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Doc Watson

Charles John Watson

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: January 30, 1885 in Carroll County, OH(All Transactions)
Debut: September 3, 1913 (Age 28.216)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1914 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Terriers/Chi-Feds/Cubs 1913-1915

Final Game: September 21, 1915 (Age 30.234)
Died: December 30, 1949 in San Diego, CA
Cremated
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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 Awards
1913 CHC NL 28 P 1 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.60 2.60
1914 TOT FL 29 P 35 24 14 228.0 69 7 60 2 0 .971 2.64 1.91 .947 3.04 3.00
1914 CHI FL 29 P 26 17 10 172.0 54 3 49 2 0 .963 2.72 2.00 .947 3.04 3.00
1914 SLM FL 29 P 9 7 4 56.0 15 4 11 0 0 1.000 2.41 1.67 .947 3.04 3.00
1915 SLM FL 30 P 33 20 6 135.2 28 2 24 2 1 .929 1.72 0.79 .956 3.08 3.05
3 Seasons P 69 44 20 372.2 97 9 84 4 1 .959 2.25 1.35 .950 3.04 3.02
3 Seasons TOT 69 44 20 372.2 97 9 84 4 1 .959 2.25 1.35 .950 3.04 3.02
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
1913 CHC NL 28 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1914 CHI FL 29 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1914 SLM FL 29 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1915 SLM FL 30 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Seasons 69 69 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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.

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