Billy Sunday Stats

Billy Sunday was born on Wednesday, November 19, 1862, in Ames, Iowa. Sunday was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 22, 1883, with the Chicago White 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 Billy Sunday baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
William Ashley Sunday
Nickname:
The Evangelist
Born On:
11-19-1862  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Ames, Iowa
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-06-1935 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Chicago, Illinois
Cemetery:
Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Illinois
High School:
Nevada High School (Nevada, IA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
160
First Game:
05-22-1883 (Age 20)
Last Game:
10-04-1890
Draft:
Not Applicable
Billy Sunday

Billy Sunday 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
28
1
0
0
0
0
.000
Infinity
0
0
0
0.0
2
2
2
2
0
0
-
0
0
0
0
-
G
GS
GF
W
L
PCT
ERA
CG
SHO
SV
IP
BFP
H
ER
R
HR
BB
IBB
SO
WP
HB
BK
HLD
1 Year
1
0
0
0
0
.000
Infinity
0
0
0
0.0
2
2
2
2
0
0
-
0
0
0
0
-
Billy Sunday

Billy Sunday Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1883 21 White Stockings 14 54 6 13 4 0 0 0 5 1 - 18 - - 0 - .241 .255 .315
1884 22 White Stockings 43 176 25 39 4 1 4 0 28 4 - 36 - - 0 - .222 .239 .324
1885 23 White Stockings 46 172 36 44 3 3 2 0 20 12 - 33 - - 0 - .256 .304 .343
1886 24 White Stockings 28 103 16 25 2 2 0 0 6 7 - 26 - - 0 - .243 .291 .301
1887 25 White Stockings 50 178 41 37 6 6 3 0 32 21 - 20 - - 1 - .208 .295 .242
1888 26 Alleghenys 120 505 69 119 14 3 0 0 15 12 - 36 - - 2 - .236 .256 .275
1889 27 Alleghenys 81 321 62 77 10 6 2 0 25 27 - 33 - - 4 - .240 .307 .327
1890 28 Alleghenys 86 358 58 92 9 2 1 0 33 32 - 20 - - 5 - .257 .327 .302
1890 28 Phillies 31 119 26 31 3 1 0 0 6 18 - 7 - - 2 - .261 .367 .303
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
8 Years 499 1,986 339 477 55 24 12 0 170 134 - 229 - - 14 - .240 .293 .310
Billy Sunday

Billy Sunday Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1883 White Stockings OF 14 - - 17 1.2 11 10 1 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .647 0.00
1884 White Stockings OF 43 - - 80 1.9 53 45 8 27 1 n/a n/a n/a .663 0.00
1885 White Stockings OF 46 - - 63 1.4 52 46 6 11 2 n/a n/a n/a .825 0.00
1886 White Stockings OF 28 - - 58 2.1 53 50 3 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .914 0.00
1887 White Stockings OF 50 - - 107 2.1 82 78 4 25 2 n/a n/a n/a .766 0.00
1888 Alleghenys OF 120 - - 345 2.9 324 297 27 21 5 n/a n/a n/a .939 0.00
1889 Alleghenys OF 81 - - 184 2.3 174 157 17 10 2 n/a n/a n/a .946 0.00
1890 Alleghenys OF 86 - - 231 2.7 204 181 23 27 9 n/a n/a n/a .883 0.00
1890 Alleghenys P 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1890 Phillies OF 31 - - 80 2.6 76 69 7 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .950 0.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
OF Totals 499 0 0 1,165 2.3 1,029 933 96 136 23 n/a n/a n/a .883 0.00
P Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
8 Years 500 0 0 1,165 2.3 1,029 933 96 136 23 n/a n/a n/a .883 0.00
Billy Sunday

Billy Sunday Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1883 White Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 10.8 - - -
1884 White Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 44.0 4.9 6.3 - - -
1885 White Stockings - - - 0 0 n/a 86.0 5.2 8.6 - - -
1886 White Stockings 10 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 17.2 - - -
1887 White Stockings 34 - - 0 0 n/a 59.3 8.9 5.6 - - -
1888 Alleghenys 71 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 14.0 33.7 - - -
1889 Alleghenys 47 - - 0 0 n/a 160.5 9.7 12.8 - - -
1890 Alleghenys 56 - - 0 0 n/a 358.0 17.9 10.8 0.00 0.00 0.00
1890 Phillies 28 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 17.0 19.8 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
8 Years 246 - - 0 0 n/a 165.5 8.7 11.7 0.00 0.00 0.00
Billy Sunday

Billy Sunday Miscellaneous Items of Interest

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 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1889 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1890 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1890 Philadelphia Phillies n/a Undetermined n/a n/a


Did you know that Billy Sunday is one of the few Major League pitchers in history who had an infinite earned run average (ERA) season? Presented below is every pitcher (and some positional players who pitched) that had an infinite ERA season. Bold names have an infinite career ERA.

The Infinite ERA Club

Name Year

Team

Lg
Nick Altrock 1919 WAS AL
Wilson Alvarez 1989 TEX AL
Bob Apodaca 1973 NYM NL
Kirtley Baker 1894 BAL NL
Lou Bauer 1918 PHI AL
Ed Blake 1953 CIN NL
Rex Brothers 2018 ATL NL
Joe Brown 1927 CHI AL
Fred Bruckbauer 1961 MIN AL
Bobby Burke 1937 PHI NL
Bill Childers 1895 LOU NL
Mort Cooper 1949 CHI NL
Ed Coughlin 1884 BUF NL
Vic Davalillo 1969 STL NL
Paul Dean 1937 STL NL
Pedro Dibut 1925 CIN NL
Frank Dupee 1901 CHI AL
Joe Engel 1919 CLE AL
Ed Farmer 1977 BAL AL
Bill Ford 1936 BOS NL
Nick Greenwood 2015 STL NL
Clark Griffith 1912 WAS AL
Doc Hamann 1922 CLE AL
Brian Harvey 1995 FLO NL
Nate Jones 2014 CHI AL
Bob Kammeyer 1979 NYY AL
Al Kellett 1924 BOS AL
Matt Koch 2017 ARI NL
Will Koenigsmark 1919 STL NL
Dave Koslo 1955 MIL NL
Rick Kreuger 1977 BOS AL
Steve Luebber 1979 TOR AL
Daniel McCutchen 2012 PIT NL
Bob McGraw 1918 NYY AL
Cal McLish 1946 BKL NL
Doc Medich 1972 NYY AL
Al Milnar 1946 PHI NL
Bill Moore 1925 DET AL
Julio Navarro 1966 DET AL
Bob Owchinko 1983 PIT NL
Phil Paine 1956 MIL NL
Mike Palagyi 1939 WAS AL
Jay Parker 1899 PIT NL
Brad Pennington 1998 TBR AL
Dave Pierson 1876 CIN NL
Jim Ray 1966 HOU NL
Erik Sabel 2002 DET AL
Jim Schelle 1939 PHI AL
Paul Stuffel 1953 PHI NL
Billy Sunday 1890 PIT NL
Gordie Sundin 1956 BAL AL
Dennis Tankersley 2003 SDP NL
Bob Uhl 1940 DET AL
Lino Urdaneta 2004 DET AL
Marty Walker 1928 PHI NL
Zack Weiss 2018 CIN NL
John Wood 1896 STL NL

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Last-Modified: June 25, 2019 1:06 PM EST

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