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Bobby Thomson PHCubs

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 6957 .270 .332 .462 .207 21.7
Birth Date10-25-1923
Height6' 2"
Weight180 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1946 NY1 22 18 58 54 8 17 4 1 2 29 4 5 0 0 9 0 .315 .362 .537 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 NY1 23 138 591 545 105 154 26 5 29 277 40 78 4 2 85 1 .283 .336 .508 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 NY1 24 138 506 471 75 117 20 2 16 189 30 77 2 3 63 2 .248 .296 .401 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 NY1 25 156 689 641 99 198 35 9 27 332 44 45 2 2 109 10 .309 .355 .518 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 26 149 625 563 79 142 22 7 25 253 55 45 5 2 85 3 .252 .324 .449 .270 26.3 0.0 2.5
1951 NY1 27 148 602 518 89 152 27 8 32 291 73 57 4 7 101 5 5 .293 .385 .562 .335 63.0 -0.3 6.4
1952 NY1 28 153 666 608 89 164 29 14 24 293 52 74 4 2 108 5 2 .270 .331 .482 .305 32.2 -3.7 3.1
1953 NY1 29 154 656 608 80 175 22 6 26 287 43 57 3 2 106 4 2 .288 .338 .472 .283 33.6 -12.5 2.1
1954 MLN 30 43 113 99 7 23 3 0 2 32 12 29 0 0 2 15 0 0 .232 .315 .323 .252 1.8 -1.0 0.1
1955 MLN 31 101 383 343 40 88 12 3 12 142 34 52 0 5 1 56 2 1 .257 .319 .414 .261 8.2 -1.1 0.7
1956 MLN 32 142 505 451 59 106 10 4 20 184 43 75 2 4 5 74 2 4 .235 .302 .408 .247 10.8 2.5 1.4
1957 MLN 33 41 160 148 15 35 5 3 4 58 8 27 2 0 2 23 2 1 .236 .285 .392 .255 -0.2 0.1 -0.0
1957 NY1 33 81 237 215 24 52 7 4 8 91 19 39 0 1 2 38 1 2 .242 .302 .423 .266 3.2 2.4 0.6
1958 CHN 34 152 615 547 67 155 27 5 21 255 56 76 4 6 2 82 0 2 .283 .351 .466 .286 34.4 -13.8 2.2
1959 CHN 35 122 418 374 55 97 15 2 11 149 35 50 2 5 2 52 1 0 .259 .322 .398 .265 17.1 1.1 1.9
1960 BAL 36 3 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.082 -2.0 -0.1 -0.2
1960 BOS 36 40 127 114 12 30 3 1 5 50 11 15 0 2 0 20 0 1 .263 .323 .439 .287 6.4 1.7 0.9
Career177969576305903170526774264291255980434233610263820.270.332.462.207234.8-24.621.7

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1946 NY1 MLB 18 58 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 NY1 MLB 138 591 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 NY1 MLB 138 506 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 NY1 MLB 156 689 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 MLB 149 625 .270 .261 .330 .402 .262 .000 98 5.4 14.3 1.3 0.0 3.5 26.3 2.5 26.3 2.5
1951 NY1 MLB 148 602 .335 .257 .325 .389 .267 .000 99 43.7 15.2 0.7 -0.3 2.3 63.0 6.4 63.0 6.4
1952 NY1 MLB 153 666 .305 .252 .316 .373 .268 .000 99 24.3 14.5 1.7 -3.7 -1.4 32.2 3.1 32.2 3.1
1953 NY1 MLB 154 656 .283 .266 .331 .412 .271 .000 99 15.6 17.8 1.6 -12.5 -0.4 33.6 2.1 33.6 2.1
1954 MLN MLB 43 113 .252 .261 .325 .400 .259 .309 92 -0.8 2.8 -0.6 -1.0 0.1 1.8 0.1 1.8 0.1
1955 MLN MLB 101 383 .261 .258 .322 .412 .262 .268 96 0.3 9.9 -2.2 -1.1 -1.3 8.2 0.7 8.2 0.7
1956 MLN MLB 142 505 .247 .259 .318 .413 .258 .239 95 -6 12.4 -2.2 2.5 0.4 10.8 1.4 10.8 1.4
1957 MLN MLB 41 160 .255 .268 .322 .415 .267 .265 96 -0.8 4.3 -0.8 0.1 -2.0 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
1957 NY1 MLB 81 237 .266 .256 .316 .392 .259 .260 100 1.2 5.6 -1.4 2.4 -2.1 3.2 0.6 3.2 0.6
1958 CHN MLB 152 615 .286 .261 .323 .403 .265 .294 102 15.7 16.2 1.3 -13.8 -1.7 34.4 2.2 34.4 2.2
1959 CHN MLB 122 418 .265 .262 .321 .405 .264 .270 101 2.2 11.5 -1.3 1.1 3.1 17.1 1.9 17.1 1.9
1960 BAL MLB 3 6 -.082 .250 .317 .370 .254 .000 96 -2 0.2 0 -0.1 0.0 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
1960 BOS MLB 40 127 .287 .250 .323 .379 .260 .260 107 3.5 3.4 -0.3 1.7 0.5 6.4 0.9 6.4 0.9

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1946 NY1 MLB 58 8 17 4 1 2 9 4 5 0 .315 .362 .537 .222 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 NY1 MLB 591 105 154 26 5 29 85 40 78 1 .283 .336 .508 .226 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 NY1 MLB 506 75 117 20 2 16 63 30 77 2 .248 .296 .401 .153 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 NY1 MLB 689 99 198 35 9 27 109 44 45 10 .309 .355 .518 .209 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 MLB 625 79 142 22 7 25 85 55 45 3 .252 .324 .449 .197 .270 26.3 0.0 2.5
1951 NY1 MLB 602 89 152 27 8 32 101 73 57 5 5 .293 .385 .562 .268 .335 63.0 -0.3 6.4
1952 NY1 MLB 666 89 164 29 14 24 108 52 74 5 2 .270 .331 .482 .212 .305 32.2 -3.7 3.1
1953 NY1 MLB 656 80 175 22 6 26 106 43 57 4 2 .288 .338 .472 .184 .283 33.6 -12.5 2.1
1954 MLN MLB 113 7 23 3 0 2 15 12 29 0 0 .232 .315 .323 .091 .252 1.8 -1.0 0.1
1955 MLN MLB 383 40 88 12 3 12 56 34 52 2 1 .257 .319 .414 .157 .261 8.2 -1.1 0.7
1956 MLN MLB 505 59 106 10 4 20 74 43 75 2 4 .235 .302 .408 .173 .247 10.8 2.5 1.4
1957 MLN MLB 160 15 35 5 3 4 23 8 27 2 1 .236 .285 .392 .155 .255 -0.2 0.1 -0.0
1957 NY1 MLB 237 24 52 7 4 8 38 19 39 1 2 .242 .302 .423 .181 .266 3.2 2.4 0.6
1958 CHN MLB 615 67 155 27 5 21 82 56 76 0 2 .283 .351 .466 .183 .286 34.4 -13.8 2.2
1959 CHN MLB 418 55 97 15 2 11 52 35 50 1 0 .259 .322 .398 .139 .265 17.1 1.1 1.9
1960 BAL MLB 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.082 -2.0 -0.1 -0.2
1960 BOS MLB 127 12 30 3 1 5 20 11 15 0 1 .263 .323 .439 .175 .287 6.4 1.7 0.9

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Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1954-04-13 1954-07-14 15-DL 92 75 Right Ankle Fracture Sliding Into Base - -

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  Title Author Date
Wezen-Ball: Matt Cain, Peanuts & "How Did the Other Team Feel?"Larry Granillo2012-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: Worst. Lineup. Ever.Bradley Ankrom2012-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Maddon Hopes for More October PlayJohn Perrotto2011-12-21
The BP Wayback Machine: Trades that Made a DifferenceSteven Goldman2011-07-13
The BP Wayback Machine: Un-StarsJames Click2011-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: The Hubris of RigglemanSteven Goldman2011-06-24
Wezen-Ball: Bill Stewart, MLB Umpire & NHL Referee (and coach!)Larry Granillo2011-04-28
A Worthy Tradition: Americana, the 1954 World Series, and a Small Town in Upper MichiganDavid Laurila2010-10-20
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Year-End AwardsJohn Perrotto2010-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessExpanded Horizons: The Great NL West raceTommy Bennett2010-09-21
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Not a One-Shot WonderSteven Goldman2010-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Willie, Mickey, and the DukeBob Hertzel2010-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Do No MoreBob Hertzel2010-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Matt Wieters of 1947Steven Goldman2009-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Miraculous!Steven Goldman2009-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Trades that Made a DifferenceSteven Goldman2008-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Life and Times of Buzzie Bavasi, Part OneJay Jaffe2008-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: ScapegoatsSteven Goldman2007-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Masses Rejoice!Jim Baker2007-04-13
How Far They Fell: Putting the Indians' Miss Into ContextClay Davenport2005-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Buzz Words: Shell-Shocked by Scoring PositionAllen Barra2005-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessCrooked Numbers: Un-StarsJames Click2005-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessCan Of Corn: What if...?Dayn Perry2004-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: What is a Deadline Trade Worth?, Part 2Steven Goldman2004-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessCan Of Corn: Ode To Hammerin' HankDayn Perry2004-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Paul DicksonPeter Schilling Jr.2003-07-18


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