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Lew Ritter

Lewis Elmer Ritter (Old Dog)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 150 lb.

Born: September 7, 1875 in Liverpool, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 27, 1952 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Major League Stats

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
1896 20 Milton CPAL N/A
1897 21 Lockhaven/Shamokin CPAL F
1898 22 2 Teams WL A 56 4 3 0
1898 22 -6.1 Minneapolis WL A 56 4 3 0
1898 22 -6.1 St. Paul WL A
1898 22 -6.1 St. Paul WL A
1899 23 -4.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A 6 15 15 3 4 0 0 0 0 4
1899 23 -4.7 Dubuque/Quincy WA B 6 15 3 4 0 0 0 0 .267 .267 4
1899 23 St. Paul WL A
1900 24 -2.4 Wheeling ISLG B 86 306 48 81 10 4 0 15 .265 .324 99
1901 25 -2.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-A 110 389 389 105
1901 25 -2.9 Binghamton NYSL C 110 389 105 .270
1901 25 -3.5 Toronto EL A
1902 26 -1.6 Binghamton NYSL B 109 411 114 .277
1902 26 -2.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 16 61 57 5 12 1 0 0 2 2 1 8 .211 .237 .228 .465 13 1 2
1903 27 -1.1 BRO NL MLB BRO 78 288 259 26 61 9 6 0 37 9 19 30 .236 .290 .317 .607 82 1 9
1904 28 0.1 BRO NL MLB BRO 72 241 214 23 53 4 1 0 19 17 20 34 .248 .318 .276 .593 59 2 5
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
1905 29 0.6 BRO NL MLB BRO 92 334 311 32 68 10 5 1 28 16 15 39 .219 .255 .293 .547 91 0 8
1906 30 1.5 BRO NL MLB BRO 73 250 226 22 47 1 3 0 15 6 16 20 .208 .263 .239 .502 54 1 7
1907 31 2.8 BRO NL MLB BRO 93 298 271 15 55 6 1 0 17 5 18 40 .203 .255 .232 .488 63 1 8
1908 32 3.7 BRO NL MLB BRO 38 108 99 6 19 2 1 0 2 0 7 9 .192 .245 .232 .478 23 0 2
1909 33 3.4 Kansas City AA A 81 239 23 42 4 2 0 10 .176 .209 50 13
1910 34 4.4 Kansas City AA A 67 175 46 6 2 0 .263 .320 56
1911 35 2 Teams AA A
1911 35 5.6 Kansas City AA A
1911 35 5.6 Indianapolis AA A
1912 36 7.1 Utica NYSL B 139 458 113 .247
1913 37 8.3 Elmira NYSL B 116 346 94 .272
1914 38 8.2 Elmira NYSL B 96 278 51 .183
1915 39 9.1 Elmira NYSL B 57 178 40 .225
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 462 1580 1437 129 315 33 17 1 120 55 96 180 .219 .271 .268 .539 385 6 41
Minors (13 seasons) Minors 923 2808 2795 74 690 24 11 0 25 209 13
All Levels (20 Seasons) 1385 4388 4232 203 1005 57 28 1 120 80 96 180 594 6 54
B (7 seasons) Minors 609 1992 1992 51 497 10 4 0 15 .249 103
A (6 seasons) Minors 204 427 414 23 88 14 7 0 10 106 13
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
1898 22 2 Teams WL A C 6
1898 22 Minneapolis WL A
1898 22 St. Paul WL A
1900 24 Wheeling ISLG B 1B 3
1900 24 Wheeling ISLG B 3B 1
1900 24 Wheeling ISLG B C 69
1900 24 Wheeling ISLG B OF 10
1900 24 Wheeling ISLG B SS 1
1901 25 Binghamton NYSL C C 110 498 381 99 18 .964 4.36
1902 26 BRO NL MLB BRO C 16 143.0 112 91 18 3 2 .973 6.86 6.81 2 23 14 38%
1903 27 BRO NL MLB BRO C 74 626.0 414 309 80 25 6 .940 5.59 5.26 2 140 68 33%
1903 27 BRO NL MLB BRO CF 1
1903 27 BRO NL MLB BRO LF 1
1903 27 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 2 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1904 28 BRO NL MLB BRO 2B 5 41.0 21 9 11 1 6 .952 4.39 4.00
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
1904 28 BRO NL MLB BRO 3B 1 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.00
1904 28 BRO NL MLB BRO C 57 488.0 349 249 88 12 7 .966 6.22 5.91 4 71 64 47%
1905 29 BRO NL MLB BRO 3B 2 12.0 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 3.75 2.50
1905 29 BRO NL MLB BRO C 84 703.0 529 397 106 26 4 .951 6.44 5.99 9 137 83 38%
1905 29 BRO NL MLB BRO CF 1
1905 29 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 4 31.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.03 1.75
1905 29 BRO NL MLB BRO RF 3
1906 30 BRO NL MLB BRO 1B 3 23.0 27 26 0 1 1 .963 10.17 8.67
1906 30 BRO NL MLB BRO 3B 2 21.0 8 1 5 2 0 .750 2.57 3.00
1906 30 BRO NL MLB BRO C 53 421.0 278 211 61 6 4 .978 5.81 5.13 6 63 44 41%
1906 30 BRO NL MLB BRO LF 5
1906 30 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 9 90.0 22 19 2 1 0 .955 2.10 2.33
1906 30 BRO NL MLB BRO RF 5
1907 31 BRO NL MLB BRO C 89 749.0 510 391 103 16 11 .969 5.94 5.55 8 114 76 40%
1908 32 BRO NL MLB BRO C 37 255.0 180 132 41 7 0 .961 6.11 4.68 3 41 28 41%
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
1909 33 Kansas City AA A C 81 369 272 88 9 .976 4.44 8
1911 35 2 Teams AA A C 134 693 553 134 6 .991 5.13
1911 35 Kansas City AA A
1911 35 Indianapolis AA A
1913 37 Elmira NYSL B C 115 681 552 120 9 .987 5.84
1914 38 Elmira NYSL B C 96
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 3B 5 36.0 14 3 9 2 0 .857 3.00 2.40
MLB (7 seasons) MLB C 410 3385.0 2372 1780 497 95 34 .960 6.05 5.55 34 589 377 39%
MLB (2 seasons) MLB CF 2
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 6
MLB (3 seasons) MLB OF 15 124.0 29 26 2 1 0 .966 2.03 1.87
MLB (2 seasons) MLB RF 8
Minors (7 seasons) Minors C 611 2241 1758 441 42 8
All Levels (2 Seasons) 1B 6 23.0 27 26 0 1 1
All Levels (4 Seasons) 3B 6 36.0 14 3 9 2 0
All Levels (14 Seasons) C 1021 3385.0 4613 3538 938 137 34 42 589 377 39%
All Levels (2 Seasons) CF 2
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 6
All Levels (4 Seasons) OF 25 124.0 29 26 2 1 0
All Levels (2 Seasons) RF 8
A (7 seasons) Minors C 611 2241 1758 441 42 .981 3.60 8
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1893 17 York PASL N/A 1 of 2
1913 37 Elmira NYSL B 1 of 2
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.

Sabr ID: 51452a93

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