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Don Drysdale

Donald Scott Drysdale (Big D or Airedale)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: July 23, 1936 in Van Nuys, California, United States
Died: July 3, 1993 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
High School: Van Nuys HS (Van Nuys, CA)

Major League Stats


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
1954 17 -5.7 Bakersfield CALL C BRO 8 5 .615 3.46 4.34 15 14 11 0 112.0 97 54 43 8 58 73 3 1 3 1.384 7.8 0.6 4.7 5.9 1.26
1955 18 -9.8 Montreal IL AAA BRO 11 11 .500 3.33 4.06 28 27 11 3 173.0 163 78 64 12 68 80 8 0 4 1.335 8.5 0.6 3.5 4.2 1.18
1956 19 -9.6 BRO NL MLB BRO 5 5 .500 2.64 3.18 25 12 6 2 0 0 99.0 95 35 29 9 31 3 55 3 0 3 413 1.273 8.6 0.8 2.8 5.0 1.77
1957 20 -7.6 BRO NL MLB BRO 17 9 .654 2.69 3.10 34 29 4 9 4 0 221.0 197 76 66 17 61 3 148 7 1 3 911 1.167 8.0 0.7 2.5 6.0 2.43
1958 21 -6.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 12 13 .480 4.17 4.55 44 29 7 6 1 0 211.2 214 107 98 21 72 6 131 14 2 8 913 1.351 9.1 0.9 3.1 5.6 1.82
1959 22 -5.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 17 13 .567 3.46 3.76 44 36 7 15 4 2 270.2 237 113 104 26 93 9 242 18 2 4 1142 1.219 7.9 0.9 3.1 8.0 2.60
1960 23 -4.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 15 14 .517 2.84 3.11 41 36 5 15 5 2 269.0 214 93 85 27 72 5 246 10 0 6 1083 1.063 7.2 0.9 2.4 8.2 3.42
1961 24 -3.4 LAD NL MLB LAD 13 10 .565 3.69 4.09 40 37 2 10 3 0 244.0 236 111 100 29 83 15 182 20 1 7 1047 1.307 8.7 1.1 3.1 6.7 2.19
1962 25 -2.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 25 9 .735 2.83 3.49 43 41 2 19 2 1 314.1 272 122 99 21 78 12 232 11 0 8 1289 1.113 7.8 0.6 2.2 6.6 2.97
1963 26 -2.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 19 17 .528 2.63 3.25 42 42 0 17 3 0 315.1 287 114 92 25 57 13 251 10 0 4 1266 1.091 8.2 0.7 1.6 7.2 4.40
1964 27 -1.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 18 16 .529 2.18 2.55 40 40 0 21 5 0 321.1 242 91 78 15 68 9 237 10 1 11 1264 0.965 6.8 0.4 1.9 6.6 3.49
1965 28 -0.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 23 12 .657 2.77 3.30 44 42 1 20 7 1 308.1 270 113 95 30 66 11 210 12 0 11 1262 1.090 7.9 0.9 1.9 6.1 3.18
1966 29 1.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 13 16 .448 3.42 3.75 40 40 0 11 3 0 273.2 279 114 104 21 45 8 177 17 1 7 1135 1.184 9.2 0.7 1.5 5.8 3.93
1967 30 2.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 13 16 .448 2.74 3.22 38 38 0 9 3 0 282.0 269 101 86 19 60 19 196 8 2 5 1151 1.167 8.6 0.6 1.9 6.3 3.27
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
1968 31 3.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 14 12 .538 2.15 2.56 31 31 0 12 8 0 239.0 201 68 57 11 56 10 155 12 0 4 954 1.075 7.6 0.4 2.1 5.8 2.77
1969 32 5.0 LAD NL MLB LAD 5 4 .556 4.45 4.88 12 12 0 1 1 0 62.2 71 34 31 9 13 0 24 2 0 1 267 1.340 10.2 1.3 1.9 3.4 1.85
MLB (14 seasons) MLB 209 166 .557 2.95 3.39 518 465 34 167 49 6 3432.0 3084 1292 1124 280 855 123 2486 154 10 82 14097 1.148 8.1 0.7 2.2 6.5 2.91
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 19 16 .543 3.38 4.17 43 41 22 3 285.0 260 132 107 20 126 153 11 1 7 1.354 8.2 0.6 4.0 4.8 1.21
All Levels (16 Seasons) 228 182 .556 2.98 3.45 561 506 34 189 52 6 3717.0 3344 1424 1231 300 981 123 2639 165 11 89 14097 1.164 8.1 0.7 2.4 6.4 2.69
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
1954 17 -6.5 Bakersfield CALL C BRO 20 61 51 8 15 3 2 2 14 0 10 15 .294 .410 .549 .959 28 0 0 0
1955 18 -10.3 Montreal IL AAA BRO 28 67 60 6 14 4 0 1 6 0 4 25 .233 .277 .350 .627 21 0 2 1
1956 19 -9.2 BRO NL MLB BRO 26 29 26 4 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 8 .192 .222 .346 .568 9 1 0 2 0 0
1957 20 -8.3 BRO NL MLB BRO 37 83 73 7 9 0 0 2 6 0 0 7 29 .123 .200 .205 .405 15 3 0 3 0 0
1958 21 -7.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 47 72 66 9 15 1 1 7 12 0 0 3 25 .227 .261 .591 .852 39 0 0 3 0 0
1959 22 -6.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 46 104 91 9 15 1 1 4 12 0 1 4 31 .165 .198 .330 .528 30 2 0 8 1 0
1960 23 -4.9 LAD NL MLB LAD 41 99 83 3 13 6 2 0 4 0 0 6 32 .157 .211 .277 .488 23 0 0 9 1 0
1961 24 -3.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 40 95 83 9 16 1 0 5 12 0 0 6 24 .193 .244 .386 .630 32 4 0 5 1 0
1962 25 -2.9 LAD NL MLB LAD 43 126 111 9 22 4 1 0 14 0 1 5 29 .198 .246 .252 .498 28 4 2 8 0 0
1963 26 -1.4 LAD NL MLB LAD 42 114 96 5 16 1 1 0 5 0 0 9 35 .167 .241 .198 .439 19 3 1 6 2 0
1964 27 -0.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 40 128 110 10 19 2 0 1 8 0 0 4 29 .173 .202 .218 .420 24 3 0 14 0 0
1965 28 0.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 58 138 130 18 39 4 1 7 19 0 0 5 34 .300 .331 .508 .839 66 6 1 2 0 0
1966 29 1.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 46 111 106 6 20 2 0 2 8 0 0 3 28 .189 .211 .264 .475 28 5 0 2 0 0
1967 30 2.5 LAD NL MLB LAD 38 101 93 2 12 1 0 0 6 0 0 5 26 .129 .172 .140 .312 13 1 0 2 1 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
1968 31 3.1 LAD NL MLB LAD 31 84 79 4 14 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 29 .177 .188 .190 .377 15 1 1 4 0 0
1969 32 4.5 LAD NL MLB LAD 12 25 22 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 11 .136 .208 .182 .390 4 1 0 1 0 0
MLB (14 seasons) MLB 547 1309 1169 96 218 26 7 29 113 0 2 60 370 .186 .228 .295 .523 345 34 5 69 6 0
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 48 128 111 14 29 7 2 3 20 0 14 40 .261 .341 .441 .783 49 0 2 1
All Levels (16 Seasons) 595 1437 1280 110 247 33 9 32 133 0 2 74 410 .193 .239 .308 .546 394 34 5 71 7 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
1954 17 Bakersfield CALL C BRO P 15 28 2 22 4 4 .857 1.60
1955 18 Montreal IL AAA BRO P 28 35 5 24 6 2 .829 1.04
1956 19 BRO NL MLB BRO P 25 99.0 30 8 20 2 1 .933 2.55 1.12
1957 20 BRO NL MLB BRO P 34 221.0 77 15 60 2 4 .974 3.05 2.21
1958 21 LAD NL MLB LAD P 44 212.0 66 15 45 6 10 .909 2.55 1.36
1959 22 LAD NL MLB LAD P 44 271.0 69 18 48 3 4 .957 2.19 1.50
1960 23 LAD NL MLB LAD P 41 269.0 81 18 60 3 3 .963 2.61 1.90
1961 24 LAD NL MLB LAD P 40 244.0 52 13 36 3 3 .942 1.81 1.23
1962 25 LAD NL MLB LAD P 43 314.0 77 10 60 7 5 .909 2.01 1.63
1963 26 LAD NL MLB LAD P 42 315.0 85 19 62 4 7 .953 2.31 1.93
1964 27 LAD NL MLB LAD P 40 321.0 84 13 68 3 5 .964 2.27 2.03
1965 28 LAD NL MLB LAD P 44 308.0 86 22 55 9 4 .895 2.25 1.75
1966 29 LAD NL MLB LAD P 40 274.0 62 10 45 7 1 .887 1.81 1.38
1967 30 LAD NL MLB LAD P 38 282.0 80 11 64 5 3 .938 2.39 1.97
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
1968 31 LAD NL MLB LAD P 31 239.0 70 15 50 5 4 .929 2.45 2.10
1969 32 LAD NL MLB LAD P 12 63.0 14 1 13 0 1 1.000 2.00 1.17
MLB (14 seasons) MLB P 518 3432.0 933 188 686 59 55 .937 2.29 1.69
Minors (2 seasons) Minors P 43 63 7 46 10 6 .841 1.23
All Levels (16 Seasons) P 561 3432.0 996 195 732 69 61 .931 2.29 1.65
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1954 17 Bakersfield Indians California League C
1955 18 Montreal Royals International League AAA
1956 19 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-22
1957 20 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB 1 1957-04-21 1957-09-22
1958 21 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1958-04-15 1958-09-26
1959 22 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1959-04-11 1959-09-29
1960 23 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1960-04-12 1960-10-02
1961 24 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1961-04-11 1961-09-28
1962 25 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1962-04-13 1962-10-02
1963 26 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-29
1964 27 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1964-04-15 1964-10-01
1965 28 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1965-04-12 1965-10-01
1966 29 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1966-04-15 1966-10-02
1967 30 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1967-04-16 1967-09-30
1968 31 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1968-04-13 1968-08-24
1969 32 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1969-04-07 1969-08-05

Sabr ID: 14c3c5f6

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