#48 Nick Etten, First Base, 31 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Nick Etten

9/19/1913
31
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
$ 4,235,714
1945
6 Year(s), 92 Days (1124 total Days)
131 Day(s)
6 Year(s), 92 Days (1124 total Days)
7 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall676810
Versus LHP475710
Versus RHP686910
Talent67599
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5
2
2
3
1
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Fielding Ratings
1B : 5 (Range), .985 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 4
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/27@CLEW 9-5510000000#4  
7/28@CLEL 2-6401000200#3  
7/29@CLEW 6-5401000110#4  
7/30WASL 8-10512101300#4  
7/31WASW 5-3310000010#4  
8/2BOSW 8-7400000010#4  
8/3BOSL 3-13301100020#4  
8/4BOSW 8-2312200110#4  
8/5NYYW 7-6522100011#4  
8/6NYYL 0-3301000010#4  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall1083811112311680697314.291.407.483.890.926.192
Projected1595611633412411810210821.291.407.483.890.926.192
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall10045937014021844030100.076.97.3
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP8720601713125102.230.333.333.667
vs. RHP29491171157356619101.310.429.527.956
Close/Late39921049182001.231.483.333.816
Scoring Position11939307620224200.328.427.529.956
Pinch Hitting600000121000.000.250.000.250
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home551875010193229388.267.395.476.871
Road531946113074840356.314.420.490.910
Last Week62164001471.286.464.476.940
March/April2592327031915133.348.430.522.952
May2694266062721183.277.398.532.930
June2790304041817195.333.450.511.961
July2587172131513172.195.330.345.675
August51864001361.333.500.5561.056

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
194510838111123116806973321430.291.407.483.890DET
Total990343210061922518159869461342713378.293.398.522.920 

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 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
First Base10710011619110812608.994902.012.57    

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...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
OBP
1944 - .410 - 8th
SLG
1943 - .555 - 9th
1944 - .552 - 6th
OPS
1943 - .943 - 8th
1944 - .962 - 5th
Homeruns
1943 - 33 - 9th
1944 - 35 - 8th
RBI
1944 - 118 - 6th
BB
1944 - 109 - 5th
    

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