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Portrait of Urban Shocker

Urban Shocker PYankees

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
13 0 0.00
Birth Date9-22-1890
Height5' 10"
Weight170 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 NYA 25 12 9 82.3 0.0 0.0 4 3 0 0 0 0 329 67 25 24 2 0 32 32 6 43 2.62 2.98 0.00 0.0 0.0
1917 NYA 26 26 13 145.0 0.0 0.0 8 5 1 0 0 0 561 124 59 42 5 0 46 46 0 68 2.61 2.60 0.00 0.0 0.0
1918 SLA 27 14 9 94.7 0.0 0.0 6 5 2 0 0 0 377 69 26 19 0 0 40 40 1 33 1.81 2.76 0.00 0.0 0.0
1919 SLA 28 30 25 211.0 0.0 0.0 13 11 0 0 0 0 850 193 75 63 6 0 55 55 4 86 2.69 2.92 0.00 0.0 0.0
1920 SLA 29 38 28 245.7 0.0 0.0 20 10 5 0 0 0 978 224 97 74 10 0 70 70 4 107 2.71 3.46 0.00 0.0 0.0
1921 SLA 30 47 38 326.7 0.0 0.0 27 12 4 0 0 0 1401 345 151 129 21 0 86 86 6 132 3.55 4.09 0.00 0.0 0.0
1922 SLA 31 48 38 348.0 0.0 0.0 24 17 3 0 0 0 1441 365 141 115 22 0 57 57 4 149 2.97 3.43 0.00 0.0 0.0
1923 SLA 32 43 35 277.3 0.0 0.0 20 12 5 0 0 0 1154 292 122 105 12 0 49 49 3 109 3.41 3.24 0.00 0.0 0.0
1924 SLA 33 40 33 246.3 0.0 0.0 16 13 1 0 0 0 1060 270 128 115 11 0 52 52 3 88 4.20 3.66 0.00 0.0 0.0
1925 NYA 34 41 30 244.3 0.0 0.0 12 12 2 0 0 0 1032 278 108 99 17 0 58 58 3 74 3.65 4.16 0.00 0.0 0.0
1926 NYA 35 41 32 258.3 0.0 0.0 19 11 2 0 0 0 1108 272 113 97 16 0 71 71 2 59 3.38 4.12 0.00 0.0 0.0
1927 NYA 36 31 27 200.0 0.0 0.0 18 6 0 0 0 0 839 207 86 63 8 0 41 41 1 35 2.84 3.86 0.00 0.0 0.0
1928 NYA 37 1 0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3.03 0.00 0.0 0.0

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 NYA MLB 12 9 82.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .264 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1917 NYA MLB 26 13 145.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .269 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1918 SLA MLB 14 9 94.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .228 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1919 SLA MLB 30 25 211.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1920 SLA MLB 38 28 245.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1921 SLA MLB 47 38 326.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1922 SLA MLB 48 38 348.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1923 SLA MLB 43 35 277.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .285 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1924 SLA MLB 40 33 246.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1925 NYA MLB 41 30 244.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1926 NYA MLB 41 32 258.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1927 NYA MLB 31 27 200.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .264 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1928 NYA MLB 1 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .429 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 NYA MLB 4 3 0 12 9 82.3 67 32 43 2 0% .264 7.3 3.5 0.2 4.7 1.20 2.62 0.0 0.0
1917 NYA MLB 8 5 1 26 13 145.0 124 46 68 5 0% .269 7.7 2.9 0.3 4.2 1.17 2.61 0.0 0.0
1918 SLA MLB 6 5 2 14 9 94.7 69 40 33 0 0% .228 6.6 3.8 0.0 3.1 1.15 1.81 0.0 0.0
1919 SLA MLB 13 11 0 30 25 211.0 193 55 86 6 0% .268 8.2 2.3 0.3 3.7 1.18 2.69 0.0 0.0
1920 SLA MLB 20 10 5 38 28 245.7 224 70 107 10 0% .272 8.2 2.6 0.4 3.9 1.20 2.71 0.0 0.0
1921 SLA MLB 27 12 4 47 38 326.7 345 86 132 21 0% .280 9.5 2.4 0.6 3.6 1.32 3.55 0.0 0.0
1922 SLA MLB 24 17 3 48 38 348.0 365 57 149 22 0% .284 9.4 1.5 0.6 3.9 1.21 2.97 0.0 0.0
1923 SLA MLB 20 12 5 43 35 277.3 292 49 109 12 0% .285 9.5 1.6 0.4 3.5 1.23 3.41 0.0 0.0
1924 SLA MLB 16 13 1 40 33 246.3 270 52 88 11 0% .286 9.9 1.9 0.4 3.2 1.31 4.20 0.0 0.0
1925 NYA MLB 12 12 2 41 30 244.3 278 58 74 17 0% .297 10.2 2.1 0.6 2.7 1.38 3.65 0.0 0.0
1926 NYA MLB 19 11 2 41 32 258.3 272 71 59 16 0% .267 9.5 2.5 0.6 2.1 1.33 3.38 0.0 0.0
1927 NYA MLB 18 6 0 31 27 200.0 207 41 35 8 0% .264 9.3 1.8 0.4 1.6 1.24 2.83 0.0 0.0
1928 NYA MLB 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 0% .429 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.50 0.00 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

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Urban Shocker is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Backs Against the Wall: The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals and HistoryMike Gianella2013-10-30
This article requires BP Premium accessChanging Speeds: What's In A Name?Ken Funck2011-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Baseball Prospectus Infinity Edition #5Steven Goldman2005-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessAn Objective Hall of Fame: Part Four, 1944-1946Clay Davenport2005-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Armchair Manager EditionJim Baker2005-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Tell Me Why...Steven Goldman2004-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessWhy Great Offenses Often Don't Win: An Anecdotal Journey through the Valley of DespairSteven Goldman2003-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessCross Your Fingers: Cautionary Tales From the Second Base Trade Logs, Part IISteven Goldman2003-07-18


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-02-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Could you give me a few words on a favorite 'could've been' team, please? Some team from history that not a lot of people know about but which was very good and could have been great, except...
(BL from Bozeman)
Sometimes someone will ask a question in a radio interview that begins, "Name five..." and my mind goes completely blank. I couldn't name five anything at that point. Name five fruits OR vegetables? Couldn't do it. Thus, though this is a question that I have thought about many times, at the moment I'm drawing a complete blank. I'll get back to this in a future YCLIU entry, because it's a fun one to play with. Two that DO come to mind: the 1922 Browns, a team that finished one controversial game behind the Yankees and had George Sisler, Urban Shocker, plus the fine outfield of Ken Williams, Jack Tobin, and Baby Doll Jacobsen. And how about the 1945 Senators, who finished 1.5 games behind the Tigers on a total of 27 home runs and a staff of knuckleball pitchers? Had Hank Greenberg gotten out of the service halfway through the season, they would have gone to the World Series.

Wendy: I know how you feel; no less so for us. If you ever have anything along those lines you want to raise by email, please don't hesitate to write. (Steven Goldman)


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