P Skip Shannon #8
Age: 26 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great
09/06/1954
P SKIP SHANNON #8 - AGE: 26 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
29 29 13-13 0 3.86 242.2 227 22 85 104 1.29 4.1
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 60 60 60 60
Movement 65 65 65 65
Control 50 45 50 50
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 70 70
Changeup 65 65
 
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 94-96 Mph
Stamina 65
Suggested Role Borderline SP
Type Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 40
Defense 50
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 25
Stealing Ability: 20
Baserunning Inst.: 25
Sacrifice Bunt: 30
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/02/1954 BRO Win, 10-4 X 9.0 8 4 4 5 10 Win
08/28/1954 @ NYK Loss, 2-6 X 8.0 10 6 6 4 2 Loss
08/23/1954 @ PHI Win, 4-1 X 9.0 6 1 1 1 2 Win
08/20/1954 BUF Win, 4-2 X 9.0 10 2 2 1 6 Win
08/15/1954 PHI Loss, 3-7 X 8.1 9 7 5 3 5 Loss
08/10/1954 @ CHI Loss, 3-4 X 8.1 8 4 4 2 1 Loss
08/05/1954 @ NYK Loss, 4-7 X 8.0 16 7 6 2 3 Loss
07/31/1954 BRO Win, 10-4 X 9.0 5 4 4 4 5 Win
07/26/1954 NYK Loss, 4-12 X 6.0 10 7 7 2 4 Loss
07/21/1954 @ BRO Loss, 2-4 X 7.0 11 4 4 4 3 Loss
PERSONALITY
Shannon has good leadership skills and never shows any lack of effort. He is well-respected by his teammates.
High: Leader, Loyalty, Work Ethic
Low: Greed
Birthday:12/25/1927
Born in:Wayne, MI
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:200 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$25,000
Signed Through:1954 Season
Major Service:5 Years, None
Service This Yr:146 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:1949, 20th Pick in Round 1
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1954 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 29 29 13 13 0 3.86 242.2 227 109 104 22 85 104 21 72.4 2 14 48.3
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF BR/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 11.83 8.42 3.86 3.15 3.87 1.29 93 4.1 .258        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 390 102 22 4 12 47 51 41 5 3 2 .262 .346 .431 .777      
vs. RHB 519 125 21 3 10 62 34 63 7 7 5 .241 .290 .351 .641      
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1954 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Last Week 1 1 1 0 0 4.00 9.0 8 4 4 1 5 10  
April 4 4 1 3 0 3.55 33.0 30 15 13 2 11 12  
May 6 6 2 2 0 3.83 54.0 48 23 23 5 18 20  
June 6 6 5 1 0 2.42 52.0 36 14 14 1 18 23  
July 6 6 2 3 0 5.32 44.0 46 26 26 7 20 20  
August 6 6 2 4 0 4.26 50.2 59 27 24 6 13 19  
September 1 1 1 0 0 4.00 9.0 8 4 4 1 5 10  
Spring Training 5 5 4 0 0 1.80 20.0 13 4 4 3 5 8  
Last Year 31 31 12 16 0 4.64 242.2 250 138 125 20 84 125  
2 Years Ago 31 31 17 12 0 3.10 264.0 261 105 91 17 85 93  
Career 216 111 57 60 9 3.79 1114.0 1064 527 469 74 460 464  
Home 16 16 9 5 0 4.02 134.1 118 62 60 11 52 68  
Road 13 13 4 8 0 3.66 108.1 109 47 44 11 33 36  
Grass 29 29 13 13 0 3.86 242.2 227 109 104 22 85 104  
Day 19 19 8 9 0 3.84 161.2 146 73 69 15 53 66  
Night 10 10 5 4 0 3.89 81.0 81 36 35 7 32 38  
As Starter 29 29 13 13 0 3.86 242.2 227 109 104 22 85 104  
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+
1950 Cleveland - MLB 22 79 0 8 4 5 2.83 149.2 124 62 47 7 103 70 0 0 1.52 .246 4.38 1.3 173
1951 Cleveland - MLB 23 46 20 7 15 4 4.27 215.0 202 113 102 8 103 72 10 3 1.42 .261 3.80 3.2 97
1952 Cleveland - MLB 24 31 31 17 12 0 3.10 264.0 261 105 91 17 85 93 22 1 1.31 .271 3.63 4.3 124
1953 Cleveland - MLB 25 31 31 12 16 0 4.64 242.2 250 138 125 20 84 125 17 1 1.38 .283 3.69 4.7 90
1954 Cleveland - MLB 26 29 29 13 13 0 3.86 242.2 227 109 104 22 85 104 21 2 1.29 .258 3.87 4.1 107
Total MLB 216 111 57 60 9 3.79 1114.0 1064 527 469 74 460 464 70 7 1.37 .266 3.83 17.6 114
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+
1949 Total - 21 20 20 11 4 0 2.23 137.1 108 35 34 5 45 155 0 0 1.11 .298 2.40 5.0 100
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1950 Cleveland - MLB P 78 0 5 28 2 34 1 .971 149.2 1.98 +0.9 .988
1951 Cleveland - MLB P 46 20 6 33 1 42 3 .929 215.0 1.63 +1.6 1.091
1952 Cleveland - MLB P 31 31 11 54 2 68 3 .956 264.0 2.22 +0.4 .938
1953 Cleveland - MLB P 31 31 6 15 0 22 1 .955 242.2 0.78 +1.4 1.087
1954 Cleveland - MLB P 29 29 15 26 1 42 1 .976 242.2 1.52 +1.5 .997
TOTAL P 215 111 43 156 6 208 9 .957 1114.0 1.61 +5.7 1.001
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1949 Drafted in the 1949 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 20, 20th overall pick) by the Cleveland Bobcats, out of college (Florida International).
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (65); Movement: 55 (65); Control: 30 (45).
04/11/1950 Named the #36 prospect in the MLB
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (65); Movement: 65 (65); Control: 35 (45).
07/22/1951 Pitches a 7-hit shutout against the Brooklyn Bluebirds with 2 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
08/19/1951 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Pittsburgh Industrials with 4 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
09/14/1951 Pitches a 8-hit shutout against the Detroit Wolverines with 4 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (55); Movement: 65 (65); Control: 40 (45).
07/05/1952 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Pittsburgh Industrials with 2 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 60 (60); Movement: 65 (65); Control: 45 (45).
09/15/1953 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Detroit Wolverines with 7 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 60 (60); Movement: 65 (65); Control: 50 (50).
06/04/1954 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Philadelphia Quakers with 6 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
06/09/1954 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Chicago Traders with 3 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/05/1954 Was selected to the 1954 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year SH Rank
1952 15 10
Year G Rank
1950 79 1
Year W Rank
1952 17 9
Year L Rank
1951 15 7
1953 16 6
Year IP Rank
1952 264.0 9
Year BF Rank
1952 1116 9
Year K Rank
1953 125 7
Year WP Rank
1951 6 5
1952 9 2
Year BABIP Rank
1951 .261 10
Year HR/9 Rank
1951 0.33 2
Year BB/9 Rank
1952 2.90 9
Year K/9 Rank
1953 4.64 4
Year RA Rank
1950 79 1
Year GF Rank
1950 45 1
Year QS Rank
1952 20 10
Year CG Rank
1952 22 2
1953 17 6
Year CGP Rank
1951 .500 8
1952 .710 3
1953 .548 8
Year SHO Rank
1951 3 6
Year GB% Rank
1951 0.49 5
1952 0.52 2
Year WAR Rank
1953 4.8 10
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