#63 Pinky "Pinky" Higgins, Third Base, 36 yrs, Pittsburgh Pirates
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Pinky Higgins
Pinky
5/27/1909
36
USA,TX,RED OAK
6"1
185

Third Base
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R
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Minimal
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3 / 6 (Well Known)
6 / 6 (Extremely Popular)
Average
Normal
Normal
1.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 1,250,000
1945
12 Year(s), 155 Days (2219 total Days)
128 Day(s)
12 Year(s), 155 Days (2219 total Days)
15 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall54145
Versus LHP54145
Versus RHP53145
Talent53235
Running & Bunting Ratings
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3
3
5
3
1
Pull Hitter
Fielding Ratings
2B : 7 (Range), .949 (Fielding Pct.)
3B : 5 (Range), .993 (Fielding Pct.)
SS : 2 (Range), .992 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 10
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/9BSNW 5-4000000000#6  
7/11@CINW 6-4400000013#2  
7/12@CINL 3-7100000001#6  
7/18@STLL 2-3101000000#9  
7/20@STLW 8-5000000000#7  
7/21NYNL 3-9100000000#7  
7/22NYNW 15-8301000000#8  
7/28@BSNW 6-3100000000#3  
7/31CHCL 4-6401000100#2  
8/5STLL 1-5000000000#3  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall50951940156528.200.240.274.514.397.074
Projected741402860179741.200.240.274.514.397.074
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall2310000020026500.06.02.1
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP491340135312000.265.308.408.716
vs. RHP46600021216000.130.167.130.297
Close/Late1351002102000.385.385.462.846
Scoring Position1520003016000.133.188.133.321
Pinch Hitting431001000000.750.7501.0001.750
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home25431130022111.256.273.326.598
Road2552810134417.154.214.231.445
Last Week2410001000.250.250.250.500
March/April1841910114216.220.256.317.573
May92141000104.190.190.238.429
June121832003124.167.250.278.528
July101530001014.200.250.200.450

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
193213341230173200400.353.389.529.918PIT
193313748114531717728460145801.301.377.501.878PIT
193412542413522113566937123910.318.373.467.840PIT
19351334091222729596854123932.298.380.440.820PIT
193612333710927215685841222711.323.398.549.947PIT
193714447313533416769168236151.285.375.474.849PIT
193814553116643425919673125550.313.395.550.945PIT
1939107287691724372533032920.240.316.355.671PIT
1940110271752533284536103211.277.364.424.788PIT
19417214537913161811011820.255.306.393.699PIT
19421102897413310434033125320.256.332.426.758PIT
1943128343941522404739146520.274.346.347.693PIT
1944123338801304393129038621.237.295.311.605PIT
1945509519401565002800.200.240.274.514PIT
Total152044571272282311236376815211128594267.285.360.445.805 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1930, AAA127403137293248290764495.340.443.6051.048
1931, AAA122309105166208473822921.340.472.6251.097
1932, AAA13140513218127988692461010.326.444.5751.019

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1932113916300443300.410.452.487.940
19335175011423101.294.400.588.988
193493512301283100.343.395.514.909
19356206410451000.300.333.600.933
Total31111391022141910501.351.405.532.936

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Second Base15829389681.98582.07.46    
Third Base512811001.00017.05.29    
Shortstop2714225215784.949133.05.28    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 10th overall pick, by Pittsburgh in 1930...
Injured on 8/17/1931 with a Bruised Heel, out for 5 days...
Had first career hit on 9/10/1932, off Ted Trent (PHI)...
Hit first career homerun on 10/2/1932, off Clay Roe (PHI)...
Won World Series with Pittsburgh in 1934...
1/31/1936: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,564,286 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1937: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,265,714 through salary arbitration...
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Cincinnati on 4/5/1937...
1/31/1938: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,265,714 through salary arbitration...
9/9/1938: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $7,750,000 per year, for 3 years.
9/1/1941: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $1,240,000 per year, for 2 years.
Injured on 5/4/1943 with a Pulled Elbow Ligament, out for one week...
9/9/1943: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $1,250,000 per year, for 2 years.
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
OBP
1938 - .395 - 10th
    

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