Hick Carpenter Stats

Hick Carpenter was born on Thursday, August 16, 1855, in Grafton, Massachusetts. Carpenter was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 1, 1879, with the Syracuse Stars. 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 Hick Carpenter baseball stats page.

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"It is often that a man's nickname is a detriment to his success. People have called W.W. Carpenter 'Old Hick' for so long that people think he's been around forever." - The Cincinnati Enquirer (11/1889)

Hick Carpenter


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Birth Name:
Warren William Carpenter
Nickname:
Hick or Old Hick or Old Hickory
Born On:
08-16-1855  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Grafton, Massachusetts
Year of Death Data Died On:
04-18-1937 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
San Diego, California
Cemetery:
Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, California
High School:
None Attended (Dropped Out At Age 15)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
186
First Game:
05-01-1879 (Age 23)
Last Game:
07-31-1892
Draft:
Not Applicable

Hick Carpenter

Hick Carpenter Pitching Stats

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Hick Carpenter

Hick Carpenter Hitting Stats

1879 24 Stars 65 261 30 53 6 0 0 0 20 2 - 15 - - 0 - .203 .209 .226
1880 25 Reds 77 300 32 72 6 4 0 0 23 2 - 15 - - 0 - .240 .245 .287
1881 26 Ruby Legs 83 347 40 75 12 2 2 0 31 3 - 19 - - 0 - .216 .223 .280
1882 27 Red Stockings 80 351 78 120 15 5 1 0 67 10 - - - - 0 - .342 .360 .422
1883 28 Red Stockings 95 435 99 130 18 4 3 0 40 19 - - - - 0 - .299 .328 .379
1884 29 Red Stockings 108 474 80 121 16 2 4 0 60 6 - - - - 4 - .255 .271 .323
1885 30 Red Stockings 112 473 89 131 12 8 2 0 61 9 - - - - 3 - .277 .295 .349
1886 31 Red Stockings 111 458 67 101 8 5 2 0 61 18 - - - - 8 - .221 .262 .273
1887 32 Red Stockings 127 498 70 124 12 6 1 0 50 19 - - - - 4 - .249 .282 .265
1888 33 Red Stockings 136 551 68 147 14 5 3 0 67 5 - - - - 5 - .267 .280 .327
1889 34 Red Stockings 123 486 67 127 23 6 0 0 63 18 - 41 - - 4 - .261 .293 .333
1892 37 Browns 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 - - 0 - .333 .500 .333
12 Years 1,118 4,637 720 1,202 142 47 18 0 543 112 - 91 - - 28 - .259 .281 .322

Hick Carpenter

Hick Carpenter Fielding Stats

1879 Stars 1B 34 - - 325 9.6 308 298 10 17 12 n/a n/a n/a .948 0.00
1879 Stars 2B 3 - - 14 4.7 9 3 6 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .643 0.00
1879 Stars 3B 18 - - 72 4.0 62 35 27 10 0 n/a n/a n/a .861 0.00
1879 Stars RF 11 - - 32 2.9 25 19 6 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .781 0.00
1880 Reds 1B 9 - - 78 8.7 73 72 1 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .936 0.00
1880 Reds 3B 67 - - 307 4.6 262 136 126 45 9 n/a n/a n/a .853 0.00
1880 Reds SS 1 - - 6 6.0 6 5 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1881 Ruby Legs 3B 83 - 168 369 4.4 313 141 172 56 14 n/a n/a n/a .848 50.30
1882 Red Stockings 3B 80 - - 364 4.6 304 137 167 60 7 n/a n/a n/a .835 0.00
1883 Red Stockings 3B 95 - - 361 3.8 314 133 181 47 6 n/a n/a n/a .870 0.00
1884 Red Stockings 3B 108 - - 369 3.4 325 157 168 44 16 n/a n/a n/a .881 0.00
1884 Red Stockings RF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1885 Red Stockings 3B 112 - - 400 3.6 344 153 191 56 17 n/a n/a n/a .860 0.00
1886 Red Stockings 3B 111 - - 414 3.7 348 127 221 66 23 n/a n/a n/a .841 0.00
1887 Red Stockings 3B 127 - - 456 3.6 386 144 242 70 17 n/a n/a n/a .846 0.00
1888 Red Stockings 3B 136 - - 494 3.6 428 142 286 66 15 n/a n/a n/a .866 0.00
1889 Red Stockings 1B 2 - - 19 9.5 19 18 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1889 Red Stockings 3B 121 - - 419 3.5 350 143 207 69 18 n/a n/a n/a .835 0.00
1892 Browns 3B 1 - 6 7 7.0 5 2 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .714 22.50
3B Totals 1,059 0 174 4,032 3.8 3,441 1,450 1,991 591 142 n/a n/a n/a .853 533.95
1B Totals 45 0 0 422 9.4 400 388 12 22 13 n/a n/a n/a .948 0.00
RF Totals 12 0 0 32 2.7 25 19 6 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .781 0.00
2B Totals 3 0 0 14 4.7 9 3 6 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .643 0.00
SS Totals 1 0 0 6 6.0 6 5 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
12 Years 1,120 - 174 4,506 4.0 3,881 1,865 2,016 625 155 n/a n/a n/a .861 602.22

Hick Carpenter

Hick Carpenter Miscellaneous Stats

1879 Stars - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 17.4 13.1 - - -
1880 Reds - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 20.0 13.0 - - -
1881 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 173.5 18.3 11.2 - - -
1882 Red Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 351.0 0.0 5.2 - - -
1883 Red Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 145.0 0.0 10.9 - - -
1884 Red Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 118.5 0.0 7.9 - - -
1885 Red Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 236.5 0.0 7.8 - - -
1886 Red Stockings 8 - - 0 0 n/a 229.0 0.0 7.5 - - -
1887 Red Stockings 44 - - 0 0 n/a 498.0 0.0 10.0 - - -
1888 Red Stockings 59 - - 0 0 n/a 183.7 0.0 8.2 - - -
1889 Red Stockings 47 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 11.9 7.7 - - -
1892 Browns 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 - - -
12 Years 158 - - 0 0 n/a 257.6 51.0 8.5 - - -

Hick Carpenter

Hick Carpenter Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1879 Syracuse Stars n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1880 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1881 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1882 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1883 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1884 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1885 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1886 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1888 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1889 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1892 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
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