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1951 Major League Baseball Retirements

Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Last Game Age
1 Dan Bankhead 3 1947 1951 0 0.2 62 48 45 7 10 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 7 .222 .271 .311 .582 Jul 18 31.076
2 Monty Basgall 3 1948 1951 0 -1.5 200 569 512 52 110 15 3 4 41 1 0 46 51 .215 .282 .279 .561 Aug 11 29.184
3 Johnny Bero 2 1948 1951 0 -0.3 65 201 169 26 34 5 0 5 17 1 1 27 31 .201 .311 .320 .631 Jul 22 28.212
4 Jim Blackburn 2 1948 1951 0 -0.1 18 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 May 5 26.320
5 Jimmy Bloodworth 11 1937 1951 0 1.9 1002 3788 3519 347 874 160 20 62 451 19 22 202 407 .248 .292 .358 .650 Aug 19 34.024
6 Hank Borowy 10 1942 1951 2 0.2 316 646 571 43 99 22 6 0 48 0 0 28 138 .173 .213 .233 .446 Sep 14 35.125
7 Jack Brittin 2 1950 1951 0 0.0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May 13 27.070
8 Alton Brown 1 1951 1951 0 -0.0 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 27 26.041
9 Paul Calvert 7 1942 1951 0 -0.1 110 84 74 8 11 0 1 0 3 0 0 4 12 .149 .203 .176 .378 May 6 33.212
10 Milo Candini 8 1943 1951 0 1.0 174 165 144 16 35 6 0 1 8 0 0 6 28 .243 .278 .306 .584 Aug 15 34.012
11 Sam Chapman 11 1938 1951 1 17.5 1368 5599 4988 754 1329 210 52 180 773 41 38 562 682 .266 .342 .438 .780 Sep 22 35.164
12 Larry Ciaffone 1 1951 1951 0 -0.1 5 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 May 3 26.259
13 Chuck Connors 2 1949 1951 0 -0.9 67 215 202 16 48 5 1 2 18 4 0 12 25 .238 .280 .302 .582 Sep 30 30.173
14 Doc Daugherty 1 1951 1951 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 22 23.192
15 Tod Davis 2 1949 1951 0 -0.2 42 103 90 7 21 0 1 1 6 0 0 10 19 .233 .310 .289 .599 May 15 26.295
16 Billy DeMars 3 1948 1951 0 -1.5 80 244 211 29 50 5 1 0 14 0 1 28 16 .237 .326 .270 .597 Sep 28 26.033
17 Con Dempsey 1 1951 1951 0 -0.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 5 28.231
18 Bob Dillinger 6 1946 1951 1 5.3 753 3202 2904 401 888 123 47 10 213 106 47 251 203 .306 .363 .391 .754 Sep 28 33.011
19 Joe DiMaggio HOF 13 1936 1951 13 78.2 1736 7673 6821 1390 2214 389 131 361 1537 30 9 790 369 .325 .398 .579 .977 Sep 30 36.309
20 Bob DiPietro 1 1951 1951 0 -0.2 4 13 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .091 .167 .091 .258 Sep 30 24.029
21 Bobby Doerr HOF 14 1937 1951 9 51.2 1865 8028 7093 1094 2042 381 89 223 1247 54 64 809 608 .288 .362 .461 .823 Sep 7 33.153
22 Blix Donnelly 8 1944 1951 0 -0.4 190 228 201 12 32 3 1 0 8 0 0 14 35 .159 .214 .184 .398 May 3 37.102
23 Joe Erautt 2 1950 1951 0 -0.4 32 48 43 3 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 5 .186 .271 .209 .480 Jul 22 29.324
24 George Estock 1 1951 1951 0 0.1 37 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .286 .375 .286 .661 Sep 26 26.328
25 Al Evans 12 1939 1951 0 3.8 704 2321 2053 188 514 70 23 13 211 14 9 243 206 .250 .332 .326 .658 Aug 5 34.311
26 Bill Evans 2 1949 1951 0 -0.1 13 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 21 32.088
27 Jerry Fahr 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jul 15 26.218
28 Eddie Gaedel 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 Aug 19 26.072
29 Ross Grimsley 1 1951 1951 0 -0.1 7 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 30 29.118
30 Mike Guerra 9 1937 1951 0 -2.3 565 1750 1581 168 382 42 14 9 168 25 12 131 123 .242 .300 .303 .603 Sep 23 38.347
31 Bert Haas 9 1937 1951 1 4.6 721 2674 2440 263 644 93 32 22 263 51 0 204 188 .264 .323 .355 .678 Aug 26 37.199
32 Sam Hairston 1 1951 1951 0 0.1 4 7 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .400 .571 .600 1.171 Aug 26 31.218
33 Doug Hansen 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 11 22.269
34 Red Hardy 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jun 23 28.168
35 Bubba Harris 3 1948 1951 0 -0.3 87 56 48 4 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 10 .125 .176 .125 .301 May 7 25.081
36 Roy Hawes 1 1951 1951 0 -0.1 3 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 Sep 30 25.087
37 Bobby Herrera 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May 5 24.283
38 Paul Hinrichs 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jun 21 25.294
39 Harley Hisner 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Sep 30 24.328
40 Stan Hollmig 3 1949 1951 0 -0.2 94 289 265 29 67 13 6 2 27 1 0 20 46 .253 .310 .370 .680 Sep 26 25.267
41 Bill Jennings 1 1951 1951 0 -1.6 64 224 195 20 35 10 2 0 13 1 0 26 42 .179 .276 .251 .527 Sep 30 26.002
42 Earl Johnson 8 1940 1951 0 -0.1 181 188 171 15 32 3 0 0 13 0 0 9 53 .187 .228 .205 .432 Jun 3 32.062
43 Spider Jorgensen 5 1947 1951 0 3.6 267 874 755 97 201 40 11 9 107 5 0 106 75 .266 .359 .384 .743 Jun 30 31.239
44 Buddy Kerr 9 1943 1951 1 11.5 1067 4055 3631 378 903 145 25 31 333 38 0 324 280 .249 .312 .328 .640 Sep 30 28.328
45 Lou Klein 5 1943 1951 0 7.0 305 1173 1037 162 269 48 15 16 101 10 0 105 119 .259 .330 .381 .711 Sep 30 32.343
46 Bill Koski 1 1951 1951 0 -0.1 13 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 22 19.228
47 Jack Kramer 12 1939 1951 3 0.3 322 620 501 43 72 12 0 5 39 0 1 76 162 .144 .258 .198 .455 Aug 22 33.229
48 Kurt Krieger 2 1949 1951 0 0.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 11 24.360
49 Dan Lewandowski 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 30 23.267
50 Danny Litwhiler 11 1940 1951 1 19.2 1057 3860 3494 428 982 162 32 107 451 11 0 299 377 .281 .342 .438 .780 Sep 25 35.025
51 Mickey Livingston 10 1938 1951 0 3.8 561 1666 1490 128 354 56 9 19 153 7 0 144 141 .238 .310 .326 .636 Sep 20 36.309
52 Joe Lutz 1 1951 1951 0 -0.3 14 42 36 7 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 6 9 .167 .286 .222 .508 May 6 26.077
53 Clarence Maddern 4 1946 1951 0 0.1 104 258 238 17 59 12 1 5 29 0 0 12 26 .248 .301 .370 .671 Sep 25 29.364
54 Jack Maguire 2 1950 1951 0 -0.6 94 215 192 25 46 5 2 2 21 1 0 18 36 .240 .305 .318 .622 Sep 9 26.216
55 Duke Markell 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 5 6 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .333 .500 Sep 29 28.043
56 Mike McCormick 10 1940 1951 0 4.6 748 2589 2325 302 640 100 29 14 215 16 3 188 173 .275 .330 .361 .692 Sep 30 34.147
57 Irv Medlinger 2 1949 1951 0 0.0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 28 24.102
58 Sammy Meeks 4 1948 1951 0 -0.3 102 209 199 25 50 8 0 3 18 3 0 9 36 .251 .284 .337 .620 Sep 20 28.150
59 Wally Moses 17 1935 1951 2 33.1 2012 8254 7356 1124 2138 435 110 89 679 174 81 821 457 .291 .364 .416 .779 Sep 30 40.357
60 Earl Mossor 1 1951 1951 0 0.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 May 16 25.299
61 Ray Mueller 14 1935 1951 1 11.5 985 3238 2911 281 733 123 23 56 373 14 0 250 322 .252 .314 .368 .681 Sep 9 39.185
62 Bob Muncrief 12 1937 1951 1 -1.4 289 498 438 27 68 5 4 0 25 1 1 21 107 .155 .194 .185 .379 Apr 20 35.082
63 Danny Murtaugh 9 1941 1951 0 6.3 767 2942 2599 263 661 97 21 8 219 49 0 287 215 .254 .331 .317 .648 Sep 6 33.333
64 Milt Nielsen 2 1949 1951 0 -0.2 19 17 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .067 .222 .067 .289 Jul 4 26.146
65 Luis Olmo 6 1943 1951 0 1.8 462 1733 1629 208 458 65 25 29 272 33 1 88 128 .281 .319 .405 .724 Jun 6 31.299
66 Dan Porter 1 1951 1951 0 -0.1 13 21 19 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .211 .286 .211 .496 Sep 30 19.348
67 Dino Restelli 2 1949 1951 0 1.3 93 314 270 42 65 12 0 13 43 3 0 37 30 .241 .341 .430 .770 Jun 12 26.262
68 Fred Richards 1 1951 1951 0 0.2 10 30 27 1 8 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 3 .296 .345 .370 .715 Sep 30 23.331
69 Don Richmond 4 1941 1951 0 -0.5 56 162 152 11 32 6 2 2 22 1 3 6 17 .211 .241 .316 .556 May 13 31.198
70 Aaron Robinson 8 1943 1951 1 12.2 610 2191 1839 208 478 74 11 61 272 0 6 337 194 .260 .375 .412 .787 Sep 28 36.097
71 Buddy Rosar 13 1939 1951 5 10.1 988 3570 3198 335 836 147 15 18 367 17 18 315 161 .261 .330 .334 .663 Sep 19 37.078
72 Marv Rotblatt 3 1948 1951 0 -0.3 35 18 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .063 .000 .063 Jul 22 23.277
73 Jim Russell 10 1942 1951 0 17.0 1035 4144 3595 554 959 175 51 67 428 59 0 503 427 .267 .360 .400 .760 Oct 1 33.000
74 Ed Samcoff 1 1951 1951 0 -0.2 4 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .083 .000 .083 Apr 26 26.237
75 Fred Sanford 7 1943 1951 0 -0.3 165 255 229 22 39 9 0 1 10 0 1 12 67 .170 .212 .223 .434 Sep 14 32.036
76 Ed Sanicki 2 1949 1951 0 0.1 20 20 17 5 5 1 0 3 8 1 0 2 5 .294 .368 .882 1.251 May 12 27.309
77 Frank Saucier 1 1951 1951 0 -0.1 18 18 14 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 .071 .278 .143 .421 Sep 23 25.118
78 Sid Schacht 2 1950 1951 0 -0.0 20 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 Jun 26 33.143
79 Bob Scheffing 8 1941 1951 0 3.9 517 1473 1357 105 357 53 9 20 187 6 0 103 127 .263 .316 .360 .676 Sep 11 38.031
80 Hank Schenz 6 1946 1951 0 -0.2 207 578 538 70 133 22 3 2 24 6 2 27 25 .247 .291 .310 .601 Sep 13 32.155
81 Ken Silvestri 8 1939 1951 0 0.3 102 238 203 26 44 11 1 5 25 0 1 31 41 .217 .326 .355 .681 Jul 31 35.089
82 Dick Starr 5 1947 1951 0 -0.1 94 113 97 11 15 4 0 0 2 0 1 10 36 .155 .234 .196 .430 Sep 29 30.211
83 Bud Thomas 1 1951 1951 0 0.2 14 20 20 3 7 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 .350 .350 .500 .850 Sep 29 22.203
84 Jocko Thompson 4 1948 1951 0 -0.2 43 57 53 5 6 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 16 .113 .161 .170 .331 Sep 16 34.242
85 Thurman Tucker 9 1942 1951 1 6.9 701 2542 2231 325 570 79 24 9 179 77 47 291 237 .255 .342 .325 .667 Apr 29 33.215
86 Jay Van Noy 1 1951 1951 0 -0.2 6 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .125 .000 .125 Jun 28 22.236
87 Johnny Vander Meer 13 1937 1951 4 -1.4 382 786 685 58 104 12 2 1 26 1 0 41 201 .152 .200 .180 .379 May 7 36.186
88 Andy Varga 2 1950 1951 0 0.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 23 20.286
89 Kermit Wahl 5 1944 1951 0 -1.7 231 728 642 58 145 23 6 3 50 3 1 68 72 .226 .302 .294 .596 Jul 29 28.253
90 Junior Walsh 5 1946 1951 0 -0.1 89 37 31 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 22 .065 .216 .097 .313 Sep 9 32.186
91 Dick Whitman 6 1946 1951 0 0.6 285 702 638 93 165 37 3 2 67 10 0 51 46 .259 .316 .335 .652 Jun 4 30.207
92 Artie Wilson 1 1951 1951 0 -0.1 19 24 22 2 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 .182 .250 .182 .432 May 23 30.207
93 Hank Wyse 8 1942 1951 1 -1.6 253 477 435 33 71 7 1 0 32 1 0 7 81 .163 .178 .184 .362 Jun 14 33.105
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Last Game Age
1 Dan Bankhead 3 1947 1951 0 -2.1 9 5 .643 6.52 52 13 21 2 1 4 153.1 161 116 111 22 110 111 3 2 3 706 1.767 Jul 18 31.076
2 Jim Blackburn 2 1948 1951 0 -0.1 0 2 .000 5.50 18 0 5 0 0 0 36.0 46 25 22 4 16 11 2 0 0 166 1.722 May 5 26.320
3 Hank Borowy 10 1942 1951 2 15.7 108 82 .568 3.50 314 214 53 94 16 7 1717.0 1660 769 668 108 623 690 7 5 34 7265 1.330 Sep 14 35.125
4 Jack Brittin 2 1950 1951 0 -0.1 0 0 6.75 6 0 1 0 0 0 8.0 7 7 6 0 9 6 0 0 2 40 2.000 May 13 27.070
5 Alton Brown 1 1951 1951 0 -0.3 0 0 9.26 7 0 4 0 0 0 11.2 14 12 12 1 12 7 1 0 0 60 2.229 May 27 26.041
6 Paul Calvert 7 1942 1951 0 -2.2 9 22 .290 5.31 109 27 47 5 0 5 301.2 345 207 178 22 158 102 5 0 14 1394 1.667 May 6 33.212
7 Milo Candini 8 1943 1951 0 4.3 26 21 .553 3.92 174 37 66 13 5 8 537.2 530 258 234 18 250 183 3 3 8 2334 1.451 Aug 15 34.012
8 Con Dempsey 1 1951 1951 0 -0.2 0 2 .000 9.00 3 2 1 0 0 0 7.0 11 7 7 2 4 3 0 0 0 33 2.143 May 5 28.231
9 Blix Donnelly 8 1944 1951 0 8.3 27 36 .429 3.49 190 75 63 27 7 12 691.2 659 321 268 53 306 296 16 1 11 2934 1.395 May 3 37.102
10 George Estock 1 1951 1951 0 0.2 0 1 .000 4.33 37 1 16 0 0 3 60.1 56 33 29 2 37 11 0 0 2 263 1.541 Sep 26 26.328
11 Bill Evans 2 1949 1951 0 -0.0 0 1 .000 4.98 13 0 5 0 0 0 21.2 21 14 12 0 16 4 0 0 3 97 1.708 Jun 21 32.088
12 Jerry Fahr 1 1951 1951 0 0.0 0 0 4.76 5 0 2 0 0 0 5.2 11 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 25 2.294 Jul 15 26.218
13 Ross Grimsley 1 1951 1951 0 -0.1 0 0 3.86 7 0 3 0 0 0 14.0 12 8 6 1 10 8 0 0 1 61 1.571 Sep 30 29.118
14 Red Hardy 1 1951 1951 0 -0.0 0 0 6.75 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 10 3.750 Jun 23 28.168
15 Bubba Harris 3 1948 1951 0 -0.1 6 3 .667 4.84 87 0 38 0 0 8 186.0 190 114 100 14 86 53 3 1 2 813 1.484 May 7 25.081
16 Bobby Herrera 1 1951 1951 0 -0.2 0 0 27.00 3 0 2 0 0 0 2.1 6 7 7 2 4 1 1 0 0 18 4.286 May 5 24.283
17 Paul Hinrichs 1 1951 1951 0 -0.3 0 0 21.60 4 0 1 0 0 0 3.1 7 8 8 1 4 1 0 0 0 21 3.300 Jun 21 25.294
18 Harley Hisner 1 1951 1951 0 0.1 0 1 .000 4.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 7 3 3 0 4 3 0 0 0 28 1.833 Sep 30 24.328
19 Earl Johnson 8 1940 1951 0 1.8 40 32 .556 4.30 179 50 71 13 3 17 546.1 556 302 261 25 272 250 14 3 11 2411 1.516 Jun 3 32.062
20 Bill Koski 1 1951 1951 0 -0.5 0 1 .000 6.67 13 1 5 0 0 0 27.0 26 23 20 2 28 6 0 0 0 131 2.000 Sep 22 19.228
21 Jack Kramer 12 1939 1951 3 10.7 95 103 .480 4.24 322 215 59 88 14 7 1637.1 1761 895 772 92 682 613 10 6 35 7193 1.492 Aug 22 33.229
22 Kurt Krieger 2 1949 1951 0 -0.2 0 0 12.60 3 0 3 0 0 0 5.0 6 7 7 1 6 3 0 0 1 27 2.400 Sep 11 24.360
23 Dan Lewandowski 1 1951 1951 0 -0.0 0 1 .000 9.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 8 4.000 Sep 30 23.267
24 Duke Markell 1 1951 1951 0 -0.2 1 1 .500 6.33 5 2 1 1 0 0 21.1 25 16 15 3 20 10 0 0 0 104 2.109 Sep 29 28.043
25 Irv Medlinger 2 1949 1951 0 -0.7 0 0 13.83 9 0 2 0 0 0 13.2 21 23 21 2 15 9 0 0 2 76 2.634 Sep 28 24.102
26 Earl Mossor 1 1951 1951 0 -0.5 0 0 32.40 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 2 6 6 1 7 1 0 0 0 13 5.400 May 16 25.299
27 Bob Muncrief 12 1937 1951 1 15.2 80 82 .494 3.80 288 165 72 67 11 9 1401.1 1503 669 592 106 392 525 15 1 20 5968 1.352 Apr 20 35.082
28 Marv Rotblatt 3 1948 1951 0 0.0 4 3 .571 4.82 35 4 20 0 0 2 74.2 74 44 40 6 51 30 2 0 1 338 1.674 Jul 22 23.277
29 Fred Sanford 7 1943 1951 0 5.1 37 55 .402 4.45 164 98 27 26 3 6 744.0 768 405 368 67 391 285 3 1 10 3306 1.558 Sep 14 32.036
30 Sid Schacht 2 1950 1951 0 -1.7 0 2 .000 14.34 19 1 8 0 0 1 21.1 44 41 34 6 21 12 0 0 2 128 3.047 Jun 26 33.143
31 Dick Starr 5 1947 1951 0 1.2 12 24 .333 5.25 93 45 23 7 2 2 344.2 390 230 201 40 198 120 10 5 7 1582 1.706 Sep 29 30.211
32 Jocko Thompson 4 1948 1951 0 1.4 6 11 .353 4.24 41 21 5 5 2 1 167.2 151 84 79 18 83 81 2 0 4 710 1.396 Sep 16 34.242
33 Johnny Vander Meer 13 1937 1951 4 27.0 119 121 .496 3.44 346 286 28 131 29 2 2104.2 1799 915 805 100 1132 1294 21 3 37 9034 1.393 May 7 36.186
34 Andy Varga 2 1950 1951 0 0.1 0 0 2.25 3 0 3 0 0 0 4.0 2 1 1 0 7 1 0 0 1 20 2.250 Sep 23 20.286
35 Junior Walsh 5 1946 1951 0 -1.3 4 10 .286 5.88 89 12 30 1 1 2 193.0 201 140 126 21 111 91 3 2 4 876 1.617 Sep 9 32.186
36 Hank Wyse 8 1942 1951 1 12.3 79 70 .530 3.52 251 159 52 67 11 8 1257.2 1338 581 492 66 373 362 24 2 10 5353 1.360 Jun 14 33.105
Totals 143 1937 1951 11 92.6 662 692 .489 4.03 2897 1429 738 547 105 104 12331.0 12417 6296 5516 806 5442 5184 146 35 225 53546 1.767