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1930 St. Louis Browns

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1929 / 1931

64-90, Finished 6th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill Killefer (64-90)
Scored 751 runs, Allowed 886 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-89

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 152,088 (8th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 109


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1929 / 1931 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 Rick Ferrell 24 101 372 314 43 84 18 4 1 41 1 4 46 10 .268 .363 .360 .723 82 113 1 11
2 1B Lu Blue# 33 117 524 425 85 100 27 5 4 42 12 7 81 44 .235 .363 .351 .713 80 149 4 14
3 2B Ski Melillo 30 149 617 574 62 147 30 10 5 59 15 9 23 44 .256 .287 .369 .656 63 212 2 18
4 SS Red Kress 25 154 679 614 94 192 43 8 16 112 3 12 50 56 .313 .366 .487 .853 112 299 2 13
5 3B Frank O'Rourke 36 115 450 400 52 107 15 4 1 41 11 9 35 30 .268 .326 .333 .659 65 133 0 15
6 OF Ted Gullic 23 92 347 308 39 77 7 5 4 44 4 0 27 43 .250 .310 .344 .655 64 106 0 12
7 OF Fred Schulte 29 113 440 392 59 109 23 5 5 62 12 8 41 44 .278 .348 .401 .748 87 157 1 6
8 OF Goose Goslin* 29 101 456 396 81 129 25 7 30 100 14 9 48 35 .326 .400 .652 1.052 158 258 1 9
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 Earl McNeely 32 76 266 235 33 64 19 1 0 20 8 3 22 14 .272 .340 .362 .701 76 85 2 7
10 OF Red Badgro* 27 89 254 234 30 56 18 3 1 27 3 5 13 27 .239 .285 .355 .640 59 83 2 5
11 OF Alex Metzler* 27 56 238 209 30 54 6 3 1 23 5 1 21 12 .258 .326 .330 .656 65 69 0 9
12 OF Heinie Manush* 28 49 209 198 26 65 16 4 2 29 3 1 5 7 .328 .345 .480 .825 104 95 0 6
13 3B Sammy Hale 33 62 204 190 21 52 8 1 2 25 1 1 8 18 .274 .303 .358 .661 65 68 0 6
14 C Clyde Manion 33 57 177 148 12 32 1 0 1 11 0 1 24 17 .216 .326 .243 .569 45 36 0 6
15 SS Jim Levey# 23 8 40 37 7 9 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 2 .243 .300 .297 .597 50 11 0 0
16 1B Jack Burns* 22 8 36 30 5 9 3 0 0 2 0 0 5 5 .300 .400 .400 .800 101 12 0 1
17 C Bernie Hungling 34 10 36 31 4 10 2 0 0 2 0 1 5 3 .323 .417 .387 .804 103 12 0 0
18 2B Lin Storti# 23 7 30 28 6 9 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 6 .321 .367 .429 .795 98 12 0 0
19 C Jack Crouch 26 6 15 14 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .143 .200 .214 .414 4 3 0 0
20 SS Joe Hassler 25 5 8 8 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 26 2 0 0
21 OF Tom Jenkins* 32 2 8 8 1 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .625 .875 111 5 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
22 P Lefty Stewart 29 35 109 90 17 22 2 1 0 7 0 0 13 16 .244 .340 .289 .629 59 26 0 6
23 P Chad Kimsey* 23 60 75 70 14 24 4 1 2 14 1 0 5 16 .343 .387 .514 .901 123 36 0 0
24 P George Blaeholder 26 37 74 65 8 12 3 1 0 4 0 0 5 23 .185 .243 .262 .504 26 17 0 4
25 P Dick Coffman 23 38 70 66 4 9 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 18 .136 .162 .182 .344 -14 12 0 2
26 P Rip Collins 34 35 63 54 4 7 2 2 0 1 0 0 6 15 .130 .217 .241 .457 14 13 0 4
27 P Sam Gray 32 27 57 54 3 11 3 0 0 5 0 0 2 17 .204 .232 .259 .491 23 14 0 1
28 P Rollie Stiles 23 20 37 37 4 10 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 10 .270 .270 .351 .622 54 13 0 0
29 P General Crowder* 31 13 26 25 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .160 .192 .160 .352 -11 4 0 0
30 P Herm Holshouser 23 25 20 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 5 .125 .300 .125 .425 11 2 0 0
31 P Fred Stiely* 29 5 8 7 0 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .429 .500 .714 1.214 200 5 0 0
Team Totals 28.8 154 5945 5277 751 1415 288 67 75 691 93 71 499 547 .268 .333 .391 .724 81 2062 15 155
Rank in 8 AL teams 8 6 7 6 7 4 3 8 4 6 7 6 6 6 7 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.0 154 5406 4793 694 1311 266 62 73 650 92 71 460 422 .274 .339 .401 .740 84 1920 15 138
Pitcher Totals 27.3 154 539 484 57 104 22 5 2 41 1 0 39 125 .215 .273 .293 .567 42 142 0 17
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 SP Lefty Stewart* 29 20 12 .625 3.45 35 33 2 23 1 0 271.0 281 119 104 21 70 79 1 0 0 1139 140 1.295 9.3 0.7 2.3 2.6 1.13
2 SP Dick Coffman 23 8 18 .308 5.14 38 30 5 12 1 1 196.0 250 134 112 14 69 54 5 1 2 892 94 1.628 11.5 0.6 3.2 2.5 0.78
3 SP George Blaeholder 26 11 13 .458 4.61 37 23 11 10 1 4 191.1 235 119 98 20 46 70 2 0 1 842 105 1.469 11.1 0.9 2.2 3.3 1.52
4 SP Rip Collins 34 9 7 .563 4.35 35 20 11 6 1 2 171.2 168 90 83 11 63 75 5 0 1 738 111 1.346 8.8 0.6 3.3 3.9 1.19
5 SP Sam Gray 32 4 15 .211 6.28 27 24 1 7 0 0 167.2 215 133 117 17 52 51 4 0 2 756 77 1.592 11.5 0.9 2.8 2.7 0.98
6 SP General Crowder 31 3 7 .300 4.66 13 10 3 5 1 1 77.1 85 43 40 11 27 42 1 0 0 341 104 1.448 9.9 1.3 3.1 4.9 1.56
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
7 RP Chad Kimsey 23 6 10 .375 6.35 42 4 30 1 0 2 113.1 139 87 80 8 45 32 2 0 1 505 76 1.624 11.0 0.6 3.6 2.5 0.71
8 RP Rollie Stiles 23 3 6 .333 5.91 20 7 9 3 0 0 102.0 136 77 67 10 41 25 1 0 3 470 82 1.735 12.0 0.9 3.6 2.2 0.61
9 RP Herm Holshouser 23 0 1 .000 7.80 25 1 12 0 0 1 62.1 103 63 54 8 28 37 3 0 0 314 62 2.102 14.9 1.2 4.0 5.3 1.32
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
10 Fred Stiely* 29 0 1 .000 8.53 4 2 2 1 0 0 19.0 27 21 18 4 8 5 1 0 0 94 58 1.842 12.8 1.9 3.8 2.4 0.63
Team Totals 27.6 64 90 .416 5.07 154 154 86 68 5 11 1371.2 1639 886 773 124 449 470 25 1 10 6091 96 1.522 10.8 0.8 2.9 3.1 1.05
Rank in 8 AL teams 6 3 8 4 4 6 1 7 6 8 8 2 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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
* - 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
Red Badgro 27 61 53 48 126 112 8 6 3 .952 1.97 OF
George Blaeholder 26 37 23 10 52 19 27 6 4 .885 1.24 P
Lu Blue 33 111 111 111 1194 1110 68 16 91 .987 10.61 1B
Jack Burns 22 8 8 8 76 70 6 0 10 1.000 9.50 1B
Dick Coffman 23 38 30 12 49 6 43 0 0 1.000 1.29 P
Rip Collins 34 35 20 6 40 11 29 0 1 1.000 1.14 P
Jack Crouch 26 5 3 3 22 19 3 0 0 1.000 4.40 0 2 0 0% 42% C
General Crowder 31 13 10 5 22 6 16 0 2 1.000 1.69 P
Rick Ferrell 24 101 91 85 409 336 66 7 5 .983 3.98 2 34 40 54% 42% C
Goose Goslin 29 101 101 100 257 237 13 7 0 .973 2.48 OF
Sam Gray 32 27 24 7 41 3 33 5 2 .878 1.33 P
Ted Gullic 23 85 82 78 187 165 17 5 3 .973 2.14 OF-1B
Sammy Hale 33 47 42 39 133 46 80 7 5 .947 2.68 3B
Joe Hassler 25 3 0 0 9 3 6 0 3 1.000 3.00 SS
Herm Holshouser 23 25 1 0 13 1 11 1 0 .923 0.48 P
Bernie Hungling 34 10 8 7 29 27 2 0 0 1.000 2.90 0 3 1 25% 42% C
Tom Jenkins 32 2 2 2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 OF
Chad Kimsey 23 42 4 1 36 2 32 2 0 .944 0.81 P
Red Kress 25 154 154 154 763 306 406 51 87 .933 4.62 SS-3B
Jim Levey 23 8 8 8 48 20 26 2 6 .958 5.75 SS
Clyde Manion 33 56 52 42 262 214 44 4 4 .985 4.61 2 16 22 58% 42% C
Heinie Manush 28 48 48 45 102 96 5 1 0 .990 2.10 OF
Earl McNeely 32 64 56 52 328 302 18 8 30 .976 4.92 OF-1B
Ski Melillo 30 148 148 148 977 384 572 21 107 .979 6.46 2B
Alex Metzler 27 55 51 50 122 114 2 6 0 .951 2.07 OF
Frank O'Rourke 36 108 105 97 421 167 235 19 31 .955 3.65 3B-SS-1B
Fred Schulte 29 103 103 96 315 297 7 11 6 .965 2.95 OF-1B
Lefty Stewart 29 35 33 23 71 13 56 2 3 .972 1.97 P
Fred Stiely 29 4 2 1 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.75 P
Rollie Stiles 23 20 7 3 24 5 18 1 0 .958 1.15 P
Lin Storti 23 6 6 6 40 19 20 1 8 .975 6.50 2B
Team Totals 28.6 154 1386 1247 6175 4114 1872 189 411 .969 3.83 4 55 63 53% 42%
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 4 3
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
Red Badgro* 27 89 254 -16 -1 0 -3 -2 -23 -2.1 10 -14 -1.2 .476 .487 -0.9 -0.5 -10 $3,600 O98/7
George Blaeholder 26 37 74 -9 0 0 0 8 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $6,000 1
Lu Blue# 33 117 524 -11 0 0 2 -5 -14 -1.3 19 5 0.6 .489 .492 0.4 -0.3 3 $14,000 Traded *3
Jack Burns* 22 8 36 0 0 0 1 -0 1 0.1 1 2 0.2 .511 .501 0.1 0.1 1 $1,500 /3
Dick Coffman 23 38 70 -13 0 0 0 7 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .487 .497 -0.5 0.0 -5 $3,600 Traded 1
Rip Collins 34 35 63 -8 0 0 0 7 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $7,500 Purchased 1
Jack Crouch 26 6 15 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 1 -2 -0.1 .468 .499 -0.1 0.0 -2 /2
General Crowder* 31 13 26 -4 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.1 0 -2 -0.1 .489 .499 -0.1 0.0 -2 $9,000 Traded 1
Rick Ferrell 24 101 372 -6 -1 0 1 3 -3 -0.3 14 10 1.1 .497 .498 1.0 0.4 10 $10,000 Free Agency 2
Goose Goslin* 29 101 456 34 -1 0 6 -5 35 3.1 17 52 4.8 .531 .519 4.2 0.1 46 Traded 7O
Sam Gray 32 27 57 -7 0 0 0 6 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $10,000 Traded 1
Ted Gullic 23 92 347 -19 1 0 -3 -4 -24 -2.2 13 -11 -0.9 .476 .486 -0.7 -0.6 -8 $3,300 O9/3
Sammy Hale 33 62 204 -11 0 0 1 1 -9 -0.8 8 -1 -0.0 .487 .495 -0.1 0.2 -2 $7,500 Traded 5
Joe Hassler 25 5 8 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .486 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /6
Herm Holshouser 23 25 20 -2 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,000 1
Bernie Hungling 34 10 36 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 0.2 .503 .500 0.2 0.0 2 2
Tom Jenkins* 32 2 8 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .494 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $4,500 Purchased /O9
Chad Kimsey* 23 60 75 2 0 0 0 8 10 0.9 0 10 0.9 .515 .506 0.9 0.0 10 $3,000 1
Red Kress 25 154 679 10 -4 0 -12 9 3 0.2 25 28 2.8 .502 .502 3.8 -0.3 40 $6,000 Traded *65
Jim Levey# 23 8 40 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .475 .499 -0.1 0.1 -1 $1,500 /6
Clyde Manion 33 57 177 -12 -0 0 0 1 -11 -1.0 7 -4 -0.3 .482 .494 -0.4 0.1 -4 $7,000 Rule 5 Draft 2
Heinie Manush* 28 49 209 1 0 0 1 -2 0 0.0 8 8 0.8 .500 .500 0.7 -0.1 7 $13,000 Traded 7O
Earl McNeely 32 76 266 -8 1 0 -5 -2 -15 -1.4 10 -5 -0.4 .482 .492 0.1 -0.7 0 $7,000 Traded O38/97
Ski Melillo 30 149 617 -36 -0 0 14 5 -17 -1.6 23 6 0.8 .490 .490 -0.6 1.7 -8 $6,000 *4
Alex Metzler* 27 56 238 -11 1 0 -2 -2 -14 -1.3 9 -5 -0.4 .477 .492 -0.2 -0.3 -3 Purchased O98
Frank O'Rourke 36 115 450 -21 -1 0 0 4 -19 -1.7 17 -2 -0.0 .485 .489 -0.1 0.3 -2 $7,500 Traded 56/3
Fred Schulte 29 113 440 -8 -1 0 -1 -2 -12 -1.1 16 4 0.5 .490 .493 0.6 -0.3 5 $6,000 8O/3
Lefty Stewart 29 35 109 -6 0 0 0 11 6 0.5 0 6 0.5 .515 .503 0.5 0.0 6 $6,000 Traded 1
Fred Stiely* 29 5 8 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .534 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $3,000 /1
Rollie Stiles 23 20 37 -3 0 0 0 4 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $2,700 1
Lin Storti# 23 7 30 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .500 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $1,380 /4
Team Total 28.8 1672 5945 -170 -5 0 0 56 -119 -11.2 201 82 9.0 .493 .496 8.5 -0.1 82 $153,580
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
George Blaeholder 26 190.2 37 23 119 5.62 5.77 0.00 0.00 103.5 5.97 7 0.6 1.0 -0.1 2.5 32 .517 .504 $6,000
Dick Coffman 23 196.0 38 30 134 6.15 5.72 0.00 0.00 103.4 5.92 -6 -0.5 1.0 -0.1 1.4 20 .486 .497 $3,600 Traded
Rip Collins 34 172.2 35 20 90 4.69 5.51 0.00 0.00 103.1 5.69 19 1.7 1.0 -0.1 3.5 41 .549 .511 $7,500 Purchased
General Crowder 31 77.1 13 10 43 5.00 5.35 0.00 0.00 105.1 5.63 5 0.5 1.0 -0.0 1.2 15 .536 .503 $9,000 Traded
Sam Gray 32 166.2 27 24 133 7.18 5.57 0.00 0.00 105.1 5.85 -25 -2.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.5 -4 .421 .487 $10,000 Traded
Herm Holshouser 23 62.1 25 1 63 9.10 5.79 0.00 0.00 103.7 6.01 -22 -1.8 1.0 -0.0 -1.2 -14 .426 .489 $3,000
Chad Kimsey 23 113.1 42 4 87 6.91 5.74 0.00 0.00 104.5 6.00 -12 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 0.1 3 .475 .493 $3,000
Lefty Stewart* 29 270.0 35 33 119 3.97 5.43 0.00 0.00 103.5 5.62 49 4.8 1.0 -0.1 7.4 84 .636 .529 $6,000 Traded
Fred Stiely* 29 19.0 4 2 21 9.95 6.40 0.00 0.00 106.1 6.79 -7 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .365 .497 $3,000
Rollie Stiles 23 103.1 20 7 77 6.71 5.57 0.00 0.00 104.4 5.82 -11 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 0.1 3 .454 .494 $2,700
Team Total 27.6 1371.1 276 154 886 5.81 5.61 0.00 0.00 103.9 5.83 -3 0.6 1.0 -0.7 14.2 175 .502 .502 $53,800
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1929 / 1931 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics