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Mel Ott Mel Ott
Full name: Melvin Thomas Ott
Born: March 2, 1909, Gretna, Louisiana
Died November 21, 1958, New Orleans, Louisiana
Buried at Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana
First Game: April 27, 1926; Final Game: July 11, 1947
Managed First Game: April 14, 1942; Managed Final Game: July 15, 1948
Bat: Left Throw: Right Height: 5' 9" Weight: 170
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1951
OF on TSN All-Star Team (1934 to 1936 and 1938)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
1926 NY  N                35    60    7   23   2   0   0    4    1    9   0   0        1      .383  .393  .417   0.2 1926 NY  N
1927 NY  N                82   163   23   46   7   3   1   19   13    9   0   4        2      .282  .335  .380  -0.7 1927 NY  N
1928 NY  N               124   435   69  140  26   4  18   77   52   36   2  10        3      .322  .397  .524   1.5 1928 NY  N
1929 NY  N               150   545  138  179  37   2  42  151  113   38   6  10        6      .328  .449  .635   5.0 1929 NY  N
1930 NY  N               148   521  122  182  34   5  25  119  103   35   2  20        9      .349  .458  .578   3.7 1930 NY  N
1931 NY  N               138   497  104  145  23   8  29  115   80   44   2   1       10      .292  .392  .545   3.4 1931 NY  N
1932 NY  N               154   566  119  180  30   8  38  123  100   39   4   3        6      .318  .424  .601   5.2 1932 NY  N
1933 NY  N               152   580   98  164  36   1  23  103   75   48   2   4  10    1      .283  .367  .467   1.6 1933 NY  N
1934 NY  N               153   582  119  190  29  10  35  135   85   43   3   1  10    0      .326  .415  .591   3.6 1934 NY  N
1935 NY  N               152   593  113  191  33   6  31  114   82   58   3   5   4    7      .322  .407  .555   4.2 1935 NY  N
1936 NY  N               150   534  120  175  28   6  33  135  111   41   5  10   8    6      .328  .448  .588   4.8 1936 NY  N
1937 NY  N               151   545   99  160  28   2  31   95  102   69   3   4   4    7      .294  .408  .523   3.5 1937 NY  N
1938 NY  N               150   527  116  164  23   6  36  116  118   47   5   2   8    2      .311  .442  .583   6.4 1938 NY  N
1939 NY  N               125   396   85  122  23   2  27   80  100   50   1  11   5    2      .308  .449  .581   3.4 1939 NY  N
1940 NY  N               151   536   89  155  27   3  19   79  100   50   6   5   9    6      .289  .407  .457   2.6 1940 NY  N
1941 NY  N               148   525   89  150  29   0  27   90  100   68   3   6   2    5      .286  .403  .495   3.0 1941 NY  N
1942 NY  N               152   549  118  162  21   0  30   93  109   61   3   3   8    6      .295  .415  .497   3.9 1942 NY  N
1943 NY  N               125   380   65   89  12   2  18   47   95   48   3   4   4    7   1  .234  .391  .418   1.3 1943 NY  N
1944 NY  N               120   399   91  115  16   4  26   82   90   47   3   2   3    2   1  .288  .423  .544   3.3 1944 NY  N
1945 NY  N               135   451   73  139  23   0  21   79   71   41   8   2   6    1      .308  .411  .499   2.1 1945 NY  N
1946 NY  N                31    68    2    5   1   0   1    4    8   15   0   2   1    0      .074  .171  .132  -1.2 1946 NY  N
1947 NY  N                 4     4    0    0   0   0   0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0      .000  .000  .000  -0.1 1947 NY  N
Total                   2730  9456 1859 2876 488  72 511 1860 1708  896  64 109  82i  89   2i .304  .414  .533  60.7 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
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World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1933 NY  N Daily Splits    5    18    3    7   0   0   2    4    4   1    4   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   1  .389  .500  .722 1933 NY  N
1936 NY  N Daily Splits    6    23    4    7   2   0   1    3    3   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .304  .385  .522 1936 NY  N
1937 NY  N Daily Splits    5    20    1    4   0   0   1    3    1   0    4   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .200  .238  .350 1937 NY  N
Total            Splits   16    61    8   18   2   0   4   10    8   1    9   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   1  .295  .377  .525 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1934 NL    Daily Splits    1     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .000  .000  .000 1934 NL   
1935 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1935 NL   
1936 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 1.000 1936 NL   
1937 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    1   1   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 2.000 1937 NL   
1938 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    1    1   0   1   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250  .750 1938 NL   
1939 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    2   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1939 NL   
1940 NL    Daily Splits    1     0    1    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     - 1.000     - 1940 NL   
1941 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1941 NL   
1942 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1942 NL   
1943 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1943 NL   
1944 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1944 NL   
Total            Splits   11    23    2    5   1   1   0    0    1   0    6   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .217  .250  .348 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1926 NY  N        OF   10    18    3    2    0  .913    10    0    0 
1927 NY  N        OF   32    52    2    1    1  .982    13   21    0 
1928 NY  N        OF  115   214   14    7    4  .970     5    1  108 
1928 NY  N        2B    5    14   13    1    4  .964
1928 NY  N        3B    1     0    2    0    0 1.000
1929 NY  N        OF  149   335   26   10   12  .973     0    0  149 
1929 NY  N        2B    1     4    1    1    0  .833
1930 NY  N        OF  146   320   23   11    6  .969     0    0  146 
1931 NY  N        OF  137   332   20    7    4  .981     0   71   66 
1932 NY  N        OF  154   347   11    6    5  .984     0    0  154 
1933 NY  N        OF  152   283   12    5    3  .983     0   19  143 
1934 NY  N        OF  153   286   12    8    1  .974     0   16  137 
1935 NY  N        OF  137   285   17    3    7  .990     0    0  137 
1935 NY  N        3B   15    19   25    3    3  .936
1936 NY  N        OF  148   250   20    4    3  .985     0    0  148 
1937 NY  N        OF   91   156   13    0    1 1.000     0    0   91 
1937 NY  N        3B   60    42  113   10    5  .939
1938 NY  N        3B  113    98  238   15   14  .957
1938 NY  N        OF   37    65    3    0    0 1.000     0    0   37 
1939 NY  N        OF   96   175    6    5    2  .973     0    0   96 
1939 NY  N        3B   20    15   39    6    4  .900
1940 NY  N        OF  111   210    9    4    2  .982     0    0  111 
1940 NY  N        3B   42    30   83    8    8  .934
1941 NY  N        OF  145   256   19    9    3  .968     1    0  144 
1942 NY  N        OF  152   269   15    3    3  .990     0    0  152 
1943 NY  N        OF  111   219   12    6    1  .975     0    0  111 
1943 NY  N        3B    1     0    0    0    0     -
1944 NY  N        OF  103   199    6    3    0  .986     0    0  103 
1944 NY  N        3B    4     1   13    4    0  .778
1945 NY  N        OF  118   217   11    4    1  .983     0    0  118 
1946 NY  N        OF   16    23    2    0    1 1.000     0    0   16 
Total             OF 2313  4511  256   98   60  .980    29  128 2167 
Total             3B  256   205  513   46   34  .940
Total             2B    6    18   14    2    4  .941
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1933 NY  N Daily  OF    5    5    5    47       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    5 
1933 NY  N        RF    5    5    5    47      10    0    0    0   0 1.000
1936 NY  N Daily  OF    6    6    6    53       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    6 
1936 NY  N        RF    6    6    6    53      12    0    1    0   0  .923
1937 NY  N Daily  3B    5    5    5    43       5    9    1    1   0  .933
Total             OF   11   11   11   100       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0   11 
Total             RF   11   11   11   100      22    0    1    0   0  .957
Total             3B    5    5    5    43       5    9    1    1   0  .933
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1934 NL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1934 NL           RF    1    0    0     4       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1935 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     8       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1935 NL           RF    1    1    1     8       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1936 NL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1936 NL           RF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
1938 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     9       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1938 NL           CF    1    1    1     9       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
1939 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    0     8       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    1 
1939 NL           RF    1    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -
1939 NL           CF    1    1    0     4       4    0    0    0   0 1.000
1940 NL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1940 NL           RF    1    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -
1942 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     9       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1942 NL           RF    1    1    1     9       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             OF    7    4    3    43       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    2    6 
Total             RF    6    2    2    30       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             CF    2    2    1    13       7    0    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G

Managerial RecordManagerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1942 NY  N  154   85   67  .559   675   600                  3
1943 NY  N  156   55   98  .359   558   713                  8
1944 NY  N  155   67   87  .435   682   773                  5
1945 NY  N  154   78   74  .513   668   701                  5
1946 NY  N  154   61   93  .396   612   685                  8
1947 NY  N  155   81   73  .526   830   761                  4
1948 NY  N   76   37   38  .493   410   357          7-15    5  5
Total      1004  464  530  .467  4435  4590
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING

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