Orville Jorgens Stats

Orville Jorgens was born on Thursday, June 4, 1908, in Rockford, Illinois. Jorgens was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 19, 1935, with the Philadelphia Phillies. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Orville Jorgens baseball stats page.

"He (Orville Jorgens) has a remarkable motion for a right-hander - almost as deadly as the southpaw motion which Sherry Smith, of the Dodgers, used and with which he nipped so many off the base." - Sportswriter Daniel M. Daniel in Baseball Magazine (October 1937)
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Birth Name:
Orville Edwin Jorgens
Nickname:
None
Born On:
06-04-1908  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Rockford, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-11-1992 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Cemetery:
Mount Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, Illinois
High School:
Lane Technical High School (Chicago, IL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
04-19-1935 (Age 26)
Last Game:
09-29-1937
Draft:
Not Applicable
Orville Jorgens

Orville Jorgens Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1935 27 Phillies 53 24 11 10 15 .400 4.83 6 0 2 188.1 878 216 101 129 12 96 - 57 5 8 1 -
1936 28 Phillies 39 21 6 8 8 .500 4.79 4 0 0 167.1 765 196 89 110 16 69 - 58 7 7 0 -
1937 29 Phillies 52 11 19 3 4 .429 4.41 1 0 3 140.2 621 159 69 83 12 68 - 34 3 5 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
3 Years 144 56 36 21 27 .438 4.70 11 0 5 496.1 2,264 571 259 322 40 233 - 149 15 20 1 -
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Orville Jorgens Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1935 27 Phillies 53 62 2 6 0 0 0 0 4 3 - 15 3 - 0 1 .097 .138 .097
1936 28 Phillies 39 60 6 12 2 0 0 0 4 2 - 11 2 - 0 2 .200 .226 .233
1937 29 Phillies 52 35 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 - 12 1 - 0 0 .143 .211 .143
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
3 Years 144 157 10 23 2 0 0 0 9 8 - 38 6 - 0 3 .146 .188 .159
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Orville Jorgens Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1935 Phillies P 53 24 565 66 1.2 64 9 55 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .970 3.06
1936 Phillies P 39 21 502 44 1.1 44 5 39 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.37
1937 Phillies P 52 11 422 51 1.0 48 8 40 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .941 3.07
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 144 56 1,489 161 1.1 156 22 134 5 5 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.83
3 Years 144 56 1,489 161 1.1 156 22 134 5 5 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.83
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Orville Jorgens Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1935 Phillies 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 15.5 0.59 2.72 4.59
1936 Phillies 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.5 15.0 0.84 3.12 3.71
1937 Phillies 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 35.0 0.50 2.18 4.35
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
3 Years 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 17.4 0.64 2.70 4.22
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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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