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John Ewing

John Ewing (Long John)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 168 lb.

Born: June 1, 1863 in Cincinnati, OH(All Transactions)
Debut: June 18, 1883 (Age 20.017, 647th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1888 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Colonels/Reds/Nationals/Browns 1883-1891

Final Game: October 1, 1891 (Age 28.122)
Died: April 23, 1895 in Denver, CO
Buried: Mount Washington Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH
Relatives: Brother of Buck Ewing
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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 Awards
1883 STL AA 20 OF 1 3 1 0 2 0 .333 1.00 .850 1.80 0-1-0
1884 TOT UA 21 OF 2 5 2 1 2 0 .600 1.50 .816 1.50 0-1-1
1884 COR UA 21 OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .820 1.50 0-0-1
1884 WHS UA 21 OF 1 4 1 1 2 0 .500 2.00 .815 1.50 0-1-0
1888 LOU AA 25 P 21 191.0 53 4 44 5 0 .906 2.26 2.29 .891 2.45 2.41
1889 LOU AA 26 P 40 331.0 86 9 73 4 3 .953 2.23 2.05 .905 2.13 2.05
1889 LOU AA 26 1B 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .973 10.10
1890 NYI PL 27 P 35 267.1 79 14 61 4 1 .949 2.52 2.14 .912 2.80 2.72
1891 NYG NL 28 P 33 269.1 72 17 49 6 3 .917 2.21 2.00 .915 2.29 2.25
4 Seasons P 129 1058.2 290 44 227 19 7 .934 2.30 2.10 .907 2.40 2.34
2 Seasons OF 3 8 3 1 4 0 .500 1.33 .829 1.60 0-2-1
1 Season 1B 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .973 10.10
6 Seasons TOT 133 1058.2 301 50 228 23 7 .924 2.30 2.09 .905 2.40 2.38 0-2-1
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
1883 STL AA 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1884 COR UA 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
1884 WHS UA 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1888 LOU AA 25 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1889 LOU AA 26 41 41 40 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1890 NYI PL 27 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1891 NYG NL 28 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Seasons 133 133 129 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 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

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1889 AA  .953 (4th)
1890 PL  .949 (4th)

Youngest s c a p y
1883 AA  born 1863-06-01 (4th)

             

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