Gerald
Alton
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 190
 
Born: August 17, 1917 in Usa
 
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1945 27 KIN HL $ 300,000  
1946 28 RED SP $ 673,100  
1947 29 RED SP $ 673,100  
1948 30 RED SP $ 673,100  
1949 31 RED SP $ 5,510,000  
1950 32 RED SP $ 5,510,000  
1951 33 RED SP $ 5,510,000  
1952 34 SB HL    
1953 35 LAN SP $ 1,000,000  
1954 36 LAN SP $ 1,000,000  
1955 37 LAN SP $ 1,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,510,000  
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1945 27 KIN HL $ 300,000  
1946 28 RED SP $ 673,100  
1947 29 RED SP $ 673,100  
1948 30 RED SP $ 673,100  
1949 31 RED SP $ 5,510,000  
1950 32 RED SP $ 5,510,000  
1951 33 RED SP $ 5,510,000  
1952 34 SB HL    
1953 35 LAN SP $ 1,000,000  
1954 36 LAN SP $ 1,000,000  
1955 37 LAN SP $ 1,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,510,000  
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1945 27 KIN HL 5 3 .625 12 12 0 0 0 69.3 59 27 5 36 49 3.50 .231 .334 .361 .695 5.7
    AAA   8 5 .615 15 15 2 1 0 95.7 94 36 6 26 91 3.39 .253 .302 .363 .664  
1946 28 AAA   13 9 .591 25 25 0 0 0 166.3 202 72 13 46 158 3.90 .298 .343 .424 .767  
1947 29 RED SP 12 15 .444 33 33 0 0 0 197.3 186 92 27 36 206 4.20 .246 .290 .426 .717 8.9
1948 30 RED SP 6 17 .261 35 35 0 0 0 213.3 199 99 29 49 240 4.18 .245 .303 .416 .719 8.8
1949 31 RED SP 11 11 .500 34 34 1 0 0 221.0 165 65 25 41 210 2.65 .205 .256 .362 .618 19.5
1950 32 RED SP 19 4 .826 28 28 2 1 0 179.7 165 51 10 24 181 2.55 .246 .279 .350 .629 19.2
1951 33 RED SP 12 9 .571 34 34 0 0 0 202.0 197 77 19 43 173 3.43 .253 .297 .368 .665 13.5
1952 34 SB HL 7 10 .412 24 24 3 2 0 129.0 136 63 11 27 94 4.40 .271 .321 .379 .700 4.9
1953 35 LAN SP 9 9 .500 30 30 0 0 0 171.3 169 68 24 40 121 3.57 .261 .313 .417 .730 8.9
1954 36 LAN SP 2 7 .222 10 10 0 0 0 47.7 70 36 1 20 27 6.80 .341 .405 .439 .844 0.0
    AAA   4 2 .667 7 7 0 0 0 42.7 41 9 2 13 26 1.90 .258 .314 .308 .622  
1955 37 AAA   5 7 .417 18 18 0 0 0 89.0 127 61 4 51 39 6.17 .350 .430 .460 .890  
9 Years Sim 83 85 .494 240 240 6 3 0 1430.6 1346 578 151 316 1301 3.64 .248 .299 .389 .688 89.5
4 Years AAA 30 23 .566 65 65 2 1 0 393.7 464 178 25 136 314 4.07 .295 .351 .406 .758  
Season Average 9 9 .500 26 26 0 0 0 159.0 149 64 16 35 144 3.64 .248 .299 .389 .688  
Career Highs 19 17 .826 35 35 3 2 0 221.0 199 99 29 49 240 6.80 .341 .405 .439 .844  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   749 340 89 174 776   .239 .279 .380 .660
vs LH   597 238 62 142 525   .260 .303 .402 .704
Home 45 37 .549 117 117 4 2 0 710.0 644 273 78 149 626 3.46 .240 .280 .383 .663
Away 38 48 .442 123 123 2 1 0 720.6 702 305 73 167 675 3.81 .255 .298 .395 .693
Mar/Apr 16 22 .421 45 45 1 0 0 264.6 255 108 22 59 229 3.67 .254 .295 .378 .674
May 11 11 .500 39 39 0 0 0 214.6 201 93 23 57 180 3.90 .245 .295 .399 .694
June 15 10 .600 39 39 2 1 0 243.6 219 93 29 53 233 3.44 .238 .280 .379 .659
July 14 8 .636 33 33 1 0 0 199.7 179 72 19 48 189 3.25 .242 .288 .368 .656
August 12 18 .400 39 39 2 2 0 240.3 220 95 23 37 220 3.56 .243 .272 .380 .653
Sep/Oct 15 16 .484 45 45 0 0 0 267.7 272 117 35 62 250 3.93 .262 .303 .424 .727
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1945 27 KIN HL 12 20 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .250 .318 .300 .618 2.1 0.1
1946 28 AAA   5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.6  
1947 29 RED SP 33 60 4 10 2 0 0 5 0 0 3 22 .167 .203 .200 .403 2.2 0.0
1948 30 RED SP 35 59 4 7 0 2 1 4 0 0 3 23 .119 .161 .237 .399 1.9 0.0
1949 31 RED SP 34 71 4 12 2 0 0 7 1 0 2 30 .169 .189 .197 .386 2.3 0.0
1950 32 RED SP 28 62 3 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 34 .113 .141 .129 .270 -0.6 0.0
1951 33 RED SP 34 66 6 14 2 2 0 3 0 0 2 24 .212 .235 .303 .538 4.4 0.2
1952 34 SB HL 24 44 3 9 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 16 .205 .200 .227 .427 1.5 0.0
1953 35 LAN SP 30 50 3 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 27 .100 .132 .120 .252 -0.3 0.0
1954 36 LAN SP 10 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .083 .083 .083 .167 -0.5 0.0
9 Years Sim 240 444 30 70 10 4 1 30 2 0 16 190 .158 .185 .205 .390 13.0 0.3
1 Years AAA 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.6  
162 Game Average 299 20 47 6 2 0 20 1 0 10 128 .158 .185 .205 .390 8.8  
Career Highs 35 71 6 14 2 2 1 7 1 0 3 34 .250 .318 .303 .618 4.4  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   303 21 49 9 3 1 21 2 0 10 128 .162 .187 .221 .408 8.4
vs LH   141 9 21 1 1 0 9 0 0 6 62 .149 .182 .170 .353 1.8
Home 117 197 17 30 6 1 0 18 0 0 9 89 .152 .187 .193 .379 3.9
Away 123 247 13 40 4 3 1 12 2 0 7 101 .162 .184 .215 .399 6.3
RISP   120 0 22 3 2 0 28 0 0 5 50 .183 .209 .242 .451 5.0
Close/Late   4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .500 .750 0.4
Mar/Apr 45 78 3 12 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 32 .154 .175 .179 .354 0.8
May 39 67 3 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 30 .090 .103 .119 .222 -2.0
June 39 81 7 17 3 3 1 10 0 0 6 35 .210 .261 .358 .619 7.6
July 33 66 7 12 2 0 0 5 1 0 2 22 .182 .206 .212 .418 2.1
August 39 72 3 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 31 .139 .162 .167 .329 0.2
Sep/Oct 45 80 7 13 1 0 0 8 1 0 3 40 .163 .186 .175 .361 1.5
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1945 27 KIN HL P 12 12 69.3 2 8 0 0 1.000 1.30    
1947 29 RED SP P 33 33 197.3 18 29 2 2 .959 2.14    
1948 30 RED SP P 35 35 213.3 5 27 2 1 .941 1.35    
1949 31 RED SP P 34 34 221.0 12 21 0 2 1.000 1.34    
1950 32 RED SP P 28 28 179.7 4 19 0 0 1.000 1.15    
1951 33 RED SP P 34 34 202.0 9 23 2 2 .941 1.43    
1952 34 SB HL P 24 24 129.0 8 9 2 2 .895 1.19    
1953 35 LAN SP P 30 30 171.3 7 35 6 3 .875 2.21    
1954 36 LAN SP P 10 10 47.7 4 6 1 1 .909 1.89    
Career Totals   240 240 1430.6 69 177 15 13 .943 1.55    
Career Highs   35 35 221.0 18 35 6 3 1.000 2.21    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
1945 27 KIN HL 0 0 .000 4 0 0 0 0 5.7 7 5 2 3 5 7.95 .304 .385 .652 1.037
1949 31 RED SP 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.3 8 2 1 1 9 2.84 .308 .333 .500 .833
1953 35 LAN SP 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 1 .000 6 1 0 0 0 13.0 15 7 3 4 14 4.85 .294 .345 .549 .894
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1945 27 KIN HL 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
1949 31 RED SP 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1949-6-2.65
1950-4-2.55
Wins
1950-3-19
Losses
1947-6-15
1948-1-17
Winning Pct
1950-1-.826
Games Started
1948-4-35
1949-6-34
1951-10-34
Complete Games
1952-9-3
Shutouts
1950-6-1
1952-3-2
Innings Pitched
1949-10-221.0
Homeruns Allowed
1947-7-27
1948-8-29
1953-9-24
Strikeouts
1948-7-240
Walks per 9IP
1947-5-1.6
1949-5-1.7
1950-1-1.2
1951-10-1.9
Hits per 9IP
1949-5-6.7
Strikeouts per 9IP
1947-6-9.4
1948-4-10.1
1950-8-9.1
WHiP
1949-2-0.93
1950-3-1.05
OAVG
1949-5-.205
OOBP
1949-3-.256
1950-7-.279
OSLG
1950-9-.350
OOPS
1949-9-.618
1950-9-.629
 
   Black Ink Test: 5    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 45    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 21    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 27th round, 647th overall pick, by Kingsbury in 1945
Earned first career win on 4/13/1945
Had first career hit on 6/4/1945, off William Nevels (JEN)
Signed as a free agent by Redsand on 2/11/1946 to a 3-year deal worth $673,100 per year
Hit first career homerun on 6/23/1948, off James Stotler (OAK)
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1950, going 5-0, 0.52
Signed as a free agent by Point Breeze on 2/21/1952 to a 4-year deal worth $4,814,200 per year
Released by Point Breeze on 7/14/1952, refused assignment to minors
Signed as a free agent by Cottonwood on 7/21/1952 to a 1-year deal worth $433,200 per year
Released by Cottonwood on 8/11/1952, refused assignment to minors
Signed as a free agent by St. Bernard on 8/25/1952 to a 1-year deal worth $364,800 per year
Released by St. Bernard on 10/4/1952, refused assignment to minors
Signed as a free agent by Langlade on 3/1/1953 to a 4-year deal worth $1,000,000 per year
Injured on 8/14/1954 with a Pulled Elbow Ligament, out for 3 weeks
Injured on 8/31/1955 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for one week