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J.W. PorterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1952-1959 MLB Years: 1952-1959
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PositionsC-91, OF-62, 1B-16, 3B-3Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJ.W. Porter
Height6-2Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 17,1933 [85.159]PlaceShawnee,Oklahoma
High SchoolOakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
MLB DebutJuly 30,1952 [19.194]
OrganizationsDET [3] CLE [1] SLA [1] SLN [1] WS1 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16728Retrosheet IDportj101MLBAM ID120681
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power42Contact31XBH40RBIs60Runs38Hitting41Durability25Team.477Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22of19331041226410740101001004.250.316.308.624325115.277.058.192.2968.708.701.000.000.0019.23
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet81b-of22245561320030081500001.236.333.273.60615263.325.037.182.29112.7023.811.880.000.0015.38
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet15of-c231421020003000800101.095.091.095.1862022.143.000.000.0820.0036.360.000.000.000.00
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet15of245814014358021800142011011.250.323.350.6734910156.280.100.200.3058.9712.821.431.2870.0028.57
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4c2540851317104190092311003.200.284.353.63730596.224.153.259.2909.3823.962.564.1721.2529.41
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws19c26371068244011000111611213.226.300.292.592315121.253.066.170.2709.0913.221.450.83106.0020.83
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln44c262333573012001410000.212.257.394.65113435.214.182.212.2892.8611.434.002.8633.0057.14
1959Totals for MLB-MLB         6013913317021200122021213.223.290.317.607449156.244.094.180.2747.6912.821.671.2869.5029.03
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter22954458124221862405396443213.228.300.316.61617231608.262.088.193.0008.7215.791.811.3268.0025.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter96216205010022400224311113.231.304.306.6106612241.279.075.176.0009.1317.841.950.83108.0024.00
Washington Senators I Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter371068244011000111611213.226.300.292.592315121.253.066.170.0009.0913.221.450.83106.0020.83
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter331041226410740101001004.250.316.308.624325115.277.058.192.0008.708.701.000.000.0019.23
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter40851317104190092311003.200.284.353.63730596.224.153.259.0009.3823.962.564.1721.2529.41
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2333573012001410000.212.257.394.65113435.214.182.212.0002.8611.434.002.8633.0057.14
Average MLB - Per 162 games162385418816164430376833219.228.300.316.61612222430.262.088.193.0008.7215.791.811.3268.0025.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla19OF29--7032-7573.9732.52------3387.918.8
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla193B2--411-65.8332.50------336.11.3
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet221B6--521-553531.0008.83------2425.03.9
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet22OF4--4---441.0001.00------2416.72.6
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet22C4--161--17171.0004.25------2416.72.6
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet23OF2--2-1-32.6671.00------1414.31.3
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet23C2--7--1771.0003.50-----11414.31.3
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF27--4012-4341.9531.52------5846.617.5
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet24C12--507336057.9504.75------5820.77.8
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet241B3--283123231.96910.33------585.21.9
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25C20--848--92921.0004.60-----94050.013.1
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B4--242-126261.0006.50------4010.02.6
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle253B1---------------402.50.7
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws126C34--1291812148147.9934.32-----73791.922.1
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26C19--534-157571.0003.00-----52382.612.3
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws1261B2--163-119191.0009.50------375.41.3
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln261B1---------------234.30.6
MLB Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C91--3393847381377.9904.14-----22910.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF62--11645-125120.9601.94------620.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B16--120919130129.9928.06------160.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B3--411-65.8331.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla19-----2---29-
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet22-46------4-
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet23-2-------2-
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-123------27-
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25-204--1-----
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws126-342--------
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26-191--------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1959-07-25Claimed on waivers by Cardinals from Senators. 
1958-10-27TradeTraded by Indians to Senators for Ossie Alvarez. 
1958-02-18TradeTraded by Tigers with Hal Woodeshick to Indians for Hank Aguirre and Jim Hegan. 
1952-12-04TradeTraded by Browns with Bob Nieman and Owen Friend to Tigers for Johnny Groth, Hal White and Virgil Trucks. 
1952-07-28TradeTraded by White Sox with Ray Coleman to Browns for Darrell Johnson and Jim Rivera. 
1951-01-01ContractSigned 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.