Norm Dobson
Hall of Fame Inductee
Retired
Norm Dobson
Birthdate:
Dec. 6, 1927 (59 y, 8 m, 15 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
5'8"/184
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro None
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Popular
Local Extremely Popular
Current Contract
Additional Info
No-Trade No

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1962 34 27 27 165.1 12-8 0 67 23 9.70% 3.33% 2.75% 66.70% 68.69% 0.306 4.409 4.202 100 3.779 0.21 2.79
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1961 33 26 26 175.0 12-7 0 79 27 11.08% 3.79% 1.54% 69.26% 72.57% 0.285 3.240 3.370 82 3.410 -0.13 4.56
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1960 32 15 39 122.1 5-4 1 62 15 12.18% 2.95% 1.57% 70.41% 61.65% 0.339 3.531 3.438 82 3.677 0.09 2.75
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1959 31 24 29 136.0 11-5 0 75 22 12.25% 3.59% 3.10% 64.12% 75.40% 0.363 5.824 4.461 103 3.450 1.36 2.00
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1958 30 25 25 171.0 10-8 0 122 30 17.68% 4.35% 1.30% 76.31% 75.90% 0.304 2.895 2.810 67 2.842 0.08 5.97
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1957 29 27 27 177.2 14-7 0 99 26 13.22% 3.47% 1.20% 70.91% 67.91% 0.326 3.293 2.952 71 3.346 0.34 5.74
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1956 28 26 26 153.0 10-7 0 101 16 15.71% 2.49% 1.40% 69.74% 70.09% 0.341 3.294 2.796 66 2.992 0.50 5.36
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1955 27 29 29 182.0 18-5 0 158 25 20.95% 3.32% 0.80% 71.98% 65.38% 0.324 2.769 2.269 49 2.990 0.50 8.41
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1954 26 28 28 200.1 22-1 0 170 17 22.08% 2.21% 0.78% 78.83% 73.07% 0.284 1.572 2.096 45 2.670 -0.52 9.95
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1953 25 30 30 198.0 17-5 0 188 30 23.95% 3.82% 1.40% 75.03% 63.90% 0.299 2.273 2.323 51 2.753 -0.05 9.06
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1952 24 26 26 151.1 9-5 0 138 22 21.60% 3.44% 1.72% 70.85% 70.96% 0.338 3.509 2.688 57 2.805 0.82 6.26
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1951 23 26 26 175.0 10-7 0 149 14 21.69% 2.04% 1.46% 72.05% 68.75% 0.293 2.520 2.292 52 2.615 0.23 7.77
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1950 22 26 26 170.1 14-4 0 145 18 22.14% 2.75% 1.07% 75.40% 67.16% 0.282 2.219 2.123 49 2.709 0.10 7.82
Total - SBC
SBC
335 364 2177.1 164-73 1 1553 285 17.46% 3.20% 1.52% 71.55% 69.45% 0.313 3.088 2.851 66 3.053 0.24 78.44

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1962 34 27 67 51 12 3 0 0 5 4 5 12 0 0 0.235 0.298 0.592 0.3000 0.273 61 -0.48
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1961 33 26 66 56 8 1 0 0 4 3 0 14 0 0 0.143 0.138 0.299 0.1818 0.132 -37 -0.96
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1960 32 39 35 29 5 2 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0.172 0.167 0.408 0.2000 0.177 -3 -0.50
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1959 31 29 52 41 8 2 1 0 4 3 1 9 0 0 0.195 0.233 0.525 0.2500 0.236 35 -0.47
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1958 30 25 65 53 9 2 0 0 5 7 2 11 0 0 0.170 0.193 0.401 0.2045 0.182 -1 -0.77
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1957 29 27 68 56 15 4 1 0 9 6 1 7 0 0 0.268 0.281 0.656 0.3061 0.291 71 -0.17
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1956 28 26 53 45 12 4 2 0 5 5 0 20 0 0 0.267 0.277 0.721 0.4615 0.310 85 -0.07
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1955 27 29 72 63 17 2 0 0 6 3 0 13 0 0 0.270 0.270 0.571 0.3400 0.258 43 -0.63
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1954 26 28 81 66 13 0 1 0 4 5 3 11 0 0 0.197 0.232 0.459 0.2364 0.213 14 -0.95
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1953 25 30 79 61 11 4 0 0 6 3 1 13 0 0 0.180 0.191 0.436 0.2245 0.193 2 -1.21
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1952 24 26 56 50 11 2 0 0 2 3 0 8 0 0 0.220 0.216 0.476 0.2558 0.209 13 -0.58
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1951 23 26 66 59 10 1 0 0 3 5 1 15 0 0 0.170 0.180 0.367 0.2222 0.165 -14 -0.99
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1950 22 26 62 52 10 4 0 0 4 3 0 14 0 0 0.192 0.192 0.462 0.2632 0.200 15 -0.69
Total - SBC
SBC
364 822 682 141 31 5 0 60 52 14 152 0 0 0.207 0.222 0.489 0.2611 0.218 22 -8.48

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1962 P 27 165.1 11 20 3 0.912 1.688 0.875 -1.53
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1961 P 26 175.0 9 38 2 0.959 2.417 0.987 -0.14
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1960 P 36 122.1 9 15 1 0.960 1.766 0.876 -1.05
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1959 P 29 136.0 9 32 2 0.954 2.713 0.964 -0.43
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1958 P 25 171.0 21 32 3 0.946 2.790 0.964 -0.64
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1957 P 27 177.2 19 36 2 0.965 2.786 1.041 1.12
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1956 P 26 153.0 10 28 3 0.927 2.235 0.994 0.08
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1955 P 29 182.0 9 28 1 0.974 1.830 0.889 -1.58
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1954 P 28 200.1 18 28 0 1.000 2.067 0.938 -1.44
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1953 P 30 198.0 14 28 5 0.894 1.909 0.882 -2.72
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1952 P 26 151.1 10 31 0 1.000 2.438 0.986 -0.69
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1951 P 26 175.0 11 22 1 0.971 1.697 0.892 -2.15
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1950 P 26 170.1 10 29 1 0.975 2.061 0.981 -0.75
Total P 361 2177.1 160 367 24 -11.93
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 1956 Newtown (SBC)
1955 Newtown (SBC)
1954 Newtown (SBC)
1952 Newtown (SBC)
1951 Newtown (SBC)
Rookie of the Year 1951 Newtown (SBC)
All-Star 1956 Newtown (SBC)
1955 Newtown (SBC)
1954 Newtown (SBC)
1953 Newtown (SBC)
League Champ 1963 Newtown (SBC)
1961 Newtown (SBC)
Gold Glove 1955 - P Newtown (SBC)
Championship Series MVP 1953 Newtown (SBC)
Pitcher of the Month Dec 1956 Newtown (SBC)
Mar 1956 Newtown (SBC)
Jan 1956 Newtown (SBC)
Nov 1955 Newtown (SBC)
Mar 1955 Newtown (SBC)
Jan 1955 Newtown (SBC)
Nov 1954 Newtown (SBC)
Mar 1954 Newtown (SBC)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink46
Grey Ink173
Similar Players (SP)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SH Rank
1950 SBC 10 7
1953 SBC 16 1
1954 SBC 12 5
1957 SBC 11 7
1962 SBC 10 6
Year Lg GS Rank
1953 SBC 30 4
1954 SBC 28 6
1955 SBC 29 1
1957 SBC 27 8
1962 SBC 27 7
Year Lg W Rank
1950 SBC 14 6
1953 SBC 17 2
1954 SBC 22 1
1955 SBC 18 1
1957 SBC 14 7
1959 SBC 11 10
1961 SBC 12 9
1962 SBC 12 5
Year Lg Win % Rank
1950 SBC 0.778 3
1951 SBC 0.588 7
1952 SBC 0.643 7
1953 SBC 0.773 5
1954 SBC 0.957 1
1955 SBC 0.783 4
1959 SBC 0.688 7
1962 SBC 0.600 10
Year Lg IP Rank
1951 SBC 175.0 7
1953 SBC 198.0 3
1954 SBC 200.1 1
1955 SBC 182.0 5
1957 SBC 177.2 7
1961 SBC 175.0 6
Year Lg BF Rank
1953 SBC 785 4
1954 SBC 770 5
1955 SBC 754 5
1957 SBC 749 5
Year Lg HR Rank
1959 SBC 19 8
Year Lg K Rank
1950 SBC 145 4
1951 SBC 149 3
1952 SBC 138 5
1953 SBC 188 1
1954 SBC 170 4
1955 SBC 158 5
Year Lg WP Rank
1958 SBC 8 4
Year Lg ERA Rank
1950 SBC 2.219 1
1951 SBC 2.520 1
1952 SBC 3.509 8
1953 SBC 2.273 1
1954 SBC 1.572 1
1955 SBC 2.769 4
1956 SBC 3.294 8
1957 SBC 3.293 10
1958 SBC 2.895 5
Year Lg WHIP Rank
1950 SBC 0.939 1
1951 SBC 0.983 1
1952 SBC 1.242 8
1953 SBC 1.035 1
1954 SBC 0.924 1
1955 SBC 1.165 4
1958 SBC 1.146 7
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1950 SBC 7.503 3
1951 SBC 8.126 9
1953 SBC 7.955 8
1954 SBC 7.547 6
Year Lg BB/9 Rank
1950 SBC 0.951 3
1951 SBC 0.720 2
1952 SBC 1.308 2
1953 SBC 1.364 2
1954 SBC 0.764 1
1955 SBC 1.236 1
1956 SBC 0.941 2
1957 SBC 1.317 2
1958 SBC 1.579 2
1959 SBC 1.456 1
1961 SBC 1.389 1
1962 SBC 1.252 1
Year Lg CG Rank
1951 SBC 1 8
1952 SBC 1 8
1955 SBC 1 6
1958 SBC 2 3
Year Lg SHO Rank
1951 SBC 1 1
1958 SBC 1 2
Year Lg BB (Low) Rank
1950 SBC 18 2
1951 SBC 14 2
1952 SBC 22 2
1953 SBC 30 3
1954 SBC 17 1
1955 SBC 25 1
1956 SBC 16 2
1957 SBC 26 3
1958 SBC 30 2
1959 SBC 22 1
1961 SBC 27 2
1962 SBC 23 1
Year Lg Hits Rank
1952 SBC 166 8
1955 SBC 187 7
1956 SBC 181 5
1957 SBC 207 1
1959 SBC 194 2
1961 SBC 176 9
1962 SBC 192 2
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1950 SBC 142 9
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1950 SBC 7 1
1951 SBC 10 1
1952 SBC 11 3
1953 SBC 11 4
1954 SBC 6 2
1955 SBC 6 1
1956 SBC 9 4
1957 SBC 9 3
1958 SBC 9 3
Year Lg WAR Rank
1950 SBC 7.8 1
1951 SBC 7.8 1
1952 SBC 6.3 2
1953 SBC 9.1 1
1954 SBC 9.9 1
1955 SBC 8.4 1
1956 SBC 5.4 6
1957 SBC 5.7 3
1958 SBC 6.0 2
1961 SBC 4.6 4
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1950 SBC 4 2
1951 SBC 7 6
1952 SBC 5 4
1953 SBC 5 6
1954 SBC 1 1
1955 SBC 5 4
1956 SBC 7 10
1959 SBC 5 3