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Howie ShanksTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1912-1925 MLB Years: 1912-1925
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PositionsOF-702, 3B-485, SS-235, 2B-159, 1B-25Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHoward Samuel Shanks
Height5-11Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 21,1890PlaceChicago,Illinois
Death DateJuly 30,1941 [51.009]
MLB DebutMay 9,1912 [21.292]
OrganizationsWS1 [11] BOS [2] NYA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17863Retrosheet IDshanh101MLBAM ID122048
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed75Power53Contact50XBH56RBIs45Runs45Hitting54Durability79Team.493Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1912Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of211163995292147148210400319000.231.305.308.61312322461.229.077.231.3018.680.000.000.22399.0023.91
1913Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of221093903899115137240154038000.254.287.315.60212317416.281.061.162.2903.619.622.670.24390.0017.17
1914Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of2314350044112221046418162951230000.224.269.332.60116636561.243.108.170.2905.179.091.760.71125.0032.14
1915Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of-3b241414925212319804712143042321000.250.297.321.61815827546.273.071.128.3005.497.691.400.000.0021.95
1916Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of251404715111915714823124134325000.253.317.321.63815123540.271.068.178.3127.596.300.830.19471.0019.33
1917Washington Senators IALMLBws1-ss2612643045871550281503337627000.202.269.260.52911220496.221.058.170.2636.657.461.120.000.0022.99
1918Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of-2b27120436421121941562303121417000.257.312.326.63814224488.268.069.193.3146.354.300.680.20436.0021.43
1919Washington Senators IALMLBws1-ss2813549133122871541302548332000.248.289.299.58814716551.274.051.128.2834.548.711.920.18491.0013.11
1920Washington Senators IALMLBws1-3b-of29128444561191674371162943214000.268.316.363.67916127489.290.095.171.3205.938.791.480.82111.0022.69
1921Washington Senators IALMLBws1-3b3015456281170241876911105738324000.302.370.447.81725149646.315.145.247.3758.825.880.671.0880.2928.82
1922Washington Senators IALMLBws1-3b31842723577109132602525413000.283.352.397.74910820314.309.114.228.3497.967.961.000.32272.0025.97
1923Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-3b3213146438118195357661937115000.254.285.336.62115627499.271.082.123.2903.817.411.950.60154.6722.88
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-ss-3b3372193225016302510211209000.259.332.373.7057219223.276.114.228.3319.425.380.570.000.0038.00
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya-3b-2b346615515403111810201509000.258.343.310.653485184.281.052.187.31610.878.150.750.54155.0012.50
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter16655699604144021196256201856441544337263000.253.308.337.64519183326414.271.084.178.0006.476.911.070.39227.9623.06
Washington Senators I Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter13964887529123217387215201775835537936230000.252.308.336.64416422815508.270.084.181.0006.456.881.070.38232.7122.81
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20365760168358382764049124000.256.299.347.64622846722.273.091.154.0005.546.791.230.42219.0027.38
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6615515403111810201509000.258.343.310.653485184.281.052.187.00010.878.150.750.54155.0012.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games162554591402192601864043426000.253.308.337.64518732624.271.084.178.0006.476.911.070.39227.9623.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1912Washington Senators IALMLBws121OF114--1891482211203.9621.78------11698.375.0
1913Washington Senators IALMLBws122OF109--2071353225220.9782.02------109100.070.8
1914Washington Senators IALMLBws123OF139--27614143304290.9542.09------14397.290.3
1915Washington Senators IALMLBws124OF80--1511331167164.9822.05------14156.752.3
1915Washington Senators IALMLBws1243B49--57941410165151.9153.08------14134.832.0
1915Washington Senators IALMLBws1242B10--1821144039.9753.90------1417.16.5
1916Washington Senators IALMLBws125OF88--2031934225222.9872.52------14062.957.5
1916Washington Senators IALMLBws1253B31--4549439894.9593.03------14022.120.3
1916Washington Senators IALMLBws125SS8--1122643933.8464.13------1405.75.2
1916Washington Senators IALMLBws1251B7--542446056.9338.00------1405.04.6
1917Washington Senators IALMLBws126SS90--2052553544495460.9295.11------12671.458.8
1917Washington Senators IALMLBws126OF26--7312238785.9773.27------12620.617.0
1917Washington Senators IALMLBws1261B2--18-121918.9479.00------1261.61.3
1918Washington Senators IALMLBws127OF64--149771163156.9572.44------12053.350.0
1918Washington Senators IALMLBws1272B48--1301361420280266.9505.54------12040.037.5
1918Washington Senators IALMLBws1273B3--511111716.9415.33------1202.52.3
1919Washington Senators IALMLBws128SS94--2382604225540498.9225.30------13569.667.1
1919Washington Senators IALMLBws1282B34--7298148184170.9245.00------13525.224.3
1919Washington Senators IALMLBws128OF6--191112120.9523.33------1354.44.3
1920Washington Senators IALMLBws1293B63--102131124245233.9513.70------12849.241.4
1920Washington Senators IALMLBws129OF35--742--76761.0002.17------12827.323.0
1920Washington Senators IALMLBws1291B14--112636121118.9758.43------12810.99.2
1920Washington Senators IALMLBws1292B5--511221816.8893.20------1283.93.3
1920Washington Senators IALMLBws129SS1--14--551.0005.00------1280.80.7
1921Washington Senators IALMLBws1303B154--2183302335571548.9603.56------154100.0100.7
1921Washington Senators IALMLBws1302B1---------------1540.60.7
1922Washington Senators IALMLBws1313B54--611121514188173.9203.20------8464.335.1
1922Washington Senators IALMLBws131OF27--653227068.9712.52------8432.117.5
1923Boston Red SoxALMLBbos323B83--891731716279262.9393.16------13163.454.6
1923Boston Red SoxALMLBbos322B38--9282718181174.9614.58------13129.025.0
1923Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32OF6--101--11111.0001.83------1314.63.9
1923Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32SS1--141-65.8335.00------1310.80.7
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33SS41--6275415141137.9723.34------7256.926.6
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos333B22--3758499995.9604.32------7230.614.3
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33OF4--3---331.0000.75------725.62.6
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos332B2--411-65.8332.50------722.81.3
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331B2--161-117171.0008.50------722.81.3
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya343B26--3229426561.9382.35------6639.416.9
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya342B21--32582119290.9784.29------6631.813.6
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya34OF4--4---441.0001.00------666.12.6
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF702--142399452015671522.9712.17------7020.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B485--646987949417271633.9463.37------4850.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS235--518620888812261138.9284.84------2350.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B159--3534074163801760.9494.78------1590.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B25--2009813217209.9638.36------250.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1912Washington Senators IALMLBws121---------114-
1913Washington Senators IALMLBws122---------109-
1914Washington Senators IALMLBws123---------139-
1915Washington Senators IALMLBws124---10-49---80-
1916Washington Senators IALMLBws125--7-831---88-
1917Washington Senators IALMLBws126--2-90----26-
1918Washington Senators IALMLBws127---48-3---64-
1919Washington Senators IALMLBws128---3494----6-
1920Washington Senators IALMLBws129--145163---35-
1921Washington Senators IALMLBws130---1-154-----
1922Washington Senators IALMLBws131-----54---27-
1923Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32---38183---6-
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33--224122---4-
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya34---21-26---4-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1928Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle37Assistant Coach1546292.40339.07Roger Peckinpaugh
1929Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle38Assistant Coach1528171.53324.03Roger Peckinpaugh
1930Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle39Assistant Coach1548173.52621.04Roger Peckinpaugh
1931Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle40Assistant Coach1547876.50630.04Roger Peckinpaugh
1932Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle41Assistant Coach1528765.57219.04Roger Peckinpaugh
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2024-12-10TradeTraded by Red Sox to Yankees for Mike McNally. 
2023-02-10TradeTraded by Senators with Ed Goebel and Val Picinich to Red Sox for Allan Russell and Muddy Ruel. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.