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Babe Herman

Floyd Caves Herman

Positions: Rightfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: June 26, 1903 in Buffalo, NY
High School: Glendale HS (Glendale, CA) (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1926 (Age 22.292)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1926 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Robins/Reds/Cubs/Dodgers/Pirates/... 1926-1945

Final Game: September 16, 1945 (Age 42.082)
Died: November 27, 1987 in Glendale, CA
Buried: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA
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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 29, 2014 3:17PM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #216. Sammy Sosa… #217. Ron Cey… #218. Norm Cash… #219. BABE HERMAN… #220. Rafael Palmeiro… #221. Earl Averill… #222. Joe Mauer… 

Standard Batting

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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
1926 23 BRO NL 137 554 496 64 158 35 11 11 81 8 44 53 .319 .375 .500 .875 136 248 1 13 3O9/7 MVP-16
1927 24 BRO NL 130 466 412 65 112 26 9 14 73 4 39 41 .272 .336 .481 .817 117 198 1 14 *3/7O
1928 25 BRO NL 134 542 486 64 165 37 6 12 91 1 38 36 .340 .390 .514 .904 136 250 2 16 *O9
1929 26 BRO NL 146 637 569 105 217 42 13 21 113 21 55 45 .381 .436 .612 1.047 158 348 0 13 *O9/3 MVP-8
1930 27 BRO NL 153 699 614 143 241 48 11 35 130 18 66 56 .393 .455 .678 1.132 169 416 4 15 *O9
1931 28 BRO NL 151 661 610 93 191 43 16 18 97 17 50 65 .313 .365 .525 .890 136 320 0 1 *O9
1932 29 CIN NL 148 642 577 87 188 38 19 16 87 7 60 45 .326 .389 .541 .930 151 312 0 5 *O9 MVP-12
1933 30 CHC NL 137 565 508 77 147 36 12 16 93 6 50 57 .289 .353 .502 .855 142 255 15 0 7 *O9
1934 31 CHC NL 125 508 467 65 142 34 5 14 84 1 35 71 .304 .353 .488 .841 124 228 9 0 5 *9O/3 MVP-16
1935 32 TOT NL 118 471 430 52 136 31 6 10 65 5 38 35 .316 .373 .486 .859 132 209 7 1 2 7O3
1935 32 PIT NL 26 85 81 8 19 8 1 0 7 0 3 10 .235 .271 .358 .629 65 29 4 1 0 7O/3
1935 32 CIN NL 92 386 349 44 117 23 5 10 58 5 35 25 .335 .396 .516 .912 147 180 3 0 2 7O3
1936 33 CIN NL 119 422 380 59 106 25 2 13 71 4 39 36 .279 .348 .458 .806 122 174 11 1 1 O7/39
1937 34 DET AL 17 22 20 2 6 3 0 0 3 2 0 1 6 .300 .364 .450 .814 102 9 1 0 /7O
1945 42 BRO NL 37 39 34 6 9 1 0 1 9 0 5 7 .265 .359 .382 .741 107 13 1 0 0 /O9
13 Yrs 1552 6228 5603 882 1818 399 110 181 997 94 0 520 553 .324 .383 .532 .915 141 2980 43 11 92
162 Game Avg. 162 650 585 92 190 42 11 19 104 10 54 58 .324 .383 .532 .915 141 311 1 10
BRO (7 yrs) 888 3598 3221 540 1093 232 66 112 594 69 297 303 .339 .396 .557 .953 144 1793 1 8 72
CIN (3 yrs) 359 1450 1306 190 411 86 26 39 216 16 134 106 .315 .379 .510 .889 142 666 14 1 8
CHC (2 yrs) 262 1073 975 142 289 70 17 30 177 7 85 128 .296 .353 .495 .848 133 483 24 0 12
PIT (1 yr) 26 85 81 8 19 8 1 0 7 0 3 10 .235 .271 .358 .629 65 29 4 1 0
DET (1 yr) 17 22 20 2 6 3 0 0 3 2 0 1 6 .300 .364 .450 .814 102 9 1 0
NL (12 yrs) 1535 6206 5583 880 1812 396 110 181 994 92 519 547 .325 .383 .532 .915 141 2971 43 10 92
AL (1 yr) 17 22 20 2 6 3 0 0 3 2 0 1 6 .300 .364 .450 .814 102 9 1 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
1926 23 BRO NL 137 554 23 -1 0 -4 -6 12 1.2 17 29 2.9 .509 .508 3.3 -1.1 33 3O9/7 MVP-16
1927 24 BRO NL 130 466 8 -0 0 1 -5 4 0.3 14 18 1.8 .503 .502 1.7 -0.4 17 *3/7O
1928 25 BRO NL 134 542 25 0 0 -2 -6 18 1.7 17 34 3.4 .513 .511 3.7 -0.8 37 *O9
1929 26 BRO NL 146 637 53 -0 0 -14 -7 32 2.8 20 52 4.7 .519 .517 6.0 -1.9 65 $12,000 *O9/3 MVP-8
1930 27 BRO NL 153 699 71 -1 0 -6 -7 57 4.8 21 78 6.9 .532 .530 7.5 -1.2 84 $15,000 *O9
1931 28 BRO NL 151 661 28 -0 0 -8 -7 13 1.2 20 33 3.3 .509 .508 4.2 -1.6 41 $19,000 *O9
1932 29 CIN NL 148 642 41 -1 0 12 -7 45 4.5 20 65 6.6 .531 .528 5.4 0.5 53 *O9 MVP-12
1933 30 CHC NL 137 565 25 -0 0 0 -6 19 2.0 17 36 3.9 .516 .513 4.0 -0.7 36 *O9
1934 31 CHC NL 125 508 14 0 0 -6 -6 3 0.3 16 18 1.9 .502 .502 2.4 -1.1 24 *9O/3 MVP-16
1935 32 PIT NL 26 85 -4 0 0 -3 -1 -8 -0.8 3 -5 -0.5 .470 .495 -0.2 -0.4 -2 7O/3
1935 32 CIN NL 92 386 23 -0 0 2 -4 21 2.0 12 33 3.3 .522 .513 3.1 -0.2 31 7O3
1936 33 CIN NL 119 422 12 -0 0 -2 -4 5 0.4 14 18 1.9 .504 .503 2.0 -0.7 20 O7/39
1937 34 DET AL 17 22 -0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 /7O
1945 42 BRO NL 37 39 0 0 0 -1 -0 -1 -0.1 1 0 0.0 .498 .499 0.1 -0.1 1 /O9
13 Seasons 1552 6228 320 -3 0 -31 -66 220 20.5 192 411 40.3 .514 .512 43.4 -9.7 442 $46,000
BRO (7 yrs) 888 3598 209 -2 0 -34 -38 135 11.9 110 245 23.1 .514 .513 26.7 -7.1 279 $46,000
CIN (3 yrs) 359 1450 75 -1 0 12 -15 71 7.0 45 116 11.8 .520 .516 10.5 -0.3 104
CHC (2 yrs) 262 1073 39 -0 0 -6 -12 22 2.3 33 55 5.8 .509 .508 6.4 -1.9 61
PIT (1 yr) 26 85 -4 0 0 -3 -1 -8 -0.8 3 -5 -0.5 .470 .495 -0.2 -0.4 -2
DET (1 yr) 17 22 -0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 -0.0 1

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1926 BRO NL 23 1B 101 92 91 992 918 60 14 55 .986 9.68 .989 10.56 MVP-16
1926 BRO NL 23 OF 35 34 22 63 56 4 3 0 .952 1.71 .965 2.42 MVP-16
1926 BRO NL 23 RF 28 28 18 58 51 4 3 0 .948 1.96 .968 2.21 MVP-16
1926 BRO NL 23 LF 7 6 4 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 0.71 .960 2.21 MVP-16
1927 BRO NL 24 1B 105 104 101 1057 968 68 21 64 .980 9.87 .989 10.51
1927 BRO NL 24 LF 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.20
1927 BRO NL 24 OF 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.50
1928 BRO NL 25 OF 127 126 98 253 225 12 16 2 .937 1.87 .972 2.47
1928 BRO NL 25 RF 127 126 98 253 225 12 16 2 .937 1.87 .968 2.26
1929 BRO NL 26 OF 141 140 136 270 244 10 16 2 .941 1.80 .973 2.47 MVP-8
1929 BRO NL 26 RF 141 140 136 270 244 10 16 2 .941 1.80 .971 2.37 MVP-8
1929 BRO NL 26 1B 2 2 2 18 16 1 1 1 .944 8.50 .989 10.45 MVP-8
1930 BRO NL 27 OF 153 152 149 276 260 10 6 1 .978 1.76 .968 2.40
1930 BRO NL 27 RF 153 152 149 276 260 10 6 1 .978 1.76 .966 2.41
1931 BRO NL 28 OF 150 150 149 324 287 24 13 7 .960 2.07 .973 2.48
1931 BRO NL 28 RF 150 150 149 324 287 24 13 7 .960 2.07 .969 2.33
1932 CIN NL 29 OF 146 146 144 423 392 18 13 6 .969 2.81 .976 2.52 MVP-12
1932 CIN NL 29 RF 146 146 144 423 392 18 13 6 .969 2.81 .969 2.32 MVP-12
1933 CHC NL 30 OF 131 129 127 276 252 12 12 1 .957 2.02 .977 2.43
1933 CHC NL 30 RF 131 129 127 276 252 12 12 1 .957 2.02 .975 2.23
1934 CHC NL 31 RF 114 108 106 205 192 7 6 2 .971 1.75 .970 2.22 MVP-16
1934 CHC NL 31 OF 113 108 106 205 192 7 6 2 .971 1.76 .973 2.37 MVP-16
1934 CHC NL 31 1B 7 7 7 63 59 3 1 5 .984 8.86 .991 10.01 MVP-16
1935 TOT NL 32 LF 91 89 86 189 178 6 5 0 .974 2.02 .970 2.25
1935 TOT NL 32 OF 91 89 86 189 178 6 5 0 .974 2.02 .971 2.42
1935 TOT NL 32 1B 17 15 14 154 141 9 4 12 .974 8.82 .989 9.93
1935 PIT NL 32 LF 15 15 14 24 22 1 1 0 .958 1.53 .970 2.25
1935 PIT NL 32 OF 15 15 14 24 22 1 1 0 .958 1.53 .971 2.42
1935 PIT NL 32 1B 3 2 2 20 18 0 2 1 .900 6.00 .989 9.93
1935 CIN NL 32 LF 76 74 72 165 156 5 4 0 .976 2.12 .970 2.25
1935 CIN NL 32 OF 76 74 72 165 156 5 4 0 .976 2.12 .971 2.42
1935 CIN NL 32 1B 14 13 12 134 123 9 2 11 .985 9.43 .989 9.93
1936 CIN NL 33 OF 92 89 75 184 175 3 6 0 .967 1.93 .973 2.38
1936 CIN NL 33 LF 91 88 75 181 172 3 6 0 .967 1.92 .972 2.18
1936 CIN NL 33 1B 4 1 1 10 9 1 0 1 1.000 2.50 .990 10.15
1936 CIN NL 33 RF 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .965 2.10
1937 DET AL 34 LF 2 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 .967 2.15
1937 DET AL 34 OF 2 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 .970 2.35
1945 BRO NL 42 OF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.47
1945 BRO NL 42 RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.13
13 Seasons OF 1185 1166 1092 2467 2265 106 96 21 .961 2.00 .973 2.44
10 Seasons RF 994 980 927 2087 1905 97 85 21 .959 2.01 .970 2.31
6 Seasons 1B 236 221 216 2294 2111 142 41 138 .982 9.55 .989 10.47
5 Seasons LF 192 186 165 379 359 9 11 0 .971 1.92 .971 2.21
13 Seasons TOT 1421 1387 1308 4761 4376 248 137 159 .971 3.25 .981 3.78
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG 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 on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1942 BBWAA ( 0.4%)
1948 BBWAA ( 1.7%)
1949 BBWAA ( 3.3%)
1950 BBWAA ( 1.2%)
1951 BBWAA ( 0.4%)
1952 BBWAA ( 1.3%)
1953 BBWAA ( 0.8%)
1954 BBWAA ( 0.4%)
1955 BBWAA ( 2.0%)
1956 BBWAA ( 5.7%)
1958 BBWAA ( 4.9%)
1960 BBWAA ( 2.6%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1926 NL (16, 10%)
1929 NL (8, 30%)
1932 NL (12, 10%)
1934 NL (16, 5%)
0.55 Career Shares (420th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1930 NL  7.0 (3rd)
1932 NL  6.6 (6th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1929 NL  4.7 (10th)
1930 NL  7.0 (3rd)
1932 NL  6.6 (4th)
1933 NL  4.0 (10th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1929 NL  6.1 (5th)
1930 NL  7.6 (2nd)
1931 NL  4.2 (10th)
1932 NL  5.4 (6th)
1933 NL  4.0 (8th)
Career  43.4 (237th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1928 NL  .340 (5th)
1929 NL  .381 (2nd)
1930 NL  .393 (2nd)
1932 NL  .326 (10th)
Career  .324 (42nd)

On-Base% s c a p y
1929 NL  .436 (7th)
1930 NL  .455 (2nd)
1932 NL  .389 (7th)
Career  .383 (152nd)

Slugging % s c a p y
1926 NL  .500 (7th)
1928 NL  .514 (10th)
1929 NL  .612 (7th)
1930 NL  .678 (3rd)
1931 NL  .525 (8th)
1932 NL  .541 (6th)
1933 NL  .502 (3rd)
1935 NL  .486 (10th)
Career  .532 (46th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1926 NL  .875 (7th)
1929 NL  1.047 (5th)
1930 NL  1.132 (2nd)
1931 NL  .890 (9th)
1932 NL  .930 (6th)
1933 NL  .855 (5th)
Career  .915 (51st)

Games Played s c a p y
1930 NL  153 (8th)
1931 NL  151 (10th)

At Bats s c a p y
1930 NL  614 (9th)
1931 NL  610 (8th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1930 NL  699 (8th)
1931 NL  661 (7th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1930 NL  143 (5th)
1931 NL  93 (10th)

Hits s c a p y
1929 NL  217 (6th)
1930 NL  241 (3rd)
1931 NL  191 (7th)
1932 NL  188 (9th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1929 NL  348 (5th)
1930 NL  416 (3rd)
1931 NL  320 (3rd)
1932 NL  312 (7th)
1933 NL  255 (8th)

Doubles s c a p y
1926 NL  35 (4th)
1928 NL  37 (7th)
1929 NL  42 (8th)
1930 NL  48 (3rd)
1931 NL  43 (3rd)
1933 NL  36 (6th)
Career  399 (177th)

Triples s c a p y
1929 NL  13 (5th)
1931 NL  16 (2nd)
1932 NL  19 (1st)
1933 NL  12 (3rd)
Career  110 (125th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1926 NL  11 (7th)
1927 NL  14 (8th)
1929 NL  21 (10th)
1930 NL  35 (5th)
1931 NL  18 (4th)
1932 NL  16 (10th)
1933 NL  16 (5th)
1936 NL  13 (10th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1930 NL  130 (4th)
1931 NL  97 (5th)
1932 NL  87 (10th)
1933 NL  93 (6th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1930 NL  66 (7th)
1932 NL  60 (5th)
1933 NL  50 (10th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1926 NL  53 (7th)
1930 NL  56 (10th)
1931 NL  65 (6th)
1933 NL  57 (5th)
1934 NL  71 (3rd)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1929 NL  21 (4th)
1930 NL  18 (2nd)
1931 NL  17 (2nd)

Singles s c a p y
1929 NL  141 (8th)
1930 NL  147 (6th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1926 NL  136 (7th)
1928 NL  136 (10th)
1929 NL  158 (4th)
1930 NL  169 (2nd)
1931 NL  136 (9th)
1932 NL  151 (5th)
1933 NL  142 (5th)
1935 NL  132 (9th)
Career  141 (73rd)

Runs Created s c a p y
1926 NL  93 (9th)
1929 NL  152 (5th)
1930 NL  188 (3rd)
1931 NL  117 (4th)
1932 NL  121 (7th)
1933 NL  90 (9th)
Career  1,151 (228th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1926 NL  24 (5th)
1928 NL  26 (10th)
1929 NL  52 (4th)
1930 NL  70 (2nd)
1931 NL  29 (8th)
1932 NL  41 (6th)
1933 NL  27 (7th)
Career  326 (110th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1926 NL  2.4 (5th)
1928 NL  2.5 (10th)
1929 NL  4.6 (4th)
1930 NL  6.0 (2nd)
1931 NL  2.8 (8th)
1932 NL  4.0 (6th)
1933 NL  2.8 (7th)
Career  30.4 (118th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1926 NL  57 (5th)
1928 NL  55 (10th)
1929 NL  76 (6th)
1930 NL  94 (3rd)
1931 NL  77 (1st)
1932 NL  73 (5th)
1933 NL  64 (4th)
Career  690 (189th)

Times On Base s c a p y
1930 NL  311 (4th)
1931 NL  241 (8th)
1932 NL  248 (9th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1926 NL  .693 (8th)
1929 NL  .784 (3rd)
1930 NL  .808 (2nd)
1931 NL  .705 (10th)
1932 NL  .738 (6th)
1933 NL  .690 (7th)
1935 NL  .674 (10th)
Career  .709 (64th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
1926 NL  9.3 (8th)
1929 NL  21.0 (2nd)
1930 NL  23.8 (1st)
1931 NL  17.5 (1st)
1932 NL  9.7 (9th)
1933 NL  8.7 (4th)

AB per HR s c a p y
1926 NL  45.1 (8th)
1927 NL  29.4 (7th)
1930 NL  17.5 (6th)
1931 NL  33.9 (9th)
1933 NL  31.8 (7th)
1934 NL  33.4 (10th)
1936 NL  29.2 (8th)

Outs Made s c a p y
1931 NL  420 (10th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
1926 NL  14 (4th)
1927 NL  21 (1st)

Def. Games as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1936 NL  91 (5th)

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1935 NL  6 (5th)

Errors Committed as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1936 NL  6 (5th)

Def. Games as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1928 NL  127 (3rd)
1929 NL  141 (2nd)
1930 NL  153 (2nd)
1931 NL  150 (1st)
1932 NL  146 (3rd)
1933 NL  131 (5th)
1934 NL  114 (5th)
Career  994 (70th)

Putouts as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1928 NL  225 (4th)
1931 NL  287 (2nd)
1932 NL  392 (1st)
Career  1,905 (69th)

Assists as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1928 NL  12 (5th)
1930 NL  10 (5th)
1931 NL  24 (2nd)
1932 NL  18 (2nd)
1933 NL  12 (3rd)
Career  97 (51st)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1928 NL  16 (1st)
1929 NL  16 (1st)
1931 NL  13 (1st)
1932 NL  13 (2nd)
1933 NL  12 (2nd)
1934 NL  6 (5th)
Career  85 (21st)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1928 NL  2 (5th)
1929 NL  2 (5th)
1931 NL  7 (2nd)
1932 NL  6 (1st)
1934 NL  2 (5th)
Career  21 (56th)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
1930 NL  153 (5th)
1931 NL  150 (4th)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
1932 NL  392 (4th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
1931 NL  24 (2nd)
1932 NL  18 (2nd)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1928 NL  16 (1st)
1929 NL  16 (1st)
1931 NL  13 (3rd)
1932 NL  13 (4th)
1933 NL  12 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1931 NL  7 (2nd)
1932 NL  6 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1932 NL  2.81 (1st)
Career  2.01 (60th)

Fielding % as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1930 NL  .978 (2nd)
1931 NL  .960 (2nd)
1932 NL  .969 (3rd)
1934 NL  .971 (4th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1930 NL  .978 (5th)

Oldest s c a p y
1945 NL  born 1903-06-26 (7th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 1 (759), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 138 (116), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 74 (262), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 39 (180), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Right Field (49th), 40.3 career WAR/31.8 7yr-peak WAR/36.0 JAWS
Average HOF RF (out of 24) = 73.2 career WAR/42.9 7yr-peak WAR/58.1 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1929 26 Brooklyn Robins $12,000 ? 1/30/30 TSN
1930 27 Brooklyn Robins $15,000 ? 4/3/30 TSN
1931 28 Brooklyn Robins $19,000 ? 3/19/31 TSN and 1/21/32 TSN $18,000 per 12/17/31 TSN
Career to date (may be incomplete)$46,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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