Dick Donovan Stats

Dick Donovan was born on Wednesday, December 7, 1927, in Boston, Massachusetts. Donovan was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 24, 1950, with the Boston Braves. 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 Dick Donovan baseball stats page.

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"You've got to see (Dick) Donovan's curve. Can't tell about the curve on TV. Got to catch it, try to catch it, to see what the thing does. It breaks so you can almost hear it." - All-Star Catcher Billy Pierce in Out of my League (George Plimpton, 1961)

Dick Donovan

Dick Donovan Autograph on a 1960 Topps Baseball Card  (#199 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1960top01' title='1960 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Dick Donovan Autograph on a 1960 Topps Baseball Card (#199 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Richard Edward Donovan
Nickname:
Dick or Tricky Dick
Born On:
12-07-1927  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Boston, Massachusetts
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-06-1997 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Weymouth, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
Woodside Cemetery, Cohasset, Massachusetts
High School:
North Quincy High School (Quincy, MA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
205
First Game:
04-24-1950 (Age 22)
Last Game:
06-12-1965
Draft:
Not Applicable

Dick Donovan

Dick Donovan Pitching Stats

1950 23 Braves 10 3 4 0 2 .000 8.19 0 0 0 29.2 147 28 27 28 4 34 - 9 1 2 1 -
1951 24 Braves 8 2 3 0 0 .000 5.27 0 0 0 13.2 69 17 8 11 0 11 - 4 0 0 0 -
1952 25 Braves 7 2 3 0 2 .000 5.54 0 0 1 13.0 70 18 8 10 1 12 - 6 0 2 0 -
1954 27 Tigers 2 0 0 0 0 .000 10.50 0 0 0 6.0 32 9 7 7 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 -
1955 28 White Sox 29 24 3 15 9 .625 3.32 11 5 0 187.0 774 186 69 77 17 48 5 88 0 3 1 -
1956 29 White Sox 34 31 2 12 10 .545 3.64 14 3 0 234.2 966 212 95 99 22 59 6 120 5 6 1 -
1957 30 White Sox 28 28 0 16 6 .727 2.77 16 2 0 220.2 893 203 68 76 17 45 8 88 1 8 2 -
1958 31 White Sox 34 34 0 15 14 .517 3.01 16 4 0 248.0 1,030 240 83 92 23 53 5 127 2 7 0 -
1959 32 White Sox 31 29 0 9 10 .474 3.66 5 1 0 179.2 768 171 73 84 15 58 3 71 1 5 0 -
1960 33 White Sox 33 8 7 6 1 .857 5.38 0 0 3 78.2 340 87 47 49 13 25 3 30 2 0 0 -
1961 34 Senators 23 22 0 10 10 .500 2.40 11 2 0 168.2 671 138 45 60 10 35 3 62 0 3 0 -
1962 35 Indians 34 34 0 20 10 .667 3.59 16 5 0 250.2 1,032 255 100 109 23 47 5 94 3 2 1 -
1963 36 Indians 30 30 0 11 13 .458 4.24 7 3 0 206.0 842 211 97 106 27 28 5 84 0 5 0 -
1964 37 Indians 30 23 4 7 9 .438 4.55 5 0 1 158.1 671 181 80 86 19 29 6 83 1 2 0 -
1965 38 Indians 12 3 2 1 3 .250 5.96 0 0 0 22.2 102 32 15 15 6 6 0 12 2 0 0 -
15 Years 345 273 28 122 99 .552 3.67 101 25 5 2,017.1 8,407 1,988 822 909 198 495 49 880 18 45 6 -

Dick Donovan

Dick Donovan Hitting Stats

1950 23 Braves 10 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 .167 .500 .167
1951 24 Braves 8 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 .667
1952 25 Braves 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1954 27 Tigers 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1955 28 White Sox 40 76 10 17 0 0 1 0 5 9 0 26 1 0 3 3 .224 .330 .263
1956 29 White Sox 44 90 10 20 4 0 3 0 15 14 1 30 1 1 1 2 .222 .330 .367
1957 30 White Sox 30 83 8 12 1 0 3 0 10 8 0 32 1 0 0 1 .145 .220 .265
1958 31 White Sox 34 80 5 9 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 33 2 0 2 0 .113 .228 .113
1959 32 White Sox 31 61 4 8 4 0 1 0 5 5 0 32 3 0 0 1 .131 .197 .246
1960 33 White Sox 33 23 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 13 0 0 1 0 .130 .200 .174
1961 34 Senators 24 56 6 10 1 0 1 0 7 6 0 23 1 0 0 0 .179 .258 .250
1962 35 Indians 34 89 8 16 1 0 4 0 9 7 0 32 2 0 2 1 .180 .255 .326
1963 36 Indians 31 69 4 9 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 31 3 0 0 3 .130 .155 .188
1964 37 Indians 31 48 7 7 0 0 1 0 8 10 0 27 4 0 1 2 .146 .305 .208
1965 38 Indians 12 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
15 Years 371 694 67 113 14 0 15 0 64 78 1 292 18 1 10 13 .163 .257 .248

Dick Donovan

Dick Donovan Fielding Stats

1950 Braves P 10 3 89 6 0.6 6 1 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.82
1951 Braves P 8 2 41 5 0.6 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.29
1952 Braves P 7 2 39 7 1.0 6 0 6 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 4.15
1954 Tigers P 2 0 18 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1955 White Sox P 29 24 561 44 1.5 44 11 33 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.12
1956 White Sox P 34 31 704 58 1.7 57 11 46 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.19
1957 White Sox P 28 28 662 55 2.0 55 18 37 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.24
1958 White Sox P 34 34 744 52 1.5 50 16 34 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .962 1.81
1959 White Sox P 31 29 539 41 1.3 37 11 26 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .902 1.85
1960 White Sox P 33 8 236 26 0.8 25 6 19 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.86
1961 Senators P 23 22 506 45 2.0 41 15 26 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .911 2.19
1962 Indians P 34 34 752 62 1.8 59 23 36 3 6 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.12
1963 Indians P 30 30 618 51 1.7 49 20 29 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.14
1964 Indians P 30 23 475 40 1.3 39 9 30 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .975 2.22
1965 Indians P 12 3 68 7 0.6 6 2 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 2.38
P Totals 345 273 6,052 500 1.4 480 144 336 20 25 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.14
15 Years 345 273 6,052 500 1.4 480 144 336 20 25 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.14

Dick Donovan

Dick Donovan Miscellaneous Stats

1950 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.26 2.73 10.31
1951 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.36 2.63 7.24
1952 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.50 4.15 8.31
1954 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.40 3.00 7.50
1955 White Sox 0 0 .000 13 0 n/a 76.0 2.9 15.2 1.83 4.24 2.31
1956 White Sox 0 0 .000 9 1 n/a 30.0 3.0 6.0 2.03 4.60 2.26
1957 White Sox 0 0 .000 1 1 n/a 27.7 2.6 8.3 1.96 3.59 1.84
1958 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 80.0 2.40 4.61 1.92
1959 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 61.0 1.9 12.2 1.22 3.56 2.91
1960 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 11.5 1.20 3.43 2.86
1961 Senators 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 56.0 2.4 8.0 1.77 3.31 1.87
1962 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 22.3 2.8 9.9 2.00 3.37 1.69
1963 Indians 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 69.0 2.2 34.5 3.00 3.67 1.22
1964 Indians 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 48.0 1.8 6.0 2.86 4.72 1.65
1965 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 0.0 2.00 4.76 2.38
15 Years 0 0 .000 26 2 n/a 46.3 2.4 10.8 1.78 3.93 2.21

Dick Donovan

Dick Donovan Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1950 Boston Braves 20 , 36 Undetermined - -
1951 Boston Braves 20 Undetermined - -
1952 Boston Braves 20 Undetermined - -
1954 Detroit Tigers 49 Undetermined - -
1955 Chicago White Sox 22 , 31 Undetermined Stats -
1956 Chicago White Sox 22 Undetermined - -
1957 Chicago White Sox 22 Undetermined - -
1958 Chicago White Sox 22 Undetermined - -
1959 Chicago White Sox 22 Undetermined - Stats
1960 Chicago White Sox 22 Undetermined - -
1961 Washington Senators 20 Undetermined Stats -
1962 Cleveland Indians 20 Undetermined Stats -
1963 Cleveland Indians 30 Undetermined - -
1964 Cleveland Indians 30 Undetermined - -
1965 Cleveland Indians 30 Undetermined - -
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