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Paul RichardsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1932-1946 MLB Years: 1932-1946
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General Manager
World Series Champion
PositionsC-486Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePaul Rapier Richards
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 21,1908PlaceWaxahachie,Texas
Death DateMay 4,1986 [77.164]
High SchoolWaxahachie (Waxahachie,TX)
MLB DebutApril 17,1932 [23.147]
OrganizationsDET [4] NY1 [3] PHA [1] BRO [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-43
TBC Player ID17110Retrosheet IDrichp101MLBAM ID121150
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Player Notes:   Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1984
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power46Contact43XBH45RBIs43Runs38Hitting36Durability43Team.552Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1932Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro-c2338000000000200000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1933New York GiantsNLMLBny19c245187417300100031202005.195.222.230.45220392.227.035.069.2143.2613.044.000.000.0017.65
1934New York GiantsNLMLBny19c254275101210030013801002.160.284.173.45713189.179.013.187.24114.618.990.620.000.008.33
1935New York GiantsNLMLBny19c2674010000002100000.250.500.250.750106.333.000.500.40233.3316.670.500.000.000.00
1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha27c2685257316310142900241205000.245.310.339.6498715286.245.094.187.3048.394.200.501.4064.2523.81
1935Totals for MLB-MLB         92261316410142900261305000.245.314.337.6518815292.246.092.192.3068.904.450.501.3765.2523.44
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet9c3410031332697153310383513007.220.307.297.6049313355.234.077.201.29810.709.860.921.4162.6018.84
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet9c35953002471130337833530170013.237.318.310.6289316343.255.073.207.30510.208.750.860.87100.0022.54
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet9c3683234266012133240193112001.256.315.355.6708316256.285.099.197.3217.4212.111.631.1778.0026.67
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet9c375713913285201120231805007.201.315.266.581377167.231.065.245.28913.7710.780.780.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter5231417140321515151551531571493250035.227.305.301.606427711602.244.074.194.0009.809.300.950.9494.4722.12
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter33598695228374111131531151143170028.231.313.310.623306521121.252.079.208.00010.2610.170.990.9889.6422.81
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85257316310142900241205000.245.310.339.6498715286.245.094.187.0008.394.200.501.4064.2523.81
New York Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10016614304001300182103007.181.261.205.466344187.207.024.133.0009.6311.231.170.000.0013.33
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38000000000200000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624394399162548514946180011.227.305.301.60613222496.244.074.194.0009.809.300.950.9494.4722.12

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1932Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro23C3--213-124241.0008.00------3100.01.9
1933New York GiantsNLMLBny124C36--7417129291.9892.53------5170.623.7
1934New York GiantsNLMLBny125C37--8615-31011011.0002.73-----14288.124.2
1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha26C79--2934085341333.9774.22-----68592.953.0
1935New York GiantsNLMLBny126C4--72--991.0002.25------757.12.6
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet34C100--53786912632623.9866.23-----6100100.064.9
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet35C90--413601013483473.9795.26-----79594.758.4
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet36C83--3614427407405.9954.88-----483100.054.2
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet37C54--3113516347346.9976.41-----15794.735.1
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C486--2103302314924362405.9874.95-----254860.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1932Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro23-3---------
1933New York GiantsNLMLBny124-36---------
1934New York GiantsNLMLBny125-37---------
1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha26-79---------
1935New York GiantsNLMLBny126-4---------
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet34-100---------
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet35-90---------
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet36-83---------
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet37-54---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1945Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB36719042006004300000.211.348.316.6646223.250.105.31617.3913.040.750.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs719042006004300000.211.348.316.6646223.250.105.31617.3913.040.750.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha42Manager1548173.52617.04 
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha43Manager1548173.52614.03 
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha44Manager1548965.57811.53 
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha45Manager1549460.61017.03 
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal46Manager1545797.37039.07 
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal46General Manager1545797.37039.07Paul Richards
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal47Manager1546985.44828.06 
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal47General Manager1546985.44828.06Paul Richards
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal48Manager1527676.50021.04 
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal48General Manager1527676.50021.04Paul Richards
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal49Manager1537479.48417.56 
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal49General Manager1537479.48417.56Paul Richards
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal50Manager1547480.48120.06 
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal51Manager1548965.5788.02 
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal52Manager1629567.58614.03 
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBMLBhou53General Manager1606496.40036.58Harry Craft
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBMLBhou54General Manager1626696.40733.09Harry Craft
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBMLBhou55General Manager1626696.40727.09Harry Craft
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou56General Manager1626597.40132.09Lum Harris
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl58General Manager1627785.47524.56Ken Silvestri,Billy Hitchcock
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl59General Manager1628181.50016.05Lum Harris
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl60General Manager1629369.574--1Lum HarrisLost NLCS (Mets)
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl61General Manager1627686.46926.05Lum Harris
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl62General Manager1628280.5068.03Lum Harris
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl63General Manager1547084.45525.04Eddie Mathews,Lum Harris
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha67Manager1616497.39825.56 
* 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
1946-12-20Released by Tigers. 
1935-05-25Purchased by Athletics from Giants. 
1932-09-15Claimed on waivers by Giants from 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.