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Thurman Munson

Born: June 7, 1947, Akron, OH Died: August 2, 1979, Canton, OH

Height: 5'11" Weight: 190 Bats: Right Throws: Right

College: Kent State

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Batting Statistics

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Year  Team            Lg  Age   G   AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP
1969  New York        AL  22   26   86    6   22   30   1   2   1    9   0   1   0   1    9   1   0   10   5  .256  .349  .330
1970  New York        AL  23  132  453   59  137  188  25   4   6   53   5   4   5   7   51   6   7   56  13  .302  .415  .386
1971  New York        AL  24  125  451   71  113  166  15   4  10   42   4   3   6   5   51   1   7   65  10  .251  .368  .335
1972  New York        AL  25  140  511   54  143  186  16   3   7   46   4   2   6   7   42   5   3   58  13  .280  .364  .343
1973  New York        AL  26  147  519   80  156  253  29   4  20   74   1   4   4   6   44   4   4   64  12  .301  .487  .362
1974  New York        AL  27  144  517   64  135  197  19   2  13   60   1   8   2   0   32  12   1   66  14  .261  .381  .316
1975  New York        AL  28  157  597   83  190  256  24   3  12  102   3  10   3   2   37   8   6   52  23  .318  .429  .366
1976  New York        AL  29  152  616   79  186  266  27   1  17  105   1  10  14  11   23   6   9   38  17  .302  .432  .337
1977  New York        AL  30  149  595   85  183  275  28   5  18  100   0   2   5   6   31   8   2   55  18  .308  .462  .351
1978  New York        AL  31  154  617   73  183  230  27   1   6   71   1  10   2   3   29   6   3   70  20  .297  .373  .332
1979  New York        AL  32   97  382   42  110  143  18   3   3   39   1   4   1   2   30   2   0   37  15  .288  .374  .340
TOTALS                       1423 5344  696 1558 2190 229  32 113  701  21  58  48  50  379  59  42  571 160  .292  .410  .346
Batter data: G: Games played; AB: At bats; R: Runs scored; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Defensive Statistics

Year  Team            Lg    POS      INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A    E   DP     FP    RF9   SB   CS   PB   PkO
1969  New York        AL      C    218.0   24    1    0   25   119   18    2    0   .986           6    7    5

1970  New York        AL      C   1092.2  119    6    2  125   631   80    8   11   .989          31   34   10

1971  New York        AL      C   1019.0  114    3    4  117   547   67    1    4   .998          23   36    9
1971  New York        AL     RF      0.2    0    1    0    1     0    0    0    0   .000   0.00  

1972  New York        AL      C   1160.0  132    0    2  132   575   71   15   11   .977          32   29    9

1973  New York        AL      C   1246.0  142    0    2  142   673   80   12   11   .984          50   47   10

1974  New York        AL      C   1202.2  136    0    5  136   743   75   22   10   .974          72   38    6

1975  New York        AL      C   1131.2  129    1   10  130   700   95   23   14   .972          59   60    9
1975  New York        AL     1B     17.0    2    0    0    2    20    0    0    1  1.000  10.59  
1975  New York        AL     LF      8.0    1    0    1    1     1    0    0    0  1.000   1.12  
1975  New York        AL     3B      4.0    1    0    1    1     0    0    0    0   .000   0.00  
1975  New York        AL     RF      9.0    1    0    0    1     4    0    0    0  1.000   4.00  

1976  New York        AL      C   1062.0  118    3   10  121   537   78   12    8   .981          91   50   12
1976  New York        AL     RF     62.0    7    2    2    9     8    0    1    0   .889   1.16  
1976  New York        AL     LF     21.0    2    0    0    2     1    0    1    0   .500   0.43  

1977  New York        AL      C   1158.2  136    0   19  136   657   73   12    4   .984          76   50   10

1978  New York        AL      C   1063.0  125    0   16  125   666   61   10    4   .986          61   50    8
1978  New York        AL     RF    118.0   13    0    1   13    34    0    1    0   .971   2.59  

1979  New York        AL      C    754.2   88    0   11   88   405   44   10    5   .978          32   27    5
1979  New York        AL     1B     19.0    3    0    1    3    23    0    0    2  1.000  10.89  
Fielding data: INN: Innings played; GS: Games started; DR+: Games as defensive replacement; DR-: Games replaced on defense; G: Games played; PO: Putouts; A: Assists; E: Errors; DP: Double plays; FP: Fielding percentage; RF9: Plays made per 9 innings; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught Stealing; PB: Passed balls

Transactions

  • Selected by New York Yankees in the 1st round (4th pick overall) of the free-agent draft (June 7, 1968).


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