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Johnny Evers    \EE-verz\

John Joseph Evers (Crab or Trojan)

Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 125 lb.

Born: July 21, 1881 in Troy, NY(All Transactions)
Debut: September 1, 1902 (Age 21.042, 2,440th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1903 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Braves/Phillies/Orphans/WhiteSox 1902-1929

Last Game: October 6, 1929 (Age 48.077)   vs. NYG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1946. Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1947.
   View Johnny Evers Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: March 28, 1947 in Albany, NY
Buried: St. Mary Cemetery, Troy, NY
Relatives: Brother of Joe Evers and Nephew of Tom Evers
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Standard Batting

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
1902 20 CHC NL 26 98 90 7 20 0 0 0 2 1 3 9 .222 .263 .222 .485 52 20 2 3 4/6
1903 21 CHC NL 124 497 464 70 136 27 7 0 52 25 19 27 .293 .325 .381 .707 103 177 3 11 *46/5
1904 22 CHC NL 152 587 532 49 141 14 7 0 47 26 28 22 .265 .307 .318 .624 93 169 4 23 *4
1905 23 CHC NL 99 389 340 44 94 11 2 1 37 19 27 20 .276 .333 .329 .663 94 112 2 20 4
1906 24 CHC NL 154 595 533 65 136 17 6 1 51 49 36 24 .255 .305 .315 .620 89 168 2 24 *4/5
1907 25 CHC NL 151 565 508 66 127 18 4 2 51 46 38 17 .250 .309 .313 .622 90 159 5 14 *4
1908 26 CHC NL 126 509 416 83 125 19 6 0 37 36 66 14 .300 .402 .375 .777 144 156 5 22 *4/O
1909 27 CHC NL 127 552 463 88 122 19 6 1 24 28 73 18 .263 .369 .337 .705 117 156 4 12 *4
1910 28 CHC NL 125 556 433 87 114 11 7 0 28 28 108 18 .263 .413 .321 .734 115 139 2 13 *4
1911 29 CHC NL 46 195 155 29 35 4 3 0 7 6 34 10 .226 .372 .290 .662 87 45 2 4 45
1912 30 CHC NL 143 568 478 73 163 23 11 1 61 16 74 18 .341 .431 .441 .873 140 211 2 14 *4 MVP-20
1913 31 CHC NL 136 524 446 81 127 20 5 3 49 11 18 50 14 .285 .361 .372 .733 110 166 3 24 *4 MVP-10
1914 32 BSN NL 139 612 491 81 137 20 3 1 40 12 87 26 .279 .390 .338 .728 113 166 2 31 *4 MVP-1
1915 33 BSN NL 83 349 278 38 73 4 1 1 22 7 8 50 16 .263 .375 .295 .670 106 82 0 21 4
1916 34 BSN NL 71 294 241 33 52 4 1 0 15 5 40 19 .216 .330 .241 .570 81 58 1 12 4
1917 35 TOT NL 80 317 266 25 57 5 1 1 12 9 43 21 .214 .324 .252 .576 77 67 0 8 4/5
1917 35 BSN NL 24 98 83 5 16 0 0 0 0 1 13 8 .193 .302 .193 .495 57 16 0 2 4
1917 35 PHI NL 56 219 183 20 41 5 1 1 12 8 30 13 .224 .333 .279 .612 85 51 0 6 4/5
1922 40 CHW AL 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 12 0 0 0 /4
1929 47 BSN NL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /4
18 Yrs 1784 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
162 Game Avg. 162 655 557 83 151 20 6 1 49 29 71 27 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 186 4 23
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
CHC (12 yrs) 1409 5635 4858 742 1340 183 64 9 446 291 18 556 211 .276 .354 .345 .700 108 1678 36 184
BSN (5 yrs) 318 1353 1093 157 278 28 5 2 77 25 8 190 69 .254 .366 .295 .661 100 322 3 66
PHI (1 yr) 56 219 183 20 41 5 1 1 12 8 30 13 .224 .333 .279 .612 85 51 0 6
CHW (1 yr) 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 12 0 0 0
NL (17 yrs) 1783 7207 6134 919 1659 216 70 12 535 324 26 776 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
AL (1 yr) 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 12 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
1902 20 CHC NL 26 98 -4 -0 0 4 1 0 -0.0 3 3 0.3 .500 .500 -0.1 0.5 -1 $600 4/6
1903 21 CHC NL 124 497 1 0 0 -3 1 -0 -0.0 16 16 1.6 .500 .500 1.8 -0.1 19 *46/5
1904 22 CHC NL 152 587 -3 -0 0 16 0 12 1.5 19 32 3.4 .509 .509 1.5 1.9 15 *4
1905 23 CHC NL 99 389 -1 -0 0 5 0 4 0.4 13 16 1.7 .504 .502 1.1 0.6 11 4
1906 24 CHC NL 154 595 -6 5 0 15 0 14 1.6 19 34 3.7 .511 .511 2.0 1.8 19 $1,350 *4/5
1907 25 CHC NL 151 565 -5 5 0 26 0 26 3.3 18 45 5.3 .522 .521 2.1 3.3 19 *4
1908 26 CHC NL 126 509 23 1 0 6 0 30 3.8 17 47 5.6 .530 .524 4.9 0.8 41 *4/O
1909 27 CHC NL 127 552 12 -0 0 7 0 19 2.4 17 36 4.1 .518 .514 3.2 0.9 29 *4
1910 28 CHC NL 125 556 16 -1 0 4 0 19 2.2 16 35 3.7 .517 .513 3.2 0.5 31 *4
1911 29 CHC NL 46 195 -0 -1 0 3 0 2 0.2 6 8 0.8 .506 .502 0.6 0.3 5 45
1912 30 CHC NL 143 568 31 -2 0 13 0 42 4.1 18 59 5.9 .530 .526 4.7 1.3 46 *4 MVP-20
1913 31 CHC NL 136 523 8 -3 0 9 0 14 1.6 16 30 3.2 .512 .510 2.2 1.0 21 $8,000 *4 MVP-10
1914 32 BSN NL 139 612 13 -1 0 16 0 28 3.1 18 46 4.9 .523 .520 3.2 1.8 30 $11,000 *4 MVP-1
1915 33 BSN NL 83 349 5 -1 0 0 0 4 0.4 11 15 1.6 .506 .503 1.7 -0.0 15 $11,000 4
1916 34 BSN NL 71 294 -3 -0 0 0 0 -3 -0.4 9 6 0.5 .494 .497 0.5 0.0 6 $11,000 4
1917 35 BSN NL 24 98 -3 -0 0 1 0 -2 -0.3 3 1 0.0 .489 .498 -0.1 0.1 -0 $11,000 4
1917 35 PHI NL 56 219 -2 -0 0 5 0 4 0.4 7 10 1.1 .508 .503 0.5 0.7 5 4/5
1922 40 CHW AL 1 5 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .482 .500 0.0 0.0 -0 /4
1929 47 BSN NL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /4
18 Seasons 1784 7211 80 2 0 127 3 213 24.2 226 439 47.7 .514 .512 33.1 15.4 312 $53,950
Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
CHC (12 yrs) 1409 5634 71 5 0 105 2 183 21.0 178 361 39.5 .515 .513 27.3 12.8 256 $9,950
BSN (5 yrs) 318 1353 12 -3 0 17 0 27 2.8 41 67 7.1 .510 .509 5.3 1.9 50 $44,000
PHI (1 yr) 56 219 -2 -0 0 5 0 4 0.4 7 10 1.1 .508 .503 0.5 0.7 5
CHW (1 yr) 1 5 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .482 .500 0.0 0.0 -0

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1902 20 CHC NL 98 73 5 1.8 75 .247 .222 .262 .263 .316 .222 .322 .485 .638 52 .239 -5.0 -0.6 .371 .044 .000 .0
1903 21 CHC NL 497 339 57 4.4 90 .311 .293 .275 .325 .338 .381 .358 .707 .696 103 .552 0.1 0.0 .683 .183 .088 .0
1904 22 CHC NL 587 414 51 3.2 77 .276 .265 .258 .307 .316 .318 .333 .624 .649 93 .494 -5.6 -0.6 .581 .154 .053 .0
1905 23 CHC NL 389 266 37 3.7 87 .292 .276 .269 .333 .332 .329 .352 .663 .683 94 .523 -2.0 -0.2 .650 .188 .053 1.9
1906 24 CHC NL 595 421 51 3.2 80 .266 .255 .259 .305 .327 .315 .330 .620 .657 89 .507 -8.3 -1.0 .642 .220 .060 2.0
1907 25 CHC NL 565 395 48 3.2 79 .256 .250 .259 .309 .326 .313 .329 .622 .654 90 .520 -6.0 -0.7 .651 .228 .063 3.8
1908 26 CHC NL 509 313 62 5.3 74 .311 .300 .251 .402 .313 .375 .324 .777 .637 144 .742 25.8 3.1 .904 .320 .075 .0
1909 27 CHC NL 552 353 57 4.4 78 .273 .263 .254 .369 .322 .337 .328 .705 .650 117 .633 13.2 1.5 .765 .292 .073 1.9
1910 28 CHC NL 556 332 57 4.6 87 .275 .263 .262 .413 .336 .321 .347 .734 .683 115 .603 16.8 1.8 .868 .372 .058 .0
1911 29 CHC NL 195 124 16 3.4 95 .241 .226 .267 .372 .344 .290 .368 .662 .712 87 .435 -0.8 -0.1 .725 .323 .065 .0
1912 30 CHC NL 568 329 91 7.4 99 .353 .341 .279 .431 .349 .441 .380 .873 .729 140 .733 30.3 3.1 .962 .289 .100 1.9
1913 31 CHC NL 524 361 55 4.1 91 .289 .285 .268 .361 .333 .372 .365 .733 .698 110 .541 7.6 0.8 .629 .184 .087 4.7
1914 32 BSN NL 612 385 64 4.5 87 .293 .279 .263 .390 .332 .338 .352 .728 .684 113 .607 13.8 1.6 .754 .261 .059 1.8
1915 33 BSN NL 349 234 30 3.4 79 .276 .263 .254 .375 .316 .295 .339 .670 .655 106 .522 5.1 0.6 .615 .209 .032 1.8
1916 34 BSN NL 294 201 19 2.6 74 .234 .216 .247 .330 .305 .241 .330 .570 .635 81 .385 -2.7 -0.3 .550 .212 .025 .0
1917 35 TOT NL 317 217 22 2.7 79 .230 .214 .257 .324 .315 .252 .340 .576 .655 77 .409 -5.1 -0.6 .569 .233 .038 1.8
1917 35 BSN NL 98 69 5 2.0 74 .213 .193 .250 .302 .306 .193 .330 .495 .636 57 .273 -3.4 -0.4 .448 .169 .000 .0
1917 35 PHI NL 219 148 17 3.1 81 .237 .224 .261 .333 .319 .279 .345 .612 .664 85 .466 -1.7 -0.2 .627 .262 .055 1.8
1922 40 CHW AL 5 3 0 0.0 109 .000 .000 .292 .400 .357 .000 .410 .400 .766 12 .000 -0.2 -0.0 .667 .667 .000
18 Yrs 7212 4760 722 4.0 84 .282 .270 .262 .356 .327 .334 .344 .690 .671 106 .569 77.0 8.4 .703 .239 .064 23.1
162 Game Avg. 655 432 66 4.0 84 .282 .270 .262 .356 .327 .334 .344 .690 .671 106 .569 7 1 .703 .239 .064 2
PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
CHC (12 yrs) 5635 3720 587 4.2 84 .287 .276 .263 .354 .329 .345 .344 .700 .674 108 .583 66.0 7.1 .719 .240 .070 17.5
BSN (5 yrs) 1353 889 118 3.6 81 .270 .254 .256 .366 .320 .295 .342 .661 .662 100 .523 12.9 1.4 .646 .230 .040 3.7
PHI (1 yr) 219 148 17 3.1 81 .237 .224 .261 .333 .319 .279 .345 .612 .664 85 .466 -1.7 -0.2 .627 .262 .055 1.8
CHW (1 yr) 5 3 0 0.0 109 .000 .000 .292 .400 .357 .000 .410 .400 .766 12 -0.2 -0.0 .667 .667 .000
NL (17 yrs) 7207 4757 722 4.1 84 .283 .270 .262 .356 .327 .334 .344 .690 .671 106 .570 77.2 8.4 .703 .239 .064 23.1
AL (1 yr) 5 3 0 0.0 109 .000 .000 .292 .400 .357 .000 .410 .400 .766 12 -0.2 -0.0 .667 .667 .000

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
1906 24 CHC NL WS CHW L 6 21 20 2 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 3 .150 .190 .200 .390 4 0 0 0
1907 ❍ 25 CHC NL WS DET W 5 21 20 2 7 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 .350 .350 .450 .800 9 0 1 0
1908 ❍ 26 CHC NL WS DET W 5 22 20 5 7 1 0 0 2 2 1 2 .350 .381 .400 .781 8 0 1 0
1914 ❍ 32 BSN NL WS PHA W 4 18 16 2 7 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 .438 .500 .438 .938 7 0 0 0
4 Yrs (4 Series) 20 82 76 11 24 4 0 0 6 8 4 8 .316 .350 .368 .718 28 0 2 0
4 WS 20 82 76 11 24 4 0 0 6 8 4 8 .316 .350 .368 .718 28 0 2 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1902 20 CHC NL 98 0.0% 9.2% 3.1% 0.0% 0% 3.00 10.0 45.0 83%
1903 21 CHC NL 497 0.0% 5.4% 3.8% 6.8% 25% 1.42 17.2 8.9 88%
1904 22 CHC NL 587 0.0% 3.8% 4.8% 3.6% 15% 0.79 24.2 11.3 87%
1905 23 CHC NL 389 0.3% 5.1% 6.9% 3.6% 15% 0.74 17.0 340.0 9.2 82%
1906 24 CHC NL 595 0.2% 4.0% 6.1% 4.0% 18% 0.67 22.2 533.0 10.5 85%
1907 25 CHC NL 565 0.4% 3.0% 6.7% 4.3% 19% 0.45 29.9 254.0 10.0 87%
1908 26 CHC NL 509 0.0% 2.8% 13.0% 4.9% 20% 0.21 29.7 11.2 79%
1909 27 CHC NL 552 0.2% 3.3% 13.2% 4.7% 21% 0.25 25.7 463.0 19.3 80%
1910 28 CHC NL 556 0.0% 3.2% 19.4% 3.2% 16% 0.17 24.1 15.5 75%
1911 29 CHC NL 195 0.0% 5.1% 17.4% 3.6% 20% 0.29 15.5 22.1 74%
1912 30 CHC NL 568 0.2% 3.2% 13.0% 6.2% 22% 0.24 26.6 478.0 7.8 81%
1913 31 CHC NL 524 0.6% 2.7% 9.5% 5.3% 22% 0.28 31.9 148.7 9.1 82%
1914 32 BSN NL 612 0.2% 4.3% 14.2% 3.9% 18% 0.30 18.9 491.0 12.3 76%
1915 33 BSN NL 349 0.3% 4.6% 14.3% 1.7% 8% 0.32 17.4 278.0 12.6 75%
1916 34 BSN NL 294 0.0% 6.5% 13.6% 1.7% 10% 0.48 12.7 16.1 76%
1917 35 TOT NL 317 0.3% 6.6% 13.6% 2.2% 12% 0.49 12.7 266.0 22.2 77%
1917 35 BSN NL 98 0.0% 8.2% 13.3% 0.0% 0% 0.62 10.4 77%
1917 35 PHI NL 219 0.5% 5.9% 13.7% 3.2% 17% 0.43 14.1 183.0 15.3 77%
1922 40 CHW AL 5 0.0% 0.0% 40.0% 0.0% 0.00 3.0 60%
18 Yrs 7212 0.2% 4.1% 10.8% 4.1% 18% 0.38 20.9 511.4 11.4 81%
MLB Averages 0.6% 8.9% 7.5% 5.5% 23% 1.19 10.0 140.5 9.3 79%
PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1902 20 26 98 90 7 20 0 0 0 2 1 3 9 .222 .263 .222 .485 52 20 2 3
1903 21 150 595 554 77 156 27 7 0 54 26 22 36 .282 .315 .356 .671 95 197 5 14
1904 22 302 1182 1086 126 297 41 14 0 101 52 50 58 .273 .311 .337 .648 94 366 9 37
1905 23 401 1571 1426 170 391 52 16 1 138 71 77 78 .274 .316 .335 .652 94 478 11 57
1906 24 555 2166 1959 235 527 69 22 2 189 120 113 102 .269 .313 .330 .643 93 646 13 81
1907 25 706 2731 2467 301 654 87 26 4 240 166 151 119 .265 .312 .326 .639 92 805 18 95
1908 26 832 3240 2883 384 779 106 32 4 277 202 217 133 .270 .326 .333 .660 100 961 23 117
1909 27 959 3792 3346 472 901 125 38 5 301 230 290 151 .269 .333 .334 .666 102 1117 27 129
1910 28 1084 4348 3779 559 1015 136 45 5 329 258 398 169 .269 .343 .332 .675 104 1256 29 142
1911 29 1130 4543 3934 588 1050 140 48 5 336 264 432 179 .267 .344 .331 .675 103 1301 31 146
1912 30 1273 5111 4412 661 1213 163 59 6 397 280 506 197 .275 .354 .343 .697 108 1512 33 160
1913 31 1409 5635 4858 742 1340 183 64 9 446 291 18 556 211 .276 .354 .345 .700 108 1678 36 184
1914 32 1548 6247 5349 823 1477 203 67 10 486 303 18 643 237 .276 .358 .345 .703 108 1844 38 215
1915 33 1631 6596 5627 861 1550 207 68 11 508 310 26 693 253 .275 .359 .342 .701 108 1926 38 236
1916 34 1702 6890 5868 894 1602 211 69 11 523 315 26 733 272 .273 .358 .338 .696 107 1984 39 248
1917 35 1782 7207 6134 919 1659 216 70 12 535 324 26 776 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1918 36 1782 7207 6134 919 1659 216 70 12 535 324 26 776 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1919 37 1782 7207 6134 919 1659 216 70 12 535 324 26 776 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1920 38 1782 7207 6134 919 1659 216 70 12 535 324 26 776 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1921 39 1782 7207 6134 919 1659 216 70 12 535 324 26 776 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1922 40 1783 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1923 41 1783 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1924 42 1783 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1925 43 1783 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1926 44 1783 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1927 45 1783 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1928 46 1783 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256
1929 47 1784 7212 6137 919 1659 216 70 12 536 324 26 778 293 .270 .356 .334 .690 106 2051 39 256

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1902 20 30 111 103 8 23 0 0 0 2 1 3 10 .223 .259 .223 .483 6 26
1903 21 143 566 529 74 149 30 8 0 55 27 21 31 .282 .313 .369 .681 60 124
1904 22 158 617 559 55 153 15 8 0 53 28 30 23 .274 .315 .329 .645 57 152
1905 23 103 406 355 46 98 11 2 1 39 20 28 21 .276 .332 .327 .659 39 99
1906 24 162 638 571 77 153 19 7 1 60 55 40 25 .268 .318 .331 .649 60 154
1907 25 159 614 549 82 148 21 5 2 64 54 44 18 .270 .331 .337 .668 60 151
1908 26 131 557 450 106 148 22 7 0 47 43 78 15 .329 .434 .409 .843 79 126
1909 27 133 596 495 105 139 22 7 1 29 32 83 19 .281 .389 .360 .749 68 127
1910 28 131 590 457 97 124 12 8 0 31 30 117 19 .271 .422 .333 .754 64 125
1911 29 48 202 161 29 36 4 3 0 7 6 35 10 .224 .369 .286 .654 17 46
1912 30 151 591 499 72 165 23 11 1 60 16 75 19 .331 .420 .427 .847 89 143
1913 31 142 549 468 87 135 21 5 3 53 12 53 15 .288 .365 .374 .738 64 136
1914 32 144 642 515 89 147 21 3 1 44 13 93 27 .285 .397 .344 .740 71 139
1915 33 86 378 298 47 85 5 1 1 27 8 58 17 .285 .402 .319 .720 38 83
1916 34 74 322 260 45 64 5 1 0 21 6 49 20 .246 .368 .273 .641 26 71
1917 35 83 341 283 31 66 6 1 1 15 10 50 22 .233 .348 .272 .620 27 80
1922 40 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 0 1
17 Yrs 1879 7725 6555 1050 1833 237 77 12 608 361 859 311 .280 .367 .345 .711 825 1783
162 Game Avg. 162 666 565 91 158 20 7 1 52 31 74 27 .280 .367 .345 .711 71 1783
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1936 BBWAA ( 2.7%)
1937 BBWAA (21.9%)
1938 BBWAA (34.7%)
1939 BBWAA (39.1%)
1942 BBWAA (39.1%)
1945 BBWAA (54.3%)
1946 Final Ballot (41.8%)
1946 Nominating Vote (64.4%)
1946 Old Timers (inducted)
Selected to HOF in 1946
by Old Timers Committee

Awards (yr lg award)
1914 NL MVP

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1912 NL (20, 3%)
1913 NL (10, 16%)
1914 NL (1, 78%)
1 MVP
0.97 Career Shares (268th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1907 NL  5.3 (8th)
1908 NL  5.6 (10th)
1912 NL  5.9 (6th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1907 NL  5.3 (4th)
1908 NL  5.6 (5th)
1909 NL  4.1 (10th)
1912 NL  5.9 (3rd)
1914 NL  4.9 (5th)
Career  47.7 (207th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1908 NL  4.9 (6th)
1912 NL  4.7 (5th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
1904 NL  1.9 (3rd)
1906 NL  1.8 (4th)
1907 NL  3.3 (1st)
1912 NL  1.3 (6th)
1913 NL  1.0 (9th)
1914 NL  1.8 (4th)
Career  15.4 (98th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1908 NL  .300 (5th)
1912 NL  .341 (4th)

On-Base% s c a p y
1908 NL  .402 (2nd)
1909 NL  .369 (7th)
1910 NL  .413 (3rd)
1912 NL  .431 (2nd)
1914 NL  .390 (9th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1908 NL  .777 (3rd)
1912 NL  .873 (4th)

Games Played s c a p y
1904 NL  152 (5th)
1906 NL  154 (2nd)
1907 NL  151 (4th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1908 NL  83 (4th)
1909 NL  88 (5th)
1913 NL  81 (10th)
1914 NL  81 (9th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1908 NL  66 (3rd)
1909 NL  73 (3rd)
1910 NL  108 (2nd)
1912 NL  74 (6th)
1914 NL  87 (4th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1906 NL  49 (5th)
1907 NL  46 (2nd)
1908 NL  36 (5th)
Career  324 (135th)

Singles s c a p y
1904 NL  120 (10th)
1912 NL  128 (7th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1908 NL  144 (4th)
1912 NL  140 (4th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1912 NL  91 (8th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1908 NL  26 (5th)
1912 NL  30 (4th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1908 NL  3.1 (5th)
1912 NL  3.1 (4th)

Times On Base s c a p y
1912 NL  239 (10th)
1914 NL  226 (7th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1908 NL  .742 (3rd)
1912 NL  .733 (4th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1904 NL  23 (3rd)
1905 NL  20 (8th)
1913 NL  24 (6th)
1914 NL  31 (3rd)
Career  256 (35th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1904 NL  24.2 (4th)
1905 NL  17.0 (9th)
1906 NL  22.2 (3rd)
1907 NL  29.9 (1st)
1908 NL  29.7 (2nd)
1909 NL  25.7 (2nd)
1910 NL  24.1 (2nd)
1912 NL  26.6 (2nd)
1913 NL  31.9 (1st)
1914 NL  18.9 (4th)
Career  20.9 (98th)

Oldest s c a p y
1917 NL  born 1881-07-21 (9th)
1922 AL  born 1881-07-21 (2nd)
1929 NL  born 1881-07-21 (1st)

Youngest s c a p y
1902 NL  born 1881-07-21 (3rd)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 39 (650), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 34 (571), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 24 (555), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Second Base (28th), 47.7 career WAR/33.3 7yr-peak WAR/40.5 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 20) = 69.3 career WAR/44.5 7yr-peak WAR/56.9 JAWS

Other Resources & Links

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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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