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Jack Lohrke

Jack Wayne Lohrke (Lucky)

Positions: Third Baseman, Second Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: February 25, 1924 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: South Gate HS (South Gate, CA) (All Transactions)
Debut: April 18, 1947 (Age 23.052)   vs. BRO 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1947 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Phillies 1947-1953

Final Game: June 10, 1953 (Age 29.105)   vs. CHC 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 29, 2009 in San Jose, CA
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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.

Jack Lohrke: 22 Career Home Runs

2 leading off, 0 walk-off, 4 tying, 5 go ahead, 7 lacking some details
1 Tm
NYG22
 
vs RHP12
vs LHP10
 
Home17
Away5
 
Leverage
High Lev4
Medium Lev7
Low Lev4
6 Opps
PIT5
BSN5
BRO4
CIN4
PHI3
CHC1
20 Pitchers
Clyde Shoun2
Howie Fox2
Hugh Casey1
Kirby Higbe1
Glenn Elliott1
Preacher Roe1
Jocko Thompson1
Ralph Branca1
Herm Wehmeier1
Harry Taylor1
Johnny Vander Meer1
Warren Spahn1
Fritz Ostermueller1
Blix Donnelly1
Red Barrett1
Dutch Leonard1
Morrie Martin1
Bob Chipman1
Bob Chesnes1
Elmer Singleton1
4 Parks
Polo Grounds17
Forbes Fld3
Crosley Fld1
Shibe Pk1
Where Hit
Unk10
79
93
General field locations when available.
 
1 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms22
Gms w/ this # = 0 are not shown.
 
OrderPos
8th11
1st8
7th2
Unk1
Outs
Unk7
06
15
24
 
DefPos
3B14
2B5
SS3
Bases
---11
Unk7
1--4
 
28 RBI
0 on16
1 on6
Any on6
Inning
12
23
32
44
61
73
85
92
 
1-37
4-65
7-end10
RelScore
Tied5
-14
-22
-31
-4..3
Unk7
 
Tied5
Behind10
Unk7
Before event, for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1947 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 1947-06-09 NYG PIT Kirby Higbe behind 3-8 b 8 0 1-- 2 1 5 0.051 9% Home Run; Gordon Scores
2 2 2 1 1947-06-27 NYG PHI Dutch Leonard behind 2-5 b 4 2 1-- 2 8 5 0.188 38% Home Run; Gordon Scores
3 3 3 1 1947-08-02 (2) NYG @ PIT Fritz Ostermueller behind 3-4 t 7 1 --- 1 8 5 0.193 46% Home Run
4 4 4 1 1947-08-08 NYG BSN Clyde Shoun behind 4-5 b 9 1 --- 1 8 5 0.466 58% Home Run
5 5 5 1 1947-08-23 (1) NYG PIT Elmer Singleton tied 1-1 b 2 2 --- 1 8 5 0.109 62% Home Run
6 6 6 1 1947-09-01 (1) NYG BSN Red Barrett tied 1-1 b 8 0 --- 1 8 5 0.256 87% Home Run
7 7 7 1 1947-09-01 (2) NYG BSN Clyde Shoun b 4 1 8 5
8 8 8 1 1947-09-06 NYG BRO Ralph Branca behind 1-2 b 7 2 --- 1 8 5 0.239 52% IPHR Inside-the-park Home Run to LF
9 9 9 1 1947-09-09 NYG @ PIT Preacher Roe tied 1-1 t 9 2 1-- 2 8 5 0.483 91% Home Run; Gordon Scores
10 10 10 1 1947-09-13 (1) NYG @ CIN Johnny Vander Meer t 3 1 8 5
11 11 11 1 1947-09-21 (1) NYG PHI Blix Donnelly b 3 1 8 5
1948 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
12 12 1 1 1948-04-20 NYG BRO Hugh Casey behind 3-7 b 8 1 --- 1 7 5 0.031 6% Home Run
13 13 2 1 1948-04-22 NYG BRO Harry Taylor behind 1-2 b 4 0 --- 1 7 5 0.134 56% Home Run
14 14 3 1 1948-09-02 NYG @ PIT Bob Chesnes t 7 1 1 4
15 15 4 1 1948-09-18 NYG CIN Herm Wehmeier b 2 2 1 4
16 16 5 1 1948-10-02 (1) NYG BSN Warren Spahn b 4 2 1 4
1949 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
17 17 1 1 1949-05-11 NYG CIN Howie Fox behind 0-4 b 8 1 --- 1 1 6 0.031 6% Home Run
18 18 2 1 1949-05-31 NYG BRO Morrie Martin tied 0-0 b 1 0 --- 1 1 6 0.098 65% Lead-Off Home Run
19 19 3 1 1949-06-03 NYG CHC Bob Chipman behind 0-2 b 1 0 --- 1 1 4 0.096 45% Lead-Off Home Run
20 20 4 1 1949-06-06 NYG CIN Howie Fox behind 2-4 b 8 1 --- 1 1 4 0.122 24% Home Run
21 21 5 1 1949-06-30 (2) NYG BSN Glenn Elliott b 6 1 6
1951 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
22 22 1 1 1951-04-23 NYG @ PHI Jocko Thompson tied 0-0 t 2 0 1-- 2 8 5 0.166 70% Home Run; Westrum Scores

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