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Don DrysdaleTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1956-1969 MLB Years: 1956-1969
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-518Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDonald Scott Drysdale
Height6-6Weight216BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 23,1936PlaceVan Nuys,California
Death DateJuly 3,1993 [56.345]
High SchoolVan Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)
MLB DebutApril 17,1956 [19.268]
OrganizationsLAN [12] BRO [2] Awards4Awards Voting5-187
TBC Player ID10929Retrosheet IDdrysd101MLBAM ID113581
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Los Angeles Dodgers in 1958-1961,1963,1965,1969 ... The Los Angeles Dodgers retired his #53 on July 1, 1984
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts69Walks83Hittable61SO/BB89vsPower61Hitting74Durability92Team.546Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro53S/R19552.64251213206099.0953529931553001.278.640.822.825.001.77.5003.38
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro53ST201792.69342959440221.0197766617611483171.178.020.692.486.032.43.6543.04
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST2112134.174429156170211.221410798217213182141.359.100.893.065.571.82.4803.75
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST2217133.464436815472270.2237113104269324242141.227.880.863.098.052.60.5673.19
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST2315142.844136515552269.02149385277224660101.067.160.902.418.233.42.5172.92
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST2413103.694037310320244.0236111100298318271201.318.701.073.066.712.19.5653.89
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST252592.834341219221314.027212299217823280111.117.790.602.236.642.97.7352.86
1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST2619172.634242017300315.028711492255725140101.098.190.711.637.164.40.5282.56
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST2718162.184040021500321.024291781568237111100.966.780.421.906.643.49.5292.46
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST2823122.774442220711308.0270113953066210110121.097.880.881.936.133.18.6573.18
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST2913163.424040011300273.2279114104214517771171.189.180.691.485.823.93.4482.94
1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST3013162.74383809300282.02691018619601965281.178.590.611.916.263.27.4482.75
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST3114122.153131012800239.02016857115615540121.087.570.412.115.842.77.5382.54
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53ST32544.4512120110062.2713431913241021.3410.201.291.873.451.85.5564.33
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter2091662.9551846553167493463429.0308412921124280855248682101471.158.090.732.246.522.91.5570.49
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1871522.9845942435156452463109.027921181102925476322837691401.148.070.732.216.602.99.552-
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22142.67594118114100320.02921119526922036171.208.210.732.595.712.21.611-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13112.953330311320220.0198837218551595191.158.090.732.246.522.91.5420.49

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro53p192626451011001802001.192.222.346.5689229.235.154.192.2523.4527.598.003.4526.0040.00
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro53p2037737900260072903003.123.200.205.40515283.167.082.178.1938.4334.944.142.4136.5022.22
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p214766915117120032503000.227.261.591.85239972.235.364.409.3654.1734.728.339.729.4360.00
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p224691915114120143108102.165.198.330.528306104.193.165.198.2323.8529.817.753.8522.7540.00
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p23418331362040063209100.157.211.277.48823899.250.120.193.2206.0632.325.330.000.0061.54
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p244083916105120062405104.193.244.386.63032695.200.193.265.2776.3225.264.005.2616.6037.50
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p2543111922410140152928004.198.246.252.498285126.268.054.090.2303.9723.025.800.000.0022.73
1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p26429651611050093516203.167.241.198.439192114.254.031.125.2077.8930.703.890.000.0012.50
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p27401101019201800429014003.173.202.218.420243128.225.045.082.1913.1322.667.250.78110.0015.79
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p28581301839417190053412006.300.331.508.8396612138.360.208.246.3713.6224.646.805.0718.5730.77
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p294610662020280032802005.189.211.264.475284111.237.075.104.2132.7025.239.331.8053.0020.00
1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p30389321210060052602101.129.172.140.312131101.176.011.065.1484.9525.745.200.000.008.33
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p31317941410030002914001.177.188.190.37815184.280.013.013.1730.0034.520.000.000.007.14
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53p3212221310030021101001.136.208.182.3904125.273.046.136.1908.0044.005.500.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter5471169962182672911302603705696034.186.228.295.523345621309.244.109.158.0004.5828.276.172.2240.3128.44
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter4841070852042572610602523335646030.191.230.300.530321581197.248.109.156.0004.3427.826.402.1741.1528.43
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6399111410370083705004.141.206.242.448244112.186.101.182.0007.1433.044.632.6833.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16234628658293301181101202010.186.228.295.52310218388.244.109.158.0004.5828.276.172.2240.3128.44

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro19P25-99820213028.9331.120.28-----2696.216.2
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro20P34-2211560247775.9742.210.34-----3791.922.1
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21P44-21115456106660.9091.360.28-----4793.628.6
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22P44-2701848346966.9571.500.24-----4695.728.2
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23P41-2691860338178.9631.900.29-----41100.026.6
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24P40-2441336335249.9421.230.20-----40100.026.0
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25P43-3141060757770.9091.630.22-----43100.026.1
1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26P42-3151962478581.9531.930.26-----42100.025.9
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27P40-3211368358481.9642.030.25-----40100.024.7
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28P44-3082255948677.8951.750.25-----5875.927.2
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29P40-2731045716255.8871.380.20-----4687.024.7
1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30P38-2821164538075.9381.970.27-----38100.023.5
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31P31-2391550547065.9292.100.27-----31100.019.1
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32P12-62113-114141.0001.170.23-----12100.07.4
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P518-34281886865955933874.9371.690.25-----5180.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1925----------
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2034----------
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2144----------
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2244----------
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2341----------
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2440----------
1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2543----------
1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2642----------
1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2740----------
1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2844----------
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2940----------
1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3038----------
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3131----------
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3212----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB19009.001002.0221101.509.000.004.504.501.000.00.000
1959Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB22101.291007.01114502.1414.140.005.146.431.250.001.000
1963Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB26100.001109.0301900.443.000.001.009.009.000.001.000
1965Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB28113.8621011.212531501.349.260.002.3111.575.000.00.500
1966Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB29024.5021010.0853601.107.200.002.705.402.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs332.95707300039.73601301236001.218.170.002.728.173.000.00.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2212000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1963Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2611000000002000000.000.667.000.667003.000.0002.00066.670.000.000.000.000.00
1965Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2835000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
1966Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2922000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs710000000002700000.000.167.000.1670012.000.000.20016.6758.333.500.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon33Broadcaster1627389.45116.05Gene Mauch
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon34Broadcaster1617190.44125.55Gene Mauch
1972Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex35Broadcaster15454100.35138.56Ted Williams
1973California AngelsALMLBMLBcal36Broadcaster1627983.48815.04Bobby Winkles
1974California AngelsALMLBMLBcal37Broadcaster1626894.42022.06Bobby Winkles,Whitey Herzog,Dick Williams
1975California AngelsALMLBMLBcal38Broadcaster1617289.44725.56Dick Williams
1976California AngelsALMLBMLBcal39Broadcaster1627686.46914.05Norm Sherry,Dick Williams
1977California AngelsALMLBMLBcal40Broadcaster1627488.45728.05Norm Sherry,Dave Garcia
1978California AngelsALMLBMLBcal41Broadcaster1628775.5375.03Dave Garcia,Jim Fregosi
1979California AngelsALMLBMLBcal42Broadcaster1628874.543--1Jim FregosiLost ALCS (Orioles)
1980California AngelsALMLBMLBcal43Broadcaster1606595.40631.06Jim Fregosi
1981California AngelsALMLBMLBcal44Broadcaster1105159.46413.55Gene Mauch,Jim Fregosi
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha45Broadcaster1628775.5376.03Tony La Russa
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha46Broadcaster1629963.611--1Tony La RussaLost ALCS (Orioles)
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha47Broadcaster1627488.45710.05Tony La Russa
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha48Broadcaster1628577.5256.03Tony La Russa
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha49Broadcaster1627290.44420.05Doug Rader,Tony La Russa,Jim Fregosi
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha50Broadcaster1627785.4758.05Jim Fregosi
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan51Broadcaster1619467.584--1Tom LasordaWon World Series (Athletics)
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan52Broadcaster1607783.48114.04Tom Lasorda
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan53Broadcaster1628676.5315.02Tom Lasorda
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan54Broadcaster1629369.5741.02Tom Lasorda
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan55Broadcaster1626399.38935.06Tom Lasorda
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan56Broadcaster1628181.50023.04Tom Lasorda
* 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

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1959MLB Player of the Month (July)1
1960MLB Player of the Month (July)1
1962Major League Cy Young Award1
1968MLB Player of the Month (May)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1954-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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.