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Gifford McDonald



Gifford Van Horn McDonald


Born: August 16, 1890 in Darlington, SC
Died: November 30, 1976 in New York, NY
          (86 years old)

Bats:
Throws:
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 165
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Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
BRG
EAS
20
RP
1
0
1.000
1
0
0
0
0
6.2
6
4
9
1
2
5
0
0
29
5.40
73
PHG
EAS
22
RF
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
2.0
8
7
5
0
1
0
0
2
14
31.50
10
NCG
EAS
23
RF
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
0
11.1
19
11
23
1
8
4
2
4
68
8.74
46
EAS
26
SP
5
5
.500
12
12
9
0
0
79.0
47
36
90
0
27
45
0
1
356
4.10
91
EAS
27
SP
0
1
.000
3
2
0
0
0
13.1
12
7
17
0
5
13
0
0
59
4.73
61
DS
NNL
29
SP
3
4
.429
9
8
3
0
0
51.1
36
34
54
3
35
20
1
4
240
5.96
60
AC
EAS
30
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
3.0
4
4
5
0
2
0
0
1
17
12.00
38
7
6
SP
9
12
.429
29
24
12
0
0
166.2
132
103
203
5
80
87
3
12
783
5.56
65
162 Game Average
12
15
.429
37
31
15
0
0
214.0
169
132
260
6
103
112
4
15
1005
5.56
65
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
1
0
1.000
2
1
0
0
0
15.0
12
9
15
1
4
16
0
0
58
5.40
61
1
Philadelphia Giants II
-
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
2.0
8
7
5
0
1
0
0
2
14
31.50
10
1
New York Colored Giants II
-
0
1
.000
2
1
0
0
0
11.1
19
11
23
1
8
4
2
4
68
8.74
46
2
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
4
2
.667
9
8
5
0
0
42.2
31
20
56
0
18
26
0
0
207
4.22
82
2
Bacharach Giants
SP
1
4
.200
6
5
4
0
0
44.1
26
22
50
0
14
21
0
2
196
4.47
90
1
Detroit Stars I
RP
3
4
.429
9
8
3
0
0
51.1
36
34
54
3
35
20
1
4
240
5.96
60



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BRG
EAS
20
RP
6.2
1.65
1.41
17.2%
14.3%
6.9%
7.8%
2.50
1.84
3.4%
0.6%
PHG
EAS
22
RF
2.0
3.00
1.29
0.0%
13.0%
7.1%
6.5%
0.00
2.00
0.0%
0.4%
NCG
EAS
23
RF
11.1
2.74
1.51
5.9%
12.8%
11.8%
7.9%
0.50
1.63
1.5%
0.5%
EAS
26
SP
79.0
1.48
1.42
12.6%
12.4%
7.6%
9.2%
1.67
1.35
0.0%
0.3%
EAS
27
SP
13.1
1.65
1.30
22.0%
11.5%
8.5%
7.7%
2.60
1.49
0.0%
0.4%
DS
NNL
29
SP
51.1
1.73
1.32
8.3%
11.3%
14.6%
8.3%
0.57
1.36
1.3%
0.5%
AC
EAS
30
RP
3.0
2.33
1.40
0.0%
11.7%
11.8%
7.9%
0.00
1.49
0.0%
1.1%
7
6
SP
166.2
1.70
1.38
11.1%
12.1%
10.2%
8.6%
1.09
1.41
0.6%
0.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
15.0
1.27
1.36
27.6%
12.9%
6.9%
7.8%
4.00
1.64
1.7%
0.5%
1
Philadelphia Giants II
-
2.0
3.00
1.29
0.0%
13.0%
7.1%
6.5%
0.00
2.00
0.0%
0.4%
1
New York Colored Giants II
-
11.1
2.74
1.51
5.9%
12.8%
11.8%
7.9%
0.50
1.63
1.5%
0.5%
2
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
42.2
1.73
1.36
12.6%
12.4%
8.7%
8.8%
1.44
1.41
0.0%
0.3%
2
Bacharach Giants
SP
44.1
1.44
1.46
10.7%
12.3%
7.1%
9.3%
1.50
1.32
0.0%
0.4%
1
Detroit Stars I
RP
51.1
1.73
1.32
8.3%
11.3%
14.6%
8.3%
0.57
1.36
1.3%
0.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
BRG
EAS
20
RP
1
29
25
6
9
1
1
1
0
2
5
0
2
1
.360
.407
.600
1.007
PHG
EAS
22
RF
1
14
10
8
5
1
0
0
5
1
0
2
1
0
.500
.615
.600
1.215
NCG
EAS
23
RF
2
68
53
19
23
6
1
1
10
8
4
4
3
1
.434
.538
.642
1.180
EAS
26
SP
12
356
315
47
90
8
4
0
0
27
45
1
13
5
.286
.344
.337
.681
EAS
27
SP
3
59
51
12
17
3
0
0
2
5
13
0
3
3
.333
.393
.392
.785
DS
NNL
29
SP
9
240
192
36
54
12
4
3
10
35
20
4
9
4
.281
.403
.432
.835
AC
EAS
30
RP
1
17
12
4
5
1
0
0
0
2
0
1
2
0
.417
.533
.500
1.033
7
6
SP
29
783
658
132
203
32
10
5
27
80
87
12
33
14
.309
.393
.410
.804
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RP
2
58
50
12
15
2
1
1
2
4
16
0
4
4
.300
.352
.440
.792
1
Philadelphia Giants II
-
1
14
10
8
5
1
0
0
5
1
0
2
1
0
.500
.615
.600
1.215
1
New York Colored Giants II
-
2
68
53
19
23
6
1
1
10
8
4
4
3
1
.434
.538
.642
1.180
2
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
9
207
182
31
56
5
1
0
0
18
26
0
7
3
.308
.370
.346
.716
2
Bacharach Giants
SP
6
196
171
26
50
6
3
0
0
14
21
2
9
2
.292
.353
.363
.716
1
Detroit Stars I
RP
9
240
192
36
54
12
4
3
10
35
20
4
9
4
.281
.403
.432
.835

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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