Pete Vuckovich

Peter Dennis Vuckovich

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: October 27, 1952 in Johnstown, PA
High School: Clarion HS (Clarion, PA)
School: Clarion University of Pennsylvania (Clarion, PA)
Drafted
by the Chicago White Sox in the 3rd round of the 1974 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 3, 1975 (Age 22)
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Brewers/BlueJays/WhiteSox 1975-1986

Final Game: October 2, 1986 (Age 33)
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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
1975 22 CHW AL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1976 23 CHW AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1977 24 TOR AL 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1978 25 STL NL 45 66 58 4 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 22 .138 .153 .155 .308 -13 9 0 0 7 0 0 1
1979 26 STL NL 34 90 79 7 12 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 14 .152 .159 .152 .310 -15 12 2 0 8 2 0 1
1980 27 STL NL 32 81 71 4 13 6 0 0 7 1 0 1 13 .183 .194 .268 .462 26 19 1 0 9 0 0 1
1981 28 MIL AL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 CYA-4
1982 29 MIL AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 CYA-1,MVP-18
1983 30 MIL AL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1985 32 MIL AL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1986 33 MIL AL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
11 Yrs 286 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0
162 Game Avg. 162 134 118 8 19 4 0 0 7 1 0 2 28 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 23 2 0 14 1 0
MIL (5 yrs) 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
STL (3 yrs) 111 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0
CHW (2 yrs) 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOR (1 yr) 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AL (8 yrs) 175 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NL (3 yrs) 111 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 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
1975 22 CHW AL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1976 23 CHW AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1977 24 TOR AL 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 1
1978 25 STL NL 45 66 -9 0 0 0 8 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 1
1979 26 STL NL 34 90 -14 -0 0 0 11 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .491 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 1
1980 27 STL NL 32 81 -8 -1 0 0 9 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 1 1
1981 28 MIL AL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1 CYA-4
1982 29 MIL AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1 CYA-1,MVP-18
1983 30 MIL AL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1985 32 MIL AL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $540,000 1
1986 33 MIL AL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
11 Seasons 286 237 -31 -0 1 0 29 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .499 .500 -0.2 0.2 -2 $540,000
MIL (5 yrs) 85 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.1 0 $540,000
STL (3 yrs) 111 237 -31 -0 1 0 28 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .497 .499 -0.4 0.1 -2
CHW (2 yrs) 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
TOR (1 yr) 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0

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
1978 25 STL NL 66 57 2 0.9 94 .222 .138 .261 .153 .329 .155 .384 .308 .712 -13 .061 -8.9 -0.9 .200 .034 .017
1979 26 STL NL 90 79 2 0.7 101 .179 .152 .271 .159 .337 .152 .403 .310 .740 -15 .032 -12.9 -1.3 .188 .013 .000
1980 27 STL NL 81 68 4 1.6 98 .224 .183 .271 .194 .334 .268 .394 .462 .728 26 .142 -7.2 -0.8 .356 .113 .085 .0
11 Yrs 237 204 8 1.1 98 .205 .159 .268 .169 .334 .192 .394 .361 .728 -1 .072 -29.0 -3.0 .247 .053 .034 .0
162 Game Avg. 134 116 5 1.1 98 .205 .159 .268 .169 .334 .192 .394 .361 .728 -1 .072 -29.0 -3.0 .247 .053 .034

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
1981 28 MIL AL ALDS NYY L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 29 MIL AL ALCS CAL W 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 29 MIL AL WS STL L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs (3 Series) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALDS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALCS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
1978 25 STL NL 66 0.0% 33.3% 1.5% 1.5% 13% 22.00 2.6 19.3 2.09 55%
1979 26 STL NL 90 0.0% 15.6% 1.1% 0.0% 0% 14.00 5.6 26.3 1.86 74%
1980 27 STL NL 81 0.0% 16.1% 1.2% 7.4% 46% 13.00 5.5 10.1 4.00 72%
11 Yrs 237 0.0% 20.7% 1.3% 3.0% 21% 16.33 4.2 16.0 2.45 68%
MLB Averages 2.0% 13.3% 8.5% 6.5% 28% 1.57 6.7 44.3 8.5 1.09 75%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1975 22 CHW AL 0.0 0.0
1976 23 CHW AL 0.0 0.0
1977 24 TOR AL 0.0 0.0
1978 25 STL NL -8.9 -0.9 68 -0.7 0.7 -1.3 1.06 -0.8 0.2 -6.1 -0.6 0.97 -8.0 0
1979 26 STL NL -12.9 -1.3 90 -1.2 0.4 -1.6 .79 -1.4 -0.2 -14.4 -1.5 0.95 -14.3 0
1980 27 STL NL -7.2 -0.8 82 -0.8 0.8 -1.6 .95 -0.6 -0.2 -6.3 -0.6 0.97 -7.0 0
1981 28 MIL AL 0.0 0.0
1982 29 MIL AL 0.0 0.0
1983 30 MIL AL 0.0 0.0
1985 32 MIL AL 0.0 0.0
1986 33 MIL AL 0.0 0.0
11 Yrs -29.0 -3.0 240 -2.6 1.8 -4.5 .92 -2.8 -0.1 -26.9 -2.8 0.96 -29.3 0

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
1978 25 STL NL 1 0 44% 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 33% 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
1979 26 STL NL 0 0 54% 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 27% 9 7 2 1 1 0 1 0 1
1980 27 STL NL 0 0 29% 18 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 25% 3 2 0 1 1 0 4 2 2
11 Yrs 1 0 42% 54 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 6 27% 14 10 3 2 2 0 6 3 3

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
1978 25 STL NL 66 45% 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 7 64% 15 0 0% 17 4 24% 42 3 7% 2 0 0% 2 1 50% 0
1979 26 STL NL 90 37% 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 8 73% 18 2 11% 20 7 35% 60 3 5% 6 3 50% 5 4 80% 0
1980 27 STL NL 81 42% 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 11 9 82% 16 1 6% 20 5 25% 49 7 14% 4 1 25% 3 1 33% 0
11 Yrs 237 41% 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 33 24 73% 49 3 6% 57 16 28% 151 13 9% 12 4 33% 10 6 60% 0
MLB Averages 57% 80% 11% 35% 15% 51% 55%

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
1978 25 135 66 58 4 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 22 .138 .153 .155 .308 -13 9 0 0 7 0 0
1979 26 169 156 137 11 20 1 0 0 6 0 0 2 36 .146 .156 .153 .309 -14 21 2 0 15 2 0
1980 27 201 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0
1981 28 225 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0
1982 29 255 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0
1983 30 258 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0
1984 31 258 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0
1985 32 280 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0
1986 33 286 237 208 15 33 7 0 0 13 1 0 3 49 .159 .169 .192 .361 -1 40 3 0 24 2 0

Neutralized Batting

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 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
1978 25 45 68 60 6 10 1 0 0 4 0 1 22 .167 .180 .183 .364 2 45
1979 26 34 90 79 7 12 0 0 0 3 0 1 14 .152 .159 .152 .310 2 34
1980 27 32 82 72 4 14 6 0 0 8 1 1 13 .194 .205 .278 .483 4 32
3 Yrs 111 240 211 17 36 7 0 0 15 1 3 49 .171 .181 .204 .384 8 111
162 Game Avg. 162 350 308 25 53 10 0 0 22 1 4 72 .171 .181 .204 .384 12 111



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1992 BBWAA ()

Awards (yr lg award)
1982 AL Cy Young

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1982 AL (18, 3%)
0.03 Career Shares (1281st)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
1981 AL (4, 6%)
1982 AL (1, 62%)
1 Cy Young
0.68 Career Shares (83rd)

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