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Lefty Grove

Robert Moses Grove
last name Groves

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: March 6, 1900 in Lonaconing, MD
High School: Central HS (Lonaconing, MD)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1925 (Age 25.039)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1925 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/RedSox 1925-1941

Final Game: September 28, 1941 (Age 41.206)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1947 (123/161 ballots).
   View Lefty Grove Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: May 22, 1975 in Norwalk, OH
Buried: Frostburg Memorial Park, Frostburg, MD
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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
1925 25 PHA AL 45 68 65 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 26 .123 .136 .123 .259 -36 8 0 2 1
1926 26 PHA AL 45 95 81 6 8 1 1 0 6 0 0 5 42 .099 .151 .136 .287 -26 11 0 9 1 MVP-8
1927 27 PHA AL 51 97 80 8 10 1 0 2 8 1 0 8 30 .125 .205 .213 .417 6 17 0 9 1
1928 28 PHA AL 39 104 88 10 15 2 1 1 6 0 0 10 41 .170 .263 .250 .513 34 22 1 5 1
1929 29 PHA AL 42 116 102 13 22 3 0 1 15 0 0 6 33 .216 .259 .275 .534 35 28 0 8 1
1930 30 PHA AL 50 121 110 11 22 3 2 2 17 0 0 7 46 .200 .248 .318 .566 39 35 0 4 1
1931 31 PHA AL 41 122 115 8 23 3 0 0 12 0 0 3 48 .200 .220 .226 .446 15 26 0 4 1 MVP-1
1932 32 PHA AL 44 116 107 10 18 1 0 4 12 0 0 5 51 .168 .205 .290 .495 25 31 0 4 1 MVP-14
1933 ★ 33 PHA AL 45 113 105 9 9 4 0 1 7 0 0 4 43 .086 .119 .152 .272 -28 16 0 4 1 AS,MVP-5
1934 34 BOS AL 22 42 37 4 6 1 0 1 4 0 0 2 13 .162 .205 .270 .475 20 10 0 3 1
1935 ★ 35 BOS AL 35 107 89 5 7 1 1 1 5 0 0 13 49 .079 .196 .146 .342 -12 13 0 6 1 AS,MVP-14
1936 ★ 36 BOS AL 35 99 80 5 11 4 0 0 5 0 0 6 34 .138 .207 .188 .394 -4 15 1 12 1 AS,MVP-15
1937 ★ 37 BOS AL 32 108 91 6 13 1 0 0 6 0 0 12 39 .143 .243 .154 .397 0 14 0 6 1 AS
1938 ★ 38 BOS AL 24 68 54 8 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 7 25 .148 .246 .148 .394 -1 8 0 7 1 AS,MVP-21
1939 ★ 39 BOS AL 25 85 67 3 9 0 0 1 5 0 0 9 26 .134 .237 .179 .416 6 12 0 0 9 1 AS,MVP-15
1940 40 BOS AL 23 61 53 4 8 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 29 .151 .196 .208 .404 3 11 0 0 5 1
1941 41 BOS AL 21 55 45 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 18 .111 .184 .156 .339 -10 7 1 0 6 1
17 Yrs 619 1577 1369 119 202 27 5 15 121 1 1 105 593 .148 .209 .207 .417 6 284 1 2 103
162 Game Avg. 162 413 358 31 53 7 1 4 32 0 0 27 155 .148 .209 .207 .417 6 74 1 27
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
PHA (9 yrs) 402 952 853 78 135 18 4 11 86 1 0 49 360 .158 .205 .227 .432 10 194 1 49
BOS (8 yrs) 217 625 516 41 67 9 1 4 35 0 1 56 233 .130 .216 .174 .391 -1 90 1 1 54

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
1925 25 PHA AL 45 68 -15 0 0 0 7 -8 -0.8 0 -8 -0.8 .483 .495 -0.8 0.0 -8 $6,500 1
1926 26 PHA AL 45 95 -18 0 0 0 9 -9 -0.9 0 -9 -0.9 .480 .494 -0.9 0.0 -9 $6,500 1 MVP-8
1927 27 PHA AL 51 97 -14 0 0 0 10 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .492 .498 -0.4 0.0 -4 $8,000 1
1928 28 PHA AL 39 104 -10 0 0 0 11 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $9,000 1
1929 29 PHA AL 42 116 -12 0 0 0 13 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $12,000 1
1930 30 PHA AL 50 121 -13 0 0 0 13 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $12,000 1
1931 31 PHA AL 41 122 -17 0 0 0 13 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .490 .498 -0.4 0.0 -4 $20,000 1 MVP-1
1932 32 PHA AL 44 116 -15 0 0 0 12 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $20,000 1 MVP-14
1933 ★ 33 PHA AL 45 113 -22 0 0 0 11 -10 -1.0 0 -10 -1.0 .477 .494 -1.0 0.0 -10 $20,000 1 AS,MVP-5
1934 34 BOS AL 22 42 -6 0 0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 $45,000 1
1935 ★ 35 BOS AL 35 107 -18 0 0 0 11 -7 -0.7 0 -7 -0.7 .480 .496 -0.7 -0.0 -7 $10,000 1 AS,MVP-14
1936 ★ 36 BOS AL 35 99 -18 0 0 0 11 -6 -0.6 0 -6 -0.6 .484 .497 -0.5 0.0 -6 $17,500 1 AS,MVP-15
1937 ★ 37 BOS AL 32 108 -16 0 0 0 12 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .487 .497 -0.4 0.0 -4 $19,000 1 AS
1938 ★ 38 BOS AL 24 68 -11 0 0 0 8 -3 -0.2 0 -3 -0.2 .489 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $15,000 1 AS,MVP-21
1939 ★ 39 BOS AL 25 85 -12 0 0 0 9 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .491 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $5,000 1 AS,MVP-15
1940 40 BOS AL 23 61 -9 -0 0 0 7 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .487 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $15,000 1
1941 41 BOS AL 21 55 -9 0 0 0 6 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .488 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 $10,000 1
17 Seasons 619 1577 -235 2 0 0 167 -66 -6.3 0 -66 -6.3 .490 .498 -6.3 0.0 -66 $250,500
Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
PHA (9 yrs) 402 952 -137 2 0 0 99 -36 -3.5 0 -36 -3.5 .491 .498 -3.5 0.0 -36 $114,000
BOS (8 yrs) 217 625 -98 0 0 0 69 -29 -2.8 0 -29 -2.8 .487 .498 -2.8 0.0 -29 $136,500

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
1925 25 PHA AL 68 59 1 0.4 121 .205 .123 .308 .136 .380 .123 .432 .259 .812 -36 .012 -14.2 -1.4 .158 .015 .000
1926 26 PHA AL 95 82 2 0.6 114 .205 .099 .296 .151 .368 .136 .415 .287 .783 -26 .026 -16.0 -1.6 .219 .099 .037
1927 27 PHA AL 97 79 4 1.4 115 .167 .125 .299 .205 .368 .213 .420 .417 .788 6 .088 -12.0 -1.2 .371 .200 .088 1.3
1928 28 PHA AL 104 78 6 2.0 111 .304 .170 .292 .263 .358 .250 .415 .513 .773 34 .177 -8.9 -0.9 .452 .193 .080 .0
1929 29 PHA AL 116 88 7 2.1 116 .309 .216 .297 .259 .364 .275 .429 .534 .793 35 .175 -10.4 -1.0 .425 .118 .059 .0
1930 30 PHA AL 121 92 9 2.6 120 .323 .200 .301 .248 .366 .318 .443 .566 .809 39 .216 -11.2 -1.0 .477 .182 .118 .0
1931 31 PHA AL 122 96 6 1.7 113 .343 .200 .294 .220 .362 .226 .420 .446 .782 15 .122 -15.0 -1.5 .315 .052 .026
1932 32 PHA AL 116 93 6 1.7 114 .269 .168 .289 .205 .360 .290 .425 .495 .785 25 .125 -13.0 -1.2 .404 .168 .121 .0
1933 33 PHA AL 113 100 2 0.5 106 .131 .086 .281 .119 .352 .152 .405 .272 .757 -28 .018 -20.0 -2.0 .208 .105 .067 .0
1934 34 BOS AL 42 34 2 1.6 115 .217 .162 .293 .205 .367 .270 .422 .475 .790 20 .106 -4.8 -0.5 .387 .162 .108 .0
1935 35 BOS AL 107 88 3 0.9 116 .154 .079 .295 .196 .368 .146 .426 .342 .794 -12 .042 -16.1 -1.6 .317 .213 .067 .0
1936 36 BOS AL 99 81 3 1.0 127 .239 .138 .306 .207 .383 .188 .450 .394 .833 -4 .040 -14.1 -1.3 .319 .125 .050
1937 37 BOS AL 108 84 3 0.9 121 .250 .143 .296 .243 .372 .154 .441 .397 .813 0 .041 -14.7 -1.4 .333 .143 .011
1938 38 BOS AL 68 53 2 1.0 123 .276 .148 .296 .246 .376 .148 .442 .394 .818 -1 .045 -8.9 -0.8 .326 .130 .000
1939 39 BOS AL 85 67 3 1.2 117 .200 .134 .291 .237 .367 .179 .431 .416 .798 6 .066 -10.1 -1.0 .362 .179 .045 .0
1940 40 BOS AL 61 51 2 1.0 114 .304 .151 .284 .196 .358 .208 .431 .404 .789 3 .054 -8.1 -0.8 .283 .094 .057 .0
1941 41 BOS AL 55 47 1 0.6 108 .185 .111 .278 .184 .355 .156 .410 .339 .765 -10 .020 -7.4 -0.7 .268 .133 .044
17 Yrs 1577 1272 62 1.3 116 .246 .148 .294 .209 .366 .207 .427 .417 .793 6 .078 -205.0 -19.7 .334 .137 .060 1.9
162 Game Avg. 413 333 16 1.3 116 .246 .148 .294 .209 .366 .207 .427 .417 .793 6 .078 -205.0 -19.7 .334 .137 .060
PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
PHA (9 yrs) 952 767 43 1.5 114 .257 .158 .295 .205 .363 .227 .423 .432 .786 10 .102 -120.8 -11.7 .341 .128 .069 1.8
BOS (8 yrs) 625 505 19 1.0 119 .226 .130 .294 .216 .370 .174 .433 .391 .803 -1 .047 -84.2 -8.0 .324 .151 .045 .0

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
1929 ❍ 29 PHA AL WS CHC W 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1930 ❍ 30 PHA AL WS STL W 3 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1931 31 PHA AL WS STL L 3 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (3 Series) 8 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 WS 8 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1933 PHA AL 33 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1935 BOS AL 35 DNP
1936 BOS AL 36 as P 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1937 BOS AL 37 DNP
1938 BOS AL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1939 BOS AL 39 DNP
6 Yrs (3 GP) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 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
1925 25 PHA AL 68 0.0% 38.2% 1.5% 0.0% 0% 26.00 2.5 21.7 57%
1926 26 PHA AL 95 0.0% 44.2% 5.3% 2.1% 25% 8.40 1.9 13.5 41%
1927 27 PHA AL 97 2.1% 30.9% 8.3% 3.1% 30% 3.75 2.7 40.0 10.0 49%
1928 28 PHA AL 104 1.0% 39.4% 9.6% 3.9% 27% 4.10 2.1 88.0 14.7 44%
1929 29 PHA AL 116 0.9% 28.5% 5.2% 3.5% 18% 5.50 3.1 102.0 6.8 59%
1930 30 PHA AL 121 1.7% 38.0% 5.8% 5.8% 32% 6.57 2.4 55.0 6.5 51%
1931 31 PHA AL 122 0.0% 39.3% 2.5% 2.5% 13% 16.00 2.4 9.6 55%
1932 32 PHA AL 116 3.5% 44.0% 4.3% 4.3% 28% 10.20 2.1 26.8 8.9 45%
1933 33 PHA AL 113 0.9% 38.1% 3.5% 4.4% 56% 10.75 2.4 105.0 15.0 54%
1934 34 BOS AL 42 2.4% 31.0% 4.8% 4.8% 33% 6.50 2.8 37.0 9.3 55%
1935 35 BOS AL 107 0.9% 45.8% 12.2% 2.8% 43% 3.77 1.8 89.0 17.8 36%
1936 36 BOS AL 99 0.0% 34.3% 6.1% 4.0% 36% 5.67 2.4 16.0 46%
1937 37 BOS AL 108 0.0% 36.1% 11.1% 0.9% 8% 3.25 2.3 15.2 48%
1938 38 BOS AL 68 0.0% 36.8% 10.3% 0.0% 0% 3.57 2.2 6.8 43%
1939 39 BOS AL 85 1.2% 30.6% 10.6% 1.2% 11% 2.89 2.6 67.0 13.4 47%
1940 40 BOS AL 61 1.6% 47.5% 4.9% 1.6% 13% 9.67 1.8 53.0 26.5 38%
1941 41 BOS AL 55 0.0% 32.7% 7.3% 3.6% 40% 4.50 2.5 1.50 49%
17 Yrs 1577 1.0% 37.6% 6.7% 3.0% 23% 5.65 2.3 91.3 11.3 1.50 48%
MLB Averages 1.3% 8.2% 8.3% 6.9% 28% 0.99 10.9 67.0 7.7 0.96 80%
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

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1925 25 PHA AL -14.2 -1.4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1926 26 PHA AL -16.0 -1.6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1927 27 PHA AL -12.0 -1.2 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1928 28 PHA AL -8.9 -0.9 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1929 29 PHA AL -10.4 -1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1930 30 PHA AL -11.2 -1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1931 31 PHA AL -15.0 -1.5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1932 32 PHA AL -13.0 -1.2 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1933 33 PHA AL -20.0 -2.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1934 34 BOS AL -4.8 -0.5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1935 35 BOS AL -16.1 -1.6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1936 36 BOS AL -14.1 -1.3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1937 37 BOS AL -14.7 -1.4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1938 38 BOS AL -8.9 -0.8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
1939 39 BOS AL -10.1 -1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
1940 40 BOS AL -8.1 -0.8 7 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 1.03 -0.1 -0.1 -2.4 -0.2 1.27 -1.5 0
1941 41 BOS AL -7.4 -0.7 33 -0.5 0.2 -0.6 .85 -0.5 -0.0 -6.1 -0.6 0.87 -6.2 0
17 Yrs -205.0 -19.7 40 -0.6 0.2 -0.8 .88 -0.7 -0.1 -8.5 -0.8 0.94 -7.7 0
BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1940 40 BOS AL 0 0 30% 3 0 1 0% 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1941 41 BOS AL 0 0 67% 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33% 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1
17 Yrs 0 0 35% 13 1 1 50% 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25% 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 1

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1940 40 BOS AL 6 50% 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 8 0 0% 1 0 0% 0 0 55
1941 41 BOS AL 33 61% 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 7 1 14% 7 0 0% 14 0 0% 1 0 0% 0 0 22
17 Yrs 39 59% 202 0 0 0 0 15 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 103 8 1 13% 8 0 0% 22 0 0% 2 0 0% 0 0 230
MLB Averages 47% 73% 34% 15% 52% 57%

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
1925 25 45 68 65 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 26 .123 .136 .123 .259 -36 8 0 2
1926 26 90 163 146 9 16 1 1 0 9 0 0 6 68 .110 .145 .130 .275 -30 19 0 11
1927 27 141 260 226 17 26 2 1 2 17 1 0 14 98 .115 .167 .159 .326 -17 36 0 20
1928 28 180 364 314 27 41 4 2 3 23 1 0 24 139 .131 .195 .185 .379 -3 58 1 25
1929 29 222 480 416 40 63 7 2 4 38 1 0 30 172 .151 .210 .207 .417 6 86 1 33
1930 30 272 601 526 51 85 10 4 6 55 1 0 37 218 .162 .218 .230 .448 13 121 1 37
1931 31 313 723 641 59 108 13 4 6 67 1 0 40 266 .168 .218 .229 .448 14 147 1 41
1932 32 357 839 748 69 126 14 4 10 79 1 0 45 317 .168 .217 .238 .455 15 178 1 45
1933 33 402 952 853 78 135 18 4 11 86 1 0 49 360 .158 .205 .227 .432 10 194 1 49
1934 34 424 994 890 82 141 19 4 12 90 1 0 51 373 .158 .205 .229 .434 11 204 1 52
1935 35 459 1101 979 87 148 20 5 13 95 1 0 64 422 .151 .204 .222 .426 8 217 1 58
1936 36 494 1200 1059 92 159 24 5 13 100 1 0 70 456 .150 .204 .219 .423 7 232 2 70
1937 37 526 1308 1150 98 172 25 5 13 106 1 0 82 495 .150 .207 .214 .421 7 246 2 76
1938 38 550 1376 1204 106 180 25 5 13 114 1 0 89 520 .150 .209 .211 .420 7 254 2 83
1939 39 575 1461 1271 109 189 25 5 14 119 1 0 98 546 .149 .211 .209 .420 7 266 0 2 92
1940 40 598 1522 1324 113 197 25 5 15 121 1 1 101 575 .149 .210 .209 .419 6 277 0 2 97
1941 41 619 1577 1369 119 202 27 5 15 121 1 1 105 593 .148 .209 .207 .417 6 284 1 2 103

Neutralized Batting

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 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
1925 25 47 71 68 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 1 27 .118 .130 .118 .248 1 45
1926 26 47 96 83 4 6 1 1 0 4 0 4 44 .072 .115 .108 .223 1 45
1927 27 53 100 83 7 10 1 0 2 7 1 8 31 .120 .198 .205 .403 3 51
1928 28 41 108 92 9 15 2 1 1 6 0 10 43 .163 .252 .239 .492 5 39
1929 29 44 120 106 11 21 3 0 1 13 0 6 35 .198 .241 .255 .496 6 42
1930 30 53 123 113 9 20 3 2 2 14 0 6 48 .177 .218 .292 .511 7 50
1931 31 43 125 118 7 22 3 0 0 11 0 3 50 .186 .207 .212 .418 5 41
1932 32 46 120 111 8 17 1 0 4 10 0 5 54 .153 .190 .270 .460 5 44
1933 33 48 120 112 10 10 4 0 1 8 0 4 46 .089 .121 .152 .272 2 45
1934 34 23 44 39 4 6 1 0 1 4 0 2 14 .154 .195 .256 .452 2 22
1935 35 37 110 93 4 6 1 1 1 4 0 11 52 .065 .163 .129 .292 2 35
1936 36 37 100 81 4 9 3 0 0 4 0 5 36 .111 .172 .148 .321 2 35
1937 37 33 112 94 6 13 1 0 0 6 0 12 40 .138 .236 .149 .385 3 32
1938 38 25 73 58 9 9 0 0 0 9 0 8 26 .155 .258 .155 .413 2 24
1939 39 26 86 69 2 8 0 0 1 4 0 8 27 .116 .208 .159 .367 2 25
1940 40 24 63 55 4 8 0 0 1 2 0 3 30 .145 .190 .200 .390 2 23
1941 41 22 57 47 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 4 19 .106 .176 .149 .325 1 21
17 Yrs 649 1628 1422 106 193 26 5 15 109 1 100 622 .136 .194 .193 .386 51 619
162 Game Avg. 162 406 355 26 48 6 1 4 27 0 25 155 .136 .194 .193 .386 13 619
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1936 BBWAA ( 5.3%)
1945 BBWAA (11.3%)
1946 Final Ballot (23.2%)
1946 Nominating Vote (35.1%)
1947 BBWAA (76.4%)
1960 BBWAA ( 2.2%)
Selected to HOF in 1947 by BBWAA

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1926 AL (8, 19%)
1931 AL (1, 98%)
1932 AL (14, 10%)
1933 AL (5, 44%)
1935 AL (14, 10%)
1936 AL (15, 6%)
1938 AL (21, 2%)
1939 AL (15, 5%)
1 MVP
1.94 Career Shares (96th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1926 AL  6.5 (5th)
1928 AL  7.0 (6th)
1929 AL  7.2 (7th)
1930 AL  9.4 (3rd)
1931 AL  9.7 (2nd)
1932 AL  8.8 (2nd)
1933 AL  6.7 (6th)
1935 AL  8.8 (2nd)
1936 AL  10.5 (1st)
1937 AL  9.2 (1st)
1939 AL  6.8 (5th)
Career  103.6 (27th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1926 AL  42 (10th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1936 AL  12 (5th)

Oldest s c a p y
1937 AL  born 1900-03-06 (9th)
1938 AL  born 1900-03-06 (4th)
1939 AL  born 1900-03-06 (3rd)
1940 AL  born 1900-03-06 (1st)
1941 AL  born 1900-03-06 (1st)

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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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