Michael
Hutchens
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 245
 
Born: April 4, 1921 in Usa
 
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
1945 24 MC HL    
1946 25 MC HL $ 300,000  
1947 26 HR HL $ 300,000  
1948 27 HR HL $ 300,000  
1949 28 HR HL $ 3,725,357  
1950 29 HR HL $ 4,275,000  
1951 30 HR HL $ 4,397,143  
1952 31 KIN HL $ 8,624,500  
1953 32 KIN HL $ 8,624,500  
1954 33 KIN HL $ 8,624,500  
1955 34 HR HL $ 8,624,500  
1956 35 HR HL $ 8,624,500  
1957 36 HR HL $ 8,624,500  
1958 37 BLA HL $ 3,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,624,500  
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 24 MC HL    
1946 25 MC HL $ 300,000  
1947 26 HR HL $ 300,000  
1948 27 HR HL $ 300,000  
1949 28 HR HL $ 3,725,357  
1950 29 HR HL $ 4,275,000  
1951 30 HR HL $ 4,397,143  
1952 31 KIN HL $ 8,624,500  
1953 32 KIN HL $ 8,624,500  
1954 33 KIN HL $ 8,624,500  
1955 34 HR HL $ 8,624,500  
1956 35 HR HL $ 8,624,500  
1957 36 HR HL $ 8,624,500  
1958 37 BLA HL $ 3,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,624,500  
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
1945 24 AA   7 0 1.000 7 7 0 0 0 55.0 47 20 9 17 54 3.27 .232 .291 .379 .670  
    A   9 5 .643 18 18 5 1 0 134.0 119 40 15 30 94 2.69 .235 .278 .342 .620  
1946 25 MC HL 0 4 .000 4 4 0 0 0 17.3 23 18 7 8 10 9.35 .324 .395 .746 1.142 0.0
    AA   5 7 .417 18 18 2 1 0 121.7 115 50 17 29 168 3.70 .245 .289 .392 .681  
1947 26 MC HL 8 7 .533 19 19 0 0 0 116.3 113 51 20 34 115 3.95 .251 .303 .451 .754 7.3
  HR HL 6 3 .667 15 15 0 0 0 89.3 81 36 14 17 90 3.63 .238 .275 .429 .704 6.1
  TOT   14 10 .583 34 34 0 0 0 205.7 194 87 34 51 205 3.81 .246 .291 .442 .733 13.4
1948 27 HR HL 11 11 .500 34 34 0 0 0 197.0 211 89 17 34 187 4.07 .269 .301 .397 .698 11.9
1949 28 HR HL 16 8 .667 34 34 1 1 0 200.3 175 61 6 34 191 2.74 .231 .264 .324 .588 18.2
1950 29 HR HL 16 7 .696 35 35 0 0 0 204.0 189 63 7 33 186 2.78 .246 .276 .339 .615 16.6
1951 30 HR HL 17 2 .895 35 35 1 1 0 218.3 163 50 7 39 213 2.06 .208 .243 .301 .544 25.4
1952 31 KIN HL 10 10 .500 35 34 1 1 0 191.0 162 64 7 44 177 3.02 .224 .269 .332 .601 15.3
1953 32 KIN HL 11 5 .688 35 35 0 0 0 192.3 187 60 7 45 195 2.81 .257 .297 .372 .669 16.2
1954 33 KIN HL 10 8 .556 30 30 0 0 0 160.3 149 64 7 52 124 3.59 .246 .303 .355 .659 9.9
1955 34 KIN HL 7 3 .700 17 17 0 0 0 89.0 74 35 6 32 84 3.54 .221 .287 .319 .607 5.8
  HR HL 7 2 .778 19 18 1 1 0 115.0 75 24 7 27 88 1.88 .182 .232 .275 .507 11.1
  TOT   14 5 .737 36 35 1 1 0 204.0 149 59 13 59 172 2.60 .200 .257 .295 .552 16.9
1956 35 HR HL 14 6 .700 33 33 0 0 0 194.0 157 66 14 57 172 3.06 .220 .275 .340 .615 15.4
1957 36 HR HL 10 10 .500 36 36 0 0 0 196.7 182 84 22 59 135 3.84 .243 .297 .394 .691 11.3
1958 37 AAA   9 6 .600 24 24 0 0 0 140.7 138 44 6 46 182 2.82 .255 .313 .332 .645  
12 Years Sim 143 86 .624 381 379 4 4 0 2181.0 1941 765 148 515 1967 3.16 .236 .280 .358 .638 170.5
1 Years AAA 9 6 .600 24 24 0 0 0 140.7 138 44 6 46 182 2.82 .255 .313 .332 .645  
2 Years AA 12 7 .632 25 25 2 1 0 176.7 162 70 26 46 222 3.57 .241 .290 .388 .678  
1 Years A 9 5 .643 18 18 5 1 0 134.0 119 40 15 30 94 2.69 .235 .278 .342 .620  
4 Years Minors 30 18 .625 67 67 7 2 0 451.3 419 154 47 122 498 3.07 .244 .294 .357 .651  
Season Average 11 7 .611 31 31 0 0 0 181.7 161 63 12 42 163 3.16 .236 .280 .358 .638  
Career Highs 17 11 .895 36 36 1 1 0 218.3 211 89 34 59 213 9.35 .324 .395 .746 1.142  
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   967 413 69 277 1196   .205 .250 .315 .565
vs LH   974 352 79 238 771   .278 .324 .415 .738
Home 74 42 .638 191 191 4 4 0 1106.0 975 355 75 257 1023 2.89 .234 .279 .351 .630
Away 69 44 .611 190 188 0 0 0 1075.0 966 410 73 258 944 3.43 .238 .284 .365 .648
Mar/Apr 23 13 .639 60 59 1 1 0 351.3 296 112 20 82 347 2.87 .226 .272 .339 .611
May 22 11 .667 64 63 0 0 0 350.3 308 127 31 89 334 3.26 .232 .281 .363 .643
June 25 16 .610 64 64 1 1 0 361.3 351 150 20 88 312 3.74 .253 .298 .368 .666
July 22 11 .667 56 56 0 0 0 330.6 300 117 25 76 288 3.19 .240 .283 .357 .641
August 18 21 .462 69 69 0 0 0 377.3 346 148 32 108 351 3.53 .241 .294 .384 .678
Sep/Oct 33 14 .702 68 68 2 2 0 410.0 340 111 20 72 335 2.44 .225 .261 .334 .595
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
1946 25 MC HL 4 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.2 0.0
1947 26 MC HL 19 40 4 10 2 1 1 2 0 0 3 13 .250 .302 .425 .727 5.3 0.7
  HR HL 15 31 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 .194 .219 .226 .445 1.3 0.0
  TOT   34 71 7 16 3 1 1 2 0 0 4 27 .225 .267 .338 .605 6.6 0.7
1948 27 HR HL 34 57 5 13 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 19 .228 .254 .246 .500 3.2 0.0
1949 28 HR HL 34 61 4 11 3 0 0 6 0 0 1 26 .180 .190 .230 .420 2.4 0.0
1950 29 HR HL 35 57 1 9 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 20 .158 .169 .158 .327 0.8 0.0
1951 30 HR HL 35 72 3 11 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 24 .153 .164 .208 .373 0.3 0.0
1952 31 KIN HL 34 52 2 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 20 .096 .093 .115 .208 -0.6 0.0
1953 32 KIN HL 35 57 4 11 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 29 .193 .203 .246 .449 2.7 0.0
1954 33 KIN HL 30 48 3 7 1 0 1 4 0 0 2 18 .146 .176 .229 .406 2.0 0.0
1955 34 KIN HL 17 30 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 15 .133 .161 .133 .295 0.0 0.0
  HR HL 19 36 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 .111 .135 .111 .246 -0.5 0.0
  TOT   36 66 9 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 30 .121 .147 .121 .268 -0.5 0.0
1956 35 HR HL 33 56 1 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 23 .125 .169 .161 .330 0.7 0.0
1957 36 HR HL 36 61 4 9 0 0 1 5 0 0 2 20 .148 .172 .197 .369 1.4 0.0
12 Years Sim 380 663 43 108 12 1 5 33 0 0 19 259 .163 .184 .207 .391 19.3 0.7
162 Game Average 282 18 46 5 0 2 14 0 0 8 110 .163 .184 .207 .391 8.2  
Career Highs 36 72 9 16 3 1 1 6 0 0 4 30 .228 .267 .338 .605 6.6  
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   460 31 69 9 0 4 26 0 0 15 190 .150 .175 .196 .371 7.8
vs LH   203 12 39 3 1 1 7 0 0 4 69 .192 .206 .232 .437 7.3
Home 190 296 17 56 7 0 1 20 0 0 6 103 .189 .201 .223 .424 9.5
Away 189 367 26 52 5 1 4 13 0 0 13 156 .142 .171 .193 .364 5.6
RISP   163 0 18 1 0 0 25 0 0 10 63 .110 .156 .117 .272 -1.3
Close/Late   12 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .250 .250 .333 .583 0.9
Mar/Apr 60 106 4 17 2 0 2 7 0 0 3 42 .160 .183 .236 .419 3.3
May 63 103 12 15 3 0 0 7 0 0 2 44 .146 .159 .175 .334 0.4
June 64 112 8 19 0 1 2 5 0 0 3 34 .170 .191 .241 .432 4.0
July 55 99 6 13 0 0 1 6 0 0 2 38 .131 .146 .162 .307 -0.1
August 69 112 6 22 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 44 .196 .231 .241 .472 5.2
Sep/Oct 68 131 7 22 2 0 0 8 0 0 4 57 .168 .188 .183 .372 2.3
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1946 25 MC HL P 4 4 17.3 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.04    
1947 26 MC HL P 19 19 116.3 3 11 1 1 .933 1.08    
  HR HL P 15 15 89.3 2 8 0 0 1.000 1.01    
  TOT   P 34 34 205.7 5 19 1 1 .960 1.05    
1948 27 HR HL P 34 34 197.0 12 22 1 3 .971 1.55    
1949 28 HR HL P 34 34 200.3 6 18 0 1 1.000 1.08    
1950 29 HR HL P 35 35 204.0 11 22 2 1 .943 1.46    
1951 30 HR HL P 35 35 218.3 7 33 0 4 1.000 1.65    
1952 31 KIN HL P 34 34 191.0 4 18 2 1 .917 1.04    
1953 32 KIN HL P 35 35 192.3 11 31 1 1 .977 1.97    
1954 33 KIN HL P 30 30 160.3 4 28 1 2 .970 1.80    
1955 34 KIN HL P 17 17 89.0 5 10 0 0 1.000 1.52    
  HR HL P 19 18 115.0 7 13 0 1 1.000 1.57    
  TOT   P 36 35 204.0 12 23 0 1 1.000 1.54    
1956 35 HR HL P 33 33 194.0 14 32 0 3 1.000 2.13    
1957 36 HR HL P 36 36 196.7 13 28 1 3 .976 1.88    
Career Totals   380 379 2181.0 99 276 9 21 .977 1.55    
Career Highs   36 36 218.3 14 33 2 4 1.000 2.13    
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
1951 30 HR HL 0 2 .000 2 2 0 0 0 11.3 9 3 0 0 13 2.38 .205 .205 .318 .523
1953 32 KIN HL 1 1 .500 6 6 0 0 0 29.7 30 15 2 5 23 4.55 .275 .307 .385 .692
1954 33 KIN HL 1 3 .250 5 5 0 0 0 23.0 34 21 0 9 21 8.22 .337 .391 .436 .827
Career Post-Season Pitching 2 6 .250 13 13 0 0 0 64.0 73 39 2 14 57 5.49 .287 .325 .394 .718
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 30 HR HL 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1953 32 KIN HL 6 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .100 .100 .100 .200
1954 33 KIN HL 5 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .143 .143 .143 .286
Career Post-Season Batting 13 20 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 .100 .100 .100 .200
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1949-3-2.74
1950-2-2.78
1951-2-2.06
1952-8-3.02
1953-3-2.81
1955-2-2.60
1956-10-3.06
CAR-33-3.16
Wins
1947-8-14
1949-5-16
1950-6-16
1951-5-17
CAR-27-143
Winning Pct
1949-5-.667
1950-5-.696
1951-1-.895
1953-6-.688
1955-4-.737
1956-6-.700
CAR-19-.624
Games Started
1947-7-34
1948-9-34
1949-10-34
1950-3-35
1951-4-35
1953-5-35
1955-10-35
1957-9-36
CAR-25-379
Shutouts
1949-9-1
1951-8-1
1955-7-1
Innings Pitched
CAR-39-2181.0
Homeruns Allowed
1947-1-34
Strikeouts
1947-6-205
CAR-32-1967
Walks per 9IP
1947-7-2.2
1948-4-1.6
1949-7-1.5
1950-7-1.5
1951-10-1.6
Hits per 9IP
1949-8-7.9
1951-2-6.7
1952-9-7.6
1955-3-6.6
1956-4-7.3
Strikeouts per 9IP
1947-8-9.0
1948-9-8.5
1953-10-9.1
WHiP
1947-6-1.19
1949-5-1.04
1950-6-1.09
1951-1-0.93
1952-5-1.08
1955-6-1.02
CAR-47-1.13
OAVG
1947-10-.246
1949-8-.231
1951-2-.208
1952-7-.224
1955-3-.200
1956-4-.220
OOBP
1947-5-.291
1949-4-.264
1950-6-.276
1951-1-.243
1952-3-.269
1955-3-.257
1956-9-.275
CAR-31-.280
OSLG
1949-3-.324
1950-8-.339
1951-1-.301
1952-7-.332
1955-1-.295
1956-8-.340
OOPS
1949-3-.588
1950-5-.615
1951-1-.544
1952-5-.601
1955-1-.552
1956-6-.615
CAR-30-.638
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 3    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 103    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 50    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 40th round, 939th overall pick, by Murray Creek in 1945
Injured on 6/22/1946 with a Strained Elbow Ligament, out for 5 weeks
Had first career hit on 8/5/1946, off Jeffrey Mcmichael (KIN)
Hit first career homerun on 4/9/1947, off Sal Tuller (BLA)
Earned first career win on 4/9/1947
Traded from Murray Creek to Hood River on 7/17/1947 (Going to MC: 2B R. Mccain, P L. Mullaney, P W. Bartalo. Going to HR: P M. Hutchens)
Won Rookie of the Year in 1947, going 14-10, 3.81 ERA
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1949, going 6-0, 1.42
Was selected to the 1949 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1949, going 3-0, 0.89
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 6/1/1950, going 3-1, 0.96
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1951, going 4-0, 1.11
Was selected to the 1951 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 7/7/1951, winning one gamegames with a 2.63 ERA
Signed as a free agent by Kingsbury on 2/4/1952 to a 6-year deal worth $8,624,500 per year
Won Player of the Week award on 7/7/1953, winning one game with a 3.86 ERA
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1954, going 3-0, 1.42
Traded from Kingsbury to Hood River on 6/21/1955 (Going to HR: P M. Hutchens. Going to KIN: P M. Rhoades)
Signed as a free agent by Blackwood on 2/4/1958 to a 1-year deal worth $3,500,000 per year