John McGraw Stats

John McGraw was born on Monday, April 7, 1873, in Truxton, New York. McGraw was 18 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 26, 1891, with the Baltimore Orioles. 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 McGraw baseball stats page.

"In playing or managing, the game of ball is only fun for me when I'm out in front and winning. I don't give a hill of beans for the rest of the game. The men who loses gracefully, loses easily. Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but once a team of mine is on the diamond, I want it to fight. Namby-pamby methods don't get much in results." - John McGraw in The Old Ball Game: How John McGraw, Christy Mathewson, and the New York Giants Created Modern Baseball (Frank DeFord, Grove Press Publishing, 03/02/2006, Page 51) [ John McGraw Quotes ]
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Birth Name:
John Joseph McGraw
Nickname:
Little Napoleon or Mugsie
Born On:
04-07-1873  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Truxton, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-25-1934 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
New Rochelle, New York
Cemetery:
New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Undetermined
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-07
Player Weight Chart Weight:
155
First Game:
08-26-1891 (Age 18)
Last Game:
09-12-1906
Draft:
Not Applicable
John McGraw

John McGraw 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
John McGraw

John McGraw Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1891 18 Orioles 33 115 17 31 3 5 0 0 14 12 - 17 - - 4 - .270 .359 .383
1892 19 Orioles 79 286 41 77 13 2 1 0 26 32 - 21 - - 6 - .269 .355 .339
1893 20 Orioles 127 480 123 154 9 10 5 1 64 101 - 11 - - 16 - .321 .454 .413
1894 21 Orioles 124 512 156 174 18 14 1 0 92 91 - 12 14 - 13 - .340 .451 .436
1895 22 Orioles 96 388 110 143 13 6 2 0 48 60 - 9 6 - 5 - .369 .459 .448
1896 23 Orioles 23 77 20 25 2 2 0 0 14 11 - 4 0 - 2 - .325 .422 .403
1897 24 Orioles 106 391 90 127 15 3 0 0 48 99 - - 8 - 9 - .325 .471 .379
1898 25 Orioles 143 515 143 176 8 10 0 0 53 112 - - 6 - 19 - .342 .475 .396
1899 26 Orioles 117 399 140 156 13 3 1 0 33 124 - - 2 - 14 - .391 .547 .446
1900 27 Cardinals 99 334 84 115 10 4 2 0 33 85 - - 5 - 23 - .344 .505 .416
1901 28 Orioles 73 232 71 81 14 9 0 0 28 61 - - 1 - 14 - .349 .508 .487
1902 29 Orioles 20 63 14 18 3 2 1 0 3 17 - - 2 - 2 - .286 .451 .444
1902 29 Giants 35 107 13 25 0 0 0 0 5 26 - - 2 - 3 - .234 .397 .234
1903 30 Giants 12 11 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 - - 0 - 2 - .273 .429 .273
1904 31 Giants 5 12 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 - - 0 - 0 - .333 .467 .333
1905 32 Giants 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1906 33 Giants 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - - 0 - 0 - .000 .333 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
16 Years 1,099 3,924 1,024 1,309 121 70 13 1 462 836 - 74 46 - 132 - .334 .465 .410
John McGraw

John McGraw Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1891 Orioles 2B 3 - - 19 6.3 18 8 10 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .947 0.00
1891 Orioles RF 9 - - 10 1.1 7 7 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .700 0.00
1891 Orioles SS 21 - - 90 4.3 73 32 41 17 6 n/a n/a n/a .811 0.00
1892 Orioles 2B 34 - - 213 6.3 197 96 101 16 12 n/a n/a n/a .925 0.00
1892 Orioles 3B 3 - - 16 5.3 13 5 8 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .813 0.00
1892 Orioles OF 34 - - 58 1.7 52 45 7 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .897 0.00
1892 Orioles SS 8 - - 50 6.3 47 19 28 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .940 0.00
1893 Orioles OF 11 - - 17 1.5 16 16 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .941 0.00
1893 Orioles SS 117 - - 635 5.4 568 218 350 67 40 n/a n/a n/a .894 0.00
1894 Orioles 2B 6 - - 32 5.3 30 12 18 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 0.00
1894 Orioles 3B 118 - - 424 3.6 378 131 247 46 17 n/a n/a n/a .892 0.00
1895 Orioles 2B 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1895 Orioles 3B 95 - - 386 4.1 339 100 239 47 19 n/a n/a n/a .878 0.00
1896 Orioles 1B 1 - - 10 10.0 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1896 Orioles 3B 18 - - 72 4.0 60 22 38 12 4 n/a n/a n/a .833 0.00
1897 Orioles 3B 105 - - 332 3.2 294 112 182 38 16 n/a n/a n/a .886 0.00
1898 Orioles 3B 137 - - 459 3.4 413 142 271 46 16 n/a n/a n/a .900 0.00
1898 Orioles CF 3 - - 7 2.3 6 6 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 0.00
1899 Orioles 3B 117 - - 436 3.7 412 142 270 24 14 n/a n/a n/a .945 0.00
1900 Cardinals 3B 99 - - 351 3.5 319 106 213 32 7 n/a n/a n/a .909 0.00
1901 Orioles 3B 69 - - 210 3.0 187 80 107 23 5 n/a n/a n/a .890 0.00
1902 Orioles 3B 19 - - 59 3.1 51 26 25 8 6 n/a n/a n/a .864 0.00
1902 Giants SS 34 - - 188 5.5 174 59 115 14 12 n/a n/a n/a .926 0.00
1903 Giants 2B 2 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1903 Giants 3B 1 - - 3 3.0 2 2 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
1903 Giants LF 2 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1903 Giants SS 1 - - 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1904 Giants 2B 2 - - 19 9.5 18 6 12 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .947 0.00
1904 Giants SS 2 - - 12 6.0 11 6 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .917 0.00
1905 Giants LF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1906 Giants 3B 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
3B Totals 782 0 0 2,748 3.5 2,468 868 1,600 280 104 n/a n/a n/a .898 0.00
SS Totals 183 0 0 976 5.3 874 334 540 102 61 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.00
2B Totals 48 0 0 283 5.9 263 122 141 20 16 n/a n/a n/a .929 0.00
OF Totals 45 0 0 75 1.7 68 61 7 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .907 0.00
RF Totals 9 0 0 10 1.1 7 7 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .700 0.00
CF Totals 3 0 0 7 2.3 6 6 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 0.00
LF Totals 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1B Totals 1 0 0 10 10.0 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
16 Years 1,074 - - 4,109 3.8 3,696 1,408 2,288 413 182 n/a n/a n/a .899 0.00
John McGraw

John McGraw Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1891 Orioles 4 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.8 8.2 - - -
1892 Orioles 15 - - 0 0 n/a 286.0 13.6 11.0 - - -
1893 Orioles 38 - - 0 0 n/a 96.0 43.6 7.5 - - -
1894 Orioles 78 - - 0 0 n/a 512.0 42.7 5.6 - - -
1895 Orioles 61 - - 0 0 n/a 194.0 43.1 8.1 - - -
1896 Orioles 13 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 19.3 5.5 - - -
1897 Orioles 44 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 8.1 - - -
1898 Orioles 43 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 9.7 - - -
1899 Orioles 73 - - 0 0 n/a 399.0 0.0 12.1 - - -
1900 Cardinals 29 - - 0 0 n/a 167.0 0.0 10.1 - - -
1901 Orioles 24 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 8.3 - - -
1902 Orioles 5 - - 0 0 n/a 63.0 0.0 21.0 - - -
1902 Giants 7 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 21.4 - - -
1903 Giants 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 11.0 - - -
1904 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1905 Giants 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1906 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
16 Years 436 - - 0 0 n/a 301.8 53.0 8.5 - - -
John McGraw

John McGraw Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1891 Baltimore Orioles n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1892 Baltimore Orioles n/a $1,500.00 n/a n/a
1893 Baltimore Orioles n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1894 Baltimore Orioles n/a $1,800.00 n/a n/a
1895 Baltimore Orioles n/a $2,100.00 n/a n/a
1896 Baltimore Orioles n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1897 Baltimore Orioles n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1898 Baltimore Orioles n/a $2,400.00 n/a n/a
1899 Baltimore Orioles n/a $2,400.00 n/a n/a
1900 St. Louis Cardinals n/a $10,000.00 n/a n/a
1901 Baltimore Orioles n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1902 Baltimore Orioles n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1902 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1903 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a -
1904 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1905 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a -
1906 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a -


In 1883 Francis Richter founded the Sporting Life, a weekly magazine devoted to coverage of all sports, with an emphasis on baseball. In 1887 Richter, and other baseball journalists, formed the Base Ball Reporters Association of America, also referred to as the National Base Ball Reporters' Association. And in 1914 Richter wrote the History and Records of Baseball: the American Nation's Chief Sport (Philadelphia: Sporting Life Publishing Co., 1914). In that historic book Richter selected the greatest players in each position in each decade:

Francis Richter Greatest Players by Decade

Decade Catchers Catchers
1870-1880 Doug Allison Deacon White
1880-1890 Charlie Bennett Buck Ewing
1890-1900 Tom Daly Yank Robinson
1900-1912 Chief Meyers Billy Sullivan
Decade Pitchers Pitchers
1870-1880 Candy Cummings Al Spalding
1880-1890 John Clarkson Old Hoss Radbourn
1890-1900 Amos Rusie Cy Young
1900-1912 Christy Mathewson Rube Waddell
Decade First Base First Base
1870-1880 Wes Fisler Joe Start
1880-1890 Cap Anson Charlie Comiskey
1890-1900 Jake Beckley Dan Brouthers
1900-1912 Hal Chase Fred Tenney
Decade Second Base Second Base
1870-1880 Ross Barnes Al Reach (NA Only)
1880-1890 Fred Dunlap Bid McPhee
1890-1900 Nap Lajoie Fred Pfeffer
1900-1912 Eddie Collins Johnny Evers
Decade Third Base Third Base
1870-1880 Cap Anson Ezra Sutton
1880-1890 Jerry Denny Denny Lyons
1890-1900 John McGraw Billy Nash
1900-1912 Home Run Baker Jimmy Collins
Decade Shortstops Shortstops
1870-1880 Davy Force George Wright
1880-1890 Monte Ward Ned Williamson
1890-1900 Hughie Jennings Herman Long
1900-1912 Honus Wagner Bobby Wallace
Decade Left Fielders Left Fielders
1870-1880 Andy Leonard Lip Pike
1880-1890 Tip O'Neill George Wood
1890-1900 Ed Delahanty Joe Kelley
1900-1912 Fred Clarke Chick Stahl
Decade Center Fielders Center Fielders
1870-1880 Count Sensenderfer (NA Only) Harry Wright
1880-1890 Ned Hanlon Hardy Richardson
1890-1900 Billy Hamilton Bill Lange
1900-1912 Ty Cobb Tris Speaker
Decade Right Fielders Right Fielders
1870-1880 Jack Chapman Cal McVey
1880-1890 Joe Kelley Sam Thompson
1890-1900 Jesse Burkett Mike Tiernan
1900-1912 Sam Crawford Willie Keeler

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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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