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Thurman Munson

Thurman Lee Munson (Tugboat, Squatty Body or The Walrus)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: June 7, 1947 in Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: August 2, 1979 in Summit County, Ohio, United States
High School: Lehman HS (Canton, OH)
School: Kent State University (Kent, OH)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (4th) of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft from Kent State University (Kent, OH).

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Register Batting

YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
196821-2.8BinghamtonELAANYY712662262868123637463627.301.398.460.859104202
196922-3.6SyracuseILAAANYY28115102133791217111311.363.435.529.96454000
196922-5.3NYYALMLBNYY2697866221219011010.256.330.349.6793050011
197023-4.6NYYALMLBNYY13252645359137254653575756.302.386.415.801188137546
197124-3.7NYYALMLBNYY125517451711131541042655265.251.335.368.703166107431
197225-2.8NYYALMLBNYY14056751154143163746674758.280.343.364.707186133425
197326-2.0NYYALMLBNYY147576519801562942074464864.301.362.487.849253124144
197427-0.7NYYALMLBNYY144571517641351921360204466.261.316.381.6971971411812
1975280.5NYYALMLBNYY1576615978319024312102324552.318.366.429.7952562363108
1976291.5NYYALMLBNYY152665616791862711710514112938.302.337.432.7692661791106
1977302.5NYYALMLBNYY1496385958518328518100563955.308.351.462.813275182028
1978313.5NYYALMLBNYY15466661773183271671233570.297.332.373.7052302031106
1979324.2NYYALMLBNYY9741938242110183339123237.288.340.374.714143150142
MLB (11 seasons)MLB1423590353446961558229321137014850438571.292.346.410.756219016042215859
Minors (2 seasons)Minors9938132841105214854574938.320.409.482.891158202
All Levels (12 Seasons)1522628456727371663250361217555357487609.293.350.414.764234816044216059
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGGSCGInnChPOAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
196821BinghamtonELAANYYC673893275395.9775.675
196922SyracuseILAAANYY2B120110.5001.00
196922SyracuseILAAANYY3B110010.0000.00
196922SyracuseILAAANYYC1997811242.9594.891
196922NYYALMLBNYYC25218.01391191820.9865.665.4856754%
197023NYYALMLBNYYC1251093.071963180811.9895.855.6910313352%
197124NYYALMLBNYYC1171019.06155476714.9985.425.259233661%
197124NYYALMLBNYYOF11.0000000.000.00
197124NYYALMLBNYYRF1
197225NYYALMLBNYYC1321160.0661575711511.9775.014.899322948%
197326NYYALMLBNYYC1421246.0765673801211.9845.445.3010504748%
197427NYYALMLBNYYC1371203.0840743752210.9746.125.976723835%
197528NYYALMLBNYY1B217.020200011.00010.5910.00
197528NYYALMLBNYY3B14.0000000.000.00
YearAgeTmLgLevAffGGSCGInnChPOAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
197528NYYALMLBNYYC1301132.0818700952314.9726.326.129596050%
197528NYYALMLBNYYLF1
197528NYYALMLBNYYOF217.0550001.0002.652.50
197528NYYALMLBNYYRF1
197629NYYALMLBNYYC1211062.062753778128.9815.215.0812915035%
197629NYYALMLBNYYLF2
197629NYYALMLBNYYOF1183.0119020.8180.980.82
197629NYYALMLBNYYRF9
197730NYYALMLBNYYC1361159.074265773124.9845.675.3710765040%
197831NYYALMLBNYYC1251063.073766661104.9866.165.828615045%
197831NYYALMLBNYYOF13118.03332010.9702.442.46
197831NYYALMLBNYYRF13
197932NYYALMLBNYY1B319.023230021.00010.897.67
197932NYYALMLBNYYC88755.045940544105.9785.355.105322746%
MLB (2 seasons)MLB1B536.043430031.00010.758.60
MLB (11 seasons)MLBC127811110.07122625374212782.9825.675.479353342744%
MLB (2 seasons)MLBLF3
MLB (4 seasons)MLBOF27219.04946030.9391.891.70
MLB (4 seasons)MLBRF24
Minors (2 seasons)MinorsC8648640865137.9735.506
All Levels (2 Seasons)1B536.043430031.00010.758.60
All Levels (2 Seasons)3B24.010010.0000.000.00
All Levels (12 Seasons)C136411110.07608666180714089.9825.675.489953342744%
All Levels (2 Seasons)LF3
All Levels (4 Seasons)OF27219.04946030.9391.891.70
All Levels (4 Seasons)RF24
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

YearAgeTmLgLev
196821Binghamton TripletsEastern LeagueAA
196922Syracuse ChiefsInternational LeagueAAA
196922New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11969-08-081969-10-01
197023New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11970-04-071970-09-29
197124New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11971-04-061971-09-30
197225New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11972-04-161972-10-04
197326New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11973-04-061973-09-27
197427New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11974-04-061974-10-01
197528New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11975-04-081975-09-28
197629New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11976-04-081976-10-02
197730New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11977-04-071977-10-01
197831New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11978-04-081978-10-02
197932New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLB11979-04-051979-08-01

Sabr ID: 53cf0c87

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