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Elston Howard
Elston Gene Howard

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.

MLB Debut April 14, 1955
Final Game September 29, 1968
Born February 23, 1929 in St. Louis, MO
Died December 14, 1980

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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1955 26 NYA AL   90  298   36   83  16   7   4   31   0   0   25   42  .279  .332  .419  .752  125   3   4   5   1   7  
 1956 27 NYA AL   86  250   15   59   7   3   5   29   0   0   10   26  .236  .265  .348  .613   87   0   3   3   1  12  
 1957 28 NYA AL  126  409   34   97  16   7   8   67   3   3   18   57  .237  .270  .369  .639  151   5   2   5   1  14  
 1958 29 NYA AL  119  386   47  129  16   8  10   62   0   1   22   76  .334  .373  .495  .868  191   1   0   7   2   7  
 1959 30 NYA AL  144  482   57  140  31   8  18   63   0   0   27   52  .290  .335  .500  .835  241   1   2   8   6  14  MVP-21
 1960 31 NYA AL  112  285   29   70  13   1   6   31   0   0   23   35  .246  .299  .361  .660  103   2   3   0   0   4  
 1961 32 NYA AL  141  457   66  162  24   4  21   73   0   0   35   68  .354  .400  .562  .962  257   0   2  10   1  15  MVP-20
 1962 33 NYA AL  146  526   63  155  23   6  26   83   0   1   32   87  .295  .332  .510  .842  268   0   5   4   0  14  MVP-18
 1963 34 NYA AL  148  516   75  148  19   3  28   75   0   0   39   63  .287  .348  .498  .846  257   1   5   4  12  17  MVP-15
 1964 35 NYA AL  159  583   66  176  21   4  13   76   1   2   42   92  .302  .353  .419  .771  244   0   6  12   7   8  MVP-22
 1965 36 NYA AL  123  390   30   87  10   0   8   39   0   0   13   64  .223  .245  .310  .555  121   0   5   0   0  15  
 1966 37 NYA AL  117  378   37   89  18   2   4   26   0   0   23   63  .235  .279  .325  .604  123   1   1   0   0   4  
 1967 38 NYA AL   60  180   17   36   8   0   1   14   0   0    9   34  .200  .241  .261  .502   47   2   1   0   1   4  
         BOA AL   21   49    2    6   1   0   0    2   0   0    1    9  .122  .157  .143  .300    7   1   0   0   1   3  
         TOT      81  229   19   42   9   0   1   16   0   0   10   43  .183  .223  .236  .459   54   3   1   0   2   7 
 1968 39 BOA AL   78  235   22   53  10   0   8   26   0   0   17   56  .226  .283  .370  .653   87   0   3   1   3   8  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 14 Seasons     1670 5424  596 1490 233  53 160  697   4   7  336  824  .275  .319  .426  .745 2309  17  42  59  36 146
 Per 162 games        526   58  145  23   5  16   68   0   1   33   80                          224   2   4   6   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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1955 26 NYA AL  22   41   4.9   6   0   0  .000   6   29   15  .517    3    1  .750  OF   4(-1)e8   -60   
 1956 27 NYA AL  29   19   2.6  25   5   0  .200   1   32   27  .844    4    1  .800  UT             -61   
 1957 28 NYA AL  23   36   2.9   7   2   1  .286   7   38   26  .684    4    8  .333  UT             -24   
 1958 29 NYA AL  36   69   7.0  11   3   1  .273   9   50   39  .780   22   16  .579  C    2(-1)e4    41   
 1959 30 NYA AL  16   76   5.7  10   5   1  .500  11   57   38  .667    1    4  .200  1B   4e23       52   
 1960 31 NYA AL  56   31   3.8   2   0   0  .000   3   32   25  .781   21   12  .636  C    2(-3)e5     9   
 1961 32 NYA AL  39   97   8.5  12   3   0  .250   4   51   41  .804    4    2  .667  C    1(-4)e3    26   
 1962 33 NYA AL  28   84   5.9   4   0   0  .000   4   49   39  .796    3    5  .375  C    2(-4)e3    50   
 1963 34 NYA AL  35   86   6.0   2   1   0  .500   3   73   61  .836   10   10  .500  C    1(-4)e2   -23   
 1964 35 NYA AL  25   86   5.5   6   3   1  .500   1   74   63  .851   39   12  .765  C    1(-3)e1   -54   
 1965 36 NYA AL  29   26   2.2   5   1   0  .200   6   59   45  .763   29   11  .725  C    2(0)e4    -68   
 1966 37 NYA AL  51   34   3.2   8   1   0  .125   9   56   42  .750   32   25  .561  C    2(0)e6    -69   
 1967 38 NYA AL  86   11   2.0   6   1   0  .167   2   26   17  .654   12    5  .706  C    2(0)e5     22   
         BOA AL  52    0    .4   0   0   0  .000   1    8    8 1.000    5    4  .556  C    2(0)e5   -180   
         TOT                     6   1   0  .167   3   34   25  .735   17    9  .654
 1968 39 BOA AL  11   23   3.3   8   2   0  .250   6   33   27  .818   62   14  .816  C    3(+2)e3     1   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 14 Seasons          727   4.7 112  27   4  .241  73  667  513  .769  251  130  .659                 -11   5
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 24.8 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1955 26 NYA AL  LF   67   128    9    5    1  .965   66  585.2  2.11
                 C    14    64    3    1    0  .985   12  106.0  5.69
                 RF    4     3    0    0    0 1.000    3   22.0  1.23
 1956 27 NYA AL  C    37   192   15    0    3 1.000   29  269.2  6.91
                 LF   20    34    1    1    0  .972   17  144.0  2.19
                 RF   10    18    0    0    0 1.000   10   91.0  1.78
 1957 28 NYA AL  1B   43   341   27    2   42  .995   42  352.1  9.40
                 C    46   225   16    3    1  .988   28  300.1  7.22
                 LF   41    58    1    2    0  .967   28  260.1  2.04
                 RF    2     6    0    0    0 1.000    2   18.0  3.00
 1958 29 NYA AL  C   108   605   30    8    2  .988   83  799.2  7.15
                 1B    6    28    0    1    1  .966    2   26.0  9.69
 1959 30 NYA AL  1B   83   685   46    8   67  .989   83  709.2  9.27
                 C    62   261   21    2    8  .993   37  375.1  6.76
                 LF    9    14    0    1    0  .933    2   32.0  3.94
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1960 31 NYA AL  C   112   460   28    3    2  .994   67  693.0  6.34
 1961 32 NYA AL  C   133   654   29    4    8  .994  109 1019.1  6.03
                 1B    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    0    4.2  5.79
 1962 33 NYA AL  C   143   742   28    4    7  .995  129 1195.0  5.80
                 RF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0     .2 13.50
 1963 34 NYA AL  C   147   902   39    3    7  .997  132 1219.2  6.94  GG
 1964 35 NYA AL  C   156  1107   41    1    7  .999  148 1364.0  7.57  GG
 1965 36 NYA AL  C   115   766   31    6    3  .993  104  921.1  7.79
                 LF    3     9    0    0    0 1.000    3   27.0  3.00
                 1B    2     4    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.1  6.75
 1966 37 NYA AL  C   111   627   42    9    3  .987   92  850.0  7.08
 1967 38 NYA AL  C    59   292   13    2    3  .993   44  402.0  6.83
         BOA AL  C    21   113    7    1    0  .992   16  138.2  7.79
 1968 39 BOA AL  C    71   450   25    6    3  .988   65  588.2  7.26
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1956 WS    NYA NY2   W    2   7  0  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  .143  .250  .143  0
 1957 WS    NYA CIN   L    7  31  4  4  2  0  0   2  1  6  .129  .156  .194  0
 1958 WS    NYA CHN   W    6  25  1  8  1  0  1   1  0  8  .320  .320  .480  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1955  NYA   84-70   Billy Vanson
 1956  NYA  101-53   Billy Vanson
 1957  NYA   94-60   Billy Vanson
 1958  NYA  100-54   Billy Vanson
 1959  NYA   90-64   Billy Vanson
 1960  NYA   81-73   Billy Vanson
 1961  NYA   83-71   Billy Vanson
 1962  NYA   79-83   Billy Vanson
 1963  NYA   86-76   Billy Vanson
 1964  NYA   70-92   Billy Vanson
 1965  NYA   75-87   Billy Vanson
 1966  NYA   63-99   Billy Vanson
 1967  NYA   57-105  Billy Vanson
 1967  BOA  104-58   Tom Austad
 1968  BOA   93-69   Mike Tomeo

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