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Mel OttTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1926-1947 MLB Years: 1926-1947
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World Series Champion
PositionsOF-2313, 3B-256, 2B-6Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelvin Thomas Ott
Height5-9Weight170BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 2,1909PlaceGretna,Louisiana
Death DateNovember 21,1958 [49.264]
High SchoolGretna (Gretna,LA)
MLB DebutApril 27,1926 [17.056]
OrganizationsNY1 [22] Awards0Awards Voting13-528
TBC Player ID16246Retrosheet IDott-m101MLBAM ID120117
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on May 16,1929 ... The New York Giants retired his #4 on July 17,1948
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed61Power88Contact48XBH84RBIs42Runs64Hitting80Durability81Team.531Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1926New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of1735607232004101900000.383.393.417.81025261.451.034.067.3801.6414.759.000.000.008.70
1927New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of18821632346731192013904000.282.335.380.7156211180.294.098.190.3347.225.000.690.56163.0023.91
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of19124435691402641877305236210000.322.397.524.92122848499.320.202.329.41810.427.210.693.6124.1734.29
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of20150545138179372421516011338610000.328.449.6351.08434681674.295.307.525.47516.775.640.346.2312.9845.25
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of21148521122182345251199010335220000.349.458.5781.03630164646.341.229.443.45715.945.420.343.8720.8435.16
1931New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of2213849710414523829115100804421000.292.392.545.93727160580.274.253.435.42113.797.590.555.0017.1441.38
1932New York GiantsNLMLBny15of2315456611918030838123601003943000.318.424.6011.02534076673.290.283.470.45114.865.790.395.6514.8942.22
1933New York GiantsNLMLBny14of241525809816436123103107548240010.283.367.467.83427160661.277.184.316.38411.357.260.643.4825.2236.59
1934New York GiantsNLMLBny14of25153582119190291035135008543310010.326.415.5911.00634474671.308.265.411.44812.676.410.515.2216.6338.95
1935New York GiantsNLMLBny14of261525931131913363111470825835004.322.407.555.96232970683.317.233.383.43112.018.490.714.5419.1336.65
1936New York GiantsNLMLBny14of27150534120175286331356011141510008.328.448.5881.03631467660.309.260.479.46416.826.210.375.0016.1838.29
1937New York GiantsNLMLBny14of-3b28151545991602823195701026934004.294.408.523.93128561654.290.229.429.42115.6010.550.684.7417.5838.13
1938New York GiantsNLMLBny143b2915052711616423636116201184752008.311.442.5831.02530765652.288.272.499.45918.107.210.405.5214.6439.63
1939New York GiantsNLMLBny14of301253968512223227802010050111005.308.449.5811.03023052508.298.273.530.46219.699.840.505.3114.6742.62
1940New York GiantsNLMLBny14of31151536891552731979601005065009.289.407.457.86424549647.291.168.366.39815.467.730.502.9428.2131.61
1941New York GiantsNLMLBny14of32148525891502902790501006836002.286.403.495.89826056634.286.209.410.41515.7710.730.684.2619.4437.33
1942New York GiantsNLMLBny14of331525491181622103093601096133008.295.415.497.91227351664.288.202.412.43016.429.190.564.5218.3031.48
1943New York GiantsNLMLBny14of341253806589122184770954834004.234.391.418.80915932482.226.184.453.39319.719.960.513.7321.1135.96
1944New York GiantsNLMLBny14of3512039991115164268220904732003.288.423.544.96721746494.273.256.486.44718.229.510.525.2615.3540.00
1945New York GiantsNLMLBny14of3613545173139230217910714182006.308.411.499.91022544532.303.191.350.43013.357.710.583.9521.4831.65
1946New York GiantsNLMLBny14of3731682510140081502001.074.171.132.3039278.077.058.176.16110.2619.231.881.2868.0040.00
1947New York GiantsNLMLBny143844000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 22 Season(s)Filter27309456185928764887251118608901708896641090082.304.414.533.9475041107111337.294.229.419.00015.077.900.524.5118.5037.24
Average MLB - Per 162 games16256111017129430110501015346005.304.414.533.94729964673.294.229.419.00015.077.900.524.5118.5037.24

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1926New York GiantsNLMLBny117OF10--1832-2321.9132.10------3528.66.6
1927New York GiantsNLMLBny118OF32--522115554.9821.69------8239.020.8
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny119OF115--2141474235228.9701.98------12492.774.7
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny1192B5--1413142827.9645.40------1244.03.2
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny1193B1---2--221.0002.00------1240.80.6
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny120OF149--335261012371361.9732.42------15099.398.7
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny1202B1--411-65.8335.00------1500.70.7
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny121OF146--32023116354343.9692.35------14898.694.8
1931New York GiantsNLMLBny122OF137--3322074359352.9812.57------13899.390.1
1932New York GiantsNLMLBny123OF154--3471165364358.9842.32------154100.0100.0
1933New York GiantsNLMLBny124OF152--2831253300295.9831.94------152100.0100.0
1934New York GiantsNLMLBny125OF153--2861281306298.9741.95------153100.0100.0
1935New York GiantsNLMLBny126OF137--2851737305302.9902.20------15290.189.5
1935New York GiantsNLMLBny1263B15--1925334744.9362.93------1529.99.8
1936New York GiantsNLMLBny127OF148--2502043274270.9851.82------15098.796.1
1937New York GiantsNLMLBny128OF91--15613-11691691.0001.86------15160.359.9
1937New York GiantsNLMLBny1283B60--42113105165155.9392.58------15139.739.5
1938New York GiantsNLMLBny1293B113--982381514351336.9572.97------15075.375.3
1938New York GiantsNLMLBny129OF37--653--68681.0001.84------15024.724.7
1939New York GiantsNLMLBny130OF96--175652186181.9731.89------12576.863.6
1939New York GiantsNLMLBny1303B20--1539646054.9002.70------12516.013.2
1940New York GiantsNLMLBny131OF111--210942223219.9821.97------15173.573.0
1940New York GiantsNLMLBny1313B42--308388121113.9342.69------15127.827.6
1941New York GiantsNLMLBny132OF145--2561993284275.9681.90------14898.094.8
1942New York GiantsNLMLBny133OF152--2691533287284.9901.87------152100.0100.0
1943New York GiantsNLMLBny134OF111--2191261237231.9752.08------12588.872.5
1943New York GiantsNLMLBny1343B1---------------1250.80.7
1944New York GiantsNLMLBny135OF103--19963-208205.9861.99------12085.866.9
1944New York GiantsNLMLBny1353B4--1134-1814.7783.50------1203.32.6
1945New York GiantsNLMLBny136OF118--2171141232228.9831.93------13587.477.6
1946New York GiantsNLMLBny137OF16--232-125251.0001.56------3151.610.4
MLB Totals for OF - 21 season(s)-   OF2313--4511256986048654767.9802.06------23130.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B256--2055134634764718.9402.80------2560.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B6--1814243432.9415.33------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1926New York GiantsNLMLBny117---------10-
1927New York GiantsNLMLBny118---------32-
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny119---5-1---115-
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny120---1-----149-
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny121---------146-
1931New York GiantsNLMLBny122---------137-
1932New York GiantsNLMLBny123---------154-
1933New York GiantsNLMLBny124---------152-
1934New York GiantsNLMLBny125---------153-
1935New York GiantsNLMLBny126-----15---137-
1936New York GiantsNLMLBny127---------148-
1937New York GiantsNLMLBny128-----60---91-
1938New York GiantsNLMLBny129-----113---37-
1939New York GiantsNLMLBny130-----20---96-
1940New York GiantsNLMLBny131-----42---111-
1941New York GiantsNLMLBny132---------145-
1942New York GiantsNLMLBny133---------152-
1943New York GiantsNLMLBny134-----1---111-
1944New York GiantsNLMLBny135-----4---103-
1945New York GiantsNLMLBny136---------118-
1946New York GiantsNLMLBny137---------16-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1933New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB24518370024004400000.389.500.7221.22213222.417.333.55618.1818.181.009.099.0028.57
1936New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB27623472013003100000.304.385.522.90712326.286.218.34811.543.850.333.8523.0042.86
1937New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB28520140013001400000.200.238.350.5887121.200.150.2004.7619.054.004.7620.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs166181820410008900000.295.377.525.90232669.292.230.36111.5913.041.135.8015.2533.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1942New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny133Manager1528567.55920.03 
1943New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny134Manager1535598.35949.58 
1944New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny135Manager1546787.43538.05 
1945New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny136Manager1527874.51319.05 
1946New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny137Manager1546193.39636.08 
1947New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny138Manager1548173.52613.04 
1948New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny139Manager1547876.50613.55 
1956Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet47Broadcaster1548272.53215.05Bucky Harris
1957Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet48Broadcaster1547876.50620.05Jack Tighe
1958Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet49Broadcaster1547777.50015.05Bill Norman,Jack Tighe
* 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
1947-09-15Released by Giants. 
* 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.