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1908 Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1907 / 1909

98-56, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Fred Clarke (98-56)
Scored 585 runs, Allowed 468 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-61

Ballparks: Exposition Park III · Attendance: 382,444 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 93


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1907 / 1909 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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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 George Gibson 27 143 517 486 37 111 19 4 2 45 4 19 32 .228 .260 .296 .557 78 144 2 10
2 1B Harry Swacina 26 53 186 176 7 38 6 1 0 13 4 5 11 .216 .238 .261 .499 59 46 0 5
3 2B Ed Abbaticchio 31 146 590 500 43 125 16 7 1 61 22 58 49 .250 .336 .316 .652 108 158 7 25
4 SS Honus Wagner 34 151 641 568 100 201 39 19 10 109 53 54 22 .354 .415 .542 .957 205 308 5 14
5 3B Tommy Leach 30 152 666 583 93 151 24 16 5 41 24 54 40 .259 .324 .381 .705 125 222 2 27
6 OF Roy Thomas* 34 102 448 386 52 99 11 10 1 24 11 49 35 .256 .348 .345 .692 121 133 5 8
7 OF Fred Clarke* 35 151 644 551 83 146 18 15 2 53 24 65 23 .265 .349 .363 .712 127 200 6 22
8 OF Chief Wilson* 24 144 572 529 47 120 8 7 3 43 12 22 66 .227 .260 .285 .546 74 151 2 19
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 1B Alan Storke 23 64 219 202 20 51 5 3 1 12 4 9 9 .252 .284 .322 .606 93 65 0 8
10 1B Jim Kane* 26 55 166 145 16 35 3 3 0 22 5 12 16 .241 .299 .303 .603 93 44 0 9
11 OF Spike Shannon# 30 32 139 127 10 25 0 2 0 12 5 9 11 .197 .250 .228 .478 53 29 0 3
12 OF Danny Moeller# 23 36 118 109 14 21 3 1 0 9 4 9 25 .193 .254 .239 .493 57 26 0 0
13 1B Warren Gill 29 27 102 76 10 17 0 1 0 14 3 11 6 .224 .366 .250 .616 97 19 6 9
14 IF Charlie Starr? 29 20 76 59 8 11 2 0 0 8 6 13 10 .186 .342 .220 .563 80 13 1 3
15 C Ed Phelps 29 34 68 64 3 15 2 2 0 11 0 2 8 .234 .269 .328 .597 90 21 1 1
16 OF Beals Becker* 21 20 68 65 4 10 0 1 0 0 2 2 5 .154 .191 .185 .376 20 12 1 0
17 C Paddy O'Connor 28 12 17 16 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 .188 .188 .188 .375 20 3 0 1
18 Hunky Shaw# 23 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
19 C John Sullivan 35 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
20 OF Cy Neighbors 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 P Vic Willis 32 41 110 103 9 17 1 0 0 1 0 3 8 .165 .189 .175 .363 16 18 0 4
22 P Nick Maddox* 21 36 104 94 9 25 3 3 0 8 0 5 13 .266 .310 .362 .672 114 34 1 4
23 P Howie Camnitz 26 38 85 72 4 6 0 0 0 3 0 7 23 .083 .165 .083 .248 -20 6 0 6
24 P Lefty Leifield* 24 34 82 75 6 17 1 1 0 2 2 4 14 .227 .266 .267 .532 70 20 0 3
25 P Sam Leever 36 38 68 61 5 9 0 1 0 3 1 4 8 .148 .212 .180 .392 26 11 1 2
26 P Irv Young* 30 16 32 30 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 8 .200 .250 .267 .517 65 8 0 0
27 P Harley Young 24 8 14 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .083 .154 .083 .237 -24 1 0 1
28 P Chick Brandom 21 3 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 -9 1 0 0
29 P Tom McCarthy? 24 4 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
30 P Bob Vail 26 4 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 167 1 0 0
31 P Deacon Phillippe 36 5 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 138 2 0 0
32 P Homer Hillebrand 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.5 155 5753 5109 585 1263 162 98 25 496 186 420 457 .247 .309 .332 .641 105 1696 40 184
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 3 3 4 1 2 4 2 2 3 3 2 2 1 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.7 155 5239 4644 548 1179 156 92 25 479 183 393 371 .254 .317 .343 .660 111 1594 38 164
Pitcher Totals 27.5 155 514 465 37 84 6 6 0 17 3 27 86 .181 .229 .219 .448 43 102 2 20
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 Vic Willis 32 23 11 .676 2.07 41 38 3 25 7 0 304.2 239 95 70 2 69 97 6 0 4 1197 110 2.29 1.011 7.1 0.1 2.0 2.9 1.41
2 SP Nick Maddox 21 23 8 .742 2.28 36 32 4 22 4 1 260.2 209 89 66 5 90 70 11 1 4 1040 100 2.98 1.147 7.2 0.2 3.1 2.4 0.78
3 SP Howie Camnitz 26 16 9 .640 1.56 38 26 10 17 3 2 236.2 182 76 41 6 69 118 5 0 2 942 146 2.37 1.061 6.9 0.2 2.6 4.5 1.71
4 SP Lefty Leifield* 24 15 14 .517 2.10 34 26 6 18 5 2 218.2 168 69 51 1 86 87 12 0 3 891 109 2.71 1.162 6.9 0.0 3.5 3.6 1.01
5 SP Sam Leever 36 15 7 .682 2.10 38 20 14 14 4 2 192.2 179 60 45 1 41 28 6 0 3 767 109 2.61 1.142 8.4 0.0 1.9 1.3 0.68
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 RP Irv Young* 30 4 3 .571 2.01 16 7 6 3 1 1 89.2 73 33 20 1 21 31 5 0 0 350 114 2.42 1.048 7.3 0.1 2.1 3.1 1.48
7 RP Harley Young 24 0 2 .000 2.23 8 3 3 0 0 0 48.1 40 21 12 0 10 17 5 0 0 186 103 2.33 1.034 7.4 0.0 1.9 3.2 1.70
8 RP Deacon Phillippe 36 0 0 11.25 5 0 2 0 0 0 12.0 20 15 15 0 3 1 0 0 2 59 21 2.68 1.917 15.0 0.0 2.3 0.8 0.33
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
9 Chick Brandom 21 1 0 1.000 0.53 3 1 2 1 0 1 17.0 13 5 1 0 4 8 1 0 0 62 447 2.04 1.000 6.9 0.0 2.1 4.2 2.00
10 Bob Vail 26 1 2 .333 6.00 4 1 3 0 0 0 15.0 15 10 10 0 7 9 1 0 1 64 40 2.50 1.467 9.0 0.0 4.2 5.4 1.29
11 Tom McCarthy 24 0 0 0.00 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 3 1 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 23 4.77 1.500 4.5 0.0 9.0 1.5 0.17
12 Homer Hillebrand* 28 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.10 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
Team Totals 27.6 98 56 .636 2.12 155 155 55 100 24 9 1402.1 1142 474 331 16 406 468 52 1 19 5584 108 2.56 1.104 7.3 0.1 2.6 3.0 1.15
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 6 2 5 3 3 4 2 4 2 2 3 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 CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Ed Abbaticchio 31 144 713 268 423 22 42 .969 4.80 2B
Beals Becker 21 17 21 17 4 0 0 1.000 1.24 OF
Chick Brandom 21 3 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 2.33 P
Howie Camnitz 26 38 77 7 64 6 0 .922 1.87 P
Fred Clarke 35 151 375 350 15 10 2 .973 2.42 OF
George Gibson 27 140 764 607 136 21 10 .973 5.31 4 123 92 43% 46% C
Warren Gill 29 25 244 237 7 0 10 1.000 9.76 1B
Homer Hillebrand 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Jim Kane 26 40 416 378 24 14 19 .966 10.05 1B
Tommy Leach 30 152 533 205 295 33 19 .938 3.29 3B-OF
Sam Leever 36 38 54 8 44 2 0 .963 1.37 P
Lefty Leifield 24 34 73 6 62 5 4 .932 2.00 P
Nick Maddox 21 36 88 8 77 3 3 .966 2.36 P
Tom McCarthy 24 2 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 2.50 P
Danny Moeller 23 27 40 38 0 2 0 .950 1.41 OF
Cy Neighbors 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 OF
Paddy O'Connor 28 4 9 6 2 1 0 .889 2.00 1 2 1 33% 46% C
Ed Phelps 29 20 86 69 15 2 0 .977 4.20 3 13 10 43% 46% C
Deacon Phillippe 36 5 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.20 P
Spike Shannon 30 32 95 88 2 5 0 .947 2.81 OF
Charlie Starr 29 19 80 22 51 7 3 .913 3.84 2B-SS-3B
Alan Storke 23 56 523 487 28 8 19 .985 9.20 1B-3B-2B
John Sullivan 35 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 1 100% 46% C
Harry Swacina 26 50 529 501 19 9 19 .983 10.40 1B
Roy Thomas 34 101 283 269 7 7 4 .975 2.73 OF
Bob Vail 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Honus Wagner 34 151 873 354 469 50 47 .943 5.45 SS
Vic Willis 32 41 99 11 87 1 2 .990 2.39 P
Chief Wilson 24 144 291 258 20 13 3 .955 1.93 OF
Harley Young 24 8 22 1 19 2 1 .909 2.50 P
Irv Young 30 16 31 4 24 3 0 .903 1.75 P
Team Totals 29.3 155 6334 4201 1907 226 207 .964 4.07 8 138 104 43% 46%
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 5 2
Age G 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
Ed Abbaticchio 31 146 590 6 -1 0 7 0 12 1.5 19 32 3.6 .511 .510 2.8 0.9 25 $5,000 Traded *4
Beals Becker* 21 20 68 -5 0 0 -2 -1 -8 -1.0 2 -6 -0.8 .448 .494 -0.6 -0.4 -4 O
Chick Brandom 21 3 7 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .486 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased /1
Howie Camnitz 26 38 85 -10 0 0 0 6 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .487 .497 -0.5 0.0 -4 Rule 5 Draft 1
Fred Clarke* 35 151 644 18 -1 0 12 -8 21 2.7 20 41 4.8 .518 .517 3.3 0.5 29 Traded *O
George Gibson 27 143 517 -11 -0 0 3 9 1 0.0 17 18 1.9 .501 .501 1.5 1.5 15 Purchased *2
Warren Gill 29 27 102 1 -0 0 0 -1 -0 -0.0 3 3 0.3 .499 .500 0.3 -0.1 3 3
Homer Hillebrand 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Jim Kane* 26 55 166 -1 -0 0 -2 -1 -5 -0.6 5 1 -0.1 .489 .496 0.2 -0.4 3 3
Tommy Leach 30 152 666 16 -0 0 1 5 21 2.6 20 42 4.8 .518 .517 4.8 0.8 41 Traded *5/O
Sam Leever 36 38 68 -5 -0 0 0 5 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
Lefty Leifield* 24 34 82 -3 -0 0 0 5 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .510 .502 0.3 0.0 3 1
Nick Maddox* 21 36 104 1 0 0 0 7 8 1.0 0 8 1.0 .529 .506 1.0 0.0 8 Rule 5 Draft 1
Tom McCarthy? 24 4 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .484 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 Purchased /1
Danny Moeller# 23 36 118 -5 -0 0 -2 -1 -8 -1.1 4 -5 -0.7 .469 .493 -0.4 -0.4 -3 O
Cy Neighbors 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /O
Paddy O'Connor 28 12 17 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.1 .488 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft /2
Ed Phelps 29 34 68 -1 0 0 -1 1 -0 -0.1 2 2 0.2 .498 .500 0.3 0.0 3 Purchased 2
Deacon Phillippe 36 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .511 .500 0.1 0.0 0 Traded /1
Spike Shannon# 30 32 139 -6 -0 0 2 -1 -5 -0.7 4 -1 -0.3 .478 .496 -0.5 0.1 -3 Waivers O
Hunky Shaw# 23 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .471 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Rule 5 Draft
Charlie Starr? 29 20 76 -1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 0.3 .502 .500 0.3 0.1 3 4/65
Alan Storke 23 64 219 -1 -0 0 -1 -1 -4 -0.5 7 3 0.2 .492 .497 0.4 -0.3 4 Rule 5 Draft 3/54
John Sullivan 35 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .478 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /2
Harry Swacina 26 53 186 -7 -0 0 -2 -2 -11 -1.5 6 -5 -0.8 .473 .491 -0.5 -0.5 -3 3
Roy Thomas* 34 102 448 10 -1 0 4 -3 10 1.3 14 24 2.7 .513 .508 2.2 0.2 20 Purchased O
Bob Vail 26 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .517 .500 0.1 0.0 0 /1
Honus Wagner 34 151 641 62 4 0 1 10 77 9.3 20 97 11.5 .562 .558 11.4 1.4 96 $10,000 Traded *6
Vic Willis 32 41 110 -9 0 0 0 7 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -1 Traded 1
Chief Wilson* 24 144 572 -15 -1 0 -1 -7 -23 -3.1 19 -5 -1.1 .479 .481 -0.9 -1.0 -4 *O
Harley Young 24 8 14 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .485 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $1,500 /1
Irv Young* 30 16 32 -1 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .507 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Traded 1
Team Total 29.5 1573 5753 29 1 0 19 34 82 9.2 166 248 27.0 .506 .508 25.2 2.3 229 $16,500
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
Chick Brandom 21 17.0 3 1 5 2.65 3.26 0.11 0.00 98.0 3.09 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .539 .501 Purchased
Howie Camnitz 26 236.2 38 26 76 2.89 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 6 0.7 1.0 -0.2 2.7 21 .519 .505 Rule 5 Draft
Homer Hillebrand* 28 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 3.26 0.07 0.00 98.0 3.12 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 0 .547 .500
Sam Leever 36 192.2 38 20 60 2.80 3.26 0.13 0.00 98.0 3.07 6 0.8 1.0 -0.1 2.4 18 .521 .505
Lefty Leifield* 24 218.2 34 26 69 2.84 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 6 0.8 1.0 -0.2 2.6 20 .524 .505
Nick Maddox 21 260.2 36 32 89 3.07 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 1 0.1 1.0 -0.2 2.2 17 .502 .501 Rule 5 Draft
Tom McCarthy 24 6.0 2 1 1 1.50 3.26 0.10 0.00 98.0 3.10 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.2 1 .574 .501 Purchased
Deacon Phillippe 36 12.0 5 0 15 11.25 3.26 0.17 0.00 98.0 3.03 -11 -1.1 1.0 -0.0 -1.0 -10 .281 .493 Traded
Bob Vail 26 15.0 4 1 10 6.00 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .364 .497
Vic Willis 32 304.2 41 38 95 2.81 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 10 1.3 1.0 -0.2 3.7 29 .531 .508 Traded
Harley Young 24 48.1 8 3 21 3.91 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 -4 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .434 .497 $1,500
Irv Young* 30 89.2 16 7 33 3.31 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 -2 -0.3 1.0 -0.1 0.5 4 .483 .498 Traded
Team Total 27.6 1402.1 226 155 474 3.04 3.26 0.12 0.00 98.0 3.08 8 1.6 1.0 -1.1 12.9 97 .507 .503 $1,500
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1907 / 1909 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics