John Irwin Stats

John Irwin was born on Sunday, July 21, 1861, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Irwin was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 31, 1882, 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 John Irwin baseball stats page.

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John Irwin


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Birth Name:
John Irwin
Nickname:
None
Born On:
07-21-1861  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-28-1934 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Boston, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
Mount Hope Cemetery, Mattapan, Massachusetts
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
168
First Game:
05-31-1882 (Age 20)
Last Game:
08-08-1891
Draft:
Not Applicable

John Irwin

John Irwin Pitching Stats

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John Irwin

John Irwin Hitting Stats

1882 21 Ruby Legs 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 - - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1884 23 Unions 105 432 81 101 22 6 1 0 0 15 - - - - 0 - .234 .260 .319
1886 25 Athletics 3 13 4 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 - - - - 0 - .231 .231 .308
1887 26 Senators 8 28 6 8 2 0 2 0 3 3 - 6 - - 1 - .286 .375 .464
1888 27 Senators 37 126 14 28 5 2 0 0 8 5 - 18 - - 2 - .222 .263 .294
1889 28 Senators 58 228 42 66 11 4 0 0 25 25 - 14 - - 4 - .289 .370 .373
1890 29 Bisons 77 308 62 72 11 4 0 0 34 43 - 19 - - 4 - .234 .335 .295
1891 30 Red Stockings 19 72 6 16 2 2 0 0 15 6 - 9 - - 0 - .222 .282 .306
1891 30 Colonels 14 55 7 15 1 1 0 0 7 5 - 6 - - 1 - .273 .344 .327
8 Years 322 1,266 222 309 55 19 3 0 93 102 - 74 - - 12 - .244 .307 .325

John Irwin

John Irwin Fielding Stats

1882 Ruby Legs 1B 1 - - 11 11.0 7 7 0 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .636 0.00
1884 Unions 3B 105 - - 395 3.8 308 117 191 87 7 n/a n/a n/a .780 0.00
1886 Athletics 3B 1 - - 4 4.0 4 0 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1886 Athletics SS 2 - - 7 3.5 5 2 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .714 0.00
1887 Senators 3B 4 - - 13 3.3 11 4 7 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .846 0.00
1887 Senators SS 5 - - 24 4.8 21 9 12 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .875 0.00
1888 Senators 3B 10 - - 29 2.9 22 12 10 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .759 0.00
1888 Senators SS 27 - - 164 6.1 141 54 87 23 5 n/a n/a n/a .860 0.00
1889 Senators 3B 58 - - 243 4.2 211 82 129 32 14 n/a n/a n/a .868 0.00
1890 Bisons 1B 12 - - 115 9.6 114 103 11 1 13 n/a n/a n/a .991 0.00
1890 Bisons 2B 1 - - 9 9.0 7 2 5 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .778 0.00
1890 Bisons 3B 64 - - 247 3.9 218 79 139 29 13 n/a n/a n/a .883 0.00
1891 Red Stockings 3B 2 - - 12 6.0 9 4 5 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 0.00
1891 Red Stockings OF 17 - - 34 2.0 30 25 5 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .882 0.00
1891 Red Stockings SS 1 - - 3 3.0 2 1 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
1891 Colonels 3B 14 - - 44 3.1 35 13 22 9 1 n/a n/a n/a .795 0.00
3B Totals 258 0 0 987 3.8 818 311 507 169 36 n/a n/a n/a .829 0.00
SS Totals 35 0 0 198 5.7 169 66 103 29 6 n/a n/a n/a .854 0.00
OF Totals 17 0 0 34 2.0 30 25 5 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .882 0.00
1B Totals 13 0 0 126 9.7 121 110 11 5 14 n/a n/a n/a .960 0.00
2B Totals 1 0 0 9 9.0 7 2 5 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .778 0.00
8 Years 324 - - 1,354 4.2 1,145 514 631 209 57 n/a n/a n/a .846 0.00

John Irwin

John Irwin Miscellaneous Stats

1882 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 - - -
1884 Unions - - - 0 0 n/a 432.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1886 Athletics 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 13.0 - - -
1887 Senators 6 - - 0 0 n/a 14.0 4.7 9.3 - - -
1888 Senators 15 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 15.8 - - -
1889 Senators 10 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 16.3 9.1 - - -
1890 Bisons 18 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 16.2 9.1 - - -
1891 Red Stockings 6 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.0 4.8 - - -
1891 Colonels 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.2 7.9 - - -
8 Years 56 - - 0 0 n/a 422.0 17.1 13.6 - - -

John Irwin

John Irwin Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1882 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1884 Boston Unions n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1886 Philadelphia Athletics n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1887 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1888 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1889 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1890 Buffalo Bisons n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1891 Boston Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1891 Louisville Colonels n/a Undetermined n/a n/a

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Did you know that John Irwin is one of only nineteen major league players who has played at least one game in four different official major leagues ? Irwin first took the field in the National League, then the Union Association, then the American Association, and finally tied the record when he played in the Players League.

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