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1918 Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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65-60, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Hugo Bezdek (65-60)
Scored 466 runs, Allowed 412 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-55

Ballparks: Forbes Field · Attendance: 213,610 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 107, Pitching - 106


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1917 / 1919 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 Walter Schmidt 31 105 356 323 31 77 6 3 0 27 7 17 19 .238 .281 .276 .556 67 89 2 14
2 1B Fritz Mollwitz 28 119 488 432 43 116 12 7 0 45 23 23 24 .269 .305 .329 .634 90 142 0 30
3 2B George Cutshaw 31 126 521 463 56 132 16 10 5 68 25 27 18 .285 .326 .395 .721 116 183 1 29
4 SS Howdy Caton 23 80 344 303 37 71 5 7 0 17 12 32 16 .234 .312 .297 .609 83 90 2 8
5 3B Bill McKechnie# 31 126 479 435 34 111 13 9 2 43 12 24 22 .255 .297 .340 .637 91 148 2 19
6 OF Billy Southworth* 25 64 275 246 37 84 5 7 2 43 19 26 9 .341 .409 .443 .852 155 109 2 1
7 OF Carson Bigbee* 23 92 371 310 47 79 11 3 1 19 19 42 10 .255 .344 .319 .663 99 99 0 17
8 OF Max Carey# 28 126 549 468 70 128 14 6 3 48 58 62 25 .274 .363 .348 .712 114 163 4 15
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 OF Casey Stengel* 27 39 142 122 18 30 4 1 1 12 11 16 14 .246 .343 .320 .663 99 39 2 2
10 OF Bill Hinchman 35 50 132 111 10 26 5 2 0 13 1 15 8 .234 .336 .315 .651 96 35 2 4
11 OF Lee King 25 36 127 112 9 26 3 2 1 11 3 11 15 .232 .301 .321 .622 87 36 0 4
12 SS Roy Ellam 32 26 105 77 9 10 1 1 0 2 2 17 17 .130 .302 .169 .471 42 13 2 5
13 SS Luke Boone 28 27 101 91 7 18 3 0 0 3 1 8 6 .198 .263 .231 .493 48 21 0 6
14 OF Tommy Leach 40 30 94 72 14 14 2 3 0 5 2 19 5 .194 .363 .306 .668 101 22 0 3
15 C Jimmy Archer 35 24 63 58 4 9 1 2 0 3 0 1 6 .155 .197 .241 .438 31 14 2 2
16 UT Ben Shaw 25 21 40 36 5 7 1 0 0 2 0 2 2 .194 .275 .222 .497 50 8 2 0
17 C Red Smith 26 15 28 24 1 4 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 .167 .259 .208 .468 41 5 0 1
18 C Fred Blackwell* 26 8 17 13 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 3 4 .154 .313 .154 .466 41 2 0 1
19 3B Gus Getz 28 7 10 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 20 2 0 0
20 2B Jake Pitler 24 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 54 0 0 0
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
21 P Wilbur Cooper 26 38 103 95 8 23 2 2 0 5 2 3 6 .242 .265 .305 .571 71 29 0 5
22 P Frank Miller 32 23 67 57 4 6 1 0 0 3 0 3 10 .105 .150 .123 .273 -18 7 0 7
23 P Roy Sanders 25 28 58 53 7 8 0 2 0 5 0 3 7 .151 .196 .226 .423 27 12 0 2
24 P Erskine Mayer 28 15 48 42 6 7 1 3 0 3 0 5 9 .167 .255 .333 .589 76 14 0 1
25 P Bob Harmon# 30 18 30 27 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 .148 .207 .148 .355 7 4 0 1
26 P Ralph Comstock 27 15 28 26 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 .192 .250 .192 .442 33 5 1 0
27 P Earl Hamilton* 26 6 21 21 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 .286 .286 .286 .571 71 6 0 0
28 P Bob Steele# 24 10 18 16 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 .125 .176 .250 .426 27 4 0 0
29 P Cy Slapnicka# 32 7 17 14 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 .071 .188 .071 .259 -21 1 1 2
30 P Carmen Hill 22 6 16 12 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 .167 .333 .167 .500 51 2 0 1
31 P Babe Adams* 36 3 9 9 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .556 .889 165 5 0 0
32 P Elmer Jacobs 25 8 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .286 .286 .571 71 2 0 0
33 P Hal Carlson 26 3 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 20 1 0 0
Team Totals 28.4 126 4671 4091 466 1016 107 72 15 391 200 371 285 .248 .315 .321 .635 91 1312 25 180
Rank in 8 NL teams 8 4 7 7 2 4 1 1 1 5 3 5 4 6 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.4 126 4244 3707 434 946 103 63 15 368 197 349 221 .255 .323 .329 .652 96 1220 23 161
Pitcher Totals 27.6 126 427 384 32 70 4 9 0 23 3 22 64 .182 .230 .240 .470 41 92 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
* - 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 FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Wilbur Cooper* 26 19 14 .576 2.11 2.29 38 29 9 26 2 3 273.1 219 86 64 2 65 117 10 0 4 1078 138 1.039 7.2 0.1 2.1 3.9 1.80
2 SP Frank Miller 32 11 8 .579 2.38 2.53 23 23 0 14 2 0 170.1 152 60 45 1 37 47 7 0 1 677 122 1.110 8.0 0.1 2.0 2.5 1.27
3 SP Erskine Mayer 28 9 3 .750 2.26 2.69 15 14 0 11 1 0 123.1 122 40 31 1 27 25 4 0 0 508 129 1.208 8.9 0.1 2.0 1.8 0.93
4 SP Bob Harmon 30 2 7 .222 2.62 2.97 16 9 5 5 0 0 82.1 76 30 24 3 12 7 0 0 0 321 111 1.069 8.3 0.3 1.3 0.8 0.58
5 SP Ralph Comstock 27 5 6 .455 3.00 1.74 15 8 6 6 0 1 81.0 78 33 27 0 14 44 2 0 1 329 97 1.136 8.7 0.0 1.6 4.9 3.14
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 RP Roy Sanders 25 7 9 .438 2.60 2.65 28 14 14 6 1 1 156.0 135 59 45 1 52 55 2 1 4 644 112 1.199 7.8 0.1 3.0 3.2 1.06
7 RP Bob Steele* 24 2 3 .400 3.31 3.07 10 4 3 2 1 1 49.0 44 25 18 2 17 21 2 0 0 209 89 1.245 8.1 0.4 3.1 3.9 1.24
8 RP Elmer Jacobs 25 0 1 .000 5.79 3.86 8 4 1 0 0 0 23.1 31 18 15 0 14 2 0 0 0 111 51 1.929 12.0 0.0 5.4 0.8 0.14
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
9 Earl Hamilton* 26 6 0 1.000 0.83 2.21 6 6 0 6 1 0 54.0 47 7 5 0 13 20 0 0 1 210 352 1.111 7.8 0.0 2.2 3.3 1.54
10 Cy Slapnicka 32 1 4 .200 4.74 4.28 7 6 1 4 0 1 49.1 50 34 26 2 22 3 5 0 1 220 62 1.459 9.1 0.4 4.0 0.5 0.14
11 Carmen Hill 22 2 3 .400 1.24 2.71 6 4 1 3 0 0 43.2 24 11 6 0 17 15 0 0 0 170 237 0.939 4.9 0.0 3.5 3.1 0.88
12 Babe Adams 36 1 1 .500 1.19 2.23 3 3 0 2 0 0 22.2 15 4 3 0 4 6 0 0 0 82 249 0.838 6.0 0.0 1.6 2.4 1.50
13 Hal Carlson 26 0 1 .000 3.75 3.73 3 2 1 0 0 0 12.0 12 5 5 1 5 5 0 0 0 49 81 1.417 9.0 0.8 3.8 3.8 1.00
Team Totals 27.5 65 60 .520 2.48 2.61 126 126 41 85 8 7 1140.1 1005 412 314 13 299 367 32 1 12 4608 118 1.144 7.9 0.1 2.4 2.9 1.23
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 5 2 3 6 3 4 2 2 2 1 4 3
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ 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
Babe Adams 36 3 3 2 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.33 P
Jimmy Archer 35 21 16 13 98 67 30 1 4 .990 4.41 0 5 16 76% 44% C-1B
Carson Bigbee 23 85 81 76 189 168 13 8 1 .958 2.13 OF
Fred Blackwell 26 8 4 3 27 19 6 2 1 .926 3.13 0 5 3 38% 44% C
Luke Boone 28 25 23 19 153 56 85 12 5 .922 5.22 SS-2B
Max Carey 28 126 126 126 401 359 25 17 9 .958 3.05 OF
Hal Carlson 26 3 2 0 4 1 2 1 0 .750 1.00 P
Howdy Caton 23 79 79 77 444 136 276 32 38 .928 5.22 SS
Ralph Comstock 27 15 8 6 25 2 22 1 1 .960 1.60 P
Wilbur Cooper 26 38 29 26 72 4 68 0 0 1.000 1.89 P
George Cutshaw 31 126 126 124 715 323 366 26 62 .964 5.47 2B
Roy Ellam 32 27 22 20 118 42 67 9 7 .924 4.19 SS
Gus Getz 28 2 0 0 8 3 4 1 1 .875 3.50 3B
Earl Hamilton 26 6 6 6 18 4 13 1 2 .944 2.83 P
Bob Harmon 30 16 9 5 29 3 26 0 3 1.000 1.81 P
Carmen Hill 22 6 4 3 14 1 13 0 0 1.000 2.33 P
Bill Hinchman 35 27 25 21 64 51 10 3 0 .953 2.26 OF-1B
Elmer Jacobs 25 8 4 0 14 3 11 0 0 1.000 1.75 P
Lee King 25 34 32 30 55 50 0 5 0 .909 1.39 OF
Tommy Leach 40 25 19 19 55 40 10 5 2 .909 1.92 OF-SS
Erskine Mayer 28 15 14 11 31 4 27 0 1 1.000 2.07 P
Bill McKechnie 31 126 126 124 438 162 261 15 27 .966 3.36 3B
Frank Miller 32 23 23 14 58 2 53 3 1 .948 2.39 P
Fritz Mollwitz 28 119 119 114 1338 1252 73 13 84 .990 11.13 1B
Jake Pitler 24 1 0 0 6 2 2 2 0 .667 4.00 2B
Roy Sanders 25 28 14 6 58 5 51 2 4 .966 2.00 P
Walter Schmidt 31 104 99 86 536 373 153 10 16 .981 5.06 7 56 81 59% 44% C
Ben Shaw 25 14 5 4 70 67 2 1 3 .986 4.93 0 2 1 33% 44% 1B-C
Cy Slapnicka 32 7 6 4 19 3 14 2 0 .895 2.43 P
Red Smith 26 10 6 4 33 27 4 2 0 .939 3.10 0 6 2 25% 44% C
Billy Southworth 25 64 64 64 152 137 12 3 4 .980 2.33 OF
Bob Steele 24 10 4 2 13 1 12 0 1 1.000 1.30 P
Casey Stengel 27 36 36 33 73 64 7 2 3 .973 1.92 OF
Team Totals 28.4 126 1134 1042 5332 3431 1722 179 280 .966 4.15 7 74 103 58% 44%
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 3 2
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
Babe Adams* 36 3 9 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .541 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Purchased /1
Jimmy Archer 35 24 63 -5 0 0 1 1 -3 -0.3 2 -1 -0.1 .486 .498 -0.2 0.2 -2 Purchased 2/3
Carson Bigbee* 23 92 371 1 0 0 1 -4 -2 -0.2 11 10 0.9 .498 .499 0.9 -0.4 9 *O7/9
Fred Blackwell* 26 8 17 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .491 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /2
Luke Boone 28 27 101 -5 -0 0 -1 2 -4 -0.6 3 -1 -0.2 .480 .497 -0.1 0.1 -0 6/4
Max Carey# 28 126 549 9 8 0 8 -3 22 2.5 16 38 4.2 .521 .516 3.3 0.5 30 Purchased *8O
Hal Carlson 26 3 5 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .495 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Rule 5 Draft /1
Howdy Caton 23 80 344 -5 -0 0 7 5 7 0.8 10 17 1.8 .510 .505 1.0 1.5 10 6
Ralph Comstock 27 15 28 -2 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
Wilbur Cooper 26 38 103 -3 -0 0 0 7 3 0.4 0 3 0.4 .510 .502 0.4 -0.0 3 Traded 1
George Cutshaw 31 126 521 8 1 0 4 1 14 1.7 16 30 3.3 .514 .511 2.9 0.6 26 Traded *4
Roy Ellam 32 26 105 -5 -0 0 0 2 -3 -0.4 3 -0 -0.1 .484 .497 -0.1 0.2 -0 Traded 6
Gus Getz 28 7 10 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .486 .499 -0.1 0.0 -0 Waivers /5
Earl Hamilton* 26 6 21 -1 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .512 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Purchased /1
Bob Harmon# 30 18 30 -3 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .494 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Traded 1
Carmen Hill 22 6 16 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .509 .500 0.1 0.0 0 /1
Bill Hinchman 35 50 132 -0 -0 0 -5 -1 -6 -0.8 4 -2 -0.4 .484 .495 0.2 -0.8 3 O9/37
Elmer Jacobs 25 8 7 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Lee King 25 36 127 -2 -0 0 -2 -2 -6 -0.7 4 -2 -0.3 .481 .496 -0.1 -0.5 0 Rule 5 Draft O7/9
Tommy Leach 40 30 94 1 -0 0 -1 -1 -1 -0.2 3 2 0.1 .495 .499 0.3 -0.2 3 Traded O7/96
Erskine Mayer 28 15 48 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .514 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Traded 1
Bill McKechnie# 31 126 479 -5 -1 0 3 4 2 0.2 15 17 1.7 .502 .501 1.4 0.8 14 Purchased *5
Frank Miller 32 23 67 -8 0 0 0 4 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .479 .497 -0.5 -0.0 -4 1
Fritz Mollwitz 28 119 488 -5 1 0 3 -4 -6 -0.8 15 9 0.7 .493 .495 0.4 -0.2 6 Traded *3
Jake Pitler 24 2 2 0 0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .458 .499 0.0 -0.1 0 Traded /4
Roy Sanders 25 28 58 -5 0 0 0 4 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Traded 1
Walter Schmidt 31 105 356 -12 -0 0 3 5 -4 -0.6 11 7 0.5 .495 .497 0.2 1.0 4 *2
Ben Shaw 25 21 40 -2 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .489 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /32
Cy Slapnicka# 32 7 17 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .482 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Red Smith 26 15 28 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .491 .499 -0.0 0.1 -0 2
Billy Southworth* 25 64 275 16 0 0 10 -3 23 2.7 8 31 3.6 .543 .517 2.4 0.8 21 O9
Bob Steele# 24 10 18 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Traded 1
Casey Stengel* 27 39 142 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0.2 4 6 0.6 .504 .501 0.4 0.0 4 Traded O9
Team Total 28.4 1303 4671 -41 10 0 32 27 28 2.7 129 157 16.0 .503 .503 12.5 3.5 125
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
Babe Adams 36 22.2 3 3 4 1.59 3.82 0.23 0.00 94.2 3.38 5 0.6 -0.0 0.8 6 .709 .504 Purchased
Hal Carlson 26 12.0 3 2 5 3.75 4.18 0.23 0.00 101.8 4.02 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .515 .500 Rule 5 Draft
Ralph Comstock 27 82.0 15 8 33 3.62 3.63 0.24 0.00 104.8 3.55 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 0.5 5 .495 .500
Wilbur Cooper* 26 273.0 38 29 86 2.84 3.54 0.24 0.00 104.4 3.45 19 2.4 1.0 -0.3 4.4 37 .563 .515 Traded
Earl Hamilton* 26 54.0 6 6 7 1.17 3.94 0.24 0.00 103.3 3.82 16 2.3 -0.1 2.7 20 .878 .514 Purchased
Bob Harmon 30 82.1 16 9 30 3.28 3.70 0.27 0.00 101.1 3.47 2 0.2 1.0 -0.1 0.8 7 .514 .501 Traded
Carmen Hill 22 43.2 6 4 11 2.27 3.63 0.23 0.00 105.7 3.59 6 0.9 1.0 -0.0 1.2 9 .644 .505
Elmer Jacobs 25 23.1 8 4 18 6.94 3.48 0.30 0.00 106.3 3.38 -9 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.8 -8 .375 .494 Purchased
Erskine Mayer 28 123.1 15 14 40 2.92 3.54 0.27 0.00 104.7 3.42 7 0.9 1.0 -0.1 1.8 15 .559 .505 Traded
Frank Miller 32 171.1 23 23 60 3.15 3.67 0.25 0.00 102.7 3.51 7 0.9 -0.2 2.1 18 .537 .505
Roy Sanders 25 158.1 28 14 59 3.35 3.51 0.25 0.00 104.6 3.41 1 0.1 1.0 -0.1 1.3 12 .505 .501 Traded
Cy Slapnicka 32 49.1 7 6 34 6.20 3.47 0.29 0.00 107.7 3.43 -15 -1.5 1.0 -0.0 -1.1 -12 .290 .491
Bob Steele* 24 49.0 10 4 25 4.59 3.60 0.25 0.00 106.2 3.56 -6 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -2 .435 .496 Traded
Team Total 27.5 1144.1 178 126 412 3.24 3.61 0.25 0.00 104.0 3.49 32 5.1 1.0 -1.1 13.6 108 .529 .504
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1917 / 1919 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics