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Lefty O'Doul

Francis Joseph O'Doul

Positions: Outfielder and Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: March 4, 1897 in San Francisco, California, United States
Died: December 7, 1969 in San Francisco, California, United States
High School: Bay View HS (San Francisco, CA)

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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
1917 20 -7.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA 22 54 54 14 0 0 0 .259 .259 14
1917 20 -7.1 Des Moines WL A 19 52 14 0 0 0 .269 .269 14
1917 20 -7.8 San Francisco PCL AA 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1918 21 -7.9 San Francisco PCL AA 49 120 24 3 0 1 .200 .250 30
1919 22 -5.9 NYY AL MLB NYY 19 17 16 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 .250 .294 .250 .544 4 0 0
1920 23 -5.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 13 13 12 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .167 .231 .250 .481 3 0 0
1921 24 -5.1 San Francisco PCL AA 74 136 46 7 2 5 .338 .529 72
1922 25 -3.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 8 9 9 0 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .444 .778 4 0 0
1923 26 -2.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 36 39 35 2 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 3 .143 .189 .143 .332 5 0 2
1924 27 -1.6 Salt Lake City PCL AA 140 416 163 31 4 11 .392 .565 235
1925 28 -0.5 Salt Lake City PCL AA 198 825 309 63 17 24 .375 .579 478
1926 29 0.5 Hollywood PCL AA 180 659 223 29 3 20 .338 .483 318
1927 30 1.6 San Francisco PCL AA 189 736 278 43 4 33 .378 .582 428
1928 31 2.4 NYG NL MLB NYG 114 390 354 67 113 19 4 8 46 9 30 8 .319 .372 .463 .836 164 0 6
1929 32 3.3 PHI NL MLB PHI 154 731 638 152 254 35 6 32 122 2 76 19 .398 .465 .622 1.087 397 4 13
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
1930 33 4.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 140 606 528 122 202 37 7 22 97 3 63 21 .383 .453 .604 1.057 319 5 10
1931 34 5.2 BRO NL MLB BRO 134 564 512 85 172 32 11 7 75 5 48 16 .336 .396 .482 .879 247 3 1
1932 35 6.3 BRO NL MLB BRO 148 657 595 120 219 32 8 21 90 11 50 20 .368 .423 .555 .978 330 7 5
1933 36 7.0 2 Teams NL MLB NYG-BRO 121 436 388 45 110 14 2 14 56 3 44 23 .284 .361 .438 .799 170 10 3 1
1933 36 7.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 43 175 159 14 40 5 1 5 21 2 15 6 .252 .320 .390 .710 62 3 1 0
1933 36 7.0 NYG NL MLB NYG 78 261 229 31 70 9 1 9 35 1 29 17 .306 .388 .472 .860 108 7 2 1
1934 37 8.2 NYG NL MLB NYG 83 197 177 27 56 4 3 9 46 2 18 7 .316 .383 .525 .908 93 0 1 1
1935 38 10.5 San Francisco PCL AA 68 134 36 2 1 2 .269 .343 46
1936 39 11.9 San Francisco PCL AA 54 53 12 2 2 0 .226 .340 18
1937 40 12.4 San Francisco PCL AA 44 44 17 6 0 0 .386 .523 23
1938 41 12.3 San Francisco PCL AA 30 27 7 1 0 3 .259 .630 17
1939 42 13.0 San Francisco PCL AA 25 35 14 1 0 0 .400 .429 15
1940 43 14.9 San Francisco PCL AA 14 13 2 0 0 0 .154 .154 2
1944 47 17.7 San Francisco PCL AA 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
1945 48 18.0 San Francisco PCL AA NYG 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1956 59 30.7 Vancouver PCL Opn BAL 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 3.000 4.000 3 0 0 0 0
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 970 3659 3264 624 1140 175 41 113 542 36 0 333 122 .349 .413 .532 .945 1736 10 23 39
Minors (16 seasons) Minors 1090 3255 3255 1 1146 188 34 99 0 0 0 0 .352 .522 1699 0 0 0 0
All Levels (27 Seasons) 2060 6914 6519 625 2286 363 75 212 542 36 0 333 122 .351 .527 3435 10 23 39 0
AA (15 seasons) Minors 1070 3202 3202 0 1131 188 33 99 0 0 0 .353 .525 1682
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1917 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA 8 6 .571 4.02 0.44 20 0 123.0 124 6 55 41 1.341 9.1 3.0
1917 20 -7.2 Des Moines WL A 8 6 .571 3.83 17 115.0 114 49 35 1.296 8.9 2.7
1917 20 -8.0 San Francisco PCL AA 0 0 6.75 6.75 3 0 8.0 10 6 6 6 2.000 11.2 6.8
1918 21 -7.1 San Francisco PCL AA 12 8 .600 2.63 3.36 27 21 185.0 149 69 54 67 1.168 7.2 3.3
1919 22 -5.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 0 3.60 10.80 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 7 6 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 27 2.200 12.6 0.0 7.2 3.6 0.50
1920 23 -4.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 0 4.91 4.91 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.2 4 2 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 17 1.636 9.8 0.0 4.9 4.9 1.00
1921 24 -3.2 San Francisco PCL AA 25 9 .735 2.39 3.63 47 312.0 314 126 83 92 1.301 9.1 2.7
1922 25 -2.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 0 3.38 7.31 6 0 6 0 0 0 16.0 24 13 6 0 12 5 0 0 2 80 2.250 13.5 0.0 6.8 2.8 0.42
1923 26 -1.8 BOS AL MLB BOS 1 1 .500 5.43 8.49 23 1 18 0 0 0 53.0 69 50 32 1 31 10 4 0 0 248 1.887 11.7 0.2 5.3 1.7 0.32
1924 27 -1.6 Salt Lake City PCL AA 7 9 .438 6.54 8.16 24 128.0 205 116 93 56 2.039 14.4 3.9
1927 30 2.2 San Francisco PCL AA 1 0 1.000 2.45 4.09 2 11.0 8 5 3 1 0.818 6.5 0.8
1935 38 8.8 San Francisco PCL AA 0 0 4.50 4.50 2 4.0 4 2 2 2 1.500 9.0 4.5
1937 40 10.8 San Francisco PCL AA 0 0 0.00 0.00 6 0 8.0 5 0 0 1 0.750 5.6 1.1
1938 41 11.9 San Francisco PCL AA 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.0 0.0
1939 42 12.8 San Francisco PCL AA 0 0 18.00 22.50 2 0 2.0 7 5 4 0 3.500 31.5 0.0
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
1940 43 13.9 San Francisco PCL AA 0 0 2.45 4.91 3 0 3.2 5 2 1 4 2.455 12.3 9.8
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 1 1 .500 4.87 8.23 34 1 27 0 0 0 77.2 104 71 42 1 49 19 5 0 2 372 1.970 12.1 0.1 5.7 2.2 0.39
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 53 32 .624 3.41 3.83 134 21 777.2 822 331 295 264 1.396 9.5 3.1
All Levels (14 Seasons) 54 33 .621 3.55 4.23 168 22 27 0 0 0 855.1 926 402 337 1 313 19 5 0 2 372 1.449 9.7 3.3
AA (10 seasons) Minors 45 26 .634 3.34 4.50 117 21 662.2 708 331 246 229 1.414 9.6 3.1
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
1917 20 Des Moines WL A P 17
1919 22 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1919 22 NYY AL MLB NYY P 3 5.0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 1.80 0.33
1919 22 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 1
1920 23 NYY AL MLB NYY CF 1
1920 23 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1920 23 NYY AL MLB NYY P 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1922 25 NYY AL MLB NYY P 6 16.0 5 1 4 0 1 1.000 2.81 0.83
1923 26 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 1 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 1.00
1923 26 BOS AL MLB BOS P 23 53.0 24 2 21 1 0 .958 3.91 1.00
1923 26 BOS AL MLB BOS RF 1
1924 27 Salt Lake City PCL AA OF 109 151 134 8 9 .940 1.30
1925 28 Salt Lake City PCL AA C 32 99 78 18 3 .970 3.00
1926 29 Hollywood PCL AA OF 180 341 299 29 13 .962 1.82
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
1927 30 San Francisco PCL AA OF 187 379 349 18 12 .968 1.96
1928 31 NYG NL MLB NYG LF 94
1928 31 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 94 761.0 159 149 4 6 0 .962 1.81 1.63
1929 32 PHI NL MLB PHI LF 138
1929 32 PHI NL MLB PHI OF 154 1336.0 344 320 14 10 5 .971 2.25 2.17
1929 32 PHI NL MLB PHI RF 16
1930 33 PHI NL MLB PHI LF 131
1930 33 PHI NL MLB PHI OF 131 1109.0 278 262 3 13 1 .953 2.15 2.02
1931 34 BRO NL MLB BRO LF 132
1931 34 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 132 1146.0 303 285 4 14 0 .954 2.27 2.19
1932 35 BRO NL MLB BRO LF 148
1932 35 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 148 1320.0 328 317 4 7 0 .979 2.19 2.17
1933 36 2 Teams NL MLB NYG-BRO OF 104 857.0 210 197 5 8 0 .962 2.12 1.94
1933 36 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 41 363.0 94 88 1 5 0 .947 2.21 2.17
1933 36 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 63 494.0 116 109 4 3 0 .974 2.06 1.79
1934 37 NYG NL MLB NYG LF 27
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
1934 37 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 38 312.0 63 60 1 2 0 .968 1.76 1.61
1934 37 NYG NL MLB NYG RF 11
1935 38 San Francisco PCL AA OF 66 40 33 3 4 .900 0.55
MLB (6 seasons) MLB LF 670
MLB (10 seasons) MLB OF 804 6845.0 1686 1591 35 60 6 .964 2.14 2.02
MLB (4 seasons) MLB P 34 78.0 31 3 26 2 1 .935 3.35 0.85
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 29
Minors (4 seasons) Minors OF 542 911 815 58 38 .958 1.61
All Levels (6 Seasons) LF 670
All Levels (14 Seasons) OF 1346 6845.0 2597 2406 93 98 6 .962 2.14 1.86
All Levels (5 Seasons) P 51 78.0 31 3 26 2 1
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 29
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1935 38 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1
1936 39 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1
1937 40 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1
1938 41 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1
1939 42 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1
1940 43 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1
1941 44 San Francisco PCL AA DET 1 of 1 177 81 95 .460
1942 45 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1 179 88 90 .494
1943 46 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1 156 89 66 .574
1944 47 San Francisco PCL AA 1 of 1 169 86 83 .509
1945 48 San Francisco PCL AA NYG 1 of 1 184 96 87 .525
1946 49 San Francisco PCL AAA NYG 1 of 1 183 115 68 .628
1947 50 San Francisco PCL AAA 1 of 1 187 105 82 .561
1948 51 San Francisco PCL AAA 1 of 1 190 112 76 .596
1949 52 San Francisco PCL AAA 1 of 1 187 84 103 .449
1950 53 San Francisco PCL AAA 1 of 1 203 100 100 .500
1951 54 San Francisco PCL AAA NYY 1 of 1 168 74 93 .443
1952 55 San Diego PCL Opn 1 of 1 180 88 92 .489
1953 56 San Diego PCL Opn 1 of 1 180 88 92 .489
1954 57 San Diego PCL Opn 1 of 1 169 102 67 .604
1955 58 Oakland PCL Opn 1 of 1 172 77 95 .448
1956 59 Vancouver PCL Opn BAL 1 of 1 166 67 98 .406
1957 60 Seattle PCL Opn CIN 1 of 1 168 87 80 .521
23 Seasons 3018 1539 1467 .512
AA (11 seasons) 865 440 421 .511
Opn (6 seasons) 1035 509 524 .493
AAA (6 seasons) 1118 590 522 .531

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
1917 20 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1917 20 Des Moines Boosters Western League A
1918 21 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1919 22 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1919-04-29 1919-09-26
1920 23 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1920-04-19 1920-08-16
1921 24 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1922 25 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1922-04-29 1922-07-25
1923 26 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1923-04-19 1923-09-25
1924 27 Salt Lake City Bees Pacific Coast League AA
1925 28 Salt Lake City Bees Pacific Coast League AA
1926 29 Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League AA
1927 30 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1928 31 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1928-04-11 1928-09-30
1929 32 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1929-04-18 1929-10-05
1930 33 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1
1931 34 Brooklyn Robins National League MLB 1
1932 35 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB 1
1933 36 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB 1
1933 36 New York Giants National League MLB 2
1934 37 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1935 38 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1936 39 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1937 40 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1938 41 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1939 42 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1940 43 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1944 47 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1945 48 San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League AA
1956 59 Vancouver Mounties Pacific Coast League Opn

Sabr ID: b820a06c

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