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Tricky Nichols

Frederick C. Nichols

Positions: Pitcher and Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 150 lb.

Born: July 26, 1850 in Bridgeport, CT(All Transactions)
Debut: April 19, 1875 (Age 24)
Rookie Status: Lost 1875 [*]
Teams (by GP): BrownStockings/ElmCitys/Orioles/Grays/RubyLegs/... 1875-1882

Final Game: July 11, 1882 (Age 31)
Died: August 22, 1897 in Bridgeport, CT
Buried: Lakeview Cemetery, Bridgeport, CT
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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
1875 NHV NA 24 P 34 288.0 149 14 107 28 4 .812 3.78 3.56 .865 2.59 2.58
1875 NHV NA 24 OF 3 4 2 0 2 0 .500 0.67 .818 1.87 1-2-0
1876 BSN NL 25 P 1 9.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00 2.00 .875 2.10 2.10
1877 STL NL 26 P 42 350.0 80 14 62 4 1 .950 1.95 1.81 .915 2.10 2.10
1877 STL NL 26 OF 16 22 18 0 4 0 .818 1.13 .831 1.88 0-14-2
1878 PRO NL 27 P 11 98.0 34 6 27 1 2 .971 3.03 3.00 .888 2.31 2.32
1880 WOR NL 29 P 2 17.2 6 0 3 3 0 .500 1.53 1.50 .912 2.29 2.25
1882 BAL AA 31 P 16 118.1 47 5 34 8 0 .830 2.97 2.44 .918 3.43 3.34
1882 BAL AA 31 OF 14 28 21 2 5 0 .821 1.64 .848 1.83 0-14-0
6 Seasons P 106 881.0 318 39 235 44 7 .862 2.80 2.58 .889 2.47 2.47
3 Seasons OF 33 54 41 2 11 0 .796 1.30 .839 1.86 1-30-2
6 Seasons TOT 139 881.0 372 80 237 55 7 .852 2.80 2.28 .882 2.47 2.32 1-30-2
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.
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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
1875 NHV NA 24 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0
1876 BSN NL 25 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1877 STL NL 26 51 51 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 2 16 0
1878 PRO NL 27 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1880 WOR NL 29 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1882 BAL AA 31 26 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0
6 Seasons 125 125 106 0 0 0 0 0 1 30 2 33 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

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1877 NL  42 (5th)

Putouts as P s c a p y
1877 NL  14 (5th)

Assists as P s c a p y
1875 NA  107 (3rd)
1877 NL  62 (5th)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1875 NA  28 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
1875 NA  3.78 (1st)
1878 NL  3.03 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
1875 NA  3.56 (1st)
1878 NL  3.00 (1st)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1877 NL  .950 (2nd)
1878 NL  .971 (1st)

Oldest s c a p y
1882 AA  born 1850-07-26 (6th)

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Name and misspellings: Frederick C. Tricky Nichols

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