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Joe DobsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1939-1954 MLB Years: 1939-1954
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PositionsP-414Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Gordon Dobson
Height6-2Weight197BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 20,1917PlaceDurant,Oklahoma
Death DateJune 23,1994 [77.154]
High SchoolDurant (Durant,OK)
MLB DebutApril 26,1939 [22.096]
OrganizationsBOS [9] CHA [3] CLE [2] Awards0Awards Voting2-8
TBC Player ID10795Retrosheet IDdobsj101MLBAM ID113409
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Boston Red Sox in 1948-1949 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2012
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts67Walks56Hittable69SO/BB66vsPower69Hitting50Durability79Team.564Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17Rel22235.88353320017178.0875651351273101.7710.040.355.883.120.53.4004.74
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17Rel23374.954073321163100.01016055848577001.499.090.724.325.131.19.3004.18
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17S/R241254.49271897160134.01367067867693101.519.110.544.494.621.03.7063.91
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17S/R251193.303023710360182.21557367968721101.227.640.443.353.551.06.5503.39
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17S/R267113.12252059330164.01446357457634101.227.890.223.123.451.11.3893.00
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15S/R291373.24322489130166.214872601168914201.307.990.593.674.911.34.6503.37
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15ST301882.953331215111228.22038475157311011101.217.990.592.874.331.51.6923.34
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15ST3116103.563832616552245.02371159714921166101.348.690.513.384.261.26.6153.58
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15ST3214123.853327612252212.2219103911297874201.499.270.514.113.680.90.5383.79
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15ST3315104.1839271212194206.2217103961581814001.449.450.653.533.531.00.6003.92
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29S/R34763.62282176033146.213668591751671001.278.351.043.134.111.31.5384.12
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29ST3514102.512925411331200.2164665611601014001.127.360.492.694.531.68.5832.99
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29S/R36553.67231583161100.29646411037503001.328.580.893.314.471.35.5003.99
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15Rel37006.7520200102.25220110002.2516.87--3.373.371.00-2.77
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1371033.624142731411122284182165.02048981874137851992551001.348.490.573.534.111.17.5711.08
Boston Red Sox Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter106723.572592025790173991540.014646856128860469037901.348.530.513.524.021.14.596-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter26213.13806119204125446.0396180156381482188001.217.960.762.974.381.47.553-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5105.3675106521334178.018811610611998410101.619.510.565.014.250.85.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14103.6242281411292220.0208998914861016101.348.490.573.534.111.17.5831.08

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17p223518010000001501000.056.105.056.1611020.077.000.056.0885.0025.005.000.000.000.00
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17p2340240300000031400000.125.222.125.3473027.300.000.125.18411.1151.854.670.000.000.00
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p2427473700160041403002.149.216.213.42910154.188.064.149.2107.4125.933.501.8547.0014.29
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p25306961010030031715001.145.192.159.35111178.192.014.058.1763.8521.795.670.000.0010.00
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p2625523500000022123000.096.161.096.2575059.161.000.038.1383.3935.5910.500.000.000.00
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15p2932505500020042806000.100.167.100.2675060.227.000.080.1416.6746.677.000.000.000.00
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15p30337741601030072207000.208.274.234.50818191.291.026.117.2487.6924.183.140.000.006.25
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15p31388491720140062738002.202.280.262.542223101.286.060.131.2665.9426.734.500.9984.0017.65
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15p323368510000210102205001.147.256.147.40310083.217.000.162.21612.0526.512.200.000.000.00
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15p33397061520090092318000.214.313.243.55617288.319.029.157.27610.2326.142.560.000.0013.33
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29p3428462310010002007000.065.065.087.1524153.115.022.022.0690.0037.740.000.000.0033.33
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29p352963312000300420010000.190.239.190.42912077.279.000.063.2105.1925.975.000.000.000.00
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29p3623290210020011101001.069.100.103.2033131.111.034.069.0983.2335.4811.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter41269746106712351054244764007.152.220.174.39412110822.231.022.100.0006.5729.684.520.24348.509.43
Boston Red Sox Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter2575174185512291045174745006.164.241.190.431988614.243.026.114.0007.3328.343.870.33258.509.41
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter80138517200600551018001.123.154.138.292192161.195.015.051.0003.1131.6810.200.000.0011.76
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter75420400000041901000.095.174.095.2694047.174.000.095.0008.5140.434.750.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162274184230114002196325003.152.220.174.394484323.231.022.100.0006.5729.684.520.24348.509.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22P35-78316--19191.0000.540.24-----35100.022.7
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P40-100615-121211.0000.530.21-----40100.026.0
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24P27-1341013--23231.0000.850.17-----27100.017.5
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25P30-1821742-259591.0001.970.32-----30100.019.7
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26P25-164922123231.9691.240.19-----25100.016.4
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P32-1661833115251.9811.590.31-----32100.020.8
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P33-2281325-138381.0001.150.17-----33100.021.4
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P38-2451036234846.9581.210.19-----38100.024.5
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32P33-2121230-342421.0001.270.20-----33100.021.4
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P39-206844345552.9451.330.25-----39100.025.3
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34P28-146625153231.9691.110.21-----28100.018.2
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35P29-200726123433.9711.140.17-----29100.018.8
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36P23-1006142-2220.9090.870.20-----23100.014.9
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37P2-21---111.0000.500.50-----2100.01.3
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P414-21631263411124478467.9771.130.22-----4140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2235----------
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2340----------
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2427----------
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2530----------
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2625----------
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2932----------
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3033----------
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3138----------
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3233----------
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3339----------
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3428----------
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3529----------
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3623----------
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos372----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1946Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB29100.0031012.24031000.572.840.002.137.113.330.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs100.00303100012.74000310000.552.840.002.137.113.330.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1946Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB2933000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs33000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos37Pitching Coach1546985.44842.04Lou Boudreau
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha38Assistant Coach1549163.5915.03Marty Marion
* 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
1953-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1953-08-29Released by White Sox. 
1950-12-10TradeTraded by Red Sox with Dick Littlefield and Al Zarilla to White Sox for Ray Scarborough and Bill Wight. 
1940-12-12TradeTraded by Indians with Odell Hale and Frankie Pytlak to Red Sox for Gee Walker, Jim Bagby and Gene Desautels. 
* 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.