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Hank DeBerry

John Herman DeBerry

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: December 29, 1894 in Savannah, TN
School: University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN) (All Transactions)
Debut: September 12, 1916 (Age 21.258)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1922 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Robins/Indians 1916-1930

Final Game: September 28, 1930 (Age 35.273)
Died: September 10, 1951 in Savannah, TN
Buried: Savannah Cemetery, Savannah, TN
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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
1916 21 CLE AL 15 39 33 7 9 4 0 0 4 0 6 9 .273 .385 .394 .779 129 13 0 0 2
1917 22 CLE AL 25 36 33 3 9 2 0 0 1 0 2 7 .273 .333 .333 .667 98 11 1 0 /2
1918 Did not play in major or minor leagues (Military Service - Navy)
1922 27 BRO NL 85 290 259 29 78 10 1 3 35 4 1 20 9 .301 .354 .382 .736 90 99 1 9 2
1923 28 BRO NL 78 260 235 21 67 11 6 1 48 2 1 20 12 .285 .346 .396 .742 97 93 2 3 2
1924 29 BRO NL 77 244 218 20 53 10 3 3 26 0 1 20 21 .243 .307 .358 .665 80 78 0 6 2 MVP-22
1925 30 BRO NL 67 218 193 26 50 8 1 2 24 2 2 16 8 .259 .322 .342 .664 72 66 2 7 2
1926 31 BRO NL 48 128 115 6 33 11 0 0 13 0 8 5 .287 .333 .383 .716 94 44 0 5 2
1927 32 BRO NL 68 223 201 15 47 3 2 1 21 1 17 8 .234 .294 .284 .577 55 57 0 6 2
1928 33 BRO NL 82 279 258 19 65 8 2 0 23 3 18 15 .252 .301 .298 .599 58 77 0 3 2
1929 34 BRO NL 68 234 210 13 55 11 1 1 25 1 17 15 .262 .317 .338 .655 64 71 0 7 2
1930 35 BRO NL 35 100 95 11 28 3 0 0 14 0 4 10 .295 .323 .326 .650 58 31 0 1 2
11 Yrs 648 2051 1850 170 494 81 16 11 234 13 5 148 119 .267 .323 .346 .669 76 640 6 47
162 Game Avg. 162 513 463 43 124 20 4 3 59 3 37 30 .267 .323 .346 .669 76 160 2 12
BRO (9 yrs) 608 1976 1784 160 476 75 16 11 229 13 5 140 103 .267 .322 .345 .667 74 616 5 47
CLE (2 yrs) 40 75 66 10 18 6 0 0 5 0 8 16 .273 .360 .364 .724 114 24 1 0
NL (9 yrs) 608 1976 1784 160 476 75 16 11 229 13 5 140 103 .267 .322 .345 .667 74 616 5 47
AL (2 yrs) 40 75 66 10 18 6 0 0 5 0 8 16 .273 .360 .364 .724 114 24 1 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
1916 21 CLE AL 15 39 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 1 3 0.3 .514 .501 0.4 0.1 3 2
1917 22 CLE AL 25 36 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1 1 2 0.2 .502 .500 0.2 0.1 2 /2
1922 27 BRO NL 85 290 -3 1 0 -2 3 -1 -0.1 9 8 0.8 .499 .499 1.0 0.1 10 2
1923 28 BRO NL 78 260 -0 1 0 0 2 2 0.2 8 10 1.0 .503 .501 1.0 0.2 10 2
1924 29 BRO NL 77 244 -6 0 0 1 2 -3 -0.3 8 5 0.4 .496 .498 0.4 0.3 4 2 MVP-22
1925 30 BRO NL 67 218 -7 -0 0 -1 2 -7 -0.7 7 0 0.0 .491 .496 0.1 0.1 1 2
1926 31 BRO NL 48 128 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 4 4 0.4 .501 .500 0.4 0.1 4 2
1927 32 BRO NL 68 223 -12 -0 0 2 2 -8 -0.9 7 -1 -0.2 .487 .495 -0.3 0.4 -3 2
1928 33 BRO NL 82 279 -15 -0 0 -1 2 -14 -1.4 9 -5 -0.6 .483 .491 -0.4 0.1 -4 2
1929 34 BRO NL 68 234 -12 0 0 1 2 -9 -0.8 7 -2 -0.1 .488 .495 -0.2 0.3 -3 2
1930 35 BRO NL 35 100 -6 0 0 -1 1 -6 -0.6 3 -3 -0.3 .484 .497 -0.2 -0.0 -2 2
11 Seasons 648 2051 -62 2 0 -1 18 -43 -4.3 64 21 2.1 .494 .497 2.3 1.6 22
BRO (9 yrs) 608 1976 -63 2 0 -1 17 -45 -4.6 61 16 1.6 .493 .497 1.8 1.5 17
CLE (2 yrs) 40 75 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.3 3 5 0.5 .507 .501 0.5 0.1 5

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 PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1916 CLE AL 21 C 14 11 4 47 34 13 0 1 1.000 3.36 .974 6.33 2 16 7 30% 43%
1917 CLE AL 22 C 9 4 4 31 22 8 1 1 .968 3.33 .971 5.71 1 10 5 33% 45%
1922 BRO NL 27 C 81 73 62 384 309 64 11 5 .971 4.60 .974 4.63 9 61 33 35% 46%
1923 BRO NL 28 C 60 58 57 348 273 65 10 8 .971 5.63 .976 4.66 5 55 34 38% 44%
1924 BRO NL 29 C 63 59 56 454 394 57 3 8 .993 7.16 .981 4.78 4 57 34 37% 47% MVP-22
1925 BRO NL 30 C 55 52 46 366 309 50 7 4 .981 6.53 .970 4.45 8 50 37 43% 44%
1926 BRO NL 31 C 37 35 28 207 180 22 5 3 .976 5.46 .971 4.39 2 33 11 25% 44%
1927 BRO NL 32 C 67 64 53 403 339 59 5 8 .988 5.94 .974 4.43 2 33 28 46% 39%
1928 BRO NL 33 C 80 72 54 443 377 56 10 5 .977 5.41 .979 4.42 4 40 32 44% 45%
1929 BRO NL 34 C 68 63 49 343 304 36 3 3 .991 5.00 .974 4.34 4 44 24 35% 42%
1930 BRO NL 35 C 35 30 18 178 160 14 4 2 .978 4.97 .976 4.57 7 13 7 35% 44%
11 Seasons C 569 521 431 3204 2701 444 59 48 .982 5.53 .975 4.58 48 412 252 38% 44%
11 Seasons TOT 569 521 431 3204 2701 444 59 48 .982 5.53 .975 4.58 48 412 252 38% 44%
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 on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1924 NL (22, 1%)
0.01 Career Shares (1533rd)

Putouts as C s c a p y
1922 NL  309 (5th)
1924 NL  394 (2nd)
1925 NL  309 (5th)
1927 NL  339 (4th)
1928 NL  377 (4th)

Assists as C s c a p y
1927 NL  59 (4th)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
1922 NL  11 (4th)
1923 NL  10 (5th)
1928 NL  10 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
1927 NL  8 (5th)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1922 NL  9 (2nd)
1925 NL  8 (5th)
1930 NL  7 (3rd)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1922 NL  61 (2nd)
1924 NL  57 (3rd)
1925 NL  50 (2nd)
1928 NL  40 (4th)
1929 NL  44 (5th)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
1925 NL  37 (5th)
1927 NL  28 (4th)

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
1927 NL  45.9 (5th)
1928 NL  44.4 (5th)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
1922 NL  4.60 (3rd)
1923 NL  5.63 (1st)
1924 NL  7.16 (1st)
1927 NL  5.94 (1st)
1928 NL  5.41 (1st)
1929 NL  5.00 (1st)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 3 (2613), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (413th), 2.1 career WAR/3.2 7yr-peak WAR/2.6 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

Transactions

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Name and misspellings: John Hank henry Herman DeBerry

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