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Tony Welzer

Anton Frank Welzer

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: April 5, 1899 in Germany (All Transactions)
Debut: April 13, 1926 (Age 27)
Team: RedSox 1926-1927

Final Game: September 21, 1927 (Age 28)
Died: March 18, 1971 in Milwaukee, WI
Buried: St. Adalbert Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1926 27 BOS AL 4 3 .571 4.86 4.17 39 5 18 1 1 0 139.0 167 88 75 5 53 29 3 0 1 627 84 1.583 10.8 0.3 3.4 1.9 0.55
1927 28 BOS AL 6 11 .353 4.72 4.44 37 19 12 8 0 2 171.2 214 109 90 10 71 56 4 0 4 777 90 1.660 11.2 0.5 3.7 2.9 0.79
2 Yrs 10 14 .417 4.78 4.32 76 24 30 9 1 2 310.2 381 197 165 15 124 85 7 0 5 1404 87 1.626 11.0 0.4 3.6 2.5 0.69
162 Game Avg. 7 10 .417 4.78 4.32 52 16 20 6 1 1 211 259 134 112 10 84 58 5 0 3 955 87 1.626 11.0 0.4 3.6 2.5 0.69

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
1926 27 BOS AL 138.0 39 5 88 5.74 4.96 0.05 0.00 100.7 4.95 -13 -1.2 1.0 -0.1 0.2 3 .469 .492 $2,250
1927 28 BOS AL 171.1 37 19 109 5.73 5.14 -0.22 0.00 101.8 5.46 -6 -0.6 1.0 -0.1 1.2 15 .485 .497 $3,000
2 Seasons 309.1 76 24 197 5.73 5.06 -0.10 0.00 101.3 5.23 -18 -1.8 1.0 -0.1 1.3 18 .476 .494 $5,250

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
1926 27 BOS AL 39 46 38 4 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 8 2 .211 .348 .237 .585 57 9 0 0 1
1927 28 BOS AL 37 57 42 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 13 .095 .240 .119 .359 -3 5 0 7 1
2 Yrs 76 103 80 8 12 2 0 0 5 0 0 16 15 .150 .292 .175 .467 25 14 0 7
162 Game Avg. 162 220 171 17 26 4 0 0 11 0 0 34 32 .150 .292 .175 .467 25 30 0 15

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 27 BOS AL 39 46 -2 0 0 0 5 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .507 .502 0.3 0.0 3 $2,250 1
1927 28 BOS AL 37 57 -8 0 0 0 6 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $3,000 1
2 Seasons 76 103 -9 0 0 0 10 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $5,250

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
1926 BOS AL 27 P 39 5 1 139.0 62 7 54 1 1 .984 3.95 1.56 .957 2.66 2.63
1927 BOS AL 28 P 37 19 8 171.2 50 3 45 2 4 .960 2.52 1.30 .959 2.62 2.59
2 Seasons P 76 24 9 310.2 112 10 99 3 5 .973 3.16 1.43 .958 2.64 2.61
2 Seasons TOT 76 24 9 310.2 112 10 99 3 5 .973 3.16 1.43 .958 2.64 2.61
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 on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Home Runs s c a p y
1927 AL  10 (9th)

Games Finished s c a p y
1926 AL  18 (7th)

                           

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 Sources Notes/Other Sources
192627Boston Red Sox$2,250Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
192728Boston Red Sox$3,000Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
Career to date (may be incomplete)$5,250
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: Anton Frank Tony Welzer

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