William
Herzog
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: November 19, 1921 in Murray Creek
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955   
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 23 BLA HL $ 3,087,143  
1946 24 BLA HL $ 3,087,143  
1947 25 BLA HL $ 3,087,143  
1948 26 BLA HL $ 3,087,143  
1949 27 BLA HL $ 4,104,000  
1950 28 BLA HL $ 4,104,000  
1951 29 BLA HL $ 4,104,000  
1952 30 BLA HL $ 4,750,000  
1953 31 BLA HL $ 4,750,000  
1954 32 BLA HL $ 4,750,000  
1955 33 BLA HL $ 4,800,000  
1956 34 BLA HL $ 4,800,000  
1957 35 NOR HL $ 4,000,000  
1958 36 NOR HL $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 3,087,143  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 4,800,000  
                                             
  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 37 SP SP $ 320,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 320,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 320,000  
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 23 BLA HL 128 443 69 124 29 4 8 77 4 2 57 85 .280 .364 .418 .781 63.2 7.5
1946 24 BLA HL 147 505 100 157 42 11 12 83 8 0 67 99 .311 .390 .509 .899 94.3 16.5
1947 25 BLA HL 138 485 61 120 26 4 6 63 6 3 53 70 .247 .327 .355 .681 54.2 2.8
1948 26 BLA HL 152 524 98 173 62 8 9 96 11 6 71 88 .330 .418 .531 .949 104.2 22.0
1949 27 BLA HL 145 518 67 151 43 5 12 101 7 1 63 96 .292 .374 .463 .837 82.5 12.3
1950 28 BLA HL 144 507 74 134 47 8 8 87 2 4 68 97 .264 .355 .436 .791 73.5 11.1
1951 29 BLA HL 147 511 76 141 46 6 6 84 4 9 61 114 .276 .353 .425 .778 70.4 9.0
1952 30 BLA HL 141 491 77 141 41 2 7 74 10 7 62 101 .287 .371 .422 .793 73.8 10.6
1953 31 BLA HL 146 479 64 134 42 8 6 70 5 3 54 88 .280 .353 .438 .791 69.7 10.9
1954 32 BLA HL 142 513 81 164 52 7 12 84 13 6 46 90 .320 .380 .519 .898 92.0 18.0
1955 33 BLA HL 142 526 96 174 61 7 13 76 15 5 50 98 .331 .391 .548 .939 101.5 20.4
1956 34 BLA HL 126 307 43 78 32 1 0 22 6 4 30 65 .254 .320 .365 .684 35.6 4.0
1957 35 NOR HL 126 418 50 122 38 3 3 58 6 6 30 88 .292 .338 .419 .757 56.3 10.1
1958 36 NOR HL 99 335 48 88 27 8 2 39 12 4 24 107 .263 .310 .409 .719 39.8 5.2
1959 37 SP SP 67 151 12 32 9 1 2 12 10 2 11 52 .212 .268 .325 .593 14.9 1.2
15 Years Sim 1990 6713 1016 1933 597 83 106 1026 119 62 747 1338 .288 .362 .449 .811 1026.0 161.8
162 Game Average 546 82 157 48 6 8 83 9 5 60 108 .288 .362 .449 .811 83.5  
Career Highs 152 526 100 174 62 11 13 101 15 9 71 114 .331 .418 .548 .949 104.2  
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   4658 694 1330 415 56 70 693 86 44 528 932 .286 .360 .444 .804 713.8
vs LH   2055 322 603 182 27 36 333 33 18 219 406 .293 .365 .461 .826 325.2
Home 980 3276 513 975 292 35 54 545 53 32 375 561 .298 .372 .458 .830 527.3
Away 1010 3437 503 958 305 48 52 481 66 30 372 777 .279 .352 .441 .793 511.7
RISP   1913 0 582 178 16 34 852 0 0 269 379 .304 .387 .467 .854 334.4
Pinch Hitting   289 40 79 24 1 2 38 4 1 26 58 .273 .334 .384 .718 36.3
Close/Late   795 110 230 58 12 14 116 0 0 106 183 .289 .380 .445 .825 129.2
Mar/Apr 337 1107 163 304 100 15 20 175 19 10 119 214 .275 .347 .446 .793 164.5
May 350 1217 184 373 130 10 17 202 21 14 144 261 .306 .381 .472 .853 203.7
June 305 1047 169 305 77 20 18 147 14 10 108 180 .291 .363 .455 .817 162.0
July 298 1028 147 295 95 9 16 174 19 9 104 214 .287 .355 .444 .799 153.8
August 345 1113 183 321 93 17 18 162 26 6 148 214 .288 .372 .451 .823 184.1
Sep/Oct 355 1201 170 335 102 12 17 166 20 13 124 255 .279 .350 .426 .777 170.9
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1945 23 BLA HL C 124 106 988.7 721 43 7 2 .991 6.95 69 21 .304 3 4.9
1946 24 BLA HL C 118 118 1044.7 773 52 8 2 .990 7.11 91 28 .308 3 5.4
    SS 1 0 5.3 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.38 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1947 25 BLA HL C 116 116 1037.0 756 59 9 1 .989 7.07 105 34 .324 3 5.2
1948 26 BLA HL C 147 129 1170.3 809 65 10 2 .989 6.72 116 39 .336 4 4.3
1949 27 BLA HL C 140 132 1185.7 857 57 12 4 .987 6.94 107 35 .327 3 5.2
1950 28 BLA HL C 142 130 1171.7 824 54 14 2 .984 6.74 114 31 .272 4 3.1
1951 29 BLA HL C 143 133 1193.7 886 63 6 3 .994 7.16 95 36 .379 2 2.9
1952 30 BLA HL C 138 125 1147.7 838 65 4 5 .996 7.08 102 41 .402 3 6.1
1953 31 BLA HL C 136 117 1069.0 810 63 3 0 .997 7.35 102 32 .314 3 5.7
    CF 1 1 9.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 2 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1954 32 BLA HL C 137 126 1150.3 879 66 13 3 .986 7.39 113 36 .319 5 7.7
    2B 2 2 17.0 4 5 0 2 1.000 4.76 0 0 .000 0 0.1
1955 33 BLA HL C 138 124 1124.3 850 63 7 1 .992 7.31 129 39 .302 4 9.0
1956 34 BLA HL C 109 62 639.3 479 42 4 0 .992 7.33 79 26 .329 4 4.6
1957 35 NOR HL C 122 114 1009.3 781 60 8 1 .991 7.50 126 37 .294 4 7.6
1958 36 NOR HL C 93 89 784.0 649 41 4 0 .994 7.92 82 26 .317 1 5.2
1959 37 SP SP C 39 34 286.3 206 17 3 0 .987 7.01 33 9 .273 0 1.2
    SS 2 0 4.0 1 1 0 1 1.000 4.50 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  C 1842 1655 15001.9 11118 810 112 26 .991 7.16 1463 470 .321 46 78.1
  2B 2 2 17.0 4 5 0 2 1.000 4.76 0 0 .000 0 0.1
  SS 3 0 9.3 2 2 0 1 1.000 3.86 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  CF 1 1 9.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  3B 1 0 2.0 0 2 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   1849 1658 15039.3 11125 819 112 29 .991 7.15 1463 470 .321 46 78.2
Career Highs   147 133 1193.7 886 71 14 5 .997 7.92 129 41 .402 5  
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
1948 26 BLA HL 3 10 2 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 .500 .583 .900 1.483
1954 32 BLA HL 10 44 8 15 4 1 1 9 0 1 1 6 .341 .356 .545 .901
1957 35 NOR HL 16 62 9 24 4 0 0 7 1 1 2 13 .387 .406 .452 .858
1958 36 NOR HL 5 15 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 .200 .294 .467 .761
Career Post-Season Batting 34 131 22 47 11 2 2 17 1 2 7 28 .359 .391 .519 .910
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
1948-6-.330
1954-4-.320
1955-5-.331
On-Base Pct
1948-4-.418
1954-9-.380
1955-6-.391
Slugging Pct
1948-10-.531
1954-10-.519
1955-9-.548
OPS
1948-7-.949
1954-9-.898
1955-6-.939
XR
CAR-44-1026.0
Games
CAR-27-1990
At-Bats
CAR-35-6713
Runs
CAR-39-1016
Hits
CAR-35-1933
Total Bases
CAR-44-3014
Singles
CAR-50-1147
Doubles
1946-5-42
1948-1-62
1950-2-47
1951-8-46
1953-9-42
1954-1-52
1955-1-61
CAR-1-597
Triples
1946-6-11
CAR-37-83
RBIs
1949-10-101
CAR-31-1026
Walks
CAR-32-747
Strikeouts
CAR-27-1338
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 6    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 40    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 52    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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  6. Dean Kozak (740)
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History
Drafted in 7th round, 152nd overall pick, by Blackwood in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/1/1945, off George Neel (HR)
Hit first career homerun on 4/1/1945, off Chad Brannon (HR)
Injured on 6/5/1945 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for one week
Drove in 6 runs against Northampton on 7/30/1946
Injured on 8/13/1947 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for one week
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1948, hitting .700 with 0 HR, 6 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1948, hitting .478 with 6 HR, 29 RBI
Was selected to the 1948 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Hood River on 9/24/1948
Won Player of the Week award on 6/30/1949, hitting .688 with 3 HR, 11 RBI
Was selected to the 1949 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against St. Bernard on 7/30/1951
Was selected to the 1952 Allstar game
Injured on 9/26/1952 with a Strained Groin Muscle, out for one week
Was selected to the 1954 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1955 Allstar game
Signed as a free agent by Northampton on 2/3/1957 to a 2-year deal worth $4,000,000 per year
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Kingsbury on 6/29/1958
Signed as a free agent by Seneca Point on 3/2/1959 to a 1-year deal worth $400,000 per year
Injured on 7/20/1959 with a Bruised Jaw, out for 1-2 weeks