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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
18 3306.7 211 169 32 1999 3.27
Birth Date4-2-1927
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
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ThrowsL
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
1945 DET 18 5 0 10.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 6 2 2 1 0 10 10 1 10 1.80 5.04 0.00 0.0 0.0
1948 DET 21 22 5 55.3 0.0 0.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 258 47 40 39 5 0 51 51 1 36 6.34 5.44 0.00 0.0 0.0
1949 CHA 22 32 26 171.7 0.0 0.0 7 15 0 0 0 0 761 145 89 74 11 0 112 112 0 95 3.88 4.17 0.00 0.0 0.0
1950 CHA 23 33 29 219.3 166.7 6.3 12 16 1 0 11 5 778 189 112 97 11 208 137 137 2 118 3.98 4.19 4.87 17.8 1.9
1951 CHA 24 37 28 240.3 207.3 16.0 15 14 2 1 18 1 937 237 93 81 14 317 73 73 1 113 3.03 3.32 3.34 31.7 3.4
1952 CHA 25 33 32 255.3 255.0 0.3 15 12 1 0 25 6 1040 214 76 73 12 294 79 79 3 144 2.57 2.81 3.42 34.0 3.9
1953 CHA 26 40 33 271.3 258.3 13.0 18 12 3 0 22 5 1113 216 94 82 20 332 102 102 3 186 2.72 3.31 3.72 31.0 3.0
1954 CHA 27 36 26 188.7 176.7 12.0 9 10 3 1 14 3 819 179 86 73 15 265 86 86 3 148 3.48 3.26 4.04 15.9 1.2
1955 CHA 28 33 26 205.7 189.0 16.7 15 10 1 1 19 0 835 162 50 45 16 237 64 59 3 157 1.97 2.89 3.69 36.6 3.7
1956 CHA 29 35 33 276.3 273.7 2.7 20 9 1 0 23 3 1163 261 108 102 24 388 100 93 3 192 3.32 3.36 3.45 52.0 5.5
1957 CHA 30 37 34 257.0 253.7 3.3 20 12 2 1 18 6 1062 228 98 93 18 338 71 62 1 171 3.26 2.82 3.16 45.2 5.2
1958 CHA 31 35 32 245.0 242.3 2.7 17 11 2 0 23 3 983 204 83 73 33 335 66 64 1 144 2.68 3.84 4.74 7.5 0.5
1959 CHA 32 34 33 224.0 223.0 1.0 14 15 0 0 18 2 934 217 98 90 26 345 62 58 3 114 3.62 3.83 4.83 12.5 1.4
1960 CHA 33 32 30 196.3 194.3 2.0 14 7 0 0 18 2 814 201 81 79 24 303 46 45 0 108 3.62 3.60 4.05 21.9 2.2
1961 CHA 34 39 28 180.0 158.0 22.0 10 9 3 1 15 2 764 190 85 76 17 287 54 51 1 106 3.80 3.47 4.00 26.5 2.6
1962 SFN 35 30 23 162.3 157.3 5.0 16 6 1 1 13 2 658 147 67 63 19 232 35 33 3 76 3.49 4.01 4.66 13.8 1.4
1963 SFN 36 38 13 99.0 73.3 25.7 3 11 8 4 4 0 419 106 49 47 12 156 20 19 1 52 4.27 3.66 3.86 7.4 1.0
1964 SFN 37 34 1 49.0 7.7 41.3 3 0 4 4 1 0 195 40 14 12 6 66 10 9 0 29 2.20 3.77 4.28 1.4 0.1
Career5854323306.72836.3170.0211169321424240135782989132512012844103117811433019993.273.503.94355.237.1

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
1945 DET MLB 5 0 10.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .217 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 DET MLB 22 5 55.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .255 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 CHA MLB 32 26 171.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .247 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 CHA MLB 33 29 219.3 4.87 101 .258 .272 .356 .416 .276 .249 95 9.9 1.0 17.8 1.9
1951 CHA MLB 37 28 240.3 3.34 121 .264 .259 .332 .379 .269 .274 91 29.7 3.0 31.7 3.4
1952 CHA MLB 33 32 255.3 3.42 112 .237 .252 .324 .373 .272 .252 94 26.9 2.9 34.0 3.9
1953 CHA MLB 40 33 271.3 3.72 115 .235 .262 .329 .386 .265 .244 98 35.5 3.6 31.0 3.0
1954 CHA MLB 36 26 188.7 4.04 101 .256 .258 .327 .380 .255 .289 97 15.2 1.6 15.9 1.2
1955 CHA MLB 33 26 205.7 3.69 117 .219 .258 .333 .384 .261 .244 99 36.4 3.8 36.6 3.7
1956 CHA MLB 35 33 276.3 3.45 125 .243 .259 .334 .393 .262 .281 98 57.3 5.9 52.0 5.5
1957 CHA MLB 37 34 257.0 3.16 122 .236 .256 .321 .387 .260 .262 96 47.2 5.0 45.2 5.2
1958 CHA MLB 35 32 245.0 4.74 83 .237 .255 .321 .393 .260 .231 96 3.6 0.4 7.5 0.5
1959 CHA MLB 34 33 224.0 4.83 90 .252 .254 .316 .390 .259 .262 100 8.1 0.9 12.5 1.4
1960 CHA MLB 32 30 196.3 4.05 106 .252 .252 .321 .382 .259 .278 98 21.7 2.3 21.9 2.2
1961 CHA MLB 39 28 180.0 4.00 111 .264 .253 .323 .386 .258 .295 99 29.0 3.0 26.5 2.6
1962 SFN MLB 30 23 162.3 4.66 97 .232 .259 .322 .384 .256 .244 100 11.8 1.2 13.8 1.4
1963 SFN MLB 38 13 99.0 3.86 96 .267 .241 .296 .352 .248 .281 97 8.0 0.9 7.4 1.0
1964 SFN MLB 34 1 49.0 4.28 89 .243 .253 .309 .366 .259 .227 95 0.7 0.1 1.4 0.1

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
1945 DET MLB 0 0 0 5 0 10.0 6 10 10 1 0% .217 5.4 9.0 0.9 9.0 1.60 1.80 0.0 0.0
1948 DET MLB 3 0 0 22 5 55.3 47 51 36 5 0% .255 7.6 8.3 0.8 5.9 1.77 6.34 0.0 0.0
1949 CHA MLB 7 15 0 32 26 171.7 145 112 95 11 0% .247 7.6 5.9 0.6 5.0 1.50 3.88 0.0 0.0
1950 CHA MLB 12 16 1 33 29 219.3 189 137 118 11 49% .249 7.8 5.6 0.5 4.8 1.49 3.98 17.8 1.9
1951 CHA MLB 15 14 2 37 28 240.3 237 73 113 14 46% .274 8.9 2.7 0.5 4.2 1.29 3.03 31.7 3.4
1952 CHA MLB 15 12 1 33 32 255.3 214 79 144 12 45% .252 7.5 2.8 0.4 5.1 1.15 2.57 34.0 3.9
1953 CHA MLB 18 12 3 40 33 271.3 216 102 186 20 42% .244 7.2 3.4 0.7 6.2 1.17 2.72 31.0 3.0
1954 CHA MLB 9 10 3 36 26 188.7 179 86 148 15 43% .289 8.5 4.1 0.7 7.1 1.40 3.48 15.9 1.2
1955 CHA MLB 15 10 1 33 26 205.7 162 64 157 16 40% .244 7.1 2.8 0.7 6.9 1.10 1.97 36.6 3.7
1956 CHA MLB 20 9 1 35 33 276.3 261 100 192 24 40% .281 8.5 3.3 0.8 6.3 1.31 3.32 52.0 5.5
1957 CHA MLB 20 12 2 37 34 257.0 228 71 171 18 43% .262 8.0 2.5 0.6 6.0 1.16 3.26 45.2 5.2
1958 CHA MLB 17 11 2 35 32 245.0 204 66 144 33 45% .231 7.5 2.4 1.2 5.3 1.10 2.68 7.5 0.5
1959 CHA MLB 14 15 0 34 33 224.0 217 62 114 26 50% .262 8.7 2.5 1.0 4.6 1.25 3.62 12.5 1.4
1960 CHA MLB 14 7 0 32 30 196.3 201 46 108 24 48% .278 9.2 2.1 1.1 5.0 1.26 3.62 21.9 2.2
1961 CHA MLB 10 9 3 39 28 180.0 190 54 106 17 48% .295 9.5 2.7 0.8 5.3 1.36 3.80 26.5 2.6
1962 SFN MLB 16 6 1 30 23 162.3 147 35 76 19 47% .244 8.1 1.9 1.1 4.2 1.12 3.49 13.8 1.4
1963 SFN MLB 3 11 8 38 13 99.0 106 20 52 12 45% .281 9.6 1.8 1.1 4.7 1.27 4.27 7.4 1.0
1964 SFN MLB 3 0 4 34 1 49.0 40 10 29 6 55% .227 7.3 1.8 1.1 5.3 1.02 2.20 1.4 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

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Jose Abreu's Amazing MonthDaniel Rathman2014-04-28
Wezen-Ball: Breaking Down the White Sox Magazine CrosswordLarry Granillo2013-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dodgers Go Big for GreinkeSam Miller2012-12-10
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessInside The Park: About Big Threes in BaseballBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
Inside The Park: Remembering MinnieBradford Doolittle2012-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Richard A. JohnsonDavid Laurila2010-10-15
Game Story: White Sox Home OpenerChristina Kahrl2010-04-05
You Could Look It Up: A Whiter Shade of Pale HoseSteven Goldman2009-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Houdini, Meet JorgeEric Seidman2009-06-03


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