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Carey Selph

Carey Isom Selph

Positions: Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: December 5, 1901 in Donaldson, AR
School: Ouachita Baptist University (Arkadelphia, AR)(All Transactions)
Debut: May 25, 1929 (Age 27.171, 5,979th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1932 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Cardinals 1929-1932

Final Game: September 18, 1932 (Age 30.288)
Died: February 24, 1976 in Houston, TX
Buried: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Donaldson, AR
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Standard Batting

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
1929 27 STL NL 25 59 51 8 12 1 1 0 7 1 6 4 .235 .316 .294 .610 50 15 0 2 4
1932 30 CHW AL 116 435 396 50 112 19 8 0 51 7 6 31 9 .283 .341 .371 .712 90 147 4 4 54
2 Yrs 141 494 447 58 124 20 9 0 58 8 6 37 13 .277 .338 .362 .701 85 162 4 6
162 Game Avg. 162 568 514 67 142 23 10 0 67 9 43 15 .277 .338 .362 .701 85 186 5 7
STL (1 yr) 25 59 51 8 12 1 1 0 7 1 6 4 .235 .316 .294 .610 50 15 0 2
CHW (1 yr) 116 435 396 50 112 19 8 0 51 7 6 31 9 .283 .341 .371 .712 90 147 4 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
1929 27 STL NL 25 59 -4 -0 0 0 0 -4 -0.3 2 -2 -0.2 .486 .498 -0.2 0.1 -2 4
1932 30 CHW AL 116 435 -3 -1 0 -5 2 -7 -0.6 16 10 0.9 .495 .496 1.4 -0.2 15 $5,000 54
2 Seasons 141 494 -7 -1 0 -5 3 -10 -1.0 18 8 0.8 .493 .497 1.2 -0.2 13 $5,000
STL (1 yr) 25 59 -4 -0 0 0 0 -4 -0.3 2 -2 -0.2 .486 .498 -0.2 0.1 -2
CHW (1 yr) 116 435 -3 -1 0 -5 2 -7 -0.6 16 10 0.9 .495 .496 1.4 -0.2 15 $5,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1929 27 STL NL 59 41 5 3.2 123 .255 .235 .308 .316 .373 .294 .449 .610 .821 50 .278 -4.2 -0.4 .564 .196 .059 .0
1932 30 CHW AL 435 294 48 4.4 105 .289 .283 .276 .341 .346 .371 .406 .712 .752 90 .438 -5.3 -0.5 .631 .169 .088 .0
2 Yrs 494 335 53 4.2 107 .286 .277 .280 .338 .349 .362 .411 .701 .760 85 .419 -9.5 -0.9 .623 .172 .085 .0
162 Game Avg. 568 385 61 4.2 107 .286 .277 .280 .338 .349 .362 .411 .701 .760 85 .419 -9.5 -0.9 .623 .172 .085
STL (1 yr) 59 41 5 3.2 123 .255 .235 .308 .316 .373 .294 .449 .610 .821 50 .277 -4.2 -0.4 .564 .196 .059 .0
CHW (1 yr) 435 294 48 4.4 105 .289 .283 .276 .341 .346 .371 .406 .712 .752 90 .438 -5.3 -0.5 .631 .169 .088 .0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1929 27 STL NL 59 0.0% 6.8% 10.2% 3.4% 17% 0.67 12.8 7.3 80%
1932 30 CHW AL 435 0.0% 2.1% 7.1% 6.2% 24% 0.29 44.0 7.8 89%
2 Yrs 494 0.0% 2.6% 7.5% 5.9% 23% 0.35 34.4 7.7 88%
MLB Averages 1.4% 7.9% 8.0% 7.3% 29% 0.99 11.3 64.7 7.4 80%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1929 27 25 59 51 8 12 1 1 0 7 1 6 4 .235 .316 .294 .610 50 15 0 2
1930 28 25 59 51 8 12 1 1 0 7 1 6 4 .235 .316 .294 .610 50 15 0 2
1931 29 25 59 51 8 12 1 1 0 7 1 6 4 .235 .316 .294 .610 50 15 0 2
1932 30 141 494 447 58 124 20 9 0 58 8 6 37 13 .277 .338 .362 .701 85 162 4 6

Neutralized Batting

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 G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1929 27 26 60 52 7 11 1 1 0 6 1 6 4 .212 .293 .269 .562 4 25
1932 30 122 450 411 48 112 19 8 0 49 7 31 9 .273 .330 .358 .687 47 116
2 Yrs 148 510 463 55 123 20 9 0 55 8 37 13 .266 .325 .348 .673 51 141
162 Game Avg. 162 558 507 60 135 22 10 0 60 9 41 14 .266 .325 .348 .673 56 141

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1932 AL  4 (7th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1932 AL  44.0 (3rd)

                           

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Name and misspellings: Carey Carey Isom Selph

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