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Al Dark

Alvin Ralph Dark
Born: January 7, 1922
Comanche, OK USA
Deceased: November 13, 2014
Primary Position: SS
All Position(s) Played: P, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, RF, LF, OF, PH, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
College: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana State University
Height: 5'11" Weight: 185
Career: July 14, 1946-October 2, 1960
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.

Al Dark compiled a career batting average of .289 with 126 home runs and 757 RBI in his 1828-game career with the Boston Braves, New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Braves. He began playing during the July 14, 1946 season and last took the field during the October 2, 1960 campaign. Dark was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.

Pitching:

YearLgTeamWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
1953NLNY100.00018.001100001.012211000005
Totals00nan18.001100001.012211000005

Batting:

YearLgTeamGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1946NLBSN1513130330010003.231.231.462.692600000
1948NLBSN13757954385175396348402436.322.353.433.786235421000
1949NLBSN13057252974146235353503143.276.317.355.6731881011100
1950NLNY1154643587791643651667903960.279.331.440.7702581061100
1951NLNY115670064611419641714691274239.303.352.454.805293116600
1952NLNY1151649589921772931473664739.301.357.431.789254105800
1953NLNY11556936471261944162388722834.300.335.488.8233161961200
1954NLNY1154693644981892662070532740.294.325.446.7702871651250
1955NLNY111550847577134203945212232.282.319.394.71318755422
1956NLNY148222206195212021700813.252.279.340.6187051340
1956NLSLN10044241354118147437312133.286.321.383.70315892240
1957NLSLN14062558380169258464342956.290.326.381.70722274544
1958NLSLN18666471900150026.297.318.344.6622230000
1958NLCHN11450646454137164343112923.295.339.366.706170135261
1959NLCHN13654547760126229645115550.264.342.386.72818443739
1960NLPHI55221198294851314111914.242.315.323.6386452202
1960NLML15015214116426211800713.298.329.390.7195531032
Totals18287829721910642089358721267575927430534.289.333.411.744296913454953120

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
1946NLBSNOF100.010001.000.001.00
1946NLBSNSS1200.051422.905.001.58
1948NLBSNSS13300.02533932566.963.004.86
1949NLBSN3B400.01810.900.002.25
1949NLBSNSS12500.02323872576.961.004.95
1950NLNY1SS15400.028846530101.962.004.89
1951NLNY1SS15600.029546545114.944.004.87
1952NLNY1SS15000.032442327116.965.004.98
1953NLNY12B2600.06872217.986.005.38
1953NLNY13B800.0121735.906.003.63
1953NLNY1OF1700.0261011.000.001.59
1953NLNY1P100.00000.000.00.00
1953NLNY1SS11000.02193431979.967.005.11
1954NLNY1SS1541541366.028948736105.9565.115.04
1955NLNY1SS115114999.02133242170.9624.844.67
1956NLSLNSS9999857.11782922066.9594.934.75
1956NLNY1SS4848432.189132927.9614.604.60
1957NLSLNSS1391341203.227641925105.9655.205.00
1957NLSLN3B118.002001.0002.252.00
1958NLCHN3B111111964.01072251824.9493.102.99
1958NLSLNSS8864.0102326.9434.644.13
1958NLSLN3B8551.041210.9412.822.00
1959NLCHN3B1311211090.01112552020.9483.022.79
1959NLCHN1B4427.026411.9681.007.50
1959NLCHNSS108.211001.0002.082.00
1960NLPHI3B5348430.2578477.9532.952.66
1960NLML1OF2525203.046220.9602.131.92
1960NLML11B10443.040214.9778.794.20
1960NLML13B4117.022001.0002.121.00
1960NLML12B305.00000.000.00.00
1960NLPHI1B102.010001.0004.501.00
Totals18128777771.2317448543421012.9599.304.430000nan

Postseason - Batting:

YearLgTeamSeriesGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1948NLBSNWS625242410000002.167.167.208.375510100
1951NLNY1WS6262451030140023.417.462.6671.1281610000
1954NLNY1WS419172700000011.412.444.412.856700100
Totals16706592140140036.323.353.431.7842820200

Postseason - Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamSeriesPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBSBCSCS%
1948NLBSNWSSS6652.071231.8643.293.17
1951NLNY1WSSS6652.01016041.0004.504.33
1954NLNY1WSSS4437.071111.9474.384.50
Totals1616141.0243946.9404.023.94000nan

Awards

1948 - Baseball Magazine All-Star SS
1948 - Rookie of the Year
1954 - TSN All-Star SS
1955 - Lou Gehrig Memorial Award