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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Samuel Vander Meer
Stat Years
1937-1951  [mlb] 1937-1951
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
Positions
P (346)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1997-10-06 [82.338]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Midland Park (Midland Park,NJ)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1937-04-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.171)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [11] CLE [1] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19169 ... retro id: vandj101 ... mlbam id: 123638
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27,31221---353.8419940310084.1634136069521021.576.720.007.365.554.380.75.375
    1937MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----221---353.8519940310084.3634136069521021.576.740.007.385.564.390.75.375
    1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57232---15103.123229163030225.11778978121031255031.247.070.484.114.993.551.21.600
    1938MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----231---15103.123229163030225.31778978121031255031.247.080.484.125.003.561.21.600
    1939Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33243---594.67302180490129.012876677951023221.738.930.496.637.125.301.07.357
    1939MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----241---594.67302180490129.012876677951023221.738.930.496.637.125.301.07.357
    1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33254---313.751072023148.0382420341411111.657.130.567.697.694.501.00.750
    1940MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----251---313.751072023148.0382420341411111.657.130.567.697.694.501.00.750
    1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33265---16132.823332186010226.1172837181262023011.326.840.325.018.033.301.60.552
    1941MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----261---16132.833332186010226.3172837181262023011.326.850.325.028.043.301.60.552
    1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33276---18122.433333214000244.0188786661021864011.196.930.223.766.862.881.82.600
    1942MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----271---18122.433333214000244.0188786661021864011.196.930.223.766.862.881.82.600
    1943Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33287---15162.873636213000289.02281029251621746031.357.100.165.045.423.181.07.484
    1943MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----281---15162.873636213000289.02281029251621746031.357.100.165.045.423.181.07.484
    1946Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33318---10123.172925114040204.117577721178941001.247.710.483.444.143.391.21.455
    1946MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----311---10123.172925114040204.317577721178941001.247.720.493.444.153.401.21.455
    1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33329---9144.40302993010186.0186104911187793031.479.000.534.213.825.030.91.391
    1947MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----321---9144.40302993010186.0186104911187793031.479.000.534.213.825.030.91.391
    1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin333310---17143.413333143000232.02049788151241202011.417.910.584.814.663.760.97.548
    1948MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----331---17143.413333143000232.02049788151241202011.417.910.584.814.663.760.97.548
    1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32,333411---5104.90282473240159.217292871285765021.619.700.684.794.285.190.89.333
    1949MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----341---5104.92282473240159.717292871285765021.619.720.684.814.305.200.89.333
    1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn343512---343.79326001726173.26046311059413021.627.331.227.215.015.620.69.429
    1950MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----351---343.81326001726173.76046311059413021.637.381.237.255.045.660.69.429
    1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle223613---0118.0011000003.08660120003.0024.000.003.006.0018.002.00.000
    1951MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----361---0118.0011000003.08660120003.0024.000.003.006.0018.002.00.000
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)1191213.4434628513129286122,104.7179991580510011321294373211.397.690.434.845.533.911.14.496
    National League Totals (12 yrs)1191203.4234528413129286122,101.7179190979910011311292373211.397.670.434.845.533.891.14.498
    American League Totals (1 yrs)0118.0011000003.08660120003.0024.000.003.006.0018.002.00.000
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (11 yrs)1161163.4131327813129113512,028.017318637689010721251343191.387.680.404.765.553.831.17.500
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)343.81326001726173.76046311059413021.637.381.237.255.045.660.69.429
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)0118.0011000003.08660120003.0024.000.003.006.0018.002.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27,3122p---12123250100002701000.217.280.304.5842671.000.087.0007.6926.923.500.00.0020.0
    1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5723p---2338361500020002305001.181.181.181.36288150.000.000.0000.0026.140.000.00.000.0
    1939Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3324p---330361410010031007000.111.179.139.3184651.000.028.0006.5221.743.330.00.0025.0
    1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3325p---41220662000001300000.300.333.400.7332182.000.100.0004.7614.293.000.00.0033.3
    1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3326p---5357661010040021809001.132.154.145.29987111.000.013.0002.3020.699.000.00.0010.0
    1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3327p---6377571110030062608001.147.210.160.37089121.000.013.0006.7429.214.330.00.009.1
    1943Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3328p---7409591310051092808002.137.212.147.359112141.000.010.0008.0425.003.110.00.007.7
    1946Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3331p---8337361820020012101001.247.257.274.53175202.000.027.0001.3328.0021.000.00.0011.1
    1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3332p---931573520020031809001.088.133.123.2566972.000.035.0004.3526.096.000.00.0040.0
    1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3333p---10417861120120072104001.141.212.205.41789163.000.064.0007.8723.603.0078.01.1227.3
    1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32,3334p---1133525400050061708000.077.172.077.2496640.000.000.0009.0925.762.830.00.000.0
    1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3435p---123516120100001900000.125.176.250.4261741.000.125.0005.8852.949.000.00.0050.0
    1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2236p---1311000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)382685581041221261041201060008.152.200.180.38078612315.089.028.2135.2225.574.90685.00.1314.4
    National League Totals (12 yrs)381684581041221261041201060008.152.200.180.38078512315.089.028.2145.2225.614.90684.00.1314.4
    American League Totals (1 yrs)11000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (11 yrs)346668571021211261040192060008.153.201.178.37976811914.087.025.2135.2125.004.80668.00.1313.7
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)3516120100001900000.125.176.250.4261741.188.125.2865.8852.949.000.00.0050.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)11000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLB22P1900.07230130301.0001.600.0012.390.57
    1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23P3200.0838304946.9391.400.0021.397.03
    1939Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24P3000.0516352421.8750.700.0019.5100.06
    1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25P1000.00900991.0000.900.006.583.310
    1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26P3300.01047235957.9661.700.0021.494.33
    1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27P3300.0651245957.9661.700.0021.789.25
    1943Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28P3600.01167478278.9512.200.0023.490.03
    1946Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31P2900.0633324239.9291.300.0018.887.94
    1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32P3000.0831214139.9511.300.0019.596.87
    1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLB33P3300.01139535550.9091.500.0021.680.55
    1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLB34P2800.0633244139.9511.400.0018.284.810
    1950Chicago CubsNLMLB35P3200.0414302118.8570.600.0020.991.49
    1951Cleveland IndiansALMLB36P100.00300331.0003.000.000.6100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)34602,103824042930515486.9441.400.230.00.00
    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
    1937MLB19----------
    1938MLB32----------
    1939MLB30----------
    1940MLB10----------
    1941MLB33----------
    1942MLB33----------
    1943MLB36----------
    1946MLB29----------
    1947MLB30----------
    1948MLB33----------
    1949MLB28----------
    1950MLB32----------
    1951MLB1----------
    Totals346----------