Mike
Ruggles
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 180
 
Born: April 6, 1927 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove 1961   
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
1949 22 YAN SP    
1950 23 YAN SP    
1951 24 YAN SP $ 300,000  
1952 25 YAN SP $ 300,000  
1953 26 YAN SP $ 300,000  
1954 27 YAN SP $ 1,160,357  
1955 28 YAN SP $ 1,452,143  
1956 29 YAN SP $ 2,000,000  
1957 30 YAN SP $ 2,000,000  
1958 31 YAN SP $ 2,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 2,000,000  
                                             
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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 32 YAN SP $ 2,000,000  
1960 33 YAN SP $ 2,975,000  
1961 34 YAN SP $ 2,975,000  
1962 35 YAN SP $ 2,975,000  
1963 36 YAN SP $ 2,975,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 2,975,000  
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
1949 22 A   134 557 95 175 21 3 5 58 33 8 42 137 .314 .362 .390 .752 79.4  
1950 23 AA   81 319 32 88 20 6 0 25 12 3 30 66 .276 .338 .376 .714 40.9  
    A   49 184 23 54 6 0 2 29 7 2 24 33 .293 .375 .359 .734 26.5  
1951 24 YAN SP 84 149 22 26 7 1 1 12 6 2 15 37 .174 .259 .255 .514 9.4 0.0
    AAA   29 116 16 31 4 0 0 7 12 2 8 20 .267 .315 .302 .616 12.5  
1952 25 YAN SP 156 588 83 156 26 14 3 45 44 16 35 109 .265 .316 .372 .688 71.0 12.3
1953 26 YAN SP 112 388 61 109 20 6 1 41 28 4 41 45 .281 .353 .371 .724 55.8 10.0
1954 27 YAN SP 149 620 99 183 29 11 2 39 46 6 48 51 .295 .348 .387 .735 87.0 17.4
1955 28 YAN SP 145 546 95 164 29 11 3 49 41 9 38 39 .300 .349 .410 .759 80.1 15.7
1956 29 YAN SP 138 546 76 155 26 10 0 25 53 9 34 40 .284 .331 .368 .699 71.9 13.5
1957 30 YAN SP 148 507 62 121 23 10 0 36 36 8 22 24 .239 .278 .323 .601 45.8 3.8
1958 31 YAN SP 138 302 42 84 15 4 0 33 31 8 19 23 .278 .331 .354 .686 38.4 5.6
1959 32 YAN SP 111 317 57 109 12 8 0 30 46 8 23 28 .344 .391 .432 .823 55.7 12.1
1960 33 YAN SP 117 240 43 69 9 2 0 20 26 7 20 20 .288 .340 .342 .681 28.7 3.4
1961 34 YAN SP 150 594 103 172 49 9 4 45 47 18 29 66 .290 .326 .423 .749 78.6 13.9
1962 35 YAN SP 125 303 42 84 16 4 0 30 16 1 15 34 .277 .311 .356 .667 34.2 4.6
1963 36 AAA   135 601 85 181 29 6 1 47 24 6 39 67 .301 .344 .374 .718 76.4  
12 Years Sim 1573 5100 785 1432 261 90 14 405 420 96 339 516 .281 .330 .375 .706 656.5 112.5
2 Years AAA 164 717 101 212 33 6 1 54 36 8 47 87 .296 .344 .363 .706 88.9  
1 Years AA 81 319 32 88 20 6 0 25 12 3 30 66 .276 .342 .376 .718 40.9  
2 Years A 183 741 118 229 27 3 7 87 40 10 66 170 .309 .369 .382 .751 105.9  
5 Years Minors 428 1777 251 529 80 15 8 166 88 21 143 323 .298 .354 .373 .727 235.7  
162 Game Average 525 80 147 26 9 1 41 43 9 34 53 .281 .330 .375 .706 67.6  
Career Highs 156 620 103 183 49 14 4 49 53 18 48 109 .344 .391 .432 .823 87.0  
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   3466 514 930 174 63 8 267 276 63 201 355 .268 .313 .362 .675 399.2
vs LH   1634 271 502 87 27 6 138 144 33 138 161 .307 .366 .405 .770 244.0
Home 782 2515 409 710 132 50 9 205 204 50 167 240 .282 .332 .385 .717 323.7
Away 791 2585 376 722 129 40 5 200 216 46 172 276 .279 .329 .366 .695 319.5
RISP   976 0 272 49 15 2 353 0 0 84 110 .279 .335 .366 .700 117.7
Pinch Hitting   251 27 65 10 5 0 22 13 3 19 21 .259 .308 .339 .646 27.4
Close/Late   557 97 121 16 4 3 37 0 1 32 62 .217 .264 .276 .541 37.7
Mar/Apr 231 851 140 261 44 18 5 68 83 11 46 84 .307 .344 .418 .763 125.0
May 256 859 115 240 38 20 1 78 54 20 54 76 .279 .328 .374 .702 102.4
June 270 905 130 218 38 17 1 59 76 19 73 99 .241 .303 .324 .627 93.9
July 241 751 126 226 49 12 3 71 66 17 54 80 .301 .354 .410 .764 107.5
August 280 857 131 231 42 8 1 58 67 12 62 87 .270 .322 .341 .662 99.2
Sep/Oct 295 877 143 256 50 15 3 71 74 17 50 90 .292 .335 .393 .728 115.2
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
1951 24 YAN SP RF 33 27 227.0 60 1 0 0 1.000 2.42   0.6
    CF 12 5 62.0 20 0 0 0 1.000 2.90    
1952 25 YAN SP RF 155 149 1275.0 314 5 5 2 .985 2.25   1.7
1953 26 YAN SP RF 105 102 883.0 219 3 7 0 .969 2.26   1.6
    CF 5 0 12.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 3.75    
1954 27 YAN SP RF 145 143 1287.0 329 10 5 1 .985 2.37   2.5
    CF 2 0 9.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00    
    1B 1 0 8.0 9 0 0 0 1.000 10.13   0.0
1955 28 YAN SP RF 141 132 1185.7 279 6 4 3 .986 2.16   3.7
    CF 2 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00    
1956 29 YAN SP RF 133 130 1141.7 237 2 0 1 1.000 1.88   2.9
    CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1957 30 YAN SP RF 97 96 856.0 176 7 3 1 .984 1.92   2.7
    CF 8 6 63.0 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.71    
    LF 7 6 55.0 21 0 0 0 1.000 3.44    
    1B 2 2 17.0 19 0 0 0 1.000 10.06   0.0
1958 31 YAN SP RF 54 43 397.0 81 4 2 1 .977 1.93   1.4
    CF 17 16 141.3 40 2 0 1 1.000 2.67    
    LF 2 2 17.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.53    
    SS 1 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 18.00   0.1
1959 32 YAN SP RF 54 50 422.3 100 3 2 1 .981 2.19   2.2
    CF 12 12 104.0 30 0 1 0 .968 2.60    
    LF 11 11 89.0 15 1 1 0 .941 1.62    
1960 33 YAN SP RF 32 28 245.7 56 0 0 0 1.000 2.05   1.3
    CF 19 13 125.0 21 1 1 0 .957 1.58    
    LF 15 15 121.0 27 2 2 1 .935 2.16    
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 1 1 0 .500 4.50   0.0
    SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1961 34 YAN SP RF 146 142 1184.3 257 8 0 3 1.000 2.01   3.4
1962 35 YAN SP RF 59 51 465.3 106 3 1 2 .991 2.11   1.6
    CF 18 16 145.3 31 0 1 0 .969 1.92    
    LF 1 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00    
  RF 1154 1093 9570.0 2214 52 29 15 .987 2.13   25.7
  CF 96 68 665.7 163 3 3 1 .982 2.24    
  LF 36 34 284.0 66 3 3 1 .958 2.19    
  1B 3 2 25.0 28 0 0 0 1.000 10.08   0.1
  SS 2 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.1
  3B 1 0 2.0 0 1 1 0 .500 4.50   0.0
Career Totals   1292 1197 10548.6 2472 60 36 17 .986 2.16   25.8
Career Highs   155 149 1304.0 340 10 7 3 1.000 2.52    
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
1957 30 YAN SP 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
1959 32 YAN SP 8 16 4 5 4 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 .313 .353 .563 .915
1962 35 YAN SP 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Career Post-Season Batting 10 21 5 6 4 0 0 1 4 0 2 1 .286 .348 .476 .824
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.
At-Bats
1954-4-620
1961-9-594
Runs
1954-8-99
1961-4-103
Hits
1954-7-183
Singles
1954-3-141
1956-10-119
Doubles
1961-1-49
Triples
1952-4-14
1954-6-11
1955-6-11
1961-7-9
CAR-22-90
Stolen Bases
1952-3-44
1954-6-46
1955-10-41
1956-4-53
1957-8-36
1959-10-46
1961-6-47
CAR-16-420
Caught Stealing
1952-2-16
1961-7-18
CAR-50-96
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 2    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 31    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 22    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 4th round, 91st overall pick, by Yancey in 1949
Injured on 8/15/1950 with a Bruised Ribs, out for 1-2 weeks
Had first career hit on 5/6/1951, off Arnold Wenzel (KEN)
Hit first career homerun on 5/28/1951, off Walter Penley (LAN)
Injured on 4/13/1953 with a Dislocated Shoulder, out for 5-6 weeks
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1954.Injured on 9/19/1955 with a Pulled Groin Muscle, out for 4 weeks
Injured on 9/19/1955 with a Pulled Groin Muscle, out for 4 weeks
Injured on 5/25/1959 with a Dislocated Shoulder, out for 3-4 weeks
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Red Willow on 8/25/1959
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1961
Injured on 4/27/1963 with a Bruised Hand, out for 3 days