Art Shires Stats

Art Shires was born on Monday, August 13, 1906, in Italy, Texas. Shires was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 20, 1928, with the Chicago White Sox. 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 Art Shires baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Charles Arthur Shires
Nickname:
Art The Great
Born On:
08-13-1906  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Italy, Texas
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-13-1967 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Italy, Texas
Cemetery:
Italy Cemetery, Italy, Texas
High School:
Waxahachie High School (Waxahachie, TX)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
08-20-1928 (Age 22)
Last Game:
07-31-1932
Draft:
Not Applicable
Art Shires

Art Shires 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Art Shires

Art Shires Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1928 22 White Sox 33 123 20 42 6 1 1 0 11 13 - 10 0 - 1 - .341 .409 .431
1929 23 White Sox 100 353 41 110 20 7 3 0 41 32 - 20 6 - 1 - .312 .370 .433
1930 24 White Sox 37 128 14 33 5 1 1 0 18 6 - 6 7 - 0 - .258 .291 .336
1930 24 Senators 38 84 11 31 5 0 1 0 19 5 - 5 2 - 0 - .369 .404 .464
1932 26 Braves 82 298 32 71 9 3 5 0 30 25 - 21 4 - 1 - .238 .299 .339
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
4 Years 290 986 118 287 45 12 11 0 119 81 - 62 19 - 3 - .291 .347 .395
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Art Shires Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1928 White Sox 1B 32 32 732 313 9.8 310 282 28 3 22 n/a n/a n/a .990 11.43
1929 White Sox 1B 90 88 2,067 881 9.8 873 815 58 8 78 n/a n/a n/a .991 11.40
1929 White Sox 2B 3 0 - 11 3.7 10 6 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .909 0.00
1930 White Sox 1B 33 33 825 339 10.3 332 317 15 7 18 n/a n/a n/a .979 10.87
1930 Senators 1B 21 17 405 165 7.9 162 151 11 3 19 n/a n/a n/a .982 10.80
1932 Braves 1B 80 80 1,995 772 9.7 763 715 48 9 61 n/a n/a n/a .988 10.33
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1B Totals 256 250 6,024 2,470 9.6 2,440 2,280 160 30 198 n/a n/a n/a .988 10.94
2B Totals 3 0 0 11 3.7 10 6 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .909 0.00
4 Years 259 250 6,024 2,481 9.6 2,450 2,286 164 31 199 n/a n/a n/a .988 10.98
Art Shires

Art Shires Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1928 White Sox 0 3 .000 1 0 n/a 123.0 12.3 11.2 - - -
1929 White Sox 4 5 .444 10 0 n/a 117.7 17.7 8.6 - - -
1930 White Sox 2 0 1.000 4 0 n/a 128.0 21.3 7.1 - - -
1930 Senators 1 3 .250 17 0 n/a 84.0 16.8 4.4 - - -
1932 Braves 1 - - 2 0 n/a 59.6 14.2 9.9 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
4 Years 8 11 .421 34 0 n/a 89.6 15.9 8.3 - - -
Art Shires

Art Shires Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1928 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1929 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1930 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1930 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1932 Boston Braves 5 Undetermined n/a -


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