Wes Westrum Stats

Wes Westrum was born on Tuesday, November 28, 1922, in Clearbrook, Minnesota. Westrum was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 17, 1947, with the New York Giants. 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 Wes Westrum baseball stats page.

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"I had (while managing the New York Mets) one foot in the grave and the other on a banana peel." - Wes Westrum (1967)

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Wes Westrum Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#323 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Wes Westrum Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#323 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Wesley Noreen Westrum
Nickname:
Wes
Born On:
11-28-1922  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Clearbrook, Minnesota
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-28-2002 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Clearbrook, Minnesota
Cemetery:
Silver Creek Cemetery, Clearbrook, Minnesota
High School:
Clearbrook-Gonvick High School (Clearbrook, MN)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
09-17-1947 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-29-1957
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Wes Westrum Pitching Stats

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Wes Westrum Hitting Stats

1947 25 Giants 6 12 1 5 1 0 0 0 2 0 - 2 0 - 0 0 .417 .417 .500
1948 26 Giants 66 125 14 20 3 1 4 0 16 20 - 36 0 - 0 1 .160 .276 .296
1949 27 Giants 64 169 23 41 4 1 7 0 28 37 - 39 1 - 2 5 .243 .385 .402
1950 28 Giants 140 437 68 103 13 3 23 1 71 92 - 73 1 - 2 14 .236 .371 .437
1951 29 Giants 124 361 59 79 12 0 20 3 70 104 - 93 4 - 5 10 .219 .400 .418
1952 30 Giants 114 322 47 71 11 0 14 0 43 76 - 68 2 - 3 5 .220 .374 .385
1953 31 Giants 107 290 40 65 5 0 12 0 30 56 - 73 0 - 1 8 .224 .352 .366
1954 32 Giants 98 246 25 46 3 1 8 1 27 45 - 60 1 4 3 2 .187 .315 .305
1955 33 Giants 69 137 11 29 1 0 4 0 18 24 3 18 1 3 1 8 .212 .327 .307
1956 34 Giants 68 132 10 29 5 2 3 0 8 25 5 28 0 1 1 6 .220 .346 .356
1957 35 Giants 63 91 4 15 1 0 1 0 2 10 1 24 1 0 1 1 .165 .255 .209
11 Years 919 2,322 302 503 59 8 96 5 315 489 9 514 11 8 19 60 .217 .356 .373

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Wes Westrum Fielding Stats

1947 Giants C 2 2 52 10 5.0 10 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 5.19
1948 Giants C 63 36 840 208 3.3 204 179 25 4 4 2 17 8 .981 6.56
1949 Giants C 62 47 1,277 247 4.0 242 224 18 5 4 4 19 6 .980 5.12
1950 Giants C 139 13 273 680 4.9 679 608 71 1 21 8 0 8 .999 67.15
1951 Giants C 122 119 3,078 624 5.1 616 554 62 8 9 5 29 30 .987 5.40
1952 Giants C 112 108 2,734 557 5.0 545 481 64 12 11 13 3 15 .978 5.38
1953 Giants 3B 1 0 18 3 3.0 3 0 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1953 Giants C 106 101 2,409 503 4.7 494 441 53 9 9 6 15 18 .982 5.54
1954 Giants C 98 83 2,180 471 4.8 464 419 45 7 8 3 15 22 .985 5.75
1955 Giants C 68 51 1,318 311 4.6 307 280 27 4 5 4 13 11 .987 6.29
1956 Giants C 67 45 1,217 330 4.9 324 297 27 6 7 13 17 9 .982 7.19
1957 Giants C 63 41 1,000 175 2.8 169 148 21 6 4 3 13 10 .966 4.56
C Totals 902 646 16,378 4,116 4.6 4,054 3,639 415 62 82 61 141 137 .985 6.68
3B Totals 1 0 18 3 3.0 3 0 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
11 Years 903 646 16,396 4,119 4.6 4,057 3,639 418 62 82 61 141 137 .985 6.68

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Wes Westrum Miscellaneous Stats

1947 Giants 0 - - 4 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 6.0 - - -
1948 Giants 3 - - 2 1 n/a 31.3 3.5 7.8 - - -
1949 Giants 1 - - 2 0 n/a 24.1 4.3 6.0 - - -
1950 Giants 2 - - 1 0 n/a 19.0 6.0 6.2 - - -
1951 Giants 1 0 1.000 3 0 n/a 18.1 3.9 5.2 - - -
1952 Giants 1 2 .333 2 0 n/a 23.0 4.7 7.5 - - -
1953 Giants 2 0 1.000 1 0 n/a 24.2 4.0 9.7 - - -
1954 Giants 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 30.8 4.1 9.1 - - -
1955 Giants 0 1 .000 1 0 n/a 34.3 7.6 7.6 - - -
1956 Giants 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 44.0 4.7 16.5 - - -
1957 Giants 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 91.0 3.8 45.5 - - -
11 Years 10 5 .667 17 1 n/a 24.2 4.5 7.4 - - -

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Wes Westrum Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1947 New York Giants 40 Undetermined - -
1948 New York Giants 6 Undetermined - -
1949 New York Giants 9 Undetermined - -
1950 New York Giants 9 Undetermined - -
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1952 New York Giants 9 Undetermined Stats -
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1955 New York Giants 9 Undetermined - -
1956 New York Giants 9 Undetermined - -
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