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Ice Box Chamberlain

Elton P. Chamberlain (Icebox)

Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Chamberlain alternated arms during at least one game.
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 168 lb.

Born: November 5, 1867 in Buffalo, NY (All Transactions)
Debut: September 13, 1886 (Age 18)
Rookie Status: Lost 1887 [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Browns/Colonels/Athletics/Solons/... 1886-1896

Final Game: May 13, 1896 (Age 28)
Died: September 22, 1929 in Baltimore, MD
Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery, Baltimore, MD
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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 25, 2014 2:17AM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #354. Kevin Tapani… #355. Bill Gullickson… #356. John Burkett… #357. ICE BOX CHAMBERLAIN… #358. Fritz Peterson… #359. Bobby Shantz… #360. Hiroki Kuroda… 

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
1886 18 LOU AA 0 3 .000 6.61 4 4 0 4 0 0 31.1 39 43 23 0 17 18 0 0 3 153 55 3.58 1.787 11.2 0.0 4.9 5.2 1.06
1887 19 LOU AA 18 16 .529 3.79 36 36 0 35 1 0 309.0 340 226 130 8 117 118 14 0 17 1374 116 4.12 1.479 9.9 0.2 3.4 3.4 1.01
1888 20 TOT AA 25 11 .694 2.19 38 38 0 34 2 0 308.0 239 157 75 3 86 176 17 0 31 1261 140 2.57 1.055 7.0 0.1 2.5 5.1 2.05
1888 20 LOU AA 14 9 .609 2.53 24 24 0 21 1 0 196.0 178 123 55 2 59 119 11 0 20 833 119 2.57 1.209 8.2 0.1 2.7 5.5 2.02
1888 20 STL AA 11 2 .846 1.61 14 14 0 13 1 0 112.0 61 34 20 1 27 57 6 0 11 428 199 2.57 0.786 4.9 0.1 2.2 4.6 2.11
1889 21 STL AA 32 15 .681 2.97 53 51 2 44 3 1 421.2 376 220 139 18 165 202 17 0 20 1808 140 3.90 1.283 8.0 0.4 3.5 4.3 1.22
1890 22 TOT AA 15 7 .682 2.83 30 26 3 22 6 0 210.0 175 106 66 3 96 128 8 0 15 901 133 3.37 1.290 7.5 0.1 4.1 5.5 1.33
1890 22 STL AA 3 1 .750 5.91 5 5 0 3 0 0 35.0 47 37 23 1 26 14 0 0 8 177 75 4.72 2.086 12.1 0.3 6.7 3.6 0.54
1890 22 COL AA 12 6 .667 2.21 25 21 3 19 6 0 175.0 128 69 43 2 70 114 8 0 7 724 165 3.10 1.131 6.6 0.1 3.6 5.9 1.63
1891 23 PHA AA 22 23 .489 4.22 49 46 3 44 0 0 405.2 397 263 190 10 206 204 12 0 21 1822 89 3.46 1.486 8.8 0.2 4.6 4.5 0.99
1892 24 CIN NL 19 23 .452 3.39 52 49 3 43 2 0 406.1 391 230 153 8 170 169 17 0 16 1796 97 3.24 1.381 8.7 0.2 3.8 3.7 0.99
1893 25 CIN NL 16 12 .571 3.73 34 27 7 19 1 0 241.0 248 148 100 3 112 59 15 0 15 1088 127 4.50 1.494 9.3 0.1 4.2 2.2 0.53
1894 26 CIN NL 10 9 .526 5.77 23 22 1 18 1 0 177.2 220 155 114 10 91 57 12 0 11 835 95 5.64 1.750 11.1 0.5 4.6 2.9 0.63
1896 28 CLV NL 0 1 .000 7.36 2 2 0 1 0 0 11.0 21 12 9 0 5 2 1 0 0 59 63 4.56 2.364 17.2 0.0 4.1 1.6 0.40
10 Yrs 157 120 .567 3.57 321 301 19 264 16 1 2521.2 2446 1560 999 63 1065 1133 113 0 149 11097 111 3.72 1.392 8.7 0.2 3.8 4.0 1.06
162 Game Avg. 17 13 .567 3.57 35 33 2 29 2 0 276 267 171 109 7 116 124 12 0 16 1213 111 3.72 1.392 8.7 0.2 3.8 4.0 1.06
LOU (3 yrs) 32 28 .533 3.49 64 64 0 60 2 0 536.1 557 392 208 10 193 255 25 0 40 2360 110 3.52 1.398 9.3 0.2 3.2 4.3 1.32
STL (3 yrs) 46 18 .719 2.88 72 70 2 60 4 1 568.2 484 291 182 20 218 273 23 0 39 2413 138 3.68 1.234 7.7 0.3 3.5 4.3 1.25
CIN (3 yrs) 45 44 .506 4.00 109 98 11 80 4 0 825.0 859 533 367 21 373 285 44 0 42 3719 105 4.12 1.493 9.4 0.2 4.1 3.1 0.76
CLV (1 yr) 0 1 .000 7.36 2 2 0 1 0 0 11.0 21 12 9 0 5 2 1 0 0 59 63 4.56 2.364 17.2 0.0 4.1 1.6 0.40
COL (1 yr) 12 6 .667 2.21 25 21 3 19 6 0 175.0 128 69 43 2 70 114 8 0 7 724 165 3.10 1.131 6.6 0.1 3.6 5.9 1.63
PHA (1 yr) 22 23 .489 4.22 49 46 3 44 0 0 405.2 397 263 190 10 206 204 12 0 21 1822 89 3.46 1.486 8.8 0.2 4.6 4.5 0.99
AA (6 yrs) 112 75 .599 3.33 210 201 8 183 12 1 1685.2 1566 1015 623 42 687 846 68 0 107 7319 116 3.52 1.337 8.4 0.2 3.7 4.5 1.23
NL (4 yrs) 45 45 .500 4.05 111 100 11 81 4 0 836.0 880 545 376 21 378 287 45 0 42 3778 104 4.13 1.505 9.5 0.2 4.1 3.1 0.76

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
1886 18 LOU AA 31.1 4 4 43 12.35 5.63 -0.08 0.00 106.0 6.05 -22 -1.3 -0.0 -1.1 -20 .187 .492
1887 19 LOU AA 309.0 36 36 226 6.58 6.53 -0.05 0.00 102.0 6.72 9 0.7 -0.3 2.2 31 .518 .504
1888 20 LOU AA 196.0 24 24 123 5.65 5.23 -0.53 0.00 100.0 5.76 1 0.1 -0.3 1.0 15 .505 .501
1888 20 STL AA 112.0 14 14 34 2.73 5.11 0.41 0.00 106.0 4.98 27 2.8 -0.1 3.3 35 .702 .517
1889 21 STL AA 421.2 53 51 220 4.70 5.96 0.27 0.00 110.0 6.27 80 7.1 1.0 -0.3 9.4 106 .635 .544
1890 22 STL AA 35.0 5 5 37 9.51 5.50 0.08 0.00 111.0 6.01 -12 -0.9 -0.1 -0.7 -11 .320 .494
1890 22 COL AA 175.0 25 21 69 3.55 5.54 0.60 0.00 93.0 4.60 27 2.5 1.0 -0.3 3.4 35 .602 .516
1891 23 PHA AA 405.2 49 46 263 5.83 5.87 -0.05 0.00 103.0 6.10 14 1.2 1.0 -0.4 3.5 46 .524 .507
1892 24 CIN NL 406.1 52 49 230 5.09 5.11 0.32 0.00 99.0 4.74 -8 -0.7 1.0 -0.3 2.8 28 .486 .496
1893 25 CIN NL 241.0 34 27 148 5.53 6.64 0.32 0.00 103.0 6.51 29 2.4 1.0 -0.2 4.4 60 .569 .515
1894 26 CIN NL 177.2 23 22 155 7.85 7.42 0.09 0.00 104.0 7.62 0 0.0 1.0 -0.2 1.6 24 .502 .500
1896 28 CLV NL 11.0 2 2 12 9.82 6.02 0.28 0.00 104.0 5.96 -4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .342 .498
10 Seasons 2521.2 321 301 1560 5.57 5.91 0.14 0.00 102.8 5.95 142 13.7 1.0 -2.5 29.6 346 .543 .512
LOU (3 yrs) 536.1 64 64 392 6.58 6.00 -0.23 0.00 101.5 6.33 -12 -0.5 -0.6 2.1 26 .493 .502
STL (3 yrs) 568.2 72 70 291 4.61 5.77 0.28 0.00 109.3 6.00 95 9.1 1.0 -0.5 12.0 130 .626 .536
CIN (3 yrs) 825.0 109 98 533 5.81 6.05 0.27 0.00 101.2 5.88 21 1.7 1.0 -0.7 8.8 112 .515 .502
CLV (1 yr) 11.0 2 2 12 9.82 6.02 0.28 0.00 104.0 5.96 -4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .342 .498
COL (1 yr) 175.0 25 21 69 3.55 5.54 0.60 0.00 93.0 4.60 27 2.5 1.0 -0.3 3.4 35 .602 .516
PHA (1 yr) 405.2 49 46 263 5.83 5.87 -0.05 0.00 103.0 6.10 14 1.2 1.0 -0.4 3.5 46 .524 .507

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
1888 20 STL AA WS L NYG 2 3 .400 5.32 5 5 0 5 1 0 44.0 52 36 26 3 16 13 1.545 10.6 0.6 3.3 2.7 0.81
1 WS 2 3 .400 5.32 5 5 0 5 1 0 44.0 52 36 26 3 16 13 1.545 10.6 0.6 3.3 2.7 0.81

Standard Batting

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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
1886 18 LOU AA 6 23 19 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .158 .304 .158 .462 44 3 0 /1O
1887 19 LOU AA 37 143 131 14 26 1 1 1 16 2 12 13 .198 .266 .244 .510 41 32 0 1/O
1888 20 TOT AA 40 155 144 17 23 4 2 1 5 11 9 14 .160 .219 .236 .455 45 34 2 1/O
1888 20 LOU AA 26 100 94 11 18 4 2 0 3 8 6 7 .191 .240 .277 .517 68 26 0 1/O
1888 20 STL AA 14 55 50 6 5 0 0 1 2 3 3 7 .100 .182 .160 .342 6 8 2 1/O
1889 21 STL AA 53 185 171 18 34 8 3 2 31 3 12 32 .199 .259 .316 .575 56 54 2 1/4
1890 22 TOT AA 30 87 80 9 17 3 0 0 6 2 7 .213 .276 .250 .526 56 20 0 1
1890 22 STL AA 5 15 15 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .267 -26 2 0 /1
1890 22 COL AA 25 72 65 8 15 3 0 0 4 2 7 .231 .306 .277 .582 75 18 0 1
1891 23 PHA AA 54 198 176 21 33 3 5 2 19 3 21 33 .188 .278 .295 .573 62 52 1 1/O
1892 24 CIN NL 53 167 160 13 36 3 1 2 15 1 7 17 .225 .257 .294 .551 67 47 0 1/O
1893 25 CIN NL 34 104 97 9 19 4 1 0 10 3 5 10 .196 .250 .258 .508 34 25 2 1
1894 26 CIN NL 23 80 70 10 22 7 1 1 7 2 7 5 .314 .377 .486 .862 104 34 0 3 1
1896 28 CLV NL 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -33 0 0 0 /1
10 Yrs 332 1146 1051 114 213 33 14 9 110 27 85 125 .203 .267 .286 .553 57 301 7 3
162 Game Avg. 162 559 513 56 104 16 7 4 54 13 41 .203 .267 .286 .553 57 147 3
LOU (3 yrs) 69 266 244 27 47 5 3 1 20 10 22 20 .193 .259 .250 .509 51 61 0
STL (3 yrs) 72 255 236 25 41 8 3 3 35 6 15 39 .174 .235 .271 .506 41 64 4
CIN (3 yrs) 110 351 327 32 77 14 3 3 32 6 19 32 .235 .282 .324 .606 66 106 2 3
CLV (1 yr) 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -33 0 0 0
COL (1 yr) 25 72 65 8 15 3 0 0 4 2 7 .231 .306 .277 .582 75 18 0
PHA (1 yr) 54 198 176 21 33 3 5 2 19 3 21 33 .188 .278 .295 .573 62 52 1
AA (6 yrs) 220 791 721 81 136 19 11 6 78 21 65 92 .189 .260 .270 .531 53 195 5
NL (4 yrs) 112 355 330 33 77 14 3 3 32 6 20 33 .233 .281 .321 .602 65 106 2 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
1886 18 LOU AA 6 23 -1 0 0 -1 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .483 .499 -0.0 -0.1 -0 /1O
1887 19 LOU AA 37 143 -12 -1 0 0 10 -3 -0.2 0 -3 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -3 1/O
1888 20 LOU AA 26 100 -3 0 0 0 6 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .511 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 1/O
1888 20 STL AA 14 55 -6 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .485 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 1/O
1889 21 STL AA 53 185 -14 -1 0 0 15 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 1/4
1890 22 STL AA 5 15 -3 -0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .471 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1
1890 22 COL AA 25 72 -2 -0 0 0 5 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .511 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 1
1891 23 PHA AA 54 198 -12 -0 0 0 14 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 1/O
1892 24 CIN NL 53 167 -7 -0 0 0 11 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .506 .502 0.3 -0.0 4 1/O
1893 25 CIN NL 34 104 -11 -0 0 0 7 -4 -0.3 0 -4 -0.3 .491 .498 -0.3 0.0 -4 1
1894 26 CIN NL 23 80 -0 -0 0 0 6 6 0.4 0 6 0.4 .518 .503 0.4 0.0 6 1
1896 28 CLV NL 2 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .484 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
10 Seasons 332 1146 -72 -3 0 -1 81 6 0.4 0 6 0.4 .501 .501 0.4 -0.1 7
LOU (3 yrs) 69 266 -16 -1 0 -1 17 -1 0.0 0 -1 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.1 0
STL (3 yrs) 72 255 -23 -1 0 0 19 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .495 .500 -0.4 0.0 -4
CIN (3 yrs) 110 351 -18 -0 0 0 25 6 0.4 0 6 0.4 .504 .501 0.4 -0.0 6
CLV (1 yr) 2 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .484 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0
COL (1 yr) 25 72 -2 -0 0 0 5 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .511 .502 0.3 -0.0 3
PHA (1 yr) 54 198 -12 -0 0 0 14 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 -0.0 2

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
1888 20 STL AA WS NYG L 0 17 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 .000 .235 .000 .235 0 0
1 WS 0 17 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 .000 .235 .000 .235 0 0

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 G Awards
1886 LOU AA 18 P 4 31.1 10 4 4 2 0 .800 2.30 2.00 .885 2.01 1.95
1886 LOU AA 18 OF 2 2 0 0 2 0 .000 0.00 .875 1.80 0-0-2
1887 LOU AA 19 P 36 309.0 87 12 65 10 2 .885 2.24 2.14 .883 2.27 2.18
1887 LOU AA 19 OF 2 6 4 1 1 0 .833 2.50 .898 2.05 1-0-1
1888 TOT AA 20 P 38 308.0 81 16 62 3 0 .963 2.28 2.05 .891 2.45 2.41
1888 TOT AA 20 OF 5 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60 .907 1.82 1-1-3
1888 LOU AA 20 P 24 196.0 57 9 45 3 0 .947 2.48 2.25 .891 2.45 2.41
1888 LOU AA 20 OF 4 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75 .907 1.82 1-1-2
1888 STL AA 20 P 14 112.0 24 7 17 0 0 1.000 1.93 1.71 .891 2.45 2.41
1888 STL AA 20 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.80 0-0-1
1889 STL AA 21 P 53 421.2 89 15 67 7 0 .921 1.75 1.55 .905 2.13 2.05
1889 STL AA 21 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 5.60
1890 TOT AA 22 P 30 210.0 45 8 32 5 0 .889 1.71 1.33 .907 2.23 2.14
1890 STL AA 22 P 5 35.0 10 2 7 1 0 .900 2.31 1.80 .907 2.24 2.14
1890 COL AA 22 P 25 175.0 35 6 25 4 0 .886 1.59 1.24 .907 2.23 2.14
1891 PHA AA 23 P 49 405.2 119 20 89 10 2 .916 2.42 2.22 .908 2.55 2.46
1891 PHA AA 23 OF 6 6 2 3 1 1 .833 0.83 .908 1.88 1-1-4
1892 CIN NL 24 P 52 406.1 92 16 67 9 0 .902 1.84 1.60 .901 2.48 2.41
1892 CIN NL 24 OF 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .913 1.90 0-0-1
1893 CIN NL 25 P 34 241.0 59 8 46 5 0 .915 2.02 1.59 .913 2.50 2.45
1894 CIN NL 26 P 23 177.2 37 6 28 3 1 .919 1.72 1.48 .912 2.18 2.09
1896 CLV NL 28 P 2 11.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.82 0.50 .920 2.70 2.60
10 Seasons P 321 2521.2 620 105 461 54 5 .913 2.02 1.76 .901 2.36 2.28
5 Seasons OF 16 20 12 4 4 1 .800 1.00 .903 1.88 3-2-11
1 Season 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 5.60
10 Seasons TOT 338 2521.2 640 117 465 58 6 .909 2.02 1.72 .901 2.36 2.27 3-2-11
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G 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.
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  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
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  • 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.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1888 AA  4.4 (10th)
1889 AA  9.3 (1st)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1888 AA  4.4 (5th)
1889 AA  9.4 (1st)
1891 AA  3.5 (9th)
1893 NL  4.4 (10th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1887 AA  3.79 (8th)
1888 AA  2.19 (5th)
1889 AA  2.97 (5th)
1890 AA  2.83 (4th)
1893 NL  3.73 (9th)

Wins s c a p y
1888 AA  25 (7th)
1889 AA  32 (3rd)
1891 AA  22 (7th)
Career  157 (231st)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1887 AA  .529 (10th)
1888 AA  .694 (2nd)
1889 AA  .681 (3rd)
1890 AA  .682 (2nd)
Career  .567 (246th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1888 AA  1.055 (8th)
1889 AA  1.283 (8th)
1890 AA  1.290 (10th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1888 AA  6.984 (5th)
1889 AA  8.025 (6th)
1890 AA  7.500 (4th)
1891 AA  8.808 (9th)
1893 NL  9.261 (10th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1887 AA  3.437 (7th)
1888 AA  5.143 (3rd)
1890 AA  5.486 (4th)
1891 AA  4.526 (5th)
1894 NL  2.887 (5th)

Games Played s c a p y
1889 AA  53 (6th)
1891 AA  49 (7th)
1892 NL  52 (10th)

Saves s c a p y
1889 AA  1 (3rd)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1889 AA  421.7 (6th)
1891 AA  405.7 (6th)
1892 NL  406.3 (10th)
Career  2,521.7 (237th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1888 AA  176 (8th)
1889 AA  202 (4th)
1891 AA  204 (5th)
1892 NL  169 (9th)

Games Started s c a p y
1889 AA  51 (5th)
1891 AA  46 (7th)
1892 NL  49 (6th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1889 AA  44 (7th)
1891 AA  44 (5th)
Career  264 (64th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1887 AA  1 (10th)
1889 AA  3 (6th)
1890 AA  6 (1st)
1893 NL  1 (9th)
1894 NL  1 (7th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1889 AA  18 (2nd)
1891 AA  10 (9th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1889 AA  165 (3rd)
1891 AA  206 (3rd)
1892 NL  170 (8th)
Career  1,065 (89th)

Hits s c a p y
1889 AA  376 (10th)
1891 AA  397 (5th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1888 AA  0.088 (5th)
1890 AA  0.129 (10th)
1893 NL  0.112 (3rd)
Career  0.225 (198th)

Losses s c a p y
1891 AA  23 (4th)
1892 NL  23 (10th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1891 AA  190 (2nd)
1892 NL  153 (7th)
Career  999 (242nd)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1888 AA  31 (8th)
1891 AA  21 (7th)
1892 NL  16 (10th)
1893 NL  15 (6th)
Career  149 (36th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1889 AA  17 (9th)
1892 NL  17 (8th)
1893 NL  15 (9th)
Career  113 (58th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1889 AA  1,808 (7th)
1891 AA  1,822 (6th)
1892 NL  1,796 (10th)
Career  11,097 (209th)

Games Finished s c a p y
1890 AA  3 (9th)
1893 NL  7 (5th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1887 AA  116 (9th)
1888 AA  140 (5th)
1889 AA  140 (4th)
1890 AA  133 (4th)
1893 NL  127 (7th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1888 AA  2.57 (7th)
1890 AA  3.37 (9th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1887 AA  14 (9th)
1888 AA  21 (7th)
1889 AA  54 (1st)
1890 AA  22 (9th)
1893 NL  25 (8th)
Career  115 (200th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1887 AA  1.2 (9th)
1888 AA  2.1 (7th)
1889 AA  4.7 (1st)
1890 AA  2.1 (8th)
1893 NL  2.2 (8th)
Career  10.5 (241st)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
Career  54 (86th)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1888 AA  .963 (1st)

Youngest s c a p y
1886 AA  born 1867-11-05 (4th)
1887 AA  born 1867-11-05 (4th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 1 (885), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 97 (227), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 71 (169), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 19 (337), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (265th), 30.1 career WAR/29.5 7yr-peak WAR/29.8 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Player Page Tricks and Tips

Sum any set of rows by clicking anywhere (not red or blue) on the first and last rows of your selection. We will then compute the totals for the player between and including those two seasons.
Default Setting for this feature: Turn On / Turn Off
Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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