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Bullet Joe Bush

Leslie Ambrose Bush (Bullet Joe)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 173 lb.

Born: November 27, 1892 in Ehime, Minnesota, United States
Died: November 1, 1974 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
High School: Brainerd HS (Brainerd, MN)

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Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1912 19 -6.9 Missoula UA D 26 16 .619 3.49 5.14 50 40 350.1 348 200 136 108 1.302 8.9 2.8
1912 19 -7.2 PHA AL MLB PHA 0 0 7.88 11.25 1 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 14 10 7 0 4 3 0 0 0 42 2.250 15.8 0.0 4.5 3.4 0.75
1913 20 -5.6 PHA AL MLB PHA 15 6 .714 3.82 4.27 39 16 20 6 1 3 200.1 199 95 85 3 66 81 5 1 5 834 1.323 8.9 0.1 3.0 3.6 1.23
1914 21 -4.0 PHA AL MLB PHA 17 13 .567 3.06 3.67 38 23 10 14 2 2 206.0 184 84 70 2 81 109 8 0 3 848 1.286 8.0 0.1 3.5 4.8 1.35
1915 22 -3.1 PHA AL MLB PHA 5 15 .250 4.14 5.31 25 18 5 8 0 0 145.2 137 86 67 3 89 89 4 0 10 613 1.551 8.5 0.2 5.5 5.5 1.00
1916 23 -2.8 PHA AL MLB PHA 15 24 .385 2.57 3.42 40 33 6 25 8 0 286.2 222 109 82 3 130 157 3 0 15 1145 1.228 7.0 0.1 4.1 4.9 1.21
1917 24 -2.2 PHA AL MLB PHA 11 17 .393 2.47 3.90 37 31 4 17 4 2 233.1 207 101 64 3 111 121 1 0 7 972 1.363 8.0 0.1 4.3 4.7 1.09
1918 25 -1.9 BOS AL MLB BOS 15 15 .500 2.11 2.90 36 31 4 26 7 2 272.2 241 88 64 3 91 125 3 0 5 1119 1.218 8.0 0.1 3.0 4.1 1.37
1919 26 -1.2 BOS AL MLB BOS 0 0 3.86 3.86 2 2 0 0 0 0 7.0 9 3 3 0 4 2 0 0 1 30 1.857 11.6 0.0 5.1 2.6 0.50
1920 27 -0.2 BOS AL MLB BOS 15 15 .500 4.25 5.10 35 32 3 18 0 1 243.2 287 138 115 3 94 88 10 0 4 1061 1.564 10.6 0.1 3.5 3.3 0.94
1921 28 0.7 BOS AL MLB BOS 16 9 .640 3.50 3.93 37 32 4 21 3 2 254.1 244 111 99 10 93 96 6 0 7 1066 1.325 8.6 0.4 3.3 3.4 1.03
1922 29 1.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 26 7 .788 3.31 3.84 39 30 8 20 0 3 255.1 240 109 94 16 85 92 1 0 5 1062 1.273 8.5 0.6 3.0 3.2 1.08
1923 30 2.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 19 15 .559 3.43 3.75 37 30 6 22 3 0 275.2 263 115 105 7 117 125 5 0 12 1173 1.378 8.6 0.2 3.8 4.1 1.07
1924 31 2.9 NYY AL MLB NYY 17 16 .515 3.57 4.18 39 31 6 19 3 1 252.0 262 117 100 9 109 80 7 0 7 1106 1.472 9.4 0.3 3.9 2.9 0.73
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1925 32 3.1 SLB AL MLB SLB 14 14 .500 5.09 5.56 33 30 3 15 2 0 208.2 230 129 118 18 91 63 2 0 4 935 1.538 9.9 0.8 3.9 2.7 0.69
1926 33 3.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-WSH 7 14 .333 4.45 4.90 31 23 5 12 2 3 182.0 180 99 90 13 70 65 7 0 0 790 1.374 8.9 0.6 3.5 3.2 0.93
1926 33 4.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 1 8 .111 6.69 6.81 12 11 1 3 0 0 71.1 83 54 53 6 35 27 5 0 0 331 1.654 10.5 0.8 4.4 3.4 0.77
1926 33 3.7 PIT NL MLB PIT 6 6 .500 3.01 3.66 19 12 4 9 2 3 110.2 97 45 37 7 35 38 2 0 0 459 1.193 7.9 0.6 2.8 3.1 1.09
1927 34 3.9 2 Teams NL MLB NYG-PIT 2 3 .400 9.64 11.57 8 5 2 1 0 0 18.2 32 24 20 2 10 7 0 0 1 100 2.250 15.4 1.0 4.8 3.4 0.70
1927 34 4.6 Toledo AA AA 4 2 .667 2.65 3.53 6 51.0 45 20 15 17 1.216 7.9 3.0
1927 34 3.9 PIT NL MLB PIT 1 2 .333 13.50 18.90 5 3 1 0 0 0 6.2 14 14 10 1 5 1 0 0 1 42 2.850 18.9 1.4 6.8 1.4 0.20
1927 34 3.9 NYG NL MLB NYG 1 1 .500 7.50 7.50 3 2 1 1 0 0 12.0 18 10 10 1 5 6 0 0 0 58 1.917 13.5 0.8 3.8 4.5 1.20
1928 35 7.0 PHA AL MLB PHA 2 1 .667 5.09 5.35 11 2 7 1 0 1 35.1 39 21 20 1 18 15 1 0 1 157 1.613 9.9 0.3 4.6 3.8 0.83
1929 36 7.9 Newark IL AA 3 3 .500 4.93 5.36 7 42.0 45 25 23 21 1.571 9.6 4.5
1930 37 8.7 Allentown EL A 0 0 3.38 5.62 3 8.0 15 5 3 5 2.500 16.9 5.6
1931 38 11.5 Allentown EL A 1 0 1.000 1.12 1.12 3 8.0 4 1 1 4 1.000 4.5 4.5
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 196 184 .516 3.51 4.20 488 370 93 225 35 20 3085.1 2990 1439 1203 96 1263 1318 63 1 87 13053 1.378 8.7 0.3 3.7 3.8 1.04
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 34 21 .618 3.49 4.92 69 40 459.1 457 251 178 155 1.332 9.0 3.0
All Levels (20 Seasons) 230 205 .529 3.51 4.29 557 410 93 225 35 20 3544.2 3447 1690 1381 96 1418 1318 63 1 87 13053 1.372 8.8 3.6
A (2 seasons) Minors 1 0 1.000 2.25 3.38 6 16.0 19 6 4 9 1.750 10.7 5.1
AA (2 seasons) Minors 7 5 .583 3.68 4.35 13 93.0 90 45 38 38 1.376 8.7 3.7
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1912 19 -8.2 Missoula UA D 54 172 45 .262
1912 19 -7.6 PHA AL MLB PHA 1 4 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 4 0 0
1913 20 -6.3 PHA AL MLB PHA 39 74 70 8 11 3 1 0 1 0 2 21 .157 .181 .229 .409 16 0 2
1914 21 -5.2 PHA AL MLB PHA 38 80 74 6 14 4 0 1 8 0 0 2 25 .189 .211 .284 .494 21 0 4
1915 22 -4.3 PHA AL MLB PHA 25 52 49 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 .143 .160 .143 .303 7 0 2
1916 23 -3.9 PHA AL MLB PHA 41 102 100 4 14 4 0 0 6 0 0 23 .140 .140 .180 .320 18 0 2
1917 24 -2.9 PHA AL MLB PHA 37 85 80 9 16 2 1 0 4 0 5 12 .200 .247 .250 .497 20 0 0
1918 25 -2.9 BOS AL MLB BOS 36 105 98 8 27 3 2 0 14 0 6 11 .276 .317 .347 .664 34 0 1
1919 26 -1.9 BOS AL MLB BOS 4 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0
1920 27 -1.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 45 114 102 14 25 2 0 0 7 0 2 9 15 .245 .306 .265 .571 27 0 3
1921 28 -0.1 BOS AL MLB BOS 50 126 120 19 39 5 4 0 17 2 0 3 14 .325 .341 .433 .775 52 0 3
1922 29 0.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 39 103 95 15 31 6 2 0 12 0 1 3 11 .326 .347 .432 .779 41 0 5
1923 30 1.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 38 116 113 12 31 5 3 2 21 0 0 3 8 .274 .293 .425 .718 48 0 0
1924 31 2.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 60 132 124 13 42 9 3 1 15 0 0 7 6 .339 .374 .484 .858 60 0 1
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1925 32 3.4 SLB AL MLB SLB 57 109 102 10 26 12 0 2 18 2 0 6 8 .255 .296 .431 .728 44 0 1
1926 33 4.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-WSH 45 83 79 6 20 4 0 1 10 0 1 4 12 .253 .289 .342 .631 27 0 0
1926 33 4.5 WSH AL MLB WSH 17 33 30 1 7 0 0 0 3 0 1 3 2 .233 .303 .233 .536 7 0 0
1926 33 4.3 PIT NL MLB PIT 28 50 49 5 13 4 0 1 7 0 1 10 .265 .280 .408 .688 20 0 0
1927 34 5.0 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-NYG 10 10 9 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 .556 .600 .556 1.156 5 0 0
1927 34 4.7 Toledo AA AA 13 28 6 1 0 0 .214 .250 7
1927 34 5.0 PIT NL MLB PIT 7 6 5 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 .600 .667 .600 1.267 3 0 0
1927 34 5.0 NYG NL MLB NYG 3 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0 0
1928 35 6.8 PHA AL MLB PHA 15 16 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .067 .125 .067 .192 1 0 0
1929 36 8.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA 48 117 117 35 9 1 3 .299 .470 55
1929 36 8.4 Portland PCL AA 27 95 26 6 1 3 .274 .453 43
1929 36 7.0 Newark IL AA 21 22 9 3 0 0 .409 .545 12
1930 37 9.9 Allentown EL A 93 283 98 22 8 7 .346 .555 157
1931 38 10.0 Allentown EL A 85 299 75 15 3 5 .251 .371 111
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 580 1316 1239 128 313 59 17 7 140 4 4 53 194 .253 .283 .345 .628 427 0 24
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 293 899 899 259 47 12 15 .288 330
All Levels (20 Seasons) 873 2215 2138 128 572 106 29 22 140 4 4 53 194 .268 757 0 24
A (2 seasons) Minors 178 582 582 173 37 11 12 .297 .460 268
AA (2 seasons) Minors 61 145 145 41 10 1 3 .283 .428 62
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1912 19 PHA AL MLB PHA P 1 8.0 3 1 1 1 1 .667 2.25 2.00
1913 20 PHA AL MLB PHA P 39 200.0 91 15 74 2 4 .978 4.00 2.28
1914 21 PHA AL MLB PHA P 38 206.0 66 8 55 3 1 .955 2.75 1.66
1915 22 PHA AL MLB PHA P 25 146.0 49 7 39 3 3 .939 2.84 1.84
1916 23 PHA AL MLB PHA P 40 287.0 119 19 94 6 8 .950 3.54 2.83
1917 24 PHA AL MLB PHA P 37 233.0 87 20 61 6 0 .931 3.13 2.19
1918 25 BOS AL MLB BOS P 36 273.0 99 16 81 2 6 .980 3.20 2.69
1919 26 BOS AL MLB BOS P 2 9.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 2.00 1.00
1920 27 BOS AL MLB BOS CF 2
1920 27 BOS AL MLB BOS LF 1
1920 27 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 2 25.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.36 0.50
1920 27 BOS AL MLB BOS P 35 244.0 94 24 66 4 7 .957 3.32 2.57
1920 27 BOS AL MLB BOS RF 2
1921 28 BOS AL MLB BOS CF 1
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1921 28 BOS AL MLB BOS LF 3
1921 28 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 4 25.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.72 0.50
1921 28 BOS AL MLB BOS P 37 254.0 78 13 64 1 1 .987 2.73 2.08
1922 29 NYY AL MLB NYY P 39 255.0 77 16 61 0 4 1.000 2.72 1.97
1923 30 NYY AL MLB NYY P 37 276.0 92 15 74 3 3 .967 2.90 2.41
1924 31 NYY AL MLB NYY P 39 252.0 85 24 60 1 4 .988 3.00 2.15
1925 32 SLB AL MLB SLB OF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1925 32 SLB AL MLB SLB P 33 209.0 71 17 54 0 5 1.000 3.06 2.15
1925 32 SLB AL MLB SLB RF 1
1926 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-WSH P 31 182.0 49 8 39 2 3 .959 2.32 1.52
1926 33 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 1 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 1.00
1926 33 WSH AL MLB WSH P 12 71.0 23 3 18 2 2 .913 2.66 1.75
1926 33 WSH AL MLB WSH RF 1
1926 33 PIT NL MLB PIT P 19 111.0 26 5 21 0 1 1.000 2.11 1.37
1927 34 2 Teams NL MLB PIT-NYG P 8 19.0 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.89 0.50
1927 34 PIT NL MLB PIT P 5 7.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.57 0.40
1927 34 NYG NL MLB NYG P 3 12.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.50 0.67
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1928 35 PHA AL MLB PHA LF 1
1928 35 PHA AL MLB PHA OF 1 8.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 1.00
1928 35 PHA AL MLB PHA P 11 35.0 15 5 10 0 1 1.000 3.86 1.36
1929 36 Portland PCL AA OF 27 33 30 1 2 .939 1.15
1931 38 Allentown EL A OF 76 137 125 10 2 .985 1.78
MLB (2 seasons) MLB CF 3
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 5
MLB (5 seasons) MLB OF 9 61.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 0.74 0.56
MLB (17 seasons) MLB P 488 3088.0 1081 208 839 34 52 .969 3.05 2.15
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 4
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 103 170 155 11 4 .976 1.61
All Levels (2 Seasons) CF 3
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 5
All Levels (7 Seasons) OF 112 61.0 175 160 11 4 0 .977 0.74 1.53
All Levels (17 Seasons) P 488 3088.0 1081 208 839 34 52 .969 3.05 2.15
All Levels (3 Seasons) RF 4
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1930 37 Allentown EL A 1 of 1
1931 38 Allentown EL A 1 of 1
2 Seasons

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1912 19 Missoula Union Association D
1912 19 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB 1
1913 20 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB 1
1914 21 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB 1
1915 22 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB 1 1915-04-15 1915-09-22
1916 23 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB 1 1916-04-12 1916-09-21
1917 24 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB 1 1917-04-11 1917-09-29
1918 25 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1918-04-19 1918-08-31
1919 26 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1919-05-15 1919-07-29
1920 27 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1920-04-17 1920-09-28
1921 28 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1921-04-15 1921-10-02
1922 29 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1922-04-18 1922-09-30
1923 30 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1923-04-19 1923-10-05
1924 31 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1924-04-16 1924-09-27
1925 32 St. Louis Browns American League MLB 1 1925-04-14 1925-09-26
1926 33 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1926-04-15 1926-06-17
1926 33 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 2 1926-07-06 1926-09-25
1927 34 Toledo Mud Hens American Association AA
1927 34 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 1 1927-04-28 1927-06-11
1927 34 New York Giants National League MLB 2 1927-07-02 1927-07-14
1928 35 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB 1 1928-05-24 1928-09-30
1929 36 Newark Bears International League AA
1929 36 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AA
1930 37 Allentown Dukes Eastern League A
1931 38 Allentown Buffaloes Eastern League A

Sabr ID: 30a2a3bd

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