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Alvin Dark
Alvin Ralph Dark (Blackie,The Swamp Fox)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 11", Weight 185 lb.

MLB Debut July 14, 1946
Final Game October 2, 1960
Born January 7, 1922 in Comanche, OK

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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1948 26 BON NL  134  583   61  178  38   3   2   65   3   4   17   51  .305  .327  .391  .718  228   4   7   0   5  11  MVP-24
         BOA AL    5    5    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .200  .200  .200  .400    1   0   0   0   0   0  MVP-24
         TOT     139  588   61  179  38   3   2   65   3   4   17   52  .304  .326  .389  .715  229   4   7   0   5  11 
 1949 27 BOA AL  102  286   27   85  14   0   3   36   0   0   19   31  .297  .338  .378  .715  108   1   3   3   0   7  
 1950 28 NY2 NL  150  641   81  177  37   2  12   69   9   4   33   65  .276  .314  .396  .710  254  13   1   0   3  13  MVP-22
 1951 29 NY2 NL  154  685  135  225  49   8  10   72  31  11   51   54  .328  .376  .467  .843  320   2   4   8   3  11  MVP-11
 1952 30 NY2 NL  154  627   75  199  25   4  12   83   7   5   29   54  .317  .347  .427  .774  268   2  11   1   5  11  MVP-15
 1953 31 NY2 NL  154  612   73  175  33   4  18   92   6   4   29   40  .286  .320  .441  .761  270   2   5   5   4  20  MVP-18
 1954 32 NY2 NL  154  644   86  219  33  10  26  105   3   2   21   39  .340  .361  .543  .905  350  16   5   2   3  24  MVP-6
 1955 33 NY2 NL  130  516   74  128  11   7  11   51   2   1   28   40  .248  .294  .360  .655  186   5   3   0   7  10  
 1956 34 NY2 NL   49  204   29   53   9   1   1   20   0   0   10   20  .260  .293  .328  .621   67   3   1   1   0   6  
         MLN NL   14   12    1    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    2  .250  .308  .250  .558    3   2   0   0   0   0  
         TOT      63  216   30   56   9   1   1   21   0   0   11   22  .259  .294  .324  .618   70   5   1   1   0   6 
 1957 35 MLN NL  152  628   73  169  28   2   6   53   4   3   26   76  .269  .298  .349  .647  219  18   4   2   2  11  
 1958 36 CHN NL  138  568   74  183  15   1   7   57   0   0   27   38  .322  .353  .389  .742  221   3   2   2   1   9  
 1959 37 CHN NL  121  478   71  126  36  11   3   37   1   2   49   51  .264  .333  .404  .736  193   9   1   1   1   5  
 1960 38 CHN NL   52  185   15   53   4   3   3   19   0   0    8   11  .286  .316  .389  .705   72   3   0   0   0   3  
         CHA AL   26   94   11   26   3   0   1    4   0   0    4    8  .277  .306  .340  .647   32   0   0   0   0   1  
         TOT      78  279   26   79   7   3   4   23   0   0   12   19  .283  .313  .373  .685  104   3   0   0   0   4 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 13 Seasons     1689 6768  886 2000 335  56 115  764  66  36  352  581  .296  .331  .413  .744 2792  83  47  25  34 142
 Per 162 games        649   85  192  32   5  11   73   6   3   34   56                          268   8   5   2   3  14
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1948 26 BON NL  30   72   4.5   0   0   0  .000  29  163  111  .681    0    0  .000  SS   3e30      -68   
         BOA AL   0    0   1.4   5   1   0  .200   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH            -386   
         TOT                     5   1   0  .200  29  163  111  .681    0    0  .000
 1949 27 BOA AL  61   35   4.6  30   6   0  .200  11   68   50  .735    0    0  .000  SS   2e30       43   
 1950 28 NY2 NL  37   78   4.3   1   0   0  .000  24  181  140  .773    0    0  .000  SS   2e32      -60   
 1951 29 NY2 NL  37  121   6.7   0   0   0  .000  51  198  132  .667    0    0  .000  SS   2e43       38   
 1952 30 NY2 NL  32   92   5.5   0   0   0  .000  24  182  131  .720    0    0  .000  SS   2e27      -14   
 1953 31 NY2 NL  37   80   4.6   0   0   0  .000  22  176  130  .739    0    0  .000  SS   2e26      -62   
 1954 32 NY2 NL  26  115   6.6   0   0   0  .000  40  188  137  .729    0    0  .000  SS   2e36      134   
 1955 33 NY2 NL  35   54   3.6   3   1   0  .333  25  174  108  .621    0    0  .000  SS   3e30      -58   
 1956 34 NY2 NL  23   18   3.1   0   0   0  .000   8   58   43  .741    0    0  .000  SS   3e33      -53   
         MLN NL  15    1   2.8   9   3   0  .333   2    3    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH            -117   
         TOT                     9   3   0  .333  10   61   43  .705    0    0  .000
 1957 35 MLN NL  20   64   3.5   0   0   0  .000  29   83   39  .470    0    0  .000  3B   3e22      -59   
 1958 36 CHN NL  20   77   5.2   4   0   0  .000  15   73   44  .603    0    0  .000  3B   3e24       41   
 1959 37 CHN NL   7   66   4.9   3   1   0  .333  16   54   32  .593    0    0  .000  3B   3e26        9   
 1960 38 CHN NL  69   22   4.4  11   5   1  .455   3   12    5  .417    0    0  .000  3B   4e22       33   
         CHA AL  37    9   3.8   3   1   0  .333   0    4    4 1.000    0    0  .000  UT             -25   
         TOT                    14   6   1  .429   3   16    9  .562    0    0  .000
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 13 Seasons          911   4.8  69  18   1  .261 299 1617 1106  .684    0    0  .000                  -7   3
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 31.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1948 26 BON NL  SS  133   276  473   29  101  .963  133 1210.0  5.57
 1949 27 BOA AL  SS   70   135  192   11   38  .967   66  576.0  5.11
                 3B    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1950 28 NY2 NL  SS  150   243  560   24  116  .971  149 1340.1  5.39
 1951 29 NY2 NL  SS  154   315  499   51   95  .941  154 1388.2  5.28
 1952 30 NY2 NL  SS  154   242  458   24   98  .967  154 1373.0  4.59
 1953 31 NY2 NL  SS  154   253  512   22  104  .972  154 1358.2  5.07
 1954 32 NY2 NL  SS  154   294  542   40  110  .954  154 1381.0  5.45
 1955 33 NY2 NL  SS  126   239  424   25   74  .964  121 1087.1  5.49
 1956 34 NY2 NL  SS   49    89  157    8   29  .969   49  431.0  5.14
         MLN NL  SS    2     2    3    2    1  .714    1    9.0  5.00
 1957 35 MLN NL  3B  152   150  390   29   37  .949  152 1380.2  3.52
 1958 36 CHN NL  3B  134   173  344   15   26  .972  131 1195.2  3.89
 1959 37 CHN NL  3B  118    65  234   16   18  .949  116 1027.1  2.62
 1960 38 CHN NL  3B   33    13   79    3    9  .968   33  282.1  2.93
                 1B   10    68    2    0    8 1.000    6   63.0 10.00
                 LF    2     4    0    0    0 1.000    2   15.0  2.40
         CHA AL  LF   11    21    0    0    0 1.000   10  103.0  1.83
                 1B    9    71    3    0    6 1.000    7   71.1  9.34
                 3B    4     2   11    0    1 1.000    4   33.0  3.55
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    1    1.1  0.00
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1949 WS    BOA BRN   L    4   3  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
 1956 WS    NYN NYA   L    6  24  3  5  0  0  0   6  0  4  .208  .200  .208  0
 1958 WS    CHN NYA   L    5  14  3  4  0  0  0   1  2  2  .286  .412  .286  0
 1959 WS    CHN NYA   L    4  18  2  4  1  0  0   2  0  2  .222  .222  .278  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1948  BON   70-84   Jim Pardee
 1948  BOA  112-42   Steve Bivens
 1949  BOA   88-66   Steve Bivens
 1950  NY2   72-82   Rick Field
 1951  NY2   88-66   Rick Field
 1952  NY2   69-85   Rick Field
 1953  NY2   82-72   Rick Field
 1954  NY2   93-61   Larry Reeves
 1955  NY2   68-86   Larry Reeves
 1956  NY2   96-58   Larry Reeves
 1956  MLN   88-66   John Storer
 1957  MLN   86-68   John Storer
 1958  CHN   88-66   Alan Boodman
 1959  CHN  102-52   Alan Boodman
 1960  CHN   82-72   Alan Boodman
 1960  CHA   70-84   Ron Tidrow

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