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Monty Stratton

Monty Franklin Pierce Stratton (Gander)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: May 21, 1912 in Wagner, TX (All Transactions)
Debut: June 2, 1934 (Age 22.012, 6,444th in MLB history)   vs. DET 3.1 IP, 4 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1936 season [*]
Team: WhiteSox 1934-1938

Last Game: September 27, 1938 (Age 26.129)   vs. CLE 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: September 29, 1982 in Greenville, TX
Buried: Memory Land Cemetery, Greenville, TX
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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.

Monty Stratton: 4 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 0 walk-off, 0 tying, 0 go ahead, 4 lacking some details (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
1 Tm
vs RHP4
4 Opps
4 Pitchers
Vern Kennedy1
Lou Koupal1
Charlie Wagner1
Hod Lisenbee1
3 Parks
Comiskey Pk2
Fenway Pk1
Tiger Stad1
Where Hit
General field locations
when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms4
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
0 on3
3 on1
Any on1
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1936 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 1936-09-11 CHW PHA Hod Lisenbee b 7 --- 1 1
1937 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
2 2 1 1 1937-07-11 (2) CHW SLB Lou Koupal b 7 --- 1 1
1938 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
3 3 1 1 1938-06-10 CHW @ BOS Charlie Wagner t 2 --- 4 1
4 4 2 1 1938-07-08 (1) CHW @ DET Vern Kennedy t 2 --- 1 1

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on'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. 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 2015, 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.