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Wes Covington
John Wesley Covington

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 205 lb.

MLB Debut April 19, 1956
Final Game October 2, 1966
Born March 27, 1932 in Laurinburg, NC
Died July 4, 2011

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1956 24 MLN NL   59   59    8   20   1   0   1    9   0   0    4    4  .339  .391  .407  .797   24   0   0   0   1   3  
 1957 25 MLN NL  108  321   50   79   8  13  15   54   4   4   41   53  .246  .332  .492  .824  158   0   4   5   2  14  
 1958 26 MLN NL  106  307   57  100  12   0  31   79   0   1   38   39  .326  .402  .668 1.070  205   0   1  12   2   8  MVP-25
 1959 27 MLN NL   48  113   10   34   6   0   1    6   0   0    4   12  .301  .328  .381  .708   43   0   1   1   1   3  
 1960 28 MLN NL   59  164   15   32   5   1   5   19   0   0    7   16  .195  .229  .329  .558   54   0   3   2   1   9  
 1961 29 CHA AL   94  170   20   49  15   0   5   33   0   0   15   20  .288  .342  .465  .807   79   0   2   1   0   5  
 1962 30 CHA AL   85  265   30   73  12   0   2   47   0   0   11   36  .275  .304  .343  .647   91   0   5   2   2   7  
 1963 31 CHA AL  122  372   57  108  20   1  24   82   1   0   33   51  .290  .346  .543  .889  202   0   8  10   3  13  
 1964 32 CHA AL  126  367   56  111  20   0  21   71   0   0   41   55  .302  .370  .529  .898  194   0   5   3   1  16  
 1965 33 CHA AL   84  211   30   58  10   1  14   41   0   0   22   35  .275  .339  .531  .870  112   0   5   3   1   6  
 1966 34 LAN NL   11   33    1    2   1   0   1    2   0   0    1    9  .061  .114  .182  .296    6   0   0   0   1   3  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 11 Seasons      902 2382  334  666 110  16 120  443   5   5  217  330  .280  .339  .490  .829 1168   0  34  39  15  87
 Per 162 games        428   60  120  20   3  22   80   1   1   39   59                          210   0   6   7   3  16
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1956 24 MLN NL   5    8   5.6  52  17   1  .327   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   4(+3)e7    81   
 1957 25 MLN NL   5   48   5.0  23   4   0  .174   6   29    6  .207    0    0  .000  OF   4(+3)e7   -52   
 1958 26 MLN NL   6   80  10.0  17   3   0  .176   7   25   12  .480    0    0  .000  OF   4(+3)e11   68   
 1959 27 MLN NL   9   13   4.4  21   5   0  .238   0    6    3  .500    0    0  .000  OF   4(+3)e13  -18   
 1960 28 MLN NL   6   10   1.9  17   6   1  .353   5   14    5  .357    0    0  .000  OF   4(+3)e12 -150   
 1961 29 CHA AL  10   26   5.6  62  19   3  .306   4    9    5  .556    0    0  .000  OF   4(+3)e16   45   
 1962 30 CHA AL   4   26   3.6  22   6   0  .273   7   21    8  .381    0    0  .000  OF   4(+3)e16  -95   
 1963 31 CHA AL   7   67   6.4  24  12   2  .500  10   24    8  .333    0    0  .000  OF   4(+3)e20   14   
 1964 32 CHA AL   5   68   6.7  31   9   2  .290   1   29   12  .414    0    0  .000  OF   4(+2)e7    95   
 1965 33 CHA AL   6   37   6.2  26   6   1  .231   4   16    5  .312    0    0  .000  OF   4(+2)e11   58   
 1966 34 LAN NL  29    0    .1   0   0   0  .000   0    2    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   5(+2)e16 -195   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 11 Seasons          387   5.7 295  87  10  .295  44  175   64  .366    0    0  .000                   5   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 13.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1956 24 MLN NL  LF    4     3    0    0    0 1.000    1   13.0  2.08
 1957 25 MLN NL  LF   87   172    1    6    0  .966   83  691.1  2.25
 1958 26 MLN NL  LF   86   152    4    7    0  .957   81  656.2  2.14
 1959 27 MLN NL  LF   26    55    0    0    0 1.000   25  227.2  2.17
 1960 28 MLN NL  LF   41    63    1    5    0  .928   41  326.2  1.76
 1961 29 CHA AL  LF   22    35    1    4    0  .900   21  169.0  1.92
                 RF   12    11    0    0    0 1.000    5   55.0  1.80
                 1B    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1962 30 CHA AL  LF   62    90    1    7    0  .929   60  483.0  1.70
                 SS    1     0    1    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1963 31 CHA AL  LF  100   140    2   10    0  .934   98  773.0  1.65
 1964 32 CHA AL  LF   93   136    5    1    0  .993   87  737.0  1.72
 1965 33 CHA AL  LF   56    87    3    4    0  .957   52  428.0  1.89
 1966 34 LAN NL  LF   11    19    0    0    0 1.000   11   92.0  1.86
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1963 WS    CHA SFN   L    7  19  2  5  0  0  1   3  3  2  .263  .364  .421  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1956  MLN   88-66   John Storer
 1957  MLN   86-68   John Storer
 1958  MLN   80-74   John Storer
 1959  MLN   91-63   Jeff Tripodi
 1960  MLN   75-79   Jeff Tripodi
 1961  CHA   64-90   Jon Fellows
 1962  CHA   82-80   Jon Fellows
 1963  CHA   95-67   Jon Fellows
 1964  CHA   96-67   Jon Fellows
 1965  CHA   79-83   Jon Fellows
 1966  LAN   78-84   Dave Jackson

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