Ron
Taul
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 205
 
Born: January 22, 1929 in Usa
 
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
1948 19 MC HL    
1949 20 MC HL    
1950 21 MC HL    
1951 22 MC HL    
1952 23 MC HL    
1953 24 MC HL    
1954 25 MC HL $ 300,000  
1955 26 MC HL $ 300,000  
1956 27 MC HL $ 300,000  
1957 28 MC HL $ 300,000  
1958 29 MC HL $ 377,143  
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OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 377,143  
                                             
  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 30 MC HL    
1961 32 RIT SP $ 712,000  
1962 33 RIT SP $ 712,000  
1963 34 RIT SP $ 4,000,000  
1964 35 RIT SP $ 4,000,000  
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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
1948 19 AA   27 111 14 24 2 0 1 6 3 1 7 29 .216 .263 .261 .524 7.6  
    A   77 254 31 59 7 0 7 20 6 0 12 64 .232 .267 .343 .609 24.1  
1949 20 A   137 465 52 120 23 1 8 46 2 1 29 107 .258 .302 .363 .665 49.9  
1950 21 A   137 541 60 135 25 0 9 62 5 3 47 122 .250 .310 .346 .655 58.4  
1951 22 A   134 508 60 144 23 0 10 76 13 9 43 115 .283 .339 .388 .727 65.6  
1952 23 A   138 538 71 167 28 0 11 89 10 11 45 110 .310 .364 .424 .787 78.0  
1953 24 AA   29 124 15 30 4 0 2 12 3 2 17 35 .242 .333 .323 .656 14.4  
    A   109 427 62 124 23 0 14 53 11 4 24 85 .290 .328 .443 .771 60.0  
1954 25 MC HL 11 36 4 10 3 0 2 8 0 0 1 9 .278 .316 .528 .844 5.8 1.2
    AAA   51 207 32 62 9 0 6 25 3 5 16 42 .300 .350 .430 .780 29.1  
    AA   66 273 36 76 18 0 6 32 7 1 20 52 .278 .328 .410 .738 36.4  
    A   18 63 9 20 4 0 1 9 3 1 8 16 .317 .394 .429 .823 10.6  
1955 26 MC HL 107 326 28 77 13 2 4 36 4 0 20 45 .236 .284 .325 .609 30.9 3.2
    AAA   44 182 36 60 14 0 9 27 2 3 16 37 .330 .384 .555 .939 34.7  
1956 27 MC HL 104 262 27 61 11 5 0 21 4 3 19 43 .233 .286 .313 .599 22.3 1.7
    AAA   29 112 18 45 5 0 0 10 6 1 14 11 .402 .468 .446 .915 22.7  
1957 28 MC HL 137 318 37 85 20 4 3 44 1 0 17 28 .267 .303 .384 .687 33.7 3.7
1958 29 MC HL 100 165 25 42 13 1 1 16 1 0 12 7 .255 .304 .364 .668 18.1 2.2
1959 30 MC HL 28 64 9 15 3 0 0 5 0 0 7 1 .234 .310 .281 .591 5.8 0.4
    AAA   94 348 95 134 15 2 18 64 31 11 58 13 .385 .473 .595 1.068 89.5  
1961 32 RIT SP 143 333 49 89 4 1 10 39 10 11 38 9 .267 .342 .375 .718 41.0 5.7
    AAA   1 4 2 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750 1.7  
1962 33 RIT SP 153 561 105 191 26 1 17 79 18 19 54 17 .340 .397 .481 .878 97.7 18.2
1963 34 RIT SP 117 213 42 74 5 1 8 42 6 7 21 5 .347 .409 .493 .902 38.5 8.3
1964 35 RIT SP 148 505 65 141 13 2 10 67 2 1 44 35 .279 .336 .372 .709 59.5 9.1
10 Years Sim 1048 2783 391 785 111 17 55 357 46 41 233 199 .282 .338 .393 .731 353.3 53.8
5 Years AAA 219 853 183 303 43 2 34 129 42 20 104 103 .355 .423 .530 .953 177.7  
3 Years AA 122 508 65 130 24 0 9 50 13 4 44 116 .256 .316 .356 .672 58.5  
7 Years A 750 2796 345 769 133 1 60 355 50 29 208 619 .275 .324 .388 .712 346.5  
15 Years Minors 1091 4157 593 1202 200 3 103 534 105 53 356 838 .289 .344 .413 .757 582.7  
162 Game Average 430 60 121 17 2 8 55 7 6 36 30 .282 .338 .393 .731 54.6  
Career Highs 153 561 105 191 26 5 17 79 18 19 54 45 .347 .409 .528 .902 97.7  
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   1984 269 544 70 12 33 231 33 31 145 140 .274 .324 .371 .696 232.0
vs LH   799 122 241 41 5 22 126 13 10 88 59 .302 .371 .448 .819 128.4
Home 533 1415 171 389 57 6 30 182 24 21 115 118 .275 .330 .387 .717 176.7
Away 515 1368 220 396 54 11 25 175 22 20 118 81 .289 .346 .400 .746 183.7
RISP   686 0 201 26 3 16 294 0 0 63 44 .293 .345 .410 .754 97.7
Pinch Hitting   313 48 78 11 1 4 42 3 3 22 22 .249 .297 .329 .626 30.2
Close/Late   364 53 103 18 1 5 55 0 0 27 34 .283 .330 .379 .709 44.8
Mar/Apr 136 261 45 81 12 3 9 44 7 7 21 23 .310 .363 .483 .846 42.1
May 157 406 55 117 13 2 9 56 9 8 28 28 .288 .333 .397 .730 51.7
June 187 492 82 136 21 2 8 57 8 9 54 30 .276 .349 .376 .725 64.0
July 177 501 72 125 20 5 10 69 8 6 41 31 .250 .305 .369 .675 56.4
August 182 487 67 149 22 2 7 64 7 5 48 41 .306 .372 .402 .774 70.5
Sep/Oct 209 636 70 177 23 3 12 67 7 6 41 46 .278 .321 .381 .701 75.7
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
1954 25 MC HL 1B 8 8 58.0 57 5 0 3 1.000 9.62   0.1
    3B 4 3 15.0 2 3 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.1
1955 26 MC HL 3B 76 73 621.0 43 122 10 9 .943 2.39   1.2
    1B 12 8 79.0 95 2 3 3 .970 11.05   0.1
    SS 1 0 4.7 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.93   0.0
    2B 1 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
1956 27 MC HL 3B 61 53 470.0 32 115 0 9 1.000 2.81   0.9
    1B 8 5 50.0 52 5 0 5 1.000 10.26   0.1
1957 28 MC HL 3B 71 60 563.3 52 141 8 11 .960 3.08   1.9
    1B 8 5 50.7 48 4 0 1 1.000 9.24   0.1
1958 29 MC HL 3B 21 19 164.0 12 33 1 4 .978 2.47   0.3
    CF 9 9 80.0 19 0 1 0 .950 2.14   0.1
    1B 2 2 17.0 23 2 0 3 1.000 13.24   0.0
    LF 1 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1959 30 MC HL 1B 18 16 128.0 146 6 1 10 .993 10.69   0.4
    3B 8 4 38.0 5 9 0 2 1.000 3.32   0.1
1961 32 RIT SP 3B 55 42 366.0 28 63 2 8 .978 2.24   1.0
    1B 36 32 266.7 256 21 1 18 .996 9.35   0.6
    SS 2 0 7.0 2 1 0 1 1.000 3.86   0.0
    LF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    CF 1 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00    
1962 33 RIT SP 3B 120 115 990.3 72 242 9 22 .972 2.85   2.5
    1B 27 26 194.7 210 21 4 17 .983 10.68   0.3
    SS 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1963 34 RIT SP 3B 53 37 337.7 16 81 5 6 .951 2.59   1.2
    1B 11 1 25.3 27 2 0 1 1.000 10.30   0.0
    2B 1 0 1.0 1 1 0 1 1.000 18.00   0.0
1964 35 RIT SP 3B 133 125 1106.7 63 249 12 21 .963 2.54   3.5
    1B 4 2 20.0 22 2 0 2 1.000 10.80   0.0
    RF 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
  3B 602 531 4672.0 325 1058 47 92 .967 2.66   12.5
  1B 134 105 889.3 936 70 9 63 .991 10.18   1.9
  CF 10 9 82.0 21 0 1 0 .955 2.30   0.1
  SS 4 0 13.7 2 2 0 1 1.000 2.64   0.0
  LF 2 0 7.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  2B 2 0 3.0 3 1 0 1 1.000 12.00   0.0
  RF 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
Career Totals   755 645 5669.0 1288 1131 57 157 .977 3.84   14.7
Career Highs   148 141 1187.0 288 263 13 39 1.000 9.00    
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
1963 34 RIT SP 4 19 3 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .316 .526 .842
1964 35 RIT SP 10 31 3 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 4 .226 .250 .323 .573
Career Post-Season Batting 14 50 6 13 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 4 .260 .275 .400 .675
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.
Batting Average
1962-8-.340
Runs
1962-7-105
Singles
1962-8-147
Caught Stealing
1962-9-19
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 7    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 23    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 37th round, 868th overall pick, by Twin Falls in 1945
Had first career hit on 10/2/1945, off Warren Villacorta (RED)
Hit first career homerun on 9/29/1954, off Joseph Bullivant (PB)
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Kingsbury on 7/26/1956
Released by Murray Creek on 9/21/1959
Signed as a free agent by Ritchford on 4/1/1961 to a 1-year deal worth $712,000 per year