Elmer Valo
Elmer William Valo
 
 
Born: March 5, 1921 in Ribnik, Czechoslovakia
Died: July 19, 1998 - 77 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 5'11" Wt: 190
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Philadelphia Athletics as an Amateur Free Agent in 1938
- Served in the Army during World War II
- High School: Palmerton (Palmerton, PA)

Teams

Park Factors
Attendance
Age
Team
Lg
W
L
HR
Ballpark
19.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
8
54
100
.351
1.01
0.83
Shibe Park
6 / 8
0.69
20.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
8
64
90
.416
1.02
0.88
Shibe Park
6 / 8
0.87
21.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
8
55
99
.357
1.01
0.83
Shibe Park
6 / 8
0.81
22.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
8
49
105
.318
1.02
0.85
Shibe Park
6 / 8
0.80
25.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
8
49
105
.318
1.02
0.80
Shibe Park
7 / 8
0.51
26.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
5
78
76
.506
1.00
0.77
Shibe Park
6 / 8
0.77
27.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
4
84
70
.545
1.00
0.78
Shibe Park
5 / 8
0.68
28.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
5
81
73
.526
0.99
0.77
Shibe Park
6 / 8
0.61
29.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
8
52
102
.338
0.99
0.79
Shibe Park
7 / 8
0.27
30.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
6
70
84
.455
1.03
0.79
Shibe Park
7 / 8
0.41
31.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
4
79
75
.513
1.06
0.82
Shibe Park
7 / 8
0.60
32.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
7
59
95
.383
1.06
0.84
Connie Mack Stadium
7 / 8
0.41
33.3
Philadelphia Athletics
AL
8
51
103
.331
1.06
0.89
Connie Mack Stadium
8 / 8
0.31
34.3
Kansas City Athletics
AL
6
63
91
.409
1.04
0.93
Municipal Stadium I
2 / 8
1.27
35.3
Kansas City Athletics
AL
8
52
102
.338
1.04
1.12
Municipal Stadium I
4 / 8
1.03
35.3
Philadelphia Phillies
NL
5
71
83
.461
0.98
0.80
Connie Mack Stadium
6 / 8
0.87
36.3
Brooklyn Dodgers
NL
3
84
70
.545
1.08
1.11
Ebbets Field
5 / 8
0.94
37.3
Los Angeles Dodgers
NL
7
71
83
.461
1.04
0.81
Los Angeles Memorial Colise
2 / 8
1.45
38.3
Cleveland Indians
AL
2
89
65
.578
0.97
1.05
Cleveland Stadium
2 / 8
1.31
39.3
New York Yankees
AL
1
97
57
.630
0.94
1.06
Yankee Stadium I
2 / 8
1.41
39.3
Washington Senators
AL
5
73
81
.474
1.01
0.86
Griffith Stadium II
8 / 8
0.65
40.3
Minnesota Twins
AL
7
70
90
.438
1.04
1.05
Metropolitan Stadium
3 / 10
1.24
40.3
Philadelphia Phillies
NL
8
47
107
.305
0.99
0.88
Connie Mack Stadium
8 / 8
0.54
20
6
1542
2006
.435
0
0
1
0
1.02
0.88
0.80

Park Factors
Att
Team
   
W
L
HR
15
OAK
940
1370
.407
0
0
0
0
1.02
0.67
2
PHI
118
190
.383
0
0
0
0
0.98
0.70
2
LAD
155
153
.503
0
0
0
0
1.06
1.19
1
CLE
89
65
.578
0
0
0
0
0.97
1.31
1
NYY
97
57
.630
0
0
1
0
0.94
1.41
2
MIN
143
171
.455
0
0
0
0
1.03
0.95

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