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Don Brennan

James Donald Brennan

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: December 2, 1903 in Augusta, ME
School: Georgetown University (Washington, DC)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 16, 1933 (Age 29.135)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1933 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Yankees/Giants 1933-1937

Final Game: September 29, 1937 (Age 33.301)
Died: April 26, 1953 in Boston, MA
Buried: St. Mary Cemetery, Augusta, ME
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Standard Pitching

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
1933 29 NYY AL 5 1 .833 4.98 18 10 6 3 0 3 85.0 92 56 47 4 47 46 0 2 1 391 79 3.99 1.635 9.7 0.4 5.0 4.9 0.98
1934 30 CIN NL 4 3 .571 3.81 28 7 13 2 0 2 78.0 89 51 33 3 35 31 1 0 0 349 106 4.21 1.590 10.3 0.3 4.0 3.6 0.89
1935 31 CIN NL 5 5 .500 3.15 38 5 18 2 1 5 114.1 101 43 40 4 44 48 4 1 1 477 126 3.93 1.268 8.0 0.3 3.5 3.8 1.09
1936 32 CIN NL 5 2 .714 4.39 41 4 23 0 0 9 94.1 117 60 46 2 35 40 1 0 4 424 87 3.84 1.611 11.2 0.2 3.3 3.8 1.14
1937 33 TOT NL 2 1 .667 6.75 16 0 5 0 0 0 25.1 37 22 19 1 19 7 1 0 1 132 58 5.37 2.211 13.1 0.4 6.8 2.5 0.37
1937 33 CIN NL 1 1 .500 6.75 10 0 3 0 0 0 16.0 25 14 12 1 10 6 0 0 0 82 56 4.98 2.188 14.1 0.6 5.6 3.4 0.60
1937 33 NYG NL 1 0 1.000 6.75 6 0 2 0 0 0 9.1 12 8 7 0 9 1 1 0 1 50 60 6.04 2.250 11.6 0.0 8.7 1.0 0.11
5 Yrs 21 12 .636 4.19 141 26 65 7 1 19 397.0 436 232 185 14 180 172 7 3 7 1773 94 4.07 1.552 9.9 0.3 4.1 3.9 0.96
162 Game Avg. 9 5 .636 4.19 57 11 26 3 0 8 162 178 94 75 6 73 70 3 1 3 722 94 4.07 1.552 9.9 0.3 4.1 3.9 0.96
CIN (4 yrs) 15 11 .577 3.90 117 16 57 4 1 16 302.2 332 168 131 10 124 125 6 1 5 1332 101 4.03 1.507 9.9 0.3 3.7 3.7 1.01
NYG (1 yr) 1 0 1.000 6.75 6 0 2 0 0 0 9.1 12 8 7 0 9 1 1 0 1 50 60 6.04 2.250 11.6 0.0 8.7 1.0 0.11
NYY (1 yr) 5 1 .833 4.98 18 10 6 3 0 3 85.0 92 56 47 4 47 46 0 2 1 391 79 3.99 1.635 9.7 0.4 5.0 4.9 0.98
NL (4 yrs) 16 11 .593 3.98 123 16 59 4 1 16 312.0 344 176 138 10 133 126 7 1 6 1382 99 4.09 1.529 9.9 0.3 3.8 3.6 0.95
AL (1 yr) 5 1 .833 4.98 18 10 6 3 0 3 85.0 92 56 47 4 47 46 0 2 1 391 79 3.99 1.635 9.7 0.4 5.0 4.9 0.98
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
1933 29 NYY AL 85.0 18 10 56 5.93 4.70 -0.25 0.00 90.9 4.50 -14 -1.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .428 .492
1934 30 CIN NL 78.0 28 7 51 5.88 4.75 -0.35 0.00 101.7 5.19 -7 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.0 1 .477 .496
1935 31 CIN NL 114.1 38 5 43 3.38 4.79 -0.11 0.00 100.4 4.92 19 1.9 1.0 -0.1 2.9 30 .551 .512
1936 32 CIN NL 94.1 41 4 60 5.72 4.67 -0.08 0.00 97.6 4.64 -12 -1.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .472 .493
1937 33 CIN NL 16.0 10 0 14 7.88 4.61 -0.09 0.00 97.9 4.60 -6 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .443 .496
1937 33 NYG NL 9.1 6 0 8 7.71 4.40 0.43 0.00 108.2 4.29 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .442 .498
5 Seasons 397.0 141 26 232 5.26 4.72 -0.17 0.00 98.0 4.79 -23 -2.1 1.0 -0.2 1.4 17 .485 .499
CIN (4 yrs) 302.2 117 16 168 5.00 4.73 -0.16 0.00 99.7 4.88 -5 -0.4 1.0 -0.2 2.1 23 .496 .500
NYG (1 yr) 9.1 6 0 8 7.71 4.40 0.43 0.00 108.2 4.29 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .442 .498
NYY (1 yr) 85.0 18 10 56 5.93 4.70 -0.25 0.00 90.9 4.50 -14 -1.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .428 .492

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
1937 33 NYG NL WS L NYY 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 0.667 3.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
1 WS 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 0.667 3.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
1933 29 NYY AL 391 1.0% 11.8% 12.0% 2.6% 11% 73%
1934 30 CIN NL 349 0.9% 8.9% 10.0% 2.3% 9% 78%
1935 31 CIN NL 477 0.8% 10.1% 9.2% 1.3% 6% 77%
1936 32 CIN NL 424 0.5% 9.4% 8.3% 81%
1937 33 TOT NL 132 0.8% 5.3% 14.4% 77%
1937 33 CIN NL 82 1.2% 7.3% 12.2% 79%
1937 33 NYG NL 50 0.0% 2.0% 18.0% 74%
5 Yrs 1773 0.8% 9.7% 10.2% 1.4% 6% 77%
MLB Averages 1.4% 8.6% 8.3% 3.1% 13% 80%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
1933 29 5 1 .833 4.98 18 10 6 3 0 3 85.0 92 56 47 4 47 46 0 2 1 391 79 1.635 9.7 0.4 5.0 4.9 0.98 79
1934 30 9 4 .692 4.42 46 17 19 5 0 5 163.0 181 107 80 7 82 77 1 2 1 740 90 1.613 10.0 0.4 4.5 4.3 0.94 90
1935 31 14 9 .609 3.89 84 22 37 7 1 10 277.1 282 150 120 11 126 125 5 3 2 1217 102 1.471 9.2 0.4 4.1 4.1 0.99 102
1936 32 19 11 .633 4.02 125 26 60 7 1 19 371.2 399 210 166 13 161 165 6 3 6 1641 98 1.507 9.7 0.3 3.9 4.0 1.02 98
1937 33 21 12 .636 4.19 141 26 65 7 1 19 397.0 436 232 185 14 180 172 7 3 7 1773 94 1.552 9.9 0.3 4.1 3.9 0.96 94

Neutralized Pitching

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
1933 29 4 6 .400 5.14 91.0 97 58 52 4 50 49 0 1.615 9.6 4.9 4.8 0.98 0.4 18
1934 30 4 5 .444 5.10 83.0 93 52 47 3 37 33 1 1.566 10.1 4.0 3.6 0.89 0.3 28
1935 31 7 6 .538 2.93 120.0 105 43 39 4 46 51 4 1.258 7.9 3.5 3.8 1.11 0.3 38
1936 32 5 6 .455 5.09 99.0 123 62 56 2 37 42 1 1.616 11.2 3.4 3.8 1.14 0.2 41
1937 33 1 2 .333 7.33 27.0 40 24 22 1 21 7 1 2.259 13.3 7.0 2.3 0.33 0.3 16
5 Yrs 21 25 .457 4.63 420.0 458 239 216 14 191 182 7 1.545 9.8 3.9 0.95 0.3 141

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Saves s c a p y
1935 NL  5 (5th)
1936 NL  9 (2nd)

Games Finished s c a p y
1935 NL  18 (6th)
1936 NL  23 (3rd)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 6 (1819), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 2 (1787), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (1311th), 1.1 career WAR/1.1 7yr-peak WAR/1.1 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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