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Tim McCarver

James Timothy McCarver

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 183 lb.

Born: October 16, 1941 in Memphis, TN
High School: Christian Brothers HS (Memphis, TN)
School: University of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
Signed
by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1959. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1959 (Age 17)
Rookie Status: Lost 1963 [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Phillies/Expos/RedSox 1959-1980

Final Game: October 5, 1980 (Age 38)
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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 24, 2014 4:17PM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #609. Sixto Lezcano… #610. Roy Cullenbine… #611. Adam Jones… #612. TIM MCCARVER… #613. Billy Rogell… #614. Benito Santiago… #615. Fred Dunlap… 

Standard Batting

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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
1959 17 STL NL 8 26 24 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .167 .231 .208 .439 16 5 0 0 0 0 0 /2
1960 18 STL NL 10 10 10 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 /2
1961 19 STL NL 22 68 67 5 16 2 1 1 6 0 0 0 5 .239 .239 .343 .582 47 23 1 0 1 0 0 2
1963 21 STL NL 127 443 405 39 117 12 7 4 51 5 2 27 43 .289 .333 .383 .716 98 155 4 2 5 4 5 *2
1964 22 STL NL 143 515 465 53 134 19 3 9 52 2 0 40 44 .288 .343 .400 .743 102 186 8 1 5 4 15 *2
1965 23 STL NL 113 444 409 48 113 17 2 11 48 5 1 31 26 .276 .327 .408 .735 99 167 6 1 0 3 11 *2
1966 24 STL NL 150 586 543 50 149 19 13 12 68 9 6 36 38 .274 .319 .424 .743 105 230 10 2 0 5 10 *2 AS
1967 25 STL NL 138 540 471 68 139 26 3 14 69 8 8 54 32 .295 .369 .452 .822 136 213 9 5 4 6 19 *2 AS,MVP-2
1968 26 STL NL 128 467 434 35 110 15 6 5 48 4 3 26 31 .253 .295 .350 .645 94 152 6 1 2 4 8 *2
1969 27 STL NL 138 576 515 46 134 27 3 7 51 4 9 49 26 .260 .323 .365 .688 93 188 9 2 4 6 9 *2
1970 28 PHI NL 44 180 164 16 47 11 1 4 14 2 2 14 10 .287 .346 .439 .785 112 72 3 1 1 0 4 2
1971 29 PHI NL 134 525 474 51 132 20 5 8 46 5 3 43 26 .278 .337 .392 .730 107 186 11 1 3 4 7 *2
1972 30 TOT NL 122 432 391 33 96 13 1 7 34 5 6 36 29 .246 .313 .338 .650 84 132 9 3 0 2 5 27/5
1972 30 PHI NL 45 173 152 14 36 8 0 2 14 1 2 17 15 .237 .318 .329 .647 83 50 2 2 0 2 2 2
1972 30 MON NL 77 259 239 19 60 5 1 5 20 4 4 19 14 .251 .309 .343 .652 85 82 7 1 0 0 3 27/5
1973 31 STL NL 130 382 331 30 88 16 4 3 49 2 0 38 31 .266 .339 .366 .704 96 121 4 2 4 7 6 32
1974 32 TOT MLB 85 170 134 16 30 1 1 0 12 1 1 26 7 .224 .351 .246 .597 70 33 2 3 2 5 2 2/3D
1974 32 STL NL 74 136 106 13 23 0 1 0 11 0 1 22 6 .217 .353 .236 .589 68 25 2 3 0 5 0 2/3
1974 32 BOS AL 11 34 28 3 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 1 .250 .344 .286 .629 78 8 0 0 2 0 2 /2D
1975 33 TOT MLB 59 95 80 7 23 4 1 1 10 0 0 15 10 .288 .400 .400 .800 120 32 0 0 0 0 4 2/3
1975 33 BOS AL 12 22 21 1 8 2 1 0 3 0 0 1 3 .381 .409 .571 .981 166 12 0 0 0 0 1 /23
1975 33 PHI NL 47 73 59 6 15 2 0 1 7 0 0 14 7 .254 .397 .339 .736 103 20 0 0 0 0 3 2/3
1976 34 PHI NL 90 194 155 26 43 11 2 3 29 2 1 35 14 .277 .409 .432 .842 137 67 1 1 1 2 2 2/3
1977 35 PHI NL 93 205 169 28 54 13 2 6 30 3 5 28 11 .320 .410 .527 .936 145 89 4 2 0 6 1 2/3
1978 36 PHI NL 90 180 146 18 36 9 1 1 14 2 2 28 24 .247 .367 .342 .709 99 50 3 2 0 4 6 23
1979 37 PHI NL 79 161 137 13 33 5 1 1 12 2 0 19 12 .241 .333 .314 .647 76 43 7 1 2 2 5 2/7
1980 38 PHI NL 6 7 5 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .200 .333 .400 .733 100 2 1 0 1 0 0 /3
21 Yrs 1909 6206 5529 590 1501 242 57 97 645 61 49 548 422 .271 .337 .388 .725 102 2148 99 30 35 64 119
162 Game Avg. 162 527 469 50 127 21 5 8 55 5 4 47 36 .271 .337 .388 .725 102 182 8 3 3 5 10
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
STL (12 yrs) 1181 4193 3780 393 1029 154 43 66 453 39 30 325 285 .272 .329 .388 .718 100 1467 60 19 25 44 83
PHI (9 yrs) 628 1698 1461 174 397 80 12 26 168 17 15 199 119 .272 .359 .396 .755 109 579 32 10 8 20 30
BOS (2 yrs) 23 56 49 4 15 3 1 0 4 1 0 5 4 .306 .370 .408 .779 115 20 0 0 2 0 3
MON (1 yr) 77 259 239 19 60 5 1 5 20 4 4 19 14 .251 .309 .343 .652 85 82 7 1 0 0 3
NL (21 yrs) 1886 6150 5480 586 1486 239 56 97 641 60 49 543 418 .271 .337 .388 .725 102 2128 99 30 33 64 116
AL (2 yrs) 23 56 49 4 15 3 1 0 4 1 0 5 4 .306 .370 .408 .779 115 20 0 0 2 0 3

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
1959 17 STL NL 8 26 -3 0 0 -2 0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .444 .497 -0.2 -0.2 -1 /2
1960 18 STL NL 10 10 -1 -0 -0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .480 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -0 /2
1961 19 STL NL 22 68 -4 -1 0 0 1 -4 -0.4 3 -1 -0.1 .484 .498 -0.1 0.1 -1 2
1963 21 STL NL 127 443 -0 -1 1 -1 6 6 0.7 17 22 2.5 .505 .504 2.5 0.7 23 $9,000 *2
1964 22 STL NL 143 515 3 2 2 -3 7 11 1.4 19 31 3.4 .509 .508 3.6 0.6 34 *2
1965 23 STL NL 113 444 -4 1 2 -1 6 4 0.4 17 20 2.1 .504 .503 2.2 0.6 22 $22,000 *2
1966 24 STL NL 150 586 -1 -0 2 1 8 10 1.2 21 31 3.3 .507 .507 3.1 1.1 30 *2 AS
1967 25 STL NL 138 540 17 -1 1 10 7 33 4.0 19 53 6.0 .528 .524 4.7 2.2 43 $37,500 *2 AS,MVP-2
1968 26 STL NL 128 467 -5 -0 1 0 6 1 0.3 16 17 2.0 .501 .501 1.8 0.9 17 $60,000 *2
1969 27 STL NL 138 576 -6 -3 1 -3 8 -3 -0.3 20 16 1.7 .497 .498 1.9 0.7 19 $60,000 *2
1970 28 PHI NL 44 180 1 -1 -1 -3 3 -1 -0.1 6 5 0.5 .497 .499 0.8 -0.0 8 2
1971 29 PHI NL 134 525 7 -1 -1 -10 7 2 0.3 18 20 2.1 .502 .501 3.1 -0.2 30 *2
1972 30 PHI NL 45 173 -2 -1 0 -3 2 -3 -0.3 6 2 0.2 .492 .498 0.5 -0.0 5 2
1972 30 MON NL 77 259 -3 -2 -1 0 2 -4 -0.4 8 5 0.4 .494 .497 0.4 0.3 5 27/5
1973 31 STL NL 130 382 -3 1 2 -5 -3 -9 -1.0 12 4 0.2 .493 .494 0.8 -1.0 9 32
1974 32 STL NL 74 136 -3 -2 1 -2 1 -5 -0.5 4 -0 -0.1 .493 .497 0.1 -0.1 2 2/3
1974 32 BOS AL 11 34 -2 -0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .481 .499 0.0 -0.1 0 $72,500 /2D
1975 33 BOS AL 12 22 1 -0 0 0 0 2 0.2 1 2 0.2 .513 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $65,000 /23
1975 33 PHI NL 47 73 0 -1 0 -1 1 -0 -0.0 2 2 0.2 .500 .500 0.3 -0.0 3 2/3
1976 34 PHI NL 90 194 8 1 0 -3 2 8 0.9 6 15 1.5 .510 .506 1.8 -0.1 18 2/3
1977 35 PHI NL 93 205 10 -2 0 0 3 11 1.1 7 18 1.8 .512 .507 1.7 0.2 17 2/3
1978 36 PHI NL 90 180 -1 1 0 3 2 4 0.4 6 10 1.0 .505 .503 0.7 0.5 7 23
1979 37 PHI NL 79 161 -7 -1 -1 1 2 -5 -0.6 5 0 -0.0 .493 .497 -0.2 0.3 -1 2/7
1980 38 PHI NL 6 7 1 0 -0 -0 -0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .506 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 /3
21 Seasons 1909 6206 2 -12 11 -24 74 50 6.5 216 267 28.5 .503 .503 29.9 6.5 291 $326,000
Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
STL (12 yrs) 1181 4193 -11 -4 11 -7 50 39 5.2 150 188 20.5 .504 .504 20.3 5.5 195 $188,500
PHI (9 yrs) 628 1698 17 -6 -1 -17 22 16 1.8 56 72 7.4 .503 .502 8.9 0.6 89
BOS (2 yrs) 23 56 -0 -0 0 -1 1 -0 -0.0 2 2 0.2 .498 .500 0.3 -0.0 3 $137,500
MON (1 yr) 77 259 -3 -2 -1 0 2 -4 -0.4 8 5 0.4 .494 .497 0.4 0.3 5

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1964 22 STL NL WS NYY W 7 29 23 4 11 1 1 1 5 1 0 5 1 .478 .552 .739 1.291 17 0 0 0 1 1
1967 25 STL NL WS BOS W 7 27 24 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 .125 .185 .167 .352 4 0 0 0 1 0
1968 26 STL NL WS DET L 7 30 27 3 9 0 2 1 4 0 1 3 2 .333 .400 .593 .993 16 0 0 0 0 0
1976 34 PHI NL NLCS CIN L 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 35 PHI NL NLCS LAD L 3 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0 0 0 0
1978 36 PHI NL NLCS LAD L 2 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Yrs (6 Series) 28 103 88 13 24 2 3 2 12 1 1 13 9 .273 .359 .432 .791 38 0 0 0 2 1
3 NLCS 7 17 14 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 .071 .235 .071 .307 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 WS 21 86 74 10 23 2 3 2 11 1 1 10 5 .311 .384 .500 .884 37 0 0 0 2 1

Standard Fielding

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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 PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1959 STL NL 17 C 6 6 5 51.0 35 32 2 1 0 .971 -2 -47 6.00 5.67 .989 6.34 6.28 3 3 2 0 0% 38% 0
1960 STL NL 18 C 5 1 1 16.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -75 5.06 1.80 .986 6.58 6.56 0 0 3 0 0% 40% 0
1961 STL NL 19 C 20 17 13 146.2 98 86 9 3 0 .969 0 0 5.83 4.75 .985 6.39 6.32 2 5 7 6 46% 38% 0
1963 STL NL 21 C 126 108 102 998.0 782 722 55 5 7 .994 -1 -1 7.01 6.17 .986 7.07 7.05 16 30 45 28 38% 42% 2
1964 STL NL 22 C 137 126 122 1138.0 816 762 43 11 9 .987 -3 -3 6.37 5.88 .988 6.81 6.76 16 20 44 18 29% 40% 1
1965 STL NL 23 C 111 107 103 961.2 734 687 43 4 4 .995 -1 -1 6.83 6.58 .988 6.96 6.97 18 23 45 19 30% 36% 1
1966 STL NL 24 C 148 138 134 1261.1 910 841 62 7 7 .992 1 1 6.44 6.10 .987 6.84 6.83 9 39 51 35 41% 40% 1 AS
1967 STL NL 25 C 130 126 121 1145.0 889 819 67 3 10 .997 10 10 6.96 6.82 .990 6.89 6.89 4 31 30 37 55% 40% 3 AS,MVP-2
1968 STL NL 26 C 109 108 106 977.0 773 708 54 11 6 .986 0 0 7.02 6.99 .990 6.87 6.90 8 20 38 22 37% 39% 4
1969 STL NL 27 C 136 136 134 1224.2 1005 925 66 14 10 .986 -3 -3 7.28 7.29 .989 7.06 7.01 15 32 64 32 33% 40% 2
1970 PHI NL 28 C 44 44 38 388.2 335 314 18 3 2 .991 -3 -9 7.69 7.55 .987 6.85 6.82 2 10 34 8 19% 33% 0
1971 PHI NL 29 C 125 118 108 1053.0 735 673 51 11 8 .985 -10 -11 6.19 5.79 .988 6.34 6.33 18 39 91 36 28% 35% 0
1972 TOT NL 30 C 85 80 65 706.2 580 530 44 6 2 .990 -2 -3 7.31 6.75 .987 6.61 6.63 12 21 42 22 34% 37% 2
1972 PHI NL 30 C 40 38 36 341.2 268 245 20 3 0 .989 -3 -11 6.98 6.63 .987 6.61 6.63 6 10 21 7 25% 37% 1
1972 MON NL 30 C 45 42 29 365.0 312 285 24 3 2 .990 1 3 7.62 6.87 .987 6.61 6.63 6 11 21 15 42% 37% 1
1972 MON NL 30 LF 14 13 6 99.0 28 26 0 2 0 .929 0 5 2.36 1.86 .974 1.92 1.93
1972 MON NL 30 OF 14 13 6 99.0 28 27 0 1 0 .964 0 5 2.45 1.93 .978 2.18 2.19
1972 MON NL 30 3B 6 5 2 35.0 8 4 3 1 1 .875 -1 -41 1.80 1.17 .945 2.88 2.88
1973 STL NL 31 1B 77 68 43 576.0 583 545 30 8 47 .986 -5 -11 8.98 7.47 .992 9.83 9.83
1973 STL NL 31 C 11 10 9 95.0 68 63 4 1 1 .985 0 0 6.35 6.09 .987 6.34 6.34 2 1 9 3 25% 36% 0
1974 TOT MLB 32 C 29 22 20 204.0 140 123 14 3 0 .979 -3 -18 6.04 4.72 .984 6.05 6.04 3 7 25 9 26% 34% 1
1974 STL NL 32 C 21 16 15 144.0 98 86 9 3 0 .969 -2 -17 5.94 4.52 .985 6.12 6.11 2 5 19 7 27% 33% 1
1974 STL NL 32 1B 6 4 1 35.0 43 40 2 1 1 .977 0 7 10.80 7.00 .991 9.95 9.93
1974 BOS AL 32 C 8 6 5 60.0 42 37 5 0 0 1.000 -1 -20 6.30 5.25 .983 5.90 5.88 1 2 6 2 25% 38% 0
1974 BOS AL 32 DH 2 1
1975 TOT MLB 33 C 17 12 8 104.0 87 76 9 2 2 .977 -1 -12 7.36 5.00 .984 6.02 6.01 1 2 12 4 25% 34% 1
1975 TOT MLB 33 1B 2 0 0 8.2 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 0 14 7.27 3.50 .990 9.97 9.90
1975 BOS AL 33 C 7 3 2 30.0 23 18 4 1 1 .957 0 0 6.60 3.14 .983 6.00 5.99 0 0 4 1 20% 38% 1
1975 BOS AL 33 1B 1 0 0 5.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 5.40 3.00 .990 9.90 9.80
1975 PHI NL 33 C 10 9 6 74.0 64 58 5 1 1 .984 -1 -16 7.66 6.30 .985 6.03 6.02 1 2 8 3 27% 32% 0
1975 PHI NL 33 1B 1 0 0 3.2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 0 33 9.82 4.00 .990 10.06 10.00
1976 PHI NL 34 C 41 37 26 307.1 263 254 9 0 1 1.000 -3 -12 7.70 6.41 .986 5.96 5.94 1 10 31 8 21% 33% 0
1976 PHI NL 34 1B 2 1 1 9.0 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -13 11.00 5.50 .991 10.00 9.95
1977 PHI NL 35 C 42 39 24 329.1 250 233 14 3 3 .988 0 0 6.75 5.88 .985 6.49 6.49 1 5 35 17 33% 35% 1
1977 PHI NL 35 1B 3 0 0 4.2 5 5 0 0 2 1.000 0 26 9.64 1.67 .992 10.03 9.90
1978 PHI NL 36 C 34 34 14 253.2 188 175 12 1 1 .995 4 19 6.63 5.50 .985 6.17 6.12 1 3 14 16 53% 32% 0
1978 PHI NL 36 1B 11 2 1 35.0 43 40 2 1 4 .977 -1 -48 10.80 3.82 .992 9.98 9.90
1979 PHI NL 37 C 31 31 17 244.1 188 174 12 2 0 .989 1 5 6.85 6.00 .985 6.13 6.11 0 9 14 13 48% 34% 1
1979 PHI NL 37 LF 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -120 0.00 0.00 1.80 2.00
1979 PHI NL 37 OF 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -120 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.30
1980 PHI NL 38 1B 2 0 0 8.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -45 9.00 4.00 .992 10.12 10.15
20 Seasons C 1387 1300 1170 11605.1 8885 8206 588 91 73 .990 -17 -2 6.82 6.34 .988 6.74 6.71 132 310 636 333 34% 37% 20
7 Seasons 1B 103 75 46 676.1 700 656 34 10 54 .986 -7 -12 9.18 6.70 .992 9.85 9.86
2 Seasons LF 15 13 6 100.0 28 26 0 2 0 .929 0 4 2.34 1.73 .974 1.92 1.93
2 Seasons OF 15 13 6 100.0 28 27 0 1 0 .964 0 4 2.43 1.80 .978 2.19 2.20
1 Season 3B 6 5 2 35.0 8 4 3 1 1 .875 -1 -41 1.80 1.17 .945 2.88 2.88
21 Seasons TOT 1511 1393 1224 12416.2 9621 8893 625 103 128 .989 -24 -2 6.90 6.30 .988 6.86 6.87 132 310 636 333 34% 37% 20
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
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.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
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

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1986 BBWAA ( 3.8%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1967 NL (2, 49%)
0.49 Career Shares (462nd)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1967 NL  6.0 (8th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1967 NL  6.0 (5th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
1967 NL  2.2 (4th)

Triples s c a p y
1966 NL  13 (1st)
1968 NL  6 (8th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1967 NL  6 (7th)
Career  64 (186th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1964 NL  15 (3rd)
1965 NL  11 (9th)
1967 NL  19 (5th)
Career  119 (82nd)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
1969 NL  9 (9th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1964 NL  10.6 (8th)
1966 NL  14.3 (4th)
1967 NL  14.7 (2nd)
1969 NL  19.8 (4th)
1971 NL  18.2 (5th)

Total Zone Runss c a p y
1967 NL  10 (5th)

Def. Games as C s c a p y
1963 NL  126 (4th)
1964 NL  137 (1st)
1965 NL  111 (5th)
1966 NL  148 (2nd)
1967 NL  130 (3rd)
1969 NL  136 (4th)
Career  1,387 (41st)

Putouts as C s c a p y
1963 NL  722 (4th)
1964 NL  762 (3rd)
1965 NL  687 (4th)
1966 NL  841 (3rd)
1967 NL  819 (2nd)
1969 NL  925 (3rd)
Career  8,206 (24th)

Assists as C s c a p y
1966 NL  62 (5th)
1967 NL  67 (1st)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
1964 NL  11 (1st)
1968 NL  11 (2nd)
1969 NL  14 (2nd)
1971 NL  11 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
1964 NL  9 (4th)
1966 NL  7 (5th)
1967 NL  10 (2nd)
1969 NL  10 (5th)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1963 NL  16 (1st)
1964 NL  16 (2nd)
1965 NL  18 (1st)
1969 NL  15 (2nd)
1971 NL  18 (2nd)
1972 NL  12 (3rd)
Career  132 (84th)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1963 NL  45 (4th)
1964 NL  44 (4th)
1965 NL  45 (3rd)
1966 NL  51 (3rd)
1969 NL  64 (1st)
1971 NL  91 (1st)
Career  636 (99th)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
1966 NL  35 (3rd)
1967 NL  37 (2nd)
1971 NL  36 (2nd)

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
1967 NL  55.2 (2nd)

Total Zone Runs as C s c a p y
1967 NL  10 (1st)

Range Factor/9Inn as Cs c a p y
1968 NL  7.02 (5th)
1972 NL  7.31 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
1965 NL  6.58 (5th)
1967 NL  6.82 (2nd)
1968 NL  6.99 (2nd)
1969 NL  7.29 (3rd)
1972 NL  6.75 (4th)
Career  6.34 (64th)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
1963 NL  .994 (4th)
1965 NL  .995 (1st)
1966 NL  .992 (5th)
1967 NL  .997 (1st)
Career  .990 (98th)

Oldest s c a p y
1980 NL  born 1941-10-16 (9th)

Youngest s c a p y
1959 NL  born 1941-10-16 (1st)
1960 NL  born 1941-10-16 (2nd)
1961 NL  born 1941-10-16 (4th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 1 (762), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 2 (2214), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 39 (493), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 25 (479), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (41st), 28.5 career WAR/21.4 7yr-peak WAR/24.9 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

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 Sources Notes/Other Sources
196321St. Louis Cardinals$9,0005/28/77 TSN
196523St. Louis Cardinals$22,0003/6/65 TSN
196725St. Louis Cardinals$37,5003/25/67 TSN
196826St. Louis Cardinals$60,000D. Halberstam, October 1964, p. 361
196927St. Louis Cardinals$60,0003/15/69 TSN
197432Boston Red Sox$72,500Noll/Fort/Hylan database
197533Boston Red Sox$65,000Noll/Fort/Hylan database
Career to date (may be incomplete)$326,000
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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Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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