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Ed Wheeler

Edward Raymond Wheeler

Positions: Third Baseman, Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: May 24, 1915 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Venice HS (Los Angeles, CA)
School: Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA) (All Transactions)
Debut: April 19, 1945 (Age 29.330)
Team: Indians 1945

Final Game: September 22, 1945 (Age 30.121)
Died: August 4, 1983 in Centralia, WA
Buried: Claquato Cemetery, Chehalis, WA
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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
1945 30 CLE AL 46 81 72 12 14 2 0 0 2 1 1 8 13 .194 .275 .222 .497 48 16 0 0 1 56/4
1 Yr 46 81 72 12 14 2 0 0 2 1 1 8 13 .194 .275 .222 .497 48 16 0 0 1
162 Game Avg. 162 285 254 42 49 7 0 0 7 4 4 28 46 .194 .275 .222 .497 48 56 0 0 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
1945 30 CLE AL 46 81 -4 -0 0 -3 1 -7 -0.8 2 -4 -0.5 .484 .495 -0.2 -0.3 -1 56/4
1 Season 46 81 -4 -0 0 -3 1 -7 -0.8 2 -4 -0.5 .484 .495 -0.2 -0.3 -1

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 Awards
1945 CLE AL 30 3B 14 9 6 34 18 13 3 0 .912 2.21 .948 3.16
1945 CLE AL 30 SS 11 4 4 21 10 9 2 1 .905 1.73 .951 5.28
1945 CLE AL 30 2B 3 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67 .970 5.63
1 Season 3B 14 9 6 34 18 13 3 0 .912 2.21 .948 3.16
1 Season SS 11 4 4 21 10 9 2 1 .905 1.73 .951 5.28
1 Season 2B 3 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67 .970 5.63
1 Season TOT 28 13 10 57 29 23 5 1 .912 1.86 .950 4.26
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
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Transactions

  • November 1, 1944: Drafted by the Cleveland Indians from San Diego (PCL) in the 1944 rule 5 draft.
The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

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