Oral Hildebrand Stats

Oral Hildebrand was born on Sunday, April 7, 1907, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Hildebrand was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 8, 1931, 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 Oral Hildebrand baseball stats page.

"I took and option to purchase (Oral) Hildebrand for $25,000 after seeing him work in only one game. He was devoting his energies then to speed, and I was impressed with it. Today he has, I believe, the finest change of pace in the American League." - Cleveland Indians General Manager Billy Evans in Baseball Magazine (August 1933)
Oral Hildebrand

Oral Hildebrand Autograph on a 2011 Upper Deck Legendary Cuts (#NY-OH)
Oral Hildebrand Autograph on a 2011 Upper Deck Legendary Cuts (#NY-OH)

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Birth Name:
Oral Clyde Hildebrand
Nickname:
Hildy
Born On:
04-07-1907  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Indianapolis, Indiana
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-08-1977 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Southport, Indiana
Cemetery:
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood, Indiana
High School:
Southport High School (Indianapolis, IN)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
09-08-1931 (Age 24)
Last Game:
07-28-1940
Draft:
Not Applicable
Oral Hildebrand

Oral Hildebrand 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
1931 24 Indians 5 2 1 2 1 .667 4.39 2 0 0 26.2 121 25 13 16 0 13 - 6 1 3 0 -
1932 25 Indians 27 15 8 8 6 .571 3.69 7 0 0 129.1 568 124 53 69 7 62 - 49 1 0 0 -
1933 26 Indians 36 31 2 16 11 .593 3.76 15 6 0 220.1 936 205 92 110 8 88 - 90 5 1 0 -
1934 27 Indians 33 28 4 11 9 .550 4.50 10 1 1 198.0 914 225 99 112 14 99 - 72 4 3 0 -
1935 28 Indians 34 20 9 9 8 .529 3.94 8 0 5 171.1 736 171 75 85 12 63 - 49 1 3 0 -
1936 29 Indians 36 21 12 10 11 .476 4.90 9 0 4 174.2 796 197 95 107 10 83 - 65 2 4 0 -
1937 30 Browns 30 27 2 8 17 .320 5.14 12 1 1 201.1 904 228 115 127 18 87 - 75 4 3 0 -
1938 31 Browns 23 23 0 8 10 .444 5.69 10 0 0 163.0 735 194 103 104 18 73 - 66 1 3 1 -
1939 32 Yankees 21 15 5 10 4 .714 3.06 7 1 2 126.2 515 102 43 44 11 41 - 50 2 1 0 -
1940 33 Yankees 13 0 8 1 1 .500 1.86 0 0 0 19.1 88 19 4 7 1 14 - 5 0 1 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
10 Years 258 182 51 83 78 .516 4.35 80 9 13 1,430.2 6,313 1,490 692 781 99 623 - 527 21 22 1 -
Oral Hildebrand

Oral Hildebrand Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1931 24 Indians 5 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 0 - 0 - .182 .182 .182
1932 25 Indians 27 48 1 7 1 0 0 0 3 1 - 5 3 - 0 - .146 .163 .167
1933 26 Indians 36 84 4 16 0 2 0 0 10 1 - 7 0 - 0 - .190 .200 .238
1934 27 Indians 33 76 5 13 3 0 0 0 8 3 - 5 4 - 0 - .171 .203 .211
1935 28 Indians 34 55 9 9 1 1 0 0 4 2 - 7 6 - 0 - .164 .193 .218
1936 29 Indians 36 63 7 12 2 0 0 0 8 6 - 7 2 - 0 - .190 .261 .222
1937 30 Browns 30 70 9 14 3 0 0 0 7 2 - 2 9 - 0 - .200 .222 .243
1938 31 Browns 24 59 3 15 2 0 0 0 5 2 - 6 4 - 0 - .254 .279 .288
1939 32 Yankees 21 44 5 8 1 0 0 0 5 1 - 5 3 - 0 2 .182 .200 .205
1940 33 Yankees 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 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
10 Years 259 513 43 96 13 3 0 0 50 18 - 47 31 - 0 2 .187 .215 .224
Oral Hildebrand

Oral Hildebrand Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1931 Indians P 5 2 80 5 1.0 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.69
1932 Indians P 27 15 388 23 0.9 22 9 13 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.53
1933 Indians P 36 31 661 56 1.6 54 11 43 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.21
1934 Indians P 33 28 594 49 1.5 49 5 44 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.23
1935 Indians P 34 20 514 43 1.3 41 6 35 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .953 2.15
1936 Indians P 36 21 524 30 0.8 30 4 26 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.55
1937 Browns P 30 27 604 43 1.4 41 5 36 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .953 1.83
1938 Browns P 23 23 489 20 0.9 19 5 14 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.05
1939 Yankees P 21 15 380 24 1.1 23 5 18 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.63
1940 Yankees P 13 0 58 5 0.4 4 1 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 1.86
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 258 182 4,292 298 1.2 288 52 236 10 11 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.81
10 Years 258 182 4,292 298 1.2 288 52 236 10 11 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.81
Oral Hildebrand

Oral Hildebrand Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1931 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.7 0.0 0.46 2.02 4.39
1932 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.6 16.0 0.79 3.41 4.31
1933 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 12.0 8.4 1.02 3.68 3.59
1934 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 15.2 9.5 0.73 3.27 4.50
1935 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.9 13.8 0.78 2.57 3.31
1936 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.0 7.9 0.78 3.35 4.28
1937 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 35.0 10.0 0.86 3.35 3.89
1938 Browns 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 9.8 11.8 0.90 3.64 4.03
1939 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.8 8.8 1.22 3.55 2.91
1940 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.36 2.33 6.52
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
10 Years 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 10.9 10.3 0.85 3.32 3.92
Oral Hildebrand

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