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Richie AshburnTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1948-1962 MLB Years: 1948-1962
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PositionsOF-2104, 2B-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDon Richard Ashburn
Height5-10Weight170BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 19,1927PlaceTilden,Nebraska
Death DateSeptember 9,1997 [70.174]
High SchoolTilden (Tilden,NE)
MLB DebutApril 20,1948 [21.032]
OrganizationsPHI [12] CHN [2] NYN [1] Awards0Awards Voting9-220
TBC Player ID8291Retrosheet IDashbr101MLBAM ID110349
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Player Notes:   The Philadelphia Phillies retired his #1 on August 24,1979
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed89Power34Contact70XBH28RBIs34Runs53Hitting89Durability95Team.465Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of2111746378154174240320602216001.333.410.400.81018523530.346.067.266.38511.324.150.370.38231.5014.94
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of2215466284188181113790583817007.284.343.349.69223130728.300.065.166.3297.975.220.660.14662.0015.96
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of2315159484180251424114063322110011.303.372.402.77423941670.318.099.229.3599.404.780.510.30297.0022.78
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of24154643922213154632965037217004.344.393.426.81927440712.360.082.196.3807.025.200.740.56160.7518.10
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of251546139317331614216117530211007.282.362.357.71921938701.296.075.206.34010.704.280.400.14613.0021.97
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of261566221102052592571466135514003.330.394.408.80225436702.347.078.190.3708.694.990.570.28311.0017.56
1954Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of2715355911117516814111812546414103.313.441.376.81721025703.339.063.292.39017.786.540.370.14559.0014.29
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of281405339118032934212101053632153.338.449.448.89723944644.358.110.311.40916.305.590.340.47177.6724.44
1956Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of2915462894190268350101794556134.303.384.384.76824137719.322.081.221.35110.996.260.570.42209.3319.47
1957Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of301566269318626803313109444414110.297.390.364.75422834729.317.067.222.34712.896.040.470.000.0018.28
1958Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of311526159821524132333012974847278.350.440.441.88127139725.376.091.278.39513.386.620.490.28307.5018.14
1959Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of32153564861501621209117942674410.266.360.307.66717319660.284.041.177.31011.976.360.530.15564.0012.67
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1of33151547991591650401641165017114.291.415.338.75318521672.319.047.282.35517.267.440.430.000.0013.21
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1of3410930749797401976552731224.257.373.306.6799411368.280.049.231.32014.957.340.490.000.0013.92
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn1of351353896011973728127813901224.306.424.393.81715317473.325.087.308.37617.128.250.481.4855.5714.29
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter21898365132225743171092958623492119857143112182583.308.396.382.77831964559736.327.074.235.00012.305.860.480.30288.4517.68
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter179471221114221728797224991997594645539103132071.311.394.388.78227644068223.330.077.227.00011.505.530.480.27323.7318.31
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter26085414823823905923101717748338.279.400.327.727279321040.305.048.263.00016.447.400.450.000.0013.45
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1353896011973728127813901224.306.424.393.81715317473.325.087.308.00017.128.250.481.4855.5714.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games16261998190238243177894238126.308.396.382.77823734721.327.074.235.00012.305.860.480.30288.4517.68

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1948Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21OF116--3441472365358.9813.09------11799.175.3
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22OF154--51413113538527.9803.42------154100.0100.0
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23OF147--405852418413.9882.81------15197.495.5
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF154--5381576560553.9883.59------154100.0100.0
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25OF154--4282395460451.9802.93------154100.0100.0
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF156--4961854519514.9903.29------156100.0101.3
1954Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF153--4831282503495.9843.24------153100.099.4
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF140--3871073404397.9832.84------140100.090.9
1956Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF154--5031193523514.9833.34------154100.0100.0
1957Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30OF156--5021877527520.9873.33------156100.0101.3
1958Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31OF152--495882511503.9843.31------152100.098.7
1959Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32OF149--3594111374363.9712.44------15397.496.8
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33OF146--3171182336328.9762.25------15196.794.8
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34OF76--13143-138135.9781.78------10969.749.4
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn35OF97--187951201196.9752.02------13571.960.6
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn352B2--5411109.9004.50------1351.51.3
MLB Totals for OF - 15 season(s)-   OF2104--60891781104363776267.9832.98------21040.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--5411109.9004.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1948Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21---------116-
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22---------154-
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23---------147-
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---------154-
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25---------154-
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26---------156-
1954Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27---------153-
1955Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28---------140-
1956Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29---------154-
1957Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30---------156-
1958Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31---------152-
1959Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32---------149-
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33---------146-
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34---------76-
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn35---2-----97-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB23417031001000400000.176.176.235.4114117.231.059.0590.0023.530.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs417031001000400000.176.176.235.4114117.231.059.0590.0023.530.000.000.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi36Broadcaster1628775.53712.04Gene Mauch
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi37Broadcaster1629270.5681.03Gene Mauch
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi38Broadcaster1618576.52811.56Gene Mauch
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi39Broadcaster1628775.5378.05Gene Mauch
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi40Broadcaster1628280.50619.55Gene Mauch
1968Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi41Broadcaster1627686.46921.08Gene Mauch,George Myatt,Bob Skinner
1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi42Broadcaster1626399.38937.05Bob Skinner,George Myatt
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi43Broadcaster1617388.45315.56Frank Lucchesi
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi44Broadcaster1626795.41430.06Frank Lucchesi
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi45Broadcaster1565997.37837.56Paul Owens,Frank Lucchesi
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi46Broadcaster1627191.43811.56Danny Ozark
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi47Broadcaster1628082.4948.03Danny Ozark
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi48Broadcaster1628676.5316.52Danny Ozark
1976Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi49Broadcaster16210161.623--1Danny OzarkLost NLCS (Reds)
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi50Broadcaster16210161.623--1Danny OzarkLost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi51Broadcaster1629072.556--1Danny OzarkLost NLCS (Dodgers)
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi52Broadcaster1628478.51914.04Dallas Green,Danny Ozark
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi53Broadcaster1629171.562--1Dallas GreenWon World Series (Royals)
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi54Broadcaster1075948.5512.53Dallas GreenLost in 1st Round (Expos)
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi55Broadcaster1628973.5493.02Pat Corrales
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi56Broadcaster1629072.556--1Paul Owens,Pat CorralesLost World Series (Orioles)
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi57Broadcaster1628181.50015.54Paul Owens
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi58Broadcaster1627587.46326.05John Felske
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi59Broadcaster1618675.53421.52John Felske
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi60Broadcaster1628082.49415.04Lee Elia,John Felske
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi61Broadcaster1616596.40435.56Lee Elia,John Vukovich
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi62Broadcaster1626795.41426.06Nick Leyva
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi63Broadcaster1627785.47518.05Nick Leyva
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi64Broadcaster1627884.48120.03Nick Leyva,Jim Fregosi
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi65Broadcaster1627092.43226.06Jim Fregosi
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi66Broadcaster1629765.599--1Jim FregosiLost World Series (Blue Jays)
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi67Broadcaster1155461.47020.54Jim Fregosi
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi68Broadcaster1446975.47921.03Jim Fregosi
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi69Broadcaster1626795.41429.05Jim Fregosi
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi70Broadcaster1626894.42033.05Terry Francona
* 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
1961-12-08Purchased by Mets from Cubs. 
1960-01-11TradeTraded by Phillies to Cubs for Jim Woods, Alvin Dark and John Buzhardt. 
1945-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
* 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.