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Vern Rapp

Vernon Fred Rapp

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: May 11, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, US
High School: Swedesboro HS (Swedesboro, NJ)

Major League Managerial Record

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
1946 18 -3.7 Marion OHSL D STL 115 375 118 16 8 14 .315 .512 192
1947 19 -3.8 St. Joseph WA C STL 101 365 103 21 9 6 .282 .438 160
1948 20 -4.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA STL 63 205 6 68 12 1 10 3 0 .332 .546 112
1948 20 -3.8 Omaha WL A STL 56 186 61 12 1 9 .328 .548 102
1948 20 -8.5 Columbus AA AAA STL 7 19 6 7 0 0 1 3 0 .368 .526 10
1949 21 -6.6 Columbus AA AAA STL 77 272 249 30 64 14 5 6 29 2 22 33 .257 .317 .426 .743 106 4 0 1
1950 22 -4.2 Houston TL AA STL 72 186 35 5 4 4 .188 .323 60
1953 25 -3.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL 98 304 282 35 71 15 9 1 30 1 19 12 .252 .304 .379 .683 107 2 1
1953 25 -3.3 Rochester IL AAA STL 97 304 282 35 71 15 9 1 30 1 19 12 .252 .304 .379 .683 107 2 1
1953 25 -2.0 Columbus AA AAA STL 1
1954 26 -0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYY,STL 35 89 81 9 19 3 0 1 9 0 7 4 .235 .292 .284 .576 23 1 0 0 1
1954 26 -0.2 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 28 74 66 9 17 3 0 1 9 0 7 4 .258 .324 .348 .673 23 1 0 0 1
1954 26 -2.6 Rochester IL AAA STL 7 15 2 .133
1955 27 0.3 Charleston AA AAA 70 208 192 17 46 5 1 7 19 1 14 14 .240 .295 .385 .680 74 10 1 1 0
1956 28 1.1 Minneapolis AA AAA NYG 85 221 205 28 62 8 2 11 32 1 15 15 .302 .353 .522 .875 107 7 1 0 0
1957 29 1.6 Louisville AA AAA 77 283 246 33 58 13 1 4 31 2 29 27 .236 .317 .346 .662 85 2 2 4 2
1958 30 2.8 Denver AA AAA NYY 93 317 274 48 78 12 2 14 55 2 36 20 .285 .369 .496 .866 136 2 3 2 4
1959 31 3.4 Denver AA AAA 89 247 212 18 53 10 3 4 31 0 32 29 .250 .350 .382 .732 81 1 1 1 5
1960 32 5.1 Denver AA AAA DET 36 107 99 9 14 4 0 2 12 0 8 20 .141 .206 .242 .448 24
1961 33 11.9 Modesto CALL C NYY 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
1966 38 14.5 Arkansas TL AA STL 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 2
1976 48 23.1 Denver AA AAA MON 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
16 Seasons 1016 3182 2974 233 792 139 45 84 252 9 0 182 174 .266 .310 .427 .737 1271 22 9 9 8 11
D (1 season) D 115 375 375 118 16 8 14 .315 .315 .512 .827 192
C (2 seasons) C 104 366 366 104 21 9 6 .284 .284 .440 .724 161
A (1 season) A 56 186 186 61 12 1 9 .328 .328 .548 .876 102
AA (2 seasons) AA 73 187 187 0 36 6 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .193 .193 .332 .524 62
AAA (11 seasons) AAA 668 2068 1860 233 473 84 23 51 252 9 0 182 174 .254 .322 .405 .728 754 22 9 9 8 11
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1959 31 3.3 Denver AA AAA 0 0 5
1961 33 12.0 Modesto CALL C NYY 0 0 2
1966 38 14.9 Arkansas TL AA STL 0 0 0.00 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
3 Seasons 0 0 0.00 8 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
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 PB lgCS% PO
1949 21 Columbus AA AAA STL C 69 367 313 40 14 5 .962 5.12 12
1953 25 Rochester IL AAA STL C 81 329 290 33 6 6 .982 3.99 2
1954 26 Kansas City AA AAA NYY C 24 138 128 10 0 0 1.000 5.75 1
1955 27 Charleston AA AAA C 44 203 171 26 6 7 .970 4.48 2
1956 28 Minneapolis AA AAA NYG C 58 298 263 26 9 7 .970 4.98 4
1957 29 Louisville AA AAA C 68 563 514 42 7 6 .988 8.18 3
1958 30 Denver AA AAA NYY 1B 42 321 292 23 6 20 .981 7.50
1958 30 Denver AA AAA NYY C 35 164 144 16 4 2 .976 4.57 7
1959 31 Denver AA AAA C 42 228 194 30 4 7 .982 5.33 3
1959 31 Denver AA AAA P 5 0.00
1960 32 Denver AA AAA DET C 28 160 146 12 2 1 .988 5.64 3
9 Seasons 496 2771 2455 258 58 61 .979 5.47 37
C (9 seasons) C 449 2450 2163 235 52 41 .979 5.34 37
1B (1 season) 1B 42 321 292 23 6 20 .981 7.50
P (1 season) P 5 0.00
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1955 27 Charleston AA AAA 1 of 2 154 50 104 .325
1961 33 Modesto CALL C NYY 1 of 1 140 57 82 .410
1962 34 Greensboro CARL B NYY 1 of 1 140 65 75 .464
1965 37 Tulsa TL AA STL 1 of 1 141 81 60 .574
1966 38 Arkansas TL AA STL 1 of 1 140 81 59 .579
1967 39 Arkansas TL AA STL 1 of 1 140 63 77 .450
1968 40 Arkansas TL AA STL 1 of 1 140 82 58 .586
1969 41 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1 of 1 140 74 66 .529
1970 42 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1 of 1 140 71 69 .507
1971 43 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1 of 1 140 84 55 .604
1972 44 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1 of 1 140 61 79 .436
1973 45 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1 of 1 137 74 62 .544
1974 46 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1 of 1 135 78 57 .578
1975 47 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1 of 1 135 71 64 .526
1976 48 Denver AA AAA MON 1 of 1 137 86 50 .632
1977 49 St. Louis NL MLB STL 1 of 1 162 83 79 .512
1978 50 St. Louis NL MLB STL 1 of 3 162 69 93 .426
1984 56 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 2 162 70 92 .432
18 Seasons 2585 1300 1281 .504
AAA (9 seasons) 1258 649 606 .517
AA (4 seasons) 561 307 254 .547
MLB (3 seasons) 486 222 264 .457
C (1 season) 140 57 82 .410
B (1 season) 140 65 75 .464

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: ecfefddb

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