15. Dizzy Trout
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: June 29, 1915 in Sandcut, IN USA
  • Weight: 195 lbs.
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: April 25, 1939
  • Final Game: September 11, 1957
  • Baseball Magazine All-Star - 1943
  • Baseball Magazine All-Star - 1944
  • TSN All-Star - 1944
  • MVP - 1943
  • MVP - 1944
  • MVP - 1945
  • MVP - 1950
 
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While Dizzy Trout easily had his best seasons in the war depleted 1940’s, he was still an effective hurler after World War II.  
In 1944, Trout was the runner-up for the MVP, winning 27 games and the ERA title, and was a major part of the 1945 World Series Championship going 1 and 1 with sub 0.9 WHIP and 1.72 ERA.  In the 14 years that Trout was with Detroit, he would go 161-153 with 1,199 Strikeouts.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Pitcher
  • Acquired: Traded from Indianapolis (American Association) with Bob Logan for Players to be Named Later 9/10/36.
  • Departed: Traded to the Boston Red Sox with Hoot Evers, George Kell and Johnny Lipon for Walt Dropo, Fred Hatfield, Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky and Bill Wight 6/3/52.
  • Games Played: 493
  • Notable Statistics: 161 Wins
    153 Losses
    3.20 ERA
    305 Games Started
    156 Complete Games
    28 Shutouts
    126 Games Finished
    37 Saves
    2,591.2 Innings Pitched
    1,199 Strikeouts
    3.34 FIP
    1.344 WHIP
    1.23 SO/BB
    48.8 bWAR

    3 Playoff Games
    1 Win
    2 Losses
    1.72 ERA
    15.2 Innings Pitched
    10 Strikeouts
    1.21 WHIP
  • Major Accolades and Awards: World Series Champion (1945)
    All-Star (1944 & 1947)
    Highest bWAR for a Pitcher (1944)
    Lowest ER (1944)
    Most Wins (1943)
    Most Innings Pitched (1944)
    Most Complete Games (1944)
    Highest ERA+ (1944)
    Lowest FIP (1950)
    Highest Win Probability Added (1944)
    Most Assists by a Pitcher (1943, 1944 & 1947)
    Highest Range Factor by a Pitcher (1947)
    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Pitcher (1950)

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