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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Elvin Harshman
Stat Years
1948-1960  [mlb] 1948-1960
Height/Weight
6-2 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (217) ... 1B (13) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2013-08-17 [86.036]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Hoover (San Diego,CA)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1948-09-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.066)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [4] NY1 [3] BAL [2] CLE [2] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12501 ... retro id: harsj101 ... mlbam id: 115549
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1952New York GiantsNLMLBny139241---0214.2122000006.11210102660002.8417.052.848.538.5314.211.00.000
    1952MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----241---0214.7522000006.31210102660002.9517.702.958.858.8514.751.00.000
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29262---1482.953521945141177.015761587961346051.437.980.364.886.813.101.40.636
    1954MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----261---1482.953521945141177.015761587961346051.437.980.364.886.813.101.40.636
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29273---1173.36322390290179.1144746716971164041.347.230.804.875.823.711.20.611
    1955MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----271---1173.37322390290179.3144746716971164041.357.240.804.875.833.721.20.611
    1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29284---15113.103430154340226.21838578141021437031.267.270.564.055.683.371.40.577
    1956MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----281---15113.103430154340226.71838578141021437031.267.280.564.065.693.381.40.577
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29295Log - Sp - Ext - Perf884.10302660241151.114278691682835151.488.440.954.884.944.641.01.500
    1957MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf884.11302660241151.314278691682835151.488.460.954.884.944.651.01.500
    1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29306Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12152.893429173554236.1204897620751618031.187.770.762.866.133.392.15.444
    1958MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12152.903429173554236.3204897620751618031.187.780.762.866.143.392.15.444
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29317Log - Sp - Ext - Perf066.851480056047.1583936628242021.8211.031.145.324.567.420.86.000
    1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39317Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.57820036024.2291918210140001.5810.580.733.655.116.931.40.400
    1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23317Log - Sp - Ext - Perf512.591365167166.0462119613351000.896.270.821.774.772.862.69.833
    1959MLB Totals: BAL-BOS-CLEbyYearMLB----313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7104.7635165114191138.013379731451733021.338.670.913.334.765.151.43.412
    1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23328Log - Sp - Ext - Perf243.981580047054.1503224730250001.478.281.164.974.145.300.83.333
    1960MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf243.991580047054.3503224730250001.488.321.164.994.165.320.83.333
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)69653.502171556112356271,169.3102550845596539741331221.347.890.744.155.703.911.37.515
    American League Totals (9 yrs)69633.442151536112356271,163.0101349844594533735331221.337.840.734.125.693.851.38.523
    National League Totals (1 yrs)0214.7522000006.31210102660002.9517.702.958.858.8514.751.00.000
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)48343.3313110039812312734.362629827253377476221171.377.670.654.625.843.651.26.585
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)12213.56483717310114283.72621281122610318510051.298.330.833.275.884.071.80.364
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)753.2228145110141120.39653431343601001.167.190.973.224.503.971.40.583
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)236.69820036024.7291918210140001.6110.790.743.725.217.071.40.400
    New York Giants Totals (1 yrs)0214.7522000006.31210102660002.9517.702.958.858.8514.751.00.000
    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%
    1948New York GiantsNLMLBny18201b---158020001001300000.250.333.250.583920.000.000.00011.1133.333.000.00.000.0
    1950New York GiantsNLMLBny119221b---2932340024003600002.125.200.313.51335102.000.188.0008.5717.142.0016.05.7150.0
    1952New York GiantsNLMLBny13924p---332000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2926p---4365668102500122103101.143.290.268.55872153.339.125.17616.6729.171.7528.02.7837.5
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2927p---5326061110280091705202.183.282.300.58276183.267.117.20911.8422.371.8930.02.6327.3
    1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2928p---636718121061900112104100.169.277.437.71487317.423.268.13312.6424.141.9111.86.9058.3
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2929pL-S-E-P73045510102500101702101.222.357.378.73558173.378.156.29617.2429.311.7022.53.4530.0
    1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2930pL-S-E-P8478211161061400172201102.195.330.427.757101357.439.232.18216.8321.781.2913.75.9443.8
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2931pL-S-E-P91510320011002200000.200.333.500.8331251.500.300.14316.6716.671.0010.08.3350.0
    1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3931pL-S-E-P997110002002201100.143.300.143.4431110.286.000.16718.1818.181.000.00.000.0
    1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2331pL-S-E-P92134371005005400100.206.300.235.5354081.176.029.22612.5010.000.800.00.0014.3
    1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2332pL-S-E-P101517031001000402000.176.176.235.4111941.059.059.2310.0021.050.000.00.0033.3
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)25842446767021650072119018808.179.294.344.63852214628.335.165.18813.7922.801.6520.24.0236.8
    American League Totals (9 yrs)24138243707019600068110018806.183.301.351.65247613426.346.168.19514.2923.111.6220.13.9937.1
    National League Totals (3 yrs)1742360025004900002.143.217.286.50346122.238.143.1298.7019.572.2521.04.3533.3
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)1342322541401237004276014504.177.297.349.6462938116.353.172.19514.3325.941.8119.34.1039.0
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)629214181071500192401102.196.330.435.765113408.446.239.17716.8121.241.2613.16.1944.4
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)36513102006005802100.196.263.235.49859122.137.039.2278.4713.561.600.00.0020.0
    New York Giants Totals (3 yrs)1742360025004900002.143.217.286.50346122.238.143.1298.7019.572.2521.04.3533.3
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)97110002002201100.143.300.143.4431110.286.000.16718.1818.181.000.00.000.0
    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
    1948New York GiantsNLMLB201B300.01710218181.0006.000.001.960.03
    1950New York GiantsNLMLB221B900.0837179190.98910.000.005.8100.03
    1952New York GiantsNLMLB24P200.00200221.0001.000.001.366.713
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLB261B102.03000331.0003.001.500.62.88
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLB26P350177.0227113029.9670.800.1622.797.26
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLB27P320179.1329113332.9701.000.1820.8100.05
    1956Chicago White SoxALMLB28P340226.2229433531.8860.900.1422.194.42
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLB29P300151.1315111918.9470.600.1219.5100.06
    1958Baltimore OriolesALMLB30OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.72.112
    1958Baltimore OriolesALMLB30P340236.1543114948.9801.400.2022.272.33
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLB31P14047.14120216161.0001.100.349.193.311
    1959Cleveland IndiansALMLB31P13066.03110014141.0001.100.218.461.911
    1959Boston Red SoxALMLB31P8024.21200331.0000.400.125.288.921
    1960Cleveland IndiansALMLB32P15054.12501771.0000.500.139.7100.010
    MLB Totals - (1B)130210381919.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)100000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (P)21701,1612517581011.0000.000.00---------
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    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
    1948MLB--3--------
    1950MLB--9--------
    1952MLB2----------
    1954MLB35-1--------
    1955MLB32----------
    1956MLB34----------
    1957MLB30----------
    1958MLB34--------1-
    1959MLB35----------
    1960MLB15----------
    Totals217-13------1-