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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Arthur Louis Shamsky
Stat Years
1960-1972  [mlb] 1965-1972
Height/Weight
6-1 / 175
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (388) ... 1B (88)
Draft Position
OF-1B
Born Date/Place
High School
University City (University City,MO)
Colleges
University of Missouri (Columbia, Missouri)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cincinnati Reds in 1959
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1965-04-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.185)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [4] CIN [3] OAK [1] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17859 ... retro id: shama101 ... mlbam id: 122043
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1960Geneva---D----18of-1b---111940984111681886000000000.271.271.457.72840918732.000.186.0000.000.000.0022.74.4028.8
    1961Topeka---B----19of-1b---2116403821162041566000000000.288.288.469.75740318939.000.181.0000.000.000.0026.93.7233.6
    1962Macon---D----20of-1b---38127558781531661000000000.284.284.535.81927514734.000.251.0000.000.000.0017.25.8243.6
    1963San DiegoPCLAAA----21of-1b---4150494641322161868000000000.267.267.443.71049421945.000.176.0000.000.000.0027.43.6434.1
    1964San DiegoPCLAAA----22of-1b---5145507821382122569000000000.272.272.469.74150723848.000.197.0000.000.000.0020.34.9334.8
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1223ofL-S-E-P6649613254321010102900000.260.330.427.757106419.281.167.3549.4327.362.9048.01.8936.0
    1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1224ofL-S-E-P796234415450214702324503215.231.321.521.84227112226.419.290.19411.8116.611.4111.17.7548.2
    1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1225ofL-S-E-P8761476293131301153410151.197.274.293.567164437.190.096.2349.1520.732.2749.01.8324.1
    1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn2426ofL-S-E-P91163453082144124810215874466.238.292.406.69838114030.232.168.2515.5115.222.7628.83.1536.6
    1969TidewaterILAAA----27of-1b---10113891150412000000000.289.289.7371.02638289.000.448.0000.000.000.009.510.5381.8
    1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn2427ofL-S-E-P10100303429193144712363232525.300.375.488.86334914826.304.188.29410.329.170.8921.64.0128.6
    1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn2428of-1bL-S-E-P111224034811819211491149333031311.293.371.432.80345817432.261.139.29610.707.210.6736.62.4027.1
    1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn2429ofL-S-E-P126813513256251811211810026.185.299.370.6691575013.341.185.17913.3811.460.8627.03.1852.0
    1972WichitaAmerAAA----30of-1b---132664121721611000000000.266.266.609.87564399.000.343.0000.000.000.0010.79.3852.9
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24301bL-S-E-P131516120001003300000.125.263.125.3881920.188.000.15415.7915.791.000.00.000.0
    1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak730of-1bL-S-E-P1387000000001200000.000.125.000.125800.143.000.00012.5025.002.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)665168619442660156823357188254159152934.253.330.427.7571913720143.285.174.2609.8313.281.3524.83.5533.6
    National League Totals (8 yrs)657167919442660156823357187252159152934.254.331.429.7601905720143.285.175.2619.8213.231.3524.73.5733.6
    American League Totals (1 yrs)87000000001200000.000.125.000.125800.143.000.00012.5025.002.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals332110316729849953160000000000.270.270.475.7451103524111.205.205.2330.000.000.0020.84.8137.2
    Minor: D Totals200684142189211134147000000000.276.276.488.76468433466.212.212.2380.000.000.0020.14.9734.9
    Minor: B Totals116403821162041566000000000.288.288.469.75740318939.181.181.2600.000.000.0026.93.7233.6
    Minor: AAA Totals332110316729849953160000000000.270.270.475.7451103524111.205.205.2330.000.000.0020.84.8137.2
    New York Mets Totals (4 yrs)406118613331648114216244127141146122328.266.341.432.7731345512101.272.166.2709.4410.481.1128.23.1232.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)236477601081242670135710813366.226.309.432.74154120642.321.206.23710.5419.961.8918.44.8138.9
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)1516120001003300000.125.263.125.3881920.188.000.15415.7915.791.000.00.000.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)87000000001200000.000.125.000.125800.143.000.00012.5025.002.000.00.000.0
    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
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLB231B100.05000551.0005.000.000.61.65
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23OF1800.0262102928.9661.600.0011.128.14
    1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24OF7400.0104331110107.9731.400.0046.377.14
    1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25OF4000.0592116261.9841.500.0024.752.65
    1968New York MetsNLMLB261B1700.0111626119117.9836.900.0010.514.73
    1968New York MetsNLMLB26OF8200.0128612135134.9931.600.0050.670.74
    1969New York MetsNLMLB271B900.0750157675.9878.300.005.69.04
    1969New York MetsNLMLB27OF7800.0117212120119.9921.500.0048.178.05
    1970New York MetsNLMLB281B5600.037835229415413.9957.400.0034.645.92
    1970New York MetsNLMLB28OF5800.01042011061061.0001.800.0035.847.54
    1971New York MetsNLMLB291B100.02001221.0002.000.000.61.53
    1971New York MetsNLMLB29OF3800.0576116463.9841.700.0023.555.96
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB301B4021.03010131311.0007.801.482.626.76
    MLB Totals - (1B)8802160142542648643.9927.3030.620.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)388005952388626618.9871.600.000.00.00
    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
    1965MLB--1------18-
    1966MLB---------74-
    1967MLB---------40-
    1968MLB--17------82-
    1969MLB--9------78-
    1970MLB--56------58-
    1971MLB--1------38-
    1972MLB--4--------
    Totals--88------388-