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Lefty O'Doul

Francis Joseph O'Doul

Positions: Leftfielder and Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: March 4, 1897 in San Francisco, CA
High School: Bay View HS (San Francisco, CA)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 29, 1919 (Age 22.056)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1923 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Giants/Dodgers/Robins/Yankees/... 1919-1934

Final Game: September 30, 1934 (Age 37.210)
Died: December 7, 1969 in San Francisco, CA
Buried: Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, CA
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1919 22 NYY AL 0 0 3.60 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 7 6 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 27 97 4.09 2.200 12.6 0.0 7.2 3.6 0.50
1920 23 NYY AL 0 0 4.91 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.2 4 2 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 17 86 4.11 1.636 9.8 0.0 4.9 4.9 1.00
1922 25 NYY AL 0 0 3.38 6 0 6 0 0 0 16.0 24 13 6 0 12 5 0 0 2 80 121 4.63 2.250 13.5 0.0 6.8 2.8 0.42
1923 26 BOS AL 1 1 .500 5.43 23 1 18 0 0 0 53.0 69 50 32 1 31 10 4 0 0 248 75 4.78 1.887 11.7 0.2 5.3 1.7 0.32
4 Yrs 1 1 .500 4.87 34 1 27 0 0 0 77.2 104 71 42 1 49 19 5 0 2 372 83 4.67 1.970 12.1 0.1 5.7 2.2 0.39
162 Game Avg. 2 2 .500 4.87 66 2 52 0 0 0 151 202 138 82 2 95 37 10 0 4 723 83 4.67 1.970 12.1 0.1 5.7 2.2 0.39
NYY (3 yrs) 0 0 3.65 11 0 9 0 0 0 24.2 35 21 10 0 18 9 1 0 2 124 109 4.45 2.149 12.8 0.0 6.6 3.3 0.50
BOS (1 yr) 1 1 .500 5.43 23 1 18 0 0 0 53.0 69 50 32 1 31 10 4 0 0 248 75 4.78 1.887 11.7 0.2 5.3 1.7 0.32
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1919 22 NYY AL 5.0 3 0 6 10.80 4.52 0.51 0.00 98.0 3.93 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .373 .498 $1,800
1920 23 NYY AL 3.2 2 0 2 4.91 4.96 0.21 0.00 104.6 4.97 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .501 .500 $2,700
1922 25 NYY AL 16.0 6 0 13 7.31 5.30 0.37 0.00 98.7 4.86 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .433 .498 $4,500
1923 26 BOS AL 53.0 23 1 50 8.49 4.97 -0.24 0.00 102.4 5.34 -19 -1.7 1.0 -0.0 -1.2 -13 .424 .489 $5,000
4 Seasons 77.2 34 1 71 8.23 5.01 -0.05 0.00 101.5 5.13 -27 -2.5 1.0 -0.0 -1.7 -18 .426 .492 $14,000
NYY (3 yrs) 24.2 11 0 21 7.66 5.09 0.37 0.00 99.4 4.69 -8 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.5 -6 .429 .498 $9,000
BOS (1 yr) 53.0 23 1 50 8.49 4.97 -0.24 0.00 102.4 5.34 -19 -1.7 1.0 -0.0 -1.2 -13 .424 .489 $5,000

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
1919 22 NYY AL 27 0.0% 7.4% 14.8% 78%
1920 23 NYY AL 17 0.0% 11.8% 11.8% 71%
1922 25 NYY AL 81 0.0% 6.2% 14.8% 0.0% 0% 78%
1923 26 BOS AL 258 0.4% 3.9% 12.0% 79%
4 Yrs 383 0.3% 5.0% 12.8% 0.0% 0% 78%
MLB Averages 1.1% 7.6% 7.8% 3.0% 12% 80%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
1919 22 0 0 3.60 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 7 6 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 27 97 2.200 12.6 0.0 7.2 3.6 0.50 97
1920 23 0 0 4.15 5 0 3 0 0 0 8.2 11 8 4 0 6 4 1 0 0 44 92 1.962 11.4 0.0 6.2 4.2 0.67 92
1921 24 0 0 4.15 5 0 3 0 0 0 8.2 11 8 4 0 6 4 1 0 0 44 92 1.962 11.4 0.0 6.2 4.2 0.67 92
1922 25 0 0 3.65 11 0 9 0 0 0 24.2 35 21 10 0 18 9 1 0 2 124 109 2.149 12.8 0.0 6.6 3.3 0.50 109
1923 26 1 1 .500 4.87 34 1 27 0 0 0 77.2 104 71 42 1 49 19 5 0 2 372 83 1.970 12.1 0.1 5.7 2.2 0.39 83

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
1919 22 0 1 .000 10.50 6.0 8 8 7 0 5 2 0 2.167 12.0 7.5 3.0 0.40 0.0 3
1920 23 0 0 4.50 4.0 4 2 2 0 2 2 1 1.500 9.0 4.5 4.5 1.00 0.0 2
1922 25 1 1 .500 6.35 17.0 25 13 12 0 12 5 0 2.176 13.2 6.4 2.6 0.42 0.0 6
1923 26 3 3 .500 6.75 56.0 70 47 42 1 31 11 4 1.804 11.3 5.0 1.8 0.35 0.2 23
4 Yrs 4 5 .444 6.83 83.0 107 70 63 1 50 20 5 1.892 11.6 2.2 0.40 0.1 34

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1948 BBWAA ( 3.3%)
1949 BBWAA ( 2.6%)
1950 BBWAA ( 5.4%)
1951 BBWAA ( 5.8%)
1952 BBWAA ( 8.1%)
1953 BBWAA ( 4.2%)
1956 BBWAA ( 2.6%)
1958 BBWAA (10.2%)
1960 BBWAA (16.7%)
1962 BBWAA ( 8.1%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1929 NL (2, 68%)
1931 NL (25, 1%)
1932 NL (3, 73%)
1.42 Career Shares (160th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1929 NL  7.4 (2nd)
1932 NL  6.4 (8th)

Games Finished s c a p y
1923 AL  18 (5th)

                           

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Name and misspellings: Francis Joseph Lefty O'Doul odoul

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