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Johnny Vander MeerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1937-1951 MLB Years: 1937-1951
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-346Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Samuel Vander Meer
Height6-1Weight190BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 2,1914PlaceTampa,Florida
Death DateOctober 6,1997 [82.338]
High SchoolMidland Park (Midland Park,NJ)
MLB DebutApril 22,1937 [22.171]
OrganizationsCIN [11] CHN [1] CLE [1] Awards0Awards Voting4-37
TBC Player ID19169Retrosheet IDvandj101MLBAM ID123638
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Player Notes:   Threw back to back no-hitters on June 11,1938 and June 15,1938 against the Cincinnati Reds ... Opening day starter for Cincinnati Reds in 1939,1943
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts87Walks24Hittable84SO/BB61vsPower84Hitting55Durability76Team.506Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27,31S/R22353.8419910403084.0634136069521001.576.72--7.365.550.75.3754.26
1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57ST2315103.123229316300225.01778978121031255001.247.070.484.114.991.21.6003.88
1939Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33S/R24594.67302198040129.012876677951023201.738.930.496.637.121.07.3574.31
1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33S/R25313.751073202148.0382420341411101.657.130.567.697.691.00.7504.50
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33ST2616132.823332118600226.0172837181262023001.326.840.325.018.031.60.5523.01
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33ST2718122.433333021400244.0188786661021864001.196.930.223.766.861.82.6002.47
1943Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33ST2815162.873636021300289.02281029251621746001.357.100.165.045.421.07.4843.11
1946Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33ST3110123.172925411400204.017577721178941001.247.710.483.444.141.21.4553.31
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33ST329144.40302919300186.0186104911187793001.479.000.534.213.820.91.3913.82
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33ST3317143.413333014300232.02049788151241202001.417.910.584.814.660.97.5484.07
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32,33ST345104.90282447320159.217292871285765001.619.700.684.794.280.89.3334.13
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34Rel35343.79326260017173.26046311059413001.627.331.227.215.010.69.4295.64
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22ST360118.0011000003.08660120003.0024.00--3.006.002.00.0002.15
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1191213.4434628561131292822102.217999158051001132129437301.397.690.434.845.531.14.4961.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1161163.4131327835131291112026.01731863768901072125134301.387.680.404.765.551.17.500-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter343.79326260017173.26046311059413001.627.331.227.215.010.69.429-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0118.0011000003.08660120003.0024.00--3.006.002.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12133.443630614330220.01889684101181354001.397.690.434.845.531.14.4801.00

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27,31p222123250100002701000.217.280.304.5847126.313.087.174.2747.6926.923.500.000.0020.00
1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57p23338361500020002305001.181.181.181.36215088.250.000.000.1690.0026.140.000.000.000.00
1939Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33p2430361410010031007000.111.179.139.3185146.154.028.111.1626.5221.743.330.000.0025.00
1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33p251220662000001300000.300.333.400.7338221.353.100.150.3354.7614.293.000.000.0033.33
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33p26357661010040021809001.132.154.145.29911187.172.013.039.1442.3020.699.000.000.0010.00
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33p27377571110030062608001.147.210.160.37012189.224.013.093.1886.7429.214.330.000.009.09
1943Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33p28409591310051092808002.137.212.147.359141112.194.010.116.1868.0425.003.110.000.007.69
1946Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33p31337361820020012101001.247.257.274.53120275.346.027.041.2501.3328.0021.000.000.0011.11
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33p3231573520020031809001.088.133.123.2567269.128.035.088.1284.3526.096.000.000.0040.00
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33p33417861120120072104001.141.212.205.41716389.179.064.154.2067.8723.603.001.1278.0027.27
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32,33p3433525400050061708000.077.172.077.2494066.114.000.115.1429.0925.762.830.000.000.00
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34p353516120100001900000.125.176.250.4264117.286.125.188.1945.8852.949.000.000.0050.00
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22p3611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter382685581041221261041201060008.152.200.180.38012315786.213.028.089.0005.2225.574.900.13685.0014.42
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter346668571021211261040192060008.153.201.178.37911914768.213.025.087.0005.2125.004.800.13668.0013.73
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3516120100001900000.125.176.250.4264117.286.125.188.0005.8852.949.000.000.0050.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162290254451011001785025003.152.200.180.380526333.213.028.089.0005.2225.574.900.13685.0014.42

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22P19-84723-130301.0001.580.36-----2190.512.3
1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23P32-2258383-4946.9391.440.20-----3397.021.3
1939Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P30-129516352421.8750.700.16-----30100.019.5
1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P10-48-9--991.0000.900.19-----1283.36.5
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26P33-2261047235957.9661.730.25-----3594.321.4
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P33-244651245957.9661.730.23-----3789.221.7
1943Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P36-2891167478278.9512.170.27-----4090.023.4
1946Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31P29-204633324239.9291.340.19-----3387.918.8
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32P30-186831214139.9511.300.21-----3196.819.5
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P33-2321139535550.9091.520.22-----4180.521.6
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34P28-159633244139.9511.390.25-----3384.818.2
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35P32-734143-2118.8570.560.25-----3591.420.9
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36P1-3-3--331.0003.001.00-----1100.00.6
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P346-2102824042930515486.9441.400.23-----3460.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2219----------
1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2332----------
1939Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2430----------
1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2510----------
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2633----------
1942Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2733----------
1943Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2836----------
1946Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3129----------
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3230----------
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3333----------
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3428----------
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3532----------
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle361----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1940Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB25000.001003.0203201.676.000.009.006.000.670.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100003.0200032001.676.000.009.006.000.670.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1951-06-30Released by Indians. 
1951-05-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1951-04-09Released by Cubs. 
1950-02-10Purchased by Cubs from Reds. 
1936-09-10Purchased by Reds from Giants. 
1934-09-01Purchased by Braves from Dodgers. 
1933-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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.