Max Surkont Stats

Max Surkont was born on Friday, June 16, 1922, in Central Falls, Rhode Island. Surkont was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 19, 1949, with the Chicago White Sox. 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 Max Surkont baseball stats page.

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Max Surkont

Max Surkont Autograph on a 1955 Bowman Baseball Card (#83 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1955bow01' title='1955 Bowman Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Max Surkont Autograph on a 1955 Bowman Baseball Card (#83 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Matthew Constantine Surkont
Nickname:
Max
Born On:
06-16-1922  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Central Falls, Rhode Island
Year of Death Data Died On:
10-08-1986 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Largo, Florida
Cemetery:
Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
205
First Game:
04-19-1949 (Age 26)
Last Game:
05-01-1957
Draft:
Not Applicable

Max Surkont

Max Surkont Pitching Stats

1949 27 White Sox 44 2 23 3 5 .375 4.78 0 0 4 96.0 435 92 51 61 9 60 - 38 3 3 0 -
1950 28 Braves 9 6 3 5 2 .714 3.23 2 0 0 55.2 246 63 20 29 5 20 - 21 0 2 0 -
1951 29 Braves 37 33 3 12 16 .429 3.99 11 2 1 237.0 1,022 230 105 119 21 89 - 110 5 7 0 -
1952 30 Braves 31 29 1 12 13 .480 3.77 12 3 0 215.0 914 201 90 95 19 76 - 125 7 3 0 -
1953 31 Braves 28 24 2 11 5 .688 4.18 11 2 0 170.0 732 168 79 82 22 64 - 83 2 0 2 -
1954 32 Pirates 33 29 2 9 18 .333 4.41 11 0 0 208.1 916 216 102 124 25 78 0 78 4 4 0 -
1955 33 Pirates 35 22 7 7 14 .333 5.57 5 0 2 166.1 745 194 103 109 23 78 4 84 6 3 0 -
1956 34 Pirates 1 0 0 0 0 .000 4.50 0 0 0 2.0 11 2 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 -
1956 34 Cardinals 5 0 2 0 0 .000 9.53 0 0 0 5.2 27 10 6 6 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 -
1956 34 Giants 8 4 2 2 2 .500 4.78 1 0 1 32.0 129 24 17 17 5 9 1 18 1 0 0 -
1957 35 Giants 5 0 1 0 1 .000 9.95 0 0 0 6.1 30 9 7 7 2 2 0 8 0 0 0 -
9 Years 236 149 46 61 76 .445 4.38 53 7 8 1,194.1 5,207 1,209 581 650 134 481 5 571 28 22 2 -

Max Surkont

Max Surkont Hitting Stats

1949 27 White Sox 44 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 - 12 0 - 0 0 .045 .192 .045
1950 28 Braves 9 23 4 10 2 0 1 0 5 1 - 3 0 - 0 0 .435 .458 .652
1951 29 Braves 37 73 2 11 1 0 0 0 4 7 - 17 8 - 0 4 .151 .225 .164
1952 30 Braves 31 63 2 7 3 0 0 0 3 3 - 16 7 - 0 1 .111 .152 .159
1953 31 Braves 28 56 10 16 5 1 0 0 6 5 - 7 5 - 0 1 .286 .344 .411
1954 32 Pirates 33 60 3 10 1 0 0 0 5 6 - 19 9 1 0 2 .167 .239 .183
1955 33 Pirates 35 50 5 7 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 13 4 0 1 0 .140 .218 .160
1956 34 Pirates 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1956 34 Cardinals 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1956 34 Giants 8 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 .111 .200 .111
1957 35 Giants 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
9 Years 236 357 28 63 13 1 1 0 28 31 0 90 35 1 1 8 .176 .244 .227

Max Surkont

Max Surkont Fielding Stats

1949 White Sox P 44 2 288 17 0.4 17 4 13 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
1950 Braves P 9 6 167 10 1.1 10 1 9 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.62
1951 Braves P 37 33 711 44 1.2 42 11 31 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .955 1.59
1952 Braves P 31 29 645 52 1.7 47 9 38 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .904 1.97
1953 Braves P 28 24 510 45 1.6 43 11 32 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .956 2.28
1954 Pirates P 33 29 625 49 1.5 48 8 40 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.07
1955 Pirates P 35 22 499 31 0.9 29 8 21 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .935 1.57
1956 Pirates P 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1956 Cardinals P 5 0 17 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1956 Giants P 8 4 96 4 0.5 4 0 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1957 Giants P 5 0 19 1 0.2 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.42
P Totals 236 149 3,583 254 1.1 242 52 190 12 9 n/a n/a n/a .953 1.82
9 Years 236 149 3,583 254 1.1 242 52 190 12 9 n/a n/a n/a .953 1.82

Max Surkont

Max Surkont Miscellaneous Stats

1949 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 11.0 0.63 3.56 5.63
1950 Braves 0 - - 0 0 n/a 23.0 7.7 4.6 1.05 3.40 3.23
1951 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.3 18.3 1.24 4.18 3.38
1952 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 21.0 1.64 5.23 3.18
1953 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.0 9.3 1.30 4.39 3.39
1954 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.2 12.0 1.00 3.37 3.37
1955 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 25.0 1.08 4.55 4.22
1956 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.33 4.50 13.50
1956 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.50 7.94 3.18
1956 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 9.0 2.00 5.06 2.53
1957 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.00 11.37 2.84
9 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 357.0 4.0 12.8 1.19 4.30 3.62

Max Surkont

Max Surkont Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1949 Chicago White Sox 16 Undetermined - -
1950 Boston Braves 36 Undetermined - -
1951 Boston Braves 36 Undetermined - -
1952 Boston Braves 36 Undetermined - -
1953 Milwaukee Braves 36 Undetermined - -
1954 Pittsburgh Pirates 35 Undetermined - -
1955 Pittsburgh Pirates 35 Undetermined - -
1956 Pittsburgh Pirates 35 Undetermined - -
1956 St. Louis Cardinals 25 Undetermined - -
1956 New York Giants 36 Undetermined - -
1957 New York Giants 36 Undetermined - -
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Before Tom Seaver struck out ten consecutive batters on April 22, 1970 , the National League record for consecutive strikeouts in a game was eight and Max Surkont tied the mark on May 25, 1953, a moment frozen in time by poet Thomas Michael McDade below:

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Last-Modified: March 10, 2020 1:38 PM EST

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