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Burleigh Grimes PPirates

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
19 4180 270 212 18 1512 3.53
Birth Date8-18-1893
Height5' 10"
Weight175 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1916 PIT 22 6 5 45.7 0.0 0.0 2 3 0 0 0 0 182 40 19 12 1 0 10 10 0 20 2.36 2.37 0.00 0.0 0.0
1917 PIT 23 37 17 194.0 0.0 0.0 3 16 0 0 0 0 824 186 101 76 5 0 70 70 6 72 3.53 3.15 0.00 0.0 0.0
1918 BRO 24 40 30 270.0 0.0 0.0 19 9 1 0 0 0 1078 210 94 64 3 0 76 76 4 113 2.13 2.49 0.00 0.0 0.0
1919 BRO 25 25 21 181.3 0.0 0.0 10 11 0 0 0 0 791 179 97 70 2 0 60 60 7 82 3.47 2.79 0.00 0.0 0.0
1920 BRO 26 40 33 303.7 0.0 0.0 23 11 2 0 0 0 1246 271 101 75 5 0 67 67 4 131 2.22 2.65 0.00 0.0 0.0
1921 BRO 27 37 35 302.3 0.0 0.0 22 13 0 0 0 0 1253 313 120 95 6 0 76 76 5 136 2.83 3.15 0.00 0.0 0.0
1922 BRO 28 36 34 259.0 0.0 0.0 17 14 1 0 0 0 1168 324 159 137 17 0 84 84 7 99 4.76 4.22 0.00 0.0 0.0
1923 BRO 29 39 38 327.0 0.0 0.0 21 18 0 0 0 0 1418 356 165 130 9 0 100 100 11 119 3.58 3.61 0.00 0.0 0.0
1924 BRO 30 38 36 310.7 0.0 0.0 22 13 1 0 0 0 1345 351 161 132 15 0 91 91 6 135 3.82 3.64 0.00 0.0 0.0
1925 BRO 31 33 31 246.7 0.0 0.0 12 19 0 0 0 0 1129 305 164 138 15 0 102 102 7 73 5.04 4.63 0.00 0.0 0.0
1926 BRO 32 30 29 225.3 0.0 0.0 12 13 0 0 0 0 996 238 114 93 4 0 88 88 5 64 3.71 3.81 0.00 0.0 0.0
1927 NY1 33 39 34 259.7 0.0 0.0 19 8 2 0 0 0 1103 274 116 102 12 0 87 87 4 102 3.54 3.86 0.00 0.0 0.0
1928 PIT 34 48 37 330.7 0.0 0.0 25 14 3 0 0 0 1377 311 146 110 11 0 77 77 9 97 2.99 3.41 0.00 0.0 0.0
1929 PIT 35 33 29 232.7 0.0 0.0 17 7 2 0 0 0 1004 245 108 81 11 0 70 70 4 62 3.13 4.35 0.00 0.0 0.0
1930 BSN 36 11 9 49.0 0.0 0.0 3 5 0 0 0 0 239 72 53 40 4 0 22 22 3 15 7.35 5.53 0.00 0.0 0.0
1930 SLN 36 22 19 152.3 0.0 0.0 13 6 0 0 0 0 657 174 66 51 5 0 43 43 4 58 3.01 4.14 0.00 0.0 0.0
1931 SLN 37 29 28 212.3 0.0 0.0 17 9 0 0 0 0 914 240 97 86 11 0 59 59 10 67 3.65 3.99 0.00 0.0 0.0
1932 CHN 38 30 18 141.3 0.0 0.0 6 11 1 0 0 0 642 174 89 75 8 0 50 50 1 36 4.78 4.22 0.00 0.0 0.0
1933 CHN 39 17 7 69.7 0.0 0.0 3 6 3 0 0 0 296 71 29 27 2 0 29 29 1 12 3.49 3.89 0.00 0.0 0.0
1933 SLN 39 4 3 13.7 0.0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 67 15 13 8 1 0 8 8 1 4 5.27 4.91 0.00 0.0 0.0
1934 NYA 40 10 0 18.0 0.0 0.0 1 2 1 0 0 0 85 22 11 11 0 0 14 14 1 5 5.50 5.10 0.00 0.0 0.0
1934 PIT 40 8 4 27.3 0.0 0.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 130 36 24 22 0 0 10 10 1 9 7.24 3.63 0.00 0.0 0.0
1934 SLN 40 4 0 7.7 0.0 0.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 30 5 3 3 1 0 2 2 0 1 3.52 5.30 0.00 0.0 0.0
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Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1916 PIT MLB 6 5 45.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1917 PIT MLB 37 17 194.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1918 BRO MLB 40 30 270.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1919 BRO MLB 25 21 181.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .277 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1920 BRO MLB 40 33 303.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .256 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1921 BRO MLB 37 35 302.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1922 BRO MLB 36 34 259.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1923 BRO MLB 39 38 327.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1924 BRO MLB 38 36 310.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1925 BRO MLB 33 31 246.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .311 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1926 BRO MLB 30 29 225.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1927 NY1 MLB 39 34 259.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1928 PIT MLB 48 37 330.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .254 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1929 PIT MLB 33 29 232.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1930 BSN MLB 11 9 49.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .349 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1930 SLN MLB 22 19 152.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .309 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1931 SLN MLB 29 28 212.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1932 CHN MLB 30 18 141.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1933 CHN MLB 17 7 69.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .274 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1933 SLN MLB 4 3 13.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .264 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1934 NYA MLB 10 0 18.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1934 PIT MLB 8 4 27.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1934 SLN MLB 4 0 7.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .154 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1916 PIT MLB 2 3 0 6 5 45.7 40 10 20 1 0% .258 7.9 2.0 0.2 3.9 1.09 2.36 0.0 0.0
1917 PIT MLB 3 16 0 37 17 194.0 186 70 72 5 0% .270 8.6 3.2 0.2 3.3 1.32 3.53 0.0 0.0
1918 BRO MLB 19 9 1 40 30 270.0 210 76 113 3 0% .235 7.0 2.5 0.1 3.8 1.06 2.13 0.0 0.0
1919 BRO MLB 10 11 0 25 21 181.3 179 60 82 2 0% .277 8.9 3.0 0.1 4.1 1.32 3.47 0.0 0.0
1920 BRO MLB 23 11 2 40 33 303.7 271 67 131 5 0% .256 8.0 2.0 0.1 3.9 1.11 2.22 0.0 0.0
1921 BRO MLB 22 13 0 37 35 302.3 313 76 136 6 0% .298 9.3 2.3 0.2 4.0 1.29 2.83 0.0 0.0
1922 BRO MLB 17 14 1 36 34 259.0 324 84 99 17 0% .319 11.3 2.9 0.6 3.4 1.58 4.76 0.0 0.0
1923 BRO MLB 21 18 0 39 38 327.0 356 100 119 9 0% .294 9.8 2.8 0.2 3.3 1.39 3.58 0.0 0.0
1924 BRO MLB 22 13 1 38 36 310.7 351 91 135 15 0% .306 10.2 2.6 0.4 3.9 1.42 3.82 0.0 0.0
1925 BRO MLB 12 19 0 33 31 246.7 305 102 73 15 0% .311 11.1 3.7 0.5 2.7 1.65 5.04 0.0 0.0
1926 BRO MLB 12 13 0 30 29 225.3 238 88 64 4 0% .280 9.5 3.5 0.2 2.6 1.45 3.71 0.0 0.0
1927 NY1 MLB 19 8 2 39 34 259.7 274 87 102 12 0% .292 9.5 3.0 0.4 3.5 1.39 3.54 0.0 0.0
1928 PIT MLB 25 14 3 48 37 330.7 311 77 97 11 0% .254 8.5 2.1 0.3 2.6 1.17 2.99 0.0 0.0
1929 PIT MLB 17 7 2 33 29 232.7 245 70 62 11 0% .273 9.5 2.7 0.4 2.4 1.35 3.13 0.0 0.0
1930 SLN MLB 13 6 0 22 19 152.3 174 43 58 5 0% .309 10.3 2.5 0.3 3.4 1.42 3.01 0.0 0.0
1930 BSN MLB 3 5 0 11 9 49.0 72 22 15 4 0% .349 13.2 4.0 0.7 2.8 1.92 7.35 0.0 0.0
1931 SLN MLB 17 9 0 29 28 212.3 240 59 67 11 0% .299 10.2 2.5 0.5 2.8 1.41 3.65 0.0 0.0
1932 CHN MLB 6 11 1 30 18 141.3 174 50 36 8 0% .303 11.1 3.2 0.5 2.3 1.58 4.78 0.0 0.0
1933 SLN MLB 0 1 1 4 3 13.7 15 8 4 1 0% .264 9.9 5.3 0.7 2.6 1.68 5.27 0.0 0.0
1933 CHN MLB 3 6 3 17 7 69.7 71 29 12 2 0% .274 9.2 3.7 0.3 1.6 1.44 3.49 0.0 0.0
1934 SLN MLB 2 1 0 4 0 7.7 5 2 1 1 0% .154 5.9 2.3 1.2 1.2 0.91 3.52 0.0 0.0
1934 PIT MLB 1 2 0 8 4 27.3 36 10 9 0 0% .327 11.9 3.3 0.0 3.0 1.68 7.24 0.0 0.0
1934 NYA MLB 1 2 1 10 0 18.0 22 14 5 0 0% .338 11.0 7.0 0.0 2.5 2.00 5.50 0.0 0.0

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Injury History

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  Title Author Date
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (Pi) Day, 2013!Larry Granillo2013-03-14
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Curious Case of Freddie LindstromJay Jaffe2013-03-06
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Zeroes and OnesGeoff Young2013-01-15
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day, 2012!Larry Granillo2012-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: The Ramos and Rhem KidnappingsSteven Goldman2011-11-11
The BP Wayback Machine: Trades that Made a DifferenceSteven Goldman2011-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessChanging Speeds: Baseball on the OnesKen Funck2011-03-22
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day!Larry Granillo2011-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Ex-Pitching Coach ManagersBen Lindbergh2010-10-28
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Trades that Made a DifferenceSteven Goldman2008-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Having a BallJay Jaffe2008-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: TandemoniumJay Jaffe2008-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Ask, and You Shall Be AnsweredJim Baker2006-10-31
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Baseball Prospectus Infinity Edition #5Steven Goldman2005-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2004: Analyzing the PitchersJay Jaffe2004-01-14
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IIISteven Goldman2003-08-27
Transaction Analysis: March 31-April 3, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-05


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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