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Buddy Hunter

Harold James Hunter

Positions: Pinch Runner, Second Baseman and Designated Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: August 9, 1947 in Omaha, NE
High School: South HS (Omaha, NE)
Schools: John J Pershing College (Beatrice, NE), University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
Drafted
by the Boston Red Sox in the 3rd round of the 1969 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 1, 1971 (Age 23.326)
Team: RedSox 1971-1975

Final Game: June 1, 1975 (Age 27.296)
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Standard Batting

More Stats

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1971 23 BOS AL 8 11 9 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .222 .364 .333 .697 93 3 0 0 0 0 0 /4
1973 25 BOS AL 13 12 7 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 1 .429 .636 .571 1.208 235 4 0 1 1 0 0 /D54
1975 27 BOS AL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 /4
3 Yrs 22 24 17 5 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 2 .294 .478 .412 .890 147 7 0 1 1 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 177 125 37 37 15 0 0 15 0 0 37 15 .294 .478 .412 .890 147 52 0 7 7 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1971 23 BOS AL 8 11 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .505 .500 0.0 0.1 0 /4
1973 25 BOS AL 13 12 2 0 0 -0 -1 1 0.1 0 2 0.2 .508 .501 0.2 -0.1 2 $11,000 /D54
1975 27 BOS AL 1 1 -0 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .342 .499 -0.0 -0.1 -0 /4
3 Seasons 22 24 2 0 0 -1 -1 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .500 .500 0.2 -0.2 2 $11,000

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1971 BOS AL 23 2B 6 3 2 30.0 14 5 9 0 1 1.000 0 12 4.20 2.33 .980 5.31 5.28
1973 BOS AL 25 DH 8 0
1973 BOS AL 25 3B 3 0 0 8.0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 -0 -45 1.12 0.33 .950 3.04 2.97
1973 BOS AL 25 2B 2 2 2 18.0 13 6 7 0 3 1.000 0 0 6.50 6.50 .980 5.45 5.40
1975 BOS AL 27 2B 1 0 0 5.0 4 2 1 1 1 .750 -1 -336 5.40 3.00 .975 5.40 5.40
3 Seasons 2B 9 5 4 53.0 31 13 17 1 5 .968 -1 -25 5.09 3.33 .979 5.37 5.32
1 Season DH 8 0
1 Season 3B 3 0 0 8.0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 -0 -45 1.12 0.33 .950 3.04 2.97
3 Seasons TOT 12 5 4 61.0 32 13 18 1 6 .969 -1 -28 4.57 2.58 .978 5.06 4.73
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
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Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1973 25 Boston Red Sox $11,000 ? Noll/Fort/Hylan database
Career to date (may be incomplete)$11,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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Name and misspellings: Harold Buddy James Hunter

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