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Preston Ward

+ Played in Major Leagues 1948-1959
Biography Data
Positions: 1B-438, OF-95, 3B-74
Proper Name: Preston Meyer Ward
Born: July 24, 1927 (87.269)
Place Columbia, Missouri
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 198 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)
College:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:April 20,1948 (20.271)
TBC Player ID:19395
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Career Activity
Organizations:BRO, CHN, PIT, CLE, KC1
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
40 34 64 48 54


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Batting Statistics
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Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB36
52
bro1b20421469389212101523010.260.329.370699.110.212.3031.53146.054162
1950Chicago CubsNLMLB29chn1b22285
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3172
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11
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2
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6
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33327
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42
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07
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6
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.253.317.368685.116.221.2781.5647.5105319
1953Chicago CubsNLMLB29chnof25100
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1023
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5
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04
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123118
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21
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01
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3
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.230.347.400747.170.370.2531.1725.040119
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB5pit1b25281
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3559
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7
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1
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8
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271344
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39
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1
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5
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6
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.210.319.327646.117.267.2180.8935.192331
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB5pit1b-of26360
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3797
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16
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2
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7
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480039
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61
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03
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4
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5
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.269.337.383720.114.222.3041.5651.4138406
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB5pit1b27179
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1638
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7
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4
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5
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250022
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28
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04
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5
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2
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.212.296.380676.168.291.2231.2735.868208
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB5pitof-3b2830
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310
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01
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1
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11006
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4
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0001
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0.333.432.500932.167.367.3460.6730.01537
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLB26cle1b28150
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1838
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10
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06
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004
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00.253.325.440765.187.293.2581.2525.066170
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLB26cle1b2911
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22
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0000002
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00000.182.182.273455.091.091.222----311
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLB36cle3b-1b30148
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2250
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3
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4
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210110
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27
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.338.379.453832.115.176.3872.7037.067162
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLB7kc11b-3b30268
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2868
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.254.319.366685.112.209.2711.3344.798302
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLB7kc11b31109
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827
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19007
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.248.286.358644.110.174.2551.7154.539119
MLB Totals (9 Seasons)74420672195228315502627623131528311530.253.326.380706.127.239.2751.3641.37852346
MLB: Average per 162 Games16245048114183115721506902737.253.326.380706.127.239.2751.3641.3171511
Pittsburgh Pirates (4 seasons)3058509120430821111131111321413714.240.326.368694.128.256.2601.1940.5313982
Chicago Cubs (2 seasons)1133854195162104561456300809.247.326.377703.130.260.2721.4038.5145438
Oakland Athletics (2 seasons)139377369514284301344803466.252.309.363672.111.199.2661.4147.1137421
Cleveland Indians (3 seasons)1453094290141104201264911521.291.346.440786.149.230.3171.8830.9136343
Los Angeles Dodgers (1 seasons)421469389212100152300100.260.329.370699.110.212.3031.53146.054162
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB1B38 26820321.990--68.21
 
1950Chicago CubsNLMLB1B76 73473478.995--95.57
 
1953Chicago CubsNLMLB1B7 491091.000--64.29
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBOF27 49020.961--16.33
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB1B78 69364765.991--87.35
 
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB1B48 33841631.984--71.06
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB3B11 72030.900--22.09
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF42 74863.932--17.57
 
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB1B48 38435141.998--78.56
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF1 0000.000--0.00
 
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLB1B60 22621320.988--37.05
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBOF17 291001.000--15.88
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB3B5 33001.000--10.80
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBOF5 20001.000--3.60
 
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLB1B1 30001.000--27.00
 
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLB1B21 135120121.000--63.00
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLB3B24 162822.957--16.50
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLB1B39 34623428.989--85.15
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLB3B34 235384.905--20.12
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBOF2 30001.000--13.50
 
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLB1B22 1617314.982--68.73
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBOF1 0010.000--0.00
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLB1B4380333729731319.992--74.67
 MLB3B74049104136.922--18.61
 MLBOF950157993.949--15.73

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