Bobo Newsom Stats

Bobo Newsom was born on Sunday, August 11, 1907, in Hartsville, South Carolina. Newsom was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 11, 1929, with the Brooklyn Robins. 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 Bobo Newsom baseball stats page.

"I played for Washington five different times. That beat Franklin Delano Roosevelt's record. He was only elected four times." - Bobo Newsom in Baseball's Greatest Quotes (1982)
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Birth Name:
Louis Norman Newsom
Nickname:
Bobo or Buck
Born On:
08-11-1907  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Hartsville, South Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
12-07-1962 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Orlando, Florida
Cemetery:
Magnolia Cemetery, Hartsville, South Carolina
High School:
Hartsville High School (Hartsville, SC)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
220
First Game:
09-11-1929 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-17-1953
Draft:
Not Applicable
Bobo Newsom

Bobo Newsom 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
1929 22 Robins 3 2 0 0 3 .000 10.61 0 0 0 9.1 47 15 11 12 0 5 - 6 0 0 0 -
1930 23 Robins 2 0 2 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 3.0 14 2 0 2 0 2 - 1 1 0 0 -
1932 25 Cubs 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 -
1934 27 Browns 47 32 9 16 20 .444 4.01 15 2 5 262.1 1,159 259 117 138 15 149 - 135 5 1 0 -
1935 28 Browns 7 6 1 0 6 .000 4.85 1 0 1 42.2 193 54 23 29 2 13 - 22 2 0 0 -
1935 28 Senators 28 23 4 11 12 .478 4.45 17 2 2 198.1 871 222 98 108 9 84 - 65 3 4 1 -
1936 29 Senators 43 38 3 17 15 .531 4.32 24 4 2 285.2 1,258 294 137 160 13 146 - 156 8 3 1 -
1937 30 Senators 11 10 0 3 4 .429 5.85 3 0 0 67.2 321 76 44 49 4 48 - 39 2 3 0 -
1937 30 Red Sox 30 27 2 13 10 .565 4.46 14 1 0 207.2 926 193 103 114 14 119 - 127 4 3 1 -
1938 31 Browns 44 40 3 20 16 .556 5.08 31 0 1 329.2 1,475 334 186 205 30 192 - 226 3 5 1 -
1939 32 Browns 6 6 0 3 1 .750 4.73 3 0 0 45.2 211 50 24 26 5 22 - 28 0 1 0 -
1939 32 Tigers 35 31 4 17 10 .630 3.37 21 3 2 246.0 1,050 222 92 100 14 104 - 164 4 2 0 -
1940 33 Tigers 36 34 1 21 5 .808 2.83 20 3 0 264.0 1,101 235 83 110 19 100 - 164 2 3 2 -
1941 34 Tigers 43 36 5 12 20 .375 4.60 12 2 2 250.1 1,130 265 128 140 15 118 - 175 3 3 0 -
1942 35 Senators 30 29 1 11 17 .393 4.93 15 2 0 213.2 957 236 117 135 5 92 - 113 2 3 0 -
1942 35 Dodgers 6 5 0 2 2 .500 3.38 2 1 0 32.0 135 28 12 13 1 14 - 21 1 1 0 -
1943 36 Dodgers 22 12 7 9 4 .692 3.02 6 1 1 125.0 528 113 42 51 4 57 - 75 3 2 0 -
1943 36 Browns 10 9 1 1 6 .143 7.39 0 0 0 52.1 257 69 43 45 7 35 - 37 0 1 0 -
1943 36 Senators 6 6 0 3 3 .500 3.83 2 0 0 40.0 179 38 17 22 1 21 - 11 0 2 0 -
1944 37 Athletics 37 33 3 13 15 .464 2.82 18 2 1 265.0 1,095 243 83 100 11 82 - 142 8 4 0 -
1945 38 Athletics 36 34 1 8 20 .286 3.29 16 3 0 257.1 1,116 255 94 111 12 103 - 127 2 3 0 -
1946 39 Athletics 10 9 0 3 5 .375 3.37 3 1 0 58.2 267 61 22 27 2 30 - 32 0 5 0 -
1946 39 Senators 24 22 1 11 8 .579 2.78 14 2 1 178.0 744 163 55 63 5 60 - 82 3 2 0 -
1947 40 Senators 14 13 0 4 6 .400 4.09 1 0 0 83.2 381 99 38 44 2 37 - 40 1 1 1 -
1947 40 Yankees 17 15 1 7 5 .583 2.80 6 2 0 115.2 475 109 36 38 8 30 - 42 0 2 0 -
1948 41 Giants 11 4 1 0 4 .000 4.21 0 0 0 25.2 123 35 12 16 1 13 - 9 1 0 0 -
1952 45 Senators 10 0 8 1 1 .500 4.97 0 0 2 12.2 63 16 7 7 2 9 - 5 0 0 0 -
1952 45 Athletics 14 5 3 3 3 .500 3.59 1 0 1 47.2 201 38 19 19 2 23 - 22 2 2 0 -
1953 46 Athletics 17 2 9 2 1 .667 4.89 1 0 0 38.2 187 44 21 24 3 24 - 16 0 5 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
20 Years 600 483 71 211 222 .487 3.98 246 31 21 3,759.1 16,467 3,769 1,664 1,908 206 1,732 - 2,082 60 61 7 -
Bobo Newsom

Bobo Newsom Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1929 22 Robins 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1930 23 Robins 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1932 25 Cubs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1934 27 Browns 50 93 6 17 2 0 0 0 8 2 - 10 3 - 0 - .183 .200 .204
1935 28 Browns 7 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 2 - 0 - .091 .091 .091
1935 28 Senators 28 73 6 22 2 1 0 0 10 3 - 9 4 - 0 - .301 .329 .356
1936 29 Senators 44 108 11 23 2 0 0 0 11 3 - 23 4 - 0 - .213 .234 .231
1937 30 Senators 13 25 2 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 - 4 0 - 0 - .120 .154 .240
1937 30 Red Sox 31 75 9 19 4 1 0 0 4 2 - 14 4 - 0 - .253 .273 .333
1938 31 Browns 46 124 9 31 4 0 0 0 16 1 - 21 14 - 0 - .250 .256 .282
1939 32 Browns 6 18 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 2 0 - 0 0 .222 .222 .278
1939 32 Tigers 35 97 6 18 0 1 0 0 7 1 - 16 4 - 0 6 .186 .194 .206
1940 33 Tigers 36 107 9 23 5 0 0 0 16 1 - 17 4 - 0 4 .215 .222 .262
1941 34 Tigers 43 88 3 9 0 0 0 0 3 2 - 20 5 - 1 3 .102 .132 .102
1942 35 Senators 30 75 5 12 2 0 0 0 3 0 - 25 4 - 0 5 .160 .160 .187
1942 35 Dodgers 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 1 - 0 1 .000 .000 .000
1943 36 Dodgers 22 44 4 11 0 0 0 0 6 0 - 11 3 - 0 1 .250 .250 .250
1943 36 Browns 10 15 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 1 - 0 0 .333 .333 .333
1943 36 Senators 6 15 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 - 0 1 .133 .133 .133
1944 37 Athletics 37 88 4 10 2 0 0 0 2 0 - 20 9 - 0 3 .114 .114 .136
1945 38 Athletics 36 86 3 14 1 0 0 0 2 1 - 21 7 - 0 0 .163 .172 .174
1946 39 Athletics 10 19 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 - 5 4 - 0 0 .105 .105 .158
1946 39 Senators 24 62 5 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 15 7 - 0 2 .161 .161 .161
1947 40 Senators 14 29 1 7 2 0 0 0 3 0 - 6 2 - 0 1 .241 .241 .310
1947 40 Yankees 17 42 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 11 1 - 0 1 .095 .095 .095
1948 41 Giants 11 7 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 - 0 0 .429 .429 .429
1952 45 Senators 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1952 45 Athletics 14 15 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 5 1 - 0 2 .133 .133 .133
1953 46 Athletics 17 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 - 0 0 .167 .167 .167
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
20 Years 609 1,337 86 253 28 3 1 0 102 17 - 266 86 - 1 30 .189 .200 .217
Bobo Newsom

Bobo Newsom Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1929 Robins P 3 2 28 2 0.7 2 0 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.93
1930 Robins P 2 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1932 Cubs P 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1934 Browns P 47 32 787 64 1.4 62 13 49 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.13
1935 Browns P 7 6 128 10 1.4 10 0 10 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.11
1935 Senators P 28 23 595 35 1.3 33 6 27 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .943 1.50
1936 Senators P 43 38 857 62 1.4 61 11 50 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .984 1.92
1937 Senators P 11 10 203 15 1.4 15 3 12 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1937 Red Sox P 30 27 623 40 1.3 37 8 29 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .925 1.60
1938 Browns P 44 40 989 51 1.2 49 11 38 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .961 1.34
1939 Browns P 6 6 137 10 1.7 10 4 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.97
1939 Tigers P 35 31 738 44 1.3 41 8 33 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .932 1.50
1940 Tigers P 36 34 792 38 1.1 35 3 32 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .921 1.19
1941 Tigers P 43 36 751 43 1.0 41 5 36 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .953 1.47
1942 Senators P 30 29 641 41 1.4 36 5 31 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .878 1.52
1942 Dodgers P 6 5 96 4 0.7 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1943 Dodgers P 22 12 375 27 1.2 27 2 25 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.94
1943 Browns P 10 9 157 6 0.6 6 1 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.03
1943 Senators P 6 6 120 6 1.0 6 2 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.35
1944 Athletics P 37 33 795 48 1.3 48 3 45 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.63
1945 Athletics P 36 34 772 42 1.2 40 12 28 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .952 1.40
1946 Athletics P 10 9 176 8 0.8 8 1 7 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.23
1946 Senators P 24 22 534 21 0.9 21 3 18 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.06
1947 Senators P 14 13 251 10 0.7 8 2 6 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 0.86
1947 Yankees P 17 15 347 15 0.9 15 3 12 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.17
1948 Giants P 11 4 77 6 0.5 5 1 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 1.75
1952 Senators P 10 0 38 5 0.5 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.55
1952 Athletics P 14 5 143 12 0.9 12 2 10 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.27
1953 Athletics P 17 2 116 8 0.5 8 1 7 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.86
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 600 483 11,278 674 1.1 646 112 534 28 32 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.55
20 Years 600 483 11,278 674 1.1 646 112 534 28 32 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.55
Bobo Newsom

Bobo Newsom Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1929 Robins 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.20 5.79 4.82
1930 Robins 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.50 3.00 6.00
1932 Cubs 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1934 Browns 0 1 .000 0 3 n/a 0.0 9.3 11.6 0.91 4.63 5.11
1935 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.69 4.64 2.74
1935 Senators 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.1 7.3 0.77 2.95 3.81
1936 Senators 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 4.7 9.8 1.07 4.91 4.60
1937 Senators 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 25.0 6.3 25.0 0.81 5.19 6.38
1937 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 5.4 18.8 1.07 5.50 5.16
1938 Browns 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 5.9 7.8 1.18 6.17 5.24
1939 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.0 18.0 1.27 5.52 4.34
1939 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.1 13.9 1.58 6.00 3.80
1940 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.3 6.7 1.64 5.59 3.41
1941 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.4 29.3 1.48 6.29 4.24
1942 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 25.0 1.23 4.76 3.88
1942 Dodgers 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.2 0.0 1.50 5.91 3.94
1943 Dodgers 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 7.3 1.32 5.40 4.10
1943 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 7.5 1.06 6.36 6.02
1943 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 15.0 15.0 0.52 2.48 4.73
1944 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.4 44.0 1.73 4.82 2.78
1945 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 43.0 1.23 4.44 3.60
1946 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 9.5 1.07 4.91 4.60
1946 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 31.0 1.37 4.15 3.03
1947 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.8 9.7 1.08 4.30 3.98
1947 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 42.0 1.40 3.27 2.33
1948 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 0.0 0.69 3.16 4.56
1952 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.56 3.55 6.39
1952 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 15.0 0.96 4.15 4.34
1953 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.67 3.72 5.59
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
20 Years 1 1 .500 0 9 n/a 1,337.0 5.0 13.1 1.20 4.98 4.15
Bobo Newsom

Bobo Newsom Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1929 Brooklyn Robins n/a Undetermined n/a -
1930 Brooklyn Robins n/a Undetermined n/a -
1932 Chicago Cubs 27 Undetermined n/a -
1934 St. Louis Browns 21 $4,250.00 - -
1935 St. Louis Browns 21 $7,500.00 - -
1935 Washington Senators 21 "     " - -
1936 Washington Senators 12 $11,000.00 - -
1937 Washington Senators 12 $11,000.00 - -
1937 Boston Red Sox 12 "     " - -
1938 St. Louis Browns 12 $11,500.00 Stats -
1939 St. Louis Browns 12 $15,000.00 Stats -
1939 Detroit Tigers 12 "     " Stats -
1940 Detroit Tigers 12 $20,000.00 Stats Stats
1941 Detroit Tigers 12 $32,500.00 - -
1942 Washington Senators 12 $20,000.00 - -
1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 8 "     " - -
1943 Brooklyn Dodgers 8 $15,000.00 - -
1943 St. Louis Browns 15 , 33 "     " - -
1943 Washington Senators 00 "     " - -
1944 Philadelphia Athletics 16 $15,000.00 Stats -
1945 Philadelphia Athletics 16 $15,000.00 n/a -
1946 Philadelphia Athletics 16 $15,000.00 - -
1946 Washington Senators 00 "     " - -
1947 Washington Senators 00 $20,000.00 - Stats
1947 New York Yankees 34 "     " - Stats
1948 New York Giants 48 $20,000.00 - -
1952 Washington Senators 12 $12,000.00 - -
1952 Philadelphia Athletics 20 "     " - -
1953 Philadelphia Athletics 20 $11,000.00 - -


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