Joe Lake Stats

Joe Lake was born on Thursday, January 6, 1881, in Brooklyn, New York. Lake was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 21, 1908, with the New York Highlanders. 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 Joe Lake baseball stats page.

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"A fine speedy right-hander is (Joe) Lake with thorough command of the ball. He is regarded as the best right-handed spit ball artist in the American League, barring Ed Walsh." - Sportswriter Lee Allen in The Sporting News (June 1, 1968)

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Birth Name:
Joseph Henry Lake
Nickname:
Joe
Born On:
01-06-1881  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Brooklyn, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-30-1950 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Brooklyn, New York
Cemetery:
St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, New York
High School:
None Attended (Dropped Out After 8th Grade)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
04-21-1908 (Age 27)
Last Game:
08-25-1913
Draft:
Not Applicable

Joe Lake

Joe Lake Pitching Stats

1908 27 Highlanders 38 27 10 9 22 .290 3.17 19 2 0 269.1 1,126 252 95 157 6 77 - 118 7 6 0 -
1909 28 Highlanders 31 26 5 14 11 .560 1.88 17 3 1 215.1 863 180 45 81 2 59 - 117 11 5 0 -
1910 29 Browns 35 29 6 11 17 .393 2.20 24 1 2 261.1 1,057 243 64 116 2 77 - 141 5 1 1 -
1911 30 Browns 30 25 5 10 15 .400 3.30 14 2 0 215.1 914 245 79 115 3 40 - 69 5 4 0 -
1912 31 Browns 11 6 4 1 7 .125 4.42 4 0 0 57.0 240 70 28 41 0 16 - 28 0 1 0 -
1912 31 Tigers 26 14 9 9 11 .450 3.10 11 0 1 162.2 683 190 56 94 3 39 - 86 1 3 0 -
1913 32 Tigers 28 12 13 8 7 .533 3.28 6 0 1 137.0 560 149 50 65 3 24 - 35 4 0 0 -
6 Years 199 139 52 62 90 .408 2.85 95 8 5 1,318.0 5,443 1,329 417 669 19 332 - 594 33 20 1 -

Joe Lake

Joe Lake Hitting Stats

1908 27 Highlanders 45 112 6 21 4 1 1 0 8 1 - - 1 - 0 - .188 .195 .268
1909 28 Highlanders 31 81 10 14 3 2 0 0 8 2 - - 0 - 0 - .173 .193 .259
1910 29 Browns 37 91 7 21 2 1 0 0 4 1 - - 0 - 1 - .231 .247 .275
1911 30 Browns 30 80 7 21 2 1 0 0 10 1 - - 1 - 0 - .263 .272 .313
1912 31 Browns 11 20 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 - 0 - .150 .150 .150
1912 31 Tigers 26 62 4 9 0 0 1 0 4 1 - - 2 - 0 - .145 .159 .194
1913 32 Tigers 28 45 4 12 3 1 1 0 4 1 - 10 1 - 0 - .267 .283 .444
6 Years 208 491 39 101 14 6 3 0 38 7 - 10 5 - 1 - .206 .218 .277

Joe Lake

Joe Lake Fielding Stats

1908 Highlanders P 38 27 808 83 2.2 73 9 64 10 1 n/a n/a n/a .880 2.44
1909 Highlanders P 31 26 646 107 3.5 97 3 94 10 2 n/a n/a n/a .907 4.05
1910 Browns P 35 29 784 102 2.9 93 5 88 9 2 n/a n/a n/a .912 3.20
1911 Browns P 30 25 646 110 3.7 103 15 88 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .936 4.30
1912 Browns P 11 6 171 29 2.6 27 3 24 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .931 4.26
1912 Tigers P 26 14 488 53 2.0 50 1 49 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .943 2.77
1913 Tigers P 28 12 411 69 2.5 65 6 59 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .942 4.27
P Totals 199 139 3,954 553 2.8 508 42 466 45 7 n/a n/a n/a .919 3.47
6 Years 199 139 3,954 553 2.8 508 42 466 45 7 n/a n/a n/a .919 3.47

Joe Lake

Joe Lake Miscellaneous Stats

1908 Highlanders 2 - - 0 0 n/a 112.0 0.0 14.0 1.53 3.94 2.57
1909 Highlanders 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 10.1 1.98 4.89 2.47
1910 Browns 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 22.8 1.83 4.86 2.65
1911 Browns 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 8.0 1.73 2.88 1.67
1912 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.75 4.42 2.53
1912 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 62.0 0.0 15.5 2.21 4.76 2.16
1913 Tigers 1 - - 0 0 n/a 45.0 4.5 11.3 1.46 2.30 1.58
6 Years 3 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 163.7 49.1 12.9 1.79 4.06 2.27

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Joe Lake Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1908 New York Highlanders n/a Undetermined n/a -
1909 New York Highlanders n/a Undetermined n/a -
1910 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1911 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
1913 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
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