2B Russ Franklin #18
Age: 24 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Angry
06/08/1931
2B RUSS FRANKLIN #18 - AGE: 24 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: ANGRY
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
25 67 16 5 0 0 3 9 3 .239 .329 .313 2 0.1
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
06/06/1931 BAL Win, 13-4 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
06/05/1931 NYS Win, 6-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/04/1931 NYS Loss, 5-6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/03/1931 NYS Loss, 4-13 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
06/02/1931 NYS Loss, 2-6 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
05/30/1931 @ TOR Win, 3-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
05/30/1931 @ TOR Loss, 7-8 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
05/28/1931 CHC Loss, 2-5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
05/27/1931 CHC Win, 5-2 2 0 1 2 0 2 1 0
05/24/1931 TOR Loss, 4-8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
PERSONALITY
Birthday:08/09/1906
Born in:Rose Hill, VA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:180 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$7,500
Signed Through:1931 Season
Major Service:1 Year, 51 Days
Service This Yr:55 Days
40-Man Service:1 Year, 51 Days
Pro Service:6 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1924, 8th Pick in Round 1
FEDERALLY ALIGNED BASEBALL LEAGUES 1931 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 25 67 16 5 0 0 3 9 9 3 .239 .329 .313 .642 .286 .075 70
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 16 77 0 2 0 1 1 0 21 5 2 0 100.0 7.6 3.87 .1  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   47 12 4 0 0 3 7 8 1 0 1 0 .255 .364 .340 .704
Versus Right   20 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 .200 .238 .250 .488
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Last Week   12 5 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 .417 .533 .583 1.117
April   21 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .238 .238 .476
May   34 6 3 0 0 2 4 6 3 0 0 0 .176 .300 .265 .565
June   12 5 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 .417 .533 .583 1.117
Spring Training   20 5 0 0 1 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 .250 .304 .400 .704
Last Year   365 112 23 7 4 42 60 37 32 5 11 2 .307 .369 .441 .810
Career   432 128 28 7 4 45 69 46 35 5 12 2 .296 .363 .421 .784
Home   32 11 3 0 0 3 6 6 1 0 1 0 .344 .447 .438 .885
Road   35 5 2 0 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 .143 .211 .200 .411
Grass   67 16 5 0 0 3 9 9 3 0 1 0 .239 .329 .313 .642
Day   67 16 5 0 0 3 9 9 3 0 1 0 .239 .329 .313 .642
As Starter   61 15 5 0 0 3 9 7 3 0 0 0 .246 .324 .328 .651
As Reliever / Substitution   6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .167 .375 .167 .542
Pinch Hitting   5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
Close/Late   13 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .231 .286 .308 .593
Inning 1-3   22 4 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .432
Inning 4-6   21 5 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 .238 .333 .333 .667
Inning 7-9   24 7 3 0 0 2 3 4 1 0 0 0 .292 .393 .417 .810
Extra Innings   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
0 Outs   22 3 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 .136 .208 .182 .390
1 Outs   30 12 3 0 0 3 6 1 3 0 0 0 .400 .419 .500 .919
2 Outs   15 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 .067 .333 .133 .467
Scoring Position   16 3 0 0 0 3 0 5 1 0 1 0 .188 .381 .188 .568
Bases Empty   38 8 4 0 0 0 8 2 2 0 0 0 .211 .250 .316 .566
Runner on 1st   13 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .385 .467 .462 .928
Runner on 2nd   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400
Runner on 3rd   2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .750 .500 1.250
Runner on 1st & 2nd   6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 .000 .143 .000 .143
Runner on 1st & 3rd   2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Bases Loaded   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Two Strikes   21 5 0 0 0 2 3 2 3 0 0 0 .238 .304 .238 .542
First Pitch   13 3 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 .231 .333 .308 .641
Count 0-1   10 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .500 .800
Count 0-2   5 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Count 1-0   8 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Count 1-1   10 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .100 .100 .100 .200
Count 1-2   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 2-0   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 2-1   3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Count 2-2   8 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   1 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
Full Count   4 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .750 .833 .750 1.583
Behind in Count   19 4 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .211 .316 .526
Ahead in Count   13 4 2 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 .308 .500 .462 .962
Batting Leadoff   3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 1.000 1.750
Batting 2nd   16 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .188 .235 .188 .423
Batting 4th   4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Batting 5th   8 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
Batting 6th   5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 .600 1.100
Batting 7th   22 4 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 .182 .217 .227 .445
Batting 8th   5 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 .200 .429 .200 .629
Batting 9th   4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .500 .250 .750
Low Leverage   34 9 4 0 0 1 5 4 2 0 0 0 .265 .342 .382 .724
Medium Leverage   24 7 1 0 0 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 .292 .370 .333 .704
High Leverage   9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 .000 .182 .000 .182
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1930 Cleveland - FABL 23 100 365 112 23 7 4 42 60 37 2 5 32 10 10 .307 .369 .441 .810 109 109 1.9
1931 Cleveland - FABL 24 25 67 16 5 0 0 3 9 9 0 0 3 2 0 .239 .329 .313 .642 71 70 0.1
Total FABL 125 432 128 28 7 4 45 69 46 2 5 35 12 10 .296 .363 .421 .784 103 103 1.9
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1922 Cambridge HS - HS 15 40 158 45 4 4 3 16 27 17 2 0 2 6 3 .285 .362 .418 .779 133 142 1.1
1923 Cambridge HS - HS 16 40 166 52 7 3 5 21 32 28 0 0 12 14 5 .313 .412 .482 .894 143 136 1.1
1924 Cambridge HS - HS 17 40 169 60 13 3 11 47 35 13 3 3 23 12 3 .355 .404 .663 1.067 193 190 2.3
1925 Hartford - A 18 39 18 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 8 0 0 .056 .105 .056 .161 -58 -70 -0.5
1926 Charlotte - B 19 122 497 147 28 4 7 79 67 34 12 6 103 17 14 .296 .352 .410 .762 135 141 6.4
1926 Hartford - A 19 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 3.500 4.500 983 1025 0.2
1927 Charlotte - B 20 5 20 7 2 1 1 8 5 1 0 1 4 1 0 .350 .364 .700 1.064 175 151 0.3
1927 Hartford - A 20 129 513 158 32 24 18 114 102 42 1 8 81 10 8 .308 .356 .569 .926 138 138 3.8
1927 Dayton - AA 20 3 12 3 2 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 6 1 0 .250 .357 .417 .774 104 111 -0.1
1928 Hartford - A 21 139 556 168 32 15 6 62 81 51 3 4 39 19 23 .302 .362 .446 .808 117 123 3.2
1929 Hartford - A 22 140 556 187 34 19 4 85 101 42 5 5 19 31 12 .336 .385 .487 .872 129 134 5.8
Total EA 3 12 3 2 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 6 1 0 .250 .357 .417 .774 104 111
Total MAL 448 1645 516 98 59 29 262 289 136 9 17 147 60 43 .314 .366 .498 .864 126 130
Total HS 120 493 157 24 10 19 84 94 58 5 3 37 32 11 .318 .394 .523 .917 156 156
Total SEL 127 517 154 30 5 8 87 72 35 12 7 107 18 14 .298 .352 .422 .774 137 142
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1925 Hartford - A 1B 17 0 30 1 5 32 1 .969 27.2 10.08 -1.5 .703
1925 Hartford - A SS 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 .500 2.0 4.50 0.0 .000
1925 Hartford - A CF 15 0 5 0 0 5 0 1.000 26.0 1.73 -0.0 .986
1926 Charlotte - B SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.2 0.00 -0.3 .000
1926 Hartford - A CF 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 3.0 9.00 +0.0 1.007
1926 Charlotte - B CF 120 119 387 13 7 408 8 .980 1082.2 3.33 +9.4 1.013
1927 Dayton - AA 2B 3 3 5 5 1 11 1 .909 28.0 3.21 -2.3 .484
1927 Hartford - A 2B 51 51 136 135 25 280 9 .968 435.1 5.60 -8.7 .895
1927 Hartford - A SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1927 Hartford - A CF 85 78 213 22 7 241 6 .975 697.2 3.03 +0.4 1.005
1927 Charlotte - B CF 5 5 13 1 0 14 0 1.000 37.0 3.41 +0.6 1.026
1928 Hartford - A 2B 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1.000 1.0 9.00 +0.0 1.064
1928 Hartford - A CF 139 139 460 21 2 492 11 .978 1229.2 3.52 -6.0 .985
1929 Hartford - A 2B 138 138 368 381 96 777 28 .964 1202.2 5.61 -0.1 1.011
1930 Cleveland - MLB 2B 29 24 79 76 23 158 3 .981 230.0 6.07 +1.1 1.024
1930 Cleveland - MLB SS 2 0 2 1 0 4 1 .750 6.0 4.50 -1.6 .220
1930 Cleveland - MLB CF 67 64 242 6 1 253 5 .980 553.0 4.04 +0.6 .995
1931 Cleveland - MLB 2B 8 7 21 24 3 47 2 .957 63.2 6.36 -0.5 .945
1931 Cleveland - MLB CF 10 9 40 1 0 41 0 1.000 81.0 4.56 -0.0 .956
TOTAL 1B 17 0 30 1 5 32 1 .969 27.2 10.08 -1.5 .703
TOTAL 2B 230 223 609 622 149 1274 43 .966 1960.2 5.65 -10.4 .974
TOTAL SS 7 0 3 1 0 6 2 .667 12.2 2.84 -1.9 .220
TOTAL CF 442 414 1363 64 17 1457 30 .979 3710.0 3.46 +5.0 .997
PLAYER HISTORY
12/05/1921 Joined the Cambridge HS Colonials.
01/01/1922 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1923 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1924 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
12/05/1924 Drafted in the 1924 first-year player draft by the St. Louis Pioneers (Round 1, Pick 8, 8th overall pick).
12/06/1924 Released by the Cambridge HS Colonials.
12/06/1924 Signed a minor league contract with the St. Louis Pioneers organization with a signing bonus of $5,740.
01/01/1925 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1926 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/13/1926 Named the #28 prospect in the FABL
05/28/1926 Injured (Hamstring soreness), day-to-day for 1 day.
09/08/1926 Wins the 1926 Championship with the Charlotte Bluebirds!
01/01/1927 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/12/1927 Named the #26 prospect in the FABL
05/23/1927 Wins the MAL MAL Player of the Week Award.
06/26/1927 Hits for the CYCLE, going 4-5 against the Trenton Eagles, with 2 RBI and 4 runs scored.
06/27/1927 Wins the MAL MAL Player of the Week Award.
08/29/1927 Wins the MAL MAL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1928 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/10/1928 Named the #62 prospect in the FABL
07/23/1928 Wins the MAL MAL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1929 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/16/1929 Named the #82 prospect in the FABL
09/01/1929 Wins the MAL MAL Batter of the Month Award.
12/12/1929 Drafted in the rule 5 draft (Round 1, Pick 3, 3rd overall Pick) by the Cleveland Foresters, from the St. Louis Pioneers.
01/01/1930 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/14/1930 Named the #100 prospect in the FABL
01/01/1931 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
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