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John Clarkson PCubs

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
12 4536.3 328 178 5 1978 2.81
Birth Date7-1-1861
Height5' 10"
Weight155 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
1882 WOR MLB 3 3 24.0 49 2 3 0 .000 18.4 0.8 0.0 1.1 0% .402 .000 2.12 2.85 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
1884 CHN MLB 14 13 118.0 94 25 102 10 .000 7.2 1.9 0.8 7.8 0% .246 .000 1.01 2.86 2.14 0 0.00 0.0
1885 CHN MLB 70 70 623.0 497 97 308 21 .000 7.2 1.4 0.3 4.4 0% .231 .000 0.95 2.59 1.85 0 0.00 0.0
1886 CHN MLB 55 55 466.7 419 86 313 19 .000 8.1 1.7 0.4 6.0 0% .267 .000 1.08 2.82 2.41 0 0.00 0.0
1887 CHN MLB 60 59 523.0 513 92 237 19 .000 8.8 1.6 0.3 4.1 0% .270 .000 1.16 3.23 3.08 0 0.00 0.0
1888 BSN MLB 54 54 483.3 448 119 223 17 .000 8.3 2.2 0.3 4.2 0% .260 .000 1.17 2.80 2.76 0 0.00 0.0
1889 BSN MLB 73 72 620.0 589 203 284 16 .000 8.6 2.9 0.2 4.1 0% -1.102 .000 1.28 3.47 2.73 0 0.00 0.0
1890 BSN MLB 44 44 383.0 370 140 138 14 .000 8.7 3.3 0.3 3.2 0% -1.156 .000 1.33 3.64 3.27 0 0.00 0.0
1891 BSN MLB 55 51 460.7 435 154 141 18 .000 8.5 3.0 0.4 2.8 0% -1.271 .000 1.28 3.40 2.79 0 0.00 0.0
1892 BSN 0 16 16 145.7 115 60 48 4 .000 7.1 3.7 0.2 3.0 0% -.949 .000 1.20 3.47 2.35 0 0.00 0.0
1892 CL4 0 29 28 243.3 235 72 91 4 .000 8.7 2.7 0.1 3.4 0% -1.351 .000 1.26 2.84 2.55 0 0.00 0.0
1893 CL4 MLB 36 35 295.0 358 95 62 11 .000 10.9 2.9 0.3 1.9 0% -2.006 .000 1.54 4.33 4.45 0 0.00 0.0
1894 CL4 MLB 22 18 150.7 173 46 28 6 .000 10.3 2.7 0.4 1.7 0% -2.087 .000 1.45 4.87 4.42 0 0.00 0.0
1892 TOT MLB 45 44 389.0 350 132 139 8 .000 8.1 3.1 0.2 3.2 0% .000 .000 1.24 3.08 2.48 0 0.00 0.0
CareerMLB5315184536.3429511911978159.0008.52.40.33.90%.000.0001.213.242.8100.000.0

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
1882 WOR MLB 3 3 24.0 49 2 3 0 .000 18.4 0.8 0.0 1.1 0% .402 .000 2.12 2.85 4.50
1884 CHN MLB 14 13 118.0 94 25 102 10 .000 7.2 1.9 0.8 7.8 0% .246 .000 1.01 2.86 2.14
1885 CHN MLB 70 70 623.0 497 97 308 21 .000 7.2 1.4 0.3 4.4 0% .231 .000 0.95 2.59 1.85
1886 CHN MLB 55 55 466.7 419 86 313 19 .000 8.1 1.7 0.4 6.0 0% .267 .000 1.08 2.82 2.41
1887 CHN MLB 60 59 523.0 513 92 237 19 .000 8.8 1.6 0.3 4.1 0% .270 .000 1.16 3.23 3.08
1888 BSN MLB 54 54 483.3 448 119 223 17 .000 8.3 2.2 0.3 4.2 0% .260 .000 1.17 2.80 2.76
1889 BSN MLB 73 72 620.0 589 203 284 16 .000 8.6 2.9 0.2 4.1 0% -1.102 .000 1.28 3.47 2.73
1890 BSN MLB 44 44 383.0 370 140 138 14 .000 8.7 3.3 0.3 3.2 0% -1.156 .000 1.33 3.64 3.27
1891 BSN MLB 55 51 460.7 435 154 141 18 .000 8.5 3.0 0.4 2.8 0% -1.271 .000 1.28 3.40 2.79
1892 BSN MLB 16 16 145.7 115 60 48 4 .000 7.1 3.7 0.2 3.0 0% -.949 .000 1.20 3.47 2.35
1892 CL4 MLB 29 28 243.3 235 72 91 4 .000 8.7 2.7 0.1 3.4 0% -1.351 .000 1.26 2.84 2.55
1893 CL4 MLB 36 35 295.0 358 95 62 11 .000 10.9 2.9 0.3 1.9 0% -2.006 .000 1.54 4.33 4.45
1894 CL4 MLB 22 18 150.7 173 46 28 6 .000 10.3 2.7 0.4 1.7 0% -2.087 .000 1.45 4.87 4.42

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

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Jeff Francis' Historic SeasonGeoff Young2012-11-27
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: Three HundredSteven Goldman2011-02-04
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Tom Glavine Jay Jaffe2010-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: The Best Player in Baseball, Part OneNate Silver2007-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: 300Jim Baker2007-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessAn Objective Hall of Fame: Part Two, 1937-1940Clay Davenport2005-08-10


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