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Eddie Mathews
Edwin Lee (Jr.) Mathews

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 200 lb.

MLB Debut April 15, 1952
Final Game September 27, 1968
Born October 13, 1931 in Texarkana, TX
Died February 18, 2001

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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1952 20 CHA AL  144  553   84  138  23   7  29   81   4  11   45  146  .250  .310  .474  .784  262   0   7   1   7   5  MVP-13
 1953 21 CHA AL  154  579  125  171  28  13  48  152   4   2  102   83  .295  .396  .637 1.034  369   0  11  13   2  24  MVP-1
 1954 22 CHA AL  150  510   96  126  15  10  42  132   4   1  123   81  .247  .389  .563  .952  287   0  13  23   4   9  MVP-1
 1955 23 DEA AL  151  540  130  143  16   7  42  128   1   0  119  102  .265  .393  .554  .947  299   2   7  12   0  13  MVP-3
 1956 24 DEA AL  149  577  111  141  20   1  38   81   1   0   89   99  .244  .343  .480  .823  277   0   5   2   0  16  MVP-7
 1957 25 DEA AL  154  620  135  201  29  13  46  132   6   1   85  108  .324  .403  .635 1.038  394   0   7   1   1  19  MVP-2
 1958 26 DEA AL  154  588  116  164  21   1  43  121   3   8   89   95  .279  .375  .537  .912  316   1   3   5   3  15  MVP-4
 1959 27 DEA AL  154  617  129  181  12  11  51  139   3   1   79   79  .293  .373  .596  .969  368   0   6   7   3   4  MVP-1
 1960 28 DEA AL  154  571  141  171  22  10  54  138   8   0  123  121  .299  .423  .657 1.080  375   1   4   9   2  13  MVP-2
 1961 29 DEA AL  154  574   99  164  15   7  27  125   6   1  108  100  .286  .399  .477  .876  274   1   6   7   4  19  MVP-6
 1962 30 DEA AL  158  539  100  144  38   7  31  105   1   1  104  107  .267  .387  .536  .923  289   0   5   3   4  11  MVP-7
 1963 31 DEA AL  161  558  101  176  36   1  28  101   3   4  129  137  .315  .443  .534  .977  298   0   2   4   0  15  MVP-4
 1964 32 DEA AL  145  444   94  122  19   1  35   76   0   2   79   80  .275  .382  .559  .941  248   1   3   0   0   7  MVP-17
 1965 33 DEA AL  154  532   83  136  22   1  37   94   2   0   77  124  .256  .350  .509  .859  271   0   4  10   2  14  MVP-4
 1966 34 DEA AL  144  490   51  110  26   6  15   60   0   1   53   90  .224  .297  .394  .691  193   0   6   6   0  12  
 1967 35 DEA AL   76  120   17   23   4   0   6   19   0   0   13   27  .192  .292  .375  .667   45   0   0   1   4   3  
 1968 36 DEA AL    9   16    2    4   0   0   1    3   0   0    1    3  .250  .294  .438  .732    7   0   0   0   0   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 17 Seasons     2365 8428 1614 2315 346  96 573 1687  46  33 1418 1582  .275  .378  .542  .920 4572   6  89 104  36 199
 Per 162 games        577  111  159  24   7  39  116   3   2   97  108                          313   0   6   7   2  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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1952 20 CHA AL  20   79   4.9   1   0   0  .000  20   75   43  .573    0    0  .000  3B   3e20       18   
 1953 21 CHA AL  28  143   8.7   0   0   0  .000  20   77   49  .636    0    0  .000  3B   3e29        1   
 1954 22 CHA AL  29  120   8.0   2   0   0  .000  14   72   42  .583    0    0  .000  3B   4e17      -74   
 1955 23 DEA AL  32  123   8.0   3   1   0  .333  19   80   45  .562    0    0  .000  3B   3e25      -67   
 1956 24 DEA AL  24   96   5.7   3   1   0  .333  23   92   54  .587    0    0  .000  3B   3e29      -69   
 1957 25 DEA AL  25  158   9.6   0   0   0  .000  11   89   68  .764    0    0  .000  3B   2e16      111   
 1958 26 DEA AL  27  116   7.0   0   0   0  .000  27   85   47  .553    0    0  .000  3B   3e22      105   
 1959 27 DEA AL  25  143   8.7   0   0   0  .000  18   80   57  .712    0    0  .000  3B   2e19      -13   
 1960 28 DEA AL  29  166  10.7   0   0   0  .000  21   81   56  .691    0    0  .000  3B   2e24      131   
 1961 29 DEA AL  33  113   7.0   0   0   0  .000  16   80   56  .700    0    0  .000  3B   2e19      -61   
 1962 30 DEA AL  32  117   7.7   4   1   0  .250  17   77   53  .688    0    0  .000  3B   3e19       45   
 1963 31 DEA AL  28  138   9.3   1   0   0  .000  12   66   40  .606    0    0  .000  3B   3e19      125   
 1964 32 DEA AL   9   98   7.9  25   7   2  .280  11   44   27  .614    0    0  .000  3B   3e23      184   
 1965 33 DEA AL  26   95   6.2   7   1   0  .143  19   64   36  .562    0    0  .000  3B   2e21       49   
 1966 34 DEA AL  23   56   3.9   8   0   0  .000  25   71   30  .423    0    0  .000  3B   4e27      -71   
 1967 35 DEA AL  10   13   3.6  50   9   3  .180   3   10    3  .300    0    0  .000  3B   4e28      -95   
 1968 36 DEA AL   0    2   4.8   4   2   0  .500   0    1    0  .000    0    0  .000  3B   4e26       66   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 17 Seasons         1785   7.5 108  22   5  .204 276 1144  706  .617    0    0  .000                  25  13
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 68.5 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1952 20 CHA AL  3B  143   133  320   20   32  .958  143 1222.0  3.34
 1953 21 CHA AL  3B  154   168  404   20   33  .966  154 1406.2  3.66
 1954 22 CHA AL  3B  149   140  363   14   19  .973  147 1315.2  3.44
 1955 23 DEA AL  3B  150    92  354   19   20  .959  144 1321.1  3.04
 1956 24 DEA AL  3B  148   109  292   23   40  .946  146 1310.1  2.75
 1957 25 DEA AL  3B  154   173  422   11   33  .982  154 1383.0  3.87  GG
 1958 26 DEA AL  3B  154   142  396   27   43  .952  154 1398.1  3.46
 1959 27 DEA AL  3B  154   142  334   18   34  .964  154 1382.1  3.10
 1960 28 DEA AL  3B  154    96  368   21   22  .957  154 1384.1  3.02
 1961 29 DEA AL  3B  154   122  276   16   39  .961  154 1406.1  2.55
 1962 30 DEA AL  3B  126   103  206   10   23  .969  119 1060.1  2.62
                 1B   35   262   22    7   18  .976   33  293.2  8.70
 1963 31 DEA AL  3B  161    92  342   12   14  .973  159 1422.1  2.75
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    1    6.0  1.50
 1964 32 DEA AL  3B  122    69  255   11   11  .967  110  973.2  2.99
                 1B    1     1    1    0    0 1.000    0    1.0 18.00
 1965 33 DEA AL  3B  152   116  379   19   27  .963  142 1310.0  3.40
 1966 34 DEA AL  3B  141    76  282   25   19  .935  136 1161.0  2.78
 1967 35 DEA AL  3B   39    12   36    3    3  .941   18  188.0  2.30
                 1B    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  3.00
 1968 36 DEA AL  3B    4     2    2    0    0 1.000    4   30.1  1.19
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1952 WS    CHA BRN   L    5  17  2  4  1  0  1   3  3  6  .235  .381  .471  0
 1953 WS    CHA BRN   W    7  24  5  7  2  0  2  10  5  4  .292  .400  .625  0
 1954 WS    CHA BRN   W    7  24  6  8  1  0  4  10  6  2  .333  .424  .875  0
 1955 WS    DEA BRN   W    4  14  4  4  1  0  2   3  3  4  .286  .412  .786  0
 1960 WS    DEA SFN   L    7  27  2  9  1  0  1   1  4  6  .333  .419  .481  0
 1961 WS    DEA SFN   W    7  26  4  8  1  0  2   7  7  4  .308  .441  .577  1
 1962 WS    DEA SFN   L    5  16  3  2  1  1  0   0  2  3  .125  .222  .312  0
 1964 WS    DEA CIN   L    5   5  2  2  0  0  0   0  2  2  .400  .571  .400  0
 1965 WS    DEA CIN   L    6  21  5  7  3  0  2   5  5  5  .333  .444  .762  1
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1952  CHA  101-53   Robert Rescigno
 1953  CHA  108-46   Robert Rescigno
 1954  CHA   93-61   Robert Rescigno
 1955  DEA   98-56   Tom Austad
 1956  DEA   65-89   Tom Austad
 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  DEA   88-74   Steve Dewing, Alan Boodman
 1964  DEA   97-66   Steve Dewing
 1965  DEA   96-67   Steve Dewing
 1966  DEA   90-72   Steve Dewing
 1967  DEA   92-70   Steve Dewing
 1968  DEA   99-63   Alan Boodman

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