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Jim Whitney

James Evans Whitney (Grasshopper Jim)

Positions: Pitcher and Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 172 lb.

Born: November 10, 1857 in Conklin, New York, United States
Died: May 21, 1891 in Binghamton, 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
1881 23 -0.5 BSN NL MLB BSN 31 33 .484 2.48 4.63 66 63 3 57 6 0 552.1 548 284 152 6 90 162 1 46 2301 1.155 8.9 0.1 1.5 2.6 1.80
1882 24 -1.0 BSN NL MLB BSN 24 21 .533 2.64 4.91 49 48 1 46 3 0 420.0 404 229 123 3 41 180 0 29 1743 1.060 8.7 0.1 0.9 3.9 4.39
1883 25 0.4 BSN NL MLB BSN 37 21 .638 2.24 4.52 62 56 5 54 1 2 514.0 492 258 128 7 35 345 0 37 2101 1.025 8.6 0.1 0.6 6.0 9.86
1884 26 1.9 BSN NL MLB BSN 23 14 .622 2.09 3.75 38 37 1 35 6 0 336.0 272 140 78 12 27 270 0 18 1343 0.890 7.3 0.3 0.7 7.2 10.00
1885 27 2.7 BSN NL MLB BSN 18 32 .360 2.98 5.83 51 50 1 50 2 0 441.1 503 286 146 14 37 200 0 32 1887 1.224 10.3 0.3 0.8 4.1 5.41
1886 28 3.3 NL MLB 12 32 .273 4.49 6.69 46 44 2 42 3 0 393.0 465 292 196 9 55 167 0 29 1691 1.323 10.6 0.2 1.3 3.8 3.04
1887 29 3.8 NL MLB 24 21 .533 3.22 5.63 47 47 0 46 2 0 404.2 430 253 145 16 42 146 16 0 14 1718 1.166 9.6 0.4 0.9 3.2 3.48
1888 30 5.0 NL MLB 18 21 .462 3.05 5.10 39 39 0 37 3 0 325.0 317 184 110 7 54 79 9 1 7 1357 1.142 8.8 0.2 1.5 2.2 1.46
1889 31 6.4 Buffalo IL N/A 11 11 .500 2.92 5.85 25 24 20 1 197.0 244 128 64 30 78 4 4 1.391 11.1 1.4 3.6 2.60
1889 31 5.6 NL MLB 2 7 .222 6.81 9.39 9 8 1 7 0 0 70.0 106 73 53 4 19 16 2 0 2 334 1.786 13.6 0.5 2.4 2.1 0.84
1890 32 7.6 AA MLB 2 2 .500 5.18 6.08 6 4 2 3 0 0 40.0 61 27 23 1 11 6 1 0 0 191 1.800 13.7 0.2 2.5 1.4 0.55
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 191 204 .484 2.97 5.22 413 396 16 377 26 2 3496.1 3598 2026 1154 79 411 1571 28 2 214 14666 1.147 9.3 0.2 1.1 4.0 3.82
All Levels (10 Seasons) 202 215 .484 2.97 5.25 438 420 16 397 27 2 3693.1 3842 2154 1218 79 441 1649 32 2 218 14666 1.160 9.4 1.1 4.0 3.74
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
1878 20 Cricket INTA N/A
1879 21 3 Teams 3 Lgs N/A
1879 21 San Francisco Knickerbockers PACL N/A
1879 21 Omaha NWES N/A
1879 21 San Francisco Athletics CALL N/A
1881 23 -2.7 BSN NL MLB BSN 75 301 282 37 72 17 3 0 32 19 18 .255 .302 .337 .639 95
1882 24 -2.2 BSN NL MLB BSN 61 275 251 49 81 18 7 5 48 24 13 .323 .382 .510 .892 128
1883 25 -1.7 BSN NL MLB BSN 96 434 409 78 115 27 10 5 57 25 29 .281 .323 .433 .755 177
1884 26 -0.5 BSN NL MLB BSN 66 286 270 41 70 17 5 3 40 16 38 .259 .301 .393 .693 106
1885 27 0.1 BSN NL MLB BSN 72 307 290 35 68 8 4 0 36 17 24 .234 .277 .290 .567 84
1886 28 0.9 NL MLB 67 276 247 25 59 13 3 2 23 5 29 39 .239 .319 .340 .659 84
1887 29 2.1 NL MLB 54 219 201 29 53 9 6 2 22 10 18 24 .264 .324 .398 .722 80 0
1888 30 3.0 NL MLB 42 148 141 13 24 0 0 1 17 3 7 20 .170 .209 .191 .401 27 0
1889 31 4.8 Buffalo IL N/A 29 95 12 20 4 0 0 1 .211 .253 24 8
1889 31 3.5 NL MLB 10 38 32 6 12 4 1 0 4 2 5 6 .375 .474 .563 1.036 18 1
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
1890 32 5.6 AA MLB 7 22 21 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 .238 .273 .238 .511 5 0
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 550 2306 2144 316 559 113 39 18 280 20 161 211 .261 .313 .375 .688 804 1
Other (3 seasons) Other 29 103 95 12 20 4 0 0 1 24 8
All Levels (12 Seasons) 579 2409 2239 328 579 117 39 18 280 21 161 211 828 1 8
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
1881 23 BSN NL MLB BSN 1B 2 15.0 16 15 0 1 0 .938 9.00 7.50
1881 23 BSN NL MLB BSN OF 15 50.0 10 6 1 3 0 .700 1.26 0.47
1881 23 BSN NL MLB BSN P 66 552.0 146 19 99 28 3 .808 1.92 1.79
1881 23 BSN NL MLB BSN RF 15
1882 24 BSN NL MLB BSN 1B 6 44.0 42 39 0 3 0 .929 7.98 6.50
1882 24 BSN NL MLB BSN CF 1
1882 24 BSN NL MLB BSN OF 9 54.0 8 5 0 3 0 .625 0.83 0.56
1882 24 BSN NL MLB BSN P 49 420.0 114 13 88 13 3 .886 2.16 2.06
1882 24 BSN NL MLB BSN RF 9
1883 25 BSN NL MLB BSN 1B 2 21.0 24 22 0 2 2 .917 9.43 11.00
1883 25 BSN NL MLB BSN CF 30
1883 25 BSN NL MLB BSN OF 40 352.0 78 55 7 16 0 .795 1.59 1.55
1883 25 BSN NL MLB BSN P 62 514.0 114 12 93 9 2 .921 1.84 1.69
1883 25 BSN NL MLB BSN RF 10
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
1884 26 BSN NL MLB BSN 1B 15 104.0 118 108 1 9 1 .924 9.43 7.27
1884 26 BSN NL MLB BSN 3B 1 7.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.57 2.00
1884 26 BSN NL MLB BSN CF 14
1884 26 BSN NL MLB BSN OF 15 100.0 19 18 0 1 0 .947 1.62 1.20
1884 26 BSN NL MLB BSN P 38 336.0 86 8 78 0 2 1.000 2.30 2.26
1884 26 BSN NL MLB BSN RF 1
1885 27 BSN NL MLB BSN 1B 5 38.0 46 37 3 6 3 .870 9.47 8.00
1885 27 BSN NL MLB BSN CF 13
1885 27 BSN NL MLB BSN LF 2
1885 27 BSN NL MLB BSN OF 17 155.0 37 31 2 4 0 .892 1.92 1.94
1885 27 BSN NL MLB BSN P 51 441.0 162 18 128 16 1 .901 2.98 2.86
1885 27 BSN NL MLB BSN RF 2
1886 28 NL MLB 3B 1 12.0 7 1 3 3 0 .571 3.00 4.00
1886 28 NL MLB CF 9
1886 28 NL MLB LF 2
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 28 NL MLB OF 22 154.0 32 18 9 5 1 .844 1.58 1.23
1886 28 NL MLB P 46 393.0 137 20 107 10 5 .927 2.91 2.76
1886 28 NL MLB RF 11
1887 29 NL MLB CF 6
1887 29 NL MLB LF 1
1887 29 NL MLB OF 7 28.0 6 3 1 2 0 .667 1.29 0.57
1887 29 NL MLB P 47 405.0 116 13 92 11 5 .905 2.33 2.23
1888 30 NL MLB 1B 1 7.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 10.29 8.00
1888 30 NL MLB OF 3 9.0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00 0.33
1888 30 NL MLB P 39 325.0 93 15 67 11 2 .882 2.27 2.10
1888 30 NL MLB RF 3
1889 31 Buffalo IL N/A CF 6
1889 31 Buffalo IL N/A P 25
1889 31 Buffalo IL N/A RF 1
1889 31 NL MLB OF 1 6.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 1.00
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
1889 31 NL MLB P 9 70.0 13 4 9 0 0 1.000 1.67 1.44
1889 31 NL MLB RF 1
1890 32 AA MLB CF 1
1890 32 AA MLB OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1890 32 AA MLB P 6 40.0 10 1 8 1 0 .900 2.02 1.50
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 1B 31 229.0 254 229 4 21 6 .917 9.16 7.52
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 3B 2 19.0 9 2 4 3 0 .667 2.84 3.00
MLB (7 seasons) MLB CF 74
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 5
MLB (10 seasons) MLB OF 130 910.0 193 138 20 35 1 .819 1.56 1.22
MLB (10 seasons) MLB P 413 3496.0 991 123 769 99 23 .900 2.30 2.16
MLB (8 seasons) MLB RF 52
All Levels (6 Seasons) 1B 31 229.0 254 229 4 21 6 .917 9.16 7.52
All Levels (2 Seasons) 3B 2 19.0 9 2 4 3 0 .667 2.84 3.00
All Levels (8 Seasons) CF 80
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 5
All Levels (10 Seasons) OF 130 910.0 193 138 20 35 1 .819 1.56 1.22
All Levels (10 Seasons) P 438 3496.0 991 123 769 99 23
All Levels (8 Seasons) RF 53
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 3cd2fe06

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