P Larry Welsh #35
Age: 36 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great    
10/16/1956
P LARRY WELSH #35 - AGE: 36 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
31 0 3-1 0 5.31 39.0 56 3 11 29 1.72 0.5
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 44 42 46 65
Movement 79 77 80 80
Control 74 73 75 74
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 70 70
Curveball 23 74
 
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 92-94 Mph
Stamina 71
Suggested Role Strictly BP
Groundball Percentage 68 %
Hold Runners 77
Defense 24
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 8
Stealing Ability: 27
Baserunning Inst.: 50
Sacrifice Bunt: 16
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/18/1956 @ HON Win, 8-4 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
09/13/1956 ORL Loss, 6-8 1.0 2 0 0 0 1
09/05/1956 MTL Loss, 4-10 2.0 2 1 1 1 2
09/02/1956 @ HOU Loss, 4-9 2.1 5 2 2 0 1
08/28/1956 KIT Loss, 5-8 2.0 1 0 0 0 4
08/27/1956 @ BAR Loss, 17-18 0.1 2 0 0 0 0
08/23/1956 KIN Loss, 1-5 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
08/22/1956 KIN Loss, 6-12 0.2 3 3 3 0 1
08/06/1956 SEA Loss, 2-8 1.0 3 3 3 1 0
07/30/1956 @ MTL Win, 8-5 1.1 1 2 2 3 0
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Normal
Loyalty:Normal
Desire f. Win:Very Low
Greed:High
Intelligence:High
Work Ethic:High
Birthday:11/29/1919
Born in:Butler, PA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 2"
Weight:255 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$22,180
Signed Through:1956 Season
Major Service:10 Years, 9 Days
Service This Yr:172 Days
40-Man Service:12 Years, 10 Days
Pro Service:17 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:Out of option years
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1939, 2nd Pick in Round 17
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 31 0 3 1 0 5.31 39.0 56 25 23 3 11 29 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 31 13 15.92 12.92 6.69 2.54 3.82 1.72 84 0.5 .398        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 86 30 7 1 2 15 6 13 1 1 1 .349 .394 .523 .917      
vs. RHB 78 26 8 1 1 10 5 16 0 1 1 .333 .381 .500 .881      
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 4 0 0 0 0 3.18 5.2 9 2 2 0 1 6  
May 6 0 1 1 0 8.59 7.1 14 7 7 1 3 4  
June 4 0 2 0 0 1.42 6.1 9 3 1 1 0 5  
July 8 0 0 0 0 3.72 9.2 6 4 4 0 5 5  
August 5 0 0 0 0 12.46 4.1 9 6 6 1 1 5  
September 4 0 0 0 0 4.76 5.2 9 3 3 0 1 4  
Spring Training 10 0 0 0 0 4.40 14.1 13 7 7 1 3 13  
Last Year 63 0 1 4 2 4.56 94.2 103 56 48 6 30 47  
2 Years Ago 36 0 0 9 1 8.29 42.1 56 41 39 2 19 26  
Career 501 1 38 39 55 4.19 653.0 654 331 304 45 238 430  
Home 18 0 2 0 0 4.50 18.0 27 11 9 1 7 14  
Road 13 0 1 1 0 6.00 21.0 29 14 14 2 4 15  
Grass 31 0 3 1 0 5.31 39.0 56 25 23 3 11 29  
Day 6 0 0 0 0 9.00 6.0 10 6 6 1 1 6  
Night 25 0 3 1 0 4.64 33.0 46 19 17 2 10 23  
As Reliever / Substitution 31 0 3 1 0 5.31 39.0 56 25 23 3 11 29  
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+
1944 Toronto - PUB 24 11 0 2 0 0 4.32 16.2 17 8 8 1 6 11 0 0 1.38 .320 3.36 0.3 100
1945 Toronto - PUB 25 11 0 1 0 1 4.97 12.2 10 8 7 0 7 8 0 0 1.34 .250 4.06 0.1 86
1946 Toronto - PUB 26 10 0 1 2 0 6.35 11.1 12 8 8 1 4 8 0 0 1.41 .306 4.65 0.0 70
1947 Toronto - PUB 27 40 0 0 2 4 4.13 56.2 52 29 26 4 25 39 0 0 1.36 .293 4.32 0.3 107
1948 Toronto - PUB 28 29 0 3 2 2 3.06 32.1 25 11 11 3 6 25 0 0 0.96 .256 3.72 0.4 146
1949 Toronto - PUB 29 70 0 8 6 8 3.86 88.2 83 44 38 8 35 53 0 0 1.33 .271 4.53 0.2 114
1950 Oakland - PUB 30 68 0 11 3 1 2.98 90.2 80 35 30 5 39 62 0 0 1.31 .274 3.68 0.9 143
1951 Oakland - PUB 31 37 1 3 3 3 5.66 55.2 67 35 35 7 21 45 0 0 1.58 .337 4.06 0.5 76
1952 Oakland - PUB 32 45 0 2 2 30 1.62 50.0 32 9 9 0 15 36 0 0 0.94 .232 2.58 1.3 269
1953 San Francisco - PUB 33 50 0 3 5 3 3.18 62.1 61 22 22 5 20 41 0 0 1.30 .306 3.77 0.7 141
1954 San Francisco - PUB 34 28 0 0 6 1 7.00 36.0 39 29 28 2 19 23 0 0 1.61 .311 4.44 0.2 66
1954 Kinuso - PUB 34 8 0 0 3 0 15.63 6.1 17 12 11 0 0 3 0 0 2.68 .531 3.33 0.1 30
1954 Total - PUB 34 36 0 0 9 1 8.29 42.1 56 41 39 2 19 26 0 0 1.77 .358 4.28 0.3 56
1955 Yukon - PUB 35 63 0 1 4 2 4.56 94.2 103 56 48 6 30 47 0 0 1.40 .306 4.24 0.7 98
1956 Charlotte - PUB 36 31 0 3 1 0 5.31 39.0 56 25 23 3 11 29 0 0 1.72 .398 3.82 0.5 85
Total PUB 501 1 38 39 55 4.19 653.0 654 331 304 45 238 430 0 0 1.37 .300 3.96 6.1 121
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+
1935 Swansea HS - HS 15 9 9 4 2 0 4.47 56.1 57 35 28 4 24 51 0 0 1.44 .321 5.67 1.2 146
1936 Swansea HS - HS 16 8 8 2 2 0 6.18 43.2 43 34 30 6 24 51 0 0 1.53 .314 6.06 0.6 98
1937 Swansea HS - HS 17 6 6 1 2 0 4.39 26.2 38 24 13 1 7 28 0 0 1.69 .411 4.58 0.7 135
1938 Swansea HS - HS 18 8 8 6 1 0 2.98 51.1 43 20 17 2 10 57 0 0 1.03 .293 4.12 1.8 208
1939 Swansea HS - HS 19 9 9 4 3 0 7.11 44.1 60 35 35 5 18 55 0 0 1.76 .417 5.40 0.9 85
1939 Susquehanna Trails - A 19 45 1 4 5 19 2.61 79.1 55 30 23 6 34 63 1 0 1.12 .224 4.37 -0.0 146
1940 Susquehanna Trails - A 20 46 0 1 7 23 3.89 44.0 36 25 19 1 23 49 0 0 1.34 .294 3.55 0.2 93
1941 Hawley - A 21 56 0 5 4 19 1.93 65.1 34 17 14 1 36 78 0 0 1.07 .214 3.07 0.9 203
1941 Springfield - AA 21 3 0 0 0 1 2.70 6.2 6 2 2 0 1 6 0 0 1.05 .333 2.21 0.2 162
1942 Hawley - A 22 16 0 1 2 10 0.96 18.2 12 3 2 0 7 27 0 0 1.02 .316 1.89 0.5 392
1942 Springfield - AA 22 46 0 1 6 11 4.68 65.1 62 36 34 5 28 64 0 0 1.38 .324 4.08 0.7 100
1943 Hawley - A 23 41 0 3 4 13 2.58 52.1 33 18 15 1 31 59 0 0 1.22 .250 3.41 0.5 154
1943 Springfield - AA 23 29 0 3 2 9 3.11 37.2 27 15 13 3 9 46 0 0 0.96 .286 2.93 0.9 152
1944 Springfield - AA 24 6 0 1 2 1 6.35 5.2 7 4 4 0 6 8 0 0 2.29 .438 3.02 0.1 75
1944 Baxter Springs - AAA 24 16 0 2 2 4 3.52 23.0 21 10 9 1 6 21 0 0 1.17 .303 3.08 0.5 139
1944 Winthrop - AAA 24 29 0 2 4 11 3.13 37.1 31 15 13 3 13 37 0 0 1.18 .286 3.66 0.6 156
1944 Total - AAA 24 45 0 4 6 15 3.28 60.1 52 25 22 4 19 58 0 0 1.18 .293 0.00 0.0 0
1945 East Millcreek - AA 25 6 0 0 0 4 0.00 7.0 1 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0.29 .071 2.16 0.2 999
1945 Winthrop - AAA 25 37 0 3 5 14 4.30 37.2 31 19 18 4 15 38 0 0 1.22 .273 4.09 0.4 115
1946 East Millcreek - AA 26 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 .000 1.66 0.0 999
1946 Winthrop - AAA 26 42 0 2 4 16 4.10 48.1 43 22 22 5 18 50 0 0 1.26 .306 3.91 0.7 121
1947 Winthrop - AAA 27 16 0 1 0 9 2.45 18.1 11 6 5 1 9 21 0 0 1.09 .244 3.38 0.4 200
1948 Winthrop - AAA 28 36 0 2 1 10 1.80 50.0 32 11 10 3 19 49 0 0 1.02 .242 3.93 0.7 278
Total PUBAAA 176 0 12 16 64 3.23 214.2 169 83 77 17 80 216 0 0 1.16 .277 3.77 171.1
Total PUBAA 91 0 5 10 26 3.87 123.1 103 57 53 8 45 132 0 0 1.20 .306 3.45 176.8
Total PUBA 204 1 14 22 84 2.53 259.2 170 93 73 9 131 276 1 0 1.16 .245 3.53 170.6
Total PUBHS 40 40 17 10 0 4.98 222.1 241 148 123 18 83 242 0 0 1.46 .346 5.20 137.2
CAREER POSTSEASON 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+
1949 Toronto - PUB 29 2 0 1 1 0 9.00 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.00 .400 0.00 0.0 0
Total PUB 2 0 1 1 0 9.00 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.00 .400 3.30 48.7
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1944 Toronto - ML P 11 0 0 6 1 6 0 1.000 16.2 3.24 -0.0 1.007
1945 Toronto - ML P 11 0 1 3 0 4 0 1.000 12.2 2.84 -0.0 1.010
1946 Toronto - ML P 10 0 2 3 1 5 0 1.000 11.1 3.97 -0.0 1.012
1947 Toronto - ML P 40 0 8 9 0 17 0 1.000 56.2 2.70 -0.6 .935
1948 Toronto - ML P 29 0 7 11 2 18 0 1.000 32.1 5.01 -0.0 1.006
1949 Toronto - ML P 70 0 9 16 1 26 1 .962 88.2 2.54 -0.3 1.003
1950 Oakland - ML P 68 0 10 20 1 31 1 .968 90.2 2.98 +1.7 1.149
1951 Oakland - ML P 37 1 7 6 0 13 0 1.000 55.2 2.10 +0.4 1.134
1952 Oakland - ML P 44 0 3 8 0 11 0 1.000 50.0 1.98 +0.1 1.005
1953 San Francisco - ML P 49 0 3 14 1 18 1 .944 62.1 2.45 -1.3 .813
1954 Kinuso - ML P 7 0 0 2 0 4 2 .500 6.1 2.84 -1.0 .503
1954 San Francisco - ML P 28 0 3 8 0 11 0 1.000 36.0 2.75 +0.1 1.005
1955 Yukon - ML P 62 0 4 15 2 20 1 .950 94.2 1.81 +0.3 1.008
1956 Charlotte - ML P 31 0 3 3 0 6 0 1.000 39.0 1.38 +0.0 1.008
TOTAL P 497 1 60 124 9 190 6 .968 653.0 2.54 -0.6 .994
PLAYER HISTORY
01/01/1936 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 13 (71); Movement: 42 (79); Control: 3 (72).
01/01/1937 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 13 (82); Movement: 44 (80); Control: 6 (60).
01/01/1938 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 15 (40); Movement: 42 (60); Control: 5 (37).
01/01/1939 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 15 (41); Movement: 40 (55); Control: 7 (35).
05/23/1939 Released by the Swansea HS Wild Cats.
06/01/1939 Drafted in the 1939 first-year player draft (Round 11, Pick 1, 241st overall pick) by the Orlando Oracles.
01/01/1940 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 30 (56); Movement: 49 (64); Control: 13 (40).
07/27/1940 Injured (mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 2 days.
01/01/1941 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 40 (62); Movement: 60 (66); Control: 19 (39).
01/21/1941 Was traded by the Orlando Oracles to the New York Skynights, along with SP Cory Cannon, in exchange for SP Connor Olson.
01/01/1942 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 47 (65); Movement: 62 (64); Control: 25 (45).
05/19/1942 Injured (strained oblique), out for 2 weeks.
01/01/1943 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 48 (64); Movement: 75 (75); Control: 32 (44).
01/01/1944 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (64); Movement: 75 (75); Control: 48 (51).
05/28/1944 Got claimed off waivers by Toronto while with New York.
06/03/1944 Injured (sore ankle), day-to-day for 4 days.
11/17/1944 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1945 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 51 (62); Movement: 72 (72); Control: 57 (58).
11/21/1945 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1946 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 56 (65); Movement: 68 (68); Control: 58 (58).
06/28/1946 Injured (rotator cuff tendinitis), out for 3-4 weeks.
07/27/1946 Injured on 07/25/1946, diagnosed with a finger blister, is day-to-day.
11/20/1946 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 57 (64); Movement: 73 (73); Control: 54 (55).
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 58 (62); Movement: 69 (70); Control: 56 (57).
06/07/1948 Injured on 06/06/1948, diagnosed with a sore shoulder, will miss 3 days.
11/20/1948 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 58 (60); Movement: 73 (73); Control: 59 (60).
05/04/1949 Injured (heel soreness), day-to-day for 1 day.
11/11/1949 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $12,000 through arbitration.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 59 (59); Movement: 74 (74); Control: 60 (60).
02/02/1950 Drafted in the 1950 inaugural draft (Round 17, Pick 2, 386th overall pick) by the Oakland Oaks.
11/11/1950 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $15,000 through arbitration.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 59 (76); Movement: 73 (73); Control: 62 (62).
11/01/1951 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $15,000 through arbitration.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 62 (78); Movement: 78 (78); Control: 70 (70).
07/11/1952 Was selected to the 1952 Polaris Union Baseball All-Star Game.
11/21/1952 Became a free agent.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 60 (78); Movement: 80 (80); Control: 72 (72).
01/10/1953 Signed a 3-year contract worth a total of $155,580 with the San Francisco Meatballs organization.
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 59 (76); Movement: 79 (79); Control: 74 (74).
09/13/1954 Was claimed off waivers by Kinuso while with San Francisco.
11/19/1954 Became a free agent.
12/31/1954 Signed a 1-year contract worth a total of $65,000 with the Yukon Wolfpack organization.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 59 (76); Movement: 79 (79); Control: 74 (74).
11/20/1955 Became a free agent.
12/19/1955 Signed a 1-year contract worth a total of $22,180 with the Charlotte Snappers organization.
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 49 (68); Movement: 76 (77); Control: 73 (73).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year G Rank
1949 70 6
1950 68 5
1955 63 9
Year SV Rank
1952 30 8
Year HLD Rank
1949 14 7
Year RA Rank
1949 70 6
1950 68 5
1955 63 9
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