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1929 Philadelphia Phillies

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1928 / 1930

71-82, Finished 5th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Burt Shotton (71-82)
Scored 897 runs, Allowed 1032 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-86

Ballparks: Baker Bowl · Attendance: 281,200 (8th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 110 · one-year: Batting - 108, Pitching - 110


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1928 / 1930 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Walt Lerian 26 105 333 273 28 61 13 2 6 25 0 53 37 .223 .354 .352 .705 71 96 2 5
2 1B Don Hurst* 23 154 692 589 100 179 29 4 31 125 10 80 36 .304 .390 .525 .914 119 309 3 20
3 2B Fresco Thompson 27 148 717 623 115 202 41 3 4 53 16 75 34 .324 .398 .419 .817 98 261 1 16
4 SS Tommy Thevenow 25 90 354 317 30 72 11 0 0 35 3 25 25 .227 .288 .262 .550 34 83 2 11
5 3B Pinky Whitney 24 154 697 612 89 200 43 14 8 115 7 61 35 .327 .390 .482 .872 110 295 2 22
6 OF Chuck Klein* 24 149 679 616 126 219 45 6 43 145 5 54 61 .356 .407 .657 1.065 153 405 0 9
7 OF Lefty O'Doul* 32 154 732 638 152 254 35 6 32 122 2 76 19 .398 .465 .622 1.087 160 397 4 13
8 OF Denny Sothern 25 76 318 294 52 90 21 3 5 27 13 16 24 .306 .346 .449 .795 91 132 2 6
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 UT Bernie Friberg 29 128 518 455 74 137 21 10 7 55 1 49 54 .301 .370 .437 .808 95 199 1 13
10 C Spud Davis 24 98 286 263 31 90 18 0 7 48 1 19 17 .342 .391 .490 .881 112 129 2 5
11 OF Homer Peel 26 53 175 156 16 42 12 1 0 19 1 12 7 .269 .329 .359 .688 66 56 2 5
12 OF Cy Williams* 41 66 89 65 11 19 2 0 5 21 0 22 9 .292 .471 .554 1.025 147 36 0 2
13 OF Elmer Miller* 26 31 39 38 3 9 1 0 1 4 0 1 5 .237 .256 .342 .599 43 13 0 0
14 OF Tripp Sigman* 30 10 32 29 8 15 1 0 2 9 0 3 1 .517 .563 .759 1.321 216 22 0 0
15 C George Susce 21 17 19 17 5 5 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .294 .368 .647 1.015 140 11 1 0
16 Joe O'Rourke* 24 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
17 1B Terry Lyons 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 P Claude Willoughby 30 49 98 91 6 13 1 0 0 5 0 6 25 .143 .196 .154 .350 -14 14 0 1
19 P Les Sweetland 27 53 94 89 14 26 2 0 0 12 0 3 18 .292 .323 .315 .637 55 28 1 1
20 P Ray Benge 27 43 78 74 8 15 0 0 0 4 0 1 9 .203 .213 .203 .416 1 15 0 3
21 P Phil Collins 27 59 59 58 15 11 4 0 1 7 0 1 12 .190 .217 .310 .527 26 18 1 0
22 P Luther Roy 26 21 39 32 2 9 0 0 0 4 0 7 6 .281 .410 .281 .692 71 9 0 0
23 P Lou Koupal 30 15 34 32 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .188 .313 -26 6 0 2
24 P Hal Elliott 30 40 34 30 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 15 .167 .265 .167 .431 7 5 0 0
25 P Harry Smythe* 24 20 27 26 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 3 .192 .222 .231 .453 10 6 0 0
26 P Bob McGraw 34 41 22 20 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 4 .200 .238 .300 .538 29 6 0 1
27 P June Greene* 30 21 21 19 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 .211 .286 .263 .549 34 5 0 0
28 P Sam Dailey* 25 20 17 17 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .059 .059 .059 .118 -71 1 0 0
29 P Alex Ferguson 32 5 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
30 P John Milligan 25 8 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 62 1 0 0
31 P Jim Holloway 20 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 386 1 0 0
Team Totals 26.5 154 6214 5484 897 1693 305 51 153 841 59 573 470 .309 .377 .467 .843 103 2559 24 135
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 3 1 3 6 1 8 2 7 1 1 1 1 1 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.3 154 5644 4950 837 1585 295 49 151 800 59 546 362 .320 .390 .491 .881 112 2431 22 127
Pitcher Totals 27.9 154 570 534 60 108 10 2 2 41 0 27 108 .202 .243 .240 .483 17 128 2 8
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Claude Willoughby 30 15 14 .517 4.99 49 35 7 14 1 4 243.1 288 156 135 15 108 50 5 0 6 1112 104 4.95 1.627 10.7 0.6 4.0 1.8 0.46
2 SP Les Sweetland* 27 13 11 .542 5.11 43 26 11 10 2 2 204.1 255 129 116 23 87 47 9 1 1 928 102 5.57 1.674 11.2 1.0 3.8 2.1 0.54
3 SP Ray Benge 27 11 14 .440 6.29 38 26 6 9 2 4 199.0 255 147 139 24 77 78 4 0 1 908 83 5.17 1.668 11.5 1.1 3.5 3.5 1.01
4 SP Luther Roy 26 3 7 .300 8.42 21 11 2 1 0 0 88.2 137 91 83 11 37 16 3 0 3 440 62 5.77 1.962 13.9 1.1 3.8 1.6 0.43
5 SP Lou Koupal 30 5 5 .500 4.78 15 11 3 3 0 2 86.2 106 56 46 5 29 18 2 0 3 391 109 4.57 1.558 11.0 0.5 3.0 1.9 0.62
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 CL Phil Collins 27 9 7 .563 5.75 43 11 20 3 0 5 153.1 172 106 98 18 83 61 4 2 0 706 90 5.59 1.663 10.1 1.1 4.9 3.6 0.73
7 RP Hal Elliott 30 3 7 .300 6.06 40 8 13 2 0 1 114.1 146 94 77 5 59 32 0 0 2 538 86 4.72 1.793 11.5 0.4 4.6 2.5 0.54
8 RP Bob McGraw 34 5 5 .500 5.73 41 4 24 0 0 4 86.1 113 68 55 6 43 22 2 0 0 413 91 5.12 1.807 11.8 0.6 4.5 2.3 0.51
9 RP Harry Smythe* 24 4 6 .400 5.24 19 9 10 2 0 2 68.2 94 47 40 3 15 12 1 0 0 307 99 4.08 1.587 12.3 0.4 2.0 1.6 0.80
10 RP Sam Dailey 25 2 2 .500 7.54 20 4 5 0 0 0 51.1 74 48 43 5 23 18 1 1 2 245 69 5.13 1.890 13.0 0.9 4.0 3.2 0.78
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
11 June Greene 30 0 0 19.76 5 0 4 0 0 0 13.2 33 32 30 2 9 4 3 0 1 85 27 7.11 3.073 21.7 1.3 5.9 2.6 0.44
12 Alex Ferguson 32 1 2 .333 12.08 5 4 0 1 0 0 12.2 19 18 17 2 10 3 0 0 0 67 44 7.11 2.289 13.5 1.4 7.1 2.1 0.30
13 Elmer Miller* 26 0 1 .000 11.12 8 2 2 0 0 0 11.1 12 18 14 1 21 5 3 0 1 68 48 9.78 2.912 9.5 0.8 16.7 4.0 0.24
14 John Milligan* 25 0 1 .000 16.76 8 3 1 0 0 0 9.2 29 19 18 0 10 2 2 0 0 68 32 6.47 4.034 27.0 0.0 9.3 1.9 0.20
15 Jim Holloway 20 0 0 13.50 3 0 1 0 0 0 4.2 10 7 7 2 5 1 0 0 1 27 41 11.52 3.214 19.3 3.9 9.6 1.9 0.20
Team Totals 28.2 71 82 .464 6.13 154 154 109 45 5 24 1348.0 1743 1036 918 122 616 369 39 4 21 6303 85 5.25 1.750 11.6 0.8 4.1 2.5 0.60
Rank in 8 NL teams 5 4 8 8 5 1 8 8 8 8 8 8 6
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Ray Benge 27 38 26 9 39 2 34 3 0 .923 0.95 P
Phil Collins 27 43 11 3 35 7 27 1 0 .971 0.79 P
Sam Dailey 25 20 4 0 7 4 3 0 0 1.000 0.35 P
Spud Davis 24 90 63 47 255 198 47 10 7 .961 2.75 4 42 29 41% 42% C
Hal Elliott 30 40 8 2 38 9 29 0 2 1.000 0.95 P
Alex Ferguson 32 5 4 1 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Bernie Friberg 29 121 112 108 494 252 214 28 35 .943 3.79 SS-OF-2B-1B
June Greene 30 5 0 0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Jim Holloway 20 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33 P
Don Hurst 23 154 153 150 1645 1509 112 24 125 .985 10.53 1B
Chuck Klein 24 149 149 145 351 321 18 12 3 .966 2.28 OF
Lou Koupal 30 15 11 3 23 3 17 3 0 .870 1.33 P
Walt Lerian 26 103 90 57 345 271 69 5 13 .986 3.30 2 50 42 46% 42% C
Terry Lyons 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1B
Bob McGraw 34 41 4 0 31 5 24 2 4 .935 0.71 P
Elmer Miller 26 12 6 4 17 11 5 1 0 .941 1.33 P-OF
John Milligan 25 8 3 0 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.50 P
Lefty O'Doul 32 154 153 148 344 320 14 10 5 .971 2.17 OF
Homer Peel 26 40 35 32 108 100 5 3 2 .972 2.63 OF-1B
Luther Roy 26 21 11 1 27 3 24 0 2 1.000 1.29 P
Tripp Sigman 30 10 7 7 18 17 0 1 0 .944 1.70 OF
Harry Smythe 24 19 9 2 27 4 23 0 0 1.000 1.42 P
Denny Sothern 25 71 68 66 209 193 9 7 2 .967 2.85 OF
George Susce 21 11 1 0 10 9 0 1 0 .900 0.82 3 4 0 0% 42% C
Les Sweetland 27 43 26 10 81 14 64 3 1 .963 1.81 P
Tommy Thevenow 25 90 87 80 508 188 296 24 56 .953 5.38 SS
Fresco Thompson 27 148 148 146 940 395 512 33 103 .965 6.13 2B
Pinky Whitney 24 154 154 154 518 168 333 17 29 .967 3.25 3B
Cy Williams 41 11 8 7 29 27 1 1 0 .966 2.55 OF
Claude Willoughby 30 49 35 14 86 8 76 2 6 .977 1.71 P
Team Totals 26.6 154 1386 1196 6200 4040 1969 191 395 .969 3.60 9 96 71 43% 42%
Rank in 8 NL teams 6 3 6
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Ray Benge 27 43 78 -12 0 0 0 9 -4 -0.3 0 -4 -0.3 .493 .498 -0.3 0.0 -4 Rule 5 Draft 1
Phil Collins 27 59 59 -7 0 0 0 7 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft 1
Sam Dailey* 25 20 17 -5 0 0 0 2 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .487 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 1
Spud Davis 24 98 286 5 0 0 0 2 8 0.7 9 17 1.6 .507 .504 1.6 0.2 17 Traded 2
Hal Elliott 30 40 34 -5 0 0 0 4 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Alex Ferguson 32 5 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .483 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $1,800 Purchased /1
Bernie Friberg 29 128 518 -5 0 0 -10 4 -10 -1.0 16 5 0.6 .493 .494 1.5 -0.6 15 Waivers 6O87/493
June Greene* 30 21 21 -2 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Jim Holloway 20 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .518 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /1
Don Hurst* 23 154 692 19 -1 0 -6 -7 5 0.4 21 26 2.5 .503 .503 3.1 -1.2 32 Traded *3
Chuck Klein* 24 149 679 48 -0 0 -7 -6 35 3.1 20 55 5.1 .521 .519 5.8 -1.2 62 Traded *O98
Lou Koupal 30 15 34 -7 0 0 0 4 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .481 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 Traded 1
Walt Lerian 26 105 333 -13 0 0 3 3 -6 -0.6 10 4 0.4 .495 .496 0.2 0.5 1 Traded *2
Terry Lyons 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /3
Bob McGraw 34 41 22 -3 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased 1
Elmer Miller* 26 31 39 -4 0 0 0 4 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 -0.0 0 /1O9
John Milligan 25 8 3 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Lefty O'Doul* 32 154 732 67 0 0 0 -7 60 5.3 21 82 7.4 .535 .533 7.5 -0.6 81 $8,000 Traded *O79
Joe O'Rourke* 24 3 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .469 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1
Homer Peel 26 53 175 -8 -0 0 -3 -1 -12 -1.1 5 -7 -0.6 .479 .493 -0.3 -0.4 -4 Traded O8/793
Luther Roy 26 21 39 -1 0 0 0 4 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .514 .502 0.3 0.0 3 Rule 5 Draft 1
Tripp Sigman* 30 10 32 6 0 0 -1 -0 4 0.4 1 6 0.5 .539 .502 0.6 -0.1 6 O/87
Harry Smythe* 24 20 27 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Denny Sothern 25 76 318 -5 1 0 -2 -2 -8 -0.7 10 2 0.2 .490 .495 0.4 -0.3 4 O8/97
George Susce 21 17 19 1 0 0 -1 0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.2 -0.1 2 2
Les Sweetland 27 53 94 -7 0 0 0 11 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .507 .502 0.4 0.0 4 1
Tommy Thevenow 25 90 354 -34 -0 0 -8 6 -37 -3.4 11 -26 -2.3 .463 .479 -1.6 -0.2 -18 Traded 6
Fresco Thompson 27 148 717 2 -1 0 -15 5 -9 -0.9 20 11 1.1 .494 .495 2.6 -0.9 26 Traded *4
Pinky Whitney 24 154 697 11 -1 0 4 4 18 1.6 21 39 3.7 .511 .510 3.4 0.8 35 Rule 5 Draft *5
Cy Williams* 41 66 89 6 0 0 0 -0 6 0.6 3 9 0.8 .508 .503 0.8 -0.0 9 Traded O/879
Claude Willoughby 30 49 98 -18 0 0 0 11 -7 -0.6 0 -7 -0.6 .487 .496 -0.6 0.0 -7 1
Team Total 26.5 1835 6214 22 1 0 -46 64 41 3.3 169 210 19.9 .502 .503 24.6 -4.1 256 $9,800
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Ray Benge 27 199.0 38 26 147 6.65 5.40 -0.29 0.00 108.8 6.19 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 0.7 10 .475 .494 Rule 5 Draft
Phil Collins 27 152.2 43 11 106 6.25 5.44 -0.28 0.00 109.6 6.27 0 0.0 1.0 -0.1 1.3 16 .501 .500 Rule 5 Draft
Sam Dailey 25 51.1 20 4 48 8.42 5.67 -0.31 0.00 113.8 6.81 -9 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .459 .495
Hal Elliott 30 114.1 40 8 94 7.40 5.47 -0.31 0.00 110.9 6.41 -13 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .472 .493
Alex Ferguson 32 12.2 5 4 18 12.79 5.66 -0.33 0.00 103.3 6.19 -9 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -8 .352 .495 $1,800 Purchased
June Greene 30 13.2 5 0 32 21.07 5.24 -0.41 0.00 111.6 6.31 -22 -1.4 1.0 -0.0 -1.3 -21 .212 .491
Jim Holloway 20 4.2 3 0 7 13.50 5.38 -0.33 0.00 120.0 6.85 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .403 .498
Lou Koupal 30 86.2 15 11 56 5.82 5.38 -0.31 0.00 106.1 6.04 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.9 11 .513 .501 Traded
Bob McGraw 34 86.1 41 4 68 7.09 5.34 -0.32 0.00 105.3 5.95 -11 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -2 .476 .494 Purchased
Elmer Miller* 26 11.1 8 2 18 14.29 5.97 -0.29 0.00 109.0 6.82 -9 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -8 .401 .495
John Milligan* 25 9.2 8 3 19 17.69 5.16 -0.46 0.00 113.4 6.38 -12 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -11 .376 .494
Luther Roy 26 88.2 21 11 91 9.24 5.53 -0.34 0.00 111.3 6.53 -27 -2.2 1.0 -0.0 -1.5 -18 .394 .486 Rule 5 Draft
Harry Smythe* 24 68.2 19 9 47 6.16 5.37 -0.32 0.00 111.7 6.36 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.7 8 .507 .501
Les Sweetland* 27 204.1 43 26 129 5.68 5.32 -0.30 0.00 108.5 6.10 9 0.9 1.0 -0.1 2.5 30 .520 .505
Claude Willoughby 30 243.1 49 35 156 5.77 5.42 -0.31 0.00 107.3 6.15 10 0.9 1.0 -0.1 2.9 35 .519 .506
Team Total 28.2 1347.1 358 154 1036 6.92 5.42 -0.31 0.00 108.9 6.24 -104 -8.2 1.0 -0.7 2.6 34 .477 .498 $1,800
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1928 / 1930 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics