Phillip
Strange
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 185
 
Born: July 7, 1919 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1953   
Gold Glove 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955   
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 25 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1946 26 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1947 27 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1948 28 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1949 29 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1950 30 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1951 31 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1952 32 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1953 33 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1954 34 HIN SP $ 5,699,000  
1955 35 NOR HL $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 4,000,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,699,000  
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 25 HIN SP 158 532 106 121 16 10 36 113 11 10 123 126 .227 .371 .498 .869 102.5 20.4
1946 26 HIN SP 142 496 75 98 15 6 26 70 14 6 87 124 .198 .321 .409 .730 69.1 11.5
1947 27 HIN SP 159 581 109 126 22 8 34 79 8 2 111 140 .217 .349 .458 .807 101.5 20.3
1948 28 HIN SP 155 575 117 122 19 7 41 86 20 2 106 147 .212 .334 .483 .818 103.4 17.3
1949 29 HIN SP 146 481 80 96 27 3 20 68 18 8 103 126 .200 .344 .393 .737 71.5 14.0
1950 30 HIN SP 156 571 95 102 28 4 33 80 13 5 87 150 .179 .291 .415 .706 77.1 10.5
1951 31 HIN SP 153 543 107 120 43 8 31 82 13 6 89 132 .221 .332 .501 .833 93.3 19.2
1952 32 HIN SP 156 498 70 88 30 7 20 62 8 4 90 141 .177 .304 .386 .690 62.7 8.4
1953 33 HIN SP 148 441 57 74 24 3 21 55 12 1 66 132 .168 .275 .379 .654 51.3 5.5
1954 34 HIN SP 156 564 86 112 29 7 28 63 26 14 82 161 .199 .301 .424 .725 78.4 13.4
1955 35 NOR HL 154 513 60 88 28 2 14 52 10 3 66 159 .172 .267 .316 .582 45.4 1.0
11 Years Sim 1683 5795 962 1147 281 65 304 810 153 61 1010 1538 .198 .319 .426 .745 856.2 141.7
162 Game Average 557 92 110 27 6 29 77 14 5 97 148 .198 .319 .426 .745 82.4  
Career Highs 159 581 117 126 43 10 41 113 26 14 123 161 .227 .371 .501 .869 103.4  
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   3924 647 770 174 44 210 533 108 41 667 1067 .196 .314 .424 .738 574.8
vs LH   1871 315 377 107 21 94 277 45 20 343 471 .201 .328 .432 .760 286.6
Home 836 2857 440 540 124 32 135 357 73 24 451 772 .189 .301 .397 .697 377.8
Away 847 2938 522 607 157 33 169 453 80 37 559 766 .207 .335 .455 .790 483.6
RISP   1309 0 267 70 15 66 478 0 0 227 346 .204 .320 .432 .751 196.2
Pinch Hitting   73 10 9 1 0 3 7 1 0 12 21 .123 .250 .260 .510 5.7
Close/Late   689 104 130 31 3 40 96 0 0 121 206 .189 .311 .417 .727 98.5
Mar/Apr 277 958 167 190 52 11 52 133 21 5 162 263 .198 .314 .438 .752 144.8
May 280 961 139 177 53 10 39 124 22 12 155 251 .184 .298 .382 .680 119.8
June 281 966 168 208 45 7 62 138 24 10 155 256 .215 .329 .469 .798 157.0
July 248 841 131 175 33 14 47 123 29 10 163 225 .208 .335 .448 .784 140.0
August 288 992 186 190 43 13 56 130 23 10 197 259 .192 .327 .430 .757 155.0
Sep/Oct 309 1077 171 207 55 10 48 162 34 14 178 284 .192 .311 .396 .706 144.8
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
1945 25 HIN SP SS 151 147 1335.3 206 397 16 74 .974 4.06   5.9
    2B 5 0 13.0 3 3 1 1 .857 4.15   0.0
1946 26 HIN SP SS 139 136 1209.0 177 380 20 84 .965 4.15   5.5
    2B 1 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
1947 27 HIN SP SS 158 150 1331.0 191 384 18 84 .970 3.89   8.8
1948 28 HIN SP SS 153 147 1312.7 182 385 11 77 .981 3.89   6.3
    2B 1 0 2.0 2 2 0 2 1.000 18.00   0.1
1949 29 HIN SP SS 142 136 1235.7 150 403 15 68 .974 4.03   7.7
1950 30 HIN SP SS 153 148 1304.3 175 422 17 78 .972 4.12   7.3
1951 31 HIN SP SS 153 146 1289.0 137 387 8 72 .985 3.66   8.0
1952 32 HIN SP SS 153 151 1333.0 183 420 19 85 .969 4.07   8.4
    2B 2 0 3.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1953 33 HIN SP SS 138 110 1027.0 117 329 17 54 .963 3.91   7.0
    2B 4 0 10.0 2 6 0 1 1.000 7.20   0.1
    3B 1 0 3.0 2 1 0 1 1.000 9.00   0.1
1954 34 HIN SP SS 151 143 1283.3 162 418 24 76 .960 4.07   8.7
    3B 3 3 27.0 0 9 2 1 .818 3.00   0.1
    CF 1 0 3.3 2 0 0 0 1.000 5.41   0.0
1955 35 NOR HL SS 152 150 1313.3 190 445 18 84 .972 4.35   6.8
  SS 1643 1564 13973.6 1870 4370 183 836 .972 4.02   80.5
  2B 13 0 30.3 9 11 1 4 .952 5.93   0.2
  3B 4 3 30.0 2 10 2 2 .857 3.60   0.2
  CF 1 0 3.3 2 0 0 0 1.000 5.41   0.0
Career Totals   1661 1567 14037.3 1883 4391 186 842 .971 4.02   80.9
Career Highs   158 151 1348.3 209 445 26 85 .985 4.35    
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
1945 25 HIN SP 9 32 2 4 0 1 0 4 0 0 6 10 .125 .256 .188 .444
1946 26 HIN SP 3 12 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .083 .154 .167 .321
1947 27 HIN SP 4 17 4 4 1 0 2 5 0 0 1 2 .235 .278 .647 .925
1948 28 HIN SP 10 39 8 11 1 0 2 4 1 3 7 7 .282 .391 .462 .853
1949 29 HIN SP 4 14 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 1 3 5 .143 .294 .571 .866
1950 30 HIN SP 13 49 8 9 3 0 1 1 1 0 7 12 .184 .286 .306 .592
1951 31 HIN SP 5 18 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 4 5 .111 .273 .222 .495
1952 32 HIN SP 11 33 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 14 .121 .171 .121 .293
1953 33 HIN SP 15 53 9 10 3 0 2 10 1 2 11 18 .189 .323 .358 .682
1955 35 NOR HL 19 62 7 16 6 0 4 11 1 0 7 18 .258 .333 .548 .882
Career Post-Season Batting 93 329 44 63 17 1 13 42 5 6 49 93 .191 .295 .368 .663
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.
Games
1945-5-158
1947-4-159
Runs
1945-5-106
1947-4-109
1948-1-117
1950-7-95
1951-4-107
Triples
1945-9-10
Homeruns
1945-5-36
1947-6-34
1948-3-41
1950-6-33
1951-9-31
CAR-24-304
RBIs
1945-3-113
Caught Stealing
1945-9-10
1954-3-14
Walks
1945-1-123
1946-8-87
1947-1-111
1948-3-106
1949-5-103
1950-8-87
1951-4-89
1952-5-90
1954-2-82
1955-9-66
CAR-8-1010
Strikeouts
1945-8-126
1946-10-124
1947-7-140
1948-4-147
1950-3-150
1954-4-161
1955-7-159
CAR-12-1538
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 7    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 62    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 38    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 3rd round, 64th overall pick, by Hinsdale in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/5/1945, off Joseph Strouth (TF)
Hit first career homerun on 4/12/1945, off Robert Westover (RW)
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 9/1/1945, hitting .429 with 4 HR, 10 RBI
Injured on 7/24/1946 with a Inflamed Tricep Muscle, out for 2 weeks
Injured on 4/26/1949 with a Inflamed Groin Muscle, out for one week
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1951, hitting .400 with 3 HR, 7 RBI
Was selected to the 1951 Allstar game
Won Kennel Cup with Hinsdale in 1953
Signed as a free agent by Northampton on 2/4/1955 to a 2-year deal worth $4,000,000 per year
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1955