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Dick Drago    \DRAY-go\

Richard Anthony Drago

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: June 25, 1945 in Toledo, OH
High School: Woodward HS (Toledo, OH)
School: University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, MI)
Signed
by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1964. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 11, 1969 (Age 23)
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Royals/Angels/Mariners/Orioles 1969-1981

Final Game: September 30, 1981 (Age 36)
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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 21, 2014 8:17AM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #675. Kelvim Escobar… #676. Dontrelle Willis… #677. R.A. Dickey… #678. DICK DRAGO… #679. Arthur Rhodes… #680. Michael Jackson… #681. Ray Herbert… 

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
1969 24 KCR AL 11 13 .458 3.77 3.67 41 26 10 10 2 1 200.2 190 95 84 19 65 6 108 2 0 0 848 97 1.271 8.5 0.9 2.9 4.8 1.66
1970 25 KCR AL 9 15 .375 3.75 3.65 35 34 1 7 1 0 240.0 239 110 100 20 72 5 127 7 1 3 1002 99 1.296 9.0 0.8 2.7 4.8 1.76
1971 26 KCR AL 17 11 .607 2.98 2.99 35 34 0 15 4 0 241.1 251 84 80 14 46 1 109 9 0 4 977 114 1.231 9.4 0.5 1.7 4.1 2.37 CYA-5
1972 27 KCR AL 12 17 .414 3.01 3.18 34 33 1 11 2 0 239.1 230 88 80 22 51 4 135 6 0 5 974 100 1.174 8.6 0.8 1.9 5.1 2.65
1973 28 KCR AL 12 14 .462 4.23 3.79 37 33 2 10 1 0 212.2 252 116 100 16 76 10 98 7 2 4 937 96 1.542 10.7 0.7 3.2 4.1 1.29
1974 29 BOS AL 7 10 .412 3.48 3.85 33 18 10 8 0 3 175.2 165 71 68 17 56 9 90 5 0 5 729 112 1.258 8.5 0.9 2.9 4.6 1.61
1975 30 BOS AL 2 2 .500 3.84 3.58 40 2 34 0 0 15 72.2 69 31 31 5 31 3 43 0 0 1 313 108 1.376 8.5 0.6 3.8 5.3 1.39
1976 31 CAL AL 7 8 .467 4.42 4.06 43 0 27 0 0 6 79.1 80 42 39 7 31 8 43 5 0 3 346 75 1.399 9.1 0.8 3.5 4.9 1.39
1977 32 TOT AL 6 4 .600 3.41 3.60 49 0 28 0 0 5 60.2 71 27 23 5 18 6 35 1 0 1 269 114 1.467 10.5 0.7 2.7 5.2 1.94
1977 32 CAL AL 0 1 .000 3.00 3.60 13 0 6 0 0 2 21.0 22 8 7 3 3 2 15 0 0 1 87 133 1.190 9.4 1.3 1.3 6.4 5.00
1977 32 BAL AL 6 3 .667 3.63 3.60 36 0 22 0 0 3 39.2 49 19 16 2 15 4 20 1 0 0 182 105 1.613 11.1 0.5 3.4 4.5 1.33
1978 33 BOS AL 4 4 .500 3.03 3.74 37 1 24 0 0 7 77.1 71 30 26 5 32 5 42 4 0 2 333 138 1.332 8.3 0.6 3.7 4.9 1.31
1979 34 BOS AL 10 6 .625 3.03 2.91 53 1 37 0 0 13 89.0 85 33 30 6 21 6 67 3 0 4 367 147 1.191 8.6 0.6 2.1 6.8 3.19
1980 35 BOS AL 7 7 .500 4.14 4.58 43 7 18 1 0 3 132.2 127 67 61 17 44 7 63 5 0 0 564 103 1.289 8.6 1.2 3.0 4.3 1.43
1981 36 SEA AL 4 6 .400 5.53 3.40 39 0 24 0 0 5 53.2 71 33 33 4 15 5 27 0 0 2 240 71 1.602 11.9 0.7 2.5 4.5 1.80
13 Yrs 108 117 .480 3.62 3.58 519 189 216 62 10 58 1875.0 1901 827 755 157 558 75 987 54 3 34 7899 103 1.311 9.1 0.8 2.7 4.7 1.77
162 Game Avg. 10 11 .480 3.62 3.58 50 18 21 6 1 6 180 183 79 73 15 54 7 95 5 0 3 759 103 1.311 9.1 0.8 2.7 4.7 1.77
KCR (5 yrs) 61 70 .466 3.52 3.44 182 160 14 53 10 1 1134.0 1162 493 444 91 310 26 577 31 3 16 4738 101 1.298 9.2 0.7 2.5 4.6 1.86
BOS (5 yrs) 30 29 .508 3.55 3.82 206 29 123 9 0 41 547.1 517 232 216 50 184 30 305 17 0 12 2306 117 1.281 8.5 0.8 3.0 5.0 1.66
CAL (2 yrs) 7 9 .438 4.13 3.96 56 0 33 0 0 8 100.1 102 50 46 10 34 10 58 5 0 4 433 84 1.355 9.1 0.9 3.0 5.2 1.71
SEA (1 yr) 4 6 .400 5.53 3.40 39 0 24 0 0 5 53.2 71 33 33 4 15 5 27 0 0 2 240 71 1.602 11.9 0.7 2.5 4.5 1.80
BAL (1 yr) 6 3 .667 3.63 3.60 36 0 22 0 0 3 39.2 49 19 16 2 15 4 20 1 0 0 182 105 1.613 11.1 0.5 3.4 4.5 1.33

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
1969 24 KCR AL 200.2 41 26 95 4.26 4.14 -0.09 0.04 100.3 4.29 2 0.2 .8 -0.1 1.9 18 .504 .501 $8,000
1970 25 KCR AL 240.0 35 34 110 4.13 4.18 0.01 0.07 98.6 4.17 3 0.3 .8 -0.1 2.5 22 .510 .502
1971 26 KCR AL 241.1 35 34 84 3.13 3.74 0.01 0.06 99.7 3.78 17 2.1 .2 -0.1 4.2 37 .559 .513 CYA-5
1972 27 KCR AL 239.1 34 33 88 3.31 3.46 -0.10 0.05 97.9 3.54 8 1.0 .4 -0.2 3.1 24 .528 .506
1973 28 KCR AL 212.2 37 33 116 4.91 4.21 -0.36 0.11 105.9 4.96 -1 -0.1 .6 -0.1 1.9 21 .497 .499 $37,500
1974 29 BOS AL 175.2 33 18 71 3.64 4.09 0.28 0.02 107.2 4.11 9 1.0 1.7 -0.1 2.7 25 .532 .506 $45,000
1975 30 BOS AL 72.2 40 2 31 3.84 4.30 0.40 -0.30 109.5 3.94 1 0.1 1.8 -0.1 0.7 8 .502 .501 $50,000
1976 31 CAL AL 79.1 43 0 42 4.76 4.08 0.01 -0.34 94.8 3.53 -11 -1.2 2.0 -0.7 -1.1 -4 .473 .493
1977 32 CAL AL 21.0 13 0 8 3.43 4.45 -0.19 -0.36 93.3 3.99 1 0.1 1.2 -0.0 0.3 3 .510 .501
1977 32 BAL AL 39.2 36 0 19 4.31 4.66 0.28 -0.38 96.6 3.87 -2 -0.2 1.8 -0.2 0.0 2 .494 .499
1978 33 BOS AL 77.1 37 1 30 3.49 4.27 0.06 -0.31 108.1 4.22 6 0.7 1.9 0.2 1.6 13 .519 .504
1979 34 BOS AL 89.0 53 1 33 3.34 4.77 0.21 -0.37 105.2 4.41 11 1.1 2.1 0.4 2.4 20 .520 .507 $120,000
1980 35 BOS AL 132.2 43 7 67 4.55 4.55 0.05 -0.20 104.5 4.49 -1 -0.2 1.5 -0.2 0.9 12 .496 .499
1981 36 SEA AL 53.2 39 0 33 5.53 4.29 -0.15 -0.34 108.2 4.44 -6 -0.7 2.1 -0.5 -0.7 -2 .482 .496
13 Seasons 1875.0 519 189 827 3.97 4.10 -0.00 -0.05 102.0 4.13 36 4.2 1.8 -1.9 20.5 199 .508 .502 $260,500
KCR (5 yrs) 1134.0 182 160 493 3.91 3.93 -0.10 0.07 100.3 4.12 28 3.5 .7 -0.6 13.6 122 .519 .504 $45,500
BOS (5 yrs) 547.1 206 29 232 3.81 4.37 0.20 -0.19 106.7 4.24 25 2.8 1.8 0.1 8.3 78 .513 .503 $215,000
CAL (2 yrs) 100.1 56 0 50 4.49 4.15 -0.03 -0.34 94.5 3.63 -9 -1.0 1.8 -0.7 -0.8 -1 .481 .495
SEA (1 yr) 53.2 39 0 33 5.53 4.29 -0.15 -0.34 108.2 4.44 -6 -0.7 2.1 -0.5 -0.7 -2 .482 .496
BAL (1 yr) 39.2 36 0 19 4.31 4.66 0.28 -0.38 96.6 3.87 -2 -0.2 1.8 -0.2 0.0 2 .494 .499

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1975 30 BOS AL ALCS W OAK 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 2 4.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 15 0.643 3.9 0.0 1.9 3.9 2.00
1975 30 BOS AL WS L CIN 0 1 .000 2.25 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 16 1.000 6.8 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.00
1 Yr (2 Series) 0 1 .000 1.04 4 0 3 0 0 2 8.2 5 1 1 0 2 1 3 1 0 1 31 0.808 5.2 0.0 2.1 3.1 1.50
1 ALCS 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 2 4.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 15 0.643 3.9 0.0 1.9 3.9 2.00
1 WS 0 1 .000 2.25 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 16 1.000 6.8 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.00

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
1969 24 KCR AL 41 64 52 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 25 .058 .109 .077 .186 -47 4 0 0 9 0 0 1
1970 25 KCR AL 35 87 76 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 44 .053 .077 .053 .130 -63 4 0 0 9 0 0 1
1971 26 KCR AL 35 92 77 3 10 3 0 0 4 0 0 8 44 .130 .212 .169 .381 10 13 1 0 7 0 0 1 CYA-5
1972 27 KCR AL 35 84 68 4 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 8 36 .059 .169 .059 .228 -30 4 0 1 7 0 0 1
1973 28 KCR AL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1974 29 BOS AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1975 30 BOS AL 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1976 31 CAL AL 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1977 32 TOT AL 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1977 32 CAL AL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1977 32 BAL AL 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1978 33 BOS AL 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1979 34 BOS AL 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1980 35 BOS AL 43 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1981 36 SEA AL 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Yrs 521 328 274 11 21 4 0 0 12 0 0 21 149 .077 .145 .091 .237 -31 25 1 1 32 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 102 85 3 7 1 0 0 4 0 0 7 46 .077 .145 .091 .237 -31 8 0 0 10 0 0
KCR (5 yrs) 184 327 273 11 21 4 0 0 12 0 0 21 149 .077 .146 .092 .237 -31 25 1 1 32 0 0
BOS (5 yrs) 206 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAL (2 yrs) 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SEA (1 yr) 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BAL (1 yr) 36 0 0 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
1969 24 KCR AL 41 64 -11 -1 0 0 8 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .490 .497 -0.4 -0.0 -4 $8,000 1
1970 25 KCR AL 35 87 -17 0 1 0 10 -6 -0.7 0 -6 -0.7 .480 .496 -0.7 -0.0 -6 1
1971 26 KCR AL 35 92 -9 -0 -0 0 10 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.1 -0.0 0 1 CYA-5
1972 27 KCR AL 35 84 -10 -0 0 0 8 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 1
1973 28 KCR AL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $37,500 1
1974 29 BOS AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $45,000 1
1975 30 BOS AL 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $50,000 1
1976 31 CAL AL 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1977 32 CAL AL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1977 32 BAL AL 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1978 33 BOS AL 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1979 34 BOS AL 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $120,000 1
1980 35 BOS AL 43 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.1 0 1
1981 36 SEA AL 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
13 Seasons 521 328 -48 -1 1 0 38 -9 -1.1 0 -9 -1.1 .498 .500 -1.0 0.3 -9 $260,500
KCR (5 yrs) 184 327 -48 -1 1 0 36 -11 -1.3 0 -11 -1.3 .493 .498 -1.2 -0.0 -11 $45,500
BOS (5 yrs) 206 1 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.2 1 $215,000
CAL (2 yrs) 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0
SEA (1 yr) 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
BAL (1 yr) 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0

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
1975 30 BOS AL ALCS OAK W 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 30 BOS AL WS CIN L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Yr (2 Series) 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALCS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

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
1969 KCR AL 24 P 41 26 10 200.2 58 25 32 1 6 .983 2.56 1.39 .951 1.88 1.88 8 7 47% 36% 1
1970 KCR AL 25 P 35 34 7 240.0 44 10 33 1 5 .977 1.61 1.23 .951 1.86 1.85 16 14 47% 39% 0
1971 KCR AL 26 P 35 34 15 241.1 51 7 42 2 9 .961 1.83 1.40 .958 1.98 1.97 8 8 50% 39% 0 CYA-5
1972 KCR AL 27 P 34 33 11 239.1 34 4 28 2 5 .941 1.20 0.94 .950 1.86 1.85 14 8 36% 39% 2
1973 KCR AL 28 P 37 33 10 212.2 55 14 38 3 3 .945 2.20 1.41 .951 1.86 1.85 13 9 41% 38% 8
1974 BOS AL 29 P 33 18 8 175.2 24 3 21 0 1 1.000 1.23 0.73 .947 1.81 1.80 10 12 55% 38% 1
1975 BOS AL 30 P 40 2 0 72.2 15 3 12 0 0 1.000 1.86 0.38 .940 1.87 1.86 7 0 0% 38% 0
1976 CAL AL 31 P 43 0 0 79.1 8 3 4 1 0 .875 0.79 0.16 .950 1.87 1.88 15 6 29% 34% 0
1977 TOT AL 32 P 49 0 0 60.2 10 0 9 1 0 .900 1.34 0.18 .948 1.96 1.93 5 1 17% 39% 0
1977 CAL AL 32 P 13 0 0 21.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.86 0.15 .950 1.97 1.93 4 0 0% 39% 0
1977 BAL AL 32 P 36 0 0 39.2 8 0 7 1 0 .875 1.59 0.19 .948 1.95 1.93 1 1 50% 39% 0
1978 BOS AL 33 P 37 1 0 77.1 13 2 10 1 0 .923 1.40 0.32 .954 1.90 1.88 3 1 25% 38% 0
1979 BOS AL 34 P 53 1 0 89.0 17 5 11 1 2 .941 1.62 0.30 .949 1.92 1.89 3 2 40% 36% 0
1980 BOS AL 35 P 43 7 1 132.2 23 6 17 0 1 1.000 1.56 0.53 .957 1.85 1.85 12 4 25% 35% 0
1981 SEA AL 36 P 39 0 0 53.2 12 1 11 0 1 1.000 2.01 0.31 .963 1.98 1.98 7 1 13% 38% 0
13 Seasons P 519 189 62 1875.0 364 83 268 13 33 .964 1.68 0.68 .952 1.88 1.88 121 73 38% 37% 12
13 Seasons TOT 519 189 62 1875.0 364 83 268 13 33 .964 1.68 0.68 .952 1.88 1.88 121 73 38% 37% 12
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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  • 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.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
1971 AL (5, 1%)
0.01 Career Shares (303rd)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1971 AL  4.2 (10th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1971 AL  1.716 (5th)
1972 AL  1.918 (6th)

Games Played s c a p y
1979 AL  53 (10th)

Saves s c a p y
1975 AL  15 (5th)
1979 AL  13 (10th)
Career  58 (247th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1971 AL  4 (7th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1972 AL  22 (6th)

Hits s c a p y
1971 AL  251 (8th)
1972 AL  230 (10th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1971 AL  2.370 (10th)
1972 AL  2.647 (7th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1970 AL  0.750 (9th)
1971 AL  0.522 (5th)

Losses s c a p y
1970 AL  15 (6th)
1972 AL  17 (3rd)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1970 AL  100 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1970 AL  7 (9th)
1971 AL  9 (3rd)
1973 AL  7 (8th)

Games Finished s c a p y
1975 AL  34 (9th)
1979 AL  37 (10th)
1981 AL  24 (10th)
Career  216 (212th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1971 AL  2.99 (10th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1971 AL  3.2 (10th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1969 AL  9 (8th)
1970 AL  9 (10th)

Putouts as P s c a p y
1969 AL  25 (3rd)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
1969 AL  2.56 (3rd)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1969 AL  .983 (5th)
1974 AL  1.000 (1st)


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 InkPitching - 12 (1390), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 5 (1347), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 7 (1147), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Relief Pitcher (62nd), 19.4 career WAR/17.6 7yr-peak WAR/18.5 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 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 Sources Notes/Other Sources
196924Kansas City Royals$8,000Noll/Fort/Hylan database
197328Kansas City Royals$37,500Noll/Fort/Hylan database
197429Boston Red Sox$45,000Noll/Fort/Hylan database
197530Boston Red Sox$50,000P. Gammons, Beyond the Sixth Game, p 281
197934Boston Red Sox$120,000P. Gammons, Beyond..., p.281
Career to date (may be incomplete)$260,500
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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