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John Shaffer

John W. Shaffer (Cannon Ball)

Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Unknown, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10"

Born: February 18, 1864 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, US
Died: November 21, 1926 in Endicott, New York, US

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
1886 22 -0.9 Atlanta SOUA B 24 11 .686 1.46 4.20 36 34 32 5 302.1 209 141 49 85 204 17 30 0.972 6.2 2.5 6.1 2.40
1886 22 -3.0 New York AA MLB 5 3 .625 1.96 3.78 8 8 0 8 1 0 69.0 40 29 15 0 29 36 1 0 4 274 1.000 5.2 0.0 3.8 4.7 1.24
1887 23 -0.7 New York AA MLB 2 11 .154 6.19 9.56 13 13 0 13 0 0 112.0 148 119 77 3 53 22 11 0 14 542 1.795 11.9 0.2 4.3 1.8 0.42
1888 24 -1.6 Birmingham SOUL N/A 11 6 .647 2.07 4.39 17 17 17 3 143.2 124 70 33 26 61 6 10 1.044 7.8 1.6 3.8 2.35
1888 24 1.2 Omaha WA A 3 4 .429 3.75 7.35 7 7 7 1 60.0 67 49 25 16 14 3 10 1.383 10.0 2.4 2.1 0.88
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 7 14 .333 4.57 7.36 21 21 0 21 1 0 181.0 188 148 92 3 82 58 12 0 18 816 1.492 9.3 0.1 4.1 2.9 0.71
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 27 15 .643 1.84 4.72 43 41 39 6 362.1 276 190 74 101 218 20 40 1.040 6.9 2.5 5.4 2.16
All Levels (3 Seasons) 45 35 .563 2.61 5.34 81 79 0 77 10 0 687.0 588 408 199 3 209 337 38 0 68 816 1.160 7.7 2.7 4.4 1.61
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
1886 22 -3.2 Atlanta SOUA B 41 140 22 23 3 0 0 7 .164 .186 26
1886 22 -4.5 New York AA MLB 8 29 25 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 4 .240 .345 .240 .585 6 0
1887 23 Jersey City INTA N/A
1887 23 -3.4 New York AA MLB 13 49 48 4 8 1 1 0 3 1 1 13 .167 .184 .229 .413 11 0
1888 24 -3.6 Birmingham SOUL N/A 20 69 9 18 4 2 0 6 .261 .377 26
1888 24 -1.6 Omaha WA A 7 25 0 2 0 0 0 0 .080 .080 2
1889 25 0.3 Evansville CISL N/A 10 36 9 6 0 0 1 1 .167 .250 9
1895 31 Salem NENA Ind
1895 31 Portland NENL B
1897 33 Milton CPAL F
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 21 78 73 7 14 1 1 0 4 1 5 13 .192 .244 .233 .476 17 0
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 48 165 165 22 25 3 0 0 7 28
Other (4 seasons) Other 30 105 105 18 24 4 2 1 7 35
All Levels (6 Seasons) 99 348 343 47 63 8 3 1 4 15 5 13 80 0
N/A (3 seasons) Other 30 105 105 18 24 4 2 1 7 35
B (2 seasons) Minors 41 140 140 22 23 3 0 0 7 26
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
1886 22 Atlanta SOUA B 1B 1
1886 22 Atlanta SOUA B OF 7
1886 22 Atlanta SOUA B P 36
1886 22 New York AA MLB P 8 69.0 11 2 7 2 1 .818 1.17 1.13
1887 23 New York AA MLB P 13 112.0 43 7 32 4 0 .907 3.13 3.00
1888 24 Birmingham SOUL N/A OF 3
1888 24 Birmingham SOUL N/A P 17
MLB (2 seasons) MLB P 21 181.0 54 9 39 6 1 .889 2.39 2.29
All Levels (2 Seasons) OF 10
All Levels (3 Seasons) P 74 181.0 54 9 39 6 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 26523c30

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