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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Vernon Decatur Stephens
Stat Years
1941-1955  [mlb] 1941-1955
Height/Weight
5-10 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (1330) ... 3B (322) ... OF (11)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1968-11-03 [48.011]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1941-09-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.325)
Service Time
Organizations
SLA [8] BOS [5] CHA [2] BAL [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18439 ... retro id: stepv101 ... mlbam id: 122749
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla620ss---132010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla521ss---214557584169266149213415303000.294.341.433.77461924946.207.139.0006.628.561.2941.12.2627.2
    1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla522ss---313751275148273229132547305000.289.357.482.83957124752.301.193.0009.4612.781.3523.33.8535.1
    1944St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla523ss---4145559911643212010922625416003.293.365.462.82762825853.279.169.0009.878.600.8728.03.1832.3
    1945St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla524ss---514957190165273248921557015000.289.352.473.82563227054.282.184.0008.7011.081.2723.83.8032.7
    1946St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla525ss---6115450671381941464013549030012.307.357.460.81748820737.229.153.0007.1710.041.4032.12.8726.8
    1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla526ss---715056274157184158384706102007.279.359.406.76563422837.258.127.00011.049.620.8737.52.3723.6
    1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos527ss---815563511417125829137107756220025.269.350.471.82171629962.324.202.00010.757.820.7321.94.0536.3
    1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos528ss---9155610113177312391592210173000019.290.391.539.93071132972.415.249.00014.2110.270.7215.65.4940.7
    1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos529ss---1014962812518534630144106543000021.295.361.511.87269332170.322.216.0009.386.200.6620.94.3337.8
    1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5303b---11109377621132121778123833000022.300.364.501.86541518940.300.201.0009.167.950.8722.24.1035.4
    1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos531ss-3b---1292295357513274422393112008.254.343.383.72633711322.261.129.00011.579.200.7942.12.0829.3
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3323b---134412914246011420131801003.186.261.256.517143337.186.070.0009.0912.591.38129.00.7029.2
    1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla40323b---134616516538041700182403007.321.388.442.8301867312.230.121.0009.6812.901.3341.22.1522.6
    1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4333b---141013653110417184603173604704.285.311.403.71439314726.156.118.2934.339.162.1245.62.0425.0
    1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4343b---1536010000000010000.167.286.167.453710.000.000.1670.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35343b---152256101430370071101101.250.328.464.79265266.339.214.25610.7716.921.5718.74.6242.9
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)1720649710011859307422471174252269268563780132.286.355.460.81572402991596.281.174.2899.569.460.9926.33.4132.1
    American League Totals (17 yrs)1720649710011859307422471174252269268563780132.286.355.460.81572402991596.281.174.2899.569.460.9926.33.4132.1
    St. Louis Browns Totals (8 yrs)89033964979951572111354516133353842270029.293.357.451.80837601533291.258.158.3048.9110.211.1530.03.0129.2
    Boston Red Sox Totals (5 yrs)66025454497211242012256276320236340095.283.364.492.85628721251266.334.209.27411.148.220.7420.94.2536.9
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)1043713110517184603173614704.283.311.399.71040014826.154.116.2904.259.002.1246.42.0024.8
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)6618524389042120202902104.205.282.319.6012085913.232.114.2229.6213.941.4546.21.9234.2
    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
    1941St. Louis BrownsALMLB20SS100.0011021.5001.000.000.633.34
    1942St. Louis BrownsALMLB21SS14400.02904154282747705.9444.900.0095.499.31
    1943St. Louis BrownsALMLB22SS12300.02203393451593559.9434.500.0080.989.81
    1943St. Louis BrownsALMLB22OF1100.02030023231.0002.100.007.28.07
    1944St. Louis BrownsALMLB23SS14300.02394803571754719.9545.000.0092.998.61
    1945St. Louis BrownsALMLB243B400.0211221513.8673.300.002.62.74
    1945St. Louis BrownsALMLB24SS14400.02564392869723695.9614.800.0095.496.61
    1946St. Louis BrownsALMLB25SS11200.02243433071597567.9505.100.0072.797.41
    1947St. Louis BrownsALMLB26SS14900.028349424113801777.9705.200.0096.899.31
    1948Boston Red SoxALMLB27SS15500.026954024113833809.9715.200.00100.0100.01
    1949Boston Red SoxALMLB28SS15500.025750827128792765.9664.900.00100.6100.01
    1950Boston Red SoxALMLB29SS14600.025843113115702689.9814.700.0094.898.01
    1951Boston Red SoxALMLB303B8900.0105207719319312.9783.500.0057.881.71
    1951Boston Red SoxALMLB30SS200.00200221.0001.000.001.31.84
    1952Boston Red SoxALMLB313B2900.02173589994.9493.200.0018.831.52
    1952Boston Red SoxALMLB31SS5300.0891541140254243.9574.600.0034.457.62
    1953St. Louis BrownsALMLB323B4600.0549179152145.9543.200.0029.9100.02
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLB323B3800.03067179897.9902.600.0024.786.43
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLB32SS300.00400441.0001.300.001.96.83
    1954Baltimore OriolesALMLB333B9600.01021861019298288.9663.000.0062.395.01
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLB343B1800.013370450501.0002.800.0011.781.83
    1955Baltimore OriolesALMLB343B200.00200221.0001.000.001.366.710
    MLB Totals - (3B)32200327674326810331001.9693.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)1330002385415026985368046535.9604.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)11002030023231.0002.100.000.00.00
    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
    1941MLB-----1-----
    1942MLB-----144-----
    1943MLB-----123---11-
    1944MLB-----143-----
    1945MLB----4144-----
    1946MLB-----112-----
    1947MLB-----149-----
    1948MLB-----155-----
    1949MLB-----155-----
    1950MLB-----146-----
    1951MLB----892-----
    1952MLB----2953-----
    1953MLB----843-----
    1954MLB----96------
    1955MLB----20------
    Totals----3221330---11-
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