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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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Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
PG
EAS
22
10
87.0
51
8
7
1
1
11
.894
.943
6.10
7.60
-0.9
-10.8
-1.1
0.2
NLG
EAS
22
12
93.0
81
17
9
1
4
18
.916
.943
9.48
7.60
-0.2
-2.3
1.8
-2.0
FE
CUB
22
4
28.0
18
7
5
0
0
9
.833
.958
8.04
7.02
1.3
45.3
0.8
0.5
NLG
EAS
23
11
91.0
76
16
3
1
4
12
.968
.957
9.10
7.41
1.8
19.6
2.7
-0.9
NLG
NvC
23
6
44.1
20
9
3
0
4
11
.906
.946
5.89
6.40
-2.1
-48.4
0.5
-2.6
NLG
EAS
24
8
65.0
35
7
4
1
0
4
.913
.959
5.82
7.11
-0.3
-5.3
-1.1
0.7
NLG
EAS
25
18
152.0
103
24
7
4
2
19
.948
.967
7.52
7.71
1.2
8.2
-0.2
1.5
NLS
NvC
25
8
59.0
38
8
4
2
3
15
.920
.960
7.02
7.62
-0.5
-8.1
-0.0
-0.5
CAG
NvH
26
6
6
53.2
30
6
5
1
1
11
.878
.929
6.04
6.29
0.1
2.6
0.1
-0.0
NLS
EAS
26
16
120.1
90
21
4
2
4
17
.965
.972
8.30
7.01
0.9
7.9
2.8
-1.8
BRK
FHL
26
1
9.0
9
3
1
0
0
0
.923
.947
12.00
9.08
1.1
122.1
0.8
0.3
NLS
EAS
27
25
197.0
90
35
10
4
2
44
.926
.949
5.71
6.60
1.3
6.7
0.2
1.1
BRG
EAS
27
7
55.1
37
11
1
3
0
4
.980
.949
7.81
6.60
1.8
33.1
1.3
0.5
BRK
FHL
27
9
74.0
50
13
2
2
1
4
.969
.978
7.66
7.64
-0.7
-9.6
0.0
-0.7
BRG
EAS
28
12
91.0
58
12
5
2
1
9
.933
.968
6.92
6.94
-1.2
-12.7
-0.3
-0.9
BRK
FHL
28
8
64.0
48
7
6
2
1
20
.902
.943
7.73
7.16
-1.3
-20.5
-0.6
-0.7
HIL
EAS
29
11
91.0
54
17
2
1
0
2
.973
.952
7.02
6.48
1.6
18.0
1.6
0.0
BRG
EAS
29
6
58.0
32
7
1
3
1
1
.975
.952
6.05
6.48
0.7
12.9
-0.4
1.1
BRG
EAS
30
7
61.0
37
9
1
0
1
5
.979
.969
6.79
6.49
-1.5
-24.3
-0.6
-0.9
HIL
EAS
30
1
9.0
5
1
0
0
2
1
1.000
.969
6.00
6.49
-3.0
-337.1
-0.0
-3.0
HIL
EAS
31
17
151.0
85
13
6
2
0
0
.942
.966
5.84
6.57
-1.1
-7.2
-1.1
0.0
HIL
NvM
31
3
3
27.0
10
6
3
1
0
0
.842
.959
5.33
7.59
1.0
37.8
1.0
0.0
AC
NvC
31
2
16.0
10
3
1
0
1
7
.929
.987
7.31
6.58
-1.0
-64.0
0.1
-1.1
AC
CUB
31
6
46.1
30
4
2
1
3
6
.944
.970
6.60
6.47
0.1
1.3
-1.2
1.3
HIL
EAS
32
28
245.0
143
28
12
3
1
17
.934
.963
6.28
6.71
2.1
8.7
1.7
0.4
HIL
IND
33
33
244.0
155
28
5
2
4
16
.973
.964
6.75
7.02
-2.4
-9.8
-1.5
-0.9
HIL
ECL
34
31
247.2
129
21
5
1
0
.968
.972
5.45
5.89
HIL
NvM
34
5
44.0
23
6
0
1
0
0
1.000
.966
5.93
6.77
0.5
10.9
0.5
0.0
HIL
ECL
35
45
HIL
WS
35
8
57.1
27
11
4
0
3
8
6
.905
.944
5.97
5.56
1.3
21.8
2.2
-1.0
HIL
ECL
36
7
HIL
ECL
37
8
47.0
16
4
0
0
1
10
1.000
.972
3.83
5.73
-1.8
-37.3
-0.2
-1.6
16
9
379
9
2628.0
1590
362
118
41
45
281
6
.943
.960
6.68
6.82
-1.1
-0.5
9.9
-11.0


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
OKM
WES
21
1
8.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.916
1.13
1.48
-0.4
-47.5
-0.9
0.5
PG
EAS
22
1
8.0
0
0
0
0
.915
0.00
1.66
-0.8
-103.7
-0.6
-0.2
NLG
EAS
23
3
20.0
5
1
1
1
.857
.920
2.70
1.53
2.1
104.7
2.1
-0.0
NLG
NvC
23
2
6.0
0
0
0
0
.939
0.00
1.25
-0.5
-79.7
-0.4
-0.1
NLG
EAS
24
6
48.1
5
4
1
0
.900
.919
1.68
1.58
0.5
10.0
-0.7
1.1
NLG
NvM
24
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.875
0.00
1.24
-1.0
-108.2
-0.8
-0.2
NLG
EAS
25
11
95.0
10
3
4
0
.765
.918
1.23
1.54
-0.9
-9.7
0.2
-1.1
NLS
NvC
25
1
5.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.940
3.60
1.89
0.6
112.0
0.6
-0.0
NLS
EAS
26
24
183.2
24
3
4
0
.871
.942
1.32
1.37
0.4
2.4
1.6
-1.1
NLS
EAS
27
1
4.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.921
2.25
1.57
0.1
33.6
0.2
-0.1
BRG
EAS
27
2
18.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.921
0.50
1.57
-1.4
-80.5
-1.0
-0.4
BRG
EAS
28
1
4.0
1
0
1
0
.500
.948
2.25
1.46
0.2
43.9
0.3
-0.1
BRK
FHL
28
5
45.0
4
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.00
0.91
0.0
0.3
-0.4
0.4
BRG
EAS
30
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
.930
0.00
1.36
-0.2
-99.9
-0.2
-0.0
HIL
EAS
31
1
9.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.929
1.00
1.50
-0.1
-16.1
-0.0
-0.1
AC
NvC
31
4
30.0
2
1
1
0
.750
.950
0.90
1.64
-2.0
-66.8
-2.3
0.3
AC
CUB
31
4
28.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.985
0.64
0.94
-0.5
-18.3
-0.2
-0.3
10
8
69
1
523.0
58
14
12
1
.857
.939
1.24
1.40
-4.0
-7.6
-2.6
-1.4


Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
PG
EAS
22
5
44.0
51
3
3
4
.947
.971
11.05
10.44
-1.0
-22.6
-1.0
NLG
EAS
22
4
32.0
29
2
1
1
.969
.971
8.72
10.44
0.2
6.8
0.2
FE
CUB
22
1
7.0
13
0
0
0
1.000
.973
16.71
11.29
-0.1
-10.1
-0.1
NLG
EAS
25
1
9.0
10
0
0
0
1.000
.971
10.00
11.06
-0.4
-44.5
-0.4
NLS
NvC
25
6
44.1
49
3
1
5
.981
.942
10.56
10.35
0.2
4.4
0.2
NLS
EAS
27
2
5.0
6
0
0
0
1.000
.977
10.80
11.36
-0.1
-26.4
-0.1
BRG
EAS
27
2
9.0
11
0
0
0
1.000
.977
11.00
11.36
-0.3
-36.0
-0.3
BRG
EAS
28
11
68.0
65
8
5
6
.936
.969
9.66
10.62
2.6
38.0
2.6
HIL
EAS
29
1
5.0
6
2
0
0
1.000
.969
14.40
10.87
1.0
197.7
1.0
HIL
EAS
32
2
10.0
12
0
1
0
.923
.977
10.80
11.10
-0.3
-31.9
-0.3
HIL
IND
33
1
2.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.978
18.00
10.68
-0.0
-4.8
-0.0
7
6
36
235.1
256
18
11
16
.961
.966
10.48
10.62
1.7
7.3
1.7


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NLS
NvM
26
1
1
8.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.13
1.71
-0.6
-77.3
-0.6
0.0
NLS
EAS
27
2
14.0
4
1
1
0
.833
.905
3.21
1.87
0.9
62.3
0.4
0.5
BRG
EAS
28
4
27.0
5
0
1
0
.833
.939
1.67
1.92
-0.3
-11.8
-0.1
-0.3
HIL
EAS
30
1
9.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.941
2.00
1.80
0.3
28.7
0.3
-0.1
HIL
EAS
32
2
6.0
0
0
0
0
.936
0.00
1.53
-0.5
-91.3
-0.5
-0.0
5
3
10
1
64.0
12
1
2
0
.867
.939
1.83
1.83
-0.4
-5.5
-0.5
0.1


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NLS
EAS
27
1
3.0
0
0
0
0
.980
0.00
2.04
-0.5
-164.9
-0.5
-0.0
BRG
EAS
30
1
6.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.950
3.00
2.17
0.1
21.0
0.2
-0.1
2
2
2
9.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.960
2.00
2.13
-0.4
-40.9
-0.2
-0.2


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
HIL
EAS
32
1
1
1
1



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