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Bill Skowron

William Joseph Skowron (Moose)

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: December 18, 1930 in Chicago, IL
High School: Weber HS (Chicago, IL)
School: Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
Signed
by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1950. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 13, 1954 (Age 23.116, 8,667th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1954 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/WhiteSox/Dodgers/Senators/Angels 1954-1967

Last Game: October 1, 1967 (Age 36.287)
Died: April 27, 2012 in Arlington Heights, IL
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Fine Details  · Last updated Dec 18, 2014 9:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #487. Richie Sexson… #488. Chick Stahl… #489. Greg Vaughn… #490. BILL SKOWRON… #491. Freddie Lindstrom… #492. Terry Steinbach… #493. Rick Monday… 

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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
1954 23 NYY AL 87 237 215 37 73 12 9 7 41 2 1 19 18 .340 .392 .577 .969 167 124 8 1 0 2 3/54
1955 24 NYY AL 108 314 288 46 92 17 3 12 61 1 1 21 32 .319 .369 .524 .894 140 151 11 3 0 2 4 3/5
1956 25 NYY AL 134 523 464 78 143 21 6 23 90 4 4 50 60 .308 .382 .528 .910 142 245 16 6 2 1 3 *3/5
1957 ★ 26 NYY AL 122 501 457 54 139 15 5 17 88 3 2 31 60 .304 .347 .470 .818 123 215 17 3 3 7 6 *3 AS,MVP-22
1958 ★ 27 NYY AL 126 502 465 61 127 22 3 14 73 1 1 28 69 .273 .317 .424 .740 106 197 16 4 1 5 1 *3/5 AS
1959 ★ 28 NYY AL 74 309 282 39 84 13 5 15 59 1 0 20 47 .298 .349 .539 .888 145 152 10 3 2 2 0 3 AS
1960 ★ 29 NYY AL 146 584 538 63 166 34 3 26 91 2 3 38 95 .309 .353 .528 .881 141 284 17 2 0 6 2 *3 AS,MVP-9
1961 ★ 30 NYY AL 150 608 561 77 150 23 4 28 89 0 0 35 108 .267 .318 .472 .790 113 265 21 8 0 3 9 *3 AS
1962 31 NYY AL 140 524 478 63 129 16 6 23 80 0 1 36 99 .270 .325 .473 .798 114 226 13 5 1 4 4 *3
1963 32 LAD NL 89 256 237 19 48 8 0 4 19 0 1 13 49 .203 .252 .287 .539 61 68 10 3 2 1 4 3/5
1964 33 TOT AL 146 575 535 47 151 21 3 17 79 0 0 30 92 .282 .322 .428 .750 108 229 14 4 0 6 6 *3
1964 33 WSA AL 73 278 262 28 71 10 0 13 41 0 0 11 56 .271 .306 .458 .764 110 120 7 3 0 2 2 3
1964 33 CHW AL 73 297 273 19 80 11 3 4 38 0 0 19 36 .293 .337 .399 .736 107 109 7 1 0 4 4 3
1965 ★ 34 CHW AL 146 605 559 63 153 24 3 18 78 1 3 32 77 .274 .316 .424 .740 116 237 22 5 4 5 4 *3 AS
1966 35 CHW AL 120 369 337 27 84 15 2 6 29 1 1 26 45 .249 .308 .359 .667 98 121 11 3 2 1 4 3
1967 36 TOT AL 70 139 131 8 27 2 1 1 11 0 0 4 19 .206 .252 .260 .511 55 34 6 4 0 0 1 3
1967 36 CHW AL 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 1 0 0 0 0
1967 36 CAL AL 62 131 123 8 27 2 1 1 10 0 0 4 18 .220 .267 .276 .544 65 34 5 4 0 0 1 3
14 Yrs 1658 6046 5547 682 1566 243 53 211 888 16 18 383 870 .282 .332 .459 .792 119 2548 192 54 17 45 48
162 Game Avg. 162 591 542 67 153 24 5 21 87 2 2 37 85 .282 .332 .459 .792 119 249 19 5 2 4
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
NYY (9 yrs) 1087 4102 3748 518 1103 173 44 165 672 14 13 278 588 .294 .346 .496 .842 129 1859 129 35 9 32 29
CHW (4 yrs) 347 1279 1177 109 317 50 8 28 146 2 4 77 159 .269 .317 .397 .713 107 467 41 9 6 10 12
WSA (1 yr) 73 278 262 28 71 10 0 13 41 0 0 11 56 .271 .306 .458 .764 110 120 7 3 0 2 2
LAD (1 yr) 89 256 237 19 48 8 0 4 19 0 1 13 49 .203 .252 .287 .539 61 68 10 3 2 1 4
CAL (1 yr) 62 131 123 8 27 2 1 1 10 0 0 4 18 .220 .267 .276 .544 65 34 5 4 0 0 1
AL (13 yrs) 1569 5790 5310 663 1518 235 53 207 869 16 17 370 821 .286 .336 .467 .803 122 2480 182 51 15 44 44
NL (1 yr) 89 256 237 19 48 8 0 4 19 0 1 13 49 .203 .252 .287 .539 61 68 10 3 2 1 4

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
1954 23 NYY AL 87 237 16 0 -0 -3 -2 11 1.2 7 19 2.0 .514 .508 2.2 -0.5 21 $6,000 3/54
1955 24 NYY AL 108 314 13 0 -1 -2 -3 7 0.8 10 17 1.7 .507 .505 2.0 -0.5 19 $10,000 3/5
1956 25 NYY AL 134 523 32 -1 0 2 -6 28 2.8 16 44 4.3 .521 .517 4.0 -0.3 41 $14,000 *3/5
1957 ★ 26 NYY AL 122 501 15 -0 -2 8 -6 15 1.5 15 30 3.1 .513 .510 2.2 0.2 22 $18,500 *3 AS,MVP-22
1958 ★ 27 NYY AL 126 502 4 1 -1 6 -6 3 0.2 15 18 1.8 .503 .502 1.2 -0.1 13 $20,500 *3/5 AS
1959 ★ 28 NYY AL 74 309 15 -2 -1 2 -4 10 0.9 9 19 1.9 .514 .506 1.7 -0.2 17 $22,500 3 AS
1960 ★ 29 NYY AL 146 584 30 -2 -1 10 -8 29 2.9 18 47 4.6 .521 .519 3.8 0.1 37 $22,500 *3 AS,MVP-9
1961 ★ 30 NYY AL 150 608 10 0 -2 8 -8 8 0.5 19 26 2.4 .505 .505 1.8 -0.2 18 $35,000 *3 AS
1962 31 NYY AL 140 524 8 -2 -1 7 -7 5 0.3 16 21 1.9 .504 .503 1.4 -0.2 14 $37,500 *3
1963 32 LAD NL 89 256 -10 -1 -1 -4 -3 -18 -2.2 10 -9 -1.1 .476 .487 -0.7 -0.8 -5 $30,000 3/5
1964 33 WSA AL 73 278 1 -2 0 3 -4 -1 -0.3 9 7 0.6 .498 .499 0.4 -0.2 5 $45,000 3
1964 33 CHW AL 73 297 4 1 0 3 -4 4 0.3 9 13 1.2 .506 .503 1.1 -0.2 11 3
1965 ★ 34 CHW AL 146 605 9 -1 -0 4 -8 5 0.4 19 23 2.3 .504 .503 1.9 -0.4 19 $47,000 *3 AS
1966 35 CHW AL 120 369 3 -1 0 3 -4 2 0.1 12 14 1.3 .502 .501 1.1 -0.3 11 $48,000 3
1967 36 CHW AL 8 8 -1 0 -0 0 0 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .480 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 $36,000
1967 36 CAL AL 62 131 -5 -1 -0 -2 -1 -10 -1.3 4 -6 -0.9 .480 .492 -0.6 -0.5 -4 3
14 Seasons 1658 6046 144 -10 -9 45 -76 94 7.9 188 282 26.9 .506 .505 23.1 -4.3 237 $392,500
NYY (9 yrs) 1087 4102 142 -6 -9 38 -51 115 11.0 126 240 23.6 .511 .509 20.2 -1.9 203 $186,500
CHW (4 yrs) 347 1279 15 -0 0 10 -16 9 0.6 40 49 4.7 .503 .502 3.9 -1.0 39 $131,000
WSA (1 yr) 73 278 1 -2 0 3 -4 -1 -0.3 9 7 0.6 .498 .499 0.4 -0.2 5 $45,000
LAD (1 yr) 89 256 -10 -1 -1 -4 -3 -18 -2.2 10 -9 -1.1 .476 .487 -0.7 -0.8 -5 $30,000
CAL (1 yr) 62 131 -5 -1 -0 -2 -1 -10 -1.3 4 -6 -0.9 .480 .492 -0.6 -0.5 -4

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
1955 24 NYY AL WS BRO L 5 12 12 2 4 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .750 1.083 9 0 0 0 0 0
1956 ❍ 25 NYY AL WS BRO W 3 10 10 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 3 .100 .100 .400 .500 4 0 0 0 0 0
1957 26 NYY AL WS MLN L 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1958 ❍ 27 NYY AL WS MLN W 7 28 27 3 7 0 0 2 7 0 0 1 4 .259 .286 .481 .767 13 0 0 0 0 0
1960 29 NYY AL WS PIT L 7 33 32 7 12 2 0 2 6 0 0 0 6 .375 .364 .625 .989 20 1 0 0 1 0
1961 ❍ 30 NYY AL WS CIN W 5 20 17 3 6 0 0 1 5 0 0 3 4 .353 .450 .529 .979 9 1 0 0 0 0
1962 ❍ 31 NYY AL WS SFG W 6 20 18 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 5 .222 .300 .333 .633 6 1 1 0 0 0
1963 ❍ 32 LAD NL WS NYY W 4 14 13 2 5 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 3 .385 .429 .615 1.044 8 2 0 0 0 1
8 Yrs (8 Series) 39 141 133 19 39 4 1 8 29 0 0 6 26 .293 .326 .519 .845 69 5 1 0 1 1
8 WS 39 141 133 19 39 4 1 8 29 0 0 6 26 .293 .326 .519 .845 69 5 1 0 1 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 Awards
1954 NYY AL 23 1B 61 56 17 398.2 429 395 28 6 48 .986 -4 -12 9.55 6.93 .990 9.60 9.53
1954 NYY AL 23 3B 5 2 1 23.0 12 1 11 0 0 1.000 2 83 4.70 2.40 .959 3.48 3.46
1954 NYY AL 23 2B 2 1 1 10.0 10 3 6 1 0 .900 -0 -36 8.10 4.50 .976 5.40 5.35
1955 NYY AL 24 1B 74 69 42 548.0 560 517 37 6 63 .989 -3 -6 9.10 7.49 .991 9.63 9.54
1955 NYY AL 24 3B 3 0 0 10.0 7 3 3 1 0 .857 0 36 5.40 2.00 .950 3.15 3.13
1956 NYY AL 25 1B 120 117 99 1011.1 1055 968 80 7 138 .993 2 3 9.33 8.73 .990 9.43 9.35
1956 NYY AL 25 3B 2 2 1 17.0 8 1 6 1 0 .875 0 7 3.71 3.50 .949 3.23 3.20
1957 NYY AL 26 1B 115 111 105 1012.1 1121 1026 86 9 116 .992 8 10 9.89 9.67 .992 9.67 9.70 AS,MVP-22
1958 NYY AL 27 1B 118 114 108 1011.0 1119 1040 71 8 112 .993 8 9 9.89 9.42 .991 9.60 9.50 AS
1958 NYY AL 27 3B 2 2 2 16.0 7 1 1 5 0 .286 -2 -165 1.12 1.00 .951 3.09 3.10 AS
1959 NYY AL 28 1B 72 71 60 607.1 675 626 43 6 68 .991 2 5 9.91 9.29 .990 9.84 9.77 AS
1960 NYY AL 29 1B 142 140 118 1200.1 1329 1202 115 12 130 .991 10 10 9.87 9.27 .991 9.58 9.56 AS,MVP-9
1961 NYY AL 30 1B 149 147 142 1291.0 1340 1228 102 10 146 .993 8 7 9.27 8.93 .990 9.45 9.34 AS
1962 NYY AL 31 1B 135 123 113 1116.1 1141 1054 77 10 101 .991 7 7 9.12 8.38 .990 9.44 9.41
1963 LAD NL 32 1B 66 60 39 507.2 557 518 34 5 44 .991 -4 -8 9.79 8.36 .989 9.81 9.78
1963 LAD NL 32 3B 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -120 0.00 0.00 3.15 2.90
1964 TOT AL 33 1B 136 133 111 1161.0 1297 1212 80 5 94 .996 5 6 10.02 9.50 .991 9.43 9.41
1964 WSA AL 33 1B 66 63 58 559.0 635 591 40 4 41 .994 3 6 10.16 9.56 .991 9.43 9.41
1964 CHW AL 33 1B 70 70 53 602.0 662 621 40 1 53 .998 3 5 9.88 9.44 .991 9.43 9.41
1965 CHW AL 34 1B 145 143 87 1220.1 1379 1297 74 8 116 .994 4 4 10.11 9.46 .991 9.56 9.53 AS
1966 CHW AL 35 1B 98 92 40 689.1 789 722 60 7 75 .991 3 6 10.21 7.98 .991 9.59 9.58
1967 CAL AL 36 1B 32 27 17 224.0 257 238 16 3 15 .988 -2 -12 10.21 7.94 .991 9.53 9.55
14 Seasons 1B 1463 1403 1098 11998.2 13048 12043 903 102 1266 .992 46 5 9.71 8.85 .991 9.56 9.51
5 Seasons 3B 13 6 4 68.0 34 6 21 7 0 .794 -0 -7 3.57 2.08 .953 3.27 3.25
1 Season 2B 2 1 1 10.0 10 3 6 1 0 .900 -0 -36 8.10 4.50 .976 5.40 5.35
14 Seasons TOT 1478 1410 1103 12076.2 13092 12052 930 110 1266 .992 45 4 9.67 8.78 .991 9.52 9.45
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG 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.
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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.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1957 AL (22, 1%)
1960 AL (9, 17%)
0.18 Career Shares (798th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1960 AL  4.6 (8th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1960 AL  4.6 (5th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1960 AL  3.8 (8th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1957 AL  .304 (7th)
1960 AL  .309 (4th)

Slugging % s c a p y
1956 AL  .528 (6th)
1957 AL  .470 (10th)
1960 AL  .528 (5th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1956 AL  .910 (10th)
1960 AL  .881 (5th)

Hits s c a p y
1960 AL  166 (7th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1960 AL  284 (3rd)

Doubles s c a p y
1960 AL  34 (2nd)

Triples s c a p y
1954 AL  9 (6th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1960 AL  26 (8th)
1961 AL  28 (8th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1956 AL  90 (10th)
1957 AL  88 (8th)
1960 AL  91 (8th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1960 AL  95 (4th)
1961 AL  108 (6th)
1962 AL  99 (9th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1956 AL  142 (7th)
1960 AL  141 (5th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1960 AL  95 (6th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1956 AL  26 (9th)
1960 AL  29 (5th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1956 AL  2.5 (9th)
1960 AL  2.8 (5th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1960 AL  63 (2nd)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1960 AL  .659 (7th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1961 AL  8 (5th)
1965 AL  5 (9th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1957 AL  7 (5th)
1960 AL  6 (9th)
1964 AL  6 (10th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1957 AL  6 (10th)
1961 AL  9 (4th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
1957 AL  17 (4th)
1960 AL  17 (8th)
1961 AL  21 (2nd)
1965 AL  22 (3rd)
Career  192 (116th)

AB per HR s c a p y
1956 AL  20.2 (9th)
1960 AL  20.7 (8th)
1962 AL  20.8 (10th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
1956 AL  40.76 (8th)
1960 AL  29.08 (10th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1957 AL  2.9 (8th)
1960 AL  3.0 (10th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1956 AL  3.8 (7th)
1960 AL  2.6 (9th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
1956 AL  3.9 (7th)
1960 AL  2.9 (10th)

Putoutss c a p y
1956 AL  969 (2nd)
1957 AL  1,026 (2nd)
1958 AL  1,041 (2nd)
1960 AL  1,202 (1st)
1961 AL  1,228 (2nd)
1964 AL  1,212 (2nd)
1965 AL  1,297 (1st)
Career  12,052 (91st)

Def. Games as 1B s c a p y
1956 AL  120 (2nd)
1957 AL  115 (4th)
1958 AL  118 (2nd)
1960 AL  142 (2nd)
1961 AL  149 (2nd)
1964 AL  136 (5th)
1965 AL  145 (1st)
Career  1,463 (66th)

Putouts as 1B s c a p y
1956 AL  968 (2nd)
1957 AL  1,026 (2nd)
1958 AL  1,040 (2nd)
1960 AL  1,202 (1st)
1961 AL  1,228 (2nd)
1964 AL  1,212 (2nd)
1965 AL  1,297 (1st)
Career  12,043 (81st)

Assists as 1B s c a p y
1956 AL  80 (1st)
1957 AL  86 (2nd)
1958 AL  71 (4th)
1960 AL  115 (2nd)
1961 AL  102 (3rd)
1965 AL  74 (4th)
Career  903 (67th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
1957 AL  9 (4th)
1960 AL  12 (1st)
1962 AL  10 (4th)
1965 AL  8 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as 1B s c a p y
1956 AL  138 (1st)
1957 AL  116 (2nd)
1958 AL  112 (2nd)
1959 AL  68 (4th)
1960 AL  130 (2nd)
1961 AL  146 (1st)
1964 AL  94 (5th)
1965 AL  116 (1st)
Career  1,266 (45th)

Total Zone Runs as 1B s c a p y
1956 AL  2 (4th)
1957 AL  8 (2nd)
1958 AL  8 (1st)
1960 AL  10 (2nd)
1961 AL  8 (2nd)
1962 AL  7 (2nd)
1964 AL  5 (3rd)
1965 AL  5 (4th)
1966 AL  3 (5th)
Career  46 (19th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 1Bs c a p y
1956 AL  9.33 (4th)
1957 AL  9.89 (3rd)
1958 AL  9.89 (2nd)
1960 AL  9.87 (2nd)
1964 AL  10.02 (2nd)
1965 AL  10.11 (2nd)
1966 AL  10.21 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as 1B s c a p y
1956 AL  8.73 (3rd)
1957 AL  9.67 (1st)
1958 AL  9.42 (2nd)
1960 AL  9.27 (2nd)
1964 AL  9.50 (2nd)
1965 AL  9.46 (2nd)

Fielding % as 1B s c a p y
1956 AL  .993 (2nd)
1957 AL  .992 (2nd)
1958 AL  .993 (1st)
1960 AL  .991 (4th)
1961 AL  .993 (4th)
1964 AL  .996 (2nd)
1965 AL  .994 (2nd)


Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 43 (594), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 38 (510), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 14 (1198), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (95th), 26.9 career WAR/20.5 7yr-peak WAR/23.7 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.4 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 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 ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1954 23 New York Yankees $6,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1955 24 New York Yankees $10,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1956 25 New York Yankees $14,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1957 26 New York Yankees $18,500* ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts P. Golenbock, Dynasty 274:21500.00,
1958 27 New York Yankees $20,500* ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts 3/4/58 LA Times, from AP:22000.00,
1959 28 New York Yankees $22,500* ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts 1/27/60 TSN:23000.00,
1960 29 New York Yankees $22,500* ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts 1/27/60 TSN:23000.00,1/21/60 AP says $24,000
1961 30 New York Yankees $35,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1962 31 New York Yankees $37,500 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1963 32 Los Angeles Dodgers $30,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1964 33 Washington Senators $45,000* ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts Noll/Fort/Hylan database:45000.00,1/25/64 TSN: $42,000
1965 34 Chicago White Sox $47,000* ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts Noll/Fort/Hylan database:47000.00,
1966 35 Chicago White Sox $48,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1967 36 Chicago White Sox $36,000* ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts Noll/Fort/Hylan database:36000.00,
Career to date (may be incomplete)$392,500
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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