Herbert
Janus
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: April 20, 1927 in St. Bernard
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Cy Young Award 1961   
All-Star Selections 1958    1960    1961   
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
1946 19 SB HL    
1947 20 SB HL    
1948 21 SB HL    
1949 22 SB HL    
1950 23 SB HL    
1951 24 SB HL $ 300,000  
1952 25 SB HL $ 300,000  
1953 26 SB HL $ 300,000  
1954 27 SB HL $ 3,209,643  
1955 28 SB HL $ 4,281,786  
1956 29 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
1957 30 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
1958 31 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 11,000,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 32 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
1960 33 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
1961 34 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 11,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 11,000,000  
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
1946 19 SB HL    
1947 20 SB HL    
1948 21 SB HL    
1949 22 SB HL    
1950 23 SB HL    
1951 24 SB HL $ 300,000  
1952 25 SB HL $ 300,000  
1953 26 SB HL $ 300,000  
1954 27 SB HL $ 3,209,643  
1955 28 SB HL $ 4,281,786  
1956 29 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
1957 30 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
1958 31 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 11,000,000  
                                             
  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 32 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
1960 33 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
1961 34 SB HL $ 11,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 11,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 11,000,000  
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
1946 19 A   13 11 .542 26 26 2 0 0 176.7 197 71 17 45 136 3.62 .282 .326 .411 .737  
1947 20 A   8 8 .500 20 20 0 0 0 129.7 147 49 12 28 122 3.40 .284 .321 .389 .710  
1948 21 A   10 8 .556 26 26 0 0 0 164.7 205 83 13 35 158 4.54 .305 .339 .419 .758  
1949 22 AA   7 11 .389 26 26 2 0 0 169.3 173 77 12 35 145 4.09 .263 .300 .404 .704  
1950 23 AAA   3 3 .500 8 8 0 0 0 48.7 50 23 6 13 53 4.25 .266 .313 .441 .755  
    AA   13 3 .813 18 18 4 2 0 136.3 97 29 7 22 127 1.91 .200 .234 .300 .535  
1951 24 SB HL 1 4 .200 9 9 0 0 0 44.0 53 35 9 12 32 7.16 .305 .360 .580 .940 0.0
    AAA   4 6 .400 12 12 0 0 0 73.7 91 33 7 20 67 4.03 .307 .351 .456 .807  
    AA   4 2 .667 6 6 1 1 0 44.3 34 13 3 11 37 2.64 .214 .265 .340 .604  
1952 25 SB HL 12 13 .480 33 33 1 1 0 203.0 187 90 25 60 162 3.99 .244 .309 .428 .737 10.9
1953 26 SB HL 14 10 .583 34 34 1 1 0 219.7 197 78 20 34 226 3.20 .236 .275 .372 .647 15.3
1954 27 SB HL 16 7 .696 35 35 0 0 0 228.7 216 63 8 18 195 2.48 .247 .270 .347 .617 22.5
1955 28 SB HL 12 13 .480 34 34 1 1 0 209.3 202 77 19 11 212 3.31 .253 .277 .403 .680 15.8
1956 29 SB HL 14 13 .519 36 36 0 0 0 236.3 233 79 7 12 226 3.01 .252 .268 .368 .636 18.9
1957 30 SB HL 12 10 .545 38 38 0 0 0 235.7 229 91 17 26 250 3.48 .251 .282 .385 .667 16.0
1958 31 SB HL 24 5 .828 40 40 0 0 0 269.7 213 68 16 29 332 2.27 .213 .247 .339 .586 26.6
1959 32 SB HL 12 11 .522 38 37 0 0 0 239.0 204 84 16 44 269 3.16 .227 .277 .356 .633 17.3
1960 33 SB HL 19 7 .731 35 35 1 1 0 217.0 182 83 19 41 227 3.44 .224 .276 .360 .636 15.0
1961 34 SB HL 22 3 .880 36 36 1 1 0 251.3 179 62 17 33 236 2.22 .195 .232 .329 .561 27.0
11 Years Sim 158 96 .622 368 367 5 5 0 2353.6 2095 810 173 320 2367 3.10 .235 .272 .371 .644 185.3
2 Years AAA 7 9 .438 20 20 0 0 0 122.3 141 56 13 33 120 4.12 .291 .337 .450 .787  
3 Years AA 24 16 .600 50 50 7 3 0 350.0 304 119 22 68 309 3.06 .233 .271 .358 .629  
3 Years A 31 27 .534 72 72 2 0 0 471.0 549 203 42 108 416 3.88 .291 .329 .408 .737  
8 Years Minors 62 52 .544 142 142 9 3 0 943.3 994 378 77 209 845 3.61 .270 .310 .396 .705  
Season Average 14 8 .636 33 33 0 0 0 214.0 190 73 15 29 215 3.10 .235 .272 .371 .644  
Career Highs 24 13 .880 40 40 1 1 0 269.7 233 91 25 60 332 7.16 .305 .360 .580 .940  
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   1122 470 95 167 1347   .220 .245 .357 .602
vs LH   973 340 78 153 1020   .255 .284 .390 .674
Home 73 48 .603 181 181 4 4 0 1175.7 1036 393 69 158 1148 3.01 .234 .261 .359 .620
Away 85 48 .639 187 186 1 1 0 1178.0 1059 417 104 162 1219 3.19 .236 .262 .383 .646
Mar/Apr 27 14 .659 57 57 0 0 0 368.0 347 138 30 53 349 3.38 .245 .272 .384 .656
May 27 15 .643 62 62 1 1 0 388.0 351 136 34 56 376 3.15 .236 .264 .386 .650
June 29 12 .707 59 59 1 1 0 387.3 324 112 22 55 397 2.60 .223 .251 .347 .598
July 17 23 .425 54 53 1 1 0 326.3 304 124 21 40 353 3.42 .247 .270 .381 .651
August 28 17 .622 65 65 0 0 0 415.0 402 154 37 60 417 3.34 .253 .280 .397 .677
Sep/Oct 30 15 .667 71 71 2 2 0 469.0 367 146 29 56 475 2.80 .212 .236 .338 .575
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 24 SB HL 9 13 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .077 .077 .154 .231 -0.7 0.0
1952 25 SB HL 33 62 5 12 2 0 0 3 0 0 5 27 .194 .250 .226 .476 4.0 0.0
1953 26 SB HL 34 70 7 18 6 1 0 6 1 1 1 29 .257 .268 .371 .639 6.2 0.2
1954 27 SB HL 35 79 4 16 2 0 0 5 0 0 2 34 .203 .222 .228 .450 3.1 0.0
1955 28 SB HL 38 80 7 16 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 35 .200 .229 .213 .441 3.4 0.0
1956 29 SB HL 36 73 3 13 0 0 1 6 0 0 4 37 .178 .221 .219 .440 3.0 0.0
1957 30 SB HL 38 69 6 13 2 1 0 5 0 0 0 30 .188 .188 .246 .435 2.2 0.0
1958 31 SB HL 40 95 9 19 2 0 0 5 0 0 2 41 .200 .216 .221 .438 3.8 0.0
1959 32 SB HL 37 78 4 10 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 26 .128 .150 .141 .291 -0.2 0.0
1960 33 SB HL 35 73 4 11 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 34 .151 .162 .151 .313 -0.1 0.0
1961 34 SB HL 36 90 5 14 3 0 0 10 0 0 0 36 .156 .154 .189 .343 0.7 0.0
11 Years Sim 371 782 54 143 20 2 1 49 1 1 20 338 .183 .203 .217 .420 25.3 0.2
162 Game Average 341 23 62 8 0 0 21 0 0 8 147 .183 .203 .217 .420 11.0  
Career Highs 40 95 9 19 6 1 1 10 1 1 5 41 .257 .268 .371 .639 6.2  
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   590 39 105 16 1 1 39 0 1 15 267 .178 .198 .214 .412 15.7
vs LH   192 15 38 4 1 0 10 1 0 5 71 .198 .216 .229 .445 7.5
Home 183 352 27 74 7 0 1 25 1 0 7 148 .210 .225 .239 .464 15.4
Away 188 430 27 69 13 2 0 24 0 1 13 190 .160 .185 .200 .385 7.9
RISP   205 0 40 5 1 0 47 0 0 8 86 .195 .223 .229 .453 8.5
Close/Late   18 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 .111 .158 .167 .325 0.0
Mar/Apr 61 138 13 24 4 1 0 13 0 0 6 61 .174 .207 .217 .424 4.5
May 62 119 8 26 5 0 0 7 0 1 5 51 .218 .250 .261 .511 6.6
June 59 129 11 27 5 0 0 3 0 0 2 64 .209 .221 .248 .469 5.5
July 53 100 5 18 1 0 0 5 1 0 2 44 .180 .196 .190 .386 2.2
August 65 137 3 16 3 0 0 11 0 0 4 59 .117 .141 .139 .280 -1.6
Sep/Oct 71 159 14 32 2 1 1 10 0 0 1 59 .201 .206 .245 .452 6.1
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1951 24 SB HL P 9 9 44.0 5 5 0 0 1.000 2.05    
1952 25 SB HL P 33 33 203.0 15 29 1 2 .978 1.95    
1953 26 SB HL P 34 34 219.7 10 37 0 3 1.000 1.93    
1954 27 SB HL P 35 35 228.7 12 47 2 1 .967 2.32    
1955 28 SB HL P 34 34 209.3 15 34 1 3 .980 2.11    
    CF 2 2 35.0 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.06   0.0
1956 29 SB HL P 36 36 236.3 14 35 6 0 .891 1.87    
1957 30 SB HL P 38 38 235.7 12 32 4 4 .917 1.68    
1958 31 SB HL P 40 40 269.7 8 48 2 4 .966 1.87    
1959 32 SB HL P 37 37 239.0 17 30 2 2 .959 1.77    
1960 33 SB HL P 35 35 217.0 19 25 3 2 .936 1.82    
1961 34 SB HL P 36 36 251.3 22 45 2 2 .971 2.40    
  P 367 367 2353.6 149 367 23 23 .957 1.97    
  CF 2 2 35.0 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.06   0.0
Career Totals   369 369 2388.6 157 367 23 23 .958 1.97    
Career Highs   40 40 269.7 23 48 6 4 1.000 2.40    
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
1958 31 SB HL 0 1 .000 3 3 0 0 0 21.3 20 6 1 2 22 2.53 .247 .265 .370 .635
1959 32 SB HL 0 1 .000 3 3 0 0 0 13.3 10 5 0 4 16 3.38 .200 .259 .360 .619
1960 33 SB HL 1 0 1.000 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 6 2 1 2 5 2.57 .222 .276 .407 .683
1961 34 SB HL 0 0 .000 3 3 0 0 0 15.0 12 5 2 3 12 3.00 .218 .259 .418 .677
Career Post-Season Pitching 1 2 .333 10 10 0 0 0 56.7 48 18 4 11 55 2.86 .225 .263 .385 .648
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
1958 31 SB HL 3 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .143 .143 .143 .286
1959 32 SB HL 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
1960 33 SB HL 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
1961 34 SB HL 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 10 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .056 .056 .056 .111
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1954-3-2.48
1956-9-3.01
1958-2-2.27
1959-8-3.16
1961-3-2.22
CAR-28-3.10
Wins
1954-2-16
1958-2-24
1960-3-19
1961-1-22
CAR-14-158
Losses
1952-10-13
1956-9-13
Winning Pct
1954-3-.696
1958-3-.828
1960-4-.731
1961-2-.880
CAR-20-.622
Games Started
1953-10-34
1954-6-35
1956-6-36
1957-3-38
1958-2-40
1959-1-37
1960-7-35
1961-5-36
CAR-32-367
Complete Games
1961-10-1
Shutouts
1953-8-1
1955-7-1
1960-5-1
1961-5-1
Innings Pitched
1953-10-219.7
1954-4-228.7
1956-9-236.3
1957-6-235.7
1958-1-269.7
1959-3-239.0
1961-3-251.3
CAR-26-2353.6
Hits Allowed
1954-7-216
1956-7-233
1957-10-229
CAR-35-2095
Strikeouts
1953-3-226
1954-8-195
1955-9-212
1956-4-226
1957-3-250
1958-1-332
1959-2-269
1960-4-227
1961-4-236
CAR-14-2367
Walks per 9IP
1953-7-1.4
1954-1-0.7
1955-1-0.5
1956-2-0.5
1957-8-1.0
1958-6-1.0
1961-6-1.2
CAR-8-1.2
Hits per 9IP
1958-4-7.1
1959-6-7.7
1960-4-7.5
1961-4-6.4
Strikeouts per 9IP
1953-9-9.3
1955-6-9.1
1956-9-8.6
1957-5-9.5
1958-1-11.1
1959-2-10.1
1960-3-9.4
1961-6-8.5
CAR-40-9.1
WHiP
1953-9-1.05
1954-2-1.02
1955-4-1.02
1956-5-1.04
1957-9-1.08
1958-2-0.90
1959-6-1.04
1960-6-1.03
1961-2-0.84
CAR-14-1.03
OAVG
1958-4-.213
1959-6-.227
1960-5-.224
1961-4-.195
CAR-50-.235
OOBP
1953-8-.275
1954-3-.270
1955-9-.277
1956-6-.268
1958-2-.247
1959-9-.277
1960-8-.276
1961-2-.232
CAR-18-.272
OSLG
1954-8-.347
1958-6-.339
1961-8-.329
OOPS
1953-10-.647
1954-6-.617
1958-3-.586
1959-7-.633
1961-3-.561
CAR-36-.644
 
   Black Ink Test: 18    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 157    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 55    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 2nd round, 43rd overall pick, by St. Bernard in 1946
Injured on 4/16/1947 with a Fractured Hand, out for 5 weeks
Injured on 4/3/1951 with a Pulled Bicep Tendon, out for 3-4 weeks
Earned first career win on 8/13/1951
Had first career hit (double) on 9/4/1951, off Matthew Buck (NOR)
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1954, going 3-0, 1.76
Hit first career homerun on 9/9/1956, off Jarod Braithwaite (PB)
Struck out 17 batters against Jackson City on 6/4/1958
Was selected to the 1958 Allstar game
Set a new season HL-Record for Strikeouts with 315 on 9/23/1958
Injured on 10/20/1959 with a Ruptured Tricep Tendon, out for 8-9 weeks
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Injured on 10/23/1961 with a Hyper Extended Elbow, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Cy Young Award in 1961, going 22-3, 2.22 ERA