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Virgil TrucksTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1941-1958 MLB Years: 1941-1958
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-517Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVirgil Oliver Trucks
Height5-11Weight198BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 26,1917PlaceBirmingham,Alabama
Death DateMarch 23,2013 [95.331]
MLB DebutSeptember 27,1941 [24.154]
OrganizationsDET [12] CHA [3] KC1 [2] NYA [1] SLA [1] Awards0Awards Voting4-105
TBC Player ID19027Retrosheet IDtrucv101MLBAM ID123486
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Player Notes:   Threw a no-hitter on May 15,1952 against the Washington Senators and on August 25,1952 against the New York Yankees ... Opening Day Starter for St. Louis Browns in 1953 and Chicago White Sox in 1955
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts78Walks50Hittable72SO/BB69vsPower72Hitting42Durability77Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet-Rel24009.0010100002.04220030002.0018.00----13.500.00--0.34
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet22S/R251482.74282088280167.21476451374917101.327.890.163.974.881.23.6362.89
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet22S/R2616102.843325810262202.2170726411521181101.107.550.492.315.242.27.6152.72
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet22ST28001.6911000005.03110230000.945.06--3.385.061.50-2.54
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet22ST291493.233229315210236.2217948523751615001.238.250.872.856.122.15.6093.24
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet22ST3010124.533626108252180.21861059114791085001.479.270.703.945.381.37.4553.62
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet22ST3114133.784326177092211.2190978914851237101.308.080.603.615.231.45.5193.56
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet22ST3219112.814132917684275.02099586161241533001.216.840.524.065.011.23.6333.51
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet22ST33313.54770210048.0452019621250001.378.381.123.914.661.19.7504.47
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet22S/R341384.333718196181153.21538174975896101.488.960.534.395.211.19.6193.55
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet22ST355193.97352968351197.0190998712821295101.388.680.553.755.891.57.2083.12
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22S/R36543.0716124422288.0833730432473001.318.490.413.274.811.47.5563.20
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23ST361562.862421313311176.0151605614671024101.247.710.713.425.211.52.7143.61
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23ST3719122.794033716573264.2224878213951524001.217.620.443.235.171.60.6132.96
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23ST381383.96322667320175.017678771961911001.359.050.983.144.681.49.6193.79
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet23S/R39653.83221663131120.010456511563433001.397.801.134.733.230.68.5454.85
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123Rel40973.034874100237116.010645391262557001.458.220.934.814.270.89.5634.46
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123Rel41012.05160160012322.01875215150001.507.360.826.146.141.00.0004.34
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya21Rel41214.54250250013139.2402420124262001.619.080.235.455.901.08.6673.31
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1771353.3951732818912433113302677.02416112410091881088153463601.318.110.633.655.151.41.5670.98
Detroit Tigers Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter114963.5031622987842053131797.21618786700123732104642501.318.090.613.665.231.43.543-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter47263.149680163611104615.1551225215462233459101.268.050.673.265.041.55.644-
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter982.8764757003510138.012452441477707001.468.090.915.024.570.91.529-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter214.54250250013139.2402420124262001.619.080.235.455.901.08.667-
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter543.0716124422288.0833730432473001.318.490.413.274.811.47.556-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15113.3942271510392220.0198928315891265001.318.110.633.655.151.41.5770.98

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p2528654810030001201003.123.123.138.2619166.151.015.015.1230.0018.180.000.000.0012.50
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p2633727131007002400003.181.203.194.39714174.191.013.042.1932.705.412.000.000.007.69
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p2812100000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.24633.3333.331.000.000.000.00
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p29329541740050001302004.179.179.221.40021497.207.042.042.1860.0013.400.000.000.0023.53
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p3036707192005001700003.271.282.300.58221271.302.029.043.2721.419.867.000.000.0010.53
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p31437961301020021402005.165.185.190.37515183.200.025.051.1782.4116.877.000.000.007.69
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p324110061220030011515004.120.137.140.277142107.141.020.030.1330.9314.0215.000.000.0016.67
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p33720231000000200000.150.150.200.3504120.167.050.050.1580.0010.000.000.000.0033.33
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p343755513300140001202000.236.236.291.52716357.302.055.055.2410.0021.050.000.000.0023.08
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p35356431200131011102002.188.200.234.43415167.212.046.078.2021.4916.4211.001.4964.008.33
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22p361625041001000304000.160.160.200.3605129.182.040.040.1620.0010.340.000.000.0025.00
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23p36246361530160001019001.238.250.333.58321473.269.095.095.2630.0013.700.001.3763.0026.67
1953Totals for AL-AL         4088619401700013113001.216.225.295.520265102.243.079.080.2350.0012.750.000.9888.0026.32
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23p37409351720080012109203.183.188.204.392192105.230.021.032.1790.9520.0021.000.000.0011.76
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23p3832642810060001207101.125.123.141.2649172.151.016.016.1180.0016.670.000.000.0012.50
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet23p3922454112002010402000.244.244.289.53313247.268.045.022.2390.008.510.000.000.0018.18
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123p4048281400020001001001.143.143.143.2864029.222.000.000.1290.0034.480.000.000.000.00
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123p41161000000000000001.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya21p41258020003000200000.250.250.250.500208.333.000.000.2250.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1958Totals for AL-AL         419020003000200001.222.222.222.444209.286.000.000.2000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter516949631712312701191532463031.180.189.213.402202261009.212.033.042.0000.8915.1617.000.20474.5015.20
Detroit Tigers Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter31566749121161144118951160024.181.192.213.40514218692.210.032.043.0001.1613.7311.880.14667.0014.88
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9622013406012000143125305.182.187.223.410497250.218.041.045.0000.4017.2043.000.40220.0017.50
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter64291400020001001002.138.138.138.2764030.211.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1625041001000304000.160.160.200.3605129.182.040.040.0000.0010.340.000.000.0025.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter258020003000200000.250.250.250.500208.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162298205470122003481141010.180.189.213.402638317.212.033.042.0000.8915.1617.000.20474.5015.20

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P1-21---111.0001.000.50-----1100.00.6
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P28-1675283-3633.9171.180.20-----28100.018.2
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P33-2021624--40401.0001.210.20-----33100.021.4
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P1-511--221.0002.000.40-----1100.00.7
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P32-2361133314744.9361.380.19-----32100.020.8
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P36-18013222-3735.9460.970.19-----36100.023.4
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P43-2111328-141411.0000.950.19-----43100.027.9
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet32P41-2751333224846.9581.120.17-----41100.026.6
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet33P7-48213111615.9382.140.31-----7100.04.5
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet34P37-1531132324643.9351.160.28-----37100.024.0
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet35P35-1972137216058.9671.660.29-----35100.022.7
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36P24-1761129-240401.0001.670.23-----24100.015.6
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla36P16-88313612216.7271.000.18-----16100.010.4
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37P40-2641048-158581.0001.450.22-----40100.026.0
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38P32-175433-137371.0001.160.21-----32100.020.8
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet39P22-120618312724.8891.090.20-----22100.014.3
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc140P48-1168211-3029.9670.600.25-----48100.031.4
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya41P25-3934--771.0000.280.18-----25100.016.2
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc141P16-22431-87.8750.440.32-----16100.010.4
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P517-26761564202714603576.9551.110.22-----5170.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet241----------
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet2528----------
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet2633----------
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet281----------
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet2932----------
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet3036----------
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet3143----------
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet3241----------
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet337----------
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet3437----------
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet3535----------
1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3624----------
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla3616----------
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3740----------
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3832----------
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet3922----------
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc14048----------
1958New York YankeesALMLBnya4125----------
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc14116----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1945Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB28103.3821013.11455701.459.450.003.384.731.400.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs103.38202100013.31405057001.439.450.003.384.731.400.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1945Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB2824000000001100000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs24000000001100000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1959-04-14Released by Yankees. 
1958-06-15TradeTraded by Athletics with Duke Maas to Yankees for Harry Simpson and Bob Grim. 
1956-12-05TradeTraded by Tigers with Wayne Belardi, Gene Host, Ned Garver and Cash to Athletics for Eddie Robinson, Bill Harrington, Jack Crimian and Jim Finigan. 
1955-11-30TradeTraded by White Sox to Tigers for Bubba Phillips. 
1953-06-13TradeTraded by Browns with Bob Elliott to White Sox for Lou Kretlow, Darrell Johnson and Cash. 
1952-12-04TradeTraded by Tigers with Johnny Groth and Hal White to Browns for J.W. Porter, Bob Nieman and Owen Friend. 
1938-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.