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Mike Menosky

Michael William Menosky (Leaping Mike)

Position: Leftfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 163 lb.

Born: October 16, 1894 in Glen Campbell, PA
School: Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 18, 1914 (Age 19.184)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1914 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Senators/Rebels 1914-1923

Final Game: October 7, 1923 (Age 28.356)
Died: April 11, 1983 in Detroit, MI
Buried: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, MI
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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
1914 PBS FL 19 OF 41 30 29 69 60 5 4 0 .942 1.59 .951 1.94
1914 PBS FL 19 RF 32 23 22 50 46 3 1 0 .980 1.53 .952 1.64
1914 PBS FL 19 LF 6 5 5 10 8 1 1 0 .900 1.50 .948 1.95
1914 PBS FL 19 CF 3 2 2 7 5 0 2 0 .714 1.67 .953 2.23
1915 PBS FL 20 OF 9 4 3 12 11 0 1 0 .917 1.22 .963 2.06
1915 PBS FL 20 LF 6 4 3 10 9 0 1 0 .900 1.50 .960 2.12
1915 PBS FL 20 RF 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50 .960 1.70
1915 PBS FL 20 CF 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.40
1916 WSH AL 21 OF 9 8 7 21 17 3 1 2 .952 2.22 .963 2.12
1916 WSH AL 21 CF 8 8 7 19 15 3 1 2 .947 2.25 .969 2.45
1916 WSH AL 21 LF 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .960 2.20
1917 WSH AL 22 OF 94 90 80 227 208 15 4 3 .982 2.37 .967 2.22
1917 WSH AL 22 LF 91 89 79 223 204 15 4 2 .982 2.41 .964 2.23
1917 WSH AL 22 CF 2 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.60
1917 WSH AL 22 RF 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .960 1.80
1919 WSH AL 24 OF 103 91 82 234 222 7 5 2 .979 2.22 .958 2.26
1919 WSH AL 24 LF 85 75 68 182 173 6 3 2 .984 2.11 .961 2.21
1919 WSH AL 24 CF 16 13 12 42 40 1 1 0 .976 2.56 .961 2.64
1919 WSH AL 24 RF 4 3 2 7 6 0 1 0 .857 1.50 .951 1.95
1920 BOS AL 25 LF 141 139 137 310 281 17 12 2 .961 2.11 .962 2.30
1920 BOS AL 25 OF 141 139 137 310 281 17 12 2 .961 2.11 .962 2.25
1921 BOS AL 26 LF 133 131 121 299 278 12 9 3 .970 2.18 .958 2.38
1921 BOS AL 26 OF 133 131 121 299 278 12 9 3 .970 2.18 .960 2.33
1922 BOS AL 27 OF 103 100 95 260 240 14 6 3 .977 2.47 .964 2.31
1922 BOS AL 27 LF 80 78 73 224 206 10 8 3 .964 2.70 .969 2.40
1922 BOS AL 27 RF 19 19 19 33 31 2 0 0 1.000 1.74 .954 1.85
1922 BOS AL 27 CF 5 3 3 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 0.80 .968 2.70
1923 BOS AL 28 OF 49 42 38 125 103 12 10 1 .920 2.35 .965 2.38
1923 BOS AL 28 LF 28 20 20 65 56 6 3 0 .954 2.21 .966 2.35
1923 BOS AL 28 CF 18 15 12 38 30 3 5 1 .868 1.83 .968 2.69
1923 BOS AL 28 RF 7 7 6 22 17 3 2 0 .909 2.86 .960 2.11
9 Seasons OF 682 635 592 1557 1420 85 52 16 .967 2.21 .962 2.26 571-53-65
9 Seasons LF 571 541 506 1325 1217 67 41 12 .969 2.25 .963 2.30
6 Seasons RF 65 52 49 115 103 8 4 0 .965 1.71 .954 1.78
7 Seasons CF 53 42 37 113 96 8 9 3 .920 1.96 .965 2.60
9 Seasons TOT 682 635 592 1557 1420 85 52 16 .967 2.21 .962 2.26 571-53-65
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
1914 PBS FL 19 68 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 32 41 0
1915 PBS FL 20 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 2 9 0
1916 WSH AL 21 11 8 11 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 9 0 1 1
1917 WSH AL 22 114 90 114 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 2 1 94 0 14 7
1919 WSH AL 24 118 91 118 103 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 16 4 103 0 8 8
1920 BOS AL 25 141 139 141 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 141 0 0 141 0 0 0
1921 BOS AL 26 133 131 133 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 133 0 0 133 0 0 0
1922 BOS AL 27 126 100 126 103 0 0 0 0 0 0 80 5 19 103 0 23 0
1923 BOS AL 28 84 42 84 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 18 7 51 0 30 3
9 Seasons 812 601 812 634 0 0 0 0 0 0 571 53 65 684 0 76 19
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

Def. Games as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1920 AL  141 (2nd)
1921 AL  133 (5th)

Putouts as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1920 AL  281 (4th)

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1917 AL  15 (5th)
1920 AL  17 (2nd)
1921 AL  12 (5th)
Career  67 (62nd)

Errors Committed as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1920 AL  12 (3rd)
Career  41 (83rd)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1919 AL  2 (3rd)
1920 AL  2 (4th)
1921 AL  3 (5th)
1922 AL  3 (3rd)
Career  12 (68th)

Range Factor/Game as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1917 AL  2.41 (3rd)
1919 AL  2.11 (4th)
1922 AL  2.70 (1st)
Career  2.25 (20th)

Fielding % as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1920 AL  .961 (4th)
1921 AL  .970 (4th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1919 AL  .979 (5th)

Youngest s c a p y
1914 FL  born 1894-10-16 (2nd)
1915 FL  born 1894-10-16 (8th)

                                         

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