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Earl Battey

Earl Jesse Battey

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: January 5, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 15, 2003 in Ocala, Florida, United States
High School: Jordan HS (Watts, CA)

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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
1953 18 -7.0 Colorado Springs WL A CHW 26 38 6 1 0 1 .158 .263 10
1954 19 -4.2 Waterloo IIIL B CHW 129 505 418 76 122 25 3 11 67 5 73 61 .292 .403 .445 .848 186 6 6 2
1955 20 -6.7 Charleston AA AAA 125 470 394 46 106 16 1 8 71 3 62 65 .269 .371 .376 .747 148 15 6 1 7
1955 20 -8.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 5 9 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .444 .286 .730 2 1 1 0 0 0
1956 21 -7.7 Toronto IL AAA 36 126 101 9 18 2 0 2 7 0 22 20 .178 .323 .257 .580 26 0 2 1
1956 21 -7.4 CHW AL MLB CHW 4 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 2 0 0 0 0
1957 22 -7.2 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO 42 172 143 28 36 8 1 9 20 0 22 34 .252 .371 .510 .881 73 4 5 2 0
1957 22 -6.7 CHW AL MLB CHW 48 129 115 12 20 2 3 3 6 0 2 11 38 .174 .246 .322 .568 37 3 0 3 0 1
1958 23 -5.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 68 198 168 24 38 8 0 8 26 1 0 24 34 .226 .325 .417 .742 70 3 2 1 3 1
1959 24 -4.8 CHW AL MLB CHW 26 72 64 9 14 1 2 2 7 0 0 8 13 .219 .306 .391 .696 25 0 0 0 0 0
1960 25 -3.5 WSH AL MLB WSH 137 530 466 49 126 24 2 15 60 4 5 48 68 .270 .346 .427 .773 199 15 8 4 4 5
1961 26 -2.2 MIN AL MLB MIN 133 522 460 70 139 24 1 17 55 3 3 53 66 .302 .377 .470 .847 216 18 3 5 1 3
1962 27 -0.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 148 591 522 58 146 20 3 11 57 0 0 57 48 .280 .348 .393 .741 205 20 0 8 4 3
1963 28 0.3 MIN AL MLB MIN 147 586 508 64 145 17 1 26 84 0 0 61 75 .285 .369 .476 .845 242 16 8 6 3 8
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
1964 29 1.5 MIN AL MLB MIN 131 471 405 33 110 17 1 12 52 1 1 51 49 .272 .348 .407 .756 165 23 1 6 8 6
1965 30 2.7 MIN AL MLB MIN 131 456 394 36 117 22 2 6 60 0 0 50 23 .297 .375 .409 .783 161 7 2 5 5 7
1966 31 3.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 115 412 364 30 93 12 1 4 34 4 1 43 30 .255 .337 .327 .664 119 15 3 0 2 7
1967 32 4.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 48 123 109 6 18 3 1 0 8 0 0 13 24 .165 .254 .211 .465 23 4 0 1 0 1
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 1141 4104 3586 393 969 150 17 104 449 13 12 421 470 .270 .349 .409 .757 1465 127 28 39 30 42
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 358 1311 1094 159 288 52 5 31 165 8 179 180 .263 .405 443 19 17 11 10
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1499 5415 4680 552 1257 202 22 135 614 21 12 600 650 .269 .408 1908 146 45 50 40 42
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 161 596 495 55 124 18 1 10 78 3 84 85 .251 .361 .352 .712 174 15 6 3 8
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
1954 19 Waterloo IIIL B CHW C 128 774 662 87 25 14 .968 5.85 18
1955 20 Charleston AA AAA C 116 577 480 77 20 11 .965 4.80 19
1955 20 CHW AL MLB CHW C 5 20.0 21 19 2 0 0 1.000 9.45 4.20 0 0 2 100%
1956 21 Toronto IL AAA C 34 176 166 9 1 2 .994 5.15 2
1956 21 CHW AL MLB CHW C 3 11.0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 3.27 1.33 1 0 0
1957 22 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO C 41 237 209 23 5 6 .979 5.66 2 7
1957 22 CHW AL MLB CHW C 43 290.0 186 165 19 2 2 .989 5.71 4.28 3 8 10 56%
1958 23 CHW AL MLB CHW C 49 380.0 250 220 27 3 6 .988 5.85 5.04 5 8 15 65%
1959 24 CHW AL MLB CHW C 20 142.0 103 92 10 1 1 .990 6.46 5.10 1 5 4 44%
1960 25 WSH AL MLB WSH C 136 1178.0 829 749 65 15 10 .982 6.22 5.99 18 29 41 59%
1961 26 MIN AL MLB MIN C 131 1120.0 878 812 60 6 9 .993 7.01 6.66 13 33 19 37%
1962 27 MIN AL MLB MIN C 147 1241.0 963 872 82 9 9 .991 6.92 6.49 13 34 27 44%
1963 28 MIN AL MLB MIN C 146 1237.0 933 861 66 6 11 .994 6.74 6.35 12 37 19 34%
1964 29 MIN AL MLB MIN C 125 1023.0 874 813 52 9 4 .990 7.61 6.92 12 34 18 35%
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
1965 30 MIN AL MLB MIN C 128 952.0 718 652 56 10 10 .986 6.69 5.53 12 28 26 48%
1966 31 MIN AL MLB MIN C 113 903.0 754 705 45 4 9 .995 7.48 6.64 3 41 25 38%
1967 32 MIN AL MLB MIN C 41 273.0 232 212 17 3 2 .987 7.55 5.59 3 19 8 30%
MLB (13 seasons) MLB C 1087 8770.0 6746 6176 501 69 73 .990 6.85 6.14 96 276 214 44%
Minors (4 seasons) Minors C 319 1764 1517 196 51 33 .971 5.37 41 7
All Levels (14 Seasons) C 1406 8770.0 8510 7693 697 120 106 .986 6.85 5.97 137 276 221 45%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1953 18 Colorado Springs Sky Sox Western League A
1954 19 Waterloo White Hawks Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B
1955 20 Charleston Senators American Association AAA
1955 20 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1955-09-10 1955-09-25
1956 21 Toronto Maple Leafs International League AAA
1956 21 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1956-04-21 1956-05-08
1957 22 Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Opn
1957 22 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1957-04-21 1957-09-29
1958 23 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1958-04-18 1958-09-28
1959 24 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1959-04-15 1959-09-26
1960 25 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1960-04-18 1960-10-01
1961 26 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1961-04-11 1961-09-28
1962 27 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1962-04-10 1962-09-30
1963 28 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-28
1964 29 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1964-04-14 1964-10-04
1965 30 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1965-04-15 1965-10-03
1966 31 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1966-04-12 1966-09-28
1967 32 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1967-04-11 1967-09-27

Sabr ID: df593af3

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