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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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• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006
• Buried: Philadelphia National Cemetery (Philadelphia, PA)
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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
4
1923
1926
8.0
5
1914
1918
1.6
3
1920
1922
1.0
5
1914
1918
1.0
2
1918
1919
0.8
Center Field Yrs First Last
8
1918
1925
8.7
7
1911
1919
7.4
2
1916
1920
2.0
2
1916
1917
1.2
1
1918
1918
0.6

Right Field Yrs First Last
8
1919
1926
7.7
2
1912
1914
0.6
2
1919
1920
0.4
1
1911
1911
0.3
1
1911
1911
0.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
7
1911
1923
8.4
4
1912
1916
2.5
6
1916
1923
2.4
1
1912
1912
1.0
1
1912
1912
0.4
Second Base Yrs First Last
4
1923
1926
6.1
3
1911
1914
2.9
3
1911
1920
1.4
4
1914
1917
1.0
5
1918
1922
0.9
Third Base Yrs First Last
7
1918
1926
10.9
7
1911
1922
4.3
4
1915
1919
2.3
2
1918
1919
0.8
1
1918
1918
0.2
First Base Yrs First Last
4
1912
1918
6.4
4
1923
1926
6.0
1
1912
1912
1.1
5
1912
1916
0.5
6
1919
1924
0.4
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
17
1910
1926
16.8
4
1923
1926
10.9
5
1911
1918
1.5
2
1912
1915
1.1
2
1919
1920
0.9
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
4
1923
1926
21.5
6
1919
1926
11.2
6
1912
1918
9.0
10
1918
1926
8.7
9
1911
1920
8.5
2
1916
1917
4.1
1
1918
1918
3.4
5
1914
1922
3.3
3
1915
1921
3.2
2
1924
1925
2.3
4
1923
1926
1.9
1
1923
1923
1.8
4
1914
1917
1.8
3
1920
1922
1.4
3
1924
1926
1.1
3
1911
1915
0.9
1
1916
1916
0.9
1
1912
1912
0.8
1
1919
1919
0.6
1
1911
1911
0.6
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
3
1918
1919
0.8
1
1911
1911
0.4
2
1914
1915
0.3
1
1919
1919
0.2
2
1916
1917
0.2
1
1911
1911
0.2
1
1917
1917
0.2
1
1923
1923
0.1
1
1924
1924
0.1
1
1912
1912
0.0
1
1915
1915
-0.0
1
1918
1918
-0.1
1
1920
1920
-0.1
1
1923
1923
-0.2
1
1911
1911
-0.3
1
1922
1922
-0.3
2
1922
1926
-1.7

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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