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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Stephen Robert Blass
Stat Years
1960-1974  [mlb] 1964-1974
Height/Weight
6-0 / 165
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (282) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Housatonic Valley Regional (Falls Village,CT)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1960
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Bob Whalen
MLB Debut
1964-05-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.022)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [10]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8895 ... retro id: blass101 ... mlbam id: 111086
Relations
Brother-in-law of John Lamb
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts37Walks50Hittable38SO/BB43vsPower38Hitting56Durability48Team.536Ratings Explained
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1960KingsportAppRk----181---412.57700000042.0291512025640001.296.210.005.3613.713.212.56.800
    1960DubuqueMidwA----181---136.68500000031.0432823022280002.1012.480.006.398.138.131.27.250
    1960Minor Totals: byYearA/Rk----182---544.3212000012073.0724335047920001.638.880.005.7911.345.301.96.556
    1961BataviaNYPLA-----192---1363.3223000000160.0133815901172270001.567.480.006.5812.774.561.94.684
    1961Minor Totals: byYearA-----191---1363.32230000230160.0133815901172270001.567.480.006.5812.774.561.94.684
    1962AshevilleSALA----203---147.20600000030.0322824025250001.909.600.007.507.508.401.00.200
    1962KinstonCaroA+----203---1731.9723000000178.011244390822090001.095.660.004.1510.572.222.55.850
    1962Minor Totals: byYearA/A+----202---1872.73290000290208.0144726301072340001.216.230.004.6310.133.122.19.720
    1963ColumbusILAAA----214---1184.4424000000152.014783750851410001.538.700.005.038.354.911.66.579
    1963Minor Totals: byYearAAA----211---1184.44240000240152.014783750851410001.538.700.005.038.354.911.66.579
    1964ColumbusILAAA----225---113.21200000014.0115509100001.437.070.005.796.433.211.11.500
    1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf584.042413312110104.210752479456710011.459.200.773.875.764.471.49.385
    1964Minor Totals: byYearAAA----221---113.21200002014.0115509100001.437.070.005.796.433.211.11.500
    1964MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf584.062413312110104.710752479456710011.469.240.783.895.794.491.49.385
    1965ColumbusILAAA----236---13113.0728000000164.015861560461170001.248.670.002.526.423.352.54.542
    1965Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---13113.07280000280164.015861560461170001.248.670.002.526.423.352.54.542
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1173.87342510190155.217380671246769021.4110.000.692.664.394.631.65.611
    1966MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1173.89342510190155.717380671246769021.4110.030.702.674.414.641.65.611
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf683.553216202160126.212665501247723021.378.950.853.345.124.621.53.429
    1967MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf683.573216202160126.712665501247723021.378.990.863.355.134.641.53.429
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1862.123331127320220.1191645213571327041.137.800.532.335.392.612.32.750
    1968MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1862.133331127320220.3191645213571327041.137.810.532.335.402.622.32.750
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit282710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16104.46383290462210.020711910421861475261.408.870.903.696.305.101.71.615
    1969MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16104.46383290462210.020711910421861475261.408.870.903.696.305.101.71.615
    1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit282811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10123.52313161000196.2187927714731202151.328.560.643.345.494.211.64.455
    1970MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10123.53313161000196.7187927714731202151.338.580.643.355.504.221.64.455
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit142912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1582.853333125000240.0226817616681364021.238.480.602.555.103.042.00.652
    1971MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1582.853333125000240.0226817616681364021.238.480.602.555.103.042.00.652
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1982.493332112010249.2227806918841176141.258.180.653.034.222.881.39.704
    1972MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1982.493332112010249.7227806918841176141.258.200.653.034.232.891.39.704
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf399.8523181015088.2109989711842790122.1811.061.128.532.749.950.32.250
    1973MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf399.9023181015088.7109989711842790122.1911.121.128.572.7610.000.32.250
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.0010001105.05852721002.409.003.6012.603.6014.400.29.000
    1974MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.0010001105.05852721002.409.003.6012.603.6014.400.29.000
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)103763.632822315716145121,597.31558739644128597896564381.358.780.723.365.054.161.50.575
    National League Totals (10 yrs)103763.632822315716145121,597.31558739644128597896564381.358.780.723.365.054.161.50.575
    Minor League Totals61373.4211800001180771.066534529304118210001.407.760.004.809.584.032.00.622
    Minor: Rk Totals412.57700007042.0291512025640001.296.210.005.3613.713.212.56.800
    Minor: A- Totals1363.32230000230160.0133815901172270001.567.480.006.5812.774.561.94.684
    Minor: A Totals276.9311000011061.0755647047530002.0011.070.006.937.828.261.13.222
    Minor: A+ Totals1731.97230000230178.011244390822090001.095.660.004.1510.572.222.55.850
    Minor: AAA Totals25203.71540000540330.031614913601402680001.388.620.003.827.314.061.91.556
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (10 yrs)103763.632822315716145121,597.31558739644128597896564381.358.780.723.365.054.161.50.575
    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%
    1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2822pL-S-E-P124300200010021302001.067.125.067.1923420.067.000.1185.8838.246.500.00.000.0
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2824pL-S-E-P2345231210060001502000.231.231.250.48154131.019.019.3240.0027.780.000.00.008.3
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2825pL-S-E-P332392500050011202000.128.150.128.2784250.026.000.1852.3828.5712.000.00.000.0
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2826pL-S-E-P4358071110080023004200.138.155.150.30588121.038.012.2122.2734.0915.000.00.009.1
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2827pL-S-E-P54484122102190011602002.250.259.333.59287283.095.083.2991.1518.3916.0084.01.1514.3
    1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2828pL-S-E-P632703810020021503102.114.137.129.2667691.043.015.1432.6319.747.500.00.0012.5
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1429pL-S-E-P7348351001020011508000.120.131.145.27692121.036.025.1471.0916.3015.000.00.0010.0
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2830pL-S-E-P83582815200300222012001.183.202.207.40996172.049.024.2502.0822.9211.000.00.0013.3
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2831pL-S-E-P924242102001000205000.417.417.500.91729122.083.083.4550.006.900.000.00.0020.0
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2832pL-S-E-P1012000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)2955464294731370011140040306.172.188.201.38960011011.049.029.2281.8323.3312.73546.00.1711.7
    National League Totals (10 yrs)2955464294731370011140040306.172.188.201.38960011011.049.029.2281.8323.3312.73546.00.1711.7
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (10 yrs)2955464294731370011140040306.172.188.201.38960011011.049.029.2281.8323.3312.73546.00.1711.7
    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
    1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB22P240104.21018223028.9331.200.2714.8100.010
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P340155.2615312421.8750.600.1421.0100.07
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25P320126.2723123130.9680.900.2419.8100.07
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.911
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P330220.122270149491.0001.500.2220.494.37
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P380210.02141236462.9691.600.3023.586.44
    1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P310196.22126214947.9591.500.2419.196.96
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29P330240.02736426763.9401.900.2620.497.15
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30P330249.21546266361.9681.800.2421.394.34
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB31P23088.28180126261.0001.100.2914.295.89
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32P105.00100111.0001.000.200.6100.017
    MLB Totals - (OF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)28201,5941372511619404388.9601.400.240.00.00
    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
    1964MLB24----------
    1966MLB34----------
    1967MLB32----------
    1968MLB33--------1-
    1969MLB38----------
    1970MLB31----------
    1971MLB33----------
    1972MLB33----------
    1973MLB23----------
    1974MLB1----------
    Totals282--------1-