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Spike ShannonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1904-1908 MLB Years: 1904-1908
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PositionsOF-690Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Porter Shannon
Height5-11Weight180BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 7,1878PlacePittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Death DateMay 16,1940 [62.098]
CollegeGrove City College (Grove City,PA)
MLB DebutApril 15,1904 [26.067]
OrganizationsNY1 [3] SLN [3] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17871Retrosheet IDshans101MLBAM ID122059
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed80Power45Contact63XBH19RBIs56Runs73Hitting71Durability91Team.522Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1904St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-of2613450084140103126340500329000.280.349.318.66715914582.279.038.206.3268.590.000.000.17500.0010.00
1905St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-of2714054473146163041270470021000.268.327.309.63616819612.268.041.176.3117.680.000.000.000.0013.01
1906St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-of2880302367840025150360013000.258.337.272.609824351.258.014.182.30710.260.000.000.000.005.13
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of287628742735102518034048000.254.342.279.621806333.254.025.206.31310.210.000.000.000.008.22
1906Totals for NL-NL         1565897815191050330700421000.256.339.275.61416210684.256.019.194.31010.230.000.000.000.006.62
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of29155585104155125133330820810000.265.363.308.67118018685.264.043.239.33811.970.000.000.15585.0011.61
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of3077268346021121130280710000.224.314.250.564674313.221.026.179.2868.950.000.000.32268.006.67
1908Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-of3032127102502012509003000.197.250.228.478292139.197.031.142.2386.470.000.000.000.008.00
1908Totals for NL-NL         109395448523133180370713000.215.294.243.537966452.213.028.167.2718.190.000.000.22395.007.06
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter694261338367749153183145028602294000.259.337.293.630765673015.258.034.199.0009.490.000.000.10871.009.90
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter35413461933643061927601330363000.270.337.304.641409371545.270.034.189.0008.610.000.000.061,346.0010.16
New York Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter308114018028819727964014401928000.253.346.287.633327281331.251.034.217.00010.820.000.000.15570.009.72
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32127102502012509003000.197.250.228.478292139.197.031.142.0006.470.000.000.000.008.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16261089158114143340670522000.259.337.293.63017916704.258.034.199.0009.490.000.000.10871.009.90

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1904St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF133--24618610270264.9781.98------13499.386.4
1905St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF140--299753311306.9842.19------140100.090.9
1906St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28OF80--165953179174.9722.18------80100.053.3
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny128OF76--109452118113.9581.49------76100.050.0
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny129OF155--2821873307300.9771.94------155100.0101.3
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny130OF74--114833125122.9761.65------7796.148.1
1908Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF32--8825-9590.9472.81------32100.020.8
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF690--130366362414051369.9741.98------6900.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1904St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26---------133-
1905St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27---------140-
1906St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28---------80-
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny128---------76-
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny129---------155-
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny130---------74-
1908Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30---------32-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-07-13TradeTraded by Cardinals to Giants for Doc Marshall and Sam Mertes. 
1908-07-01Purchased by Pirates from Giants. 
* 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.