Michael
Ostrowski
 
Nickname: Deacon
 
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 210
 
Born: April 11, 1928 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955    1958    1960   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1947 19 SB HL $ 300,000  
1948 20 SB HL $ 300,000  
1949 21 SB HL $ 300,000  
1950 22 PB HL $ 3,542,143  
1951 23 PB HL $ 4,763,572  
1952 24 PB HL $ 5,130,000  
1953 25 PB HL $ 6,840,000  
1954 26 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1955 27 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1956 28 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1957 29 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1958 30 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 6,840,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 31 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1960 32 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
1961 33 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
1962 34 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
1963 35 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
1964 36 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 6,840,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 11,500,000  
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 19 SB HL $ 300,000  
1948 20 SB HL $ 300,000  
1949 21 SB HL $ 300,000  
1950 22 PB HL $ 3,542,143  
1951 23 PB HL $ 4,763,572  
1952 24 PB HL $ 5,130,000  
1953 25 PB HL $ 6,840,000  
1954 26 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1955 27 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1956 28 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1957 29 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1958 30 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 6,840,000  
                                             
  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 31 LAN SP $ 6,840,000  
1960 32 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
1961 33 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
1962 34 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
1963 35 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
1964 36 LAN SP $ 11,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 6,840,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 11,500,000  
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1947 19 SB HL 1 0 1.000 1 1 0 0 0 6.7 8 3 1 3 5 4.05 .296 .367 .407 .774 0.6
    AA   15 7 .682 25 25 2 0 0 176.7 143 55 18 69 233 2.80 .217 .291 .333 .624  
1948 20 SB HL 4 4 .500 14 14 0 0 0 77.3 85 34 7 33 81 3.96 .276 .347 .409 .756 3.8
    AA   5 6 .455 17 17 1 0 0 113.0 82 35 13 41 168 2.79 .199 .271 .339 .610  
1949 21 SB HL 8 13 .381 34 34 1 0 0 184.7 146 97 22 103 193 4.73 .213 .317 .367 .684 5.4
1950 22 SB HL 7 3 .700 22 22 0 0 0 127.7 81 47 13 62 122 3.31 .177 .278 .302 .580 8.9
  PB HL 3 2 .600 8 8 0 0 0 36.7 34 24 5 20 33 5.89 .241 .340 .411 .751 0.7
  TOT   10 5 .667 30 30 0 0 0 164.3 115 71 18 82 155 3.89 .192 .292 .328 .620 9.6
1951 23 PB HL 9 14 .391 36 36 1 0 0 205.3 144 75 22 97 225 3.29 .196 .289 .331 .620 13.2
1952 24 PB HL 13 11 .542 36 36 0 0 0 204.7 135 64 24 106 182 2.81 .184 .287 .322 .610 17.1
1953 25 PB HL 8 8 .500 28 28 0 0 0 171.3 116 48 18 68 157 2.52 .195 .279 .326 .604 16.4
1954 26 PB HL 5 10 .333 22 22 0 0 0 130.7 109 53 23 41 104 3.65 .226 .287 .409 .695 6.5
  LAN SP 3 5 .375 13 13 0 0 0 65.0 70 37 14 31 51 5.12 .272 .351 .486 .837 1.3
  TOT   8 15 .348 35 35 0 0 0 195.7 179 90 37 72 155 4.14 .242 .309 .436 .745 7.8
1955 27 LAN SP 16 8 .667 36 36 0 0 0 213.3 155 67 20 83 183 2.83 .197 .274 .326 .600 14.2
1956 28 LAN SP 10 10 .500 27 27 1 0 0 156.7 136 65 16 49 125 3.73 .227 .286 .384 .670 9.1
1957 29 LAN SP 14 7 .667 35 35 1 0 0 225.0 145 64 19 67 193 2.56 .182 .247 .303 .550 21.2
1958 30 LAN SP 17 9 .654 37 37 2 1 0 225.0 188 76 27 77 179 3.04 .225 .291 .369 .660 19.0
1959 31 LAN SP 13 12 .520 36 36 1 0 0 239.7 191 69 24 32 226 2.59 .217 .246 .354 .600 19.7
1960 32 LAN SP 16 6 .727 36 36 1 1 0 234.0 207 62 14 26 209 2.38 .234 .256 .347 .603 24.9
1961 33 LAN SP 16 8 .667 36 36 0 0 0 233.3 197 54 11 35 205 2.08 .225 .254 .330 .584 27.0
1962 34 LAN SP 10 17 .370 36 36 0 0 0 209.3 241 98 30 28 164 4.21 .284 .308 .452 .760 10.8
1963 35 LAN SP 8 14 .364 30 30 0 0 0 169.7 175 83 28 39 130 4.40 .262 .303 .434 .737 6.6
1964 36 LAN SP 2 6 .250 32 3 0 0 0 49.7 60 32 13 19 29 5.80 .302 .359 .548 .907 0.0
18 Years Sim 183 167 .523 555 526 8 2 0 3165.6 2623 1152 351 1019 2796 3.28 .222 .285 .365 .650 226.4
2 Years AA 20 13 .606 42 42 3 0 0 289.7 225 90 31 110 401 2.80 .210 .283 .336 .619  
Season Average 10 9 .526 30 29 0 0 0 175.9 145 64 19 56 155 3.28 .222 .285 .365 .650  
Career Highs 17 17 1.000 37 37 2 1 0 239.7 241 98 37 106 226 5.80 .302 .367 .548 .907  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   1375 588 159 544 1701   .204 .264 .326 .590
vs LH   1248 564 192 475 1095   .246 .311 .417 .728
Home 77 79 .494 274 255 1 1 0 1550.6 1231 552 179 520 1375 3.20 .214 .280 .361 .641
Away 106 88 .546 281 271 7 1 0 1614.9 1392 600 172 499 1421 3.34 .230 .288 .369 .657
Mar/Apr 22 29 .431 89 87 2 0 0 519.6 460 206 60 169 451 3.57 .237 .298 .377 .675
May 25 24 .510 93 89 0 0 0 521.6 417 184 50 173 447 3.17 .216 .280 .350 .630
June 34 25 .576 86 84 1 1 0 518.9 418 182 62 140 468 3.16 .216 .269 .363 .632
July 33 26 .559 87 83 1 0 0 499.3 417 182 55 142 450 3.28 .222 .276 .365 .642
August 33 32 .508 96 87 2 0 0 513.3 428 209 73 180 469 3.66 .222 .289 .386 .674
Sep/Oct 36 31 .537 104 96 2 1 0 592.6 483 189 51 215 511 2.87 .221 .291 .351 .642
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 19 SB HL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1948 20 SB HL 14 24 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .125 .192 .125 .317 0.3 0.0
1949 21 SB HL 34 63 5 7 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 26 .111 .125 .143 .268 -1.1 0.0
1950 22 SB HL 22 41 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 16 .073 .095 .073 .168 -1.6 0.0
  PB HL 8 12 4 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 .333 .385 .500 .885 2.1 0.4
  TOT   30 53 6 7 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 21 .132 .164 .170 .333 0.5 0.4
1951 23 PB HL 36 60 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 30 .050 .081 .083 .164 -2.9 0.0
1952 24 PB HL 36 54 2 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 24 .093 .167 .111 .278 0.1 0.0
1953 25 PB HL 28 51 3 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 28 .118 .135 .176 .311 -0.1 0.0
1954 26 PB HL 22 38 3 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 19 .105 .146 .105 .252 -0.1 0.0
  LAN SP 13 19 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 .105 .190 .105 .296 0.1 0.0
  TOT   35 57 5 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 30 .105 .161 .105 .267 0.0 0.0
1955 27 LAN SP 36 67 5 10 3 1 0 9 0 0 2 32 .149 .174 .224 .398 1.8 0.0
1956 28 LAN SP 27 53 4 7 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 21 .132 .148 .189 .337 0.3 0.0
1957 29 LAN SP 35 71 2 11 1 0 0 10 0 0 5 33 .155 .208 .169 .377 2.1 0.0
1958 30 LAN SP 37 73 5 12 1 1 1 7 1 0 6 38 .164 .228 .247 .474 4.2 0.0
1959 31 LAN SP 36 74 3 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 30 .054 .067 .108 .175 -3.2 0.0
1960 32 LAN SP 36 71 3 6 2 0 0 6 0 0 2 31 .085 .108 .113 .221 -1.3 0.0
1961 33 LAN SP 36 76 4 9 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 35 .118 .139 .118 .258 -0.6 0.0
1962 34 LAN SP 36 64 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 31 .047 .075 .047 .122 -3.0 0.0
1963 35 LAN SP 30 55 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 18 .127 .158 .164 .322 -0.1 0.0
1964 36 LAN SP 32 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .071 .133 .071 .205 -0.4 0.0
18 Years Sim 555 982 54 107 21 3 2 61 1 0 41 447 .109 .144 .143 .286 -3.6 0.4
162 Game Average 286 15 31 6 0 0 17 0 0 11 130 .109 .144 .143 .286 -1.0  
Career Highs 37 76 6 12 3 1 1 10 1 0 6 38 .164 .228 .247 .474 4.2  
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   754 45 84 16 2 2 45 1 0 33 356 .111 .148 .146 .294 -4.4
vs LH   228 9 23 5 1 0 16 0 0 8 91 .101 .131 .132 .262 -3.8
Home 274 426 24 41 7 2 2 22 0 0 22 194 .096 .140 .136 .276 -4.5
Away 281 556 30 66 14 1 0 39 1 0 19 253 .119 .147 .147 .295 -3.8
RISP   236 0 35 6 3 0 57 0 0 10 105 .148 .179 .199 .378 4.5
Close/Late   18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .056 .150 .056 .206 -0.5
Mar/Apr 87 159 11 19 6 0 0 9 0 0 10 66 .119 .171 .157 .328 0.8
May 93 159 8 15 1 0 1 7 0 0 5 75 .094 .120 .119 .240 -3.5
June 86 165 6 14 2 0 0 7 0 0 6 78 .085 .116 .097 .213 -5.0
July 87 155 10 20 4 2 0 13 0 0 11 64 .129 .186 .181 .366 2.7
August 96 157 9 19 4 0 0 7 0 0 3 71 .121 .138 .146 .284 -1.8
Sep/Oct 103 187 10 20 4 1 1 18 1 0 6 93 .107 .134 .155 .289 -1.5
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1947 19 SB HL P 1 1 6.7 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.35    
1948 20 SB HL P 14 14 77.3 4 15 5 1 .792 2.21    
1949 21 SB HL P 34 34 184.7 8 37 1 3 .978 2.19    
1950 22 SB HL P 22 22 127.7 9 16 3 2 .893 1.76    
  PB HL P 8 8 36.7 2 5 1 0 .875 1.72    
  TOT   P 30 30 164.3 11 21 4 2 .889 1.75    
1951 23 PB HL P 36 36 205.3 14 26 7 4 .851 1.75    
1952 24 PB HL P 36 36 204.7 12 32 3 1 .936 1.93    
1953 25 PB HL P 28 28 171.3 8 29 1 3 .974 1.94    
1954 26 PB HL P 22 22 130.7 11 23 1 2 .971 2.34    
  LAN SP P 13 13 65.0 5 12 1 1 .944 2.35    
  TOT   P 35 35 195.7 16 35 2 3 .962 2.35    
1955 27 LAN SP P 36 36 213.3 12 41 3 2 .946 2.24    
1956 28 LAN SP P 27 27 156.7 10 39 5 2 .907 2.82    
1957 29 LAN SP P 35 35 225.0 23 37 1 2 .984 2.40    
1958 30 LAN SP P 37 37 225.0 16 24 2 1 .952 1.60    
1959 31 LAN SP P 36 36 239.7 19 43 5 3 .925 2.33    
1960 32 LAN SP P 36 36 234.0 12 36 7 2 .873 1.85    
1961 33 LAN SP P 36 36 233.3 16 39 1 5 .982 2.12    
1962 34 LAN SP P 36 36 209.3 13 43 6 3 .903 2.41    
1963 35 LAN SP P 30 30 169.7 6 24 3 3 .909 1.59    
1964 36 LAN SP P 32 3 49.7 3 8 0 3 1.000 1.99    
Career Totals   555 526 3165.6 203 530 56 43 .929 2.08    
Career Highs   37 37 239.7 23 43 7 5 1.000 2.82    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
1952 24 PB HL 1 1 .500 2 2 0 0 0 10.7 11 2 0 6 8 1.69 .268 .362 .293 .654
1954 26 LAN SP 1 1 .500 3 3 0 0 0 18.7 13 5 2 9 14 2.41 .191 .286 .324 .609
1956 28 LAN SP 1 0 1.000 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 5 2 0 1 5 3.00 .227 .261 .364 .625
Career Post-Season Pitching 3 2 .600 6 6 0 0 0 35.3 29 9 2 16 27 2.29 .221 .306 .321 .627
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
1952 24 PB HL 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1954 26 LAN SP 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533
1956 28 LAN SP 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 6 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091 .167 .091 .258
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1952-6-2.81
1953-2-2.52
1955-5-2.83
1957-3-2.56
1959-3-2.59
1960-2-2.38
1961-2-2.08
CAR-49-3.28
Wins
1955-8-16
1957-9-14
1958-3-17
1960-4-16
1961-3-16
CAR-9-183
Losses
1949-8-13
1951-9-14
1962-2-17
1963-8-14
CAR-4-167
Winning Pct
1955-8-.667
1957-4-.667
1958-10-.654
1960-5-.727
1961-7-.667
Games Started
1949-10-34
1951-1-36
1952-1-36
1955-7-36
1957-9-35
1958-6-37
1959-3-36
1960-1-36
1961-1-36
1962-4-36
CAR-3-526
Complete Games
1958-9-2
1959-8-1
1960-5-1
Shutouts
1958-7-1
1960-3-1
Innings Pitched
1957-6-225.0
1958-3-225.0
1959-2-239.7
1960-1-234.0
1961-2-233.3
1962-10-209.3
CAR-6-3165.6
Hits Allowed
1962-3-241
CAR-10-2623
Homeruns Allowed
1958-5-27
1959-4-24
1962-3-30
1963-3-28
CAR-5-351
Strikeouts
1951-8-225
1957-10-193
1959-1-226
1960-4-209
1961-3-205
1962-6-164
CAR-6-2796
Walks Allowed
1949-4-103
1951-3-97
1952-1-106
1955-6-83
CAR-7-1019
Walks per 9IP
1959-4-1.2
1960-4-1.0
1961-8-1.4
1962-10-1.2
Hits per 9IP
1949-4-7.1
1950-1-6.3
1951-1-6.3
1952-1-5.9
1953-1-6.1
1955-2-6.5
1957-1-5.8
1958-8-7.5
1959-5-7.2
1961-7-7.6
CAR-24-7.5
Strikeouts per 9IP
1949-9-9.4
1951-5-9.9
1959-10-8.5
1960-6-8.0
1961-9-7.9
WHiP
1957-3-0.94
1959-2-0.93
1960-5-1.00
1961-3-0.99
OAVG
1949-4-.213
1950-1-.192
1951-1-.196
1952-1-.184
1953-2-.195
1955-2-.197
1957-1-.182
1958-9-.225
1959-5-.217
1960-10-.234
1961-5-.225
CAR-24-.222
OOBP
1953-10-.279
1955-6-.274
1957-1-.247
1959-2-.246
1960-4-.256
1961-3-.254
CAR-48-.285
OSLG
1949-9-.367
1950-4-.328
1951-4-.331
1952-4-.322
1953-2-.326
1955-4-.326
1957-2-.303
1961-6-.330
OOPS
1950-7-.620
1951-4-.620
1952-6-.610
1953-3-.604
1955-3-.600
1957-1-.550
1959-8-.600
1960-5-.603
1961-3-.584
CAR-48-.650
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 21    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 161    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 43    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 30th round, 704th overall pick, by Blackwood in 1945
Released by Blackwood on 6/20/1945, refused assignment to minors
Had first career hit on 8/1/1948, off Kevin Salmeron (PB)
Traded from St. Bernard to Point Breeze on 7/28/1950 (Going to SB: P J. Steiner. Going to PB: P M. Ostrowski)
Won Player of the Week award on 7/7/1954, winning 0 games with a 3.18 ERA
Traded from Point Breeze to Langlade on 7/31/1954 (Going to PB: RF C. Rhynes, 2B K. Oliphant. Going to LAN: P M. Ostrowski)
Was selected to the 1955 Allstar game
Injured on 9/16/1956 with a Fractured Hand, out for 3 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Langlade on 3/2/1957 to a 1-year deal worth $6,840,000 per year
Was selected to the 1958 Allstar game
Hit first career homerun on 9/1/1958, off Thomas Chesser (TF)
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game