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Dave Keefe

David Edwin Keefe

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: January 9, 1897 in Williston, VT
Signed
by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1917. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 21, 1917 (Age 20.102)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1920 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Indians 1917-1922

Final Game: August 5, 1922 (Age 25.208)
Died: February 4, 1978 in Kansas City, MO
Buried: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Cemetery, Richmond, VT
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1917 20 PHA AL 1 0 1.000 1.80 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 5 4 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 22 168 4.26 1.800 9.0 0.0 7.2 1.8 0.25
1919 22 PHA AL 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 8 4 4 0 3 5 0 0 0 36 89 2.38 1.222 8.0 0.0 3.0 5.0 1.67
1920 23 PHA AL 6 7 .462 2.97 31 13 15 7 1 0 130.1 129 60 43 2 30 41 6 1 1 528 136 3.15 1.220 8.9 0.1 2.1 2.8 1.37
1921 24 PHA AL 2 9 .182 4.68 44 12 18 4 0 2 173.0 214 126 90 19 64 68 5 0 7 784 95 4.94 1.607 11.1 1.0 3.3 3.5 1.06
1922 25 CLE AL 0 0 6.19 18 1 8 0 0 0 36.1 47 30 25 2 12 11 0 0 2 159 66 4.11 1.624 11.6 0.5 3.0 2.7 0.92
5 Yrs 9 17 .346 4.15 97 27 43 12 1 2 353.2 403 224 163 23 113 126 11 1 10 1529 102 4.12 1.459 10.3 0.6 2.9 3.2 1.12
162 Game Avg. 5 9 .346 4.15 53 15 24 7 1 1 194 221 123 89 13 62 69 6 1 5 838 102 4.12 1.459 10.3 0.6 2.9 3.2 1.12
PHA (4 yrs) 9 17 .346 3.91 79 26 35 12 1 2 317.1 356 194 138 21 101 115 11 1 8 1370 108 4.12 1.440 10.1 0.6 2.9 3.3 1.14
CLE (1 yr) 0 0 6.19 18 1 8 0 0 0 36.1 47 30 25 2 12 11 0 0 2 159 66 4.11 1.624 11.6 0.5 3.0 2.7 0.92
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1917 20 PHA AL 5.0 3 0 4 7.20 4.01 -0.22 0.00 105.0 4.44 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .440 .499
1919 22 PHA AL 9.0 1 1 4 4.00 4.04 -0.46 0.00 112.0 5.03 1 0.1 -0.0 0.2 2 .610 .501
1920 23 PHA AL 130.1 31 13 60 4.14 4.87 -0.38 0.00 103.9 5.46 19 1.9 1.0 -0.1 3.2 33 .563 .512 $1,800
1921 24 PHA AL 173.0 44 12 126 6.55 5.33 -0.21 0.00 104.2 5.77 -16 -1.5 1.0 -0.1 0.2 6 .466 .491 $3,000
1922 25 CLE AL 36.1 18 1 30 7.43 4.87 -0.21 0.00 100.1 5.09 -9 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.5 -5 .451 .495 $3,000
5 Seasons 353.2 97 27 224 5.70 5.06 -0.28 0.00 103.9 5.55 -8 -0.5 1.0 -0.2 3.0 34 .495 .499 $7,800
PHA (4 yrs) 317.1 79 26 194 5.50 5.08 -0.29 0.00 104.3 5.60 2 0.4 1.0 -0.2 3.5 40 .505 .499 $4,800
CLE (1 yr) 36.1 18 1 30 7.43 4.87 -0.21 0.00 100.1 5.09 -9 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.5 -5 .451 .495 $3,000

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
1917 20 PHA AL 27 0.0% 3.7% 14.8% 85%
1919 22 PHA AL 38 0.0% 13.2% 7.9% 5.3% 25% 74%
1920 23 PHA AL 542 0.4% 7.6% 5.5% 2.4% 10% 84%
1921 24 PHA AL 775 2.5% 8.8% 8.3% 3.2% 12% 77%
1922 25 CLE AL 160 1.3% 6.9% 7.5% 79%
5 Yrs 1542 1.5% 8.2% 7.3% 2.6% 10% 80%
MLB Averages 0.7% 7.9% 7.3% 2.5% 11% 81%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
1917 20 1 0 1.000 1.80 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 5 4 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 22 168 1.800 9.0 0.0 7.2 1.8 0.25 168
1918 21 1 0 1.000 1.80 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 5 4 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 22 168 1.800 9.0 0.0 7.2 1.8 0.25 168
1919 22 1 1 .500 3.21 4 1 2 1 0 0 14.0 13 8 5 0 7 6 0 0 0 58 105 1.429 8.4 0.0 4.5 3.9 0.86 105
1920 23 7 8 .467 2.99 35 14 17 8 1 0 144.1 142 68 48 2 37 47 6 1 1 586 132 1.240 8.9 0.1 2.3 2.9 1.27 132
1921 24 9 17 .346 3.91 79 26 35 12 1 2 317.1 356 194 138 21 101 115 11 1 8 1370 108 1.440 10.1 0.6 2.9 3.3 1.14 108
1922 25 9 17 .346 4.15 97 27 43 12 1 2 353.2 403 224 163 23 113 126 11 1 10 1529 102 1.459 10.3 0.6 2.9 3.2 1.12 102

Neutralized Pitching

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 W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
1917 20 0 1 .000 7.20 5.0 6 5 4 0 5 1 0 2.200 10.8 9.0 1.8 0.20 0.0 3
1919 22 1 0 1.000 3.60 10.0 9 4 4 0 3 6 0 1.200 8.1 2.7 5.4 2.00 0.0 1
1920 23 8 7 .533 3.28 137.0 130 56 50 2 30 43 6 1.168 8.5 2.0 2.8 1.43 0.1 31
1921 24 9 11 .450 4.90 182.0 203 110 99 18 61 72 5 1.451 10.0 3.0 3.6 1.18 0.9 44
1922 25 2 2 .500 6.39 38.0 49 30 27 2 13 12 0 1.632 11.6 3.1 2.8 0.92 0.5 18
5 Yrs 20 21 .488 4.45 372.0 397 205 184 22 112 134 11 1.368 9.6 3.2 1.20 0.5 97

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Games Played s c a p y
1921 AL  44 (5th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1921 AL  19 (3rd)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1921 AL  7 (2nd)

Games Finished s c a p y
1920 AL  15 (6th)
1921 AL  18 (3rd)

Youngest s c a p y
1917 AL  born 1897-01-09 (6th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 1 (2681), Average HOFer ≈ 185
JAWS Relief Pitcher (890th), 2.7 career WAR/2.7 7yr-peak WAR/2.7 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: David Dave davey david Edwin Keefe

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