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Bob PorterfieldHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1948-1959 MLB Years: 1948-1959
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PositionsP-426Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameErwin Coolidge Porterfield
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 10,1923PlaceNewport,Virginia
Death DateApril 28,1980 [56.262]
High SchoolNewport (Newport,VA)
MLB DebutAugust 8,1948 [24.364]
OrganizationsWS1 [5] NYA [4] BOS [3] PIT [2] CHN [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-65
TBC Player ID16730Retrosheet IDportb102MLBAM ID120687
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts32Walks63Hittable48SO/BB48vsPower48Hitting53Durability68Team.521Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1948New York YankeesALMLBnya18S/R24534.5016124212078.0854239534301201.539.810.583.923.460.88.6254.03
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya18S/R25254.061284301057.2532626329252001.428.270.474.533.900.86.2863.83
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya18Rel26118.691028002119.22819192890101.8312.810.923.664.121.13.5004.21
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya23Rel270015.0020200003.05650321002.6715.00--9.006.000.67-4.15
1951Washington Senators IALMLBws119,29ST27983.241919010300133.01095148854532001.227.360.543.653.580.98.5293.68
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws119ST2813142.723129215320231.02228070785802001.338.640.273.313.110.94.4813.20
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws119ST2922103.353432224920255.024399951973772001.248.580.672.582.721.05.6883.81
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws119ST3013153.323231121210244.0249104901477821001.349.180.522.843.021.06.4643.42
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws119ST3110174.45302738220178.0197103881454740001.419.960.712.733.741.37.3703.47
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20S/R323125.14251874130126.012782722164532001.529.071.504.573.790.83.2005.22
1957Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19S/R33444.05289193151102.01075446830281011.349.410.702.642.460.93.5003.83
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19Rel34004.5020200104.03221010000.756.752.25--2.250.00-5.23
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16Rel34463.29376312110587.2783332719392001.118.010.721.954.002.05.4003.27
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel350011.3740400006.014981300002.6819.891.424.26--0.00-6.02
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16Rel35001.6960600205.06211210001.5010.131.693.381.690.50-5.73
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16Rel35124.75300300012136.0452019217185001.7211.250.504.254.501.06.3333.68
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter87973.7931819312592234581565.2157173266011355257221311.359.020.653.173.281.04.4731.27
Washington Senators I Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter67643.3814613887819701041.21020437391623433667001.318.810.542.963.161.07.511-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter583.637366721246128.112955521038587001.299.000.702.654.051.53.385-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7164.655527287291232.02371381203094823011.429.181.163.643.180.87.304-
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter895.064022185151157.017193891074664301.559.720.574.213.750.89.471-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0011.3740400006.014981300002.6819.891.424.26--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12143.7945271813361220.0220103931677803001.359.020.653.173.281.04.4621.27

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948New York YankeesALMLBnya18p241624460001001407001.250.280.250.5306032.300.000.042.2553.1312.504.000.000.000.00
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya18p251219011000001300001.053.100.105.2052120.063.052.105.1035.0015.003.000.000.00100.00
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya18p26113010000000010000.333.500.333.833104.333.000.000.4250.000.000.000.000.000.00
1951Washington Senators IALMLBws119,29p2719463600020021210002.130.184.130.3146049.176.000.043.1594.0824.496.000.000.000.00
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws119p28317951530030021803002.190.210.228.43818384.246.038.063.2052.3821.439.000.000.0020.00
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws119p293798825703161062004002.255.298.418.7164110108.293.163.235.3225.5618.523.332.7832.6740.00
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws119p3032883900150042415100.102.149.136.28512199.125.034.080.1404.0424.246.001.0188.0011.11
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws119p31306331231070001505203.190.185.270.45517470.240.080.079.1970.0021.430.000.000.0033.33
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20p32254341400150011011101.326.348.395.74317147.394.069.093.3332.1321.2810.002.1343.007.14
1957Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19p332829251002002800100.172.219.207.4266132.227.035.103.1976.2525.004.000.000.0020.00
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16p343720110012001700001.050.095.200.2954121.000.150.200.1344.7633.337.004.7620.00100.00
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43p3541100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16p-p35303000000000200001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1959Totals for NL-NL         344100000000200001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter312516349515164310201234255014.184.218.252.47013022570.227.068.109.0003.5121.586.151.0586.0023.16
Washington Senators I Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1493742267131433101489217309.179.211.251.4629418410.222.072.112.0003.4121.716.360.9893.5026.87
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter537261910170031811201.264.295.319.61423279.327.055.097.0003.8022.786.001.2772.0010.53
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3946481001002717002.174.224.196.4209156.205.022.065.0003.5712.503.500.000.0012.50
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6723110012001900002.043.083.174.2574124.000.131.174.0004.1737.509.004.1723.00100.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter41100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162268184981322101064213307.184.218.252.4706811296.227.068.109.0003.5121.586.151.0586.0023.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1948New York YankeesALMLBnya24P16-7848--12121.0000.750.15-----16100.010.4
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya25P12-57110311411.7860.920.19-----12100.07.8
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya26P10-1913--441.0000.400.21-----1190.96.5
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya27P2-3-1--111.0000.500.33-----2100.01.3
1951Washington Senators IALMLBws127P19-1338232-3331.9391.630.23-----19100.012.3
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws128P31-231434--38381.0001.230.16-----31100.020.1
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws129P34-2551650-466661.0001.940.26-----3791.922.4
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws130P32-2441061347471.9592.220.29-----32100.020.8
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws131P30-178828123736.9731.200.20-----30100.019.5
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32P25-126814212422.9170.880.17-----25100.016.2
1957Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P28-102723313330.9091.070.29-----28100.018.2
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34P2-4-------------2100.01.3
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34P37-87813--21211.0000.570.24-----37100.024.0
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P6-5-------------3020.03.9
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35P4-6-2-1221.0000.500.33-----4100.02.6
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P30-5510111615.9380.503.00-----30100.019.5
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P30-5510111615.9380.503.00-----30100.019.5
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P30-5510111615.9380.503.00-----30100.019.5
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P6-5-------------3020.03.9
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P6-5-------------3020.03.9
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P6-5-------------3020.03.9
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P30-5510111615.9380.503.00-----30100.019.5
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P426-1563953101818423405.9570.950.26-----4260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1948New York YankeesALMLBnya2416----------
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya2512----------
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya2610----------
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya272----------
1951Washington Senators IALMLBws12719----------
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws12831----------
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws12934----------
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws13032----------
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws13130----------
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3225----------
1957Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3328----------
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos342----------
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3437----------
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35144----------
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn354----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1959-09-29Released by Pirates. 
1959-07-01Claimed on waivers by Pirates from Cubs. 
1959-05-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1959-05-12Released by Pirates. 
1958-05-07Purchased by Pirates from Red Sox. 
1955-11-08TradeTraded by Senators with Tom Umphlett, Johnny Schmitz and Mickey Vernon to Red Sox for Al Curtis, Neil Chrisley, Tex Clevenger, Dick Brodowski and Karl Olson. 
1951-06-15TradeTraded by Yankees with Tom Ferrick and Fred Sanford to Senators for Bob Kuzava. 
1946-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.