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1931 Major League Baseball Retirements

1930 MLB  / 1932 MLB  Retirements
Rk Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Last Game Age
1 Jimmy Adair 1 1931 1931 0 -0.0 18 79 76 9 21 3 1 0 3 1 1 8 .276 .286 .342 .628 Sep 7 24.225
2 Buzz Arlett 1 1931 1931 0 2.8 121 469 418 65 131 26 7 18 72 3 45 39 .313 .387 .538 .925 Sep 27 32.267
3 Clyde Beck 6 1926 1931 0 0.9 468 1756 1525 203 354 56 11 12 162 9 184 180 .232 .317 .307 .624 Sep 11 31.248
4 Andy Bednar 2 1930 1931 0 0.0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May 3 22.260
5 Les Bell 9 1923 1931 0 10.5 896 3628 3239 404 938 184 49 66 509 25 5 276 322 .290 .346 .438 .784 Sep 27 29.287
6 Joe Benes 1 1931 1931 0 -0.0 10 15 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .167 .333 .167 .500 Jun 14 30.157
7 Fred Bennett 2 1928 1931 0 -0.1 39 105 97 6 27 6 0 1 7 0 0 7 6 .278 .327 .371 .698 Jul 28 29.135
8 Footsie Blair 3 1929 1931 0 -0.8 246 945 890 138 243 48 16 10 96 11 37 88 .273 .308 .397 .705 Sep 27 31.076
9 Al Bool 3 1928 1931 0 -0.0 129 349 308 35 73 13 4 7 53 0 0 34 42 .237 .313 .373 .686 Sep 27 34.034
10 Jim Brillheart 4 1922 1931 0 -1.1 86 95 86 3 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 36 .070 .101 .105 .206 Jun 3 27.248
11 Louis Brower 1 1931 1931 0 -0.6 21 75 62 3 10 1 0 0 6 1 0 8 5 .161 .278 .177 .455 Jul 27 31.026
12 Sol Carter 1 1931 1931 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Apr 21 22.119
13 Buster Chatham 2 1930 1931 0 -0.1 129 512 448 52 118 21 11 6 59 8 43 47 .263 .331 .400 .730 Jun 13 29.170
14 Orlin Collier 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 23 24.218
15 Rip Collins 11 1920 1931 0 -2.4 316 652 582 43 96 18 4 1 36 0 1 33 199 .165 .214 .215 .428 Aug 26 35.181
16 Gene Connell 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 6 12 12 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 Sep 27 25.140
17 Pat Creeden 1 1931 1931 0 -0.2 5 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .111 .000 .111 Apr 21 24.333
18 Bill Cronin 4 1928 1931 0 -1.1 126 317 296 28 68 15 2 0 27 0 12 13 .230 .269 .294 .563 Sep 21 28.269
19 Nick Cullop 5 1926 1931 0 0.2 173 538 490 49 122 29 12 11 67 1 4 40 128 .249 .308 .424 .733 Sep 27 30.346
20 Pea Ridge Day 4 1924 1931 0 -0.2 46 41 41 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .171 .171 .195 .366 Sep 21 32.027
21 George Detore 2 1930 1931 0 -0.1 33 77 68 3 17 7 0 0 9 0 2 8 4 .250 .329 .353 .682 Jul 27 24.258
22 Jess Doyle 4 1925 1931 0 0.4 55 41 37 6 10 2 1 2 5 0 0 1 4 .270 .289 .541 .830 Jul 9 33.086
23 Bill Dreesen 1 1931 1931 0 0.4 48 204 180 38 40 10 4 1 10 1 23 23 .222 .310 .339 .649 Jun 29 26.338
24 Joe Dugan 14 1917 1931 0 9.3 1447 5880 5410 665 1516 277 46 42 568 37 28 250 419 .280 .317 .372 .689 May 26 34.014
25 Ike Eichrodt 4 1925 1931 0 -2.7 171 556 516 51 121 34 5 0 51 3 3 21 51 .234 .264 .320 .584 Jun 23 28.168
26 Bibb Falk 12 1920 1931 0 22.5 1353 5265 4652 655 1463 300 59 69 784 47 49 412 279 .314 .372 .449 .821 Sep 23 32.239
27 Ray Fitzgerald 1 1931 1931 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 18 26.134
28 Lou Garland 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 27 26.073
29 Hank Garrity 1 1931 1931 0 -0.0 8 15 14 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .214 .267 .286 .552 Sep 26 23.234
30 Jonah Goldman 3 1928 1931 0 -1.4 148 446 389 33 87 20 0 1 49 4 6 35 31 .224 .293 .283 .576 Jun 29 24.304
31 Johnny Grabowski 7 1924 1931 0 -0.6 296 889 816 84 206 25 8 3 86 1 2 47 84 .252 .295 .314 .609 Sep 21 31.257
32 George Grant 7 1923 1931 0 -0.9 115 109 104 4 14 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 38 .135 .143 .154 .297 Jul 12 28.187
33 Bucky Harris HOF 12 1919 1931 0 15.1 1263 5559 4736 722 1297 224 64 9 508 167 91 472 310 .274 .352 .354 .706 Jun 12 34.216
34 Butch Henline 11 1921 1931 0 9.0 740 2384 2101 258 611 96 21 40 268 18 10 192 156 .291 .361 .414 .774 Jul 18 36.210
35 Bill Hunnefield 6 1926 1931 0 1.7 511 1854 1664 230 452 75 9 9 144 67 32 117 111 .272 .322 .344 .666 Sep 27 32.265
36 Fred Koster 1 1931 1931 0 -1.3 76 171 151 21 34 2 2 0 8 4 14 21 .225 .291 .265 .556 Sep 27 25.280
37 Freddie Maguire 6 1922 1931 0 -2.7 618 2330 2120 226 545 90 22 1 163 23 0 82 131 .257 .289 .322 .611 Sep 27 32.140
38 Ollie Marquardt 1 1931 1931 0 -0.3 17 46 39 4 7 1 0 0 2 0 1 3 4 .179 .238 .205 .443 Jun 8 28.259
39 Earl Mattingly 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 9 26.217
40 Pete McClanahan 1 1931 1931 0 0.1 7 6 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 May 28 24.216
41 Lou McEvoy 2 1930 1931 0 -0.1 34 20 20 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .100 .200 .300 Jul 26 29.057
42 Earl McNeely 8 1924 1931 0 -1.0 683 2540 2254 369 614 107 33 4 213 69 41 183 187 .272 .335 .354 .689 Sep 26 33.137
43 Bill McWilliams 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 11 20.225
44 Jimmy Moore 2 1930 1931 0 -0.4 80 257 232 32 59 10 1 4 35 1 2 19 20 .254 .316 .358 .674 Sep 27 28.156
45 Bill Morrell 3 1926 1931 0 0.0 48 44 37 6 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 4 .162 .262 .162 .424 Aug 5 38.118
46 Ed Morris 5 1922 1931 0 0.0 140 241 221 21 43 9 3 1 18 0 0 7 67 .195 .219 .276 .495 Sep 21 31.288
47 Ray Moss 6 1926 1931 0 -0.8 117 162 149 15 22 4 1 0 12 0 7 37 .148 .191 .188 .379 Aug 2 29.240
48 Walter Murphy 1 1931 1931 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Apr 21 23.206
49 Johnny Neun 6 1925 1931 0 1.4 432 1085 945 171 273 42 17 2 85 41 19 110 93 .289 .366 .376 .742 Sep 27 30.334
50 Frank O'Rourke 14 1912 1931 0 -1.9 1131 4608 4069 547 1032 196 42 15 430 100 59 314 377 .254 .315 .333 .649 Jul 28 37.242
51 Bob Osborn 6 1925 1931 0 -1.1 121 151 144 2 22 2 1 0 11 0 0 0 40 .153 .153 .181 .333 Sep 24 28.160
52 Joe Palmisano 1 1931 1931 0 -0.0 19 50 44 5 10 2 0 0 4 0 0 6 3 .227 .320 .273 .593 Sep 25 28.310
53 Emil Planeta 1 1931 1931 0 -0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 27 22.239
54 George Quellich 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 13 57 54 6 12 5 0 1 11 1 0 3 4 .222 .263 .370 .634 Aug 16 28.187
55 Bobby Reeves 6 1926 1931 0 0.2 502 1836 1598 203 402 55 22 8 135 21 21 175 218 .252 .331 .329 .660 Sep 13 27.081
56 Bill Regan 6 1926 1931 0 3.7 641 2569 2364 236 632 158 36 18 294 38 26 122 245 .267 .306 .387 .694 Jun 14 32.142
57 Edd Roush HOF 18 1913 1931 0 45.2 1967 8148 7363 1099 2376 339 182 68 981 268 92 484 260 .323 .369 .446 .815 Sep 27 38.142
58 Gene Rye 1 1931 1931 0 -0.5 17 41 39 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .179 .220 .179 .399 Jun 6 24.203
59 Ben Sankey 3 1929 1931 0 -0.1 72 192 169 21 36 2 5 0 14 0 16 14 .213 .281 .284 .565 Sep 27 24.025
60 Johnny Scalzi 1 1931 1931 0 -0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 24 24.094
61 Wally Schang 19 1913 1931 0 45.0 1842 6430 5307 769 1506 264 90 59 711 121 49 849 573 .284 .393 .401 .794 Jun 22 41.304
62 Dutch Schesler 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 17 9 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111 .111 .222 .333 Aug 12 31.072
63 Earl Sheely 9 1921 1931 0 20.2 1234 5268 4471 572 1340 244 27 48 745 33 31 563 205 .300 .383 .399 .782 Sep 27 38.227
64 Roy Sherid 3 1929 1931 0 -0.4 87 171 149 8 26 2 0 0 11 0 0 10 61 .174 .226 .188 .414 Jun 21 24.147
65 Ben Shields 4 1924 1931 0 -0.2 13 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .077 .077 .077 .154 May 23 27.340
66 Frank Sigafoos 3 1926 1931 0 -1.0 55 148 134 14 27 3 0 0 13 0 2 7 14 .201 .246 .224 .470 May 30 27.070
67 John Smith 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 4 17 15 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 .133 .235 .133 .369 Sep 18 24.356
68 Denny Sothern 5 1926 1931 0 -2.3 357 1467 1355 219 379 80 9 19 115 38 83 136 .280 .325 .394 .719 Sep 21 27.244
69 Buck Stanton 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 13 16 15 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .200 .200 .333 .533 Sep 26 25.099
70 Bill Steinecke 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 24 24.229
71 Bobby Stevens 1 1931 1931 0 0.0 12 41 35 3 12 0 0 0 4 0 2 2 .343 .410 .343 .753 Aug 5 24.110
72 Fred Stiely 3 1929 1931 0 0.3 10 11 10 1 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .500 .545 .800 1.345 Jun 13 30.012
73 Lil Stoner 9 1922 1931 0 -0.9 230 366 338 24 58 15 1 2 31 1 1 15 63 .172 .211 .240 .451 Jun 10 32.102
74 Gabby Street 8 1904 1931 0 4.0 504 1677 1501 98 312 44 11 2 105 17 0 119 143 .208 .273 .256 .529 Sep 20 48.355
75 Ed Strelecki 3 1928 1931 0 0.0 42 22 17 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 .176 .300 .176 .476 Sep 20 26.163
76 Lena Styles 5 1919 1931 0 -0.1 77 198 176 14 44 7 2 0 16 1 0 16 24 .250 .320 .313 .632 Sep 27 31.304
77 Charlie Sullivan 3 1928 1931 0 0.0 74 55 52 6 11 1 1 0 6 0 0 3 7 .212 .255 .269 .524 Sep 22 28.122
78 Bill Sweeney 3 1928 1931 0 0.8 308 1112 1050 127 300 58 8 5 107 22 23 44 73 .286 .314 .370 .685 Sep 27 26.272
79 Les Sweetland 5 1927 1931 0 2.0 183 325 287 38 78 15 2 0 34 0 29 55 .272 .341 .338 .679 Sep 21 30.037
80 Walt Tauscher 2 1928 1931 0 -0.0 23 9 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 May 5 29.164
81 Phil Todt 8 1924 1931 0 3.4 957 3766 3415 372 880 183 58 57 454 29 21 207 229 .258 .305 .395 .700 Sep 25 30.047
82 Frank Waddey 1 1931 1931 0 -0.2 14 24 22 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .273 .333 .318 .652 Jun 22 25.305
83 Frank Watt 1 1931 1931 0 0.0 38 41 39 2 8 2 0 0 5 0 2 6 .205 .244 .256 .500 Sep 27 28.286
84 Biggs Wehde 2 1930 1931 0 -0.1 12 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 3 24.253
85 Lefty Weinert 9 1919 1931 0 0.4 132 151 142 18 37 6 0 0 12 1 1 7 22 .261 .295 .303 .598 Jun 29 29.069
86 Claude Willoughby 7 1925 1931 0 -1.6 219 299 272 14 39 3 0 0 13 0 0 20 73 .143 .202 .154 .356 May 28 32.195
87 Hal Wiltse 4 1926 1931 0 -0.7 102 175 162 10 26 4 0 0 5 3 0 4 30 .160 .186 .185 .371 Apr 20 27.257
88 Spades Wood 2 1930 1931 0 0.1 24 47 42 5 10 1 1 0 6 0 1 5 .238 .273 .310 .582 Sep 21 22.251
89 Russ Young 1 1931 1931 0 -0.3 16 36 34 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 4 .118 .167 .206 .373 Jul 27 28.315
Rk Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Last Game Age
1 Andy Bednar 2 1930 1931 0 -0.5 0 0 15.19 5 0 5 0 0 0 5.1 14 9 9 2 1 3 0 0 1 32 2.813 May 3 22.260
2 Jim Brillheart 4 1922 1931 0 1.7 8 9 .471 4.19 86 23 33 7 0 1 286.0 314 156 133 10 137 98 13 3 8 1281 1.577 Jun 3 27.248
3 Sol Carter 1 1931 1931 0 -0.3 0 0 19.29 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.1 1 5 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 11 2.143 Apr 21 22.119
4 Orlin Collier 1 1931 1931 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 7.84 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.1 17 12 9 0 7 3 0 0 0 55 2.323 Sep 23 24.218
5 Rip Collins 11 1920 1931 0 18.7 108 82 .568 4.00 311 219 49 83 15 5 1711.1 1795 926 760 73 673 569 81 5 44 7467 1.442 Aug 26 35.181
6 Nick Cullop 5 1926 1931 0 -0.0 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3.000 Sep 27 30.346
7 Pea Ridge Day 4 1924 1931 0 -1.5 5 7 .417 5.30 46 9 14 3 0 2 122.1 163 93 72 11 28 48 3 1 4 548 1.561 Sep 21 32.027
8 Jess Doyle 4 1925 1931 0 -1.0 4 7 .364 6.22 55 3 37 0 0 9 136.0 183 100 94 6 57 38 5 0 0 628 1.765 Jul 9 33.086
9 Lou Garland 1 1931 1931 0 -1.0 0 2 .000 10.26 7 2 3 0 0 0 16.2 30 24 19 2 14 4 1 0 1 92 2.640 Sep 27 26.073
10 George Grant 7 1923 1931 0 -2.4 15 20 .429 5.65 114 23 44 8 1 1 347.1 460 258 218 16 182 89 4 1 11 1637 1.848 Jul 12 28.187
11 Earl Mattingly 1 1931 1931 0 0.4 0 1 .000 2.51 8 0 2 0 0 0 14.1 15 4 4 0 10 6 2 0 2 68 1.744 Jun 9 26.217
12 Lou McEvoy 2 1930 1931 0 -1.8 1 3 .250 7.79 34 1 18 0 0 5 64.2 83 68 56 5 41 17 3 0 1 332 1.918 Jul 26 29.057
13 Bill Morrell 3 1926 1931 0 0.2 8 6 .571 4.64 48 9 15 3 0 1 143.2 172 83 74 9 57 35 2 1 1 638 1.594 Aug 5 38.118
14 Ed Morris 5 1922 1931 0 7.4 42 45 .483 4.19 140 78 39 43 2 6 674.0 702 375 314 20 293 256 12 1 10 2983 1.476 Sep 21 31.288
15 Ray Moss 6 1926 1931 0 0.6 22 18 .550 4.95 112 42 28 13 3 2 416.0 474 272 229 30 189 109 11 0 4 1887 1.594 Aug 2 29.240
16 Walter Murphy 1 1931 1931 0 -0.1 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 10 2.500 Apr 21 23.206
17 Bob Osborn 6 1925 1931 0 3.1 27 17 .614 4.32 121 43 51 11 0 2 446.1 528 240 214 17 181 140 3 1 3 1996 1.588 Sep 24 28.160
18 Emil Planeta 1 1931 1931 0 -0.3 0 0 10.13 2 0 1 0 0 0 5.1 7 7 6 0 4 0 0 0 1 28 2.063 Sep 27 22.239
19 Bobby Reeves 6 1926 1931 0 0.2 0 0 3.68 1 0 1 0 0 0 7.1 6 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 29 0.955 Sep 13 27.081
20 Dutch Schesler 1 1931 1931 0 -1.0 0 0 7.28 17 0 9 0 0 0 38.1 65 39 31 4 18 14 4 0 2 194 2.165 Aug 12 31.072
21 Roy Sherid 3 1929 1931 0 1.1 23 24 .489 4.71 87 44 28 20 0 6 413.0 473 255 216 23 166 149 13 0 10 1851 1.547 Jun 21 24.147
22 Ben Shields 4 1924 1931 0 -0.7 4 0 1.000 8.27 13 2 7 2 0 0 41.1 55 39 38 3 27 9 2 0 0 198 1.984 May 23 27.340
23 Fred Stiely 3 1929 1931 0 0.1 1 1 .500 5.97 9 3 6 2 0 0 34.2 45 28 23 4 14 9 3 0 1 165 1.702 Jun 13 30.012
24 Lil Stoner 9 1922 1931 0 3.0 50 57 .467 4.76 229 111 72 45 1 14 1003.2 1180 623 531 62 374 299 28 1 24 4466 1.548 Jun 10 32.102
25 Ed Strelecki 3 1928 1931 0 -0.4 1 3 .250 5.78 42 2 19 1 0 1 85.2 98 60 55 7 32 13 5 1 1 379 1.518 Sep 20 26.163
26 Charlie Sullivan 3 1928 1931 0 0.3 4 9 .308 5.78 74 9 38 4 0 5 201.0 239 144 129 16 105 68 2 0 8 926 1.711 Sep 22 28.122
27 Les Sweetland 5 1927 1931 0 -2.7 33 58 .363 6.10 161 96 37 38 3 4 740.2 992 570 502 69 358 159 37 1 13 3504 1.823 Sep 21 30.037
28 Walt Tauscher 2 1928 1931 0 -0.9 1 0 1.000 5.66 23 0 13 0 0 1 41.1 52 36 26 2 16 12 3 0 1 186 1.645 May 5 29.164
29 Frank Watt 1 1931 1931 0 -0.0 5 5 .500 4.84 38 12 16 5 0 3 122.2 147 81 66 5 49 25 3 0 2 558 1.598 Sep 27 28.286
30 Biggs Wehde 2 1930 1931 0 -0.3 1 0 1.000 7.66 12 0 9 0 0 0 22.1 26 20 19 1 17 6 3 0 1 103 1.925 Aug 3 24.253
31 Lefty Weinert 9 1919 1931 0 0.0 18 33 .353 4.59 131 49 51 18 0 3 437.0 528 315 223 26 222 160 21 3 20 2029 1.716 Jun 29 29.069
32 Claude Willoughby 7 1925 1931 0 0.4 38 58 .396 5.84 219 101 60 33 4 9 841.1 1111 631 546 57 406 175 18 1 22 3940 1.803 May 28 32.195
33 Hal Wiltse 4 1926 1931 0 2.6 20 40 .333 4.87 102 65 20 23 2 1 500.1 589 320 271 17 211 134 16 0 8 2267 1.599 Apr 20 27.257
34 Spades Wood 2 1930 1931 0 0.0 6 9 .400 5.61 24 17 4 6 2 0 122.0 130 79 76 6 78 56 1 0 5 562 1.705 Sep 21 22.251
Totals 129 1919 1931 0 24.6 445 515 .464 4.94 2278 965 733 368 33 81 9057.2 10701 5878 4974 503 3973 2704 299 20 209 41055 2.813


1930 MLB  / 1932 MLB  Retirements