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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
16 6916 .266 .320 .454 .273 16.1
Birth Date6-11-1929
Height6' 3"
Weight200 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
1951 PIT 22 39 157 148 21 39 9 2 2 58 9 15 0 0 16 0 2 .264 .306 .392 .292 7.2 -1.6 0.6
1952 PIT 23 6 22 21 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .095 .136 .095 .153 -1.4 -0.1 -0.2
1953 PIT 24 128 510 455 68 116 22 1 30 230 50 93 2 3 102 1 2 .255 .331 .505 .280 17.5 -5.7 1.2
1954 PIT 25 153 653 577 81 172 32 7 23 287 51 74 10 11 4 94 3 2 .298 .359 .497 .296 29.7 3.9 3.5
1955 PIT 26 142 581 510 72 125 16 2 25 220 60 76 2 6 3 72 2 0 .245 .324 .431 .265 10.5 -3.2 0.7
1956 PIT 27 157 637 588 69 166 24 3 25 271 36 61 5 6 2 80 0 5 .282 .326 .461 .263 11.7 -7.2 0.5
1957 PIT 28 151 658 594 72 172 30 1 23 273 44 66 3 12 5 89 3 1 .290 .335 .460 .281 24.2 -6.0 1.9
1958 PIT 29 149 620 562 89 158 26 4 35 297 42 79 7 8 1 109 0 1 .281 .334 .528 .300 33.1 -21.2 1.3
1959 CIN 30 108 412 374 41 84 18 2 12 142 27 56 3 6 2 47 0 2 .225 .278 .380 .229 -3.2 -1.2 -0.5
1960 CHN 31 135 509 479 54 114 12 1 21 191 28 74 0 1 1 64 1 0 .238 .280 .399 .248 -0.4 -3.5 -0.4
1961 CHN 32 15 52 50 7 13 2 0 2 21 2 8 0 0 0 6 0 0 .260 .288 .420 .245 2.2 -0.8 0.1
1961 MLN 32 124 464 423 58 120 13 3 25 214 29 70 6 4 2 67 2 4 .284 .335 .506 .297 27.5 0.4 2.9
1962 NYN 33 156 633 571 69 152 23 3 34 283 48 95 8 6 0 94 2 1 .266 .329 .496 .291 28.6 -3.7 2.6
1963 NYN 34 126 458 420 34 109 9 1 15 165 33 48 3 2 0 60 0 0 .260 .317 .393 .256 4.5 -2.2 0.3
1964 NYN 35 60 210 197 19 50 6 1 3 67 10 29 2 1 0 19 1 1 .254 .295 .340 .236 -2.1 3.2 0.1
1964 PHI 35 39 154 143 20 42 11 0 7 74 5 12 0 3 3 26 0 1 .294 .311 .517 .304 6.5 6.1 1.4
1965 HOU 36 23 62 58 7 10 2 0 3 21 3 15 0 1 0 9 0 0 .172 .210 .362 .229 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1
1965 MLN 36 15 36 33 3 7 3 0 0 10 2 11 0 1 0 1 0 0 .212 .250 .303 .226 0.3 0.2 0.1
1965 PHI 36 35 83 77 7 20 4 0 1 27 4 10 0 2 0 7 0 0 .260 .289 .351 .262 2.0 0.6 0.3
1966 CHN 37 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .023 -0.8 0.0 -0.1
Career17666916628579216712623128628534848945170269621522.266.320.454.273196.5-42.316.1

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 PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1951 PIT MLB 39 157 .292 .260 .324 .394 .266 .000 107 3.6 2.9 0.3 -1.6 -0.1 7.2 0.6 7.2 0.6
1952 PIT MLB 6 22 .153 .234 .313 .317 .240 .000 107 -1 0.2 0 -0.1 -0.7 -1.4 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2
1953 PIT MLB 128 510 .280 .266 .330 .413 .270 .000 107 6.9 8.9 -0.1 -5.7 1.5 17.5 1.2 17.5 1.2
1954 PIT MLB 153 653 .296 .261 .326 .399 .260 .303 99 18 13.3 0 3.9 -2.0 29.7 3.5 29.7 3.5
1955 PIT MLB 142 581 .265 .252 .317 .400 .256 .241 100 2.1 12.1 -1.2 -3.2 -1.6 10.5 0.7 10.5 0.7
1956 PIT MLB 157 637 .263 .253 .315 .398 .252 .278 98 1.6 13.5 0.1 -7.2 -2.1 11.7 0.5 11.7 0.5
1957 PIT MLB 151 658 .281 .259 .318 .399 .261 .288 97 12.1 15.6 -5.6 -6.0 -1.2 24.2 1.9 24.2 1.9
1958 PIT MLB 149 620 .300 .261 .325 .409 .267 .270 98 24.1 16.4 1.7 -21.2 -5.1 33.1 1.3 33.1 1.3
1959 CIN MLB 108 412 .229 .261 .326 .402 .266 .231 104 -12.9 11.3 -0.6 -1.2 -1.6 -3.2 -0.5 -3.2 -0.5
1960 CHN MLB 135 509 .248 .253 .314 .382 .256 .242 98 -5.9 13.7 -3.9 -3.5 -2.7 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4
1961 CHN MLB 15 52 .245 .264 .326 .415 .266 .275 102 -0.8 1.5 -0.5 -0.8 0.4 2.2 0.1 2.2 0.1
1961 MLN MLB 124 464 .297 .259 .323 .401 .259 .286 96 18.1 13.2 -3.3 0.4 -0.8 27.5 2.9 27.5 2.9
1962 NYN MLB 156 633 .291 .256 .320 .386 .257 .263 103 20.4 17.6 -4.1 -3.7 -2.4 28.6 2.6 28.6 2.6
1963 NYN MLB 126 458 .256 .242 .297 .356 .251 .262 100 -1.8 11.5 -3.2 -2.2 -2.4 4.5 0.3 4.5 0.3
1964 NYN MLB 60 210 .236 .254 .305 .375 .254 .283 101 -4.7 5.4 -1.8 3.2 -0.7 -2.1 0.1 -2.1 0.1
1964 PHI MLB 39 154 .304 .264 .316 .389 .267 .276 104 6.3 3.9 -2.5 6.1 -2.5 6.5 1.4 6.5 1.4
1965 HOU MLB 23 62 .229 .240 .302 .361 .250 .171 99 -1.8 1.6 -0.8 -0.2 -0.2 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
1965 MLN MLB 15 36 .226 .243 .300 .375 .256 .304 101 -1.1 0.9 -0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1
1965 PHI MLB 35 83 .262 .254 .315 .383 .263 .279 102 0.2 2.1 -0.8 0.6 -0.2 2.0 0.3 2.0 0.3
1966 CHN MLB 5 5 .023 .253 .311 .384 .258 .000 109 -0.9 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -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
1951 PIT MLB 157 21 39 9 2 2 16 9 15 0 2 .264 .306 .392 .128 .292 7.2 -1.6 0.6
1952 PIT MLB 22 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .095 .136 .095 .000 .153 -1.4 -0.1 -0.2
1953 PIT MLB 510 68 116 22 1 30 102 50 93 1 2 .255 .331 .505 .251 .280 17.5 -5.7 1.2
1954 PIT MLB 653 81 172 32 7 23 94 51 74 3 2 .298 .359 .497 .199 .296 29.7 3.9 3.5
1955 PIT MLB 581 72 125 16 2 25 72 60 76 2 0 .245 .324 .431 .186 .265 10.5 -3.2 0.7
1956 PIT MLB 637 69 166 24 3 25 80 36 61 0 5 .282 .326 .461 .179 .263 11.7 -7.2 0.5
1957 PIT MLB 658 72 172 30 1 23 89 44 66 3 1 .290 .335 .460 .170 .281 24.2 -6.0 1.9
1958 PIT MLB 620 89 158 26 4 35 109 42 79 0 1 .281 .334 .528 .247 .300 33.1 -21.2 1.3
1959 CIN MLB 412 41 84 18 2 12 47 27 56 0 2 .225 .278 .380 .155 .229 -3.2 -1.2 -0.5
1960 CHN MLB 509 54 114 12 1 21 64 28 74 1 0 .238 .280 .399 .161 .248 -0.4 -3.5 -0.4
1961 CHN MLB 52 7 13 2 0 2 6 2 8 0 0 .260 .288 .420 .160 .245 2.2 -0.8 0.1
1961 MLN MLB 464 58 120 13 3 25 67 29 70 2 4 .284 .335 .506 .222 .297 27.5 0.4 2.9
1962 NYN MLB 633 69 152 23 3 34 94 48 95 2 1 .266 .329 .496 .229 .291 28.6 -3.7 2.6
1963 NYN MLB 458 34 109 9 1 15 60 33 48 0 0 .260 .317 .393 .133 .256 4.5 -2.2 0.3
1964 NYN MLB 210 19 50 6 1 3 19 10 29 1 1 .254 .295 .340 .086 .236 -2.1 3.2 0.1
1964 PHI MLB 154 20 42 11 0 7 26 5 12 0 1 .294 .311 .517 .224 .304 6.5 6.1 1.4
1965 HOU MLB 62 7 10 2 0 3 9 3 15 0 0 .172 .210 .362 .190 .229 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1
1965 MLN MLB 36 3 7 3 0 0 1 2 11 0 0 .212 .250 .303 .091 .226 0.3 0.2 0.1
1965 PHI MLB 83 7 20 4 0 1 7 4 10 0 0 .260 .289 .351 .091 .262 2.0 0.6 0.3
1966 CHN MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .023 -0.8 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

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Where Did the Tigers and the Athletics Come From?Kevin Goldstein2006-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Games Go OnJoe Sheehan2006-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Division Series, Day FourJoe Sheehan2006-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Definition of InsanitySteven Goldman2006-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: John Quinn's ReignSteven Goldman2005-08-24


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