Ray Blades Stats

Ray Blades was born on Thursday, August 6, 1896, in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Blades was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 19, 1922, with the St. Louis Cardinals. 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 Ray Blades baseball stats page.

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Ray Blades

Ray Blades Autograph on a 1954 Topps Baseball Card (#243)

Ray Blades Autograph on a 1954 Topps Baseball Card (#243)

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Birth Name:
Francis Raymond Blades
Nickname:
Ray
Born On:
08-06-1896  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-18-1979 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Lincoln, Illinois
Cemetery:
Odd Fellows Cemetery, McLeansboro, Illinois
High School:
McLeansboro High School (McLeansboro, IL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
163
First Game:
08-19-1922 (Age 26)
Last Game:
09-25-1932
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Ray Blades Pitching Stats

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Ray Blades Hitting Stats

1922 26 Cardinals 37 130 27 39 2 4 3 0 21 25 - 21 4 - 4 - .300 .428 .446
1923 27 Cardinals 98 317 48 78 21 5 5 0 44 37 - 46 3 - 9 - .246 .342 .391
1924 28 Cardinals 131 456 86 142 21 13 11 0 68 35 - 38 13 - 10 - .311 .373 .487
1925 29 Cardinals 122 462 112 158 37 8 12 0 57 59 - 47 5 - 6 - .342 .423 .535
1926 30 Cardinals 107 416 81 127 17 12 8 0 43 62 - 57 9 - 11 - .305 .409 .462
1927 31 Cardinals 61 180 33 57 8 5 2 0 29 28 - 22 6 - 2 - .317 .414 .450
1928 32 Cardinals 51 85 9 20 7 1 1 0 19 20 - 26 4 - 2 - .235 .393 .376
1930 34 Cardinals 45 101 26 40 6 2 4 0 25 21 - 15 4 - 1 - .396 .504 .614
1931 35 Cardinals 35 67 10 19 4 0 1 0 5 10 - 7 2 - 2 - .284 .392 .388
1932 36 Cardinals 80 201 35 46 10 1 3 0 29 34 - 31 3 - 0 - .229 .340 .333
10 Years 767 2,415 467 726 133 51 50 0 340 331 - 310 53 - 47 - .301 .395 .460

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Ray Blades Fielding Stats

1922 Cardinals 3B 1 0 3 4 4.0 3 1 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 27.00
1922 Cardinals LF 31 31 386 1,348 43.5 1,342 1,282 60 6 5 n/a n/a n/a .996 93.87
1922 Cardinals RF 1 1 27 10 10.0 10 9 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.00
1922 Cardinals SS 4 3 15 22 5.5 17 5 12 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .773 30.60
1923 Cardinals 3B 4 1 0 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1923 Cardinals LF 84 71 1,764 208 2.5 201 191 10 7 2 n/a n/a n/a .966 3.08
1923 Cardinals RF 2 2 24 4 2.0 4 3 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1924 Cardinals 2B 7 5 120 28 4.0 28 12 16 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.30
1924 Cardinals 3B 7 6 162 16 2.3 15 7 8 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.50
1924 Cardinals CF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1924 Cardinals LF 105 104 2,572 8,827 84.1 8,821 8,571 250 6 12 n/a n/a n/a .999 92.60
1924 Cardinals RF 3 2 59 198 66.0 198 192 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 90.61
1925 Cardinals 3B 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1925 Cardinals LF 114 114 2,745 285 2.5 279 266 13 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.74
1926 Cardinals LF 105 104 2,700 244 2.3 239 229 10 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.39
1927 Cardinals LF 32 29 723 242 7.6 239 239 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .988 8.93
1927 Cardinals RF 19 16 395 1,337 70.4 1,337 1,312 25 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 91.39
1928 Cardinals LF 4 4 108 50 12.5 49 36 13 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 12.25
1928 Cardinals RF 15 14 189 21 1.4 21 21 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1930 Cardinals LF 11 9 153 17 1.5 17 17 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1930 Cardinals RF 23 20 241 851 37.0 850 801 49 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .999 95.23
1931 Cardinals LF 7 4 54 10 1.4 8 8 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 4.00
1931 Cardinals RF 13 11 129 21 1.6 19 18 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .905 3.98
1932 Cardinals 3B 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1932 Cardinals LF 12 9 192 17 1.4 17 15 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.39
1932 Cardinals RF 50 44 1,001 3,434 68.7 3,434 3,332 102 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 92.63
LF Totals 505 479 11,397 11,248 22.3 11,212 10,854 358 36 25 n/a n/a n/a .997 26.56
RF Totals 126 110 2,065 5,876 46.6 5,873 5,688 185 3 9 n/a n/a n/a .999 76.79
3B Totals 14 7 168 22 1.6 20 9 11 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 3.21
2B Totals 7 5 120 28 4.0 28 12 16 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.30
SS Totals 4 3 15 22 5.5 17 5 12 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .773 30.60
CF Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
10 Years 657 604 13,765 17,196 26.2 17,150 16,568 582 46 38 n/a n/a n/a .997 33.64

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Ray Blades Miscellaneous Stats

1922 Cardinals 3 3 .500 0 2 n/a 43.3 6.2 6.2 - - -
1923 Cardinals 4 2 .667 6 4 n/a 63.4 6.9 7.2 - - -
1924 Cardinals 7 9 .438 3 6 n/a 41.5 12.0 6.7 - - -
1925 Cardinals 6 8 .429 5 3 n/a 38.5 9.8 8.1 - - -
1926 Cardinals 6 - - 2 0 n/a 52.0 7.3 9.7 - - -
1927 Cardinals 3 - - 9 2 n/a 90.0 8.2 6.2 - - -
1928 Cardinals 0 - - 32 0 n/a 85.0 3.3 4.5 - - -
1930 Cardinals 1 - - 10 3 n/a 25.3 6.7 4.0 - - -
1931 Cardinals 1 - - 15 0 n/a 67.0 9.6 13.4 - - -
1932 Cardinals 2 - - 16 1 n/a 67.0 6.5 6.9 - - -
10 Years 33 22 .600 98 21 n/a 48.3 7.8 7.1 - - -

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Ray Blades Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1922 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
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1924 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
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1926 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
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1928 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1930 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1931 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1932 St. Louis Cardinals 7 Undetermined n/a -
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