#19 Al "Boots" Hollingsworth, Starting Pitcher, 37 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Al Hollingsworth
Boots
2/25/1908
37
USA,MO,ST. LOUIS
6"0
184

Starting Pitcher
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L
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Minimal
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2 / 6 (Fair)
5 / 6 (Very Popular)
Very inconsistent
Normal
Normal
2.5 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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Big League Contract
$ 475,000
1945
6 Year(s), 105 Days (1137 total Days)
107 Day(s)
9 Year(s), 51 Days (1599 total Days)
10 Year(s)
Not eligible
Out of Option Years
Yes , Waivers cleared! REVOCABLE
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall26987-90 Mph
Versus LHB279 
Versus RHB269 
Talent279 
Pitching Ratings
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Holding Runners :

9
58
3
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Curveball
Slider
Splitfinger-Fastball
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall13112
Versus LHP13112
Versus RHP13112
Talent111110
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1
3
2
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 4 (Range), .952 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
6/9NYYW 5-4*883342W    
6/14@PHAW 5-4*9124412W    
6/18DETW 10-3*973343W    
7/1NYYL 1-4*964456L    
7/10@WASW 2-1*961142WPoG   
7/14@DETL 2-3*782234     
7/21CLEW 8-6*9116621W    
7/25@NYYW 10-7*774233     
7/29@PHAW 16-9*398740     
8/5CHAL 6-8*1096665     

Pitching Stats 1945

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall11116104.1589.08944413831654.50654.5
Projected16169104.15131.013165605646     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 00.00012.89.03.13.800.000.03.83
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB134286121212126000.209.270.313.584
vs. RHB21561162530322625000.284.354.447.800
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home664104.1754.04725252320
Road552004.1135.04219161511
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week110005.4010.096665
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April000000.000.000000
May000000.000.000000
June444003.3435.03313131110
July662104.5044.04725222116
August110005.4010.096665

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
1935773303.1754.050251922914501.46.259 BOS
19364413012.4321.0362929869102.00.346BOS
1938320209.9216.12419182146002.33.349BOS
19393333141705.37260.0290170155291091062201.53.292BOS
19404141201805.35309.237121618433139892601.65.300BOS,AL
1941404026804.54329.0367195166291251232801.50.294BOS,AL
19421642306.7043.052443252022101.67.315BOS
1943201107.363.2433022001.64.364BOS
19441085205.8769.078514593627601.65.294 BOS
194511116104.1589.089444173831601.43.264BOS
Total167150785805.211194.213617966921245184299501.57.294 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1935, AAA16169503.28123.1113514575476711.35.276
1936, AAA1342303.5151.143232021833301.19.266
1937, AAA1454303.6050.054222022327101.54.311
1938, AAA1464203.1363.163242211942111.29.301
1945, AAA553101.9042.2331193922210.98.226

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
19402202012.7111.119171681000
1941441303.8635.0261515172340
Total661506.0246.1453231253340

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19357192100010800.105.105.158.263 BOS
1936470000100200.000.000.000.000BOS
1938360000000000.000.000.000.000BOS
193933100103005424200.100.118.130.248BOS
194041116850010604600.069.068.112.180BOS,AL
194140123940181044900.073.102.130.232BOS,AL
194216132000100300.154.154.154.308BOS
1943210000100100.000.000.000.000BOS
1944103120001111300.065.094.065.158 BOS
1945113351001411200.152.176.182.358BOS
Total1674493814012826817600.085.100.122.222 

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher11119240341.97189.03.44    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 13th overall pick, by Boston (A) in 1935...
Injured on 6/24/1935 with a Hyper Extended Elbow, out for one week...
Earned first career win on 8/8/1935...
Had first career hit (double) on 8/24/1935, off Ed Walsh (PHA)...
Injured on 9/2/1935 with a Herniated Disc Back, out for 8 weeks...
Injured on 8/3/1936 with a Pulled Elbow Ligament, out for 1-2 weeks...
Injured on 4/14/1937 with a Torn Tricep Muscle, out for 8-9 weeks...
Injured on 8/19/1937 with a Stiff Elbow, out for one week...
Injured on 3/7/1938 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for 5 weeks...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
Hit first career homerun on 9/2/1941, off Marv Gudat (CLE)...
Won World Series with Boston (A) in 1941...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,092,857 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,092,857 through salary arbitration...
Released by Boston (A) on 5/12/1943...
Signed as a free agent by Boston (A) on 2/10/1944 to a 1-year deal worth $475,000 per year...
1/31/1945: Gets a new one-year contract worth $475,000 through salary arbitration...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
ERA
1941 - 4.54 - 8th
Wins
1940 - 20 - 5th
1941 - 26 - 2nd
Losses
1940 - 18 - 7th
IP
1940 - 309.2 - 10th
1941 - 329.0 - 5th
BB
1940 - 139 - 9th
CG
1939 - 22 - 7th
1940 - 26 - 6th
1941 - 28 - 3rd
    

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