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Bill Hoffer

William Leopold Hoffer (Chick or Wizard)

Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 155 lb.

Born: November 8, 1870 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Died: July 21, 1959 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

Major League Stats

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
1891 20 -2.2 Cedar Rapids ILIA N/A 16 12 .571 0.91 6.00 30 28 26 1 246.0 233 164 25 129 69 1.472 8.5 4.7 2.5 0.53
1892 21 -2.0 Joliet/Aurora ILIA N/A 2 2 .500 2.72 7.12 5 0 43.0 41 34 13 17 25 1.349 8.6 3.6 5.2 1.47
1892 21 -4.3 Toledo WL A 1 0 1.000 1.00 4.00 1 1 1 9.0 6 4 1 2 2 0.889 6.0 2.0 2.0 1.00
1893 22 -4.1 Buffalo EL N/A 3 4 .429 2.82 6.31 9 8 6 0 67.0 72 47 21 23 19 1.418 9.7 3.1 2.6 0.83
1893 22 -2.2 Nashville SOUA B 14 17 .452 37 33 30 1
1894 23 -2.9 Buffalo EL N/A 52
1895 24 -1.6 NL MLB 31 6 .838 3.21 4.18 41 38 3 32 4 0 314.0 296 146 112 9 124 80 19 0 3 1349 1.338 8.5 0.3 3.6 2.3 0.65
1896 25 -0.9 NL MLB 25 7 .781 3.38 4.40 35 35 0 32 3 0 309.0 317 151 116 1 95 93 12 0 7 1311 1.333 9.2 0.0 2.8 2.7 0.98
1897 26 0.3 NL MLB 22 11 .667 4.30 5.58 38 33 4 29 1 0 303.1 350 188 145 5 104 62 17 0 4 1342 1.497 10.4 0.1 3.1 1.8 0.60
1898 27 1.2 2 Teams NL MLB PIT 3 4 .429 4.68 7.03 8 7 1 7 0 0 65.1 88 51 34 0 31 16 1 0 2 307 1.821 12.1 0.0 4.3 2.2 0.52
1898 27 1.2 NL MLB 0 4 .000 7.34 11.53 4 4 0 4 0 0 34.1 62 44 28 0 16 5 1 0 1 177 2.272 16.3 0.0 4.2 1.3 0.31
1898 27 1.2 PIT NL MLB PIT 3 0 1.000 1.74 2.03 4 3 1 3 0 0 31.0 26 7 6 0 15 11 0 0 1 130 1.323 7.5 0.0 4.4 3.2 0.73
1899 28 1.7 PIT NL MLB PIT 8 10 .444 3.63 5.39 23 19 4 15 2 0 163.2 169 98 66 5 64 44 10 0 3 709 1.424 9.3 0.3 3.5 2.4 0.69
1900 29 3.2 Cleveland AL A 16 12 .571 4.18 30 29 27 3 252.0 265 117 50 72 1.250 9.5 1.8 2.6 1.44
1901 30 6.1 Sacramento CALL N/A 2 10 .167 12
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
1901 30 3.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 3 8 .273 4.55 7.09 16 10 6 10 0 3 99.0 113 78 50 2 35 19 1 1 3 435 1.495 10.3 0.2 3.2 1.7 0.54
1902 31 3.5 Des Moines WL A 29 251 111 43
1904 33 6.5 Des Moines WL A 31 71
1907 36 11.4 Oklahoma City WA C 9 2 .818 11
1908 37 11.4 Oklahoma City WA C 10 7 .588 20
1909 38 13.3 Cedar Rapids IIIL B 3 6 .333 9
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 92 46 .667 3.75 5.11 161 142 18 125 10 3 1254.1 1333 712 523 22 453 314 60 1 22 5453 1.424 9.6 0.2 3.3 2.3 0.69
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 53 44 168 63 58 4 261.0 522 232 1 166 74
Other (5 seasons) Other 23 28 108 36 32 1 356.0 346 245 59 169 113
All Levels (16 Seasons) 168 118 437 241 18 215 15 3 1871.1 2201 1189 583 22 788 501 60 1 22 5453
C (2 seasons) Minors 19 9 .679 31
B (2 seasons) Minors 17 23 .425 46 33 30 1
A (4 seasons) Minors 17 12 91 30 28 3 261.0 522 232 1 166 74 2.364
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
1891 20 -6.5 Cedar Rapids ILIA N/A 40 153 23 35 5 3 2 9 .229 .340 52 2
1892 21 -4.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs N/A 14 53 53 7 11 1 1 0 1 14 0
1892 21 -4.8 Joliet/Aurora ILIA N/A 14 53 7 11 1 1 0 1 .208 .264 14 0
1892 21 Marinette WIMI N/A
1892 21 -6.1 Toledo WL A 1 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 2
1893 22 -5.8 Buffalo EL N/A 9 26 7 4 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 4
1893 22 -5.1 Nashville SOUA B 56 189 27 55 9 2 2 .291 .392 74
1894 23 -5.2 Buffalo EL N/A 76 282 63 91 17 3 10 5 .323 .511 144
1895 24 -3.9 NL MLB 41 142 126 22 27 3 1 0 9 0 8 15 .214 .288 .254 .542 32 5 3
1896 25 -3.1 NL MLB 35 143 125 23 38 7 4 0 15 8 12 12 .304 .379 .424 .803 53 3 3
1897 26 -2.1 NL MLB 42 149 139 20 33 8 1 1 16 2 6 20 .237 .279 .331 .610 46 2 2
1898 27 -1.1 2 Teams NL MLB PIT 12 39 35 2 6 1 1 0 4 0 4 6 .171 .256 .257 .514 9 0 0
1898 27 -1.1 NL MLB 8 28 24 2 5 1 0 0 4 0 4 3 .208 .321 .250 .571 6 0 0
1898 27 -1.1 PIT NL MLB PIT 4 11 11 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 .091 .091 .273 .364 3 0 0
1899 28 0.1 PIT NL MLB PIT 33 97 91 12 18 2 0 0 2 1 1 14 .198 .247 .220 .467 20 5 0
1900 29 0.8 Cleveland AL A 43 126 19 24 6 0 0 1 .190 .238 30 6
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
1901 30 2.9 Sacramento CALL N/A 49 171 42 .246
1901 30 2.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 17 48 44 3 6 0 2 0 2 0 3 11 .136 .208 .227 .436 10 1 0
1902 31 2.5 Des Moines WL A 77 247 63 .255
1903 32 3.7 Des Moines WL A 67 249 70 .281
1904 33 5.3 Des Moines WL A 32 91 20 .220
1907 36 10.1 Oklahoma City WA C 12 29 5 .172
1908 37 10.0 Oklahoma City WA C 22 57 6 2 0 0 .105 .140 8
1909 38 12.4 Cedar Rapids IIIL B
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 180 618 560 82 128 21 9 1 48 11 34 78 .229 .292 .304 .595 170 16 8
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 310 998 992 47 244 18 2 2 1 114 6
Other (5 seasons) Other 188 687 685 100 183 23 7 12 15 214 2
All Levels (17 Seasons) 678 2303 2237 229 555 62 18 15 48 27 34 78 498 16 16
C (2 seasons) Minors 34 86 86 11 2 0 0 .128 8
B (2 seasons) Minors 56 189 189 27 55 9 2 2 74
A (5 seasons) Minors 220 723 717 20 178 7 0 0 1 .248 32 6
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
1891 20 Cedar Rapids ILIA N/A 2B 1
1891 20 Cedar Rapids ILIA N/A OF 9
1891 20 Cedar Rapids ILIA N/A P 30
1892 21 Joliet/Aurora ILIA N/A 1B 3
1892 21 Joliet/Aurora ILIA N/A OF 4
1892 21 Joliet/Aurora ILIA N/A P 5
1893 22 Buffalo EL N/A P 9
1893 22 Nashville SOUA B OF 23
1893 22 Nashville SOUA B P 37
1894 23 Buffalo EL N/A OF 25
1894 23 Buffalo EL N/A P 52
1895 24 NL MLB P 41 314.0 72 15 55 2 2 .972 2.01 1.71
1896 25 NL MLB P 35 309.0 107 15 83 9 6 .916 2.85 2.80
1897 26 NL MLB 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
1897 26 NL MLB LF 2
1897 26 NL MLB OF 4 31.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.03 1.75
1897 26 NL MLB P 38 303.0 90 22 64 4 4 .956 2.55 2.26
1897 26 NL MLB RF 1
1898 27 2 Teams NL MLB PIT P 8 65.0 16 3 13 0 0 1.000 2.22 2.00
1898 27 NL MLB OF 4 20.0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 1.80 1.00
1898 27 NL MLB P 4 34.0 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 2.12 2.00
1898 27 PIT NL MLB PIT P 4 31.0 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 2.32 2.00
1899 28 PIT NL MLB PIT 2B 1 3.0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 3.00 1.00
1899 28 PIT NL MLB PIT LF 6
1899 28 PIT NL MLB PIT OF 6 67.0 21 17 2 2 0 .905 2.55 3.17
1899 28 PIT NL MLB PIT P 23 164.0 55 13 37 5 2 .909 2.74 2.17
1900 29 Cleveland AL A 2B 2
1900 29 Cleveland AL A OF 10
1900 29 Cleveland AL A P 30
1901 30 Sacramento CALL N/A OF 33 65 54 7 4 .938 1.85
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
1901 30 CLE AL MLB CLE P 16 99.0 35 5 29 1 1 .971 3.09 2.13
1901 30 CLE AL MLB CLE SS 1 11.0 7 3 2 2 0 .714 4.09 5.00
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 8
MLB (3 seasons) MLB OF 14 118.0 33 28 2 3 0 .909 2.29 2.14
MLB (6 seasons) MLB P 161 1254.0 375 73 281 21 15 .944 2.54 2.20
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 33
Minors (2 seasons) Minors P 67
Other (4 seasons) Other OF 71 65 54 7 4
Other (4 seasons) Other P 96
All Levels (3 Seasons) 2B 4 3.0 2 0 1 1 0
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 8
All Levels (9 Seasons) OF 118 118.0 98 82 9 7 0
All Levels (11 Seasons) P 324 1254.0 375 73 281 21 15
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1904 33 Des Moines WL A 1 of 1
1 Season

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.

Sabr ID: 7b956b24

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