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Tom SturdivantTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1964 MLB Years: 1955-1964
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PositionsP-335Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Virgil Sturdivant
Height6-1Weight186BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 28,1930PlaceGordon,Kansas
Death DateFebruary 28,2009 [78.306]
High SchoolCapitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)
MLB DebutApril 14,1955 [24.351]
OrganizationsNYA [5] KC1 [3] PIT [3] DET [1] NYN [1] WS2 [1] BOS [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18571Retrosheet IDsturt101MLBAM ID122910
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Washington Senators from the Boston Red Sox in the 1960 AL expansion draft (Pick #16) ... Opening Day Starter for Boston Red Sox in 1960
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts64Walks48Hittable61SO/BB58vsPower61Hitting37Durability72Team.490Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya47Rel25133.16331320012068.0482424642481001.326.320.795.536.321.14.2503.95
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya47S/R261683.3032171562115158.0134635815521102001.177.620.852.966.252.12.6673.20
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya47ST271662.54282807200201.2170655714801183041.247.590.623.575.271.48.7273.44
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya47S/R28364.2015105002070.2773733638412031.639.810.764.845.221.08.3334.16
1959New York YankeesALMLBnya47S/R29024.97734001025.020161449161001.147.111.423.205.681.78.0004.40
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc132Rel29264.65363330016571.2704537934573001.458.791.134.277.161.68.2504.01
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15Rel30334.974033700141101.010658561645675021.499.411.424.005.951.49.5004.65
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws235,47S/R31264.6115105113080.0674241640396031.347.540.684.504.390.98.2504.19
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15S/R31522.8413112612185.2812927617451001.148.510.631.794.732.65.7143.03
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15S/R32953.7349123721132125.012062521239766031.278.620.862.805.461.95.6433.65
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15Rel33006.4830300108.08661461201.448.641.084.326.481.50-4.04
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet22Rel33123.76280280015255.0432623724362011.227.041.153.935.891.50.3334.19
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc118Rel33123.7417314004053.0472422317263001.217.980.512.894.421.53.3333.20
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc118Rel34009.8230300003.24440110101.369.82--2.452.451.00-2.88
1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn47Rel34005.9716016005128.234201927183021.4310.670.632.205.652.57-3.20
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter59513.7433510123422799171132.01029521473107449704393181.308.150.853.555.571.57.5361.22
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter36253.191155956134265522.0449205186452213339071.287.710.773.795.721.51.590-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1473.4965234282163218.0209978519601278231.238.580.782.465.212.12.667-
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter384.425665000205127.012173631252846101.358.490.843.655.891.62.273-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter334.974033700141101.010658561645675021.499.411.424.005.951.49.500-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123.76280280015255.0432623724362011.227.041.153.935.891.50.333-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter005.9716016005128.234201927183021.4310.670.632.205.652.57--
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter264.6115105113080.0674241640396031.347.540.684.504.390.98.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11103.7465204541193220.01991019221871368131.308.150.853.555.571.57.5241.22

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya47p253312110000000301000.083.083.083.1661013.111.000.000.0760.0023.080.000.000.000.00
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya47p2632645201105000703100.313.308.359.66723268.345.046.047.2960.0010.290.000.000.0010.00
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya47p27287141300000061004001.183.247.183.43013081.213.000.085.2077.4112.351.670.000.000.00
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya47p281521140000002001002.190.261.190.4514024.190.000.095.2188.330.000.000.000.000.00
1959New York YankeesALMLBnya47p2976000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc132p293717010000000701000.059.059.059.1181018.100.000.000.0530.0038.890.000.000.000.00
1959Totals for AL-AL         44230100000001001000.043.043.043.0861024.077.000.000.0390.0041.670.000.000.000.00
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15p304022140001000501101.182.174.182.3564024.222.000.000.1570.0020.830.000.000.000.00
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws235,47p311526120000002504000.077.143.077.2202032.095.000.077.1156.2515.632.500.000.000.00
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15p311332280001010801001.250.250.250.5008033.333.000-.031.2260.0024.240.000.000.000.00
1961Totals for MLB-MLB         285831000010121305001.172.200.172.37210065.222.000.017.1743.0820.006.500.000.000.00
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15p324933261003000304100.182.176.212.3887138.194.030.030.1710.007.890.000.000.0016.67
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15p3332000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p33289000000000200000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1963Totals for MLB-MLB         4822000000001302000.000.043.000.0430025.000.000.045.0304.0012.003.000.000.000.00
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc118p331711000000001102000.000.083.000.0830014.000.000.091.0577.147.141.000.000.000.00
1961Totals for AL-AL         4520000000001302000.000.048.000.0480023.000.000.050.0344.3513.043.000.000.000.00
1963Totals for MLB-MLB         4822000000001302000.000.043.000.0430025.000.000.045.0304.0012.003.000.000.000.00
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc118p34310100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8950.000.000.000.000.000.00
1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn47p34161000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1964Totals for MLB-MLB         192010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4470.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter336328176021010011154022305.183.208.195.403643364.217.012.043.0003.0214.844.910.000.005.00
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter115174113811050082309103.218.251.236.487412192.250.018.063.0004.1711.982.880.000.005.26
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter656741410040101105101.209.206.224.43015173.246.015.000.0000.0015.070.000.000.007.14
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5729020000001803000.069.100.069.1692033.095.000.034.0003.0324.248.000.000.000.00
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1526120000002504000.077.143.077.2202032.095.000.077.0006.2515.632.500.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4022140001000501101.182.174.182.3564024.222.000.000.0000.0020.830.000.000.000.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter289000000000200000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter161000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162158829100500526011102.183.208.195.403311176.217.012.043.0003.0214.844.910.000.005.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya25P33-6848-212121.0000.360.18-----33100.021.4
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya26P32-1581113212624.9230.750.15-----32100.020.8
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya27P28-201826243634.9441.210.17-----28100.018.2
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya28P15-70341187.8750.470.10-----15100.09.7
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129P36-71617312623.8850.640.32-----3797.323.4
1959New York YankeesALMLBnya29P7-2534-1771.0001.000.28-----7100.04.5
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P40-1017141-2221.9550.530.21-----40100.026.0
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws231P15-80218--20201.0001.330.25-----15100.09.3
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P13-85911--20201.0001.540.24-----13100.08.4
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P49-12510233-3633.9170.670.26-----49100.030.4
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet33P28-55311--14141.0000.500.25-----28100.017.3
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc133P17-5348-112121.0000.710.23-----17100.010.5
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P3-812--331.0001.000.38-----3100.01.9
1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn34P16-28141-65.8330.310.18-----16100.09.9
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc134P3-3-------------3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P335-1131721631311248235.9480.700.21-----3350.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya2533----------
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya2632----------
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya2728----------
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya2815----------
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc12936----------
1959New York YankeesALMLBnya297----------
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3040----------
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws23115----------
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3113----------
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3249----------
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet3328----------
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc13317----------
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit333----------
1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn3416----------
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1343----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1955New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB25006.002003.0522002.3315.000.006.000.000.000.00.000
1956New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB26102.792109.2838901.747.450.007.458.381.130.001.000
1957New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB27006.002006.0641201.179.000.001.503.002.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs104.34606100018.7190901111001.619.160.005.305.301.000.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1956New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB2623010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1957New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB2721000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs44010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1964-06-27Released by Mets. 
1964-05-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1964-05-10Released by Athletics. 
1963-07-23Purchased by Athletics from Tigers. 
1963-05-04Purchased by Tigers from Pirates. 
1961-06-29TradeTraded by Senators to Pirates for Tom Cheney. 
1960-12-14Selected by Senators from Red Sox in expansion draft. 
1959-12-03TradeTraded by Athletics to Red Sox for Pete Daley. 
1959-05-26TradeTraded by Yankees with Jerry Lumpe and Johnny Kucks to Athletics for Hector Lopez and Ralph Terry. 
1948-05-28ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.