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Andy Messersmith
John Alexander Messersmith

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

MLB Debut July 4, 1968
Final Game June 1, 1979
Born August 6, 1945 in Toms River, NJ

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 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
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1968 22 OAA AL   6   3  .667  60   0   0  20   1   0   68.2   53   285   23   21   5   22   1   2   59   1  0  2.75  
 1969 23 OAA AL  20  12  .625  42  41   4   0   0   1  281.2  209  1164  115   92  26  125   0  12  237  13  1  2.94  CY-3
 1970 24 OAA AL  15   8  .652  35  35   3   0   0   0  209.0  166   863   84   69  23   66   0   5  176   2  0  2.97  CY-7
 1971 25 OAA AL  16  16  .500  40  40   5   0   0   1  267.1  231  1153  129  112  22  133   1   9  154  11  0  3.77  CY-17
 1972 26 OAA AL  10   4  .714  17  17   4   0   0   2  115.2   81   465   30   29   5   49   0   1   99   2  1  2.26  CY-19
         LAN NL   5   6  .455  15  14   0   1   0   0   79.2   85   346   40   37   5   31   0   2   69   2  0  4.18  CY-19
         TOT     15  10  .600  32  31   4   1   0   2  195.1  166   811   70   66  10   80   0   3  168   4  1  3.04 
 1973 27 LAN NL  20   8  .714  36  35  11   0   0   4  273.0  197  1084   85   66  15   76   3   3  190  10  0  2.18  CY-2
 1974 28 LAN NL  22  15  .595  41  41  15   0   0   2  311.0  238  1277  115   96  30  120   4  10  228   7  0  2.78  CY-2
 1975 29 LAN NL  22  11  .667  38  37  12   1   0   3  291.2  206  1176   83   67  24   97   4   8  201   5  0  2.07  CY-4
 1976 30 CHN NL  19   9  .679  38  38   0   0   0   0  226.0  173   929   81   74  16   87   4   1  152  12  0  2.95  CY-5
 1977 31 CHN NL   1   6  .143  10  10   2   0   0   0   69.2   84   316   53   51  10   25   1   3   54  11  0  6.59  
 1978 32 TOA AL   0   1  .000   7   4   0   1   0   0   20.2   19    95   13   12   4   14   0   1   18   0  0  5.23  
 1979 33 MLA AL   5   2  .714  11  11   1   0   0   0   61.1   44   253   28   25   5   29   2   1   21   3  0  3.67  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 12 Seasons     161 101  .615 390 323  57  23   1  13 2275.1 1786  9406  879  751 190  874  20  58 1658  79  2  2.97
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 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 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1968 22 OAA AL  52   23   3.0   7          3   1   0  .333   2    5    3  .600    4    3  .571   88   
 1969 23 OAA AL  42  102   3.2   0  4.59   88  12   0  .136   6   12    4  .333    7    9  .438   45   
 1970 24 OAA AL  35   77   3.3   0  4.20   61  10   2  .164   4    8    4  .500    5    5  .500    3   
 1971 25 OAA AL  46  118   4.0   0  4.25   91  14   3  .154   4    8    3  .375   11    4  .733   25   
 1972 26 OAA AL  47   33   2.6   0  4.24   35   9   0  .257   0    3    3 1.000    5    2  .714  -28   
         LAN NL  34   43   4.9   0  5.14   28   6   0  .214   0    3    3 1.000    9    2  .818  151   
         TOT          75   3.5   0         63  15   0  .238   0    6    6 1.000   14    4  .778
 1973 27 LAN NL  49   74   2.4   0  5.20   89   9   0  .101   1    5    4  .800   14   12  .538  -94   
 1974 28 LAN NL  40  106   3.0   0  4.49  108  19   3  .176   4    5    1  .200   18    3  .857   -8   
 1975 29 LAN NL  48   84   2.6   0  3.97   90  13   0  .144   8   14    5  .357   12    7  .632  -37   
 1976 30 CHN NL  40   78   3.1   0  3.68   64  10   0  .156   6   11    5  .455    6    3  .667  -33   
 1977 31 CHN NL  44   57   7.5   0  3.40   22   4   2  .182   2    5    2  .400    8    1  .889  102   
 1978 32 TOA AL  54   14   6.1   0  4.75    0   0   0  .000   0    1    1 1.000    3    0 1.000 -134   
 1979 33 MLA AL  61   24   3.6   0  6.27    0   0   0  .000   0    3    3 1.000    1    0 1.000 -120   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 12 Seasons          838   3.3   7        679 107  10  .158  37   83   41  .494  103   51  .669   -6   6
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 39.2 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1971 ALCS  OAA BAA   W    1  1.29   0-0   0  1   7.0   5   1   6   2
      WS    OAA LAN   W    2  3.00   0-1   0  2  12.0  11   4  10   8
 1973 NLCS  LAN MON   W    2 22.85   0-1   0  1   4.1   8  11   5   7
      WS    LAN OAA   W    2  2.63   1-0   0  2  13.2   5   4   8  14
 1975 NLCS  LAN MON   W    2  4.80   1-1   0  2  15.0  13   8   7  11
      WS    LAN OAA   W    2  1.20   2-0   0  2  15.0   9   2   5   9
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1968  OAA   84-78   Bob Lind
 1969  OAA   96-66   Bob Lind
 1970  OAA   91-71   Bob Lind
 1971  OAA  100-62   Bob Lind
 1972  OAA   89-73   Drew Kennedy
 1972  LAN   78-84   Scott Campbell
 1973  LAN  109-54   Scott Campbell
 1974  LAN   92-70   Scott Campbell
 1975  LAN  102-60   Billy Vanson
 1976  CHN   85-77   Alan Bosslet
 1977  CHN   59-103  Alan Bosslet
 1978  TOA   52-110  Thomas Treece
 1979  MLA   90-72   Paul Weinberg

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