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Al Orth
Albert Lewis Orth (Smiling Al or The Curveless Wonder)

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 6' 0", Weight 200 lb.
Debut August 15, 1895
Born September 5, 1872 in Tipton, IN
Died October 8, 1948 in Lynchburg, VA

Pitching   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERAa *ERA+
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 1895 22 PHI NL   8   1  11  10   9   0  1   88.0  103   38   0   22   25  3.89  4.78  123
 1896 23 PHI NL  15  10  25  23  19   0  0  196.0  244   96  10   46   23  4.41  4.32   98
 1897 24 PHI NL  14  19  36  34  29   2  0  282.3  349  145  12   82   64  4.62  4.18   90
 1898 25 PHI NL  15  13  32  28  25   1  0  250.0  290   84   2   53   52  3.02  3.42  113
 1899 26 PHI NL  14   3  21  15  13   3  1  144.7  149   40   0   19   35  2.49  3.70  148
 1900 27 PHI NL  14  14  33  30  24   2  1  262.0  302  110   4   60   68  3.78  3.62   96
 1901 28 PHI NL  20  12  35  33  30   6  1  281.7  250   71   3   32   92  2.27  3.39  149
 1902 29 WSH AL  19  18  38  37  36   1  0  324.0  367  143  18   40   76  3.97  3.71   93
 1903 30 WSH AL  10  22  36  32  30   2  2  279.7  326  135   8   62   88  4.34  3.14   72
 1904 31 WSH AL   3   4  10   7   7   0  0   73.7   88   39   2   15   23  4.76  2.65   56
         NYY AL  11   6  20  18  11   2  0  137.7  122   41   0   19   47  2.68  2.70  101
         TOT AL  14  10  30  25  18   2  0  211.3  210   80   2   34   70  3.40  2.68   79
 1905 32 NYY AL  18  16  40  37  26   6  0  305.3  273   97   8   61  121  2.86  2.94  103
 1906 33 NYY AL  27  17  45  39  36   3  0  338.7  317   88   2   66  133  2.34  2.96  126
 1907 34 NYY AL  14  21  36  33  21   2  0  248.7  244   72   2   53   78  2.61  2.79  107
 1908 35 NYY AL   2  13  21  17   8   1  0  139.3  134   53   4   30   22  3.42  2.48   72
 1909 36 NYY AL   0   0   1   1   0   0  0    3.0    6    4   0    1    1 12.00  2.40   20
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 15 Yr WL% .519 204 189 440 394 324  31  6 3354.7 3564 1256  75  661  948  3.37  3.38  100
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 162 Game Avg    16  15  35  32  26   2  0  273.5  290  102   6   53   77  3.37  3.38  100
 Career High     27  22  45  39  36   6  2  338.7  367  145  18   82  133  2.27  4.78  149
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
                 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 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1895 22 PHI NL  11   45    8   16   4  0   1   13   0      1   6  .356  .370  .511   23   2           0    
 1896 23 PHI NL  25   82   12   21   3  3   1   13   2      3  11  .256  .282  .402   33   0           0    
 1897 24 PHI NL  53  152   26   50   7  4   1   17   5      3      .329  .342  .447   68   2           0    
 1898 25 PHI NL  39  123   17   36   6  4   1   14   1      3      .293  .310  .431   53   7           0    
 1899 26 PHI NL  22   62    5   13   3  1   1    5   2      1      .210  .222  .339   21   1           0    
 1900 27 PHI NL  39  129    6   40   4  1   1   21   2      2      .310  .326  .380   49   0           1    
 1901 28 PHI NL  41  128   14   36   6  0   1   15   3      3      .281  .303  .352   45   0           1    
 1902 29 WSH AL  56  175   20   38   3  2   2   10   2      9      .217  .255  .291   51   3           0    
 1903 30 WSH AL  55  162   19   49   9  7   0   11   3      4      .302  .323  .444   72   1           1    
 1904 31 WSH AL  31  102    7   22   3  1   0   11   2      1      .216  .238  .265   27   0           2    
         NYY AL  24   64    6   19   1  1   0    7   2      0      .297  .308  .344   22   1           1    
         TOT AL  55  166   13   41   4  2   0   18   4  0   1   0  .247  .265  .295   49   1   0   0   3   0
 1905 32 NYY AL  55  131   13   24   3  1   1    8   2      4      .183  .213  .244   32   3           1    
 1906 33 NYY AL  47  135   12   37   2  2   1   17   2      6      .274  .305  .341   46   3           0    
 1907 34 NYY AL  44  105   11   34   6  0   1   13   1      4      .324  .355  .410   43   2           1    
 1908 35 NYY AL  38   69    4   20   1  2   0    4   0      2      .290  .310  .362   25   2           0    
 1909 36 NYY AL  22   34    3    9   0  1   0    5   1      5      .265  .359  .324   11   1           0    
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 15 Seasons     602 1698  183  464  61 30  12  184  30  0  51  17  .273  .298  .366  621  28   0   0   8   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        457   49  125  16  8   3   50   8  0  14   5  .273  .298  .366  167   8   0   0   2   0
 Career High     56  175   26   50   9  7   2   21   5  0   9  11                     72   7   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% 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 1895 22 PHI NL   48   31    8                     | .356  .302| .370  .370| .511  .409| .881  .778| 125           
 1896 23 PHI NL   85   61    9                     | .256  .296| .282  .361| .402  .395| .685  .756|  80           
 1897 24 PHI NL  157  104   23                     | .329  .295| .342  .358| .447  .391| .789  .750| 110           
 1898 25 PHI NL  133   94   16                     | .293  .273| .310  .337| .431  .350| .740  .687| 115           
 1899 26 PHI NL   64   50    4                     | .210  .285| .222  .348| .339  .373| .561  .720|  55           
 1900 27 PHI NL  132   89   15                     | .310  .285| .326  .347| .380  .377| .706  .724|  95           
 1901 28 PHI NL  132   92   13                     | .281  .278| .303  .333| .352  .362| .655  .696|  88           
 1902 29 WSH AL  187  140   13                     | .217  .285| .255  .342| .291  .385| .547  .727|  50           
 1903 30 WSH AL  168  114   23                     | .302  .265| .323  .315| .444  .359| .768  .674| 127           
 1904 31 WSH AL  105   80    6                     | .216  .249| .238  .301| .265  .327| .503  .628|  60           
         NYY AL   66   46    6                     | .297  .256| .308  .309| .344  .338| .651  .647| 101           
         TOT AL  171  126   12                     | .247  .252| .265  .304| .295  .331| .560  .635|  76       100%
 1905 32 NYY AL  139  110    6                     | .183  .260| .213  .321| .244  .339| .458  .660|  39           
 1906 33 NYY AL  144  101   14                     | .274  .267| .305  .324| .341  .341| .646  .666|  94           
 1907 34 NYY AL  112   73   15                     | .324  .263| .355  .319| .410  .329| .764  .648| 136           
 1908 35 NYY AL   73   51    7                     | .290  .246| .310  .304| .362  .314| .672  .619| 117           
 1909 36 NYY AL   40   26    3                     | .265  .253| .359  .315| .324  .321| .683  .636| 115           
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 15 Seasons     1785 1262  182                     | .273  .273| .298  .332| .366  .359| .663  .691|  92       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
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 1895 22 PHI NL   P*  11      2   14    3    0  .842  .917  1.64  2.52  10   88.0
 1896 23 PHI NL   P*  25     10   54    7    2  .901  .916  2.94  2.72  23  196.0
 1897 24 PHI NL   P*  36      9   69    6    1  .929  .920  2.49  2.55  34  282.3
                 OF    6     11    1    1    0  .923  .935  2.00  2.07               3    3    0
 1898 25 PHI NL   P*  32      8   62    3    1  .959  .918  2.52  2.65  28  250.0
                 OF    1      1    1    0    0 1.000  .937  2.00  2.00               0    0    1
 1899 26 PHI NL   P*  21      4   19    6    0  .793  .909  1.43  2.68  15  144.7
                 OF    1      1    0    0    0 1.000  .944  1.00  2.10               1    0    0
 1900 27 PHI NL   P*  33     15   68    5    3  .943  .921  2.85  2.67  30  262.0
                 OF    3      8    0    0    0 1.000  .940  2.67  2.13               0    3    0
 1901 28 PHI NL   P*  35     21   83    6    2  .945  .934  3.32  2.75  33  281.7
                 OF    4      4    0    0    0 1.000  .942  1.00  2.02               0    4    0
 1902 29 WSH AL   P*  38     25   95   10    3  .923  .928  3.33  3.10  37  324.0
                 OF   13     20    2    2    0  .917  .944  1.69  2.04               1    4    8
                 1B    1      1    0    0    0 1.000  .980  1.00 10.70           
                 SS    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  5.70           
 1903 30 WSH AL   P*  36     17   86    9    0  .920  .948  3.31  3.19  32  279.7
                 SS    7     11   11    2    3  .917  .913  3.14  5.21           
                 OF    4      4    0    3    0  .571  .952  1.00  1.93               2    0    2
                 1B    2     23    1    1    0  .960  .981 12.00 10.60           
 1904 31 WSH AL  OF   18     30    1    7    0  .816  .954  1.72  1.84              12    6    0
                  P*  10      8   25    1    0  .971  .952  4.03  3.46   7   73.7
         NYY AL   P*  20     12   48    2    1  .968  .952  3.92  3.45  18  137.7
                 OF    2      3    0    0    0 1.000  .954  1.50  1.85               0    1    1
         TOT AL   P*  30     20   73    3    1  .969  .952  3.96  3.45  25  211.4
         TOT AL  OF   20     33    1    7    0  .829  .955  1.70  1.84              12    7    1
 1905 32 NYY AL   P*  40     13   96    7    1  .940  .943  3.21  3.24  37  305.3
                 1B    1     15    2    3    0  .850  .982 17.00 10.60           
                 OF    1      3    0    0    0 1.000  .953  3.00  1.80               0    0    1
 1906 33 NYY AL   P*  45     13  101    8    1  .934  .948  3.03  3.22  39  338.7
                 OF    1      0    2    0    0 1.000  .963  2.00  1.90               0    0    1
 1907 34 NYY AL   P*  36      9   95    9    1  .920  .946  3.76  3.28  33  248.7
                 OF    1      2    0    1    0  .667  .959  2.00  1.80               1    0    0
 1908 35 NYY AL   P*  21      6   42    1    2  .980  .946  3.10  3.20  17  139.3
 1909 36 NYY AL  2B    6     10   16    0    0 1.000  .953  4.33  4.83           
                  P*   1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  3.30   1    3.0
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 Position Total   P* 440    172  957   83   18  .932  .935  3.03  2.97 394 3354.8
                 OF   55     87    7   14    0  .870  .948  1.71  1.95              32   28   15
                 SS    8     11   11    2    3  .917  .913  2.75  5.26           
                 2B    6     10   16    0    0 1.000  .953  4.33  4.83           
                 1B    4     39    3    4    0  .913  .981 10.50 10.62           
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+----+----+----+
 Overall Total       513    319  994  103   21  .927  .937  2.56  2.59

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
1901-2.27-3
Wins
1901-20-7
1902-19-7
1906-27-1
Car-204-92
Won-Loss %
1899-.824-1
1901-.625-7
1904-.583-9
1906-.614-8
(BB + H)/9IP
1901-9.01-1
Hits Allowed/9IP
1901-7.99-4
Base on Balls/9IP
1896-2.11-7
1898-1.91-9
1900-2.06-9
1901-1.02-1
1902-1.11-1
1904-1.45-6
1905-1.80-6
1906-1.75-9
1907-1.92-10
Car-1.77-45
Games
1902-38-4
1905-40-7
1906-45-2
Saves
1899-1-7
1900-1-3
1901-1-6
1903-2-1
Innings
1902-324.0-4
1905-305.3-10
1906-338.7-1
Car-3354.7-80
Strikeouts
1906-133-9
Games Started
1902-37-4
1905-37-5
1906-39-3
Comp. Games
1902-36-3
1906-36-1
Car-324-31
Shutouts
1897-2-3
1899-3-10
1900-2-10
1901-6-1
1905-6-3
Home Runs Allow.
1896-10-10
1897-12-3
1902-18-1
1903-8-4
1905-8-2
1908-4-4
Hits Allowed
1902-367-2
1903-326-2
1905-273-6
1906-317-1
Car-3564-56
Losses
1897-19-8
1902-18-3
1903-22-2
1905-16-9
1906-17-7
1907-21-1
Car-189-53
Adjusted ERA+
1901-149-3
1906-126-8
 

Black Ink: Pitching - 20 (Average HOFer ~ 40)
Gray Ink: Pitching - 88 (Average HOFer ~ 185)
HOF Standards: Batting - 2.0 Pitching - 27.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Pitching - 49.5 (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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