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Vic Wertz
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Birthdate: 2/9/1925 Died: 7/7/1983
Height / Weight: 6' 0" / 186 lbs. Place of Birth: York, PA, USA
Bats / Throws: L / R

Baseball Historian Biography

Baseball History Power-packed, clutch hitter, Vic Wertz starred for the Detroit Tigers with his torrid hitting in the late 1940's. In 1947, Vic Wertz blasted 26 doubles, 20 HR's batted .304 and knocked in 133 runs. In 1950, his stats were 37 D, 27 HRs, batted .308 with 123 RBIs. Traded to the St. Louis Browns in 1953, Vic hit 19 HRs. Baseball Historian While with Cleveland in late 1954, he was a major force for the Indians winning the pennant. In 1956 with the Indians, Wertz hit 32 homers and had 106 RBIs and the following year hit 28 HRs with 105 RBIs. Vic Wertz was a popular slugger wherever he grabbed a bat, drawing loud cheers from his many fans. Wertz always found time to honor requests for autographed photos. Thanks for the memories. baseballhistorian.com archives photos. 


Pitching Statistics
Year Team G GS W L SV CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO WP HBP BK ERA
21 years   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Batting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS IBB HBP SH SF AVG OBP SLG
1947 DET (AL) 102 333 60 96 22 4 6 44 47 66 2 0 0 0 2 0 .288 .376 SLG
1948 DET (AL) 119 391 49 97 19 9 7 67 48 70 0 0 0 3 6 0 .248 .335 SLG
1949 DET (AL) 155 608 96 185 26 6 20 133 80 61 2 3 0 0 7 0 .304 .385 SLG
1950 DET (AL) 149 559 99 172 37 4 27 123 91 55 0 1 0 4 3 0 .308 .408 SLG
1951 DET (AL) 138 501 86 143 24 4 27 94 78 61 0 3 0 1 1 0 .285 .383 SLG
1952 SLB (AL) 37 130 22 45 5 0 6 19 23 20 0 0 0 0 1 0 .346 .444 SLG
1952 DET (AL) 85 285 46 70 15 3 17 51 46 44 1 0 0 1 0 0 .246 .352 SLG
1953 SLB (AL) 128 440 61 118 18 6 19 70 72 44 1 4 0 4 2 0 .268 .376 SLG
1954 BAL (AL) 29 94 5 19 1 0 1 13 11 17 0 0 0 0 0 1 .202 .283 SLG
1954 CLE (AL) 94 295 33 81 14 2 14 48 34 40 0 2 0 0 1 5 .275 .344 SLG
1955 CLE (AL) 74 257 30 65 11 2 14 55 32 33 1 1 3 1 0 5 .253 .332 SLG
1956 CLE (AL) 136 481 65 127 22 0 32 106 75 87 0 0 10 5 0 7 .264 .364 SLG
1957 CLE (AL) 144 515 84 145 21 0 28 105 78 88 2 3 6 2 0 11 .282 .371 SLG
1958 CLE (AL) 25 43 5 12 1 0 3 12 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .354 SLG
1959 BOS (AL) 94 247 38 68 13 0 7 49 22 32 0 0 5 2 0 2 .275 .337 SLG
1960 BOS (AL) 131 443 45 125 22 0 19 103 37 54 0 2 4 1 1 5 .282 .335 SLG
1961 DET (AL) 8 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 SLG
1961 BOS (AL) 99 317 33 83 16 2 11 60 38 43 0 0 3 2 0 6 .262 .339 SLG
1962 DET (AL) 74 105 7 34 2 0 5 18 5 13 0 0 0 1 0 1 .324 .357 SLG
1963 MIN (AL) 35 44 3 6 0 0 3 7 6 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 .136 .240 SLG
1963 DET (AL) 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .0 .0 SLG
21 years   1862 6099 867 1692 289 42 266 1178 828 842 9 19 33 27 24 43 .277 .364 .SLG



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