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Dick Buckley

Richard D. Buckley

Positions: Catcher and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: September 21, 1858 in Troy, NY(All Transactions)
Debut: April 20, 1888 (Age 29.212, 1,238th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1888 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Browns/Giants/Hoosiers/Phillies 1888-1895

Last Game: September 28, 1895 (Age 37.007)
Died: December 12, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA
Buried: West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1888 IND NL 29 C 51 304 213 60 31 5 .898 5.35 .912 6.83 28 0 0
1888 IND NL 29 3B 22 57 17 28 12 4 .789 2.05 .877 3.13
1888 IND NL 29 1B 1 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 .977 10.50
1888 IND NL 29 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.90 0-0-1
1889 IND NL 30 C 55 268 182 53 33 2 .877 4.27 .910 6.00 14 0 0
1889 IND NL 30 3B 12 42 9 28 5 1 .881 3.08 .885 3.55
1889 IND NL 30 1B 1 3 3 0 0 1 1.000 3.00 .973 10.40
1889 IND NL 30 OF 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 .910 2.00 1-0-0
1890 NYG NL 31 C 62 492 365 93 34 4 .931 7.39 .926 6.10 39 129 94 42% 37%
1890 NYG NL 31 3B 8 19 3 11 5 0 .737 1.75 .884 3.51
1891 NYG NL 32 C 74 552 446 83 23 7 .958 7.15 .926 5.79 14 156 79 34% 37%
1891 NYG NL 32 3B 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00 .880 3.70
1892 STL NL 33 C 119 679 513 123 43 14 .937 5.34 .936 5.87 22 202 96 32% 37%
1892 STL NL 33 1B 2 23 22 1 0 1 1.000 11.50 .976 10.55
1893 STL NL 34 C 9 35 26 6 3 2 .914 3.56 .936 4.78 4 12 6 33% 37%
1894 TOT NL 35 C 69 328 245 68 15 4 .954 4.54 .924 4.63 12 134 76 36% 37%
1894 TOT NL 35 1B 2 14 13 1 0 0 1.000 7.00 .976 9.90
1894 STL NL 35 C 27 125 88 29 8 2 .936 4.33 .924 4.63 2 45 33 42% 37%
1894 STL NL 35 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 9.90
1894 PHI NL 35 C 42 203 157 39 7 2 .966 4.67 .924 4.63 10 89 43 33% 37%
1894 PHI NL 35 1B 1 14 13 1 0 0 1.000 14.00 .976 9.90
1895 PHI NL 36 C 38 197 152 29 16 5 .919 4.76 .938 4.65 6 65 30 32% 37%
8 Seasons C 477 2855 2142 515 198 43 .931 5.57 .926 5.71 139 698 381 35% 37%
4 Seasons 3B 43 121 30 69 22 5 .818 2.30 .881 3.33
4 Seasons 1B 6 49 46 3 0 2 1.000 8.17 .976 10.30
2 Seasons OF 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 .910 1.95 1-0-1
8 Seasons TOT 528 3026 2218 588 220 50 .927 5.31 .925 5.55 1-0-1 139 698 381 35% 37%
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO 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

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1888 IND NL 29 71 71 0 51 1 0 22 0 0 0 1 1 0
1889 IND NL 30 68 68 0 55 1 0 12 0 1 0 0 1 0
1890 NYG NL 31 70 70 0 62 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
1891 NYG NL 32 75 75 0 74 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1892 STL NL 33 121 121 0 119 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1893 STL NL 34 9 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1894 PHI NL 35 43 43 0 42 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1894 STL NL 35 29 29 0 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1895 PHI NL 36 38 38 0 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Seasons 524 524 0 477 6 0 43 0 1 0 1 2 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as C s c a p y
1892 NL  119 (1st)

Putouts as C s c a p y
1890 NL  365 (5th)
1891 NL  446 (2nd)
1892 NL  513 (3rd)

Assists as C s c a p y
1890 NL  93 (3rd)
1891 NL  83 (5th)
1892 NL  123 (3rd)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
1890 NL  34 (5th)
1892 NL  43 (2nd)
Career  198 (41st)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
1891 NL  7 (3rd)
1892 NL  14 (1st)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1890 NL  39 (3rd)
Career  139 (77th)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1891 NL  156 (4th)
1892 NL  202 (2nd)
Career  698 (83rd)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
1890 NL  94 (3rd)
1891 NL  79 (4th)
1892 NL  96 (3rd)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
1890 NL  7.39 (1st)
1891 NL  7.15 (1st)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
1891 NL  .958 (2nd)
1892 NL  .937 (4th)
1894 NL  .954 (2nd)

Oldest s c a p y
1894 NL  born 1858-09-21 (7th)
1895 NL  born 1858-09-21 (7th)

             

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