#93 Birdie Tebbetts, Catcher, 35 yrs, Cincinnati Reds
Tuesday, 6/27/1948
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Birdie Tebbetts

11/10/1912
35
USA,VT,BURLINGTON
5"10
185

Catcher
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R
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2.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 1,100,000
1949
10 Year(s), 55 Days (1775 total Days)
87 Day(s)
12 Year(s), 24 Days (2088 total Days)
12 Year(s)
Not eligible
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Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall54238
Versus LHP54238
Versus RHP54238
Talent54248
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2
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Fielding Ratings
C : 6 (Range), .981 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 5
Infield Arm : 5
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
6/14PHIW 11-9423200400#8PoG 
6/15PHIL 1-2300000002#8  
6/16@STLL 4-11401100200#8  
6/17@STLW 14-8501000000#8  
6/18@STLW 8-7411100100#8  
6/21NYNW 6-5411001201#8  
6/22@CHCW 4-2211001101#8  
6/23@CHCL 3-9300000002#8  
6/24@CHCW 8-7301000011#8  
6/25@CHCW 8-6412100001#8  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall4715947100525231216.296.343.453.796.718.157
Projected1003391002101153492634.296.343.453.796.718.157
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall41173000511721500.023.95.4
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP4191028641100.220.283.390.673
vs. RHP118389031717815010.322.365.475.840
Close/Late1361014300110.462.400.7691.169
Scoring Position451120220065110.244.321.422.743
Pinch Hitting420014210000.500.6001.2501.850
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home186817302111456.250.301.382.684
Road299130703149710.330.370.505.875
Last Week51651023316.313.333.7501.083
March/April1445132015832.289.333.400.733
May1447153017525.319.340.447.787
June196719503131079.284.347.493.839

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
193821601350063201600.217.238.300.538PHI
193938122253015710001800.205.265.254.519PHI
1940903201021529604821223410.319.362.463.825PHI CIN
19411254651362826875035085000.292.337.400.737CIN,NL
194275214641716342616142000.299.345.472.817CIN
19431133418210110464232223220.240.308.364.671CIN
194413247111820113904955134830.251.328.380.708CIN
194512946713723312555347054910.293.355.433.787CIN
194612042812112311646138043440.283.338.402.740CIN
19471194221131719634546114011.268.340.377.717CIN
194847159471005252312011600.296.343.453.796CIN
Total100934699581601482535407314731347121.276.335.401.736 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1936, AAA102339999163734182733.292.325.378.703
1937, AAA1254261078144432333232.251.303.303.606
1938, AAA46151378162516181520.245.318.430.748

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1940114013100833100.325.372.350.722
19417226101442400.273.333.455.788
1942261001210000.167.167.667.833
19441350142011163510.280.321.380.701
19457263200112200.115.179.192.371
19467264100112600.154.214.192.407
Total47170417032716121810.241.291.335.627

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Catcher44412061412255.978355.15.70038615.8

Player History

Drafted in 2nd round, 19th overall pick, by Philadelphia (N) in 1936...
Had first career hit (double) on 8/15/1938, off Bill Perrin (BRO)...
Hit first career homerun on 5/16/1939, off Marius Russo (BSN)...
Injured on 7/16/1939 with a Broken Wrist, out for full season...
Traded from Philadelphia (N) to Cincinnati on 1/31/1940 (Going to PHI: C Spud Davis. Going to CIN: C Birdie Tebbetts)...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1940, hitting .600 with 2 HR, 9 RBI...
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Brooklyn on 4/11/1941...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
Injured on 8/26/1941 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks...
Won Gold Glove at Catcher in 1941...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $978,571 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $978,571 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1944: Gets a new one-year contract worth $978,571 through salary arbitration...
7/9/1944: Signed a contract extension with Cincinnati, $1,000,000 per year, for 2 years.
Won World Series with Cincinnati in 1944...
6/3/1946: Signed a contract extension with Cincinnati, $3,500,000 per year, for 1 years.
Injured on 7/11/1946 with a Tight Elbow, out for 1-2 weeks...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/4/1946, hitting .545 with 3 HR, 6 RBI...
Injured on 3/27/1947 with a Bruised Ribs, out for one week...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/29/1947, hitting .522 with 1 HR, 8 RBI...
7/14/1947: Signed a contract extension with Cincinnati, $1,100,000 per year, for 2 years.
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