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Ralph Birkofer

Ralph Joseph Birkofer (Lefty)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 213 lb.

Born: November 5, 1908 in Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Died: March 16, 1971 in Cincinnati, Ohio, US

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1929 20 -1.3 2 Teams 1 Lg D 8 13 .381 30 212.0 221 123 89 1.462 9.4 3.8
1929 20 -1.3 Cedar Rapids, Burlington MSVL D 8 13 .381 30 212.0 221 123 89 1.462 9.4 3.8
1930 21 -4.4 Des Moines WL A 13 12 .520 4.83 37 177.0 172 117 95 124 1.672 8.7 6.3
1931 22 -4.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-B 4 7 .364 3.90 19 83.0 54 43 36 28 0.988 5.9 3.0
1931 22 -3.9 Quincy IIIL B 2 1 .667 8 34.0
1931 22 -4.0 Des Moines WL A 2 6 .250 6.61 11 49.0 54 43 36 28 1.673 9.9 5.1
1932 23 -3.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA PIT 17 11 .607 33 230.0 184 122 128 1.357 7.2 5.0
1932 23 -3.4 Tulsa WL A PIT 15 10 .600 30 206.0 170 122 122 1.417 7.4 5.3
1932 23 -6.4 Kansas City AA AA 2 1 .667 3 24.0 14 6 0.833 5.2 2.2
1933 24 -3.5 Toronto IL AA DET 16 8 .667 3.81 30 196.0 170 99 83 86 1.306 7.8 3.9
1937 28 -0.2 Toledo AA AA DET 4 4 .500 7.50 12 6 42.0 55 42 35 20 1.786 11.8 4.3
1938 29 1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A1-AA BRO,DET 13 10 .565 4.42 37 175.0 201 106 86 68 1.537 10.3 3.5
1938 29 1.8 Nashville SOUA A1 BRO 13 9 .591 4.63 34 167.0 185 106 86 64 1.491 10.0 3.4
1938 29 1.0 Toledo AA AA DET 0 1 .000 3 8.0 16 4 2.500 18.0 4.5
1939 30 0.8 Portland PCL AA 2 8 .200 6.29 38 8 103.0 151 94 72 24 1.699 13.2 2.1
1940 31 1.9 Portland PCL AA 0 2 .000 3 2 14.0 19 0 1.357 12.2 0.0
9 Seasons 77 75 .507 2.97 239 16 1232.0 1227 746 407 567 1.456 9.0 4.1
D (1 season) D 8 13 .381 30 212.0 221 123 89 1.462 9.4 3.8
B (1 season) B 2 1 .667 8 34.0
A1 (1 season) A1 13 9 .591 4.63 34 167.0 185 106 86 64 1.491 10.0 3.4
A (3 seasons) A 30 28 .517 2.73 78 432.0 396 282 131 274 1.551 8.2 5.7
AA (6 seasons) AA 24 24 .500 4.42 89 16 387.0 425 235 190 140 1.460 9.9 3.3
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1929 20 -6.8 2 Teams 1 Lg D 43 94 23 3 0 0 .245 .277 26
1929 20 -6.8 Cedar Rapids,Burlington MSVL D 43 94 23 3 0 0 .245 .277 26
1929 20 -6.8 Burlington MSVL D
1929 20 -6.8 Cedar Rapids MSVL D
1930 21 -5.4 Des Moines WL A 45 79 20 8 1 0 .253 .380 30
1931 22 -5.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-B 19 20 6 2 1 0 .300 .500 10
1931 22 -5.1 Quincy IIIL B 8
1931 22 -5.2 Des Moines WL A 11 20 6 2 1 0 .300 .500 10
1932 23 -5.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA PIT 43 106 35 9 0 0 .330 .415 44
1932 23 -5.1 Tulsa WL A PIT 40 95 30 6 0 0 .316 .379 36
1932 23 -5.5 Kansas City AA AA 3 11 5 3 0 0 .455 .727 8
1933 24 -4.3 Toronto IL AA DET 30 71 20 3 0 0 .282 .324 23
1937 28 -0.1 Toledo AA AA DET 12 13 2 0 0 0 .154 .154 2
1938 29 1.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A1-AA BRO,DET 56 88 25 5 0 1 .284 .375 33
1938 29 1.9 Nashville SOUA A1 BRO 53 88 25 5 0 1 .284 .375 33
1938 29 1.4 Toledo AA AA DET 3
1939 30 1.0 Portland PCL AA 38 29 6 0 0 0 .207 .207 6
1940 31 2.9 Portland PCL AA 3 6 3 0 0 0 .500 .500 3
9 Seasons 289 506 506 140 30 2 1 .277 .277 .350 .626 177
D (1 season) D 43 94 94 23 3 0 0 .245 .245 .277 .521 26
B (1 season) B 8
A1 (1 season) A1 53 88 88 25 5 0 1 .284 .284 .375 .659 33
A (3 seasons) A 96 194 194 56 16 2 0 .289 .289 .392 .680 76
AA (6 seasons) AA 89 130 130 36 6 0 0 .277 .277 .323 .600 42
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1931 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-B P 19 0.00
1931 22 Quincy IIIL B P 8 0.00
1931 22 Des Moines WL A P 11 0.00
1932 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA PIT P 33 0.00
1932 23 Tulsa WL A PIT P 30 0.00
1932 23 Kansas City AA AA P 3 0.00
1933 24 Toronto IL AA DET P 30 0.00
1938 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs A1-AA BRO,DET P 37 0.00
1938 29 Nashville SOUA A1 BRO P 34 0.00
1938 29 Toledo AA AA DET P 3 0.00
4 Seasons 119 0.00
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: fb6ee128

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