Richard
Raven
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 205
 
Born: June 26, 1926 in Canada
 
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
1945 19 JC HL    
1946 20 JC HL    
1947 21 JC HL    
1948 22 JC HL $ 300,000  
1949 23 JC HL $ 300,000  
1950 24 SP SP $ 300,000  
1951 25 SP SP $ 3,481,072  
1952 26 SP SP $ 3,847,500  
1953 27 SP SP $ 4,213,929  
1954 28 SP SP $ 7,700,000  
1955 29 SP SP $ 7,700,000  
1956 30 SP SP $ 9,700,000  
1957 31 SP SP $ 9,700,000  
1958 32 SP SP $ 9,700,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 9,700,000  
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
1945 19 JC HL    
1946 20 JC HL    
1947 21 JC HL    
1948 22 JC HL $ 300,000  
1949 23 JC HL $ 300,000  
1950 24 SP SP $ 300,000  
1951 25 SP SP $ 3,481,072  
1952 26 SP SP $ 3,847,500  
1953 27 SP SP $ 4,213,929  
1954 28 SP SP $ 7,700,000  
1955 29 SP SP $ 7,700,000  
1956 30 SP SP $ 9,700,000  
1957 31 SP SP $ 9,700,000  
1958 32 SP SP $ 9,700,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 9,700,000  
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
1945 19 A   14 3 .824 26 26 7 1 0 203.7 162 55 18 43 147 2.43 .216 .259 .351 .610  
1946 20 AA   2 3 .400 6 6 0 0 0 38.3 45 20 5 17 40 4.70 .285 .354 .506 .861  
    A   14 5 .737 20 20 5 2 0 150.3 128 54 15 35 173 3.23 .226 .271 .362 .632  
1947 21 AA   7 12 .368 25 25 2 0 0 178.3 194 86 22 48 237 4.34 .273 .319 .445 .764  
1948 22 JC HL 3 2 .600 9 9 0 0 0 49.0 60 30 8 13 37 5.51 .300 .343 .540 .883 0.9
    AAA   3 6 .333 11 11 3 1 0 80.3 86 39 11 19 107 4.37 .273 .314 .463 .778  
    AA   2 1 .667 3 3 0 0 0 23.0 19 7 3 6 24 2.74 .224 .275 .388 .663  
1949 23 JC HL 9 14 .391 31 31 1 0 0 176.0 192 112 40 38 142 5.73 .268 .311 .547 .858 1.3
1950 24 JC HL 4 7 .364 16 16 2 1 0 102.3 105 56 19 16 77 4.93 .266 .298 .504 .802 2.0
  SP SP 5 3 .625 12 12 1 1 0 92.3 79 35 14 12 87 3.41 .232 .263 .440 .702 5.1
  TOT   9 10 .474 28 28 3 2 0 194.7 184 91 33 28 164 4.21 .250 .282 .474 .756 7.0
1951 25 SP SP 15 8 .652 29 29 1 0 0 192.0 159 81 24 41 218 3.80 .220 .268 .418 .686 10.4
1952 26 SP SP 13 14 .481 34 34 3 1 0 226.3 192 91 28 35 238 3.62 .225 .263 .434 .697 12.4
1953 27 SP SP 11 16 .407 36 36 2 0 0 244.3 243 117 31 37 266 4.31 .257 .289 .458 .747 10.7
1954 28 SP SP 14 9 .609 31 31 1 1 0 206.3 166 73 19 35 220 3.18 .215 .254 .389 .642 15.6
1955 29 SP SP 15 11 .577 35 35 1 1 0 236.3 213 90 20 45 228 3.43 .236 .278 .403 .681 15.5
1956 30 SP SP 9 9 .500 58 16 1 0 1 148.0 165 82 22 31 131 4.99 .280 .318 .497 .815 4.0
1957 31 SP SP 12 9 .571 28 28 1 1 0 179.0 184 89 19 34 154 4.47 .263 .304 .446 .749 6.3
1958 32 SP SP 14 10 .583 33 33 1 0 0 210.7 188 84 20 35 224 3.59 .236 .277 .406 .683 12.9
11 Years Sim 124 112 .525 352 310 15 6 1 2062.6 1946 940 264 372 2022 4.10 .245 .285 .447 .732 97.0
1 Years AAA 3 6 .333 11 11 3 1 0 80.3 86 39 11 19 107 4.37 .273 .314 .463 .778  
3 Years AA 11 16 .407 34 34 2 0 0 239.7 258 113 30 71 301 4.24 .271 .321 .450 .771  
2 Years A 28 8 .778 46 46 12 3 0 354.0 290 109 33 78 320 2.77 .220 .264 .356 .620  
6 Years Minors 42 30 .583 91 91 17 4 0 674.0 634 261 74 168 728 3.49 .245 .291 .404 .695  
Season Average 11 10 .524 32 28 1 0 0 187.5 176 85 24 33 183 4.10 .245 .285 .447 .732  
Career Highs 15 16 .652 58 36 3 2 1 244.3 243 117 40 45 266 5.73 .300 .343 .547 .883  
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   955 422 101 157 1182   .220 .247 .385 .633
vs LH   991 518 163 215 840   .275 .316 .521 .837
Home 58 57 .504 175 151 4 3 1 1024.0 995 505 147 175 1006 4.44 .252 .284 .465 .748
Away 66 55 .545 177 159 11 3 0 1038.6 951 435 117 197 1016 3.77 .238 .274 .429 .704
Mar/Apr 19 22 .463 63 53 1 1 0 354.3 333 171 50 58 354 4.34 .245 .276 .453 .729
May 20 13 .606 59 50 1 1 0 324.0 330 144 47 52 331 4.00 .258 .287 .486 .773
June 16 20 .444 60 41 2 0 1 280.0 275 130 40 57 252 4.18 .255 .292 .467 .759
July 19 21 .475 50 50 4 1 0 336.0 300 158 36 61 329 4.23 .234 .269 .422 .690
August 26 16 .619 58 58 4 3 0 386.3 349 168 48 78 393 3.91 .237 .275 .424 .699
Sep/Oct 24 20 .545 62 58 5 0 0 382.0 359 169 43 66 363 3.98 .246 .279 .438 .717
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
1946 20 A   4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3  
1947 21 AA   3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4  
1948 22 JC HL 9 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .059 .000 .059 -1.5 0.0
    AAA   1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.5  
1949 23 JC HL 31 57 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 28 .035 .111 .053 .164 -1.7 0.0
1950 24 JC HL 16 33 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 .061 .059 .152 .210 -1.0 0.0
  SP SP 12 32 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 12 .031 .059 .031 .090 -2.0 0.0
  TOT   28 65 1 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 24 .046 .059 .092 .151 -3.0 0.0
1951 25 SP SP 29 65 3 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 30 .062 .076 .123 .199 -2.4 0.0
1952 26 SP SP 34 71 2 6 0 1 0 2 0 1 4 32 .085 .133 .113 .246 -1.3 0.0
1953 27 SP SP 36 70 6 5 4 0 0 2 0 1 5 26 .071 .133 .129 .262 -1.6 0.0
1954 28 SP SP 31 66 5 7 4 2 0 7 0 0 2 28 .106 .132 .227 .360 0.7 0.0
1955 29 SP SP 35 80 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 46 .025 .037 .050 .087 -5.7 0.0
1956 30 SP SP 58 32 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 .125 .125 .250 .375 0.5 0.0
1957 31 SP SP 28 62 3 4 2 0 1 5 0 0 4 28 .065 .121 .145 .266 -1.1 0.0
1958 32 SP SP 33 66 4 3 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 26 .045 .045 .121 .167 -3.2 0.0
11 Years Sim 352 650 30 40 17 6 3 28 0 2 24 285 .062 .095 .120 .215 -20.4 0.0
1 Years AAA 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.5  
1 Years AA 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4  
1 Years A 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3  
3 Years Minors 8 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.2  
162 Game Average 299 13 18 7 2 1 12 0 0 11 131 .062 .095 .120 .215 -9.4  
Career Highs 58 80 6 7 4 2 1 7 0 1 5 46 .125 .133 .250 .375 0.7  
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   435 19 21 7 4 1 19 0 2 17 201 .048 .084 .090 .173 -19.5
vs LH   215 11 19 10 2 2 9 0 0 7 84 .088 .117 .181 .298 -1.8
Home 175 301 13 12 7 1 0 9 0 1 13 131 .040 .079 .070 .149 -15.6
Away 177 349 17 28 10 5 3 19 0 1 11 154 .080 .108 .163 .271 -5.7
RISP   145 0 12 4 2 2 24 0 0 3 65 .083 .099 .179 .279 -1.9
Close/Late   15 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 .067 .125 .200 .325 0.0
Mar/Apr 63 108 2 6 4 1 0 1 0 0 5 44 .056 .097 .111 .208 -3.7
May 59 103 7 6 1 1 2 7 0 0 3 45 .058 .084 .146 .230 -2.7
June 40 79 3 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 3 36 .038 .073 .076 .149 -4.0
July 50 108 7 5 1 2 0 2 0 1 3 52 .046 .072 .093 .165 -5.4
August 58 132 6 12 6 1 0 8 0 1 7 51 .091 .136 .152 .287 -1.6
Sep/Oct 62 120 5 8 4 0 1 8 0 0 3 57 .067 .089 .125 .214 -3.9
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1948 22 JC HL P 9 9 49.0 3 7 0 0 1.000 1.84    
1949 23 JC HL P 31 31 176.0 10 26 4 0 .900 1.84    
1950 24 JC HL P 16 16 102.3 4 16 1 2 .952 1.76    
  SP SP P 12 12 92.3 4 14 1 2 .947 1.75    
  TOT   P 28 28 194.7 8 30 2 4 .950 1.76    
1951 25 SP SP P 29 29 192.0 14 18 0 1 1.000 1.50    
1952 26 SP SP P 34 34 226.3 15 17 2 1 .941 1.27    
1953 27 SP SP P 36 36 244.3 10 14 2 1 .923 0.88    
1954 28 SP SP P 31 31 206.3 9 19 4 1 .875 1.22    
1955 29 SP SP P 35 35 236.3 13 41 3 2 .947 2.06    
1956 30 SP SP P 58 16 148.0 9 22 5 1 .861 1.89    
1957 31 SP SP P 28 28 179.0 9 22 0 1 1.000 1.56    
1958 32 SP SP P 33 33 210.7 11 26 2 2 .949 1.58    
Career Totals   352 310 2062.6 111 242 24 14 .936 1.54    
Career Highs   58 36 244.3 15 41 5 4 1.000 2.06    
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
1950 24 SP SP 0 1 .000 1 1 1 0 0 8.0 7 4 3 0 10 4.50 .226 .226 .548 .774
1951 25 SP SP 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 8 2 0 0 7 2.57 .276 .276 .414 .690
1954 28 SP SP 1 0 1.000 2 2 1 0 0 16.0 13 5 0 3 15 2.81 .213 .250 .311 .561
1956 30 SP SP 1 0 1.000 9 0 0 0 0 11.0 9 3 1 1 11 2.45 .220 .238 .341 .580
1958 32 SP SP 0 0 .000 9 0 0 0 0 9.7 8 4 1 2 9 3.73 .222 .263 .389 .652
Career Post-Season Pitching 2 1 .667 22 4 2 0 0 51.7 45 18 5 6 52 3.14 .227 .250 .384 .634
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 24 SP SP 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
1951 25 SP SP 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.500 2.000
1954 28 SP SP 2 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .400 .600
Career Post-Season Batting 4 10 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 .200 .200 .500 .700
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Wins
1955-9-15
1958-9-14
CAR-45-124
Losses
1949-5-14
1952-7-14
1953-2-16
CAR-39-112
Games Started
1952-6-34
1953-4-36
Complete Games
1952-8-3
Shutouts
1950-9-1
1952-7-1
1954-9-1
1955-3-1
1957-5-1
CAR-49-6
Innings Pitched
1952-8-226.3
1953-4-244.3
1955-7-236.3
CAR-50-2062.6
Hits Allowed
1953-1-243
CAR-50-1946
Homeruns Allowed
1949-2-40
1952-10-28
1953-5-31
CAR-18-264
Strikeouts
1952-8-238
1953-2-266
1954-7-220
1955-7-228
1958-1-224
CAR-28-2022
Walks per 9IP
1952-7-1.4
1953-7-1.4
CAR-39-1.6
Hits per 9IP
1951-9-7.5
1952-7-7.6
1954-3-7.2
1955-10-8.1
Strikeouts per 9IP
1951-5-10.2
1952-10-9.5
1953-9-9.8
1954-8-9.6
1955-9-8.7
1958-3-9.6
CAR-49-8.8
WHiP
1951-7-1.04
1952-4-1.00
1954-4-0.97
1955-10-1.09
1958-9-1.06
CAR-45-1.12
OAVG
1951-9-.220
1952-7-.225
1954-3-.215
1955-7-.236
OOBP
1951-9-.268
1952-5-.263
1954-2-.254
1958-10-.277
CAR-47-.285
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 4    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 70    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 33    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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  7. David Emerson (927)
  8. Andrew Footman (925)
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  1. Jack Staincliffe (990)
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  5. Jed Pettey (984)
  6. Richard Labarge (984)
  7. Robert Rothwell (982)
  8. Jim Raeburn (982)
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History
Drafted in 40th round, 956th overall pick, by Jackson City in 1945
Injured on 8/31/1945 with a Tight Shoulder, out for one week
Injured on 8/25/1946 with a Scratched Cornea Eye, out for one week
Injured on 4/27/1947 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for 5 days
Injured on 5/19/1948 with a Bone Chips Elbow, out for 5-6 weeks
Earned first career win on 8/16/1948
Had first career hit (double) on 8/5/1949, off Raymond Waggoner (GRE)
Injured on 6/5/1950 with a Pulled Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for 6 weeks
Traded from Jackson City to Seneca Point on 7/31/1950 (Going to JC: CF B. Schott, P L. Blais, P M. Woolum. Going to SP: P R. Raven)
Hit first career homerun on 9/15/1951, off Ruben Popham (RIT)
Struck out 16 batters against Hinsdale on 4/18/1955
Injured on 8/31/1957 with a Fractured Hand, out for 5 weeks