#42 Ted "The kid" Williams, Leftfield, 26 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Ted Williams
The kid
8/30/1918
26
USA,CA,SAN DIEGO
6"3
205

Leftfield
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6 / 6 (Extremely Popular)
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5.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 13,120,000
1945
6 Year(s), 63 Days (1095 total Days)
133 Day(s)
6 Year(s), 63 Days (1095 total Days)
6 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall9910109
Versus LHP7910109
Versus RHP101010109
Talent10910109
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4
4
6
3
1
Pull Hitter
Fielding Ratings
LF : 8 (Range), .975 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 4 (Range), .945 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 6
Outfield Arm : 10

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/27@PHAW 3-2101100100#3  
7/28@PHAW 13-5411100020#4  
7/29@PHAW 16-9332101531#4PoG 
7/30SLAW 6-5200000120#4  
7/31SLAL 4-6210000030#3  
8/2@DETL 7-8322010021#4  
8/3@DETW 13-3120000140#4  
8/4@DETL 2-8200000020#4  
8/5CHAL 6-8600000000#4  
8/6CHAL 4-5400000000#4  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall1053281162764813210111825.354.519.9121.4301.922.558
Projected1554831714097119414917437.354.519.9121.4301.922.558
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall934520916052998120100.0168.420.4
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP912432112926307000.264.446.7031.150
vs. RHP2379224437103758818500.388.545.9921.537
Close/Late3410206106152000.294.510.8821.393
Scoring Position1153991148605011500.339.524.8001.324
Pinch Hitting841003131000.500.636.6251.261
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home511584844226043537.304.472.7971.269
Road54170682322672586518.400.5591.0181.576
Last Week618201015111.111.433.222.656
March/April24712651133123306.366.5441.0141.558
May25763091133028316.395.5651.0531.617
June26862322113119248.267.423.7211.144
July257935111113927254.443.5711.0251.597
August51620101481.125.400.250.650

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
193983270110213351078185142302.407.544.8961.441 BOS
194015748220437267165187223153357.423.602.9251.527BOS,AL
194115548417931478186186213133044.370.561.9341.495BOS,AL
194215647518149965165184201063552.381.560.9331.493BOS,AL
194315948819146480192168203333753.391.570.9941.563BOS,AL
194415950118335378161143178073210.365.526.9141.440BOS,AL
194510532811627648132101118052520.354.519.9121.430BOS,AL
Total97430281164246314511108105012216332152218.384.558.9331.491 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1939, AAA531366671357869831654.485.6681.3241.992

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
19404162000133200.125.263.125.388
1941144319314161517600.442.600.8371.437
19426197200159200.368.571.4741.045
Total2478285141823291000.359.533.6031.135

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Leftfield7569131711424.972617.12.07    
Rightfield27244451501.980217.02.07    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 1st overall pick, by Boston (A) in 1939...
Injured on 4/30/1939 with a Pulled Achilles Tendon, out for 4 weeks...
Had first career hit on 6/28/1939, off Slick Castleman (DET)...
Hit first career homerun on 6/30/1939, off Fabian Kowalik (WAS)...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1939, hitting .480 with 4 HR, 11 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/24/1939, hitting .652 with 6 HR, 20 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1939, hitting .488 with 15 HR, 44 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1939, hitting .404 with 8 HR, 30 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/10/1940, hitting .556 with 3 HR, 8 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against St. Louis (A) on 5/10/1940...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/15/1940, hitting .522 with 3 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1940, hitting .436 with 9 HR, 27 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/5/1940, hitting .591 with 4 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1940, hitting .481 with 15 HR, 30 RBI...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1940, hitting .479 with 11 HR, 31 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1940, hitting .409 with 16 HR, 37 RBI...
Sets a new season AL-Record for HR with 62 on 9/15/1940...
Sets a new season AL-Record for HR with 66 on 9/30/1940...
Sets a new season AL-Record for HR with 67 on 10/4/1940...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1940, hitting .423 with 67 HR, 165 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/24/1941, hitting .471 with 5 HR, 12 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/26/1941, hitting .538 with 4 HR, 9 RBI...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Washington on 8/20/1941...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/21/1941, hitting .500 with 8 HR, 17 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1941, hitting .346 with 16 HR, 40 RBI...
Sets a new season AL-Record for RBI with 169 on 9/24/1941...
Drove in 6 runs against Cleveland on 9/26/1941...
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1941, hitting .400 with 16 HR, 44 RBI...
Won World Series with Boston (A) in 1941...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1941, hitting .370 with 78 HR, 186 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/29/1942, hitting .520 with 3 HR, 7 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1942, hitting .429 with 10 HR, 25 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Detroit on 6/7/1942...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Detroit on 6/20/1942...
Was selected to the 1942 Allstar game...
Hit 3 homeruns against Washington, driving in 5 runs on 8/17/1942...
9/9/1942: Signed a contract extension with Boston (A), $13,120,000 per year, for 2 years.
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1942, hitting .355 with 12 HR, 30 RBI...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1942, hitting .381 with 65 HR, 165 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/29/1943, hitting .476 with 5 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/12/1943, hitting .600 with 5 HR, 13 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/26/1943, hitting .579 with 5 HR, 13 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1943, hitting .531 with 18 HR, 43 RBI...
Was selected to the 1943 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against New York (A) on 7/26/1943...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1943, hitting .394 with 15 HR, 30 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/7/1943, hitting .600 with 4 HR, 17 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1943, hitting .341 with 14 HR, 34 RBI...
Drove in 7 runs against New York (A) on 9/30/1943...
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1943, hitting .427 with 10 HR, 34 RBI...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1943, hitting .391 with 80 HR, 192 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/24/1944, hitting .522 with 2 HR, 10 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/15/1944, hitting .500 with 7 HR, 10 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Washington on 5/24/1944...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/5/1944, hitting .400 with 5 HR, 10 RBI...
Was selected to the 1944 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/11/1944, hitting .429 with 6 HR, 14 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Washington on 9/17/1944...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1944, hitting .365 with 78 HR, 161 RBI...
1/31/1945: Gets a new one-year contract worth $13,120,000 through salary arbitration...
Hit 3 homeruns against St. Louis (A), driving in 4 runs on 5/5/1945...
Had 5 hits with 6 RBI against Detroit on 5/27/1945...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/29/1945, hitting .556 with 4 HR, 12 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1945, hitting .395 with 13 HR, 30 RBI...
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 8 RBI against Washington on 7/13/1945...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1945, hitting .519 with 4 HR, 16 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/24/1945, hitting .474 with 4 HR, 8 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1945, hitting .443 with 11 HR, 39 RBI...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1940 - .423 - 1st
1941 - .370 - 2nd
1942 - .381 - 1st
1943 - .391 - 1st
1944 - .365 - 2nd
OBP
1940 - .602 - 1st
1941 - .561 - 1st
1942 - .560 - 1st
1943 - .570 - 1st
1944 - .526 - 1st
SLG
1940 - .925 - 1st
1941 - .934 - 1st
1942 - .933 - 1st
1943 - .994 - 1st
1944 - .914 - 1st
OPS
1940 - 1.527 - 1st
1941 - 1.495 - 1st
1942 - 1.493 - 1st
1943 - 1.563 - 1st
1944 - 1.440 - 1st
Hits
1940 - 204 - 5th
1943 - 191 - 7th
1944 - 183 - 7th
Doubles
1942 - 49 - 3rd
1943 - 46 - 3rd
Triples
1942 - 9 - 7th
Homeruns
1939 - 35 - 5th
1940 - 67 - 2nd
1941 - 78 - 1st
1942 - 65 - 2nd
1943 - 80 - 1st
1944 - 78 - 1st
RBI
1940 - 165 - 2nd
1941 - 186 - 1st
1942 - 165 - 2nd
1943 - 192 - 1st
1944 - 161 - 1st
Runs
1940 - 187 - 1st
1941 - 186 - 1st
1942 - 184 - 1st
1943 - 168 - 1st
1944 - 143 - 2nd
BB
1940 - 223 - 1st
1941 - 213 - 1st
1942 - 201 - 1st
1943 - 203 - 1st
1944 - 178 - 1st
    

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