Ed Blake Stats

Ed Blake was born on Wednesday, December 23, 1925, in East St. Louis, Illinois. Blake was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 1, 1951, with the Cincinnati Reds. 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 Blake baseball stats page.

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"He (Ed Blake) always said the highlight of his baseball career was pitching batting practice in the 1943 World Series for the Cardinals when he was 17 years old and fresh out of high school. He said that was truly the most memorable moment." - Catherine Kreher in the Belleville News-Democrat (Norm Sanders, 04/17/2009, Former big league pitcher Ed Blake dies in Swansea)

Ed Blake

Ed Blake Autograph on a 1952 Topps Reprint (#144)

Ed Blake Autograph on a 1952 Topps Reprint (#144)

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Birth Name:
Edward James Blake
Nickname:
Ed or Eddie
Born On:
12-23-1925  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
East St. Louis, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
04-15-2009 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Swansea, Illinois
Cemetery:
Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois
High School:
East St. Louis High School (East St. Louis, IL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
05-01-1951 (Age 25)
Last Game:
04-28-1957
Draft:
Not Applicable

Ed Blake

Ed Blake Pitching Stats

26
0
2
0
0
.000
11.25
0
0
0
4.0
24
10
5
5
3
1
-
1
0
0
1
-
27
0
2
0
0
.000
0.00
0
0
0
3.0
12
3
0
0
0
0
-
0
0
0
0
-
28
0
0
0
0
.000
Infinity
0
0
0
0.0
2
1
2
2
0
1
-
0
0
0
0
-
32
0
1
0
0
.000
5.40
0
0
0
1.2
8
1
1
1
1
2
1
0
1
0
0
-
4 Years
8
0
5
0
0
.000
8.31
0
0
0
8.2
46
15
8
8
4
4
1
1
1
0
1
-

Ed Blake

Ed Blake Hitting Stats

1951 26 Reds 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1952 27 Reds 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1953 28 Redlegs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1957 32 Athletics 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
4 Years 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Ed Blake

Ed Blake Fielding Stats

1951 Reds P 3 0 12 4 1.3 3 1 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .750 6.75
1952 Reds P 2 0 9 2 1.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
1953 Redlegs P 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1957 Athletics P 2 0 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
P Totals 8 0 26 6 0.8 5 1 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .833 5.19
4 Years 8 0 26 6 0.8 5 1 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .833 5.19

Ed Blake

Ed Blake Miscellaneous Stats

1951 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 2.25 2.25
1952 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1953 Redlegs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1957 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 10.80
4 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.25 1.04 4.15

Ed Blake

Ed Blake Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1951 Cincinnati Reds 45 Undetermined - -
1952 Cincinnati Reds 45 Undetermined - -
1953 Cincinnati Redlegs 45 Undetermined - -
1957 Kansas City Athletics 21 Undetermined - -
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Did you know that Ed Blake is one of the few Major League pitchers in history who had an infinite earned run average (ERA) season? Presented below is every pitcher (and some positional players who pitched) that had an infinite ERA season. Bold names have an infinite career ERA.

The Infinite ERA Club

Name Year

Team

Lg
Nick Altrock 1919 WAS AL
Wilson Alvarez 1989 TEX AL
Bob Apodaca 1973 NYM NL
Kirtley Baker 1894 BAL NL
Lou Bauer 1918 PHI AL
Ed Blake 1953 CIN NL
Rex Brothers 2018 ATL NL
Joe Brown 1927 CHI AL
Fred Bruckbauer 1961 MIN AL
Bobby Burke 1937 PHI NL
Bill Childers 1895 LOU NL
Mort Cooper 1949 CHI NL
Ed Coughlin 1884 BUF NL
Vic Davalillo 1969 STL NL
Paul Dean 1937 STL NL
Pedro Dibut 1925 CIN NL
Frank Dupee 1901 CHI AL
Joe Engel 1919 CLE AL
Ed Farmer 1977 BAL AL
Bill Ford 1936 BOS NL
Nick Greenwood 2015 STL NL
Clark Griffith 1912 WAS AL
Doc Hamann 1922 CLE AL
Brian Harvey 1995 FLO NL
Nate Jones 2014 CHI AL
Bob Kammeyer 1979 NYY AL
Al Kellett 1924 BOS AL
Matt Koch 2017 ARI NL
Will Koenigsmark 1919 STL NL
Dave Koslo 1955 MIL NL
Rick Kreuger 1977 BOS AL
Steve Luebber 1979 TOR AL
Daniel McCutchen 2012 PIT NL
Bob McGraw 1918 NYY AL
Cal McLish 1946 BKL NL
Doc Medich 1972 NYY AL
Al Milnar 1946 PHI NL
Bill Moore 1925 DET AL
Julio Navarro 1966 DET AL
Bob Owchinko 1983 PIT NL
Phil Paine 1956 MIL NL
Mike Palagyi 1939 WAS AL
Jay Parker 1899 PIT NL
Brad Pennington 1998 TBR AL
Dave Pierson 1876 CIN NL
Jim Ray 1966 HOU NL
Erik Sabel 2002 DET AL
Jim Schelle 1939 PHI AL
Paul Stuffel 1953 PHI NL
Billy Sunday 1890 PIT NL
Gordie Sundin 1956 BAL AL
Dennis Tankersley 2003 SDP NL
Bob Uhl 1940 DET AL
Lino Urdaneta 2004 DET AL
Marty Walker 1928 PHI NL
Zack Weiss 2018 CIN NL
John Wood 1896 STL NL

You can follow the team links in the chart above to locate common statistics (singles), advanced statistics (WHIP Ratio & Isolated Power), and unique statistics (plate appearances & times on bases) not found on any other website.

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