Ernest
Minyard
 
Nickname: Scoops
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 185
 
Born: July 18, 1915 in Australia
 
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 29 RED SP $ 9,970,000  
1946 30 RED SP $ 9,970,000  
1947 31 RED SP $ 9,970,000  
1948 32 RED SP $ 9,970,000  
1949 33 RED SP $ 11,856,000  
1950 34 RED SP $ 11,856,000  
1951 35 RED SP $ 11,856,000  
1952 36 RED SP $ 11,856,000  
1953 37 GRE HL $ 7,000,000  
1954 38 GRE HL $ 7,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 7,000,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 11,856,000  
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 29 RED SP 160 556 99 157 27 7 29 87 31 9 91 94 .282 .385 .513 .898 110.3 21.7
1946 30 RED SP 159 541 108 161 27 9 33 107 27 13 98 108 .298 .407 .564 .971 118.5 27.2
1947 31 RED SP 159 549 85 135 23 8 26 85 24 12 86 91 .246 .352 .459 .811 88.9 16.0
1948 32 RED SP 158 545 102 141 34 11 34 97 22 10 95 114 .259 .366 .549 .915 109.0 21.3
1949 33 RED SP 158 526 88 122 19 7 31 94 27 8 112 117 .232 .366 .471 .838 96.0 17.8
1950 34 RED SP 158 538 87 138 32 7 23 75 27 5 106 115 .257 .380 .470 .851 102.7 19.3
1951 35 RED SP 157 557 103 153 50 9 24 100 17 10 82 129 .275 .370 .526 .896 103.5 25.0
1952 36 RED SP 157 554 102 144 34 8 23 85 20 11 106 130 .260 .380 .475 .855 101.2 19.8
1953 37 GRE HL 149 526 103 145 34 9 22 75 3 5 81 133 .276 .371 .500 .871 94.0 19.5
1954 38 AAA   13 11 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 .182 .308 .182 .490 0.8  
    AA   59 55 13 15 2 0 3 9 1 1 13 17 .273 .412 .473 .884 11.2  
9 Years Sim 1415 4892 877 1296 280 75 245 805 198 83 857 1031 .265 .375 .503 .878 924.2 187.7
1 Years AAA 13 11 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 .182 .308 .182 .490 0.8  
1 Years AA 59 55 13 15 2 0 3 9 1 1 13 17 .273 .412 .473 .884 11.2  
2 Years Minors 72 66 15 17 2 0 3 10 1 1 15 18 .258 .395 .424 .819 12.0  
162 Game Average 560 100 148 32 8 28 92 22 9 98 118 .265 .375 .503 .878 105.8  
Career Highs 160 557 108 161 50 11 34 107 31 13 112 133 .298 .407 .564 .971 118.5  
Career Batting Splits     Help
Click on a Category to view yearly stats.
Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   3375 567 828 176 55 139 494 144 49 536 754 .245 .350 .454 .804 561.0
vs LH   1517 310 468 104 20 106 311 54 34 321 277 .309 .430 .613 1.043 374.6
Home 713 2466 453 659 143 42 129 416 107 32 426 499 .267 .375 .516 .891 485.3
Away 702 2426 424 637 137 33 116 389 91 51 431 532 .263 .376 .490 .866 450.4
RISP   1169 0 299 66 20 55 492 0 0 257 257 .256 .384 .488 .871 230.4
Pinch Hitting   67 12 24 7 1 5 13 1 0 12 8 .358 .456 .716 1.172 18.9
Close/Late   590 97 158 44 9 23 90 0 0 135 127 .268 .407 .490 .897 119.6
Mar/Apr 228 816 137 207 47 11 37 136 45 13 143 179 .254 .364 .474 .838 148.7
May 248 855 161 225 43 14 45 150 21 15 175 181 .263 .390 .504 .894 169.8
June 230 807 135 218 55 13 31 103 27 14 128 141 .270 .371 .486 .857 144.6
July 211 721 135 186 42 10 39 125 31 13 127 181 .258 .373 .506 .879 137.5
August 244 833 157 213 40 18 47 143 38 11 145 160 .256 .365 .516 .882 162.3
Sep/Oct 254 860 152 247 53 9 46 148 36 17 139 189 .287 .387 .530 .918 172.7
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 29 RED SP CF 158 146 1353.0 407 10 4 3 .990 2.77   6.8
    LF 1 0 3.0 2 1 0 0 1.000 9.00    
1946 30 RED SP CF 156 145 1335.3 432 7 0 4 1.000 2.96   6.7
    LF 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1947 31 RED SP CF 156 145 1313.7 419 5 3 1 .993 2.90   5.8
    LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1948 32 RED SP CF 157 146 1331.7 384 13 1 3 .997 2.68   3.8
1949 33 RED SP CF 155 149 1339.7 354 6 2 2 .994 2.42   3.8
    LF 2 0 3.3 2 0 0 0 1.000 5.41    
1950 34 RED SP CF 155 149 1325.7 351 10 1 3 .997 2.45   3.1
    LF 3 0 8.3 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.32    
1951 35 RED SP CF 155 146 1310.3 319 10 5 3 .985 2.26   1.1
    LF 2 0 15.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.80    
1952 36 RED SP CF 157 149 1368.7 389 7 6 4 .985 2.60   2.9
1953 37 GRE HL CF 142 136 1210.0 337 7 5 2 .986 2.56   3.7
    RF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
    LF 1 0 2.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  CF 1391 1311 11888.0 3392 75 27 25 .992 2.62   37.7
  LF 12 0 34.7 11 1 0 0 1.000 3.12    
  RF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
Career Totals   1404 1311 11925.6 3403 76 27 25 .992 2.63   37.7
Career Highs   159 149 1368.7 432 13 6 4 1.000 2.96    
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 30 RED SP 8 29 4 10 4 1 0 7 0 0 6 5 .345 .444 .552 .996
1949 33 RED SP 3 11 2 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 6 .091 .167 .364 .530
1953 37 GRE HL 5 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .063 .000 .063
Career Post-Season Batting 16 55 7 11 4 1 1 11 0 0 8 17 .200 .297 .364 .661
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
1946-10-.298
On-Base Pct
1945-10-.385
1946-5-.407
1952-8-.380
CAR-45-.375
Slugging Pct
1946-6-.564
1948-7-.549
CAR-41-.503
OPS
1945-9-.898
1946-6-.971
1948-9-.915
1951-10-.896
CAR-33-.878
XR
1945-7-110.3
1946-6-118.5
1948-9-109.0
1950-10-102.7
1952-8-101.2
Games
1945-3-160
1946-5-159
1947-4-159
1948-6-158
1949-5-158
1950-6-158
1951-10-157
Runs
1945-9-99
1946-5-108
1948-10-102
1951-7-103
1952-5-102
1953-8-103
Total Bases
1946-6-305
1948-7-299
1951-10-293
Doubles
1951-4-50
Triples
1948-5-11
CAR-47-75
Homeruns
1946-8-33
1948-7-34
1949-7-31
RBIs
1946-6-107
1948-10-97
1951-6-100
Stolen Bases
1945-6-31
1946-6-27
1947-8-24
1949-5-27
1950-10-27
Caught Stealing
1946-6-13
1947-6-12
1948-9-10
1951-3-10
1952-9-11
Walks
1945-9-91
1946-3-98
1947-7-86
1948-6-95
1949-2-112
1950-3-106
1951-9-82
1952-2-106
1953-4-81
CAR-18-857
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 90    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 40    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
Similar Batters     What are Similarity Scores?

  1. Jessie Kilgo (922)
  2. Elvin Arsenault (906)
  3. Hyman Fryar (893)
  4. Hans Logston (884)
  5. Harold Hume (884)
  6. Shawn Quiroga (882)
  7. Mike Noble (882)
  8. Alexander Lasch (882)
  9. Gregg Sailor (880)
  10. Zack Albarado (879)
History
Drafted in 2nd round, 41st overall pick, by Redsand in 1945
Had first career hit (homerun) on 4/1/1945, off Richard Carol (RIT)
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 6 RBI against Stratford on 8/12/1945
Won Player of the Week award on 8/18/1945, hitting .500 with 4 HR, 11 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/8/1945, hitting .520 with 1 HR, 6 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/30/1946, hitting .381 with 4 HR, 8 RBI
Won Gold Glove at Centerfield in 1946.Won Player of the Week award on 8/11/1948, hitting .429 with 6 HR, 14 RBI
Was selected to the 1951 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1952, hitting .478 with 5 HR, 11 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Stratford on 9/16/1952
Signed as a free agent by Greenwood on 2/5/1953 to a 2-year deal worth $7,000,000 per year
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game