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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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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
4
1923
1926
HIL
21.5
2.0
-0.1
19.6
-0.0
2
SP
6
1919
1926
MULT
11.2
-0.8
0.2
11.9
-0.0
3
C
4
1923
1926
HIL
10.9
10.0
0.1
0.0
0.8
4
3B
7
1918
1926
HIL
10.9
8.4
1.2
0.1
1.3
5
SP
6
1912
1917-18
NLG/BRK
9.0
-0.3
0.2
9.0
-0.0
6
CF
8
1918
1925
BRG/HIL
8.7
9.0
0.7
0.0
-1.1
7
SP
10
1917-18
1926
MULT
8.7
1.6
0.2
7.0
-0.1
8
SP
9
1911
1920-21
MULT
8.5
0.1
-0.2
8.7
-0.1
9
SS
7
1911
1923
MULT
8.4
7.2
0.2
0.0
1.0
10
LF
4
1923
1926
HIL
8.0
8.1
0.9
0.0
-1.0
11
RF
8
1919
1926
HIL
7.7
6.0
3.3
0.0
-1.6
12
CF
7
1911
1919
MULT
7.4
5.7
2.4
0.0
-0.7
13
1B
4
1912
1918
MULT
6.4
4.6
2.1
0.0
-0.3
14
2B
4
1923
1926
HIL
6.1
3.7
1.5
0.0
0.9
15
1B
4
1923
1926
HIL
6.0
7.8
-0.7
0.0
-1.1
16
3B
7
1911
1922
MULT
4.3
0.6
3.0
0.0
0.7
17
SP
2
1916
1917
BRK/BRG
4.1
0.1
-0.1
4.1
-0.0
18
SP
1
1918
1918
BRG
3.4
0.5
0.1
2.8
-0.0
19
SP
5
1914
1922
MULT
3.3
-0.0
0.3
3.1
-0.0
20
SP
3
1915
1921
CAG/HIL
3.2
0.2
-0.1
3.1
-0.0
21
2B
3
1911
1914
NLG/PG
2.9
1.8
0.9
0.0
0.1
22
SS
4
1911-12
1916-17
MULT
2.5
-0.0
2.2
0.0
0.3
23
SS
6
1916
1923
MULT
2.4
1.7
0.4
0.0
0.3
24
SP
2
1924
1925
HIL
2.3
-0.2
0.0
2.5
0.0
25
3B
4
1915
1919
BRG/NLS
2.3
1.7
0.5
0.0
0.1
26
CF
2
1916
1920-21
BAG/NLS
2.0
1.3
0.7
0.1
-0.1
27
SP
4
1923
1926
HIL
1.9
0.2
0.0
1.7
-0.0
28
SP
1
1923
1923
HIL
1.8
0.3
-0.0
1.5
-0.0
29
SP
4
1914-15
1917
NLS/BRG
1.8
-0.7
0.3
2.3
-0.1
30
LF
5
1914-15
1918
MULT
1.6
2.1
-0.5
0.0
0.0
31
C
5
1911
1918
MULT
1.5
0.9
0.5
0.0
0.1
32
2B
3
1911
1920
MULT
1.4
1.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
33
SP
3
1920
1922
HIL
1.4
0.4
0.3
0.7
-0.0
34
CF
2
1916
1917
BRG
1.2
1.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
35
SP
3
1924
1926
HIL
1.1
-0.0
0.0
1.2
0.0
36
C
2
1911-12
1915
NLS/FE
1.1
0.7
0.3
0.0
0.1
37
1B
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
1.1
1.0
0.2
0.0
-0.1
38
SS
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
1.0
0.4
0.6
0.0
0.0
39
LF
3
1920
1922
HIL
1.0
1.3
0.2
0.0
-0.4
40
2B
4
1914-15
1917
MULT
1.0
1.4
-0.6
0.0
0.1
41
LF
5
1914
1918
MULT
1.0
1.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
42
C
2
1919
1920-21
BRG/BAG
0.9
0.3
0.6
0.0
0.0
43
SP
3
1911
1915
MULT
0.9
-0.4
0.0
1.3
0.0
44
2B
5
1918
1922
HIL
0.9
-0.6
1.1
0.0
0.4
45
SP
1
1916
1916
NLS
0.9
-0.3
-0.1
1.3
-0.0
46
LF
2
1918
1919
HIL
0.8
0.5
0.4
0.0
-0.1
47
3B
2
1918
1919
BRG/HIL
0.8
0.4
-0.2
0.5
0.1
48
LF
5
1911
1917-18
MULT
0.8
1.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.5
49
C
3
1918
1920
BRG/HIL
0.8
-0.2
0.9
0.0
0.1
50
RP
3
1917-18
1919
BRG/BRK
0.8
0.4
-0.3
0.8
-0.0
51
C
2
1924
1925
HIL
0.8
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.1
52
SP
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.8
-0.2
0.1
0.8
0.0
53
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
54
LF
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.7
0.6
0.1
0.0
-0.0
55
C
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.6
0.7
-0.2
0.0
0.1
56
SP
1
1919
1919
HIL/BRG
0.6
0.2
-0.1
0.6
-0.0
57
CF
1
1918
1918
BRG/HIL
0.6
0.2
0.4
0.0
-0.0
58
SP
1
1911
1911
NLG
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
59
RF
2
1912
1914
NLG
0.6
0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.2
60
C
2
1911
1912-13
NLG
0.6
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
61
2B
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.5
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.0
62
1B
5
1911-12
1915-16
MULT
0.5
0.0
0.7
0.0
-0.2
63
C
1
1919
1919
HIL
0.5
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.1
64
SP
1
1923
1923
HIL
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
65
LF
2
1911
1916-17
MULT
0.4
0.9
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
66
LF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.4
0.1
0.4
0.0
-0.0
67
1B
6
1919
1924
HIL/BAG
0.4
1.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.9
68
SS
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.4
0.7
-0.4
0.0
0.1
69
RF
2
1919
1920
HIL
0.4
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.1
70
RP
1
1911
1911
PG
0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
71
SP
2
1915
1917-18
BRK/NLS
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
72
1B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.0
73
SP
1
1912
1912
NLG
0.4
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
74
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
75
RP
2
1914
1915
CAG/NLG
0.3
-0.0
-0.0
0.4
-0.0
76
RF
1
1911
1911
NLG
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.0
77
RF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
78
-
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.3
-0.2
0.5
0.0
-0.0
79
SS
2
1925
1926
HIL
0.3
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.2
80
2B
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.3
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.0
81
LF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
82
CF
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.0
83
C
1
1919
1919
HIL
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
84
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
0.2
-0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
85
LF
1
1916
1916
BRG
0.2
-0.1
0.4
0.0
-0.0
86
RP
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.3
-0.0
87
SP
1
1918
1918
HIL/BRG
0.2
0.1
-0.0
0.2
-0.0
88
RP
2
1916
1917
NLS/BRG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
89
RP
1
1911
1911
PG
0.2
0.1
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
90
3B
1
1918
1918
HIL
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
91
RP
1
1917
1917
BRG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
92
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
93
LF
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
94
2B
2
1917-18
1921
BRK/HIL
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
96
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
97
RP
1
1923
1923
HIL
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
98
SS
6
1921
1926
HIL
0.1
-1.6
0.6
0.0
1.1
99
SP
1
1914-15
1914-15
NLS
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
100
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
101
1B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
102
3B
2
1915
1916-17
NLS/BRK
0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
103
SP
2
1918
1919
BRG/HIL
0.1
-0.4
-0.1
0.6
-0.0
104
RF
1
1911
1911
NLG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.0
105
LF
2
1912
1916
MULT
0.1
0.5
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
106
RP
1
1924
1924
HIL
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
107
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
108
CF
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
109
SP
1
1919
1919
HIL
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
110
SP
2
1914
1915
CAG/NLG
0.0
0.6
0.0
-0.6
-0.0
111
CF
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
112
RF
1
1911
1911
PG
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
113
RP
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
SS
4
1914-15
1918
BRG/NLS
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
115
LF
3
1910
1914
NLG/OKM
0.0
0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
116
CF
6
1913
1918
MULT
0.0
0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
117
SS
1
1911
1911
PG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
RF
1
1916
1916
NLS
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
119
SS
1
1920
1920
HIL
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1917
1917
BRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1916
1916
NLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
RP
1
1915
1915
CAG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
124
RF
1
1919
1919
HIL
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
125
-
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
126
-
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
127
-
1
1912
1912
NLG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
128
C
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.0
0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
130
SS
3
1911-12
1920
MULT
-0.0
0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.2
131
2B
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
132
LF
2
1925
1926
HIL
-0.0
-0.2
0.4
0.0
-0.3
133
RF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
134
3B
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
135
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
136
SS
1
1915
1915
CAG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
137
-
1
1918
1918
BRG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
138
RF
2
1914-15
1916
NLS
-0.1
-0.2
0.4
-0.2
-0.0
139
CF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
140
-
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
141
2B
1
1918
1918
HIL
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
142
RP
1
1918
1918
BRG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
143
RF
1
1916
1916
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
144
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
145
-
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
146
RF
5
1914
1919
MULT
-0.1
1.6
-1.6
0.2
-0.2
147
LF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.1
0.1
0.1
-0.2
-0.1
148
RF
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
149
LF
1
1913
1913
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
150
3B
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.1
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.1
151
2B
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
152
-
1
1918
1918
BRG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
153
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
154
RP
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
155
-
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
156
CF
1
1918
1918
BRG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
157
SS
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.1
158
LF
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
159
-
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
160
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
161
-
1
1913
1913
NLG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
162
LF
3
1917-18
1919
MULT
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
163
RP
1
1923
1923
HIL
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
164
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
165
3B
1
1917-18
1917-18
BRK
-0.2
0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.0
166
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
167
-
1
1915
1915
NLS
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
168
LF
1
1915
1915
NLS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
169
3B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
170
SP
2
1921
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
0.0
171
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
-0.0
0.0
172
LF
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
173
C
2
1920
1921
HIL
-0.2
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
174
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
175
-
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
176
CF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.2
-0.4
0.2
0.0
-0.0
177
2B
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
178
-
1
1918
1918
HIL
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
179
-
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
180
CF
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.3
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
181
RP
1
1911
1911
NLG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
182
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.3
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
183
RP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
184
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
185
3B
1
1919
1919
HIL
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
186
-
2
1911-12
1915
FE/CAG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
187
RF
1
1911
1911
NLG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
-0.0
188
LF
1
1918
1918
HIL
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
-0.3
-0.0
189
RF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.4
-0.1
0.1
-0.4
-0.0
190
SS
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
191
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
192
LF
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
193
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
194
SS
1
1920
1920
HIL
-0.4
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.1
195
3B
1
1914-15
1914-15
NLS
-0.4
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
196
-
1
1917
1917
BRG
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
197
CF
2
1916
1918
HIL/NLS
-0.5
-0.0
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
198
C
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
199
2B
2
1921
1922
HIL
-0.5
0.3
-0.8
0.0
0.0
200
RF
4
1911
1918
MULT
-0.5
-0.7
0.2
0.0
-0.1
201
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
202
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.6
0.1
-0.1
-0.6
-0.0
203
C
3
1911-12
1918
MULT
-0.6
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
204
SP
5
1919
1923
HIL/BAG
-0.6
-0.7
0.0
0.1
-0.0
205
SP
2
1919
1922
HIL/BRG
-0.7
-0.4
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
206
2B
2
1911
1912-13
NLG
-0.7
-0.1
-0.7
0.0
0.0
207
RF
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.7
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
208
3B
2
1917
1918
BRG
-0.8
-0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.0
209
1B
2
1918
1919
BRG
-0.8
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
210
SP
3
1915-16
1917
MULT
-0.8
0.3
-0.1
-0.9
-0.0
211
C
4
1916
1919
NLS/BRG
-0.8
-0.8
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
212
-
1
1919
1919
BRG
-1.0
-0.3
-0.7
0.0
-0.0
213
SP
3
1911
1915-16
MULT
-1.0
-0.4
-0.3
-0.4
-0.0
214
3B
3
1915
1917
NLS/BRG
-1.1
-0.6
-0.6
0.0
0.1
215
SS
3
1911
1920-21
MULT
-1.2
0.1
-1.2
-0.2
0.1
216
RP
2
1922
1926
HIL
-1.7
-0.1
0.0
-1.6
0.0
217
SS
6
1913
1920-21
MULT
-2.0
0.2
-2.6
0.0
0.5

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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