Pud Galvin Stats

Pud Galvin was born on Thursday, December 25, 1856, in St. Louis, Missouri. Galvin was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 22, 1879, with the Buffalo Bisons. 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 Pud Galvin baseball stats page.

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"They sold me for $2,000 because they can't pay my salary, but they don't remember what I did for them the last seven years. I had a hard time since I was hurt in Chicago, but nobody tried any harder than I did." - Pud Galvin

Pud Galvin


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Birth Name:
James Francis Galvin
Nickname:
Pud, Gentle Jeems or The Little Steam Engine
Born On:
12-25-1856  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
St. Louis, Missouri
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-07-1902 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cemetery:
Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-08
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
05-22-1879 (Age 22)
Last Game:
08-02-1892
Draft:
Not Applicable

Pud Galvin

Pud Galvin Pitching Stats

1879 23 Bisons 66 66 0 37 27 .578 2.28 65 6 0 593.0 2,436 585 150 299 3 31 - 136 23 0 0 -
1880 24 Bisons 58 54 4 20 35 .364 2.71 46 5 0 458.2 1,969 528 138 281 5 32 - 128 24 0 0 -
1881 25 Bisons 56 53 3 28 24 .538 2.37 48 5 0 474.0 2,037 546 125 250 4 46 - 136 31 0 0 -
1882 26 Bisons 52 51 2 28 23 .549 3.17 48 3 0 445.1 1,900 476 157 255 8 40 - 162 19 0 1 -
1883 27 Bisons 76 75 1 46 29 .613 2.72 72 5 0 656.1 2,741 676 198 367 9 50 - 279 28 0 0 -
1884 28 Bisons 72 72 0 46 22 .676 1.99 71 12 0 636.1 2,554 566 141 254 23 63 - 369 16 0 0 -
1885 29 Bisons 33 32 1 13 19 .406 4.09 31 3 1 284.0 1,255 356 129 204 8 37 - 93 14 0 0 -
1885 29 Alleghenys 11 11 0 3 7 .300 3.67 9 0 0 88.1 372 97 36 64 2 7 - 27 7 0 0 -
1886 30 Alleghenys 50 50 0 29 21 .580 2.67 49 2 0 434.2 1,820 457 129 229 3 75 - 72 13 7 0 -
1887 31 Alleghenys 49 48 2 28 21 .571 3.29 47 3 0 440.2 1,897 490 161 259 12 67 - 76 7 11 1 -
1888 32 Alleghenys 50 50 0 23 25 .479 2.63 49 6 0 437.1 1,809 446 128 190 9 53 - 107 11 8 0 -
1889 33 Alleghenys 41 40 1 23 16 .590 4.17 38 4 0 341.0 1,487 392 158 230 19 78 - 77 13 10 0 -
1890 34 Burghers 26 25 1 12 13 .480 4.35 23 1 0 217.0 1,031 275 105 192 3 49 - 35 7 6 0 -
1891 35 Pirates 33 30 2 15 14 .517 2.88 23 2 0 246.2 1,093 256 79 143 10 62 - 46 6 12 0 -
1892 36 Pirates 12 12 0 5 6 .455 2.63 10 0 0 96.0 411 104 28 51 0 28 - 29 3 3 0 -
1892 36 Browns 12 12 0 5 6 .455 3.23 10 0 0 92.0 407 102 33 47 4 26 - 27 1 3 0 -
14 Years 697 681 17 361 308 .540 2.87 639 57 1 5,941.1 25,219 6,352 1,895 3,315 122 744 - 1,799 223 60 2 -

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Pud Galvin Hitting Stats

1879 23 Bisons 67 265 34 66 11 6 0 0 27 1 - 56 - - 0 - .249 .252 .336
1880 24 Bisons 66 241 25 51 9 2 0 0 12 5 - 57 - - 0 - .212 .228 .266
1881 25 Bisons 62 236 19 50 12 4 0 0 21 3 - 70 - - 0 - .212 .222 .297
1882 26 Bisons 54 206 21 44 7 4 0 0 17 2 - 49 - - 0 - .214 .221 .286
1883 27 Bisons 80 322 41 71 11 2 1 0 19 3 - 79 - - 0 - .220 .228 .276
1884 28 Bisons 72 274 34 49 6 1 0 0 24 2 - 80 - - 0 - .179 .185 .208
1885 29 Bisons 33 122 14 23 4 2 1 0 10 1 - 27 - - 0 - .189 .195 .279
1885 29 Alleghenys 11 38 2 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 - - - - 0 - .105 .105 .105
1886 30 Alleghenys 50 194 24 49 7 2 0 0 21 3 - - - - 0 - .253 .264 .309
1887 31 Alleghenys 49 191 10 39 7 3 2 0 22 2 - 47 - - 0 - .204 .212 .293
1888 32 Alleghenys 50 175 6 25 1 1 1 0 3 1 - 51 - - 0 - .143 .148 .177
1889 33 Alleghenys 41 150 15 28 7 2 0 0 16 3 - 46 - - 0 - .187 .203 .260
1890 34 Burghers 26 97 8 20 2 1 0 0 12 6 - 20 - - 0 - .206 .252 .247
1891 35 Pirates 33 109 11 18 0 0 0 0 7 3 - 29 - - 2 - .165 .202 .165
1892 36 Pirates 12 41 4 5 1 0 0 0 4 2 - 9 - - 0 - .122 .163 .146
1892 36 Browns 12 39 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 10 - - 0 - .051 .075 .051
14 Years 718 2,700 270 544 85 30 5 0 218 38 - 630 - - 2 - .201 .213 .261

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Pud Galvin Fielding Stats

1879 Bisons P 66 66 1,779 202 3.1 176 35 141 26 8 n/a n/a n/a .871 2.67
1879 Bisons SS 1 - - 4 4.0 3 1 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 0.00
1880 Bisons OF 19 - - 31 1.6 23 20 3 8 0 n/a n/a n/a .742 0.00
1880 Bisons P 58 54 1,376 134 2.3 121 24 97 13 1 n/a n/a n/a .903 2.37
1881 Bisons OF 14 - - 20 1.4 17 16 1 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .850 0.00
1881 Bisons P 56 53 1,422 178 3.2 159 36 123 19 7 n/a n/a n/a .893 3.02
1881 Bisons SS 1 - - 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1882 Bisons OF 6 - - 5 0.8 4 2 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 0.00
1882 Bisons P 52 51 1,336 113 2.2 105 20 85 8 1 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.12
1883 Bisons OF 8 - - 14 1.8 11 8 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .786 0.00
1883 Bisons P 76 75 1,969 157 2.1 147 20 127 10 4 n/a n/a n/a .936 2.02
1884 Bisons LF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1884 Bisons P 72 72 1,909 193 2.7 186 32 154 7 3 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.63
1885 Bisons P 33 32 852 113 3.4 100 17 83 13 3 n/a n/a n/a .885 3.17
1885 Alleghenys LF 1 - - 3 3.0 2 0 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
1885 Alleghenys P 11 11 265 20 1.8 17 4 13 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .850 1.73
1886 Alleghenys P 50 50 1,304 123 2.5 115 22 93 8 3 n/a n/a n/a .935 2.38
1887 Alleghenys OF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1887 Alleghenys P 49 48 1,322 156 3.2 145 22 123 11 2 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.96
1888 Alleghenys OF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1888 Alleghenys P 50 50 1,312 146 2.9 136 23 113 10 2 n/a n/a n/a .932 2.80
1889 Alleghenys P 41 40 1,023 103 2.5 92 20 72 11 6 n/a n/a n/a .893 2.43
1890 Burghers P 26 25 651 100 3.8 93 22 71 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .930 3.86
1891 Pirates P 33 30 740 80 2.4 72 20 52 8 1 n/a n/a n/a .900 2.63
1892 Pirates P 12 12 288 31 2.6 26 4 22 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .839 2.44
1892 Browns P 12 12 276 18 1.5 16 3 13 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.57
P Totals 697 681 17,824 1,867 2.7 1,706 324 1,382 161 43 n/a n/a n/a .914 2.58
OF Totals 49 0 0 70 1.4 55 46 9 15 0 n/a n/a n/a .786 0.00
LF Totals 2 0 0 3 1.5 2 0 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
SS Totals 2 0 0 6 3.0 5 1 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 0.00
14 Years 750 681 17,824 1,946 2.6 1,768 371 1,397 178 43 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.68

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Pud Galvin Miscellaneous Stats

1879 Bisons - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.7 9.8 4.39 2.06 0.47
1880 Bisons - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.2 20.1 4.00 2.51 0.63
1881 Bisons - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.4 11.2 2.96 2.58 0.87
1882 Bisons - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.2 12.1 4.05 3.27 0.81
1883 Bisons - - - 0 0 n/a 322.0 4.1 16.9 5.58 3.83 0.69
1884 Bisons - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.4 11.4 5.86 5.22 0.89
1885 Bisons - - - 0 0 n/a 122.0 4.5 12.2 2.51 2.95 1.17
1885 Alleghenys - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 19.0 3.86 2.75 0.71
1886 Alleghenys 8 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 9.2 0.96 1.49 1.55
1887 Alleghenys 5 - - 0 0 n/a 95.5 4.1 8.7 1.13 1.55 1.37
1888 Alleghenys 4 - - 0 0 n/a 175.0 3.4 58.3 2.02 2.20 1.09
1889 Alleghenys 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.3 9.4 0.99 2.03 2.06
1890 Burghers 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.9 8.1 0.71 1.45 2.03
1891 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 15.6 0.74 1.68 2.26
1892 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.6 10.3 1.04 2.72 2.63
1892 Browns 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 39.0 1.04 2.64 2.54
14 Years 20 - - 0 0 n/a 540.0 4.3 12.4 2.42 2.73 1.13

Pud Galvin

Pud Galvin Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1879 Buffalo Bisons n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1880 Buffalo Bisons n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1881 Buffalo Bisons n/a $1,200.00 n/a n/a
1882 Buffalo Bisons n/a $1,300.00 n/a n/a
1883 Buffalo Bisons n/a $1,700.00 n/a n/a
1884 Buffalo Bisons n/a $2,600.00 n/a n/a
1885 Buffalo Bisons n/a $2,600.00 n/a n/a
1885 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a "     " n/a n/a
1886 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a $2,000.00 n/a n/a
1887 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a $2,100.00 n/a n/a
1888 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a $3,000.00 n/a n/a
1889 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a $3,000.00 n/a n/a
1890 Pittsburgh Burghers n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1891 Pittsburgh Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1892 Pittsburgh Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1892 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
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