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# Year Team Managers Ballpark
1
110
82
26
2
.759
7.4
4.1
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
2
78
56
20
2
.737
5.2
3.3
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
3
56
39
17
0
.696
5.8
3.5
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
4
90
67
30
3
.691
7.3
5.1
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
5
46
33
13
0
.717
5.2
3.3
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
6
93
63
27
3
.700
5.8
4.3
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
7
76
51
23
2
.689
5.6
3.9
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
8
62
42
20
0
.677
5.6
4.8
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
9
48
31
15
2
.674
5.6
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
10
79
47
29
3
.618
5.1
4.2
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
11
76
42
34
0
.553
4.9
3.9
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
12
108
57
48
3
.543
4.4
3.9
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL), Crampton Bowl (Montgomery, AL)
13
2
2
0
0
1.000
5.5
3.0
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
14
1
1
0
0
1.000
1.0
0.0
No Home Ballpark
15
5
4
0
1
1.000
4.2
1.2
Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, NY)
16
64
40
23
1
.635
6.3
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
17
64
40
24
0
.625
5.7
4.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
18
68
41
25
2
.621
5.3
4.1
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Brooklyn, NY)
19
48
28
20
0
.583
3.8
3.5
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
20
81
46
33
2
.582
5.7
4.6
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
21
57
32
23
2
.582
5.6
4.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
22
67
38
28
1
.576
6.1
4.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
23
85
48
36
1
.571
4.1
4.1
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
24
67
38
29
0
.567
4.8
4.3
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
25
86
48
37
1
.565
4.7
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
26
33
18
15
0
.545
5.5
5.2
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
27
49
26
22
1
.542
6.1
5.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
28
55
29
25
1
.537
5.7
5.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
29
67
34
30
3
.531
5.3
4.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
30
86
45
40
1
.529
4.5
4.9
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), League Park II (Cleveland, OH) (Meadville, PA)
31
77
39
35
3
.527
4.5
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
32
46
23
21
2
.523
4.6
3.8
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
33
72
36
33
3
.522
5.3
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
34
52
27
25
0
.519
5.5
4.7
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
35
68
35
33
0
.515
4.5
4.4
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
36
73
36
34
3
.514
5.4
5.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
37
80
41
39
0
.513
5.1
4.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
38
49
24
23
2
.511
5.0
5.0
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
39
55
28
27
0
.509
4.7
4.0
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
40
61
31
30
0
.508
5.1
4.4
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
41
78
38
37
3
.507
4.4
4.4
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
42
46
22
22
2
.500
5.2
5.5
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO), Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
43
75
37
38
0
.493
4.3
4.7
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Red Bird Stadium (Columbus, OH) (Dayton, OH)
44
62
30
32
0
.484
4.1
4.2
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
45
68
32
35
1
.478
5.3
5.6
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
46
67
32
35
0
.478
5.0
5.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
47
86
41
45
0
.477
4.3
4.8
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
48
64
29
33
2
.468
5.4
5.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
49
58
26
32
0
.448
5.8
5.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
50
22
9
12
1
.429
4.7
4.6
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA)
51
87
37
50
0
.425
4.0
4.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
52
86
35
48
3
.422
3.8
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
53
58
24
33
1
.421
6.2
6.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
54
103
41
57
5
.418
4.0
5.3
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
55
43
17
24
2
.415
5.4
5.4
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
56
51
21
30
0
.412
3.6
5.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
57
86
35
51
0
.407
3.9
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
58
57
22
33
2
.400
4.4
5.5
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
59
51
20
31
0
.392
4.2
5.3
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
60
68
25
40
3
.385
5.0
6.2
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD), Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
61
36
13
21
2
.382
4.0
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
62
33
12
20
1
.375
3.3
4.9
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
63
66
24
42
0
.364
3.9
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
64
44
16
28
0
.364
4.5
5.5
No Home Ballpark
65
47
16
30
1
.348
4.3
5.6
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Dexter Park (Queens, NY)
66
39
13
25
1
.342
4.4
5.1
No Home Ballpark
67
43
14
27
2
.341
3.6
6.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
68
69
23
45
1
.338
3.4
5.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
69
36
12
24
0
.333
3.7
5.6
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
70
25
8
16
1
.333
4.7
7.3
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
71
3
1
2
0
.333
3.0
6.0
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
72
74
24
49
1
.329
3.1
4.6
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
73
44
13
30
1
.302
3.3
5.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
74
12
3
8
1
.273
3.5
7.9
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
75
69
17
52
0
.246
3.6
5.5
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
76
29
7
22
0
.241
3.4
5.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
77
25
6
19
0
.240
3.2
5.2
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
78
48
10
38
0
.208
3.3
7.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
79
43
7
36
0
.163
3.4
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
80
40
6
32
2
.158
3.7
9.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
81
2
0
2
0
.000
3.0
5.5
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
82
5
0
4
1
.000
1.2
4.2
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
83
4
0
4
0
.000
2.5
9.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)

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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