Leslie
Boman
 
Nickname: The Icebox
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 205
 
Born: July 6, 1924 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1951   
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
1946 21 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1947 22 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1948 23 RW SP $ 300,000  
1949 24 RW SP $ 1,160,357  
1950 25 RW SP $ 1,710,000  
1951 26 RW SP $ 2,259,643  
1952 27 RW SP $ 3,933,000  
1953 28 RW SP $ 3,933,000  
1954 29 RW SP $ 3,933,000  
1955 30 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1956 31 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1957 32 RW SP $ 5,000,000  
1958 33 TF SP $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,000,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 34 TF SP $ 4,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 4,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,000,000  
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
1946 21 DEN SP 6 15 3 7 2 0 1 7 0 0 0 3 .467 .500 .800 1.300 4.5 1.2
    AA   58 234 22 64 12 1 5 23 0 2 16 77 .274 .320 .397 .717 28.4  
    A   74 304 33 102 14 0 9 39 2 0 19 71 .336 .375 .470 .845 50.0  
1947 22 DEN SP 13 20 1 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 .300 .375 .400 .775 3.2 0.5
    AAA   103 413 44 113 30 0 6 39 0 1 28 102 .274 .320 .390 .710 49.1  
    AA   5 18 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 .222 .391 .389 .780 2.7  
1948 23 DEN SP 56 55 5 10 3 0 3 8 0 0 2 12 .182 .207 .400 .607 5.0 0.3
  RW SP 61 105 5 24 5 1 1 19 0 0 4 31 .229 .261 .324 .585 8.4 0.4
  TOT   117 160 10 34 8 1 4 27 0 0 6 43 .213 .243 .350 .593 13.4 0.7
1949 24 RW SP 128 323 33 81 26 0 3 39 0 0 30 83 .251 .317 .359 .676 34.0 3.7
1950 25 RW SP 143 437 37 123 33 0 6 48 2 0 30 105 .281 .332 .398 .730 53.7 8.7
1951 26 RW SP 144 512 59 140 38 0 14 79 1 0 32 143 .273 .322 .430 .752 65.5 11.8
1952 27 RW SP 145 510 52 138 25 0 19 76 0 0 27 88 .271 .312 .431 .743 65.1 11.0
1953 28 RW SP 147 539 69 151 43 2 18 79 0 1 37 98 .280 .330 .468 .798 78.1 12.6
1954 29 RW SP 149 576 81 177 49 3 16 92 0 0 30 128 .307 .347 .486 .833 90.5 18.3
1955 30 RW SP 150 544 49 147 32 4 12 69 2 0 31 89 .270 .315 .410 .725 68.7 10.5
1956 31 RW SP 74 268 30 78 16 3 4 39 0 0 12 47 .291 .328 .418 .745 34.0 5.6
1957 32 RW SP 149 550 59 147 38 3 4 78 2 2 21 106 .267 .297 .369 .666 54.3 6.4
1958 33 TF SP 103 252 32 76 16 1 3 44 0 0 11 38 .302 .337 .409 .746 32.5 6.1
1959 34 TF SP 89 176 14 43 8 1 2 29 0 0 10 41 .244 .288 .335 .623 16.7 1.4
14 Years Sim 1557 4882 529 1348 336 18 106 709 7 3 280 1015 .276 .320 .417 .737 614.0 98.4
1 Years AAA 103 413 44 113 30 0 6 39 0 1 28 102 .274 .321 .390 .711 49.1  
2 Years AA 63 252 25 68 15 1 5 23 0 3 21 78 .270 .336 .397 .733 31.1  
1 Years A 74 304 33 102 14 0 9 39 2 0 19 71 .336 .378 .470 .848 50.0  
4 Years Minors 240 969 102 283 59 1 20 101 2 4 68 251 .292 .343 .417 .760 130.2  
162 Game Average 507 55 140 34 1 11 73 0 0 29 105 .276 .320 .417 .737 63.9  
Career Highs 150 576 81 177 49 4 19 92 2 2 37 143 .467 .500 .800 1.300 90.5  
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   3236 343 884 213 12 69 478 3 3 171 682 .273 .315 .410 .725 392.1
vs LH   1646 186 464 123 6 37 231 4 0 109 333 .282 .330 .431 .761 221.4
Home 791 2447 253 681 160 9 54 368 3 1 144 481 .278 .323 .417 .740 311.0
Away 766 2435 276 667 176 9 52 341 4 2 136 534 .274 .317 .418 .735 302.6
RISP   1365 0 379 99 6 30 557 0 0 101 310 .278 .324 .425 .749 182.4
Pinch Hitting   350 32 91 23 2 7 61 0 0 25 78 .260 .310 .397 .707 41.9
Close/Late   678 69 197 50 5 18 116 0 0 50 139 .291 .344 .459 .803 99.9
Mar/Apr 244 722 75 176 47 4 10 89 0 2 44 162 .244 .291 .361 .653 71.8
May 248 761 86 219 46 2 20 120 2 0 51 151 .288 .336 .432 .768 105.2
June 258 827 98 232 48 2 25 118 2 0 44 168 .281 .324 .434 .758 109.3
July 236 788 85 218 55 4 15 108 0 0 45 157 .277 .322 .414 .736 97.9
August 267 850 85 237 70 2 18 120 2 1 47 185 .279 .321 .429 .750 109.1
Sep/Oct 304 934 100 266 70 4 18 154 1 0 49 192 .285 .324 .426 .750 120.2
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1946 21 DEN SP C 4 4 30.0 33 0 0 0 1.000 9.90 2 0 .000 0 0.2
1947 22 DEN SP C 5 4 36.0 27 4 1 0 .969 7.75 5 4 .800 1 0.2
1948 23 DEN SP C 9 8 51.9 48 2 1 0 .980 8.67 5 2 .400 0 0.4
    3B 1 0 1.7 0 1 0 0 1.000 5.29 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    SS 0 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  RW SP C 9 9 99.4 92 5 1 0 .990 8.78 11 3 .273 0 0.1
    3B 1 0 3.3 0 2 0 0 1.000 5.45 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    SS 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  TOT   C 18 17 151.3 140 7 2 0 .987 8.74 16 5 .313 0 0.5
      3B 2 0 5.0 0 3 0 0 1.000 5.40   0.1
      SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 .00   0.0
1949 24 RW SP C 76 75 674.0 593 36 5 2 .992 8.40 37 14 .378 0 3.2
1950 25 RW SP C 98 97 853.3 718 45 3 2 .996 8.05 60 29 .483 1 6.2
1951 26 RW SP C 142 129 1174.0 981 44 6 1 .994 7.86 64 23 .359 1 6.7
1952 27 RW SP C 134 124 1127.7 938 41 5 1 .995 7.81 64 17 .266 3 5.4
1953 28 RW SP C 141 133 1238.7 1078 60 5 3 .996 8.27 77 29 .377 3 8.9
    2B 2 2 18.0 4 4 0 2 1.000 4.00 0 0 .000 0 0.1
1954 29 RW SP C 145 142 1270.3 1049 55 2 2 .998 7.82 71 23 .324 4 10.2
1955 30 RW SP C 147 139 1251.0 949 54 11 1 .989 7.22 107 33 .308 2 6.6
1956 31 RW SP C 74 70 623.0 449 24 2 0 .996 6.83 58 15 .259 3 1.9
1957 32 RW SP C 144 142 1264.3 1037 71 6 3 .995 7.89 143 43 .301 4 8.6
1958 33 TF SP C 67 46 455.7 321 31 3 2 .992 6.95 59 21 .356 3 2.4
    1B 1 0 1.0 1 1 0 1 1.000 18.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1959 34 TF SP C 34 31 259.0 156 33 5 0 .974 6.57 46 22 .478 1 1.8
    CF 4 4 34.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.79 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    RF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
    1B 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  C 1229 1153 10408.3 8469 505 56 17 .994 7.76 809 278 .344 26 62.7
  CF 4 4 34.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.79 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  2B 2 2 18.0 4 4 0 2 1.000 4.00 0 0 .000 0 0.1
  3B 2 0 5.0 0 3 0 0 1.000 5.40 0 0 .000 0 0.1
  RF 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  1B 2 0 3.0 2 1 0 1 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   1242 1159 10472.3 8478 513 56 20 .994 7.73 809 278 .344 26 62.8
Career Highs   147 142 1270.3 1082 71 11 5 1.000 9.90 143 43 .800 4  
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
1950 25 RW SP 3 11 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273 .333 .364 .697
1951 26 RW SP 13 50 9 15 2 0 4 15 0 0 6 8 .300 .379 .580 .959
1952 27 RW SP 5 18 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 .278 .364 .333 .697
1953 28 RW SP 4 15 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 7 .200 .235 .267 .502
1954 29 RW SP 4 17 1 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .353 .389 .471 .859
1955 30 RW SP 8 27 8 10 2 0 5 12 0 0 5 5 .370 .485 1.000 1.485
1957 32 RW SP 5 18 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .056 .056 .111 .167
Career Post-Season Batting 42 156 21 43 10 0 9 34 0 1 17 31 .276 .348 .513 .861
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.
Batting Average
1954-9-.307
Hits
1954-10-177
Doubles
1953-8-43
1954-4-49
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 11    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 30    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 37th round, 886th overall pick, by Jenton in 1945
Injured on 4/30/1946 with a Swollen Ear, out for one week
Had first career hit (double) on 9/1/1946, off William Cloninger (OAK)
Hit first career homerun on 9/16/1946, off Nickolas Seevers (RED)
Traded from Denton to Red Willow on 7/1/1948 (Going to DEN: P A. Taylor, LF D. O'Toole. Going to RW: C L. Boman)
Had 20-game hitting streak snapped on 6/1/1951
Won Kennel Cup with Red Willow in 1951
Won Gold Glove at Catcher in 1953.Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1954, hitting .632 with 0 HR, 7 RBI
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Denton on 8/13/1954
Injured on 4/15/1956 with a Inflamed Posterior Cruciate Ligament, out for 4-5 weeks
Injured on 9/29/1956 with a Broken Ribs, out for 10 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1957, hitting .524 with 1 HR, 10 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1957, hitting .524 with 1 HR, 10 RBI
Signed as a free agent by Twin Falls on 2/10/1958 to a 3-year deal worth $4,000,000 per year
Injured on 4/8/1958 with a Bruised Ulna, out for 1-2 weeks
Released by Twin Falls on 3/2/1960