P Rafael Chávez -- NIP #33
Age: 34 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Angry    
10/16/1956
P RAFAEL CHÁVEZ -- NIP #33 - AGE: 34 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: ANGRY
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
12 12 4-4 0 5.04 80.1 95 10 26 77 1.51 1.7
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 53 46 59 55
Movement 69 67 71 70
Control 74 70 77 74
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 62 62
Slider 46 47
Changeup 2 2
Circle Change 1 1
Knuckle Curve 59 63
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 97-99 Mph
Stamina 70
Suggested Role Starter
Groundball Percentage 71 %
Hold Runners 27
Defense 52
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 5
Stealing Ability: 10
Baserunning Inst.: 3
Sacrifice Bunt: 90
Bunt for Hit: 4
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/07/1956 @ FTM Win, 11-9 X 5.0 7 6 6 1 7
09/03/1956 EDM Loss, 4-9 X 2.2 7 8 4 4 2 Loss
08/30/1956 @ BUF Loss, 5-6 X 8.0 5 2 1 4 8
08/25/1956 CHR Win, 6-0 X 9.0 4 0 0 1 10 Win
08/20/1956 @ WAL Loss, 0-9 X 6.0 10 9 8 2 11 Loss
08/15/1956 @ GIL Win, 9-6 X 4.2 7 6 6 4 4
08/10/1956 TEX Loss, 1-4 X 7.2 11 3 3 0 3 Loss
08/04/1956 @ OTT Loss, 5-8 X 5.1 12 8 8 2 5 Loss
07/30/1956 @ EDM Win, 4-3 X 8.1 8 3 3 2 8 Win
07/25/1956 BUF Win, 10-3 X 9.0 9 3 3 1 5 Win
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Normal
Loyalty:Normal
Desire f. Win:Low
Greed:Normal
Intelligence:Low
Work Ethic:Very High
Birthday:05/03/1922
Born in:Havana, LA
Nationality:Cuban
Height:6' 0"
Weight:225 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$55,000
Signed Through:1958 Season
Major Service:2 Years, 96 Days
Service This Yr:96 Days
40-Man Service:2 Years, 96 Days
Pro Service:15 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet, but possibly eligible after this season
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
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 15 15 2 12 0 6.22 88.1 114 69 61 11 32 43 1 6.7 1 4 26.7
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 15.28 11.62 4.38 3.26 5.12 1.65 113 0.6 .341        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 204 79 14 1 7 40 22 18 1 0 1 .387 .447 .569 1.016      
vs. RHB 146 35 10 1 4 29 10 25 5 5 3 .240 .293 .404 .697      
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 4 4 1 3 0 4.71 28.2 29 15 15 3 12 18  
May 5 5 1 3 0 6.23 26.0 42 24 18 3 7 15  
June 5 5 0 5 0 7.22 28.2 36 25 23 3 10 9  
July 1 1 0 1 0 9.00 5.0 7 5 5 2 3 1  
Spring Training 4 4 1 0 0 5.63 16.0 18 10 10 4 4 8  
Last Year 34 34 5 17 0 6.43 207.0 301 165 148 38 65 105  
2 Years Ago 33 33 10 16 0 4.89 217.0 254 128 118 23 70 136  
Career 82 82 17 45 0 5.74 512.1 669 362 327 72 167 284  
Home 7 7 2 5 0 4.57 45.1 57 27 23 5 12 24  
Road 8 8 0 7 0 7.95 43.0 57 42 38 6 20 19  
Grass 15 15 2 12 0 6.22 88.1 114 69 61 11 32 43  
Day 4 4 0 4 0 5.84 24.2 27 17 16 3 8 10  
Night 11 11 2 8 0 6.36 63.2 87 52 45 8 24 33  
As Starter 15 15 2 12 0 6.22 88.1 114 69 61 11 32 43  
PUB TRIPLE A 1956 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 12 12 4 4 0 5.04 80.1 95 52 45 10 26 77 3 25.0 1 6 50.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 14.23 10.64 8.63 2.91 4.65 1.51 85 1.7 .351        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 157 47 8 2 6 29 15 32 0 0 2 .299 .368 .490 .858      
vs. RHB 172 48 8 2 4 23 11 45 0 0 4 .279 .337 .419 .756      
PUB TRIPLE A 1956 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
July 4 4 3 0 0 2.53 32.0 32 10 9 2 8 27  
August 6 6 1 3 0 5.75 40.2 49 28 26 6 13 41  
September 2 2 0 1 0 11.74 7.2 14 14 10 2 5 9  
Career 12 12 4 4 0 5.04 80.1 95 52 45 10 26 77  
Home 5 5 2 2 0 2.91 34.0 37 16 11 2 10 28  
Road 7 7 2 2 0 6.60 46.1 58 36 34 8 16 49  
Grass 12 12 4 4 0 5.04 80.1 95 52 45 10 26 77  
Day 5 5 2 1 0 2.82 38.1 36 13 12 3 10 31  
Night 7 7 2 3 0 7.07 42.0 59 39 33 7 16 46  
As Starter 12 12 4 4 0 5.04 80.1 95 52 45 10 26 77  
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 Chiba - NPB 22 5 5 3 1 0 5.77 39.0 48 25 25 7 6 22 2 0 1.38 .315 5.07 0.1 72
1945 Chiba - NPB 23 31 31 12 17 0 3.12 245.0 230 92 85 16 42 152 15 3 1.11 .279 3.29 5.0 122
1946 Chiba - NPB 24 32 31 12 14 0 3.50 231.1 242 112 90 17 44 163 10 0 1.24 .310 3.41 4.4 109
1947 Chiba - NPB 25 29 29 11 14 0 3.23 217.1 192 90 78 12 52 160 8 1 1.12 .276 3.20 4.7 117
1948 Chiba - NPB 26 24 24 10 4 0 2.96 176.1 169 60 58 11 35 146 2 0 1.16 .300 3.07 4.2 129
1949 Chiba - NPB 27 31 30 13 14 0 3.59 225.2 211 103 90 23 62 165 7 0 1.21 .283 3.85 2.6 104
1950 Tohoku - NPB 28 31 31 13 8 0 3.17 238.1 222 100 84 15 60 143 4 0 1.18 .276 3.66 3.8 123
1951 Tohoku - NPB 29 27 27 8 11 0 2.72 211.2 204 74 64 10 55 153 7 1 1.22 .295 3.23 4.8 146
1952 Tohoku - NPB 30 31 31 17 10 0 3.76 232.1 229 103 97 13 59 149 8 2 1.24 .294 3.55 4.8 111
1953 Tohoku - NPB 31 31 31 13 10 0 3.58 236.1 225 102 94 13 54 170 7 2 1.18 .294 3.36 5.5 117
1954 Kinuso - PUB 32 33 33 10 16 0 4.89 217.0 254 128 118 23 70 136 1 1 1.49 .327 4.48 3.5 95
1955 Barry's Bay - PUB 33 34 34 5 17 0 6.43 207.0 301 165 148 38 65 105 2 0 1.77 .358 5.63 0.2 70
1956 Barry's Bay - PUB 34 15 15 2 12 0 6.22 88.1 114 69 61 11 32 43 1 1 1.65 .341 5.12 0.6 73
Total PUB 82 82 17 45 0 5.74 512.1 669 362 327 72 167 284 4 2 1.63 .343 5.06 4.3 81
Total NPB 272 270 112 103 0 3.35 2053.1 1972 861 765 137 469 1423 70 9 1.19 .290 3.45 40.0 119
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+
1956 Madawaska - AAA 34 12 12 4 4 0 5.04 80.1 95 52 45 10 26 77 3 1 1.51 .351 4.65 1.7 107
Total PUBAAA 12 12 4 4 0 5.04 80.1 95 52 45 10 26 77 3 1 1.51 .351 4.65 107.5
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1944 Chiba - ML P 5 5 1 7 0 8 0 1.000 39.0 1.85 -0.1 1.034
1945 Chiba - ML P 31 31 14 34 3 51 3 .941 245.0 1.76 -2.3 .981
1946 Chiba - ML P 32 31 16 43 1 62 3 .952 231.1 2.30 -1.8 .989
1947 Chiba - ML P 29 29 20 26 1 48 2 .958 217.1 1.90 -2.5 .940
1948 Chiba - ML P 24 24 13 34 3 48 1 .979 176.1 2.40 -0.7 1.005
1949 Chiba - ML P 31 30 13 36 2 50 1 .980 225.2 1.95 -1.4 .975
1950 Tohoku - ML P 31 31 19 37 4 60 4 .933 238.1 2.11 +0.2 1.068
1951 Tohoku - ML P 27 27 22 25 2 50 3 .940 211.2 2.00 -1.2 .955
1952 Tohoku - ML P 31 31 20 48 2 72 4 .944 232.1 2.63 -1.3 .964
1953 Tohoku - ML P 31 31 14 40 3 56 2 .964 236.1 2.06 -0.8 .955
1954 Kinuso - ML P 33 33 21 49 3 74 4 .946 217.0 2.90 -1.8 .914
1955 Barry's Bay - ML P 34 34 16 45 3 66 5 .924 207.0 2.65 -1.3 .934
1956 Barry's Bay - ML P 15 15 6 22 3 30 2 .933 88.1 2.85 +0.7 1.047
1956 Madawaska - AAA P 12 12 7 5 1 12 0 1.000 80.1 1.34 -0.1 .853
TOTAL P 366 364 202 451 31 687 34 .951 2646.0 2.22 -14.2 .971
PLAYER HISTORY
06/11/1941 Signed a minor league contract with the Tohoku Golden Eagles organization, was discovered in Cuba.
01/01/1942 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 36 (45); Movement: 54 (67); Control: 33 (66).
01/01/1943 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (60); Movement: 66 (77); Control: 58 (75).
03/27/1943 Named the #11 prospect in the NPB
01/01/1944 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 63 (75); Movement: 71 (79); Control: 59 (70).
03/25/1944 Named the #11 prospect in the NPB
05/27/1944 Was traded by the Tohoku Golden Eagles to the Chiba Marines, along with MR Kingo Takayama, in exchange for CF Taro Ichihara.
01/01/1945 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 57 (63); Movement: 76 (76); Control: 74 (78).
03/24/1945 Named the #8 prospect in the NPB
03/31/1945 Pitches a 1-hit shutout against the Orix Buffaloes with 9 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
04/11/1945 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Hokkaido Ham Fighters with 14 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
06/01/1945 Wins the NPB JPL Pitcher of the Month Award.
06/02/1945 Was selected to the 1945 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
09/30/1945 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1946 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 61 (64); Movement: 79 (79); Control: 73 (74).
05/16/1946 Injured (mild abdominal strain), day-to-day for 2 days.
09/16/1946 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $17,000 with the Chiba Marines organization.
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 65 (68); Movement: 84 (84); Control: 75 (76).
04/08/1947 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Hokkaido Ham Fighters with 8 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
06/07/1947 Was selected to the 1947 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
08/13/1947 Injured (elbow inflammation), out for 1-2 weeks.
09/18/1947 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $19,000 with the Chiba Marines organization.
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 67 (68); Movement: 79 (79); Control: 73 (74).
06/30/1948 Injured on 06/29/1948, diagnosed with a mild abdominal strain, is day-to-day.
07/26/1948 Injured on 07/25/1948, diagnosed with a partially torn labrum, will miss 4 months.
09/16/1948 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $21,000 with the Chiba Marines organization.
10/08/1948 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 2-3 months.
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 64 (65); Movement: 78 (78); Control: 66 (69).
09/15/1949 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $24,000 with the Chiba Marines organization.
10/13/1949 Was traded by the Chiba Marines to the Tohoku Golden Eagles in exchange for LF Hisayuki Kumagai, MR Kazunori Suzuki.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 60 (60); Movement: 75 (75); Control: 64 (66).
08/01/1950 Wins the NPB JPL Pitcher of the Month Award.
09/14/1950 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $27,000 with the Tohoku Golden Eagles organization.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 60 (60); Movement: 78 (78); Control: 75 (76).
06/02/1951 Was selected to the 1951 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
09/13/1951 Signed a 6-year contract extension worth a total of $288,000 with the Tohoku Golden Eagles organization.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 58 (58); Movement: 71 (71); Control: 73 (73).
04/18/1952 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Seibu Lions with 2 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
08/18/1952 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Chiba Marines with 7 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
09/01/1952 Wins the NPB JPL Pitcher of the Month Award.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 56 (58); Movement: 71 (73); Control: 73 (73).
07/16/1953 Pitches a 1-hit shutout against the Chiba Marines with 6 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
09/01/1953 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Fukuoka Hawks with 9 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (57); Movement: 70 (72); Control: 75 (75).
04/05/1954 Signed a 5-year contract worth a total of $275,000 with the Kinuso Blues organization.
07/27/1954 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Seattle Rainiers with 6 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
11/09/1954 Was traded by the Kinuso Blues to the Barry's Bay Jacks, along with SP Steve Leyte, in exchange for 1B Eric Carlisle, RF Leo Welsh, 2B Lou Ross, RP Gabriel Pegán, SP Elton Dotson.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 53 (56); Movement: 70 (72); Control: 73 (73).
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 53 (55); Movement: 69 (70); Control: 72 (73).
08/25/1956 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Chrisman Killers with 10 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
1945 31 1
1946 31 2
1947 29 7
1949 30 9
1950 31 2
1952 31 1
1953 31 2
1954 33 10
1955 34 9
Year W Rank
1945 12 9
1946 12 8
1947 11 10
1949 13 6
1950 13 8
1952 17 1
1953 13 7
Year L Rank
1945 17 2
1946 14 3
1947 14 2
1949 14 2
1954 16 5
1955 17 5
Year Winning % Rank
1948 .714 2
1950 .619 6
1952 .630 6
1953 .565 9
Year IP Rank
1945 245.0 2
1946 231.1 4
1947 217.1 5
1949 225.2 8
1950 238.1 1
1952 232.1 3
1953 236.1 4
Year BF Rank
1945 990 3
1946 965 4
1947 892 8
1949 936 7
1950 982 2
1952 969 3
1953 981 5
Year HRA Rank
1946 17 5
1949 23 3
1955 38 4
Year BB Rank
1952 59 9
Year K Rank
1951 153 9
1952 149 10
1953 170 10
Year WP Rank
1948 7 9
1954 9 4
Year ERA Rank
1945 3.12 7
1946 3.50 9
1947 3.23 7
1948 2.96 5
1950 3.17 6
1951 2.72 2
1952 3.76 9
1953 3.58 8
Year BABIP Rank
1945 .280 7
1947 .279 6
1949 .284 10
1950 .279 8
1952 .294 8
Year WHIP Rank
1945 1.11 4
1947 1.12 6
1948 1.16 5
1950 1.18 8
1951 1.22 8
1952 1.24 7
1953 1.18 9
Year K/BB Rank
1945 3.62 4
1946 3.70 4
1947 3.08 9
1948 4.17 1
1949 2.66 10
1951 2.78 7
1953 3.15 10
Year RA/9 Rank
1945 10.32 5
1947 10.60 7
1948 10.97 6
1950 11.03 8
1951 11.44 8
1952 11.58 8
1953 11.23 10
Year HR/9 Rank
1945 0.59 8
1947 0.50 9
1948 0.56 10
1950 0.57 8
1951 0.43 6
1952 0.50 5
1953 0.50 3
Year H/9 Rank
1947 7.95 9
1950 8.38 10
1951 8.67 10
1952 8.87 7
1953 8.57 9
Year BB/9 Rank
1945 1.54 1
1946 1.71 3
1947 2.15 3
1948 1.79 1
1949 2.47 10
1950 2.27 9
1951 2.34 8
Year K/9 Rank
1948 7.45 9
Year QS Rank
1945 21 3
1946 20 2
1950 20 4
1951 17 9
1952 19 3
1953 20 4
Year QSP Rank
1945 .677 5
1946 .645 5
1950 .645 6
1951 .630 7
1952 .613 5
1953 .645 6
Year CG Rank
1945 15 2
1946 10 4
1947 8 4
1949 7 7
1950 4 10
1951 7 6
1952 8 8
1953 7 7
Year CGP Rank
1945 .484 3
1946 .323 6
1947 .276 5
1949 .233 8
1951 .259 7
1952 .258 9
Year SHO Rank
1944 0 9
1945 3 1
1947 1 8
1951 1 10
1952 2 2
1953 2 3
1954 1 7
1956 1 7
Year GB% Rank
1945 0.65 4
1946 0.64 6
1947 0.67 3
1948 0.67 2
1949 0.69 2
1950 0.70 2
1951 0.67 5
1952 0.70 1
1953 0.70 2
1954 0.70 3
1955 0.69 5
Year WAR Rank
1945 6.2 6
1946 5.8 7
1947 5.9 3
1948 5.1 5
1951 5.4 6
1952 4.8 4
1953 5.5 4
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