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Billy Hamilton

William Robert Hamilton (Sliding Billy)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 6", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: February 15, 1866 in Newark, NJ(All Transactions)
Debut: July 31, 1888 (Age 22.167)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1889 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Beaneaters/Cowboys 1888-1901

Final Game: September 16, 1901 (Age 35.213)
Died: December 15, 1940 in Worcester, MA
Buried: Eastwood Cemetery, Lancaster, MA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1961.
   View Billy Hamilton Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

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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
1888 22 KCC AA 35 137 129 21 34 4 4 0 11 19 4 13 .264 .307 .357 .663 108 46 4 O
1889 23 KCC AA 137 635 534 144 161 17 12 3 77 111 87 41 .301 .413 .395 .808 126 211 14 *O
1890 24 PHI NL 123 588 496 133 161 13 9 2 49 102 83 37 .325 .430 .399 .829 139 198 9 *O
1891 25 PHI NL 133 636 527 141 179 23 7 2 60 111 102 28 .340 .453 .421 .874 155 222 7 *O
1892 26 PHI NL 139 643 554 132 183 21 7 3 53 57 81 29 .330 .423 .410 .833 152 227 8 *O
1893 27 PHI NL 82 431 355 110 135 22 7 5 44 43 63 7 .380 .490 .524 1.014 167 186 13 O
1894 28 PHI NL 132 702 558 198 225 25 15 4 90 100 128 19 .403 .521 .523 1.044 157 292 9 7 *O
1895 29 PHI NL 123 629 517 166 201 22 6 7 74 97 96 30 .389 .490 .495 .985 154 256 7 9 *O
1896 30 BSN NL 131 642 524 153 192 24 10 3 55 83 110 29 .366 .478 .468 .946 145 245 2 6 *O
1897 31 BSN NL 127 622 507 152 174 17 5 3 61 66 105 30 .343 .461 .414 .875 127 210 6 4 *O
1898 32 BSN NL 110 508 417 110 154 16 5 3 50 54 87 30 .369 .480 .453 .933 162 189 2 2 *O
1899 33 BSN NL 84 375 297 63 92 7 1 1 33 19 72 16 .310 .446 .350 .796 111 104 1 5 O
1900 34 BSN NL 136 635 520 103 173 20 5 1 47 32 107 22 .333 .449 .396 .845 124 206 3 5 *O
1901 35 BSN NL 102 425 348 71 100 11 2 3 38 20 64 31 .287 .404 .356 .760 113 124 4 9 *O
14 Yrs 1594 7608 6283 1697 2164 242 95 40 742 914 1189 362 .344 .455 .432 .888 141 2716 89 47
162 Game Avg. 162 773 639 172 220 25 10 4 75 93 121 37 .344 .455 .432 .888 141 276 9
BSN (6 yrs) 690 3207 2613 652 885 95 28 14 284 274 545 158 .339 .456 .413 .868 132 1078 18 31
PHI (6 yrs) 732 3629 3007 880 1084 126 51 23 370 510 553 150 .360 .468 .459 .927 154 1381 53 16
KCC (2 yrs) 172 772 663 165 195 21 16 3 88 130 91 54 .294 .394 .388 .781 124 257 18
NL (12 yrs) 1422 6836 5620 1532 1969 221 79 37 654 784 1098 308 .350 .462 .438 .900 143 2459 71 47
AA (2 yrs) 172 772 663 165 195 21 16 3 88 130 91 54 .294 .394 .388 .781 124 257 18

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
1888 22 KCC AA 35 137 1 1 0 -1 -2 -2 -0.1 3 2 0.2 .496 .499 0.2 -0.3 2 O
1889 23 KCC AA 137 635 28 6 0 -6 -8 20 1.6 13 33 3.0 .512 .510 3.3 -1.1 39 *O
1890 24 PHI NL 123 588 32 7 0 0 -8 32 2.5 18 50 4.4 .522 .517 4.6 -0.9 50 *O
1891 25 PHI NL 133 636 49 8 0 6 -9 55 4.5 20 75 6.6 .536 .529 6.2 -0.4 69 *O
1892 26 PHI NL 139 643 42 2 0 9 -9 44 4.0 21 65 6.1 .529 .525 5.4 -0.0 56 $3,400 *O
1893 27 PHI NL 82 431 45 2 0 6 -5 48 3.7 13 61 5.0 .545 .523 4.5 0.1 55 $1,800 O
1894 28 PHI NL 132 702 82 8 0 6 -7 89 6.1 21 110 8.2 .547 .538 7.8 -0.1 104 $2,100 *O
1895 29 PHI NL 123 629 58 8 0 -2 -7 57 4.2 19 76 6.2 .535 .526 6.4 -0.7 78 *O
1896 30 BSN NL 131 642 47 7 0 0 -7 46 3.7 20 66 5.8 .529 .523 5.8 -0.6 66 *O
1897 31 BSN NL 127 622 32 5 0 6 -6 36 2.9 19 55 4.9 .524 .518 4.4 -0.1 49 *O
1898 32 BSN NL 110 508 40 3 0 -6 -5 32 2.9 16 48 4.6 .527 .518 5.2 -1.1 54 *O
1899 33 BSN NL 84 375 11 -2 0 2 -4 8 0.6 12 20 1.9 .508 .504 1.8 -0.2 18 $2,400 O
1900 34 BSN NL 136 635 27 -2 0 6 -6 25 2.2 20 45 4.2 .516 .514 3.7 0.0 39 *O
1901 35 BSN NL 102 425 10 -1 0 4 -3 9 0.9 14 23 2.4 .509 .506 2.1 0.0 19 *O
14 Seasons 1594 7608 501 53 0 30 -86 498 39.6 230 728 63.3 .526 .520 61.4 -5.2 698 $9,700
BSN (6 yrs) 690 3207 166 9 0 12 -31 156 13.2 102 258 23.8 .520 .515 23.0 -1.9 246 $2,400
PHI (6 yrs) 732 3629 307 36 0 25 -44 324 24.9 112 436 36.4 .535 .527 34.9 -1.9 411 $7,300
KCC (2 yrs) 172 772 29 7 0 -7 -11 18 1.4 16 34 3.1 .509 .508 3.6 -1.4 41

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
1888 22 KCC AA 137 95 13 3.6 74 .293 .264 .249 .307 .307 .357 .328 .663 .636 108 .553 0.8 0.1 .768 .271 .093 .0
1889 23 KCC AA 635 373 84 5.9 95 .322 .301 .272 .413 .345 .395 .370 .808 .715 126 .656 23.8 2.4 1.134 .464 .094 5.8
1890 24 PHI NL 588 335 83 6.6 90 .348 .325 .262 .430 .340 .399 .356 .829 .696 139 .716 30.1 3.1 1.170 .448 .075 3.9
1891 25 PHI NL 636 348 99 7.5 88 .356 .340 .260 .453 .334 .421 .353 .874 .687 155 .766 45.6 4.7 1.270 .486 .082 3.9
1892 26 PHI NL 643 371 94 6.6 81 .345 .330 .252 .423 .325 .410 .337 .833 .662 152 .750 39.9 4.3 1.005 .329 .079 5.7
1893 27 PHI NL 431 220 88 10.6 108 .379 .380 .288 .490 .367 .524 .393 1.014 .760 167 .804 40.2 3.7 1.386 .442 .144 9.0
1894 28 PHI NL 702 340 150 11.5 122 .413 .403 .309 .521 .380 .523 .435 1.044 .815 157 .766 66.6 5.6 1.589 .529 .120 7.7
1895 29 PHI NL 629 325 124 9.9 112 .404 .389 .302 .490 .369 .495 .408 .985 .777 154 .767 50.9 4.6 1.443 .480 .106 13.1
1896 30 BSN NL 642 338 117 9.0 112 .384 .366 .304 .478 .369 .468 .405 .946 .775 145 .757 43.5 4.0 1.325 .469 .101 5.8
1897 31 BSN NL 622 337 96 7.4 111 .361 .343 .304 .461 .369 .414 .405 .875 .774 127 .689 29.2 2.8 1.162 .408 .071 5.7
1898 32 BSN NL 508 265 90 8.8 95 .393 .369 .284 .480 .349 .453 .364 .933 .713 162 .814 42.1 4.3 1.262 .422 .084 5.7
1899 33 BSN NL 375 210 46 5.7 108 .325 .310 .302 .446 .366 .350 .393 .796 .759 111 .623 10.8 1.1 .956 .347 .040 1.9
1900 34 BSN NL 635 352 92 6.8 107 .346 .333 .300 .449 .363 .396 .396 .845 .758 124 .703 26.5 2.6 1.003 .331 .063 1.9
1901 35 BSN NL 425 257 49 5.1 95 .309 .287 .286 .404 .342 .356 .373 .760 .715 113 .613 10.7 1.1 .855 .310 .069 5.2
14 Yrs 7608 4166 1225 7.7 101 .361 .344 .285 .455 .354 .432 .383 .888 .737 141 .731 460.6 44.4 1.192 .423 .088 76.6
162 Game Avg. 773 423 124 7.7 101 .361 .344 .285 .455 .354 .432 .383 .888 .737 141 .731 47 5 1.192 .423 .088 8
BSN (6 yrs) 3207 1759 490 7.3 105 .357 .339 .297 .456 .361 .413 .391 .868 .752 132 .715 162.7 16.0 1.108 .387 .074 26.6
PHI (6 yrs) 3629 1939 638 8.7 100 .374 .360 .279 .468 .352 .459 .380 .927 .732 154 .759 273.2 26.0 1.298 .452 .099 44.0
KCC (2 yrs) 772 468 97 5.4 91 .317 .294 .268 .394 .338 .388 .362 .781 .700 124 .639 24.6 2.5 1.060 .427 .094 5.9
NL (12 yrs) 6836 3698 1128 8.0 103 .366 .350 .287 .462 .356 .438 .385 .900 .741 143 .740 436.0 41.9 1.208 .422 .087 70.7
AA (2 yrs) 772 468 97 5.4 91 .317 .294 .268 .394 .338 .388 .362 .781 .700 124 .639 24.6 2.5 1.060 .427 .094 5.9

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
1888 22 KCC AA 137 0.0% 9.5% 2.9% 5.8% 24% 3.25 9.9 11.7 85%
1889 23 KCC AA 635 0.5% 6.5% 13.7% 5.0% 20% 0.47 13.0 178.0 6.9 77%
1890 24 PHI NL 588 0.3% 6.3% 14.1% 4.1% 15% 0.45 13.4 248.0 10.1 78%
1891 25 PHI NL 636 0.3% 4.4% 16.0% 5.0% 18% 0.27 18.8 263.5 8.8 78%
1892 26 PHI NL 643 0.5% 4.5% 12.6% 4.8% 17% 0.36 19.1 184.7 10.5 81%
1893 27 PHI NL 431 1.2% 1.6% 14.6% 7.9% 25% 0.11 50.7 71.0 8.1 80%
1894 28 PHI NL 702 0.6% 2.7% 18.2% 6.3% 20% 0.15 29.4 139.5 6.2 76%
1895 29 PHI NL 629 1.1% 4.8% 15.3% 5.6% 17% 0.31 17.2 73.9 7.0 76%
1896 30 BSN NL 642 0.5% 4.5% 17.1% 5.8% 19% 0.26 18.1 174.7 9.5 77%
1897 31 BSN NL 622 0.5% 4.8% 16.9% 4.0% 14% 0.29 16.9 169.0 8.3 76%
1898 32 BSN NL 508 0.6% 5.9% 17.1% 4.7% 16% 0.34 13.9 139.0 8.3 76%
1899 33 BSN NL 375 0.3% 4.3% 19.2% 2.4% 10% 0.22 18.6 297.0 9.0 75%
1900 34 BSN NL 635 0.2% 3.5% 16.9% 4.1% 15% 0.21 23.6 520.0 11.1 78%
1901 35 BSN NL 425 0.7% 7.3% 15.1% 3.8% 16% 0.48 11.2 116.0 9.2 74%
14 Yrs 7608 0.5% 4.8% 15.6% 5.0% 17% 0.30 17.4 157.1 8.5 77%
MLB Averages 0.6% 6.9% 8.0% 5.5% 23% 0.86 13.1 139.9 7.6 82%

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
1888 22 35 137 129 21 34 4 4 0 11 19 4 13 .264 .307 .357 .663 108 46 4
1889 23 172 772 663 165 195 21 16 3 88 130 91 54 .294 .394 .388 .781 124 257 18
1890 24 295 1360 1159 298 356 34 25 5 137 232 174 91 .307 .410 .393 .802 130 455 27
1891 25 428 1996 1686 439 535 57 32 7 197 343 276 119 .317 .423 .402 .825 138 677 34
1892 26 567 2639 2240 571 718 78 39 10 250 400 357 148 .321 .423 .404 .827 141 904 42
1893 27 649 3070 2595 681 853 100 46 15 294 443 420 155 .329 .433 .420 .853 145 1090 55
1894 28 781 3772 3153 879 1078 125 61 19 384 543 548 174 .342 .449 .438 .887 148 1382 64 7
1895 29 904 4401 3670 1045 1279 147 67 26 458 640 644 204 .349 .455 .446 .901 149 1638 71 16
1896 30 1035 5043 4194 1198 1471 171 77 29 513 723 754 233 .351 .458 .449 .907 148 1883 73 22
1897 31 1162 5665 4701 1350 1645 188 82 32 574 789 859 263 .350 .458 .445 .903 146 2093 79 26
1898 32 1272 6173 5118 1460 1799 204 87 35 624 843 946 293 .352 .460 .446 .906 147 2282 81 28
1899 33 1356 6548 5415 1523 1891 211 88 36 657 862 1018 309 .349 .459 .441 .900 145 2386 82 33
1900 34 1492 7183 5935 1626 2064 231 93 37 704 894 1125 331 .348 .458 .437 .895 143 2592 85 38
1901 35 1594 7608 6283 1697 2164 242 95 40 742 914 1189 362 .344 .455 .432 .888 141 2716 89 47

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
1888 22 41 156 148 21 36 4 4 0 11 20 4 15 .243 .282 .324 .606 13 35
1889 23 159 676 582 117 150 16 11 3 62 103 81 47 .258 .361 .338 .699 68 137
1890 24 148 660 566 122 164 13 9 2 45 104 85 44 .290 .391 .355 .746 77 123
1891 25 156 702 591 132 182 23 7 2 56 113 104 33 .308 .417 .381 .798 93 133
1892 26 146 652 566 121 176 20 7 3 48 55 78 31 .311 .402 .387 .789 86 139
1893 27 101 472 400 90 128 21 7 5 36 41 60 9 .320 .424 .445 .869 72 82
1894 28 162 744 612 152 203 23 14 4 69 90 115 23 .332 .444 .435 .878 115 132
1895 29 150 682 574 135 189 21 6 7 60 91 90 37 .329 .426 .423 .850 101 123
1896 30 161 709 593 130 186 23 10 3 47 80 107 36 .314 .420 .401 .822 99 131
1897 31 152 680 568 130 168 16 5 3 52 64 101 36 .296 .407 .357 .765 82 127
1898 32 116 509 423 99 146 15 5 3 45 51 82 32 .345 .454 .426 .879 81 110
1899 33 88 366 297 50 81 6 1 1 26 17 63 17 .273 .402 .310 .711 37 84
1900 34 155 674 562 89 166 19 5 1 41 31 103 25 .295 .407 .352 .759 80 136
1901 35 118 475 393 72 106 12 2 3 38 21 68 36 .270 .383 .333 .716 50 102
14 Yrs 1853 8157 6875 1460 2081 232 93 40 636 881 1141 421 .303 .408 .381 .789 1054 1594
162 Game Avg. 162 713 601 128 182 20 8 3 56 77 100 37 .303 .408 .381 .789 92 1594

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1936 Veterans ( 2.6%)
1942 BBWAA ( 0.4%)
1961 Veterans (inducted)
Selected to HOF in 1961
by Veteran's Committee

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1891 NL  6.5 (8th)
1894 NL  8.2 (6th)
Career  63.3 (146th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1890 NL  4.3 (10th)
1891 NL  6.5 (1st)
1892 NL  6.1 (4th)
1893 NL  5.0 (4th)
1894 NL  8.2 (1st)
1895 NL  6.2 (3rd)
1896 NL  5.7 (7th)
1897 NL  4.8 (9th)
1898 NL  4.6 (10th)
1900 NL  4.2 (7th)
Career  63.3 (99th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1889 AA  3.4 (7th)
1890 NL  4.6 (6th)
1891 NL  6.2 (1st)
1892 NL  5.3 (5th)
1893 NL  4.5 (8th)
1894 NL  7.8 (1st)
1895 NL  6.4 (2nd)
1896 NL  5.7 (6th)
1897 NL  4.4 (9th)
1898 NL  5.2 (5th)
1900 NL  3.7 (10th)
Career  61.4 (88th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1890 NL  .325 (2nd)
1891 NL  .340 (1st)
1892 NL  .330 (2nd)
1893 NL  .380 (1st)
1894 NL  .403 (5th)
1895 NL  .389 (6th)
1896 NL  .366 (6th)
1898 NL  .369 (2nd)
1900 NL  .333 (9th)
Career  .344 (7th)

On-Base% s c a p y
1889 AA  .413 (5th)
1890 NL  .430 (2nd)
1891 NL  .453 (1st)
1892 NL  .423 (3rd)
1893 NL  .490 (1st)
1894 NL  .521 (1st)
1895 NL  .490 (2nd)
1896 NL  .478 (1st)
1897 NL  .461 (6th)
1898 NL  .480 (1st)
1900 NL  .449 (3rd)
1901 NL  .404 (7th)
Career  .455 (4th)

Slugging % s c a p y
1891 NL  .421 (8th)
1893 NL  .524 (5th)
1898 NL  .453 (5th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1889 AA  .808 (10th)
1890 NL  .829 (6th)
1891 NL  .874 (2nd)
1892 NL  .833 (7th)
1893 NL  1.014 (1st)
1894 NL  1.044 (6th)
1895 NL  .985 (7th)
1896 NL  .946 (10th)
1898 NL  .933 (1st)
1900 NL  .845 (10th)
Career  .888 (73rd)

Games Played s c a p y
1894 NL  132 (8th)

At Bats s c a p y
1894 NL  558 (8th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1889 AA  635 (7th)
1891 NL  636 (5th)
1894 NL  702 (1st)
1895 NL  629 (5th)
1896 NL  642 (2nd)
1897 NL  622 (5th)
1900 NL  635 (5th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1889 AA  144 (4th)
1890 NL  133 (3rd)
1891 NL  141 (1st)
1892 NL  132 (2nd)
1894 NL  198 (1st)
1895 NL  166 (1st)
1896 NL  153 (2nd)
1897 NL  152 (1st)
Career  1,697 (27th)

Hits s c a p y
1890 NL  161 (6th)
1891 NL  179 (1st)
1892 NL  183 (4th)
1894 NL  225 (2nd)
1895 NL  201 (5th)
1896 NL  192 (7th)
1900 NL  173 (10th)
Career  2,164 (196th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1891 NL  222 (8th)
1894 NL  292 (8th)

Triples s c a p y
1889 AA  12 (7th)
Career  95 (183rd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1889 AA  87 (4th)
1890 NL  83 (5th)
1891 NL  102 (1st)
1894 NL  128 (1st)
1895 NL  96 (1st)
1896 NL  110 (1st)
1897 NL  105 (1st)
1898 NL  87 (3rd)
1899 NL  72 (5th)
1900 NL  107 (2nd)
1901 NL  64 (5th)
Career  1,189 (62nd)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1889 AA  111 (1st)
1890 NL  102 (1st)
1891 NL  111 (1st)
1892 NL  57 (6th)
1894 NL  100 (1st)
1895 NL  97 (1st)
1896 NL  83 (3rd)
1897 NL  66 (3rd)
1898 NL  54 (2nd)
Career  914 (3rd)

Singles s c a p y
1889 AA  129 (8th)
1890 NL  137 (1st)
1891 NL  147 (1st)
1892 NL  152 (1st)
1894 NL  181 (1st)
1895 NL  166 (4th)
1896 NL  155 (4th)
1897 NL  149 (9th)
1900 NL  147 (6th)
Career  1,787 (87th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1890 NL  139 (8th)
1891 NL  155 (2nd)
1892 NL  152 (6th)
1893 NL  167 (1st)
1894 NL  157 (6th)
1895 NL  154 (7th)
1896 NL  145 (10th)
1898 NL  162 (1st)
Career  141 (69th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1889 AA  84 (9th)
1890 NL  83 (8th)
1891 NL  99 (3rd)
1892 NL  94 (7th)
1894 NL  150 (3rd)
1895 NL  124 (5th)
1896 NL  117 (5th)
1900 NL  92 (7th)
Career  1,225 (189th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1890 NL  30 (6th)
1891 NL  46 (1st)
1892 NL  40 (4th)
1893 NL  40 (5th)
1894 NL  67 (2nd)
1895 NL  51 (3rd)
1896 NL  43 (7th)
1897 NL  29 (9th)
1898 NL  42 (4th)
1900 NL  27 (7th)
Career  461 (58th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1890 NL  3.1 (6th)
1891 NL  4.7 (1st)
1892 NL  4.3 (4th)
1893 NL  3.7 (5th)
1894 NL  5.6 (2nd)
1895 NL  4.6 (3rd)
1896 NL  4.1 (7th)
1897 NL  2.8 (9th)
1898 NL  4.3 (4th)
1900 NL  2.7 (7th)
Career  44.4 (57th)

Times On Base s c a p y
1889 AA  262 (4th)
1890 NL  253 (2nd)
1891 NL  288 (1st)
1892 NL  272 (4th)
1894 NL  362 (1st)
1895 NL  304 (2nd)
1896 NL  304 (1st)
1897 NL  285 (1st)
1900 NL  283 (2nd)
Career  3,442 (107th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1889 AA  .656 (10th)
1890 NL  .716 (6th)
1891 NL  .766 (1st)
1892 NL  .750 (6th)
1893 NL  .804 (1st)
1894 NL  .767 (6th)
1895 NL  .767 (6th)
1896 NL  .757 (5th)
1898 NL  .814 (1st)
1900 NL  .703 (9th)
Career  .731 (45th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1889 AA  14 (6th)
1890 NL  9 (6th)
1893 NL  13 (6th)
Career  89 (119th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1893 NL  50.7 (10th)
Career  17.4 (183rd)

Oldest s c a p y
1901 NL  born 1866-02-15 (10th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 43 (34), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 133 (132), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 154 (82), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 51 (80), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (13th), 63.3 career WAR/42.6 7yr-peak WAR/53.0 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

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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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