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Karl Drews

Karl August Drews

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 192 lb.

Born: February 22, 1920 in Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: August 15, 1963 in Dania Beach, Florida, United States
High School: McKee Tech HS (Staten Island, NY)

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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
1939 19 -1.9 Butler PASA D NYY 16 5 .762 3.66 5.11 31 192.0 160 109 78 123 1.474 7.5 5.8
1940 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-B NYY 12 12 .500 5.82 6.75 36 204.0 242 153 132 148 1.912 10.7 6.5
1940 20 -1.7 Akron MATL C NYY 11 8 .579 6.05 6.95 30 171.0 208 132 115 125 1.947 10.9 6.6
1940 20 -4.3 Norfolk PIED B NYY 1 4 .200 4.64 5.73 6 33.0 34 21 17 23 1.727 9.3 6.3
1941 21 3 Teams 3 Lgs C-B NYY-DET 9 8 .529 6.30 7.90 28 141.1 163 124 99 110 1.932 10.4 7.0
1941 21 -2.4 Amsterdam CAML C NYY 8 6 .571 6.54 7.80 25 128.0 153 111 93 92 1.914 10.8 6.5
1941 21 -3.6 Norfolk PIED B NYY 1 1 .500 2.08 5.54 2 13.0 7 8 3 16 1.769 4.8 11.1
1941 21 -2.7 Augusta SALL B DET 0 1 .000 81.00 135.00 1 0.1 3 5 3 2 15.000 81.0 54.0
1942 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs B BSN-NYY 7 10 .412 4.82 6.17 28 140.0 134 96 75 89 1.593 8.6 5.7
1942 22 -1.2 Norfolk PIED B NYY 0 1 .000 5.00 9.00 2 9.0 9 9 5 8 1.889 9.0 8.0
1942 22 0.1 Evansville IIIL B BSN 7 9 .438 4.81 5.98 26 131.0 125 87 70 81 1.573 8.6 5.6
1944 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA NYY 15 11 .577 3.62 4.92 31 24 214.0 183 117 86 133 11 1.477 7.7 5.6
1944 24 -0.4 Binghamton EL A NYY 14 8 .636 3.19 4.45 26 24 186.0 151 92 66 106 1.382 7.3 5.1
1944 24 -3.1 Newark IL AA NYY 1 3 .250 6.43 8.04 5 28.0 32 25 20 27 11 2.107 10.3 8.7 3.5 0.41
1945 25 -2.3 Newark IL AA NYY 19 9 .679 2.70 3.38 33 30 24 6 240.0 193 90 72 113 115 14 0 4 1.275 7.2 4.2 4.3 1.02
1946 26 -2.6 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 14 9 .609 3.36 3.96 24 24 0 13 0 182.0 174 80 68 75 89 8 0 3 1.368 8.6 3.7 4.4 1.19
1946 26 -3.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 1 .000 8.53 8.53 3 1 1 0 0 0 6.1 6 6 6 0 6 4 1 0 0 31 1.895 8.5 0.0 8.5 5.7 0.67
1947 27 -2.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 6 6 .500 4.91 5.60 30 10 9 0 0 1 91.2 92 57 50 6 55 45 5 0 1 416 1.604 9.0 0.6 5.4 4.4 0.82
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
1948 28 -0.3 2 Teams AL MLB SLB-NYY 5 5 .500 5.92 6.16 39 4 15 0 0 3 76.0 78 52 50 6 69 22 0 1 4 365 1.934 9.2 0.7 8.2 2.6 0.32
1948 28 -0.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 2 3 .400 3.79 4.03 19 2 9 0 0 1 38.0 35 17 16 3 31 11 0 1 1 176 1.737 8.3 0.7 7.3 2.6 0.35
1948 28 -0.3 SLB AL MLB SLB 3 2 .600 8.05 8.29 20 2 6 0 0 2 38.0 43 35 34 3 38 11 0 0 3 189 2.132 10.2 0.7 9.0 2.6 0.29
1949 29 0.5 SLB AL MLB SLB 4 12 .250 6.64 7.28 31 23 4 3 1 0 139.2 180 113 103 11 66 35 9 2 1 655 1.761 11.6 0.7 4.3 2.3 0.53
1950 30 3.4 Baltimore IL AAA SLB 6 2 .750 4.11 4.99 22 10 2 1 92.0 84 51 42 47 42 6 1 3 1.424 8.2 4.6 4.1 0.89
1951 31 4.1 Baltimore IL AAA PHI 17 13 .567 2.85 3.20 38 29 21 3 253.0 211 90 80 89 127 16 2 4 1.186 7.5 3.2 4.5 1.43
1951 31 2.4 PHI NL MLB PHI 1 0 1.000 6.26 6.26 5 3 0 1 0 0 23.0 29 16 16 2 7 13 4 0 3 110 1.565 11.3 0.8 2.7 5.1 1.86
1952 32 3.6 PHI NL MLB PHI 14 15 .483 2.72 3.11 33 30 1 15 5 0 228.2 213 79 69 13 52 96 4 0 4 917 1.159 8.4 0.5 2.0 3.8 1.85
1953 33 4.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 9 10 .474 4.52 5.63 47 27 7 6 0 3 185.1 218 116 93 26 50 72 10 0 1 816 1.446 10.6 1.3 2.4 3.5 1.44
1954 34 5.5 2 Teams NL MLB CIN-PHI 5 4 .556 5.92 6.39 30 9 8 1 1 0 76.0 97 54 50 8 27 35 2 0 3 342 1.632 11.5 0.9 3.2 4.1 1.30
1954 34 5.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 1 0 1.000 5.62 5.62 8 0 1 0 0 0 16.0 18 10 10 2 8 6 0 0 0 71 1.625 10.1 1.1 4.5 3.4 0.75
1954 34 5.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 4 4 .500 6.00 6.60 22 9 7 1 1 0 60.0 79 44 40 6 19 29 2 0 3 271 1.633 11.8 0.9 2.8 4.4 1.53
1955 35 5.3 Oakland PCL Opn 9 13 .409 4.71 5.48 47 24 7 0 197.0 224 120 103 20 62 109 12 1 1 1.452 10.2 0.9 2.8 5.0 1.76
1956 36 7.9 Buffalo IL AAA 13 11 .542 3.84 4.16 29 24 11 3 171.0 186 79 73 17 49 88 11 0 3 1.374 9.8 0.9 2.6 4.6 1.80
1957 37 9.0 Buffalo IL AAA KCA 8 8 .500 3.91 4.60 31 19 6 1 129.0 136 66 56 20 33 62 5 1 1 1.310 9.5 1.4 2.3 4.3 1.88
1958 38 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-AA CHW-KCA-CIN 1 2 .333 43 1 0 0 43.0 42 21 20 5 8 2 24 1 0 2
1958 38 13.3 Nashville SOUA AA CIN 0 1 .000 7 0
1958 38 10.4 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 1 1 .500 4.19 4.40 30 1 0 0 43.0 42 21 20 5 8 2 24 1 0 2 1.163 8.8 1.0 1.7 5.0 3.00
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
1958 38 10.7 Buffalo IL AAA KCA 0 0 6
1959 39 11.4 Miami IL AAA BAL 0 0 2
1960 40 11.9 Mexico City Reds MEX AA 10 8 .556 5.39 6.50 28 26 11 2 162.0 211 117 97 19 37 4 85 8 0 2 1.531 11.7 1.1 2.1 4.7 2.30
MLB (8 seasons) MLB 44 53 .454 4.76 5.37 218 107 45 26 7 7 826.2 913 493 437 72 332 322 35 3 17 3652 1.506 9.9 0.8 3.6 3.5 0.97
Minors (14 seasons) Minors 146 113 .564 423 185 0 84 14 2198.1 2132 1196 984 62 1079 2 667 73 5 21
All Levels (21 Seasons) 200 174 .535 669 318 45 121 23 7 3187.0 3256 1806 1518 153 1448 6 1074 116 8 40 3652
C (2 seasons) Minors 19 14 .576 6.26 7.31 55 299.0 361 243 208 217 1.933 10.9 6.5
B (3 seasons) Minors 9 16 .360 4.73 6.28 37 186.1 178 130 98 130 1.653 8.6 6.3
AA (3 seasons) Minors 20 13 .606 45 30 24 6 268.0 225 115 92 140 126 14 0 4
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 59 44 .573 182 107 0 53 8 870.0 833 387 339 42 301 2 432 47 4 16
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
1939 19 -2.6 Butler PASA D NYY 32 68 7 0 0 0 .103 .103 7
1940 20 -3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-B NYY 30 64 64 4 0 0 0 4
1940 20 -3.2 Akron MATL C NYY 30 64 4 0 0 0 .063 .063 4
1940 20 -4.3 Norfolk PIED B NYY
1941 21 -3.6 3 Teams 3 Lgs C-B NYY-DET 28 57 57 14 3 1 0 18
1941 21 -3.6 Amsterdam CAML C NYY 25 53 13 3 1 0 .245 .340 18
1941 21 -3.2 Norfolk PIED B NYY 2 4 1 .250
1941 21 -3.0 Augusta SALL B DET 1 0
1942 22 -1.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs B BSN-NYY 31 53 53 10 0 1 0 12
1942 22 -1.0 Evansville IIIL B BSN 31 53 10 0 1 0 .189 .226 12
1942 22 -1.1 Norfolk PIED B NYY
1944 24 -0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA NYY 31 61 61 11 3 1 0 0 16 0
1944 24 -0.8 Binghamton EL A NYY 26 61 11 3 1 0 .180 .262 16
1944 24 -2.6 Newark IL AA NYY 5 0 0
1945 25 -2.4 Newark IL AA NYY 33 96 86 12 15 1 0 0 9 1 0 6 15 .174 .228 .186 .414 16 1 0 4
1946 26 -2.7 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 28 76 66 9 10 0 0 0 5 0 7 16 .152 .233 .152 .384 10 0 0 3
1946 26 -3.6 NYY AL MLB NYY 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1947 27 -2.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 30 31 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 .037 .133 .037 .170 1 1 0 1
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
1948 28 -1.0 2 Teams AL MLB SLB-NYY 39 21 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 .000 .211 .000 .211 0 0 0 2
1948 28 -1.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 19 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0 0 2
1948 28 -1.0 SLB AL MLB SLB 20 11 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 .000 .273 .000 .273 0 0 0 0
1949 29 0.2 SLB AL MLB SLB 31 54 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 22 .000 .132 .000 .132 0 1 0 1
1950 30 1.9 Baltimore IL AAA SLB 22 36 30 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 15 .100 .182 .133 .315 4 0 3
1951 31 2.9 Baltimore IL AAA PHI 46 101 90 12 14 1 1 1 6 0 7 34 .156 .216 .222 .439 20 0 4
1951 31 2.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 5 9 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .250 .333 .250 .583 2 0 0 0
1952 32 3.7 PHI NL MLB PHI 33 89 82 2 9 1 0 0 2 1 0 5 29 .110 .161 .122 .283 10 1 0 2
1953 33 4.9 PHI NL MLB PHI 47 64 59 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 20 .119 .175 .119 .293 7 0 0 1
1954 34 6.1 2 Teams NL MLB CIN-PHI 30 22 16 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 6 .125 .286 .188 .473 3 0 0 1 1
1954 34 6.1 PHI NL MLB PHI 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1954 34 6.1 CIN NL MLB CIN 22 18 12 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 2 .167 .353 .250 .603 3 0 0 1 1
1955 35 5.5 Oakland PCL Opn 47 69 63 5 12 2 0 0 5 0 4 27 .190 .239 .222 .461 14 1 0 2 0
1956 36 7.3 Buffalo IL AAA 29 63 55 2 8 0 0 0 9 0 7 22 .145 .242 .145 .387 8 0 1 0
1957 37 8.7 Buffalo IL AAA KCA 31 52 42 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 7 18 .119 .245 .143 .388 6 0 3 0
1958 38 11.0 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-AA CHW-CIN-KCA 43 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1958 38 11.4 Nashville SOUA AA CIN 7 2 0 .000
1958 38 10.8 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 30 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
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
1958 38 9.7 Buffalo IL AAA KCA 6 0 0
1959 39 Mexico City Reds MEX AA 27
1959 39 11.0 Miami IL AAA BAL 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1960 40 11.4 Mexico City Reds MEX AA 28 68 58 2 10 0 0 0 9 0 0 7 26 .172 .258 .172 .430 10 0 2 1
MLB (8 seasons) MLB 218 291 254 10 21 2 0 0 5 1 0 28 95 .083 .173 .091 .264 23 3 0 8 1
Minors (14 seasons) Minors 433 802 741 44 113 12 4 1 37 1 0 41 149 135 2 0 20 0 0
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 55 68 58 2 10 0 0 0 9 0 0 7 26 10 0 2 1
All Levels (21 Seasons) 706 1161 1053 56 144 14 4 1 51 2 0 76 270 168 5 0 30 2 0
C (2 seasons) Minors 55 117 117 17 3 1 0 .145 .188 22
B (3 seasons) Minors 34 57 57 11 0 1 0 12
AA (3 seasons) Minors 45 98 88 12 15 1 0 0 9 1 0 6 15 16 1 0 4
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 194 332 287 27 40 3 1 1 23 0 31 107 .139 48 0 0 14 0 0
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
1939 19 Butler PASA D NYY P 31
1940 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-B NYY P 36
1940 20 Akron MATL C NYY P 30
1940 20 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 6
1941 21 3 Teams 3 Lgs C-B NYY-DET P 28
1941 21 Amsterdam CAML C NYY P 25
1941 21 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 2
1941 21 Augusta SALL B DET P 1
1942 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs B BSN-NYY P 28
1942 22 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 2
1942 22 Evansville IIIL B BSN P 26
1944 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA NYY P 31
1944 24 Binghamton EL A NYY P 26
1944 24 Newark IL AA NYY P 5
1945 25 Newark IL AA NYY P 33 83 17 63 3 7 .964 2.42
1946 26 Kansas City AA AAA NYY P 24 58 16 38 4 2 .931 2.25
1946 26 NYY AL MLB NYY P 3 6.0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 1.50 0.33
1947 27 NYY AL MLB NYY P 30 92.0 22 4 17 1 1 .955 2.05 0.70
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
1948 28 2 Teams AL MLB SLB-NYY P 39 76.0 23 3 20 0 1 1.000 2.72 0.59
1948 28 NYY AL MLB NYY P 19 38.0 13 3 10 0 1 1.000 3.08 0.68
1948 28 SLB AL MLB SLB P 20 38.0 10 0 10 0 0 1.000 2.37 0.50
1949 29 SLB AL MLB SLB P 31 140.0 28 5 23 0 1 1.000 1.80 0.90
1950 30 Baltimore IL AAA SLB P 22 24 6 17 1 1 .958 1.05
1951 31 Baltimore IL AAA PHI P 38 81 30 50 1 4 .988 2.11
1951 31 PHI NL MLB PHI P 5 23.0 7 3 4 0 0 1.000 2.74 1.40
1952 32 PHI NL MLB PHI P 33 229.0 62 15 44 3 3 .952 2.32 1.79
1953 33 PHI NL MLB PHI P 47 185.0 52 13 38 1 3 .981 2.48 1.09
1954 34 2 Teams NL MLB CIN-PHI P 30 76.0 18 3 15 0 1 1.000 2.13 0.60
1954 34 PHI NL MLB PHI P 8 16.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.25 0.50
1954 34 CIN NL MLB CIN P 22 60.0 14 2 12 0 1 1.000 2.10 0.64
1955 35 Oakland PCL Opn P 47 39 8 30 1 1 .974 0.81
1956 36 Buffalo IL AAA P 29 43 10 29 4 1 .907 1.34
1957 37 Buffalo IL AAA KCA P 31 42 12 26 4 0 .905 1.23
1958 38 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-AA CHW-CIN-KCA P 43 5 1 3 1 0
1958 38 Nashville SOUA AA CIN P 7
1958 38 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW P 30 5 1 3 1 0 .800 0.13
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
1958 38 Buffalo IL AAA KCA P 6
1959 39 Miami IL AAA BAL P 2
1960 40 Mexico City Reds MEX AA P 28 29 2 27 0 1 1.000 1.04
MLB (8 seasons) MLB P 218 827.0 214 46 162 6 10 .972 2.26 0.95
Minors (14 seasons) Minors P 423 375 100 256 19 16
All Levels (21 Seasons) P 669 827.0 618 148 445 25 27
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1939 19 Butler Yankees Pennsylvania State Association D
1940 20 Akron Yankees Middle Atlantic League C
1940 20 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B
1941 21 Augusta Tigers South Atlantic League B
1941 21 Amsterdam Rugmakers Canadian-American League C
1941 21 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B
1942 22 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B
1942 22 Evansville Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B
1944 24 Newark Bears International League AA
1944 24 Binghamton Triplets Eastern League A
1945 25 Newark Bears International League AA
1946 26 Kansas City Blues American Association AAA
1946 26 New York Yankees American League MLB 1
1947 27 New York Yankees American League MLB 1
1948 28 New York Yankees American League MLB 1
1948 28 St. Louis Browns American League MLB 2
1949 29 St. Louis Browns American League MLB 1
1950 30 Baltimore Orioles International League AAA
1951 31 Baltimore Orioles International League AAA
1951 31 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1951-09-12 1951-09-30
1952 32 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1952-04-20 1952-09-23
1953 33 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1953-04-16 1953-09-27
1954 34 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1954-04-19 1954-06-08
1954 34 Cincinnati Redlegs National League MLB 2 1954-06-19 1954-09-20
1955 35 Oakland Oaks Pacific Coast League Opn
1956 36 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA
1957 37 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA
1958 38 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association AA
1958 38 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1958 38 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA
1959 39 Mexico City Diablos Rojos Mexican League AA
1959 39 Miami Marlins International League AAA
1960 40 Mexico City Diablos Rojos Mexican League AA

Sabr ID: de29878e

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