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Turkey Stearnes
Norman Stearnes
 
 
Born: May 8, 1901 in Nashville, TN
Died: September 4, 1979 - 78 years old in Detroit, MI
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 5'11" Wt: 170
Batting Ratings(?)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Player in 2000
- Buried: Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton Township MI

Overall

Multi-Team Years

Batting Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
G
R
H
   
DS
NNL
22.1
CF
 
69
299
279
70
101
18
14
17
85
2
17
 
1
2
 
.362
.401
.710
1.110
211
11.7
.472
DS
NNL
23.1
CF
 
58
258
235
55
84
8
12
9
65
1
19
 
0
4
 
.357
.406
.609
1.014
172
10.6
.442
DS
NNL
27.1
CF
 
80
354
315
80
101
16
7
24
78
5
29
 
5
5
 
.321
.387
.644
1.031
187
9.8
.441
NLG
EAS
29.1
CF
 
19
88
73
31
31
9
4
6
33
7
12
 
0
3
 
.425
.506
.904
1.410
236
19.0
.565
CAG
NN2
32.1
CF
 
36
174
156
38
54
11
3
7
26
1
14
 
1
3
 
.346
.404
.590
.993
176
10.0
.424
CAG
-
33.1
CF
 
42
183
168
42
61
7
8
7
30
10
0
12
0
 
0
2
1
0
0
 
.363
.412
.625
1.037
208
11.0
.479
CAG
NN2
34.1
CF
 
39
165
138
34
55
8
5
5
41
9
22
 
1
4
 
.399
.484
.638
1.122
190
14.2
.489
PS
NN2
35.1
CF
 
40
181
162
31
53
6
2
6
32
1
16
 
1
2
 
.327
.391
.500
.891
141
8.3
.401
8
4
CF
 
383
1702
1526
381
540
83
55
81
390
36
0
141
0
 
0
11
24
0
0
 
.354
.412
.640
1.052
188
11.0
.456
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
3
CF
 
207
911
829
205
286
42
33
50
228
8
0
65
0
 
0
6
11
0
0
 
.345
.397
.656
1.053
191
10.7
.452
1
CF
 
19
88
73
31
31
9
4
6
33
7
0
12
0
 
0
0
3
0
0
 
.425
.506
.904
1.410
236
19.0
.565
3
CF
 
117
522
462
114
170
26
16
19
97
20
0
48
0
 
0
4
8
0
0
 
.368
.432
.617
1.049
192
11.6
.464
1
CF
 
40
181
162
31
53
6
2
6
32
1
0
16
0
 
0
1
2
0
0
 
.327
.391
.500
.891
141
8.3
.401



Pitching Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
W
L
G
R
H
K
 
DS
NNL
22.1
SP
 
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
7.0
14
12
13
0
0
3
4
2
0
1
37
 
15.43
27
2.429
5.4
10.8
0.50
1
1
 
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
7.0
14
12
13
0
0
3
4
2
0
1
37
15.43
27
2.429
5.4
10.8
0.50



Outfield Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
22.1
OF
 
70
591.7
143
136
2
5
1
 
.965
.952
 
2.10
1.81
DS
NNL
23.1
OF
 
58
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
DS
NNL
27.1
OF
 
80
683.3
212
195
10
7
1
 
.967
.954
 
2.70
1.96
NLG
EAS
29.1
OF
 
19
161.0
47
44
2
1
1
 
.979
.963
 
2.57
2.18
CAG
NN2
32.1
OF
 
37
307.7
83
75
3
5
0
 
.940
.956
 
2.28
1.90
CAG
-
33.1
OF
 
42
355.7
100
97
2
1
1
 
.990
.964
 
2.51
1.77
CAG
NN2
34.1
OF
 
38
317.3
77
71
3
3
1
 
.961
.950
 
2.10
2.02
PS
NN2
35.1
OF
 
41
349.3
105
99
3
3
0
 
.971
.963
 
2.63
1.98
8
4
OF
 
385
2766.0
767
717
25
25
5
 
.967
.957
 
2.41
1.92



Center Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
22.1
CF
 
69
589.7
143
136
2
5
1
 
.965
.953
 
2.11
2.07
DS
NNL
23.1
CF
 
58
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
DS
NNL
27.1
CF
 
78
670.3
210
193
10
7
1
 
.967
.963
 
2.73
2.53
NLG
EAS
29.1
CF
 
17
143.0
45
42
2
1
1
 
.978
.965
 
2.77
2.59
CAG
NN2
32.1
CF
 
36
301.7
83
75
3
5
0
 
.940
.960
 
2.33
2.26
CAG
-
33.1
CF
 
42
355.7
100
97
2
1
1
 
.990
.980
 
2.51
2.12
CAG
NN2
34.1
CF
 
38
317.3
77
71
3
3
1
 
.961
.958
 
2.10
2.43
PS
NN2
35.1
CF
 
39
337.3
103
97
3
3
0
 
.971
.973
 
2.67
2.34
8
4
CF
 
377
2715.0
761
711
25
25
5
 
.967
.964
 
2.44
2.31



Left Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
27.1
LF
 
2
13.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.951
 
1.38
1.76
NLG
EAS
29.1
LF
 
2
18.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.966
 
1.00
1.90
CAG
NN2
32.1
LF
 
1
6.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.949
 
0.00
1.67
PS
NN2
35.1
LF
 
2
12.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.960
 
1.50
1.78
4
4
LF
 
7
49.0
6
6
0
0
0
 
1.000
.959
 
1.10
1.80



Pitcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
22.1
P
 
1
7.0
5
2
3
0
0
 
1.000
.949
 
6.43
3.41
1
1
P
 
1
7.0
5
2
3
0
0
 
1.000
.949
 
6.43
3.41



Right Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
22.1
RF
 
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.957
 
0.00
1.63
1
1
RF
 
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
 
0.00
1.63



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