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Don Demeter    \DEM-it-ur\

Donald Lee Demeter

Positions: Centerfielder, Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: June 25, 1935 in Oklahoma City, OK
High School: Capitol Hill HS (Oklahoma City, OK)
School: Oklahoma City University (Oklahoma City, OK)
Signed
by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1953. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 18, 1956 (Age 21.085)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1959 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Tigers/Dodgers/RedSox/Indians 1956-1967

Final Game: August 28, 1967 (Age 32.064)
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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
1956 21 BRO NL 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 305 4 0 0 0 0 0 /8
1958 23 LAD NL 43 112 106 11 20 2 0 5 8 2 3 5 32 .189 .225 .349 .574 47 37 0 0 1 0 0 87/9
1959 24 LAD NL 139 401 371 55 95 11 1 18 70 5 6 16 87 .256 .294 .437 .731 86 162 7 6 3 5 1 *8
1960 25 LAD NL 64 181 168 23 46 7 1 9 29 0 1 8 34 .274 .306 .488 .794 109 82 1 1 1 3 1 8/9
1961 26 TOT NL 121 444 411 57 103 18 4 21 70 2 1 22 80 .251 .297 .467 .764 101 192 9 5 6 0 2 8973
1961 26 LAD NL 15 33 29 3 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 6 .172 .250 .276 .526 36 8 2 0 1 0 0 9/8
1961 26 PHI NL 106 411 382 54 98 18 4 20 68 2 1 19 74 .257 .300 .482 .782 106 184 7 5 5 0 2 8739
1962 27 PHI NL 153 617 550 85 169 24 3 29 107 2 7 41 93 .307 .359 .520 .879 136 286 11 10 5 11 6 587/93 MVP-12
1963 28 PHI NL 154 560 515 63 133 20 2 22 83 1 4 31 93 .258 .306 .433 .739 112 223 8 6 5 3 10 *8573 MVP-21
1964 29 DET AL 134 470 441 57 113 22 1 22 80 4 1 17 85 .256 .290 .460 .750 104 203 6 5 4 3 6 8739
1965 30 DET AL 122 424 389 50 108 16 4 16 58 4 2 23 65 .278 .325 .463 .788 121 180 11 6 3 3 3 839/7
1966 31 TOT AL 105 341 325 43 87 18 1 14 41 2 0 8 61 .268 .284 .458 .742 103 149 8 1 3 4 1 8/397
1966 31 DET AL 32 103 99 12 21 5 0 5 12 1 0 3 19 .212 .235 .414 .649 81 41 5 0 1 0 0 8/379
1966 31 BOS AL 73 238 226 31 66 13 1 9 29 1 0 5 42 .292 .305 .478 .783 112 108 3 1 2 4 1 8/93
1967 32 TOT AL 71 176 164 22 37 9 0 6 16 0 0 9 27 .226 .274 .390 .665 92 64 4 2 2 0 1 879/5
1967 32 BOS AL 20 46 43 7 12 5 0 1 4 0 0 3 11 .279 .326 .465 .791 123 20 0 0 1 0 0 /9758
1967 32 CLE AL 51 130 121 15 25 4 0 5 12 0 0 6 16 .207 .256 .364 .619 80 44 4 2 1 0 1 87/95
11 Yrs 1109 3729 3443 467 912 147 17 163 563 22 25 180 658 .265 .307 .459 .766 108 1582 65 42 33 32 31
162 Game Avg. 162 545 503 68 133 21 2 24 82 3 4 26 96 .265 .307 .459 .766 108 231 9 6 5 5 5
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
LAD (5 yrs) 264 730 677 93 167 20 2 34 110 7 10 32 160 .247 .285 .433 .717 84 293 10 7 6 8 2
PHI (3 yrs) 413 1588 1447 202 400 62 9 71 258 5 12 91 260 .276 .325 .479 .804 120 693 26 21 15 14 18
DET (3 yrs) 288 997 929 119 242 43 5 43 150 9 3 43 169 .260 .299 .456 .756 109 424 22 11 8 6 9
BOS (2 yrs) 93 284 269 38 78 18 1 10 33 1 0 8 53 .290 .309 .476 .784 114 128 3 1 3 4 1
CLE (1 yr) 51 130 121 15 25 4 0 5 12 0 0 6 16 .207 .256 .364 .619 80 44 4 2 1 0 1
NL (7 yrs) 677 2318 2124 295 567 82 11 105 368 12 22 123 420 .267 .313 .464 .777 108 986 36 28 21 22 20
AL (4 yrs) 432 1411 1319 172 345 65 6 58 195 10 3 57 238 .262 .297 .452 .749 107 596 29 14 12 10 11

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
1956 21 BRO NL 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .536 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /8
1958 23 LAD NL 43 112 -9 -1 1 1 -1 -9 -1.0 4 -5 -0.6 .477 .494 -0.7 -0.0 -6 87/9
1959 24 LAD NL 139 401 -8 0 -0 4 -0 -4 -0.4 15 11 1.1 .497 .497 0.7 0.4 7 $8,500 *8
1960 25 LAD NL 64 181 2 1 1 2 -0 5 0.5 7 12 1.2 .509 .503 1.1 0.1 10 $16,000 8/9
1961 26 LAD NL 15 33 -1 -0 -0 -1 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -2 -0.2 .475 .498 -0.1 -0.2 -1 9/8
1961 26 PHI NL 106 411 4 -1 0 1 -4 1 0.0 16 16 1.6 .501 .500 1.5 -0.2 15 8739
1962 27 PHI NL 153 617 26 -3 -0 -10 1 14 1.5 23 37 3.8 .509 .509 4.8 -0.9 48 587/93 MVP-12
1963 28 PHI NL 154 560 6 0 0 -6 -3 -2 -0.2 21 19 2.1 .499 .499 2.6 -0.9 25 *8573 MVP-21
1964 29 DET AL 134 470 0 -0 -0 1 -4 -3 -0.5 14 12 0.9 .498 .498 1.0 -0.5 11 8739
1965 30 DET AL 122 424 10 -0 -2 -4 -3 -0 -0.1 13 13 1.2 .500 .500 1.8 -0.9 17 $30,000 839/7
1966 31 DET AL 32 103 -3 0 -1 9 -1 4 0.5 3 8 0.8 .516 .503 -0.2 0.9 -1 8/379
1966 31 BOS AL 73 238 3 1 0 -5 -1 -1 -0.3 8 6 0.6 .498 .499 1.2 -0.7 11 $31,500 8/93
1967 32 BOS AL 20 46 2 -0 0 2 -1 3 0.3 2 4 0.5 .516 .502 0.3 0.1 3 /9758
1967 32 CLE AL 51 130 -4 1 -1 -0 -1 -5 -0.6 4 -0 -0.2 .489 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -0 $31,500 87/95
11 Seasons 1109 3729 29 -3 -1 -7 -18 0 -0.6 132 132 12.8 .500 .500 14.0 -3.0 139 $117,500
LAD (5 yrs) 264 730 -15 -0 1 6 -2 -11 -1.2 28 17 1.6 .496 .498 1.1 0.4 11 $24,500
PHI (3 yrs) 413 1588 37 -4 0 -15 -6 13 1.3 60 73 7.5 .503 .503 8.9 -2.1 87
DET (3 yrs) 288 997 7 -0 -3 5 -8 2 -0.2 31 32 3.0 .501 .499 2.6 -0.5 27 $30,000
BOS (2 yrs) 93 284 4 1 0 -3 -1 1 0.0 9 11 1.0 .502 .500 1.5 -0.6 14 $31,500
CLE (1 yr) 51 130 -4 1 -1 -0 -1 -5 -0.6 4 -0 -0.2 .489 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -0 $31,500

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
1959 ❍ 24 LAD NL WS CHW W 6 13 12 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 .250 .308 .250 .558 3 1 0 0 0 0
1 WS 6 13 12 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 .250 .308 .250 .558 3 1 0 0 0 0

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1956 BRO NL 21 CF 1 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 120 4.50 1.00 .980 2.70 2.70
1956 BRO NL 21 OF 1 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 120 4.50 1.00 .980 2.25 2.20
1958 LAD NL 23 OF 39 27 23 269.2 70 70 0 0 0 1.000 1 4 2.34 1.79 .980 2.26 2.25
1958 LAD NL 23 CF 22 14 12 152.0 45 45 0 0 0 1.000 2 17 2.66 2.05 .986 2.73 2.71
1958 LAD NL 23 LF 11 6 5 55.1 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 1 22 2.44 1.36 .975 2.02 2.00
1958 LAD NL 23 RF 8 7 6 62.1 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 -2 -42 1.30 1.13 .978 2.02 2.01
1959 LAD NL 24 CF 124 81 80 854.0 230 221 5 4 1 .983 4 6 2.38 1.82 .980 2.62 2.59
1959 LAD NL 24 OF 124 81 80 854.0 232 223 5 4 1 .983 4 6 2.40 1.84 .977 2.21 2.19
1960 LAD NL 25 CF 62 37 34 394.0 94 90 3 1 1 .989 1 3 2.12 1.50 .981 2.60 2.60
1960 LAD NL 25 OF 62 37 34 396.0 95 92 2 1 1 .989 2 5 2.14 1.52 .978 2.20 2.20
1960 LAD NL 25 RF 1 0 0 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0 300 9.00 2.00 .980 1.80 2.00
1961 TOT NL 26 OF 93 80 70 729.0 203 191 10 2 4 .990 2 3 2.48 2.16 .977 2.16 2.14
1961 TOT NL 26 CF 47 43 39 380.1 111 104 6 1 1 .991 0 0 2.60 2.34 .981 2.63 2.60
1961 TOT NL 26 RF 29 17 15 167.2 47 43 3 1 2 .979 1 5 2.47 1.59 .974 1.93 1.91
1961 LAD NL 26 OF 14 6 6 70.1 20 18 1 1 1 .950 -1 -20 2.43 1.36 .977 2.16 2.14
1961 LAD NL 26 RF 12 5 5 56.1 16 14 1 1 1 .938 -1 -19 2.40 1.25 .974 1.93 1.91
1961 LAD NL 26 CF 3 1 1 14.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -26 3.21 1.67 .980 2.64 2.60
1961 PHI NL 26 OF 79 74 64 658.2 183 173 9 1 3 .995 3 6 2.49 2.30 .977 2.16 2.14
1961 PHI NL 26 CF 44 42 38 366.1 106 99 6 1 1 .991 0 1 2.58 2.39 .981 2.63 2.60
1961 PHI NL 26 LF 23 20 16 181.0 42 41 1 0 1 1.000 1 9 2.09 1.83 .973 1.88 1.86
1961 PHI NL 26 1B 22 18 14 162.1 165 148 15 2 22 .988 -2 -16 9.04 7.41 .990 9.82 9.72
1961 PHI NL 26 RF 17 12 10 111.1 31 29 2 0 1 1.000 2 17 2.51 1.82 .974 1.93 1.91
1962 PHI NL 27 3B 105 95 78 822.2 286 91 177 18 18 .937 -8 -12 2.93 2.55 .949 2.95 2.92 MVP-12
1962 PHI NL 27 OF 63 50 36 458.1 108 107 0 1 0 .991 -2 -5 2.10 1.70 .974 2.07 2.05 MVP-12
1962 PHI NL 27 CF 42 38 30 328.1 84 83 0 1 0 .988 -2 -5 2.28 1.98 .979 2.47 2.45 MVP-12
1962 PHI NL 27 LF 23 9 6 109.1 26 26 0 0 0 1.000 1 9 2.14 1.13 .968 1.81 1.80 MVP-12
1962 PHI NL 27 RF 4 3 0 20.2 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -75 0.00 0.00 1.92 1.88 MVP-12
1962 PHI NL 27 1B 1 0 0 3.0 3 2 0 1 1 .667 -0 -200 6.00 2.00 .990 9.90 9.70 MVP-12
1963 PHI NL 28 OF 119 72 59 730.2 172 166 6 0 1 1.000 -5 -8 2.12 1.45 .977 2.01 2.00 MVP-21
1963 PHI NL 28 CF 82 66 54 592.1 140 134 6 0 1 1.000 -4 -9 2.13 1.71 .982 2.37 2.36 MVP-21
1963 PHI NL 28 3B 43 36 11 285.0 96 28 61 7 3 .927 0 1 2.81 2.07 .941 2.93 2.92 MVP-21
1963 PHI NL 28 LF 40 6 5 138.1 29 29 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -7 1.89 0.73 .971 1.80 1.79 MVP-21
1963 PHI NL 28 1B 26 21 11 178.0 207 181 19 7 11 .966 -1 -5 10.11 7.69 .989 9.81 9.78 MVP-21
1964 DET AL 29 OF 88 81 73 727.1 167 164 3 0 1 1.000 0 1 2.07 1.90 .980 2.04 2.03
1964 DET AL 29 CF 52 50 44 437.2 105 103 2 0 1 1.000 -2 -6 2.16 2.02 .981 2.45 2.44
1964 DET AL 29 LF 24 19 18 177.2 34 33 1 0 0 1.000 2 15 1.72 1.42 .975 1.81 1.80
1964 DET AL 29 1B 23 23 20 205.0 216 202 12 2 12 .991 0 2 9.40 9.30 .991 9.43 9.41
1964 DET AL 29 RF 15 12 11 112.0 24 24 0 0 0 1.000 0 5 1.93 1.60 .984 1.88 1.87
1965 DET AL 30 OF 82 68 63 632.0 161 158 1 2 1 .988 -2 -4 2.26 1.94 .978 2.04 2.03
1965 DET AL 30 CF 56 47 43 435.1 121 119 1 1 1 .992 -3 -9 2.48 2.14 .979 2.40 2.40
1965 DET AL 30 1B 34 29 19 246.2 231 219 10 2 19 .991 -2 -10 8.36 6.74 .991 9.56 9.53
1965 DET AL 30 RF 25 21 20 195.2 43 42 0 1 0 .977 1 6 1.93 1.68 .978 1.85 1.84
1965 DET AL 30 LF 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -120 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.90
1966 TOT AL 31 OF 84 75 64 651.2 182 174 5 3 2 .984 4 7 2.47 2.13 .982 2.10 2.10
1966 TOT AL 31 CF 75 68 59 591.2 152 144 5 3 2 .980 -1 -3 2.27 1.99 .986 2.52 2.52
1966 TOT AL 31 1B 6 3 1 27.2 34 29 5 0 2 1.000 0 9 11.06 5.67 .991 9.60 9.58
1966 TOT AL 31 RF 5 3 1 24.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 0 25 3.00 1.60 .979 1.95 1.94
1966 DET AL 31 OF 27 22 18 192.2 68 65 2 1 2 .985 8 52 3.13 2.48 .982 2.10 2.10
1966 DET AL 31 CF 21 17 13 145.2 41 38 2 1 2 .976 3 23 2.47 1.90 .986 2.52 2.52
1966 DET AL 31 1B 4 1 1 16.2 20 16 4 0 1 1.000 0 22 10.80 5.00 .991 9.61 9.57
1966 DET AL 31 LF 4 4 4 36.0 17 17 0 0 0 1.000 4 150 4.25 4.25 .980 1.82 1.82
1966 DET AL 31 RF 2 1 1 11.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1 120 4.91 3.00 .978 1.96 1.95
1966 BOS AL 31 OF 57 53 46 459.0 114 109 3 2 0 .982 -5 -12 2.20 1.96 .982 2.10 2.10
1966 BOS AL 31 CF 54 51 46 446.0 111 106 3 2 0 .982 -4 -11 2.20 2.02 .986 2.52 2.52
1966 BOS AL 31 RF 3 2 0 13.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -55 1.38 0.67 .980 1.94 1.93
1966 BOS AL 31 1B 2 2 0 11.0 14 13 1 0 1 1.000 -0 -11 11.45 7.00 .991 9.57 9.60
1967 TOT AL 32 OF 47 38 16 327.1 82 78 3 1 1 .988 2 6 2.23 1.72 .980 2.05 2.06
1967 TOT AL 32 CF 28 26 8 187.1 50 47 2 1 0 .980 0 3 2.35 1.75 .981 2.47 2.47
1967 TOT AL 32 LF 16 3 2 66.0 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -7 1.77 0.81 .976 1.88 1.87
1967 TOT AL 32 RF 11 9 6 74.0 15 14 1 0 1 1.000 2 26 1.82 1.36 .981 1.81 1.82
1967 TOT AL 32 3B 2 1 1 10.0 5 2 3 0 1 1.000 -0 -12 4.50 2.50 .956 3.15 3.10
1967 BOS AL 32 OF 12 9 5 77.0 16 15 1 0 1 1.000 1 20 1.87 1.33 .980 2.05 2.06
1967 BOS AL 32 RF 9 8 5 63.0 13 12 1 0 1 1.000 1 27 1.86 1.44 .981 1.81 1.82
1967 BOS AL 32 LF 3 0 0 7.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -17 1.29 0.33 .980 1.93 1.87
1967 BOS AL 32 3B 1 0 0 2.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0 180 4.50 1.00 .960 3.15 3.10
1967 BOS AL 32 CF 1 1 0 7.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 2.57 2.00 .980 2.44 2.50
1967 CLE AL 32 OF 35 29 11 250.1 66 63 2 1 0 .985 0 1 2.34 1.86 .980 2.05 2.06
1967 CLE AL 32 CF 27 25 8 180.1 48 45 2 1 0 .979 0 3 2.35 1.74 .981 2.47 2.47
1967 CLE AL 32 LF 13 3 2 59.0 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -6 1.83 0.92 .976 1.88 1.87
1967 CLE AL 32 RF 2 1 1 11.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0 22 1.64 1.00 .980 1.80 1.80
1967 CLE AL 32 3B 1 1 1 8.0 4 2 2 0 1 1.000 -0 -60 4.50 4.00 .955 3.15 3.10
11 Seasons OF 802 609 518 5778.0 1473 1424 35 14 12 .990 5 1 2.27 1.82 .978 2.11 2.10
11 Seasons CF 591 470 403 4355.0 1133 1091 30 12 8 .989 -5 -1 2.32 1.90 .981 2.52 2.51
3 Seasons 3B 150 132 90 1117.2 387 121 241 25 22 .935 -8 -8 2.92 2.41 .947 2.95 2.92
8 Seasons LF 142 67 56 764.2 176 174 2 0 1 1.000 9 13 2.07 1.24 .973 1.85 1.83
6 Seasons 1B 112 94 65 822.2 856 781 61 14 67 .984 -5 -7 9.21 7.52 .990 9.64 9.60
8 Seasons RF 98 72 59 658.1 148 142 4 2 3 .986 1 2 2.00 1.49 .978 1.89 1.88
11 Seasons TOT 1064 835 673 7718.1 2716 2326 337 53 101 .980 -7 -1 3.11 2.50 .978 3.03 3.00
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
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.
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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.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1962 NL (12, 4%)
1963 NL (21, 1%)
0.05 Career Shares (1140th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1962 NL  4.8 (7th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1962 NL  .307 (9th)

Slugging % s c a p y
1962 NL  .520 (6th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1962 NL  .879 (9th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1962 NL  29 (8th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1962 NL  107 (7th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1959 NL  87 (7th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1962 NL  136 (10th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1962 NL  28 (9th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1962 NL  2.8 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1959 NL  6 (4th)
1961 NL  5 (6th)
1962 NL  10 (2nd)
1965 AL  6 (6th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1962 NL  11 (1st)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1963 NL  10 (8th)

AB per HR s c a p y
1962 NL  19.0 (10th)
1963 NL  23.4 (6th)
Career  21.1 (157th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
1962 NL  18 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1961 NL  1 (5th)

Errors Committed as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1966 AL  3 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1960 NL  1 (3rd)
1965 AL  1 (5th)
1966 AL  2 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1961 NL  2 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1961 NL  4 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as 3Bs c a p y
1962 NL  2.93 (5th)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1959 NL  4 (4th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1959 NL  .983 (5th)
Career  .989 (45th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1963 NL  1.000 (1st)
Career  .990 (44th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 15 (1209), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 10 (1178), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 12 (1392), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (209th), 12.8 career WAR/12.2 7yr-peak WAR/12.5 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

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 ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1959 24 Los Angeles Dodgers $8,500 ? TSN, 3/2/60
1960 25 Los Angeles Dodgers $16,000 ? 2/1/61 TSN 2/12/60 LA Times $15,000
1965 30 Detroit Tigers $30,000 ? 1/23/65 TSN
1966 31 Boston Red Sox $31,500 ? Noll/Fort/Hylan database
1967 32 Cleveland Indians $31,500 ? Noll/Fort/Hylan database
Career to date (may be incomplete)$117,500
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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