Hod Eller Stats

Hod Eller was born on Thursday, July 5, 1894, in Muncie, Indiana. Eller was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 16, 1917, 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 Hod Eller baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Horace Owen Eller
Nickname:
Hod
Born On:
07-05-1894  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Muncie, Indiana
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-18-1961 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Indianapolis, Indiana
Cemetery:
Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
04-16-1917 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-15-1921
Draft:
Not Applicable

Hod Eller

Hod Eller Pitching Stats

1917 23 Reds 37 11 21 10 5 .667 2.36 7 1 1 152.1 614 131 40 60 2 37 - 77 1 3 0 -
1918 24 Reds 37 22 13 16 12 .571 2.36 14 0 1 217.2 899 205 57 71 1 59 - 84 0 6 0 -
1919 25 Reds 38 30 8 19 9 .679 2.39 16 7 2 248.1 987 216 66 80 7 50 - 137 0 4 1 -
1920 26 Reds 35 22 9 13 12 .520 2.95 15 1 0 210.1 864 208 69 79 6 52 - 76 3 5 0 -
1921 27 Reds 13 3 7 2 2 .500 4.98 0 0 1 34.1 159 46 19 23 3 15 - 7 1 0 0 -
5 Years 160 88 58 60 40 .600 2.62 52 9 5 863.0 3,523 806 251 313 19 213 - 381 5 18 1 -

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Hod Eller Hitting Stats

1917 23 Reds 37 45 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 15 3 - 0 - .133 .152 .133
1918 24 Reds 37 70 4 11 1 0 0 0 0 3 - 13 5 - 0 - .157 .192 .171
1919 25 Reds 38 93 10 26 3 3 1 0 13 0 - 16 1 - 1 - .280 .287 .409
1920 26 Reds 38 87 7 22 2 0 0 0 12 1 - 16 2 - 0 - .253 .261 .276
1921 27 Reds 13 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 - 0 0 - 0 - .231 .286 .231
5 Years 163 308 24 68 6 3 1 0 29 6 - 60 11 - 1 - .221 .238 .269

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Hod Eller Fielding Stats

1917 Reds P 37 11 457 38 1.0 38 5 33 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1918 Reds P 37 22 653 43 1.2 43 4 39 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.78
1919 Reds P 38 30 745 57 1.5 55 3 52 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .965 1.99
1920 Reds 1B 2 1 18 12 6.0 11 11 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .917 16.50
1920 Reds 2B 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1920 Reds P 35 22 631 60 1.7 59 8 51 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.52
1921 Reds P 13 3 103 6 0.5 5 1 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 1.31
P Totals 160 88 2,589 204 1.3 200 21 179 4 6 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.09
1B Totals 2 1 18 12 6.0 11 11 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .917 16.50
2B Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
5 Years 163 89 2,607 216 1.3 211 32 179 5 7 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.19

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Hod Eller Miscellaneous Stats

1917 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 45.0 2.08 4.55 2.19
1918 Reds 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.4 0.0 1.42 3.47 2.44
1919 Reds 2 - - 0 0 n/a 93.0 5.8 7.2 2.74 4.97 1.81
1920 Reds 1 1 .500 1 0 n/a 0.0 5.4 7.3 1.46 3.25 2.23
1921 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 4.3 0.47 1.83 3.93
5 Years 5 1 .833 1 0 n/a 308.0 5.1 10.6 1.79 3.97 2.22

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Hod Eller Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1917 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1918 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1919 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1920 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1921 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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