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Jack Billingham

John Eugene Billingham

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: February 21, 1943 in Orlando, FL
Signed
by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1961. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 11, 1968 (Age 25.050)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1968 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Astros/Tigers/Dodgers/RedSox 1968-1980

Final Game: June 20, 1980 (Age 37.120)
Relatives: Cousin of Christy Mathewson and Cousin of Henry Mathewson
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Fine Details  · Last updated Sep 22, 2014 6:17AM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #767. Joey Jay… #768. Carl Pavano… #769. Denny Lemaster… #770. JACK BILLINGHAM… #771. Carl Morton… #772. Joe Hoerner… #773. J.J. Putz… 

Standard Pitching

More Stats

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
1968 25 LAD NL 3 0 1.000 2.14 50 1 26 0 0 8 71.1 54 18 17 0 30 9 46 2 0 6 293 129 2.44 1.178 6.8 0.0 3.8 5.8 1.53
1969 26 HOU NL 6 7 .462 4.25 52 4 22 1 0 2 82.2 92 45 39 12 29 11 71 5 0 2 358 83 3.91 1.464 10.0 1.3 3.2 7.7 2.45
1970 27 HOU NL 13 9 .591 3.98 46 24 7 8 2 0 187.2 190 102 83 10 63 2 134 10 0 11 818 98 3.07 1.348 9.1 0.5 3.0 6.4 2.13
1971 28 HOU NL 10 16 .385 3.39 33 33 0 8 3 0 228.1 205 98 86 9 68 8 139 16 1 6 943 99 2.85 1.196 8.1 0.4 2.7 5.5 2.04
1972 29 CIN NL 12 12 .500 3.18 36 31 2 8 4 1 217.2 197 83 77 18 64 8 137 7 0 8 901 101 3.19 1.199 8.1 0.7 2.6 5.7 2.14
1973 ★ 30 CIN NL 19 10 .655 3.04 40 40 0 16 7 0 293.1 257 112 99 20 95 10 155 10 0 10 1205 113 3.47 1.200 7.9 0.6 2.9 4.8 1.63 AS,CYA-4,MVP-23
1974 31 CIN NL 19 11 .633 3.94 36 35 1 8 3 0 212.1 233 105 93 16 64 9 103 6 2 4 899 89 3.58 1.399 9.9 0.7 2.7 4.4 1.61 CYA-6,MVP-16
1975 32 CIN NL 15 10 .600 4.11 33 32 0 5 0 0 208.0 222 100 95 22 76 12 79 9 1 8 893 88 4.43 1.433 9.6 1.0 3.3 3.4 1.04
1976 33 CIN NL 12 10 .545 4.32 34 29 3 5 2 1 177.0 190 96 85 17 62 5 76 4 0 9 762 81 4.14 1.424 9.7 0.9 3.2 3.9 1.23
1977 34 CIN NL 10 10 .500 5.23 36 23 8 3 2 0 161.2 195 105 94 16 56 9 76 10 0 7 724 75 4.31 1.553 10.9 0.9 3.1 4.2 1.36
1978 35 DET AL 15 8 .652 3.88 30 30 0 10 4 0 201.2 218 95 87 16 65 2 59 8 0 6 857 99 4.12 1.403 9.7 0.7 2.9 2.6 0.91
1979 36 DET AL 10 7 .588 3.30 35 19 11 2 0 3 158.0 163 74 58 13 60 11 59 7 0 6 668 132 4.33 1.411 9.3 0.7 3.4 3.4 0.98
1980 37 TOT AL 1 3 .250 10.23 15 4 3 0 0 0 31.2 56 36 36 7 18 1 7 4 0 1 166 42 7.27 2.337 15.9 2.0 5.1 2.0 0.39
1980 37 DET AL 0 0 7.36 8 0 3 0 0 0 7.1 11 6 6 1 6 1 3 0 0 0 38 59 6.16 2.318 13.5 1.2 7.4 3.7 0.50
1980 37 BOS AL 1 3 .250 11.10 7 4 0 0 0 0 24.1 45 30 30 6 12 0 4 4 0 1 128 39 7.60 2.342 16.6 2.2 4.4 1.5 0.33
13 Yrs 145 113 .562 3.83 476 305 83 74 27 15 2231.1 2272 1069 949 176 750 97 1141 98 4 84 9487 94 3.72 1.354 9.2 0.7 3.0 4.6 1.52
162 Game Avg. 13 10 .562 3.83 41 27 7 6 2 1 194 198 93 83 15 65 8 99 9 0 7 826 94 3.72 1.354 9.2 0.7 3.0 4.6 1.52
CIN (6 yrs) 87 63 .580 3.85 215 190 14 45 18 2 1270.0 1294 601 543 109 417 53 626 46 3 46 5384 91 3.80 1.347 9.2 0.8 3.0 4.4 1.50
DET (3 yrs) 25 15 .625 3.70 73 49 14 12 4 3 367.0 392 175 151 30 131 14 121 15 0 12 1563 110 4.25 1.425 9.6 0.7 3.2 3.0 0.92
HOU (3 yrs) 29 32 .475 3.75 131 61 29 17 5 2 498.2 487 245 208 31 160 21 344 31 1 19 2119 96 3.11 1.297 8.8 0.6 2.9 6.2 2.15
BOS (1 yr) 1 3 .250 11.10 7 4 0 0 0 0 24.1 45 30 30 6 12 0 4 4 0 1 128 39 7.60 2.342 16.6 2.2 4.4 1.5 0.33
LAD (1 yr) 3 0 1.000 2.14 50 1 26 0 0 8 71.1 54 18 17 0 30 9 46 2 0 6 293 129 2.44 1.178 6.8 0.0 3.8 5.8 1.53
NL (10 yrs) 119 95 .556 3.76 396 252 69 62 23 12 1840.0 1835 864 768 140 607 83 1016 79 4 71 7796 93 3.56 1.327 9.0 0.7 3.0 5.0 1.67
AL (3 yrs) 26 18 .591 4.16 80 53 14 12 4 3 391.1 437 205 181 36 143 14 125 19 0 13 1691 99 4.46 1.482 10.1 0.8 3.3 2.9 0.87
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
1968 25 LAD NL 71.1 50 1 18 2.27 3.46 -0.17 -0.13 92.6 3.25 7 0.9 1.8 0.2 1.8 13 .517 .505
1969 26 HOU NL 82.2 52 4 45 4.90 4.05 -0.46 -0.12 98.7 4.33 -6 -0.7 1.3 -0.2 -0.0 2 .487 .496
1970 27 HOU NL 187.2 46 24 102 4.89 4.48 -0.39 0.03 96.4 4.72 -6 -0.6 1.2 -0.1 1.0 14 .487 .496
1971 28 HOU NL 228.1 33 33 98 3.86 4.01 -0.02 0.06 95.5 3.91 -1 -0.1 -0.1 1.8 20 .496 .499
1972 29 CIN NL 217.2 36 31 83 3.43 3.83 0.33 0.05 94.8 3.36 -5 -0.5 1.1 -0.1 1.2 15 .485 .497
1973 ★ 30 CIN NL 293.1 40 40 112 3.44 4.10 0.28 0.12 92.1 3.63 6 0.7 -0.2 3.1 30 .517 .504 AS,CYA-4,MVP-23
1974 31 CIN NL 212.1 36 35 105 4.45 4.13 0.38 0.13 97.6 3.78 -17 -1.8 .1 -0.1 -0.0 2 .449 .489 CYA-6,MVP-16
1975 32 CIN NL 208.0 33 32 100 4.33 3.99 0.39 0.12 99.4 3.70 -16 -1.7 .6 -0.1 0.0 2 .448 .489
1976 33 CIN NL 177.0 34 29 96 4.88 3.84 0.04 0.09 100.1 3.89 -21 -2.3 1.0 -0.1 -0.8 -6 .433 .486
1977 34 CIN NL 161.2 36 23 105 5.85 4.32 -0.01 0.09 100.7 4.45 -26 -2.6 1.6 -0.2 -1.4 -11 .428 .484
1978 35 DET AL 201.2 30 30 95 4.24 4.21 0.12 0.13 102.1 4.31 2 0.2 -0.1 2.0 20 .506 .501
1979 36 DET AL 158.0 35 19 74 4.22 4.78 -0.04 0.01 103.1 4.98 13 1.4 1.5 -0.0 2.9 30 .539 .509
1980 37 DET AL 7.1 8 0 6 7.36 4.91 -0.14 -0.39 102.4 4.77 -2 -0.2 1.6 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .473 .499
1980 37 BOS AL 24.1 7 4 30 11.10 4.23 0.07 0.01 110.4 4.60 -18 -1.5 .8 0.0 -1.2 -15 .290 .491
13 Seasons 2231.1 476 305 1069 4.31 4.12 0.10 0.07 97.7 4.01 -91 -9.0 1.4 -1.3 10.2 114 .481 .497
CIN (6 yrs) 1270.0 215 190 601 4.26 4.03 0.25 0.10 96.9 3.76 -80 -8.3 1.3 -0.8 2.1 32 .461 .492
DET (3 yrs) 367.0 73 49 175 4.29 4.47 0.05 0.07 102.6 4.61 13 1.3 1.5 -0.2 4.7 49 .518 .504
HOU (3 yrs) 498.2 131 61 245 4.42 4.19 -0.23 0.02 96.4 4.28 -13 -1.4 1.3 -0.4 2.8 36 .489 .497
BOS (1 yr) 24.1 7 4 30 11.10 4.23 0.07 0.01 110.4 4.60 -18 -1.5 .8 0.0 -1.2 -15 .290 .491
LAD (1 yr) 71.1 50 1 18 2.27 3.46 -0.17 -0.13 92.6 3.25 7 0.9 1.8 0.2 1.8 13 .517 .505

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
1972 29 CIN NL NLCS W PIT 0 0 3.86 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 0 2 0 4 1 0 0 21 1.500 9.6 0.0 3.9 7.7 2.00
1972 29 CIN NL WS L OAK 1 0 1.000 0.00 3 2 1 0 0 1 13.2 6 1 0 0 4 1 11 0 0 0 50 0.732 4.0 0.0 2.6 7.2 2.75
1973 30 CIN NL NLCS L NYM 0 1 .000 4.50 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 9 6 6 0 4 0 9 0 0 0 50 1.083 6.8 0.0 3.0 6.8 2.25
1975 ❍ 32 CIN NL WS W BOS 0 0 1.00 3 1 0 0 0 0 9.0 8 2 1 0 5 0 7 1 0 0 40 1.444 8.0 0.0 5.0 7.0 1.40
1976 ❍ 33 CIN NL WS W NYY 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.4
4 Yrs (5 Series) 2 1 .667 1.93 10 6 2 0 0 1 42.0 28 11 9 0 15 1 32 2 0 0 169 1.024 6.0 0.0 3.2 6.9 2.13
2 NLCS 0 1 .000 4.32 3 3 0 0 0 0 16.2 14 8 8 0 6 0 13 1 0 0 71 1.200 7.6 0.0 3.2 7.0 2.17
3 WS 2 0 1.000 0.36 7 3 2 0 0 1 25.1 14 3 1 0 9 1 19 1 0 0 98 0.908 5.0 0.0 3.2 6.8 2.11

Standard Batting

More Stats

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
1968 25 LAD NL 50 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -17 0 1 0 2 0 0 1
1969 26 HOU NL 52 18 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .071 .235 .071 .307 -9 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
1970 27 HOU NL 46 69 58 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 27 .103 .161 .103 .265 -26 6 1 0 7 0 0 1
1971 28 HOU NL 33 81 73 1 9 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 30 .123 .133 .123 .257 -26 9 2 0 6 1 0 1
1972 29 CIN NL 36 78 71 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 29 .070 .096 .085 .180 -47 6 1 0 5 0 0 1
1973 ★ 30 CIN NL 40 109 93 2 6 3 0 0 4 0 0 3 32 .065 .094 .097 .191 -46 9 1 0 13 0 0 1 AS,CYA-4,MVP-23
1974 31 CIN NL 36 79 67 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 31 .075 .088 .075 .163 -54 5 1 0 11 0 0 1 CYA-6,MVP-16
1975 32 CIN NL 33 83 65 5 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 8 22 .108 .205 .108 .313 -12 7 0 0 10 0 0 1
1976 33 CIN NL 34 70 59 4 14 3 0 0 4 0 0 3 12 .237 .274 .288 .562 59 17 1 0 8 0 0 1
1977 34 CIN NL 36 63 56 3 9 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 17 .161 .175 .179 .354 -5 10 2 0 6 0 0 1
1978 35 DET AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1979 36 DET AL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1980 37 TOT AL 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1980 37 DET AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1980 37 BOS AL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
13 Yrs 476 656 559 21 62 8 0 0 23 0 0 27 206 .111 .152 .125 .277 -21 70 10 0 69 1 0
162 Game Avg. 162 223 190 7 21 3 0 0 8 0 0 9 70 .111 .152 .125 .277 -21 24 3 0 23 0 0
CIN (6 yrs) 215 482 411 16 46 8 0 0 18 0 0 18 143 .112 .149 .131 .281 -21 54 6 0 53 0 0
DET (3 yrs) 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
HOU (3 yrs) 131 168 145 5 16 0 0 0 5 0 0 8 62 .110 .156 .110 .266 -24 16 3 0 14 1 0
BOS (1 yr) 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LAD (1 yr) 50 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -17 0 1 0 2 0 0
NL (10 yrs) 396 656 559 21 62 8 0 0 23 0 0 27 206 .111 .152 .125 .277 -21 70 10 0 69 1 0
AL (3 yrs) 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
1968 25 LAD NL 50 6 -1 -0 -0 0 1 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 0.1 -0 1
1969 26 HOU NL 52 18 -2 -0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.1 -0 1
1970 27 HOU NL 46 69 -11 -0 -0 0 8 -4 -0.3 0 -4 -0.3 .492 .498 -0.4 0.0 -4 1
1971 28 HOU NL 33 81 -13 -0 0 0 9 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .488 .497 -0.4 0.0 -4 1
1972 29 CIN NL 36 78 -13 -0 -0 0 8 -6 -0.6 0 -6 -0.6 .482 .496 -0.7 0.0 -6 1
1973 ★ 30 CIN NL 40 109 -18 -0 0 0 12 -6 -0.7 0 -6 -0.7 .483 .496 -0.7 -0.0 -6 1 AS,CYA-4,MVP-23
1974 31 CIN NL 36 79 -15 0 -0 0 8 -6 -0.7 0 -6 -0.7 .480 .496 -0.7 0.0 -6 1 CYA-6,MVP-16
1975 32 CIN NL 33 83 -9 0 0 0 9 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .501 0.1 0.0 1 1
1976 33 CIN NL 34 70 -4 0 0 0 8 4 0.5 0 4 0.5 .513 .503 0.4 0.0 4 1
1977 34 CIN NL 36 63 -9 0 0 0 8 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1 1
1978 35 DET AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1979 36 DET AL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1980 37 DET AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1980 37 BOS AL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
13 Seasons 476 656 -94 -1 1 0 73 -21 -2.4 0 -21 -2.4 .495 .499 -2.5 0.3 -21
CIN (6 yrs) 215 482 -67 -0 0 0 53 -14 -1.7 0 -14 -1.7 .492 .498 -1.7 0.1 -14
DET (3 yrs) 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 1
HOU (3 yrs) 131 168 -26 -0 0 0 19 -7 -0.8 0 -7 -0.8 .494 .499 -0.8 0.1 -7
BOS (1 yr) 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
LAD (1 yr) 50 6 -1 -0 -0 0 1 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 0.1 -0

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
1972 29 CIN NL NLCS PIT W 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 29 CIN NL WS OAK L 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 30 CIN NL NLCS NYM L 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
1975 ❍ 32 CIN NL WS BOS W 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 ❍ 33 CIN NL WS NYY W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Yrs (5 Series) 10 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2 NLCS 3 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
3 WS 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1968 LAD NL 25 P 50 1 0 71.1 21 5 15 1 1 .952 2.52 0.40 .958 2.01 2.02 6 4 40% 40% 0
1969 HOU NL 26 P 52 4 1 82.2 16 3 12 1 1 .938 1.63 0.29 .958 1.95 1.94 6 4 40% 40% 1
1970 HOU NL 27 P 46 24 8 187.2 45 13 30 2 1 .956 2.06 0.93 .951 1.85 1.84 3 4 57% 33% 0
1971 HOU NL 28 P 33 33 8 228.1 56 20 32 4 3 .929 2.05 1.58 .954 1.90 1.90 9 7 44% 35% 0
1972 CIN NL 29 P 36 31 8 217.2 43 14 28 1 0 .977 1.74 1.17 .950 1.78 1.78 5 6 55% 37% 0
1973 CIN NL 30 P 40 40 16 293.1 73 18 53 2 3 .973 2.18 1.78 .950 1.88 1.88 12 11 48% 36% 1 AS,CYA-4,MVP-23
1974 CIN NL 31 P 36 35 8 212.1 50 14 35 1 1 .980 2.08 1.36 .944 1.88 1.88 7 12 63% 33% 1 CYA-6,MVP-16
1975 CIN NL 32 P 33 32 5 208.0 32 8 24 0 5 1.000 1.38 0.97 .946 1.86 1.86 8 7 47% 32% 0
1976 CIN NL 33 P 34 29 5 177.0 36 10 25 1 1 .972 1.78 1.03 .950 1.88 1.87 12 5 29% 33% 1
1977 CIN NL 34 P 36 23 3 161.2 47 12 34 1 2 .979 2.56 1.28 .950 1.85 1.85 10 8 44% 35% 0
1978 DET AL 35 P 30 30 10 201.2 40 9 30 1 0 .975 1.74 1.30 .954 1.90 1.88 14 10 42% 38% 1
1979 DET AL 36 P 35 19 2 158.0 29 6 21 2 3 .931 1.54 0.77 .949 1.92 1.89 12 11 48% 36% 0
1980 TOT AL 37 P 15 4 0 31.2 6 1 5 0 0 1.000 1.71 0.40 .957 1.85 1.85 4 1 20% 35% 0
1980 DET AL 37 P 8 0 0 7.1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.45 0.25 .955 1.84 1.85 0 0 0
1980 BOS AL 37 P 7 4 0 24.1 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.48 0.57 .958 1.85 1.86 4 1 20% 35% 0
13 Seasons P 476 305 74 2231.1 494 133 344 17 21 .966 1.92 1.00 .951 1.88 1.89 108 90 45% 36% 5
13 Seasons TOT 476 305 74 2231.1 494 133 344 17 21 .966 1.92 1.00 .951 1.88 1.89 108 90 45% 36% 5
Note: Complete player games played data.
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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Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • 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.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1986 BBWAA ( 0.2%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1973 NL (23, 2%)
1974 NL (16, 1%)
0.03 Career Shares (1281st)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
1973 NL (4, 25%)
1974 NL (6, 7%)
0.32 Career Shares (141st)

Wins s c a p y
1973 NL  19 (2nd)
1974 NL  19 (3rd)
1975 NL  15 (9th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1973 NL  .655 (4th)
1974 NL  .633 (8th)
1978 AL  .652 (10th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1973 NL  293.3 (1st)

Games Started s c a p y
1973 NL  40 (1st)

Complete Games s c a p y
1973 NL  16 (3rd)

Shutouts s c a p y
1972 NL  4 (6th)
1973 NL  7 (1st)
1974 NL  3 (8th)
1977 NL  2 (9th)
1978 AL  4 (5th)
Career  27 (145th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1972 NL  18 (10th)
1975 NL  22 (7th)

Hits s c a p y
1973 NL  257 (6th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1970 NL  0.480 (4th)
1971 NL  0.355 (4th)

Losses s c a p y
1971 NL  16 (6th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1973 NL  99 (9th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1970 NL  11 (9th)
1973 NL  10 (5th)
Career  84 (169th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1970 NL  10 (2nd)
1971 NL  16 (1st)
1972 NL  7 (6th)
1973 NL  10 (3rd)
1974 NL  6 (9th)
1975 NL  9 (2nd)
1977 NL  10 (1st)
1978 AL  8 (4th)
1979 AL  7 (8th)
Career  98 (92nd)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1973 NL  1,205 (2nd)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1970 NL  3.07 (4th)
1971 NL  2.85 (10th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1971 NL  1.6 (10th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1973 NL  13 (5th)

Assists as P s c a p y
1973 NL  53 (2nd)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1971 NL  4 (5th)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1975 NL  1.000 (1st)


Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 5 (433), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 32 (763), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 33 (421), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 15 (518), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (888th), 7.7 career WAR/11.8 7yr-peak WAR/9.7 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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