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Sheriff Blake

John Frederick Blake

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: September 17, 1899 in Ansted, WV
School: West Virginia Wesleyan College (Buckhannon, WV) (All Transactions)
Debut: June 29, 1920 (Age 20.286)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1924 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Browns/Phillies/Cardinals/Pirates 1920-1937

Final Game: September 26, 1937 (Age 38.009)
Died: October 31, 1982 in Beckley, WV
Buried: Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, WV
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Fine Details  · Last updated Oct 24, 2014 6:17AM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #1019. Brad Ziegler… #1020. Bruce Chen… #1021. Ray Scarborough… #1022. SHERIFF BLAKE… #1023. Al Smith… #1024. Warren Hacker… #1025. Billy Loes… 

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
1920 20 PIT NL 0 0 8.10 6 0 5 0 0 0 13.1 21 14 12 0 6 7 1 0 2 65 41 3.27 2.025 14.2 0.0 4.1 4.7 1.17
1924 24 CHC NL 6 6 .500 4.57 29 11 8 4 0 1 106.1 123 58 54 3 44 42 2 0 1 469 85 3.91 1.571 10.4 0.3 3.7 3.6 0.95
1925 25 CHC NL 10 18 .357 4.86 36 31 3 14 0 2 231.1 260 144 125 17 114 93 5 0 3 1046 90 4.81 1.617 10.1 0.7 4.4 3.6 0.82
1926 26 CHC NL 11 12 .478 3.60 39 27 9 11 4 1 197.2 204 91 79 7 92 95 6 0 6 849 108 3.90 1.497 9.3 0.3 4.2 4.3 1.03
1927 27 CHC NL 13 14 .481 3.29 32 27 3 13 2 0 224.1 238 101 82 3 82 64 4 0 4 963 119 3.78 1.426 9.5 0.1 3.3 2.6 0.78
1928 28 CHC NL 17 11 .607 2.47 34 29 5 16 4 1 240.2 209 80 66 4 101 78 3 0 3 995 157 3.77 1.288 7.8 0.1 3.8 2.9 0.77
1929 29 CHC NL 14 13 .519 4.29 35 29 3 13 1 1 218.1 244 122 104 8 103 70 2 0 4 962 107 4.44 1.589 10.1 0.3 4.2 2.9 0.68
1930 30 CHC NL 10 14 .417 4.82 34 24 4 7 0 0 186.2 213 127 100 14 99 80 3 0 4 856 101 5.26 1.671 10.3 0.7 4.8 3.9 0.81
1931 31 TOT NL 4 9 .308 5.43 30 14 10 1 0 2 121.0 154 83 73 6 61 60 4 0 6 573 76 4.38 1.777 11.5 0.4 4.5 4.5 0.98
1931 31 CHC NL 0 4 .000 5.22 16 5 7 0 0 1 50.0 64 34 29 4 26 29 1 0 2 238 75 4.61 1.800 11.5 0.7 4.7 5.2 1.12
1931 31 PHI NL 4 5 .444 5.58 14 9 3 1 0 1 71.0 90 49 44 2 35 31 3 0 4 335 77 4.21 1.761 11.4 0.3 4.4 3.9 0.89
1937 37 TOT MLB 2 5 .286 5.49 29 3 11 2 0 1 80.1 100 56 49 6 38 32 0 0 2 372 80 4.63 1.718 11.2 0.7 4.3 3.6 0.84
1937 37 SLB AL 2 2 .500 7.61 15 1 6 0 0 1 36.2 55 33 31 5 20 12 0 0 1 180 64 5.80 2.045 13.5 1.2 4.9 2.9 0.60
1937 37 STL NL 0 3 .000 3.71 14 2 5 2 0 0 43.2 45 23 18 1 18 20 0 0 1 192 107 3.66 1.443 9.3 0.2 3.7 4.1 1.11
10 Yrs 87 102 .460 4.13 304 195 61 81 11 9 1620.0 1766 876 744 68 740 621 30 0 35 7150 102 4.29 1.547 9.8 0.4 4.1 3.5 0.84
162 Game Avg. 12 14 .460 4.13 41 27 8 11 1 1 221 241 119 101 9 101 85 4 0 5 974 102 4.29 1.547 9.8 0.4 4.1 3.5 0.84
CHC (8 yrs) 81 92 .468 3.95 255 183 42 78 11 7 1455.1 1555 757 639 60 661 551 26 0 27 6378 106 4.29 1.523 9.6 0.4 4.1 3.4 0.83
PIT (1 yr) 0 0 8.10 6 0 5 0 0 0 13.1 21 14 12 0 6 7 1 0 2 65 41 3.27 2.025 14.2 0.0 4.1 4.7 1.17
PHI (1 yr) 4 5 .444 5.58 14 9 3 1 0 1 71.0 90 49 44 2 35 31 3 0 4 335 77 4.21 1.761 11.4 0.3 4.4 3.9 0.89
STL (1 yr) 0 3 .000 3.71 14 2 5 2 0 0 43.2 45 23 18 1 18 20 0 0 1 192 107 3.66 1.443 9.3 0.2 3.7 4.1 1.11
SLB (1 yr) 2 2 .500 7.61 15 1 6 0 0 1 36.2 55 33 31 5 20 12 0 0 1 180 64 5.80 2.045 13.5 1.2 4.9 2.9 0.60
NL (10 yrs) 85 100 .459 4.05 289 194 55 81 11 8 1583.1 1711 843 713 63 720 609 30 0 34 6970 103 4.26 1.535 9.7 0.4 4.1 3.5 0.85
AL (1 yr) 2 2 .500 7.61 15 1 6 0 0 1 36.2 55 33 31 5 20 12 0 0 1 180 64 5.80 2.045 13.5 1.2 4.9 2.9 0.60
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
1920 20 PIT NL 13.1 6 0 14 9.45 3.68 0.17 0.00 109.6 3.84 -8 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -7 .361 .495
1924 24 CHC NL 106.1 29 11 58 4.91 4.73 0.15 0.00 99.1 4.54 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.1 0.5 5 .486 .498
1925 25 CHC NL 231.1 36 31 144 5.60 5.25 0.18 0.00 103.3 5.23 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 0.9 13 .474 .494
1926 26 CHC NL 197.2 39 27 91 4.14 4.60 0.23 0.00 103.0 4.50 7 0.7 1.0 -0.1 2.3 25 .519 .505
1927 27 CHC NL 224.1 32 27 101 4.05 4.49 0.17 0.00 98.0 4.23 6 0.6 1.0 -0.2 2.3 24 .519 .504
1928 28 CHC NL 240.2 34 29 80 2.99 4.71 0.32 0.00 98.3 4.31 35 3.8 1.0 -0.1 5.6 56 .610 .523
1929 29 CHC NL 218.1 35 29 122 5.03 5.18 0.23 0.00 97.3 4.82 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.1 1.2 17 .486 .497
1930 30 CHC NL 186.2 34 24 127 6.12 5.65 0.03 0.00 97.9 5.51 -13 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 0.4 7 .468 .493 $10,000
1931 31 CHC NL 50.0 16 5 34 6.12 4.28 0.01 0.00 100.6 4.30 -10 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -6 .439 .494
1931 31 PHI NL 71.0 14 9 49 6.21 4.74 -0.32 0.00 111.1 5.62 -4 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .468 .497
1937 37 SLB AL 36.2 15 1 33 8.10 5.38 -0.34 0.00 102.8 5.88 -9 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -5 .447 .495 $4,000
1937 37 STL NL 43.2 14 2 23 4.74 4.60 -0.18 0.00 100.2 4.79 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.4 4 .502 .500
10 Seasons 1620.0 304 195 876 4.87 4.91 0.14 0.00 100.3 4.78 -16 -0.8 1.0 -0.9 12.2 133 .497 .501 $14,000
CHC (8 yrs) 1455.1 255 183 757 4.68 4.92 0.19 0.00 99.6 4.72 6 1.3 1.0 -0.8 12.8 140 .505 .502 $10,000
PIT (1 yr) 13.1 6 0 14 9.45 3.68 0.17 0.00 109.6 3.84 -8 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -7 .361 .495
PHI (1 yr) 71.0 14 9 49 6.21 4.74 -0.32 0.00 111.1 5.62 -4 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .468 .497
STL (1 yr) 43.2 14 2 23 4.74 4.60 -0.18 0.00 100.2 4.79 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.4 4 .502 .500
SLB (1 yr) 36.2 15 1 33 8.10 5.38 -0.34 0.00 102.8 5.88 -9 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -5 .447 .495 $4,000

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
1929 29 CHC NL WS L PHA 0 1 .000 13.50 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 6.8
1 WS 0 1 .000 13.50 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 6.8

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
1920 20 PIT NL 6 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 42 1 0 0 /1
1924 24 CHC NL 29 33 31 5 9 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 1 .290 .313 .355 .667 78 11 0 1 1
1925 25 CHC NL 36 84 79 4 12 1 0 0 7 0 0 2 21 .152 .173 .165 .337 -14 13 0 3 1
1926 26 CHC NL 39 71 65 2 14 0 0 0 4 0 2 9 .215 .250 .215 .465 26 14 1 3 1
1927 27 CHC NL 32 88 83 2 16 0 0 0 3 0 1 10 .193 .202 .193 .395 5 16 0 4 1
1928 28 CHC NL 35 97 88 10 19 1 0 0 5 0 1 13 .216 .233 .227 .461 21 20 1 7 1
1929 29 CHC NL 38 90 81 11 14 2 0 0 4 0 4 10 .173 .212 .198 .409 2 16 0 5 1
1930 30 CHC NL 36 71 66 5 15 0 0 0 2 0 2 14 .227 .250 .227 .477 16 15 0 3 1
1931 31 TOT NL 30 42 41 6 14 1 0 0 2 0 1 9 .341 .357 .366 .723 90 15 0 0 1
1931 31 CHC NL 16 16 16 4 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 167 8 0 0 1
1931 31 PHI NL 14 26 25 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 7 .240 .269 .280 .549 43 7 0 0 1
1937 37 TOT MLB 29 22 20 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 5 4 0 0 2 1
1937 37 SLB AL 15 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .100 .100 .200 -49 1 0 1 1
1937 37 STL NL 14 11 10 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .300 .300 .600 63 3 0 0 1 1
10 Yrs 310 602 558 46 118 5 1 0 30 0 1 14 91 .211 .233 .224 .457 18 125 0 2 28
162 Game Avg. 162 315 292 24 62 3 1 0 16 0 7 48 .211 .233 .224 .457 18 65 1 15
CHC (8 yrs) 261 550 509 43 107 4 1 0 29 0 1 13 80 .210 .233 .222 .455 17 113 2 26
PIT (1 yr) 6 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 42 1 0 0
PHI (1 yr) 14 26 25 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 7 .240 .269 .280 .549 43 7 0 0
STL (1 yr) 14 11 10 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .300 .300 .600 63 3 0 0 1
SLB (1 yr) 15 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .100 .100 .200 -49 1 0 1
NL (10 yrs) 295 591 548 46 117 5 1 0 30 0 1 14 88 .214 .236 .226 .462 20 124 0 2 27
AL (1 yr) 15 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .100 .100 .200 -49 1 0 1

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
1920 20 PIT NL 6 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1924 24 CHC NL 29 33 -1 -0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 1
1925 25 CHC NL 36 84 -15 0 0 0 9 -6 -0.6 0 -6 -0.6 .484 .497 -0.6 -0.0 -6 1
1926 26 CHC NL 39 71 -7 0 0 0 7 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1
1927 27 CHC NL 32 88 -11 0 0 0 9 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .491 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 1
1928 28 CHC NL 35 97 -11 0 0 0 10 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 1
1929 29 CHC NL 38 90 -13 0 0 0 10 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .492 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 1
1930 30 CHC NL 36 71 -10 0 0 0 7 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $10,000 1
1931 31 CHC NL 16 16 1 0 0 0 2 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .520 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 1
1931 31 PHI NL 14 26 -2 0 0 0 3 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
1937 37 SLB AL 15 11 -3 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .491 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $4,000 1
1937 37 STL NL 14 11 -1 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
10 Seasons 310 602 -72 0 0 0 62 -9 -0.9 0 -9 -0.9 .497 .499 -0.8 -0.1 -9 $14,000
CHC (8 yrs) 261 550 -67 0 0 0 57 -9 -0.9 0 -9 -0.9 .497 .499 -0.9 -0.1 -9 $10,000
PIT (1 yr) 6 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
PHI (1 yr) 14 26 -2 0 0 0 3 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .500 0.1 0.0 1
STL (1 yr) 14 11 -1 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 0.0 1
SLB (1 yr) 15 11 -3 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .491 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $4,000

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
1929 29 CHC NL WS PHA L 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
1 WS 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 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 Awards
1920 PIT NL 20 P 6 0 0 13.1 3 1 2 0 1 1.000 2.02 0.50 .957 2.77 2.83
1924 CHC NL 24 P 29 11 4 106.1 32 2 30 0 0 1.000 2.71 1.10 .965 2.52 2.51
1925 CHC NL 25 P 36 31 14 231.1 61 7 52 2 6 .967 2.30 1.64 .957 2.44 2.41
1926 CHC NL 26 P 39 27 11 197.2 64 9 54 1 1 .984 2.87 1.62 .958 2.57 2.53
1927 CHC NL 27 P 32 27 13 224.1 78 10 64 4 5 .949 2.97 2.31 .958 2.33 2.31
1928 CHC NL 28 P 34 29 16 240.2 55 4 48 3 3 .945 1.94 1.53 .966 2.42 2.41
1929 CHC NL 29 P 35 29 13 218.1 51 6 43 2 1 .961 2.02 1.40 .964 2.39 2.35
1930 CHC NL 30 P 34 24 7 186.2 58 7 50 1 4 .983 2.75 1.68 .964 2.21 2.18
1931 TOT NL 31 P 30 14 1 121.0 44 6 38 0 3 1.000 3.27 1.47 .959 2.22 2.19
1931 CHC NL 31 P 16 5 0 50.0 17 1 16 0 1 1.000 3.06 1.06 .959 2.21 2.19
1931 PHI NL 31 P 14 9 1 71.0 27 5 22 0 2 1.000 3.42 1.93 .959 2.22 2.19
1937 TOT MLB 37 P 29 3 2 80.1 23 3 20 0 0 1.000 2.58 0.79 .956 2.24 2.18
1937 SLB AL 37 P 15 1 0 36.2 10 2 8 0 0 1.000 2.45 0.67 .954 2.06 2.01
1937 STL NL 37 P 14 2 2 43.2 13 1 12 0 0 1.000 2.68 0.93 .958 2.39 2.36
10 Seasons P 304 195 81 1620.0 469 55 401 13 24 .972 2.53 1.50 .961 2.39 2.36
10 Seasons TOT 304 195 81 1620.0 469 55 401 13 24 .972 2.53 1.50 .961 2.39 2.36
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
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1928 NL  5.6 (8th)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1928 NL  5.6 (3rd)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1927 NL  3.29 (10th)
1928 NL  2.47 (2nd)

Wins s c a p y
1928 NL  17 (9th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1928 NL  7.816 (2nd)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1925 NL  3.618 (7th)
1926 NL  4.326 (4th)
1928 NL  2.917 (9th)
1930 NL  3.857 (7th)

Games Played s c a p y
1925 NL  36 (9th)
1926 NL  39 (10th)

Saves s c a p y
1925 NL  2 (8th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1925 NL  93 (3rd)
1926 NL  95 (7th)
1928 NL  78 (9th)

Games Started s c a p y
1925 NL  31 (6th)
1929 NL  29 (10th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1928 NL  16 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1926 NL  4 (2nd)
1927 NL  2 (5th)
1928 NL  4 (1st)

Home Runs s c a p y
1925 NL  17 (6th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1925 NL  114 (2nd)
1926 NL  92 (1st)
1927 NL  82 (4th)
1928 NL  101 (4th)
1929 NL  103 (3rd)
1930 NL  99 (2nd)

Hits s c a p y
1925 NL  260 (10th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1927 NL  0.120 (2nd)
1928 NL  0.150 (2nd)
1929 NL  0.330 (3rd)

Losses s c a p y
1925 NL  18 (2nd)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1925 NL  125 (3rd)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1926 NL  6 (4th)
1927 NL  4 (7th)
1929 NL  4 (8th)
1931 NL  6 (4th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1926 NL  6 (8th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1925 NL  1,046 (9th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1928 NL  157 (2nd)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1928 NL  38 (3rd)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1928 NL  4.0 (3rd)

Assists as P s c a p y
1927 NL  64 (4th)
1930 NL  50 (4th)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
1927 NL  2.97 (4th)
1930 NL  2.75 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
1927 NL  2.31 (2nd)
1930 NL  1.68 (5th)

Oldest s c a p y
1937 AL  born 1899-09-17 (7th)
1937 NL  born 1899-09-17 (10th)

Youngest s c a p y
1920 NL  born 1899-09-17 (6th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 1 (856), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 38 (656), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 6 (1253), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Starting Pitcher (786th), 11.3 career WAR/12.2 7yr-peak WAR/11.7 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1930 30 Chicago Cubs $10,000 ? Undated HOF clip
1937 37 St. Louis Browns $4,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts SLB/STL
Career to date (may be incomplete)$14,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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