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Rube Benton

John Cleave Benton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: June 27, 1890 in Clinton, NC (All Transactions)
Debut: June 28, 1910 (Age 20.001, 3,345th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1911 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Giants 1910-1925

Last Game: September 21, 1925 (Age 35.086)
Died: December 12, 1937 in Dothan, AL
Buried: Baptist Church Cemetery, Salemburg, NC
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Fine Details  · Last updated Dec 19, 2014 5:17AM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #496. Mark Baldwin… #497. Jim Abbott… #498. Randy Jones… #499. RUBE BENTON… #500. Anibal Sanchez… #501. Danny Jackson… #502. Johnny Schmitz… 

Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1910 20 CIN NL 0 1 .000 4.74 12 2 10 0 0 0 38.0 44 34 20 1 23 15 1 1 1 180 62 3.77 1.763 10.4 0.2 5.4 3.6 0.65
1911 21 CIN NL 3 3 .500 2.01 6 6 0 5 0 0 44.2 44 18 10 0 23 28 3 0 3 189 167 3.26 1.500 8.9 0.0 4.6 5.6 1.22
1912 22 CIN NL 18 20 .474 3.10 50 39 8 22 2 2 302.0 316 143 104 2 118 162 18 0 12 1302 109 3.22 1.437 9.4 0.1 3.5 4.8 1.37
1913 23 CIN NL 11 7 .611 3.49 23 22 0 9 1 0 144.1 140 76 56 4 60 68 9 0 6 618 94 3.41 1.386 8.7 0.2 3.7 4.2 1.13
1914 24 CIN NL 16 18 .471 2.96 41 35 4 16 4 2 271.0 223 124 89 3 95 121 11 3 11 1115 98 2.86 1.173 7.4 0.1 3.2 4.0 1.27
1915 25 TOT NL 9 18 .333 3.19 45 27 12 9 2 5 237.0 222 105 84 2 76 109 19 0 6 997 88 2.80 1.257 8.4 0.1 2.9 4.1 1.43
1915 25 CIN NL 6 13 .316 3.32 35 21 9 6 2 4 176.1 165 79 65 2 67 83 14 0 5 749 87 2.99 1.316 8.4 0.1 3.4 4.2 1.24
1915 25 NYG NL 3 5 .375 2.82 10 6 3 3 0 1 60.2 57 26 19 0 9 26 5 0 1 248 92 2.24 1.088 8.5 0.0 1.3 3.9 2.89
1916 26 NYG NL 16 8 .667 2.87 38 29 6 15 3 2 238.2 210 84 76 5 58 115 10 0 5 960 85 2.48 1.123 7.9 0.2 2.2 4.3 1.98
1917 27 NYG NL 15 9 .625 2.72 35 25 8 14 3 3 215.0 190 78 65 5 41 70 7 0 3 865 94 2.58 1.074 8.0 0.2 1.7 2.9 1.71
1918 28 NYG NL 1 2 .333 1.88 3 3 0 2 0 0 24.0 17 8 5 0 3 9 0 0 1 90 145 1.86 0.833 6.4 0.0 1.1 3.4 3.00
1919 29 NYG NL 17 11 .607 2.63 35 28 6 11 1 2 209.0 181 71 61 5 52 53 4 0 4 848 108 3.10 1.115 7.8 0.2 2.2 2.3 1.02
1920 30 NYG NL 9 16 .360 3.03 33 25 5 12 4 2 193.1 222 82 65 8 31 52 3 0 5 821 100 3.28 1.309 10.3 0.4 1.4 2.4 1.68
1921 31 NYG NL 5 2 .714 2.88 18 9 4 3 1 0 72.0 72 28 23 2 17 11 0 0 2 297 130 3.87 1.236 9.0 0.3 2.1 1.4 0.65
1923 33 CIN NL 14 10 .583 3.66 33 26 5 15 0 1 219.0 243 106 89 10 57 59 5 0 3 938 106 3.84 1.370 10.0 0.4 2.3 2.4 1.04
1924 34 CIN NL 7 9 .438 2.77 32 19 7 6 1 1 162.2 166 70 50 2 24 42 4 1 4 671 136 3.20 1.168 9.2 0.1 1.3 2.3 1.75
1925 35 CIN NL 9 10 .474 4.05 33 16 7 6 1 1 146.2 182 88 66 3 34 36 1 1 0 648 101 3.60 1.473 11.2 0.2 2.1 2.2 1.06
15 Yrs 150 144 .510 3.09 437 311 82 145 23 21 2517.1 2472 1115 863 52 712 950 95 6 66 10539 102 3.11 1.265 8.8 0.2 2.5 3.4 1.33
162 Game Avg. 14 13 .510 3.09 40 28 7 13 2 2 229 225 101 78 5 65 86 9 1 6 958 102 3.11 1.265 8.8 0.2 2.5 3.4 1.33
W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
CIN (9 yrs) 84 91 .480 3.28 265 186 50 85 11 11 1504.2 1523 738 549 27 501 614 66 6 45 6410 103 3.29 1.345 9.1 0.2 3.0 3.7 1.23
NYG (7 yrs) 66 53 .555 2.79 172 125 32 60 12 10 1012.2 949 377 314 25 211 336 29 0 21 4129 99 2.85 1.145 8.4 0.2 1.9 3.0 1.59
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1910 20 CIN NL 38.0 12 2 34 8.05 4.04 -0.16 0.00 97.0 4.07 -17 -1.7 1.0 -0.0 -1.4 -14 .362 .490
1911 21 CIN NL 44.2 6 6 18 3.63 4.44 -0.05 0.00 98.0 4.40 4 0.5 -0.0 0.8 8 .578 .503
1912 22 CIN NL 302.0 50 39 143 4.26 4.67 -0.09 0.00 99.0 4.72 17 1.8 1.0 -0.3 4.0 41 .535 .511
1913 23 CIN NL 144.1 23 22 76 4.74 4.18 -0.09 0.00 101.0 4.31 -7 -0.8 1.0 -0.1 0.3 4 .467 .495
1914 24 CIN NL 271.0 41 35 124 4.12 3.90 0.04 0.00 105.0 4.06 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.1 2.1 18 .500 .500
1915 25 CIN NL 176.1 35 21 79 4.03 3.68 0.22 0.00 104.0 3.60 -7 -0.8 1.0 -0.1 0.6 3 .477 .495
1915 25 NYG NL 60.2 10 6 26 3.86 3.60 -0.11 0.00 93.0 3.46 -2 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 0.2 1 .475 .498
1916 26 NYG NL 238.2 38 29 84 3.17 3.33 0.09 0.00 95.0 3.08 -3 -0.4 1.0 -0.2 1.4 13 .489 .498
1917 27 NYG NL 215.1 35 25 78 3.26 3.34 0.38 0.00 97.2 2.88 -10 -1.2 1.0 -0.1 0.5 5 .466 .493
1918 28 NYG NL 24.0 3 3 8 3.00 3.79 0.19 0.00 98.2 3.54 1 0.2 -0.0 0.4 3 .561 .501
1919 29 NYG NL 209.0 35 28 71 3.06 3.65 0.33 0.00 94.9 3.16 3 0.4 1.0 -0.2 2.0 16 .511 .502
1920 30 NYG NL 193.1 33 25 82 3.82 3.86 0.40 0.00 99.0 3.43 -9 -1.0 1.0 -0.1 0.5 6 .471 .494
1921 31 NYG NL 72.0 18 9 28 3.50 4.44 0.40 0.00 97.1 3.92 4 0.4 1.0 -0.0 1.0 10 .521 .502
1923 33 CIN NL 219.0 33 26 106 4.36 4.88 0.15 0.00 98.0 4.63 6 0.6 1.0 -0.1 2.3 26 .517 .504
1924 34 CIN NL 162.2 32 19 70 3.87 4.79 0.19 0.00 95.3 4.38 10 1.0 1.0 -0.1 2.3 23 .533 .506
1925 35 CIN NL 146.2 33 16 88 5.40 5.19 0.45 0.00 98.2 4.66 -12 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 0.1 2 .465 .493
15 Seasons 2517.2 437 311 1115 3.99 4.10 0.16 0.00 98.6 3.89 -22 -2.4 1.0 -1.6 17.1 165 .495 .500
CIN (9 yrs) 1504.2 265 186 738 4.41 4.44 0.09 0.00 100.2 4.35 -6 -0.5 1.0 -1.0 11.2 112 .498 .501
NYG (7 yrs) 1013.0 172 125 377 3.35 3.61 0.27 0.00 96.3 3.21 -16 -1.9 1.0 -0.7 5.9 54 .489 .497

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1917 27 NYG NL WS L CHW 1 1 .500 0.00 2 2 0 1 1 0 14.0 9 3 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 53 0.714 5.8 0.0 0.6 5.1 8.00
1 WS 1 1 .500 0.00 2 2 0 1 1 0 14.0 9 3 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 53 0.714 5.8 0.0 0.6 5.1 8.00

Standard Batting

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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
1910 20 CIN NL 12 11 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .091 .091 .091 .182 -46 1 0 0 1
1911 21 CIN NL 6 16 14 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 .143 .143 .214 .357 1 3 0 2 /1
1912 22 CIN NL 50 108 104 6 14 3 0 0 9 1 0 31 .135 .143 .163 .306 -15 17 1 3 1
1913 23 CIN NL 23 54 48 8 10 0 1 0 8 0 0 4 7 .208 .269 .250 .519 49 12 0 2 1
1914 24 CIN NL 41 95 91 4 13 2 1 0 7 1 1 31 .143 .152 .187 .339 -0 17 0 3 1
1915 25 TOT NL 45 80 76 3 16 3 0 0 7 1 1 0 16 .211 .211 .250 .461 39 19 0 3 1
1915 25 CIN NL 35 56 53 1 11 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 11 .208 .208 .226 .434 30 12 0 2 1
1915 25 NYG NL 10 24 23 2 5 2 0 0 4 1 0 0 5 .217 .217 .304 .522 60 7 0 1 1
1916 26 NYG NL 38 84 78 3 7 0 1 0 3 1 2 21 .090 .113 .115 .228 -28 9 0 4 1
1917 27 NYG NL 35 79 72 1 12 1 1 0 2 0 2 18 .167 .189 .208 .398 23 15 0 5 1
1918 28 NYG NL 3 9 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .143 .333 .286 .619 90 2 0 0 /1
1919 29 NYG NL 35 71 67 5 13 0 0 1 7 0 0 8 .194 .194 .239 .433 30 16 0 3 1
1920 30 NYG NL 33 69 65 3 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 14 .092 .092 .092 .185 -47 6 0 4 1
1921 31 NYG NL 18 24 21 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .143 .182 .190 .372 -2 4 0 2 1
1923 33 CIN NL 33 85 80 5 23 3 0 0 4 0 0 1 12 .288 .305 .325 .630 68 26 1 3 1
1924 34 CIN NL 32 51 46 5 12 2 0 0 3 0 0 5 10 .261 .333 .304 .638 73 14 0 0 1
1925 35 CIN NL 33 53 45 0 9 2 0 0 4 0 0 4 3 .200 .265 .244 .510 32 11 0 4 1
15 Yrs 437 889 825 45 142 19 4 1 60 4 1 22 188 .172 .196 .208 .404 16 172 2 38
162 Game Avg. 162 330 306 17 53 7 1 0 22 1 8 70 .172 .196 .208 .404 16 64 1 14
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
CIN (9 yrs) 265 529 492 29 95 14 2 0 40 2 1 15 117 .193 .220 .230 .450 25 113 2 19
NYG (7 yrs) 172 360 333 16 47 5 2 1 20 2 0 7 71 .141 .159 .177 .336 1 59 0 19

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
1910 20 CIN NL 12 11 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .488 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
1911 21 CIN NL 6 16 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .485 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
1912 22 CIN NL 50 108 -17 0 0 0 9 -8 -0.9 0 -8 -0.9 .483 .495 -0.9 -0.0 -8 1
1913 23 CIN NL 23 54 -3 0 0 0 5 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .508 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
1914 24 CIN NL 41 95 -12 0 0 0 8 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .490 .497 -0.4 -0.0 -4 1
1915 25 CIN NL 35 56 -5 -0 0 0 4 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1 1
1915 25 NYG NL 10 24 -1 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .511 .501 0.1 0.0 1 1
1916 26 NYG NL 38 84 -11 0 0 0 7 -4 -0.6 0 -4 -0.6 .485 .497 -0.6 0.0 -4 1
1917 27 NYG NL 35 79 -6 0 0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
1918 28 NYG NL 3 9 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .523 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /1
1919 29 NYG NL 35 71 -5 0 0 0 5 0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 -0.0 0 1
1920 30 NYG NL 33 69 -12 0 0 0 5 -7 -0.8 0 -7 -0.8 .477 .495 -0.8 -0.0 -7 1
1921 31 NYG NL 18 24 -3 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .494 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 1
1923 33 CIN NL 33 85 -4 0 0 0 8 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .513 .503 0.4 0.0 4 1
1924 34 CIN NL 32 51 -2 0 0 0 4 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .509 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 1
1925 35 CIN NL 33 53 -5 0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 1
15 Seasons 437 889 -91 1 0 0 73 -16 -2.1 0 -16 -2.1 .495 .499 -2.0 -0.1 -16
CIN (9 yrs) 265 529 -51 0 0 0 46 -5 -0.7 0 -5 -0.7 .498 .499 -0.6 -0.1 -5
NYG (7 yrs) 172 360 -39 1 0 0 27 -12 -1.4 0 -12 -1.4 .492 .498 -1.4 -0.0 -12

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1917 27 NYG NL WS CHW L 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1 WS 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1910 CIN NL 20 P 12 38.0 14 1 13 0 1 1.000 3.32 1.17 .945 2.82 2.80
1911 CIN NL 21 P 6 44.2 7 0 6 1 2 .857 1.21 1.00 .943 2.78 2.73
1912 CIN NL 22 P 50 302.0 94 13 78 3 2 .968 2.71 1.82 .948 2.54 2.52
1913 CIN NL 23 P 23 144.1 39 0 35 4 0 .897 2.18 1.52 .955 2.61 2.60
1914 CIN NL 24 P 41 35 16 271.0 84 9 70 5 3 .940 2.62 1.93 .943 2.68 2.66
1915 TOT NL 25 P 45 27 9 237.0 83 8 72 3 2 .964 3.04 1.78 .952 2.72 2.71
1915 CIN NL 25 P 35 21 6 176.1 65 7 56 2 2 .969 3.22 1.80 .952 2.72 2.71
1915 NYG NL 25 P 10 6 3 60.2 18 1 16 1 0 .944 2.52 1.70 .952 2.71 2.71
1916 NYG NL 26 P 38 29 15 238.2 63 6 57 0 3 1.000 2.38 1.66 .959 2.67 2.67
1917 NYG NL 27 P 35 25 14 215.0 63 2 58 3 0 .952 2.51 1.71 .961 2.85 2.86
1918 NYG NL 28 P 3 3 2 24.0 8 1 7 0 1 1.000 3.00 2.67 .965 2.92 2.93
1919 NYG NL 29 P 35 28 11 209.0 63 3 60 0 0 1.000 2.71 1.80 .960 2.93 2.93
1920 NYG NL 30 P 33 25 12 193.1 89 13 74 2 0 .978 4.05 2.64 .957 2.80 2.83
1921 NYG NL 31 P 18 9 3 72.0 19 2 16 1 1 .947 2.25 1.00 .953 2.68 2.66
1923 CIN NL 33 P 33 26 15 219.0 66 7 57 2 2 .970 2.63 1.94 .958 2.41 2.40
1924 CIN NL 34 P 32 19 6 162.2 57 7 46 4 3 .930 2.93 1.66 .965 2.52 2.51
1925 CIN NL 35 P 33 16 6 146.2 35 3 31 1 3 .971 2.09 1.03 .957 2.44 2.41
15 Seasons P 437 242 109 2517.1 784 75 680 29 23 .963 2.70 1.73 .955 2.66 2.65
15 Seasons TOT 437 242 109 2517.1 784 75 680 29 23 .963 2.70 1.73 .955 2.66 2.65
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
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Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
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  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
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  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1924 NL  2.77 (4th)
Career  3.09 (194th)

Wins s c a p y
1912 NL  18 (8th)
1919 NL  17 (7th)
Career  150 (250th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1913 NL  .611 (10th)
1916 NL  .667 (6th)
1917 NL  .625 (8th)
1919 NL  .607 (9th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1917 NL  1.074 (7th)
1924 NL  1.168 (3rd)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1914 NL  7.406 (7th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1917 NL  1.716 (9th)
1920 NL  1.443 (4th)
1923 NL  2.343 (10th)
1924 NL  1.328 (1st)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1912 NL  4.828 (6th)

Games Played s c a p y
1912 NL  50 (1st)
1915 NL  45 (6th)
1919 NL  35 (9th)

Saves s c a p y
1912 NL  2 (10th)
1915 NL  5 (2nd)
1916 NL  2 (8th)
1917 NL  3 (2nd)
1919 NL  2 (7th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1912 NL  302.0 (5th)
Career  2,517.3 (239th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1912 NL  162 (4th)
1914 NL  121 (10th)

Games Started s c a p y
1912 NL  39 (1st)
1914 NL  35 (8th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1912 NL  22 (8th)
Career  145 (236th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1914 NL  4 (8th)
1920 NL  4 (7th)
Career  23 (203rd)

Home Runs s c a p y
1920 NL  8 (5th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1912 NL  118 (3rd)
1914 NL  95 (6th)

Hits s c a p y
1912 NL  316 (2nd)
Career  2,472 (239th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1920 NL  1.677 (9th)
1924 NL  1.750 (3rd)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1912 NL  0.060 (1st)
1914 NL  0.100 (4th)
1915 NL  0.076 (9th)
1924 NL  0.111 (1st)
Career  0.186 (144th)

Losses s c a p y
1912 NL  20 (3rd)
1914 NL  18 (4th)
1915 NL  18 (3rd)
1920 NL  16 (6th)
Career  144 (186th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1912 NL  104 (5th)
1914 NL  89 (5th)
1915 NL  84 (5th)
1916 NL  76 (6th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1912 NL  12 (3rd)
1913 NL  6 (7th)
1914 NL  11 (5th)
1915 NL  6 (10th)
1920 NL  5 (9th)
1924 NL  4 (7th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1912 NL  18 (1st)
1913 NL  9 (7th)
1914 NL  11 (5th)
1915 NL  19 (1st)
1916 NL  10 (4th)
1917 NL  7 (7th)
Career  95 (103rd)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1912 NL  1,302 (1st)
Career  10,539 (249th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1924 NL  136 (4th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1924 NL  3.20 (3rd)
Career  3.11 (168th)

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1912 NL  50 (1st)

Putouts as P s c a p y
1912 NL  13 (5th)

Assists as P s c a p y
1912 NL  78 (5th)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1924 NL  4 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
1920 NL  4.05 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
1920 NL  2.64 (4th)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1916 NL  1.000 (1st)
1919 NL  1.000 (1st)

Youngest s c a p y
1910 NL  born 1890-06-27 (3rd)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 4 (476), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 69 (366), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 29 (478), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 17 (420), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (682nd), 15.0 career WAR/13.9 7yr-peak WAR/14.4 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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