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Klondike Douglass

William Bingham Douglass

Positions: First Baseman, Catcher and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: May 10, 1872 in Boston, PA(All Transactions)
Debut: April 23, 1896 (Age 23.349, 1,927th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1896 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Browns 1896-1904

Final Game: April 16, 1904 (Age 31.342)
Died: December 1, 1953 in Bend, OR
Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Bend, OR
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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
1896 STL NL 24 OF 74 132 105 13 14 3 .894 1.59 .933 2.16 29-5-41
1896 STL NL 24 C 6 24 18 5 1 2 .958 3.83 .943 4.58 3 12 6 33% 37%
1896 STL NL 24 SS 2 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 2.00 .902 5.60
1897 STL NL 25 C 61 248 171 64 13 4 .948 3.85 .948 4.74 11 146 62 30% 37%
1897 STL NL 25 OF 44 93 81 7 5 1 .946 2.00 .936 2.10 28-2-14
1897 STL NL 25 1B 17 148 140 6 2 5 .986 8.59 .980 10.26
1897 STL NL 25 3B 7 25 9 10 6 0 .760 2.71 .892 3.34
1897 STL NL 25 SS 1 5 1 3 1 0 .800 4.00 .908 5.80
1898 PHI NL 26 1B 146 1341 1236 73 32 74 .976 8.97 .977 10.33
1899 PHI NL 27 C 66 263 179 76 8 7 .970 3.86 .952 4.60 15 82 67 45% 44%
1899 PHI NL 27 1B 4 29 25 3 1 1 .966 7.00 .977 10.52
1899 PHI NL 27 3B 4 7 3 4 0 0 1.000 1.75 .901 3.60
1899 PHI NL 27 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.20 0-1-0
1900 PHI NL 28 C 47 211 138 59 14 4 .934 4.19 .949 4.98 27 81 51 39% 44%
1900 PHI NL 28 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3.80
1901 PHI NL 29 C 41 235 201 29 5 2 .979 5.61 .971 6.20 10 45 23 34% 44%
1901 PHI NL 29 1B 6 45 45 0 0 2 1.000 7.50 .978 10.25
1901 PHI NL 29 OF 2 7 6 1 0 0 1.000 3.50 .941 2.05 1-1-0
1902 PHI NL 30 1B 69 706 663 33 10 27 .986 10.09 .981 10.61
1902 PHI NL 30 C 29 167 129 30 8 1 .952 5.48 .965 6.07 0 42 24 36% 45%
1902 PHI NL 30 OF 10 13 10 2 1 0 .923 1.20 .945 1.97 10-0-0
1903 PHI NL 31 1B 97 968 902 51 15 41 .985 9.82 .977 10.56
1904 PHI NL 32 1B 3 33 31 1 1 1 .970 10.67 .983 10.67
7 Seasons 1B 342 3270 3042 167 61 151 .981 9.38 .978 10.45
6 Seasons C 250 1148 836 263 49 20 .957 4.40 .956 5.14 66 408 233 36% 42%
5 Seasons OF 131 245 202 23 20 4 .918 1.72 .935 2.12 68-9-55
3 Seasons 3B 13 32 12 14 6 0 .813 2.00 .894 3.49
2 Seasons SS 3 9 1 7 1 0 .889 2.67 .906 5.67
9 Seasons TOT 739 4704 4093 474 137 175 .971 6.18 .970 7.04 68-9-55 66 408 233 36% 42%
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
1896 STL NL 24 81 81 0 6 0 0 0 2 29 5 41 74 0
1897 STL NL 25 126 126 0 61 17 0 7 1 28 2 14 44 0
1898 PHI NL 26 146 146 0 0 146 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1899 PHI NL 27 77 77 0 66 4 0 4 0 0 1 0 1 0
1900 PHI NL 28 50 50 0 47 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
1901 PHI NL 29 51 51 0 41 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0
1902 PHI NL 30 109 109 0 29 69 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0
1903 PHI NL 31 105 105 0 0 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1904 PHI NL 32 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 748 748 0 250 342 0 13 3 68 9 55 131 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

Putoutss c a p y
1898 NL  1,236 (5th)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1899 NL  15 (5th)
1900 NL  27 (1st)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1897 NL  146 (4th)

Def. Games as 1B s c a p y
1898 NL  146 (2nd)
1902 NL  69 (5th)

Putouts as 1B s c a p y
1898 NL  1,236 (5th)

Assists as 1B s c a p y
1898 NL  73 (3rd)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
1898 NL  32 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as 1B s c a p y
1898 NL  74 (5th)

Fielding % as 1B s c a p y
1903 NL  .985 (2nd)

                                         

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