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Herman Franks
Herman Louis Franks

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 5' 10", Weight 187 lb.

MLB Debut April 27, 1939
Final Game August 28, 1949
Born January 4, 1914 in Price, UT
Died March 30, 2009 (age 95)

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
 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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1940 26 PIN NL   70  135    7   25   3   0   1   15   3   0   25    5  .185  .312  .230  .542   31   0   0   2   0   2  
 1941 27 PIN NL   31   80    7   22   8   0   0    9   0   0    7   10  .275  .333  .375  .708   30   0   0   0   0   2  
 1942           [Did not play]
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946           [Did not play]
 1947 33 BON NL    3    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000  .333  .000  .333    0   0   0   0   0   0  
 1948 34 PHA AL   54   86   10   15   3   1   2    8   0   0   11    8  .174  .287  .302  .589   26   0   1   0   3   2  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
  4 Seasons      158  303   24   62  14   1   3   32   3   0   44   24  .205  .311  .287  .598   87   0   1   2   3   6
 Per 162 games        311   25   64  14   1   3   33   3   0   45   25                           89   0   1   2   3   6
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1940 26 PIN NL   8   11   2.8  14   4   0  .286   5   20   12  .600   25    5  .833  C    3(0)e8      9   
 1941 27 PIN NL  22    9   4.4   3   0   0  .000   5    9    8  .889    7    3  .700  C    3(-1)e5   160   
 1942           [Did not play]
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946           [Did not play]
 1947 33 BON NL  33    0   1.2   2   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  C    3(0)e6   -368   
 1948 34 PHA AL  21    8   2.9  24   6   1  .250   2    8    7  .875    6    8  .429  C    4(0)e6   -102   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
  4 Seasons           29   3.2  43  10   1  .233  12   37   27  .730   38   16  .704                  12   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 0.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 0.0 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1940 26 PIN NL  C    54   195   11    5    0  .976   36  349.1  5.31
 1941 27 PIN NL  C    27    83    8    5    1  .948   21  187.0  4.38
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    8.0  1.12
 1942           [Did not play]
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946           [Did not play]
 1947 33 BON NL  C     1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1948 34 PHA AL  C    28    77   14    2    0  .978   18  165.0  4.96
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1940  PIN   53-101  Thomas Treece
 1941  PIN   65-89   Tom Edwards
 1947  BON   66-88   Jim Pardee
 1948  PHA   64-90   Drew Kennedy

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