#35 Jeff Heath, Centerfield, 33 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Saturday, 9/9/1948
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Jeff Heath

4/1/1915
33
CAN,ON,FORT WILLIAM
5"10
205

Centerfield
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4.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 20,000,000
1950
11 Year(s), 163 Days (2055 total Days)
163 Day(s)
11 Year(s), 163 Days (2055 total Days)
12 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall79787
Versus LHP69787
Versus RHP79787
Talent79897
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1
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Fielding Ratings
3B : 5 (Range), .995 (Fielding Pct.)
LF : 9 (Range), .997 (Fielding Pct.)
CF : 8 (Range), .997 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 10 (Range), .994 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 6
Outfield Arm : 9

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
8/30WASW 6-4101000000#5  
8/31NYYW 19-3111001200#2  
9/1NYYL 7-9501100102#2  
9/2NYYL 1-3500000000#2  
9/3NYYW 6-4602100202#2  
9/4@BOSL 6-8301000020#2  
9/5@BOSW 4-1402000010#2  
9/6PHAW 13-1410000013#2  
9/7PHAW 9-8703100110#2  
9/8PHAL 3-5413001200#2  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall135492156375299011110682.317.438.5891.0281.177.272
Projected1555651794363310312812294.317.438.5891.0281.177.272
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall12560011206012907115865.2139.410.7
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP170551911034362438100.324.405.6241.029
vs. RHP3221011841956758244001.314.454.5711.026
Close/Late662260414161611000.333.463.6061.069
Scoring Position103306064703214100.291.456.524.980
Pinch Hitting821001222000.250.400.375.775
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home68252761721447543749.302.393.552.945
Road67240802031543576933.333.481.6291.110
This Week52291013253.409.519.5911.109
Last Week72682129315.308.333.6921.026
March/April25933570425222022.376.482.5811.063
May25872761411162416.310.459.5401.000
June2685318261425259.365.509.7181.227
July24942871717261711.298.405.6171.022
August27952361717201517.242.351.547.899
Sept/Oct838123016257.316.395.474.869

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19371465321664110411271248714601810.312.407.6581.065DET,AL
1938147546173511243133127911655208.317.411.6901.102DET,AL
1939141495165487301101079433501715.333.440.6401.081DET
19401535431836183613813313715651816.337.468.6781.146DET,AL
19411555441793564512412611012631317.329.441.6641.105DET,AL
194214852015434113511411411434711112.296.423.6061.029DET
19431575281754843711213411303641718.331.447.6481.095DET,AL
1944158570189499511471449315551610.332.423.7181.141DET,AL
19451585621843844413713610605781820.327.431.6441.075DET,AL
194615755718340144311612610013641712.329.430.6821.112DET,AL
1947151530179396391231219124801711.338.434.6551.089DET,AL
194813549215637529901111061182158.317.438.5891.028DET,AL
Total180664192086521964731471150312421545787197157.325.433.6571.090 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1936, AAA13849018529483170137123812414.378.496.9611.457
1937, AAA7261130511107640.423.5451.1151.661

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
19434144101123100.286.412.571.983
Total4144101123100.286.412.571.983

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Third Base30210301.0007.03.86    
Leftfield1000000.0001.00.00    
Centerfield12512529012430201.0001123.12.42    
Rightfield40300301.0008.03.38    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 5th overall pick, by Detroit in 1936...
Had first career hit (double) on 4/9/1937, off Denny Galehouse (SLA)...
Hit first career homerun on 4/9/1937, off Denny Galehouse (SLA)...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/15/1937, hitting .579 with 3 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1937, hitting .347 with 9 HR, 25 RBI...
Was selected to the 1937 Allstar game...
Won Rookie Of The Year in 1937, hitting .312 with 41 HR, 127 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1938, hitting .387 with 9 HR, 27 RBI...
Had 22-game hitting streak snapped on 6/26/1938...
Was selected to the 1938 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Chicago (A) on 9/10/1938...
Injured on 4/4/1939 with a Pulled Abdominal Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks...
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against New York (A) on 7/19/1939...
1/31/1940: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,600,000 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/31/1940, hitting .615 with 2 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/21/1940, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/28/1940, hitting .545 with 4 HR, 9 RBI...
1/31/1941: Gets a new one-year contract worth $7,178,571 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against St. Louis (A) on 7/9/1941...
Drove in 6 runs against New York (A) on 7/18/1941...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/31/1941, hitting .462 with 3 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1941, hitting .449 with 7 HR, 28 RBI...
Drove in 7 runs against Washington on 8/2/1941...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $7,178,571 through salary arbitration...
Injured on 3/8/1942 with a Pulled Abdominal Muscle, out for one week...
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (A) on 4/24/1942...
Hit 3 homeruns against Boston (A), driving in 5 runs on 8/7/1942...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/14/1942, hitting .458 with 5 HR, 11 RBI...
Injured on 9/28/1942 with a Torn Groin Muscle, out for 4 weeks...
10/15/1942: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $20,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Was selected to the 1943 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/4/1943, hitting .526 with 3 HR, 6 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Washington on 5/5/1944...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/8/1944, hitting .444 with 4 HR, 12 RBI...
Hit 3 homeruns against Boston (A), driving in 7 runs on 6/7/1944...
Was selected to the 1944 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/21/1944, hitting .455 with 4 HR, 8 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/4/1944, hitting .367 with 4 HR, 12 RBI...
Hit 3 homeruns against Washington, driving in 5 runs on 4/10/1945...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/17/1945, hitting .433 with 5 HR, 13 RBI...
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Chicago (A) on 8/17/1945...
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Washington on 6/1/1946...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/5/1946, hitting .560 with 4 HR, 11 RBI...
Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game...
Hit 3 homeruns against Washington, driving in 6 runs on 7/30/1946...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/7/1946, hitting .478 with 4 HR, 11 RBI...
10/5/1946: Signed a contract extension with Detroit, $20,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Won Player of the Week award on 4/10/1947, hitting .542 with 3 HR, 6 RBI...
Hit 3 homeruns against Boston (A), driving in 4 runs on 4/14/1947...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/17/1947, hitting .480 with 4 HR, 7 RBI...
Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game...
Had 2000th career hit on 6/11/1948, off Red Embree (SLA)...
Was selected to the 1948 Allstar game...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1939 - .333 - 8th
1940 - .337 - 7th
1941 - .329 - 10th
1943 - .331 - 7th
1944 - .332 - 5th
1945 - .327 - 8th
1946 - .329 - 8th
1947 - .338 - 5th
OBP
1937 - .407 - 7th
1938 - .411 - 7th
1939 - .440 - 3rd
1940 - .468 - 2nd
1941 - .441 - 3rd
1942 - .423 - 8th
1943 - .447 - 3rd
1944 - .423 - 6th
1945 - .431 - 6th
1946 - .430 - 2nd
1947 - .434 - 7th
SLG
1937 - .658 - 3rd
1938 - .690 - 2nd
1939 - .640 - 2nd
1940 - .678 - 3rd
1941 - .664 - 3rd
1942 - .606 - 7th
1943 - .648 - 3rd
1944 - .718 - 3rd
1945 - .644 - 3rd
1946 - .682 - 1st
1947 - .655 - 3rd
OPS
1937 - 1.065 - 3rd
1938 - 1.102 - 3rd
1939 - 1.081 - 1st
1940 - 1.146 - 2nd
1941 - 1.105 - 2nd
1942 - 1.029 - 6th
1943 - 1.095 - 2nd
1944 - 1.141 - 3rd
1945 - 1.075 - 3rd
1946 - 1.112 - 2nd
1947 - 1.089 - 3rd
Hits
1944 - 189 - 5th
1945 - 184 - 7th
1946 - 183 - 8th
1947 - 179 - 8th
Doubles
1937 - 41 - 9th
1938 - 51 - 3rd
1939 - 48 - 4th
1940 - 61 - 1st
1943 - 48 - 1st
1944 - 49 - 2nd
1947 - 39 - 9th
Triples
1937 - 10 - 8th
1938 - 12 - 2nd
1940 - 8 - 9th
1942 - 11 - 4th
1944 - 9 - 5th
1946 - 14 - 3rd
1947 - 6 - 10th
Homeruns
1937 - 41 - 3rd
1938 - 43 - 4th
1939 - 30 - 10th
1940 - 36 - 7th
1941 - 45 - 5th
1942 - 35 - 8th
1943 - 37 - 5th
1944 - 51 - 3rd
1945 - 44 - 2nd
1946 - 43 - 3rd
1947 - 39 - 6th
RBI
1937 - 127 - 4th
1938 - 133 - 4th
1940 - 138 - 7th
1944 - 147 - 3rd
1945 - 137 - 4th
1946 - 116 - 9th
1947 - 123 - 7th
Runs
1937 - 124 - 6th
1938 - 127 - 5th
1940 - 133 - 7th
1941 - 126 - 9th
1943 - 134 - 4th
1944 - 144 - 1st
1945 - 136 - 2nd
1946 - 126 - 2nd
1947 - 121 - 7th
BB
1937 - 87 - 8th
1938 - 91 - 7th
1939 - 94 - 10th
1940 - 137 - 5th
1941 - 110 - 6th
1942 - 114 - 7th
1943 - 113 - 7th
1945 - 106 - 7th
1946 - 100 - 10th
    

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