Whitey Wietelmann Stats

Whitey Wietelmann was born on Saturday, March 15, 1919, in Zanesville, Ohio. Wietelmann was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 6, 1939, with the Boston Bees. 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 Whitey Wietelmann baseball stats page.

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Whitey Wietelmann

Whitey Wietelmann Autograph on a 1944 Play Ball Reprint (#38)

Whitey Wietelmann Autograph on a 1944 Play Ball Reprint (#38)

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Birth Name:
William Frederick Wietelmann
Nickname:
Whitey
Born On:
03-15-1919  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Zanesville, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-26-2002 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
San Diego, California
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Zanesville High School (Zanesville, OH)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
170
First Game:
09-06-1939 (Age 20)
Last Game:
09-18-1947
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Whitey Wietelmann Pitching Stats

1945 26 Braves 1 0 1 0 0 .000 54.00 0 0 0 1.0 11 6 6 6 0 2 - 0 0 0 0 -
1946 27 Braves 3 0 2 0 0 .000 8.10 0 0 0 6.2 37 9 6 8 1 4 - 2 1 1 0 -
2 Years 4 0 3 0 0 .000 14.09 0 0 0 7.2 48 15 12 14 1 6 - 2 1 1 0 -

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Whitey Wietelmann Hitting Stats

1939 20 Bees 23 69 2 14 1 0 0 0 5 2 - 9 0 - 0 4 .203 .225 .217
1940 21 Bees 35 41 3 8 1 0 0 0 1 5 - 5 0 - 0 1 .195 .283 .220
1941 22 Braves 16 33 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 2 2 - 0 0 .091 .118 .091
1942 23 Braves 13 34 4 7 2 0 0 0 0 4 - 5 0 - 0 2 .206 .289 .265
1943 24 Braves 153 534 33 115 14 1 0 0 39 46 - 40 8 - 3 9 .215 .281 .245
1944 25 Braves 125 417 46 100 18 1 2 0 32 33 - 25 10 - 3 5 .240 .300 .302
1945 26 Braves 123 428 53 116 15 3 4 0 33 39 - 27 2 - 2 1 .271 .335 .348
1946 27 Braves 44 78 7 16 0 0 0 0 5 14 - 8 0 - 0 1 .205 .326 .205
1947 28 Pirates 48 128 21 30 4 1 1 0 7 12 - 10 0 - 0 6 .234 .300 .305
9 Years 580 1,762 170 409 55 6 7 0 122 156 - 131 22 - 8 29 .232 .298 .282

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Whitey Wietelmann Fielding Stats

1939 Bees 2B 1 0 - 5 5.0 5 2 3 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1939 Bees SS 22 17 333 107 4.9 102 36 66 5 10 n/a n/a n/a .953 8.27
1940 Bees 2B 15 2 27 26 1.7 25 14 11 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .962 25.00
1940 Bees 3B 9 5 108 13 1.4 12 2 10 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .923 3.00
1940 Bees SS 3 0 - 10 3.3 10 4 6 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1941 Braves 2B 10 5 27 30 3.0 30 14 16 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 30.00
1941 Braves 3B 2 0 - 3 1.5 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1941 Braves SS 5 4 27 22 4.4 22 11 11 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 22.00
1942 Braves 2B 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1942 Braves SS 11 9 153 51 4.6 48 19 29 3 6 n/a n/a n/a .941 8.47
1943 Braves SS 153 153 3,969 928 6.1 888 307 581 40 91 n/a n/a n/a .957 6.04
1944 Braves 2B 23 20 417 122 5.3 116 54 62 6 14 n/a n/a n/a .951 7.51
1944 Braves 3B 1 1 - 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1944 Braves SS 103 98 2,109 526 5.1 502 215 287 24 60 n/a n/a n/a .954 6.43
1945 Braves 2B 87 77 1,881 467 5.4 454 222 232 13 58 n/a n/a n/a .972 6.52
1945 Braves 3B 2 1 36 4 2.0 4 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1945 Braves P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1945 Braves SS 39 30 774 191 4.9 183 79 104 8 18 n/a n/a n/a .958 6.38
1946 Braves 2B 4 1 33 8 2.0 8 5 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.55
1946 Braves 3B 8 3 78 16 2.0 15 5 10 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .938 5.19
1946 Braves P 3 0 20 3 1.0 2 2 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 2.70
1946 Braves SS 16 12 312 59 3.7 54 28 26 5 5 n/a n/a n/a .915 4.67
1947 Pirates 1B 1 0 12 8 8.0 8 7 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
1947 Pirates 2B 14 10 249 57 4.1 54 30 24 3 8 n/a n/a n/a .947 5.86
1947 Pirates 3B 6 0 24 7 1.2 6 1 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 6.75
1947 Pirates SS 22 18 426 78 3.5 69 31 38 9 6 n/a n/a n/a .885 4.37
SS Totals 374 341 8,103 1,972 5.3 1,878 730 1,148 94 201 n/a n/a n/a .952 6.26
2B Totals 155 115 2,634 715 4.6 692 341 351 23 87 n/a n/a n/a .968 7.09
3B Totals 28 10 246 45 1.6 42 11 31 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .933 4.61
P Totals 4 0 23 3 0.8 2 2 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 2.35
1B Totals 1 0 12 8 8.0 8 7 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
9 Years 562 466 11,018 2,743 4.9 2,622 1,091 1,531 121 292 n/a n/a n/a .956 6.43

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Whitey Wietelmann Miscellaneous Stats

1939 Bees 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.7 13.8 - - -
1940 Bees 0 - - 6 3 n/a 0.0 8.2 41.0 - - -
1941 Braves 0 - - 1 1 n/a 0.0 16.5 0.0 - - -
1942 Braves 0 - - 0 1 n/a 0.0 6.8 0.0 - - -
1943 Braves 9 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 13.4 13.7 - - -
1944 Braves 0 - - 0 0 n/a 208.5 16.7 13.0 - - -
1945 Braves 4 - - 0 2 n/a 107.0 15.9 13.0 0.00 0.00 18.00
1946 Braves 0 - - 14 0 n/a 0.0 9.8 15.6 0.50 2.70 5.40
1947 Pirates 0 - - 8 1 n/a 128.0 12.8 18.3 - - -
9 Years 14 - - 29 8 n/a 251.7 13.5 14.4 0.33 2.35 7.04

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