2B Mel 'Pup' Hancock Jr. #22
Age: 31 | Bats: S | Throws: R | Morale: Angry
11/27/1944
2B MEL 'PUP' HANCOCK JR. #22 - AGE: 31 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: ANGRY
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
135 416 105 15 3 1 46 56 38 .252 .338 .310 2 2.1
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
10/01/1944 PHS Win, 6-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/30/1944 PHS Loss, 4-8 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
09/29/1944 PHS Win, 3-2 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
09/28/1944 PHS Loss, 4-6 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
09/27/1944 CIN Loss, 3-4 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
09/26/1944 CIN Win, 2-1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
09/25/1944 CIN Loss, 3-7 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
09/24/1944 TOR Loss, 1-7 3 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
09/24/1944 TOR Win, 5-2 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 0
09/23/1944 TOR Loss, 2-3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
PERSONALITY
Birthday:06/02/1913
Born in:Washington, DC
Nationality:American
Height:5' 7"
Weight:180 lbs
Local Popularity:Very Popular
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$16,000
Signed Through:1945 Season
Major Service:8 Years, 124 Days
Service This Yr:167 Days
40-Man Service:8 Years, 124 Days
Pro Service:9 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1934, 16th Pick in Round 3
FEDERALLY ALIGNED BASEBALL LEAGUES 1944 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 135 416 105 15 3 1 46 45 56 38 .252 .338 .310 .648 .302 .058 90
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 109 495 0 1 0 16 18 5 129 19 2 3 40.0 44.8 3.43 2.1  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   132 25 3 0 1 15 12 16 9 2 7 0 .189 .273 .235 .508
Versus Right   284 80 12 3 0 31 33 40 29 3 11 0 .282 .367 .345 .712
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   33 8 3 0 0 4 3 3 2 1 2 0 .242 .297 .333 .631
May   85 19 2 0 0 9 8 13 9 0 4 0 .224 .327 .247 .574
June   72 15 3 0 1 8 4 9 6 2 5 0 .208 .289 .292 .581
July   20 5 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 .250 .318 .300 .618
August   95 25 2 1 0 9 19 16 9 0 3 0 .263 .369 .305 .675
September   107 32 4 2 0 15 10 13 10 2 3 0 .299 .369 .374 .743
October   4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Spring Training   41 14 2 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .341 .372 .390 .762
Last Year   492 117 22 2 2 51 64 76 30 3 17 1 .238 .339 .303 .642
2 Years Ago   432 102 19 1 0 49 42 51 29 4 6 1 .236 .316 .285 .600
Career   2344 591 121 9 9 278 272 303 170 23 51 5 .252 .336 .323 .659
Home   208 51 9 2 0 22 15 25 19 5 7 0 .245 .319 .308 .627
Road   208 54 6 1 1 24 30 31 19 0 11 0 .260 .356 .312 .668
Grass   416 105 15 3 1 46 45 56 38 5 18 0 .252 .338 .310 .648
Day   339 92 12 3 1 39 43 52 27 4 17 0 .271 .365 .333 .698
Night   77 13 3 0 0 7 2 4 11 1 1 0 .169 .207 .208 .415
As Starter   398 100 14 3 1 45 45 54 36 5 17 0 .251 .337 .309 .646
As Reliever / Substitution   18 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 .278 .350 .333 .683
Pinch Hitting   5 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 1.400
Close/Late   99 32 4 1 1 12 13 13 4 3 7 0 .323 .391 .414 .805
Inning 1-3   146 33 4 2 0 17 12 9 22 1 4 0 .226 .269 .281 .550
Inning 4-6   123 27 4 0 0 8 13 22 8 0 7 0 .220 .338 .252 .590
Inning 7-9   138 43 7 1 1 21 18 22 7 4 6 0 .312 .396 .399 .795
Extra Innings   9 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 0 .222 .417 .222 .639
0 Outs   126 26 2 2 0 10 16 21 8 2 18 0 .206 .315 .254 .569
1 Outs   154 45 6 1 0 15 18 13 17 3 0 0 .292 .341 .344 .685
2 Outs   136 34 7 0 1 21 11 22 13 0 0 0 .250 .354 .324 .678
Scoring Position   108 30 4 1 0 41 8 14 16 5 18 0 .278 .346 .333 .680
Bases Empty   219 59 6 1 1 1 26 28 13 0 0 0 .269 .352 .320 .672
Runner on 1st   89 16 5 1 0 4 11 14 9 0 0 0 .180 .291 .258 .550
Runner on 2nd   42 11 1 1 0 8 3 4 8 0 13 0 .262 .326 .333 .659
Runner on 3rd   9 4 0 0 0 8 2 2 0 2 0 0 .444 .462 .444 .906
Runner on 1st & 2nd   18 5 2 0 0 5 0 4 2 0 1 0 .278 .409 .389 .798
Runner on 1st & 3rd   20 3 0 0 0 5 2 3 4 2 0 0 .150 .240 .150 .390
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   6 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 4 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Bases Loaded   13 5 1 0 0 12 1 1 0 1 0 0 .385 .400 .462 .862
Two Strikes   185 47 9 0 1 18 18 28 38 2 0 0 .254 .349 .319 .668
First Pitch   66 16 2 0 0 10 2 1 0 1 6 0 .242 .250 .273 .523
Count 0-1   32 14 0 0 0 8 5 0 0 1 1 0 .438 .424 .438 .862
Count 0-2   22 4 1 0 0 3 1 0 5 0 0 0 .182 .182 .227 .409
Count 1-0   35 7 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Count 1-1   51 13 2 1 0 3 5 0 0 0 3 0 .255 .255 .333 .588
Count 1-2   46 14 2 0 0 5 4 0 13 0 0 0 .304 .304 .348 .652
Count 2-0   9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 2-1   28 4 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 .143 .138 .179 .317
Count 2-2   64 12 2 0 1 5 5 0 13 2 0 0 .188 .182 .266 .447
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 5 13 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   10 4 1 2 0 2 7 14 0 0 1 0 .400 .750 .900 1.650
Full Count   53 17 4 0 0 5 8 28 7 0 0 0 .321 .556 .396 .952
Behind in Count   100 32 3 0 0 16 10 0 18 1 1 0 .320 .317 .350 .667
Ahead in Count   82 15 2 2 0 7 15 27 0 1 8 0 .183 .382 .256 .638
Batting Leadoff   6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Batting 2nd   163 48 6 2 0 18 26 21 17 1 5 0 .294 .373 .356 .729
Batting 3rd   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 5th   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 6th   138 32 6 0 1 18 12 22 14 2 6 0 .232 .333 .297 .630
Batting 7th   102 22 2 1 0 9 7 12 6 2 6 0 .216 .293 .255 .548
Batting 8th   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Batting 9th   2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
Low Leverage   172 49 8 1 0 8 16 25 16 1 3 0 .285 .374 .343 .717
Medium Leverage   161 37 4 2 1 18 22 22 18 1 7 0 .230 .321 .298 .619
High Leverage   81 19 3 0 0 20 7 9 4 3 8 0 .235 .301 .272 .573
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1936 Cleveland - FABL 22 60 158 52 11 1 1 25 26 23 1 3 12 0 2 .329 .411 .430 .841 123 121 0.9
1937 Cleveland - FABL 23 70 102 22 6 1 0 12 11 10 0 2 14 0 0 .216 .281 .294 .575 61 58 -0.0
1938 Cleveland - FABL 24 32 35 11 2 0 0 5 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .467 .371 .838 138 155 0.6
1938 Washington - FABL 24 65 245 65 11 1 3 29 28 30 2 1 10 3 0 .265 .349 .355 .704 92 97 0.5
1938 Total - FABL 24 97 280 76 13 1 3 34 34 40 2 1 10 3 0 .271 .365 .357 .722 98 105 1.1
1939 New York - FABL 25 101 256 72 21 0 1 33 34 28 0 3 14 0 0 .281 .348 .375 .723 94 96 1.1
1940 New York - FABL 26 73 144 34 10 0 1 18 13 14 0 1 17 0 1 .236 .302 .326 .628 75 74 0.2
1941 New York - FABL 27 55 64 11 4 0 0 10 3 5 0 1 6 0 0 .172 .229 .234 .463 29 16 -0.3
1942 New York - FABL 28 128 432 102 19 1 0 49 42 51 1 4 29 0 1 .236 .316 .285 .600 79 73 1.5
1943 New York - FABL 29 149 492 117 22 2 2 51 64 76 1 3 30 2 1 .238 .339 .303 .642 93 98 1.5
1944 New York - FABL 30 135 416 105 15 3 1 46 45 56 0 5 38 2 3 .252 .338 .310 .648 82 90 2.1
Total FABL 868 2344 591 121 9 9 278 272 303 5 23 170 7 8 .252 .336 .323 .659 87 89 8.1
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1934 Total - 20 41 176 55 10 1 1 38 45 23 0 3 12 28 7 .312 .386 .398 .784 100 100 0.5
1935 Reading - A 21 23 76 30 5 1 0 8 17 10 0 0 2 1 0 .395 .465 .487 .952 163 165 1.2
1935 Portland - AA 21 26 109 40 13 0 1 22 21 8 0 2 5 0 2 .367 .403 .514 .917 127 127 0.5
1935 Cincinnati - AAA 21 88 327 107 20 2 4 57 58 32 2 5 21 4 3 .327 .385 .437 .823 106 109 1.5
Total EA 26 109 40 13 0 1 22 21 8 0 2 5 0 2 .367 .403 .514 .917 127 127
Total UL 88 327 107 20 2 4 57 58 32 2 5 21 4 3 .327 .385 .437 .823 106 109
Total MAL 23 76 30 5 1 0 8 17 10 0 0 2 1 0 .395 .465 .487 .952 163 165
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1942 New York - FABL 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
Total FABL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1935 Cincinnati - AAA 2B 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 3.0 6.00 -0.1 1.084
1935 Reading - A 2B 18 18 34 46 2 82 2 .976 147.0 4.90 +0.6 1.035
1935 Cincinnati - AAA SS 87 87 114 253 35 401 34 .915 688.2 4.80 -0.0 1.004
1935 Portland - AA SS 26 26 46 84 16 144 14 .903 225.2 5.18 -4.4 .914
1935 Reading - A SS 3 2 2 7 1 10 1 .900 18.0 4.50 -0.1 .961
1935 Reading - A LF 11 0 6 0 0 6 0 1.000 20.0 2.70 +0.4 1.014
1936 Cleveland - MLB 1B 37 35 286 19 26 307 2 .993 309.0 8.88 -0.3 1.015
1936 Cleveland - MLB 2B 9 1 6 8 2 14 0 1.000 36.0 3.50 -0.2 1.077
1936 Cleveland - MLB 3B 3 1 0 4 0 4 0 1.000 11.0 3.27 +0.4 1.064
1936 Cleveland - MLB SS 9 1 3 12 0 16 1 .938 31.0 4.35 +0.2 .995
1936 Cleveland - MLB LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 4.0 2.25 +0.0 1.018
1936 Cleveland - MLB RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1937 Cleveland - MLB 1B 20 13 117 9 12 127 1 .992 124.0 9.15 +0.3 .993
1937 Cleveland - MLB 2B 11 0 2 9 0 11 0 1.000 19.0 5.21 +0.3 1.074
1937 Cleveland - MLB 3B 9 2 1 6 1 7 0 1.000 28.1 2.22 +0.1 1.044
1937 Cleveland - MLB SS 24 2 12 17 4 31 2 .935 65.2 3.97 +0.4 1.082
1937 Cleveland - MLB LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 7.0 1.29 +0.0 .995
1937 Cleveland - MLB CF 3 0 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 8.2 4.15 +0.2 1.013
1937 Cleveland - MLB RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1938 Washington - MLB 1B 4 1 13 1 0 14 0 1.000 13.1 9.45 +0.4 1.533
1938 Cleveland - MLB 1B 3 1 10 2 1 12 0 1.000 10.1 10.45 +0.1 1.022
1938 Cleveland - MLB 2B 6 0 0 6 2 6 0 1.000 15.2 3.45 +0.0 1.051
1938 Cleveland - MLB 3B 4 1 0 3 1 3 0 1.000 11.0 2.45 +0.1 1.055
1938 Washington - MLB 3B 63 63 36 116 6 171 19 .889 544.0 2.51 -4.4 .936
1938 Cleveland - MLB SS 11 2 13 16 3 29 0 1.000 39.0 6.69 +0.9 1.078
1938 Cleveland - MLB LF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 2.1 3.86 +0.0 .995
1938 Cleveland - MLB RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1939 New York - MLB 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1939 New York - MLB 2B 62 60 160 190 35 374 24 .936 535.2 5.88 +0.5 .994
1939 New York - MLB 3B 28 7 4 18 1 22 0 1.000 70.1 2.82 -0.2 .000
1939 New York - MLB SS 5 0 4 11 2 19 4 .789 19.2 6.86 -1.3 .727
1939 New York - MLB CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1940 New York - MLB 1B 7 6 56 9 6 67 2 .970 60.0 9.75 -1.5 .838
1940 New York - MLB 2B 23 19 52 56 8 110 2 .982 174.0 5.59 +1.7 1.067
1940 New York - MLB 3B 37 9 17 29 3 48 2 .958 117.1 3.53 +0.4 1.055
1940 New York - MLB SS 1 1 5 2 0 7 0 1.000 9.0 7.00 +0.1 1.078
1941 New York - MLB 1B 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 3.1 8.10 0.0 .000
1941 New York - MLB 2B 12 9 21 42 13 66 3 .955 85.2 6.62 +0.7 1.008
1941 New York - MLB 3B 38 1 5 14 0 20 1 .950 61.1 2.79 +0.8 1.046
1941 New York - MLB SS 3 2 5 8 1 13 0 1.000 21.0 5.57 +0.1 1.089
1941 New York - MLB LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1942 New York - MLB 2B 125 117 318 364 93 707 25 .965 1066.2 5.75 +7.2 1.035
1942 New York - MLB 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1942 New York - MLB SS 3 0 0 5 1 6 1 .833 7.1 6.14 -0.4 .907
1942 New York - MLB LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1943 New York - MLB 2B 79 78 155 221 47 389 13 .967 669.2 5.05 +7.4 1.059
1943 New York - MLB 3B 5 1 0 3 1 3 0 1.000 20.1 1.33 -0.8 .785
1943 New York - MLB SS 66 62 77 195 35 298 26 .913 555.1 4.41 -13.7 .887
1944 New York - MLB 2B 113 109 248 360 61 634 26 .959 968.0 5.65 +6.5 1.040
1944 New York - MLB 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1944 New York - MLB SS 27 0 10 15 4 27 2 .926 51.0 4.41 -1.2 .923
TOTAL 1B 73 56 485 40 45 530 5 .991 520.0 9.09 -1.0 .988
TOTAL 2B 459 411 996 1304 263 2395 95 .960 3720.1 5.56 +24.6 1.035
TOTAL 3B 188 85 63 193 13 278 22 .921 866.2 2.66 -3.5 .972
TOTAL SS 265 185 291 625 102 1001 85 .915 1731.1 4.76 -19.4 .953
TOTAL LF 20 0 9 0 0 9 0 1.000 33.1 2.43 +0.5 1.010
TOTAL CF 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 10.2 3.38 +0.2 1.013
TOTAL RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
PLAYER HISTORY
12/05/1934 Drafted in the 1934 first-year player draft (Round 3, Pick 16, 48th overall pick) by the Cleveland Foresters, out of college (Darnell State).
12/17/1934 Signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Foresters organization with a signing bonus of $1,060.
01/01/1935 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1936 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1937 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1938 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
07/18/1938 Was traded by the Cleveland Foresters to the Washington Eagles, along with SP Sergio Gonzales, in exchange for 3B Mel Carrol, SP Jack Hale, SP Connie Upchurch.
11/28/1938 Was traded by the Washington Eagles to the New York Stars, along with LF Moxie Pidgeon, RP Robert Curry, in exchange for SP Jim Douglass, SP Johnnie Jones, SP Bill Robison.
01/01/1939 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
10/16/1939 Wins the 1939 World Championship Series with the New York Stars.
01/01/1940 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1941 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1942 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1943 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
01/01/1944 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
06/12/1944 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year BB Rank
1943 76 5
Year IBB Rank
1942 13 3
Year SH Rank
1943 17 5
1944 18 4
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