Solomon
Goldman
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 195
 
Born: December 30, 1928 in Israel
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove 1945    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955   
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
1949 20 WAS HL    
1950 21 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1951 22 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1952 23 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1953 24 WAS HL $ 2,442,857  
1954 25 WAS HL $ 3,162,143  
1955 26 WAS HL $ 6,000,000  
1956 27 WAS HL $ 6,000,000  
1957 28 WAS HL $ 6,000,000  
1958 29 WAS HL $ 10,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 10,500,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 30 WAS HL $ 10,500,000  
1960 31 WAS HL $ 10,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 10,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 10,500,000  
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
1949 20 WAS HL    
1950 21 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1951 22 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1952 23 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1953 24 WAS HL $ 2,442,857  
1954 25 WAS HL $ 3,162,143  
1955 26 WAS HL $ 6,000,000  
1956 27 WAS HL $ 6,000,000  
1957 28 WAS HL $ 6,000,000  
1958 29 WAS HL $ 10,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 10,500,000  
                                             
  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 30 WAS HL $ 10,500,000  
1960 31 WAS HL $ 10,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 10,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 10,500,000  
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
1949 20 AA   8 16 .333 27 27 10 2 0 193.3 189 83 19 50 164 3.86 .255 .303 .419 .721  
1950 21 WAS HL 6 4 .600 15 15 1 0 0 90.7 92 41 18 25 47 4.07 .263 .315 .523 .838 4.4
    AAA   4 3 .571 10 10 1 0 0 76.0 68 15 7 24 66 1.78 .243 .303 .357 .660  
    AA   0 3 .000 4 4 0 0 0 31.7 33 11 1 7 22 3.13 .268 .308 .358 .665  
1951 22 WAS HL 9 12 .429 35 35 0 0 0 183.7 200 109 19 61 96 5.34 .276 .338 .481 .818 2.8
1952 23 WAS HL 14 9 .609 35 35 0 0 0 207.0 212 92 28 51 113 4.00 .264 .312 .442 .755 10.3
1953 24 WAS HL 13 12 .520 37 37 1 0 0 231.3 202 96 27 50 116 3.73 .233 .279 .426 .705 12.6
1954 25 WAS HL 14 7 .667 28 28 0 0 0 172.7 161 60 20 28 79 3.13 .247 .286 .415 .700 12.0
1955 26 WAS HL 13 7 .650 30 30 0 0 0 189.7 183 78 17 34 112 3.70 .251 .289 .405 .695 10.0
1956 27 WAS HL 17 10 .630 38 38 0 0 0 240.3 212 80 12 48 147 3.00 .236 .279 .352 .631 20.2
1957 28 WAS HL 19 8 .704 38 38 0 0 0 228.0 218 75 15 44 154 2.96 .251 .290 .370 .660 18.9
1958 29 WAS HL 6 8 .429 25 25 0 0 0 157.0 140 58 12 27 80 3.32 .235 .276 .347 .624 11.0
1959 30 WAS HL 15 15 .500 33 33 1 0 0 211.0 205 73 15 29 154 3.11 .252 .281 .369 .650 17.4
1960 31 WAS HL 18 8 .692 35 35 2 1 0 234.0 210 66 10 21 167 2.54 .240 .265 .326 .591 26.4
11 Years Sim 144 100 .590 349 349 5 1 0 2145.3 2035 828 193 418 1265 3.47 .249 .290 .398 .688 146.0
1 Years AAA 4 3 .571 10 10 1 0 0 76.0 68 15 7 24 66 1.78 .243 .303 .357 .660  
2 Years AA 8 19 .296 31 31 10 2 0 225.0 222 94 20 57 186 3.76 .257 .303 .410 .713  
3 Years Minors 12 22 .353 41 41 11 2 0 301.0 290 109 27 81 252 3.26 .254 .303 .397 .700  
Season Average 13 9 .591 31 31 0 0 0 195.0 185 75 17 38 115 3.47 .249 .290 .398 .688  
Career Highs 19 15 .704 38 38 2 1 0 240.3 218 109 28 61 167 5.34 .276 .338 .523 .838  
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   1538 645 160 321 933   .254 .291 .415 .706
vs LH   497 183 33 97 332   .235 .269 .347 .615
Home 63 54 .538 168 168 2 1 0 1035.3 1054 435 102 206 600 3.78 .262 .298 .422 .720
Away 81 46 .638 181 181 3 0 0 1110.0 981 393 91 212 665 3.19 .236 .273 .374 .647
Mar/Apr 18 21 .462 59 59 1 0 0 353.3 352 153 31 63 201 3.90 .260 .293 .412 .705
May 25 20 .556 59 59 0 0 0 344.0 368 172 39 84 227 4.50 .271 .313 .436 .749
June 21 13 .618 51 51 0 0 0 311.6 250 88 20 63 180 2.54 .218 .259 .340 .599
July 25 15 .625 54 54 0 0 0 333.6 334 134 37 63 187 3.61 .258 .292 .421 .713
August 30 13 .698 62 62 2 0 0 407.3 358 135 32 70 238 2.98 .235 .269 .366 .635
Sep/Oct 25 18 .581 64 64 2 1 0 395.3 373 146 34 75 232 3.32 .248 .284 .405 .688
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 21 WAS HL 15 25 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 .080 .179 .120 .299 -0.1 0.0
1951 22 WAS HL 35 57 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 30 .053 .100 .053 .153 -2.3 0.0
1952 23 WAS HL 35 69 7 7 2 0 1 6 0 0 5 34 .101 .162 .174 .336 1.1 0.0
1953 24 WAS HL 37 66 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 27 .045 .086 .045 .131 -2.6 0.0
1954 25 WAS HL 28 52 2 5 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 22 .096 .094 .154 .248 -1.0 0.0
1955 26 WAS HL 30 59 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 27 .051 .081 .068 .148 -2.5 0.0
1956 27 WAS HL 38 77 4 11 3 0 0 4 0 0 1 25 .143 .154 .182 .336 0.7 0.0
1957 28 WAS HL 38 67 3 5 2 1 0 3 0 0 1 28 .075 .088 .134 .223 -1.6 0.0
1958 29 WAS HL 25 44 4 6 2 1 0 5 0 0 2 22 .136 .174 .227 .401 1.3 0.0
1959 30 WAS HL 33 60 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 27 .067 .082 .083 .165 -2.7 0.0
1960 31 WAS HL 35 70 7 10 4 1 0 5 0 0 9 28 .143 .238 .229 .466 4.4 0.0
11 Years Sim 349 646 34 59 19 3 1 32 0 0 30 282 .091 .131 .135 .266 -5.2 0.0
162 Game Average 299 15 27 8 1 0 14 0 0 13 130 .091 .131 .135 .266 -2.4  
Career Highs 38 77 7 11 4 1 1 6 0 0 9 34 .143 .238 .229 .466 4.4  
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   474 24 45 16 2 0 22 0 0 23 210 .095 .137 .137 .274 -6.3
vs LH   172 10 14 3 1 1 10 0 0 7 72 .081 .115 .128 .243 -3.6
Home 168 282 17 21 7 3 1 17 0 0 14 126 .074 .117 .131 .249 -5.7
Away 181 364 17 38 12 0 0 15 0 0 16 156 .104 .141 .137 .279 -4.2
RISP   148 0 12 3 2 0 24 0 0 10 60 .081 .136 .128 .264 -1.9
Close/Late   10 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .100 .100 .200 .300 -0.1
Mar/Apr 59 98 4 6 2 0 0 5 0 0 9 45 .061 .139 .082 .221 -2.3
May 59 112 5 10 4 1 0 5 0 0 3 57 .089 .112 .143 .255 -2.4
June 51 93 5 7 3 1 0 3 0 0 2 45 .075 .095 .129 .224 -2.9
July 54 101 4 9 4 0 0 5 0 0 2 44 .089 .107 .129 .236 -2.8
August 62 122 6 13 2 1 0 8 0 0 9 50 .107 .167 .139 .306 0.1
Sep/Oct 64 120 10 14 4 0 1 6 0 0 5 41 .117 .151 .175 .326 0.3
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 21 WAS HL P 15 15 90.7 9 16 1 1 .962 2.48    
1951 22 WAS HL P 35 35 183.7 11 36 2 4 .959 2.30    
1952 23 WAS HL P 35 35 207.0 12 40 1 4 .981 2.26    
1953 24 WAS HL P 37 37 231.3 17 44 0 3 1.000 2.37    
1954 25 WAS HL P 28 28 172.7 18 38 0 4 1.000 2.92    
1955 26 WAS HL P 30 30 189.7 17 46 0 3 1.000 2.99    
1956 27 WAS HL P 38 38 240.3 20 38 2 4 .967 2.17    
1957 28 WAS HL P 38 38 228.0 15 49 0 7 1.000 2.53    
1958 29 WAS HL P 25 25 157.0 12 27 2 3 .951 2.24    
1959 30 WAS HL P 33 33 211.0 21 48 2 2 .972 2.94    
1960 31 WAS HL P 35 35 234.0 13 52 0 3 1.000 2.50    
Career Totals   349 349 2145.3 165 434 10 38 .984 2.51    
Career Highs   38 38 240.3 21 52 2 7 1.000 2.99    
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
1954 25 WAS HL 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.7 9 6 2 0 4 8.11 .321 .321 .714 1.036
1955 26 WAS HL 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 7.3 4 1 1 1 3 1.23 .154 .185 .269 .454
1956 27 WAS HL 0 0 .000 3 3 0 0 0 18.7 21 5 0 4 9 2.41 .300 .338 .386 .724
1957 28 WAS HL 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 7.3 5 1 0 0 0 1.23 .192 .192 .231 .423
1959 30 WAS HL 1 1 .500 2 2 0 0 0 12.7 16 4 0 1 12 2.84 .308 .321 .346 .667
1960 31 WAS HL 1 0 1.000 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 4 3 2 0 6 3.86 .160 .160 .440 .600
Career Post-Season Pitching 2 3 .400 9 9 0 0 0 59.6 59 20 5 6 34 3.02 .260 .279 .392 .671
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
1954 25 WAS HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
1955 26 WAS HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
1956 27 WAS HL 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
1957 28 WAS HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
1959 30 WAS HL 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
1960 31 WAS HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 9 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1954-10-3.13
1956-8-3.00
1957-9-2.96
1959-6-3.11
1960-3-2.54
Wins
1956-5-17
1957-1-19
1959-8-15
1960-4-18
CAR-26-144
Losses
1959-2-15
Winning Pct
1952-9-.609
1954-7-.667
1957-6-.704
1960-6-.692
CAR-46-.590
Games Started
1951-4-35
1952-4-35
1953-2-37
1956-4-38
1957-3-38
1960-7-35
CAR-39-349
Complete Games
1959-6-1
1960-7-2
Shutouts
1960-5-1
Innings Pitched
1953-5-231.3
1956-6-240.3
1960-5-234.0
CAR-41-2145.3
Hits Allowed
CAR-42-2035
Homeruns Allowed
1952-7-28
1953-10-27
Walks per 9IP
1954-10-1.5
1959-6-1.2
1960-2-0.8
Hits per 9IP
1953-10-7.9
1956-10-7.9
WHiP
1954-8-1.09
1956-8-1.08
1960-4-0.99
OAVG
1953-9-.233
OOBP
1960-5-.265
OSLG
1960-8-.326
OOPS
1960-6-.591
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 4    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 78    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 37    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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  6. John Clift (922)
  7. Isaac Cheatham (920)
  8. Michael Hutchens (913)
  9. Andrew Footman (913)
  10. Scottie Lemoine (912)
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  1. Douglas Vandyne (994)
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  6. Walter Penley (987)
  7. Bill Null (987)
  8. Matthew Marron (987)
  9. Donald Withers (985)
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History
Drafted in 29th round, 691st overall pick, by Greenwood in 1945
Earned first career win on 5/24/1945
Had first career hit (double) on 6/7/1945, off Forrest Radcliff (KIN)
Released by Greenwood on 7/28/1945, refused assignment to minors
Hit first career homerun on 9/25/1952, off Stephan Niblett (JC)
Won Gold Glove at Pitcher in 1954.Injured on 6/21/1955 with a Inflamed Elbow Ligament, out for one week
Won Gold Glove at Pitcher in 1955
Was selected to the 1957 Allstar game
Won Gold Glove at Pitcher in 1957
Won Gold Glove at Pitcher in 1957
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1959, going 4-1, 0.49