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Rip Sewell

Truett Banks Sewell

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: May 11, 1907 in Decatur, AL
Schools: Marion Military Institute (Marion, AL), Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) (All Transactions)
Debut: June 14, 1932 (Age 25.034)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1939 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Tigers 1932-1949

Final Game: September 19, 1949 (Age 42.131)
Died: September 3, 1989 in Plant City, FL
Buried: Oaklawn Cemetery, Plant City, FL
Relatives: Cousin of Joe Sewell, Cousin of Luke Sewell and Cousin of Tommy Sewell
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Fine Details  · Last updated Oct 25, 2014 12:17PM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #364. Russ Ford… #365. Greg Swindell… #366. Jouett Meekin… #367. RIP SEWELL… #368. Max Scherzer… #369. Jesse Orosco… #370. Steve Trachsel… 

Standard Pitching

More Stats

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+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1932 25 DET AL 0 0 12.66 5 0 3 0 0 0 10.2 19 15 15 2 8 2 0 0 0 59 38 7.33 2.531 16.0 1.7 6.8 1.7 0.25
1938 31 PIT NL 0 1 .000 4.23 17 0 11 0 0 1 38.1 41 27 18 3 21 17 2 0 3 176 90 4.85 1.617 9.6 0.7 4.9 4.0 0.81
1939 32 PIT NL 10 9 .526 4.08 52 12 20 5 1 2 176.1 177 93 80 10 73 69 1 0 1 763 94 4.19 1.418 9.0 0.5 3.7 3.5 0.95
1940 33 PIT NL 16 5 .762 2.80 33 23 3 14 2 1 189.2 169 71 59 6 67 60 3 0 2 790 136 3.72 1.244 8.0 0.3 3.2 2.8 0.90 MVP-25
1941 34 PIT NL 14 17 .452 3.72 39 32 7 18 2 2 249.0 225 126 103 18 84 76 3 0 8 1055 98 4.04 1.241 8.1 0.7 3.0 2.7 0.90
1942 35 PIT NL 17 15 .531 3.41 40 33 7 18 5 2 248.0 259 117 94 13 72 69 2 0 4 1067 99 3.44 1.335 9.4 0.5 2.6 2.5 0.96
1943 ★ 36 PIT NL 21 9 .700 2.54 35 31 4 25 2 3 265.1 267 94 75 6 75 65 2 1 2 1112 137 3.08 1.289 9.1 0.2 2.5 2.2 0.87 AS,MVP-6
1944 ★ 37 PIT NL 21 12 .636 3.18 38 33 4 24 3 2 286.0 263 112 101 15 99 87 3 1 1 1218 117 3.68 1.266 8.3 0.5 3.1 2.7 0.88 AS,MVP-11
1945 38 PIT NL 11 9 .550 4.07 33 24 7 9 1 1 188.0 212 116 85 9 91 60 2 0 5 863 97 4.01 1.612 10.1 0.4 4.4 2.9 0.66
1946 ★ 39 PIT NL 8 12 .400 3.68 25 20 3 11 2 0 149.1 140 68 61 6 53 33 1 0 2 641 96 3.55 1.292 8.4 0.4 3.2 2.0 0.62 AS
1947 40 PIT NL 6 4 .600 3.57 24 12 8 4 1 0 121.0 121 58 48 11 36 36 3 0 1 504 119 4.05 1.298 9.0 0.8 2.7 2.7 1.00
1948 41 PIT NL 13 3 .813 3.48 21 17 3 7 0 0 121.2 126 51 47 9 37 36 1 0 1 522 118 3.96 1.340 9.3 0.7 2.7 2.7 0.97
1949 42 PIT NL 6 1 .857 3.91 28 6 9 2 1 1 76.0 82 35 33 8 32 26 0 0 0 330 108 4.46 1.500 9.7 0.9 3.8 3.1 0.81
13 Yrs 143 97 .596 3.48 390 243 89 137 20 15 2119.1 2101 983 819 116 748 636 23 2 30 9100 108 3.79 1.344 8.9 0.5 3.2 2.7 0.85
162 Game Avg. 15 10 .596 3.48 42 26 10 15 2 2 228 226 106 88 12 80 68 2 0 3 978 108 3.79 1.344 8.9 0.5 3.2 2.7 0.85
PIT (12 yrs) 143 97 .596 3.43 385 243 86 137 20 15 2108.2 2082 968 804 114 740 634 23 2 30 9041 109 3.77 1.338 8.9 0.5 3.2 2.7 0.86
DET (1 yr) 0 0 12.66 5 0 3 0 0 0 10.2 19 15 15 2 8 2 0 0 0 59 38 7.33 2.531 16.0 1.7 6.8 1.7 0.25
NL (12 yrs) 143 97 .596 3.43 385 243 86 137 20 15 2108.2 2082 968 804 114 740 634 23 2 30 9041 109 3.77 1.338 8.9 0.5 3.2 2.7 0.86
AL (1 yr) 0 0 12.66 5 0 3 0 0 0 10.2 19 15 15 2 8 2 0 0 0 59 38 7.33 2.531 16.0 1.7 6.8 1.7 0.25
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

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
1932 25 DET AL 10.2 5 0 15 12.66 4.66 0.17 0.00 103.0 4.63 -10 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -8 .346 .495 $1,800
1938 31 PIT NL 38.1 17 0 27 6.34 4.58 0.28 0.00 98.7 4.25 -9 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -6 .448 .495
1939 32 PIT NL 175.2 52 12 93 4.76 4.48 -0.15 0.00 98.6 4.56 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.1 1.2 11 .494 .498
1940 33 PIT NL 189.2 33 23 71 3.37 4.21 -0.26 0.00 100.5 4.49 24 2.7 1.0 -0.1 4.4 41 .582 .517 MVP-25
1941 34 PIT NL 248.2 39 32 126 4.56 4.30 0.06 0.00 100.2 4.25 -7 -0.8 1.0 -0.1 1.4 13 .480 .495
1942 35 PIT NL 248.0 40 33 117 4.25 3.93 -0.15 0.00 102.2 4.17 -0 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 2.0 16 .499 .500
1943 ★ 36 PIT NL 265.1 35 31 94 3.19 3.98 0.06 0.00 102.3 4.01 24 2.9 1.0 -0.2 5.0 44 .583 .518 AS,MVP-6
1944 ★ 37 PIT NL 288.0 38 33 112 3.50 4.21 -0.19 0.00 102.5 4.51 33 3.8 1.0 -0.2 6.1 56 .600 .523 AS,MVP-11
1945 38 PIT NL 187.0 33 24 116 5.58 4.49 -0.10 0.00 105.0 4.81 -17 -1.7 .9 -0.1 -0.2 0 .447 .489
1946 ★ 39 PIT NL 149.1 25 20 68 4.10 3.96 -0.25 0.00 103.8 4.37 4 0.5 1.9 -0.1 1.9 18 .519 .503 AS
1947 40 PIT NL 121.0 24 12 58 4.31 4.35 -0.17 0.00 103.6 4.69 5 0.5 .5 -0.1 1.6 19 .520 .503
1948 41 PIT NL 121.2 21 17 51 3.77 4.25 0.21 0.00 101.6 4.11 4 0.5 .6 -0.1 1.7 18 .522 .503
1949 42 PIT NL 76.0 28 6 35 4.14 4.45 -0.05 0.00 104.2 4.69 4 0.5 .9 -0.1 1.2 13 .517 .503
13 Seasons 2119.1 390 243 983 4.17 4.22 -0.08 0.00 102.0 4.38 52 6.7 1.0 -1.3 25.0 236 .517 .504 $1,800
PIT (12 yrs) 2108.2 385 243 968 4.13 4.21 -0.08 0.00 102.0 4.38 61 7.5 1.0 -1.3 25.7 245 .520 .504
DET (1 yr) 10.2 5 0 15 12.66 4.66 0.17 0.00 103.0 4.63 -10 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -8 .346 .495 $1,800

Standard Batting

More Stats

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
1932 25 DET AL 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 156 1 0 0 /1
1938 31 PIT NL 17 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .083 .083 .083 .167 -54 1 1 0 0 1
1939 32 PIT NL 52 62 55 5 11 1 0 1 4 0 3 11 .200 .241 .273 .514 39 15 1 0 4 1
1940 33 PIT NL 47 77 73 14 14 2 1 1 4 0 3 19 .192 .224 .288 .511 41 21 1 0 1 1 MVP-25
1941 34 PIT NL 42 99 92 12 16 2 0 1 5 0 3 15 .174 .200 .228 .428 20 21 4 0 4 1
1942 35 PIT NL 41 91 87 9 13 3 0 0 4 2 3 19 .149 .178 .184 .362 5 16 2 0 1 1
1943 ★ 36 PIT NL 41 108 105 9 30 4 1 0 17 7 2 21 .286 .299 .343 .642 82 36 2 0 1 1 AS,MVP-6
1944 ★ 37 PIT NL 44 116 112 10 25 4 1 1 12 1 2 19 .223 .237 .304 .540 49 34 1 0 2 1 AS,MVP-11
1945 38 PIT NL 35 72 64 10 20 3 0 0 6 1 7 11 .313 .380 .359 .740 103 23 1 0 1 1
1946 ★ 39 PIT NL 26 55 50 4 9 2 0 0 1 1 4 12 .180 .241 .220 .461 29 11 4 0 2 1 AS
1947 40 PIT NL 24 42 40 2 5 0 0 1 4 0 1 6 .125 .146 .200 .346 -10 8 3 0 0 1
1948 41 PIT NL 21 48 42 5 6 1 0 1 2 0 6 15 .143 .250 .238 .488 32 10 0 0 1 1
1949 42 PIT NL 28 21 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 .063 .250 .063 .313 -13 1 0 1 2 1
13 Yrs 423 805 750 81 152 22 3 6 59 12 0 37 154 .203 .241 .264 .505 40 198 20 1 19
162 Game Avg. 162 308 287 31 58 8 1 2 23 5 14 59 .203 .241 .264 .505 40 76 0 7
PIT (12 yrs) 418 803 748 81 151 22 3 6 59 12 37 153 .202 .240 .263 .504 40 197 20 1 19
DET (1 yr) 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 156 1 0 0
NL (12 yrs) 418 803 748 81 151 22 3 6 59 12 37 153 .202 .240 .263 .504 40 197 20 1 19
AL (1 yr) 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 156 1 0 0

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
1932 25 DET AL 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .506 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,800 /1
1938 31 PIT NL 17 12 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .494 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 1
1939 32 PIT NL 52 62 -5 0 0 0 7 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 1
1940 33 PIT NL 47 77 -6 0 0 0 8 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .505 .502 0.2 -0.0 2 1 MVP-25
1941 34 PIT NL 42 99 -10 0 0 0 11 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 1
1942 35 PIT NL 41 91 -10 0 0 0 9 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 1
1943 ★ 36 PIT NL 41 108 -3 1 0 0 9 7 0.8 0 7 0.8 .519 .505 0.8 -0.0 7 1 AS,MVP-6
1944 ★ 37 PIT NL 44 116 -8 -0 0 0 11 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .506 .502 0.3 0.0 3 1 AS,MVP-11
1945 38 PIT NL 35 72 0 -0 0 0 6 6 0.7 0 6 0.7 .519 .504 0.7 0.0 6 1
1946 ★ 39 PIT NL 26 55 -5 0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 0.0 1 1 AS
1947 40 PIT NL 24 42 -6 0 0 0 5 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .492 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
1948 41 PIT NL 21 48 -4 -0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .501 0.1 0.0 1 1
1949 42 PIT NL 28 21 -3 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
13 Seasons 423 805 -62 1 0 0 80 19 2.0 0 19 2.0 .505 .501 2.0 -0.1 19 $1,800
PIT (12 yrs) 418 803 -62 1 0 0 80 19 2.0 0 19 2.0 .505 .501 2.0 -0.1 19
DET (1 yr) 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .506 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,800

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1932 DET AL 25 P 5 0 0 10.2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 3.38 0.80 .958 2.28 2.24
1938 PIT NL 31 P 17 0 0 38.1 14 0 13 1 3 .929 3.05 0.76 .964 2.21 2.19
1939 PIT NL 32 P 52 12 5 176.1 57 9 47 1 3 .982 2.86 1.08 .960 2.19 2.16
1940 PIT NL 33 P 33 23 14 189.2 68 17 46 5 0 .926 2.99 1.91 .962 2.22 2.22 1 1 50% 0 MVP-25
1941 PIT NL 34 P 39 32 18 249.0 79 21 56 2 6 .975 2.78 1.97 .965 2.23 2.21 2 1 33% 0
1942 PIT NL 35 P 40 33 18 248.0 72 19 51 2 3 .972 2.54 1.75 .968 2.35 2.35 3 3 50% 0
1943 PIT NL 36 P 35 31 25 265.1 77 13 60 4 4 .948 2.48 2.09 .961 2.25 2.25 4 1 20% 0 AS,MVP-6
1944 PIT NL 37 P 38 33 24 286.0 74 21 49 4 1 .946 2.20 1.84 .961 2.14 2.13 3 1 25% 0 AS,MVP-11
1945 PIT NL 38 P 33 24 9 188.0 46 10 35 1 2 .978 2.15 1.36 .963 2.18 2.17 4 2 33% 0
1946 PIT NL 39 P 25 20 11 149.1 36 8 26 2 1 .944 2.05 1.36 .960 2.24 2.22 1 1 50% 0 AS
1947 PIT NL 40 P 24 12 4 121.0 37 10 26 1 3 .973 2.68 1.50 .966 2.10 2.07 4 3 43% 1
1948 PIT NL 41 P 21 17 7 121.2 34 10 21 3 1 .912 2.29 1.48 .963 2.11 2.08 2 1 33% 0
1949 PIT NL 42 P 28 6 2 76.0 17 3 12 2 0 .882 1.78 0.54 .953 2.04 2.02 2 1 33% 43% 0
13 Seasons P 390 243 137 2119.1 615 142 445 28 27 .954 2.49 1.51 .963 2.20 2.18 26 15 37% 3% 1
13 Seasons TOT 390 243 137 2119.1 615 142 445 28 27 .954 2.49 1.51 .963 2.20 2.18 26 15 37% 3% 1
Note: Complete player games played data.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1958 BBWAA ( 0.4%)
1962 BBWAA ( 0.6%)
1964 BBWAA ( 0.5%)

All-Star Games
1943 *
1944 *
1945--not played
1946 *

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1940 NL (25, 2%)
1943 NL (6, 38%)
1944 NL (11, 15%)
0.55 Career Shares (420th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1943 NL  5.8 (5th)
1944 NL  6.3 (3rd)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1940 NL  4.4 (6th)
1943 NL  5.0 (4th)
1944 NL  6.1 (1st)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1940 NL  2.80 (3rd)
1943 NL  2.54 (4th)

Wins s c a p y
1940 NL  16 (4th)
1941 NL  14 (9th)
1942 NL  17 (6th)
1943 NL  21 (1st)
1944 NL  21 (3rd)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1940 NL  .762 (2nd)
1943 NL  .700 (4th)
1944 NL  .636 (6th)
1948 NL  .813 (1st)
Career  .596 (130th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1941 NL  1.241 (6th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1940 NL  8.019 (6th)
1941 NL  8.133 (6th)
1944 NL  8.276 (10th)

Games Played s c a p y
1939 NL  52 (2nd)
1941 NL  39 (7th)
1942 NL  40 (7th)

Saves s c a p y
1943 NL  3 (10th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1941 NL  249.0 (4th)
1942 NL  248.0 (8th)
1943 NL  265.3 (5th)
1944 NL  286.0 (3rd)

Games Started s c a p y
1941 NL  32 (4th)
1942 NL  33 (4th)
1943 NL  31 (8th)
1944 NL  33 (5th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1941 NL  18 (7th)
1942 NL  18 (8th)
1943 NL  25 (1st)
1944 NL  24 (4th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1942 NL  5 (2nd)
1944 NL  3 (8th)
Career  20 (244th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1941 NL  18 (2nd)
1942 NL  13 (4th)
1944 NL  15 (4th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1941 NL  84 (5th)
1944 NL  99 (5th)
1945 NL  91 (4th)

Hits s c a p y
1941 NL  225 (8th)
1942 NL  259 (3rd)
1943 NL  267 (2nd)
1944 NL  263 (4th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1940 NL  0.285 (4th)
1943 NL  0.204 (7th)

Losses s c a p y
1941 NL  17 (1st)
1942 NL  15 (7th)
1946 NL  12 (10th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1941 NL  103 (2nd)
1942 NL  94 (2nd)
1944 NL  101 (4th)
1945 NL  85 (9th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1941 NL  8 (2nd)
1942 NL  4 (9th)
1945 NL  5 (7th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1941 NL  1,055 (4th)
1942 NL  1,067 (7th)
1943 NL  1,112 (4th)
1944 NL  1,218 (3rd)

Games Finished s c a p y
1939 NL  20 (4th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1940 NL  136 (3rd)
1943 NL  137 (3rd)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1940 NL  20 (4th)
1943 NL  24 (3rd)
1944 NL  20 (9th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1940 NL  2.1 (4th)
1943 NL  2.7 (3rd)
1944 NL  2.1 (9th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
1940 NL  11.19 (10th)
1943 NL  10.39 (8th)
1944 NL  21.68 (2nd)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1944 NL  2.2 (1st)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1944 NL  2.3 (1st)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
1940 NL  1.2 (10th)
1943 NL  1.1 (8th)
1944 NL  2.3 (2nd)

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1939 NL  52 (2nd)

Putouts as P s c a p y
1940 NL  17 (3rd)
1941 NL  21 (1st)
1942 NL  19 (1st)
1944 NL  21 (1st)

Assists as P s c a p y
1941 NL  56 (5th)
1943 NL  60 (5th)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1940 NL  5 (3rd)
1943 NL  4 (4th)
1944 NL  4 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
1939 NL  2.86 (3rd)
1940 NL  2.99 (3rd)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
1941 NL  1.97 (5th)
1943 NL  2.09 (5th)

Oldest s c a p y
1946 NL  born 1907-05-11 (8th)
1947 NL  born 1907-05-11 (3rd)
1948 NL  born 1907-05-11 (3rd)
1949 NL  born 1907-05-11 (1st)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 9 (273), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 78 (322), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 42 (345), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 21 (289), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (339th), 27.0 career WAR/23.8 7yr-peak WAR/25.4 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1932 25 Detroit Tigers $1,800 ? Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
Career to date (may be incomplete)$1,800
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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Name and misspellings: Truett Banks Rip Sewell

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