P Dick 'Pistol' Higgins #28
Age: 31 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great
11/20/1944
P DICK 'PISTOL' HIGGINS #28 - AGE: 31 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
46 0 2-1 10 3.97 56.2 47 1 35 42 1.45 0.6
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/30/1944 @ CHI Win, 7-5 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 Save
09/29/1944 @ CHI Win, 4-3 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 Win
09/28/1944 @ CHI Loss, 2-3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
09/23/1944 @ NYG Win, 9-7 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 Save
09/22/1944 @ NYG Loss, 4-6 1.0 0 0 0 2 0
09/21/1944 @ DET Win, 3-0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 Save
09/19/1944 @ DET Loss, 3-5 1.0 1 0 0 0 0
09/10/1944 PHI Loss, 7-9 1.0 0 0 0 1 0
09/03/1944 PIT Win, 7-6 0.2 1 0 0 0 1
08/28/1944 @ PHI Loss, 6-7 0.2 2 4 4 5 0 Loss
PERSONALITY
Birthday:11/29/1912
Born in:Costa Mesa, CA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:190 lbs
Local Popularity:Popular
National Pop.:Popular
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$7,000
Signed Through:1945 Season
Major Service:9 Years, 126 Days
Service This Yr:167 Days
40-Man Service:9 Years, 126 Days
Pro Service:10 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1933, 2nd Pick in Round 1
FEDERALLY ALIGNED BASEBALL LEAGUES 1944 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 46 0 2 1 10 3.97 56.2 47 27 25 1 35 42 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF BR/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 14 4 71.4 46 30 13.18 7.46 6.67 5.56 3.12 1.45 89 0.6 .267        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 86 16 5 0 0 11 15 16 0 2 1 .186 .314 .244 .558      
vs. RHB 129 31 5 2 1 16 20 26 0 2 0 .240 .342 .333 .676      
FEDERALLY ALIGNED BASEBALL LEAGUES 1944 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 2 0 0 0 0 9.00 3.0 4 3 3 1 1 1  
May 7 0 1 0 0 0.93 9.2 6 1 1 0 3 9  
June 6 0 0 0 0 8.53 6.1 8 6 6 0 6 5  
July 13 0 0 0 4 2.65 17.0 13 6 5 0 8 15  
August 9 0 0 1 3 8.18 11.0 12 11 10 0 12 7  
September 9 0 1 0 3 0.00 9.2 4 0 0 0 5 5  
Spring Training 13 0 0 0 0 1.88 14.1 9 3 3 0 6 8  
Last Year 21 16 5 8 0 3.06 120.2 89 48 41 5 78 65  
2 Years Ago 33 16 8 4 2 3.12 144.1 110 61 50 2 132 79  
Career 288 199 83 81 14 3.75 1549.1 1354 759 646 56 984 949  
Home 24 0 0 0 4 2.70 30.0 21 10 9 0 19 22  
Road 22 0 2 1 6 5.40 26.2 26 17 16 1 16 20  
Grass 46 0 2 1 10 3.97 56.2 47 27 25 1 35 42  
Day 41 0 2 1 9 3.06 50.0 34 18 17 1 33 37  
Night 5 0 0 0 1 10.80 6.2 13 9 8 0 2 5  
As Reliever / Substitution 46 0 2 1 10 3.97 56.2 47 27 25 1 35 42  
COLLEGIATE BASEBALL 1933 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 15 15 5 5 0 2.11 94.0 72 28 22 0 25 89 0 0.0 0 10 66.7
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF BR/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 9.57 6.89 8.52 2.39 2.18 1.03 44 4.7 .278        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 106 18 5 1 0 16 4 32 2 1 2 .170 .211 .236 .446      
vs. RHB 240 54 11 1 0 12 21 57 0 6 1 .225 .290 .279 .569      
COLLEGIATE BASEBALL 1933 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Career 44 44 12 14 0 2.26 274.1 226 82 69 7 71 279  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1935 Boston - FABL 22 32 32 15 15 0 3.43 236.1 222 106 90 9 89 149 9 1 1.32 .287 3.57 6.3 135
1936 Boston - FABL 23 16 16 7 7 0 3.95 118.1 103 59 52 5 55 81 4 0 1.34 .269 4.11 2.5 121
1937 Boston - FABL 24 22 22 8 6 0 3.95 155.0 134 76 68 6 79 104 7 1 1.37 .277 4.05 2.9 113
1938 Boston - FABL 25 18 18 8 3 0 3.75 115.1 112 53 48 5 65 58 4 2 1.53 .282 4.17 1.6 113
1939 Boston - FABL 26 43 41 17 16 0 4.07 302.2 269 159 137 16 207 189 9 2 1.57 .278 4.32 3.4 102
1940 Boston - FABL 27 35 35 11 19 0 3.79 249.1 227 140 105 6 187 141 2 0 1.66 .282 3.99 2.7 101
1941 Boston - FABL 28 22 3 2 2 2 5.33 50.2 41 30 30 1 57 41 0 0 1.93 .288 4.87 -0.2 75
1942 Boston - FABL 29 33 16 8 4 2 3.12 144.1 110 61 50 2 132 79 1 1 1.68 .249 4.28 0.2 114
1943 Boston - FABL 30 21 16 5 8 0 3.06 120.2 89 48 41 5 78 65 3 0 1.38 .242 4.04 0.7 115
1944 Boston - FABL 31 46 0 2 1 10 3.97 56.2 47 27 25 1 35 42 0 0 1.45 .267 3.12 0.6 88
Total FABL 288 199 83 81 14 3.75 1549.1 1354 759 646 56 984 949 39 7 1.51 .274 4.05 20.7 109
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1931 Dickson - COL 18 15 15 6 4 0 1.65 103.1 78 21 19 3 30 96 1 1 1.05 .270 2.63 3.4 242
1932 Dickson - COL 19 14 14 1 5 0 3.27 77.0 76 33 28 4 16 94 0 0 1.19 .365 2.78 3.1 151
1933 Dickson - COL 20 14 14 4 5 0 2.19 86.1 68 27 21 0 23 79 0 0 1.05 .280 2.24 4.2 227
1933 Dickson - COL 20 1 1 1 0 0 1.17 7.2 4 1 1 0 2 10 0 0 0.78 .250 1.41 0.5 424
1934 Hattiesburg - C 21 2 2 1 0 0 2.19 12.1 3 3 3 0 4 26 0 0 0.57 .214 0.09 1.1 240
1934 Springfield - A 21 22 22 5 3 0 2.64 112.1 102 44 33 3 23 82 0 0 1.11 .284 2.81 3.9 169
1934 Worcester - AA 21 7 7 4 1 0 2.60 45.0 37 13 13 0 9 29 0 0 1.02 .272 2.56 1.7 166
Total EA 7 7 4 1 0 2.60 45.0 37 13 13 0 9 29 0 0 1.02 .272 2.56 165.6
Total MAL 22 22 5 3 0 2.64 112.1 102 44 33 3 23 82 0 0 1.11 .284 2.81 169.1
Total AIAA 44 44 12 14 0 2.26 274.1 226 82 69 7 71 279 1 1 1.08 .298 2.52 205.5
Total GSL 2 2 1 0 0 2.19 12.1 3 3 3 0 4 26 0 0 0.57 .214 0.09 240.3
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1941 Boston - FABL 28 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 .250 2.80 0.0 999
1943 Boston - FABL 30 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1.50 .167 5.61 -0.0 999
Total FABL 2 0 1 0 0 0.00 3.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1.33 .200 4.67 999.0
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1931 Dickson - COL P 15 15 7 15 1 23 1 .957 103.1 1.92 -0.1 1.306
1932 Dickson - COL P 14 14 5 6 0 12 1 .917 77.0 1.29 -3.0 .981
1933 Dickson - COL P 14 14 6 8 1 14 0 1.000 86.1 1.46 +1.8 1.346
1933 Dickson - COL P 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 7.2 0.00 0.0 .000
1934 Worcester - AA P 7 7 1 4 0 5 0 1.000 45.0 1.00 -0.1 .952
1934 Springfield - A P 22 22 10 12 0 22 0 1.000 112.1 1.76 -0.5 1.262
1934 Hattiesburg - C P 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 12.1 0.00 -0.5 .000
1935 Boston - MLB P 32 32 7 23 0 32 2 .938 236.1 1.14 -0.1 1.116
1936 Boston - MLB P 16 16 5 13 0 20 2 .900 118.1 1.37 +0.1 .888
1937 Boston - MLB P 22 22 7 20 3 28 1 .964 155.0 1.57 +0.8 1.037
1938 Boston - MLB P 18 18 7 12 0 20 1 .950 115.1 1.48 -0.8 .875
1939 Boston - MLB P 43 41 16 24 3 43 3 .930 302.2 1.19 +0.3 1.118
1940 Boston - MLB P 35 35 16 21 1 37 0 1.000 249.1 1.34 -0.7 1.164
1941 Boston - MLB P 22 3 1 5 0 6 0 1.000 50.2 1.07 +0.0 1.299
1942 Boston - MLB P 33 16 8 11 0 20 1 .950 144.1 1.18 +0.0 .922
1943 Boston - MLB P 21 16 15 16 0 31 0 1.000 120.2 2.31 +1.1 1.218
1944 Boston - MLB P 46 0 2 6 0 8 0 1.000 56.2 1.27 +0.3 1.132
TOTAL P 363 274 113 196 9 321 12 .963 1993.1 1.40 -1.3 1.097
PLAYER HISTORY
02/14/1931 Joined the Dickson Maroons.
03/17/1931 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Sadler Bluecoats with 9 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
01/01/1932 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
01/01/1933 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
12/05/1933 Released by the Dickson Maroons.
12/05/1933 Drafted in the 1933 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 2, 2nd overall pick) by the Boston Minutemen.
12/17/1933 Signed a minor league contract with the Boston Minutemen organization with a signing bonus of $14,000.
01/01/1934 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
04/14/1934 Strikes out 18 against the Tuscaloosa Tomcats.
04/18/1934 Named the #5 prospect in the FABL
07/10/1934 Named the #7 prospect in the FABL
10/14/1934 Named the #6 prospect in the FABL
01/01/1935 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
04/16/1935 Named the #3 prospect in the FABL
08/27/1935 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Detroit Dynamos with 3 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
09/01/1935 Wins the FABL FA Rookie of the Month Award.
01/01/1936 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
06/11/1936 Injured (Elbow ligament reconstruction surgery), out for 12-13 months.
01/01/1937 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
08/29/1937 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the St. Louis Pioneers with 7 strikeouts and 4 BB allowed!
01/01/1938 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
05/01/1938 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Pittsburgh Miners with 4 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
06/03/1938 Injured (acute elbow soreness),out for 3 months.
09/18/1938 Injured (wrist soreness),day-to-day for 5 days.
09/29/1938 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Washington Eagles with 3 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/1939 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
06/29/1939 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the St. Louis Pioneers with 5 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
07/16/1939 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Philadelphia Keystones with 4 strikeouts and 5 BB allowed!
01/01/1940 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
01/01/1941 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
10/10/1941 Wins the 1941 World Championship Series with the Boston Minutemen.
01/01/1942 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
07/30/1942 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Detroit Dynamos with 4 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
01/01/1943 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
01/01/1944 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: - (-); Movement: - (-); Control: - (-).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year SH Rank
1939 15 9
1940 17 6
Year G Rank
1939 43 4
1944 46 8
Year GS Rank
1939 41 1
1940 35 7
Year W Rank
1935 15 10
1939 17 8
Year L Rank
1935 15 5
1939 16 6
1940 19 3
Year Win. % Rank
1937 .571 9
Year SV Rank
1944 10 7
Year HLD Rank
1944 3 1
Year IP Rank
1939 302.2 4
Year BF Rank
1939 1347 4
Year BB Rank
1939 207 1
1940 187 1
1942 132 3
Year K Rank
1935 149 1
1939 189 2
1940 141 5
Year WP Rank
1939 10 2
1940 8 3
Year ERA Rank
1935 3.43 6
Year BABIP Rank
1937 .277 3
1939 .278 6
Year WHIP Rank
1935 1.32 4
1937 1.37 10
Year K/BB Rank
1935 1.67 4
Year RA/9 Rank
1935 11.88 4
1937 12.48 10
Year HR/9 Rank
1935 0.34 5
1937 0.35 4
1940 0.22 2
Year H/9 Rank
1935 8.45 1
1937 7.78 1
1939 8.00 2
1940 8.19 3
Year K/9 Rank
1935 5.67 1
1937 6.04 1
1939 5.62 3
1940 5.09 3
Year RA Rank
1944 46 8
Year QS Rank
1935 22 2
1939 21 7
1940 21 8
Year QSP Rank
1935 .688 1
1937 .682 3
Year SHO Rank
1937 1 9
1938 2 3
1939 2 9
Year GB% Rank
1935 0.52 3
1937 0.53 4
1939 0.48 8
1940 0.53 6
Year WAR Rank
1935 6.1 4
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