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Denny McLainBatting Stat Details
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Denny McLain
PositionsP-295Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDennis Dale McLain
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 29,1944 [75.231]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolMount Carmel (Chicago,IL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1962 by the Chicago White Sox.
Signing Bonus$10,000
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1963 [19.176]Awards3Awards Voting5-407
TBC Player ID15160Retrosheet IDmclad101MLBAM ID118787
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Games -- On Base -- Outs -- Baserunning -- Pitch Summary -- Pitch Detail -- Ejections

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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Detroit Tigers in 1967,1969
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Games

TopPH,PR,DR = Entered Game as...PH2,PR2,DR2 = Left Game for...Ejections
YearGPGSGS%CGDNSDNFGF%PHPRDRGFPH2PR2DR2PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFDH123456789
196322100.0200100.000020003-----------------2
1964191578.9341236.8013790319-----------------19
1965333090.91331942.400314110633-----------------33
19663737100.01402337.800014150838-----------------37
1967363597.21012530.601011160937-----------------36
1968434093.02731369.803030130041-----------1----141
1969414097.62111953.700122130642-----------------41
19701414100.010137.10001110214-----------------14
1971333297.0712621.20017230233-----------------33
197215853.327940.0007650135-----------------15
Totals27325392.71002015941.8051511411603729500000000000100001271
GP: Games Played GS: Games in starting lineup GS%: % of Games in starting lineup CG: Games Completed DNS: Did not start game in lineup DNF: Did not finish GF%: Games Finished% PH: Entered game as Pinch Hitter PR: Entered game as Pinch Runner DR: Entered Game as Defensive Replacement GF: Games Finished PH2: Left game for a pinch hitter PR2: Left game for a pinch runner DR2: Left game for defensive replacement P: Games at Pitcher C: Games at catcher 1B: Games at first base 2B: Games at second base SS: Games at shortstop 3B: Games at third base LF: Games in left field CF: Games in center field RF: Games in right field DH: Games as designated hitter 1-9: Games per batting slot

On Base

YearTeamGPPAABTBAVGOBPSLGOPSHPH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-B2B3BHRHR1HR2HR3GSIPHRWO-HWO-HRROEBBIBBBB4ldBBBB_BLHBPSHSFCIRBIon HROtherHR-BI%On Out
1963DET2754.200.167.800.9671-------11-------------11-21150.001
1964DET1942375.135.158.135.2935-5-5-----------41-----4--2-20.00-
1965DET3385744.054.123.054.1784-4131-----------6--11-41-3-30.001
1966DET371039319.183.224.204.42917-15-15-2---------15--31-5--5-50.00-
1967DET36928510.118.138.118.25610-1019------------2--1--5-----0.00-
1968DET4312811121.162.170.189.35918-16115111--------31-----16--4-40.001
1969DET4112510617.160.188.160.34817-17413-----------14-----132-8-80.003
1970DET1434313.065.065.097.1612-1-1-1----------------3-----0.00-
1971WS23371589.103.161.155.3166-422-11--------14--11-9--7-70.001
1972ATL-OAK1522162.125.222.125.3472-2-2-----------12-----4-----0.00-
Totals:27370961694.133.166.153.31882074965252110000001125006306440311303.237
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats (Official) TB: Total Bases AVG: Batting Average OBP: On Base Percentage SLG: Slugging Percentage OPS: On Base Plus Slugging H: Hits PH: Pinch hits 1B: Singles 1B-IF: Infield Singles 1B-OF: Outfield Singles 1B-B: Bunt Singles 2B: Doubles 3B: Triples HR: Home Runs HR1: Solo Homers HR2: 2-run Homers HR3: 3-run Homers GS: Grand Slams IPHR: Inside the park homer WO-H: Walkoff hits WO-HR: Walkoff homers ROE: Reached on Error BB: Walks IBB: Intentional Walks BB4: Walked on 4 pitches ldBB: Leadoff walks BB_BL: Bases loaded walks HBP: Hit by Pitch SH: Sacrifice Hits SF: Sacrifice Flies CI: Catcher's INTerference RBI: Runs Batted In on HR: RBIs on Homers Other: RBIs not on Homers HR-BI%: % of RBIs due to homers On Out: RBIS on productive outs (includes sac hit/fly)

Outs

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YearOutsSOGOAOFlyLinePopG/AGDPOppGDP%FCFOProdSO-SwSO-Ca%SwTipSO3PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFIFOFIF%
196361411--4.00-20.00-12--0.0-----112-1-4180.0
196432151164111.831119.09--3--0.0--6-1322-2114382.4
19657532261717--1.53-170.00-26--0.0--8-8565155321174.4
19667839251410131.7932412.50265--0.0--4-61274-2433684.6
19678037321111--2.9132611.54-77--0.0--15-8365-4237686.0
196810537491917-22.581254.001318--0.0--121117149374541479.4
1969102414021192-1.902219.521215--0.0--10298942710421968.9
197032131365-12.17-40.00--4--0.0--3-2362--316384.2
1971602228109-12.80-140.00-211--0.0--9-652813430878.9
1972177731112.33-50.00-13--0.0--2-223---19190.0
Totals58724423510894592.18101496.7142474000.00069353494156731342717279.0
Outs: Total Outs SO:Strikeouts GO: Groundouts AO: AirOuts Fly: Flyouts Line: Lineouts Pop: Popouts G/A: Groundout to Airout Ratio GDP: Grounded into double play Opp: Opportunities to ground into double play GDP%: Ground into DP percentage FC: Fielder's Choices FO: Forceouts Prod: Productive Outs (Baserunners advanced on out) SO-Sw: Struck out swinging SO-Ca: Stuck out looking (called) %Sw: Pct of strikeouts that were swinging Tip: Struck out foul tip SO3: Struck out on 3 pitches P: Out on ball fielded by Pitcher C: Out on ball fielded by Catcher 1B: Out on ball fielded by First Baseman 2B: Out on ball fielded by Second Baseman SS: Out on ball fielded by Shortstop 3B: Out on ball fielded by Third Baseman LF: Out on ball fielded by Left Fielder CF: Out on ball fielded by Center Fielder RF: Out on ball fielded by Right Fielder IF: Out on ball fielded by an Infielder OF: Out on ball fielded by an Outfielder IF%: % of outs by infielders.

Baserunning Statistics

YearTeamsGPPAOBRR%SB2OOB
1963DET272150.0000
1964DET194211218.1800
1965DET338512216.6700
1966DET37103311032.2600
1967DET369219315.7901
1968DET4312825728.0001
1969DET4112525520.0000
1970DET14343266.6700
1971WS233711300.0000
1972ATL-OAK1522600.0000

Pitch Summary

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YearTeamGPPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalFouCaSwMsIntInPlP/PAFPSFPS%FP-SWFP-IPFP-SW%FP-IP%CtSwSwMs%Sw%Str%Bal%Foul%IP-SW%IP-PA%3-03-0sw3-0sw%
1963DET275-1---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1964DET194237115---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1965DET338574632---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1966DET3710393539---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1967DET369285237---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1968DET43128111137---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1969DET41125106441---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1970DET143431-13---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1971WS2337158422---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1972ATL-OAK15221627---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats BB: Walks SO: Strikeouts HBP: Hit by Pitch Pit: Pitches Faced Str: Strikes Bal: Balls Fou: Fouls Ca: Called Strikes SwMs: Swing and Miss Strikes Int: intent Balls InPl: Balls in Play P/PA: Pitches per Plate Appearance FPS: First Pitch Strikes FPS%: First Pitch Strike% FP-Sw: Swung on first pitch FP-IP%: First Pitch in Play % Ct: Contact (In Play + Fouls) Sw: Total Swings SwMs%: Swing/Miss% Sw%: Swing % Str%: Strike % (Strikes/Pitches) Bal%: Balls % (Balls/Pitches) Foul%: Foul % (Fouls/Pitches) IP-SW%: % of Balls put in play on swings IP-PA%: % of plate appearances with balls put in play 3-0: Counts of 3-0 3-0sw: Swings on count of 3-0 3-0sw%: % of Swings on count of 3-0

Player Ejections

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Game DateUmpireReason
1970-08-17Russ GoetzBalk call
1971-04-23Art FrantzBalls and strikes
2 ejection(s) listed