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Lefty Grove

Robert Moses Grove
last name Groves

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: March 6, 1900 in Lonaconing, Maryland, US
Died: May 22, 1975 in Norwalk, Ohio, US
High School: Central HS (Lonaconing, MD)

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Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1920 20 -6.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-D 15 5 .750 3.12 25 16 182.0 150 85 63 95 1.346 7.4 4.7
1920 20 -7.3 Martinsburg BLRI D 3 3 .500 1.68 6 59.0 30 16 11 24 0.915 4.6 3.7
1920 20 -5.6 Baltimore IL AA 12 2 .857 3.80 19 16 123.0 120 69 52 71 1.553 8.8 5.2
1921 21 -3.2 Baltimore IL AA 25 10 .714 2.56 47 37 313.0 237 131 89 179 1.329 6.8 5.1
1922 22 -3.7 Baltimore IL AA 18 8 .692 2.80 41 30 209.0 146 90 65 152 1.426 6.3 6.5
1923 23 -3.0 Baltimore IL AA 27 10 .730 3.12 52 39 303.0 223 128 105 186 1.350 6.6 5.5
1924 24 -1.6 Baltimore IL AA 26 6 .813 3.01 47 32 236.0 196 95 79 108 1.288 7.5 4.1
5 Seasons 111 39 .740 2.90 212 154 1243.0 952 529 401 720 1.345 6.9 5.2
D (1 season) D 3 3 .500 1.68 6 59.0 30 16 11 24 0.915 4.6 3.7
AA (5 seasons) AA 108 36 .750 2.96 206 154 1184.0 922 513 390 696 1.367 7.0 5.3
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1920 20 -7.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-D 26 70 8 0 0 0 .114 .114 8
1920 20 -6.6 Martinsburg BLRI D 7 21 4 0 0 0 .190 .190 4
1920 20 -7.3 Baltimore IL AA 19 49 4 0 0 0 .082 .082 4
1921 21 -5.6 Baltimore IL AA 47 113 19 4 1 1 .168 .248 28
1922 22 -4.8 Baltimore IL AA 42 77 13 2 0 0 .169 .195 15
1923 23 -4.8 Baltimore IL AA 52 109 17 2 0 1 .156 .202 22
1924 24 -4.8 Baltimore IL AA 49 94 23 5 1 2 .245 .383 36
5 Seasons 216 463 463 80 13 2 4 .173 .173 .235 .408 109
D (1 season) D 7 21 21 4 0 0 0 .190 .190 .190 .381 4
AA (5 seasons) AA 209 442 442 76 13 2 4 .172 .172 .238 .410 105
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1923 23 Baltimore IL AA P 52 0.00
1 Season 52 0.00
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 8bc0a9e1

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