Lew Fonseca Stats

Lew Fonseca was born on Saturday, January 21, 1899, in Oakland, California. Fonseca was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 13, 1921, 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 Lew Fonseca baseball stats page.

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Lew Fonseca

Lew Fonseca Autograph on a 1978 Grand Slam (#39)
Lew Fonseca Autograph on a 1978 Grand Slam (#39)

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Birth Name:
Lewis Albert Fonseca
Nickname:
Lew
Born On:
01-21-1899  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Oakland, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-26-1989 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Ely, Iowa
Cemetery:
All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, Illinois
High School:
Undetermined
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
04-13-1921 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-11-1933
Draft:
Not Applicable
Lew Fonseca

Lew Fonseca Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1932 33 White Sox 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1 Year 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 -
Lew Fonseca

Lew Fonseca Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1921 22 Reds 82 297 38 82 10 3 1 0 41 8 - 13 10 - 4 - .276 .304 .340
1922 23 Reds 81 291 55 105 20 3 4 0 45 14 - 18 13 - 0 - .361 .390 .491
1923 24 Reds 65 237 33 66 11 4 3 0 28 9 - 16 7 - 2 - .278 .310 .397
1924 25 Reds 20 57 5 13 2 1 0 0 9 4 - 4 2 - 0 - .228 .279 .298
1925 26 Phillies 126 467 78 149 30 5 7 1 60 21 - 42 15 - 3 - .319 .352 .450
1927 28 Indians 112 428 60 133 20 7 2 0 40 12 - 17 17 - 2 - .311 .333 .404
1928 29 Indians 75 263 38 86 19 4 3 0 36 13 - 17 11 - 1 - .327 .361 .464
1929 30 Indians 148 566 97 209 44 15 6 0 103 50 - 23 20 - 7 - .369 .427 .532
1930 31 Indians 40 129 20 36 9 2 0 0 17 7 - 7 4 - 0 - .279 .316 .380
1931 32 Indians 26 108 21 40 9 1 1 0 14 8 - 7 3 - 1 - .370 .419 .500
1931 32 White Sox 121 465 65 139 26 5 2 0 71 32 - 22 8 - 3 - .299 .348 .389
1932 33 White Sox 18 37 0 5 1 0 0 0 6 1 - 7 1 - 0 - .135 .158 .162
1933 34 White Sox 23 59 8 12 2 0 2 0 15 7 - 6 0 - 0 - .203 .288 .339
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
12 Years 937 3,404 518 1,075 203 50 31 1 485 186 - 199 111 - 23 - .316 .355 .432
Lew Fonseca

Lew Fonseca Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1921 Reds 1B 16 14 372 157 9.8 156 150 6 1 11 n/a n/a n/a .994 11.32
1921 Reds 2B 50 48 1,242 285 5.7 274 125 149 11 20 n/a n/a n/a .961 5.96
1921 Reds LF 14 13 366 33 2.4 31 31 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .939 2.29
1921 Reds RF 2 2 51 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.53
1922 Reds 2B 71 70 1,866 462 6.5 448 197 251 14 40 n/a n/a n/a .970 6.48
1923 Reds 1B 14 13 300 138 9.9 136 129 7 2 10 n/a n/a n/a .986 12.24
1923 Reds 2B 45 44 1,176 305 6.8 292 123 169 13 27 n/a n/a n/a .957 6.70
1924 Reds 1B 6 6 153 55 9.2 54 51 3 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .982 9.53
1924 Reds 2B 10 7 162 38 3.8 38 11 27 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.33
1925 Phillies 1B 55 52 1,110 527 9.6 524 498 26 3 37 n/a n/a n/a .994 12.75
1925 Phillies 2B 69 65 1,536 386 5.6 369 150 219 17 31 n/a n/a n/a .956 6.49
1927 Indians 1B 13 11 282 120 9.2 119 118 1 1 9 n/a n/a n/a .992 11.39
1927 Indians 2B 96 90 2,400 548 5.7 533 229 304 15 51 n/a n/a n/a .973 6.00
1928 Indians 1B 56 54 1,317 582 10.4 582 541 41 0 65 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.93
1928 Indians 2B 1 1 27 5 5.0 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.00
1928 Indians 3B 15 15 306 46 3.1 43 11 32 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .935 3.79
1928 Indians SS 4 0 - 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1929 Indians 1B 147 147 3,843 1,601 10.9 1,593 1,486 107 8 141 n/a n/a n/a .995 11.19
1930 Indians 1B 28 27 660 304 10.9 298 274 24 6 15 n/a n/a n/a .980 12.19
1930 Indians 3B 6 2 54 12 2.0 9 3 6 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 4.50
1931 Indians 1B 26 26 693 301 11.6 299 284 15 2 18 n/a n/a n/a .993 11.65
1931 White Sox LF 80 80 2,019 168 2.1 164 160 4 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.19
1931 White Sox RF 16 15 360 22 1.4 21 21 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .955 1.58
1931 White Sox 1B 2 0 12 5 2.5 5 5 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.25
1931 White Sox 2B 21 19 438 97 4.6 95 46 49 2 8 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.86
1931 White Sox 3B 1 1 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1932 White Sox LF 5 5 54 12 2.4 12 11 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
1932 White Sox P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1932 White Sox RF 3 2 48 4 1.3 4 3 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1933 White Sox 1B 12 12 294 150 12.5 150 138 12 0 15 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 13.78
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1B Totals 375 362 9,036 3,940 10.5 3,916 3,674 242 24 323 n/a n/a n/a .994 11.70
2B Totals 363 344 8,847 2,126 5.9 2,054 882 1,172 72 180 n/a n/a n/a .966 6.27
LF Totals 99 98 2,439 213 2.2 207 202 5 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .972 2.29
3B Totals 22 18 366 58 2.6 52 14 38 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .897 3.84
RF Totals 21 19 459 27 1.3 26 25 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .963 1.53
SS Totals 4 0 0 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
P Totals 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
12 Years 885 841 21,150 6,365 7.2 6,256 4,797 1,459 109 507 n/a n/a n/a .983 7.99
Lew Fonseca

Lew Fonseca Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1921 Reds 2 3 .400 2 0 n/a 297.0 22.8 7.2 - - -
1922 Reds 7 8 .467 10 0 n/a 72.8 16.2 6.5 - - -
1923 Reds 4 0 1.000 6 0 n/a 79.0 14.8 8.5 - - -
1924 Reds 1 0 1.000 4 0 n/a 0.0 14.3 6.3 - - -
1925 Phillies 6 2 .750 6 0 n/a 66.7 11.1 7.8 - - -
1927 Indians 12 4 .750 6 0 n/a 214.0 25.2 10.7 - - -
1928 Indians 4 2 .667 1 0 n/a 87.7 15.5 7.3 - - -
1929 Indians 19 11 .633 1 0 n/a 94.3 24.6 5.5 - - -
1930 Indians 1 0 1.000 6 0 n/a 0.0 18.4 7.6 - - -
1931 Indians 3 2 .600 0 0 n/a 108.0 15.4 7.7 - - -
1931 White Sox 4 4 .500 6 0 n/a 232.5 21.1 6.5 - - -
1932 White Sox 0 0 .000 9 0 n/a 0.0 5.3 6.2 0.00 0.00 0.00
1933 White Sox 1 0 1.000 11 0 n/a 29.5 9.8 3.9 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
12 Years 64 36 .640 68 0 n/a 109.8 17.1 7.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
Lew Fonseca

Lew Fonseca Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1921 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1922 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1923 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1924 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1925 Philadelphia Phillies n/a Undetermined n/a -
1927 Cleveland Indians n/a Undetermined n/a -
1928 Cleveland Indians n/a Undetermined n/a -
1929 Cleveland Indians 6 Undetermined n/a -
1930 Cleveland Indians 4 Undetermined n/a -
1931 Cleveland Indians 5 Undetermined n/a -
1931 Chicago White Sox 7 Undetermined n/a -
1932 Chicago White Sox 12 $17,500.00 n/a -
1933 Chicago White Sox 1 Undetermined - -


Did you know that Lew Fonseca was named one of the 100 Greatest Cleveland Indians Players ever? As part of the club’s 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2001, a panel of veteran baseball writers, historians and executives selected a roster of the Top 100 Greatest Indians and Fonseca was named one of the nine first basemen.

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