#29 Odell "Bad news" Hale, Second Base, 36 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Odell Hale
Bad news
8/10/1908
36
USA,LA,HOSSTON
5"10
195

Second Base
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R
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3 / 6 (Well Known)
6 / 6 (Extremely Popular)
Average
Normal
Prone
2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 9,500,000
1945
14 Year(s), 131 Days (2539 total Days)
131 Day(s)
14 Year(s), 131 Days (2539 total Days)
14 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall55246
Versus LHP55246
Versus RHP55246
Talent56145
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4
2
3
3
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
2B : 6 (Range), .961 (Fielding Pct.)
3B : 4 (Range), .961 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 10
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/27@CLEW 9-5511100300#5  
7/28@CLEL 2-6300000011#4  
7/29@CLEW 6-5501000000#5  
7/30WASL 8-10412100001#5  
7/31WASW 5-3401000101#5  
8/2BOSW 8-7512100001#5  
8/3BOSL 3-13301000020#5  
8/4BOSW 8-2411000000#5  
8/5NYYW 7-6601100102#5  
8/6NYYL 0-3400000000#5  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall100346112357365561953.324.359.491.850.799.168
Projected1475101655210496822878.324.359.491.850.799.168
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall783681105021704510100.061.16.8
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP83259202013714100.301.352.458.809
vs. RHP26387265345431239101.331.361.502.863
Close/Late461322087310000.283.327.413.740
Scoring Position106361331540812200.340.379.547.926
Pinch Hitting20101103614000.500.524.6501.174
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home501645315412427925.323.358.482.840
Road5018259203241291028.324.359.500.859
Last Week62662002224.231.286.308.593
March/April213722511121144.595.643.8651.508
May261093611311822513.330.360.514.873
June251002913202111514.290.321.460.781
July2378204111310319.256.280.372.652
August52252001223.227.292.318.610

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19311334631424548605935303476.307.359.473.832 PHA
19321556181984911159111750115777.320.372.508.880PHA
193315460416139618848950145696.267.322.440.762PHA
193414652213224613577231034386.253.293.397.690PHA
19351535731735410118785630455101.302.369.489.857PHA
19361575831825671686105640433166.312.378.515.892PHA,AL
19371404741383748567862124120.291.373.437.810 DET
1938148625188529218510951023344.301.353.514.866DET
19391204491273966518264132312.283.371.437.808DET
1940153573169461016861316801145122.295.363.494.857DET
194114849714839119897550054262.298.359.495.854DET
194215557017639418858251025074.309.364.486.850DET
194315753015933516988672053342.300.381.472.852DET
194411435211228310594937013120.318.382.500.882DET
19451003461123573655619125310.324.359.491.850DET,AL
Total21337779231761593198113912757678496299648.298.359.477.837 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1931, AAA197522414610101312.293.372.533.905

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
19434125100021000.417.462.500.962
Total4125100021000.417.462.500.962

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Second Base85781653296551521.959689.16.72    
Third Base90232501.00019.02.37    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 13th overall pick, by Philadelphia (A) in 1931...
Had first career hit on 4/22/1931, off Bill Harris (SLA)...
Hit first career homerun on 6/6/1931, off Vic Keen (SLA)...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/24/1931, hitting .565 with 2 HR, 8 RBI...
Hit for the cycle against Detroit on 4/10/1933...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/17/1933, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 8 RBI...
1/31/1934: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,278,571 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1935: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,278,571 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/28/1935, hitting .550 with 2 HR, 10 RBI...
1/31/1936: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,442,857 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/26/1936, hitting .478 with 3 HR, 8 RBI...
Was selected to the 1936 Allstar game...
Signed as a free agent by Detroit on 2/8/1937 to a 3-year deal worth $8,000,000 per year...
Injured on 6/12/1939 with a Inflamed Anterior Cruciate Ligament, out for 5 weeks...
8/13/1939: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $8,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Won Gold Glove at Second Base in 1940...
9/25/1942: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $9,500,000 per year, for 3 years.
Drove in 6 runs against Boston (A) on 9/26/1942...
Injured on 3/4/1943 with a Pulled Posterior Cruciate Ligament, out for 2 weeks...
Hit for the cycle against New York (A) on 5/14/1943...
Had 2000th career hit on 6/30/1943, off Tiny Bonham (CLE)...
Drove in 6 runs against Cleveland on 7/1/1943...
Injured on 7/23/1944 with a Strained Bicep Muscle, out for 4 weeks...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against St. Louis (A) on 4/27/1945...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/1/1945, hitting .750 with 0 HR, 6 RBI...
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
Hits
1932 - 198 - 10th
1938 - 188 - 5th
Doubles
1931 - 45 - 10th
1932 - 49 - 6th
1935 - 54 - 5th
1936 - 56 - 1st
1938 - 52 - 2nd
1939 - 39 - 10th
1940 - 46 - 8th
Triples
1932 - 11 - 4th
1935 - 10 - 5th
1938 - 9 - 5th
1940 - 10 - 3rd
Runs
1932 - 117 - 5th
1940 - 131 - 8th
 

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