#65 Hank Thompson, Second Base, 23 yrs, Philadelphia (N) Blue Jays
Sunday, 2/12/1949
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Hank Thompson

12/8/1925
23
USA,OK,OKLAHOMA CITY
5"9
174

Second Base
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4.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 6,721,429
1949 (Arbitration eligible)
5 Year(s), 84 Days (944 total Days)
0 Day(s)
5 Year(s), 84 Days (944 total Days)
6 Year(s)
Arbitration eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall108679
Versus LHP88669
Versus RHP109679
Talent99598
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Fielding Ratings
2B : 2 (Range), .952 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 3
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  

Batting Stats 1949

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall0000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000
Projected0000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall000000000000.0.0.0
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP000000000000.000.000.000.000
vs. RHP000000000000.000.000.000.000
Close/Late000000000000.000.000.000.000
Scoring Position000000000000.000.000.000.000
Pinch Hitting000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS

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
194815560322447530871457815496015.371.441.6151.056PHI,NL
Total832316210662024414047771539861824531173.337.410.562.972 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1943, AAA691315580154344171090.420.480.8241.304

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
194772710302987322.370.500.7041.204
19481144163039104341.364.417.6361.053
Total187126605181811663.366.451.6621.113

Fielding Stats 1949

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%

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...
Was selected to the 1948 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 10/2/1948, hitting .385 with 3 HR, 4 RBI...
Won World Series with Philadelphia (N) in 1948...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1948, hitting .371 with 30 HR, 87 RBI...
1/31/1949: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,721,429 through salary arbitration...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1944 - .322 - 8th
1945 - .347 - 2nd
1946 - .316 - 10th
1947 - .323 - 9th
1948 - .371 - 1st
OBP
1945 - .417 - 9th
1948 - .441 - 4th
SLG
1945 - .595 - 8th
1946 - .530 - 10th
1947 - .552 - 9th
1948 - .615 - 4th
OPS
1945 - 1.012 - 7th
1947 - .957 - 10th
1948 - 1.056 - 4th
Hits
1945 - 217 - 2nd
1946 - 203 - 1st
1947 - 197 - 3rd
1948 - 224 - 1st
Doubles
1947 - 38 - 8th
1948 - 47 - 3rd
Triples
1945 - 13 - 2nd
1946 - 9 - 3rd
1947 - 10 - 1st
Runs
1945 - 144 - 4th
1946 - 136 - 5th
1947 - 149 - 3rd
1948 - 145 - 1st
SB
1944 - 52 - 4th
1945 - 59 - 3rd
1946 - 63 - 2nd
1947 - 62 - 3rd
1948 - 60 - 4th
 

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