Nicholas
Grzywacz
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 205
 
Born: October 9, 1925 in Mexico
 
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 21 RED SP    
1948 22 RED SP $ 300,000  
1949 23 RED SP $ 300,000  
1950 24 RED SP $ 300,000  
1951 25 LAN SP $ 2,076,429  
1952 26 LAN SP $ 4,763,572  
1953 27 LAN SP $ 4,763,572  
1954 28 LAN SP $ 8,300,000  
1955 29 LAN SP $ 8,300,000  
1956 30 LAN SP $ 8,300,000  
1957 31 LAN SP $ 8,300,000  
1958 32 LAN SP $ 8,300,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,300,000  
                                             
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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 33 LAN SP    
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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 21 AA   76 294 35 77 16 1 8 28 1 1 22 67 .262 .313 .405 .718 36.6  
    A   61 235 35 65 15 0 10 40 0 0 25 56 .277 .346 .468 .814 37.4  
1948 22 RED SP 117 156 11 32 4 1 3 13 0 0 8 37 .205 .244 .301 .545 10.8 0.0
1949 23 RED SP 114 137 13 22 7 0 1 16 1 1 14 41 .161 .234 .234 .467 7.9 0.0
    AAA   12 47 1 8 4 0 0 3 0 2 7 8 .170 .278 .255 .533 2.9  
1950 24 RED SP 117 143 15 41 13 1 8 26 0 0 3 35 .287 .301 .559 .861 21.8 3.9
1951 25 RED SP 83 118 14 33 10 0 6 27 0 0 7 26 .280 .323 .517 .840 18.4 4.0
  LAN SP 57 228 46 72 18 4 20 56 0 0 12 44 .316 .351 .693 1.044 49.3 9.7
  TOT   140 346 60 105 28 4 26 83 0 0 19 70 .303 .341 .633 .974 67.7 13.7
1952 26 LAN SP 158 597 93 155 33 6 36 110 0 2 45 116 .260 .320 .516 .835 93.4 17.1
1953 27 LAN SP 136 514 94 161 36 8 36 115 0 0 40 52 .313 .369 .625 .994 107.7 25.2
1954 28 LAN SP 154 588 90 160 38 2 33 99 0 1 36 49 .272 .314 .512 .826 88.0 16.5
1955 29 LAN SP 132 446 54 115 33 0 18 69 1 0 27 29 .258 .304 .453 .756 60.6 9.2
1956 30 LAN SP 158 594 101 170 58 9 27 115 10 8 29 48 .286 .319 .551 .870 94.7 18.2
1957 31 LAN SP 128 370 38 78 22 2 9 46 4 3 23 49 .211 .259 .354 .613 31.6 1.0
1958 32 LAN SP 50 141 26 38 9 1 5 19 0 0 11 23 .270 .325 .454 .779 20.1 3.5
1959 33 LAN SP 77 190 16 46 11 2 4 13 1 1 5 39 .242 .280 .384 .664 18.8 1.9
12 Years Sim 1481 4222 611 1123 292 36 206 724 17 16 260 588 .266 .312 .499 .811 623.0 110.2
1 Years AAA 12 47 1 8 4 0 0 3 0 2 7 8 .170 .278 .255 .533 2.9  
1 Years AA 76 294 35 77 16 1 8 28 1 1 22 67 .262 .313 .405 .718 36.6  
1 Years A 61 235 35 65 15 0 10 40 0 0 25 56 .277 .351 .468 .819 37.4  
3 Years Minors 149 576 71 150 35 1 18 71 1 3 54 131 .260 .326 .418 .744 76.8  
162 Game Average 461 66 122 31 3 22 79 1 1 28 64 .266 .312 .499 .811 68.1  
Career Highs 158 597 101 170 58 9 36 115 10 8 45 116 .313 .369 .633 .994 107.7  
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   2830 423 777 215 27 142 509 14 11 184 370 .275 .322 .520 .842 448.3
vs LH   1392 188 346 77 9 64 215 3 5 76 218 .249 .292 .455 .746 179.3
Home 745 2072 319 562 149 22 112 377 10 7 124 284 .271 .315 .527 .842 327.7
Away 736 2150 292 561 143 14 94 347 7 9 136 304 .261 .309 .472 .780 300.0
RISP   1108 0 296 80 6 58 473 0 0 99 163 .267 .321 .507 .829 179.1
Pinch Hitting   447 42 102 27 3 15 65 1 1 30 98 .228 .276 .403 .679 49.6
Close/Late   549 54 140 33 7 22 79 0 0 55 92 .255 .325 .461 .786 81.2
Mar/Apr 235 668 86 181 45 8 32 127 2 1 44 91 .271 .319 .506 .825 103.0
May 267 746 109 211 62 5 34 143 1 4 43 85 .283 .323 .516 .839 116.0
June 254 674 107 171 46 4 32 101 5 2 52 114 .254 .309 .476 .786 97.5
July 222 668 95 145 35 2 34 88 2 4 45 95 .217 .267 .428 .696 77.4
August 252 737 99 202 53 14 29 128 4 4 39 97 .274 .322 .502 .824 108.8
Sep/Oct 251 729 115 213 51 3 45 137 3 1 37 106 .292 .328 .556 .884 124.9
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
1948 22 RED SP RF 18 16 139.0 26 0 0 0 1.000 1.68   0.2
    LF 1 0 6.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50    
1949 23 RED SP RF 17 13 124.0 27 0 0 0 1.000 1.96   0.3
1950 24 RED SP RF 10 9 82.0 15 0 0 0 1.000 1.65   0.1
    SS 1 0 2.0 1 1 0 1 1.000 9.00   0.0
1951 25 RED SP RF 42 41 205.8 35 1 0 0 1.000 1.57   0.1
    SS 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  LAN SP RF 28 28 392.2 68 1 1 0 .986 1.58   0.6
    SS 0 0 1.3 0 1 0 0 1.000 6.92   0.0
  TOT   RF 70 69 598.0 103 2 1 0 .991 1.58   0.7
      SS 1 0 2.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
1952 26 LAN SP RF 151 150 1325.3 301 6 2 0 .994 2.08   2.3
1953 27 LAN SP RF 128 126 1138.3 215 14 2 2 .991 1.81   2.4
1954 28 LAN SP RF 142 141 1260.0 256 6 4 1 .985 1.87   1.4
    LF 2 0 8.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1955 29 LAN SP RF 120 102 938.7 165 4 2 1 .988 1.62   1.1
    CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1956 30 LAN SP RF 150 147 1304.0 244 11 2 0 .992 1.76   2.7
1957 31 LAN SP RF 108 95 869.3 157 10 1 1 .994 1.73   2.2
1958 32 LAN SP RF 33 32 259.7 60 2 0 0 1.000 2.15   0.9
    LF 12 12 93.0 15 0 1 0 .938 1.45    
1959 33 LAN SP RF 48 47 392.7 106 9 0 0 1.000 2.64   1.5
    CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  RF 995 947 8431.0 1675 64 14 5 .992 1.86   15.6
  LF 15 12 107.0 16 0 1 0 .941 1.35    
  SS 2 0 4.0 1 2 0 1 1.000 6.75   0.1
  CF 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
Career Totals   1014 959 8546.0 1692 66 15 6 .992 1.85   15.7
Career Highs   151 150 1325.3 301 14 4 2 1.000 2.62    
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
1951 25 LAN SP 10 43 9 13 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 9 .302 .348 .395 .743
1952 26 LAN SP 19 70 14 23 3 1 7 17 1 0 9 6 .329 .420 .700 1.120
1953 27 LAN SP 3 16 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .313 .563
1954 28 LAN SP 11 45 7 10 3 0 3 10 0 0 3 7 .222 .271 .489 .760
1956 30 LAN SP 4 16 5 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .375 .444 .625 1.069
Career Post-Season Batting 47 190 35 56 10 2 11 31 1 0 15 25 .295 .359 .542 .901
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
1953-9-.313
Slugging Pct
1952-9-.516
1953-3-.625
1956-1-.551
CAR-44-.499
OPS
1953-4-.994
XR
1953-7-107.7
Games
1956-5-158
Runs
1953-9-94
1956-10-101
Total Bases
1952-7-308
1953-4-321
1954-10-301
1956-1-327
Doubles
1956-2-58
Homeruns
1952-4-36
1953-3-36
1954-10-33
RBIs
1952-4-110
1953-3-115
1954-10-99
1956-1-115
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 7    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 50    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 20    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 23rd overall pick, by Redsand in 1947
Had first career hit on 4/10/1948, off Henry Mcdougal (RIT)
Hit first career homerun on 5/9/1948, off John Dahl (LAN)
Traded from Redsand to Langlade on 7/30/1951 (Going to LAN: RF N. Grzywacz. Going to RED: P A. Moise)
Drove in 6 runs against Oakton on 8/12/1951
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1951, hitting .327 with 9 HR, 28 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/22/1951, hitting .484 with 5 HR, 8 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1951, hitting .321 with 10 HR, 23 RBI
Was selected to the 1952 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Denton on 9/9/1952
Drove in 6 runs against Denton on 10/2/1952
Injured on 6/8/1953 with a Blurred Vision Eye, out for 2-3 weeks
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Seneca Point on 7/11/1953
Won Player of the Week award on 7/14/1953, hitting .367 with 5 HR, 10 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/8/1953, hitting .600 with 3 HR, 5 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1956, hitting .333 with 8 HR, 22 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1956, hitting .455 with 2 HR, 7 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/2/1956, hitting .455 with 1 HR, 4 RBI
Was selected to the 1956 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Hinsdale on 8/3/1956
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Redsand on 7/25/1957
Injured on 7/19/1958 with a Broken Wrist, out for full season
Released by Langlade on 9/11/1959