Herman Franks Stats

Herman Franks was born on Sunday, January 4, 1914, in Price, Utah. Franks was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 27, 1939, with the St. Louis Cardinals. 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 Herman Franks baseball stats page.

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Herman Franks

Herman Franks Autograph on a 1978 Topps (#234)
Herman Franks Autograph on a 1978 Topps (#234)

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Birth Name:
Herman Louis Franks
Nickname:
None
Born On:
01-04-1914  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Price, Utah
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-30-2009 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
East High School (Salt Lake City, UT)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
187
First Game:
04-27-1939 (Age 25)
Last Game:
08-28-1949
Draft:
Not Applicable
Herman Franks

Herman Franks 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Herman Franks

Herman Franks Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1939 25 Cardinals 17 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 - 3 1 - 0 1 .059 .200 .059
1940 26 Dodgers 65 131 11 24 4 0 1 0 14 20 - 6 2 - 1 4 .183 .296 .237
1941 27 Dodgers 57 139 10 28 7 0 1 0 11 14 - 13 3 - 0 1 .201 .275 .273
1947 33 Athletics 8 15 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 - 4 0 - 0 1 .200 .368 .333
1948 34 Athletics 40 98 10 22 7 1 1 0 14 16 - 11 4 - 2 4 .224 .345 .347
1949 35 Giants 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .667 .667 .667
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
6 Years 188 403 35 80 18 2 3 0 43 57 - 37 10 - 3 11 .199 .302 .275
Herman Franks

Herman Franks Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1939 Cardinals C 13 4 50 37 2.8 36 34 2 1 0 1 1 0 .973 19.44
1940 Dodgers C 43 32 734 207 4.8 205 183 22 2 3 0 3 0 .990 7.54
1941 Dodgers C 54 37 632 215 4.0 212 191 21 3 6 3 3 0 .986 9.06
1941 Dodgers RF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1947 Athletics C 4 4 102 13 3.3 13 12 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.000 3.44
1948 Athletics C 27 25 606 133 4.9 130 113 17 3 2 0 5 4 .977 5.79
1949 Giants C 1 1 24 5 5.0 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 5.63
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
C Totals 142 103 2,148 610 4.3 601 537 64 9 11 5 14 4 .985 7.55
RF Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
6 Years 143 103 2,148 610 4.3 601 537 64 9 11 5 14 4 .985 7.55
Herman Franks

Herman Franks Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1939 Cardinals 0 - - 4 0 n/a 0.0 5.7 5.7 - - -
1940 Dodgers 2 - - 22 0 n/a 131.0 21.8 9.4 - - -
1941 Dodgers 0 - - 2 0 n/a 139.0 10.7 12.6 - - -
1947 Athletics 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 15.0 - - -
1948 Athletics 0 0 .000 13 0 n/a 98.0 8.9 7.0 - - -
1949 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
6 Years 2 0 1.000 45 0 n/a 134.3 10.9 9.4 - - -
Herman Franks

Herman Franks Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1939 St. Louis Cardinals 12 , 13 , 15 Undetermined - -
1940 Brooklyn Dodgers 19 Undetermined - -
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers 19 Undetermined - Stats
1947 Philadelphia Athletics 14 Undetermined - -
1948 Philadelphia Athletics 14 Undetermined - -
1949 New York Giants 3 Undetermined - -


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