August 18, 1940 |
Flemington, West Virginia
|April 19, 1964, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 21, 1975, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Runs batted in||134|
Paul Edward Popovich (born August 18, 1940 in Flemington, West Virginia) was an infielder for the Chicago Cubs (1964, 1966–67 and 1969–73), Los Angeles Dodgers (1968–69) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1974–75).
In 11 seasons, he played in 682 Games and had 1,732 At Bats, 176 Runs, 403 Hits, 42 Doubles, 9 Triples, 14 Home Runs, 134 RBI, 4 Stolen Bases, 127 Walks, .233 Batting Average, .286 On-base percentage, .292 Slugging Percentage, 505 Total Bases, 25 Sacrifice Hits, 17 Sacrifice Flies and 14 Intentional Walks. Z According to the back of his 1970 Topps trading card, "In 1968, 50 fans named Popovich came to root for Paul." The 1969 Dodgers yearbook shows Popovich surrounded by 21 fans who shared his surname.
- "West Virginia University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues". Baseball-Almanac.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
- DeMichael, Tom (January 2016). Baseball FAQ All That's Left to Know About America's Pastime. 'Pepi': Backbeat Books. ISBN 9781617136061. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
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