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Jim McCormick

James McCormick

Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: November 3, 1856 in Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom(All Transactions)
Debut: May 20, 1878 (Age 21)
Teams (by GP): Blues/WhiteStockings/PittsburghAlleghenys/Reds/Grays 1878-1887

Final Game: October 7, 1887 (Age 30)
Died: March 10, 1918 in Paterson, NJ
Buried: Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa, NJ
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Standard Batting

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
1878 21 IND NL 15 56 56 5 8 1 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .161 .304 5 9 1/O
1879 22 CLV NL 75 283 282 35 62 10 2 0 20 1 9 .220 .223 .270 .492 60 76 *1O/3
1880 23 CLV NL 78 294 289 34 71 11 0 0 26 5 5 .246 .259 .284 .542 86 82 *1/O
1881 24 CLV NL 70 314 309 45 79 9 4 0 26 5 16 .256 .268 .311 .578 85 96 *1O/45
1882 25 CLV NL 70 264 262 35 57 7 3 2 15 2 22 .218 .223 .290 .514 65 76 *1/O
1883 26 CLV NL 43 159 157 21 37 2 2 0 13 2 14 .236 .245 .274 .519 58 43 1/3O
1884 27 TOT MLB 76 301 300 27 77 8 5 0 23 1 .257 .259 .317 .576 80 95 *1O
1884 27 CLV NL 49 191 190 15 50 5 4 0 23 1 11 .263 .267 .332 .599 85 63 1/O
1884 27 COR UA 27 110 110 12 27 3 1 0 0 .245 .245 .291 .536 71 32 1/O
1885 28 TOT NL 29 119 117 15 26 2 4 0 16 2 18 .222 .235 .308 .543 67 36 1/O
1885 28 PRO NL 4 15 14 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .214 .267 .286 .552 82 4 /1
1885 28 CHC NL 25 104 103 13 23 1 4 0 16 1 18 .223 .231 .311 .541 65 32 1/O
1886 29 CHC NL 42 176 174 17 41 9 2 2 21 1 2 30 .236 .244 .345 .589 68 60 1/O
1887 30 PIT NL 36 138 136 12 33 7 0 0 18 9 2 0 .243 .254 .294 .548 56 40 0 1
10 Yrs 534 2104 2082 246 491 66 22 4 178 10 22 116 .236 .244 .294 .538 70 613 0
162 Game Avg. 162 638 632 75 149 20 7 1 54 7 .236 .244 .294 .538 70 186
CLV (6 yrs) 385 1505 1489 185 356 44 15 2 123 16 77 .239 .247 .293 .540 74 436
CHC (2 yrs) 67 280 277 30 64 10 6 2 37 1 3 48 .231 .239 .332 .571 67 92
PRO (1 yr) 4 15 14 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .214 .267 .286 .552 82 4
PIT (1 yr) 36 138 136 12 33 7 0 0 18 9 2 0 .243 .254 .294 .548 56 40 0
COR (1 yr) 27 110 110 12 27 3 1 0 0 .245 .245 .291 .536 71 32
IND (1 yr) 15 56 56 5 8 1 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .161 .304 5 9
NL (10 yrs) 507 1994 1972 234 464 63 21 4 178 10 22 127 .235 .244 .295 .538 70 581 0
UA (1 yr) 27 110 110 12 27 3 1 0 0 .245 .245 .291 .536 71 32

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
1878 21 IND NL 15 56 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .485 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 1/O
1879 22 CLV NL 75 283 -10 0 0 0 9 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .499 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 $1,300 *1O/3
1880 23 CLV NL 78 294 -2 0 0 -1 6 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .504 .502 0.4 -0.2 4 *1/O
1881 24 CLV NL 70 314 -4 0 0 -1 12 8 0.7 0 8 0.7 .510 .504 0.8 -0.2 9 *1O/45
1882 25 CLV NL 70 264 -10 0 0 0 7 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .497 .499 -0.2 -0.1 -2 *1/O
1883 26 CLV NL 43 159 -8 0 0 -1 7 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 1/3O
1884 27 CLV NL 49 191 -2 0 0 0 6 4 0.2 0 4 0.2 .507 .502 0.3 -0.1 4 $2,500 1/O
1884 27 COR UA 27 110 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 0.0 0 -1 0.0 .498 .500 -0.1 0.1 -1 $3,500 1/O
1885 28 PRO NL 4 15 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .515 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $2,500 /1
1885 28 CHC NL 25 104 -6 0 0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 1/O
1886 29 CHC NL 42 176 -9 -0 0 0 7 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -2 1/O
1887 30 PIT NL 36 138 -7 0 0 0 10 4 0.2 0 4 0.2 .508 .502 0.3 -0.1 4 $2,500 1
10 Seasons 534 2104 -65 0 0 -3 76 8 0.3 0 8 0.3 .501 .501 1.0 -0.8 11 $12,300
CLV (6 yrs) 385 1505 -35 0 0 -3 47 9 0.6 0 9 0.6 .502 .501 1.2 -0.7 13 $3,800
CHC (2 yrs) 67 280 -14 -0 0 0 12 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .496 .499 -0.2 -0.1 -3
PRO (1 yr) 4 15 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .515 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $2,500
PIT (1 yr) 36 138 -7 0 0 0 10 4 0.2 0 4 0.2 .508 .502 0.3 -0.1 4 $2,500
COR (1 yr) 27 110 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 0.0 0 -1 0.0 .498 .500 -0.1 0.1 -1 $3,500
IND (1 yr) 15 56 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .485 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1878 21 IND NL 56 48 1 0.6 58 .148 .143 .251 .143 .269 .161 .309 .304 .578 5 .035 -5.2 -0.6 .018
1879 22 CLV NL 283 220 17 2.1 67 .227 .220 .261 .223 .277 .270 .338 .492 .614 60 .280 -11.9 -1.4 .050
1880 23 CLV NL 294 218 21 2.6 60 .250 .246 .243 .259 .266 .284 .321 .542 .587 86 .405 -4.1 -0.5 .038
1881 24 CLV NL 314 230 26 3.0 70 .270 .256 .258 .268 .288 .311 .338 .578 .625 85 .410 -5.7 -0.6 .055
1882 25 CLV NL 264 205 17 2.2 68 .231 .218 .250 .223 .278 .290 .341 .514 .619 65 .287 -10.2 -1.1 .073
1883 26 CLV NL 159 120 11 2.4 80 .259 .236 .267 .245 .295 .274 .368 .519 .662 58 .288 -8.3 -0.9 .038
1884 27 TOT MLB 301 223 25 2.9 74 .257 .257 .256 .259 .292 .317 .346 .576 .638 80 .419 -6.6 -0.7 .060
1884 27 CLV NL 191 140 17 3.2 76 .279 .263 .254 .267 .294 .332 .351 .599 .646 85 .440 -4.0 -0.4 .068
1884 27 COR UA 110 83 8 2.5 70 .245 .245 .260 .245 .288 .291 .337 .536 .626 71 .380 -2.6 -0.3 .045
1885 28 TOT NL 119 91 8 2.3 77 .263 .222 .258 .235 .303 .308 .346 .543 .648 67 .335 -5.0 -0.6 .085
1885 28 PRO NL 15 11 1 2.4 66 .214 .214 .242 .267 .285 .286 .324 .552 .610 82 .349 -0.2 -0.0 .071
1885 28 CHC NL 104 80 7 2.3 78 .271 .223 .260 .231 .305 .311 .349 .541 .654 65 .333 -4.8 -0.6 .087
1886 29 CHC NL 176 133 15 2.9 89 .275 .236 .272 .244 .323 .345 .372 .589 .695 68 .393 -7.2 -0.8 .474 .126 .109 1.3
1887 30 PIT NL 138 103 10 2.5 91 .243 .243 .266 .254 .323 .294 .379 .548 .702 56 .265 -7.7 -0.8 .495 .132 .051 .0
10 Yrs 2104 1591 151 2.5 72 .248 .236 .257 .244 .289 .294 .344 .538 .633 70 .342 -72.0 -8.0 .405 .074 .059 5.7
162 Game Avg. 638 483 46 2.5 72 .248 .236 .257 .244 .289 .294 .344 .538 .633 70 .342 -72.0 -8.0 .405 .074 .059 2
CLV (6 yrs) 1505 1133 109 2.6 69 .251 .239 .255 .247 .281 .293 .340 .540 .621 74 .354 -44.2 -5.0 .054
CHC (2 yrs) 280 213 22 2.7 85 .273 .231 .268 .239 .316 .332 .363 .571 .679 67 .373 -12.0 -1.3 .296 .079 .101 1.3
PRO (1 yr) 15 11 1 2.4 66 .214 .214 .242 .267 .285 .286 .324 .552 .610 82 .349 -0.2 -0.0 .071
PIT (1 yr) 138 103 10 2.5 91 .243 .243 .266 .254 .323 .294 .379 .548 .702 56 .265 -7.7 -0.8 .495 .132 .051 .0
COR (1 yr) 110 83 8 2.5 70 .245 .245 .260 .245 .288 .291 .337 .536 .626 71 .379 -2.6 -0.3 .045
IND (1 yr) 56 48 1 0.6 58 .148 .143 .251 .143 .269 .161 .309 .304 .578 5 .035 -5.2 -0.6 .018
NL (10 yrs) 1994 1508 143 2.5 72 .250 .235 .257 .244 .289 .295 .345 .538 .634 70 .340 -69.4 -7.7 .076 .020 .059 6.7
UA (1 yr) 110 83 8 2.5 70 .245 .245 .260 .245 .288 .291 .337 .536 .626 71 .379 -2.6 -0.3 .045

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
1885 28 CHC NL WS STL T 0 17 17 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 .176 .353 3 0
1886 29 CHC NL WS STL L 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2 Yrs (2 Series) 0 20 20 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .150 .150 .300 3 0
2 WS 0 20 20 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .150 .150 .300 3 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1878 21 IND NL 56 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 1.8% 13% 28.0 96%
1879 22 CLV NL 283 0.0% 3.2% 0.4% 4.2% 19% 9.00 31.3 14.1 96%
1880 23 CLV NL 294 0.0% 1.7% 1.7% 3.7% 16% 1.00 57.8 11.1 97%
1881 24 CLV NL 314 0.0% 5.1% 1.6% 4.1% 17% 3.20 19.3 11.9 93%
1882 25 CLV NL 264 0.8% 8.3% 0.8% 4.6% 21% 11.00 11.9 131.0 17.5 90%
1883 26 CLV NL 159 0.0% 8.8% 1.3% 2.5% 11% 7.00 11.2 12.1 90%
1884 27 TOT MLB 301 0.0% 3.7% 0.3% 4.3% 17% 11.00 27.3 13.0 96%
1884 27 CLV NL 191 0.0% 5.8% 0.5% 4.7% 18% 11.00 17.3 8.3 94%
1884 27 COR UA 110 0.0% 0.0% 3.6% 15% 100%
1885 28 TOT NL 119 0.0% 15.1% 1.7% 5.0% 23% 9.00 6.5 7.3 83%
1885 28 PRO NL 15 0.0% 0.0% 6.7% 6.7% 33% 0.00 93%
1885 28 CHC NL 104 0.0% 17.3% 1.0% 4.8% 22% 18.00 5.7 6.4 82%
1886 29 CHC NL 176 1.1% 17.1% 1.1% 7.4% 32% 15.00 5.8 87.0 8.3 81%
1887 30 PIT NL 138 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 5.1% 21% 0.00 7.6 99%
10 Yrs 2104 0.2% 6.0% 1.1% 4.4% 19% 5.77 15.5 520.5 11.7 93%
MLB Averages 0.5% 5.5% 5.0% 5.6% 24% 1.11 17.1 189.6 10.9 89%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1878 21 15 56 56 5 8 1 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .161 .304 5 9
1879 22 90 339 338 40 70 11 2 0 20 1 11 .207 .209 .251 .461 52 85
1880 23 168 633 627 74 141 22 2 0 46 6 16 .225 .232 .266 .499 67 167
1881 24 238 947 936 119 220 31 6 0 72 11 32 .235 .244 .281 .525 73 263
1882 25 308 1211 1198 154 277 38 9 2 87 13 54 .231 .239 .283 .522 71 339
1883 26 351 1370 1355 175 314 40 11 2 100 15 68 .232 .240 .282 .522 70 382
1884 27 427 1671 1655 202 391 48 16 2 123 16 68 .236 .244 .288 .532 72 477
1885 28 456 1790 1772 217 417 50 20 2 139 18 86 .235 .243 .290 .533 71 513
1886 29 498 1966 1946 234 458 59 22 4 160 1 20 116 .235 .243 .294 .538 71 573
1887 30 534 2104 2082 246 491 66 22 4 178 10 22 116 .236 .244 .294 .538 70 613 0

Neutralized Batting

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 G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1878 21 40 146 146 10 19 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 .130 .130 .144 .274 3 15
1879 22 152 560 558 59 113 18 4 0 34 0 2 18 .203 .205 .249 .454 28 75
1880 23 149 560 550 64 135 21 0 0 49 0 10 10 .245 .259 .284 .543 40 78
1881 24 135 600 591 81 147 17 7 0 47 0 9 31 .249 .260 .301 .561 46 70
1882 25 133 491 488 55 97 12 5 3 24 0 3 42 .199 .204 .262 .466 27 70
1883 26 70 251 248 26 52 3 3 0 16 0 3 23 .210 .219 .246 .465 13 43
1884 27 125 475 474 32 106 11 7 0 28 0 1 18 .224 .225 .276 .502 30 76
1885 28 42 170 167 18 34 3 5 0 19 0 3 26 .204 .218 .281 .499 10 29
1886 29 55 222 220 17 46 10 2 2 21 1 2 39 .209 .216 .300 .516 14 42
1887 30 46 170 168 12 37 8 0 0 18 10 2 0 .220 .229 .268 .497 10 36
10 Yrs 947 3645 3610 374 786 105 33 5 256 11 35 212 .218 .225 .269 .494 221 534
162 Game Avg. 162 624 618 64 134 18 6 1 44 6 .218 .225 .269 .494 38 534

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1879 NL  9.5 (2nd)
1880 NL  10.7 (1st)
1881 NL  7.1 (4th)
1882 NL  10.9 (1st)
1883 NL  8.3 (4th)
1884 NL  7.0 (7th)
1884 UA  7.8 (1st)
1886 NL  7.0 (7th)
Career  75.8 (72nd)

AB per SO s c a p y
1879 NL  31.3 (8th)
1880 NL  57.8 (1st)

             

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