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Clark Griffith
Clark Calvin Griffith (The Old Fox)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Weight 156 lb.
Debut April 11, 1891
Born November 20, 1869 in Clear Creek, MO
Died October 27, 1955 in Washington, DC

Pitching   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERAa *ERA+
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 1891 21 STL AA  11   8  27  17  12   0  0  186.3  195   69   8   58   68  3.33  4.20  126
         BOS AA   3   1   7   4   3   0  0   40.0   47   25   3   15   20  5.62  3.49   62
         TOT AA  14   9  34  21  15   0  0  226.3  242   94  11   73   88  3.73  4.08  109
 1893 23 CHC NL   1   2   4   2   2   0  0   19.7   24   11   1    5    9  5.03  4.62   92
 1894 24 CHC NL  21  14  36  30  28   0  0  261.3  328  143  12   85   71  4.92  5.63  114
 1895 25 CHC NL  26  14  42  41  39   0  0  353.0  434  154  11   91   79  3.93  5.06  129
 1896 26 CHC NL  23  11  36  35  35   0  0  317.7  370  125   3   70   81  3.54  4.53  128
 1897 27 CHC NL  21  18  41  38  38   1  1  343.7  410  142   3   86  102  3.72  4.48  120
 1898 28 CHC NL  24  10  38  38  36   4  0  325.7  305   68   1   64   97  1.88  3.57  190
 1899 29 CHC NL  22  14  38  38  35   0  0  319.7  329   99   5   65   73  2.79  3.73  134
 1900 30 CHC NL  14  13  30  30  27   4  0  248.0  245   84   6   51   61  3.05  3.62  119
 1901 31 CHW AL  24   7  35  30  26   5  1  266.7  275   79   4   50   67  2.67  3.48  131
 1902 32 CHW AL  15   9  28  24  20   3  0  213.0  247   99  11   47   51  4.18  3.39   81
 1903 33 NYY AL  14  11  25  24  22   2  0  213.0  201   64   3   33   69  2.70  3.11  115
 1904 34 NYY AL   7   5  16  11   8   1  0  100.3   91   32   3   16   36  2.87  2.70   94
 1905 35 NYY AL   9   6  25   7   4   2  1  101.7   82   19   1   15   46  1.68  2.94  175
 1906 36 NYY AL   2   2  17   2   1   0  2   59.7   58   20   0   15   16  3.02  2.96   98
 1907 37 NYY AL   0   0   4   0   0   0  0    8.3   15    8   0    6    5  8.64  2.81   32
 1909 39 CIN NL   0   1   1   1   1   0  0    6.0   11    4   0    2    3  6.00  2.55   42
 1912 42 WSH AL   0   0   1   0   0   0  0    0.0    1    0   1    0    0  0.00  0.00    0
 1913 43 WSH AL   0   0   1   0   0   0  0    1.0    1    0   0    0    0  0.00  2.70    0
 1914 44 WSH AL   0   0   1   0   0   0  1    1.0    1    0   0    0    1  0.00  2.70    0
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 20 Yr WL% .619 237 146 453 372 337  22  6 3385.7 3670 1245  76  774  955  3.31  4.02  121
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 162 Game Avg    19  12  37  30  27   1  0  279.1  302  102   6   63   78  3.31  4.02  121
 Career High     26  18  42  41  39   5  2  353.0  434  154  12   91  102  1.68  5.63  190
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
                 W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERA *ERA+

* 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 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1891 21 STL AA  27   77   11   12   1  0   1    8   2      8  15  .156  .253  .208   16               2    
         BOS AA  10   23    6    4   1  1   1    3   1      6   5  .174  .367  .435   10               1    
         TOT AA  37  100   17   16   2  1   2   11   3  0  14  20  .160  .282  .260   26   0   0   0   3   0
 1893 23 CHC NL   4   11    1    2   0  0   0    2   0      0   1  .182  .182  .182    2               0    
 1894 24 CHC NL  46  142   27   33   5  4   0   15   6     23   9  .232  .339  .324   46               0    
 1895 25 CHC NL  43  144   20   46   3  0   1   27   2     16   9  .319  .391  .361   52   2           1    
 1896 26 CHC NL  38  135   22   36   5  2   1   16   3      9   7  .267  .312  .356   48   2           0    
 1897 27 CHC NL  46  162   27   38   8  4   0   21   2     18      .235  .311  .333   54   3           0    
 1898 28 CHC NL  38  122   15   20   2  3   0   15   1     13      .164  .244  .230   28   2           0    
 1899 29 CHC NL  39  120   15   31   5  0   0   14   2     14      .258  .346  .300   36   4           2    
 1900 30 CHC NL  30   95   16   24   4  1   1    7   2      8      .253  .311  .347   33   1           0    
 1901 31 CHW AL  35   89   21   27   3  1   2   14   0     23      .303  .446  .427   38   3           0    
 1902 32 CHW AL  35   92   11   20   3  0   0    8   0      7      .217  .273  .250   23   3           0    
 1903 33 NYY AL  25   69    5   11   4  0   1    7   1     11      .159  .284  .261   18   2           1    
 1904 34 NYY AL  16   42    2    6   2  0   0    1   0      4      .143  .217  .190    8   1           0    
 1905 35 NYY AL  26   32    2    7   1  1   0    5   0      3      .219  .286  .312   10   2           0    
 1906 36 NYY AL  17   18    0    2   0  0   0    1   0      3      .111  .238  .111    2   2           0    
 1907 37 NYY AL   5    2    0    0   0  0   0    0   0      0      .000  .000  .000    0   0           0    
 1909 39 CIN NL   1    2    0    0   0  0   0    0   0      0      .000  .000  .000    0   0           0    
 1910 40 CIN NL   1    0    1    0   0  0   0    0   0      0   0                      0   0           0    
 1912 42 WSH AL   1    1    0    0   0  0   0    0   0      0      .000  .000  .000    0   0           0    
 1913 43 WSH AL   1    1    0    1   1  0   0    1   0      0   0 1.000 1.000 2.000    2   0           0    
 1914 44 WSH AL   1    1    0    1   1  0   0    1   0  1   0   0 1.000 1.000 2.000    2   0           0    
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 21 Seasons     485 1380  202  321  49 17   8  166  22  1 166  46  .233  .318  .310  428  27   0   0   7   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        461   67  107  16  6   3   55   7  0  55  15  .233  .318  .310  143   9   0   0   2   0
 Career High     46  162   27   46   8  4   2   27   6  1  23  20                     54   4   0   0   3   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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 

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% 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 1891 21 STL AA   87   65    3                     | .156  .279| .253  .366| .208  .377| .461  .742|  24           
         BOS AA   30   19    3                     | .174  .261| .367  .343| .435  .352| .801  .696| 130           
         TOT AA  117   84    6                     | .160  .275| .282  .360| .260  .371| .542  .731|  48       100%
 1893 23 CHC NL   11    9    0                     | .182  .282| .182  .364| .182  .391| .364  .755|  -3           
 1894 24 CHC NL  165  109   15                     | .232  .322| .339  .394| .324  .454| .663  .848|  57           
 1895 25 CHC NL  163  100   20                     | .319  .310| .391  .377| .361  .419| .752  .796|  90           
 1896 26 CHC NL  146  101   15                     | .267  .302| .312  .368| .356  .404| .668  .772|  73           
 1897 27 CHC NL  183  127   16                     | .235  .304| .311  .368| .333  .404| .644  .771|  67           
 1898 28 CHC NL  137  104    6                     | .164  .278| .244  .342| .230  .357| .474  .699|  36           
 1899 29 CHC NL  140   93   12                     | .258  .286| .346  .349| .300  .373| .646  .721|  80           
 1900 30 CHC NL  104   72   10                     | .253  .282| .311  .343| .347  .372| .658  .714|  84           
 1901 31 CHW AL  115   65   17                     | .303  .281| .446  .337| .427  .376| .873  .713| 146           
 1902 32 CHW AL  102   75    6                     | .217  .279| .273  .335| .250  .376| .523  .711|  48           
 1903 33 NYY AL   83   60    5                     | .159  .270| .284  .320| .261  .365| .545  .685|  60           
 1904 34 NYY AL   47   37    1                     | .143  .257| .217  .309| .190  .338| .408  .647|  27           
 1905 35 NYY AL   37   27    2                     | .219  .259| .286  .320| .312  .338| .598  .658|  82           
 1906 36 NYY AL   23   18    0                     | .111  .267| .238  .324| .111  .339| .349  .663|   6           
 1907 37 NYY AL    2    2    0                     | .000  .250| .000  .300| .000  .350| .000  .650| -100           
 1909 39 CIN NL    2    2    0                     | .000  .250| .000  .300| .000  .300| .000  .600| -100           
 1910 40 CIN NL    0    0    0                     |           |           |           |           |   0           
 1912 42 WSH AL    1    1    0                     | .000  .300| .000  .300| .000  .400| .000  .700| -100           
 1913 43 WSH AL    1    0    2                     |1.000  .300|1.000  .300|2.000  .400|3.000  .700| 733           
 1914 44 WSH AL    1    1    2                     |1.000  .300|1.000  .300|2.000  .300|3.000  .600| 900         0%
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 21 Seasons     1580 1087  134                     | .233  .291| .318  .355| .310  .389| .628  .743|  69        95%

* 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
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 1891 21 STL AA   P*  27      8   45    4    1  .930  .908  2.56  2.58  17  186.3
         BOS AA   P*   7      2    5    2    0  .778  .908  1.57  2.59   4   40.0
                 OF    3      2    1    0    0 1.000  .907  1.00  1.83               2    0    1
         TOT AA   P*  34     10   50    6    1  .909  .908  2.39  2.58  21  226.3
 1893 23 CHC NL   P*   4      2    6    0    0 1.000  .913  3.65  2.51   2   19.7
 1894 24 CHC NL   P*  36     20   45    4    1  .942  .912  2.24  2.18  30  261.3
                 OF    7      7    1    3    0  .727  .915  1.14  2.24               0    3    4
                 SS    1      0    0    3    0  .000  .000  0.00  5.60           
 1895 25 CHC NL   P*  42     27   81    9    2  .923  .917  2.75  2.52  41  353.0
                 OF    1      1    0    0    0 1.000  .917  1.00  2.10               0    0    1
 1896 26 CHC NL   P*  36     20   79    9    3  .917  .916  2.80  2.72  35  317.7
 1897 27 CHC NL   P*  41     23   85    6    3  .947  .920  2.83  2.55  38  343.7
                 OF    2      0    0    2    0  .000  .000  0.00  2.05               1    1    0
                 SS    2      5    8    1    1  .929  .908  6.50  5.65           
                 1B    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00 10.00           
                 3B    1      3    3    3    0  .667  .892  6.00  3.30           
 1898 28 CHC NL   P*  38     18   82    5    2  .952  .918  2.76  2.65  38  325.7
 1899 29 CHC NL   P*  38     17  109    9    3  .933  .909  3.55  2.68  38  319.7
                 SS    1      1    1    2    0  .500  .910  2.00  5.50           
 1900 30 CHC NL   P*  30      9   57    6    0  .917  .921  2.40  2.67  30  248.0
 1901 31 CHW AL   P*  35      9   78    5    3  .946  .930  2.94  2.99  30  266.7
 1902 32 CHW AL   P*  28     10   55    0    1 1.000  .928  2.75  3.10  24  213.0
                 OF    3      3    0    0    0 1.000  .944  1.00  2.03               2    0    1
 1903 33 NYY AL   P*  25      8   50    1    1  .983  .948  2.45  3.19  24  213.0
 1904 34 NYY AL   P*  16      3   32    2    0  .946  .952  3.14  3.45  11  100.3
 1905 35 NYY AL   P*  25      1   23    1    0  .960  .943  2.12  3.24   7  101.7
                 OF    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  1.80               1    0    0
 1906 36 NYY AL   P*  17      1   23    0    2 1.000  .948  3.62  3.23   2   59.7
 1907 37 NYY AL   P*   4      0    4    1    0  .800  .946  4.34  3.25   0    8.3
 1909 39 CIN NL   P*   1      1    4    0    0 1.000  .940  7.50  2.85   1    6.0
 1912 42 WSH AL  2B    1      0    2    0    0 1.000  .945  2.00  4.80           
                  P    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  3.00           
 1913 43 WSH AL  OF    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  1.90           
                  P*   1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  2.70   0    1.0
 1914 44 WSH AL   P*   1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  2.70   0    1.0
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 Position Total   P* 453    179  863   64   22  .942  .922  2.77  2.75 372 3385.8
                 OF   18     13    2    5    0  .750  .919  0.83  2.07               6    4    7
                 SS    4      6    9    6    1  .714  .908  3.75  5.62           
                 1B    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00 10.00           
                 2B    1      0    2    0    0 1.000  .945  2.00  4.80           
                 3B    1      3    3    3    0  .667  .892  6.00  3.30           
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 Overall Total       478    201  879   78   23  .933  .921  2.26  2.32

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
1898-1.88-1
1899-2.79-8
1900-3.05-9
1901-2.67-4
Wins
1895-26-4
1896-23-9
1897-21-7
1898-24-10
1899-22-10
1901-24-3
Car-237-53
Won-Loss %
1891-.609-6
1895-.650-7
1896-.676-6
1898-.706-5
1901-.774-1
1902-.625-6
1904-.583-9
Car-.619-66
(BB + H)/9IP
1894-14.22-10
1898-10.2-3
1899-11.09-9
1900-10.74-5
1901-10.97-3
1903-9.89-8
Hits Allowed/9IP
1898-8.43-9
1900-8.89-7
1901-9.28-9
Base on Balls/9IP
1891-2.90-5
1894-2.93-10
1895-2.32-6
1896-1.98-5
1897-2.25-9
1898-1.77-5
1899-1.83-7
1900-1.85-4
1901-1.69-4
1902-1.99-7
1903-1.39-8
Car-2.06-99
Games
1895-42-9
1897-41-8
Saves
1897-1-8
1901-1-3
1905-1-2
1906-2-3
Innings
1895-353.0-6
1897-343.7-3
Car-3385.7-77
Strikeouts
1897-102-6
1898-97-8
Games Started
1895-41-5
1897-38-9
1899-38-7
Comp. Games
1895-39-5
1896-35-9
1897-38-1
1898-36-9
1899-35-7
Car-337-28
Shutouts
1898-4-6
1900-4-1
1901-5-1
1902-3-5
Home Runs Allow.
1891-11-7
1895-11-10
1902-11-4
Hits Allowed
1895-434-4
1897-410-3
Car-3670-49
Adjusted ERA+
1895-129-9
1896-128-8
1898-190-1
1899-134-10
1901-131-4
Car-121-87
   

Black Ink: Pitching - 11 (Average HOFer ~ 40)
Gray Ink: Pitching - 134 (Average HOFer ~ 185)
HOF Standards: Batting - 1.0 Pitching - 39.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Pitching - 90.5 (Likely HOFer > 100)

Act.- Denotes rank among active players, Car. - Denotes career rank

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