Doyle
Speece
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: December 14, 1917 in Redsand
 
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 27 JC HL $ 8,740,000  
1946 28 JC HL $ 8,740,000  
1947 29 JC HL $ 8,740,000  
1948 30 BLA HL $ 5,275,500  
1949 31 HR HL $ 5,275,500  
1950 32 RIT SP $ 5,275,500  
1951 33 OAK SP $ 5,275,500  
1952 34 OAK SP $ 2,850,000  
1953 35 OAK SP $ 2,850,000  
1954 36 OAK SP $ 2,850,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 2,850,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,740,000  
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
1945 27 JC HL 157 546 105 156 42 6 28 96 31 5 101 89 .286 .396 .538 .935 114.8 17.3
1946 28 JC HL 158 581 115 169 29 6 29 86 26 2 91 112 .291 .388 .511 .899 115.3 21.8
1947 29 JC HL 158 550 101 142 36 9 28 96 13 4 86 117 .258 .366 .509 .875 103.0 18.7
1948 30 BLA HL 155 601 125 166 44 8 27 132 11 4 85 129 .276 .367 .511 .878 109.3 18.9
1949 31 HR HL 106 370 66 84 22 3 16 50 11 5 66 96 .227 .345 .432 .778 59.6 10.1
1950 32 RIT SP 98 283 36 55 16 6 10 44 8 3 25 66 .194 .266 .399 .665 30.9 2.5
  HR HL 51 160 25 24 5 0 7 22 5 2 42 47 .150 .328 .313 .641 21.0 2.7
  TOT   149 443 61 79 21 6 17 66 13 5 67 113 .178 .291 .368 .659 51.9 5.2
1951 33 OAK SP 156 568 75 106 27 6 30 61 7 2 79 155 .187 .289 .414 .703 74.8 8.3
1952 34 OAK SP 75 172 27 36 11 3 9 32 1 2 13 35 .209 .292 .465 .757 23.6 4.4
1953 35 OAK SP 82 109 22 17 4 2 6 17 2 2 11 27 .156 .231 .394 .626 10.7 0.4
1954 36 OAK SP 31 44 7 4 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 15 .091 .149 .159 .308 0.0 0.0
    AAA   58 181 19 21 7 0 7 20 1 2 11 62 .116 .167 .271 .437 6.5  
10 Years Sim 1227 3984 704 959 236 49 191 638 116 31 602 888 .241 .344 .468 .812 663.1 105.3
1 Years AAA 58 181 19 21 7 0 7 20 1 2 11 62 .116 .173 .271 .444 6.5  
162 Game Average 526 92 126 31 6 25 84 15 4 79 117 .241 .344 .468 .812 87.6  
Career Highs 158 601 125 169 44 9 30 132 31 5 101 155 .291 .396 .538 .935 115.3  
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   2661 468 641 150 32 124 414 88 23 405 604 .241 .344 .461 .806 439.6
vs LH   1323 236 318 86 17 67 224 28 8 197 284 .240 .343 .483 .826 223.1
Home 606 1920 348 465 108 25 97 310 48 16 296 420 .242 .348 .476 .824 325.4
Away 621 2064 356 494 128 24 94 328 68 15 306 468 .239 .340 .461 .802 337.2
RISP   970 0 248 60 12 55 431 0 0 183 211 .256 .371 .512 .883 188.3
Pinch Hitting   136 18 23 8 0 5 19 0 2 15 34 .169 .255 .338 .593 11.6
Close/Late   513 100 141 34 8 28 87 0 0 78 119 .275 .373 .536 .909 99.4
Mar/Apr 227 773 124 166 36 11 29 90 28 8 114 171 .215 .322 .402 .724 107.1
May 218 710 143 176 41 6 35 110 26 4 128 182 .248 .365 .470 .836 128.8
June 181 601 113 167 38 11 29 95 16 3 76 135 .278 .358 .522 .881 111.2
July 160 517 104 138 29 7 39 115 10 4 79 95 .267 .367 .576 .944 106.8
August 210 642 108 158 50 3 31 117 15 5 86 135 .246 .337 .478 .815 104.6
Sep/Oct 231 741 112 154 42 11 28 111 21 7 119 170 .208 .324 .408 .732 104.1
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
1945 27 JC HL CF 152 144 1326.0 414 6 5 2 .988 2.85 0 0 .000 0 5.2
    RF 2 0 4.0 3 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0  
1946 28 JC HL CF 154 147 1330.7 379 2 5 1 .987 2.58 0 0 .000 0 5.6
    RF 4 0 7.3 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.23 0 0 .000 0  
1947 29 JC HL CF 151 142 1297.7 385 8 1 3 .997 2.73 0 0 .000 0 6.0
    RF 5 0 11.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
1948 30 BLA HL CF 152 151 1341.0 365 9 4 1 .989 2.51 0 0 .000 0 3.0
1949 31 HR HL CF 103 103 893.0 234 6 0 0 1.000 2.42 0 0 .000 0 3.1
    RF 2 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 .000 0  
1950 32 RIT SP CF 80 76 625.2 172 2 0 1 1.000 2.50 0 0 .000 0 3.1
  HR HL CF 42 40 408.8 113 2 0 0 1.000 2.53 0 0 .000 0 1.1
  RIT SP RF 3 1 10.3 2 0 1 0 .667 1.75 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  HR HL RF 1 1 6.7 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.34 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  TOT   CF 122 116 1034.0 285 4 0 1 1.000 2.52   4.1
      RF 4 2 17.0 3 0 1 0 .750 1.59   0.0
1951 33 OAK SP CF 153 146 1309.3 381 10 2 3 .995 2.69 0 0 .000 0 3.7
    RF 2 0 6.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 0 0 .000 0  
1952 34 OAK SP CF 36 32 288.7 71 4 0 2 1.000 2.34 0 0 .000 0 1.0
    RF 6 1 17.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.59 0 0 .000 0  
1953 35 OAK SP CF 20 11 122.0 36 3 1 0 .975 2.88 0 0 .000 0 0.5
    RF 24 7 92.7 12 0 2 0 .857 1.17 0 0 .000 0  
    2B 2 0 5.0 3 1 0 1 1.000 7.20 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1954 36 OAK SP CF 7 7 58.0 20 2 0 2 1.000 3.41 0 0 .000 0 0.3
    RF 7 1 19.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.37 0 0 .000 0  
    C 1 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  CF 1050 999 9000.3 2570 54 18 15 .993 2.62 0 0 .000 0 32.4
  RF 56 11 177.0 29 1 3 0 .909 1.53 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  2B 2 0 5.0 3 1 0 1 1.000 7.20 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  C 1 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   1109 1010 9183.3 2604 56 21 16 .992 2.61 0 0 .000 0 32.5
Career Highs   158 151 1341.0 417 10 5 3 1.000 3.35 0 0 .000 0  
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
1946 28 JC HL 3 13 1 3 1 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 .231 .286 .538 .824
1947 29 JC HL 12 47 5 8 2 0 1 5 0 0 3 10 .170 .216 .277 .492
1948 30 BLA HL 3 13 2 4 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 3 .308 .308 .846 1.154
Career Post-Season Batting 18 73 8 15 4 0 4 13 2 0 4 15 .205 .244 .425 .668
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.
XR
1948-9-109.3
Games
1945-10-157
1946-7-158
1947-10-158
At-Bats
1948-10-601
Runs
1946-10-115
1948-2-125
Total Bases
1948-9-307
Doubles
1945-10-42
1948-8-44
RBIs
1948-2-132
Stolen Bases
1945-5-31
1946-7-26
Walks
1945-5-101
1946-10-91
1951-10-79
Strikeouts
1948-6-129
1951-3-155
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 28    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 31    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 2nd round, 44th overall pick, by Jackson City in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/1/1945, off Michael Birch (GRE)
Hit first career homerun on 4/6/1945, off Frank Bartz (WAS)
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game
Drove in 7 runs against Murray Creek on 7/14/1946
Signed as a free agent by Blackwood on 2/7/1948 to a 4-year deal worth $5,275,500 per year
Was selected to the 1948 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/25/1948, hitting .368 with 4 HR, 14 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Northampton on 10/10/1948
Traded from Blackwood to Hood River on 3/1/1949 (Going to HR: CF D. Speece. Going to BLA: P E. Beer, 1B S. Giancola)
Injured on 6/4/1949 with a Dislocated Shoulder, out for 9 weeks
Traded from Hood River to Ritchford on 6/1/1950 (Going to RIT: CF D. Speece, P J. Frierson. Going to HR: C C. Ornelas, CF R. Brault)
Traded from Ritchford to Oakton on 2/2/1951 (Going to OAK: CF D. Speece. Going to RIT: 3B P. Bembry, LF D. Cardenas)
Injured on 5/4/1952 with a Herniated Disc Back, out for 10-11 weeks