#48 Nick Etten, First Base, 32 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Thursday, 5/11/1946
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Nick Etten

9/19/1913
32
USA,IL,SPRING GROVE
6"2
198

First Base
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3 / 6 (Well Known)
4 / 6 (Popular)
Very inconsistent
Suffers
Normal
2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 5,680,000
1947
7 Year(s), 3 Days (1207 total Days)
42 Day(s)
7 Year(s), 3 Days (1207 total Days)
8 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall575810
Versus LHP46479
Versus RHP675910
Talent67599
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4
2
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3
1
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Fielding Ratings
1B : 4 (Range), .983 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 4
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
4/30@SLAW 11-9423010000#3  
5/1@SLAW 8-1310000020#4  
5/3@WASL 4-5300000010#4  
5/4@WASW 1-0301000110#4  
5/5@WASW 6-2220000030#4  
5/6NYYL 2-3302100110#4  
5/7NYYL 5-6310000010#4  
5/8NYYL 4-6413100200#4  
5/9@BOSW 7-4502100100#4  
5/10@BOSL 1-2401000000#4  

Batting Stats 1946

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall331002610131716211.260.388.470.858.840.210
Projected153463120465147974975.260.388.470.858.840.210
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall26121050700471400.016.95.6
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP1252003110000.417.462.5831.045
vs. RHP88218131415201000.239.380.455.834
Close/Late1430001130000.214.353.214.567
Scoring Position286300110100000.214.421.321.742
Pinch Hitting610000010000.167.286.167.452
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home17511380010891.255.367.412.778
Road16491321378120.265.410.531.940
This Week31362003100.462.462.6151.077
Last Week61731002490.176.462.235.697
March/April2470177131211121.243.354.500.854
May93093005590.300.462.400.862

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
19463310026101317162100100.260.388.470.858DET
Total1068367810702182918964073566252914288.291.397.520.917 

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 1946

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
First Base292631219273332.994229.013.09    

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.
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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