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Sheriff BlakeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1920-1937 MLB Years: 1920-1937
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PositionsP-304Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Frederick Blake
Height6-0Weight180BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 17,1899 [119.060]PlaceAnsted,West Virginia
CollegeWest Virginia Wesleyan College (Buckhannon,WV)
OrganizationsCHN [8] PHI [1] PIT [1] SLA [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8877Retrosheet IDblaks101MLBAM ID111065
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago Cubs in 1930
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks27Hittable52SO/BB50vsPower52Hitting60Durability79Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1920Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-Rel20008.10606005013.02114120672002.0314.18--4.054.731.17-3.05
1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-S/R24664.572911184081106.01235854344421001.5710.410.253.723.550.95.5003.86
1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-ST2510184.863631514032231.026014412517114933001.6210.120.664.443.620.82.3574.74
1926Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-ST2611123.6039271211491197.22049179792956001.509.290.324.194.331.03.4783.81
1927Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-ST2713143.293227513220224.023810182382644001.439.550.123.292.570.78.4813.72
1928Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-ST2817112.473429516451240.220980664101783001.297.820.153.782.920.77.6073.73
1929Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-ST2914134.293530513131218.02441221048103704001.5910.060.334.252.890.68.5194.41
1930Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-S/R3010144.823424107040186.22131271001499804001.6710.270.674.773.860.81.4175.21
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-S/R31045.2216511007050.0643429426292001.8011.520.724.685.221.12.0004.55
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-S/R31455.581495103171.0904944235314001.7611.410.254.443.930.89.4444.08
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla14Rel37227.6115114006136.2553331520121002.0513.501.234.912.950.60.5005.79
1937St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27Rel37033.7114212205043.2452318118201001.449.270.213.714.121.11.0003.66
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter871024.1330419610881116081616.017668767446874062135001.559.810.384.113.450.84.4601.15
Chicago Cubs Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter81923.952551847178114161453.015557576396066155127001.529.620.374.093.410.83.468-
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter227.6115114006136.2553331520121002.0513.501.234.912.950.60.500-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter033.7114212205043.2452318118201001.449.270.213.714.121.11.000-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter455.581495103171.0904944235314001.7611.410.254.443.930.89.444-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter008.10606005013.02114120672002.0314.18--4.054.731.17--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12144.1341271411181220.02401191019100845001.559.810.384.113.450.84.4621.15

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1920Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-p2064010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2360.000.000.000.000.000.00
1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-p242931590103011101000.290.313.355.66811133.300.065.065.3103.033.031.000.000.0011.11
1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-p25367941210070022103000.152.173.165.33813184.207.013.038.1622.3825.0010.500.000.008.33
1926Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-p2639652140004002913000.215.250.215.46514071.250.000.031.2272.8212.684.500.000.000.00
1927Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-p27328321600030011004000.193.202.193.39516088.219.000.012.1881.1411.3610.000.000.000.00
1928Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-p283588101910050011317000.216.233.227.46020197.253.011.023.2181.0313.4013.000.000.005.26
1929Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-p293881111420040041005000.173.212.198.41016290.197.025.074.1974.4411.112.500.000.0014.29
1930Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-p30366651500020021403000.227.250.227.47715071.288.000.030.2252.8219.727.000.000.000.00
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-p311616480001000200000.500.500.5001.0008016.571.000.000.4670.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-p311425261001001700000.240.269.280.5497126.333.040.080.2583.8526.927.000.000.0016.67
1931Totals for NL-NL         30416141002001900000.341.357.366.72315142.438.025.049.3382.3821.439.000.000.007.14
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla14p371510010000000301000.100.100.100.2001011.143.000.000.0930.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1937St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27p371410130000000101000.300.300.300.6003011.333.000.000.2800.009.090.000.000.000.00
1937Totals for MLB-MLB         2920140000000402000.200.200.200.4004022.250.000.000.1860.0018.180.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter3105584611851030011491228000.211.233.224.4571256602.253.013.036.0002.3315.126.500.000.005.08
Chicago Cubs Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter2615094310741029011380226000.210.233.222.4551135550.249.012.035.0002.3614.556.150.000.004.67
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1425261001001700000.240.269.280.5497126.333.040.080.0003.8526.927.000.000.0016.67
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1510010000000301000.100.100.100.2001011.143.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1410130000000101000.300.300.300.6003011.333.000.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter64010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16229224623101601748115000.211.233.224.457653315.253.013.036.0002.3315.126.500.000.005.08

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1920Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20P6-1312-1331.0000.500.23-----6100.03.9
1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P29-106230--32321.0001.100.30-----29100.019.0
1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P36-231752266159.9671.640.26-----36100.023.4
1926Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P39-197954116463.9841.620.32-----39100.025.3
1927Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P32-2241064457874.9492.310.33-----32100.020.9
1928Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P34-240448335552.9451.530.22-----3597.122.1
1929Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P35-218643215149.9611.400.22-----3892.123.0
1930Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P34-186750145857.9831.680.31-----3694.422.1
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P16-50116-117171.0001.060.34-----16100.010.4
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31P14-71522-227271.0001.930.38-----14100.09.1
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla37P15-3628--10101.0000.670.28-----15100.09.7
1937St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37P14-43112--13131.0000.930.30-----14100.09.1
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P304-1615554011324469456.9721.500.28-----3040.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1920Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit206----------
1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2429----------
1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2536----------
1926Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2639----------
1927Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2732----------
1928Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2834----------
1929Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2935----------
1930Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3034----------
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3116----------
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3114----------
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla3715----------
1937St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3714----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1929Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB290113.502001.1420103.6427.000.000.006.7500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0113.5020200001.3402001003.0027.000.000.006.7500.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1929Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB29210100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs210100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1931-07-27Claimed on waivers by Phillies from Cubs. 
* 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.