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Rollie HemsleyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1928-1947 MLB Years: 1928-1947
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PositionsC-1482, OF-7, 1B-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRalston Burdett Hemsley
Height5-10Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 24,1907PlaceSyracuse,Ohio
Death DateJuly 31,1972 [65.037]
MLB DebutApril 19,1928 [20.300]
OrganizationsSLA [5] CLE [4] PIT [4] NYA [3] CHN [2] CIN [2] PHI [2] Awards0Awards Voting3-22
TBC Player ID12653Retrosheet IDhemsr101MLBAM ID115741
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed50Power56Contact59XBH60RBIs57Runs45Hitting54Durability55Team.498Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1928Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-c21501331436230181041003000.271.292.331.623445140.293.060.098.2882.867.142.500.000.0013.89
1929Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-c2288235316813703710112209000.289.321.404.7259520255.319.115.166.3294.318.632.000.000.0029.41
1930Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-c231043244582196245302221010000.253.301.367.66811927356.266.114.191.3026.185.900.950.56162.0032.93
1931Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-c241035363001003300000.171.237.257.4949338.188.086.171.2357.897.891.000.000.0050.00
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c2466204286317433140173003000.309.362.475.8379724224.351.166.270.3807.5913.391.761.3468.0038.10
1931Totals for NL-NL         76239316920433240203303000.289.344.444.78810627262.325.155.255.3597.6312.601.651.1579.6739.13
1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8c2560151273610342020101604000.238.286.424.7106417165.244.186.265.3166.069.701.602.4237.7547.22
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin6c26491169228007006800006.190.230.259.489308122.204.069.121.2304.926.561.330.000.0036.36
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-c2632957232111500111201000.242.321.316.637304107.268.074.189.30510.2811.211.090.9395.0017.39
1933Totals for MLB-MLB         81211164510112200172001006.213.272.284.5566012229.232.071.152.2657.428.731.180.44211.0026.67
1934St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c2712343147133317252622937211000.309.355.427.78218440473.334.118.195.3596.137.821.280.42215.5030.08
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla10c2814450457146327048324441210000.290.349.381.73019239560.315.091.181.3407.867.320.930.000.0026.71
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla11c29116377439924223923463004000.263.343.353.69613328427.281.090.210.33010.777.030.650.47188.5028.28
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla11c30100334307412332800252905000.222.276.302.57810118364.235.080.156.2716.877.971.160.82111.3324.32
1938Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c3166203276011322811231404000.296.367.409.7768316230.310.113.227.36110.006.090.610.87101.5026.67
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c3210739558104174236242626011007.263.309.342.65113523432.278.079.139.3036.026.021.000.46197.5022.12
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c331194164611120544213222505009.267.304.368.67215329443.276.101.149.3074.975.641.140.90104.0026.13
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c3498288296910522420181903008.240.284.330.6149517309.251.090.160.2885.836.151.060.65144.0024.64
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin7c353611571312070041100001.113.143.157.300183119.125.044.078.1453.369.242.750.000.0023.08
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya39c353185122531015105902002.294.333.353.68630492.329.059.129.3265.439.781.800.000.0016.00
1942Totals for MLB-MLB         672001938430221092002003.190.225.240.465487211.211.050.100.2234.279.482.220.000.0018.42
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya27c36621801243632240113906004.239.290.339.6296111199.243.100.167.3026.534.520.691.0190.0025.58
1944New York YankeesALMLBnya27c3781284237612522602913060015.268.290.366.65610419299.275.098.123.3063.014.351.440.67142.0025.00
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47,2c3949139731410110091004002.223.270.266.536375152.240.043.108.2585.926.581.110.000.0016.13
1947Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32c4023010001000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.3120.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter1593504756213212577231555291835739541010054.262.311.360.67118153605509.279.098.171.0006.487.171.110.56162.8127.25
St. Louis Browns Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5151741184475101208182117155149431000.273.334.368.7026401291931.295.095.186.0008.037.720.960.41217.6327.16
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter39013021603445817101306889840230024.264.311.358.669466851414.276.094.161.0006.295.940.940.71130.2024.71
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2527279319237162101504056022000.264.302.367.66926755789.284.103.165.0005.077.101.400.25363.5028.65
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter174549471442194651327310140021.262.297.355.65219534590.272.093.138.0004.585.251.150.68137.2523.61
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126355559927775160274607000.279.330.454.78416141389.305.175.268.0006.9411.831.701.8050.7141.41
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8523116359201400101900007.152.187.208.3954811241.165.056.100.0004.157.881.900.000.0031.43
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter51142732410120091004002.225.272.268.540385155.242.043.106.0005.816.451.110.000.0015.63
Average MLB - Per 162 games16251357134267356323640010005.262.311.360.67118537560.279.098.171.0006.487.171.110.56162.8127.25

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1928Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21C49--1272464157151.9623.08-----35098.032.2
1929Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22C80--24048147302288.9543.60-----58890.952.3
1930Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23C98--32550811383375.9793.83-----510494.263.6
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24C53--2364075283276.9755.21-----76680.334.4
1931Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24C9--355--40401.0004.44-----21090.05.8
1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25C47--1731753195190.9744.04-----46078.330.5
1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25OF1--11--221.0002.00------601.70.6
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26C41--1092241135131.9703.20-----24983.727.0
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26C27--981342115111.9654.11-----13284.417.9
1934St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27C114--487921615595579.9735.08-----812392.775.0
1934St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27OF6--12---12121.0002.00------1234.93.9
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28C141--5101051310628615.9794.36-----314497.992.8
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla29C114--340681316421408.9693.58-----711698.375.0
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30C94--332701313415402.9694.28-----110094.061.0
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla301B2--61--771.0003.50------1002.01.3
1938Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31C58--3583885404396.9806.83-----66687.938.2
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32C106--4995897566557.9845.25-----410799.168.8
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33C117--5916548660656.9945.61-----411998.376.0
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34C96--4014298452443.9804.61-----39898.062.3
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35C34--1991543218214.9826.29------3694.422.4
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya35C29--1031113115114.9913.93------3193.518.8
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya36C52--2343153270265.9815.10-----36283.933.8
1944New York YankeesALMLBnya37C76--2984167345339.9834.46-----18193.849.4
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39C45--17042510217212.9774.71-----64991.829.2
1947Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40C2--3---331.0001.50------2100.01.3
MLB Totals for C - 19 season(s)-   C1482--586889715414169196765.9784.56-----7514820.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF7--131--14141.0002.00------70.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--61--771.0003.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1928Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21-49---------
1929Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22-80---------
1930Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23-98---------
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24-53---------
1931Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24-9---------
1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-47-------1-
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26-41---------
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26-27---------
1934St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27-114-------6-
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28-141---------
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla29-114---------
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30-942--------
1938Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31-58---------
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32-106---------
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33-117---------
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34-96---------
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35-34---------
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya35-29---------
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya36-52---------
1944New York YankeesALMLBnya37-76---------
1946Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39-45---------
1947Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40-2---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1932Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB2533000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs33000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1954Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBMLBpha47Assistant Coach15451103.33160.08Eddie Joost
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws254Assistant Coach16161100.37947.58Mickey Vernon
1962Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws255Assistant Coach16160101.37335.59Mickey Vernon
* 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
1947-05-05Released by Phillies. 
1947-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1946-10-03Released by Phillies. 
1946-03-25Purchased by Phillies from Yankees. 
1942-07-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1942-07-17Released by Reds. 
1941-12-04Purchased by Reds from Indians. 
1938-02-10TradeTraded by Browns to Indians for Billy Sullivan, Roy Hughes and Ed Cole. 
1933-08-03Claimed on waivers by Browns from Reds. 
1932-11-30TradeTraded by Cubs with Lance Richbourg, Johnny Moore and Bob Smith to Reds for Babe Herman. 
1931-06-13TradeTraded by Pirates to Cubs for Earl Grace. 
* 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.