#57 Elbie Fletcher, Rightfield, 29 yrs, Cleveland Indians
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Elbie Fletcher

3/18/1916
29
USA,MA,MILTON
6"0
180

Rightfield
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3 / 6 (Well Known)
2 / 6 (Fair)
Very inconsistent
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2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 7,000,000
1945
$ 8,000,000 (3 year(s))
9 Year(s), 165 Days (1713 total Days)
131 Day(s)
9 Year(s), 165 Days (1713 total Days)
11 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall784109
Versus LHP673109
Versus RHP884109
Talent783108
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6
1
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3
1
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Fielding Ratings
1B : 4 (Range), .962 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 3 (Range), .994 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 2
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/26@SLAW 7-4101000100#2  
7/27DETL 5-9400000002#5  
7/28DETW 6-2212100110#2  
7/29DETL 5-6321100100#5  
7/30NYYW 9-6523100000#5  
8/2@PHAW 7-2500000001#2  
8/3@PHAW 3-1301100010#5  
8/4@PHAW 7-4010000120#7  
8/5WASW 7-3411001100#5  
8/6WASL 1-2300000010#5  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall9830483222744556128.273.398.428.825.848.155
Projected1444481223231065819041.273.398.428.825.848.155
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall78372410803130311233.357.16.6
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP521511179105100.288.397.404.801
vs. RHP25268211637465123204.270.398.433.831
Close/Late321030159103000.313.476.500.976
Scoring Position7421601330188301.284.417.405.822
Pinch Hitting1141002352000.364.563.4551.017
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home5014442110524283112.292.425.472.897
Road4816041112220273016.256.373.388.761
Last Week51521012241.133.316.400.716
March/April258319411810179.229.363.337.700
May2258185031112165.310.459.5521.011
June2373238101114134.315.425.452.877
July2375214021217119.280.378.413.791
August51521012241.133.316.400.716

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19351952244131510600600.462.517.7501.267CLE
1936126386117191011608172042010.303.409.490.899CLE
193715249615029926108120107554770.302.427.554.982CLE
1938149517176391022126132147243741.340.485.5821.067CLE,AL
193915656116237332119149149693821.289.437.537.974CLE,AL
194015656517342917110129145124562.306.447.503.950CLE,AL
19411444931393621083111115584630.282.417.424.841CLE
1942158556193351118124141137255230.347.474.5471.021CLE,AL
194315553015838718125119126245561.298.432.498.930CLE
19441534971422851690105124543711.286.430.459.889CLE,AL
194598304832227445561432812.273.398.428.825CLE
Total146649571517329691801004115211893248411348.306.440.509.949 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1934, AAA1385081672523387127139861315.329.465.5811.046
1935, AAA130418139282268211715351149.333.507.5961.103

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1935642101311000.500.6001.5002.100
1936493100223000.333.500.444.944
1937113910301377200.256.370.410.780
193872152112511100.238.500.5711.071
1939114211412101011510.262.415.548.963
194011388411768701.211.348.447.795
19417275100335100.185.313.222.535
194210371430111126200.378.465.5411.006
Total672175819374146521811.267.409.479.888

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Catcher10300301.0005.24.76030.0
First Base5546435001.00041.010.98    
Rightfield8773155411601.994682.22.11    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 14th overall pick, by Cleveland in 1934...
Injured on 5/25/1935 with a Bruised Wrist, out for one week...
Had first career hit on 9/3/1935, off Luis Tiant sr (WAS)...
Hit first career homerun on 9/10/1935, off Schoolboy Rowe (SLA)...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1935...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1937, hitting .429 with 3 HR, 8 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1937, hitting .430 with 7 HR, 26 RBI...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1937...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/17/1938, hitting .545 with 3 HR, 7 RBI...
Was selected to the 1938 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/28/1938, hitting .600 with 1 HR, 4 RBI...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1938...
1/31/1939: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,128,571 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1939 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Boston (A) on 9/1/1939...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1939...
1/31/1940: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,128,571 through salary arbitration...
Drove in 6 runs against Boston (A) on 5/12/1940...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1940...
1/31/1941: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,128,571 through salary arbitration...
Drove in 6 runs against St. Louis (A) on 4/25/1941...
7/6/1941: Signed a contract extension with Cleveland, $7,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1941...
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Chicago (A) on 4/8/1942...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/1/1942, hitting .650 with 1 HR, 5 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1942, hitting .473 with 4 HR, 21 RBI...
Was selected to the 1942 Allstar game...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1942...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1942...
Hit for the cycle against St. Louis (A) on 8/24/1943...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1943...
Was selected to the 1944 Allstar game...
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1944...
7/14/1945: Signed a contract extension with Cleveland, $8,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1938 - .340 - 4th
1942 - .347 - 5th
OBP
1937 - .427 - 2nd
1938 - .485 - 1st
1939 - .437 - 4th
1940 - .447 - 3rd
1941 - .417 - 8th
1942 - .474 - 2nd
1943 - .432 - 6th
1944 - .430 - 4th
SLG
1938 - .582 - 8th
OPS
1937 - .982 - 5th
1938 - 1.067 - 4th
1939 - .974 - 9th
1942 - 1.021 - 8th
Triples
1936 - 10 - 4th
1938 - 10 - 3rd
1940 - 9 - 5th
1942 - 11 - 2nd
1943 - 7 - 7th
Homeruns
1939 - 32 - 8th
RBI
1938 - 126 - 5th
1939 - 119 - 9th
1943 - 125 - 9th
Runs
1937 - 120 - 8th
1938 - 132 - 4th
1939 - 149 - 3rd
1942 - 141 - 4th
BB
1937 - 107 - 2nd
1938 - 147 - 1st
1939 - 149 - 1st
1940 - 145 - 3rd
1941 - 115 - 5th
1942 - 137 - 4th
1943 - 126 - 4th
1944 - 124 - 3rd
 

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