December 12, 2002

FIELDING RECORD. 20

CATCHERS.

Rank|NAME. |CLUB. |Number|Chances|Per Cent.
| | |Games.|Offered|Accepted.
----+----------+-----------+------+-------+---------
1 | Donohue |Kansas City| 66 | 395 | .965
2 |(Robinson |Athletic | 66 | 595 | .955
|{Keenan |Cincinnati | 70 | 536 | .955
3 | Milligan |St. Louis | 58 | 429 | .944
4 | Holbert |Brooklyn | 15 | 106 | .934
5 | Boyle |St. Louis | 70 | 539 | .933
6 | Cross |Louisville | 38 | 292 | .928
7 | Snyder |Cleveland | 43 | 334 | .922
8 | Zimmer |Cleveland | 56 | 443 | .921
9 | Trott |Baltimore | 27 | 205 | .917
10 |{Vaughn |Louisville | 25 | 184 | .913
|{Baldwin |Cincinnati | 64 | 483 | .913
11 | Bushong |Brooklyn | 68 | 489 | .9**
| | | | | [A]
12 | Townsend |Athletic | 43 | 330 | .906
13 | O'Brien |Baltimore | 38 | 274 | .905
14 | Fulmer |Baltimore | 46 | 309 | .903
15 | Cook |Louisville | 50 | 316 | .902
16 | Gunning |Athletic | 23 | 192 | .896
17 | Cantz |Baltimore | 33 | 227 | .890
18 | Kerins |Louisville | 30 | 320 | .888
19 | Brennan |Kansas City| 25 | 176 | .887
20 | McGuire |Cleveland | 16 | 131 | .885
21 | Daniels |Kansas City| 31 | 232 | .875
22 | Clark |Brooklyn | 36 | 307 | .857
23 | Peoples |Brooklyn | 26 | 252 | .841

[*Proofreaders Note A: * number indecipherable.]

PITCHERS.
Rank| NAME. |CLUB. |Number|Chances|Per Cent.
| | |Games.|Offered|Accepted.
----+------------+-----------+------+-------+--------
1 | Chamberlain|Louisville | 37 | 255 | .988
| |and St. | | |
| |Louis | | |
2 | Ewing |Louisville | 21 | 135 | .985
3 | Terry |Brooklyn | 24 | 186 | .978
4 | Mays |Brooklyn | 18 | 12O | .975
5 | Foutz |Brooklyn | 19 | 115 | .974
6 | Sullivan |Kansas City| 24 | 167 | .970
7 | Stratton |Louisville | 34 | 184 | .968
8 |(Hudson |St. Louis | 37 | 230 | .962
|{Kilroy |Baltimore | 42 | 229 | .965
9 |{Hughes |Brooklyn | 39 | 261 | .962
|{King |St. Louis | 65 | 397 | .962
10 |{Crowell |Cleveland | | |
| |and | | |
| |Louisville | 19 | 103 | .961
|{Bakely |Cleveland | 60 | 359 | .961
|{Mullane |Cincinnati | 44 | 284 | .961
|{Viau |Cincinnati | 41 | 257 | .961
11 | Seward |Athletic | 57 | 428 | .957
12 | O'Brien |Cleveland | 29 | 213 | .953
13 | Porter |Kansas City| 55 | 507 | .951
14 |{Weyhing |Athletic | 48 | 328 | .948
|{Smith |Cincinnati | 4O | 211 | .948
15 | Carruthers |Brooklyn | 45 | 273 | .945
16 | Hecker |Louisville | 28 | 154 | .942
17 | Smith |Athletic | 38 | 248 | .940
| |and | | |
| |Baltimore | | |
19 | Cunningham |Baltimore | 51 | 335 | .934
20 | Ramsey |Louisville | 37 | 290 | .924
21 | Mattimore |Athletic | 26 | 162 | .914
81 | Fagan |Kansas City| 17 | 92 | .913
{sic.}|

This table is rendered useless as a criterion of a pitcher's skill as a
fielder, on account of the mixing up of assistances on strikes with
fielding assistances, which are distinct and separate figures for data.

FIRST BASEMEN.

Rank|NAME. |CLUB. |Number|Chances|Per Cent.
| | |Games.|Offered|Accepted.
----+------------+-----------+------+-------+--------
1 | Andrews |Louisville.| 27 | 302 | .993
2 |{Foutz |Brooklyn | 42 | 371 | .986
|{Faatz |Cleveland | 120 | 1247 | .986
3 | Orr |Brooklyn | 95 | 1044 | .980
4 | Reilly |Cincinnati | 116 | 1313 | .979
5 | Phillips |Kansas City| 119 | 1500 | .977
6 | Tucker |Baltimore | 129 | 1441 | .975
7 | Smith |Louisville | 56 | 578 | .974
8 |{Larkin |Athletic | 121 | 1294 | .972
|{Comiskey |St. Louis | 133 | 1379 | .972
9 | Esterbrook |Louisville | 23 | 238 | .958
10 |Hecker |Louisville | 27 | 294 | .952


SECOND BASEMEN.

Rank|NAME. |CLUB. |Number|Chances|Per Cent.
| | |Games.|Offered|Accepted.
----+------------+-----------+------+-------+--------
1 | Berkley |Kansas City| 116 | 683 | .941
2 |{Striekler |Cleveland | 122 | 791 | .938
|{McPhee |Cincinnati | 110 | 776 | .938
3 | Bierbauer |Athletics | 122 | 795 | .935
4 | Collins |Louisville | 30 | 170 | .926
| |and | | |
| |Brooklyn | | |
5 | McClellan |Brooklyn | 62 | 346 | .920
| |and | | |
| |Cleveland. | | |
6 | Burdock |Brooklyn | 69 | 431 | .919
7 | Mack |Louisville | 110 | 703 | .915
8 |{Greenwood |Baltimore | 87 | 442 | .914
|{Farrell |Baltimore | 47 | 174 | .913
9 | McGarr |St. Louis | 34 | 193 | .915
10 | Robinson |St. Louis | 100 | 496 | .904

SHORT STOPS.

Rank|NAME. |CLUB. |Number|Chances|Per Cent.
| | |Games.|Offered|Accepted.
----+---------+-------------+------+-------+--------
1 |Farell |Baltimore | 56 | 395 | .937
2 |Tomney |Louisville | 34 | 174 | .914
3 |Esterday |Kansas City | 114 | 640 | .900
4 |McKean |Cleveland | 75 | 380 | .895
5 |Sommer |Baltimore | 32 | 161 | .885
6 |Herr |St.Louis | 28 | 133 | .872
7 |Fenelly |Cincinnati | 120 | 723 | .871
| |and | | |
| |Athletic | | |
8 |Gleason |Athletic | 121 | 565 | .865
9 |Wolf |Louisville | 38 | 222 | .860
10 |Alberts |Cleveland | 52 | 272 | .857
11 |Burns |Baltimore | 53 | 277 | .848
| |and | | |
| |Brooklyn | | |
12 |Smith |Brooklyn | 103 | 600 | .847
13 |Robinson |St. Louis | 34 | 168 | .845
14 |Greenwood|Baltimore | 26 | 118 | .831
15 |White |Louisville | 96 | 596 | .827
| |and St. Louis| | |
16 |Kapell |Cincinnati | 21 | 107 | .785


LEFT FIELDERS.

Rank|NAME. |CLUB. |Number|Chances|Per Cent.
| | |Games.|Offered|Accepted.
----+------------+-----------+------+-------+--------
1 |Stovey |Athletic | 117 | 226 | .950
2 |Browning |Louisville | 21 | 35 | .943
3 |Allen |Kansas City| 33 | 80 | .938
4 |O'Neill |St. Louis | 130 | 257 | .934
5 |O'Brien |Brooklyn | 136 | 261 | .931
6 |Collins |Louisville | 57 | 152 | .921
| |and | | |
| |Brooklyn | | |
7 |{Sommer |Baltimore | 30 | 56 | .911
|{Tebeau |Cincinnati | 121 | 235 | .911
8 |Vaughn |Louisville | 20 | 40 | .900
9 |Goldsby |Baltimore | 42 | 58 | .893
10 |McKean |Cleveland | 43 | 88 | .886
11 |{Hogan |Cleveland | 26 | 41 | .878
|{Gilks |Cleveland | 58 | 115 | .878
12 |Burns |Baltimore | 47 | 120 | .833
| |and | | |
| |Brooklyn | | |
13 |Cline |Kansas City| 26 | 46 | .826
14 |Sullivan |Kansas City| 16 | 25 | .800
15 |Stratton |Louisville | 23 | 37 | .730


THIRD BASEMEN.

Rank|NAME. |CLUB. |Number|Chances|Per Cent.
| | |Games.|Offered|Accepted.
----+---------+-----------+------+-------+--------
1 |Shindle |Baltimore | 135 | 606 | .919
2 |Pinkney |Brooklyn | 143 | 470 | .896
3 |Albert |Cleveland | 48 | 198 | .894
4 |Lyons |Athletic | 111 | 397 | .889
5 |Latham |St. Louis | 132 | 525 | .882
6 |Carpenter|Cincinnati | 135 | 491 | .878
7 |Raymond |Louisville | 31 | 129 | .876
8 |Davis |Kansas City| 114 | 576 | .849
9 |Werrick |Louisville | 89 | 321 | .822
10 |Gilks |Cleveland | 26 | 109 | .798
11 |McGlone |Cleveland | 48 | 198 | .793

RIGHT FIELDERS

Rank|NAME. |CLUB. |Number|Chances|Per Cent.
| | |Games.|Offered|Accepted.
----+----------+-----------+------+-------+---------
1 |Hogan |Cleveland | 51 | 90 | .988
2 |McClellan |Brooklyn | 32 | 52 | .962
| |and | | |
| |Cleveland | | |
3 |Nicol |Cincinnati | 124 | 218 | .959
4 |Hamilton |Kansas City| 29 | 35 | .943
5 |Foutz |Brooklyn | 78 | 251 | .932
6 |McCarthy |St. Louis | 118 | 276 | .924
7 |Purcell |Athletic | 111 | 182 | .923
| |and | | |
| |Baltimore | | |
8 |Carruthers|Brooklyn | 31 | 80 | .900
8 |Cline |Kansas City| 44 | 80 | .900
9 |Poorman |Athletic | 85 | 134 | .896
10 |Wolf |Louisville | 83 | 158 | .892
11 |McTamany |Kansas City| 48 | 92 | .891
12 |Goodfellow|Cleveland | 51 | 100 | .850
13 |Kerins |Louisville | 35 | 61 | .820

CENTER FIELDERS.

Rank|NAME. |CLUB. |Number |Chances |Per Cent.
| | |Games. |Offered |Accepted.
----+--------+-----------+-------+--------+---------
1 |Welch |Athletic | 135 | 309 | .968
2 |Corkhill|Cincinnati | 131 | 320 | .966
| |and | | |
| |Brooklyn | | |
3 |Gilks |Cleveland | 26 | 50 | .960
4 |Radford |Brooklyn | 84 | 208 | .947
5 |Griffin |Baltimore | 137 | 323 | .941
6 |McTamany|Kansas City| 68 | 206 | .932
7 |Lyons |St. Louis | 108 | 267 | .910
8 |Weaver |Louisville | 26 | 49 | .898
8 |Rowe |Kansas City| 32 | 68 | .897
9 |Browning|Louisville | 78 | 181 | .884
10 |Hotaling|Cleveland | 97 | 200 | .875
11 |Collins |Louisville | 24 | 61 | .852
| |and | | |
| |Brooklyn | | |
12 |O'Connor|Cincinnati | 19 | 39 | .846

CLUB BATTING RECORD


Rank|Clubs |Number |Times |Runs|Number |Stolen|Per cent
| |of Games|at Bat| |of Base|Bases |B. H. to
| | | | |Hits | |A. B.
----+-----------+--------+------+----+-------+------+------
1 |Athletic | 136 | 4801 | 828| 1262 | 568 | .263
2 |St. Louis | 137 | 4753 | 790| 1188 | 526 | .250
3 |Louisville | 137 | 4807 | 678| 1190 | 368 | .248
4 |Brooklyn | 143 | 4868 | 757| 1183 | 413 | .243
5 |Cincinnati | 136 | 4762 | 734| 1143 | 464 | .240
6 |Cleveland | 134 | 4560 | 641| 1073 | 399 | .235
7 |Baltimore | 137 | 4654 | 653| 1073 | 379 | .231
8 |Kansas City| 132 | 4582 | 578| 1011 | 266 | .221
+--------+------+----+-------+------+------
|Total | 1092 |37787 |5659| 9123 | 3383 | .241


CLUB FIELDING RECORD.

Rank|Clubs |Number|Put |Assists.|Errors.|Total |Per c.
| |Of |Outs.| | |Chances |Chances
| |Games | | | |Offered.|Accepted.
----+------------+------+-----+--------+-------+--------+---------
1|Cincinnati | 136 | 3671| 2266 | 445 | 6382 | .940
2|Athletic | 136 | 3623| 2315 | 422 | 6360 | .934
3|St. Louis | 137 | 3635| 2092 | 432 | 6159 | .930
4|Baltimore | 137 | 3597| 2226 | 452 | 6269 | .928
5|Brooklyn | 143 | 3851| 2318 | 508 | 6677 | .924
6|{Kansas City| 132 | 3471| 2321 | 500 | 6292 | .921
|{Cleveland | 134 | 3484| 2217 | 487 | 6188 | .921
7|Louisville | 137 | 3631| 2307 | 566 | 6504 | .913
+-----+--------+-------+--------+-------
|Total | | 8963| 18056 | 3812 | 50831 | .927