Tony
Northcliffe
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 170
 
Born: September 25, 1933 in Elyria
 
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
1955 21 COT HL    
1956 22 COT HL    
1957 23 COT HL $ 300,000  
1958 24 COT HL $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 300,000  
                                             
  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 25 COT HL $ 300,000  
1960 26 COT HL $ 300,000  
1961 27 COT HL $ 300,000  
1962 28 COT HL $ 770,000  
1963 29 COT HL $ 3,735,714  
1964 30 COT HL $ 3,735,714  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,735,714  
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
1955 21 AAA   71 262 28 65 11 0 4 20 0 0 23 70 .248 .309 .336 .645 27.6  
1956 22 AAA   138 555 96 197 29 0 14 87 4 2 71 125 .355 .428 .483 .911 107.9  
1957 23 COT HL 37 72 6 13 1 0 1 10 0 0 4 15 .181 .244 .236 .480 3.9 0.0
    AAA   94 378 73 132 22 0 15 73 1 2 52 75 .349 .428 .526 .954 78.5  
1958 24 COT HL 149 521 81 150 20 1 17 92 1 0 43 115 .288 .343 .428 .771 74.4 10.5
1959 25 COT HL 124 468 67 126 16 0 18 88 0 0 49 126 .269 .339 .419 .758 67.6 10.6
1960 26 COT HL 161 595 61 119 15 2 15 75 1 0 71 225 .200 .288 .308 .596 55.0 2.8
1961 27 COT HL 84 259 38 79 9 0 13 54 0 0 22 80 .305 .362 .490 .852 43.6 8.9
1962 28 COT HL 144 534 98 164 24 1 29 89 1 0 69 157 .307 .394 .519 .913 102.3 19.5
1963 29 COT HL 114 431 62 124 25 0 16 61 1 0 50 139 .288 .364 .457 .821 71.1 12.5
1964 30 COT HL 129 444 63 127 29 0 16 75 1 0 45 134 .286 .358 .459 .817 69.5 12.6
8 Years Sim 942 3324 476 902 139 4 125 544 5 0 353 991 .271 .345 .428 .773 487.4 77.5
3 Years AAA 303 1195 197 394 62 0 33 180 5 4 146 270 .330 .402 .464 .866 214.0  
162 Game Average 571 81 155 23 0 21 93 0 0 60 170 .271 .345 .428 .773 83.8  
Career Highs 161 595 98 164 29 2 29 92 1 0 71 225 .307 .394 .519 .913 102.3  
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   2292 330 622 91 4 92 394 4 0 220 703 .271 .339 .435 .774 334.9
vs LH   1032 146 280 48 0 33 150 1 0 133 288 .271 .358 .414 .772 154.8
Home 467 1606 234 440 64 0 63 265 4 0 176 488 .274 .349 .432 .780 241.9
Away 475 1718 242 462 75 4 62 279 1 0 177 503 .269 .341 .425 .767 247.7
RISP   975 0 290 47 1 34 407 0 0 138 284 .297 .382 .452 .834 169.0
Pinch Hitting   85 7 17 1 0 1 6 0 0 4 21 .200 .244 .247 .492 4.5
Close/Late   413 53 111 19 2 12 56 0 0 37 135 .269 .328 .412 .740 55.6
Mar/Apr 152 514 65 142 21 0 18 93 3 0 45 154 .276 .343 .422 .765 72.7
May 147 502 71 126 30 1 18 84 0 0 53 160 .251 .324 .422 .746 69.0
June 158 560 72 151 21 0 18 79 0 0 69 166 .270 .350 .404 .754 81.2
July 123 442 74 136 16 0 20 81 0 0 50 121 .308 .384 .480 .864 77.9
August 163 582 83 147 22 0 25 97 0 0 53 174 .253 .317 .419 .736 78.1
Sep/Oct 199 724 111 200 29 3 26 110 2 0 83 216 .276 .355 .432 .787 110.7
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1957 23 COT HL C 19 11 120.7 113 7 0 0 1.000 8.95 14 3 .214 1 0.6
1958 24 COT HL C 140 129 1151.0 961 54 10 1 .990 7.94 150 33 .220 19 4.3
1959 25 COT HL C 123 123 1088.3 837 68 11 1 .988 7.48 192 44 .229 18 3.4
1960 26 COT HL C 160 160 1428.7 1052 68 21 5 .982 7.06 238 49 .206 11 3.5
1961 27 COT HL C 61 53 487.0 370 21 6 0 .985 7.23 59 14 .237 3 2.3
    1B 12 12 101.0 92 3 0 5 1.000 8.47 0 0 .000 0 0.1
1962 28 COT HL C 142 137 1240.3 822 50 11 0 .988 6.33 203 36 .177 15 2.4
1963 29 COT HL C 113 108 946.7 688 54 14 1 .981 7.05 149 29 .195 19 3.7
1964 30 COT HL C 117 110 969.7 710 56 15 0 .981 7.11 145 28 .193 8 2.5
    2B 1 1 9.0 4 1 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  C 875 831 7432.3 5553 378 88 8 .985 7.18 1150 236 .205 94 22.7
  1B 12 12 101.0 92 3 0 5 1.000 8.47 0 0 .000 0 0.1
  2B 1 1 9.0 4 1 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   888 844 7542.3 5649 382 88 13 .986 7.20 1150 236 .205 94 22.9
Career Highs   160 160 1428.7 1052 68 21 5 1.000 8.95 238 49 .237 19  
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
1960 26 COT HL 7 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .375 .375 .375 .750
1961 27 COT HL 3 10 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 .300 .364 .700 1.064
1962 28 COT HL 16 61 12 21 4 0 3 14 0 0 7 14 .344 .420 .557 .978
1964 30 COT HL 4 18 1 8 2 0 1 5 0 0 2 2 .444 .500 .722 1.222
Career Post-Season Batting 30 97 14 35 7 0 5 20 0 0 10 23 .361 .426 .588 1.014
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.
On-Base Pct
1962-10-.394
OPS
1962-10-.913
Games
1960-2-161
Homeruns
1962-5-29
Walks
1960-8-71
1962-9-69
Strikeouts
1960-1-225
1962-5-157
1963-8-139
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 9    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 35    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 2nd overall pick, by Cottonwood in 1955
Released by Cottonwood on 6/1/1955
Signed as a free agent by Cottonwood on 6/11/1955 to a minor league deal
Injured on 4/17/1956 with a Jammed Finger, out for one week
Had first career hit on 4/2/1957, off John Marbury (NOR)
Hit first career homerun on 5/19/1957, off Stephen Halls (JEN)
Won Player of the Week award on 9/15/1958, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 8 RBI
Injured on 4/26/1959 with a Pulled Groin Muscle, out for 4-5 weeks
Drove in 7 runs against Northampton on 8/13/1961
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Jenton on 10/6/1962
1/26/1963: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,735,714 through salary arbitration
Injured on 8/7/1963 with a Broken Ulna, out for 6 weeks
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,735,714 through salary arbitration
Injured on 7/3/1964 with a Broken Finger, out for 4 weeks
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Jenton on 10/10/1964
10/26/1964: Signed a contract extension with Cottonwood, $5,250,000 per year, for 4 years