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Howie Camnitz

Samuel Howard Camnitz (Red)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 169 lb.

Born: August 22, 1881 in Covington, KY
School: Centre College (Danville, KY)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 22, 1904 (Age 22.244, 2,612th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1906 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Rebels/Phillies 1904-1915

Final Game: May 3, 1915 (Age 33.254)
Died: March 2, 1960 in Louisville, KY
Buried: Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY
Relatives: Brother of Harry Camnitz
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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
1904 22 PIT NL 1 4 .200 4.22 10 2 8 2 0 0 49.0 48 39 23 0 20 21 3 0 2 208 65 2.97 1.388 8.8 0.0 3.7 3.9 1.05
1906 24 PIT NL 1 0 1.000 2.00 2 1 1 1 1 0 9.0 6 2 2 0 5 5 0 0 0 37 141 2.92 1.222 6.0 0.0 5.0 5.0 1.00
1907 25 PIT NL 13 8 .619 2.15 31 19 10 15 4 1 180.0 135 65 43 0 59 85 3 0 5 701 113 2.27 1.078 6.8 0.0 3.0 4.3 1.44
1908 26 PIT NL 16 9 .640 1.56 38 26 10 17 3 2 236.2 182 76 41 6 69 118 5 0 2 942 146 2.37 1.061 6.9 0.2 2.6 4.5 1.71
1909 27 PIT NL 25 6 .806 1.62 41 30 11 20 6 3 283.0 207 75 51 1 68 133 7 0 2 1057 158 2.12 0.972 6.6 0.0 2.2 4.2 1.96
1910 28 PIT NL 12 13 .480 3.22 38 31 5 16 1 2 260.0 246 110 93 1 61 120 12 1 5 1035 98 2.29 1.181 8.5 0.0 2.1 4.2 1.97
1911 29 PIT NL 20 15 .571 3.13 40 33 6 18 1 1 267.2 245 112 93 8 84 139 4 0 10 1077 110 3.10 1.229 8.2 0.3 2.8 4.7 1.65
1912 30 PIT NL 22 12 .647 2.83 41 32 9 22 2 2 276.2 256 104 87 8 82 121 13 0 1 1142 115 3.38 1.222 8.3 0.3 2.7 3.9 1.48
1913 31 TOT NL 9 20 .310 3.73 45 27 11 6 1 3 241.1 252 131 100 8 107 85 10 0 6 1050 82 3.74 1.488 9.4 0.3 4.0 3.2 0.79
1913 31 PIT NL 6 17 .261 3.74 36 22 9 5 1 2 192.1 203 106 80 7 84 64 8 0 6 837 80 3.80 1.492 9.5 0.3 3.9 3.0 0.76
1913 31 PHI NL 3 3 .500 3.67 9 5 2 1 0 1 49.0 49 25 20 1 23 21 2 0 0 213 90 3.49 1.469 9.0 0.2 4.2 3.9 0.91
1914 32 PBS FL 14 19 .424 3.23 36 34 2 20 1 1 262.0 256 132 94 8 90 82 8 0 2 1092 97 3.33 1.321 8.8 0.3 3.1 2.8 0.91
1915 33 PBS FL 0 0 4.50 4 2 1 0 0 0 20.0 19 11 10 1 11 6 0 0 2 85 69 4.11 1.500 8.6 0.5 5.0 2.7 0.55
11 Yrs 133 106 .556 2.75 326 237 74 137 20 15 2085.1 1852 857 637 41 656 915 65 1 37 8426 107 2.86 1.203 8.0 0.2 2.8 3.9 1.39
162 Game Avg. 16 13 .556 2.75 39 29 9 17 2 2 252 224 104 77 5 79 111 8 0 4 1018 107 2.86 1.203 8.0 0.2 2.8 3.9 1.39
PIT (9 yrs) 116 84 .580 2.63 277 196 69 116 19 13 1754.1 1528 689 513 31 532 806 55 1 33 7036 110 2.76 1.174 7.8 0.2 2.7 4.1 1.52
PBS (2 yrs) 14 19 .424 3.32 40 36 3 20 1 1 282.0 275 143 104 9 101 88 8 0 4 1177 95 3.39 1.333 8.8 0.3 3.2 2.8 0.87
PHI (1 yr) 3 3 .500 3.67 9 5 2 1 0 1 49.0 49 25 20 1 23 21 2 0 0 213 90 3.49 1.469 9.0 0.2 4.2 3.9 0.91
NL (9 yrs) 119 87 .578 2.66 286 201 71 117 19 14 1803.1 1577 714 533 32 555 827 57 1 33 7249 109 2.78 1.182 7.9 0.2 2.8 4.1 1.49
FL (2 yrs) 14 19 .424 3.32 40 36 3 20 1 1 282.0 275 143 104 9 101 88 8 0 4 1177 95 3.39 1.333 8.8 0.3 3.2 2.8 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
1904 22 PIT NL 49.0 10 2 39 7.16 3.85 0.10 0.00 100.0 3.75 -18 -1.7 1.0 -0.0 -1.3 -15 .326 .489
1906 24 PIT NL 9.0 2 1 2 2.00 3.50 0.13 0.00 102.0 3.43 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.3 2 .600 .501
1907 25 PIT NL 180.0 31 19 65 3.25 3.31 -0.06 0.00 99.0 3.33 4 0.5 1.0 -0.2 2.0 14 .516 .503
1908 26 PIT NL 236.2 38 26 76 2.89 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 6 0.7 1.0 -0.2 2.7 21 .519 .505
1909 27 PIT NL 283.0 41 30 75 2.39 3.53 0.25 0.00 99.0 3.25 26 3.3 1.0 -0.3 5.4 48 .580 .520
1910 28 PIT NL 260.0 38 31 110 3.81 4.00 0.06 0.00 104.0 4.09 7 0.8 1.0 -0.2 2.8 28 .522 .505
1911 29 PIT NL 267.2 40 33 112 3.77 4.36 0.35 0.00 101.0 4.05 11 1.2 1.0 -0.2 3.2 31 .529 .507
1912 30 PIT NL 276.2 41 32 104 3.38 4.57 0.37 0.00 96.0 4.03 21 2.3 1.0 -0.3 4.3 44 .555 .514
1913 31 PIT NL 192.1 36 22 106 4.96 4.12 -0.17 0.00 94.0 4.03 -20 -2.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.7 -5 .441 .487
1913 31 PHI NL 49.0 9 5 25 4.59 4.11 0.02 0.00 104.0 4.26 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .477 .499
1914 32 PBS FL 262.0 36 34 132 4.53 4.13 -0.27 0.00 99.0 4.36 -8 -0.9 1.0 -0.2 0.2 5 .476 .495
1915 33 PBS FL 20.0 4 2 11 4.95 3.86 0.05 0.00 99.0 3.77 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .430 .498
11 Seasons 2085.1 326 237 857 3.70 3.94 0.10 0.00 99.1 3.80 25 3.7 1.0 -1.7 18.7 171 .512 .504
PIT (9 yrs) 1754.1 277 196 689 3.53 3.91 0.16 0.00 98.9 3.71 37 5.1 1.0 -1.5 18.6 167 .518 .506
PBS (2 yrs) 282.0 40 36 143 4.56 4.11 -0.25 0.00 99.0 4.31 -11 -1.1 1.0 -0.2 -0.0 3 .471 .495
PHI (1 yr) 49.0 9 5 25 4.59 4.11 0.02 0.00 104.0 4.26 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .477 .499

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
1909 ❍ 27 PIT NL WS W DET 0 1 .000 13.50 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.1 8 6 5 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 20 3.000 21.6 0.0 5.4 5.4 1.00
1 WS 0 1 .000 13.50 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.1 8 6 5 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 20 3.000 21.6 0.0 5.4 5.4 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%
1914 32 PBS FL 0.7% 7.5% 8.2% 3.1% 13%
1915 33 PBS FL 1.2% 7.1% 12.9%
2 Yrs 0.8% 7.5% 8.6% 2.9% 12%
MLB Averages 0.5% 10.6% 8.1% 2.5% 11% 48%

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+
1904 22 1 4 .200 4.22 10 2 8 2 0 0 49.0 48 39 23 0 20 21 3 0 2 208 65 1.388 8.8 0.0 3.7 3.9 1.05 65
1905 23 1 4 .200 4.22 10 2 8 2 0 0 49.0 48 39 23 0 20 21 3 0 2 208 65 1.388 8.8 0.0 3.7 3.9 1.05 65
1906 24 2 4 .333 3.88 12 3 9 3 1 0 58.0 54 41 25 0 25 26 3 0 2 245 71 1.362 8.4 0.0 3.9 4.0 1.04 71
1907 25 15 12 .556 2.57 43 22 19 18 5 1 238.0 189 106 68 0 84 111 6 0 7 946 98 1.147 7.1 0.0 3.2 4.2 1.32 98
1908 26 31 21 .596 2.07 81 48 29 35 8 3 474.2 371 182 109 6 153 229 11 0 9 1888 116 1.104 7.0 0.1 2.9 4.3 1.50 116
1909 27 56 27 .675 1.90 122 78 40 55 14 6 757.2 578 257 160 7 221 362 18 0 11 2945 129 1.055 6.9 0.1 2.6 4.3 1.64 129
1910 28 68 40 .630 2.24 160 109 45 71 15 8 1017.2 824 367 253 8 282 482 30 1 16 3980 118 1.087 7.3 0.1 2.5 4.3 1.71 118
1911 29 88 55 .615 2.42 200 142 51 89 16 9 1285.1 1069 479 346 16 366 621 34 1 26 5057 116 1.116 7.5 0.1 2.6 4.3 1.70 116
1912 30 110 67 .621 2.49 241 174 60 111 18 11 1562.0 1325 583 433 24 448 742 47 1 27 6199 116 1.135 7.6 0.1 2.6 4.3 1.66 116
1913 31 119 87 .578 2.66 286 201 71 117 19 14 1803.1 1577 714 533 32 555 827 57 1 33 7249 109 1.182 7.9 0.2 2.8 4.1 1.49 109
1914 32 133 106 .556 2.73 322 235 73 137 20 15 2065.1 1833 846 627 40 645 909 65 1 35 8341 108 1.200 8.0 0.2 2.8 4.0 1.41 108
1915 33 133 106 .556 2.75 326 237 74 137 20 15 2085.1 1852 857 637 41 656 915 65 1 37 8426 107 1.203 8.0 0.2 2.8 3.9 1.39 107

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
1904 22 2 4 .333 7.24 51.0 55 46 41 0 23 22 3 1.529 9.7 4.1 3.9 0.96 0.0 10
1906 24 1 0 1.000 3.00 9.0 8 3 3 0 7 5 0 1.667 8.0 7.0 5.0 0.71 0.0 2
1907 25 11 10 .524 3.90 189.0 173 91 82 0 76 89 4 1.317 8.2 3.6 4.2 1.17 0.0 31
1908 26 14 13 .519 3.55 246.0 230 108 97 8 87 122 6 1.289 8.4 3.2 4.5 1.40 0.3 38
1909 27 21 12 .636 2.61 296.0 253 96 86 1 83 139 9 1.135 7.7 2.5 4.2 1.67 0.0 41
1910 28 16 14 .533 3.61 272.0 275 121 109 1 68 125 13 1.261 9.1 2.3 4.1 1.84 0.0 38
1911 29 17 14 .548 3.37 278.0 260 115 104 8 89 144 4 1.255 8.4 2.9 4.7 1.62 0.3 40
1912 30 19 14 .576 3.04 293.0 276 110 99 9 88 128 14 1.242 8.5 2.7 3.9 1.45 0.3 41
1913 31 12 16 .429 4.89 252.0 288 152 137 9 122 89 11 1.627 10.3 4.4 3.2 0.73 0.3 45
1914 32 14 16 .467 4.50 272.0 289 151 136 9 102 85 9 1.438 9.6 3.4 2.8 0.83 0.3 36
1915 33 1 1 .500 5.14 21.0 22 13 12 1 13 6 0 1.667 9.4 5.6 2.6 0.46 0.4 4
11 Yrs 128 114 .529 3.74 2179.0 2129 1006 906 46 758 954 73 1.325 8.8 3.9 1.26 0.2 326

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1945 BBWAA ( 0.4%)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1909 NL  5.4 (9th)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1909 NL  5.5 (7th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1908 NL  1.56 (4th)
1909 NL  1.62 (4th)
Career  2.75 (90th)

Wins s c a p y
1909 NL  25 (2nd)
1911 NL  20 (8th)
1912 NL  22 (5th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1907 NL  .619 (8th)
1908 NL  .640 (7th)
1909 NL  .806 (1st)
1912 NL  .647 (9th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1907 NL  1.078 (10th)
1908 NL  1.061 (9th)
1909 NL  0.972 (3rd)
1910 NL  1.181 (10th)
1912 NL  1.222 (6th)
Career  1.203 (144th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1907 NL  6.750 (4th)
1908 NL  6.921 (9th)
1909 NL  6.583 (5th)
1912 NL  8.328 (9th)
Career  7.993 (115th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1909 NL  2.163 (7th)
1910 NL  2.112 (6th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1907 NL  4.250 (8th)
1908 NL  4.487 (4th)
1909 NL  4.230 (8th)
1910 NL  4.154 (9th)
1911 NL  4.674 (7th)

Games Played s c a p y
1909 NL  41 (5th)
1913 NL  45 (5th)

Saves s c a p y
1907 NL  1 (8th)
1908 NL  2 (6th)
1909 NL  3 (3rd)
1910 NL  2 (9th)
1912 NL  2 (10th)
1913 NL  3 (5th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1909 NL  283.0 (8th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1908 NL  118 (7th)
1909 NL  133 (7th)
1910 NL  120 (7th)
1911 NL  139 (7th)
1912 NL  121 (10th)

Games Started s c a p y
1910 NL  31 (9th)
1911 NL  33 (8th)
1914 FL  34 (8th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1912 NL  22 (8th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1907 NL  4 (10th)
1909 NL  6 (4th)
Career  20 (244th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1908 NL  6 (4th)
1912 NL  8 (6th)
1913 NL  8 (9th)
1914 FL  8 (5th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1913 NL  107 (4th)
1914 FL  90 (7th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1908 NL  1.710 (4th)
1909 NL  1.956 (6th)
1910 NL  1.967 (3rd)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1907 NL  0.000 (1st)
1909 NL  0.032 (6th)
1910 NL  0.035 (1st)
Career  0.177 (129th)

Losses s c a p y
1911 NL  15 (8th)
1913 NL  20 (3rd)
1914 FL  19 (3rd)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1910 NL  93 (4th)
1911 NL  93 (8th)
1913 NL  100 (5th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1911 NL  10 (2nd)
1913 NL  6 (7th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1910 NL  12 (3rd)
1912 NL  13 (3rd)
1913 NL  10 (3rd)
Career  65 (248th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1909 NL  1,057 (10th)

Games Finished s c a p y
1904 NL  8 (2nd)
1907 NL  10 (2nd)
1908 NL  10 (8th)
1909 NL  11 (10th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1908 NL  146 (4th)
1909 NL  158 (4th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1907 NL  2.27 (8th)
1909 NL  2.12 (5th)
1910 NL  2.29 (3rd)
1911 NL  3.10 (10th)
Career  2.86 (89th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1908 NL  13 (7th)
1909 NL  29 (4th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1908 NL  1.6 (6th)
1909 NL  3.4 (4th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 3 (569), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 94 (240), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 51 (268), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 24 (230), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (614th), 15.1 career WAR/18.0 7yr-peak WAR/16.5 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Samuel Howard Howie Red Camnitz

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