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Walt Dropo    \DRO-po\

Walter Dropo (Moose)

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: January 30, 1923 in Moosup, Connecticut, US
Died: December 17, 2010 in Peabody, Massachusetts, US
High School: Plainfield HS (Plainfield, CT)
School: University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

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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
1947 24 -0.6 Scranton EL A BOS 87 337 100 18 1 12 .297 .463 156
1948 25 -2.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BOS 146 563 9 185 35 9 17 12 2 8 18 .329 .513 289 2 0
1948 25 -2.4 Birmingham SOUA AA BOS 118 454 163 34 7 14 .359 .557 253
1948 25 -3.5 Louisville AA AAA BOS 28 119 109 9 22 1 2 3 12 2 8 18 .202 .269 .330 .599 36 2 0
1949 26 -3.7 Sacramento PCL AAA 132 533 481 60 138 30 3 17 85 6 46 66 .287 .354 .468 .822 225 4 2
1950 27 -0.5 Louisville AA AAA BOS 11 53 47 5 12 1 1 2 11 0 5 5 .255 .340 .447 .786 21 3 1 0
1951 28 -2.2 San Diego PCL AAA CLE 33 140 126 17 36 4 0 5 13 0 14 17 .286 .357 .437 .794 55 0 0
5 Seasons 409 1636 1554 91 471 88 14 53 121 8 73 106 .303 .337 .480 .817 746 3 7 2
A (1 season) A 87 337 337 100 18 1 12 .297 .297 .463 .760 156
AA (1 season) AA 118 454 454 163 34 7 14 .359 .359 .557 .916 253
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 204 845 763 91 208 36 6 27 121 8 73 106 .273 .342 .442 .783 337 3 7 2
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
1948 25 Louisville AA AAA BOS 1B 28 267 255 11 1 28 .996 9.50
1949 26 Sacramento PCL AAA 1B 131 1283 1183 90 10 112 .992 9.72
1950 27 Louisville AA AAA BOS 1B 11 121 109 12 0 21 1.000 11.00
1951 28 San Diego PCL AAA CLE 1B 33 315 279 31 5 14 .984 9.39
4 Seasons 203 1986 1826 144 16 175 .992 9.70

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1947 24 Scranton Red Sox Eastern League A BOS
1948 25 Birmingham Barons Southern Association AA BOS
1948 25 Louisville Colonels American Association AAA BOS
1949 26 Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League AAA
1949 26 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1
1950 27 Louisville Colonels American Association AAA BOS
1950 27 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1950-05-02 1950-10-01
1951 28 San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League AAA CLE
1951 28 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1951-04-17 1951-09-25
1952 29 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1952-04-15 1952-06-02
1952 29 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 2 1952-06-03 1952-09-28
1953 30 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1953-04-14 1953-09-27
1954 31 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1954-04-13 1954-09-26
1955 32 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1955-04-12 1955-09-24
1956 33 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-29
1957 34 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
1958 35 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1958-04-15 1958-06-23
1958 35 Cincinnati Redlegs National League MLB CIN 2 1958-06-01 1958-09-28
1959 36 Cincinnati Redlegs National League MLB CIN 1 1959-04-21 1959-06-21
1959 36 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 2 1959-06-24 1959-09-27
1960 37 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1960-04-21 1960-10-01
1961 38 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1961-04-15 1961-05-17

Sabr ID: f0f68225

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