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DON NEWCOMBE

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1949-1960
Positions
P-344
Born
June 14, 1926  (88.045)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-4 / 225
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Thomas Jefferson  (Elizabeth,NJ)
College:
 
Drafted:
Not drafted 
Full Name
Donald Newcombe 
TBC Player ID
15937
MLB Debut
May 20, 1949  (22.340)
Control
92
K-Rating
69
Efficiency
83
vsPower
54

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Dick Donovan (88.68)
2.  Scott McGregor (88.24)
3.  Ron Guidry (88.15)
4.  Frank Lary (87.7)
5.  Hal Schumacher (85.25)
6.  Dutch Ruether (85.19)
7.  Dennis Leonard (84.91)
8.  Gary Peters (84.39)
9.  Ray Kremer (84.33)
10.  Ross Grimsley (84.04)
Age: 23
1.  Jeff Tesreau (81.98)
2.  Hal White (79.75)
3.  Barry Latman (78.19)
4.  Stan Bahnsen (77.69)
5.  Omar Olivares (77.24)
6.  Tom Morgan (75.27)
7.  Dave Ferriss (75.1)
8.  Earl Moore (74.86)
9.  Hooks Dauss (74.61)
10.  Craig McMurtry (74.59)
Age: 24
1.  Dave Ferriss (83.4)
2.  Junior Thompson (82.72)
3.  Rube Marquard (81.89)
4.  Steve Barber (81.32)
5.  Bob Shawkey (81.26)
6.  Johnny Antonelli (81.25)
7.  Larry Jaster (80.95)
8.  Juan Marichal (80.95)
9.  Bob Hendley (80.64)
10.  Don Aase (80.64)
Age: 25
1.  Dave Ferriss (89.67)
2.  Schoolboy Rowe (85.26)
3.  Lon Warneke (85.15)
4.  Steve Barber (84.89)
5.  Juan Marichal (84.22)
6.  Johnny Antonelli (83.85)
7.  Orval Grove (83.64)
8.  Rube Marquard (82.22)
9.  Jeff Tesreau (81.94)
10.  Bill Doak (81.9)
Age: 26
1.  Whitey Ford (89.8)
2.  Bill Lee (88.57)
3.  Scott McGregor (87.8)
4.  Freddie Fitzsimmons (84.74)
5.  Herb Score (84.47)
6.  Bobby Shantz (84.15)
7.  Dennis Leonard (83.86)
8.  Bob Turley (83.6)
9.  Ernie Shore (82.93)
10.  Orval Overall (82.2)
Age: 27
1.  Bill Walker (87.7)
2.  Johnny Morrison (86.53)
3.  Frank Lary (84.78)
4.  Dutch Ruether (83.34)
5.  Ernie Shore (82.93)
6.  Warren Spahn (82.7)
7.  Herb Score (82.46)
8.  Tex Carleton (82.01)
9.  Bob Buhl (81.54)
10.  David Cone (81.24)
Age: 28
1.  Warren Spahn (90.44)
2.  Bob Buhl (87.98)
3.  Bobby Shantz (86.99)
4.  Orel Hershiser (86.25)
5.  Herb Score (85.71)
6.  Jim Bouton (85.6)
7.  Monte Pearson (85.53)
8.  Johnny Morrison (85.07)
9.  Fred Hutchinson (84.33)
10.  Dave Roberts (84.27)
Age: 29
1.  Larry Jansen (87.82)
2.  Lefty Williams (86.14)
3.  Monte Pearson (85.37)
4.  Warren Spahn (85.24)
5.  Dick Fowler (84.95)
6.  Jim Nash (84.53)
7.  Frank Lary (84.4)
8.  Matt Morris (84)
9.  Russ Meyer (83.96)
10.  Frank Sullivan (83.72)
Age: 30
1.  Larry Jansen (87.27)
2.  Bob Gibson (83.97)
3.  Russ Meyer (83.42)
4.  Warren Spahn (82.87)
5.  Schoolboy Rowe (82.29)
6.  Matt Morris (82.11)
7.  Whitey Ford (82.08)
8.  Scott McGregor (81.92)
9.  Monte Pearson (81.77)
10.  Steve Blass (81.33)
Age: 31
1.  Bob Gibson (88.38)
2.  Russ Meyer (84.77)
3.  Jim O'Toole (84.44)
4.  Jerry Koosman (84.39)
5.  Mario Soto (83.41)
6.  Jim Maloney (82.9)
7.  Bob Lemon (82.58)
8.  Larry Jansen (82.4)
9.  Mike Flanagan (82.34)
10.  Whitey Ford (82.31)
Age: 32
1.  Frank Lary (88.31)
2.  Denny McLain (86.37)
3.  Scott McGregor (84.58)
4.  Larry Jansen (84.45)
5.  Bob Buhl (84.31)
6.  Jerry Koosman (84.28)
7.  Jim Maloney (84.14)
8.  Lew Burdette (83.65)
9.  Bob Purkey (83.5)
10.  Mike Flanagan (83.47)
Age: 33
1.  Frank Lary (89.5)
2.  Scott McGregor (85.74)
3.  Whitey Ford (84.69)
4.  Dennis Leonard (84.6)
5.  Denny McLain (84.14)
6.  Jesse Haines (83.86)
7.  Rick Sutcliffe (83.76)
8.  Bob Buhl (83.57)
9.  Art Nehf (82.83)
10.  Lew Burdette (82.73)
Age: 34
1.  Frank Lary (89.69)
2.  Scott McGregor (88.24)
3.  Hal Schumacher (87.05)
4.  Jim Perry (86.6)
5.  Rick Sutcliffe (85.29)
6.  Dutch Ruether (85.19)
7.  Bob Buhl (84.99)
8.  Johnny Podres (84.67)
9.  Jesse Haines (84.18)
10.  Ross Grimsley (84.04)


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