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Eddie WaitkusTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1941-1955 MLB Years: 1941-1955
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Positions1B-1049, OF-20Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEdward Stephen Waitkus
Height6-1Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 4,1919PlaceCambridge,Massachusetts
Death DateSeptember 16,1972 [53.012]
High SchoolCambridge Rindge And Latin (Cambridge,MA)
CollegeBoston College (Chestnut Hill,MA)
MLB DebutApril 15,1941 [21.224]
OrganizationsPHI [6] CHN [4] BAL [2] Awards0Awards Voting2-29
TBC Player ID19283Retrosheet IDwaite101MLBAM ID123795
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power46Contact61XBH43RBIs49Runs43Hitting76Durability67Team.481Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn271b211228150000000310001.179.207.179.3865029.200.000.000.1880.0010.340.000.000.000.00
1946Chicago CubsNLMLBchn361b261134415013424545530231417008.304.340.408.74818033472.307.104.163.3514.872.970.610.85110.2524.63
1947Chicago CubsNLMLBchn361b271305146015028623530321726008.292.336.381.71719636554.299.089.158.3355.783.070.530.36257.0024.00
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn361b281395628716627107441104319270012.295.348.416.76423444614.297.121.217.3557.003.090.441.1480.2926.51
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41b2954209416416312830331213003.306.403.426.8298920246.321.120.292.39113.414.880.360.41209.0031.25
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41b30154641102182325244305529150013.284.341.359.70023039702.295.075.165.3277.834.130.530.28320.5021.43
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41b311456106515727414603532201008.257.317.320.63719532664.266.063.144.3017.983.310.420.15610.0020.38
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41b321464995114429424922642314006.289.371.375.74618735568.300.086.214.35111.274.050.360.35249.5024.31
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41b338124724729211611132311003.291.330.356.6868812262.318.065.117.3164.968.781.770.38247.0016.67
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31b3495311358817423301282516308.283.341.383.72411923349.300.100.186.3338.027.160.890.57155.5026.14
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal91b353885222110920111000031.259.344.294.63825296.293.035.188.28911.4610.420.910.000.009.09
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi441b35331071030502140117700014.280.379.383.762417124.286.103.252.35113.715.650.411.6153.5023.33
1955Totals for MLB-MLB         7119212526122321281700045.271.364.344.708669220.289.073.224.32412.737.730.610.9196.0017.31
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter114042545281214215442437328837220411403475.285.344.374.71815892834680.295.089.180.0007.954.360.550.51177.2523.31
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6132313293649118189197972351164140137.281.348.359.7078301452566.293.078.181.0009.164.520.490.35257.0022.34
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter394154519845579211313417098536200029.294.339.398.7376151131669.299.104.178.0005.873.180.540.78118.8524.84
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1333963711018524221393516339.278.342.364.70614425445.298.086.187.0008.767.870.900.45198.0022.73
Average MLB - Per 162 games16260575173316353415329260111.285.344.374.71822640665.295.089.180.0007.954.360.550.51177.2523.31

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn211B9--713487874.9498.22------1275.05.8
1946Chicago CubsNLMLBchn261B106--9928147610771073.99610.12------11393.869.3
1947Chicago CubsNLMLBchn271B126--1161101810912701262.99410.02------13096.981.8
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn281B116--10649297711651156.9929.97------13983.575.3
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF20--43-1-4443.9772.15------13914.413.0
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi291B54--45236351491488.9949.04------54100.035.1
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi301B154--1387991014214961486.9939.65------154100.0100.0
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi311B144--1214941012113181308.9929.08------14599.393.5
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi321B146--1281951211913881376.9919.42------146100.094.8
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi331B59--48037665523517.9898.76------8172.838.3
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal341B78--61848-726666661.0008.54------9582.150.6
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi351B31--25021131272271.9968.74------3393.920.1
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal351B26--1809515194189.9747.27------3868.416.9
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B1049--91507167288699389866.9939.41------10490.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF20--43-1-4443.9772.15------200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21--9--------
1946Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26--106--------
1947Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27--126--------
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28--116------20-
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29--54--------
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30--154--------
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31--144--------
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32--146--------
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33--59--------
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34--78--------
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35--31--------
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35--26--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB30415041000002000000.267.353.333.6865117.267.066.20011.760.000.000.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs415041000002000000.267.353.333.6865117.267.066.20011.760.000.000.000.0025.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1955-10-10Released by Phillies. 
1955-08-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1955-07-29Released by Orioles. 
1954-03-16Purchased by Orioles from Phillies. 
1948-12-14TradeTraded by Cubs with Hank Borowy to Phillies for Dutch Leonard and Monk Dubiel. 
1939-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* 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.