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Portrait of Al Spalding

Al Spalding PCubs

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
7 2886.3 252 65 13 248 2.13
Birth Date9-2-1850
Height6' 1"
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
1871 BS1 20 31 31 257.3 0.0 0.0 19 10 0 0 0 0 1279 333 272 96 2 0 38 38 23 3.36 3.95 0.00 0.0 0.0
1872 BS1 21 48 48 404.7 0.0 0.0 38 8 0 0 0 0 1738 417 224 83 0 0 27 27 28 1.85 3.49 0.00 0.0 0.0
1873 BS1 22 60 54 496.7 0.0 0.0 41 14 3 0 0 0 2297 643 413 165 5 0 36 36 50 2.99 3.25 0.00 0.0 0.0
1874 BS1 23 71 69 617.3 0.0 0.0 52 16 0 0 0 0 2784 755 402 132 1 0 19 19 31 1.92 2.08 0.00 0.0 0.0
1875 BS1 24 72 62 570.7 0.0 0.0 54 5 9 0 0 0 2354 573 241 101 1 0 18 18 75 1.59 2.09 0.00 0.0 0.0
1876 CHN 25 61 60 528.7 0.0 0.0 47 12 0 0 0 0 2219 542 226 103 6 0 26 26 39 1.75 2.38 0.00 0.0 0.0
1877 CHN 26 4 1 11.0 0.0 0.0 1 0 1 0 0 0 53 17 12 4 0 0 0 0 2 3.27 2.48 0.00 0.0 0.0
Career3473252886.30.00.0252651300012724328017906841501641642482.132.700.000.00.0

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
1871 BS1 MLB 31 31 257.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1872 BS1 MLB 48 48 404.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .248 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1873 BS1 MLB 60 54 496.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .289 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1874 BS1 MLB 71 69 617.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .276 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1875 BS1 MLB 72 62 570.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .253 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1876 CHN MLB 61 60 528.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1877 CHN MLB 4 1 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 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
1871 BS1 MLB 19 10 0 31 31 257.3 333 38 23 2 0% .272 11.6 1.3 0.1 0.8 1.44 3.36 0.0 0.0
1872 BS1 MLB 38 8 0 48 48 404.7 417 27 28 0 0% .248 9.3 0.6 0.0 0.6 1.10 1.85 0.0 0.0
1873 BS1 MLB 41 14 3 60 54 496.7 643 36 50 5 0% .289 11.7 0.7 0.1 0.9 1.37 2.99 0.0 0.0
1874 BS1 MLB 52 16 0 71 69 617.3 755 19 31 1 0% .276 11.0 0.3 0.0 0.5 1.25 1.92 0.0 0.0
1875 BS1 MLB 54 5 9 72 62 570.7 573 18 75 1 0% .253 9.0 0.3 0.0 1.2 1.04 1.59 0.0 0.0
1876 CHN MLB 47 12 0 61 60 528.7 542 26 39 6 0% .250 9.2 0.4 0.1 0.7 1.07 1.75 0.0 0.0
1877 CHN MLB 1 0 1 4 1 11.0 17 0 2 0 0% .333 13.9 0.0 0.0 1.6 1.55 3.27 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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Jeff Francis' Historic SeasonGeoff Young2012-11-27
The BP Wayback Machine: The Injury NexusWill Carroll2012-07-20
The BP Wayback Machine: The Injury NexusNate Silver2012-07-20
The Lineup Card: 9 World Series Heroes: The Year AfterBaseball Prospectus2011-11-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Labor Day's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessCrooked Numbers: The Numbers You SawJames Click2005-12-29
This article requires BP Premium accessAn Objective Hall of Fame: Part Two, 1937-1940Clay Davenport2005-08-10
This article requires BP Premium access2005--Setting the Stage: Oh, the Numbers You'll See...James Click2005-03-30
Prospectus Triple Play: Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego PadresBaseball Prospectus2003-09-23
Prospectus Feature: The Injury Nexus: A Look at Pitcher InjuriesWill Carroll2003-02-26
Prospectus Feature: The Injury Nexus: A Look at Pitcher InjuriesNate Silver2003-02-26
The Injury Nexus: A Look at Pitcher InjuriesWill Carroll2003-02-26
The Injury Nexus: A Look at Pitcher InjuriesNate Silver2003-02-26


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