#77 Deacon Donahue, Closer, 28 yrs, Detroit Tigers
Sunday, 10/15/1948
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Deacon Donahue

6/23/1920
28
USA,IL,CHICAGO
6"0
185

Closer
R
R
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Great Leader
3 / 6 (Well Known)
3 / 6 (Well Known)
Good
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4.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 300,000
1948 (Arbitration eligible)
3 Year(s), 166 Days (682 total Days)
172 Day(s)
3 Year(s), 166 Days (682 total Days)
5 Year(s)
Arbitration eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall391089-92 Mph
Versus LHB2910 
Versus RHB3910 
Talent31010 
Pitching Ratings
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4
63
3
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Curveball
Slider
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall13112
Versus LHP13112
Versus RHP13112
Talent11116
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3
3
2
1
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Fielding Ratings
P : 5 (Range), .997 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
7/23@PHAW 7-6 0.232200     
7/26@CLEL 4-5 1.232212L    
7/28@CHAW 4-3 110001SV    
7/29@CHAW 8-6 0.100000SV    
8/12@BOSL 6-7 200001     
8/18CLEW 10-9 111120W    
8/21@CHAW 8-6 0.100001SV    
8/29WASL 6-9 0.210000     
8/30WASW 6-4 100000SV    
9/7PHAW 9-8 231111W    

Pitching Stats 1948

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall27073133.9432.033161417140.000.0
Projected27073133.9432.03316141714     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 18476.5272314.39.33.94.820.05240.04.56
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB51113214475000.216.300.412.712
vs. RHB68221111412109001.324.407.412.819
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home803133.009.093373
Road19042104.3023.02413111011
Postseason000000.000.000000
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week000000.000.000000
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April501040.006.040012
May501035.405.054361
June301114.154.163231
July802236.529.2137747
August501021.805.021122
Sept./Oct.101004.502.031111

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
19452402576.3925.1371918389001.78.340DET
19463602153.0250.250231721831001.34.291DET,AL
194727031141.6327.232851615001.37.344DET
194827073133.9432.033161421714001.56.301DET
Total11401410393.58135.2152665484969001.48.314 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1943, AAA57032123.2156.057252012038001.38.309
1944, AAA47032181.7945.1329901524001.04.246
1945, AAA301013.864.2422123001.29.231

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
Total000000.000.00000000

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19452431100110100.333.333.6671.000DET
19463660000000300.000.000.000.000DET,AL
19472750000000400.000.000.000.000DET
19482721000010100.500.500.5001.000DET
Total114162100120900.125.125.188.313 

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher27011031.66732.00.84    

Player History

Drafted in 2nd round, 22nd overall pick, by Detroit in 1943...
Injured on 5/30/1943 with a Hyper Extended Elbow, out for 1-2 weeks...
Had first career hit (double) on 6/18/1945, off Al Hollingsworth (BOS)...
Earned first career win on 8/2/1945...
Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
Saves
1945 - 7 - 6th
1946 - 5 - 9th
1947 - 14 - 2nd
    

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