Arthur Irwin Stats

Arthur Irwin was born on Sunday, February 14, 1858, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Irwin was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 1, 1880, with the Worcester Ruby Legs. 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 Arthur Irwin baseball stats page.

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"(Arthur) Irwin is best known for popularizing the fielder's glove. Not wanting to miss any games after he broke two fingers on his left hand in a game, Irwin improvised and made a glove from a large driving glove, adding padding, a button at the back, and sewed the 3rd and 4th fingers together. The glove was soon adopted by other players and became known as the 'Irwin Glove'. -Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Arthur Irwin


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Birth Name:
Arthur Albert Irwin
Nickname:
Cutrate or Doc or Sandy
Born On:
02-14-1858  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-16-1921 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Atlantic Ocean
Cemetery:
None (Died At Sea)
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
158
First Game:
05-01-1880 (Age 22)
Last Game:
06-22-1894
Draft:
Not Applicable

Arthur Irwin

Arthur Irwin Pitching Stats

1884 26 Grays 1 0 1 0 0 .000 3.00 0 0 0 3.0 15 5 1 2 0 1 - 0 0 0 0 -
1889 31 Senators 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 5 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 -
2 Years 2 0 1 0 0 .000 2.25 0 0 0 4.0 20 6 1 3 0 1 - 0 0 0 0 -

Arthur Irwin

Arthur Irwin Hitting Stats

1880 22 Ruby Legs 85 352 53 91 19 4 1 0 35 11 - 27 - - 0 - .259 .281 .344
1881 23 Ruby Legs 50 206 27 55 8 2 0 0 24 7 - 4 - - 0 - .267 .291 .325
1882 24 Ruby Legs 84 333 30 73 12 4 0 0 30 14 - 34 - - 0 - .219 .251 .279
1883 25 Grays 98 406 67 116 22 7 0 0 44 12 - - - - 0 - .286 .306 .374
1884 26 Grays 102 404 73 97 14 3 2 0 44 28 - - - - 0 - .240 .289 .304
1885 27 Grays 59 218 16 39 2 1 0 0 14 14 - 29 - - 0 - .179 .228 .197
1886 28 Phillies 101 373 51 87 6 6 0 0 34 35 - - - - 0 - .233 .299 .282
1887 29 Phillies 100 326 65 47 14 8 2 0 56 48 - 26 - - 3 - .144 .260 .107
1888 30 Phillies 125 448 51 98 12 4 0 0 28 33 - 56 - - 3 - .219 .277 .263
1889 31 Phillies 18 73 9 16 5 0 0 0 10 6 - 6 - - 0 - .219 .278 .288
1889 31 Senators 85 313 49 73 10 5 0 0 32 42 - 37 - - 1 - .233 .326 .297
1890 32 Red Stockings 96 354 60 92 17 1 0 0 45 57 - 29 - - 1 - .260 .364 .314
1891 33 Red Stockings 6 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 1 - - 2 - .118 .286 .118
1894 36 Phillies 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
13 Years 1,010 3,823 552 886 141 45 5 0 396 309 - 249 0 - 10 - .232 .291 .296

Arthur Irwin

Arthur Irwin Fielding Stats

1880 Ruby Legs 3B 3 - - 11 3.7 9 3 6 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .818 0.00
1880 Ruby Legs C 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - .000 0.00
1880 Ruby Legs SS 82 - - 485 5.9 434 95 339 51 27 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.00
1881 Ruby Legs SS 50 - - 241 4.8 205 50 155 36 11 n/a n/a n/a .851 0.00
1882 Ruby Legs 3B 51 - - 276 5.4 231 84 147 45 8 n/a n/a n/a .837 0.00
1882 Ruby Legs SS 33 - - 197 6.0 164 41 123 33 16 n/a n/a n/a .832 0.00
1883 Grays 2B 4 - - 16 4.0 15 7 8 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 0.00
1883 Grays SS 94 - - 451 4.8 386 93 293 65 29 n/a n/a n/a .856 0.00
1884 Grays P 1 0 9 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1884 Grays SS 102 - - 461 4.5 406 99 307 55 20 n/a n/a n/a .881 0.00
1885 Grays 2B 1 - - 3 3.0 1 0 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .333 0.00
1885 Grays 3B 1 - - 3 3.0 2 0 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
1885 Grays SS 58 - - 319 5.5 279 70 209 40 17 n/a n/a n/a .875 0.00
1886 Phillies 3B 1 - - 3 3.0 1 0 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .333 0.00
1886 Phillies SS 100 - - 515 5.2 459 137 322 56 21 n/a n/a n/a .891 0.00
1887 Phillies SS 100 - - 537 5.4 479 178 301 58 30 n/a n/a n/a .892 0.00
1888 Phillies 2B 3 - - 14 4.7 14 5 9 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1888 Phillies SS 122 - - 642 5.3 578 204 374 64 31 n/a n/a n/a .900 0.00
1889 Phillies SS 18 - - 84 4.7 71 25 46 13 6 n/a n/a n/a .845 0.00
1889 Senators 2B 1 - - 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1889 Senators P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1889 Senators SS 85 - - 496 5.8 444 165 279 52 36 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.00
1890 Red Stockings SS 96 - - 533 5.6 468 137 331 65 44 n/a n/a n/a .878 0.00
1891 Red Stockings SS 6 - - 27 4.5 21 7 14 6 5 n/a n/a n/a .778 0.00
1894 Phillies SS 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
SS Totals 947 0 0 4,988 5.3 4,394 1,301 3,093 594 293 n/a n/a n/a .881 0.00
3B Totals 56 0 0 293 5.2 243 87 156 50 8 n/a n/a n/a .829 0.00
2B Totals 9 0 0 35 3.9 32 14 18 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .914 0.00
P Totals 2 0 12 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
C Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a .000 0.00
13 Years 1,015 0 12 5,317 5.2 4,670 1,402 3,268 647 303 0 n/a n/a .878 10,507.50

Arthur Irwin

Arthur Irwin Miscellaneous Stats

1880 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 352.0 13.0 10.1 - - -
1881 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 51.5 8.6 - - -
1882 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.8 11.1 - - -
1883 Grays - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 9.2 - - -
1884 Grays - - - 0 0 n/a 202.0 0.0 9.2 0.00 0.00 3.00
1885 Grays - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.5 15.6 - - -
1886 Phillies 24 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 11.0 - - -
1887 Phillies 19 - - 0 0 n/a 163.0 12.5 5.8 - - -
1888 Phillies 19 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.0 16.0 - - -
1889 Phillies 6 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 12.2 7.3 - - -
1889 Senators 9 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.5 9.8 0.00 0.00 0.00
1890 Red Stockings 16 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 12.2 7.9 - - -
1891 Red Stockings 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 17.0 0.0 - - -
1894 Phillies 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
13 Years 93 - - 0 0 n/a 764.6 15.4 9.7 0.00 0.00 2.25

Arthur Irwin

Arthur Irwin Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1880 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1881 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1882 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1883 Providence Grays n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1884 Providence Grays n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1885 Providence Grays n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1886 Philadelphia Phillies n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1887 Philadelphia Phillies n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1888 Philadelphia Phillies n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1889 Philadelphia Phillies n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1889 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1890 Boston Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1891 Boston Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1894 Philadelphia Phillies n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
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