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Vic Wertz 1B

Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
0 7021 .277 .364 .469 .230 23.3
Birth Date2-9-1925
Height6' 0"
Weight186 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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
Career18627021609986716922894226628638288422743241178919.277.364.469.230226.4-1.023.3

Statistics for All Levels

'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 DET MLB 102 382 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 DET MLB 119 448 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 DET MLB 155 695 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 DET MLB 149 657 .304 .273 .356 .402 .000 .000 100 25.8 15.1 -5.6 -0.5 -5.0 30.3 2.9 30.3 2.9
1951 DET MLB 138 581 .312 .261 .336 .377 .000 .000 100 24.9 12.4 -4.5 6.0 0.1 32.9 4.0 32.9 4.0
1952 DET MLB 85 332 .307 .253 .323 .366 .000 .000 99 13.8 7.8 -2.8 0.7 0.2 19.0 2.1 19.0 2.1
1952 SLA MLB 37 154 .358 .244 .315 .350 .000 .000 96 9.7 2.6 -1 0.3 -1.1 10.2 1.1 10.2 1.1
1953 SLA MLB 128 518 .292 .264 .332 .383 .000 .000 103 16.5 13.5 -4.9 -1.4 -2.4 22.7 2.1 22.7 2.1
1954 BAL MLB 29 106 .220 .248 .309 .362 .000 .234 91 -4.4 2.9 -1 -0.4 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
1954 CLE MLB 94 335 .287 .256 .328 .371 .000 .272 100 9.3 9.2 -5.6 2.4 -1.3 11.6 1.5 11.6 1.5
1955 CLE MLB 74 295 .278 .256 .332 .382 .000 .237 99 5.4 8.2 -4.9 0.6 -1.0 7.8 0.9 7.8 0.9
1956 CLE MLB 136 568 .304 .262 .338 .399 .000 .257 98 25.9 15.8 -10.1 -1.9 -2.3 29.3 2.8 29.3 2.8
1957 CLE MLB 144 606 .305 .254 .322 .377 .000 .285 98 26.9 16.0 -10.1 0.6 -0.7 32.0 3.5 32.0 3.5
1958 CLE MLB 25 48 .292 .245 .309 .380 .000 .273 98 1.5 1.3 -0.5 0.1 -0.6 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
1959 BOS MLB 94 273 .282 .250 .316 .380 .000 .290 108 5.9 7.4 -4.1 -2.7 0.4 9.6 0.7 9.6 0.7
1960 BOS MLB 131 487 .275 .253 .319 .385 .000 .283 107 7.5 13.2 -8.1 -3.0 0.3 12.9 1.1 12.9 1.1
1961 BOS MLB 99 363 .264 .255 .325 .393 .000 .268 106 1.4 10.3 -6.3 -1.0 -1.4 4.0 0.3 4.0 0.3
1961 DET MLB 8 6 .130 .256 .321 .392 .000 .200 104 -0.8 0.2 0 0.0 0.0 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
1962 DET MLB 74 112 .317 .249 .316 .381 .000 .330 100 6.6 3.1 -1 -0.8 -0.9 7.9 0.7 7.9 0.7
1963 DET MLB 6 5 .014 .248 .316 .389 .000 .000 108 -1.1 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
1963 MIN MLB 35 50 .219 .238 .302 .365 .000 .083 101 -1.9 1.3 -0.4 -0.1 0.2 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -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 DET MLB 382 60 96 22 4 6 44 47 66 2 0 .288 .376 .432 .144 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 DET MLB 448 49 97 19 9 7 67 48 70 0 0 .248 .335 .396 .148 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 DET MLB 695 96 185 26 6 20 133 80 61 2 3 .304 .385 .465 .161 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 DET MLB 657 99 172 37 4 27 123 91 55 0 1 .308 .408 .533 .225 .304 30.3 -0.5 2.9
1951 DET MLB 581 86 143 24 4 27 94 78 61 0 3 .285 .383 .511 .226 .312 32.9 6.0 4.0
1952 DET MLB 332 46 70 15 3 17 51 46 44 1 0 .246 .352 .498 .253 .307 19.0 0.7 2.1
1952 SLA MLB 154 22 45 5 0 6 19 23 20 0 0 .346 .444 .523 .177 .358 10.2 0.3 1.1
1953 SLA MLB 518 61 118 18 6 19 70 72 44 1 4 .268 .376 .466 .198 .292 22.7 -1.4 2.1
1954 BAL MLB 106 5 19 1 0 1 13 11 17 0 0 .202 .283 .245 .043 .220 -2.9 -0.4 -0.3
1954 CLE MLB 335 33 81 14 2 14 48 34 40 0 2 .275 .344 .478 .203 .287 11.6 2.4 1.5
1955 CLE MLB 295 30 65 11 2 14 55 32 33 1 1 .253 .332 .475 .222 .278 7.8 0.6 0.9
1956 CLE MLB 568 65 127 22 0 32 106 75 87 0 0 .264 .364 .509 .245 .304 29.3 -1.9 2.8
1957 CLE MLB 606 84 145 21 0 28 105 78 88 2 3 .282 .371 .485 .204 .305 32.0 0.6 3.5
1958 CLE MLB 48 5 12 1 0 3 12 5 7 0 0 .279 .354 .512 .233 .292 1.6 0.1 0.2
1959 BOS MLB 273 38 68 13 0 7 49 22 32 0 0 .275 .337 .413 .138 .282 9.6 -2.7 0.7
1960 BOS MLB 487 45 125 22 0 19 103 37 54 0 2 .282 .335 .460 .178 .275 12.9 -3.0 1.1
1961 BOS MLB 363 33 83 16 2 11 60 38 43 0 0 .262 .339 .429 .167 .264 4.0 -1.0 0.3
1961 DET MLB 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 .130 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
1962 DET MLB 112 7 34 2 0 5 18 5 13 0 0 .324 .357 .486 .162 .317 7.9 -0.8 0.7
1963 DET MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .014 -1.0 0.0 -0.1
1963 MIN MLB 50 3 6 0 0 3 7 6 5 0 0 .136 .240 .341 .205 .219 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1

Plate Discipline

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Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Seven Pioneers Worthy of Hall of Fame InductionBaseball Prospectus2014-01-08
BP Unfiltered: The Biggest Late Rallies That Came Up ShortRyan Lind2013-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Worst of the BestBen Lindbergh2011-02-24
A Worthy Tradition: Americana, the 1954 World Series, and a Small Town in Upper MichiganDavid Laurila2010-10-20
Another Look: Kirk Gibson's HomerBob Hertzel2010-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Willie, Mickey, and the DukeBob Hertzel2010-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Pitchers Who FizzledBob Hertzel2010-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Made, or Happened?Steven Goldman2004-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessLeast Competent Criminals: The Least Efficient Base-Stealing Teams EverJim Baker2004-07-30


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