Comments on: Fastest to a 5-hit game http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876 This and that about baseball stats. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:01:55 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6 By: Kahuna Tuna http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135695 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 16:15:50 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135695 The 7/7/1919 game makes no sense 44 PA with 27 outs and 9 runs. What happened to the other 8 batters?

I agree with you on this one, Charles. I calculate 8 theoretical LOB for the Cardinals. The game shouldn't be on the zero-LOB list.

The Retrosheet box score also shows zero LOB for the Cardinals.

Do you want to report the bug to Sean, or shall I? (-;þ

I found the newspaper article and it says LOB 8 and for Pittsburgh 3.

Now that the initial wave of intimidation has passed, I'll ask: Did you find the article on line, or did you go back into the microfiche files? That's really doing the research.

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By: John Autin http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135650 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 14:07:58 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135650 @43, DoubleDiamond -- Nice find on Lansing's draft. I did not know that independent NA teams had participated in the draft.

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By: Charles http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135612 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 12:34:57 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135612 @44 Check out post 14 and 17.

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By: Charles http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135611 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 12:33:24 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135611 @38 The 7/7/1919 game makes no sense 44 PA with 27 outs and 9 runs. What happened to the other 8 batters? I found the newspaper article and it says LOB 8 and for Pittsburgh 3. I also noticed in the stats that they used the term "First base on balls" rather than "Base on balls". All the other games on that page said "Base on balls"

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By: Jimbo http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135528 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 09:07:53 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135528 So does anyone know what happened to Archdeacon? So much promise and then just fizzles and disappears.

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By: DoubleDiamond http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135439 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 03:15:38 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135439 Here's another interesting claim-to-fame for Mike Lansing.

Over the years, there have been independent, non-affiliated minor league teams in the National Association minor leagues - that is, the minor leagues in which the affiliated farm teams play, as opposed to the minor leagues known as the independent minor leagues. I don't think there have been any in recent years.

During years when there were independent teams in the National Association, they were permitted to participate in the baseball amateur draft, choosing players like the major league teams. Mike Lansing was one such player who was drafted this way. Here's what it says on his player page here:

"Drafted by Miami (Florida State) in the 6th round of the 1990 amateur draft."

I recall reading somewhere that he was either the only player drafted by such a team to make the majors or the most notable player drafted by such a team.

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By: John Autin http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135391 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 02:11:16 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135391 @40, Ottoc -- Thanks for the Fran Wehner note; I didn't know John's dad was a ballplayer. I see that he had the misfortune to be an OF in the Yankees' system for most of the '50s; not many job openings at the top of that ladder. He led the Carolina League in slugging in 1955. But he never seemed to play a full season.

He was also near the top of the Piedmont League in slugging in '53, but was overshadowed by teammate Jerry Lynch, who led in BA, SLG, 2B, 3B (33 2B / 22 3B / 21 HR), and wound up with a pretty good career with the Pirates & Reds.

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By: John Autin http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135389 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 01:58:03 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135389 Ted, I touched on that Baltimore 0-LOB game in my Saturday evening post (ha-ha). But now that you've been served box scores by Kahuna Tuna, you won't need another meal for a while.

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By: ottoc http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135287 Thu, 11 Aug 2011 22:51:00 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135287 Just an aside to this: John Wehner's father, Frank, is the co-holder of the most total bases in a game for the Carolina League (15 with 3 HR and a triple).

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By: Ted http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/13876/comment-page-1#comment-135282 Thu, 11 Aug 2011 22:26:24 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=13876#comment-135282 thanks kahina tuna

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