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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)   vs. CHC 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1932 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Cardinals 1929-1932

Last Game: September 18, 1932 (Age 30.288)   vs. PHA 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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 1.07 89%
2 Yrs 494 0.0% 2.6% 7.5% 5.9% 23% 0.35 34.4 7.7 1.07 88%
MLB Averages 1.4% 7.9% 8.0% 7.3% 29% 0.99 11.3 64.7 7.4 1.02 80%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1929 27 STL NL -4.2 -0.4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1932 30 CHW AL -5.3 -0.5 372 0.4 7.2 -6.8 1.11 0.6 -0.3 11.3 0.94 6.8 1.78 14
2 Yrs -9.5 -0.9 372 0.4 7.2 -6.8 1.11 0.6 -0.3 11.3 0.94 6.8 1.78 14

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1932 30 CHW AL 13 0 34% 158 7 6 54% 3 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 2 2 69% 18 5 12 4 1 3 13 3 9
2 Yrs 13 0 35% 158 8 6 62% 3 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 2 2 69% 18 5 12 4 1 3 13 3 9

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1932 30 CHW AL 361 19% 112 14 2 0 0 1.78 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 80 36 19 53% 243 51 21% 26 16 62% 19 10 53% 74
2 Yrs 361 19% 124 14 2 0 0 1.78 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 6 80 36 19 53% 243 51 21% 26 16 62% 19 10 53% 74
MLB Averages 49% 37% 17% 56% 61%

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 688 total runs (4.25 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 30 122 446 408 46 109 18 8 0 47 7 30 9 .267 .324 .350 .674 45 116
2 Yrs 148 506 460 53 120 19 9 0 53 8 36 13 .261 .320 .341 .661 49 141
162 Game Avg. 162 554 504 58 131 21 10 0 58 9 39 14 .261 .320 .341 .661 54 141



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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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