LF Howard Dickinson #5
Age: 29 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Good    
10/16/1956
LF HOWARD DICKINSON #5 - AGE: 29 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GOOD
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
47 111 43 4 1 8 31 37 17 .387 .555 .658 4 2.7
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 88 98 84 88
Gap 67 79 63 69
Power 20 25 18 21
Eye 56 67 52 67
Avoid K's 71 77 69 72
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 25 68
Errors: - 23 65
Arm: 1 47 62
Turn DP: - 17 -
Ability: 1 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: 87
1st Base: 42 Center Field: 48
2nd Base: - Right Field: 72
3rd Base: 9
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 59
Stealing Ability: 85
Baserunning Inst.: 44
Sacrifice Bunt: 60
Bunt for Hit: 37
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
09/18/1956 @ WIL Loss, 8-11 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
09/17/1956 @ WIL Loss, 2-13 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
09/15/1956 WIL Win, 11-4 4 2 1 2 1 1 0 0
09/14/1956 WIL Loss, 3-8 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
09/10/1956 @ PAR Win, 13-3 4 3 3 5 1 2 1 0
09/09/1956 @ PAR Win, 4-3 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
09/08/1956 @ PAR Win, 9-2 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 1
09/03/1956 SAV Loss, 6-8 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
09/02/1956 SAV Win, 5-4 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 1
09/01/1956 SAV Win, 5-2 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 0
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Very Low
Loyalty:Low
Desire f. Win:Normal
Greed:High
Intelligence:Very Low
Work Ethic:High
Birthday:05/30/1927
Born in:Modesto, CA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 2"
Weight:205 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$14,000
Signed Through:1956 Season
Major Service:3 Years, 81 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:5 Years, 29 Days
Pro Service:7 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Arbitration eligible in offseason
Option Years:Out of option years
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1949, 13th Pick in Round 36
PUB TRIPLE A 1956 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 49 189 64 10 1 6 31 41 30 32 .339 .445 .497 .942 .416 .159 138
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 49 230 7 0 0 1 3 1 94 17 5 2 71.4 46.1 9.44 .9  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Versus Right   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   72 25 6 0 1 10 18 15 10 1 3 1 .347 .461 .472 .933
May   96 32 4 1 3 19 19 12 19 0 0 6 .333 .439 .490 .928
June   21 7 0 0 2 2 4 3 3 0 0 0 .333 .417 .619 1.036
Last Year   311 82 17 1 5 47 56 42 52 2 4 6 .264 .360 .373 .733
2 Years Ago   92 30 7 0 2 15 13 18 16 1 2 3 .326 .447 .467 .915
Career   1332 372 72 5 23 193 219 187 301 8 17 35 .279 .380 .393 .773
Home   91 35 3 1 3 19 20 20 11 0 1 4 .385 .513 .538 1.052
Road   98 29 7 0 3 12 21 10 21 1 2 3 .296 .375 .459 .834
Grass   189 64 10 1 6 31 41 30 32 1 3 7 .339 .445 .497 .942
Day   76 30 3 0 3 18 19 16 12 1 1 3 .395 .510 .553 1.063
Night   113 34 7 1 3 13 22 14 20 0 2 4 .301 .397 .460 .857
As Starter   189 64 10 1 6 31 41 30 32 1 3 7 .339 .445 .497 .942
PUB DOUBLE A 1956 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 47 111 43 4 1 8 31 35 37 17 .387 .555 .658 1.212 .530 .270 218
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 26 155 6 3 0 2 0 1 73 13 4 4 50.0 44.4 15.98 2.7  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Versus Right   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
June   5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
July   16 10 2 1 0 4 8 3 1 0 0 1 .625 .700 .875 1.575
August   67 22 2 0 7 19 19 27 11 1 0 5 .328 .540 .672 1.212
September   23 10 0 0 1 8 8 6 3 0 0 0 .435 .552 .565 1.117
Postseason   15 3 1 0 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 .200 .294 .467 .761
Career   111 43 4 1 8 31 35 37 17 1 0 6 .387 .555 .658 1.212
Home   59 19 2 0 4 19 12 14 9 1 0 3 .322 .468 .559 1.027
Road   52 24 2 1 4 12 23 23 8 0 0 3 .462 .641 .769 1.410
Grass   111 43 4 1 8 31 35 37 17 1 0 6 .387 .555 .658 1.212
Day   36 17 1 0 3 10 11 15 6 0 0 2 .472 .642 .750 1.392
Night   75 26 3 1 5 21 24 22 11 1 0 4 .347 .510 .613 1.123
As Starter   88 32 2 0 8 27 27 30 13 1 0 4 .364 .537 .659 1.196
As Reliever / Substitution   23 11 2 1 0 4 8 7 4 0 0 2 .478 .625 .652 1.277
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1951 Oakland - PUB 24 105 203 66 17 3 2 21 26 22 2 0 28 3 4 .325 .396 .468 .864 134 132 1.3
1952 Oakland - PUB 25 11 28 7 2 1 0 5 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 .250 .276 .393 .669 74 64 0.1
1952 Waterloo - PUB 25 32 105 39 3 1 1 6 19 16 1 0 11 2 2 .371 .459 .448 .907 142 156 1.0
1952 Total - PUB 25 43 133 46 5 2 1 11 21 17 1 0 15 2 2 .346 .424 .436 .860 130 141 1.1
1953 Waterloo - PUB 26 88 272 83 9 2 2 33 33 25 3 1 49 9 4 .305 .369 .375 .744 96 99 0.2
1954 Waterloo - PUB 27 67 153 44 9 1 2 13 24 10 2 1 19 1 0 .288 .337 .399 .736 89 92 0.3
1955 Charlotte - PUB 28 24 95 34 6 0 0 5 10 7 1 0 15 6 0 .358 .408 .421 .829 118 128 0.4
Total PUB 327 856 273 46 8 7 83 114 81 9 2 126 21 10 .319 .383 .416 .799 111 115 3.2
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1946 Mustang College - COL 19 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 100 0.0
1947 Mustang College - COL 20 35 95 25 6 0 1 10 17 18 4 1 15 6 1 .263 .398 .358 .756 104 110 0.0
1948 Mustang College - COL 21 13 46 18 4 2 0 7 10 6 0 0 10 3 0 .391 .462 .565 1.027 173 180 0.0
1949 Mustang College - COL 22 38 131 41 6 4 5 19 23 34 1 1 22 3 5 .313 .455 .534 .989 177 179 0.0
1949 Orange Cove - A 22 90 326 85 20 4 2 30 49 56 9 3 101 11 5 .261 .381 .365 .746 115 123 0.0
1950 Gardendale - AAA 23 142 538 137 26 3 5 75 62 66 12 2 157 17 2 .255 .348 .342 .690 80 82 0.0
1952 Scottsdale - AAA 25 57 202 59 12 0 5 25 47 31 7 2 44 8 6 .292 .401 .426 .827 116 124 0.0
1954 New Plymouth - AAA 27 27 92 30 7 0 2 15 13 18 3 1 16 3 1 .326 .447 .467 .915 133 137 0.0
1955 Victoria - AAA 28 74 311 82 17 1 5 47 56 42 6 2 52 8 3 .264 .360 .373 .733 82 81 0.0
1956 Calgary - AA 29 47 111 43 4 1 8 31 35 37 6 1 17 4 4 .387 .555 .658 1.212 224 218 0.0
1956 Victoria - AAA 29 49 189 64 10 1 6 31 41 30 7 1 32 5 2 .339 .445 .497 .942 131 138 0.0
Total PUBAAA 349 1332 372 72 5 23 193 219 187 35 8 301 41 14 .279 .380 .393 .773 97 101
Total PUBAA 47 111 43 4 1 8 31 35 37 6 1 17 4 4 .387 .555 .658 1.212 224 218
Total PUBA 90 326 85 20 4 2 30 49 56 9 3 101 11 5 .261 .381 .365 .746 115 123
Total PUBCOL 88 272 84 16 6 6 36 50 58 5 2 47 12 6 .309 .436 .478 .914 151 155
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1952 Waterloo - PUB 25 2 8 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .250 .400 .375 .775 0 0 0.0
1956 Calgary - PUBAA 29 4 15 3 1 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 .200 .294 .467 .761 0 0 0.0
Total PUB 2 8 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .250 .400 .375 .775 107 121
Total PUBAA 4 15 3 1 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 .200 .294 .467 .761 102 98
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1951 Oakland - ML 1B 17 0 40 4 3 44 0 1.000 30.0 13.20 -0.1 .989
1951 Oakland - ML 3B 5 3 3 3 0 6 0 1.000 28.2 1.88 -0.6 .861
1951 Oakland - ML LF 9 7 17 0 0 17 0 1.000 60.2 2.52 -1.1 .911
1951 Oakland - ML CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1951 Oakland - ML RF 30 29 56 4 0 62 2 .968 261.2 2.06 +0.8 1.024
1952 Waterloo - ML 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1952 Waterloo - ML 3B 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 3.1 5.40 +0.0 1.023
1952 Oakland - ML 3B 3 0 1 5 0 6 0 1.000 11.0 4.91 +0.1 1.023
1952 Oakland - ML LF 6 5 13 0 0 13 0 1.000 45.0 2.60 +1.4 1.188
1952 Waterloo - ML LF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 -0.1 .914
1952 Waterloo - ML CF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 -0.0 .947
1952 Waterloo - ML RF 28 26 35 3 0 39 1 .974 218.0 1.57 -1.0 .961
1952 Oakland - ML RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1953 Waterloo - ML 1B 6 5 48 5 6 54 1 .981 39.1 12.13 -0.0 .989
1953 Waterloo - ML 3B 9 8 3 10 1 19 6 .684 68.0 1.72 -4.0 .637
1953 Waterloo - ML LF 17 13 23 0 0 23 0 1.000 125.0 1.66 -0.4 .973
1953 Waterloo - ML CF 15 9 23 2 1 26 1 .962 84.2 2.66 +0.1 1.006
1953 Waterloo - ML RF 30 26 45 5 0 50 0 1.000 235.1 1.91 -1.1 .966
1954 Waterloo - ML 1B 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 1.0 27.00 0.0 .000
1954 Waterloo - ML 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.1 0.00 0.0 .000
1954 Waterloo - ML LF 14 13 25 1 0 27 1 .963 112.0 2.09 -1.4 .914
1954 Waterloo - ML CF 16 13 28 1 0 29 0 1.000 122.2 2.13 -1.1 .949
1954 Waterloo - ML RF 15 3 12 0 0 12 0 1.000 47.2 2.27 +1.9 1.276
1955 Charlotte - ML 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1955 Charlotte - ML 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1955 Charlotte - ML LF 6 4 17 0 0 18 1 .944 37.2 4.06 -0.1 .990
1955 Charlotte - ML CF 17 16 42 1 0 46 3 .935 143.2 2.69 -4.8 .866
1956 Calgary - AA 1B 1 0 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 5.0 7.20 +0.0 1.109
1956 Victoria - AAA 3B 49 49 23 61 10 97 13 .866 402.0 1.88 -11.6 .808
1956 Calgary - AA 3B 4 0 1 2 0 3 0 1.000 6.2 4.05 +0.1 1.062
1956 Calgary - AA LF 7 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 15.0 0.60 -0.0 .979
1956 Calgary - AA CF 29 26 33 2 0 35 0 1.000 217.0 1.45 -0.2 .993
1956 Calgary - AA RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 10.0 0.00 0.0 .000
TOTAL 1B 25 5 95 9 9 105 1 .990 75.1 12.42 -0.1 .993
TOTAL 3B 73 60 31 83 11 133 19 .857 520.0 1.97 -15.9 .807
TOTAL LF 60 42 97 1 0 100 2 .980 397.1 2.22 -1.8 .972
TOTAL CF 80 64 127 6 1 137 4 .971 572.0 2.09 -6.1 .941
TOTAL RF 108 84 148 12 0 163 3 .982 772.2 1.86 +0.7 1.007
PLAYER HISTORY
06/04/1945 Joined the Mustang College Bells.
01/01/1946 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (78); Power: 3 (28); Eye: 8 (77).
10/19/1946 Injured (virus), out for 4 days.
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 4 (78); Power: 7 (29); Eye: 22 (83).
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 37 (86); Power: 8 (34); Eye: 38 (80).
04/16/1948 Injured on 04/13/1948, diagnosed with a hamstring strain, will miss 6-7 weeks.
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 43 (86); Power: 10 (26); Eye: 34 (69).
05/03/1949 Injured (tired arm), out for 1-2 weeks.
06/01/1949 Released by the Mustang College Bells.
06/01/1949 Drafted in the 1949 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 12, 12th overall pick) by the Kinuso Blues.
06/27/1949 Wins the PUBA SL2 Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (98); Power: 16 (34); Eye: 43 (79).
02/02/1950 Drafted in the 1950 inaugural draft (Round 36, Pick 12, 852nd overall pick) by the Lake Diefenbaker Chiefs.
02/02/1950 Named the #48 prospect in the PUB
04/03/1950 Named the #47 prospect in the PUB
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 73 (87); Power: 26 (36); Eye: 59 (77).
01/30/1951 Was traded by the Louisville Redbirds to the Oakland Oaks, along with SS Eduardo Rivera, SP Pong-su Kim, CF Jesús Herrera, in exchange for CF Mickey Mantle, CF Juan Flores, MR Josh Booker.
04/02/1951 Named the #39 prospect in the PUB
11/04/1951 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 87 (96); Power: 16 (22); Eye: 54 (62).
07/16/1952 Was traded by the Oakland Oaks to the Waterloo Spitfires, along with RF Jesús Herrera, a 4th draft pick, in exchange for SS Alfredo Rosa, a 2nd draft pick.
11/21/1952 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 87 (93); Power: 17 (23); Eye: 55 (63).
11/22/1953 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 87 (89); Power: 17 (20); Eye: 55 (64).
08/23/1954 Wins the PUBAAA SL2 Player of the Week Award.
09/16/1954 Injured on 09/14/1954, diagnosed with a bruised toe, is day-to-day.
11/16/1954 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $12,000 through arbitration.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 90 (90); Power: 20 (20); Eye: 56 (65).
05/02/1955 Wins the PUB CL Player of the Week Award.
09/24/1955 Wins the 1955 PUB Triple A Round 1 with the Victoria Venom!
11/17/1955 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $14,000 through arbitration.
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 87 (87); Power: 19 (20); Eye: 56 (66).
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