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Ron NischwitzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1965 MLB Years: 1961-1965
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PositionsP-88Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRonald Lee Nischwitz
Height6-3Weight205BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 1,1937 [80.356]PlaceDayton,Ohio
High SchoolFairview (Sherwood,OH)
CollegeOhio State University (Columbus,OH)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1958 by the Detroit Tigers.
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1961 [24.065]
OrganizationsDET [3] CLE [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16000Retrosheet IDniscr101MLBAM ID119807
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Ohio State University Athletics Hall of Fame
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts28Walks49Hittable34SO/BB35vsPower34Hitting33Durability38Team.547Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet32Rel23015.56615002011.0131272880001.8510.321.596.356.351.00.0005.57
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet29Rel24453.90480480023464.2733028526281011.5310.160.703.623.901.08.4444.01
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle42Rel25026.4814014008116.217131238100001.509.181.624.325.401.25.0005.06
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet27,32Rel27102.7820020007122.22110726122001.198.340.792.384.762.001.0003.40
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter584.218818700406113.012465541248583011.499.680.943.754.531.21.3851.62
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter563.83741730032597.21075242940483011.499.760.823.654.381.20.455-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.4814014008116.217131238100001.509.181.624.325.401.25.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10154.211682166007611220.023712410323921116021.499.680.943.754.531.21.4001.62

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet32p2362000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet29p244812150101000500000.417.417.5831.0007112.714.166.167.4370.0041.670.000.000.0020.00
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle42p25141000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet27,32p27203000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8818150101000900000.278.278.389.6677118.556.111.111.0000.0050.000.000.000.0020.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7417150101000900000.294.294.412.7067117.625.118.118.0000.0052.940.000.000.0020.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter141000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162332902020001700000.278.278.389.66713233.556.111.111.0000.0050.000.000.000.0020.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P6-11111-32.6670.330.18-----6100.03.7
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P48-64213121615.9380.310.23-----48100.029.8
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P14-16231165.8330.360.31-----14100.08.6
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P20-2223--551.0000.250.23-----20100.012.3
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P88-113720333027.9000.310.24-----880.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet236----------
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet2448----------
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2514----------
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet2720----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Wright State UniversityNCAANCAACollege-62Manager20812.400--0 
2001Wright State UniversityNCAANCAACollege-63Manager20128.600--0 
2002Wright State University RaidersHorizNCAACollege-64Manager23914.3914.06 -
2003Wright State University RaidersHorizNCAACollege-65Manager231013.4356.05 -
2004Wright State University RaidersHorizNCAACollege-66Manager211011.4763.54 -
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1962-11-27TradeTraded by Tigers with Gordon Seyfried to Indians for Bubba Phillips. 
1958-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.