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Mel WrightTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1954-1961 MLB Years: 1954-1961
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PositionsP-58Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelvin James Wright
Height6-3Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 11,1928PlaceManila,Arkansas
Death DateMay 16,1983 [55.005]
MLB DebutApril 17,1954 [25.341]
OrganizationsSLN [2] CHN [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID19951Retrosheet IDwrigm101MLBAM ID124608
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts32Walks96Hittable13SO/BB79vsPower13Hitting0Durability25Team.429Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1954St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln39Rel260010.45909002010.016151221140002.6113.941.749.583.480.36-7.33
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln17Rel27226.19290290015136.044262549180001.4610.900.992.234.462.00.5003.55
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45Rel32014.96909006216.017991380001.229.370.551.654.412.67.0002.89
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45Rel330110.7111011005021.04226253461002.1918.001.291.712.571.50.0004.43
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter247.61580580028383.111976711027361001.7412.751.072.893.861.33.3331.65
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter227.14380380017146.2604137620220001.7111.571.163.864.241.10.500-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter028.20200200011237.059353447141001.7714.220.961.693.382.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings5107.61152015200738220.03121991862671943001.7412.751.072.893.861.33.3331.65

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1954St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln39p2691000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln17p27296000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45p3292000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45p33112000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5811000000000300000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter387000000000200000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter204000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16231000000000800000.000.000.000.0000031.000.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1954St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P9-1021-1331.0000.330.30-----9100.05.8
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P29-3656--11111.0000.380.31-----29100.018.8
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P9-162---221.0000.220.13-----9100.05.8
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33P11-2137-110101.0000.910.48-----11100.07.1
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P58-831214-226261.0000.450.31-----580.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1954St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln269----------
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2729----------
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn329----------
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3311----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn35Pitching Coach1628280.50617.07Bob Kennedy
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn36Pitching Coach1627686.46917.08Bob Kennedy
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn43Pitching Coach1628379.51214.03Leo Durocher
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit45Pitching Coach1628082.4942.54Danny Murtaugh,Bill Virdon
1974New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya46Bullpen Coach1628973.5492.02Bill Virdon
1975New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya47Bullpen Coach1608377.51912.03Bill Virdon,Billy Martin
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit47Bullpen Coach1619269.571--1Danny MurtaughLost NLCS (Reds)
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou48Pitching Coach1628082.49422.03Bill Virdon
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou49Pitching Coach1628181.50017.03Bill Virdon
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou50Pitching Coach1627488.45721.05Bill Virdon
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou51Pitching Coach1628973.5491.52Bill Virdon
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou52Pitching Coach1639370.571--1Bill VirdonLost NLCS (Phillies)
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou53Pitching Coach1106149.5556.03Bill VirdonLost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou54Pitching Coach1627785.47512.05Bob Lillis,Bill Virdon
* 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
1959-06-24Released by Cardinals. 
1959-06-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1954-04-11TradeTraded by Yankees with Emil Tellinger and Bill Virdon to Cardinals for Enos Slaughter. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.