George
Farthing
 
Nickname: Smokey
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: August 19, 1929 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1955   
Cy Young Award 1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955    1958    1960    1964   
All-Star Selections 1958    1959    1960    1961    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
1948 18 SP SP    
1949 19 SP SP    
1950 20 SP SP $ 300,000  
1951 21 SP SP $ 300,000  
1952 22 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1953 23 OAK SP $ 1,893,214  
1954 24 OAK SP $ 4,125,714  
1955 25 OAK SP $ 5,340,357  
1956 26 OAK SP $ 8,000,000  
1957 27 OAK SP $ 8,000,000  
1958 28 OAK SP $ 8,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 29 OAK SP $ 15,000,000  
1960 30 OAK SP $ 15,000,000  
1961 31 OAK SP $ 15,000,000  
1962 32 OAK SP $ 15,000,000  
1963 33 OAK SP $ 13,000,000  
1964 34 OAK SP $ 13,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 13,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 15,000,000  
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
1948 18 SP SP    
1949 19 SP SP    
1950 20 SP SP $ 300,000  
1951 21 SP SP $ 300,000  
1952 22 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1953 23 OAK SP $ 1,893,214  
1954 24 OAK SP $ 4,125,714  
1955 25 OAK SP $ 5,340,357  
1956 26 OAK SP $ 8,000,000  
1957 27 OAK SP $ 8,000,000  
1958 28 OAK SP $ 8,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
                                             
  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 29 OAK SP $ 15,000,000  
1960 30 OAK SP $ 15,000,000  
1961 31 OAK SP $ 15,000,000  
1962 32 OAK SP $ 15,000,000  
1963 33 OAK SP $ 13,000,000  
1964 34 OAK SP $ 13,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 13,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 15,000,000  
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
1948 18 AA   6 5 .545 12 12 1 1 0 89.3 76 26 6 25 86 2.62 .233 .288 .328 .616  
    A   5 4 .556 14 14 0 0 0 88.7 96 42 5 30 78 4.26 .272 .329 .380 .709  
1949 19 AA   10 4 .714 22 22 1 0 0 139.7 129 49 10 48 140 3.16 .242 .305 .343 .648  
    A   1 2 .333 5 5 0 0 0 29.0 39 16 2 10 32 4.97 .325 .377 .442 .819  
1950 20 SP SP 4 2 .667 11 10 0 0 0 51.7 49 23 2 29 36 4.01 .253 .349 .340 .690 2.4
    AAA   3 0 1.000 5 5 0 0 0 35.3 22 5 2 8 29 1.27 .175 .224 .286 .510  
    AA   5 4 .556 15 15 0 0 0 91.3 73 20 2 31 98 1.97 .213 .278 .257 .535  
1951 21 SP SP 11 9 .550 28 28 0 0 0 147.0 158 78 10 62 77 4.78 .274 .346 .399 .745 3.4
1952 22 SP SP 4 7 .364 18 18 0 0 0 91.0 86 41 7 38 48 4.05 .248 .328 .378 .706 3.1
  OAK SP 6 7 .462 15 15 0 0 0 90.0 75 26 6 24 54 2.60 .225 .282 .335 .618 6.6
  TOT   10 14 .417 33 33 0 0 0 181.0 161 67 13 62 102 3.33 .236 .306 .357 .663 9.7
1953 23 OAK SP 16 11 .593 38 38 1 0 0 235.3 209 96 13 66 129 3.67 .238 .299 .334 .633 13.4
1954 24 OAK SP 17 8 .680 36 36 1 1 0 239.3 165 51 17 45 145 1.92 .191 .238 .292 .530 23.6
1955 25 OAK SP 17 2 .895 35 35 1 1 0 232.7 192 65 14 44 125 2.51 .225 .268 .313 .581 20.1
1956 26 OAK SP 19 6 .760 34 34 6 3 0 244.7 156 45 12 25 182 1.66 .179 .206 .265 .471 27.3
1957 27 OAK SP 20 7 .741 36 36 3 3 0 239.0 189 68 12 31 155 2.56 .215 .251 .304 .555 22.9
1958 28 OAK SP 18 5 .783 31 31 1 1 0 213.3 149 41 10 18 170 1.73 .193 .221 .260 .481 26.0
1959 29 OAK SP 17 5 .773 29 29 0 0 0 189.0 159 49 3 17 186 2.33 .227 .248 .332 .579 22.5
1960 30 OAK SP 15 4 .789 35 34 1 1 0 227.7 151 38 7 24 210 1.50 .185 .215 .260 .475 29.2
1961 31 OAK SP 13 4 .765 32 32 0 0 0 186.3 149 37 9 27 174 1.79 .215 .250 .334 .583 23.0
1962 32 OAK SP 2 0 1.000 4 4 0 0 0 24.3 26 8 1 0 17 2.96 .277 .274 .362 .635 1.9
1963 33 OAK SP 15 7 .682 33 32 1 1 0 224.0 199 63 7 26 205 2.53 .234 .265 .335 .600 22.8
1964 34 OAK SP 19 5 .792 34 33 2 1 1 234.0 177 53 8 32 218 2.04 .207 .240 .303 .543 27.6
15 Years Sim 213 89 .705 449 445 17 12 1 2869.3 2289 782 138 508 2131 2.45 .216 .258 .312 .571 275.7
1 Years AAA 3 0 1.000 5 5 0 0 0 35.3 22 5 2 8 29 1.27 .175 .224 .286 .510  
3 Years AA 21 13 .618 49 49 2 1 0 320.3 278 95 18 104 324 2.67 .231 .292 .314 .607  
2 Years A 6 6 .500 19 19 0 0 0 117.7 135 58 7 40 110 4.44 .285 .341 .395 .736  
6 Years Minors 30 19 .612 73 73 2 1 0 473.3 435 158 27 152 463 3.00 .242 .301 .334 .634  
Season Average 14 5 .737 29 29 1 0 0 191.3 152 52 9 33 142 2.45 .216 .258 .312 .571  
Career Highs 20 14 1.000 38 38 6 3 1 244.7 209 96 17 66 218 4.78 .277 .349 .399 .745  
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   1149 389 56 256 1187   .197 .230 .277 .508
vs LH   1140 393 82 252 944   .241 .279 .356 .635
Home 82 51 .617 222 220 3 1 0 1388.3 1127 397 67 245 1035 2.57 .219 .254 .316 .571
Away 131 38 .775 227 225 14 11 1 1481.0 1162 385 71 263 1096 2.34 .214 .250 .309 .559
Mar/Apr 32 10 .762 71 71 2 1 0 461.0 353 116 22 69 359 2.26 .210 .241 .295 .536
May 32 15 .681 75 75 2 2 0 474.3 369 125 22 94 333 2.37 .212 .253 .308 .560
June 37 12 .755 70 69 5 4 1 452.9 358 133 20 73 330 2.64 .215 .248 .321 .569
July 37 15 .712 71 71 4 2 0 472.6 382 136 20 97 334 2.59 .220 .261 .308 .569
August 33 20 .623 72 69 3 2 0 433.6 344 115 25 87 312 2.39 .214 .254 .314 .568
Sep/Oct 42 17 .712 90 90 1 1 0 574.6 483 157 29 88 463 2.46 .225 .256 .326 .581
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
1950 20 SP SP 11 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .000 .067 .000 .067 -0.9 0.0
1951 21 SP SP 28 48 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 26 .042 .080 .063 .143 -2.2 0.0
1952 22 SP SP 18 27 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 18 .111 .172 .148 .321 0.1 0.0
  OAK SP 15 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 .000 .000 .000 .000 -2.6 0.0
  TOT   33 54 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 35 .056 .089 .074 .163 -2.5 0.0
1953 23 OAK SP 38 72 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 37 .056 .081 .069 .151 -3.2 0.0
1954 24 OAK SP 36 74 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 38 .081 .105 .095 .200 -2.1 0.0
1955 25 OAK SP 35 75 4 7 4 0 0 2 0 0 2 40 .093 .117 .147 .264 -1.1 0.0
1956 26 OAK SP 34 78 1 6 1 0 0 2 1 1 4 50 .077 .122 .090 .212 -2.3 0.0
1957 27 OAK SP 36 78 6 8 4 0 1 7 0 0 2 40 .103 .125 .192 .317 0.2 0.0
1958 28 OAK SP 31 68 2 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 44 .088 .114 .132 .247 -1.2 0.0
1959 29 OAK SP 29 61 4 10 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 23 .164 .164 .262 .426 1.8 0.0
1960 30 OAK SP 35 68 3 4 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 26 .059 .086 .103 .189 -2.7 0.0
1961 31 OAK SP 32 55 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 22 .018 .053 .036 .089 -3.4 0.0
1962 32 OAK SP 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.7 0.0
1963 33 OAK SP 33 70 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 33 .043 .082 .071 .154 -4.2 0.0
1964 34 OAK SP 34 78 4 4 2 1 0 5 0 0 3 35 .051 .085 .103 .188 -2.3 0.0
15 Years Sim 449 901 36 64 27 1 2 32 1 1 29 463 .071 .100 .110 .210 -26.8 0.0
162 Game Average 325 12 23 9 0 0 11 0 0 10 167 .071 .100 .110 .210 -9.7  
Career Highs 38 78 6 10 6 1 1 7 1 1 4 50 .164 .164 .262 .426 1.8  
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   644 24 46 19 1 1 20 1 1 21 329 .071 .101 .109 .209 -21.7
vs LH   257 12 18 8 0 1 12 0 0 8 134 .070 .098 .113 .211 -8.5
Home 222 394 16 25 11 0 0 9 0 0 12 211 .063 .091 .091 .183 -16.4
Away 227 507 20 39 16 1 2 23 1 1 17 252 .077 .107 .124 .231 -13.8
RISP   228 0 18 4 1 2 28 0 0 5 121 .079 .098 .132 .230 -6.2
Close/Late   16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.5
Mar/Apr 71 148 5 11 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 77 .074 .093 .088 .181 -6.2
May 75 153 6 14 5 1 1 12 0 0 9 72 .092 .141 .157 .298 -0.7
June 70 140 11 15 10 0 0 3 0 1 6 73 .107 .144 .179 .322 -0.6
July 71 144 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 66 .049 .062 .063 .124 -8.5
August 70 131 3 4 2 0 0 4 1 0 6 70 .031 .073 .046 .119 -7.5
Sep/Oct 90 185 8 13 6 0 1 8 0 0 3 105 .070 .085 .119 .204 -6.7
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1950 20 SP SP P 11 10 51.7 3 9 0 1 1.000 2.09    
1951 21 SP SP P 28 28 147.0 3 12 1 1 .938 0.92    
1952 22 SP SP P 18 18 91.0 4 11 1 1 .938 1.48    
  OAK SP P 15 15 90.0 3 11 0 1 1.000 1.40    
  TOT   P 33 33 181.0 7 22 1 2 .967 1.44    
1953 23 OAK SP P 38 38 235.3 14 39 7 1 .883 2.03    
1954 24 OAK SP P 36 36 239.3 16 35 6 2 .895 1.92    
1955 25 OAK SP P 35 35 232.7 10 35 1 2 .978 1.74    
1956 26 OAK SP P 34 34 244.7 15 22 1 1 .974 1.36    
1957 27 OAK SP P 36 36 239.0 15 25 1 1 .976 1.51    
1958 28 OAK SP P 31 31 213.3 12 14 0 1 1.000 1.10    
1959 29 OAK SP P 29 29 189.0 7 21 4 0 .875 1.33    
1960 30 OAK SP P 35 34 227.7 11 19 2 3 .938 1.19    
1961 31 OAK SP P 32 32 186.3 11 9 2 2 .909 0.97    
1962 32 OAK SP P 4 4 24.3 0 2 2 1 .500 0.74    
1963 33 OAK SP P 33 32 224.0 9 31 2 4 .952 1.61    
1964 34 OAK SP P 34 33 234.0 11 29 3 3 .930 1.54    
Career Totals   449 445 2869.3 144 324 33 25 .934 1.47    
Career Highs   38 38 244.7 16 39 7 4 1.000 2.09    
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
1955 25 OAK SP 2 0 1.000 5 5 0 0 0 32.0 21 7 3 8 28 1.97 .188 .242 .321 .563
1960 30 OAK SP 0 2 .000 4 4 0 0 0 21.0 27 9 0 1 18 3.86 .307 .315 .398 .712
1961 31 OAK SP 1 2 .333 5 5 0 0 0 33.7 25 10 1 8 23 2.67 .200 .248 .296 .544
1964 34 OAK SP 0 2 .000 2 2 0 0 0 13.7 12 5 0 0 11 3.29 .240 .240 .280 .520
Career Post-Season Pitching 3 6 .333 16 16 0 0 0 100.3 85 31 4 17 80 2.78 .227 .260 .325 .586
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
1955 25 OAK SP 5 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .091 .000 .091
1960 30 OAK SP 4 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167
1961 31 OAK SP 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
1964 34 OAK SP 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 16 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 .000 .065 .000 .065
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1954-1-1.92
1955-1-2.51
1956-1-1.66
1957-4-2.56
1958-2-1.73
1959-1-2.33
1960-1-1.50
1961-1-1.79
1963-2-2.53
1964-1-2.04
CAR-5-2.45
Wins
1953-5-16
1954-5-17
1955-4-17
1956-2-19
1957-1-20
1958-1-18
1959-4-17
1960-6-15
1961-10-13
1963-5-15
1964-2-19
CAR-6-213
Losses
1952-7-14
Winning Pct
1954-5-.680
1955-1-.895
1956-2-.760
1957-1-.741
1958-2-.783
1959-2-.773
1960-2-.789
1961-2-.765
1963-7-.682
1964-3-.792
CAR-2-.705
Games Started
1953-2-38
1954-3-36
1957-6-36
1960-5-34
CAR-10-445
Complete Games
1956-1-6
1957-4-3
1960-5-1
1963-6-1
1964-6-2
CAR-44-17
Shutouts
1954-9-1
1955-3-1
1956-2-3
1957-2-3
1958-7-1
1960-3-1
1963-3-1
1964-4-1
CAR-11-12
Innings Pitched
1953-7-235.3
1954-4-239.3
1955-9-232.7
1956-3-244.7
1957-4-239.0
1960-2-227.7
1963-4-224.0
1964-3-234.0
CAR-9-2869.3
Hits Allowed
1953-10-209
CAR-23-2289
Strikeouts
1960-2-210
1963-3-205
1964-2-218
CAR-25-2131
Walks per 9IP
1956-5-0.9
1957-9-1.2
1958-2-0.8
1959-1-0.8
1960-2-0.9
1961-7-1.3
1963-4-1.0
1964-5-1.2
CAR-35-1.6
Hits per 9IP
1954-1-6.2
1955-5-7.4
1956-1-5.7
1957-2-7.1
1958-3-6.3
1960-1-6.0
1961-3-7.2
1963-8-8.0
1964-2-6.8
CAR-17-7.2
Strikeouts per 9IP
1959-7-8.9
1960-4-8.3
1961-6-8.4
1963-5-8.2
1964-7-8.4
WHiP
1954-1-0.88
1955-4-1.01
1956-1-0.74
1957-1-0.92
1958-1-0.78
1959-3-0.93
1960-1-0.77
1961-2-0.94
1963-2-1.00
1964-1-0.89
CAR-7-0.97
OAVG
1954-1-.191
1955-5-.225
1956-1-.179
1957-2-.215
1958-3-.193
1959-10-.227
1960-1-.185
1961-3-.215
1963-8-.234
1964-2-.207
CAR-16-.216
OOBP
1954-1-.238
1955-4-.268
1956-1-.206
1957-3-.251
1958-1-.221
1959-3-.248
1960-1-.215
1961-2-.250
1963-5-.265
1964-1-.240
CAR-9-.258
OSLG
1953-8-.334
1954-1-.292
1955-2-.313
1956-1-.265
1957-3-.304
1958-1-.260
1960-1-.260
1961-9-.334
1963-6-.335
1964-2-.303
CAR-6-.312
OOPS
1953-10-.633
1954-1-.530
1955-2-.581
1956-1-.471
1957-2-.555
1958-1-.481
1959-2-.579
1960-1-.475
1961-2-.583
1963-3-.600
1964-1-.543
CAR-5-.571
 
   Black Ink Test: 52    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 216    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 74    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 16th overall pick, by Seneca Point in 1948
Earned first career win on 7/10/1950
Injured on 9/3/1950 with a Blister On Finger, out for 4 days
Had first career hit (double) on 7/14/1951, off Lanny Caceres (OAK)
Traded from Seneca Point to Oakton on 7/11/1952 (Going to SP: 1B A. Rolen, C M. Flickner, P M. Kirts. Going to OAK: P G. Farthing)
Was selected to the 1954 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1954, going 4-0, 1.45
Won Kennel Cup with Oakton in 1955
Won Cy Young Award in 1955, going 17-2, 2.51 ERA
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1956, going 4-0, 0.90
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 6/1/1956, going 3-0, 0.64
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1956, going 5-0, 0.77
Was selected to the 1956 Allstar game
Won Cy Young Award in 1956, going 19-6, 1.66 ERA
Hit first career homerun on 5/22/1957, off James Gregorio (STR)
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1957, going 4-0, 0.44
Was selected to the 1957 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/25/1957, winning 2 games with a 1.76 ERA
Won Cy Young Award in 1957, going 20-7, 2.56 ERA
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 6/1/1958, going 4-0, 0.49
Was selected to the 1958 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1958, going 5-0, 0.62
Won Cy Young Award in 1958, going 18-5, 1.73 ERA
Was selected to the 1959 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1959, going 4-0, 1.04
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 6/1/1960, going 1-0, 0.97
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1960, going 2-0, 0.74
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/1960, going 3-2, 1.17
Won Cy Young Award in 1960, going 15-4, 1.50 ERA
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Injured on 4/21/1962 with a Torn Back Muscle, out for full season
Was selected to the 1964 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1964, going 4-0, 1.46
Won Cy Young Award in 1964, going 19-5, 2.04 ERA