Kaarlo
Filppu
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 225
 
Born: December 22, 1927 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1956   
Gold Glove 1945    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955    1962    1963   
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
1947 19 JC HL    
1948 20 JC HL    
1949 21 JC HL    
1950 22 JC HL    
1951 23 JC HL $ 300,000  
1952 24 JC HL $ 300,000  
1953 25 JC HL $ 300,000  
1954 26 JC HL $ 2,144,286  
1955 27 JC HL $ 2,144,286  
1956 28 JC HL $ 3,000,000  
1957 29 JC HL $ 3,000,000  
1958 30 LAN SP $ 2,400,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 3,000,000  
                                             
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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 31 LAN SP $ 2,400,000  
1960 32 LAN SP $ 1,750,000  
1961 33 LAN SP $ 1,750,000  
1962 34 LAN SP $ 1,750,000  
1963 35 LAN SP $ 2,000,000  
1964 36 LAN SP $ 2,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 1,750,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 2,400,000  
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
1947 19 A   134 502 44 114 18 0 4 46 12 9 21 130 .227 .258 .287 .545 33.9  
1948 20 A   137 531 62 142 20 3 10 48 28 11 39 104 .267 .318 .373 .690 63.9  
1949 21 A   136 571 78 159 22 4 14 60 29 12 32 125 .278 .317 .405 .721 72.4  
1950 22 AA   30 112 11 35 4 1 1 7 8 1 14 28 .313 .389 .393 .782 18.3  
    A   107 450 77 145 17 2 11 45 29 9 36 106 .322 .372 .442 .815 73.0  
1951 23 JC HL 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 -0.6 0.0
    AA   137 586 81 178 27 4 17 66 22 11 37 130 .304 .345 .451 .796 86.9  
1952 24 JC HL 26 48 6 9 2 0 1 5 2 2 3 11 .188 .235 .292 .527 2.7 0.0
    AAA   112 443 56 122 14 4 7 31 21 8 20 84 .275 .307 .372 .679 50.0  
1953 25 JC HL 156 562 76 165 18 10 7 43 35 19 25 85 .294 .329 .399 .728 70.2 8.5
1954 26 JC HL 157 628 78 185 25 10 3 42 44 15 31 57 .295 .336 .381 .717 81.1 13.3
1955 27 JC HL 159 561 70 151 17 11 7 42 53 25 34 42 .269 .313 .376 .689 65.7 7.6
1956 28 JC HL 145 486 75 141 14 7 1 20 61 20 12 35 .290 .312 .354 .665 55.9 8.1
1957 29 JC HL 152 550 82 154 25 5 3 41 69 14 20 43 .280 .314 .360 .674 67.8 10.2
1958 30 LAN SP 149 558 75 140 20 8 5 49 57 21 23 49 .251 .291 .342 .633 58.4 6.0
    AAA   3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.3  
1959 31 LAN SP 144 510 72 136 15 9 9 60 44 20 23 28 .267 .305 .384 .689 59.8 6.7
1960 32 LAN SP 150 574 75 147 28 1 9 37 42 25 28 26 .256 .300 .355 .655 58.9 6.1
1961 33 LAN SP 156 559 68 163 30 4 4 37 41 18 28 25 .292 .331 .381 .712 67.7 8.4
1962 34 LAN SP 148 490 56 139 22 7 3 38 35 18 15 39 .284 .317 .376 .693 55.3 6.5
1963 35 LAN SP 152 544 66 152 27 2 5 43 26 11 15 54 .279 .303 .364 .667 56.2 6.3
1964 36 LAN SP 113 269 20 53 8 0 0 17 5 4 11 73 .197 .237 .227 .464 11.3 0.0
14 Years Sim 1812 6345 819 1735 251 74 57 474 514 212 269 569 .273 .310 .363 .673 710.4 87.8
2 Years AAA 115 446 56 123 14 4 7 32 21 8 20 85 .276 .314 .372 .686 50.3  
2 Years AA 167 698 92 213 31 5 18 73 30 12 51 158 .305 .356 .441 .797 105.3  
4 Years A 514 2054 261 560 77 9 39 199 98 41 128 465 .273 .319 .376 .695 243.1  
8 Years Minors 796 3198 409 896 122 18 64 304 149 61 199 708 .280 .327 .390 .716 398.7  
162 Game Average 567 73 155 22 6 5 42 45 18 24 50 .273 .310 .363 .673 63.5  
Career Highs 159 628 82 185 30 11 9 60 69 25 34 85 .295 .336 .399 .728 81.1  
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   4782 632 1356 192 53 46 360 404 156 214 437 .284 .321 .375 .695 558.8
vs LH   1563 187 379 59 21 11 114 110 56 55 132 .242 .277 .328 .605 131.1
Home 901 3103 381 838 124 33 21 219 236 94 131 285 .270 .304 .352 .656 323.3
Away 911 3242 438 897 127 41 36 255 278 118 138 284 .277 .316 .374 .690 366.5
RISP   1239 0 327 33 12 15 389 0 0 61 114 .264 .303 .346 .650 124.5
Pinch Hitting   162 17 40 3 0 4 19 13 4 6 20 .247 .287 .340 .626 15.8
Close/Late   696 89 187 32 8 7 55 0 0 20 69 .269 .297 .368 .665 69.4
Mar/Apr 256 921 94 249 31 9 7 60 77 35 42 103 .270 .309 .346 .656 95.2
May 303 1085 141 317 65 15 8 67 99 28 38 73 .292 .322 .402 .724 136.5
June 299 1041 147 284 36 19 10 82 93 34 38 88 .273 .306 .373 .679 115.7
July 280 1017 116 268 39 13 7 78 67 31 40 100 .264 .297 .348 .645 100.0
August 322 1123 153 319 45 9 14 97 94 48 49 109 .284 .323 .378 .701 128.5
Sep/Oct 352 1158 168 298 35 9 11 90 84 36 62 96 .257 .301 .332 .632 114.0
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1951 23 JC HL RF 2 2 17.0 10 1 0 0 1.000 5.82 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    LF 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0  
1952 24 JC HL LF 6 6 49.0 14 0 0 0 1.000 2.57 0 0 .000 0 0.4
    RF 6 5 42.0 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.14 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 2 0 5.7 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.18 0 0 .000 0  
    C 1 0 3.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1953 25 JC HL LF 87 85 661.7 182 2 7 1 .963 2.50 0 0 .000 0 2.0
    RF 47 40 350.7 85 0 0 0 1.000 2.18 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 14 14 115.0 35 3 2 1 .950 2.97 0 0 .000 0  
1954 26 JC HL RF 94 94 824.3 214 4 1 2 .995 2.38 0 0 .000 0 4.1
    LF 56 52 458.3 110 3 8 2 .934 2.22 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 3 3 27.0 9 1 0 0 1.000 3.33 0 0 .000 0  
    1B 2 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1955 27 JC HL RF 138 138 1104.3 267 9 0 3 1.000 2.25 0 0 .000 0 4.4
    LF 16 0 31.3 9 1 1 0 .909 2.87 0 0 .000 0  
1956 28 JC HL RF 124 117 964.7 255 5 0 2 1.000 2.43 0 0 .000 0 3.2
    LF 4 0 9.3 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.93 0 0 .000 0  
    SS 1 0 4.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1957 29 JC HL RF 74 73 609.3 150 4 0 1 1.000 2.27 0 0 .000 0 3.0
    LF 56 55 446.7 122 4 2 1 .984 2.54 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 2 0 11.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.45 0 0 .000 0  
    C 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1958 30 LAN SP LF 82 76 649.0 148 4 7 4 .956 2.11 0 0 .000 0 3.3
    RF 61 58 503.0 142 1 1 1 .993 2.56 0 0 .000 0  
    1B 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1959 31 LAN SP LF 104 96 876.3 220 3 11 0 .953 2.29 0 0 .000 0 3.1
    RF 31 25 239.7 65 4 0 2 1.000 2.59 0 0 .000 0  
1960 32 LAN SP RF 140 135 1200.7 286 10 1 2 .997 2.22 0 0 .000 0 2.7
    LF 6 0 11.3 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.18 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 2 0 3.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 0 0 .000 0  
    2B 1 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1961 33 LAN SP LF 138 130 1148.3 266 10 21 2 .929 2.16 0 0 .000 0 3.2
    RF 7 1 21.0 8 0 0 0 1.000 3.43 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 2 2 20.3 8 0 0 0 1.000 3.54 0 0 .000 0  
1962 34 LAN SP RF 131 128 1073.7 262 5 0 1 1.000 2.24 0 0 .000 0 2.2
    LF 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
    SS 2 0 3.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    1B 1 0 3.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    2B 1 0 2.0 1 2 0 2 1.000 13.50 0 0 .000 0 0.1
1963 35 LAN SP LF 137 133 1164.3 305 8 13 4 .960 2.42 0 0 .000 0 3.5
    RF 8 4 42.0 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.93 0 0 .000 0  
1964 36 LAN SP LF 54 51 434.0 117 0 4 0 .967 2.43 0 0 .000 0 1.3
    RF 26 25 201.0 57 0 1 0 .983 2.55 0 0 .000 0  
  RF 889 845 7193.3 1820 43 4 14 .998 2.33 0 0 .000 0 19.7
  LF 749 684 5944.6 1499 36 74 14 .954 2.32 0 0 .000 0 17.0
  CF 25 19 182.0 59 4 2 1 .969 3.12 0 0 .000 0  
  SS 3 0 7.7 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.17 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  1B 4 0 6.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 7.50 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  C 2 0 4.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  2B 2 0 4.0 2 3 0 2 1.000 11.25 0 0 .000 0 0.1
Career Totals   1674 1548 13341.6 3388 87 80 31 .977 2.34 0 0 .000 0 36.7
Career Highs   155 149 1311.7 335 11 21 5 1.000 6.00 0 0 .000 0  
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
1956 28 JC HL 17 69 7 27 0 3 0 5 7 3 0 2 .391 .403 .478 .881
1957 29 JC HL 4 16 5 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 .313 .421 .438 .859
Career Post-Season Batting 21 85 12 32 0 4 0 5 8 4 2 2 .376 .407 .471 .877
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.
Games
1953-10-156
1954-6-157
1955-2-159
1961-9-156
CAR-46-1812
At-Bats
1954-3-628
CAR-49-6345
Hits
1954-3-185
Singles
1953-7-130
1954-2-147
1955-9-116
CAR-26-1353
Triples
1955-4-11
1959-8-9
1962-9-7
Stolen Bases
1953-5-35
1954-5-44
1955-4-53
1956-3-61
1957-4-69
1958-4-57
1961-9-41
CAR-6-514
Caught Stealing
1953-2-19
1954-4-15
1955-2-25
1956-2-20
1957-10-14
1958-4-21
1959-6-20
1960-7-25
1961-7-18
CAR-4-212
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 25    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
 
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History
Drafted in 5th round, 120th overall pick, by Jackson City in 1947
Injured on 8/29/1947 with a Inflamed Rib Cage Muscle, out for one week
Injured on 7/24/1949 with a Bruised Hand, out for 4 days
Injured on 4/25/1950 with a Dislocated Finger, out for one week
Had first career hit (double) on 8/19/1952, off Frank Jaynes (BLA)
Hit first career homerun on 10/1/1952, off Michael Birch (GRE)
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Cottonwood on 9/24/1954
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1955
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against St. Bernard on 4/7/1956
Won Kennel Cup with Jackson City in 1956
Signed as a free agent by Langlade on 2/1/1958 to a 3-year deal worth $2,400,000 per year
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Ritchford on 4/12/1960
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1962
Drove in 6 runs against Red Willow on 8/31/1963
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1963