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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
13 2961.3 193 143 5 2316 2.16
Birth Date10-13-1876
Height6' 1"
Weight196 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1897 LS3 MLB 2 1 14.0 17 6 5 0 .000 10.9 3.9 0.0 3.2 0% -1.417 .000 1.64 4.11 3.21 0 0.00 0.0
1899 LS3 MLB 10 9 79.0 69 14 44 4 .000 7.9 1.6 0.5 5.0 0% -.929 .000 1.05 3.32 3.08 0 0.00 0.0
1900 PIT MLB 29 22 208.7 176 55 130 3 .000 7.6 2.4 0.1 5.6 0% -.861 .000 1.11 2.75 2.37 0 0.00 0.0
1901 CHN 0 29 28 243.7 239 66 168 5 .000 8.8 2.4 0.2 6.2 0% -.944 .000 1.25 2.75 2.81 0 0.00 0.0
1901 PIT 0 2 2 7.7 10 9 4 0 .000 11.7 10.6 0.0 4.7 0% -.714 .000 2.48 5.81 9.39 0 0.00 0.0
1902 PHA MLB 33 27 276.3 224 64 210 7 .000 7.3 2.1 0.2 6.8 0% -.746 .000 1.04 2.42 2.05 0 0.00 0.0
1903 PHA MLB 39 38 324.0 274 85 302 3 .000 7.6 2.4 0.1 8.4 0% -.681 .000 1.11 1.89 2.44 0 0.00 0.0
1904 PHA MLB 46 46 383.0 307 91 349 5 .000 7.2 2.1 0.1 8.2 0% -.658 .000 1.04 1.67 1.62 0 0.00 0.0
1905 PHA MLB 46 34 328.7 231 90 287 5 .000 6.3 2.5 0.1 7.9 0% -.577 .000 0.98 1.82 1.48 0 0.00 0.0
1906 PHA MLB 43 34 272.7 221 92 196 1 .000 7.3 3.0 0.0 6.5 0% -.736 .000 1.15 2.21 2.21 0 0.00 0.0
1907 PHA MLB 44 33 284.7 234 73 232 2 .000 7.4 2.3 0.1 7.3 0% -.720 .000 1.08 1.73 2.15 0 0.00 0.0
1908 SLA MLB 43 36 285.7 223 90 232 0 .000 7.0 2.8 0.0 7.3 0% .274 .000 1.10 1.66 1.89 0 0.00 0.0
1909 SLA MLB 31 28 220.3 204 57 141 1 .000 8.3 2.3 0.0 5.8 0% .326 .000 1.18 1.94 2.37 0 0.00 0.0
1910 SLA MLB 10 2 33.0 31 11 16 1 .000 8.5 3.0 0.3 4.4 0% .270 .000 1.27 2.76 3.55 0 0.00 0.0
1901 TOT MLB 31 30 251.3 249 75 172 5 .000 8.9 2.7 0.2 6.2 0% .000 .000 1.29 2.84 3.01 0 0.00 0.0
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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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1897 LS3 MLB 2 1 14.0 17 6 5 0 .000 10.9 3.9 0.0 3.2 0% -1.417 .000 1.64 4.11 3.21
1899 LS3 MLB 10 9 79.0 69 14 44 4 .000 7.9 1.6 0.5 5.0 0% -.929 .000 1.05 3.32 3.08
1900 PIT MLB 29 22 208.7 176 55 130 3 .000 7.6 2.4 0.1 5.6 0% -.861 .000 1.11 2.75 2.37
1901 CHN MLB 29 28 243.7 239 66 168 5 .000 8.8 2.4 0.2 6.2 0% -.944 .000 1.25 2.75 2.81
1901 PIT MLB 2 2 7.7 10 9 4 0 .000 11.7 10.6 0.0 4.7 0% -.714 .000 2.48 5.81 9.39
1902 PHA MLB 33 27 276.3 224 64 210 7 .000 7.3 2.1 0.2 6.8 0% -.746 .000 1.04 2.42 2.05
1903 PHA MLB 39 38 324.0 274 85 302 3 .000 7.6 2.4 0.1 8.4 0% -.681 .000 1.11 1.89 2.44
1904 PHA MLB 46 46 383.0 307 91 349 5 .000 7.2 2.1 0.1 8.2 0% -.658 .000 1.04 1.67 1.62
1905 PHA MLB 46 34 328.7 231 90 287 5 .000 6.3 2.5 0.1 7.9 0% -.577 .000 0.98 1.82 1.48
1906 PHA MLB 43 34 272.7 221 92 196 1 .000 7.3 3.0 0.0 6.5 0% -.736 .000 1.15 2.21 2.21
1907 PHA MLB 44 33 284.7 234 73 232 2 .000 7.4 2.3 0.1 7.3 0% -.720 .000 1.08 1.73 2.15
1908 SLA MLB 43 36 285.7 223 90 232 0 .000 7.0 2.8 0.0 7.3 0% .274 .000 1.10 1.66 1.89
1909 SLA MLB 31 28 220.3 204 57 141 1 .000 8.3 2.3 0.0 5.8 0% .326 .000 1.18 1.94 2.37
1910 SLA MLB 10 2 33.0 31 11 16 1 .000 8.5 3.0 0.3 4.4 0% .270 .000 1.27 2.76 3.55

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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  Title Author Date
Kershaw Day: In the Unlikely Event Kershaw Never Throws Another Pitch...Brendan Gawlowski2015-03-09
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Curious Case of Freddie LindstromJay Jaffe2013-03-06
Baseball ProGUESTus: Why Baseball Players Get Injured in Amazingly Weird WaysJohn Paschal2013-01-15
The Lineup Card: 12 Stats We Wish Were Readily AvailableBaseball Prospectus2012-09-05
Extra Innings Excerpt: What is the Effect of the Increase in Strikeouts?Christina Kahrl2012-03-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Triple TandemJay Jaffe2011-09-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: Miguel Cabrera's Grapes of FollySteven Goldman2011-02-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Starting PitchersJay Jaffe2010-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The PitchersJay Jaffe2009-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Lightning in a Bottle, Thunder in the BronxJohn Perrotto2008-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: TandemoniumJay Jaffe2008-02-07
Prospectus Toolbox: Non-contact, Part OneDerek Jacques2007-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessAn Objective Hall of Fame: Part Five, 1947-1950Clay Davenport2005-08-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: A Very Bad DivisionJim Baker2005-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Nine GamesJoe Sheehan2004-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: PrejudicesSteven Goldman2004-03-19
You Could Look It Up: WelcomeSteven Goldman2004-02-13


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