#57 Elbie Fletcher, Rightfield, 31 yrs, Cleveland Indians
Tuesday, 1/31/1948
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Elbie Fletcher

3/18/1916
31
USA,MA,MILTON
6"0
190

Rightfield
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3 / 6 (Well Known)
3 / 6 (Well Known)
Very inconsistent
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3.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 8,000,000
1948
12 Year(s), 34 Days (2098 total Days)
0 Day(s)
12 Year(s), 34 Days (2098 total Days)
14 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall782109
Versus LHP672109
Versus RHP882109
Talent783108
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5
1
1
3
1
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Fielding Ratings
1B : 3 (Range), .959 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 3 (Range), .991 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 2
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall0000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000
Projected0000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall000000000000.0.0.0
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP000000000000.000.000.000.000
vs. RHP000000000000.000.000.000.000
Close/Late000000000000.000.000.000.000
Scoring Position000000000000.000.000.000.000
Pinch Hitting000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS

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
194513842612229213688085443712.286.407.455.862CLE
1946154498137334117796107453801.275.404.424.828CLE
1947152508168385870110127425031.331.466.472.939CLE
Total1812608518614077820511751383144740565083710.306.439.499.938 

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
19455133200011100.231.286.385.670
194662213302773100.591.6401.0001.640
1947103810321597401.263.378.526.904
Total8829084275105363632412.290.416.521.937

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%

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.
Drove in 7 runs against Washington on 9/7/1946...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1938 - .340 - 4th
1942 - .347 - 5th
1947 - .331 - 6th
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
1946 - .404 - 10th
1947 - .466 - 2nd
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
1946 - 107 - 8th
1947 - 127 - 6th
 

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