David
Waller
 
Nickname: Jem
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 180
 
Born: April 11, 1935 in Hinsdale
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 1960    1961    1962    1964   
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
1954 19 JEN HL    
1955 20 JEN HL    
1956 21 JEN HL    
1957 22 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1958 23 JEN HL $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 300,000  
                                             
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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 24 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1960 25 JEN HL $ 300,000  
1961 26 JEN HL $ 3,078,572  
1962 27 JEN HL $ 3,078,572  
1963 28 JEN HL $ 4,000,000  
1964 29 JEN HL $ 4,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,000,000  
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
1954 19 A   84 366 34 89 13 1 8 38 0 1 24 82 .243 .290 .350 .639 36.7  
1955 20 A   138 588 71 170 27 0 14 79 5 2 43 112 .289 .338 .406 .744 78.9  
1956 21 AAA   42 162 18 43 13 0 3 15 0 1 16 24 .265 .331 .401 .733 20.9  
    AA   70 268 35 76 14 0 12 38 0 1 32 32 .284 .360 .470 .830 44.5  
    A   26 98 7 33 7 0 1 9 1 2 15 13 .337 .425 .439 .864 17.4  
1957 22 JEN HL 34 64 5 16 5 1 1 8 0 0 4 12 .250 .300 .406 .706 7.9 0.9
    AAA   96 395 58 120 31 0 8 63 1 1 30 64 .304 .353 .443 .796 58.0  
1958 23 JEN HL 53 123 12 31 8 0 3 28 0 0 5 19 .252 .282 .390 .673 13.7 1.4
    AAA   70 285 54 111 21 0 18 59 0 0 29 29 .389 .446 .653 1.098 70.2  
1959 24 JEN HL 152 523 69 155 31 1 20 80 0 0 35 38 .296 .342 .474 .816 75.4 11.8
1960 25 JEN HL 151 495 79 148 34 0 28 114 0 0 31 20 .299 .341 .537 .878 83.2 15.8
1961 26 JEN HL 157 591 96 166 45 1 25 111 0 0 38 14 .281 .323 .487 .810 86.4 15.6
1962 27 JEN HL 156 585 101 192 47 0 36 149 3 0 39 18 .328 .368 .593 .961 118.9 23.5
1963 28 JEN HL 146 431 61 105 20 0 20 76 1 0 31 14 .244 .295 .429 .724 53.2 6.9
1964 29 JEN HL 155 534 82 152 32 1 33 116 1 0 37 51 .285 .331 .534 .865 91.3 18.4
8 Years Sim 1004 3346 505 965 222 4 166 682 5 0 220 186 .288 .332 .506 .838 529.8 94.3
3 Years AAA 208 842 130 274 65 0 29 137 1 2 75 117 .325 .378 .506 .884 149.1  
1 Years AA 70 268 35 76 14 0 12 38 0 1 32 32 .284 .360 .470 .830 44.5  
3 Years A 248 1052 112 292 47 1 23 126 6 5 82 207 .278 .329 .390 .719 132.9  
7 Years Minors 526 2162 277 642 126 1 64 301 7 8 189 356 .297 .352 .445 .797 326.5  
162 Game Average 539 81 155 35 0 26 110 0 0 35 30 .288 .332 .506 .838 85.5  
Career Highs 157 591 101 192 47 1 36 149 3 0 39 51 .328 .368 .593 .961 118.9  
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   2239 316 639 158 2 92 433 3 0 134 131 .285 .326 .481 .807 334.3
vs LH   1107 189 326 64 2 74 249 2 0 86 55 .294 .346 .556 .902 202.3
Home 496 1604 223 444 112 0 68 301 3 0 106 93 .277 .324 .474 .797 235.8
Away 508 1742 282 521 110 4 98 381 2 0 114 93 .299 .340 .536 .876 300.9
RISP   1036 0 322 67 0 59 514 0 0 93 55 .311 .359 .546 .905 194.3
Pinch Hitting   171 17 43 7 0 5 30 0 0 6 10 .251 .278 .380 .658 17.5
Close/Late   424 39 113 33 0 15 67 0 0 23 27 .267 .304 .450 .755 55.8
Mar/Apr 130 493 71 142 31 0 27 111 1 0 30 25 .288 .329 .515 .844 79.9
May 146 491 79 146 31 0 21 86 0 0 30 30 .297 .342 .489 .830 76.6
June 174 599 92 184 51 2 29 120 1 0 31 27 .307 .346 .544 .890 102.4
July 165 528 77 146 30 1 26 118 1 0 39 22 .277 .322 .485 .807 81.3
August 187 619 98 176 44 0 30 122 1 0 46 46 .284 .332 .501 .833 99.2
Sep/Oct 202 616 88 171 35 1 33 125 1 0 44 36 .278 .324 .498 .822 97.2
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
1957 22 JEN HL LF 12 12 96.0 17 0 0 0 1.000 1.59   0.3
    1B 9 2 38.7 34 5 0 2 1.000 9.08   0.1
    RF 1 1 8.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1958 23 JEN HL 1B 33 30 252.0 295 17 2 27 .994 11.14   0.3
    LF 3 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60   0.0
1959 24 JEN HL LF 114 109 944.0 179 2 6 0 .968 1.73   2.0
    1B 28 15 161.0 164 23 2 8 .989 10.45   0.3
    3B 8 8 69.0 3 8 2 0 .846 1.43   0.1
    SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1960 25 JEN HL 1B 113 90 863.3 874 64 2 56 .998 9.78   1.9
    LF 21 21 184.3 41 0 1 0 .976 2.00   0.5
1961 26 JEN HL 1B 147 145 1294.0 1458 88 10 103 .994 10.75   3.0
    LF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1962 27 JEN HL 1B 150 145 1281.0 1445 115 11 122 .993 10.96   1.6
    LF 2 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25   0.0
1963 28 JEN HL 1B 119 100 908.3 1028 86 12 99 .989 11.04   1.4
    LF 6 0 13.7 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.66   0.0
1964 29 JEN HL LF 80 77 670.0 136 4 5 1 .966 1.88   0.6
    1B 61 50 467.0 558 42 4 40 .993 11.56   1.0
  1B 660 577 5265.3 5856 440 43 457 .993 10.76   9.6
  LF 239 219 1919.0 377 6 12 1 .970 1.80   3.5
  3B 8 8 69.0 3 8 2 0 .846 1.43   0.1
  RF 1 1 8.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
  SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   909 805 7262.3 6236 454 57 458 .992 8.29   13.1
Career Highs   152 145 1296.0 1458 115 12 122 1.000 11.00    
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
1959 24 JEN HL 4 16 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .188 .188 .250 .438
1960 25 JEN HL 9 35 6 10 2 0 2 7 0 0 3 1 .286 .342 .514 .856
1961 26 JEN HL 5 21 2 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .381 .714
1962 27 JEN HL 5 16 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .375 .412 .500 .912
1963 28 JEN HL 9 20 4 6 0 0 3 9 0 0 3 0 .300 .360 .750 1.110
1964 29 JEN HL 8 35 5 7 0 0 2 9 0 0 2 5 .200 .237 .371 .608
Career Post-Season Batting 40 143 20 39 6 0 7 27 0 0 9 11 .273 .310 .462 .771
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.
Slugging Pct
1960-9-.537
1962-3-.593
1964-7-.534
CAR-36-.506
OPS
1962-4-.961
1964-10-.865
XR
1962-4-118.9
Games
1961-4-157
Total Bases
1961-10-288
1962-3-347
Doubles
1961-4-45
1962-8-47
Homeruns
1960-9-28
1962-3-36
1964-6-33
RBIs
1960-3-114
1961-4-111
1962-2-149
1964-5-116
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 42    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 22    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 2nd round, 30th overall pick, by Jenton in 1954
Had first career hit (triple) on 7/11/1957, off Ruben Popham (MC)
Hit first career homerun on 9/18/1957, off Mark Likens (PB)
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Point Breeze on 8/10/1959
Drove in 7 runs against Kingsbury on 7/9/1960
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Hit 3 homeruns against Greenwood, driving in 3 runs on 8/29/1960
Won Player of the Week award on 8/32/1960, hitting .357 with 6 HR, 13 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Northampton on 9/22/1960
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1962 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/23/1962, hitting .433 with 5 HR, 14 RBI
1/26/1963: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,614,286 through salary arbitration
Was selected to the 1964 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Cottonwood on 10/10/1964
10/26/1964: Signed a contract extension with Jenton, $8,000,000 per year, for 2 years