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Walt DropoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1949-1961 MLB Years: 1949-1961
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Positions1B-1174, 3B-3Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWalter Dropo
Height6-5Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 30,1923PlaceMoosup,Connecticut
Death DateDecember 17,2010 [87.321]
High SchoolPlainfield (Central Village,CT)
CollegeUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs,CT)
MLB DebutApril 19,1949 [26.079]
OrganizationsBOS [4] CHA [4] BAL [3] DET [3] CIN [2] Awards1Awards Voting3-95
TBC Player ID10923Retrosheet IDdropw101MLBAM ID113575
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power70Contact52XBH61RBIs64Runs38Hitting65Durability64Team.521Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31b261141362001003700002.146.205.195.4008244.176.049.122.1966.8215.912.330.000.0033.33
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31b2713655910118028834144004575500016.322.378.583.96132670609.324.261.342.4257.3912.321.675.5816.4438.89
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31b289936037861401157003852000016.239.312.369.68113325398.253.130.236.3179.5513.071.372.7632.7329.07
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31b293713213357162700112220009.265.331.470.8016214145.279.205.288.3677.5915.172.004.1422.0040.00
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet111b29115459561281732370222663210017.279.320.479.79922043488.282.200.257.3655.3312.912.424.7119.9633.59
1952Totals for AL-AL         152591691632442997223785410026.276.323.477.80028257633.281.201.264.3655.8513.432.304.5820.3834.97
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet31b30152606611503031396202969640022.248.289.371.66022546645.261.123.175.3004.5010.702.382.0246.6230.67
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet31b311073202790142444012441064013.281.328.375.70312020354.308.094.166.3236.7811.581.711.1380.0022.22
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha81b32141453551271521979014271232815.280.343.448.79120336502.296.168.258.3498.3714.141.693.7823.8428.35
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha81b331253614296131852103751356215.266.334.374.70813522412.286.108.213.3198.9812.381.381.9445.1322.92
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha81b34932232457201349011640014210.256.300.439.7399815244.253.183.251.3236.5616.392.505.3317.1526.32
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha81b35285231010280051110103.192.271.327.59817359.200.135.231.2728.4718.642.203.3926.0030.00
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b356316218477273100123110407.290.335.488.8237916179.313.198.272.3586.7017.322.583.9123.1434.04
1958Totals for MLB-MLB         91214215782939001742205010.266.319.449.7689619238.286.183.262.3377.1417.652.473.7823.7833.33
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b362639441012004710003.103.205.205.4108244.097.102.205.1999.0915.911.752.2739.0050.00
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal371b366215117429062100122002106.278.329.457.7866915166.286.179.258.3477.2312.051.673.6125.1735.71
1959Totals for MLB-MLB         88190214610072300162712109.242.303.405.7087717210.248.163.247.3167.6212.861.693.3327.1436.96
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal171b377917916488042101201910109.268.343.380.7236812201.280.112.218.3309.959.450.951.9944.7525.00
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal171b381427170012004300003.259.355.370.72510131.261.111.259.33312.909.680.753.2327.0014.29
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter128841244781113168221527045632858224222312166.270.326.432.75817813424521.282.162.241.0007.2612.871.773.3627.1330.73
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter37413851443686184021043791738114052.266.308.408.7165651091487.279.142.200.0005.3111.632.192.6934.6329.62
Boston Red Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2831092154307519512290097156700043.281.344.484.8285291111196.289.203.292.0008.1113.041.614.2621.4136.16
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3871089124290313421881210017369131243.266.328.416.744453761217.280.150.241.0008.2214.221.733.4525.9326.21
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15535734971701144013642122018.272.338.412.75014728398.281.140.238.0009.0510.551.172.7632.4528.87
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter89201225182833001638204010.254.309.433.7428718223.270.179.259.0007.1717.042.383.5925.1335.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games162519601402131989114173333221.270.326.432.75822443569.282.162.241.0007.2612.871.773.3627.1330.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos261B11--1034-131071071.0009.73------11100.07.1
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos271B134--1142771514712341219.9889.10------13698.587.0
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos281B93--878631291953941.98710.12------9993.960.4
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet291B115--1005781210410951083.9899.42------115100.074.7
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos291B35--31921231342340.9949.71------3794.622.7
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet301B150--12601271412114011387.9909.25------15298.797.4
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B95--68154360738735.9967.74------10788.861.7
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha321B140--110162610411691163.9958.31------14199.390.9
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha331B117--85550695911905.9937.74------12593.676.0
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha341B69--48339749529522.9877.57------9374.244.8
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin351B43--30027-313273271.0007.60------6368.327.9
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha351B16--988-81061061.0006.63------2857.110.4
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal361B54--38618442408404.9907.48------6287.135.1
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin361B23--10311-111141141.0004.96------2688.514.9
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal363B2---2-1221.0001.00------623.21.3
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal371B67--39727350427424.9936.33------7984.843.5
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal373B1---------------791.30.6
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal381B12--626-1168681.0005.67------1485.77.4
MLB Totals for 1B - 13 season(s)-   1B1174--91736728496899299845.9928.39------11740.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B3---2-1221.0000.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26--11--------
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27--134--------
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28--93--------
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet29--115--------
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29--35--------
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet30--150--------
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet31--95--------
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32--140--------
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33--117--------
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34--69--------
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35--43--------
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35--16--------
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36--54--2-----
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36--23--------
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37--67--1-----
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38--12--------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1950American League Rookie of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1961-05-24Released by Orioles. 
1959-06-23TradeTraded by Reds to Orioles for Whitey Lockman. 
1958-06-24Claimed on waivers by Reds from White Sox. 
1954-12-06TradeTraded by Tigers with Ted Gray and Bob Nieman to White Sox for Jack Phillips, Ferris Fain and Leo Cristante. 
1952-06-03TradeTraded by Red Sox with Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield and Bill Wight to Tigers for Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon, George Kell and Dizzy Trout. 
1947-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
* 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.