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Pythias Russ



Pythias Russ


Born: April 7, 1904 in Cynthiana, KY
Died: August 9, 1930 in Cynthiana, KY
          (26 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
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• College: Samuel Huston College (Austin, TX)
• Buried: Cherry Grove Cemetery (Cynthiana, KY)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
5
1925
1929
CAG/BBB
15.2
0.2
0.0
15.1
0.0
2
RF
3
1927
1929
CAG
9.0
10.3
-0.2
0.0
-1.1
3
CF
3
1926
1929
CAG
7.3
5.5
2.4
0.0
-0.6
4
3B
3
1926
1928
CAG
5.8
2.6
2.4
0.0
0.7
5
SP
3
1926
1928
CAG
5.6
-0.4
0.0
6.0
0.0
6
SP
3
1926
1928
CAG
4.8
0.2
-0.2
4.8
0.0
7
SP
4
1926
1929
CAG
4.7
-0.3
0.0
5.0
0.0
8
SP
2
1925
1926
MRS/CAG
4.0
-0.6
-0.2
4.8
0.0
9
RF
4
1926
1929
CAG
3.9
2.8
1.4
0.0
-0.3
10
SP
1
1925
1925
BBB/MRS
3.6
0.1
0.0
3.5
0.0
11
LF
4
1925
1929
CAG/BBB
3.4
4.9
-0.4
0.0
-1.1
12
SP
2
1926
1927
CAG
3.1
-0.1
-0.1
3.3
0.0
13
SP
1
1929
1929
CAG
3.1
0.1
0.0
3.0
0.0
14
1B
4
1926
1929
CAG
2.9
4.8
-1.2
0.0
-0.7
15
SP
1
1925
1925
MRS
2.5
0.1
0.0
2.4
0.0
16
2B
5
1925
1929
CAG/MRS
2.4
0.7
0.0
0.0
1.7
17
C
1
1925
1925
BBB
2.3
2.1
0.0
0.0
0.2
18
CF
2
1926
1927
CAG
2.1
2.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
19
C
2
1927
1928
CAG
2.0
1.8
-0.1
0.0
0.2
20
LF
1
1925
1925
BBB
1.8
2.1
0.0
0.0
-0.3
21
1B
2
1925
1929
CAG/BBB
1.8
2.6
0.0
-0.5
-0.3
22
SP
1
1925
1925
MRS
1.4
0.1
0.0
1.4
0.0
23
CF
5
1925
1929
MRS/CAG
1.4
-0.3
1.3
0.0
0.4
24
SP
3
1925
1929
CAG/BBB
1.2
-0.2
0.0
1.5
0.0
25
RF
2
1925
1928
CAG/BBB
1.1
1.5
0.0
0.1
-0.5
26
2B
2
1925
1929
BBB/CAG
0.8
0.5
0.0
0.1
0.2
27
LF
1
1925
1925
MRS
0.6
0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.2
28
SP
1
1928
1928
CAG
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
29
C
2
1928
1929
CAG
0.5
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.2
30
RP
1
1929
1929
CAG
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
31
SP
1
1925
1925
BBB
0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.7
0.0
32
3B
1
1925
1925
BBB
0.4
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
33
SS
1
1929
1929
CAG
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
34
2B
1
1925
1925
MRS
0.4
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
35
3B
1
1928
1928
CAG
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
36
LF
2
1927
1928
CAG
0.3
0.9
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
37
3B
1
1925
1925
MRS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
38
1B
1
1929
1929
CAG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
39
C
1
1929
1929
CAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
40
C
3
1925
1929
CAG/MRS
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.3
41
2B
2
1927
1929
CAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
42
RF
2
1925
1927
MRS/CAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
1B
1
1925
1925
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
44
SS
1
1925
1925
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
45
-
1
1925
1925
MRS
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
46
C
1
1925
1925
MRS/BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
47
RF
1
1927
1927
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
48
CF
1
1925
1925
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
49
-
1
1929
1929
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
50
-
1
1928
1928
CAG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
51
LF
1
1929
1929
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
52
C
1
1925
1925
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
53
RF
1
1929
1929
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
-
1
1928
1928
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
SP
2
1925
1926
BBB/CAG
0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.5
0.0
56
2B
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
57
SS
1
1929
1929
CAG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
58
C
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
59
SP
2
1928
1929
CAG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
60
RF
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
61
RP
1
1929
1929
CAG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
62
-
1
1926
1926
CAG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
CF
1
1929
1929
CAG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
RF
1
1925
1925
MRS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.3
65
C
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
66
SP
1
1928
1928
CAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
67
-
1
1929
1929
CAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
68
3B
1
1929
1929
CAG
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
69
-
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
70
RP
1
1925
1925
MRS
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
71
-
1
1925
1925
MRS
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
72
1B
1
1928
1928
CAG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
73
RF
1
1925
1925
MRS
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
74
LF
1
1925
1925
MRS
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
75
1B
1
1926
1926
CAG
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
76
LF
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
77
SS
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.6
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.2
78
-
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
79
2B
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.7
-0.9
0.0
0.0
0.2
80
-
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
81
-
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
82
SP
3
1927
1929
CAG
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
83
SS
1
1925
1925
BBB
-0.8
-1.1
0.0
0.0
0.3
84
-
1
1928
1928
CAG
-0.9
-0.3
-0.7
0.0
0.1
85
SP
1
1929
1929
CAG
-0.9
-0.2
0.0
-0.7
0.0
86
1B
1
1925
1925
MRS
-1.1
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.3
87
-
1
1929
1929
CAG
-1.2
-0.1
0.0
-1.1
0.0
88
RF
1
1929
1929
CAG
-1.6
-0.5
0.0
-1.0
-0.2
89
-
1
1925
1925
BBB
-2.2
-0.1
0.0
-2.2
0.0

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