Donald
Yarbrough
 
Nickname: The Sandman
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: January 9, 1926 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
1945 19 NOR HL    
1946 20 NOR HL    
1947 21 NOR HL $ 300,000  
1948 22 NOR HL $ 300,000  
1949 23 NOR HL $ 300,000  
1950 24 NOR HL $ 4,275,000  
1951 25 NOR HL $ 4,885,715  
1952 26 NOR HL $ 8,000,000  
1953 27 NOR HL $ 8,000,000  
1954 28 NOR HL $ 8,000,000  
1955 29 NOR HL $ 8,000,000  
1956 30 NOR HL $ 8,000,000  
1957 31 NOR HL $ 8,000,000  
1958 32 NOR HL $ 9,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 9,000,000  
                                             
  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 33 NOR HL $ 9,000,000  
1960 34 NOR HL $ 9,000,000  
1961 35 NOR HL $ 9,000,000  
1962 36 SP SP $ 1,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 1,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 9,000,000  
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
1945 19 A   127 497 86 159 14 5 12 56 28 7 50 71 .320 .382 .441 .823 83.9  
1946 20 AA   47 193 25 49 15 2 2 27 10 2 11 23 .254 .294 .383 .678 21.8  
    A   33 125 18 40 3 0 3 10 7 2 17 14 .320 .401 .416 .817 21.7  
1947 21 NOR HL 35 31 3 6 0 0 0 4 3 0 3 6 .194 .265 .194 .458 2.2 0.0
    AA   101 387 56 121 24 1 8 41 21 8 39 41 .313 .376 .442 .817 62.8  
1948 22 NOR HL 132 416 75 121 14 5 6 37 32 11 19 45 .291 .326 .392 .718 52.1 7.4
1949 23 NOR HL 153 606 83 187 36 5 7 56 34 14 35 58 .309 .347 .419 .766 82.1 14.7
1950 24 NOR HL 156 593 78 182 30 8 5 49 47 18 53 51 .307 .364 .410 .774 86.1 14.7
1951 25 NOR HL 157 579 82 169 19 8 3 50 36 18 73 33 .292 .373 .368 .740 83.2 13.3
1952 26 NOR HL 121 447 68 154 27 7 3 53 24 15 68 12 .345 .430 .456 .886 83.5 17.0
1953 27 NOR HL 156 577 103 180 28 10 4 69 58 17 81 33 .312 .398 .416 .814 101.3 19.2
1954 28 NOR HL 157 593 111 181 27 23 18 80 57 19 90 32 .305 .397 .519 .916 124.8 27.8
1955 29 NOR HL 116 453 104 151 26 7 20 55 74 29 61 23 .333 .413 .554 .967 98.2 21.4
1956 30 NOR HL 157 578 98 173 23 14 25 89 56 19 74 63 .299 .380 .517 .898 111.3 23.6
1957 31 NOR HL 134 430 81 123 20 11 15 41 39 12 57 53 .286 .371 .488 .859 79.1 16.5
1958 32 NOR HL 144 434 87 116 19 6 20 71 21 15 74 53 .267 .372 .477 .849 79.4 13.7
1959 33 NOR HL 122 152 27 41 9 1 7 35 7 2 23 18 .270 .363 .480 .843 27.1 4.4
1960 34 NOR HL 139 394 67 96 27 1 5 43 17 5 54 65 .244 .334 .355 .689 49.9 7.0
1961 35 NOR HL 114 291 62 85 21 3 13 40 18 0 54 53 .292 .406 .519 .925 63.1 14.2
1962 36 SP SP 61 168 16 25 6 1 5 15 3 1 24 50 .149 .262 .286 .547 12.8 0.0
    AAA   31 82 17 23 4 1 8 19 1 0 20 18 .280 .422 .646 1.068 21.8  
16 Years Sim 2054 6742 1145 1990 332 110 156 787 526 195 843 648 .295 .374 .446 .821 1136.0 214.9
1 Years AAA 31 82 17 23 4 1 8 19 1 0 20 18 .280 .427 .646 1.074 21.8  
2 Years AA 148 580 81 170 39 3 10 68 31 10 50 64 .293 .351 .422 .773 84.6  
2 Years A 160 622 104 199 17 5 15 66 35 9 67 85 .320 .388 .436 .824 105.6  
5 Years Minors 339 1284 202 392 60 9 33 153 67 19 137 167 .305 .374 .443 .817 212.0  
162 Game Average 531 90 156 26 8 12 62 41 15 66 51 .295 .374 .446 .821 89.6  
Career Highs 157 606 111 187 36 23 25 89 74 29 90 65 .345 .430 .554 .967 124.8  
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   4600 809 1414 240 73 107 556 379 146 585 409 .307 .386 .461 .847 814.3
vs LH   2142 336 576 92 37 49 231 147 49 258 239 .269 .349 .415 .764 322.4
Home 1013 3271 556 962 131 64 68 364 253 92 402 335 .294 .373 .436 .808 539.4
Away 1041 3471 589 1028 201 46 88 423 273 103 441 313 .296 .376 .457 .832 597.4
RISP   1463 0 410 75 17 34 591 0 0 218 145 .280 .367 .424 .791 235.7
Pinch Hitting   292 54 84 19 4 11 66 13 3 38 34 .288 .366 .493 .859 53.0
Close/Late   837 131 233 37 19 19 96 0 0 110 87 .278 .363 .436 .799 132.2
Mar/Apr 292 976 152 304 54 16 21 117 83 30 112 82 .311 .383 .464 .848 171.2
May 352 1236 203 360 68 15 30 146 103 35 144 118 .291 .365 .443 .808 203.5
June 352 1227 202 345 62 24 32 140 95 34 173 141 .281 .371 .449 .820 209.5
July 283 962 162 290 51 17 13 104 69 23 121 104 .301 .380 .430 .810 159.3
August 363 1100 206 318 46 15 32 126 76 34 125 96 .289 .364 .445 .810 177.5
Sep/Oct 411 1241 220 373 51 23 28 154 100 39 168 107 .301 .383 .446 .830 215.8
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1947 21 NOR HL CF 12 4 58.0 12 1 1 0 .929 2.02 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    SS 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1948 22 NOR HL CF 108 87 823.7 239 6 3 3 .988 2.68 0 0 .000 0 3.4
    SS 1 0 5.0 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.80 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1949 23 NOR HL CF 134 130 1173.0 312 15 1 5 .997 2.51 0 0 .000 0 4.5
    RF 16 16 143.0 40 3 2 0 .956 2.71 0 0 .000 0  
1950 24 NOR HL CF 155 146 1339.7 397 12 2 2 .995 2.75 0 0 .000 0 6.1
    RF 1 0 5.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
1951 25 NOR HL CF 156 149 1348.3 330 11 5 6 .986 2.28 0 0 .000 0 4.3
1952 26 NOR HL CF 119 119 1064.3 317 8 1 5 .997 2.75 0 0 .000 0 4.0
    SS 1 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1953 27 NOR HL CF 155 148 1326.7 407 9 4 6 .990 2.82 0 0 .000 0 5.6
1954 28 NOR HL CF 154 146 1324.7 400 10 1 6 .998 2.79 0 0 .000 0 7.7
    C 1 1 9.0 10 0 0 0 1.000 10.00 2 0 .000 2 0.0
1955 29 NOR HL CF 116 112 1001.0 310 3 0 1 1.000 2.81 0 0 .000 0 5.2
1956 30 NOR HL CF 155 147 1329.3 395 13 4 5 .990 2.76 0 0 .000 0 5.9
1957 31 NOR HL CF 108 105 911.3 279 8 1 0 .997 2.83 0 0 .000 0 3.6
    2B 3 3 26.0 5 13 0 4 1.000 6.23 0 0 .000 0 0.2
1958 32 NOR HL CF 116 103 944.0 297 10 6 3 .981 2.93 0 0 .000 0 2.9
    2B 1 1 8.0 5 3 0 1 1.000 9.00 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
1959 33 NOR HL CF 21 19 164.0 49 2 0 0 1.000 2.80 0 0 .000 0 0.4
1960 34 NOR HL CF 94 93 803.0 218 2 4 0 .982 2.47 0 0 .000 0 2.2
1961 35 NOR HL CF 73 68 606.7 159 8 3 3 .982 2.48 0 0 .000 0 1.8
    LF 1 0 7.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
1962 36 SP SP CF 56 51 441.7 121 7 3 1 .977 2.61 0 0 .000 0 2.3
    RF 2 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 0 0 .000 0  
  CF 1732 1627 14659.3 4242 125 39 46 .991 2.68 0 0 .000 0 59.9
  RF 20 16 153.3 41 3 2 0 .957 2.58 0 0 .000 0  
  2B 4 4 34.0 10 16 0 5 1.000 6.88 0 0 .000 0 0.3
  SS 3 0 13.0 1 0 0 1 1.000 0.69 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  C 1 1 9.0 10 0 0 0 1.000 10.00 2 0 .000 2 0.0
  LF 1 0 7.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
Career Totals   1761 1648 14875.6 4304 144 41 52 .991 2.69 2 0 .000 2 60.2
Career Highs   156 149 1348.3 410 21 6 6 1.000 2.97 2 0 .000 2  
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
1947 21 NOR HL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1948 22 NOR HL 6 25 4 6 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 3 .240 .240 .520 .760
1949 23 NOR HL 10 40 2 12 2 0 0 4 2 1 2 4 .300 .333 .350 .683
1950 24 NOR HL 8 32 6 11 2 0 0 5 0 0 3 4 .344 .417 .406 .823
1951 25 NOR HL 9 35 2 10 3 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 .286 .342 .429 .771
1952 26 NOR HL 10 39 5 14 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 2 .359 .405 .359 .764
1953 27 NOR HL 12 50 8 14 3 1 0 6 4 2 3 5 .280 .345 .380 .725
1955 29 NOR HL 19 72 14 22 3 6 3 10 4 2 6 6 .306 .354 .639 .993
1956 30 NOR HL 4 18 4 6 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .350 .444 .794
1957 31 NOR HL 16 56 9 12 0 0 2 7 3 1 7 7 .214 .302 .321 .623
1958 32 NOR HL 5 16 0 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .375 .474 .438 .911
Career Post-Season Batting 99 384 54 113 16 10 6 43 21 6 26 33 .294 .350 .435 .785
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
1952-3-.345
1953-9-.312
1954-7-.305
1955-4-.333
On-Base Pct
1952-3-.430
1953-3-.398
1954-3-.397
1955-1-.413
1956-7-.380
CAR-49-.374
Slugging Pct
1954-9-.519
1955-7-.554
OPS
1954-7-.916
1955-3-.967
1956-8-.898
XR
1954-2-124.8
1956-9-111.3
CAR-29-1136.0
Games
1953-10-156
1954-6-157
1956-7-157
CAR-21-2054
At-Bats
1949-5-606
CAR-32-6742
Runs
1953-8-103
1954-1-111
1955-7-104
1956-7-98
CAR-21-1145
Hits
1949-10-187
1950-10-182
1953-7-180
1954-6-181
CAR-29-1990
Total Bases
1954-7-308
CAR-45-3010
Singles
1949-8-139
1950-5-139
1951-3-139
1953-2-138
1954-10-113
CAR-23-1392
Triples
1954-1-23
1956-2-14
CAR-9-110
Stolen Bases
1948-4-32
1949-3-34
1950-1-47
1951-1-36
1953-1-58
1954-2-57
1955-1-74
1956-5-56
1957-10-39
CAR-4-526
Caught Stealing
1948-2-11
1949-2-14
1950-2-18
1951-2-18
1952-3-15
1953-3-17
1954-1-19
1955-1-29
1956-4-19
1958-10-15
CAR-6-195
Walks
1953-4-81
1954-1-90
1956-2-74
1958-2-74
CAR-20-843
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 14    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 78    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 48    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 3rd round, 58th overall pick, by Northampton in 1945
Injured on 5/31/1945 with a Inflamed Thigh Muscle, out for one week
Injured on 6/15/1946 with a Broken Hand, out for 10 weeks
Had first career hit on 8/5/1947, off Peter Koster (GRE)
Hit first career homerun on 5/19/1948, off David Ventura (MC)
Had 6 hits with 0 RBI against St. Bernard on 7/18/1952
Was selected to the 1954 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 9/1/1954, hitting .483 with 2 HR, 5 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1955, hitting .625 with 2 HR, 6 RBI
Hit 3 homeruns against Cottonwood, driving in 5 runs on 5/29/1955
Won Player of the Week award on 6/2/1955, hitting .500 with 5 HR, 7 RBI
Drove in 7 runs against Jackson City on 4/20/1956
Injured on 7/16/1957 with a Dislocated Finger, out for one week
Injured on 6/22/1961 with a Strained Anterior Cruciate Ligament, out for 4-5 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Seneca Point on 3/2/1962 to a 1-year deal worth $1,700,000 per year
Injured on 8/13/1962 with a Bruised Ulna, out for 1-2 weeks