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Vern LawTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1950-1967 MLB Years: 1950-1967
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-483, OF-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVernon Sanders Law
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 12,1930 [88.101]PlaceMeridian,Idaho
High SchoolMeridian (Meridian,ID)
MLB DebutJune 11,1950 [20.091]
OrganizationsPIT [16] Awards4Awards Voting5-104
TBC Player ID14159Retrosheet IDlaw-v101MLBAM ID117552
RelationshipsFather of Vance Law
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts20Walks89Hittable32SO/BB71vsPower32Hitting76Durability81Team.480Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20S/R20794.922717105160128.013783701149572001.459.630.773.454.011.16.4383.96
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20S/R21694.502814142182114.01096657951412101.408.610.714.033.240.80.4004.13
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32S/R249135.5139182170173161.2201109992056576001.5911.191.113.123.171.02.4094.34
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32S/R2510103.8143241981131200.222198851961825001.419.910.852.743.681.34.5003.69
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST268164.32393276062195.2218110942449608001.3610.031.102.252.761.22.3334.10
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32S/R271082.87312569351172.217272551832552021.188.970.941.672.871.72.5563.76
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST2814123.96352966153202.0235103891639561011.3510.450.711.732.491.44.5383.54
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST291892.983433120211266.0245918825531105011.128.290.851.793.722.08.6673.55
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST302093.083535018300271.22661049325401202141.138.810.831.333.983.00.6903.33
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST31344.7011101101059.07233311018200011.5210.921.522.733.031.11.4295.05
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST321073.94232037220139.015667612127782011.3110.081.361.745.042.89.5884.06
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32S/R33454.9318126112076.29145421113312001.3610.681.291.533.642.38.4444.04
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST3412133.61352967510192.020385771832931011.229.520.841.504.362.91.4803.37
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST351792.152928113410217.0182665217351011031.007.540.701.454.182.89.6543.13
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST361284.05312838420177.220385801924880141.2810.280.961.224.463.67.6003.43
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32S/R37264.18251015107097.01225745518430011.4411.320.461.673.992.39.2502.91
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1621473.774833641191192877132667.02833127411182685971092393191.289.540.902.013.681.83.5241.18
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1621473.774833641191192877132667.02833127411182685971092393191.289.540.902.013.681.83.524-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.7740301010261220.0233105922249903021.289.540.902.013.681.83.5201.18

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20p2027410301010011420001.073.136.122.2585144.111.049.073.1312.2731.8214.000.000.0033.33
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20p2128325112114003603000.344.400.563.96318438.400.219.313.4327.8915.792.002.6332.0036.36
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p245052101250113005816004.231.310.385.69520664.256.154.250.3217.8112.501.601.5652.0050.00
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p25446381630181041602000.254.299.349.64822469.326.095.175.2955.8023.194.001.4563.0025.00
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p26395731010180041603101.175.226.246.47214265.220.071.140.2176.1524.624.001.5457.0020.00
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p27346331211060011114000.190.215.238.45315269.231.048.063.2061.4515.9411.000.000.0016.67
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p2836621112312120091007204.194.288.371.65923680.192.177.323.29411.2512.501.112.5031.0050.00
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p29389661620180032007004.167.192.219.411213106.200.052.083.1872.8318.876.670.9496.0018.75
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p303594101752170021907101.181.196.309.505298104.213.128.149.2211.9218.279.500.9694.0047.06
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p311119051005001412100.263.318.316.6346124.313.053.105.2884.1716.674.000.000.0020.00
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p3223456144105001707200.311.313.444.75720555.350.133.156.3251.8212.737.000.000.0035.71
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p332123250000000101001.217.217.217.4345024.227.000.000.1950.004.170.000.000.000.00
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p34366191930130031115003.311.354.410.76425470.367.099.148.3424.2915.713.671.4361.0021.05
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p35348292000160001904003.244.244.280.52423186.306.036.037.2340.0022.090.001.1682.005.00
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p363466111630130031104002.242.275.333.60822473.278.091.136.2724.1115.073.671.3766.0025.00
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p372627332001001601000.111.143.185.3285229.143.074.111.1513.4520.696.000.000.0066.67
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter51688396191357119010411796637024.216.254.309.563273531000.257.093.140.0004.1017.904.371.1080.2727.75
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622773060112328001356220208.216.254.309.5638617314.257.093.140.0004.1017.904.371.1080.2727.75

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20P27-128515212220.9090.740.16-----27100.017.6
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21P28-1141015222725.9260.890.22-----28100.018.2
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P39-1611123123534.9710.870.21-----5078.025.3
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24OF1--1---111.0001.00------502.00.6
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P43-2001435435349.9251.140.25-----4497.727.9
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P39-1951231-343431.0001.100.22-----39100.025.3
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P31-1721323223836.9471.160.21-----3491.220.1
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P35-2021631-347471.0001.340.23-----3697.222.7
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P34-2662047156867.9851.970.25-----3889.522.1
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P35-2712850268078.9752.230.29-----35100.022.7
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P11-59713-120201.0001.820.34-----11100.07.1
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P23-139727233634.9441.480.24-----23100.014.3
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P18-76520-125251.0001.390.33-----2185.711.1
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34P35-1921636135352.9811.490.27-----3697.221.6
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P29-2172936126665.9852.240.30-----3485.317.9
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P31-1771136-447471.0001.520.27-----3491.219.1
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37P25-978151-2423.9580.920.24-----2696.215.4
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P483-26662124531941684665.9721.380.25-----4830.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2027----------
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2128----------
1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2439--------1-
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2543----------
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2639----------
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2731----------
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2835----------
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2934----------
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3035----------
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3111----------
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3223----------
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3318----------
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3435----------
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3529----------
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3631----------
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3725----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1960Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB30203.4430018.12273801.3810.800.001.473.932.670.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs203.44303000018.32207038001.3610.800.001.473.932.670.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1960Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB3036121001000100000.333.333.500.833316.400.167.1670.0016.670.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs36121001000100000.333.333.500.833316.400.167.1670.0016.670.000.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit37Assistant Coach1628181.50020.57Harry Walker,Danny Murtaugh
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit38Pitching Coach1628082.49417.09Larry Shepard
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit39Pitching Coach1628874.54312.03Alex Grammas,Larry Shepard
1983Denver BearsAmerAAAMinorcha53Pitching Coach1347361.545--1Jim MahoneyLeague Champions
1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAMinorcha54Manager1547975.51312.03 Lost in Finals
* 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

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1959MLB Player of the Month (August)1
1960Major League Cy Young Award1
1965MLB Player of the Month (June) ... NL Comeback Player of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1948-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.