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Elston Howard

Elston Gene Howard
Born: February 23, 1929
St. Louis, MO USA
Deceased: December 14, 1980
Primary Position: C
All Position(s) Played: C, 1B, RF, LF, OF, PH, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2" Weight: 196
Career: April 14, 1955-September 29, 1968
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.

Elston Howard compiled a career batting average of .274 with 167 home runs and 762 RBI in his 1605-game career with the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. He began playing during the April 14, 1955 season and last took the field during the September 29, 1968 campaign. Howard was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.


Batting:

YearLgTeamGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1955ALNYA973052793381871043002036.290.336.477.81213341145
1956ALNYA98316290357683534012130.262.312.362.674105111226
1957ALNYA1103803563390134844251643.253.283.379.663135180626
1958ALNYA103406376451181951166112260.314.348.479.82718090446
1959ALNYA125474443591212461873012057.273.306.476.783211123444
1960ALNYA1073613232979113639302843.245.298.353.65111480287
1961ALNYA129482446641551752177032865.348.387.549.93624553146
1962ALNYA136538494631382352191113176.279.318.474.792234201391
1963ALNYA135531487751402162885003568.288.342.528.869257176124
1964ALNYA150607550631722731584114873.313.371.455.8252501050412
1965ALNYA1104183913891151945002465.233.278.345.624135161113
1966ALNYA12645141038105192635003765.256.317.356.673146121039
1967ALNYA66216199133960317001236.196.247.271.5185462123
1967ALBOS421291169173011100924.147.211.198.4092341123
1968ALBOS71229203224940518112245.241.317.335.6526851217
Totals160558435363619147121850167762914373786.274.322.427.749229015726295282

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
1955ALNYAOF7565521.11241033.9782.311.79
1955ALNYAC9448.0233021.0004.882.8903021.000
1956ALNYAOF6551483.297210.9901.841.52
1956ALNYAC2619184.010814051.0005.974.692579.563
1957ALNYAOF7166575.168530.9611.141.03
1957ALNYAC3226238.11781134.9847.145.913669.600
1957ALNYA1B2116.0203011.00012.9411.50
1958ALNYAC6764591.03552618.9975.805.693121817.486
1958ALNYAOF2423197.054110.9822.512.29
1958ALNYA1B5543.0382051.0008.378.00
1959ALNYA1B5048416.044426739.9851.179.40
1959ALNYAC4341358.12212322.9926.135.674959.643
1959ALNYAOF2823213.147010.9791.981.68
1960ALNYAC9180731.24104069.9875.544.958211920.513
1960ALNYAOF101.00000.000.00.00
1961ALNYAC111106923.16354354.9936.616.118222020.500
1961ALNYA1B9986.0904112.9909.841.44
1962ALNYAC1291241090.171344412.9956.255.876171923.548
1963ALNYAC1321281144.17865158.9946.586.348252215.405
1964ALNYAC1461411299.09396729.9986.976.898332726.491
1965ALNYAC9593814.06144366.9917.266.9210253922.361
1965ALNYA1B5327.0291021.0001.006.00
1965ALNYAOF118.010001.0001.131.00
1966ALNYAC10098851.25534496.9856.315.976233019.388
1966ALNYA1B1313105.011280111.0001.299.23
1967ALNYAC4847419.22892654.9846.766.563101911.367
1967ALBOSC4133306.02461415.9967.656.3437137.350
1967ALNYA1B103.010001.0003.001.00
1968ALBOSC6862536.03773023.9956.835.993304114.255
Totals1488137412231.1757254168160.9925.975.4575248285223.439

Postseason - Batting:

YearLgTeamSeriesGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1955ALNYAWS728263500130018.192.222.308.530800100
1956ALNYAWS1551210110000.400.4001.2001.600600000
1957ALNYAWS612112300130013.273.333.546.879610000
1958ALNYAWS620184400021014.222.263.222.485400101
1960ALNYAWS515134611140014.462.533.9231.4561201000
1961ALNYAWS522205530110023.250.318.550.8681120001
1962ALNYAWS623211310010014.143.217.191.408421000
1963ALNYAWS415150500010003.333.333.333.667500000
1964ALNYAWS729245710020046.292.414.333.747811002
1967ALBOSWS720180200010012.111.158.111.269200101
Totals54189171254271519101237.246.306.386.6926663305

Postseason - Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamSeriesPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBSBCSCS%
1955ALNYAWSLF7651.090001.0001.591.29
1955ALNYAWSRF218.021001.0003.381.50
1956ALNYAWSLF119.020001.0002.002.00
1957ALNYAWS1B3117.021111.95711.657.33
1958ALNYAWSLF5538.1142021.0003.763.20
1960ALNYAWSC4427.0110001.0003.672.75000.000
1961ALNYAWSC5545.0310001.0006.206.20100.000
1962ALNYAWSC6653.0371011.0006.456.33000.000
1963ALNYAWSC4434.0302011.0008.478.00000.000
1964ALNYAWSC7762.040210.9776.106.00300.000
1967ALBOSWSC7649.0231001.0004.413.43000.000
Totals5146393.12201025.9915.274.51400.000

Awards

1958 - Babe Ruth Award C
1961 - TSN All-Star C
1963 - Gold Glove C
1963 - Most Valuable Player
1963 - TSN All-Star C
1964 - Gold Glove C
1964 - TSN All-Star C