Fandom

ArmchairGM Wiki

Duke Snider

12,202pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Full Name: Edwin Donald Snider Primary Position: OF,CF,RF
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/179 First Game: April 17, 1947
Birthdate: September 19, 1926 Final Game: October 3, 1964
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California MLB Experience: 18 years
Bat/Throw: Left/Right
GoldstarGoldstarGoldstar

Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980


Biography

Duke Snider (Edwin Donald Snider) was born on September 19, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. He made his Major League debut on April 17, 1947 for the Brooklyn Dodgers. In 1948, his rookie year, he hit .244 with 5 home runs and 21 RBI. Snider played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets and San Francisco Giants over the course of his 18 year career.

Most people believe that Duke Snider's best season was 1953, when he slugged 42 home runs, hit for a .336 average and knocked in 126 runs.

One of a handful of players to hit 40 or more home runs in 5 consecutive seasons [1953-1957].

Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1980.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1947 BRO N 40 83 6 20 0 5 .241 .276 .301 3 1 3 24 1 2 2 0 0
1948 BRO N 53 160 22 39 5 21 .244 .297 .450 6 6 12 27 0 0 4 0 4
1949 BRO N 146 552 100 161 23 92 .292 .361 .493 28 7 56 92 4 3 12 0 8
1950 BRO N 152 620 109 199 31 107 .321 .379 .553 31 10 58 79 0 6 16 0 9
1951 BRO N 150 606 96 168 29 101 .277 .344 .483 26 6 62 97 0 4 14 0 23
1952 BRO N 144 534 80 162 21 92 .303 .368 .494 25 7 55 77 0 9 7 0 17
1953 BRO N 153 590 132 198 42 126 .336 .419 .627 38 4 82 90 3 5 16 0 10
1954 BRO N 149 584 120 199 40 130 .341 .423 .647 39 10 84 96 4 1 6 18 12
1955 BRO N 148 538 126 166 42 136 .309 .418 .628 34 6 104 87 1 4 9 19 9
1956 BRO N 151 542 112 158 43 101 .292 .399 .598 33 2 99 101 1 6 3 26 16
1957 BRO N 139 508 91 139 40 92 .274 .368 .587 25 7 77 104 1 3 3 12 17
1958 LA N 106 327 45 102 15 58 .312 .371 .505 12 3 32 49 1 1 2 4 11
1959 LA N 126 370 59 114 23 88 .308 .400 .535 11 2 58 71 0 5 1 13 8
1960 LA N 101 235 38 57 14 36 .243 .366 .519 13 5 46 54 1 1 1 8 7
1961 LA N 85 233 35 69 16 56 .296 .375 .562 8 3 29 43 1 2 1 3 6
1962 LA N 80 158 28 44 5 30 .278 .418 .481 11 3 36 32 2 0 2 6 5
1963 NY N 129 354 44 86 14 45 .243 .345 .401 8 3 56 74 1 0 0 9 2
1964 SF N 91 167 16 35 4 17 .210 .302 .323 7 0 22 40 0 0 0 4 2
Total 2143 7161 1259 2116 407 1333 .295 .380 .540 358 85 971 1237 21 52 99 122 166

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1947 BRO N OF 25 0 0 48 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .980
1948 BRO N OF 47 0 0 87 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .989
1949 BRO N OF 145 0 0 355 12 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 .984
1950 BRO N OF 151 0 0 378 15 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 .983
1951 BRO N OF 150 0 0 382 12 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1952 BRO N OF 141 0 0 341 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 .992
1953 BRO N OF 151 0 0 370 7 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1954 BRO N OF 148 147 1329 360 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 .981
1954 BRO N CF 148 147 1329 361 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 .981
1955 BRO N OF 146 0 0 348 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .989
1956 BRO N OF 150 0 0 358 11 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 .984
1957 BRO N CF 136 134 1194.1 302 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1957 BRO N OF 136 134 1194.1 304 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1958 LA N RF 11 11 93 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1958 LA N OF 92 80 702.2 151 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1958 LA N LF 6 4 30.2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1958 LA N CF 78 65 579 134 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1959 LA N RF 69 50 476.1 73 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1959 LA N CF 54 52 365.2 74 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1959 LA N OF 107 103 859 157 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1959 LA N LF 2 1 17 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .875
1960 LA N OF 75 65 556.1 108 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .965
1960 LA N CF 48 44 344 73 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .949
1960 LA N RF 35 21 212.1 33 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1961 LA N OF 66 57 496 113 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1961 LA N RF 51 35 327.1 76 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1961 LA N CF 24 22 168.2 38 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .951
1962 LA N OF 39 37 313.1 56 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .967
1962 LA N CF 2 1 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1962 LA N RF 24 22 190.1 30 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .939
1962 LA N LF 15 14 113 19 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1963 NY N LF 35 30 261.1 45 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1963 NY N OF 106 94 801 139 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1963 NY N CF 11 7 72 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1963 NY N RF 63 57 467.2 78 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1964 SF N RF 26 20 169.2 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .957
1964 SF N LF 18 14 119 23 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1964 SF N OF 43 34 288.2 44 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .979
Total LF 76 63 541 98 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .991
Total OF 1918 751 6540.1 4099 123 66 18 0 0 0 0 0 .985
Total CF 501 472 4062.2 1001 21 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 .981
Total RF 279 216 1936.2 324 10 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 .979

Transactions

  • Signed as an amateur free agent by Brooklyn Dodgers (1943).
  • Sold by Los Angeles Dodgers to New York Mets (April 1, 1963).
  • Sold by New York Mets to San Francisco Giants (April 14, 1964).
  • Released by San Francisco Giants (October 6, 1964).

Trivia

See also

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki