Thad
McRay
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 235
 
Born: February 9, 1919 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1951   
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 $ 10,031,000  
1946 27 RW SP $ 10,031,000  
1947 28 RW SP $ 10,031,000  
1948 29 RW SP $ 10,031,000  
1949 30 RW SP $ 10,031,000  
1950 31 RW SP $ 10,031,000  
1951 32 RW SP $ 10,031,000  
1952 33 RW SP $ 11,514,000  
1953 34 RW SP $ 11,514,000  
1954 35 RW SP $ 11,514,000  
1955 36 RW SP $ 11,514,000  
1956 37 RW SP $ 11,514,000  
1957 38 RW SP $ 400,000  
1958 39 MC HL $ 400,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 400,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 11,514,000  
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 26 RW SP 148 538 62 159 20 6 25 76 2 0 57 93 .296 .364 .494 .859 91.7 18.2
1946 27 RW SP 158 560 88 174 21 3 28 97 3 6 83 56 .311 .401 .509 .910 108.2 25.5
1947 28 RW SP 155 585 114 182 25 4 30 81 6 4 69 67 .311 .383 .521 .904 109.7 25.0
1948 29 RW SP 157 577 106 193 23 9 30 94 7 3 71 65 .334 .405 .562 .967 120.0 28.4
1949 30 RW SP 155 578 109 205 36 9 29 102 3 1 59 78 .355 .419 .599 1.017 125.4 28.0
1950 31 RW SP 158 577 94 189 29 5 23 68 8 5 72 71 .328 .402 .515 .916 107.3 23.7
1951 32 RW SP 155 574 103 181 27 2 26 76 2 5 75 58 .315 .394 .505 .899 105.6 23.9
1952 33 RW SP 157 579 101 190 30 6 27 90 8 4 64 39 .328 .400 .541 .941 113.3 26.7
1953 34 RW SP 157 608 94 189 34 6 20 93 11 3 66 31 .311 .377 .485 .862 105.0 19.4
1954 35 RW SP 151 611 121 207 36 9 30 103 4 2 46 42 .339 .382 .574 .957 119.8 26.8
1955 36 RW SP 151 594 87 177 34 5 16 78 1 0 45 37 .298 .349 .453 .802 88.9 16.9
1956 37 RW SP 94 263 31 68 11 0 8 35 3 0 14 25 .259 .292 .392 .683 31.0 4.0
1957 38 RW SP 36 51 3 14 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 3 .275 .288 .294 .583 4.2 0.2
1958 39 RW SP 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1.0 0.3
  MC HL 49 91 8 23 5 1 1 9 0 0 4 22 .253 .292 .363 .654 8.7 1.2
  TOT   51 93 8 25 5 1 1 10 0 0 4 22 .269 .306 .376 .682 9.7 1.5
    AAA   7 27 5 12 5 0 1 13 0 0 1 5 .444 .464 .741 1.205 6.9  
14 Years Sim 1883 6788 1121 2153 332 65 293 1008 58 33 726 687 .317 .384 .515 .898 1239.8 268.4
1 Years AAA 7 27 5 12 5 0 1 13 0 0 1 5 .444 .483 .741 1.223 6.9  
162 Game Average 583 96 185 28 5 25 86 4 2 62 59 .317 .384 .515 .898 106.7  
Career Highs 158 611 121 207 36 9 30 103 11 6 83 93 .355 .419 .599 1.017 125.4  
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   4570 733 1395 211 55 188 687 47 26 482 500 .305 .372 .499 .871 809.6
vs LH   2218 388 758 121 10 105 321 11 7 244 187 .342 .407 .547 .954 452.3
Home 932 3240 529 1021 146 30 143 490 23 16 374 320 .315 .387 .511 .898 606.4
Away 951 3548 592 1132 186 35 150 518 35 17 352 367 .319 .380 .518 .899 655.4
RISP   1531 0 468 82 17 55 664 0 0 271 162 .306 .401 .489 .890 303.0
Pinch Hitting   140 14 35 5 0 4 17 0 0 10 14 .250 .303 .371 .674 15.7
Close/Late   777 93 237 34 7 31 86 0 0 142 88 .305 .413 .486 .900 155.3
Mar/Apr 303 1101 186 365 59 9 43 163 15 4 133 114 .332 .405 .519 .924 216.7
May 344 1229 198 405 73 15 51 202 6 5 152 123 .330 .402 .538 .940 246.7
June 305 1106 186 330 48 9 55 163 11 8 104 112 .298 .361 .507 .868 192.4
July 276 1000 163 303 42 8 41 149 6 7 105 92 .303 .367 .484 .851 171.2
August 323 1157 197 381 63 12 51 150 11 3 117 119 .329 .391 .537 .927 225.1
Sep/Oct 332 1195 191 369 47 12 52 181 9 6 115 127 .309 .371 .499 .869 209.7
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 26 RW SP 3B 146 136 1225.7 86 305 22 28 .947 2.87   5.2
1946 27 RW SP 3B 154 147 1303.7 79 316 33 33 .923 2.73   3.3
1947 28 RW SP 3B 155 149 1327.0 69 306 19 31 .952 2.54   3.1
1948 29 RW SP 3B 153 145 1283.3 91 291 16 33 .960 2.68   4.1
1949 30 RW SP 3B 152 148 1284.0 83 281 15 23 .960 2.55   2.2
1950 31 RW SP 3B 154 144 1291.0 70 272 16 27 .955 2.38   3.4
1951 32 RW SP 3B 155 148 1331.3 96 303 19 16 .955 2.70   2.7
1952 33 RW SP 3B 152 146 1283.3 91 277 35 25 .913 2.58   2.2
1953 34 RW SP 3B 150 141 1305.3 100 281 18 23 .955 2.63   3.8
    2B 5 5 46.0 8 18 0 2 1.000 5.09   0.2
1954 35 RW SP 3B 141 139 1238.3 94 308 20 23 .953 2.92   4.6
    SS 10 10 92.3 14 37 0 5 1.000 4.97   0.6
1955 36 RW SP 3B 146 146 1292.3 78 282 29 24 .925 2.51   3.0
1956 37 RW SP 3B 77 61 572.3 49 140 3 7 .984 2.97   2.3
1957 38 RW SP 3B 25 9 106.3 6 33 2 1 .951 3.30   0.6
1958 39 RW SP 3B 1 1 2.6 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.46   0.0
    1B 0 0 0.6 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    CF 0 0 0.4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    LF 0 0 0.4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    SS 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  MC HL 3B 21 14 125.7 11 31 2 3 .955 3.01   0.3
    1B 3 3 26.4 22 2 0 1 1.000 8.18   0.0
    CF 2 2 20.6 8 0 0 0 1.000 3.50   0.1
    LF 2 2 17.6 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.05   0.0
    SS 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  3B 1782 1674 14972.3 1003 3427 249 297 .947 2.66   41.1
  SS 11 10 94.3 14 37 0 5 1.000 4.87   0.6
  2B 5 5 46.0 8 18 0 2 1.000 5.09   0.2
  1B 3 3 27.0 22 2 0 1 1.000 8.00   0.0
  CF 2 2 21.0 8 0 0 0 1.000 3.43   0.1
  LF 2 2 18.0 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00   0.0
Career Totals   1805 1696 15178.6 1059 3484 249 305 .948 2.69   42.0
Career Highs   155 149 1351.3 108 345 35 33 .984 3.62    
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
1946 27 RW SP 14 57 14 19 1 1 2 8 1 1 8 6 .333 .415 .491 .907
1947 28 RW SP 9 34 7 10 0 0 1 3 1 0 5 5 .294 .400 .382 .782
1950 31 RW SP 3 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .100 .250 .100 .350
1951 32 RW SP 13 54 13 20 0 1 4 15 2 0 6 6 .370 .426 .630 1.056
1952 33 RW SP 5 21 4 10 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 .476 .478 .667 1.145
1953 34 RW SP 4 17 1 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 .353 .353 .412 .765
1954 35 RW SP 4 17 3 8 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 .471 .500 .706 1.206
1955 36 RW SP 8 30 7 10 3 0 2 9 0 0 2 4 .333 .382 .633 1.016
Career Post-Season Batting 60 240 50 84 7 2 11 44 4 1 25 25 .350 .411 .533 .944
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
1945-9-.296
1946-5-.311
1947-8-.311
1948-2-.334
1949-1-.355
1950-1-.328
1951-7-.315
1952-2-.328
1954-2-.339
CAR-21-.317
On-Base Pct
1946-7-.401
1947-9-.383
1948-4-.405
1949-4-.419
1950-5-.402
1951-7-.394
1952-5-.400
1954-2-.382
CAR-26-.384
Slugging Pct
1947-10-.521
1948-6-.562
1949-2-.599
1950-10-.515
1952-4-.541
1954-6-.574
CAR-30-.515
OPS
1946-9-.910
1947-10-.904
1948-5-.967
1949-1-1.017
1950-6-.916
1951-9-.899
1952-2-.941
1954-4-.957
CAR-22-.898
XR
1947-8-109.7
1948-4-120.0
1949-1-125.4
1950-8-107.3
1951-10-105.6
1952-1-113.3
1953-9-105.0
1954-2-119.8
CAR-17-1239.8
Games
1950-6-158
1953-10-157
CAR-37-1883
At-Bats
1953-7-608
1954-7-611
CAR-30-6788
Runs
1947-2-114
1948-5-106
1949-4-109
1950-8-94
1951-7-103
1952-6-101
1953-9-94
1954-1-121
CAR-22-1121
Hits
1945-10-159
1946-5-174
1947-5-182
1948-2-193
1949-1-205
1950-3-189
1951-5-181
1952-4-190
1953-5-189
1954-1-207
CAR-19-2153
Total Bases
1947-7-305
1948-6-324
1949-2-346
1950-8-297
1952-4-313
1954-2-351
CAR-18-3494
Singles
1946-4-122
1947-7-123
1948-5-131
1949-3-131
1950-3-132
1951-8-126
1952-9-127
1954-7-132
CAR-19-1463
Triples
1949-9-9
Homeruns
1952-9-27
CAR-28-293
RBIs
1949-6-102
1954-5-103
CAR-35-1008
Walks
1946-10-83
CAR-42-726
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 17    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 127    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 61    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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  5. Lou Lymon (835)
  6. Ray Aslinger (835)
  7. Harold Killegrew (827)
  8. Don Adderly (819)
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 5th overall pick, by Red Willow in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/1/1945, off Curtis Berlin (KEN)
Hit first career homerun on 4/2/1945, off Ellsworth Monks (KEN)
Injured on 4/10/1945 with a Inflamed Elbow Ligament, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1945, hitting .611 with 2 HR, 6 RBI
Drove in 7 runs against Seneca Point on 9/18/1945
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1946, hitting .402 with 10 HR, 26 RBI
Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Langlade on 5/9/1947
Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1948, hitting .414 with 3 HR, 10 RBI
Was selected to the 1948 Allstar game
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1948, hitting .330 with 9 HR, 16 RBI
Was selected to the 1949 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Denton on 8/14/1949
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Denton on 9/23/1949
Sets a new season SP-Record for Hits with 200 on 9/28/1949
Won Player of the Week award on 9/29/1949, hitting .577 with 3 HR, 9 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1950, hitting .478 with 3 HR, 6 RBI
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Seneca Point on 6/10/1950
Was selected to the 1950 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Seneca Point on 9/16/1950
Was selected to the 1951 Allstar game
Won Kennel Cup with Red Willow in 1951
Won Player of the Week award on 5/19/1952, hitting .481 with 2 HR, 8 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 6/1/1952, hitting .424 with 7 HR, 23 RBI
Was selected to the 1952 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1954, hitting .396 with 5 HR, 22 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/19/1954, hitting .462 with 6 HR, 13 RBI
Injured on 6/27/1954 with a Pulled Back Muscle, out for one week
Won Player of the Week award on 5/5/1955, hitting .619 with 0 HR, 2 RBI
Injured on 6/28/1955 with a Pulled Abdominal Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Had 2000th career hit on 8/16/1955, off Michael Downs (YAN)
Traded from Red Willow to Murray Creek on 5/1/1958 (Going to MC: 3B T. Mcray, P G. Acevedo. Going to RW: P D. Triche)