Chief Wilson Stats

Chief Wilson was born on Tuesday, August 21, 1883, in Austin, Texas. Wilson was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1908, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. 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 Chief Wilson baseball stats page.

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Chief Wilson


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Birth Name:
John Owen Wilson
Nickname:
Chief
Born On:
08-21-1883  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Austin, Texas
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-22-1954 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Bertram, Texas
Cemetery:
Austin Memorial Park, Austin, Texas
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
04-15-1908 (Age 24)
Last Game:
10-01-1916
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Chief Wilson Pitching Stats

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Chief Wilson Hitting Stats

1908 25 Pirates 144 529 47 120 8 7 3 0 43 22 - 66 19 0 2 - .227 .260 .285
1909 26 Pirates 154 569 64 155 22 12 4 0 59 19 - 66 20 0 6 - .272 .303 .374
1910 27 Pirates 146 536 59 148 14 13 4 1 50 21 - 68 15 0 7 - .276 .312 .373
1911 28 Pirates 148 544 72 163 34 12 12 0 107 41 - 55 14 0 4 - .300 .353 .472
1912 29 Pirates 152 583 80 175 19 36 11 1 95 35 - 67 23 0 2 - .300 .342 .513
1913 30 Pirates 155 580 71 154 12 14 10 0 73 32 - 62 12 0 3 - .266 .307 .386
1914 31 Cardinals 154 580 64 150 27 12 9 0 73 32 - 66 10 0 4 - .259 .302 .393
1915 32 Cardinals 107 348 33 96 13 6 3 0 39 19 - 43 17 0 4 - .276 .321 .374
1916 33 Cardinals 120 355 30 85 8 2 3 0 32 20 - 46 9 0 5 - .239 .289 .299
9 Years 1,280 4,624 520 1,246 157 114 59 2 571 241 - 539 139 0 37 - .269 .311 .391

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Chief Wilson Fielding Stats

1908 Pirates CF 34 34 916 62 1.8 59 56 3 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .952 1.74
1908 Pirates RF 109 109 2,967 227 2.1 217 200 17 10 4 n/a n/a n/a .956 1.97
1909 Pirates RF 154 154 4,178 325 2.1 311 292 19 14 7 n/a n/a n/a .957 2.01
1910 Pirates CF 9 8 210 26 2.9 26 23 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.34
1910 Pirates RF 137 137 3,619 260 1.9 252 232 20 8 5 n/a n/a n/a .969 1.88
1911 Pirates CF 2 1 31 4 2.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.48
1911 Pirates RF 145 145 3,814 296 2.0 289 269 20 7 10 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.05
1912 Pirates CF 87 87 2,261 224 2.6 215 203 12 9 4 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.57
1912 Pirates RF 69 65 1,768 134 1.9 129 121 8 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .963 1.97
1913 Pirates CF 3 2 54 8 2.7 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.00
1913 Pirates RF 153 153 3,961 317 2.1 307 293 14 10 3 n/a n/a n/a .968 2.09
1914 Cardinals CF 10 7 198 27 2.7 26 25 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .963 3.55
1914 Cardinals LF 1 1 27 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.00
1914 Cardinals RF 146 146 3,837 325 2.2 320 286 34 5 12 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.25
1915 Cardinals CF 71 65 1,548 169 2.4 166 157 9 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.90
1915 Cardinals LF 2 1 27 9 4.5 9 3 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1915 Cardinals RF 33 31 729 80 2.4 79 74 5 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.93
1916 Cardinals CF 60 46 897 110 1.8 106 99 7 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .964 3.19
1916 Cardinals RF 59 56 1,179 91 1.5 86 82 4 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .945 1.97
RF Totals 1,005 996 26,052 2,055 2.0 1,990 1,849 141 65 45 n/a n/a n/a .968 2.06
CF Totals 276 250 6,115 630 2.3 610 575 35 20 8 n/a n/a n/a .968 2.69
LF Totals 3 2 54 10 3.3 10 4 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.00
9 Years 1,284 1,248 32,221 2,695 2.1 2,610 2,428 182 85 53 n/a n/a n/a .968 2.19

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Chief Wilson Miscellaneous Stats

1908 Pirates 12 - - 0 0 n/a 176.3 8.0 12.3 - - -
1909 Pirates 17 - - 0 0 n/a 142.3 8.6 9.6 - - -
1910 Pirates 8 - - 0 0 n/a 134.0 7.9 10.7 - - -
1911 Pirates 10 - - 0 0 n/a 45.3 9.9 5.1 - - -
1912 Pirates 16 - - 0 0 n/a 53.0 8.7 6.1 - - -
1913 Pirates 9 10 .474 0 0 n/a 58.0 9.4 7.9 - - -
1914 Cardinals 14 - - 0 0 n/a 64.4 8.8 7.9 - - -
1915 Cardinals 8 15 .348 0 0 n/a 116.0 8.1 8.9 - - -
1916 Cardinals 4 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 118.3 7.7 11.1 - - -
9 Years 98 25 .797 0 0 n/a 78.4 8.6 8.1 - - -

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Chief Wilson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1908 Pittsburgh Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a -
1909 Pittsburgh Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1910 Pittsburgh Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a -
1911 Pittsburgh Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 Pittsburgh Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a -
1913 Pittsburgh Pirates n/a Undetermined n/a -
1914 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
1916 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
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John Owen Wilson was a Major League Baseball player for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1908-1913) and St. Louis Cardinals (1914-1916). Nicknamed Chief, not for being an American Indian , but because Fred Clarke said he looked like a Chief of the Texas Rangers , he is best remembered for hitting a Major League record thirty six triples in 1912 !

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Last-Modified: April 11, 2020 5:35 AM EST

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