#43 Luke "Old aches and pRR&" Appling, Shortstop, 38 yrs, Chicago (A) White Sox
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Luke Appling
Old aches and pRR&
4/2/1907
38
USA,NC,HIGH POINT
5"10
203

Shortstop
R
R
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Minimal
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2 / 6 (Fair)
5 / 6 (Very Popular)
Good
Normal
Prone
1.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 750,000
1945
15 Year(s), 132 Days (2712 total Days)
132 Day(s)
15 Year(s), 132 Days (2712 total Days)
15 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall44134
Versus LHP55144
Versus RHP33134
Talent34245
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4
4
4
3
1
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Fielding Ratings
SS : 3 (Range), .946 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 7
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
6/4WASL 6-7000000000#8  
6/8DETW 5-4101000000#9  
6/26WASL 4-5100000000#9  
6/27WASL 3-4100000001#9  
7/11@CLEL 4-13100000000#9  
7/26DETL 3-8100000001#9  
7/28@SLAW 8-5100000000#6  
7/29@SLAW 5-4100000000#5  
7/30PHAL 4-5000000000#6  
8/6@BOSW 5-4401000002#8  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall121331002104.231.286.308.593.455.077
Projected181941003106.231.286.308.593.455.077
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall1141001004100.0.92.2
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP2210021000001.0001.0001.5002.500
vs. RHP1110000004001.091.167.091.258
Close/Late521002001001.400.500.6001.100
Scoring Position411002001001.250.400.500.900
Pinch Hitting721002102000.286.286.429.714
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home7510000002.200.200.200.400
Road5821002102.250.333.375.708
Last Week1410000002.250.250.250.500
March/April11110021001.0001.0002.0003.000
May1100000000.000.000.000.000
June4310000001.333.333.333.667
July5400000001.000.200.000.200
August1410000002.250.250.250.500

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19301465861752863599663313511.299.369.382.751 CHA
19311536341854153529864023012.292.356.386.742CHA
193215360218035666910479342832.299.381.407.788CHA
193315261118837457110072113551.308.381.406.787CHA,AL
193415559617330910579378212410.290.374.421.795CHA,AL
193515561918032834610780021910.291.371.383.754CHA
1936153615197341096911388031512.320.404.452.856CHA,AL
1937154614184348115510974041895.300.373.435.808CHA
19381455321412358688683152700.265.362.372.734CHA
193914953115617215717880034431.294.384.418.802CHA
194015053715236510857075155101.283.369.425.794CHA
19411434921251676656873244101.254.350.352.702CHA
19421565501402269637871126623.255.340.365.705CHA
1943110304721123473343122900.237.331.316.647CHA
1944525414121511800500.259.355.407.762CHA
19451213310021010400.231.286.308.593CHA
Total213878902265398851028841245103116394712719.287.369.398.767 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
Total000000000000.000.000.000.000

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Third Base10010101.0002.04.50    
Shortstop31352801.00015.04.80    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 7th overall pick, by Chicago (A) in 1930...
Had first career hit on 4/1/1930, off Lefty Stewart (DET)...
Hit first career homerun on 4/23/1930, off Logan Hensley (DET)...
Injured on 9/17/1930 with a Tender Shoulder, out for one week...
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Washington on 6/16/1931...
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1931...
1/31/1933: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,442,857 through salary arbitration...
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Washington on 5/28/1933...
Had 6 hits with 3 RBI against Washington on 6/18/1933...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1933, hitting .630 with 1 HR, 7 RBI...
Was selected to the 1933 Allstar game...
1/31/1934: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,442,857 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1934 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/31/1934, hitting .583 with 2 HR, 8 RBI...
1/31/1935: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,442,857 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/1/1935, hitting .550 with 0 HR, 2 RBI...
8/6/1935: Signed a contract extension with Chicago (A), $3,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Was selected to the 1936 Allstar game...
10/5/1939: Signed a contract extension with Chicago (A), $2,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Injured on 6/4/1941 with a Sore Shoulder, out for 1-2 weeks...
Had 2000th career hit on 8/9/1941, off Denny Galehouse (SLA)...
10/5/1943: Signed a contract extension with Chicago (A), $340,000 per year, for 1 years.
10/17/1944: Signed a contract extension with Chicago (A), $750,000 per year, for 1 years.
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
OBP
1936 - .404 - 7th
Hits
1933 - 188 - 8th
1935 - 180 - 9th
1936 - 197 - 4th
1937 - 184 - 10th
Triples
1934 - 9 - 4th
1936 - 10 - 5th
Runs
1936 - 113 - 8th
BB
1932 - 79 - 5th
1934 - 78 - 9th
1936 - 88 - 5th
1938 - 83 - 8th
     

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