C Yoshi Yamanaka -- exNIP #19
Age: 33 | Bats: S | Throws: R | Morale: Great    
10/16/1956
C YOSHI YAMANAKA -- EXNIP #19 - AGE: 33 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
128 393 123 25 0 12 52 32 37 .313 .365 .468 1 3.5
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 69 55 73 69
Gap 53 41 57 54
Power 48 38 52 48
Eye 52 41 56 59
Avoid K's 90 80 93 90
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 12 4
Errors: - 28 15
Arm: 41 13 11
Turn DP: - 7 -
Ability: 57 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: 45 Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 7
Stealing Ability: 60
Baserunning Inst.: 55
Sacrifice Bunt: 59
Bunt for Hit: 26
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
09/17/1956 @ HAR Win, 6-5 5 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
09/16/1956 @ HAR Win, 4-3 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
09/15/1956 ATC Win, 5-4 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
09/14/1956 ATC Win, 18-8 4 2 1 2 0 1 0 0
09/12/1956 @ SF Loss, 6-7 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
09/11/1956 @ SF Win, 7-2 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
09/10/1956 @ SF Loss, 2-6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/09/1956 OTT Loss, 4-5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/08/1956 OTT Loss, 3-10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/07/1956 OTT Loss, 2-4 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Normal
Loyalty:Normal
Desire f. Win:High
Greed:High
Intelligence:Very Low
Work Ethic:Normal
Birthday:08/15/1923
Born in:Matsudo, CHI
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 2"
Weight:200 lbs
Local Popularity:Popular
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$26,000
Signed Through:1956 Season
Major Service:12 Years, 66 Days
Service This Yr:172 Days
40-Man Service:6 Years, 101 Days
Pro Service:14 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1941, 8th Pick in Round 2
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 128 393 123 25 0 12 52 59 32 37 .313 .365 .468 .833 .341 .155 110
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 100 434 2 10 0 17 4 3 184 37 1 0 100.0 62.7 5.76 3.5  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   121 39 7 0 2 16 19 11 16 2 0 1 .322 .378 .430 .808
Versus Right   272 84 18 0 10 36 39 21 21 1 4 1 .309 .359 .485 .845
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   21 7 1 0 1 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .391 .524 .915
May   48 13 4 0 1 3 8 5 9 0 0 1 .271 .352 .417 .769
June   82 28 3 0 4 10 18 10 4 1 2 0 .341 .409 .524 .933
July   90 26 7 0 1 11 11 6 10 1 2 1 .289 .337 .400 .737
August   97 32 7 0 2 14 9 6 11 0 0 0 .330 .369 .464 .833
September   55 17 3 0 3 13 10 3 2 1 0 0 .309 .339 .527 .866
Spring Training   72 18 4 0 0 8 5 5 6 1 1 0 .250 .295 .306 .600
Last Year   524 155 32 2 8 66 59 35 60 4 10 2 .296 .340 .410 .750
2 Years Ago   544 139 19 1 12 62 68 40 68 5 11 3 .256 .307 .360 .668
Career   2770 814 158 5 54 327 415 202 258 20 45 15 .294 .343 .413 .756
Home   191 60 8 0 7 24 31 15 16 2 4 1 .314 .364 .466 .830
Road   202 63 17 0 5 28 28 17 21 1 0 1 .312 .367 .470 .837
Grass   202 63 17 0 5 28 28 17 21 1 0 1 .312 .367 .470 .837
Turf   191 60 8 0 7 24 31 15 16 2 4 1 .314 .364 .466 .830
Day   111 34 10 0 5 19 21 9 9 1 1 0 .306 .355 .532 .887
Night   282 89 15 0 7 33 38 23 28 2 3 2 .316 .369 .443 .812
As Starter   366 112 23 0 11 51 53 31 35 3 4 2 .306 .361 .459 .820
As Reliever / Substitution   27 11 2 0 1 1 6 1 2 0 0 0 .407 .429 .593 1.021
Pinch Hitting   25 10 1 0 1 1 5 1 2 0 0 0 .400 .423 .560 .983
Close/Late   99 33 6 0 3 10 16 10 6 0 4 0 .333 .394 .485 .879
Inning 1-3   100 26 4 0 1 14 12 8 11 2 0 0 .260 .309 .330 .639
Inning 4-6   128 41 11 0 5 23 18 12 8 0 0 2 .320 .387 .523 .911
Inning 7-9   157 53 9 0 6 15 24 9 17 1 2 0 .338 .371 .510 .881
Extra Innings   8 3 1 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 2 0 .375 .545 .500 1.045
0 Outs   145 54 11 0 6 10 28 9 13 0 4 1 .372 .413 .572 .985
1 Outs   111 27 4 0 3 18 16 10 11 3 0 0 .243 .298 .360 .659
2 Outs   137 42 10 0 3 24 14 13 13 0 0 1 .307 .371 .445 .816
Scoring Position   94 23 1 0 2 31 14 17 8 3 1 0 .245 .351 .319 .670
Bases Empty   220 72 14 0 7 7 34 11 21 0 0 2 .327 .365 .486 .851
Runner on 1st   79 28 10 0 3 14 10 4 8 0 3 0 .354 .386 .595 .980
Runner on 2nd   27 7 1 0 1 5 4 5 2 0 0 0 .259 .375 .407 .782
Runner on 3rd   7 1 0 0 0 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 .143 .364 .143 .506
Runner on 1st & 2nd   25 8 0 0 1 8 5 1 4 0 1 0 .320 .346 .440 .786
Runner on 1st & 3rd   18 3 0 0 0 5 1 2 1 1 0 0 .167 .238 .167 .405
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   9 3 0 0 0 6 3 5 0 0 0 0 .333 .571 .333 .905
Bases Loaded   8 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 .125 .200 .125 .325
Two Strikes   126 35 10 0 5 14 22 12 37 0 0 0 .278 .341 .476 .817
First Pitch   65 21 4 0 3 11 8 0 0 1 2 1 .323 .328 .523 .851
Count 0-1   43 14 2 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 .326 .341 .442 .783
Count 0-2   20 4 2 0 0 1 3 0 8 0 0 0 .200 .200 .300 .500
Count 1-0   45 16 3 0 1 8 4 0 0 1 0 0 .356 .348 .489 .837
Count 1-1   42 9 1 0 0 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 .214 .209 .238 .447
Count 1-2   46 8 2 0 2 4 5 0 18 0 0 0 .174 .174 .348 .522
Count 2-0   18 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .222 .222 .222 .444
Count 2-1   38 16 4 0 2 6 8 0 0 0 0 0 .421 .421 .684 1.105
Count 2-2   28 13 1 0 1 1 7 0 3 0 0 0 .464 .464 .607 1.071
Count 3-0   1 0 0 0 0 1 6 15 0 0 0 0 .000 .938 .000 .938
Count 3-1   15 8 1 0 0 3 3 5 0 0 0 0 .533 .650 .600 1.250
Full Count   32 10 5 0 2 8 7 12 8 0 0 0 .313 .500 .656 1.156
Behind in Count   109 26 6 0 3 8 12 0 26 0 0 1 .239 .245 .376 .622
Ahead in Count   117 44 8 0 3 18 21 20 0 1 2 0 .376 .464 .521 .985
Batting 2nd   3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333
Batting 3rd   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 7th   1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Batting 8th   368 113 24 0 11 51 53 31 35 3 4 2 .307 .361 .462 .823
Batting 9th   20 7 1 0 1 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 .350 .381 .550 .931
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
1943 Chunichi - NPB 19 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 -0.0
1944 Chunichi - NPB 20 59 206 56 12 0 4 23 28 16 0 0 10 4 0 .272 .324 .388 .713 99 100 1.2
1945 Chunichi - NPB 21 46 168 47 9 0 1 11 29 15 1 0 6 1 1 .280 .342 .351 .694 103 102 0.8
1946 Chunichi - NPB 22 106 428 132 22 2 14 60 60 39 0 5 19 2 2 .308 .362 .467 .830 137 140 4.4
1947 Chunichi - NPB 23 122 470 166 19 1 18 93 77 51 4 9 10 6 0 .353 .414 .513 .927 173 166 6.7
1948 Chunichi - NPB 24 123 515 177 27 2 19 115 83 45 0 9 15 2 1 .344 .390 .515 .905 156 153 6.1
1949 Chunichi - NPB 25 98 315 99 17 2 12 60 54 40 1 8 7 1 2 .314 .385 .495 .880 153 149 3.7
1950 Chunichi - NPB 26 101 373 136 28 2 16 88 66 31 0 2 10 1 3 .365 .411 .579 .990 179 185 5.6
1951 Waterloo - PUB 27 107 450 155 35 1 7 43 99 39 2 2 22 2 0 .344 .398 .473 .871 135 141 4.6
1952 Waterloo - PUB 28 138 562 163 34 0 9 60 94 38 4 2 46 2 0 .290 .338 .399 .737 94 96 3.0
1953 Waterloo - PUB 29 85 297 79 13 1 6 44 36 18 2 4 25 0 1 .266 .308 .377 .686 78 76 0.6
1954 Toronto - PUB 30 151 544 139 19 1 12 62 68 40 3 5 68 1 3 .256 .307 .360 .668 72 73 0.8
1955 Toronto - PUB 31 143 524 155 32 2 8 66 59 35 2 4 60 1 0 .296 .340 .410 .750 95 95 2.7
1956 Toronto - PUB 32 128 393 123 25 0 12 52 59 32 2 3 37 1 0 .313 .365 .468 .833 115 110 3.5
Total PUB 752 2770 814 158 5 54 327 415 202 15 20 258 7 4 .294 .343 .413 .756 98 98 15.3
Total NPB 656 2478 813 134 9 84 450 397 237 6 33 77 17 9 .328 .383 .491 .875 151 150 28.4
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
1941 Total - HS 17 24 105 51 11 0 2 32 48 15 1 0 3 10 3 .486 .554 .648 1.201 100 100 0.0
1953 New Plymouth - AAA 29 35 124 48 5 1 3 16 29 19 1 1 14 1 0 .387 .469 .516 .985 155 166 0.0
Total PUBAAA 35 124 48 5 1 3 16 29 19 1 1 14 1 0 .387 .469 .516 .985 155 166
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
1944 Chunichi - NPB 20 4 16 8 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .688 1.188 0 0 0.0
1946 Chunichi - NPB 22 4 16 7 2 0 2 4 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 .438 .500 .938 1.438 0 0 0.0
1947 Chunichi - NPB 23 7 26 8 3 0 1 3 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 .308 .357 .538 .896 0 0 0.0
1948 Chunichi - NPB 24 7 28 9 0 1 1 3 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 .321 .367 .500 .867 0 0 0.0
1950 Chunichi - NPB 26 4 12 3 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .357 .417 .774 0 0 0.0
1951 Waterloo - PUB 27 13 56 20 4 0 1 10 7 2 1 1 5 0 0 .357 .383 .482 .865 0 0 0.0
1952 Waterloo - PUB 28 8 31 14 6 0 0 5 9 3 1 1 1 0 0 .452 .500 .645 1.145 0 0 0.0
Total PUB 21 87 34 10 0 1 15 16 5 2 2 6 0 0 .391 .427 .540 .967 158 166
Total NPB 26 98 35 6 3 4 12 18 7 1 0 6 1 0 .357 .406 .602 1.008 186 192
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1943 Chunichi - ML C 1 1 4 1 0 5 0 1.000 9.0 5.00 +0.1 .000 0 2 1 50.0
1944 Chunichi - ML C 57 53 342 21 1 365 2 .995 455.0 7.18 -0.7 1.017 2 44 7 15.9
1945 Chunichi - ML C 44 44 273 16 4 291 2 .993 341.0 7.63 -1.0 .963 4 43 10 23.3
1946 Chunichi - ML C 106 106 740 56 4 801 5 .994 963.0 7.44 -0.6 .996 8 112 30 26.8
1947 Chunichi - ML C 122 122 904 65 6 976 7 .993 1098.2 7.94 +1.1 .981 6 127 38 29.9
1948 Chunichi - ML C 123 123 849 75 7 933 9 .990 1134.1 7.33 -2.4 .963 6 120 29 24.2
1949 Chunichi - ML C 83 76 502 34 3 539 3 .994 686.2 7.03 -0.2 .973 5 61 20 32.8
1950 Chunichi - ML C 87 82 590 37 4 632 5 .992 752.0 7.50 -0.8 .985 5 61 15 24.6
1951 Waterloo - ML C 105 101 621 59 0 687 7 .990 910.2 6.72 -3.6 1.019 7 147 26 17.7
1952 Waterloo - ML C 138 134 793 105 7 908 10 .989 1187.1 6.81 +2.0 1.055 4 171 53 31.0
1953 Waterloo - ML C 81 78 446 56 6 509 7 .986 686.2 6.58 -0.2 .968 3 115 38 33.0
1954 Toronto - ML C 149 147 944 79 1 1036 13 .987 1245.2 7.39 -0.0 1.024 8 150 46 30.7
1955 Toronto - ML C 143 138 900 102 4 1007 5 .995 1185.1 7.61 +1.4 .981 9 163 63 38.7
1956 Toronto - ML C 102 100 655 93 7 756 8 .989 898.1 7.49 +7.2 1.105 7 102 47 46.1
TOTAL C 1341 1305 8563 799 54 9445 83 .991 11553.2 7.29 +2.2 1.008 74 1418 423 29.8
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1941 Drafted in the 1941 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 8, 23rd overall pick) by the Chunichi Dragons.
12/27/1941 Signed a minor league contract with the Chunichi Dragons organization with a signing bonus of $6,070.
01/01/1942 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 15 (28); Power: 4 (23); Eye: 10 (23).
01/01/1943 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 31 (35); Power: 14 (25); Eye: 18 (32).
03/27/1943 Named the #84 prospect in the NPB
10/05/1943 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1944 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 58 (67); Power: 25 (47); Eye: 40 (68).
05/23/1944 Injured (oblique strain), out for one week.
09/30/1944 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1945 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 77 (77); Power: 45 (64); Eye: 59 (76).
05/08/1945 Injured on 05/04/1945, diagnosed with torn ankle ligaments, will miss 3-4 months.
09/11/1945 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $15,000 with the Chunichi Dragons organization.
01/01/1946 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 100 (100); Power: 61 (72); Eye: 59 (67).
05/13/1946 Wins the NPB JCL Player of the Week Award.
06/03/1946 Wins the NPB JCL Player of the Week Award.
06/08/1946 Was selected to the 1946 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
07/27/1946 Injured (back spasms), day-to-day for one week.
07/31/1946 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another one week.
08/13/1946 Injured on 08/08/1946, diagnosed with a strained lat, will miss 3 weeks.
09/11/1946 Won the 1946 Nippon Professional Baseball League Round 1 with the Chunichi Dragons!
09/16/1946 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $18,000 with the Chunichi Dragons organization.
10/27/1946 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $19,000 with the Chunichi Dragons organization.
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 95 (95); Power: 63 (63); Eye: 64 (69).
03/30/1947 Goes 5-6 against the Yokohama BayStars, with 1 RBI and 1 R.
04/07/1947 Wins the NPB JCL Player of the Week Award.
05/01/1947 Wins the NPB JCL Batter of the Month Award.
05/05/1947 Wins the NPB JCL Player of the Week Award.
06/07/1947 Was selected to the 1947 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
06/09/1947 Wins the NPB JCL Player of the Week Award.
06/26/1947 Injured (back tightness), day-to-day for 3 days.
07/08/1947 Injured (bruised ankle), day-to-day for 2 days.
08/16/1947 Injured (sore knee), day-to-day for 2 days.
09/13/1947 Won the 1947 Nippon Professional Baseball League Round 1 with the Chunichi Dragons!
09/28/1947 Wins the 1947 NPB JCL Outstanding Hitter Award.
12/11/1947 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $21,000 with the Chunichi Dragons organization.
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 90 (90); Power: 60 (60); Eye: 58 (60).
04/10/1948 Goes 5-8 against the Hiroshima Carp, with 0 RBI and 1 R.
04/12/1948 Wins the NPB JCL Player of the Week Award.
04/19/1948 Wins the NPB JCL Player of the Week Award.
04/22/1948 Goes 0-3 against the Yokohama BayStars, ending his hitting streak at 22 games.
06/05/1948 Was selected to the 1948 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
07/01/1948 Wins the NPB JCL Batter of the Month Award.
09/11/1948 Won the 1948 Nippon Professional Baseball League Round 1 with the Chunichi Dragons!
11/17/1948 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $23,000 with the Chunichi Dragons organization.
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 100 (100); Power: 64 (64); Eye: 63 (64).
06/04/1949 Was selected to the 1949 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
10/29/1949 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $25,000 with the Chunichi Dragons organization.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 91 (91); Power: 64 (64); Eye: 62 (63).
04/17/1950 Wins the NPB JCL Player of the Week Award.
05/01/1950 Wins the NPB JCL Batter of the Month Award.
06/03/1950 Was selected to the 1950 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
09/09/1950 Won the 1950 Nippon Professional Baseball League Round 1 with the Chunichi Dragons!
12/16/1950 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $27,600 with the Chunichi Dragons organization.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 93 (93); Power: 59 (59); Eye: 57 (57).
02/24/1951 Signed a 5-year contract worth a total of $225,000 with the Waterloo Spitfires organization.
06/01/1951 Goes 5-6 against the Oakland Oaks, with 1 2B, 0 RBI and 2 R.
06/12/1951 Goes 5-7 against the Ottawa Knights, with 2 2B, 1 RBI and 2 R.
06/15/1951 Was selected to the 1951 Polaris Union Baseball All-Star Game.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 80 (80); Power: 53 (53); Eye: 48 (49).
07/14/1952 Wins the PUB CL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 73 (77); Power: 51 (51); Eye: 54 (54).
11/22/1953 Became a free agent.
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 71 (74); Power: 48 (50); Eye: 54 (54).
01/06/1954 Signed a 3-year contract worth a total of $78,000 with the Toronto Blue Jays organization.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 63 (69); Power: 46 (48); Eye: 54 (56).
05/23/1955 Injured (knee inflammation), out for 5 days.
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 64 (66); Power: 48 (48); Eye: 51 (58).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year PA Rank
1948 570 9
Year AB Rank
1948 515 8
Year H Rank
1946 132 9
1947 166 2
1948 177 3
Year TB Rank
1946 200 10
1947 241 4
1948 265 2
1950 216 8
Year 2B Rank
1948 27 7
1950 28 8
1951 35 9
Year HR Rank
1947 18 10
1948 19 6
1950 16 10
Year RBI Rank
1947 93 2
1948 115 1
1950 88 3
Year R Rank
1947 77 5
1948 83 4
1951 99 8
Year IBB Rank
1947 13 1
1948 6 6
1956 10 10
Year SF Rank
1946 5 9
1947 9 2
1948 9 1
1949 8 1
Year EBH Rank
1948 48 5
1950 46 8
Year AVG Rank
1946 .308 1
1947 .353 1
1948 .344 3
1951 .344 3
Year OBP Rank
1946 .362 5
1947 .414 1
1948 .390 4
1951 .398 8
Year SLG Rank
1946 .467 5
1947 .513 1
1948 .515 3
Year RC Rank
1946 73.32 5
1947 99.78 1
1948 101.96 3
1950 84.12 6
Year RC/27 Rank
1946 6.35 2
1947 8.16 1
1948 7.52 3
Year ISO Rank
1947 .160 7
1948 .171 7
Year WOBA Rank
1946 .359 2
1947 .385 1
1948 .382 2
Year OPS Rank
1946 .830 2
1947 .927 1
1948 .905 2
Year WAR Rank
1946 3.3 7
1947 6.1 1
1948 5.0 3
1949 3.2 7
1950 4.8 5
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