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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
12 5938 .258 .329 .327 .248 12.6
Birth Date3-16-1932
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
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
1955 SLN 23 5 23 16 4 6 1 0 0 7 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .375 .545 .438 .386 2.5 0.5 0.3
1956 SLN 24 150 665 587 94 153 22 7 0 189 72 52 3 1 2 27 8 8 .261 .344 .322 .245 17.7 -0.7 1.8
1957 SLN 25 154 728 650 108 176 25 7 8 239 71 49 1 1 5 58 21 9 .271 .343 .368 .265 33.6 11.6 4.8
1958 SLN 26 143 608 547 71 150 19 10 2 195 57 47 1 1 2 36 20 5 .274 .343 .356 .252 11.6 -4.6 0.7
1959 SLN 27 150 691 615 90 178 26 7 1 221 67 42 2 0 7 24 15 15 .289 .361 .359 .261 23.8 -0.0 2.5
1960 SFN 28 136 583 523 72 123 12 8 2 157 49 53 2 2 7 31 14 2 .235 .302 .300 .242 9.7 -2.1 0.8
1961 CIN 29 123 502 450 59 100 18 4 1 129 39 38 2 2 9 21 4 3 .222 .286 .287 .205 -18.6 0.8 -1.8
1961 SFN 29 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .667 .000 .374 0.5 0.0 0.1
1962 CIN 30 141 570 494 77 139 9 7 2 168 63 44 2 2 9 35 4 3 .281 .364 .340 .275 18.7 8.6 2.8
1963 CIN 31 18 38 31 4 5 2 0 0 7 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .161 .316 .226 .238 -0.4 -0.5 -0.1
1963 WS2 31 69 278 254 29 65 10 2 2 85 24 18 0 0 0 12 3 2 .256 .320 .335 .250 6.2 -2.7 0.4
1964 WS2 32 143 556 506 56 135 17 2 1 159 40 44 0 1 9 34 8 5 .267 .320 .314 .246 6.2 -2.9 0.4
1965 WS2 33 129 450 403 47 90 8 8 1 117 35 45 2 3 7 18 5 4 .223 .287 .290 .230 2.3 1.8 0.5
1966 KC1 34 12 21 19 1 3 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .158 .238 .158 .190 -1.6 0.1 -0.2
1966 WS2 34 68 222 200 18 43 9 0 1 55 18 21 0 0 4 11 2 1 .215 .280 .275 .223 -0.4 -2.5 -0.3
Career14445938529673113661786221173155246215136230810560.258.329.327.248111.87.212.6

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
1955 SLN MLB 5 23 .386 .233 .303 .361 .243 .375 101 2.4 0.5 0 0.5 0.0 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
1956 SLN MLB 150 665 .245 .256 .319 .398 .257 .285 103 -10.7 18.5 2.2 -0.7 5.7 17.7 1.8 17.7 1.8
1957 SLN MLB 154 728 .265 .261 .319 .400 .264 .283 102 3.8 19.5 -0.9 11.6 8.1 33.6 4.8 33.6 4.8
1958 SLN MLB 143 608 .252 .263 .323 .402 .264 .297 104 -4.8 16.4 -0.8 -4.6 0.4 11.6 0.7 11.6 0.7
1959 SLN MLB 150 691 .261 .259 .319 .400 .262 .309 105 0.4 19.0 -0.9 -0.0 2.9 23.8 2.5 23.8 2.5
1960 SFN MLB 136 583 .242 .256 .316 .393 .260 .257 95 -10.4 15.7 -0.7 -2.1 7.9 9.7 0.8 9.7 0.8
1961 CIN MLB 123 502 .205 .263 .322 .405 .260 .240 100 -29 14.2 -0.6 0.8 -0.6 -18.6 -1.8 -18.6 -1.8
1961 SFN MLB 3 3 .374 .271 .338 .369 .257 .000 94 0.4 0.1 0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
1962 CIN MLB 141 570 .275 .263 .325 .398 .264 .304 99 8.6 15.9 -0.7 8.6 -1.1 18.7 2.8 18.7 2.8
1963 CIN MLB 18 38 .238 .241 .295 .341 .249 .192 93 -0.8 1.0 0 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1
1963 WS2 MLB 69 278 .250 .245 .306 .377 .259 .269 99 -2.4 7.0 -0.3 -2.7 0.9 6.2 0.4 6.2 0.4
1964 WS2 MLB 143 556 .246 .248 .309 .384 .259 .290 100 -7.3 14.2 -0.6 -2.9 2.1 6.2 0.4 6.2 0.4
1965 WS2 MLB 129 450 .230 .240 .306 .366 .258 .247 100 -12.3 11.3 -0.5 1.8 3.4 2.3 0.5 2.3 0.5
1966 KC1 MLB 12 21 .190 .243 .297 .357 .251 .188 94 -1.3 0.5 0 0.1 -0.1 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
1966 WS2 MLB 68 222 .223 .242 .303 .372 .256 .236 101 -7.4 5.6 -0.2 -2.5 -0.6 -0.4 -0.3 -0.4 -0.3

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
1955 SLN MLB 23 4 6 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 1 .375 .545 .438 .062 .386 2.5 0.5 0.3
1956 SLN MLB 665 94 153 22 7 0 27 72 52 8 8 .261 .344 .322 .061 .245 17.7 -0.7 1.8
1957 SLN MLB 728 108 176 25 7 8 58 71 49 21 9 .271 .343 .368 .097 .265 33.6 11.6 4.8
1958 SLN MLB 608 71 150 19 10 2 36 57 47 20 5 .274 .343 .356 .082 .252 11.6 -4.6 0.7
1959 SLN MLB 691 90 178 26 7 1 24 67 42 15 15 .289 .361 .359 .070 .261 23.8 -0.0 2.5
1960 SFN MLB 583 72 123 12 8 2 31 49 53 14 2 .235 .302 .300 .065 .242 9.7 -2.1 0.8
1961 CIN MLB 502 59 100 18 4 1 21 39 38 4 3 .222 .286 .287 .064 .205 -18.6 0.8 -1.8
1961 SFN MLB 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .000 .667 .000 .000 .374 0.5 0.0 0.1
1962 CIN MLB 570 77 139 9 7 2 35 63 44 4 3 .281 .364 .340 .059 .275 18.7 8.6 2.8
1963 CIN MLB 38 4 5 2 0 0 0 7 5 0 1 .161 .316 .226 .065 .238 -0.4 -0.5 -0.1
1963 WS2 MLB 278 29 65 10 2 2 12 24 18 3 2 .256 .320 .335 .079 .250 6.2 -2.7 0.4
1964 WS2 MLB 556 56 135 17 2 1 34 40 44 8 5 .267 .320 .314 .047 .246 6.2 -2.9 0.4
1965 WS2 MLB 450 47 90 8 8 1 18 35 45 5 4 .223 .287 .290 .067 .230 2.3 1.8 0.5
1966 KC1 MLB 21 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 1 .158 .238 .158 .000 .190 -1.6 0.1 -0.2
1966 WS2 MLB 222 18 43 9 0 1 11 18 21 2 1 .215 .280 .275 .060 .223 -0.4 -2.5 -0.3

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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
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Diagnostics

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Upside By Year

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  Title Author Date
Schrodinger's Bat: Dropping One DownDan Fox2007-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Celebrating the SinisterJim Baker2005-08-16
Aim For The Head: Reader Mail, and More New Stat ReportsKeith Woolner2003-09-17


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