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Catfish MetkovichTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1943-1954 MLB Years: 1943-1954
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PositionsOF-644, 1B-289Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGeorge Michael Metkovich
Height6-1Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 8,1920PlaceAngels Camp,California
Death DateMay 17,1995 [74.221]
High SchoolFremont (Los Angeles,CA)
MLB DebutJuly 16,1943 [22.281]
OrganizationsBOS [4] PIT [3] CHN [1] CLE [1] MLN [1] CHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID15324Retrosheet IDmetkg101MLBAM ID118997
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed78Power64Contact52XBH63RBIs51Runs62Hitting62Durability69Team.457Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2of2278321347914452713193839006.246.294.361.65511623352.266.115.168.3145.4010.802.001.4264.2029.11
1944Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2of-1b2313454994152288959134315734007.277.319.406.72522345587.296.129.202.3395.289.711.841.5361.0029.61
1945Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21b2413853965140263562196517062006.260.331.347.67818734598.291.087.206.3278.5311.711.370.84107.8024.29
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2of2586281426915242583363912002.246.333.356.68910021320.273.110.256.33011.2512.191.081.2570.2530.43
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31of261264736812022754053325119009.254.302.362.66417134515.276.108.180.3096.219.901.590.9794.6028.33
1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha47of2893338508094545544124110018.237.321.331.65211218381.243.094.219.31310.766.300.591.3167.6022.50
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11of-1b3012042351124213340322823130011.293.338.378.71616027455.305.085.154.3336.155.050.820.66141.0021.77
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit441b311253734110118374152322945009.271.335.391.72614628414.279.120.214.3397.737.000.911.6953.2927.72
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit441b-of322641560117006300000.146.255.268.52311247.135.122.268.25012.776.380.502.1341.0033.33
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22of326112419299021221161013006.234.326.355.6814411144.241.121.258.31711.116.940.631.3962.0037.93
1953Totals for NL-NL         8716524359131921221313006.212.309.333.6425513191.215.121.261.30111.526.810.591.5755.0037.14
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb271b-of33681237345111500151510306.276.352.358.710447142.300.082.203.33010.5610.561.000.70123.0020.59
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter105535854769341673647373612830735922383080.261.322.367.68913142503955.279.106.201.0007.769.081.171.1976.2826.77
Boston Red Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4361690235440831723173411613720413170021.260.321.370.6916261231857.285.110.206.0007.3810.991.491.2473.4827.95
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter271837972313971188846655580020.276.333.379.71231757916.285.103.186.0007.216.000.831.2076.0924.68
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1264736812022754053325119009.254.302.362.66417134515.276.108.180.0006.219.901.590.9794.6028.33
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter93338508094545544124110018.237.321.331.65211218381.243.094.219.00010.766.300.591.3167.6022.50
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6112419299021221161013006.234.326.355.6814411144.241.121.258.00011.116.940.631.3962.0037.93
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter681237345111500151510306.276.352.358.710447142.300.082.203.00010.5610.561.000.70123.0020.59
Average MLB - Per 162 games16255073143266757944755360012.261.322.367.68920238607.279.106.201.0007.769.081.171.1976.2826.77

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22OF76--183693198189.9552.49------7897.450.0
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos221B2--233-226261.00013.00------782.61.3
1944Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23OF82--2428102260250.9623.05------13461.253.2
1944Boston Red SoxALMLBbos231B50--46933738509502.98610.04------13437.332.5
1945Boston Red SoxALMLBbos241B97--93576159610261011.98510.42------13870.363.0
1945Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24OF42--8721-9089.9892.12------13830.427.3
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF81--12537-135128.9481.58------8694.252.6
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF119--349242355351.9892.95------12694.477.3
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B1--11--221.0002.00------1260.80.6
1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF87--21217-220213.9682.45------9393.556.5
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF69--17141-176175.9942.54------12057.544.8
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit301B37--30627332336333.9919.00------12030.824.0
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit311B72--53033759570563.9887.82------12557.646.8
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31OF33--721--73731.0002.21------12526.421.4
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32OF38--671--68681.0001.79------6162.324.7
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn321B7--371224038.9505.43------6111.54.5
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit321B5--47--247471.0009.40------2619.23.2
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF4--71--881.0002.00------2615.42.6
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb331B18--14315-151581581.0008.78------6826.511.7
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33OF13--172--19191.0001.46------6819.18.4
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF644--15323139716021563.9762.43------6440.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B289--24911893424627142680.9879.27------2890.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22--2------76-
1944Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23--50------82-
1945Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24--97------42-
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25---------81-
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--1------119-
1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---------87-
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30--37------69-
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31--72------33-
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32--7------38-
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32--5------4-
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33--18------13-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1946Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB2522111000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.5000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22111000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.5000.000.000.000.000.00100.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1955-03-04Released by Braves. 
1953-12-07Purchased by Braves from Cubs. 
1953-06-04TradeTraded by Pirates with Howie Pollet, Joe Garagiola and Ralph Kiner to Cubs for Gene Hermanski, Bob Addis, George Freese, Preston Ward, Bob Schultz, Toby Atwell and Cash. 
1950-02-28Purchased by Oakland (PCL) from White Sox. 
1949-06-02TradeTraded by Oakland (PCL) with Jerry Scala to White Sox for Earl Rapp, Jerry Scala and Cash. 
1948-05-06TradeTraded by Indians with Les Webber and Cash to Oakland (PCL) for Will Hafey. 
1948-04-20TradeTraded by Browns to Indians for Catfish Metkovich and Cash. Johnny Berardino returned to Browns. 
1947-12-09TradeTraded by Indians with Cash to Browns for Johnny Berardino. Catfish Metkovich returned to Indians. 
1947-04-02Purchased by Indians from Red Sox. 
1943-07-06TradeTraded by San Francisco (PCL) to Red Sox for Dee Miles and Cash. 
1943-03-01Purchased by San Francisco (PCL) from Braves. 
1940-03-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1940-01-14Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1939-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.