Henry
Okelley
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: January 2, 1924 in Usa
 
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
1947 23 MC HL $ 300,000  
1948 24 MC HL $ 300,000  
1949 25 SP SP $ 300,000  
1950 26 SP SP $ 1,710,000  
1951 27 SP SP $ 2,259,643  
1952 28 SP SP $ 2,259,643  
1953 29 SP SP $ 3,420,000  
1954 30 SP SP $ 3,420,000  
1955 31 SP SP $ 3,420,000  
1956 32 SP SP $ 5,400,000  
1957 33 SP SP $ 10,100,000  
1958 34 SP SP $ 10,100,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 10,100,000  
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 35 SP SP $ 10,100,000  
1960 36 SP SP $ 10,100,000  
1961 37 SP SP $ 10,100,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 10,100,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 10,100,000  
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
1947 23 MC HL 18 19 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 .105 .105 .105 .211 -0.6 0.0
    A   104 438 61 152 11 2 5 40 18 8 32 91 .347 .391 .416 .807 68.3  
1948 24 MC HL 45 100 12 28 4 0 0 6 2 2 5 26 .280 .318 .320 .638 9.6 0.8
    AAA   51 188 20 46 10 1 1 12 5 0 20 40 .245 .317 .324 .642 20.7  
1949 25 MC HL 10 22 3 7 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 5 .318 .375 .364 .739 3.2 0.5
  SP SP 118 479 69 153 27 5 4 40 22 7 36 67 .319 .378 .422 .799 74.2 14.7
  TOT   128 501 72 160 28 5 4 42 23 7 38 72 .319 .377 .419 .797 77.4 15.3
1950 26 SP SP 150 584 81 155 24 4 9 48 12 6 56 97 .265 .340 .366 .706 70.0 10.5
1951 27 SP SP 135 554 86 157 32 5 6 44 18 6 53 91 .283 .353 .392 .745 76.3 15.7
1952 28 SP SP 162 610 72 167 24 10 5 51 18 12 66 92 .274 .347 .370 .717 79.1 11.3
1953 29 SP SP 162 629 91 172 32 5 12 75 20 7 74 99 .273 .361 .397 .759 90.5 16.0
1954 30 SP SP 163 634 90 187 41 9 7 84 23 7 51 102 .295 .351 .421 .772 89.7 16.4
1955 31 SP SP 158 611 107 177 25 5 14 64 39 3 67 104 .290 .366 .416 .781 100.1 18.3
1956 32 SP SP 153 560 101 204 22 6 23 94 34 7 63 109 .364 .431 .548 .979 122.6 29.9
1957 33 SP SP 116 442 68 136 17 4 15 66 25 5 40 67 .308 .365 .466 .831 74.4 14.3
1958 34 SP SP 81 298 43 90 10 3 8 37 18 2 42 75 .302 .390 .436 .826 53.5 10.2
1959 35 SP SP 154 567 91 180 29 6 6 81 62 6 68 103 .317 .396 .422 .817 98.2 20.3
1960 36 SP SP 150 538 80 173 26 5 9 66 70 11 50 108 .322 .383 .439 .821 95.1 19.3
1961 37 SP SP 153 555 59 132 13 0 3 44 33 9 62 165 .238 .322 .277 .600 54.9 4.4
15 Years Sim 1928 7202 1056 2120 327 67 121 802 399 90 735 1315 .294 .365 .409 .774 1090.8 202.6
1 Years AAA 51 188 20 46 10 1 1 12 5 0 20 40 .245 .329 .324 .653 20.7  
1 Years A 104 438 61 152 11 2 5 40 18 8 32 91 .347 .394 .416 .810 68.3  
2 Years Minors 155 626 81 198 21 3 6 52 23 8 52 131 .316 .374 .388 .762 89.1  
162 Game Average 605 88 178 27 5 10 67 33 7 61 110 .294 .365 .409 .774 91.7  
Career Highs 163 634 107 204 41 10 23 94 70 12 74 165 .364 .431 .548 .979 122.6  
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   5007 700 1439 217 51 78 537 288 60 495 959 .287 .357 .398 .755 726.5
vs LH   2195 356 681 110 16 43 265 111 30 240 356 .310 .384 .434 .818 360.4
Home 963 3506 508 1029 162 30 56 393 179 42 365 627 .293 .366 .405 .771 524.1
Away 965 3696 548 1091 165 37 65 409 220 48 370 688 .295 .365 .413 .777 562.8
RISP   1550 0 484 70 12 36 631 0 0 221 297 .312 .400 .443 .842 270.5
Pinch Hitting   59 9 16 0 0 2 7 1 0 6 14 .271 .338 .373 .711 8.0
Close/Late   799 115 253 41 13 15 110 0 0 107 157 .317 .406 .457 .863 140.6
Mar/Apr 307 1155 175 339 52 7 36 157 66 7 126 200 .294 .365 .444 .809 192.7
May 338 1278 185 384 57 13 18 141 58 15 116 245 .300 .366 .408 .774 187.7
June 313 1171 189 353 65 12 15 112 71 16 140 216 .301 .381 .416 .797 188.1
July 266 1036 164 323 54 12 13 106 73 15 87 165 .312 .369 .425 .794 161.6
August 334 1231 159 350 48 11 16 132 69 23 128 243 .284 .357 .380 .737 170.5
Sep/Oct 370 1331 184 371 51 12 23 154 62 14 138 246 .279 .355 .387 .742 186.3
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
1947 23 MC HL CF 5 5 40.0 9 0 1 0 .900 2.03   0.0
    RF 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    1B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1948 24 MC HL CF 23 21 185.0 44 0 0 0 1.000 2.14   0.2
    RF 3 1 19.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.37    
    LF 5 1 15.7 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.30    
1949 25 MC HL CF 9 9 45.1 14 0 0 0 1.000 2.79   0.2
    RF 0 0 0.5 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    LF 0 0 0.4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  SP SP CF 111 109 995.2 320 8 6 3 .982 2.97   3.2
    RF 3 1 11.5 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.35   0.0
    LF 2 1 9.6 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.94   0.0
  TOT   CF 120 118 1040.3 334 8 6 3 .983 2.96   3.3
      RF 3 1 12.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.25   0.0
      LF 2 1 10.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 .90   0.0
1950 26 SP SP CF 146 144 1272.0 343 7 4 2 .989 2.48   4.5
1951 27 SP SP CF 135 135 1191.0 330 11 7 3 .980 2.58   5.3
1952 28 SP SP CF 162 162 1443.3 419 16 6 2 .986 2.71   5.3
1953 29 SP SP CF 162 162 1456.0 376 13 1 3 .997 2.40   3.4
1954 30 SP SP CF 163 163 1453.0 420 8 1 1 .998 2.65   4.4
1955 31 SP SP CF 155 154 1360.7 463 8 0 2 1.000 3.12   6.9
    LF 2 0 3.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00    
1956 32 SP SP CF 144 138 1245.0 410 11 1 1 .998 3.04   4.8
    LF 6 0 14.7 2 0 1 0 .667 1.23    
    RF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1957 33 SP SP CF 113 112 990.0 329 12 1 2 .997 3.10   4.7
    LF 2 0 7.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.29    
1958 34 SP SP CF 78 78 698.0 224 9 0 3 1.000 3.00   4.1
    LF 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1959 35 SP SP CF 153 149 1340.3 474 10 0 3 1.000 3.25   6.3
1960 36 SP SP CF 131 130 1154.0 364 8 1 2 .997 2.90   3.9
    LF 7 1 17.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.65    
    RF 3 0 6.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 4.50    
1961 37 SP SP CF 118 112 968.3 303 9 2 2 .994 2.90   4.8
    RF 38 35 315.3 69 0 1 0 .986 1.97    
    LF 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  CF 1808 1783 15837.0 4842 130 31 29 .994 2.83   62.0
  RF 50 37 358.3 80 0 1 0 .988 2.01   0.0
  LF 28 3 70.7 15 0 1 0 .938 1.91   0.0
  1B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   1887 1823 16266.9 4937 130 33 29 .994 2.80   62.0
Career Highs   163 163 1456.0 474 16 7 3 1.000 3.25    
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
1950 26 SP SP 3 11 3 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 .636 .692 .909 1.601
1951 27 SP SP 3 13 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 .154 .267 .154 .421
1954 30 SP SP 5 19 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 3 .158 .304 .158 .462
1956 32 SP SP 17 70 15 23 3 0 3 11 6 1 6 14 .329 .390 .500 .890
1958 34 SP SP 10 41 7 10 0 0 1 3 4 0 4 9 .244 .311 .317 .628
Career Post-Season Batting 38 154 27 45 3 0 5 20 11 1 16 30 .292 .370 .409 .779
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-.319
1956-1-.364
On-Base Pct
1956-1-.431
Slugging Pct
1956-4-.548
OPS
1956-1-.979
XR
1956-1-122.6
CAR-33-1090.8
Games
1952-1-162
1953-1-162
1954-1-163
1955-3-158
CAR-32-1928
At-Bats
1953-3-629
1954-3-634
1955-6-611
CAR-20-7202
Runs
1955-5-107
1956-10-101
CAR-31-1056
Hits
1954-4-187
1956-2-204
CAR-22-2120
Total Bases
1956-6-307
CAR-49-2944
Singles
1949-9-117
1952-7-128
1954-8-130
1955-6-133
1956-1-153
1959-9-139
CAR-10-1605
Doubles
1954-10-41
Stolen Bases
1949-9-22
1959-3-62
1960-3-70
CAR-18-399
Caught Stealing
1952-7-12
Walks
1953-7-74
1955-7-67
CAR-35-735
Strikeouts
1961-2-165
CAR-30-1315
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 7    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 42    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 46    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 21st overall pick, by Northampton in 1947
Traded from Northampton to Murray Creek on 7/31/1947 (Going to MC: CF H. O'Kelley, 3B M. Leeper, P B. Winchell. Going to NOR: P J. Pettey)
Had first career hit on 9/1/1947, off Willie Mattoon (KIN)
Traded from Murray Creek to Seneca Point on 4/20/1949 (Going to SP: CF H. O'Kelley. Going to MC: P S. Godbey, P E. Callis, 3B F. Slocum)
Hit first career homerun on 6/28/1949, off Jonathan Ferber (TF)
Won Rookie of the Year in 1949, hitting .319 with 4 HR, 42 RBI
Injured on 5/31/1951 with a Bruised Jaw, out for 1-2 weeks
Had 20-game hitting streak snapped on 7/15/1951
Injured on 7/19/1951 with a Pulled Rib Cage Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Drove in 6 runs against Langlade on 8/25/1951
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Hinsdale on 4/17/1953
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1954 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1955 Allstar game
Won Gold Glove at Centerfield in 1955
Won Player of the Week award on 6/30/1956, hitting .722 with 2 HR, 8 RBI
Was selected to the 1956 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Oakton on 7/7/1956
Injured on 7/17/1956 with a Sore Back, out for one week
Won Most Valuable Player in 1956, hitting .364 with 23 HR, 94 RBI
Won Gold Glove at Centerfield in 1956
Injured on 5/15/1957 with a Broken Finger, out for 3 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 6/16/1958, hitting .462 with 2 HR, 8 RBI
Injured on 6/23/1958 with a Broken Wrist, out for 11 weeks
Had 6 hits with 3 RBI against Oakton on 7/5/1959
Was selected to the 1959 Allstar game
Won Gold Glove at Centerfield in 1959
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Won Gold Glove at Centerfield in 1960
Had 2000th career hit on 4/25/1961, off Robert Gardner (TF)