SS Dave Damon #45
Age: 28 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great
10/25/1953
SS DAVE DAMON #45 - AGE: 28 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
119 415 94 16 0 7 32 40 71 .227 .298 .316 0 1.4
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 45 50 45 45
Gap 40 40 35 40
Power 30 30 30 30
Eye 55 60 55 60
Avoid K's 50 55 50 55
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 60 50
Errors: - 60 55
Arm: 20 65 55
Turn DP: - 50 -
Ability: 20 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 50
Catcher: - Left Field: 35
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: 60 Right Field: 30
3rd Base: 60
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 35
Stealing Ability: 65
Baserunning Inst.: 65
Sacrifice Bunt: 35
Bunt for Hit: 25
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
10/04/1953 HOU Loss, 2-9 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10/03/1953 HOU Win, 3-2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/02/1953 HOU Win, 3-2 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0
09/30/1953 @ BOS Loss, 4-6 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
09/29/1953 @ BOS Loss, 2-5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
09/28/1953 @ BOS Loss, 2-3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
09/27/1953 @ TOR Win, 5-1 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
09/26/1953 @ TOR Loss, 8-9 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0
09/25/1953 @ TOR Win, 8-5 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 0
09/23/1953 @ HOU Loss, 2-4 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
PERSONALITY
He has good leadership skills.
High: Leader
Birthday:05/03/1925
Born in:Chicago, IL
Nationality:American
Height:5' 10"
Weight:180 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$7,040
Signed Through:1954 Season
Major Service:5 Years, None
Service This Yr:174 Days
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:4 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1948, 11th Pick in Round 2
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1953 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 119 415 94 16 0 7 32 48 40 71 .227 .298 .316 .613 .281 .089 70
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 119 461 3 2 0 18 1 2 131 23 0 0 0.0 37.0 2.92 1.4  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   160 38 8 0 2 9 22 16 23 1 1 1 .237 .309 .325 .634
Versus Right   255 56 8 0 5 23 26 24 48 1 0 2 .220 .291 .310 .601
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   50 12 2 0 0 1 11 7 8 0 0 0 .240 .333 .280 .613
May   106 23 4 0 0 6 10 7 20 1 0 1 .217 .270 .255 .524
June   75 16 3 0 1 10 4 7 14 1 1 1 .213 .286 .293 .579
August   75 18 5 0 2 7 8 6 11 0 0 0 .240 .296 .387 .683
September   99 24 2 0 4 8 14 12 16 0 0 1 .242 .330 .384 .714
October   10 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
Spring Training   39 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 .128 .150 .128 .278
Last Year   415 70 7 0 3 27 22 46 89 1 1 3 .169 .256 .207 .463
2 Years Ago   631 144 14 4 12 65 84 70 102 3 0 4 .228 .308 .320 .628
Career   1611 347 42 6 25 138 165 179 288 6 2 10 .215 .297 .295 .592
Home   208 43 8 0 3 15 25 25 31 1 1 3 .207 .300 .288 .588
Road   207 51 8 0 4 17 23 15 40 1 0 0 .246 .296 .343 .639
Grass   415 94 16 0 7 32 48 40 71 2 1 3 .227 .298 .316 .613
Day   270 58 14 0 2 17 31 23 51 1 0 1 .215 .278 .289 .567
Night   145 36 2 0 5 15 17 17 20 1 1 2 .248 .333 .366 .699
As Starter   415 94 16 0 7 32 48 40 71 2 1 3 .227 .298 .316 .613
Close/Late   85 14 5 0 1 3 11 11 10 0 0 2 .165 .276 .259 .534
Inning 1-3   131 34 7 0 2 12 12 8 25 2 0 0 .260 .298 .359 .657
Inning 4-6   151 35 4 0 4 14 18 15 28 0 1 1 .232 .305 .338 .643
Inning 7-9   128 23 4 0 1 6 16 16 18 0 0 1 .180 .276 .234 .510
Extra Innings   5 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 .400 .571 .600 1.171
0 Outs   131 37 5 0 3 7 23 8 22 1 1 2 .282 .331 .389 .720
1 Outs   149 30 5 0 2 15 19 19 26 1 0 0 .201 .290 .275 .565
2 Outs   135 27 6 0 2 10 6 13 23 0 0 1 .200 .275 .289 .564
Scoring Position   86 17 3 0 2 24 9 12 15 2 1 0 .198 .290 .302 .592
Bases Empty   227 58 9 0 4 4 27 18 45 0 0 2 .256 .316 .348 .664
Runner on 1st   102 19 4 0 1 4 12 10 11 0 0 1 .186 .265 .255 .520
Runner on 2nd   25 6 0 0 1 5 3 6 2 0 1 0 .240 .387 .360 .747
Runner on 3rd   9 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Runner on 1st & 2nd   31 7 2 0 1 9 4 0 8 0 0 0 .226 .226 .387 .613
Runner on 1st & 3rd   8 3 1 0 0 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 .375 .444 .500 .944
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   5 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Bases Loaded   8 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .125 .111 .125 .236
Two Strikes   201 36 9 0 3 9 19 19 71 0 0 0 .179 .250 .269 .519
First Pitch   52 12 2 0 2 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 .231 .259 .385 .644
Count 0-1   38 11 2 0 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 2 .289 .317 .421 .738
Count 0-2   28 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 14 0 0 0 .071 .071 .179 .250
Count 1-0   39 11 1 0 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .282 .385 .667
Count 1-1   41 11 2 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 1 0 .268 .268 .317 .585
Count 1-2   57 12 1 0 2 3 6 0 20 0 0 0 .211 .211 .333 .544
Count 2-0   10 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Count 2-1   26 8 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 .308 .333 .308 .641
Count 2-2   71 11 4 0 0 3 3 0 25 0 0 0 .155 .155 .211 .366
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   8 3 0 0 0 3 6 12 0 1 0 0 .375 .714 .375 1.089
Full Count   45 11 4 0 0 2 7 19 12 0 0 0 .244 .469 .333 .802
Behind in Count   123 25 3 0 4 7 13 0 34 1 0 2 .203 .214 .325 .539
Ahead in Count   83 24 1 0 1 8 19 19 0 1 0 1 .289 .423 .337 .760
Batting 2nd   68 15 7 0 0 5 11 5 13 1 0 1 .221 .280 .324 .604
Batting 6th   22 7 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 .318 .318 .364 .682
Batting 7th   140 36 2 0 5 10 18 14 22 0 1 1 .257 .329 .379 .708
Batting 8th   185 36 6 0 2 16 17 21 32 1 0 1 .195 .279 .259 .538
Low Leverage   183 45 10 0 3 12 20 15 32 0 0 1 .246 .307 .350 .656
Medium Leverage   169 34 3 0 3 9 18 16 31 1 0 1 .201 .273 .272 .545
High Leverage   62 15 3 0 1 11 10 9 8 1 1 1 .242 .342 .339 .681
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
1949 Chicago - MLB 24 42 48 14 0 1 2 7 6 9 0 0 9 0 0 .292 .404 .458 .862 134 127 0.4
1950 Chicago - MLB 25 45 102 25 5 1 1 7 5 14 0 0 17 0 0 .245 .336 .343 .679 84 81 0.3
1951 Chicago - MLB 26 159 631 144 14 4 12 65 84 70 4 3 102 5 4 .228 .308 .320 .628 76 81 3.0
1952 Chicago - MLB 27 123 415 70 7 0 3 27 22 46 3 1 89 2 1 .169 .256 .207 .463 38 35 -1.1
1953 Chicago - MLB 28 119 415 94 16 0 7 32 48 40 3 2 71 0 0 .227 .298 .316 .613 63 70 1.4
Total MLB 488 1611 347 42 6 25 138 165 179 10 6 288 7 5 .215 .297 .295 .592 65 68 3.9
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
1948 Total - 23 52 222 60 8 1 5 41 41 33 2 2 26 26 5 .270 .367 .383 .750 100 100 1.0
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1949 Chicago - MLB 2B 9 8 22 29 9 51 0 1.000 73.0 6.29 +1.3 1.081
1949 Chicago - MLB 3B 18 2 2 8 0 10 0 1.000 37.0 2.43 +0.2 1.041
1949 Chicago - MLB SS 11 0 2 5 2 10 3 .700 16.2 3.78 -1.0 .619
1949 Chicago - MLB LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1949 Chicago - MLB RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 5.0 0.00 -0.1 .000
1950 Chicago - MLB 2B 18 9 25 38 4 63 0 1.000 85.0 6.67 +1.2 1.054
1950 Chicago - MLB 3B 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 +0.0 1.050
1950 Chicago - MLB SS 19 19 26 52 15 80 2 .975 161.0 4.36 +0.7 1.053
1950 Chicago - MLB RF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 2.1 3.86 +0.1 1.025
1951 Chicago - MLB 2B 5 4 13 7 3 20 0 1.000 35.0 5.14 +0.4 1.083
1951 Chicago - MLB 3B 34 0 2 6 0 8 0 1.000 38.0 1.89 +0.3 1.050
1951 Chicago - MLB SS 154 152 231 450 105 698 17 .976 1321.1 4.64 +8.2 1.042
1952 Chicago - MLB 2B 8 6 14 25 5 41 2 .951 58.2 5.98 -0.1 .973
1952 Chicago - MLB 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1952 Chicago - MLB SS 117 116 151 328 66 510 31 .939 979.1 4.40 -2.4 .987
1953 Chicago - MLB 2B 13 2 12 11 1 23 0 1.000 35.1 5.86 +0.8 1.116
1953 Chicago - MLB SS 117 117 186 345 65 546 15 .973 986.0 4.85 +3.8 1.017
TOTAL 2B 53 29 86 110 22 198 2 .990 287.0 6.15 +3.5 1.049
TOTAL 3B 56 2 4 15 0 19 0 1.000 79.0 2.16 +0.5 1.045
TOTAL SS 418 404 596 1180 253 1844 68 .963 3464.1 4.61 +9.2 1.017
TOTAL LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
TOTAL RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 7.1 1.23 +0.0 1.025
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1948 Drafted in the 1948 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 11, 31st overall pick) by the Chicago Hawks, out of college (Chicago State).
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (45); Power: 25 (30); Eye: 45 (60).
04/12/1949 Named the #77 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 50 (60).
03/18/1950 Injured (Bruised collarbone), day-to-day for 2 weeks.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 50 (60).
04/30/1951 Wins the MLB ABL Player of the Week Award.
09/14/1951 Injured (Mild groin strain), day-to-day for 6 days.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 55 (60).
04/16/1952 Injured (Hip strain), out for 3 weeks.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (45); Power: 30 (30); Eye: 55 (60).
06/23/1953 Injured (Strained hip muscle), out for 6 weeks.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
1951 156 8
Year PA Rank
1951 708 5
Year AB Rank
1951 631 2
Year K Rank
1951 102 2
1952 89 5
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