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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Morrow Groat
Stat Years
1952-1967  [mlb] 1952-1967
Height/Weight
/ 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (1877) ... 3B (27) ... 1B (1) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
High School
Swissvale (Swissvale,PA)
Colleges
Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
Draft
MLB Debut
1952-06-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.227)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [9] SLN [3] PHI [2] SFN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12196 ... retro id: groad101 ... mlbam id: 115176
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2421ss---19538438109611292419271110018.284.319.313.6324151208.073.029.0004.586.511.42384.00.247.3
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2424ss---21515214513928245102382611111120.267.317.351.66857218334.154.084.2746.644.550.68130.20.7024.5
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2425ss---3142520401421930370335250173314.273.317.321.63857516722.110.048.2856.094.350.710.00.0015.5
    1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2426ssL-S-E-P4125501581583057540127283146116.315.350.437.78755121942.174.122.3204.905.081.0471.61.2726.6
    1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2427ssL-S-E-P515158467175369366222332465721.300.328.408.73662223848.147.108.3103.705.141.39194.70.4827.4
    1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2428ssL-S-E-P614759374163227551023235294221.275.312.361.67364021434.137.086.2845.005.471.09118.60.7820.9
    1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2429ssL-S-E-P713857385186264250023935412107.325.371.394.76562922632.134.069.3436.205.560.90286.50.3217.2
    1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2430ssL-S-E-P814859671164256655044044174022.275.320.367.68764821937.153.092.2876.176.791.1099.30.9322.6
    1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2431ssL-S-E-P916167876199343261213161356114.294.325.361.68672324539.115.067.3174.298.441.97339.00.2819.6
    1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2432ssL-S-E-P10158631852014311673315658674218.319.377.450.82770428460.223.131.3427.958.241.04105.20.8529.9
    1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2433ssL-S-E-P1116163670186356170234442097315.292.335.371.70669623642.146.079.3086.326.030.95636.00.1422.6
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2434ssL-S-E-P1215358755149265052115650147211.254.316.315.63165518531.157.061.2748.557.630.890.00.0020.8
    1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2435ssL-S-E-P1315558458152214253214038574620.260.311.320.63164018727.130.060.2746.255.940.95292.00.3117.8
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2436ssL-S-E-P141026330001004401000.115.233.115.3483130.154.000.13612.9012.901.000.00.000.0
    1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2036ssL-S-E-P1434704121104006702013.171.237.214.45178152.129.043.1907.698.971.170.00.0016.7
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)19297484829213835267397071427490512311225239220.286.330.366.69681792741458.144.080.3015.996.261.04191.90.4821.4
    National League Totals (15 yrs)19297484829213835267397071427490512311225239220.286.330.366.69681792741458.144.080.3015.996.261.04191.90.4821.4
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (9 yrs)125849505541435226403045462128431319923025153.290.329.370.69953751831296.134.080.3035.285.821.10165.00.5620.6
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)47218542105361042271956515615072018744.289.343.380.7232055705133.176.091.3087.597.300.96264.90.3424.8
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (2 yrs)16561061155214254214442584620.254.308.311.61967119027.131.057.2686.566.260.95305.00.3017.4
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)34704121104006702013.171.237.214.45178152.129.043.1907.698.971.170.00.0016.7
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB21SS9400.02292722561526501.9525.300.0061.098.91
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24SS14901,287.233045032107812780.9615.200.6196.898.71
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB253B2014.01401551.0002.500.361.31.47
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25SS14101,205.02874203474741707.9545.000.5991.699.31
    1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB263B2019.0051065.8332.500.261.31.64
    1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26SS12301,080.02263802074626606.9684.900.5679.998.41
    1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27SS14901,322.030746120127788768.9755.200.5896.898.71
    1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28SS14501,302.03014732997803774.9645.300.5994.298.61
    1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29SS13601,207.12374432492704680.9665.000.5688.398.61
    1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB303B109.02100331.0003.000.330.60.75
    1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30SS14401,255.223547332117740708.9574.900.5693.597.31
    1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB31SS16101,430.131452138126873835.9565.200.58100.0100.01
    1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32SS15801,366.12574482691731705.9644.500.5297.5100.01
    1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB33SS16001,373.02494994091788748.9494.700.5498.899.41
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB343B2026.00501551.0002.500.191.21.34
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34SS14801,281.02424502786719692.9624.700.5491.996.71
    1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB351B100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.63
    1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB353B200146.01837125655.9822.800.3812.312.93
    1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB35SS13901,184.02604541979733714.9745.100.6085.889.71
    1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLB362B101.00100111.0001.001.000.62.96
    1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLB36SS240142.218446106862.9122.600.4414.870.63
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB36SS6051.01323253836.9476.000.713.760.04
    MLB Totals - (1B)100000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (2B)101010011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)27021421522413.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)1877015,48635055811374123715.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1952MLB-----94-----
    1955MLB-----149-----
    1956MLB----2141-----
    1957MLB----2123-----
    1958MLB-----149-----
    1959MLB-----145-----
    1960MLB-----136-----
    1961MLB----1144-----
    1962MLB-----161-----
    1963MLB-----158-----
    1964MLB-----160-----
    1965MLB----2148-----
    1966MLB--1-20139-----
    1967MLB---1-30-----
    Totals--11271877-----