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10 Tom Eckhardt

  • Position:
    Pitcher
  • Height:
    6-0
  • Weight:
    190
  • Bats:
    R
  • Throws:
    R
  • Hometown:
    Sheboygan, WI
  • Professional Experience:
    Atlanta Braves (A)
  • Hall of Fame Induction Year:
    2002

Batting

SeasonTeamGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBIBBHBPSOSFSHSBCSAVGOBP
1985Sheboygan A’s27726510144108412402200.2150.271
1986Sheboygan A’s212827610010810800100.3700.393
1988Sheboygan A’s26121224101400400000.3330.333
1990Sheboygan A’s26121244000200400000.3330.333
1991Sheboygan A’s28242357400901500100.3040.333
1992Sheboygan A’s142200000000200000.0000.000
1993Sheboygan A’s346051131530314611511200.2940.373
1994Sheboygan A’s27282579201430400000.3600.429
1995Sheboygan A’s193301000000000000.3330.333
2005Sheboygan A’s114401000000000000.2500.250
2006Sheboygan A’s101100000000000000.0000.000
Total-24324622547651425491436613600.2880.336

Pitching

SeasonTeamGPGSCGIPHHRRERBBSOWLSERAIP for Calculation
1985Sheboygan A’s74018.12822723121801011.2918.3333
1986Sheboygan A’s1411468564302147607212.7868
1988Sheboygan A’s20149105.18066039741208513.33105.3333
1990Sheboygan A’s201611127.182342296313912512.05127.3333
1991Sheboygan A’s1913811284439284412912142.25112
1992Sheboygan A’s1310475.19610645136613806.0975.3333
1993Sheboygan A’s1912590.1999663528927523.4990.3333
1994Sheboygan A’s179368.2764443623556544.7268.6667
1995Sheboygan A’s1710692.1934522730594502.6392.3333
2005Sheboygan A’s1110576711412938544603.4376
2006Sheboygan A’s95138351161317262213.0838
Total-16611456871.2800484813314128136545143.66871.6665

Tom Eckhardt played with the Sheboygan A’s for 11 seasons between 1985 and 1997 and was named the club’s Most Valuable Pitcher six times.

He struck out more than 100 batters three times including his big 1990 season when he fanned 139, won 12 games and posted a 2.05 earned run average. He was a pivotal performer in the championship 1991 season, going 12-1 with four saves, a 2.25 ERA and 129 strikeouts.

As he went into the Hall of Fame in 2002, he was still the career leader with 817 strikeouts and 13 saves.

As the club’s No.1 starter, always pitted against the opposition’s best pitcher, he finished his career with a 63-46 record with 10 shutouts and 13 saves. He fanned 817 and walked 415 in 846.2 innings. Pitching when league hitters used aluminum bats, Eckhardt had a career 3.68 earned run average. He appeared in 176 games and finished 49 of his 110 starts.