Milt Bolling Stats

Milt Bolling was born on Saturday, August 9, 1930, in Mississippi City, Mississippi. Bolling was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 10, 1952, with the Boston Red Sox. 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 Milt Bolling baseball stats page.

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"The Red Sox won't need another shortstop for another ten years." - Manager Mike Higgins (Triple-A Louisville, KY, Spring Training 1953, Source = Milt Bolling / eMail Received 11/17/2004)

Milt Bolling

Milt Bolling Autograph on a 1994 Topps Archive (#82)

Milt Bolling Autograph on a 1994 Topps Archive (#82)

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Birth Name:
Milton Joseph Bolling III
Nickname:
Milt, Scoops or Rowdie
Born On:
08-09-1930  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Mississippi City, Mississippi
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-19-2013 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Mobile, Alabama
Cemetery:
None (Body Donated to University of Southern Alabama)
High School:
McGill-Toolen Catholic High School (Mobile, AL)
College:
Troy State (DNP) & Spring Hill (DNP)
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
09-10-1952 (Age 22)
Last Game:
07-28-1958
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Milt Bolling Pitching Stats

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Milt Bolling Hitting Stats

1952 22 Red Sox 11 36 4 8 1 0 1 0 3 3 - 5 0 - 0 0 .222 .282 .333
1953 23 Red Sox 109 323 30 85 12 1 5 0 28 23 - 41 13 - 3 4 .263 .318 .353
1954 24 Red Sox 113 370 42 92 20 3 6 0 36 47 - 55 13 3 4 3 .249 .337 .368
1955 25 Red Sox 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200
1956 26 Red Sox 45 118 19 25 3 2 3 0 8 18 1 20 3 1 1 3 .212 .319 .347
1957 27 Red Sox 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000
1957 27 Senators 91 277 29 63 12 1 4 0 19 18 0 59 4 3 2 12 .227 .277 .321
1958 28 Tigers 24 31 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 7 1 0 0 0 .194 .306 .258
7 Years 400 1,161 127 280 50 7 19 0 94 114 1 188 36 7 10 23 .241 .313 .345

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Milt Bolling Fielding Stats

1952 Red Sox SS 11 10 258 64 5.8 63 22 41 1 6 n/a n/a n/a .984 6.59
1953 Red Sox SS 109 94 2,545 518 4.8 495 174 321 23 71 n/a n/a n/a .956 5.25
1954 Red Sox 3B 5 3 63 13 2.6 12 5 7 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .923 5.14
1954 Red Sox SS 107 103 2,765 588 5.5 556 186 370 32 73 n/a n/a n/a .946 5.43
1955 Red Sox SS 2 1 33 5 2.5 4 1 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 3.27
1956 Red Sox 2B 1 0 12 4 4.0 3 1 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 6.75
1956 Red Sox 3B 11 8 259 29 2.6 26 6 20 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .897 2.71
1956 Red Sox SS 26 17 543 95 3.7 90 31 59 5 11 n/a n/a n/a .947 4.48
1957 Senators 2B 53 51 1,290 274 5.2 269 126 143 5 36 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.63
1957 Senators 3B 1 0 9 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1957 Senators SS 37 24 694 137 3.7 131 42 89 6 17 n/a n/a n/a .956 5.10
1958 Tigers 2B 1 0 9 3 3.0 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1958 Tigers 3B 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1958 Tigers SS 13 6 207 37 2.8 35 14 21 2 7 n/a n/a n/a .946 4.57
SS Totals 305 255 7,045 1,444 4.7 1,374 470 904 70 185 n/a n/a n/a .952 5.27
2B Totals 55 51 1,311 281 5.1 275 128 147 6 36 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.66
3B Totals 18 11 337 44 2.4 39 11 28 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .886 3.12
7 Years 378 317 8,693 1,769 4.7 1,688 609 1,079 81 223 n/a n/a n/a .954 5.24

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Milt Bolling Miscellaneous Stats

1952 Red Sox 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 36.0 7.2 12.0 - - -
1953 Red Sox 1 4 .200 2 1 n/a 64.6 7.9 11.5 - - -
1954 Red Sox 2 4 .333 1 0 n/a 61.7 6.7 10.3 - - -
1955 Red Sox 0 0 .000 2 2 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 - - -
1956 Red Sox 0 1 .000 6 3 n/a 39.3 5.9 14.8 - - -
1957 Red Sox 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1957 Senators 2 2 .500 3 4 n/a 69.3 4.7 14.6 - - -
1958 Tigers 0 0 .000 5 5 n/a 0.0 4.4 0.0 - - -
7 Years 5 12 .294 20 15 n/a 61.1 6.2 12.4 - - -

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Milt Bolling Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1952 Boston Red Sox 18 $4,100.00 - -
1953 Boston Red Sox 2 $5,000.00 - -
1954 Boston Red Sox 2 $8,000.00 - -
1955 Boston Red Sox 2 $10,000.00 - -
1956 Boston Red Sox 2 $10,000.00 - -
1957 Boston Red Sox 2 $11,000.00 - -
1957 Washington Senators 20 "     " - -
1958 Detroit Tigers 23 $11,000.00 - -
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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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