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Tom Saffell    \SAFF-el\

Thomas Judson Saffell

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: July 26, 1921 in Etowah, Tennessee, US
Died: September 10, 2012 in Sarasota, Florida, US
School: Maryville College (Maryville, TN)

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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
1941 19 -2.9 2 Teams 1 Lg D 23 65 15 1 0 0 .231 .246 16
1941 19 -2.9 Newport APPY D
1941 19 -2.9 Newport,Kingsport APPY D 23 65 15 1 0 0 .231 .246 16
1941 19 -2.9 Kingsport APPY D
1946 24 -1.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-A 130 489 154 26 6 5 .315 .423 207
1946 24 -1.0 Burlington CARL C 95 363 120 18 5 5 .331 .449 163
1946 24 -1.0 Charleston SALL A 35 126 34 8 1 0 .270 .349 44
1947 25 -1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA PIT 119 401 140 32 7 7 .349 .516 207
1947 25 -1.7 Selma SEAL B PIT 99 376 139 32 7 7 .370 .548 206
1947 25 -2.2 Atlanta SOUA AA 20 25 1 0 0 0 .040 .040 1
1948 26 -2.5 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT 149 669 586 119 175 24 10 6 56 22 66 76 .299 .375 .404 .780 237 6 11
1949 27 -0.6 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT 69 273 236 39 65 6 4 9 38 13 35 38 .275 .371 .449 .820 106 2 1 1
1950 28 0.5 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT 85 338 298 49 97 15 3 5 23 11 37 33 .326 .404 .446 .850 133 0 2 1
1951 29 1.5 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT 42 171 150 29 48 5 0 1 14 10 19 19 .320 .404 .373 .777 56 0 2 0
1952 30 -0.2 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 154 572 495 62 135 11 6 4 57 16 57 55 .273 .349 .343 .692 170 1 19
1953 31 0.6 Hollywood PCL Opn 170 711 630 100 172 28 6 13 61 29 64 59 .273 .346 .398 .744 251 7 6 11
1954 32 1.7 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 166 664 567 89 158 18 10 8 58 48 72 66 .279 .363 .388 .751 220 7 6 14 5
1956 34 5.7 Portland PCL Opn BRO 147 615 538 94 156 19 5 4 41 9 63 63 .290 .366 .366 .732 197 10 4 6 4
1957 35 5.8 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO 135 511 443 65 116 21 0 6 30 7 55 58 .262 .349 .350 .698 155 5 5 6 2
1958 36 7.7 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 142 519 442 62 106 15 10 2 32 5 68 47 .240 .340 .333 .673 147 4 1 5 3
1959 37 8.8 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 46 80 64 13 15 1 1 0 6 3 0 15 6 .234 .380 .281 .661 18 0 1 0
1962 40 18.2 Grand Forks NORL C PIT 9 9 6 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 .500 .667 .667 1.333 4 0 0 0
1963 41 19.6 Reno CALL A PIT 2 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
1964 42 20.6 Reno CALL A PIT 6 4 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
17 Seasons 1594 6094 5417 721 1557 223 68 70 418 173 0 554 521 .287 .356 .392 .749 2126 35 34 75 14
Opn (5 seasons) Opn 772 3073 2673 410 737 97 27 35 247 109 311 301 .276 .355 .371 .726 993 29 22 56 11
D (1 season) D 23 65 65 15 1 0 0 .231 .231 .246 .477 16
C (2 seasons) C 104 372 369 0 123 19 5 5 2 0 3 1 .333 .339 .453 .791 167 0 0 0
B (1 season) B 99 376 376 139 32 7 7 .370 .370 .548 .918 206
A (3 seasons) A 43 133 133 36 8 1 0 .271 .271 .346 .617 46
AA (1 season) AA 20 25 25 1 0 0 0 .040 .040 .040 .080 1
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 533 2050 1776 311 506 66 28 23 169 64 0 240 219 .285 .373 .392 .766 697 6 12 19 3
A 7890 (underlined) 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
1962 40 18.5 Grand Forks NORL C PIT 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 3.0 9 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3.333 27.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.00
1963 41 19.8 Reno CALL A PIT 0 0 9.00 2 0 3.0 6 3 3 0 3 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0
1964 42 21.0 Reno CALL A PIT 0 0 9.00 3 0 7.0 14 7 7 0 4 2.571 18.0 0.0 5.1
3 Seasons 0 0 11.08 6 0 0 0 13.0 29 16 16 1 8 0 0 0 0 1 2.846 20.1 0.7 5.5 0.0 0.00
C (1 season) C 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 3.0 9 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3.333 27.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.00
A (2 seasons) A 0 0 9.00 5 0 10.0 20 10 10 0 7 2.700 18.0 0.0 6.3
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 lgCS% PO
1941 19 2 Teams 1 Lg D OF 21 52 42 2 8 .846 2.10
1941 19 Newport, Kingsport APPY D OF 21 52 42 2 8 .846 2.10
1948 26 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT OF 148 417 398 8 11 3 .974 2.74
1949 27 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT OF 67 196 185 5 6 1 .969 2.84
1950 28 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT OF 83 245 234 8 3 2 .988 2.92
1951 29 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT OF 40 116 106 6 4 2 .966 2.80
1952 30 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT OF 147 392 375 15 2 1 .995 2.65
1953 31 Hollywood PCL Opn OF 165 586 565 18 3 4 .995 3.53
1954 32 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT OF 160 471 448 17 6 3 .987 2.91
1956 34 Portland PCL Opn BRO OF 141 397 382 12 3 3 .992 2.79
1957 35 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO OF 117 270 256 9 5 1 .981 2.26
1957 35 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO 3B 2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1958 36 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 133 364 353 6 5 0 .986 2.70
1959 37 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 34 26 22 2 2 0 .923 0.71
1962 40 Grand Forks NORL C PIT P 1 0.00
1963 41 Reno CALL A PIT P 2 0.00
1964 42 Reno CALL A PIT P 3 0.00
15 Seasons 1264 3534 3367 109 58 20 .984 2.75
OF (12 seasons) OF 1256 3532 3366 108 58 20 .984 2.77
P (3 seasons) P 6 0.00
3B (1 season) 3B 2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1961 39 Jacksonville SALL A 1 of 2 139 51 88 .367
1962 40 Grand Forks NORL C PIT 1 of 1 125 72 52 .581
1965 43 Braves FLRL Rk MLN 1 of 2 59 34 25 .576
1965 43 Batavia NYPL A PIT 1 of 1 122 47 75 .385
1969 47 White Sox FLIS WRk CHW 1 of 1 42 22 19 .537
1969 47 Appleton MIDW A CHW 1 of 1 125 84 41 .672
1970 48 Mobile SOUL AA CHW 1 of 2 137 59 78 .431
1971 49 Monroe WCRS A PIT 1 of 1 121 44 77 .364
1972 50 Gastonia WCRS A PIT 1 of 1 128 60 70 .462
7 Seasons 998 473 525 .474
A (5 seasons) 635 286 351 .449
AA (1 season) 137 59 78 .431
WRk (1 season) 42 22 19 .537
Rk (1 season) 59 34 25 .576
C (1 season) 125 72 52 .581

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: 77c2b621

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