Del Wilber Stats

Del Wilber was born on Monday, February 24, 1919, in Lincoln Park, Michigan. Wilber was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 21, 1946, with the St. Louis Cardinals. 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 Del Wilber baseball stats page.

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"His biggest game was Aug. 27, 1951, the night his daughter Cynthia was brought home from the hospital. (Del) Wilber hit three home runs in three at-bats in the Phillies' 3-0 victory over Cincinnati." - San Francisco Gate (07-19-2002)

Del Wilber

Del Wilber Autograph on a 1951 Bowman Reprint (#24)

Del Wilber Autograph on a 1951 Bowman Reprint (#24)

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Birth Name:
Delbert Quentin Wilber
Nickname:
Babe or Del
Born On:
02-24-1919  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Lincoln Park, Michigan
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-18-2002 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
St. Petersburg, Florida
Cemetery:
Bay Pines National Cemetery, Bay Pines, Florida
High School:
Lincoln Park High School (Lincoln Park, MI)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
04-21-1946 (Age 27)
Last Game:
09-19-1954
Draft:
Not Applicable

Del Wilber

Del Wilber Pitching Stats

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Del Wilber Hitting Stats

1946 27 Cardinals 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .200 .000
1947 28 Cardinals 51 99 7 23 8 1 0 0 12 5 - 13 0 - 0 5 .232 .269 .333
1948 29 Cardinals 27 58 5 11 2 0 0 0 10 4 - 9 2 - 0 3 .190 .242 .224
1949 30 Cardinals 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .250 .250 .250
1951 32 Phillies 84 245 30 68 7 3 8 0 34 17 - 26 1 - 0 6 .278 .324 .429
1952 33 Phillies 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1952 33 Red Sox 47 135 7 36 10 1 3 0 23 7 - 20 0 - 1 4 .267 .308 .422
1953 34 Red Sox 58 112 16 27 6 1 7 0 29 6 - 21 1 - 1 5 .241 .286 .500
1954 35 Red Sox 24 61 2 8 2 1 1 0 7 4 - 6 1 2 0 1 .131 .179 .246
8 Years 299 720 67 174 35 7 19 0 115 44 - 96 5 2 2 24 .242 .286 .389

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Del Wilber Fielding Stats

1946 Cardinals C 4 1 15 13 3.3 13 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.000 23.40
1947 Cardinals C 34 27 576 120 3.5 118 108 10 2 2 4 7 1 .983 5.53
1948 Cardinals C 26 15 378 78 3.0 74 67 7 4 1 2 2 2 .949 5.29
1949 Cardinals C 2 0 9 6 3.0 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 18.00
1951 Phillies C 73 61 1,747 360 4.9 352 326 26 8 5 8 20 13 .978 5.44
1952 Red Sox C 39 32 897 183 4.7 182 160 22 1 5 6 7 10 .995 5.48
1953 Red Sox 1B 2 2 54 18 9.0 18 18 0 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1953 Red Sox C 28 19 538 99 3.5 97 90 7 2 0 2 3 4 .980 4.87
1954 Red Sox C 18 16 379 60 3.3 57 49 8 3 2 1 5 4 .950 4.06
C Totals 224 171 4,539 919 4.1 899 818 81 20 15 24 44 34 .978 5.35
1B Totals 2 2 54 18 9.0 18 18 0 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
8 Years 226 173 4,593 937 4.1 917 836 81 20 17 24 44 34 .979 5.39

Del Wilber

Del Wilber Miscellaneous Stats

1946 Cardinals 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1947 Cardinals 0 - - 17 0 n/a 0.0 7.6 8.3 - - -
1948 Cardinals 0 - - 1 0 n/a 0.0 6.4 5.8 - - -
1949 Cardinals 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1951 Phillies 0 1 .000 11 1 n/a 30.6 9.4 7.2 - - -
1952 Phillies 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 - - -
1952 Red Sox 1 0 1.000 8 0 n/a 45.0 6.8 5.9 - - -
1953 Red Sox 0 0 .000 31 0 n/a 16.0 5.3 3.9 - - -
1954 Red Sox 0 0 .000 6 0 n/a 61.0 10.2 8.7 - - -
8 Years 1 1 .500 76 1 n/a 37.9 7.5 6.3 - - -

Del Wilber

Del Wilber Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1946 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1947 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1948 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1949 St. Louis Cardinals 10 Undetermined - -
1951 Philadelphia Phillies 10 Undetermined - -
1952 Philadelphia Phillies 10 Undetermined - -
1952 Boston Red Sox 33 Undetermined - -
1953 Boston Red Sox 33 Undetermined - -
1954 Boston Red Sox 33 Undetermined - -
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