Fred Pfeffer Stats

Fred Pfeffer was born on Saturday, March 17, 1860, in Louisville, Kentucky. Pfeffer was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 1, 1882, with the Troy Trojans. 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 Fred Pfeffer baseball stats page.

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Fred Pfeffer


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Birth Name:
Nathaniel Frederick Pfeffer
Nickname:
Fritz
Born On:
03-17-1860  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Louisville, Kentucky
Year of Death Data Died On:
04-10-1932 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Chicago, Illinois
Cemetery:
All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, Illinois
High School:
St. Bede Academy (Peru, IL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
184
First Game:
05-01-1882 (Age 22)
Last Game:
06-14-1897
Draft:
Not Applicable

Fred Pfeffer

Fred Pfeffer Pitching Stats

1884 24 White Stockings 1 0 1 0 0 .000 9.00 0 0 0 1.0 10 3 1 2 0 1 - 0 1 0 0 -
1885 25 White Stockings 5 2 3 2 1 .667 2.56 2 0 2 31.2 125 26 9 15 1 8 - 13 3 0 0 -
1892 32 Colonels 1 0 1 0 0 .000 1.80 0 0 0 5.0 0 4 1 3 0 5 - 0 0 0 0 -
1894 34 Colonels 1 0 1 0 0 .000 2.57 0 0 0 7.0 0 8 2 6 0 6 - 0 0 0 0 -
4 Years 8 2 6 2 1 .667 2.62 2 0 2 44.2 135 41 13 26 1 20 - 13 4 0 0 -

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Fred Pfeffer Hitting Stats

1882 22 Trojans 85 330 26 72 7 4 1 0 43 1 - 24 - - 0 - .218 .221 .273
1883 23 White Stockings 96 371 41 87 22 7 1 0 45 8 - 50 - - 0 - .235 .251 .340
1884 24 White Stockings 112 467 105 135 10 10 25 1 101 25 - 47 - - 0 - .289 .325 .514
1885 25 White Stockings 112 469 90 113 12 7 5 0 73 26 - 47 - - 0 - .241 .281 .328
1886 26 White Stockings 118 474 88 125 17 8 7 0 95 36 - 46 - - 0 - .264 .316 .378
1887 27 White Stockings 123 479 95 133 21 6 16 0 89 34 - 20 - - 1 - .278 .327 .376
1888 28 White Stockings 135 517 90 129 22 10 8 0 57 32 - 38 - - 3 - .250 .297 .377
1889 29 White Stockings 134 531 85 128 15 7 7 0 77 53 - 51 - - 3 - .241 .313 .335
1890 30 Pirates 124 499 86 128 21 8 5 0 80 44 - 23 - - 2 - .257 .319 .361
1891 31 Colts 137 498 93 123 12 9 7 0 77 79 - 60 - - 3 - .247 .353 .349
1892 32 Colonels 124 470 78 121 14 9 2 0 76 67 - 36 - - 2 - .257 .353 .338
1893 33 Colonels 125 508 85 129 29 12 3 0 75 51 - 18 - - 0 - .254 .322 .376
1894 34 Colonels 104 409 68 126 12 14 5 0 59 30 - 14 15 - 1 - .308 .357 .443
1895 35 Colonels 11 45 8 13 1 0 0 0 5 5 - 3 0 - 0 - .289 .360 .311
1896 36 Giants 4 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 - 1 0 - 1 - .143 .250 .143
1896 36 Colts 94 360 45 88 16 7 2 0 52 23 - 20 3 - 2 - .244 .294 .344
1897 37 Colts 32 114 10 26 0 1 0 0 11 12 - - 2 - 3 - .228 .318 .246
16 Years 1,670 6,555 1,094 1,678 231 119 94 1 1,019 527 - 498 20 - 21 - .256 .313 .371

Fred Pfeffer

Fred Pfeffer Fielding Stats

1882 Trojans 2B 2 - - 17 8.5 14 8 6 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .824 0.00
1882 Trojans SS 83 - - 510 6.1 437 161 276 73 35 n/a n/a n/a .857 0.00
1883 White Stockings 1B 1 - - 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1883 White Stockings 2B 79 - - 595 7.5 528 264 264 67 49 n/a n/a n/a .887 0.00
1883 White Stockings 3B 1 - - 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1883 White Stockings SS 18 - - 97 5.4 78 15 63 19 6 n/a n/a n/a .804 0.00
1884 White Stockings 2B 112 - - 905 8.1 817 395 422 88 85 n/a n/a n/a .903 0.00
1884 White Stockings P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1885 White Stockings 2B 109 - - 802 7.4 716 325 391 86 66 n/a n/a n/a .893 0.00
1885 White Stockings P 5 2 95 7 1.4 7 1 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.99
1885 White Stockings RF 1 - - 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1886 White Stockings 1B 1 - - 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1886 White Stockings 2B 118 - - 756 6.4 683 343 340 73 66 n/a n/a n/a .903 0.00
1887 White Stockings 2B 123 - - 867 7.0 795 393 402 72 68 n/a n/a n/a .917 0.00
1887 White Stockings CF 2 - - 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1888 White Stockings 2B 135 - - 943 7.0 878 421 457 65 78 n/a n/a n/a .931 0.00
1889 White Stockings 2B 134 - - 991 7.4 935 452 483 56 69 n/a n/a n/a .943 0.00
1890 Pirates 2B 124 - - 904 7.3 828 441 387 76 73 n/a n/a n/a .916 0.00
1891 Colts 2B 137 - - 980 7.2 903 429 474 77 78 n/a n/a n/a .921 0.00
1892 Colonels 1B 10 - - 89 8.9 83 79 4 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .933 0.00
1892 Colonels 2B 116 - - 742 6.4 692 315 377 50 72 n/a n/a n/a .933 0.00
1892 Colonels P 1 0 15 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1893 Colonels 2B 125 - - 802 6.4 753 355 398 49 74 n/a n/a n/a .939 0.00
1894 Colonels 2B 90 - - 575 6.4 539 255 284 36 58 n/a n/a n/a .937 0.00
1894 Colonels P 1 0 21 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.29
1894 Colonels SS 15 - - 94 6.3 82 26 56 12 9 n/a n/a n/a .872 0.00
1895 Colonels 1B 3 - - 38 12.7 35 34 1 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .921 0.00
1895 Colonels 2B 3 - - 18 6.0 17 8 9 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .944 0.00
1895 Colonels SS 5 - - 31 6.2 23 11 12 8 3 n/a n/a n/a .742 0.00
1896 Giants 2B 4 - - 25 6.3 19 9 10 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .760 0.00
1896 Colts 2B 94 - - 564 6.0 534 227 307 30 43 n/a n/a n/a .947 0.00
1897 Colts 2B 32 - - 188 5.9 166 73 93 22 12 n/a n/a n/a .883 0.00
2B Totals 1,537 0 0 10,674 6.9 9,817 4,713 5,104 857 893 n/a n/a n/a .920 0.00
SS Totals 121 0 0 732 6.0 620 213 407 112 53 n/a n/a n/a .847 0.00
1B Totals 15 0 0 130 8.7 121 116 5 9 5 n/a n/a n/a .931 0.00
P Totals 8 2 134 10 1.3 10 3 7 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.01
CF Totals 2 0 0 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
3B Totals 1 0 0 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
RF Totals 1 0 0 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
16 Years 1,685 2 134 11,550 6.9 10,572 5,048 5,524 978 951 n/a n/a n/a .915 2,130.18

Fred Pfeffer

Fred Pfeffer Miscellaneous Stats

1882 Trojans - - - 0 0 n/a 330.0 13.8 7.7 - - -
1883 White Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 371.0 7.4 8.2 - - -
1884 White Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 18.7 9.9 4.6 0.00 0.00 9.00
1885 White Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 93.8 10.0 6.4 1.63 3.69 2.27
1886 White Stockings 30 - - 0 0 n/a 67.7 10.3 5.0 - - -
1887 White Stockings 57 - - 0 0 n/a 29.9 24.0 5.4 - - -
1888 White Stockings 64 - - 0 0 n/a 64.6 13.6 9.1 - - -
1889 White Stockings 45 - - 0 0 n/a 75.9 10.4 6.9 - - -
1890 Pirates 27 - - 0 0 n/a 99.8 21.7 6.2 - - -
1891 Colts 40 - - 0 0 n/a 71.1 8.3 6.5 - - -
1892 Colonels 27 - - 0 0 n/a 235.0 13.1 6.2 0.00 0.00 9.00
1893 Colonels 32 - - 0 0 n/a 169.3 28.2 6.8 - - -
1894 Colonels 31 - - 0 0 n/a 81.8 29.2 6.9 0.00 0.00 7.71
1895 Colonels 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 15.0 9.0 - - -
1896 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 14.0 3.5 - - -
1896 Colts 22 - - 0 0 n/a 180.0 18.0 6.9 - - -
1897 Colts 5 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 10.4 - - -
16 Years 382 - - 0 0 n/a 69.7 13.2 6.4 0.65 2.62 4.03

Fred Pfeffer

Fred Pfeffer Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1882 Troy Trojans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1883 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1884 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1885 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1886 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1887 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1888 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1889 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1890 Chicago Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1891 Chicago Colts n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1892 Louisville Colonels n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1893 Louisville Colonels n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1894 Louisville Colonels n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1895 Louisville Colonels n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1896 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1896 Chicago Colts n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1897 Chicago Colts n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
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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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