Fred
Langton
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 185
 
Born: March 16, 1938 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove 1960    1961    1964   
All-Star Selections 1961    1962    1964   
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
1957 19 MC HL    
1958 20 MC HL    
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 21 MC HL $ 300,000  
1960 22 MC HL $ 300,000  
1961 23 MC HL $ 300,000  
1962 24 MC HL $ 300,000  
1963 25 MC HL $ 6,728,571  
1964 26 MC HL $ 6,728,571  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 6,728,571  
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
1957 19 A   84 361 57 110 13 1 5 34 18 7 20 64 .305 .341 .388 .729 46.8  
1958 20 AA   136 595 93 175 49 7 11 83 47 2 25 97 .294 .323 .455 .778 88.4  
1959 21 MC HL 26 92 27 31 8 2 4 11 13 1 7 19 .337 .390 .598 .988 20.5 4.8
    AAA   44 197 53 74 18 6 7 40 24 3 15 18 .376 .420 .635 1.054 47.4  
    AA   86 346 73 118 34 4 15 76 20 4 43 44 .341 .414 .592 1.006 77.8  
1960 22 MC HL 151 597 88 171 49 13 3 66 58 10 40 41 .286 .334 .427 .762 86.5 15.7
1961 23 MC HL 155 612 111 207 52 11 14 93 59 13 42 30 .338 .379 .528 .907 117.7 27.8
1962 24 MC HL 157 605 126 233 59 17 22 129 59 18 52 34 .385 .429 .648 1.077 141.3 30.4
1963 25 MC HL 155 614 120 196 54 11 13 114 52 18 45 22 .319 .365 .507 .872 104.1 20.0
1964 26 MC HL 157 585 94 165 36 9 24 122 45 12 52 24 .282 .339 .497 .837 102.0 16.8
6 Years Sim 801 3105 566 1003 258 63 80 535 286 72 238 170 .323 .370 .524 .894 572.1 115.5
1 Years AAA 44 197 53 74 18 6 7 40 24 3 15 18 .376 .420 .635 1.054 47.4  
2 Years AA 222 941 166 293 83 11 26 159 67 6 68 141 .311 .359 .506 .865 166.2  
1 Years A 84 361 57 110 13 1 5 34 18 7 20 64 .305 .344 .388 .731 46.8  
4 Years Minors 350 1499 276 477 114 18 38 233 109 16 103 223 .318 .363 .494 .857 260.4  
162 Game Average 627 114 202 52 12 16 108 57 14 48 34 .323 .370 .524 .894 115.7  
Career Highs 157 614 126 233 59 17 24 129 59 18 52 41 .385 .429 .648 1.077 141.3  
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   2250 422 746 194 44 64 401 215 54 179 107 .332 .380 .542 .922 437.5
vs LH   855 144 257 64 19 16 134 71 18 59 63 .301 .345 .476 .821 137.6
Home 396 1519 278 503 126 35 37 257 144 40 110 78 .331 .376 .533 .909 285.9
Away 405 1586 288 500 132 28 43 278 142 32 128 92 .315 .365 .515 .880 289.2
RISP   845 0 291 55 16 25 422 0 0 94 47 .344 .397 .536 .933 168.5
Pinch Hitting   47 8 12 2 2 0 8 3 0 4 2 .255 .315 .383 .698 6.1
Close/Late   333 70 118 22 11 12 63 0 3 48 14 .354 .432 .595 1.026 75.8
Mar/Apr 111 439 95 156 38 10 12 83 44 14 39 28 .355 .407 .569 .976 92.6
May 130 499 79 154 35 13 12 84 51 7 46 23 .309 .366 .503 .869 92.5
June 133 533 92 175 50 13 12 93 53 8 41 26 .328 .378 .538 .916 103.4
July 119 467 74 134 41 4 11 72 34 11 32 24 .287 .331 .463 .793 70.0
August 135 522 89 171 37 14 10 78 49 19 38 26 .328 .371 .510 .881 92.6
Sep/Oct 173 645 137 213 57 9 23 125 55 13 42 43 .330 .370 .553 .923 124.1
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1959 21 MC HL CF 21 20 170.0 44 3 0 2 1.000 2.49   0.2
    RF 4 3 26.0 10 0 0 0 1.000 3.46    
1960 22 MC HL RF 148 139 1245.0 339 5 9 2 .975 2.49   4.0
    CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1961 23 MC HL RF 149 142 1286.0 321 6 4 1 .988 2.29   2.9
    CF 5 0 11.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.45    
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1962 24 MC HL RF 146 141 1281.0 274 3 8 1 .972 1.95   3.3
    CF 7 0 10.0 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.60    
    LF 1 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25    
1963 25 MC HL RF 141 136 1240.7 250 4 6 1 .977 1.84   4.8
    CF 11 6 69.0 28 0 0 0 1.000 3.65    
    1B 1 1 9.0 11 1 0 2 1.000 12.00   0.0
1964 26 MC HL CF 145 141 1260.0 395 10 3 5 .993 2.89   5.8
    RF 8 2 31.7 10 0 1 0 .909 2.84    
  RF 596 563 5110.3 1204 18 28 5 .978 2.15   15.0
  CF 190 167 1521.0 474 13 3 7 .994 2.88   6.0
  1B 1 1 9.0 11 1 0 2 1.000 12.00   0.0
  LF 1 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25    
  3B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   789 731 6646.3 1690 32 31 14 .982 2.33   21.0
Career Highs   155 143 1318.7 405 10 9 5 1.000 2.89    
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
1962 24 MC HL 8 31 5 6 1 1 0 3 3 0 4 1 .194 .297 .290 .588
1963 25 MC HL 3 12 3 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 .250 .308 .333 .641
Career Post-Season Batting 11 43 8 9 2 1 0 5 4 0 5 1 .209 .300 .302 .602
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.
Batting Average
1961-6-.338
1962-3-.385
CAR-12-.323
On-Base Pct
1962-5-.429
Slugging Pct
1961-6-.528
1962-2-.648
1963-7-.507
CAR-23-.524
OPS
1961-7-.907
1962-2-1.077
CAR-24-.894
XR
1961-2-117.7
1962-2-141.3
1963-8-104.1
Games
1962-9-157
1963-9-155
1964-7-157
At-Bats
1961-3-612
1963-9-614
Runs
1961-3-111
1962-3-126
1963-3-120
Hits
1961-4-207
1962-3-233
1963-6-196
Total Bases
1961-4-323
1962-2-392
1963-3-311
1964-10-291
Doubles
1960-5-49
1961-2-52
1962-1-59
1963-2-54
1964-8-36
Triples
1960-2-13
1961-5-11
1962-1-17
1963-2-11
1964-4-9
RBIs
1962-4-129
1963-3-114
1964-3-122
Stolen Bases
1960-9-58
1961-5-59
1962-4-59
CAR-42-286
Caught Stealing
1962-7-18
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 3    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 73    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 46    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 4th overall pick, by Murray Creek in 1957
Injured on 4/18/1959 with a Pinched Nerve Neck, out for 6 days
Had first career hit (double) on 9/2/1959, off Otto Beason (JEN)
Hit first career homerun on 9/3/1959, off Gary Carneal (JEN)
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Hood River on 9/2/1960
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1960
Hit for the cycle against Washburn on 4/18/1961
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Washburn on 4/18/1961
Won Player of the Week award on 4/21/1961, hitting .556 with 2 HR, 6 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/19/1961, hitting .480 with 1 HR, 7 RBI
Had 22-game hitting streak snapped on 6/17/1961
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Kingsbury on 6/25/1961
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Had 25-game hitting streak snapped on 7/22/1961
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1961
Hit for the cycle against Greenwood on 6/3/1962
Drove in 6 runs against Cottonwood on 6/15/1962
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1962, hitting .396 with 5 HR, 29 RBI
Was selected to the 1962 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/2/1962, hitting .458 with 1 HR, 9 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/6/1962, hitting .563 with 2 HR, 8 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/13/1962, hitting .542 with 2 HR, 6 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1962, hitting .452 with 5 HR, 30 RBI
1/26/1963: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,728,571 through salary arbitration
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1963, hitting .353 with 4 HR, 23 RBI
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,728,571 through salary arbitration
Drove in 6 runs against Greenwood on 4/6/1964
Drove in 6 runs against St. Bernard on 5/19/1964
Won Player of the Week award on 5/24/1964, hitting .435 with 2 HR, 11 RBI
Was selected to the 1964 Allstar game
Won Gold Glove at Centerfield in 1964