Don Newcombe


Don Newcombe came into this world in 1926, making his entrance on the 14th of June. He was born in the USA and grew up in Madison. As a child he was known as Newk. Don hit it big on Friday 20th May 1949 when he made his major league debut. Don was out of baseball by 1st October 1960 - the date of his final game.

Fielding


Year Team stint POS G GS InnOuts PO A E DP PB ZR
1949 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 P 38 31 733 17 40 0 2
1950 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 P 40 35 802 19 43 2 3
1951 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 P 40 36 816 24 45 3 3
1954 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 P 29 25 433 11 16 2 2
1955 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 P 34 31 701 15 24 4 5
1956 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 P 38 36 804 25 39 1 5
1957 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 P 28 28 596 13 41 2 1
1958 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 P 11 8 103 2 6 0 0
1959 Cincinnati Reds 1 P 30 29 666 14 31 1 4
1960 Cincinnati Reds 1 P 16 15 248 6 11 2 0

Fielding Post


Year Team round POS G GS InnOuts PO A E DP TP PB SB CS
1949 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS P 2 35 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1955 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS P 1 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1956 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS P 2 14 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0

Pitching


Year Team stint W L G GS CG SHO SV IPouts H ER HR BB SO BAOpp ERA IBB WP HBP BK BFP GF R
1949 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 17 8 38 31 19 5 1 733 223 86 17 73 149 0.240 3.17 4 3 2 1005 5 89
1950 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 19 11 40 35 20 4 3 802 258 110 22 75 130 0.250 3.70 1 2 1 1101 4 120
1951 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 20 9 40 36 18 3 0 816 235 99 19 91 164 0.230 3.28 7 6 0 1125 2 115
1954 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 9 8 29 25 6 0 0 433 158 73 24 49 82 0.270 4.55 0 5 0 640 2 81
1955 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 20 5 34 31 17 1 0 701 222 83 35 38 143 0.240 3.20 1 0 1 0 943 1 103
1956 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 27 7 38 36 18 5 0 804 219 91 33 46 139 0.220 3.06 8 4 3 0 1052 2 101
1957 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 11 12 28 28 12 4 0 596 199 77 28 33 90 0.250 3.49 4 0 1 0 815 0 86
1958 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 0 6 11 8 1 0 0 103 53 30 11 8 16 0.340 7.86 1 0 0 0 163 2 37
1959 Cincinnati Reds 1 13 8 30 29 17 2 1 666 216 78 25 27 100 0.250 3.16 3 4 5 0 899 1 87
1960 Cleveland Blues 2 2 3 20 2 0 0 1 162 61 26 6 8 27 0.280 4.33 0 0 0 0 223 13 28

Pitching Post


Year Team round W L G GS CG SHO SV IPouts H ER HR BB SO BAOpp ERA IBB WP HBP BK BFP GF R SH SF
1949 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 35 10 4 1 3 11 3.09 0 0 0 0 47 0 4 0 0
1955 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 17 8 6 3 2 4 9.53 0 0 0 0 25 0 6 0 0
1956 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 14 11 11 4 3 4 21.21 0 0 0 0 28 0 11 1 0

Batting


Year Team stint G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO IBB HBP SH SF
1949 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 39 96 8 22 4 0 0 10 0 5 16 0 1
1950 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 40 97 8 24 3 1 1 8 0 10 19 0 3
1951 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 40 103 11 23 3 1 0 8 0 0 8 9 1 2
1954 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 31 47 6 15 1 0 0 4 0 0 4 6 0 3 1
1955 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 57 117 18 42 9 1 7 23 1 0 6 18 0 1 1 0
1956 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 52 111 13 26 6 0 2 16 1 0 12 18 0 1 3 1
1957 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 1 34 74 8 17 2 0 1 7 0 1 11 11 0 0 1 0
1958 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 11 12 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
1959 Cincinnati Reds 1 61 105 10 32 2 0 3 21 0 0 17 23 1 0 1 0
1960 Cincinnati Reds 1 24 36 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 8 0 0 2 0

Batting Post


Year Team round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO IBB HBP SH SF
1949 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
1955 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1956 Brooklyn Bridegrooms WS 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Awards


Year tie notes
1949
1956

Hall Of Fame


Year votedBy ballots needed votes inducted category
1966 BBWAA 303 227 7 N Player
1967 Run Off 307 230 2 N Player
1968 BBWAA 284 213 9 N Player
1969 BBWAA 340 255 3 N Player
1970 BBWAA 300 225 5 N Player
1971 BBWAA 360 270 8 N Player
1972 BBWAA 396 297 7 N Player
1973 BBWAA 380 285 11 N Player
1974 BBWAA 365 274 7 N Player
1975 BBWAA 363 272 11 N Player
1976 BBWAA 388 291 21 N Player
1977 BBWAA 384 288 43 N Player
1978 BBWAA 380 285 48 N Player
1979 BBWAA 432 324 52 N Player
1980 BBWAA 385 289 59 N Player
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