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Vern StephensTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1941-1955 MLB Years: 1941-1955
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PositionsSS-1330, 3B-322, OF-11Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVernon Decatur Stephens
Height5-10Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 23,1920PlaceMcAlister,New Mexico
Death DateNovember 3,1968 [48.011]
High SchoolLong Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1941 [20.325]
OrganizationsSLA [8] BOS [5] BAL [2] CHA [2] Awards0Awards Voting9-710
TBC Player ID18439Retrosheet IDstepv101MLBAM ID122749
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Player Notes:   Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2006
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power85Contact57XBH75RBIs53Runs67Hitting79Durability75Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla6ss2032010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4690.000.000.000.000.000.00
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla5ss2114557584169266149213415303000.294.341.433.77424946619.305.139.207.3646.628.561.292.2641.0727.22
1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla5ss2213751275148273229132547305000.289.357.482.83924752571.302.193.301.3979.4612.781.353.8523.2735.14
1944St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla5ss23145559911643212010922625416003.293.365.462.82725853628.297.169.279.3879.878.600.873.1827.9532.32
1945St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla5ss2414957190165273248921557015000.289.352.473.82527054632.296.184.282.3888.7011.081.273.8023.7932.73
1946St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla5ss25115450671381941464013549030012.307.357.460.81720737488.320.153.229.3827.1710.041.402.8732.1426.81
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla5ss2615056274157184158384706102007.279.359.406.76522837634.292.127.258.35911.049.620.872.3737.4723.57
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5ss2715563511417125829137107756220025.269.350.471.82129962716.258.202.324.37810.757.820.734.0521.9036.26
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5ss28155610113177312391592210173000019.290.391.539.93032972711.277.249.415.42414.2110.270.725.4915.6440.68
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5ss2914962812518534630144106543000021.295.361.511.87232170693.279.216.322.3919.386.200.664.3320.9337.84
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos53b30109377621132121778123833000022.300.364.501.86518940415.294.201.300.3929.167.950.874.1022.1835.40
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5ss-3b3192295357513274422393112008.254.343.383.72611322337.265.129.261.34111.579.200.792.0842.1429.33
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33b324412914246011420131801003.186.261.256.517337143.209.070.186.2469.0912.591.380.70129.0029.17
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla403b324616516538041700182403007.321.388.442.8307312186.358.121.230.3809.6812.901.332.1541.2522.64
1953Totals for AL-AL         902943077140531203142040010.262.332.361.69310619329.291.099.211.3219.4212.771.351.5258.8024.68
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43b331013653110417184603173604704.285.311.403.71414726393.293.118.156.3224.339.162.122.0445.6325.00
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43b3436010000000010000.167.286.167.453107.167.000.000.2370.000.000.000.000.000.00
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha353b342256101430370071101101.250.328.464.79226665.256.214.339.35110.7716.921.574.6218.6742.86
1955Totals for AL-AL         2562101530370071111101.242.324.435.75927672.245.193.306.3409.7215.281.574.1720.6740.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1720649710011859307422471174252269268563780132.286.355.460.81529915967240.289.174.281.0009.569.460.993.4126.3032.06
St. Louis Browns Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter89033964979951572111354516133353842270029.293.357.451.80815332913760.304.158.258.0008.9110.211.153.0130.0529.25
Boston Red Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter66025454497211242012256276320236340095.283.364.492.85612512662872.274.209.334.00011.148.220.744.2520.8636.89
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1043713110517184603173614704.283.311.399.71014826400.290.116.154.0004.259.002.122.0046.3824.76
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6618524389042120202902104.205.282.319.6015913208.222.114.232.0009.6213.941.451.9246.2534.21
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626129417529423111226565131012.286.355.460.81528256682.289.174.281.0009.569.460.993.4126.3032.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla20SS1---11-21.5001.00------333.30.6
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla21SS144--2904154282747705.9444.90------14599.395.4
1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22SS123--2203393451593559.9434.54------13789.880.9
1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22OF11--203--23231.0002.09------1378.07.2
1944St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23SS143--2394803571754719.9545.03------14598.692.9
1945St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24SS144--2564392869723695.9614.83------14996.695.4
1945St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla243B4--211221513.8673.25------1492.72.6
1946St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25SS112--2243433071597567.9505.06------11597.472.7
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26SS149--28349424113801777.9705.21------15099.396.8
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27SS155--26954024113833809.9715.22------155100.0100.0
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28SS155--25750827128792765.9664.94------155100.0100.6
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29SS146--25843113115702689.9814.72------14998.094.8
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos303B89--105207719319312.9783.51------10981.757.8
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30SS2---2--221.0001.00------1091.81.3
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31SS53--891541140254243.9574.58------9257.634.4
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos313B29--2173589994.9493.24------9231.518.8
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla323B46--549179152145.9543.15------46100.029.9
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha323B38--3067179897.9902.55------4486.424.7
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32SS3---4--441.0001.33------446.81.9
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal333B96--1021861019298288.9663.00------10195.062.3
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha343B18--1337-450501.0002.78------2281.811.7
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal343B2---2--221.0001.00------366.71.3
MLB Totals for SS - 13 season(s)-   SS1330--2385415026985368046535.9604.91------13300.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B322--327674326810331001.9693.11------3220.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF11--203--23231.0002.09------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla20----1------
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla21----144------
1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22----123----11-
1944St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23----143------
1945St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24----1444-----
1946St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25----112------
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26----149------
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27----155------
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28----155------
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29----146------
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30----289-----
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31----5329-----
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32-----46-----
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32----338-----
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33-----96-----
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34-----18-----
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34-----2-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1944St. Louis BrownsWorld SeriesMLB23622251000003300000.227.320.273.5936125.263.046.18212.0012.001.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs622251000003300000.227.320.273.5936125.263.046.18212.0012.001.000.000.0020.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1955-07-06Released by White Sox. 
1955-05-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1955-04-22Released by Orioles. 
1953-07-20Claimed on waivers by Browns from White Sox. 
1953-02-09TradeTraded by Red Sox to White Sox for Marv Grissom, Bill Kennedy and Hal Brown. 
1947-11-17TradeTraded by Browns with Jack Kramer to Red Sox for Joe Ostrowski, Pete Laydon, Eddie Pellagrini, Al Widmar, Jim Wilson, Roy Partee and Cash. 
1938-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
* 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.