Lip Pike Stats

Lip Pike was born on Sunday, May 25, 1845, in New York, New York. Pike was 30 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 9, 1876, with the St. Louis Brown Stockings. 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 Lip Pike baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Lipman Emanuel Pike
Nickname:
The Iron Batter
Born On:
05-25-1845  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
New York, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
10-10-1893 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Brooklyn, New York
Cemetery:
Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-08
Player Weight Chart Weight:
158
First Game:
05-09-1876 (Age 30)
Last Game:
07-28-1887
Draft:
Not Applicable
Lip Pike

Lip Pike 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
Lip Pike

Lip Pike Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1876 31 Brown Stockings 63 282 55 91 19 10 1 0 50 8 - 9 - - 0 - .323 .341 .472
1877 32 Red Stockings 58 262 45 78 12 4 4 0 23 9 - 7 - - 0 - .298 .321 .420
1878 33 Reds 31 145 28 47 5 1 0 0 11 4 - 9 - - 0 - .324 .342 .372
1878 33 Grays 5 22 4 5 0 1 0 0 4 1 - 1 - - 0 - .227 .261 .318
1881 36 Ruby Legs 5 18 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 - 3 - - 0 - .111 .273 .111
1887 42 Metropolitans 1 4 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
5 Years 163 733 133 223 36 16 5 0 88 26 - 29 - - 0 - .304 .328 .417
Lip Pike

Lip Pike Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1876 Brown Stockings 2B 2 - - 13 6.5 11 8 3 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .846 0.00
1876 Brown Stockings CF 62 - - 106 1.7 95 82 13 11 5 n/a n/a n/a .896 0.00
1877 Red Stockings 2B 22 - - 142 6.5 119 62 57 23 5 n/a n/a n/a .838 0.00
1877 Red Stockings CF 38 - - 111 2.9 89 79 10 22 1 n/a n/a n/a .802 0.00
1877 Red Stockings SS 2 - - 17 8.5 11 3 8 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .647 0.00
1878 Reds CF 31 - - 51 1.6 42 38 4 9 1 n/a n/a n/a .824 0.00
1878 Grays 2B 5 - - 33 6.6 26 13 13 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .788 0.00
1881 Ruby Legs CF 5 - - 17 3.4 11 10 1 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .647 0.00
1887 Metropolitans CF 1 - - 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
CF Totals 137 0 0 287 2.1 239 211 28 48 8 n/a n/a n/a .833 0.00
2B Totals 29 0 0 188 6.5 156 83 73 32 7 n/a n/a n/a .830 0.00
SS Totals 2 0 0 17 8.5 11 3 8 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .647 0.00
5 Years 168 - - 492 2.9 406 297 109 86 16 n/a n/a n/a .825 0.00
Lip Pike

Lip Pike Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1876 Brown Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 282.0 31.3 5.6 - - -
1877 Red Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 65.5 37.4 11.4 - - -
1878 Reds - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 16.1 13.2 - - -
1878 Grays - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 22.0 5.5 - - -
1881 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 0.0 - - -
1887 Metropolitans 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
5 Years 0 - - 0 0 n/a 146.6 25.3 8.3 - - -
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Lip Pike Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1876 St. Louis Brown Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1877 Cincinnati Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1878 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1878 Providence Grays n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1881 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1887 New York Metropolitans n/a Undetermined n/a 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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