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Mel Wright

Melvin James Wright

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: May 11, 1928 in Manila, Arkansas, US
Died: May 16, 1983 in Houston, Texas, US
School: Ouachita Baptist University (Arkadelphia, AR)

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
1950 22 -0.2 McAlester SOSL D NYY 15 7 .682 3.01 32 25 215.0 180 87 72 14 59 1.112 7.5 0.6 2.5
1951 23 1.5 Joplin WA C NYY 15 9 .625 3.67 28 206.0 199 97 84 5 77 1.340 8.7 0.2 3.4
1952 24 0.2 Binghamton EL A NYY 7 8 .467 1.93 57 1 121.0 95 39 26 56 1.248 7.1 4.2
1953 25 -1.6 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 13 2 .867 3.24 47 4 2 0 111.0 112 47 40 8 35 73 5 1 1 1.324 9.1 0.6 2.8 5.9 2.09
1954 26 -0.3 Columbus AA AAA STL 8 8 .500 3.77 28 14 5 0 117.0 138 55 49 10 21 45 2 0 3 1.359 10.6 0.8 1.6 3.5 2.14
1955 27 -0.8 Rochester IL AAA STL 1 1 .500 2.76 20 0 0 0 49.0 47 24 15 2 19 15 3 1 0 1.347 8.6 0.4 3.5 2.8 0.79
1956 28 0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL 5 6 .455 3.15 42 0 0 0 80.0 81 35 28 6 23 1 43 2 0 1 1.300 9.1 0.7 2.6 4.8 1.87
1956 28 -0.1 Rochester IL AAA STL 5 6 .455 3.05 27 0 0 0 56.0 53 26 19 5 16 33 1 0 1 1.232 8.5 0.8 2.6 5.3 2.06
1956 28 2.1 Omaha AA AAA STL 0 0 3.38 15 0 0 0 24.0 28 9 9 1 7 1 10 1 0 0 1.458 10.5 0.4 2.6 3.8 1.43
1957 29 1.0 Rochester IL AAA STL 5 5 .500 2.90 46 1 0 0 62.0 58 23 20 3 22 27 1 0 1 1.290 8.4 0.4 3.2 3.9 1.23
1958 30 2.7 Rochester IL AAA STL 1 2 .333 2.87 41 0 0 0 47.0 49 21 15 4 12 5 31 0 0 0 1.298 9.4 0.8 2.3 5.9 2.58
1959 31 3.3 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA 10 8 .556 2.46 71 0 0 0 117.0 113 42 32 1 35 22 74 1 0 3 1.265 8.7 0.1 2.7 5.7 2.11
1959 31 3.3 Houston AA AAA 35
1959 31 3.3 Houston, Dallas AA AAA 10 8 .556 2.46 71 0 0 0 117.0 113 42 32 1 35 22 74 1 0 3 1.265 8.7 0.1 2.7 5.7 2.11
1959 31 3.3 Dallas AA AAA 36
1960 32 4.8 Dallas-Fort Worth AA AAA KCA 5 4 .556 2.31 54 0 70.0 61 21 18 5 6 0.957 7.8 0.6 0.8
1961 33 7.1 Houston AA AAA CHC 0 1 .000 3.75 6 0 12.0 11 6 5 1 1 1.000 8.2 0.8 0.8
12 Seasons 85 61 .582 3.01 472 45 7 0 1207.0 1144 497 404 59 366 28 308 14 2 9 1.251 8.5 0.4 2.7 2.3 0.84
D (1 season) D 15 7 .682 3.01 32 25 215.0 180 87 72 14 59 1.112 7.5 0.6 2.5
C (1 season) C 15 9 .625 3.67 28 206.0 199 97 84 5 77 1.340 8.7 0.2 3.4
A (1 season) A 7 8 .467 1.93 57 1 121.0 95 39 26 56 1.248 7.1 4.2
AAA (9 seasons) AAA 48 37 .565 3.00 355 19 7 0 665.0 670 274 222 40 174 28 308 14 2 9 1.269 9.1 0.5 2.4 4.2 1.77
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
1950 22 0.3 McAlester SOSL D NYY 33 95 20 4 0 1 .211 .284 27
1951 23 1.1 Joplin WA C NYY 33 86 23 1 5 1 .267 .430 37
1952 24 -0.6 Binghamton EL A NYY 57 34 9 1 0 0 .265 .294 10
1953 25 -2.0 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 47 31 29 1 6 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 .207 .233 .207 .440 6 0 0 1
1954 26 -0.2 Columbus AA AAA STL 28 40 35 1 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .171 .194 .171 .366 6 2 0 4 0
1955 27 -1.3 Rochester IL AAA STL 20 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 0 1 0
1956 28 -0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL 42 22 20 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 .250 .318 .250 .568 5 0 0 0 0
1956 28 -0.7 Rochester IL AAA STL 27 16 14 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 .143 .250 .143 .393 2 0 0 0
1956 28 1.1 Omaha AA AAA STL 15 6 6 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 3 0 0 0 0
1957 29 0.7 Rochester IL AAA STL 46 12 10 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .100 .182 .200 .382 2 0 1 0
1958 30 1.7 Rochester IL AAA STL 41 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0 0 0
1959 31 3.4 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA 71 21 1 3 0 0 0 4 0 2 6 .143 .143 3 1 2 0 0
1959 31 3.4 Houston AA AAA 35
1959 31 3.4 Houston,Dallas AA AAA 71 26 21 1 3 0 0 0 4 0 2 6 .143 .250 .143 .393 3 1 2 0 0
1959 31 3.4 Dallas AA AAA 36
1960 32 5.1 Dallas-Fort Worth AA AAA KCA 54 10 10 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .500 .500 .600 1.100 6
1961 33 6.9 Houston AA AAA CHC 6 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Seasons 478 374 356 8 82 8 5 2 15 0 8 24 .230 .249 .298 .547 106 2 1 9 0 0
D (1 season) D 33 95 95 20 4 0 1 .211 .211 .284 .495 27
C (1 season) C 33 86 86 23 1 5 1 .267 .267 .430 .698 37
A (1 season) A 57 34 34 9 1 0 0 .265 .265 .294 .559 10
AAA (9 seasons) AAA 355 159 141 8 30 2 0 0 15 0 8 24 .213 .260 .227 .487 32 2 1 9 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
1950 22 McAlester SOSL D NYY P 32 0.00
1951 23 Joplin WA C NYY P 28 0.00
1952 24 Binghamton EL A NYY P 57 0.00
1953 25 Kansas City AA AAA NYY P 47 26 4 18 4 3 .846 0.47
1954 26 Columbus AA AAA STL P 28 27 10 15 2 2 .926 0.89
1955 27 Rochester IL AAA STL P 20 19 4 14 1 2 .947 0.90
1956 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL P 42 22 8 14 0 3 1.000 0.52
1956 28 Rochester IL AAA STL P 27 15 5 10 0 2 1.000 0.56
1956 28 Omaha AA AAA STL P 15 7 3 4 0 1 1.000 0.47
1957 29 Rochester IL AAA STL p 46 18 7 11 0 1 1.000 0.39
1958 30 Rochester IL AAA STL P 41 21 2 18 1 2 .952 0.49
1959 31 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA P 71 51 4 45 2 1 .961 0.69
1959 31 Houston, Dallas AA AAA P 71 51 4 45 2 1 .961 0.69
1959 31 Houston AA AAA P 35 0.00
1959 31 Dallas AA AAA P 36 0.00
10 Seasons 412 184 39 135 10 14 .946 0.42
P (10 seasons) P 412 184 39 135 10 14 .946 0.42
P (10 seasons) P 412 184 39 135 10 14 .946 0.42
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1969 41 Huron NORL A- CHC 1 of 1 70 31 39 .443
1 Season 70 31 39 .443

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: d18c8761

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