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Earl Torgeson 1BWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 6037 .265 .385 .417 .240 24.2
Birth Date1-1-1924
Height6' 3"
Weight180 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1947 BSN 23 128 484 399 73 112 20 6 16 192 82 59 0 3 78 11 .281 .403 .481 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 BSN 24 134 531 438 70 111 23 5 10 174 81 54 2 10 67 19 .253 .372 .397 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 BSN 25 25 113 100 17 26 5 1 4 45 13 4 0 0 19 4 .260 .345 .450 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 BSN 26 156 704 576 120 167 30 3 23 272 119 69 1 8 87 15 .290 .412 .472 .331 55.3 5.6 5.9
1951 BSN 27 155 690 581 99 153 21 4 24 254 102 70 2 5 92 20 11 .263 .375 .437 .300 45.3 2.1 4.8
1952 BSN 28 122 471 382 49 88 17 0 5 120 81 38 1 7 34 11 7 .230 .366 .314 .282 11.4 0.7 1.3
1953 PHI 29 111 437 379 58 104 25 8 11 178 53 57 2 3 64 7 1 .274 .366 .470 .286 13.1 4.2 1.7
1954 PHI 30 135 582 490 63 133 22 6 5 182 75 52 0 6 11 54 7 1 .271 .364 .371 .269 15.2 2.5 1.8
1955 DET 31 89 369 300 58 85 10 1 9 124 61 29 0 7 1 50 9 0 .283 .397 .413 .296 20.9 -0.5 2.1
1955 PHI 31 47 184 150 29 40 5 3 1 54 32 20 0 1 1 17 2 3 .267 .393 .360 .286 5.1 2.9 0.8
1956 DET 32 117 400 318 61 84 9 3 12 135 78 47 0 3 1 42 6 4 .264 .406 .425 .298 20.1 -4.5 1.6
1957 CHA 33 86 307 251 53 74 11 2 7 110 49 44 0 3 4 46 7 3 .295 .406 .438 .312 21.6 -5.4 1.7
1957 DET 33 30 62 50 5 12 2 1 1 19 12 10 0 0 0 5 0 0 .240 .387 .380 .277 0.9 -1.0 -0.0
1958 CHA 34 96 236 188 37 50 8 0 10 88 48 29 0 0 0 30 7 2 .266 .415 .468 .307 19.5 -0.8 2.0
1959 CHA 35 127 344 277 40 61 5 3 9 99 62 55 0 4 1 45 7 6 .220 .359 .357 .260 3.4 -7.0 -0.4
1960 CHA 36 68 78 57 12 15 2 0 2 23 21 8 0 0 0 9 1 0 .263 .462 .404 .337 8.9 0.2 1.0
1961 CHA 37 20 19 15 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 .067 .211 .067 .171 -1.4 -0.0 -0.1
1961 NYA 37 22 26 18 3 2 0 0 0 2 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .385 .111 .220 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1
Career16686037496984813182154614920729806538255574013339.265.385.417.240238.3-1.124.2

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
1947 BSN MLB 128 484 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 BSN MLB 134 531 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 BSN MLB 25 113 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 BSN MLB 156 704 .331 .262 .335 .405 .265 .000 95 45.7 16.8 -10.8 5.6 1.4 55.3 5.9 55.3 5.9
1951 BSN MLB 155 690 .300 .259 .327 .394 .268 .000 96 30 19.4 -12.4 2.1 5.6 45.3 4.8 45.3 4.8
1952 BSN MLB 122 471 .282 .251 .320 .373 .268 .000 92 9.6 11.7 -7.2 0.7 -0.5 11.4 1.3 11.4 1.3
1953 PHI MLB 111 437 .286 .269 .336 .417 .274 .000 97 10.2 10.1 -6.4 4.2 1.6 13.1 1.7 13.1 1.7
1954 PHI MLB 135 582 .269 .267 .334 .413 .268 .292 98 5.3 14.8 -9.5 2.5 2.5 15.2 1.8 15.2 1.8
1955 DET MLB 89 369 .296 .261 .336 .386 .262 .283 100 14.1 10.3 -6.4 -0.5 2.5 20.9 2.1 20.9 2.1
1955 PHI MLB 47 184 .286 .265 .333 .414 .269 .300 100 4.9 5.0 -3.2 2.9 -0.3 5.1 0.8 5.1 0.8
1956 DET MLB 117 400 .298 .260 .334 .396 .263 .275 101 15.9 11.1 -6.5 -4.5 -2.3 20.1 1.6 20.1 1.6
1957 CHA MLB 86 307 .312 .258 .324 .385 .260 .330 98 15.9 8.2 -4.9 -5.4 3.1 21.6 1.7 21.6 1.7
1957 DET MLB 30 62 .277 .260 .332 .385 .264 .282 102 1 1.7 -0.8 -1.0 -0.2 0.9 -0.0 0.9 -0.0
1958 CHA MLB 96 236 .307 .251 .316 .377 .256 .268 97 11 6.4 -3.6 -0.8 3.4 19.5 2.0 19.5 2.0
1959 CHA MLB 127 344 .260 .255 .321 .384 .258 .240 100 0.1 9.5 -5.5 -7.0 0.5 3.4 -0.4 3.4 -0.4
1960 CHA MLB 68 78 .337 .251 .318 .386 .259 .277 99 6 2.1 -0.3 0.2 1.1 8.9 1.0 8.9 1.0
1961 CHA MLB 20 19 .171 .243 .312 .378 .252 .091 99 -1.8 0.5 0 -0.0 -0.2 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
1961 NYA MLB 22 26 .220 .250 .327 .382 .256 .133 94 -1.1 0.7 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1

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
1947 BSN MLB 484 73 112 20 6 16 78 82 59 11 .281 .403 .481 .201 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 BSN MLB 531 70 111 23 5 10 67 81 54 19 .253 .372 .397 .144 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 BSN MLB 113 17 26 5 1 4 19 13 4 4 .260 .345 .450 .190 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 BSN MLB 704 120 167 30 3 23 87 119 69 15 .290 .412 .472 .182 .331 55.3 5.6 5.9
1951 BSN MLB 690 99 153 21 4 24 92 102 70 20 11 .263 .375 .437 .174 .300 45.3 2.1 4.8
1952 BSN MLB 471 49 88 17 0 5 34 81 38 11 7 .230 .366 .314 .084 .282 11.4 0.7 1.3
1953 PHI MLB 437 58 104 25 8 11 64 53 57 7 1 .274 .366 .470 .195 .286 13.1 4.2 1.7
1954 PHI MLB 582 63 133 22 6 5 54 75 52 7 1 .271 .364 .371 .100 .269 15.2 2.5 1.8
1955 DET MLB 369 58 85 10 1 9 50 61 29 9 0 .283 .397 .413 .130 .296 20.9 -0.5 2.1
1955 PHI MLB 184 29 40 5 3 1 17 32 20 2 3 .267 .393 .360 .093 .286 5.1 2.9 0.8
1956 DET MLB 400 61 84 9 3 12 42 78 47 6 4 .264 .406 .425 .160 .298 20.1 -4.5 1.6
1957 CHA MLB 307 53 74 11 2 7 46 49 44 7 3 .295 .406 .438 .143 .312 21.6 -5.4 1.7
1957 DET MLB 62 5 12 2 1 1 5 12 10 0 0 .240 .387 .380 .140 .277 0.9 -1.0 -0.0
1958 CHA MLB 236 37 50 8 0 10 30 48 29 7 2 .266 .415 .468 .202 .307 19.5 -0.8 2.0
1959 CHA MLB 344 40 61 5 3 9 45 62 55 7 6 .220 .359 .357 .137 .260 3.4 -7.0 -0.4
1960 CHA MLB 78 12 15 2 0 2 9 21 8 1 0 .263 .462 .404 .140 .337 8.9 0.2 1.0
1961 CHA MLB 19 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 .067 .211 .067 .000 .171 -1.4 -0.0 -0.1
1961 NYA MLB 26 3 2 0 0 0 0 8 3 0 1 .111 .385 .111 .000 .220 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

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  Title Author Date
Wezen-Ball: The 1948 World Series, Game1: A Radio DiaryLarry Granillo2013-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: On Droughts and DraftsSteven Goldman2009-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: The Eddie AwardJeff Bower2003-02-28


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