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Mike Balas

Mitchell Francis Balas
born Mitchell Francis Balaski

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: May 9, 1910 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 15, 1996 in Westford, Massachusetts, United States

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Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1929 19 -7.1 Brockton NENL B 5 14 .263 5.77 6.97 32 173.0 223 134 111 87 1.792 11.6 4.5
1930 20 -8.3 Bridgeport EL A 7 6 .538 3.98 4.95 21 120.0 120 66 53 61 1.508 9.0 4.6
1931 21 -5.5 Bridgeport EL A 11 11 .500 2.90 3.74 34 202.0 202 84 65 68 1.337 9.0 3.0
1932 22 -7.5 Binghamton NYPL B NYY 1 1 .500 4 21.0
1933 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-A BRO 8 7 .533 4.75 19 110.0 109 58 18 43 1.382 8.9 3.5
1933 23 -0.5 Dayton MATL C 6 3 .667 2.45 3.14 10 66.0 59 23 18 19 1.182 8.0 2.6
1933 23 -4.3 York NYPL A BRO 2 4 .333 7.16 9 44.0 50 35 24 1.682 10.2 4.9
1934 24 0.0 Richmond PIED B 5 7 .417 7.98 19 97.0 138 86 36 1.794 12.8 3.3
1935 25 -1.6 Elmira NYPL A 0 1 .000 2 11.0
1937 27 1.5 Scranton NYPL A BSN 9 8 .529 3.29 4.24 23 123.0 127 58 45 25 1.236 9.3 1.8
1938 28 2.7 Hartford EL A BSN 3 8 .273 4.71 5.44 14 86.0 98 52 45 27 1.453 10.3 2.8
1938 28 -1.1 BSN NL MLB BSN 0 0 6.75 20.25 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 2.250 20.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
1939 29 1.2 Indianapolis AA AA CIN 5 7 .417 5.20 5.66 29 13 116.0 139 73 67 40 1.543 10.8 3.1
1940 30 1.7 Indianapolis AA AA CIN 2 3 .400 9 25.0
Minors (11 seasons) Minors 56 73 .434 5.07 206 13 1084.0 1156 611 404 387
All Levels (11 Seasons) 56 73 .434 5.09 207 13 1 0 0 0 1085.1 1159 614 405 0 387 0 0 0 1 8
B (3 seasons) Minors 11 22 .333 6.80 55 291.0 361 220 111 123
A (6 seasons) Minors 32 38 .457 4.53 103 586.0 597 295 208 205
AA (2 seasons) Minors 7 10 .412 4.66 38 13 141.0 139 73 67 40
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1929 19 -8.2 Brockton NENL B 47 102 21 4 1 1 .206 .294 30
1930 20 -7.1 Bridgeport EL A 21 48 5 2 0 0 .104 .146 7
1931 21 -7.0 Bridgeport EL A 34 67 11 2 1 0 .164 .224 15
1932 22 -5.8 Binghamton NYPL B NYY 4
1933 23 -2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-A BRO 10 24 24 1 0 0 0 1
1933 23 -2.0 Dayton MATL C 10 24 1 0 0 0 .042 .042 1
1933 23 -3.8 York NYPL A BRO
1934 24 -0.9 Richmond PIED B 20 38 9 2 0 1 .237 .368 14
1935 25 -1.4 Elmira NYPL A 2
1937 27 1.7 Scranton NYPL A BSN 27 52 15 4 0 1 .288 .423 22
1938 28 3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-C BSN 28 39 39 10 2 1 2 20
1938 28 5.2 Erie MATL C BSN
1938 28 3.1 Hartford EL A BSN 28 39 10 2 1 2 .256 .513 20
1938 28 -0.5 BSN NL MLB BSN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1939 29 2.1 Indianapolis AA AA CIN 31 38 10 0 1 1 .263 .395 15
1940 30 2.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A1 CIN 9 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
1940 30 3.5 Birmingham SOUA A1 CIN
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1940 30 2.6 Indianapolis AA AA CIN 9 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
Minors (11 seasons) Minors 233 416 416 82 16 4 6 124
All Levels (11 Seasons) 234 416 416 0 82 16 4 6 0 0 0 0 124 0 0 0
C (2 seasons) Minors 10 24 24 1 0 0 0 1
B (3 seasons) Minors 71 140 140 30 6 1 2 44
A (6 seasons) Minors 112 206 206 41 10 2 3 64
AA (2 seasons) Minors 40 46 46 10 0 1 1 .217 .326 15
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1931 21 Bridgeport EL A P 34
1933 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-A BRO P 19
1933 23 Dayton MATL C P 10
1933 23 York NYPL A BRO P 9
1934 24 Richmond PIED B P 19
1935 25 Elmira NYPL A P 2
1937 27 Scranton NYPL A BSN P 23
1938 28 Hartford EL A BSN P 14
1938 28 BSN NL MLB BSN P 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1939 29 Indianapolis AA AA CIN P 29
1940 30 Indianapolis AA AA CIN P 9
Minors (8 seasons) Minors P 149
All Levels (8 Seasons) P 150 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1945 35 Hagerstown ISLG B CHC 1 of 2
1946 36 Smithfield-Selma TOBS D 1 of 1
1947 37 Smithfield-Selma TOBS D 1 of 1
1948 38 Newport MTSS D 1 of 2
4 Seasons
D (3 seasons)
B (1 season)

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: 74a2222f

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.