Mark
Irving
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: March 19, 1930 in Langlade
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 1963   
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 19 JEN HL    
1950 20 JEN HL    
1951 21 JEN HL    
1952 22 JEN HL    
1953 23 JEN HL    
1954 24 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1955 25 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1956 26 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1957 27 JEN HL $ 630,000  
1958 28 JEN HL $ 840,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 840,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 29 JEN HL $ 840,000  
1960 30 JEN HL $ 897,143  
1961 31 KIN HL $ 5,000,000  
1962 32 KIN HL $ 5,000,000  
1963 33 KIN HL $ 5,000,000  
1964 34 KIN HL $ 5,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 840,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 5,000,000  
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 19 JEN HL    
1950 20 JEN HL    
1951 21 JEN HL    
1952 22 JEN HL    
1953 23 JEN HL    
1954 24 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1955 25 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1956 26 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1957 27 JEN HL $ 630,000  
1958 28 JEN HL $ 840,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 840,000  
                                             
  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 JEN HL $ 840,000  
1960 30 JEN HL $ 897,143  
1961 31 KIN HL $ 5,000,000  
1962 32 KIN HL $ 5,000,000  
1963 33 KIN HL $ 5,000,000  
1964 34 KIN HL $ 5,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 840,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 5,000,000  
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 19 A   3 1 .750 50 0 0 0 1 51.7 71 30 5 14 49 5.23 .335 .376 .462 .838  
1950 20 A   3 9 .250 73 18 0 0 0 117.3 152 47 8 23 96 3.61 .318 .349 .412 .761  
1951 21 A   1 1 .500 42 0 0 0 1 48.3 56 30 4 20 43 5.59 .290 .357 .409 .766  
1952 22 AA   1 3 .250 44 0 0 0 0 66.0 78 34 10 10 93 4.64 .290 .315 .465 .780  
    A   0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 1.3 0 0 0 0 1 0.00 .000 .000 .000 .000  
1953 23 AAA   0 0 .000 19 0 0 0 0 19.7 15 6 5 3 24 2.75 .217 .250 .478 .728  
    AA   0 3 .000 33 3 0 0 2 37.3 18 4 3 10 54 0.96 .146 .211 .244 .454  
1954 24 JEN HL 7 3 .700 84 0 0 0 14 89.7 69 34 14 20 71 3.41 .211 .257 .391 .648 11.2
1955 25 JEN HL 5 11 .313 68 0 0 0 30 60.3 60 41 17 13 59 6.12 .260 .302 .545 .847 3.6
1956 26 JEN HL 3 4 .429 41 0 0 0 7 36.3 36 22 10 11 35 5.45 .257 .314 .550 .864 2.0
    AAA   0 1 .000 21 0 0 0 13 24.7 11 6 6 3 30 2.19 .133 .163 .373 .536  
1957 27 JEN HL 4 4 .500 49 0 0 0 2 50.3 47 29 10 5 58 5.19 .244 .262 .508 .770 2.8
1958 28 JEN HL 5 5 .500 57 0 0 0 1 64.0 49 25 10 9 59 3.52 .208 .243 .449 .692 6.1
1959 29 JEN HL 3 1 .750 67 0 0 0 4 66.7 54 26 12 4 91 3.51 .215 .236 .434 .671 7.5
1960 30 JEN HL 4 2 .667 85 1 0 0 5 88.0 48 17 6 12 108 1.74 .155 .188 .288 .476 12.9
1961 31 KIN HL 3 1 .750 105 0 0 0 3 107.7 93 49 18 14 127 4.10 .229 .254 .424 .678 9.1
1962 32 KIN HL 2 5 .286 67 0 0 0 24 78.7 80 42 9 15 99 4.81 .261 .299 .446 .745 7.6
1963 33 KIN HL 3 5 .375 70 0 0 0 28 82.7 61 26 7 16 103 2.83 .203 .245 .343 .588 16.0
1964 34 KIN HL 1 5 .167 65 0 0 0 29 68.0 57 27 7 18 101 3.57 .220 .279 .371 .649 12.4
11 Years Sim 40 46 .465 758 1 0 0 147 792.3 654 338 120 137 911 3.84 .221 .258 .419 .678 91.2
2 Years AAA 0 1 .000 40 0 0 0 13 44.3 26 12 11 6 54 2.44 .171 .203 .421 .624  
2 Years AA 1 6 .143 77 3 0 0 2 103.3 96 38 13 20 147 3.31 .245 .282 .395 .677  
4 Years A 7 11 .389 166 18 0 0 2 218.7 279 107 17 57 189 4.40 .315 .356 .422 .778  
8 Years Minors 8 18 .308 283 21 0 0 17 366.3 401 157 41 83 390 3.86 .280 .320 .414 .734  
Season Average 3 4 .429 68 0 0 0 13 72.0 59 30 10 12 82 3.84 .221 .258 .419 .678  
Career Highs 7 11 .750 105 1 0 0 30 107.7 93 49 18 20 127 6.12 .261 .314 .550 .864  
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   357 188 66 75 524   .213 .247 .414 .661
vs LH   297 150 54 62 387   .231 .267 .426 .693
Home 26 19 .578 378 0 0 0 69 410.3 317 156 54 81 467 3.42 .210 .250 .392 .642
Away 14 27 .341 380 1 0 0 78 381.9 337 182 66 56 444 4.29 .233 .262 .448 .710
Mar/Apr 11 7 .611 130 1 0 0 30 130.0 91 43 11 33 148 2.98 .194 .247 .321 .568
May 11 9 .550 127 0 0 0 26 140.6 128 84 29 27 144 5.38 .239 .276 .497 .773
June 2 5 .286 124 0 0 0 25 122.6 114 52 22 17 137 3.82 .243 .270 .475 .745
July 2 6 .250 106 0 0 0 21 115.6 87 42 15 23 150 3.27 .203 .244 .376 .620
August 6 7 .462 135 0 0 0 23 139.0 103 54 18 18 161 3.50 .204 .232 .381 .613
Sep/Oct 8 12 .400 136 0 0 0 22 144.3 131 63 25 19 171 3.93 .237 .262 .448 .711
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
1952 22 AA   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0  
1954 24 JEN HL 84 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.8 0.0
1955 25 JEN HL 68 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
1956 26 JEN HL 41 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
    AAA   4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1  
1957 27 JEN HL 49 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.0 0.0
1958 28 JEN HL 57 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
1959 29 JEN HL 67 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1960 30 JEN HL 85 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
1961 31 KIN HL 109 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.6 0.0
1962 32 KIN HL 67 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.1 0.0
1963 33 KIN HL 70 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.7 0.0
1964 34 KIN HL 65 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5 0.0
11 Years Sim 762 55 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 27 .000 .035 .000 .035 -4.8 0.0
1 Years AAA 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1  
1 Years AA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0  
2 Years Minors 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1  
162 Game Average 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .035 .000 .035 -1.0  
Career Highs 109 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.0  
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   41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 19 .000 .047 .000 .047 -3.3
vs LH   14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.3
Home 334 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 .000 .059 .000 .059 -2.4
Away 268 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 -2.2
RISP   16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .000 .111 .000 .111 -0.9
Close/Late   11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000 .154 .000 .154 -0.4
Mar/Apr 61 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5
May 75 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .111 .000 .111 -0.4
June 116 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.3
July 59 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .100 .000 .100 -0.5
August 66 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.9
Sep/Oct 83 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.0
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1954 24 JEN HL P 84 0 89.7 6 10 2 1 .889 1.61    
1955 25 JEN HL P 68 0 60.3 5 6 0 1 1.000 1.64    
1956 26 JEN HL P 41 0 36.3 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.24    
1957 27 JEN HL P 49 0 50.3 4 6 0 0 1.000 1.79    
1958 28 JEN HL P 57 0 64.0 1 8 0 1 1.000 1.27    
1959 29 JEN HL P 67 0 66.7 3 8 0 0 1.000 1.49    
1960 30 JEN HL P 85 1 88.0 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.82    
1961 31 KIN HL P 105 0 107.7 4 5 0 0 1.000 0.75    
1962 32 KIN HL P 67 0 78.7 2 10 0 1 1.000 1.37    
1963 33 KIN HL P 70 0 82.7 1 3 2 1 .667 0.44    
1964 34 KIN HL P 65 0 68.0 3 3 0 1 1.000 0.79    
Career Totals   758 1 792.3 32 69 4 6 .962 1.15    
Career Highs   105 1 107.7 6 10 2 1 1.000 1.79    
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
1957 27 JEN HL 0 0 .000 5 0 0 0 0 4.7 3 1 0 0 2 1.93 .214 .214 .286 .500
1958 28 JEN HL 0 1 .000 7 0 0 0 0 8.3 7 4 2 3 11 4.32 .233 .303 .467 .770
1959 29 JEN HL 0 0 .000 3 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 1 0 0 3 3.00 .273 .273 .455 .727
1960 30 JEN HL 0 0 .000 7 0 0 0 0 6.3 4 3 1 0 10 4.27 .160 .160 .320 .480
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 1 .000 22 0 0 0 0 22.3 17 9 3 3 26 3.63 .213 .241 .388 .628
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Saves
1955-7-30
1962-8-24
1963-4-28
1964-3-29
CAR-39-147
Games Pitched
1954-7-84
1961-3-105
Walks per 9IP
CAR-31-1.6
Hits per 9IP
CAR-23-7.4
Strikeouts per 9IP
CAR-9-10.3
WHiP
CAR-11-1.00
OAVG
CAR-21-.221
OOBP
CAR-10-.258
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 14    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
 
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History
Drafted in 44th round, 1046th overall pick, by Seneca Point in 1945
Injured on 7/19/1950 with a Sore Back, out for 1-2 weeks
Earned first career win on 4/18/1954
Injured on 6/10/1956 with a Sore Shoulder, out for 6 days
Signed as a free agent by Kingsbury on 2/10/1961 to a 6-year deal worth $5,000,000 per year
Was selected to the 1963 Allstar game
Injured on 7/28/1963 with a Strained Back, out for 1-2 weeks