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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
91
62
26
3
.705
6.2
4.6
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
4
56
39
17
0
.696
5.8
3.5
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
5
90
67
30
3
.691
7.3
5.1
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
6
90
60
27
3
.690
6.5
4.5
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
7
76
50
24
2
.676
6.1
4.1
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
8
47
34
13
0
.723
5.1
3.2
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
9
94
64
27
3
.703
5.8
4.2
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
10
77
51
24
2
.680
5.6
3.9
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
11
62
42
20
0
.677
5.6
4.8
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
12
48
31
15
2
.674
5.6
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
13
91
61
30
0
.670
5.9
4.2
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
14
90
58
30
2
.659
5.5
3.9
Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
15
102
67
35
0
.657
6.4
5.3
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
16
91
56
33
2
.629
5.7
4.7
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
17
79
47
29
3
.618
5.1
4.2
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
18
76
45
29
2
.608
5.7
4.3
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
19
76
42
34
0
.553
4.9
3.9
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
20
124
66
55
3
.545
4.6
4.1
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
21
88
48
40
0
.545
6.0
5.4
Estadio Revolución (Torreón, CO, Mexico)
22
1
1
0
0
1.000
1.0
0.0
No Home Ballpark
23
5
4
0
1
1.000
4.2
1.2
Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, NY)
24
1
1
0
0
1.000
7.0
4.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
25
1
1
0
0
1.000
2.0
1.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
26
1
1
0
0
1.000
11.0
0.0
No Home Ballpark
27
1
1
0
0
1.000
9.0
6.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
28
2
2
0
0
1.000
6.5
2.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
29
2
2
0
0
1.000
5.5
3.0
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
30
2
2
0
0
1.000
7.0
2.0
No Home Ballpark
31
1
1
0
0
1.000
8.0
3.0
No Home Ballpark
32
13
9
4
0
.692
5.2
3.8
No Home Ballpark
33
89
56
31
2
.644
6.4
4.6
Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
34
64
40
23
1
.635
6.3
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
35
89
54
32
3
.628
5.3
4.0
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
36
64
40
24
0
.625
5.7
4.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
37
80
50
30
0
.625
7.1
5.8
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
38
68
41
25
2
.621
5.3
4.1
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Brooklyn, NY)
39
88
52
36
0
.591
6.0
4.9
Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
40
85
49
34
2
.590
5.5
4.5
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
41
48
28
20
0
.583
3.8
3.5
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
42
67
38
28
1
.576
6.1
4.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
43
63
35
26
2
.574
5.6
4.2
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
44
100
55
41
4
.573
5.1
4.4
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
45
85
48
36
1
.571
4.1
4.1
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
46
67
38
29
0
.567
4.8
4.3
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
47
60
34
26
0
.567
4.7
4.1
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
48
91
51
39
1
.567
4.7
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
49
83
47
36
0
.566
6.0
5.3
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
50
93
52
41
0
.559
5.5
5.8
Parque Cuauhtémoc (Monterrey, NL, Mexico)
51
96
53
42
1
.558
5.6
4.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
52
56
30
25
1
.545
5.6
5.5
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
53
33
18
15
0
.545
5.5
5.2
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
54
82
43
36
3
.544
4.9
4.5
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
55
95
50
42
3
.543
5.6
4.7
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
56
86
45
38
3
.542
6.2
5.0
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
57
49
26
22
1
.542
6.1
5.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
58
67
34
30
3
.531
5.3
4.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
59
86
45
40
1
.529
4.5
4.9
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), League Park II (Cleveland, OH) (Meadville, PA)
60
87
46
41
0
.529
5.9
5.7
Parque Cuauhtémoc (Monterrey, NL, Mexico)
61
87
46
41
0
.529
1.3
1.0
Parque Alijadores (Tampico, TM, Mexico)
62
77
39
35
3
.527
4.5
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
63
99
52
47
0
.525
5.8
5.4
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
64
84
44
40
0
.524
5.6
5.2
Parque Alijadores (Tampico, TM, Mexico)
65
86
45
41
0
.523
4.8
5.8
Estadio Revolución (Torreón, CO, Mexico)
66
46
23
21
2
.523
4.6
3.8
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
67
72
36
33
3
.522
5.3
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
68
52
27
25
0
.519
5.5
4.7
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
69
85
44
41
0
.518
4.6
4.9
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
70
101
52
49
0
.515
5.3
4.9
Parque Alijadores (Tampico, TM, Mexico)
71
68
35
33
0
.515
4.5
4.4
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
72
73
36
34
3
.514
5.4
5.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
73
78
39
37
2
.513
5.4
5.1
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
74
80
41
39
0
.513
5.1
4.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
75
49
24
23
2
.511
5.0
5.0
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
76
55
28
27
0
.509
4.7
4.0
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
77
61
31
30
0
.508
5.1
4.4
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
78
68
33
32
3
.508
4.3
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
79
78
38
37
3
.507
4.4
4.4
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
80
46
22
22
2
.500
5.2
5.5
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO), Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
81
2
1
1
0
.500
2.0
3.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
82
2
1
1
0
.500
3.5
3.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
83
2
1
1
0
.500
3.0
2.0
Yankee Stadium (New York, NY)
84
2
1
1
0
.500
3.0
3.5
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
85
57
32
33
2
.492
4.9
5.0
Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
86
74
35
37
2
.486
4.6
4.9
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
87
74
34
36
4
.486
5.1
4.9
44th & Parkside (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
88
62
30
32
0
.484
4.1
4.2
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
89
87
42
45
0
.483
4.9
5.4
Parque Puebla (Puebla, PU, Mexico)
90
71
33
36
2
.478
4.9
5.7
44th & Parkside (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
91
68
32
35
1
.478
5.3
5.6
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
92
67
32
35
0
.478
5.0
5.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
93
86
41
45
0
.477
4.3
4.8
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
94
78
36
40
2
.474
4.7
5.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
95
79
36
40
3
.474
4.6
5.3
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
96
64
29
33
2
.468
5.4
5.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
97
87
40
47
0
.460
6.3
6.0
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
98
85
39
46
0
.459
5.2
6.2
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
99
58
26
32
0
.448
5.8
5.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
100
101
45
56
0
.446
4.9
6.4
Estadio Revolución (Torreón, CO, Mexico)
101
101
44
57
0
.436
4.7
6.2
Parque Deportivo Veracruzano (Veracruz, VE, Mexico)
102
22
9
12
1
.429
4.7
4.6
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA)
103
87
37
50
0
.425
4.0
4.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
104
102
43
59
0
.422
6.2
5.1
Parque Cuauhtémoc (Monterrey, NL, Mexico)
105
58
24
33
1
.421
6.2
6.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
106
91
37
51
3
.420
3.9
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
107
56
23
32
1
.418
5.3
5.4
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
108
79
32
45
2
.416
5.2
6.8
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
109
43
17
24
2
.415
5.4
5.4
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
110
51
21
30
0
.412
3.6
5.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
111
83
33
48
2
.407
4.4
5.3
Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN), Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
112
86
35
51
0
.407
3.9
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
113
109
42
62
5
.404
4.1
5.6
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
114
57
22
33
2
.400
4.4
5.5
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
115
51
20
31
0
.392
4.2
5.3
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
116
78
30
48
0
.385
5.1
6.1
Parque del Béisbol La Junta (Nuevo Laredo, TM, Mexico)
117
33
12
20
1
.375
3.3
4.9
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
118
70
25
42
3
.373
5.1
6.3
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD), Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
119
37
13
22
2
.371
3.9
5.5
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
120
90
33
56
1
.371
4.8
5.8
Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN), Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
121
66
24
42
0
.364
3.9
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
122
79
28
49
2
.364
4.6
6.6
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
123
44
16
28
0
.364
4.5
5.5
No Home Ballpark
124
107
37
65
5
.363
4.5
5.9
Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
125
89
31
56
2
.356
4.5
5.6
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
126
75
26
48
1
.351
4.6
5.4
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
127
47
16
30
1
.348
4.3
5.6
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Dexter Park (Queens, NY)
128
39
13
25
1
.342
4.4
5.1
No Home Ballpark
129
69
23
45
1
.338
3.4
5.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
130
44
14
28
2
.333
3.5
6.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
131
36
12
24
0
.333
3.7
5.6
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
132
74
24
49
1
.329
3.1
4.6
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
133
26
8
17
1
.320
4.6
7.3
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
134
88
28
60
0
.318
4.4
6.4
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
135
13
4
9
0
.308
3.8
5.2
No Home Ballpark
136
44
13
30
1
.302
3.3
5.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
137
12
3
8
1
.273
3.5
7.9
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
138
67
18
49
0
.269
3.1
6.8
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY) (Queens, NY)
139
70
17
48
5
.262
3.9
7.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
140
4
1
3
0
.250
2.3
6.3
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
141
69
17
52
0
.246
3.6
5.5
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
142
29
7
22
0
.241
3.4
5.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
143
25
6
19
0
.240
3.2
5.2
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
144
50
11
39
0
.220
3.2
6.8
Red Wing Stadium (Rochester, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
145
48
10
38
0
.208
3.3
7.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
146
81
14
67
0
.173
4.4
5.6
Parque Deportivo Esfuerzo Obrero (Ciudad Mendoza, VE, Mexico), Estadio de Béisbol Manuel L. Almanza (Chihuahua, CH, Mexico)
147
43
7
36
0
.163
3.4
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
148
40
6
32
2
.158
3.7
9.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
149
2
0
2
0
.000
2.0
6.5
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
150
2
0
2
0
.000
3.0
5.5
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
151
1
0
1
0
.000
0.0
11.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
152
2
0
2
0
.000
2.0
7.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
153
1
0
1
0
.000
3.0
8.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
154
5
0
4
1
.000
1.2
4.2
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
155
4
0
4
0
.000
2.5
9.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
156
1
0
1
0
.000
4.0
7.0
No Home Ballpark
157
1
0
1
0
.000
1.0
2.0
No Home Ballpark
158
1
0
1
0
.000
6.0
9.0
No Home Ballpark

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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