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Pep Young

Lemuel Floyd Young

Positions: Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 162 lb.

Born: August 29, 1907 in Jamestown, NC (All Transactions)
Debut: April 25, 1933 (Age 25.239)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1935 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Cardinals/Reds 1933-1945

Final Game: September 30, 1945 (Age 38.032)
Died: January 14, 1962 in Jamestown, NC
Buried: Guilford Memorial Park, Greensboro, NC
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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
1933 PIT NL 25 2B 1 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 .967 5.80
1933 PIT NL 25 SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 5.40
1934 PIT NL 26 2B 2 2 2 9 3 6 0 1 1.000 4.50 .964 5.90
1934 PIT NL 26 SS 2 1 1 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00 .950 5.35
1935 PIT NL 27 2B 107 106 105 627 282 315 30 47 .952 5.58 .963 5.76
1935 PIT NL 27 3B 6 6 6 13 8 4 1 0 .923 2.00 .941 2.87
1935 PIT NL 27 OF 6 6 6 18 18 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .971 2.42
1935 PIT NL 27 RF 5 5 5 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .968 2.16
1935 PIT NL 27 SS 4 3 3 15 7 7 1 0 .933 3.50 .947 5.28
1935 PIT NL 27 LF 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .970 2.20
1936 PIT NL 28 2B 123 123 119 703 318 361 24 39 .966 5.52 .963 5.94
1937 PIT NL 29 SS 45 43 41 259 84 160 15 34 .942 5.42 .951 5.29
1937 PIT NL 29 3B 39 37 36 121 38 76 7 4 .942 2.92 .954 2.87
1937 PIT NL 29 2B 30 30 28 167 73 92 2 14 .988 5.50 .959 5.70
1938 PIT NL 30 2B 149 149 143 950 370 554 26 120 .973 6.20 .969 5.74 MVP-14
1939 PIT NL 31 2B 84 82 78 488 202 270 16 61 .967 5.62 .968 5.69
1940 PIT NL 32 2B 33 28 22 143 51 79 13 9 .909 3.94 .964 5.61
1940 PIT NL 32 SS 7 1 1 20 6 12 2 6 .900 2.57 .950 5.50
1940 PIT NL 32 3B 5 5 4 11 4 7 0 1 1.000 2.20 .948 3.00
1941 CIN NL 33 3B 3 3 3 13 5 7 1 1 .923 4.00 .949 3.33
1945 STL NL 37 SS 11 6 5 45 23 21 1 3 .978 4.00 .947 5.26
1945 STL NL 37 3B 9 3 0 9 3 5 1 0 .889 0.89 .941 3.20
1945 STL NL 37 2B 3 0 0 9 5 4 0 1 1.000 3.00 .967 5.57
9 Seasons 2B 532 520 497 3099 1306 1682 111 292 .964 5.62 .965 5.77
6 Seasons SS 70 54 51 343 121 203 19 43 .945 4.63 .950 5.31
5 Seasons 3B 62 54 49 167 58 99 10 6 .940 2.53 .951 2.95
1 Season OF 6 6 6 18 18 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .971 2.42
1 Season RF 5 5 5 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .968 2.16
1 Season LF 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .970 2.20
10 Seasons TOT 670 634 603 3627 1503 1984 140 341 .961 5.20 .963 5.43
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
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

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1933 PIT NL 25 2B
1933 PIT NL 25 SS
1934 PIT NL 26 2B
1934 PIT NL 26 SS
1935 PIT NL 27 2B
1935 PIT NL 27 3B
1935 PIT NL 27 RF
1935 PIT NL 27 SS
1935 PIT NL 27 LF
1936 PIT NL 28 2B
1937 PIT NL 29 SS
1937 PIT NL 29 3B
1937 PIT NL 29 2B
1938 PIT NL 30 2B
1939 PIT NL 31 2B
1940 PIT NL 32 2B
1940 PIT NL 32 SS
1940 PIT NL 32 3B
1941 CIN NL 33 3B
1945 STL NL 37 SS
1945 STL NL 37 3B
1945 STL NL 37 2B
9 Seasons 2B
6 Seasons SS
5 Seasons 3B
1 Season RF
1 Season LF
10 Seasons TOT
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1933 PIT NL 25 25 0 25 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 5
1934 PIT NL 26 20 3 20 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 12
1935 PIT NL 27 128 121 128 122 0 0 0 107 6 4 1 0 5 6 0 0 6
1936 PIT NL 28 125 123 125 123 0 0 0 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1937 PIT NL 29 113 110 113 110 0 0 0 30 39 45 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
1938 PIT NL 30 149 149 149 149 0 0 0 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1939 PIT NL 31 84 82 84 84 0 0 0 84 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1940 PIT NL 32 54 34 54 44 0 0 0 33 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
1941 CIN NL 33 4 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1941 STL NL 33 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1945 STL NL 37 27 9 27 21 0 0 0 3 9 11 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
10 Seasons 731 634 731 662 0 0 0 532 62 70 1 0 5 6 0 45 25
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.

Advanced Fielding -- 2B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 543 463 43 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
1940 PIT NL 32 230 61% 84% 28% 20 90% 0 18 5 11 2 15 14 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0
1 Season 230 61% 84% 28% 20 90% 0 18 5 11 2 15 14 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0
MLB Averages 61% 84% 27% 93%

Advanced Fielding -- SS*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 63 463 163 363 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
1940 PIT NL 32 35 57% 94% 23% 2 100% 0 1 0 1 0 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
1945 STL NL 37 235 60% 79% 24% 38 92% 0 22 20 1 1 17 12 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 0
2 Seasons 270 60% 81% 24% 40 93% 0 23 20 2 1 21 14 5 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 1 0 4 3 1 1 1 0
MLB Averages 61% 84% 27% 91%

Advanced Fielding -- 3B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 543 53 GB LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1940 PIT NL 32 74 65% 88% 22% 4 100% 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
1941 CIN NL 33 78 56% 83% 21% 5 100% 0 2 1 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1945 STL NL 37 35 54% 91% 29% 2 100% 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Seasons 187 59% 87% 22% 11 100% 0 3 2 1 0 9 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 61% 84% 27% 89% 70%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1958 BBWAA ( 0.4%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1938 NL (14, 6%)
0.06 Career Shares (1081st)

Assistss c a p y
1938 NL  554 (1st)

Def. Games as 2B s c a p y
1935 NL  107 (4th)
1936 NL  123 (4th)
1938 NL  149 (2nd)

Putouts as 2B s c a p y
1935 NL  282 (4th)
1936 NL  318 (4th)
1938 NL  370 (2nd)

Assists as 2B s c a p y
1935 NL  315 (4th)
1936 NL  361 (5th)
1938 NL  554 (1st)

Errors Committed as 2B s c a p y
1935 NL  30 (4th)
1936 NL  24 (3rd)
1938 NL  26 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as 2B s c a p y
1938 NL  120 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as 2B s c a p y
1935 NL  5.58 (3rd)
1936 NL  5.52 (4th)
1938 NL  6.20 (1st)
1939 NL  5.62 (4th)
Career  5.62 (40th)

Fielding % as 2B s c a p y
1935 NL  .952 (3rd)
1936 NL  .966 (5th)
1938 NL  .973 (3rd)

                           

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Name and misspellings: Lemuel Floyd Pep Young

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