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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Preston Meyer Ward
Stat Years
1948-1959  [mlb] 1948-1959
Height/Weight
6-3 / 198
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
1B (438) ... OF (95) ... 3B (74)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
High School
Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1948-04-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.271)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [4] CLE [3] KC1 [2] CHN [2] BRO [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19395 ... retro id: wardp101 ... mlbam id: 123926
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36,52201b---1421469389212100152301000.260.329.370.6991625412.000.110.0009.2614.201.53146.00.6231.6
    1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29221b---280285317211263330274207006.253.317.368.68531910519.000.115.0008.4613.171.5647.51.8826.4
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2925of---33310010235041231182101003.230.347.400.747119409.370.170.00015.1317.651.1725.03.3639.1
    1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5251b---38828135597182713443915006.210.319.327.6463319216.267.117.00013.2911.780.8935.12.4227.1
    1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5261b-of---4117360379716274800396103405.269.337.383.72040613825.222.114.3049.6115.021.5651.41.7225.8
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5271b---58417916387452500222805243.212.296.380.6762086816.291.168.22310.5813.461.2735.82.4042.1
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit528of-3b---6163031001111006400100.333.432.500.93237152.367.167.34616.2210.810.6730.02.7020.0
    1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26281b---687150183810062100162004000.253.325.440.7651706616.293.187.2589.4111.761.2525.03.5342.1
    1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26291bL-S-E-P71011221000000200000.182.182.273.4551131.091.091.2220.0018.180.000.00.0050.0
    1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36303b-1bL-S-E-P84814822503142101102711211.338.379.453.832162678.176.115.3876.1716.672.7037.02.4716.0
    1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc17301b-3bL-S-E-P881268286810162401273604323.254.319.366.6853029817.209.112.2718.9411.921.3344.71.9925.0
    1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc17311bL-S-E-P958109827412190071200313.248.286.358.644119397.174.110.2555.8810.081.7154.51.6825.9
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)74420672195228315502627623131523115830.253.326.380.7062346785148.239.127.2759.8513.431.3641.32.1328.4
    National League Totals (7 yrs)4601381141337551232177741712181227423.244.326.371.697158251299.253.127.26810.8113.781.2743.22.0229.4
    American League Totals (5 yrs)28468678185283188502609719847.270.326.398.72476427349.213.128.2887.8512.701.6238.12.3626.5
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)3058509120430821111131111321137414.240.326.368.69498231359.256.128.26011.3013.441.1940.52.1428.9
    Cleveland Indians Totals (3 yrs)1453094290141104201264915211.291.346.440.78634313625.230.149.3177.5814.291.8830.92.9227.8
    Kansas City Athletics Totals (2 yrs)139377369514284301344804636.252.309.363.67242113724.199.111.2668.0811.401.4147.11.9025.3
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)1133854195162104561456308009.247.326.377.70343814528.260.130.27210.2714.381.4038.52.2829.5
    Brooklyn Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)421469389212100152301000.260.329.370.6991625412.212.110.3039.2614.201.53146.00.6231.6
    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
    1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB201B3800.026820321291288.9907.600.0024.790.52
    1950Chicago CubsNLMLB221B7600.073473478811807.99510.600.0049.795.01
    1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB251B7800.069364765764757.9919.700.0050.688.61
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLB251B700.04910950501.0007.100.004.521.22
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLB25OF2700.0490205149.9611.800.0017.581.86
    1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB261B480339.233841631385379.9847.901.1231.241.02
    1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB263B11096.0720303027.9002.500.287.19.46
    1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26OF420342.2748638882.9322.000.2427.335.95
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB271B480366.138435141420419.9988.701.1431.257.12
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27OF107.0000000.0000.000.000.61.212
    1956Cleveland IndiansALMLB281B600240.122621320250247.9884.101.0339.069.02
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB283B5030.03300661.0001.200.203.231.34
    1956Cleveland IndiansALMLB28OF170113.02910030301.0001.800.2711.019.57
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28OF5029.02000221.0000.400.073.231.38
    1957Cleveland IndiansALMLB291B105.03000331.0003.000.600.710.04
    1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLB301B390338.034623428373369.9899.501.0925.348.13
    1958Cleveland IndiansALMLB301B210147.0135120121471471.0007.001.0013.743.83
    1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLB303B340274.12353848476.9052.200.2822.142.03
    1958Cleveland IndiansALMLB303B240149.01628224644.9571.800.3015.750.04
    1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLB30OF2015.03000331.0001.500.201.32.58
    1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLB311B220155.21617314171168.9827.601.0814.337.94
    1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLB31OF108.0001010.0000.000.000.61.78
    MLB Totals - (1B)4380033372973131936653634.9928.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)740049104136166153.9222.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)9500157993175166.9491.700.000.00.00
    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
    1948MLB--38--------
    1950MLB--76--------
    1953MLB--85------27-
    1954MLB--48-11----42-
    1955MLB--48------1-
    1956MLB--60-5----22-
    1957MLB--1--------
    1958MLB--60-58----2-
    1959MLB--22------1-
    Totals--438-74----95-