Samuel James Tilden Sheckard
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: November 23, 1878 in Upper Chanceford, PA
( All Transactions) September 14, 1897 (Age 18)
Debut: Lost 1898 Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Superbas/Orioles/Bridegrooms/Cardinals/... 1897-1913 September 28, 1913 (Age 34)
Died: January 15, 1947 in Lancaster, PA Buried: Laurel Hill Memorial Garden, Columbia, PA
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News -- November 2013
11/13 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: Mercer Unbound: 9 October 1899, Washington splits a doubleheader with the visiting Orioles, but Win Mercer is the story today. The second game ... News -- March 2013
3/11 James Smyth Broadcast: The All-Time J.S. Team - Part Two: Last week I created an all-time team comprised solely of players that share my initials of J.S. L/R bWAR OPS+/ERA+ ...
3/8 James Smyth Broadcast: The All-Time J.S. Team - Part One: On Wednesday, High Heat Stats tweeted that you could make a great team out of players with the initials RC:Geez, you can make ... News -- January 2013
1/25 WasWatching: Really Productive Non-Sluggers: I wonder if any of these guys would have used PEDs if they were in vogue when they played… Rk Player Rbat OPS+ SLG PA From ... News -- December 2012
12/14 WasWatching: The Greatest Fielding LF Of All-Time Is…: First, start with this list - Rk Player Rfield From To Age G 1 Barry Bonds 175 1986 2007 21-42 2986 2 Luis Gonzalez 88 1990 2008 ... News -- June 2012
6/30 High Heat Stats: Strikeout Milestones and Related Musings: Following up on a post by birtelcom concerning the continually increasing trend to more strikeouts in the game, I noticed that ... News -- January 2012
1/12 High Heat Stats: WAAS Experiment #1: Adjusted WAAS: In a long exchange on the original WAAS post, reader Robert proposed adjusting the WAAS method to account for partial seasons.Basic ... News -- November 2011
11/29 High Heat Stats: Highest Ratio of On-Base to Batting Average: In a recent thread, reader mcearlgrey asked about the greatest discrepancies between on-base percentage and batting average. Here ... News -- April 2011
4/22 B-R Blog: Players who’ve batted under .210 and over .290 in different seasons: Using the new two-tiered search feature, I generated a list of players who have had at least one season with a batting average ... News -- January 2011
1/11 B-R Blog: Mailbag: Biggest Differences Between HR Leader and Runner-Up: Here's a question from Ehud: "Jose Bautista was the AL home run king in 2010, while the second-place HR leader (Paul Konerko) ...
1/4 B-R Blog: Chet Lemon: I was just foolin'round with Play Index - looking for the best "relatively short career" guys not in the Hall of Fame. And, I ... News -- September 2010
9/16 B-R Blog: Carlos Pena has the best OPS+ for a sub .205 hitter: The title says it all. Carlos Pena is having a weird season. Rk Player OPS+ BA Year Age Tm G PA AB R H 2B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG ... News -- May 2010
5/19 B-R Blog: WAR Data: Best Position Players Not In the Hall of Fame: Here's a post concept that's sure to be a lightning rod for discussion: who are the best position players not to be inducted into ...