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John Houseman

John Franklin Houseman

Positions: Second Baseman, Outfielder and Shortstop
Bats: Unknown, Throws: Unknown
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: January 10, 1870 in Netherlands(All Transactions)
Debut: September 11, 1894 (Age 24.244)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1897 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Browns/Colts 1894-1897

Final Game: October 3, 1897 (Age 27.266)
Died: November 4, 1922 in Chicago, IL
Buried: Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, MO
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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
1894 CHC NL 24 SS 3 20 7 12 1 2 .950 6.33 .897 5.70
1894 CHC NL 24 2B 1 6 1 4 1 2 .833 5.00 .928 5.80
1897 STL NL 27 2B 41 256 106 129 21 10 .918 5.73 .936 5.61
1897 STL NL 27 OF 33 67 62 2 3 0 .955 1.94 .936 2.09 7-7-19
1897 STL NL 27 SS 5 14 5 8 1 0 .929 2.60 .907 5.76
1897 STL NL 27 3B 3 13 1 10 2 0 .846 3.67 .892 3.33
2 Seasons 2B 42 262 107 133 22 12 .916 5.71 .936 5.61
1 Season OF 33 67 62 2 3 0 .955 1.94 .936 2.09 7-7-19
2 Seasons SS 8 34 12 20 2 2 .941 4.00 .901 5.74
1 Season 3B 3 13 1 10 2 0 .846 3.67 .892 3.33
2 Seasons TOT 86 376 182 165 29 14 .923 4.03 .931 4.19 7-7-19
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
1894 CHC NL 24 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
1897 STL NL 27 80 80 0 0 0 41 3 5 7 7 19 33 0
2 Seasons 84 84 0 0 0 42 3 8 7 7 19 33 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.

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