Willie
Garber
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 230
 
Born: February 2, 1913 in Dominican Republic
 
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 32 YAN SP $ 13,880,000  
1946 33 YAN SP $ 13,880,000  
1947 34 YAN SP $ 13,880,000  
1948 35 YAN SP $ 13,880,000  
1949 36 YAN SP $ 13,880,000  
1950 37 YAN SP $ 13,880,000  
1951 38 YAN SP $ 13,880,000  
1952 39 YAN SP $ 13,880,000  
1953 40 YAN SP    
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 13,880,000  
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 32 YAN SP 156 544 128 158 41 6 32 85 2 0 101 84 .290 .409 .564 .973 118.5 32.5
1946 33 YAN SP 136 515 87 131 32 4 20 62 3 0 70 87 .254 .351 .449 .800 78.2 15.5
1947 34 YAN SP 150 566 101 173 55 10 27 78 1 0 77 89 .306 .391 .581 .972 116.4 29.0
1948 35 YAN SP 158 569 110 187 40 10 32 99 0 1 73 101 .329 .406 .603 1.009 123.2 30.4
1949 36 YAN SP 156 554 113 176 59 5 25 101 2 4 110 94 .318 .429 .578 1.006 124.0 33.5
1950 37 YAN SP 131 470 86 137 27 10 19 68 0 0 69 66 .291 .385 .513 .898 88.8 19.7
1951 38 YAN SP 153 553 81 169 42 12 14 70 2 1 64 97 .306 .383 .501 .884 94.8 23.6
1952 39 YAN SP 158 475 44 98 23 6 9 31 0 0 34 156 .206 .273 .337 .609 43.2 4.0
1953 40 YAN SP 61 175 16 36 8 1 0 18 1 0 20 64 .206 .286 .263 .549 13.9 0.5
9 Years Sim 1259 4421 766 1265 327 64 178 612 11 6 618 838 .286 .378 .510 .888 801.1 188.7
162 Game Average 568 98 162 42 8 22 78 1 0 79 107 .286 .378 .510 .888 103.1  
Career Highs 158 569 128 187 59 12 32 101 3 4 110 156 .329 .429 .603 1.009 124.0  
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   2875 474 791 203 38 99 375 8 4 389 569 .275 .365 .475 .841 486.1
vs LH   1546 292 474 124 26 79 237 3 2 229 269 .307 .400 .574 .974 327.4
Home 625 2174 382 619 159 36 92 307 4 3 295 418 .285 .374 .518 .892 401.2
Away 634 2247 384 646 168 28 86 305 7 3 323 420 .287 .381 .502 .883 412.3
RISP   833 0 269 69 11 29 356 0 0 187 164 .323 .442 .537 .978 192.3
Pinch Hitting   40 6 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 5 .200 .256 .250 .506 2.4
Close/Late   488 81 131 40 7 21 75 0 0 86 87 .268 .385 .508 .893 92.8
Mar/Apr 218 781 128 232 63 12 26 110 2 2 98 164 .297 .376 .508 .885 141.1
May 220 781 123 216 59 9 25 105 4 0 105 152 .277 .366 .471 .837 131.5
June 216 735 122 195 53 9 22 91 2 1 109 142 .265 .366 .452 .817 120.0
July 190 662 125 195 51 9 31 105 0 0 86 102 .295 .384 .539 .923 127.1
August 214 741 137 205 48 11 44 95 2 2 119 143 .277 .383 .549 .933 149.1
Sep/Oct 201 721 131 222 53 14 30 106 1 1 101 135 .308 .393 .545 .938 144.7
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1945 32 YAN SP 2B 153 148 1327.7 229 433 10 84 .985 4.49   5.3
1946 33 YAN SP 2B 136 136 1208.3 224 384 14 67 .977 4.53   2.9
1947 34 YAN SP 2B 150 150 1333.7 245 411 10 91 .985 4.43   5.2
1948 35 YAN SP 2B 152 143 1281.7 228 400 11 80 .983 4.41   4.8
    SS 3 0 3.3 0 2 0 0 1.000 5.41   0.0
1949 36 YAN SP 2B 155 151 1356.7 277 429 13 91 .982 4.68   7.0
1950 37 YAN SP 2B 129 123 1112.7 213 345 9 88 .984 4.51   4.5
    SS 2 0 4.0 1 1 0 1 1.000 4.50   0.0
1951 38 YAN SP 2B 147 143 1259.7 224 348 11 78 .981 4.09   2.6
    SS 4 0 9.7 3 3 0 1 1.000 5.59   0.1
1952 39 YAN SP 2B 156 155 1291.0 288 391 13 104 .981 4.73   3.7
    SS 1 0 7.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.57   0.0
1953 40 YAN SP 2B 58 57 470.0 91 160 5 46 .980 4.81   1.7
    SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  2B 1236 1206 10641.3 2019 3301 96 729 .982 4.50   37.6
  SS 11 0 25.0 6 6 0 2 1.000 4.32   0.2
Career Totals   1247 1206 10666.3 2025 3307 96 731 .982 4.50   37.8
Career Highs   157 155 1356.7 290 433 14 104 .985 4.80    
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
1945 32 YAN SP 4 14 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 .071 .235 .214 .450
1949 36 YAN SP 12 46 6 9 2 0 2 3 0 0 7 8 .196 .302 .370 .671
Career Post-Season Batting 16 60 7 10 2 1 2 4 0 0 9 10 .167 .286 .333 .619
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
1947-9-.306
1948-3-.329
1949-5-.318
1951-10-.306
On-Base Pct
1945-4-.409
1947-8-.391
1948-3-.406
1949-2-.429
1950-9-.385
1951-9-.383
CAR-39-.378
Slugging Pct
1945-6-.564
1947-5-.581
1948-3-.603
1949-6-.578
CAR-34-.510
OPS
1945-4-.973
1947-4-.972
1948-2-1.009
1949-3-1.006
CAR-29-.888
XR
1945-3-118.5
1947-6-116.4
1948-2-123.2
1949-2-124.0
Games
1948-6-158
Runs
1945-1-128
1947-6-101
1948-3-110
1949-2-113
Hits
1947-9-173
1948-3-187
1949-4-176
Total Bases
1945-5-307
1947-4-329
1948-3-343
1949-5-320
Doubles
1945-6-41
1947-1-55
1948-10-40
1949-1-59
Triples
1947-10-10
1948-7-10
1951-3-12
Homeruns
1945-10-32
1948-9-32
RBIs
1948-8-99
1949-8-101
Walks
1945-2-101
1947-10-77
1949-4-110
Strikeouts
1952-6-156
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 7    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 83    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 40    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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  1. David Wilson (918)
  2. John Rasch (912)
  3. Curtis Westlund (890)
  4. Niall Dyson (885)
  5. Frank Nick (884)
  6. Norman Prescott (872)
  7. Kenneth Futch (858)
  8. William Mynatt (857)
  9. David Powe (856)
  10. Christopher Macklin (849)
History
Drafted in 1st round, 15th overall pick, by Yancey in 1945
Had first career hit (double) on 4/1/1945, off Chet Siler (SP)
Hit first career homerun on 4/9/1945, off Don Chao (LAN)
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game