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Wes Ferrell

Wesley Cheek Ferrell

Positions: Second Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: February 2, 1908 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Died: December 9, 1976 in Sarasota, Florida, United States
High School: Guilford HS (Guilford, NC)

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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
1927 19 -9.4 CLE AL MLB CLE 0 0 27.00 27.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 8 5.000 27.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
1928 20 -6.1 Terre Haute IIIL B 20 8 .714 2.74 3.04 33 240.0 218 81 73 46 1.100 8.2 1.7
1928 20 -8.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 0 2 .000 2.25 2.81 2 2 0 1 0 0 16.0 15 5 4 0 5 4 0 0 0 67 1.250 8.4 0.0 2.8 2.2 0.80
1929 21 -7.4 CLE AL MLB CLE 21 10 .677 3.60 4.15 43 25 12 18 1 5 242.2 256 112 97 7 109 100 3 3 2 1061 1.504 9.5 0.3 4.0 3.7 0.92
1930 22 -6.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 25 13 .658 3.31 4.28 43 35 8 25 1 3 296.2 299 141 109 14 106 143 0 1 5 1274 1.365 9.1 0.4 3.2 4.3 1.35
1931 23 -5.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 22 12 .647 3.75 4.36 40 35 4 27 2 3 276.1 276 134 115 9 130 123 3 0 3 1227 1.469 9.0 0.3 4.2 4.0 0.95
1932 24 -4.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 23 13 .639 3.66 4.41 38 34 3 26 3 1 287.2 299 141 117 17 104 105 0 1 4 1244 1.401 9.4 0.5 3.3 3.3 1.01
1933 25 -3.9 CLE AL MLB CLE 11 12 .478 4.21 4.84 28 26 2 16 1 0 201.0 225 108 94 8 70 41 2 0 1 886 1.468 10.1 0.4 3.1 1.8 0.59
1934 26 -2.4 BOS AL MLB BOS 14 5 .737 3.63 4.33 26 23 3 17 3 1 181.0 205 87 73 4 49 67 0 0 3 785 1.403 10.2 0.2 2.4 3.3 1.37
1935 27 -1.1 BOS AL MLB BOS 25 14 .641 3.52 4.16 41 38 3 31 3 0 322.1 336 149 126 16 108 110 3 0 5 1391 1.377 9.4 0.4 3.0 3.1 1.02
1936 28 -0.6 BOS AL MLB BOS 20 15 .571 4.19 4.78 39 38 1 28 3 0 301.0 330 160 140 11 119 106 6 0 3 1341 1.492 9.9 0.3 3.6 3.2 0.89
1937 29 0.2 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-BOS 14 19 .424 4.90 5.67 37 35 2 26 0 0 281.0 325 177 153 25 122 123 3 0 2 1266 1.591 10.4 0.8 3.9 3.9 1.01
1937 29 0.2 BOS AL MLB BOS 3 6 .333 7.61 8.10 12 11 1 5 0 0 73.1 111 66 62 14 34 31 1 0 1 357 1.977 13.6 1.7 4.2 3.8 0.91
1937 29 0.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 11 13 .458 3.94 4.81 25 24 1 21 0 0 207.2 214 111 91 11 88 92 2 0 1 909 1.454 9.3 0.5 3.8 4.0 1.05
1938 30 1.3 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-NYY 15 10 .600 6.28 7.24 28 26 2 10 0 0 179.0 245 144 125 18 86 43 1 1 5 848 1.849 12.3 0.9 4.3 2.2 0.50
1938 30 1.3 WSH AL MLB WSH 13 8 .619 5.92 6.70 23 22 1 9 0 0 149.0 193 111 98 12 68 36 1 1 3 694 1.752 11.7 0.7 4.1 2.2 0.53
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
1938 30 1.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 2 2 .500 8.10 9.90 5 4 1 1 0 0 30.0 52 33 27 6 18 7 0 0 2 154 2.333 15.6 1.8 5.4 2.1 0.39
1939 31 2.6 NYY AL MLB NYY 1 2 .333 4.66 4.66 3 3 0 1 0 0 19.1 14 10 10 2 17 6 0 0 1 85 1.603 6.5 0.9 7.9 2.8 0.35
1940 32 2.5 BRO NL MLB BRO 0 0 6.75 6.75 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 4 3 3 0 4 4 1 0 0 21 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
1941 33 10.5 Leaksville-Draper-Spray BIST D 3 1 .750 4.71 6.64 7 42.0 56 31 22 9 1.548 12.0 1.9
1941 33 4.0 BSN NL MLB BSN 2 1 .667 5.14 5.14 4 3 1 1 0 0 14.0 13 8 8 1 9 10 1 0 1 64 1.571 8.4 0.6 5.8 6.4 1.11
1946 38 12.8 Lynchburg PIED B STL 0 2 .000 2.57 2.57 2 7.0 2 2 2 1 0.429 2.6 1.3
1948 40 14.7 Marion WCAR D 1 0 1.000 2.25 5.62 3 8.0 13 5 2 1 1.750 14.6 1.1
1949 41 13.6 Tampa FLIN B 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 193 128 .601 4.04 4.74 374 323 43 227 17 13 2623.0 2845 1382 1177 132 1040 985 23 6 35 11568 1.481 9.8 0.5 3.6 3.4 0.95
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 24 11 .686 3.00 3.60 46 0 297.1 289 119 99 57 1.164 8.7 1.7
All Levels (18 Seasons) 217 139 .610 3.93 4.63 420 323 43 227 17 13 2920.1 3134 1501 1276 132 1097 985 23 6 35 11568 1.449 9.7 3.4
D (2 seasons) Minors 4 1 .800 4.32 6.48 10 50.0 69 36 24 10 1.580 12.4 1.8
B (3 seasons) Minors 20 10 .667 2.73 3.02 36 0 247.1 220 83 75 47 1.080 8.0 1.7
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
1927 19 -9.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1928 20 -7.1 Terre Haute IIIL B 49 105 28 1 1 2 .267 .352 37
1928 20 -8.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 2 4 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .750 1.000 3 0 0
1929 21 -7.1 CLE AL MLB CLE 47 102 93 12 22 5 3 1 12 1 0 6 28 .237 .283 .387 .670 36 0 3
1930 22 -6.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 53 133 118 19 35 8 3 0 14 0 0 12 15 .297 .362 .415 .777 49 0 3
1931 23 -5.1 CLE AL MLB CLE 48 128 116 24 37 6 1 9 30 0 0 10 21 .319 .373 .621 .994 72 0 2
1932 24 -4.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 55 140 128 14 31 5 2 2 18 0 0 6 21 .242 .276 .359 .635 46 0 6
1933 25 -3.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 61 161 140 26 38 7 0 7 26 0 0 20 22 .271 .363 .471 .834 66 0 1
1934 26 -2.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 34 88 78 12 22 4 0 4 17 1 0 7 15 .282 .341 .487 .828 38 0 3
1935 27 -1.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 75 179 150 25 52 5 1 7 32 0 0 21 16 .347 .427 .533 .960 80 0 8
1936 28 -0.4 BOS AL MLB BOS 61 154 135 20 36 6 1 5 24 0 0 14 10 .267 .336 .437 .773 59 0 5
1937 29 0.5 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-BOS 71 158 139 14 39 7 0 1 25 0 0 16 21 .281 .355 .353 .707 49 0 3
1937 29 0.5 BOS AL MLB BOS 18 41 33 7 12 2 0 1 9 0 0 7 3 .364 .475 .515 .990 17 0 1
1937 29 0.5 WSH AL MLB WSH 53 117 106 7 27 5 0 0 16 0 0 9 18 .255 .313 .302 .615 32 0 2
1938 30 1.8 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-NYY 31 83 61 7 13 3 0 1 7 0 0 16 11 .213 .377 .311 .688 19 0 6
1938 30 1.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 26 70 49 6 11 2 0 1 6 0 0 15 7 .224 .406 .327 .733 16 0 6
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
1938 30 1.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 5 13 12 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .167 .231 .250 .481 3 0 0
1939 31 3.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 3 8 8 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .125 .125 .250 .375 2 0 0 0
1940 32 4.1 BRO NL MLB BRO 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1941 33 9.7 Leaksville-Draper-Spray BIST D 74 253 84 13 2 20 .332 .636 161
1941 33 5.2 BSN NL MLB BSN 4 5 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 .500 .600 1.250 1.850 5 0 0 0
1942 34 11.3 Lynchburg VIRL C 123 410 148 18 9 31 .361 .676 277
1945 37 16.0 Greensboro CARL C PHI
1946 38 12.5 Lynchburg PIED B STL 18 36 3 1 0 0 .083 .111 4
1948 40 16.1 Marion WCAR D 104 381 162 30 14 24 .425 .766 292
1949 41 13.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs B 50 161 161 48 4 0 4 .298 .398 64
1949 41 13.5 Tampa FLIN B 30 92 23 2 0 1 .250 .304 28
1949 41 14.5 Greensboro CARL B 20 69 25 2 0 3 .362 .522 36
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 548 1345 1176 175 329 57 12 38 208 2 0 129 185 .280 .351 .446 .797 524 0 0 40
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 418 1346 1346 473 67 26 81 835
All Levels (20 Seasons) 966 2691 2522 175 802 124 38 119 208 2 0 129 185 1359 0 0 40
D (2 seasons) Minors 178 634 634 246 43 16 44 .388 .715 453
C (2 seasons) Minors 123 410 410 148 18 9 31 277
B (3 seasons) Minors 117 302 302 79 6 1 6 .262 .348 105
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
1927 19 CLE AL MLB CLE P 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1928 20 CLE AL MLB CLE P 2 16.0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 2.81 2.50
1929 21 CLE AL MLB CLE P 43 243.0 75 10 63 2 3 .973 2.70 1.70
1930 22 CLE AL MLB CLE P 43 297.0 60 19 39 2 0 .967 1.76 1.35
1931 23 CLE AL MLB CLE P 40 276.0 96 19 74 3 3 .969 3.03 2.33
1932 24 CLE AL MLB CLE P 38 288.0 74 14 59 1 5 .986 2.28 1.92
1933 25 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 13
1933 25 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 13 108.0 32 31 1 0 1 1.000 2.67 2.46
1933 25 CLE AL MLB CLE P 28 201.0 60 12 48 0 4 1.000 2.69 2.14
1934 26 BOS AL MLB BOS P 26 181.0 32 8 23 1 2 .969 1.54 1.19
1935 27 BOS AL MLB BOS P 41 322.0 87 9 76 2 1 .977 2.38 2.07
1936 28 BOS AL MLB BOS P 39 301.0 53 9 42 2 2 .962 1.52 1.31
1937 29 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-BOS P 37 281.0 68 11 55 2 4 .971 2.11 1.78
1937 29 BOS AL MLB BOS P 12 73.0 28 6 21 1 4 .964 3.33 2.25
1937 29 WSH AL MLB WSH P 25 208.0 40 5 34 1 0 .975 1.69 1.56
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
1938 30 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-NYY P 28 179.0 53 10 41 2 6 .962 2.56 1.82
1938 30 WSH AL MLB WSH P 23 149.0 41 8 32 1 3 .976 2.42 1.74
1938 30 NYY AL MLB NYY P 5 30.0 12 2 9 1 3 .917 3.30 2.20
1939 31 NYY AL MLB NYY P 3 19.0 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.89 1.33
1940 32 BRO NL MLB BRO P 1 4.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 6.75 3.00
1941 33 Leaksville-Draper-Spray BIST D OF 64 123 101 11 11 .911 1.75
1941 33 BSN NL MLB BSN P 4 14.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.64 0.25
1942 34 Lynchburg VIRL C 2B 89 446 192 229 25 .944 4.73
MLB (15 seasons) MLB P 374 2623.0 671 122 532 17 30 .975 2.24 1.75
All Levels (2 Seasons) OF 77 108.0 155 132 12 11 1 .929 2.67 1.87
All Levels (15 Seasons) P 374 2623.0 671 122 532 17 30 .975 2.24 1.75
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1941 33 Leaksville-Draper-Spray BIST D 1 of 2
1942 34 Lynchburg VIRL C 1 of 1
1946 38 Lynchburg PIED B STL 1 of 2
1948 40 Marion WCAR D 1 of 1
1949 41 Tampa FLIN B 1 of 2
1963 55 Rock Hill WCRS A 1 of 1 126 63 63 .500
1965 57 Shelby WCRS A KCA 1 of 2 123 55 68 .447
7 Seasons 249 118 131 .474
A (2 seasons) 249 118 131 .474
D (2 seasons)
B (2 seasons)
C (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: 81a7570e

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