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Herman FranksTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1939-1949 MLB Years: 1939-1949
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PositionsC-142, OF-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHerman Louis Franks
Height5-10Weight187BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 4,1914PlacePrice,Utah
Death DateMarch 30,2009 [95.085]
MLB DebutApril 27,1939 [25.113]
OrganizationsBRO [2] PHA [2] NY1 [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11560Retrosheet IDfranh101MLBAM ID114387
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power53Contact43XBH67RBIs31Runs20Hitting31Durability20Team.559Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1939St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4c251717110003003301001.059.200.059.2591021.071.000.176.15814.2914.291.000.000.000.00
1940Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro19c26651311124401142020612004.183.296.237.533315154.185.054.221.26512.993.900.300.65131.0020.83
1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro19c275713910287011100141303001.201.275.273.548388156.216.072.173.2658.978.330.930.64139.0028.57
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha14c33815230101004400001.200.368.333.7015119.273.133.400.34121.0521.051.000.000.0033.33
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha14c34409810227111400161124004.224.345.347.692349120.244.123.286.33413.339.170.690.8398.0040.91
1949New York GiantsNLMLBny13c3513120000000000000.667.667.6671.334203.667.000.000.6270.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter18840335801823432057373100011.199.302.275.57711123473.212.076.223.00012.057.820.650.63134.3328.75
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter122270215211022520341915005.193.285.256.5416913310.201.063.196.00010.976.130.560.65135.0025.00
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4811312257211500201524005.221.348.345.6933910139.247.124.301.00014.3910.790.750.72113.0040.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1717110003003301001.059.200.059.2591021.071.000.176.00014.2914.291.000.000.000.00
New York Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13120000000000000.667.667.6671.334203.667.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162347306916233720493239009.199.302.275.5779620408.212.076.223.00012.057.820.650.63134.3328.75

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1939St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25C13--3421-3736.9732.77-----11776.58.5
1940Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26C43--1832223207205.9904.77------6566.228.1
1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27C54--1912136215212.9863.93-----35794.735.1
1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27OF1---------------571.80.6
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha33C4--121--13131.0003.25-----1850.02.6
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha34C27--1131732133130.9774.81------4067.517.5
1949New York GiantsNLMLBny135C1--41--551.0005.00------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C142--53764911610601.9854.23-----51420.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1939St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25-13---------
1940Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26-43---------
1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27-54-------1-
1947Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha33-4---------
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha34-27---------
1949New York GiantsNLMLBny135-1---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1941Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2711000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1949New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny135Assistant Coach1547381.47424.05Leo Durocher
1950New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny136Assistant Coach1548668.5585.03Leo Durocher
1951New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny137Assistant Coach1579859.624--1Leo DurocherLost World Series (Yankees)
1952New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny138Assistant Coach1549262.5974.52Leo Durocher
1953New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny139Assistant Coach1547084.45535.05Leo Durocher
1954New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny140Third Base Coach1549757.630--1Leo DurocherWon World Series (Indians)
1955New York GiantsNLMLBMLBny141Assistant Coach1548074.51918.53Leo Durocher
1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn44Third Base Coach1548074.51912.03Bill Rigney
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn50Third Base Coach1629072.5563.04Alvin Dark
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn51Manager1629567.5862.02 
1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn52Manager1619368.5781.52 
1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn53Manager1629171.56210.52 
1968San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn54Manager1628874.5439.02 
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn56Pitching Coach1628478.5195.02Leo Durocher
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn63Manager1628181.50020.04 
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn64Manager1627983.48811.03 
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn65Manager1628082.49418.05 
* 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
1948-10-04Released by Athletics. 
1940-02-06Purchased by Dodgers from Cardinals. 
* 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.