Cal McLish Stats

Cal McLish was born on Tuesday, December 1, 1925, in Anadarko, Oklahoma. McLish was 18 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 13, 1944, with the Brooklyn Dodgers. 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 Cal McLish baseball stats page.

"He (Cal McLish) didn't play organized baseball growing up, instead hanging out at local parks just to be around the sport. 'I worked my way up from picking up rocks in the infield to hanging scores on the scoreboard to shagging balls in the outfield to the ball boy,' McLish told The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel in 2007. 'The only thing I wanted to think about or do when I was growing up was baseball.'" - Columnist Ryan Aber in NewsOK.com (08/27/2010, 'Former big league pitcher Cal McLish dies at age 84')
Cal McLish

Cal McLish Autograph on a 1961 Topps Baseball Card (#157 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1961top01' title='1961 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Cal McLish Autograph on a 1961 Topps Baseball Card (#157 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Calvin Coolidge Julius Caesar Tuskahoma McLish
Nickname:
Bus or Cal
Born On:
12-01-1925  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Anadarko, Oklahoma
Year of Death Data Died On:
08-26-2010 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Edmond, Oklahoma
Cemetery:
Cremated (Ashes at Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
High School:
Central High School (Oklahoma City, OK)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
05-13-1944 (Age 18)
Last Game:
07-14-1964
Draft:
Not Applicable
Cal McLish

Cal McLish 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
19
13
3
3
10
.231
7.82
3
0
0
84.0
402
110
73
81
10
48
-
24
1
1
1
-
21
0
0
0
0
.000
Infinity
0
0
0
0.0
2
1
2
2
0
0
-
0
0
0
0
-
22
0
1
0
0
.000
18.00
0
0
0
1.0
6
2
2
2
0
0
-
0
0
1
0
-
23
1
0
0
0
.000
9.00
0
0
0
5.0
22
8
5
5
0
2
-
1
1
0
0
-
24
2
5
1
1
.500
5.87
0
0
0
23.0
107
31
15
21
5
12
-
6
0
0
0
-
26
17
6
4
10
.286
4.45
5
1
0
145.2
628
159
72
76
16
52
-
46
2
3
1
-
31
2
17
2
4
.333
4.96
0
0
1
61.2
276
67
34
36
5
32
5
27
1
0
0
-
32
7
19
9
7
.563
2.74
2
0
1
144.1
616
118
44
55
11
67
10
88
8
2
0
-
33
30
1
16
8
.667
2.99
13
0
1
225.2
941
214
75
92
25
70
4
97
4
1
0
-
34
32
1
19
8
.704
3.63
13
0
1
235.1
1,021
253
95
110
26
72
6
113
4
5
0
-
35
21
11
4
14
.222
4.16
2
1
0
151.1
663
170
70
85
16
48
8
56
5
7
1
-
36
27
3
10
13
.435
4.38
4
0
1
162.1
701
178
79
87
21
47
1
80
4
1
0
-
37
24
3
11
5
.688
4.25
5
1
1
154.2
682
184
73
84
15
45
6
71
4
2
0
-
38
32
0
13
11
.542
3.26
10
2
0
209.2
847
184
76
85
14
56
3
98
4
4
0
-
39
1
0
0
1
.000
3.38
0
0
0
5.1
24
6
2
3
0
1
1
6
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
15 Years
352
209
70
92
92
.500
4.01
57
5
6
1,609.0
6,938
1,685
717
824
164
552
44
713
38
27
3
-
Cal McLish

Cal McLish Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1944 19 Dodgers 31 32 6 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 12 1 - 0 1 .219 .219 .250
1946 21 Dodgers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1947 22 Pirates 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1948 23 Pirates 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1949 24 Cubs 9 9 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 3 0 - 0 0 .333 .333 .667
1951 26 Cubs 31 42 2 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 - 20 0 - 0 1 .119 .178 .167
1956 31 Indians 39 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 .111 .467 .222
1957 32 Indians 44 43 7 8 0 0 2 0 7 7 0 17 4 0 0 0 .186 .300 .326
1958 33 Indians 39 64 6 6 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 25 4 1 0 1 .094 .244 .094
1959 34 Indians 35 74 8 14 2 1 0 0 8 4 0 25 9 0 0 1 .189 .231 .243
1960 35 Reds 37 41 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 14 1 1 0 1 .049 .070 .049
1961 36 White Sox 31 54 2 9 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 24 3 0 0 1 .167 .182 .185
1962 37 Phillies 32 51 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 24 1 0 0 2 .078 .161 .098
1963 38 Phillies 33 69 7 14 3 0 0 0 3 5 0 28 4 0 0 0 .203 .257 .246
1964 39 Phillies 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
15 Years 368 490 47 73 9 2 3 0 30 45 0 196 27 2 0 8 .149 .220 .194
Cal McLish

Cal McLish Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1944 Dodgers P 23 13 252 12 0.5 12 3 9 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.29
1946 Dodgers P 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1947 Pirates P 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
1948 Pirates P 2 1 15 2 1.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1949 Cubs P 8 2 69 10 1.3 9 3 6 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .900 3.52
1951 Cubs P 30 17 437 37 1.2 36 14 22 1 6 n/a n/a n/a .973 2.22
1956 Indians P 37 2 185 19 0.5 19 5 14 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.77
1957 Indians P 42 7 433 34 0.8 33 6 27 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.06
1958 Indians P 39 30 677 54 1.4 53 15 38 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .981 2.11
1959 Indians P 35 32 706 76 2.2 74 25 49 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.83
1960 Reds P 37 21 454 47 1.3 46 13 33 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.74
1961 White Sox P 31 27 487 48 1.5 48 16 32 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.66
1962 Phillies P 32 24 464 37 1.2 37 17 20 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.15
1963 Phillies P 32 32 629 64 2.0 60 13 47 4 7 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.58
1964 Phillies P 2 1 16 2 1.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 352 209 4,827 444 1.3 433 131 302 11 27 n/a n/a n/a .975 2.42
15 Years 352 209 4,827 444 1.3 433 131 302 11 27 n/a n/a n/a .975 2.42
Cal McLish

Cal McLish Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1944 Dodgers 0 - - 2 6 n/a 0.0 2.7 32.0 0.50 2.57 5.14
1946 Dodgers 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1947 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1948 Pirates 0 - - 0 1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.50 1.80 3.60
1949 Cubs 0 - - 0 1 n/a 9.0 3.0 9.0 0.50 2.35 4.70
1951 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 2.1 42.0 0.88 2.84 3.21
1956 Indians 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 4.5 0.84 3.94 4.67
1957 Indians 0 0 .000 3 0 n/a 21.5 2.5 6.1 1.31 5.49 4.18
1958 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 64.0 1.39 3.87 2.79
1959 Indians 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 9.3 1.57 4.32 2.75
1960 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 41.0 1.17 3.33 2.85
1961 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 10.8 1.70 4.44 2.61
1962 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.1 0.0 1.58 4.13 2.62
1963 Phillies 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 23.0 1.75 4.21 2.40
1964 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.00 10.13 1.69
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
15 Years 1 0 1.000 8 9 n/a 163.3 2.5 16.3 1.29 3.99 3.09
Cal McLish

Cal McLish Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1944 Brooklyn Dodgers 34 Undetermined - -
1946 Brooklyn Dodgers 35 Undetermined - -
1947 Pittsburgh Pirates 28 , 40 Undetermined - -
1948 Pittsburgh Pirates 38 Undetermined - -
1949 Chicago Cubs 12 Undetermined - -
1951 Chicago Cubs 27 Undetermined - -
1956 Cleveland Indians 33 , 22 Undetermined - -
1957 Cleveland Indians 22 Undetermined - -
1958 Cleveland Indians 22 Undetermined - -
1959 Cleveland Indians 22 Undetermined Stats -
1960 Cincinnati Reds 40 Undetermined - -
1961 Chicago White Sox 15 Undetermined - -
1962 Philadelphia Phillies 26 Undetermined - -
1963 Philadelphia Phillies 26 Undetermined - -
1964 Philadelphia Phillies 26 Undetermined - -


Did you know that Cal McLish is one of the few Major League pitchers in history who had an infinite earned run average (ERA) season? Presented below is every pitcher (and some positional players who pitched) that had an infinite ERA season. Bold names have an infinite career ERA.

The Infinite ERA Club

Name Year

Team

Lg
Nick Altrock 1919 WAS AL
Wilson Alvarez 1989 TEX AL
Bob Apodaca 1973 NYM NL
Kirtley Baker 1894 BAL NL
Lou Bauer 1918 PHI AL
Ed Blake 1953 CIN NL
Rex Brothers 2018 ATL NL
Joe Brown 1927 CHI AL
Fred Bruckbauer 1961 MIN AL
Bobby Burke 1937 PHI NL
Bill Childers 1895 LOU NL
Mort Cooper 1949 CHI NL
Ed Coughlin 1884 BUF NL
Vic Davalillo 1969 STL NL
Paul Dean 1937 STL NL
Pedro Dibut 1925 CIN NL
Frank Dupee 1901 CHI AL
Joe Engel 1919 CLE AL
Ed Farmer 1977 BAL AL
Bill Ford 1936 BOS NL
Nick Greenwood 2015 STL NL
Clark Griffith 1912 WAS AL
Doc Hamann 1922 CLE AL
Brian Harvey 1995 FLO NL
Nate Jones 2014 CHI AL
Bob Kammeyer 1979 NYY AL
Al Kellett 1924 BOS AL
Matt Koch 2017 ARI NL
Will Koenigsmark 1919 STL NL
Dave Koslo 1955 MIL NL
Rick Kreuger 1977 BOS AL
Steve Luebber 1979 TOR AL
Daniel McCutchen 2012 PIT NL
Bob McGraw 1918 NYY AL
Cal McLish 1946 BKL NL
Doc Medich 1972 NYY AL
Al Milnar 1946 PHI NL
Bill Moore 1925 DET AL
Julio Navarro 1966 DET AL
Bob Owchinko 1983 PIT NL
Phil Paine 1956 MIL NL
Mike Palagyi 1939 WAS AL
Jay Parker 1899 PIT NL
Brad Pennington 1998 TBR AL
Dave Pierson 1876 CIN NL
Jim Ray 1966 HOU NL
Erik Sabel 2002 DET AL
Jim Schelle 1939 PHI AL
Paul Stuffel 1953 PHI NL
Billy Sunday 1890 PIT NL
Gordie Sundin 1956 BAL AL
Dennis Tankersley 2003 SDP NL
Bob Uhl 1940 DET AL
Lino Urdaneta 2004 DET AL
Marty Walker 1928 PHI NL
Zack Weiss 2018 CIN NL
John Wood 1896 STL NL

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