Harry Hooper Stats

Harry Hooper was born on Wednesday, August 24, 1887, in Bell Station, California. Hooper was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 16, 1909, with the Boston Red Sox. 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 Harry Hooper baseball stats page.

"If I were an American League manager I don't know where I could find a better outfield than Tris Speaker , Ty Cobb , and Harry Hooper." - Hall of Fame Manager John J. McGraw in My Thirty Years in Baseball (Boni and Liveright Publishing, John J. McGraw, 1923)
Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper Autograph on a 2009 Upper Deck Legendary Cuts (#LC-134)
Harry Hooper Autograph on a 2009 Upper Deck Legendary Cuts (#LC-134)

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Birth Name:
Harry Bartholomew Hooper
Nickname:
Hoop
Born On:
08-24-1887  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Bell Station, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
12-18-1974 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Santa Cruz, California
Cemetery:
Aptos Cemetery, Aptos, California Click For Grave Photo
High School:
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
168
First Game:
04-16-1909 (Age 21)
Last Game:
10-04-1925
Draft:
Not Applicable
Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper 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
1913 26 Red Sox 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 2.0 7 2 0 0 0 1 - 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 2.0 7 2 0 0 0 1 - 0 0 0 0 -
Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1909 22 Red Sox 81 255 29 72 3 4 0 0 12 16 - - 6 - 5 - .282 .337 .325
1910 23 Red Sox 155 584 81 156 9 10 2 0 27 62 - - 34 - 8 - .267 .346 .327
1911 24 Red Sox 130 524 93 163 20 6 4 0 45 73 - - 13 - 4 - .311 .399 .395
1912 25 Red Sox 147 590 98 143 20 12 2 0 53 66 - - 21 - 7 - .242 .326 .327
1913 26 Red Sox 148 586 100 169 29 12 4 0 40 60 - 51 13 - 5 - .288 .359 .399
1914 27 Red Sox 142 530 85 137 23 15 1 0 41 58 - 47 7 - 4 - .258 .336 .364
1915 28 Red Sox 149 566 90 133 20 13 2 0 51 89 - 36 17 - 3 - .235 .342 .327
1916 29 Red Sox 151 575 75 156 20 11 1 0 37 80 - 35 14 - 1 - .271 .361 .350
1917 30 Red Sox 151 559 89 143 21 11 3 0 45 80 - 40 22 - 6 - .256 .355 .349
1918 31 Red Sox 126 474 81 137 26 13 1 0 44 75 - 25 16 - 4 - .289 .391 .405
1919 32 Red Sox 128 491 76 131 25 6 3 0 49 79 - 28 12 - 5 - .267 .374 .360
1920 33 Red Sox 139 536 91 167 30 17 7 0 53 88 - 27 5 - 2 - .312 .411 .470
1921 34 White Sox 108 419 74 137 26 5 8 0 58 55 - 21 12 - 1 - .327 .406 .470
1922 35 White Sox 152 602 111 183 35 8 11 0 80 68 - 33 10 - 5 - .304 .379 .444
1923 36 White Sox 145 576 87 166 32 4 10 0 65 68 - 22 14 - 7 - .288 .370 .410
1924 37 White Sox 130 476 107 156 27 8 10 2 62 65 - 26 14 - 4 - .328 .413 .481
1925 38 White Sox 127 442 62 117 23 5 6 0 55 54 - 21 17 - 5 - .265 .351 .380
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
17 Years 2,309 8,785 1,429 2,466 389 160 75 2 817 1,136 - 412 247 - 76 - .281 .368 .387
Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1909 Red Sox OF 74 - - 145 2.0 138 124 14 7 3 n/a n/a n/a .952 0.00
1910 Red Sox OF 155 - - 289 1.9 271 241 30 18 7 n/a n/a n/a .938 0.00
1911 Red Sox RF 130 - - 218 1.7 208 181 27 10 1 n/a n/a n/a .954 0.00
1912 Red Sox RF 147 - - 251 1.7 242 220 22 9 6 n/a n/a n/a .964 0.00
1913 Red Sox OF 147 - - 282 1.9 273 248 25 9 7 n/a n/a n/a .968 0.00
1913 Red Sox P 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1914 Red Sox CF 2 1 24 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1914 Red Sox RF 139 135 3,168 260 1.9 253 230 23 7 5 n/a n/a n/a .973 2.16
1915 Red Sox RF 149 147 3,786 286 1.9 278 255 23 8 7 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.98
1916 Red Sox RF 151 150 429 295 2.0 285 266 19 10 5 n/a n/a n/a .966 17.94
1917 Red Sox RF 151 151 4,038 273 1.8 265 245 20 8 3 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.77
1918 Red Sox RF 126 1 363 246 2.0 237 221 16 9 8 n/a n/a n/a .963 17.63
1919 Red Sox CF 6 6 126 15 2.5 14 13 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .933 3.00
1919 Red Sox RF 128 120 3,186 287 2.2 281 262 19 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.38
1920 Red Sox LF 6 4 102 10 1.7 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.65
1920 Red Sox RF 134 129 3,453 296 2.2 285 253 22 11 4 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.15
1921 White Sox RF 108 108 2,811 199 1.8 194 182 12 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .975 1.86
1922 White Sox RF 149 149 3,996 319 2.1 307 288 19 12 7 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.07
1923 White Sox RF 143 141 3,815 299 2.1 287 272 15 12 3 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.03
1924 White Sox RF 123 120 2,921 277 2.3 273 251 22 4 8 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.52
1925 White Sox RF 124 120 2,936 253 2.0 247 231 16 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.27
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
RF Totals 1,902 1,471 34,902 3,759 2.0 3,642 3,357 275 117 66 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.81
OF Totals 376 0 0 716 1.9 682 613 69 34 17 n/a n/a n/a .953 0.00
CF Totals 8 7 150 17 2.1 16 15 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .941 2.88
LF Totals 6 4 102 10 1.7 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.65
P Totals 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
17 Years 2,293 1,482 35,160 4,502 2.0 4,350 3,995 345 152 83 n/a n/a n/a .966 3.33
Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1909 Red Sox 15 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 21.3 - - -
1910 Red Sox 40 - - 0 0 n/a 292.0 0.0 21.6 - - -
1911 Red Sox 38 - - 0 0 n/a 131.0 0.0 11.6 - - -
1912 Red Sox 29 20 .592 0 0 n/a 295.0 0.0 11.1 - - -
1913 Red Sox 26 - - 0 0 n/a 146.5 11.5 14.7 0.00 0.00 4.50
1914 Red Sox 19 14 .576 0 0 n/a 530.0 11.3 12.9 - - -
1915 Red Sox 22 20 .524 0 0 n/a 283.0 15.7 11.1 - - -
1916 Red Sox 27 11 .711 0 0 n/a 575.0 16.4 15.5 - - -
1917 Red Sox 21 - - 0 0 n/a 186.3 14.0 12.4 - - -
1918 Red Sox 24 - - 0 0 n/a 474.0 19.0 10.8 - - -
1919 Red Sox 23 - - 0 0 n/a 163.7 17.5 10.0 - - -
1920 Red Sox 16 18 .471 0 0 n/a 76.6 19.9 10.1 - - -
1921 White Sox 13 7 .650 0 0 n/a 52.4 20.0 7.2 - - -
1922 White Sox 16 12 .571 3 0 n/a 54.7 18.2 7.5 - - -
1923 White Sox 18 18 .500 2 0 n/a 57.6 26.2 8.9 - - -
1924 White Sox 16 13 .552 7 0 n/a 47.6 18.3 7.7 - - -
1925 White Sox 12 8 .600 3 0 n/a 73.7 21.0 8.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
17 Years 375 141 .727 15 0 n/a 117.1 21.3 10.8 0.00 0.00 4.50
Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1909 Boston Red Sox n/a $8,000.00 n/a -
1910 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1911 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1913 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1914 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1916 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1917 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1918 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1919 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1920 Boston Red Sox n/a $9,000.00 n/a -
1921 Chicago White Sox n/a $14,250.00 n/a -
1922 Chicago White Sox n/a $14,250.00 n/a -
1923 Chicago White Sox n/a $14,250.00 n/a -
1924 Chicago White Sox n/a $10,000.00 n/a -
1925 Chicago White Sox n/a $10,000.00 n/a -


Did you know that Harry Hooper was the first player in Major League history to lead off both games of a doubleheader with a home run? On May 30, 1913, Game 1, top of the first, no outs, Hooper went deep off Bob Groom of the Washington Senators. Game 2, same date, top of the first, Hooper went deep off Walter Johnson making lead-off home run history.
Harry Hooper Record Setting Box Score
Harry Hooper | The Pittsburgh Post | May 31, 1913

Harry Hooper appeared on the Baseball Hall of Fame writer's ballots for six years (1937 [3.0%], 1938 [1.5%], 1939 [1.8%], 1948 [1.7%], 1950 [1.2%], 1951 [1.3%], before eventually be enshrined at Cooperstown in 1971 by the Veteran's Committee. Hoop hit over .300 four times, scored 100+ runs three times, is still the Red Sox franchise leader in triples (130) and stolen bases (300) and is the answer to a difficult baseball trivia question, "Who is the only man to play on four Red Sox World Championship teams?" The key word being play , as teammate Heinie Wagner was part of those same four Red Sox World Championship teams ( 1912 , 1915 , 1916 & 1918 ).
Harry Hooper Hall of Fame Plaque
Harry Hooper | National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque | Class of 1971 ( HOF )

Boston Red Sox Manager Bill Carrigan said (Source: Tucker Elliot, Boston Red Sox: An Interactive Guide to the World of Sports , Page 34), "The best outfield trio I ever saw? That's easy. ( Tris ) Speaker , ( Duffy ) Lewis and Hooper - and the greatest of those was Hooper." The Red Sox skipper new his outfielders as Hooper led the league in games played in right field four times (1916, 1918, 1920, 1922 - finished in the top ten seven more times), putouts in right field six times (1914, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1922 - finished in the top ten five more times), assists in right field three times (1915, 1920, 1922 - finished in the top ten eight times), and double plays turned from right field three times (1915, 1922, 1924 - finished in the top ten nine more times).
Harry Hooper, Tris Speaker and Duffy Lewis - The Million Dollar Outfield
Harry Hooper, Tris Speaker and Duffy Lewis - The Million Dollar Outfield
AP Wire (circa 1916) | The Sporting News

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