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Rudy YorkTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1934-1948 MLB Years: 1934-1948
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World Series Champion
Positions1B-1263, C-239, 3B-41, OF-14Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePreston Rudolph York
Height6-1Weight209BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 17,1913PlaceRagland,Alabama
Death DateFebruary 5,1970 [56.172]
High SchoolCartersville (Cartersville,GA)
MLB DebutAugust 22,1934 [21.005]
OrganizationsDET [10] BOS [2] CHA [1] PHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting9-255
TBC Player ID20004Retrosheet IDyorkr101MLBAM ID124678
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power87Contact26XBH83RBIs29Runs60Hitting69Durability80Team.551Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet19c2036010000001300000.167.286.167.453107.333.000.167.23914.2942.863.000.000.000.00
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet20c-3b23104375721151833510332415201000.307.375.6511.02624456417.278.344.456.4479.8312.471.278.3910.7148.70
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet4c24135463851382723312712927420000.298.417.579.99626862557.295.281.477.44516.5213.290.805.9214.0344.93
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet4c2510232966101161206850415024008.307.387.544.93117937376.313.237.377.41910.9013.301.225.3216.4536.63
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet41b2615558810518646633134328988440012.316.410.583.99334385685.328.267.420.44112.9912.850.994.8217.8245.70
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet41b271555909115329327111319288140016.259.360.456.81626959687.265.197.356.37813.3912.810.963.9321.8538.56
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet41b28153577811502642190337371030016.260.343.428.77124751653.266.168.295.36511.1810.870.973.2227.4834.00
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet41b2915557190155221134118558488150022.271.366.527.89330167661.269.256.403.41912.7113.311.055.1416.7943.23
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet41b30151583771612771898536873100018.276.353.439.79225652652.291.163.283.37210.4311.201.072.7632.3932.30
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet41b31155595711572551887666085000023.264.331.413.74424648655.283.149.250.3539.1612.981.422.7533.0630.57
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31b321545797816030617119328693130016.276.371.437.80825353669.305.161.311.38112.8613.901.082.5434.0633.13
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31b3348184163970627002232000010.212.296.348.6446413206.226.136.255.30510.6815.531.452.9130.6733.33
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31b3310240040971841564103655010012.243.305.420.72516837437.248.177.270.3348.2412.591.533.4326.6738.14
1947Totals for AL-AL         150584561362542191105887010022.233.302.397.69923250643.242.164.265.3259.0213.531.503.2727.8136.76
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha61b3431514800060071500002.157.259.157.4168058.222.000.137.21912.0725.862.140.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1603589187616212915227711523826792867122500155.275.362.483.84528476206720.283.208.345.00011.7912.901.094.1221.2738.25
Detroit Tigers Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter126846777381317236422399363424641672112100115.282.369.503.87223545175350.286.221.361.00011.9812.561.054.4719.5739.26
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter202763941993762314632108125130026.261.353.415.76831766875.286.154.298.00012.3414.291.162.6333.1733.17
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10240040971841564103655010012.243.305.420.72516837437.248.177.270.0008.2412.591.533.4326.6738.14
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31514800060071500002.157.259.157.4168058.222.000.137.00012.0725.862.140.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625958916429528116438088130016.275.362.483.84528863679.283.208.345.00011.7912.901.094.1221.2738.25

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet20C2--42--661.0003.00-----2366.71.3
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet23C54--1902796226217.9604.02-----1210451.935.1
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet233B41--456695120111.9252.71------10439.426.6
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet231B2--112--13131.0006.50------1041.91.3
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet24C116--40670510481476.9904.10-----1013585.975.3
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF14--2115-2722.8151.57------13510.49.1
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet241B1--4--1441.0004.00------1350.70.6
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C67--2833855326321.9854.79-----610265.743.5
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet251B19--1511-171521521.0008.00------10218.612.3
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet261B155--13901071510115121497.9909.66------155100.0100.6
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet271B155--13931102111115241503.9869.70------155100.0100.6
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet281B152--14131461911715781559.98810.26------15399.398.7
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet291B155--13491491510515131498.9909.66------155100.0100.6
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet301B151--14531071716315771560.98910.33------151100.098.1
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B155--14641131914215961577.98810.17------155100.0101.3
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos321B154--1327116815414511443.9949.37------154100.0100.0
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha331B102--93271510610081003.9959.83------102100.066.2
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331B48--39536245433431.9958.98------48100.031.2
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha341B14--7751108382.9885.86------3145.29.1
MLB Totals for 1B - 12 season(s)-   1B1263--1135996312210721244412322.9909.76------12630.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C239--883137192110391020.9824.27-----302390.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B41--456695120111.9252.71------410.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF14--2115-2722.8151.57------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet20-2---------
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet23-542--41-----
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-1161------14-
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-6719--------
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet26--155--------
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet27--155--------
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet28--152--------
1943Detroit TigersALMLBdet29--155--------
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet30--151--------
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet31--155--------
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32--154--------
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33--102--------
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33--48--------
1948Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha34--14--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1940Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB26726360112004700000.231.333.423.75611230.278.192.34613.3323.331.753.3326.0033.33
1945Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB31728151003003400000.179.258.214.4726131.208.035.1439.6812.901.330.000.0020.00
1946Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB32723661125006400000.261.414.6521.06615429.235.391.65220.6913.790.676.9011.5066.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs217710172231000131500000.221.333.416.74932790.237.195.36414.4416.671.153.3325.6741.18

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45Manager1547579.48719.05 
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45Hitting Coach1547579.48719.05Rudy York,Pinky Higgins,Billy Jurges
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45First Base Coach1547579.48719.05Rudy York,Pinky Higgins,Billy Jurges
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos46Hitting Coach1546589.42232.07Del Baker,Billy Jurges,Pinky Higgins
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos46First Base Coach1546589.42232.07Del Baker,Billy Jurges,Pinky Higgins
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos47First Base Coach1627686.46933.06Pinky Higgins
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos47Hitting Coach1627686.46933.06Pinky Higgins
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos48First Base Coach1607684.47519.06Pinky Higgins
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos48Hitting Coach1607684.47519.06Pinky Higgins
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1948-10-04Released by Athletics. 
1948-02-02Released by White Sox. 
1947-06-14TradeTraded by Red Sox to White Sox for Jake Jones. 
1946-01-03TradeTraded by Tigers to Red Sox for Eddie Lake. 
* 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.