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Joe Kracher

Joseph Peter Kracher (Jug)

Positions: Catcher, Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: November 4, 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Died: December 24, 1981 in San Angelo, Texas, US
High School: Roman HS (Philadelphia, PA)

Major League Stats

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
1936 22 -0.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-C 73 261 70 11 5 1 .268 .360 94
1936 22 -0.7 Thomasville GAFL D 45 177 46 7 5 0 .260 .356 63
1936 22 -1.3 Johnstown MATL C 28 84 24 4 0 1 .286 .369 31
1937 23 -6.0 Thomasville GAFL D 322 91 1 .283
1938 24 1.3 Thomasville GAFL D 115 430 120 21 10 1 .279 .381 164
1939 25 0.0 Selma SEAL B 132 417 137 35 5 14 .329 .537 224
1940 26 -0.9 Baltimore IL AA PHI 103 325 81 12 2 9 .249 .382 124
1941 27 -0.4 Baltimore IL AA 77 250 229 24 51 7 4 6 25 0 18 31 .223 .279 .367 .646 84 0 3
1942 28 1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A CLE 31 76 6 23 8 1 1 15 0 0 7 11 .303 .474 36 1 2 0
1942 28 2.9 Wilkes-Barre EL A CLE
1942 28 1.7 Baltimore IL AA CLE 31 85 76 6 23 8 1 1 15 0 0 7 11 .303 .376 .474 .850 36 1 2 0
1946 32 5.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-AA CHW 137 461 150 33 1 18 .325 .518 239
1946 32 5.5 Texarkana ETXL C CHW 122 421 143 31 1 18 .340 .546 230
1946 32 5.2 Shreveport TL AA CHW 15 40 7 2 0 0 .175 .225 9
1947 33 7.3 Kilgore LONE C 129 489 163 46 7 8 .333 .505 247
1948 34 8.1 Kilgore LONE C 113 383 166 36 3 12 .433 .637 244
1949 35 9.1 Kilgore ETXL C 133 477 157 37 5 3 .329 .447 213
1950 36 10.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs C 124 404 130 20 3 6 .322 .431 174
1950 36 10.5 Hammond EVAN C 89 294 99 15 2 6 .337 .463 136
1950 36 11.3 Tyler ETXL C 35 110 31 5 1 0 .282 .345 38
1951 37 10.9 Tyler BSTL B 59 135 37 8 0 0 .274 .333 45
1952 38 11.3 Lake Charles GULF B 119 405 346 65 121 20 0 16 60 1 55 27 .350 .442 .546 .988 189 2 2
1953 39 12.1 3 Teams 1 Lg B 85 319 100 21 1 8 .313 .461 147
1953 39 12.1 Corpus Christi GULF B
1953 39 12.1 Brownsville GULF B
1953 39 12.1 Brownsville,Corpus Christi,Laredo GULF B 85 319 100 21 1 8 .313 .461 147
1953 39 12.1 Laredo GULF B
15 Seasons 1430 5163 5074 95 1597 315 47 104 100 1 0 80 69 .315 .326 .438 .764 2224 1 4 5
D (3 seasons) D 160 929 929 257 28 15 2 .277 .277 .244 .521 227
C (6 seasons) C 649 2258 2258 783 174 19 48 .347 .347 .504 .851 1139
B (4 seasons) B 395 1276 1217 65 395 84 6 38 60 1 55 27 .325 .355 .497 .852 605 2 2
A (1 season) A
AA (4 seasons) AA 226 700 670 30 162 29 7 16 40 0 0 25 42 .242 .271 .378 .649 253 1 2 3
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 PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1936 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-C OF 64 187 151 31 5 .973 2.84
1936 22 Thomasville GAFL D OF 45 149 117 27 5 .966 3.20
1936 22 Johnstown MATL C OF 19 38 34 4 0 1.000 2.00
1939 25 Selma SEAL B C 128 753 645 94 14 .981 5.77
1940 26 Baltimore IL AA PHI C 88 404 366 31 7 .983 4.51
1941 27 Baltimore IL AA OF 23 68 67 0 1 0 .985 2.91
1941 27 Baltimore IL AA 3B 14 40 15 22 3 0 .925 2.64
1941 27 Baltimore IL AA C 28 139 121 14 4 2 .971 4.82 1
1942 28 Baltimore IL AA CLE C 17 69 50 14 5 1 .928 3.76 2 15 7 32%
1947 33 Kilgore LONE C C 112 604 540 53 11 .982 5.29
1952 38 Lake Charles GULF B C 119 397 362 31 4 5 .990 3.30
1953 39 3 Teams 1 Lg B 1B 61 592 560 20 12 .980 9.51
1953 39 Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Laredo GULF B 1B 61 592 560 20 12 .980 9.51
8 Seasons 654 3253 2877 310 66 8 .980 4.87 3 15 7 32%
C (6 seasons) C 492 2366 2084 237 45 8 .981 4.72 3 15 7 32%
OF (2 seasons) OF 87 255 218 31 6 0 .976 2.86
1B (1 season) 1B 61 592 560 20 12 .980 9.51
3B (1 season) 3B 14 40 15 22 3 0 .925 2.64
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1946 32 Texarkana ETXL C CHW 1 of 1
1947 33 Kilgore LONE C 1 of 1
1948 34 Kilgore LONE C 1 of 1
1949 35 Kilgore ETXL C 1 of 1
1950 36 Hammond EVAN C 1 of 2 138 71 65 .522
1951 37 Tyler BSTL B 1 of 3 147 47 100 .320
1952 38 Lake Charles GULF B 1 of 2 154 69 85 .448
7 Seasons 439 187 250 .428
C (5 seasons) 138 71 65 .522
B (2 seasons) 301 116 185 .385

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: d1b7e33a

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