RF Joe Armstrong #13
Age: 29 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great
09/06/1954
RF JOE ARMSTRONG #13 - AGE: 29 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
135 528 166 27 1 17 87 54 15 .314 .374 .466 0 2.8
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 55 60 55 60
Gap 60 65 60 65
Power 45 50 45 45
Eye 55 55 50 55
Avoid K's 80 80 80 80
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 20 40
Errors: - 30 70
Arm: 20 55 75
Turn DP: - 30 -
Ability: 20 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: 50
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 25
Stealing Ability: 60
Baserunning Inst.: 45
Sacrifice Bunt: 30
Bunt for Hit: 25
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
09/05/1954 CHH Win, 15-5 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
09/04/1954 TOR Loss, 1-7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/03/1954 TOR Loss, 2-5 6 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
09/02/1954 TOR Loss, 5-9 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
08/31/1954 @ SFS Loss, 2-5 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
08/30/1954 @ SFS Loss, 1-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
08/29/1954 @ SFS Loss, 3-5 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
08/28/1954 @ CHH Loss, 5-8 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
08/27/1954 @ CHH Win, 3-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
08/26/1954 @ CHH Win, 8-4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
PERSONALITY
Well-liked.
Birthday:06/14/1925
Born in:Timpson, TX
Nationality:American
Height:6' 4"
Weight:220 lbs
Local Popularity:Extremely Popular
National Pop.:Very Popular
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$35,200
Signed Through:1954 Season
Major Service:9 Years, 57 Days
Service This Yr:146 Days
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:12 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1954 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 135 528 166 27 1 17 87 67 54 15 .314 .374 .466 .840 .377 .152 136
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 133 591 1 0 0 28 0 8 246 45 0 0 0.0 86.4 5.86 2.8  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   153 46 7 1 4 23 16 22 3 0 0 0 .301 .389 .438 .826
Versus Right   375 120 20 0 13 64 51 32 12 8 0 1 .320 .368 .477 .845
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Last Week   25 3 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 .120 .185 .240 .425
April   69 26 3 0 1 10 7 3 0 0 0 0 .377 .403 .464 .867
May   116 37 5 0 3 15 13 8 5 4 0 1 .319 .357 .440 .796
June   104 35 6 0 4 17 16 16 1 0 0 0 .337 .425 .510 .935
July   111 37 8 1 5 26 19 12 3 2 0 0 .333 .392 .559 .951
August   111 29 5 0 3 17 10 14 5 2 0 0 .261 .339 .387 .726
September   17 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 .118 .167 .294 .461
All-Star Game   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Spring Training   32 12 2 0 3 11 6 7 0 3 0 0 .375 .452 .719 1.171
Last Year   546 181 37 2 23 85 81 42 31 4 0 2 .332 .379 .533 .912
2 Years Ago   517 152 32 2 13 76 61 38 17 9 0 2 .294 .339 .439 .778
Career   3929 1198 244 15 127 650 536 331 195 46 2 10 .305 .357 .472 .828
Home   258 77 14 0 9 40 29 25 7 2 0 0 .298 .358 .457 .815
Road   270 89 13 1 8 47 38 29 8 6 0 1 .330 .389 .474 .863
Grass   528 166 27 1 17 87 67 54 15 8 0 1 .314 .374 .466 .840
Day   325 99 17 1 10 56 42 32 7 4 0 1 .305 .365 .455 .820
Night   203 67 10 0 7 31 25 22 8 4 0 0 .330 .389 .483 .871
As Starter   526 166 27 1 17 87 67 54 15 8 0 1 .316 .375 .468 .843
As Reliever / Substitution   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pinch Hitting   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Close/Late   107 34 3 0 3 18 10 14 0 2 0 0 .318 .390 .430 .820
Inning 1-3   197 65 10 1 6 29 30 23 10 3 0 1 .330 .397 .482 .880
Inning 4-6   178 56 10 0 7 32 21 9 3 2 0 0 .315 .344 .489 .833
Inning 7-9   145 40 7 0 4 26 16 21 2 3 0 0 .276 .361 .407 .768
Extra Innings   8 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .625 .667 .625 1.292
0 Outs   174 55 11 0 5 17 25 8 5 1 0 0 .316 .344 .466 .810
1 Outs   173 61 7 1 8 47 29 24 5 7 0 1 .353 .420 .543 .963
2 Outs   181 50 9 0 4 23 13 22 5 0 0 0 .276 .355 .392 .747
Scoring Position   113 44 8 1 5 62 21 13 2 8 0 0 .389 .425 .611 1.036
Bases Empty   260 73 8 0 6 6 23 23 10 0 0 0 .281 .339 .381 .720
Runner on 1st   155 49 11 0 6 19 23 18 3 0 0 1 .316 .391 .503 .894
Runner on 2nd   32 10 1 0 2 9 6 4 0 0 0 0 .312 .389 .531 .920
Runner on 3rd   12 8 1 0 1 13 4 2 0 3 0 0 .667 .588 1.000 1.588
Runner on 1st & 2nd   40 13 3 0 0 8 5 4 1 0 0 0 .325 .386 .400 .786
Runner on 1st & 3rd   13 5 1 1 1 10 3 1 1 2 0 0 .385 .375 .846 1.221
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   3 2 0 0 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 .667 .400 1.667 2.067
Bases Loaded   13 6 2 0 0 16 2 2 0 1 0 0 .462 .500 .615 1.115
Two Strikes   171 57 9 1 6 34 24 17 15 2 0 1 .333 .393 .503 .896
First Pitch   97 27 4 0 1 9 7 0 0 1 0 0 .278 .276 .351 .626
Count 0-1   58 14 4 0 1 13 4 0 0 1 0 0 .241 .237 .362 .599
Count 0-2   44 16 1 1 2 7 6 0 5 0 0 1 .364 .378 .568 .946
Count 1-0   71 16 2 0 1 7 3 0 0 1 0 0 .225 .222 .296 .518
Count 1-1   55 21 3 0 3 12 11 0 0 1 0 0 .382 .375 .600 .975
Count 1-2   46 17 3 0 2 10 7 0 5 2 0 0 .370 .354 .565 .919
Count 2-0   25 11 1 0 3 5 7 0 0 1 0 0 .440 .423 .840 1.263
Count 2-1   37 13 2 0 2 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 .351 .351 .568 .919
Count 2-2   49 15 3 0 1 8 4 0 3 0 0 0 .306 .306 .429 .735
Count 3-0   1 0 0 0 0 1 3 20 0 0 0 0 .000 .952 .000 .952
Count 3-1   13 7 2 0 0 1 5 17 0 1 0 0 .538 .774 .692 1.467
Full Count   32 9 2 0 1 9 7 17 2 0 0 0 .281 .531 .438 .968
Behind in Count   148 47 8 1 5 30 17 0 10 3 0 1 .318 .316 .486 .802
Ahead in Count   147 47 7 0 6 19 21 37 0 3 0 0 .320 .449 .490 .939
Batting 3rd   526 166 27 1 17 87 67 54 15 8 0 1 .316 .375 .468 .843
Batting 9th   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Low Leverage   221 59 10 0 6 16 24 26 8 2 0 0 .267 .341 .394 .735
Medium Leverage   208 76 13 1 8 40 33 19 5 4 0 1 .365 .414 .553 .967
High Leverage   99 31 4 0 3 31 10 8 2 2 0 0 .313 .358 .444 .802
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1942 New York - MLB 16 14 48 10 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 11 0 0 .208 .208 .208 .417 25 20 -1.0
1943 New York - MLB 17 28 99 23 5 0 0 11 6 3 1 0 17 0 0 .232 .262 .283 .545 60 53 -1.0
1945 New York - MLB 19 27 27 3 1 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 7 0 0 .111 .172 .148 .321 -6 -8 -0.2
1946 Baltimore - MLB 20 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 -134 -0.0
1947 Baltimore - MLB 21 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 -118 -0.1
1948 Baltimore - MLB 22 115 421 114 20 5 7 50 42 22 1 4 21 0 0 .271 .306 .392 .698 89 90 0.2
1949 Baltimore - MLB 23 160 625 191 47 1 19 123 92 63 1 8 30 4 1 .306 .366 .475 .841 126 130 4.5
1950 Baltimore - MLB 24 125 485 146 27 2 23 89 88 55 1 6 19 0 0 .301 .369 .507 .877 133 138 3.5
1951 Baltimore - MLB 25 154 626 212 48 2 25 123 95 52 1 7 25 4 0 .339 .386 .542 .928 156 165 5.6
1952 Baltimore - MLB 26 139 517 152 32 2 13 76 61 38 2 9 17 0 0 .294 .339 .439 .778 126 131 3.2
1953 Baltimore - MLB 27 131 546 181 37 2 23 85 81 42 2 4 31 0 0 .332 .379 .533 .912 147 155 4.8
1954 Baltimore - MLB 28 135 528 166 27 1 17 87 67 54 1 8 15 0 0 .314 .374 .466 .840 122 136 2.8
Total MLB 1035 3929 1198 244 15 127 650 536 331 10 46 195 8 1 .305 .357 .472 .828 126 132 22.0
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1945 New York - MLB 19 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 761 835 0.1
1952 Baltimore - MLB 26 12 49 16 2 0 1 5 5 4 0 0 3 0 0 .327 .377 .429 .806 135 146 -0.2
Total MLB 13 50 17 3 0 1 5 5 4 0 0 3 0 0 .340 .389 .460 .849 147 159
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1942 New York - MLB 3B 3 2 0 4 1 6 2 .667 23.1 1.54 -1.1 .707
1942 New York - MLB CF 11 8 25 1 0 31 5 .839 80.1 2.91 -5.9 .751
1943 New York - MLB 3B 28 26 18 45 1 81 18 .778 235.1 2.41 -7.9 .797
1945 New York - MLB P 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 +0.0 1.004
1945 New York - MLB 3B 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 +0.0 1.054
1945 New York - MLB CF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 +0.0 1.018
1945 New York - MLB RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 6.0 1.50 +0.1 1.006
1946 Baltimore - MLB CF 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 3.0 6.00 +0.2 1.023
1948 Baltimore - MLB RF 107 103 292 13 1 310 5 .984 918.1 2.99 -3.3 .995
1949 Baltimore - MLB RF 160 160 434 10 1 448 4 .991 1416.1 2.82 +3.9 1.008
1950 Baltimore - MLB RF 124 124 349 7 4 363 7 .981 1103.2 2.90 -0.2 .984
1951 Baltimore - MLB RF 153 153 391 14 3 414 9 .978 1328.0 2.74 -11.8 .965
1952 Baltimore - MLB LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1952 Baltimore - MLB RF 132 128 355 14 3 374 5 .987 1133.0 2.93 -1.4 .985
1953 Baltimore - MLB RF 128 128 290 7 2 300 3 .990 1059.2 2.52 -3.9 .967
1954 Baltimore - MLB RF 133 133 317 10 2 327 0 1.000 1126.0 2.61 -9.4 .971
TOTAL P 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 +0.0 1.004
TOTAL 3B 32 28 18 50 2 88 20 .773 260.2 2.35 -9.0 .793
TOTAL CF 15 8 28 1 0 34 5 .853 86.1 3.02 -5.8 .773
TOTAL RF 941 929 2429 75 16 2537 33 .987 8091.0 2.79 -26.1 .983
PLAYER HISTORY
03/16/1942 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the New York Knickerbockers organization.
04/14/1942 Named the #13 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1943 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (13); Power: 2 (9); Eye: 3 (12).
04/13/1943 Named the #39 prospect in the MLB
10/14/1943 Wins the 1943 World Series with the New York Knickerbockers.
01/01/1944 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (13); Power: 2 (9); Eye: 4 (12).
01/01/1945 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 10 (13); Power: 4 (9); Eye: 5 (12).
10/15/1945 Wins the 1945 World Series with the New York Knickerbockers.
10/25/1945 Released by the New York Knickerbockers.
01/01/1946 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 50 (60); Power: 35 (45); Eye: 40 (55).
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (60); Power: 35 (45); Eye: 40 (55).
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (60); Power: 35 (45); Eye: 45 (55).
04/21/1948 Injured (Mild shoulder strain), day-to-day for 1-2 weeks.
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 40 (45); Eye: 45 (55).
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 45 (45); Eye: 45 (55).
06/02/1950 Injured (Fractured finger), out for 5 weeks.
07/31/1950 Wins the MLB ABL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 45 (45); Eye: 45 (55).
05/05/1951 Goes 5-6 against the Los Angeles Pobladores, with 2 2B, 2 RBI and 3 R.
05/07/1951 Wins the MLB ABL Player of the Week Award.
05/20/1951 Suspended 3 games after ejection following a brawl.
06/01/1951 Wins the MLB ABL Batter of the Month Award.
07/02/1951 Was selected to the 1951 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
07/09/1951 Wins the MLB ABL Player of the Week Award.
07/23/1951 Wins the MLB ABL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 45 (45); Eye: 45 (55).
10/14/1952 Wins the 1952 MLB ABL League Championship Series MVP Award.
10/26/1952 Wins the 1952 World Series with the Baltimore Lords.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 45 (45); Eye: 50 (55).
05/03/1953 Injured (Strained back), out for 2 weeks.
05/12/1953 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another one week.
07/06/1953 Was selected to the 1953 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
09/28/1953 Wins the MLB ABL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (60); Power: 45 (45); Eye: 55 (55).
05/14/1954 Goes 0-4 against the San Francisco Seagulls, ending his hitting streak at 31 games.
07/05/1954 Was selected to the 1954 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
1949 160 5
Year PA Rank
1951 686 10
Year AB Rank
1949 625 6
1951 626 6
Year H Rank
1949 191 4
1951 212 2
1953 181 7
Year TB Rank
1949 297 10
1951 339 5
Year 2B Rank
1949 47 1
1951 48 1
1952 32 4
1953 37 1
Year RBI Rank
1949 123 7
1951 123 3
Year R Rank
1951 95 8
Year SF Rank
1949 8 4
1951 7 6
1952 9 3
Year EBH Rank
1949 67 9
1951 75 4
1953 62 6
Year AVG Rank
1951 .339 1
1952 .294 9
1953 .332 1
Year OBP Rank
1953 .379 6
Year SLG Rank
1950 .507 10
1951 .542 7
1953 .533 7
Year RC Rank
1951 124.90 6
1953 107.15 10
Year RC/27 Rank
1951 7.54 8
1953 7.51 6
Year WOBA Rank
1951 .415 6
1953 .402 7
Year OPS Rank
1951 .928 7
1953 .912 8
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