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Whitey Kurowski
George John Kurowski

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 11", Weight 193 lb.

MLB Debut September 23, 1941
Final Game October 1, 1949
Born April 19, 1918 in Reading, PA
Died December 9, 1999

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1942 24 SLN NL  129  401   62  108  14   3   8   46  12   8   28   80  .269  .321  .379  .700  152   0   5   0   5   8  
 1943 25 SLN NL  134  504   76  161  29   7  14   89   5   8   33   64  .319  .357  .488  .845  246   1  10   1   2  13  MVP-14
 1944 26 SLN NL  149  592   84  146  20   7  20  110   5   3   49   51  .247  .307  .405  .712  240   1   6   1   5  23  MVP-16
 1945 27 SLN NL  151  555   77  196  30   2  24   92   5   2   47   58  .353  .400  .544  .944  302   2  10  15   3   9  MVP-5
 1946 28 SLN NL  148  565   70  165  28   4  14  123   9   5   71   79  .292  .367  .430  .797  243   0  10   0   2   8  MVP-5
 1947 29 SLN NL  152  553  119  174  19   6  40  117   2   6  108   73  .315  .424  .588 1.012  325   0  12   4   6  17  MVP-3
 1948 30 SLN NL   24   27    3    6   1   0   0    5   0   0    5    3  .222  .333  .259  .593    7   0   1   0   0   1  
 1949 31 BON NL   13   42    1    7   1   0   0    1   0   0    3    1  .167  .222  .190  .413    8   0   0   0   0   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
  8 Seasons      900 3239  492  963 142  29 120  583  38  32  344  409  .297  .363  .470  .834 1523   4  54  21  23  79
 Per 162 games        583   89  173  26   5  22  105   7   6   62   74                          274   1  10   4   4  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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1942 24 SLN NL  13   48   4.1  29   8   0  .276  21  112   61  .545    0    0  .000  ?              -16   
 1943 25 SLN NL  15   83   6.0   9   3   1  .333  24  138   73  .529    0    0  .000  SS   4e38       77   
 1944 26 SLN NL  15   69   3.9   1   0   0  .000  27  173  100  .578    0    0  .000  SS   4e39      -78   
 1945 27 SLN NL  19  121   8.6   3   2   0  .667  14   76   51  .671    0    0  .000  3B   2e17       50   
 1946 28 SLN NL  31   94   6.0   5   0   0  .000  16   72   50  .694    0    0  .000  3B   2e16      -56   
 1947 29 SLN NL  21  140   9.2   3   2   1  .667  24   97   63  .649    0    0  .000  3B   2e20       48   
 1948 30 SLN NL  47    2   3.1  12   2   0  .167   0    2    2 1.000    0    0  .000  3B   5e31      -37   
 1949 31 BON NL  22    1   1.5   0   0   0  .000   2    5    2  .400    0    0  .000  3B   2e24       70   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
  8 Seasons          562   6.2  62  17   2  .274 128  675  402  .596    0    0  .000                   3   5
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 21.8 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1942 24 SLN NL  SS   94   179  258   21   57  .954   90  829.0  4.74
                 3B    5     1    4    0    0 1.000    0   12.2  3.55
                 LF    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    1    9.0  1.00
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
                 CF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1943 25 SLN NL  SS  107   214  302   21   65  .961  103  954.1  4.87
                 3B   18    18   43    3    3  .953   18  165.1  3.32
 1944 26 SLN NL  SS  148   305  416   27   75  .964  148 1336.2  4.85
 1945 27 SLN NL  3B  146   202  340   14   31  .975  146 1274.1  3.83
                 SS    7     0    0    0    0  .000    0   12.0  0.00
 1946 28 SLN NL  3B  142   152  307   16   26  .966  142 1299.0  3.18
 1947 29 SLN NL  3B  149   137  408   24   48  .958  149 1365.0  3.59
 1948 30 SLN NL  3B    4     7    8    0    0 1.000    4   35.0  3.86
                 C     1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
                 LF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1949 31 BON NL  3B   13     9   19    2    1  .933   13  103.1  2.44
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1943 WS    SLN NYA   W    4  17  5  6  2  0  1   6  0  3  .353  .353  .647  0
 1944 WS    SLN WAA   W    5  17  3  5  1  0  0   2  4  2  .294  .455  .353  0
 1947 WS    SLN BOA   L    7  24  4  7  1  0  0   4  4  4  .292  .379  .333  1
 1948 WS    SLN BOA   L    1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1942  SLN   89-65   Mike Rescigno
 1943  SLN  102-52   Mike Rescigno
 1944  SLN  102-52   Mike Rescigno
 1945  SLN   66-88   Mike Rescigno
 1946  SLN   89-65   Mike Rescigno
 1947  SLN   89-65   Mike Rescigno
 1948  SLN   97-57   Mike Rescigno
 1949  BON   77-77   Jim Pardee

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