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1944 Philadelphia Athletics

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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72-82, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (72-82)
Scored 525 runs, Allowed 594 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-86

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 505,322 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 101


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1943 / 1945 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Frankie Hayes 29 155 648 581 62 144 18 6 13 78 2 1 57 59 .248 .315 .367 .682 97 213 15 0 9
2 1B Bill McGhee* 35 77 308 287 27 83 12 0 1 19 2 1 21 20 .289 .338 .341 .679 97 98 10 0 0
3 2B Irv Hall 25 143 600 559 60 150 20 8 0 45 2 5 31 46 .268 .309 .333 .642 86 186 14 2 8
4 SS Ed Busch 26 140 523 484 41 131 11 3 0 40 5 3 29 17 .271 .313 .306 .619 79 148 20 1 9
5 3B George Kell 21 139 556 514 51 138 15 3 0 44 5 2 22 23 .268 .300 .309 .609 76 159 28 1 19
6 OF Jo-Jo White* 35 85 312 267 30 59 4 2 1 21 5 4 40 27 .221 .329 .262 .591 72 70 2 3 2
7 OF Ford Garrison 28 121 492 449 58 121 13 2 4 37 10 4 22 40 .269 .307 .334 .641 85 150 10 2 19
8 OF Bobby Estalella 33 140 574 506 54 151 17 9 7 60 3 3 59 60 .298 .374 .409 .783 126 207 13 2 7
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 UT Dick Siebert* 32 132 535 468 52 143 27 5 6 52 2 0 62 17 .306 .387 .423 .810 134 198 5 0 5
10 OF Hal Epps* 30 67 252 229 27 60 8 8 0 13 2 1 18 18 .262 .316 .367 .683 97 84 3 0 5
11 2B Joe Rullo 28 35 105 96 5 16 0 0 0 5 1 0 6 19 .167 .223 .167 .390 14 16 4 1 2
12 OF Bill Burgo 24 27 98 88 6 21 2 0 1 3 1 3 7 3 .239 .316 .295 .612 77 26 2 3 0
13 IF Joe Burns 28 28 81 75 5 18 2 0 1 8 0 1 4 8 .240 .278 .307 .585 69 23 0 0 2
14 OF Woody Wheaton* 29 30 65 59 1 11 2 0 0 5 1 2 5 3 .186 .250 .220 .470 37 13 3 0 1
15 OF Larry Rosenthal* 34 32 62 54 5 11 2 0 1 6 0 0 5 9 .204 .271 .296 .567 64 16 0 0 3
16 UT Charlie Metro 26 24 47 40 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 6 .100 .234 .100 .334 -2 4 2 0 0
17 OF Lew Flick* 29 19 36 35 1 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 .114 .139 .114 .253 -26 4 3 0 0
18 SS Bobby Wilkins 21 24 28 25 7 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 .240 .296 .240 .536 56 6 1 1 1
19 C Bob Garbark 34 18 25 23 2 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .261 .292 .348 .639 84 8 1 0 1
20 OF Hal Peck* 27 2 8 8 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 45 2 0 0 0
21 OF Al Simmons 42 4 6 6 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 190 3 1 0 0
22 C Jim Pruett 26 3 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .500 .250 .750 120 1 1 1 0
23 C Bill Mills 24 5 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 90 1 1 0 0
24 C Hal Wagner* 28 5 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 45 1 0 0 0
25 C Tony Parisse 33 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
26 P Bobo Newsom 36 37 97 88 4 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 20 .114 .114 .136 .250 -28 12 3 0 9
27 P Russ Christopher 26 35 84 81 4 18 5 1 1 6 0 0 2 18 .222 .241 .346 .587 69 28 0 0 1
28 P Jesse Flores 29 27 73 64 4 11 3 0 0 6 0 0 3 13 .172 .209 .219 .428 24 14 1 0 6
29 P Luke Hamlin* 39 29 69 56 5 13 0 0 0 6 0 0 9 12 .232 .338 .232 .571 67 13 0 0 4
30 P Lum Harris 29 23 65 59 4 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 18 .169 .222 .186 .409 19 11 1 0 2
31 P Don Black 27 29 64 59 2 11 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 13 .186 .213 .203 .417 21 12 2 0 3
32 P Joe Berry* 39 53 30 25 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 8 .120 .185 .120 .305 -11 3 0 0 3
33 P Carl Scheib 17 15 10 10 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300 .300 .500 .800 129 5 0 0 0
34 P Ted Abernathy 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
35 P John McGillen* 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.9 155 5873 5312 525 1364 169 47 36 475 42 32 422 490 .257 .314 .327 .640 85 1735 146 17 121
Rank in 8 AL teams 6 8 6 8 5 6 8 2 8 3 6 7 7 7 7 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.7 155 5315 4810 499 1274 153 46 35 442 41 30 395 382 .265 .323 .338 .660 91 1624 136 17 92
Pitcher Totals 31.1 155 558 502 26 90 16 1 1 33 1 2 27 108 .179 .221 .221 .442 28 111 10 0 29
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Bobo Newsom 36 13 15 .464 2.82 37 33 3 18 2 1 265.0 243 100 83 11 82 142 4 0 8 1095 122 2.98 1.226 8.3 0.4 2.8 4.8 1.73
2 SP Russ Christopher 26 14 14 .500 2.97 35 24 10 13 1 1 215.1 200 91 71 6 63 84 9 1 5 903 116 3.12 1.221 8.4 0.3 2.6 3.5 1.33
3 SP Luke Hamlin 39 6 12 .333 3.74 29 23 2 9 2 0 190.0 204 94 79 13 38 58 3 0 4 809 92 3.47 1.274 9.7 0.6 1.8 2.7 1.53
4 SP Jesse Flores 29 9 11 .450 3.39 27 25 1 11 2 0 185.2 172 75 70 8 49 65 4 0 2 771 101 3.26 1.190 8.3 0.4 2.4 3.2 1.33
5 SP Don Black 27 10 12 .455 4.06 29 27 1 8 0 0 177.1 177 94 80 6 75 78 4 0 2 773 85 3.44 1.421 9.0 0.3 3.8 4.0 1.04
6 SP Lum Harris 29 10 9 .526 3.30 23 22 1 12 2 0 174.1 193 70 64 8 26 33 0 0 6 724 104 3.20 1.256 10.0 0.4 1.3 1.7 1.27
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
7 CL Joe Berry 39 10 8 .556 1.94 53 0 47 0 0 12 111.1 78 32 24 4 23 44 2 0 1 445 178 2.89 0.907 6.3 0.3 1.9 3.6 1.91
8 RP Woody Wheaton* 29 0 1 .000 3.55 11 1 7 1 0 0 38.0 36 17 15 1 20 15 1 1 1 166 98 3.75 1.474 8.5 0.2 4.7 3.6 0.75
9 RP Carl Scheib 17 0 0 4.21 15 0 9 0 0 0 36.1 36 18 17 1 11 13 4 2 1 156 82 3.42 1.294 8.9 0.2 2.7 3.2 1.18
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 Ted Abernathy* 22 0 0 3.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 5 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 13 131 2.21 2.000 15.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 2.00
11 John McGillen* 26 0 0 18.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 28 8.54 3.000 9.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 31.4 72 82 .468 3.26 155 155 83 72 9 14 1397.1 1345 594 506 58 390 534 31 4 30 5860 106 3.22 1.242 8.7 0.4 2.5 3.4 1.37
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 3 3 4 4 5 3 1 3 3 4 1 3
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Ted Abernathy 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Joe Berry 39 53 0 0 42 14 26 2 2 .952 0.75 3 1 25% 0 P
Don Black 27 29 27 8 40 7 32 1 3 .975 1.34 4 5 56% 1 P
Bill Burgo 24 22 20 20 66 62 1 3 0 .955 2.86 OF
Joe Burns 28 25 18 17 72 28 37 7 5 .903 2.50 3B-2B
Ed Busch 26 139 133 128 691 257 393 41 62 .941 4.58 SS-2B-3B
Russ Christopher 26 35 24 13 88 27 58 3 5 .966 2.43 7 5 42% 1 P
Hal Epps 30 60 56 53 149 141 4 4 1 .973 2.42 OF
Bobby Estalella 33 130 127 117 366 346 16 4 5 .989 2.70 OF-1B
Lew Flick 29 6 5 4 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 OF
Jesse Flores 29 27 25 11 43 9 33 1 0 .977 1.56 2 2 50% 0 P
Bob Garbark 34 15 0 0 24 23 1 0 0 1.000 1.60 0 1 9 1 10% 39% 0 C
Ford Garrison 28 119 109 106 299 289 6 4 0 .987 2.48 OF
Irv Hall 25 141 137 131 811 366 419 26 71 .968 5.57 2B-SS-1B
Luke Hamlin 39 29 23 9 24 1 19 4 0 .833 0.69 4 3 43% 0 P
Lum Harris 29 23 22 12 42 8 33 1 1 .976 1.78 5 1 17% 0 P
Frankie Hayes 29 155 155 135 739 637 89 13 11 .982 4.65 12 13 88 48 35% 39% 0 C-1B
George Kell 21 139 137 130 476 167 289 20 25 .958 3.28 3B
Bill McGhee 35 75 75 75 755 701 46 8 51 .989 9.96 1B
John McGillen 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Charlie Metro 26 18 9 8 32 21 10 1 3 .969 1.72 OF-3B-2B
Bill Mills 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 C
Bobo Newsom 36 37 33 18 48 3 45 0 0 1.000 1.30 7 6 46% 1 P
Tony Parisse 33 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.50 0 1 1 0 0% 39% 0 C
Hal Peck 27 2 2 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 OF
Jim Pruett 26 2 0 0 8 7 1 0 1 1.000 4.00 0 0 0 0 0 C
Larry Rosenthal 34 20 11 9 25 24 0 1 0 .960 1.26 OF
Joe Rullo 28 35 32 25 175 78 88 9 22 .949 4.74 2B-1B-OF
Carl Scheib 17 15 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 1.000 0.87 1 1 50% 0 P
Dick Siebert 32 132 132 97 822 759 53 10 60 .988 6.15 1B-OF
Al Simmons 42 2 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 OF
Hal Wagner 28 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 1 100% 39% C
Woody Wheaton 29 19 9 9 36 29 6 1 1 .972 1.84 0 1 100% 0 P-OF
Jo-Jo White 35 75 66 61 176 162 5 9 2 .949 2.23 OF-SS
Bobby Wilkins 21 9 7 5 35 12 21 2 3 .943 3.67 SS
Team Totals 29.2 155 1395 1204 6116 4195 1745 176 127 .971 3.71 12 15 98 50 36% 28% 3
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 5
Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Ted Abernathy 22 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .481 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,000 Amateur Free Agent /1
Joe Berry* 39 53 30 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $4,000 Purchased 1
Don Black 27 29 64 -6 0 0 0 6 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $4,000 1
Bill Burgo 24 27 98 -2 -1 0 4 -1 0 0.0 3 3 0.3 .501 .500 -0.2 0.3 -1 $3,000 O7/9
Joe Burns 28 28 81 -3 -0 0 -2 0 -5 -0.5 2 -2 -0.3 .481 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -0 Unknown 5/4
Ed Busch 26 140 523 -11 0 0 -6 9 -8 -1.0 15 7 0.6 .493 .494 1.2 0.3 13 $3,500 *64/5
Russ Christopher 26 35 84 -4 0 0 0 8 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .513 .503 0.4 0.0 4 $5,000 Rule 5 Draft 1
Hal Epps* 30 67 252 -1 0 0 -2 -1 -4 -0.5 7 3 0.3 .493 .497 0.5 -0.3 5 Purchased O89
Bobby Estalella 33 140 574 17 -0 0 -1 -2 13 1.5 17 30 3.2 .511 .509 3.3 -0.4 31 $4,500 Traded *O89/37
Lew Flick* 29 19 36 -5 0 0 0 -0 -5 -0.6 1 -4 -0.5 .468 .496 -0.5 -0.0 -4 /O98
Jesse Flores 29 27 73 -7 0 0 0 7 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $5,000 Purchased 1
Bob Garbark 34 18 25 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 0 0.1 .499 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $5,400 2
Ford Garrison 28 121 492 -8 1 0 12 -6 -1 -0.2 14 13 1.3 .499 .499 -0.1 0.7 1 Traded *O79
Irv Hall 25 143 600 -10 -1 0 -2 7 -6 -0.7 17 11 1.0 .495 .496 1.2 0.6 13 $4,000 46/3
Luke Hamlin* 39 29 69 -2 0 0 0 6 4 0.5 0 4 0.5 .516 .503 0.5 0.0 4 1
Lum Harris 29 23 65 -6 0 0 0 6 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $5,500 Traded 1
Frankie Hayes 29 155 648 -2 0 0 1 5 4 0.5 19 23 2.4 .503 .503 2.2 0.7 22 $7,500 Traded *2/3
George Kell 21 139 556 -15 0 0 0 0 -14 -1.6 16 2 0.0 .488 .490 0.0 0.0 2 $3,000 Purchased *5
Bill McGhee* 35 77 308 -1 0 0 0 -3 -4 -0.5 9 5 0.4 .494 .497 0.4 -0.4 5 $4,800 3
John McGillen* 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Charlie Metro 26 24 47 -5 0 0 0 -0 -5 -0.6 1 -4 -0.4 .475 .496 -0.4 -0.1 -4 Free Agency O/7549
Bill Mills 24 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /2
Bobo Newsom 36 37 97 -15 0 0 0 9 -6 -0.7 0 -6 -0.7 .481 .496 -0.7 0.0 -6 $15,000 Traded 1
Tony Parisse 33 4 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .473 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /2
Hal Peck* 27 2 8 -1 -1 0 0 -0 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .416 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 $1,800 Traded /O9
Jim Pruett 26 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .514 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /2
Larry Rosenthal* 34 32 62 -3 0 0 -2 -1 -6 -0.6 2 -4 -0.4 .481 .496 -0.2 -0.3 -2 Purchased O9/7
Joe Rullo 28 35 105 -10 0 0 -2 1 -11 -1.2 3 -8 -0.9 .465 .492 -0.7 -0.1 -6 4/38O
Carl Scheib 17 15 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .508 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Amateur Free Agent 1
Dick Siebert* 32 132 535 22 1 0 0 -6 16 1.8 15 32 3.4 .514 .511 3.4 -0.7 32 $10,000 Traded 3O79
Al Simmons 42 4 6 1 0 0 0 -0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .516 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 $6,000 Free Agency /7O
Hal Wagner* 28 5 4 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .495 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $6,000 /2
Woody Wheaton* 29 30 65 -4 -1 0 1 6 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .507 .501 0.1 0.1 1 1/8O
Jo-Jo White* 35 85 312 -7 -0 0 2 -3 -9 -1.0 9 0 -0.1 .488 .494 -0.3 -0.1 -2 Traded O987/6
Bobby Wilkins 21 24 28 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .496 .499 -0.0 0.1 -0 $2,750 /6
Team Total 28.9 1710 5873 -95 -1 0 3 50 -44 -5.2 153 109 10.5 .497 .499 10.0 0.2 106 $103,750
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Ted Abernathy* 22 3.0 1 0 1 3.00 4.82 0.02 0.00 100.0 4.80 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .570 .500 $3,000 Amateur Free Agent
Joe Berry 39 111.1 53 0 32 2.59 4.19 0.02 0.00 101.2 4.22 20 2.3 1.0 -0.1 3.1 28 .544 .514 $4,000 Purchased
Don Black 27 177.1 29 27 94 4.77 4.21 0.02 0.00 101.9 4.27 -10 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 0.2 3 .461 .493 $4,000
Russ Christopher 26 215.1 35 24 91 3.80 4.15 0.02 0.00 100.9 4.17 8 0.9 1.0 -0.1 2.5 24 .527 .506 $5,000 Rule 5 Draft
Jesse Flores 29 185.2 27 25 75 3.64 4.13 0.02 0.00 100.7 4.14 10 1.1 1.0 -0.1 2.5 23 .543 .507 $5,000 Purchased
Luke Hamlin 39 190.0 29 23 94 4.45 4.14 0.02 0.00 101.3 4.18 -6 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 0.7 7 .476 .496
Lum Harris 29 174.1 23 22 70 3.61 4.14 0.02 0.00 100.8 4.16 10 1.2 1.0 -0.1 2.4 23 .551 .507 $5,500 Traded
John McGillen* 26 1.0 2 0 2 18.00 5.38 0.02 0.00 94.0 5.04 -1 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .424 .499
Bobo Newsom 36 265.0 37 33 100 3.40 4.13 0.02 0.00 101.5 4.18 22 2.6 1.0 -0.2 4.5 42 .571 .516 $15,000 Traded
Carl Scheib 17 37.1 15 0 18 4.34 4.10 0.02 0.00 102.5 4.19 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .495 .499 Amateur Free Agent
Woody Wheaton* 29 38.0 11 1 17 4.03 4.21 0.02 0.00 101.0 4.24 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.4 4 .508 .501
Team Total 31.4 1398.1 262 155 594 3.82 4.16 0.02 0.00 101.2 4.19 53 6.3 1.0 -0.9 16.4 155 .524 .506 $41,500
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1943 / 1945 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics