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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Lawrence Herbert French
Stat Years
1929-1942  [mlb] 1929-1942
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Left
Positions
P (570)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1987-02-09 [79.100]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Visalia (Visalia,CA)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1929-04-18 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.169)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [7] PIT [6] BRO [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11592 ... retro id: frenl101 ... mlbam id: 114421
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1929Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-211---754.9030136010171123.013078671062493031.569.510.734.543.595.710.79.583
    1930Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-222---17184.364235213571274.23251631332089903061.5110.650.662.922.955.341.01.486
    1931Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-233---15133.263933201461275.2301127100970735111.359.830.292.292.384.151.04.536
    1932Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit42244---18163.02473319311144274.1301127921762721011.329.870.562.032.364.171.16.529
    1933Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit42255---18132.72473521510121291.129010688955881051.188.960.281.702.723.271.60.581
    1934Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit42266---12183.5849351637141263.22991351058591034031.3610.210.272.013.524.611.75.400
    1935Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14277---17102.9642301646122246.127994811044900121.3110.190.371.613.293.432.05.630
    1936Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14288---1893.3943281648153252.12621039516541041061.259.340.571.933.713.671.93.667
    1937Chicago CubsNLMLBchn14299---16103.9842281145140208.02291069217651005011.419.910.742.814.334.591.54.615
    1938Chicago CubsNLMLBchn143010---10193.80432710311160201.121095851762834011.359.390.762.773.714.251.34.345
    1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn143111---1583.29362110211151194.02058071750985011.319.510.322.324.553.711.96.652
    1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn143212---14143.294033183672246.0240939012641070041.248.780.442.343.913.401.67.500
    1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn143313---5144.63261861380138.016188711043600221.4810.500.652.803.915.741.40.263
    1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro203313---003.45610025015.216661481011.289.190.572.304.603.452.00.000
    1942Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro203414---1541.8338148410240147.21273930136621051.107.740.062.193.782.381.72.789
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)1971713.4457038419840109186173,152.03375144012061648191187344421.339.640.472.343.394.111.45.535
    National League Totals (15 yrs)1971713.4457038419840109186173,152.03375144012061648191187344421.339.640.472.343.394.111.45.535
    Chicago Cubs Totals (7 yrs)95843.542721858721508781,486.0158665958589382642153171.329.610.542.313.893.991.68.531
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (6 yrs)87833.5025418410315477091,502.7164673658573397475171191.369.860.442.382.854.411.20.512
    Brooklyn Dodgers Totals (2 yrs)1541.9944158412290163.31434536240702061.127.890.112.213.862.481.75.789
    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%
    1929Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-21p---130424810081021201000.190.227.214.4414591.000.024.0004.4426.676.000.00.0012.5
    1930Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-22p---2429111223101300317011000.242.266.297.563105274.000.055.0002.8616.195.670.00.0018.2
    1931Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-23p---3399581710021051516000.179.228.189.417107181.000.010.0004.6714.023.000.00.005.9
    1932Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4224p---4479271931041011604000.207.215.261.47697244.000.054.0001.0316.4916.000.00.0021.0
    1933Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4225p---54710171502080051703003.149.189.188.377109192.000.039.0004.5915.603.400.00.0013.3
    1934Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4226p---64984816300600416010003.190.227.226.45398193.000.036.0004.0816.334.000.00.0018.8
    1935Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1427p---7428541210050011419002.141.161.153.31496131.000.012.0001.0414.5814.000.00.008.3
    1936Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1428p---84385518200500412010001.212.247.235.48299202.000.023.0004.0412.123.000.00.0011.1
    1937Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1429p---942711910000001204000.127.127.141.26875101.000.014.0000.0016.000.000.00.0011.1
    1938Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1430p---1043627133107005906003.210.269.290.55973184.000.080.0006.8512.331.800.00.0030.8
    1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1431p---11367361420170042614001.192.244.260.50482193.000.068.0004.8831.716.5073.01.2221.4
    1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1432p---12408551430090072014003.165.237.200.43797173.000.035.0007.2220.622.860.00.0021.4
    1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1433p---1326475900030041503003.191.255.191.4465490.000.000.0007.4127.783.750.00.000.0
    1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2033p---1364011001000100000.250.250.500.750421.000.250.0000.0025.000.000.00.00100.0
    1942Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2034p---1438405123006003809001.300.349.375.72452153.000.075.0005.7715.382.670.00.0025.0
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)57010578319927518430482104840020.188.226.226.452119323933.086.038.2344.0217.604.381,057.00.0816.6
    National League Totals (15 yrs)57010578319927518430482104840020.188.226.226.452119323933.086.038.2344.0217.604.381,057.00.0816.6
    Chicago Cubs Totals (7 yrs)272508338912113600251083400013.175.218.209.42757610614.083.034.2214.3418.754.32508.00.1715.7
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (6 yrs)2545054597114041302093135006.192.224.230.45456111615.083.038.2353.5716.584.650.00.0015.5
    Brooklyn Dodgers Totals (2 yrs)44445134007003909001.295.340.386.72656174.159.091.3715.3616.073.000.00.0030.8
    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
    1929Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB21P3000.0335214038.9501.300.0019.6100.06
    1930Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB22P4200.0553336158.9511.400.0027.3100.01
    1931Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23P3900.0756366663.9551.600.0025.3100.01
    1932Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P4700.0845736053.8831.100.0030.5100.01
    1933Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25P4700.01245346057.9501.200.0030.5100.01
    1934Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P4900.01040345350.9431.000.0032.7100.01
    1935Chicago CubsNLMLB27P4200.01655257371.9731.700.0027.3100.01
    1936Chicago CubsNLMLB28P4300.01437335451.9441.200.0027.9100.01
    1937Chicago CubsNLMLB29P4200.01055446965.9421.500.0027.3100.02
    1938Chicago CubsNLMLB30P4300.01941116160.9841.400.0028.3100.04
    1939Chicago CubsNLMLB31P3600.0547235452.9631.400.0023.4100.03
    1940Chicago CubsNLMLB32P4000.0763227270.9721.800.0026.0100.03
    1941Chicago CubsNLMLB33P2600.0126202927.9311.000.0016.9100.07
    1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB33P600.00300331.0000.500.003.9100.014
    1942Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB34P3800.0727213634.9440.900.0024.7100.02
    MLB Totals - (P)57000124628394011.0000.000.00---------
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    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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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1929MLB30----------
    1930MLB42----------
    1931MLB39----------
    1932MLB47----------
    1933MLB47----------
    1934MLB49----------
    1935MLB42----------
    1936MLB43----------
    1937MLB42----------
    1938MLB43----------
    1939MLB36----------
    1940MLB40----------
    1941MLB32----------
    1942MLB38----------
    Totals570----------