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Al Orth

Albert Lewis Orth (Smiling Al or The Curveless Wonder)

Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: September 5, 1872 in Sedalia, MO
School: DePauw University (Greencastle, IN) (All Transactions)
Debut: August 15, 1895 (Age 22.344)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1895 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Highlanders/Senators 1895-1909

Final Game: September 20, 1909 (Age 37.015)
Died: October 8, 1948 in Lynchburg, VA
Buried: Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA
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Fine Details  · Last updated Sep 21, 2014 6:17PM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #188. Doyle Alexander… #189. Jered Weaver… #190. Bullet Joe Bush… #191. AL ORTH… #192. Allie Reynolds… #193. Camilo Pascual… #194. Ned Garver… 

Standard Pitching

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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
1895 22 PHI NL 8 1 .889 3.89 11 10 1 9 0 1 88.0 103 50 38 0 22 25 2 0 1 382 123 3.83 1.420 10.5 0.0 2.3 2.6 1.14
1896 23 PHI NL 15 10 .600 4.41 25 23 2 19 0 0 196.0 244 128 96 10 46 23 3 0 4 856 98 4.47 1.480 11.2 0.5 2.1 1.1 0.50
1897 24 PHI NL 14 19 .424 4.62 36 34 2 29 2 0 282.1 349 194 145 12 82 64 6 0 3 1248 90 4.35 1.527 11.1 0.4 2.6 2.0 0.78
1898 25 PHI NL 15 13 .536 3.02 32 28 4 25 1 0 250.0 290 131 84 2 53 52 8 0 0 1068 113 3.19 1.372 10.4 0.1 1.9 1.9 0.98
1899 26 PHI NL 14 3 .824 2.49 21 15 6 13 3 1 144.2 149 67 40 0 19 35 3 0 1 582 147 2.91 1.161 9.3 0.0 1.2 2.2 1.84
1900 27 PHI NL 14 14 .500 3.78 33 30 3 24 2 1 262.0 302 145 110 4 60 68 13 0 0 1121 95 3.34 1.382 10.4 0.1 2.1 2.3 1.13
1901 28 PHI NL 20 12 .625 2.27 35 33 2 30 6 1 281.2 250 101 71 3 32 92 8 0 5 1097 150 2.84 1.001 8.0 0.1 1.0 2.9 2.88
1902 29 WSH AL 19 18 .514 3.97 38 37 1 36 1 0 324.0 367 181 143 18 40 76 9 0 2 1334 93 3.37 1.256 10.2 0.5 1.1 2.1 1.90
1903 30 WSH AL 10 22 .313 4.34 36 32 4 30 2 2 279.2 326 174 135 8 62 88 7 0 7 1193 72 3.24 1.387 10.5 0.3 2.0 2.8 1.42
1904 31 TOT AL 14 10 .583 3.41 30 25 5 18 2 0 211.1 210 96 80 2 34 70 6 0 5 848 80 2.45 1.155 8.9 0.1 1.4 3.0 2.06
1904 31 WSH AL 3 4 .429 4.76 10 7 3 7 0 0 73.2 88 49 39 2 15 23 3 0 1 314 57 2.88 1.398 10.8 0.2 1.8 2.8 1.53
1904 31 NYY AL 11 6 .647 2.68 20 18 2 11 2 0 137.2 122 47 41 0 19 47 3 0 4 534 102 2.22 1.024 8.0 0.0 1.2 3.1 2.47
1905 32 NYY AL 18 16 .529 2.86 40 37 3 26 6 0 305.1 273 122 97 8 61 121 7 0 5 1201 102 2.74 1.094 8.0 0.2 1.8 3.6 1.98
1906 33 NYY AL 27 17 .614 2.34 45 39 5 36 3 0 338.2 317 115 88 2 66 133 1 1 7 1331 127 2.25 1.131 8.4 0.1 1.8 3.5 2.02
1907 34 NYY AL 14 21 .400 2.61 36 33 3 21 2 0 248.2 244 134 72 2 53 78 6 0 2 1001 107 2.37 1.194 8.8 0.1 1.9 2.8 1.47
1908 35 NYY AL 2 13 .133 3.42 21 17 3 8 1 0 139.1 134 62 53 4 30 22 4 0 1 560 72 2.89 1.177 8.7 0.3 1.9 1.4 0.73
1909 36 NYY AL 0 0 12.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 6 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 15 25 2.55 2.333 18.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
15 Yrs 204 189 .519 3.37 440 394 44 324 31 6 3354.2 3564 1704 1256 75 661 948 83 1 43 13837 100 3.11 1.259 9.6 0.2 1.8 2.5 1.43
162 Game Avg. 17 15 .519 3.37 36 32 4 26 3 0 274 291 139 102 6 54 77 7 0 4 1128 100 3.11 1.259 9.6 0.2 1.8 2.5 1.43
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
PHI (7 yrs) 100 72 .581 3.49 193 173 20 149 14 4 1504.2 1687 816 584 31 314 359 43 0 14 6354 109 3.55 1.330 10.1 0.2 1.9 2.1 1.14
NYY (6 yrs) 72 73 .497 2.72 163 145 16 102 14 0 1172.2 1096 484 355 16 230 402 21 1 19 4642 104 2.48 1.131 8.4 0.1 1.8 3.1 1.75
WSH (3 yrs) 32 44 .421 4.21 84 76 8 73 3 2 677.1 781 404 317 28 117 187 19 0 10 2841 79 3.26 1.326 10.4 0.4 1.6 2.5 1.60
AL (8 yrs) 104 117 .471 3.27 247 221 24 175 17 2 1850.0 1877 888 672 44 347 589 40 1 29 7483 92 2.76 1.202 9.1 0.2 1.7 2.9 1.70
NL (7 yrs) 100 72 .581 3.49 193 173 20 149 14 4 1504.2 1687 816 584 31 314 359 43 0 14 6354 109 3.55 1.330 10.1 0.2 1.9 2.1 1.14
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
1895 22 PHI NL 88.0 11 10 50 5.11 6.45 -0.03 0.00 100.0 6.48 16 1.3 1.0 -0.1 2.1 26 .620 .508
1896 23 PHI NL 196.0 25 23 128 5.88 5.96 -0.21 0.00 99.0 6.11 10 0.8 1.0 -0.2 2.5 30 .533 .505
1897 24 PHI NL 282.1 36 34 194 6.18 5.90 -0.14 0.00 97.0 5.86 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.2 2.2 26 .493 .498
1898 25 PHI NL 250.0 32 28 131 4.72 4.91 -0.38 0.00 95.0 5.02 15 1.4 1.0 -0.2 3.6 35 .545 .509
1899 26 PHI NL 144.2 21 15 67 4.17 5.17 0.09 0.00 96.0 4.89 15 1.5 1.0 -0.1 2.7 28 .570 .509
1900 27 PHI NL 262.0 33 30 145 4.98 5.14 -0.22 0.00 98.0 5.25 12 1.2 1.0 -0.2 3.5 37 .535 .507
1901 28 PHI NL 281.2 35 33 101 3.23 4.61 0.19 0.00 102.0 4.50 43 4.8 1.0 -0.4 6.8 66 .636 .529
1902 29 WSH AL 324.0 38 37 181 5.03 4.86 -0.21 0.00 104.0 5.27 11 1.1 1.0 -0.4 3.9 44 .528 .507 $3,500
1903 30 WSH AL 279.2 36 32 174 5.60 4.24 -0.13 0.00 105.0 4.59 -27 -2.7 1.0 -0.3 -0.2 -6 .424 .483
1904 31 WSH AL 73.2 10 7 49 5.99 3.65 -0.48 0.00 102.0 4.22 -14 -1.4 1.0 -0.1 -0.8 -9 .355 .491
1904 31 NYY AL 137.2 20 18 47 3.07 3.50 0.31 0.00 104.0 3.31 5 0.7 1.0 -0.1 1.9 14 .534 .504
1905 32 NYY AL 305.1 40 37 122 3.60 3.66 -0.22 0.00 110.0 4.26 25 3.1 1.0 -0.2 5.9 48 .578 .519
1906 33 NYY AL 338.2 45 39 115 3.06 3.60 -0.03 0.00 110.0 3.99 36 4.6 1.0 -0.2 7.7 63 .602 .528
1907 34 NYY AL 248.2 36 33 134 4.85 3.61 -0.52 0.00 110.0 4.55 -8 -1.0 1.0 -0.2 1.2 12 .473 .494
1908 35 NYY AL 139.1 21 17 62 4.00 3.51 -0.41 0.00 103.0 4.04 0 0.0 1.0 -0.1 1.2 11 .500 .500
1909 36 NYY AL 3.0 1 1 4 12.00 3.38 -0.29 0.00 102.0 3.74 -3 -0.3 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .250 .498
15 Seasons 3354.2 440 394 1704 4.57 4.55 -0.16 0.00 103.0 4.81 134 14.8 1.0 -3.1 44.1 422 .534 .508 $3,500
PHI (7 yrs) 1504.2 193 173 816 4.88 5.33 -0.11 0.00 98.1 5.34 108 10.7 1.0 -1.4 23.4 248 .556 .510
NYY (6 yrs) 1172.2 163 145 484 3.71 3.60 -0.19 0.00 108.4 4.10 55 7.2 1.0 -0.9 17.8 145 .544 .512
WSH (3 yrs) 677.1 84 76 404 5.37 4.47 -0.21 0.00 104.2 4.88 -30 -3.1 1.0 -0.7 2.9 29 .463 .495 $3,500

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1895 22 PHI NL 11 48 45 8 16 4 0 1 13 0 1 6 .356 .370 .511 .881 125 23 0 2 1
1896 23 PHI NL 25 85 82 12 21 3 3 1 13 2 3 11 .256 .282 .402 .685 80 33 0 0 1
1897 24 PHI NL 53 157 152 26 50 7 4 1 17 5 3 8 .329 .342 .447 .789 110 68 0 2 1/O
1898 25 PHI NL 39 133 123 17 36 6 4 1 14 1 3 15 .293 .310 .431 .740 115 53 0 7 1/O
1899 26 PHI NL 22 64 62 5 13 3 1 1 5 2 1 3 .210 .222 .339 .561 55 21 0 1 1/O
1900 27 PHI NL 39 132 129 6 40 4 1 1 21 2 2 16 .310 .326 .380 .706 96 49 1 0 1/O
1901 28 PHI NL 41 132 128 14 36 6 0 1 15 3 3 11 .281 .303 .352 .655 88 45 1 0 1/O
1902 29 WSH AL 56 187 175 20 38 3 2 2 10 2 9 10 .217 .255 .291 .547 51 51 0 3 1O/36
1903 30 WSH AL 55 168 162 19 49 9 7 0 11 3 4 13 .302 .323 .444 .768 127 72 1 1 1/6O3
1904 31 TOT AL 55 171 166 13 41 4 2 0 18 4 1 21 .247 .265 .295 .560 76 49 3 1 1O
1904 31 WSH AL 31 105 102 7 22 3 1 0 11 2 1 14 .216 .238 .265 .503 60 27 2 0 O1
1904 31 NYY AL 24 66 64 6 19 1 1 0 7 2 0 7 .297 .308 .344 .651 101 22 1 1 1/O
1905 32 NYY AL 55 139 131 13 24 3 1 1 8 2 4 22 .183 .213 .244 .458 39 32 1 3 1/3O
1906 33 NYY AL 47 144 135 12 37 2 2 1 17 2 6 8 .274 .305 .341 .646 94 46 0 3 1/O
1907 34 NYY AL 44 112 105 11 34 6 0 1 13 1 4 6 .324 .355 .410 .764 136 43 1 2 1/O
1908 35 NYY AL 38 73 69 4 20 1 2 0 4 0 2 7 .290 .310 .362 .672 118 25 0 2 1
1909 36 NYY AL 22 40 34 3 9 0 1 0 5 1 5 9 .265 .359 .324 .683 115 11 0 1 /41
15 Yrs 602 1785 1698 183 464 61 30 12 184 30 51 166 .273 .298 .366 .663 92 621 8 28
162 Game Avg. 162 480 457 49 125 16 8 3 50 8 14 45 .273 .298 .366 .663 92 167 2 8
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
PHI (7 yrs) 230 751 721 88 212 33 13 7 98 15 16 70 .294 .311 .405 .716 97 292 2 12
NYY (6 yrs) 230 574 538 49 143 13 7 3 54 8 21 59 .266 .297 .333 .630 94 179 3 12
WSH (3 yrs) 142 460 439 46 109 15 10 2 32 7 14 37 .248 .276 .342 .618 81 150 3 4
AL (8 yrs) 372 1034 977 95 252 28 17 5 86 15 35 96 .258 .288 .337 .625 88 329 6 16
NL (7 yrs) 230 751 721 88 212 33 13 7 98 15 16 70 .294 .311 .405 .716 97 292 2 12

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1895 22 PHI NL 11 48 1 0 0 0 3 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .530 .502 0.3 0.0 4 1
1896 23 PHI NL 25 85 -4 -0 0 0 6 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .507 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
1897 24 PHI NL 53 157 1 -0 0 0 12 13 1.0 0 13 1.0 .520 .506 1.0 -0.0 13 1/O
1898 25 PHI NL 39 133 1 0 0 0 8 9 0.8 0 9 0.8 .522 .505 0.9 -0.0 9 1/O
1899 26 PHI NL 22 64 -4 0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1/O
1900 27 PHI NL 39 132 -2 -0 0 0 10 8 0.7 0 8 0.7 .519 .505 0.7 -0.0 8 1/O
1901 28 PHI NL 41 132 -2 -0 0 -1 9 6 0.6 0 6 0.6 .515 .504 0.7 -0.1 7 1/O
1902 29 WSH AL 56 187 -11 0 0 0 13 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .501 0.1 -0.1 1 $3,500 1O/36
1903 30 WSH AL 55 168 5 -0 0 -1 13 17 1.8 0 17 1.8 .533 .511 1.9 -0.1 18 1/6O3
1904 31 WSH AL 31 105 -4 -0 0 -3 -1 -8 -1.0 4 -4 -0.6 .468 .494 -0.2 -0.5 -1 O1
1904 31 NYY AL 24 66 -0 -0 0 0 4 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .519 .503 0.4 -0.0 4 1/O
1905 32 NYY AL 55 139 -9 -0 0 -1 10 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 0.1 -0.2 1 1/3O
1906 33 NYY AL 47 144 -1 -0 0 0 9 8 1.0 0 8 1.0 .521 .506 1.0 0.0 8 1/O
1907 34 NYY AL 44 112 4 -0 0 0 7 11 1.3 0 11 1.3 .530 .508 1.3 0.0 11 1/O
1908 35 NYY AL 38 73 1 0 0 0 5 6 0.7 0 6 0.7 .520 .505 0.7 0.0 6 1
1909 36 NYY AL 22 40 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 0.2 .502 .500 0.2 -0.0 2 /41
15 Seasons 602 1785 -24 -1 0 -6 115 83 8.0 5 88 8.6 .514 .504 9.5 -1.0 94 $3,500
PHI (7 yrs) 230 751 -9 -0 0 -1 53 43 3.7 0 43 3.7 .517 .504 3.9 -0.2 44
NYY (6 yrs) 230 574 -5 -0 0 -1 36 29 3.5 1 31 3.6 .515 .504 3.7 -0.2 32
WSH (3 yrs) 142 460 -11 -0 0 -4 25 10 0.8 4 14 1.2 .507 .503 1.8 -0.7 18 $3,500

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G Awards
1895 PHI NL 22 P 11 88.0 19 2 14 3 0 .842 1.64 1.45 .918 2.52 2.42
1896 PHI NL 23 P 25 196.0 71 10 54 7 2 .901 2.94 2.56 .916 2.72 2.62
1897 PHI NL 24 P 36 282.1 84 9 69 6 1 .929 2.49 2.17 .920 2.54 2.44
1897 PHI NL 24 OF 6 13 11 1 1 0 .923 2.00 .936 2.08 3-3-0
1898 PHI NL 25 P 32 250.0 73 8 62 3 1 .959 2.52 2.19 .918 2.65 2.55
1898 PHI NL 25 OF 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 .935 2.10 0-0-1
1899 PHI NL 26 P 21 144.2 29 4 19 6 0 .793 1.43 1.10 .910 2.68 2.56
1899 PHI NL 26 OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .940 2.20 1-0-0
1900 PHI NL 27 P 33 262.0 88 15 68 5 3 .943 2.85 2.52 .921 2.67 2.59
1900 PHI NL 27 OF 3 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.67 .940 2.17 0-3-0
1901 PHI NL 28 P 35 281.2 110 21 83 6 2 .945 3.32 2.97 .934 2.75 2.72
1901 PHI NL 28 OF 4 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .942 2.05 0-4-0
1902 WSH AL 29 P 38 324.0 130 25 95 10 3 .923 3.33 3.16 .928 3.10 3.03
1902 WSH AL 29 OF 13 24 20 2 2 0 .917 1.69 .944 2.07 1-4-8
1902 WSH AL 29 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .980 10.90
1902 WSH AL 29 SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 5.70
1903 WSH AL 30 P 36 279.2 112 17 86 9 0 .920 3.31 2.86 .948 3.19 3.13
1903 WSH AL 30 SS 7 24 11 11 2 3 .917 3.14 .913 5.29
1903 WSH AL 30 OF 4 7 4 0 3 0 .571 1.00 .951 1.95 2-0-2
1903 WSH AL 30 1B 2 25 23 1 1 0 .960 12.00 .981 10.80
1904 TOT AL 31 P 30 211.1 96 20 73 3 1 .969 3.96 3.10 .952 3.45 3.39
1904 TOT AL 31 OF 20 41 33 1 7 0 .829 1.70 .954 1.86 12-7-1
1904 WSH AL 31 OF 18 38 30 1 7 0 .816 1.72 .954 1.86 12-6-0
1904 WSH AL 31 P 10 73.2 34 8 25 1 0 .971 4.03 3.30 .952 3.46 3.39
1904 NYY AL 31 P 20 137.2 62 12 48 2 1 .968 3.92 3.00 .952 3.45 3.39
1904 NYY AL 31 OF 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 .953 1.85 0-1-1
1905 NYY AL 32 P 40 305.1 116 13 96 7 1 .940 3.21 2.73 .942 3.25 3.21
1905 NYY AL 32 1B 1 20 15 2 3 0 .850 17.00 .982 10.80
1905 NYY AL 32 OF 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .953 1.90 0-0-1
1906 NYY AL 33 P 45 338.2 122 13 101 8 1 .934 3.03 2.53 .948 3.22 3.17
1906 NYY AL 33 OF 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00 .965 1.90 0-0-1
1907 NYY AL 34 P 36 248.2 113 9 95 9 1 .920 3.76 2.89 .946 3.28 3.25
1907 NYY AL 34 OF 1 3 2 0 1 0 .667 2.00 .960 1.80 1-0-0
1908 NYY AL 35 P 21 139.1 49 6 42 1 2 .980 3.10 2.29 .946 3.20 3.19
1909 NYY AL 36 2B 6 26 10 16 0 0 1.000 4.33 .953 4.92
1909 NYY AL 36 P 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 3.30 3.20
15 Seasons P 440 3354.2 1212 172 957 83 18 .932 3.03 2.57 .935 2.97 2.92
11 Seasons OF 55 108 87 7 14 0 .870 1.71 .948 1.98 20-21-14
2 Seasons SS 8 24 11 11 2 3 .917 2.75 .913 5.34
1 Season 2B 6 26 10 16 0 0 1.000 4.33 .953 4.92
3 Seasons 1B 4 46 39 3 4 0 .913 10.50 .981 10.82
15 Seasons TOT 513 3354.2 1416 319 994 103 21 .927 3.03 2.56 .938 2.97 2.94 20-21-14
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 on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1901 NL  7.4 (5th)
1905 AL  5.9 (10th)
1906 AL  8.7 (3rd)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1901 NL  6.8 (4th)
1905 AL  5.9 (6th)
1906 AL  7.7 (1st)
Career  44.1 (130th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1901 NL  2.27 (3rd)

Wins s c a p y
1901 NL  20 (6th)
1902 AL  19 (7th)
1906 AL  27 (1st)
Career  204 (104th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1899 NL  .824 (1st)
1901 NL  .625 (7th)
1904 AL  .583 (8th)
1906 AL  .614 (7th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1901 NL  1.001 (1st)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1901 NL  7.988 (4th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1896 NL  2.112 (7th)
1898 NL  1.908 (9th)
1900 NL  2.061 (9th)
1901 NL  1.023 (1st)
1902 AL  1.111 (1st)
1904 AL  1.448 (6th)
1905 AL  1.798 (6th)
1906 AL  1.754 (9th)
1907 AL  1.918 (10th)
Career  1.773 (48th)

Games Played s c a p y
1902 AL  38 (4th)
1905 AL  40 (7th)
1906 AL  45 (2nd)

Saves s c a p y
1899 NL  1 (7th)
1900 NL  1 (3rd)
1901 NL  1 (6th)
1903 AL  2 (1st)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1902 AL  324.0 (4th)
1905 AL  305.3 (10th)
1906 AL  338.7 (1st)
Career  3,354.7 (86th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1906 AL  133 (9th)

Games Started s c a p y
1902 AL  37 (4th)
1905 AL  37 (5th)
1906 AL  39 (3rd)
Career  394 (135th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1902 AL  36 (3rd)
1906 AL  36 (1st)
Career  324 (31st)

Shutouts s c a p y
1897 NL  2 (3rd)
1899 NL  3 (10th)
1900 NL  2 (10th)
1901 NL  6 (1st)
1905 AL  6 (3rd)
Career  31 (103rd)

Home Runs s c a p y
1896 NL  10 (10th)
1897 NL  12 (3rd)
1902 AL  18 (1st)
1903 AL  8 (4th)
1905 AL  8 (2nd)
1908 AL  4 (4th)

Hits s c a p y
1902 AL  367 (2nd)
1903 AL  326 (2nd)
1905 AL  273 (6th)
1906 AL  317 (1st)
Career  3,564 (61st)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1900 NL  1.133 (10th)
1901 NL  2.875 (3rd)
1902 AL  1.900 (3rd)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1898 NL  0.072 (9th)
1900 NL  0.137 (7th)
1901 NL  0.096 (6th)
Career  0.201 (166th)

Losses s c a p y
1897 NL  19 (8th)
1902 AL  18 (3rd)
1903 AL  22 (2nd)
1905 AL  16 (9th)
1906 AL  17 (7th)
1907 AL  21 (1st)
Career  189 (56th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1897 NL  145 (8th)
1902 AL  143 (2nd)
1903 AL  135 (1st)
1905 AL  97 (3rd)
1906 AL  88 (7th)
Career  1,256 (99th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1903 AL  7 (5th)
1906 AL  7 (8th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
Career  83 (141st)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1902 AL  1,334 (5th)
1905 AL  1,201 (9th)
1906 AL  1,331 (2nd)
Career  13,837 (91st)

Games Finished s c a p y
1899 NL  6 (5th)
1903 AL  4 (10th)
1904 AL  5 (7th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1901 NL  150 (3rd)
1906 AL  127 (8th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1898 NL  3.19 (6th)
1900 NL  3.34 (8th)
1901 NL  2.84 (6th)
1906 AL  2.25 (10th)
Career  3.11 (169th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1901 NL  34 (2nd)
1906 AL  24 (6th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1901 NL  3.5 (2nd)
1906 AL  2.7 (6th)

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1902 AL  38 (4th)
1906 AL  45 (2nd)

Putouts as P s c a p y
1901 NL  21 (5th)
1902 AL  25 (3rd)

Assists as P s c a p y
1902 AL  95 (5th)
Career  957 (28th)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1902 AL  10 (3rd)
1903 AL  9 (3rd)
1906 AL  8 (4th)
1907 AL  9 (3rd)
Career  83 (29th)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
Career  2.57 (37th)

Oldest s c a p y
1909 AL  born 1872-09-05 (7th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 20 (97), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 88 (268), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 50 (277), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 2 (2811), Average HOFer ≈ 50
Pitching - 27 (182), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (98th), 52.7 career WAR/37.9 7yr-peak WAR/45.3 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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Salaries

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Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1902 29 Washington Senators $3,500 ? S. Povich, The Washington Senators, 245 10/26/01 SL: $3,000; 8/31/01 SL: $3,250
Career to date (may be incomplete)$3,500
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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