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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Norman Michael Hershberger
Stat Years
1961-1971  [mlb] 1961-1971
Height/Weight
5-10 / 175
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1037)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
2012-07-01 [72.266]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Massillon Washington (Massillon,OH)
Colleges
University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago White Sox in 1959
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1961-09-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.332)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [5] KC1 [3] OAK [2] MIL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12754 ... retro id: hersm101 ... mlbam id: 115858
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4021ofL-S-E-P115559173005112201001.309.333.364.69758203.091.055.3213.453.451.000.00.0017.6
    1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4022ofL-S-E-P2148427541121424461063736352020.262.324.333.65747414220.166.071.2787.817.590.97106.80.8417.9
    1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4023ofL-S-E-P31354766413326234593393945218.279.338.361.69952617231.176.082.2987.417.411.00158.70.5723.3
    1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4024ofL-S-E-P414145255104153231864847442110.230.308.290.59851013120.170.060.2529.419.220.98226.00.3919.2
    1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1325ofL-S-E-P515049443114155548733742523519.231.289.312.60154115425.164.081.2426.847.761.1498.80.9221.9
    1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1326ofL-S-E-P6146538551362772571354737347314.253.313.340.65359918336.190.087.2657.856.180.79269.00.3326.5
    1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1327ofL-S-E-P7142480551222511491033840757213.254.314.317.63153715227.156.063.2717.087.451.05480.00.1922.1
    1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak328ofL-S-E-P89924623679253283212212444.272.327.386.7132749516.220.114.2787.668.031.0549.21.8223.9
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak329ofL-S-E-P95112911262011012101503002.202.259.240.499142313.109.038.2217.0410.561.50129.00.7011.5
    1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil630ofL-S-E-P10499872350161210800004.235.306.316.622108316.173.081.2479.267.410.8098.00.9326.1
    1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1531ofL-S-E-P117417722469021562302342135.260.377.345.7222146111.277.085.28814.0210.750.7788.50.9323.9
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)115035723989001502226344743631931131332819100.252.316.328.64439831172198.176.076.2688.017.810.97137.40.6522.0
    American League Totals (11 yrs)115035723989001502226344743631931131332819100.252.316.328.64439831172198.176.076.2688.017.810.97137.40.6522.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (5 yrs)513158720441267711142341815614715177544.260.330.331.661178252685.180.071.2798.758.250.94144.30.6220.6
    Kansas City Athletics Totals (3 yrs)43815121533726713815430111221191511171046.246.306.323.629167748988.171.077.2607.277.100.98189.00.4823.7
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)150375349311264295313715446.248.304.336.64041612619.181.088.2597.458.891.1962.51.4420.4
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)499872350161210800004.235.306.316.622108316.173.081.2479.267.410.8098.00.9326.1
    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
    1961Chicago White SoxALMLB21OF1300.02920031311.0002.400.008.086.77
    1962Chicago White SoxALMLB22OF13500.0236740247243.9841.800.0083.391.23
    1963Chicago White SoxALMLB23OF11900.02301363249243.9762.000.0073.588.14
    1964Chicago White SoxALMLB24OF13400.02311042245241.9841.800.0082.795.02
    1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLB25OF14400.02381437255252.9881.800.0088.996.01
    1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLB26OF14300.02851473306299.9772.100.0089.497.91
    1967Kansas City AthleticsALMLB27OF13000.02061742227223.9821.700.0080.791.51
    1968Oakland AthleticsALMLB28OF9000.0128530136133.9781.500.0055.690.93
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLB29OF3500.0500105150.9801.400.0021.668.65
    1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLB30OF3500.0341203735.9461.000.0021.671.48
    1971Chicago White SoxALMLB31OF5900.09614010197.9601.600.0036.479.75
    MLB Totals - (OF)103700176384381718851847.9801.800.000.00.00
    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
    1961MLB---------13-
    1962MLB---------135-
    1963MLB---------119-
    1964MLB---------134-
    1965MLB---------144-
    1966MLB---------143-
    1967MLB---------130-
    1968MLB---------90-
    1969MLB---------35-
    1970MLB---------35-
    1971MLB---------59-
    Totals---------1037-