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Nels Potter

Nelson Thomas Potter (Nellie)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: August 23, 1911 in Mount Morris, Illinois, United States
Died: September 30, 1990 in Mount Morris, Illinois, United States
Schools: Mount Morris College (Mount Morris, IL), Manchester College (North Manchester, IN)

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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
1932 20 -2.4 Waterloo MSVL D CHW 5 10 .333 4.86 5.81 17 124.0 140 80 67 37 1.427 10.2 2.7
1933 21 0.1 Lincoln NESL D 4 6 .400 6.72 9.27 13 67.0 96 69 50 38 2.000 12.9 5.1
1934 22 0.3 Lincoln NESL D 17 9 .654 1.71 2.58 35 216.0 142 62 41 74 1.000 5.9 3.1
1935 23 -5.1 Houston TL A STL 11 17 .393 3.93 5.31 40 30 229.0 231 135 100 91 1.406 9.1 3.6
1936 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA STL-CIN 8 4 .667 4.46 5.42 42 4 113.0 127 68 56 43 1.504 10.1 3.4
1936 24 -5.1 Toronto IL AA CIN 0 0 5.40 7.20 5 5.0 5 4 3 5 2.000 9.0 9.0
1936 24 -4.1 Columbus AA AA STL 8 4 .667 4.42 5.33 37 4 108.0 122 64 53 38 1.481 10.2 3.2
1936 24 -4.8 STL NL MLB STL 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1937 25 -3.2 Columbus AA AA STL 11 11 .500 3.56 5.11 44 10 162.0 168 92 64 53 1.364 9.3 2.9
1938 26 -2.7 PHA AL MLB PHA 2 12 .143 6.47 7.68 35 9 20 4 0 5 111.1 139 95 80 15 49 43 2 0 0 517 1.689 11.2 1.2 4.0 3.5 0.88
1939 27 -1.4 PHA AL MLB PHA 8 12 .400 6.60 7.47 41 25 12 9 0 2 196.1 258 163 144 26 88 60 5 2 12 922 1.762 11.8 1.2 4.0 2.8 0.68
1940 28 -0.5 PHA AL MLB PHA 9 14 .391 4.44 5.16 31 25 5 13 0 0 200.2 213 115 99 18 71 73 1 2 10 876 1.415 9.6 0.8 3.2 3.3 1.03
1941 29 0.0 2 Teams AL MLB PHA-BOS 3 1 .750 7.06 7.48 20 3 9 1 0 2 43.1 56 36 34 3 32 13 0 1 4 213 2.031 11.6 0.6 6.6 2.7 0.41
1941 29 0.0 PHA AL MLB PHA 1 1 .500 9.26 10.03 10 3 3 1 0 2 23.1 35 26 24 3 16 7 0 0 3 121 2.186 13.5 1.2 6.2 2.7 0.44
1941 29 0.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 2 0 1.000 4.50 4.50 10 0 6 0 0 0 20.0 21 10 10 0 16 6 0 1 1 92 1.850 9.4 0.0 7.2 2.7 0.38
1942 30 1.6 Louisville AA AA BOS 18 8 .692 2.60 3.54 38 26 12 17 2 211.0 190 83 61 59 147 2 0 4 1.180 8.1 2.5 6.3 2.49
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
1943 31 1.5 SLB AL MLB SLB 10 5 .667 2.78 2.99 33 13 13 8 0 1 168.1 146 56 52 11 54 80 3 0 3 690 1.188 7.8 0.6 2.9 4.3 1.48
1944 32 2.2 SLB AL MLB SLB 19 7 .731 2.83 3.06 32 29 2 16 3 0 232.0 211 79 73 6 70 91 1 1 4 955 1.211 8.2 0.2 2.7 3.5 1.30
1945 33 3.1 SLB AL MLB SLB 15 11 .577 2.47 2.64 32 32 0 21 3 0 255.1 212 75 70 10 68 129 1 0 1 1028 1.097 7.5 0.4 2.4 4.5 1.90
1946 34 4.2 SLB AL MLB SLB 8 9 .471 3.72 4.47 23 19 2 10 0 0 145.0 152 72 60 9 59 72 3 0 4 641 1.455 9.4 0.6 3.7 4.5 1.22
1947 35 5.5 SLB AL MLB SLB 4 10 .286 4.04 4.48 32 10 19 3 0 2 122.2 130 61 55 13 44 65 2 0 1 529 1.418 9.5 1.0 3.2 4.8 1.48
1948 36 7.3 3 Teams 2 Lgs MLB BSN-PHA-SLB 8 5 .615 2.86 3.34 28 9 14 3 0 3 113.1 105 42 36 6 17 64 2 0 1 456 1.076 8.3 0.5 1.4 5.1 3.76
1948 36 7.7 SLB AL MLB SLB 1 1 .500 5.23 6.10 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.1 11 7 6 1 4 4 2 0 0 49 1.452 9.6 0.9 3.5 3.5 1.00
1948 36 7.7 PHA AL MLB PHA 2 2 .500 4.00 4.00 8 0 5 0 0 1 18.0 17 8 8 1 5 13 0 0 0 75 1.222 8.5 0.5 2.5 6.5 2.60
1948 36 7.1 BSN NL MLB BSN 5 2 .714 2.33 2.86 18 7 9 3 0 2 85.0 77 27 22 4 8 47 0 0 1 332 1.000 8.2 0.4 0.8 5.0 5.88
1949 37 8.2 BSN NL MLB BSN 6 11 .353 4.19 4.56 41 3 29 1 0 7 96.2 99 49 45 6 30 57 1 0 0 418 1.334 9.2 0.6 2.8 5.3 1.90
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 92 97 .487 3.99 4.50 349 177 126 89 6 22 1686.0 1721 843 748 123 582 747 21 6 40 7248 1.366 9.2 0.7 3.1 4.0 1.28
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 74 65 .532 3.52 4.72 229 70 12 17 2 1122.0 1094 589 439 395 147 2 0 4 1.327 8.8 3.2
All Levels (18 Seasons) 166 162 .506 3.80 4.59 578 247 138 106 8 22 2808.0 2815 1432 1187 123 977 894 23 6 44 7248 1.350 9.0 3.1
D (3 seasons) Minors 26 25 .510 3.49 4.67 65 407.0 378 211 158 149 1.295 8.4 3.3
AA (3 seasons) Minors 37 23 .617 3.35 4.50 124 40 12 17 2 486.0 485 243 181 155 147 2 0 4 1.317 9.0 2.9
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
1932 20 -5.2 Waterloo MSVL D CHW 31 89 19 6 1 0 .213 .303 27
1933 21 -1.1 Lincoln NESL D 23 52 13 0 2 0 .250 .327 17
1934 22 -0.5 Lincoln NESL D 64 149 40 3 3 3 .268 .389 58
1935 23 -4.3 Houston TL A STL 43 95 25 4 0 0 .263 .305 29
1936 24 -3.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA STL-CIN 53 55 55 17 2 1 1 24
1936 24 -3.5 Columbus AA AA STL 48 55 17 2 1 1 .309 .436 24
1936 24 -4.1 Toronto IL AA CIN 5
1936 24 -4.3 STL NL MLB STL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1937 25 -3.1 Columbus AA AA STL 71 96 26 7 1 0 .271 .365 35
1938 26 -2.2 PHA AL MLB PHA 38 41 39 1 10 1 0 0 6 0 0 1 3 .256 .275 .282 .557 11 0 1
1939 27 -0.7 PHA AL MLB PHA 41 76 67 6 12 2 0 0 4 0 0 5 6 .179 .236 .209 .445 14 1 0 4
1940 28 0.1 PHA AL MLB PHA 31 80 71 4 18 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 7 .254 .284 .282 .565 20 2 0 6
1941 29 1.0 2 Teams AL MLB PHA-BOS 20 12 9 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 .111 .273 .111 .384 1 0 0 1
1941 29 1.0 PHA AL MLB PHA 10 8 6 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0 1
1941 29 1.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 10 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
1942 30 1.7 Louisville AA AA BOS 58 103 93 7 28 6 0 2 14 0 6 9 .301 .350 .430 .780 40 1 1 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
1943 31 2.3 SLB AL MLB SLB 33 63 55 0 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 4 2 .145 .203 .164 .367 9 2 0 4
1944 32 2.1 SLB AL MLB SLB 32 92 82 4 13 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 4 .159 .207 .171 .378 14 2 1 5
1945 33 2.6 SLB AL MLB SLB 32 99 92 3 28 2 0 0 5 0 0 2 7 .304 .319 .326 .645 30 3 0 5
1946 34 4.4 SLB AL MLB SLB 23 56 52 2 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 .231 .286 .288 .574 15 1 0 0
1947 35 5.7 SLB AL MLB SLB 32 42 35 3 9 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 2 .257 .381 .286 .667 10 0 0 0
1948 36 7.8 3 Teams 2 Lgs MLB BSN-PHA-SLB 28 40 37 1 14 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 .378 .395 .405 .800 15 2 0 2
1948 36 7.0 SLB AL MLB SLB 2 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0 0 0
1948 36 7.0 PHA AL MLB PHA 8 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 1 0 0
1948 36 8.0 BSN NL MLB BSN 18 31 29 0 11 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 .379 .379 .414 .793 12 1 0 2
1949 37 8.9 BSN NL MLB BSN 41 25 23 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 .130 .200 .174 .374 4 1 0 0
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 352 626 562 25 128 15 0 0 37 0 0 35 50 .228 .274 .254 .529 143 14 1 28
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 343 639 629 7 168 28 8 6 14 0 6 9 230 1 1 3
All Levels (18 Seasons) 695 1265 1191 32 296 43 8 6 51 0 0 41 59 373 15 2 31
D (3 seasons) Minors 118 290 290 72 9 6 3 .248 .352 102
AA (3 seasons) Minors 182 254 244 7 71 15 2 3 14 0 6 9 99 1 1 3
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
1933 21 Lincoln NESL D P 13
1934 22 Lincoln NESL D P 35
1935 23 Houston TL A STL P 40
1936 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA STL-CIN P 42
1936 24 Toronto IL AA CIN P 5
1936 24 Columbus AA AA STL P 37
1936 24 STL NL MLB STL P 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1938 26 PHA AL MLB PHA P 35 111.0 25 8 16 1 0 .960 1.95 0.69
1939 27 PHA AL MLB PHA P 41 196.0 43 8 34 1 0 .977 1.93 1.02
1940 28 PHA AL MLB PHA P 31 201.0 47 17 30 0 2 1.000 2.10 1.52
1941 29 2 Teams AL MLB PHA-BOS P 20 43.0 12 5 6 1 1 .917 2.30 0.55
1941 29 PHA AL MLB PHA P 10 23.0 8 3 4 1 1 .875 2.74 0.70
1941 29 BOS AL MLB BOS P 10 20.0 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.80 0.40
1942 30 Louisville AA AA BOS P 38 53 9 42 2 2 .962 1.34
1943 31 SLB AL MLB SLB P 33 168.0 47 10 36 1 2 .979 2.46 1.39
1944 32 SLB AL MLB SLB P 32 232.0 66 11 52 3 3 .955 2.44 1.97
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
1945 33 SLB AL MLB SLB P 32 255.0 59 13 43 3 4 .949 1.98 1.75
1946 34 SLB AL MLB SLB P 23 145.0 30 11 18 1 3 .967 1.80 1.26
1947 35 SLB AL MLB SLB P 32 123.0 36 6 27 3 1 .917 2.41 1.03
1948 36 3 Teams 2 Lgs MLB BSN-PHA-SLB P 28 113.0 35 7 25 3 1 .914 2.55 1.14
1948 36 SLB AL MLB SLB P 2 10.0 7 2 4 1 0 .857 5.40 3.00
1948 36 PHA AL MLB PHA P 8 18.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 0.25
1948 36 BSN NL MLB BSN P 18 85.0 26 4 20 2 1 .923 2.54 1.33
1949 37 BSN NL MLB BSN P 41 97.0 23 2 20 1 1 .957 2.04 0.54
MLB (12 seasons) MLB P 349 1685.0 423 98 307 18 18 .957 2.16 1.16
Minors (5 seasons) Minors P 168 53 9 42 2 2
All Levels (16 Seasons) P 517 1685.0 476 107 349 20 20
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: f5edde3c

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