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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
14 7829 .289 .333 .411 .229 25.5
Birth Date1-7-1922
Height5' 11"
Weight185 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 BSN 24 15 13 13 0 3 3 0 0 6 0 3 0 0 1 0 .231 .231 .462 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 BSN 26 137 579 543 85 175 39 6 3 235 24 36 2 10 48 4 .322 .353 .433 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 BSN 27 130 572 529 74 146 23 5 3 188 31 43 1 11 53 5 .276 .317 .355 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 28 154 643 587 79 164 36 5 16 258 39 60 6 11 67 9 .279 .331 .440 .281 39.1 -20.1 1.8
1951 NY1 29 156 700 646 114 196 41 7 14 293 42 39 6 6 69 12 7 .303 .352 .454 .293 54.0 -7.1 4.8
1952 NY1 30 151 649 589 92 177 29 3 14 254 47 39 5 8 73 6 6 .301 .357 .431 .299 46.2 -19.0 3.0
1953 NY1 31 155 693 647 126 194 41 6 23 316 28 34 6 12 88 7 2 .300 .335 .488 .298 55.6 -5.4 5.1
1954 NY1 32 154 693 644 98 189 26 6 20 287 27 40 5 5 12 70 5 3 .293 .325 .446 .260 30.4 -5.4 2.6
1955 NY1 33 115 508 475 77 134 20 3 9 187 22 32 5 2 4 45 2 1 .282 .319 .394 .252 18.0 -4.5 1.4
1956 NY1 34 48 222 206 19 52 12 0 2 70 8 13 1 4 3 17 0 0 .252 .279 .340 .210 -4.5 -5.7 -1.1
1956 SLN 34 100 442 413 54 118 14 7 4 158 21 33 2 4 2 37 3 1 .286 .320 .383 .249 16.1 -1.1 1.6
1957 SLN 35 140 625 583 80 169 25 8 4 222 29 56 4 4 5 64 3 4 .290 .326 .381 .260 23.9 -9.0 1.6
1958 CHN 36 114 506 464 54 137 16 4 3 170 29 23 5 6 2 43 1 1 .295 .339 .366 .261 17.0 1.7 2.0
1958 SLN 36 18 66 64 7 19 0 0 1 22 2 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 .297 .318 .344 .219 -1.3 0.1 -0.1
1959 CHN 37 136 545 477 60 126 22 9 6 184 55 50 3 3 7 45 1 1 .264 .342 .386 .269 28.2 3.2 3.3
1960 MLN 38 50 152 141 16 42 6 2 1 55 7 13 1 3 0 18 0 0 .298 .329 .390 .256 1.1 -0.4 0.1
1960 PHI 38 55 221 198 29 48 5 1 3 64 19 14 2 0 2 14 1 1 .242 .315 .323 .226 -0.6 -3.5 -0.4
Career182878297219106420893587212629694305345431957575927.289.333.411.229323.2-76.325.5

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 BSN MLB 15 13 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 BSN MLB 137 579 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 BSN MLB 130 572 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 MLB 154 643 .281 .261 .331 .402 .262 .000 98 11.9 14.7 6.8 -20.1 3.7 39.1 1.8 39.1 1.8
1951 NY1 MLB 156 700 .293 .259 .327 .391 .268 .000 99 22 17.5 8.1 -7.1 5.1 54.0 4.8 54.0 4.8
1952 NY1 MLB 151 649 .299 .252 .316 .373 .268 .000 99 21 14.2 6.6 -19.0 3.1 46.2 3.0 46.2 3.0
1953 NY1 MLB 155 693 .298 .267 .331 .414 .271 .000 100 27 18.8 5.7 -5.4 2.9 55.6 5.1 55.6 5.1
1954 NY1 MLB 154 693 .260 .267 .331 .413 .267 .287 101 0.2 18.1 8.3 -5.4 2.9 30.4 2.6 30.4 2.6
1955 NY1 MLB 115 508 .252 .255 .319 .403 .258 .287 101 -3.5 12.1 5.6 -4.5 3.6 18.0 1.4 18.0 1.4
1956 NY1 MLB 48 222 .210 .256 .313 .409 .255 .256 100 -10.7 5.6 2.6 -5.7 -0.6 -4.5 -1.1 -4.5 -1.1
1956 SLN MLB 100 442 .249 .254 .317 .394 .254 .300 102 -4.9 12.3 5.6 -1.1 1.0 16.1 1.6 16.1 1.6
1957 SLN MLB 140 625 .260 .261 .318 .399 .263 .313 102 0.3 16.7 7.6 -9.0 -0.9 23.9 1.6 23.9 1.6
1958 CHN MLB 114 506 .261 .258 .320 .398 .263 .302 101 0.7 13.3 1.8 1.7 -0.0 17.0 2.0 17.0 2.0
1958 SLN MLB 18 66 .219 .267 .334 .407 .268 .316 108 -2.7 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.2 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
1959 CHN MLB 136 545 .269 .263 .321 .401 .263 .283 101 5 15.0 1.8 3.2 1.3 28.2 3.3 28.2 3.3
1960 MLN MLB 50 152 .256 .252 .314 .381 .255 .315 96 -0.6 4.1 -1 -0.4 -0.3 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
1960 PHI MLB 55 221 .226 .253 .315 .384 .257 .249 101 -7.5 6.0 0.8 -3.5 0.6 -0.6 -0.4 -0.6 -0.4

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 BSN MLB 13 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 3 0 .231 .231 .462 .231 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 BSN MLB 579 85 175 39 6 3 48 24 36 4 .322 .353 .433 .110 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 BSN MLB 572 74 146 23 5 3 53 31 43 5 .276 .317 .355 .079 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 MLB 643 79 164 36 5 16 67 39 60 9 .279 .331 .440 .160 .281 39.1 -20.1 1.8
1951 NY1 MLB 700 114 196 41 7 14 69 42 39 12 7 .303 .352 .454 .150 .293 54.0 -7.1 4.8
1952 NY1 MLB 649 92 177 29 3 14 73 47 39 6 6 .301 .357 .431 .131 .299 46.2 -19.0 3.0
1953 NY1 MLB 693 126 194 41 6 23 88 28 34 7 2 .300 .335 .488 .189 .298 55.6 -5.4 5.1
1954 NY1 MLB 693 98 189 26 6 20 70 27 40 5 3 .293 .325 .446 .152 .260 30.4 -5.4 2.6
1955 NY1 MLB 508 77 134 20 3 9 45 22 32 2 1 .282 .319 .394 .112 .252 18.0 -4.5 1.4
1956 NY1 MLB 222 19 52 12 0 2 17 8 13 0 0 .252 .279 .340 .087 .210 -4.5 -5.7 -1.1
1956 SLN MLB 442 54 118 14 7 4 37 21 33 3 1 .286 .320 .383 .097 .249 16.1 -1.1 1.6
1957 SLN MLB 625 80 169 25 8 4 64 29 56 3 4 .290 .326 .381 .091 .260 23.9 -9.0 1.6
1958 CHN MLB 506 54 137 16 4 3 43 29 23 1 1 .295 .339 .366 .071 .261 17.0 1.7 2.0
1958 SLN MLB 66 7 19 0 0 1 5 2 6 0 0 .297 .318 .344 .047 .219 -1.3 0.1 -0.1
1959 CHN MLB 545 60 126 22 9 6 45 55 50 1 1 .264 .342 .386 .122 .269 28.2 3.2 3.3
1960 MLN MLB 152 16 42 6 2 1 18 7 13 0 0 .298 .329 .390 .092 .256 1.1 -0.4 0.1
1960 PHI MLB 221 29 48 5 1 3 14 19 14 1 1 .242 .315 .323 .081 .226 -0.6 -3.5 -0.4

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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Compensation

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessThe HOF Rule Change: What Happens After 10 Years?Mike Gianella2014-07-28
Overthinking It: The Pitches No Zone Can ContainBen Lindbergh2013-05-21
Perfect Game Presents: 2013 Rookie of the Year Candidates 2013-03-29
Wezen-Ball: The 1948 World Series, Game1: A Radio DiaryLarry Granillo2013-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: The Raul Ibanez SpecialJason Wojciechowski2012-10-11
The BP Wayback Machine: Spring Training, What's it Good For?Steven Goldman2012-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Leyland's Cooperstown CaseJay Jaffe2011-10-13
The BP Broadside: The Annotated WARP Leaders II: Did Ernie Banks Write the Book of Love?Steven Goldman2011-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Not a One-Shot WonderSteven Goldman2010-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: The White Rat ReluctantJeff Euston2010-07-26
You Can Blog It Up: Dead Player of the Day and Other Notes #9Steven Goldman2010-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Lest We ForgetSteven Goldman2009-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: (Near) Hitless WondersJay Jaffe2008-10-28
Prospectus Matchups: Four In a RowJim Baker2008-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessStupid Lawyer Tricks: Advice for the Young at HeartDerek Jacques2008-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Specialization Is My SpecialtySteven Goldman2006-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: John Quinn's ReignSteven Goldman2005-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Superstars, All-Stars and BustsNate Silver2004-11-11
This article requires BP Premium accessCross Your Fingers: Cautionary Tales From the Second Base Trade Logs, Part IISteven Goldman2003-07-18


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