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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

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.