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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA
16 459 3017 212 127 34 2.46
Birth Date5-5-1884
Height6' 2"
Weight185 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
1903 PHA MLB 36 33 270.0 17 14 0 239 65 127 6 .000 8.0 2.2 0.2 4.2 0% -1.045 .000 1.13 3.12 3.07 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1904 PHA MLB 29 20 203.7 10 11 0 167 59 149 1 .000 7.4 2.6 0.0 6.6 0% -.779 .000 1.11 2.03 2.87 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1905 PHA MLB 35 23 229.0 18 11 0 193 90 142 5 .000 7.6 3.5 0.2 5.6 0% -.758 .000 1.24 2.83 2.83 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1906 PHA MLB 36 27 238.3 15 10 3 208 48 159 5 .000 7.9 1.8 0.2 6.0 0% -.923 .000 1.07 2.12 2.53 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1907 PHA MLB 33 24 219.3 16 8 3 185 34 112 1 .000 7.6 1.4 0.0 4.6 0% -1.227 .000 1.00 1.89 2.05 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1908 PHA MLB 18 17 138.7 8 9 1 121 21 85 1 .000 7.9 1.4 0.1 5.5 0% .281 .000 1.02 1.64 1.75 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1909 PHA MLB 34 29 250.0 18 8 1 196 45 161 1 .000 7.1 1.6 0.0 5.8 0% .258 .000 0.96 1.65 1.66 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1910 PHA MLB 30 28 250.0 23 5 0 182 47 155 1 .000 6.6 1.7 0.0 5.6 0% .250 .000 0.92 1.74 1.58 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1911 PHA MLB 31 24 216.3 17 5 3 198 58 114 2 .000 8.2 2.4 0.1 4.7 0% .293 .000 1.18 2.84 2.16 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1912 PHA MLB 27 19 171.0 13 8 2 169 33 90 1 .000 8.9 1.7 0.1 4.7 0% .323 .000 1.18 2.57 2.74 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1913 PHA MLB 48 21 236.7 21 10 13 208 59 135 2 .000 7.9 2.2 0.1 5.1 0% .277 .000 1.13 2.24 2.21 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1914 PHA MLB 28 23 179.0 17 3 2 159 55 107 4 .000 8.0 2.8 0.2 5.4 0% .281 .000 1.20 2.38 2.26 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1915 BLF MLB 26 23 178.3 4 16 1 198 37 89 5 .000 10.0 1.9 0.3 4.5 0% .339 .000 1.32 2.60 3.99 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1916 PHI MLB 27 13 122.7 7 7 3 137 34 43 3 .000 10.1 2.5 0.2 3.2 0% .298 .000 1.39 3.00 3.74 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1917 PHI MLB 20 10 113.0 8 2 2 84 26 43 1 .000 6.7 2.1 0.1 3.4 0% .231 .000 0.97 2.61 1.67 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
1925 CHA MLB 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .000 9.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 2.00 19.11 18.00 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
CareerMLB4593343017.0212127342645712171140.0007.92.10.15.10%.000.0001.112.342.4600.000.00.0

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
1903 PHA MLB 36 33 270.0 17 14 0 239 65 127 6 .000 8.0 2.2 0.2 4.2 0% -1.045 .000 1.13 3.12 3.07 0 0.00 0.0
1904 PHA MLB 29 20 203.7 10 11 0 167 59 149 1 .000 7.4 2.6 0.0 6.6 0% -.779 .000 1.11 2.03 2.87 0 0.00 0.0
1905 PHA MLB 35 23 229.0 18 11 0 193 90 142 5 .000 7.6 3.5 0.2 5.6 0% -.758 .000 1.24 2.83 2.83 0 0.00 0.0
1906 PHA MLB 36 27 238.3 15 10 3 208 48 159 5 .000 7.9 1.8 0.2 6.0 0% -.923 .000 1.07 2.12 2.53 0 0.00 0.0
1907 PHA MLB 33 24 219.3 16 8 3 185 34 112 1 .000 7.6 1.4 0.0 4.6 0% -1.227 .000 1.00 1.89 2.05 0 0.00 0.0
1908 PHA MLB 18 17 138.7 8 9 1 121 21 85 1 .000 7.9 1.4 0.1 5.5 0% .281 .000 1.02 1.64 1.75 0 0.00 0.0
1909 PHA MLB 34 29 250.0 18 8 1 196 45 161 1 .000 7.1 1.6 0.0 5.8 0% .258 .000 0.96 1.65 1.66 0 0.00 0.0
1910 PHA MLB 30 28 250.0 23 5 0 182 47 155 1 .000 6.6 1.7 0.0 5.6 0% .250 .000 0.92 1.74 1.58 0 0.00 0.0
1911 PHA MLB 31 24 216.3 17 5 3 198 58 114 2 .000 8.2 2.4 0.1 4.7 0% .293 .000 1.18 2.84 2.16 0 0.00 0.0
1912 PHA MLB 27 19 171.0 13 8 2 169 33 90 1 .000 8.9 1.7 0.1 4.7 0% .323 .000 1.18 2.57 2.74 0 0.00 0.0
1913 PHA MLB 48 21 236.7 21 10 13 208 59 135 2 .000 7.9 2.2 0.1 5.1 0% .277 .000 1.13 2.24 2.21 0 0.00 0.0
1914 PHA MLB 28 23 179.0 17 3 2 159 55 107 4 .000 8.0 2.8 0.2 5.4 0% .281 .000 1.20 2.38 2.26 0 0.00 0.0
1915 BLF MLB 26 23 178.3 4 16 1 198 37 89 5 .000 10.0 1.9 0.3 4.5 0% .339 .000 1.32 2.60 3.99 0 0.00 0.0
1916 PHI MLB 27 13 122.7 7 7 3 137 34 43 3 .000 10.1 2.5 0.2 3.2 0% .298 .000 1.39 3.00 3.74 0 0.00 0.0
1917 PHI MLB 20 10 113.0 8 2 2 84 26 43 1 .000 6.7 2.1 0.1 3.4 0% .231 .000 0.97 2.61 1.67 0 0.00 0.0
1925 CHA MLB 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .000 9.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 2.00 19.11 18.00 0 0.00 0.0

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

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: It Was the Best of Times... Emphasis on WasZachary Levine2015-02-05
The Lineup Card: Eight World Series Teams that Faded Quickly Baseball Prospectus2013-08-01
Baseball ProGUESTus: When 100 Tiles Meets 27 OutsDiane Firstman2011-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessChanging Speeds: What's In A Name?Ken Funck2011-03-08
Wezen-Ball: The 1910s Philadelphia A's Secret to Success: OBP (and Grit)!Larry Granillo2011-03-07
Another Look: The Joe Morgan TradeBob Hertzel2010-11-09
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: He Should Have Picked LeeSteven Goldman2009-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Topping the Twins?Steven Goldman2008-02-11
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City RoyalsBaseball Prospectus2004-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2004: Analyzing the PitchersJay Jaffe2004-01-14
Lovable Losers: What a Sub-.300 Record May Tell Us About a TeamSteven Goldman2003-06-20


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