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Joe Garagiola    \GAR-uh-jee-O-luh\

Joseph Henry Garagiola

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: February 12, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: March 23, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
High School: St. Mary's HS (St. Louis, MO)

Major League Stats

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
1942 16 -6.1 Springfield WA C STL 67 181 46 4 1 5 .254 .370 67
1943 17 -12.1 Columbus AA AA STL 81 225 205 27 60 7 3 4 27 2 18 20 .293 .350 .415 .764 85 3 0 2
1944 18 -10.3 Columbus AA AA STL 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1946 20 -8.7 STL NL MLB STL 74 235 211 21 50 4 1 3 22 0 23 25 .237 .312 .308 .620 65 4 0 1
1947 21 -7.7 STL NL MLB STL 77 228 183 20 47 10 2 5 25 0 40 14 .257 .398 .415 .814 76 5 3 2
1948 22 -6.5 Columbus AA AAA STL 65 240 202 38 72 11 3 7 45 0 34 14 .356 .449 .545 .994 110 0 4
1948 22 -6.1 STL NL MLB STL 24 69 56 9 6 1 0 2 7 0 12 9 .107 .275 .232 .508 13 0 1 0
1949 23 -5.1 STL NL MLB STL 81 275 241 25 63 14 0 3 26 0 31 19 .261 .348 .357 .705 86 6 1 2
1950 24 -3.9 STL NL MLB STL 34 98 88 8 28 6 1 2 20 0 10 7 .318 .388 .477 .865 42 5 0 0
1951 25 -3.5 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-STL 99 331 284 33 68 11 4 11 44 4 1 41 27 .239 .339 .423 .762 120 7 2 4
1951 25 -3.5 STL NL MLB STL 27 82 72 9 14 3 2 2 9 0 0 9 7 .194 .284 .375 .659 27 3 0 1
1951 25 -3.5 PIT NL MLB PIT 72 249 212 24 54 8 2 9 35 4 1 32 20 .255 .358 .439 .796 93 4 2 3
1952 26 -2.3 PIT NL MLB PIT 118 396 344 35 94 15 4 8 54 0 1 50 24 .273 .369 .410 .779 141 7 2 0
1953 27 -1.1 2 Teams NL MLB CHC-PIT 101 337 301 30 79 14 4 3 35 1 0 31 34 .262 .337 .365 .703 110 10 3 2
1953 27 -1.1 PIT NL MLB PIT 27 86 73 9 17 5 0 2 14 1 0 10 11 .233 .341 .384 .725 28 2 2 1
1953 27 -1.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 74 251 228 21 62 9 4 1 21 0 0 21 23 .272 .336 .360 .696 82 8 1 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
1954 28 0.1 2 Teams NL MLB CHC-NYG 68 200 164 17 46 7 0 5 22 0 0 29 14 .280 .397 .415 .812 68 4 4 1 2
1954 28 0.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 63 187 153 16 43 5 0 5 21 0 0 28 12 .281 .403 .412 .815 63 4 4 1 1
1954 28 0.1 NYG NL MLB NYG 5 13 11 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .273 .308 .455 .762 5 0 0 0 1
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 676 2169 1872 198 481 82 16 42 255 5 2 267 173 .257 .354 .385 .739 721 48 16 12 2
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 214 649 591 66 178 22 7 16 72 2 52 34 .301 .443 262 3 0 6
All Levels (12 Seasons) 890 2818 2463 264 659 104 23 58 327 7 2 319 207 .268 .399 983 51 16 18 2
AA (2 seasons) Minors 82 228 208 28 60 7 3 4 27 2 18 20 .288 .409 85 3 0 2
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
1942 16 Springfield WA C STL C 40 232 202 19 11 .953 5.53
1943 17 Columbus AA AA STL C 62 282 246 27 9 1 .968 4.40 4
1946 20 STL NL MLB STL C 70 542.0 288 260 25 3 6 .990 4.73 4.07 4 16 12 43%
1947 21 STL NL MLB STL C 74 508.0 308 281 23 4 2 .987 5.39 4.11 2 20 9 31%
1948 22 Columbus AA AAA STL C 58 276 249 19 8 6 .971 4.62 5
1948 22 STL NL MLB STL C 23 151.0 98 83 14 1 1 .990 5.78 4.22 0 7 5 42%
1949 23 STL NL MLB STL C 80 612.0 373 332 35 6 1 .984 5.40 4.59 6 23 15 39%
1950 24 STL NL MLB STL C 30 196.0 107 99 8 0 2 1.000 4.91 3.57 0 3 3 50%
1951 25 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-STL C 84 666.0 376 336 36 4 6 .989 5.03 4.43 9 33 10 23%
1951 25 STL NL MLB STL C 23 161.0 87 81 6 0 2 1.000 4.86 3.78 2 5 2 29%
1951 25 PIT NL MLB PIT C 61 505.0 289 255 30 4 4 .986 5.08 4.67 7 28 8 22%
1952 26 PIT NL MLB PIT C 105 817.0 492 418 63 11 9 .978 5.30 4.58 2 43 35 45%
1953 27 2 Teams NL MLB CHC-PIT C 90 691.0 427 378 44 5 2 .988 5.50 4.69 6 34 16 32%
1953 27 PIT NL MLB PIT C 22 163.0 93 82 10 1 0 .989 5.08 4.18 0 8 2 20%
1953 27 CHC NL MLB CHC C 68 528.0 334 296 34 4 2 .988 5.62 4.85 6 26 14 35%
1954 28 2 Teams NL MLB CHC-NYG C 58 432.0 235 208 23 4 0 .983 4.81 3.98 6 21 8 28%
1954 28 CHC NL MLB CHC C 55 409.0 218 191 23 4 0 .982 4.71 3.89 6 20 8 29%
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 28 NYG NL MLB NYG C 3 23.0 17 17 0 0 0 1.000 6.65 5.67 0 1 0 0%
MLB (9 seasons) MLB C 614 4615.0 2704 2395 271 38 29 .986 5.20 4.34 35 200 113 36%
Minors (3 seasons) Minors C 160 790 697 65 28 7 .965 4.76 9
All Levels (11 Seasons) C 774 4615.0 3494 3092 336 66 36 .981 5.20 4.43 44 200 113 36%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: ba3bd453

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