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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
90
60
27
3
.690
6.5
4.5
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
6
47
34
13
0
.723
5.1
3.2
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
7
94
64
27
3
.703
5.8
4.2
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
8
77
51
24
2
.680
5.6
3.9
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
9
62
42
20
0
.677
5.6
4.8
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
10
48
31
15
2
.674
5.6
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
11
90
58
30
2
.659
5.5
3.9
Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
12
79
47
29
3
.618
5.1
4.2
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
13
76
42
34
0
.553
4.9
3.9
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
14
120
63
54
3
.538
4.8
4.1
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL), Crampton Bowl (Montgomery, AL)
15
1
1
0
0
1.000
1.0
0.0
No Home Ballpark
16
5
4
0
1
1.000
4.2
1.2
Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, NY)
17
2
2
0
0
1.000
5.5
3.0
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
18
64
40
23
1
.635
6.3
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
19
64
40
24
0
.625
5.7
4.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
20
68
41
25
2
.621
5.3
4.1
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Brooklyn, NY)
21
83
48
33
2
.593
5.7
4.6
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
22
62
35
25
2
.583
5.6
4.2
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
23
48
28
20
0
.583
3.8
3.5
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
24
67
38
28
1
.576
6.1
4.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
25
85
48
36
1
.571
4.1
4.1
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
26
89
50
38
1
.568
4.7
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
27
67
38
29
0
.567
4.8
4.3
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
28
60
34
26
0
.567
4.7
4.1
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
29
33
18
15
0
.545
5.5
5.2
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
30
56
30
25
1
.545
5.6
5.5
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
31
82
43
36
3
.544
4.9
4.5
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
32
86
45
38
3
.542
6.2
5.0
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
33
49
26
22
1
.542
6.1
5.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
34
67
34
30
3
.531
5.3
4.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
35
86
45
40
1
.529
4.5
4.9
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), League Park II (Cleveland, OH) (Meadville, PA)
36
77
39
35
3
.527
4.5
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
37
46
23
21
2
.523
4.6
3.8
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
38
72
36
33
3
.522
5.3
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
39
52
27
25
0
.519
5.5
4.7
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
40
68
35
33
0
.515
4.5
4.4
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
41
73
36
34
3
.514
5.4
5.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
42
80
41
39
0
.513
5.1
4.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
43
82
42
40
0
.512
4.7
5.2
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Red Bird Stadium (Columbus, OH) (Dayton, OH)
44
49
24
23
2
.511
5.0
5.0
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
45
55
28
27
0
.509
4.7
4.0
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
46
61
31
30
0
.508
5.1
4.4
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
47
78
38
37
3
.507
4.4
4.4
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
48
46
22
22
2
.500
5.2
5.5
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO), Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
49
74
35
37
2
.486
4.6
4.9
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
50
74
34
36
4
.486
5.1
4.9
44th & Parkside (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
51
62
30
32
0
.484
4.1
4.2
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
52
67
32
35
0
.478
5.0
5.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
53
68
32
35
1
.478
5.3
5.6
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
54
86
41
45
0
.477
4.3
4.8
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
55
79
36
40
3
.474
4.6
5.3
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
56
78
36
40
2
.474
4.7
5.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
57
64
29
33
2
.468
5.4
5.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
58
58
26
32
0
.448
5.8
5.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
59
22
9
12
1
.429
4.7
4.6
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA)
60
87
37
50
0
.425
4.0
4.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
61
58
24
33
1
.421
6.2
6.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
62
91
37
51
3
.420
3.9
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
63
43
17
24
2
.415
5.4
5.4
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
64
51
21
30
0
.412
3.6
5.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
65
83
33
48
2
.407
4.4
5.3
Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN), Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
66
86
35
51
0
.407
3.9
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
67
109
42
62
5
.404
4.1
5.6
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
68
57
22
33
2
.400
4.4
5.5
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
69
51
20
31
0
.392
4.2
5.3
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
70
69
25
41
3
.379
5.0
6.2
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD), Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
71
33
12
20
1
.375
3.3
4.9
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
72
37
13
22
2
.371
3.9
5.5
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
73
44
16
28
0
.364
4.5
5.5
No Home Ballpark
74
66
24
42
0
.364
3.9
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
75
89
31
56
2
.356
4.5
5.6
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
76
47
16
30
1
.348
4.3
5.6
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Dexter Park (Queens, NY)
77
39
13
25
1
.342
4.4
5.1
No Home Ballpark
78
69
23
45
1
.338
3.4
5.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
79
3
1
2
0
.333
3.0
6.0
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
80
44
14
28
2
.333
3.5
6.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
81
36
12
24
0
.333
3.7
5.6
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
82
74
24
49
1
.329
3.1
4.6
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
83
26
8
17
1
.320
4.6
7.3
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
84
44
13
30
1
.302
3.3
5.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
85
12
3
8
1
.273
3.5
7.9
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
86
67
18
49
0
.269
3.1
6.8
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY) (Queens, NY)
87
69
17
52
0
.246
3.6
5.5
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
88
29
7
22
0
.241
3.4
5.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
89
25
6
19
0
.240
3.2
5.2
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
90
48
10
38
0
.208
3.3
7.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
91
43
7
36
0
.163
3.4
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
92
40
6
32
2
.158
3.7
9.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
93
4
0
4
0
.000
2.5
9.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
94
2
0
2
0
.000
3.0
5.5
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
95
5
0
4
1
.000
1.2
4.2
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)

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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

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