P David Acosta #34
Age: 24 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Great
08/28/1950
P DAVID ACOSTA #34 - AGE: 24 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
24 24 13-8 0 4.53 177.0 177 17 74 76 1.42 3.0
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 50 50 50 55
Movement 60 60 60 60
Control 45 45 45 50
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 55 60
Splitter 55 55
Cutter 50 55
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 91-93 Mph
Stamina 65
Suggested Role Starter
Type Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 60
Defense 45
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 30
Stealing Ability: 20
Baserunning Inst.: 20
Sacrifice Bunt: 65
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
08/09/1950 BRO Win, 10-1 X 0.2 1 1 1 0 1
08/04/1950 @ PHI Loss, 6-7 X 6.1 8 6 4 8 3
07/30/1950 DET Win, 15-7 X 7.2 11 7 7 2 4 Win
07/27/1950 PHI Loss, 4-5 X 8.0 9 5 5 7 2 Loss
07/22/1950 BRO Loss, 1-4 X 5.0 5 3 2 4 4 Loss
07/17/1950 @ STL Win, 7-1 X 8.0 3 0 0 3 0 Win
07/16/1950 @ STL Win, 17-16 X 1.1 5 8 8 4 0
07/11/1950 ABL Win, 5-1 1.0 1 0 0 1 0
07/07/1950 CLE Win, 5-3 X 9.0 9 3 3 2 4 Win
07/01/1950 BUF Loss, 3-6 X 8.1 8 6 6 3 5 Loss
PERSONALITY
He is an extremely hard worker.
High: Work Ethic
Birthday:01/18/1926
Born in:San Francisco de Macorís, DUA
Nationality:Dominican
Height:6' 4"
Weight:205 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$24,000
Signed Through:1950 Season
Major Service:2 Years, None
Service This Yr:139 Days
40-Man Service:None, 14 Days
Pro Service:1 Year
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1948, 3rd Pick in Round 1
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1950 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 24 24 13 8 0 4.53 177.0 177 100 89 17 74 76 11 45.8 1 10 41.7
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 12.81 9.00 3.86 3.76 4.22 1.42 93 3.0 .269        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 149 34 5 0 3 12 10 23 1 3 1 .228 .280 .322 .602      
vs. RHB 532 143 23 3 14 88 64 53 5 5 0 .269 .344 .402 .747      
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1950 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 4 4 2 2 0 4.36 33.0 35 17 16 2 12 11  
May 6 6 4 2 0 3.35 51.0 44 19 19 5 19 23  
June 5 5 4 1 0 4.19 38.2 39 25 18 3 10 19  
July 7 7 3 3 0 5.89 47.1 50 32 31 5 25 19  
August 2 2 0 0 0 6.43 7.0 9 7 5 2 8 4  
All-Star Game 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0  
Spring Training 5 5 1 2 0 3.15 20.0 15 7 7 1 14 8  
Last Year 32 32 12 10 0 3.59 248.1 214 109 99 13 125 68  
Career 56 56 25 18 0 3.98 425.1 391 209 188 30 199 144  
Home 12 12 6 5 0 5.20 88.1 90 53 51 8 37 44  
Road 12 12 7 3 0 3.86 88.2 87 47 38 9 37 32  
Grass 24 24 13 8 0 4.53 177.0 177 100 89 17 74 76  
Day 13 13 8 3 0 4.52 99.2 103 57 50 9 41 37  
Night 11 11 5 5 0 4.54 77.1 74 43 39 8 33 39  
As Starter 24 24 13 8 0 4.53 177.0 177 100 89 17 74 76  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1949 Pittsburgh - MLB 23 32 32 12 10 0 3.59 248.1 214 109 99 13 125 68 11 2 1.37 .238 4.17 3.8 121
1950 Pittsburgh - MLB 24 24 24 13 8 0 4.53 177.0 177 100 89 17 74 76 11 1 1.42 .269 4.22 3.0 100
Total MLB 56 56 25 18 0 3.98 425.1 391 209 188 30 199 144 22 3 1.39 .251 4.19 6.8 112
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1948 Total - 22 17 17 8 5 0 3.03 116.0 105 41 39 8 40 111 0 0 1.25 .298 3.22 2.8 100
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1949 Pittsburgh - MLB 23 1 1 0 1 0 4.50 8.0 6 4 4 2 5 3 1 0 1.38 .182 0.00 0.0 0
Total MLB 1 1 0 1 0 4.50 8.0 6 4 4 2 5 3 1 0 1.38 .182 6.91 96.4
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1949 Pittsburgh - MLB P 32 32 13 42 2 58 3 .948 248.1 1.99 +2.5 1.046
1950 Pittsburgh - MLB P 24 24 5 21 0 26 0 1.000 177.0 1.32 +1.5 1.086
TOTAL P 56 56 18 63 2 84 3 .964 425.1 1.71 +4.0 1.059
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1948 Drafted in the 1948 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 3, 3rd overall pick) by the Pittsburgh Industrials, out of college (Nebraska).
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 45 (55); Movement: 50 (60); Control: 35 (50).
04/12/1949 Named the #10 prospect in the MLB
07/01/1949 Wins the MLB NBL Rookie of the Month Award.
08/10/1949 Injured (Sore knee), day-to-day for 3 days.
09/19/1949 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Buffalo Beavers with 1 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
09/30/1949 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Buffalo Beavers with 3 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (55); Movement: 60 (60); Control: 40 (50).
05/07/1950 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Detroit Wolverines with 2 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/03/1950 Was selected to the 1950 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
07/22/1950 Injured (Sore thumb), day-to-day for 2 days.
08/09/1950 Injured (Partially torn UCL), career-ending injury!
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year BB Rank
1949 125 8
Year WP Rank
1949 9 1
Year BABIP Rank
1949 .238 3
Year RA/9 Rank
1949 12.29 10
Year HR/9 Rank
1949 0.47 7
Year H/9 Rank
1949 7.76 4
Year SHO Rank
1949 2 9
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