George Altman Stats

George Altman was born on Monday, March 20, 1933, in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Altman was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 11, 1959, with the Chicago Cubs. 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 George Altman baseball stats page.

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George Altman

George Altman Autograph on a 1966 Topps Baseball Card (#146 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1966top01' title='1966 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

George Altman Autograph on a 1966 Topps Baseball Card (#146 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
George Lee Altman
Nickname:
Daddy Long Legs
Born On:
03-20-1933  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Diller High School (Goldsboro, NC)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
04-11-1959 (Age 26)
Last Game:
10-01-1967
Draft:
Not Applicable

George Altman

George Altman Pitching Stats

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George Altman Hitting Stats

1959 26 Cubs 135 420 54 103 14 4 12 0 47 34 4 80 6 1 7 8 .245 .312 .383
1960 27 Cubs 119 334 50 89 16 4 13 0 51 32 6 67 2 3 1 4 .266 .330 .455
1961 28 Cubs 138 518 77 157 28 12 27 0 96 40 3 92 4 7 4 4 .303 .353 .560
1962 29 Cubs 147 534 74 170 27 5 22 0 74 62 14 89 0 2 5 8 .318 .393 .511
1963 30 Cardinals 135 464 62 127 18 7 9 0 47 47 2 93 2 6 2 7 .274 .339 .401
1964 31 Mets 124 422 48 97 14 1 9 0 47 18 4 70 2 2 1 8 .230 .262 .332
1965 32 Cubs 90 196 24 46 7 1 4 0 23 19 2 36 1 0 0 1 .235 .302 .342
1966 33 Cubs 88 185 19 41 6 0 5 0 17 14 3 37 2 0 0 3 .222 .276 .335
1967 34 Cubs 15 18 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 8 0 0 0 0 .111 .200 .222
9 Years 991 3,091 409 832 132 34 101 0 403 268 38 572 19 21 20 43 .269 .329 .432

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George Altman Fielding Stats

1959 Cubs CF 121 102 2,823 285 2.4 282 275 7 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .989 2.70
1959 Cubs RF 1 1 24 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
1960 Cubs 1B 21 18 504 179 8.5 178 164 14 1 15 n/a n/a n/a .994 9.54
1960 Cubs CF 30 25 690 66 2.2 66 65 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.58
1960 Cubs LF 27 20 592 39 1.4 39 39 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.78
1960 Cubs RF 24 20 518 35 1.5 34 33 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.77
1961 Cubs 1B 3 3 57 21 7.0 21 20 1 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.95
1961 Cubs CF 25 13 418 60 2.4 58 58 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .967 3.75
1961 Cubs LF 1 1 24 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1961 Cubs RF 115 114 2,994 212 1.8 208 197 11 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .981 1.88
1962 Cubs 1B 16 13 375 129 8.1 129 121 8 0 13 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.29
1962 Cubs CF 6 3 111 7 1.2 6 6 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 1.46
1962 Cubs RF 125 124 3,273 243 1.9 237 230 7 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .975 1.96
1963 Cardinals LF 13 7 219 20 1.5 19 19 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .950 2.34
1963 Cardinals RF 116 111 2,899 211 1.8 207 199 8 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .981 1.93
1964 Mets LF 95 91 2,356 197 2.1 190 182 8 7 2 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.18
1964 Mets RF 14 14 359 26 1.9 26 22 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.96
1965 Cubs 1B 2 1 25 12 6.0 12 12 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.96
1965 Cubs LF 44 42 1,016 72 1.6 68 68 0 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .944 1.81
1965 Cubs RF 1 1 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1966 Cubs 1B 4 3 78 29 7.3 29 27 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.04
1966 Cubs LF 41 33 883 47 1.1 45 41 4 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.38
1966 Cubs RF 1 1 24 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1967 Cubs 1B 1 0 6 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1967 Cubs LF 3 0 39 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.69
1967 Cubs RF 1 1 18 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
RF Totals 398 387 10,112 732 1.8 717 686 31 15 7 n/a n/a n/a .980 1.91
LF Totals 224 194 5,129 377 1.7 363 351 12 14 2 n/a n/a n/a .963 1.91
CF Totals 182 143 4,042 418 2.3 412 404 8 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.75
1B Totals 47 38 1,045 372 7.9 371 346 25 1 34 n/a n/a n/a .997 9.59
9 Years 851 762 20,328 1,899 2.2 1,863 1,787 76 36 45 n/a n/a n/a .981 2.47

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George Altman Miscellaneous Stats

1959 Cubs 1 0 1.000 17 3 n/a 35.0 5.3 8.9 - - -
1960 Cubs 4 3 .571 25 2 n/a 25.7 5.0 6.5 - - -
1961 Cubs 6 2 .750 7 0 n/a 19.2 5.6 5.4 - - -
1962 Cubs 19 7 .731 6 0 n/a 24.3 6.0 7.2 - - -
1963 Cardinals 13 4 .765 13 3 n/a 51.6 5.0 9.9 - - -
1964 Mets 4 2 .667 19 0 n/a 46.9 6.0 9.0 - - -
1965 Cubs 3 2 .600 46 0 n/a 49.0 5.4 8.5 - - -
1966 Cubs 2 2 .500 49 0 n/a 37.0 5.0 10.9 - - -
1967 Cubs 0 0 .000 10 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 18.0 - - -
9 Years 52 22 .703 192 8 n/a 30.6 5.4 7.7 - - -

George Altman

George Altman Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1959 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined - -
1960 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined - -
1961 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined Stats -
1962 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined Stats -
1963 St. Louis Cardinals 26 Undetermined - -
1964 New York Mets 2 $24,000.00 - -
1965 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined - -
1966 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined - -
1967 Chicago Cubs 21 , 29 Undetermined - -
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