Dick Howser Stats

Dick Howser was born on Thursday, May 14, 1936, in Miami, Florida. Howser was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 11, 1961, with the Kansas City Athletics. 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 Howser baseball stats page.

"Dick Howser was a winner," said the Reverand Jim Wells, pastor of Oakwood Baptist Church in Kansas City, Missouri. "And contrary to what the world says today, good guys do finish in first place." - New York Times (AP Wire, 06/21/1987)
Dick Howser

Dick Howser Autograph on a 1985 Topps Baseball Card (#334 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1985top06' title='1985 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Dick Howser Autograph on a 1985 Topps Baseball Card (#334 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Richard Dalton Howser
Nickname:
Dick
Born On:
05-14-1936  (Taurus)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Miami, Florida
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-17-1987 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Kansas City, Missouri
Cemetery:
Tallahassee Memory Gardens, Tallahassee, Florida
High School:
Palm Beach High School (West Palm Beach, FL)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-08
Player Weight Chart Weight:
155
First Game:
04-11-1961 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-27-1968
Draft:
Not Applicable
Dick Howser

Dick Howser 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
Dick Howser

Dick Howser Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1961 25 Athletics 158 611 108 171 29 6 3 0 45 92 0 38 8 3 5 8 .280 .377 .362
1962 26 Athletics 83 286 53 68 8 3 6 0 34 38 0 8 9 3 1 5 .238 .326 .350
1963 27 Athletics 15 41 4 8 0 0 0 0 1 7 1 3 1 0 0 0 .195 .313 .195
1963 27 Indians 49 162 25 40 5 0 1 0 10 22 0 18 4 2 0 5 .247 .333 .296
1964 28 Indians 162 637 101 163 23 4 3 0 52 76 1 39 16 4 2 12 .256 .335 .319
1965 29 Indians 107 307 47 72 8 2 1 0 6 57 0 25 10 2 1 5 .235 .354 .283
1966 30 Indians 67 140 18 32 9 1 2 0 4 15 0 23 4 2 0 4 .229 .299 .350
1967 31 Yankees 63 149 18 40 6 0 0 0 10 25 0 15 3 0 2 0 .268 .381 .309
1968 32 Yankees 85 150 24 23 2 1 0 0 3 35 0 17 3 0 2 4 .153 .321 .180
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
8 Years 789 2,483 398 617 90 17 16 0 165 367 2 186 58 16 13 43 .248 .346 .318
Dick Howser

Dick Howser Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1961 Athletics SS 157 156 453 764 4.9 726 299 427 38 85 n/a n/a n/a .950 43.27
1962 Athletics SS 72 72 1,890 342 4.8 329 138 191 13 37 n/a n/a n/a .962 4.70
1963 Athletics SS 10 10 267 46 4.6 44 21 23 2 6 n/a n/a n/a .957 4.45
1963 Indians SS 44 42 1,083 179 4.1 170 80 90 9 15 n/a n/a n/a .950 4.24
1964 Indians SS 162 161 477 774 4.8 754 291 463 20 100 n/a n/a n/a .974 42.68
1965 Indians 2B 17 12 342 63 3.7 63 25 38 0 8 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.97
1965 Indians SS 73 69 1,833 299 4.1 292 119 173 7 33 n/a n/a n/a .977 4.30
1966 Indians 2B 26 20 528 71 2.7 70 29 41 1 8 n/a n/a n/a .986 3.58
1966 Indians SS 26 17 525 82 3.2 78 24 54 4 8 n/a n/a n/a .951 4.01
1967 Yankees 2B 22 21 567 102 4.6 101 55 46 1 15 n/a n/a n/a .990 4.81
1967 Yankees 3B 12 11 300 33 2.8 31 7 24 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .939 2.79
1967 Yankees SS 3 2 63 8 2.7 8 2 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.43
1968 Yankees 2B 29 27 756 164 5.7 161 58 103 3 19 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.75
1968 Yankees 3B 2 2 54 4 2.0 4 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1968 Yankees SS 1 0 6 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
SS Totals 548 529 6,597 2,496 4.6 2,403 975 1,428 93 284 n/a n/a n/a .963 9.83
2B Totals 94 80 2,193 400 4.3 395 167 228 5 50 n/a n/a n/a .988 4.86
3B Totals 14 13 354 37 2.6 35 9 26 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .946 2.67
8 Years 656 622 9,144 2,933 4.5 2,833 1,151 1,682 100 337 n/a n/a n/a .966 8.37
Dick Howser

Dick Howser Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1961 Athletics 37 9 .804 2 0 n/a 203.7 16.1 13.6 - - -
1962 Athletics 19 2 .905 0 11 n/a 47.7 35.8 8.4 - - -
1963 Athletics 0 0 .000 4 1 n/a 0.0 13.7 41.0 - - -
1963 Indians 9 3 .750 5 1 n/a 162.0 9.0 16.2 - - -
1964 Indians 20 7 .741 0 0 n/a 212.3 16.3 12.3 - - -
1965 Indians 17 4 .810 17 5 n/a 307.0 12.3 51.2 - - -
1966 Indians 2 4 .333 7 15 n/a 70.0 6.1 35.0 - - -
1967 Yankees 1 4 .200 21 6 n/a 0.0 9.9 14.9 - - -
1968 Yankees 0 1 .000 53 2 n/a 0.0 8.8 50.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
8 Years 105 34 .755 109 41 n/a 155.2 13.3 15.0 - - -
Dick Howser

Dick Howser Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1961 Kansas City Athletics 1 Undetermined Stats -
1962 Kansas City Athletics 1 Undetermined - -
1963 Kansas City Athletics 1 Undetermined - -
1963 Cleveland Indians 18 Undetermined - -
1964 Cleveland Indians 18 Undetermined - -
1965 Cleveland Indians 18 Undetermined - -
1966 Cleveland Indians 18 $16,500.00 - -
1967 New York Yankees 10 $16,500.00 - -
1968 New York Yankees 10 Undetermined - -


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