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Larry Benton

Lawrence James Benton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: November 20, 1897 in St. Louis, MO(All Transactions)
Debut: April 19, 1923 (Age 25.150, 5,233rd in MLB history)   vs. NYG 8.0 IP, 5 H, 4 SO, 7 BB, 2 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1923 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Reds/Giants 1923-1935

Last Game: August 16, 1935 (Age 37.269)   vs. CIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 3, 1953 in Amberley, OH
Buried: St. Joseph Old Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1923 25 BSN NL 35 39 31 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 13 .161 .257 .161 .418 15 5 0 4 1
1924 26 BSN NL 30 37 33 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .091 .143 .121 .264 -27 4 0 2 1
1925 27 BSN NL 32 69 58 6 14 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 20 .241 .279 .276 .555 48 16 0 8 1
1926 28 BSN NL 45 87 78 3 12 1 0 0 4 0 2 25 .154 .185 .167 .352 -1 13 1 6 1
1927 29 TOT NL 42 82 68 5 12 1 0 0 7 0 1 19 .176 .211 .191 .402 9 13 2 11 1
1927 29 BSN NL 11 22 18 1 4 1 0 0 4 0 0 5 .222 .263 .278 .541 50 5 1 3 1
1927 29 NYG NL 31 60 50 4 8 0 0 0 3 0 1 14 .160 .192 .160 .352 -5 8 1 8 1
1928 30 NYG NL 42 123 112 12 16 2 1 0 8 0 5 17 .143 .179 .179 .358 -6 20 0 6 1 MVP-4
1929 31 NYG NL 41 88 86 2 9 1 0 1 8 0 1 15 .105 .115 .151 .266 -35 13 0 1 1
1930 32 TOT NL 43 79 72 3 14 0 1 1 8 0 4 17 .194 .237 .264 .501 24 19 0 3 1
1930 32 NYG NL 8 12 10 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 1 4 .300 .364 .600 .964 129 6 0 1 /1
1930 32 CIN NL 35 67 62 1 11 0 1 0 5 0 3 13 .177 .215 .210 .425 6 13 0 2 1
1931 33 CIN NL 38 71 66 2 11 2 0 0 1 0 3 13 .167 .203 .197 .400 11 13 0 2 1
1932 34 CIN NL 35 63 54 8 11 1 0 0 1 0 3 11 .204 .246 .222 .468 29 12 0 5 1
1933 35 CIN NL 34 57 53 4 9 0 0 0 2 0 1 14 .170 .200 .170 .370 8 9 2 1 2 1
1934 36 CIN NL 16 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .286 .286 .286 .571 56 2 0 0 0 1
1935 37 BSN NL 29 23 20 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .200 .238 .250 .488 37 5 0 0 2 1
13 Yrs 462 825 738 54 122 12 2 2 42 1 0 30 181 .165 .202 .195 .397 6 144 2 4 52
162 Game Avg. 162 289 259 19 43 4 1 1 15 0 11 63 .165 .202 .195 .397 6 50 1 18
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
BSN (6 yrs) 182 277 238 19 42 6 0 0 10 1 0 12 77 .176 .222 .202 .424 17 48 0 2 25
CIN (5 yrs) 158 265 242 15 44 3 1 0 10 0 10 54 .182 .217 .202 .420 14 49 2 1 11
NYG (4 yrs) 122 283 258 20 36 3 1 2 22 0 8 50 .140 .169 .182 .351 -10 47 1 16

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1923 25 BSN NL 35 39 -4 0 0 0 4 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
1924 26 BSN NL 30 37 -6 0 0 0 3 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .490 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -3 1
1925 27 BSN NL 32 69 -6 0 0 0 7 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 1
1926 28 BSN NL 45 87 -12 0 0 0 9 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .493 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -3 1
1927 29 BSN NL 11 22 -2 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .506 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
1927 29 NYG NL 31 60 -9 0 0 0 6 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .491 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 1
1928 30 NYG NL 42 123 -18 0 0 0 13 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .488 .497 -0.5 -0.0 -5 1 MVP-4
1929 31 NYG NL 41 88 -19 0 0 0 10 -9 -0.8 0 -9 -0.8 .479 .495 -0.8 0.0 -9 1
1930 32 NYG NL 8 12 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.1 0 2 0.1 .517 .501 0.1 0.0 2 /1
1930 32 CIN NL 35 67 -10 0 0 0 7 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .493 .498 -0.2 0.0 -3 1
1931 33 CIN NL 38 71 -8 0 0 0 7 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1 1
1932 34 CIN NL 35 63 -6 0 0 0 7 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 1
1933 35 CIN NL 34 57 -6 0 0 0 6 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1 1
1934 36 CIN NL 16 7 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1935 37 BSN NL 29 23 -2 0 0 0 2 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 0 1
13 Seasons 462 825 -108 1 0 0 85 -22 -2.2 0 -22 -2.2 .495 .499 -2.1 -0.1 -22
BSN (6 yrs) 182 277 -31 1 0 0 27 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .498 .499 -0.4 -0.0 -4
CIN (5 yrs) 158 265 -31 0 0 0 27 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .498 .500 -0.3 -0.0 -3
NYG (4 yrs) 122 283 -46 0 0 0 30 -15 -1.5 0 -15 -1.5 .488 .497 -1.5 -0.0 -15

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1923 25 BSN NL 39 30 1 0.9 103 .278 .161 .287 .257 .345 .161 .399 .418 .744 15 .045 -3.6 -0.4 .346 .129 .000
1924 26 BSN NL 37 32 1 0.8 100 .130 .091 .284 .143 .338 .121 .395 .264 .733 -27 .043 -5.8 -0.6 .200 .091 .030
1925 27 BSN NL 69 52 5 2.6 106 .368 .241 .289 .279 .345 .276 .412 .555 .757 48 .221 -4.2 -0.4 .455 .103 .034 .0
1926 28 BSN NL 87 72 2 0.7 95 .226 .154 .276 .185 .334 .167 .382 .352 .716 -1 .035 -10.6 -1.1 .242 .038 .013
1927 29 TOT NL 82 67 2 0.8 102 .245 .176 .287 .211 .346 .191 .396 .402 .742 9 .039 -8.7 -0.9 .286 .029 .015
1927 29 BSN NL 22 17 1 1.6 97 .308 .222 .280 .263 .337 .278 .386 .541 .723 50 .124 -1.2 -0.1 .429 .056 .056
1927 29 NYG NL 60 50 1 0.5 104 .222 .160 .290 .192 .349 .160 .400 .352 .749 -5 .020 -7.6 -0.8 .238 .020 .000
1928 30 NYG NL 123 102 4 1.1 109 .168 .143 .290 .179 .355 .179 .413 .358 .768 -6 .059 -18.0 -1.8 .260 .080 .036
1929 31 NYG NL 88 78 1 0.3 121 .114 .105 .304 .115 .368 .151 .443 .266 .812 -35 .006 -18.8 -1.7 .182 .058 .047 .0
1930 32 TOT NL 79 61 5 2.2 121 .241 .194 .304 .237 .362 .264 .453 .501 .815 24 .140 -9.1 -0.8 .397 .125 .069 .0
1930 32 NYG NL 12 8 2 6.6 125 .400 .300 .309 .364 .367 .600 .460 .964 .827 129 .556 0.4 0.0 1.000 .400 .300 .0
1930 32 CIN NL 67 53 3 1.5 121 .224 .177 .304 .215 .362 .210 .452 .425 .813 6 .076 -9.5 -0.8 .314 .081 .032
1931 33 CIN NL 71 57 3 1.4 97 .208 .167 .276 .203 .334 .197 .390 .400 .725 11 .102 -8.0 -0.8 .291 .076 .030
1932 34 CIN NL 63 48 3 1.7 100 .256 .204 .279 .246 .332 .222 .404 .468 .736 29 .133 -5.3 -0.5 .349 .074 .019
1933 35 CIN NL 57 48 2 1.1 89 .231 .170 .271 .200 .323 .170 .370 .370 .693 8 .085 -6.4 -0.7 .239 .019 .000
1934 36 CIN NL 7 5 1 5.3 101 .500 .286 .282 .286 .337 .286 .401 .571 .738 56 .554 -0.4 -0.0 .400 .000 .000
1935 37 BSN NL 23 18 1 1.5 96 .250 .200 .274 .238 .328 .250 .391 .488 .719 37 .109 -1.7 -0.2 .375 .100 .050
13 Yrs 825 670 31 1.2 105 .216 .165 .287 .202 .345 .195 .408 .397 .753 6 .076 -100.6 -9.8 .290 .072 .030 1.3
162 Game Avg. 289 235 11 1.2 105 .216 .165 .287 .202 .345 .195 .408 .397 .753 6 .076 -100.6 -9.8 .290 .072 .030
PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
BSN (6 yrs) 277 221 11 1.3 100 .261 .176 .282 .222 .339 .202 .394 .424 .733 17 .090 -27.1 -2.7 .321 .080 .025 .0
CIN (5 yrs) 265 211 12 1.5 102 .234 .182 .283 .217 .338 .202 .405 .420 .743 14 .107 -29.6 -2.9 .300 .062 .021
NYG (4 yrs) 283 238 8 0.9 113 .165 .140 .296 .169 .359 .182 .422 .351 .781 -10 .041 -43.9 -4.2 .252 .074 .043 .0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1923 25 BSN NL 39 0.0% 33.3% 10.3% 0.0% 0% 3.25 2.4 46%
1924 26 BSN NL 37 0.0% 27.0% 5.4% 2.7% 33% 5.00 3.3 62%
1925 27 BSN NL 69 0.0% 29.0% 4.4% 2.9% 14% 6.67 2.9 58.0 55%
1926 28 BSN NL 87 0.0% 28.7% 2.3% 1.2% 8% 12.50 3.1 19.5 61%
1927 29 TOT NL 82 0.0% 23.2% 1.2% 1.2% 8% 19.00 3.6 9.7 60%
1927 29 BSN NL 22 0.0% 22.7% 0.0% 4.6% 25% 3.6 4.5 59%
1927 29 NYG NL 60 0.0% 23.3% 1.7% 0.0% 0% 14.00 3.6 16.7 60%
1928 30 NYG NL 123 0.0% 13.8% 4.1% 2.4% 19% 3.40 6.6 14.0 77%
1929 31 NYG NL 88 1.1% 17.1% 1.1% 2.3% 22% 15.00 5.7 86.0 10.8 80%
1930 32 TOT NL 79 1.3% 21.5% 5.1% 2.5% 14% 4.25 4.2 72.0 9.0 2.00 68%
1930 32 NYG NL 12 8.3% 33.3% 8.3% 8.3% 33% 4.00 2.5 10.0 3.3 1.00 42%
1930 32 CIN NL 67 0.0% 19.4% 4.5% 1.5% 9% 4.33 4.8 12.4 2.22 73%
1931 33 CIN NL 71 0.0% 18.3% 4.2% 2.8% 18% 4.33 5.1 66.0 3.00 75%
1932 34 CIN NL 63 0.0% 17.5% 4.8% 1.6% 9% 3.67 4.9 54.0 2.71 68%
1933 35 CIN NL 57 0.0% 24.6% 1.8% 0.0% 0% 14.00 3.8 26.5 1.67 68%
1934 36 CIN NL 7 0.0% 42.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 2.3 7.0 1.00 57%
1935 37 BSN NL 23 0.0% 17.4% 4.4% 4.4% 25% 4.00 5.0 20.0 2.50 70%
13 Yrs 825 0.2% 21.9% 3.6% 1.9% 13% 6.03 4.1 369.0 17.6 2.24 67%
MLB Averages 1.2% 7.7% 8.0% 6.8% 27% 0.96 11.6 74.1 7.7 1.03 80%
PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1923 25 BSN NL -3.6 -0.4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1924 26 BSN NL -5.8 -0.6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1925 27 BSN NL -4.2 -0.4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1926 28 BSN NL -10.6 -1.1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1927 29 TOT NL -8.7 -0.9 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1927 29 BSN NL -1.2 -0.1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1927 29 NYG NL -7.6 -0.8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1928 30 NYG NL -18.0 -1.8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1929 31 NYG NL -18.8 -1.7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1930 32 TOT NL -9.1 -0.8 60 -1.0 0.4 -1.4 .90 -0.9 -0.2 -9.2 -0.8 0.97 -7.9 0
1930 32 NYG NL 0.4 0.0 13 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 .70 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.0 1.07 1.1 0
1930 32 CIN NL -9.5 -0.8 47 -0.8 0.4 -1.2 .95 -0.7 -0.1 -9.1 -0.8 0.94 -9.0 0
1931 33 CIN NL -8.0 -0.8 62 -0.7 0.5 -1.3 .96 -0.5 -0.2 -8.3 -0.9 0.91 -6.3 0
1932 34 CIN NL -5.3 -0.5 46 -0.3 0.5 -0.8 .92 -0.3 -0.0 -2.0 -0.2 0.90 -3.3 0
1933 35 CIN NL -6.4 -0.7 58 -0.4 0.4 -0.8 .73 -0.6 0.1 -7.5 -0.8 0.95 -6.9 0
1934 36 CIN NL -0.4 -0.0 7 0.0 0.1 -0.0 .34 -0.0 0.0 0.7 0.1 0.84 -0.1 0
1935 37 BSN NL -1.7 -0.2 12 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 .84 -0.2 -0.0 -2.2 -0.2 1.01 -1.9 0
13 Yrs -100.6 -9.8 245 -2.6 1.9 -4.5 .86 -2.5 -0.5 -28.7 -2.9 0.94 -26.4 0
BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1930 32 TOT NL 0 0 12% 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0% 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1930 32 NYG NL 0 0 33% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1930 32 CIN NL 0 0 7% 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1931 33 CIN NL 2 0 14% 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0% 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
1932 34 CIN NL 0 0 57% 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13% 2 2 0 1 1 0 5 3 1
1933 35 CIN NL 2 0 36% 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17% 3 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 1
1934 36 CIN NL 0 0 0% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1935 37 BSN NL 0 0 20% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Yrs 4 0 32% 62 1 0 100% 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 10% 9 9 0 3 2 0 8 5 2

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1930 32 TOT NL 59 36% 14 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 13 10 1 10% 49 4 8% 2 1 50% 2 0 0% 20
1930 32 NYG NL 12 33% 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0% 14 2 14% 1 1 100% 0 0 0
1930 32 CIN NL 47 36% 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 9 1 11% 35 2 6% 1 0 0% 2 0 0% 20
1931 33 CIN NL 62 37% 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 15 2 13% 35 1 3% 3 0 0% 2 0 0% 9
1932 34 CIN NL 46 33% 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 8 3 38% 21 1 5% 1 0 0% 3 2 67% 17
1933 35 CIN NL 57 18% 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 2 25% 9 3 33% 35 2 6% 2 0 0% 2 1 50% 0
1934 36 CIN NL 7 14% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 4 1 25% 0 0 0 0 0
1935 37 BSN NL 12 17% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0% 2 1 50% 7 0 0% 0 0 0 0 11
13 Yrs 243 30% 122 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 1 0 0 1 0 52 48 2 4% 45 10 22% 151 9 6% 8 1 13% 9 3 33% 57
MLB Averages 48% 3% 37% 16% 56% 61%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1923 25 35 39 31 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 13 .161 .257 .161 .418 15 5 0 4
1924 26 65 76 64 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 23 .125 .200 .141 .341 -6 9 0 6
1925 27 97 145 122 14 22 3 0 0 1 1 0 9 43 .180 .237 .205 .442 20 25 0 14
1926 28 142 232 200 17 34 4 0 0 5 1 0 11 68 .170 .217 .190 .407 12 38 1 20
1927 29 184 314 268 22 46 5 0 0 12 1 0 12 87 .172 .216 .190 .406 11 51 3 31
1928 30 226 437 380 34 62 7 1 0 20 1 0 17 104 .163 .205 .187 .392 6 71 3 37
1929 31 267 525 466 36 71 8 1 1 28 1 0 18 119 .152 .189 .180 .369 -2 84 3 38
1930 32 310 604 538 39 85 8 2 2 36 1 0 22 136 .158 .195 .191 .387 2 103 3 41
1931 33 348 675 604 41 96 10 2 2 37 1 0 25 149 .159 .196 .192 .388 3 116 3 43
1932 34 383 738 658 49 107 11 2 2 38 1 0 28 160 .163 .200 .195 .395 5 128 3 48
1933 35 417 795 711 53 116 11 2 2 40 1 0 29 174 .163 .200 .193 .393 5 137 2 4 50
1934 36 433 802 718 53 118 11 2 2 41 1 0 29 177 .164 .201 .194 .395 6 139 2 4 50
1935 37 462 825 738 54 122 12 2 2 42 1 0 30 181 .165 .202 .195 .397 6 144 2 4 52

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1923 25 37 40 32 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 14 .156 .250 .156 .406 1 35
1924 26 32 41 36 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 11 .111 .179 .139 .318 1 30
1925 27 34 72 61 6 14 2 0 0 1 1 3 21 .230 .266 .262 .528 4 32
1926 28 47 90 81 3 12 1 0 0 4 0 2 26 .148 .179 .160 .339 2 45
1927 29 44 85 70 4 11 1 0 0 6 0 1 20 .157 .192 .171 .363 2 42
1928 30 44 127 116 11 15 2 1 0 7 0 5 18 .129 .165 .164 .329 3 42
1929 31 43 91 89 1 8 1 0 1 6 0 1 16 .090 .100 .135 .235 1 41
1930 32 45 82 75 3 14 0 1 1 7 0 4 18 .187 .228 .253 .481 4 43
1931 33 40 74 69 2 12 2 0 0 1 0 3 14 .174 .208 .203 .411 3 38
1932 34 37 65 57 9 12 1 0 0 1 0 3 11 .211 .250 .228 .478 3 35
1933 35 36 60 56 5 10 0 0 0 3 0 1 15 .179 .207 .179 .385 2 34
1934 36 17 8 8 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .375 .375 .375 .750 1 16
1935 37 31 24 21 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .190 .227 .238 .465 1 29
13 Yrs 487 859 771 55 124 12 2 2 39 1 31 191 .161 .197 .189 .387 28 462
162 Game Avg. 162 286 256 18 41 4 1 1 13 0 10 64 .161 .197 .189 .387 9 462



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1958 BBWAA ( 0.4%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1928 NL (4, 46%)
0.46 Career Shares (483rd)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1928 NL  6.1 (6th)

             

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