James
Latour
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 230
 
Born: April 26, 1920 in Usa
 
Hall of Fame
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1948    1949   
Gold Glove 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955    1958   
All-Star Selections 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955   
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 25 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1946 26 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1947 27 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1948 28 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1949 29 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1950 30 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1951 31 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1952 32 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1953 33 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1954 34 WAS HL $ 10,050,000  
1955 35 WAS HL $ 10,050,000  
1956 36 WAS HL $ 10,050,000  
1957 37 WAS HL $ 10,050,000  
1958 38 WAS HL $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 10,222,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 39 WAS HL $ 4,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 4,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,000,000  
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
1945 25 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1946 26 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1947 27 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1948 28 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1949 29 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1950 30 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1951 31 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1952 32 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1953 33 WAS HL $ 10,222,000  
1954 34 WAS HL $ 10,050,000  
1955 35 WAS HL $ 10,050,000  
1956 36 WAS HL $ 10,050,000  
1957 37 WAS HL $ 10,050,000  
1958 38 WAS HL $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 10,222,000  
                                             
  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 39 WAS HL $ 4,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 4,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,000,000  
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
1959 39 WAS HL 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 3 0 0 1 13.50 .333 .400 .333 .733 0.0
1 Years Sim 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 3 0 0 1 13.50 .333 .400 .333 .733 0.0
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   2 1 0 0 1   .250 .250 .250 .500
vs LH   1 2 0 0 0   1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Home 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 3 0 0 1 13.50 .333 .333 .333 .667
June 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 3 0 0 1 13.50 .333 .333 .333 .667
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 25 WAS HL 157 578 129 175 14 3 56 140 6 1 99 83 .303 .401 .628 1.029 137.4 26.8
1946 26 WAS HL 158 595 145 179 23 6 67 179 8 3 75 72 .301 .378 .697 1.075 144.1 30.4
1947 27 WAS HL 159 588 125 182 23 5 57 165 7 1 70 65 .310 .383 .656 1.039 138.8 29.8
1948 28 WAS HL 160 606 123 171 19 5 64 157 6 9 71 79 .282 .355 .647 1.002 128.4 25.1
1949 29 WAS HL 155 589 131 196 24 6 62 169 3 4 78 88 .333 .409 .710 1.119 150.2 33.8
1950 30 WAS HL 128 490 100 144 16 6 47 124 2 2 63 80 .294 .376 .639 1.015 110.1 23.8
1951 31 WAS HL 161 628 133 196 25 7 58 162 6 1 74 91 .312 .385 .651 1.037 145.3 30.2
1952 32 WAS HL 158 592 119 192 27 5 52 142 6 0 78 99 .324 .400 .650 1.050 142.5 30.0
1953 33 WAS HL 157 608 97 192 16 5 40 114 3 0 70 96 .316 .387 .556 .943 122.2 23.6
1954 34 WAS HL 158 571 99 173 28 4 40 119 6 3 75 97 .303 .384 .576 .960 116.9 22.8
1955 35 WAS HL 153 570 98 172 25 6 28 89 8 2 60 98 .302 .373 .514 .887 102.5 22.8
1956 36 WAS HL 158 575 90 186 21 12 23 98 7 1 45 98 .323 .371 .522 .893 105.3 24.3
1957 37 WAS HL 155 518 82 163 20 1 26 90 3 1 38 73 .315 .361 .508 .869 89.7 17.3
1958 38 WAS HL 151 572 70 166 11 1 30 99 0 1 27 92 .290 .323 .470 .794 83.6 12.2
1959 39 WAS HL 53 119 14 25 6 0 0 7 1 0 8 34 .210 .260 .261 .520 7.2 0.0
15 Years Sim 2221 8199 1555 2512 298 72 650 1854 72 29 931 1245 .306 .377 .598 .975 1724.3 353.0
162 Game Average 598 113 183 21 5 47 135 5 2 67 90 .306 .377 .598 .975 125.8  
Career Highs 161 628 145 196 28 12 67 179 8 9 99 99 .333 .409 .710 1.119 150.2  
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   5461 1104 1792 223 48 467 1349 53 20 669 764 .328 .401 .643 1.044 1288.3
vs LH   2738 451 720 75 24 183 505 19 9 262 481 .263 .328 .508 .836 457.4
Home 1102 3989 741 1221 131 31 319 885 37 16 466 620 .306 .378 .594 .972 850.2
Away 1119 4210 814 1291 167 41 331 969 35 13 465 625 .307 .376 .602 .977 895.5
RISP   2143 0 686 94 32 167 1141 0 0 357 340 .320 .408 .628 1.035 519.4
Pinch Hitting   136 23 33 4 0 7 21 1 0 17 22 .243 .327 .426 .753 20.0
Close/Late   889 150 245 19 3 66 164 0 0 155 125 .276 .383 .526 .910 181.2
Mar/Apr 365 1372 262 398 44 17 116 307 14 2 159 211 .290 .364 .601 .964 289.3
May 390 1469 274 446 60 10 105 327 12 8 170 231 .304 .374 .572 .947 299.5
June 376 1314 244 386 45 6 97 289 17 5 148 188 .294 .365 .559 .923 260.0
July 333 1261 239 398 44 16 102 303 11 4 143 202 .316 .385 .619 1.003 279.7
August 359 1341 241 427 60 12 100 297 7 7 140 196 .318 .383 .605 .988 286.1
Sep/Oct 398 1442 295 457 45 11 130 331 11 3 171 217 .317 .390 .634 1.024 331.1
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
1945 25 WAS HL 1B 155 150 1343.7 1312 127 12 128 .992 9.64   3.4
1946 26 WAS HL 1B 157 152 1349.7 1367 97 8 140 .995 9.76   1.8
1947 27 WAS HL 1B 156 146 1314.3 1440 106 9 141 .994 10.59   3.3
1948 28 WAS HL 1B 157 153 1361.7 1401 106 9 133 .994 9.96   2.2
1949 29 WAS HL 1B 153 150 1342.7 1386 93 6 109 .996 9.91   3.4
1950 30 WAS HL 1B 127 125 1112.0 1237 73 14 104 .989 10.60   1.3
1951 31 WAS HL 1B 159 155 1409.0 1498 100 10 128 .994 10.21   2.0
1952 32 WAS HL 1B 155 150 1343.0 1354 107 13 123 .991 9.79   2.2
1953 33 WAS HL 1B 155 149 1336.7 1435 106 11 122 .993 10.38   3.4
1954 34 WAS HL 1B 156 149 1317.7 1322 104 18 100 .988 9.74   2.1
1955 35 WAS HL 1B 151 141 1298.7 1511 112 5 114 .997 11.25   3.6
1956 36 WAS HL 1B 153 146 1295.3 1479 99 10 130 .994 10.96   2.7
1957 37 WAS HL 1B 145 116 1091.3 1217 77 10 106 .992 10.67   1.9
    2B 2 2 22.0 2 5 0 1 1.000 2.86   0.1
1958 38 WAS HL 1B 150 148 1301.0 1426 109 14 105 .991 10.62   1.3
1959 39 WAS HL 1B 33 26 233.0 239 16 3 17 .988 9.85   0.4
    2B 1 0 5.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.80   0.0
    SS 2 0 3.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 6.00   0.0
    P 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  1B 2162 2056 18449.6 19624 1432 152 1700 .993 10.27   35.0
  2B 3 2 27.0 2 6 0 1 1.000 2.67   0.1
  SS 2 0 3.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 6.00   0.0
  P 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
Career Totals   2168 2058 18481.6 19627 1439 152 1701 .993 10.26   35.2
Career Highs   159 155 1409.0 1511 127 18 141 .997 11.25    
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
1948 28 WAS HL 14 50 10 16 3 0 4 9 1 0 9 4 .320 .424 .620 1.044
1949 29 WAS HL 15 56 13 16 1 0 6 13 1 1 7 8 .286 .365 .625 .990
1954 34 WAS HL 4 15 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .200 .250 .200 .450
1955 35 WAS HL 5 19 3 7 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 4 .368 .368 .737 1.105
1956 36 WAS HL 10 32 4 11 1 0 3 6 0 0 4 8 .344 .432 .656 1.089
1957 37 WAS HL 2 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111 .111 .111 .222
Career Post-Season Batting 50 181 31 54 6 0 15 34 2 1 21 30 .298 .374 .580 .954
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
1949-4-.333
1952-7-.324
1953-6-.316
1954-10-.303
1956-7-.323
CAR-37-.306
On-Base Pct
1949-7-.409
1952-6-.400
1953-6-.387
1954-7-.384
CAR-41-.377
Slugging Pct
1945-3-.628
1946-2-.697
1947-2-.656
1948-1-.647
1949-1-.710
1950-3-.639
1951-1-.651
1952-1-.650
1953-4-.556
1954-5-.576
1956-10-.522
CAR-2-.598
OPS
1945-4-1.029
1946-3-1.075
1947-3-1.039
1948-3-1.002
1949-1-1.119
1950-4-1.015
1951-2-1.037
1952-1-1.050
1953-4-.943
1954-4-.960
1956-10-.893
CAR-3-.975
XR
1945-2-137.4
1946-3-144.1
1947-2-138.8
1948-2-128.4
1949-1-150.2
1950-8-110.1
1951-1-145.3
1952-1-142.5
1953-2-122.2
1954-3-116.9
1955-10-102.5
CAR-1-1724.3
Games
1945-10-157
1946-7-158
1947-6-159
1948-7-160
1951-4-161
1952-10-158
1953-3-157
1954-3-158
1956-2-158
CAR-11-2221
At-Bats
1948-9-606
1951-7-628
1953-8-608
CAR-6-8199
Runs
1945-2-129
1946-2-145
1947-3-125
1948-3-123
1949-1-131
1950-8-100
1951-1-133
1952-2-119
1954-8-99
1955-10-98
CAR-1-1555
Hits
1946-9-179
1949-5-196
1951-3-196
1952-6-192
1953-2-192
1954-8-173
1956-8-186
CAR-5-2512
Total Bases
1945-2-363
1946-2-415
1947-1-386
1948-1-392
1949-1-418
1950-7-313
1951-1-409
1952-1-385
1953-2-338
1954-2-329
1955-10-293
CAR-1-4904
Singles
1953-6-131
1956-8-130
CAR-18-1492
Triples
1956-5-12
Homeruns
1945-1-56
1946-1-67
1947-1-57
1948-1-64
1949-1-62
1950-1-47
1951-1-58
1952-1-52
1953-2-40
1954-2-40
1958-7-30
CAR-1-650
RBIs
1945-1-140
1946-1-179
1947-1-165
1948-1-157
1949-1-169
1950-3-124
1951-1-162
1952-1-142
1953-3-114
1954-1-119
1958-7-99
CAR-1-1854
Caught Stealing
1948-6-9
Walks
1945-7-99
1954-8-75
CAR-12-931
Strikeouts
CAR-37-1245
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 82    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 209    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 64    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 6th overall pick, by Washburn in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/1/1945, off Douglas Marlar (SB)
Hit first career homerun on 4/3/1945, off Matthew Marron (SB)
Won Player of the Week award on 4/7/1946, hitting .526 with 7 HR, 12 RBI
Drove in 8 runs against Cottonwood on 4/26/1946
Won Player of the Week award on 4/28/1946, hitting .375 with 4 HR, 12 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1946, hitting .356 with 16 HR, 38 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1946, hitting .450 with 3 HR, 8 RBI
Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Blackwood on 7/13/1946
Hit 3 homeruns against Jenton, driving in 7 runs on 8/2/1946
Won Player of the Week award on 8/4/1946, hitting .476 with 7 HR, 13 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Blackwood on 8/13/1946
Won Player of the Week award on 9/29/1946, hitting .375 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 4/14/1947, hitting .520 with 5 HR, 12 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1947, hitting .330 with 14 HR, 38 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1947, hitting .381 with 3 HR, 11 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against St. Bernard on 5/22/1947
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1947, hitting .339 with 10 HR, 35 RBI
Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Blackwood on 7/25/1947
Hit 3 homeruns against Northampton, driving in 4 runs on 8/3/1947
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1947, hitting .363 with 14 HR, 34 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/29/1947, hitting .583 with 3 HR, 6 RBI
Won Most Valuable Player in 1947, hitting .310 with 57 HR, 165 RBI
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Murray Creek on 4/17/1948
Won Player of the Week award on 4/21/1948, hitting .484 with 5 HR, 11 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1948, hitting .336 with 13 HR, 28 RBI
Was selected to the 1948 Allstar game
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1948, hitting .316 with 14 HR, 32 RBI
Won Kennel Cup with Washburn in 1948
Won Most Valuable Player in 1948, hitting .282 with 64 HR, 157 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 4/21/1949, hitting .462 with 3 HR, 11 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1949, hitting .291 with 10 HR, 25 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1949, hitting .348 with 10 HR, 31 RBI
Was selected to the 1949 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 9/8/1949, hitting .500 with 6 HR, 13 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/15/1949, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 6 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/29/1949, hitting .417 with 5 HR, 8 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1949, hitting .414 with 17 HR, 34 RBI
Won Kennel Cup with Washburn in 1949
Won Most Valuable Player in 1949, hitting .333 with 62 HR, 169 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/19/1950, hitting .379 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1950, hitting .316 with 17 HR, 33 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/2/1950, hitting .414 with 7 HR, 15 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Jenton on 6/8/1950
Was selected to the 1950 Allstar game
Injured on 7/24/1950 with a Pulled Achilles Tendon, out for 5 weeks
Drove in 6 runs against Blackwood on 4/14/1951
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1951, hitting .300 with 14 HR, 39 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/30/1951, hitting .529 with 2 HR, 8 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1951, hitting .380 with 12 HR, 33 RBI
Was selected to the 1951 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 9/1/1951, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 3 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/22/1951, hitting .393 with 4 HR, 11 RBI
Won Most Valuable Player in 1951, hitting .312 with 58 HR, 162 RBI
Hit 3 homeruns against Kingsbury, driving in 7 runs on 5/8/1952
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1952, hitting .355 with 10 HR, 24 RBI
Was selected to the 1952 Allstar game
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1952, hitting .441 with 14 HR, 29 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/15/1952, hitting .409 with 3 HR, 8 RBI
Won Most Valuable Player in 1952, hitting .324 with 52 HR, 142 RBI
Hit 3 homeruns against Hood River, driving in 7 runs on 7/13/1953
Had 500th career homerun on 9/21/1953, off Dennis Covin (PB)
Hit 3 homeruns against Point Breeze, driving in 3 runs on 9/21/1953
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1953.Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1954, hitting .476 with 4 HR, 8 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/2/1954, hitting .524 with 3 HR, 7 RBI
Was selected to the 1954 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/18/1954, hitting .417 with 4 HR, 10 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1954, hitting .333 with 10 HR, 30 RBI
Was selected to the 1955 Allstar game
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1955
Had 2000th career hit on 4/25/1956, off Joseph Roux (COT)
Drove in 6 runs against Kingsbury on 6/7/1956
Won Player of the Week award on 7/21/1956, hitting .440 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1956, hitting .349 with 6 HR, 18 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 8/11/1956, hitting .517 with 2 HR, 6 RBI
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Point Breeze on 9/15/1956
Won Player of the Week award on 5/26/1957, hitting .538 with 0 HR, 13 RBI
Had 600th career homerun on 6/4/1957, off Chadwick Modlin (COT)
Won Player of the Week award on 6/16/1957, hitting .455 with 3 HR, 10 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/16/1957, hitting .455 with 3 HR, 10 RBI
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1958