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1909 St. Louis Browns

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1908 / 1910

61-89, Finished 7th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jimmy McAleer (61-89)
Scored 441 runs, Allowed 575 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-93

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 366,274 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 93, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 95


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1908 / 1910 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 Lou Criger 37 74 250 212 15 36 1 1 0 9 2 25 22 .170 .261 .184 .444 45 39 1 12
2 1B Tom Jones 32 97 380 337 30 84 9 3 0 29 13 18 14 .249 .299 .294 .593 93 99 6 19
3 2B Jimmy Williams 32 110 415 374 32 73 3 6 0 22 6 29 34 .195 .257 .235 .492 60 88 2 10
4 SS Bobby Wallace 35 116 451 403 36 96 12 2 0 35 7 38 25 .238 .310 .278 .588 92 112 4 6
5 3B Hobe Ferris 34 148 583 556 36 120 18 5 4 58 11 12 58 .216 .232 .288 .520 69 160 0 15
6 OF Roy Hartzell* 27 152 647 595 64 161 12 5 0 32 14 29 50 .271 .312 .308 .620 102 183 7 16
7 OF George Stone* 32 83 350 310 33 89 5 4 1 15 8 24 34 .287 .340 .339 .679 121 105 1 15
8 OF Danny Hoffman* 29 110 440 387 44 104 6 7 2 26 24 41 67 .269 .349 .336 .685 123 130 7 5
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 Art Griggs 24 108 401 364 38 102 17 5 0 43 11 24 38 .280 .330 .354 .684 123 129 3 10
10 OF Jack McAleese 30 85 312 267 33 57 7 0 0 12 18 32 37 .213 .318 .240 .558 82 64 9 4
11 C Jim Stephens 25 79 244 223 18 49 5 0 3 18 5 13 28 .220 .278 .283 .561 82 63 5 3
12 OF Al Schweitzer 26 27 85 76 7 17 2 0 0 2 3 5 16 .224 .298 .250 .548 78 19 3 1
13 OF Walt Devoy 24 19 73 69 7 17 3 1 0 8 4 3 13 .246 .278 .319 .597 94 22 0 1
14 OF Ned Crompton* 20 17 72 63 7 10 2 1 0 2 1 7 18 .159 .254 .222 .476 55 14 1 1
15 OF Burt Shotton* 24 17 71 61 5 16 0 1 0 0 3 5 8 .262 .328 .295 .623 103 18 1 4
16 UT Ham Patterson 31 17 50 49 2 10 1 0 0 5 1 0 2 .204 .204 .224 .429 39 11 0 1
17 C Wib Smith* 22 17 44 42 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 .190 .190 .190 .381 24 8 0 2
18 UT Harry Howell 32 18 39 34 5 6 1 0 0 3 0 2 15 .176 .222 .206 .428 39 7 0 3
19 C Bill Killefer 21 11 29 29 0 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .138 .138 .138 .276 -10 4 0 0
20 OF Claude Rossman* 28 2 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 -19 1 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 Barney Pelty 28 37 100 91 6 15 2 1 0 3 2 5 17 .165 .208 .209 .417 36 19 0 4
22 P Jack Powell 34 34 83 78 3 14 1 1 0 6 0 1 10 .179 .190 .218 .408 33 17 0 4
23 P Bill Bailey* 21 38 82 77 1 22 1 1 0 7 1 3 20 .286 .313 .325 .637 107 25 0 2
24 P Rube Waddell 32 31 78 75 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 3 23 .067 .103 .080 .183 -40 6 0 0
25 P Bill Grahame? 25 34 68 63 6 10 0 0 0 2 0 5 27 .159 .221 .159 .379 24 10 0 0
26 P Dode Criss* 24 35 49 48 2 14 6 1 0 7 0 0 8 .292 .306 .458 .764 148 22 1 0
27 P Bill Dinneen 33 17 42 36 6 7 1 0 0 2 0 5 6 .194 .293 .222 .515 68 8 0 1
28 P Ed Kusel? 23 3 10 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .300 .600 95 3 0 0
29 P Jack Gilligan# 23 3 10 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111 .111 .111 .222 -28 1 0 1
30 P Chuck Rose* 23 3 9 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .125 .000 .125 -59 0 0 1
31 P Bill McCorry* 21 2 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 -45 0 0 0
32 P Phil Stremmel 29 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.8 154 5487 4964 443 1151 116 45 10 351 136 331 607 .232 .287 .279 .566 84 1387 51 141
Rank in 8 AL teams 7 7 6 8 7 5 7 6 5 6 7 6 6 6 5
Non-Pitcher Totals 30.0 154 4905 4425 410 1054 103 41 10 319 133 305 473 .238 .295 .287 .582 89 1269 50 125
Pitcher Totals 28.0 154 582 539 33 97 13 4 0 32 3 26 134 .180 .219 .219 .438 43 118 1 16
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 Jack Powell 34 12 16 .429 2.11 2.16 34 27 6 18 4 3 239.0 221 83 56 1 42 82 4 0 2 930 115 1.100 8.3 0.0 1.6 3.1 1.95
2 SP Rube Waddell* 32 11 14 .440 2.37 1.87 31 28 3 16 5 0 220.1 204 78 58 1 57 141 7 0 3 829 103 1.185 8.3 0.0 2.3 5.8 2.47
3 SP Barney Pelty 28 11 11 .500 2.30 2.34 27 23 3 17 5 0 199.1 158 63 51 2 53 88 5 1 2 770 105 1.059 7.1 0.1 2.4 4.0 1.66
4 SP Bill Bailey* 21 9 10 .474 2.44 2.42 32 20 12 17 1 0 199.0 174 71 54 2 75 114 6 0 9 784 99 1.251 7.9 0.1 3.4 5.2 1.52
5 SP Bill Grahame* 25 8 14 .364 3.12 2.59 34 21 11 13 3 1 187.1 171 78 65 3 60 82 5 0 7 733 78 1.233 8.2 0.1 2.9 3.9 1.37
6 SP Bill Dinneen 33 6 7 .462 3.46 2.90 17 13 3 8 3 0 112.0 112 53 43 3 29 26 1 1 2 449 70 1.259 9.0 0.2 2.3 2.1 0.90
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
7 RP Dode Criss 24 1 5 .167 3.42 2.51 11 6 5 3 0 0 55.1 53 33 21 0 32 43 2 0 4 236 72 1.536 8.6 0.0 5.2 7.0 1.34
8 RP Harry Howell 32 1 1 .500 3.13 2.24 10 3 6 0 0 0 37.1 42 21 13 0 8 16 3 0 3 154 79 1.339 10.1 0.0 1.9 3.9 2.00
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 Chuck Rose* 23 1 2 .333 5.40 3.46 3 3 0 3 0 0 25.0 32 17 15 1 7 6 3 0 0 107 46 1.560 11.5 0.4 2.5 2.2 0.86
10 Ed Kusel 23 0 3 .000 7.13 2.72 3 3 0 3 0 0 24.0 43 28 19 1 1 2 0 0 0 113 35 1.833 16.1 0.4 0.4 0.8 2.00
11 Jack Gilligan 23 1 2 .333 5.48 3.87 3 3 0 3 0 0 23.0 28 19 14 1 9 4 2 0 1 100 45 1.609 11.0 0.4 3.5 1.6 0.44
12 Phil Stremmel 29 0 2 .000 4.50 2.38 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 20 9 9 0 4 6 1 0 0 70 56 1.333 10.0 0.0 2.0 3.0 1.50
13 Bill McCorry 21 0 2 .000 9.00 2.95 2 2 0 2 0 0 15.0 29 21 15 1 6 10 0 0 1 79 28 2.333 17.4 0.6 3.6 6.0 1.67
Team Totals 28.3 61 89 .407 2.88 2.39 154 154 49 105 21 4 1354.2 1287 574 433 16 383 620 39 2 34 5354 85 1.233 8.6 0.1 2.5 4.1 1.62
Rank in 8 AL teams 7 2 7 5 3 4 7 7 6 7 5 4 4
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 CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Bill Bailey 21 35 59 5 52 2 1 .966 1.63 P-OF
Lou Criger 37 73 492 387 98 7 16 .986 6.64 7 91 71 44% 45% C
Dode Criss 24 11 12 2 10 0 0 1.000 1.09 P
Ned Crompton 20 17 33 26 4 3 1 .909 1.76 OF
Walt Devoy 24 19 50 46 3 1 0 .980 2.58 OF-1B
Bill Dinneen 33 17 41 6 34 1 1 .976 2.35 P
Hobe Ferris 34 148 615 249 330 36 28 .941 3.91 3B-2B
Jack Gilligan 23 3 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.67 P
Bill Grahame 25 34 71 9 58 4 5 .944 1.97 P
Art Griggs 24 99 599 517 60 22 23 .963 5.83 1B-OF-2B-SS
Roy Hartzell 27 151 510 257 219 34 20 .933 3.15 OF-SS-2B
Danny Hoffman 29 110 248 230 10 8 6 .968 2.18 OF
Harry Howell 32 18 46 15 27 4 2 .913 2.33 P-3B-OF
Tom Jones 32 97 1042 956 75 11 57 .989 10.63 1B-3B
Bill Killefer 21 11 63 36 21 6 2 .905 5.18 0 11 15 58% 45% C
Ed Kusel 23 3 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 2.33 P
Jack McAleese 30 81 150 121 15 14 2 .907 1.68 OF-3B
Bill McCorry 21 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 P
Ham Patterson 31 12 75 73 2 0 2 1.000 6.25 OF-1B
Barney Pelty 28 37 132 33 90 9 6 .932 3.32 P-SS-2B-1B-OF
Jack Powell 34 34 71 9 58 4 0 .944 1.97 P
Chuck Rose 23 3 7 1 4 2 0 .714 1.67 P
Claude Rossman 28 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 OF
Al Schweitzer 26 22 30 26 2 2 0 .933 1.27 OF
Burt Shotton 24 17 47 41 2 4 0 .915 2.53 OF
Wib Smith 22 14 56 36 11 9 0 .839 3.36 4 15 8 35% 45% C-1B
Jim Stephens 25 72 447 335 103 9 9 .980 6.08 6 87 75 46% 45% C
George Stone 32 81 167 147 8 12 4 .928 1.91 OF
Phil Stremmel 29 2 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 4.50 P
Rube Waddell 32 31 80 13 56 11 1 .863 2.23 P
Bobby Wallace 35 116 610 242 336 32 39 .948 4.98 SS-3B
Jimmy Williams 32 109 521 221 280 20 42 .962 4.60 2B
Team Totals 29.8 154 6298 4045 1986 267 267 .958 4.07 17 204 169 45% 45%
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 2 4
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
Bill Bailey* 21 38 82 -0 -0 0 0 6 6 0.7 0 6 0.7 .520 .505 0.7 -0.1 6 1/O
Lou Criger 37 74 250 -11 -0 0 4 4 -3 -0.4 9 6 0.5 .495 .498 0.1 1.0 2 Traded 2
Dode Criss* 24 35 49 2 0 0 0 4 6 0.7 0 6 0.7 .520 .504 0.7 -0.0 6 Purchased 1
Ned Crompton* 20 17 72 -3 -0 0 0 -1 -4 -0.5 2 -2 -0.3 .470 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -2 Purchased O
Walt Devoy 24 19 73 -1 0 0 -2 -1 -3 -0.4 3 -1 -0.2 .477 .497 0.1 -0.4 1 O/3
Bill Dinneen 33 17 42 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.3 0 2 0.3 .516 .502 0.3 -0.0 2 Traded 1
Hobe Ferris 34 148 583 -17 -1 0 -4 4 -18 -2.5 21 3 -0.2 .485 .486 0.5 -0.1 7 Traded *54
Jack Gilligan# 23 3 10 -1 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .475 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 Purchased /1
Bill Grahame? 25 34 68 -5 0 0 0 5 0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 Purchased 1
Art Griggs 24 108 401 9 -1 0 -6 -4 -2 -0.3 14 12 1.2 .498 .499 2.1 -1.3 18 Rule 5 Draft 3O/46
Roy Hartzell* 27 152 647 2 -1 0 -1 -0 -0 -0.2 22 22 2.2 .500 .500 2.5 -0.3 23 Purchased O6/4
Danny Hoffman* 29 110 440 10 -0 0 0 -3 7 0.7 16 22 2.4 .508 .505 2.5 -0.4 22 Traded *O
Harry Howell 32 18 39 -3 0 0 0 3 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Traded 1/5O
Tom Jones 32 97 380 -1 -1 0 1 -3 -4 -0.6 14 10 0.9 .495 .497 0.9 -0.3 9 Rule 5 Draft 3/5
Bill Killefer 21 11 29 -3 0 0 -1 0 -3 -0.4 1 -2 -0.3 .463 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -1 $1,200 Purchased 2
Ed Kusel? 23 3 10 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .531 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Rule 5 Draft /1
Jack McAleese 30 85 312 -3 0 0 -5 -3 -11 -1.5 11 0 -0.2 .484 .492 0.5 -1.1 5 O/5
Bill McCorry* 21 2 6 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .485 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Rule 5 Draft /1
Ham Patterson 31 17 50 -3 -0 0 0 -1 -3 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .475 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -2 /3O
Barney Pelty 28 37 100 -6 -0 0 -1 8 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .501 0.2 -0.1 2 Purchased 1/643O
Jack Powell 34 34 83 -5 0 0 0 6 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 Jumped Lgs 1
Chuck Rose* 23 3 9 -1 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .477 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 Purchased /1
Claude Rossman* 28 2 8 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .436 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Traded /O
Al Schweitzer 26 27 85 -2 -0 0 -2 -1 -5 -0.6 3 -2 -0.3 .478 .496 0.0 -0.4 0 Rule 5 Draft O
Burt Shotton* 24 17 71 0 -0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.1 2 2 0.2 .498 .500 0.2 -0.1 2 Rule 5 Draft O
Wib Smith* 22 17 44 -3 0 0 -3 1 -6 -0.7 2 -4 -0.5 .459 .496 -0.2 -0.3 -1 2/3
Jim Stephens 25 79 244 -3 -0 0 2 4 2 0.2 9 11 1.2 .504 .502 1.0 0.7 9 Rule 5 Draft 2
George Stone* 32 83 350 7 -1 0 1 -4 3 0.3 12 15 1.6 .504 .502 1.6 -0.5 14 Traded O
Phil Stremmel 29 2 6 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .456 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft /1
Rube Waddell 32 31 78 -11 0 0 0 6 -5 -0.6 0 -5 -0.6 .481 .496 -0.6 -0.0 -5 $1,200 Purchased 1
Bobby Wallace 35 116 451 -1 -1 0 0 7 5 0.5 16 21 2.2 .505 .504 2.4 0.8 21 Jumped Lgs 65
Jimmy Williams 32 110 415 -14 -1 0 -1 0 -15 -2.1 15 -0 -0.4 .482 .488 -0.2 -0.2 1 Traded *4
Team Total 29.8 1546 5487 -71 -6 0 -18 44 -51 -8.1 175 124 11.0 .496 .498 14.7 -3.5 142 $2,400
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
Bill Bailey* 21 199.0 32 20 71 3.21 3.52 -0.11 0.00 98.0 3.56 11 1.4 1.0 -0.2 3.1 23 .543 .508
Dode Criss 24 55.1 11 6 33 5.37 3.52 -0.11 0.00 98.0 3.56 -10 -1.2 1.0 -0.1 -0.7 -7 .394 .493 Purchased
Bill Dinneen 33 112.0 17 13 53 4.26 3.52 -0.13 0.00 98.0 3.58 -7 -0.8 1.0 -0.1 0.2 0 .452 .495 Traded
Jack Gilligan 23 23.0 3 3 19 7.43 3.52 -0.14 0.00 98.0 3.59 -10 -0.8 -0.0 -0.6 -8 .222 .495 Purchased
Bill Grahame* 25 187.1 34 21 78 3.75 3.52 -0.12 0.00 98.0 3.57 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.2 1.5 11 .496 .499 Purchased
Harry Howell 32 37.1 10 3 21 5.06 3.52 -0.13 0.00 98.0 3.58 -6 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .434 .496 Traded
Ed Kusel 23 24.0 3 3 28 10.50 3.52 -0.17 0.00 98.0 3.62 -18 -1.2 -0.0 -1.0 -17 .111 .493 Rule 5 Draft
Bill McCorry 21 15.0 2 2 21 12.60 3.52 -0.15 0.00 98.0 3.60 -15 -0.8 -0.0 -0.7 -14 .080 .495 Rule 5 Draft
Barney Pelty 28 199.1 27 23 63 2.84 3.52 -0.12 0.00 98.0 3.57 19 2.5 1.0 -0.2 4.3 31 .594 .516 Purchased
Jack Powell 34 239.0 34 27 83 3.13 3.52 -0.13 0.00 98.0 3.58 15 2.0 1.0 -0.3 4.1 30 .559 .512 Jumped Lgs
Chuck Rose* 23 25.0 3 3 17 6.12 3.52 -0.14 0.00 98.0 3.59 -7 -0.7 -0.0 -0.4 -5 .283 .496 Purchased
Phil Stremmel 29 18.0 2 2 9 4.50 3.52 -0.12 0.00 98.0 3.57 -2 -0.2 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .408 .499 Rule 5 Draft
Rube Waddell* 32 220.1 31 28 78 3.19 3.52 -0.11 0.00 98.0 3.56 12 1.6 1.0 -0.2 3.5 26 .551 .510 $1,200 Purchased
Team Total 28.3 1354.2 209 154 574 3.81 3.52 -0.12 0.00 98.0 3.57 -17 1.0 1.0 -1.4 12.9 67 .505 .505 $1,200
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1908 / 1910 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics