#72 John Beckwith, Third Base, 39 yrs, No Team
Tuesday, 1/31/1948
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John Beckwith

1/1/1902
39
Negro,Lg,Player
6"3
240

Third Base
R
R
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6 / 6 (Extremely Popular)
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2.5 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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24 Year(s), 29 Days (4157 total Days)
0 Day(s)
24 Year(s), 0 Days (4128 total Days)
26 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall66635
Versus LHP76645
Versus RHP66635
Talent65745
Running & Bunting Ratings
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6
5
6
5
1
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Fielding Ratings
3B : 5 (Range), .931 (Fielding Pct.)
LF : 3 (Range), .927 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 9
Outfield Arm : 4

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall0000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000
Projected0000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall000000000000.0.0.0
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP000000000000.000.000.000.000
vs. RHP000000000000.000.000.000.000
Close/Late000000000000.000.000.000.000
Scoring Position000000000000.000.000.000.000
Pinch Hitting000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
191815050817326101810883500547195.341.396.537.933 PIT,NL
191913947915720142311784460838177.328.381.572.953PIT,NL
1920157577203499271351066329422312.352.412.6081.020PIT,NL
1921153558194271425117101693931306.348.416.581.997PIT,NL
192215757919431933119104560841236.335.389.591.979PIT,NL
192315558520342924117103674344289.347.416.573.988PIT,NL
1924156588178424149695583954237.303.363.459.822PIT,NL
192515556520445322130101623535188.361.424.568.992PIT,NL
192615656418838930120124664238283.333.406.592.998PIT,NL
1927149530171461329116120603638157.323.391.6231.013PIT,NL
192815857020539939122136742345289.360.433.6651.098PIT,NL
192914351716041231107112542543194.309.374.576.950PIT,NL
193015053918043840121125661449228.334.405.6661.071PIT,NL
193115153418738333133116521741910.350.404.6181.022PIT,NL
1932155562192519281311135633531714.342.402.6141.016PIT,NL
193315052017445547140121722477194.335.415.7121.126PIT,NL
193415556119849949145121523579168.353.407.7341.142PIT,NL
1935155584206437671911626411281223.353.410.7951.205PIT,NL
1936156588217411463163144665489205.369.434.8081.242PIT,NL
193712545216146340123106543571137.356.424.7371.161PIT,NL
1938150550159356461381025926111113.289.357.625.982PIT,NL
1939146492115213359284412312452.234.294.502.796PIT
194015054915828430109904612153146.288.343.517.860PIT,NL
Total3471125514177886176793289025531353501271424439153.333.396.6211.017 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1919114514122862710.311.340.556.896
19201041132121583410.317.364.561.925
19277287102693310.250.323.500.823
19284154101421210.267.313.533.846
193211419100745510.220.304.244.548
1933103913105873510.333.381.7441.125
1934936162017105110.444.512.5831.096
19356269202751212.346.370.6541.024
Total6827185113156251232982.314.367.542.910

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 4th overall pick, by Pittsburgh in 1918...
Had first career hit (double) on 4/1/1918, off Reb Russell (PHI)...
Hit first career homerun on 4/10/1918, off Bill Doak (STL)...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/17/1918, hitting .579 with 1 HR, 8 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/5/1918, hitting .455 with 2 HR, 8 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1918, hitting .321 with 5 HR, 27 RBI...
Was selected to the 1918 Allstar game...
Won Rookie Of The Year in 1918, hitting .341 with 18 HR, 108 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/24/1919, hitting .526 with 2 HR, 12 RBI...
Injured on 5/10/1919 with a Hyper Extended Knee, out for one week...
Was selected to the 1919 Allstar game...
1/31/1920: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,914,286 through salary arbitration...
Drove in 6 runs against Philadelphia (N) on 6/15/1920...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1920, hitting .417 with 4 HR, 13 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1920, hitting .391 with 6 HR, 28 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/3/1920, hitting .600 with 1 HR, 8 RBI...
Was selected to the 1920 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/24/1920, hitting .524 with 2 HR, 11 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1920, hitting .432 with 4 HR, 28 RBI...
Sets a new season NL-Record for RBI with 125 on 9/18/1920...
Sets a new season NL-Record for RBI with 134 on 10/1/1920...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1920, hitting .352 with 27 HR, 135 RBI...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1920, hitting .352 with 27 HR, 135 RBI...
1/31/1921: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,414,286 through salary arbitration...
Had 20-game hitting streak snapped on 5/18/1921...
Was selected to the 1921 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Boston (N) on 7/8/1921...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1921, hitting .483 with 3 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1921, hitting .424 with 8 HR, 30 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/11/1921, hitting .429 with 3 HR, 10 RBI...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1921, hitting .348 with 25 HR, 117 RBI...
1/31/1922: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,414,286 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/29/1922, hitting .484 with 4 HR, 6 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Boston (N) on 6/12/1922...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1922, hitting .417 with 4 HR, 15 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1922, hitting .337 with 7 HR, 27 RBI...
Was selected to the 1922 Allstar game...
9/9/1922: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $17,500,000 per year, for 4 years.
Won Player of the Week award on 10/2/1922, hitting .385 with 3 HR, 8 RBI...
Was selected to the 1923 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (N) on 8/30/1923...
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1923, hitting .361 with 7 HR, 30 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 10/2/1923, hitting .444 with 2 HR, 6 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/1/1924, hitting .455 with 1 HR, 9 RBI...
Was selected to the 1924 Allstar game...
Hit for the cycle against Brooklyn on 6/3/1925...
Was selected to the 1925 Allstar game...
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1925, hitting .382 with 5 HR, 23 RBI...
Was selected to the 1926 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/17/1926, hitting .517 with 3 HR, 7 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/21/1926, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 11 RBI...
9/25/1926: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $25,760,000 per year, for 4 years.
Was selected to the 1927 Allstar game...
Injured on 7/24/1927 with a Broken Nose, out for one week...
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Philadelphia (N) on 4/30/1928...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/3/1928, hitting .440 with 4 HR, 7 RBI...
Was selected to the 1928 Allstar game...
Had 2000th career hit on 8/3/1928, off Bill Holland (CHC)...
Hit 3 homeruns against Chicago (N), driving in 5 runs on 9/30/1928...
Injured on 4/17/1929 with a Sore Elbow, out for 1-2 weeks...
Was selected to the 1929 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against New York (N) on 9/24/1929...
6/3/1930: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $26,500,000 per year, for 4 years.
Was selected to the 1930 Allstar game...
Was selected to the 1931 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Philadelphia (N) on 7/27/1931...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1932, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 11 RBI...
Was selected to the 1932 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/17/1933, hitting .429 with 5 HR, 8 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1933, hitting .370 with 15 HR, 30 RBI...
Was selected to the 1933 Allstar game...
Had 3000th career hit on 5/8/1934, off Dizzy Dean (STL)...
6/26/1934: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $27,000,000 per year, for 4 years.
Was selected to the 1934 Allstar game...
Had 500th career homerun on 8/12/1934, off Bill Lohrman (CHC)...
Hit for the cycle against St. Louis (N) on 9/8/1934...
Won World Series with Pittsburgh in 1934...
Drove in 6 runs against New York (N) on 5/30/1935...
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1935, hitting .389 with 13 HR, 32 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Brooklyn on 6/16/1935...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1935, hitting .545 with 6 HR, 15 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1935, hitting .383 with 11 HR, 31 RBI...
Was selected to the 1935 Allstar game...
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Chicago (N) on 8/16/1935...
Won Most Valuable Hitter in 1935, hitting .353 with 67 HR, 191 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/8/1936, hitting .522 with 3 HR, 6 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/22/1936, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 12 RBI...
Had 600th career homerun on 6/8/1936, off Clint Brown (CIN)...
Was selected to the 1936 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/14/1936, hitting .591 with 6 HR, 10 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 8/28/1936, hitting .571 with 4 HR, 9 RBI...
Won Player of the Week award on 9/11/1936, hitting .360 with 4 HR, 8 RBI...
Injured on 3/20/1937 with a Fractured Hand, out for 4-5 weeks...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/1937, hitting .435 with 4 HR, 10 RBI...
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1937, hitting .418 with 12 HR, 31 RBI...
Was selected to the 1937 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against St. Louis (N) on 5/6/1938...
Had 700th career homerun on 5/23/1938, off Hugh Mulcahy (CIN)...
Drove in 6 runs against Cincinnati on 5/23/1938...
6/4/1938: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $10,440,000 per year, for 4 years.
Was selected to the 1938 Allstar game...
8/22/1938: Signed a contract extension with Pittsburgh, $10,440,000 per year, for 4 years.
Drove in 6 runs against Philadelphia (N) on 8/8/1939...
Had 4000th career hit on 9/6/1939, off Ray Starr (NYN)...
Hit 3 homeruns against Boston (N), driving in 4 runs on 9/16/1939...
Drove in 7 runs against Chicago (N) on 5/10/1940...
Was selected to the 1940 Allstar game...
Retired and inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1941.
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1918 - .341 - 4th
1919 - .328 - 3rd
1920 - .352 - 1st
1921 - .348 - 1st
1922 - .335 - 5th
1923 - .347 - 4th
1925 - .361 - 2nd
1926 - .333 - 8th
1928 - .360 - 3rd
1930 - .334 - 7th
1931 - .350 - 4th
OBP
1918 - .396 - 6th
1919 - .381 - 9th
1920 - .412 - 3rd
1921 - .416 - 2nd
1922 - .389 - 9th
1923 - .416 - 2nd
1925 - .424 - 3rd
1926 - .406 - 7th
1928 - .433 - 4th
1930 - .405 - 6th
1931 - .404 - 6th
SLG
1918 - .537 - 2nd
1919 - .572 - 2nd
1920 - .608 - 2nd
1921 - .581 - 2nd
1922 - .591 - 3rd
1923 - .573 - 2nd
1925 - .568 - 5th
1926 - .592 - 5th
1927 - .623 - 6th
1928 - .665 - 4th
1929 - .576 - 9th
1930 - .666 - 3rd
1931 - .618 - 5th
OPS
1918 - .933 - 2nd
1919 - .953 - 2nd
1920 - 1.020 - 2nd
1921 - .997 - 2nd
1922 - .979 - 3rd
1923 - .988 - 2nd
1925 - .992 - 4th
1926 - .998 - 5th
1927 - 1.013 - 5th
1928 - 1.098 - 4th
1930 - 1.071 - 3rd
1931 - 1.022 - 5th
Hits
1918 - 173 - 8th
1920 - 203 - 2nd
1921 - 194 - 5th
1922 - 194 - 9th
1923 - 203 - 3rd
1925 - 204 - 4th
1926 - 188 - 8th
1928 - 205 - 4th
1931 - 187 - 7th
Doubles
1920 - 49 - 1st
1923 - 42 - 3rd
1924 - 42 - 4th
1925 - 45 - 6th
1927 - 46 - 7th
1930 - 43 - 6th
Triples
1919 - 14 - 2nd
1921 - 14 - 4th
1922 - 9 - 9th
1927 - 13 - 4th
Homeruns
1918 - 18 - 4th
1919 - 23 - 2nd
1920 - 27 - 2nd
1921 - 25 - 3rd
1922 - 33 - 2nd
1923 - 24 - 2nd
1924 - 14 - 7th
1925 - 22 - 4th
1926 - 30 - 5th
1927 - 29 - 10th
1928 - 39 - 5th
1929 - 31 - 8th
1930 - 40 - 5th
RBI
1918 - 108 - 2nd
1919 - 117 - 2nd
1920 - 135 - 2nd
1921 - 117 - 2nd
1922 - 119 - 2nd
1923 - 117 - 2nd
1924 - 96 - 8th
1925 - 130 - 2nd
1926 - 120 - 5th
1927 - 116 - 10th
1928 - 122 - 9th
1930 - 121 - 7th
Runs
1920 - 106 - 4th
1923 - 103 - 10th
1925 - 101 - 9th
1926 - 124 - 5th
1927 - 120 - 6th
1928 - 136 - 4th
1930 - 125 - 8th
BB
1923 - 67 - 9th
1925 - 62 - 8th
    

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