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Ron Northey

Ronald James Northey

Positions: Rightfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: April 26, 1920 in Mahanoy City, PA
High School: Frackville HS (Frackville, PA)
School: Duke University (Durham, NC)
Signed
by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1939. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1942 (Age 21.353)   vs. BSN 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1942 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Cardinals/WhiteSox/Cubs/Reds 1942-1957

Final Game: September 28, 1957 (Age 37.155)   vs. BRO 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 16, 1971 in Pittsburgh, PA
Buried: Fairfield Memorial Park, Stamford, CT
Relatives: Father of Scott Northey
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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.

Ron Northey: 108 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 0 walk-off, 8 tying, 21 go ahead, 52 lacking some details
5 Tms
PHI60
STL35
CIN5
CHC4
CHW4
 
vs RHP98
vs LHP10
 
Away62
Home46
 
Leverage
High Lev15
Medium Lev18
Low Lev23
12 Opps
BSN24
NYG22
PIT13
BRO11
CHC11
STL10
CIN8
PHI5
KCA1
CLE1
NYY1
DET1
72 Pitchers
Bill Voiselle6
Ted Wilks5
Larry Jansen4
Johnny Allen3
Kirby Higbe3
Murry Dickson3
Mort Cooper3
Jim Tobin3
Hank Wyse2
Clyde Shoun2
Elmer Riddle2
Xavier Rescigno2
Johnny Sain2
Hugh Casey2
Warren Spahn2
Hank Borowy2
Doyle Lade2
Al Javery2
Robin Roberts2
Harry Feldman2
12 Parks
Shibe Pk24
Sprtsmn3/Busch23
Polo Grounds14
Braves Fld14
Crosley Fld9
Ebbets Fld8
Wrigley Fld7
Forbes Fld5
Comiskey Pk1
ClevelandStd1
Yankee Stad1
Munic. Stad1
Where Hit
Unk68
938
81
891
General field locations
when available.
 
3 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms100
2·HR gms4
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
5th28
4th25
Unk22
6th9
3rd7
2nd7
8th4
7th3
9th3
Outs
Unk52
021
118
217
 
DefPos
RF92
PH9
LF4
3B2
CF1
Bases
Unk52
---32
1--10
1237
-2-5
12-2
 
176 RBI
RISP14
0 on63
1 on30
2 on7
3 on8
Any on45
Inning
110
212
310
413
517
615
78
88
913
Extra2
 
1-332
4-645
7-end31
RelScore
+4..3
+32
+23
+14
Tied16
-17
-27
-34
-4..10
Unk52
 
Ahead12
Tied16
Behind28
Unk52
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

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1942 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111942-04-18PHI@BROHugh Caseytied 1-1t 70---1690.21171%Home Run
22211942-04-30PHI@PITJohnny Lanningt 4179
33311942-07-04 (2)PHIBROJohnny Allentied 0-0b 22---1690.12964%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to RF
44411942-08-14PHI@NYGCarl Hubbellbehind 1-2t 50---1690.15450%Home Run
55511942-09-16 (1)PHICHCClaude Passeaub 8139IPHR
1943 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
66111943-05-18PHICHCHi Bithornbehind 2-3b 52---1290.18351%Home Run
77211943-06-03PHI@STLMurry Dicksont 4129
88311943-06-15 (1)PHIBSNRed Barretttied 0-0b 11---1290.11564%Home Run (Deep RF)
99411943-06-15 (2)PHIBSNDave Odomtied 0-0b 11---1290.11564%Home Run (Deep RF)
1010511943-07-25 (1)PHI@CINElmer Riddlet 1229
1111611943-08-06PHI@NYGJohnny Allent 7149
1212721943-08-06PHI@NYGJohnny Allent 9249
1313811943-08-12PHIPITXavier Rescignob 4249
1414911943-08-17PHICHCHank Wyseb 2149
15151011943-08-18 (2)PHISTLMurry Dicksonb 5149
16161111943-08-22 (1)PHICINElmer Riddlebehind 0-2b 20---1490.11342%Home Run
17171211943-09-11PHI@BROKirby Higbebehind 0-5t 42---1490.0338%Home Run
18181311943-09-15 (2)PHINYGHugh Eastbehind 0-6b 62---1490.0133%Home Run
19191411943-09-16 (1)PHI@BSNJim Tobinahead 6-0t 51---1490.01398%Home Run (Deep RF)
20201511943-09-19 (1)PHI@BSNJim Tobint 4159
21211611943-09-19 (2)PHI@BSNAl Javeryt 14159
1944 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
2222111944-05-05PHI@BROCurt Davistied 1-1t 521--2490.27174%Home Run; Adams Scores
2323211944-05-11PHI@CHCEd Hanyzewskit 3149
2424311944-05-12PHI@CHCPaul Derringert 1249
2525411944-05-16PHI@STLAl Jurisicht 5249
2626511944-05-21 (2)PHI@PITXavier Rescignot 5238
2727611944-06-03PHISTLTed Wilkstied 0-0b 20---1590.11366%Home Run
2828711944-06-11 (2)PHI@NYGHarry Feldmanbehind 0-1t 41---1590.13347%Home Run
2929811944-06-13 (2)PHIBSNNate Andrewsb 2159
3030911944-06-22 (1)PHI@BSNAl Javeryt 15159
31311011944-06-24PHI@BROCal McLishbehind 1-5t 401--2590.11826%Home Run; Wasdell Scores
32321111944-07-26PHISTLTed Wilksb 7159
33331211944-08-04PHI@NYGBill Voisellet 6159
34341311944-08-11PHI@STLTed Wilkst 3259
35351411944-08-13 (1)PHI@CHCBob Chipmant 2159
36361511944-08-22 (1)PHI@CINClyde Shount 8149
37371611944-08-25 (1)PHI@BSNJim Tobinbehind 4-7t 901234490.57384%Home Run (Deep RF); Mullen Scores; Adams Scores; Lupien Scores
38381711944-08-29PHI@BROHal Greggbehind 0-1t 62---1490.17644%Home Run
39391811944-09-14PHI@NYGBill Voisellet 2149
40401911944-09-17 (2)PHINYGJack Brewertied 4-4b 60---1490.17875%Home Run
41412011944-09-25 (1)PHICHCCharlie Gassawaybehind 4-6b 901--2490.45963%Home Run; Lupien Scores
42422111944-10-01 (2)PHIPITLen Gilmoreb 6149
43432221944-10-01 (2)PHIPITLen Gilmoreb 8249
1946 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
4444111946-04-16PHI@NYGBill Voisellet 829
4545211946-04-23PHINYGHarry Feldmanb 139
4646311946-05-21PHISTLTed Wilksb 619
4747411946-05-30 (2)PHINYGBob Carpentertied 1-1b 51---1290.17070%Home Run
4848511946-06-11PHI@CHCHank Wyset 119
4949611946-06-16 (1)PHIPITRip Sewelltied 0-0b 111--2390.18974%Home Run; Newsome Scores
5050711946-06-22 (2)PHICINHarry Gumbertbehind 0-2b 32---1390.11637%Home Run
5151811946-07-04 (1)PHI@BSNEd Wrightt 849
5252911946-07-04 (2)PHI@BSNMort Coopert 529
53531011946-07-14 (2)PHI@CINJoe Beggst 339
54541111946-07-17PHI@STLKen Burkharttied 0-0t 11-2-2390.16368%Home Run; Wyrostek Scores
55551221946-07-17PHI@STLTed Wilksahead 4-1t 50---1390.05891%Home Run
56561311946-08-14PHI@BSNMort Cooperbehind 0-4t 60---1390.05112%Home Run
57571411946-08-22 (1)PHI@STLMurry Dicksont 829
58581511946-09-05PHI@NYGBill Voisellet 319
59591611946-09-06PHI@NYGKen Trinklet 519
1947 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
6060111947-05-04 (2)STL@BSNMort Coopert 4267
6161221947-05-04 (2)STL@BSNGlenn Elliottt 6167
6262311947-05-11 (1)STL@PITHank Behrmanbehind 4-6t 801--2270.29150%Home Run; Schoendienst Scores
6363411947-05-14STLNYGLarry Jansenb 627
6464511947-06-13STLBROHarry Taylorahead 1-0b 32---1590.10273%Home Run
6565611947-06-14 (2)STLBRORex Barneytied 0-0b 20---1590.10265%Home Run
6666711947-06-29 (2)STLCINBucky Waltersb 129
6767811947-07-11 (1)STL@NYGLarry Jansentied 3-3t 71---16PH0.20466%Home Run
6868911947-07-20STL@BROHugh Caseyahead 2-0t 92---1590.05196%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to CF (Fly Ball)
69691011947-08-02STLPHIDutch Leonardb 919
70701111947-08-21 (2)STL@PHICharley Schanzt 7349
71711211947-08-31STL@CINBuddy Livelyt 419
72721311947-09-03STL@CHCDoyle Ladeahead 6-1t 9112348PH0.003100%Home Run; Kurowski Scores; Slaughter Scores; Marion Scores
73731411947-09-16STLNYGRay Poatb 9155
74741511947-09-17STLBSNClyde Shounbehind 6-10b 91-2-2550.0265%Home Run; Slaughter Scores
1948 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
7575111948-05-30 (2)STL@PITElmer Singletonbehind 1-5t 6012349PH0.26150%Home Run; Jones Scores; Garagiola Scores; Marion Scores
7676211948-06-12STLNYGLarry Jansenahead 3-2b 50---1590.10381%Home Run
7777311948-06-18STL@NYGAlex Konikowskit 519
7878411948-06-25STL@BRORalph Brancabehind 1-3t 90---1590.09017%Home Run
7979511948-08-01STL@BSNNels Potterahead 4-2t 60-2-2590.09192%Home Run; Slaughter Scores
8080611948-08-04 (2)STL@NYGLarry Jansenahead 1-0t 911--2590.12696%Home Run; Slaughter Scores
8181711948-08-15 (2)STL@PITTiny Bonhamt 529
8282811948-08-21STLPITKirby Higbeahead 4-1b 421234590.11198%Home Run; Marion Scores; Musial Scores; Slaughter Scores
8383911948-09-01STLPHIRobin Robertsb 519
84841011948-09-21 (1)STL@BSNJohnny Sainbehind 2-5t 61---1590.07518%Home Run
85851111948-09-30 (1)STLPITBob Chesnesb 1149
86861211948-10-01STLCHCDoyle Ladeb 339
87871311948-10-02STLCHCHank Borowyb 219
1949 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
8888111949-05-05STL@PHIHank Borowytied 2-2t 90---1590.33984%Home Run
8989211949-06-23STLNYGClint Hartungb 219
9090311949-08-04STLBSNJohnny Sainb 319
9191411949-08-27 (2)STL@NYGKirby Higbet 339
9292511949-08-29STL@BSNBill Voiselleahead 4-2t 711234590.10198%Home Run; Marion Scores; Musial Scores; Slaughter Scores
9393611949-09-17STLBSNBill Voisellebehind 0-3b 21---1590.08532%Home Run
9494711949-09-18STLPHIRobin Robertstied 2-2b 301234590.16389%Home Run; Marion Scores; Musial Scores; Slaughter Scores
1950 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
9595111950-04-29CINPITWindy McCallahead 9-1b 61---1590.002100%Home Run
9696211950-04-30 (2)CINPITMel Queenbehind 0-1b 701--2590.34479%Home Run; Kluszewski Scores
9797311950-05-05CINBSNWarren Spahnbehind 0-13b 92---1790.0000%Home Run
9898411950-05-06CINBSNNormie Roybehind 5-13b 52---1490.0082%Home Run
9999511950-05-23CIN@BSNNormie Roybehind 0-1t 20---1490.10650%Home Run
100100611950-06-10CHCBSNDick Donovanbehind 4-6b 5012-3690.28471%Home Run; Sauer Scores; Pafko Scores
101101711950-06-11 (2)CHCBSNWarren Spahntied 1-1b 42---1690.13565%Home Run
102102811950-06-18 (2)CHC@NYGDave Koslobehind 1-8t 421--2690.0366%Home Run; Sauer Scores
103103911950-09-18CHC@BRODan Bankheadahead 4-3t 7212348PH0.25496%Home Run; Sauer Scores; Pafko Scores; Terwilliger Scores
1955 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
104104111955-09-04 (2)CHW@CLEMike Garciabehind 1-4t 62-2-27PH0.16028%Home Run; Dropo Scores
1956 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
105105111956-04-20CHW@KCATom Gormantied 3-3t 91-2-28PH0.35891%Home Run; Phillips Scores
106106211956-06-13CHW@NYYBob Turleybehind 1-3t 4112-39PH0.28560%Home Run; Hatfield Scores; Aparicio Scores
107107311956-09-03 (1)CHWDETVirgil Trucksbehind 3-8b 611--29PH0.07814%Home Run; Aparicio Scores
1957 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
108108111957-07-30PHI@CINHersh Freemanbehind 4-5t 821--28PH0.51370%Home Run; Repulski Scores

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

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