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Loyd Christopher

Loyd Eugene Christopher

Positions: Leftfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: December 31, 1919 in Richmond, CA
High School: Richmond HS (Richmond, CA) (All Transactions)
Debut: April 20, 1945 (Age 25.110)
Teams (by GP): RedSox/WhiteSox/Cubs 1945-1947

Final Game: May 13, 1947 (Age 27.133)
Died: September 5, 1991 in Richmond, CA
Cremated
Relatives: Brother of Russ Christopher
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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
1945 25 TOT MLB 9 17 14 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 2 .286 .412 .286 .697 102 4 0 0 0 /87
1945 25 BOS AL 8 17 14 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 2 .286 .412 .286 .697 102 4 0 0 0 /8O
1945 25 CHC NL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /7O
1947 27 CHW AL 7 25 23 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 .217 .280 .304 .584 66 7 2 0 0 /7O
2 Yrs 16 42 37 5 9 0 1 0 4 0 1 5 6 .243 .333 .297 .631 81 11 2 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 425 375 51 91 0 10 0 41 0 51 61 .243 .333 .297 .631 81 111 20 0 0
BOS (1 yr) 8 17 14 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 2 .286 .412 .286 .697 102 4 0 0 0
CHC (1 yr) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CHW (1 yr) 7 25 23 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 .217 .280 .304 .584 66 7 2 0 0
AL (2 yrs) 15 42 37 5 9 0 1 0 4 0 1 5 6 .243 .333 .297 .631 81 11 2 0 0
NL (1 yr) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
1945 25 BOS AL 8 17 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $5,000 /8O
1945 25 CHC NL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /7O
1947 27 CHW AL 7 25 -1 -0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .472 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /7O
2 Seasons 16 42 -1 -0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -0 -0.0 .489 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 $5,000
BOS (1 yr) 8 17 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $5,000
CHC (1 yr) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0
CHW (1 yr) 7 25 -1 -0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .472 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1

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
1945 TOT MLB 25 OF 4 3 3 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25 .978 2.40
1945 BOS AL 25 CF 3 3 3 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67 .984 2.80
1945 BOS AL 25 OF 3 3 3 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67 .978 2.40
1945 CHC NL 25 LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.30
1945 CHC NL 25 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.40
1947 CHW AL 27 LF 7 7 6 20 19 1 0 1 1.000 2.86 .976 2.31
1947 CHW AL 27 OF 7 7 6 20 19 1 0 1 1.000 2.86 .979 2.47
2 Seasons OF 11 10 9 25 24 1 0 1 1.000 2.27 .979 2.45
2 Seasons LF 8 7 6 20 19 1 0 1 1.000 2.50 .976 2.31
1 Season CF 3 3 3 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67 .984 2.80
2 Seasons TOT 11 10 9 25 24 1 0 1 1.000 2.27 .979 2.45
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

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1945 25 Boston Red Sox $5,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts BOS/CHC
Career to date (may be incomplete)$5,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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