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Hi Bithorn

Hiram Gabriel (Sosa) Bithorn

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: March 18, 1916 in Santurce, Puerto Rico(All Transactions)
Debut: April 15, 1942 (Age 26)
Teams (by GP): Cubs/WhiteSox 1942-1947

Final Game: May 4, 1947 (Age 31)
Died: December 29, 1951 in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Buried: Buxeda Cemetery,in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
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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
1942 26 CHC NL 38 63 57 3 7 1 0 0 1 0 5 9 .123 .194 .140 .334 0 8 0 0 1 1
1943 27 CHC NL 39 102 92 7 16 3 0 0 8 0 4 10 .174 .216 .207 .423 23 19 2 1 5 1 MVP-32
1944 Did not play in major leagues (Military Service - Navy)
1945 Did not play in major leagues (Military Service - Navy)
1946 30 CHC NL 26 31 28 4 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 .179 .207 .179 .385 11 5 3 0 2 1
1947 31 CHW AL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1948 Did not play in major leagues (Did Not Play)
4 Yrs 105 196 177 14 28 4 0 0 11 0 0 10 21 .158 .207 .181 .388 14 32 5 1 8
162 Game Avg. 162 302 273 22 43 6 0 0 17 0 15 32 .158 .207 .181 .388 14 49 8 2 12
CHC (3 yrs) 103 196 177 14 28 4 0 0 11 0 10 21 .158 .207 .181 .388 14 32 5 1 8
CHW (1 yr) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NL (3 yrs) 103 196 177 14 28 4 0 0 11 0 10 21 .158 .207 .181 .388 14 32 5 1 8
AL (1 yr) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
1942 26 CHC NL 38 63 -7 0 0 0 6 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 1
1943 27 CHC NL 39 102 -9 0 0 0 9 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1 MVP-32
1946 30 CHC NL 26 31 -3 0 0 0 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
1947 31 CHW AL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
4 Seasons 105 196 -19 0 0 0 18 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1
CHC (3 yrs) 103 196 -19 0 0 0 18 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1
CHW (1 yr) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0

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
1942 26 CHC NL 63 51 2 1.1 84 .146 .123 .251 .194 .323 .140 .349 .334 .672 0 .088 -7.1 -0.8 .260 .105 .018
1943 27 CHC NL 102 83 4 1.3 88 .195 .174 .262 .216 .331 .207 .356 .423 .687 23 .116 -9.1 -1.0 .308 .076 .033
1946 30 CHC NL 31 28 1 1.0 91 .192 .179 .260 .207 .335 .179 .364 .385 .700 11 .067 -3.4 -0.4 .231 .036 .000
4 Yrs 196 162 7 1.2 87 .179 .158 .259 .207 .329 .181 .355 .388 .684 14 .097 -19.6 -2.1 .279 .079 .023
162 Game Avg. 302 250 11 1.2 87 .179 .158 .259 .207 .329 .181 .355 .388 .684 14 .097 -19.6 -2.1 .279 .079 .023

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/BB AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1942 26 CHC NL 63 0.0% 14.3% 7.9% 1.6% 14% 1.80 6.3 57.0 1.00 76%
1943 27 CHC NL 102 0.0% 9.8% 3.9% 2.9% 19% 2.50 9.2 11.5 1.75 80%
1946 30 CHC NL 31 0.0% 6.5% 3.2% 0.0% 0% 2.00 14.0 14.0 7.00 84%
4 Yrs 196 0.0% 10.7% 5.1% 2.0% 14% 2.10 8.4 16.1 2.20 80%
MLB Averages 1.2% 9.1% 9.0% 5.7% 25% 1.02 9.8 74.6 9.0 0.96 79%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1942 26 CHC NL -7.1 -0.8 4 0.1 0.1 -0.0 .84 0.1 0.0 0.6 0.1 0.54 0.9 0
1943 27 CHC NL -9.1 -1.0 31 -0.0 0.4 -0.4 .80 -0.1 0.0 -0.5 -0.1 0.96 -1.0 0
1946 30 CHC NL -3.4 -0.4 8 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 .65 -0.2 -0.0 -2.9 -0.3 0.99 -2.5 0
1947 31 CHW AL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
4 Yrs -19.6 -2.1 43 -0.0 0.6 -0.6 .78 -0.2 0.1 -2.9 -0.3 0.92 -2.7 0

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
1942 26 CHC NL 0 0 25% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1943 27 CHC NL 0 0 33% 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33% 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1946 30 CHC NL 0 0 67% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Yrs 0 0 36% 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33% 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

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
1942 26 CHC NL 4 0% 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 59
1943 27 CHC NL 31 19% 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 250% 5 2 40% 6 3 50% 21 5 24% 4 2 50% 1 1 100% 71
1946 30 CHC NL 8 25% 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 200% 3 3 100% 2 0 0% 6 0 0% 2 0 0% 0 0 23
4 Yrs 43 19% 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 267% 8 5 63% 8 3 38% 27 5 19% 6 2 33% 1 1 100% 153
MLB Averages 48% 186% 22% 36% 14% 52% 56%

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
1942 26 38 63 57 3 7 1 0 0 1 0 5 9 .123 .194 .140 .334 0 8 0 0 1
1943 27 77 165 149 10 23 4 0 0 9 0 9 19 .154 .208 .181 .389 15 27 2 1 6
1944 28 77 165 149 10 23 4 0 0 9 0 9 19 .154 .208 .181 .389 15 27 2 1 6
1945 29 77 165 149 10 23 4 0 0 9 0 9 19 .154 .208 .181 .389 15 27 2 1 6
1946 30 103 196 177 14 28 4 0 0 11 0 10 21 .158 .207 .181 .388 14 32 5 1 8
1947 31 105 196 177 14 28 4 0 0 11 0 0 10 21 .158 .207 .181 .388 14 32 5 1 8

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
1942 26 40 69 62 4 9 1 0 0 1 0 6 10 .145 .221 .161 .382 2 38
1943 27 41 109 98 9 19 4 0 0 11 0 5 10 .194 .240 .235 .475 5 39
1946 30 27 32 29 4 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 .172 .200 .172 .372 1 26
3 Yrs 108 210 189 17 33 5 0 0 14 0 12 22 .175 .228 .201 .429 8 103
162 Game Avg. 162 315 284 26 50 8 0 0 21 0 18 33 .175 .228 .201 .429 12 103



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1943 NL (32, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (1750th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1943 NL  5.3 (8th)

                           

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