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Ron Blazier

Ronald Patrick Blazier

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: July 30, 1971 in Altoona, PA
High School: Bellwood HS (Bellwood, PA)
Signed
by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1989. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 31, 1996 (Age 24)
Team: Phillies 1996-1997

Final Game: September 28, 1997 (Age 26)
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1996 24 PHI NL 3 1 .750 5.87 4.69 27 0 9 0 0 0 38.1 49 30 25 6 10 3 25 0 0 3 173 73 1.539 11.5 1.4 2.3 5.9 2.50
1997 25 PHI NL 1 1 .500 5.03 4.66 36 0 7 0 0 0 53.2 62 31 30 8 21 3 42 0 0 2 240 85 1.547 10.4 1.3 3.5 7.0 2.00
1998 Did not play in major leagues (Injured)
2 Yrs 4 2 .667 5.38 4.67 63 0 16 0 0 0 92.0 111 61 55 14 31 6 67 0 0 5 413 80 1.543 10.9 1.4 3.0 6.6 2.16
162 Game Avg. 4 2 .667 5.38 4.67 68 0 17 0 0 0 99 120 66 59 15 33 6 72 0 0 5 446 80 1.543 10.9 1.4 3.0 6.6 2.16

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1996 24 PHI NL 38.1 27 0 30 7.04 4.74 0.01 -0.36 101.7 4.45 -11 -1.1 .7 0.1 -0.6 -8 .461 .493
1997 25 PHI NL 53.2 36 0 31 5.20 4.68 0.07 -0.36 100.3 4.27 -6 -0.6 .7 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .484 .496 $150,000
2 Seasons 92.0 63 0 61 5.97 4.71 0.05 -0.36 100.9 4.34 -16 -1.6 .7 0.1 -0.7 -9 .474 .495 $150,000

Standard Batting

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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
1996 24 PHI NL 27 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 434 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997 25 PHI NL 36 6 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 111 2 0 0 1 0 0 1
1998 Did not play in major leagues (Injured)
2 Yrs 63 7 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 164 3 0 0 1 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 18 15 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .500 .500 .500 1.000 164 8 0 0 3 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
1996 24 PHI NL 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 1
1997 25 PHI NL 36 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $150,000 1
2 Seasons 63 7 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .503 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 $150,000

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1996 PHI NL 24 P 27 0 0 38.1 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 1.17 0.19 .954 1.83 1.83 4 0 0% 28% 0
1997 PHI NL 25 P 36 0 0 53.2 5 4 1 0 1 1.000 0.84 0.14 .952 1.84 1.84 7 0 0% 32% 0
2 Seasons P 63 0 0 92.0 10 6 4 0 1 1.000 0.98 0.16 .953 1.84 1.83 11 0 0% 31% 0
2 Seasons TOT 63 0 0 92.0 10 6 4 0 1 1.000 0.98 0.16 .953 1.84 1.83 11 0 0% 31% 0
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary Sources Notes/Other Sources
199725Philadelphia Phillies$150,0001997 AP survey
199826Philadelphia Phillies$180,0004/3/98 USA Today
Career to date (may be incomplete)$330,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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Name and misspellings: Ronald Patrick Ron ronnie Blazier

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