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Carl Mays
Carl William Mays (Sub)
Bats Left, Throws Right
Weight 195 lb.
Debut April 15, 1915
Born November 12, 1891 in Liberty, KY
Died April 4, 1971 in ElCajon, CA

 

Pitching   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERAa *ERA+
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 1915 23 BOS AL   6   5  38   6   2   0  7  131.7  119   38   0   21   65  2.60  2.78  107
 1916 24 BOS AL  18  13  44  24  14   2  3  245.0  208   65   3   74   76  2.39  2.77  116
 1917 25 BOS AL  22   9  35  33  27   2  0  289.0  230   56   1   74   91  1.74  2.58  148
 1918 26 BOS AL  21  13  35  33  30   8  0  293.3  230   72   2   81  114  2.21  2.68  122
 1919 27 BOS AL   5  11  21  16  14   2  2  146.0  131   40   3   40   53  2.47  3.03  123
         NYY AL   9   3  13  13  12   1  0  120.0   96   22   2   37   54  1.65  3.19  193
         TOT AL  14  14  34  29  26   3  2  266.0  227   62   5   77  107  2.09  3.10  148
 1920 28 NYY AL  26  11  45  37  26   6  2  312.0  310  106  13   84   92  3.06  3.83  125
 1921 29 NYY AL  27   9  49  38  30   1  7  336.7  332  114  11   76   70  3.05  4.24  139
 1922 30 NYY AL  12  14  34  29  21   1  2  240.0  257   96  12   50   41  3.60  3.99  111
 1923 31 NYY AL   5   2  23   7   2   0  0   81.3  119   56   8   32   16  6.20  3.94   64
 1924 32 CIN NL  20   9  37  27  15   2  0  226.0  238   79   3   36   63  3.15  3.75  119
 1925 33 CIN NL   3   5  12   5   3   0  2   51.7   60   19   0   13   10  3.31  4.09  124
 1926 34 CIN NL  19  12  39  33  24   3  1  281.0  286   98   3   53   58  3.14  3.71  118
 1927 35 CIN NL   3   7  14   9   6   0  0   82.0   89   32   1   10   17  3.51  3.80  108
 1928 36 CIN NL   4   1  14   7   4   1  1   62.7   67   27   3   22   10  3.88  3.94  101
 1929 37 NYG NL   7   2  37   8   1   0  4  123.0  140   59   8   31   32  4.32  4.57  106
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 15 Yr WL% .622 207 126 490 325 231  29 31 3021.3 2912  979  73  734  862  2.92  3.48  119
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 162 Game Avg    17  10  40  27  19   2  2  252.1  242   81   6   61   71  2.92  3.48  119
 Career High     27  14  49  38  30   8  7  336.7  332  114  13   84  114  1.74  4.57  148
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
                 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 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1915 23 BOS AL  38   38    3    9   1  0   0    0   0      3   7  .237  .310  .263   10   2           1    
 1916 24 BOS AL  48   77    8   18   1  2   0    8   0     16  19  .234  .366  .299   23   3           0    
 1917 25 BOS AL  35  107    9   27   3  3   0   14   0      6  11  .252  .292  .336   36   2           0    
 1918 26 BOS AL  38  104   10   30   3  3   0    5   1      9  15  .288  .357  .375   39   4           2    
 1919 27 BOS AL  22   53    3    8   0  0   0    2   0      4   2  .151  .211  .151    8   2           0    
         NYY AL  13   45    6   14   3  0   0    4   0      0   3  .311  .311  .378   17   1           0    
         TOT AL  35   98    9   22   3  0   0    6   0  0   4   5  .224  .255  .255   25   3   0   0   0   0
 1920 28 NYY AL  45  109   10   26   4  2   0   13   0  0   5  12  .239  .272  .312   34   8           0    
 1921 29 NYY AL  51  143   18   49   5  1   2   22   0  0   4   7  .343  .365  .434   62   8           1    
 1922 30 NYY AL  35   92    7   23   1  1   0    7   0  0   2  10  .250  .266  .283   26   3           0    
 1923 31 NYY AL  23   27    2    4   0  1   1    3   0  0   3   4  .148  .233  .333    9   1           0    
 1924 32 CIN NL  38   83    9   24   6  2   1   12   0  0   4  12  .289  .322  .446   37   0           0    
 1925 33 CIN NL  12   16    3    4   0  1   0    3   0  1   2   1  .250  .333  .375    6   0           0    
 1926 34 CIN NL  39   98   12   22   2  4   0    8   0      3   7  .224  .248  .327   32   7           0    
 1927 35 CIN NL  14   32    5   13   1  1   1    1   0      0   2  .406  .406  .594   19   1           0    
 1928 36 CIN NL  14   27    5    8   1  0   0    3   0      0   2  .296  .296  .333    9   0           0    
 1929 37 NYG NL  37   34    3   12   1  0   0    5   0      5   2  .353  .436  .382   13   2           0    
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 15 Seasons     502 1085  113  291  32 21   5  110   1  1  66 116  .268  .313  .350  380  44   0   0   4   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        350   36   94  10  7   2   35   0  0  21  37  .268  .313  .350  123  14   0   0   1   0
 Career High     51  143   18   49   6  4   2   22   1  1  16  19                     62   8   0   0   2   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% 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 1915 23 BOS AL   44   31    2                     | .237  .253| .310  .329| .263  .332| .573  .660|  74           
 1916 24 BOS AL   96   62    8                     | .234  .257| .366  .331| .299  .335| .664  .666| 100           
 1917 25 BOS AL  115   82   10                     | .252  .254| .292  .325| .336  .328| .628  .653|  92           
 1918 26 BOS AL  119   78   13                     | .288  .259| .357  .329| .375  .329| .732  .658| 123           
 1919 27 BOS AL   59   47    1                     | .151  .268| .211  .333| .151  .362| .361  .696|   5           
         NYY AL   46   32    5                     | .311  .278| .311  .344| .378  .373| .689  .718|  92           
         TOT AL  105   79    6                     | .224  .272| .255  .338| .255  .367| .510  .706|  45         0%
 1920 28 NYY AL  122   91    9                     | .239  .296| .272  .361| .312  .406| .584  .768|  52         0%
 1921 29 NYY AL  156  102   22                     | .343  .302| .365  .368| .434  .424| .798  .793| 101         0%
 1922 30 NYY AL   97   72    6                     | .250  .296| .266  .361| .283  .415| .549  .776|  42         0%
 1923 31 NYY AL   31   24    2                     | .148  .293| .233  .363| .333  .404| .567  .767|  47         0%
 1924 32 CIN NL   87   59   11                     | .289  .289| .322  .344| .446  .402| .768  .746| 104         0%
 1925 33 CIN NL   18   13    2                     | .250  .300| .333  .356| .375  .425| .708  .781|  82         0%
 1926 34 CIN NL  108   83    7                     | .224  .283| .248  .343| .327  .393| .574  .735|  55           
 1927 35 CIN NL   33   20    7                     | .406  .287| .406  .344| .594  .394|1.000  .737| 169           
 1928 36 CIN NL   27   19    2                     | .296  .289| .296  .352| .333  .407| .630  .759|  66           
 1929 37 NYG NL   41   24    5                     | .353  .303| .436  .369| .382  .444| .818  .813| 104           
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 15 Seasons     1199  839  117                     | .268  .281| .313  .346| .350  .383| .663  .729|  82        50%

* 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  
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 1915 23 BOS AL   P*  38      9   44    2    0  .964  .937  3.62  3.01   6  131.7
 1916 24 BOS AL   P*  44     13  117    6    5  .956  .945  4.78  2.98  24  245.0
 1917 25 BOS AL   P*  35     22  118    1    5  .993  .947  4.36  3.04  33  289.0
 1918 26 BOS AL   P*  35     16  122    8    3  .945  .952  4.23  2.82  33  293.3
 1919 27 BOS AL   P*  21      9   49    2    5  .967  .948  3.58  2.83  16  146.0
         NYY AL   P*  13     10   37    3    1  .940  .948  3.52  2.83  13  120.0
         TOT AL   P*  34     19   86    5    6  .955  .948  3.55  2.83  29  266.0
 1920 28 NYY AL   P*  45     19  106    1    5  .992  .949  3.61  2.70  37  312.0
 1921 29 NYY AL   P*  49      8  104    2    4  .982  .956  2.99  2.70  38  336.7
 1922 30 NYY AL   P*  34      8   94    5    4  .953  .963  3.83  2.60  29  240.0
 1923 31 NYY AL   P*  23      8   32    1    2  .976  .959  4.43  2.72   7   81.3
 1924 32 CIN NL   P*  37     13   94    5    5  .955  .965  4.26  2.52  27  226.0
 1925 33 CIN NL   P*  12      3   15    2    3  .900  .957  3.13  2.44   5   51.7
 1926 34 CIN NL   P*  39     16  117    4   10  .971  .958  4.26  2.57  33  281.0
 1927 35 CIN NL   P*  14      5   38    0    1 1.000  .958  4.72  2.33   9   82.0
 1928 36 CIN NL   P*  14      3   17    1    0  .952  .966  2.87  2.43   7   62.7
 1929 37 NYG NL   P*  37     12   34    1    3  .979  .964  3.37  2.39   8  123.0
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 Position Total   P* 490    174 1138   44   56  .968  .953  3.91  2.73 325 3021.4
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 Overall Total       490    174 1138   44   56  .968  .953  2.68  1.87

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.

Postseason Pitching

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV CG   IP   H   ER  BB  SO
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1916 WS    BOS BRO   W    2   5.06  0-1   1  0   5.3   8   3   3   2
 1918 WS    BOS CHC   W    2   1.00  2-0   0  2  18.0  10   2   3   5
 1921 WS    NYY NYG   L    3   1.73  1-2   0  3  26.0  20   5   0   9
 1922 WS    NYY NYG   L    1   4.50  0-1   0  0   8.0   9   4   2   1
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
  4 World Series     2-2   8   2.20  3-4   1  5  57.3  47  14   8  17
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+

Postseason Batting

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1916 WS    BOS BRO   W    2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0
 1918 WS    BOS CHC   W    2   5  1  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  .200  .333  .200  0
 1921 WS    NYY NYG   L    3   9  0  1  0  0  0   0  0  1  .111  .111  .111  0
 1922 WS    NYY NYG   L    1   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
  4 World Series     2-2   8  17  1  2  0  0  0   0  1  2  .118  .167  .118  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+

Appearances on Leaderboards and Awards  

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

ERA
1917-1.74-2
1918-2.21-8
1919-2.10-4
1920-3.06-8
1921-3.05-3
1924-3.15-9
Wins
1916-18-6
1917-22-5
1918-21-3
1920-26-2
1921-27-1
1924-20-3
1926-19-5
Car-207-89
Won-Loss %
1917-.710-3
1918-.618-9
1920-.703-2
1921-.750-1
1924-.690-6
1926-.613-9
Car-.622-60
(BB + H)/9IP
1917-9.47-4
1918-9.54-4
1919-10.29-4
1920-11.37-8
1921-10.91-2
1922-11.51-8
1924-10.91-9
1926-10.86-5
Hits Allowed/9IP
1917-7.16-5
1918-7.06-5
1919-7.68-5
1920-8.94-9
1921-8.88-3
Base on Balls/9IP
1917-2.30-9
1918-2.49-9
1920-2.42-9
1921-2.03-2
1922-1.88-3
1924-1.43-4
1926-1.70-4
Strikeouts/9IP
1918-3.50-7
Games
1920-45-3
1921-49-1
1924-37-10
1926-39-10
Saves
1915-7-1
1916-3-8
1919-2-7
1920-2-7
1921-7-1
1925-2-8
1929-4-7
Innings
1917-289.0-7
1918-293.3-4
1919-266.0-7
1920-312.0-4
1921-336.7-1
1926-281.0-2
Strikeouts
1918-114-5
1919-107-8
1920-92-9
Games Started
1917-33-8
1918-33-2
1920-37-5
1921-38-3
1926-33-4
Comp. Games
1917-27-4
1918-30-1
1919-26-4
1920-26-4
1921-30-2
1922-21-7
1926-24-1
Car-231-99
Shutouts
1918-8-1
1919-3-10
1920-6-1
1926-3-4
Home Runs Allow.
1920-13-3
Base On Balls Allow.
1918-81-7
1919-77-10
Hits Allowed
1917-230-10
1918-230-9
1920-310-4
1921-332-4
1926-286-3
Losses
1918-13-9
1919-14-9
Adjusted ERA+
1917-148-3
1918-122-9
1919-148-5
1920-125-7
1921-139-2
         

Black Ink: Pitching - 23 (Average HOFer ~ 40)
Gray Ink: Pitching - 172 (Average HOFer ~ 185)
HOF Standards: Batting - 3.0 Pitching - 41.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Pitching - 99.0 (Likely HOFer > 100)

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

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* - Signifies Hall of Famer

 

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