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Ed Lopat Autograph on a 1964 Topps (#348)
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Age 73
Birthday 21 June, 1918
Birthplace New York, NY
Died 15 June, 1992
Place of Death Darien, CT
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality American
Occupation Baseball
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Edmund Walter Lopat (originally Lopatynski) (June 21, 1918 – June 15, 1992) was a Major League Baseball pitcher, coach, manager, front office executive, and scout. He was sometimes known as "The Junk Man," but better known as "Steady Eddie," a nickname later given to Eddie Murray. He was born in New York, New York.

MLB Batting Statistics

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1944 CHW 30 81 8 25 1 1 0 6 0 5 5 0.309 0.349 0.346
1945 CHW 32 82 13 24 4 0 1 13 0 2 9 0.293 0.310 0.378
1946 CHW 30 87 10 22 2 1 0 10 0 8 7 0.253 0.316 0.299
1947 CHW 35 96 5 19 3 0 0 11 0 4 6 0.198 0.230 0.229
1948 NYY 34 81 6 14 0 0 0 10 0 8 6 0.173 0.247 0.173
1949 NYY 31 76 9 20 8 0 1 4 0 7 8 0.263 0.325 0.408
1950 NYY 36 82 14 19 2 3 0 7 0 17 9 0.232 0.364 0.329
1951 NYY 31 84 7 15 1 0 3 9 0 7 10 0.179 0.242 0.298
1952 NYY 20 52 7 9 2 0 0 4 0 3 5 0.173 0.218 0.212
1953 NYY 26 63 5 12 3 0 0 1 0 5 13 0.190 0.250 0.238
1954 NYY 26 57 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 6 0.018 0.095 0.018
1955 NYY 16 29 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.138 0.138 0.138
1955 BAL 10 17 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0.176 0.263 0.176
Career 357 887 87 187 26 5 5 77 0 73 92 - - -

MLB Fielding Statistics

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1944 CHW 30 - 9 44 0 4 1.000
1945 CHW 32 - 15 32 2 0 0.959
1946 CHW 30 - 8 48 0 4 1.000
1947 CHW 35 - 12 36 2 0 0.960
1948 NYY 34 - 6 50 3 3 0.949
1949 NYY 31 - 7 42 2 5 0.961
1950 NYY 36 - 10 47 2 4 0.966
1951 NYY 31 - 9 50 3 4 0.952
1952 NYY 20 - 6 30 1 2 0.973
1953 NYY 26 - 8 38 2 1 0.958
1954 NYY 26 23 170 3 28 1 1 0.969
1955 NYY 16 12 86 3 11 1 1 0.933
1955 BAL 10 7 49 4 12 0 1 1.000
Career 357 42 - 100 468 19 30 -

MLB Pitching Statistics

Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1944 CHW 11-10 3.26 27 25 13 1 0 210 217 96 76 59 75
1945 CHW 10-13 4.11 26 24 17 1 1 199 226 101 91 56 74
1946 CHW 13-13 2.73 29 29 20 2 0 231 216 80 70 48 89
1947 CHW 16-13 2.81 31 31 22 3 0 252 241 88 79 73 109
1948 NYY 17-11 3.65 33 31 13 3 0 226 246 106 92 66 83
1949 NYY 15-10 3.26 31 30 14 4 1 215 222 93 78 69 70
1950 NYY 18-8 3.47 35 32 15 3 1 236 244 110 91 65 72
1951 NYY 21-9 2.91 31 31 20 4 0 234 209 86 76 71 93
1952 NYY 10-5 2.53 20 19 10 2 0 149 127 47 42 53 56
1953 NYY 16-4 2.42 25 24 9 3 0 178 169 58 48 32 50
1954 NYY 12-4 3.55 26 23 7 0 0 170 189 74 67 33 54
1955 NYY 4-8 3.74 16 12 3 1 0 86 101 45 36 16 24
1955 BAL 3-4 4.22 10 7 1 0 0 49 57 24 23 9 10
Career 166-112 - 340 318 164 27 3 - 2464 1008 869 650 859

Filmography

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1951 1951 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Pitcher
1951 1951 World Series Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher

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