Shelby
Crnkovich
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: August 17, 1933 in Dominican Republic
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove 1963   
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
1952 18 STR SP    
1953 19 STR SP    
1954 20 STR SP    
1955 21 STR SP    
1956 22 STR SP    
1957 23 STR SP    
1958 24 GRE HL    
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  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 25 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1960 26 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1961 27 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1962 28 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1963 29 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1964 30 GRE HL $ 1,564,286  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 1,564,286  
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
1952 18 STR SP    
1953 19 STR SP    
1954 20 STR SP    
1955 21 STR SP    
1956 22 STR SP    
1957 23 STR SP    
1958 24 GRE 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 25 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1960 26 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1961 27 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1962 28 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1963 29 GRE HL $ 300,000  
1964 30 GRE HL $ 1,564,286  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 1,564,286  
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
1952 18 A   7 10 .412 26 26 4 0 0 179.0 214 90 15 68 160 4.53 .301 .362 .449 .811  
1953 19 A   7 10 .412 27 27 0 0 0 173.3 205 101 15 63 178 5.24 .295 .354 .456 .810  
1954 20 A   12 11 .522 26 26 0 0 0 175.3 183 83 8 53 254 4.26 .261 .313 .382 .695  
1955 21 AA   5 15 .250 23 23 0 0 0 132.7 166 90 18 60 219 6.11 .302 .371 .488 .859  
1956 22 AA   5 7 .417 18 18 0 0 0 106.7 112 53 11 42 178 4.47 .262 .328 .419 .748  
1957 23 AA   12 8 .600 26 26 2 1 0 186.7 188 77 26 50 269 3.71 .258 .306 .422 .728  
1958 24 AAA   2 2 .500 4 4 0 0 0 21.7 22 13 1 8 30 5.40 .247 .309 .348 .658  
    AA   5 6 .455 16 16 2 1 0 118.0 108 46 12 20 193 3.51 .242 .274 .405 .679  
1959 25 GRE HL 4 10 .286 22 19 1 1 0 109.7 123 67 15 42 73 5.50 .284 .344 .457 .801 0.2
    AAA   7 2 .778 12 12 0 0 0 73.0 78 40 14 28 88 4.93 .270 .334 .474 .808  
1960 26 GRE HL 1 3 .250 9 9 0 0 0 41.7 65 29 10 14 29 6.27 .351 .395 .573 .968 0.0
    AAA   7 5 .583 18 18 1 0 0 127.3 114 51 19 28 132 3.60 .234 .276 .407 .682  
1961 27 GRE HL 1 0 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0.00 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.5
    AAA   8 14 .364 26 26 1 0 0 169.0 180 89 26 33 174 4.74 .267 .301 .431 .732  
1962 28 GRE HL 11 6 .647 33 31 0 0 0 172.7 193 76 16 29 108 3.96 .278 .312 .398 .710 10.6
1963 29 GRE HL 10 6 .625 44 26 0 0 1 170.7 179 76 16 30 118 4.01 .270 .302 .431 .732 11.7
1964 30 GRE HL 9 10 .474 33 33 0 0 0 191.0 220 90 23 24 133 4.24 .290 .313 .448 .761 8.5
6 Years Sim 36 35 .507 142 118 1 1 1 687.6 781 338 80 139 463 4.42 .285 .320 .440 .760 31.4
4 Years AAA 24 23 .511 60 60 2 0 0 391.0 394 193 60 97 424 4.44 .256 .300 .427 .727  
4 Years AA 27 36 .429 83 83 4 2 0 544.0 574 266 67 172 859 4.40 .267 .321 .435 .756  
3 Years A 26 31 .456 79 79 4 0 0 527.7 602 274 38 184 592 4.67 .286 .343 .429 .772  
11 Years Minors 77 90 .461 222 222 10 2 0 1462.6 1570 733 165 453 1875 4.51 .271 .324 .431 .754  
Season Average 6 5 .545 23 19 0 0 0 114.6 130 56 13 23 77 4.42 .285 .320 .440 .760  
Career Highs 11 10 1.000 44 33 1 1 1 191.0 220 90 23 42 133 6.27 .351 .395 .573 .968  
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   439 186 44 66 277   .274 .303 .429 .732
vs LH   342 152 36 73 186   .299 .342 .455 .797
Home 23 20 .535 78 64 0 0 1 385.6 430 181 49 78 257 4.22 .282 .317 .446 .762
Away 13 15 .464 64 54 1 1 0 302.0 351 157 31 61 206 4.68 .289 .323 .433 .756
Mar/Apr 6 2 .750 29 11 0 0 1 85.7 89 33 8 17 56 3.47 .272 .308 .413 .721
May 4 3 .571 15 15 0 0 0 83.7 92 32 5 9 65 3.44 .269 .288 .389 .677
June 8 6 .571 22 21 0 0 0 120.3 130 56 12 24 76 4.19 .281 .316 .430 .746
July 6 5 .545 20 20 1 1 0 109.3 125 63 18 22 68 5.19 .285 .320 .477 .797
August 5 12 .294 29 29 0 0 0 156.7 193 96 26 37 100 5.52 .301 .339 .495 .834
Sep/Oct 7 7 .500 27 22 0 0 0 132.0 152 58 11 30 98 3.96 .286 .324 .403 .727
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 25 GRE HL 25 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 -3.3 0.0
1960 26 GRE HL 9 13 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 6 .154 .154 .462 .615 1.2 0.0
1962 28 GRE HL 33 51 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 25 .000 .019 .000 .019 -4.2 0.0
1963 29 GRE HL 44 46 7 3 0 0 3 5 0 0 1 20 .065 .085 .261 .346 0.9 0.0
1964 30 GRE HL 33 51 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 4 26 .039 .109 .118 .227 -0.7 0.0
5 Years Sim 144 193 13 7 2 0 5 9 0 0 6 93 .036 .065 .124 .190 -6.1 0.0
162 Game Average 217 14 7 2 0 5 10 0 0 6 104 .036 .065 .124 .190 -6.9  
Career Highs 44 51 7 3 1 0 3 5 0 0 4 26 .154 .154 .462 .615 1.2  
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   139 9 5 2 0 3 6 0 0 5 70 .036 .069 .115 .185 -5.4
vs LH   54 4 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 23 .037 .055 .148 .203 -1.8
Home 77 101 3 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 3 52 .020 .048 .059 .107 -6.3
Away 67 92 10 5 1 0 4 7 0 0 3 41 .054 .084 .196 .280 -0.9
RISP   55 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 34 .018 .053 .073 .125 -3.1
Close/Late   2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2
Mar/Apr 29 20 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 .050 .050 .200 .250 -0.4
May 15 24 2 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 8 .083 .083 .333 .417 0.8
June 22 36 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 .000 .000 .000 .000 -3.5
July 20 34 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 19 .029 .108 .059 .167 -1.4
August 29 48 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 23 .042 .080 .125 .205 -1.6
Sep/Oct 29 31 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 17 .032 .063 .129 .192 -1.1
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1959 25 GRE HL P 22 19 109.7 6 18 3 2 .889 1.97    
1960 26 GRE HL P 9 9 41.7 1 9 0 1 1.000 2.16    
1961 27 GRE HL P 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1962 28 GRE HL P 33 31 172.7 9 29 1 2 .974 1.98    
1963 29 GRE HL P 44 26 170.7 13 40 1 4 .981 2.80    
1964 30 GRE HL P 33 33 191.0 10 27 2 1 .949 1.74    
  P 142 118 687.6 39 123 7 10 .959 2.12    
  3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   143 118 688.6 39 123 7 10 .959 2.12    
Career Highs   44 33 191.0 13 40 3 4 1.000 2.80    
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
1962 28 GRE HL 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 5.3 5 2 1 1 4 3.38 .227 .261 .364 .625
1963 29 GRE HL 1 2 .333 4 4 0 0 0 23.0 33 15 3 0 17 5.87 .324 .324 .529 .853
Career Post-Season Pitching 1 2 .333 5 5 0 0 0 28.3 38 17 4 1 21 5.40 .306 .312 .500 .812
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
1962 28 GRE HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1963 29 GRE HL 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Complete Games
1959-6-1
Shutouts
1959-2-1
Homeruns Allowed
1964-9-23
Walks per 9IP
1964-5-1.1
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 5    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 16th overall pick, by Hinsdale in 1945
Had first career hit (double) on 4/1/1945, off Kevin Salmeron (DEN)
Hit first career homerun on 4/9/1945, off Paul Moorhead (STR)
Won Player of the Week award on 5/19/1945, hitting .464 with 4 HR, 10 RBI
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1945, hitting .303 with 8 HR, 23 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 8/4/1945, hitting .409 with 3 HR, 8 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Langlade on 9/9/1945
Won Player of the Week award on 9/15/1945, hitting .500 with 5 HR, 11 RBI
Earned first career win on 7/1/1959
Had first career hit (homerun) on 4/15/1960, off Jonathan Ferber (NOR)
Injured on 4/15/1960 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Gold Glove at Pitcher in 1963
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,564,286 through salary arbitration