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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Alvin Ralph Dark
Stat Years
1946-1960  [mlb] 1946-1960
Height/Weight
5-11 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (1404) ... 3B (320) ... OF (43) ... 2B (29) ... 1B (15) ... P (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2014-11-13 [92.310]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Lake Charles (Lake Charles,LA)
Colleges
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
Draft
MLB Debut
1946-07-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.188)
Service Time
Organizations
NY1 [7] BSN [3] SLN [3] CHN [2] PHI [1] MLN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10484 ... retro id: darka101 ... mlbam id: 113052
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2324ss---11513033001000300000.231.231.462.6931363.000.231.0000.0023.080.000.00.00100.0
    1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn226ss---213754385175396348402436210004.322.353.433.78657923548.000.111.0004.156.221.50181.00.5227.4
    1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn227ss---3130529741462353535031431110010.276.317.355.67257218831.000.079.0005.427.521.39176.30.5221.2
    1950New York GiantsNLMLBny11928ss---41545877916436516679039606110010.279.331.440.77164325857.000.161.0006.079.331.5436.72.4934.8
    1951New York GiantsNLMLBny11929ss---515664611419641714691274239660011.303.352.454.80670029362.223.151.0006.005.570.9346.12.0031.6
    1952New York GiantsNLMLBny11930ss---6151589921772931473664739580010.301.357.431.78864925446.211.130.0007.246.010.8342.12.1626.0
    1953New York GiantsNLMLBny11931ss---715564712619441623887228346120019.300.335.488.82369331670.240.188.0004.044.911.2128.13.3236.1
    1954New York GiantsNLMLBny11932ss---81546449818926620705327405125016.293.325.446.77169328752.197.153.2873.905.771.4832.22.8927.5
    1955New York GiantsNLMLBny11933ss---91154757713420394521223254225.282.319.394.71350818732.160.112.2874.336.301.4552.81.7723.9
    1956New York GiantsNLMLBny11934ss---104820619521202170081313405.252.279.340.6192227014.126.088.2563.605.861.63103.00.9026.9
    1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1134ss---101004135411814743731213322409.286.320.383.70344215825.153.097.3004.757.471.57103.20.9021.2
    1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1135ssL-S-E-P111405838016925846434295645447.290.326.381.70762522237.139.091.3134.648.961.93145.80.6421.9
    1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1136ss-3bL-S-E-P1218647190015002600003.297.318.344.66266221.078.047.3163.039.093.0064.01.525.3
    1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17363bL-S-E-P1211446454137164343112923526113.295.339.366.70550617023.134.071.3025.734.550.79154.70.5916.8
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17373bL-S-E-P131364776012622964511555037394.264.342.386.72854518437.237.122.28310.099.170.9179.51.1029.4
    1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1383bL-S-E-P145519829485131411191422025.242.315.323.638221649.177.081.2498.606.330.7466.01.3618.8
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln1938ofL-S-E-P14501411642621180071310323.298.329.390.719152559.142.092.3154.618.551.86141.00.6621.4
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)182872191064208935872126757592743053454953120134.289.333.411.74478292969556.186.122.2985.496.821.2457.31.6126.6
    National League Totals (17 yrs)182872191064208935872126757592743053454953120134.289.333.411.74478292969556.186.122.2985.496.821.2457.31.6126.6
    New York Giants Totals (7 yrs)9333794605110620530984294119213257345611276.292.334.439.77341081665333.209.147.2925.196.261.2138.72.3930.1
    Boston Braves Totals (3 yrs)2821085159324651161029055823210014.299.334.395.729116442982.156.096.3194.737.041.49180.80.5225.3
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)258106014130639159106655295678419.289.323.379.702113340263.141.090.3084.598.381.83117.80.7920.6
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)25094111426338139882284738991017.279.341.376.717105135460.186.097.2937.996.950.87104.60.8622.8
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)5519829485131411191422025.242.315.323.638221649.177.081.2498.606.330.7466.01.3618.8
    Milwaukee Braves Totals (1 yrs)501411642621180071310323.298.329.390.719152559.142.092.3154.618.551.86141.00.6621.4
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1953New York GiantsNLMLBny119311---0018.0011000001.01221100002.009.009.009.000.0018.000.00.000
    1953MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----311---0018.0011000001.01221100002.009.009.009.000.0018.000.00.000
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)0018.0011000001.01221100002.009.009.009.000.0018.000.00.000
    National League Totals (1 yrs)0018.0011000001.01221100002.009.009.009.000.0018.000.00.000
    New York Giants Totals (1 yrs)0018.0011000001.01221100002.009.009.009.000.0018.000.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1946Boston BravesNLMLB24SS1200.0514222119.9051.600.007.880.04
    1946Boston BravesNLMLB24OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.76.711
    1948Boston BravesNLMLB26SS13300.02533932566671646.9634.900.0086.997.11
    1949Boston BravesNLMLB273B400.01810109.9002.300.002.63.13
    1949Boston BravesNLMLB27SS12500.02323872576644619.9615.000.0081.296.21
    1950New York GiantsNLMLB28SS15400.028846530101783753.9624.900.00100.0100.01
    1951New York GiantsNLMLB29SS15600.029546545114805760.9444.900.0099.4100.01
    1952New York GiantsNLMLB30SS15000.032442327116774747.9655.000.0097.499.31
    1953New York GiantsNLMLB312B2600.06872217142140.9865.400.0016.916.83
    1953New York GiantsNLMLB313B800.01217353229.9063.600.005.25.24
    1953New York GiantsNLMLB31SS11000.02193431979581562.9675.100.0071.471.01
    1953New York GiantsNLMLB31OF1700.02610127271.0001.600.0011.011.06
    1953New York GiantsNLMLB31P101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.614
    1954New York GiantsNLMLB32SS15400.028948736105812776.9565.000.00100.0100.01
    1955New York GiantsNLMLB33SS11500.02133242170558537.9624.700.0074.7100.01
    1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34SS9900.01782922066490470.9594.700.0064.399.01
    1956New York GiantsNLMLB34SS4800.089132927230221.9614.600.0031.2100.02
    1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB353B100.00200221.0002.000.000.60.73
    1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35SS13900.027641925105720695.9655.000.0090.399.31
    1958Chicago CubsNLMLB363B11100.01072251824350332.9493.000.0072.197.41
    1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB363B800.0412101716.9412.000.005.244.42
    1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB36SS800.01023263533.9434.100.005.244.46
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLB371B400.0264113130.9687.500.002.62.94
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLB373B13100.01112552020386366.9482.800.0085.196.31
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLB37SS100.01100221.0002.000.000.60.73
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLB381B1000.0402144342.9774.200.006.520.03
    1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB381B100.01000111.0001.000.000.61.86
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLB382B300.0000000.0000.000.001.96.05
    1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB383B5300.0578477148141.9532.700.0034.496.41
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLB383B400.02200441.0001.000.002.68.02
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLB38OF2500.0462205048.9601.900.0016.250.05
    MLB Totals - (1B)1500676257573.9734.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)29006872217142140.9864.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)320002946055056949899.9472.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)1404002672416828693371266840.9604.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)4300733217876.9741.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)101000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1946MLB-----12---1-
    1948MLB-----133-----
    1949MLB----4125-----
    1950MLB-----154-----
    1951MLB-----156-----
    1952MLB-----150-----
    1953MLB1--268110---17-
    1954MLB-----154-----
    1955MLB-----115-----
    1956MLB-----147-----
    1957MLB----1139-----
    1958MLB----1198-----
    1959MLB--4-1311-----
    1960MLB--11357----25-
    Totals1-15293201404---43-