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Earl TorgesonHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1947-1961 MLB Years: 1947-1961
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Positions1B-1416, OF-6Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameClifford Earl Torgeson
Height6-3Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 1,1924PlaceSnohomish,Washington
Death DateNovember 8,1990 [66.312]
High SchoolSnohomish (Snohomish,WA)
MLB DebutApril 15,1947 [23.105]
OrganizationsBSN [6] CHA [5] DET [3] PHI [3] NYA [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-8
TBC Player ID18962Retrosheet IDtorge101MLBAM ID123402
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed85Power70Contact60XBH64RBIs63Runs59Hitting64Durability72Team.537Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn91b23128399731122061678110825903006.281.403.481.88419242484.296.200.434.41016.9412.190.723.3124.9437.50
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn91b241344387011123510671908154210007.253.372.397.76917438531.270.144.372.36515.2510.170.671.8843.8034.23
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn91b25251001726514194013400003.260.345.450.7954510113.239.190.360.36811.503.540.313.5425.0038.46
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn91b26156576120167303238715011969180010.290.412.472.88427256704.298.182.415.40716.909.800.583.2725.0433.53
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn91b27155581991532142492201110270250018.263.375.437.81225449690.265.174.365.37714.7810.140.693.4824.2132.03
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn91b281223824988170534117813817008.230.366.314.68012022471.245.084.306.33217.208.070.471.0676.4025.00
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi91b2911137958104258116471535723007.274.366.470.83617844437.299.196.351.37712.1313.041.082.5234.4542.31
1954Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi91b30135490631332265547175520116013.271.364.371.73518233582.292.100.265.34412.898.930.690.8698.0024.81
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi91b314715029405311723322001115.267.393.360.753549184.300.093.300.35117.3910.870.630.54150.0022.50
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet91b3189300588510195090612901726.283.397.413.81012420369.283.130.363.36916.537.860.482.4433.3323.53
1955Totals for MLB-MLB         1364508712515410671139349028311.278.396.396.79217829553.288.118.342.36316.828.860.531.8145.0023.20
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet91b32117318618493124264784701305.264.406.425.83113524400.275.161.412.38019.5011.750.603.0026.5028.57
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet91b333050512211500121000001.240.387.380.76719462.282.140.380.35519.3516.130.831.6150.0033.33
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha171b3386251537411274673494404308.295.406.438.84411020307.330.143.355.38115.9614.330.902.2835.8627.03
1955Totals for AL-AL         116301588613385173615404309.286.403.429.83212924369.322.143.359.38016.5314.630.892.1737.6327.91
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha171b3496188375080103072482900017.266.415.468.8838818236.268.202.484.39720.3412.290.604.2418.8036.00
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha171b3512727740615394576625501417.220.359.357.7169917344.240.137.365.33018.0215.990.892.6230.7827.87
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha171b366857121520291021800020.263.462.404.86623478.277.141.526.39726.9210.260.382.5628.5026.67
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha171b372015110001003500101.067.211.067.2781019.091.000.200.16015.7926.321.670.000.000.00
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya291b372218320000018300001.111.385.111.4962026.133.000.389.28830.7711.540.380.000.000.00
1957Totals for AL-AL         42334300010111800102.091.311.091.4023045.115.000.303.23224.4417.780.730.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1668496984813182154614974013339980653855257113.265.385.417.80220724106037.279.152.368.00016.2310.820.672.4733.3531.11
Boston Braves Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter7202476428657116198237780184782946330052.265.385.427.81210572172993.274.162.380.00015.979.820.622.7430.2033.03
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29310191502775217171351651601292157125.272.370.406.776414861203.295.134.302.00013.3010.720.811.4159.9431.05
Chicago White Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter397788143201265281312211183141058423.255.392.407.79932159984.276.152.398.00018.6014.330.772.8528.1429.35
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2366681241812152297154151860210212.271.400.416.81627848831.279.145.388.00018.1710.350.572.6530.3626.52
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2218320000018300001.111.385.111.4962026.133.000.389.00030.7711.540.380.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624838212821414721349563152111.265.385.417.80220140586.279.152.368.00016.2310.820.672.4733.3531.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn231B117--103376188311271109.9849.48------12891.476.0
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn241B129--10698188511581150.9938.91------13496.384.3
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn251B25--2428321253250.98810.00------25100.016.2
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn261B156--13651102112614961475.9869.46------156100.0101.3
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn271B155--13301071713714541437.9889.27------155100.0100.6
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn281B105--93173118610151004.9899.56------12286.168.6
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn28OF5--411-65.8331.00------1224.13.3
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi291B105--916651383994981.9879.34------11194.668.2
1954Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi301B133--1146741210312321220.9909.17------13598.586.4
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B83--69553679754748.9929.01------8993.353.9
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi311B43--34926227377375.9958.72------4791.527.9
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet321B83--62332562660655.9927.89------11770.953.9
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha331B70--61229172642641.9989.16------8681.445.5
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet331B17--987-111051051.0006.18------3056.711.0
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33OF1---------------861.20.6
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha341B73--470301154511500.9786.85------9676.047.4
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha351B103--717371358767754.9837.32------12781.166.9
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha361B10--544135958.9835.80------6814.76.5
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya371B8--292173231.9693.88------2236.44.9
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha371B1--1---111.0001.00------205.00.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B1416--1168081414310971263712494.9898.82------14160.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF6--411-65.8330.83------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn23--117--------
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn24--129--------
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn25--25--------
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn26--156--------
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn27--155--------
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn28--105------5-
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29--105--------
1954Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30--133--------
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet31--83--------
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31--43--------
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet32--83--------
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33--70------1-
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet33--17--------
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34--73--------
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35--103--------
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36--10--------
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya37--8--------
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37--1--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948Boston BravesWorld SeriesMLB24518273001102100000.389.450.5561.00610320.412.167.33310.005.000.500.000.0042.86
1959Chicago White SoxWorld SeriesMLB3531100000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs819373001103100000.368.455.526.98110322.389.158.36813.644.550.330.000.0042.86

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1961New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya37Assistant Coach16210953.673--1Ralph HoukWon World Series (Reds)
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1961-09-02Released by Yankees. 
1961-06-17Released by White Sox. 
1961-06-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1957-06-14TradeTraded by Tigers to White Sox for Dave Philley. 
1955-06-15Purchased by Tigers from Phillies. 
1953-02-16TradeTraded by Braves with Cash to Phillies for Joe Adcock, Jim Pendleton and Cash. 
* 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.