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John Sowders

John Sowders

Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 150 lb.

Born: December 10, 1866 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 29, 1939 in Indianapolis, Indiana, 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
1887 20 -5.2 NL MLB 0 0 21.00 39.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 11 13 7 0 5 0 0 0 4 27 5.333 33.0 0.0 15.0 0.0 0.00
1888 21 2 Teams WA A 22 17 .564 42
1888 21 -1.8 Minneapolis WA A 3 2 .600 6
1888 21 -1.8 St. Paul WA A 19 15 .559 36
1889 22 -0.6 St. Paul WA N/A 11 2 .846 4.42 14 13 13 0 118.0 99 58 56 74 1.314 7.6 4.3 5.6 1.32
1889 22 -1.8 AA MLB 6 16 .273 4.82 8.81 25 23 2 20 0 1 185.0 204 181 99 9 105 104 7 0 21 864 1.670 9.9 0.4 5.1 5.1 0.99
1890 23 -2.3 PL MLB 19 16 .543 3.82 6.79 39 37 2 28 1 0 309.0 358 233 131 3 161 91 11 1 12 1461 1.680 10.4 0.1 4.7 2.7 0.57
1891 24 -0.3 Kansas City WA N/A 17 18 .486 2.36 6.83 39 32 25 3 286.0 304 217 75 130 124 16 9 1.517 9.6 4.1 3.9 0.95
1892 25 1.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs B 16 9 .640 5.46 31 28 21 1 227.2 221 138 38 81 93 6 7 1.327 8.7 3.2 3.7 1.15
1892 25 0.8 Birmingham SOUA B 8 2 .800 4.34 11 9 8 0 83.0 81 40 27 44 1.301 8.8 2.9 4.8 1.63
1892 25 2.0 Spokane PNWL B 8 7 .533 2.36 6.10 20 19 13 1 144.2 140 98 38 54 49 6 7 1.341 8.7 3.4 3.0 0.91
1894 27 2.4 Minneapolis WL N/A 1 0 1.000 5.90 11.79 6 2 1 0 29.0 45 38 19 16 7 0 0 2.103 14.0 5.0 2.2 0.44
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 25 32 .439 4.29 7.73 65 60 5 48 1 1 497.0 573 427 237 12 271 195 18 1 37 2352 1.698 10.4 0.2 4.9 3.5 0.72
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 38 26 .594 73 28 21 1 227.2 221 138 38 81 93 6 7
Other (3 seasons) Other 29 20 .592 6.51 59 47 39 3 433.0 448 313 94 202 205 16 9 1.501 9.3 4.2 4.3 1.01
All Levels (7 Seasons) 92 78 .541 197 135 5 108 5 1 1157.2 1242 878 369 12 554 493 40 1 53 2352
B (1 season) Minors 16 9 .640 5.46 31 28 21 1 227.2 221 138 38 81 93 6 7 1.327 8.7 3.2 3.7 1.15
A (1 season) Minors 22 17 .564 42
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
1887 20 -6.9 NL MLB 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
1888 21 -4.6 2 Teams WA A 44 155 155 10 18 1 0 1 6 .116 .142 22
1888 21 -4.6 Minneapolis WA A
1888 21 -4.6 St. Paul WA A
1889 22 -4.9 St. Paul WA N/A 14 48 5 9 2 1 0 3 .188 .271 13
1889 22 -4.6 AA MLB 28 93 87 11 19 3 0 0 6 1 4 20 .218 .269 .253 .522 22 2
1890 23 -4.9 PL MLB 40 142 132 14 25 3 0 1 20 0 10 12 .189 .246 .235 .481 31 0
1891 24 -3.6 Kansas City WA N/A 39 125 24 36 4 3 1 1 .288 .392 49 7
1892 25 -1.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs B 45 142 142 16 22 4 3 0 5 .155 .225 32
1892 25 -0.9 Birmingham SOUA B 24 82 10 14 3 2 0 3 .171 .256 21
1892 25 -2.6 Spokane PNWL B 21 60 6 8 1 1 0 2 .133 .183 11
1894 27 -0.5 Minneapolis WL N/A 9 22 9 8 1 0 0 1 .364 .409 9
1896 29 2 Teams ISLG C
1896 29 Washington ISLG C
1896 29 New Castle ISLG C
1897 30 Springfield ISLG B
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 69 237 221 25 44 6 0 1 26 1 14 33 .199 .253 .240 .493 53 2
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 89 297 297 26 40 5 3 1 11 54
Other (3 seasons) Other 62 202 195 38 53 7 4 1 5 .272 .364 71 7
All Levels (9 Seasons) 220 736 713 89 137 18 7 3 26 17 14 33 178 2 7
C (1 season) Minors
B (2 seasons) Minors 45 142 142 16 22 4 3 0 5 32
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
1887 20 NL MLB OF 1 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.00
1887 20 NL MLB P 1 3.0 2 0 0 2 0 .000 0.00 0.00
1887 20 NL MLB RF 1
1889 22 St. Paul WA N/A P 14
1889 22 AA MLB LF 3
1889 22 AA MLB OF 3 12.0 3 2 0 1 0 .667 1.50 0.67
1889 22 AA MLB P 25 185.0 38 5 27 6 0 .842 1.56 1.28
1890 23 PL MLB OF 3 4.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 0.33
1890 23 PL MLB P 39 309.0 89 7 75 7 1 .921 2.39 2.10
1890 23 PL MLB RF 3
1891 24 Kansas City WA N/A P 39
1892 25 Spokane PNWL B OF 1
1892 25 Spokane PNWL B P 20
1894 27 Minneapolis WL N/A OF 3
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
1894 27 Minneapolis WL N/A P 6
MLB (3 seasons) MLB OF 7 19.0 5 3 1 1 0 .800 1.89 0.57
MLB (3 seasons) MLB P 65 497.0 129 12 102 15 1 .884 2.06 1.75
MLB (2 seasons) MLB RF 4
Other (3 seasons) Other P 59
All Levels (5 Seasons) OF 11 19.0 5 3 1 1 0
All Levels (6 Seasons) P 144 497.0 129 12 102 15 1
All Levels (2 Seasons) RF 4
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: edd03572

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.