Howie Shanks Stats

Howie Shanks was born on Monday, July 21, 1890, in Chicago, Illinois. Shanks was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 9, 1912, with the Washington Senators. 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 Howie Shanks baseball stats page.

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Howie Shanks


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Birth Name:
Howard Samuel Shanks
Nickname:
Hawk
Born On:
07-21-1890  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Chicago, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-30-1941 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Monaca, Pennsylvania
Cemetery:
Old Monaca Cemetery, Monaca, Pennsylvania
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
170
First Game:
05-09-1912 (Age 21)
Last Game:
10-03-1925
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Howie Shanks Pitching Stats

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Howie Shanks Hitting Stats

1912 22 Senators 116 399 52 92 14 7 1 0 48 40 - - 19 - 3 - .231 .305 .308
1913 23 Senators 109 390 38 99 11 5 1 0 37 15 - 40 8 - 3 - .254 .287 .315
1914 24 Senators 143 500 44 112 22 10 4 0 64 29 - 51 30 - 2 - .224 .269 .332
1915 25 Senators 141 492 52 123 19 8 0 0 47 30 - 42 21 - 3 - .250 .297 .321
1916 26 Senators 140 471 51 119 15 7 1 0 48 41 - 34 25 - 3 - .253 .317 .321
1917 27 Senators 126 430 45 87 15 5 0 0 28 33 - 37 27 - 6 - .202 .269 .260
1918 28 Senators 120 436 42 112 19 4 1 0 56 31 - 21 17 - 4 - .257 .312 .326
1919 29 Senators 135 491 33 122 8 7 1 0 54 25 - 48 32 - 3 - .248 .289 .299
1920 30 Senators 128 444 56 119 16 7 4 0 37 29 - 43 14 - 2 - .268 .316 .363
1921 31 Senators 154 562 81 170 24 18 7 1 69 57 - 38 24 - 3 - .302 .370 .447
1922 32 Senators 84 272 35 77 10 9 1 0 32 25 - 25 13 - 4 - .283 .352 .397
1923 33 Red Sox 131 464 38 118 19 5 3 0 57 19 - 37 15 - 1 - .254 .285 .336
1924 34 Red Sox 72 193 22 50 16 3 0 0 25 21 - 12 9 - 0 - .259 .332 .373
1925 35 Yankees 66 155 15 40 3 1 1 0 18 20 - 15 9 - 0 - .258 .343 .310
14 Years 1,665 5,699 604 1,440 211 96 25 1 620 415 - 443 263 - 37 - .253 .308 .337

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Howie Shanks Fielding Stats

1913 Senators LF 109 - - 225 2.1 220 207 13 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .978 0.00
1915 Senators 2B 10 10 270 40 4.0 39 18 21 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .975 3.90
1915 Senators 3B 49 49 1,302 165 3.4 151 57 94 14 10 n/a n/a n/a .915 3.13
1915 Senators CF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1915 Senators LF 77 67 1,686 164 2.1 161 148 13 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.58
1915 Senators RF 2 1 27 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.00
1916 Senators 1B 7 7 156 60 8.6 56 54 2 4 4 n/a n/a n/a .933 9.69
1916 Senators 3B 31 32 873 98 3.2 94 45 49 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .959 2.91
1916 Senators CF 3 2 57 25 8.3 25 24 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.84
1916 Senators LF 71 64 1,668 2,180 30.7 2,177 2,165 12 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .999 35.24
1916 Senators RF 12 10 234 112 9.3 112 111 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.92
1916 Senators SS 8 9 237 39 4.9 33 11 22 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .846 3.76
1917 Senators 1B 2 2 54 19 9.5 18 18 0 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .947 9.00
1917 Senators CF 5 3 87 121 24.2 120 118 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .992 37.24
1917 Senators LF 21 17 489 155 7.4 154 149 5 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .994 8.50
1917 Senators SS 90 91 2,316 495 5.5 460 205 255 35 44 n/a n/a n/a .929 5.36
1918 Senators 2B 48 45 1,278 280 5.8 266 130 136 14 20 n/a n/a n/a .950 5.62
1918 Senators 3B 3 3 84 17 5.7 16 5 11 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .941 5.14
1918 Senators CF 3 3 54 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.50
1918 Senators LF 53 50 1,389 1,144 21.6 1,138 1,131 7 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .995 22.12
1918 Senators RF 11 10 264 21 1.9 20 16 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.05
1919 Senators 2B 34 33 831 184 5.4 170 72 98 14 8 n/a n/a n/a .924 5.52
1919 Senators LF 6 6 180 21 3.5 20 19 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .952 3.00
1919 Senators SS 94 95 2,523 540 5.7 498 238 260 42 25 n/a n/a n/a .922 5.33
1920 Senators 1B 14 11 258 121 8.6 118 112 6 3 6 n/a n/a n/a .975 12.35
1920 Senators 2B 5 4 102 18 3.6 16 5 11 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .889 4.24
1920 Senators 3B 63 63 1,608 245 3.9 233 102 131 12 4 n/a n/a n/a .951 3.91
1920 Senators CF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1920 Senators LF 35 28 735 77 2.2 77 76 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.83
1920 Senators RF 6 4 75 16 2.7 16 15 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.76
1920 Senators SS 1 - - 5 5.0 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1921 Senators 2B 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1921 Senators 3B 154 154 456 571 3.7 548 218 330 23 35 n/a n/a n/a .960 32.45
1922 Senators 3B 54 49 1,224 188 3.5 173 61 112 15 14 n/a n/a n/a .920 3.82
1922 Senators LF 21 20 531 60 2.9 59 57 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .983 3.00
1922 Senators RF 7 6 153 17 2.4 16 15 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .941 2.82
1923 Red Sox 2B 38 34 780 181 4.8 174 92 82 7 18 n/a n/a n/a .961 6.02
1923 Red Sox 3B 83 83 2,139 279 3.4 262 89 173 17 16 n/a n/a n/a .939 3.31
1923 Red Sox CF 2 1 - 3 1.5 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1923 Red Sox LF 4 3 81 9 2.3 9 9 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1923 Red Sox SS 1 1 24 6 6.0 5 1 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 5.63
1924 Red Sox 1B 2 2 54 17 8.5 17 16 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.50
1924 Red Sox 2B 2 1 27 6 3.0 5 4 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 5.00
1924 Red Sox 3B 22 18 423 99 4.5 95 37 58 4 9 n/a n/a n/a .960 6.06
1924 Red Sox RF 4 3 78 3 0.8 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.04
1924 Red Sox SS 41 23 474 141 3.4 137 62 75 4 15 n/a n/a n/a .972 7.80
1925 Yankees 2B 21 15 360 92 4.4 90 32 58 2 11 n/a n/a n/a .978 6.75
1925 Yankees 3B 26 21 549 65 2.5 61 32 29 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .938 3.00
1925 Yankees LF 3 2 54 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1925 Yankees RF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
3B Totals 485 472 8,658 1,727 3.6 1,633 646 987 94 94 n/a n/a n/a .946 5.09
LF Totals 400 257 6,813 4,039 10.1 4,019 3,965 54 20 15 n/a n/a n/a .995 15.93
SS Totals 235 219 5,574 1,226 5.2 1,138 518 620 88 88 n/a n/a n/a .928 5.51
2B Totals 159 142 3,648 801 5.0 760 353 407 41 63 n/a n/a n/a .949 5.63
RF Totals 43 34 831 170 4.0 168 161 7 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .988 5.46
1B Totals 25 22 522 217 8.7 209 200 9 8 13 n/a n/a n/a .963 10.81
CF Totals 15 9 198 154 10.3 153 149 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .994 20.86
12 Years 1,362 1,155 26,244 8,334 6.1 8,080 5,992 2,088 254 275 n/a n/a n/a .970 8.31

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Howie Shanks Miscellaneous Stats

1912 Senators 21 17 .553 0 0 n/a 399.0 0.0 8.3 - - -
1913 Senators 24 - - 0 0 n/a 390.0 9.8 10.5 - - -
1914 Senators 18 16 .529 0 0 n/a 125.0 9.8 7.8 - - -
1915 Senators 12 14 .462 0 0 n/a 0.0 11.7 10.5 - - -
1916 Senators 23 12 .657 0 0 n/a 471.0 13.9 9.8 - - -
1917 Senators 15 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 11.6 15.4 - - -
1918 Senators 23 - - 0 0 n/a 436.0 20.8 7.8 - - -
1919 Senators 13 - - 1 0 n/a 491.0 10.2 9.1 - - -
1920 Senators 11 6 .647 7 2 n/a 111.0 10.3 12.0 - - -
1921 Senators 11 10 .524 0 0 n/a 80.3 14.8 8.1 - - -
1922 Senators 6 0 1.000 3 0 n/a 272.0 10.9 8.5 - - -
1923 Red Sox 6 6 .500 5 0 n/a 154.7 12.5 8.1 - - -
1924 Red Sox 1 0 1.000 6 0 n/a 0.0 16.1 7.7 - - -
1925 Yankees 1 0 1.000 15 0 n/a 155.0 10.3 8.6 - - -
14 Years 185 81 .695 37 2 n/a 228.0 12.9 9.2 - - -

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Howie Shanks Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1912 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1913 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1914 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1916 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1917 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1918 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1919 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1920 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1921 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1922 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1923 Boston Red Sox n/a $6,500.00 n/a -
1924 Boston Red Sox n/a $6,500.00 n/a -
1925 New York Yankees n/a Undetermined n/a -
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