Boots Poffenberger Stats

Boots Poffenberger was born on Thursday, July 1, 1915, in Williamsport, Maryland. Poffenberger was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 11, 1937, with the Detroit Tigers. 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 Boots Poffenberger baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Cletus Elwood Poffenberger
Nickname:
Boots
Born On:
07-01-1915  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Williamsport, Maryland
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-01-1999 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Williamsport, Maryland
Cemetery:
Riverview Cemetery, Williamsport, Maryland
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
178
First Game:
06-11-1937 (Age 21)
Last Game:
05-21-1939
Draft:
Not Applicable
Boots Poffenberger

Boots Poffenberger 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
1937 22 Tigers 29 16 10 10 5 .667 4.65 5 0 3 137.1 625 147 71 83 8 79 - 35 2 4 0 -
1938 23 Tigers 25 15 6 6 7 .462 4.82 8 1 1 125.0 569 147 67 74 8 66 - 28 2 2 0 -
1939 24 Dodgers 3 1 1 0 0 .000 5.40 0 0 0 5.0 26 7 3 3 1 4 - 2 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
3 Years 57 32 17 16 12 .571 4.75 13 1 4 267.1 1,220 301 141 160 17 149 - 65 4 6 0 -
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Boots Poffenberger Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1937 22 Tigers 29 51 5 11 3 0 0 0 3 0 - 8 2 - 0 - .216 .216 .275
1938 23 Tigers 25 44 0 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 - 9 1 - 0 - .182 .217 .182
1939 24 Dodgers 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
3 Years 57 96 5 19 3 0 0 0 5 2 - 18 3 - 0 0 .198 .214 .229
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Boots Poffenberger Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1937 Tigers P 29 16 412 41 1.4 40 8 32 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.62
1938 Tigers P 25 15 375 23 0.9 22 5 17 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.58
1939 Dodgers P 3 1 15 2 0.7 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 57 32 802 66 1.2 64 13 51 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.15
3 Years 57 32 802 66 1.2 64 13 51 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.15
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Boots Poffenberger Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1937 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.4 17.0 0.44 2.29 5.18
1938 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.9 22.0 0.42 2.02 4.75
1939 Dodgers 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.50 3.60 7.20
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
3 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.3 19.2 0.44 2.19 5.02
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Boots Poffenberger Miscellaneous Items of Interest

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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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