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Orval Grove

Orval Leroy Grove

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 196 lb.

Born: August 29, 1919 in Mineral, Kansas, United States
Died: April 20, 1992 in Carmichael, California, United States
School: Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, IL)

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
1938 18 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-A1 CHW 10 13 .435 6.46 34 25 216.0 108 155 136 170 1.287 4.5 7.1
1938 18 -5.6 Longview ETXL C CHW 10 11 .476 6.18 6.50 31 25 198.0 92 143 136 155 1.247 4.2 7.0
1938 18 -9.5 Dallas TL A1 CHW 0 2 .000 6.00 3 18.0 16 12 15 1.722 8.0 7.5
1939 19 -9.0 Oklahoma City TL A1 8 7 .533 2.91 3.87 31 20 158.0 132 68 51 78 1.329 7.5 4.4
1940 20 -8.5 Oklahoma City TL A1 10 9 .526 2.88 3.63 24 156.0 141 63 50 52 1.237 8.1 3.0
1940 20 -8.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 0 0 3.00 3.00 3 0 3 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 26 1.333 6.0 0.0 6.0 1.5 0.25
1941 21 -6.8 Shreveport TL A1 17 7 .708 2.73 3.54 34 201.0 174 79 61 84 1.284 7.8 3.8
1941 21 -8.0 CHW AL MLB CHW 0 0 10.29 10.29 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.0 9 8 8 2 5 5 0 0 1 35 2.000 11.6 2.6 6.4 6.4 1.00
1942 22 -7.0 CHW AL MLB CHW 4 6 .400 5.16 6.38 12 8 2 4 0 0 66.1 77 47 38 1 33 21 1 0 3 309 1.658 10.4 0.1 4.5 2.8 0.64
1943 23 -6.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 15 9 .625 2.75 3.49 32 25 5 18 3 2 216.1 192 84 66 9 72 76 4 1 3 888 1.220 8.0 0.4 3.0 3.2 1.06
1944 24 -5.8 CHW AL MLB CHW 14 15 .483 3.72 4.30 34 33 1 11 2 0 234.2 237 112 97 11 71 105 8 0 8 1006 1.312 9.1 0.4 2.7 4.0 1.48
1945 25 -4.9 CHW AL MLB CHW 14 12 .538 3.44 4.15 33 30 2 16 4 1 217.0 233 100 83 12 68 54 5 0 6 933 1.387 9.7 0.5 2.8 2.2 0.79
1946 26 -3.8 CHW AL MLB CHW 8 13 .381 3.02 4.21 33 26 4 10 1 0 205.1 213 96 69 10 78 60 3 0 10 881 1.417 9.3 0.4 3.4 2.6 0.77
1947 27 -2.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 6 8 .429 4.44 5.17 25 19 1 6 1 0 135.2 158 78 67 10 70 33 4 0 3 619 1.681 10.5 0.7 4.6 2.2 0.47
1948 28 -0.3 CHW AL MLB CHW 2 10 .167 6.16 6.57 32 11 13 1 0 1 87.2 110 64 60 6 42 18 3 0 4 404 1.734 11.3 0.6 4.3 1.8 0.43
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
1949 29 -1.9 Sacramento PCL AAA 9 7 .563 3.38 3.58 29 25 7 2 178.1 139 71 67 85 78 5 0 3 1.256 7.0 4.3 3.9 0.92
1949 29 0.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 0 0 54.00 54.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 4 4 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 8 7.500 54.0 13.5 13.5 13.5 1.00
1950 30 -0.9 Sacramento PCL AAA CHW 17 20 .459 3.32 3.79 40 40 24 2 309.0 276 130 114 131 124 5 7 10 1.317 8.0 3.8 3.6 0.95
1951 31 0.6 Sacramento PCL AAA CHW 8 9 .471 4.42 4.87 32 20 6 0 159.0 178 86 78 82 76 1 0 11 1.635 10.1 4.6 4.3 0.93
1952 32 1.3 Sacramento PCL Opn 6 12 .333 4.19 5.55 36 18 5 1 146.0 154 90 68 89 65 1 0 8 1.664 9.5 5.5 4.0 0.73
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 63 73 .463 3.78 4.55 207 152 31 66 11 4 1176.2 1237 595 494 62 444 374 29 1 38 5109 1.429 9.5 0.5 3.4 2.9 0.84
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 85 84 .503 4.38 260 148 42 5 1523.1 1302 742 625 771 343 12 7 32 1.361 7.7 4.6
All Levels (15 Seasons) 148 157 .485 4.46 467 300 31 108 16 4 2700.0 2539 1337 1119 62 1215 717 41 8 70 5109 1.390 8.5 4.0
A1 (4 seasons) Minors 35 25 .583 3.75 92 20 533.0 463 222 162 229 1.298 7.8 3.9
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 34 36 .486 3.61 4.00 101 85 37 4 646.1 593 287 259 298 278 11 7 24 1.379 8.3 4.1 3.9 0.93
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
1938 18 -4.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-A1 CHW 30 68 68 8 2 0 0 10
1938 18 -4.9 Longview ETXL C CHW 30 68 8 2 0 0 .118 .147 10
1938 18 -8.6 Dallas TL A1 CHW
1939 19 -7.7 Oklahoma City TL A1 31 50 5 1 0 0 .100 .120 6
1940 20 -6.7 Oklahoma City TL A1 24 48 3 0 0 0 .063 .063 3
1940 20 -7.9 CHW AL MLB CHW 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1941 21 -4.9 Shreveport TL A1 34 65 12 2 1 0 .185 .246 16
1941 21 -7.0 CHW AL MLB CHW 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1942 22 -5.9 CHW AL MLB CHW 12 25 22 2 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 .227 .227 .364 .591 8 0 0 3
1943 23 -5.7 CHW AL MLB CHW 32 85 66 9 12 0 0 0 7 0 0 11 22 .182 .308 .182 .490 12 0 1 7
1944 24 -5.9 CHW AL MLB CHW 34 86 77 4 8 1 1 0 4 0 0 5 25 .104 .159 .143 .301 11 1 0 4
1945 25 -5.4 CHW AL MLB CHW 33 79 71 4 7 1 0 0 4 0 0 4 23 .099 .169 .113 .282 8 3 2 2
1946 26 -3.6 CHW AL MLB CHW 33 73 65 2 7 0 1 0 2 0 2 5 27 .108 .171 .138 .310 9 2 0 3
1947 27 -2.3 CHW AL MLB CHW 25 54 48 2 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 5 16 .146 .226 .188 .414 9 1 0 1
1948 28 -1.0 CHW AL MLB CHW 32 23 21 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .095 .136 .095 .232 2 2 0 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
1949 29 -0.7 Sacramento PCL AAA 29 68 56 6 9 1 0 0 2 0 5 14 .161 .230 .179 .408 10 0 7
1949 29 0.2 CHW AL MLB CHW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1950 30 -0.4 Sacramento PCL AAA CHW 40 115 100 7 19 3 1 1 11 0 7 40 .190 .243 .270 .513 27 0 8
1951 31 0.8 Sacramento PCL AAA CHW 32 49 42 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 3 16 .119 .178 .143 .321 6 0 4
1952 32 1.8 Sacramento PCL Opn 36 44 36 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 8 .111 .135 .111 .246 4 0 7
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 207 428 373 23 48 4 2 1 19 0 2 31 128 .129 .201 .158 .360 59 9 3 21
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 256 507 465 16 65 10 2 1 15 0 16 78 82 0 26
All Levels (15 Seasons) 463 935 838 39 113 14 4 2 34 0 2 47 206 141 9 3 47
A1 (4 seasons) Minors 89 163 163 20 3 1 0 25
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 101 232 198 15 33 5 1 1 14 0 15 70 .167 .225 .217 .443 43 0 19
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
1938 18 Dallas TL A1 CHW P 3
1939 19 Oklahoma City TL A1 P 31
1940 20 Oklahoma City TL A1 P 24
1940 20 CHW AL MLB CHW P 3 6.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 0.33
1941 21 Shreveport TL A1 P 34
1941 21 CHW AL MLB CHW P 2 7.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 3.86 1.50
1942 22 CHW AL MLB CHW P 12 66.0 25 8 16 1 1 .960 3.27 2.00
1943 23 CHW AL MLB CHW P 32 216.0 65 21 43 1 0 .985 2.67 2.00
1944 24 CHW AL MLB CHW P 34 235.0 73 6 64 3 3 .959 2.68 2.06
1945 25 CHW AL MLB CHW P 33 217.0 72 12 55 5 3 .931 2.78 2.03
1946 26 CHW AL MLB CHW P 33 205.0 61 8 49 4 5 .934 2.50 1.73
1947 27 CHW AL MLB CHW P 25 136.0 31 11 19 1 1 .968 1.99 1.20
1948 28 CHW AL MLB CHW P 32 88.0 34 5 26 3 1 .912 3.17 0.97
1949 29 Sacramento PCL AAA P 29 43 7 34 2 3 .953 1.41
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
1949 29 CHW AL MLB CHW P 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1950 30 Sacramento PCL AAA CHW P 40 73 20 49 4 2 .945 1.73
1951 31 Sacramento PCL AAA CHW P 32 44 10 33 1 0 .977 1.34
1952 32 Sacramento PCL Opn P 36 48 9 37 2 3 .958 1.28
MLB (10 seasons) MLB P 207 1177.0 365 72 275 18 14 .951 2.65 1.68
Minors (8 seasons) Minors P 229 208 46 153 9 8
All Levels (15 Seasons) P 436 1177.0 573 118 428 27 22
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 91da74ab

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