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Jim Piersall PHRed Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
17 6591 .272 .332 .386 .258 35.1
Birth Date11-14-1929
Height6' 0"
Weight175 lbs
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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
1950 BOS 20 6 11 7 4 2 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .545 .286 .272 1.0 0.3 0.1
1952 BOS 22 56 194 161 28 43 8 0 1 54 28 26 1 4 16 3 3 .267 .379 .335 .280 13.6 0.3 1.5
1953 BOS 23 151 654 585 76 159 21 9 3 207 41 52 9 19 52 11 10 .272 .329 .354 .249 17.1 24.3 4.2
1954 BOS 24 133 520 474 77 135 24 2 8 187 36 42 3 2 5 38 5 1 .285 .338 .395 .253 12.4 3.2 1.6
1955 BOS 25 149 599 515 68 146 25 5 13 220 67 52 2 6 9 62 6 1 .283 .364 .427 .267 23.6 12.8 3.8
1956 BOS 26 155 681 601 91 176 40 6 14 270 58 48 1 12 9 87 7 7 .293 .350 .449 .280 36.5 17.3 5.6
1957 BOS 27 151 687 609 103 159 27 5 19 253 62 54 4 5 7 63 14 6 .261 .331 .415 .259 24.9 4.6 3.1
1958 BOS 28 130 469 417 55 99 13 5 8 146 42 43 0 6 4 48 12 2 .237 .303 .350 .234 6.1 14.4 2.2
1959 CLE 29 100 354 317 42 78 13 2 4 107 25 31 2 2 8 30 6 3 .246 .303 .338 .238 5.6 6.9 1.3
1960 CLE 30 138 522 486 70 137 12 4 18 211 24 38 0 4 8 66 18 5 .282 .313 .434 .261 18.8 19.3 4.0
1961 CLE 31 121 536 484 81 156 26 7 6 214 43 46 2 3 4 40 8 2 .322 .378 .442 .290 42.0 11.1 5.4
1962 WS2 32 135 515 471 38 115 20 4 4 155 39 53 0 1 4 31 12 7 .244 .301 .329 .231 -2.0 5.1 0.3
1963 LAA 33 20 60 52 4 16 1 0 0 17 5 5 0 0 3 4 0 1 .308 .368 .327 .264 1.1 -0.2 0.1
1963 NYN 33 40 140 124 13 24 4 1 1 33 10 14 0 2 4 10 1 2 .194 .250 .266 .202 -3.8 -3.0 -0.8
1963 WS2 33 29 104 94 9 23 1 0 1 27 6 11 0 2 2 5 4 0 .245 .284 .287 .226 -0.9 2.7 0.2
1964 LAA 34 87 276 255 28 80 11 0 2 97 16 32 0 1 4 13 5 3 .314 .353 .380 .294 16.1 2.0 2.0
1965 CAL 35 53 121 112 10 30 5 2 2 45 5 15 1 0 3 12 2 2 .268 .305 .402 .284 6.9 2.0 1.0
1966 CAL 36 75 144 123 14 26 5 0 0 31 13 19 0 2 6 14 1 2 .211 .283 .252 .208 -3.8 -0.5 -0.5
1967 CAL 37 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.036 -0.9 0.0 -0.1
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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 PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1950 BOS MLB 6 11 .272 .282 .371 .380 .275 .000 130 0.1 0.3 0 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
1952 BOS MLB 56 194 .280 .260 .331 .372 .274 .000 105 3.8 5.0 0.8 0.3 1.8 13.6 1.5 13.6 1.5
1953 BOS MLB 151 654 .249 .264 .331 .387 .265 .000 108 -7.5 18.8 -6.9 24.3 4.8 17.1 4.2 17.1 4.2
1954 BOS MLB 133 520 .253 .255 .325 .369 .252 .298 106 -3.7 14.2 -3.8 3.2 1.7 12.4 1.6 12.4 1.6
1955 BOS MLB 149 599 .267 .260 .335 .384 .261 .292 109 4.5 16.6 1.5 12.8 1.2 23.6 3.8 23.6 3.8
1956 BOS MLB 155 681 .280 .262 .336 .397 .264 .294 108 14.1 18.6 1.7 17.3 0.5 36.5 5.6 36.5 5.6
1957 BOS MLB 151 687 .259 .256 .322 .385 .260 .259 108 -0.7 17.3 1.6 4.6 3.2 24.9 3.1 24.9 3.1
1958 BOS MLB 130 469 .234 .254 .317 .382 .256 .245 106 -11.7 12.4 1.1 14.4 2.6 6.1 2.2 6.1 2.2
1959 CLE MLB 100 354 .238 .253 .317 .385 .258 .261 99 -8.1 9.8 0.9 6.9 2.1 5.6 1.3 5.6 1.3
1960 CLE MLB 138 522 .261 .256 .322 .383 .260 .274 99 0.8 14.1 1.1 19.3 1.5 18.8 4.0 18.8 4.0
1961 CLE MLB 121 536 .290 .256 .321 .398 .259 .345 98 17 15.2 1.4 11.1 3.5 42.0 5.4 42.0 5.4
1962 WS2 MLB 135 515 .231 .256 .320 .397 .260 .267 96 -15.4 14.4 1.3 5.1 -0.9 -2.0 0.3 -2.0 0.3
1963 LAA MLB 20 60 .264 .232 .294 .358 .248 .340 97 0.2 1.5 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
1963 NYN MLB 40 140 .202 .245 .301 .358 .251 .207 105 -7.4 3.5 0.3 -3.0 0.9 -3.8 -0.8 -3.8 -0.8
1963 WS2 MLB 29 104 .226 .251 .315 .396 .268 .262 99 -3.2 2.6 0.2 2.7 -0.1 -0.9 0.2 -0.9 0.2
1964 LAA MLB 87 276 .294 .243 .305 .375 .255 .351 93 8.8 7.1 -0.7 2.0 -0.6 16.1 2.0 16.1 2.0
1965 CAL MLB 53 121 .284 .243 .306 .366 .258 .295 92 2.7 3.1 -0.4 2.0 0.6 6.9 1.0 6.9 1.0
1966 CAL MLB 75 144 .208 .245 .305 .374 .259 .245 96 -6.9 3.7 -0.8 -0.5 0.5 -3.8 -0.5 -3.8 -0.5
1967 CAL MLB 5 4 -.036 .247 .309 .370 .261 .000 96 -1 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -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
1950 BOS MLB 11 4 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .286 .545 .286 .000 .272 1.0 0.3 0.1
1952 BOS MLB 194 28 43 8 0 1 16 28 26 3 3 .267 .379 .335 .068 .280 13.6 0.3 1.5
1953 BOS MLB 654 76 159 21 9 3 52 41 52 11 10 .272 .329 .354 .082 .249 17.1 24.3 4.2
1954 BOS MLB 520 77 135 24 2 8 38 36 42 5 1 .285 .338 .395 .110 .253 12.4 3.2 1.6
1955 BOS MLB 599 68 146 25 5 13 62 67 52 6 1 .283 .364 .427 .144 .267 23.6 12.8 3.8
1956 BOS MLB 681 91 176 40 6 14 87 58 48 7 7 .293 .350 .449 .156 .280 36.5 17.3 5.6
1957 BOS MLB 687 103 159 27 5 19 63 62 54 14 6 .261 .331 .415 .154 .259 24.9 4.6 3.1
1958 BOS MLB 469 55 99 13 5 8 48 42 43 12 2 .237 .303 .350 .113 .234 6.1 14.4 2.2
1959 CLE MLB 354 42 78 13 2 4 30 25 31 6 3 .246 .303 .338 .091 .238 5.6 6.9 1.3
1960 CLE MLB 522 70 137 12 4 18 66 24 38 18 5 .282 .313 .434 .152 .261 18.8 19.3 4.0
1961 CLE MLB 536 81 156 26 7 6 40 43 46 8 2 .322 .378 .442 .120 .290 42.0 11.1 5.4
1962 WS2 MLB 515 38 115 20 4 4 31 39 53 12 7 .244 .301 .329 .085 .231 -2.0 5.1 0.3
1963 NYN MLB 140 13 24 4 1 1 10 10 14 1 2 .194 .250 .266 .073 .202 -3.8 -3.0 -0.8
1963 WS2 MLB 104 9 23 1 0 1 5 6 11 4 0 .245 .284 .287 .043 .226 -0.9 2.7 0.2
1963 LAA MLB 60 4 16 1 0 0 4 5 5 0 1 .308 .368 .327 .019 .264 1.1 -0.2 0.1
1964 LAA MLB 276 28 80 11 0 2 13 16 32 5 3 .314 .353 .380 .067 .294 16.1 2.0 2.0
1965 CAL MLB 121 10 30 5 2 2 12 5 15 2 2 .268 .305 .402 .134 .284 6.9 2.0 1.0
1966 CAL MLB 144 14 26 5 0 0 14 13 19 1 2 .211 .283 .252 .041 .208 -3.8 -0.5 -0.5
1967 CAL MLB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.036 -0.9 0.0 -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

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
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Diagnostics

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Upside By Year

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: Desmond Jennings Doesn't Need Your AssistanceBen Lindbergh2013-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: O-Dog Waits, Edmonds CampaignsJay Jaffe2010-01-22
Schrodinger's Bat: Dropping One DownDan Fox2007-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Good Fridays of YoreJim Baker2007-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Losin' ItJoe Sheehan2004-06-03


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