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Bob Veale

Robert Andrew Veale

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 212 lb.

Born: October 28, 1935 in Birmingham, AL
High School: Holy Family HS (Emsley, AL)
School: Benedictine College (Atchison, KS)
Signed
by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1958. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 16, 1962 (Age 26.170)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1963 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/RedSox 1962-1974

Final Game: September 8, 1974 (Age 38.315)
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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 26, 2014 4:17AM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #316. Larry Corcoran… #317. Johnny Allen… #318. Jon Lester… #319. BOB VEALE… #320. Max Lanier… #321. Frank Dwyer… #322. Charlie Ferguson… 

Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1962 26 PIT NL 2 2 .500 3.74 11 6 1 2 0 1 45.2 39 25 19 2 25 1 42 0 1 2 195 106 2.99 1.401 7.7 0.4 4.9 8.3 1.68
1963 27 PIT NL 5 2 .714 1.04 34 7 10 3 2 3 77.2 59 15 9 1 40 2 68 1 1 5 321 317 2.48 1.275 6.8 0.1 4.6 7.9 1.70
1964 28 PIT NL 18 12 .600 2.74 40 38 1 14 1 0 279.2 222 100 85 8 124 9 250 3 1 18 1161 128 2.55 1.237 7.1 0.3 4.0 8.0 2.02
1965 ★ 29 PIT NL 17 12 .586 2.84 39 37 2 14 7 0 266.0 221 98 84 5 119 7 276 7 0 17 1126 123 2.11 1.278 7.5 0.2 4.0 9.3 2.32 AS
1966 ★ 30 PIT NL 16 12 .571 3.02 38 37 0 12 3 0 268.1 228 99 90 18 102 6 229 5 0 10 1111 118 2.92 1.230 7.6 0.6 3.4 7.7 2.25 AS
1967 31 PIT NL 16 8 .667 3.64 33 31 0 6 1 0 203.0 184 90 82 12 119 10 179 5 3 11 891 92 3.38 1.493 8.2 0.5 5.3 7.9 1.50
1968 32 PIT NL 13 14 .481 2.05 36 33 2 13 4 0 245.1 187 67 56 13 94 5 171 2 1 9 997 141 2.85 1.145 6.9 0.5 3.4 6.3 1.82
1969 33 PIT NL 13 14 .481 3.23 34 34 0 9 1 0 225.2 232 93 81 8 91 4 213 3 1 5 980 108 2.33 1.431 9.3 0.3 3.6 8.5 2.34
1970 34 PIT NL 10 15 .400 3.92 34 32 0 5 1 0 202.0 189 99 88 15 94 11 178 3 1 9 882 99 3.28 1.401 8.4 0.7 4.2 7.9 1.89
1971 35 PIT NL 6 0 1.000 6.99 37 0 12 0 0 2 46.1 59 38 36 5 24 2 40 0 0 3 218 50 3.68 1.791 11.5 1.0 4.7 7.8 1.67
1972 36 TOT MLB 2 0 1.000 3.18 11 0 6 0 0 2 17.0 12 7 6 0 10 2 16 0 0 1 69 109 2.28 1.294 6.4 0.0 5.3 8.5 1.60
1972 36 PIT NL 0 0 6.00 5 0 3 0 0 0 9.0 10 7 6 0 7 2 6 0 0 1 42 59 3.40 1.889 10.0 0.0 7.0 6.0 0.86
1972 36 BOS AL 2 0 1.000 0.00 6 0 3 0 0 2 8.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 0 27 1.02 0.625 2.3 0.0 3.4 11.3 3.33
1973 37 BOS AL 2 3 .400 3.47 32 0 24 0 0 11 36.1 37 16 14 2 12 2 25 0 0 1 154 117 2.90 1.349 9.2 0.5 3.0 6.2 2.08
1974 38 BOS AL 0 1 .000 5.54 18 0 5 0 0 2 13.0 15 8 8 2 4 1 16 0 0 1 58 72 3.04 1.462 10.4 1.4 2.8 11.1 4.00
13 Yrs 120 95 .558 3.07 397 255 63 78 20 21 1926.0 1684 755 658 91 858 62 1703 29 9 92 8163 113 2.76 1.320 7.9 0.4 4.0 8.0 1.98
162 Game Avg. 13 10 .558 3.07 41 27 7 8 2 2 201 176 79 69 9 89 6 178 3 1 10 851 113 2.76 1.320 7.9 0.4 4.0 8.0 1.98
PIT (11 yrs) 116 91 .560 3.06 341 255 31 78 20 6 1868.2 1630 731 636 87 839 59 1652 29 9 90 7924 113 2.76 1.321 7.9 0.4 4.0 8.0 1.97
BOS (3 yrs) 4 4 .500 3.45 56 0 32 0 0 15 57.1 54 24 22 4 19 3 51 0 0 2 239 114 2.67 1.273 8.5 0.6 3.0 8.0 2.68
NL (11 yrs) 116 91 .560 3.06 341 255 31 78 20 6 1868.2 1630 731 636 87 839 59 1652 29 9 90 7924 113 2.76 1.321 7.9 0.4 4.0 8.0 1.97
AL (3 yrs) 4 4 .500 3.45 56 0 32 0 0 15 57.1 54 24 22 4 19 3 51 0 0 2 239 114 2.67 1.273 8.5 0.6 3.0 8.0 2.68
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

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
1962 26 PIT NL 45.2 11 6 25 4.93 4.65 0.05 -0.00 96.9 4.46 -3 -0.3 1.2 -0.0 0.2 2 .475 .498
1963 27 PIT NL 77.2 34 7 15 1.74 4.13 0.01 -0.01 99.0 4.06 19 2.4 1.6 0.2 3.4 27 .570 .515
1964 28 PIT NL 279.2 40 38 100 3.22 4.01 -0.12 0.06 99.5 4.17 26 3.2 .3 -0.2 5.8 56 .579 .519
1965 ★ 29 PIT NL 266.0 39 37 98 3.32 4.01 0.28 0.07 98.6 3.75 13 1.5 5.2 -0.1 4.0 38 .538 .509 AS
1966 ★ 30 PIT NL 268.1 38 37 99 3.32 4.10 0.06 0.07 99.0 4.07 20 2.3 1.0 -0.2 4.7 46 .560 .514 AS
1967 31 PIT NL 203.0 33 31 90 3.99 3.74 -0.02 0.06 99.0 3.78 -7 -0.8 1.4 -0.1 1.0 12 .475 .495
1968 32 PIT NL 245.1 36 33 67 2.46 3.37 0.33 0.05 96.9 2.99 11 1.5 2.2 -0.1 3.6 32 .541 .509
1969 33 PIT NL 225.2 34 34 93 3.71 4.02 -0.01 0.06 98.7 4.04 6 0.7 -0.1 2.6 27 .520 .504
1970 34 PIT NL 202.0 34 32 99 4.41 4.46 0.19 0.07 95.7 4.16 -8 -0.8 1.4 -0.1 1.0 13 .475 .495
1971 35 PIT NL 46.1 37 0 38 7.38 4.00 0.09 -0.17 101.2 3.78 -19 -2.1 1.4 -0.5 -2.1 -15 .444 .487
1972 36 PIT NL 9.0 5 0 7 7.00 3.92 0.11 -0.17 97.0 3.53 -4 -0.4 .3 0.1 -0.2 -3 .422 .498
1972 36 BOS AL 8.0 6 0 0 0.00 3.42 -0.15 -0.15 104.9 3.60 3 0.4 2.8 0.4 0.9 4 .571 .503 $35,000
1973 37 BOS AL 36.1 32 0 16 3.96 4.33 0.35 -0.36 105.1 3.81 -1 -0.1 2.1 -0.2 0.1 3 .497 .499
1974 38 BOS AL 13.0 18 0 8 5.54 4.40 0.24 -0.37 110.9 4.21 -2 -0.2 1.8 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .488 .499
13 Seasons 1926.0 397 255 755 3.53 3.99 0.10 0.04 98.6 3.87 55 7.1 1.7 -1.1 24.8 242 .518 .504 $35,000
PIT (11 yrs) 1868.2 341 255 731 3.52 3.98 0.10 0.05 98.4 3.87 55 7.0 1.5 -1.2 24.0 236 .521 .505
BOS (3 yrs) 57.1 56 0 24 3.77 4.22 0.25 -0.33 106.4 3.87 0 0.1 2.1 0.1 0.8 6 .502 .500 $35,000

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1971 ❍ 35 PIT NL WS W BAL 0 0 13.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 4.500 13.5 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
1 WS 0 0 13.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 4.500 13.5 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00

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
1962 26 PIT NL 11 16 16 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .250 .250 .313 .563 50 5 0 0 0 0 0 1
1963 27 PIT NL 35 25 23 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 17 .087 .160 .130 .290 -15 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
1964 28 PIT NL 41 104 96 4 15 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 52 .156 .173 .156 .330 -6 15 0 0 6 0 0 1
1965 ★ 29 PIT NL 39 104 93 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 50 .086 .115 .086 .201 -42 8 1 0 8 0 0 1 AS
1966 ★ 30 PIT NL 38 98 94 5 13 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 39 .138 .147 .160 .307 -14 15 1 0 3 0 0 1 AS
1967 31 PIT NL 33 73 69 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 36 .043 .057 .043 .101 -71 3 2 0 3 0 0 1
1968 32 PIT NL 36 86 82 2 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 53 .110 .131 .122 .253 -23 10 2 0 2 0 0 1
1969 33 PIT NL 34 86 79 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 44 .051 .085 .051 .136 -61 4 0 0 4 0 0 1
1970 34 PIT NL 34 72 67 5 11 4 0 0 6 0 0 4 34 .164 .211 .224 .435 19 15 2 0 1 0 0 1
1971 35 PIT NL 37 10 9 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .333 .333 .667 88 3 0 0 1 0 0 1
1972 36 TOT MLB 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1972 36 PIT NL 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1972 36 BOS AL 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1973 37 BOS AL 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1974 38 BOS AL 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Yrs 399 676 630 26 72 7 1 0 18 0 0 18 337 .114 .139 .129 .267 -24 81 8 0 28 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 274 256 11 29 3 0 0 7 0 0 7 137 .114 .139 .129 .267 -24 33 3 0 11 0 0
PIT (11 yrs) 343 675 629 26 72 7 1 0 18 0 0 18 336 .114 .139 .129 .268 -23 81 8 0 28 0 0
BOS (3 yrs) 56 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
NL (11 yrs) 343 675 629 26 72 7 1 0 18 0 0 18 336 .114 .139 .129 .268 -23 81 8 0 28 0 0
AL (3 yrs) 56 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 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
1962 26 PIT NL 11 16 -1 -0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .508 .501 0.1 0.0 1 1
1963 27 PIT NL 35 25 -3 -0 0 0 3 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
1964 28 PIT NL 41 104 -13 -0 0 0 12 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
1965 ★ 29 PIT NL 39 104 -18 -1 1 0 12 -6 -0.7 0 -6 -0.7 .482 .496 -0.7 0.0 -6 1 AS
1966 ★ 30 PIT NL 38 98 -14 -1 0 0 11 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .490 .498 -0.4 0.0 -4 1 AS
1967 31 PIT NL 33 73 -15 -0 0 0 8 -7 -0.8 0 -7 -0.8 .475 .495 -0.8 0.0 -7 1
1968 32 PIT NL 36 86 -12 0 -0 0 9 -3 -0.4 0 -3 -0.4 .489 .498 -0.4 0.0 -3 1
1969 33 PIT NL 34 86 -16 -0 0 0 10 -6 -0.6 0 -6 -0.6 .482 .496 -0.6 0.0 -6 1
1970 34 PIT NL 34 72 -8 -1 -0 0 9 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 1
1971 35 PIT NL 37 10 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
1972 36 PIT NL 5 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .497 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
1972 36 BOS AL 6 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .497 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $35,000 /1
1973 37 BOS AL 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 1
1974 38 BOS AL 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
13 Seasons 399 676 -99 -2 1 0 77 -24 -2.7 0 -24 -2.7 .493 .498 -2.8 0.3 -24 $35,000
PIT (11 yrs) 343 675 -99 -2 1 0 76 -24 -2.7 0 -24 -2.7 .492 .498 -2.8 0.2 -24
BOS (3 yrs) 56 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $35,000

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
1971 ❍ 35 PIT NL WS BAL W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1962 PIT NL 26 P 11 6 2 45.2 6 0 6 0 0 1.000 1.18 0.55 .948 2.07 2.05 7 3 30% 34% 0
1963 PIT NL 27 P 34 7 3 77.2 17 1 14 2 2 .882 1.74 0.44 .951 2.06 2.06 7 4 36% 42% 2
1964 PIT NL 28 P 40 38 14 279.2 55 14 39 2 4 .964 1.71 1.33 .953 2.14 2.13 12 9 43% 40% 0
1965 PIT NL 29 P 39 37 14 266.0 41 3 36 2 1 .951 1.32 1.00 .956 2.08 2.08 6 4 40% 36% 2 AS
1966 PIT NL 30 P 38 37 12 268.1 39 2 34 3 5 .923 1.21 0.95 .947 1.96 1.96 8 5 38% 40% 1 AS
1967 PIT NL 31 P 33 31 6 203.0 43 6 36 1 3 .977 1.86 1.27 .960 2.00 2.00 17 8 32% 40% 3
1968 PIT NL 32 P 36 33 13 245.1 44 4 37 3 0 .932 1.50 1.14 .958 2.01 2.02 11 9 45% 40% 4
1969 PIT NL 33 P 34 34 9 225.2 40 6 33 1 2 .975 1.56 1.15 .958 1.95 1.94 13 9 41% 40% 2
1970 PIT NL 34 P 34 32 5 202.0 26 0 23 3 1 .885 1.02 0.68 .951 1.85 1.84 14 7 33% 33% 4
1971 PIT NL 35 P 37 0 0 46.1 5 1 1 3 0 .400 0.39 0.05 .954 1.90 1.90 1 3 75% 36% 0
1972 TOT MLB 36 P 11 0 0 17.0 3 0 2 1 0 .667 1.06 0.18 .950 1.85 1.82 0 3 100% 38% 0
1972 PIT NL 36 P 5 0 0 9.0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 0.00 .950 1.80 1.78 0 2 100% 37% 0
1972 BOS AL 36 P 6 0 0 8.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.25 0.33 .950 1.91 1.85 0 1 100% 39% 0
1973 BOS AL 37 P 32 0 0 36.1 9 0 9 0 1 1.000 2.23 0.28 .951 1.86 1.85 4 1 20% 38% 0
1974 BOS AL 38 P 18 0 0 13.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.80 0 0 0
13 Seasons P 397 255 78 1926.0 328 37 270 21 19 .936 1.43 0.77 .954 2.00 1.97 100 65 39% 38% 18
13 Seasons TOT 397 255 78 1926.0 328 37 270 21 19 .936 1.43 0.77 .954 2.00 1.97 100 65 39% 38% 18
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
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1980 BBWAA ()

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1964 NL  5.8 (7th)
1965 NL  4.0 (10th)
1966 NL  4.7 (9th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1964 NL  2.74 (8th)
1968 NL  2.05 (3rd)
Career  3.07 (189th)

Wins s c a p y
1964 NL  18 (8th)
1965 NL  17 (10th)
1966 NL  16 (8th)
1967 NL  16 (5th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1967 NL  .667 (4th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1964 NL  7.144 (4th)
1965 NL  7.477 (6th)
1966 NL  7.647 (9th)
1968 NL  6.860 (3rd)
Career  7.869 (85th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1964 NL  8.045 (3rd)
1965 NL  9.338 (2nd)
1966 NL  7.681 (4th)
1967 NL  7.936 (2nd)
1969 NL  8.495 (5th)
1970 NL  7.931 (3rd)
Career  7.958 (44th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1964 NL  279.7 (5th)
1965 NL  266.0 (9th)
1966 NL  268.3 (8th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1964 NL  250 (1st)
1965 NL  276 (2nd)
1966 NL  229 (3rd)
1967 NL  179 (7th)
1969 NL  213 (8th)
Career  1,703 (126th)

Games Started s c a p y
1964 NL  38 (3rd)
1965 NL  37 (9th)
1966 NL  37 (7th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1964 NL  14 (8th)
1965 NL  14 (9th)
1966 NL  12 (7th)
1968 NL  13 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1965 NL  7 (3rd)
Career  20 (244th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1964 NL  124 (1st)
1965 NL  119 (1st)
1966 NL  102 (2nd)
1967 NL  119 (1st)
1968 NL  94 (1st)
Career  858 (188th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1964 NL  0.257 (1st)
1965 NL  0.169 (1st)
1966 NL  0.604 (5th)
1969 NL  0.319 (1st)

Losses s c a p y
1970 NL  15 (7th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1964 NL  18 (2nd)
1965 NL  17 (3rd)
1966 NL  10 (7th)
1967 NL  11 (5th)
1968 NL  9 (7th)
Career  92 (128th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1965 NL  7 (10th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1964 NL  1,161 (4th)
1965 NL  1,126 (9th)
1966 NL  1,111 (9th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1964 NL  128 (9th)
1965 NL  123 (9th)
1966 NL  118 (10th)
1968 NL  141 (4th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1964 NL  2.55 (7th)
1965 NL  2.11 (2nd)
1966 NL  2.92 (9th)
1969 NL  2.33 (2nd)
1970 NL  3.28 (10th)
Career  2.76 (61st)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1963 NL  18 (10th)
1964 NL  23 (8th)
1965 NL  19 (10th)
1968 NL  23 (4th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1963 NL  2.0 (10th)
1964 NL  2.5 (8th)
1965 NL  2.1 (10th)
1968 NL  2.7 (4th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
1964 NL  25.20 (9th)
1968 NL  20.96 (6th)
Career  69.17 (246th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1965 NL  2.6 (7th)
1966 NL  2.9 (9th)
Career  10.6 (175th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1964 NL  2.8 (10th)
1965 NL  2.7 (7th)
1966 NL  2.2 (8th)
Career  9.0 (174th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
1964 NL  2.8 (9th)
1968 NL  2.6 (6th)
Career  8.1 (218th)

Oldest s c a p y
1972 AL  born 1935-10-28 (7th)
1973 AL  born 1935-10-28 (7th)
1974 AL  born 1935-10-28 (6th)


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 InkPitching - 4 (478), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 76 (338), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 32 (430), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 21 (286), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (406th), 22.1 career WAR/22.9 7yr-peak WAR/22.5 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 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
1972 36 Boston Red Sox $35,000 ? Noll/Fort/Hylan database
Career to date (may be incomplete)$35,000
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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