Ed Appleton Stats

Ed Appleton was born on Monday, February 29, 1892, in Arlington, Texas. Appleton was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 16, 1915, with the Brooklyn Robins. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Ed Appleton baseball stats page.

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Ed Appleton
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Birth Name:
Edward Samuel Appleton
Nickname:
Whitey
Born On:
02-29-1892  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Arlington, Texas
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-27-1932 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Arlington, Texas
Cemetery:
Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Texas
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
173
First Game:
04-16-1915 (Age 23)
Last Game:
10-05-1916
Draft:
Not Applicable
Ed Appleton

Ed Appleton Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1915 23 Robins 34 10 13 4 10 .286 3.32 5 0 0 138.1 606 133 51 71 3 66 - 50 7 8 1 -
1916 24 Robins 14 3 2 1 2 .333 3.06 1 0 1 47.0 205 49 16 25 1 18 - 14 1 1 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
2 Years 48 13 15 5 12 .294 3.25 6 0 1 185.1 811 182 67 96 4 84 - 64 8 9 1 -
Ed Appleton

Ed Appleton Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1915 23 Robins 34 44 3 7 0 1 0 0 0 2 - 15 0 - 0 - .159 .196 .205
1916 24 Robins 14 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - .167 .167 .167
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
2 Years 48 56 4 9 0 1 0 0 0 2 - 15 0 - 0 - .161 .190 .196
Ed Appleton

Ed Appleton Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1915 Robins P 34 10 415 45 1.3 41 5 36 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .911 2.67
1916 Robins P 14 3 141 13 0.9 12 4 8 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .923 2.30
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 48 13 556 58 1.2 53 9 44 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .914 2.57
2 Years 48 13 556 58 1.2 53 9 44 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .914 2.57
Ed Appleton

Ed Appleton Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1915 Robins 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.76 3.25 4.29
1916 Robins 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.78 2.68 3.45
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
2 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.7 0.0 0.76 3.11 4.08
Ed Appleton

Ed Appleton Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1915 Brooklyn Robins n/a Undetermined n/a -
1916 Brooklyn Robins n/a Undetermined n/a -


Ed Appleton was born on February 29th , also known as leap day, the least likely date to be born on as it only comes once ever four years (chances are about one in 1,461 according to the BBC). Appleton was the third Major League Player ever born on leap day!

Major League Baseball Players Born on Leap Day

Player Name Date of Birth Years Played
Dickey Pearce 02-29-1836 1876 - 1877
Sadie Houck 02-29-1856 1879 - 1887
Ed Appleton 02-29-1892 1915 - 1916
Roy Parker 02-29-1896 1919 - 1919
Ralph Miller 02-29-1896 1920 - 1924
Pepper Martin 02-29-1904 1928 - 1944
Al Rosen 02-29-1924 1947 - 1956
Steve Mingori 02-29-1944 1970 - 1979
Al Autry 02-29-1952 1976 - 1976
Jerry Fry 02-29-1956 1978 - 1978
Bill Long 02-29-1960 1985 - 1991
Terrence Long 02-29-1976 1999 - 2006

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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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