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Joe McGinnity

Joseph Jerome McGinnity (Iron Man)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 206 lb.

Born: March 20, 1871 in Cornwall, IL(All Transactions)
Debut: April 18, 1899 (Age 28.029)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1899 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Orioles/Superbas 1899-1908

Final Game: October 5, 1908 (Age 37.199)
Died: November 14, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY
Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, McAlester, OK
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1946. Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1947.
   View Joe McGinnity Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G Awards
1899 BLN NL 28 P 48 366.1 125 19 96 10 0 .920 2.83 2.40 .910 2.68 2.56
1899 BLN NL 28 OF 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .945 2.15 1-0-1
1900 BRO NL 29 P 44 343.0 102 15 75 12 4 .882 2.36 2.05 .921 2.67 2.59
1900 BRO NL 29 OF 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .940 2.20 0-1-0
1901 BLA AL 30 P 48 382.0 128 15 104 9 2 .930 2.80 2.48 .930 2.99 2.90
1901 BLA AL 30 3B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .900 3.60
1902 TOT MLB 31 P 44 351.2 122 21 90 11 4 .910 2.84 2.52 .930 2.93 2.88
1902 TOT MLB 31 OF 5 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 .944 2.00 0-2-3
1902 BLA AL 31 P 25 198.2 64 9 49 6 1 .906 2.63 2.32 .928 3.10 3.03
1902 BLA AL 31 OF 2 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.50 .944 2.05 0-2-0
1902 NYG NL 31 P 19 153.0 58 12 41 5 3 .914 3.12 2.79 .933 2.72 2.68
1902 NYG NL 31 OF 3 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33 .945 1.97 0-0-3
1902 NYG NL 31 2B 1 2 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00 .945 5.40
1903 NYG NL 32 P 55 434.0 141 31 94 16 3 .887 2.59 2.27 .924 2.87 2.81
1904 NYG NL 33 P 51 408.0 168 28 127 13 1 .923 3.42 3.04 .940 3.03 2.95
1905 NYG NL 34 P 46 320.1 124 23 94 7 3 .944 3.29 2.54 .943 2.97 2.93
1906 NYG NL 35 P 45 339.2 140 22 105 13 4 .907 3.37 2.82 .948 3.05 2.99
1907 NYG NL 36 P 47 310.1 116 18 94 4 0 .966 3.25 2.38 .950 2.97 2.89
1908 NYG NL 37 P 37 186.0 65 10 50 5 4 .923 2.90 1.62 .953 2.99 2.98
10 Seasons P 465 3441.1 1231 202 929 100 25 .919 2.96 2.43 .934 2.91 2.85
3 Seasons OF 8 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 1.75 .944 2.06 1-3-4
1 Season 2B 1 2 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00 .945 5.40
1 Season 3B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .900 3.60
10 Seasons TOT 475 3441.1 1249 218 930 101 25 .919 2.96 2.42 .934 2.91 2.84 1-3-4
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

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1899 BLN NL 28 50 50 48 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0
1900 BRO NL 29 46 46 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1901 BLA AL 30 48 48 48 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1902 BLA AL 31 27 27 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
1902 NYG NL 31 25 25 19 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0
1903 NYG NL 32 55 55 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1904 NYG NL 33 51 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1905 NYG NL 34 46 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1906 NYG NL 35 45 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1907 NYG NL 36 47 47 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1908 NYG NL 37 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Seasons 477 477 465 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 4 8 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1937 BBWAA ( 6.0%)
1938 BBWAA (13.7%)
1939 BBWAA (11.7%)
1942 BBWAA (25.3%)
1945 BBWAA (17.8%)
1946 Final Ballot (17.9%)
1946 Nominating Vote (26.2%)
1946 Old Timers (inducted)
Selected to HOF in 1946
by Old Timers Committee

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1899 NL  48 (2nd)
1900 NL  44 (2nd)
1901 AL  48 (1st)
1903 NL  55 (1st)
1904 NL  51 (1st)
1905 NL  46 (1st)
1906 NL  45 (1st)
1907 NL  47 (1st)

Putouts as P s c a p y
1903 NL  31 (1st)
1904 NL  28 (4th)
1905 NL  23 (4th)
1906 NL  22 (3rd)

Assists as P s c a p y
1901 AL  104 (3rd)
1903 NL  94 (3rd)
1904 NL  127 (1st)
1905 NL  94 (5th)
1906 NL  105 (4th)
1907 NL  94 (4th)
Career  929 (34th)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1900 NL  12 (2nd)
1901 AL  9 (3rd)
1903 NL  16 (1st)
1904 NL  13 (1st)
1906 NL  13 (2nd)
Career  100 (17th)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
Career  2.43 (61st)

Oldest s c a p y
1907 NL  born 1871-03-20 (9th)
1908 NL  born 1871-03-20 (4th)

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Name and misspellings: Iron Joseph Jerome Joe jose joseph Man McGinnity

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