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Denny Sothern

Dennis Elwood Sothern
born Southern

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: January 20, 1904 in Washington, DC(All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1926 (Age 22)
Rookie Status: Lost 1928 [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Robins/Pirates 1926-1931

Final Game: September 21, 1931 (Age 27)
Died: December 7, 1977 in Durham, NC
Buried: Onslow Memorial Park, Jacksonville, NC
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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
1926 22 PHI NL 14 59 53 5 13 1 0 3 10 0 4 10 .245 .310 .434 .744 92 23 1 1 O7/8
1928 24 PHI NL 141 618 579 82 165 27 5 5 38 17 34 53 .285 .327 .375 .702 79 217 2 3 *O8/79
1929 25 PHI NL 76 318 294 52 90 21 3 5 27 13 16 24 .306 .346 .449 .795 91 132 2 6 O8/97
1930 26 TOT NL 107 435 398 70 106 30 1 6 40 8 25 41 .266 .313 .392 .705 65 156 2 10 O8/79
1930 26 PHI NL 90 381 347 66 97 26 1 5 36 6 22 37 .280 .326 .403 .730 70 140 2 10 O8/7
1930 26 PIT NL 17 54 51 4 9 4 0 1 4 2 3 4 .176 .222 .314 .536 28 16 0 0 O8/9
1931 27 BRO NL 19 37 31 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 8 .161 .257 .194 .451 23 6 0 2 O/87
5 Yrs 357 1467 1355 219 379 80 9 19 115 38 83 136 .280 .325 .394 .719 76 534 7 22
162 Game Avg. 162 666 615 99 172 36 4 9 52 17 38 62 .280 .325 .394 .719 76 242 3 10
PHI (4 yrs) 321 1376 1273 205 365 75 9 18 111 36 76 124 .287 .330 .402 .733 80 512 7 20
PIT (1 yr) 17 54 51 4 9 4 0 1 4 2 3 4 .176 .222 .314 .536 28 16 0 0
BRO (1 yr) 19 37 31 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 8 .161 .257 .194 .451 23 6 0 2

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
1926 22 PHI NL 14 59 -1 0 0 1 -1 -0 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .497 .500 0.0 0.0 0 O7/8
1928 24 PHI NL 141 618 -19 -0 0 -5 -3 -27 -2.9 19 -8 -1.0 .480 .483 -0.4 -0.9 -3 *O8/79
1929 25 PHI NL 76 318 -5 1 0 -2 -2 -8 -0.7 10 2 0.2 .490 .495 0.4 -0.3 4 O8/97
1930 26 PHI NL 90 381 -19 -0 0 -3 -2 -24 -2.1 12 -12 -1.0 .477 .487 -0.6 -0.4 -9 O8/7
1930 26 PIT NL 17 54 -6 0 0 0 -0 -6 -0.6 2 -5 -0.4 .466 .496 -0.4 -0.0 -5 O8/9
1931 27 BRO NL 19 37 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .479 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -3 O/87
5 Seasons 357 1467 -54 1 0 -9 -8 -70 -6.8 45 -25 -2.3 .481 .489 -1.2 -1.7 -16
PHI (4 yrs) 321 1376 -44 1 0 -9 -7 -60 -5.8 42 -17 -1.6 .482 .488 -0.5 -1.6 -8
PIT (1 yr) 17 54 -6 0 0 0 -0 -6 -0.6 2 -5 -0.4 .466 .496 -0.4 -0.0 -5
BRO (1 yr) 19 37 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .479 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -3

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
1926 22 PHI NL 59 41 7 4.5 110 .250 .245 .297 .310 .358 .434 .411 .744 .769 92 .503 -0.9 -0.1 .700 .264 .189 .0
1928 24 PHI NL 618 417 70 4.5 114 .307 .285 .297 .327 .363 .375 .423 .702 .786 79 .470 -20.0 -1.9 .652 .178 .090 7.7
1929 25 PHI NL 318 210 45 5.7 126 .321 .306 .312 .346 .377 .449 .454 .795 .831 91 .519 -5.3 -0.5 .799 .241 .143 7.2
1930 26 TOT NL 435 302 49 4.3 132 .285 .266 .320 .313 .379 .392 .475 .705 .854 65 .362 -24.0 -2.1 .654 .209 .126 6.9
1930 26 PHI NL 381 260 45 4.6 133 .302 .280 .321 .326 .380 .403 .477 .730 .857 70 .390 -17.8 -1.6 .680 .205 .124 5.5
1930 26 PIT NL 54 42 4 2.5 126 .174 .176 .312 .222 .370 .314 .464 .536 .834 28 .176 -6.2 -0.6 .500 .235 .137 1.3
1931 27 BRO NL 37 28 2 1.9 103 .217 .161 .285 .257 .344 .194 .403 .451 .747 23 .166 -3.3 -0.3 .385 .161 .032
5 Yrs 1467 998 173 4.6 122 .300 .280 .307 .325 .370 .394 .444 .719 .814 76 .443 -53.5 -4.9 .678 .204 .114 25.3
162 Game Avg. 666 453 79 4.6 122 .300 .280 .307 .325 .370 .394 .444 .719 .814 76 .443 -53.5 -4.9 .678 .204 .114 11
PHI (4 yrs) 1376 928 167 4.8 122 .307 .287 .307 .330 .371 .402 .445 .733 .815 80 .460 -43.9 -4.1 .695 .203 .115 24.0
PIT (1 yr) 54 42 4 2.5 126 .174 .176 .312 .222 .370 .314 .464 .536 .834 28 .177 -6.2 -0.6 .500 .235 .137 1.3
BRO (1 yr) 37 28 2 1.9 103 .217 .161 .285 .257 .344 .194 .403 .451 .747 23 .166 -3.3 -0.3 .385 .161 .032

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
1926 22 PHI NL 59 5.1% 17.0% 6.8% 6.8% 31% 2.50 5.3 17.7 5.3 68%
1928 24 PHI NL 618 0.8% 8.6% 5.5% 6.0% 22% 1.56 10.9 115.8 15.2 84%
1929 25 PHI NL 318 1.6% 7.6% 5.0% 9.1% 32% 1.50 12.3 58.8 10.9 83%
1930 26 TOT NL 435 1.4% 9.4% 5.8% 8.5% 35% 1.64 9.7 66.3 10.0 81%
1930 26 PHI NL 381 1.3% 9.7% 5.8% 8.4% 33% 1.68 9.4 69.4 9.6 80%
1930 26 PIT NL 54 1.9% 7.4% 5.6% 9.3% 56% 1.33 12.8 51.0 12.8 85%
1931 27 BRO NL 37 0.0% 21.6% 10.8% 2.7% 20% 2.00 3.9 62%
5 Yrs 1467 1.3% 9.3% 5.7% 7.4% 29% 1.64 10.0 71.3 11.8 82%
MLB Averages 1.2% 7.6% 8.0% 7.0% 28% 0.94 11.7 74.5 7.6 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
1926 22 14 59 53 5 13 1 0 3 10 0 4 10 .245 .310 .434 .744 92 23 1 1
1927 23 14 59 53 5 13 1 0 3 10 0 4 10 .245 .310 .434 .744 92 23 1 1
1928 24 155 677 632 87 178 28 5 8 48 17 38 63 .282 .325 .380 .705 80 240 3 4
1929 25 231 995 926 139 268 49 8 13 75 30 54 87 .289 .332 .402 .734 83 372 5 10
1930 26 338 1430 1324 209 374 79 9 19 115 38 79 128 .282 .326 .399 .725 78 528 7 20
1931 27 357 1467 1355 219 379 80 9 19 115 38 83 136 .280 .325 .394 .719 76 534 7 22

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
1926 22 15 61 55 5 13 1 0 3 9 0 4 10 .236 .300 .418 .718 6 14
1928 24 148 636 598 77 162 27 5 5 36 17 33 56 .271 .311 .358 .669 66 141
1929 25 80 318 296 42 81 19 3 4 22 12 14 25 .274 .311 .399 .710 37 76
1930 26 112 432 398 54 93 26 1 5 31 7 22 43 .234 .277 .342 .619 38 107
1931 27 20 40 33 14 6 1 0 0 0 0 5 8 .182 .289 .212 .502 2 19
5 Yrs 375 1487 1380 192 355 74 9 17 98 36 78 142 .257 .300 .361 .661 149 357
162 Game Avg. 162 642 596 83 153 32 4 7 42 16 34 61 .257 .300 .361 .661 64 357

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Strikeouts s c a p y
1928 NL  53 (6th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1928 NL  17 (7th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 2 (2214), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 6 (2102), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (1056th), -2.3 career WAR/-2.3 7yr-peak WAR/-2.3 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

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