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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Leon Kessling Ames
Stat Years
1903-1919  [mlb] 1903-1919
Height/Weight
5-10 / 185
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
P (533)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1936-10-08 [54.067]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Warren Local (Vincent,OH)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1903-09-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.043)
Service Time
Organizations
NY1 [11] SLN [5] CIN [3] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8182 ... retro id: amesr101 ... mlbam id: 110219
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1903New York GiantsNLMLBny1-201---201.29222100014.052208140000.933.210.005.149.001.291.751.000
    1903MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----201---201.29222100014.052208140000.933.210.005.149.001.291.751.000
    1904New York GiantsNLMLBny1-212---462.271613111333115.0944429238936031.157.360.162.977.283.442.45.400
    1904MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----211---462.271613111333115.0944429238936031.157.360.162.977.283.442.45.400
    1905New York GiantsNLMLBny1-223---2282.743431212330262.222011380210519830031.247.540.073.606.783.871.89.733
    1905MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----221---2282.753431212330262.722011380210519830031.247.550.073.606.803.881.89.733
    1906New York GiantsNLMLBny1-234---12102.663125151561203.116679601931567131.277.350.044.126.903.501.68.545
    1906MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----231---12102.663125151561203.316679601931567131.287.360.044.126.913.501.68.545
    1907New York GiantsNLMLBny1-245---10122.1639261728131233.118493564108146200101.257.100.154.175.633.591.35.455
    1907MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----241---10122.1639261728131233.318493564108146200101.257.100.154.175.643.591.35.455
    1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1-256---741.81181550231114.1963323027812011.087.560.002.136.382.603.00.636
    1908MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----251---741.81181550231114.3963323027812011.087.570.002.136.392.603.00.636
    1909New York GiantsNLMLBny1-267---15102.693426202681244.02171097328115613041.228.000.072.995.754.021.93.600
    1909MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----261---15102.693426202681244.02171097328115613041.228.000.072.995.754.021.93.600
    1910New York GiantsNLMLBny1-278---12112.2233231335100190.11617847363949061.187.610.142.984.443.691.49.522
    1910MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----271---12112.2333231335100190.31617847363949061.187.620.142.984.453.691.49.522
    1911New York GiantsNLMLBny1-289---11102.6834231315112205.017080610541188041.097.460.002.375.183.512.19.524
    1911MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----281---11102.6834231315112205.017080610541188041.097.460.002.375.183.512.19.524
    1912New York GiantsNLMLBny1-2910---1152.463322928112179.01948249335839041.289.750.151.764.174.122.37.688
    1912MLB Totals: NY1byYearMLB----291---1152.463322928112179.01948249335839041.289.750.151.764.174.122.37.688
    1913New York GiantsNLMLBny1-3011---212.16852023141.235111008303011.037.560.001.736.482.383.75.667
    1913Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-3011---11132.883124121572187.11858260770809051.368.890.343.363.843.941.14.458
    1913MLB Totals: NY1-CINbyYearMLB----302---13142.7539291417103229.0220937077811012061.308.650.283.074.323.661.41.481
    1914Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-3112---15232.64473618310116297.02741258789412812061.248.300.242.853.883.791.36.395
    1914MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----311---15232.64473618310116297.02741258789412812061.248.300.242.853.883.791.36.395
    1915Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-3213---244.5017741510168.0823934224263001.5610.850.263.183.445.161.08.333
    1915St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-3213---932.46151482111113.1933531132482101.107.390.082.543.812.781.50.750
    1915MLB Totals: CIN-SLNbyYearMLB----322---1173.2332211236112181.31757465356745101.288.700.152.783.683.681.32.611
    1916St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-3314---11162.64452210217238228.022510067357989051.248.880.122.253.873.951.72.407
    1916MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----331---11162.64452210217238228.022510067357989051.248.880.122.253.873.951.72.407
    1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-3415---15102.71431910217243209.01897563257625031.188.140.092.452.673.231.09.600
    1917MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----341---15102.71431910217243209.01897563257625031.188.140.092.452.673.231.09.600
    1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-3516---9142.312725170221206.21927553152685051.188.360.042.262.963.271.31.391
    1918MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----351---9142.312725170221206.71927553152685051.188.380.042.272.973.271.31.391
    1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-3617---354.89237101016170.0884438125193011.6111.310.133.212.445.660.76.375
    1919Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-3617---026.19321011116.02612110341001.8114.630.001.692.256.751.33.000
    1919MLB Totals: SLN-PHIbyYearMLB----362---375.13269201117286.01145649128234011.6511.930.102.932.415.860.82.300
    MLB Totals (20 yrs)1831672.6353336720926115166363,198.02896131193442103417021562641.238.150.122.914.793.691.65.523
    National League Totals (20 yrs)1831672.6353336720926115166363,198.02896131193442103417021562641.238.150.122.914.793.691.65.523
    New York Giants Totals (11 yrs)108772.45282211128154771121,802.715427244901762011691071391.207.700.083.105.843.621.89.584
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (5 yrs)47482.7415387466476614827.07873292528223295241141.228.560.092.433.213.581.32.495
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)28402.95956734520289552.354124618117188234240111.328.820.283.063.814.011.24.412
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)026.19321011116.02612110341001.8114.630.001.692.256.751.33.000
    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%
    1903New York GiantsNLMLBny1-20p---126000001000000000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1904New York GiantsNLMLBny1-21p---21640351003003000000.125.186.150.3364361.000.025.0006.980.000.000.00.0020.0
    1905New York GiantsNLMLBny1-22p---334976140307004006000.144.178.206.384107203.000.062.0003.740.000.000.00.0021.4
    1906New York GiantsNLMLBny1-23p---43161240000008001000.066.174.066.2407040.000.000.00011.430.000.000.00.000.0
    1907New York GiantsNLMLBny1-24p---539695120015007004000.174.250.217.46780151.000.043.0008.750.000.0069.01.258.3
    1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1-25p---61836570002001004000.194.216.194.4104170.000.000.0002.440.000.000.00.000.0
    1909New York GiantsNLMLBny1-26p---73481561006005003000.074.128.086.2148971.000.012.0005.620.000.000.00.0016.7
    1910New York GiantsNLMLBny1-27p---8336211110160012102000.177.190.242.43265152.000.065.0001.5432.3121.0062.01.5418.2
    1911New York GiantsNLMLBny1-28p---934642601050051203000.094.159.125.2847281.000.031.0006.9416.672.400.00.0016.7
    1912New York GiantsNLMLBny1-29p---10335861330031042301000.224.274.276.55063163.000.052.0006.3536.515.750.00.0023.1
    1913New York GiantsNLMLBny1-30p---11813120001100501000.154.154.154.3081420.000.000.0000.0035.710.000.00.000.0
    1913Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-30p---1131592600020012204000.102.117.102.2196460.000.000.0001.5634.3822.000.00.000.0
    1914Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-31p---12479461210161023305000.128.146.170.316101162.000.042.0001.9832.6716.5094.00.9916.7
    1915Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-32p---131720110000102700000.050.136.050.1862210.000.000.0009.0931.823.500.00.000.0
    1915St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-32p---1315350400020121703000.114.162.114.2764040.029.000.0005.0042.508.500.00.000.0
    1916St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-33p---14456831201010031902000.176.211.206.41773141.000.030.0004.1126.036.330.00.008.3
    1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-34p---15436431212070062303000.188.257.266.52373173.000.078.0008.2231.513.830.00.0025.0
    1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-35p---16276411010041071404000.156.239.172.41175111.000.016.0009.3318.672.000.00.0010.0
    1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-36p---172318040001000701000.222.222.222.4441940.000.000.0000.0036.840.000.00.000.0
    1919Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-36p---1735021001000100000.400.400.6001.000531.000.200.0000.0020.000.000.00.0050.0
    MLB Totals (20 yrs)5331014521431073635161204047000.141.190.174.364112217620.097.033.1735.4418.183.34338.00.2714.0
    National League Totals (20 yrs)5331014521431073635161204047000.141.190.174.364112217620.097.033.1735.4418.183.34338.00.2714.0
    New York Giants Totals (11 yrs)282587368064239203861025000.136.189.170.35965010012.102.034.1495.859.381.61293.50.3115.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (5 yrs)15324974223015111880013000.169.225.201.426280505.104.032.2496.4328.574.440.00.0011.9
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)9517391910182056209000.110.135.133.268187232.064.023.1642.6733.1612.40173.00.5310.5
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)35021001000100000.400.400.6001.000531.200.200.5000.0020.000.000.00.0050.0
    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
    1903New York GiantsNLMLB20P2014.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.06
    1904New York GiantsNLMLB21P160115.0526413531.8861.900.2710.5100.05
    1905New York GiantsNLMLB22P340263.01269518681.9422.400.3122.2100.03
    1906New York GiantsNLMLB23P310203.01066508176.9382.500.3720.4100.04
    1907New York GiantsNLMLB24P390233.01176809587.9162.200.3725.5100.03
    1908New York GiantsNLMLB25P180114.0532344037.9252.100.3211.7100.06
    1909New York GiantsNLMLB26P340244.0119991119110.9243.200.4522.2100.04
    1910New York GiantsNLMLB27P330190.01168848779.9082.400.4221.4100.05
    1911New York GiantsNLMLB28P3400.0769708376.9162.200.0022.2100.04
    1912New York GiantsNLMLB29P3300.0653136059.9831.800.0021.9100.05
    1913Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30P3100.0249105251.9811.600.0020.3100.05
    1913New York GiantsNLMLB30P800.00180218181.0002.300.005.3100.015
    1914Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31P4700.089993116107.9222.300.0030.5100.01
    1915Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32P1700.0522102827.9641.600.0011.0100.07
    1915St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32P1500.0039114039.9752.600.009.8100.07
    1916St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB33P4500.0356606559.9081.300.0029.4100.02
    1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34P4300.0483248987.9782.000.0028.3100.02
    1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35P2700.0657316663.9552.300.0020.9100.06
    1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB36P2300.0112101413.9290.600.0016.8100.06
    1919Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB36P300.00700771.0002.300.002.2100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)53301,3761071000742512.0000.000.00---------
    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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    1903MLB2----------
    1904MLB16----------
    1905MLB34----------
    1906MLB31----------
    1907MLB39----------
    1908MLB18----------
    1909MLB34----------
    1910MLB33----------
    1911MLB34----------
    1912MLB33----------
    1913MLB39----------
    1914MLB47----------
    1915MLB32----------
    1916MLB45----------
    1917MLB43----------
    1918MLB27----------
    1919MLB26----------
    Totals533----------