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Jack Crooks

Charles John Crooks

Positions: Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: November 9, 1865 in St. Paul, MN(All Transactions)
Debut: September 26, 1889 (Age 23.321)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1890 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Browns/Solons/Senators/Colonels 1889-1898

Final Game: August 3, 1898 (Age 32.267)
Died: February 2, 1918 in St. Louis, MO
Buried: Valhalla Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
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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
1889 COL AA 23 2B 12 76 31 44 1 4 .987 6.25 .917 5.65
1890 COL AA 24 2B 134 748 352 349 47 59 .937 5.23 .925 5.46
1890 COL AA 24 3B 1 4 2 1 1 0 .750 3.00 .865 3.70
1890 COL AA 24 OF 1 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 .920 1.80 1-0-0
1891 COL AA 25 2B 138 839 399 404 36 72 .957 5.82 .914 5.36
1892 STL NL 26 2B 100 610 274 292 44 43 .928 5.66 .928 5.63
1892 STL NL 26 3B 26 111 42 58 11 1 .901 3.85 .879 3.58
1892 STL NL 26 OF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.90 0-0-2
1893 STL NL 27 3B 123 546 210 286 50 19 .908 4.03 .893 3.79
1893 STL NL 27 SS 4 24 9 12 3 2 .875 5.25 .897 5.55
1893 STL NL 27 C 1 6 4 2 0 0 1.000 6.00 .937 4.80 4 2 2 50% 37%
1895 WHS NL 29 2B 118 731 332 367 32 44 .956 5.92 .933 5.70
1896 TOT NL 30 2B 59 348 161 160 27 29 .922 5.44 .940 5.53
1896 WHS NL 30 2B 20 107 49 49 9 5 .916 4.90 .940 5.53
1896 WHS NL 30 3B 4 20 8 10 2 1 .900 4.50 .892 3.45
1896 LOU NL 30 2B 39 241 112 111 18 24 .925 5.72 .940 5.53
1898 STL NL 32 2B 66 418 192 209 17 23 .959 6.08 .943 5.62
1898 STL NL 32 3B 3 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 2.67 .902 3.47
1898 STL NL 32 SS 2 15 5 8 2 1 .867 6.50 .913 5.65
1898 STL NL 32 OF 1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 .936 2.10 1-1-0
7 Seasons 2B 627 3770 1741 1825 204 274 .946 5.69 .928 5.54
5 Seasons 3B 157 689 263 362 64 21 .907 3.98 .891 3.74
2 Seasons SS 6 39 14 20 5 3 .872 5.67 .903 5.58
3 Seasons OF 4 6 5 0 1 0 .833 1.25 .933 1.92 2-1-2
1 Season C 1 6 4 2 0 0 1.000 6.00 .937 4.80 4 2 2 50% 37%
8 Seasons TOT 795 4510 2027 2209 274 298 .939 5.33 .922 5.16 2-1-2 4 2 2 50% 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
1889 COL AA 23 12 12 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1890 COL AA 24 135 135 0 0 0 134 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
1891 COL AA 25 138 138 0 0 0 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1892 STL NL 26 128 128 0 0 0 100 26 0 0 0 2 2 0
1893 STL NL 27 128 128 0 1 0 0 123 4 0 0 0 0 0
1895 WHS NL 29 118 118 0 0 0 118 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1896 LOU NL 30 39 39 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1896 WHS NL 30 25 25 0 0 0 20 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
1898 STL NL 32 72 72 0 0 0 66 3 2 1 1 0 1 0
8 Seasons 795 795 0 1 0 627 157 6 2 1 2 4 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 2B s c a p y
1890 AA  134 (1st)
1891 AA  138 (3rd)

Putouts as 2B s c a p y
1890 AA  352 (3rd)
1891 AA  399 (2nd)
1895 NL  332 (4th)

Assists as 2B s c a p y
1890 AA  349 (5th)
1891 AA  404 (2nd)

Errors Committed as 2B s c a p y
Career  204 (62nd)

Double Plays Turned as 2B s c a p y
1890 AA  59 (2nd)
1891 AA  72 (2nd)

Putouts as 3B s c a p y
1893 NL  210 (2nd)

Assists as 3B s c a p y
1893 NL  286 (5th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
1893 NL  50 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as 2B s c a p y
1891 AA  5.82 (2nd)
1892 NL  5.66 (5th)
1895 NL  5.92 (4th)
Career  5.69 (33rd)

Fielding % as 2B s c a p y
1890 AA  .937 (2nd)
1891 AA  .957 (1st)
1895 NL  .956 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as 3B s c a p y
1893 NL  4.03 (1st)

Fielding % as 3B s c a p y
1893 NL  .908 (4th)

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