#33 Joe "Smokey" Gonzales, Closer, 33 yrs, St. Louis (N) Cardinals
Tuesday, 6/27/1948
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Joe Gonzales
Smokey
3/19/1915
33
USA,CA,SAN FRANCISCO
5"9
190

Closer
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R
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1.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 500,000
1949
10 Year(s), 160 Days (1880 total Days)
87 Day(s)
10 Year(s), 160 Days (1880 total Days)
11 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall27888-91 Mph
Versus LHB278 
Versus RHB278 
Talent479 
Pitching Ratings
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8
64
4
 Pitches:
Fastball
Slider
Splitfinger-Fastball
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall13112
Versus LHP13112
Versus RHP13112
Talent11116
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1
3
2
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 4 (Range), .999 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
5/1@BROL 15-16*6.114111020     
5/5PITL 5-9 1.210001     
5/6@PHIL 5-6*886691L    
5/16NYNL 1-7*8.21477210L    
5/25@BROL 4-6*463012L    
5/26@CINL 5-14 0.233310     
5/30PITL 2-6*996323L    
6/8@NYNL 3-6*8116604L    
6/18CINL 7-8 220011     
6/20BSNL 2-6*6.286383L    

Pitching Stats 1948

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall1580716.2669.08758483529337.50225.0
Projected321701526.26147.01851241027562     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 10100.07315.911.33.84.67342.94125.06.88
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB14849411234362013000.331.397.6151.011
vs. RHB1383832418221516000.275.346.413.759
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home940415.0541.04529232222
Road640308.0428.0422925137
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week110104.056.286383
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April510116.4314.011101094
May750406.8138.15536291717
June320204.8616.22112998

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
1937803014.158.2744143001.27.214 CHC
19381700547.7114.0281312168002.43.443CHC,NL
19391703066.5018.0271413297002.00.347CHC
194019012102.9315.11775074001.57.304CHC
19412606636.5330.14122225198001.98.327CHC PHI
19422003384.4028.229141451314001.47.273PHI,NL
194323014134.6421.13114113108001.92.350PHI
19442002328.1725.14125233209002.41.396 BRO
19452300213.9929.13416135914001.47.293BRO
19461522103.7331.134161341112101.44.278BRO
19472702406.3231.137222271315001.60.291 NYY
19481580716.2669.0875848163529301.77.295 STL
Total230102337495.58322.241322520052156131401.76.316 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1937, AAA3634394.8552.063292831928111.58.341

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
1944300008.314.14444400
Total300008.314.14444400

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
1937810000000100.000.000.000.000 CHC
19381710000000000.000.000.000.000CHC,NL
19391721001110100.500.5002.0002.500CHC
19401900000000000.000.000.000.000CHC
19412610000000000.000.000.000.000CHC PHI
19422020000000000.000.000.000.000PHI,NL
19432300000000000.000.000.000.000PHI
19442020000000100.000.000.000.000 BRO
19452310000000000.000.000.000.000BRO
19461580000000500.000.000.000.000BRO
19472720000000100.000.000.000.000 NYY
1948152222001211000.091.130.182.312 STL
Total2304232012311900.071.093.190.283 

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher1583171211.95269.02.74    

Player History

Drafted in 2nd round, 20th overall pick, by Chicago (N) in 1937...
Earned first career win on 9/5/1937...
Was selected to the 1938 Allstar game...
Injured on 3/25/1939 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for one week...
Had first career hit (homerun) on 7/27/1939, off Ralph Birkofer (NYN)...
1/31/1941: Gets a new one-year contract worth $384,286 through salary arbitration...
Traded from Chicago (N) to Philadelphia (N) on 5/25/1941 (Going to CHC: P Verdell Mathis, LF Vince Dimaggio. Going to PHI: P Lefty Gomez, P Joe Gonzales)...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $580,000 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1942 Allstar game...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $580,000 through salary arbitration...
Signed as a free agent by Brooklyn on 2/8/1944 to a 3-year deal worth $1,600,000 per year...
Signed as a free agent by New York (A) on 4/9/1947 to a 1-year deal worth $1,500,000 per year...
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis (N) on 2/20/1948 to a 2-year deal worth $500,000 per year...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
Saves
1938 - 4 - 8th
1939 - 6 - 3rd
1940 - 10 - 3rd
1942 - 8 - 4th
1943 - 13 - 2nd
    

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