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Bobby Tolan

Robert Tolan

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: November 19, 1945 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Fremont HS (Los Angeles, CA)
Signed
by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1963. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 3, 1965 (Age 19)
Teams (by GP): Reds/Padres/Cardinals/Phillies/Pirates 1965-1979

Final Game: September 19, 1979 (Age 33)
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All-Time Rank (among batters): #1177. Harvey Hendrick… #1178. Nick Johnson… #1179. Johnny Edwards… #1180. BOBBY TOLAN… #1181. Gene Moore… #1182. Hi Myers… #1183. Chick Gandil… 

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
1965 19 STL NL 17 71 69 8 13 2 0 0 6 2 1 0 4 .188 .197 .217 .415 13 15 1 1 0 1 0 9
1966 20 STL NL 43 103 93 10 16 5 1 1 6 1 2 6 15 .172 .233 .280 .513 42 26 1 2 0 2 2 97/3
1967 21 STL NL 110 294 265 35 67 7 3 6 32 12 7 19 43 .253 .309 .370 .679 95 98 6 4 3 3 0 893/7
1968 22 STL NL 92 296 278 28 64 12 1 5 17 9 5 13 42 .230 .272 .335 .607 83 93 8 3 2 0 3 9/387
1969 23 CIN NL 152 691 637 104 194 25 10 21 93 26 12 27 92 .305 .347 .474 .821 124 302 9 15 10 2 2 *89
1970 24 CIN NL 152 675 589 112 186 34 6 16 80 57 20 62 94 .316 .384 .475 .860 126 280 9 8 9 7 3 *8 MVP-16
1971 Did not play in major leagues (Injured)
1972 26 CIN NL 149 667 604 88 171 28 5 8 82 42 15 44 88 .283 .334 .386 .720 110 233 15 6 6 7 5 *8 MVP-20
1973 27 CIN NL 129 501 457 42 94 14 2 9 51 15 10 27 68 .206 .251 .304 .555 57 139 11 3 7 7 2 *89
1974 28 SDP NL 95 394 357 45 95 16 1 8 40 7 9 20 41 .266 .320 .384 .703 101 137 5 9 6 2 4 98
1975 29 SDP NL 147 560 506 58 129 19 4 5 43 11 13 28 45 .255 .306 .338 .644 84 171 15 10 14 2 3 *7398
1976 30 PHI NL 110 290 272 32 71 7 0 5 35 10 5 7 39 .261 .285 .342 .627 76 93 8 4 2 5 3 378/9
1977 31 TOT NL 64 97 90 8 17 4 0 2 10 1 1 5 14 .189 .229 .300 .529 40 27 1 0 1 1 0 3/7
1977 31 PHI NL 15 17 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .125 .176 .125 .301 -19 2 0 0 0 0 0 /3
1977 31 PIT NL 49 80 74 7 15 4 0 2 9 1 1 4 10 .203 .241 .338 .578 52 25 1 0 1 1 0 3/7
1979 33 SDP NL 22 25 21 2 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 .190 .190 .286 .476 33 6 2 0 4 0 0 /39
13 Yrs 1282 4664 4238 572 1121 173 34 86 497 193 100 258 587 .265 .314 .382 .696 95 1620 91 65 64 39 27
162 Game Avg. 162 589 536 72 142 22 4 11 63 24 13 33 74 .265 .314 .382 .696 95 205 11 8 8 5 3
STL (4 yrs) 262 764 705 81 160 26 5 12 61 24 15 38 104 .227 .274 .329 .603 74 232 16 10 5 6 5
CIN (4 yrs) 582 2534 2287 346 645 101 23 54 306 140 57 160 342 .282 .335 .417 .752 108 954 44 32 32 23 12
SDP (3 yrs) 264 979 884 105 228 35 6 13 85 18 22 48 88 .258 .309 .355 .664 90 314 22 19 24 4 7
PHI (2 yrs) 125 307 288 33 73 7 0 5 36 10 5 8 43 .253 .279 .330 .609 70 95 8 4 2 5 3
PIT (1 yr) 49 80 74 7 15 4 0 2 9 1 1 4 10 .203 .241 .338 .578 52 25 1 0 1 1 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
1965 19 STL NL 17 71 -8 -1 0 0 -1 -9 -1.1 3 -6 -0.8 .438 .494 -0.8 -0.0 -7 9
1966 20 STL NL 43 103 -8 -0 0 2 -1 -7 -0.8 4 -4 -0.5 .480 .495 -0.7 0.1 -6 97/3
1967 21 STL NL 110 294 -1 1 -0 1 -2 -1 -0.1 11 9 1.0 .499 .499 0.8 -0.1 8 893/7
1968 22 STL NL 92 296 -4 1 -1 2 -3 -4 -0.4 10 6 0.6 .494 .496 0.2 0.0 3 9/387
1969 23 CIN NL 152 691 20 1 1 8 -3 27 3.1 22 49 5.3 .520 .518 4.3 0.6 41 *89
1970 24 CIN NL 152 675 21 1 3 5 -1 30 3.2 22 52 5.4 .520 .519 4.7 0.6 47 *8 MVP-16
1972 26 CIN NL 149 667 9 3 3 10 -1 24 3.0 21 45 4.9 .519 .517 3.5 1.2 34 *8 MVP-20
1973 27 CIN NL 129 501 -24 -3 1 -1 -3 -31 -3.6 16 -15 -2.0 .473 .478 -1.9 -0.6 -13 *89
1974 28 SDP NL 95 394 -1 -1 0 -14 -3 -19 -2.1 13 -6 -0.9 .478 .487 0.6 -1.9 7 $76,000 98
1975 29 SDP NL 147 560 -10 -2 -1 2 -7 -18 -2.1 18 -0 -0.3 .486 .487 -0.6 -0.6 -2 $84,000 *7398
1976 30 PHI NL 110 290 -10 -2 1 -7 -4 -22 -2.6 9 -13 -1.7 .477 .484 -0.9 -1.3 -6 378/9
1977 31 PHI NL 15 17 -3 0 0 -0 -0 -3 -0.3 1 -2 -0.3 .479 .498 -0.2 -0.0 -2 /3
1977 31 PIT NL 49 80 -5 -0 1 -2 -1 -7 -0.7 3 -4 -0.5 .485 .496 -0.3 -0.2 -3 3/7
1979 33 SDP NL 22 25 -2 -0 -0 0 -0 -3 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .487 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 /39
13 Seasons 1282 4664 -26 -2 8 7 -30 -44 -4.9 152 109 10.2 .496 .500 8.3 -2.1 101 $160,000
STL (4 yrs) 262 764 -22 2 -0 6 -8 -22 -2.4 27 5 0.4 .490 .497 -0.6 0.0 -1
CIN (4 yrs) 582 2534 26 2 7 22 -8 50 5.7 81 131 13.6 .509 .509 10.6 1.9 109
SDP (3 yrs) 264 979 -14 -4 -1 -12 -10 -40 -4.5 32 -8 -1.4 .483 .488 -0.3 -2.4 4 $160,000
PHI (2 yrs) 125 307 -13 -2 1 -8 -4 -26 -2.9 10 -16 -1.9 .477 .486 -1.1 -1.3 -8
PIT (1 yr) 49 80 -5 -0 1 -2 -1 -7 -0.7 3 -4 -0.5 .485 .496 -0.3 -0.2 -3

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
1967 21 STL NL WS BOS W 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 22 STL NL WS DET L 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 24 CIN NL NLCS PIT W 3 13 12 3 5 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 1 .417 .462 .667 1.128 8 0 0 0 0 0
1970 24 CIN NL WS BAL L 5 22 19 5 4 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 2 .211 .318 .421 .739 8 0 0 0 0 0
1972 26 CIN NL NLCS PIT W 5 21 21 3 5 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 4 .238 .238 .381 .619 8 0 0 0 0 0
1972 26 CIN NL WS OAK L 7 27 26 2 7 1 0 0 6 5 0 1 4 .269 .296 .308 .604 8 0 0 0 0 0
1976 30 PHI NL NLCS CIN L 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0 1
5 Yrs (7 Series) 27 90 83 14 21 3 1 2 13 7 3 7 13 .253 .311 .386 .697 32 0 0 0 0 1
3 NLCS 11 37 35 6 10 1 1 1 6 1 2 2 5 .286 .324 .457 .781 16 0 0 0 0 1
4 WS 16 53 48 8 11 2 0 1 7 6 1 5 8 .229 .302 .333 .635 16 0 0 0 0 0

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
1965 STL NL 19 OF 17 17 17 153.2 33 32 0 1 0 .970 0 4 1.87 1.88 .975 2.00 2.00
1965 STL NL 19 RF 17 17 17 153.2 34 33 0 1 0 .971 0 4 1.93 1.94 .975 1.95 1.95
1966 STL NL 20 OF 26 22 19 204.0 42 39 1 2 0 .952 2 12 1.76 1.54 .974 2.03 2.03
1966 STL NL 20 RF 15 14 14 128.0 21 20 0 1 0 .952 -0 -3 1.41 1.33 .978 1.95 1.95
1966 STL NL 20 LF 11 8 5 76.0 22 20 1 1 0 .955 2 38 2.49 1.91 .963 1.74 1.73
1966 STL NL 20 1B 1 0 0 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 18.00 2.00 .990 9.90 9.90
1967 STL NL 21 OF 80 47 36 479.2 123 118 4 1 1 .992 1 3 2.29 1.53 .976 2.03 2.03
1967 STL NL 21 CF 54 33 27 327.2 87 83 3 1 1 .989 -0 -2 2.36 1.59 .981 2.29 2.29
1967 STL NL 21 RF 26 12 8 129.1 32 31 1 0 0 1.000 2 15 2.23 1.23 .976 2.03 2.03
1967 STL NL 21 1B 13 8 6 94.0 112 107 5 0 7 1.000 0 1 10.72 8.62 .991 9.96 9.96
1967 STL NL 21 LF 5 2 1 22.2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.59 0.80 .970 1.75 1.74
1968 STL NL 22 OF 67 56 49 530.2 123 116 3 4 1 .967 -0 -0 2.02 1.78 .975 2.02 2.03
1968 STL NL 22 RF 59 48 42 454.2 96 93 1 2 1 .979 -1 -3 1.86 1.59 .981 2.01 2.01
1968 STL NL 22 1B 9 7 7 78.2 92 83 9 0 7 1.000 2 38 10.53 10.22 .992 10.09 10.12
1968 STL NL 22 CF 9 7 6 68.0 28 24 2 2 0 .929 1 19 3.44 2.89 .978 2.40 2.40
1968 STL NL 22 LF 1 1 1 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -30 0.00 0.00 1.69 1.60
1969 CIN NL 23 OF 150 149 144 1332.1 378 362 6 10 3 .974 8 7 2.49 2.45 .973 2.02 2.01
1969 CIN NL 23 CF 87 86 85 777.1 249 240 3 6 1 .976 7 11 2.81 2.79 .977 2.32 2.30
1969 CIN NL 23 RF 63 63 59 555.0 134 127 3 4 2 .970 1 2 2.11 2.06 .975 1.84 1.82
1970 CIN NL 24 CF 150 146 138 1301.0 357 342 7 8 0 .978 5 5 2.41 2.33 .978 2.34 2.33 MVP-16
1970 CIN NL 24 OF 150 146 138 1301.0 364 349 7 8 0 .978 5 5 2.46 2.37 .976 2.07 2.06 MVP-16
1972 CIN NL 26 CF 149 148 128 1323.2 419 406 9 4 3 .990 10 10 2.82 2.79 .980 2.60 2.61 MVP-20
1972 CIN NL 26 OF 149 148 128 1323.2 414 401 9 4 3 .990 10 10 2.79 2.75 .978 2.18 2.19 MVP-20
1973 CIN NL 27 OF 120 116 87 1033.1 298 279 9 10 1 .966 -1 -2 2.51 2.40 .977 2.23 2.23
1973 CIN NL 27 CF 76 69 46 597.1 191 183 1 7 0 .963 -3 -6 2.77 2.42 .980 2.63 2.63
1973 CIN NL 27 RF 67 47 41 436.0 99 89 7 3 1 .970 1 4 1.98 1.43 .973 2.01 2.01
1974 SDP NL 28 OF 88 84 72 741.1 171 161 5 5 0 .971 -14 -22 2.02 1.89 .979 2.27 2.27
1974 SDP NL 28 RF 84 74 68 664.1 149 139 5 5 0 .966 -10 -19 1.95 1.71 .975 2.03 2.03
1974 SDP NL 28 CF 10 10 4 77.0 22 22 0 0 0 1.000 -3 -50 2.57 2.20 .985 2.77 2.77
1975 SDP NL 29 OF 120 114 92 1004.1 242 230 5 7 1 .971 -1 -1 2.11 1.96 .978 2.29 2.28
1975 SDP NL 29 LF 94 83 69 747.1 167 158 4 5 1 .970 1 1 1.95 1.72 .973 2.10 2.10
1975 SDP NL 29 1B 27 10 7 126.2 121 106 15 0 7 1.000 2 22 8.60 4.48 .990 9.98 9.96
1975 SDP NL 29 RF 20 18 17 155.1 38 35 1 2 0 .947 -2 -12 2.09 1.80 .974 2.03 2.03
1975 SDP NL 29 CF 13 13 6 101.2 34 34 0 0 0 1.000 0 4 3.01 2.62 .984 2.72 2.72
1976 PHI NL 30 1B 50 41 31 375.2 370 354 13 3 36 .992 -4 -11 8.79 7.34 .991 9.95 9.93
1976 PHI NL 30 OF 35 20 6 192.0 44 41 1 2 0 .955 -4 -24 1.97 1.20 .979 2.34 2.33
1976 PHI NL 30 LF 26 7 4 94.0 22 21 0 1 0 .955 -0 -4 2.01 0.81 .976 2.02 2.01
1976 PHI NL 30 CF 13 11 1 81.0 20 19 1 0 0 1.000 -2 -31 2.22 1.54 .984 2.84 2.84
1976 PHI NL 30 RF 4 2 1 17.0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 -1 -99 2.12 1.00 .974 2.17 2.15
1977 TOT NL 31 1B 25 11 8 118.1 130 122 7 1 10 .992 -2 -24 9.81 5.16 .991 9.89 9.89
1977 PHI NL 31 1B 5 1 0 15.0 18 16 1 1 1 .944 -0 -24 10.20 3.40 .991 9.90 9.88
1977 PIT NL 31 1B 20 10 8 103.1 112 106 6 0 9 1.000 -2 -24 9.75 5.60 .991 9.89 9.89
1977 PIT NL 31 LF 2 0 0 6.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1 120 4.50 1.50 .973 1.95 1.95
1977 PIT NL 31 OF 2 0 0 6.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1 120 4.50 1.50 .977 2.25 2.25
1979 SDP NL 33 1B 5 0 0 13.0 12 10 2 0 2 1.000 0 0 8.31 2.40 .992 9.90 9.86
1979 SDP NL 33 OF 1 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.40 2.30
1979 SDP NL 33 RF 1 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.10 2.20
13 Seasons OF 1005 919 788 8305.0 2235 2131 50 54 10 .976 8 1 2.36 2.17 .976 2.14 2.14
9 Seasons CF 561 523 441 4654.2 1407 1353 26 28 5 .980 15 4 2.67 2.46 .979 2.47 2.47
10 Seasons RF 356 295 267 2696.1 608 571 18 19 4 .969 -10 -5 1.97 1.65 .976 1.98 1.98
6 Seasons LF 139 101 80 954.0 218 206 5 7 1 .968 3 4 1.99 1.52 .972 2.05 2.04
7 Seasons 1B 130 77 59 807.1 839 784 51 4 69 .995 -1 -2 9.31 6.42 .991 9.96 9.94
13 Seasons TOT 1135 996 847 9112.1 3074 2915 101 58 79 .981 7 1 2.98 2.66 .980 2.84 3.03
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.
  • 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
1985 BBWAA ()

Awards (yr lg award)
1972 Hutch Award

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1970 NL (16, 5%)
1972 NL (20, 2%)
0.07 Career Shares (1036th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1970 NL  5.4 (10th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1969 NL  .305 (9th)
1970 NL  .316 (10th)

At Bats s c a p y
1969 NL  637 (6th)
1972 NL  604 (6th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1969 NL  691 (9th)
1972 NL  667 (6th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1969 NL  104 (6th)
1970 NL  112 (5th)
1972 NL  88 (8th)

Hits s c a p y
1969 NL  194 (4th)
1970 NL  186 (8th)
1972 NL  171 (9th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1969 NL  302 (7th)

Doubles s c a p y
1970 NL  34 (8th)

Triples s c a p y
1969 NL  10 (3rd)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1969 NL  93 (9th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1969 NL  26 (5th)
1970 NL  57 (1st)
1972 NL  42 (5th)

Singles s c a p y
1969 NL  138 (6th)
1970 NL  130 (10th)
1972 NL  130 (6th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1969 NL  15 (2nd)
1970 NL  8 (6th)
1972 NL  6 (5th)
1974 NL  9 (3rd)
1975 NL  10 (3rd)
Career  65 (247th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1969 NL  10 (10th)
1975 NL  14 (9th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1970 NL  7 (5th)
1972 NL  7 (10th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
1969 NL  12 (4th)
1970 NL  20 (1st)
1972 NL  15 (4th)
1973 NL  10 (9th)
1975 NL  13 (3rd)
Career  100 (119th)

SB % s c a p y
1969 NL  68.42 (10th)
1972 NL  73.68 (8th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
1969 NL  23.2 (3rd)
1970 NL  25.0 (4th)

Outs Made s c a p y
1969 NL  476 (7th)
1972 NL  476 (3rd)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1970 NL  4.9 (8th)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1975 NL  1 (5th)

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1970 NL  150 (2nd)
1972 NL  149 (1st)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1970 NL  342 (2nd)
1972 NL  406 (1st)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1970 NL  7 (3rd)
1972 NL  9 (3rd)

Errors Committed as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1969 NL  6 (4th)
1970 NL  8 (3rd)
1973 NL  7 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1969 NL  1 (5th)
1972 NL  3 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1969 NL  2 (4th)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
1972 NL  149 (3rd)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
1969 NL  362 (1st)
1970 NL  349 (2nd)
1972 NL  401 (1st)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1973 NL  10 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1969 NL  3 (5th)
1972 NL  3 (2nd)

Total Zone Runs as 1B s c a p y
1968 NL  3 (5th)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1969 NL  7 (2nd)
1970 NL  5 (3rd)
1972 NL  11 (2nd)
Career  16 (93rd)

Range Factor/9Inn as CF (s.1954)s c a p y
1969 NL  2.81 (1st)
1970 NL  2.41 (4th)
1972 NL  2.82 (2nd)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1969 NL  2.79 (1st)
1970 NL  2.33 (4th)
1972 NL  2.79 (2nd)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1970 NL  .978 (3rd)
1972 NL  .990 (2nd)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
1972 NL  11 (4th)

Range Factor/9Inn as OFs c a p y
1970 NL  2.46 (3rd)
1972 NL  2.79 (2nd)

Range Factor/Game as OF s c a p y
1969 NL  2.45 (2nd)
1970 NL  2.37 (3rd)
1972 NL  2.75 (2nd)
1973 NL  2.40 (5th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1972 NL  .990 (3rd)

Youngest s c a p y
1965 NL  born 1945-11-19 (8th)


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 (·)

Black InkBatting - 2 (621), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 41 (613), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 19 (845), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 8 (1830), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (198th), 10.2 career WAR/16.7 7yr-peak WAR/13.4 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 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 Sources Notes/Other Sources
197327San Diego Padres$65,0001975 TSN Guide
197428San Diego Padres$76,0001975 TSN GuideSigned *after* 1974 season ended!
197529San Diego Padres$84,0001975 TSN GuideSigned *after* 1974 season ended!
Career to date (may be incomplete)$225,000
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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