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Lave CrossTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1887-1907 MLB Years: 1887-1907
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World Series Champion
Positions3B-1721, C-324, OF-119, SS-65, 2B-60, 1B-7Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLafayette Napoleon Cross
Height5-8Weight155BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 12,1866PlaceMilwaukee,Wisconsin
Death DateSeptember 6,1927 [61.117]
MLB DebutApril 23,1887 [20.346]
OrganizationsPHI [7] PHA [5] LS2 [2] SLN [2] WS1 [2] PH4 [1] PHQ [1] SL4 [1] [1] CL4 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID10342Retrosheet IDcrosl101MLBAM ID112867
RelationshipsBrother of Lem Cross,
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power56Contact58XBH60RBIs56Runs61Hitting72Durability66Team.482Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1887Louisville ColonelsMLBMLBc215420332548302615015010000.266.320.335.6556811219.266.069.217.3126.850.000.000.000.0020.37
1888Louisville ColonelsMLBMLBc22471812041300151002010000.227.239.243.482443184.227.016.083.2291.090.000.000.000.007.32
1889Philadelphia AthleticsMLBMLBc235519922448202311014900000.221.272.281.5535610213.232.060.186.2706.574.230.640.000.0022.73
1890PhiladelphiaMLBMLBc24632454273783475012600000.298.331.429.76010518257.297.131.200.3564.672.330.501.1781.6724.66
1891Philadelphia AthleticsMLBMLBof-c25110402661212014552140382330000.301.366.458.82418439443.310.157.286.3898.585.190.611.1380.4032.23
1892Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3b-c26140541841491510469180391630000.275.328.362.69019629583.278.087.192.3346.692.740.410.69135.2519.46
1893Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphic-3b27964158112417647818026710000.299.342.398.74016527442.297.099.205.3515.881.580.270.90103.7521.77
1894Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3b28119529123204349712521029730000.386.421.524.94527750561.383.138.233.4315.171.250.241.2575.5724.51
1895Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3b29125535951452692101210358316000.271.319.364.68319537589.272.093.198.3235.941.360.230.34267.5025.52
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3b-ss3010640663104235173803214114000.256.312.345.65714029453.263.089.187.3147.063.090.440.22406.0027.88
1897Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3b-2b31883443789175351100100111000.259.282.363.64512525366.252.104.163.3002.730.000.000.82114.6728.09
1898St. Louis BrownsNLMLBsl43b3215160271191288379140280016000.317.348.405.75324439646.314.088.158.3614.330.000.000.46200.6720.42
1899Cleveland SpidersNLMLBcl43b3338154154450120208012000.286.325.338.663526165.281.052.117.3224.850.000.000.61154.0013.64
1899St. Louis PerfectosNLMLBsln3b331034036112214546411017016000.303.333.392.72515823427.296.089.159.3443.980.000.000.94100.7518.85
1899Totals for NL-NL         1415577616619558413025028000.298.330.377.70721029592.292.079.147.3384.220.000.000.84111.4017.47
1900St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3b3416616181006101003000.295.306.311.61719165.295.016.049.2971.540.000.000.000.005.56
1900Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLBbks3b341174617313514646720025024000.293.332.375.70717324492.287.082.180.3375.080.000.000.81115.2517.78
1900Totals for NL-NL         1335227915315647321026027000.293.329.368.69719225557.288.075.165.3324.670.000.000.72130.5016.34
1901Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha3b3510042482139281227323019016000.328.358.465.82319742450.325.137.236.3814.220.000.000.44212.0030.22
1902Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha3b3613755990191398010825027027000.342.374.440.81424647595.342.098.191.3864.540.000.000.000.0024.61
1903Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha-3b371375596016322429014010008000.292.304.356.66019928577.289.064.107.3111.730.000.000.35279.5017.18
1904Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha-3b38155607731763110171100130514000.290.310.379.68923042639.289.089.127.3272.030.000.000.16607.0023.86
1905Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha-3b391475876915629507780260215000.266.299.332.63119534630.266.066.124.3044.130.000.000.000.0021.79
1906Washington Senators IALMLBws1-3b4013049455130146146190280016000.263.303.322.62515921538.262.059.154.3055.200.000.000.19494.0016.15
1907Washington Senators IALMLBws1-3b41411611332800103010005000.199.246.248.494408176.199.049.130.2465.680.000.000.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter227590721333264541113547137130104649031143000.292.328.382.71034675939710.291.090.175.0004.780.930.190.48193.0222.42
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter67427704838151324421497960171521241000.294.338.396.73410981972994.294.102.199.0005.711.740.300.70131.9024.17
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter67627363748251493954198009501050000.302.327.390.71710671932891.300.088.152.0003.290.000.000.17547.2023.39
Washington Senators I Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17165568162226156220380021000.247.289.304.59319929714.246.057.148.0005.320.000.000.14655.0017.90
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15160271191288379140280016000.317.348.405.75324439646.314.088.158.0004.330.000.000.46200.6720.42
Brooklyn Superbas Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1174617313514646720025024000.293.332.375.70717324492.287.082.180.0005.080.000.000.81115.2517.78
St. Louis Perfectos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1034036112214546411017016000.303.333.392.72515823427.296.089.159.0003.980.000.000.94100.7518.85
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter110402661212014552140382330000.301.366.458.82418439443.310.157.286.0008.585.190.611.1380.4032.23
Louisville Colonels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter101384529511304125017020000.247.283.292.57511214403.247.045.154.0004.220.000.000.000.0014.74
Philadelphia Quakers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter632454273783475012600000.298.331.429.76010518257.297.131.200.0004.672.330.501.1781.6724.66
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5519922448202311014900000.221.272.281.5535610213.232.060.186.0006.574.230.640.000.0022.73
Cleveland Spiders Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38154154450120208012000.286.325.338.663526165.281.052.117.0004.850.000.000.61154.0013.64
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter16616181006101003000.295.306.311.61719165.295.016.049.0001.540.000.000.000.005.56
Average MLB - Per 162 games162646951882910398210336210000.292.328.382.71024742691.291.090.175.0004.780.930.190.48193.0222.42

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1892Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi263B65--97148215266245.9213.77------14046.442.5
1892Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26C39--1583265196190.9694.87-----1214027.925.5
1892Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF25--3935-4742.8941.68------14017.916.3
1892Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi262B14--2937256866.9714.71------14010.09.2
1892Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26SS5--416122120.9524.00------1403.63.3
1893Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27C40--1444654195190.9744.75-----69641.731.0
1893Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi273B30--44981210154142.9224.73------9631.323.3
1893Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF10--27-2-2927.9312.70------9610.47.8
1893Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27SS10--1633565449.9074.90------9610.47.8
1893Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi271B6--605376865.95610.83------966.34.7
1894Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi283B100--1772343624447411.9194.11------11984.078.1
1894Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28C16--3651-4241.9762.56-----611913.412.5
1894Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28SS7--1019243129.9354.14------1195.95.5
1894Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi282B1--31-1441.0004.00------1190.80.8
1895Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi293B125--1913083223531499.9403.99------125100.095.4
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi303B61--88136159239224.9373.67------10657.546.9
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30SS37--771341317224211.9425.70------10634.928.5
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi302B6--1017142827.9644.50------1065.74.6
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30OF2--7---771.0003.50------1061.91.5
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30C1--1---111.0001.00------1060.90.8
1897Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi313B47--7194165181165.9123.51------8853.435.6
1897Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi312B38--68120710195188.9644.95------8843.228.8
1897Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31OF2--2---221.0001.00------882.31.5
1897Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31SS1--23--551.0005.00------881.10.8
1898St. Louis BrownsNLMLBsl4323B149--2153513320599566.9453.80------15198.799.3
1898St. Louis BrownsNLMLBsl432SS2--37221210.8335.00------1511.31.3
1899St. Louis PerfectosNLMLBsln333B103--1572771825452434.9604.21------103100.068.2
1899Cleveland SpidersNLMLBcl4333B38--668177154147.9553.87------38100.024.7
1900Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLBbks343B117--1622822710471444.9433.79------117100.086.0
1900St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343B16--1139215250.9623.13------16100.011.4
1901Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha353B100--140236337409376.9193.76------100100.073.5
1902Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha363B137--1853063018521491.9423.58------137100.0100.7
1903Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha373B136--1522282014400380.9502.79------13799.3100.7
1903Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha371B1--7---771.0007.00------1370.70.7
1904Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha383B155--1642472815439411.9362.65------155100.0102.6
1905Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha393B147--163252326447415.9282.82------147100.099.3
1906Washington Senators IALMLBws1403B130--157242209419399.9523.07------130100.086.7
1907Washington Senators IALMLBws1413B41--389832139136.9783.32------41100.027.2
MLB Totals for 3B - 17 season(s)-   3B1721--2306370639421264066012.9383.49------17210.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C324--14734191383820301892.9325.84-----1573240.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF119--18616196221202.9141.70------1190.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS65--1152192331357334.9365.14------650.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B60--1111791121301290.9634.83------600.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B7--675377572.96010.29------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1892Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26-39-14565---25-
1893Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27-406-1030---10-
1894Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28-16-17100-----
1895Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29-----125-----
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30-1-63761---2-
1897Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31---38147---2-
1898St. Louis BrownsNLMLBsl432----2149-----
1899St. Louis PerfectosNLMLBsln33-----103-----
1899Cleveland SpidersNLMLBcl433-----38-----
1900Brooklyn SuperbasNLMLBbks34-----117-----
1900St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34-----16-----
1901Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha35-----100-----
1902Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha36-----137-----
1903Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha37--1--136-----
1904Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha38-----155-----
1905Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha39-----147-----
1906Washington Senators IALMLBws140-----130-----
1907Washington Senators IALMLBws141-----41-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1905Philadelphia AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB39519020000001100000.105.150.105.2552020.111.000.0535.005.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs519020000001100000.105.150.105.2552020.111.000.0535.005.001.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1907-06-15Released by Senators. 
1906-01-01Purchased by Senators from Athletics. 
* 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.