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Joe Ginsberg

Myron Nathan Ginsberg

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: October 11, 1926 in New York, New York, United States
Died: November 2, 2012 in West Bloomfield, Michigan, United States
High School: Cooley HS (Detroit, MI)

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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
1944 17 -3.3 Jamestown PONY D DET 88 273 74 12 6 4 .271 .403 110
1947 20 -4.6 Williamsport EL A DET 92 250 55 9 5 3 .220 .332 83
1948 21 -4.1 Williamsport EL A DET 107 340 111 21 8 1 .326 .444 151
1948 21 -8.0 DET AL MLB DET 11 39 36 7 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 .361 .410 .361 .771 13 1 0 0
1949 22 -5.6 Toledo AA AAA DET 102 369 336 48 95 17 1 5 43 2 31 19 .283 .343 .384 .727 129 8 0 2
1950 23 -4.5 Toledo AA AAA DET 63 243 214 32 72 13 2 7 39 0 25 15 .336 .411 .514 .925 110 7 2 2
1950 23 -5.8 DET AL MLB DET 36 109 95 12 22 6 0 0 12 1 0 11 6 .232 .318 .295 .612 28 2 1 2
1951 24 -5.0 DET AL MLB DET 102 351 304 44 79 10 2 8 37 0 2 43 21 .260 .355 .385 .740 117 8 2 2
1952 25 -3.7 DET AL MLB DET 113 364 307 29 68 13 2 6 36 1 1 51 21 .221 .338 .336 .673 103 9 3 3
1953 26 -2.7 2 Teams AL MLB CLE-DET 64 192 162 16 47 6 0 0 13 0 0 24 5 .290 .388 .327 .715 53 4 2 4
1953 26 -2.7 DET AL MLB DET 18 65 53 6 16 2 0 0 3 0 0 10 1 .302 .422 .340 .761 18 0 1 1
1953 26 -2.7 CLE AL MLB CLE 46 127 109 10 31 4 0 0 10 0 0 14 4 .284 .371 .321 .692 35 4 1 3
1954 27 0.8 Indianapolis AA AAA CLE 59 200 175 15 51 6 0 3 27 0 21 15 .291 .367 .377 .744 66 10 1 1 2
1954 27 -1.4 CLE AL MLB CLE 3 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 1.500 2.167 3 0 1 0 0
1955 28 -1.5 Seattle PCL Opn 147 547 475 48 139 27 3 7 66 6 59 22 .293 .370 .406 .776 193 11 2 6 5
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
1956 29 0.6 2 Teams AL MLB KCA-BAL 86 252 223 15 50 8 1 1 14 1 1 25 21 .224 .299 .283 .581 63 9 0 1 3 3
1956 29 0.6 KCA AL MLB KCA 71 220 195 15 48 8 1 1 12 1 1 23 17 .246 .323 .313 .636 61 7 0 0 2 3
1956 29 0.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 15 32 28 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 .071 .129 .071 .200 2 2 0 1 1 0
1957 30 1.3 BAL AL MLB BAL 85 201 175 15 48 8 2 1 18 2 1 18 19 .274 .342 .360 .702 63 4 2 2 4 1
1958 31 2.5 BAL AL MLB BAL 61 126 109 4 23 1 0 3 16 0 0 13 14 .211 .302 .303 .604 33 0 2 0 2 1
1959 32 3.2 BAL AL MLB BAL 65 190 166 14 30 2 0 1 14 1 0 21 13 .181 .268 .211 .479 35 6 0 0 3 3
1960 33 4.5 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-BAL 42 125 105 11 27 5 0 0 15 1 0 16 9 .257 .358 .305 .662 32 2 1 2 1 1
1960 33 4.5 BAL AL MLB BAL 14 37 30 3 8 1 0 0 6 0 0 6 1 .267 .389 .300 .689 9 1 0 1 0 1
1960 33 4.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 28 88 75 8 19 4 0 0 9 1 0 10 8 .253 .345 .307 .651 23 1 1 1 1 0
1961 34 5.8 2 Teams AL MLB BOS-CHW 25 29 27 1 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 4 .222 .250 .222 .472 6 1 0 1 0 0
1961 34 5.8 CHW AL MLB CHW 6 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 1 0 0
1961 34 5.8 BOS AL MLB BOS 19 24 24 1 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 6 1 0 0 0 0
1962 35 8.4 Denver AA AAA DET 46 144 124 9 27 5 1 0 14 1 16 19 .218 .301 .274 .575 34 0 1 3 3
1962 35 7.1 NYM NL MLB NYM 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 695 1986 1716 168 414 59 8 20 182 7 5 226 135 .241 .332 .320 .652 549 46 14 17 13 9
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 704 2366 2187 152 624 110 26 30 189 9 152 90 .285 .401 876 36 5 12 10 3
All Levels (17 Seasons) 1399 4352 3903 320 1038 169 34 50 371 16 5 378 225 .266 .365 1425 82 19 29 23 12
A (2 seasons) Minors 199 590 590 166 30 13 4 .281 .397 234
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 270 956 849 104 245 41 4 15 123 3 93 68 .289 .359 .399 .758 339 25 3 6 5 3
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
1948 21 DET AL MLB DET C 11 91.0 53 46 4 3 3 .943 4.95 4.55 0 7 0 0%
1949 22 Toledo AA AAA DET C 91 491 415 60 16 6 .967 5.22 11
1950 23 Toledo AA AAA DET C 60 330 284 38 8 5 .976 5.37 8
1950 23 DET AL MLB DET C 31 233.0 107 97 8 2 3 .981 4.06 3.39 2 11 3 21%
1951 24 DET AL MLB DET C 95 751.0 454 388 56 10 7 .978 5.32 4.67 6 47 24 34%
1952 25 DET AL MLB DET C 101 766.0 491 442 41 8 7 .984 5.67 4.78 8 26 16 38%
1953 26 2 Teams AL MLB CLE-DET C 54 386.0 229 201 22 6 4 .974 5.20 4.13 4 19 14 42%
1953 26 DET AL MLB DET C 15 136.0 84 71 12 1 2 .988 5.49 5.53 2 6 9 60%
1953 26 CLE AL MLB CLE C 39 250.0 145 130 10 5 2 .966 5.04 3.59 2 13 5 28%
1954 27 Indianapolis AA AAA CLE C 48 302 267 31 4 6 .987 6.21 4
1954 27 CLE AL MLB CLE C 1 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 0
1955 28 Seattle PCL Opn C 140 762 668 86 8 8 .990 5.39 5 32
1956 29 2 Teams AL MLB KCA-BAL C 65 512.0 303 269 31 3 3 .990 5.27 4.62 5 19 15 44%
1956 29 KCA AL MLB KCA C 57 451.0 269 238 28 3 3 .989 5.31 4.67 5 16 15 48%
1956 29 BAL AL MLB BAL C 8 61.0 34 31 3 0 0 1.000 5.02 4.25 0 3 0 0%
1957 30 BAL AL MLB BAL C 66 426.0 276 252 20 4 6 .986 5.75 4.12 6 17 13 43%
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 31 BAL AL MLB BAL C 39 241.0 165 156 8 1 2 .994 6.12 4.21 2 6 5 45%
1959 32 BAL AL MLB BAL C 62 433.0 272 241 29 2 4 .993 5.61 4.35 21 7 13 65%
1960 33 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-BAL C 39 283.0 205 188 12 5 0 .976 6.36 5.13 8 13 4 24%
1960 33 BAL AL MLB BAL C 14 90.0 67 59 4 4 0 .940 6.30 4.50 8 5 1 17%
1960 33 CHW AL MLB CHW C 25 193.0 138 129 8 1 0 .993 6.39 5.48 0 8 3 27%
1961 34 2 Teams AL MLB BOS-CHW C 8 29.0 15 14 1 0 0 1.000 4.66 1.88 1 3 1 25%
1961 34 CHW AL MLB CHW C 2 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.50 0 0 0
1961 34 BOS AL MLB BOS C 6 26.0 12 11 1 0 0 1.000 4.15 2.00 1 3 1 25%
1962 35 Denver AA AAA DET C 34 229 210 15 4 1 .983 6.62 8
1962 35 NYM NL MLB NYM C 2 13.0 11 9 2 0 1 1.000 7.62 5.50 0 0 0
MLB (13 seasons) MLB C 574 4164.0 2582 2304 234 44 40 .983 5.48 4.42 63 175 108 38%
Minors (5 seasons) Minors C 373 2114 1844 230 40 26 .981 5.56 36 32
All Levels (15 Seasons) C 947 4164.0 4696 4148 464 84 66 .982 5.48 4.87 99 175 140 49%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1944 17 Jamestown Falcons Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D
1945 18 Military Service
1946 19 Military Service
1947 20 Williamsport Tigers Eastern League A
1948 21 Williamsport Tigers Eastern League A
1948 21 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1
1949 22 Toledo Mud Hens American Association AAA
1950 23 Toledo Mud Hens American Association AAA
1950 23 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1950-04-20 1950-10-01
1951 24 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1951-04-17 1951-09-29
1952 25 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1952-04-15 1952-09-27
1953 26 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1953-04-19 1953-06-11
1953 26 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 2 1953-06-16 1953-09-27
1954 27 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1954 27 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1954-04-22 1954-05-26
1955 28 Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Opn
1956 29 Kansas City Athletics American League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-08-16
1956 29 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 2 1956-08-19 1956-09-30
1957 30 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1957-04-20 1957-09-29
1958 31 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1958-04-20 1958-09-28
1959 32 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1959-04-19 1959-09-27
1960 33 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1960-04-21 1960-05-25
1960 33 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 2 1960-06-18 1960-09-30
1961 34 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1961-04-14 1961-05-06
1961 34 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 2 1961-05-24 1961-09-04
1962 35 Denver Bears American Association AAA
1962 35 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1962-04-13 1962-04-15

Sabr ID: d2b4078d

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