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Ernie BanksHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1971 MLB Years: 1953-1971
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Positions1B-1259, SS-1125, 3B-69, OF-23Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameErnest Banks
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 31,1931PlaceDallas,Texas
Death DateJanuary 23,2015 [83.357]
High SchoolBooker T. Washington (Dallas,TX)
MLB DebutSeptember 17,1953 [22.229]
OrganizationsCHN [19] Awards3Awards Voting12-946
TBC Player ID8446Retrosheet IDbanke101MLBAM ID110533
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power89Contact69XBH84RBIs88Runs59Hitting76Durability84Team.456Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss2210353111126004500000.314.385.571.95620439.321.257.371.42110.2612.821.255.1317.5036.36
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss231545937016319719796104050754011.275.326.427.75325345649.273.152.212.3426.167.701.252.9331.2127.61
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss241545969817629944117934572203616.295.345.596.94135582646.273.301.386.4066.9711.151.606.8113.5546.59
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss25139538821602582885695262003187.297.358.530.88828561593.293.233.323.3798.7710.461.194.7219.2138.13
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss-3b26156594113169346431028470853251112.285.360.579.93934483674.268.294.419.40210.3912.611.216.3813.8149.11
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss271546171191932311471294452874181214.313.366.614.98037981682.297.301.386.4167.6212.761.676.8913.1341.97
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss2815558997179256451432464727292018.304.374.596.97035176671.279.292.397.4099.5410.731.136.7113.0942.46
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss2915659794162327411171371694062814.271.350.554.90433180678.245.283.399.38110.4710.180.976.0514.5649.38
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14ss301385117514222429801254752062111.278.346.507.85325955573.274.229.333.3599.4213.091.395.0617.6238.73
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b3115461087164206371045130717010319.269.306.503.80930763657.248.234.290.3504.5710.812.375.6316.4938.41
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b3213043241982011864033973418167.227.292.403.69517439484.229.176.259.2968.0615.081.873.7224.0039.80
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b331575916715629623951236843161116.264.307.450.75726658637.271.186.245.3275.6513.192.333.6125.7037.18
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b3416361279162253281063555646071916.265.328.453.78127756680.254.188.275.3378.099.411.164.1221.8634.57
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b351415115213923715750129595451015.272.315.432.74722145554.281.160.215.3225.2310.652.032.7134.0732.37
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b36151573681582642395222793384820.276.310.455.76526153615.293.179.227.3384.3915.123.443.7424.9133.54
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b37150552711362703283202767592412.246.287.469.75625959595.229.223.275.3444.5411.262.485.3817.2543.38
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b3815556560143192231060042101787715.253.309.416.72523544629.268.163.237.3246.6816.062.403.6624.5730.77
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b3972222255662124400203311335.252.313.459.77210220247.244.207.297.3388.1013.361.654.8618.5035.71
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn141b40398341620360061403011.193.247.325.57227592.197.132.205.2606.5215.222.333.2627.6731.25
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter252894211305258340790512163650537631236704596198229.274.330.500.8304706100910395.267.226.306.0007.3411.891.624.9318.4039.06
Average MLB - Per 162 games16260484166266331053349794361315.274.330.500.83030265666.267.226.306.0007.3411.891.624.9318.4039.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22SS10--1933195352.9815.20------10100.06.5
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23SS154--31247534105821787.9595.11------154100.0100.0
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24SS154--29048222102794772.9725.01------154100.0100.7
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25SS139--2793572592661636.9624.58------139100.090.3
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26SS100--1682611159440429.9754.29------15664.164.9
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn263B58--7387312163160.9822.76------15637.237.7
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27SS154--29246832100792760.9604.94------154100.0100.0
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28SS154--2715191295802790.9855.13------15599.4100.0
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29SS156--2834881894789771.9774.94------156100.0101.3
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301B7--686187574.98710.57------1385.14.5
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30OF23--3261-3938.9741.65------13816.714.9
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30SS104--1733581968550531.9655.11------13875.467.5
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn313B3--41-1551.0001.67------1541.91.9
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn311B149--14581061113415751564.99310.50------15496.892.0
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn321B125--11787899712651256.99310.05------13096.277.2
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn331B157--15651321012217071697.99410.81------157100.096.9
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn341B162--1682931514317901775.99210.96------16399.4100.0
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn353B8--5113-1916.8422.00------1415.74.9
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn351B130--117881108812691259.9929.68------14192.280.2
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn361B147--1383911011114841474.99310.03------15197.491.3
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn371B147--137988611814731467.9969.98------15098.090.7
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn381B153--141987411615101506.9979.84------15598.794.4
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn391B62--52835453567563.9939.08------7286.138.3
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn401B20--16712-151791791.0008.95------3951.312.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B1259--120058098010051289412814.99410.18------12590.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 9 season(s)-   SS1125--2087344117472457025528.9694.91------11250.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B69--8299613187181.9682.62------690.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF23--3261-3938.9741.65------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22----10------
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23----154------
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24----154------
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25----139------
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26----10058-----
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27----154------
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28----154------
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29----156------
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30--7-104----23-
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31--149--3-----
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32--125--------
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33--157--------
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34--162--------
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35--130--8-----
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36--147--------
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37--147--------
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38--153--------
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39--62--------
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40--20--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn36Hitting Coach1618774.54014.03Leo Durocher
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn37Hitting Coach1628478.51913.03Leo Durocher
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn38Hitting Coach1629270.5688.02Leo Durocher
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn39Hitting Coach1628478.5195.02Leo Durocher
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn40Hitting Coach1628379.51214.03Leo Durocher
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn41First Base Coach1558570.54811.02Leo Durocher,Whitey Lockman
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42First Base Coach1617784.4785.05Whitey Lockman
* 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

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1958National League Most Valuable Player1
1959National League Most Valuable Player1
1960National League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1971-12-01Released by Cubs. 
1953-09-08ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* 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.