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Hal Woodeshick

Harold Joseph Woodeshick

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: August 24, 1932 in Wilkes-Barre, PA
Signed
by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1950. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 14, 1956 (Age 24.021)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1958 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Colt.45's/Cardinals/Senators/Astros/Tigers/... 1956-1967

Final Game: September 4, 1967 (Age 35.011)
Died: June 14, 2009 in Houston, TX
Buried: Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, TX
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Standard Fielding

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
1956 DET AL 23 P 2 2 0 5.1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.38 1.00 .950 1.86 1.90 0 0 0
1958 CLE AL 25 P 14 9 3 71.2 34 4 26 4 4 .882 3.77 2.14 .963 1.95 1.93 2 1 33% 47% 0
1959 WSH AL 26 P 31 3 0 61.0 19 1 16 2 0 .895 2.51 0.55 .955 2.05 2.03 6 0 0% 40% 1
1960 WSH AL 27 P 41 14 1 115.0 41 4 33 4 1 .902 2.90 0.90 .967 1.96 1.95 1 4 80% 40% 0
1961 TOT AL 28 P 19 8 1 58.2 28 6 19 3 0 .893 3.84 1.32 .954 2.06 2.02 1 1 50% 36% 0
1961 WSA AL 28 P 7 6 1 40.1 16 4 11 1 0 .938 3.35 2.14 .954 2.05 2.01 0 0 0
1961 DET AL 28 P 12 2 0 18.1 12 2 8 2 0 .833 4.91 0.83 .954 2.06 2.02 1 1 50% 36% 0
1962 HOU NL 29 P 31 26 2 139.1 36 7 26 3 0 .917 2.13 1.06 .948 2.07 2.05 6 2 25% 34% 0
1963 HOU NL 30 P 55 0 0 114.0 42 6 33 3 1 .929 3.08 0.71 .951 2.06 2.06 2 5 71% 42% 0 AS
1964 HOU NL 31 P 61 0 0 78.1 33 5 23 5 0 .848 3.22 0.46 .953 2.14 2.13 4 2 33% 40% 0
1965 TOT NL 32 P 78 0 0 92.0 36 11 24 1 1 .972 3.42 0.45 .956 2.08 2.08 4 1 20% 36% 1
1965 HOU NL 32 P 27 0 0 32.1 12 4 7 1 1 .917 3.06 0.41 .956 2.09 2.08 2 1 33% 36% 0
1965 STL NL 32 P 51 0 0 59.2 24 7 17 0 0 1.000 3.62 0.47 .956 2.08 2.08 2 0 0% 36% 1
1966 STL NL 33 P 59 0 0 70.1 33 7 26 0 1 1.000 4.22 0.56 .947 1.96 1.96 1 2 67% 40% 0
1967 STL NL 34 P 36 0 0 41.2 16 2 12 2 1 .875 3.02 0.39 .960 2.01 2.00 2 0 0% 40% 0
11 Seasons P 427 62 7 847.1 320 54 239 27 9 .916 3.11 0.69 .955 2.03 2.03 29 18 38% 39% 2
11 Seasons TOT 427 62 7 847.1 320 54 239 27 9 .916 3.11 0.69 .955 2.03 2.03 29 18 38% 39% 2
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

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1956 DET AL 23 P
1958 CLE AL 25 P
1959 WSH AL 26 P
1960 WSH AL 27 P
1961 WSA AL 28 P
1961 DET AL 28 P
1962 HOU NL 29 P
1963 HOU NL 30 P
1964 HOU NL 31 P
1965 HOU NL 32 P
1965 STL NL 32 P
1966 STL NL 33 P
1967 STL NL 34 P
11 Seasons P
11 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1956 DET AL 23 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1958 CLE AL 25 14 9 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1959 WSH AL 26 32 3 32 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1960 WSH AL 27 41 14 41 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1961 DET AL 28 12 2 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1961 WSA AL 28 7 6 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1962 HOU NL 29 31 26 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1963 HOU NL 30 55 0 55 55 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1964 HOU NL 31 61 0 61 61 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1965 STL NL 32 51 0 51 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1965 HOU NL 32 27 0 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1966 STL NL 33 59 0 59 59 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967 STL NL 34 36 0 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Seasons 428 62 428 427 427 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1956 DET AL 23 30 87% 23% 1 100% 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1958 CLE AL 25 296 83% 35% 31 84% 1 4 1 3 25 18 5 4 1 3 0 2 4 3 4 0 2 100%
1959 WSH AL 26 277 81% 32% 18 83% 0 1 0 1 16 14 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 5 80%
1960 WSH AL 27 528 82% 36% 40 83% 1 4 1 3 33 30 1 4 0 2 2 3 1 0 0 1 5 80%
1961 DET AL 28 98 72% 31% 11 82% 1 3 1 2 8 6 1 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 100%
1961 WSA AL 28 181 75% 33% 13 85% 0 4 0 4 11 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 100%
1962 HOU NL 29 630 82% 38% 34 88% 1 7 3 3 26 21 4 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0%
1963 HOU NL 30 465 75% 36% 38 87% 1 5 3 2 32 23 5 3 0 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 3 67%
1964 HOU NL 31 340 76% 36% 31 84% 0 4 1 1 24 21 1 5 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 33%
1965 STL NL 32 244 77% 41% 18 94% 0 5 0 3 17 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100%
1965 HOU NL 32 140 78% 37% 8 88% 0 4 1 2 7 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
1966 STL NL 33 282 83% 48% 25 100% 2 7 1 6 24 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 100%
1967 STL NL 34 199 77% 34% 15 80% 0 1 0 1 12 12 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
11 Seasons 3710 79% 37% 283 87% 7 50 12 32 236 191 23 27 2 15 10 18 8 5 6 2 28 79%
MLB Averages 79% 27% 90% 82%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1965 NL  78 (2nd)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1958 AL  4 (2nd)
1960 AL  4 (2nd)

             

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Name and misspellings: Harold Hal hank Joseph woodeschick Woodeshick

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