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Hank Severeid

Henry Levai Severeid

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: June 1, 1891 in Story City, IA(All Transactions)
Debut: May 15, 1911 (Age 19.348, 3,497th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1912 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Browns/Reds/Senators/Yankees 1911-1926

Last Game: September 25, 1926 (Age 35.116)
Died: December 17, 1968 in Terrell Hills, TX
Buried: Sunset Memorial Park, San Antonio, TX
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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 G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1911 CIN NL 20 C 22 69 51 12 6 2 .913 2.86 .966 6.44 3 11 9 45% 44%
1912 CIN NL 21 C 20 105 85 14 6 2 .943 4.95 .969 6.31 2 25 11 31% 44%
1912 CIN NL 21 1B 7 42 39 2 1 1 .976 5.86 .988 10.17
1912 CIN NL 21 OF 6 9 8 0 1 0 .889 1.33 .956 2.23 5-1-0
1913 CIN NL 22 C 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 6.30 0 1 0 0% 44%
1913 CIN NL 22 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.20 1-0-0
1915 SLB AL 24 C 64 49 42 324 247 66 11 2 .966 4.89 .965 6.46 11 80 40 33% 43%
1916 SLB AL 25 C 89 78 65 422 313 99 10 6 .976 4.63 .974 6.33 10 90 54 38% 43%
1916 SLB AL 25 1B 1 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 .988 11.00
1916 SLB AL 25 3B 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .940 3.40
1917 SLB AL 26 C 139 136 125 709 529 156 24 10 .966 4.93 .971 5.71 19 165 110 40% 45%
1917 SLB AL 26 1B 1 1 0 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.00 .990 11.10
1918 SLB AL 27 C 42 38 35 203 148 44 11 3 .946 4.57 .970 5.51 5 47 26 36% 44%
1919 SLB AL 28 C 103 97 92 516 401 106 9 12 .983 4.92 .974 5.57 6 75 56 43% 45%
1920 SLB AL 29 C 117 114 107 601 480 111 10 16 .983 5.05 .973 5.11 3 69 72 51% 48%
1921 SLB AL 30 C 126 126 112 615 481 117 17 12 .972 4.75 .971 4.89 5 58 61 51% 45%
1922 SLB AL 31 C 133 133 124 686 552 123 11 11 .984 5.08 .977 4.81 6 54 70 56% 43%
1923 SLB AL 32 C 116 116 105 603 511 88 4 9 .993 5.16 .975 4.82 3 73 59 45% 45%
1924 SLB AL 33 C 130 123 115 553 443 104 6 12 .989 4.21 .972 4.61 5 76 68 47% 44% MVP-6
1925 TOT AL 34 C 66 54 45 286 243 40 3 6 .990 4.29 .977 4.60 6 35 22 39% 45%
1925 SLB AL 34 C 31 27 25 139 114 24 1 3 .993 4.45 .977 4.60 1 23 18 44% 45%
1925 WSH AL 34 C 35 27 20 147 129 16 2 3 .986 4.14 .977 4.60 5 12 4 25% 45%
1926 TOT AL 35 C 56 38 35 206 171 32 3 4 .985 3.63 .979 4.66 7 27 20 43% 43%
1926 WSH AL 35 C 16 4 4 43 36 6 1 1 .977 2.63 .979 4.66 6 5 4 44% 43%
1926 NYY AL 35 C 40 34 31 163 135 26 2 3 .988 4.03 .979 4.66 1 22 16 42% 43%
15 Seasons C 1225 1102 1002 5900 4657 1112 131 107 .978 4.71 .973 5.25 91 886 678 43% 44%
3 Seasons 1B 9 1 0 52 48 3 1 1 .981 5.67 .988 10.37
2 Seasons OF 7 9 8 0 1 0 .889 1.14 .956 2.23 6-1-0
1 Season 3B 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .940 3.40
15 Seasons TOT 1242 1103 1002 5962 4714 1115 133 108 .978 4.69 .973 5.27 6-1-0 91 886 678 43% 44%
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO 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-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

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1911 CIN NL 20 37 37 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1912 CIN NL 21 50 50 0 20 7 0 0 0 5 1 0 6 0
1913 CIN NL 22 8 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
1915 SLB AL 24 80 80 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1916 SLB AL 25 100 78 100 91 0 89 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1917 SLB AL 26 143 137 143 140 0 139 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1918 SLB AL 27 51 38 51 42 0 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1919 SLB AL 28 112 97 112 103 0 103 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
1920 SLB AL 29 123 114 123 116 0 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
1921 SLB AL 30 143 126 143 126 0 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0
1922 SLB AL 31 137 133 137 133 0 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1923 SLB AL 32 122 116 122 116 0 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
1924 SLB AL 33 138 123 138 131 0 131 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
1925 WSH AL 34 50 27 50 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
1925 SLB AL 34 34 27 34 31 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1926 NYY AL 35 41 34 41 40 0 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1926 WSH AL 35 22 4 22 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
15 Seasons 1391 1054 1391 1120 0 1225 9 0 1 0 6 1 0 7 0 98 0
Lg G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1948 BBWAA ( 0.8%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1924 AL (6, 27%)
0.27 Career Shares (659th)

Def. Games as C s c a p y
1917 AL  139 (1st)
1919 AL  103 (4th)
1920 AL  117 (5th)
1921 AL  126 (3rd)
1922 AL  133 (3rd)
1923 AL  116 (5th)
1924 AL  130 (2nd)
Career  1,225 (69th)

Putouts as C s c a p y
1917 AL  529 (3rd)
1919 AL  401 (4th)
1920 AL  480 (4th)
1921 AL  481 (3rd)
1922 AL  552 (2nd)
1923 AL  511 (2nd)
1924 AL  443 (2nd)

Assists as C s c a p y
1917 AL  156 (1st)
1920 AL  111 (5th)
1921 AL  117 (3rd)
1922 AL  123 (3rd)
1924 AL  104 (2nd)
Career  1,112 (30th)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
1917 AL  24 (1st)
1921 AL  17 (3rd)
1922 AL  11 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
1919 AL  12 (4th)
1920 AL  16 (4th)
1921 AL  12 (4th)
1922 AL  11 (5th)
1923 AL  9 (4th)
1924 AL  12 (2nd)
Career  107 (40th)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1915 AL  11 (4th)
1916 AL  10 (3rd)
1917 AL  19 (1st)
1925 AL  6 (4th)
1926 AL  7 (2nd)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1916 AL  90 (5th)
1917 AL  165 (1st)
1919 AL  75 (3rd)
1920 AL  69 (3rd)
1921 AL  58 (4th)
1923 AL  73 (2nd)
1924 AL  76 (1st)
Career  886 (47th)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
1917 AL  110 (1st)
1919 AL  56 (5th)
1920 AL  72 (4th)
1921 AL  61 (2nd)
1922 AL  70 (1st)
1923 AL  59 (4th)
1924 AL  68 (1st)
Career  678 (34th)

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
1920 AL  51.1 (4th)
1921 AL  51.3 (4th)
1922 AL  56.5 (1st)
1923 AL  44.7 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
1920 AL  5.05 (2nd)
1921 AL  4.75 (3rd)
1922 AL  5.08 (2nd)
1923 AL  5.16 (1st)
1924 AL  4.21 (5th)
1925 AL  4.29 (4th)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
1916 AL  .976 (5th)
1919 AL  .983 (2nd)
1920 AL  .983 (3rd)
1922 AL  .984 (3rd)
1923 AL  .993 (1st)
1924 AL  .989 (1st)

Youngest s c a p y
1911 NL  born 1891-06-01 (6th)

                           

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