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Joe Black
Joseph Black
Bats: Right , Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2" , Weight: 220 lb.

Born: February 8, 1924 in Plainfield, NJ
Schools: Morgan State University
Signed
by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1951. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 1, 1952
Final Game: September 11, 1957
Died: May 17, 2002 in Scottsdale, AZ
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB Awards
1952 28 BRO NL 15 4 .789 2.15 56 2 41 1 0 15 142.1 102 40 34 9 41 85 1 0 0 560 168 1.005 6.4 0.6 2.6 5.4 2.07 MVP-3,RoY-1
1953 29 BRO NL 6 3 .667 5.33 34 3 17 0 0 5 72.2 74 46 43 12 27 42 1 1 0 315 80 1.390 9.2 1.5 3.3 5.2 1.56
1954 30 BRO NL 0 0 11.57 5 0 4 0 0 0 7.0 11 9 9 3 5 3 0 0 0 37 36 2.286 14.1 3.9 6.4 3.9 0.60
1955 31 TOT NL 6 2 .750 4.05 38 11 15 1 0 3 117.2 121 63 53 14 30 4 63 0 2 0 501 102 1.283 9.3 1.1 2.3 4.8 2.10
1955 31 BRO NL 1 0 1.000 2.93 6 0 2 0 0 0 15.1 15 5 5 1 5 1 9 0 1 0 62 139 1.304 8.8 0.6 2.9 5.3 1.80
1955 31 CIN NL 5 2 .714 4.22 32 11 13 1 0 3 102.1 106 58 48 13 25 3 54 0 1 0 439 99 1.280 9.3 1.1 2.2 4.7 2.16
1956 32 CIN NL 3 2 .600 4.52 32 0 11 0 0 2 61.2 61 31 31 11 25 3 27 0 0 0 264 87 1.395 8.9 1.6 3.6 3.9 1.08
1957 33 WSH AL 0 1 .000 7.11 7 0 5 0 0 0 12.2 22 11 10 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 60 54 1.816 15.6 2.8 0.7 1.4 2.00
6 Seasons 30 12 .714 3.91 172 16 93 2 0 25 414.0 391 200 180 53 129 7 222 2 3 0 1737 101 1.256 8.5 1.2 2.8 4.8 1.72
162 Game Avg. 11 4 .714 3.91 62 6 34 1 0 9 150 141 72 65 19 47 80 1 1 0 628 101 1.256 8.5 1.2 2.8 4.8 1.72
BRO (4 yrs) 22 7 .759 3.45 101 5 64 1 0 20 237.1 202 100 91 25 78 1 139 2 2 0 974 112 1.180 7.7 0.9 3.0 5.3 1.78
CIN (2 yrs) 8 4 .667 4.34 64 11 24 1 0 5 164.0 167 89 79 24 50 6 81 0 1 0 703 94 1.323 9.2 1.3 2.7 4.4 1.62
WSH (1 yr) 0 1 .000 7.11 7 0 5 0 0 0 12.2 22 11 10 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 60 54 1.816 15.6 2.8 0.7 1.4 2.00
NL (5 yrs) 30 11 .732 3.81 165 16 88 2 0 25 401.1 369 189 170 49 128 7 220 2 3 0 1677 104 1.238 8.3 1.1 2.9 4.9 1.72
AL (1 yr) 0 1 .000 7.11 7 0 5 0 0 0 12.2 22 11 10 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 60 54 1.816 15.6 2.8 0.7 1.4 2.00

Postseason Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1952 28 BRO NL WS L NYY 1 2 .333 2.53 3 3 0 1 0 0 21.1 15 6 6 4 8 1 9 0 0 0 84 1.078 6.3 1.7 3.4 3.8 1.13
1953 29 BRO NL WS L NYY 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 9.0 0.0 18.0
2 Seasons (2 Series) 1 2 .333 2.82 4 3 1 1 0 0 22.1 16 7 7 5 8 1 11 0 0 0 88 1.075 6.4 2.0 3.2 4.4 1.38
2 WS 1 2 .333 2.82 4 3 1 1 0 0 22.1 16 7 7 5 8 1 11 0 0 0 88 1.075 6.4 2.0 3.2 4.4 1.38

Standard Batting

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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
1952 28 BRO NL 57 42 36 1 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 15 .139 .139 .139 .278 -23 5 1 0 6 1 MVP-3,RoY-1
1953 29 BRO NL 34 17 17 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .235 .235 .235 .471 22 4 0 0 0 1
1954 30 BRO NL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1955 31 TOT NL 38 37 33 3 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 11 .121 .147 .121 .268 -29 4 0 0 3 0 0 1
1955 31 BRO NL 6 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 76 1 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1955 31 CIN NL 32 34 30 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 10 .100 .129 .100 .229 -39 3 0 0 3 0 0 1
1956 32 CIN NL 34 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1957 33 WSH AL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
6 Seasons 175 106 96 5 13 0 0 0 9 0 0 1 38 .135 .144 .135 .280 -25 13 2 0 9 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 98 89 5 12 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 35 .135 .144 .135 .280 -25 12 2 0 8
BRO (4 yrs) 102 62 56 2 10 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 21 .179 .179 .179 .357 -3 10 1 0 6 0 0
CIN (2 yrs) 66 44 40 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 17 .075 .098 .075 .173 -54 3 1 0 3 0 0
WSH (1 yr) 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NL (5 yrs) 168 106 96 5 13 0 0 0 9 0 0 1 38 .135 .144 .135 .280 -25 13 2 0 9 0 0
AL (1 yr) 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Postseason Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1952 28 BRO NL WS NYY L 3 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0
1953 29 BRO NL WS NYY L 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Seasons (2 Series) 4 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 WS 4 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1952 BRO NL 28 P 56 29 7 18 4 2 .862 0.45 .959 0.98 MVP-3,RoY-1
1953 BRO NL 29 P 34 15 3 11 1 0 .933 0.41 .960 0.87
1954 BRO NL 30 P 5 0 7.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.29 0.20 1.000 2.06 0.88
1955 TOT NL 31 P 38 11 117.2 23 3 18 2 1 .913 1.61 0.55 .948 2.04 0.83
1955 BRO NL 31 P 6 0 15.1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.59 0.17 .900 2.05 0.83
1955 CIN NL 31 P 32 11 102.1 22 3 17 2 1 .909 1.76 0.63 .950 2.04 0.83
1956 CIN NL 32 P 32 0 61.2 13 5 7 1 2 .923 1.75 0.38 .969 2.06 0.83
1957 WSH AL 33 P 7 0 12.2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.84 0.57 .950 1.99 0.86
6 Seasons P 172 11 199.0 85 19 58 8 5 .906 3.48 0.45 .958 2.04 0.89
6 Seasons TOT 172 11 199.0 85 19 58 8 5 .906 3.48 0.45 .864 2.04 0.89

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank, Glossary

Awards (yr-lg-award)
1952-NL-Rookie of the Year

MVP (yr-lg-rk-shr)
1952-NL-3-62%
0.62 Career Shares (361st)

Wins s c a p y
1952 NL--15--6th

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1952 NL--.789--3rd

Games Played s c a p y
1952 NL--56--2nd

Saves s c a p y
1952 NL--15--2nd
1953 NL--5--9th

Games Finished s c a p y
1952 NL--41--1st

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1954 NL--0--1st

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 14 (1286), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 15 (729), Likely HOFer ≈ 100

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Before 1951 Season: Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent.

June 9, 1955: Traded by the Brooklyn Dodgers to the Cincinnati Redlegs for cash. The Cincinnati Redlegs sent Bob Borkowski (June 14, 1955) to the Brooklyn Dodgers to complete the trade.

May 25, 1957: Purchased by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Cincinnati Redlegs.

July 5, 1957: Released by the Philadelphia Phillies.

August 6, 1957: Signed as a Free Agent with the Washington Senators.

November 25, 1957: Released by the Washington Senators.

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