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Gibby Brack

Gilbert Herman Brack

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: March 29, 1908 in Chicago, IL (All Transactions)
Debut: April 23, 1937 (Age 29.025)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1937 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Dodgers 1937-1939

Final Game: September 28, 1939 (Age 31.183)
Died: January 20, 1960 in Greenville, TX
Buried: Memory Land Cemetery, Greenville, TX
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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
1937 29 BRO NL 112 419 372 60 102 27 9 5 38 9 44 93 .274 .351 .435 .786 111 162 6 0 3 O879
1938 30 TOT NL 112 362 338 50 93 22 5 5 34 3 22 44 .275 .321 .414 .736 100 140 5 1 1 897
1938 30 BRO NL 40 60 56 10 12 2 1 1 6 1 4 14 .214 .267 .339 .606 64 19 0 0 0 O/79
1938 30 PHI NL 72 302 282 40 81 20 4 4 28 2 18 30 .287 .332 .429 .761 108 121 5 1 1 O897
1939 31 PHI NL 91 301 270 40 78 21 4 6 41 1 26 49 .289 .351 .463 .814 123 125 4 0 4 O93/87
3 Yrs 315 1082 980 150 273 70 18 16 113 13 92 186 .279 .341 .436 .777 111 427 15 1 8
162 Game Avg. 162 556 504 77 140 36 9 8 58 7 47 96 .279 .341 .436 .777 111 220 8 1 4
PHI (2 yrs) 163 603 552 80 159 41 8 10 69 3 44 79 .288 .342 .446 .787 115 246 9 1 5
BRO (2 yrs) 152 479 428 70 114 29 10 6 44 10 48 107 .266 .340 .423 .763 105 181 6 0 3

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
1937 29 BRO NL 112 419 4 -0 0 0 -4 -0 -0.1 14 13 1.4 .500 .500 1.4 -0.4 13 O879
1938 30 BRO NL 40 60 -3 -0 0 0 -1 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .490 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -2 O/79
1938 30 PHI NL 72 302 2 -0 0 -3 -2 -3 -0.4 10 7 0.7 .496 .498 1.0 -0.6 10 O897
1939 31 PHI NL 91 301 7 0 0 -5 -3 -1 -0.1 10 9 0.9 .499 .500 1.5 -0.9 14 O93/87
3 Seasons 315 1082 10 -0 0 -8 -9 -8 -1.0 35 28 2.7 .498 .499 3.6 -1.9 36
PHI (2 yrs) 163 603 10 -0 0 -8 -5 -4 -0.5 20 16 1.6 .498 .499 2.5 -1.5 24
BRO (2 yrs) 152 479 1 -0 0 0 -4 -4 -0.5 16 12 1.1 .497 .499 1.2 -0.5 12

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
1937 BRO NL 29 OF 101 91 76 225 208 10 7 0 .969 2.16 .974 2.24
1937 BRO NL 29 CF 42 39 33 114 107 4 3 0 .974 2.64 .977 2.63
1937 BRO NL 29 LF 40 39 32 85 76 6 3 0 .965 2.05 .973 2.10
1937 BRO NL 29 RF 28 13 11 26 25 0 1 0 .962 0.89 .972 1.99
1938 TOT NL 30 OF 81 76 64 196 182 8 6 3 .969 2.35 .976 2.34
1938 TOT NL 30 RF 30 24 20 61 53 4 4 1 .934 1.90 .978 2.08
1938 TOT NL 30 LF 19 14 11 30 28 2 0 2 1.000 1.58 .971 2.23
1938 BRO NL 30 OF 13 8 4 29 26 3 0 1 1.000 2.23 .976 2.34
1938 BRO NL 30 LF 7 5 3 15 14 1 0 1 1.000 2.14 .971 2.23
1938 BRO NL 30 RF 6 3 1 14 12 2 0 0 1.000 2.33 .978 2.08
1938 PHI NL 30 OF 68 68 60 167 156 5 6 2 .964 2.37 .976 2.34
1938 PHI NL 30 CF 38 38 33 105 101 2 2 0 .981 2.71 .978 2.73
1938 PHI NL 30 RF 24 21 19 47 41 2 4 1 .915 1.79 .978 2.08
1938 PHI NL 30 LF 12 9 8 15 14 1 0 1 1.000 1.25 .971 2.23
1939 PHI NL 31 OF 48 44 41 97 89 4 4 1 .959 1.94 .975 2.32
1939 PHI NL 31 RF 40 38 35 74 69 3 2 0 .973 1.80 .973 2.12
1939 PHI NL 31 1B 19 19 19 169 158 7 4 11 .976 8.68 .989 10.24
1939 PHI NL 31 CF 6 6 6 22 19 1 2 1 .909 3.33 .977 2.70
1939 PHI NL 31 LF 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50 .970 2.15
3 Seasons OF 230 211 181 518 479 22 17 4 .967 2.18 .975 2.29
3 Seasons RF 98 75 66 161 147 7 7 1 .957 1.57 .975 2.07
3 Seasons CF 86 83 72 241 227 7 7 1 .971 2.72 .977 2.68
3 Seasons LF 61 53 43 116 105 8 3 2 .974 1.85 .972 2.14
1 Season 1B 19 19 19 169 158 7 4 11 .976 8.68 .989 10.24
3 Seasons TOT 249 230 200 687 637 29 21 15 .969 2.67 .978 2.90
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
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.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
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

Strikeouts s c a p y
1937 NL  93 (2nd)

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1937 NL  6 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1938 NL  2 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1939 NL  1 (4th)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1938 NL  4 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1938 NL  1 (4th)

                           

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Name and misspellings: Gilbert Gibby Herman Brack

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