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Jimmy Outlaw

James Paulus Outlaw

Positions: Outfielder and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: January 20, 1913 in Orme, TN
School: Auburn University (Auburn, AL)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 20, 1937 (Age 24.090, 6,730th in MLB history)   vs. STL 5 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1937 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Tigers/Bees/Reds 1937-1949

Last Game: May 8, 1949 (Age 36.108)   vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 9, 2006 in Jackson, AL
Buried: Trinity Memorial Gardens, Jackson, AL
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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 Awards
1937 CIN NL 24 3B 41 38 38 340.0 140 41 87 12 4 .914 3.39 3.12 .954 2.92 2.87
1939 BSN NL 26 OF 39 23 19 251.0 84 80 1 3 0 .964 2.90 2.08 .975 2.35 2.32
1939 BSN NL 26 CF 22 13 12 49 46 1 2 0 .959 2.14 .976 2.57
1939 BSN NL 26 LF 15 9 6 22 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.47 .973 2.04
1939 BSN NL 26 RF 3 1 1 7 6 0 1 0 .857 2.00 .971 2.03
1939 BSN NL 26 3B 2 0 0 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 27.00 1.50 .943 2.70 3.00
1943 DET AL 30 OF 16 16 16 143.0 34 32 2 0 0 1.000 2.14 2.13 .977 2.45 2.47
1943 DET AL 30 RF 9 9 9 19 18 1 0 0 1.000 2.11 .973 2.20
1943 DET AL 30 LF 4 4 4 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 2.50 .979 2.38
1943 DET AL 30 CF 3 3 3 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67 .978 2.77
1944 DET AL 31 OF 137 136 134 1214.0 278 254 14 10 2 .964 1.99 1.96 .974 2.47 2.47
1944 DET AL 31 LF 69 69 68 136 126 6 4 2 .971 1.91 .971 2.33
1944 DET AL 31 RF 60 59 59 128 116 6 6 0 .953 2.03 .971 2.06
1944 DET AL 31 CF 8 8 7 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 1.88 .979 3.00
1945 DET AL 32 OF 105 95 92 877.0 212 192 13 7 6 .967 2.10 1.95 .978 2.42 2.40
1945 DET AL 32 LF 81 71 69 139 123 12 4 5 .971 1.67 .974 2.12
1945 DET AL 32 3B 21 20 19 178.0 64 18 42 4 5 .938 3.03 2.86 .948 3.18 3.16
1945 DET AL 32 CF 17 15 15 45 42 1 2 0 .956 2.53 .982 2.67
1945 DET AL 32 RF 9 9 8 11 9 1 1 1 .909 1.11 .973 2.03
1946 DET AL 33 OF 43 39 37 368.0 76 71 5 0 0 1.000 1.86 1.77 .977 2.39 2.36
1946 DET AL 33 3B 38 35 32 316.0 96 30 59 7 4 .927 2.53 2.34 .948 3.10 3.06
1946 DET AL 33 LF 25 22 22 40 39 1 0 0 1.000 1.60 .970 1.92
1946 DET AL 33 CF 11 9 7 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.18 .980 2.31
1946 DET AL 33 RF 9 8 8 15 12 3 0 0 1.000 1.67 .968 1.81
1947 DET AL 34 OF 37 26 24 243.0 59 58 0 1 0 .983 2.15 1.57 .979 2.50 2.47
1947 DET AL 34 LF 21 10 10 25 25 0 0 0 1.000 1.19 .974 2.16
1947 DET AL 34 RF 13 12 10 19 17 1 1 0 .947 1.38 .976 1.99
1947 DET AL 34 3B 9 6 6 66.0 19 11 7 1 0 .947 2.45 2.00 .959 3.05 3.01
1947 DET AL 34 CF 4 4 4 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.50 .981 2.72
1948 DET AL 35 3B 47 41 37 377.0 137 39 87 11 8 .920 3.01 2.68 .958 3.08 3.04
1948 DET AL 35 OF 13 9 8 87.0 20 19 1 0 0 1.000 2.07 1.54 .975 2.54 2.51
1948 DET AL 35 LF 10 8 7 16 15 1 0 0 1.000 1.60 .973 2.22
1948 DET AL 35 RF 3 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.07
7 Seasons OF 390 344 330 3183.0 763 706 36 21 8 .972 2.10 1.90 .976 2.44 2.43
7 Seasons LF 225 193 186 388 359 21 8 7 .979 1.69 .973 2.17
6 Seasons 3B 158 140 132 1278.0 459 142 282 35 21 .924 2.99 2.68 .953 3.05 3.02
7 Seasons RF 106 99 96 202 181 12 9 1 .955 1.82 .972 2.04
6 Seasons CF 65 52 48 137 131 2 4 0 .971 2.05 .979 2.62
10 Seasons TOT 548 484 462 4461.0 1222 848 318 56 29 .954 2.35 2.13 .967 2.62 2.60
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG 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-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 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 1930 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 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) 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 1930 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

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1937 CIN NL 24 3B
1939 BSN NL 26 CF
1939 BSN NL 26 LF
1939 BSN NL 26 RF
1939 BSN NL 26 3B
1943 DET AL 30 RF
1943 DET AL 30 LF
1943 DET AL 30 CF
1944 DET AL 31 LF
1944 DET AL 31 RF
1944 DET AL 31 CF
1945 DET AL 32 LF
1945 DET AL 32 3B
1945 DET AL 32 CF
1945 DET AL 32 RF
1946 DET AL 33 3B
1946 DET AL 33 LF
1946 DET AL 33 CF
1946 DET AL 33 RF
1947 DET AL 34 LF
1947 DET AL 34 RF
1947 DET AL 34 3B
1947 DET AL 34 CF
1948 DET AL 35 3B
1948 DET AL 35 LF
1948 DET AL 35 RF
7 Seasons LF
6 Seasons 3B
7 Seasons RF
6 Seasons CF
10 Seasons TOT
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1937 CIN NL 24 49 38 49 41 0 0 0 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6
1938 CIN NL 25 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
1939 BSN NL 26 65 23 65 41 0 0 0 0 1 0 15 22 3 40 0 22 6
1943 DET AL 30 20 16 20 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 9 16 0 4 0
1944 DET AL 31 139 136 139 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 8 60 137 0 3 0
1945 DET AL 32 132 115 132 125 0 0 0 0 21 0 81 17 9 105 0 8 1
1946 DET AL 33 93 74 93 78 0 0 0 0 38 0 25 11 9 44 0 6 11
1947 DET AL 34 70 32 70 47 0 0 0 0 9 0 21 4 13 38 0 7 20
1948 DET AL 35 74 50 74 58 0 0 0 0 47 0 10 0 3 13 0 14 6
1949 DET AL 36 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
10 Seasons 651 484 651 543 0 0 0 0 157 0 225 65 106 393 0 72 55
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1913 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1939 BSN NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 8 4 50.0% 4 0 0.0% 0 267 67% 84% 34% 24 63%
1944 DET AL 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 170 73% 86% 29% 12 67%
1945 DET AL 32 3 0 3 0 1 9 0 2 1 3 15 11 2 9 2 1 7 3 1 6 2 1 6 5 1 43 23 53.5% 14 6 14.0% 3 1825 64% 83% 29% 170 58%
1946 DET AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 7 0 3 1 1 1 1 0 3 1 0 3 3 0 17 13 76.5% 3 1 5.9% 0 658 56% 78% 27% 48 63%
1947 DET AL 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 15 8 53.3% 7 0 0.0% 0 355 58% 83% 25% 38 55%
1948 DET AL 35 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 4 4 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 237 59% 79% 29% 20 60%
6 Seasons 3 0 3 0 1 11 0 2 1 4 32 26 2 15 3 2 13 5 1 13 5 1 15 14 1 88 53 60.2% 28 7 8.0% 4 3512 62% 82% 29% 312 59%
MLB Averages 56.9% 2.6% 61% 83% 29% 56%

Advanced Fielding -- 3B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 543 53 GB LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1937 CIN NL 24 1491 58% 84% 30% 136 82% 3 40 26 5 9 90 71 13 2 5 12 1 8 3 8 4 3 0 3 1 0 1 12 67%
1945 DET AL 32 381 55% 77% 27% 29 90% 0 9 8 1 0 19 16 2 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 100%
1946 DET AL 33 892 57% 72% 21% 49 84% 0 17 12 3 2 28 22 5 0 1 6 0 5 1 5 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 100%
1947 DET AL 34 273 53% 80% 17% 15 87% 0 10 8 0 2 5 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1948 DET AL 35 1059 57% 80% 23% 76 88% 0 24 19 2 3 49 37 9 2 2 9 0 9 0 6 7 5 0 6 0 0 0 6 83%
5 Seasons 4096 57% 79% 25% 305 85% 3 100 73 11 16 191 149 31 4 8 31 1 26 4 23 15 10 0 11 3 2 1 24 79%
MLB Averages 61% 83% 26% 88% 69%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1939 BSN NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 28 75% 86% 29% 3 100%
1944 DET AL 31 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 11 4 0 6 2 0 2 1 1 3 2 0 3 2 0 25 11 44.0% 13 1 4.0% 1 660 74% 84% 27% 76 47%
1945 DET AL 32 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 33.3% 1 1 33.3% 0 170 66% 74% 18% 10 60%
1946 DET AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 2 40.0% 1 2 40.0% 1 185 54% 79% 29% 17 59%
1947 DET AL 34 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 42.9% 4 0 0.0% 1 289 56% 83% 25% 25 52%
1948 DET AL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 67% 82% 27% 4 75%
6 Seasons 2 0 1 1 0 7 0 2 3 2 19 8 2 10 2 0 2 1 1 5 3 1 5 4 0 41 18 43.9% 19 4 9.8% 3 1383 67% 82% 26% 135 53%
MLB Averages 42.0% 3.5% 61% 83% 29% 57%

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1939 BSN NL 26 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 12 5 1 6 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 3 2 0 25 8 32.0% 16 1 4.0% 0 404 63% 84% 30% 58 57%
1943 DET AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 71% 87% 30% 6 67%
1945 DET AL 32 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 0 14 5 35.7% 9 0 0.0% 1 295 61% 81% 30% 33 76%
1946 DET AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 5 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 5 33.3% 10 0 0.0% 0 306 53% 78% 23% 30 43%
1947 DET AL 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 73 53% 81% 30% 8 50%
5 Seasons 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 24 13 1 16 0 0 4 2 0 6 0 0 5 4 0 55 19 34.5% 35 1 1.8% 1 1147 59% 82% 28% 135 59%
MLB Averages 43.4% 2.6% 61% 83% 29% 61%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1930 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
1937 NL  12 (5th)

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1944 AL  6 (3rd)
1945 AL  12 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1944 AL  2 (3rd)
1945 AL  5 (1st)

Assists as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1944 AL  6 (4th)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1944 AL  6 (5th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
1944 AL  14 (4th)
1945 AL  13 (5th)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1944 AL  10 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1945 AL  6 (1st)

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