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Ted WilksTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1944-1953 MLB Years: 1944-1953
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-385Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTheodore Wilks
Height5-9Weight178BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 13,1915PlaceFulton,New York
Death DateAugust 21,1989 [73.282]
MLB DebutApril 25,1944 [28.164]
OrganizationsSLN [8] CLE [2] PIT [2] Awards0Awards Voting2-12
TBC Player ID19676Retrosheet IDwilkt101MLBAM ID124276
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for St. Louis Cardinals in 1945
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts66Walks77Hittable66SO/BB77vsPower66Hitting29Durability73Team.551Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1944St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28S/R281742.64362115164100207.217361611249701001.077.500.522.123.031.43.8103.32
1945St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28ST29472.9318162411098.01033932929280001.349.430.822.652.560.97.3644.04
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28Rel30803.41404360018195.08841361338400001.338.341.233.603.791.051.0004.52
1947St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28Rel31405.01370370019550.05733281011280001.3510.191.791.975.012.551.0004.62
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28R/CL32662.6257255102813130.21134038539713001.167.780.342.694.891.82.5002.96
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28Rel331033.735905900309118.01055249738710001.217.990.532.895.401.87.7693.04
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28Rel34206.6618018007024.027181849151101.489.991.483.335.551.671.0004.60
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28Rel35003.0017017006118.019761550001.339.500.502.502.501.00-3.48
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28R/CL35352.834814710341282.2693126624431001.127.510.652.614.681.79.3753.25
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28Rel36553.61440440034472.0653229931241001.338.091.123.862.990.77.5004.63
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29Rel36003.86707002111.28650761001.296.17--5.404.630.86-3.16
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28Rel37007.3640400203.25430320002.1812.27--7.364.910.67-3.95
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter59303.263854434122519146909.0832364331762834038101.228.200.752.793.971.42.6631.13
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter51203.252824323921511929740.2685291268612183285101.228.300.742.643.971.50.718-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8103.1992191106816154.113463551555672001.227.780.873.193.891.22.444-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter004.7011011004114.01310801081001.507.63--5.874.700.80--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1473.26931182514611220.020088801868972001.228.200.752.793.971.42.6671.13

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1944St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p2836646920060051506000.141.203.172.37511275.184.031.109.1886.6720.003.000.000.0022.22
1945St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p291830240001004701001.133.235.133.3684035.174.000.133.19911.4320.001.750.000.000.00
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p304024550001001500000.208.240.208.4485025.263.000.042.2184.0020.005.000.000.000.00
1947St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p31376110000001200000.167.286.167.453107.250.000.167.23814.2928.572.000.000.000.00
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p325730151004003703000.167.242.200.4426136.217.033.133.2218.3319.442.330.000.0020.00
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p3359270100010011501000.037.071.037.1081029.083.000.037.0603.4551.7215.000.000.000.00
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p34184000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p35171000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28p354812010000001601000.083.154.083.2371014.167.000.083.1287.1442.866.000.000.000.00
1951Totals for NL-NL         6513010000001701000.077.143.077.2201015.167.000.077.1196.6746.677.000.000.000.00
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28p36448010000000001000.125.125.125.250109.125.000.000.1160.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter374206152730013001659013001.131.194.146.340303235.184.015.092.0006.8125.113.690.000.0011.11
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter282186152530013001553011001.134.199.151.350283212.188.017.097.0007.0825.003.530.000.0012.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9220020000001602000.100.143.100.2432023.143.000.050.0004.3526.096.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1628961210060072606000.131.194.146.340131102.184.015.092.0006.8125.113.690.000.0011.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1944St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P36-207620-326261.0000.720.13-----36100.023.4
1945St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P18-98112121413.9290.720.13-----18100.011.7
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P40-95216131918.9470.450.19-----40100.025.6
1947St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31P37-50291-1211.9170.300.22-----37100.024.0
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32P57-130619-125251.0000.440.19-----57100.037.0
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33P59-1184104-1814.7780.240.12-----59100.038.3
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34P18-2414--551.0000.280.21-----18100.011.8
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35P48-82417-121211.0000.440.26-----48100.031.2
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35P17-1811--221.0000.120.11-----17100.011.0
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P44-7239111312.9230.270.17-----44100.028.6
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36P7-11-3--331.0000.430.27-----7100.04.5
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37P4-3-------------4100.02.6
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P385-90830120811158150.9490.390.17-----3850.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1944St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2836----------
1945St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2918----------
1946St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3040----------
1947St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3137----------
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3257----------
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3359----------
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3418----------
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3548----------
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3517----------
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3644----------
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle367----------
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle374----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1944St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB28015.682016.1543701.317.110.004.269.952.330.00.000
1946St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB30000.001001.0200002.0018.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs014.9130300017.3704037001.368.590.003.688.592.330.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1944St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB2822000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle44Assistant Coach1547678.49421.04Joe Gordon,Jo-Jo White,Jimmy Dykes
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBMLBkc145Assistant Coach16161100.37947.59Joe Gordon,Hank Bauer
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1952-08-18TradeTraded by Pirates with George Strickland to Indians for Charlie Ripple, Johnny Berardino and Cash. 
1951-06-15TradeTraded by Cardinals with Dick Cole, Joe Garagiola, Howie Pollet and Bill Howerton to Pirates for Wally Westlake and Cliff Chambers. 
1938-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.