Rudy Sommers Stats

Rudy Sommers was born on Sunday, October 30, 1887, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sommers was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 8, 1912, with the Chicago Cubs. 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 Rudy Sommers baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Rudolph Sommers
Nickname:
Rudy
Born On:
10-30-1887  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-18-1949 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Louisville, Kentucky
Cemetery:
Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky
High School:
None Attended (Dropped Out At Age 14)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
165
First Game:
09-08-1912 (Age 24)
Last Game:
07-10-1927
Draft:
Not Applicable

Rudy Sommers

Rudy Sommers Pitching Stats

1912 25 Cubs 1 0 0 0 1 .000 3.00 0 0 0 3.0 15 4 1 3 0 2 - 2 0 0 0 -
1914 27 Tip-Tops 23 8 8 2 7 .222 4.06 2 0 2 82.0 349 88 37 54 2 34 - 40 2 3 0 -
1926 39 Red Sox 2 0 1 0 0 .000 13.50 0 0 0 2.0 12 3 3 3 0 3 - 0 0 0 0 -
1927 40 Red Sox 7 0 5 0 0 .000 8.36 0 0 0 14.0 69 18 13 15 2 14 - 2 1 0 0 -
4 Years 33 8 14 2 8 .200 4.81 2 0 2 101.0 445 113 54 75 4 53 - 44 3 3 0 -

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Rudy Sommers Hitting Stats

1912 25 Cubs 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 0 0 - 0 - .000 .500 .000
1914 27 Tip-Tops 23 24 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 3 - 0 0 - 1 - .250 .357 .375
1926 39 Red Sox 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1927 40 Red Sox 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 - .500 .500 .500
4 Years 33 27 1 7 1 1 0 0 1 4 - 1 0 - 1 0 .259 .375 .370

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Rudy Sommers Fielding Stats

1912 Cubs P 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1914 Tip-Tops P 23 8 246 27 1.2 24 2 22 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 2.63
1926 Red Sox P 2 0 6 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1927 Red Sox P 7 0 42 7 1.0 7 0 7 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
P Totals 33 8 303 35 1.1 32 2 30 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .914 2.85
4 Years 33 8 303 35 1.1 32 2 30 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .914 2.85

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Rudy Sommers Miscellaneous Stats

1912 Cubs 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.00 6.00 6.00
1914 Tip-Tops 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.18 4.39 3.73
1926 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 13.50
1927 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.14 1.29 9.00
4 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 27.0 27.0 0.83 3.92 4.72

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Rudy Sommers Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1912 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a -
1914 Brooklyn Tip-Tops n/a Undetermined n/a -
1926 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1927 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
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Did you know that Rudy Sommers is 1 of only 14 former Major League players who had absence from the major leagues of 11 or more years with hits on each side of that absence?

Longest Hiatus Between Major League Hits

Absence Name

Years

21 Years Charley O'Leary 1913 / 1934
15 Years Joe Cicero 1930 / 1945
13 Years Jack McFetridge 1890 / 1903
13 Years Rudy Sommers 1914 / 1927
13 Years Ralph Winegarner 1936 / 1949
12 Years Harry Smith 1877 / 1889
12 Years Roy Schalk 1932 / 1944
12 Years Bobby Schang 1915 / 1927
12 Years Jim Baumer 1949 / 1961
12 Years Minnie Minoso 1964 / 1976
11 Years John O'Connell 1891 / 1902
11 Years Jim O'Rourke 1893 / 1904
11 Years Clyde Sukeforth 1934 / 1945

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