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Harry SimpsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1951-1959 MLB Years: 1951-1959
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PositionsOF-579, 1B-211Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHarry Leon Simpson
Height6-1Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 3,1925PlaceAtlanta,Georgia
Death DateApril 3,1979 [53.121]
MLB DebutApril 21,1951 [25.139]
OrganizationsKC1 [5] CLE [4] NYA [2] CHA [1] PIT [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-37
TBC Player ID18037Retrosheet IDsimph101MLBAM ID122255
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power68Contact50XBH59RBIs78Runs47Hitting64Durability72Team.523Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35of-1b2512233251767072464454822007.229.325.313.63810414381.249.084.226.30711.8112.601.071.8447.4318.42
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35of261465456614521101065535682240010.266.337.396.73321641607.298.130.237.3419.2313.511.461.6554.5028.28
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35of278224225553172200182713006.227.284.335.6198111264.231.108.182.2856.8210.231.502.6534.5720.00
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle372931100000002000000.000.667.000.667003.000.0002.000.47766.670.000.000.000.000.00
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc136,38of2911239642119167552353461213410.301.356.414.77016428436.342.113.194.3457.8013.991.791.1579.2023.53
1955Totals for AL-AL         11539743119167552353661213410.300.358.413.77116428439.341.113.199.3468.2013.901.691.1479.4023.53
1956Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc138of3014154376159221121105234782115819.293.347.490.83726654597.310.197.282.3647.8713.741.743.5225.8633.96
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1381b-of315017924539662401122801128.296.339.514.8539221193.322.218.279.3686.2214.512.333.1129.8339.62
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya36of317522427567373910193603106.250.307.402.7099017247.269.152.241.3177.6914.571.892.8332.0030.36
1957Totals for AL-AL         125403511091691363113164042214.270.321.452.77318238440.293.182.258.3397.0514.552.062.9531.0034.86
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya36of32245111121060061210001.216.310.294.60415358.282.078.196.28210.3420.692.000.000.0027.27
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc151b327821221567172702263301031.264.345.406.7518615239.285.142.255.33410.8813.811.272.9330.2926.79
1958Totals for AL-AL         10226322679273302324511032.255.338.384.72210118297.284.129.243.32410.7715.151.412.3637.5726.87
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc151b33814140012002410100.286.389.500.8897118.300.214.357.38611.1122.222.005.5614.0025.00
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha8of333875514512130041400001.187.228.360.58827879.203.173.227.2595.0617.723.502.5337.5057.14
1959Totals for AL-AL         4689618513150061810101.202.258.382.64034997.217.180.247.2836.1918.563.003.0929.6750.00
1959Totals for MLB-MLB         55104922713170062010101.212.259.385.6444011112.232.173.231.2845.3617.863.332.6834.6750.00
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2of33915342002000200000.267.267.400.6676215.308.133.133.2910.0013.330.000.000.0050.00
1959Totals for MLB-MLB         55104922713170062010101.212.259.385.6444011112.232.173.231.2845.3617.863.332.6834.6750.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8882829343752101417338117182714291016111769.266.331.408.73911542153137.290.142.238.0008.6413.681.582.3338.7528.59
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter389134416439154254021051112120844101738.291.349.458.8076151191483.317.167.252.0008.1614.031.722.7033.6030.43
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3531120143276311124111117121157590023.246.323.358.681401661255.268.112.223.0009.6412.511.301.9146.6723.91
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9927528679474510254813107.244.308.382.69010520305.271.138.233.0008.2015.741.922.3039.2929.85
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3875514512130041400001.187.228.360.58827879.203.173.227.0005.0617.723.502.5337.5057.14
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter915342002000200000.267.267.400.6676215.308.133.133.0000.0013.330.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162516631371871370334978232313.266.331.408.73921139572.290.142.238.0008.6413.681.582.3338.7528.59

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF68--132341139135.9711.99------12255.744.2
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B50--32617428347343.9886.86------12241.032.5
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF127--2261134240237.9881.87------14687.082.5
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B28--2768221286284.99310.14------14619.218.2
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF69--11844-126122.9681.77------8284.144.8
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B2--12--112121.0006.00------822.41.3
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129OF100--262562273267.9782.67------11289.364.9
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1291B3--102-212121.0004.00------1122.71.9
1956Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc130OF111--188372198191.9651.72------14178.772.1
1956Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1301B32--26915432288284.9868.88------14122.720.8
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya31OF42--555316360.9521.43------7556.027.3
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1311B27--24323121267266.9969.85------5054.017.6
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131OF21--2911-3130.9681.43------5042.013.7
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya311B21--1438-181511511.0007.19------7528.013.6
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1321B43--38418444406402.9909.35------7855.127.9
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya32OF15--21---21211.0001.40------2462.59.7
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc132OF11--2411-2625.9622.27------7814.17.1
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33OF12--18-1-1918.9471.50------3831.67.8
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1331B4--302-232321.0008.00------850.02.6
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33OF3--5---551.0001.67------933.31.9
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha331B1--9-1-109.9009.00------382.60.6
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF579--107833301011411111.9741.92------5790.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B211--1702931616918111795.9918.51------2110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25--50------68-
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--28------127-
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27--2------69-
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129--3------100-
1956Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc130--32------111-
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya31--21------42-
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131--27------21-
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc132--43------11-
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya32---------15-
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33--1------12-
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133--4--------
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33---------3-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1957New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB31512010001000400000.083.083.083.1661012.125.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs512010001000400000.083.083.083.1661012.125.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1959-10-13Purchased by White Sox from Pirates. 
1959-08-25TradeTraded by White Sox with Bob Sagers to Pirates for Ted Kluszewski. 
1959-05-02TradeTraded by Athletics to White Sox for Ray Boone. 
1958-06-15TradeTraded by Yankees with Bob Grim to Athletics for Virgil Trucks and Duke Maas. 
1957-06-15TradeTraded by Athletics with Jim Pisoni and Ryne Duren to Yankees for Bob Martyn, Woodie Held, Ralph Terry and Billy Martin. 
1955-05-11Purchased by Athletics from Indians. 
1949-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.