#3 Lazaro Salazar, Rightfield, 37 yrs, Cleveland Indians
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Lazaro Salazar

2/4/1908
37
NEGRO,LG,PLAYER
5"9
182

Rightfield
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2 / 6 (Fair)
3 / 6 (Well Known)
Good
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Prone
2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 3,000,000
1945
16 Year(s), 35 Days (2787 total Days)
131 Day(s)
16 Year(s), 120 Days (2872 total Days)
21 Year(s)
Not eligible
1 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall66437
Versus LHP55436
Versus RHP76437
Talent75446
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3
2
1
3
1
Normal
Fielding Ratings
LF : 9 (Range), .981 (Fielding Pct.)
CF : 8 (Range), .931 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 9 (Range), .991 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 2
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/24@SLAW 4-0101000100#6  
7/25@SLAL 4-5000000000#2  
7/26@SLAW 7-4300000000#2  
7/29DETL 5-6000000000#2  
7/30NYYW 9-6101000100#4  
7/31NYYL 5-10301000110#6  
8/2@PHAW 7-2401000100#7  
8/3@PHAW 3-1100000000#4  
8/4@PHAW 7-4201000101#8  
8/6WASL 1-2100000000#8  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall88222811031050351925.365.413.572.985.993.207
Projected1303271191541574522837.365.413.572.985.993.207
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall462440006211272300.051.69.3
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP47110027797020.234.345.362.707
vs. RHP17570103843281018100.400.430.6291.059
Close/Late25103005023020.400.414.520.934
Scoring Position5925322360710100.424.478.6441.122
Pinch Hitting351230111316000.343.361.514.875
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home44119476252723117.395.436.6051.041
Road44103344152312818.330.378.534.912
Last Week51130003011.273.333.273.606
March/April22422161214722.500.511.8331.344
May236018203910510.300.348.483.832
June196420103131188.313.384.469.852
July20482012212744.417.462.6461.107
August4820002001.250.250.250.500

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
1927828722033100700.250.276.464.740DET
193015353914741017846424088331.273.299.443.743CIN
193115554014034317857747069603.259.315.428.743CIN
193215251414429225967431049210.280.319.490.809CIN
193315752314540220927428069621.277.311.476.787CIN
1934154548149396218170310410030.272.309.480.789CIN
193512936112433115745624066501.343.379.565.944CIN
19361595981553851610479410613210.259.304.420.724CIN
19371575981713422410385370810951.286.323.470.793CIN
1938141504147295169979510210031.292.355.464.820CIN
1939143542162253209277320411301.299.336.467.802CIN CHC
1940157598190213249888440212011.318.363.483.847CHC
1941115322831209503817038500.258.292.379.671 NYN
1942138521138213136274380311310.265.313.392.705NYN
19436910840100626224011600.370.389.6301.019NYN
1944107321971818434125004801.302.353.439.792NYN
1945882228110310503519012500.365.413.572.985 CLE
Total218273872120436412611242103649406414002011.287.329.463.792 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1924, A138520128213216254641051013.246.329.419.748
1925, A142000010100.500.500.5001.000
1925, AA1315001363412077644466133.272.329.464.793
1926, AA111422139292348584505186.329.397.6491.046
1926, AAA145311201443600.208.250.302.552
1927, AAA102398126242156255505359.317.389.500.889
1928, AAA1365171562232895785194811.302.364.518.882
1929, AAA124454132321319473447446.291.350.570.920

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1938114012001752520.300.333.375.708
Total114012001752520.300.333.375.708

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Catcher11200201.00011.01.64210.0
Leftfield22722002201.00087.12.27    
Centerfield2684600526.885114.04.11    
Rightfield31306321661.985239.02.49    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 9th overall pick, by Detroit in 1924...
Injured on 3/28/1925 with a Bruised Heel, out for 1-2 weeks...
Injured on 5/26/1926 with a Bruised Ribs, out for 1-2 weeks...
Injured on 7/28/1927 with a Broken Ribs, out for 6 weeks...
Had first career hit on 9/21/1927, off Andy Cooper (BOS)...
Injured on 7/1/1928 with a Strained Rib Cage Muscle, out for one week...
Traded from Detroit to Cincinnati on 7/5/1928 (Going to DET: P Bert Cole. Going to CIN: LF Lazaro Salazar)...
Injured on 3/31/1929 with a Jammed Finger, out for one week...
Injured on 7/29/1929 with a Bruised Neck, out for 3 days...
Hit first career homerun on 4/17/1930, off Rube Currie (CHC)...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1930...
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (N) on 6/3/1931...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/5/1931, hitting .429 with 3 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1931...
Drove in 7 runs against Chicago (N) on 4/15/1932...
Hit 3 homeruns against Chicago (N), driving in 3 runs on 5/7/1932...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/8/1932, hitting .474 with 4 HR, 7 RBI...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1932...
1/31/1933: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,878,571 through salary arbitration...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1933...
1/31/1934: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,878,571 through salary arbitration...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against St. Louis (N) on 6/21/1934...
1/31/1935: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,878,571 through salary arbitration...
5/19/1935: Signed a contract extension with Cincinnati, $3,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Drove in 7 runs against Pittsburgh on 6/30/1935...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Pittsburgh on 7/2/1935...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/3/1935, hitting .542 with 3 HR, 12 RBI...
Had 24-game hitting streak snapped on 6/26/1936...
Drove in 6 runs against Philadelphia (N) on 4/24/1937...
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against New York (N) on 8/30/1937...
7/22/1938: Signed a contract extension with Cincinnati, $6,000,000 per year, for 2 years.
Drove in 6 runs against Pittsburgh on 9/16/1938...
Won World Series with Cincinnati in 1938...
Traded from Cincinnati to Chicago (N) on 6/19/1939 (Going to CIN: P Fred Hutchinson, P Red Lynn, 3B Frankie Gustine, 3B Bob Kennedy. Going to CHC: RF Lazaro Salazar)...
Had 22-game hitting streak snapped on 6/3/1940...
Signed as a free agent by New York (N) on 2/21/1941 to a 2-year deal worth $4,000,000 per year...
9/9/1942: Signed a contract extension with New York (N), $900,000 per year, for 2 years.
Injured on 9/8/1943 with a Torn Hip Muscle, out for 3 weeks...
Injured on 4/20/1944 with a Jammed Finger, out for 1-2 weeks...
Had 2000th career hit on 8/13/1944, off Fred Hutchinson (CIN)...
Signed as a free agent by Cleveland on 2/4/1945 to a 1-year deal worth $3,000,000 per year...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
Hits
1940 - 190 - 8th
    

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