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Joe Sprinz

Joseph Conrad Sprinz (Mule)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: August 3, 1902 in St. Louis, MO (All Transactions)
Debut: July 16, 1930 (Age 27)
Teams (by GP): Indians/Cardinals 1930-1933

Final Game: May 18, 1933 (Age 30)
Died: January 11, 1994 in Fremont, CA
Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, CA
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Standard Batting

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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
1930 27 CLE AL 17 51 45 5 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 4 .178 .245 .200 .445 13 9 0 2 2
1931 28 CLE AL 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 /2
1933 30 STL NL 3 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 52 1 1 0 1 /2
3 Yrs 21 61 53 6 9 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 5 .170 .241 .189 .430 11 10 1 0 3
162 Game Avg. 162 471 409 46 69 8 0 0 15 0 39 39 .170 .241 .189 .430 11 77 0 23
CLE (2 yrs) 18 54 48 5 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 4 .167 .231 .188 .418 6 9 0 2
STL (1 yr) 3 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 52 1 1 0 1
AL (2 yrs) 18 54 48 5 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 4 .167 .231 .188 .418 6 9 0 2
NL (1 yr) 3 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 52 1 1 0 1

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
1930 27 CLE AL 17 51 -6 0 0 1 0 -5 -0.4 2 -3 -0.2 .474 .497 -0.3 0.1 -4 2
1931 28 CLE AL 1 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .415 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /2
1933 30 STL NL 3 7 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .490 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /2
3 Seasons 21 61 -8 0 0 1 1 -6 -0.5 2 -4 -0.3 .473 .498 -0.4 0.1 -5
CLE (2 yrs) 18 54 -7 0 0 1 0 -6 -0.5 2 -4 -0.3 .471 .497 -0.4 0.1 -5
STL (1 yr) 3 7 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .490 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1930 CLE AL 27 C 17 13 10 77 64 13 0 2 1.000 4.53 .984 4.88 0 14 5 26% 42%
1931 CLE AL 28 C 1 1 1 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 .980 4.90 0 1 1 50% 42%
1933 STL NL 30 C 3 1 1 19 18 1 0 0 1.000 6.33 .982 4.33 0 0 1 100% 46%
3 Seasons C 21 15 12 99 84 15 0 2 1.000 4.71 .984 4.80 0 15 7 32% 42%
3 Seasons TOT 21 15 12 99 84 15 0 2 1.000 4.71 .984 4.80 0 15 7 32% 42%
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

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