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Bob Porterfield

Erwin Cooledge Porterfield

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: August 10, 1923 in Newport, Virginia, United States
Died: April 28, 1980 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
High School: Newport HS (Newport, VA)

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
1946 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B NYY 8 8 .500 3.61 4.68 21 152.0 139 79 61 57 1.289 8.2 3.4
1946 22 -1.8 Radford BLRI D 7 5 .583 3.17 4.20 14 105.0 87 49 37 39 1.200 7.5 3.3
1946 22 -3.2 Norfolk PIED B NYY 1 3 .250 4.60 5.74 7 47.0 52 30 24 18 1.489 10.0 3.4
1947 23 -1.2 Norfolk PIED B NYY 17 9 .654 2.37 2.75 32 239.0 191 73 63 82 1.142 7.2 3.1
1948 24 -3.1 Newark IL AAA NYY 15 6 .714 2.17 2.38 23 22 20 6 178.0 144 47 43 51 133 3 1 2 1.096 7.3 2.6 6.7 2.61
1948 24 -4.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 5 3 .625 4.50 4.85 16 12 2 2 1 0 78.0 85 42 39 5 34 30 0 2 1 349 1.526 9.8 0.6 3.9 3.5 0.88
1949 25 -1.6 Newark IL AAA NYY 1 0 1.000 5.62 5.62 5 3 0 0 16.0 16 10 10 7 16 0 1 0 1.438 9.0 3.9 9.0 2.29
1949 25 -3.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 2 5 .286 4.06 4.06 12 8 1 3 0 0 57.2 53 26 26 3 29 25 1 0 2 248 1.422 8.3 0.5 4.5 3.9 0.86
1950 26 -0.5 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 0 2 .000 5.62 5.62 3 0 8.0 9 5 5 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.375 10.1 0.0 2.2 3.4 1.50
1950 26 -2.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 1 1 .500 8.69 8.69 10 2 2 0 0 1 19.2 28 19 19 2 8 9 0 1 0 91 1.831 12.8 0.9 3.7 4.1 1.13
1951 27 -2.2 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-NYY 9 8 .529 3.50 3.76 21 19 0 10 3 0 136.1 114 57 53 8 57 55 0 0 3 564 1.254 7.5 0.5 3.8 3.6 0.96
1951 27 0.4 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 2 2 .500 4.66 4.97 8 2 29.0 37 16 15 2 14 19 0 0 0 1.759 11.5 0.6 4.3 5.9 1.36
1951 27 -2.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 0 15.00 18.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 5 6 5 0 3 2 0 0 1 16 2.667 15.0 0.0 9.0 6.0 0.67
1951 27 -2.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 9 8 .529 3.24 3.44 19 19 0 10 3 0 133.1 109 51 48 8 54 53 0 0 2 548 1.222 7.4 0.5 3.6 3.6 0.98
1952 28 -2.1 WSH AL MLB WSH 13 14 .481 2.72 3.11 31 29 2 15 3 0 231.1 222 80 70 7 85 80 4 0 2 973 1.327 8.6 0.3 3.3 3.1 0.94
1953 29 -0.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 22 10 .688 3.35 3.49 34 32 2 24 9 0 255.0 243 99 95 19 73 77 1 0 2 1036 1.239 8.6 0.7 2.6 2.7 1.05
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
1954 30 1.4 WSH AL MLB WSH 13 15 .464 3.32 3.84 32 31 1 21 2 0 244.0 249 104 90 14 77 82 3 0 1 1034 1.336 9.2 0.5 2.8 3.0 1.06
1955 31 2.6 WSH AL MLB WSH 10 17 .370 4.45 5.21 30 27 2 8 2 0 178.0 197 103 88 14 54 5 74 2 0 0 770 1.410 10.0 0.7 2.7 3.7 1.37
1956 32 3.6 BOS AL MLB BOS 3 12 .200 5.14 5.86 25 18 3 4 1 0 126.0 127 82 72 21 64 4 53 1 0 2 557 1.516 9.1 1.5 4.6 3.8 0.83
1957 33 4.6 BOS AL MLB BOS 4 4 .500 4.05 4.75 28 9 5 3 1 1 102.1 107 54 46 8 30 2 28 1 0 1 435 1.339 9.4 0.7 2.6 2.5 0.93
1958 34 6.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-BOS 4 6 .400 3.34 3.44 39 6 11 2 1 5 91.2 81 35 34 8 19 3 40 1 0 2 367 1.091 8.0 0.8 1.9 3.9 2.11
1958 34 5.7 BOS AL MLB BOS 0 0 4.50 4.50 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 0.750 6.8 2.2 0.0 2.2
1958 34 6.3 PIT NL MLB PIT 4 6 .400 3.29 3.39 37 6 10 2 1 5 87.2 78 33 32 7 19 3 39 1 0 2 352 1.106 8.0 0.7 2.0 4.0 2.05
1959 35 7.3 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-CHC 1 2 .333 5.29 5.85 40 0 14 0 0 1 47.2 65 31 28 4 22 6 19 0 0 5 222 1.825 12.3 0.8 4.2 3.6 0.86
1959 35 7.3 PIT NL MLB PIT 0 0 1.69 3.38 6 0 3 0 0 0 5.1 6 2 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 24 1.500 10.1 1.7 3.4 1.7 0.50
1959 35 7.3 CHC NL MLB CHC 0 0 11.37 12.79 4 0 0 0 0 0 6.1 14 9 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 36 2.684 19.9 1.4 4.3 0.0 0.00
1959 35 7.3 PIT NL MLB PIT 1 2 .333 4.75 5.00 30 0 11 0 0 1 36.0 45 20 19 2 17 5 18 0 0 5 162 1.722 11.2 0.5 4.2 4.5 1.06
1960 36 8.8 Charleston AA AAA WSH 5 13 .278 3.98 4.96 25 20 8 1 138.0 139 76 61 11 30 4 68 1 1 0 1.225 9.1 0.7 2.0 4.4 2.27
1961 37 9.6 Syracuse IL AAA MIN 1 2 .333 4.35 4.65 14 2 0 0 31.0 37 16 15 4 5 0 19 1 0 2 1.355 10.7 1.2 1.5 5.5 3.80
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 87 97 .473 3.79 4.20 318 193 45 92 23 8 1567.2 1571 732 660 113 552 20 572 14 3 21 6646 1.354 9.0 0.6 3.2 3.3 1.04
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 49 42 .538 3.11 3.66 131 47 30 7 791.0 712 322 273 17 248 4 258 5 3 4 1.214 8.1 2.8
All Levels (16 Seasons) 136 139 .495 3.56 4.02 449 240 45 122 30 8 2358.2 2283 1054 933 130 800 24 830 19 6 25 6646 1.307 8.7 3.1
B (2 seasons) Minors 18 12 .600 2.74 3.24 39 286.0 243 103 87 100 1.199 7.6 3.1
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 24 25 .490 3.35 3.82 78 47 30 7 400.0 382 170 149 17 109 4 258 5 3 4 1.228 8.6 2.5 5.8 2.37
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
1946 22 -2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B NYY 26 63 63 20 4 3 1 33
1946 22 -2.3 Radford BLRI D 26 63 20 4 3 1 .317 .524 33
1946 22 -3.5 Norfolk PIED B NYY
1947 23 -1.5 Norfolk PIED B NYY 37 95 21 6 0 0 .221 .284 27
1948 24 -2.8 Newark IL AAA NYY 25 77 68 6 10 2 0 0 4 1 6 18 .147 .227 .176 .403 12 1 2
1948 24 -5.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 16 32 24 4 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .280 .250 .530 6 1 0 7
1949 25 -2.8 Newark IL AAA NYY 5 4 1 .250
1949 25 -3.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 12 20 19 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .053 .100 .105 .205 2 1 0 0
1950 26 -1.5 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1950 26 -2.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 11 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 1 0
1951 27 -2.0 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-NYY 21 49 46 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 12 .130 .184 .130 .314 6 2 1 0
1951 27 -0.5 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 8 10 2 .200
1951 27 -2.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1951 27 -2.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 19 49 46 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 12 .130 .184 .130 .314 6 2 1 0
1952 28 -0.7 WSH AL MLB WSH 31 84 79 5 15 3 0 0 3 0 0 2 18 .190 .210 .228 .438 18 2 0 3
1953 29 0.3 WSH AL MLB WSH 37 108 98 8 25 7 0 3 16 1 0 6 20 .255 .298 .418 .716 41 2 0 4
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
1954 30 1.6 WSH AL MLB WSH 32 99 88 3 9 0 0 1 5 0 0 4 24 .102 .149 .136 .285 12 0 1 5 1
1955 31 2.5 WSH AL MLB WSH 30 70 63 3 12 3 1 0 7 0 0 0 15 .190 .185 .270 .454 17 3 0 5 2 0
1956 32 3.6 BOS AL MLB BOS 25 47 43 4 14 0 0 1 5 0 0 1 10 .326 .348 .395 .743 17 1 1 1 1 0
1957 33 4.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 28 32 29 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 .172 .219 .207 .426 6 0 0 0 1 0
1958 34 5.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-BOS 39 21 20 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 7 .050 .095 .200 .295 4 1 0 0 0 0
1958 34 5.5 BOS AL MLB BOS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1958 34 5.8 PIT NL MLB PIT 37 21 20 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 7 .050 .095 .200 .295 4 1 0 0 0 0
1959 35 6.8 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-CHC 40 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
1959 35 6.8 PIT NL MLB PIT 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1959 35 6.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1959 35 6.8 PIT NL MLB PIT 30 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
1960 36 9.1 Charleston AA AAA WSH 25 48 43 4 10 0 0 0 3 0 3 13 .233 .277 .233 .509 10 0 1 1 0
1961 37 10.1 Syracuse IL AAA MIN 14 7 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 1 0 0
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 322 570 516 34 95 15 1 6 43 1 0 20 123 .184 .218 .252 .470 130 14 4 25 5 0
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 143 306 291 10 66 12 3 1 7 1 9 32 84 1 4 1 0
All Levels (16 Seasons) 465 876 807 44 161 27 4 7 50 2 0 29 155 214 14 5 29 6 0
B (2 seasons) Minors 37 95 95 21 6 0 0 27
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 80 148 133 10 25 2 0 0 7 1 9 32 .188 24 1 4 1 0
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
1946 22 Radford BLRI D P 14
1947 23 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 32
1948 24 Newark IL AAA NYY P 23 52 15 35 2 2 .962 2.17
1948 24 NYY AL MLB NYY P 16 78.0 12 4 8 0 0 1.000 1.38 0.75
1949 25 Newark IL AAA NYY P 5
1949 25 NYY AL MLB NYY P 12 58.0 14 1 10 3 1 .786 1.71 0.92
1950 26 Kansas City AA AAA NYY P 3
1950 26 NYY AL MLB NYY P 10 20.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.80 0.40
1951 27 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-NYY P 21 136.0 34 8 24 2 0 .941 2.12 1.52
1951 27 Kansas City AA AAA NYY P 8
1951 27 NYY AL MLB NYY P 2 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.50
1951 27 WSH AL MLB WSH P 19 133.0 33 8 23 2 0 .939 2.10 1.63
1952 28 WSH AL MLB WSH P 31 231.0 38 4 34 0 0 1.000 1.48 1.23
1953 29 WSH AL MLB WSH P 34 255.0 66 16 50 0 4 1.000 2.33 1.94
1954 30 WSH AL MLB WSH P 32 244.0 74 10 61 3 4 .959 2.62 2.22
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 31 WSH AL MLB WSH P 30 178.0 37 8 28 1 2 .973 1.82 1.20
1956 32 BOS AL MLB BOS P 25 126.0 24 8 14 2 1 .917 1.57 0.88
1957 33 BOS AL MLB BOS P 28 102.0 33 7 23 3 1 .909 2.65 1.07
1958 34 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-BOS P 39 92.0 21 8 13 0 0 1.000 2.05 0.54
1958 34 BOS AL MLB BOS P 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1958 34 PIT NL MLB PIT P 37 88.0 21 8 13 0 0 1.000 2.15 0.57
1959 35 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-CHC P 40 47.0 18 5 12 1 2 .944 3.26 0.43
1959 35 PIT NL MLB PIT P 6 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1959 35 CHC NL MLB CHC P 4 6.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 3.00 0.50
1959 35 PIT NL MLB PIT P 30 36.0 16 5 10 1 1 .938 3.75 0.50
1960 36 Charleston AA AAA WSH P 25 38 12 24 2 0 .947 1.44
1961 37 Syracuse IL AAA MIN P 14 14 1 13 0 0 1.000 1.00
MLB (12 seasons) MLB P 318 1567.0 375 80 280 15 15 .960 2.07 1.13
Minors (8 seasons) Minors P 124 104 28 72 4 2
All Levels (16 Seasons) P 442 1567.0 479 108 352 19 17
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1946 22 Radford Rockets Blue Ridge League D
1946 22 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B
1947 23 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B
1948 24 Newark Bears International League AAA
1948 24 New York Yankees American League MLB 1
1949 25 Newark Bears International League AAA
1949 25 New York Yankees American League MLB 1
1950 26 Kansas City Blues American Association AAA
1950 26 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1950-04-22 1950-09-19
1951 27 Kansas City Blues American Association AAA
1951 27 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1951-04-20 1951-04-26
1951 27 Washington Senators American League MLB 2 1951-06-23 1951-09-30
1952 28 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1952-04-15 1952-09-27
1953 29 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1953-04-16 1953-09-25
1954 30 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1954-04-15 1954-09-24
1955 31 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1955-04-11 1955-09-13
1956 32 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1956-04-18 1956-09-28
1957 33 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1957-04-20 1957-09-28
1958 34 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1958-04-22 1958-04-30
1958 34 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 2 1958-05-11 1958-09-28
1959 35 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 3 1959-04-09 1959-09-21
1959 35 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 1 1959-04-09 1959-09-21
1959 35 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 2 1959-05-17 1959-06-08
1960 36 Charleston Senators American Association AAA
1961 37 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA

Sabr ID: 90794a98

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