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Jack O'Connor

John Joseph O'Connor (Rowdy Jack or Peach Pie)

Positions: Catcher, Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: June 2, 1866 in St. Louis, MO(All Transactions)
Debut: April 20, 1887 (Age 20)
Teams (by GP): Spiders/Solons/Pirates/Browns/Perfectos/... 1887-1910

Final Game: October 9, 1910 (Age 44)
Died: November 14, 1937 in St. Louis, MO
Buried: Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
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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 PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1887 CIN AA 21 OF 7 19 16 2 1 1 .947 2.57 .898 2.04 7-0-0
1887 CIN AA 21 C 5 32 13 13 6 0 .813 5.20 .893 6.26 8 0 0
1888 CIN AA 22 OF 34 78 54 8 16 0 .795 1.82 .907 1.83 11-21-2
1888 CIN AA 22 C 2 27 14 9 4 0 .852 11.50 .914 7.15 9 0 0
1889 COL AA 23 C 84 573 420 127 26 6 .955 6.51 .917 6.26 58 0 0
1889 COL AA 23 OF 19 47 38 2 7 1 .851 2.11 .903 2.00 3-0-16
1889 COL AA 23 2B 4 14 7 6 1 1 .929 3.25 .917 5.65
1889 COL AA 23 1B 3 28 27 0 1 3 .964 9.00 .972 10.10
1890 COL AA 24 C 106 712 539 146 27 13 .962 6.46 .925 6.49 58 223 140 39% 38%
1890 COL AA 24 OF 9 23 18 1 4 1 .826 2.11 .916 1.82 3-4-2
1890 COL AA 24 SS 8 21 9 9 3 1 .857 2.25 .885 4.90
1890 COL AA 24 2B 2 14 6 7 1 3 .929 6.50 .925 5.45
1890 COL AA 24 3B 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 .860 3.70
1891 COL AA 25 OF 40 74 57 8 9 3 .878 1.63 .908 1.88 7-0-33
1891 COL AA 25 C 21 109 78 29 2 2 .982 5.10 .929 6.19 9 43 26 38% 38%
1892 CLV NL 26 OF 106 185 152 21 12 4 .935 1.63 .912 1.89 6-0-100
1892 CLV NL 26 C 34 205 158 40 7 4 .966 5.82 .936 5.87 10 45 31 41% 37%
1893 CLV NL 27 C 56 257 182 62 13 2 .949 4.36 .936 4.78 21 86 59 41% 37%
1893 CLV NL 27 OF 44 84 70 8 6 0 .929 1.77 .915 2.18 2-27-15
1894 CLV NL 28 C 45 208 161 35 12 1 .942 4.36 .924 4.60 22 54 39 42% 37%
1894 CLV NL 28 OF 33 104 88 8 8 3 .923 2.91 .915 2.28 1-27-5
1894 CLV NL 28 1B 7 59 55 3 1 4 .983 8.29 .976 9.80
1895 CLV NL 29 C 48 192 134 44 14 2 .927 3.71 .938 4.63 21 69 46 40% 37%
1895 CLV NL 29 1B 41 419 392 25 2 22 .995 10.17 .978 10.10
1895 CLV NL 29 3B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .870 3.50
1896 CLV NL 30 C 37 145 109 31 5 3 .966 3.78 .943 4.59 6 47 34 42% 37%
1896 CLV NL 30 1B 17 129 120 8 1 10 .992 7.53 .980 10.48
1896 CLV NL 30 OF 12 15 13 1 1 0 .933 1.17 .933 2.16 0-3-9
1897 CLV NL 31 OF 52 102 93 3 6 0 .941 1.85 .936 2.09 0-30-22
1897 CLV NL 31 1B 36 364 349 8 7 10 .981 9.92 .980 10.23
1897 CLV NL 31 C 13 50 35 12 3 0 .940 3.62 .948 4.73 5 18 11 38% 37%
1898 CLV NL 32 1B 69 633 586 36 11 33 .983 9.01 .977 10.33
1898 CLV NL 32 C 48 217 156 53 8 2 .963 4.35 .953 4.82 6 45 39 46% 44%
1898 CLV NL 32 OF 15 23 19 3 1 1 .957 1.47 .937 2.08 2-1-12
1899 STL NL 33 C 57 263 185 63 15 3 .943 4.35 .952 4.59 7 64 55 46% 44%
1899 STL NL 33 1B 26 258 242 13 3 17 .988 9.81 .977 10.49
1900 TOT NL 34 C 50 207 141 55 11 2 .947 3.92 .949 4.98 15 53 48 48% 44%
1900 STL NL 34 C 10 46 33 11 2 0 .957 4.40 .949 4.98 1 14 9 39% 44%
1900 PIT NL 34 C 40 161 108 44 9 2 .944 3.80 .949 4.98 14 39 39 50% 44%
1900 PIT NL 34 1B 2 21 20 1 0 3 1.000 10.50 .979 10.55
1901 PIT NL 35 C 59 322 256 59 7 5 .978 5.34 .971 6.20 11 52 49 49% 45%
1902 PIT NL 36 C 42 241 187 49 5 2 .979 5.62 .965 6.05 7 32 36 53% 45%
1902 PIT NL 36 1B 6 58 56 1 1 3 .983 9.50 .981 10.57
1902 PIT NL 36 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.00 0-0-1
1903 NYY AL 37 C 63 342 282 56 4 6 .988 5.37 .971 6.07 6 56 39 41% 44%
1903 NYY AL 37 1B 1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 .980 10.80
1904 SLB AL 38 C 14 70 55 11 4 0 .943 4.71 .969 6.15 1 14 7 33% 44%
1906 SLB AL 40 C 51 315 248 64 3 2 .990 6.12 .961 5.98 7 65 53 45% 45%
1907 SLB AL 41 C 25 117 87 29 1 4 .991 4.64 .968 6.11 1 30 20 40% 44%
1910 SLB AL 44 C 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 6.90 0 1 0 0% 45%
21 Seasons C 861 4605 3441 987 177 59 .962 5.14 .943 5.59 288 997 732 42% 40%
12 Seasons OF 372 754 618 65 71 14 .906 1.84 .915 2.00 42-113-217
10 Seasons 1B 208 1974 1852 95 27 105 .986 9.36 .978 10.29
1 Season SS 8 21 9 9 3 1 .857 2.25 .885 4.90
2 Seasons 2B 6 28 13 13 2 4 .929 4.33 .921 5.58
2 Seasons 3B 2 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.50 .867 3.60
21 Seasons TOT 1457 7385 5935 1170 280 183 .962 4.88 .949 5.34 42-113-217 288 997 732 42% 40%
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO 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
1887 CIN AA 21 12 12 0 5 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0
1888 CIN AA 22 36 36 0 2 0 0 0 0 11 21 2 34 0
1889 COL AA 23 107 107 0 84 3 4 0 0 3 0 16 19 0
1890 COL AA 24 121 121 0 106 0 2 1 8 3 4 2 9 0
1891 COL AA 25 56 56 0 21 0 0 0 0 7 0 33 40 0
1892 CLV NL 26 140 140 0 34 0 0 0 0 6 0 100 106 0
1893 CLV NL 27 96 96 0 56 0 0 0 0 2 27 15 44 0
1894 CLV NL 28 86 86 0 45 7 0 0 0 1 27 5 33 0
1895 CLV NL 29 90 90 0 48 41 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1896 CLV NL 30 68 68 0 37 17 0 0 0 0 3 9 12 0
1897 CLV NL 31 103 103 0 13 36 0 0 0 0 30 22 52 0
1898 CLV NL 32 131 131 0 48 69 0 0 0 2 1 12 15 0
1899 STL NL 33 84 84 0 57 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1900 PIT NL 34 43 43 0 40 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1900 STL NL 34 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1901 PIT NL 35 61 61 0 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1902 PIT NL 36 49 49 0 42 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
1903 NYY AL 37 64 64 0 63 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1904 SLB AL 38 14 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1906 SLB AL 40 55 55 0 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1907 SLB AL 41 25 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1910 SLB AL 44 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Seasons 1452 1452 0 861 208 6 2 8 42 113 217 372 0
Lg G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
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 C s c a p y
1889 AA  84 (1st)
1890 AA  106 (1st)

Putouts as C s c a p y
1889 AA  420 (1st)
1890 AA  539 (1st)

Assists as C s c a p y
1889 AA  127 (2nd)
1890 AA  146 (3rd)
Career  987 (51st)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
Career  177 (54th)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
1890 AA  13 (1st)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1889 AA  58 (3rd)
1890 AA  58 (1st)
1894 NL  22 (4th)
1895 NL  21 (5th)
Career  288 (21st)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1890 AA  223 (2nd)
Career  997 (34th)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
1890 AA  140 (2nd)
Career  732 (26th)

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
1901 NL  48.5 (4th)
1902 NL  52.9 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
1890 AA  6.46 (4th)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
1889 AA  .955 (1st)
1890 AA  .962 (1st)

Oldest s c a p y
1902 NL  born 1866-06-02 (7th)
1903 AL  born 1866-06-02 (6th)
1904 AL  born 1866-06-02 (6th)
1906 AL  born 1866-06-02 (6th)
1907 AL  born 1866-06-02 (5th)
1910 AL  born 1866-06-02 (2nd)

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