#26 Bobo "Buck" Newsom, Starting Pitcher, 37 yrs, Washington Senators
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Bobo Newsom
Buck
8/11/1907
37
USA,SC,HARTSVILLE
6"2
230

Starting Pitcher
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R
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Great Leader
2 / 6 (Fair)
3 / 6 (Well Known)
Good
Normal
Normal
2.0 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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Big League Contract
$ 5,680,000
1945
15 Year(s), 119 Days (2699 total Days)
132 Day(s)
16 Year(s), 123 Days (2875 total Days)
16 Year(s)
Not eligible
1 Option Year(s) left
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall251091-94 Mph
Versus LHB1410 
Versus RHB2510 
Talent1410 
Pitching Ratings
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8
60
3
 Pitches:
Fastball
Splitfinger-Fastball
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall33112
Versus LHP33112
Versus RHP33112
Talent111110
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1
3
2
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 7 (Range), .996 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
6/28@CHAL 4-7*8117475L    
7/2PHAL 4-11*5119921L    
7/8@NYYW 13-2*952263W    
7/12BOSL 2-11*4.28101064L    
7/16SLAW 6-3*943167W    
7/20@CLEL 1-2*8132214L    
7/24PHAW 5-3*9103334W    
7/28NYYL 4-13*69111183L    
8/2SLAW 9-1*941123WPoG   
8/6@CLEW 2-1*951126WPoG   

Pitching Stats 1945

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall2828111504.94217.0245127119100861967.911450.0
Projected4141162204.94319.0361187175147127     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 00.00014.410.23.64.15360.000.04.71
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB426129241870746028001.303.385.420.806
vs. RHB438116214749534058000.265.323.379.702
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home14147605.43107.211870655846
Road14144904.45109.112757544240
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week222001.0018.092249
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April662403.8351.25922221524
May662304.5048.05425242515
June772406.1048.26338332412
July773406.7550.26040383226
August222001.0018.092249

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
1929220204.0018.01988379201.44.308 WAS
193019124705.47100.1132656114551701.76.369WAS
1931282113603.66172.11678170665911121.35.288WAS
19323232171104.29272.2287147130121291422011.53.305WAS
19334343182104.76349.2384203185211281973021.46.316WAS
19344343202004.76331.0331195175141682222621.51.305WAS
19354040201403.73330.2325160137181361722931.39.288WAS
19363232181103.84269.2280127115101071362111.44.304WAS
19374242191905.05331.2378204186181411762311.56.321WAS
19384040201504.71325.0348178170251311612421.47.301WAS
19393939201303.99324.2312159144151441742241.40.280WAS,AL
19404545301103.55377.2353162149171671683421.38.274WAS,AL
19412828141004.68219.0210120114211051101721.44.274WAS
19423838171404.97295.0325167163201491391701.61.306WAS
19433434121404.14286.2282144132101441212221.49.285WAS
19444141161604.15336.0314162155201661292601.43.264WAS
19452828111504.94217.024512711915100861911.59.301WAS
Total57456026921904.374557.046922409221324620322284350251.48.296 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1929, AAA171711402.17136.2115393355294851.22.270
1930, AAA994202.3078.163252052956301.17.257

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
1935331207.4821.234231891110
Total331207.4821.234231891110

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
1929260000000200.000.000.000.000 WAS
1930193690002201400.250.250.250.500WAS
1931285261002222000.115.148.135.283WAS
19323210691016504900.085.084.123.207WAS
193343129252027735800.194.212.256.468WAS
193443124122003625500.097.111.113.224WAS
193540115221006845000.191.223.200.423WAS
193632100120004814200.120.127.120.247WAS
1937421231720171246200.138.165.179.344WAS
193840104211007954000.202.241.212.453WAS
193939120212107714600.175.180.208.389WAS,AL
19404514124300121025601.170.181.191.372WAS,AL
194128801420171243400.175.224.237.461WAS
1942381031410011544300.136.168.146.314WAS
19433499131008324200.131.147.141.288WAS
1944411152530191024500.217.231.270.500WAS
19452873133016622600.178.197.260.458WAS
Total574162625725171041123868401.158.178.188.365 

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher2828145006401.000217.02.65    

Player History

Drafted in 2nd round, 25th overall pick, by Washington in 1929...
Injured on 5/27/1929 with a Pulled Bicep Muscle, out for 6-7 weeks...
Had first career hit on 5/23/1930, off Herb Bradley (PHA)...
Earned first career win on 5/23/1930...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1931, going 4-1, 0.64...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1932, going 5-1, 2.61...
Injured on 5/24/1932 with a Pulled Bicep Muscle, out for 3 weeks...
Hit first career homerun on 7/28/1932, off Jim Mooney (BOS)...
1/31/1934: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,700,000 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1935: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,700,000 through salary arbitration...
Injured on 5/5/1935 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for 3 weeks...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/24/1935, winning 2 games with a 0.50 ERA...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/21/1935, winning 2 games with a 2.00 ERA...
9/17/1935: Signed a contract extension with Washington, $7,500,000 per year, for 3 years.
Won Player of the Week award on 8/14/1938, winning 2 games with a 1.00 ERA...
10/26/1938: Signed a contract extension with Washington, $3,530,000 per year, for 2 years.
Was selected to the 1939 Allstar game...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1940, going 6-1, 2.61...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1940, going 6-2, 2.03...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
7/6/1940: Signed a contract extension with Washington, $10,000,000 per year, for 3 years.
Won Most Valuable Pitcher in 1940, going 30-11, 3.55 ERA...
Injured on 4/22/1941 with a Inflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for 5 weeks...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1941, going 5-1, 2.38...
7/13/1943: Signed a contract extension with Washington, $5,680,000 per year, for 2 years.
Injured on 8/12/1943 with a Sore Elbow, out for one week...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
ERA
1931 - 3.66 - 6th
1935 - 3.73 - 7th
1936 - 3.84 - 4th
1939 - 3.99 - 5th
1940 - 3.55 - 2nd
1941 - 4.68 - 9th
1943 - 4.14 - 6th
WHIP
1939 - 1.40 - 8th
1940 - 1.38 - 4th
1941 - 1.44 - 8th
Wins
1932 - 17 - 8th
1933 - 18 - 9th
1934 - 20 - 6th
1935 - 20 - 6th
1936 - 18 - 10th
1937 - 19 - 7th
1938 - 20 - 5th
1939 - 20 - 6th
1940 - 30 - 1st
Losses
1933 - 21 - 5th
1934 - 20 - 2nd
1937 - 19 - 3rd
IP
1933 - 349.2 - 3rd
1934 - 331.0 - 6th
1935 - 330.2 - 8th
1937 - 331.2 - 9th
1938 - 325.0 - 4th
1939 - 324.2 - 8th
1940 - 377.2 - 1st
1944 - 336.0 - 8th
K's
1932 - 142 - 5th
1933 - 197 - 4th
1934 - 222 - 2nd
1935 - 172 - 6th
1936 - 136 - 10th
1937 - 176 - 5th
1938 - 161 - 6th
1939 - 174 - 4th
1940 - 168 - 7th
BB
1932 - 129 - 4th
1933 - 128 - 4th
1934 - 168 - 1st
1935 - 136 - 2nd
1936 - 107 - 10th
1937 - 141 - 4th
1938 - 131 - 6th
1939 - 144 - 8th
1940 - 167 - 4th
1942 - 149 - 8th
1943 - 144 - 9th
1944 - 166 - 4th
CG
1933 - 30 - 2nd
1935 - 29 - 7th
1938 - 24 - 7th
1939 - 22 - 8th
1940 - 34 - 1st
1944 - 26 - 10th
SHO
1931 - 2 - 6th
1933 - 2 - 7th
1935 - 3 - 4th
1936 - 1 - 9th
1938 - 2 - 7th
1939 - 4 - 2nd
1940 - 2 - 3rd
1941 - 2 - 9th
1943 - 2 - 6th
 

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