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Pete RunnelsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1951-1964 MLB Years: 1951-1964
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Positions1B-644, 2B-642, SS-463, 3B-49, OF-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Edward Runnels
Height6-0Weight170BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 28,1928PlaceLufkin,Texas
Death DateMay 20,1991 [63.113]
High SchoolLufkin (Lufkin,TX)
CollegeRice University (Houston,TX)
MLB DebutJuly 1,1951 [23.155]
OrganizationsWS1 [7] BOS [5] HOU [2] Awards0Awards Voting6-90
TBC Player ID17455Retrosheet IDrunnp101MLBAM ID121555
RelationshipsGrandfather of Jonathan Runnels
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Player Notes:   Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2004
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed57Power40Contact69XBH35RBIs43Runs39Hitting79Durability83Team.436Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1951Washington Senators IALMLBws135ss2378273317612202503312412005.278.354.337.6919214307.305.059.161.32910.107.820.770.000.0018.42
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws135ss24152555701581831640107255140014.285.368.333.70118522632.315.048.160.33511.398.700.760.16555.0013.92
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws135ss2513748664125155250346436360018.257.347.321.66815622559.275.064.193.31711.456.440.560.36243.0017.60
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws15ss26139488751311715356237860022010.268.368.383.75118735570.300.115.273.35013.6810.530.770.53162.6726.72
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws152b2713450366143164249395551144214.284.353.344.69717322567.311.060.157.3229.708.990.930.35251.5015.38
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws151b-2b2814757872179299876555864244218.310.372.433.80525046646.335.123.223.3608.989.911.101.2472.2525.70
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws151b291344735310918423523555121557.230.310.298.60814124536.252.068.182.27810.269.510.930.37236.5022.02
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32b30147568103183325859128749623015.322.416.438.85424945666.340.116.268.38613.067.360.561.2071.0024.59
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32b3114756095176336657659548150117.314.415.427.84223945661.336.113.284.38214.377.260.510.9193.3325.57
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32b3214352880169292235527151293216.320.401.394.79520833613.349.074.214.36311.588.320.720.33264.0019.53
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31b3314336049114203338514632323212.317.396.414.81014926414.338.097.236.36511.117.730.700.72120.0022.81
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31b34152562801833351060347957306115.326.408.456.86425648650.345.130.269.38212.158.770.721.5456.2026.23
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou31b-2b35124388359891223204542374220.253.332.296.62811512447.276.043.165.28910.079.400.930.45194.0012.24
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou31b3622513101003008701013.196.305.216.52111160.227.020.176.24413.3311.670.880.000.0010.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1799637387618542826449630375184462728493428174.291.375.378.75324113957328.315.087.218.00011.528.560.740.67130.0621.31
Washington Senators I Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter921335643192112542183551537413341102315986.274.354.353.70711841853817.300.079.195.00010.828.930.830.47186.4420.09
Boston Red Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter7322578407825147212924920143782371518151665.320.408.427.83511011973004.342.107.256.00012.587.890.630.9788.9023.88
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14643938108101226205349384323.246.329.287.61612613507.270.041.166.00010.459.660.920.39219.5012.04
Average MLB - Per 162 games16257479167256457357656343316.291.375.378.75321736660.315.087.218.00011.528.560.740.67130.0621.31

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1951Washington Senators IALMLBws123SS73--1591761841353335.9494.59------7893.647.4
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws124SS147--3144062597745720.9664.90------15296.795.5
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws1242B1--54-2991.0009.00------1520.70.6
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws125SS121--1953242387542519.9584.29------13788.379.6
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws1252B11--2427375451.9444.64------1378.07.2
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws126SS107--1743132469511487.9534.55------13977.069.5
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws1262B27--9059523154149.9685.52------13919.417.5
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws126OF1---------------1390.70.6
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws1272B132--34933817107704687.9765.20------13498.585.7
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws127SS2---21-32.6671.00------1341.51.3
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws1281B81--69349473746742.9959.16------14755.152.6
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws1282B69--1791771056366356.9735.16------14746.944.8
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws128SS3--33-2661.0002.00------1472.01.9
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws1291B72--61644359663660.9959.17------13453.746.8
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws1293B32--3173312107104.9723.25------13423.920.8
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws1292B23--52432139795.9794.13------13417.214.9
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos302B106--267320988596587.9855.54------14772.168.8
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos301B42--36415241381379.9959.02------14728.627.3
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312B101--2732721082555545.9825.40------14768.765.6
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311B44--38728-484154151.0009.43------14729.928.6
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31SS9--37-110101.0001.11------1476.15.8
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos322B129--274360999643634.9864.91------14390.283.8
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos321B57--14211115154153.9942.68------14339.937.0
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos323B3--461-1110.9093.33------1432.11.9
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331B113--70150492755751.9956.65------14379.069.8
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos333B11--8292-3937.9493.36------1437.76.8
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos332B7--611-517171.0002.43------1434.94.3
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33SS1---------------1430.70.6
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos341B151--13091041012514231413.9939.36------15299.394.4
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou351B70--52640431570566.9938.09------12456.543.2
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou352B36--6464218130128.9853.56------12429.022.2
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou353B3--37-110101.0003.33------1242.41.9
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou361B14--138528145143.98610.21------2263.68.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B644--48763463049252525222.9948.11------6440.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B642--158316756750033253258.9805.07------6420.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS463--84812319129721702079.9584.49------4630.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B49--46115613167161.9643.29------490.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1951Washington Senators IALMLBws123----73------
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws124---1147------
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws125---11121------
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws126---27107----1-
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws127---1322------
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws128--81693------
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws129--7223-32-----
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30--42106-------
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31--441019------
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32--57129-3-----
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33--1137111-----
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34--151--------
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou35--7036-3-----
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou36--14--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos37First Base Coach16262100.38340.09Billy Herman
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos38First Base Coach1627290.44426.09Billy Herman,Pete Runnels
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos38Manager1627290.44426.09 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1964-05-19Released by Astros. 
1962-11-26TradeTraded by Red Sox to Astros for Roman Mejias. 
1958-01-23TradeTraded by Senators to Red Sox for Norm Zauchin and Albie Pearson. 
* 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.