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Walter Schmidt

Walter Joseph Schmidt

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 159 lb.

Born: March 20, 1887 in London, AR (All Transactions)
Debut: April 13, 1916 (Age 29.024)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1916 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Cardinals 1916-1925

Final Game: September 7, 1925 (Age 38.171)
Died: July 4, 1973 in Modesto, CA
Buried: St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, Modesto, CA
Relatives: Brother of Boss Schmidt
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Standard Batting

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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
1916 29 PIT NL 64 202 184 16 35 1 2 2 15 3 10 13 .190 .236 .250 .486 49 46 1 7 2/9
1917 30 PIT NL 72 202 183 9 45 7 0 0 17 4 11 11 .246 .296 .284 .580 76 52 2 6 2
1918 31 PIT NL 105 356 323 31 77 6 3 0 27 7 17 19 .238 .281 .276 .556 67 89 2 14 *2
1919 32 PIT NL 85 299 267 23 67 9 2 0 29 5 23 9 .251 .310 .300 .610 81 80 0 9 2
1920 33 PIT NL 94 348 310 22 86 8 4 0 20 9 3 24 15 .277 .337 .329 .666 89 102 4 10 2
1921 34 PIT NL 114 417 393 30 111 9 3 0 38 10 6 12 13 .282 .307 .321 .628 65 126 2 10 *2
1922 35 PIT NL 40 156 152 21 50 11 1 0 22 2 1 1 5 .329 .333 .414 .748 91 63 0 3 2
1923 36 PIT NL 97 365 335 39 83 7 2 0 37 10 5 22 12 .248 .300 .281 .581 53 94 3 5 2
1924 37 PIT NL 58 194 177 16 43 3 2 1 20 6 1 13 5 .243 .295 .299 .594 58 53 0 4 2
1925 38 STL NL 37 96 87 9 22 2 1 0 9 1 0 4 3 .253 .293 .299 .592 50 26 1 4 2
10 Yrs 766 2635 2411 216 619 63 20 3 234 57 16 137 105 .257 .301 .303 .604 68 731 15 72
162 Game Avg. 162 557 510 46 131 13 4 1 49 12 29 22 .257 .301 .303 .604 68 155 3 15
PIT (9 yrs) 729 2539 2324 207 597 61 19 3 225 56 16 133 102 .257 .301 .303 .604 69 705 14 68
STL (1 yr) 37 96 87 9 22 2 1 0 9 1 0 4 3 .253 .293 .299 .592 50 26 1 4

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
1916 29 PIT NL 64 202 -10 -0 0 -1 3 -8 -1.0 6 -1 -0.3 .485 .494 -0.2 0.3 -0 2/9
1917 30 PIT NL 72 202 -4 -0 0 1 3 -0 -0.1 6 6 0.6 .499 .500 0.4 0.5 5 2
1918 31 PIT NL 105 356 -12 -0 0 3 5 -4 -0.6 11 7 0.5 .495 .497 0.2 1.0 4 *2
1919 32 PIT NL 85 299 -5 -0 0 3 4 1 0.1 9 10 1.0 .502 .501 0.8 0.7 7 2
1920 33 PIT NL 94 348 -3 2 0 1 4 4 0.3 11 14 1.5 .504 .503 1.5 0.5 13 2
1921 34 PIT NL 114 417 -19 1 0 4 5 -9 -1.0 13 4 0.3 .492 .494 0.0 0.8 -0 *2
1922 35 PIT NL 40 156 -2 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 5 4 0.5 .499 .500 0.5 0.2 5 2
1923 36 PIT NL 97 365 -22 1 0 2 3 -16 -1.6 11 -4 -0.4 .484 .490 -0.6 0.5 -6 2
1924 37 PIT NL 58 194 -10 1 0 1 2 -6 -0.6 6 0 -0.0 .489 .496 -0.1 0.2 -1 2
1925 38 STL NL 37 96 -6 0 0 0 1 -5 -0.5 3 -2 -0.2 .486 .497 -0.2 0.1 -2 2
10 Seasons 766 2635 -93 4 0 14 31 -44 -5.0 81 37 3.5 .494 .497 2.2 4.8 23
PIT (9 yrs) 729 2539 -87 4 0 14 30 -39 -4.5 78 40 3.7 .494 .497 2.4 4.8 26
STL (1 yr) 37 96 -6 0 0 0 1 -5 -0.5 3 -2 -0.2 .486 .497 -0.2 0.1 -2

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 PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1916 PIT NL 29 C 57 49 46 328 232 88 8 6 .976 5.61 .974 6.30 1 62 49 44% 44%
1916 PIT NL 29 RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.80
1917 PIT NL 30 C 61 51 49 320 229 84 7 9 .978 5.13 .975 5.98 8 82 49 37% 44%
1918 PIT NL 31 C 104 99 86 536 373 153 10 16 .981 5.06 .974 5.25 7 56 81 59% 44%
1919 PIT NL 32 C 85 84 77 433 315 110 8 10 .982 5.00 .972 5.39 0 62 67 52% 44%
1920 PIT NL 33 C 92 91 87 445 323 109 13 10 .971 4.70 .968 5.31 5 55 53 49% 46%
1921 PIT NL 34 C 111 110 98 566 438 120 8 15 .986 5.03 .971 4.87 2 45 60 57% 49%
1922 PIT NL 35 C 40 38 37 182 159 22 1 1 .995 4.53 .974 4.63 3 18 9 33% 46%
1923 PIT NL 36 C 96 93 83 374 279 88 7 10 .981 3.82 .976 4.66 2 35 41 54% 44%
1924 PIT NL 37 C 57 52 48 220 166 51 3 6 .986 3.81 .981 4.78 2 22 28 56% 47%
1925 STL NL 38 C 31 22 19 121 84 33 4 2 .967 3.77 .970 4.45 0 15 12 44% 44%
10 Seasons C 734 689 630 3525 2598 858 69 85 .980 4.71 .973 5.18 30 452 449 50% 45%
1 Season RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.80
10 Seasons TOT 734 689 630 3525 2598 858 69 85 .980 4.71 .973 5.18 30 452 449 50% 45%
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

Defensive WARs c a p y
1918 NL  1.0 (8th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1919 NL  29.7 (7th)
1921 NL  30.2 (9th)

Def. Games as C s c a p y
1918 NL  104 (1st)
1919 NL  85 (2nd)
1920 NL  92 (4th)
1921 NL  111 (1st)
1923 NL  96 (4th)

Putouts as C s c a p y
1918 NL  373 (2nd)
1919 NL  315 (2nd)
1920 NL  323 (4th)
1921 NL  438 (1st)

Assists as C s c a p y
1918 NL  153 (1st)
1919 NL  110 (3rd)
1920 NL  109 (4th)
1921 NL  120 (1st)
Career  858 (65th)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
1918 NL  10 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
1917 NL  9 (5th)
1918 NL  16 (1st)
1919 NL  10 (4th)
1920 NL  10 (5th)
1921 NL  15 (1st)
1923 NL  10 (4th)
Career  85 (81st)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1917 NL  8 (4th)
1918 NL  7 (2nd)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1917 NL  82 (3rd)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
1918 NL  81 (2nd)
1919 NL  67 (3rd)
1920 NL  53 (4th)
1921 NL  60 (3rd)
Career  449 (82nd)

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
1918 NL  59.1 (1st)
1919 NL  51.9 (2nd)
1921 NL  57.1 (3rd)
1923 NL  53.9 (2nd)
1924 NL  56.0 (1st)
Career  49.8 (15th)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
1918 NL  5.06 (3rd)
1919 NL  5.00 (4th)
1921 NL  5.03 (1st)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
1918 NL  .981 (2nd)
1919 NL  .982 (5th)
1920 NL  .971 (5th)
1921 NL  .986 (1st)
1923 NL  .981 (3rd)

Oldest s c a p y
1923 NL  born 1887-03-20 (10th)
1924 NL  born 1887-03-20 (6th)
1925 NL  born 1887-03-20 (5th)

                           

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