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Joe Ostrowski

Joseph Paul Ostrowski (Professor or Specs)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: November 15, 1916 in West Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 3, 2003 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
High School: West Wyoming HS (West Wyoming, PA)
School: University of Scranton (Scranton, PA)

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
1941 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-C BOS 12 7 .632 2.44 3.36 23 166.0 143 62 45 54 1.187 7.8 2.9
1941 24 3.7 Centreville ESHL D BOS 10 4 .714 1.71 2.43 17 126.0 91 34 24 29 0.952 6.5 2.1
1941 24 1.7 Canton MATL C BOS 2 3 .400 4.72 6.30 6 40.0 52 28 21 25 1.925 11.7 5.6
1942 25 1.8 Greensboro PIED B BOS 21 8 .724 1.65 2.43 35 256.0 209 69 47 49 1.008 7.3 1.7
1946 29 0.4 Louisville AA AAA BOS 10 4 .714 2.87 3.72 24 11 9 6 1 116.0 123 48 37 35 54 0 0 1 1.362 9.5 2.7 4.2 1.54
1947 30 1.7 Louisville AA AAA BOS 13 11 .542 2.98 3.67 29 22 3 13 4 184.0 160 75 61 43 66 0 0 0 1.103 7.8 2.1 3.2 1.53
1948 31 3.2 Toledo AA AAA SLB 6 9 .400 4.54 5.09 19 8 0 115.0 129 65 58 22 51 1 0 0 1.313 10.1 1.7 4.0 2.32
1948 31 2.7 SLB AL MLB SLB 4 6 .400 5.97 6.20 26 9 11 3 0 3 78.1 108 54 52 6 17 20 0 1 1 347 1.596 12.4 0.7 2.0 2.3 1.18
1949 32 3.5 SLB AL MLB SLB 8 8 .500 4.79 6.00 40 13 12 4 0 2 141.0 185 94 75 16 27 34 0 0 1 634 1.504 11.8 1.0 1.7 2.2 1.26
1950 33 4.3 2 Teams AL MLB SLB-NYY 3 5 .375 3.65 4.28 30 11 11 3 0 3 101.0 107 48 41 13 22 30 0 0 0 422 1.277 9.5 1.2 2.0 2.7 1.36
1950 33 4.3 SLB AL MLB SLB 2 4 .333 2.51 3.45 9 7 2 2 0 0 57.1 57 22 16 2 7 15 0 0 0 237 1.116 8.9 0.3 1.1 2.4 2.14
1950 33 4.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 1 1 .500 5.15 5.36 21 4 9 1 0 3 43.2 50 26 25 11 15 15 0 0 0 185 1.489 10.3 2.3 3.1 3.1 1.00
1951 34 4.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 6 4 .600 3.49 4.15 34 3 18 2 0 6 95.1 103 44 37 4 18 30 1 0 0 396 1.269 9.7 0.4 1.7 2.8 1.67
1952 35 4.9 NYY AL MLB NYY 2 2 .500 5.62 6.98 20 1 8 0 0 2 40.0 56 31 25 5 14 17 1 0 0 190 1.750 12.6 1.1 3.2 3.8 1.21
1953 36 5.0 Los Angeles PCL Opn CHC 3 6 .333 2.97 4.46 28 3 0 0 72.2 77 36 24 6 14 16 2 0 1 1.252 9.5 0.7 1.7 2.0 1.14
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 23 25 .479 4.54 5.35 150 37 60 12 0 16 455.2 559 271 230 44 98 131 2 1 2 1989 1.442 11.0 0.9 1.9 2.6 1.34
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 65 45 .591 2.69 3.51 158 36 12 27 5 909.2 841 355 272 6 217 187 3 0 2 1.163 8.3 2.1
All Levels (10 Seasons) 88 70 .557 3.31 4.13 308 73 72 39 5 16 1365.1 1400 626 502 50 315 318 5 1 4 1989 1.256 9.2 2.1
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 29 24 .547 3.38 4.08 72 33 12 27 5 415.0 412 188 156 100 171 1 0 1 1.234 8.9 2.2 3.7 1.71
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
1941 24 2.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-C BOS 33 65 65 10 0 1 0 .154 9
1941 24 2.9 Centreville ESHL D BOS 26 51 7 0 1 0 .137 .176 9
1941 24 0.8 Canton MATL C BOS 7 14 3 .214
1942 25 1.9 Greensboro PIED B BOS 39 85 9 1 0 0 .106 .118 10
1946 29 0.3 Louisville AA AAA BOS 28 46 39 8 7 2 0 0 4 0 6 13 .179 .289 .231 .520 9 1 0 1
1947 30 1.3 Louisville AA AAA BOS 32 72 51 9 10 1 0 0 7 0 17 18 .196 .406 .216 .621 11 1 1 3
1948 31 2.5 Toledo AA AAA SLB 19 44 35 1 7 0 1 0 5 0 6 6 .200 .317 .257 .574 9 0 3
1948 31 2.0 SLB AL MLB SLB 26 25 18 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 5 .222 .364 .222 .586 4 0 0 3
1949 32 3.2 SLB AL MLB SLB 40 48 37 3 7 2 0 0 3 0 0 11 9 .189 .375 .243 .618 9 0 0 0
1950 33 4.2 2 Teams AL MLB SLB-NYY 30 34 27 4 5 3 0 0 5 0 0 6 8 .185 .333 .296 .630 8 0 0 1
1950 33 4.2 SLB AL MLB SLB 9 22 18 2 4 3 0 0 4 0 0 4 7 .222 .364 .389 .753 7 0 0 0
1950 33 4.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 21 12 9 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 .111 .273 .111 .384 1 0 0 1
1951 34 5.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 34 31 28 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 .107 .194 .107 .301 3 1 0 0
1952 35 6.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 20 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 2
1953 36 5.6 Los Angeles PCL Opn CHC 28 21 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .056 .150 .056 .206 1 0 0 1
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 150 148 118 11 19 5 0 0 11 0 0 24 31 .161 .303 .203 .506 24 2 0 6
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 179 333 293 19 44 4 2 0 16 0 31 43 .150 49 2 1 8
All Levels (10 Seasons) 329 481 411 30 63 9 2 0 27 0 0 55 74 .153 73 4 1 14
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 79 162 125 18 24 3 1 0 16 0 29 37 .192 .348 .232 .580 29 2 1 7
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
1941 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-C BOS P 23
1941 24 Centreville ESHL D BOS P 17
1941 24 Canton MATL C BOS P 6
1942 25 Greensboro PIED B BOS P 35
1946 29 Louisville AA AAA BOS P 24 26 5 20 1 0 .962 1.04
1947 30 Louisville AA AAA BOS P 29 47 18 25 4 2 .915 1.48
1948 31 Toledo AA AAA SLB P 19 30 4 26 0 0 1.000 1.58
1948 31 SLB AL MLB SLB P 26 78.0 28 5 23 0 0 1.000 3.23 1.08
1949 32 SLB AL MLB SLB P 40 141.0 31 8 22 1 0 .968 1.91 0.75
1950 33 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-SLB P 30 101.0 21 4 16 1 1 .952 1.78 0.67
1950 33 SLB AL MLB SLB P 9 57.0 11 2 8 1 0 .909 1.58 1.11
1950 33 NYY AL MLB NYY P 21 44.0 10 2 8 0 1 1.000 2.05 0.48
1951 34 NYY AL MLB NYY P 34 95.0 19 5 14 0 2 1.000 1.80 0.56
1952 35 NYY AL MLB NYY P 20 40.0 5 2 3 0 1 1.000 1.12 0.25
1953 36 Los Angeles PCL Opn CHC P 28 28 9 18 1 1 .964 0.96
MLB (5 seasons) MLB P 150 455.0 104 24 78 2 4 .981 2.02 0.68
Minors (6 seasons) Minors P 158 131 36 89 6 3
All Levels (10 Seasons) P 308 455.0 235 60 167 8 7
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: a2ba81cd

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