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Sandy Koufax    \KOE-facks\

Sanford Koufax (The Left Arm of God)
born Sanford Braun

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: December 30, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
High School: Lafayette HS (Brooklyn, NY)
Schools: Columbia University (New York, NY), University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)

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
1955 19 -9.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 2 2 .500 3.02 3.24 12 5 4 2 2 0 41.2 33 15 14 2 28 1 30 1 1 2 183 1.464 7.1 0.4 6.0 6.5 1.07
1956 20 -8.6 BRO NL MLB BRO 2 4 .333 4.91 5.68 16 10 1 0 0 0 58.2 66 37 32 10 29 0 30 0 2 1 261 1.619 10.1 1.5 4.4 4.6 1.03
1957 21 -6.6 BRO NL MLB BRO 5 4 .556 3.88 4.23 34 13 12 2 0 0 104.1 83 49 45 14 51 1 122 2 0 5 444 1.284 7.2 1.2 4.4 10.5 2.39
1958 22 -5.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 11 11 .500 4.48 5.05 40 26 7 5 0 1 158.2 132 89 79 19 105 6 131 1 0 17 714 1.494 7.5 1.1 6.0 7.4 1.25
1959 23 -4.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 8 6 .571 4.05 4.34 35 23 6 6 1 2 153.1 136 74 69 23 92 4 173 0 1 5 679 1.487 8.0 1.4 5.4 10.2 1.88
1960 24 -3.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 8 13 .381 3.91 4.27 37 26 7 7 2 1 175.0 133 83 76 20 100 6 197 1 0 9 753 1.331 6.8 1.0 5.1 10.1 1.97
1961 25 -2.4 LAD NL MLB LAD 18 13 .581 3.52 4.12 42 35 2 15 2 1 255.2 212 117 100 27 96 6 269 3 2 12 1068 1.205 7.5 1.0 3.4 9.5 2.80
1962 26 -1.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 14 7 .667 2.54 2.98 28 26 2 11 2 1 184.1 134 61 52 13 57 4 216 2 0 3 744 1.036 6.5 0.6 2.8 10.5 3.79
1963 27 -1.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 25 5 .833 1.88 1.97 40 40 0 20 11 0 311.0 214 68 65 18 58 7 306 3 1 6 1210 0.875 6.2 0.5 1.7 8.9 5.28
1964 28 -0.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 19 5 .792 1.74 1.98 29 28 1 15 7 1 223.0 154 49 43 13 53 5 223 0 0 9 870 0.928 6.2 0.5 2.1 9.0 4.21
1965 29 0.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 26 8 .765 2.04 2.41 43 41 2 27 8 2 335.2 216 90 76 26 71 4 382 5 0 11 1297 0.855 5.8 0.7 1.9 10.2 5.38
1966 30 2.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 27 9 .750 1.73 2.06 41 41 0 27 5 0 323.0 241 74 62 19 77 4 317 0 0 7 1274 0.985 6.7 0.5 2.1 8.8 4.12
All Levels (12 Seasons) 165 87 .655 2.76 3.12 397 314 44 137 40 9 2324.1 1754 806 713 204 817 48 2396 18 7 87 9497 1.106 6.8 0.8 3.2 9.3 2.93

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
1955 19 -9.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1956 20 -8.2 BRO NL MLB BRO 16 19 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 .118 .211 .118 .328 2 0 0 0 0 0
1957 21 -7.3 BRO NL MLB BRO 34 27 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
1958 22 -6.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 40 55 49 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 26 .122 .140 .143 .283 7 0 0 5 0 0
1959 23 -5.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 35 58 54 3 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 29 .111 .143 .167 .310 9 0 0 2 0 0
1960 24 -3.9 LAD NL MLB LAD 37 64 57 1 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 28 .123 .167 .123 .289 7 1 0 4 0 0
1961 25 -2.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 42 94 77 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 9 35 .065 .163 .065 .228 5 0 0 8 0 0
1962 26 -1.9 LAD NL MLB LAD 28 73 69 1 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 42 .087 .113 .130 .243 9 3 0 2 0 0
1963 27 -0.4 LAD NL MLB LAD 40 124 110 3 7 0 0 1 7 0 0 6 51 .064 .111 .091 .202 10 2 0 7 1 0
1964 28 0.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 29 81 74 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 32 .095 .141 .095 .236 7 1 1 3 0 0
1965 29 1.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 43 127 113 4 20 2 0 0 7 0 0 10 44 .177 .242 .195 .437 22 2 0 3 1 0
1966 30 2.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 41 124 118 5 9 3 0 0 5 0 0 5 57 .076 .113 .102 .215 12 1 0 0 1 0
All Levels (12 Seasons) 397 858 776 26 75 9 0 2 28 0 1 43 386 .097 .145 .116 .261 90 10 1 35 3 0

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
1955 19 BRO NL MLB BRO P 12 42.0 8 1 6 1 0 .875 1.50 0.58
1956 20 BRO NL MLB BRO P 16 59.0 7 4 3 0 0 1.000 1.07 0.44
1957 21 BRO NL MLB BRO P 34 104.0 8 3 4 1 0 .875 0.61 0.21
1958 22 LAD NL MLB LAD P 40 159.0 28 6 21 1 3 .964 1.53 0.68
1959 23 LAD NL MLB LAD P 35 153.0 21 4 16 1 1 .952 1.18 0.57
1960 24 LAD NL MLB LAD P 37 175.0 24 6 18 0 1 1.000 1.23 0.65
1961 25 LAD NL MLB LAD P 42 256.0 35 7 26 2 2 .943 1.16 0.79
1962 26 LAD NL MLB LAD P 28 184.0 21 3 16 2 0 .905 0.93 0.68
1963 27 LAD NL MLB LAD P 40 311.0 41 4 34 3 1 .927 1.10 0.95
1964 28 LAD NL MLB LAD P 29 223.0 29 9 18 2 1 .931 1.09 0.93
1965 29 LAD NL MLB LAD P 43 336.0 46 10 36 0 2 1.000 1.23 1.07
1966 30 LAD NL MLB LAD P 41 323.0 38 7 30 1 2 .974 1.03 0.90
All Levels (12 Seasons) P 397 2325.0 306 64 228 14 13 .954 1.13 0.74
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1955 19 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB 1 1955-06-24 1955-09-24
1956 20 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB 1 1956-04-29 1956-09-02
1957 21 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB 1 1957-04-21 1957-09-29
1958 22 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1958-04-24 1958-09-26
1959 23 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1959-04-12 1959-09-29
1960 24 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1960-04-17 1960-10-01
1961 25 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1961-04-14 1961-09-27
1962 26 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1962-04-11 1962-10-01
1963 27 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1963-04-10 1963-09-25
1964 28 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1964-04-14 1964-08-16
1965 29 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1965-04-18 1965-10-02
1966 30 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1966-04-13 1966-10-02

Sabr ID: e463317c

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