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Coot VealTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1958-1963 MLB Years: 1958-1963
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PositionsSS-227, 3B-3, 2B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOrville Inman Veal
Height6-1Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 9,1932 [85.321]PlaceSandersville,Georgia
High SchoolLanier (Sugar Hill,GA)
CollegeAuburn University (Auburn,AL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1952 by the Detroit Tigers.
MLB DebutJuly 30,1958 [26.021]
OrganizationsDET [4] PIT [1] WS2 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19193Retrosheet IDvealc101MLBAM ID123683
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Washington Senators from the Detroit Tigers in the 1960 AL expansion draft (Pick #26)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power29Contact82XBH34RBIs54Runs63Hitting53Durability26Team.483Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet23,45ss2558207295310201611142116209.256.304.324.6286712230.282.068.135.2846.099.131.500.000.0022.64
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet23ss267789121810115008714110.202.273.247.520222103.207.045.135.2407.776.800.880.9789.0011.11
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet8ss27276481951080011703003.297.400.406.80626678.333.109.281.36814.108.970.640.000.0031.58
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws25ss2869218214410008181929310203.202.273.248.5215410252.230.046.101.2457.5411.511.530.000.0022.73
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit82911000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet28ss301532570004004400104.219.297.219.5167037.241.000.125.24410.8110.811.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter247611751412631512956695236119.231.298.288.58617630701.256.057.137.0007.999.841.230.14611.0021.28
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter17739254971631431137392134116.247.313.311.62412220448.270.064.158.0008.268.711.050.22392.0020.62
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter69218214410008181929310203.202.273.248.5215410252.230.046.101.0007.5411.511.530.000.0022.73
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16240149921721331637453154112.231.298.288.58611520460.256.057.137.0007.999.841.230.14611.0021.28

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet25SS58--95160530260255.9814.40------58100.037.7
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet26SS72--5796616159153.9622.13------7793.546.8
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet27SS22--26531108079.9883.59------2781.514.3
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet273B3--21--331.0001.00------2711.11.9
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet272B1--21--331.0003.00------273.70.6
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws228SS63--130172843310302.9744.79------6991.339.1
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet30SS12--1435115049.9804.08------1580.07.4
MLB Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS227--32251621100859838.9763.69------2270.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--21--331.0001.00------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--21--331.0003.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet25----58------
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet26----72------
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---1223-----
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws228----63------
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet30----12------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1961-11-21Purchased by Pirates from Senators. 
1960-12-14Selected by Senators from Tigers in expansion draft. 
1952-01-01ContractSigned 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.