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Warren SpahnTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1942-1965 MLB Years: 1942-1965
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-750Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWarren Edward Spahn
Height6-0Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 23,1921PlaceBuffalo,New York
Death DateNovember 24,2003 [82.215]
High SchoolSouth Park (Buffalo,NY)
MLB DebutApril 19,1942 [20.361]
OrganizationsMLN [12] BSN [8] NYN [1] SFN [1] Awards3Awards Voting20-828
TBC Player ID18277Retrosheet IDspahw101MLBAM ID122557
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Boston Braves in 1950,1952, Milwaukee Braves in 1955,1957-1962,1964 ... Threw a no-hitter on September 16,1960 against the Philadelphia Phillies and on April 28,1961 against the San Francisco Giants ... The Atlanta Braves retired his #21 on December 11, 1965
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts51Walks82Hittable65SO/BB76vsPower65Hitting63Durability94Team.532Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1942Boston BravesNLMLBbsn16S/R21005.74422100015.225151001170002.3014.36--6.324.020.64-3.63
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21S/R25852.94241688071125.21074641636674001.147.660.432.584.801.86.6152.80
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21ST2621102.334035522743289.2245877515841235001.147.610.472.613.821.46.6773.19
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21ST2715123.713635116311257.023711510619771144001.228.300.672.703.991.48.5563.63
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21ST2821143.073838025400302.028312510327861514001.228.420.802.564.501.76.6003.53
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21ST2921173.164139225121293.0248123103221111918001.237.620.683.415.871.72.5533.39
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21ST3022142.983936326730310.2278111103201091647101.258.050.583.164.751.50.6113.31
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21ST3114192.984035519553290.02631099619731835001.168.160.592.275.682.51.4242.74
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST322372.103532324533265.2211756214701483201.067.150.472.375.012.11.7672.95
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST3321123.143934523133283.02621079924861363101.238.320.762.734.321.58.6363.45
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST3417143.263932716171245.2249998925651104001.289.120.922.384.031.69.5483.59
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST3520112.783935420333281.0249928725521287001.077.970.801.664.092.46.6453.17
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb22ST3621112.693935418443271.0241948123781112021.188.000.762.593.691.42.6563.63
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST3722113.073836223211290.02571069929761502121.157.980.902.364.661.97.6673.55
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST3821152.964036421430292.02821069621701432011.218.690.652.164.412.04.5833.23
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST3921103.504033718452267.225411410424741541041.238.540.812.495.182.08.6773.42
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST4021133.023834421430262.2236968824641154031.148.090.822.193.941.80.6183.65
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST4118143.043434022000269.0248979125551184031.138.290.841.843.942.15.5633.59
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21ST422372.603333022700259.2241857523491024001.128.350.801.703.542.08.7673.41
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21S/R436135.2938251341114173.22041101022352786021.4710.571.192.694.041.50.3164.36
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn21ST444124.36201915010126.014070611835561021.3910.001.292.504.001.60.2504.37
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21S/R44343.3916115302071.2703427821341001.278.791.002.644.271.62.4293.90
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter3632453.09750665853826368295237.248302016179843414342583815191.198.290.742.464.431.80.5970.92
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter2341383.05452399532323643203158.02934118110732807911493424171.188.350.802.254.251.89.629-
Boston Braves Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter122913.0426223626142272291881.01686731637128587100037101.218.050.612.804.781.70.573-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4124.36201915010126.014070611835561021.3910.001.292.504.001.60.250-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter343.3916115302071.2703427821341001.278.791.002.644.271.62.429-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15103.093128316331220.0203857518601083011.198.290.742.464.431.80.6000.92

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1942Boston BravesNLMLBbsn16p2146110000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1580.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21p2524433710040011412001.163.200.186.3868147.241.023.047.1892.1329.7914.000.000.0014.29
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21p26419861621060062908000.163.212.204.416203112.232.041.102.2015.3625.894.830.000.0018.75
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21p273790101530170062407002.167.219.233.452214103.215.066.133.2185.8323.304.000.9790.0026.67
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21p28401111118002101042705001.162.191.216.407242120.195.054.099.1943.3322.506.751.6755.5011.11
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21p2941106723001131063315001.217.265.245.510261118.306.028.094.2455.0827.975.500.85106.004.35
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21p3042116822611180062704000.190.230.284.514338126.239.094.147.2384.7621.434.500.79116.0036.36
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21p3152112101821291042302000.161.190.250.440285118.184.089.134.2053.3919.495.751.6956.0027.78
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p3238105623502120012205001.219.226.324.550347111.259.105.114.2460.9019.8222.001.8052.5030.43
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p3341101421601100071713002.208.266.297.563307112.241.089.158.2646.2515.182.430.89101.0033.33
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p344081717114140042003001.210.247.395.64232688.228.185.235.2854.5522.735.004.5520.2535.29
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p3539105822303101043202003.210.239.324.563346111.271.114.162.2523.6028.838.002.7035.0027.27
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb22p36399431321280042503203.138.170.245.415235103.159.107.149.1853.8824.276.251.9447.0038.46
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p37411081036612150072424100.333.381.463.844509122.410.130.194.3755.7419.673.431.6454.0025.00
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p3840104112410280032801402.231.243.298.541313112.282.067.096.2392.6825.009.331.7952.0012.50
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p394095101420370052602203.147.186.263.449255104.162.116.168.2024.8125.005.202.8831.6735.71
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p4039941321704150073312201.223.279.426.7054011106.288.203.277.3086.6031.134.713.7723.5052.38
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p41369831830290053003001.184.223.276.499275106.242.092.143.2274.7228.306.001.8949.0027.78
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p42339071640260052404100.178.219.289.508266100.215.111.167.2295.0024.004.802.0045.0037.50
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21p43395921120150101001101.186.183.271.45416361.204.085.068.1980.0016.390.001.6459.0027.27
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn21p4421350410020171212000.114.279.143.4225145.174.029.200.22215.5626.671.710.000.0025.00
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21p441621130001002500100.143.208.143.3513024.176.000.095.1708.3320.832.500.000.000.00
1965Totals for NL-NL         37561710030191712100.125.254.143.3978169.175.018.161.20313.0424.641.890.000.0014.29
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter783187214136357635189429448776814023.194.234.287.521537982055.240.093.144.0004.5723.705.181.7053.4927.00
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter46511348423642328119115229143313018.208.243.325.568368731236.251.117.162.0004.2123.545.602.2740.5030.93
Boston Braves Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter281682561201437673033179233005.176.216.236.45216124750.228.060.113.0004.4023.875.420.9397.4320.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21350410020171212000.114.279.143.4225145.174.029.200.00015.5626.671.710.000.0025.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1621130001002500100.143.208.143.3513024.176.000.095.0008.3320.832.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16238729751217391019101114305.194.234.287.52111120425.240.093.144.0004.5723.705.181.7053.4927.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1942Boston BravesNLMLBbsn21P4-1512--331.0000.750.20-----4100.02.7
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn25P24-1252162-2018.9000.750.14-----24100.015.7
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn26P40-289548115453.9811.330.18-----4197.626.0
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn27P36-257452135756.9821.560.22-----3797.323.5
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn28P38-3021441425955.9321.450.18-----4095.024.7
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn29P41-293955837264.8891.560.22-----41100.026.6
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn30P39-310750316057.9501.460.18-----4292.925.3
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn31P40-2901856547974.9371.850.26-----5276.926.1
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32P35-2651253476965.9421.860.25-----3892.122.7
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33P39-2831257447369.9451.770.24-----4195.125.3
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb34P39-2451344346057.9501.460.23-----4097.525.3
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb35P39-2811641175857.9831.460.20-----39100.025.3
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb36P39-2711847-465651.0001.670.24-----39100.025.3
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb37P38-2901167278078.9752.050.27-----4192.724.7
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38P40-2921445346259.9521.480.20-----40100.025.6
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb39P40-2671459377673.9611.830.27-----40100.026.0
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40P38-2621663278179.9752.080.30-----3997.424.7
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb41P34-2691355156968.9862.000.25-----3694.421.0
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb42P33-2591171388582.9652.480.32-----33100.020.4
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb43P38-173436624640.8701.050.23-----3997.423.5
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn44P20-126425113029.9671.450.23-----2195.212.3
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44P16-71416112120.9521.250.28-----16100.09.9
MLB Totals for P - 21 season(s)-   P750-5235222999588212791221.9551.630.23-----7500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1942Boston BravesNLMLBbsn214----------
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2524----------
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2640----------
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2736----------
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2838----------
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2941----------
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn3039----------
1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn3140----------
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3235----------
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3339----------
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3439----------
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3539----------
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3639----------
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3738----------
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3840----------
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3940----------
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb4038----------
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb4134----------
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb4233----------
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb4338----------
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn4420----------
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4416----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1948Boston BravesWorld SeriesMLB27113.0030012.010431201.087.500.002.259.004.000.00.500
1957Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB36114.7021015.11882201.3210.570.001.171.171.000.00.500
1958Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB37212.2032028.219781800.965.970.002.515.652.250.00.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs433.05808300056.04701901332001.077.550.002.095.142.460.00.571

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948Boston BravesWorld SeriesMLB2734000001000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1957Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB3624000000001200000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.25020.0040.002.000.000.000.00
1958Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB37312040003000600000.333.333.333.6664012.667.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs820040004001800000.200.238.200.4384021.333.000.0504.7638.108.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1965New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn44Assistant Coach16250112.30947.010Wes Westrum,Casey Stengel
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle51Pitching Coach1567284.46214.05Ken Aspromonte
1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle52Pitching Coach1627191.43826.06Ken Aspromonte
1981Redwood PioneersCalifA+Minorcal60Pitching Coach1406674.47121.06Chris Cannizzaro
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1957Major League Cy Young Award1
1960MLB Player of the Month (August)1
1961MLB Player of the Month (August)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1965-10-15Released by Giants. 
1965-07-22Released by Mets. 
1965-07-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1964-11-23Purchased by Mets from Braves. 
1940-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.