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Rogers Hornsby 2BCardinals

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
23 9475 .358 .434 .577 163 56.2
Birth Date4-27-1896
Height5' 11"
Weight175 lbs
Age123 years, 6 months, 21 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
1915 SLN 19 18 61 14 2 0 0 2 6 0 0 2 .246 .271 .281 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1916 SLN 20 139 550 155 17 15 6 40 63 4 17 .313 .369 .444 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1917 SLN 21 145 589 171 24 17 8 45 34 4 17 .327 .385 .484 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1918 SLN 22 115 466 117 19 11 5 40 43 3 8 .281 .349 .416 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1919 SLN 23 138 577 163 15 9 8 48 41 7 17 .318 .384 .430 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1920 SLN 24 149 660 218 44 20 9 60 50 3 12 15 .370 .431 .559 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1921 SLN 25 154 674 235 44 18 21 60 48 7 13 13 .397 .458 .639 173 44.0 -0.2 0.0 5.5
1922 SLN 26 154 704 250 46 14 42 65 50 1 17 12 .401 .459 .722 191 66.7 2.2 0.0 8.3
1923 SLN 27 107 487 163 32 10 17 55 29 3 3 7 .384 .459 .627 172 42.7 -5.0 0.0 4.7
1924 SLN 28 143 640 227 43 14 25 89 32 2 5 12 .424 .507 .696 195 68.7 -0.2 0.0 8.5
1925 SLN 29 138 605 203 41 10 39 83 39 2 5 3 .403 .489 .756 171 44.7 2.7 0.0 5.8
1926 SLN 30 134 604 167 34 5 11 61 39 0 3 .317 .388 .463 129 18.3 -5.5 0.0 2.7
1927 NY1 31 155 684 205 32 9 26 86 38 4 9 .361 .448 .586 152 38.6 -2.4 0.0 5.2
1928 BSN 32 140 619 188 42 7 21 107 41 1 5 .387 .498 .632 172 43.6 -0.2 0.0 5.6
1929 CHN 33 156 712 229 47 8 39 87 65 1 2 .380 .459 .679 161 44.1 -0.9 0.0 5.4
1930 CHN 34 42 120 32 5 1 2 12 12 1 0 .308 .385 .433 92 -0.6 -1.7 0.0 0.1
1931 CHN 35 100 418 118 37 1 16 56 23 0 1 .331 .421 .574 159 31.5 -2.2 0.0 4.0
1932 CHN 36 19 70 13 2 0 1 10 4 2 0 .224 .357 .310 87 -0.9 0.4 0.0 0.1
1933 SLA 37 11 11 3 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .455 .778 120 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
1933 SLN 37 46 97 27 6 0 2 12 6 2 1 .325 .423 .470 120 1.8 -0.2 0.0 0.4
1934 SLA 38 24 31 7 2 0 1 7 4 1 0 0 .304 .484 .522 109 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1
1935 SLA 39 10 27 5 3 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 .208 .296 .333 70 -0.5 -0.5 0.0 -0.1
1936 SLA 40 2 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 .400 90 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
1937 SLA 41 20 63 18 3 0 1 7 5 0 0 0 .321 .397 .429 96 0.0 -3.1 0.0 -0.1
Career22599475293054116930110386794813564.358.434.577163443.2-16.50.056.2

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1915 SLN MLB NL 18 61 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1916 SLN MLB NL 139 550 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1917 SLN MLB NL 145 589 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1918 SLN MLB NL 115 466 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1919 SLN MLB NL 138 577 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1920 SLN MLB NL 149 660 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1921 SLN MLB NL 154 674 .287 .325 .395 .000 91 61.3 13.6 -0.6 173 13 0.0 -0.2 44.0 5.5
1922 SLN MLB NL 154 704 .293 .338 .405 .000 115 62 16.6 -0.8 191 15 0.0 2.2 66.7 8.3
1923 SLN MLB NL 107 487 .288 .336 .399 .000 108 44.8 13.1 -1.8 172 14 0.0 -5.0 42.7 4.7
1924 SLN MLB NL 143 640 .282 .329 .390 .000 94 94.7 16.3 -0.8 195 16 0.0 -0.2 68.7 8.5
1925 SLN MLB NL 138 605 .297 .343 .420 .000 108 53 15.1 -0.7 171 16 0.0 2.7 44.7 5.8
1926 SLN MLB NL 134 604 .280 .330 .384 .000 97 28.3 13.8 -0.6 129 13 0.0 -5.5 18.3 2.7
1927 NY1 MLB NL 155 684 .280 .325 .388 .000 87 74.7 16.8 -0.8 152 8 0.0 -2.4 38.6 5.2
1928 BSN MLB NL 140 619 .274 .323 .378 .000 94 61.3 12.9 -0.6 172 15 0.0 -0.2 43.6 5.6
1929 CHN MLB NL 156 712 .292 .345 .423 .000 104 52.8 14.9 -0.7 161 11 0.0 -0.9 44.1 5.4
1930 CHN MLB NL 42 120 .310 .357 .459 .000 117 -0.9 3.6 -0.1 92 17 0.0 -1.7 -0.6 0.1
1931 CHN MLB NL 100 418 .283 .333 .400 .000 90 50.4 11.4 0 159 17 0.0 -2.2 31.5 4.0
1932 CHN MLB NL 19 70 .287 .331 .404 .000 94 1.4 1.7 -0.3 87 31 0.0 0.4 -0.9 0.1
1933 SLA MLB AL 11 11 .263 .322 .378 .000 112 1.5 0.2 0 120 21 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
1933 SLN MLB NL 46 97 .273 .319 .376 .000 99 0.5 2.0 -0.1 120 21 0.0 -0.2 1.8 0.4
1934 SLA MLB AL 24 31 .286 .341 .408 .000 100 3.9 0.7 0 109 36 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.1
1935 SLA MLB AL 10 27 .277 .342 .411 .000 96 -1.1 0.4 -0.2 70 27 0.0 -0.5 -0.5 -0.1
1936 SLA MLB AL 2 6 .254 .350 .349 .000 103 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 90 9 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
1937 SLA MLB AL 20 63 .283 .345 .421 .000 113 2.9 1.7 -0.1 96 22 0.0 -3.1 0.0 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
1915 SLN MLB NL 61 57 5 14 2 0 0 16 4 2 6 0 2 .246 .271 .281 .035 2
1916 SLN MLB NL 550 495 63 155 17 15 6 220 65 40 63 17 .313 .369 .444 .131 11
1917 SLN MLB NL 589 523 86 171 24 17 8 253 66 45 34 17 .327 .385 .484 .157 17
1918 SLN MLB NL 466 416 51 117 19 11 5 173 60 40 43 8 .281 .349 .416 .135 7
1919 SLN MLB NL 577 512 68 163 15 9 8 220 71 48 41 17 .318 .384 .430 .111 10
1920 SLN MLB NL 660 589 96 218 44 20 9 329 94 60 50 12 15 .370 .431 .559 .188 8
1921 SLN MLB NL 674 592 131 235 44 18 21 378 126 60 48 13 13 .397 .458 .639 .242 15
1922 SLN MLB NL 704 623 141 250 46 14 42 450 152 65 50 17 12 .401 .459 .722 .321 15
1923 SLN MLB NL 487 424 89 163 32 10 17 266 83 55 29 3 7 .384 .459 .627 .243 5
1924 SLN MLB NL 640 536 121 227 43 14 25 373 94 89 32 5 12 .424 .507 .696 .272 13
1925 SLN MLB NL 605 504 133 203 41 10 39 381 143 83 39 5 3 .403 .489 .756 .353 16
1926 SLN MLB NL 604 527 96 167 34 5 11 244 93 61 39 3 .317 .388 .463 .146 16
1927 NY1 MLB NL 684 568 133 205 32 9 26 333 125 86 38 9 .361 .448 .586 .225 26
1928 BSN MLB NL 619 486 99 188 42 7 21 307 94 107 41 5 .387 .498 .632 .245 25
1929 CHN MLB NL 712 602 156 229 47 8 39 409 149 87 65 2 .380 .459 .679 .299 22
1930 CHN MLB NL 120 104 15 32 5 1 2 45 18 12 12 0 .308 .385 .433 .125 3
1931 CHN MLB NL 418 357 64 118 37 1 16 205 90 56 23 1 .331 .421 .574 .244 5
1932 CHN MLB NL 70 58 10 13 2 0 1 18 7 10 4 0 .224 .357 .310 .086 0
1933 SLA MLB AL 11 9 2 3 1 0 1 7 2 2 1 0 0 .333 .455 .778 .444 0
1933 SLN MLB NL 97 83 9 27 6 0 2 39 21 12 6 1 .325 .423 .470 .145 0
1934 SLA MLB AL 31 23 2 7 2 0 1 12 11 7 4 0 0 .304 .484 .522 .217 0
1935 SLA MLB AL 27 24 1 5 3 0 0 8 3 3 6 0 0 .208 .296 .333 .125 0
1936 SLA MLB AL 6 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 .400 .500 .400 .000 0
1937 SLA MLB AL 63 56 7 18 3 0 1 24 11 7 5 0 0 .321 .397 .429 .107 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-01-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can't we all feel more comfortable with an opening class of 10 of Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Walter Johnson, Jackie Robinson, Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, Rogers Hornsby, Honus Wanger?
(Bernard from Jersey City)
That's a great place to start. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-06-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Steven, Very sorry to hear about your father being in the hospital again. My best to him and to you. My question: As a Red Sox fan, Cano can't be this good, right? Please say he isn't. You may chalk his production this season up to one or more of the following: 1) how his grandmother's magic beans ended up in his chili, 2) Cano's thievery of a pair of rabbit's feet underoos from Mark Teixeira's locker during spring training, 3) BABIP, LD%, Fly Ball %, or 4) actual skill. I'd prefer it was one of the first two, however. As always, thanks for the chat.
(mattymatty2000 from Portland, OR)
Thanks mm2000. I think he is kind of real. He's probably not a "real" .371 hitter, because Ty Cobb aside, no one is consistent at that level. When Cano slumped at the beginning of May, I thought (and wrote) "Aha, here comes one of his patented low-concentration/swing at anything cold streaks." Instead, he regrouped and hit .336 for the month. Since hitting eight home runs in April he's whacked only five, so the good news for you is that he's apparently not Rogers Hornsby. The really positive thing that has happened here is that you have a player with a tremendous ability to make contact and hit the ball hard who, while not becoming selective by any means, has upped his patience by just enough to eliminate the easy outs he used to make from time to time (or month to month, and in 2008 for a whole season. At 27 he's freakin' peakin'. If he doesn't regress, I see no reason why he can't give us a few more .320 or .330 seasons before he's done. (Steven Goldman)
2010-01-19 15:30:00 (link to chat)I'm curious about the annual. Did Joe Sheehan contribute? And are the authors cited at the end of team sections so that we know who is writing what? I've always thought it would be nice to know who did what because you have such distinct voices.
(Nick from Manhattan)
Hi, Nick. No, Joe did not contribute. It's not something he had chosen to do in recent years. Consistent with long-standing BP tradition, we still have not by-lined the chapters. As we've said many, many times before (and as I alluded to a couple of answers ago), too many fingers get into each chapter to make that an easy thing to do. Let's talk about the St. Louis Browns chapter in the 1953 Baseball Prospectus annual. I might write the essay and the Rogers Hornsby manager comment. Jay Jaffe might do most of the comments, but as editor I might feel that his Dick Kryhoski comment missed the point, so I might ask him for a redraft or for various reasons (Jay may be skiing in Utah) change it around myself. Then I'll ask Kevin Goldstein to come in and take a look at what we wrote for all the prospects on the team, and in a couple of cases, Kevin might say, "You know, the Joe DeMaestri comment really overestimates his minor-league numbers. I have three scouts who tell me he hits with his eyes closed." So Kevin will rewrite that one. Then Christina will take a look and add her two cents and add and subtract a few more details (sometimes this happens in the opposite order -- she starts, I close). After that, it goes to the publisher's editor, who makes his own comments. Those come back to us, we evaluate them and keep what we can use, and stamp it finished -- at which point they trade the whole roster and Christina and I have to scramble to account for the changes, which causes even more rewriting.

See what I mean? And aren't you sorry you asked? (Steven Goldman)
2008-05-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)So Joe. We're a month in, and shockingly, the Mets haven't clinched the East yet. Do the Phillies have a shot at 75 wins this year? They've had their best April in recent memory, and have done so without Rollins and Victorino for the last 3 weeks, and with Ryan Howard looking more and more like dead in the water Mo Vaughn. Is it time to possibly start giving them their respect after basically writing them off before the season even started?
(Ryan from Philly)
And with Chase Utley hitting like Rogers Hornsby, and Pat Burrell and Jayson Werth over their heads. It all counts, Ryan. Romero, Lidge and Durbin have a 32/22 K/BB and a collective ERA under 1.00. The Phillies are 15-13, +11, which is basically the team I thought they were. They'll be in the hunt, and probably fall short when the pitching does. Lovely park, though. (Joe Sheehan)


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