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Al Dark

Alvin Ralph Dark
Born: January 7, 1922
Comanche, OK USA
Deceased: 2014
Easley, SC USA
Primary Position: SS
All Position(s) Played: P, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, RF, LF, OF, PH, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
College: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana State University
Career: 1946-1960
Minor League Statistics

Al Dark compiled a career batting average of .289 with 126 home runs and 757 RBI in his 1828-game career with the Boston Braves, New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Braves. He began playing during the 1946 season and last took the field during the 1960 campaign.


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Pitching:

Year Lg Team W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
1953NLNew York Giants0018.001100001.012211000005
Totals0018.001100001.012211000005

Batting:

Year Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1946NLBoston Braves1513130330010003.231.231.462.692600000
1948NLBoston Braves13757954385175396348402436.322.353.433.786235421000
1949NLBoston Braves13057252974146235353503143.276.317.355.6731881011100
1950NLNew York Giants154643587791643651667903960.279.331.440.7702581061100
1951NLNew York Giants15670064611419641714691274239.303.352.454.805293116600
1952NLNew York Giants151649589921772931473664739.301.357.431.788254105800
1953NLNew York Giants1556936471261944162388722834.300.335.488.8233161961200
1954NLNew York Giants154693644981892662070532740.293.325.446.7702871651250
1955NLNew York Giants11550847577134203945212232.282.319.394.71318755422
1956NLNew York Giants48222206195212021700813.252.279.340.6187051340
1956NLSt. Louis Cardinals10044241354118147437312133.286.320.383.70315892240
1957NLSt. Louis Cardinals14062558380169258464342956.290.326.381.70722274544
1958NLSt. Louis Cardinals18666471900150026.297.318.344.6622230000
1958NLChicago Cubs11450646454137164343112923.295.339.366.706170135261
1959NLChicago Cubs13654547760126229645115550.264.342.386.72818443739
1960NLPhiladelphia Phillies55221198294851314111914.242.315.323.6386452202
1960NLMilwaukee Braves5015214116426211800713.298.329.390.7195531032
Totals18287829721910642089358721267575927430534.289.333.411.744296913454953120


Fielding:

Year Lg Team Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
1946NLBoston BravesOF100.010001.0001.000
1946NLBoston BravesSS1200.051422.9051.583
1948NLBoston BravesSS13300.02533932566.9634.857
1949NLBoston Braves3B400.01810.9002.250
1949NLBoston BravesSS12500.02323872576.9614.952
1950NLNew York GiantsSS15400.028846530101.9624.890
1951NLNew York GiantsSS15600.029546545114.9444.872
1952NLNew York GiantsSS15000.032442327116.9654.980
1953NLNew York Giants2B2600.06872217.9865.385
1953NLNew York Giants3B800.0121735.9063.625
1953NLNew York GiantsOF1700.0261011.0001.588
1953NLNew York GiantsP100.00000.000
1953NLNew York GiantsSS11000.02193431979.9675.109
1954NLNew York GiantsSS1541541366.028948736105.9565.1135.039
1955NLNew York GiantsSS115114999.02133242170.9624.8384.670
1956NLSt. Louis CardinalsSS9999857.31782922066.9594.9344.747
1956NLNew York GiantsSS4848432.389132927.9614.6014.604
1957NLSt. Louis CardinalsSS1391341203.727641925105.9655.1975.000
1957NLSt. Louis Cardinals3B118.002001.0002.2502.000
1958NLChicago Cubs3B111111964.01072251824.9493.1002.991
1958NLSt. Louis CardinalsSS8864.0102326.9434.6414.125
1958NLSt. Louis Cardinals3B8551.041210.9412.8242.000
1959NLChicago Cubs3B1311211090.01112552020.9483.0222.794
1959NLChicago Cubs1B4427.026411.9681.0007.500
1959NLChicago CubsSS108.711001.0002.0772.000
1960NLPhiladelphia Phillies3B5348430.7578477.9532.9472.660
1960NLMilwaukee BravesOF2525203.046220.9602.1281.920
1960NLMilwaukee Braves1B10443.040214.9778.7914.200
1960NLMilwaukee Braves3B4117.022001.0002.1181.000
1960NLMilwaukee Braves2B305.00000.000.000
1960NLPhiladelphia Phillies1B102.010001.0004.5001.000
Totals18128777771.7317448543421012.9599.2974.430

Postseason - Batting:

Year Lg Team Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1948NLBoston BravesWS625242410000002.167.167.208.375510100
1951NLNew York GiantsWS6262451030140023.417.462.6671.1281610000
1954NLNew York GiantsWS419172700000011.412.444.412.856700100
Totals16706592140140036.323.353.431.7842820200

Postseason - Fielding:

Year Lg Team Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
1948NLBoston BravesWSSS6652.071231.8643.2883.167
1951NLNew York GiantsWSSS6652.01016041.0004.5004.333
1954NLNew York GiantsWSSS4437.071111.9474.3784.500
Totals1616141.0243946.9404.0213.938

Awards

1948 - NL Baseball Magazine All-Star SS




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