Howie Koplitz

Howard Dean Koplitz

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: May 4, 1938 in Oshkosh, WI
High School: Oshkosh HS (Oshkosh, WI)
Signed
by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1956. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 8, 1961 (Age 23)
Teams (by GP): Senators/Tigers 1961-1966

Final Game: April 24, 1966 (Age 27)
Died: January 2, 2012 in Oshkosh, WI
Buried: Lake View Memorial Park, Oshkosh, WI
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1961 23 DET AL 2 0 1.000 2.25 3.07 4 1 2 1 0 0 12.0 16 6 3 0 8 1 9 0 0 1 59 188 2.000 12.0 0.0 6.0 6.8 1.13
1962 24 DET AL 3 0 1.000 5.26 4.61 10 6 1 1 0 0 37.2 54 24 22 5 10 1 10 0 0 2 172 79 1.699 12.9 1.2 2.4 2.4 1.00
1964 26 WSA AL 0 0 4.76 6.13 6 1 1 0 0 0 17.0 20 9 9 3 13 1 9 0 0 0 82 80 1.941 10.6 1.6 6.9 4.8 0.69
1965 27 WSA AL 4 7 .364 4.05 4.19 33 11 4 0 0 1 106.2 97 51 48 11 48 4 59 3 1 4 453 86 1.359 8.2 0.9 4.1 5.0 1.23
1966 28 WSA AL 0 0 0.00 4.05 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.500 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
5 Yrs 9 7 .563 4.21 4.39 54 19 8 2 0 1 175.1 187 90 82 19 80 7 87 3 1 7 771 88 1.523 9.6 1.0 4.1 4.5 1.09
162 Game Avg. 8 7 .563 4.21 4.39 50 18 7 2 0 1 163 174 84 76 18 75 7 81 3 1 7 718 88 1.523 9.6 1.0 4.1 4.5 1.09
WSA (3 yrs) 4 7 .364 4.08 4.45 40 12 5 0 0 1 125.2 117 60 57 14 62 5 68 3 1 4 540 87 1.424 8.4 1.0 4.4 4.9 1.10
DET (2 yrs) 5 0 1.000 4.53 4.24 14 7 3 2 0 0 49.2 70 30 25 5 18 2 19 0 0 3 231 92 1.772 12.7 0.9 3.3 3.4 1.06

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1961 23 DET AL 12.0 4 1 6 4.50 4.28 0.40 -0.08 111.1 4.23 -0 -0.0 .8 -0.0 0.1 1 .492 .500
1962 24 DET AL 37.2 10 6 24 5.73 4.32 -0.12 0.03 103.6 4.63 -4 -0.4 .6 -0.0 -0.1 -2 .458 .497
1964 26 WSA AL 17.0 6 1 9 4.76 4.21 0.12 -0.09 97.5 3.90 -1 -0.1 .8 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .475 .499
1965 27 WSA AL 106.2 33 11 51 4.30 3.94 -0.28 -0.03 101.7 4.27 -0 -0.0 1.1 -0.1 0.8 7 .499 .500
1966 28 WSA AL 2.0 1 0 0 0.00 4.33 0.16 -0.18 102.0 4.08 1 0.1 .4 -0.0 0.1 1 .617 .501
5 Seasons 175.1 54 19 90 4.62 4.07 -0.16 -0.02 102.4 4.31 -5 -0.5 .9 -0.2 0.8 7 .491 .499
WSA (3 yrs) 125.2 40 12 60 4.30 3.98 -0.22 -0.04 101.2 4.22 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.2 0.8 8 .499 .500
DET (2 yrs) 49.2 14 7 30 5.44 4.31 0.01 0.01 105.4 4.53 -4 -0.5 .7 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .468 .498

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
1961 23 DET AL 4 59 49 6 16 4 0 0 1 0 8 9 .327 .414 .408 .822 .390 20 2 0 1 1 1 1
1962 24 DET AL 10 172 158 24 54 5 2 5 3 0 10 10 .342 .379 .494 .872 .340 78 4 0 3 1 1 1
1964 26 WSA AL 6 82 69 9 20 3 1 3 6 0 13 9 .290 .402 .493 .895 .298 34 1 0 0 0 1 1
1965 27 WSA AL 33 453 389 51 97 15 1 11 7 5 48 59 .249 .333 .378 .711 .266 147 10 3 9 4 4 5
1966 28 WSA AL 1 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 .000 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
5 Yrs 54 772 669 90 187 27 4 19 17 5 80 87 .280 .356 .417 .773 .295 279 18 3 14 6 7 8
162 Game Avg. 50 719 623 84 174 25 4 18 16 5 75 81 .280 .356 .417 .773 .295 260 17 3 13 6 7 7
MLB Averages .251 .316 .381 .697 .277

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
1961 23 DET AL 1.5 0.2 61 0.1 0.9 -0.8 .94 -0.1 0.2 0.4 0.0 1.05 -0.9 1 0 1
1962 24 DET AL -4.3 -0.4 177 0.2 2.5 -2.3 .78 -0.6 0.9 -2.0 -0.2 0.97 -7.3 0 2 2
1964 26 WSA AL -1.2 -0.1 87 -0.5 0.9 -1.4 .63 -0.6 -0.2 -3.2 -0.3 0.98 -5.2 1 1 3
1965 27 WSA AL -5.1 -0.5 472 -0.1 8.0 -8.1 1.00 -0.1 -0.0 0.0 0.0 0.99 -2.5 6 7 9
1966 28 WSA AL 0.9 0.1 6 0.1 0.1 -0.0 .37 0.1 0.0 2.2 0.3 1.24 1.4 0 0 1
5 Yrs -8.3 -0.8 803 -0.2 12.3 -12.6 .90 -1.3 1.0 -2.6 -0.2 0.99 -14.5 8 10 16

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
1961 23 DET AL 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 1 0 0 0% 45.0 45 45 0 0 0 1 10.1 10.8 5.0
1962 24 DET AL 10 6 3 0 3 1 0 6 0 1.000 0 2 1 0 2 33% 43.0 70 29 10 7 3 1 9.0 8.2 5.3
1964 26 WSA AL 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0% 30.0 30 30 1 1 0 1 6.0 6.0 5.3
1965 27 WSA AL 33 11 2 5 4 0 1 5 6 .455 2 1 0 0 6 55% 45.3 64 25 18 11 3 4 4.3 3.5 5.5
4 Yrs 53 19 6 5 8 2 1 12 7 .632 2 4 2 0 8 42% 44 70 25 29 19 6 7 6.0 5.5 5.4
MLB Averages .500 53% 53 116 -14 4.2 4.1 6.4

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
1961 23 DET AL 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .940 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 3 2 0 2 0 7.0
1962 24 DET AL 10 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0% 4 .783 0 2 2 0 0 4 2 2 2 1 2 0 4.5
1964 26 WSA AL 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 100% 3 .627 1 1 3 0 2 3 2 3 4 0 4 0 7.0
1965 27 WSA AL 33 22 4 2 2 2 1 1 50% 2 0 18 6 33% 6 .999 6 7 9 3 5 14 10 12 16 4 16 5 6.2
1966 28 WSA AL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 7 .372 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 6.0
5 Yrs 54 35 8 3 2 2 1 1 50% 2 0 27 9 33% .902 8 10 16 3 8 24 15 20 25 5 25 5 6.2

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
1961 23 DET AL 59 64% 0.0% 15.3% 13.6% 6.8% 25% 0.42 69% 11 2 18%
1962 24 DET AL 172 64% 2.9% 5.8% 5.8% 7.0% 22% 0.55 84% 41 4 10%
1964 26 WSA AL 82 62% 3.7% 11.0% 15.9% 8.5% 35% 0.60 70% 10 1 10%
1965 27 WSA AL 453 62% 2.4% 13.0% 10.6% 6.0% 28% 1.19 71% 97 10 10%
1966 28 WSA AL 6 83% 0.0% 0.0% 16.7% 0.0% 2.00 67% 2 1 50%
5 Yrs 772 63% 2.5% 11.3% 10.4% 6.5% 27% 0.88 74% 161 18 11%
MLB Averages 48% 2.3% 15.0% 8.2% 6.4% 29% 1.08 73% 10%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
1961 23 DET AL 59 16 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 9 4 1 44% 1 1 0 25 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1962 24 DET AL 172 54 5 0 4 2 3 2 3 9 4 1 44% 1 2 0 74 3 0 100% 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1964 26 WSA AL 82 20 3 0 3 1 2 0 3 4 0 2 0% 1 0 0 30 6 0 100% 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1965 27 WSA AL 453 97 11 0 11 9 2 2 9 33 13 2 39% 5 4 2 175 7 5 58% 6 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 12 0
1966 28 WSA AL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0% 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 772 187 19 0 22 12 7 4 15 57 21 6 37% 8 7 2 306 17 5 77% 15 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 17 0
MLB Averages 51% 63%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
1961 23 2 0 1.000 2.25 4 1 2 1 0 0 12.0 16 6 3 0 8 1 9 0 0 1 59 188 2.000 12.0 0.0 6.0 6.8 1.13 188
1962 24 5 0 1.000 4.53 14 7 3 2 0 0 49.2 70 30 25 5 18 2 19 0 0 3 231 92 1.772 12.7 0.9 3.3 3.4 1.06 92
1963 25 5 0 1.000 4.53 14 7 3 2 0 0 49.2 70 30 25 5 18 2 19 0 0 3 231 92 1.772 12.7 0.9 3.3 3.4 1.06 92
1964 26 5 0 1.000 4.59 20 8 4 2 0 0 66.2 90 39 34 8 31 3 28 0 0 3 313 89 1.815 12.2 1.1 4.2 3.8 0.90 89
1965 27 9 7 .563 4.26 53 19 8 2 0 1 173.1 187 90 82 19 79 7 87 3 1 7 766 87 1.535 9.7 1.0 4.1 4.5 1.10 87
1966 28 9 7 .563 4.21 54 19 8 2 0 1 175.1 187 90 82 19 80 7 87 3 1 7 771 88 1.523 9.6 1.0 4.1 4.5 1.09 88

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
1961 23 0 1 .000 3.75 12.0 16 6 5 0 8 9 0 2.000 12.0 6.0 6.8 1.13 0.0 4
1962 24 2 2 .500 4.97 38.0 54 23 21 5 10 10 0 1.684 12.8 2.4 2.4 1.00 1.2 10
1964 26 1 1 .500 4.24 17.0 21 9 8 3 14 9 0 2.059 11.1 7.4 4.8 0.64 1.6 6
1965 27 6 6 .500 4.29 107.0 106 57 51 12 52 59 3 1.477 8.9 4.4 5.0 1.13 1.0 33
1966 28 0 0 0.00 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00 0.0 1
5 Yrs 9 10 .474 4.35 176.0 197 95 85 20 85 87 3 1.602 10.1 4.4 1.02 1.0 54



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