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Ed CharlesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1962-1969 MLB Years: 1962-1969
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World Series Champion

Positions3B-942, 2B-3, 1B-3, SS-1, OF-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEdwin Douglas Charles
Height5-10Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 29,1933PlaceDaytona Beach,Florida
Death DateMarch 15,2018 [84.320]
High SchoolGibbs (St. Petersburg,FL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1952 by the Boston Braves.
MLB DebutApril 11,1962 [28.347]
OrganizationsKC1 [6] NYN [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID9817Retrosheet IDchare101MLBAM ID112211
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (3B) in 1962
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed87Power68Contact67XBH64RBIs71Runs57Hitting73Durability78Team.434Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1163b291475358115424717742045470492011.288.356.454.81024348604.304.166.297.3618.9411.591.302.8131.4731.17
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1163b301586038216128215791585879558721.267.332.395.72723845679.282.128.235.3228.5411.631.362.2140.2027.95
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1163b311505576913425216631276492454220.241.321.379.70021143634.260.138.262.31510.0914.511.442.5234.8132.09
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1163b32134480551291978561344472425010.269.332.388.72018634535.299.119.229.3238.2213.461.641.5060.0026.36
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1163b3311838552110188942125305304129.286.337.444.78117135420.312.158.255.3437.1412.621.772.1442.7831.82
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1163b341961515100510121310012.246.378.262.64016174.313.016.230.30416.2217.571.080.000.006.67
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn5,243b34101323327713233141245875615.238.300.319.61910318365.276.081.164.2826.5815.892.420.82107.6723.38
1967Totals for MLB-MLB         120384379214233651367185627.240.313.310.62311919439.282.070.174.2868.2016.171.970.68128.0020.65
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn53b3511736941102111155354285726447.276.328.434.76216027409.289.158.236.3456.8513.942.043.6724.6026.47
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn53b366116921358131842183110136.207.286.320.6065412189.235.113.231.2759.5216.401.721.5956.3334.29
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter10053482438917147308642186353325252836312091.263.330.397.72713822633909.286.134.244.0008.4913.431.582.2040.4928.68
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter7262621344703115266531973282623791825201273.268.337.406.74310652062946.290.138.255.0008.8912.861.452.2140.3229.30
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter279861942143242110213770146101111818.249.309.368.67731757963.274.119.208.0007.2715.162.092.1841.0026.64
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625617114824514681465485565315.263.330.397.72722342630.286.134.244.0008.4913.431.582.2040.4928.68

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1962Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1293B140--1452851627446430.9643.07------14795.286.4
1962Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1292B2--31-1441.0002.00------1471.41.2
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1303B158--1533102519488463.9492.93------158100.097.5
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1313B147--1382591925416397.9542.70------15098.090.7
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1323B128--1502511228413401.9713.13------13495.579.0
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1322B1--13-1441.0004.00------1340.70.6
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc132SS1---------------1340.70.6
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1333B104--852011121297286.9632.75------11888.165.0
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133OF1---------------1180.80.6
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1331B1--1---111.0001.00------1180.80.6
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn343B89--852011716303286.9443.21------10188.154.9
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1343B18--1740215957.9663.17------1994.711.2
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn353B106--692001319282269.9542.54------11790.665.4
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn351B2--101--11111.0005.50------1171.71.2
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn363B52--378679130123.9462.37------6185.232.1
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B942--879183312216528342712.9572.88------9420.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B3--111--12121.0004.00------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B3--44-2881.0002.67------30.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1962Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129---2-140-----
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc130-----158-----
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131-----147-----
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc132---11128-----
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133--1--104---1-
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn34-----89-----
1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc134-----18-----
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn35--2--106-----
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn36-----52-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB36415121000000200000.133.133.200.3333115.154.067.0670.0013.330.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs415121000000200000.133.133.200.3333115.154.067.0670.0013.330.000.000.0050.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1969-10-28Released by Mets. 
1967-05-10TradeTraded by Athletics to Mets for Larry Elliot and Cash. 
1961-12-15TradeTraded by Braves with Manny Jimenez and Joe Azcue to Athletics for Lou Klimchock and Bob Shaw. 
1952-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.