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Boom-Boom BeckHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1924-1945 MLB Years: 1924-1945
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PositionsP-265Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWalter William Beck
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 16,1904PlaceDecatur,Illinois
Death DateMay 7,1987 [82.203]
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1924 [19.341]
OrganizationsPHI [5] SLA [3] BRO [2] CIN [1] DET [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8630Retrosheet IDbeckb104MLBAM ID110764
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks60Hittable46SO/BB49vsPower46Hitting44Durability49Team.415Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1924St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-Rel19000.0010100101.02000100003.0018.00--9.00--0.00-6.04
1927St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-S/R22105.56312100011.015870560001.7611.91--3.974.761.201.0003.29
1928St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-S/R23234.4116412207049.0522924420170001.479.550.733.673.120.85.4004.49
1933Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro30ST2812203.544335815371257.0270128101969892101.329.460.322.423.121.29.3753.37
1934Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro30S/R29267.4222913206057.0725047632243001.8211.370.955.053.790.75.2505.33
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15S/R347144.73341618120133182.2203104961164771001.4610.000.543.153.791.20.3333.96
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15S/R35494.3129151440100129.014769621341381001.4510.230.902.852.640.93.3084.51
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15S/R36194.63347272014095.01045249835342001.469.820.763.303.210.97.1004.14
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi11,10Rel37014.75261250012053.0693028417100001.6211.720.682.891.700.59.0003.98
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15Rel38009.88404003013.22415151530002.1215.800.663.291.980.60-4.02
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet23Rel39123.89282260015174.0673632527251001.278.150.613.283.040.93.3333.84
1945Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin41S/R40243.401156204147.242211801290001.137.93--2.271.700.75.3332.92
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20S/R40612.141459402063.0541915214200001.087.710.292.002.861.43.8572.98
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter38694.302651001654439461031.011215614946334235210101.419.760.552.983.061.03.3551.10
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter12334.751273988180523472.0547270250371621624001.5010.390.703.083.081.00.267-
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14264.24654421173131314.0342178148151011135101.419.800.432.893.241.12.350-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123.89282260015174.0673632527251001.278.150.613.283.040.93.333-
St. Louis Browns Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter334.5520515308061.0693731426230001.5510.130.593.823.380.88.500-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612.141459402063.0541915214200001.087.710.292.002.861.43.857-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter243.401156204147.242211801290001.137.93--2.271.700.75.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings8154.3056213591201220.02391191051373752001.419.760.552.983.061.03.3481.10

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1927St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-p2234010001000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2350.000.000.000.000.000.00
1928St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-p231614060001000300000.429.429.429.8586014.545.000.000.4000.0021.430.000.000.000.00
1933Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro30p28439551850060012202003.189.198.242.44023598.247.053.063.2031.0222.4522.000.000.0027.78
1934Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro30p292217241000001101002.235.278.294.5725119.250.059.118.2695.265.261.000.000.0025.00
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15p343468393003001604004.132.145.176.32112373.145.044.059.1491.378.226.000.000.0033.33
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15p352936021000000503003.056.056.083.1393139.065.027.028.0620.0012.820.000.000.0050.00
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15p363425030001000301000.120.120.120.2403026.136.000.000.1130.0011.540.000.000.000.00
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi11,10p372712241003000000000.333.333.417.7505112.333.084.083.3510.000.000.000.000.0025.00
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15p3844120001000100000.500.500.5001.000204.667.000.000.4760.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet23p392822373003000201001.318.318.455.77310323.350.137.136.3560.008.700.000.000.0042.86
1945Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin41p401114130000000002000.214.214.214.4283016.214.000.000.2040.000.000.000.000.000.00
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20p401416020001001305000.125.176.125.3012022.154.000.063.1554.5513.643.000.000.000.00
1945Totals for NL-NL         2530150001001307000.167.194.167.3615038.185.000.033.1772.637.893.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter2653271761140020004460190013.187.196.229.4257514350.217.042.055.0001.1413.1411.500.000.0022.95
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter12814562050080011508007.138.144.172.316255154.154.034.041.0000.659.7415.000.000.0025.00
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6511272260060022303005.196.211.250.461286117.247.054.071.0001.7119.6611.500.000.0027.27
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2822373003000201001.318.318.455.77310323.350.137.136.0000.008.700.000.000.0042.86
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1918070002000300000.389.389.389.7787018.467.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1416020001001305000.125.176.125.3012022.154.000.063.0004.5513.643.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1114130000000002000.214.214.214.4283016.214.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16220010379001200228012008.187.196.229.425469214.217.042.055.0001.1413.1411.500.000.0022.95

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1924St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla19P1-1-1--111.0001.001.00-----1100.00.7
1927St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22P3-1111--221.0000.670.18-----3100.02.0
1928St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23P16-49-11121211.9170.690.22-----16100.010.4
1933Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro28P43-2571252346764.9551.490.25-----43100.028.1
1934Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro29P22-57217-219191.0000.860.33-----22100.014.5
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34P34-182837615145.8821.320.25-----34100.022.5
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35P29-12910323-4542.9331.450.33-----29100.019.0
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36P34-95361-109.9000.260.09-----34100.022.1
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37P26-5339121312.9230.460.23-----2796.317.2
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38P4-134---441.0001.000.31-----4100.02.6
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet39P28-74-61176.8570.210.08-----28100.018.2
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit40P14-63211--13131.0000.930.21-----14100.09.1
1945Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40P11-47210--12121.0001.090.26-----11100.07.1
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P265-1031471931612256240.9380.910.23-----2650.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1924St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla191----------
1927St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla223----------
1928St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla2316----------
1933Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2843----------
1934Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2922----------
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3434----------
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3529----------
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3634----------
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3726----------
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi384----------
1944Detroit TigersALMLBdet3928----------
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4014----------
1945Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4011----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1957Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws152Assistant Coach1545599.35743.08Cookie Lavagetto,Chuck Dressen
1958Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws153Assistant Coach1546193.39631.08Cookie Lavagetto
1959Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws154Assistant Coach1546391.40931.08Cookie Lavagetto
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1945-12-31Released by Pirates. 
1945-06-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1945-06-22Released by Reds. 
1945-04-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1945-03-10Released by Tigers. 
* 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.