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Earl Francis

Earl Coleman Francis

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: July 14, 1935 in Slab Fork, West Virginia, US
Died: July 3, 2002 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US

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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
1954 18 -3.3 Clinton MSOH D PIT 11 9 .550 3.10 28 23 16 0 180.0 136 91 62 5 119 169 6 0 4 1.417 6.8 0.2 6.0 8.4 1.42
1959 23 -4.3 Salt Lake City PCL AAA PIT 6 5 .545 3.33 29 27 3 1 154.0 128 72 57 2 113 97 7 1 3 1.565 7.5 0.1 6.6 5.7 0.86
1960 24 -3.9 Columbus IL AAA PIT 5 4 .556 3.04 11 11 4 1 74.0 52 28 25 6 30 1 61 1 0 3 1.108 6.3 0.7 3.6 7.4 2.03
1961 25 -2.4 Columbus IL AAA PIT 3 1 .750 1.76 9 5 41.0 22 9 8 0 17 0.951 4.8 0.0 3.7
1964 28 2.4 Columbus IL AAA PIT 10 10 .500 4.15 30 29 8 2 180.0 173 101 83 19 71 2 120 3 0 4 1.356 8.6 1.0 3.6 6.0 1.69
1965 29 3.3 Jacksonville IL AAA STL 10 11 .476 4.10 31 27 4 1 182.0 171 94 83 17 70 3 128 3 0 6 1.324 8.5 0.8 3.5 6.3 1.83
1966 30 4.2 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHW,CAL 7 7 .500 3.71 25 24 5 2 131.0 112 58 54 9 63 3 77 1 0 6 1.336 7.7 0.6 4.3 5.3 1.22
1966 30 4.2 Indianapolis, Seattle PCL AAA CAL,CHW 7 7 .500 3.71 25 24 5 2 131.0 112 58 54 9 63 3 77 1 0 6 1.336 7.7 0.6 4.3 5.3 1.22
1966 30 4.2 Seattle PCL AAA CAL 5
1966 30 4.2 Indianapolis PCL AAA CHW 20
7 Seasons 52 47 .525 3.55 163 146 40 7 942.0 794 453 372 58 483 9 652 21 1 26 1.356 7.6 0.6 4.6 6.2 1.35
D (1 season) D 11 9 .550 3.10 28 23 16 0 180.0 136 91 62 5 119 169 6 0 4 1.417 6.8 0.2 6.0 8.4 1.42
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 41 38 .519 3.66 135 123 24 7 762.0 658 362 310 53 364 9 483 15 1 22 1.341 7.8 0.6 4.3 5.7 1.33
A 7890 (underlined) 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
1954 18 -4.4 Clinton MSOH D PIT 32 79 71 7 18 3 3 1 11 0 5 14 .254 .303 .423 .725 30 0 3 0
1959 23 -5.2 Salt Lake City PCL AAA PIT 29 60 50 7 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 23 .140 .259 .220 .479 11 1 2 0
1960 24 -3.6 Columbus IL AAA PIT 11 29 25 3 6 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 11 .240 .231 .480 .711 12 0 3 1
1961 25 -1.9 Columbus IL AAA PIT 9 14 2 .143
1964 28 1.5 Columbus IL AAA PIT 36 72 60 2 10 1 0 0 5 0 0 7 26 .167 .254 .183 .437 11 0 5 0
1965 29 3.1 Jacksonville IL AAA STL 37 73 60 5 9 1 0 1 5 0 0 9 30 .150 .261 .217 .478 13 0 4 0
1966 30 3.9 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHW,CAL 27 48 44 4 11 1 0 0 6 0 0 2 12 .250 .277 .273 .549 12 0 1 1
1966 30 3.9 Indianapolis,Seattle PCL AAA CAL,CHW 27 48 44 4 11 1 0 0 6 0 0 2 12 .250 .277 .273 .549 12 0 1 1
1966 30 3.9 Seattle PCL AAA CAL 6
1966 30 3.9 Indianapolis PCL AAA CHW 21
7 Seasons 181 375 324 28 63 11 4 3 30 0 0 30 116 .194 .263 .275 .538 89 1 18 2
D (1 season) D 32 79 71 7 18 3 3 1 11 0 5 14 .254 .303 .423 .725 30 0 3 0
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 149 296 253 21 45 8 1 2 19 0 0 25 102 .178 .253 .233 .486 59 1 15 2
A 7890 (underlined) 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
1954 18 Clinton MSOH D PIT P 28 56 9 43 4 5 .929 1.86
1959 23 Salt Lake City PCL AAA PIT P 29 39 7 30 2 4 .949 1.28
1960 24 Columbus IL AAA PIT P 11 17 2 13 2 1 .882 1.36
1964 28 Columbus IL AAA PIT P 30 56 12 40 4 4 .929 1.73
1965 29 Jacksonville IL AAA STL P 31 59 11 45 3 6 .949 1.81
1966 30 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHW,CAL P 25 27 7 16 4 2 .852 0.92
1966 30 Indianapolis, Seattle PCL AAA CAL,CHW P 25 27 7 16 4 2 .852 0.92
1966 30 Seattle PCL AAA CAL P 5 0.00
1966 30 Indianapolis PCL AAA CHW P 20 0.00
6 Seasons 154 254 48 187 19 22 .925 1.53
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1954 18 Clinton Pirates Mississippi-Ohio Valley League D PIT
1959 23 Salt Lake City Bees Pacific Coast League AAA PIT
1960 24 Columbus Jets International League AAA PIT
1960 24 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1960-06-30 1960-07-27
1961 25 Columbus Jets International League AAA PIT
1961 25 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1961-06-02 1961-09-28
1962 26 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1962-04-16 1962-09-30
1963 27 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1963-04-08 1963-09-24
1964 28 Columbus Jets International League AAA PIT
1964 28 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1964-09-19 1964-10-04
1965 29 Jacksonville Suns International League AAA STL
1965 29 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1965-09-06 1965-09-27
1966 30 Seattle Angels Pacific Coast League AAA CAL 1
1966 30 Indianapolis Indians Pacific Coast League AAA CHW 2

Sabr ID: d9f344de

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