Michael
Corning
 
Nickname: Mayor
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 205
 
Born: October 7, 1935 in Longview
 
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 TF SP    
1956 20 TF SP    
1957 21 TF SP    
1958 22 TF SP $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 300,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 23 TF SP    
1960 24 TF SP    
1961 25 TF SP $ 300,000  
1962 26 TF SP $ 300,000  
1963 27 TF SP $ 300,000  
1964 28 TF SP $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings    
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 300,000  
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
1955 19 TF SP    
1956 20 TF SP    
1957 21 TF SP    
1958 22 TF SP $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 300,000  
                                             
  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 23 TF SP    
1960 24 TF SP    
1961 25 TF SP $ 300,000  
1962 26 TF SP $ 300,000  
1963 27 TF SP $ 300,000  
1964 28 TF SP $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings    
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 300,000  
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
1955 19 AA   5 1 .833 9 9 2 1 0 60.7 62 25 8 25 47 3.71 .267 .339 .418 .757  
1956 20 AA   4 12 .250 23 23 2 0 0 142.3 175 82 18 61 125 5.19 .296 .362 .448 .810  
1957 21 AAA   2 0 1.000 3 3 0 0 0 17.0 13 6 1 10 9 3.18 .194 .299 .284 .582  
    AA   11 4 .733 20 20 6 2 0 151.7 144 62 15 38 120 3.68 .249 .295 .370 .665  
1958 22 TF SP 0 3 .000 4 4 0 0 0 18.0 33 20 3 13 7 10.00 .388 .480 .588 1.068 0.0
    AAA   4 5 .444 11 11 2 0 0 75.7 72 42 4 46 56 5.00 .253 .356 .358 .714  
    AA   6 5 .545 14 14 2 1 0 93.7 96 43 12 35 78 4.13 .259 .323 .411 .734  
1959 23 AAA   8 11 .421 24 24 0 0 0 144.3 164 86 17 84 124 5.36 .283 .373 .421 .794  
1960 24 AAA   12 11 .522 30 30 0 0 0 185.3 196 106 15 101 204 5.15 .270 .359 .397 .756  
1961 25 TF SP 5 13 .278 27 24 0 0 1 125.3 140 92 18 83 106 6.61 .285 .394 .464 .858 0.0
    AAA   0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.7 3 2 0 2 15 2.70 .130 .200 .174 .374  
1962 26 TF SP 2 4 .333 32 11 0 0 1 94.0 83 42 10 39 86 4.02 .234 .315 .390 .705 5.8
    AAA   5 2 .714 9 9 1 0 0 63.7 35 21 7 32 91 2.97 .162 .270 .296 .566  
1963 27 TF SP 8 24 .250 42 42 0 0 0 235.0 231 127 20 137 216 4.86 .257 .360 .390 .749 6.8
1964 28 TF SP 7 14 .333 30 30 0 0 0 175.0 151 97 14 103 174 4.99 .232 .342 .362 .704 2.3
5 Years Sim 22 58 .275 135 111 0 0 2 647.3 638 378 65 375 589 5.26 .257 .360 .404 .764 14.9
6 Years AAA 31 29 .517 78 78 3 0 0 492.6 483 263 44 275 499 4.80 .255 .349 .380 .729  
4 Years AA 26 22 .542 66 66 12 4 0 448.3 477 212 53 159 370 4.26 .269 .329 .411 .740  
10 Years Minors 57 51 .528 144 144 15 4 0 941.0 960 475 97 434 869 4.54 .262 .340 .395 .735  
Season Average 4 11 .267 27 22 0 0 0 129.5 127 75 13 75 117 5.26 .257 .360 .404 .764  
Career Highs 8 24 .333 42 42 0 0 1 235.0 231 127 20 137 216 10.00 .388 .480 .588 1.068  
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   510 305 46 286 451   .262 .357 .404 .760
vs LH   128 73 19 89 138   .239 .348 .406 .753
Home 11 31 .262 65 57 0 0 2 323.3 328 197 37 196 296 5.48 .261 .361 .418 .778
Away 11 27 .289 70 54 0 0 0 324.0 310 181 28 179 293 5.03 .253 .349 .390 .739
Mar/Apr 2 7 .222 15 15 0 0 0 79.3 77 50 6 54 67 5.67 .255 .368 .377 .745
May 2 12 .143 18 16 0 0 0 105.3 83 47 10 50 106 4.02 .221 .312 .354 .666
June 4 11 .267 28 18 0 0 1 111.7 111 60 9 79 101 4.84 .263 .379 .391 .770
July 5 7 .417 26 17 0 0 0 110.3 108 55 14 48 99 4.49 .254 .330 .426 .756
August 5 11 .313 21 21 0 0 0 112.0 112 76 12 71 106 6.11 .258 .362 .415 .777
Sep/Oct 4 10 .286 27 24 0 0 1 128.7 147 90 14 73 110 6.30 .282 .370 .440 .810
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
1958 22 TF SP 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
1961 25 TF SP 27 36 2 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 16 .111 .135 .222 .357 0.5 0.0
1962 26 TF SP 32 19 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 10 .105 .150 .105 .255 -0.1 0.0
1963 27 TF SP 42 68 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 33 .015 .056 .015 .071 -4.4 0.0
1964 28 TF SP 28 48 2 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 20 .104 .104 .167 .271 -1.0 0.0
5 Years Sim 133 176 6 12 3 2 0 5 0 0 5 82 .068 .094 .108 .202 -5.4 0.0
162 Game Average 214 7 14 3 2 0 6 0 0 6 99 .068 .094 .108 .202 -6.6  
Career Highs 42 68 2 5 2 1 0 2 0 0 3 33 .111 .150 .222 .357 0.5  
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   143 6 11 3 2 0 5 0 0 5 68 .077 .108 .126 .234 -3.7
vs LH   33 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 .030 .030 .030 .061 -2.6
Home 64 80 4 5 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 39 .063 .096 .100 .196 -2.9
Away 69 96 2 7 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 43 .073 .092 .115 .206 -3.4
RISP   53 0 4 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 29 .075 .075 .094 .170 -2.5
Close/Late   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4
Mar/Apr 15 26 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 .077 .077 .192 .269 -0.5
May 16 24 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 12 .042 .115 .125 .240 -0.5
June 28 31 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 .065 .065 .065 .129 -1.8
July 24 29 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 14 .103 .161 .138 .299 -0.1
August 21 34 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 .088 .088 .118 .206 -1.3
Sep/Oct 24 32 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 17 .031 .061 .031 .092 -2.1
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1958 22 TF SP P 4 4 18.0 3 7 0 0 1.000 5.00    
1961 25 TF SP P 27 24 125.3 7 13 3 1 .870 1.44    
1962 26 TF SP P 32 11 94.0 4 14 1 1 .947 1.72    
1963 27 TF SP P 42 42 235.0 9 24 3 0 .917 1.26    
1964 28 TF SP P 30 30 175.0 7 16 3 2 .885 1.18    
Career Totals   135 111 647.3 30 74 10 4 .912 1.45    
Career Highs   42 42 235.0 9 24 3 2 1.000 5.00    
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Losses
1961-8-13
1963-1-24
1964-5-14
Games Started
1963-1-42
Innings Pitched
1963-1-235.0
Hits Allowed
1963-5-231
Strikeouts
1963-1-216
Walks Allowed
1961-4-83
1963-2-137
1964-2-103
Hits per 9IP
1964-6-7.8
Strikeouts per 9IP
1963-4-8.3
1964-3-8.9
OAVG
1964-6-.232
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 8    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 14    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
 
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History
Drafted in 2nd round, 34th overall pick, by Twin Falls in 1955
Released by Twin Falls on 6/1/1955
Signed as a free agent by Twin Falls on 6/11/1955 to a minor league deal
Injured on 8/10/1955 with a Ruptured Bicep Tendon, out for 6 weeks
Injured on 7/31/1956 with a Strained Bicep Tendon, out for 3 weeks
Injured on 5/28/1957 with a Sore Shoulder, out for one week
Injured on 8/19/1959 with a Pulled Bicep Tendon, out for 3 weeks
Injured on 5/20/1960 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for one week
Earned first career win on 4/15/1961
Had first career hit (triple) on 5/31/1961, off Shawn Brunetti (HIN)