Sonny Dixon Stats

Sonny Dixon was born on Wednesday, November 5, 1924, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dixon was 28 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 20, 1953, with the Washington Senators. 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 Sonny Dixon baseball stats page.

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Sonny Dixon

Sonny Dixon Autograph on a 1955 Bowman Baseball Card (#211)
Sonny Dixon Autograph on a 1955 Bowman Baseball Card (#211)

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Birth Name:
John Craig Dixon
Nickname:
Sonny
Born On:
11-05-1924  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Charlotte, North Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-19-2011 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Charlotte, North Carolina
Cemetery:
Steele Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, Charlotte, North Carolina
High School:
Charlotte High School (Charlotte, NC)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
205
First Game:
04-20-1953 (Age 28)
Last Game:
09-29-1956
Draft:
Not Applicable
Sonny Dixon

Sonny Dixon 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
1953 29 Senators 43 6 20 5 8 .385 3.75 3 0 3 120.0 504 123 50 57 13 31 - 40 1 2 0 -
1954 30 Senators 16 0 6 1 2 .333 3.03 0 0 1 29.2 125 26 10 15 3 12 0 7 0 0 0 -
1954 30 Athletics 38 6 23 5 7 .417 4.86 1 0 4 107.1 483 136 58 63 8 27 0 42 1 3 1 -
1955 31 Athletics 2 0 1 0 0 .000 16.20 0 0 0 1.2 11 6 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
1956 32 Yankees 3 0 2 0 1 .000 2.08 0 0 1 4.1 23 5 1 3 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
4 Years 102 12 52 11 18 .379 4.17 4 0 9 263.0 1,146 296 122 141 25 75 1 90 2 5 1 -
Sonny Dixon

Sonny Dixon Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1953 29 Senators 43 26 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 - 7 2 - 0 0 .154 .267 .192
1954 30 Senators 16 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1954 30 Athletics 38 28 2 7 2 0 0 0 2 2 - 9 0 0 0 0 .250 .300 .321
1955 31 Athletics 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1956 32 Yankees 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
4 Years 102 61 3 11 3 0 0 0 2 6 0 21 2 0 0 0 .180 .254 .230
Sonny Dixon

Sonny Dixon Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1953 Senators P 43 6 360 37 0.9 37 6 31 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.78
1954 Senators P 16 0 89 10 0.6 10 1 9 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.03
1954 Athletics P 38 6 322 41 1.1 40 10 30 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .976 3.35
1955 Athletics P 2 0 5 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.40
1956 Yankees P 3 0 13 2 0.7 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.15
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 102 12 789 91 0.9 90 18 72 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .989 3.08
4 Years 102 12 789 91 0.9 90 18 72 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .989 3.08
Sonny Dixon

Sonny Dixon Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1953 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.7 0.0 1.29 3.00 2.33
1954 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.58 2.12 3.64
1954 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 14.0 1.56 3.52 2.26
1955 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1956 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.20 2.08 10.39
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
4 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 30.5 1.20 3.08 2.57
Sonny Dixon

Sonny Dixon Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1953 Washington Senators 16 Undetermined - -
1954 Washington Senators 16 Undetermined - -
1954 Philadelphia Athletics 24 Undetermined - -
1955 Kansas City Athletics 24 Undetermined - -
1956 New York Yankees 21 Undetermined - -


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