Orval Grove Stats

Orval Grove was born on Friday, August 29, 1919, in Mineral, Kansas. Grove was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 28, 1940, with the Chicago White 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 Orval Grove baseball stats page.

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Orval Grove

Orval Grove Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#131)

Orval Grove Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#131)

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Birth Name:
Orval Leroy Grove
Nickname:
None
Born On:
08-29-1919  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Mineral, Kansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
04-20-1992 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Carmichael, California
Cemetery:
Calvary Cemetery, Citrus Heights, California
High School:
Proviso East High School (Maywood, IL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
196
First Game:
05-28-1940 (Age 20)
Last Game:
04-27-1949
Draft:
Not Applicable

Orval Grove

Orval Grove Pitching Stats

1940 21 White Sox 3 0 3 0 0 .000 3.00 0 0 0 6.0 26 4 2 2 0 4 - 1 0 0 0 -
1941 22 White Sox 2 0 0 0 0 .000 10.29 0 0 0 7.0 35 9 8 8 2 5 - 5 1 0 0 -
1942 23 White Sox 12 8 2 4 6 .400 5.16 4 0 0 66.1 309 77 38 47 1 33 - 21 3 1 0 -
1943 24 White Sox 32 25 5 15 9 .625 2.75 18 3 2 216.1 888 192 66 84 9 72 - 76 3 4 1 -
1944 25 White Sox 34 33 1 14 15 .483 3.72 11 2 0 234.2 1,006 237 97 112 11 71 - 105 8 8 0 -
1945 26 White Sox 33 30 2 14 12 .538 3.44 16 4 1 217.0 933 233 83 100 12 68 - 54 6 5 0 -
1946 27 White Sox 33 26 4 8 13 .381 3.02 10 1 0 205.1 881 213 69 96 10 78 - 60 10 3 0 -
1947 28 White Sox 25 19 1 6 8 .429 4.44 6 1 0 135.2 619 158 67 78 10 70 - 33 3 4 0 -
1948 29 White Sox 32 11 13 2 10 .167 6.16 1 0 1 87.2 404 110 60 64 6 42 - 18 4 3 0 -
1949 30 White Sox 1 0 0 0 0 .000 53.97 0 0 0 0.2 8 4 4 4 1 1 - 1 0 1 0 -
10 Years 207 152 31 63 73 .463 3.78 66 11 4 1,176.2 5,109 1,237 494 595 62 444 - 374 38 29 1 -

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Orval Grove Hitting Stats

1940 21 White Sox 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1941 22 White Sox 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1942 23 White Sox 12 22 2 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 5 3 - 0 0 .227 .227 .364
1943 24 White Sox 32 66 9 12 0 0 0 0 7 11 - 22 7 - 1 0 .182 .308 .182
1944 25 White Sox 34 77 4 8 1 1 0 0 4 5 - 25 4 - 0 1 .104 .159 .143
1945 26 White Sox 33 71 4 7 1 0 0 0 4 4 - 23 2 - 2 3 .099 .169 .113
1946 27 White Sox 33 65 2 7 0 1 0 0 2 5 - 27 3 - 0 2 .108 .171 .138
1947 28 White Sox 25 48 2 7 2 0 0 0 1 5 - 16 1 - 0 1 .146 .226 .188
1948 29 White Sox 32 21 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 9 1 - 0 2 .095 .136 .095
1949 30 White Sox 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
10 Years 207 373 23 48 4 2 1 0 19 31 - 128 21 - 3 9 .129 .201 .158

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Orval Grove Fielding Stats

1940 White Sox P 3 0 18 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1941 White Sox P 2 0 21 3 1.5 3 0 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.86
1942 White Sox P 12 8 199 25 2.1 24 8 16 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .960 3.26
1943 White Sox P 32 25 649 65 2.0 64 21 43 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.66
1944 White Sox P 34 33 704 73 2.1 70 6 64 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .959 2.68
1945 White Sox P 33 30 651 72 2.2 67 12 55 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .931 2.78
1946 White Sox P 33 26 616 61 1.8 57 8 49 4 5 n/a n/a n/a .934 2.50
1947 White Sox P 25 19 407 31 1.2 30 11 19 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .968 1.99
1948 White Sox P 32 11 263 34 1.1 31 5 26 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .912 3.18
1949 White Sox P 1 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
P Totals 207 152 3,530 365 1.8 347 72 275 18 14 n/a n/a n/a .951 2.65
10 Years 207 152 3,530 365 1.8 347 72 275 18 14 n/a n/a n/a .951 2.65

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Orval Grove Miscellaneous Stats

1940 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.25 1.50 6.00
1941 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.00 6.43 6.43
1942 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 22.0 4.4 22.0 0.64 2.85 4.48
1943 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 9.4 1.06 3.16 3.00
1944 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 19.3 1.48 4.03 2.72
1945 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 17.8 0.79 2.24 2.82
1946 White Sox 0 2 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 32.5 0.77 2.63 3.42
1947 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 48.0 0.47 2.19 4.64
1948 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.43 1.85 4.31
1949 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 13.49 13.49
10 Years 0 2 .000 0 0 n/a 373.0 2.9 19.6 0.84 2.86 3.40

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Orval Grove Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1940 Chicago White Sox 11 , 45 Undetermined - -
1941 Chicago White Sox 45 Undetermined - -
1942 Chicago White Sox 45 $3,500.00 - -
1943 Chicago White Sox 45 Undetermined - -
1944 Chicago White Sox 45 $7,000.00 Stats -
1945 Chicago White Sox 45 $8,500.00 n/a -
1946 Chicago White Sox 45 $9,000.00 - -
1947 Chicago White Sox 45 Undetermined - -
1948 Chicago White Sox 45 Undetermined - -
1949 Chicago White Sox 45 Undetermined - -
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