Clem Labine Stats

Clem Labine was born on Friday, August 6, 1926, in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Labine was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 18, 1950, with the Brooklyn Dodgers. 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 Clem Labine baseball stats page.

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"Clem Labine was one of the main reasons the Dodgers won it all in 1955. He had the heart of a lion and the intelligence of a wily fox." - Hall of Fame Broadcaster Vin Scully in the Los Angeles Times (Steve Henson, 03/03/2007)

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Clem Labine Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#14 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Clem Labine Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#14 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Clement Walter Labine
Nickname:
Clem
Born On:
08-06-1926  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-02-2007 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Vero Beach, Florida
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Woonsocket High School (Woonsocket, RI)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
04-18-1950 (Age 23)
Last Game:
04-24-1962
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Clem Labine Pitching Stats

1950 24 Dodgers 1 0 1 0 0 .000 4.50 0 0 0 2.0 8 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -
1951 25 Dodgers 14 6 3 5 1 .833 2.20 5 2 0 65.1 258 52 16 17 4 20 1 39 0 0 0 -
1952 26 Dodgers 25 9 8 8 4 .667 5.14 0 0 0 77.0 343 76 44 44 3 47 2 43 4 1 0 -
1953 27 Dodgers 37 7 21 11 6 .647 2.77 0 0 7 110.1 444 92 34 39 9 30 2 44 3 0 0 -
1954 28 Dodgers 47 2 19 7 6 .538 4.15 0 0 5 108.1 480 101 50 60 7 56 8 43 4 1 0 -
1955 29 Dodgers 60 8 32 13 5 .722 3.24 1 0 11 144.1 592 121 52 61 12 55 4 67 5 0 0 -
1956 30 Dodgers 62 3 47 10 6 .625 3.35 1 0 19 115.2 492 111 43 48 11 39 8 75 5 3 0 -
1957 31 Dodgers 58 0 37 5 7 .417 3.44 0 0 17 104.2 444 104 40 50 8 27 6 67 0 1 0 -
1958 32 Dodgers 52 2 35 6 6 .500 4.15 0 0 14 104.0 440 112 48 55 8 33 8 43 3 1 0 -
1959 33 Dodgers 56 0 33 5 10 .333 3.93 0 0 9 84.2 358 91 37 39 11 25 10 37 0 1 0 -
1960 34 Dodgers 13 0 6 0 1 .000 5.82 0 0 1 17.0 81 26 11 12 1 8 3 15 0 0 0 -
1960 34 Tigers 14 0 10 0 3 .000 5.12 0 0 2 19.1 90 19 11 12 2 12 4 6 1 0 0 -
1960 34 Pirates 15 0 5 3 0 1.000 1.48 0 0 3 30.1 129 29 5 5 0 11 3 21 0 1 0 -
1961 35 Pirates 56 1 28 4 1 .800 3.69 0 0 8 92.2 399 102 38 43 4 31 8 49 2 2 0 -
1962 36 Mets 3 0 3 0 0 .000 11.25 0 0 0 4.0 19 5 5 6 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 -
13 Years 513 38 288 77 56 .579 3.63 7 2 96 1,079.2 4,577 1,043 435 492 81 396 67 551 27 11 0 -

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Clem Labine Hitting Stats

1950 24 Dodgers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1951 25 Dodgers 14 21 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 5 0 0 0 2 .143 .182 .143
1952 26 Dodgers 26 22 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 0 0 0 .045 .045 .091
1953 27 Dodgers 37 28 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 18 3 0 0 0 .071 .161 .107
1954 28 Dodgers 47 30 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 15 0 0 0 1 .033 .147 .033
1955 29 Dodgers 60 31 4 3 0 0 3 0 5 3 0 18 3 0 0 0 .097 .176 .387
1956 30 Dodgers 62 23 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 14 0 0 1 1 .087 .160 .087
1957 31 Dodgers 58 20 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 .100 .100 .100
1958 32 Dodgers 52 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 12 1 0 0 0 .056 .150 .056
1959 33 Dodgers 56 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1960 34 Dodgers 13 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000
1960 34 Tigers 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1960 34 Pirates 15 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1961 35 Pirates 56 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 1 .100 .182 .100
1962 36 Mets 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
13 Years 514 227 12 17 3 0 3 0 11 15 0 121 13 0 1 5 .075 .136 .128

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Clem Labine Fielding Stats

1950 Dodgers P 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1951 Dodgers P 14 6 196 13 0.9 12 6 6 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .923 1.65
1952 Dodgers P 25 9 231 26 1.0 25 8 17 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.92
1953 Dodgers P 37 7 331 27 0.7 27 8 19 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.20
1954 Dodgers P 47 2 325 34 0.7 31 7 24 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .912 2.58
1955 Dodgers P 60 8 433 52 0.9 51 21 30 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .981 3.18
1956 Dodgers P 62 3 347 33 0.5 31 13 18 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .939 2.41
1957 Dodgers P 58 0 314 35 0.6 34 6 28 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.92
1958 Dodgers P 52 2 312 26 0.5 24 3 21 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .923 2.08
1959 Dodgers P 56 0 254 27 0.5 27 9 18 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.87
1960 Dodgers P 13 0 51 4 0.3 3 0 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 1.59
1960 Tigers P 14 0 58 6 0.4 6 3 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.79
1960 Pirates P 15 0 91 8 0.5 7 1 6 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .875 2.08
1961 Pirates P 56 1 278 25 0.4 24 12 12 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.33
1962 Mets P 3 0 12 2 0.7 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
P Totals 513 38 3,239 318 0.6 304 97 207 14 15 n/a n/a n/a .956 2.53
13 Years 513 38 3,239 318 0.6 304 97 207 14 15 n/a n/a n/a .956 2.53

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Clem Labine Miscellaneous Stats

1950 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 4.50
1951 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.2 7.0 1.95 5.37 2.76
1952 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 2.4 0.0 0.91 5.03 5.49
1953 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.47 3.59 2.45
1954 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.77 3.57 4.65
1955 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 10.3 1.7 6.2 1.22 4.18 3.43
1956 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.6 23.0 1.92 5.84 3.03
1957 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 20.0 2.48 5.76 2.32
1958 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.30 3.72 2.86
1959 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 0.0 1.48 3.93 2.66
1960 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.88 7.94 4.24
1960 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.50 2.79 5.59
1960 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 4.0 1.91 6.23 3.26
1961 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.58 4.76 3.01
1962 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.00 4.50 2.25
13 Years 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 75.7 1.9 20.6 1.39 4.59 3.30

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Clem Labine Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1950 Brooklyn Dodgers 41 $4,500.00 - -
1951 Brooklyn Dodgers 41 $5,000.00 - -
1952 Brooklyn Dodgers 41 $8,000.00 - -
1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 41 $9,000.00 - Stats
1954 Brooklyn Dodgers 41 $13,500.00 - -
1955 Brooklyn Dodgers 41 $13,000.00 - Stats
1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 41 $21,000.00 Stats Stats
1957 Brooklyn Dodgers 41 $25,000.00 Stats -
1958 Los Angeles Dodgers 41 $25,000.00 - -
1959 Los Angeles Dodgers 41 $25,000.00 - Stats
1960 Los Angeles Dodgers 41 $28,000.00 - Stats
1960 Detroit Tigers 23 "     " - Stats
1960 Pittsburgh Pirates 29 "     " - Stats
1961 Pittsburgh Pirates 29 $28,000.00 - -
1962 New York Mets 41 $20,000.00 - -
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Did you know that Clem Labine (1955) was the second player in Major League history who had three hits in a season of which all were home runs, a major league record? The other players in this unique record setting "club" are Ed Sanicki (1949), Keith McDonald (2000) & Jorge Sosa (2006).

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Clem Labine | Sports Illustrated (June 3, 1957) Baseball Almanac Collection
On September 2, 1957 , Clem Labine stepped onto the mound in the fifth inning in relief of Danny McDevitt in Ebbets Field and became the last Brooklyn Dodger to ever wear uniform #41 . On April 17, 1958 , Clem Labine stepped onto the mound in the eighth inning in relief of Don Bessent in Seals Stadium and became the first Los Angeles Dodger to ever wear uniform #41 .

On July 9, 1957 , Clem Labine stepped onto the mound in relief of Larry Jackson in Sportsman's Park in the 1957 All-Star Game and became the last Brooklyn Dodger pitcher to play in an All-Star Game .

Stan Musial said, "Clem Labine was one of the best relief pitchers for several years because he had a wicked curve and a terrific sinker." How wicked? Wayne Terwilliger said, "Clem Labine had the best curveball I ever saw." According to Hall of Fame umpire Jocko Conlan , "the sinker broke down to right-handed batter, maybe even in a little, the curve broke down and away." Labine used them both to save ninety-six games and had, for a brief period, the unofficial (saves became an official statistics in 1969) National League record for most games saved in the NL - passing the 60-career saves recorded by in the senior circuit by Al Brazle . [Quotes from: The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers , Page 273]
Clem Labine Obituary
Clem Labine Obituary | The Daily Intelligencer | March 3, 2007 | Page 5B

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