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Glossary

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Pitching Statistics

Counting Stats

W = Wins
L = Losses
G = Games
GS = Games Started
GF = Games Finished
CG = Complete Games
SHO = Shutouts
Saves = Saves
IP = Innings Pitched
R = Runs Allowed
ER = Earned Runs Allowed
H = Hits Allowed
HR = Home Runs Allowed
BB = Walks Allowed
K = Strikeouts
WP = Wild Pitches
BK = Balks
HBP = Hit Batters with Pithes
BF = Batters Faced

Rate Stats

W% = Winning Percentage (W / (W + L))
ERA = Earned Run Average (ER * 9 / IP)
ERA+ = Adjusted ERA (lgERA / ERA * 100)
WHIP = Walks & Hits per Inning ((BB + H) / IP)
K% = Strikeout Percentage (K / BF)
BB% = Walk Percentage (BB / BF)
K/BB = Strikeouts per Walk (K / BF)
HR% = Home Run Percentage (HR / BF)


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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James