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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Albert Donald Spangler
Stat Years
1959-1971  [mlb] 1959-1971
Height/Weight
6-0 / 175
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (714)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Olney (Philadelphia,PA)
Colleges
Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Milwaukee Braves in 1954
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Gil English
MLB Debut
1959-09-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.070)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [5] HOU [4] MLN [3] CAL [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18279 ... retro id: spana101 ... mlbam id: 122560
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln2525ofL-S-E-P1612350100101101000.417.462.5831.0451471.333.166.4557.147.141.000.00.0020.0
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln2526ofL-S-E-P21011052628520662141711111.267.355.352.707122377.257.085.31511.4813.931.210.00.0025.0
    1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln2527ofL-S-E-P36897232620064228900020.268.432.289.721125282.330.021.29522.407.200.320.00.007.7
    1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou2128ofL-S-E-P41294185111910953576704636261.285.389.388.77749916224.273.103.30914.039.220.6683.61.0020.2
    1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou2129ofL-S-E-P51204305212125442758503815455.281.355.386.74149016633.214.105.29810.207.760.76107.50.8227.3
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou2130ofL-S-E-P61354495111018543878414346516.245.311.334.64550515027.178.089.2608.128.511.05112.20.7924.5
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2131ofL-S-E-P738112182411171114800121.214.299.268.567127303.179.054.22111.026.300.57112.00.7912.5
    1965California AngelsALMLBcal2631ofL-S-E-P7519617251001408900000.260.317.271.588104261.135.011.2877.698.651.130.00.004.0
    1966California AngelsALMLBcal2632ofL-S-E-P869260000002200000.667.727.6671.3941160.222.000.85718.1818.181.000.00.000.0
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2133ofL-S-E-P96213018337001322231700241.254.361.308.669155407.231.054.28714.8410.970.740.00.0021.2
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2134ofL-S-E-P108817721489321801202412324.271.343.390.7332036914.226.119.2999.8511.821.2088.50.9929.2
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2135ofL-S-E-P118221323458142302211612101.211.284.315.5992386713.192.104.2118.826.720.7653.21.6828.9
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2036ofL-S-E-P122114221011003300000.143.294.429.7231762.500.286.10017.6517.651.0014.05.88100.0
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn337ofL-S-E-P1355020000000100000.400.400.400.800520.000.000.5000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)912226730759487262117537322952341123192320.262.347.351.6982615796134.221.089.28211.288.950.79107.90.8022.6
    National League Totals (12 yrs)855216228856386262117433322852231123192320.260.347.353.7002500764133.225.093.28011.408.920.78102.90.8423.6
    American League Totals (2 yrs)571051931100140101100000.295.357.305.662115321.143.010.3308.709.571.100.00.003.2
    Houston Colt 45s Totals (3 yrs)38412971543505318131001922161127817111212.270.351.369.720149447884.221.099.28910.788.500.7999.80.8724.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)2585396413025475525676124666.241.324.341.66561818436.219.100.25810.849.870.9177.01.1327.7
    Milwaukee Braves Totals (3 yrs)175214525973012114432712131.276.398.336.7342617210.294.060.31416.4810.340.630.00.0017.0
    California Angels Totals (2 yrs)571051931100140101100000.295.357.305.662115321.143.010.3308.709.571.100.00.003.2
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)38112182411171114800121.214.299.268.567127303.179.054.22111.026.300.57112.00.7912.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLB25OF400.06000661.0001.500.002.666.710
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLB26OF9200.0884119392.9891.000.0059.791.13
    1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLB27OF4400.05620058581.0001.300.0028.664.74
    1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLB28OF12100.0183782198190.9601.600.0075.693.83
    1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLB29OF11300.0215531223220.9871.900.0069.894.23
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLB30OF12700.0185371195188.9641.500.0078.494.11
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLB31OF3300.0403204543.9561.300.0020.486.86
    1965California AngelsALMLB31OF2400.0360103736.9731.500.0014.847.16
    1966California AngelsALMLB32OF300.03000331.0001.000.001.950.09
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLB33OF4100.0710107271.9861.700.0025.566.15
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLB34OF4800.0712217573.9731.500.0029.654.55
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLB35OF5800.0751408076.9501.300.0035.870.74
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB36OF600.05000551.0000.800.003.728.69
    MLB Totals - (OF)7140010342729610901061.9731.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1959MLB---------4-
    1960MLB---------92-
    1961MLB---------44-
    1962MLB---------121-
    1963MLB---------113-
    1964MLB---------127-
    1965MLB---------57-
    1966MLB---------3-
    1967MLB---------41-
    1968MLB---------48-
    1969MLB---------58-
    1970MLB---------6-
    Totals---------714-