Michael
Knight
 
Nickname: Rider
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 7''
Weight: 245
 
Born: June 10, 1919 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 26 RW SP $ 300,000  
1946 27 RW SP $ 488,571  
1947 28 RW SP $ 684,000  
1948 29 RW SP $ 684,000  
1949 30 RW SP $ 684,000  
1950 31 BLA HL $ 533,500  
1951 32 BLA HL $ 533,500  
1952 33 BLA HL $ 533,500  
1953 34 BLA HL $ 533,500  
1954 35 HR HL    
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 684,000  
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
1945 26 RW SP $ 300,000  
1946 27 RW SP $ 488,571  
1947 28 RW SP $ 684,000  
1948 29 RW SP $ 684,000  
1949 30 RW SP $ 684,000  
1950 31 BLA HL $ 533,500  
1951 32 BLA HL $ 533,500  
1952 33 BLA HL $ 533,500  
1953 34 BLA HL $ 533,500  
1954 35 HR HL    
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 684,000  
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
1945 26 RW SP 4 8 .333 58 0 0 0 0 67.0 74 34 5 35 56 4.57 .286 .372 .417 .789 1.7
    AAA   2 0 1.000 16 0 0 0 1 15.3 14 3 2 2 27 1.76 .250 .276 .393 .669  
1946 27 RW SP 2 6 .250 87 0 0 0 3 90.3 102 50 10 43 69 4.98 .295 .379 .460 .838 1.6
1947 28 RW SP 4 7 .364 77 0 0 0 2 93.0 87 44 11 39 81 4.26 .254 .332 .399 .732 4.1
1948 29 RW SP 2 5 .286 86 0 0 0 0 80.7 81 37 2 36 62 4.13 .263 .346 .341 .687 4.3
1949 30 RW SP 4 5 .444 94 0 0 0 2 107.3 103 50 8 41 91 4.19 .248 .327 .368 .695 5.8
1950 31 BLA HL 3 6 .333 99 0 0 0 2 99.3 142 71 11 54 83 6.43 .340 .419 .478 .898 1.2
1951 32 BLA HL 4 5 .444 99 0 0 0 2 96.3 113 53 8 49 73 4.95 .293 .380 .407 .787 3.7
1952 33 BLA HL 3 7 .300 91 0 0 0 2 115.3 158 79 16 58 92 6.16 .327 .403 .472 .875 1.4
1953 34 BLA HL 0 0 .000 11 0 0 0 1 11.0 19 9 1 7 8 7.36 .373 .448 .569 1.017 0.0
    AAA   2 1 .667 26 0 0 0 3 29.7 30 9 1 11 32 2.73 .275 .342 .321 .663  
1954 35 AAA   1 0 1.000 35 0 0 0 0 50.3 54 16 3 13 69 2.86 .270 .315 .355 .670  
9 Years Sim 26 49 .347 702 0 0 0 14 760.3 879 427 72 362 615 5.05 .292 .373 .424 .797 23.9
3 Years AAA 5 1 .833 77 0 0 0 4 95.3 98 28 6 26 128 2.64 .268 .317 .351 .668  
Season Average 2 5 .286 78 0 0 0 1 84.5 97 47 8 40 68 5.05 .292 .373 .424 .797  
Career Highs 4 8 .444 99 0 0 0 3 115.3 158 79 16 58 92 7.36 .373 .448 .569 1.017  
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   547 255 45 222 450   .270 .342 .393 .735
vs LH   332 172 27 140 165   .337 .420 .488 .908
Home 16 23 .410 382 0 0 0 3 434.6 507 243 41 201 347 5.03 .293 .367 .426 .793
Away 10 26 .278 320 0 0 0 11 325.6 372 184 31 161 268 5.09 .290 .369 .421 .791
Mar/Apr 4 12 .250 130 0 0 0 4 136.3 164 89 17 66 112 5.88 .297 .372 .467 .838
May 5 7 .417 120 0 0 0 3 131.6 138 58 5 71 113 3.97 .274 .364 .362 .726
June 4 11 .267 114 0 0 0 2 110.0 129 66 13 40 83 5.40 .297 .357 .417 .774
July 3 5 .375 87 0 0 0 1 91.7 118 70 11 46 80 6.87 .313 .388 .475 .863
August 7 5 .583 118 0 0 0 2 141.6 163 61 13 67 115 3.88 .293 .369 .425 .794
Sep/Oct 3 9 .250 133 0 0 0 2 149.0 167 83 13 72 112 5.01 .285 .363 .408 .771
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 26 RW SP 58 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.6 0.0
1946 27 RW SP 87 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .500 .750 0.4 0.2
1947 28 RW SP 77 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.3 0.0
1948 29 RW SP 87 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1949 30 RW SP 94 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.9 0.0
1950 31 BLA HL 99 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.0 0.0
1951 32 BLA HL 99 8 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .125 .125 .250 .375 0.1 0.0
1952 33 BLA HL 91 15 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .067 .067 .067 .133 -0.8 0.0
8 Years Sim 692 61 2 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 30 .082 .082 .115 .197 -2.2 0.2
162 Game Average 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .082 .082 .115 .197 -0.5  
Career Highs 99 15 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .250 .250 .500 .750 0.4  
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   46 2 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 20 .109 .109 .152 .261 -1.0
vs LH   15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.4
Home 326 42 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 28 .071 .071 .071 .143 -2.2
Away 298 19 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .105 .105 .211 .316 -0.2
RISP   13 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .154 .154 .231 .385 0.2
Close/Late   7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .286 .429 0.1
Mar/Apr 91 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .125 .125 .125 .250 -0.2
May 46 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.9
June 97 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .286 .429 0.1
July 33 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 0.7
August 89 20 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .050 .050 .100 .150 -1.1
Sep/Oct 100 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.2
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1945 26 RW SP P 58 0 67.0 1 11 1 1 .923 1.61    
1946 27 RW SP P 87 0 90.3 6 11 0 1 1.000 1.69    
1947 28 RW SP P 77 0 93.0 4 15 0 3 1.000 1.84    
1948 29 RW SP P 86 0 80.7 6 13 2 1 .905 2.12    
    RF 1 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
1949 30 RW SP P 94 0 107.3 5 18 1 3 .958 1.93    
1950 31 BLA HL P 99 0 99.3 1 15 1 1 .941 1.45    
1951 32 BLA HL P 99 0 96.3 4 19 1 3 .958 2.15    
1952 33 BLA HL P 91 0 115.3 9 13 0 3 1.000 1.72    
1953 34 BLA HL P 11 0 11.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.64    
  P 702 0 760.3 37 116 6 16 .962 1.81    
  RF 1 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
Career Totals   703 0 763.3 38 116 6 16 .963 1.82    
Career Highs   99 0 115.3 9 19 2 3 1.000 2.15    
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
1946 27 RW SP 0 1 .000 8 0 0 0 0 7.7 12 4 1 2 8 4.70 .353 .389 .441 .830
1947 28 RW SP 0 0 .000 5 0 0 0 0 7.0 9 4 1 2 5 5.14 .310 .355 .448 .803
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 1 .000 13 0 0 0 0 14.7 21 8 2 4 13 4.91 .333 .373 .444 .818
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
1947 28 RW SP 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Career Post-Season Batting 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Games Pitched
1946-2-87
1948-6-86
1949-3-94
1950-1-99
1951-1-99
1952-2-91
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 2    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 6    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
 
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History
Drafted in 30th round, 701st overall pick, by Red Willow in 1945
Earned first career win on 4/3/1945
Had first career hit (double) on 6/28/1946, off Nathan Olsen (YAN)
Signed as a free agent by Blackwood on 2/26/1950 to a 4-year deal worth $533,500 per year
Signed as a free agent by Hood River on 5/1/1954 to a minor league deal