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Carl Mays

Carl William Mays (Sub)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: November 12, 1891 in Liberty, KY (All Transactions)
Debut: April 15, 1915 (Age 23.154, 4,294th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1915 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Yankees/Reds/Giants 1915-1929

Last Game: September 24, 1929 (Age 37.316)
Died: April 4, 1971 in El Cajon, CA
Buried: Riverview Cemetery, Portland, OR
Relatives: Cousin of Joe Mays
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Fine Details  · Last updated Dec 28, 2014 4:17PM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #83. CC Sabathia… #84. Lefty Gomez… #85. Frank Tanana… #86. CARL MAYS… #87. Kevin Appier… #88. Dutch Leonard… #89. Sam Leever… 

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
1915 23 BOS AL 6 5 .545 2.60 38 6 27 2 0 7 131.2 119 54 38 0 21 65 5 0 3 514 108 2.01 1.063 8.1 0.0 1.4 4.4 3.10
1916 24 BOS AL 18 13 .581 2.39 44 24 13 14 2 3 245.0 208 79 65 3 74 76 9 1 2 972 116 2.87 1.151 7.6 0.1 2.7 2.8 1.03
1917 25 BOS AL 22 9 .710 1.74 35 33 2 27 2 0 289.0 230 81 56 1 74 91 14 0 6 1129 148 2.59 1.052 7.2 0.0 2.3 2.8 1.23
1918 26 BOS AL 21 13 .618 2.21 35 33 1 30 8 0 293.1 230 94 72 2 81 114 11 0 6 1162 122 2.48 1.060 7.1 0.1 2.5 3.5 1.41
1919 27 TOT AL 14 14 .500 2.10 34 29 4 26 3 2 266.0 227 91 62 5 77 107 10 0 4 1063 148 2.91 1.143 7.7 0.2 2.6 3.6 1.39
1919 27 BOS AL 5 11 .313 2.47 21 16 4 14 2 2 146.0 131 57 40 2 40 53 5 0 4 576 123 2.86 1.171 8.1 0.1 2.5 3.3 1.33
1919 27 NYY AL 9 3 .750 1.65 13 13 0 12 1 0 120.0 96 34 22 3 37 54 5 0 0 487 194 2.96 1.108 7.2 0.2 2.8 4.1 1.46
1920 28 NYY AL 26 11 .703 3.06 45 37 8 26 6 3 312.0 310 127 106 13 84 92 7 0 2 1268 125 3.58 1.263 8.9 0.4 2.4 2.7 1.10
1921 29 NYY AL 27 9 .750 3.05 49 38 10 30 1 7 336.2 332 145 114 11 76 70 9 0 2 1400 138 3.87 1.212 8.9 0.3 2.0 1.9 0.92
1922 30 NYY AL 13 14 .481 3.60 34 29 4 21 1 1 240.0 257 111 96 12 50 41 7 0 1 988 111 4.03 1.279 9.6 0.5 1.9 1.5 0.82
1923 31 NYY AL 5 2 .714 6.20 23 7 11 2 0 0 81.1 119 59 56 8 32 16 4 0 1 383 64 5.15 1.857 13.2 0.9 3.5 1.8 0.50
1924 32 CIN NL 20 9 .690 3.15 37 27 10 15 2 0 226.0 238 97 79 3 36 63 4 0 1 940 119 3.19 1.212 9.5 0.1 1.4 2.5 1.75
1925 33 CIN NL 3 5 .375 3.31 12 5 5 3 0 2 51.2 60 22 19 0 13 10 2 0 0 225 125 3.60 1.413 10.5 0.0 2.3 1.7 0.77
1926 34 CIN NL 19 12 .613 3.14 39 33 2 24 3 1 281.0 286 112 98 3 53 58 4 0 2 1158 117 3.25 1.206 9.2 0.1 1.7 1.9 1.09 MVP-22
1927 35 CIN NL 3 7 .300 3.51 14 9 4 6 0 0 82.0 89 39 32 1 10 17 1 0 1 343 110 3.17 1.207 9.8 0.1 1.1 1.9 1.70
1928 36 CIN NL 4 1 .800 3.88 14 7 4 4 1 1 62.2 67 33 27 3 22 10 0 0 0 269 103 4.26 1.420 9.6 0.4 3.2 1.4 0.45
1929 37 NYG NL 6 2 .750 4.32 37 8 19 1 0 4 123.0 140 67 59 8 31 32 2 0 3 538 106 4.29 1.390 10.2 0.6 2.3 2.3 1.03
15 Yrs 207 126 .622 2.92 490 325 124 231 29 31 3021.1 2912 1211 979 73 734 862 89 1 34 12352 119 3.28 1.207 8.7 0.2 2.2 2.6 1.17
162 Game Avg. 17 11 .622 2.92 41 27 10 19 2 3 252 243 101 82 6 61 72 7 0 3 1031 119 3.28 1.207 8.7 0.2 2.2 2.6 1.17
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
BOS (5 yrs) 72 51 .585 2.21 173 112 47 87 14 12 1105.0 918 365 271 8 290 399 44 1 21 4353 124 2.59 1.093 7.5 0.1 2.4 3.2 1.38
CIN (5 yrs) 49 34 .590 3.26 116 81 25 52 6 4 703.1 740 303 255 10 134 158 11 0 4 2935 116 3.34 1.243 9.5 0.1 1.7 2.0 1.18
NYY (5 yrs) 80 39 .672 3.25 164 124 33 91 9 11 1090.0 1114 476 394 47 279 273 32 0 6 4526 121 3.82 1.278 9.2 0.4 2.3 2.3 0.98
NYG (1 yr) 6 2 .750 4.32 37 8 19 1 0 4 123.0 140 67 59 8 31 32 2 0 3 538 106 4.29 1.390 10.2 0.6 2.3 2.3 1.03
AL (9 yrs) 152 90 .628 2.73 337 236 80 178 23 23 2195.0 2032 841 665 55 569 672 76 1 27 8879 122 3.20 1.185 8.3 0.2 2.3 2.8 1.18
NL (6 yrs) 55 36 .604 3.42 153 89 44 53 6 8 826.1 880 370 314 18 165 190 13 0 7 3473 114 3.48 1.265 9.6 0.2 1.8 2.1 1.15
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
1915 23 BOS AL 131.2 38 6 54 3.69 3.91 0.22 0.00 95.0 3.51 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.1 1.0 9 .494 .498
1916 24 BOS AL 245.0 44 24 79 2.90 3.69 0.16 0.00 98.9 3.50 17 2.1 1.0 -0.2 4.4 37 .548 .513
1917 25 BOS AL 289.0 35 33 81 2.52 3.65 0.27 0.00 97.7 3.30 24 3.1 1.0 -0.2 5.8 49 .590 .519
1918 26 BOS AL 293.1 35 33 94 2.88 3.55 0.34 0.00 96.9 3.12 6 0.8 1.0 -0.3 3.5 32 .523 .505
1919 27 BOS AL 146.0 21 16 57 3.51 4.06 0.11 0.00 96.4 3.81 3 0.3 1.0 -0.1 1.7 19 .516 .502
1919 27 NYY AL 120.0 13 13 34 2.55 4.01 0.40 0.00 99.4 3.58 12 1.5 -0.1 2.6 25 .613 .509 $8,000
1920 28 NYY AL 312.0 45 37 127 3.66 4.64 0.20 0.00 100.7 4.46 27 2.8 1.0 -0.2 5.8 62 .562 .517 $8,000
1921 29 NYY AL 336.0 49 38 145 3.88 4.96 0.22 0.00 98.2 4.65 26 2.6 1.0 -0.2 5.8 68 .552 .516 $12,000
1922 30 NYY AL 240.0 34 29 111 4.16 4.83 0.35 0.00 98.2 4.40 8 0.8 1.0 -0.1 3.1 33 .523 .505 $12,000
1923 31 NYY AL 82.1 23 7 59 6.45 4.74 0.42 0.00 101.2 4.38 -19 -1.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -10 .423 .489
1924 32 CIN NL 226.0 37 27 97 3.86 4.56 0.20 0.00 98.8 4.31 12 1.3 1.0 -0.1 3.1 30 .535 .508
1925 33 CIN NL 50.2 12 5 22 3.91 4.94 0.46 0.00 94.2 4.22 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.6 7 .513 .501
1926 34 CIN NL 281.0 39 33 112 3.59 4.54 0.34 0.00 97.7 4.10 15 1.6 1.0 -0.1 3.8 40 .541 .510 MVP-22
1927 35 CIN NL 82.0 14 9 39 4.28 4.77 0.21 0.00 96.0 4.37 1 0.1 1.0 -0.1 0.8 8 .510 .501
1928 36 CIN NL 62.2 14 6 33 4.74 4.86 0.17 0.00 99.9 4.69 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.4 5 .496 .500
1929 37 NYG NL 123.0 37 8 67 4.90 5.37 0.27 0.00 98.6 5.02 2 0.1 1.0 -0.1 1.1 14 .504 .501
15 Seasons 3020.2 490 324 1211 3.61 4.36 0.26 0.00 98.2 4.02 133 15.3 1.0 -2.0 42.5 429 .531 .508 $40,000
BOS (5 yrs) 1105.0 173 112 365 2.97 3.72 0.24 0.00 97.3 3.39 48 6.1 1.0 -0.9 16.4 146 .536 .508
CIN (5 yrs) 702.1 116 80 303 3.88 4.63 0.27 0.00 97.8 4.26 30 3.2 1.0 -0.4 8.7 90 .527 .506
NYY (5 yrs) 1090.1 164 124 476 3.93 4.72 0.28 0.00 99.3 4.40 54 5.8 1.0 -0.7 16.3 179 .535 .510 $40,000
NYG (1 yr) 123.0 37 8 67 4.90 5.37 0.27 0.00 98.6 5.02 2 0.1 1.0 -0.1 1.1 14 .504 .501

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1916 ❍ 24 BOS AL WS W BRO 0 1 .000 6.75 2 1 1 0 0 1 5.1 8 4 4 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 28 2.063 13.5 0.0 5.1 3.4 0.67
1918 ❍ 26 BOS AL WS W CHC 2 0 1.000 1.00 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 10 2 2 0 3 0 5 1 0 0 63 0.722 5.0 0.0 1.5 2.5 1.67
1921 29 NYY AL WS L NYG 1 2 .333 1.73 3 3 0 3 1 0 26.0 20 6 5 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 97 0.769 6.9 0.0 0.0 3.1
1922 30 NYY AL WS L NYG 0 1 .000 4.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 9 4 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 33 1.375 10.1 0.0 2.3 1.1 0.50
4 Yrs (4 Series) 3 4 .429 2.35 8 7 1 5 1 1 57.1 47 16 15 0 8 1 17 3 0 0 221 0.959 7.4 0.0 1.3 2.7 2.13
4 WS 3 4 .429 2.35 8 7 1 5 1 1 57.1 47 16 15 0 8 1 17 3 0 0 221 0.959 7.4 0.0 1.3 2.7 2.13

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
1915 23 BOS AL 38 42 38 3 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 .237 .310 .263 .573 74 10 1 2 1
1916 24 BOS AL 48 96 77 8 18 1 2 0 8 0 16 19 .234 .366 .299 .664 99 23 0 3 1
1917 25 BOS AL 35 115 107 9 27 3 3 0 14 0 6 11 .252 .292 .336 .628 92 36 0 2 1
1918 26 BOS AL 38 119 104 10 30 3 3 0 5 1 9 15 .288 .357 .375 .732 121 39 2 4 1
1919 27 TOT AL 35 106 98 9 22 3 0 0 6 0 4 5 .224 .255 .255 .510 45 25 0 3 1
1919 27 BOS AL 22 58 53 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 4 2 .151 .211 .151 .361 4 8 0 2 1
1919 27 NYY AL 13 48 45 6 14 3 0 0 4 0 0 3 .311 .311 .378 .689 93 17 0 1 1
1920 28 NYY AL 45 123 109 10 26 4 2 0 13 0 0 5 12 .239 .272 .312 .584 52 34 0 8 1
1921 29 NYY AL 51 154 143 18 49 5 1 2 22 0 0 4 7 .343 .365 .434 .798 101 62 1 8 1
1922 30 NYY AL 35 96 92 7 23 1 1 0 7 0 0 2 10 .250 .266 .283 .549 42 26 0 3 1
1923 31 NYY AL 23 31 27 2 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 4 .148 .233 .333 .567 47 9 0 1 1
1924 32 CIN NL 38 87 83 9 24 6 2 1 12 0 0 4 12 .289 .322 .446 .768 104 37 0 0 1
1925 33 CIN NL 12 18 16 3 4 0 1 0 3 0 1 2 1 .250 .333 .375 .708 82 6 0 0 1
1926 34 CIN NL 39 108 98 12 22 2 4 0 8 0 3 7 .224 .248 .327 .574 55 32 0 7 1 MVP-22
1927 35 CIN NL 14 33 32 5 13 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 .406 .406 .594 1.000 167 19 0 1 1
1928 36 CIN NL 14 27 27 5 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 .296 .296 .333 .630 66 9 0 0 1
1929 37 NYG NL 37 41 34 3 12 1 0 0 5 0 5 2 .353 .436 .382 .818 105 13 0 2 1
15 Yrs 502 1196 1085 113 291 32 21 5 110 1 1 66 116 .268 .313 .350 .663 82 380 4 44
162 Game Avg. 162 386 350 36 94 10 7 2 35 0 21 37 .268 .313 .350 .663 82 123 1 14
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
BOS (5 yrs) 181 430 379 33 92 8 8 0 29 1 0 38 54 .243 .317 .306 .623 87 116 3 13
CIN (5 yrs) 117 273 256 34 71 10 8 2 27 0 1 9 24 .277 .302 .402 .704 88 103 0 8
NYY (5 yrs) 167 452 416 43 116 13 5 3 49 0 0 14 36 .279 .304 .356 .660 71 148 1 21
NYG (1 yr) 37 41 34 3 12 1 0 0 5 0 5 2 .353 .436 .382 .818 105 13 0 2
AL (9 yrs) 348 882 795 76 208 21 13 3 78 1 0 52 90 .262 .310 .332 .642 78 264 4 34
NL (6 yrs) 154 314 290 37 83 11 8 2 32 0 1 14 26 .286 .319 .400 .719 90 116 0 10

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
1915 23 BOS AL 38 42 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 1
1916 24 BOS AL 48 96 0 0 0 0 7 8 0.9 0 8 0.9 .519 .506 0.9 -0.0 8 1
1917 25 BOS AL 35 115 -1 0 0 0 8 7 0.8 0 7 0.8 .523 .505 0.8 0.0 7 1
1918 26 BOS AL 38 119 2 -0 0 0 8 10 1.2 0 10 1.2 .531 .507 1.2 0.0 10 1
1919 27 BOS AL 22 58 -6 0 0 0 4 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .492 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
1919 27 NYY AL 13 48 -1 0 0 0 4 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .526 .502 0.3 0.0 3 $8,000 1
1920 28 NYY AL 45 123 -8 0 0 0 10 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .503 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $8,000 1
1921 29 NYY AL 51 154 0 0 0 0 14 15 1.4 0 15 1.4 .527 .509 1.4 0.0 15 $12,000 1
1922 30 NYY AL 35 96 -8 0 0 0 10 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 $12,000 1
1923 31 NYY AL 23 31 -2 0 0 0 3 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
1924 32 CIN NL 38 87 0 0 0 0 8 8 0.8 0 8 0.8 .521 .505 0.8 -0.0 8 1
1925 33 CIN NL 12 18 -0 -0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .508 .501 0.1 0.0 1 1
1926 34 CIN NL 39 108 -7 0 0 0 11 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .511 .503 0.4 -0.0 4 1 MVP-22
1927 35 CIN NL 14 33 3 0 0 0 3 6 0.6 0 6 0.6 .543 .504 0.6 0.0 6 1
1928 36 CIN NL 14 27 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .511 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
1929 37 NYG NL 37 41 1 0 0 0 5 6 0.5 0 6 0.5 .513 .503 0.5 0.0 6 1
15 Seasons 502 1196 -30 2 0 0 102 73 7.6 0 73 7.6 .515 .504 7.7 -0.0 73 $40,000
BOS (5 yrs) 181 430 -6 0 0 0 30 25 3.0 0 25 3.0 .516 .504 3.0 -0.0 25
CIN (5 yrs) 117 273 -6 -0 0 0 26 21 2.0 0 21 2.0 .518 .503 2.1 -0.0 21
NYY (5 yrs) 167 452 -19 1 0 0 41 23 2.2 0 23 2.2 .513 .503 2.2 0.0 23 $40,000
NYG (1 yr) 37 41 1 0 0 0 5 6 0.5 0 6 0.5 .513 .503 0.5 0.0 6

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
1916 ❍ 24 BOS AL WS BRO W 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1918 ❍ 26 BOS AL WS CHC W 2 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0
1921 29 NYY AL WS NYG L 3 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0 0 0
1922 30 NYY AL WS NYG L 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Yrs (4 Series) 8 18 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 0 0 0
4 WS 8 18 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 0 0 0

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 Awards
1915 BOS AL 23 P 38 6 2 131.2 55 9 44 2 0 .964 3.62 1.39 .937 3.01 3.00
1916 BOS AL 24 P 44 24 14 245.0 136 13 117 6 5 .956 4.78 2.95 .945 2.95 2.96
1917 BOS AL 25 P 35 33 27 289.0 141 22 118 1 5 .993 4.36 4.00 .947 3.04 3.05
1918 BOS AL 26 P 35 33 30 293.1 146 16 122 8 2 .945 4.23 3.94 .952 2.82 2.84
1919 TOT AL 27 P 34 29 26 266.0 110 19 86 5 7 .955 3.55 3.09 .948 2.84 2.83
1919 BOS AL 27 P 21 16 14 146.0 60 9 49 2 6 .967 3.58 2.76 .948 2.84 2.83
1919 NYY AL 27 P 13 13 12 120.0 50 10 37 3 1 .940 3.52 3.62 .948 2.84 2.83
1920 NYY AL 28 P 45 37 26 312.0 126 19 106 1 7 .992 3.61 2.78 .949 2.70 2.68
1921 NYY AL 29 P 49 38 30 336.2 114 8 104 2 5 .982 2.99 2.29 .956 2.70 2.68
1922 NYY AL 30 P 34 29 21 240.0 107 8 94 5 4 .953 3.82 3.00 .963 2.60 2.59
1923 NYY AL 31 P 23 7 2 81.1 41 8 32 1 2 .976 4.43 1.74 .959 2.72 2.70
1924 CIN NL 32 P 37 27 15 226.0 112 13 94 5 5 .955 4.26 2.89 .965 2.52 2.51
1925 CIN NL 33 P 12 5 3 51.2 20 3 15 2 3 .900 3.14 1.50 .957 2.44 2.41
1926 CIN NL 34 P 39 33 24 281.0 137 16 117 4 10 .971 4.26 3.41 .958 2.57 2.53 MVP-22
1927 CIN NL 35 P 14 9 6 82.0 43 5 38 0 1 1.000 4.72 3.07 .958 2.33 2.31
1928 CIN NL 36 P 14 7 4 62.2 21 3 17 1 0 .952 2.87 1.43 .966 2.43 2.41
1929 NYG NL 37 P 37 8 1 123.0 47 12 34 1 3 .979 3.37 1.24 .964 2.39 2.35
15 Seasons P 490 325 231 3021.1 1356 174 1138 44 59 .968 3.91 2.68 .954 2.72 2.70
15 Seasons TOT 490 325 231 3021.1 1356 174 1138 44 59 .968 3.91 2.68 .954 2.72 2.70
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
1958 BBWAA ( 2.3%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1926 NL (22, 5%)
0.05 Career Shares (1151st)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1916 AL  5.3 (10th)
1917 AL  6.6 (9th)
1921 AL  7.2 (5th)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1916 AL  4.4 (9th)
1917 AL  5.8 (6th)
1918 AL  3.5 (10th)
1919 AL  4.3 (9th)
1920 AL  5.8 (7th)
1921 AL  5.8 (6th)
1924 NL  3.1 (9th)
1926 NL  3.8 (6th)
Career  42.5 (148th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1917 AL  1.74 (2nd)
1918 AL  2.21 (8th)
1919 AL  2.10 (4th)
1920 AL  3.06 (8th)
1921 AL  3.05 (3rd)
1924 NL  3.15 (9th)
Career  2.92 (143rd)

Wins s c a p y
1916 AL  18 (6th)
1917 AL  22 (5th)
1918 AL  21 (3rd)
1920 AL  26 (2nd)
1921 AL  27 (1st)
1924 NL  20 (3rd)
1926 NL  19 (5th)
Career  207 (101st)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1917 AL  .710 (3rd)
1918 AL  .618 (7th)
1920 AL  .703 (2nd)
1921 AL  .750 (1st)
1924 NL  .690 (6th)
1926 NL  .613 (7th)
Career  .622 (71st)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1917 AL  1.052 (4th)
1918 AL  1.060 (4th)
1919 AL  1.143 (4th)
1920 AL  1.263 (8th)
1921 AL  1.212 (2nd)
1922 AL  1.279 (8th)
1924 NL  1.212 (9th)
1926 NL  1.206 (5th)
Career  1.207 (151st)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1917 AL  7.163 (5th)
1918 AL  7.057 (5th)
1919 AL  7.681 (5th)
1920 AL  8.942 (9th)
1921 AL  8.875 (3rd)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1917 AL  2.305 (9th)
1918 AL  2.485 (9th)
1920 AL  2.423 (9th)
1921 AL  2.032 (2nd)
1922 AL  1.875 (3rd)
1924 NL  1.434 (4th)
1926 NL  1.698 (4th)
Career  2.187 (151st)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1918 AL  3.498 (7th)

Games Played s c a p y
1920 AL  45 (3rd)
1921 AL  49 (1st)
1924 NL  37 (10th)
1926 NL  39 (10th)

Saves s c a p y
1915 AL  7 (1st)
1916 AL  3 (8th)
1919 AL  2 (7th)
1920 AL  3 (5th)
1921 AL  7 (1st)
1925 NL  2 (8th)
1929 NL  4 (7th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1917 AL  289.0 (7th)
1918 AL  293.3 (4th)
1919 AL  266.0 (7th)
1920 AL  312.0 (4th)
1921 AL  336.7 (1st)
1926 NL  281.0 (2nd)
Career  3,021.3 (130th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1918 AL  114 (5th)
1919 AL  107 (8th)
1920 AL  92 (9th)

Games Started s c a p y
1917 AL  33 (8th)
1918 AL  33 (2nd)
1920 AL  37 (5th)
1921 AL  38 (3rd)
1926 NL  33 (4th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1917 AL  27 (4th)
1918 AL  30 (1st)
1919 AL  26 (4th)
1920 AL  26 (4th)
1921 AL  30 (2nd)
1922 AL  21 (7th)
1926 NL  24 (1st)
Career  231 (99th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1918 AL  8 (1st)
1919 AL  3 (10th)
1920 AL  6 (1st)
1926 NL  3 (4th)
Career  29 (125th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1920 AL  13 (3rd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1918 AL  81 (7th)
1919 AL  77 (10th)

Hits s c a p y
1917 AL  230 (10th)
1918 AL  230 (9th)
1920 AL  310 (4th)
1921 AL  332 (4th)
1926 NL  286 (3rd)
Career  2,912 (142nd)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1917 AL  1.230 (10th)
1918 AL  1.407 (6th)
1919 AL  1.390 (10th)
1924 NL  1.750 (3rd)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1917 AL  0.031 (3rd)
1924 NL  0.120 (2nd)
1926 NL  0.096 (1st)
Career  0.218 (191st)

Losses s c a p y
1918 AL  13 (8th)
1919 AL  14 (9th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1918 AL  72 (8th)
1920 AL  106 (10th)
1921 AL  114 (6th)
1926 NL  98 (8th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1917 AL  6 (9th)
1918 AL  6 (6th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1916 AL  9 (5th)
1917 AL  14 (1st)
1918 AL  11 (2nd)
1919 AL  10 (2nd)
1921 AL  9 (8th)
Career  89 (117th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1917 AL  1,129 (9th)
1918 AL  1,162 (4th)
1919 AL  1,063 (7th)
1920 AL  1,268 (3rd)
1921 AL  1,400 (2nd)
1926 NL  1,158 (2nd)
Career  12,352 (146th)

Games Finished s c a p y
1915 AL  27 (1st)
1929 NL  19 (4th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1917 AL  148 (3rd)
1918 AL  122 (9th)
1919 AL  148 (5th)
1920 AL  125 (7th)
1921 AL  138 (2nd)
1924 NL  119 (10th)
Career  119 (127th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1917 AL  2.59 (9th)
1918 AL  2.48 (5th)
1921 AL  3.87 (10th)
1924 NL  3.19 (2nd)
1926 NL  3.25 (5th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1916 AL  13 (9th)
1917 AL  26 (4th)
1918 AL  16 (5th)
1919 AL  26 (3rd)
1920 AL  29 (5th)
1921 AL  41 (2nd)
1926 NL  20 (5th)
Career  194 (87th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1916 AL  1.5 (9th)
1917 AL  3.1 (4th)
1918 AL  1.9 (5th)
1919 AL  2.9 (3rd)
1920 AL  2.9 (5th)
1921 AL  4.0 (2nd)
1926 NL  2.0 (5th)
Career  20.7 (81st)

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1920 AL  45 (3rd)
1921 AL  49 (1st)

Putouts as P s c a p y
1917 AL  22 (2nd)
1918 AL  16 (2nd)
1919 AL  19 (2nd)
1920 AL  19 (3rd)
1926 NL  16 (2nd)

Assists as P s c a p y
1916 AL  117 (2nd)
1917 AL  118 (1st)
1918 AL  122 (1st)
1919 AL  86 (3rd)
1920 AL  106 (2nd)
1921 AL  104 (2nd)
1922 AL  94 (1st)
1924 NL  94 (1st)
1926 NL  117 (1st)
Career  1,138 (13th)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1916 AL  6 (3rd)
1918 AL  8 (1st)
1919 AL  5 (5th)
1922 AL  5 (3rd)
1924 NL  5 (3rd)
1926 NL  4 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
1916 AL  4.78 (1st)
1917 AL  4.36 (1st)
1918 AL  4.23 (2nd)
1919 AL  3.55 (5th)
1920 AL  3.61 (4th)
1922 AL  3.83 (1st)
1924 NL  4.26 (1st)
1926 NL  4.26 (1st)
Career  3.91 (8th)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
1916 AL  2.95 (1st)
1917 AL  4.00 (1st)
1918 AL  3.94 (1st)
1919 AL  3.09 (3rd)
1920 AL  2.78 (3rd)
1922 AL  3.00 (1st)
1924 NL  2.89 (2nd)
1926 NL  3.41 (1st)
Career  2.68 (41st)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1917 AL  .993 (4th)
1920 AL  .992 (1st)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 23 (83), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 172 (69), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 114 (80), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 3 (2613), Average HOFer ≈ 50
Pitching - 41 (70), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (106th), 50.2 career WAR/38.3 7yr-peak WAR/44.2 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1919 27 New York Yankees $8,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1920 28 New York Yankees $8,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1921 29 New York Yankees $12,000 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
1922 30 New York Yankees $12,000* ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts 3/16/22 TSN:18000.00,
Career to date (may be incomplete)$40,000
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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