#65 Hank Thompson, Second Base, 22 yrs, Philadelphia (N) Blue Jays
Tuesday, 6/27/1948
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Hank Thompson

12/8/1925
22
USA,OK,OKLAHOMA CITY
5"9
174

Second Base
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4.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 4,364,286
1948 (Arbitration eligible)
4 Year(s), 171 Days (859 total Days)
87 Day(s)
4 Year(s), 171 Days (859 total Days)
5 Year(s)
Arbitration eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall98679
Versus LHP88669
Versus RHP109679
Talent99598
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3
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Fielding Ratings
2B : 2 (Range), .954 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 3
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
6/17@BROW 8-0433100010#1  
6/18@BROW 9-6201000000#5  
6/19CHCW 4-3401100201#1  
6/20CHCW 6-5434100110#1PoG 
6/21CHCL 3-9410000010#1  
6/22@NYNW 3-2600000000#1  
6/23@NYNW 11-2532010010#1  
6/24@NYNL 4-6411010010#1  
6/25@NYNW 6-1513000101#1  
6/26STLL 3-10402000000#1  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall732961212421748843323.409.461.6761.1371.451.267
Projected156631258514361021797049.409.461.6761.1371.451.267
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall713340002052004334782.9100.214.3
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP85338131022611200.388.419.6121.031
vs. RHP211881611438622712300.417.477.7011.179
Close/Late29113014730000.379.438.5861.024
Scoring Position501860229063500.360.393.600.993
Pinch Hitting210000000000.500.500.5001.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home361465790724381811.390.449.5961.045
Road37150641521024461512.427.473.7531.226
This Week1420000000.500.500.5001.000
Last Week732112204942.344.417.531.948
March/April25100405091825610.400.426.7201.146
May2599408071932168.404.479.6971.176
June23974111211127115.423.477.6081.085

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19436314552716253120017155.359.434.545.979 PHI
19441505381733961877110712444529.322.400.517.917PHI,NL
19451546252173613311031447805525917.347.417.5951.012PHI,NL
194615864220335928921366822456316.316.382.530.912PHI,NL
1947152609197381027931498311486211.323.405.552.957PHI,NL
194873296121242174884330523347.409.461.6761.137PHI
Total75028559631794112743865435351821928565.337.409.562.971 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1943, AAA691315580154344171090.420.480.8241.304

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
194772710302987322.370.500.7041.204
Total72710302987322.370.500.7041.204

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Second Base7371141255624048.980624.15.82    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 1st overall pick, by Philadelphia (N) in 1943...
Had first career hit on 7/13/1943, off Butch Wensloff (PIT)...
Hit first career homerun on 9/4/1943, off Johnny Sain (BRO)...
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Pittsburgh on 4/25/1944...
Was selected to the 1944 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/14/1944, hitting .414 with 3 HR, 7 RBI...
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/7/1945, hitting .400 with 4 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/1/1946, hitting .526 with 2 HR, 8 RBI...
Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Chicago (N) on 9/18/1946...
1/31/1947: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,150,000 through salary arbitration...
Hit for the cycle against St. Louis (N) on 5/3/1947...
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against St. Louis (N) on 5/3/1947...
Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game...
1/31/1948: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,364,286 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/24/1948, hitting .538 with 4 HR, 6 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against St. Louis (N) on 5/7/1948...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/8/1948, hitting .609 with 2 HR, 5 RBI...
Had 22-game hitting streak snapped on 5/17/1948...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1944 - .322 - 8th
1945 - .347 - 2nd
1946 - .316 - 10th
1947 - .323 - 9th
OBP
1945 - .417 - 9th
SLG
1945 - .595 - 8th
1946 - .530 - 10th
1947 - .552 - 9th
OPS
1945 - 1.012 - 7th
1947 - .957 - 10th
Hits
1945 - 217 - 2nd
1946 - 203 - 1st
1947 - 197 - 3rd
Doubles
1947 - 38 - 8th
Triples
1945 - 13 - 2nd
1946 - 9 - 3rd
1947 - 10 - 1st
Runs
1945 - 144 - 4th
1946 - 136 - 5th
1947 - 149 - 3rd
SB
1944 - 52 - 4th
1945 - 59 - 3rd
1946 - 63 - 2nd
1947 - 62 - 3rd
 

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