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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, United States
Died: November 21, 1926 in Endicott, New York, 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
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 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 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 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 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 0.4 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 AA MLB P 8 69.0 11 2 7 2 1 .818 1.17 1.13
1887 23 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

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.