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Danny LitwhilerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1940-1951 MLB Years: 1940-1951
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-915, 3B-20Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Webster Litwhiler
Height5-10Weight198BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 31,1916PlaceRingtown,Pennsylvania
Death DateSeptember 23,2011 [95.023]
CollegeFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL)
MLB DebutApril 25,1940 [23.237]
OrganizationsCIN [4] PHI [4] BSN [3] SLN [3] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID14398Retrosheet IDlitwd101MLBAM ID117830
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Florida State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1981
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power87Contact45XBH74RBIs46Runs45Hitting77Durability63Team.477Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28,4of23361421049225171031310001.345.363.493.856709146.355.148.176.3862.058.904.333.4228.4018.37
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4of24151590721802961866103943240015.305.350.466.81627553635.306.161.229.3756.146.771.102.8332.7829.44
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31,7of2515159159160259956202742720016.271.310.389.69923043627.280.118.168.3304.316.701.561.4465.6726.88
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi9,4of263613923366051710111400003.259.313.410.7235711150.258.151.237.3457.339.331.273.3327.8030.56
1943St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln8of2680258407214373110193124003.279.333.438.77111324283.295.159.236.3666.7110.951.632.4736.8633.33
1943Totals for NL-NL         11639763108203124820304524006.272.326.428.75417035433.282.156.237.3596.9310.391.502.7733.0832.41
1944St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln8of2714049253130255158220375610120011.264.328.427.75521045551.273.163.242.3546.7210.161.512.7232.8034.62
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln422965000000001100000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.12116.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn22of2979247297212283810192327004.291.347.453.80011222275.296.162.243.3746.918.361.212.9130.8830.56
1946Totals for NL-NL         85252297212283810202427004.286.343.444.78711222281.291.158.242.3697.128.541.202.8531.5030.56
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn7of309122638595273110254312006.261.337.394.7318914254.295.133.248.3439.8416.931.722.7632.2923.73
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn7of311333092006004221003.273.385.333.71811240.290.060.182.35210.005.000.500.000.0022.22
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of3110633851931921444104841050015.275.365.467.83215835391.279.192.337.38512.2810.490.853.5824.1437.63
1948Totals for NL-NL         119371511022121450105243260018.275.367.456.82316937431.280.181.323.38212.069.980.833.2526.5036.27
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of321022923585181114800444200004.291.384.473.85713830336.310.182.332.39713.1012.500.953.2726.5535.29
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of335411215294061200202101005.259.371.455.8265110133.271.196.375.37915.0415.791.054.5118.6734.48
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin52of341229381023002500000.276.323.517.84015331.273.241.310.3776.4516.132.506.4514.5037.50
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter105734944289821623210745111029937727380086.281.342.438.78015293013858.291.157.245.0007.759.771.262.7732.6530.65
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter374146216442562173715650801121060035.291.332.432.7646321161558.296.141.200.0005.137.191.402.3739.5127.29
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2747711042154233310710114109060024.279.372.470.84236278891.289.191.340.00012.7912.230.963.7023.3636.28
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter226755932023982211330578812160014.268.329.428.75732369840.279.160.240.0006.7910.481.542.6234.3234.16
Boston Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1835066714019415752048685100013.277.345.419.76421238569.296.142.241.0008.4411.951.422.6433.7327.14
Average MLB - Per 162 games162536661512551669204658460013.281.342.438.78023446591.291.157.245.0007.759.771.262.7732.6530.65

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23OF34--684117372.9862.12------3694.422.2
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF150--39312153420405.9642.70------15199.397.4
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25OF151--3089--3173171.0002.10------151100.0100.0
1943St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF70--1397-11461461.0002.09------8087.545.5
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF34--865119291.9892.68------3694.422.1
1944St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF136--294681308300.9742.21------14097.188.3
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn29OF65--12822-132130.9852.00------7982.342.5
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn293B2---2--221.0001.00------792.51.3
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn30OF66--11923-124121.9761.83------9172.542.9
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31OF83--165321170168.9882.02------10678.354.2
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin313B15--1134114645.9783.00------10614.29.8
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn31OF8--241--25251.0003.13------1361.55.2
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32OF82--143621151149.9871.82------10280.453.2
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin323B3--46111110.9093.33------1022.91.9
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33OF29--46-2-4846.9581.59------5453.719.0
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34OF7--14-1-1514.9332.00------1258.34.5
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF915--19275737920211984.9822.17------9150.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B20--1542225957.9662.85------200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23---------34-
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---------150-
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25---------151-
1943St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26---------70-
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26---------34-
1944St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27---------136-
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn29-----2---65-
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn30---------66-
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31-----15---83-
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn31---------8-
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32-----3---82-
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33---------29-
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34---------7-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1943St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB26515041002002400000.267.353.333.6865117.364.066.20011.7623.532.000.000.0025.00
1944St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB27520241011002700000.200.273.400.6738222.250.200.3009.0931.823.504.5520.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs10352820130041100000.229.308.371.67913339.304.142.25710.2628.212.752.5635.0037.50

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin34Assistant Coach1546886.44228.56Luke Sewell
* 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
1951-10-01Released by Reds. 
1951-07-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1950-12-04Released by Reds. 
1948-05-11TradeTraded by Braves to Reds for Marv Rickert. 
1946-06-09Purchased by Braves from Cardinals. 
1943-06-01TradeTraded by Phillies with Earl Naylor to Cardinals for Dain Clay, Coaker Triplett and Buster Adams. 
1940-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted Free Agent by Phillies. 
* 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.