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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: 5'3"
Wt: 148
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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
69
22
SS
3
12
12
1
3
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
34
CTS
NNL
23
SS
35
123
111
19
25
3
4
0
11
4
11
0
1
.225
.295
.324
.619
59
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
43
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
54
162 Game Average
637
574
71
128
16
9
5
62
15
46
4
13
.223
.285
.306
.591
54
 
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
34
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
60
1
Detroit Stars I
3B
12
38
34
4
7
0
1
0
4
0
2
0
2
.206
.250
.265
.515
31
1
Toledo Tigers
SS
24
120
113
15
31
6
1
2
14
3
6
0
1
.274
.311
.398
.709
77
1
Cleveland Browns
2B
27
117
103
13
20
1
1
2
11
2
9
1
4
.194
.265
.282
.547
43



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NNL
76
.288
.324
11.8%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.032
.078
12
.241
.349
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.094
CTS
NNL
123
.290
.352
8.9%
8.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.099
.120
DS/TT
NNL
158
.299
.357
5.1%
8.4%
1.3%
1.3%
.109
.125
CBN
NNL
117
.256
.352
7.7%
8.4%
1.7%
0.9%
.087
.109
DM
NNL
37
.181
.342
2.7%
8.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.028
.127
6
7
523
.276
.348
7.3%
8.4%
0.8%
1.0%
.083
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
32
.258
.321
18.8%
8.2%
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
.352
8.3%
8.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.092
.118
1
Detroit Stars I
38
.231
.354
5.3%
8.3%
0.0%
1.3%
.059
.123
1
Toledo Tigers
120
.321
.358
5.0%
8.4%
1.7%
1.3%
.124
.125
1
Cleveland Browns
117
.256
.352
7.7%
8.4%
1.7%
0.9%
.087
.109

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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