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Orval Grove
Orval Leroy Grove

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 3", Weight 196 lb.

MLB Debut May 28, 1940
Final Game April 27, 1949
Born August 29, 1919 in Mineral, KS
Died April 20, 1992 (age 72)

Pitching   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Batters
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1942 22 CHA AL   2   5  .286  43   1   0  30   0   0   70.0   92   335   54   46   1   41   6   3   28   9  0  5.91  
 1943 23 CHA AL  12  12  .500  32  32   4   0   0   2  231.2  211   965   86   72   9   90   7   4   98   7  2  2.80  
 1944 24 CHA AL  10  11  .476  35  35   3   0   0   1  233.0  236   999  113   98  12   68   2   6  137   9  0  3.79  
 1945 25 CHA AL  10  17  .370  36  36   0   0   0   0  227.1  273  1028  141  128  15   70   1   8   60   3  0  5.07  
 1946 26 CHA AL  15  12  .556  34  34   0   0   0   0  218.0  233   969  101   93  16   97   7   3   70  20  0  3.84  
 1947 27 CHA AL   0   1  .000  10   1   0   5   0   0   18.1   27    96   22   22   1   17   0   0    5   0  0 10.80  
 1948 28 CHA AL   0   4  .000   9   6   0   0   0   0   37.2   45   178   34   24   4   21   0   0   11   0  0  5.73  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
  7 Seasons      49  62  .441 199 145   7  35   0   3 1036.0 1117  4570  551  483  58  404  23  24  409  48  2  4.20
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1942 22 CHA AL  34   50   6.5   1  3.00    9   2   0  .222   1    2    1  .500    1    1  .500   30   
 1943 23 CHA AL  43   88   3.5   0  3.41   79  14   0  .177   0   14   14 1.000    6    2  .750  -56   
 1944 24 CHA AL  40  105   4.0   0  3.97   71   7   0  .099   4    8    4  .500    7    2  .778  -21   
 1945 25 CHA AL  43  130   5.0   0  3.86   77   6   0  .078   3    6    2  .333    5    1  .833   10   
 1946 26 CHA AL  50  117   4.8   0  4.71   70   3   0  .043   4    7    5  .714    7    1  .875    4   
 1947 27 CHA AL  38   20  10.3   0 12.00    3   1   0  .333   1    1    0  .000    0    1  .000  128   
 1948 28 CHA AL  49   26   6.1   0  2.00   11   2   0  .182   3    2    0  .000    1    3  .250   30   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
  7 Seasons          539   4.6   1        320  35   0  .109  16   40   26  .650   27   11  .711   -8   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 2.7 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Pitching - 3.0 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1942  CHA   69-85   Robert Rescigno
 1943  CHA   87-67   Robert Rescigno
 1944  CHA   72-82   Robert Rescigno
 1945  CHA   73-81   Robert Rescigno
 1946  CHA   83-71   Robert Rescigno
 1947  CHA   71-83   Robert Rescigno
 1948  CHA   75-79   Robert Rescigno

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