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Richie Ashburn

Don Richard Ashburn (Whitey or Put Put)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: March 19, 1927 in Tilden, NE
High School: Tilden HS (Tilden, NE)
Signed
by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1945. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 20, 1948 (Age 21.032, 8,037th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1948 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Cubs/Mets 1948-1962

Last Game: September 30, 1962 (Age 35.195)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1995.
   View Richie Ashburn Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: September 9, 1997 in New York, NY
Buried: Gladwyne Methodist Church Cemetery, Gladwyne, PA
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1948 ★ 21 PHI NL 117 530 463 78 154 17 4 2 40 32 60 22 .333 .410 .400 .810 123 185 1 1 6 *O87 AS,MVP-11,RoY-3
1949 22 PHI NL 154 728 662 84 188 18 11 1 37 9 58 38 .284 .343 .349 .692 88 231 7 1 7 *8O MVP-23
1950 23 PHI NL 151 670 594 84 180 25 14 2 41 14 63 32 .303 .372 .402 .774 105 239 11 2 11 *8O
1951 ★ 24 PHI NL 154 712 643 92 221 31 5 4 63 29 6 50 37 .344 .393 .426 .819 122 274 4 2 17 *8O AS,MVP-7
1952 25 PHI NL 154 702 613 93 173 31 6 1 42 16 11 75 30 .282 .362 .357 .720 101 219 7 2 11 *8O
1953 ★ 26 PHI NL 156 702 622 110 205 25 9 2 57 14 6 61 35 .330 .394 .408 .802 110 254 3 5 14 *8O AS,MVP-19
1954 27 PHI NL 153 703 559 111 175 16 8 1 41 11 8 125 46 .313 .441 .376 .817 116 210 3 4 14 1 *8 MVP-19
1955 28 PHI NL 140 644 533 91 180 32 9 3 42 12 10 105 36 .338 .449 .448 .897 142 239 3 3 2 1 5 *8 MVP-14
1956 29 PHI NL 154 718 628 94 190 26 8 3 50 10 1 79 45 .303 .384 .384 .768 110 241 4 5 6 1 3 *8 MVP-30
1957 30 PHI NL 156 729 626 93 186 26 8 0 33 13 10 94 44 .297 .390 .364 .754 108 228 10 4 1 4 1 *8/9
1958 ★ 31 PHI NL 152 725 615 98 215 24 13 2 33 30 12 97 48 .350 .440 .441 .881 136 271 8 4 7 2 7 *8 AS,MVP-7
1959 32 PHI NL 153 660 564 86 150 16 2 1 20 9 11 79 42 .266 .360 .307 .667 80 173 10 6 7 4 4 *8
1960 33 CHC NL 151 672 547 99 159 16 5 0 40 16 4 116 50 .291 .415 .338 .753 112 185 4 1 7 1 1 *87
1961 34 CHC NL 109 368 307 49 79 7 4 0 19 7 6 55 27 .257 .373 .306 .679 84 94 4 3 1 2 2 87
1962 ★ 35 NYM NL 135 473 389 60 119 7 3 7 28 12 7 81 39 .306 .424 .393 .817 121 153 4 0 1 2 2 89/74 AS
15 Yrs 2189 9736 8365 1322 2574 317 109 29 586 234 92 1198 571 .308 .396 .382 .778 111 3196 83 43 112 18 25
162 Game Avg. 162 721 619 98 190 23 8 2 43 17 89 42 .308 .396 .382 .778 111 237 6 3 8
PHI (12 yrs) 1794 8223 7122 1114 2217 287 97 22 499 199 75 946 455 .311 .394 .388 .782 111 2764 71 39 103 13 20
CHC (2 yrs) 260 1040 854 148 238 23 9 0 59 23 10 171 77 .279 .400 .327 .727 101 279 8 4 8 3 3
NYM (1 yr) 135 473 389 60 119 7 3 7 28 12 7 81 39 .306 .424 .393 .817 121 153 4 0 1 2 2

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1948 ★ 21 PHI NL 117 530 18 3 1 4 -1 25 2.5 20 45 4.5 .522 .516 4.2 0.3 41 $3,900 *O87 AS,MVP-11,RoY-3
1949 22 PHI NL 154 728 -8 -1 1 6 -1 -4 -0.5 26 23 2.2 .498 .498 1.6 0.5 17 $10,000 *8O MVP-23
1950 23 PHI NL 151 670 7 1 3 4 -1 14 1.2 25 39 3.8 .509 .509 3.5 0.2 35 $10,000 *8O
1951 ★ 24 PHI NL 154 712 22 4 4 12 -1 40 4.1 25 65 6.6 .527 .526 5.5 1.1 53 $14,000 *8O AS,MVP-7
1952 25 PHI NL 154 702 4 2 2 2 -1 9 0.9 25 34 3.4 .506 .506 3.3 0.1 32 $20,000 *8O
1953 ★ 26 PHI NL 156 702 15 1 4 19 -1 38 3.6 25 63 6.1 .524 .523 4.4 1.7 45 $17,000 *8O AS,MVP-19
1954 27 PHI NL 153 703 24 0 4 18 -1 46 4.6 25 71 7.0 .531 .529 5.2 1.8 52 $21,000 *8 MVP-19
1955 28 PHI NL 140 644 36 -0 2 6 -1 43 4.0 22 65 6.3 .531 .527 5.9 0.4 59 $22,500 *8 MVP-14
1956 29 PHI NL 154 718 16 -0 2 16 -1 33 3.1 25 58 5.6 .523 .522 4.3 1.4 41 $27,000 *8 MVP-30
1957 30 PHI NL 156 729 11 -1 1 20 -1 30 3.0 25 55 5.5 .521 .520 3.6 2.0 35 $29,000 *8/9
1958 ★ 31 PHI NL 152 725 38 2 2 4 -1 46 4.7 24 70 7.1 .531 .529 6.8 0.3 66 $30,000 *8 AS,MVP-7
1959 32 PHI NL 153 660 -14 -1 1 -17 -1 -32 -3.4 25 -8 -0.9 .478 .479 0.9 -1.8 9 $38,439 *8
1960 33 CHC NL 151 672 17 2 2 2 -4 19 2.0 24 44 4.4 .514 .513 4.3 -0.2 42 $35,000 *87
1961 34 CHC NL 109 368 -3 -0 0 -12 -1 -17 -1.8 14 -3 -0.4 .484 .489 0.9 -1.4 10 $32,500 87
1962 ★ 35 NYM NL 135 473 15 -3 0 -8 -3 3 0.3 18 20 2.1 .502 .502 2.8 -1.0 28 $29,000 89/74 AS
15 Seasons 2189 9736 197 8 29 76 -18 293 28.2 348 640 63.4 .514 .513 57.4 5.3 564 $339,339
PHI (12 yrs) 1794 8223 168 9 27 95 -11 287 27.7 292 579 57.2 .517 .515 49.3 7.9 484 $242,839
CHC (2 yrs) 260 1040 14 2 2 -11 -5 2 0.2 38 41 4.1 .501 .503 5.2 -1.6 52 $67,500
NYM (1 yr) 135 473 15 -3 0 -8 -3 3 0.3 18 20 2.1 .502 .502 2.8 -1.0 28 $29,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1948 21 PHI NL 530 316 76 6.4 99 .346 .333 .265 .410 .339 .400 .393 .810 .732 123 .660 17.8 1.8 .897 .266 .067 3.8
1949 22 PHI NL 728 488 79 4.3 101 .300 .284 .267 .343 .340 .349 .399 .692 .739 88 .474 -11.0 -1.1 .622 .166 .065 1.8
1950 23 PHI NL 670 436 88 5.4 106 .318 .303 .267 .372 .344 .402 .414 .774 .758 105 .560 5.4 0.5 .748 .229 .099 3.5
1951 24 PHI NL 712 449 111 6.6 102 .360 .344 .265 .393 .339 .426 .402 .819 .740 122 .670 21.2 2.1 .808 .196 .082 7.0
1952 25 PHI NL 702 469 78 4.4 96 .296 .282 .260 .362 .333 .357 .388 .720 .721 101 .532 3.8 0.4 .657 .206 .075 1.9
1953 26 PHI NL 702 440 100 6.0 110 .347 .330 .274 .394 .345 .408 .427 .802 .773 110 .599 11.1 1.1 .770 .190 .079 3.5
1954 27 PHI NL 703 410 92 6.0 109 .339 .313 .274 .441 .345 .376 .424 .817 .769 116 .602 22.3 2.1 .866 .292 .063 1.8
1955 28 PHI NL 644 369 117 8.5 104 .358 .338 .263 .449 .334 .448 .417 .897 .751 142 .748 40.0 3.8 .954 .311 .111 4.8
1956 29 PHI NL 718 450 101 6.0 101 .322 .303 .262 .384 .328 .384 .413 .768 .742 110 .632 12.1 1.2 .754 .221 .081 4.6
1957 30 PHI NL 729 465 95 5.6 100 .317 .297 .265 .390 .328 .364 .410 .754 .738 108 .581 12.3 1.2 .715 .222 .067 .0
1958 31 PHI NL 725 429 129 8.1 105 .376 .350 .269 .440 .336 .441 .419 .881 .756 136 .732 37.6 3.6 .929 .278 .091 3.8
1959 32 PHI NL 660 446 66 4.0 106 .284 .266 .271 .360 .338 .307 .420 .667 .758 80 .430 -13.0 -1.3 .589 .177 .041 1.8
1960 33 CHC NL 672 404 91 6.1 98 .319 .291 .261 .415 .326 .338 .400 .753 .727 112 .646 16.6 1.7 .793 .282 .048 .0
1961 34 CHC NL 368 241 39 4.3 106 .280 .257 .270 .373 .337 .306 .421 .679 .757 84 .465 -4.6 -0.4 .643 .231 .049 .0
1962 35 NYM NL 473 284 72 6.8 104 .325 .306 .271 .424 .339 .393 .412 .817 .750 121 .674 16.3 1.6 .851 .308 .087 8.8
15 Yrs 9736 6096 1334 5.9 103 .327 .308 .267 .396 .337 .382 .410 .778 .747 111 .611 187.9 18.3 .768 .235 .074 51.6
162 Game Avg. 721 451 99 5.9 103 .327 .308 .267 .396 .337 .382 .410 .778 .747 111 .611 14 1 .768 .235 .074 4
PHI (12 yrs) 8223 5167 1132 5.9 103 .330 .311 .267 .394 .337 .388 .411 .782 .748 111 .610 159.6 15.5 .767 .227 .077 39.6
CHC (2 yrs) 1040 645 130 5.4 100 .305 .279 .264 .400 .330 .327 .408 .727 .738 101 .587 12.0 1.2 .737 .263 .048 .0
NYM (1 yr) 473 284 72 6.8 104 .325 .306 .271 .424 .339 .393 .412 .817 .750 121 .674 16.3 1.6 .851 .308 .087 8.8

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1950 23 PHI NL WS NYY L 4 17 17 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 0 0 0
1 WS 4 17 17 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 0 0 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1948 PHI NL 21 as CF 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0 0 0 0
1951 PHI NL 24 as CF 5 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .600 .750 1.350 3 0 0 0 0
1953 PHI NL 26 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0
1958 PHI NL 31 DNP
1962 NYM NL 35 DNP
1962 NYM NL 35 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs (4 GP) 11 10 4 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 .600 .636 .700 1.336 7 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1948 21 PHI NL 530 0.4% 4.2% 11.3% 4.3% 15% 0.37 21.0 231.5 11.6 1.28 83%
1949 22 PHI NL 728 0.1% 5.2% 8.0% 4.1% 16% 0.66 17.4 662.0 17.9 0.83 86%
1950 23 PHI NL 670 0.3% 4.8% 9.4% 6.1% 23% 0.51 18.6 297.0 14.5 1.07 84%
1951 24 PHI NL 712 0.6% 5.2% 7.0% 5.6% 18% 0.74 17.4 160.8 10.2 1.11 85%
1952 25 PHI NL 702 0.1% 4.3% 10.7% 5.4% 22% 0.40 20.4 613.0 14.6 1.14 83%
1953 26 PHI NL 702 0.3% 5.0% 8.7% 5.1% 18% 0.57 17.8 311.0 10.9 1.20 83%
1954 27 PHI NL 703 0.1% 6.5% 17.8% 3.6% 14% 0.37 12.2 559.0 13.6 1.38 73%
1955 28 PHI NL 644 0.5% 5.6% 16.3% 6.8% 24% 0.34 14.8 177.7 12.7 0.84 77%
1956 29 PHI NL 718 0.4% 6.3% 11.0% 5.2% 20% 0.57 14.0 209.3 12.6 0.98 81%
1957 30 PHI NL 729 0.0% 6.0% 12.9% 4.7% 18% 0.47 14.2 19.0 1.10 80%
1958 31 PHI NL 725 0.3% 6.6% 13.4% 5.4% 18% 0.49 12.8 307.5 18.6 1.21 78%
1959 32 PHI NL 660 0.2% 6.4% 12.0% 2.9% 13% 0.53 13.4 564.0 28.2 1.24 80%
1960 33 CHC NL 672 0.0% 7.4% 17.3% 3.1% 13% 0.43 10.9 13.7 1.19 74%
1961 34 CHC NL 368 0.0% 7.3% 15.0% 3.0% 14% 0.49 11.4 16.2 1.23 77%
1962 35 NYM NL 473 1.5% 8.3% 17.1% 3.6% 14% 0.48 10.0 55.6 13.9 0.97 73%
15 Yrs 9736 0.3% 5.9% 12.3% 4.7% 18% 0.48 14.6 288.4 14.3 1.10 80%
MLB Averages 2.2% 11.7% 9.3% 6.6% 29% 1.26 7.6 40.8 8.1 1.00 75%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1948 21 PHI NL 17.8 1.8 393 1.4 6.2 -4.9 .88 1.6 -0.1 18.4 1.8 0.93 16.0 0.42 1
1949 22 PHI NL -11.0 -1.1 581 -0.2 9.9 -10.1 1.03 -1.5 1.3 -16.7 -1.7 0.91 -18.5 0
1950 23 PHI NL 5.4 0.5 673 0.5 12.8 -12.3 1.08 0.7 -0.2 2.7 0.3 0.97 5.6 1.12 2
1951 24 PHI NL 21.2 2.1 652 1.6 11.8 -10.2 1.05 1.3 0.2 27.7 2.8 0.93 18.0 0
1952 25 PHI NL 3.8 0.4 640 0.1 9.9 -9.8 .95 0.5 -0.4 4.6 0.5 0.92 5.5 1.92 2
1953 26 PHI NL 11.1 1.1 635 1.1 10.7 -9.5 .97 1.6 -0.4 15.6 1.5 0.93 17.1 0
1954 27 PHI NL 22.3 2.1 681 2.2 11.9 -9.6 .98 2.7 -0.5 29.1 2.8 0.93 33.3 0
1955 28 PHI NL 40.0 3.8 655 2.7 12.4 -9.7 1.00 3.1 -0.4 26.2 2.6 0.94 35.7 0.43 1
1956 29 PHI NL 12.1 1.2 739 2.2 13.5 -11.4 1.01 2.2 -0.0 29.0 2.9 0.93 24.7 0
1957 30 PHI NL 12.3 1.2 764 1.2 12.8 -11.6 .97 1.5 -0.3 8.3 0.8 0.94 15.8 0
1958 31 PHI NL 37.6 3.6 785 3.7 14.5 -10.8 1.02 3.9 -0.3 28.8 2.8 0.91 42.8 0
1959 32 PHI NL -13.0 -1.3 690 -1.5 9.7 -11.2 .99 -0.9 -0.6 -15.8 -1.6 0.92 -10.7 1.08 5
1960 33 CHC NL 16.6 1.7 704 2.5 12.6 -10.1 1.02 2.4 0.1 29.3 3.0 0.93 25.8 1.58 6
1961 34 CHC NL -4.6 -0.4 387 -0.1 6.0 -6.1 1.00 -0.2 0.1 2.7 0.3 0.90 -1.4 1.41 35
1962 35 NYM NL 16.3 1.6 505 1.6 9.1 -7.5 1.04 1.5 0.0 19.2 1.9 0.91 20.3 1.43 31
15 Yrs 187.9 18.3 9484 19.1 163.8 -144.7 1.00 20.6 -1.5 209.2 20.6 0.93 229.6 1.40 83

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1948 21 PHI NL 8 0 36% 175 32 12 8 4 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 2 1 5 40% 26 22 3 2 0 2 19 5 14
1949 22 PHI NL 7 0 34% 248 9 8 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 2 3 0 0 50% 36 22 14 13 6 7 13 3 10
1950 23 PHI NL 10 0 34% 295 14 13 8 1 1 0 0 3 0 9 1 3 2 3 7 46% 48 30 15 9 3 6 19 5 14
1951 24 PHI NL 10 0 33% 295 29 6 83% 20 7 3 0 1 0 3 0 9 0 3 2 4 6 54% 35 18 15 7 4 3 25 5 18
1952 25 PHI NL 9 0 37% 282 16 11 59% 14 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 4 5 8 44% 41 27 14 7 3 4 31 10 17
1953 26 PHI NL 12 0 40% 293 14 6 70% 11 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 1 2 2 2 61% 46 24 21 8 4 4 27 2 24
1954 27 PHI NL 10 0 36% 403 11 8 58% 9 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 6 0 3 1 2 22 58% 64 28 35 12 6 6 29 8 20
1955 28 PHI NL 3 0 31% 345 12 10 55% 9 10 4 0 0 0 5 2 3 0 1 2 0 17 51% 39 24 14 8 6 2 27 5 22
1956 29 PHI NL 12 0 34% 395 10 1 91% 7 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 14 1 4 4 5 14 49% 49 27 20 14 10 4 24 2 19
1957 30 PHI NL 7 0 33% 378 13 10 57% 10 11 3 2 0 0 2 0 5 0 1 3 1 17 46% 49 29 18 14 7 7 28 10 17
1958 31 PHI NL 11 0 31% 435 30 12 71% 26 10 4 3 0 1 6 0 8 0 0 4 4 15 63% 57 26 30 8 2 5 30 4 25
1959 32 PHI NL 7 0 36% 301 9 11 45% 8 11 1 0 0 0 4 0 6 0 2 1 3 13 56% 43 20 22 14 6 7 23 6 16
1960 33 CHC NL 9 0 36% 358 16 4 80% 15 5 0 0 1 0 5 0 6 0 1 3 2 20 53% 43 20 21 15 9 5 23 5 17
1961 34 CHC NL 6 0 36% 184 7 6 54% 6 5 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 0 1 1 1 9 47% 26 18 7 7 4 3 12 1 11
1962 35 NYM NL 5 0 27% 235 12 7 63% 10 7 2 0 0 0 4 0 9 0 2 3 4 12 44% 30 18 12 9 8 1 15 4 11
15 Yrs 126 0 34% 4622 234 92 86% 178 108 26 8 3 1 52 3 100 2 24 37 37 167 52% 632 353 261 147 78 66 345 75 255

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1948 21 PHI NL 360 73% 154 1 0 0 0 0.42 2 0 8 0 1 1 1 0 6 41 1 2% 22 9 41% 172 31 18% 13 9 69% 5 4 80% 170
1949 22 PHI NL 566 68% 188 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 1 0 1 0 0 7 75 7 9% 27 11 41% 256 29 11% 16 9 56% 9 6 67% 162
1950 23 PHI NL 641 76% 180 2 0 0 0 1.12 2 0 12 1 1 0 2 0 11 142 11 8% 62 22 35% 360 42 12% 18 8 44% 17 8 47% 29
1951 24 PHI NL 613 75% 221 0 0 0 0 4 0 14 4 0 1 3 1 17 122 4 3% 60 21 35% 327 50 15% 20 8 40% 24 14 58% 99
1952 25 PHI NL 607 78% 173 2 2 0 0 1.92 1 0 15 1 0 1 0 1 11 97 7 7% 48 21 44% 302 32 11% 20 8 40% 16 12 75% 95
1953 26 PHI NL 612 55% 205 0 0 0 0 2 0 11 1 1 0 2 0 14 119 3 3% 61 22 36% 345 46 13% 25 15 60% 27 16 59% 90
1954 27 PHI NL 651 64% 175 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 1 0 0 1 1 17 14 82% 96 3 3% 44 19 43% 326 37 11% 26 11 42% 18 15 83% 52
1955 28 PHI NL 619 74% 180 1 1 0 1 0.43 3 0 13 0 2 0 3 0 3 2 67% 104 3 3% 50 10 20% 302 40 13% 29 14 48% 21 12 57% 25
1956 29 PHI NL 714 85% 190 0 0 0 0 3 0 21 1 2 0 3 1 9 6 67% 97 4 4% 48 10 21% 330 55 17% 25 14 56% 14 5 36% 4
1957 30 PHI NL 729 80% 186 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 17% 87 10 11% 43 8 19% 331 36 11% 28 13 46% 14 7 50% 0
1958 31 PHI NL 725 69% 215 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 2 0 1 1 0 11 7 64% 93 8 9% 33 15 45% 299 32 11% 19 10 53% 13 8 62% 0
1959 32 PHI NL 660 64% 150 5 1 0 0 1.08 1 0 10 1 0 1 0 1 10 7 70% 103 10 10% 46 17 37% 282 21 7% 19 8 42% 10 6 60% 0
1960 33 CHC NL 672 69% 159 6 1 0 0 1.58 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 12 7 58% 105 4 4% 42 17 40% 308 41 13% 24 16 67% 10 5 50% 0
1961 34 CHC NL 368 67% 79 35 10 0 2 1.41 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 40 4 10% 14 3 21% 153 19 12% 11 9 82% 7 5 71% 0
1962 35 NYM NL 473 84% 119 31 13 0 1 1.43 7 0 6 6 1 6 1 1 2 1 50% 63 4 6% 22 4 18% 200 21 11% 18 7 39% 9 2 22% 0
15 Yrs 9010 72% 2574 83 28 0 4 1.40 29 0 172 19 8 12 17 6 71 112 158% 1384 83 6% 622 209 34% 4293 532 12% 311 159 51% 214 125 58% 726
MLB Averages 50% 132% 11% 32% 14% 50% 54%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1948 21 117 530 463 78 154 17 4 2 40 32 60 22 .333 .410 .400 .810 123 185 1 1 6
1949 22 271 1258 1125 162 342 35 15 3 77 41 118 60 .304 .371 .370 .741 103 416 8 2 13
1950 23 422 1928 1719 246 522 60 29 5 118 55 181 92 .304 .371 .381 .752 104 655 19 4 24
1951 24 576 2640 2362 338 743 91 34 9 181 84 6 231 129 .315 .377 .393 .770 109 929 23 6 41
1952 25 730 3342 2975 431 916 122 40 10 223 100 17 306 159 .308 .374 .386 .760 107 1148 30 8 52
1953 26 886 4044 3597 541 1121 147 49 12 280 114 23 367 194 .312 .377 .390 .767 107 1402 33 13 66
1954 27 1039 4747 4156 652 1296 163 57 13 321 125 31 492 240 .312 .387 .388 .775 109 1612 36 17 80 1
1955 28 1179 5391 4689 743 1476 195 66 16 363 137 41 597 276 .315 .394 .395 .789 113 1851 39 20 82 2 5
1956 29 1333 6109 5317 837 1666 221 74 19 413 147 42 676 321 .313 .393 .393 .787 112 2092 43 25 88 3 8
1957 30 1489 6838 5943 930 1852 247 82 19 446 160 52 770 365 .312 .393 .390 .783 112 2320 53 29 89 7 9
1958 31 1641 7563 6558 1028 2067 271 95 21 479 190 64 867 413 .315 .397 .395 .792 114 2591 61 33 96 9 16
1959 32 1794 8223 7122 1114 2217 287 97 22 499 199 75 946 455 .311 .394 .388 .782 111 2764 71 39 103 13 20
1960 33 1945 8895 7669 1213 2376 303 102 22 539 215 79 1062 505 .310 .396 .385 .780 111 2949 75 40 110 14 21
1961 34 2054 9263 7976 1262 2455 310 106 22 558 222 85 1117 532 .308 .395 .382 .777 110 3043 79 43 111 16 23
1962 35 2189 9736 8365 1322 2574 317 109 29 586 234 92 1198 571 .308 .396 .382 .778 111 3196 83 43 112 18 25

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1948 21 122 558 487 84 164 18 4 2 43 34 64 23 .337 .415 .402 .817 82 117
1949 22 160 755 687 87 195 19 11 1 38 9 60 39 .284 .342 .348 .690 82 154
1950 23 158 696 618 85 185 26 14 2 42 14 65 33 .299 .368 .396 .764 90 151
1951 24 160 741 669 96 231 32 5 4 66 30 52 38 .345 .394 .426 .820 112 154
1952 25 161 743 648 103 188 34 7 1 47 17 82 31 .290 .372 .369 .740 88 154
1953 26 162 718 637 106 204 25 9 2 55 14 61 36 .320 .384 .397 .781 96 156
1954 27 161 733 584 113 180 16 8 1 42 11 129 48 .308 .436 .368 .804 94 153
1955 28 147 675 559 95 188 33 9 3 44 13 110 38 .336 .447 .444 .891 112 140
1956 29 161 762 664 104 206 28 9 3 55 11 86 47 .310 .393 .393 .786 101 154
1957 30 163 769 659 101 199 28 9 0 36 14 101 46 .302 .396 .372 .768 96 156
1958 31 160 766 650 105 229 26 14 2 35 32 103 50 .352 .443 .445 .887 127 152
1959 32 160 688 589 89 156 17 2 1 21 9 82 44 .265 .358 .306 .664 64 153
1960 33 158 714 579 111 173 17 5 0 45 17 126 52 .299 .424 .345 .770 86 151
1961 34 114 381 319 50 81 7 4 0 19 7 56 28 .254 .368 .301 .669 36 109
1962 35 135 471 388 59 118 7 3 7 28 12 80 39 .304 .421 .392 .813 64 135
15 Yrs 2282 10170 8737 1388 2697 333 113 29 616 244 1257 592 .309 .398 .383 .780 1330 2189
162 Game Avg. 162 722 620 99 191 24 8 2 44 17 89 42 .309 .398 .383 .780 94 2189



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1968 BBWAA ( 2.1%)
1969 BBWAA ( 2.9%)
1970 BBWAA ( 3.7%)
1971 BBWAA ( 2.8%)
1972 BBWAA ( 2.8%)
1973 BBWAA ( 6.6%)
1974 BBWAA (15.3%)
1975 BBWAA (21.0%)
1976 BBWAA (21.9%)
1977 BBWAA (36.3%)
1978 BBWAA (41.7%)
1979 BBWAA (30.1%)
1980 BBWAA (34.8%)
1981 BBWAA (35.4%)
1982 BBWAA (30.4%)
1995 Veterans (inducted)
Selected to HOF in 1995
by Veteran's Committee

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1948 NL (11, 14%)
1949 NL (23, 2%)
1951 NL (7, 21%)
1953 NL (19, 1%)
1954 NL (19, 1%)
1955 NL (14, 5%)
1956 NL (30, 0%)
1958 NL (7, 18%)
0.62 Career Shares (387th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1951 NL  6.6 (8th)
1953 NL  6.1 (10th)
1954 NL  7.0 (7th)
1955 NL  6.3 (5th)
1956 NL  5.6 (10th)
1957 NL  5.5 (10th)
1958 NL  7.1 (4th)
Career  63.4 (145th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1951 NL  6.6 (6th)
1953 NL  6.1 (7th)
1954 NL  7.0 (5th)
1955 NL  6.3 (5th)
1956 NL  5.6 (8th)
1957 NL  5.5 (8th)
1958 NL  7.1 (4th)
Career  63.4 (98th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1951 NL  5.5 (8th)
1954 NL  5.2 (7th)
1955 NL  6.0 (6th)
1958 NL  6.8 (3rd)
Career  57.4 (105th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
1951 NL  1.1 (8th)
1953 NL  1.7 (3rd)
1954 NL  1.8 (2nd)
1956 NL  1.4 (8th)
1957 NL  2.0 (4th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1948 NL  .333 (2nd)
1950 NL  .303 (10th)
1951 NL  .344 (2nd)
1953 NL  .330 (6th)
1954 NL  .313 (8th)
1955 NL  .338 (1st)
1956 NL  .303 (6th)
1957 NL  .297 (9th)
1958 NL  .350 (1st)
Career  .308 (121st)

On-Base% s c a p y
1948 NL  .410 (3rd)
1951 NL  .393 (8th)
1953 NL  .394 (9th)
1954 NL  .441 (1st)
1955 NL  .449 (1st)
1956 NL  .384 (5th)
1957 NL  .390 (4th)
1958 NL  .440 (1st)
1960 NL  .415 (1st)
Career  .396 (75th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1955 NL  .897 (10th)
1958 NL  .881 (6th)

Games Played s c a p y
1949 NL  154 (6th)
1951 NL  154 (5th)
1952 NL  154 (1st)
1953 NL  156 (6th)
1954 NL  153 (6th)
1956 NL  154 (4th)
1957 NL  156 (1st)
1958 NL  152 (3rd)
1959 NL  153 (5th)
1960 NL  151 (7th)
Career  2,189 (142nd)

At Bats s c a p y
1949 NL  662 (1st)
1950 NL  594 (8th)
1951 NL  643 (3rd)
1952 NL  613 (3rd)
1953 NL  622 (2nd)
1956 NL  628 (3rd)
1957 NL  626 (3rd)
1958 NL  615 (2nd)
Career  8,365 (113th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1949 NL  728 (2nd)
1950 NL  670 (9th)
1951 NL  712 (2nd)
1952 NL  702 (1st)
1953 NL  702 (2nd)
1954 NL  703 (3rd)
1956 NL  718 (1st)
1957 NL  729 (1st)
1958 NL  725 (1st)
1959 NL  660 (9th)
1960 NL  672 (4th)
Career  9,736 (98th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1952 NL  93 (6th)
1953 NL  110 (5th)
1954 NL  111 (4th)
1956 NL  94 (8th)
1957 NL  93 (8th)
1958 NL  98 (5th)
1960 NL  99 (6th)
Career  1,322 (115th)

Hits s c a p y
1949 NL  188 (6th)
1950 NL  180 (6th)
1951 NL  221 (1st)
1952 NL  173 (6th)
1953 NL  205 (1st)
1955 NL  180 (7th)
1956 NL  190 (2nd)
1957 NL  186 (5th)
1958 NL  215 (1st)
Career  2,574 (87th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1958 NL  271 (8th)
Career  3,196 (229th)

Doubles s c a p y
1951 NL  31 (7th)
1952 NL  31 (4th)
1955 NL  32 (5th)

Triples s c a p y
1949 NL  11 (4th)
1950 NL  14 (1st)
1953 NL  9 (5th)
1954 NL  8 (7th)
1955 NL  9 (5th)
1956 NL  8 (8th)
1957 NL  8 (5th)
1958 NL  13 (1st)
Career  109 (128th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1954 NL  125 (1st)
1955 NL  105 (2nd)
1956 NL  79 (6th)
1957 NL  94 (1st)
1958 NL  97 (1st)
1959 NL  79 (5th)
1960 NL  116 (1st)
1962 NL  81 (3rd)
Career  1,198 (58th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1948 NL  32 (1st)
1949 NL  9 (9th)
1950 NL  14 (5th)
1951 NL  29 (2nd)
1952 NL  16 (4th)
1953 NL  14 (7th)
1954 NL  11 (5th)
1955 NL  12 (6th)
1956 NL  10 (8th)
1957 NL  13 (6th)
1958 NL  30 (2nd)
1960 NL  16 (7th)

Singles s c a p y
1948 NL  131 (3rd)
1949 NL  158 (2nd)
1950 NL  139 (2nd)
1951 NL  181 (1st)
1952 NL  135 (3rd)
1953 NL  169 (1st)
1954 NL  150 (2nd)
1955 NL  136 (3rd)
1956 NL  153 (2nd)
1957 NL  152 (1st)
1958 NL  176 (1st)
1959 NL  131 (3rd)
1960 NL  138 (2nd)
Career  2,119 (33rd)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1955 NL  142 (9th)
1958 NL  136 (5th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1951 NL  111 (7th)
1955 NL  117 (7th)
1956 NL  101 (9th)
1958 NL  129 (3rd)
1960 NL  91 (9th)
Career  1,334 (140th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1951 NL  21 (10th)
1955 NL  40 (6th)
1958 NL  38 (4th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1951 NL  2.1 (10th)
1955 NL  3.8 (6th)
1958 NL  3.6 (4th)
1960 NL  1.7 (10th)

Times On Base s c a p y
1949 NL  247 (8th)
1950 NL  245 (7th)
1951 NL  273 (3rd)
1952 NL  250 (4th)
1953 NL  271 (4th)
1954 NL  304 (1st)
1955 NL  288 (1st)
1956 NL  274 (2nd)
1957 NL  284 (1st)
1958 NL  316 (1st)
1960 NL  276 (1st)
Career  3,815 (62nd)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1948 NL  .660 (10th)
1951 NL  .670 (8th)
1955 NL  .748 (5th)
1958 NL  .732 (3rd)
1960 NL  .646 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1953 NL  5 (8th)
1956 NL  5 (6th)
1959 NL  6 (4th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1950 NL  11 (3rd)
1951 NL  17 (2nd)
1952 NL  11 (5th)
1953 NL  14 (2nd)
1954 NL  14 (4th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
1952 NL  11 (2nd)
1953 NL  6 (6th)
1954 NL  8 (5th)
1955 NL  10 (5th)
1957 NL  10 (3rd)
1958 NL  12 (1st)
1959 NL  11 (2nd)
1961 NL  6 (9th)
Career  92 (154th)

SB % s c a p y
1951 NL  82.86 (2nd)
1952 NL  59.26 (6th)
1953 NL  70.00 (5th)
1954 NL  57.90 (5th)
1955 NL  54.55 (7th)
1957 NL  56.52 (8th)
1958 NL  71.43 (6th)
1960 NL  80.00 (4th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1948 NL  21.0 (6th)
1949 NL  17.4 (10th)
1950 NL  18.6 (7th)
1952 NL  20.4 (3rd)
1953 NL  17.8 (7th)
1955 NL  14.8 (8th)
1956 NL  14.0 (8th)
1957 NL  14.2 (7th)
1958 NL  12.8 (6th)
1959 NL  13.4 (5th)
1960 NL  10.9 (9th)

Outs Made s c a p y
1949 NL  488 (2nd)
1950 NL  436 (9th)
1951 NL  449 (10th)
1952 NL  469 (4th)
1956 NL  450 (6th)
1957 NL  465 (4th)
1959 NL  446 (7th)
Career  6,096 (134th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
1958 NL  28.79 (10th)
1960 NL  29.35 (8th)
Career  209.20 (213th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1958 NL  3.7 (5th)
Career  19.1 (202nd)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1954 NL  2.7 (9th)
1955 NL  3.1 (10th)
1958 NL  3.9 (3rd)
Career  20.6 (188th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
1958 NL  2.8 (10th)
1960 NL  3.0 (8th)
Career  20.6 (210th)

                           

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 32 (55), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 156 (78), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 112 (134), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 41 (151), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (11th), 63.4 career WAR/44.2 7yr-peak WAR/53.8 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

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