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Owen FriendTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1949-1956 MLB Years: 1949-1956
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Positions2B-141, 3B-27, SS-26Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOwen Lacey Friend
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 21,1927PlaceGranite City,Illinois
Death DateOctober 14,2007 [80.207]
High SchoolGranite City (Granite City,IL)
MLB DebutOctober 2,1949 [22.195]
OrganizationsCHN [2] SLA [2] BOS [1] CLE [1] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11609Retrosheet IDfrieo101MLBAM ID114441
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power60Contact37XBH63RBIs41Runs43Hitting41Durability27Team.445Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1949St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla--2b2228130001000000000.375.375.375.750308.375.000.000.3530.000.000.000.000.000.00
1950St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla72b231193724888152850214068114000.237.312.352.66413125427.270.115.226.3109.3715.931.701.8746.5028.41
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet82b263196101740310016911005.177.233.313.546307104.167.136.188.2505.778.651.502.8832.0041.18
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle82b263468716202130051600002.235.288.353.64124473.280.118.191.2946.8521.923.202.7434.0025.00
1953Totals for AL-AL         6516417336052301112511007.201.256.329.5855411177.209.128.189.2686.2114.122.272.8232.8033.33
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22ss28144231130020041100002.262.326.333.65914346.355.071.167.3058.7023.912.750.000.0027.27
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33b28610010000000300000.100.100.100.2001010.143.000.000.0910.0030.000.000.000.000.00
1955Totals for MLB-MLB         205231230020041400002.231.286.288.57415356.316.057.135.2677.1425.003.500.000.0025.00
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32922000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2085986913624213762255109215009.227.295.339.63420339670.258.112.204.0008.2116.271.981.9446.0028.68
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1213804991152851214068114000.239.314.353.66713425435.273.114.221.0009.2015.631.701.8447.5027.47
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3196101740310016911005.177.233.313.546307104.167.136.188.0005.778.651.502.8832.0041.18
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3468716202130051600002.235.288.353.64124473.280.118.191.0006.8521.923.202.7434.0025.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter144231130020041100002.262.326.333.65914346.355.071.167.0008.7023.912.750.000.0027.27
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter812010000000500000.083.083.083.1661012.143.000.000.0000.0041.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162466541061921059224385212007.227.295.339.63415830522.258.112.204.0008.2116.271.981.9446.0028.68

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1949St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla222B2--48-112121.0006.00------2100.01.3
1950St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla232B93--2443022262568546.9615.87------11978.260.4
1950St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla233B24--2432746356.8892.33------11920.215.6
1950St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23SS3--3612109.9003.00------1192.51.9
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet262B26--7469822151143.9475.50------3183.916.9
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle262B19--3242-1474741.0003.89------3455.912.3
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26SS8--615-221211.0002.63------3423.55.2
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle263B1---------------342.90.6
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28SS14--2038356158.9514.14------14100.09.1
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn283B2--22--441.0002.00------633.31.3
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos282B1---------------147.10.6
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28SS1--1---111.0001.00------616.70.7
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B141--3544213099805775.9635.50------1410.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B27--2634746760.8962.22------270.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS26--3059499389.9573.42------260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1949St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22---2-------
1950St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23---93324-----
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---26-------
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---1981-----
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28---114------
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28----12-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca42Assistant Coach1626993.42628.04Joe Gordon
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1955-06-12Purchased by Cubs from Red Sox. 
1954-10-14Purchased by Red Sox from Indians. 
1953-06-15TradeTraded by Tigers with Joe Ginsberg, Bill Wight and Art Houtteman to Indians for Dick Weik, Steve Gromek, Al Aber and Ray Boone. 
1952-12-04TradeTraded by Browns with J.W. Porter and Bob Nieman to Tigers for Johnny Groth, Hal White and Virgil Trucks. 
1944-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
* 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.