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Eddie Waitkus

Edward Stephen Waitkus

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: September 4, 1919 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 16, 1972 in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States
High School: Cambridge High and Latin School (Cambridge, MA)
School: Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)

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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
1939 19 -4.2 Moline IIIL B CHC 122 472 154 19 12 3 .326 .436 206
1940 20 -6.7 Tulsa TL A1 CHC 162 634 192 39 16 1 .303 .420 266
1941 21 -4.9 Tulsa TL A1 CHC 125 474 139 18 14 1 .293 .397 188
1941 21 -6.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 12 29 28 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .179 .207 .179 .385 5 1 1 0
1942 22 -6.8 Los Angeles PCL AA CHC 175 766 699 108 235 40 8 9 81 7 45 26 .336 .379 .455 .834 318 3 19
1946 26 -2.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 113 472 441 50 134 24 5 4 55 3 23 14 .304 .340 .408 .748 180 8 1 7
1947 27 -1.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 130 554 514 60 150 28 6 2 35 3 32 17 .292 .336 .381 .717 196 8 2 6
1948 28 -0.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 139 614 562 87 166 27 10 7 44 11 43 19 .295 .348 .416 .764 234 12 2 7
1949 29 0.9 PHI NL MLB PHI 54 246 209 41 64 16 3 1 28 3 33 12 .306 .403 .426 .829 89 3 1 3
1950 30 2.1 PHI NL MLB PHI 154 702 641 102 182 32 5 2 44 3 55 29 .284 .341 .359 .700 230 13 1 5
1951 31 2.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 145 664 610 65 157 27 4 1 46 0 3 53 22 .257 .317 .320 .636 195 8 0 1
1952 32 3.7 PHI NL MLB PHI 146 568 499 51 144 29 4 2 49 2 2 64 23 .289 .371 .375 .745 187 6 1 4
1953 33 4.9 PHI NL MLB PHI 81 262 247 24 72 9 2 1 16 1 1 13 23 .291 .330 .356 .686 88 3 1 1
1954 34 5.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 95 349 311 35 88 17 4 2 33 0 1 28 25 .283 .341 .383 .724 119 8 1 6 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
1955 35 6.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PHI-BAL 71 220 192 12 52 6 1 2 23 2 1 28 17 .271 .364 .344 .707 66 5 0 0 0 4
1955 35 6.5 BAL AL MLB BAL 38 96 85 2 22 1 1 0 9 2 0 11 10 .259 .344 .294 .638 25 1 0 0 0 3
1955 35 7.0 PHI NL MLB PHI 33 124 107 10 30 5 0 2 14 0 1 17 7 .280 .379 .383 .762 41 4 0 0 0 1
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 1140 4680 4254 528 1214 215 44 24 373 28 8 372 204 .285 .344 .374 .718 1589 75 11 40 3 4
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 584 2346 2279 108 720 116 50 14 81 7 45 26 .316 .429 978 3 19
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1724 7026 6533 636 1934 331 94 38 454 35 8 417 230 .296 .393 2567 75 14 59 3 4
A1 (2 seasons) Minors 287 1108 1108 331 57 30 2 .299 .410 454
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
1939 19 Moline IIIL B CHC 1B 122 1184 1093 69 22 .981 9.52
1940 20 Tulsa TL A1 CHC 1B 162 1491 1390 83 18 .988 9.09
1941 21 Tulsa TL A1 CHC 1B 125 1262 1181 68 13 .990 9.99
1941 21 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 9 58.0 78 71 3 4 8 .949 11.48 8.22
1942 22 Los Angeles PCL AA CHC 1B 175 1732 1617 105 10 125 .994 9.84
1946 26 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 106 955.0 1077 992 81 4 76 .996 10.11 10.12
1947 27 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 126 1103.0 1270 1161 101 8 109 .994 10.30 10.02
1948 28 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 116 1001.0 1165 1064 92 9 77 .992 10.39 9.97
1948 28 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 20
1948 28 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 20 171.0 44 43 0 1 0 .977 2.26 2.15
1949 29 PHI NL MLB PHI 1B 54 501.0 491 452 36 3 51 .994 8.77 9.04
1950 30 PHI NL MLB PHI 1B 154 1360.0 1496 1387 99 10 142 .993 9.83 9.65
1951 31 PHI NL MLB PHI 1B 144 1274.0 1318 1214 94 10 121 .992 9.24 9.08
1952 32 PHI NL MLB PHI 1B 146 1251.0 1388 1281 95 12 119 .991 9.90 9.42
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
1953 33 PHI NL MLB PHI 1B 59 476.0 523 480 37 6 65 .989 9.78 8.76
1954 34 BAL AL MLB BAL 1B 78 655.0 666 618 48 0 72 1.000 9.15 8.54
1955 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PHI-BAL 1B 57 433.0 466 430 30 6 46 .987 9.56 8.07
1955 35 BAL AL MLB BAL 1B 26 176.0 194 180 9 5 15 .974 9.66 7.27
1955 35 PHI NL MLB PHI 1B 31 257.0 272 250 21 1 31 .996 9.49 8.74
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 1B 1049 9067.0 9938 9150 716 72 886 .993 9.79 9.41
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 1B 584 5669 5281 325 63 125 .989 9.60
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1B 1633 9067.0 15607 14431 1041 135 1011 .991 9.79 9.47
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 7dc27d9a

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