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Don ElstonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1964 MLB Years: 1953-1964
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PositionsP-450Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDonald Ray Elston
Height6-0Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 6,1929PlaceCampbellstown,Ohio
Death DateJanuary 2,1995 [65.271]
High SchoolCamden (Camden,OH)
MLB DebutSeptember 17,1953 [24.164]
OrganizationsCHN [9] BRO [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11129Retrosheet IDelstd101MLBAM ID113829
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts65Walks37Hittable64SO/BB54vsPower64Hitting25Durability86Team.446Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36S/R240114.4021100005.011881020002.2019.801.80--3.600.00.0004.39
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro50Rel28000.0010100101.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00-0.46
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36S/R28673.5639142520118144.0139615715551021001.358.690.943.446.381.85.4623.54
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36R/CL29982.886906900391097.0753531939842111.186.960.843.627.792.15.5293.19
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36R/CL301083.326506500491397.27740361146822031.267.101.014.247.561.78.5563.83
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36R/CL31893.4060060003311127.010957481755850041.297.721.203.906.021.55.4714.32
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36Rel32675.59580580032893.010864581145593061.6410.411.064.345.691.31.4624.48
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36Rel33482.44570570032866.0572518632371011.347.730.814.345.021.16.3334.17
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36Rel34412.83510510029470.0572622621411121.117.330.772.705.271.95.8003.41
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36Rel35255.30480480015154.0683832434263031.8811.260.665.634.310.76.2864.65
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter49543.69450154352024163754.270235431080327519132201.368.360.953.896.181.59.4761.38
Chicago Cubs Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter49543.70449154342024063753.270135431080327518132201.368.360.953.906.181.58.476-
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14163.691314127107018220.02041039023951514161.368.360.953.896.181.59.4671.38

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p2421000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p283937040002000712000.108.132.108.2404040.133.000.000.1140.0017.500.000.000.000.00
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p296914150000000201000.357.357.357.7145015.417.000.000.3220.0013.330.000.000.000.00
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p306519240001000203000.211.211.211.4224022.235.000.000.1900.009.090.000.000.000.00
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p3160240300000001002000.125.125.125.2503026.214.000.000.1130.0038.460.000.000.000.00
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p325811120000000403000.182.182.182.3642014.286.000.000.1640.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p33578000000000300000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p34514100000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p35486110000000100000.167.167.167.334106.200.000.000.1490.0016.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter449124619000300030112000.153.160.153.313190137.202.000.000.0000.0021.900.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162452700010001104000.153.160.153.3137049.202.000.000.0000.0021.900.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P2-51---111.0000.500.20-----2100.01.3
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P39-144823213331.9390.790.22-----39100.025.3
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro28P1-11---111.0001.001.00-----1100.00.6
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P69-97719-126261.0000.380.27-----69100.044.8
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P65-97314211917.8950.260.18-----65100.042.2
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P60-1271013412723.8520.380.18-----60100.039.0
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P58-93418-122221.0000.380.24-----58100.037.7
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33P57-66516-221211.0000.370.32-----57100.035.2
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34P51-7049-113131.0000.250.19-----51100.031.5
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35P48-54316342219.8640.400.35-----48100.029.6
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P450-754461281112185174.9410.390.23-----4500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn242----------
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2839----------
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro281----------
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2969----------
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3065----------
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3160----------
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3258----------
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3357----------
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3451----------
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3548----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1965-04-09Released by Cubs. 
1957-05-23TradeTraded by Dodgers with Vito Valentinetti to Cubs for Jackie Collum. 
1955-12-09TradeTraded by Cubs with Randy Jackson to Dodgers for Walt Moryn, Russ Meyer and Don Hoak. 
1947-12-06ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.