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Rube Melton

Reuben Franklin Melton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: February 27, 1917 in Cramerton, North Carolina, US
Died: September 11, 1971 in Greer, South Carolina, US
High School: Gastonia HS (Gastonia, NC)
Schools: Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC), Campbell University (Buies Creek, NC)

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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
1936 19 -1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B STL 13 4 .765 2.06 23 153.0 125 48 35 55 1.176 7.4 3.2
1936 19 -1.7 Greensburg PASA D STL 13 4 .765 2.16 22 146.0 120 43 35 50 1.164 7.4 3.1
1936 19 -4.3 Asheville PIED B STL 0 0 1 7.0 5 5 5 1.429 6.4 6.4
1937 20 -0.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B STL 9 13 .409 3.62 35 184.0 187 113 74 102 1.571 9.1 5.0
1937 20 0.0 Albany GAFL D 6 11 .353 4.01 27 166.0 164 93 74 89 1.524 8.9 4.8
1937 20 -3.0 Asheville PIED B STL 3 2 .600 8 18.0 23 20 13 2.000 11.5 6.5
1940 23 -5.3 Columbus AA AA STL 10 10 .500 3.48 43 28 207.0 195 105 80 139 1.614 8.5 6.0
1943 26 -2.6 St. Paul AA AA 2 6 .250 3.30 9 8 1 6 0 60.0 54 32 22 34 40 4 0 2 1.467 8.1 5.1 6.0 1.18
1947 30 2.8 Montreal IL AAA BRO 2 3 .400 4.68 8 25.0 26 13 17 7 1.720 9.4 6.1 2.5 0.41
1948 31 4.3 Mobile SOUA AA BRO 2 1 .667 4 20.0 28 14 2.100 12.6 6.3
1949 32 7.4 Greenville SALL A BRO 9 4 .692 3.36 26 99.0 101 49 37 44 1.465 9.2 4.0
1950 33 8.9 Gastonia WCAR D 5 6 .455 4.16 17 93.0 109 59 43 44 1.645 10.5 4.3
1951 34 10.8 Greenville TRIS B 1 5 .167 6.72 18 71.0 85 60 53 9 50 1.901 10.8 1.1 6.3
9 Seasons 53 52 .505 3.52 183 36 1 6 0 912.0 910 466 357 9 499 47 4 0 2 1.545 9.0 0.1 4.9 0.5 0.09
D (3 seasons) D 24 21 .533 3.38 66 405.0 393 195 152 183 1.422 8.7 4.1
B (3 seasons) B 4 7 .364 4.97 27 96.0 113 85 53 9 68 1.885 10.6 0.8 6.4
A (1 season) A 9 4 .692 3.36 26 99.0 101 49 37 44 1.465 9.2 4.0
AA (3 seasons) AA 14 17 .452 3.20 56 36 1 6 0 287.0 277 137 102 187 40 4 0 2 1.617 8.7 5.9 1.3 0.21
AAA (1 season) AAA 2 3 .400 4.68 8 25.0 26 13 17 7 1.720 9.4 6.1 2.5 0.41
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
1936 19 -2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B STL 24 54 11 2 0 0 .204 .241 13
1936 19 -2.0 Greensburg PASA D STL 23 54 11 2 0 0 .204 .241 13
1936 19 -5.7 Asheville PIED B STL 1
1937 20 -9.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B STL 8 64 18 1 .281
1937 20 -9.0 Albany GAFL D 64 18 1 .281
1937 20 -3.8 Asheville PIED B STL 8
1940 23 -4.5 Columbus AA AA STL 43 66 11 3 0 1 .167 .258 17
1943 26 -3.1 St. Paul AA AA 9 18 3 .167
1947 30 2.0 Montreal IL AAA BRO 8
1948 31 3.6 Mobile SOUA AA BRO 4 7 2 .286
1949 32 7.2 Greenville SALL A BRO 26 28 3 1 0 0 .107 .143 4
1950 33 8.2 Gastonia WCAR D 17 31 6 0 0 1 .194 .290 9
1951 34 9.7 Greenville TRIS B 18 29 6 1 0 0 .207 .241 7
9 Seasons 157 297 297 60 7 0 3 .202 .202 .168 .370 50
D (3 seasons) D 40 149 149 35 2 0 2 .235 .235 .148 .383 22
B (3 seasons) B 27 29 29 6 1 0 0 .207 .207 .241 .448 7
A (1 season) A 26 28 28 3 1 0 0 .107 .107 .143 .250 4
AA (3 seasons) AA 56 91 91 16 3 0 1 .176 .176 .187 .363 17
AAA (1 season) AAA 8
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
1936 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B STL P 23 0.00
1936 19 Greensburg PASA D STL P 22 0.00
1936 19 Asheville PIED B STL P 1 0.00
1937 20 Asheville PIED B STL P 8 0.00
1940 23 Columbus AA AA STL P 43 0.00
1943 26 St. Paul AA AA P 9 0.00
1947 30 Montreal IL AAA BRO P 8 0.00
1949 32 Greenville SALL A BRO P 26 0.00
1950 33 Gastonia WCAR D P 17 0.00
1951 34 Greenville TRIS B P 18 0.00
8 Seasons 152 0.00
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 2e93db95

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