Cliff Melton Stats

Cliff Melton was born on Wednesday, January 3, 1912, in Brevard, North Carolina. Melton was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 25, 1937, with the New York Giants. 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 Cliff Melton baseball stats page.

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Cliff Melton

Cliff Melton Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#42)

Cliff Melton Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#42)

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Birth Name:
Clifford George Melton
Nickname:
Cliff or Mountain Music
Born On:
01-03-1912  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Brevard, North Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-28-1986 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Baltimore, Maryland
Cemetery:
Most Holy Redeemer Memorial Park, Baltimore, Maryland
High School:
Black Mountain High School (Black Mountain, NC)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
203
First Game:
04-25-1937 (Age 25)
Last Game:
09-29-1944
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Cliff Melton Pitching Stats

1937 25 Giants 46 27 14 20 9 .690 2.61 14 2 7 248.0 1,004 216 72 90 9 55 - 142 2 6 0 -
1938 26 Giants 36 31 3 14 14 .500 3.89 10 1 0 243.0 1,042 266 105 126 19 61 - 101 0 1 0 -
1939 27 Giants 41 23 13 12 15 .444 3.56 9 2 5 207.1 886 214 82 94 7 65 - 95 2 4 0 -
1940 28 Giants 37 21 6 10 11 .476 4.91 4 1 2 166.2 737 185 91 103 9 68 - 91 1 3 0 -
1941 29 Giants 42 22 10 8 11 .421 3.01 9 3 1 194.1 818 181 65 80 14 61 - 100 2 2 0 -
1942 30 Giants 23 17 2 11 5 .688 2.63 12 2 1 143.2 575 122 42 51 9 33 - 61 4 2 0 -
1943 31 Giants 34 28 6 9 13 .409 3.19 6 2 0 186.1 806 184 66 85 7 69 - 55 3 3 1 -
1944 32 Giants 13 10 0 2 2 .500 4.06 1 0 0 64.1 291 78 29 40 5 19 - 15 3 1 0 -
8 Years 272 179 54 86 80 .518 3.42 65 13 16 1,453.2 6,159 1,446 552 669 79 431 - 660 17 22 1 -

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Cliff Melton Hitting Stats

1937 25 Giants 46 82 3 10 0 0 0 0 5 1 - 21 10 - 0 3 .122 .133 .122
1938 26 Giants 36 80 7 14 2 0 0 0 6 2 - 14 13 - 0 1 .175 .195 .200
1939 27 Giants 41 66 2 12 1 0 0 0 6 1 - 10 8 - 0 1 .182 .194 .197
1940 28 Giants 37 54 6 12 1 1 0 0 3 2 - 14 6 - 0 1 .222 .250 .278
1941 29 Giants 42 61 2 7 0 0 0 0 4 2 - 16 8 - 0 1 .115 .143 .115
1942 30 Giants 23 47 5 11 0 0 0 0 5 4 - 12 2 - 0 1 .234 .294 .234
1943 31 Giants 34 54 3 8 0 1 0 0 2 8 - 14 3 - 0 2 .148 .258 .185
1944 32 Giants 13 25 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 7 1 - 0 0 .120 .120 .120
8 Years 272 469 28 77 4 2 0 0 32 20 - 108 51 - 0 10 .164 .198 .181

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Cliff Melton Fielding Stats

1937 Giants P 46 27 744 79 1.7 78 10 68 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.83
1938 Giants P 36 31 729 73 2.0 69 5 64 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .945 2.56
1939 Giants P 41 23 622 59 1.4 55 6 49 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .932 2.39
1940 Giants P 37 21 500 44 1.2 44 6 38 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.38
1941 Giants P 42 22 583 64 1.5 62 4 58 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.87
1942 Giants P 23 17 431 52 2.3 51 7 44 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .981 3.19
1943 Giants P 34 28 559 66 1.9 63 6 57 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .955 3.04
1944 Giants P 13 10 193 21 1.6 20 1 19 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.80
P Totals 272 179 4,361 458 1.7 442 45 397 16 15 n/a n/a n/a .965 2.74
8 Years 272 179 4,361 458 1.7 442 45 397 16 15 n/a n/a n/a .965 2.74

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Cliff Melton Miscellaneous Stats

1937 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 16.4 2.58 5.15 2.00
1938 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.7 13.3 1.66 3.74 2.26
1939 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.6 11.0 1.46 4.12 2.82
1940 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 18.0 1.34 4.91 3.67
1941 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 15.3 1.64 4.63 2.83
1942 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 9.4 1.85 3.82 2.07
1943 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 27.0 0.80 2.66 3.33
1944 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 25.0 0.79 2.10 2.66
8 Years 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.3 14.7 1.53 4.09 2.67

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Cliff Melton Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1937 New York Giants 16 Undetermined - Stats
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1940 New York Giants 15 Undetermined - -
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1942 New York Giants 15 Undetermined Stats -
1943 New York Giants 15 Undetermined - -
1944 New York Giants 16 Undetermined - -
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