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Max Flack

Max John Flack

Position: Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 148 lb.

Born: February 5, 1890 in Belleville, IL(All Transactions)
Debut: April 16, 1914 (Age 24.070, 4,061st in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1914 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Cardinals/Whales/Chi-Feds 1914-1925

Last Game: September 3, 1925 (Age 35.210)
Died: July 31, 1975 in Belleville, IL
Buried: Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL
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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
1914 CHI FL 24 OF 133 132 123 257 232 18 7 3 .973 1.88 .951 1.94
1914 CHI FL 24 LF 114 113 106 228 206 17 5 1 .978 1.96 .948 1.95
1914 CHI FL 24 RF 20 19 17 29 26 1 2 1 .931 1.35 .952 1.64
1915 CHI FL 25 OF 138 132 121 258 226 24 8 5 .969 1.81 .963 2.06
1915 CHI FL 25 RF 81 77 75 124 104 15 5 3 .960 1.47 .958 1.68
1915 CHI FL 25 LF 61 55 46 134 122 9 3 2 .978 2.15 .960 2.12
1916 CHC NL 26 OF 136 123 109 217 193 22 2 4 .991 1.58 .967 2.15
1916 CHC NL 26 RF 136 123 109 217 193 22 2 4 .991 1.58 .964 1.75
1917 CHC NL 27 OF 117 112 102 225 199 14 12 3 .947 1.82 .963 2.20
1917 CHC NL 27 RF 107 103 96 212 187 14 11 3 .948 1.88 .955 1.86
1917 CHC NL 27 LF 11 6 4 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 0.91 .963 2.17
1917 CHC NL 27 CF 6 3 2 3 2 0 1 0 .667 0.33 .967 2.57
1918 CHC NL 28 OF 121 121 120 224 199 20 5 4 .978 1.81 .962 2.26
1918 CHC NL 28 RF 121 121 120 224 199 20 5 4 .978 1.81 .962 1.86
1919 CHC NL 29 OF 116 116 111 215 194 18 3 1 .986 1.83 .964 2.26
1919 CHC NL 29 RF 116 116 111 215 194 18 3 1 .986 1.83 .959 1.99
1920 CHC NL 30 OF 132 130 125 240 216 16 8 2 .967 1.76 .964 2.34
1920 CHC NL 30 RF 130 129 124 234 210 16 8 2 .966 1.74 .961 2.08
1920 CHC NL 30 CF 1 1 1 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 .963 2.80
1921 CHC NL 31 OF 130 130 130 266 244 19 3 2 .989 2.02 .965 2.40
1921 CHC NL 31 RF 130 130 130 266 244 19 3 2 .989 2.02 .964 2.08
1922 TOT NL 32 OF 81 80 70 155 144 5 6 3 .961 1.84 .962 2.40
1922 TOT NL 32 RF 80 79 70 155 144 5 6 3 .961 1.86 .955 2.18
1922 CHC NL 32 OF 15 14 12 30 28 0 2 0 .933 1.87 .962 2.40
1922 CHC NL 32 RF 15 14 12 30 28 0 2 0 .933 1.87 .955 2.18
1922 STL NL 32 OF 66 66 58 125 116 5 4 3 .968 1.83 .962 2.40
1922 STL NL 32 RF 65 65 58 125 116 5 4 3 .968 1.86 .955 2.18
1922 STL NL 32 CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.80
1923 STL NL 33 OF 121 116 112 263 242 8 13 4 .951 2.07 .964 2.44
1923 STL NL 33 RF 121 116 112 263 242 8 13 4 .951 2.07 .958 2.18
1924 STL NL 34 OF 52 47 42 102 90 9 3 0 .971 1.90 .965 2.39
1924 STL NL 34 RF 50 46 42 97 86 9 2 0 .979 1.90 .966 2.06
1924 STL NL 34 CF 2 1 0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 2.00 .964 2.85
1925 STL NL 35 OF 59 54 50 112 103 8 1 1 .991 1.88 .967 2.48
1925 STL NL 35 RF 54 50 46 102 94 7 1 1 .990 1.87 .967 2.27
1925 STL NL 35 LF 5 4 4 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 .967 2.26
12 Seasons OF 1336 1293 1215 2534 2282 181 71 32 .972 1.84 .963 2.25 191-10-1146
12 Seasons RF 1146 1109 1052 2138 1923 154 61 28 .971 1.81 .960 1.98
4 Seasons LF 191 178 160 382 347 27 8 3 .979 1.96 .953 2.03
4 Seasons CF 10 6 3 14 12 0 2 0 .857 1.20 .964 2.67
12 Seasons TOT 1336 1293 1215 2534 2282 181 71 32 .972 1.84 .963 2.25 191-10-1146
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G 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
1914 CHI FL 24 134 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 112 0 23 133 0
1915 CHI FL 25 141 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 0 81 138 0
1916 CHC NL 26 141 123 141 136 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 136 136 0 7 4
1917 CHC NL 27 131 112 131 117 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 6 107 117 0 13 1
1918 CHC NL 28 123 121 123 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 121 121 0 2 0
1919 CHC NL 29 116 116 116 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 116 116 0 0 0
1920 CHC NL 30 135 130 135 131 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 130 131 0 3 1
1921 CHC NL 31 133 130 133 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 130 130 0 3 0
1922 STL NL 32 66 66 66 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 65 66 0 0 0
1922 CHC NL 32 17 14 17 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 15 0 1 1
1923 STL NL 33 128 116 128 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 121 121 0 7 0
1924 STL NL 34 67 47 67 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50 52 0 15 0
1925 STL NL 35 79 54 79 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 54 59 0 20 0
12 Seasons 1411 1029 1411 1064 0 0 0 0 0 0 189 10 1149 1335 0 71 7
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 LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1914 FL  114 (2nd)

Putouts as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1914 FL  206 (3rd)

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1914 FL  17 (2nd)

Def. Games as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1916 NL  136 (3rd)
1917 NL  107 (4th)
1918 NL  121 (1st)
1919 NL  116 (4th)
1920 NL  130 (4th)
1921 NL  130 (3rd)
1922 NL  80 (5th)
Career  1,146 (58th)

Putouts as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1916 NL  193 (4th)
1917 NL  187 (5th)
1918 NL  199 (1st)
1920 NL  210 (4th)
1921 NL  244 (3rd)
1922 NL  144 (5th)
1923 NL  242 (5th)
Career  1,923 (68th)

Assists as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1915 FL  15 (5th)
1916 NL  22 (2nd)
1917 NL  14 (5th)
1918 NL  20 (1st)
1919 NL  18 (4th)
1920 NL  16 (3rd)
1921 NL  19 (3rd)
1924 NL  9 (5th)
Career  154 (15th)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1917 NL  11 (4th)
1918 NL  5 (5th)
1920 NL  8 (4th)
1923 NL  13 (5th)
Career  61 (35th)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1915 FL  3 (4th)
1916 NL  4 (4th)
1917 NL  3 (5th)
1918 NL  4 (1st)
1921 NL  2 (5th)
1922 NL  3 (5th)
1923 NL  4 (4th)
Career  28 (25th)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
1918 NL  121 (3rd)

Assists as OF s c a p y
1915 FL  24 (4th)
1916 NL  22 (3rd)
1918 NL  20 (2nd)
Career  181 (69th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1918 NL  4 (5th)
1923 NL  4 (5th)

Range Factor/Game as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1914 FL  1.96 (2nd)

Fielding % as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1914 FL  .978 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1917 NL  1.88 (4th)
1918 NL  1.81 (5th)
1921 NL  2.02 (3rd)
1922 NL  1.86 (5th)

Fielding % as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1916 NL  .991 (1st)
1917 NL  .948 (2nd)
1918 NL  .978 (1st)
1919 NL  .986 (1st)
1920 NL  .966 (3rd)
1921 NL  .989 (1st)
1923 NL  .951 (5th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1914 FL  .973 (3rd)
1916 NL  .991 (1st)
1918 NL  .978 (4th)
1919 NL  .986 (3rd)
1921 NL  .989 (1st)

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