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Faye Throneberry

Maynard Faye Throneberry

Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: June 22, 1931 in Fisherville, TN
High School: Collierville HS (Collierville, TN)
Signed
by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1950. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 15, 1952 (Age 20.298)   vs. WSH 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1952 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Senators/RedSox/Angels 1952-1961

Final Game: July 19, 1961 (Age 30.027)   vs. MIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 26, 1999 in Memphis, TN
Buried: First Baptist Church Cemetery, Fisherville, TN
Relatives: Brother of Marv Throneberry
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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.

Faye Throneberry: 29 Career Home Runs

3 leading off, 0 walk-off, 3 tying, 12 go ahead
2 Tms
WSH17
BOS12
 
vs RHP26
vs LHP3
 
Away18
Home11
 
Leverage
High Lev5
Medium Lev12
Low Lev12
8 Opps
KCA6
NYY5
CHW5
BAL/SLB4
CLE3
DET3
WSH2
BOS1
20 Pitchers
Bob Turley3
Ned Garver3
Mudcat Grant2
Jim Wilson2
Early Wynn2
Paul Foytack2
Johnny Kucks2
Billy Pierce1
Cloyd Boyer1
Joe Coleman1
Don Johnson1
Chuck Stobbs1
Ray Narleski1
Wally Burnette1
Hal Brown1
Vic Raschi1
Leo Kiely1
Duane Pillette1
Gus Keriazakos1
Bob Keegan1
8 Parks
GriffithStad8
Comiskey Pk5
Fenway Pk5
Munic. Stad5
Yankee Stad2
Sprtsmn3/Busch2
Memor. Stad1
Tiger Stad1
Where Hit
916
88
Unk4
781
General field locations when available.
 
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms25
2·HR gms2
Gms w/ this # = 0 are not shown.
 
OrderPos
1st6
6th6
3rd5
7th4
2nd3
5th2
8th2
4th1
Outs
110
010
29
 
DefPos
RF18
LF8
CF3
Bases
---17
1--6
1233
-2-3
 
47 RBI
RISP6
0 on17
1 on9
3 on3
Any on12
Inning
15
23
33
42
52
64
75
84
91
 
1-311
4-68
7-end10
RelScore
+4..3
+31
+21
+13
Tied9
-15
-32
-4..5
 
Ahead8
Tied9
Behind12
Before event, for batter

Play By Play

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1952 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111952-04-17BOS@WSHDon Johnsonahead 1-0t 611234590.18596%Home Run (Deep RF); DiMaggio Scores; Pesky Scores; Dropo Scores
22211952-05-04BOSCLEEarly Wynntied 2-2b 321234690.30588%Home Run (Deep RF); Piersall Scores; Stephens Scores; Dropo Scores
33311952-05-17BOS@SLBNed Garvertied 0-0t 80---1690.25676%Home Run (Deep RF)
44411952-07-27 (2)BOS@SLBDuane Pillettetied 0-0t 101--2290.16070%Home Run; Goodman Scores
55511952-08-09BOS@NYYVic Raschitied 0-0t 32---1290.13159%Home Run
1955 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
66111955-04-15BOSNYYBob Turleybehind 0-3b 12---1370.08032%Home Run
77221955-04-15BOSNYYBob Turleybehind 2-6b 821--2370.07010%Home Run; Goodman Scores
88311955-04-17 (1)BOSBALJoe Colemanahead 9-5b 61-2-2370.03198%Home Run; Goodman Scores
99411955-04-27BOS@KCACloyd Boyerbehind 0-5t 41---1370.03910%Home Run
1010511955-06-28 (1)BOS@WSHChuck Stobbsahead 3-0t 70---1870.04595%Home Run (Deep RF)
1111611955-09-13 (2)BOSKCAGus Keriazakosbehind 5-6b 72-2-2490.41175%Home Run; Goodman Scores
1956 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
1212111956-04-21BOS@NYYBob Turleybehind 0-8t 511--2370.0173%Home Run; Klaus Scores
1957 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
1313111957-07-06WSHNYYJohnny Kucksbehind 4-10b 711--2170.0284%Home Run; Abernathy Scores
1414211957-07-15WSH@KCAWally Burnetteahead 2-0t 21---1780.08678%Home Run
1958 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
1515111958-06-29 (1)WSH@CHWBob Keeganahead 5-0t 91-2-2180.004100%Home Run (LF-CF); Aspromonte Scores
1616211958-06-29 (2)WSH@CHWEarly Wynntied 0-0t 10---1180.10360%Lead-OffHome Run
1717311958-09-14 (2)WSH@CHWJim Wilsontied 1-1t 20---1790.11161%Home Run
1818421958-09-14 (2)WSH@CHWJim Wilsontied 2-2t 41---1790.13761%Home Run
1959 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
1919111959-05-26WSH@BALHal Browntied 1-1t 621--2790.30276%Home Run (Deep RF); Becquer Scores
2020211959-06-06WSH@DETPaul Foytackbehind 0-1t 82---1190.25642%Home Run
2121311959-06-14 (1)WSHCLEMudcat Granttied 0-0b 10---1190.10165%Lead-OffHome Run (Deep RF)
2222411959-06-19WSHDETPaul Foytackbehind 0-1b 10---1190.10455%Lead-OffHome Run
2323511959-06-26WSH@KCANed Garverahead 1-0t 71---1690.13380%Home Run (Deep CF)
2424611959-06-30WSHBOSLeo Kielyahead 5-1b 80---1690.007100%Home Run (Deep CF)
2525711959-07-16WSHDETRay Narleskiahead 1-0b 20---1690.09475%Home Run
2626811959-07-27WSH@KCANed Garverbehind 2-5t 501234290.28464%Home Run (Deep RF); Consolo Scores/unER; Green Scores; Aspromonte Scores
2727911959-08-02 (1)WSH@CHWBilly Piercebehind 0-1t 31---1890.11848%Home Run (Deep RF)
28281011959-08-23 (2)WSH@KCAJohnny Kucksbehind 1-5t 72---1670.0326%Home Run (Deep RF)
1960 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
2929111960-08-03WSHCLEMudcat Grantbehind 2-3b 621--2590.36171%Home Run (Deep CF); Green Scores

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

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