Joseph
Hofmann
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 185
 
Born: July 10, 1929 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
1951 21 RED SP    
1952 22 RED SP $ 300,000  
1953 23 RED SP $ 300,000  
1954 24 RED SP $ 300,000  
1955 25 RED SP $ 331,143  
1956 26 RED SP $ 331,143  
1957 27 RED SP $ 5,000,000  
1958 28 RED SP $ 5,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,000,000  
                                             
  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 29 RED SP $ 8,000,000  
1960 30 RED SP $ 8,000,000  
1961 31 RED SP $ 8,000,000  
1962 32 RED SP $ 8,000,000  
1963 33 RED SP $ 8,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 8,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
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
1951 21 A   138 550 84 191 18 2 26 99 6 11 36 129 .347 .387 .529 .916 100.3  
1952 22 RED SP 15 22 2 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .227 .292 .318 .610 1.6 0.2
    AA   120 468 45 124 22 2 9 57 2 4 32 109 .265 .312 .378 .690 53.3  
1953 23 RED SP 110 351 33 85 23 8 5 37 0 0 23 105 .242 .294 .396 .690 37.7 4.9
1954 24 RED SP 123 316 28 66 14 2 11 31 1 0 18 98 .209 .253 .370 .623 28.1 1.5
1955 25 RED SP 131 210 17 46 10 4 7 29 1 0 17 59 .219 .283 .405 .687 22.9 2.6
1956 26 RED SP 152 520 77 140 27 4 30 72 0 0 36 77 .269 .321 .510 .831 81.5 12.7
1957 27 RED SP 154 605 90 155 23 10 26 86 0 1 41 93 .256 .306 .456 .762 82.2 11.7
1958 28 RED SP 153 568 87 157 26 5 23 81 0 1 42 103 .276 .323 .461 .784 85.7 13.3
1959 29 RED SP 153 554 78 148 26 1 31 93 0 1 42 106 .267 .322 .486 .808 84.9 14.7
1960 30 RED SP 107 331 28 72 17 0 7 32 0 0 30 56 .218 .287 .332 .619 29.0 1.2
1961 31 RED SP 154 543 80 139 37 4 23 106 0 0 51 121 .256 .321 .466 .787 79.2 13.0
1962 32 RED SP 125 437 57 108 28 3 16 69 0 0 23 84 .247 .284 .435 .719 51.4 6.3
1963 33 RED SP 110 374 61 112 15 1 15 69 0 0 19 82 .299 .329 .465 .794 58.0 10.0
12 Years Sim 1487 4831 638 1233 248 42 194 706 2 3 344 993 .255 .306 .444 .751 642.1 92.0
1 Years AA 120 468 45 124 22 2 9 57 2 4 32 109 .265 .311 .378 .689 53.3  
1 Years A 138 550 84 191 18 2 26 99 6 11 36 129 .347 .395 .529 .924 100.3  
2 Years Minors 258 1018 129 315 40 4 35 156 8 15 68 238 .309 .356 .460 .816 153.6  
162 Game Average 526 69 134 27 4 21 76 0 0 37 108 .255 .306 .444 .751 70.0  
Career Highs 154 605 90 157 37 10 31 106 1 1 51 121 .299 .329 .510 .831 85.7  
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   3420 432 850 174 25 135 487 2 2 213 694 .249 .294 .432 .727 429.1
vs LH   1411 206 383 74 17 59 219 0 1 131 299 .271 .335 .473 .808 218.0
Home 735 2396 331 635 143 18 95 371 1 2 163 491 .265 .313 .459 .772 333.9
Away 752 2435 307 598 105 24 99 335 1 1 181 502 .246 .300 .430 .730 313.2
RISP   1249 0 326 70 17 44 481 0 0 125 254 .261 .322 .450 .772 182.8
Pinch Hitting   248 25 51 11 3 8 32 1 0 21 61 .206 .267 .371 .638 25.5
Close/Late   619 44 150 40 4 18 79 0 0 64 135 .242 .315 .407 .722 79.6
Mar/Apr 229 737 100 192 38 6 31 115 0 0 70 154 .261 .326 .455 .780 108.2
May 284 946 112 226 47 11 28 121 0 0 63 220 .239 .288 .401 .689 107.9
June 248 837 126 227 53 8 30 134 0 0 61 182 .271 .321 .461 .782 119.9
July 223 746 90 189 40 7 30 120 1 1 39 134 .253 .293 .446 .740 94.9
August 207 657 86 170 31 5 32 94 0 1 52 121 .259 .316 .467 .783 95.2
Sep/Oct 296 908 124 229 39 5 43 122 1 1 59 182 .252 .300 .448 .749 120.9
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
1952 22 RED SP LF 3 3 23.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.78   0.0
1953 23 RED SP LF 101 96 820.0 175 1 1 0 .994 1.93   1.7
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1954 24 RED SP LF 86 77 680.7 149 6 0 2 1.000 2.05   1.3
1955 25 RED SP LF 43 39 316.0 77 3 1 2 .988 2.28   0.7
    1B 3 0 6.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
1956 26 RED SP LF 148 122 1136.3 248 10 1 2 .996 2.04   1.2
    RF 1 0 5.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 5.40    
1957 27 RED SP LF 154 147 1317.3 277 8 0 1 1.000 1.95   1.5
1958 28 RED SP LF 150 142 1248.3 292 10 0 2 1.000 2.18   2.7
1959 29 RED SP LF 144 138 1211.3 320 5 2 1 .994 2.41   3.6
    CF 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1960 30 RED SP LF 93 88 730.3 163 3 0 1 1.000 2.05   1.8
    SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1961 31 RED SP LF 143 141 1218.0 269 6 2 0 .993 2.03   3.7
    CF 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1962 32 RED SP LF 114 109 928.0 217 1 1 0 .995 2.11   2.7
1963 33 RED SP LF 100 96 834.3 164 7 0 3 1.000 1.84   1.5
  LF 1279 1198 10463.6 2353 60 8 14 .997 2.08   22.4
  CF 4 0 8.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  1B 3 0 6.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
  RF 2 0 6.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 4.50    
  SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   1289 1198 10484.6 2362 60 8 14 .997 2.08   22.4
Career Highs   154 147 1317.3 320 10 2 3 1.000 2.41    
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
1953 23 RED SP 10 32 1 7 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 8 .219 .265 .219 .483
1961 31 RED SP 3 11 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .455 .455 .636 1.091
Career Post-Season Batting 13 43 2 12 2 0 0 3 0 1 2 11 .279 .311 .326 .637
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.
Homeruns
1956-5-30
1959-6-31
RBIs
1961-4-106
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 12    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
 
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  6. Zack Albarado (923)
  7. Efren Reagan (919)
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 11th overall pick, by Redsand in 1951
Had first career hit (double) on 9/18/1952, off Jude Lueck (TF)
Hit first career homerun on 4/19/1953, off Robert Rothwell (KEN)
Injured on 6/14/1954 with a Stiff Knee, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 6/16/1957, hitting .480 with 2 HR, 5 RBI
Hit for the cycle against Stratford on 8/14/1957
Won Player of the Week award on 8/4/1958, hitting .545 with 4 HR, 10 RBI
Had 20-game hitting streak snapped on 7/18/1963