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Dick Groat
Richard Morrow Groat

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 0' 0", Weight 180 lb.

MLB Debut June 19, 1952
Final Game October 1, 1967
Born November 4, 1930 in Wilkinsburg, PA

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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1952 21 BOA AL  124  390   27  109  14   0   1   29   6   3   14   32  .279  .307  .323  .630  126   2   1   3   2   7  
 1953           [Did not play]
 1954           [Did not play]
 1955 24 CIN NL  152  580   66  162  28   2   4   63   0   0   35   25  .279  .319  .355  .674  206  23   3   6   0  13  
 1956 25 CIN NL  154  573   39  129  16   1   0   42   0   0   25   23  .225  .257  .257  .513  147   8   2   3   0  20  
 1957 26 DEA AL  130  531   83  172  35   4  12   52   1   2   29   47  .324  .364  .473  .836  251   8   3   7   6   1  MVP-19
 1958 27 DEA AL  154  613   55  181  28   8   8   70   2   7   22   30  .295  .319  .406  .725  249  16   4   3   1   9  MVP-19
 1959 28 DEA AL  154  637   68  161  19   2   6   45   0   0   26   43  .253  .283  .317  .600  202  38   4   0   2  16  
 1960 29 DEA AL  154  603   91  212  27   5   6   85   2   0   50   49  .352  .407  .443  .850  267  19   4   0   9   7  MVP-10
 1961 30 DEA AL  154  576   74  164  20   5   9   75   0   0   52   48  .285  .343  .384  .727  221   9   2   2   0  17  MVP-24
 1962 31 DEA AL  159  659   72  188  34   3   3   45   2   2   36   48  .285  .322  .360  .681  237   9   1   6   0  14  
 1963 32 SLN NL  158  641   83  197  30   7   4   58   7   1   72   70  .307  .381  .395  .776  253  13   3  10   6   9  MVP-11
 1964 33 SLN NL  129  498   53  124  23   5   1   28   1   0   30   41  .249  .291  .321  .612  160  11   1   0   0  17  
 1965 34 SLN NL  152  588   65  168  33   7   0   41   1   1   57   48  .286  .348  .366  .713  215   4   2   3   0   5  
 1966 35 SLN NL  162  585   44  147  26   4  10   69   1   1   41   46  .251  .303  .361  .663  211   5   7  11   5  17  
 1967 36 SFN NL    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000  .000    0   0   0   0   0   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 14 Seasons     1937 7475  820 2114 333  53  64  702  23  17  489  550  .283  .328  .367  .695 2745 165  37  54  31 152
 Per 162 games        625   69  177  28   4   5   59   2   1   41   46                          230  14   3   5   3  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1952 21 BOA AL  21   37   3.5  14   2   0  .143  17  117   83  .709    0    0  .000  SS   3e40       -2   
 1953           [Did not play]
 1954           [Did not play]
 1955 24 CIN NL  30   65   3.9   1   0   0  .000  35  200  144  .720    0    0  .000  SS   2e33        5   
 1956 25 CIN NL  25   34   2.0   0   0   0  .000  38  188  140  .745    0    0  .000  SS   2e40     -125   
 1957 26 DEA AL  15   93   6.8   7   1   0  .143  11  136   96  .706    0    0  .000  SS   3e24       49   
 1958 27 DEA AL  26   76   4.4   0   0   0  .000  15  179  132  .737    0    0  .000  SS   3e20      -11   
 1959 28 DEA AL  25   56   2.9   0   0   0  .000  30  186  118  .634    0    0  .000  SS   3e32      -73   
 1960 29 DEA AL  31  113   7.3   0   0   0  .000  27  181  133  .735    0    0  .000  SS   2e29       84   
 1961 30 DEA AL  32   74   4.6   0   0   0  .000  28  192  121  .630    0    0  .000  SS   3e36       39   
 1962 31 DEA AL  32   74   4.0   0   0   0  .000  45  193  125  .648    0    0  .000  SS   3e38       -4   
 1963 32 SLN NL  27  101   5.9   1   1   0 1.000  26  203  149  .734    0    0  .000  SS   3e29      -52   
 1964 33 SLN NL  20   44   3.0   7   2   0  .286  30  129   80  .620    0    0  .000  SS   3e42      -93   
 1965 34 SLN NL  31   78   4.9   2   0   0  .000  24  190  131  .689    0    0  .000  SS   3e30       82   
 1966 35 SLN NL  31   61   3.6   0   0   0  .000  16  184  137  .745    0    0  .000  SS   3e22       32   
 1967 36 SFN NL   0    0    .0   1   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH            -424   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 14 Seasons          912   4.3  33   6   0  .182 342 2278 1589  .698    0    0  .000                  -4   2
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 27.8 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1952 21 BOA AL  SS  107   180  307   17   51  .966  104  871.1  5.03
 1953           [Did not play]
 1954           [Did not play]
 1955 24 CIN NL  SS  152   233  537   35  105  .957  149 1326.2  5.22
 1956 25 CIN NL  SS  154   262  523   38   97  .954  154 1366.0  5.17
 1957 26 DEA AL  SS  123   209  329   11   67  .980  119 1043.1  4.64
 1958 27 DEA AL  SS  154   219  423   15   83  .977  154 1386.2  4.17
 1959 28 DEA AL  SS  154   312  425   30   95  .961  154 1372.2  4.83
 1960 29 DEA AL  SS  154   245  487   27  105  .964  154 1368.1  4.81
 1961 30 DEA AL  SS  154   237  535   28   92  .965  154 1378.2  5.04
 1962 31 DEA AL  SS  158   255  524   45   70  .945  157 1415.2  4.95
 1963 32 SLN NL  SS  157   297  538   26  100  .970  156 1419.2  5.29
 1964 33 SLN NL  SS  121   203  409   30   89  .953  120 1069.1  5.15
 1965 34 SLN NL  SS  150   243  478   24   95  .968  148 1325.2  4.89
 1966 35 SLN NL  SS  161   242  511   16   90  .979  161 1438.2  4.71
                 3B    1     2    1    0    1 1.000    1    9.0  3.00
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1960 WS    DEA SFN   L    7  30  2  9  2  0  0   1  1  3  .300  .323  .367  0
 1961 WS    DEA SFN   W    7  28  4  7  1  1  2  10  3  0  .250  .323  .571  0
 1962 WS    DEA SFN   L    5  18  2  3  0  0  0   0  2  1  .167  .250  .167  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1952  BOA   70-84   Rob Tomlinson
 1955  CIN   93-61   Larry Cupp
 1956  CIN   92-62   Larry Cupp
 1957  DEA   88-66   Tom Austad
 1958  DEA   95-59   Tom Austad
 1959  DEA   84-70   Tom Austad
 1960  DEA   96-58   Tom Austad
 1961  DEA  101-53   Tom Austad
 1962  DEA   95-67   Alan Boodman
 1963  SLN   90-72   Mike Rescigno
 1964  SLN   67-95   Mike Rescigno
 1965  SLN   74-88   Mike Rescigno
 1966  SLN   83-79   Mike Rescigno
 1967  SFN   91-71   Darren Dawson

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