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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ernest Banks
Stat Years
1953-1971  [mlb] 1953-1971
Height/Weight
6-1 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
1B (1259) ... SS (1125) ... 3B (69) ... OF (23)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2015-01-23 [83.357]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1953-09-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.229)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [19]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8446 ... retro id: banke101 ... mlbam id: 110533
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1422ss---110353111126004500000.314.385.571.95639204.371.257.00010.2612.821.2517.55.1336.4
    1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1423ss---21545937016319719796104050754011.275.326.427.75364925345.212.152.2736.167.701.2531.22.9327.6
    1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1424ss---31545969817629944117934572203616.295.345.596.94164635582.386.301.2736.9711.151.6013.66.8146.6
    1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1425ss---4139538821602582885695262003187.297.358.530.88859328561.323.233.2938.7710.461.1919.24.7238.1
    1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1426ss-3bL-S-E-P5156594113169346431028470853251112.285.360.579.93967434483.419.294.26810.3912.611.2113.86.3849.1
    1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1427ssL-S-E-P61546171191932311471294452874181214.313.366.614.98068237981.386.301.2977.6212.761.6713.16.8942.0
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1428ssL-S-E-P715558997179256451432464727292018.304.374.596.97067135176.397.292.2799.5410.731.1313.16.7142.5
    1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1429ssL-S-E-P815659794162327411171371694062814.271.350.554.90467833180.399.283.24510.4710.180.9714.66.0549.4
    1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1430ssL-S-E-P91385117514222429801254752062111.278.346.507.85357325955.333.229.2749.4213.091.3917.65.0638.7
    1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14311bL-S-E-P1015461087164206371045130717010319.269.306.503.80965730763.290.234.2484.5710.812.3716.55.6338.4
    1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14321bL-S-E-P1113043241982011864033973418167.227.292.403.69548417439.259.176.2298.0615.081.8724.03.7239.8
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14331bL-S-E-P121575916715629623951236843161116.264.307.450.75763726658.245.186.2715.6513.192.3325.73.6137.2
    1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14341bL-S-E-P1316361279162253281063555646071916.265.328.453.78168027756.275.188.2548.099.411.1621.94.1234.6
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14351bL-S-E-P141415115213923715750129595451015.272.315.432.74755422145.215.160.2815.2310.652.0334.12.7132.4
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14361bL-S-E-P15151573681582642395222793384820.276.310.455.76561526153.227.179.2934.3915.123.4424.93.7433.5
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14371bL-S-E-P16150552711362703283202767592412.246.287.469.75659525959.275.223.2294.5411.262.4817.25.3843.4
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14381bL-S-E-P1715556560143192231060042101787715.253.309.416.72562923544.237.163.2686.6816.062.4024.63.6630.8
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14391bL-S-E-P1872222255662124400203311335.252.313.459.77224710220.297.207.2448.1013.361.6518.54.8635.7
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14401bL-S-E-P19398341620360061403011.193.247.325.57292275.205.132.1976.5215.222.3327.73.2631.2
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)252894211305258340790512163650537631236704596198229.274.330.500.8301039547061009.306.226.2677.3411.891.6218.44.9339.1
    National League Totals (19 yrs)252894211305258340790512163650537631236704596198229.274.330.500.8301039547061009.306.226.2677.3411.891.6218.44.9339.1
    Chicago Cubs Totals (19 yrs)252894211305258340790512163650537631236704596198229.274.330.500.8301039547061009.306.226.2677.3411.891.6218.44.9339.1
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1953Chicago CubsNLMLB22SS1000.01933195352.9815.200.006.5100.04
    1954Chicago CubsNLMLB23SS15400.031247534105821787.9595.100.00100.0100.01
    1955Chicago CubsNLMLB24SS15400.029048222102794772.9725.000.00100.7100.01
    1956Chicago CubsNLMLB25SS13900.02793572592661636.9624.600.0090.3100.01
    1957Chicago CubsNLMLB263B5800.07387312163160.9822.800.0037.737.21
    1957Chicago CubsNLMLB26SS10000.01682611159440429.9754.300.0064.964.11
    1958Chicago CubsNLMLB27SS15400.029246832100792760.9604.900.00100.0100.01
    1959Chicago CubsNLMLB28SS15400.02715191295802790.9855.100.00100.099.41
    1960Chicago CubsNLMLB29SS15600.02834881894789771.9774.900.00101.3100.01
    1961Chicago CubsNLMLB301B700.0686187574.98710.600.004.55.13
    1961Chicago CubsNLMLB30SS10400.01733581968550531.9655.100.0067.575.41
    1961Chicago CubsNLMLB30OF2300.0326103938.9741.700.0014.916.76
    1962Chicago CubsNLMLB311B14900.014581061113415751564.99310.500.0092.096.81
    1962Chicago CubsNLMLB313B300.04101551.0001.700.001.91.93
    1963Chicago CubsNLMLB321B12500.011787899712651256.99310.000.0077.296.21
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLB331B15700.015651321012217071697.99410.800.0096.9100.01
    1965Chicago CubsNLMLB341B16200.01682931514317901775.99211.000.00100.099.41
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLB351B13000.0117881108812691259.9929.700.0080.292.21
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLB353B800.0511301916.8422.000.004.95.72
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLB361B14700.01383911011114841474.99310.000.0091.397.41
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLB371B14700.0137988611814731467.99610.000.0090.798.01
    1969Chicago CubsNLMLB381B15300.0141987411615101506.9979.800.0094.498.71
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB391B6200.052835453567563.9939.100.0038.386.12
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB401B2000.0167120151791791.0009.000.0012.351.33
    MLB Totals - (1B)125900120058098010051289412814.99410.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)69008299613187181.9682.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)1125002087344117472457025528.9694.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)2300326103938.9741.700.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1953MLB-----10-----
    1954MLB-----154-----
    1955MLB-----154-----
    1956MLB-----139-----
    1957MLB----58100-----
    1958MLB-----154-----
    1959MLB-----154-----
    1960MLB-----156-----
    1961MLB--7--104---23-
    1962MLB--149-3------
    1963MLB--125--------
    1964MLB--157--------
    1965MLB--162--------
    1966MLB--130-8------
    1967MLB--147--------
    1968MLB--147--------
    1969MLB--153--------
    1970MLB--62--------
    1971MLB--20--------
    Totals--1259-691125---23-