David
Bailey
 
Nickname: Tippy
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: September 16, 1934 in Point Breeze
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Rookie of the Year 1959   
Gold Glove 1961    1963   
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
1954 19 RED SP    
1955 20 RED SP    
1956 21 RED SP    
1957 22 RW SP    
1958 23 WAS HL $ 300,000  
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 24 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1960 25 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1961 26 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1962 27 WAS HL $ 2,035,714  
1963 28 WAS HL $ 2,035,714  
1964 29 WAS HL    
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OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 2,035,714  
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
1954 19 A   84 365 38 95 18 0 6 35 10 5 12 91 .260 .284 .359 .643 35.5  
1955 20 A   138 588 76 191 31 2 11 74 18 17 28 113 .325 .356 .440 .796 82.9  
1956 21 AAA   16 60 2 12 2 0 0 11 1 0 3 25 .200 .238 .233 .471 3.0  
    AA   87 369 38 121 19 1 7 38 10 3 18 74 .328 .359 .442 .801 55.0  
    A   34 130 6 36 3 0 1 6 4 4 9 28 .277 .324 .323 .647 13.1  
1957 22 AAA   69 274 36 82 26 1 2 33 5 4 14 87 .299 .333 .423 .757 35.1  
    AA   59 246 29 85 21 1 2 27 7 3 15 60 .346 .383 .463 .847 39.5  
1958 23 WAS HL 53 76 16 24 6 1 1 5 1 0 2 13 .316 .333 .461 .794 10.5 1.8
    AAA   18 86 12 26 4 0 0 3 3 0 1 22 .302 .310 .349 .659 9.0  
1959 24 WAS HL 148 536 73 149 25 3 25 98 4 1 20 148 .278 .304 .476 .780 73.7 10.3
1960 25 WAS HL 142 494 64 146 26 2 22 89 3 8 11 162 .296 .312 .490 .802 68.2 11.3
1961 26 WAS HL 151 591 76 156 34 4 30 99 2 2 16 184 .264 .286 .487 .773 77.7 14.6
1962 27 WAS HL 157 609 80 170 29 2 18 89 2 0 24 197 .279 .307 .422 .729 75.0 9.9
1963 28 WAS HL 153 577 87 166 34 3 22 93 6 3 30 187 .288 .324 .471 .796 83.9 13.6
1964 29 WAS HL 154 536 70 147 32 1 24 84 3 1 32 179 .274 .317 .472 .789 78.5 15.5
7 Years Sim 958 3419 466 958 186 16 142 557 21 15 135 1070 .280 .309 .469 .777 467.5 77.0
3 Years AAA 103 420 50 120 32 1 2 47 9 4 18 134 .286 .315 .381 .696 47.1  
2 Years AA 146 615 67 206 40 2 9 65 17 6 33 134 .335 .372 .450 .822 94.4  
3 Years A 256 1083 120 322 52 2 18 115 32 26 49 232 .297 .330 .399 .729 131.5  
8 Years Minors 505 2118 237 648 124 5 29 227 58 36 100 500 .306 .339 .410 .750 273.0  
162 Game Average 578 78 162 31 2 24 94 3 2 22 180 .280 .309 .469 .777 79.1  
Career Highs 157 609 87 170 34 4 30 99 6 8 32 197 .316 .333 .490 .802 83.9  
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   2510 372 735 144 13 115 429 13 10 98 769 .293 .320 .498 .818 376.4
vs LH   909 94 223 42 3 27 128 8 5 37 301 .245 .279 .387 .666 94.3
Home 474 1687 221 459 90 8 61 272 12 8 60 528 .272 .299 .443 .742 213.1
Away 484 1732 245 499 96 8 81 285 9 7 75 542 .288 .319 .493 .812 257.6
RISP   872 0 258 53 8 36 385 0 0 66 283 .296 .341 .499 .840 142.3
Pinch Hitting   106 16 34 5 0 5 22 1 0 2 36 .321 .333 .509 .843 16.7
Close/Late   405 57 113 23 4 19 70 0 0 24 132 .279 .320 .496 .816 61.7
Mar/Apr 138 495 68 140 31 3 15 66 3 3 22 151 .283 .318 .448 .766 65.5
May 162 590 65 149 28 2 21 78 3 2 19 203 .253 .277 .414 .690 65.5
June 170 605 86 165 29 4 19 96 6 3 23 209 .273 .298 .428 .726 74.6
July 146 512 82 143 33 2 27 94 4 3 25 155 .279 .313 .510 .823 78.1
August 165 602 85 165 28 2 32 98 2 4 19 177 .274 .300 .487 .787 83.4
Sep/Oct 177 615 80 196 37 3 28 125 3 0 27 175 .319 .348 .525 .873 103.6
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1958 23 WAS HL 1B 25 11 125.3 133 6 1 13 .993 9.98   0.1
    SS 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
1959 24 WAS HL 1B 143 130 1165.3 1192 102 7 99 .995 9.99   2.3
1960 25 WAS HL 1B 130 119 1048.7 1123 92 5 109 .996 10.43   2.5
1961 26 WAS HL 1B 150 147 1279.0 1376 132 14 138 .991 10.61   2.1
    3B 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1962 27 WAS HL 1B 150 150 1237.0 1307 90 10 120 .993 10.16   1.8
    3B 13 0 27.0 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.33   0.0
    SS 1 0 3.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 6.00   0.0
    LF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1963 28 WAS HL 1B 147 146 1233.0 1326 99 9 124 .994 10.40   2.8
    3B 5 0 11.7 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.54   0.0
1964 29 WAS HL 1B 134 129 1119.3 1143 89 16 91 .987 9.91   1.8
    3B 15 0 31.0 4 8 0 0 1.000 3.48   0.2
  1B 879 832 7207.7 7600 610 62 694 .993 10.25   13.5
  3B 35 0 73.7 7 11 0 0 1.000 2.20   0.2
  SS 2 0 5.0 2 1 0 0 1.000 5.40   0.0
  LF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   917 832 7289.3 7609 622 62 694 .993 10.16   13.7
Career Highs   165 150 1283.0 1376 132 16 138 .996 10.58    
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
1959 24 WAS HL 9 34 3 7 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 8 .206 .270 .412 .682
1960 25 WAS HL 4 16 2 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 7 .250 .250 .500 .750
Career Post-Season Batting 13 50 5 11 3 1 2 7 0 0 0 15 .220 .264 .440 .704
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Games
1962-9-157
Total Bases
1961-10-288
Homeruns
1961-6-30
Strikeouts
1960-6-162
1961-1-184
1962-2-197
1963-1-187
1964-3-179
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 5    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
 
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  6. Jess Mallory (925)
  7. Joseph Hernandes (916)
  8. Derrick Cothren (916)
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 21st overall pick, by Redsand in 1954
Injured on 5/12/1957 with a Scratched Cornea Eye, out for 1-2 weeks
Traded from Redsand to Red Willow on 7/31/1957 (Going to RW: 1B D. Bailey. Going to RED: P E. Couto, P C. Hamill, P H. Poarch)
Traded from Red Willow to Washburn on 3/2/1958 (Going to RW: P B. Terlip. Going to WAS: 1B D. Bailey)
Had first career hit on 4/13/1958, off Ray Ramsey (SB)
Hit first career homerun on 4/18/1958, off Robert Kellett (GRE)
Won Rookie of the Year in 1959, hitting .278 with 25 HR, 98 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 8/11/1960, hitting .500 with 4 HR, 14 RBI
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against St. Bernard on 4/11/1961
Drove in 7 runs against Northampton on 9/24/1961
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1961
1/26/1963: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,035,714 through salary arbitration
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Greenwood on 4/25/1963
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1963
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,650,000 through salary arbitration
Released by Washburn on 10/14/1964