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Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby (Rajah)

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: April 27, 1896 in Winters, Texas, United States
Died: January 5, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
High School: Northside HS (Fort Worth, TX)

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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
1914 18 2 Teams TXOK D
1914 18 -5.6 Hugo TXOK D
1914 18 -5.6 Denison TXOK D
1915 19 -5.5 Denison WA D 119 429 119 26 2 4 .277 .375 161
1915 19 -8.6 STL NL MLB STL 18 61 57 5 14 2 0 0 4 0 2 2 6 .246 .271 .281 .552 16 0 2
1916 20 -7.7 STL NL MLB STL 139 550 495 63 155 17 15 6 65 17 40 63 .313 .369 .444 .814 220 4 11
1917 21 -6.7 STL NL MLB STL 145 589 523 86 171 24 17 8 66 17 45 34 .327 .385 .484 .868 253 4 17
1918 22 -6.2 STL NL MLB STL 115 466 416 51 117 19 11 5 60 8 40 43 .281 .349 .416 .764 173 3 7
1919 23 -5.4 STL NL MLB STL 138 577 512 68 163 15 9 8 71 17 48 41 .318 .384 .430 .814 220 7 10
1920 24 -4.3 STL NL MLB STL 149 660 589 96 218 44 20 9 94 12 15 60 50 .370 .431 .559 .990 329 3 8
1921 25 -3.2 STL NL MLB STL 154 674 592 131 235 44 18 21 126 13 13 60 48 .397 .458 .639 1.097 378 7 15
1922 26 -2.4 STL NL MLB STL 154 704 623 141 250 46 14 42 152 17 12 65 50 .401 .459 .722 1.181 450 1 15
1923 27 -1.3 STL NL MLB STL 107 487 424 89 163 32 10 17 83 3 7 55 29 .384 .459 .627 1.086 266 3 5
1924 28 -0.4 STL NL MLB STL 143 640 536 121 227 43 14 25 94 5 12 89 32 .424 .507 .696 1.203 373 2 13
1925 29 0.4 STL NL MLB STL 138 605 504 133 203 41 10 39 143 5 3 83 39 .403 .489 .756 1.245 381 2 16
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
1926 30 1.3 STL NL MLB STL 134 604 527 96 167 34 5 11 93 3 61 39 .317 .388 .463 .851 244 0 16
1927 31 2.0 NYG NL MLB NYG 155 684 568 133 205 32 9 26 125 9 86 38 .361 .448 .586 1.035 333 4 26
1928 32 3.4 BSN NL MLB BSN 140 619 486 99 188 42 7 21 94 5 107 41 .387 .498 .632 1.130 307 1 25
1929 33 4.3 CHC NL MLB CHC 156 712 602 156 229 47 8 39 149 2 87 65 .380 .459 .679 1.139 409 1 22
1930 34 5.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 42 120 104 15 32 5 1 2 18 0 12 12 .308 .385 .433 .817 45 1 3
1931 35 6.2 CHC NL MLB CHC 100 418 357 64 118 37 1 16 90 1 56 23 .331 .421 .574 .996 205 0 5
1932 36 7.3 CHC NL MLB CHC 19 70 58 10 13 2 0 1 7 0 10 4 .224 .357 .310 .667 18 2 0
1933 37 8.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB STL-SLB 57 108 92 11 30 7 0 3 23 1 0 14 7 .326 .426 .500 .926 46 3 2 0
1933 37 8.0 STL NL MLB STL 46 97 83 9 27 6 0 2 21 1 12 6 .325 .423 .470 .893 39 3 2 0
1933 37 8.7 SLB AL MLB SLB 11 11 9 2 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 .333 .455 .778 1.232 7 0 0
1934 38 9.7 SLB AL MLB SLB 24 31 23 2 7 2 0 1 11 0 0 7 4 .304 .484 .522 1.006 12 1 0
1935 39 10.7 SLB AL MLB SLB 10 27 24 1 5 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 6 .208 .296 .333 .630 8 0 0
1936 40 11.6 SLB AL MLB SLB 2 6 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .400 .500 .400 .900 2 0 0
1937 41 12.5 SLB AL MLB SLB 20 63 56 7 18 3 0 1 11 0 0 7 5 .321 .397 .429 .825 24 0 0
1938 42 14.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A1 19 30 30 4 0 0 1 .133 .233 7
1938 42 14.9 Chattanooga SOUA A1 3 3 2 0 0 1 .667 1.667 5
1938 42 14.5 Baltimore IL AA 16 27 2 0 0 0 .074 .074 2
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
1940 44 17.3 Oklahoma City TL A1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
1942 46 19.7 Fort Worth TL A1 1 4 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
1944 48 Veracruz MEX Ind
MLB (23 seasons) MLB 2259 9475 8173 1579 2930 541 169 301 1584 135 64 1038 679 .358 .434 .577 1.010 4712 3 48 216
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 140 464 464 125 26 2 5 170
All Levels (28 Seasons) 2399 9939 8637 1579 3055 567 171 306 1584 135 64 1038 679 4882 3 48 216
D (2 seasons) Minors 119 429 429 119 26 2 4 161
A1 (3 seasons) Minors 5 8 8 4 0 0 1 .500 .875 7
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
1915 19 Denison WA D SS 120
1915 19 STL NL MLB STL SS 18 158.0 102 48 46 8 12 .922 5.35 5.22
1916 20 STL NL MLB STL 1B 15 128.0 157 150 5 2 6 .987 10.90 10.33
1916 20 STL NL MLB STL 2B 1 2.0 8 3 4 1 0 .875 31.50 7.00
1916 20 STL NL MLB STL 3B 83 689.0 276 82 174 20 7 .928 3.34 3.08
1916 20 STL NL MLB STL SS 45 385.0 244 90 132 22 22 .910 5.19 4.93
1917 21 STL NL MLB STL SS 144 1274.0 847 268 527 52 82 .939 5.62 5.52
1918 22 STL NL MLB STL CF 1
1918 22 STL NL MLB STL OF 3 23.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.17 1.00
1918 22 STL NL MLB STL RF 3
1918 22 STL NL MLB STL SS 109 962.0 688 208 434 46 58 .933 6.01 5.89
1919 23 STL NL MLB STL 1B 5 43.0 48 48 0 0 1 1.000 10.05 9.60
1919 23 STL NL MLB STL 2B 25 216.0 152 46 101 5 16 .967 6.12 5.88
1919 23 STL NL MLB STL 3B 72 635.0 240 73 151 16 12 .933 3.17 3.11
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
1919 23 STL NL MLB STL SS 37 319.0 194 66 115 13 12 .933 5.11 4.89
1920 24 STL NL MLB STL 2B 149 1349.0 901 343 524 34 76 .962 5.78 5.82
1921 25 STL NL MLB STL 1B 1 9.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 8.00 8.00
1921 25 STL NL MLB STL 2B 142 1265.0 807 305 477 25 59 .969 5.56 5.51
1921 25 STL NL MLB STL 3B 3 18.0 5 2 2 1 0 .800 2.00 1.33
1921 25 STL NL MLB STL LF 6
1921 25 STL NL MLB STL OF 6 50.0 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 2.52 2.33
1921 25 STL NL MLB STL SS 3 27.0 20 11 8 1 3 .950 6.33 6.33
1922 26 STL NL MLB STL 2B 154 1358.0 901 398 473 30 81 .967 5.77 5.66
1923 27 STL NL MLB STL 1B 10 140.0 149 131 16 2 14 .987 9.45 14.70
1923 27 STL NL MLB STL 2B 96 791.0 494 192 283 19 47 .962 5.40 4.95
1924 28 STL NL MLB STL 2B 143 1266.0 848 301 517 30 102 .965 5.82 5.72
1925 29 STL NL MLB STL 2B 136 1167.0 737 287 416 34 95 .954 5.42 5.17
1926 30 STL NL MLB STL 2B 134 1168.0 705 245 433 27 73 .962 5.22 5.06
1927 31 NYG NL MLB NYG 2B 155 1383.0 906 299 582 25 98 .972 5.73 5.68
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 32 BSN NL MLB BSN 2B 140 1231.0 766 295 450 21 85 .973 5.45 5.32
1929 33 CHC NL MLB CHC 2B 156 1388.0 856 286 547 23 106 .973 5.40 5.34
1930 34 CHC NL MLB CHC 2B 25 199.0 131 44 76 11 16 .916 5.43 4.80
1931 35 CHC NL MLB CHC 2B 69 588.0 328 107 205 16 24 .951 4.78 4.52
1931 35 CHC NL MLB CHC 3B 26 221.0 77 21 50 6 6 .922 2.89 2.73
1932 36 CHC NL MLB CHC 3B 6 46.0 15 1 10 4 0 .733 2.15 1.83
1932 36 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 10 91.0 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.58 1.60
1932 36 CHC NL MLB CHC RF 10
1933 37 STL NL MLB STL 2B 17 140.0 61 24 35 2 7 .967 3.79 3.47
1934 38 SLB AL MLB SLB 3B 1 8.0 4 1 3 0 1 1.000 4.50 4.00
1934 38 SLB AL MLB SLB OF 1 8.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 1.00
1934 38 SLB AL MLB SLB RF 1
1935 39 SLB AL MLB SLB 1B 3 29.0 37 36 1 0 1 1.000 11.48 12.33
1935 39 SLB AL MLB SLB 2B 2 9.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.50
1935 39 SLB AL MLB SLB 3B 1 8.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.38 3.00
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
1936 40 SLB AL MLB SLB 1B 1 9.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 10.00 10.00
1937 41 SLB AL MLB SLB 2B 17 122.0 75 30 41 4 10 .947 5.24 4.18
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 1B 35 358.0 409 383 22 4 22 .990 10.18 11.57
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 2B 1561 13642.0 8679 3206 5166 307 895 .965 5.52 5.36
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 3B 192 1625.0 620 181 392 47 26 .924 3.17 2.98
MLB (4 seasons) MLB OF 20 172.0 34 34 0 0 0 1.000 1.78 1.70
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 14
MLB (6 seasons) MLB SS 356 3125.0 2095 691 1262 142 189 .932 5.62 5.49
All Levels (6 Seasons) 1B 35 358.0 409 383 22 4 22 .990 10.18 11.57
All Levels (17 Seasons) 2B 1561 13642.0 8679 3206 5166 307 895 .965 5.52 5.36
All Levels (7 Seasons) 3B 192 1625.0 620 181 392 47 26 .924 3.17 2.98
All Levels (4 Seasons) OF 20 172.0 34 34 0 0 0 1.000 1.78 1.70
All Levels (3 Seasons) RF 14
All Levels (6 Seasons) SS 476 3125.0 2095 691 1262 142 189
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1925 29 St. Louis NL MLB STL 1 of 2 153 77 76 .503
1926 30 St. Louis NL MLB STL 1 of 1 156 89 65 .578
1927 31 New York NL MLB NYG 1 of 2 155 92 62 .597
1928 32 Boston NL MLB BSN 1 of 2 153 50 103 .327
1930 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 2 156 90 64 .584
1931 35 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 156 84 70 .545
1932 36 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 2 154 90 64 .584
1933 37 St. Louis AL MLB SLB 1 of 3 153 55 96 .364
1934 38 St. Louis AL MLB SLB 1 of 1 154 67 85 .441
1935 39 St. Louis AL MLB SLB 1 of 1 155 65 87 .428
1936 40 St. Louis AL MLB SLB 1 of 1 155 57 95 .375
1937 41 St. Louis AL MLB SLB 1 of 2 156 46 108 .299
1938 42 Chattanooga SOUA A1 1 of 2
1939 43 Baltimore IL AA 1 of 1
1940 44 Oklahoma City TL A1 1 of 2
1941 45 Oklahoma City TL A1 CLE 1 of 2
1942 46 Fort Worth TL A1 1 of 1
1950 54 Beaumont TL AA NYY 1 of 1 153 91 62 .595
1951 55 Seattle PCL AAA 1 of 1 167 99 68 .593
1952 56 St. Louis AL MLB SLB 1 of 2 155 64 90 .416
1952 56 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 3 154 69 85 .448
1953 57 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 2 155 68 86 .442
21 Seasons 2640 1253 1366 .478
MLB (14 seasons) 2320 1063 1236 .462
A1 (4 seasons)
AA (2 seasons) 153 91 62 .595
AAA (1 season) 167 99 68 .593

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
1914 18 Hugo Scouts Texas-Oklahoma League D 1
1914 18 Denison Champions Texas-Oklahoma League D 2
1915 19 Denison Railroaders Western Association D
1915 19 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1915-09-10 1915-10-03
1916 20 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1916-04-12 1916-10-01
1917 21 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1917-04-11 1917-09-30
1918 22 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1918-04-16 1918-09-02
1919 23 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1919-04-23 1919-09-28
1920 24 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
1921 25 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1921-04-13 1921-10-02
1922 26 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1922-04-12 1922-10-01
1923 27 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1923-04-17 1923-09-09
1924 28 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1924-04-15 1924-09-28
1925 29 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1925-04-14 1925-09-27
1926 30 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1926-04-13 1926-09-24
1927 31 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
1928 32 Boston Braves National League MLB 1 1928-04-11 1928-09-29
1929 33 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1929-04-16 1929-10-06
1930 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1
1931 35 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1
1932 36 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1
1933 37 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1
1933 37 St. Louis Browns American League MLB 2
1934 38 St. Louis Browns American League MLB 1
1935 39 St. Louis Browns American League MLB 1
1936 40 St. Louis Browns American League MLB 1
1937 41 St. Louis Browns American League MLB 1
1938 42 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association A1
1938 42 Baltimore Orioles International League AA
1939 43 Did Not Play
1940 44 Oklahoma City Indians Texas League A1
1941 45 Did Not Play
1942 46 Fort Worth Cats Texas League A1
1944 48 Veracruz Azules Mexican League Ind

Sabr ID: b5854fe4

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