Joseph
Townsley
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 205
 
Born: August 30, 1926 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1949   
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 18 WAS HL    
1946 19 WAS HL    
1947 20 WAS HL    
1948 21 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1949 22 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1950 23 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1951 24 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1952 25 WAS HL $ 1,282,500  
1953 26 WAS HL $ 1,343,571  
1954 27 WAS HL $ 1,343,571  
1955 28 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1956 29 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1957 30 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1958 31 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 2,500,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 32 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1960 33 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1961 34 GRE HL $ 4,000,000  
1962 35 GRE HL $ 4,000,000  
1963 36 COT HL $ 2,000,000  
1964 37 COT HL $ 2,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,000,000  
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 18 WAS HL    
1946 19 WAS HL    
1947 20 WAS HL    
1948 21 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1949 22 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1950 23 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1951 24 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1952 25 WAS HL $ 1,282,500  
1953 26 WAS HL $ 1,343,571  
1954 27 WAS HL $ 1,343,571  
1955 28 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1956 29 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1957 30 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1958 31 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 2,500,000  
                                             
  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 32 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1960 33 WAS HL $ 2,500,000  
1961 34 GRE HL $ 4,000,000  
1962 35 GRE HL $ 4,000,000  
1963 36 COT HL $ 2,000,000  
1964 37 COT HL $ 2,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,000,000  
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 18 A   0 7 .000 51 0 0 0 4 48.3 50 21 8 11 40 3.91 .267 .308 .471 .779  
1946 19 AA   1 3 .250 25 0 0 0 0 37.3 40 17 4 8 32 4.10 .272 .310 .395 .704  
1947 20 AA   4 4 .500 29 0 0 0 1 39.7 26 10 2 10 43 2.27 .187 .242 .302 .544  
1948 21 AAA   1 3 .250 21 2 0 0 0 21.3 34 16 4 5 41 6.75 .354 .386 .594 .980  
    AA   0 2 .000 15 0 0 0 0 12.3 16 13 3 5 20 9.49 .314 .375 .569 .944  
1949 22 WAS HL 1 2 .333 32 0 0 0 1 40.0 28 9 5 9 48 2.03 .203 .260 .384 .644 4.8
    AAA   2 1 .667 27 2 0 0 1 29.0 21 9 4 12 49 2.79 .204 .287 .379 .666  
1950 23 WAS HL 9 1 .900 57 0 0 0 2 62.7 40 15 8 15 62 2.15 .183 .254 .321 .575 8.5
1951 24 WAS HL 5 2 .714 55 0 0 0 2 65.0 62 24 7 20 58 3.32 .252 .315 .398 .713 5.7
1952 25 WAS HL 1 1 .500 62 3 0 0 4 81.7 86 51 9 42 87 5.62 .266 .351 .427 .779 1.5
1953 26 WAS HL 3 3 .500 62 0 0 0 4 65.3 46 21 2 31 66 2.89 .192 .296 .280 .576 7.0
1954 27 WAS HL 3 2 .600 72 0 0 0 2 93.7 92 37 3 32 90 3.56 .256 .320 .347 .667 6.8
1955 28 WAS HL 1 2 .333 76 0 0 0 4 81.0 84 30 4 23 61 3.33 .275 .331 .392 .723 6.6
1956 29 WAS HL 8 4 .667 86 0 0 0 2 88.0 76 24 3 16 80 2.45 .231 .276 .313 .589 11.7
1957 30 WAS HL 6 4 .600 92 1 0 0 5 102.3 96 33 9 25 102 2.90 .252 .307 .367 .674 11.8
1958 31 WAS HL 9 5 .643 100 1 0 0 2 104.0 88 38 6 36 105 3.29 .228 .306 .350 .655 11.5
1959 32 WAS HL 4 3 .571 71 0 0 0 5 63.7 54 23 5 32 52 3.25 .238 .342 .370 .712 8.1
1960 33 WAS HL 6 4 .600 89 1 0 0 3 96.0 76 37 8 53 81 3.47 .226 .342 .347 .689 10.2
1961 34 GRE HL 1 7 .125 65 2 0 0 5 75.3 90 35 4 31 61 4.18 .280 .348 .374 .722 2.9
1962 35 GRE HL 11 3 .786 83 0 0 0 4 94.3 91 30 5 31 75 2.86 .249 .315 .359 .674 13.2
1963 36 COT HL 3 5 .375 76 12 0 0 3 110.7 128 69 8 43 83 5.61 .293 .357 .428 .785 3.7
1964 37 COT HL 0 0 .000 43 0 0 0 1 49.0 48 21 5 20 26 3.86 .258 .333 .376 .710 3.5
16 Years Sim 71 48 .597 1121 20 0 0 49 1272.6 1185 497 91 459 1137 3.51 .247 .320 .366 .686 117.4
2 Years AAA 3 4 .429 48 4 0 0 1 50.3 55 25 8 17 90 4.47 .276 .333 .482 .816  
3 Years AA 5 9 .357 69 0 0 0 1 89.3 82 40 9 23 95 4.03 .243 .292 .383 .674  
1 Years A 0 7 .000 51 0 0 0 4 48.3 50 21 8 11 40 3.91 .267 .308 .471 .779  
6 Years Minors 8 20 .286 168 4 0 0 6 188.0 187 86 25 51 225 4.12 .259 .307 .433 .740  
Season Average 4 3 .571 70 1 0 0 3 79.5 74 31 5 28 71 3.51 .247 .320 .366 .686  
Career Highs 11 7 .900 100 12 0 0 5 110.7 128 69 9 53 105 5.62 .293 .357 .428 .785  
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   651 278 46 262 650   .238 .305 .347 .652
vs LH   534 219 45 197 487   .258 .323 .392 .715
Home 37 17 .685 571 14 0 0 20 681.6 638 267 51 243 618 3.53 .246 .311 .360 .671
Away 34 31 .523 550 6 0 0 29 590.9 547 230 40 216 519 3.50 .248 .315 .373 .688
Mar/Apr 4 8 .333 146 7 0 0 8 164.3 183 91 15 63 141 4.99 .281 .344 .419 .763
May 12 5 .706 185 6 0 0 9 227.3 199 61 13 71 189 2.42 .235 .294 .328 .622
June 18 6 .750 186 2 0 0 9 200.6 186 82 17 71 194 3.68 .250 .316 .393 .709
July 10 7 .588 184 1 0 0 6 202.3 186 83 16 83 171 3.69 .244 .318 .364 .682
August 11 10 .524 213 1 0 0 11 232.0 205 78 10 85 222 3.03 .237 .306 .345 .650
Sep/Oct 16 12 .571 207 3 0 0 6 246.0 226 102 20 86 220 3.73 .243 .307 .365 .672
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 WAS HL 32 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
1950 23 WAS HL 57 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
1951 24 WAS HL 55 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5 0.0
1952 25 WAS HL 62 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 -0.1 0.0
1953 26 WAS HL 62 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
1954 27 WAS HL 72 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.4 0.0
1955 28 WAS HL 76 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
1956 29 WAS HL 86 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
1957 30 WAS HL 92 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .400 .400 .600 1.000 0.9 0.2
1958 31 WAS HL 100 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.1 0.0
1959 32 WAS HL 71 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000 0.3 0.0
1960 33 WAS HL 89 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
1961 34 GRE HL 65 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600 0.4 0.0
1962 35 GRE HL 83 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1963 36 COT HL 75 10 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .300 .364 .500 .864 1.7 0.4
1964 37 COT HL 43 7 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.0 0.0
16 Years Sim 1120 60 3 7 4 0 0 5 0 0 5 26 .117 .182 .183 .365 1.6 0.6
162 Game Average 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .117 .182 .183 .365 0.2  
Career Highs 100 10 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .400 1.000 .600 1.000 1.7  
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   42 1 6 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 18 .143 .163 .214 .377 0.5
vs LH   18 2 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 8 .056 .217 .111 .329 0.4
Home 417 28 2 4 2 0 0 5 0 0 4 10 .143 .242 .214 .457 1.5
Away 461 32 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 16 .094 .121 .156 .277 -0.5
RISP   17 0 2 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 7 .118 .200 .176 .376 0.5
Close/Late   19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .050 .000 .050 -1.5
Mar/Apr 56 11 0 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .273 .273 .545 .818 1.4
May 116 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 .077 .188 .077 .264 0.0
June 64 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .125 .000 .125 -0.3
July 81 8 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .125 .222 .125 .347 0.2
August 118 11 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .182 .182 .273 .455 0.4
Sep/Oct 62 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .091 .000 .091 -0.6
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1949 22 WAS HL P 32 0 40.0 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.45    
1950 23 WAS HL P 57 0 62.7 2 6 0 0 1.000 1.15    
1951 24 WAS HL P 55 0 65.0 2 6 0 0 1.000 1.11    
1952 25 WAS HL P 62 3 81.7 7 8 2 0 .882 1.65    
1953 26 WAS HL P 62 0 65.3 4 5 0 0 1.000 1.24    
1954 27 WAS HL P 72 0 93.7 7 14 0 2 1.000 2.02    
1955 28 WAS HL P 76 0 81.0 6 16 0 3 1.000 2.44    
1956 29 WAS HL P 86 0 88.0 3 15 1 0 .947 1.84    
1957 30 WAS HL P 92 1 102.3 6 16 0 2 1.000 1.93    
1958 31 WAS HL P 100 1 104.0 4 17 1 1 .955 1.82    
1959 32 WAS HL P 71 0 63.7 2 11 0 2 1.000 1.84    
1960 33 WAS HL P 89 1 96.0 3 18 1 1 .955 1.97    
1961 34 GRE HL P 65 2 75.3 1 9 1 0 .909 1.19    
1962 35 GRE HL P 83 0 94.3 7 15 1 1 .957 2.10    
1963 36 COT HL P 75 12 110.7 5 12 0 1 1.000 1.38    
1964 37 COT HL P 43 0 49.0 4 3 0 0 1.000 1.29    
Career Totals   1120 20 1272.6 63 173 7 14 .971 1.67    
Career Highs   100 12 110.7 7 18 2 3 1.000 2.44    
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
1949 22 WAS HL 1 0 1.000 7 0 0 0 0 7.3 7 1 2 1 11 1.23 .233 .258 .467 .725
1954 27 WAS HL 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 3.3 2 0 0 1 3 0.00 .167 .231 .250 .481
1955 28 WAS HL 0 1 .000 2 0 0 0 0 2.7 3 2 1 0 1 6.77 .273 .273 .545 .818
1956 29 WAS HL 0 1 .000 3 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 2 1 6 6 3.60 .222 .417 .500 .917
1957 30 WAS HL 0 1 .000 3 0 0 0 0 3.7 2 1 0 1 2 2.46 .182 .250 .182 .432
1960 33 WAS HL 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 1.3 0 0 0 1 1 0.00 .000 .200 .000 .200
1962 35 GRE HL 0 0 .000 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 .000 .000 .000 .000
1964 37 COT HL 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Pitching 1 3 .250 20 0 0 0 0 25.3 18 6 4 10 25 2.13 .194 .272 .366 .637
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
1954 27 WAS HL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Winning Pct
CAR-40-.597
Games Pitched
1956-7-86
1957-5-92
1958-1-100
CAR-8-1121
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 1    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 3    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 25    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 45th round, 1062nd overall pick, by Washburn in 1945
Earned first career win on 7/20/1949
Won Kennel Cup with Washburn in 1949
Had first career hit (double) on 8/25/1957, off Ray Ramsey (SB)
Injured on 9/9/1959 with a Strained Tricep Muscle, out for 7 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Greenwood on 2/5/1961 to a 2-year deal worth $4,000,000 per year
Injured on 6/16/1961 with a Ruptured Elbow Ligament, out for 3 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Cottonwood on 2/3/1963 to a 2-year deal worth $6,000,000 per year
Injured on 8/10/1964 with a Torn Bicep Muscle, out for 6 weeks