Paul LaPalme Stats

Paul LaPalme was born on Friday, December 14, 1923, in Springfield, Massachusetts. LaPalme was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 28, 1951, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. 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 Paul LaPalme baseball stats page.

"While there was certainly some talent in the young pitchers, Law, Friend, Purkey and left-handed knuckle-baller Paul LaPalme finished the year with ERAs over 5.00" - Author David Finoli in The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia (2003)
Paul LaPalme

Paul LaPalme Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#201 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Paul LaPalme Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#201 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Paul Edmore LaPalme
Nickname:
Lefty
Born On:
12-14-1923  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Springfield, Massachusetts
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-07-2010 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Leominster, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
St. Leo's Cemetery, Leominster, Massachusetts
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
184
First Game:
05-28-1951 (Age 27)
Last Game:
08-28-1957
Draft:
Not Applicable
Paul LaPalme

Paul LaPalme 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
1951 28 Pirates 22 8 8 1 5 .167 6.29 1 1 0 54.1 272 79 38 48 6 31 - 24 3 1 1 -
1952 29 Pirates 31 2 16 1 2 .333 3.92 0 0 0 59.2 265 56 26 33 6 37 - 25 5 1 0 -
1953 30 Pirates 35 24 7 8 16 .333 4.59 7 1 2 176.1 777 191 90 107 20 64 - 86 9 0 0 -
1954 31 Pirates 33 15 7 4 10 .286 5.52 2 0 0 120.2 552 147 74 79 15 54 0 57 8 0 1 -
1955 32 Cardinals 56 0 18 4 3 .571 2.75 0 0 3 91.2 378 76 28 36 10 34 9 39 1 1 1 -
1956 33 Cardinals 1 0 0 0 0 .000 80.96 0 0 0 0.2 8 4 6 6 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 -
1956 33 Redlegs 11 2 3 2 4 .333 4.67 0 0 0 27.0 110 26 14 14 7 4 0 4 0 0 0 -
1956 33 White Sox 29 0 14 3 1 .750 2.36 0 0 2 45.2 193 31 12 14 2 27 2 23 2 0 0 -
1957 34 White Sox 35 0 21 1 4 .200 3.35 0 0 7 40.1 169 35 15 16 5 19 1 19 3 1 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
7 Years 253 51 94 24 45 .348 4.42 10 2 14 616.1 2,724 645 303 353 71 272 12 277 33 4 3 -
Paul LaPalme

Paul LaPalme Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1951 28 Pirates 22 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 2 0 - 0 0 .100 .250 .100
1952 29 Pirates 31 10 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 1 - 0 0 .100 .100 .200
1953 30 Pirates 35 59 6 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 13 3 - 0 2 .085 .100 .085
1954 31 Pirates 33 35 2 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 - 6 3 0 1 0 .143 .167 .229
1955 32 Cardinals 56 19 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .211 .250 .263
1956 33 Cardinals 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1956 33 Redlegs 11 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750
1956 33 White Sox 29 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1957 34 White Sox 36 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 .500 .667 .500
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
7 Years 254 147 13 20 4 1 0 0 6 5 0 29 11 0 2 2 .136 .175 .177
Paul LaPalme

Paul LaPalme Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1951 Pirates P 22 8 163 10 0.5 10 4 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.66
1952 Pirates P 31 2 179 17 0.5 16 1 15 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .941 2.41
1953 Pirates P 35 24 529 32 0.9 28 5 23 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .875 1.43
1954 Pirates P 33 15 362 26 0.8 26 7 19 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.94
1955 Cardinals P 56 0 275 27 0.5 26 7 19 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.55
1956 Cardinals P 1 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1956 Redlegs P 11 2 81 5 0.5 5 0 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.67
1956 White Sox P 29 0 137 12 0.4 12 1 11 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.36
1957 White Sox P 35 0 121 15 0.4 14 4 10 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .933 3.12
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 253 51 1,849 144 0.6 137 29 108 7 8 n/a n/a n/a .951 2.00
7 Years 253 51 1,849 144 0.6 137 29 108 7 8 n/a n/a n/a .951 2.00
Paul LaPalme

Paul LaPalme Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1951 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.77 3.98 5.14
1952 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.68 3.77 5.58
1953 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 59.0 1.34 4.39 3.27
1954 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.8 35.0 1.06 4.25 4.03
1955 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 19.0 9.5 1.15 3.83 3.34
1956 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 26.99
1956 Redlegs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 0.0 1.00 1.33 1.33
1956 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 6.0 0.85 4.53 5.32
1957 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.00 4.24 4.24
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
7 Years 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 5.1 24.5 1.02 4.04 3.97
Paul LaPalme

Paul LaPalme Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1951 Pittsburgh Pirates 24 Undetermined - -
1952 Pittsburgh Pirates 32 Undetermined - -
1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 24 Undetermined - -
1954 Pittsburgh Pirates 24 Undetermined - -
1955 St. Louis Cardinals 35 Undetermined - -
1956 St. Louis Cardinals 35 Undetermined - -
1956 Cincinnati Redlegs 38 Undetermined - -
1956 Chicago White Sox 31 Undetermined - -
1957 Chicago White Sox 31 Undetermined - -


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