Owen
McCaffery
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 195
 
Born: May 6, 1920 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1952   
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 BLA HL $ 3,654,286  
1946 26 BLA HL $ 3,654,286  
1947 27 BLA HL $ 3,654,286  
1948 28 BLA HL $ 5,000,000  
1949 29 BLA HL $ 5,000,000  
1950 30 BLA HL $ 5,000,000  
1951 31 BLA HL $ 5,000,000  
1952 32 GRE HL $ 5,000,000  
1953 33 SB HL $ 2,700,000  
1954 34 SB HL $ 2,700,000  
1955 35 SB HL $ 2,700,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 2,700,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,000,000  
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 BLA HL 155 577 84 184 36 7 19 128 11 4 67 100 .319 .389 .504 .893 104.2 16.2
1946 26 BLA HL 144 553 94 194 36 4 9 101 14 6 54 89 .351 .411 .479 .891 100.7 18.3
1947 27 BLA HL 157 589 88 187 30 6 15 82 11 6 67 90 .317 .390 .465 .855 101.0 13.4
1948 28 BLA HL 157 574 97 189 28 7 9 97 8 9 56 96 .329 .386 .449 .836 93.1 16.1
1949 29 BLA HL 118 466 75 128 21 9 5 47 8 4 49 79 .275 .347 .391 .737 61.0 6.6
1950 30 BLA HL 154 543 97 175 23 11 14 74 11 6 62 100 .322 .395 .483 .878 99.0 18.0
1951 31 BLA HL 148 448 64 145 21 7 11 71 9 9 44 75 .324 .389 .475 .864 78.7 12.6
1952 32 GRE HL 154 572 74 172 30 8 14 72 8 8 45 111 .301 .352 .455 .806 86.5 17.1
1953 33 AAA   135 534 87 173 43 5 17 74 13 8 71 122 .324 .403 .519 .922 103.9  
1954 34 SB HL 9 22 4 9 3 0 0 2 0 2 2 5 .409 .480 .545 1.025 4.0 0.8
1955 35 SB HL 89 173 14 44 8 3 1 18 2 1 12 42 .254 .303 .353 .656 17.8 1.8
    AAA   13 46 7 14 2 0 0 2 1 0 4 14 .304 .360 .348 .708 5.9  
10 Years Sim 1285 4517 691 1427 236 62 97 692 82 55 458 787 .316 .380 .460 .840 746.1 120.9
2 Years AAA 148 580 94 187 45 5 17 76 14 8 75 136 .322 .404 .505 .909 109.8  
162 Game Average 569 87 179 29 7 12 87 10 6 57 99 .316 .380 .460 .840 94.1  
Career Highs 157 589 97 194 36 11 19 128 14 9 67 111 .409 .480 .545 1.025 104.2  
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   3130 509 1065 177 48 71 510 62 43 352 424 .340 .408 .496 .904 582.9
vs LH   1387 182 362 59 14 26 182 20 12 106 363 .261 .315 .380 .695 163.4
Home 646 2243 369 755 116 28 50 356 37 37 224 401 .337 .400 .480 .880 393.3
Away 639 2274 322 672 120 34 47 336 45 18 234 386 .296 .362 .440 .802 353.0
RISP   1170 0 396 68 20 27 560 0 0 144 228 .338 .405 .500 .905 223.8
Pinch Hitting   115 12 29 6 4 1 17 0 1 15 24 .252 .351 .400 .751 15.4
Close/Late   429 45 113 27 5 4 55 0 0 37 91 .263 .327 .378 .705 51.1
Mar/Apr 227 791 138 259 44 12 15 111 12 7 88 132 .327 .395 .470 .865 138.5
May 229 785 133 254 43 12 18 137 19 10 81 128 .324 .388 .478 .866 136.6
June 198 679 113 213 40 7 13 94 12 8 81 130 .314 .387 .451 .838 113.7
July 173 619 89 222 39 10 16 115 11 9 60 102 .359 .416 .532 .948 121.4
August 218 780 103 232 40 7 18 105 11 10 72 149 .297 .360 .436 .795 116.2
Sep/Oct 240 863 115 247 30 14 17 130 17 11 76 146 .286 .348 .413 .761 119.9
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 BLA HL SS 153 150 1291.7 182 500 13 91 .981 4.75   6.5
1946 26 BLA HL SS 142 136 1182.0 181 440 11 68 .983 4.73   4.9
1947 27 BLA HL SS 153 146 1274.7 213 480 26 80 .964 4.89   5.0
    2B 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
1948 28 BLA HL SS 154 148 1281.7 210 452 22 96 .968 4.65   4.7
1949 29 BLA HL SS 118 118 1027.7 163 349 26 76 .952 4.48   1.1
1950 30 BLA HL SS 152 143 1220.7 198 426 21 82 .967 4.60   4.0
1951 31 BLA HL SS 138 105 993.0 153 351 23 84 .956 4.57   2.6
1952 32 GRE HL SS 152 150 1309.0 187 380 18 70 .969 3.90   4.8
1954 34 SB HL SS 8 6 48.0 6 15 1 1 .955 3.94   0.2
1955 35 SB HL SS 36 31 282.7 40 101 5 20 .966 4.49   1.1
    RF 1 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60   0.0
  SS 1206 1133 9911.0 1533 3494 166 668 .968 4.56   34.9
  RF 1 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60   0.0
  2B 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
Career Totals   1208 1133 9918.0 1536 3494 166 668 .968 4.56   35.0
Career Highs   154 150 1309.0 214 500 26 96 .983 4.89    
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
1948 28 BLA HL 3 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .154 .154 .154 .308
1952 32 GRE HL 16 64 12 22 4 0 3 14 4 0 5 12 .344 .386 .547 .933
Career Post-Season Batting 19 77 12 24 4 0 3 14 4 0 5 15 .312 .349 .481 .830
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
1946-5-.351
1948-7-.329
1950-5-.322
1951-8-.324
CAR-24-.316
On-Base Pct
1946-10-.411
1950-8-.395
CAR-34-.380
Hits
1946-6-194
1947-9-187
1948-7-189
Singles
1946-3-145
1947-7-136
1948-4-145
1950-10-127
Triples
1950-8-11
RBIs
1945-4-128
Caught Stealing
1948-6-9
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 30    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 46    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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  6. Arthur Gayle (863)
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  8. Kenneth Futch (856)
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History
Drafted in 3rd round, 56th overall pick, by Blackwood in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/1/1945, off George Neel (HR)
Hit first career homerun on 4/3/1945, off Michael Auer (HR)
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Cottonwood on 5/17/1945
Won Player of the Week award on 5/19/1945, hitting .483 with 3 HR, 16 RBI
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1945.Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game
Injured on 8/4/1946 with a Pulled Hamstring Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1946.Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1948 Allstar game
Had 20-game hitting streak snapped on 5/17/1949
Injured on 5/29/1949 with a Strained Groin Muscle, out for one week
Injured on 6/23/1949 with a Fractured Knee, out for 5-6 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1950, hitting .526 with 1 HR, 5 RBI
Was selected to the 1950 Allstar game
Traded from Blackwood to Greenwood on 3/2/1952 (Going to GRE: SS O. Mccaffery. Going to BLA: P J. Burpo)
Had 22-game hitting streak snapped on 8/2/1952
Won Kennel Cup with Greenwood in 1952
Signed as a free agent by St. Bernard on 2/26/1953 to a 3-year deal worth $7,000,000 per year
Injured on 4/12/1954 with a Broken Wrist, out for full season