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Walt Dropo
Walter Dropo (Moose)
All-Star Player
Bats: Right , Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5" , Weight: 220 lb.

Born: January 30, 1923 in Moosup, CT
Schools: University of Connecticut
Signed
by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1947. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 19, 1949
Final Game: May 17, 1961
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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1949 26 BOS AL 11 44 41 3 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 .146 .205 .195 .400 3 8 2 0 0 3
1950 27 BOS AL 136 609 559 101 180 28 8 34 144 0 0 45 75 .322 .378 .583 .961 134 326 16 5 0 *3 AS,MVP-6,RoY-1
1951 28 BOS AL 99 398 360 37 86 14 0 11 57 0 0 38 52 .239 .312 .369 .681 77 133 16 0 0 3
1952 29 TOT AL 152 633 591 69 163 24 4 29 97 2 2 37 85 .276 .323 .477 .800 118 282 26 4 1 *3 MVP-26
1952 29 BOS AL 37 145 132 13 35 7 1 6 27 0 0 11 22 .265 .331 .470 .801 114 62 9 2 0 3
1952 29 DET AL 115 488 459 56 128 17 3 23 70 2 2 26 63 .279 .320 .479 .800 120 220 17 2 1 *3
1953 30 DET AL 152 645 606 61 150 30 3 13 96 2 0 29 69 .248 .289 .371 .660 78 225 22 6 4 *3
1954 31 DET AL 107 354 320 27 90 14 2 4 44 0 1 24 41 .281 .328 .375 .703 94 120 13 0 6 4 3
1955 32 CHW AL 141 502 453 55 127 15 2 19 79 0 1 42 71 .280 .343 .448 .791 109 203 15 2 3 2 8 *3
1956 33 CHW AL 125 412 361 42 96 13 1 8 52 1 0 37 51 .266 .334 .374 .708 86 135 15 3 5 6 2 *3
1957 34 CHW AL 93 244 223 24 57 2 0 13 49 0 1 16 40 .256 .300 .439 .740 99 98 10 0 1 4 2 3
1958 35 TOT MLB 91 238 214 21 57 8 2 9 39 0 0 17 42 .266 .319 .449 .768 100 96 10 2 0 5 0 3
1958 35 CHW AL 28 59 52 3 10 1 0 2 8 0 0 5 11 .192 .271 .327 .598 65 17 3 1 0 1 0 3
1958 35 CIN NL 63 179 162 18 47 7 2 7 31 0 0 12 31 .290 .335 .488 .823 110 79 7 1 0 4 0 3
1959 36 TOT MLB 88 210 190 21 46 10 0 7 23 0 0 16 27 .242 .303 .405 .708 93 77 9 1 2 1 0 3/5
1959 36 CIN NL 26 44 39 4 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 4 7 .103 .205 .205 .410 8 8 3 1 0 0 0 3
1959 36 BAL AL 62 166 151 17 42 9 0 6 21 0 0 12 20 .278 .329 .457 .786 117 69 6 0 2 1 0 3/5
1960 37 BAL AL 79 201 179 16 48 8 0 4 21 0 1 20 19 .268 .343 .380 .723 97 68 9 1 0 1 0 3/5
1961 38 BAL AL 14 31 27 1 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 3 .259 .355 .370 .725 98 10 3 0 0 0 0 3
13 Seasons 1288 4521 4124 478 1113 168 22 152 704 5 6 328 582 .270 .326 .432 .757 100 1781 166 24 22 23 12
162 Game Avg. 162 569 519 60 140 21 3 19 89 1 1 41 73 .270 .326 .432 .757 100 224 21 3 3
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
BOS (4 yrs) 283 1196 1092 154 307 51 9 51 229 0 0 97 156 .281 .344 .484 .828 108 529 43 7 0
CHW (4 yrs) 387 1217 1089 124 290 31 3 42 188 1 2 100 173 .266 .328 .416 .744 97 453 43 6 9 13 12
BAL (3 yrs) 155 398 357 34 97 17 0 11 44 0 1 36 42 .272 .338 .412 .750 105 147 18 1 2 2 0
DET (3 yrs) 374 1487 1385 144 368 61 8 40 210 4 3 79 173 .266 .308 .408 .716 95 565 52 8 11 4
CIN (2 yrs) 89 223 201 22 51 8 2 8 33 0 0 16 38 .254 .309 .433 .742 90 87 10 2 0 4 0
AL (13 yrs) 1199 4298 3923 456 1062 160 20 144 671 5 6 312 544 .271 .326 .432 .758 101 1694 156 22 22 19 12
NL (2 yrs) 89 223 201 22 51 8 2 8 33 0 0 16 38 .254 .309 .433 .742 90 87 10 2 0 4 0

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzrd Rtzhm Rdp RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1949 BOS AL 26 1B 11 107 103 4 0 13 1.000 9.73 .989 9.15
1950 BOS AL 27 1B 134 1234 1142 77 15 147 .988 9.10 .989 7.46 AS,MVP-6,RoY-1
1951 BOS AL 28 1B 93 953 878 63 12 91 .987 10.12 .990 8.49
1952 TOT AL 29 1B 150 1437 1324 99 14 135 .990 9.49 .988 8.74 MVP-26
1952 BOS AL 29 1B 35 342 319 21 2 31 .994 9.71 .988 8.88
1952 DET AL 29 1B 115 1095 1005 78 12 104 .989 9.42 .988 8.69
1953 DET AL 30 1B 150 1401 1260 127 14 121 .990 9.25 .989 6.67
1954 DET AL 31 1B 95 79 728.1 738 681 54 3 60 .996 2.0 3.3 3.0 0.7 2.3 -1 9.08 7.74 .990 9.60 8.00
1955 CHW AL 32 1B 140 120 1078.2 1169 1101 62 6 104 .995 -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 1.4 -2.6 0 9.70 8.31 .991 8.34 7.14
1956 CHW AL 33 1B 117 91 869.0 911 855 50 6 95 .993 -5.3 -7.3 -5.3 -3.4 -1.9 0 9.37 7.74 .990 9.43 7.99
1957 CHW AL 34 1B 69 50 466.1 529 483 39 7 49 .987 1.4 3.6 2.4 2.2 0.1 -1 10.07 7.57 .992 9.67 8.36
1958 TOT MLB 35 1B 59 49 421.1 433 398 35 0 39 1.000 5.8 16.5 5.8 1.2 4.6 0 9.25 7.34 .990 9.55 8.21
1958 CHW AL 35 1B 16 12 99.1 106 98 8 0 8 1.000 2.4 29.0 2.4 0.2 2.2 0 9.60 6.63 .991 9.59 8.47
1958 CIN NL 35 1B 43 37 322.0 327 300 27 0 31 1.000 3.4 12.7 3.4 1.0 2.4 0 9.14 7.60 .990 9.54 8.11
1959 TOT MLB 36 1B 77 46 459.1 522 489 29 4 53 .992 2.3 6.0 2.3 -0.5 2.8 0 10.15 6.73 .989 9.78 8.20
1959 CIN NL 36 1B 23 9 104.1 114 103 11 0 11 1.000 2.0 23.0 2.0 0.8 1.2 0 9.83 4.96 .988 9.58 8.04
1959 BAL AL 36 1B 54 37 355.0 408 386 18 4 42 .990 0.3 1.0 0.3 -1.3 1.6 0 10.24 7.48 .990 9.84 8.27
1959 BAL AL 36 3B 2 0 4.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.2 60.0 0.2 0.1 0.2 0 4.50 1.00 .950 3.15 2.70
1960 BAL AL 37 1B 67 56 414.2 427 397 27 3 50 .993 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.4 -0.2 0 9.20 6.33 .991 9.58 8.04
1960 BAL AL 37 3B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 -120.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 0 0.00 0.00 3.15 2.70
1961 BAL AL 38 1B 12 9 69.2 68 62 6 0 11 1.000 0.3 5.2 0.3 0.4 -0.2 0 8.78 5.67 .990 9.46 8.29
13 Seasons 1B 1174 500 4507.1 9929 9173 672 84 968 .992 5.5 1.5 7.5 2.4 4.9 -2 19.66 8.39 .990 9.28 7.86
2 Seasons 3B 3 0 6.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0 3.00 0.67 .950 3.15 2.70
13 Seasons TOT 1177 500 4513.1 9931 9173 674 84 969 .992 5.5 1.5 7.5 2.3 5.1 -2 19.64 8.37 .981 9.28 7.85
Pos G GS Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzrd Rtzhm Rdp RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank, Glossary

All-Star Games
1950 (1B)

Awards (yr-lg-award)
1950-AL-Rookie of the Year

MVP (yr-lg-rk-shr)
1950-AL-6-22%
1952-AL-26-1%
0.23 Career Shares (675th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1950 AL--.322--8th

Slugging % s c a p y
1950 AL--.583--2nd
1952 AL--.477--8th

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1950 AL--.961--3rd

Games Played s c a p y
1952 AL--152--4th
1953 AL--152--8th

At Bats s c a p y
1952 AL--591--4th
1953 AL--606--6th

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1953 AL--645--10th

Hits s c a p y
1950 AL--180--6th
1952 AL--163--9th

Total Bases s c a p y
1950 AL--326--1st
1952 AL--282--3rd

Doubles s c a p y
1953 AL--30--9th

Triples s c a p y
1950 AL--8--9th

Home Runs s c a p y
1950 AL--34--2nd
1952 AL--29--4th

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1950 AL--144--1st
1952 AL--97--6th
1953 AL--96--9th

Strikeouts s c a p y
1950 AL--75--7th
1952 AL--85--6th
1953 AL--69--6th
1955 AL--71--7th

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1950 AL--134--7th

Runs Created s c a p y
1950 AL--121--2nd
1952 AL--89--7th

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1950 AL--24--10th

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1950 AL--2.3--10th

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1950 AL--70--2nd
1952 AL--57--4th

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1950 AL--.711--3rd

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1950 AL--5--9th
1953 AL--6--5th

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1956 AL--6--8th

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1955 AL--8--5th

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
1951 AL--16--6th
1952 AL--26--2nd
1953 AL--22--2nd
Career--166--179th

AB per HR s c a p y
1950 AL--16.441--3rd
1952 AL--20.379--7th
1955 AL--23.842--10th

Outs Made s c a p y
1952 AL--457--6th
1953 AL--482--2nd

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 4 (442), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 43 (574), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 18 (833), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 10 (1647), Average HOFer ≈ 50

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* - Signifies Hall of Famer

Before 1947 Season: Signed by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent.

June 3, 1952: Traded by the Boston Red Sox with Fred Hatfield, Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky and Bill Wight to the Detroit Tigers for Hoot Evers, George Kell, Johnny Lipon and Dizzy Trout.

December 6, 1954: Traded by the Detroit Tigers with Ted Gray and Bob Nieman to the Chicago White Sox for Leo Cristante, Ferris Fain and Jack Phillips.

June 24, 1958: Selected off waivers by the Cincinnati Redlegs from the Chicago White Sox.

June 23, 1959: Traded by the Cincinnati Redlegs to the Baltimore Orioles for Whitey Lockman.

May 24, 1961: Released by the Baltimore Orioles.

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