#5 Lefty Grove, Starting Pitcher, 38 yrs, No Team
Tuesday, 1/31/1948
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Lefty Grove

3/6/1900
38
USA,MD,LONACONING
6"3
210

Starting Pitcher
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L
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3 / 6 (Well Known)
1 / 6 (Insignificant)
Good
Normal
Prone
2.5 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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Minor League Contract
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13 Year(s), 29 Days (2265 total Days)
0 Day(s)
13 Year(s), 29 Days (2265 total Days)
14 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall57886-89 Mph
Versus LHB578 
Versus RHB578 
Talent577 
Pitching Ratings
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Holding Runners :

9
59
3
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Curveball
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall23112
Versus LHP23112
Versus RHP23112
Talent111110
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1
3
3
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 5 (Range), .964 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    

Pitching Stats 1948

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall000000.000.0000000.000.0
Projected000000.000.000000     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 00.000.0.0.0.000.000.00.00
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB000000000000.000.000.000.000
vs. RHB000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home000000.000.000000
Road000000.000.000000
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week000000.000.000000
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
19272929111503.82231.02461229818661312201.35.302STL
19284040221403.71330.030615413621992192941.23.283STL,NL
19293939141803.84335.1321172143211032093001.26.287STL
19304040221303.00339.0299139113161122333031.21.275STL
19314040231403.40344.1303138130201112373331.20.276STL,NL
19323838221203.69316.230414613016942263031.26.297STL
1933303018804.06254.225012311515801782501.30.293STL
19344040181803.36337.1301140126301002482911.19.274STL
19354545241803.26386.2362161140231172743831.24.291 NYY,AL
19364545271403.77386.2377177162281222623541.29.294NYY,AL
19373333141204.18269.026113612533831822221.28.281NYY
193814145905.21114.01217566144976811.49.302NYY
Total43343322016503.663644.234511683148425511362475331241.26.287 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1925, AAA1065103.5061.253242482052101.18.269

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
1936555004.2045.0442121152850
Total555004.2045.0442121152850

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
1927298371002413800.084.095.096.192STL
192840121204107724600.165.177.215.392STL,NL
192939122131002935100.107.128.115.243STL
1930401231421041125100.114.128.146.274STL
193140126154005335200.119.138.151.289STL,NL
1932381181441041014500.119.124.169.293STL
1933309171007213600.077.087.088.175STL
193440111154008424200.135.150.171.322STL
1935451422612014915300.183.189.218.407 NYY,AL
1936451411632015975410.113.155.163.319NYY,AL
193733104185005844000.173.204.221.425NYY
1938144040001021900.100.143.100.243NYY
Total4331322169307074762952710.128.146.161.307 

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 4th overall pick, by St. Louis (N) in 1925...
Injured on 6/6/1925 with a Strained Elbow Ligament, out for 5 weeks...
Earned first career win on 4/5/1927...
Had first career hit on 4/13/1927, off Wilbur Cooper (PIT)...
Injured on 5/16/1927 with a Ruptured Elbow Ligament, out for 6 weeks...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1928, going 6-0, 2.04...
Was selected to the 1928 Allstar game...
Injured on 10/1/1928 with a Torn Bicep Muscle, out for 5 weeks...
1/31/1929: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,242,857 through salary arbitration...
Pitched NO-HITTER against New York (N) on 10/1/1929, striking out 6...
1/31/1930: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,242,857 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/28/1930, winning 2 games with a 1.00 ERA...
1/31/1931: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,642,857 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1931 Allstar game...
10/25/1931: Signed a contract extension with St. Louis (N), $7,310,000 per year, for 3 years.
Injured on 9/21/1932 with a Ruptured Elbow Ligament, out for 4 weeks...
Injured on 6/6/1933 with a Strained Tricep Muscle, out for 5 weeks...
Signed as a free agent by New York (A) on 2/3/1935 to a 2-year deal worth $10,000,000 per year...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1935, going 6-2, 1.63...
Was selected to the 1935 Allstar game...
Was selected to the 1936 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/24/1936, winning 2 games with a 1.00 ERA...
10/5/1936: Signed a contract extension with New York (A), $4,230,000 per year, for 3 years.
Won World Series with New York (A) in 1936...
Won Most Valuable Pitcher in 1936, going 27-14, 3.77 ERA...
Injured on 4/1/1937 with a Spasms Back, out for 4-5 weeks...
Injured on 9/5/1937 with a Tight Shoulder, out for one week...
Injured on 4/25/1938 with a Torn Bicep Muscle, out for 8-9 weeks...
Injured on 8/22/1938 with a Strained Bicep Muscle, out for 4 weeks...
Retired in 1939.
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
ERA
1927 - 3.82 - 8th
1928 - 3.71 - 6th
1930 - 3.00 - 2nd
1931 - 3.40 - 4th
1932 - 3.69 - 8th
1933 - 4.06 - 9th
1934 - 3.36 - 3rd
1935 - 3.26 - 1st
1936 - 3.77 - 3rd
1937 - 4.18 - 9th
WHIP
1928 - 1.23 - 6th
1929 - 1.26 - 10th
1930 - 1.21 - 7th
1931 - 1.20 - 6th
1932 - 1.26 - 8th
1933 - 1.30 - 9th
1934 - 1.19 - 4th
1935 - 1.24 - 2nd
1936 - 1.29 - 6th
1937 - 1.28 - 6th
Wins
1928 - 22 - 5th
1930 - 22 - 6th
1931 - 23 - 4th
1932 - 22 - 4th
1933 - 18 - 8th
1935 - 24 - 2nd
1936 - 27 - 2nd
Losses
1929 - 18 - 10th
1934 - 18 - 4th
1935 - 18 - 9th
IP
1928 - 330.0 - 8th
1929 - 335.1 - 8th
1930 - 339.0 - 7th
1931 - 344.1 - 5th
1934 - 337.1 - 4th
1935 - 386.2 - 1st
1936 - 386.2 - 1st
K's
1928 - 219 - 5th
1929 - 209 - 4th
1930 - 233 - 6th
1931 - 237 - 4th
1932 - 226 - 7th
1933 - 178 - 10th
1934 - 248 - 5th
1935 - 274 - 2nd
1936 - 262 - 2nd
1937 - 182 - 4th
BB
1929 - 103 - 8th
1930 - 112 - 7th
1931 - 111 - 8th
1934 - 100 - 7th
1935 - 117 - 7th
1936 - 122 - 2nd
CG
1928 - 29 - 5th
1929 - 30 - 5th
1930 - 30 - 6th
1931 - 33 - 2nd
1932 - 30 - 4th
1933 - 25 - 7th
1934 - 29 - 3rd
1935 - 38 - 1st
1936 - 35 - 2nd
SHO
1928 - 4 - 1st
1930 - 3 - 3rd
1931 - 3 - 3rd
1932 - 3 - 3rd
1935 - 3 - 2nd
1936 - 4 - 2nd
1937 - 2 - 9th
1938 - 1 - 10th
 

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