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Full Name: Andrew Arthur Carey Primary Position: 3B
Height/Weight: 6' 1.5"/190 First Game: May 2, 1952
Birthdate: October 18, 1931 Final Game: October 2, 1962
Birthplace: Oakland, California MLB Experience: 11 years
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Andy Carey (born October 18, 1931 in Oakland, California) is a former major league third baseman for the New York Yankees (1952–1960), and 4 other major league teams from 1960 to 1962. He batted and threw right-handed.

Carey ended his career on September 30, 1962 with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In an 11-year career, he had a .260 batting average, with 64 home runs, and 350 RBI's. He had 741 career hits. Carey led the league in triples in 1955 with 11. He finished his career with 38 triples.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1952 NY A 16 40 6 6 0 1 .150 .209 .150 0 0 3 10 0 2 0 0 2
1953 NY A 51 81 14 26 4 8 .321 .389 .531 5 0 9 12 0 1 2 0 1
1954 NY A 122 411 60 124 8 65 .302 .373 .423 14 6 43 38 7 5 5 0 15
1955 NY A 135 510 73 131 7 47 .257 .313 .378 19 11 44 51 1 8 3 6 11
1956 NY A 132 422 54 100 7 50 .237 .310 .339 18 2 45 53 2 6 9 4 9
1957 NY A 85 247 30 63 6 33 .255 .309 .393 6 5 15 42 5 4 2 3 7
1958 NY A 102 315 39 90 12 45 .286 .363 .486 19 4 34 43 6 7 1 4 5
1959 NY A 41 101 11 26 3 9 .257 .306 .356 1 0 7 17 0 1 1 0 4
1960 NY A 4 3 1 1 0 1 .333 .333 .333 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1960 KC A 102 343 30 80 12 53 .233 .287 .402 14 4 26 52 1 3 0 0 16
1960 TOT A 106 346 31 81 12 54 .234 .287 .402 14 4 26 53 1 3 0 0 16
1961 KC A 39 123 20 30 3 11 .244 .336 .398 6 2 15 23 2 2 0 0 3
1961 CHI A 56 143 21 38 0 14 .266 .323 .392 12 3 11 24 2 4 0 0 1
1961 TOT A 95 266 41 68 3 25 .256 .329 .395 18 5 26 47 4 6 0 0 4
1962 LA N 53 111 12 26 2 13 .234 .333 .351 5 1 16 23 1 1 0 1 1
Total NL 53 111 12 26 2 13 .234 .333 .351 5 1 16 23 1 1 0 1 1
Total AL 885 2739 359 715 62 337 .261 .326 .398 114 37 252 366 26 43 23 17 74
Total 938 2850 371 741 64 350 .260 .327 .396 119 38 268 389 27 44 23 18 75

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1952 NY A 3B 14 0 0 11 21 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .889
1952 NY A SS 1 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
1953 NY A 3B 40 0 0 29 55 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1953 NY A SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
1953 NY A 2B 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1954 NY A 3B 120 0 0 154 283 15 32 0 0 0 0 0 .967
1955 NY A 3B 135 0 0 154 301 22 37 0 0 0 0 0 .954
1956 NY A 3B 131 0 0 114 265 21 26 0 0 0 0 0 .947
1957 NY A 3B 81 69 617 66 147 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 .977
1958 NY A 3B 99 90 794 99 195 12 22 0 0 0 0 0 .961
1959 NY A 3B 34 23 239.2 39 48 8 10 0 0 0 0 0 .916
1960 NY A 3B 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1960 NY A LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1960 NY A OF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1960 KC A 3B 91 88 777.1 95 179 7 26 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1960 TOT A 3B 93 89 780.1 95 180 7 26 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1961 KC A 3B 39 35 310 32 70 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 .944
1961 CHI A 3B 54 38 359 26 73 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .961
1961 TOT A 3B 93 73 669 58 143 10 16 0 0 0 0 0 .953
1962 LA N 3B 42 26 270 28 54 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 .932
Total 3B 882 370 3370 847 1692 111 194 0 0 0 0 0 .958
Total SS 3 0 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .625
Total LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 2B 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total OF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Transactions

  • Signed as an amateur free agent by New York Yankees (1950).
  • Traded by New York Yankees to Kansas City Athletics in exchange for Bob Cerv (May 19, 1960).
  • Traded by Kansas City Athletics with Ray Herbert, Don Larsen and Al Pilarcik to Chicago White Sox in exchange for Bob Shaw, Gerry Staley, Wes Covington and Stan Johnson (June 10, 1961).
  • Traded by Chicago White Sox with Frank Barnes to Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Bob Sadowski and Taylor Phillips (December 15, 1961); Andy Carey refused to report to Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Phillies sent Lou Vassie and Chicago White Sox sent Cal McLish (March 24, 1962) to complete trade. Traded by Chicago White Sox to Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Ramon Conde and Jim Koranda (March 24, 1962).
  • Released by Los Angeles Dodgers (October 19, 1962).

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