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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Orville Inman Veal
Stat Years
1958-1963  [mlb] 1958-1963
Height/Weight
6-1 / 165
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (227) ... 3B (3) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Lanier (Sugar Hill,GA)
Colleges
Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1952
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1958-07-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.021)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [4] WS2 [1] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19193 ... retro id: vealc101 ... mlbam id: 123683
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet23,4525ssL-S-E-P158207295310201611142116209.256.304.324.6282306712.135.068.2826.099.131.500.00.0022.6
    1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet2326ssL-S-E-P27789121810115008714110.202.273.247.520103222.135.045.2077.776.800.8889.00.9711.1
    1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet827ssL-S-E-P3276481951080011703003.297.400.406.80678266.281.109.33314.108.970.640.00.0031.6
    1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws2528ssL-S-E-P469218214410008181929310203.202.273.248.5212525410.101.046.2307.5411.511.530.00.0022.7
    1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit829ssL-S-E-P511000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet2830ssL-S-E-P61532570004004400104.219.297.219.5163770.125.000.24110.8110.811.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)247611751412631512956695236119.231.298.288.58670117630.137.057.2567.999.841.23611.00.1421.3
    American League Totals (5 yrs)246610751412631512956685236119.231.298.289.58770017630.138.058.2568.009.711.21610.00.1421.3
    National League Totals (1 yrs)11000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (4 yrs)17739254971631431137392134116.247.313.311.62444812220.158.064.2708.268.711.05392.00.2220.6
    Washington Senators II Totals (1 yrs)69218214410008181929310203.202.273.248.5212525410.101.046.2307.5411.511.530.00.0022.7
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)11000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1958Detroit TigersALMLB25SS580502.295160530260255.9814.400.5137.7100.02
    1959Detroit TigersALMLB26SS720290.25796616159153.9622.100.5346.893.52
    1960Detroit TigersALMLB272B109.02100331.0003.000.330.63.74
    1960Detroit TigersALMLB273B3011.22100331.0001.000.271.911.14
    1960Detroit TigersALMLB27SS220152.226531108079.9883.600.5214.381.52
    1961Washington Senators IIALMLB28SS630510.0130172843310302.9744.800.5939.191.31
    1963Detroit TigersALMLB30SS12083.21435115049.9804.100.597.480.03
    MLB Totals - (2B)109210013.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)3011210011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)22701,5383225162110014.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1958MLB-----58-----
    1959MLB-----72-----
    1960MLB---1322-----
    1961MLB-----63-----
    1963MLB-----12-----
    Totals---13227-----