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Pete Ward
Peter Thomas Ward

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 200 lb.
School Lewis & Clark College

Debut September 21, 1962
  vs. MIN 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB
Final Game September 25, 1970
Born July 26, 1937 in Montreal, Quebec, CAN

Signed by the Baltimore Orioles as an amateur free agent in 1958. (All Transactions)

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Batting  Glossary /
Gamelogs: / Splits: / HR Log / PI Finders:Game / Streak / Event / PI vs. Pitcher
/ Neutralize Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG *OPS+  TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1962 24 BAL AL   8   21    1    3   2  0   0    2   0  0   4   5  .143  .280  .238   45    5   0   0   0   0   0
 1963 25 CHW AL 157  600   80  177  34  6  22   84   7  6  52  77  .295  .353  .482  134  289   4   6   1   5   6 MVP-9,RoY-2
 1964 26 CHW AL 144  539   61  152  28  3  23   94   1  1  56  76  .282  .348  .473  129  255   3   7  11   2   7 MVP-6
 1965 27 CHW AL 138  507   62  125  25  3  10   57   2  4  56  83  .247  .327  .367  104  186   2   3  11   6  10
 1966 28 CHW AL  84  251   22   55   7  1   3   28   3  1  24  49  .219  .290  .291   73   73   1   5   0   3   5
 1967 29 CHW AL 146  467   49  109  16  2  18   62   3  2  61 109  .233  .334  .392  121  183   0   3   9  11   5
 1968 30 CHW AL 125  399   43   86  15  0  15   50   4  3  76  85  .216  .354  .366  114  146   1   1   8  10   3
 1969 31 CHW AL 105  199   22   49   7  0   6   32   0  0  33  38  .246  .359  .372  100   74   1   2   1   3   2
 1970 32 NYY AL  66   77    5   20   2  2   1   18   0  0   9  17  .260  .333  .377  100   29   0   1   0   0   1
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 9 Seasons      973 3060  345  776 136 17  98  427  20 17 371 539  .254  .339  .405  115 1240  12  28  41  40  39
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        509   57  129  23  3  16   71   3  3  62  90  .254  .339  .405  115  206   2   5   7   7   6
 Career High    157  600   80  177  34  6  23   94   7  6  76 109  .295  .354  .482  134  289   4   7  11  11  10
Special Batting  Glossary
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  PA  Outs  RC  RC/G   AIR    BA *lgBA   OBP *lgOBP  SLG *lgSLG  OPS *lgOPS*OPS+  OWP *BtRns BtWin SB% 
+--------------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+
 1962 24 BAL AL   25   18    2   3.0    97| .143  .256| .280  .327| .238  .399| .518  .726|  45  .316  -1.4  -0.1   0%
 1963 25 CHW AL  667  445  104   6.3    93| .295  .253| .353  .319| .482  .391| .835  .710| 134  .678  27.3   2.8  53%
 1964 26 CHW AL  607  405   91   6.0    94| .282  .252| .348  .320| .473  .392| .821  .712| 129  .657  22.0   2.2  50%
 1965 27 CHW AL  574  401   61   4.1    86| .247  .243| .327  .311| .367  .372| .694  .683| 104  .507   4.1   0.4  33%
 1966 28 CHW AL  284  208   23   3.0    84| .219  .240| .290  .306| .291  .371| .581  .676|  73  .378  -7.5  -0.8  75%
 1967 29 CHW AL  542  368   65   4.8    79| .233  .235| .334  .303| .392  .353| .726  .656| 121  .609  14.0   1.5  60%
 1968 30 CHW AL  487  321   58   4.9    84| .216  .244| .354  .314| .366  .361| .720  .676| 114  .645  10.5   1.2  57%
 1969 31 CHW AL  238  155   30   5.2   100| .246  .261| .359  .339| .372  .394| .731  .733| 100  .596   1.2   0.1   0%
 1970 32 NYY AL   87   59   10   4.6    93| .260  .252| .333  .325| .377  .385| .710  .710| 100  .527   0.0   0.0   0%
+--------------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+
 9 Seasons      3511 2380  444   5.0    88| .254  .247| .339  .315| .405  .377| .744  .692| 115  .603  70.3   7.3  54%

* indicates the value is park adjusted (now all 3-year factors)
Fielding  Glossary / Sort by Position, then Year
 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO    A    E   DP    FP   lgFP  RFg  lgRFg  RF9  lgRF9  GS   Inn  
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+------+
+---- Fielding Sorted by Year ------+
1962 24 BAL AL OF 6 10 0 0 0 1.000 .980 1.67 1.92 1.76 2.19 6 51.0 RF 4 10 0 0 0 1.000 .980 2.50 1.70 2.57 2.01 4 35.0 LF 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 0.50 1.60 0.56 2.02 2 16.0 1963 25 CHW AL 3B 154 156 302 38 27 .923 .947 2.97 2.85 2.97 3.02 154 1386.3 2B 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.00 4.70 9.00 5.40 0 1.0 SS 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 .952 2.00 4.60 10.59 4.76 0 1.7 1964 26 CHW AL 3B 138 126 309 19 24 .958 .955 3.15 2.76 3.19 3.03 138 1225.7 1965 27 CHW AL 3B 134 97 319 21 22 .952 .960 3.10 2.87 3.21 3.13 131 1166.3 2B 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.00 4.40 4.50 4.95 0 2.0 1966 28 CHW AL OF 59 83 3 1 1 .989 .982 1.46 1.82 1.84 2.10 57 421.3 LF 44 63 3 1 1 .985 .981 1.50 1.45 1.95 1.83 41 304.7 RF 18 21 0 0 0 1.000 .977 1.17 1.69 1.62 1.94 16 116.7 3B 16 10 34 1 3 .978 .954 2.75 2.80 3.76 3.03 12 105.3 1B 5 19 5 1 2 .960 .992 4.80 8.18 8.21 9.58 3 26.3 1967 29 CHW AL OF 89 107 3 1 0 .991 .980 1.24 1.76 1.43 2.05 85 694.0 LF 73 88 2 1 0 .989 .976 1.23 1.40 1.42 1.87 71 572.3 1B 39 295 19 2 23 .994 .991 8.05 8.32 9.15 9.53 35 308.7 3B 22 7 33 4 3 .909 .955 1.82 2.72 3.41 3.13 13 105.7 RF 20 22 1 0 0 1.000 .983 1.15 1.56 1.70 1.82 14 121.7 1968 30 CHW AL 3B 77 59 151 12 7 .946 .951 2.73 2.67 3.13 3.05 73 604.0 1B 31 238 18 0 17 1.000 .989 8.26 8.32 10.07 9.59 27 228.7 OF 22 28 1 0 1 1.000 .980 1.32 1.80 1.92 2.08 19 136.0 LF 17 21 1 0 1 1.000 .978 1.29 1.45 2.04 1.85 13 97.0 RF 8 9 0 0 0 1.000 .978 1.12 1.57 2.08 1.87 6 39.0 1969 31 CHW AL 1B 25 167 12 1 12 .994 .992 7.16 8.33 10.09 9.63 20 159.7 3B 21 15 34 2 1 .961 .955 2.33 2.74 3.24 3.16 17 136.0 OF 9 11 2 0 0 1.000 .977 1.44 1.84 1.75 2.14 9 67.0 RF 6 9 1 0 0 1.000 .971 1.67 1.60 2.00 1.92 6 45.0 LF 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 0.33 1.60 0.41 2.00 3 22.0 1970 32 NYY AL 1B 13 83 3 0 7 1.000 .991 6.62 8.14 9.44 9.59 10 82.0
+---- Fielding Sorted by Position --+
1966 28 CHW AL 1B 5 19 5 1 2 .960 .992 4.80 8.18 8.21 9.58 3 26.3 1967 29 CHW AL 1B 39 295 19 2 23 .994 .991 8.05 8.32 9.15 9.53 35 308.7 1968 30 CHW AL 1B 31 238 18 0 17 1.000 .989 8.26 8.32 10.07 9.59 27 228.7 1969 31 CHW AL 1B 25 167 12 1 12 .994 .992 7.16 8.33 10.09 9.63 20 159.7 1970 32 NYY AL 1B 13 83 3 0 7 1.000 .991 6.62 8.14 9.44 9.59 10 82.0 1963 25 CHW AL 2B 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.00 4.70 9.00 5.40 0 1.0 1965 27 CHW AL 2B 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.00 4.40 4.50 4.95 0 2.0 1963 25 CHW AL 3B 154 156 302 38 27 .923 .947 2.97 2.85 2.97 3.02 154 1386.3 1964 26 CHW AL 3B 138 126 309 19 24 .958 .955 3.15 2.76 3.19 3.03 138 1225.7 1965 27 CHW AL 3B 134 97 319 21 22 .952 .960 3.10 2.87 3.21 3.13 131 1166.3 1966 28 CHW AL 3B 16 10 34 1 3 .978 .954 2.75 2.80 3.76 3.03 12 105.3 1967 29 CHW AL 3B 22 7 33 4 3 .909 .955 1.82 2.72 3.41 3.13 13 105.7 1968 30 CHW AL 3B 77 59 151 12 7 .946 .951 2.73 2.67 3.13 3.05 73 604.0 1969 31 CHW AL 3B 21 15 34 2 1 .961 .955 2.33 2.74 3.24 3.16 17 136.0 1962 24 BAL AL LF 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 0.50 1.60 0.56 2.02 2 16.0 1966 28 CHW AL LF 44 63 3 1 1 .985 .981 1.50 1.45 1.95 1.83 41 304.7 1967 29 CHW AL LF 73 88 2 1 0 .989 .976 1.23 1.40 1.42 1.87 71 572.3 1968 30 CHW AL LF 17 21 1 0 1 1.000 .978 1.29 1.45 2.04 1.85 13 97.0 1969 31 CHW AL LF 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 0.33 1.60 0.41 2.00 3 22.0 1962 24 BAL AL OF 6 10 0 0 0 1.000 .980 1.67 1.92 1.76 2.19 6 51.0 1966 28 CHW AL OF 59 83 3 1 1 .989 .982 1.46 1.82 1.84 2.10 57 421.3 1967 29 CHW AL OF 89 107 3 1 0 .991 .980 1.24 1.76 1.43 2.05 85 694.0 1968 30 CHW AL OF 22 28 1 0 1 1.000 .980 1.32 1.80 1.92 2.08 19 136.0 1969 31 CHW AL OF 9 11 2 0 0 1.000 .977 1.44 1.84 1.75 2.14 9 67.0 1962 24 BAL AL RF 4 10 0 0 0 1.000 .980 2.50 1.70 2.57 2.01 4 35.0 1966 28 CHW AL RF 18 21 0 0 0 1.000 .977 1.17 1.69 1.62 1.94 16 116.7 1967 29 CHW AL RF 20 22 1 0 0 1.000 .983 1.15 1.56 1.70 1.82 14 121.7 1968 30 CHW AL RF 8 9 0 0 0 1.000 .978 1.12 1.57 2.08 1.87 6 39.0 1969 31 CHW AL RF 6 9 1 0 0 1.000 .971 1.67 1.60 2.00 1.92 6 45.0 1963 25 CHW AL SS 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 .952 2.00 4.60 10.59 4.76 0 1.7
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+------+ Position Total 3B* 562 470 1182 97 87 .945 .954 2.94 2.80 3.14 3.06 538 4729.3 OF* 185 239 9 2 2 .992 .981 1.34 1.79 1.63 2.08 176 1369.3 139 0 56# LF* 139 174 6 2 2 .989 .978 1.29 1.43 1.60 1.86 130 1012.0 1B* 113 802 57 4 61 .995 .991 7.60 8.29 9.60 9.58 95 805.3 RF* 56 71 2 0 0 1.000 .979 1.30 1.62 1.84 1.90 46 357.3 2B* 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.00 4.55 6.00 5.10 0 3.0 SS* 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 .952 2.00 4.60 10.59 4.76 0 1.7 +--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+------+ Overall Total 863 1513 1250 103 151 .964 .967 3.20 3.31 3.60 3.63 809 6909
# indicates breakdown of outfield by position games played is for entire career.
An Important note about our fielding stats

Appearances on Leaderboards and Awards   Glossary

Awards are Year-League-Award, Stats are Year-Value-Rank, (Pos) for All-Star indicates starter & * indicates they played.

MVP (YrLg-Rk-Shr)
1963-AL-9-0.19
1964-AL-6-0.24
Car-471-0.43 shares

Batting Average
1963 AL-.295-5

Slugging %
1963 AL-.482-8
1964 AL-.473-10

OPS
1963 AL-.835-10

Games
1963 AL-157-6

At Bats
1963 AL-600-7

Plate Appearances (approx.)
1963 AL-667-6

Hits
1963 AL-177-2

Total Bases
1963 AL-289-2

Doubles
1963 AL-34-2
1964 AL-28-9
1965 AL-25-8

Triples
1963 AL-6-10

RBI
1963 AL-84-9
1964 AL-94-9

Bases on Balls
1968 AL-76-6

Adjusted OPS+
1963 AL-134-9
1964 AL-129-10

Runs Created
1963 AL-104-4

Adjusted Batting Runs
1963 AL-27-8

Batting Wins
1963 AL-2.8-7

Extra-Base Hits
1963 AL-62-4

Times on Base
1963 AL-234-5

Offensive Win%
1963 AL-.678-7

Hit By Pitch
1965 AL-6-6
1967 AL-11-4
1968 AL-10-6

Sac. Flies
1964 AL-7-3

Intentional Walks
1964 AL-11-4
1965 AL-11-5

Caught Stealing
1963 AL-6-7

Power/Speed Number
1963 AL-10.6-8

         

Gray Ink: Batting - 32 (727) (Average HOFer ≈ 144)
HOF Standards: Batting - 8.0 (1920) (Average HOFer ≈ 50)
Overall Rank in parentheses.

Act.- Denotes rank among active players, Car. - Denotes career rank
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Transactions 

Before 1958 Season: Signed by the Baltimore Orioles as an amateur free agent.

January 14, 1963: Traded by the Baltimore Orioles with Ron Hansen, Dave Nicholson, and Hoyt Wilhelm to the Chicago White Sox for Luis Aparicio and Al Smith.

December 18, 1969: Traded by the Chicago White Sox to the New York Yankees for Mickey Scott and cash.

March 31, 1971: Released by the New York Yankees.


The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. Last transaction is September 30, 2007.
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