Wendell
Clemente
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 235
 
Born: September 12, 1926 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1947   
All-Star Selections 1958    1960    1961   
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 18 JEN HL    
1946 19 JEN HL    
1947 20 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1948 21 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1949 22 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1950 23 JEN HL $ 400,357  
1951 24 JEN HL $ 610,714  
1952 25 JEN HL $ 1,526,786  
1953 26 JEN HL $ 2,394,000  
1954 27 JEN HL $ 2,394,000  
1955 28 JEN HL $ 2,394,000  
1956 29 MC HL $ 4,000,000  
1957 30 MC HL $ 4,000,000  
1958 31 MC HL $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 4,000,000  
                                             
  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 32 YAN SP $ 6,200,000  
1960 33 YAN SP $ 6,200,000  
1961 34 YAN SP $ 6,200,000  
1962 35 YAN SP $ 6,200,000  
1963 36 YAN SP    
OOTP6 Min Ratings    
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 6,200,000  
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
1945 18 A   137 512 72 166 13 2 22 64 5 3 48 99 .324 .382 .486 .868 90.7  
1946 19 AA   40 150 16 39 2 2 5 20 4 0 9 39 .260 .302 .400 .702 18.8  
    A   95 358 46 105 18 1 15 43 4 8 46 57 .293 .374 .475 .849 60.6  
1947 20 JEN HL 36 78 10 20 3 0 2 6 0 0 5 11 .256 .310 .372 .681 8.9 1.0
    AAA   5 23 1 9 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 .391 .391 .478 .870 3.7  
    AA   75 291 33 85 13 1 6 34 3 3 20 54 .292 .338 .405 .743 38.1  
1948 21 JEN HL 124 209 30 56 6 4 11 37 0 1 11 56 .268 .306 .493 .799 29.0 4.0
1949 22 JEN HL 90 168 21 50 11 4 6 29 0 0 14 35 .298 .351 .518 .869 29.3 5.8
    AAA   56 219 28 60 12 0 3 22 2 1 19 34 .274 .332 .370 .702 26.7  
1950 23 JEN HL 113 221 26 61 6 2 4 29 1 0 16 37 .276 .329 .376 .705 25.6 3.4
    AAA   36 140 19 38 13 1 6 26 1 0 17 20 .271 .350 .507 .857 24.2  
1951 24 JEN HL 153 585 75 169 27 8 10 63 9 3 47 81 .289 .341 .414 .755 80.4 12.8
1952 25 JEN HL 162 662 71 155 24 4 7 50 8 7 55 90 .234 .297 .314 .611 62.6 3.7
1953 26 JEN HL 154 559 68 157 16 3 20 82 2 1 46 65 .281 .337 .428 .764 79.7 13.4
1954 27 JEN HL 152 582 77 162 29 4 23 106 1 0 39 86 .278 .329 .460 .790 86.9 18.5
1955 28 JEN HL 134 461 64 131 30 2 15 72 0 0 19 81 .284 .321 .456 .777 62.4 10.4
1956 29 GRE HL 70 181 24 54 6 2 7 25 2 2 7 20 .298 .332 .470 .801 26.0 4.5
  MC HL 54 170 15 45 4 2 2 21 1 2 8 17 .265 .308 .347 .655 16.8 1.9
  TOT   124 351 39 99 10 4 9 46 3 4 15 37 .282 .320 .410 .730 42.8 6.4
    AAA   8 32 2 4 3 0 1 3 0 0 1 4 .125 .152 .313 .464 1.3  
1957 30 MC HL 157 555 80 186 33 7 18 82 0 0 39 87 .335 .381 .517 .898 95.9 20.3
1958 31 MC HL 148 530 79 180 34 6 12 61 0 0 28 75 .340 .380 .494 .875 87.1 20.7
1959 32 MC HL 82 301 40 95 15 1 3 36 1 1 24 50 .316 .373 .402 .775 41.6 7.4
  YAN SP 49 205 31 68 11 0 4 29 1 0 14 39 .332 .381 .444 .825 31.1 6.2
  TOT   131 506 71 163 26 1 7 65 2 1 38 89 .322 .377 .419 .796 72.7 13.6
    AAA   23 67 10 25 5 0 1 8 2 1 6 9 .373 .425 .493 .917 12.6  
1960 33 YAN SP 155 592 93 184 26 2 19 91 11 4 46 109 .311 .366 .458 .823 98.3 17.0
1961 34 YAN SP 150 624 100 203 35 5 18 95 4 3 42 122 .325 .374 .484 .858 104.9 22.4
1962 35 YAN SP 134 424 54 127 18 2 8 57 5 1 16 76 .300 .330 .408 .738 54.2 8.6
1963 36 YAN SP 33 47 8 11 2 0 1 4 0 0 2 9 .234 .265 .340 .606 3.5 0.2
17 Years Sim 2150 7154 966 2114 336 58 190 975 46 25 478 1146 .295 .344 .438 .783 1024.1 182.2
5 Years AAA 128 481 60 136 33 2 11 62 5 2 43 71 .283 .354 .428 .782 68.4  
2 Years AA 115 441 49 124 15 3 11 54 7 3 29 93 .281 .339 .404 .743 57.0  
2 Years A 232 870 118 271 31 3 37 107 9 11 94 156 .311 .385 .482 .867 151.3  
9 Years Minors 475 1792 227 531 79 8 59 223 21 16 166 320 .296 .366 .448 .814 276.7  
162 Game Average 539 72 159 25 4 14 73 3 1 36 86 .295 .344 .438 .783 77.2  
Career Highs 162 662 100 203 35 8 23 106 11 7 55 122 .340 .381 .518 .898 104.9  
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   5017 648 1440 204 42 120 620 37 18 296 842 .287 .331 .416 .748 658.5
vs LH   2137 318 674 132 16 70 355 9 7 182 304 .315 .373 .490 .864 361.3
Home 1062 3478 444 1009 167 25 80 446 20 16 223 589 .290 .337 .422 .758 467.2
Away 1088 3676 522 1105 169 33 110 529 26 9 255 557 .301 .352 .454 .806 552.6
RISP   1745 0 532 79 13 50 742 0 0 150 311 .305 .356 .451 .807 272.0
Pinch Hitting   361 46 107 16 3 12 62 1 1 26 69 .296 .347 .457 .804 54.2
Close/Late   914 99 292 43 9 25 141 0 0 73 153 .319 .374 .468 .842 148.9
Mar/Apr 347 1180 175 363 65 12 37 165 10 3 86 191 .308 .362 .477 .839 188.7
May 379 1266 175 381 56 10 38 184 4 4 77 194 .301 .344 .451 .795 184.6
June 348 1120 139 317 54 12 22 115 8 4 78 189 .283 .333 .412 .744 147.1
July 267 930 119 269 46 4 26 120 6 4 60 156 .289 .336 .431 .768 128.0
August 378 1248 176 378 52 11 29 182 13 7 91 185 .303 .355 .432 .787 181.2
Sep/Oct 431 1410 182 406 63 9 38 209 5 3 86 231 .288 .335 .426 .761 190.2
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1947 20 JEN HL 1B 16 9 99.7 102 7 0 12 1.000 9.84   0.2
    3B 18 8 90.7 8 26 2 3 .944 3.38   0.5
    SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1948 21 JEN HL 3B 25 19 175.7 14 48 5 6 .925 3.18   0.9
    1B 23 14 140.0 127 10 3 17 .979 8.81   0.2
1949 22 JEN HL 3B 28 23 200.7 14 36 3 2 .943 2.24   0.7
    1B 10 8 81.0 84 5 1 7 .989 9.89   0.1
    CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1950 23 JEN HL 3B 27 25 230.7 18 53 2 5 .973 2.77   0.8
    1B 14 14 115.0 119 8 0 15 1.000 9.94   0.2
    LF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1951 24 JEN HL 3B 142 142 1238.7 93 272 13 20 .966 2.65   5.5
1952 25 JEN HL 3B 162 162 1441.3 103 304 15 30 .964 2.54   3.6
1953 26 JEN HL 3B 108 108 962.3 57 195 11 27 .958 2.36   3.6
    1B 40 40 357.7 358 26 0 31 1.000 9.66   0.5
    SS 1 0 2.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
1954 27 JEN HL 1B 101 101 881.7 946 66 7 88 .993 10.33   1.5
    3B 47 46 413.0 25 97 5 8 .961 2.66   1.4
1955 28 JEN HL 1B 87 82 745.0 794 67 8 64 .991 10.40   1.3
    3B 34 31 264.7 9 54 0 5 1.000 2.14   1.1
    SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1956 29 GRE HL 1B 32 26 201.4 198 13 2 13 .991 9.43   0.2
    3B 27 24 190.3 11 36 2 5 .959 2.22   0.8
    CF 1 0 2.1 2 0 0 0 1.000 8.57   0.0
    LF 1 0 0.5 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  MC HL 1B 25 20 189.9 187 12 1 12 .995 9.43   0.4
    3B 20 19 179.4 11 34 2 4 .957 2.26   0.2
    CF 0 0 1.9 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.47   0.0
    LF 0 0 0.5 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  TOT   1B 57 46 391.3 385 25 3 25 .993 9.43   0.6
      3B 47 43 369.7 22 70 4 9 .958 2.24   1.0
      CF 1 0 4.0 4 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
      LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 .00   0.0
1957 30 MC HL 3B 87 84 720.0 37 178 8 15 .964 2.69   2.0
    1B 58 57 504.3 522 39 5 37 .991 10.01   1.0
1958 31 MC HL 3B 72 69 610.7 38 144 11 13 .943 2.68   1.3
    1B 66 62 533.3 534 29 5 48 .991 9.50   0.8
1959 32 MC HL 1B 46 43 368.6 346 27 5 27 .987 9.11   1.0
    3B 34 33 275.1 24 60 2 4 .977 2.75   0.5
    CF 1 1 4.8 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.88   0.0
  YAN SP 1B 27 25 247.6 233 18 3 18 .988 9.12   0.1
    3B 20 20 184.8 16 41 1 2 .983 2.78   0.7
    CF 0 0 3.2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  TOT   1B 73 68 616.2 579 45 8 45 .987 9.11   1.1
      3B 54 53 459.9 40 101 3 6 .979 2.76   1.1
      CF 1 1 8.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.13   0.0
1960 33 YAN SP 1B 148 146 1270.0 1430 102 11 126 .993 10.86   2.8
    3B 4 0 5.7 0 3 0 1 1.000 4.77   0.1
1961 34 YAN SP 1B 148 145 1293.3 1415 99 10 116 .993 10.54   3.3
1962 35 YAN SP 1B 51 48 432.7 464 26 8 43 .984 10.19   0.8
    3B 56 32 349.0 27 76 5 11 .954 2.66   1.1
1963 36 YAN SP 1B 9 3 40.0 51 5 0 1 1.000 12.60   0.1
    3B 3 2 19.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.95   0.0
  3B 914 847 7551.5 506 1658 87 161 .961 2.58   24.8
  1B 901 843 7501.1 7910 559 69 675 .992 10.16   14.5
  CF 3 1 13.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 3.46   0.0
  SS 3 0 4.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25   0.0
  LF 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   1823 1691 15072.7 8421 2218 156 836 .986 6.35   39.4
Career Highs   162 162 1441.3 1430 304 16 127 1.000 10.83    
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
1947 20 JEN HL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1955 28 JEN HL 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1959 32 YAN SP 9 38 6 10 4 0 2 9 0 0 2 13 .263 .300 .526 .826
1962 35 YAN SP 5 10 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .300 .400 .700
Career Post-Season Batting 14 52 8 13 5 0 2 9 0 0 2 15 .250 .278 .462 .739
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
1957-6-.335
1958-8-.340
1961-10-.325
On-Base Pct
1957-8-.381
OPS
1957-10-.898
XR
1961-8-104.9
CAR-45-1024.1
Games
1952-1-162
1957-8-157
CAR-17-2150
At-Bats
1952-3-662
1961-1-624
CAR-22-7154
Runs
1961-7-100
CAR-50-966
Hits
1960-9-184
1961-4-203
CAR-23-2114
Total Bases
1961-7-302
CAR-37-3136
Singles
1961-8-145
CAR-16-1530
RBIs
1954-6-106
1961-10-95
CAR-40-975
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 2    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 33    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 28    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 40th round, 958th overall pick, by Jenton in 1945
Injured on 8/17/1946 with a Swollen Ear, out for one week
Injured on 8/21/1946 with a Pulled Anterior Cruciate Ligament, out for 5 weeks
Had first career hit on 6/30/1947, off Cory Libby (BLA)
Hit first career homerun on 8/25/1947, off Mario Longshore (BLA)
Won Kennel Cup with Jenton in 1947
Injured on 7/31/1950 with a Tight Shoulder, out for 3 days
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Greenwood on 5/23/1952
Had 21-game hitting streak snapped on 4/22/1954
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Cottonwood on 7/25/1954
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Hood River on 9/14/1955
Signed as a free agent by Greenwood on 2/18/1956 to a 4-year deal worth $4,000,000 per year
Traded from Greenwood to Murray Creek on 7/31/1956 (Going to MC: 1B W. Clemente, 2B M. Watteau. Going to GRE: LF G. Atwell)
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Blackwood on 5/18/1957
Was selected to the 1958 Allstar game
Traded from Murray Creek to Yancey on 7/11/1959 (Going to MC: C Timber Roman. Going to YAN: 1B Wendell Clemente, C Jayson Ahlgren)
Drove in 6 runs against Kendall on 10/12/1959
Won Player of the Week award on 7/14/1960, hitting .500 with 1 HR, 6 RBI
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Stratford on 7/29/1960
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1961, hitting .480 with 1 HR, 8 RBI
Had 23-game hitting streak snapped on 5/27/1961
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1961, hitting .402 with 6 HR, 25 RBI
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/11/1961, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 5 RBI
Had 2000th career hit on 4/30/1962, off Peter Baker (OAK)
Released by Yancey on 7/11/1963