Lefty Grove

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  • Lefty Grove

Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove (March 6, 1900 – May 22, 1975) was a professional baseball pitcher. After having success in the minor leagues during the early 1920s, Grove became a star in Major League Baseball with the American League's Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox, winning 300 games in his 17-year MLB career. He was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1947.

Lefty Grove
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Major League pitching statistics for Lefty Grove.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1925 PHA 10-12 4.75 45 18 5 0 1 197 207 120 104 131 116
1926 PHA 13-13 2.51 45 33 20 1 6 258 227 97 72 101 194
1927 PHA 20-13 3.19 51 28 14 1 9 262 251 116 93 79 174
1928 PHA 24-8 2.58 39 31 24 4 4 261 228 93 75 64 183
1929 PHA 20-6 2.81 42 37 19 2 4 275 278 104 86 81 170
1930 PHA 28-5 2.54 50 32 22 2 9 291 273 101 82 60 209
1931 PHA 31-4 2.06 41 30 27 4 5 288 249 84 66 62 175
1932 PHA 25-10 2.84 44 30 27 4 7 291 269 101 92 79 188
1933 PHA 24-8 3.20 45 28 21 2 6 275 280 113 98 83 114
1934 BOS 8-8 6.50 22 12 5 0 0 109 149 84 79 32 43
1935 BOS 20-12 2.70 35 30 23 2 1 273 269 105 82 65 121
1936 BOS 17-12 2.81 35 30 22 6 2 253 237 90 79 65 130
1937 BOS 17-9 3.02 32 32 21 3 0 262 269 101 88 83 153
1938 BOS 14-4 3.08 24 21 12 1 1 163 169 65 56 52 99
1939 BOS 15-4 2.54 23 23 17 2 0 191 180 63 54 58 81
1940 BOS 7-6 3.99 22 21 9 1 0 153 159 73 68 50 62
1941 BOS 7-7 4.37 21 21 10 0 0 134 155 84 65 42 54
Career 300-141 - 616 457 298 35 55 - 3849 1594 1339 1187 2266

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Major League fielding statistics for Lefty Grove.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1925 PHA 45 - 6 55 2 3 0.968
1926 PHA 45 - 6 53 3 3 0.952
1927 PHA 51 - 8 55 9 2 0.875
1928 PHA 39 - 6 40 1 0 0.979
1929 PHA 42 - 3 41 2 0 0.957
1930 PHA 50 - 6 53 2 1 0.967
1931 PHA 41 - 2 47 0 1 1.000
1932 PHA 44 - 3 46 1 1 0.980
1933 PHA 45 - 9 58 2 5 0.971
1934 BOS 22 - 3 18 2 1 0.913
1935 BOS 35 - 1 63 2 6 0.970
1936 BOS 35 - 3 49 2 0 0.963
1937 BOS 32 - 6 43 1 1 0.980
1938 BOS 24 - 0 29 0 0 1.000
1939 BOS 25 - 0 21 3 2 0.875
1940 BOS 23 - 1 34 3 0 0.921
1941 BOS 21 - 2 17 3 0 0.864
Career 619 - 65 722 38 26 -

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Major League batting statistics for Lefty Grove.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1925 PHA 45 65 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 1 26 0.123 0.136 0.123
1926 PHA 45 81 6 8 1 1 0 6 0 5 42 0.099 0.151 0.136
1927 PHA 51 80 8 10 1 0 2 8 1 8 30 0.125 0.205 0.213
1928 PHA 39 88 10 15 2 1 1 6 0 10 41 0.170 0.263 0.250
1929 PHA 42 102 13 22 3 0 1 15 0 6 33 0.216 0.259 0.275
1930 PHA 50 110 11 22 3 2 2 17 0 7 46 0.200 0.248 0.318
1931 PHA 41 115 8 23 3 0 0 12 0 3 48 0.200 0.220 0.226
1932 PHA 44 107 10 18 1 0 4 12 0 5 51 0.168 0.205 0.290
1933 PHA 45 105 9 9 4 0 1 7 0 4 43 0.086 0.119 0.152
1934 BOS 22 37 4 6 1 0 1 4 0 2 13 0.162 0.205 0.270
1935 BOS 35 89 5 7 1 1 1 5 0 13 49 0.079 0.196 0.146
1936 BOS 35 80 5 11 4 0 0 5 0 6 34 0.138 0.207 0.188
1937 BOS 32 91 6 13 1 0 0 6 0 12 39 0.143 0.243 0.154
1938 BOS 24 54 8 8 0 0 0 8 0 7 25 0.148 0.246 0.148
1939 BOS 25 67 3 9 0 0 1 5 0 9 26 0.134 0.237 0.179
1940 BOS 23 53 4 8 0 0 1 2 0 3 29 0.151 0.196 0.208
1941 BOS 21 45 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 4 18 0.111 0.184 0.156
Career 619 1369 119 202 27 5 15 121 1 105 593 - - -

First NameRobert
Middle NameMoses
Last NameGrove
Full Name at BirthRobert Moses Grove
Age75 (age at death)
Date of BirthMarch 6, 1900
BirthplaceLonaconing, MD
Date of DeathMay 22, 1975
Location of DeathNorwalk, OH
BuriedFrostburg Memorial Park, Frostburg, MD
Height6' 3" (190 cm)
Weight190 lbs (86.2 kg)
Star SignPisces
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolCentral (Lonaconing, MD)
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher
BatsLeft
ThrowsLeft
MLB Debut14 April 1925
Last MLB Game28 September 1941
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1947 (123/161 ballots).

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