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Boots McClain



Edward McClain


Born: March 7, 1899 in Louisville, KY
Died: August 24, 1985 in Columbus, OH
          (86 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'2"
Wt: 137
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NNL
21
SS
21
76
62
5
13
2
0
0
9
2
9
2
3
.210
.329
.242
.571
68
22
SS
3
12
12
1
3
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
35
CTS
NNL
23
SS
35
123
111
19
25
3
4
0
11
4
11
0
1
.225
.295
.324
.619
60
DS/TT
NNL
24
SS
36
158
147
19
38
6
2
2
18
3
8
0
3
.259
.297
.367
.664
66
CBN
NNL
25
2B
27
117
103
13
20
1
1
2
11
2
9
1
4
.194
.265
.282
.547
45
DM
NNL
27
2B
11
37
36
1
6
1
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
.167
.189
.194
.384
0
6
7
SS
133
523
471
58
105
13
7
4
51
12
38
3
11
.223
.285
.306
.591
55
162 Game Average
637
574
71
128
16
9
5
62
15
46
4
13
.223
.285
.306
.591
55
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
3B
9
32
24
2
3
0
0
0
3
0
6
1
1
.125
.323
.125
.448
33
2
Dayton Marcos
SS
23
81
74
4
16
3
0
0
8
2
4
1
2
.216
.266
.257
.523
49
1
Columbus Buckeyes
-
1
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
2
Cleveland Tate Stars
SS
37
132
120
20
28
3
4
0
11
5
11
0
1
.233
.298
.325
.623
61
1
Toledo Tigers
SS
24
120
113
15
31
6
1
2
14
3
6
0
1
.274
.311
.398
.709
76
1
Detroit Stars I
3B
12
38
34
4
7
0
1
0
4
0
2
0
2
.206
.250
.265
.515
33
1
Cleveland Browns
2B
27
117
103
13
20
1
1
2
11
2
9
1
4
.194
.265
.282
.547
45



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NNL
76
.288
.324
11.8%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.032
.079
12
.241
.346
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.094
CTS
NNL
123
.290
.350
8.9%
8.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.099
.119
DS/TT
NNL
158
.299
.356
5.1%
8.4%
1.3%
1.3%
.109
.124
CBN
NNL
117
.256
.347
7.7%
8.3%
1.7%
0.9%
.087
.108
DM
NNL
37
.181
.342
2.7%
8.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.028
.127
6
7
523
.276
.347
7.3%
8.3%
0.8%
1.0%
.083
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
32
.258
.323
18.8%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.078
2
Dayton Marcos
81
.251
.333
4.9%
8.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.041
.102
1
Columbus Buckeyes
3
.000
.326
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.097
2
Cleveland Tate Stars
132
.292
.350
8.3%
8.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.092
.117
1
Toledo Tigers
120
.321
.359
5.0%
8.5%
1.7%
1.3%
.124
.125
1
Detroit Stars I
38
.231
.348
5.3%
8.2%
0.0%
1.3%
.059
.121
1
Cleveland Browns
117
.256
.347
7.7%
8.3%
1.7%
0.9%
.087
.108

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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