Don Wert Stats

Don Wert was born on Friday, July 29, 1938, in Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Wert was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 11, 1963, 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 Don Wert baseball stats page.

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Don Wert

Don Wert Autograph on a 1966 Topps Baseball Card (#253 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1966top01' title='1966 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Don Wert Autograph on a 1966 Topps Baseball Card (#253 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Donald Ralph Wert
Nickname:
Don
Born On:
07-29-1938  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Strasburg, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Solanco High School (Quarryville, PA)
College:
Franklin & Marshall College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-09
Player Weight Chart Weight:
165
First Game:
05-11-1963 (Age 24)
Last Game:
06-08-1971
Draft:
Not Applicable
Don Wert

Don Wert 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Don Wert

Don Wert Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1963 25 Tigers 78 251 31 65 6 2 7 0 25 24 2 51 4 2 2 6 .259 .326 .382
1964 26 Tigers 148 525 63 135 18 5 9 0 55 50 5 74 6 7 6 11 .257 .325 .362
1965 27 Tigers 162 609 81 159 22 2 12 0 54 73 4 71 8 4 3 15 .261 .341 .363
1966 28 Tigers 150 559 56 150 20 2 11 1 70 64 3 69 11 6 2 20 .268 .342 .370
1967 29 Tigers 142 534 60 137 23 2 6 0 40 44 2 59 10 3 7 16 .257 .320 .341
1968 30 Tigers 150 536 44 107 15 1 12 0 37 37 7 79 11 0 5 12 .200 .258 .299
1969 31 Tigers 132 423 46 95 11 1 14 0 50 49 6 60 0 5 1 14 .225 .303 .355
1970 32 Tigers 128 363 34 79 13 0 6 0 33 44 7 56 5 3 4 13 .218 .307 .303
1971 33 Senators 20 40 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 4 1 10 1 0 1 2 .050 .156 .075
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
9 Years 1,110 3,840 417 929 129 15 77 1 366 389 37 529 56 30 31 109 .242 .314 .343
Don Wert

Don Wert Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1963 Tigers 2B 21 15 438 93 4.4 90 36 54 3 10 n/a n/a n/a .968 5.55
1963 Tigers 3B 47 45 1,170 138 2.9 132 33 99 6 6 n/a n/a n/a .957 3.05
1963 Tigers SS 8 6 195 37 4.6 36 16 20 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .973 4.98
1964 Tigers 3B 142 138 3,681 424 3.0 409 126 283 15 30 n/a n/a n/a .965 3.00
1964 Tigers SS 4 4 120 19 4.8 18 8 10 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .947 4.05
1965 Tigers 2B 1 0 18 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1965 Tigers 3B 161 161 468 506 3.1 494 163 331 12 33 n/a n/a n/a .976 28.50
1965 Tigers SS 3 1 45 6 2.0 6 0 6 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1966 Tigers 3B 150 148 3,978 392 2.6 381 128 253 11 20 n/a n/a n/a .972 2.59
1967 Tigers 3B 140 135 3,579 401 2.9 392 112 280 9 21 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.96
1967 Tigers SS 1 0 6 3 3.0 3 1 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 13.50
1968 Tigers 3B 150 147 4,020 441 2.9 426 142 284 15 22 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.86
1968 Tigers SS 2 0 12 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1969 Tigers 3B 129 122 3,276 386 3.0 373 114 259 13 20 n/a n/a n/a .966 3.07
1970 Tigers 2B 2 0 15 3 1.5 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.40
1970 Tigers 3B 117 100 2,745 299 2.6 285 94 191 14 20 n/a n/a n/a .953 2.80
1971 Senators 2B 1 0 36 3 3.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1971 Senators 3B 7 2 78 11 1.6 9 2 7 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .818 3.12
1971 Senators SS 7 5 141 20 2.9 20 5 15 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.83
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
3B Totals 1,043 998 22,995 2,998 2.9 2,901 914 1,987 97 173 n/a n/a n/a .968 3.41
SS Totals 25 16 519 87 3.5 85 32 53 2 10 n/a n/a n/a .977 4.42
2B Totals 25 15 507 100 4.0 97 40 57 3 10 n/a n/a n/a .970 5.17
9 Years 1,093 1,029 24,021 3,185 2.9 3,083 986 2,097 102 193 n/a n/a n/a .968 3.47
Don Wert

Don Wert Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1963 Tigers 3 3 .500 6 1 n/a 35.9 4.9 10.0 - - -
1964 Tigers 3 4 .429 3 0 n/a 58.3 7.1 9.5 - - -
1965 Tigers 5 6 .455 0 0 n/a 50.8 8.6 11.3 - - -
1966 Tigers 6 3 .667 0 0 n/a 50.8 8.1 8.0 - - -
1967 Tigers 1 1 .500 3 0 n/a 89.0 9.1 13.4 - - -
1968 Tigers 0 3 .000 0 2 n/a 44.7 6.8 14.5 - - -
1969 Tigers 3 1 .750 4 0 n/a 30.2 7.1 8.5 - - -
1970 Tigers 1 3 .250 16 0 n/a 60.5 6.5 11.0 - - -
1971 Senators 0 0 .000 9 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 20.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
9 Years 22 24 .478 41 3 n/a 49.9 7.3 10.5 - - -
Don Wert

Don Wert Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1963 Detroit Tigers 8 Undetermined - -
1964 Detroit Tigers 8 Undetermined - -
1965 Detroit Tigers 8 Undetermined - -
1966 Detroit Tigers 8 Undetermined - -
1967 Detroit Tigers 8 Undetermined - -
1968 Detroit Tigers 8 Undetermined Stats Stats
1969 Detroit Tigers 8 Undetermined - -
1970 Detroit Tigers 8 $29,000.00 - -
1971 Washington Senators 2 $29,000.00 - -


Donald Ralph Wert was a Major League Baseball player for the Detroit Tigers (1963-1970) and Washington Senators (1971). Don, his nickname, was an incredibly solid third baseman who started 161 games at the hot corner in 1965, a Tigers ' record that remains unbroken through today. Do you know what hall of famer held the previous mark in Detroit ? [ Answer ]

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