Bert Cunningham Stats

Bert Cunningham was born on Saturday, November 25, 1865, in Wilmington, Delaware. Cunningham was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 15, 1887, with the Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers. 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 Bert Cunningham baseball stats page.

"Shadowing the ball, which was an art in the former days, is almost lost. A few pitchers try it, but without the skills of Bert Cunningham, Mattie Kilroy, Willie McGill ad many others of the old school. Shadowing consists of the pitcher sidestepping and placing his body on the line of the batter's vision, so that the ball has no background except the pitcher's body and the batter cannot see it plainly until the ball is almost upon him." - Author Hugh S. Fullerton in Touching Second (John J. Evers & Hugh S. Fullerton, 1910)
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Birth Name:
Ellsworth Elmer Cunningham
Nickname:
Bert
Born On:
11-25-1865  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Wilmington, Delaware
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-14-1952 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Cragmere, Delaware
Cemetery:
Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood, Pennsylvania
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Unknown
Player Weight Chart Weight:
187
First Game:
09-15-1887 (Age 21)
Last Game:
04-28-1901
Draft:
Not Applicable
Bert Cunningham

Bert Cunningham 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
1887 22 Trolley Dodgers 3 3 0 0 2 .000 5.09 3 0 0 23.0 116 26 13 22 0 13 - 8 0 4 0 -
1888 23 Orioles 51 51 0 22 29 .431 3.39 50 0 0 453.1 1,897 412 171 275 8 157 - 186 0 0 0 -
1889 24 Orioles 39 33 5 16 19 .457 4.87 29 0 1 279.1 1,310 306 151 245 11 141 - 140 20 0 0 -
1890 25 Quakers 14 11 3 3 9 .250 5.22 11 0 0 108.2 0 133 63 103 0 67 - 33 0 0 0 -
1890 25 Bisons 25 25 0 9 15 .375 5.84 24 2 0 211.0 1,419 251 137 190 8 134 - 78 34 10 0 -
1891 26 Orioles 30 25 - 11 14 .440 4.01 21 0 0 237.2 0 241 106 - 8 138 - 59 - - - -
1895 30 Colonels 31 28 3 11 16 .407 4.75 24 1 0 231.0 0 299 122 185 6 104 - 49 5 0 0 -
1896 31 Colonels 27 20 5 7 14 .333 5.09 17 0 1 189.1 0 242 107 168 6 74 - 37 5 0 0 -
1897 32 Colonels 29 27 2 14 13 .519 4.14 25 0 0 234.2 0 286 108 148 2 72 - 49 7 13 0 -
1898 33 Colonels 44 42 2 28 15 .651 3.16 41 0 0 362.0 0 387 127 174 8 65 - 34 3 20 0 -
1899 34 Colonels 39 37 2 17 17 .500 3.84 33 1 0 323.2 0 385 138 188 4 75 - 36 4 15 4 -
1900 35 Orphans 8 7 1 4 3 .571 4.36 7 0 0 64.0 0 84 31 53 0 21 - 7 1 4 0 -
1901 36 Orphans 1 1 0 0 1 .000 5.00 1 0 0 9.0 40 11 5 6 0 3 - 2 0 0 1 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
12 Years 341 310 23 142 167 .460 4.22 286 4 2 2,726.2 4,782 3,063 1,279 1,757 61 1,064 - 718 79 66 5 -
Bert Cunningham

Bert Cunningham Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1887 22 Trolley Dodgers 3 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 - - - - 0 - .000 .200 0.250
1888 23 Orioles 51 177 17 33 3 2 1 0 9 5 - - - - 2 - .186 .217 .243
1889 24 Orioles 41 131 10 27 4 2 0 0 18 4 - 25 - - 2 - .206 .241 .267
1890 25 Quakers 15 52 6 6 1 1 0 0 3 2 - 11 - - 0 - .115 .148 .173
1890 25 Bisons 28 101 11 23 5 1 0 0 11 6 - 23 - - 0 - .228 .271 .297
1891 26 Orioles 31 100 17 15 3 1 1 0 11 13 - 20 - - 0 - .150 .248 .230
1895 30 Colonels 32 100 14 30 7 3 0 0 13 9 - 20 0 - 0 - .300 .358 .430
1896 31 Colonels 29 88 11 22 3 2 2 0 15 5 - 14 1 - 0 - .250 .290 .398
1897 32 Colonels 31 93 13 22 0 1 2 0 10 1 - - 5 - 1 - .237 .253 .323
1898 33 Colonels 44 140 21 32 3 1 1 0 16 10 - - 0 - 0 - .229 .280 .286
1899 34 Colonels 44 154 17 40 2 0 2 2 17 5 - - 4 - 0 - .260 .283 .312
1900 35 Orphans 8 27 5 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 - - 0 - 0 - .148 .179 .185
1901 36 Orphans 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - - 2 - 0 - .000 .500 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
12 Years 358 1,172 145 254 32 14 9 2 124 64 - 113 12 - 5 - .217 .260 .291
Bert Cunningham

Bert Cunningham Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1887 Trolley Dodgers P 3 3 69 6 2.0 5 1 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 1.96
1888 Orioles LF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1888 Orioles P 51 51 1,360 151 3.0 126 20 106 25 3 n/a n/a n/a .834 2.50
1889 Orioles OF 2 - - 2 1.0 1 1 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.00
1889 Orioles P 39 33 838 71 1.8 62 8 54 9 0 n/a n/a n/a .873 2.00
1889 Orioles SS 1 - - 4 4.0 2 0 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.00
1890 Quakers P 14 11 326 47 3.4 40 7 33 7 3 n/a n/a n/a .851 3.31
1890 Quakers RF 1 - - 2 2.0 1 1 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.00
1890 Bisons OF 3 - - 4 1.3 3 3 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 0.00
1890 Bisons P 25 25 633 74 3.0 60 7 53 14 2 n/a n/a n/a .811 2.56
1891 Orioles CF 2 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1891 Orioles P 30 25 713 87 2.9 80 11 69 7 3 n/a n/a n/a .920 3.03
1891 Orioles SS 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1895 Colonels P 31 28 693 85 2.7 75 19 56 10 3 n/a n/a n/a .882 2.92
1895 Colonels RF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1896 Colonels P 27 20 568 80 3.0 71 23 48 9 3 n/a n/a n/a .888 3.38
1896 Colonels SS 1 - - 6 6.0 5 3 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 0.00
1897 Colonels P 29 27 704 92 3.2 85 27 58 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .924 3.26
1897 Colonels RF 2 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1898 Colonels P 44 42 1,086 123 2.8 110 29 81 13 5 n/a n/a n/a .894 2.73
1899 Colonels P 39 37 971 143 3.7 135 35 100 8 2 n/a n/a n/a .944 3.75
1899 Colonels RF 3 - - 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1899 Colonels SS 1 - - 7 7.0 6 3 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 0.00
1900 Orphans P 8 7 192 18 2.3 17 8 9 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .944 2.39
1901 Orphans P 1 1 27 7 7.0 7 2 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 341 310 8,180 984 2.9 873 197 676 111 25 n/a n/a n/a .887 2.88
RF Totals 7 0 0 4 0.6 3 3 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 0.00
OF Totals 5 0 0 6 1.2 4 4 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
SS Totals 4 0 0 17 4.3 13 6 7 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .765 0.00
CF Totals 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
LF Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
12 Years 360 310 8,180 1,011 2.8 893 210 683 118 25 n/a n/a n/a .883 2.95
Bert Cunningham

Bert Cunningham Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1887 Trolley Dodgers 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.62 3.13 5.09
1888 Orioles 2 - - 0 0 n/a 177.0 0.0 19.7 1.18 3.69 3.12
1889 Orioles 3 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.2 7.3 0.99 4.51 4.54
1890 Quakers 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.7 17.3 0.49 2.73 5.55
1890 Bisons 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.4 9.2 0.58 3.33 5.72
1891 Orioles 4 - - 0 0 n/a 100.0 5.0 9.1 0.43 2.23 5.23
1895 Colonels 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 7.7 0.47 1.91 4.05
1896 Colonels 0 - - 0 0 n/a 44.0 6.3 5.9 0.50 1.76 3.52
1897 Colonels 1 - - 0 0 n/a 46.5 0.0 9.3 0.68 1.88 2.76
1898 Colonels 1 - - 0 0 n/a 140.0 0.0 8.8 0.52 0.85 1.62
1899 Colonels 1 - - 0 0 n/a 77.0 0.0 9.1 0.48 1.00 2.09
1900 Orphans 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 27.0 0.33 0.98 2.95
1901 Orphans 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.67 2.00 3.00
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
12 Years 14 - - 0 0 n/a 130.2 10.4 9.5 0.67 2.37 3.51
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