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Billy Serad

William I. Serad

Positions: Pitcher and Leftfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 156 lb.

Born: 1863 in Philadelphia, PA(All Transactions)
Debut: May 5, 1884 (Age 21)
Teams (by GP): Bisons/RedStockings 1884-1888

Final Game: July 7, 1888 (Age 25)
Died: November 1, 1925 in Chester, PA
Buried: Chester Rural Cemetery, Chester, PA
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Standard Pitching

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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB Awards
1884 21 BUF NL 16 20 .444 4.27 37 37 2 34 2 0 308.0 373 285 146 21 111 150 0 42 1440 73 1.571 10.9 0.6 3.2 4.4 1.35
1885 22 BUF NL 7 21 .250 4.10 30 29 1 27 0 0 241.1 299 194 110 5 80 90 0 38 1102 72 1.570 11.2 0.2 3.0 3.4 1.13
1887 24 CIN AA 10 11 .476 4.08 22 21 1 20 2 1 187.1 201 139 85 7 80 34 8 0 12 843 106 1.500 9.7 0.3 3.8 1.6 0.43
1888 25 CIN AA 2 3 .400 3.55 6 5 1 5 0 0 50.2 62 43 20 1 19 4 6 0 5 238 88 1.599 11.0 0.2 3.4 0.7 0.21
4 Yrs 35 55 .389 4.13 95 92 5 86 4 1 787.1 935 661 361 34 290 278 14 0 97 3623 81 1.556 10.7 0.4 3.3 3.2 0.96
162 Game Avg. 13 20 .389 4.13 35 33 2 31 1 0 286 340 240 131 12 105 101 0 35 1317 81 1.556 10.7 0.4 3.3 3.2 0.96
BUF (2 yrs) 23 41 .359 4.19 67 66 3 61 2 0 549.1 672 479 256 26 191 240 0 80 2542 73 1.571 11.0 0.4 3.1 3.9 1.26
CIN (2 yrs) 12 14 .462 3.97 28 26 2 25 2 1 238.0 263 182 105 8 99 38 14 0 17 1081 103 1.521 9.9 0.3 3.7 1.4 0.38
AA (2 yrs) 12 14 .462 3.97 28 26 2 25 2 1 238.0 263 182 105 8 99 38 14 0 17 1081 103 1.521 9.9 0.3 3.7 1.4 0.38
NL (2 yrs) 23 41 .359 4.19 67 66 3 61 2 0 549.1 672 479 256 26 191 240 0 80 2542 73 1.571 11.0 0.4 3.1 3.9 1.26

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
1884 21 BUF NL 308.0 37 37 285 8.33 5.42 0.12 0.00 105.0 5.57 -89 -6.9 -0.7 -4.7 -61 .314 .458
1885 22 BUF NL 241.1 30 29 194 7.23 5.03 -0.68 0.00 105.0 5.99 -28 -2.5 1.0 -0.2 -0.4 -8 .417 .485
1887 24 CIN AA 187.1 22 21 139 6.68 6.58 0.37 0.00 101.0 6.27 -6 -0.5 1.0 -0.2 0.5 7 .479 .497
1888 25 CIN AA 50.2 6 5 43 7.64 5.16 0.32 0.00 104.0 5.03 -15 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.9 -11 .309 .493
4 Seasons 787.1 95 92 661 7.56 5.56 -0.05 0.00 104.0 5.83 -137 -11.0 1.0 -1.2 -5.5 -73 .385 .478
BUF (2 yrs) 549.1 67 66 479 7.85 5.25 -0.23 0.00 105.0 5.75 -116 -9.4 1.0 -0.9 -5.0 -69 .360 .470
CIN (2 yrs) 238.0 28 26 182 6.88 6.28 0.36 0.00 101.6 6.01 -21 -1.6 1.0 -0.3 -0.5 -4 .442 .496

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB ERA+
1884 21 16 20 .444 4.27 37 37 2 34 2 0 308.0 373 285 146 21 111 150 0 42 1440 73 1.571 10.9 0.6 3.2 4.4 1.35 73
1885 22 23 41 .359 4.19 67 66 3 61 2 0 549.1 672 479 256 26 191 240 0 80 2542 73 1.571 11.0 0.4 3.1 3.9 1.26 73
1886 23 23 41 .359 4.19 67 66 3 61 2 0 549.1 672 479 256 26 191 240 0 80 2542 73 1.571 11.0 0.4 3.1 3.9 1.26 73
1887 24 33 52 .388 4.17 89 87 4 81 4 1 736.2 873 618 341 33 271 274 8 0 92 3385 81 1.553 10.7 0.4 3.3 3.3 1.01 81
1888 25 35 55 .389 4.13 95 92 5 86 4 1 787.1 935 661 361 34 290 278 14 0 97 3623 81 1.556 10.7 0.4 3.3 3.2 0.96 81

Neutralized Pitching

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 W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB HR/9 Gact
1884 21 16 33 .327 5.82 438.0 449 314 283 25 134 213 0 1.331 9.2 2.8 4.4 1.59 0.5 37
1885 22 14 25 .359 5.52 352.0 396 240 216 7 106 131 0 1.426 10.1 2.7 3.3 1.24 0.2 30
1887 24 12 12 .500 3.97 220.0 186 108 97 6 74 40 7 1.182 7.6 3.0 1.6 0.54 0.2 22
1888 25 2 5 .286 5.85 60.0 66 43 39 1 20 5 6 1.433 9.9 3.0 0.8 0.25 0.2 6
4 Yrs 44 75 .370 5.34 1070.0 1097 705 635 39 334 389 13 1.337 9.2 3.3 1.16 0.3 95

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wins s c a p y
1884 NL  16 (10th)

Games Played s c a p y
1884 NL  37 (10th)

Saves s c a p y
1887 AA  1 (2nd)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1884 NL  308.0 (10th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1884 NL  150 (10th)

Games Started s c a p y
1884 NL  37 (9th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1884 NL  34 (10th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1884 NL  2 (10th)
1887 AA  2 (5th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1884 NL  21 (3rd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1884 NL  111 (3rd)

Hits s c a p y
1884 NL  373 (8th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1885 NL  0.187 (9th)

Losses s c a p y
1884 NL  20 (9th)
1885 NL  21 (8th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1884 NL  146 (4th)
1885 NL  110 (10th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1884 NL  42 (3rd)
1885 NL  38 (3rd)
Career  97 (109th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1884 NL  1,440 (9th)

Games Finished s c a p y
1884 NL  2 (6th)
1885 NL  1 (6th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 20 (1090), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 2 (1760), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 2 (1909), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (3377th), -7.5 career WAR/-7.5 7yr-peak WAR/-7.5 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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