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Don Elston PCubs

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
9 755.7 49 54 63 519 3.69 6.2
Birth Date4-6-1929
Height6' 0"
Weight165 lbs
BatsR
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
1953 CHN 24 2 1 5.0 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 25 11 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 2 14.40 4.42 0.00 0.0 0.0
1957 BRO 28 1 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.51 1.57 0.4 0.0
1957 CHN 28 39 14 144.0 92.7 45.3 6 7 8 4 7 2 578 139 61 57 15 196 55 51 5 102 3.56 3.70 3.90 15.1 1.6
1958 CHN 29 69 0 97.0 0.0 94.3 9 8 10 4 0 0 390 75 35 31 9 116 39 29 1 84 2.88 3.22 3.60 19.0 2.1
1959 CHN 30 65 0 97.7 0.0 95.0 10 8 13 5 1 0 398 77 40 36 11 120 46 39 3 82 3.32 3.91 4.54 8.1 0.9
1960 CHN 31 60 0 127.0 0.0 128.0 8 9 11 9 2 0 548 109 57 48 17 186 55 47 4 85 3.40 4.45 4.76 4.1 0.3
1961 CHN 32 58 0 93.3 0.0 93.3 6 7 8 5 0 0 421 108 64 58 11 167 45 33 6 59 5.59 4.57 5.71 1.3 0.1
1962 CHN 33 57 0 66.3 0.0 64.7 4 8 8 9 0 0 271 57 25 18 6 85 32 25 1 37 2.44 4.27 4.17 7.6 1.0
1963 CHN 34 51 0 70.0 0.0 70.0 4 1 4 2 0 0 280 57 26 22 6 86 21 18 2 41 2.83 3.43 4.35 1.6 0.1
1964 CHN 35 48 0 54.3 0.0 54.3 2 5 1 4 0 0 261 68 38 32 4 95 34 22 3 26 5.30 4.79 5.20 -1.0 -0.0
Career45015755.792.7646.0495463421023176702354310801053327264255193.694.004.4956.26.2

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 GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1953 CHN MLB 2 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .455 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1957 BRO MLB 1 0 1.0 1.57 167 .220 .284 .317 .449 .280 .333 110 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
1957 CHN MLB 39 14 144.0 3.90 111 .256 .258 .317 .399 .262 .292 101 17.2 1.8 15.1 1.6
1958 CHN MLB 69 0 97.0 3.60 121 .233 .258 .322 .400 .263 .245 103 16.2 1.7 19.0 2.1
1959 CHN MLB 65 0 97.7 4.54 99 .248 .260 .319 .397 .262 .243 101 6.0 0.6 8.1 0.9
1960 CHN MLB 60 0 127.0 4.76 86 .265 .256 .320 .397 .263 .236 98 5.1 0.5 4.1 0.3
1961 CHN MLB 58 0 93.3 5.71 77 .293 .259 .323 .398 .260 .323 101 1.4 0.1 1.3 0.1
1962 CHN MLB 57 0 66.3 4.17 110 .259 .257 .325 .383 .261 .255 103 7.7 0.8 7.6 1.0
1963 CHN MLB 51 0 70.0 4.35 91 .232 .252 .307 .372 .261 .243 104 2.3 0.3 1.6 0.1
1964 CHN MLB 48 0 54.3 5.20 80 .314 .253 .309 .374 .258 .330 107 -1.9 -0.2 -1.0 -0.0

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
1953 CHN MLB 0 1 0 2 1 5.0 11 0 2 1 0% .455 19.8 0.0 1.8 3.6 2.20 14.40 0.0 0.0
1957 BRO MLB 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 0% .333 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.4 0.0
1957 CHN MLB 6 7 8 39 14 144.0 139 55 102 15 47% .292 8.7 3.4 0.9 6.4 1.35 3.56 15.1 1.6
1958 CHN MLB 9 8 10 69 0 97.0 75 39 84 9 45% .245 7.0 3.6 0.8 7.8 1.18 2.88 19.0 2.1
1959 CHN MLB 10 8 13 65 0 97.7 77 46 82 11 41% .243 7.1 4.2 1.0 7.6 1.26 3.32 8.1 0.9
1960 CHN MLB 8 9 11 60 0 127.0 109 55 85 17 46% .236 7.7 3.9 1.2 6.0 1.29 3.40 4.1 0.3
1961 CHN MLB 6 7 8 58 0 93.3 108 45 59 11 44% .323 10.4 4.3 1.1 5.7 1.64 5.59 1.3 0.1
1962 CHN MLB 4 8 8 57 0 66.3 57 32 37 6 49% .255 7.7 4.3 0.8 5.0 1.34 2.44 7.6 1.0
1963 CHN MLB 4 1 4 51 0 70.0 57 21 41 6 50% .243 7.3 2.7 0.8 5.3 1.11 2.83 1.6 0.1
1964 CHN MLB 2 5 1 48 0 54.3 68 34 26 4 62% .330 11.3 5.6 0.7 4.3 1.88 5.30 -1.0 -0.0

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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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This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: Worst. Lineup. Ever.Bradley Ankrom2012-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL Central: Breaking BarriersLarry Granillo2011-04-18


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