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Mike HershbergerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1971 MLB Years: 1961-1971
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PositionsOF-1037Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNorman Michael Hershberger
Height5-10Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 9,1939PlaceMassillon,Ohio
Death DateJuly 1,2012 [72.266]
High SchoolMassillon Washington (Massillon,OH)
CollegeUniversity of Cincinnati (Cincinnati,OH)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1959 by the Chicago White Sox.
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1961 [21.332]
OrganizationsCHA [5] KC1 [3] OAK [2] MIL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID12754Retrosheet IDhersm101MLBAM ID115858
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed83Power39Contact92XBH40RBIs52Runs47Hitting67Durability65Team.490Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40of2115559173005112201001.309.333.364.69720358.321.055.091.3143.453.451.000.000.0017.65
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40of22148427541121424461063736352020.262.324.333.65714220474.278.071.166.3017.817.590.970.84106.7517.86
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40of231354766413326234593393945218.279.338.361.69917231526.298.082.176.3157.417.411.000.57158.6723.31
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40of2414145255104153231864847442110.230.308.290.59813120510.252.060.170.2769.419.220.980.39226.0019.23
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc13of2515049443114155548733742523519.231.289.312.60115425541.242.081.164.2706.847.761.140.9298.8021.93
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc13of26146538551362772571354737347314.253.313.340.65318336599.265.087.190.2917.856.180.790.33269.0026.47
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc13of27142480551222511491033840757213.254.314.317.63115227537.271.063.156.2887.087.451.050.19480.0022.13
1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3of289924623679253283212212444.272.327.386.7139516274.278.114.220.3207.668.031.051.8249.2023.88
1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3of295112911262011012101503002.202.259.240.499313142.221.038.109.2377.0410.561.500.70129.0011.54
1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil6of30499872350161210800004.235.306.316.622316108.247.081.173.2889.267.410.800.9398.0026.09
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha15of317417722469021562302342135.260.377.345.7226111214.288.085.277.33514.0210.750.770.9388.5023.91
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter115035723989001502226344743631931131332819100.252.316.328.64411721983983.268.076.176.0008.017.810.970.65137.3822.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter513158720441267711142341815614715177544.260.330.331.661526851782.279.071.180.0008.758.250.940.62144.2720.63
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter43815121533726713815430111221191511171046.246.306.323.629489881677.260.077.171.0007.277.100.980.48189.0023.66
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter150375349311264295313715446.248.304.336.64012619416.259.088.181.0007.458.891.191.4462.5020.43
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter499872350161210800004.235.306.316.622316108.247.081.173.0009.267.410.800.9398.0026.09
Average MLB - Per 162 games162503561272134481054544454314.252.316.328.64416528561.268.076.176.0008.017.810.970.65137.3822.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21OF13--292--31311.0002.38------1586.78.0
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22OF135--23674-247243.9841.80------14891.283.3
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23OF119--2301363249243.9762.04------13588.173.5
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24OF134--2311042245241.9841.80------14195.082.7
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc125OF144--2381437255252.9881.75------15096.088.9
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc126OF143--2851473306299.9772.09------14697.989.4
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc127OF130--2061742227223.9821.72------14291.580.7
1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF90--12853-136133.9781.48------9990.955.6
1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29OF35--50-1-5150.9801.43------5168.621.6
1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30OF35--3412-3735.9461.00------4971.421.6
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31OF59--9614-10197.9601.64------7479.736.4
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1037--176384381718851847.9801.78------10370.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21---------13-
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22---------135-
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23---------119-
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24---------134-
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc125---------144-
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc126---------143-
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc127---------130-
1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28---------90-
1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29---------35-
1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30---------35-
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31---------59-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1972-01-18Released by White Sox. 
1971-04-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1970-11-10Released by Brewers. 
1970-01-15TradeTraded by Athletics with Ken Sanders, ?? and Phil Roof to Brewers for Ron Clark and Don Mincher. 
1965-01-20TradeTraded by White Sox with Fred Talbot, Cam Carreon and Jim Landis to Athletics for Johnny Romano, Tommie Agee and Tommy John. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White 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.