Bob Shawkey

James Robert Shawkey (December 4, 1890 – December 31, 1980) was an American baseball pitcher who played fifteen seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the Philadelphia Athletics and New York Yankees from 1915 to 1927. He batted and threw right-handed and served primarily as a starting pitcher.

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Pitching Stats

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Major League pitching statistics for Bob Shawkey.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1913 PHA 6-5 2.34 18 15 8 1 0 111 92 41 29 50 52
1914 PHA 15-8 2.73 38 31 18 5 2 237 223 88 72 75 89
1915 NYY 4-7 3.26 16 9 5 1 0 85 78 38 31 35 31
1915 PHA 6-6 4.05 17 13 7 1 0 100 103 57 45 38 56
1916 NYY 24-14 2.21 53 27 21 4 8 276 204 78 68 81 122
1917 NYY 13-15 2.44 32 26 16 2 0 236 207 81 64 72 97
1918 NYY 1-1 1.13 3 2 1 1 0 16 7 2 2 10 3
1919 NYY 20-11 2.72 41 27 22 3 5 261 218 94 79 92 122
1920 NYY 20-13 2.45 38 31 20 5 2 267 246 88 73 85 126
1921 NYY 18-12 4.08 38 31 18 3 2 245 245 131 111 86 126
1922 NYY 20-12 2.91 39 34 22 3 1 299 286 112 97 98 130
1923 NYY 16-11 3.51 36 31 17 1 1 258 232 114 101 102 125
1924 NYY 16-11 4.12 38 25 10 1 0 207 226 107 95 74 114
1925 NYY 6-14 4.11 33 19 9 1 0 186 209 101 85 67 81
1926 NYY 8-7 3.62 29 10 3 1 3 104 102 49 42 37 63
1927 NYY 2-3 2.89 19 2 0 0 4 43 44 19 14 16 23
Career 195-150 - 488 333 197 33 28 - 2722 1200 1008 1018 1360

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Bob Shawkey.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1913 PHA 18 - 3 40 4 0 0.915
1914 PHA 38 - 6 63 5 1 0.932
1915 NYY 16 - 2 23 2 0 0.926
1915 PHA 17 - 3 26 1 3 0.967
1916 NYY 53 - 12 79 3 2 0.968
1917 NYY 32 - 18 79 4 5 0.960
1918 NYY 3 - 6 4 0 0 1.000
1919 NYY 41 - 22 59 4 1 0.953
1920 NYY 38 - 15 48 1 0 0.984
1921 NYY 38 - 14 35 3 1 0.942
1922 NYY 39 - 13 70 4 4 0.954
1923 NYY 36 - 9 61 2 3 0.972
1924 NYY 38 - 11 39 6 1 0.893
1925 NYY 33 - 7 37 0 1 1.000
1926 NYY 29 - 2 23 1 0 0.962
1927 NYY 19 - 3 11 1 0 0.933
Career 488 - 146 697 41 22 -

Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Bob Shawkey.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1913 PHA 18 44 3 6 1 0 0 5 0 1 10 0.136 0.156 0.159
1914 PHA 38 83 6 17 2 0 0 5 0 4 22 0.205 0.241 0.229
1915 NYY 16 29 3 7 3 1 0 1 0 0 10 0.241 0.241 0.414
1915 PHA 17 31 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 3 11 0.129 0.206 0.194
1916 NYY 53 93 5 17 1 0 0 4 0 3 21 0.183 0.208 0.194
1917 NYY 32 84 3 16 4 0 0 8 0 3 15 0.190 0.218 0.238
1918 NYY 3 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.750 0.800 0.750
1919 NYY 41 94 5 22 1 0 0 6 0 1 15 0.234 0.242 0.245
1920 NYY 38 100 13 23 1 0 0 10 0 4 13 0.230 0.267 0.240
1921 NYY 38 90 13 27 2 1 1 11 0 2 13 0.300 0.315 0.378
1922 NYY 39 115 12 21 2 0 1 12 0 2 18 0.183 0.203 0.226
1923 NYY 36 99 8 20 1 1 0 10 0 0 15 0.202 0.202 0.232
1924 NYY 38 69 12 22 4 1 1 15 0 7 5 0.319 0.390 0.449
1925 NYY 33 68 1 10 1 2 0 2 0 0 4 0.147 0.147 0.221
1926 NYY 29 35 4 9 1 0 0 3 0 3 6 0.257 0.316 0.286
1927 NYY 19 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.091 0.091 0.091
Career 488 1049 90 225 26 6 3 94 0 34 181 - - -

First NameJames
Middle NameRobert
Last NameShawkey
Full Name at BirthJames Robert Shawkey
Age90 (age at death)
Date of BirthDecember 4, 1890
BirthplaceSigel, PA
Date of DeathDecember 31, 1980
Location of DeathSyracuse, NY
BuriedOakwood-Morningside Cemetery, Syracuse, NY
Height5' 11" (180 cm)
Weight168 lbs (76.2 kg)
Star SignSagittarius
NationalityAmerican
UniversitySlippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut16 July 1913
Last MLB Game29 September 1927

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