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Charlie Wilson

Charles Woodrow Wilson (Swamp Baby)

Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: January 13, 1905 in Clinton, SC
School: Presbyterian College (Clinton, SC) (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1931 (Age 26.091)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1932 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Braves 1931-1935

Final Game: June 22, 1935 (Age 30.160)
Died: December 19, 1970 in Rochester, NY
Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY
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Standard Batting

More Stats

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
1931 26 BSN NL 16 62 58 7 11 4 0 1 11 0 3 5 .190 .230 .310 .540 46 18 0 1 5
1932 27 STL NL 24 100 96 7 19 3 3 1 2 0 3 8 .198 .222 .323 .545 42 31 0 1 6
1933 28 STL NL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 /6
1935 30 STL NL 16 33 31 1 10 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .323 .364 .323 .686 83 10 2 0 0 /5
4 Yrs 57 196 186 15 40 7 3 2 14 0 8 16 .215 .247 .317 .565 49 59 2 0 2
162 Game Avg. 162 557 529 43 114 20 9 6 40 0 23 45 .215 .247 .317 .565 49 168 0 6
STL (3 yrs) 41 134 128 8 29 3 3 1 3 0 5 11 .227 .256 .320 .576 51 41 2 0 1
BSN (1 yr) 16 62 58 7 11 4 0 1 11 0 3 5 .190 .230 .310 .540 46 18 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
1931 26 BSN NL 16 62 -4 0 0 0 0 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .474 .497 -0.2 0.0 -2 5
1932 27 STL NL 24 100 -8 0 0 1 2 -5 -0.6 3 -2 -0.2 .477 .497 -0.3 0.3 -3 6
1933 28 STL NL 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .471 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /6
1935 30 STL NL 16 33 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .498 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /5
4 Seasons 57 196 -13 0 0 1 2 -10 -1.0 6 -4 -0.4 .482 .498 -0.5 0.3 -5
STL (3 yrs) 41 134 -9 0 0 1 2 -6 -0.6 4 -2 -0.2 .485 .498 -0.3 0.3 -3
BSN (1 yr) 16 62 -4 0 0 0 0 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .474 .497 -0.2 0.0 -2

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1931 BSN NL 26 3B 14 14 14 36 9 24 3 0 .917 2.36 .944 2.85
1932 STL NL 27 SS 24 24 22 108 28 73 7 14 .935 4.21 .946 5.50
1933 STL NL 28 SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 5.40
1935 STL NL 30 3B 8 5 5 15 6 8 1 1 .933 1.75 .941 2.86
2 Seasons SS 25 24 22 108 28 73 7 14 .935 4.04 .946 5.50
2 Seasons 3B 22 19 19 51 15 32 4 1 .922 2.14 .943 2.85
4 Seasons TOT 47 43 41 159 43 105 11 15 .931 3.15 .945 4.26
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 15, 1930: Purchased by the Boston Braves from Rochester (International).
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Name and misspellings: Charles Swamp Baby charles charley Charlie charly Woodrow Wilson

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