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Steve GromekTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1941-1957 MLB Years: 1941-1957
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-447Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen Joseph Gromek
Height6-2Weight180BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 15,1920PlaceHamtramck,Michigan
Death DateMarch 12,2002 [82.057]
High SchoolSt. Ladislaus (Hamtramck,MI)
MLB DebutAugust 18,1941 [21.216]
OrganizationsCLE [13] DET [5] Awards0Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID12201Retrosheet IDgroms101MLBAM ID115181
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Detroit Tigers in 1954
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts55Walks69Hittable60SO/BB71vsPower60Hitting51Durability65Team.524Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36S/R21114.24927105223.0251211011190001.549.64--4.247.331.73.5002.45
1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36Rel22203.6514014006044.0462418223141001.569.340.414.672.840.611.0003.93
1943Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25Rel23009.0030300304.06440040001.5013.50----9.000.00-0.41
1944Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25S/R241092.5635211412281203.216074585701152001.137.070.223.095.081.64.5262.76
1945Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25ST251992.553330321321251.022980716661010101.188.210.222.373.621.53.6792.83
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25S/R265154.33292185264153.215979742047750001.349.311.172.754.391.60.2504.02
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25S/R27353.74297220015484.0774335836391001.348.220.853.844.161.08.3754.08
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27S/R28932.843892941102130.010952411051503001.237.550.693.533.460.98.7504.06
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27S/R29463.33271215305092.0864134840222001.378.410.783.912.150.55.4004.47
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27S/R301073.6531131841110113.09450461036432101.157.460.792.863.411.19.5883.93
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27S/R31742.77278194081107.0984133629401001.188.220.502.433.351.38.6363.27
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27S/R32773.672913163151122.210955501428653001.128.001.032.054.772.32.5003.50
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27Rel33113.27514002011.011440380001.279.00--2.456.552.67.5001.95
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet18ST33684.51191726111125.213870631736590001.389.881.222.584.231.64.4294.27
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet18ST3418162.743632417441252.2236857726571021001.168.410.932.033.631.79.5293.61
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet18ST3513103.98282538210181.018389802637731101.229.101.291.843.631.97.5654.04
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet18S/R36864.2840132740124141.014274672547640001.349.061.603.004.091.36.5714.77
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet18Rel37016.0815114006123.2321616313111011.9012.171.144.944.180.85.0004.95
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1231083.414472252229217110232060.2194089378218663090418311.248.460.812.753.941.43.5321.21
Cleveland Indians Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter78673.22309137172571086161338.212095594798944059515201.238.120.602.953.991.35.538-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter45413.771388850357247722.0731334303971903093111.279.091.212.363.841.63.523-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.41482424102122220.020795832067962001.248.460.812.753.941.43.5201.21

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36p2196110000000100002.167.167.167.334106.200.000.000.1560.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36p221415251102002100000.333.412.533.9458217.357.200.333.43611.765.880.500.000.0040.00
1943Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25p23322200010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.000.9520.000.000.000.000.000.00
1944Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25p244473111911071061305001.260.316.301.61722284.317.041.137.2977.1415.482.170.000.0010.53
1945Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25p2537918212001000101703002.231.307.253.560232104.284.022.132.2799.6216.351.700.000.009.52
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25p26375641100001021400002.196.224.196.42011058.262.000.054.2043.4524.147.000.000.000.00
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25p273022171001000500001.318.318.364.6828122.412.046.045.3160.0022.730.000.000.0014.29
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27p283841361001003701000.146.205.171.3767145.176.025.098.1876.6715.562.330.000.0016.67
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27p292724241001002502000.167.231.208.4395128.211.041.125.2177.1417.862.500.000.0025.00
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27p303138160001001902000.158.179.158.3376041.207.000.026.1622.4421.959.000.000.000.00
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27p312727281002005801001.296.406.333.7399133.421.037.222.35915.1524.241.600.000.0012.50
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27p3230302300030051003003.100.229.100.3293038.150.000.167.18313.1626.322.000.000.000.00
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27p3352000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet18p3319410300020001005000.073.073.073.1463046.097.000.000.0670.0021.740.000.000.000.00
1953Totals for AL-AL         24430300020001106000.070.070.070.1403049.094.000.000.0640.0022.450.000.000.000.00
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet18p343679615000300821110000.190.273.190.46315098.259.000.101.2328.1621.432.630.000.000.00
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet18p352854109100500161204000.167.357.185.54210174.214.018.315.28621.6216.220.750.000.0011.11
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet18p36402734000100111003001.148.395.148.5434041.235.000.407.30226.8324.390.910.000.000.00
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet18p37152000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter470630581249204020711461400013.197.279.217.49613711742.256.020.137.0009.5719.682.060.000.008.87
Cleveland Indians Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter3324273993820292036910180012.218.279.246.52510510481.277.028.117.0007.4818.922.530.000.0010.75
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter138203193110011003555122001.153.280.158.438321261.209.005.177.00013.4121.071.570.000.003.23
Average MLB - Per 162 games162217204331014102450014004.197.279.217.496474256.256.020.137.0009.5719.682.060.000.008.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21P9-23-------------9100.05.8
1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22P14-442621108.8000.570.18-----14100.09.1
1943Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P3-4-------------3100.02.0
1944Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P35-2031022233432.9410.910.16-----4479.522.7
1945Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P33-2511531214846.9581.390.18-----3789.222.8
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P29-1531021123231.9691.070.20-----3778.418.8
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P29-842131-1615.9380.520.18-----3096.718.8
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P38-130817232725.9260.660.19-----38100.024.5
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29P27-928181-2726.9630.960.28-----27100.017.5
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30P31-1131114-325251.0000.810.22-----31100.020.1
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P27-1071318-331311.0001.150.29-----27100.017.5
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32P29-12279--16161.0000.550.13-----3096.718.8
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet33P19-125913-122221.0001.160.18-----19100.012.3
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33P5-111---111.0000.200.09-----5100.03.2
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet34P36-2521626114342.9771.170.17-----36100.023.4
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet35P28-1811222123534.9711.210.19-----28100.018.2
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet36P40-141116--17171.0000.430.12-----40100.026.0
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet37P15-2312--331.0000.200.13-----15100.09.7
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P447-20591262481320387374.9660.840.18-----4470.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle219----------
1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2214----------
1943Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle233----------
1944Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2435----------
1945Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2533----------
1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2629----------
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2729----------
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2838----------
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2927----------
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3031----------
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3127----------
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3229----------
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet3319----------
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle335----------
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet3436----------
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet3528----------
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet3640----------
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet3715----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1948Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB28101.001109.0711200.897.000.001.002.002.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs101.0010110009.0701012000.897.000.001.002.002.000.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB2813000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs13000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1957-08-16Released by Tigers. 
1953-06-15TradeTraded by Indians with Dick Weik, Al Aber and Ray Boone to Tigers for Joe Ginsberg, Bill Wight, Owen Friend and Art Houtteman. 
1939-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.