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Joe Orrell

Forrest Gordon Orrell

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: March 6, 1917 in National City, California, US
Died: January 12, 1993 in Chula Vista, California, 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
1936 19 -3.1 Norfolk NESL D STL 2 4 .333 9 64.0 66 44 45 1.734 9.3 6.3
1937 20 -3.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-D CIN 6 12 .333 31 157.0 148 131 137 1.815 8.5 7.9
1937 20 -3.0 Bisbee AZTX D 2 6 .250 14 64.0 53 51 49 1.594 7.5 6.9
1937 20 -3.0 Durham PIED B CIN 4 6 .400 17 93.0 95 80 88 1.968 9.2 8.5
1938 21 -0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-D CIN 4 8 .333 5.88 18 101.0 111 92 66 98 2.069 9.9 8.7
1938 21 0.5 Rogers ARMO D CIN 3 2 .600 4.40 6 47.0 39 29 23 28 1.426 7.5 5.4
1938 21 -1.5 Muskogee WA C CIN 1 6 .143 7.17 12 54.0 72 63 43 70 2.630 12.0 11.7
1939 22 0.0 Ogden PION C CIN 5 7 .417 5.57 17 105.0 118 76 65 62 1.714 10.1 5.3
1940 23 -6.1 Portland PCL AA 7 14 .333 5.67 31 23 165.0 173 126 104 97 1.636 9.4 5.3
1941 24 -5.3 Portland PCL AA 5 9 .357 3.48 30 12 6 2 124.0 127 82 48 64 65 6 0 10 1.540 9.2 4.6 4.7 1.02
1942 25 -4.6 Portland PCL AA 11 22 .333 4.02 39 34 18 3 280.0 301 147 125 94 121 13 0 8 1.411 9.7 3.0 3.9 1.29
1943 26 -4.0 Portland PCL AA 8 11 .421 2.33 22 22 14 2 170.0 151 53 44 61 90 1 0 1 1.247 8.0 3.2 4.8 1.48
1944 27 -0.1 Buffalo IL AA DET 8 1 .889 2.90 14 9 8 0 87.0 73 37 28 24 48 2 0 1 1.115 7.6 2.5 5.0 2.00
1945 28 0.7 Buffalo IL AA DET 1 4 .200 8 32.0 41 17 11 1.812 11.5 4.8 3.1 0.65
1946 29 1.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA DET 5 7 .417 2.21 27 12 0 0 114.0 99 43 28 42 3 1.237 7.8 3.3 0.2 0.07
1946 29 1.2 Dallas TL AA DET 5 5 .500 2.31 23 12 109.0 89 43 28 37 1.156 7.3 3.1
1946 29 -1.8 Portland PCL AAA 0 2 .000 4 0 0 0 5.0 10 5 3 3.000 18.0 9.0 5.4 0.60
1947 30 1.4 Dallas TL AA DET 10 14 .417 3.73 33 188.0 174 101 78 70 1.298 8.3 3.4
1948 31 1.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHW 3 4 .429 3.63 16 0 0 52.0 57 23 21 28 18 2 0 2 1.635 9.9 4.8 3.1 0.64
1948 31 3.7 Dallas TL AA 2 1 .667 3 25.0 22 8 1.200 7.9 2.9
1948 31 -0.6 Hollywood PCL AAA CHW 1 3 .250 7.00 13 0 0 27.0 35 23 21 20 18 2 0 2 2.037 11.7 6.7 6.0 0.90
1949 32 6.1 Wenatchee WINT B 15 10 .600 4.40 29 217.0 239 134 106 73 1.438 9.9 3.0
1950 33 6.7 Tri-City WINT B 11 10 .524 4.28 29 185.0 212 117 88 5 76 1.557 10.3 0.2 3.7
1952 35 11.3 Tijuana SWIL C 21 3 .875 2.01 25 24 206.0 183 72 46 62 1.189 8.0 2.7
1953 36 9.5 Calgary WINT A 13 13 .500 4.67 29 26 189.0 233 119 98 29 67 1.587 11.1 1.4 3.2
1954 37 10.5 2 Teams 1 Lg A BAL 12 6 .667 4.42 24 21 163.0 185 108 80 11 61 1.509 10.2 0.6 3.4
1954 37 10.5 Lewiston, Calgary WINT A BAL 12 6 .667 4.42 24 21 163.0 185 108 80 11 61 1.509 10.2 0.6 3.4
1955 38 14.7 Yakima NORW B 5 3 .625 4.38 8 7 51.1 68 37 25 1 21 1.734 11.9 0.2 3.7
1956 39 14.4 2 Teams 1 Lg C STL 13 6 .684 2.70 24 23 213.0 211 93 64 15 34 1.150 8.9 0.6 1.4
1956 39 14.4 Mexicali, Tijuana AZMX C STL 13 6 .684 2.70 24 23 213.0 211 93 64 15 34 1.150 8.9 0.6 1.4
1957 40 17.4 Mexicali AZMX C 2 2 .500 4
21 Seasons 167 170 .496 3.50 467 213 46 7 2863.1 2970 1635 1114 61 1233 356 24 0 22 1.468 9.3 0.2 3.9 1.1 0.29
D (3 seasons) D 7 12 .368 1.18 29 175.0 158 124 23 122 1.600 8.1 6.3
C (5 seasons) C 42 24 .636 3.39 82 47 578.0 584 304 218 15 228 1.405 9.1 0.2 3.6
B (4 seasons) B 35 29 .547 3.61 83 7 546.1 614 368 219 6 258 1.596 10.1 0.1 4.3
A (2 seasons) A 25 19 .568 4.55 53 47 352.0 418 227 178 40 128 1.551 10.7 1.0 3.3
AA (9 seasons) AA 57 81 .413 3.47 203 112 46 7 1180.0 1151 589 455 472 335 22 0 20 1.375 8.8 3.6 2.6 0.71
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 1 5 .167 5.91 17 0 0 0 32.0 45 23 21 25 21 2 0 2 2.188 12.7 7.0 5.9 0.84
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 -2.5 Norfolk NESL D STL 10 29 3 0 0 0 .103 .103 3
1937 20 -2.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-D CIN 31 64 7 3 0 0 .109 .156 10
1937 20 -0.9 Bisbee AZTX D 14 27 4 2 0 0 .148 .222 6
1937 20 -3.8 Durham PIED B CIN 17 37 3 1 0 0 .081 .108 4
1938 21 -1.3 3 Teams 3 Lgs C-D-B CIN 12 19 4 0 0 0 .211 .211 4
1938 21 0.1 Rogers ARMO D CIN
1938 21 -1.3 Muskogee WA C CIN 12 19 4 0 0 0 .211 .211 4
1938 21 -2.1 Waterloo IIIL B CIN
1939 22 0.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs C CIN 17 44 10 1 0 0 .227 .250 11
1939 22 0.4 Ogden PION C CIN 17 44 10 1 0 0 .227 .250 11
1939 22 -0.7 Muskogee WA C CIN
1940 23 -5.1 Portland PCL AA 31 61 4 1 0 0 .066 .082 5
1941 24 -4.2 Portland PCL AA 30 41 40 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 .100 .100 .100 .200 4 0 1
1942 25 -3.8 Portland PCL AA 39 104 97 3 8 3 0 0 5 0 0 27 .082 .092 .113 .205 11 1 6
1943 26 -3.0 Portland PCL AA 22 63 59 1 7 0 0 0 2 0 2 17 .119 .148 .119 .266 7 0 2
1944 27 0.4 Buffalo IL AA DET 14 37 35 4 8 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 .229 .229 .229 .457 8 1 0 2
1945 28 0.7 Buffalo IL AA DET 8 0 0
1946 29 2.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA DET 27 39 7 1 0 0 0 0 .179 .205 8
1946 29 2.2 Dallas TL AA DET 23 38 7 1 0 0 .184 .211 8
1946 29 -1.0 Portland PCL AAA 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1947 30 3.0 Dallas TL AA DET 33 65 9 0 0 0 .138 .138 9
1948 31 0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHW 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 0 0 0
1948 31 4.6 Dallas TL AA
1948 31 0.8 Hollywood PCL AAA CHW 13 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
1949 32 6.7 Wenatchee WINT B 29 87 21 4 0 0 .241 .287 25
1950 33 7.7 Tri-City WINT B 28 67 14 2 0 0 .209 .239 16
1952 35 11.3 Tijuana SWIL C 25 86 19 5 0 0 .221 .279 24
1953 36 9.4 Calgary WINT A 30 74 20 2 0 1 .270 .338 25
1954 37 9.7 2 Teams 1 Lg A BAL 24 63 13 1 1 0 .206 .254 16
1954 37 9.7 Lewiston,Calgary WINT A BAL 24 63 13 1 1 0 .206 .254 16
1954 37 9.7 Calgary WINT A
1954 37 9.7 Lewiston WINT A BAL
1955 38 13.2 Yakima NORW B 8 20
1956 39 14.7 2 Teams 1 Lg C STL 24 83 20 4 0 0 .241 .289 24
1956 39 14.7 Mexicali,Tijuana AZMX C STL 24 83 20 4 0 0 .241 .289 24
1956 39 14.7 Tijuana AZMX C
1956 39 14.7 Mexicali AZMX C STL
1957 40 16.1 Mexicali AZMX C 4 11 1 .091
21 Seasons 459 1067 1053 8 179 27 1 1 15 0 0 2 72 .170 .172 .199 .372 210 1 1 11
D (3 seasons) D 24 56 56 7 2 0 0 .125 .125 .161 .286 9
C (5 seasons) C 82 243 243 54 10 0 0 .222 .222 .259 .481 63
B (5 seasons) B 82 211 211 38 7 0 0 .180 .180 .213 .393 45
A (2 seasons) A 54 137 137 33 3 1 1 .241 .241 .299 .540 41
AA (9 seasons) AA 200 409 395 8 47 5 0 0 15 0 0 2 68 .119 .126 .132 .257 52 1 1 11
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 17 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
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 Norfolk NESL D STL P 9 0.00
1937 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-D CIN P 31 0.00
1937 20 Bisbee AZTX D P 14 0.00
1937 20 Durham PIED B CIN P 17 0.00
1938 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-D CIN P 18 0.00
1938 21 Rogers ARMO D CIN P 6 0.00
1938 21 Muskogee WA C CIN P 12 0.00
1939 22 Ogden PION C CIN P 17 0.00
1941 24 Portland PCL AA P 30 42 7 33 2 2 .952 1.33
1942 25 Portland PCL AA P 39 72 6 59 7 0 .903 1.67
1943 26 Portland PCL AA P 22 42 7 35 0 2 1.000 1.91
1944 27 Buffalo IL AA DET P 14 26 3 21 2 0 .923 1.71
1945 28 Buffalo IL AA DET P 8 0.00
1946 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA DET P 27 0.00
1946 29 Dallas TL AA DET P 23 0.00
1946 29 Portland PCL AAA P 4 0.00
1947 30 Dallas TL AA DET P 33 0.00
1948 31 Hollywood PCL AAA CHW P 13 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.23
1949 32 Wenatchee WINT B P 29 0.00
1950 33 Tri-City WINT B P 29 0.00
1952 35 Tijuana SWIL C P 25 0.00
1953 36 Calgary WINT A P 29 0.00
1954 37 2 Teams 1 Lg A BAL P 24 0.00
1954 37 Lewiston, Calgary WINT A BAL P 24 0.00
1955 38 Yakima NORW B P 8 0.00
1956 39 2 Teams 1 Lg C STL P 24 0.00
1956 39 Mexicali, Tijuana AZMX C STL P 24 0.00
1957 40 Mexicali AZMX C P 4 0.00
20 Seasons 433 185 24 150 11 4 .941 0.40
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1936 19 Norfolk Elks Nebraska State League D STL
1937 20 Bisbee Bees Arizona-Texas League D
1937 20 Durham Bulls Piedmont League B CIN
1938 21 Waterloo Red Hawks Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B CIN
1938 21 Rogers Reds Arkansas-Missouri League D CIN
1938 21 Muskogee Reds Western Association C CIN
1939 22 Muskogee Reds Western Association C CIN
1939 22 Ogden Reds Pioneer League C CIN
1940 23 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AA
1941 24 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AA
1942 25 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AA
1943 26 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AA
1943 26 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1
1944 27 Buffalo Bisons International League AA DET
1944 27 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1
1945 28 Buffalo Bisons International League AA DET
1945 28 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1
1946 29 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA
1946 29 Dallas Rebels Texas League AA DET
1947 30 Dallas Rebels Texas League AA DET
1948 31 Dallas Eagles Texas League AA
1948 31 Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League AAA CHW
1948 31 Texarkana Bears Big State League B
1949 32 Wenatchee Chiefs Western International League B
1950 33 Tri-City Braves Western International League B
1952 35 Tijuana Potros Southwest International League C
1953 36 Calgary Stampeders Western International League A
1954 37 Calgary Stampeders Western International League A 1
1954 37 Lewiston Broncs Western International League A BAL 2
1955 38 Yakima Bears Northwest League B
1956 39 Tijuana Potros Arizona-Mexico League C 1
1956 39 Mexicali Eagles Arizona-Mexico League C STL 2
1957 40 Mexicali Eagles Arizona-Mexico League C

Sabr ID: a5835231

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