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Vern Stephens

Vernon Decatur Stephens (Junior, Buster or Little Slug)

Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: October 23, 1920 in McAllister, NM
High School: Polytechnic HS (Long Beach, CA)
School: Long Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
Signed
by the St. Louis Browns as an amateur free agent in 1938. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 13, 1941 (Age 20)   vs. BOS 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Teams (by GP): Browns/RedSox/Orioles/WhiteSox 1941-1955

Final Game: June 30, 1955 (Age 34)   vs. DET 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: November 4, 1968 in Long Beach, CA
Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Long Beach, 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.

Vern Stephens: 247 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 6 walk-off, 15 tying, 54 go ahead, 88 lacking some details
3 Tms
BOS122
BAL/SLB121
CHW4
 
vs RHP187
vs LHP60
 
Home137
Away110
 
Leverage
High Lev42
Medium Lev55
Low Lev59
8 Opps
DET45
CHW42
PHA35
NYY35
CLE30
WSH25
BOS20
SLB15
123 Pitchers
Dizzy Trout7
Fred Hutchinson7
Eddie Lopat6
Art Houtteman6
Ned Garver6
Billy Pierce5
Ted Gray5
Carl Scheib5
Randy Gumpert5
Phil Marchildon4
Hal Newhouser4
Virgil Trucks4
Early Wynn4
Ray Scarborough4
Vic Raschi4
Jim Bagby4
Russ Christopher4
Dick Fowler3
Alex Kellner3
Bob Kuzava3
10 Parks
Fenway Pk84
Sprtsmn3/Busch69
Tiger Stad24
Comiskey Pk18
Shibe Pk15
Yankee Stad15
ClevelandStd12
Memor. Stad5
GriffithStad3
League Pk II2
Where Hit
7119
Unk118
95
783
81
891
General field locations when available.
 
2 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms203
2·HR gms22
Gms w/ this # = 0 are not shown.
 
OrderPos
4th127
Unk51
5th48
3rd11
6th6
2nd2
7th1
9th1
Outs
Unk91
259
157
040
 
DefPos
SS213
3B33
PH1
Bases
Unk91
---65
1--41
12-21
-2-15
1238
--33
1-32
-231
 
435 RBI
RISP50
0 on114
1 on88
2 on35
3 on10
Any on133
Inning
132
222
330
432
517
632
721
831
923
Extra7
 
1-384
4-681
7-end82
RelScore
+4..17
+39
+214
+120
Tied38
-119
-212
-39
-4..21
Unk88
 
Ahead60
Tied38
Behind61
Unk88
Before event, for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1942 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 1942-04-15 SLB @ CHW Buck Ross t 9 3 6
2 2 2 1 1942-04-16 SLB @ CHW Joe Haynes t 9 2 6
3 3 3 1 1942-05-06 SLB @ PHA Roger Wolff t 6 3 6
4 4 4 1 1942-05-31 (1) SLB CLE Jim Bagby behind 2-3 b 6 2 --- 1 6 6 0.197 52% Home Run
5 5 5 1 1942-06-09 SLB @ BOS Oscar Judd t 6 2 6
6 6 6 1 1942-06-27 SLB WSH Alex Carrasquel b 3 1 6 6
7 7 7 1 1942-07-04 (1) SLB @ CHW Eddie Smith t 4 3 6
8 8 8 1 1942-07-04 (2) SLB @ CHW Bill Dietrich t 4 1 6 6
9 9 9 1 1942-07-23 SLB PHA Russ Christopher b 7 1 6
10 10 10 1 1942-07-24 (1) SLB BOS Ken Chase b 7 1 6
11 11 11 1 1942-07-29 SLB WSH Walt Masterson b 2 1 6
12 12 12 1 1942-09-04 (1) SLB CLE Chubby Dean b 2 2 6
13 13 13 1 1942-09-04 (2) SLB CLE Mel Harder b 1 2 6
14 14 14 1 1942-09-13 (2) SLB PHA Dick Fowler b 7 1 6
1943 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
15 15 1 1 1943-05-08 SLB CLE Mel Harder b 4 2 5 6
16 16 2 1 1943-06-04 SLB @ NYY Spud Chandler behind 0-2 t 4 1 --- 1 4 6 0.111 33% Home Run
17 17 3 2 1943-06-04 SLB @ NYY Spud Chandler behind 1-2 t 6 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.331 66% Home Run; Byrnes Scores
18 18 4 1 1943-06-12 SLB @ CLE Jack Salveson t 1 1 4 6
19 19 5 1 1943-06-15 SLB @ CHW Johnny Humphries t 8 2 4 6
20 20 6 1 1943-06-18 SLB @ DET Hal White t 3 2 4 6
21 21 7 2 1943-06-18 SLB @ DET Stubby Overmire t 7 1 4 6
22 22 8 1 1943-06-24 (2) SLB CHW Buck Ross b 6 1 4 6
23 23 9 1 1943-06-25 SLB DET Dizzy Trout b 4 2 4 6
24 24 10 1 1943-07-05 (2) SLB NYY Jim Turner behind 2-8 b 8 2 12- 3 4 6 0.028 3% Home Run; Chartak Scores/unER; Laabs Scores/unER; Stephens Scores/unER
25 25 11 1 1943-07-09 SLB BOS Tex Hughson b 7 1 4 6
26 26 12 1 1943-07-11 (1) SLB BOS Dick Newsome b 6 2 3 6
27 27 13 1 1943-07-15 SLB CLE Jim Bagby b 4 2 4 6
28 28 14 1 1943-07-22 SLB @ NYY Atley Donald t 1 2 4 6
29 29 15 1 1943-08-22 (1) SLB WSH Early Wynn b 1 3 5 6
30 30 16 1 1943-08-25 SLB WSH Bill LeFebvre b 1 3 5 6
31 31 17 1 1943-08-29 (1) SLB DET Virgil Trucks b 1 1 5 6
32 32 18 2 1943-08-29 (1) SLB DET Virgil Trucks b 6 1 5 6
33 33 19 1 1943-09-14 (1) SLB CLE Jim Bagby b 2 1 5 6
34 34 20 2 1943-09-14 (1) SLB CLE Jim Bagby b 6 1 5 6
35 35 21 1 1943-09-29 (1) SLB @ BOS Tex Hughson tied 2-2 t 11 0 --- 1 5 6 0.353 85% Home Run (Deep LF)
36 36 22 2 1943-09-29 (1) SLB @ BOS Tex Hughson tied 3-3 t 13 1 --- 1 5 6 0.394 84% Home Run (Deep LF)
1944 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
37 37 1 1 1944-04-18 SLB @ DET Dizzy Trout t 9 1 6
38 38 2 1 1944-04-30 (2) SLB @ CHW Eddie Lopat t 7 1 6
39 39 3 1 1944-05-07 (1) SLB @ CLE Mike Naymick t 7 2 6
40 40 4 1 1944-05-17 (2) SLB @ BOS Emmett O'Neill t 3 2 6
41 41 5 1 1944-06-04 (1) SLB PHA Bobo Newsom b 6 1 6
42 42 6 1 1944-06-20 (1) SLB CHW Eddie Lopat b 8 1 6
43 43 7 1 1944-06-21 SLB CHW Buck Ross b 8 2 6
44 44 8 1 1944-06-30 SLB @ NYY Joe Page tied 0-0 t 1 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.194 67% Home Run; McQuinn Scores
45 45 9 1 1944-07-06 SLB @ PHA Woody Wheaton t 1 3 6
46 46 10 1 1944-07-23 (2) SLB BOS Joe Bowman b 4 4 6
47 47 11 1 1944-07-31 SLB WSH Roger Wolff b 2 1 6
48 48 12 1 1944-08-13 (1) SLB @ BOS Mike Ryba t 1 2 6
49 49 13 2 1944-08-13 (1) SLB @ BOS Clem Hausmann t 8 1 6
50 50 14 1 1944-08-15 SLB @ BOS Yank Terry behind 1-5 t 6 1 123 4 4 6 0.313 47% Home Run (Deep LF); Byrnes Scores; Gutteridge Scores; McQuinn Scores
51 51 15 1 1944-08-17 SLB @ PHA Carl Scheib t 7 1 6
52 52 16 1 1944-08-30 SLB @ CLE Joe Heving t 6 1 6
53 53 17 1 1944-09-04 (2) SLB CLE Ed Klieman b 1 2 6
54 54 18 1 1944-09-15 SLB CHW Orval Grove b 6 1 6
55 55 19 1 1944-09-17 (1) SLB CHW Bill Dietrich b 1 2 4 6
56 56 20 1 1944-10-01 SLB NYY Hank Borowy ahead 4-2 b 8 0 --- 1 4 6 0.032 97% Home Run (Deep RF)
1945 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
57 57 1 1 1945-04-26 SLB @ CLE Al Smith t 4 1 4 6
58 58 2 1 1945-04-29 (1) SLB CHW Thornton Lee b 8 1 4 6
59 59 3 1 1945-05-05 SLB @ DET Dizzy Trout t 4 1 4 6
60 60 4 1 1945-05-10 SLB WSH Marino Pieretti ahead 7-2 b 6 1 -2- 2 4 6 0.014 99% Home Run; Kreevich Scores
61 61 5 1 1945-05-12 SLB PHA Charlie Gassaway b 6 1 4 6
62 62 6 1 1945-05-13 (1) SLB PHA Lou Knerr b 4 1 4 6
63 63 7 1 1945-05-18 SLB NYY Hank Borowy b 3 4 4 6
64 64 8 1 1945-05-26 SLB @ BOS Oscar Judd t 1 2 4 6
65 65 9 1 1945-06-14 SLB @ DET Dizzy Trout behind 0-1 t 4 2 4 6
66 66 10 2 1945-06-14 SLB @ DET Dizzy Trout tied 2-2 t 9 1 4 6
67 67 11 1 1945-06-24 (2) SLB DET Walter Wilson b 6 1 4 6
68 68 12 1 1945-06-27 SLB NYY Bill Bevens behind 1-7 b 9 1 4 6
69 69 13 1 1945-06-28 SLB NYY Jim Turner b 7 1 4 6
70 70 14 1 1945-07-14 SLB @ PHA Lou Knerr behind 1-5 t 5 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.111 20% Home Run; McQuinn Scores
71 71 15 1 1945-08-03 SLB CLE Al Smith b 4 1 4 6
72 72 16 1 1945-08-10 (2) SLB PHA Charlie Gassaway b 6 2 5 6
73 73 17 1 1945-08-13 (1) SLB WSH Mickey Haefner behind 0-1 b 4 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.277 66% Home Run; Laabs Scores
74 74 18 1 1945-08-19 (1) SLB BOS Dave Ferriss b 1 2 6
75 75 19 1 1945-08-27 SLB CHW Eddie Lopat b 5 2 6
76 76 20 1 1945-09-02 (2) SLB @ CHW Frank Papish t 4 1 3 6
77 77 21 1 1945-09-10 (1) SLB @ PHA Russ Christopher tied 1-1 t 7 2 -2- 2 5 6 0.339 82% Home Run; Moore Scores
78 78 22 1 1945-09-12 SLB @ BOS Mike Ryba tied 0-0 t 4 1 -2- 2 4 6 0.207 73% Home Run (Deep LF); Finney Scores
79 79 23 1 1945-09-16 (1) SLB @ NYY Tiny Bonham t 8 3 5 6
80 80 24 1 1945-09-19 (2) SLB @ NYY Bill Bevens t 7 1 5 6
1946 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
81 81 1 1 1946-04-27 SLB @ CHW Orval Grove tied 0-0 t 4 1 --- 1 3 6 0.142 62% Home Run
82 82 2 1 1946-05-06 (1) SLB @ BOS Dave Ferriss tied 0-0 t 1 1 1-- 2 3 6 0.174 68% Home Run; Grace Scores
83 83 3 1 1946-06-05 SLB @ BOS Bill Butland t 1 2 6
84 84 4 1 1946-06-09 (1) SLB @ PHA Lum Harris ahead 5-2 t 6 2 --- 1 3 6 0.058 92% Home Run (Deep LF)
85 85 5 1 1946-06-15 SLB NYY Johnny Murphy behind 2-3 b 9 0 123 4 3 6 0.263 100% Walk-Off Home Run; Laabs Scores; Dillinger Scores/unER; Grace Scores
86 86 6 1 1946-06-16 (2) SLB NYY Randy Gumpert b 6 1 6
87 87 7 1 1946-06-17 SLB BOS Mickey Harris b 4 1 6
88 88 8 1 1946-06-23 (2) SLB WSH Al LaMacchia b 8 2 3 6
89 89 9 1 1946-07-30 SLB WSH Mickey Haefner behind 0-2 b 6 0 --- 1 3 6 0.139 38% Home Run
90 90 10 1 1946-09-03 (2) SLB CLE Charlie Gassaway behind 0-1 b 1 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.203 62% Home Run; Christman Scores
91 91 11 1 1946-09-08 (2) SLB @ CLE Bob Feller t 2 1 6
92 92 12 1 1946-09-24 (1) SLB @ DET Fred Hutchinson t 7 2 6
93 93 13 1 1946-09-25 SLB @ DET Art Houtteman t 4 2 6
94 94 14 1 1946-09-26 SLB @ DET Lou Kretlow t 9 1 5 6
1947 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
95 95 1 1 1947-04-27 (2) SLB CHW Frank Papish b 8 3 6
96 96 2 1 1947-04-30 SLB NYY Allie Reynolds b 3 1 6
97 97 3 1 1947-05-16 SLB @ BOS Fritz Dorish behind 5-12 t 9 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.001 0% Home Run; Witte Scores
98 98 4 1 1947-06-01 SLB PHA Phil Marchildon tied 2-2 b 3 2 --3 2 5 6 0.206 75% Home Run; Heath Scores
99 99 5 1 1947-06-06 SLB NYY Allie Reynolds b 6 2 6
100 100 6 1 1947-06-08 (1) SLB NYY Karl Drews ahead 3-1 b 3 1 1-3 3 5 6 0.115 94% Home Run; Lehner Scores; Heath Scores
101 101 7 1 1947-06-24 SLB @ PHA Phil Marchildon behind 0-3 t 3 0 123 4 4 6 0.247 62% Home Run; Dillinger Scores; Coleman Scores/unER; Heath Scores/unER
102 102 8 1 1947-07-01 SLB CLE Steve Gromek behind 2-9 b 8 0 --- 1 3 6 0.005 1% Home Run
103 103 9 1 1947-07-13 (1) SLB WSH Sid Hudson b 7 1 6
104 104 10 2 1947-07-13 (1) SLB WSH Sid Hudson b 9 1 6
105 105 11 1 1947-07-27 (2) SLB @ BOS Dave Ferriss t 8 1 6
106 106 12 1 1947-07-29 SLB @ WSH Scott Cary ahead 6-2 t 9 0 1-- 2 5 6 0.008 100% IPHR Inside-the-park Home Run to CF; Heath Scores
107 107 13 1 1947-08-17 (2) SLB CLE Al Gettel behind 1-4 b 6 2 1-- 2 5 6 0.196 32% Home Run; Thompson Scores
108 108 14 1 1947-08-29 SLB DET Fred Hutchinson b 9 1 6
109 109 15 1 1947-08-31 (1) SLB DET Hal Newhouser b 2 1 6
1948 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
110 110 1 1 1948-04-19 (1) BOS PHA Phil Marchildon ahead 1-0 b 2 0 --- 1 5 6 0.087 74% Home Run
111 111 2 1 1948-05-02 BOS NYY Joe Page ahead 6-1 b 8 2 --- 1 4 6 0.004 100% Home Run
112 112 3 1 1948-05-05 BOS DET Dizzy Trout tied 3-3 b 11 1 --- 1 4 6 0.412 100% Walk-Off Home Run
113 113 4 1 1948-05-11 BOS CHW Glen Moulder ahead 1-0 b 2 0 --- 1 5 6 0.087 74% Home Run
114 114 5 2 1948-05-11 BOS CHW Glen Moulder ahead 3-0 b 3 1 --- 1 5 6 0.059 88% Home Run
115 115 6 1 1948-05-25 BOS @ SLB Sam Zoldak behind 0-2 t 3 0 --- 1 7 6 0.097 39% Home Run
116 116 7 1 1948-06-01 BOS @ PHA Phil Marchildon ahead 2-0 t 3 1 -2- 2 5 6 0.121 84% Home Run; Spence Scores
117 117 8 1 1948-06-06 (1) BOS DET Virgil Trucks behind 2-4 b 8 1 1-- 2 5 6 0.376 57% Home Run; Williams Scores
118 118 9 1 1948-06-06 (2) BOS DET Fred Hutchinson ahead 10-4 b 6 1 --- 1 5 6 0.008 99% Home Run
119 119 10 1 1948-06-17 BOS @ CLE Steve Gromek ahead 4-3 t 2 2 -2- 2 5 6 0.166 75% Home Run; Williams Scores/unER; Stephens Scores/unER
120 120 11 1 1948-06-20 BOS @ DET Hal Newhouser t 9 3 4 6
121 121 12 1 1948-06-22 BOS @ CHW Howie Judson ahead 8-6 t 8 0 1-- 2 5 6 0.082 96% Home Run; Spence Scores
122 122 13 1 1948-06-25 BOS @ SLB Bryan Stephens ahead 2-1 t 3 2 12- 3 5 6 0.233 83% Home Run; DiMaggio Scores; Spence Scores
123 123 14 1 1948-06-30 BOS @ NYY Vic Raschi ahead 3-2 t 6 0 --- 1 4 6 0.119 78% Home Run
124 124 15 1 1948-07-01 BOS @ NYY Frank Hiller behind 3-9 t 8 2 12- 3 4 6 0.028 4% Home Run; Pesky Scores; Williams Scores
125 125 16 1 1948-07-07 BOS WSH Ray Scarborough ahead 2-1 b 3 2 1-- 2 5 6 0.170 81% Home Run; Spence Scores
126 126 17 1 1948-07-10 BOS @ PHA Bill McCahan tied 0-0 t 1 2 12- 3 5 6 0.240 73% Home Run; Moses Scores; Spence Scores
127 127 18 1 1948-07-16 BOS DET Al Benton ahead 4-3 b 8 0 --- 1 4 6 0.074 93% Home Run
128 128 19 1 1948-07-22 (1) BOS CHW Bob Gillespie tied 0-0 b 1 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.174 70% Home Run; Spence Scores
129 129 20 1 1948-07-22 (2) BOS CHW Howie Judson b 3 2 6
130 130 21 1 1948-07-31 BOS @ CLE Russ Christopher behind 5-6 t 8 1 12- 3 4 6 0.503 85% Home Run; DiMaggio Scores; Pesky Scores
131 131 22 1 1948-08-01 (1) BOS @ CLE Bob Lemon behind 1-12 t 8 1 --- 1 4 6 0.000 0% Home Run
132 132 23 1 1948-08-06 BOS @ CHW Bill Wight behind 0-1 t 6 2 12- 3 4 6 0.421 75% Home Run; Pesky Scores; Spence Scores
133 133 24 1 1948-08-20 (1) BOS WSH Ray Scarborough behind 1-4 b 9 2 12- 3 4 6 0.493 54% Home Run; Pesky Scores; Williams Scores
134 134 25 1 1948-08-21 BOS WSH Dick Welteroth behind 1-3 b 3 1 --- 1 4 6 0.104 42% Home Run
135 135 26 2 1948-08-21 BOS WSH Dick Welteroth behind 2-3 b 4 2 123 4 4 6 0.365 83% Home Run; Kinder Scores; DiMaggio Scores; Pesky Scores
136 136 27 1 1948-08-24 BOS CLE Russ Christopher behind 7-8 b 9 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.774 100% Walk-Off Home Run; Pesky Scores
137 137 28 1 1948-09-20 BOS @ DET Fred Hutchinson ahead 6-2 t 9 1 --- 1 4 6 0.011 99% Home Run
138 138 29 1 1948-10-03 BOS NYY Vic Raschi ahead 6-4 b 6 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.103 94% Home Run; Pesky Scores
1949 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
139 139 1 1 1949-04-23 BOS NYY Fred Sanford tied 0-0 b 2 0 --- 1 4 6 0.098 65% Home Run
140 140 2 2 1949-04-23 BOS NYY Fred Sanford behind 3-6 b 4 2 123 4 4 6 0.378 64% Home Run; Ferriss Scores/unER; Pesky Scores/unER; Williams Scores/unER; Stephens Scores/unER
141 141 3 1 1949-04-27 BOS PHA Carl Scheib tied 0-0 b 1 1 12- 3 4 6 0.196 78% Home Run (Deep LF); DiMaggio Scores; Pesky Scores
142 142 4 2 1949-04-27 BOS PHA Carl Scheib behind 4-6 b 5 0 1-- 2 4 6 0.212 57% Home Run (Deep LF); Williams Scores
143 143 5 1 1949-05-01 BOS @ NYY Allie Reynolds ahead 3-0 t 3 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.104 90% Home Run; Williams Scores
144 144 6 1 1949-05-03 BOS @ DET Fred Hutchinson ahead 1-0 t 1 1 --3 2 4 6 0.111 75% Home Run; Williams Scores
145 145 7 1 1949-05-08 (1) BOS @ SLB Ned Garver tied 0-0 t 4 0 --- 1 4 6 0.117 62% Home Run
146 146 8 1 1949-05-12 BOS @ CHW Randy Gumpert tied 1-1 t 11 2 --- 1 4 6 0.412 81% Home Run (Deep RF)
147 147 9 1 1949-05-17 BOS CHW Randy Gumpert behind 2-3 b 8 1 -2- 2 4 6 0.463 84% Home Run (Deep LF); Williams Scores
148 148 10 1 1949-05-21 BOS CLE Al Benton ahead 1-0 b 4 0 1-- 2 4 6 0.137 85% Home Run; Williams Scores
149 149 11 1 1949-05-23 BOS DET Ted Gray tied 0-0 b 3 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.199 73% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Williams Scores
150 150 12 1 1949-06-02 BOS @ CLE Bob Lemon behind 1-7 t 4 0 --- 1 4 6 0.030 8% Home Run
151 151 13 1 1949-06-05 (2) BOS @ DET Art Houtteman behind 3-11 t 9 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.001 0% Home Run; Williams Scores
152 152 14 1 1949-06-06 BOS @ DET Lou Kretlow behind 2-5 t 7 1 12- 3 4 6 0.303 46% Home Run; Pesky Scores; Williams Scores
153 153 15 1 1949-06-12 (1) BOS @ CHW Max Surkont t 4 3 6
154 154 16 1 1949-06-17 (2) BOS CHW Bill Wight ahead 6-2 b 4 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.064 96% Home Run; Williams Scores
155 155 17 1 1949-06-29 BOS NYY Cuddles Marshall ahead 4-1 b 2 2 -2- 2 4 6 0.097 90% Home Run (Deep LF); Williams Scores
156 156 18 1 1949-07-03 BOS @ PHA Alex Kellner behind 2-5 t 8 0 --- 1 4 6 0.066 14% Home Run
157 157 19 1 1949-07-04 (1) BOS @ NYY Vic Raschi behind 1-2 t 5 2 --- 1 4 6 0.139 45% Home Run
158 158 20 1 1949-07-08 BOS PHA Dick Fowler ahead 2-0 b 3 2 -2- 2 4 6 0.126 87% Home Run; Williams Scores
159 159 21 1 1949-07-15 BOS @ DET Hal Newhouser tied 0-0 t 1 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.179 65% Home Run; Williams Scores
160 160 22 1 1949-07-17 (1) BOS @ CLE Early Wynn tied 0-0 t 4 0 1-- 2 4 6 0.186 73% Home Run; Williams Scores
161 161 23 1 1949-07-17 (2) BOS @ CLE Al Benton tied 1-1 t 9 0 --- 1 4 6 0.334 83% Home Run
162 162 24 1 1949-07-22 BOS @ SLB Ned Garver t 2 1 6
163 163 25 1 1949-07-26 BOS CHW Alex Carrasquel ahead 1-0 b 8 0 1-- 2 4 6 0.089 97% Home Run; Williams Scores
164 164 26 1 1949-08-05 BOS DET Ted Gray ahead 3-0 b 6 0 --- 1 4 6 0.042 94% Home Run
165 165 27 1 1949-08-07 BOS DET Art Houtteman behind 2-6 b 9 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.030 5% Home Run; Williams Scores
166 166 28 1 1949-08-10 BOS NYY Eddie Lopat behind 1-3 b 6 2 --- 1 4 6 0.126 34% Home Run
167 167 29 1 1949-08-12 (1) BOS WSH Ray Scarborough tied 3-3 b 5 1 12- 3 4 6 0.248 86% Home Run; Pesky Scores; Williams Scores
168 168 30 1 1949-08-13 BOS WSH Joe Haynes tied 1-1 b 12 1 123 4 4 6 0.161 100% Walk-Off Home Run; Kinder Scores; Pesky Scores/unER; Williams Scores
169 169 31 1 1949-08-14 (2) BOS WSH Paul Calvert ahead 1-0 b 3 2 -23 3 4 6 0.198 87% Home Run; Williams Scores; Pesky Scores
170 170 32 1 1949-08-25 BOS @ CHW Billy Pierce behind 1-8 t 5 0 --- 1 4 6 0.015 4% Home Run (Deep LF)
171 171 33 2 1949-08-25 BOS @ CHW Billy Pierce behind 2-8 t 7 0 --- 1 4 6 0.015 3% Home Run (Deep LF)
172 172 34 1 1949-08-27 BOS @ CHW Howie Judson t 5 1 6
173 173 35 1 1949-08-30 BOS @ DET Fred Hutchinson tied 0-0 t 2 0 --- 1 4 6 0.102 60% Home Run
174 174 36 1 1949-09-05 (2) BOS WSH Lloyd Hittle ahead 1-0 b 3 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.151 82% Home Run; Williams Scores
175 175 37 1 1949-09-16 BOS SLB Tom Ferrick tied 3-3 b 5 2 --- 1 4 6 0.145 66% Home Run (Deep LF)
176 176 38 2 1949-09-16 BOS SLB Tom Ferrick ahead 5-4 b 7 0 1-- 2 4 6 0.125 94% Home Run (Deep LF); Williams Scores
177 177 39 1 1949-09-18 BOS CHW Randy Gumpert ahead 2-0 b 1 1 --- 1 4 6 0.074 78% Home Run
1950 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
178 178 1 1 1950-04-21 BOS @ PHA Harry Byrd ahead 4-1 t 9 1 123 4 4 6 0.022 100% Home Run (Deep LF); DiMaggio Scores; Pesky Scores; Goodman Scores
179 179 2 1 1950-04-30 (1) BOS PHA Dick Fowler ahead 2-0 b 1 0 1-- 2 4 6 0.100 84% Home Run; Williams Scores
180 180 3 1 1950-05-05 BOS CHW Billy Pierce ahead 1-0 b 3 2 --- 1 4 6 0.095 72% Home Run
181 181 4 1 1950-05-06 BOS CHW John Perkovich ahead 10-1 b 8 2 --- 1 4 6 0.000 100% Home Run
182 182 5 1 1950-05-16 BOS @ DET Art Houtteman ahead 2-0 t 3 1 --- 1 4 6 0.084 76% Home Run
183 183 6 2 1950-05-16 BOS @ DET Art Houtteman ahead 3-0 t 7 2 --- 1 4 6 0.060 92% Home Run
184 184 7 1 1950-05-22 BOS @ CHW Bob Kuzava behind 2-5 t 5 2 1-3 3 4 6 0.274 45% Home Run (Deep LF); DiMaggio Scores; Williams Scores
185 185 8 2 1950-05-22 BOS @ CHW Bob Cain tied 7-7 t 10 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.481 90% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Williams Scores
186 186 9 1 1950-05-25 BOS @ SLB Ned Garver behind 1-5 t 3 2 12- 3 4 6 0.197 35% Home Run; Pesky Scores; DiMaggio Scores
187 187 10 1 1950-05-30 (1) BOS @ NYY Tommy Byrne behind 2-7 t 5 1 12- 3 4 6 0.135 23% Home Run; Pesky Scores; Williams Scores
188 188 11 1 1950-06-05 BOS CHW Billy Pierce tied 0-0 b 1 1 12- 3 4 6 0.185 77% Home Run (Deep LF); Pesky Scores; Williams Scores
189 189 12 1 1950-06-07 BOS SLB Fritz Dorish tied 3-3 b 3 0 12- 3 4 6 0.167 82% Home Run; Pesky Scores; Williams Scores
190 190 13 2 1950-06-07 BOS SLB Tommy Fine ahead 10-3 b 4 1 --- 1 4 6 0.011 98% Home Run
191 191 14 1 1950-06-14 BOS @ CLE Mike Garcia tied 0-0 t 2 0 --- 1 4 6 0.099 60% Home Run
192 192 15 1 1950-06-18 BOS @ DET Art Houtteman behind 1-10 t 8 2 --- 1 4 6 0.000 0% Home Run
193 193 16 1 1950-06-24 BOS @ SLB Tommy Fine t 8 1 6
194 194 17 1 1950-06-28 BOS @ PHA Lou Brissie ahead 4-2 t 8 1 --- 1 4 6 0.075 91% Home Run (Deep LF)
195 195 18 1 1950-07-08 BOS @ NYY Vic Raschi tied 2-2 t 6 0 1-- 2 4 6 0.218 77% Home Run; Williams Scores
196 196 19 1 1950-07-13 BOS CHW Ray Scarborough behind 1-3 b 1 1 -2- 2 4 6 0.138 53% Home Run; Vollmer Scores
197 197 20 1 1950-07-14 BOS CHW Luis Aloma ahead 9-1 b 3 2 12- 3 4 6 0.016 99% Home Run; Pesky Scores/unER; Vollmer Scores/unER; Stephens Scores/unER
198 198 21 1 1950-07-16 (1) BOS CLE Mike Garcia behind 1-5 b 1 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.123 35% Home Run; Pesky Scores
199 199 22 1 1950-07-17 (1) BOS CLE Early Wynn behind 0-3 b 1 2 1-- 2 4 6 0.150 42% Home Run; Pesky Scores
200 200 23 1 1950-07-18 BOS DET Fred Hutchinson b 1 3 6
201 201 24 1 1950-07-25 BOS @ DET Ted Gray tied 0-0 t 1 2 --3 2 4 6 0.155 64% Home Run; DiMaggio Scores
202 202 25 1 1950-08-15 (1) BOS PHA Hank Wyse b 5 2 6
203 203 26 1 1950-08-16 (1) BOS PHA Joe Coleman ahead 4-0 b 3 1 --- 1 4 6 0.044 91% Home Run
204 204 27 1 1950-08-17 BOS PHA Carl Scheib ahead 7-1 b 6 1 -2- 2 4 6 0.012 99% Home Run; Goodman Scores
205 205 28 1 1950-08-24 BOS SLB Ned Garver tied 2-2 b 9 2 123 4 4 6 0.330 100% Walk-Off Home Run (Deep LF); Wright Scores/unER; DiMaggio Scores/unER; Goodman Scores/unER; Stephens Scores/unER
206 206 29 1 1950-09-06 BOS NYY Eddie Lopat ahead 4-1 b 5 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.078 94% Home Run (Deep LF); Goodman Scores
207 207 30 1 1950-09-09 (2) BOS PHA Alex Kellner ahead 6-2 b 2 2 -2- 2 4 6 0.074 92% Home Run; Goodman Scores
1951 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
208 208 1 1 1951-05-04 BOS @ DET Hal Newhouser behind 2-8 t 9 2 -2- 2 5 5 0.001 0% Home Run; Goodman Scores
209 209 2 1 1951-05-06 (1) BOS @ SLB Lou Sleater behind 0-2 t 3 1 1-- 2 5 5 0.180 47% Home Run; Boudreau Scores/unER
210 210 3 1 1951-05-13 BOS @ WSH Bob Kuzava behind 0-1 t 2 0 --- 1 5 5 0.104 50% Home Run
211 211 4 1 1951-05-27 (1) BOS WSH Al Sima ahead 7-1 b 7 2 1-- 2 5 5 0.007 100% Home Run (LF-CF); Williams Scores
212 212 5 1 1951-05-30 (1) BOS NYY Eddie Lopat tied 0-0 b 1 2 12- 3 5 5 0.229 77% Home Run; DiMaggio Scores; Boudreau Scores
213 213 6 2 1951-05-30 (1) BOS NYY Spec Shea tied 10-10 b 15 2 --- 1 5 5 0.460 100% Walk-Off Home Run
214 214 7 1 1951-06-06 BOS @ DET Bob Cain behind 1-6 t 9 0 --- 1 5 5 0.009 2% Home Run
215 215 8 1 1951-06-16 BOS SLB Ned Garver behind 0-1 b 2 0 1-- 2 5 5 0.161 65% Home Run; Williams Scores
216 216 9 2 1951-06-16 BOS SLB Ned Garver tied 4-4 b 5 2 12- 3 5 5 0.298 86% Home Run; Goodman Scores; Williams Scores
217 217 10 1 1951-06-22 BOS CHW Randy Gumpert ahead 4-3 b 4 2 -2- 2 5 5 0.166 83% Home Run (Deep LF); Williams Scores
218 218 11 1 1951-06-24 (2) BOS CHW Fritz Dorish behind 0-1 b 2 1 --- 1 5 5 0.103 53% Home Run
219 219 12 1 1951-06-26 BOS PHA Bob Hooper tied 0-0 b 2 0 --- 1 5 5 0.098 65% Home Run (Deep LF)
220 220 13 2 1951-06-26 BOS PHA Johnny Kucab ahead 6-2 b 5 2 1-- 2 5 5 0.055 97% Home Run (Deep LF); Williams Scores
221 221 14 1 1951-07-02 BOS @ WSH Connie Marrero behind 0-2 t 4 2 1-- 2 4 5 0.215 45% Home Run; Williams Scores
222 222 15 1 1951-08-01 BOS SLB Duane Pillette ahead 1-0 b 1 2 --- 1 4 5 0.088 70% Home Run
223 223 16 1 1951-08-09 (2) BOS PHA Alex Kellner ahead 4-3 b 8 1 --- 1 4 5 0.083 93% Home Run
224 224 17 1 1951-08-12 (1) BOS WSH Don Johnson ahead 4-2 b 7 2 1-- 2 4 5 0.097 96% Home Run; Williams Scores
1952 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
225 225 1 1 1952-05-18 BOS @ DET Dizzy Trout ahead 3-0 t 5 1 12- 3 4 6 0.098 97% Home Run (Deep LF); Throneberry Scores; Lenhardt Scores
226 226 2 1 1952-06-07 BOS DET Hal White ahead 10-9 b 8 2 --- 1 5 6 0.084 93% Home Run (Deep LF)
227 227 3 1 1952-06-30 BOS @ NYY Bob Kuzava behind 1-3 t 6 2 --- 1 3 6 0.112 26% Home Run
228 228 4 1 1952-07-04 (1) BOS @ PHA Bob Hooper behind 0-1 t 3 1 12- 3 4 6 0.269 70% Home Run; Goodman Scores; Gernert Scores
229 229 5 1 1952-07-11 (1) BOS DET Ted Gray behind 1-2 b 3 2 -2- 2 4 6 0.223 64% Home Run; Kell Scores
230 230 6 2 1952-07-11 (1) BOS DET Marlin Stuart ahead 13-2 b 7 1 1-- 2 4 6 0.000 100% Home Run; DiMaggio Scores
231 231 7 1 1952-09-06 (1) BOS PHA Carl Scheib ahead 5-1 b 5 1 --- 1 4 5 0.031 96% Home Run (Deep LF)
1953 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
232 232 1 1 1953-04-22 CHW @ DET Milt Jordan ahead 3-1 t 6 0 --- 1 4 5 0.083 87% Home Run
233 233 2 1 1953-08-06 SLB @ BOS Willard Nixon tied 4-4 t 9 1 12- 3 5 5 0.381 96% Home Run (Deep LF); Kryhoski Scores/unER; Wertz Scores
234 234 3 1 1953-08-11 (2) SLB DET Ted Gray behind 0-4 b 1 1 -2- 2 3 5 0.120 33% Home Run; Groth Scores
235 235 4 1 1953-08-30 (1) SLB WSH Connie Marrero tied 0-0 b 2 1 --- 1 5 5 0.109 64% Home Run
236 236 5 1 1953-09-13 (1) SLB @ PHA Bob Trice ahead 2-1 t 4 1 --- 1 5 5 0.112 71% Home Run (LF-CF)
1954 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
237 237 1 1 1954-04-15 BAL CHW Virgil Trucks ahead 1-0 b 4 0 --- 1 6 5 0.107 80% Home Run
238 238 2 1 1954-04-23 BAL @ CHW Billy Pierce behind 0-1 t 8 0 --- 1 6 5 0.252 50% Home Run
239 239 3 1 1954-05-16 (2) BAL NYY Jim McDonald ahead 5-0 b 8 0 --- 1 6 5 0.002 100% Home Run
240 240 4 1 1954-05-31 (2) BAL DET Billy Hoeft tied 0-0 b 2 0 --- 1 5 5 0.118 67% Home Run
241 241 5 1 1954-06-01 BAL DET Ralph Branca behind 0-1 b 4 1 --- 1 5 5 0.153 53% Home Run
242 242 6 1 1954-07-03 BAL DET Billy Hoeft ahead 3-1 b 3 2 1-- 2 4 5 0.134 90% IPHR Inside-the-park Home Run to LF; Kryhoski Scores
243 243 7 1 1954-08-14 BAL @ CLE Early Wynn ahead 2-0 t 8 2 --- 1 4 5 0.073 92% Home Run
244 244 8 1 1954-08-31 (1) BAL @ PHA Charlie Bishop t 2 1 5
1955 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
245 245 1 1 1955-05-18 CHW @ NYY Bob Grim behind 3-7 t 5 1 --- 1 2 5 0.053 14% Home Run
246 246 2 2 1955-05-18 CHW @ NYY Bob Grim behind 4-7 t 7 2 --- 1 2 5 0.059 12% Home Run
247 247 3 1 1955-05-26 (2) CHW @ CLE Mike Garcia behind 1-3 t 6 2 12- 3 9 PH 0.401 62% Home Run; Marshall Scores; Lollar Scores

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.

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