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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Henry Pole
Stat Years
1973-1981  [mlb] 1973-1978
Height/Weight
6-3 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (153)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Ewen-Trout Creek (Ewen,MI)
Colleges
Northern Michigan University (Marquette, Michigan)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Boston Red Sox in 1969
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Maurice Deloff
MLB Debut
1973-08-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.294)
Service Time
Organizations
BOS [4] DET [2] PIT [2] SEA [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16700 ... retro id: poled101 ... mlbam id: 120649
Relations
Uncle of Hank Pole
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos45221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf325.601270045054.2703534418242001.6111.520.662.963.955.761.33.600
    1973MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf325.651270045054.7703534418242001.6211.620.662.993.995.811.33.600
    1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos45232Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.2015200813145.0552821613322011.5111.001.202.606.405.602.46.500
    1974MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.2015200813145.0552821613322011.5111.001.202.606.405.602.46.500
    1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos45243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf464.4218112147089.210246441132421021.4910.241.103.214.224.621.31.400
    1975MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf464.4418112147089.710246441132421021.5010.291.113.234.244.641.31.400
    1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos45254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf654.333115106160120.21316258848496021.489.770.603.583.654.621.02.545
    1976MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf654.343115106160120.71316258848496021.499.810.603.593.674.641.02.545
    1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea45265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7125.15252430110122.112776701657513061.509.341.184.193.755.590.89.368
    1977MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7125.16252430110122.312776701657513061.519.361.184.203.765.600.89.368
    1978San Jose MissionsPCLAAAsea-276---044.22650001032.0311715213195001.388.720.563.665.344.781.46.000
    1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea13,45276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4116.4821182013098.212282711641412031.6511.131.463.743.747.481.00.267
    1978Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----271---044.22650001032.0311715213195001.388.720.563.665.344.781.46.000
    1978MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4116.5121182013098.712282711641412031.6611.181.473.763.767.521.00.267
    1979Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-287---514.3113122101071.0773534331235001.529.760.383.932.924.440.74.833
    1979Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----281---514.3113122101071.0773534331235001.529.760.383.932.924.440.74.833
    1980Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-298---743.04430000431071.0673524627364011.328.490.763.424.564.441.33.636
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-298---025.29521003017.019141011181021.7610.060.535.824.247.410.73.000
    1980Minor Totals: DET-PITbyYearAAA/AA----292---763.48482100461088.0864934738445031.418.800.723.894.505.011.16.538
    1981Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-309---103.00700077318.0157616180001.177.500.503.009.003.503.001.000
    1981Minor Totals: DETbyYearAA----301---103.00700077318.0157616180001.177.500.503.009.003.503.001.000
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)25375.05122778124451531.060732929861209239160141.5410.291.033.544.055.581.14.403
    American League Totals (6 yrs)25375.05122778124451531.060732929861209239160141.5410.291.033.544.055.581.14.403
    Minor League Totals13113.8374193175513209.020910889138810415031.429.000.563.794.484.651.18.542
    Minor: AA Totals843.03500007501389.0824230733544011.298.290.713.345.464.251.64.667
    Minor: AAA Totals574.43241931050120.012766596555011021.529.530.454.133.754.950.91.417
    Boston Red Sox Totals (4 yrs)14144.5676353122411310.03581711572911114711051.5110.390.843.224.274.961.32.500
    Seattle Mariners Totals (2 yrs)11235.74464250240221.02491581413298925091.5710.141.303.993.756.430.94.324
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4525pL-S-E-P1311000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)311000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)311000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)311000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1973Boston Red SoxALMLB22P12054.2370010101.0000.800.187.4100.08
    1974Boston Red SoxALMLB23P15045.058101413.9290.900.299.3100.08
    1975Boston Red SoxALMLB24P18089.2415112019.9501.100.2111.3100.010
    1976Boston Red SoxALMLB25P310120.2613102019.9500.600.1619.1100.07
    1977Seattle MarinersALMLB26P250122.129101211.9170.400.0915.4100.08
    1978San Jose MissionsPCLAAA27P600.0351098.8891.300.004.3100.015
    1978Seattle MarinersALMLB27P21098.21090019191.0000.900.1913.1100.09
    1979Portland BeaversPCLAAA28P1300.0880016161.0001.200.008.8100.011
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAA29P500.0121043.7500.600.003.4100.08
    1981Birmingham BaronsSouAA30P700.01300441.0000.600.005.0100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)12205293061419591.9580.700.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)24001215202927.9311.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)7001300441.0000.600.000.00.00
    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
    1973MLB12----------
    1974MLB15----------
    1975MLB18----------
    1976MLB31----------
    1977MLB25----------
    1978MLB21----------
    1978Minor6----------
    1979Minor13----------
    1980Minor5----------
    1981Minor7----------
    Totals153----------