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1923 St. Louis Browns

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1922 / 1924

74-78, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Lee Fohl (52-49) and Jimmy Austin (22-29)
Scored 688 runs, Allowed 720 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-79

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 430,296 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 104


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1922 / 1924 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 Hank Severeid 32 122 480 432 50 133 27 6 3 51 3 0 31 11 .308 .356 .419 .775 98 181 1 16
2 1B Dutch Schliebner 32 127 503 444 50 122 19 6 4 52 3 2 39 60 .275 .339 .372 .710 82 165 4 15
3 2B Marty McManus 23 154 661 582 86 180 35 10 15 94 14 10 49 50 .309 .367 .481 .848 117 280 4 23
4 SS Wally Gerber 31 154 692 605 85 170 26 3 1 62 4 6 54 50 .281 .342 .339 .681 75 205 2 28
5 3B Gene Robertson* 23 78 292 251 36 62 10 1 0 17 4 2 21 7 .247 .310 .295 .605 56 74 2 18
6 OF Ken Williams* 33 147 646 555 106 198 37 12 29 91 18 17 79 32 .357 .439 .623 1.062 171 346 2 10
7 OF Baby Doll Jacobson 32 147 644 592 76 183 29 6 8 81 6 6 29 27 .309 .343 .419 .762 95 248 2 20
8 OF Jack Tobin* 31 151 696 637 91 202 32 15 13 73 8 7 42 13 .317 .363 .476 .839 114 303 4 13
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 3B Homer Ezzell 27 88 302 279 31 68 6 0 0 14 4 3 15 20 .244 .287 .265 .552 42 74 2 12
10 C Pat Collins 26 85 201 181 9 32 8 0 3 30 0 0 15 45 .177 .240 .271 .511 31 49 0 8
11 2B Eddie Foster 36 27 115 100 9 18 2 0 0 4 0 0 7 7 .180 .241 .200 .441 14 20 1 7
12 UT Cedric Durst* 26 45 95 85 11 18 2 0 5 11 0 0 8 14 .212 .280 .412 .691 76 35 0 2
13 OF Bill Whaley 27 23 56 50 5 12 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 .240 .309 .320 .629 62 16 1 1
14 3B Frank Ellerbe 27 18 50 49 6 9 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 5 .184 .200 .184 .384 -1 9 0 0
15 C Josh Billings 31 4 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
16 UT Johnny Schulte* 26 7 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 .000 .571 .000 .571 55 0 0 0
17 OF Herschel Bennett* 26 5 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -46 0 0 0
18 Harry Rice* 21 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
19 Syl Simon 25 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
20 Bill Mizeur* 26 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
21 Jimmy Austin# 43 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 P Elam Vangilder 27 45 114 110 9 24 5 0 1 8 0 0 3 21 .218 .239 .291 .530 36 32 0 1
23 P Urban Shocker 32 43 108 80 9 16 1 0 0 6 0 0 16 21 .200 .333 .213 .546 42 17 0 12
24 P Dave Danforth* 33 38 88 71 5 15 5 1 0 11 0 0 9 7 .211 .309 .310 .619 59 22 1 8
25 P Ray Kolp 28 34 63 54 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 8 .111 .172 .130 .302 -22 7 0 5
26 P Dixie Davis 32 19 42 40 3 10 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .250 .268 .275 .543 40 11 0 1
27 P Hub Pruett* 22 32 32 23 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 4 .130 .286 .130 .416 9 3 0 4
28 P Rasty Wright 27 20 31 27 4 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 .222 .250 .296 .546 40 8 0 3
29 P Charlie Root 24 27 14 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .077 .143 .077 .220 -43 1 0 0
30 P Bill Bayne* 24 19 14 13 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .231 .231 .462 19 3 0 2
31 P George Grant 20 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
32 P Sloppy Thurston 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 P Jumbo Elliott 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.6 154 5967 5296 686 1491 248 62 82 613 64 54 439 425 .282 .340 .398 .738 89 2109 26 209
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 6 4 5 6 2 8 1 7 3 4 6 4 4 4 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.7 154 5459 4863 652 1407 235 60 81 583 64 54 399 346 .289 .346 .412 .759 94 2005 25 173
Pitcher Totals 29.1 154 508 433 34 84 13 2 1 30 0 0 40 79 .194 .264 .240 .504 30 104 1 36
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 Elam Vangilder 27 16 17 .485 3.06 4.30 41 35 5 20 4 1 282.1 276 129 96 12 120 74 6 0 5 1210 137 1.403 8.8 0.4 3.8 2.4 0.62
2 SP Urban Shocker 32 20 12 .625 3.41 3.27 43 35 8 24 3 5 277.1 292 122 105 12 49 109 3 0 2 1154 123 1.230 9.5 0.4 1.6 3.5 2.22
3 SP Dave Danforth* 33 16 14 .533 3.94 3.63 38 29 4 16 0 1 226.1 221 111 99 4 87 96 12 3 2 967 106 1.361 8.8 0.2 3.5 3.8 1.10
4 SP Dixie Davis 32 4 6 .400 3.62 4.50 19 17 1 5 1 0 109.1 106 61 44 3 63 36 5 0 1 493 116 1.546 8.7 0.2 5.2 3.0 0.57
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
5 RP Ray Kolp 28 5 12 .294 3.89 4.30 34 17 10 11 1 1 171.1 178 91 74 11 54 44 6 0 0 736 108 1.354 9.4 0.6 2.8 2.3 0.81
6 RP Hub Pruett* 22 4 7 .364 4.31 4.10 32 8 14 3 0 2 104.1 109 57 50 3 64 59 3 0 2 473 97 1.658 9.4 0.3 5.5 5.1 0.92
7 RP Rasty Wright 27 7 4 .636 6.42 4.66 20 8 4 4 0 0 82.2 107 64 59 6 34 26 5 0 3 386 65 1.706 11.6 0.7 3.7 2.8 0.76
8 RP Charlie Root 24 0 4 .000 5.70 4.10 27 2 15 0 0 0 60.0 68 45 38 4 18 27 6 0 1 263 74 1.433 10.2 0.6 2.7 4.1 1.50
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 Bill Bayne* 24 2 2 .500 4.50 5.63 19 2 7 0 0 0 46.0 49 25 23 4 31 15 3 0 0 209 94 1.739 9.6 0.8 6.1 2.9 0.48
10 George Grant 20 0 0 5.19 3.51 4 0 2 0 0 0 8.2 15 7 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 43 84 2.077 15.6 0.0 3.1 2.1 0.67
11 Sloppy Thurston 24 0 0 6.75 4.43 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.0 8 4 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 23 68 2.500 18.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
12 Jumbo Elliott* 22 0 0 27.00 11.93 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 7 21 4.000 9.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 28.9 74 78 .487 3.93 4.04 154 154 71 83 9 10 1373.1 1430 719 599 59 528 488 49 3 16 5964 107 1.426 9.4 0.4 3.5 3.2 0.92
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 4 3 2 1 7 6 2 2 3 6 5 2
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
Bill Bayne 24 19 2 0 12 3 8 1 1 .917 0.58 P
Herschel Bennett 26 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 OF
Josh Billings 31 5 1 1 12 8 3 1 1 .917 2.75 1 1 1 50% 45% C
Pat Collins 26 45 37 35 196 161 31 4 4 .980 4.09 3 23 17 43% 45% C
Dave Danforth 33 38 29 16 61 7 54 0 2 1.000 1.61 P
Dixie Davis 32 19 17 5 25 5 18 2 2 .920 1.21 P
Cedric Durst 26 19 16 14 89 84 2 3 6 .966 4.78 OF-1B
Frank Ellerbe 27 14 10 9 30 11 18 1 2 .967 2.07 3B
Jumbo Elliott 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Homer Ezzell 27 82 68 63 281 96 175 10 16 .964 3.35 3B-2B
Eddie Foster 36 27 26 21 99 42 52 5 15 .949 3.48 2B-3B
Wally Gerber 31 154 154 154 837 334 461 42 86 .950 5.16 SS
George Grant 20 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Baby Doll Jacobson 32 146 146 145 430 409 10 11 4 .974 2.87 OF
Ray Kolp 28 34 17 11 52 10 37 5 2 .904 1.38 P
Marty McManus 23 153 153 150 972 555 385 32 102 .967 6.14 2B-1B
Hub Pruett 22 32 8 3 33 2 30 1 1 .970 1.00 P
Gene Robertson 23 75 71 61 219 87 118 14 7 .936 2.73 3B-2B
Charlie Root 24 27 2 0 14 1 13 0 0 1.000 0.52 P
Dutch Schliebner 32 127 127 127 1233 1141 79 13 102 .989 9.61 1B
Johnny Schulte 26 2 0 0 6 5 1 0 1 1.000 3.00 0 0 1 100% 45% 1B-C
Hank Severeid 32 116 116 105 603 511 88 4 9 .993 5.16 3 73 59 45% 45% C
Urban Shocker 32 43 35 24 70 11 56 3 3 .957 1.56 P
Sloppy Thurston 24 2 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.50 P
Jack Tobin 31 151 151 150 292 269 14 9 3 .969 1.87 OF
Elam Vangilder 27 41 35 20 66 4 61 1 4 .985 1.59 P
Bill Whaley 27 13 11 10 27 25 2 0 0 1.000 2.08 OF
Ken Williams 33 145 145 144 368 333 23 12 5 .967 2.46 OF
Rasty Wright 27 20 8 4 29 4 23 2 1 .931 1.35 P
Team Totals 29.3 154 1386 1272 6063 4119 1767 177 379 .971 3.79 7 97 78 45% 45%
Rank in 8 AL teams 2 2 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
Jimmy Austin# 43 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Traded
Bill Bayne* 24 19 14 -2 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,600 1
Herschel Bennett* 26 5 5 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .482 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $2,550 /8O
Josh Billings 31 4 9 -3 0 0 0 0 -3 -0.3 0 -2 -0.2 .434 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 $4,500 Traded /2
Pat Collins 26 85 201 -21 0 0 0 2 -19 -1.9 8 -11 -1.1 .478 .488 -1.1 0.1 -11 2
Dave Danforth* 33 38 88 -5 0 0 0 8 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .510 .502 0.4 -0.0 4 $5,500 1
Dixie Davis 32 19 42 -4 0 0 0 4 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 0 $5,000 Traded 1
Cedric Durst* 26 45 95 -4 0 0 -1 -1 -6 -0.6 4 -2 -0.2 .488 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -1 $3,000 O/379
Frank Ellerbe 27 18 50 -7 -0 0 0 0 -7 -0.7 2 -5 -0.5 .460 .496 -0.5 0.0 -5 $5,000 Traded 5
Jumbo Elliott 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Homer Ezzell 27 88 302 -23 0 0 4 3 -16 -1.7 11 -5 -0.5 .481 .490 -0.9 0.6 -9 $2,100 5/4
Eddie Foster 36 27 115 -13 0 0 1 1 -11 -1.1 4 -7 -0.7 .458 .493 -0.8 0.2 -8 $5,500 Waivers 4/5
Wally Gerber 31 154 692 -22 -0 0 3 10 -9 -0.9 25 16 1.6 .494 .494 1.4 1.3 14 $6,500 *6
George Grant 20 4 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .489 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $1,950 /1
Baby Doll Jacobson 32 147 644 -5 0 0 5 -4 -4 -0.4 24 20 2.0 .497 .498 1.5 0.1 15 $6,000 Traded *8O
Ray Kolp 28 34 63 -11 0 0 0 6 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .487 .497 -0.4 -0.0 -4 $4,200 1
Marty McManus 23 154 661 12 0 0 -5 4 11 1.0 25 36 3.5 .507 .507 4.1 -0.2 41 $7,000 *43
Bill Mizeur* 26 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .472 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0
Hub Pruett* 22 32 32 -3 0 0 0 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 $4,200 1
Harry Rice* 21 4 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .479 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $1,350
Gene Robertson* 23 78 292 -16 1 0 -3 2 -16 -1.6 11 -5 -0.5 .479 .490 -0.2 -0.1 -2 $3,500 5/4
Charlie Root 24 27 14 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 $2,100 1
Dutch Schliebner 32 127 503 -13 1 0 0 -6 -18 -1.9 19 1 0.1 .486 .489 0.1 -0.6 1 Traded *3
Johnny Schulte* 26 7 7 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Unknown /32
Hank Severeid 32 122 480 -1 2 0 4 4 9 0.8 18 27 2.7 .507 .505 2.3 0.8 23 $8,500 *2
Urban Shocker 32 43 108 -8 0 0 0 10 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .507 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 $9,000 Traded 1
Syl Simon 25 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .472 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $1,500
Sloppy Thurston 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Jack Tobin* 31 151 696 12 0 0 -9 -7 -4 -0.4 25 21 2.1 .498 .498 3.0 -1.6 30 Purchased *O9
Elam Vangilder 27 45 114 -11 0 0 0 11 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 1
Bill Whaley 27 23 56 -3 0 0 0 -0 -3 -0.3 2 -1 -0.1 .486 .498 -0.1 -0.0 -1 O/879
Ken Williams* 33 147 646 57 -2 0 5 -7 54 5.2 24 78 7.6 .535 .532 7.2 -0.2 73 $9,500 *7O
Rasty Wright 27 20 31 -3 0 0 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Team Total 29.6 1673 5967 -99 3 0 4 49 -44 -5.1 204 160 15.4 .497 .500 15.4 0.1 156 $102,050
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 Bayne* 24 46.0 19 2 25 4.89 5.32 0.03 0.00 101.5 5.37 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.7 8 .513 .501 $3,600
Dave Danforth* 33 226.1 38 29 111 4.41 4.89 0.03 0.00 104.2 5.06 16 1.6 1.0 -0.1 3.9 41 .543 .510 $5,500
Dixie Davis 32 109.1 19 17 61 5.02 4.77 0.03 0.00 103.6 4.91 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 0.9 11 .492 .499 $5,000 Traded
Jumbo Elliott* 22 1.0 1 0 3 27.00 5.55 0.03 0.00 110.0 6.08 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .310 .499
George Grant 20 8.2 4 0 7 7.27 5.45 0.03 0.00 98.7 5.34 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .455 .499 $1,950
Ray Kolp 28 171.1 34 17 91 4.78 4.78 0.03 0.00 104.2 4.95 3 0.3 1.0 -0.1 2.0 22 .509 .502 $4,200
Hub Pruett* 22 104.1 32 8 57 4.92 5.12 0.02 0.00 105.1 5.35 5 0.5 1.0 -0.1 1.5 17 .516 .503 $4,200
Charlie Root 24 60.0 27 2 45 6.75 4.90 0.03 0.00 106.3 5.18 -11 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .462 .494 $2,100
Urban Shocker 32 276.2 43 35 122 3.97 4.81 0.03 0.00 105.3 5.04 32 3.4 1.0 -0.1 6.1 64 .579 .521 $9,000 Traded
Sloppy Thurston 24 4.0 2 1 4 9.00 5.01 0.04 0.00 110.0 5.47 -2 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .426 .499
Elam Vangilder 27 282.1 41 35 129 4.11 4.83 0.03 0.00 105.0 5.04 29 3.0 1.0 -0.1 5.8 61 .574 .519
Rasty Wright 27 82.2 20 8 64 6.97 4.82 0.03 0.00 105.1 5.04 -18 -1.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.8 -9 .417 .490
Team Total 28.9 1372.2 280 154 719 4.71 4.87 0.03 0.00 104.7 5.07 52 5.8 1.0 -0.7 19.3 206 .521 .507 $35,550
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1922 / 1924 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics