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Denny Mack

Dennis Joseph Mack
born Dennis Joseph Mc Gee

Positions: First Baseman, Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 164 lb.

Born: 1850 in Mauch Chunk, PA
School: Villanova University (Villanova, PA) (All Transactions)
Debut: May 6, 1871 (Age 21)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1872 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Whites/Eclipse/PittsburghAlleghenys/BrownStockings/Athletics/... 1871-1883

Final Game: September 27, 1883 (Age 33)
Died: April 10, 1888 in Wilkes-Barre, PA
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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
1871 21 ROK NA 25 130 122 34 30 7 1 0 17 12 0 8 7 .246 .292 .320 .612 76 39 0 *3/1O6
1872 22 ATH NA 47 228 205 68 59 9 1 0 34 9 5 23 9 .288 .360 .341 .701 117 70 1 *36
1873 23 PHI NA 48 220 205 55 60 5 0 0 19 6 2 15 9 .293 .341 .317 .658 93 65 0 *3/O64
1874 24 PHI NA 56 248 246 48 51 8 4 0 22 4 0 2 3 .207 .214 .272 .486 53 67 2 *3
1876 26 STL NL 48 191 180 32 39 5 0 1 7 11 5 .217 .262 .261 .523 81 47 6/4O
1880 30 BUF NL 17 64 59 5 12 0 0 0 3 5 7 .203 .266 .203 .469 61 12 6/4
1882 32 LOU AA 72 280 264 41 48 3 1 0 16 .182 .229 .201 .429 49 53 64/O
1883 33 PIT AA 60 237 224 26 44 5 3 0 13 .196 .241 .246 .486 62 55 63/4
8 Yrs 373 1598 1505 309 343 42 10 1 102 31 7 93 40 .228 .273 .271 .544 75 408 3
162 Game Avg. 162 694 654 134 149 18 4 0 44 40 .228 .273 .271 .544 75 177
PHI (2 yrs) 104 468 451 103 111 13 4 0 41 10 2 17 12 .246 .274 .293 .566 73 132 2
LOU (1 yr) 72 280 264 41 48 3 1 0 16 .182 .229 .201 .429 49 53
ROK (1 yr) 25 130 122 34 30 7 1 0 17 12 0 8 7 .246 .292 .320 .612 76 39 0
BUF (1 yr) 17 64 59 5 12 0 0 0 3 5 7 .203 .266 .203 .469 61 12
ATH (1 yr) 47 228 205 68 59 9 1 0 34 9 5 23 9 .288 .360 .341 .701 117 70 1
PIT (1 yr) 60 237 224 26 44 5 3 0 13 .196 .241 .246 .486 62 55
STL (1 yr) 48 191 180 32 39 5 0 1 7 11 5 .217 .262 .261 .523 81 47
NA (4 yrs) 176 826 778 205 200 29 6 0 92 31 7 48 28 .257 .300 .310 .610 85 241 3
AA (2 yrs) 132 517 488 67 92 8 4 0 29 .189 .234 .221 .455 55 108
NL (2 yrs) 65 255 239 37 51 5 0 1 10 16 12 .213 .263 .247 .510 76 59

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
1871 21 ROK NA 25 130 -5 3 0 2 0 -0 -0.0 4 4 0.4 .499 .500 0.2 0.1 2 *3/1O6
1872 22 ATH NA 47 228 7 -1 0 5 1 12 0.8 8 20 1.5 .517 .505 1.2 0.4 15 *36
1873 23 PHI NA 48 220 -2 0 0 -1 -0 -2 -0.2 8 5 0.5 .497 .499 0.6 -0.1 6 *3/O64
1874 24 PHI NA 56 248 -14 1 0 -8 0 -21 -1.6 8 -13 -0.8 .472 .490 -0.2 -0.6 -5 *3
1876 26 STL NL 48 191 -1 0 0 6 3 7 0.6 7 14 1.3 .513 .504 0.8 0.8 8 6/4O
1880 30 BUF NL 17 64 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .493 .499 0.1 0.1 1 6/4
1882 32 LOU AA 72 280 -12 0 0 6 3 -2 -0.2 6 4 0.5 .497 .499 -0.1 0.9 -2 64/O
1883 33 PIT AA 60 237 -8 0 0 -1 2 -6 -0.6 5 -1 0.0 .491 .497 0.1 0.1 0 63/4
8 Seasons 373 1598 -37 3 0 9 11 -14 -1.4 48 34 3.4 .497 .499 2.8 1.7 25
PHI (2 yrs) 104 468 -16 1 0 -9 -0 -24 -1.8 16 -8 -0.3 .483 .494 0.4 -0.7 1
LOU (1 yr) 72 280 -12 0 0 6 3 -2 -0.2 6 4 0.5 .497 .499 -0.1 0.9 -2
ROK (1 yr) 25 130 -5 3 0 2 0 -0 -0.0 4 4 0.4 .499 .500 0.2 0.1 2
BUF (1 yr) 17 64 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .493 .499 0.1 0.1 1
ATH (1 yr) 47 228 7 -1 0 5 1 12 0.8 8 20 1.5 .517 .505 1.2 0.4 15
PIT (1 yr) 60 237 -8 0 0 -1 2 -6 -0.6 5 -1 0.0 .491 .497 0.1 0.1 0
STL (1 yr) 48 191 -1 0 0 6 3 7 0.6 7 14 1.3 .513 .504 0.8 0.8 8

Standard Pitching

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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
1871 21 ROK NA 0 1 .000 3.46 3 1 1 1 0 0 13.0 20 30 5 0 3 1 0 1 70 125 4.12 1.769 13.8 0.0 2.1 0.7 0.33
1 Yr 0 1 .000 3.46 3 1 1 1 0 0 13.0 20 30 5 0 3 1 0 1 70 125 4.12 1.769 13.8 0.0 2.1 0.7 0.33
162 Game Avg. 0 17 .000 3.46 51 17 17 17 0 0 221 340 510 85 0 51 17 0 17 1190 125 4.12 1.769 13.8 0.0 2.1 0.7 0.33
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
1871 21 ROK NA 13.0 3 1 30 20.77 10.60 -0.25 0.00 99.0 10.74 -14 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.5 -12 .282 .496
1 Season 13.0 3 1 30 20.77 10.60 -0.25 0.00 99.0 10.74 -14 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.5 -12 .282 .496

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G Awards
1871 ROK NA 21 1B 24 296 271 6 19 11 .936 11.54 .929 10.41
1871 ROK NA 21 P 3 13.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 2.08 1.00 .863 2.15 2.10
1871 ROK NA 21 OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .830 2.00 1-0-0
1871 ROK NA 21 SS 1 4 1 2 1 0 .750 3.00 .780 5.40
1872 ATH NA 22 1B 26 307 280 11 16 8 .948 11.19 .930 10.42
1872 ATH NA 22 SS 21 103 22 56 25 0 .757 3.71 .774 4.80
1873 PHI NA 23 1B 42 466 429 8 29 20 .938 10.40 .925 10.77
1873 PHI NA 23 OF 5 5 3 1 1 0 .800 0.80 .804 2.00 1-1-3
1873 PHI NA 23 SS 3 16 2 12 2 0 .875 4.67 .779 5.07
1873 PHI NA 23 2B 1 8 6 2 0 0 1.000 8.00 .831 5.80
1874 PHI NA 24 1B 56 551 488 8 55 31 .900 8.86 .932 10.52
1876 STL NL 26 SS 41 176 42 114 20 6 .886 3.80 .866 4.56
1876 STL NL 26 2B 5 28 14 10 4 2 .857 4.80 .864 5.70
1876 STL NL 26 OF 2 5 3 0 2 0 .600 1.50 .848 2.10 1-1-0
1880 BUF NL 30 SS 16 67 18 45 4 3 .940 3.94 .882 4.38
1880 BUF NL 30 2B 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 .895 6.40
1882 LOU AA 32 SS 49 236 51 161 24 9 .898 4.33 .859 4.91
1882 LOU AA 32 2B 24 139 55 59 25 11 .820 4.75 .883 5.96
1882 LOU AA 32 OF 5 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.40 .850 1.84 1-3-1
1883 PIT AA 33 SS 38 160 29 106 25 7 .844 3.55 .836 3.94
1883 PIT AA 33 1B 25 245 226 10 9 11 .963 9.44 .951 10.69
1883 PIT AA 33 2B 1 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 8.00 .878 6.10
5 Seasons 1B 173 1865 1694 43 128 81 .931 10.04 .932 10.57
7 Seasons SS 169 762 165 496 101 25 .867 3.91 .844 4.55
5 Seasons 2B 32 185 77 79 29 13 .843 4.88 .878 5.93
4 Seasons OF 13 13 9 1 3 0 .769 0.77 .830 1.95 4-5-4
1 Season P 3 13.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 2.08 1.00 .863 2.15 2.10
8 Seasons TOT 390 13.0 2828 1946 621 261 119 .908 2.08 6.58 .904 2.15 7.23 4-5-4
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G 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

Defensive WARs c a p y
1882 AA  0.9 (5th)

On-Base% s c a p y
1872 NA  .360 (8th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1872 NA  68 (10th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1872 NA  23 (1st)
1873 NA  15 (2nd)
1876 NL  11 (6th)
1882 AA  16 (7th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1871 NA  7 (2nd)
1872 NA  9 (4th)
1873 NA  9 (4th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1871 NA  12 (8th)
1872 NA  9 (8th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
1872 NA  5 (4th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1871 NA  1 (10th)

Games Finished s c a p y
1871 NA  1 (5th)

Putoutss c a p y
1872 NA  302 (5th)
1873 NA  440 (3rd)
1874 NA  488 (5th)

Def. Games as 1B s c a p y
1872 NA  26 (5th)
1873 NA  42 (4th)
1874 NA  56 (3rd)

Putouts as 1B s c a p y
1873 NA  429 (3rd)
1874 NA  488 (5th)

Assists as 1B s c a p y
1871 NA  6 (2nd)
1872 NA  11 (1st)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
1871 NA  19 (4th)
1873 NA  29 (5th)
1874 NA  55 (1st)
Career  128 (79th)

Double Plays Turned as 1B s c a p y
1871 NA  11 (5th)
1873 NA  20 (4th)
1874 NA  31 (2nd)

Def. Games as SS s c a p y
1882 AA  49 (5th)

Range Factor/Game as 1B s c a p y
1871 NA  11.54 (1st)
1872 NA  11.19 (4th)
1873 NA  10.40 (5th)

Fielding % as 1B s c a p y
1871 NA  .936 (5th)
1872 NA  .948 (3rd)
1873 NA  .938 (3rd)
1874 NA  .900 (5th)

Oldest s c a p y
1882 AA  born 1851-13-32 (9th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 2 (618), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 15 (1210), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Pitching - 4 (2030), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 2 (2808), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Shortstop (276th), 3.4 career WAR/4.2 7yr-peak WAR/3.8 JAWS
Average HOF SS (out of 21) = 66.7 career WAR/42.8 7yr-peak WAR/54.7 JAWS

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