Tom Wright Stats

Tom Wright was born on Saturday, September 22, 1923, in Shelby, North Carolina. Wright was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 15, 1948, with the Boston Red Sox. 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 Tom Wright baseball stats page.

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Tom Wright

Tom Wright Autograph on a 1954 Topps Archive Baseball Card (#140)

Tom Wright Autograph on a 1954 Topps Archive Baseball Card (#140)

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Birth Name:
Thomas Everette Wright
Nickname:
Tom
Born On:
09-22-1923  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Shelby, North Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-05-2017 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Shelby, North Carolina
Cemetery:
Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, North Carolina
High School:
Shelby High School (Shelby, NC)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
09-15-1948 (Age 24)
Last Game:
04-18-1956
Draft:
Not Applicable

Tom Wright

Tom Wright Pitching Stats

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Tom Wright

Tom Wright Hitting Stats

1948 25 Red Sox 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.500
1949 26 Red Sox 5 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .500
1950 27 Red Sox 54 107 17 34 7 0 0 0 20 6 0 18 1 0 1 2 .318 .360 .383
1951 28 Red Sox 28 63 8 14 1 1 1 0 9 11 1 8 1 0 1 4 .222 .347 .317
1952 29 Browns 29 66 6 16 0 0 1 0 6 12 1 20 0 0 0 2 .242 .359 .288
1952 29 White Sox 60 132 15 34 10 2 1 0 21 16 0 16 2 0 1 3 .258 .342 .386
1953 30 White Sox 77 132 14 33 5 3 2 0 25 12 0 21 1 0 2 1 .250 .322 .379
1954 31 Senators 76 171 13 42 4 4 1 0 17 18 1 38 0 1 2 2 .246 .323 .333
1955 32 Senators 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1956 33 Senators 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
9 Years 341 685 75 175 28 11 6 0 99 76 3 123 5 1 7 14 .255 .336 .355

Tom Wright

Tom Wright Fielding Stats

1950 Red Sox LF 5 4 99 6 1.2 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1950 Red Sox RF 19 14 441 38 2.0 36 35 1 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .947 2.20
1951 Red Sox LF 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1951 Red Sox RF 17 13 384 20 1.2 19 19 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.34
1952 White Sox LF 22 19 459 44 2.0 43 43 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.53
1952 Browns LF 18 16 435 41 2.3 40 38 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.48
1952 White Sox RF 13 12 315 19 1.5 18 16 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .947 1.54
1953 White Sox LF 10 5 198 11 1.1 11 11 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1953 White Sox RF 24 19 441 34 1.4 33 33 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.02
1954 Senators LF 15 12 285 28 1.9 28 28 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.65
1954 Senators RF 28 26 702 56 2.0 56 56 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.15
RF Totals 101 84 2,283 167 1.7 162 159 3 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .970 1.92
LF Totals 71 56 1,479 131 1.8 129 127 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.35
5 Years 172 140 3,762 298 1.7 291 286 5 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.09

Tom Wright

Tom Wright Miscellaneous Stats

1948 Red Sox 0 0 .000 2 1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1949 Red Sox 0 0 .000 5 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 4.0 - - -
1950 Red Sox 0 0 .000 31 0 n/a 0.0 5.9 5.4 - - -
1951 Red Sox 0 0 .000 12 0 n/a 63.0 7.9 7.0 - - -
1952 Browns 1 1 .500 13 0 n/a 66.0 3.3 11.0 - - -
1952 White Sox 1 0 1.000 26 1 n/a 132.0 8.3 6.3 - - -
1953 White Sox 0 0 .000 48 1 n/a 66.0 6.3 5.3 - - -
1954 Senators 0 0 .000 37 0 n/a 171.0 4.5 10.1 - - -
1955 Senators 0 0 .000 7 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 0.0 - - -
1956 Senators 0 0 .000 1 1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
9 Years 2 1 .667 182 4 n/a 114.2 5.6 6.9 - - -

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Tom Wright Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1948 Boston Red Sox 23 Undetermined - -
1949 Boston Red Sox 28 Undetermined - -
1950 Boston Red Sox 28 Undetermined - -
1951 Boston Red Sox 8 , 28 Undetermined - -
1952 St. Louis Browns 22 Undetermined - -
1952 Chicago White Sox 5 Undetermined - -
1953 Chicago White Sox 32 Undetermined - -
1954 Washington Senators 29 Undetermined - -
1955 Washington Senators 35 Undetermined - -
1956 Washington Senators 41 Undetermined - -
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