Vinegar Bend Mizell Stats

Vinegar Bend Mizell was born on Wednesday, August 13, 1930, in Leakesville, Mississippi. Mizell was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 22, 1952, with the St. Louis Cardinals. 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 Vinegar Bend Mizell baseball stats page.

"Shucks, those guys (in the Cuban Winter League) couldn't understand the language I was pitching to them in. That's why I struck out so many." - Vinegar Bend Mizell (1951)
Vinegar Bend Mizell

Vinegar Bend Mizell Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#128 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Vinegar Bend Mizell Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#128 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Wilmer David Mizell
Nickname:
Vinegar Bend
Born On:
08-13-1930  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Leakesville, Mississippi
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-21-1999 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Kerville, Texas
Cemetery:
Faith Missionary Alliance Church Cemetery, Midway, North Carolina
High School:
Leaksville High School (Leaksville, MS)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
205
First Game:
04-22-1952 (Age 21)
Last Game:
07-25-1962
Draft:
Not Applicable
Vinegar Bend Mizell

Vinegar Bend Mizell 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
1952 22 Cardinals 30 30 0 10 8 .556 3.65 7 2 0 190.0 834 171 77 89 12 103 - 146 1 1 0 -
1953 23 Cardinals 33 33 0 13 11 .542 3.49 10 1 0 224.1 980 193 87 93 12 114 - 173 4 4 2 -
1956 26 Cardinals 33 33 0 14 14 .500 3.62 11 3 0 208.2 881 172 84 93 20 92 5 153 4 7 0 -
1957 27 Cardinals 33 21 2 8 10 .444 3.74 7 2 0 149.1 627 136 62 69 18 51 4 87 1 1 0 -
1958 28 Cardinals 30 29 0 10 14 .417 3.42 8 2 0 189.2 820 178 72 81 17 91 9 80 1 2 0 -
1959 29 Cardinals 31 30 1 13 10 .565 4.20 8 1 0 201.1 890 196 94 104 21 89 7 108 2 8 1 -
1960 30 Cardinals 9 9 0 1 3 .250 4.55 0 0 0 55.1 252 64 28 31 7 28 4 42 2 0 0 -
1960 30 Pirates 23 23 0 13 5 .722 3.12 8 3 0 155.2 631 141 54 59 7 46 6 71 1 3 0 -
1961 31 Pirates 25 17 1 7 10 .412 5.04 2 1 0 100.0 437 120 56 61 16 31 8 37 0 0 1 -
1962 32 Pirates 4 3 1 1 1 .500 4.96 0 0 0 16.1 72 15 9 10 3 10 0 6 0 1 0 -
1962 32 Mets 17 2 9 0 2 .000 7.34 0 0 0 38.0 182 48 31 35 10 25 0 15 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
9 Years 268 230 14 90 88 .506 3.85 61 15 0 1,528.2 6,606 1,434 654 725 143 680 43 918 19 28 4 -
Vinegar Bend Mizell

Vinegar Bend Mizell Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1952 22 Cardinals 30 68 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 - 31 4 - 0 2 .044 .044 .088
1953 23 Cardinals 33 83 4 7 1 1 1 0 8 3 - 42 3 - 0 0 .084 .116 .157
1956 26 Cardinals 33 75 5 8 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 16 5 0 1 4 .107 .163 .120
1957 27 Cardinals 33 45 1 4 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 17 1 0 0 1 .089 .146 .133
1958 28 Cardinals 30 61 3 7 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 25 5 0 0 1 .115 .129 .131
1959 29 Cardinals 31 75 7 14 1 1 0 0 7 3 0 29 5 0 0 0 .187 .218 .227
1960 30 Cardinals 9 18 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 10 1 0 0 0 .111 .158 .167
1960 30 Pirates 23 51 2 7 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 14 4 0 2 2 .137 .200 .137
1961 31 Pirates 25 23 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 9 5 1 0 0 .130 .192 .130
1962 32 Pirates 4 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000
1962 32 Mets 17 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
9 Years 268 513 28 57 8 3 1 0 30 20 0 196 33 1 3 10 .111 .149 .144
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Vinegar Bend Mizell Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1952 Cardinals P 30 30 570 36 1.2 32 7 25 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.52
1953 Cardinals P 33 33 673 55 1.7 48 13 35 7 2 n/a n/a n/a .873 1.93
1956 Cardinals P 33 33 626 51 1.5 49 19 30 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.11
1957 Cardinals P 33 21 448 37 1.1 37 8 29 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.23
1958 Cardinals P 30 29 569 40 1.3 37 6 31 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .925 1.76
1959 Cardinals P 31 30 604 35 1.1 32 9 23 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .914 1.43
1960 Cardinals P 9 9 166 13 1.4 13 2 11 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.11
1960 Pirates P 23 23 467 24 1.0 24 7 17 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.39
1961 Pirates P 25 17 300 15 0.6 13 6 7 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .867 1.17
1962 Pirates P 4 3 49 6 1.5 6 1 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.31
1962 Mets P 17 2 114 5 0.3 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.18
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 268 230 4,586 317 1.2 296 79 217 21 14 n/a n/a n/a .934 1.74
9 Years 268 230 4,586 317 1.2 296 79 217 21 14 n/a n/a n/a .934 1.74
Vinegar Bend Mizell

Vinegar Bend Mizell Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1952 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.2 68.0 1.42 6.92 4.88
1953 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 83.0 2.0 10.4 1.52 6.94 4.57
1956 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.7 18.8 1.66 6.60 3.97
1957 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 15.0 1.71 5.24 3.07
1958 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 61.0 0.88 3.80 4.32
1959 Cardinals 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 10.7 1.21 4.83 3.98
1960 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 9.0 1.50 6.83 4.55
1960 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 17.0 1.54 4.10 2.66
1961 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 23.0 1.19 3.33 2.79
1962 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.60 3.31 5.51
1962 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.60 3.55 5.92
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
9 Years 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 513.0 2.6 17.1 1.35 5.40 4.00
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