Joseph
Brockway
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: December 23, 1935 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Cy Young Award 1964   
All-Star Selections 1961    1962    1964   
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
1955 19 NOR HL    
1956 20 COT HL    
1957 21 COT HL    
1958 22 COT HL    
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 23 COT HL $ 300,000  
1960 24 COT HL $ 300,000  
1961 25 COT HL $ 300,000  
1962 26 COT HL $ 3,478,571  
1963 27 COT HL $ 3,578,571  
1964 28 COT HL $ 3,942,857  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,942,857  
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1955 19 NOR HL    
1956 20 COT HL    
1957 21 COT HL    
1958 22 COT HL    
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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 23 COT HL $ 300,000  
1960 24 COT HL $ 300,000  
1961 25 COT HL $ 300,000  
1962 26 COT HL $ 3,478,571  
1963 27 COT HL $ 3,578,571  
1964 28 COT HL $ 3,942,857  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,942,857  
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
1955 19 A   10 4 .714 16 16 8 1 0 129.7 115 46 10 23 107 3.19 .234 .268 .358 .627  
1956 20 AAA   2 2 .500 6 5 0 0 0 28.0 48 29 5 11 28 9.32 .378 .428 .559 .987  
    AA   5 12 .294 17 17 3 0 0 107.7 134 74 20 37 110 6.19 .300 .353 .535 .888  
1957 21 AA   10 11 .476 23 23 6 1 0 165.7 219 100 14 45 234 5.43 .317 .359 .454 .813  
1958 22 AAA   9 5 .643 16 16 2 1 0 114.7 150 63 13 18 155 4.95 .312 .337 .476 .813  
1959 23 COT HL 3 5 .375 26 15 0 0 0 92.0 106 58 24 32 97 5.67 .286 .340 .544 .884 0.9
1960 24 COT HL 7 12 .368 37 23 0 0 1 169.0 184 96 26 34 138 5.11 .275 .310 .477 .787 4.5
1961 25 COT HL 18 4 .818 32 32 5 2 0 224.0 203 62 4 29 169 2.49 .242 .271 .326 .597 21.7
1962 26 COT HL 17 4 .810 32 32 1 0 0 222.0 211 65 8 16 182 2.64 .247 .261 .336 .598 19.2
1963 27 COT HL 15 7 .682 29 29 0 0 0 202.3 174 62 4 16 182 2.76 .230 .250 .325 .576 21.0
1964 28 COT HL 23 6 .793 40 40 4 2 0 291.7 236 54 5 26 257 1.67 .218 .236 .297 .534 38.1
6 Years Sim 83 38 .686 196 171 10 4 1 1201.0 1114 397 71 153 1025 2.98 .244 .269 .361 .630 105.4
2 Years AAA 11 7 .611 22 21 2 1 0 142.7 198 92 18 29 183 5.80 .326 .356 .493 .850  
2 Years AA 15 23 .395 40 40 9 1 0 273.3 353 174 34 82 344 5.73 .310 .357 .485 .842  
1 Years A 10 4 .714 16 16 8 1 0 129.7 115 46 10 23 107 3.19 .234 .268 .358 .627  
5 Years Minors 36 34 .514 78 77 19 3 0 545.6 666 312 62 134 634 5.15 .298 .338 .460 .797  
Season Average 13 6 .684 32 28 1 0 0 200.2 185 66 11 25 170 2.98 .244 .269 .361 .630  
Career Highs 23 12 .818 40 40 5 2 1 291.7 236 96 26 34 257 5.67 .286 .340 .544 .884  
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   549 207 36 76 530   .233 .257 .351 .608
vs LH   565 190 35 77 495   .256 .281 .371 .652
Home 49 18 .731 102 88 6 2 1 649.6 589 197 35 78 547 2.73 .238 .261 .352 .613
Away 34 20 .630 94 83 4 2 0 551.3 525 200 36 75 478 3.26 .251 .277 .371 .648
Mar/Apr 11 5 .688 32 24 1 1 1 178.0 187 78 14 28 148 3.94 .269 .298 .398 .695
May 17 4 .810 37 31 1 1 0 218.7 206 67 16 16 199 2.76 .244 .258 .372 .630
June 13 9 .591 30 30 2 0 0 191.0 195 71 12 35 158 3.35 .265 .298 .399 .697
July 12 4 .750 24 22 2 1 0 152.3 129 44 7 22 128 2.60 .228 .256 .321 .577
August 17 7 .708 33 32 2 0 0 229.7 188 63 14 18 185 2.47 .219 .235 .323 .558
Sep/Oct 13 9 .591 40 32 4 3 0 231.3 209 74 8 34 207 2.88 .240 .269 .352 .621
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
1959 23 COT HL 26 26 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 14 .192 .185 .192 .377 0.7 0.0
1960 24 COT HL 37 46 5 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 17 .152 .235 .152 .387 1.8 0.0
1961 25 COT HL 32 80 14 21 4 2 0 6 0 0 1 23 .263 .272 .363 .634 7.5 0.7
1962 26 COT HL 32 78 3 10 3 0 0 7 0 0 2 43 .128 .150 .167 .317 0.0 0.0
1963 27 COT HL 29 65 9 15 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 23 .231 .268 .246 .514 5.3 0.0
1964 28 COT HL 40 94 9 14 0 0 1 5 0 0 1 42 .149 .158 .181 .339 1.0 0.0
6 Years Sim 196 389 42 72 8 2 1 26 0 1 13 162 .185 .210 .224 .434 16.4 0.7
162 Game Average 321 34 59 6 1 0 21 0 0 10 133 .185 .210 .224 .434 13.6  
Career Highs 40 94 14 21 4 2 1 7 0 1 5 43 .263 .272 .363 .634 7.5  
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   262 30 48 6 1 0 15 0 1 9 108 .183 .208 .214 .422 8.1
vs LH   127 12 24 2 1 1 11 0 0 4 54 .189 .214 .244 .458 5.4
Home 102 200 21 31 5 1 1 14 0 0 4 85 .155 .172 .205 .377 3.2
Away 94 189 21 41 3 1 0 12 0 1 9 77 .217 .249 .243 .492 10.2
RISP   96 0 15 1 1 1 22 0 0 5 41 .156 .192 .219 .411 3.1
Close/Late   5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.5
Mar/Apr 32 58 7 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 24 .172 .194 .190 .383 1.3
May 37 73 5 8 1 0 0 5 0 1 1 30 .110 .122 .123 .245 -2.0
June 30 60 6 13 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 26 .217 .217 .233 .450 2.2
July 22 51 6 10 1 2 1 7 0 0 1 23 .196 .212 .353 .564 3.6
August 32 75 8 17 2 0 0 6 0 0 4 26 .227 .263 .253 .516 4.7
Sep/Oct 40 72 10 14 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 33 .194 .247 .222 .469 3.6
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1959 23 COT HL P 26 15 92.0 5 18 1 2 .958 2.25    
1960 24 COT HL P 37 23 169.0 9 20 0 2 1.000 1.54    
1961 25 COT HL P 32 32 224.0 13 29 2 2 .955 1.69    
1962 26 COT HL P 32 32 222.0 13 22 2 2 .946 1.42    
1963 27 COT HL P 29 29 202.3 9 22 2 3 .939 1.38    
1964 28 COT HL P 40 40 291.7 15 24 3 1 .929 1.20    
Career Totals   196 171 1201.0 64 135 10 12 .952 1.49    
Career Highs   40 40 291.7 15 29 3 3 1.000 2.25    
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
1960 24 COT HL 0 1 .000 2 2 0 0 0 13.3 11 5 0 2 11 3.38 .208 .236 .264 .501
1961 25 COT HL 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 5.7 5 4 0 1 6 6.36 .250 .286 .350 .636
1962 26 COT HL 4 0 1.000 5 5 2 2 0 39.0 29 3 0 2 32 0.69 .203 .214 .252 .466
1964 28 COT HL 1 0 1.000 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 4 1 0 0 8 1.29 .160 .160 .200 .360
Career Post-Season Pitching 5 1 .833 9 9 2 2 0 65.0 49 13 0 5 57 1.80 .203 .220 .257 .477
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
1960 24 COT HL 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000
1961 25 COT HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1962 26 COT HL 5 13 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 5 .308 .357 .308 .665
1964 28 COT HL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 9 21 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 11 .190 .227 .190 .418
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1961-6-2.49
1962-5-2.64
1963-3-2.76
1964-1-1.67
CAR-19-2.98
Wins
1961-4-18
1962-3-17
1963-6-15
1964-1-23
Winning Pct
1961-4-.818
1962-3-.810
1963-7-.682
1964-3-.793
CAR-4-.686
Games Started
1964-1-40
Complete Games
1961-1-5
1964-2-4
Shutouts
1961-2-2
1964-1-2
Innings Pitched
1961-9-224.0
1962-4-222.0
1964-1-291.7
Hits Allowed
1964-2-236
Strikeouts
1962-6-182
1963-7-182
1964-1-257
Walks per 9IP
1961-5-1.2
1962-2-0.6
1963-1-0.7
1964-3-0.8
CAR-5-1.1
Hits per 9IP
1962-10-8.6
1963-3-7.7
1964-2-7.3
Strikeouts per 9IP
1962-8-7.4
1963-6-8.1
1964-5-7.9
WHiP
1961-8-1.04
1962-5-1.02
1963-1-0.94
1964-1-0.90
CAR-18-1.05
OAVG
1962-10-.247
1963-3-.230
1964-2-.218
OOBP
1961-8-.271
1962-5-.261
1963-2-.250
1964-1-.236
CAR-14-.269
OSLG
1961-6-.326
1962-7-.336
1963-4-.325
1964-1-.297
OOPS
1961-8-.597
1962-5-.598
1963-1-.576
1964-1-.534
CAR-24-.630
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 21    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 92    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 43    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 5th round, 112nd overall pick, by Northampton in 1955
Traded from Northampton to Cottonwood on 7/21/1956 (Going to NOR: CF D. Cothren. Going to COT: P J. Brockway)
Earned first career win on 5/9/1959
Had first career hit on 5/21/1959, off William Bradford (JC)
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/1961, going 6-1, 1.36
Injured on 10/9/1961 with a Tender Shoulder, out for one week
Was selected to the 1962 Allstar game
1/26/1963: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,578,571 through salary arbitration
Injured on 6/21/1963 with a Strained Tricep Muscle, out for 5 weeks
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1963, going 3-0, 1.59
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,942,857 through salary arbitration
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 6/1/1964, going 4-0, 1.86
Won Player of the Week award on 6/7/1964, winning 2 games with a 0.00 ERA
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1964, going 4-1, 1.79
Was selected to the 1964 Allstar game
Hit first career homerun on 7/25/1964, off Harry Rast (KIN)
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1964, going 5-1, 0.83
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/1964, going 5-1, 0.87
Won Cy Young Award in 1964, going 23-6, 1.67 ERA
10/26/1964: Signed a contract extension with Cottonwood, $15,000,000 per year, for 3 years