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Thurman Munson
Thurman Lee Munson (Tugboat,Squatty Body,The Wall)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 11", Weight 191 lb.
School Kent State

MLB Debut August 8, 1969
Final Game August 1, 1979
Born June 7, 1947 in Akron, OH
Died August 2, 1979 (age 32)

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   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1969 22 NYA AL   32   38    2    6   0   0   1    6   0   0    1    4  .158  .179  .237  .416    58     9   0   0   0   0   2  
 1970 23 NYA AL  140  488   78  141  31   3   6   61   8   7   56   73  .289  .370  .402  .772   108   196   7   5   2  10  22  
 1971 24 NYA AL  138  397   41   97  15   0   9   57  10  12   37   62  .244  .315  .350  .665    96   139   5   4   2   6  11  
 1972 25 NYA AL  152  577   64  156  22   2  10   60   5   6   51   74  .270  .327  .367  .694   101   212   9   5   5   0  15  
 1973 26 NYA AL  141  464   57  140  21   6  17   65   1   4   38   50  .302  .355  .483  .837   114   224   0   0   7   0  16  
 1974 27 NYA AL  152  564   52  150  17   5  17   72   1   0   39   88  .266  .311  .404  .715    99   228   0   5   0   0  25  
 1975 28 NYA AL  162  642   72  201  27   2  10   91   1   1   58   51  .313  .374  .408  .783   115   262   2   5  16   8  15  MVP-15
 1976 29 NYA AL  159  643   66  190  26   0  13  100  13  12   36   32  .295  .343  .397  .739   110   255   1   5   5  13  21  MVP-14
 1977 30 NYA AL  155  646   89  206  24   8  18   98   1   0   30   49  .319  .352  .464  .817   109   300   0   7   0   7  17  
 1978 31 NYA AL  161  629   64  163  25   2   7   64   1   1   36   65  .259  .301  .339  .640    90   213   1   2   2   3  21  
 1979 32 NYA AL  122  418   36   97  15   2   4   52   0   2   30   48  .232  .282  .306  .588    78   128   2   3   2   0  15  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 11 Seasons     1514 5506  621 1547 223  30 112  726  41  45  412  596  .281  .334  .393  .727        2166  27  41  41  47 180
 Per 162 games        589   66  166  24   3  12   78   4   5   44   64                                 232   3   4   4   5  19
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With NYA     1514 5506  621 1547 223  30 112  726  41  45  412  596  .281  .334  .393  .727        2166  27  41  41  47 180
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals     1423 5344  696 1558 229  32 113  701  48  50  438  571  .292  .346  .410  .756        2190  21  58  59  42 160
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1969 22 NYA AL  41    1    .9  20   2   1  .100   1    5    3  .600    0    0  .000  C    4(-2)e7  -262   
 1970 23 NYA AL  40   70   4.9  10   6   0  .600   6   72   50  .694    8    5  .615  C    2(-4)e6   -29   
 1971 24 NYA AL  49   41   3.4  22   8   1  .364   1   46   40  .870   11    3  .786  C    2(-3)e0   -38   
 1972 25 NYA AL  36   67   4.0   0   0   0  .000  12   72   50  .694   16    8  .667  C    2(-3)e11  -12   
 1973 26 NYA AL  54   73   5.7   9   1   0  .111   6   57   43  .754   16    9  .640  C    1(-3)e6   -12   
 1974 27 NYA AL  46   65   4.0   3   2   1  .667  20   67   51  .761   42   29  .592  C    1(-2)e11   18   
 1975 28 NYA AL  38   97   5.7   0   0   0  .000  16   82   58  .707   59   34  .634  C    1(-3)e10  -12   
 1976 29 NYA AL  36   81   4.5   1   1   0 1.000  15   80   61  .762   43   25  .632  C    1(-2)e7   -30   
 1977 30 NYA AL  30  102   6.0   2   0   0  .000  10   86   60  .698   53   20  .726  C    2(-1)e5     3   
 1978 31 NYA AL  37   60   3.3   0   0   0  .000  11   88   77  .875  101   35  .743  C    2(-1)e6   -65   
 1979 32 NYA AL  23   33   2.6   3   0   0  .000   8   53   38  .717   18   18  .500  C    2(-2)e11 -126   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 11 Seasons          695   4.4  70  20   3  .286 106  708  531  .750  367  186  .664                 -28   5
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 29.5 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 75.5 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)

Smiley Hall of Fame Voting
Ballot #4 (Class of 1962/1979): 5 of 15 votes, 33.3% -- continues to next ballot
Ballot #5 (Class of 1961/1980): 6 of 16 votes, 37.5% -- continues to next ballot
Ballot #6 (Class of 1960/1981): 8 of 17 votes, 47.1% -- continues to next ballot
Ballot #7 (Class of 1959/1982): 7 of 18 votes, 38.9% -- continues to next ballot
Ballot #8 (Class of 1983): 6 of 16 votes, 37.5% -- continues to next ballot
Ballot #10 (Class of 1984): 7 of 15 votes, 46.7% -- continues to next ballot
Ballot #12 (Class of 1985): 6 of 17 votes, 35.3% -- continues to next ballot


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1969 22 NYA AL  C     16    45     1    1    1   .979     5    60.0   6.90
 1970 23 NYA AL  C    135   677    33    6    3   .992   123  1160.1   5.51
 1971 24 NYA AL  C    123   497    23    1    4   .998    94   900.0   5.20
                 RF     7    17     0    0    0  1.000     6    55.0   2.78
 1972 25 NYA AL  C    152   699    39   12    8   .984   151  1353.2   4.91
 1973 26 NYA AL  C    137   609    27    6    3   .991   113  1052.2   5.44
 1974 27 NYA AL  C    150   904    55   20    7   .980   145  1308.1   6.60
 1975 28 NYA AL  C    162   851    67   16    8   .983   162  1454.2   5.68
                 LF     2     0     0    0    0   .000     0     4.0   0.00
 1976 29 NYA AL  C    159   768    58   15    5   .982   154  1403.0   5.30  GG
 1977 30 NYA AL  C    153   835    55   10    3   .989   149  1344.2   5.96
 1978 31 NYA AL  C    160   842    74   11    5   .988   160  1444.0   5.71
                 RF     1     0     0    0    0   .000     1     8.0   0.00
 1979 32 NYA AL  C    118   663    45    8    4   .989   109   999.1   6.38
                 1B     1     2     0    0    0  1.000     0     3.0   6.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 C   1465  7390   477  106   51   .987  1365 12480.2   5.67
                 RF     8    17     0    0    0  1.000     7    63.0   2.43
                 LF     2     0     0    0    0   .000     0     4.0   0.00
                 1B     1     2     0    0    0  1.000     0     3.0   6.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1970 ALCS  NYA MNA   L    2   5  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0
 1972 ALCS  NYA KCA   W    5  20  4  5  0  0  0   1  2  1  .250  .318  .250  0
      WS    NYA SFN   W    5  17  2  3  1  0  0   4  4  1  .176  .333  .235  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1969  NYA   93-69   Dave Jackson, Chris Kohlwes
 1970  NYA   98-64   Chris Kohlwes
 1971  NYA   90-72   Chris Kohlwes
 1972  NYA   95-67   Chris Kohlwes
 1973  NYA   80-82   Chris Kohlwes
 1974  NYA   66-96   Chris Kohlwes
 1975  NYA   89-73   Chris Kohlwes
 1976  NYA   91-71   Robert Rescigno
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