Joe Dobson Stats

Joe Dobson was born on Saturday, January 20, 1917, in Durant, Oklahoma. Dobson was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 26, 1939, with the Cleveland Indians. 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 Joe Dobson baseball stats page.

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"(Joe) Dobson throws more curves in three innings than most pitchers throw in two games." - Columnist Milt Richman in Baseball Digest (January 1951)

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Joe Dobson Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#5 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Joe Dobson Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#5 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Joseph Gordon Dobson
Nickname:
Burrhead or Joe
Born On:
01-20-1917  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Durant, Oklahoma
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-23-1994 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Jacksonville, Florida
Cemetery:
Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida
High School:
Durant High School (Durant, OK)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
197
First Game:
04-26-1939 (Age 22)
Last Game:
04-30-1954
Draft:
Not Applicable

Joe Dobson

Joe Dobson Pitching Stats

1939 22 Indians 35 3 17 2 3 .400 5.88 0 0 1 78.0 362 87 51 56 3 51 - 27 3 1 1 -
1940 23 Indians 40 7 16 3 7 .300 4.95 2 1 3 100.0 432 101 55 60 8 48 - 57 7 0 0 -
1941 24 Red Sox 27 18 6 12 5 .706 4.49 7 1 0 134.1 595 136 67 70 8 67 - 69 3 2 1 -
1942 25 Red Sox 30 23 6 11 9 .550 3.30 10 3 0 182.2 750 155 67 73 9 68 - 72 1 2 1 -
1943 26 Red Sox 25 20 3 7 11 .389 3.12 9 3 0 164.1 673 144 57 63 4 57 - 63 4 0 1 -
1946 29 Red Sox 32 24 3 13 7 .650 3.24 9 1 0 166.2 710 148 60 72 11 68 - 91 4 1 2 -
1947 30 Red Sox 33 31 1 18 8 .692 2.95 15 1 1 228.2 935 203 75 84 15 73 - 110 11 1 1 -
1948 31 Red Sox 38 32 5 16 10 .615 3.56 16 5 2 245.1 1,044 237 97 115 14 92 - 116 6 1 1 -
1949 32 Red Sox 33 27 5 14 12 .538 3.85 12 2 2 212.2 923 219 91 103 12 97 - 87 4 2 2 -
1950 33 Red Sox 39 27 9 15 10 .600 4.18 12 1 4 206.2 882 217 96 103 15 81 - 81 4 0 0 -
1951 34 White Sox 28 21 3 7 6 .538 3.62 6 0 3 146.2 609 136 59 68 17 51 - 67 1 0 0 -
1952 35 White Sox 29 25 3 14 10 .583 2.51 11 3 1 200.2 805 164 56 66 11 60 - 101 4 0 0 -
1953 36 White Sox 23 15 6 5 5 .500 3.67 3 1 1 100.2 425 96 41 46 10 37 - 50 3 0 0 -
1954 37 Red Sox 2 0 1 0 0 .000 6.75 0 0 0 2.2 14 5 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 -
14 Years 414 273 84 137 103 .571 3.62 112 22 18 2,170.0 9,159 2,048 874 981 137 851 0 992 55 10 10 -

Joe Dobson

Joe Dobson Hitting Stats

1939 22 Indians 35 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 5 1 - 0 0 .056 .105 .056
1940 23 Indians 40 24 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 - 14 0 - 0 0 .125 .222 .125
1941 24 Red Sox 27 47 3 7 0 0 1 0 6 4 - 14 3 - 0 2 .149 .216 .213
1942 25 Red Sox 30 69 6 10 1 0 0 0 3 3 - 17 5 - 1 1 .145 .192 .159
1943 26 Red Sox 25 52 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 21 3 - 2 0 .096 .161 .096
1946 29 Red Sox 32 50 5 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 - 28 6 - 0 0 .100 .167 .100
1947 30 Red Sox 33 77 4 16 0 1 0 0 3 7 - 22 7 - 0 0 .208 .274 .234
1948 31 Red Sox 38 84 9 17 2 0 1 0 4 6 - 27 8 - 3 2 .202 .280 .262
1949 32 Red Sox 33 68 5 10 0 0 0 0 2 10 - 22 5 - 0 1 .147 .256 .147
1950 33 Red Sox 39 70 6 15 2 0 0 0 9 9 - 23 8 - 1 0 .214 .313 .243
1951 34 White Sox 28 46 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 20 7 - 0 0 .065 .065 .087
1952 35 White Sox 29 63 3 12 0 0 0 0 3 4 - 20 10 - 0 0 .190 .239 .190
1953 36 White Sox 23 29 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 - 11 1 - 0 1 .069 .100 .103
1954 37 Red Sox 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
14 Years 414 697 46 106 7 1 2 0 35 54 - 244 64 0 7 7 .152 .220 .174

Joe Dobson

Joe Dobson Fielding Stats

1939 Indians P 35 3 234 19 0.5 19 3 16 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.19
1940 Indians P 40 7 300 21 0.5 21 6 15 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.89
1941 Red Sox P 27 18 403 23 0.9 23 10 13 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.54
1942 Red Sox P 30 23 548 59 2.0 59 17 42 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.91
1943 Red Sox P 25 20 493 32 1.3 31 9 22 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .969 1.70
1946 Red Sox P 32 24 500 52 1.6 51 18 33 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .981 2.75
1947 Red Sox P 33 31 686 38 1.2 38 13 25 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1948 Red Sox P 38 32 736 48 1.3 46 10 36 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.69
1949 Red Sox P 33 27 638 42 1.3 42 12 30 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.78
1950 Red Sox P 39 27 620 55 1.4 52 8 44 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .945 2.26
1951 White Sox P 28 21 440 32 1.1 31 6 25 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .969 1.90
1952 White Sox P 29 25 602 34 1.2 33 7 26 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.48
1953 White Sox P 23 15 302 22 1.0 20 6 14 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 1.79
1954 Red Sox P 2 0 8 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
P Totals 414 273 6,510 478 1.2 467 126 341 11 24 n/a n/a n/a .977 1.94
14 Years 414 273 6,510 478 1.2 467 126 341 11 24 n/a n/a n/a .977 1.94

Joe Dobson

Joe Dobson Miscellaneous Stats

1939 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 0.0 0.53 3.12 5.88
1940 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.7 0.0 1.19 5.13 4.32
1941 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 47.0 3.4 7.8 1.03 4.62 4.49
1942 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 23.0 1.06 3.55 3.35
1943 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 0.0 1.11 3.45 3.12
1946 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 25.0 1.34 4.91 3.67
1947 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 25.7 1.51 4.33 2.87
1948 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 84.0 3.1 21.0 1.26 4.26 3.38
1949 Red Sox 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 34.0 0.90 3.68 4.11
1950 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 7.8 1.00 3.53 3.53
1951 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 46.0 1.31 4.11 3.13
1952 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.2 21.0 1.68 4.53 2.69
1953 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 14.5 1.35 4.47 3.31
1954 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 3.37 3.37
14 Years 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 348.5 2.9 19.9 1.17 4.11 3.53

Joe Dobson

Joe Dobson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1939 Cleveland Indians 17 $1,800.00 - -
1940 Cleveland Indians 17 $3,500.00 - -
1941 Boston Red Sox 17 $4,000.00 - -
1942 Boston Red Sox 17 $7,000.00 - -
1943 Boston Red Sox 17 , 19 $7,000.00 - -
1946 Boston Red Sox 15 $8,000.00 - Stats
1947 Boston Red Sox 15 $12,000.00 - -
1948 Boston Red Sox 15 $16,000.00 Stats -
1949 Boston Red Sox 15 $20,000.00 - -
1950 Boston Red Sox 15 $16,000.00 - -
1951 Chicago White Sox 29 $16,000.00 - -
1952 Chicago White Sox 29 $14,000.00 - -
1953 Chicago White Sox 29 $17,000.00 - -
1954 Boston Red Sox 15 $12,000.00 - -

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