Eddie Lopat

  • Eddie Lopat

Edmund Walter Lopat (originally Lopatynski) (June 21, 1918 – June 15, 1992) was a Major League Baseball pitcher, coach, manager, front office executive, and scout. He was sometimes known as "The Junk Man," but better known as "Steady Eddie," a nickname later given to Eddie Murray. He was born in New York, New York. A left-hander, Lopat made his Major League pitching debut on April 30, 1944, playing for the Chicago White Sox.

Eddie Lopat
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1951
Himself - AL Pitcher

1951
1951 World Series (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher

Self

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Major League pitching statistics for Eddie Lopat.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1944 CHW 11-10 3.26 27 25 13 1 0 210 217 96 76 59 75
1945 CHW 10-13 4.11 26 24 17 1 1 199 226 101 91 56 74
1946 CHW 13-13 2.73 29 29 20 2 0 231 216 80 70 48 89
1947 CHW 16-13 2.81 31 31 22 3 0 252 241 88 79 73 109
1948 NYY 17-11 3.65 33 31 13 3 0 226 246 106 92 66 83
1949 NYY 15-10 3.26 31 30 14 4 1 215 222 93 78 69 70
1950 NYY 18-8 3.47 35 32 15 3 1 236 244 110 91 65 72
1951 NYY 21-9 2.91 31 31 20 4 0 234 209 86 76 71 93
1952 NYY 10-5 2.53 20 19 10 2 0 149 127 47 42 53 56
1953 NYY 16-4 2.42 25 24 9 3 0 178 169 58 48 32 50
1954 NYY 12-4 3.55 26 23 7 0 0 170 189 74 67 33 54
1955 NYY 4-8 3.74 16 12 3 1 0 86 101 45 36 16 24
1955 BAL 3-4 4.22 10 7 1 0 0 49 57 24 23 9 10
Career 166-112 - 340 318 164 27 3 - 2464 1008 869 650 859

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Major League fielding statistics for Eddie Lopat.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1944 CHW 30 - 9 44 0 4 1.000
1945 CHW 32 - 15 32 2 0 0.959
1946 CHW 30 - 8 48 0 4 1.000
1947 CHW 35 - 12 36 2 0 0.960
1948 NYY 34 - 6 50 3 3 0.949
1949 NYY 31 - 7 42 2 5 0.961
1950 NYY 36 - 10 47 2 4 0.966
1951 NYY 31 - 9 50 3 4 0.952
1952 NYY 20 - 6 30 1 2 0.973
1953 NYY 26 - 8 38 2 1 0.958
1954 NYY 26 23 170 3 28 1 1 0.969
1955 NYY 16 12 86 3 11 1 1 0.933
1955 BAL 10 7 49 4 12 0 1 1.000
Career 357 42 - 100 468 19 30 -

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Major League batting statistics for Eddie Lopat.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1944 CHW 30 81 8 25 1 1 0 6 0 5 5 0.309 0.349 0.346
1945 CHW 32 82 13 24 4 0 1 13 0 2 9 0.293 0.310 0.378
1946 CHW 30 87 10 22 2 1 0 10 0 8 7 0.253 0.316 0.299
1947 CHW 35 96 5 19 3 0 0 11 0 4 6 0.198 0.230 0.229
1948 NYY 34 81 6 14 0 0 0 10 0 8 6 0.173 0.247 0.173
1949 NYY 31 76 9 20 8 0 1 4 0 7 8 0.263 0.325 0.408
1950 NYY 36 82 14 19 2 3 0 7 0 17 9 0.232 0.364 0.329
1951 NYY 31 84 7 15 1 0 3 9 0 7 10 0.179 0.242 0.298
1952 NYY 20 52 7 9 2 0 0 4 0 3 5 0.173 0.218 0.212
1953 NYY 26 63 5 12 3 0 0 1 0 5 13 0.190 0.250 0.238
1954 NYY 26 57 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 6 0.018 0.095 0.018
1955 NYY 16 29 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.138 0.138 0.138
1955 BAL 10 17 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0.176 0.263 0.176
Career 357 887 87 187 26 5 5 77 0 73 92 - - -



First NameEdmund
Middle NameWalter
Last NameLopat
Full Name at BirthEdmund Walter Lopat
Other NamesEddie Lopat
Age73 (age at death)
Date of BirthJune 21, 1918
BirthplaceNew York, NY
Date of DeathJune 15, 1992
Location of DeathDarien, CT
BuriedSt. Mary Cemetery, Greenwich, CT
Height5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight185 lbs (83.9 kg)
Star SignGemini
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolClinton (New York, NY)
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher
BatsLeft
ThrowsLeft
MLB Debut30 April 1944
Last MLB Game23 September 1955

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