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Eddie MathewsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1952-1968 MLB Years: 1952-1968
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World Series Champion

Positions3B-2181, 1B-112, OF-52Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEdwin Lee Mathews Jr.
Height6-1Weight200BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 13,1931PlaceTexarkana,Texas
Death DateFebruary 18,2001 [69.128]
High SchoolSanta Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA)
MLB DebutApril 15,1952 [20.185]
OrganizationsMLN [13] DET [2] ATL [1] BSN [1] HOU [1] Awards1Awards Voting11-543
TBC Player ID14883Retrosheet IDmathe101MLBAM ID118416
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Player Notes:   The Atlanta Braves retired his #41 on July 26, 1969
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed66Power93Contact54XBH87RBIs79Runs70Hitting73Durability90Team.549Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn413b20145528801282352558645911515009.242.320.447.76723653593.265.205.320.3529.9519.391.954.2221.1241.41
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b211575791101753184713513998321006.302.406.6271.03336386681.285.325.492.45114.5412.190.846.9012.3249.14
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b2213847696138214401031031136123709.290.423.6031.02628765601.257.313.565.45218.8010.150.546.6611.9047.10
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b23141499108144235411013410998116205.289.413.6011.01430069616.281.312.529.43217.6915.910.906.6612.1747.92
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b241515521031502123795609186134174.272.373.518.89128660651.261.246.422.38513.9813.210.955.6814.9240.00
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b25148572109167289329431907902256.292.387.540.92730969666.292.248.409.40513.5111.860.884.8017.8841.32
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b2614954697137181317750858528859.251.349.458.80725050649.242.207.372.35613.1013.101.004.7817.6136.50
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b271485941181821684611421807133226.306.390.593.98335270682.284.287.423.42611.7310.410.896.7412.9138.46
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b28153548108152197391247311111324638.277.397.551.94830265671.281.274.484.41516.5416.841.025.8114.0542.76
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b2915257210317523632911279395214310.306.402.535.93730661672.318.229.400.41013.8414.141.024.7617.8834.86
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b3015253610614225629904210190204711.265.381.496.87726660643.268.231.424.38515.7114.000.894.5118.4842.25
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b3115854782144274238434124119103149.263.399.453.85224854675.297.190.415.37618.3717.630.963.4123.7837.50
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b32141502831171912374228510010258.233.344.412.75620743590.247.179.349.33814.4116.951.183.9021.8336.75
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb413b331565467713723032951073110313711.251.341.469.81025655626.258.218.353.35711.6617.571.515.1117.0640.15
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl413b3413445272113214165311638201166.250.341.420.76119041517.273.170.310.33612.1915.861.303.0928.2536.28
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou111b3510132839781321038244865124125.238.333.381.71412525383.265.143.284.31512.5316.971.352.6132.8032.05
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet73b-1b353610814253061900152321201.231.331.426.757469128.235.195.333.34311.7217.971.534.6918.0036.00
1967Totals for MLB-MLB         137436531031621657246388336126.236.333.392.72517134511.257.156.296.32212.3317.221.403.1327.2533.01
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet73b-1b36315241100380051200010.212.281.385.66620357.216.173.269.3048.7721.052.405.2617.3327.27
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2391853715092315354725121453683914441487263658107123.271.376.509.885434993810101.273.238.411.00014.3014.721.035.0716.6740.52
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter194470691300196029461452127759301254119022275188102.277.385.528.91337328078423.275.251.432.00014.8914.130.955.3715.6441.17
Boston Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter145528801282352558645911515009.242.320.447.76723653593.265.205.320.0009.9519.391.954.2221.1241.41
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13445272113214165311638201166.250.341.420.76119041517.273.170.310.00012.1915.861.303.0928.2536.28
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10132839781321038244865124125.238.333.381.71412525383.265.143.284.00012.5316.971.352.6132.8032.05
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6716018363092700203521211.225.315.413.7286612185.229.188.313.00010.8118.921.754.8617.7833.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625781021572453598539810122478.271.376.509.88529564684.273.238.411.00014.3014.721.035.0716.6740.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn203B142--1602591921438419.9572.95------14597.992.8
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb213B157--1543113033495465.9392.96------157100.0101.9
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb223B127--1122541328379366.9662.88------13892.082.5
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb22OF10--21-2-2321.9132.10------1387.26.5
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb233B137--1402802123441420.9523.07------14197.289.0
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb243B150--1332872522445420.9442.80------15199.397.4
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb253B147--1312991627446430.9642.93------14899.395.5
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb263B149--1163512224489467.9553.13------149100.096.8
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb273B148--1443051821467449.9613.03------148100.094.9
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb283B153--1412802223443421.9502.75------153100.099.4
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb293B151--1682811830467449.9612.97------15299.398.1
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb303B140--1412831622440424.9643.03------15292.186.4
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb301B7--672-769691.0009.86------1524.64.3
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb313B121--1132761323402389.9683.21------15876.674.7
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb31OF42--6316-7064.9141.52------15826.625.9
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb323B128--1302471519392377.9622.95------14190.879.0
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb321B7--545246159.9678.43------1415.04.3
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb333B153--1133011919433414.9562.71------15698.194.4
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl343B127--1142372031371351.9462.76------13494.878.4
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou351B79--57240850620612.9877.75------10178.248.8
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou353B24--2233335855.9482.29------10123.814.8
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet353B21--14283-4542.9332.00------3658.313.0
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet351B13--1061219119118.9929.08------3636.18.0
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet363B6--310--13131.0002.17------3119.43.7
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet361B6--343153837.9746.17------3119.43.7
MLB Totals for 3B - 17 season(s)-   3B2181--2049432229336966646371.9562.92------21810.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B112--833621275907895.9877.99------1120.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF52--8418-9385.9141.63------520.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn20-----142-----
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21-----157-----
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb22-----127---10-
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb23-----137-----
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb24-----150-----
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25-----147-----
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26-----149-----
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27-----148-----
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28-----153-----
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb29-----151-----
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb30--7--140-----
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb31-----121---42-
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32--7--128-----
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33-----153-----
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34-----127-----
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35--79--24-----
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet35--13--21-----
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet36--6--6-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1957Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB25722453014008500000.227.433.500.93311430.250.273.63626.6716.670.633.3322.0080.00
1958Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB267253420031061100000.160.323.240.5636231.286.080.36019.3535.481.830.000.0050.00
1968Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB3623010000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs1650710501710151700000.200.385.360.74518665.281.160.48023.0826.151.131.5450.0060.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl39Hitting Coach1628280.5068.03Lum Harris
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl40Manager1547084.45525.04 
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl40Hitting Coach1547084.45525.04Eddie Mathews,Lum Harris
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl41Manager1617685.47222.55 
1974Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl42Manager1628874.54314.03 
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1959MLB Player of the Month (September)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1968-10-28Released by Tigers. 
1967-08-17TradeTraded by Astros to Tigers for Fred Gladding. 
1966-12-31TradeTraded by Braves with Sandy Alomar and Arnold Umbach to Astros for Bob Bruce and Dave Nicholson. 
1949-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.