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Portrait of Al Spalding

Al Spalding P

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA
7 347 2886.3 252 65 13 2.13
Birth Date9-2-1850
Height6' 1"
Weight170 lbs
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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 WARP
1871 BS1 MLB 31 31 257.3 19 10 0 333 38 23 2 .000 11.6 1.3 0.1 0.8 0% .272 .000 1.44 3.95 3.36 0 0.00 0.0
1872 BS1 MLB 48 48 404.7 38 8 0 417 27 28 0 .000 9.3 0.6 0.0 0.6 0% .248 .000 1.10 3.49 1.85 0 0.00 0.0
1873 BS1 MLB 60 54 496.7 41 14 3 643 36 50 5 .000 11.7 0.7 0.1 0.9 0% .289 .000 1.37 3.25 2.99 0 0.00 0.0
1874 BS1 MLB 71 69 617.3 52 16 0 755 19 31 1 .000 11.0 0.3 0.0 0.5 0% .276 .000 1.25 2.08 1.92 0 0.00 0.0
1875 BS1 MLB 72 62 570.7 54 5 9 573 18 75 1 .000 9.0 0.3 0.0 1.2 0% .253 .000 1.04 2.09 1.59 0 0.00 0.0
1876 CHN MLB 61 60 528.7 47 12 0 542 26 39 6 .000 9.2 0.4 0.1 0.7 0% .250 .000 1.07 2.38 1.75 0 0.00 0.0
1877 CHN MLB 4 1 11.0 1 0 1 17 0 2 0 .000 13.9 0.0 0.0 1.6 0% .333 .000 1.55 2.48 3.27 0 0.00 0.0
CareerMLB3473252886.32526513328016424815.00010.20.50.00.80%.000.0001.192.702.1300.000.0

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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
1871 BS1 MLB 31 31 257.3 19 10 0 333 38 23 2 .000 11.6 1.3 0.1 0.8 0% .272 .000 1.44 3.95 3.36
1872 BS1 MLB 48 48 404.7 38 8 0 417 27 28 0 .000 9.3 0.6 0.0 0.6 0% .248 .000 1.10 3.49 1.85
1873 BS1 MLB 60 54 496.7 41 14 3 643 36 50 5 .000 11.7 0.7 0.1 0.9 0% .289 .000 1.37 3.25 2.99
1874 BS1 MLB 71 69 617.3 52 16 0 755 19 31 1 .000 11.0 0.3 0.0 0.5 0% .276 .000 1.25 2.08 1.92
1875 BS1 MLB 72 62 570.7 54 5 9 573 18 75 1 .000 9.0 0.3 0.0 1.2 0% .253 .000 1.04 2.09 1.59
1876 CHN MLB 61 60 528.7 47 12 0 542 26 39 6 .000 9.2 0.4 0.1 0.7 0% .250 .000 1.07 2.38 1.75
1877 CHN MLB 4 1 11.0 1 0 1 17 0 2 0 .000 13.9 0.0 0.0 1.6 0% .333 .000 1.55 2.48 3.27

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  —  No longer being updated

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

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BP Articles

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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 InjuriesNate Silver2003-02-26
Prospectus Feature: The Injury Nexus: A Look at Pitcher InjuriesWill Carroll2003-02-26
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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