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Taffy WrightTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1938-1949 MLB Years: 1938-1949
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PositionsOF-898Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTaft Shedron Wright
Height5-10Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 10,1911PlaceTabor City,North Carolina
Death DateOctober 22,1981 [70.073]
MLB DebutApril 18,1938 [26.252]
OrganizationsCHA [6] WS1 [2] PHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-9
TBC Player ID19955Retrosheet IDwrigt102MLBAM ID124613
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power60Contact53XBH53RBIs49Runs39Hitting85Durability75Team.467Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws123of261002633792181023612131741000.350.389.517.90613630281.369.167.213.4094.636.051.310.71131.5032.61
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws14of2712949977154291149312381919007.309.359.435.79421744547.315.126.200.3646.953.470.500.73124.7528.57
1940Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6of281475817919631958847432521009.337.385.448.83326045627.347.111.179.3806.863.990.580.80116.2022.96
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6of2913651371165355109754602761008.322.399.468.86724050580.326.146.265.40310.344.660.451.7251.3030.30
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6of3085300431001350471848941005.333.432.410.84212318353.344.077.213.40413.602.550.190.000.0018.00
1946Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6of34115422461161947521034217120017.275.342.389.73116430467.274.114.230.3468.993.640.401.5060.2925.86
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6of351244014813013045486481715009.324.398.387.78515517455.332.063.187.37310.553.740.350.88100.2513.08
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6of3613445550127156461213818510013.279.341.365.70616625499.284.086.171.3347.623.610.470.80113.7519.69
1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha6of37591491435252250016634008.235.321.356.677539172.234.121.228.3219.303.490.381.1674.5025.71
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1029358346511151755538553323334615527250076.311.376.423.79915142683981.318.112.208.0008.693.890.450.9594.2924.04
Chicago White Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter74126723378341262930399302927911319110061.312.381.415.79611081852981.318.103.207.0009.363.790.411.0189.0722.18
Washington Senators I Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22976211424647216129245136510007.323.369.463.83235374828.333.140.205.0006.164.350.710.72127.0030.08
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter591491435252250016634008.235.321.356.677539172.234.121.228.0009.303.490.381.1674.5025.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games16256473176289687555424440012.311.376.423.79923842627.318.112.208.0008.693.890.450.9594.2924.04

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws126OF60--107323112110.9821.83------10060.039.7
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws127OF123--23610134259246.9502.00------12995.380.9
1940Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF144--27811112300289.9632.01------14798.093.5
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29OF134--279883295287.9732.14------13698.587.0
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30OF81--176661188182.9682.25------8595.354.7
1946Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34OF107--21752-224222.9912.07------11593.069.5
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35OF100--198661210204.9712.04------12480.664.9
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36OF114--227933239236.9872.07------13485.175.0
1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha37OF35--6052-6765.9701.86------5959.322.7
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF898--177863531718941841.9722.05------8980.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws126---------60-
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws127---------123-
1940Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---------144-
1941Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---------134-
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30---------81-
1946Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34---------107-
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35---------100-
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36---------114-
1949Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha37---------35-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1949-09-20Released by Athletics. 
1948-11-15Purchased by Athletics from White Sox. 
1939-12-08TradeTraded by Senators with Pete Appleton to White Sox for Gee Walker. 
* 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.