Ernest
Csengery
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: June 28, 1927 in Hungary
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1949   
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 19 WAS HL    
1947 20 WAS HL    
1948 21 WAS HL    
1949 22 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1950 23 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1951 24 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1952 25 BLA HL $ 1,526,786  
1953 26 BLA HL $ 2,076,429  
1954 27 BLA HL $ 2,442,857  
1955 28 BLA HL $ 3,350,000  
1956 29 BLA HL $ 3,350,000  
1957 30 LAN SP $ 1,300,000  
1958 31 LAN SP $ 1,600,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 3,350,000  
                                             
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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 32 LAN SP $ 1,200,000  
1960 33 LAN SP $ 1,200,000  
1961 34 TF SP $ 300,000  
1962 35 MC HL    
OOTP6 Min Ratings    
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 1,200,000  
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
1946 19 A   138 551 72 149 12 4 10 70 28 26 43 131 .270 .323 .361 .684 61.4  
1947 20 AA   138 548 59 151 35 2 9 43 25 18 48 98 .276 .334 .396 .730 69.7  
1948 21 AA   116 463 54 141 32 4 12 44 26 18 22 98 .305 .336 .469 .805 66.5  
    A   20 90 14 25 2 0 2 9 5 3 3 20 .278 .301 .367 .668 9.5  
1949 22 WAS HL 45 63 15 16 2 0 3 9 2 3 2 7 .254 .277 .429 .705 6.8 0.6
    AAA   1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.3  
    AA   55 214 25 53 7 1 1 20 11 5 19 45 .248 .309 .304 .613 20.9  
1950 23 WAS HL 108 124 16 33 7 2 3 15 3 2 9 28 .266 .321 .427 .748 15.6 2.4
1951 24 WAS HL 98 136 20 32 7 1 4 13 3 1 9 44 .235 .279 .390 .669 15.2 1.2
    AAA   37 154 21 34 9 3 2 16 5 2 17 25 .221 .298 .357 .655 17.0  
1952 25 WAS HL 73 149 20 40 8 4 3 21 6 4 8 28 .268 .308 .436 .744 18.7 2.4
  BLA HL 72 274 40 80 15 8 4 39 10 6 22 55 .292 .346 .449 .794 40.2 5.3
  TOT   145 423 60 120 23 12 7 60 16 10 30 83 .284 .333 .444 .777 59.0 7.7
1953 26 BLA HL 143 569 95 189 49 13 10 58 19 10 38 86 .332 .373 .517 .889 98.9 18.6
1954 27 BLA HL 148 532 86 156 33 8 16 68 23 6 34 94 .293 .332 .476 .808 83.8 14.6
1955 28 BLA HL 146 481 76 149 51 4 8 63 9 3 23 86 .310 .341 .482 .824 74.1 12.8
1956 29 BLA HL 144 560 71 166 48 12 9 46 6 18 25 130 .296 .328 .473 .801 74.9 10.9
1957 30 LAN SP 99 331 36 90 21 8 3 32 8 3 19 89 .272 .313 .411 .724 39.9 6.1
    AAA   33 112 20 43 15 6 2 17 0 6 1 20 .384 .389 .679 1.068 21.7  
1958 31 LAN SP 115 268 37 67 23 5 4 19 3 4 12 78 .250 .282 .418 .700 28.0 3.1
1959 32 LAN SP 132 449 54 102 36 10 6 53 1 2 37 121 .227 .286 .392 .678 48.5 5.1
1960 33 LAN SP 128 309 49 78 26 7 4 26 4 7 25 82 .252 .312 .421 .732 38.2 5.1
1961 34 TF SP 46 124 16 42 11 3 1 18 4 3 5 23 .339 .364 .500 .864 18.8 3.9
1962 35 AAA   109 168 35 48 10 1 8 29 5 2 23 32 .286 .372 .500 .872 30.8  
13 Years Sim 1497 4369 631 1240 337 85 78 480 101 72 268 951 .284 .325 .453 .779 601.6 92.1
4 Years AAA 180 437 76 126 34 10 12 62 10 10 41 79 .288 .350 .494 .844 69.8  
3 Years AA 309 1225 138 345 74 7 22 107 62 41 89 241 .282 .333 .407 .741 157.1  
2 Years A 158 641 86 174 14 4 12 79 33 29 46 151 .271 .319 .362 .681 71.0  
9 Years Minors 647 2303 300 645 122 21 46 248 105 80 176 471 .280 .333 .411 .744 297.9  
162 Game Average 472 68 134 36 9 8 51 10 7 29 102 .284 .325 .453 .779 65.1  
Career Highs 148 569 95 189 51 13 16 68 23 18 38 130 .339 .373 .517 .889 98.9  
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   3311 486 985 266 67 63 371 80 52 222 675 .297 .342 .475 .817 496.4
vs LH   1058 145 255 71 18 15 109 21 20 46 276 .241 .274 .385 .658 102.9
Home 741 2143 320 619 154 44 48 249 45 32 142 450 .289 .333 .469 .802 312.1
Away 756 2226 311 621 183 41 30 231 56 40 126 501 .279 .318 .438 .757 287.1
RISP   993 0 278 65 13 18 352 0 0 74 219 .280 .323 .426 .749 133.8
Pinch Hitting   347 41 79 20 1 8 40 7 2 32 83 .228 .291 .360 .652 37.7
Close/Late   540 94 146 37 9 14 72 0 0 38 136 .270 .320 .450 .770 74.3
Mar/Apr 204 561 80 150 43 12 15 70 9 9 29 120 .267 .304 .467 .771 74.2
May 231 726 119 209 57 11 11 70 15 8 44 150 .288 .329 .442 .772 98.8
June 258 669 105 194 50 12 10 70 17 7 33 130 .290 .322 .445 .768 90.3
July 215 637 74 162 43 11 12 62 11 6 37 143 .254 .295 .413 .708 74.7
August 265 839 116 236 70 15 12 88 25 24 56 193 .281 .328 .443 .772 110.8
Sep/Oct 324 937 137 289 74 24 18 120 24 18 69 215 .308 .355 .496 .852 150.5
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
1949 22 WAS HL RF 13 9 84.0 25 1 2 1 .929 2.79   0.3
    LF 12 6 56.7 10 1 0 0 1.000 1.75    
1950 23 WAS HL LF 16 6 69.3 16 2 0 1 1.000 2.34   0.3
    RF 11 5 59.3 14 1 0 0 1.000 2.28    
1951 24 WAS HL RF 12 11 91.0 21 0 0 0 1.000 2.08   0.5
    LF 13 8 81.0 25 0 0 0 1.000 2.78    
1952 25 WAS HL RF 62 38 266.0 80 3 3 2 .965 2.81   0.9
    LF 6 6 31.8 9 0 0 0 1.000 2.55   0.0
    CF 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  BLA HL RF 61 37 503.6 151 7 5 5 .969 2.82   1.0
    LF 6 5 60.2 17 0 0 0 1.000 2.54   0.0
    CF 0 0 0.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  TOT   RF 123 75 769.6 231 10 8 7 .968 2.82   1.8
      LF 12 11 92.0 26 0 0 0 1.000 2.54   0.0
      CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 .00   0.0
1953 26 BLA HL RF 70 69 618.7 161 2 8 0 .953 2.37   2.3
    LF 70 70 550.0 122 6 1 0 .992 2.09    
    SS 1 0 2.0 0 1 0 1 1.000 4.50   0.0
    CF 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00    
1954 27 BLA HL LF 134 122 1007.7 254 7 5 2 .981 2.33   2.3
    2B 1 1 9.0 2 2 0 1 1.000 4.00   0.0
    RF 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50    
1955 28 BLA HL LF 122 104 972.0 243 7 8 2 .969 2.31   2.2
    CF 1 0 6.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50    
    RF 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50    
1956 29 BLA HL LF 75 74 619.0 128 3 1 0 .992 1.90   3.0
    RF 62 60 500.7 131 5 1 1 .993 2.44    
1957 30 LAN SP RF 67 63 546.0 126 6 5 2 .964 2.18   2.4
    LF 29 25 213.0 46 2 1 0 .980 2.03    
1958 31 LAN SP RF 68 51 474.3 112 9 4 1 .968 2.30   1.7
    LF 26 2 60.3 19 1 1 0 .952 2.98    
    CF 2 0 2.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1959 32 LAN SP RF 96 86 785.0 197 8 4 1 .981 2.35   2.9
    LF 33 26 252.0 52 2 1 1 .982 1.93    
1960 33 LAN SP LF 69 48 463.3 118 7 0 0 1.000 2.43   1.6
    RF 37 26 238.3 43 2 1 1 .978 1.70    
    CF 5 0 10.0 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.60    
1961 34 TF SP RF 20 16 138.0 39 2 2 0 .953 2.67   0.8
    LF 18 15 134.0 29 1 1 0 .968 2.01    
  LF 629 517 4570.3 1088 39 19 6 .983 2.22   9.4
  RF 581 471 4308.9 1102 46 35 14 .970 2.40   12.7
  CF 10 0 20.3 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.66   0.0
  2B 1 1 9.0 2 2 0 1 1.000 4.00   0.0
  SS 1 0 2.0 0 1 0 1 1.000 4.50   0.0
Career Totals   1222 989 8910.6 2198 88 54 22 .977 2.31   22.2
Career Highs   142 139 1171.7 284 10 9 7 1.000 2.79    
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
1949 22 WAS HL 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
1954 27 BLA HL 8 36 9 10 4 0 0 1 3 0 4 3 .278 .350 .389 .739
Career Post-Season Batting 8 38 9 11 5 0 0 3 3 1 4 3 .289 .357 .421 .778
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
1953-3-.332
Slugging Pct
1953-10-.517
OPS
1953-9-.889
Hits
1953-3-189
Doubles
1953-2-49
1955-2-51
1956-4-48
Triples
1952-4-12
1953-3-13
1956-5-12
1959-1-10
CAR-31-85
Caught Stealing
1952-9-10
1956-6-18
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 1    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 20    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 21    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 39th round, 917th overall pick, by Red Willow in 1945
Had first career hit on 6/22/1949, off Peter Koster (GRE)
Hit first career homerun on 6/23/1949, off Michael Durbin (GRE)
Won Kennel Cup with Washburn in 1949
Traded from Washburn to Blackwood on 7/14/1952 (Going to WAS: RF K. Dunn. Going to BLA: LF E. Csengery, RF D. Bunker)
Injured on 7/22/1953 with a Strained Achilles Tendon, out for 1-2 weeks
Drove in 6 runs against St. Bernard on 9/21/1955
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Murray Creek on 9/9/1956
Signed as a free agent by Langlade on 4/11/1957 to a minor league deal
Injured on 10/3/1960 with a Strained Medial Collateral Ligament, out for 4 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Twin Falls on 8/18/1961 to a minor league contract
Signed as a free agent by Murray Creek on 3/2/1962 to a 1-year deal worth $1,200,000 per year