Andy Messersmith is a former Major League Baseball Player whose first appearance
was in 1968 and last appeared in 1979. He is a member of the The Silent Generation and was born in Northern America. Andy Messersmith spent most of his career
with California Angels and he played most games as a Starting Pitcher. No salary data exists for Andy Messersmith.
Over Andy Messersmith’s 12 season pitching career he had an ERA (Earned Run Average) of 2.861,
striking out 1625 and walking 831. His career WHIP (Walks and Hits per Innings Pitched) was 1.143
for 6691.0 innings pitched. Andy Messersmith won 56.769 of the games in which he had a decision.
Over Andy Messersmith’s 12 seasons in the major leagues, he played 2231.3 innings
in 344 games in a defensive position, most often as a Starting Pitcher. Over his career, he had 136 putouts and
assisted with another 318, a total of 454 chances accepted. Based upon his 495 total chances he had a fielding
percentage of 91.7%. He was also involved in 350 double plays and had a range factor of 1.3.
Andy Messersmith's Catcher Caught Stealing Career Total
Andy Messersmith's Catcher Caught Stealing 162 Game Average
Andy Messersmith's Hitting Stats
Over Andy Messersmith’s 12 season offensive career he had slash lines of 0.170/0.207/0.232
(batting average/on base percentage/slugging percentage).
He hit 5 home runs and drove in 54 producing 98 total runs. His career OPS is 0.439.