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Howie PolletTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1941-1956 MLB Years: 1941-1956
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-403Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHoward Joseph Pollet
Height6-1Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 26,1921PlaceNew Orleans,Louisiana
Death DateAugust 8,1974 [53.043]
High SchoolAlcee Fortier (New Orleans,LA)
MLB DebutAugust 20,1941 [20.055]
OrganizationsSLN [9] PIT [4] CHN [3] CHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-145
TBC Player ID16703Retrosheet IDpollh101MLBAM ID120653
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for St. Louis Cardinals in 1947
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts59Walks65Hittable53SO/BB67vsPower53Hitting50Durability76Team.513Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1941St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37ST20521.93981620070.0551815127374001.177.070.133.474.761.37.7142.95
1942St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11,27S/R21752.882713145230109.01024335739425001.298.400.583.213.461.08.5833.55
1943St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ST22841.751614212520118.0832623232612100.976.310.152.434.641.91.6672.41
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ST2521102.104032822475266.0228846212861071001.187.710.412.913.621.24.6773.14
1947St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11S/R269114.343724139052176.019596851187734001.609.950.564.443.730.84.4503.96
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ST271384.5436261011020186.0216102941067803001.5210.430.483.243.861.19.6193.57
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ST282092.7739281117571230.222880719591082001.248.900.352.304.211.83.6902.85
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ST2914133.293730714252232.02281038519681174001.278.830.742.634.531.72.5193.52
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11S/R30034.38624002112.01010618100001.467.300.735.847.301.25.0003.86
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30ST306105.04212104100128.214981722451472001.5510.421.683.573.290.92.3755.36
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11ST317164.12313019110214.0217111982271901001.359.130.932.993.791.27.3043.88
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11S/R321110.66523001012.22715152680002.6119.181.424.265.681.33.5004.80
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16S/R32564.12251782021111.01206251644451001.479.700.493.563.641.02.4553.67
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16ST338103.58202004200128.01316051454581001.449.190.283.794.071.07.4443.16
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16S/R34435.6124717117561.06241381127272001.469.151.623.983.981.00.5715.15
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24S/R35314.101147001026.0271512211141001.449.230.683.764.781.27.7503.55
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11Rel35043.0919019008323.01810838101001.116.941.163.093.861.25.0004.21
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1311163.514032781251162553202103.0209695782114674593434101.358.950.623.183.991.25.5301.07
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter97653.0624717770962033111399.213455624767247363525101.308.640.463.044.081.34.599-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14314.59765323132103377.2411217193511361554001.449.771.213.233.681.14.311-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17194.196944257396300.2313163140211251304001.469.370.633.743.891.04.472-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter314.101147001026.0271512211141001.449.230.683.764.781.27.750-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14123.5142291312362220.0219100861578984001.358.950.623.183.991.25.5381.07

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1941St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37p209280510030011201000.179.207.214.4216130.313.035.071.2013.3340.0012.000.000.0020.00
1942St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11,27p212731272007007702000.226.368.290.6589240.292.064.290.33117.5017.501.000.000.0028.57
1943St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11p221643371001001901000.163.182.186.3688145.206.023.047.1782.2220.009.000.000.0014.29
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11p25408721440070062307002.161.215.207.422184100.219.046.115.2076.0023.003.830.000.0028.57
1947St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11p26376551512050011300002.231.242.308.55020366.288.077.092.2521.5219.7013.000.000.0020.00
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11p273868681004003905002.118.155.132.2879176.136.014.059.1433.9511.843.000.000.0012.50
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11p283982101610060081803002.195.267.207.47417193.250.012.110.2388.6019.352.250.000.006.25
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11p29388471220030051802002.143.191.167.35814291.182.024.083.1755.4919.783.600.000.0016.67
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11p3061100000003100000.000.750.000.750004.000.0003.000.54975.0025.000.330.000.000.00
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30p3021363500010051204000.139.244.139.3835045.208.000.139.20311.1126.672.400.000.000.00
1951Totals for NL-NL         27374500010081304000.135.289.135.4245049.208.000.216.23316.3326.531.630.000.000.00
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11p31316841300040081702002.191.276.191.46713078.255.000.118.23510.2621.792.130.000.000.00
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11p3253110002000001000.333.333.333.666104.333.000.000.3070.000.000.000.000.000.00
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16p322531240000003603000.129.206.129.3354037.160.000.097.1728.1116.222.000.000.000.00
1953Totals for NL-NL         3034350002003604000.147.216.147.3635041.179.000.088.1837.3214.632.000.000.000.00
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16p3320476132004001603002.277.292.319.61115251.317.042.064.2811.9611.766.000.000.0015.38
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16p342415062000002501000.400.471.5331.0048218.600.133.267.45111.1127.782.500.000.0033.33
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24p35128130001000301000.375.375.375.750309.600.000.000.3400.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11p35191100000001001000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.35633.330.000.000.000.000.00
1956Totals for MLB-MLB         319230001001302000.333.400.333.7333012.500.000.111.3438.3325.003.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter4076985412917204800551590370014.185.244.215.45915019790.239.030.109.0006.9620.132.890.000.0014.73
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter250489368413203600351100210010.172.227.207.43410115545.222.035.106.0006.4220.183.140.000.0017.86
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter76108919000700142908002.176.270.176.446190130.241.000.130.00010.7722.312.070.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter699382340040061707002.247.293.290.583274106.303.043.108.0005.6616.042.830.000.0017.39
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter128130001000301000.375.375.375.750309.600.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162278215171019002263015006.185.244.215.459608314.239.030.109.0006.9620.132.890.000.0014.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1941St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20P9-70-18--18181.0002.000.26-----9100.05.9
1942St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21P27-109416212220.9090.740.18-----27100.017.5
1943St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22P16-118117--18181.0001.130.15-----16100.010.4
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P40-266859497167.9441.680.25-----40100.025.6
1947St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P37-176533-538381.0001.030.22-----37100.024.0
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P36-186544225149.9611.360.26-----3894.723.4
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P39-230933224442.9551.080.18-----39100.025.3
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P37-2321340455753.9301.430.23-----3897.424.2
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P21-128523-228281.0001.330.22-----21100.013.6
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P6-12-3--331.0000.500.25-----6100.03.9
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P31-214748325855.9481.770.26-----31100.020.1
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P25-111814322522.8800.880.20-----25100.016.2
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P5-12-1--111.0000.200.08-----5100.03.2
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33P20-128622-128281.0001.400.22-----20100.013.0
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34P24-61715-122221.0000.920.36-----24100.015.7
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P19-2334--771.0000.370.30-----19100.012.3
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35P11-2616--771.0000.640.27-----1291.77.1
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P403-2102823962032498478.9601.190.23-----4030.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1941St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln209----------
1942St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2127----------
1943St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2216----------
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2540----------
1947St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2637----------
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2736----------
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2839----------
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2937----------
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3021----------
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln306----------
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3131----------
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3225----------
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit325----------
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3320----------
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3424----------
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3519----------
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3511----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1942St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB21000.001000.1000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
1946St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB25013.4821010.11244301.5810.450.003.482.610.750.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs013.37303100010.71204043001.5010.120.003.372.530.750.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1946St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB2524000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs24000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln38Pitching Coach1547183.46116.07Solly Hemus
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln39Pitching Coach1548668.5589.03Solly Hemus
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln40Pitching Coach1548074.51913.05Johnny Keane,Solly Hemus
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln41Pitching Coach1628478.51917.56Johnny Keane
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln42Pitching Coach1629369.5746.02Johnny Keane
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln43Pitching Coach1629369.574--1Johnny KeaneWon World Series (Yankees)
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou44Pitching Coach1626597.40132.09Lum Harris
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1956-10-08Released by Pirates. 
1956-07-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1956-07-13Released by White Sox. 
1956-04-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1955-10-03Released by Cubs. 
1953-06-04TradeTraded by Pirates with Catfish Metkovich, Joe Garagiola and Ralph Kiner to Cubs for Gene Hermanski, Bob Addis, George Freese, Preston Ward, Bob Schultz, Toby Atwell and Cash. 
1951-06-15TradeTraded by Cardinals with Dick Cole, Joe Garagiola, Ted Wilks and Bill Howerton to Pirates for Wally Westlake and Cliff Chambers. 
1939-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.