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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
21.1
2.1
-0.1
19.1
0.0
2
C
4
1923
1926
HIL
11.3
10.3
0.1
0.0
0.9
3
3B
7
1918
1926
HIL
11.1
8.7
1.1
0.1
1.3
4
SP
6
1919
1926
MULT
10.8
-0.8
0.2
11.5
0.0
5
SP
6
1912
1917-18
BRK/NLG
8.9
-0.3
0.2
9.0
0.0
6
CF
8
1918
1925
HIL/BRG
8.8
9.1
0.8
0.0
-1.1
7
SP
9
1911
1920-21
MULT
8.5
0.1
-0.2
8.7
-0.1
8
SS
7
1911
1923
MULT
8.4
7.2
0.2
0.0
1.0
9
LF
4
1923
1926
HIL
8.2
8.4
0.9
0.0
-1.0
10
SP
10
1917-18
1926
MULT
8.0
1.5
0.2
6.3
-0.1
11
RF
8
1919
1926
HIL
7.8
6.2
3.3
0.0
-1.7
12
CF
7
1911
1919
MULT
7.2
5.6
2.2
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
6.3
3.9
1.5
0.0
0.9
15
1B
4
1923
1926
HIL
6.2
8.0
-0.7
0.0
-1.1
16
SP
2
1916
1917
BRG/BRK
4.2
0.1
-0.1
4.2
0.0
17
3B
7
1911
1922
MULT
4.2
0.5
3.0
0.0
0.7
18
SP
1
1918
1918
BRG
3.4
0.4
0.1
2.9
0.0
19
SP
5
1914
1922
MULT
3.4
0.0
0.3
3.1
0.0
20
SP
3
1915
1921
HIL/CAG
3.1
0.2
-0.1
3.0
0.0
21
2B
3
1911
1914
NLG/PG
2.8
1.8
0.8
0.0
0.1
22
SS
6
1916
1923
MULT
2.4
1.7
0.4
0.0
0.3
23
SP
2
1924
1925
HIL
2.3
-0.2
0.0
2.5
0.0
24
SS
4
1911-12
1916-17
MULT
2.3
0.0
2.0
0.0
0.3
25
3B
4
1915
1919
BRG/NLS
2.3
1.7
0.4
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
1914-15
1917
NLS/BRG
2.0
-0.7
0.3
2.4
-0.1
28
SP
1
1923
1923
HIL
1.8
0.3
0.0
1.5
0.0
29
SP
4
1923
1926
HIL
1.6
0.2
0.0
1.4
0.0
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
0.4
0.0
0.1
32
2B
3
1911
1920
MULT
1.4
1.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
33
LF
3
1920
1922
HIL
1.4
1.4
0.4
0.0
-0.4
34
SP
3
1920
1922
HIL
1.4
0.5
0.3
0.6
0.0
35
CF
2
1916
1917
BRG
1.2
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
36
C
2
1911-12
1915
FE/NLS
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
2B
4
1914-15
1917
MULT
1.0
1.4
-0.5
0.0
0.1
39
SP
1
1916
1916
NLS
1.0
-0.2
-0.1
1.4
0.0
40
LF
5
1914
1918
MULT
1.0
1.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
41
SS
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
1.0
0.4
0.6
0.0
0.0
42
C
2
1919
1920-21
BAG/BRG
1.0
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
-0.7
1.3
0.0
0.4
45
SP
3
1924
1926
HIL
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
46
3B
2
1918
1919
HIL/BRG
0.8
0.4
-0.2
0.5
0.1
47
LF
5
1911
1917-18
MULT
0.8
1.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.5
48
LF
2
1918
1919
HIL
0.8
0.5
0.4
0.0
-0.1
49
RP
3
1917-18
1919
BRG/BRK
0.8
0.4
-0.3
0.8
0.0
50
C
3
1918
1920
BRG/HIL
0.8
-0.2
0.9
0.0
0.1
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
1B
6
1919
1924
BAG/HIL
0.7
1.4
0.1
0.0
-0.9
56
C
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.6
0.7
-0.2
0.0
0.1
57
SP
1
1919
1919
BRG/HIL
0.6
0.2
-0.1
0.6
0.0
58
SP
1
1911
1911
NLG
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
59
CF
1
1918
1918
HIL/BRG
0.5
0.2
0.4
0.0
0.0
60
C
2
1911
1912-13
NLG
0.5
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
61
RF
2
1912
1914
NLG
0.5
0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.2
62
C
1
1919
1919
HIL
0.5
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.1
63
SS
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.4
0.7
-0.4
0.0
0.1
64
2B
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
65
SP
1
1923
1923
HIL
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
66
LF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.4
0.1
0.4
0.0
0.0
67
RP
1
1911
1911
PG
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
68
LF
2
1911
1916-17
MULT
0.4
0.9
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
69
1B
5
1911-12
1915-16
MULT
0.4
0.0
0.6
0.0
-0.2
70
RF
2
1919
1920
HIL
0.4
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.1
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
0.3
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
SS
2
1925
1926
HIL
0.3
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.2
76
RF
1
1911
1911
NLG
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
77
RP
2
1914
1915
NLG/CAG
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
78
RF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
79
2B
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.3
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.0
80
SS
6
1921
1926
HIL
0.3
-1.5
0.6
0.0
1.1
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
-
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.2
-0.2
0.5
0.0
0.0
85
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
86
RP
2
1916
1917
BRG/NLS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
87
RP
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.3
0.0
88
LF
1
1916
1916
BRG
0.2
-0.1
0.4
0.0
0.0
89
RP
1
1911
1911
PG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
90
SP
1
1918
1918
BRG/HIL
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
91
RP
1
1917
1917
BRG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
92
3B
1
1918
1918
HIL
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
LF
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
94
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
96
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
97
LF
2
1925
1926
HIL
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.3
98
RP
1
1923
1923
HIL
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
99
SP
1
1914-15
1914-15
NLS
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
100
SP
2
1918
1919
HIL/BRG
0.1
-0.4
-0.1
0.6
0.0
101
LF
2
1912
1916
MULT
0.1
0.5
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
102
SS
4
1914-15
1918
NLS/BRG
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.1
103
1B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
105
3B
2
1915
1916-17
NLS/BRK
0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
106
RP
1
1924
1924
HIL
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
107
CF
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
108
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
109
SP
1
1919
1919
HIL
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
110
CF
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
RF
1
1911
1911
PG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
RF
1
1911
1911
NLG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
113
RP
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
SP
2
1914
1915
CAG/NLG
0.0
0.6
0.0
-0.6
0.0
115
2B
1
1916
1916
NLS
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
116
CF
6
1913
1918
MULT
0.0
0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
117
RF
1
1916
1916
NLS
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
118
SS
1
1911
1911
PG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
SS
3
1911-12
1920
MULT
0.0
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.2
120
SS
1
1920
1920
HIL
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
121
2B
2
1917-18
1921
BRK/HIL
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
-
1
1917
1917
BRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1916
1916
NLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
RP
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
LF
3
1910
1914
NLG/OKM
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
127
RF
1
1919
1919
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
-
1
1916
1916
NLS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1912
1912
NLG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
130
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
0.0
0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
131
-
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
C
1
1911
1911
PG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
RF
1
1911
1911
PG
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
135
SS
1
1915
1915
CAG
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
136
-
1
1918
1918
BRG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
3B
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
RF
5
1914
1919
MULT
-0.1
1.6
-1.6
0.2
-0.2
139
CF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
SP
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
141
RP
1
1918
1918
BRG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
142
2B
1
1918
1918
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
143
-
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
144
3B
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.1
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.1
145
RF
1
1916
1916
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
146
RF
2
1914-15
1916
NLS
-0.1
-0.2
0.4
-0.2
0.0
147
-
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
148
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
149
LF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.1
0.1
0.1
-0.2
-0.1
150
LF
1
1913
1913
NLG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
151
RF
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
152
SS
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.1
153
RP
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
154
-
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
155
2B
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
156
CF
1
1918
1918
BRG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
157
-
1
1918
1918
BRG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
158
3B
1
1917-18
1917-18
BRK
-0.1
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
159
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
160
LF
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
161
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
162
-
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
163
-
1
1913
1913
NLG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
164
LF
3
1917-18
1919
MULT
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
165
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
166
-
1
1915
1915
NLS
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
167
RP
1
1923
1923
HIL
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
168
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.2
0.0
-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
LF
1
1915
1915
NLS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
171
C
2
1920
1921
HIL
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
172
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
173
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
174
LF
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
175
-
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
176
SP
2
1921
1922
HIL
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
177
2B
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
178
-
1
1918
1918
HIL
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
179
CF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.2
-0.4
0.2
0.0
0.0
180
-
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
181
CF
1
1911-12
1911-12
FE
-0.3
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
182
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
183
2B
1
1921
1921
HIL
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
184
3B
1
1919
1919
HIL
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
185
RP
1
1911
1911
NLG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
186
-
2
1911-12
1915
FE/CAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
187
RP
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
188
LF
1
1918
1918
HIL
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
189
RF
1
1911
1911
NLG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
190
SS
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
191
RF
1
1911
1911
PG
-0.4
-0.1
0.1
-0.4
0.0
192
-
1
1922
1922
HIL
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
193
LF
1
1916
1916
NLS
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
194
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
195
3B
1
1914-15
1914-15
NLS
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
196
CF
2
1916
1918
NLS/HIL
-0.4
0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.0
197
-
1
1917
1917
BRG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
198
SS
1
1920
1920
HIL
-0.4
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.1
199
C
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
200
2B
2
1921
1922
HIL
-0.5
0.3
-0.8
0.0
0.0
201
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
202
RF
4
1911
1918
MULT
-0.5
-0.7
0.2
0.0
-0.1
203
-
1
1910
1910
OKM
-0.5
0.1
-0.1
-0.6
0.0
204
C
3
1911-12
1918
MULT
-0.6
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
205
2B
2
1911
1912-13
NLG
-0.6
-0.1
-0.6
0.0
0.0
206
SP
2
1919
1922
BRG/HIL
-0.7
-0.4
-0.2
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
-0.7
-0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.0
209
SP
3
1915-16
1917
MULT
-0.7
0.3
-0.1
-0.9
0.0
210
1B
2
1918
1919
BRG
-0.8
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
211
SP
5
1919
1923
HIL/BAG
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
0.0
212
C
4
1916
1919
BRG/NLS
-0.9
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.0
213
-
1
1919
1919
BRG
-1.0
-0.3
-0.6
0.0
0.0
214
SP
3
1911
1915-16
MULT
-1.0
-0.4
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
215
3B
3
1915
1917
NLS/BRG
-1.0
-0.6
-0.6
0.0
0.1
216
SS
3
1911
1920-21
MULT
-1.2
0.1
-1.1
-0.2
0.1
217
RP
2
1922
1926
HIL
-1.8
-0.1
0.0
-1.7
0.0
218
SS
6
1913
1920-21
MULT
-1.8
0.1
-2.4
0.0
0.4

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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