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Art ShamskyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1960-1972 MLB Years: 1965-1972
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-388, 1B-88Position when DraftedOF-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameArthur Louis Shamsky
Height6-1Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 14,1941 [76.253]PlaceSt. Louis,Missouri
High SchoolUniversity City (University City,MO)
CollegeUniversity of Missouri (Columbia,MO)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1959 by the Cincinnati Reds.
MLB DebutApril 17,1965 [23.185]
OrganizationsCIN [8] NYN [4] CHN [1] OAK [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17859Retrosheet IDshama101MLBAM ID122043
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed40Power72Contact59XBH67RBIs70Runs40Hitting55Durability34Team.547Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1960GenevaNyplD-1811940984111681886000000000.271.271.457.72818732409.238.186.186.3190.000.000.004.4022.7228.83
1961TopekaIIIB-19116403821162041566000000000.288.288.469.75718939403.260.181.181.3290.000.000.003.7226.8733.62
1962MaconSallyD-208127558781531661000000000.284.284.535.81914734275.239.251.251.3540.000.000.005.8217.1943.59
1963San DiegoPCLAAA-21150494641322161868000000000.267.267.443.71021945494.239.176.176.3120.000.000.003.6427.4434.09
1964San DiegoPCLAAA-22145507821382122569000000000.272.272.469.74123848507.234.197.197.3250.000.000.004.9320.2834.78
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin12of23649613254321010102900000.260.330.427.757419106.354.167.281.3389.4327.362.901.8948.0036.00
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin12of2496234415450214702324503215.231.321.521.84212226271.194.290.419.36711.8116.611.417.7511.1448.15
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin12of25761476293131301153410151.197.274.293.567437164.234.096.190.2509.1520.732.271.8349.0024.14
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn24of261163453082144124810215874466.238.292.406.69814030381.251.168.232.3135.5115.222.763.1528.7536.59
1969TidewaterILAAA-27113891150412000000000.289.289.7371.02628938.206.448.447.4520.000.000.0010.539.5081.82
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn24of27100303429193144712363232525.300.375.488.86314826349.294.188.304.38610.329.170.894.0121.6428.57
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn24of-1b281224034811819211491149333031311.293.371.432.80317432458.296.139.261.35310.707.210.672.4036.6427.12
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn24of296813513256251811211810026.185.299.370.6695013157.179.185.341.30613.3811.460.863.1827.0052.00
1972WichitaAmerAAA-302664121721611000000000.266.266.609.87539964.190.343.344.3960.000.000.009.3810.6752.94
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn241b301516120001003300000.125.263.125.3882019.154.000.188.20615.7915.791.000.000.000.00
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak73087000000001200000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08712.5025.002.000.000.000.00
1972Totals for MLB-MLB         2323120001004500000.087.222.087.3092027.111.000.174.17014.8118.521.250.000.000.00
B Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter116403821162041566000000000.288.288.469.75718939403.260.181.181.0000.000.000.003.7226.8733.62
D Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter200684142189211134147000000000.276.276.488.76433466684.238.212.212.0000.000.000.004.9720.1234.92
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter665168619442660156823357188254159152934.253.330.427.7577201431913.260.174.285.0009.8313.281.353.5524.7933.57
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter332110316729849953160000000000.270.270.475.7455241111103.233.205.205.0000.000.000.004.8120.8137.25
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter332110316729849953160000000000.270.270.475.7455241111103.233.205.205.0000.000.000.004.8120.8137.25
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter406118613331648114216244127141146122328.266.341.432.7735121011345.270.166.272.0009.4410.481.113.1228.2431.96
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter236477601081242670135710813366.226.309.432.74120642541.237.206.321.00010.5419.961.894.8118.3538.89
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1516120001003300000.125.263.125.3882019.154.000.188.00015.7915.791.000.000.000.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter87000000001200000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.00012.5025.002.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16241147104154175712466242478.253.330.427.75717535466.260.174.285.0009.8313.281.353.5524.7933.57
Average Minor - Per 162 games162538811452442678000000000.270.270.475.74525654538.233.205.205.0000.000.000.004.8120.8137.25

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23OF18--2621-2928.9661.56------6428.111.1
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231B1--5---551.0005.00------641.60.6
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24OF74--104331110107.9731.45------9677.146.3
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF40--592116261.9841.53------7652.624.7
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF82--128612135134.9931.63------11670.750.6
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn261B17--111626119117.9836.88------11614.710.5
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn27OF78--117212120119.9921.53------10078.048.1
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn271B9--75-157675.9878.33------1009.05.6
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn28OF58--1042-11061061.0001.83------12247.535.8
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn281B56--37835229415413.9957.38------12245.934.6
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn29OF38--576116463.9841.66------6855.923.5
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn291B1--2--1221.0002.00------681.50.6
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301B4-21301-131311.0007.751.48-----1526.72.6
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF388--5952388626618.9871.59------3880.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B88-2160142542648643.9927.3130.62-----880.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23--1------18-
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24---------74-
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25---------40-
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn26--17------82-
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn27--9------78-
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn28--56------58-
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn29--1------38-
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30--4--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB27313370001000300000.538.538.5381.0767013.700.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2736000000000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs313370001000300000.538.538.5381.0767013.700.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs36000000000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1981New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn39Broadcaster1034162.39818.55Joe Torre
* 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
1972-07-19Released by Athletics. 
1972-06-28Purchased by Athletics from Cubs. 
1972-04-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1972-04-09Released by Cardinals. 
1971-10-18TradeTraded by Mets with Charlie Hudson, Rich Folkers and Jim Bibby to Cardinals for Chip Coulter, Harry Parker, Chuck Taylor and Jim Beauchamp. 
1967-11-08TradeTraded by Reds to Mets for Bob Johnson. 
1959-09-09ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* 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.