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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
20 3426.3 223 186 23 1161 3.80
Birth Date10-15-1909
Height6' 1"
Weight195 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
1928 CLE 18 23 1 49.0 0.0 0.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 240 64 42 36 4 0 32 32 0 15 6.61 5.44 0.00 0.0 0.0
1929 CLE 19 11 0 17.7 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 84 24 15 11 2 0 5 5 3 4 5.60 5.39 0.00 0.0 0.0
1930 CLE 20 36 19 175.3 0.0 0.0 11 10 2 0 0 0 793 205 108 82 9 0 68 68 4 45 4.21 4.84 0.00 0.0 0.0
1931 CLE 21 40 24 194.0 0.0 0.0 13 14 1 0 0 0 880 229 119 94 8 0 72 72 6 63 4.36 4.35 0.00 0.0 0.0
1932 CLE 22 39 32 254.7 0.0 0.0 15 13 0 0 0 0 1106 277 125 106 9 0 68 68 3 90 3.75 3.72 0.00 0.0 0.0
1933 CLE 23 43 31 253.0 0.0 0.0 15 17 4 0 0 0 1073 254 113 83 10 0 67 67 3 81 2.95 3.73 0.00 0.0 0.0
1934 CLE 24 44 29 255.3 0.0 0.0 20 12 4 0 0 0 1072 246 97 74 6 0 81 81 7 91 2.61 3.78 0.00 0.0 0.0
1935 CLE 25 42 35 287.3 0.0 0.0 22 11 2 0 0 0 1206 313 120 105 6 0 53 53 0 95 3.29 3.25 0.00 0.0 0.0
1936 CLE 26 36 30 224.7 0.0 0.0 15 15 1 0 0 0 1031 294 155 129 13 0 71 71 6 84 5.17 4.52 0.00 0.0 0.0
1937 CLE 27 38 30 233.7 0.0 0.0 15 12 2 0 0 0 1038 269 127 111 9 0 86 86 4 95 4.28 3.97 0.00 0.0 0.0
1938 CLE 28 38 29 240.0 0.0 0.0 17 10 4 0 0 0 1026 257 115 102 16 0 62 62 5 102 3.83 3.97 0.00 0.0 0.0
1939 CLE 29 29 26 208.0 0.0 0.0 15 9 1 0 0 0 877 213 89 81 15 0 64 64 3 67 3.50 4.39 0.00 0.0 0.0
1940 CLE 30 31 25 186.3 0.0 0.0 12 11 0 0 0 0 797 200 96 84 16 0 59 59 5 76 4.06 4.25 0.00 0.0 0.0
1941 CLE 31 15 10 68.7 0.0 0.0 5 4 1 0 0 0 317 76 43 40 8 0 37 37 2 21 5.24 5.37 0.00 0.0 0.0
1942 CLE 32 29 29 198.7 0.0 0.0 13 14 0 0 0 0 842 179 83 76 8 0 82 82 3 74 3.44 3.61 0.00 0.0 0.0
1943 CLE 33 19 18 135.3 0.0 0.0 8 7 0 0 0 0 571 126 57 46 7 0 61 61 1 40 3.06 3.80 0.00 0.0 0.0
1944 CLE 34 30 27 196.3 0.0 0.0 12 10 0 0 0 0 843 211 95 81 5 0 69 69 3 64 3.71 3.33 0.00 0.0 0.0
1945 CLE 35 11 11 76.0 0.0 0.0 3 7 0 0 0 0 335 93 37 31 3 0 23 23 0 16 3.67 3.44 0.00 0.0 0.0
1946 CLE 36 13 12 92.3 0.0 0.0 5 4 0 0 0 0 382 85 37 35 4 0 31 31 0 21 3.41 3.56 0.00 0.0 0.0
1947 CLE 37 15 15 80.0 0.0 0.0 6 4 0 0 0 0 348 91 41 40 3 0 27 27 1 17 4.50 3.54 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
1928 CLE MLB 23 1 49.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1929 CLE MLB 11 0 17.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1930 CLE MLB 36 19 175.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1931 CLE MLB 40 24 194.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1932 CLE MLB 39 32 254.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1933 CLE MLB 43 31 253.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1934 CLE MLB 44 29 255.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .271 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1935 CLE MLB 42 35 287.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1936 CLE MLB 36 30 224.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .328 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1937 CLE MLB 38 30 233.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1938 CLE MLB 38 29 240.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1939 CLE MLB 29 26 208.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1940 CLE MLB 31 25 186.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1941 CLE MLB 15 10 68.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1942 CLE MLB 29 29 198.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .253 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1943 CLE MLB 19 18 135.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1944 CLE MLB 30 27 196.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .293 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1945 CLE MLB 11 11 76.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1946 CLE MLB 13 12 92.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .248 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 CLE MLB 15 15 80.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .293 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
1928 CLE MLB 0 2 1 23 1 49.0 64 32 15 4 0% .317 11.8 5.9 0.7 2.8 1.96 6.61 0.0 0.0
1929 CLE MLB 1 0 0 11 0 17.7 24 5 4 2 0% .314 12.2 2.5 1.0 2.0 1.64 5.60 0.0 0.0
1930 CLE MLB 11 10 2 36 19 175.3 205 68 45 9 0% .294 10.5 3.5 0.5 2.3 1.56 4.21 0.0 0.0
1931 CLE MLB 13 14 1 40 24 194.0 229 72 63 8 0% .302 10.6 3.3 0.4 2.9 1.55 4.36 0.0 0.0
1932 CLE MLB 15 13 0 39 32 254.7 277 68 90 9 0% .286 9.8 2.4 0.3 3.2 1.35 3.75 0.0 0.0
1933 CLE MLB 15 17 4 43 31 253.0 254 67 81 10 0% .268 9.0 2.4 0.4 2.9 1.27 2.95 0.0 0.0
1934 CLE MLB 20 12 4 44 29 255.3 246 81 91 6 0% .271 8.7 2.9 0.2 3.2 1.28 2.61 0.0 0.0
1935 CLE MLB 22 11 2 42 35 287.3 313 53 95 6 0% .292 9.8 1.7 0.2 3.0 1.27 3.29 0.0 0.0
1936 CLE MLB 15 15 1 36 30 224.7 294 71 84 13 0% .328 11.8 2.8 0.5 3.4 1.62 5.17 0.0 0.0
1937 CLE MLB 15 12 2 38 30 233.7 269 86 95 9 0% .308 10.4 3.3 0.3 3.7 1.52 4.28 0.0 0.0
1938 CLE MLB 17 10 4 38 29 240.0 257 62 102 16 0% .287 9.6 2.3 0.6 3.8 1.33 3.83 0.0 0.0
1939 CLE MLB 15 9 1 29 26 208.0 213 64 67 15 0% .272 9.2 2.8 0.6 2.9 1.33 3.50 0.0 0.0
1940 CLE MLB 12 11 0 31 25 186.3 200 59 76 16 0% .287 9.7 2.8 0.8 3.7 1.39 4.06 0.0 0.0
1941 CLE MLB 5 4 1 15 10 68.7 76 37 21 8 0% .273 10.0 4.8 1.0 2.8 1.65 5.24 0.0 0.0
1942 CLE MLB 13 14 0 29 29 198.7 179 82 74 8 0% .253 8.1 3.7 0.4 3.4 1.31 3.44 0.0 0.0
1943 CLE MLB 8 7 0 19 18 135.3 126 61 40 7 0% .258 8.4 4.1 0.5 2.7 1.38 3.06 0.0 0.0
1944 CLE MLB 12 10 0 30 27 196.3 211 69 64 5 0% .293 9.7 3.2 0.2 2.9 1.43 3.71 0.0 0.0
1945 CLE MLB 3 7 0 11 11 76.0 93 23 16 3 0% .307 11.0 2.7 0.4 1.9 1.53 3.67 0.0 0.0
1946 CLE MLB 5 4 0 13 12 92.3 85 31 21 4 0% .248 8.3 3.0 0.4 2.0 1.26 3.41 0.0 0.0
1947 CLE MLB 6 4 0 15 15 80.0 91 27 17 3 0% .293 10.2 3.0 0.3 1.9 1.48 4.50 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
1943-05-09 1943-07-08 60 0 Right Foot Fracture Sliding Into Base - -

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Cooper's OptimismJohn Perrotto2009-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Herb ScoreSteven Goldman2008-11-18
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Topping the Twins?Steven Goldman2008-02-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhen Four Aces Don't Matter: The 1940 White SoxBrandon Isleib2007-11-21
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Definition of InsanitySteven Goldman2006-09-29


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