Jay
Follis
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9''
Weight: 200
 
Born: June 17, 1915 in Usa
 
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
1945 30 COT HL $ 7,210,000  
1946 31 COT HL $ 7,210,000  
1947 32 COT HL $ 7,210,000  
1948 33 COT HL $ 8,360,000  
1949 34 COT HL $ 8,360,000  
1950 35 COT HL $ 8,360,000  
1951 36 COT HL $ 8,360,000  
1952 37 NOR HL $ 8,360,000  
1953 38 NOR HL $ 8,360,000  
1954 39 NOR HL $ 8,360,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 7,210,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,360,000  
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
1945 30 COT HL 158 557 106 151 30 8 40 99 0 0 69 117 .271 .350 .569 .919 105.4 16.2
1946 31 COT HL 158 587 118 173 24 8 54 134 1 3 68 92 .295 .370 .639 1.009 126.0 25.8
1947 32 COT HL 149 562 99 176 35 8 35 122 0 0 51 69 .313 .377 .591 .968 114.8 23.1
1948 33 COT HL 145 560 86 157 32 5 25 78 3 2 67 53 .280 .356 .489 .846 93.0 15.6
1949 34 COT HL 146 553 87 175 26 5 32 92 5 5 49 64 .316 .378 .555 .933 103.7 18.5
1950 35 COT HL 157 577 122 209 27 9 41 116 4 3 65 61 .362 .427 .653 1.080 133.8 32.8
1951 36 COT HL 156 565 99 187 19 10 18 64 9 2 67 75 .331 .401 .496 .897 106.2 23.5
1952 37 COT HL 97 347 56 97 17 5 9 36 1 4 45 49 .280 .365 .435 .800 52.7 8.8
  NOR HL 56 203 22 60 7 0 7 44 0 2 15 39 .296 .347 .433 .780 28.2 4.2
  TOT   153 550 78 157 24 5 16 80 1 6 60 88 .285 .359 .435 .793 81.0 13.0
1953 38 NOR HL 9 30 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 .133 .133 .133 .267 -0.4 0.0
    A   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000 0.3  
1954 39 AAA   129 467 46 109 15 1 5 42 6 2 38 123 .233 .291 .302 .593 42.0  
    A   8 10 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 .600 .692 .800 1.492 4.1  
9 Years Sim 1231 4541 796 1389 217 58 261 786 23 21 496 626 .306 .376 .552 .928 863.5 168.5
1 Years AAA 129 467 46 109 15 1 5 42 6 2 38 123 .233 .292 .302 .594 42.0  
2 Years A 9 10 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 .600 .714 .800 1.514 4.4  
3 Years Minors 138 477 48 115 17 1 5 43 6 2 42 124 .241 .303 .312 .616 46.4  
162 Game Average 597 104 182 28 7 34 103 3 2 65 82 .306 .376 .552 .928 113.6  
Career Highs 158 587 122 209 35 10 54 134 9 6 69 117 .362 .427 .653 1.080 133.8  
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   3065 484 889 136 40 153 497 18 17 305 458 .290 .357 .510 .868 532.4
vs LH   1476 312 500 81 18 108 289 5 4 191 168 .339 .414 .638 1.051 349.9
Home 617 2250 395 692 111 25 137 380 9 12 239 332 .308 .375 .562 .937 442.2
Away 614 2291 401 697 106 33 124 406 14 9 257 294 .304 .377 .542 .919 440.2
RISP   1056 0 319 55 11 68 492 0 0 149 158 .302 .381 .568 .949 221.4
Pinch Hitting   63 13 19 1 4 3 12 0 0 4 8 .302 .353 .587 .940 11.8
Close/Late   517 80 152 27 8 24 88 0 0 74 67 .294 .388 .516 .904 98.9
Mar/Apr 212 766 141 237 32 5 44 123 2 6 86 96 .309 .379 .537 .915 146.5
May 207 776 139 247 35 9 43 132 3 3 81 111 .318 .387 .553 .940 152.8
June 210 782 141 237 41 12 44 123 9 2 89 107 .303 .375 .555 .930 154.3
July 177 667 115 191 35 12 39 116 4 2 75 100 .286 .360 .550 .911 126.2
August 206 771 138 229 38 7 44 140 3 5 72 99 .297 .360 .536 .896 139.4
Sep/Oct 219 779 122 248 36 13 47 152 2 3 93 113 .318 .392 .579 .971 163.2
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
1945 30 COT HL 3B 150 141 1272.3 87 276 18 29 .953 2.57   5.7
    SS 3 0 16.7 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.62   0.0
1946 31 COT HL 3B 154 149 1315.3 93 266 22 27 .942 2.46   3.9
    SS 3 0 6.0 2 2 1 0 .800 6.00   0.0
1947 32 COT HL 3B 148 142 1281.7 86 276 21 34 .945 2.54   4.4
    SS 1 0 3.0 1 2 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.1
1948 33 COT HL 3B 143 142 1280.3 96 242 21 19 .942 2.38   3.4
    SS 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1949 34 COT HL 3B 144 139 1229.0 79 253 22 17 .938 2.43   3.5
    SS 1 0 4.7 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.93   0.0
1950 35 COT HL 3B 152 146 1294.0 80 264 15 27 .958 2.39   4.1
    SS 3 0 6.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.50   0.0
1951 36 COT HL 3B 76 74 661.0 44 137 10 21 .948 2.46   1.9
    SS 79 70 636.0 95 190 11 32 .963 4.03   2.9
1952 37 COT HL SS 92 89 812.4 93 246 22 41 .939 3.76   2.3
  NOR HL SS 53 51 450.9 51 136 12 22 .940 3.73   2.4
  COT HL 3B 3 0 4.5 1 1 0 0 1.000 4.00   0.0
  NOR HL 3B 1 0 2.5 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.60   0.0
  TOT   SS 145 140 1263.3 144 382 34 63 .939 3.75   4.7
      3B 4 0 7.0 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.86   0.1
1953 38 NOR HL SS 9 9 71.7 7 11 1 2 .947 2.26   0.1
  3B 971 933 8340.7 566 1716 129 174 .946 2.46   27.0
  SS 245 219 2009.3 251 590 47 98 .947 3.77   7.9
Career Totals   1216 1152 10349.9 817 2306 176 272 .947 2.72   34.8
Career Highs   157 149 1321.3 145 384 34 63 .958 3.75    
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
1952 37 NOR HL 10 40 4 12 2 1 1 7 0 0 2 10 .300 .333 .475 .808
Career Post-Season Batting 10 40 4 12 2 1 1 7 0 0 2 10 .300 .333 .475 .808
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
1950-1-.362
1951-6-.331
CAR-38-.306
On-Base Pct
1950-1-.427
1951-6-.401
CAR-42-.376
Slugging Pct
1945-10-.569
1946-4-.639
1947-5-.591
1949-9-.555
1950-1-.653
CAR-7-.552
OPS
1946-5-1.009
1947-7-.968
1949-9-.933
1950-1-1.080
1951-10-.897
CAR-11-.928
XR
1946-5-126.0
1947-7-114.8
1950-2-133.8
1951-9-106.2
Games
1945-8-158
1946-7-158
Runs
1946-6-118
1950-3-122
Hits
1950-1-209
1951-8-187
Total Bases
1945-10-317
1946-4-375
1947-4-332
1949-7-307
1950-2-377
Singles
1950-7-132
1951-2-140
Triples
1951-9-10
Homeruns
1945-4-40
1946-2-54
1947-7-35
1949-8-32
1950-3-41
CAR-43-261
RBIs
1946-4-134
1947-5-122
1950-4-116
Strikeouts
1945-8-117
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 10    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 70    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 51    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 2nd round, 26th overall pick, by Cottonwood in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/1/1945, off Paul Badgley (KIN)
Hit first career homerun on 4/20/1945, off Israel Meister (WAS)
Won Player of the Week award on 9/22/1945, hitting .478 with 6 HR, 14 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 4/21/1946, hitting .435 with 5 HR, 7 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Hood River on 5/6/1946
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1946, hitting .417 with 5 HR, 15 RBI
Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 7/14/1946, hitting .407 with 6 HR, 14 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/26/1947, hitting .385 with 4 HR, 13 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1947, hitting .464 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game
Injured on 8/20/1947 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for 2 weeks
Injured on 4/30/1948 with a Strained Hamstring Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 5/26/1948, hitting .517 with 6 HR, 8 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/16/1949, hitting .520 with 5 HR, 11 RBI
Was selected to the 1949 Allstar game
Injured on 7/19/1949 with a Inflamed Elbow Ligament, out for one week
Won Player of the Week award on 8/11/1949, hitting .464 with 7 HR, 13 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 4/14/1950, hitting .483 with 3 HR, 9 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1950, hitting .431 with 9 HR, 26 RBI
Was selected to the 1950 Allstar game
Won Most Valuable Player in 1950, hitting .362 with 41 HR, 116 RBI
Was selected to the 1951 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Blackwood on 4/20/1952
Traded from Cottonwood to Northampton on 7/29/1952 (Going to NOR: SS J. Follis, CF D. Gandy. Going to COT: 1B D. Lapham, P M. Hickox, CF B. Lesperance)