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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
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
 
41
178
163
40
58
6
8
6
29
8
0
12
0
 
0
2
1
0
0
 
.356
.407
.601
1.008
200
10.3
.465
5
2
CF
 
284
1263
1148
283
398
59
44
63
283
17
0
91
0
 
0
9
15
0
0
 
.347
.399
.639
1.038
190
10.5
.450
 
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
2
CF
 
77
352
319
78
112
17
11
13
55
9
0
26
0
 
0
3
4
0
0
 
.351
.405
.596
1.001
188
10.1
.445



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
CAG
NN2
32.1
OF
 
37
307.7
83
75
3
5
0
 
.940
.956
 
2.28
1.90
CAG
-
33.1
OF
 
41
347.7
96
94
2
0
1
 
1.000
.967
 
2.49
1.79
5
2
OF
 
286
1930.3
534
500
17
17
3
 
.968
.956
 
2.41
1.87



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
CAG
NN2
32.1
CF
 
36
301.7
83
75
3
5
0
 
.940
.960
 
2.33
2.26
CAG
-
33.1
CF
 
41
347.7
96
94
2
0
1
 
1.000
.983
 
2.49
2.14
5
2
CF
 
282
1909.3
532
498
17
17
3
 
.968
.963
 
2.43
2.27



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
CAG
NN2
32.1
LF
 
1
6.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.949
 
0.00
1.67
2
2
LF
 
3
19.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.951
 
0.95
1.73



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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