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Dick DonovanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1950-1965 MLB Years: 1950-1965
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PositionsP-345Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Edward Donovan
Height6-3Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 7,1927PlaceBoston,Massachusetts
Death DateJanuary 6,1997 [69.030]
MLB DebutApril 24,1950 [22.139]
OrganizationsCHA [6] CLE [4] BSN [3] DET [1] WS2 [1] Awards0Awards Voting5-90
TBC Player ID10834Retrosheet IDdonod101MLBAM ID113462
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Washington Senators from the Chicago White Sox in the 1960 AL expansion draft (Pick #56) ... Opening day starter for Washington Senators in 1961 and Cleveland Indians in 1962
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts23Walks82Hittable48SO/BB68vsPower48Hitting58Durability63Team.514Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn20,36S/R22028.191037004029.228282743491102.098.491.2110.312.730.26.0007.17
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn20S/R23005.27826003013.21711801140002.0511.20--7.242.630.36-4.31
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn20S/R24025.54725003113.01810811260002.3112.460.698.314.150.50.0005.24
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet49Rel260010.5020200006.09771520002.3313.501.507.503.000.40-6.40
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22,31S/R271593.322924511530187.018677691748880101.258.950.822.314.241.83.6253.38
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22ST2812103.643431314320234.2212999522591205101.158.130.842.264.602.03.5453.32
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22ST291662.772828016200220.220376681745881281.128.280.691.843.591.96.7273.38
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22ST3015143.013434016400248.0240928323531272071.188.710.831.924.612.40.5173.38
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22ST319103.66312925100179.217184731558711051.278.570.752.913.561.22.4743.89
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22S/R32615.3833825007378.28749471325302001.429.951.492.863.431.20.8574.87
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws220ST3310102.402322111200168.213860451035620031.037.360.531.873.311.77.5003.29
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20ST3420103.593434016500250.22551091002347943121.209.160.831.693.372.00.6673.65
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30ST3511134.24303007300206.0211106972728840051.169.221.181.223.673.00.4583.85
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30S/R36794.55302375041158.018186801929831021.3310.291.081.654.722.86.4383.70
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30S/R37135.961239002022.232151566122001.6812.712.382.384.762.00.2505.69
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter122993.6734527372101252852012.01988909822198495880186321.238.870.882.213.931.78.5521.19
Chicago White Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter73503.411891543562151231146.21099477435107288524114201.218.610.842.264.111.82.593-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter39354.12106901628861636.2679316292751102736191.249.581.061.553.852.48.527-
Boston Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter046.87257180010155.0634943557191102.1310.070.809.113.040.33.000-
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10102.402322111200168.213860451035620031.037.360.531.873.311.77.500-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0010.5020200006.09771520002.3313.501.507.503.000.40--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13113.673830811331220.021799902254962131.238.870.882.213.931.78.5421.19

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn20,36p22106110000004400000.167.500.167.6671010.500.000.667.38940.0040.001.000.000.000.00
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn20p2383111000002100000.333.600.6671.267215.500.3341.000.55640.0020.000.500.000.00100.00
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn20p2473000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet49p2621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22,31p274076101700150092631003.224.330.263.59320189.327.039.158.28910.1129.212.891.1276.005.88
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22p28449010204031500143011112.222.330.367.697337107.293.145.300.31613.0828.042.142.8030.0035.00
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22p293083812103100083201001.145.220.265.48522492.188.120.217.2258.7034.784.003.2627.6733.33
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22p30348059000100103322000.113.228.113.3419094.191.000.125.18110.6435.113.300.000.000.00
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22p3131614840150053203001.131.197.246.44315569.250.115.197.2047.2546.386.401.4561.0062.50
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22p3233233310020011310000.130.200.174.3744125.300.044.087.1824.0052.0013.000.000.0033.33
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws220p33245661010170062301000.179.258.250.50814263.281.071.179.2399.5236.513.831.5956.0020.00
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20p34348981610490073222001.180.255.326.581295100.226.146.225.2667.0032.004.574.0022.2531.25
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30p3531694910120023103003.130.155.188.34313274.216.058.087.1572.7041.8915.501.3569.0022.22
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30p36314877001800102714002.146.305.208.51310163.300.062.271.25715.8742.862.701.5948.0014.29
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30p37126000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter371694671131401564007829210181113.163.257.248.50517229801.253.085.197.0009.7436.453.741.8746.2725.66
Chicago White Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2124134069100838004716678117.167.263.249.51210318476.254.082.196.0009.8734.873.531.6851.6326.09
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10821219322061900199439006.151.231.245.476528243.232.094.184.0007.8238.684.952.4735.3325.00
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter245661010170062301000.179.258.250.50814263.281.071.179.0009.5236.513.831.5956.0020.00
Boston Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2512221000006800000.167.444.250.6943118.500.083.583.00033.3344.441.330.000.0050.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162303294960728003412848006.163.257.248.5057513350.253.085.197.0009.7436.453.741.8746.2725.66

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn22P10-2915-1661.0000.600.21-----10100.06.5
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn23P8-1314--551.0000.630.38-----8100.05.2
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn24P7-13-61-76.8570.860.46-----7100.04.6
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P2-6-1--111.0000.500.17-----2100.01.3
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P29-1871133-244441.0001.520.24-----4072.518.8
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P34-2341146145857.9831.680.24-----4477.322.1
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29P28-2201837-355551.0001.960.25-----3093.318.2
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30P34-2481634235250.9621.470.20-----34100.022.1
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31P31-1791126414137.9021.190.21-----31100.020.1
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32P33-786191-2625.9620.760.32-----33100.021.4
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws233P23-1681526414541.9111.780.24-----2495.814.3
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34P34-2502336366259.9521.740.24-----34100.021.0
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35P30-2062029215149.9611.630.24-----3196.818.5
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36P30-158930134039.9751.300.25-----3196.818.5
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37P12-22241-76.8570.500.27-----12100.07.4
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P345-20111443362025500480.9601.390.24-----3450.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2210----------
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn238----------
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn247----------
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet262----------
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2729----------
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2834----------
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2928----------
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3034----------
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3131----------
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3233----------
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws23323----------
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3434----------
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3530----------
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3630----------
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3712----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1959Chicago White SoxWorld SeriesMLB31015.403018.1453500.864.320.003.245.401.670.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs015.4030300018.3405035000.844.320.003.245.401.670.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Chicago White SoxWorld SeriesMLB3133010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs33010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1965-06-21Released by Indians. 
1961-10-05TradeTraded by Senators with Jim Mahoney and Gene Green to Indians for Jim Piersall. 
1960-12-14Selected by Senators from White Sox in expansion draft. 
1954-09-07Purchased by White Sox from Braves. 
1954-05-12Returned to Braves. 
1953-10-15Purchased by Tigers from Braves. 
1947-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.