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Bill Dickey

William Malcolm Dickey (The Man Nobody Knows)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: June 6, 1907 in Bastrop, LA
High School: Searcy HS (Searcy, AR)(All Transactions)
Debut: August 15, 1928 (Age 21.070)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1929 season [*]
Team: Yankees 1928-1946

Final Game: September 8, 1946 (Age 39.094)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1954 (202/252 ballots).
   View Bill Dickey Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: November 12, 1993 in Little Rock, AR
Buried: Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, AR
Relatives: Brother of George Dickey
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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
1928 21 NYY AL 10 16 15 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 55 6 0 0 /2
1929 22 NYY AL 130 474 447 60 145 30 6 10 65 4 6 14 16 .324 .346 .485 .832 117 217 1 11 *2
1930 23 NYY AL 109 396 366 55 124 25 7 5 65 7 1 21 14 .339 .375 .486 .861 120 178 0 9 2
1931 24 NYY AL 130 524 477 65 156 17 10 6 78 2 1 39 20 .327 .378 .442 .820 119 211 0 7 *2
1932 25 NYY AL 108 459 423 66 131 20 4 15 84 2 4 34 13 .310 .361 .482 .843 121 204 0 2 *2 MVP-14
1933 ★ 26 NYY AL 130 532 478 58 152 24 8 14 97 3 4 47 14 .318 .381 .490 .871 135 234 2 5 *2 AS,MVP-12
1934 ★ 27 NYY AL 104 438 395 56 127 24 4 12 72 0 3 38 18 .322 .384 .494 .878 131 195 2 3 *2 AS
1935 28 NYY AL 120 491 448 54 125 26 6 14 81 1 1 35 11 .279 .339 .458 .797 109 205 6 2 *2
1936 ★ 29 NYY AL 112 472 423 99 153 26 8 22 107 0 2 46 16 .362 .428 .617 1.045 158 261 3 0 *2 AS,MVP-5
1937 ★ 30 NYY AL 140 609 530 87 176 35 2 29 133 3 2 73 22 .332 .417 .570 .987 144 302 4 1 *2 AS,MVP-5
1938 ★ 31 NYY AL 132 533 454 84 142 27 4 27 115 3 0 75 22 .313 .412 .568 .981 143 258 2 1 *2 AS,MVP-2
1939 ★ 32 NYY AL 128 565 480 98 145 23 3 24 105 5 0 77 37 .302 .403 .513 .915 133 246 9 4 4 *2 AS,MVP-6
1940 ★ 33 NYY AL 106 424 372 45 92 11 1 9 54 0 3 48 32 .247 .336 .355 .691 82 132 7 2 2 2 AS
1941 ★ 34 NYY AL 109 397 348 35 99 15 5 7 71 2 1 45 17 .284 .371 .417 .788 109 145 10 3 1 *2 AS,MVP-13
1942 ★ 35 NYY AL 82 295 268 28 79 13 1 2 37 2 2 26 11 .295 .359 .373 .732 108 100 12 1 0 2 AS,MVP-17
1943 ★ 36 NYY AL 85 284 242 29 85 18 2 4 33 2 1 41 12 .351 .445 .492 .937 173 119 5 0 1 2 AS,MVP-8
1946 ★ 39 NYY AL 54 156 134 10 35 8 0 2 10 0 1 19 12 .261 .357 .366 .723 101 49 6 1 2 2 AS
17 Yrs 1789 7065 6300 930 1969 343 72 202 1209 36 32 678 289 .313 .382 .486 .868 127 3062 49 31 51
162 Game Avg. 162 640 570 84 178 31 7 18 109 3 3 61 26 .313 .382 .486 .868 127 277 3 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

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
1928 21 NYY AL 10 16 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .490 .499 -0.0 0.0 -0 $2,500 /2
1929 22 NYY AL 130 474 11 -1 0 2 4 16 1.5 18 33 3.3 .512 .509 3.0 0.6 31 $3,000 *2
1930 23 NYY AL 109 396 12 2 0 -1 3 16 1.4 15 31 2.9 .513 .509 3.0 0.2 32 $10,000 2
1931 24 NYY AL 130 524 15 1 0 3 4 23 2.2 20 43 4.1 .517 .513 3.7 0.7 40 $12,500 *2
1932 25 NYY AL 108 459 14 -1 0 -1 4 16 1.4 17 33 3.0 .513 .509 3.2 0.2 34 $12,500 *2 MVP-14
1933 ★ 26 NYY AL 130 532 25 -0 0 0 4 29 2.8 20 49 4.6 .521 .517 4.6 0.4 49 $12,500 *2 AS,MVP-12
1934 ★ 27 NYY AL 104 438 19 -1 0 1 3 22 2.0 16 38 3.6 .520 .513 3.5 0.4 37 $14,500 *2 AS
1935 28 NYY AL 120 491 6 0 0 1 4 11 0.9 18 29 2.7 .509 .506 2.7 0.4 28 $14,500 *2
1936 ★ 29 NYY AL 112 472 39 -1 0 0 4 42 3.6 17 59 5.1 .532 .522 5.2 0.3 59 $14,500 *2 AS,MVP-5
1937 ★ 30 NYY AL 140 609 38 0 0 3 5 46 4.2 22 68 6.2 .530 .526 6.0 0.7 65 $18,000 *2 AS,MVP-5
1938 ★ 31 NYY AL 132 533 32 1 0 0 4 37 3.4 19 56 5.1 .525 .520 5.1 0.5 57 $20,000 *2 AS,MVP-2
1939 ★ 32 NYY AL 128 565 27 2 0 2 4 34 3.2 20 55 5.1 .525 .519 4.8 0.6 53 $23,000 *2 AS,MVP-6
1940 ★ 33 NYY AL 106 424 -7 -1 0 3 3 -2 -0.2 14 12 1.2 .498 .499 0.9 0.6 10 $24,000 2 AS
1941 ★ 34 NYY AL 109 397 6 0 0 3 3 13 1.3 14 26 2.6 .512 .508 2.3 0.7 23 $20,000 *2 AS,MVP-13
1942 ★ 35 NYY AL 82 295 4 -0 0 1 2 7 0.8 9 15 1.6 .509 .505 1.5 0.4 14 $19,500 2 AS,MVP-17
1943 ★ 36 NYY AL 85 284 22 0 0 2 2 27 3.1 8 35 3.9 .536 .519 3.7 0.5 33 $19,500 2 AS,MVP-8
1946 ★ 39 NYY AL 54 156 1 -0 0 1 1 3 0.3 5 8 0.8 .506 .502 0.7 0.3 7 2 AS
17 Seasons 1789 7065 262 1 0 20 56 340 31.6 252 592 55.8 .518 .513 53.8 7.6 572 $240,500
Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards

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
1928 21 NYY AL 16 12 1 2.2 106 .231 .200 .286 .200 .351 .400 .406 .600 .757 55 .200 -1.2 -0.1 .500 .200 .200
1929 22 NYY AL 474 319 73 6.1 107 .321 .324 .284 .346 .350 .485 .411 .832 .761 117 .595 9.5 0.9 .747 .188 .161 5.7
1930 23 NYY AL 396 252 68 7.2 112 .343 .339 .290 .375 .354 .486 .426 .861 .780 120 .639 10.7 1.0 .844 .221 .148 5.8
1931 24 NYY AL 524 329 80 6.5 104 .333 .327 .280 .378 .347 .442 .401 .820 .747 119 .625 12.7 1.2 .780 .199 .115 3.0
1932 25 NYY AL 459 298 72 6.5 107 .294 .310 .279 .361 .349 .482 .410 .843 .759 121 .615 11.9 1.1 .797 .248 .173 3.5
1933 26 NYY AL 532 335 88 7.1 101 .307 .318 .273 .381 .344 .490 .394 .871 .737 135 .673 23.4 2.2 .855 .268 .172 4.9
1934 27 NYY AL 438 274 73 7.1 106 .315 .322 .280 .384 .353 .494 .404 .878 .757 131 .654 17.7 1.6 .856 .261 .172 .0
1935 28 NYY AL 491 326 68 5.6 107 .262 .279 .281 .339 .353 .458 .406 .797 .759 109 .548 4.3 0.4 .759 .257 .179 1.9
1936 29 NYY AL 472 272 110 10.7 119 .340 .362 .295 .428 .370 .617 .433 1.045 .803 158 .771 37.6 3.3 1.132 .359 .255 .0
1937 30 NYY AL 609 357 124 9.2 119 .307 .332 .292 .417 .368 .570 .436 .987 .804 144 .735 37.0 3.4 1.067 .377 .238 5.4
1938 31 NYY AL 533 313 107 9.0 118 .284 .313 .290 .412 .369 .568 .432 .981 .801 143 .727 31.0 2.8 1.083 .427 .256 5.4
1939 32 NYY AL 565 348 99 7.6 113 .289 .302 .285 .403 .360 .513 .422 .915 .782 133 .674 25.7 2.4 .965 .381 .210 8.3
1940 33 NYY AL 424 292 43 3.9 107 .251 .247 .274 .336 .347 .355 .416 .691 .763 82 .393 -8.8 -0.8 .617 .228 .108 .0
1941 34 NYY AL 397 261 53 5.4 106 .284 .284 .274 .371 .351 .417 .404 .788 .755 109 .563 5.1 0.5 .746 .264 .132 3.1
1942 35 NYY AL 295 203 35 4.6 93 .302 .295 .263 .359 .337 .373 .369 .732 .706 108 .553 3.2 0.3 .626 .175 .078 2.0
1943 36 NYY AL 284 164 53 8.8 88 .358 .351 .257 .445 .332 .492 .355 .937 .687 173 .824 24.8 2.7 .988 .314 .140 2.7
1946 39 NYY AL 156 108 17 4.2 97 .275 .261 .265 .357 .339 .366 .381 .723 .720 101 .505 1.0 0.1 .642 .239 .104 .0
17 Yrs 7065 4463 1164 7.0 108 .304 .313 .281 .382 .353 .486 .410 .868 .763 127 .650 245.9 23.0 .856 .282 .173 61.1
162 Game Avg. 640 404 105 7.0 108 .304 .313 .281 .382 .353 .486 .410 .868 .763 127 .650 22 2 .856 .282 .173 6
PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd

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
1932 ❍ 25 NYY AL WS CHC W 4 19 16 2 7 0 0 0 4 0 1 2 1 .438 .526 .438 .964 7 1 0 1
1936 ❍ 29 NYY AL WS NYG W 6 28 25 5 3 0 0 1 5 0 0 3 4 .120 .214 .240 .454 6 0 0 0
1937 ❍ 30 NYY AL WS NYG W 5 21 19 3 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 2 .211 .286 .316 .602 6 0 0 0
1938 ❍ 31 NYY AL WS CHC W 4 16 15 2 6 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 .400 .438 .600 1.038 9 0 0 0
1939 ❍ 32 NYY AL WS CIN W 4 16 15 2 4 0 0 2 5 0 0 1 2 .267 .313 .667 .979 10 0 0 0 0
1941 ❍ 34 NYY AL WS BRO W 5 21 18 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 .167 .286 .222 .508 4 1 0 0 0
1942 35 NYY AL WS STL L 5 20 19 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263 .300 .263 .563 5 0 0 0 0
1943 ❍ 36 NYY AL WS STL W 5 20 18 1 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 2 .278 .350 .444 .794 8 1 0 0 1
8 Yrs (8 Series) 38 161 145 19 37 1 1 5 24 1 1 15 12 .255 .329 .379 .709 55 2 1 0 2
8 WS 38 161 145 19 37 1 1 5 24 1 1 15 12 .255 .329 .379 .709 55 2 1 0 2

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
1933 NYY AL 26 DNP
1934 NYY AL 27 as C 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .500 .750 .500 1.250 1 0 0 0 0
1936 NYY AL 29 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1937 NYY AL 30 as C 4 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .667 .750 1.000 1.750 3 0 0 0 0
1938 NYY AL 31 as C 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 2 0 0 0 0
1939 NYY AL 32 as C 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0
1940 NYY AL 33 as C 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1941 NYY AL 34 as C 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0
1942 NYY AL 35 DNP
1943 NYY AL 36 DNP
1946 NYY AL 39 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
11 Yrs (8 GP) 23 19 3 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 2 .263 .391 .368 .760 7 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
1928 21 NYY AL 16 0.0% 12.5% 0.0% 12.5% 67% 7.5 7.5 81%
1929 22 NYY AL 474 2.1% 3.4% 3.0% 9.7% 32% 1.14 27.9 44.7 6.9 89%
1930 23 NYY AL 396 1.3% 3.5% 5.3% 9.3% 30% 0.67 26.1 73.2 5.6 88%
1931 24 NYY AL 524 1.2% 3.8% 7.4% 6.3% 21% 0.51 23.9 79.5 6.1 86%
1932 25 NYY AL 459 3.3% 2.8% 7.4% 8.5% 30% 0.38 32.5 28.2 5.0 86%
1933 26 NYY AL 532 2.6% 2.6% 8.8% 8.7% 30% 0.30 34.1 34.1 4.9 85%
1934 27 NYY AL 438 2.7% 4.1% 8.7% 9.1% 32% 0.47 21.9 32.9 5.5 83%
1935 28 NYY AL 491 2.9% 2.2% 7.1% 9.4% 37% 0.31 40.7 32.0 5.5 86%
1936 29 NYY AL 472 4.7% 3.4% 9.8% 11.9% 37% 0.35 26.4 19.2 4.0 82%
1937 30 NYY AL 609 4.8% 3.6% 12.0% 10.8% 38% 0.30 24.1 18.3 4.0 79%
1938 31 NYY AL 533 5.1% 4.1% 14.1% 10.9% 41% 0.29 20.6 16.8 3.9 76%
1939 32 NYY AL 565 4.3% 6.6% 13.6% 8.9% 35% 0.48 13.0 20.0 4.6 74%
1940 33 NYY AL 424 2.1% 7.6% 11.3% 5.0% 23% 0.67 11.6 41.3 6.9 0.63 78%
1941 34 NYY AL 397 1.8% 4.3% 11.3% 6.8% 27% 0.38 20.5 49.7 4.9 1.11 82%
1942 35 NYY AL 295 0.7% 3.7% 8.8% 5.4% 20% 0.42 24.4 134.0 7.2 1.26 86%
1943 36 NYY AL 284 1.4% 4.2% 14.4% 8.5% 28% 0.29 20.2 60.5 7.3 1.05 80%
1946 39 NYY AL 156 1.3% 7.7% 12.2% 6.4% 29% 0.63 11.2 67.0 13.4 1.43 77%
17 Yrs 7065 2.9% 4.1% 9.6% 8.7% 31% 0.43 21.8 31.2 5.2 1.05 82%
MLB Averages 1.3% 8.6% 8.5% 6.6% 27% 1.01 10.4 67.7 8.0 0.96 79%
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

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1928 21 NYY AL -1.2 -0.1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1929 22 NYY AL 9.5 0.9 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1930 23 NYY AL 10.7 1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1931 24 NYY AL 12.7 1.2 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1932 25 NYY AL 11.9 1.1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1933 26 NYY AL 23.4 2.2 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1934 27 NYY AL 17.7 1.6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1935 28 NYY AL 4.3 0.4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1936 29 NYY AL 37.6 3.3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1937 30 NYY AL 37.0 3.4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1938 31 NYY AL 31.0 2.8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
1939 32 NYY AL 25.7 2.4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
1940 33 NYY AL -8.8 -0.8 107 -0.6 1.0 -1.6 .87 -0.6 -0.1 -5.9 -0.6 0.94 -5.9 0
1941 34 NYY AL 5.1 0.5 405 1.6 8.1 -6.5 1.04 0.9 0.6 19.5 1.9 1.01 11.4 2.21 8
1942 35 NYY AL 3.2 0.3 140 0.5 2.9 -2.4 1.03 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.0 1.02 0.1 5.94 0
1943 36 NYY AL 24.8 2.7 141 0.4 2.5 -2.1 1.05 0.7 -0.3 3.6 0.4 0.98 6.5 2.84 6
1946 39 NYY AL 1.0 0.1 26 -0.2 0.2 -0.4 .78 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0 0.83 -0.6 0
17 Yrs 245.9 23.0 819 1.8 14.7 -13.0 1.01 1.0 0.7 17.2 1.7 0.99 11.5 2.48 14
BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB

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
1940 33 NYY AL 1 0 27% 27 0 3 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 29% 3 3 0 3 2 1 1 0 1
1941 34 NYY AL 5 0 20% 158 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 1 3 7 25% 27 22 5 5 4 1 12 7 5
1942 35 NYY AL 3 0 25% 52 2 2 50% 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 36% 6 5 1 1 1 0 4 0 3
1943 36 NYY AL 2 0 21% 65 2 1 67% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 33% 7 6 1 1 1 0 4 0 3
1946 39 NYY AL 1 0 15% 8 0 1 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100% 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
17 Yrs 12 0 29% 310 36 32 53% 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 3 1 6 10 29% 43 36 7 10 8 2 22 7 13

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
1940 33 NYY AL 105 59% 92 0 0 0 0 9 0 2 1 1 5 4 0 2 19 7 37% 9 4 44% 73 8 11% 8 3 38% 5 3 60% 319
1941 34 NYY AL 397 92% 99 8 2 0 1 2.21 7 0 14 6 1 5 2 0 1 80 10 13% 35 16 46% 302 65 22% 26 15 58% 17 13 76% 0
1942 35 NYY AL 137 85% 79 0 0 0 0 5.94 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 34 12 35% 11 4 36% 102 16 16% 6 3 50% 7 4 57% 158
1943 36 NYY AL 137 91% 85 6 2 0 2 2.84 4 0 3 1 0 2 2 0 1 24 5 21% 15 8 53% 89 12 13% 9 4 44% 6 3 50% 147
1946 39 NYY AL 26 77% 35 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 6 150% 1 0 0% 11 2 18% 1 1 100% 0 0 130
17 Yrs 802 86% 1969 14 4 0 3 2.48 202 0 19 9 2 55 20 0 51 161 49 30% 71 32 45% 577 103 18% 50 26 52% 35 23 66% 1852
MLB Averages 48% 40% 36% 15% 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
1928 21 10 16 15 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 55 6 0 0
1929 22 140 490 462 61 148 31 7 10 67 4 6 14 18 .320 .342 .483 .824 115 223 1 11
1930 23 249 886 828 116 272 56 14 15 132 11 7 35 32 .329 .356 .484 .841 117 401 1 20
1931 24 379 1410 1305 181 428 73 24 21 210 13 8 74 52 .328 .364 .469 .833 118 612 1 27
1932 25 487 1869 1728 247 559 93 28 36 294 15 12 108 65 .323 .364 .472 .836 119 816 1 29
1933 26 617 2401 2206 305 711 117 36 50 391 18 16 155 79 .322 .368 .476 .844 122 1050 3 34
1934 27 721 2839 2601 361 838 141 40 62 463 18 19 193 97 .322 .370 .479 .849 124 1245 5 37
1935 28 841 3330 3049 415 963 167 46 76 544 19 20 228 108 .316 .366 .476 .841 122 1450 11 39
1936 29 953 3802 3472 514 1116 193 54 98 651 19 22 274 124 .321 .373 .493 .866 126 1711 14 39
1937 30 1093 4411 4002 601 1292 228 56 127 784 22 24 347 146 .323 .379 .503 .882 129 2013 18 40
1938 31 1225 4944 4456 685 1434 255 60 154 899 25 24 422 168 .322 .383 .510 .893 130 2271 20 41
1939 32 1353 5509 4936 783 1579 278 63 178 1004 30 24 499 205 .320 .385 .510 .895 131 2517 9 24 45
1940 33 1459 5933 5308 828 1671 289 64 187 1058 30 27 547 237 .315 .382 .499 .881 127 2649 16 26 47
1941 34 1568 6330 5656 863 1770 304 69 194 1129 32 28 592 254 .313 .381 .494 .875 126 2794 26 29 48
1942 35 1650 6625 5924 891 1849 317 70 196 1166 34 30 618 265 .312 .380 .489 .868 125 2894 38 30 48
1943 36 1735 6909 6166 920 1934 335 72 200 1199 36 31 659 277 .314 .383 .489 .871 127 3013 43 30 49
1944 37 1735 6909 6166 920 1934 335 72 200 1199 36 31 659 277 .314 .383 .489 .871 127 3013 43 30 49
1945 38 1735 6909 6166 920 1934 335 72 200 1199 36 31 659 277 .314 .383 .489 .871 127 3013 43 30 49
1946 39 1789 7065 6300 930 1969 343 72 202 1209 36 32 678 289 .313 .382 .486 .868 127 3062 49 31 51

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
1928 21 11 16 16 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 .188 .188 .375 .563 1 10
1929 22 138 494 467 59 147 30 6 10 64 4 14 17 .315 .336 .469 .805 74 130
1930 23 115 403 374 49 119 24 7 5 58 7 20 15 .318 .353 .460 .813 60 109
1931 24 136 533 488 61 153 17 10 6 74 2 38 21 .314 .363 .426 .789 75 130
1932 25 114 470 435 61 128 20 4 15 78 2 33 14 .294 .344 .462 .806 68 108
1933 26 139 558 503 58 156 25 8 14 97 3 48 15 .310 .373 .475 .848 88 130
1934 27 109 452 409 54 127 24 4 12 69 0 38 19 .311 .372 .477 .849 72 104
1935 28 127 510 467 52 125 26 6 14 78 1 35 12 .268 .327 .439 .766 66 120
1936 29 117 466 421 83 139 24 7 20 90 0 42 17 .330 .395 .563 .958 93 112
1937 30 145 602 530 75 162 32 2 27 114 3 67 23 .306 .388 .526 .914 107 140
1938 31 140 536 463 73 133 25 4 25 100 3 70 23 .287 .383 .521 .904 92 132
1939 32 135 573 491 88 139 22 3 23 95 5 74 39 .283 .381 .481 .862 88 128
1940 33 111 437 385 44 92 11 1 9 53 0 48 33 .239 .326 .343 .669 43 106
1941 34 113 407 358 34 99 15 5 7 69 2 45 18 .277 .362 .405 .767 52 109
1942 35 87 317 287 32 87 14 1 2 42 2 29 12 .303 .369 .380 .749 40 82
1943 36 89 310 262 35 97 21 2 5 39 2 47 13 .370 .466 .523 .989 63 85
1946 39 56 166 142 11 39 9 0 2 11 0 21 13 .275 .372 .380 .752 20 54
17 Yrs 1882 7250 6498 870 1945 340 71 196 1133 36 669 306 .299 .367 .464 .831 1102 1789
162 Game Avg. 162 624 559 75 167 29 6 17 98 3 58 26 .299 .367 .464 .831 95 1789
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact



* - 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
1945 BBWAA ( 6.9%)
1946 Final Ballot (12.2%)
1946 Nominating Vote (19.8%)
1948 BBWAA (32.2%)
1949 BBWAA (42.5%)
1949 Run Off (20.9%)
1950 BBWAA (46.4%)
1951 BBWAA (52.2%)
1952 BBWAA (59.4%)
1953 BBWAA (67.8%)
1954 BBWAA (80.2%)
Selected to HOF in 1954 by BBWAA

All-Star Games
1933
1934 (C)
1936 *
1937 (C)
1938 (C)
1939 (C)
1940 (C)
1941 (C)
1942
1943
1946 *

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1932 AL (14, 10%)
1933 AL (12, 11%)
1936 AL (5, 36%)
1937 AL (5, 28%)
1938 AL (2, 57%)
1939 AL (6, 33%)
1941 AL (13, 5%)
1942 AL (17, 4%)
1943 AL (8, 17%)
2.02 Career Shares (88th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1937 AL  6.2 (9th)
1938 AL  5.1 (10th)
Career  55.8 (221st)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1936 AL  5.2 (7th)
1937 AL  6.2 (6th)
1938 AL  5.1 (7th)
1943 AL  3.9 (10th)
Career  55.8 (139th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1933 AL  4.6 (9th)
1936 AL  5.2 (7th)
1937 AL  5.9 (5th)
1938 AL  5.1 (8th)
1939 AL  4.8 (8th)
Career  53.8 (133rd)

Defensive WARs c a p y
1941 AL  0.7 (7th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1933 AL  .318 (9th)
1936 AL  .362 (3rd)
1937 AL  .332 (9th)
Career  .313 (82nd)

On-Base% s c a p y
1936 AL  .428 (6th)
1937 AL  .417 (5th)
1938 AL  .412 (10th)
Career  .382 (157th)

Slugging % s c a p y
1933 AL  .490 (6th)
1936 AL  .617 (5th)
1937 AL  .570 (6th)
1938 AL  .568 (6th)
Career  .486 (157th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1933 AL  .871 (6th)
1936 AL  1.045 (4th)
1937 AL  .987 (5th)
1938 AL  .981 (5th)
Career  .868 (117th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1933 AL  14 (9th)
1936 AL  22 (8th)
1937 AL  29 (7th)
1938 AL  27 (8th)
1939 AL  24 (7th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1937 AL  133 (4th)
1938 AL  115 (6th)
1939 AL  105 (8th)
Career  1,209 (145th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1933 AL  135 (5th)
1936 AL  158 (2nd)
1937 AL  144 (7th)
1938 AL  143 (5th)
1939 AL  133 (9th)
Career  127 (219th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1937 AL  124 (8th)
Career  1,164 (217th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1936 AL  38 (7th)
1937 AL  37 (7th)
1938 AL  31 (10th)
1943 AL  25 (9th)
Career  246 (199th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1936 AL  3.3 (7th)
1937 AL  3.4 (7th)
1938 AL  2.8 (10th)
1943 AL  2.7 (9th)
Career  23.0 (219th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1937 AL  66 (9th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1933 AL  .673 (7th)
1936 AL  .771 (4th)
1937 AL  .735 (6th)
1938 AL  .727 (4th)
1939 AL  .675 (10th)
Career  .651 (208th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1935 AL  6 (2nd)
1939 AL  4 (5th)
1941 AL  3 (10th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1929 AL  27.9 (7th)
1930 AL  26.1 (7th)
1931 AL  23.9 (9th)
1932 AL  32.5 (7th)
1933 AL  34.1 (3rd)
1934 AL  21.9 (4th)
1935 AL  40.7 (1st)
1936 AL  26.4 (6th)
1937 AL  24.1 (4th)
1941 AL  20.5 (7th)
Career  21.8 (88th)

AB per HR s c a p y
1932 AL  28.2 (8th)
1933 AL  34.1 (7th)
1935 AL  32.0 (10th)
1936 AL  19.2 (4th)
1937 AL  18.3 (6th)
1938 AL  16.8 (5th)
1939 AL  20.0 (8th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
1941 AL  19.49 (10th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1941 AL  1.6 (8th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
1941 AL  1.9 (10th)

Youngest s c a p y
1928 AL  born 1907-06-06 (9th)

                           

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 (·)

Gray InkBatting - 56 (459), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 178 (60), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 56 (52), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (7th), 55.8 career WAR/34.2 7yr-peak WAR/45.0 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

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