#44 Max Butcher, Starting Pitcher, 34 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Max Butcher

9/21/1910
34
USA,WV,HOLDEN
6"2
240

Starting Pitcher
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R
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2 / 6 (Fair)
2 / 6 (Fair)
Very inconsistent
Normal
Normal
2.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 1,060,000
1945
8 Year(s), 84 Days (1460 total Days)
131 Day(s)
8 Year(s), 84 Days (1460 total Days)
9 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall26889-92 Mph
Versus LHB168 
Versus RHB268 
Talent278 
Pitching Ratings
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9
61
4
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Curveball
Slider
Splitfinger-Fastball
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall33116
Versus LHP33116
Versus RHP33116
Talent111110
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1
3
2
1
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Fielding Ratings
P : 4 (Range), .952 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
6/24WASW 6-0*950060WPoG   
6/28@PHAL 1-2*871114     
7/2@CHAL 3-4*8124412L    
7/9CLEW 10-7*9137729W    
7/13@SLAL 1-17*4.113111011L    
7/18NYYL 1-11*587722L    
7/22@PHAW 2-1*891132WPoG   
7/26@CHAW 8-3*973225W    
7/30WASL 8-10*8910543L    
8/3BOSL 3-13*5.11010952L    

Pitching Stats 1945

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall2929131404.79235.026314112589882069.021241.4
Projected4343192104.79346.0387208184131130     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 00.00013.610.13.43.444100.000.04.61
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB4431301831064685228002.293.365.415.780
vs. RHB4761332141368733760000.279.322.422.744
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home14147705.52115.213481714645
Road15156704.07119.112960544343
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week1101015.195.11010952
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April773404.5058.05733292516
May773405.0760.17236342227
June774102.5560.05319172219
July773406.3151.17143361524
August1101015.195.11010952

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
1937242415703.50208.121995811969791911.38.284DET
19383131181104.27250.22731391192076882411.39.287DET,AL
1939282816903.19231.12239482974652021.28.268DET,AL
19403333121505.94266.232718617629132902101.72.312DET
19413232131705.85258.1319179168291091002111.66.316DET
19423434161204.83276.0319165148251121042111.56.309DET
19433535181404.71269.130016014129981362111.48.300DET
19444545251604.11372.2410186170251281183131.44.292DET,AL
19452929131404.79235.02631411252389882021.50.297DET
Total29129114611504.602368.1265313451210208887868198121.49.297 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1936, AAA3131111404.44237.128714211719731421011.52.329
1937, AAA13135304.11103.0123534773151401.50.326

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
1943110106.758.09665310
Total110106.758.09665310

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19372478113008722000.141.153.179.332DET
19383198161105512200.163.172.194.366DET,AL
193928871120061002400.126.125.149.274DET,AL
1940331061520071021800.142.157.160.318DET
194132971940011941600.196.228.237.465DET
194234101132008851800.129.170.149.318DET
1943359590103522900.095.113.116.229DET
194445136162002703100.118.124.132.256DET,AL
19452985152107712300.176.195.224.419DET
Total291883125183057681720100.142.159.169.327 

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher292924482786.923235.02.99    

Player History

Drafted in 3rd round, 37th overall pick, by Detroit in 1936...
Had first career hit on 6/9/1937, off Peaches Davis (CLE)...
Earned first career win on 6/9/1937...
Was selected to the 1938 Allstar game...
Was selected to the 1939 Allstar game...
Injured on 9/4/1939 with a Strained Tricep Muscle, out for 5 weeks...
1/31/1941: Gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $535,714 through salary arbitration...
Injured on 5/16/1943 with a Strained Elbow Ligament, out for 1-2 weeks...
7/13/1943: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $1,060,000 per year, for 2 years.
Was selected to the 1944 Allstar game...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
ERA
1937 - 3.50 - 5th
1938 - 4.27 - 7th
1939 - 3.19 - 3rd
WHIP
1937 - 1.38 - 9th
1938 - 1.39 - 8th
1939 - 1.28 - 4th
Wins
1938 - 18 - 8th
1944 - 25 - 1st
IP
1944 - 372.2 - 1st
BB
1944 - 128 - 7th
CG
1938 - 24 - 8th
1944 - 31 - 4th
SHO
1939 - 2 - 7th
1944 - 3 - 2nd
   

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