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Don BlasingameTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1966 MLB Years: 1955-1966
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Positions2B-1310, SS-52, 3B-4Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDonald Lee Blasingame
Height5-10Weight165BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 16,1932PlaceCorinth,Mississippi
Death DateApril 13,2005 [73.028]
High SchoolCorinth (Corinth,MS)
CollegeLipscomb University (Nashville,TN)
MLB DebutSeptember 20,1955 [23.188]
OrganizationsSLN [5] WS2 [4] CIN [3] SFN [2] KC1 [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-26
TBC Player ID8893Retrosheet IDblasd101MLBAM ID111084
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed82Power30Contact90XBH32RBIs25Runs62Hitting64Durability77Team.486Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32b-ss23516461000116001010.375.545.438.9837123.375.063.438.44926.090.000.000.000.0016.67
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32b241505879415322702788725232103.261.344.322.66618929665.285.061.184.31010.837.820.720.000.0018.95
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32b25154650108176257858219714915144.271.343.368.71123940728.283.097.225.3219.756.730.691.1081.2522.73
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32b261435477115019102362055747121214.274.343.356.69919531608.297.082.214.3179.387.730.820.33273.5020.67
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln112b27150615901782671241515674227023.289.361.359.72022134691.309.070.179.3299.706.080.630.14615.0019.10
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn102b2813652372123128231142495327214.235.302.300.60215722583.257.065.182.2788.409.091.080.34261.5017.89
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn102931100000002100000.000.667.000.667003.000.0002.000.47366.6733.330.500.000.000.00
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin192b291234505910018412143393829207.222.286.287.57312923502.240.065.153.2647.777.570.970.20450.0023.00
1961Totals for NL-NL         1264516010018412143413929207.222.288.286.57412923505.240.064.157.2668.127.720.950.20451.0023.00
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin192b30141494771399723543634429224.281.364.340.70416818570.304.059.188.32411.057.720.700.35247.0012.95
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin192b311831452000017500000.161.316.226.5427238.192.065.258.26618.4213.160.710.000.0040.00
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws2122b3169254296510221232241800011.256.320.335.6558514278.269.079.177.2978.636.470.750.72127.0021.54
1963Totals for MLB-MLB         87285337012221233312300011.246.320.323.6439216316.262.077.186.2939.817.280.740.63142.5022.86
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws212b321435065613517213485404409111.267.320.314.63415920556.290.047.132.2887.197.911.100.18506.0014.81
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws212b3312940347908811854354527312.223.287.290.57711717450.247.067.156.2637.7810.001.290.22403.0018.89
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws212b346820018439011121182104000.215.280.275.5555510222.236.060.155.2558.119.461.170.45200.0023.26
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc182b341219130001012300000.158.238.158.3963021.188.000.053.1939.5214.291.500.000.000.00
1963Totals for AL-AL         8021919469011222202404000.210.276.265.5415810243.232.055.146.2508.239.881.200.41219.0021.74
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1444529673113661786221308105605524621562131543.258.329.327.65617312615938.279.069.182.0009.307.780.840.35252.1919.11
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter602241536766393311114565382731907173924.275.350.352.7028511352715.294.077.202.00010.067.000.700.41219.5520.36
Washington Senators II Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter409136315033344125751812117128220434.244.304.305.609416611506.266.061.151.0007.778.501.090.33272.6018.32
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter282975140244291135687109874184211.250.327.312.639304431110.271.062.174.0009.827.840.800.27325.0017.62
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13952473123128231142515427214.235.304.300.60415722586.257.065.185.0008.709.221.060.34262.0017.89
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1219130001012300000.158.238.158.3963021.188.000.053.0009.5214.291.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16259482153207235127625227125.258.329.327.65619429666.279.069.182.0009.307.780.840.35252.1919.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln232B3--813112221.9557.00------560.01.9
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23SS2--261198.8894.00------540.01.3
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln242B98--280303889591583.9865.95------15065.363.6
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24SS49--931351331241228.9464.65------15032.731.8
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln243B2---4--441.0002.00------1501.31.3
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln252B154--37251214128898884.9845.74------154100.0100.0
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln262B137--3123802697718692.9645.05------14395.889.0
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln272B150--36243917104818801.9795.34------150100.097.4
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn282B133--3183291466661647.9794.86------13697.886.4
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin292B116--2773041753598581.9725.01------12394.375.3
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin302B137--3343521766703686.9765.01------14197.284.6
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws2312B64--162177352342339.9915.30------6992.839.5
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin312B11--2216163938.9743.45------1861.16.8
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin313B2---1--111.0000.50------1811.11.2
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws2322B135--2593361470609595.9774.41------14394.483.3
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws2332B110--235248868491483.9844.39------12985.367.9
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws2342B58--119132432255251.9844.33------6885.336.5
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1342B4--59-214141.0003.50------1233.32.5
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws234SS1---------------681.50.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 12 season(s)-   2B1310--3065355014483467596615.9795.05------13100.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS52--951411432250236.9444.54------520.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B4---5--551.0001.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23---32------
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24---98492-----
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25---154-------
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26---137-------
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27---150-------
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28---133-------
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29---116-------
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30---137-------
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws231---64-------
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31---11-2-----
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws232---135-------
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws233---110-------
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws234---581------
1966Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc134---4-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB2937110000000300000.143.143.143.286107.250.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs37110000000300000.143.143.143.286107.250.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-09-07Released by Athletics. 
1966-08-02Purchased by Athletics from Senators. 
1963-07-01Purchased by Senators from Reds. 
1961-04-27TradeTraded by Giants with Sherman Jones and Bob Schmidt to Reds for Ed Bailey. 
1959-12-15TradeTraded by Cardinals to Giants for Leon Wagner and Daryl Spencer. 
1953-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.