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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 2128 138 119 1 1136 3.46 10
Birth Date3-11-1945
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1968 PIT 23 26 10 104.3 62.0 28.3 6 5 0 2 9 0 368 82 35 29 4 91 38 34 1 52 2.50 3.17 4.01 -4.6 -0.6
1969 PIT 24 35 33 218.7 216.0 2.7 11 17 0 0 18 2 917 206 101 87 14 291 76 69 4 173 3.58 3.00 4.54 2.6 0.2
1970 PIT 25 30 30 201.7 201.7 0.0 13 10 0 0 19 1 863 194 81 72 9 263 87 76 10 128 3.21 3.60 4.22 18.7 2.1
1971 PIT 26 31 31 226.7 226.7 0.0 19 9 0 0 22 2 943 207 93 77 15 290 63 58 2 137 3.06 3.05 3.55 26.0 2.8
1972 PIT 27 25 25 163.3 163.3 0.0 15 7 0 0 17 0 663 156 60 49 6 201 33 29 3 96 2.70 2.49 3.09 20.2 1.9
1973 PIT 28 28 28 192.0 192.0 0.0 12 14 0 0 20 2 803 176 86 65 7 217 55 48 6 122 3.05 2.71 3.57 24.9 2.8
1974 PIT 29 26 26 176.7 176.7 0.0 12 9 0 0 16 1 731 163 71 62 13 233 41 36 7 91 3.16 3.33 4.26 15.0 1.6
1975 PIT 30 27 24 140.0 136.0 4.0 8 9 0 0 12 1 621 163 69 59 9 226 43 34 3 69 3.79 3.45 3.79 16.2 1.6
1976 NYA 31 32 32 211.7 211.7 0.0 17 8 0 0 20 4 886 195 83 75 14 275 76 75 4 65 3.19 4.00 4.98 -13.9 -1.6
1977 NYA 32 3 3 19.7 19.7 0.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 85 18 9 4 1 30 8 8 0 5 1.83 4.11 4.80 0.9 0.1
1977 OAK 32 7 7 26.0 26.0 0.0 1 5 0 0 2 0 128 35 33 28 5 60 14 14 1 11 9.69 6.13 7.54 -4.3 -0.4
1977 TEX 32 23 22 167.3 165.0 2.3 10 6 1 0 15 3 685 158 60 54 13 229 42 41 0 90 2.90 3.43 4.31 12.6 1.3
1978 TEX 33 22 22 141.3 141.3 0.0 9 7 0 0 11 2 592 131 81 66 15 211 46 46 2 45 4.20 4.31 5.35 -6.2 -0.7
1979 NYN 34 17 14 85.0 79.3 5.7 3 7 0 0 4 2 391 110 60 57 9 158 34 24 1 41 6.04 4.34 5.25 -7.3 -0.8
1979 PIT 34 3 1 7.0 4.0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 9 2 2 1 13 2 2 0 1 2.57 5.12 5.53 -0.4 -0.0
1979 TEX 34 10 9 46.7 46.3 0.3 1 5 0 0 3 0 215 64 34 31 5 92 16 14 0 10 5.98 4.76 6.28 -3.2 -0.3
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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 GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1968 PIT MLB 26 10 104.3 4.01 77 .230 .246 .299 .350 .257 .228 95 -2.7 -0.3 -4.6 -0.6
1969 PIT MLB 35 33 218.7 4.54 89 .256 .248 .312 .366 .257 .295 100 6.1 0.7 2.6 0.2
1970 PIT MLB 30 30 201.7 4.22 105 .252 .259 .328 .393 .264 .295 98 21.2 2.2 18.7 2.1
1971 PIT MLB 31 31 226.7 3.55 107 .247 .252 .313 .366 .259 .264 97 20.9 2.4 26.0 2.8
1972 PIT MLB 25 25 163.3 3.09 118 .238 .250 .313 .369 .265 .286 97 22.7 2.7 20.2 1.9
1973 PIT MLB 28 28 192.0 3.57 114 .231 .254 .318 .370 .257 .276 100 25.5 2.8 24.9 2.8
1974 PIT MLB 26 26 176.7 4.26 98 .244 .257 .322 .366 .260 .259 100 11.2 1.2 15.0 1.6
1975 PIT MLB 27 24 140.0 3.79 106 .277 .256 .321 .366 .257 .310 97 13.9 1.5 16.2 1.6
1976 NYA MLB 32 32 211.7 4.98 68 .259 .253 .315 .357 .258 .249 94 -13.9 -1.6 -13.9 -1.6
1977 NYA MLB 3 3 19.7 4.80 96 .258 .270 .326 .413 .262 .239 102 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
1977 OAK MLB 7 7 26.0 7.54 35 .342 .271 .323 .410 .257 .309 100 -4.3 -0.4 -4.3 -0.4
1977 TEX MLB 23 22 167.3 4.31 102 .242 .265 .325 .399 .262 .269 97 12.6 1.3 12.6 1.3
1978 TEX MLB 22 22 141.3 5.35 71 .262 .259 .320 .380 .261 .240 98 -6.2 -0.7 -6.2 -0.7
1979 NYN MLB 17 14 85.0 5.25 70 .304 .267 .324 .397 .257 .330 95 -4.9 -0.5 -7.3 -0.8
1979 PIT MLB 3 1 7.0 5.53 79 .275 .276 .322 .421 .262 .320 108 -0.1 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
1979 TEX MLB 10 9 46.7 6.28 68 .293 .274 .334 .418 .267 .321 101 -3.2 -0.3 -3.2 -0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1968 PIT MLB 6 5 0 26 10 104.3 82 38 52 4 64% .228 7.1 3.3 0.3 4.5 1.15 2.50 -4.6 -0.6
1969 PIT MLB 11 17 0 35 33 218.7 206 76 173 14 70% .295 8.5 3.1 0.6 7.1 1.29 3.58 2.6 0.2
1970 PIT MLB 13 10 0 30 30 201.7 194 87 128 9 63% .295 8.7 3.9 0.4 5.7 1.39 3.21 18.7 2.1
1971 PIT MLB 19 9 0 31 31 226.7 207 63 137 15 54% .264 8.2 2.5 0.6 5.4 1.19 3.06 26.0 2.8
1972 PIT MLB 15 7 0 25 25 163.3 156 33 96 6 54% .286 8.6 1.8 0.3 5.3 1.16 2.70 20.2 1.9
1973 PIT MLB 12 14 0 28 28 192.0 176 55 122 7 61% .276 8.2 2.6 0.3 5.7 1.20 3.05 24.9 2.8
1974 PIT MLB 12 9 0 26 26 176.7 163 41 91 13 54% .259 8.3 2.1 0.7 4.6 1.15 3.16 15.0 1.6
1975 PIT MLB 8 9 0 27 24 140.0 163 43 69 9 52% .310 10.5 2.8 0.6 4.4 1.47 3.79 16.2 1.6
1976 NYA MLB 17 8 0 32 32 211.7 195 76 65 14 59% .249 8.3 3.2 0.6 2.8 1.28 3.19 -13.9 -1.6
1977 NYA MLB 1 1 0 3 3 19.7 18 8 5 1 54% .239 8.2 3.7 0.5 2.3 1.32 1.83 0.9 0.1
1977 OAK MLB 1 5 0 7 7 26.0 35 14 11 5 55% .309 12.1 4.8 1.7 3.8 1.88 9.69 -4.3 -0.4
1977 TEX MLB 10 6 1 23 22 167.3 158 42 90 13 61% .269 8.5 2.3 0.7 4.8 1.20 2.90 12.6 1.3
1978 TEX MLB 9 7 0 22 22 141.3 131 46 45 15 60% .240 8.3 2.9 1.0 2.9 1.25 4.20 -6.2 -0.7
1979 TEX MLB 1 5 0 10 9 46.7 64 16 10 5 69% .321 12.3 3.1 1.0 1.9 1.71 5.98 -3.2 -0.3
1979 NYN MLB 3 7 0 17 14 85.0 110 34 41 9 60% .330 11.6 3.6 1.0 4.3 1.69 6.04 -7.3 -0.8
1979 PIT MLB 0 0 0 3 1 7.0 9 2 1 1 76% .320 11.6 2.6 1.3 1.3 1.57 2.57 -0.4 -0.0

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
1970-08-11 1970-09-17 37 32 Right Elbow Strain - -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

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

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Diagnostics

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BP Articles

Dock Ellis is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: This Week's New Pitching Lines, 5/30Sam Miller2014-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Jose Abreu's Amazing MonthDaniel Rathman2014-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: My Book Report on a Video of the Longest Home Runs HitSam Miller2013-08-19
The Lineup Card: 10 Memories of Hall of Fame CandidatesBaseball Prospectus2013-01-09
This article requires BP Premium accessPunk Hits: Why Do We Fear The Beard?Ian Miller2012-12-11
Wezen-Ball: The SPBA's Short LifeLarry Granillo2012-11-28
The Lineup Card: 9 Off-Season Moves That Excited Us Most as KidsBaseball Prospectus2012-11-28
Baseball ProGUESTus: No No-No, No CryCraig Glaser2012-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: The Prince and the Pauper NumbersJohn Perrotto2012-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: Do We Care About Characters?Adam Sobsey2012-03-07
The Lineup Card: 12 Favorite Baseball Songs that are NOT by The Baseball ProjectBaseball Prospectus2011-08-03
Prospectus Perspective: Baseball and Christmas LootChristina Kahrl2010-12-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Best Rookie Pitching Duos of These Modern TimesJim Baker2006-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Infinity EditionSteven Goldman2005-04-27
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-05-19


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-19 15:30:00 (link to chat)Have you heard the Todd Snider song on Dock Ellis? I suppose PEDs can theoretically come in many different varieties.
(ChuckR from Addison, IL)
I haven't and I've meant to, but this is a point I've been trying to make about PEDs when I say, Joe DiMaggio calmed his nerves during his '41 hitting streak by chain smoking in the dugout tunnel. Yes, he was taking a drug, nicotine. And readers go, "ARE YOU KIDDING, COMPARING CIGARETTES TO STEROIDS?" and miss the point. I'm not saying that nicotine can help you get a hit or a home run, though I would argue it probably did in DiMaggio's case. Rather, I am arguing in the specific case that taking a drug to help you stay on the field is cheating, when there are ALL kinds of drugs, be they PEDs or aspirin or antibiotics. We just choose which ones are in and which are out. That was the whole point of this week's You Could Look It Up. (Steven Goldman)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-13 17:00:00NLCS Game FourSticking with music, I'll take Sonic Youth over Randy Newman any day. Regarding music-meets-baseball, the old SF Seals (one of Barabara Manning's old bands)CD, "Baseball Trilogy" is a great record. The song "Dock Ellis" is killer. Barbara, by the way, is a big Giants fan. (David Laurila)