#48 Nick Etten, First Base, 34 yrs, New York (N) Giants
Tuesday, 6/27/1948
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Nick Etten

9/19/1913
34
USA,IL,SPRING GROVE
6"2
198

First Base
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L
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Minimal
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2 / 6 (Fair)
2 / 6 (Fair)
Very inconsistent
Suffers
Normal
1.5 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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Big League Contract
$ 1,000,000
1949
9 Year(s), 48 Days (1596 total Days)
87 Day(s)
9 Year(s), 48 Days (1596 total Days)
10 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall57489
Versus LHP46479
Versus RHP67599
Talent57588
Running & Bunting Ratings
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4
2
2
3
1
Normal
Fielding Ratings
1B : 5 (Range), .985 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 4
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
6/4@PITW 5-2000000110#8  
6/6CINW 8-4000000000#8  
6/7CINL 8-10210000020#7  
6/10BROL 7-13100000000#9  
6/11BROW 8-2100000000#9  
6/12BROL 1-5100000000#9  
6/15CHCW 9-1100000000#3  
6/21@CINL 5-6010000000#9  
6/22PHIL 2-3302000010#6  
6/23PHIL 2-11300000001#5  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall3945154017573.333.423.489.912.906.156
Projected8396329021511156.333.423.489.912.906.156
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall65300021022500.09.27.5
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP100000111000.000.500.000.500
vs. RHP44154017462010.341.420.500.920
Close/Late1041002010000.400.455.500.955
Scoring Position1541005011000.267.313.333.646
Pinch Hitting2793006232010.333.387.444.832
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home212992003242.310.382.379.762
Road181662014331.375.474.6881.161
Last Week3620000111.333.429.333.762
March/April172381014100.348.348.522.870
May121053002232.500.615.8001.415
June101220001241.167.353.167.520

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
193910635810623415456772041022.296.410.508.919DET
1940153538158356287812496022001.294.399.537.937DET
1941155597180264329412189052713.302.389.519.909DET,AL
1942158526150314227510290132901.285.389.485.874DET
19431524941422543310810984042101.287.388.555.943DET,AL
194415853815929235118102109071210.296.410.552.962DET
19451535271493942110594101442240.283.399.491.891DET
194615145312735212707287222202.280.397.446.843DET
194713241811124115735972162500.266.370.435.806DET
194839451540175700300.333.423.489.912 NYN
Total13574494129727131214773855807837191810.289.395.506.901 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1938, AAA1214191543074511511913729108.368.516.7951.311
1939, AAA4818169113246459421482.381.496.8731.368

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
19434153000211000.200.250.200.450
Total4153000211000.200.250.200.450

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
First Base7657726401.00050.011.52    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 11th overall pick, by Detroit in 1938...
Injured on 6/15/1938 with a Hyper Extended Knee, out for 1-2 weeks...
Had first career hit on 5/28/1939, off Steve Larkin (PHA)...
Hit first career homerun on 5/31/1939, off Cy Moore (WAS)...
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1940...
Injured on 3/16/1941 with a Strained Thigh Muscle, out for one week...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,985,714 through salary arbitration...
Hit for the cycle against Washington on 5/31/1943...
Was selected to the 1943 Allstar game...
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1943...
1/31/1944: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,228,571 through salary arbitration...
Drove in 6 runs against New York (A) on 6/27/1944...
Hit 3 homeruns against Boston (A), driving in 5 runs on 8/6/1944...
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1944...
1/31/1945: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,235,714 through salary arbitration...
Drove in 9 runs against Washington on 5/31/1945...
9/17/1945: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $5,680,000 per year, for 2 years.
Signed as a free agent by New York (N) on 2/15/1948 to a 2-year deal worth $1,000,000 per year...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
OBP
1944 - .410 - 8th
SLG
1943 - .555 - 9th
1944 - .552 - 6th
1945 - .491 - 10th
OPS
1943 - .943 - 8th
1944 - .962 - 5th
1945 - .891 - 10th
Homeruns
1943 - 33 - 9th
1944 - 35 - 8th
RBI
1944 - 118 - 6th
BB
1944 - 109 - 5th
1945 - 101 - 8th
    

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