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Ice Box Chamberlain

Elton P. Chamberlain (Icebox)

Positions: Pitcher, Outfielder and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Chamberlain alternated arms during at least one game.
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 168 lb.

Born: November 5, 1867 in Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: September 22, 1929 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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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
1885 17 -3.2 Hamilton Clippers CANL N/A 18 8 .692 3.85 28 1 217.1 139 93 64 189 0.934 5.8 2.7 7.8 2.95
1886 18 -4.9 Macon SOUA B 13 20 .394 2.04 5.11 34 34 29 2 273.0 256 155 62 54 168 10 20 1.136 8.4 1.8 5.5 3.11
1886 18 -7.0 AA MLB 0 3 .000 6.61 12.35 4 4 0 4 0 0 31.1 39 43 23 0 17 18 0 0 3 153 1.787 11.2 0.0 4.9 5.2 1.06
1887 19 -4.7 AA MLB 18 16 .529 3.79 6.58 36 36 0 35 1 0 309.0 340 226 130 8 117 118 14 0 17 1374 1.479 9.9 0.2 3.4 3.4 1.01
1888 20 -3.2 2 Teams AA MLB STL 25 11 .694 2.19 4.59 38 38 0 34 2 0 308.0 239 157 75 3 86 176 17 0 31 1261 1.055 7.0 0.1 2.5 5.1 2.05
1888 20 -3.2 AA MLB 14 9 .609 2.53 5.65 24 24 0 21 1 0 196.0 178 123 55 2 59 119 11 0 20 833 1.209 8.2 0.1 2.7 5.5 2.02
1888 20 -3.2 STL AA MLB STL 11 2 .846 1.61 2.73 14 14 0 13 1 0 112.0 61 34 20 1 27 57 6 0 11 428 0.786 4.9 0.1 2.2 4.6 2.11
1889 21 -2.8 STL AA MLB STL 32 15 .681 2.97 4.70 53 51 2 44 3 1 421.2 376 220 139 18 165 202 17 0 20 1808 1.283 8.0 0.4 3.5 4.3 1.22
1890 22 -2.4 2 Teams AA MLB STL 15 7 .682 2.83 4.54 30 26 3 22 6 0 210.0 175 106 66 3 96 128 8 0 15 901 1.290 7.5 0.1 4.1 5.5 1.33
1890 22 -2.4 STL AA MLB STL 3 1 .750 5.91 9.51 5 5 0 3 0 0 35.0 47 37 23 1 26 14 0 0 8 177 2.086 12.1 0.3 6.7 3.6 0.54
1890 22 -2.4 AA MLB 12 6 .667 2.21 3.55 25 21 3 19 6 0 175.0 128 69 43 2 70 114 8 0 7 724 1.131 6.6 0.1 3.6 5.9 1.63
1891 23 -0.8 AA MLB 22 23 .489 4.22 5.83 49 46 3 44 0 0 405.2 397 263 190 10 206 204 12 0 21 1822 1.486 8.8 0.2 4.6 4.5 0.99
1892 24 -1.3 CIN NL MLB CIN 19 23 .452 3.39 5.09 52 49 3 43 2 0 406.1 391 230 153 8 170 169 17 0 16 1796 1.381 8.7 0.2 3.8 3.7 0.99
1893 25 -0.2 CIN NL MLB CIN 16 12 .571 3.73 5.53 34 27 7 19 1 0 241.0 248 148 100 3 112 59 15 0 15 1088 1.494 9.3 0.1 4.2 2.2 0.53
1894 26 0.7 CIN NL MLB CIN 10 9 .526 5.77 7.85 23 22 1 18 1 0 177.2 220 155 114 10 91 57 12 0 11 835 1.750 11.1 0.5 4.6 2.9 0.63
1896 28 2.1 NL MLB 0 1 .000 7.36 9.82 2 2 0 1 0 0 11.0 21 12 9 0 5 2 1 0 0 59 2.364 17.2 0.0 4.1 1.6 0.40
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 157 120 .567 3.57 5.57 321 301 19 264 16 1 2521.2 2446 1560 999 63 1065 1133 113 0 149 11097 1.392 8.7 0.2 3.8 4.0 1.06
All Levels (11 Seasons) 188 148 .560 5.40 383 335 19 293 19 1 3012.0 2841 1808 1061 63 1183 1490 123 0 169 11097 1.336 8.5 3.5 4.5 1.26
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
1884 16 -8.2 Quincy NWES N/A 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1885 17 -6.4 Hamilton Clippers CANL N/A 37 177 28 43 12 1 0 .243 .322 57
1886 18 -7.2 Macon SOUA B 52 186 22 35 3 0 0 8 .188 .204 38
1886 18 -8.5 AA MLB 6 23 19 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .158 .304 .158 .462 3 0
1887 19 -7.4 AA MLB 37 143 131 14 26 1 1 1 16 2 12 13 .198 .266 .244 .510 32 0
1888 20 -6.6 2 Teams AA MLB STL 40 155 144 17 23 4 2 1 5 11 9 14 .160 .219 .236 .455 34 2
1888 20 -6.6 AA MLB 26 100 94 11 18 4 2 0 3 8 6 7 .191 .240 .277 .517 26 0
1888 20 -6.6 STL AA MLB STL 14 55 50 6 5 0 0 1 2 3 3 7 .100 .182 .160 .342 8 2
1889 21 -5.6 STL AA MLB STL 53 185 171 18 34 8 3 2 31 3 12 32 .199 .259 .316 .575 54 2
1890 22 -4.4 2 Teams AA MLB STL 30 87 80 9 17 3 0 0 6 2 7 .213 .276 .250 .526 20 0
1890 22 -4.4 STL AA MLB STL 5 15 15 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .267 2 0
1890 22 -4.4 AA MLB 25 72 65 8 15 3 0 0 4 2 7 .231 .306 .277 .582 18 0
1891 23 -2.9 AA MLB 54 198 176 21 33 3 5 2 19 3 21 33 .188 .278 .295 .573 52 1
1892 24 -3.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 53 167 160 13 36 3 1 2 15 1 7 17 .225 .257 .294 .551 47 0
1893 25 -2.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 34 104 97 9 19 4 1 0 10 3 5 10 .196 .250 .258 .508 25 2
1894 26 -1.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 23 80 70 10 22 7 1 1 7 2 7 5 .314 .377 .486 .862 34 0 3
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
1895 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-B
1895 27 Warren IAOL C
1895 27 San Antonio TXSO B
1896 28 -0.1 NL MLB 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0
1899 31 Buffalo WL A
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 332 1146 1051 114 213 33 14 9 110 27 85 125 .203 .267 .286 .553 301 7 3
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 52 186 186 22 35 3 0 0 8 38
Other (2 seasons) Other 39 185 185 28 43 12 1 0 .232 .308 57
All Levels (14 Seasons) 423 1517 1422 164 291 48 15 9 110 35 85 125 396 7 3
B (2 seasons) Minors 52 186 186 22 35 3 0 0 8 38
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
1884 16 Quincy NWES N/A 3B 2
1886 18 Macon SOUA B 1B 1
1886 18 Macon SOUA B 3B 6
1886 18 Macon SOUA B OF 16
1886 18 Macon SOUA B P 34
1886 18 AA MLB OF 2 10.0 2 0 0 2 0 .000 0.00 0.00
1886 18 AA MLB P 4 31.0 10 4 4 2 0 .800 2.32 2.00
1886 18 AA MLB RF 2
1887 19 AA MLB LF 1
1887 19 AA MLB OF 2 24.0 6 4 1 1 0 .833 1.88 2.50
1887 19 AA MLB P 36 309.0 87 12 65 10 2 .885 2.24 2.14
1887 19 AA MLB RF 1
1888 20 2 Teams AA MLB STL OF 5 21.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 0.60
1888 20 2 Teams AA MLB STL P 38 308.0 81 16 62 3 0 .963 2.28 2.05
1888 20 AA MLB OF 4 19.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.42 0.75
1888 20 AA MLB P 24 196.0 57 9 45 3 0 .947 2.48 2.25
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
1888 20 STL AA MLB STL OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1888 20 STL AA MLB STL P 14 112.0 24 7 17 0 0 1.000 1.93 1.71
1889 21 STL AA MLB STL 2B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1889 21 STL AA MLB STL P 53 422.0 89 15 67 7 0 .921 1.75 1.55
1890 22 2 Teams AA MLB STL P 30 210.0 45 8 32 5 0 .889 1.71 1.33
1890 22 STL AA MLB STL P 5 35.0 10 2 7 1 0 .900 2.31 1.80
1890 22 AA MLB P 25 175.0 35 6 25 4 0 .886 1.59 1.24
1891 23 AA MLB CF 1
1891 23 AA MLB LF 1
1891 23 AA MLB OF 6 28.0 6 2 3 1 1 .833 1.61 0.83
1891 23 AA MLB P 49 406.0 119 20 89 10 2 .916 2.42 2.22
1891 23 AA MLB RF 4
1892 24 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 1 13.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.08 3.00
1892 24 CIN NL MLB CIN P 52 406.0 92 16 67 9 0 .902 1.84 1.60
1892 24 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 1
1893 25 CIN NL MLB CIN P 34 241.0 59 8 46 5 0 .915 2.02 1.59
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
1894 26 CIN NL MLB CIN P 23 178.0 37 6 28 3 1 .919 1.72 1.48
1896 28 NL MLB P 2 11.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.82 0.50
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 2
MLB (5 seasons) MLB OF 16 96.0 20 12 4 4 1 .800 1.50 1.00
MLB (10 seasons) MLB P 321 2522.0 620 105 461 54 5 .913 2.02 1.76
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 8
All Levels (2 Seasons) 3B 8
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 2
All Levels (5 Seasons) OF 32 96.0 20 12 4 4 1
All Levels (10 Seasons) P 355 2522.0 620 105 461 54 5
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 8
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: ac500d52

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