Ralph Houk Stats

Ralph Houk was born on Saturday, August 9, 1919, in Lawrence, Kansas. Houk was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 26, 1947, with the New York Yankees. 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 Ralph Houk baseball stats page.

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Ralph Houk

Ralph 'The Major' Houk Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#282 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Ralph 'The Major' Houk Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#282 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Ralph George Houk
Nickname:
Major or Skip
Born On:
08-09-1919  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Lawrence, Kansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-21-2010 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Winter Haven, Florida
Cemetery:
Rolling Hills Cemetery, Winter Haven, Florida
High School:
Lawrence High School (Lawrence, KS)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
193
First Game:
04-26-1947 (Age 27)
Last Game:
05-01-1954
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Ralph Houk Pitching Stats

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Ralph Houk Hitting Stats

1947 28 Yankees 41 92 7 25 3 1 0 0 12 11 - 5 0 - 1 2 .272 .356 .326
1948 29 Yankees 14 29 3 8 2 0 0 0 3 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .276 .276 .345
1949 30 Yankees 5 7 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .571 .571 .571
1950 31 Yankees 10 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 2 0 - 0 0 .111 .111 .222
1951 32 Yankees 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .200 .200 .200
1952 33 Yankees 9 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 0 0 - 0 0 .333 .429 .333
1953 34 Yankees 8 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 - 0 1 .222 .222 .222
1954 35 Yankees 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
8 Years 91 158 12 43 6 1 0 0 20 12 - 10 0 0 1 3 .272 .327 .323

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Ralph Houk Fielding Stats

1947 Yankees C 41 29 675 153 3.7 151 138 13 2 0 2 9 7 .987 6.04
1948 Yankees C 14 8 191 56 4.0 56 51 5 0 1 0 0 4 1.000 7.92
1949 Yankees C 5 0 42 9 1.8 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 .889 5.14
1950 Yankees C 9 1 76 14 1.6 13 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 .929 4.62
1951 Yankees C 3 1 36 3 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.000 2.25
1952 Yankees C 9 0 68 12 1.3 11 10 1 1 1 0 0 0 .917 4.37
1953 Yankees C 8 0 69 10 1.3 10 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.91
C Totals 89 39 1,157 257 2.9 252 231 21 5 2 2 11 12 .981 5.88
7 Years 89 39 1,157 257 2.9 252 231 21 5 2 2 11 12 .981 5.88

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Ralph Houk Miscellaneous Stats

1947 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 18.4 7.7 - - -
1948 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 9.7 - - -
1949 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 7.0 - - -
1950 Yankees 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 9.0 - - -
1951 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 2.5 - - -
1952 Yankees 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1953 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.0 9.0 - - -
1954 Yankees 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
8 Years 0 0 .000 3 0 n/a 0.0 15.8 7.9 - - -

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Ralph Houk Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1947 New York Yankees 50 , 32 $3,600.00 - Stats
1948 New York Yankees 32 $5,125.00 - -
1949 New York Yankees 32 $6,500.00 - -
1950 New York Yankees 32 $7,500.00 - -
1951 New York Yankees 32 $8,500.00 - -
1952 New York Yankees 32 $9,000.00 - Stats
1953 New York Yankees 32 $10,000.00 - -
1954 New York Yankees 32 $11,000.00 - -
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