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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
20 5190 373 208 32 2198 2.56
Birth Date2-26-1887
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1911 PHI MLB 48 37 367.0 285 129 227 5 .000 7.0 3.2 0.1 5.6 0% .261 .000 1.13 2.68 2.57 0 0.00 0.0
1912 PHI MLB 46 34 310.3 289 105 195 11 .000 8.4 3.0 0.3 5.7 0% .286 .000 1.27 3.03 2.81 0 0.00 0.0
1913 PHI MLB 47 36 306.3 288 75 159 9 .000 8.5 2.2 0.3 4.7 0% .282 .000 1.18 2.73 2.79 0 0.00 0.0
1914 PHI MLB 46 39 355.0 327 76 214 8 .000 8.3 1.9 0.2 5.4 0% .277 .000 1.14 2.08 2.38 0 0.00 0.0
1915 PHI MLB 49 42 376.3 253 64 241 3 .000 6.1 1.5 0.1 5.8 0% .224 .000 0.84 1.77 1.22 0 0.00 0.0
1916 PHI MLB 48 45 389.0 323 50 167 6 .000 7.5 1.2 0.1 3.9 0% .250 .000 0.96 2.11 1.55 0 0.00 0.0
1917 PHI MLB 45 44 388.0 336 56 200 4 .000 7.8 1.3 0.1 4.6 0% .263 .000 1.01 1.96 1.83 0 0.00 0.0
1918 CHN MLB 3 3 26.0 19 3 15 0 .000 6.6 1.0 0.0 5.2 0% .241 .000 0.85 1.60 1.73 0 0.00 0.0
1919 CHN MLB 30 27 235.0 180 38 121 3 .000 6.9 1.5 0.1 4.6 0% .238 .000 0.93 2.06 1.72 0 0.00 0.0
1920 CHN MLB 46 40 363.3 335 69 173 8 .000 8.3 1.7 0.2 4.3 0% .273 .000 1.11 2.51 1.91 0 0.00 0.0
1921 CHN MLB 31 30 252.0 286 33 77 10 .000 10.2 1.2 0.4 2.8 0% .303 .000 1.27 3.30 3.39 0 0.00 0.0
1922 CHN MLB 33 31 245.7 283 34 48 8 .000 10.4 1.2 0.3 1.8 0% .299 .000 1.29 3.56 3.63 0 0.00 0.0
1923 CHN MLB 39 36 305.0 308 30 72 17 .000 9.1 0.9 0.5 2.1 0% .258 .000 1.11 3.51 3.19 0 0.00 0.0
1924 CHN MLB 21 20 169.3 183 25 33 9 .000 9.7 1.3 0.5 1.8 0% .272 .000 1.23 3.71 3.03 0 0.00 0.0
1925 CHN MLB 32 30 236.0 270 29 63 15 .000 10.3 1.1 0.6 2.4 0% .294 .000 1.27 3.81 3.39 0 0.00 0.0
1926 CHN 0 7 7 52.0 55 7 12 0 .000 9.5 1.2 0.0 2.1 0% .276 .000 1.19 2.85 3.46 0 0.00 0.0
1926 SLN 0 23 16 148.3 136 24 35 8 .000 8.3 1.5 0.5 2.1 0% .242 .000 1.08 3.66 2.91 0 0.00 0.0
1927 SLN MLB 37 30 268.0 261 38 48 11 .000 8.8 1.3 0.4 1.6 0% .254 .000 1.12 3.60 2.52 0 0.00 0.0
1928 SLN MLB 34 31 243.7 262 37 59 15 .000 9.7 1.4 0.6 2.2 0% .276 .000 1.23 3.58 3.36 0 0.00 0.0
1929 SLN MLB 22 19 132.0 149 23 33 10 .000 10.2 1.6 0.7 2.2 0% .281 .000 1.30 4.34 3.89 0 0.00 0.0
1930 PHI MLB 9 3 21.7 40 6 6 5 .000 16.6 2.5 2.1 2.5 0% .380 .000 2.12 6.83 9.14 0 0.00 0.0
1926 TOT MLB 30 23 200.3 191 31 47 8 .000 8.6 1.4 0.4 2.1 0% .000 .000 1.11 3.45 3.05 0 0.00 0.0
CareerMLB6966005190.048689512198165.0008.41.60.33.80%.000.0001.122.842.5600.000.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1911 PHI MLB 48 37 367.0 285 129 227 5 .000 7.0 3.2 0.1 5.6 0% .261 .000 1.13 2.68 2.57
1912 PHI MLB 46 34 310.3 289 105 195 11 .000 8.4 3.0 0.3 5.7 0% .286 .000 1.27 3.03 2.81
1913 PHI MLB 47 36 306.3 288 75 159 9 .000 8.5 2.2 0.3 4.7 0% .282 .000 1.18 2.73 2.79
1914 PHI MLB 46 39 355.0 327 76 214 8 .000 8.3 1.9 0.2 5.4 0% .277 .000 1.14 2.08 2.38
1915 PHI MLB 49 42 376.3 253 64 241 3 .000 6.1 1.5 0.1 5.8 0% .224 .000 0.84 1.77 1.22
1916 PHI MLB 48 45 389.0 323 50 167 6 .000 7.5 1.2 0.1 3.9 0% .250 .000 0.96 2.11 1.55
1917 PHI MLB 45 44 388.0 336 56 200 4 .000 7.8 1.3 0.1 4.6 0% .263 .000 1.01 1.96 1.83
1918 CHN MLB 3 3 26.0 19 3 15 0 .000 6.6 1.0 0.0 5.2 0% .241 .000 0.85 1.60 1.73
1919 CHN MLB 30 27 235.0 180 38 121 3 .000 6.9 1.5 0.1 4.6 0% .238 .000 0.93 2.06 1.72
1920 CHN MLB 46 40 363.3 335 69 173 8 .000 8.3 1.7 0.2 4.3 0% .273 .000 1.11 2.51 1.91
1921 CHN MLB 31 30 252.0 286 33 77 10 .000 10.2 1.2 0.4 2.8 0% .303 .000 1.27 3.30 3.39
1922 CHN MLB 33 31 245.7 283 34 48 8 .000 10.4 1.2 0.3 1.8 0% .299 .000 1.29 3.56 3.63
1923 CHN MLB 39 36 305.0 308 30 72 17 .000 9.1 0.9 0.5 2.1 0% .258 .000 1.11 3.51 3.19
1924 CHN MLB 21 20 169.3 183 25 33 9 .000 9.7 1.3 0.5 1.8 0% .272 .000 1.23 3.71 3.03
1925 CHN MLB 32 30 236.0 270 29 63 15 .000 10.3 1.1 0.6 2.4 0% .294 .000 1.27 3.81 3.39
1926 CHN MLB 7 7 52.0 55 7 12 0 .000 9.5 1.2 0.0 2.1 0% .276 .000 1.19 2.85 3.46
1926 SLN MLB 23 16 148.3 136 24 35 8 .000 8.3 1.5 0.5 2.1 0% .242 .000 1.08 3.66 2.91
1927 SLN MLB 37 30 268.0 261 38 48 11 .000 8.8 1.3 0.4 1.6 0% .254 .000 1.12 3.60 2.52
1928 SLN MLB 34 31 243.7 262 37 59 15 .000 9.7 1.4 0.6 2.2 0% .276 .000 1.23 3.58 3.36
1929 SLN MLB 22 19 132.0 149 23 33 10 .000 10.2 1.6 0.7 2.2 0% .281 .000 1.30 4.34 3.89
1930 PHI MLB 9 3 21.7 40 6 6 5 .000 16.6 2.5 2.1 2.5 0% .380 .000 2.12 6.83 9.14

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Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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BP Articles

Grover Alexander is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Curious Case of Freddie LindstromJay Jaffe2013-03-06
BP Unfiltered: The Hallworthy Alomar and BlylevenJay Jaffe2011-07-23
Seidnotes: WARP SpeedEric Seidman2010-12-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Starting PitchersJay Jaffe2010-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Tom Glavine Jay Jaffe2010-02-17
Prospectus Hit and Run: Hall of Fame Cases for PitchersJay Jaffe2010-01-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The 2008 Transient All-Star TeamJim Baker2008-02-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: TandemoniumJay Jaffe2008-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Dead Horses and Fifth StartersJim Baker2008-01-04
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: A First for the AgesJim Baker2007-11-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2006: Starting PitchersJay Jaffe2005-12-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: InitiationJim Baker2005-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Feels Like the First TimeJim Baker2005-10-21
This article requires BP Premium accessAn Objective Hall of Fame: Part Five, 1947-1950Clay Davenport2005-08-23
This article requires BP Premium accessAn Objective Hall of Fame: Part Two, 1937-1940Clay Davenport2005-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Big Two Matchup and The Art of HustlingJim Baker2005-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Armchair Manager EditionJim Baker2005-04-08
Prospectus Triple Play: Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas RangersBaseball Prospectus2004-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Managers Reconsidered, Part IISteven Goldman2004-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTrading a Superstar: It's Not as Rare as You Might ThinkMark Armour2004-01-16
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IIISteven Goldman2003-08-27
This article requires BP Premium accessCross Your Fingers: Cautionary Tales From the Second Base Trade Logs, Part ISteven Goldman2003-07-18


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-11-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who would be on your top 10 pitchers to see list: I'd put vintage Maddux, Halladay, Pedro, Clemens, and 87 Mike Scott, Gooden, Blyleven, Rivera, Henke, and Johan for people from my lifetime. I
(JT from Exhibition Stadium)
Having seen all of those guys, I'd focus on a lot on the ones that I didn't get to see. If I've included Ryan on that top 10, I'll add Sandy Koufax, Walter Johnson, Lefty Grove, Juan Marichal, Bob Gibson, Grover Alexander, Old Hoss Radbourn (just to see what the game was like then), Burleigh Grimes (need a spitballer), and because he's meant so much to me in the JAWS process, Blyleven. (Jay Jaffe)


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