Vic Wertz Stats

Vic Wertz was born on Monday, February 9, 1925, in York, Pennsylvania. Wertz was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1947, 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 Vic Wertz baseball stats page.

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Vic Wertz

Vic Wertz Autograph on a 1978 TCMA (#0227)
Vic Wertz Autograph on a 1978 TCMA (#0227)

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Birth Name:
Victor Woodrow Wertz
Nickname:
Vic
Born On:
02-09-1925  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
York, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-07-1983 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Detroit, Michigan
Cemetery:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Michigan
High School:
Reading High School (Reading, PA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
186
First Game:
04-15-1947 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-19-1963
Draft:
Not Applicable
Vic Wertz

Vic Wertz 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
Vic Wertz

Vic Wertz Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1947 22 Tigers 102 333 60 96 22 4 6 0 44 47 - 66 2 - 0 11 .288 .376 .432
1948 23 Tigers 119 391 49 97 19 9 7 0 67 48 - 70 6 - 3 5 .248 .335 .396
1949 24 Tigers 155 608 96 185 26 6 20 2 133 80 - 61 7 - 0 19 .304 .385 .465
1950 25 Tigers 149 559 99 172 37 4 27 0 123 91 - 55 3 - 4 13 .308 .408 .533
1951 26 Tigers 138 501 86 143 24 4 27 0 94 78 - 61 1 - 1 13 .285 .383 .511
1952 27 Tigers 85 285 46 70 15 3 17 0 51 46 - 44 0 - 1 6 .246 .352 .498
1952 27 Browns 37 130 22 45 5 0 6 0 19 23 - 20 1 - 0 2 .346 .444 .523
1953 28 Browns 128 440 61 118 18 6 19 1 70 72 - 44 2 - 4 13 .268 .376 .466
1954 29 Orioles 29 94 5 19 1 0 1 0 13 11 - 17 0 1 0 1 .202 .283 .245
1954 29 Indians 94 295 33 81 14 2 14 0 48 34 - 40 1 5 0 4 .275 .344 .478
1955 30 Indians 74 257 30 65 11 2 14 1 55 32 3 33 0 5 1 6 .253 .332 .475
1956 31 Indians 136 481 65 127 22 0 32 0 106 75 10 87 0 7 5 8 .264 .364 .509
1957 32 Indians 144 515 84 145 21 0 28 1 105 78 6 88 0 11 2 9 .282 .371 .485
1958 33 Indians 25 43 5 12 1 0 3 0 12 5 0 7 0 0 0 2 .279 .354 .512
1959 34 Red Sox 94 247 38 68 13 0 7 1 49 22 5 32 0 2 2 5 .275 .337 .413
1960 35 Red Sox 131 443 45 125 22 0 19 3 103 37 4 54 1 5 1 13 .282 .335 .460
1961 36 Red Sox 99 317 33 83 16 2 11 1 60 38 3 43 0 6 2 11 .262 .339 .429
1961 36 Tigers 8 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167
1962 37 Tigers 74 105 7 34 2 0 5 0 18 5 0 13 0 1 1 1 .324 .357 .486
1963 38 Tigers 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1963 38 Twins 35 44 3 6 0 0 3 0 7 6 2 5 0 0 0 1 .136 .240 .341
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
17 Years 1,862 6,099 867 1,692 289 42 266 10 1,178 828 33 842 24 43 27 143 .277 .364 .469
Vic Wertz

Vic Wertz Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1947 Tigers CF 2 2 48 4 2.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1947 Tigers LF 39 37 906 282 7.2 280 278 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .993 8.34
1947 Tigers RF 42 40 1,077 286 6.8 282 278 4 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .986 7.07
1948 Tigers CF 1 1 24 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1948 Tigers LF 64 62 1,617 1,152 18.0 1,144 1,136 8 8 3 n/a n/a n/a .993 19.10
1948 Tigers RF 36 34 888 164 4.6 162 160 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .988 4.93
1949 Tigers RF 155 155 450 322 2.1 316 302 14 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .981 18.96
1950 Tigers RF 145 145 423 301 2.1 291 286 5 10 3 n/a n/a n/a .967 18.57
1951 Tigers RF 131 129 351 264 2.0 261 254 7 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .989 20.08
1952 Tigers RF 79 77 1,965 144 1.8 142 134 8 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .986 1.95
1952 Browns RF 36 36 900 67 1.9 64 64 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .955 1.92
1953 Browns RF 119 117 3,153 265 2.2 258 243 15 7 4 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.21
1954 Indians LF 2 2 48 4 2.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1954 Orioles RF 27 27 681 53 2.0 51 46 5 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.02
1954 Indians RF 3 2 60 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1954 Indians 1B 83 79 1,785 616 7.4 609 557 52 7 57 n/a n/a n/a .989 9.21
1955 Indians 1B 63 61 1,425 490 7.8 482 449 33 8 49 n/a n/a n/a .984 9.13
1955 Indians LF 1 1 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1955 Indians RF 8 6 177 18 2.3 18 16 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.75
1956 Indians 1B 133 133 264 1,057 7.9 1,048 971 77 9 99 n/a n/a n/a .991 107.18
1957 Indians 1B 139 138 267 1,122 8.1 1,108 1,025 83 14 122 n/a n/a n/a .988 112.04
1958 Indians 1B 8 7 162 50 6.3 49 44 5 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .980 8.17
1959 Red Sox 1B 64 56 1,368 482 7.5 478 440 38 4 44 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.43
1960 Red Sox 1B 117 110 2,697 931 8.0 919 841 78 12 89 n/a n/a n/a .987 9.20
1961 Red Sox 1B 86 82 1,968 738 8.6 731 664 67 7 65 n/a n/a n/a .991 10.03
1962 Tigers 1B 16 14 336 85 5.3 84 75 9 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .988 6.75
1963 Twins 1B 6 5 135 37 6.2 37 32 5 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.40
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
RF Totals 781 768 10,125 1,889 2.4 1,850 1,788 62 39 17 n/a n/a n/a .979 4.93
1B Totals 715 685 10,407 5,608 7.8 5,545 5,098 447 63 537 n/a n/a n/a .989 14.39
LF Totals 106 102 2,580 1,438 13.6 1,428 1,418 10 10 3 n/a n/a n/a .993 14.94
CF Totals 3 3 72 5 1.7 5 4 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.88
17 Years 1,605 1,558 23,184 8,940 5.6 8,828 8,308 520 112 557 n/a n/a n/a .987 10.28
Vic Wertz

Vic Wertz Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1947 Tigers 2 0 1.000 20 0 n/a 55.5 5.0 7.6 - - -
1948 Tigers 0 0 .000 22 0 n/a 55.9 5.6 5.8 - - -
1949 Tigers 2 3 .400 0 0 n/a 30.4 10.0 4.6 - - -
1950 Tigers 0 1 .000 4 0 n/a 20.7 10.2 4.5 - - -
1951 Tigers 0 3 .000 9 0 n/a 18.6 8.2 5.3 - - -
1952 Tigers 1 0 1.000 8 0 n/a 16.8 6.5 5.6 - - -
1952 Browns 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 21.7 6.5 6.8 - - -
1953 Browns 1 4 .200 9 1 n/a 23.2 10.0 6.3 - - -
1954 Orioles 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 94.0 5.5 7.2 - - -
1954 Indians 0 2 .000 7 0 n/a 21.1 7.4 6.1 - - -
1955 Indians 1 1 .500 6 0 n/a 18.4 7.8 4.7 - - -
1956 Indians 0 0 .000 3 0 n/a 15.0 5.5 4.5 - - -
1957 Indians 2 3 .400 6 0 n/a 18.4 5.9 4.9 - - -
1958 Indians 0 0 .000 18 0 n/a 14.3 6.1 3.6 - - -
1959 Red Sox 0 0 .000 36 1 n/a 35.3 7.7 5.0 - - -
1960 Red Sox 0 2 .000 20 0 n/a 23.3 8.2 4.3 - - -
1961 Red Sox 0 0 .000 17 0 n/a 28.8 7.4 5.3 - - -
1961 Tigers 0 0 .000 8 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 6.0 - - -
1962 Tigers 0 0 .000 59 0 n/a 21.0 8.1 5.8 - - -
1963 Tigers 0 0 .000 6 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 - - -
1963 Twins 0 0 .000 29 0 n/a 14.7 8.8 6.3 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
17 Years 9 19 .321 290 2 n/a 22.9 7.2 5.2 - - -
Vic Wertz

Vic Wertz Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1947 Detroit Tigers 20 Undetermined - -
1948 Detroit Tigers 20 Undetermined - -
1949 Detroit Tigers 20 Undetermined Stats -
1950 Detroit Tigers 20 Undetermined - -
1951 Detroit Tigers 5 Undetermined Stats -
1952 Detroit Tigers 20 Undetermined Stats -
1952 St. Louis Browns 20 Undetermined Stats -
1953 St. Louis Browns 20 Undetermined - -
1954 Baltimore Orioles 20 Undetermined - -
1954 Cleveland Indians 23 Undetermined - Stats
1955 Cleveland Indians 23 Undetermined - -
1956 Cleveland Indians 23 Undetermined - -
1957 Cleveland Indians 23 Undetermined Stats -
1958 Cleveland Indians 23 Undetermined - -
1959 Boston Red Sox 6 Undetermined - -
1960 Boston Red Sox 6 Undetermined - -
1961 Boston Red Sox 6 Undetermined - -
1961 Detroit Tigers 22 Undetermined - -
1962 Detroit Tigers 20 Undetermined - -
1963 Detroit Tigers 20 Undetermined - -
1963 Minnesota Twins 6 Undetermined - -


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