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Coaker Triplett

Herman Coaker Triplett

Positions: Leftfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 18, 1911 in Boone, NC
School: Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 19, 1938 (Age 26.122, 6,836th in MLB history)   vs. CIN 5 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1941 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Cardinals/Cubs 1938-1945

Last Game: September 30, 1945 (Age 33.286)   vs. BRO 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: January 30, 1992 in Boone, NC
Buried: Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens, Boone, NC
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Standard Batting

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
1938 26 CHC NL 12 36 36 4 9 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 .250 .250 .361 .611 64 13 2 0 0 /O789
1941 29 STL NL 76 207 185 29 53 6 3 3 21 0 18 27 .286 .350 .400 .750 105 74 6 0 3 O7/9
1942 30 STL NL 64 171 154 18 42 7 4 1 23 1 17 15 .273 .345 .390 .735 108 60 5 0 0 O7/9
1943 31 TOT NL 114 415 385 46 100 16 4 15 56 2 29 34 .260 .312 .439 .751 120 169 10 0 1 7/9
1943 31 STL NL 9 26 25 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 1 6 .080 .115 .200 .315 -12 5 1 0 0 /O97
1943 31 PHI NL 105 389 360 45 98 16 4 14 52 2 28 28 .272 .325 .456 .780 129 164 9 0 1 7O
1944 32 PHI NL 84 203 184 15 43 5 1 1 25 1 19 10 .234 .305 .288 .593 71 53 9 0 0 O7/98
1945 33 PHI NL 120 403 363 36 87 11 1 7 46 6 40 27 .240 .315 .333 .648 83 121 7 0 0 7O/9
6 Yrs 470 1435 1307 148 334 47 14 27 173 10 123 114 .256 .320 .375 .694 97 490 39 0 4
162 Game Avg. 162 495 450 51 115 16 5 9 60 3 42 39 .256 .320 .375 .694 97 169 13 0 1
PHI (3 yrs) 309 995 907 96 228 32 6 22 123 9 87 65 .251 .317 .373 .690 98 338 25 0 1
STL (3 yrs) 149 404 364 48 97 13 7 5 48 1 36 48 .266 .333 .382 .714 98 139 12 0 3
CHC (1 yr) 12 36 36 4 9 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 .250 .250 .361 .611 64 13 2 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
1938 26 CHC NL 12 36 -2 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .482 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /O789
1941 29 STL NL 76 207 1 0 0 0 -2 -1 -0.2 7 6 0.6 .498 .499 0.6 -0.3 6 O7/9
1942 30 STL NL 64 171 1 -0 0 0 -2 -1 -0.1 5 5 0.4 .499 .499 0.5 -0.3 5 O7/9
1943 31 STL NL 9 26 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.4 .450 .497 -0.4 -0.0 -3 /O97
1943 31 PHI NL 105 389 12 -0 0 0 -4 8 0.9 12 20 2.1 .508 .505 2.1 -0.5 20 7O
1944 32 PHI NL 84 203 -6 -0 0 0 -2 -8 -0.9 6 -2 -0.2 .490 .495 -0.2 -0.2 -2 O7/98
1945 33 PHI NL 120 403 -7 -0 0 -4 -4 -16 -1.6 13 -3 -0.3 .486 .490 0.1 -0.8 1 7O/9
6 Seasons 470 1435 -4 -0 0 -4 -15 -24 -2.6 46 23 2.1 .495 .497 2.6 -2.2 26
PHI (3 yrs) 309 995 -1 -0 0 -4 -11 -16 -1.6 32 16 1.5 .495 .496 2.0 -1.6 20
STL (3 yrs) 149 404 -1 0 0 0 -4 -6 -0.7 13 8 0.7 .496 .499 0.7 -0.6 8
CHC (1 yr) 12 36 -2 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .482 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1938 26 CHC NL 36 29 3 2.8 101 .257 .250 .278 .250 .343 .361 .396 .611 .739 64 .302 -2.0 -0.2 .448 .111 .111
1941 29 STL NL 207 141 26 4.9 100 .323 .286 .274 .350 .345 .400 .386 .750 .731 105 .579 0.8 0.1 .667 .211 .114 .0
1942 30 STL NL 171 117 21 4.8 93 .297 .273 .265 .345 .338 .390 .368 .735 .706 108 .608 1.4 0.2 .667 .234 .117 1.0
1943 31 TOT NL 415 296 54 4.9 86 .253 .260 .260 .312 .327 .439 .352 .751 .680 120 .599 7.2 0.7 .678 .260 .179 3.5
1943 31 STL NL 26 24 1 1.1 94 .056 .080 .272 .115 .341 .200 .368 .315 .710 -12 .091 -3.9 -0.4 .250 .160 .120 .0
1943 31 PHI NL 389 272 53 5.3 85 .264 .272 .259 .325 .326 .456 .351 .780 .678 129 .628 11.1 1.2 .716 .267 .183 3.5
1944 32 PHI NL 203 150 16 2.9 91 .243 .234 .263 .305 .330 .288 .370 .593 .699 71 .331 -6.8 -0.7 .487 .163 .054 1.0
1945 33 PHI NL 403 283 38 3.6 93 .243 .240 .269 .315 .338 .333 .370 .648 .708 83 .422 -8.0 -0.8 .590 .220 .094 6.5
6 Yrs 1435 1016 158 4.2 92 .263 .256 .266 .320 .335 .375 .368 .694 .702 97 .509 -7.5 -0.8 .616 .221 .119 14.6
162 Game Avg. 495 350 54 4.2 92 .263 .256 .266 .320 .335 .375 .368 .694 .702 97 .509 -7.5 -0.8 .616 .221 .119 5
PHI (3 yrs) 995 705 107 4.1 90 .251 .251 .264 .317 .332 .373 .363 .690 .694 98 .494 -3.8 -0.4 .616 .227 .121 12.8
STL (3 yrs) 404 282 48 4.6 96 .296 .266 .270 .333 .342 .382 .377 .714 .719 98 .562 -1.7 -0.2 .631 .217 .115 1.7
CHC (1 yr) 36 29 3 2.8 101 .257 .250 .278 .250 .343 .361 .396 .611 .739 64 .301 -2.0 -0.2 .448 .111 .111

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1938 26 CHC NL 36 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 8.3% 33% 36.0 18.0 1.00 97%
1941 29 STL NL 207 1.5% 13.0% 8.7% 5.8% 23% 1.50 6.9 61.7 8.8 0.94 75%
1942 30 STL NL 171 0.6% 8.8% 9.9% 7.0% 29% 0.88 10.3 154.0 6.7 0.88 81%
1943 31 TOT NL 415 3.6% 8.2% 7.0% 8.4% 35% 1.17 11.3 25.7 6.9 1.05 81%
1943 31 STL NL 26 3.9% 23.1% 3.9% 3.9% 50% 6.00 4.2 25.0 6.3 0.00 69%
1943 31 PHI NL 389 3.6% 7.2% 7.2% 8.7% 35% 1.00 12.9 25.7 6.9 1.15 82%
1944 32 PHI NL 203 0.5% 4.9% 9.4% 3.5% 16% 0.53 18.4 184.0 7.4 0.75 85%
1945 33 PHI NL 403 1.7% 6.7% 9.9% 4.7% 22% 0.68 13.4 51.9 7.9 0.96 82%
6 Yrs 1435 1.9% 7.9% 8.6% 6.1% 26% 0.93 11.5 48.4 7.6 0.93 81%
MLB Averages 1.3% 8.9% 8.8% 6.1% 26% 1.01 10.0 69.1 8.4 1.01 79%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1938 26 CHC NL -2.0 -0.2 37 -0.4 0.4 -0.8 .93 -0.2 -0.2 -4.1 -0.4 0.97 -3.5 2.79 3
1941 29 STL NL 0.8 0.1 68 -0.0 1.4 -1.5 1.28 -0.1 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.97 -0.5 2.09 12
1942 30 STL NL 1.4 0.2 51 0.2 1.3 -1.0 1.11 -0.0 0.2 -0.3 -0.0 0.95 0.0 2.05 3
1943 31 TOT NL 7.2 0.7 193 0.0 3.6 -3.6 1.07 -0.0 0.0 7.0 0.8 1.00 4.2 0.90 10
1943 31 STL NL -3.9 -0.4 8 -0.0 0.2 -0.2 1.35 0.1 -0.1 0.5 0.1 0.81 0.9 2.88 1
1943 31 PHI NL 11.1 1.2 185 0.0 3.4 -3.3 1.06 -0.1 0.1 6.5 0.7 1.01 3.3 0.68 9
1944 32 PHI NL -6.8 -0.7 134 -1.1 2.2 -3.2 1.28 -0.7 -0.1 -12.0 -1.3 1.13 -7.7 1.54 24
1945 33 PHI NL -8.0 -0.8 318 -0.2 5.6 -5.8 1.10 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.0 0.98 0.6 1.48 23
6 Yrs -7.5 -0.8 801 -1.5 14.5 -16.0 1.13 -1.1 -0.2 -8.9 -0.9 1.01 -6.8 1.59 75

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1938 26 CHC NL 0 0 44% 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50% 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
1941 29 STL NL 2 0 38% 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 57% 3 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 3
1942 30 STL NL 0 0 29% 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1943 31 TOT NL 1 0 27% 73 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 2 0 1 43% 13 9 4 2 2 0 6 1 5
1943 31 STL NL 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1943 31 PHI NL 1 0 28% 73 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 2 0 1 43% 13 9 4 2 2 0 6 1 5
1944 32 PHI NL 0 0 23% 50 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 46% 7 4 3 1 1 0 3 1 2
1945 33 PHI NL 6 0 24% 122 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 2 2 0 52% 13 6 6 3 3 0 11 2 8
6 Yrs 9 0 28% 288 10 8 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 2 4 3 2 49% 40 23 15 7 7 0 25 4 20

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1938 26 CHC NL 36 14% 9 3 0 0 0 2.79 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 40% 2 0 0% 23 2 9% 2 0 0% 0 0 0
1941 29 STL NL 68 63% 53 12 3 0 2 2.09 3 0 2 1 1 1 2 1 3 14 6 43% 4 3 75% 48 8 17% 6 4 67% 2 2 100% 139
1942 30 STL NL 51 98% 42 3 0 0 0 2.05 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 8 5 63% 2 2 100% 37 7 19% 2 2 100% 2 2 100% 120
1943 31 TOT NL 187 26% 100 10 2 0 0 0.90 15 0 6 6 3 5 10 0 1 44 10 23% 14 2 14% 128 22 17% 9 4 44% 4 1 25% 228
1943 31 STL NL 8 88% 2 1 0 0 0 2.88 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 50% 1 0 0% 4 1 25% 0 0 0 0 18
1943 31 PHI NL 179 23% 98 9 2 0 0 0.68 14 0 6 6 2 5 9 0 1 42 9 21% 13 2 15% 124 21 17% 9 4 44% 4 1 25% 210
1944 32 PHI NL 132 39% 43 24 4 0 3 1.54 1 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 38 9 24% 22 5 23% 121 16 13% 14 7 50% 5 0 0% 71
1945 33 PHI NL 309 12% 87 23 5 1 2 1.48 7 0 2 4 0 3 4 0 0 66 7 11% 22 8 36% 214 34 16% 19 13 68% 9 5 56% 94
6 Yrs 783 30% 334 75 14 1 7 1.59 27 0 22 11 5 9 18 1 4 175 39 22% 66 20 30% 571 89 16% 52 30 58% 22 10 45% 652
MLB Averages 46% 15% 35% 15% 52% 57%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1938 26 12 36 36 4 9 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 .250 .250 .361 .611 64 13 2 0 0
1939 27 12 36 36 4 9 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 .250 .250 .361 .611 64 13 2 0 0
1940 28 12 36 36 4 9 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 .250 .250 .361 .611 64 13 2 0 0
1941 29 88 243 221 33 62 8 4 3 23 0 18 28 .281 .335 .394 .728 99 87 8 0 3
1942 30 152 414 375 51 104 15 8 4 46 1 35 43 .277 .339 .392 .731 102 147 13 0 3
1943 31 266 829 760 97 204 31 12 19 102 3 64 77 .268 .325 .416 .741 111 316 23 0 4
1944 32 350 1032 944 112 247 36 13 20 127 4 83 87 .262 .321 .391 .712 103 369 32 0 4
1945 33 470 1435 1307 148 334 47 14 27 173 10 123 114 .256 .320 .375 .694 97 490 39 0 4

Neutralized Batting

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1938 26 13 38 38 4 9 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 .237 .237 .342 .579 3 12
1941 29 79 211 190 28 53 6 3 3 20 0 18 28 .279 .341 .389 .731 25 76
1942 30 68 182 164 19 45 8 4 1 25 1 18 16 .274 .346 .390 .736 22 64
1943 31 119 446 412 54 114 18 5 17 66 2 33 36 .277 .330 .468 .799 64 114
1944 32 87 212 192 16 46 5 1 1 27 1 20 10 .240 .311 .292 .603 18 84
1945 33 125 421 379 37 91 12 1 7 48 6 42 28 .240 .316 .332 .648 40 120
6 Yrs 491 1510 1375 158 358 51 15 29 188 10 131 119 .260 .325 .383 .707 172 470
162 Game Avg. 162 498 454 52 118 17 5 10 62 3 43 39 .260 .325 .383 .707 57 470



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Slugging % s c a p y
1943 NL  .439 (5th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1943 NL  15 (4th)

AB per HR s c a p y
1943 NL  25.7 (3rd)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 7 (1686), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 3 (2677), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Left Field (406th), 2.1 career WAR/2.1 7yr-peak WAR/2.1 JAWS
Average HOF LF (out of 19) = 65.1 career WAR/41.5 7yr-peak WAR/53.3 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Herman Coaker Triplett

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