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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
17 2078 114 144 108 989 3.75 1.6
Birth Date3-9-1932
Height6' 3"
Weight205 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
1952 PIT 20 27 11 78.7 28.7 13.0 0 7 0 0 0 0 210 74 55 48 3 63 66 66 6 27 5.49 4.97 6.32 -6.2 -0.7
1955 PIT 23 36 19 136.7 81.0 33.7 6 13 2 0 6 1 500 161 78 63 13 190 53 48 5 48 4.15 4.11 4.74 7.5 0.8
1956 PIT 24 44 39 264.0 201.3 8.0 14 18 2 1 18 2 870 263 110 99 26 321 81 73 5 125 3.38 3.54 4.49 8.7 0.7
1957 PIT 25 40 31 205.0 176.0 13.0 9 16 0 0 13 3 798 214 107 92 27 303 61 55 1 88 4.04 4.27 5.35 -10.3 -1.4
1958 PIT 26 32 32 237.3 237.3 0.0 13 16 0 0 20 4 986 220 96 93 25 340 92 78 0 109 3.53 4.12 5.51 -8.6 -0.9
1959 PIT 27 33 29 186.0 177.0 9.0 11 13 0 0 13 4 796 186 95 88 23 305 70 61 2 91 4.26 4.41 4.90 4.3 0.2
1960 SLN 28 34 17 117.7 83.7 34.0 4 9 1 0 5 3 524 133 86 79 21 233 43 38 0 54 6.04 5.15 5.55 -4.0 -0.3
1961 DET 29 10 8 56.3 53.7 2.7 5 3 0 0 6 0 237 53 25 17 3 74 17 16 0 27 2.72 3.14 3.90 10.4 1.0
1961 LAA 29 26 12 104.7 74.7 30.0 3 6 1 3 5 1 464 119 62 57 16 190 44 39 1 70 4.90 4.44 5.18 5.9 0.8
1962 DET 30 36 4 77.3 23.3 54.0 3 6 2 4 3 0 345 88 40 37 9 131 28 26 2 47 4.31 3.98 4.81 4.7 0.3
1963 WS2 31 62 1 93.7 3.0 90.7 3 8 17 5 1 0 382 85 36 29 3 118 30 23 3 49 2.79 2.89 4.25 4.1 0.4
1964 WS2 32 61 0 81.3 0.0 81.3 10 7 14 5 1 0 344 81 29 21 4 112 21 12 2 40 2.32 2.96 3.44 11.8 1.3
1965 WS2 33 74 0 99.3 0.0 99.3 7 6 29 9 0 0 434 106 36 29 7 153 32 18 2 52 2.63 3.29 4.08 4.1 0.4
1966 WS2 34 63 0 90.3 0.0 90.3 6 4 23 3 0 0 355 79 32 24 12 123 17 10 0 46 2.39 3.71 4.30 3.1 0.1
1967 MIN 35 54 0 71.7 0.0 71.7 7 1 5 3 0 0 294 71 33 30 10 118 15 8 1 36 3.77 3.90 4.65 -2.5 -0.3
1968 PIT 36 56 0 112.7 0.0 98.7 12 5 7 7 0 0 394 94 26 21 3 114 31 20 2 48 1.68 2.92 3.66 -1.2 -0.2
1969 BOS 37 16 0 17.0 0.0 17.0 0 1 1 2 0 0 92 24 11 9 4 37 17 14 0 7 4.76 7.60 7.52 -4.0 -0.4
1969 PIT 37 20 0 31.0 0.0 31.0 1 3 3 2 0 0 134 37 23 20 3 52 5 3 1 15 5.81 3.53 4.79 -0.9 -0.1
1969 SFN 37 7 0 11.0 0.0 11.0 0 2 0 2 0 0 52 16 6 5 1 22 6 3 0 7 4.09 4.20 3.79 1.3 0.1
1970 ATL 38 5 0 6.3 0.0 6.3 0 0 1 0 0 0 30 9 5 5 4 22 2 2 0 3 7.11 11.06 13.00 -3.9 -0.4
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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
1952 PIT MLB 27 11 78.7 6.32 52 .322 .257 .323 .385 .272 .286 102 -4.9 -0.5 -6.2 -0.7
1955 PIT MLB 36 19 136.7 4.74 95 .277 .263 .329 .428 .268 .300 100 8.1 0.8 7.5 0.8
1956 PIT MLB 44 39 264.0 4.49 92 .255 .254 .321 .398 .256 .277 97 10.5 1.1 8.7 0.7
1957 PIT MLB 40 31 205.0 5.35 73 .265 .260 .323 .403 .265 .258 97 -4.0 -0.4 -10.3 -1.4
1958 PIT MLB 32 32 237.3 5.51 72 .256 .262 .326 .404 .265 .257 98 -4.6 -0.5 -8.6 -0.9
1959 PIT MLB 33 29 186.0 4.90 89 .268 .262 .323 .407 .265 .267 99 6.1 0.6 4.3 0.2
1960 SLN MLB 34 17 117.7 5.55 75 .294 .260 .321 .398 .265 .276 105 -0.5 -0.1 -4.0 -0.3
1961 DET MLB 10 8 56.3 3.90 116 .244 .255 .324 .389 .259 .263 101 9.8 1.0 10.4 1.0
1961 LAA MLB 26 12 104.7 5.18 92 .279 .253 .323 .386 .258 .309 105 6.2 0.6 5.9 0.8
1962 DET MLB 36 4 77.3 4.81 93 .271 .253 .320 .388 .260 .305 101 4.3 0.4 4.7 0.3
1963 WS2 MLB 62 1 93.7 4.25 94 .245 .253 .316 .390 .267 .276 99 3.9 0.4 4.1 0.4
1964 WS2 MLB 61 0 81.3 3.44 116 .256 .251 .314 .391 .262 .279 101 11.1 1.2 11.8 1.3
1965 WS2 MLB 74 0 99.3 4.08 97 .275 .245 .312 .374 .261 .290 100 4.7 0.5 4.1 0.4
1966 WS2 MLB 63 0 90.3 4.30 90 .241 .244 .308 .376 .260 .239 101 2.2 0.2 3.1 0.1
1967 MIN MLB 54 0 71.7 4.65 78 .268 .236 .299 .349 .255 .263 104 -1.3 -0.2 -2.5 -0.3
1968 PIT MLB 56 0 112.7 3.66 82 .248 .242 .293 .336 .255 .256 91 -1.1 -0.1 -1.2 -0.2
1969 BOS MLB 16 0 17.0 7.52 28 .337 .229 .301 .336 .247 .312 107 -4.0 -0.4 -4.0 -0.4
1969 PIT MLB 20 0 31.0 4.79 85 .267 .253 .312 .369 .258 .309 102 0.1 0.0 -0.9 -0.1
1969 SFN MLB 7 0 11.0 3.79 108 .344 .268 .317 .400 .263 .395 101 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
1970 ATL MLB 5 0 6.3 13.00 -74 .401 .256 .324 .409 .264 .238 105 -3.9 -0.4 -3.9 -0.4

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
1952 PIT MLB 0 7 0 27 11 78.7 74 66 27 3 55% .286 8.5 7.6 0.3 3.1 1.78 5.49 -6.2 -0.7
1955 PIT MLB 6 13 2 36 19 136.7 161 53 48 13 56% .300 10.6 3.5 0.9 3.2 1.57 4.15 7.5 0.8
1956 PIT MLB 14 18 2 44 39 264.0 263 81 125 26 49% .277 9.0 2.8 0.9 4.3 1.30 3.38 8.7 0.7
1957 PIT MLB 9 16 0 40 31 205.0 214 61 88 27 45% .258 9.4 2.7 1.2 3.9 1.34 4.04 -10.3 -1.4
1958 PIT MLB 13 16 0 32 32 237.3 220 92 109 25 49% .257 8.3 3.5 0.9 4.1 1.31 3.53 -8.6 -0.9
1959 PIT MLB 11 13 0 33 29 186.0 186 70 91 23 47% .267 9.0 3.4 1.1 4.4 1.38 4.26 4.3 0.2
1960 SLN MLB 4 9 1 34 17 117.7 133 43 54 21 47% .276 10.2 3.3 1.6 4.1 1.50 6.04 -4.0 -0.3
1961 LAA MLB 3 6 1 26 12 104.7 119 44 70 16 59% .309 10.2 3.8 1.4 6.0 1.56 4.90 5.9 0.8
1961 DET MLB 5 3 0 10 8 56.3 53 17 27 3 41% .263 8.5 2.7 0.5 4.3 1.24 2.72 10.4 1.0
1962 DET MLB 3 6 2 36 4 77.3 88 28 47 9 57% .305 10.2 3.3 1.0 5.5 1.50 4.31 4.7 0.3
1963 WS2 MLB 3 8 17 62 1 93.7 85 30 49 3 54% .276 8.2 2.9 0.3 4.7 1.23 2.79 4.1 0.4
1964 WS2 MLB 10 7 14 61 0 81.3 81 21 40 4 48% .279 9.0 2.3 0.4 4.4 1.25 2.32 11.8 1.3
1965 WS2 MLB 7 6 29 74 0 99.3 106 32 52 7 49% .290 9.6 2.9 0.6 4.7 1.39 2.63 4.1 0.4
1966 WS2 MLB 6 4 23 63 0 90.3 79 17 46 12 48% .239 7.9 1.7 1.2 4.6 1.06 2.39 3.1 0.1
1967 MIN MLB 7 1 5 54 0 71.7 71 15 36 10 45% .263 8.9 1.9 1.3 4.5 1.20 3.77 -2.5 -0.3
1968 PIT MLB 12 5 7 56 0 112.7 94 31 48 3 57% .256 7.5 2.5 0.2 3.8 1.11 1.68 -1.2 -0.2
1969 PIT MLB 1 3 3 20 0 31.0 37 5 15 3 50% .309 10.7 1.5 0.9 4.4 1.35 5.81 -0.9 -0.1
1969 SFN MLB 0 2 0 7 0 11.0 16 6 7 1 65% .395 13.1 4.9 0.8 5.7 2.00 4.09 1.3 0.1
1969 BOS MLB 0 1 1 16 0 17.0 24 17 7 4 51% .312 12.7 9.0 2.1 3.7 2.41 4.76 -4.0 -0.4
1970 ATL MLB 0 0 1 5 0 6.3 9 2 3 4 35% .238 12.8 2.8 5.7 4.3 1.74 7.11 -3.9 -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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This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Tres CompaƱerosGeoff Young2012-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Five Giant ThemesGeoff Young2012-04-24
You Can Blog It Up: The 2010 Orioles: One of the Worst Teams of All Time?Steven Goldman2010-06-05


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