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Jack Chesbro
John Dwight Chesbro (Happy Jack)
Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 9", Weight 180 lb.
Debut July 12, 1899
Born June 5, 1874 in North Adams, MA
Died November 6, 1931 in Conway, MA

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Pitching   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERAa *ERA+
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 1899 25 PIT NL   6   9  19  17  15   0  0  149.0  165   68   3   59   28  4.11  3.81   93
 1900 26 PIT NL  15  13  32  26  20   3  1  215.7  220   88   4   79   56  3.67  3.62   99
 1901 27 PIT NL  21  10  36  28  26   6  1  287.7  261   76   4   52  129  2.38  3.25  137
 1902 28 PIT NL  28   6  35  33  31   8  1  286.3  242   69   1   62  136  2.17  2.72  126
 1903 29 NYY AL  21  15  40  36  33   1  0  324.7  300  100   7   74  147  2.77  3.11  112
 1904 30 NYY AL  41  12  55  51  48   6  0  454.7  338   92   4   88  239  1.82  2.70  148
 1905 31 NYY AL  19  15  41  38  24   3  0  303.3  262   74   5   71  156  2.20  2.94  134
 1906 32 NYY AL  23  17  49  42  24   4  1  325.0  314  107   2   75  152  2.96  2.96  100
 1907 33 NYY AL  10  10  30  25  17   1  0  206.0  192   58   0   46   78  2.53  2.80  110
 1908 34 NYY AL  14  20  45  31  20   3  1  288.7  271   94   6   67  124  2.93  2.48   85
 1909 35 NYY AL   0   4   9   4   2   0  0   49.7   70   35   2   13   17  6.34  2.52   40
         BOS AL   0   1   1   1   0   0  0    6.0    7    3   1    4    3  4.50  2.55   57
         TOT AL   0   5  10   5   2   0  0   55.7   77   38   3   17   20  6.14  2.52   41
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 11 Yr WL% .600 198 132 392 332 260  35  5 2896.7 2642  864  39  690 1265  2.68  2.96  110
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 162 Game Avg    18  12  36  31  24   3  0  272.1  248   81   3   64  118  2.68  2.96  110
 Career High     41  20  55  51  48   8  1  454.7  338  107   7   88  239  1.82  3.81  148

* indicates the value is park adjusted

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

Batting   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1899 25 PIT NL  19   58    3    9   0  0   0    3   0      3      .155  .197  .155    9   2           0    
 1900 26 PIT NL  32   85   10   15   4  1   0    9   1      6      .176  .231  .247   21   0           0    
 1901 27 PIT NL  36  116    9   25   5  1   1    8   0      3      .216  .242  .302   35   4           1    
 1902 28 PIT NL  35  112   11   20   3  1   0    8   1      3      .179  .200  .223   25   4           0    
 1903 29 NYY AL  40  124    8   23   4  0   2    9   0      2      .185  .198  .266   33   3           0    
 1904 30 NYY AL  56  174   17   41   9  3   1   17   1      4      .236  .253  .339   59   3           0    
 1905 31 NYY AL  41  112    6   21   6  3   0   10   2      2      .188  .202  .295   33   2           0    
 1906 32 NYY AL  49  125   10   26   2  1   1    4   0      1      .208  .214  .264   33   0           0    
 1907 33 NYY AL  30   76    1   15   2  2   0    4   0      0      .197  .197  .276   21   0           0    
 1908 34 NYY AL  45  102    8   18   2  1   0    6   0      0      .176  .184  .216   22   3           1    
 1909 35 NYY AL   9   17    1    3   0  0   0    3   0      1      .176  .222  .176    3   0           0    
         BOS AL   1    2    1    1   0  0   0    1   0      0      .500  .500  .500    1   0           0    
         TOT AL  10   19    2    4   0  0   0    4   0  0   1   0  .211  .250  .211    4   0   0   0   0   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 11 Seasons     393 1103   85  217  37 13   5   82   5  0  25   0  .197  .216  .267  295  21   0   0   2   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        455   35   89  15  5   2   34   2  0  10   0  .197  .216  .267  122   9   0   0   1   0
 Career High     56  174   17   41   9  3   2   17   2  0   6   0                     59   4   0   0   1   0

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

Special Batting   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  PA  Outs  RC   xR  xR27  xW   OWP    BA *lgBA   OBP *lgOBP  SLG *lgSLG  OPS *lgOPS*OPS+ psOPS  SB% 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 1899 25 PIT NL   63   51    1                     | .155  .290| .197  .352| .155  .378| .352  .730|  -3           
 1900 26 PIT NL   91   70    4                     | .176  .288| .231  .349| .247  .380| .478  .729|  31           
 1901 27 PIT NL  124   95    8                     | .216  .279| .242  .335| .302  .365| .543  .700|  55           
 1902 28 PIT NL  119   96    5                     | .179  .271| .200  .327| .223  .334| .423  .661|  28           
 1903 29 NYY AL  129  104    6                     | .185  .270| .198  .320| .266  .365| .465  .684|  35           
 1904 30 NYY AL  181  136   14                     | .236  .256| .253  .310| .339  .337| .592  .647|  82           
 1905 31 NYY AL  116   93    6                     | .188  .260| .202  .320| .295  .338| .496  .659|  50           
 1906 32 NYY AL  126   99    7                     | .208  .266| .214  .324| .264  .342| .478  .665|  43           
 1907 33 NYY AL   76   61    4                     | .197  .263| .197  .320| .276  .329| .474  .649|  46           
 1908 34 NYY AL  106   87    3                     | .176  .247| .184  .304| .216  .314| .400  .618|  29           
 1909 35 NYY AL   18   14    0                     | .176  .253| .222  .317| .176  .324| .399  .640|  25           
         BOS AL    2    1    0                     | .500  .250| .500  .300| .500  .300|1.000  .600| 233           
         TOT AL   20   15    1                     | .211  .253| .250  .315| .211  .321| .461  .636|  45         0%
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 11 Seasons     1151  907   63                     | .197  .267| .216  .324| .267  .346| .483  .670|  44       100%

* indicates the value is park adjusted

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

Fielding   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO    A    E   DP    FP   lgFP  RnF  lgRnF  GS  Inn    LF   CF   RF
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 1899 25 PIT NL   P*  19      5   26    3    0  .912  .909  1.87  2.68  17  149.0
 1900 26 PIT NL   P*  32      4   44    7    3  .873  .921  2.00  2.67  26  215.7
                 OF    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  2.10               0    0    1
 1901 27 PIT NL   P*  36     12   57    5    2  .932  .934  2.16  2.75  28  287.7
 1902 28 PIT NL   P*  35     11   60    4    2  .947  .933  2.23  2.72  33  286.3
 1903 29 NYY AL   P*  40     13  103    2    2  .983  .948  3.22  3.19  36  324.7
 1904 30 NYY AL   P*  55     24  166   12    7  .941  .952  3.76  3.45  51  454.7
 1905 31 NYY AL   P*  41     11   97    7    5  .939  .943  3.20  3.24  38  303.3
 1906 32 NYY AL   P*  49     11   95    5    3  .955  .948  2.94  3.22  42  325.0
 1907 33 NYY AL   P*  30      3   71    5    2  .937  .946  3.23  3.28  25  206.0
 1908 34 NYY AL   P*  45      7   96    6    2  .945  .946  3.21  3.20  31  288.7
                 1B    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00 11.10           
 1909 35 NYY AL   P*   9      1   21    0    0 1.000  .942  3.98  3.19   4   49.7
         BOS AL   P*   1      1    0    0    0 1.000  .942  1.50  3.15   1    6.0
         TOT AL   P*  10      2   21    0    0 1.000  .943  3.72  3.18   5   55.7
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 Position Total   P* 392    103  836   56   28  .944  .943  2.92  3.09 332 2896.8
                 1B    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00 11.10           
                 OF    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  2.10               0    0    1
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 Overall Total       394    103  836   56   28  .944  .943  2.38  2.56

Shaded Text indicates partial season results.

* indicates Innings Played rather than Games Played was used in Range Factor calculations.
# indicates breakdown of outfield by position games played is for entire career.

Appearances on Leaderboards and Awards  

Awards are Year-League-Award, Stats are Year-Value-Rank

ERA
1901-2.38-5
1902-2.17-9
1904-1.82-4
1905-2.20-10
Car-2.68-73
Wins
1901-21-5
1902-28-1
1903-21-3
1904-41-1
1905-19-9
1906-23-2
Won-Loss %
1901-.677-2
1902-.824-1
1903-.583-9
1904-.774-1
(BB + H)/9IP
1901-9.79-3
1902-9.56-6
1904-8.43-2
Car-10.35-60
Hits Allowed/9IP
1900-9.18-10
1901-8.17-5
1902-7.61-5
1904-6.69-1
Base on Balls/9IP
1901-1.63-7
Strikeouts/9IP
1902-4.27-6
1904-4.73-8
1905-4.63-9
Games
1902-35-9
1903-40-3
1904-55-1
1905-41-5
1906-49-1
1908-45-3
Saves
1900-1-3
1901-1-6
1902-1-5
1906-1-10
1908-1-10
Innings
1902-286.3-8
1903-324.7-3
1904-454.7-1
1906-325.0-4
1908-288.7-10
Strikeouts
1902-136-7
1903-147-9
1904-239-2
1905-156-7
1906-152-6
Games Started
1902-33-6
1903-36-3
1904-51-1
1905-38-3
1906-42-1
Comp. Games
1902-31-6
1903-33-4
1904-48-1
Car-260-69
Shutouts
1900-3-5
1901-6-1
1902-8-1
1904-6-6
Car-35-70
Home Runs Allow.
1903-7-6
1905-5-8
1908-6-2
1909-3-5
Base On Balls Allow.
1903-74-5
1904-88-7
1906-75-9
Hits Allowed
1903-300-5
1904-338-4
1905-262-8
1906-314-3
1908-271-4
Losses
1906-17-7
1908-20-2
Adjusted ERA+
1901-137-6
1902-126-10
1904-148-3
1905-134-5
         

Black Ink: Pitching - 27 (Average HOFer ~ 40)
Gray Ink: Pitching - 133 (Average HOFer ~ 185)
HOF Standards: Pitching - 40.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Pitching - 100.5 (Likely HOFer > 100)

Act.- Denotes rank among active players, Car. - Denotes career rank
Click on the Car, Act or Year to see the career, active, or league leaderboard.


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