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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Paul Edward Popovich
Stat Years
1960-1975  [mlb] 1964-1975
Height/Weight
6-0 / 175
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
2B (359) ... SS (139) ... 3B (49) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
2B-SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Flemington (Flemington,WV)
Colleges
West Virginia University (Morgantown, West Virginia)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago Cubs in 1960
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1964-04-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.244)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [8] PIT [2] LAN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16719 ... retro id: popop101 ... mlbam id: 120671
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1960San AntonioTexAA----192b-ss---177270356784023000000000.248.248.307.5552708312.000.059.0000.000.000.000.00.0017.9
    1961San AntonioTexAA----202b-ss---212749363124174433000000000.252.252.327.57949316125.000.075.0000.000.000.00123.20.8120.2
    1962WenatcheeNwstA-----212b-ss---383291386681330000000000.227.227.292.5192918512.000.065.0000.000.000.0097.01.0318.2
    1963AmarilloTexAA----222b-ss---4139547941713721760000000000.313.313.481.79454726356.000.168.0000.000.000.0032.23.1132.8
    1964Salt Lake CityPCLAAA----232b-ss---579211184360216000000000.204.204.261.465211558.000.057.0000.000.000.00105.50.9518.6
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn11232b-ssL-S-E-P5110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1965Salt Lake CityPCLAAA----242b-ss---6121455571141981255000000000.251.251.407.65845518539.000.156.0000.000.000.0037.92.6434.2
    1966TacomaPCLAAA----252b-ss---7142535511302161155000000000.243.243.366.60953519638.000.123.0000.000.000.0048.62.0629.2
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22252bL-S-E-P726000000000200001.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2226ss-2bL-S-E-P849159183440020191223006.214.265.239.504173384.075.025.2315.206.941.330.00.0011.8
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26272b-ssL-S-E-P913441835978122513293719527.232.280.270.55046211311.103.038.2476.288.011.28209.00.4311.3
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22282bL-S-E-P1028505100004001402101.200.212.200.41254100.020.000.2131.857.414.000.00.000.0
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22282bL-S-E-P106015426486011401181414001.312.387.370.757177577.169.058.33810.177.910.78154.00.5614.6
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22292b-ssL-S-E-P117818622475142001181822143.253.324.355.6792096610.194.102.2618.618.611.0046.51.9121.3
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22302bL-S-E-P128922624497142801141701207.217.260.310.5702437012.150.093.2175.767.001.2156.51.6524.5
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22312bL-S-E-P1358129825321110112800124.194.261.271.532142356.163.077.1988.455.630.67129.00.7024.0
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22322bL-S-E-P149928024666322432182714558.236.280.300.5803088411.132.064.2505.848.771.50140.00.6516.7
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24332b-ssL-S-E-P15598391821050051000210.217.256.265.52190223.108.048.2405.5611.112.000.00.0016.7
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2434ss-2bL-S-E-P162540581001003210000.200.273.225.4984491.100.025.2116.824.550.670.00.0012.5
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)682173217640342914134410127151825171438.233.286.292.578190950565.129.059.2466.657.911.19123.70.7316.1
    National League Totals (12 yrs)682173217640342914134410127151825171438.233.286.292.578190950565.129.059.2466.657.911.19123.70.7316.1
    Minor League Totals76828023567151162549272000000000.255.255.367.62228021028190.112.112.2420.000.000.0057.21.7526.6
    Minor: A- Totals83291386681330000000000.227.227.292.5192918512.065.065.2190.000.000.0097.01.0318.2
    Minor: AA Totals3431310192362621021116000000000.276.276.387.663131050793.111.111.2650.000.000.0062.41.6025.7
    Minor: AAA Totals3421201126287461425126000000000.239.239.363.602120143685.124.124.2230.000.000.0048.02.0829.6
    Chicago Cubs Totals (8 yrs)4361141122270317129937899861491130.237.293.308.601125935150.145.071.2487.077.781.1095.10.9518.5
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (2 yrs)1624684010781229133041111628.229.273.263.53651612311.094.034.2445.817.951.37234.00.3910.3
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)84123142631060081210210.211.261.252.513134314.106.041.2305.978.961.500.00.0015.4
    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
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLB252B200.0531198.8894.000.001.2100.04
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLB262B1700.026391116665.9853.800.0010.634.72
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLB263B200.0000000.0000.000.001.24.12
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLB26SS3100.04077412121117.9673.800.0019.363.32
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB272B8900.0172229748408401.9834.500.0054.966.41
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB273B700.01100221.0000.300.004.35.26
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB27SS4500.059119420182178.9784.000.0027.833.62
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLB282B2500.05064313117114.9744.600.0015.441.72
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB282B2300.02738196665.9852.800.0014.282.13
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLB283B600.029111211.9171.800.003.710.02
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLB28SS700.013230736361.0005.100.004.311.72
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB28SS300.0021032.6670.700.001.910.74
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLB28OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.61.712
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB292B2200.04258118101100.9904.500.0013.628.22
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB293B1600.0912112221.9551.300.009.920.52
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB29SS1700.02427275351.9623.000.0010.521.82
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB302B4000.074119326196193.9854.800.0024.744.92
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB303B1600.0427113231.9691.900.009.918.02
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB30SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.13
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB312B360225.05998322160157.9814.400.7023.262.12
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB313B102.0000000.0000.000.000.61.73
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB31SS8069.11829184847.9795.900.685.213.82
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB322B850607.0171247853426418.9814.900.6952.885.92
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB323B105.00100111.0001.000.200.61.03
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB32SS9050.18140522221.0002.400.445.69.12
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB332B1200.02130255351.9624.300.007.420.32
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33SS1000.0380411111.0001.100.006.216.93
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB342B800.016140230301.0003.800.005.032.03
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34SS800.0171198.8891.000.005.032.04
    MLB Totals - (2B)35908326639393020816321602.9824.501.930.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)49071650336966.9571.309.430.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)13901191663061364485472.9733.403.960.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    1966MLB---2-------
    1967MLB---17231-----
    1968MLB---89745-----
    1969MLB---48610---1-
    1970MLB---221617-----
    1971MLB---40161-----
    1972MLB---3618-----
    1973MLB---8519-----
    1974MLB---12-10-----
    1975MLB---8-8-----
    Totals---35949139---1-