Dick Groat

Richard Morrow Groat
Born: November 4, 1930
Wilkinsburg, PA USA
Primary Position: SS
All Position(s) Played: 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, PH, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
College: Duke University
Career: 1952-1967
Minor League Statistics

Dick Groat compiled a career batting average of .286 with 39 home runs and 707 RBI in his 1929-game career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants. He began playing during the 1952 season and last took the field during the 1967 campaign.


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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
1952NLPittsburgh Pirates954153843810961129241927.284.319.313.6321201811100
1955NLPittsburgh Pirates15157252145139282451023826.267.317.351.66918320111111
1956NLPittsburgh Pirates14257552040142193037033525.273.317.321.6381671401733
1957NLPittsburgh Pirates12555150158158305754012728.315.350.437.7872191631461
1958NLPittsburgh Pirates15162258467175369366222332.300.328.408.735238214657
1959NLPittsburgh Pirates14764059374163227551023235.275.312.361.673214212942
1960NLPittsburgh Pirates13862957385186264250023935.325.371.394.766226741210
1961NLPittsburgh Pirates14864859671164256655044044.275.320.367.687219221740
1962NLPittsburgh Pirates16172367876199343261213161.294.325.361.686245143561
1963NLSt. Louis Cardinals158704631852014311673315658.319.377.450.827284186742
1964NLSt. Louis Cardinals16169663670186356170234442.292.335.371.706236150973
1965NLSt. Louis Cardinals15365558755149265052115650.254.316.315.632185111472
1966NLPhiladelphia Phillies15564058458152214253214038.260.311.320.631187205746
1967NLPhiladelphia Phillies1031263300010044.115.233.115.349300100
1967NLSan Francisco Giants34787041211040067.171.237.214.4511530201
Totals192981797484829213835267397071427490512.286.330.366.6962741220311225239


Fielding:

Year Lg Team Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
1952NLPittsburgh PiratesSS9400.02292722561.9525.330
1955NLPittsburgh PiratesSS1491481287.733045032107.9615.4525.235
1956NLPittsburgh PiratesSS1411361205.02874203474.9545.2805.014
1956NLPittsburgh Pirates3B2214.014011.0003.2142.500
1957NLPittsburgh PiratesSS1231221080.02263802074.9685.0504.927
1957NLPittsburgh Pirates3B2219.00510.8332.3682.500
1958NLPittsburgh PiratesSS1491491322.030746120127.9755.2285.154
1959NLPittsburgh PiratesSS1451451302.03014732997.9645.3505.338
1960NLPittsburgh PiratesSS1361361207.32374432492.9665.0695.000
1961NLPittsburgh PiratesSS1441431255.723547332117.9575.0754.917
1961NLPittsburgh Pirates3B119.021001.0003.0003.000
1962NLPittsburgh PiratesSS1611611430.331452138126.9565.2545.186
1963NLSt. Louis CardinalsSS1581571366.32574482691.9644.6444.462
1964NLSt. Louis CardinalsSS1601601373.02494994091.9494.9034.675
1965NLSt. Louis CardinalsSS1481441281.02424502786.9624.8624.676
1965NLSt. Louis Cardinals3B2326.005011.0001.7312.500
1966NLPhiladelphia PhilliesSS1391331184.02604541979.9745.4275.137
1966NLPhiladelphia Phillies3B2019146.0183712.9823.3902.750
1966NLPhiladelphia Phillies1B100.00000.000
1967NLSan Francisco GiantsSS2414142.71844610.9123.9112.583
1967NLPhiladelphia PhilliesSS6651.0132325.9476.3536.000
1967NLSan Francisco Giants2B101.001001.0009.0001.000
Totals1906178115703.0352658643761241.9615.3824.927

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
1960NLPittsburgh PiratesWS728283620020001.214.214.286.500810000
1964NLSt. Louis CardinalsWS730263511010043.192.300.308.608800000
Totals14585461131030044.204.259.296.5551610000

Postseason - Fielding:

Year Lg Team Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
1960NLPittsburgh PiratesWSSS7758.0121222.9233.7243.429
1964NLSt. Louis CardinalsWSSS7763.0111626.9313.8573.857
Totals1414121.0232848.9273.7933.643

Awards

1960 - NL TSN Player of the Year
1960 - NL Most Valuable Player
1963 - NL TSN All-Star SS
1964 - NL TSN All-Star SS




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