Dave McNally Stats

Dave McNally was born on Saturday, October 31, 1942, in Billings, Montana. McNally was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 26, 1962, with the Baltimore Orioles. 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 Dave McNally baseball stats page.

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"Dave (McNally) was an unbelievable competitor. He did it with cunning and intelligence. He loved to set you up with a change, fool you with that tremendous curve and then throw the fastball by you. Plus, he was 100% gentleman. He was the kind of guy you wanted your son to be." - Hall of Famer Earl Weaver in Montana Baseball History (Skylar Browning, The History Press, Dave McNally , Page 94)

Dave McNally

Dave McNally Autograph on a 1974 Topps Baseball Card (#235 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1974top01' title='1974 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Dave McNally Autograph on a 1974 Topps Baseball Card (#235 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
David Arthur McNally
Nickname:
Dave
Born On:
10-31-1942  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Billings, Montana
Year of Death Data Died On:
12-01-2002 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Billings, Montana
Cemetery:
Yellowstone Valley Memorial Park, Billings, Montana
High School:
Central Catholic High School (Billings, MT)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
09-26-1962 (Age 19)
Last Game:
06-08-1975
Draft:
Not Applicable / Signing Bonus = $80,000

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Dave McNally Pitching Stats

1962 20 Orioles 1 1 0 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 9.0 31 2 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 -
1963 21 Orioles 29 20 1 7 8 .467 4.58 2 0 1 125.2 553 133 64 67 9 55 4 78 7 5 1 -
1964 22 Orioles 30 23 2 9 11 .450 3.67 5 3 0 159.1 669 157 65 72 15 51 1 88 3 9 0 -
1965 23 Orioles 35 29 1 11 6 .647 2.85 6 2 0 198.2 824 163 63 69 15 73 6 116 3 6 0 -
1966 24 Orioles 34 33 0 13 6 .684 3.17 5 1 0 213.0 905 212 75 91 22 64 1 158 9 4 1 -
1967 25 Orioles 24 22 2 7 7 .500 4.54 3 1 0 119.0 506 134 60 65 13 39 1 70 2 2 0 -
1968 26 Orioles 35 35 0 22 10 .688 1.95 18 5 0 273.0 1,038 175 59 67 24 55 1 202 5 10 1 -
1969 27 Orioles 41 40 0 20 7 .741 3.22 11 4 0 268.2 1,093 232 96 103 21 84 6 166 4 5 1 -
1970 28 Orioles 40 40 0 24 9 .727 3.22 16 1 0 296.0 1,218 277 106 114 29 78 3 185 8 7 0 -
1971 29 Orioles 30 30 0 21 5 .808 2.89 11 1 0 224.1 899 188 72 75 24 58 2 91 5 5 0 -
1972 30 Orioles 36 36 0 13 17 .433 2.95 12 6 0 241.0 979 220 79 85 15 68 15 120 1 2 0 -
1973 31 Orioles 38 38 0 17 17 .500 3.21 17 4 0 266.0 1,083 247 95 100 16 81 6 87 5 5 1 -
1974 32 Orioles 39 37 1 16 10 .615 3.58 13 4 1 259.0 1,073 260 103 112 19 81 6 111 4 8 5 -
1975 33 Expos 12 12 0 3 6 .333 5.24 0 0 0 77.1 358 88 45 50 8 36 4 36 3 4 1 -
14 Years 424 396 7 184 119 .607 3.24 120 33 2 2,730.0 11,229 2,488 982 1,070 230 826 56 1,512 59 72 11 -

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Dave McNally Hitting Stats

1962 20 Orioles 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1963 21 Orioles 29 38 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 18 3 0 0 0 .053 .143 .053
1964 22 Orioles 30 51 4 7 2 0 0 0 1 4 0 29 2 0 0 0 .137 .200 .176
1965 23 Orioles 35 65 1 6 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 33 3 0 0 0 .092 .119 .108
1966 24 Orioles 34 77 6 15 5 0 0 0 3 2 0 27 4 0 0 0 .195 .215 .260
1967 25 Orioles 24 38 1 6 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 11 7 0 0 0 .158 .179 .184
1968 26 Orioles 35 86 10 11 1 0 3 1 10 9 0 46 8 1 0 0 .128 .208 .244
1969 27 Orioles 41 94 4 8 2 0 1 0 5 8 0 39 8 0 0 1 .085 .157 .138
1970 28 Orioles 41 105 14 14 6 0 1 0 6 15 0 53 6 0 0 3 .133 .242 .219
1971 29 Orioles 30 74 3 12 3 0 2 0 7 3 0 35 14 0 0 0 .162 .195 .284
1972 30 Orioles 36 79 4 12 2 0 2 0 6 3 0 38 2 0 0 0 .152 .183 .253
1973 31 Orioles 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1974 32 Orioles 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1975 33 Expos 12 21 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 9 1 0 0 0 .190 .393 .190
14 Years 425 731 49 97 23 0 9 1 43 58 0 340 58 1 0 4 .133 .196 .201

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Dave McNally Fielding Stats

1962 Orioles P 1 1 27 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1963 Orioles P 29 20 377 22 0.8 22 6 16 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.58
1964 Orioles P 30 23 478 32 1.1 31 5 26 1 6 n/a n/a n/a .969 1.75
1965 Orioles P 35 29 596 46 1.3 44 6 38 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.99
1966 Orioles P 34 33 639 43 1.3 43 7 36 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.82
1967 Orioles P 24 22 357 15 0.6 14 3 11 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .933 1.06
1968 Orioles P 35 35 819 35 1.0 34 6 28 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.12
1969 Orioles P 41 40 806 35 0.9 34 6 28 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.14
1970 Orioles P 40 40 888 48 1.2 47 10 37 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .979 1.43
1971 Orioles P 30 30 673 50 1.7 49 10 39 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 1.97
1972 Orioles P 36 36 723 55 1.5 52 9 43 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .945 1.94
1973 Orioles P 38 38 798 66 1.7 64 13 51 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.17
1974 Orioles P 39 37 777 68 1.7 63 13 50 5 7 n/a n/a n/a .926 2.19
1975 Expos P 12 12 232 18 1.5 15 3 12 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 1.75
P Totals 424 396 8,190 535 1.3 514 97 417 21 37 n/a n/a n/a .961 1.69
14 Years 424 396 8,190 535 1.3 514 97 417 21 37 n/a n/a n/a .961 1.69

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Dave McNally Miscellaneous Stats

1962 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.33 4.00 3.00
1963 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.1 38.0 1.42 5.59 3.94
1964 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 51.0 1.73 4.97 2.88
1965 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 65.0 1.59 5.26 3.31
1966 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 25.7 2.47 6.68 2.70
1967 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 19.0 1.79 5.29 2.95
1968 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 28.7 1.9 8.6 3.67 6.66 1.81
1969 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 94.0 2.4 18.8 1.98 5.56 2.81
1970 Orioles 0 0 .000 1 1 n/a 105.0 2.0 17.5 2.37 5.63 2.37
1971 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 37.0 2.1 10.6 1.57 3.65 2.33
1972 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 39.5 2.1 13.2 1.76 4.48 2.54
1973 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.07 2.94 2.74
1974 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.37 3.86 2.81
1975 Expos 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 21.0 1.00 4.19 4.19
14 Years 0 0 .000 1 1 0 81.2 2.2 17.0 1.83 4.98 2.72

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Dave McNally Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1962 Baltimore Orioles 19 Undetermined - -
1963 Baltimore Orioles 19 Undetermined - -
1964 Baltimore Orioles 19 Undetermined - -
1965 Baltimore Orioles 19 Undetermined - -
1966 Baltimore Orioles 19 Undetermined - Stats
1967 Baltimore Orioles 19 Undetermined - -
1968 Baltimore Orioles 19 Undetermined - -
1969 Baltimore Orioles 19 Undetermined Stats Stats
1970 Baltimore Orioles 19 $65,000.00 Stats Stats
1971 Baltimore Orioles 19 $85,000.00 - Stats
1972 Baltimore Orioles 19 $105,000.00 Stats -
1973 Baltimore Orioles 19 $100,000.00 - -
1974 Baltimore Orioles 19 $115,000.00 - -
1975 Montreal Expos 26 , 20 $115,000.00 - -
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During Game 3 of the 1970 World Series , Dave McNally became the first and only pitcher in Major League history to hit a grand slam during a World Series game ! McNally homered during the 1969 World Series as well and is only of only two twirlers with two career home runs in a Fall Classic . What Hall of Fame pitcher hit two World Series long balls before McNally? [ Answer ]

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Dave McNally | 1971 Topps Baseball Card (#320) | Baseball Almanac Collection
Did you know that Dave McNally was the first BALTIMORE ORIOLES pitcher to win 20-or-more games in more than one season? McNally won 22 games in 1968 ( Top 25 ), 20 games in 1969 ( Top 25 ), 24 games in 1970 ( Top 25 ), and 21 games in 1971 ( Top 25 ) - four twenty-win seasons in four straight seasons!

Did you know that Mickey Mantle once said, "McNally, who has just about the best curve ball in the league , will throw that curve any time, no matter what the situation."

Dave McNally had his 1974 contract automatically renewed by the Orioles, who used the reserve clause rule. On October 7, 1975 the Major League Baseball Players Association filed a grievance on his behalf, as well as Andy Messersmith . On December 23, 1975, arbitrator Peter Seitz ruled in favor of McNally, nullified the reserve clause, and players now become free agents after playing a year with their team without a contract.

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