Louis Santop - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Louis Santop



Louis Santop
(Top; Big Bertha)
Real name Louis Santop Loftin
Born: January 17, 1889 in Fort Worth, TX
Died: January 22, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA
          (53 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 200
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006
• Buried: Philadelphia National Cemetery (Philadelphia, PA)
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Compared to Contemporary Catchers (Top 50)

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Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
C
17
1910-1926
16.8
16.0
-0.6
0.0
1.4
2
C
18
1901-1919
14.4
17.2
-6.1
0.0
3.4
3
C
20
1906-1925
13.7
2.4
8.1
0.0
3.3
4
C
12
1910-1928
11.4
7.0
2.8
0.0
1.6
5
C
17
1916-1941
6.0
3.9
1.3
-0.6
1.3
6
C
15
1917-1934
5.4
3.9
-0.2
0.0
1.8
7
C
29
1916-1947
5.4
2.7
0.5
0.0
2.2
8
C
8
1911-1918
5.0
5.9
-1.3
0.0
0.4
9
C
11
1913-1925
4.8
4.9
-1.2
0.0
1.2
10
C
15
1909-1923
4.6
3.8
-0.0
0.2
0.6
11
C
7
1914-1921
3.0
0.8
0.3
0.0
1.8
12
C
18
1899-1922
2.0
0.4
0.9
0.0
0.7
13
C
8
1913-1920
1.2
1.4
-0.6
0.0
0.4
14
C
8
1917-1924
0.7
-0.3
0.6
0.0
0.4
15
C
7
1912-1927
0.7
-0.1
0.7
0.0
0.1
16
C
3
1912-1923
0.7
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.1
17
C
4
1915-1920
0.6
-0.4
0.7
0.0
0.3
18
C
11
1918-1928
0.5
-0.8
0.8
0.0
0.5
19
C
3
1910-1918
0.4
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.1
20
C
2
1912-1923
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
21
C
2
1918-1920
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
22
C
9
1911-1921
-0.0
-1.1
0.6
0.0
0.4
23
C
2
1918-1921
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
24
C
2
1916-1923
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
25
C
6
1911-1918
-0.3
0.4
-0.9
0.0
0.2
26
C
3
1913-1919
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
27
C
11
1915-1933
-0.4
-0.7
0.1
0.0
0.2
28
C
5
1918-1923
-0.5
0.0
-0.6
0.0
0.1
29
C
8
1914-1928
-0.7
-1.7
0.6
0.0
0.4
30
C
16
1904-1923
-0.9
-1.1
-1.6
0.6
1.3
31
C
10
1915-1933
-0.9
-1.2
-0.1
0.0
0.4
32
C
2
1917-1920
-0.9
-0.4
-0.6
0.0
0.1
33
C
12
1913-1923
-1.9
-0.0
-3.9
-0.1
2.1
34
C
13
1914-1927
-2.4
-3.2
0.2
0.0
0.5

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Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James