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Gus Mancuso

August Rodney Mancuso (Blackie)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 5, 1905 in Galveston, TX (All Transactions)
Debut: April 30, 1928 (Age 22.147)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1930 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Cardinals/Cubs/Phillies/Dodgers 1928-1945

Final Game: September 11, 1945 (Age 39.280)
Died: October 26, 1984 in Houston, TX
Buried: Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, Houston, TX
Relatives: Brother of Frank Mancuso
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Fine Details  · Last updated Aug 22, 2014 10:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #1357. Scott Hatteberg… #1358. Charlie Comiskey… #1359. Birdie Tebbetts… #1360. GUS MANCUSO… #1361. Alfredo Griffin… #1362. Dan Ford… #1363. Kurt Suzuki… 

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
1928 22 STL NL 11 40 38 2 7 0 1 0 3 0 0 5 .184 .184 .237 .421 8 9 0 2 2
1930 24 STL NL 76 254 227 39 83 17 2 7 59 1 18 16 .366 .415 .551 .965 126 125 1 8 2
1931 25 STL NL 67 208 187 13 49 16 1 1 23 2 18 13 .262 .327 .374 .701 84 70 0 3 2
1932 26 STL NL 103 344 310 25 88 23 1 5 43 0 30 15 .284 .347 .413 .760 100 128 0 4 2
1933 27 NYG NL 144 540 481 39 127 17 2 6 56 0 48 21 .264 .331 .345 .676 94 166 15 0 11 *2 MVP-6
1934 28 NYG NL 122 422 383 32 94 14 0 7 46 0 27 19 .245 .295 .337 .632 70 129 9 0 12 *2
1935 ★ 29 NYG NL 128 489 447 33 133 18 2 5 56 1 30 16 .298 .342 .380 .722 95 170 16 0 12 *2 AS,MVP-17
1936 30 NYG NL 139 564 519 55 156 21 3 9 63 0 39 28 .301 .351 .405 .755 103 210 16 1 5 *2 MVP-8
1937 ★ 31 NYG NL 86 307 287 30 80 17 1 4 39 1 17 20 .279 .319 .387 .706 90 111 4 0 3 2 AS
1938 32 NYG NL 52 178 158 19 55 8 0 2 15 0 17 13 .348 .411 .437 .848 132 69 4 0 3 2
1939 33 CHC NL 80 282 251 17 58 10 0 2 17 0 24 19 .231 .298 .295 .593 58 74 4 0 6 2
1940 34 BRO NL 60 159 144 16 33 8 0 0 16 0 13 7 .229 .293 .285 .578 55 41 4 0 0 2
1941 35 STL NL 106 375 328 25 75 13 1 2 37 0 37 19 .229 .309 .293 .601 65 96 9 1 9 *2 MVP-17
1942 36 TOT NL 44 139 122 4 22 1 1 0 9 1 14 7 .180 .265 .205 .470 37 25 5 0 3 2
1942 36 STL NL 5 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .077 .077 .077 .154 -56 1 0 0 0 /2
1942 36 NYG NL 39 126 109 4 21 1 1 0 8 1 14 7 .193 .285 .220 .505 48 24 5 0 3 2
1943 37 NYG NL 94 291 252 11 50 5 0 2 20 0 28 16 .198 .284 .242 .526 53 61 13 2 8 2
1944 38 NYG NL 78 231 195 15 49 4 1 1 25 0 30 20 .251 .351 .297 .649 85 58 4 0 6 2
1945 39 PHI NL 70 206 176 11 35 5 0 0 16 2 28 10 .199 .309 .227 .536 53 40 8 0 2 2
17 Yrs 1460 5029 4505 386 1194 197 16 53 543 8 418 264 .265 .328 .351 .679 84 1582 111 5 97
162 Game Avg. 162 558 500 43 132 22 2 6 60 1 46 29 .265 .328 .351 .679 84 176 1 11
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
NYG (9 yrs) 882 3148 2831 238 765 105 10 36 328 3 250 160 .270 .330 .353 .683 88 998 86 3 63
STL (6 yrs) 368 1234 1103 104 303 69 6 15 166 3 103 68 .275 .338 .389 .727 89 429 9 2 26
PHI (1 yr) 70 206 176 11 35 5 0 0 16 2 28 10 .199 .309 .227 .536 53 40 8 0 2
BRO (1 yr) 60 159 144 16 33 8 0 0 16 0 13 7 .229 .293 .285 .578 55 41 4 0 0
CHC (1 yr) 80 282 251 17 58 10 0 2 17 0 24 19 .231 .298 .295 .593 58 74 4 0 6

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
1928 22 STL NL 11 40 -5 0 0 0 0 -5 -0.5 1 -4 -0.4 .452 .497 -0.4 0.0 -4 2
1930 24 STL NL 76 254 11 0 0 -2 2 11 0.9 8 19 1.7 .512 .506 1.9 -0.0 21 2
1931 25 STL NL 67 208 -4 -0 0 0 2 -2 -0.3 6 4 0.4 .496 .499 0.4 0.2 4 2
1932 26 STL NL 103 344 1 0 0 0 3 4 0.4 11 15 1.5 .504 .503 1.5 0.3 15 2
1933 27 NYG NL 144 540 -2 1 0 -2 5 1 0.0 17 18 1.9 .501 .501 2.1 0.2 20 *2 MVP-6
1934 28 NYG NL 122 422 -15 1 0 -2 4 -13 -1.3 13 0 0.0 .489 .492 0.2 0.2 2 *2
1935 ★ 29 NYG NL 128 489 -2 0 0 -2 4 1 0.1 15 16 1.7 .501 .501 1.8 0.2 18 *2 AS,MVP-17
1936 30 NYG NL 139 564 3 1 0 1 5 10 0.9 18 28 2.9 .507 .506 2.7 0.6 27 *2 MVP-8
1937 ★ 31 NYG NL 86 307 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 -0.1 10 9 0.9 .499 .499 0.9 0.2 9 2 AS
1938 32 NYG NL 52 178 8 0 0 0 1 9 0.9 6 15 1.5 .518 .506 1.5 0.1 15 2
1939 33 CHC NL 80 282 -14 0 0 0 2 -11 -1.3 9 -2 -0.3 .485 .493 -0.2 0.2 -2 2
1940 34 BRO NL 60 159 -8 0 0 1 1 -6 -0.6 5 -0 -0.1 .490 .496 -0.2 0.2 -1 2
1941 35 STL NL 106 375 -14 0 0 1 3 -10 -1.1 13 3 0.2 .490 .494 0.1 0.4 2 *2 MVP-17
1942 36 STL NL 5 13 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.2 .446 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 /2
1942 36 NYG NL 39 126 -6 -0 0 0 1 -6 -0.7 4 -1 -0.2 .484 .496 -0.2 0.1 -1 2
1943 37 NYG NL 94 291 -14 0 0 0 2 -11 -1.3 9 -2 -0.4 .486 .492 -0.4 0.3 -2 2
1944 38 NYG NL 78 231 -3 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 7 7 0.6 .499 .500 0.6 0.2 7 2
1945 39 PHI NL 70 206 -9 -0 0 0 2 -8 -0.8 7 -1 -0.2 .488 .495 -0.2 0.2 -1 2
17 Seasons 1460 5029 -80 4 0 -5 42 -39 -5.2 160 121 11.5 .497 .499 12.1 3.7 126
Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
NYG (9 yrs) 882 3148 -34 3 0 -5 26 -10 -1.6 99 89 8.9 .499 .499 9.4 2.1 94
STL (6 yrs) 368 1234 -14 1 0 -1 10 -4 -0.9 39 35 3.2 .498 .500 3.4 0.9 36
PHI (1 yr) 70 206 -9 -0 0 0 2 -8 -0.8 7 -1 -0.2 .488 .495 -0.2 0.2 -1
BRO (1 yr) 60 159 -8 0 0 1 1 -6 -0.6 5 -0 -0.1 .490 .496 -0.2 0.2 -1
CHC (1 yr) 80 282 -14 0 0 0 2 -11 -1.3 9 -2 -0.3 .485 .493 -0.2 0.2 -2

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1930 24 STL NL WS PHA L 2 8 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 0 0 0 0 0
1931 ❍ 25 STL NL WS PHA W 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1933 ❍ 27 NYG NL WS WSH W 5 21 17 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 .118 .250 .176 .426 3 1 0 1 0 1
1936 30 NYG NL WS NYY L 6 23 19 3 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 .263 .364 .368 .732 7 1 0 1 0 1
1937 31 NYG NL WS NYY L 3 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs (5 Series) 18 61 52 6 9 3 0 0 4 0 0 7 6 .173 .271 .231 .502 12 3 0 2 0 2
5 WS 18 61 52 6 9 3 0 0 4 0 0 7 6 .173 .271 .231 .502 12 3 0 2 0 2

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 PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1928 STL NL 22 C 11 10 10 62 54 7 1 0 .984 5.55 .979 4.42 1 5 4 44% 45%
1930 STL NL 24 C 61 56 51 320 277 33 10 2 .969 5.08 .976 4.57 5 18 17 49% 44%
1931 STL NL 25 C 56 50 38 287 239 40 8 6 .972 4.98 .980 4.64 1 19 19 50% 46%
1932 STL NL 26 C 82 80 69 519 454 53 12 7 .977 6.18 .979 4.66 3 33 27 45% 44%
1933 NYG NL 27 C 142 139 120 682 580 83 19 15 .972 4.67 .982 4.35 12 40 42 51% 46% MVP-6
1934 NYG NL 28 C 122 118 84 527 448 67 12 7 .977 4.22 .985 4.85 11 30 31 51% 44%
1935 NYG NL 29 C 126 126 104 571 484 71 16 4 .972 4.40 .976 4.78 7 38 32 46% 44% AS,MVP-17
1936 NYG NL 30 C 138 137 115 643 524 104 15 15 .977 4.55 .979 4.96 5 28 44 61% 46% MVP-8
1937 NYG NL 31 C 81 79 66 488 410 69 9 4 .982 5.91 .980 5.25 3 16 29 64% 46% AS
1938 NYG NL 32 C 44 42 38 213 184 24 5 5 .977 4.73 .979 4.85 3 9 8 47% 45%
1939 CHC NL 33 C 76 73 63 376 333 36 7 6 .981 4.86 .982 4.81 5 16 16 50% 46%
1940 BRO NL 34 C 56 39 26 223 193 26 4 6 .982 3.91 .978 5.00 2 6 13 11 46% 45% 0
1941 STL NL 35 C 105 98 74 546 482 58 6 6 .989 5.14 .983 5.04 2 2 12 27 69% 46% 0 MVP-17
1942 TOT NL 36 C 41 39 27 176 151 21 4 1 .977 4.20 .979 4.95 3 1 6 9 60% 46% 0
1942 STL NL 36 C 3 3 2 12 11 0 1 0 .917 3.67 .979 4.93 1 0 0
1942 NYG NL 36 C 38 36 25 164 140 21 3 1 .982 4.24 .979 4.95 2 1 6 9 60% 46% 0
1943 NYG NL 37 C 77 67 59 386 336 40 10 8 .974 4.88 .981 4.70 5 3 26 17 40% 44% 0
1944 NYG NL 38 C 72 56 46 293 249 37 7 4 .976 3.97 .979 4.56 2 15 22 15 41% 42% 0
1945 PHI NL 39 C 70 56 32 252 215 34 3 4 .988 3.56 .978 4.57 3 1 26 19 42% 40% 2
17 Seasons C 1360 1265 1022 6564 5613 803 148 100 .977 4.72 .980 4.77 73 28 357 367 51% 45% 2
17 Seasons TOT 1360 1265 1022 6564 5613 803 148 100 .977 4.72 .980 4.77 73 28 357 367 51% 45% 2
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO 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
1958 BBWAA ( 0.4%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1933 NL (6, 30%)
1935 NL (17, 5%)
1936 NL (8, 16%)
1941 NL (17, 4%)
0.55 Career Shares (420th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1934 NL  12 (9th)
1935 NL  12 (9th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
1935 NL  16 (3rd)
1936 NL  16 (8th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1935 NL  27.9 (5th)
Career  17.1 (201st)

Def. Games as C s c a p y
1933 NL  142 (1st)
1934 NL  122 (3rd)
1935 NL  126 (1st)
1936 NL  138 (1st)
Career  1,360 (44th)

Putouts as C s c a p y
1932 NL  454 (4th)
1933 NL  580 (1st)
1934 NL  448 (4th)
1935 NL  484 (1st)
1936 NL  524 (1st)
1937 NL  410 (4th)
1941 NL  482 (4th)
Career  5,613 (85th)

Assists as C s c a p y
1933 NL  83 (2nd)
1934 NL  67 (2nd)
1935 NL  71 (2nd)
1936 NL  104 (2nd)
1937 NL  69 (4th)
Career  803 (76th)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
1930 NL  10 (4th)
1932 NL  12 (3rd)
1933 NL  19 (1st)
1934 NL  12 (1st)
1935 NL  16 (2nd)
1936 NL  15 (1st)
1937 NL  9 (5th)
1939 NL  7 (5th)
1943 NL  10 (2nd)
Career  148 (76th)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
1933 NL  15 (1st)
1934 NL  7 (4th)
1936 NL  15 (1st)
1943 NL  8 (4th)
Career  100 (57th)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1933 NL  12 (1st)
1934 NL  11 (1st)
1935 NL  7 (4th)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1933 NL  40 (2nd)
1934 NL  30 (4th)
1935 NL  38 (2nd)
1936 NL  28 (4th)
1943 NL  26 (4th)
1944 NL  22 (5th)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
1933 NL  42 (1st)
1934 NL  31 (2nd)
1935 NL  32 (2nd)
1936 NL  44 (1st)
1937 NL  29 (5th)

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
1930 NL  48.6 (4th)
1931 NL  50.0 (5th)
1933 NL  51.2 (5th)
1934 NL  50.8 (4th)
1935 NL  45.7 (5th)
1936 NL  61.1 (2nd)
1937 NL  64.4 (1st)
1939 NL  50.0 (5th)
1941 NL  69.2 (1st)
Career  50.7 (10th)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
1930 NL  5.08 (3rd)
1932 NL  6.18 (1st)
1933 NL  4.67 (2nd)
1934 NL  4.22 (5th)
1936 NL  4.55 (5th)
1937 NL  5.91 (1st)
1939 NL  4.86 (2nd)
1941 NL  5.14 (2nd)
1943 NL  4.88 (2nd)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
1937 NL  .982 (5th)
1941 NL  .989 (4th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 34 (559), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 24 (548), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (145th), 11.6 career WAR/12.0 7yr-peak WAR/11.8 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

Transactions

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Name and misspellings: August Blackie Gus Rodney Mancuso

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