#80 Wally Berger, Leftfield, 39 yrs, Cleveland Indians
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Wally Berger

10/10/1905
39
USA,IL,CHICAGO
6"2
208

Leftfield
R
R
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1.0 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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Big League Contract
$ 900,000
1945
14 Year(s), 131 Days (2539 total Days)
131 Day(s)
14 Year(s), 131 Days (2539 total Days)
15 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall24143
Versus LHP24143
Versus RHP24143
Talent34254
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2
6
10
3
1
Pull Hitter
Fielding Ratings
LF : 3 (Range), .965 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 3
Outfield Arm : 4

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/20WASW 2-1300000001#4  
7/21@BOSL 6-8411000000#4  
7/22@BOSW 5-4202100110#4  
7/25@SLAL 4-5100000020#4  
7/27DETL 5-9500000002#4  
7/29DETL 5-6300000000#4  
7/30NYYW 9-6300000001#4  
8/3@PHAW 3-1300000000#4  
8/5WASW 7-3400000001#4  
8/6WASL 1-2300000001#4  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall672183471018161560.156.209.197.406.304.041
Projected9932150101027242288.156.209.197.406.304.041
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall6023500070243800.08.61.2
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP37941064212000.243.282.405.687
vs. RHP1812530012121348200.138.194.155.349
Close/Late900000003000.000.000.000.000
Scoring Position579300140418200.158.206.211.417
Pinch Hitting611001003000.167.167.333.500
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home32991010057733.101.159.111.270
Road3511924610139827.202.250.269.519
Last Week31000000002.000.000.000.000
March/April18611020076215.164.188.197.384
May1342710024514.167.255.190.446
June1750931064315.180.226.280.506
July1655810032514.145.213.164.377
August31000000002.000.000.000.000

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
193115559117341926137101421675262.293.338.525.862CLE
193215458317329432113119675673181.297.371.525.896CLE
193315259420641941141146696757422.347.416.6531.069CLE,AL
19341565791954310341381346521078552.337.399.6221.021CLE,AL
193514956119125652146134675362325.340.414.6841.098CLE,AL
193615357919134546150131696469232.330.404.6441.048CLE,AL
193715557318845941143135701972313.328.397.6531.049CLE,AL
193815159822036050168160771573305.368.438.6791.117CLE,AL
193915763120936838159151762689402.331.401.594.996CLE,AL
194015861320840434151148702581412.339.406.584.990CLE,AL
1941154622170294331431147226121263.273.348.492.840CLE,AL
1942151595177363291351225835111312.297.360.514.874CLE
1943150578172295281331206535117164.298.369.510.879CLE
1944132473116204165781380213920.245.300.406.706CLE
19456721834710181615026000.156.209.197.406CLE
Total21948388262349181500193218129203981127741335.313.380.569.949 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1930, AAA1051114071133836282253.360.489.7931.282

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
19335142000035430.143.368.143.511
193514601311413741331.217.266.467.732
193672813311553010.464.516.7501.266
19371144114029741110.250.313.477.790
19387258300544530.320.414.440.854
19391146136031295710.283.353.609.962
19401146114031293920.239.286.522.807
19417284100335720.143.273.179.451
194210421821412121310.429.442.8101.251
Total83333932431771593459171.279.346.523.869

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Leftfield6260993111210.911484.12.08    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 6th overall pick, by Cleveland in 1930...
Had first career hit on 4/1/1931, off Vic Keen (SLA)...
Hit first career homerun on 4/25/1931, off George Meyers (SLA)...
Drove in 6 runs against New York (A) on 7/23/1931...
Won Rookie Of The Year in 1931, hitting .293 with 26 HR, 137 RBI...
Had 21-game hitting streak snapped on 5/28/1932...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/5/1933, hitting .400 with 2 HR, 12 RBI...
Was selected to the 1933 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1933, hitting .577 with 1 HR, 9 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Detroit on 7/24/1933...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1933, hitting .465 with 8 HR, 27 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1933, hitting .374 with 7 HR, 24 RBI...
Had 21-game hitting streak snapped on 9/2/1933...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1933, hitting .347 with 41 HR, 141 RBI...
1/31/1934: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,771,429 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/17/1934, hitting .593 with 3 HR, 8 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1934, hitting .368 with 8 HR, 28 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Detroit on 5/25/1934...
Was selected to the 1934 Allstar game...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1934, hitting .337 with 34 HR, 138 RBI...
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1934...
1/31/1935: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,771,429 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/26/1935, hitting .462 with 3 HR, 8 RBI...
Was selected to the 1935 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/31/1935, hitting .545 with 4 HR, 10 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1935, hitting .406 with 8 HR, 26 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Philadelphia (A) on 8/3/1935...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1935, hitting .368 with 11 HR, 31 RBI...
9/1/1935: Signed a contract extension with Cleveland, $16,500,000 per year, for 6 years.
Won Player of the Week award on 9/4/1935, hitting .481 with 4 HR, 12 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/11/1935, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 8 RBI...
Sets a new season AL-Record for HR with 50 on 9/24/1935...
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1935, hitting .352 with 12 HR, 26 RBI...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1935...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1935, hitting .340 with 52 HR, 146 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/17/1936, hitting .423 with 6 HR, 15 RBI...
Hit 3 homeruns against New York (A), driving in 6 runs on 6/16/1936...
Was selected to the 1936 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (A) on 8/18/1936...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/21/1936, hitting .538 with 6 HR, 15 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/29/1937, hitting .480 with 4 HR, 10 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1937, hitting .380 with 8 HR, 30 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/3/1937, hitting .522 with 2 HR, 7 RBI...
Was selected to the 1937 Allstar game...
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1937...
Had 22-game hitting streak snapped on 6/6/1938...
Had 30-game hitting streak snapped on 6/22/1938...
Was selected to the 1938 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1938, hitting .483 with 7 HR, 17 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1938, hitting .402 with 15 HR, 34 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Philadelphia (A) on 9/18/1938...
Sets a new season AL-Record for RBI with 154 on 9/19/1938...
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Washington on 9/20/1938...
Hit 3 homeruns against Washington, driving in 5 runs on 9/20/1938...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/25/1938, hitting .630 with 7 HR, 16 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1938, hitting .462 with 11 HR, 38 RBI...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1938, hitting .368 with 50 HR, 168 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1939, hitting .349 with 6 HR, 30 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/29/1939, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 11 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/3/1939, hitting .400 with 4 HR, 8 RBI...
Was selected to the 1939 Allstar game...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1939...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1939, hitting .331 with 38 HR, 159 RBI...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against St. Louis (A) on 8/17/1940...
Won Player of the Week award on 10/2/1940, hitting .619 with 2 HR, 3 RBI...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1940...
Had 2000th career hit on 5/14/1941, off Rudy Leopold (BOS)...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
7/6/1941: Signed a contract extension with Cleveland, $18,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1942...
Drove in 6 runs against Detroit on 9/10/1943...
Had 500th career homerun on 7/13/1944, off Al Veigel (DET)...
9/26/1944: Signed a contract extension with Cleveland, $900,000 per year, for 1 years.
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1933 - .347 - 5th
1934 - .337 - 2nd
1935 - .340 - 4th
1936 - .330 - 9th
1937 - .328 - 9th
1938 - .368 - 1st
1939 - .331 - 9th
1940 - .339 - 6th
OBP
1933 - .416 - 5th
1934 - .399 - 6th
1935 - .414 - 4th
1936 - .404 - 6th
1938 - .438 - 3rd
SLG
1931 - .525 - 10th
1932 - .525 - 9th
1933 - .653 - 1st
1934 - .622 - 1st
1935 - .684 - 1st
1936 - .644 - 2nd
1937 - .653 - 4th
1938 - .679 - 3rd
1939 - .594 - 8th
OPS
1932 - .896 - 10th
1933 - 1.069 - 1st
1934 - 1.021 - 1st
1935 - 1.098 - 1st
1936 - 1.048 - 3rd
1937 - 1.049 - 4th
1938 - 1.117 - 2nd
1939 - .996 - 7th
Hits
1933 - 206 - 2nd
1934 - 195 - 3rd
1935 - 191 - 4th
1936 - 191 - 6th
1937 - 188 - 6th
1938 - 220 - 2nd
1939 - 209 - 3rd
1940 - 208 - 4th
Doubles
1933 - 41 - 10th
1934 - 43 - 7th
1937 - 45 - 6th
Triples
1931 - 9 - 5th
1933 - 9 - 3rd
1934 - 10 - 3rd
1939 - 8 - 5th
Homeruns
1931 - 26 - 9th
1932 - 32 - 3rd
1933 - 41 - 1st
1934 - 34 - 5th
1935 - 52 - 1st
1936 - 46 - 1st
1937 - 41 - 4th
1938 - 50 - 1st
1939 - 38 - 4th
1940 - 34 - 10th
RBI
1931 - 137 - 1st
1932 - 113 - 5th
1933 - 141 - 1st
1934 - 138 - 1st
1935 - 146 - 1st
1936 - 150 - 1st
1937 - 143 - 2nd
1938 - 168 - 1st
1939 - 159 - 1st
1940 - 151 - 6th
1941 - 143 - 6th
1942 - 135 - 8th
1943 - 133 - 4th
Runs
1932 - 119 - 3rd
1933 - 146 - 1st
1934 - 134 - 2nd
1935 - 134 - 1st
1936 - 131 - 3rd
1937 - 135 - 4th
1938 - 160 - 1st
1939 - 151 - 1st
1940 - 148 - 3rd
SB
1931 - 26 - 7th
1933 - 42 - 4th
1934 - 55 - 2nd
1935 - 32 - 5th
1936 - 23 - 10th
1937 - 31 - 6th
1938 - 30 - 5th
1939 - 40 - 5th
1940 - 41 - 3rd
1941 - 26 - 8th
1942 - 31 - 7th
    

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