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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Edward Donovan
Stat Years
1898-1918  [mlb] 1898-1918
Height/Weight
5-11 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (378) ... OF (37) ... 1B (18) ... 2B (8) ... SS (3)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1923-12-09 [47.057]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1898-04-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.191)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [11] NYA [2] WSN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10833 ... retro id: donob101 ... mlbam id: 113465
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1898Washington NationalsNLMLBwsn---211---164.30177601010088.08874420693612071.789.000.007.063.687.570.52.143
    1898MLB Totals: WSNbyYearMLB----211---164.30177601010088.08874420693612071.789.000.007.063.687.570.52.143
    1899Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB---222---124.32522023125.0352212013111001.9212.600.004.683.967.920.85.333
    1899MLB Totals: byYearMLB----221---124.32522023125.0352212013111001.9212.600.004.683.967.920.85.333
    1900Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB---233---126.68542011031.0362323018131031.7410.450.005.233.776.680.72.333
    1900MLB Totals: byYearMLB----231---126.68542011031.0362323018131031.7410.450.005.233.776.680.72.333
    1901Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB---244---25152.774538362773351.0324151108115222610081.368.310.033.905.793.871.49.625
    1901MLB Totals: byYearMLB----241---25152.774538362773351.0324151108115222610081.368.310.033.905.793.871.49.625
    1902Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB---255---17152.783533304221297.22501229211111707071.217.560.033.365.143.691.53.531
    1902MLB Totals: byYearMLB----251---17152.793533304221297.72501229211111707071.217.570.033.365.153.691.53.531
    1903Detroit TigersALMLBdet-266---17162.293534344110307.0247104783951877051.117.240.092.795.483.051.97.515
    1903MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----261---17162.293534344110307.0247104783951877051.117.240.092.795.483.051.97.515
    1904Detroit TigersALMLBdet-277---17162.463434303000293.025111180594137110111.187.710.152.894.213.411.46.515
    1904MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----271---17162.463434303000293.025111180594137110111.187.710.152.894.213.411.46.515
    1905Detroit TigersALMLBdet-288---18152.603432275220280.223611181210113540101.207.570.063.244.333.561.34.545
    1905MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----281---18152.603432275220280.723611181210113540101.207.580.063.244.343.571.34.545
    1906Detroit TigersALMLBdet-299---9153.152525220000211.22219274472852081.389.400.173.063.613.911.18.375
    1906MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----291---9153.152525220000211.72219274472852081.399.420.173.073.623.921.18.375
    1907Detroit TigersALMLBdet-3010---2542.193228273441271.022296663821232081.127.370.102.724.083.191.50.862
    1907MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----301---2542.193228273441271.022296663821232081.127.370.102.724.083.191.50.862
    1908Detroit TigersALMLBdet-3111---1872.082928256110242.221078562531413061.087.790.071.975.232.892.66.720
    1908MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----311---1872.082928256110242.721078562531413061.097.800.071.975.242.902.66.720
    1909Detroit TigersALMLBdet-3212---872.312117134442140.11215036060764061.297.760.003.854.873.211.27.533
    1909MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----321---872.312117134442140.31215036060764061.297.770.003.854.883.211.27.533
    1910Detroit TigersALMLBdet-3313---1772.442623203330206.218474564611072071.198.010.172.664.663.221.75.708
    1910MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----331---1772.442623203330206.718474564611072071.198.030.172.664.673.231.75.708
    1911Detroit TigersALMLBdet-3414---1093.312019151110168.11608362464813031.338.550.213.424.334.441.27.526
    1911MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----341---1093.322019151110168.31608362464813031.338.570.213.434.344.441.27.526
    1912Detroit TigersALMLBdet-3515---100.90310022010.05210260010.704.500.001.805.401.803.001.000
    1912MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----351---100.90310022010.05210260010.704.500.001.805.401.803.001.000
    1915New York YankeesALMLBnya-3816---034.81910078033.2351818110170011.349.360.272.674.544.811.70.000
    1915MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----381---034.88910078033.7351818110170011.369.490.272.714.614.881.70.000
    1916New York YankeesALMLBnya-3917---000.0010001101.01000100002.009.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    1916MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----391---000.0010001101.01000100002.009.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    1918Detroit TigersALMLBdet-4118---101.5021001106.05110110001.007.500.001.501.501.501.001.000
    1918MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----411---101.5021001106.05110110001.007.500.001.501.501.501.001.000
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)1861392.6937832728935495182,964.7263112128863010591552690911.247.990.093.224.713.681.47.572
    American League Totals (13 yrs)141992.5227124321329272832,172.01898820609286961096380661.197.860.122.884.543.401.57.588
    National League Totals (5 yrs)45403.151078476622235792.77333922772363456310251.388.330.024.125.184.451.26.529
    Detroit Tigers Totals (11 yrs)141962.4926124221329191932,137.31862802591276851079380651.197.840.112.884.543.381.58.595
    Brooklyn Superbas Totals (4 yrs)44343.00907770612135704.76453182352294420190181.338.240.033.765.374.061.43.564
    Washington Nationals Totals (1 yrs)164.30177601010088.08874420693612071.789.000.007.063.687.570.52.143
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)034.741010089034.7361818111170011.379.470.262.894.474.741.55.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1898Washington NationalsNLMLBwsn---21of-p---13910311172228204021000.165.211.282.493110296.000.117.0003.640.000.0051.51.8235.3
    1899Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB---22p---2513231000000000000.231.231.308.5391341.000.077.0000.000.000.000.00.0033.3
    1900Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB---23p---3513000002000000000.000.000.000.0001300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1901Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB---24p---446135162330213108008000.170.217.237.454151325.000.067.0005.300.000.0067.51.3221.7
    1902Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB---25p---548161162832116709022000.174.227.236.463174386.000.062.0005.170.000.00161.00.5721.4
    1903Detroit TigersALMLBdet-26p---640124113032012304009000.242.266.298.564137375.000.056.0002.920.000.000.00.0016.7
    1904Detroit TigersALMLBdet-27p---74614012382116203005000.271.287.321.608148454.000.050.0002.030.000.00140.00.6810.5
    1905Detroit TigersALMLBdet-28p---8441301625400580120113000.192.266.223.489156294.000.031.0007.690.000.000.00.0016.0
    1906Detroit TigersALMLBdet-29p---928915110100601004000.121.130.143.27396131.000.022.0001.040.000.000.00.009.1
    1907Detroit TigersALMLBdet-30p---1037109202972019406004000.266.304.367.671119409.000.101.0005.040.000.000.00.0031.0
    1908Detroit TigersALMLBdet-31p---11308251310022010001000.159.250.171.42193141.000.012.00010.750.000.000.00.007.7
    1909Detroit TigersALMLBdet-32p---122245690001002015000.200.250.200.4505390.000.000.0003.770.000.000.00.000.0
    1910Detroit TigersALMLBdet-33p---1326696101002005002000.145.203.159.36276111.000.014.0006.580.000.000.00.0010.0
    1911Detroit TigersALMLBdet-34p---142460111231161011001000.200.324.333.65772205.000.133.00015.280.000.0060.01.3941.7
    1912Detroit TigersALMLBdet-35p-of---15613310000001000000.077.143.077.2201410.000.000.0007.140.000.000.00.000.0
    1915New York YankeesALMLBnya-38p---161012110000001600000.083.154.083.2371310.000.000.0007.6946.156.000.00.000.0
    1918Detroit TigersALMLBdet-41p---1722110001000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)45813021422513011793360776655000.193.241.249.490144032448.143.056.1895.350.420.08186.00.4919.1
    American League Totals (12 yrs)31587797180217254260566244000.205.255.252.50797922130.140.047.2055.720.610.11438.50.2016.7
    National League Totals (5 yrs)143425457194539100210411000.167.213.242.45546110318.148.075.1574.560.000.0085.01.0825.4
    Detroit Tigers Totals (11 yrs)30586596179217254260550244000.207.256.254.51096622030.141.047.2055.690.000.00432.50.2116.8
    Brooklyn Superbas Totals (4 yrs)10432234547233180170210000.168.214.230.4443517412.140.062.1604.840.000.00107.30.8522.2
    Washington Nationals Totals (1 yrs)3910311172228204021000.165.211.282.493110296.175.117.1493.640.000.0051.51.8235.3
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)1012110000001600000.083.154.083.2371310.083.000.1677.6946.156.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1898Washington NationalsNLMLB212B100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.66
    1898Washington NationalsNLMLB21SS100.0112142.5002.000.000.62.67
    1898Washington NationalsNLMLB21OF2000.0384334542.9332.100.0012.951.35
    1898Washington NationalsNLMLB21P1700.0617322623.8851.400.0011.043.64
    1899Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB22P500.0151076.8571.200.003.3100.06
    1900Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB23P500.00120012121.0002.400.003.5100.08
    1901Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB24P4500.01475759689.9272.000.0032.897.81
    1902Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB251B800.0877139594.98911.800.005.716.73
    1902Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB252B100.02300551.0005.000.000.72.13
    1902Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB25OF400.0801098.8892.000.002.88.36
    1902Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLB25P3500.02071529691.9482.600.0024.872.91
    1903Detroit TigersALMLB262B102.00100111.0001.000.500.72.55
    1903Detroit TigersALMLB26SS208.0032153.6001.500.381.55.07
    1903Detroit TigersALMLB26OF1013.01200331.0003.000.230.72.57
    1903Detroit TigersALMLB26P350307.02565629690.9382.600.2925.787.52
    1904Detroit TigersALMLB271B8044.0520115352.9816.501.185.317.44
    1904Detroit TigersALMLB27OF1010.0002020.0000.000.000.72.27
    1904Detroit TigersALMLB27P340293.0288942121117.9673.400.4022.473.93
    1905Detroit TigersALMLB282B208.0221054.8002.000.501.34.53
    1905Detroit TigersALMLB28OF8055.01040014141.0001.800.255.218.28
    1905Detroit TigersALMLB28P340281.01667638983.9332.400.3022.277.33
    1906Detroit TigersALMLB292B3028.0531098.8892.700.292.010.74
    1906Detroit TigersALMLB29OF109.0101021.5001.000.110.73.68
    1906Detroit TigersALMLB29P250212.01162317673.9612.900.3416.889.34
    1907Detroit TigersALMLB30P320271.01356407369.9452.200.2521.386.54
    1908Detroit TigersALMLB31P290243.01639506055.9171.900.2319.096.74
    1909Detroit TigersALMLB32P210140.0929113938.9741.800.2713.895.55
    1910Detroit TigersALMLB33P260207.0933224442.9551.600.2016.9100.05
    1911Detroit TigersALMLB34P2000.0425203129.9351.500.0013.083.36
    1912Detroit TigersALMLB351B200.0501065.8332.500.001.333.34
    1912Detroit TigersALMLB35OF200.0000000.0000.000.001.333.310
    1912Detroit TigersALMLB35P300.00100111.0000.300.002.050.012
    1915New York YankeesALMLB38P900.01700881.0000.900.005.990.010
    1916New York YankeesALMLB39P100.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.012
    1918Detroit TigersALMLB41P200.00100111.0000.500.001.6100.013
    MLB Totals - (1B)1800144734154151.9818.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)80099202018.9002.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)300144295.5561.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)37005810737568.9071.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)37802,1691736544920876827.9442.200.380.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1898MLB17--1-1---20-
    1899MLB5----------
    1900MLB5----------
    1901MLB45----------
    1902MLB35-81-----4-
    1903MLB35--1-2---1-
    1904MLB34-8------1-
    1905MLB34--2-----8-
    1906MLB25--3-----1-
    1907MLB32----------
    1908MLB29----------
    1909MLB21----------
    1910MLB26----------
    1911MLB20----------
    1912MLB3-2------2-
    1915MLB9----------
    1916MLB1----------
    1918MLB2----------
    Totals378-188-3---37-