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Roger CraigTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1966 MLB Years: 1955-1966
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-368Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoger Lee Craig
Height6-4Weight191BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 17,1930 [88.069]PlaceDurham,North Carolina
CollegeNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh,NC)
MLB DebutJuly 17,1955 [25.150]
OrganizationsLAN [4] BRO [3] NYN [2] PHI [1] SLN [1] CIN [1] Awards0Awards Voting5-183
TBC Player ID10284Retrosheet IDcrair101MLBAM ID112783
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Player Notes:   Selected by the New York Mets from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1961 NL expansion draft (#6 Pick) ... Opening Day Starter for New York Mets in 1962-1963
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts41Walks60Hittable48SO/BB54vsPower48Hitting20Durability71Team.511Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro40S/R25532.78211011304290.2813728843483001.378.040.794.274.761.12.6253.88
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro40ST2612113.71353238221199.0169908225871097101.297.641.133.934.931.25.5224.22
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro40S/R27694.613213191080111.010258571847692021.348.251.463.805.581.47.4004.64
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan40S/R28214.50927101032.0302016312163101.318.440.843.384.501.33.6673.82
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38S/R291152.062917127430152.212249351345762011.097.190.772.654.481.69.6883.56
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38S/R30833.27211566130115.2994842843690131.237.700.623.355.371.60.7273.43
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35S/R31566.154014262072112.213087772252637141.6210.381.764.155.031.21.4555.49
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn38ST3210244.514233913083233.026113311735701187271.4210.071.352.704.551.69.2944.55
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln41S/R34793.2539192030125166.018076601635842041.309.760.871.904.552.40.4383.55
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37Rel35143.64400400017364.0743326625305031.5410.350.843.504.201.20.2004.10
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35Rel36215.5614014005122.231151445130001.5912.311.591.995.162.60.6674.36
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter74983.8336818618258779191533.115287636531865228034212301.338.951.093.064.701.54.4301.61
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter26153.70994851165142411.03812041704615222412381.298.301.003.314.881.47.634-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15464.14886424270175469.051025021663128226118131.369.781.212.454.331.77.246-
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter23233.75885533122143400.13521851675117722612121.327.901.143.975.071.28.500-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter143.64400400017364.0743326625305031.5410.350.843.504.201.20.200-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter793.2539192030125166.018076601635842041.309.760.871.904.552.40.438-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter215.5614014005122.231151445130001.5912.311.591.995.162.60.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11143.8353272681113220.02191099427751156241.338.951.093.064.701.54.4401.61

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro40p2521262200000011001000.077.111.077.1882028.125.000.038.0943.5735.7110.000.000.000.00
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro40p2635611100010063305100.016.103.016.1191073.034.000.098.0768.2245.215.500.000.000.00
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro40p2732290400000011402000.138.167.138.3054032.267.000.034.1443.1343.7514.000.000.000.00
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan40p2899000000001300000.000.100.000.1000010.000.000.111.07010.0030.003.000.000.000.00
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38p2929521300030012804000.058.075.058.1333057.125.000.019.0641.7549.1228.000.000.000.00
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38p3021362200020041603001.056.150.056.2062043.100.000.111.1169.3037.214.000.000.000.00
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35p3140273410000031203000.148.233.185.4185133.267.037.148.2049.0936.364.000.000.0025.00
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p3242761400020043314001.053.111.053.1644085.093.000.053.0894.7138.828.250.000.000.00
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln41p34394841010030052401002.208.283.229.51211154.417.021.125.2419.2644.444.800.000.0010.00
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37p354011120001000302000.182.182.182.3642013.250.000.000.1630.0023.080.000.000.000.00
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35p36144000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter3684481538200120231219128106.085.146.089.235402509.165.004.069.0006.0943.037.060.000.005.26
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8814511000020297217003.069.129.069.198100162.137.000.048.0005.5644.448.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter9912469100500959010001.073.135.081.216101143.138.008.081.0006.2941.266.560.000.0011.11
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter881163700010085708100.060.120.060.18070133.117.000.069.0006.0242.867.130.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter394841010030052401002.208.283.229.51211154.417.021.125.0009.2644.444.800.000.0010.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4011120001000302000.182.182.182.3642013.250.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter144000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621977171005011496012003.085.146.089.235181224.165.004.069.0006.0943.037.060.000.005.26

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25P21-90611111817.9440.810.19-----21100.013.7
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26P35-1991022-132321.0000.910.16-----35100.022.7
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27P32-1111119-430301.0000.940.27-----32100.020.8
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28P9-32-31-43.7500.330.09-----9100.05.8
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29P29-1521918123837.9741.280.24-----29100.018.6
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30P21-1151016-226261.0001.240.23-----21100.013.6
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31P40-112515112120.9520.500.18-----40100.026.0
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn32P42-2332354448177.9511.830.33-----42100.026.3
1963New York MetsNLMLBnyn33P46-2361860848678.9071.700.33-----46100.028.4
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34P39-1661337125150.9801.280.30-----39100.024.1
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35P40-642131-1615.9380.380.23-----40100.024.7
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36P14-2236--991.0000.640.41-----14100.08.6
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P368-15321202741821412394.9561.070.26-----3680.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2521----------
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2635----------
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2732----------
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan289----------
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2929----------
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3021----------
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3140----------
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn3242----------
1963New York MetsNLMLBnyn3346----------
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3439----------
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3540----------
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3614----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1955Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB25103.001006.0425401.506.000.007.506.000.800.001.000
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB260112.002006.01083402.1715.000.004.506.001.330.00.000
1959Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB29018.682009.11595802.2014.460.004.827.711.600.00.000
1964St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB34100.002005.0203901.003.600.005.4016.203.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs226.49707000026.33101901625001.7810.590.005.478.541.560.00.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2510000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2622010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1959Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2923000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1964St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3421000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs76010000001200000.167.286.167.453107.250.000.16714.2928.572.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1969San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn39Pitching Coach16252110.32141.06Preston Gomez
1970San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn40Pitching Coach1626399.38939.06Preston Gomez
1971San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn41Pitching Coach16161100.37928.56Preston Gomez
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn42Pitching Coach1535895.37936.56Don Zimmer,Preston Gomez
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou44Pitching Coach1628181.50021.04Preston Gomez
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou45Pitching Coach1616497.39843.56Bill Virdon,Preston Gomez
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn46Pitching Coach1627389.45129.05John McNamara
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn47Pitching Coach1626993.42629.05Bob Skinner,John McNamara,Alvin Dark
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn48Manager1628478.51911.04 
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn48Pitching Coach1628478.51911.04Roger Craig
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn49Manager1616893.42222.05 
1980Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet50Pitching Coach1628478.51919.04Sparky Anderson
1981Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet51Pitching Coach1096049.5502.04Sparky Anderson
1982Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet52Pitching Coach1628379.51212.04Sparky Anderson
1983Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet53Pitching Coach1629270.5686.02Sparky Anderson
1984Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet54Pitching Coach16210458.642--1Sparky AndersonWon World Series (Padres)
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn55Manager16262100.38333.06 
1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAMinordet55Pitching Coach1417170.5042.52Gordon MacKenzie,Leon Roberts,Lee Walls
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn56Manager1628379.51213.03 
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn57Manager1629072.556--1 Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn58Manager1628379.51211.54 
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn59Manager1629270.568--1 Lost World Series (Athletics)
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn60Manager1628577.5256.03 
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn61Manager1627587.46319.04 
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn62Manager1627290.44426.05 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-07-23Released by Phillies. 
1966-04-11Released by Reds. 
1966-04-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1964-12-14TradeTraded by Cardinals with Charlie James to Reds for Bob Purkey. 
1963-11-04TradeTraded by Mets to Cardinals for Bill Wakefield and George Altman. 
1961-10-10Selected by Mets from Dodgers in expansion draft. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.