#45 Ewell "The whip" Blackwell, Starting Pitcher, 25 yrs, Chicago (A) White Sox
Tuesday, 6/27/1948
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Ewell Blackwell
The whip
10/23/1922
25
USA,CA,FRESNO
6"6
195

Starting Pitcher
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R
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2 / 6 (Fair)
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Normal
Normal
2.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 6,460,000
1951
6 Year(s), 66 Days (1098 total Days)
90 Day(s)
6 Year(s), 90 Days (1122 total Days)
6 Year(s)
Not eligible
2 Option Year(s) left
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall66887-90 Mph
Versus LHB557 
Versus RHB668 
Talent657 
Pitching Ratings
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8
66
3
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Slider
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall33112
Versus LHP23112
Versus RHP33112
Talent111110
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1
3
2
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 4 (Range), .992 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
5/13BOSW 5-4*1094349WPoG   
5/18@SLAL 4-7*8117754L    
5/23DETL 3-4*984485L    
5/27@PHAW 6-5*91255311W    
6/1@NYYW 14-5*91055312W    
6/6BOSL 7-14*69101056L    
6/10CLEW 11-5*995519W    
6/15@DETW 4-2*962005WPoG   
6/19@BOSL 2-7*81277110L    
6/23@NYYW 13-2*972136W    

Pitching Stats 1948

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall191910805.16157.01629590581331684.20526.3
Projected4141211705.16334.0345203192124284     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 00.00012.89.37.63.320.000.04.78
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB221691601134352926002.312.391.534.925
vs. RHB3909322219596029107002.238.291.451.742
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home995404.3379.06640383171
Road10105406.0078.09655522762
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week221104.2417.01998416
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April773405.0557.05132322148
May663205.4050.05832302437
June664205.0450.05331281348

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
1942242491005.05192.121613110820861591101.57.333 CHA
19432525101304.34203.0210116988911681401.48.321CHA
19443131161103.05260.0208988815912092421.15.266CHA
1945383824702.92317.0260126103151092252621.16.260CHA,AL
1946343420703.05291.22281079917881992551.08.246CHA,AL
19474040171705.71326.1341219207591502342601.50.286CHA,AL
1948191910805.16157.0162959030581331601.40.295CHA
Total2112111067304.081747.11625892793164673132714291.32.282 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1942, AAA883305.5655.055373453253201.58.316

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
Total000000.000.00000000

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
1942247280002303901.111.111.111.222 CHA
1943257321000124100.027.053.041.094CHA
19443192114116613300.120.128.217.345CHA
1945381161930051234700.164.185.190.375CHA,AL
1946341062141013743600.198.225.255.480CHA,AL
1947401241931151324300.153.167.218.384CHA,AL
1948196091005342400.150.203.167.370CHA
Total21164389163236451626301.138.159.182.341 

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher1919103614601.000157.02.64    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 2nd overall pick, by Chicago (A) in 1942...
Earned first career win on 5/25/1942...
Had first career hit on 6/7/1942, off Bobo Newsom (WAS)...
Injured on 7/16/1943 with a Broken Cheekbone, out for 7 weeks...
Injured on 5/13/1944 with a Hyper Extended Elbow, out for 1-2 weeks...
Hit first career homerun on 8/3/1944, off Red Barrett (NYY)...
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game...
Injured on 10/4/1945 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for one week...
Won Most Valuable Pitcher in 1945, going 24-7, 2.92 ERA...
1/31/1946: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,457,143 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game...
1/31/1947: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,457,143 through salary arbitration...
6/3/1947: Signed a contract extension with Chicago (A), $6,460,000 per year, for 4 years.
Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
ERA
1943 - 4.34 - 9th
1944 - 3.05 - 1st
1945 - 2.92 - 1st
1946 - 3.05 - 2nd
WHIP
1944 - 1.15 - 2nd
1945 - 1.16 - 1st
1946 - 1.08 - 1st
Wins
1945 - 24 - 1st
1946 - 20 - 8th
Losses
1947 - 17 - 9th
IP
1945 - 317.0 - 10th
1947 - 326.1 - 8th
K's
1943 - 168 - 8th
1944 - 209 - 4th
1945 - 225 - 2nd
1946 - 199 - 5th
1947 - 234 - 2nd
BB
1947 - 150 - 6th
CG
1945 - 26 - 7th
1947 - 26 - 8th
SHO
1944 - 2 - 5th
1946 - 5 - 1st
 

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