Dick Starr Stats

Dick Starr was born on Wednesday, March 2, 1921, in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. Starr was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 5, 1947, with the New York Yankees. 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 Starr baseball stats page.

"Starr enlisted in the Army on October 19, 1942. Stateside, he was assigned to camps in Alabama, California, and Arizona, and he later served in Hawaii, Guadalcanal, Palau Island, New Caledonia, the Philippines, and Japan. Starr earned three Bronze Stars in addition to the Good Conduct Medal and numerous campaign ribbons. He attained the rank of Sergeant and was discharged on December 11, 1945. After three years away from professional baseball, Starr returned to the Yankees Yankees called him to the majors. Starr made his debut on September 5, 1947 , against the Washington Senators at Griffith Stadium. He entered the game in the bottom of the eighth inning with the Yankees trailing, 2–0. He pitched one inning, gave up two hits and a walk, and allowed one earned run." - Baseball Historian James Lincoln Ray (SABR Baseball Biography, Dick Starr , Source )
Dick Starr

Dick Starr Autograph on a 1951 Bowman Reprint Baseball Card (#137)
Dick Starr Autograph on a 1951 Bowman Reprint Baseball Card (#137)

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Birth Name:
Richard Eugene Starr
Nickname:
Dick
Born On:
03-02-1921  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-18-2017 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Cemetery:
Lawn Haven Burial Estates, Worthington, Pennsylvania
High School:
Kittanning High School (Kittanning, PA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
09-05-1947 (Age 26)
Last Game:
09-29-1951
Draft:
Not Applicable
Dick Starr

Dick Starr 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
1947 26 Yankees 4 1 2 1 0 1.000 1.46 1 0 0 12.1 57 12 2 4 1 8 0 1 0 0 0 -
1948 27 Yankees 1 0 1 0 0 .000 4.50 0 0 0 2.0 8 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 -
1949 28 Browns 30 8 12 1 7 .125 4.32 1 1 0 83.1 380 96 40 46 6 48 0 44 1 1 0 -
1950 29 Browns 32 16 7 7 5 .583 5.02 4 1 2 123.2 576 140 69 83 11 74 3 30 5 7 0 -
1951 30 Browns 15 9 1 2 5 .286 7.40 0 0 0 62.0 286 66 51 55 10 42 1 26 1 2 1 -
1951 30 Senators 11 11 0 1 7 .125 5.58 1 0 0 61.1 275 76 38 41 12 24 0 17 0 0 3 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
5 Years 93 45 23 12 24 .333 5.25 7 2 2 344.2 1,582 390 201 230 40 198 4 120 7 10 5 -
Dick Starr

Dick Starr Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1947 26 Yankees 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667
1948 27 Yankees 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1949 28 Browns 30 23 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 .087 .222 .087
1950 29 Browns 33 36 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 16 4 0 0 0 .139 .162 .139
1951 30 Browns 15 18 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 1 .222 .263 .333
1951 30 Senators 11 17 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 .176 .333 .235
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
5 Years 94 97 11 15 4 0 0 0 2 10 0 36 6 0 0 2 .155 .234 .196
Dick Starr

Dick Starr Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1947 Yankees P 4 1 37 3 0.8 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.19
1948 Yankees P 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1949 Browns P 30 8 250 12 0.4 12 3 9 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.30
1950 Browns P 32 16 371 26 0.8 23 2 21 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .885 1.67
1951 Browns P 15 9 186 11 0.7 11 4 7 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.60
1951 Senators P 11 11 184 7 0.6 7 3 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.03
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 93 45 1,034 59 0.6 56 13 43 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .949 1.46
5 Years 93 45 1,034 59 0.6 56 13 43 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .949 1.46
Dick Starr

Dick Starr Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1947 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.13 0.73 5.84
1948 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 9.00 9.00
1949 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.3 0.0 0.92 4.75 5.18
1950 Browns 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 2.3 36.0 0.41 2.18 5.39
1951 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 0.0 0.62 3.77 6.10
1951 Senators 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 17.0 0.71 2.49 3.52
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
5 Years 0 1 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 2.7 48.5 0.61 3.13 5.17
Dick Starr

Dick Starr Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1947 New York Yankees 30 Undetermined - -
1948 New York Yankees 19 , 36 Undetermined - -
1949 St. Louis Browns 28 Undetermined - -
1950 St. Louis Browns 28 Undetermined - -
1951 St. Louis Browns 28 Undetermined - -
1951 Washington Senators 27 , 31 Undetermined - -


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

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