Thurman Munson
Thurman Lee Munson
(Tugboat,Squatty Body,The Walrus)
 
Born: June 7, 1947 in Akron, OH
Died: August 2, 1979 - 32 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'11" Wt: 190
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the New York Yankees in 1968 - (Round 1 / Pick 4)
- Served in the Army
- High School: Lehman (Canton, OH)
- College/Univ: Kent State University (1967-1968)

Defensive Regression Analysis

Multi-Team Years

Catcher
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
 
A2
  Runs
GO2
CS
A2
PB
NYA
AL
22.1
C
 
25
218.0
 
2.2
10.2
3.1
-0.9
 
0.7
2.9
1.4
4.3
-3.6
NYA
AL
23.1
C
 
125
1092.7
 
9.8
8.9
13.9
-4.1
 
13.2
10.6
4.4
15.0
-1.8
NYA
AL
24.1
C
 
117
1019.0
 
9.0
8.8
10.9
-1.9
 
7.0
2.8
7.5
10.3
-3.3
NYA
AL
25.1
C
 
132
1160.0
 
9.7
8.4
10.9
-1.2
 
8.7
6.4
3.3
9.6
-0.9
NYA
AL
26.1
C
 
142
1246.0
 
10.2
8.2
10.4
-0.2
 
13.1
6.5
5.8
12.3
0.8
NYA
AL
27.1
C
 
137
1202.7
 
11.6
9.6
12.5
-0.9
 
7.8
10.4
-2.2
8.2
-0.4
NYA
AL
28.1
C
 
130
1131.7
 
9.5
8.4
10.8
-1.3
 
13.6
7.8
9.0
16.7
-3.1
NYA
AL
29.1
C
 
121
1062.0
 
7.3
6.9
8.3
-0.9
 
7.0
6.5
1.0
7.6
-0.5
NYA
AL
30.1
C
 
136
1158.7
 
3.3
2.8
3.3
0.0
 
2.4
1.4
0.4
1.8
0.7
NYA
AL
31.1
C
 
125
1063.0
 
4.9
4.6
3.0
2.0
 
-0.1
-4.7
4.6
-0.1
0.0
NYA
AL
32.1
C
 
88
754.7
 
4.7
6.3
2.7
2.0
 
11.5
2.8
3.8
6.6
4.9
11
1
C
 
1278
11108.3
 
82.3
7.4
89.7
-7.3
 
84.9
53.3
39.0
92.3
-7.3
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Designated Hitter
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
NYA
AL
26.1
DH
 
1
NYA
AL
27.1
DH
 
4
NYA
AL
28.1
DH
 
22
NYA
AL
29.1
DH
 
21
NYA
AL
30.1
DH
 
10
NYA
AL
31.1
DH
 
14
NYA
AL
32.1
DH
 
5
7
1
DH
 
77
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Right Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
NYA
AL
24.1
RF
 
1
0.7
 
-0.0
-1.6
-0.0
-0.0
 
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
NYA
AL
28.1
RF
 
1
9.0
 
0.0
0.7
0.0
-0.0
 
0.9
1.0
-0.1
NYA
AL
29.1
RF
 
9
62.0
 
0.0
0.7
0.1
-0.1
 
-3.5
-3.2
-0.3
NYA
AL
31.1
RF
 
13
118.0
 
0.1
0.7
0.3
-0.2
 
3.0
3.6
-0.6
4
1
RF
 
24
189.7
 
0.1
0.7
0.4
-0.3
 
0.3
1.3
-0.9
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



First Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
NYA
AL
28.1
1B
 
2
17.0
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.0
0.0
NYA
AL
32.1
1B
 
3
19.0
 
-0.1
-3.0
-0.1
 
-0.6
-0.6
2
1
1B
 
5
36.0
 
-0.1
-1.6
-0.1
 
-0.6
-0.6
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Left Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
NYA
AL
28.1
LF
 
1
8.0
 
-0.1
-10.9
-0.1
-0.0
 
-0.5
-0.5
-0.0
NYA
AL
29.1
LF
 
2
21.0
 
-0.2
-10.9
-0.2
-0.0
 
-2.2
-2.1
-0.1
2
1
LF
 
3
29.0
 
-0.3
-10.9
-0.3
-0.0
 
-2.7
-2.6
-0.2
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Third Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
NYA
AL
28.1
3B
 
1
4.0
 
-0.0
-4.4
-0.0
 
-0.4
-0.4
1
1
3B
 
1
4.0
 
-0.0
-4.4
-0.0
 
-0.4
-0.4
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry




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