Bob Ferguson Stats

Bob Ferguson was born on Friday, January 31, 1845, in Brooklyn, New York. Ferguson was 31 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 18, 1876, with the Hartford Dark Blues. 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 Bob Ferguson baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Robert Vavasour Ferguson
Nickname:
Death to Flying Things or Old Fergy
Born On:
01-31-1845  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Brooklyn, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-03-1894 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Brooklyn, New York
Cemetery:
Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
149
First Game:
05-18-1876 (Age 31)
Last Game:
07-01-1884
Draft:
Not Applicable

Bob Ferguson

Bob Ferguson Pitching Stats

1877 32 Dark Blues 3 2 1 1 1 .500 3.96 2 0 0 25.0 110 38 11 15 0 2 - 1 0 0 0 -
1883 38 Phillies 1 0 1 0 0 .000 9.00 0 0 0 1.0 7 2 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 -
2 Years 4 2 2 1 1 .500 4.15 2 0 0 26.0 117 40 12 17 0 2 - 1 0 0 0 -

Bob Ferguson

Bob Ferguson Hitting Stats

1876 31 Dark Blues 69 310 48 82 8 5 0 0 32 2 - 11 - - 0 - .265 .269 .323
1877 32 Dark Blues 58 254 40 65 7 2 0 0 35 3 - 10 - - 0 - .256 .265 .299
1878 33 White Stockings 61 259 44 91 10 2 0 0 39 10 - 12 - - 0 - .351 .375 .405
1879 34 Trojans 30 123 18 31 5 2 0 0 4 4 - 3 - - 0 - .252 .276 .325
1880 35 Trojans 82 332 55 87 9 0 0 0 22 24 - 24 - - 0 - .262 .312 .289
1881 36 Trojans 85 339 56 96 13 5 1 0 35 29 - 12 - - 0 - .283 .340 .360
1882 37 Trojans 81 319 44 82 15 2 0 0 32 23 - - - - 0 - .257 .307 .317
1883 38 Phillies 86 329 39 85 9 2 0 0 27 18 - - - - 0 - .258 .297 .298
1884 39 Alleghenys 10 41 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - - - 0 - .146 .146 .146
9 Years 562 2,306 346 625 76 20 1 0 226 113 - 72 - - 0 - .271 .305 .323

Bob Ferguson

Bob Ferguson Fielding Stats

1876 Dark Blues 3B 69 - - 311 4.5 257 124 133 54 5 n/a n/a n/a .826 0.00
1877 Dark Blues 3B 56 - - 314 5.6 264 109 155 50 6 n/a n/a n/a .841 0.00
1877 Dark Blues P 3 2 75 9 3.0 8 4 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 2.88
1878 White Stockings 2B 4 - - 27 6.8 23 13 10 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .852 0.00
1878 White Stockings C 1 - - 11 11.0 9 7 2 2 0 9 - - .818 0.00
1878 White Stockings SS 57 - - 337 5.9 297 71 226 40 17 n/a n/a n/a .881 0.00
1879 Trojans 2B 6 - - 55 9.2 50 24 26 5 4 n/a n/a n/a .909 0.00
1879 Trojans 3B 24 - - 104 4.3 84 29 55 20 5 n/a n/a n/a .808 0.00
1880 Trojans 2B 82 - - 607 7.4 549 294 255 58 38 n/a n/a n/a .904 0.00
1881 Trojans 2B 85 - - 572 6.7 517 263 254 55 47 n/a n/a n/a .904 0.00
1882 Trojans 2B 79 - - 512 6.5 468 247 221 44 38 n/a n/a n/a .914 0.00
1882 Trojans SS 2 - - 13 6.5 7 1 6 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .538 0.00
1883 Phillies 2B 86 - - 636 7.4 548 261 287 88 38 n/a n/a n/a .862 0.00
1883 Phillies P 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1884 Alleghenys 1B 3 - - 38 12.7 34 34 0 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.00
1884 Alleghenys 3B 1 - - 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1884 Alleghenys OF 6 - - 7 1.2 5 5 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .714 0.00
2B Totals 342 0 0 2,409 7.0 2,155 1,102 1,053 254 165 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.00
3B Totals 150 0 0 731 4.9 607 264 343 124 16 n/a n/a n/a .830 0.00
SS Totals 59 0 0 350 5.9 304 72 232 46 17 n/a n/a n/a .869 0.00
OF Totals 6 0 0 7 1.2 5 5 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .714 0.00
P Totals 4 2 78 10 2.5 9 4 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 3.12
1B Totals 3 0 0 38 12.7 34 34 0 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.00
C Totals 1 0 0 11 11.0 9 7 2 2 0 9 n/a n/a .818 0.00
9 Years 565 2 78 3,556 6.3 3,123 1,488 1,635 433 198 9 n/a n/a .878 1,081.04

Bob Ferguson

Bob Ferguson Miscellaneous Stats

1876 Dark Blues - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 28.2 9.7 - - -
1877 Dark Blues - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 25.4 7.3 0.50 0.36 0.72
1878 White Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 21.6 6.6 - - -
1879 Trojans - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 41.0 30.8 - - -
1880 Trojans - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 13.8 15.1 - - -
1881 Trojans - - - 0 0 n/a 339.0 28.3 9.7 - - -
1882 Trojans - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 10.0 - - -
1883 Phillies - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 12.2 0.00 0.00 0.00
1884 Alleghenys - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
9 Years - - - 0 0 n/a 2,306.0 32.0 10.2 0.50 0.35 0.69

Bob Ferguson

Bob Ferguson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1876 Hartford Dark Blues n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1877 Hartford Dark Blues n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1878 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1879 Troy Trojans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1880 Troy Trojans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1881 Troy Trojans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1882 Troy Trojans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1883 Philadelphia Phillies n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1884 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
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