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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
17 10101 .271 .376 .509 .324 90.8
Birth Date10-13-1931
Height6' 1"
Weight190 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
1952 BSN 20 145 593 528 80 128 23 5 25 236 59 115 1 5 58 6 4 .242 .320 .447 .305 46.8 -8.6 4.1
1953 MLN 21 157 681 579 110 175 31 8 47 363 99 83 2 1 135 1 3 .302 .406 .627 .357 74.3 -2.2 7.3
1954 MLN 22 138 601 476 96 138 21 4 40 287 113 61 2 7 3 103 10 3 .290 .423 .603 .369 75.3 -8.9 6.9
1955 MLN 23 141 616 499 108 144 23 5 41 300 109 98 1 6 1 101 3 4 .289 .413 .601 .356 71.9 -6.5 6.8
1956 MLN 24 151 651 552 103 150 21 2 37 286 91 86 1 4 3 95 6 0 .272 .373 .518 .310 50.6 -8.0 4.4
1957 MLN 25 148 666 572 109 167 28 9 32 309 90 79 0 2 2 94 3 1 .292 .387 .540 .336 69.0 -8.5 6.4
1958 MLN 26 149 649 546 97 137 18 1 31 250 85 85 2 8 8 77 5 0 .251 .349 .458 .311 54.3 12.3 7.1
1959 MLN 27 148 682 594 118 182 16 8 46 352 80 71 3 2 3 114 2 1 .306 .390 .593 .359 88.7 -4.4 8.8
1960 MLN 28 153 671 548 108 152 19 7 39 302 111 113 2 6 4 124 7 3 .277 .397 .551 .344 82.8 -11.8 7.5
1961 MLN 29 152 672 572 103 175 23 6 32 306 93 95 2 4 1 91 12 7 .306 .402 .535 .336 78.9 -17.9 6.2
1962 MLN 30 152 643 536 106 142 25 6 29 266 101 90 2 4 0 90 4 2 .265 .381 .496 .318 57.8 -7.9 5.2
1963 MLN 31 158 675 547 82 144 27 4 23 248 124 119 1 3 0 84 3 4 .263 .399 .453 .319 49.4 8.8 6.6
1964 MLN 32 141 590 502 83 117 19 1 23 207 85 100 1 2 0 74 2 2 .233 .344 .412 .279 31.0 -1.8 3.2
1965 MLN 33 156 626 546 77 137 23 0 32 256 73 110 3 3 1 95 1 0 .251 .341 .469 .302 41.7 -1.0 4.6
1966 ATL 34 134 517 452 72 113 21 4 16 190 63 82 0 1 1 53 1 1 .250 .341 .420 .274 20.5 4.2 2.8
1967 DET 35 36 128 108 14 25 3 0 6 46 15 23 2 2 1 19 0 0 .231 .331 .426 .308 8.8 -0.2 1.0
1967 HOU 35 101 383 328 39 78 13 2 10 125 48 65 1 4 2 38 2 4 .238 .333 .381 .277 10.5 4.5 1.8
1968 DET 36 31 57 52 4 11 0 0 3 20 5 12 0 0 0 8 0 0 .212 .281 .385 .266 0.4 0.1 0.1
Career2391101018537150923153547251243491444148726583614536839.271.376.509.324912.7-57.890.8

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
1952 BSN MLB 145 593 .305 .250 .319 .372 .269 .000 91 25.5 14.9 2 -8.6 0.9 46.8 4.1 46.8 4.1
1953 MLN MLB 157 681 .357 .269 .334 .425 .276 .000 93 56.2 15.2 2.1 -2.2 -0.2 74.3 7.3 74.3 7.3
1954 MLN MLB 138 601 .369 .269 .333 .417 .268 .257 94 60.6 14.7 1.6 -8.9 -0.5 75.3 6.9 75.3 6.9
1955 MLN MLB 141 616 .356 .257 .321 .412 .261 .281 95 54.1 14.8 2 -6.5 -0.1 71.9 6.8 71.9 6.8
1956 MLN MLB 151 651 .310 .257 .318 .410 .257 .261 94 29.8 15.8 2.2 -8.0 -0.0 50.6 4.4 50.6 4.4
1957 MLN MLB 148 666 .336 .262 .318 .408 .264 .292 94 50.5 17.8 2.4 -8.5 -0.2 69.0 6.4 69.0 6.4
1958 MLN MLB 149 649 .311 .262 .326 .407 .267 .242 93 32.6 17.4 2.4 12.3 2.9 54.3 7.1 54.3 7.1
1959 MLN MLB 148 682 .359 .258 .321 .399 .262 .284 94 66.7 18.4 2.5 -4.4 -0.3 88.7 8.8 88.7 8.8
1960 MLN MLB 153 671 .344 .256 .314 .389 .258 .281 95 56.3 18.1 2.5 -11.8 2.7 82.8 7.5 82.8 7.5
1961 MLN MLB 152 672 .336 .262 .324 .405 .260 .318 96 53.9 19.1 2.6 -17.9 0.2 78.9 6.2 78.9 6.2
1962 MLN MLB 152 643 .318 .259 .324 .391 .260 .268 97 37.2 17.5 1.7 -7.9 -2.2 57.8 5.2 57.8 5.2
1963 MLN MLB 158 675 .319 .246 .300 .366 .256 .297 97 35.4 16.6 0.7 8.8 -3.9 49.4 6.6 49.4 6.6
1964 MLN MLB 141 590 .279 .254 .308 .375 .259 .247 103 10.4 14.8 1.4 -1.8 1.5 31.0 3.2 31.0 3.2
1965 MLN MLB 156 626 .302 .250 .308 .378 .261 .258 104 22.4 14.8 2 -1.0 0.7 41.7 4.6 41.7 4.6
1966 ATL MLB 134 517 .274 .258 .312 .387 .264 .273 105 6.4 12.4 1.7 4.2 0.5 20.5 2.8 20.5 2.8
1967 DET MLB 36 128 .308 .231 .294 .343 .250 .235 98 5.3 3.1 -0.5 -0.2 0.2 8.8 1.0 8.8 1.0
1967 HOU MLB 101 383 .277 .246 .302 .360 .258 .265 100 5.7 9.1 -4.1 4.5 -0.3 10.5 1.8 10.5 1.8
1968 DET MLB 31 57 .266 .228 .284 .330 .250 .216 101 0.3 1.3 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.1

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
1952 BSN MLB 593 80 128 23 5 25 58 59 115 6 4 .242 .320 .447 .205 .305 46.8 -8.6 4.1
1953 MLN MLB 681 110 175 31 8 47 135 99 83 1 3 .302 .406 .627 .325 .357 74.3 -2.2 7.3
1954 MLN MLB 601 96 138 21 4 40 103 113 61 10 3 .290 .423 .603 .313 .369 75.3 -8.9 6.9
1955 MLN MLB 616 108 144 23 5 41 101 109 98 3 4 .289 .413 .601 .313 .356 71.9 -6.5 6.8
1956 MLN MLB 651 103 150 21 2 37 95 91 86 6 0 .272 .373 .518 .246 .310 50.6 -8.0 4.4
1957 MLN MLB 666 109 167 28 9 32 94 90 79 3 1 .292 .387 .540 .248 .336 69.0 -8.5 6.4
1958 MLN MLB 649 97 137 18 1 31 77 85 85 5 0 .251 .349 .458 .207 .311 54.3 12.3 7.1
1959 MLN MLB 682 118 182 16 8 46 114 80 71 2 1 .306 .390 .593 .286 .359 88.7 -4.4 8.8
1960 MLN MLB 671 108 152 19 7 39 124 111 113 7 3 .277 .397 .551 .274 .344 82.8 -11.8 7.5
1961 MLN MLB 672 103 175 23 6 32 91 93 95 12 7 .306 .402 .535 .229 .336 78.9 -17.9 6.2
1962 MLN MLB 643 106 142 25 6 29 90 101 90 4 2 .265 .381 .496 .231 .318 57.8 -7.9 5.2
1963 MLN MLB 675 82 144 27 4 23 84 124 119 3 4 .263 .399 .453 .190 .319 49.4 8.8 6.6
1964 MLN MLB 590 83 117 19 1 23 74 85 100 2 2 .233 .344 .412 .179 .279 31.0 -1.8 3.2
1965 MLN MLB 626 77 137 23 0 32 95 73 110 1 0 .251 .341 .469 .218 .302 41.7 -1.0 4.6
1966 ATL MLB 517 72 113 21 4 16 53 63 82 1 1 .250 .341 .420 .170 .274 20.5 4.2 2.8
1967 HOU MLB 383 39 78 13 2 10 38 48 65 2 4 .238 .333 .381 .143 .277 10.5 4.5 1.8
1967 DET MLB 128 14 25 3 0 6 19 15 23 0 0 .231 .331 .426 .194 .308 8.8 -0.2 1.0
1968 DET MLB 57 4 11 0 0 3 8 5 12 0 0 .212 .281 .385 .173 .266 0.4 0.1 0.1

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

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Diagnostics

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Upside By Year

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This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Baseball Bloodlines ProjectSam Miller2014-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Pujols Rewrites the ScriptBen Lindbergh2014-04-23
Painting the Black: Some Things BrewingR.J. Anderson2014-04-23
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Curious Case of Freddie LindstromJay Jaffe2013-03-06
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: All-Stars Are Not All StarsJason Wojciechowski2013-02-21
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Pacific SurflinerGeoff Young2013-01-22
Pebble Hunting: A Hall of Fame Brochure for Ryan KleskoSam Miller2012-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Three Days in the Desert, Part 1Geoff Young2012-11-06
Overthinking It: What Chipper Jones' Retirement Gifts Were For: A Short Story (Updated)Ben Lindbergh2012-11-02
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
Inside The Park Blog: An Unlikely EncounterBradford Doolittle2012-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: Worst. Lineup. Ever.Bradley Ankrom2012-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Winter Meeting WinnersR.J. Anderson2011-12-08
BP Unfiltered: Overdue Justice: Cooperstown Finds Room for SantoJay Jaffe2011-12-05
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Golden Era Ballot for the Hall of FameJay Jaffe2011-11-22
Between The Numbers: Good Days for DebutsJeremy Greenhouse2011-05-12
Prospectus Q&A: Mark TrumboDavid Laurila2011-05-06
Wezen-Ball: The History of the "Greatest Living Ballplayer"Larry Granillo2011-03-17
Prospectus Hit and Run: Duke Snider, 1926-2011Jay Jaffe2011-02-28
Prospectus Q&A: Bill Monbouquette, Part TwoDavid Laurila2011-02-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Edgar MartinezJay Jaffe2010-12-30
One-Hoppers: The Snubbed Cub: Ron Santo (1940-2010)Jay Jaffe2010-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Cooperstown BoundJay Jaffe2010-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Dusty Baker and the Johnny Oates AffairSteven Goldman2010-06-25
One-Hoppers: Rolen Towards Cooperstown?Jay Jaffe2010-05-25
You Can Blog It Up: DPOTD: Stan Hack for the Hall of FameSteven Goldman2010-05-25
Prospectus Hit and Run: Hawk, Rock, and a Couple of ShocksJay Jaffe2010-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Protracting the ProcessJay Jaffe2009-01-22
Prospectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Still Rising in the EastJay Jaffe2008-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Late Standing StartsJim Baker2008-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Hall JonesJim Baker2008-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Sacrificial LionsJim Baker2008-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Cooperstown CasesJay Jaffe2008-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Millstones and MilestonesJay Jaffe2008-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: Mariners, Braves, and DiamondbacksRany Jazayerli2008-02-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Dissecting the 2008 Hall of Fame VoteJay Jaffe2008-01-09
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: The Best Player in Baseball, Part TwoNate Silver2007-09-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Passing the BuchholzJay Jaffe2007-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Rookies and CyclesNate Silver2007-08-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Home Cooking and the Combo PlatterJay Jaffe2007-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Sacrifices and Spark PlugsJim Baker2007-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: In the Arms of an AngelDan Fox2007-04-05
Schrodinger's Bat: Double Steals And MoreDan Fox2007-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessGrumpy Old Men: JAWS Tackles the Veterans Committee BallotJay Jaffe2007-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Ask, and You Shall Be AnsweredJim Baker2006-10-31
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayer Profile: Hank BlalockMarc Normandin2006-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Warriors Meets Field of DreamsJim Baker2006-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: LitigationJim Baker2006-03-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Frank Thomas' RelocodaJim Baker2006-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Word to the ThirdJim Baker2005-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Claiming the FlagJim Baker2005-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Trivia Manufactured While You WaitJim Baker2005-03-03
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Veterans Committee Ballot: JAWS Chews on the EligiblesJay Jaffe2005-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Seeking the Perfect CandidateJim Baker2005-01-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Christmas BiddingJim Baker2004-12-17
One Man is an Island: Barry Bonds and His TeammatesJay Jaffe2004-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Shifting on the FlySteven Goldman2004-08-17
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: What is a Deadline Trade Worth?, Part 2Steven Goldman2004-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Bescrewed EditionJim Baker2004-07-06
Hank Aaron's Home Cooking: Top Sluggers and Their Home Run BreakdownsJay Jaffe2004-04-22
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Raffy RoundtableJoe Sheehan2003-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Case for RaffyJoe Sheehan2003-05-12


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