#72 Lyman Bostock, First Base, 30 yrs, Pittsburgh Pirates
Tuesday, 6/27/1948
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Lyman Bostock

3/11/1918
30
NEGRO,LG,PLAYER
6"1
220

First Base
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Average
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1.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 4,250,000
1949
7 Year(s), 87 Days (1291 total Days)
87 Day(s)
7 Year(s), 87 Days (1291 total Days)
8 Year(s)
Not eligible
2 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall83158
Versus LHP52148
Versus RHP93159
Talent93158
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4
1
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4
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
1B : 3 (Range), .978 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 3 (Range), .983 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 4
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
6/14BSNL 5-7101000100#2  
6/15BSNW 6-4411000000#1  
6/16CHCW 7-3410000011#1  
6/17CHCL 4-11100000000#9  
6/18CHCW 4-1401000000#1  
6/19@BROW 7-2322100010#6  
6/21@BROW 5-4312001211#8PoG 
6/23STLL 5-7101000000#6  
6/24STLW 10-2413000210#6  
6/25STLL 0-7400000001#8  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall44121476011420913.388.432.463.895.859.074
Projected94258100130230431928.388.432.463.895.859.074
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall271321103015671150.024.78.5
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP50132002958000.260.327.300.627
vs. RHP7134401121145101.479.506.5771.084
Close/Late1370000111000.538.571.5381.110
Scoring Position281030012013100.357.367.464.831
Pinch Hitting1380002202101.615.600.6151.215
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home23632640071152.413.457.476.933
Road21582120179411.362.403.448.852
Last Week51581014432.533.611.8001.411
March/April112992004430.310.382.379.762
May1540161002707.400.400.425.825
June1852223018966.423.483.5381.021

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
1941122307102921414233034910.332.394.384.778PIT
19421303671121323474630035210.305.355.376.731PIT
1943128431146945507846014901.339.402.413.815PIT
1944140524169737468251016532.323.382.387.769PIT
1945143532183722497449034710.344.397.376.773PIT
1946130446143744386741113211.321.378.381.759PIT
19471143671241012466144133002.338.407.387.794PIT
1948441214760114209111311.388.432.463.895PIT
Total9513095102668182533147030331633787.332.390.389.779 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1940, AAA1334671587124086856059.338.437.370.808
1943, AAA331000202100.333.600.333.933

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
Total000000000000.000.000.000.000

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
First Base201818013221952.990149.011.78    
Centerfield1000000.0002.00.00    
Rightfield11913001301.00081.01.44    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 4th overall pick, by Pittsburgh in 1940...
Had first career hit on 4/1/1941, off Dizzy Trout (BSN)...
Hit first career homerun on 9/6/1941, off Virgil Trucks (NYN)...
1/31/1944: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,021,429 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1945: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,528,571 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1946: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,528,571 through salary arbitration...
Injured on 3/11/1946 with a Jammed Finger, out for 1-2 weeks...
9/25/1946: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $4,250,000 per year, for 3 years.
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1944 - .323 - 6th
1945 - .344 - 3rd
Hits
1945 - 183 - 8th
   

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