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Larry Doby

Lawrence Eugene Doby

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: December 13, 1923 in Camden, SC
High School: Eastside HS (Paterson, NJ)
School: Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)
Signed
as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians in 1947. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 5, 1947 (Age 23.204)   vs. CHW 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1948 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/WhiteSox/Tigers 1947-1959

Final Game: July 26, 1959 (Age 35.225)   vs. BAL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1998.
   View Larry Doby Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: June 18, 2003 in Montclair, NJ
Cremated
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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Career Home Runs

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Larry Doby: 253 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 3 walk-off, 27 tying, 98 go ahead
2 Tms
CLE215
CHW38
 
vs RHP186
vs LHP67
 
Away132
Home121
 
Leverage
High Lev52
Medium Lev87
Low Lev114
8 Opps
WSH43
PHA/KCA40
DET37
NYY36
BAL/SLB31
BOS31
CHW31
CLE4
112 Pitchers
Virgil Trucks8
Eddie Lopat7
Connie Marrero7
Vic Raschi6
Chuck Stobbs6
Steve Gromek6
Mickey Haefner5
Willard Nixon5
Sid Hudson5
Ray Herbert5
Carl Scheib5
Ellis Kinder5
Julio Moreno4
Bobby Shantz4
Paul Foytack4
Sandy Consuegra4
Cliff Fannin4
Al Widmar4
Whitey Ford4
Allie Reynolds4
10 Parks
ClevelandStd106
Comiskey Pk31
Tiger Stad23
Yankee Stad21
GriffithStad19
Fenway Pk16
Sprtsmn3/Busch15
Munic. Stad12
Shibe Pk5
Memor. Stad5
Where Hit
9106
Unk88
832
721
895
781
General field locations
when available.
 
2 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms216
2·HR gms17
3·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
3rd115
5th58
4th52
6th14
2nd13
8th1
Outs
085
285
183
 
DefPos
CF236
RF15
PH1
LF1
Bases
---124
1--59
12-21
-2-18
1-312
--310
1235
-234
 
429 RBI
RISP70
0 on124
1 on87
2 on37
3 on5
Any on129
Inning
139
223
329
423
535
626
724
830
919
Extra5
 
1-391
4-684
7-end78
RelScore
+4..33
+314
+218
+122
Tied81
-131
-218
-314
-4..22
 
Ahead87
Tied81
Behind85
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1948 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111948-04-23CLE@DETFred Hutchinsontied 0-0t 32---1290.11257%Home Run
22211948-04-26CLE@CHWHowie Judsonahead 2-0t 221--2290.14783%Home Run; Tucker Scores
33311948-05-08CLE@WSHSid Hudsonahead 3-0t 821-33290.06299%Home Run; Bearden Scores; Tucker Scores
44411948-05-09 (2)CLE@BOSEllis Kinderbehind 3-5t 721--2290.27443%Home Run; Tucker Scores
55511948-05-10CLE@BOSDave Ferrisstied 3-3t 21---1290.10058%Home Run
66611948-05-21CLEBOSJoe Dobsonbehind 3-9b 701--2290.0407%Home Run; Tucker Scores
77711948-07-15 (2)CLE@PHADick Fowlerahead 6-5t 90--32280.05696%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
88811948-08-01 (1)CLEBOSEllis Kindertied 0-0b 111--2380.16672%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
99911948-08-12 (2)CLE@SLBBryan Stephensahead 19-1t 601--2680.000100%Home Run; Kennedy Scores
10101011948-08-25CLE@BOSDave Ferrissahead 8-0t 82---1680.002100%Home Run
11111111948-08-28CLE@NYYEddie Lopattied 0-0t 22---1680.10657%Home Run
12121211948-09-16CLEWSHSid Hudsonbehind 1-2b 111234690.24279%Home Run; Tucker Scores; Gordon Scores; Keltner Scores
13131311948-09-19 (1)CLEPHACarl Scheibtied 3-3b 91-2-2690.299100%Walk-OffHome Run; Gordon Scores
14141411948-09-24CLE@DETFred Hutchinsonbehind 0-1t 52---1280.13545%Home Run
1949 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
1515111949-04-21CLE@SLBBob Savageahead 5-0t 5112-3280.04698%Home Run; Hegan Scores; Tucker Scores
1616211949-05-17CLE@NYYEddie Lopatbehind 1-3t 71---1680.11327%Home Run
1717311949-05-19CLE@NYYBob Porterfieldtied 0-0t 20---1590.10260%Home Run
1818411949-05-22 (2)CLE@PHALou Brissiebehind 1-5t 721--2680.08513%Home Run; Gordon Scores
1919511949-05-25CLE@WSHSid Hudsonbehind 0-6t 411--2690.05511%Home Run; Keltner Scores
2020611949-05-26CLE@WSHMickey Haefnertied 0-0t 12-2-2490.17366%Home Run; Gordon Scores
2121711949-05-30 (2)CLESLBCliff Fanninahead 2-0b 60---1490.06691%Home Run
2222811949-06-07CLEWSHMickey Haefnerahead 2-1b 32---1480.10474%Home Run
2323921949-06-07CLEWSHWalt Mastersonbehind 5-8b 4212-3480.30351%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Kennedy Scores
24241011949-06-17CLE@NYYEddie Lopatahead 2-0t 11---1480.08075%Home Run
25251111949-06-18CLE@NYYVic Raschibehind 0-5t 70---1480.0286%Home Run
26261211949-07-04 (2)CLE@DETStubby Overmireahead 5-3t 921--2480.06998%Home Run; Boone Scores
27271311949-07-08CLE@SLBCliff Fannintied 0-0t 12-2-2480.16565%Home Run; Vernon Scores
28281411949-07-14CLEPHAAlex Kellnerahead 4-1b 50---1480.04793%Home Run
29291511949-08-10CLESLBCliff Fanninbehind 3-4b 52---1280.15852%Home Run
30301611949-08-12CLECHWRandy Gumpertbehind 2-4b 821--2280.40753%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
31311711949-08-14 (1)CLECHWMickey Haefnertied 0-0b 31--32280.14075%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
32321811949-08-18CLE@SLBKarl Drewstied 0-0t 111-33480.17874%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Vernon Scores
33331911949-08-21 (2)CLE@CHWEd Kliemantied 3-3t 511-33480.23783%Home Run; Boudreau Scores; Vernon Scores
34342011949-09-05 (1)CLECHWRandy Gumpertahead 1-0b 40---1490.10079%Home Run
35352111949-09-05 (2)CLECHWMickey Haefnerbehind 0-2b 20---1480.10144%Home Run
36362211949-09-15CLE@NYYAllie Reynoldstied 2-2t 61---1490.16663%Home Run
37372311949-09-29CLE@CHWBob Kuzavaahead 4-3t 801--2490.14993%Home Run; Vernon Scores
38382411949-10-02CLE@DETVirgil Truckstied 4-4t 80---1480.24174%Home Run
1950 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
3939111950-04-18CLEDETFred Hutchinsontied 0-0b 101--2280.14473%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
4040211950-05-16CLEPHABob Hooperahead 8-4b 721234480.028100%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Kennedy Scores; Easter Scores
4141311950-05-28 (2)CLE@CHWMickey Haefnerahead 1-0t 40-2-2580.12580%Home Run; Clark Scores/unER
4242411950-06-03CLE@BOSAl Papaibehind 7-11t 92--32480.0092%Home Run; Kennedy Scores
4343511950-06-14CLEBOSEllis Kinderbehind 2-3b 32-2-2480.20863%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
4444611950-06-17CLEPHABob Hooperahead 3-2b 50---1480.10281%Home Run
4545711950-06-25 (1)CLEWSHConnie Marrerotied 0-0b 20---1480.10165%Home Run
4646811950-06-25 (2)CLEWSHSandy Consuegrabehind 0-4b 821--2480.07010%Home Run; Easter Scores
4747911950-07-08CLE@DETHal Newhouserahead 1-0t 31---1480.09868%Home Run
48481011950-07-28CLEBOSDick Littlefieldahead 8-0b 811-33380.000100%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Boudreau Scores/unER
49491111950-07-30 (1)CLEBOSWalt Mastersonbehind 1-2b 3212-3380.29673%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Boudreau Scores
50501211950-08-02CLEWSHConnie Marrerotied 0-0b 12---1380.09861%Home Run
51511321950-08-02CLEWSHConnie Marreroahead 2-0b 311--2380.12088%Home Run; Boudreau Scores
52521431950-08-02CLEWSHConnie Marreroahead 4-0b 51--32380.03297%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
53531511950-08-05CLENYYEddie Lopattied 0-0b 41---1380.12666%Home Run
54541621950-08-05CLENYYAllie Reynoldstied 2-2b 821--2380.37192%Home Run; Rosen Scores
55551711950-08-09 (1)CLE@SLBAl Widmartied 0-0t 111--2380.15265%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
56561821950-08-09 (1)CLE@SLBAl Widmartied 2-2t 821--2380.38082%Home Run; Benton Scores
57571911950-08-12CLE@CHWLuis Alomabehind 3-10t 51---1380.0143%Home Run
58582011950-08-24 (1)CLE@WSHSid Hudsontied 1-1t 50---1380.13363%Home Run
59592111950-09-03CLE@SLBFritz Dorishahead 7-1t 61---1380.01698%Home Run
60602211950-09-07CLE@DETHank Borowytied 11-11t 1021--2380.47890%Home Run; Kennedy Scores
61612311950-09-12CLENYYAllie Reynoldsbehind 1-6b 301--2380.10125%Home Run; Kennedy Scores
62622411950-09-17CLEPHALou Brissiebehind 0-9b 31---1380.0103%Home Run
63632511950-09-23CLEDETArt Houttemanbehind 0-1b 321234380.34281%Home Run; Gordon Scores; Mitchell Scores; Kennedy Scores
1951 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
6464111951-04-22 (1)CLESLBDuane Pilletteahead 8-3b 811--2580.004100%Home Run; Rosen Scores
6565211951-04-28CLE@SLBCliff Fanninahead 10-1t 901--2580.000100%Home Run; Rosen Scores
6666311951-04-29 (2)CLE@SLBAl Widmarbehind 2-3t 30---1580.10950%Home Run
6767411951-05-07CLEWSHSandy Consuegrabehind 4-11b 5112-3580.0619%Home Run; Simpson Scores; Rosen Scores
6868521951-05-07CLEWSHMickey Harrisbehind 8-11b 90---1580.0499%Home Run
6969611951-05-24CLE@WSHSid Hudsonahead 8-0t 3212-3380.01799%Home Run; Hegan Scores; Avila Scores
7070711951-06-03 (2)CLENYYSpec Sheaahead 1-0b 60---1380.10685%Home Run
7171811951-06-16CLE@WSHJulio Morenobehind 2-4t 80---1380.11825%Home Run
7272911951-06-20CLE@BOSWillard Nixonahead 6-0t 20---1380.02794%Home Run
73731011951-07-04 (1)CLE@SLBAl Widmarbehind 0-3t 62---1380.07117%Home Run
74741111951-07-06CLE@DETTed Graytied 0-0t 111--2380.16667%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
75751211951-07-08 (2)CLE@DETMarlin Stuartahead 6-0t 50---1380.01698%Home Run
76761321951-07-08 (2)CLE@DETMarlin Stuartahead 7-0t 701--2380.005100%Home Run; Stirnweiss Scores
77771411951-07-21CLEPHABobby Shantzahead 3-0b 50---1380.04694%Home Run
78781511951-07-22 (1)CLEPHACarl Scheibahead 4-0b 30---1380.03794%Home Run
79791611951-08-01 (2)CLE@WSHJulio Morenotied 0-0t 12---1380.10156%Home Run
80801711951-08-02CLE@WSHBob Porterfieldahead 3-0t 311--2380.10390%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
81811811951-08-12CLECHWBilly Pierceahead 3-1b 50---1380.07289%Home Run
82821911951-08-21CLEWSHTom Ferrickahead 5-0b 72---1380.00899%Home Run
83832011951-09-15 (1)CLE@WSHDon Johnsonahead 3-2t 81---1380.12885%Home Run
1952 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
8484111952-04-19CLEDETVirgil Trucksahead 3-1b 30---1380.07686%Home Run
8585211952-05-13CLENYYBill Millertied 0-0b 32-2-2480.22276%Home Run; Avila Scores
8686311952-05-17CLEWSHJulio Morenoahead 2-0b 101--2480.11088%Home Run; Berardino Scores
8787411952-05-24CLE@SLBBob Caintied 0-0t 1112-3480.22476%Home Run; Avila Scores; Rosen Scores
8888511952-05-25 (1)CLE@SLBDuane Pillettebehind 3-7t 80---1480.0336%Home Run
8989611952-05-28CLE@DETTed Graybehind 0-4t 71-2-2480.07914%Home Run; Avila Scores
9090711952-06-04CLE@BOSMel Parnelltied 0-0t 121--2480.18666%Home Run; Boone Scores
9191811952-06-10CLE@WSHConnie Marreroahead 3-2t 51---1480.12575%Home Run
9292911952-06-19CLEWSHConnie Marrerobehind 1-3b 72-2-2380.35652%Home Run; Simpson Scores
93931011952-06-20CLEBOSRay Scarboroughahead 7-2b 821--2380.004100%Home Run; McCosky Scores
94941111952-06-22 (1)CLEBOSWillard Nixonahead 5-0b 72--32380.009100%Home Run; McCosky Scores
95951211952-06-28CLE@CHWChuck Stobbstied 0-0t 201--2580.17171%Home Run; Rosen Scores
96961311952-07-04 (2)CLE@DETVirgil Trucksbehind 0-1t 20---1580.11150%Home Run
97971411952-07-11CLE@PHACarl Scheibtied 7-7t 90---1580.34084%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to RF
98981511952-07-16 (2)CLE@NYYTom Gormanbehind 3-7t 80---1580.0306%Home Run
99991611952-07-17 (1)CLE@NYYBob Kuzavaahead 10-6t 90---1580.007100%Home Run
1001001711952-07-17 (2)CLE@NYYVic Raschibehind 0-3t 41---1580.08122%Home Run
1011011811952-07-25CLEWSHBob Porterfieldtied 2-2b 40---1380.14170%Home Run
1021021911952-07-26CLEWSHJulio Morenotied 1-1b 31---1380.13366%Home Run
1031032011952-07-27 (1)CLEWSHConnie Marrerotied 1-1b 32---1380.13665%Home Run
1041042111952-08-01CLEPHABob Hoopertied 5-5b 101---1380.430100%Walk-OffHome Run
1051052211952-08-02CLEPHAJohnny Kucabbehind 3-6b 91---1380.0234%Home Run
1061062311952-08-03 (2)CLEPHACarl Scheibtied 0-0b 12---1380.11562%Home Run
1071072411952-08-06CLE@CHWBill Kennedytied 0-0t 111--2380.17868%Home Run; Avila Scores
1081082511952-08-08CLE@SLBEarl Harristbehind 6-9t 9012-3380.35750%IPHRHome Run; Mitchell Scores/unER; Avila Scores
1091092611952-08-09CLE@SLBTommy Byrnetied 2-2t 52---1380.15761%Home Run
1101102711952-08-20CLE@BOSDick Brodowskiahead 14-7t 71---1380.004100%Home Run
1111112811952-08-31CLE@CHWBilly Piercebehind 1-2t 521--2380.29161%Home Run; Avila Scores
1121122911952-09-03CLEDETHal Newhouserbehind 1-6b 51-233380.12323%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Avila Scores
1131133011952-09-06CLESLBBob Cainbehind 2-3b 311--2380.23866%Home Run; Avila Scores
1141143111952-09-19CLEDETHal Newhouserbehind 0-1b 111--2380.20164%Home Run; Avila Scores
1151153211952-09-28CLE@DETTed Graytied 0-0t 401--2380.19974%Home Run; Boone Scores
1953 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
116116111953-04-16CLE@DETArt Houttemanbehind 1-3t 32-2-2380.19446%Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Boone Scores
117117211953-05-01CLEBOSMarv Grissombehind 0-3b 40---1480.09630%Home Run (Deep RF)
118118311953-05-03 (2)CLEWSHWalt Mastersontied 2-2b 611--2580.26284%Home Run; Rosen Scores
119119411953-05-08CLE@SLBDon Larsenbehind 1-3t 62---1580.10928%Home Run
120120511953-05-23CLESLBDick Littlefieldahead 2-0b 311--2380.12189%Home Run (Deep RF); Avila Scores
121121611953-05-26CLEDETEarl Harristtied 8-8b 91---1380.422100%Walk-OffHome Run
122122711953-05-31CLE@DETArt Houttemanahead 2-0t 60---1380.08387%Home Run (CF-RF)
123123811953-06-04CLEBOSBill Kennedyahead 4-1b 521234380.09099%Home Run (Deep RF); Hegan Scores; Mitchell Scores; Avila Scores
124124911953-06-07 (1)CLEPHACarl Scheibahead 5-4b 511--2380.16788%Home Run; Avila Scores
1251251011953-06-22 (1)CLE@WSHSonny Dixonahead 3-2t 80---1580.11787%Home Run (Deep CF-RF)
1261261111953-06-22 (2)CLE@WSHWalt Mastersonahead 2-1t 621--2580.21585%Home Run (Deep RF); Rosen Scores
1271271211953-06-25CLE@BOSMel Parnellbehind 2-4t 601--2580.22550%Home Run (Deep RF); Easter Scores
1281281321953-06-25CLE@BOSEllis Kindertied 4-4t 711-33580.26788%Home Run (Deep CF); Strickland Scores; Glynn Scores
1291291411953-06-26CLE@NYYVic Raschiahead 4-0t 30---1580.04691%Home Run
1301301521953-06-26CLE@NYYVic Raschiahead 5-0t 501--2580.03198%Home Run; Easter Scores
1311311611953-07-06CLECHWSaul Rogovinahead 4-1b 60---1580.03895%Home Run
1321321711953-07-17CLEPHABobby Shantzahead 4-0b 61---1580.02397%Home Run
1331331811953-08-13CLECHWVirgil Trucksbehind 2-3b 92---1580.48953%Home Run
1341341911953-08-26CLEWSHJerry Laneahead 5-1b 511-33580.03699%Home Run (Deep RF); Mitchell Scores; Rosen Scores
1351352011953-08-31CLEBOSEllis Kinderbehind 3-6b 92---1580.0101%Home Run
1361362111953-09-06CLECHWVirgil Truckstied 2-2b 611--2580.26284%Home Run; Rosen Scores/unER
1371372211953-09-07 (2)CLESLBSatchel Paigebehind 1-5b 42--32580.13125%Home Run; Rosen Scores
1381382311953-09-10CLE@BOSMickey McDermottahead 1-0t 12-2-2580.15774%Home Run; Glynn Scores
1391392411953-09-13CLE@NYYVic Raschibehind 0-1t 21---1580.10948%Home Run
1401402521953-09-13CLE@NYYVic Raschitied 1-1t 42---1580.13759%Home Run
1411412611953-09-16CLE@PHAMarion Fricanoahead 2-0t 51-2-2580.12289%Home Run; Rosen Scores/unER; Doby Scores
1421422711953-09-20 (1)CLE@DETBilly Hoefttied 0-0t 42---1580.13559%Home Run
1431432811953-09-22CLE@CHWSandy Consuegraahead 5-2t 72---1580.05493%Home Run
1441442911953-09-23CLE@CHWSaul Rogovintied 3-3t 82---1580.28770%Home Run
1954 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
145145111954-04-21CLE@BALBob Turleybehind 0-1t 911--2580.68384%Home Run; Rosen Scores
146146211954-04-24CLE@DETSteve Gromektied 2-2t 42---1580.14059%Home Run (Deep RF)
147147311954-04-30CLE@NYYTom Morgantied 0-0t 201--2580.17471%Home Run; Rosen Scores
148148411954-05-29CLEDETRay Herberttied 0-0b 11--32380.13072%Home Run; Smith Scores
149149511954-06-02CLE@NYYAllie Reynoldsbehind 0-7t 321-33380.06810%Home Run; Smith Scores; Avila Scores
150150611954-06-06 (2)CLE@PHAMarion Fricanotied 0-0t 12---1380.10657%Home Run
151151711954-06-10CLE@WSHDean Stonebehind 2-8t 81-2-2380.0112%Home Run; Smith Scores
152152811954-06-11CLE@BOSWillard Nixontied 0-0t 10-233380.12876%Home Run; Smith Scores; Dente Scores/unER
153153911954-06-20 (2)CLEBOSWillard Nixonahead 6-1b 4112-3380.03299%Home Run; Smith Scores; Regalado Scores
1541541011954-06-23CLEPHABob Tricetied 0-0b 111--2380.17572%Home Run; Smith Scores
1551551111954-06-30CLE@BALDuane Pillettetied 0-0t 32---1380.13359%Home Run
1561561211954-07-02 (1)CLECHWVirgil Trucksbehind 0-1b 62---1380.19952%Home Run
1571571311954-07-02 (2)CLECHWDon Johnsontied 1-1b 52-233380.29988%Home Run; Wynn Scores; Avila Scores
1581581411954-07-03CLECHWSandy Consuegraahead 1-0b 32---1380.10875%Home Run
1591591511954-07-04CLECHWBob Keeganahead 1-0b 60---1380.10685%Home Run
1601601611954-07-20CLE@BOSWillard Nixonbehind 2-3t 50---1380.13750%Home Run
1611611711954-07-21CLE@BOSTom Brewerbehind 4-6t 511--2380.21647%Home Run; Avila Scores
1621621811954-07-23CLE@NYYEddie Lopatbehind 0-2t 62---1380.11227%Home Run
1631631921954-07-23CLE@NYYEddie Lopatahead 5-2t 80---1380.03297%Home Run
1641642011954-07-24CLE@NYYJohnny Saintied 3-3t 102-2-2380.45192%Home Run; Lemon Scores
1651652111954-07-30CLEWSHCamilo Pascualahead 5-3b 50---1380.07289%Home Run
1661662211954-07-31CLEWSHSpec Sheatied 0-0b 111--2380.17572%Home Run; Avila Scores
1671672311954-08-03CLENYYWhitey Fordtied 0-0b 12---1380.10762%Home Run
1681682411954-08-05CLENYYJohnny Sainbehind 0-5b 801--2380.0468%Home Run; Avila Scores
1691692511954-08-07CLEPHAJohnny Graytied 1-1b 5212-3380.32088%Home Run; Feller Scores; Smith Scores
1701702611954-08-08 (2)CLEPHAAlex Kellnerbehind 0-1b 101-33380.16374%Home Run; Smith Scores; Avila Scores
1711712711954-08-15 (1)CLEBALJoe Colemanbehind 0-2b 6112-3380.41573%Home Run; Smith Scores; Avila Scores
1721722811954-08-29 (1)CLE@BOSTom Brewerbehind 0-1t 6212-3380.41775%Home Run; Smith Scores; Avila Scores
1731732911954-09-02CLE@NYYWhitey Fordbehind 1-3t 91---1380.0518%Home Run
1741743011954-09-03CLE@CHWVirgil Truckstied 2-2t 70---1380.19970%Home Run
1751753111954-09-20CLECHWBob Keeganahead 2-0b 2212-3380.16792%Home Run; Naragon Scores/unER; Feller Scores/unER; Doby Scores/unER
1761763211954-09-21CLECHWMike Fornielesbehind 1-3b 621--2380.30952%Home Run; Avila Scores
1955 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
177177111955-04-18CLE@KCAEwell Blackwellbehind 8-9t 9212-3380.77391%Home Run; Altobelli Scores; Naragon Scores
178178211955-04-22CLEDETSteve Gromektied 0-0b 111--2380.16672%Home Run; Avila Scores
179179311955-04-24CLEDETFrank Larybehind 0-1b 12---1380.10351%Home Run
180180411955-05-29CLE@KCABobby Shantzahead 2-0t 60---1380.08387%Home Run
181181511955-06-11CLENYYTom Sturdivanttied 5-5b 50---1380.14171%Home Run
182182611955-06-12 (1)CLENYYBob Turleytied 0-0b 60---1380.16474%Home Run
183183711955-06-28CLEKCAArt Ditmarahead 4-1b 221-33580.12094%Home Run; Smith Scores; Rosen Scores
184184811955-07-01CLECHWBilly Piercetied 0-0b 50---1580.14171%Home Run
185185911955-07-04 (2)CLEDETSteve Gromektied 0-0b 20---1480.10466%Home Run
1861861021955-07-04 (2)CLEDETSteve Gromekbehind 2-5b 41---1480.09128%Home Run
1871871111955-07-07CLE@KCAArt Ceccarellibehind 0-1t 70---1580.19650%Home Run
1881881221955-07-07CLE@KCAArt Ceccarelliahead 4-1t 80---1580.03497%Home Run
1891891311955-07-10 (2)CLE@CHWVirgil Truckstied 0-0t 20---1480.10460%Home Run
1901901411955-07-14CLENYYTommy Byrnebehind 1-3b 32---1380.10739%Home Run
1911911511955-07-16CLEBOSFrank Sullivanbehind 0-1b 121--2480.19261%Home Run; Fain Scores
1921921611955-07-20CLEWSHChuck Stobbsbehind 1-2b 20---1580.10855%Home Run
1931931711955-07-26CLE@BOSFrank Sullivantied 0-0t 41---1580.12359%Home Run
1941941811955-08-17CLE@DETJim Bunningtied 0-0t 20---1580.10761%Home Run
1951951911955-08-21CLEKCAArt Ditmarbehind 1-4b 20---1580.08834%Home Run
1961962011955-09-03CLECHWBilly Piercetied 1-1b 40---1680.12569%Home Run
1971972121955-09-03CLECHWDixie Howellahead 3-1b 71---1680.06094%Home Run
1981982211955-09-05 (1)CLEKCAArt Ditmarbehind 1-4b 611-33480.30254%Home Run; Avila Scores; Woodling Scores
1991992311955-09-05 (2)CLEKCARay Herbertahead 8-0b 70---1680.001100%Home Run
2002002411955-09-07CLE@BALHal Brownahead 2-0t 52---1480.09483%Home Run
2012012521955-09-07CLE@BALEddie Lopatahead 3-0t 92-233480.026100%Home Run; Smith Scores; Young Scores
2022022611955-09-08CLE@BALTed Graytied 3-3t 100---1480.34885%Home Run
1956 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
203203111956-06-13CHW@NYYRip Colemantied 4-4t 51---1480.14662%Home Run
204204211956-06-17 (2)CHWWSHChuck Stobbsbehind 2-7b 711--2580.06110%Home Run; Philley Scores
205205311956-06-19CHWBALRay Mooreahead 4-1b 60---1580.04095%Home Run
206206411956-06-20CHWBALGeorge Zuverinkbehind 3-4b 42---1380.13551%Home Run (CF-RF)
207207511956-06-22CHWNYYTom Sturdivantahead 1-0b 51---1380.11079%Home Run
208208611956-06-24 (1)CHWNYYWhitey Fordtied 1-1b 111-33580.17879%Home Run; Minoso Scores; Philley Scores
209209711956-06-24 (2)CHWNYYMickey McDermottahead 1-0b 1112-3580.17585%Home Run; Fox Scores; Minoso Scores
210210811956-06-30CHW@CLERay Narleskiahead 7-1t 70---1580.00999%Home Run
211211911956-07-01 (1)CHW@CLEEarly Wynnbehind 2-3t 711-33480.35879%Home Run; Rivera Scores; Minoso Scores
2122121011956-07-24CHWNYYTom Sturdivantbehind 0-2b 121--2480.18351%Home Run; Minoso Scores
2132131111956-07-29 (1)CHWBOSDave Sislerahead 1-0b 3112-3380.18388%Home Run; Hatfield Scores; Fox Scores
2142141221956-07-29 (1)CHWBOSGeorge Susceahead 9-0b 821--2380.000100%Home Run; Hatfield Scores
2152151311956-08-04CHWBALHal Brownahead 10-4b 601--2380.009100%Home Run (CF-RF); Fox Scores
2162161411956-08-05 (2)CHWBALRay Moorebehind 1-2b 52---1380.15652%Home Run
2172171511956-08-14CHW@KCABobby Shantzahead 5-0t 201--2380.05095%Home Run; Fox Scores
2182181611956-08-16CHW@KCAAlex Kellnertied 0-0t 12---1380.09956%Home Run
2192191711956-09-03 (2)CHWDETSteve Gromektied 0-0b 11-2-2380.14971%Home Run; Hatfield Scores
2202201811956-09-09 (2)CHW@CLEHank Aguirretied 0-0t 111--2380.16366%Home Run; Fox Scores/unER
2212211911956-09-16 (2)CHWWSHBud Byerlyahead 4-2b 71--32380.05497%Home Run; Rivera Scores
2222222011956-09-18CHWNYYWhitey Fordtied 0-0b 12---1380.10161%Home Run
2232232111956-09-22CHWKCAJack Crimianahead 6-1b 21---1380.03194%Home Run
2242242211956-09-24CHW@DETSteve Gromekahead 11-2t 50-2-2380.003100%Home Run; Minoso Scores
2252252311956-09-26CHW@DETPaul Foytackbehind 0-4t 81---1380.0265%Home Run
2262262411956-09-29CHW@KCAGlenn Coxahead 2-1t 9212-3380.15598%Home Run; Aparicio Scores; Fox Scores
1957 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
227227111957-05-07CHWBOSTom Brewerbehind 1-4b 921--2480.0304%Home Run; Minoso Scores
228228211957-05-12CHW@DETPaul Foytackbehind 1-3t 60---1480.12133%Home Run
229229321957-05-12CHW@DETPaul Foytackbehind 2-3t 7112-3480.43481%Home Run; Fox Scores; Minoso Scores
230230411957-05-19CHW@BOSIke Delockahead 5-2t 82---1480.04096%Home Run
231231511957-06-30 (1)CHW@WSHChuck Stobbsbehind 1-4t 40---1580.08626%Home Run
232232611957-06-30 (2)CHW@WSHPedro Ramosbehind 0-5t 41---1480.0379%Home Run
233233711957-07-02CHW@DETFrank Larybehind 1-2t 8212-3480.61785%Home Run; Pierce Scores; Minoso Scores
234234811957-07-06CHWCLEBob Lemontied 0-0b 12--32480.17972%Home Run (LF Line); Torgeson Scores
235235911957-07-30CHW@WSHRuss Kemmerertied 0-0t 21---1580.11459%Home Run
2362361021957-07-30CHW@WSHRuss Kemmererahead 5-1t 82--32580.02399%Home Run; Torgeson Scores
2372371111957-08-01CHW@WSHChuck Stobbstied 0-0t 401234580.19189%Home Run (LF-CF); Fox Scores; Torgeson Scores; Minoso Scores
2382381211957-08-20 (2)CHWWSHChuck Stobbsahead 3-0b 301--2580.07494%Home Run; Dropo Scores
2392391311957-08-31CHW@KCAAl Aberahead 4-3t 50-2-2480.13685%Home Run; Torgeson Scores
2402401411957-09-03CHW@DETBilly Hoeftbehind 0-1t 21---1580.10948%Home Run
1958 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
241241111958-05-30 (1)CLE@KCARalph Terrytied 0-0t 21---1680.11259%Home Run
242242211958-05-31CLE@KCAJack Urbanbehind 1-3t 40---1380.11037%Home Run
243243311958-07-01CLE@CHWGerry Staleybehind 1-4t 8212-38PH0.36042%Home Run; Lemon Scores; Hardy Scores
244244411958-07-04 (1)CLEDETPaul Foytacktied 0-0b 1112-3470.22281%Home Run; Avila Scores; Power Scores
245245511958-07-05CLEKCARay Herbertahead 6-1b 71---1480.00799%Home Run
246246611958-07-11CLE@NYYBob Turleybehind 1-10t 801--2580.0020%Home Run; Power Scores
247247711958-08-10 (1)CLEKCAJack Urbanahead 1-0b 1212-3680.21586%Home Run; Nixon Scores; Minoso Scores
248248811958-08-24CLE@WSHPedro Ramosahead 2-0t 311--2380.13787%Home Run; Power Scores
249249911958-08-30CLE@KCANed Garvertied 4-4t 80---1380.25575%Home Run
2502501021958-08-30CLE@KCARay Herberttied 6-6t 140-2-2380.25893%Home Run; Power Scores
2512511111958-09-03CLEKCARay Herberttied 0-0b 11-2-2380.16273%Home Run; Vernon Scores
2522521211958-09-05CLECHWEarly Wynnbehind 0-1b 401--2380.22769%Home Run; Power Scores
2532531311958-09-26CLEDETHerb Mofordbehind 3-4b 80---1680.31360%Home Run

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on Baseball-Reference.com's Home Run Logs comes from the Tattersall/McConnell Home Run Log, a database of all homers hit in the major leagues since 1876. This project was begun in the 1940's by John C. Tattersall and was continued after Tattersall's death in 1981 by Bob McConnell, one of SABR's original 16 members. David Vincent, another SABR member, has since assumed the leadership of the project. Baseball-Reference.com has licensed this remarkable database from the Society for American Baseball Research. All credit for the data therein goes to the intrepid researchers who digitized this data from archival sources.

For years from 1914 to 2014, RetroSheet play-by-play data has been used whenever the home run occurred in a game for which we have complete play-by-play data.

There are a handful of cases where the home run logs totals do not agree with the totals on our player pages. We are working to reconcile all of those differences, but believe that in all cases the Home Run Encyclopedia is correct.