#48 Nick Etten, First Base, 33 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Saturday, 6/3/1947
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Nick Etten

9/19/1913
33
USA,IL,SPRING GROVE
6"2
198

First Base
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2 / 6 (Fair)
1 / 6 (Insignificant)
Very inconsistent
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Normal
1.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 5,680,000
1947
8 Year(s), 22 Days (1398 total Days)
61 Day(s)
8 Year(s), 22 Days (1398 total Days)
9 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
2
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  
5/20SLAL 0-1401000000#4  
5/21SLAW 4-2201000120#5  
5/22SLAW 6-4300000010#5  
5/23@CHAW 9-3421001210#4  
5/24@CHAL 1-7400000000#5  
5/26@WASL 9-10401100011#5  
5/27@WASW 11-9432100210#5  
5/28@WASW 6-1310000010#5  
6/1NYYW 6-1312100210#4  
6/2@BOSL 6-7511100000#4  

Batting Stats 1947

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall41131268031922275.198.335.328.664.645.130
Projected12339378240957668115.198.335.328.664.645.130
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall36161100502431100.015.83.8
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP821001301100.250.222.375.597
vs. RHP123247031819274101.195.342.325.667
Close/Late1222002021100.167.267.333.600
Scoring Position38920218092201.237.380.447.827
Pinch Hitting510000100000.200.200.200.400
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home21631240069151.190.354.254.608
Road2068144031313124.206.317.397.714
This Week2832002210.375.444.6251.069
Last Week62242014651.182.333.409.742
March/April226714301811143.209.349.299.648
May1756930299122.161.304.321.626
June2832002210.375.444.6251.069

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
1947411312680319222712500.198.335.328.664DET
Total12274162119725130201712813755833168810.288.395.507.903 

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 1947

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
First Base403641930354545.989323.212.62    

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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