P Masahide Yamauchi #28
Age: 28 | Bats: L | Throws: R | Morale: Good    
10/16/1956
P MASAHIDE YAMAUCHI #28 - AGE: 28 - BATS: L - THROWS: R - MORALE: GOOD
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
32 32 9-12 0 5.83 211.2 256 39 59 163 1.49 1.2
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 73 66 78 83
Movement 53 52 54 53
Control 66 63 68 66
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 76 76
Slider 78 78
Curveball 71 84
Forkball 54 71
Circle Change 33 62
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 94-96 Mph
Stamina 71
Suggested Role Starter
Groundball Percentage 58 %
Hold Runners 70
Defense 52
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 39
Stealing Ability: 48
Baserunning Inst.: 43
Sacrifice Bunt: 45
Bunt for Hit: 14
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/15/1956 @ OTT Loss, 2-4 X 7.2 7 4 4 3 4 Loss
09/10/1956 TOR Win, 6-2 X 8.0 9 2 2 2 6 Win
09/04/1956 PHI Loss, 4-16 X 1.1 7 8 7 0 1 Loss
08/30/1956 @ EDM Win, 11-6 X 7.0 6 2 2 2 5 Win
08/25/1956 HAR Win, 8-5 X 6.0 9 5 5 2 4 Win
08/19/1956 @ CTN Win, 5-4 X 8.0 10 4 4 0 8 Win
08/14/1956 @ TOR Loss, 5-6 X 7.2 13 6 6 1 7 Loss
08/08/1956 OAK Loss, 3-5 X 5.1 8 5 5 4 5 Loss
08/03/1956 @ BRO Loss, 4-5 X 6.2 7 4 4 3 6
07/28/1956 @ HAR Win, 4-3 X 8.0 2 3 3 2 4
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:High
Loyalty:Low
Desire f. Win:Low
Greed:Low
Intelligence:Normal
Work Ethic:Very High
Birthday:01/10/1928
Born in:Iwata, SHI
Nationality:Japanese
Height:5' 9"
Weight:195 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$35,000
Signed Through:1960 Season
Major Service:1 Year, None
Service This Yr:172 Days
40-Man Service:1 Year, None
Pro Service:5 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1950, 12th Pick in Round 1
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 32 32 9 12 0 5.83 211.2 256 142 137 39 59 163 2 6.3 0 10 31.3
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 13.61 10.89 6.93 2.51 5.14 1.49 115 1.2 .336        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 540 169 25 3 30 104 39 91 6 11 1 .313 .357 .537 .894      
vs. RHB 300 87 10 0 9 38 20 72 2 7 4 .290 .340 .413 .754      
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 6 6 2 1 0 5.36 40.1 46 24 24 7 10 37  
May 6 6 1 3 0 6.86 42.0 48 32 32 10 13 29  
June 5 5 0 3 0 4.63 35.0 43 20 18 5 9 27  
July 6 6 2 1 0 5.89 36.2 43 26 24 7 10 24  
August 6 6 3 2 0 5.75 40.2 53 26 26 6 12 35  
September 3 3 1 2 0 6.88 17.0 23 14 13 4 5 11  
Spring Training 6 6 0 1 0 6.35 22.2 38 17 16 2 8 18  
Career 32 32 9 12 0 5.83 211.2 256 142 137 39 59 163  
Home 18 18 6 7 0 5.80 121.0 143 81 78 23 33 104  
Road 14 14 3 5 0 5.86 90.2 113 61 59 16 26 59  
Grass 31 31 9 11 0 5.78 204.0 243 136 131 38 58 156  
Turf 1 1 0 1 0 7.04 7.2 13 6 6 1 1 7  
Day 9 9 4 1 0 5.09 63.2 75 36 36 12 17 48  
Night 23 23 5 11 0 6.14 148.0 181 106 101 27 42 115  
As Starter 32 32 9 12 0 5.83 211.2 256 142 137 39 59 163  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1953 Chunichi - NPB 25 3 0 0 1 0 6.48 8.1 9 6 6 2 1 7 0 0 1.20 .333 5.36 -0.1 65
1954 Chunichi - NPB 26 12 12 5 3 0 3.56 91.0 98 37 36 6 16 63 4 0 1.25 .317 3.29 2.4 121
1955 Chunichi - NPB 27 32 32 12 16 0 4.79 225.1 248 125 120 26 64 160 6 1 1.38 .311 4.33 3.0 90
1956 San Francisco - PUB 28 32 32 9 12 0 5.83 211.2 256 142 137 39 59 163 2 0 1.49 .336 5.14 1.2 78
Total PUB 32 32 9 12 0 5.83 211.2 256 142 137 39 59 163 2 0 1.49 .336 5.14 1.2 78
Total NPB 47 44 17 20 0 4.49 324.2 355 168 162 34 81 230 10 1 1.34 .313 4.06 5.3 98
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1950 Total - COL 22 16 16 7 5 0 3.72 109.0 106 46 45 14 33 124 0 0 1.28 .322 3.56 2.1 100
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1953 Chunichi - ML P 3 0 1 2 0 3 0 1.000 8.1 3.24 +0.0 1.020
1954 Chunichi - ML P 12 12 5 11 1 19 3 .842 91.0 1.58 -0.4 .945
1955 Chunichi - ML P 32 32 21 25 3 51 5 .902 225.1 1.84 -1.9 .872
1956 San Francisco - ML P 32 32 9 37 3 47 1 .979 211.2 1.96 +1.4 1.049
TOTAL P 79 76 36 75 7 120 9 .925 536.1 1.86 -0.8 .976
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1950 Drafted in the 1950 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 12, 12th overall pick) by the Chunichi Dragons.
11/15/1950 Signed a minor league contract with the Chunichi Dragons organization with a signing bonus of $13,440.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 45 (52); Movement: 35 (36); Control: 28 (44).
03/24/1951 Named the #89 prospect in the NPB
09/08/1951 Won the 1951 Nippon Professional Baseball League Round 1 with the Chunichi Dragons!
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 64 (80); Movement: 35 (41); Control: 37 (59).
03/29/1952 Named the #59 prospect in the NPB
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 71 (80); Movement: 39 (46); Control: 51 (59).
03/28/1953 Named the #64 prospect in the NPB
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 73 (81); Movement: 43 (49); Control: 55 (60).
09/23/1954 Wins the 1954 NPB JCL Newcomer of the Year Award.
10/06/1954 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 67 (83); Movement: 45 (51); Control: 59 (60).
09/18/1955 Signed a 6-year contract extension worth a total of $123,800 with the Chunichi Dragons organization.
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 71 (83); Movement: 53 (53); Control: 67 (67).
02/08/1956 Signed a 5-year contract worth a total of $185,500 with the San Francisco Meatballs organization.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
1955 32 1
Year L Rank
1955 16 2
Year IP Rank
1955 225.1 8
Year BF Rank
1955 979 4
Year HRA Rank
1955 26 6
1956 39 4
Year WP Rank
1955 5 10
1956 10 2
Year BB/9 Rank
1955 2.56 10
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