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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Donald Ray Elston
Stat Years
1953-1964  [mlb] 1953-1964
Height/Weight
6-0 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (450)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1995-01-02 [65.271]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Camden (Camden,OH)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1953-09-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.164)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [9] BRO [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11129 ... retro id: elstd101 ... mlbam id: 113829
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36241---0114.4021000105.011881020002.2019.801.800.003.6014.400.00.000
    1953MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----241---0114.4021000105.011881020002.2019.801.800.003.6014.402.00.000
    1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro50282Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001101.01000010001.009.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36282Log - Sp - Ext - Perf673.5639142011258144.0139615715551021051.358.690.943.446.383.811.85.462
    1957MLB Totals: BRO-CHNbyYearMLB----282Log - Sp - Ext - Perf673.5440142012268145.0140615715551031051.348.690.933.416.393.791.87.462
    1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36293Log - Sp - Ext - Perf982.886900039691097.0753531939842111.186.960.843.627.793.252.15.529
    1958MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf982.886900039691097.0753531939842111.186.960.843.627.793.252.15.529
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36304Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1083.326500049651397.27740361146822031.267.101.014.247.563.691.78.556
    1959MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1083.336500049651397.77740361146822031.277.131.024.267.593.701.78.556
    1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf893.4060000336011127.010957481755850041.297.721.203.906.024.041.55.471
    1960MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf893.4060000336011127.010957481755850041.297.721.203.906.024.041.55.471
    1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36326Log - Sp - Ext - Perf675.59580003258893.110864581145593061.6410.411.064.345.696.171.31.462
    1961MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf675.61580003258893.310864581145593061.6410.441.064.355.706.191.31.462
    1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36337Log - Sp - Ext - Perf482.44570003257866.1572518632371011.347.730.814.345.023.391.16.333
    1962MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf482.45570003257866.3572518632371011.357.760.824.365.043.401.16.333
    1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36348Log - Sp - Ext - Perf412.83510002951470.0572622621411121.117.330.772.705.273.341.95.800
    1963MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf412.83510002951470.0572622621411121.117.330.772.705.273.341.95.800
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36359Log - Sp - Ext - Perf255.30480001548154.1683832434263031.8811.260.665.634.316.290.76.286
    1964MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf255.32480001548154.3683832434263031.8911.310.675.664.336.320.76.286
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)49543.69450152024143563755.770235431080327519132251.368.370.953.906.194.221.59.476
    National League Totals (10 yrs)49543.69450152024143563755.770235431080327519132251.368.370.953.906.194.221.59.476
    Chicago Cubs Totals (9 yrs)49543.70449152024043463754.770135431080327518132251.368.370.953.906.184.221.58.476
    Brooklyn Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001101.01000010001.009.000.000.009.000.002.00.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3624p---121000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3628pL-S-E-P23937040002000712000.108.132.108.2404040.000.000.1330.0017.500.000.00.000.0
    1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3629pL-S-E-P36914150000000201000.357.357.357.7141550.000.000.4170.0013.330.000.00.000.0
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3630pL-S-E-P46519240001000203000.211.211.211.4222240.000.000.2350.009.090.000.00.000.0
    1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3631pL-S-E-P560240300000001002000.125.125.125.2502630.000.000.2140.0038.460.000.00.000.0
    1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3632pL-S-E-P65811120000000403000.182.182.182.3641420.000.000.2860.0028.570.000.00.000.0
    1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3633pL-S-E-P7578000000000300000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3634pL-S-E-P8514100000000101000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3635pL-S-E-P9486110000000100000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)449124619000300030112000.153.160.153.313137190.000.000.2020.0021.900.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (9 yrs)449124619000300030112000.153.160.153.313137190.000.000.2020.0021.900.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (9 yrs)449124619000300030112000.153.160.153.313137190.000.000.2020.0021.900.000.00.000.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLB24P200.01000111.0000.500.001.3100.016
    1957Chicago CubsNLMLB28P390144.0823213331.9390.800.2225.3100.04
    1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB28P101.01000111.0001.001.000.6100.015
    1958Chicago CubsNLMLB29P69097.07190126261.0000.400.2744.8100.01
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLB30P65098.2314211917.8950.300.1742.2100.01
    1960Chicago CubsNLMLB31P600128.01013412723.8520.400.1839.0100.01
    1961Chicago CubsNLMLB32P58093.14180122221.0000.400.2437.7100.01
    1962Chicago CubsNLMLB33P57066.15160221211.0000.400.3235.2100.01
    1963Chicago CubsNLMLB34P51070.0490113131.0000.300.1931.5100.02
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLB35P48054.1316342219.8640.400.3529.6100.02
    MLB Totals - (P)4500754461281112185174.9410.400.230.00.00
    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
    1953MLB2----------
    1957MLB40----------
    1958MLB69----------
    1959MLB65----------
    1960MLB60----------
    1961MLB58----------
    1962MLB57----------
    1963MLB51----------
    1964MLB48----------
    Totals450----------