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Vic WertzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1947-1963 MLB Years: 1947-1963
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PositionsOF-889, 1B-715Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVictor Woodrow Wertz
Height6-0Weight186BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 9,1925PlaceYork,Pennsylvania
Death DateJuly 7,1983 [58.148]
High SchoolReading (Reading,PA)
MLB DebutApril 15,1947 [22.065]
OrganizationsDET [9] CLE [5] BOS [3] SLA [2] BAL [1] MIN [1] Awards0Awards Voting5-229
TBC Player ID19544Retrosheet IDwertv101MLBAM ID124102
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on September 14,1947
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power86Contact50XBH78RBIs77Runs46Hitting73Durability71Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet20of221023336096224644204766020011.288.376.432.80814432382.345.144.291.37712.3017.281.401.5755.5033.33
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet20of23119391499719976700487036005.248.335.396.73115535448.287.148.271.34210.7115.631.461.5655.8636.08
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet20of241556089618526620133238061070019.304.385.465.85028352695.313.161.291.39511.518.780.762.8830.4028.11
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet20of251495599917237427123019155430013.308.408.533.94129868657.304.225.386.42413.858.370.604.1120.7039.53
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of26138501861432442794037861110013.285.383.511.89425655581.281.226.375.40613.4310.500.784.6518.5638.46
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet20of27852854670153175110464410006.246.352.498.85014235332.237.252.418.38913.8613.250.965.1216.7650.00
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla20of273713022455061900232001002.346.444.523.9676811154.375.177.354.44514.9412.990.873.9021.6724.44
1952Totals for AL-AL         12241568115203237010696411008.277.381.506.88721046486.280.229.398.40614.2013.170.934.7318.0440.00
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla20of28128440611181861970147244420013.268.376.466.84220543518.263.198.355.38213.908.490.613.6723.1636.44
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20of2929945191011300111700101.202.283.245.528232106.234.043.160.25610.3816.041.550.9494.0010.53
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231b29942953381142144802344001504.275.344.478.82214130335.272.203.312.36910.1511.941.184.1821.0737.04
1954Totals for AL-AL         12338938100152156102455701605.257.330.422.75216432441.263.165.275.34210.2012.931.273.4025.9332.00
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231b30742573065112145511323310536.253.332.475.80712227295.237.222.346.35310.8511.191.034.7518.3641.54
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231b311364816512722032106007587507108.264.364.509.87324554568.257.245.401.37913.2015.321.165.6315.0342.52
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231b321445158414521028105237888201169.282.371.485.85625049606.285.203.353.37512.8714.521.134.6218.3933.79
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231b33254351210312005700002.279.354.512.86622448.273.233.349.38210.4214.581.406.2514.3333.33
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos61b3494247386813074900223220255.275.337.413.75010220273.290.138.227.3298.0611.721.452.5635.2929.41
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos61b351314434512522019103023754115413.282.335.460.79520441487.283.178.257.3507.6011.091.463.9023.3232.80
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos61b369931733831621160003843206311.262.339.429.76813629363.268.167.287.33810.4711.851.133.0328.8234.94
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet223686010001000100000.167.167.167.334106.200.000.000.1510.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1961Totals for AL-AL         10732333841621161003844206311.260.336.424.76013729369.266.164.282.33510.3011.921.162.9829.3634.52
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet201b3774105734205180051310101.324.357.486.843517112.330.162.210.3734.4611.612.604.4621.0020.59
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet203865000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin61b383544360037006500021.136.240.341.58115350.083.205.341.25012.0010.000.836.0014.6750.00
1963Totals for AL-AL         4149360037006600021.122.218.306.52415355.075.184.306.22610.9110.911.005.4516.3350.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter18626099867169228942266117891982884227244333143.277.364.469.83328635977021.283.192.326.00011.7911.991.023.7922.9335.28
Detroit Tigers Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter8362793443798145301095315739537210191068.286.376.476.85213302843218.298.190.331.00012.2711.560.943.3925.6235.59
Cleveland Indians Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4731591217430694913263622425581281929.270.358.490.8487801641852.266.220.359.00012.1013.771.144.9117.4838.14
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter324100711627651237212029712951131229.274.337.439.776442901123.280.165.259.0008.6411.491.333.2927.2232.61
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter165570831632362589149564430015.286.392.479.87127354672.287.193.354.00014.149.520.673.7222.8033.13
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter29945191011300111700101.202.283.245.528232106.234.043.160.00010.3816.041.550.9494.0010.53
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3544360037006500021.136.240.341.58115350.083.205.341.00012.0010.000.836.0014.6750.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625317514725423102127273224312.277.364.469.83324952611.283.192.326.00011.7911.991.023.7922.9335.28

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet22OF83--16066-172166.9652.00------10281.453.9
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet23OF98--19611103217207.9542.11------11982.463.6
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF155--3021464322316.9812.04------155100.0100.6
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet25OF145--2865103301291.9672.01------14997.394.2
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet26OF131--254731264261.9891.99------13894.985.1
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet27OF79--134823144142.9861.80------8592.951.3
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27OF36--64-3-6764.9551.78------3797.323.4
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28OF121--2431574265258.9742.13------12894.578.6
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B83--55752757616609.9897.34------9488.353.9
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF27--475215452.9631.93------2993.117.5
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF5--10---10101.0002.00------945.33.2
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle301B63--44933849490482.9847.65------7485.140.9
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30OF9--131-114141.0001.56------7412.25.8
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle311B133--9717799910571048.9917.88------13697.886.4
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle321B139--1025831412211221108.9887.97------14496.590.8
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle331B8--445155049.9806.13------2532.05.2
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos341B64--44038444482478.9927.47------9468.141.6
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos351B117--841781289931919.9877.85------13189.376.0
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos361B86--66467765738731.9918.50------9986.953.1
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet371B16--759158584.9885.25------7421.69.9
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin381B6--325-237371.0006.17------3517.13.7
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF889--170972492018301781.9732.00------8890.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B715--50984476353756085545.9897.76------7150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet22---------83-
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet23---------98-
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet24---------155-
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---------145-
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---------131-
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---------79-
1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27---------36-
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28---------121-
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--83------5-
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---------27-
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30--63------9-
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31--133--------
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32--139--------
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33--8--------
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34--64--------
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35--117--------
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36--86--------
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet37--16--------
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin38--6--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1954Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB29416282113002200000.500.556.9381.49415418.538.438.56311.1111.111.005.5616.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs416282113002200000.500.556.9381.49415418.538.438.56311.1111.111.005.5616.0050.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1963-10-15Released by Twins. 
1963-06-18Released by Tigers. 
1963-06-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1961-09-08Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Red Sox. 
1958-12-02TradeTraded by Indians with Gary Geiger to Red Sox for Jim Piersall. 
1954-06-01TradeTraded by Orioles to Indians for Bob Chakales. 
1952-08-14TradeTraded by Tigers with Don Lenhardt, Marlin Stuart and Dick Littlefield to Browns for Bud Black, Dave Madison, Ned Garver and Jim Delsing. 
1942-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.