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Red Torphy

Walter Anthony Torphy

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 169 lb.

Born: November 6, 1891 in Fall River, MA (All Transactions)
Debut: September 25, 1920 (Age 28.324)
Team: Braves 1920

Final Game: October 3, 1920 (Age 28.332)
Died: February 11, 1980 in Fall River, MA
Buried: St. Patrick Cemetery, Fall River, MA
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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
1920 28 BSN NL 3 15 15 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .333 .533 55 5 0 0 /3
1 Yr 3 15 15 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .333 .533 55 5 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 810 810 54 162 108 0 0 108 0 0 0 54 .200 .200 .333 .533 55 270 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
1920 28 BSN NL 3 15 -1 0 0 -1 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .429 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /3
1 Season 3 15 -1 0 0 -1 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .429 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1

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 Awards
1920 BSN NL 28 1B 3 3 3 32 31 0 1 2 .969 10.33 .990 11.10
1 Season 1B 3 3 3 32 31 0 1 2 .969 10.33 .990 11.10
1 Season TOT 3 3 3 32 31 0 1 2 .969 10.33 .990 11.10
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

Transactions

  • September 17, 1920: Purchased by the Boston Braves from New Haven (Eastern).
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Name and misspellings: Walter Anthony Red Torphy

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