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Don NewcombeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1949-1960 MLB Years: 1949-1960
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-344Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDonald Newcombe
Height6-4Weight225BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 14,1926 [92.010]PlaceMadison,New Jersey
High SchoolThomas Jefferson (Elizabeth,NJ)
MLB DebutMay 20,1949 [22.340]
OrganizationsBRO [7] CIN [3] CLE [1] LAN [1] Awards3Awards Voting7-415
TBC Player ID15937Retrosheet IDnewcd101MLBAM ID119733
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950,1956-1957
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts57Walks93Hittable55SO/BB94vsPower55Hitting75Durability94Team.548Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36ST231783.173831719551244.0223898617731494201.218.210.632.695.492.04.6803.09
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36ST2419113.704035520443267.025812011022751301101.258.690.742.524.381.73.6333.52
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36ST252093.284036418320272.02351159919911647001.207.780.633.015.431.80.6903.18
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36ST28984.55292546020144.015881732449820001.439.851.503.065.111.67.5294.44
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36ST292053.203431317110233.22221038335381430001.118.551.351.465.513.76.8003.58
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36ST302773.063836218520268.02191019133461394000.997.351.111.544.673.02.7943.45
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36ST3111123.492828012400198.219986772833900011.179.021.271.494.082.73.4783.90
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36S/R32067.861183102034.0533730118160001.7813.892.882.104.192.00.0006.41
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30,36ST32773.85201827021133.015961572028532001.4010.731.351.893.581.89.5004.26
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST331383.163029117211222.0216877825271004051.098.761.011.094.053.70.6193.54
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST34464.5716151100082.29948421214360001.3710.781.311.523.922.57.4004.05
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25Rel34234.33202180013154.061282668270001.2810.171.001.334.503.38.4003.42
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter149903.5634429450136243472152.22102956852252490112922361.208.781.052.054.722.30.6231.16
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter123603.4224722225110221641626.0151469561917840589716311.188.370.982.244.962.21.672-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24213.646662425232437.147419617757691896051.249.741.171.423.882.74.533-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter234.33202180013154.061282668270001.2810.171.001.334.503.38.400-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter067.861183102034.0533730118160001.7813.892.882.104.192.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1593.563530514231220.0215988726501152011.208.781.052.054.722.30.6251.16

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36p233996822400100051601004.229.267.271.538264102.275.042.094.2574.9015.693.200.000.0018.18
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36p244097824311800101903003.247.318.330.648325110.299.083.186.3059.0917.271.900.9197.0020.83
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36p254010311233108008912000.223.286.272.558284114.245.049.126.2677.027.891.130.000.0017.39
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36p2831476151004004603100.319.365.340.70516155.357.021.106.3307.2710.911.500.000.006.67
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36p29571171842917231061811001.359.395.6321.0277417125.380.273.333.4504.8014.403.005.6016.7140.48
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36p305211113266021610121813104.234.312.342.654388128.261.108.225.3009.3814.061.501.5655.5030.77
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36p313474817201701111101004.230.329.297.62622386.258.067.203.29512.7912.791.001.1674.0017.65
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36p321112250000002200000.417.500.417.9175014.500.000.167.42214.2914.291.000.000.000.00
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30,36p32396092110190081000100.350.420.417.83725269.400.067.200.37911.5914.491.251.4560.009.52
1958Totals for NL-NL         50721126101900101200100.361.434.417.85130283.417.056.194.38612.0514.461.201.2072.007.69
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p336110510322032100172301011.305.402.410.812435123.367.105.267.36813.8218.701.352.4435.0015.63
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p342436051001003802000.139.205.167.3726141.179.028.111.1807.3219.512.670.000.0020.00
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25p342420161001001700000.300.333.350.6837121.462.050.100.3114.7633.337.000.000.0016.67
1960Totals for MLB-MLB         485611120020041502000.196.250.232.48213262.268.036.107.2266.4524.193.750.000.0018.18
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter452878942383331510821871473173117.271.338.367.70532251988.310.096.196.0008.8114.881.691.5258.5321.43
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2936457216928311762156973142016.262.323.366.68923642720.293.104.192.0007.7813.471.731.5358.6424.85
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12420119584043100284103111.289.374.368.742748233.344.079.219.00012.0217.601.461.7250.2513.79
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2420161001001700000.300.333.350.6837121.462.050.100.0004.7633.337.000.000.0016.67
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1112250000002200000.417.500.417.9175014.500.000.167.00014.2914.291.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162315348512153910315316106.271.338.367.70511518354.310.096.196.0008.8114.881.691.5258.5321.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro23P38-2441740-257571.0001.500.23-----3997.424.7
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro24P40-2671943236462.9691.550.23-----40100.026.0
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25P40-2722445337269.9581.730.25-----40100.025.5
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro28P29-1441116222927.9310.930.19-----3193.518.8
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro29P34-2331524454339.9071.150.17-----5759.622.2
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro30P38-2682539156564.9851.680.24-----5273.124.7
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro31P28-1981341215654.9641.930.27-----3482.418.2
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32P20-133913-222221.0001.100.17-----3951.313.0
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32P11-3426--881.0000.730.24-----11100.07.1
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P30-2221431144645.9781.500.20-----6149.219.5
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34P20-54441-98.8890.400.15-----2483.313.0
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34P16-826112-1917.8951.060.21-----2466.710.4
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P344-21511593131827490472.9631.370.22-----3440.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2338----------
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2440----------
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2540----------
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2829----------
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2934----------
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro3038----------
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro3128----------
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3220----------
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3211----------
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3330----------
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3420----------
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3416----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1949Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB23023.0921011.210431101.167.710.002.318.493.670.00.000
1955Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB29019.531005.2862401.9212.710.003.186.352.000.00.000
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB300121.212004.211113403.3321.210.005.797.711.330.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs048.59505100022.0290210819001.6811.860.003.277.772.380.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1949Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2324000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1955Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2913000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3021000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs58000000000300000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1949National League Rookie of the Year1
1956Major League Cy Young Award ... National League Most Valuable Player2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1961-01-19Released by Indians. 
1960-07-29Purchased by Indians from Reds. 
1958-06-15TradeTraded by Dodgers to Reds for Charlie Rabe, Art Fowler, Steve Bilko and Johnny Klippstein. 
1946-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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.