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Al Downing
Alphonso Erwin Downing
Bats Right, Throws Left
Height 5' 11", Weight 177 lb.
Debut July 19, 1961
Born June 28, 1941 in Trenton, NJ

 

Pitching   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERAa *ERA+
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 1961 20 NYY AL   0   1   5   1   0   0  0    9.0    7    8   0   12   12  8.00  3.70   46
 1962 21 NYY AL   0   0   1   0   0   0  0    1.0    0    0   0    0    1  0.00  3.60    0
 1963 22 NYY AL  13   5  24  22  10   4  0  175.7  114   50   7   80  171  2.56  3.52  137
 1964 23 NYY AL  13   8  37  35  11   1  2  244.0  201   94  18  120  217  3.47  3.63  105
 1965 24 NYY AL  12  14  35  32   8   2  0  212.0  185   80  16  105  179  3.40  3.39  100
 1966 25 NYY AL  10  11  30  30   1   0  0  200.0  178   79  23   79  152  3.56  3.33   94
 1967 26 NYY AL  14  10  31  28  10   4  0  201.7  158   59  13   61  171  2.63  3.13  119
 1968 27 NYY AL   3   3  15  12   1   0  0   61.3   54   24   7   20   40  3.52  2.89   82
 1969 28 NYY AL   7   5  30  15   5   1  0  130.7  117   49  12   49   85  3.38  3.49  103
 1970 29 OAK AL   3   3  10   6   1   0  0   41.0   39   18   5   22   26  3.95  3.53   89
         MIL AL   2  10  17  16   1   0  0   94.3   79   35   8   59   53  3.34  3.80  114
         TOT AL   5  13  27  22   2   0  0  135.3  118   53  13   81   79  3.52  3.72  105
 1971 30 LAD NL  20   9  37  36  12   5  0  262.3  245   78  16   84  136  2.68  3.23  121
 1972 31 LAD NL   9   9  31  30   7   4  0  202.7  196   67  13   67  117  2.98  3.35  113
 1973 32 LAD NL   9   9  30  28   5   2  0  193.0  155   71  19   68  124  3.31  3.45  104
 1974 33 LAD NL   5   6  21  16   1   1  0   98.3   94   40   7   45   63  3.66  3.41   93
 1975 34 LAD NL   2   1  22   6   0   0  1   74.7   59   24   6   28   39  2.89  3.41  118
 1976 35 LAD NL   1   2  17   3   0   0  0   46.7   43   20   3   18   30  3.86  3.39   88
 1977 36 LAD NL   0   1  12   1   0   0  0   20.0   22   15   4   16   23  6.75  3.83   57
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 17 Yr WL% .535 123 107 405 317  73  24  3 2268.3 1946  811 177  933 1639  3.22  3.40  106
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 162 Game Avg    11  10  38  29   6   2  0  213.6  183   76  16   87  154  3.22  3.40  106
 Career High     20  14  37  36  12   5  2  262.3  245   94  23  120  217  2.56  3.72  137
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
                 W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERA *ERA+

* indicates the value is park adjusted

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

Batting   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1961 20 NYY AL   5    1    0    0   0  0   0    0   0  0   0   0  .000  .000  .000    0   0   0   0   0   0
 1963 22 NYY AL  24   58    4    6   2  0   0    2   0  0   3  31  .103  .148  .138    8   3   0   0   0   0
 1964 23 NYY AL  40   85    5   15   1  1   0    7   0  0   4  33  .176  .213  .212   18   4   0   0   0   2
 1965 24 NYY AL  36   74    4    8   2  0   1    7   0  0   3  30  .108  .143  .176   13   6   0   0   0   0
 1966 25 NYY AL  30   70    4    7   0  1   0    7   0  0   4  30  .100  .149  .129    9   5   0   0   0   2
 1967 26 NYY AL  31   66    5    8   1  0   1    2   0  0   5  29  .121  .183  .182   12   1   0   0   0   3
 1968 27 NYY AL  15   17    1    3   0  0   0    1   0  0   1  10  .176  .222  .176    3   0   0   0   0   1
 1969 28 NYY AL  30   44    2    6   1  0   0    5   0  0   2  17  .136  .174  .159    7   2   0   0   0   0
 1970 29 OAK AL  10   11    0    2   0  0   0    1   0  0   0   5  .182  .182  .182    2   1   0   0   0   0
         MIL AL  17   24    0    2   0  0   0    1   0  0   0  12  .083  .083  .083    2   7   0   0   0   0
         TOT AL  27   35    0    4   0  0   0    2   0  0   0  17  .114  .114  .114    4   8   0   0   0   0
 1971 30 LAD NL  37   92    4   16   2  0   0   10   0  0   6  28  .174  .224  .196   18   8   0   0   0   5
 1972 31 LAD NL  31   66    2    8   1  1   0    2   0  0   1  27  .121  .134  .167   11   6   0   0   0   0
 1973 32 LAD NL  30   57    2    5   2  0   0    3   0  0   5  18  .088  .161  .123    7   7   0   0   0   1
 1974 33 LAD NL  21   29    3    5   0  0   0    2   0  0   1  11  .172  .194  .172    5   3   1   0   0   1
 1975 34 LAD NL  22   16    0    0   0  0   0    1   0  0   2   8  .000  .105  .000    0   0   1   0   0   0
 1976 35 LAD NL  17    6    0    0   0  0   0    0   0  0   0   4  .000  .000  .000    0   0   0   0   0   0
 1977 36 LAD NL  12    1    0    0   0  0   0    0   0  0   0   0  .000  .000  .000    0   0   0   0   0   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 17 Seasons     409  717   36   91  12  3   2   51   0  0  37 293  .127  .169  .160  115  53   2   0   0  15
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        284   14   36   5  1   1   20   0  0  15 116  .127  .169  .160   46  21   1   0   0   6
 Career High     40   92    5   16   2  1   1   10   0  0   6  33                     18   8   1   0   0   5
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

Special Batting   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  PA  Outs  RC   xR  xR27  xW   OWP    BA *lgBA   OBP *lgOBP  SLG *lgSLG  OPS *lgOPS*OPS+ psOPS  SB% 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 1961 20 NYY AL    1    1    0                     | .000  .300| .000  .300| .000  .400| .000  .700| -100         0%
 1963 22 NYY AL   64   55    1                     | .103  .253| .148  .320| .138  .393| .285  .713| -19         0%
 1964 23 NYY AL   93   76    3                     | .176  .258| .213  .327| .212  .401| .425  .728|  18         0%
 1965 24 NYY AL   83   72    1                     | .108  .250| .143  .319| .176  .382| .319  .702|  -9         0%
 1966 25 NYY AL   79   70    1                     | .100  .244| .149  .309| .129  .376| .277  .685| -18         0%
 1967 26 NYY AL   72   62    2                     | .121  .239| .183  .307| .182  .358| .365  .665|  10         0%
 1968 27 NYY AL   18   15    0                     | .176  .235| .222  .306| .176  .347| .399  .653|  24         0%
 1969 28 NYY AL   48   40    1                     | .136  .250| .174  .326| .159  .377| .333  .703|  -4         0%
 1970 29 OAK AL   12   10    0                     | .182  .255| .182  .327| .182  .391| .364  .718|   2         0%
         MIL AL   31   29    0                     | .083  .258| .083  .333| .083  .396| .167  .729| -54         0%
         TOT AL   43   39    0                     | .114  .257| .114  .331| .114  .394| .229  .726| -37         0%
 1971 30 LAD NL  106   89    4                     | .174  .252| .224  .317| .196  .370| .420  .687|  24         0%
 1972 31 LAD NL   73   64    1                     | .121  .255| .134  .322| .167  .376| .301  .698| -14         0%
 1973 32 LAD NL   69   60    1                     | .088  .258| .161  .326| .123  .384| .284  .710| -19         0%
 1974 33 LAD NL   34   29    1                     | .172  .259| .194  .329| .172  .372| .366  .701|   5         0%
 1975 34 LAD NL   19   17    0                     | .000  .263| .105  .332| .000  .375| .105  .707| -68         0%
 1976 35 LAD NL    6    6    0                     | .000  .267| .000  .333| .000  .367| .000  .700| -100         0%
 1977 36 LAD NL    1    1    0                     | .000  .300| .000  .300| .000  .400| .000  .700| -100         0%
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 17 Seasons      809  696   19                     | .127  .252| .169  .320| .160  .379| .330  .699|  -5         0%

* indicates the value is park adjusted

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

Fielding   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO    A    E   DP    FP   lgFP  RnF  lgRnF  GS  Inn  
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 1961 20 NYY AL   P*   5      0    2    0    0 1.000  .954  2.00  2.00   1    9.0
 1962 21 NYY AL   P*   1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  1.80   0    1.0
 1963 22 NYY AL   P*  24      7   18    1    1  .962  .955  1.28  1.99  22  175.7
 1964 23 NYY AL   P*  37      6   39    0    0 1.000  .957  1.66  1.90  35  244.0
 1965 24 NYY AL   P*  35      6   36    2    4  .955  .951  1.78  2.04  32  212.0
 1966 25 NYY AL   P*  30      4   16    3    2  .870  .952  0.90  1.99  30  200.0
 1967 26 NYY AL   P*  31      9   27    1    2  .973  .957  1.61  1.96  28  201.7
 1968 27 NYY AL   P*  15      2    9    0    0 1.000  .957  1.62  1.89  12   61.3
 1969 28 NYY AL   P*  30      3   14    1    1  .944  .951  1.17  1.88  15  130.7
 1970 29 OAK AL   P*  10      1   15    0    2 1.000  .951  3.51  1.87   6   41.0
         MIL AL   P*  17      8   15    3    0  .885  .951  2.20  1.86  16   94.3
         TOT AL   P*  27      9   30    3    2  .929  .951  2.59  1.86  22  135.3
 1971 30 LAD NL   P*  37      7   40    1    2  .979  .954  1.61  1.90  36  262.3
 1972 31 LAD NL   P*  31      5   54    1    5  .983  .950  2.62  1.78  30  202.7
 1973 32 LAD NL   P*  30      8   34    3    1  .933  .950  1.96  1.88  28  193.0
 1974 33 LAD NL   P*  21      2   20    1    2  .957  .944  2.01  1.88  16   98.3
 1975 34 LAD NL   P*  22      4   17    0    0 1.000  .946  2.53  1.86   6   74.7
 1976 35 LAD NL   P*  17      0    9    0    1 1.000  .950  1.73  1.89   3   46.7
 1977 36 LAD NL   P*  12      0    3    1    0  .750  .950  1.35  1.84   1   20.0
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 Position Total   P* 405     72  368   18   23  .961  .952  1.75  1.91 317 2268.4
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 Overall Total       405     72  368   18   23  .961  .952  1.09  1.19

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

* indicates Innings Played rather than Games Played was used in Range Factor calculations.
# indicates breakdown of outfield by position games played is for entire career.

Postseason Pitching

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV CG   IP   H   ER  BB  SO
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1963 WS    NYY LAD   L    1   5.40  0-1   0  0   5.0   7   3   1   6
 1964 WS    NYY STL   L    3   8.22  0-1   0  0   7.7   9   7   2   5
 1974 NLCS  LAD PIT   W    1   0.00  0-0   0  0   4.0   1   0   1   0
      WS    LAD OAK   L    1   2.45  0-1   0  0   3.7   4   1   4   3
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
  3 World Series     0-3   5   6.04  0-3   0  0  16.3  20  11   7  14
  4 Postseason Ser   1-3   6   4.85  0-3   0  0  20.3  21  11   8  14
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+

Postseason Batting

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1963 WS    NYY LAD   L    1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0
 1964 WS    NYY STL   L    3   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  .000  .000  .000  0
 1974 NLCS  LAD PIT   W    1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
      WS    LAD OAK   L    1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
  3 World Series     0-3   5   4  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  3  .000  .000  .000  0
  4 Postseason Ser   1-3   6   5  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  3  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+

Appearances on Leaderboards and Awards  

Awards are Year-League-Award, Stats are Year-Value-Rank

All-Star
1967
Top 10 MVP
1971-NL-10
Top 10 CYA
1971-NL-3
ERA
1963-2.56-5
1967-2.63-8
1971-2.68-7
Wins
1967-14-10
1971-20-2
Won-Loss %
1963-.722-3
1971-.690-5
(BB + H)/9IP
1963-9.94-6
1967-9.77-7
1973-10.40-7
Hits Allowed/9IP
1963-5.84-1
1964-7.41-6
1967-7.05-5
1973-7.23-6
Car-7.72-52
Strikeouts/9IP
1963-8.76-1
1964-8.00-2
1965-7.60-6
1966-6.84-6
1967-7.63-7
Car-6.50-98
Innings
1964-244.0-9
Strikeouts
1963-171-8
1964-217-1
1965-179-5
Games Started
1964-35-8
1971-36-9
Comp. Games
1964-11-9
Shutouts
1963-4-3
1967-4-9
1971-5-1
1972-4-6
Home Runs Allow.
1966-23-8
Base On Balls Allow.
1963-80-10
1964-120-1
1965-105-3
1966-79-8
1971-84-9
Losses
1965-14-9
Adjusted ERA+
1963-137-6

Black Ink: Pitching - 7 (Average HOFer ~ 40)
Gray Ink: Pitching - 57 (Average HOFer ~ 185)
HOF Standards: Pitching - 18.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Pitching - 19.0 (Likely HOFer > 100)

Act.- Denotes rank among active players, Car. - Denotes career rank

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