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Eddie Mathews

Edwin Lee Mathews (Eddie Mattress, Cap'n Eddie, Santa Barbara Bomber or Brookfield Bomber)

Positions: Third Baseman, First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: October 13, 1931 in Texarkana, Texas, United States
Died: February 18, 2001 in La Jolla, California, United States
High School: Santa Barbara HS (Santa Barbara, CA)

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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
1949 17 -6.4 High Point-Thomasville NCSL D BSN 63 240 87 20 3 17 .363 .683 164
1950 18 -8.2 Atlanta SOUA AA BSN 146 552 158 24 9 32 .286 .536 296
1951 19 -7.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BSN 49 139 137 2 40 5 4 7 5 0 2 3 .292 .540 74 0 0 0
1951 19 -7.0 Atlanta SOUA AA BSN 37 128 37 5 4 6 .289 .531 68
1951 19 -8.5 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN 12 11 9 2 3 0 0 1 5 0 2 3 .333 .455 .667 1.121 6 0 0 0
1952 20 -8.3 BSN NL MLB BSN 145 593 528 80 128 23 5 25 58 6 4 59 115 .242 .320 .447 .767 236 9 1 5
1953 21 -7.1 MLN NL MLB MLN 157 681 579 110 175 31 8 47 135 1 3 99 83 .302 .406 .627 1.033 363 6 2 1
1954 22 -5.9 MLN NL MLB MLN 138 601 476 96 138 21 4 40 103 10 3 113 61 .290 .423 .603 1.026 287 9 2 3 7
1955 23 -5.0 MLN NL MLB MLN 141 616 499 108 144 23 5 41 101 3 4 109 98 .289 .413 .601 1.014 300 5 1 1 6 20
1956 24 -4.2 MLN NL MLB MLN 151 651 552 103 150 21 2 37 95 6 0 91 86 .272 .373 .518 .892 286 4 1 3 4 17
1957 25 -3.3 MLN NL MLB MLN 148 666 572 109 167 28 9 32 94 3 1 90 79 .292 .387 .540 .927 309 6 0 2 2 5
1958 26 -2.2 MLN NL MLB MLN 149 649 546 97 137 18 1 31 77 5 0 85 85 .251 .349 .458 .807 250 9 2 8 8 5
1959 27 -1.2 MLN NL MLB MLN 148 682 594 118 182 16 8 46 114 2 1 80 71 .306 .390 .593 .983 352 6 3 3 2 2
1960 28 0.1 MLN NL MLB MLN 153 671 548 108 152 19 7 39 124 7 3 111 113 .277 .397 .551 .948 302 8 2 4 6 3
1961 29 1.4 MLN NL MLB MLN 152 672 572 103 175 23 6 32 91 12 7 93 95 .306 .402 .535 .937 306 10 2 1 4 3
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
1962 30 2.1 MLN NL MLB MLN 152 643 536 106 142 25 6 29 90 4 2 101 90 .265 .381 .496 .877 266 11 2 0 4 7
1963 31 3.6 MLN NL MLB MLN 158 675 547 82 144 27 4 23 84 3 4 124 119 .263 .399 .453 .852 248 9 1 0 3 14
1964 32 4.8 MLN NL MLB MLN 141 590 502 83 117 19 1 23 74 2 2 85 100 .233 .344 .412 .756 207 8 1 0 2 5
1965 33 5.6 MLN NL MLB MLN 156 626 546 77 137 23 0 32 95 1 0 73 110 .251 .341 .469 .810 256 11 3 1 3 7
1966 34 6.7 ATL NL MLB ATL 134 517 452 72 113 21 4 16 53 1 1 63 82 .250 .341 .420 .761 190 6 0 1 1 6
1967 35 7.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB HOU-DET 137 511 436 53 103 16 2 16 57 2 4 63 88 .236 .333 .392 .725 171 6 3 3 6 12
1967 35 7.5 HOU NL MLB HOU 101 383 328 39 78 13 2 10 38 2 4 48 65 .238 .333 .381 .714 125 5 1 2 4 12
1967 35 7.8 DET AL MLB DET 36 128 108 14 25 3 0 6 19 0 0 15 23 .231 .331 .426 .757 46 1 2 1 2 0
1968 36 8.8 DET AL MLB DET 31 57 52 4 11 0 0 3 8 0 0 5 12 .212 .281 .385 .665 20 0 0 0 0 1
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 2391 10101 8537 1509 2315 354 72 512 1453 68 39 1444 1487 .271 .376 .509 .885 4349 123 26 36 58 107
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 258 931 929 2 285 49 16 56 5 0 2 3 .307 .575 534 0 0 0
All Levels (20 Seasons) 2649 11032 9466 1511 2600 403 88 568 1458 68 39 1446 1490 .275 .516 4883 123 26 36 58 107
AA (2 seasons) Minors 183 680 680 195 29 13 38 .287 .535 364
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
1952 20 BSN NL MLB BSN 3B 142 1269.0 438 160 259 19 21 .957 2.97 2.95
1953 21 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 157 1373.0 495 154 311 30 33 .939 3.05 2.96
1954 22 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 127 1117.0 379 112 254 13 28 .966 2.95 2.88
1954 22 MLN NL MLB MLN LF 10
1954 22 MLN NL MLB MLN OF 10 90.0 23 21 0 2 0 .913 2.10 2.10
1955 23 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 137 1232.0 441 140 280 21 23 .952 3.07 3.07
1956 24 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 150 1321.0 445 133 287 25 22 .944 2.86 2.80
1957 25 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 147 1333.0 446 131 299 16 27 .964 2.90 2.93
1958 26 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 149 1312.0 489 116 351 22 24 .955 3.20 3.13
1959 27 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 148 1316.0 467 144 305 18 21 .961 3.07 3.03
1960 28 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 153 1369.0 443 141 280 22 23 .950 2.77 2.75
1961 29 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 151 1340.0 467 168 281 18 30 .961 3.02 2.97
1962 30 MLN NL MLB MLN 1B 7 59.0 69 67 2 0 7 1.000 10.53 9.86
1962 30 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 140 1223.0 440 141 283 16 22 .964 3.12 3.03
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
1963 31 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 121 1048.0 402 113 276 13 23 .968 3.34 3.21
1963 31 MLN NL MLB MLN LF 42
1963 31 MLN NL MLB MLN OF 42 322.0 70 63 1 6 0 .914 1.79 1.52
1964 32 MLN NL MLB MLN 1B 7 55.0 61 54 5 2 4 .967 9.65 8.43
1964 32 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 128 1078.0 392 130 247 15 19 .962 3.15 2.95
1965 33 MLN NL MLB MLN 3B 153 1290.0 433 113 301 19 19 .956 2.89 2.71
1966 34 ATL NL MLB ATL 3B 127 1023.0 371 114 237 20 31 .946 3.09 2.76
1967 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB HOU-DET 1B 92 702.0 739 678 52 9 59 .988 9.36 7.93
1967 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB HOU-DET 3B 45 333.0 103 36 61 6 3 .942 2.62 2.16
1967 35 HOU NL MLB HOU 1B 79 603.0 620 572 40 8 50 .987 9.13 7.75
1967 35 HOU NL MLB HOU 3B 24 179.0 58 22 33 3 3 .948 2.77 2.29
1967 35 DET AL MLB DET 1B 13 99.0 119 106 12 1 9 .992 10.73 9.08
1967 35 DET AL MLB DET 3B 21 154.0 45 14 28 3 0 .933 2.45 2.00
1968 36 DET AL MLB DET 1B 6 44.0 38 34 3 1 5 .974 7.57 6.17
1968 36 DET AL MLB DET 3B 6 33.0 13 3 10 0 0 1.000 3.55 2.17
All Levels (4 Seasons) 1B 112 860.0 907 833 62 12 75 .987 9.37 7.99
All Levels (17 Seasons) 3B 2181 19010.0 6664 2049 4322 293 369 .956 3.02 2.92
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 52
All Levels (2 Seasons) OF 52 412.0 93 84 1 8 0 .914 1.86 1.63
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1972 40 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 1 of 2 155 70 84 .455
1973 41 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 1 of 1 162 76 85 .472
1974 42 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 1 of 2 163 88 74 .543
3 Seasons 480 234 243 .491

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1949 17 High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms North Carolina State League D
1950 18 Atlanta Crackers Southern Association AA
1951 19 Atlanta Crackers Southern Association AA
1951 19 Milwaukee Brewers American Association AAA
1952 20 Boston Braves National League MLB 1 1952-04-15 1952-09-28
1953 21 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1953-04-13 1953-09-27
1954 22 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1954-04-13 1954-09-26
1955 23 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1955-04-12 1955-09-25
1956 24 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-30
1957 25 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
1958 26 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1958-04-15 1958-09-28
1959 27 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1959-04-10 1959-09-29
1960 28 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1960-04-12 1960-10-02
1961 29 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
1962 30 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1962-04-10 1962-09-30
1963 31 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-29
1964 32 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1964-04-14 1964-10-04
1965 33 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1965-04-12 1965-10-01
1966 34 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1966-04-12 1966-10-01
1967 35 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 1967-04-11 1967-08-16
1967 35 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 2 1967-08-18 1967-10-01
1968 36 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1968-04-10 1968-09-27

Sabr ID: ebd5a210

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