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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Frank Spruiell May
Stat Years
1917-1932  [mlb] 1917-1932
Height/Weight
5-8 / 178
Bats/Throws
Right / Left
Positions
P (410)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1970-06-03 [74.191]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1917-06-26 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.214)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [7] SLN [5] CHN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14928 ... retro id: may-j102 ... mlbam id: 118472
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-211---003.38151001014029.1291311011182131.368.900.003.385.523.991.64.000
    1917MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----211---003.40151001014029.3291311011182131.378.970.003.405.574.021.64.000
    1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-222---563.832915608140152.214983652696110131.438.780.124.073.604.890.88.455
    1918MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----221---563.842915608140152.714983652696110131.438.810.124.083.614.910.88.455
    1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-233---3123.22281981690125.29964451875841141.487.090.076.234.154.580.67.200
    1919MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----231---3123.23281981690125.79964451875841141.497.120.076.254.174.600.67.200
    1920St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-244---143.0616530411070.2653824037332071.448.280.004.714.204.840.89.200
    1920MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----241---143.0816530411070.7653824037332071.458.330.004.744.234.870.89.200
    1921St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-255---134.71551000021.029141101250001.9512.430.005.142.146.000.42.250
    1921MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----251---134.71551000021.029141101250001.9512.430.005.142.146.000.42.250
    1924Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-286---333.00384202134699.01043933229593061.349.450.182.645.363.552.03.500
    1924MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----281---333.00384202134699.01043933229593061.349.450.182.645.363.552.03.500
    1925Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-297---893.8736127114242137.11467459345744071.399.570.202.954.854.851.64.471
    1925MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----291---893.8736127114242137.31467459345744071.399.580.202.954.864.861.64.471
    1926Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-308---1393.2245159122303167.217566604441031171.319.390.212.365.533.542.34.591
    1926MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----301---1393.2345159122303167.717566604441031171.319.420.222.375.543.552.34.591
    1927Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-319---15123.51442817210161235.22421109247012180141.329.240.152.674.624.201.73.556
    1927MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----311---15123.52442817210161235.72421109247012180141.339.260.152.684.634.211.73.556
    1928Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-3210---354.42211111710179.1994439135391111.6911.230.113.974.424.991.11.375
    1928MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----321---354.44211111710179.3994439135391111.6911.260.113.984.445.011.11.375
    1929Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-3311---10144.61412410013173199.0219111102775922051.489.900.323.394.165.021.23.417
    1929MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----331---10144.61412410013173199.0219111102775922051.489.900.323.394.165.021.23.417
    1930Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-3412---3115.77261851480112.11478372641443061.6711.780.483.283.536.651.07.214
    1930MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----341---3115.78261851480112.31478372641443061.6811.800.483.293.536.661.07.214
    1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-3513---553.87314101227279.0813534243380031.579.230.234.904.333.990.88.500
    1931MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----351---553.87314101227279.0813534243380031.579.230.234.904.333.990.88.500
    1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn193614---224.36350001935153.2613426319200021.4910.230.503.193.355.701.05.500
    1932MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----361---224.40350001935153.7613426319200021.5010.320.513.213.385.751.05.500
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)72953.88410161707150249191,562.3164580867335617765314881.459.480.203.554.414.661.24.431
    National League Totals (14 yrs)72953.88410161707150249191,562.3164580867335617765314881.459.480.203.554.414.661.24.431
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (7 yrs)55633.9925111251691139161,030.3113252745727339532222461.439.890.242.964.654.601.57.466
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (5 yrs)10253.52934518128480399.3371212156321617592371.478.370.074.873.954.780.81.286
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)774.086641031623132.71426960562580051.549.670.344.223.954.700.94.500
    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%
    1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-21p---1154000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-22p---229452300130081704000.067.208.133.3415761.000.066.00014.0429.822.1345.01.7533.3
    1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-23p---328370600000011103000.162.184.162.3464160.000.000.0002.4426.8311.000.00.000.0
    1920St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-24p---41622250100003800000.227.320.318.6382571.227.091.00012.0032.002.670.00.0020.0
    1921St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-25p---556020000001000000.333.429.333.762720.167.000.00014.290.000.000.00.000.0
    1924Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-28p---638272300120001201000.111.111.222.3332861.111.111.0000.0042.860.0027.03.5733.3
    1925Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-29p---73643481104003900000.186.239.256.49546112.140.070.0006.5219.573.000.00.0025.0
    1926Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-30p---845484700000051316000.146.241.146.3876070.000.000.0008.3321.672.600.00.000.0
    1927Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-31p---9447661431050031917000.184.225.250.47587194.000.066.0003.4521.846.330.00.0028.6
    1928Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-32p---102127280002000103000.296.296.296.5923080.000.000.0000.003.330.000.00.000.0
    1929Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-33p---11416451330040001303000.203.203.250.45367163.000.047.0000.0019.400.000.00.0023.1
    1930Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-34p---122639351202002701000.128.171.256.42742103.000.128.0004.7616.673.500.00.0060.0
    1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-35p---133122352002001601000.227.261.318.5792472.000.091.0004.1725.006.000.00.0040.0
    1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1936p---14358010000001100000.125.222.125.347910.000.000.00011.1111.111.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)41046833801052240028120229000.171.221.226.44752710617.115.055.2255.3122.774.29234.00.3821.2
    National League Totals (14 yrs)41046833801052240028120229000.171.221.226.44752710617.115.055.2255.3122.774.29234.00.3821.2
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (7 yrs)251324265884119001374221000.179.215.238.4533607713.099.059.2293.6120.565.69324.00.2822.4
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (5 yrs)93114416011300133907000.140.228.184.412134212.158.044.2039.7029.103.00114.00.7512.5
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)6630362002002701000.200.250.267.5173382.133.067.2616.0621.213.500.00.0033.3
    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
    1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB21P1500.03140117171.0001.100.009.9100.07
    1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB22P2900.0633204139.9511.300.0022.5100.05
    1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB23P2800.0130103231.9691.100.0020.4100.05
    1920St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB24P1600.00100010101.0000.600.0010.4100.08
    1921St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25P500.0031043.7500.600.003.3100.012
    1924Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28P3800.02210023231.0000.600.0024.8100.02
    1925Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29P3600.05300235351.0001.000.0023.5100.03
    1926Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30P4500.0630153736.9730.800.0029.2100.02
    1927Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31P4400.06510257571.0001.300.0028.8100.01
    1928Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32P2100.04120116161.0000.800.0013.8100.07
    1929Cincinnati RedsNLMLB33P4100.0640124746.9791.100.0026.6100.01
    1930Cincinnati RedsNLMLB34P2600.0623113029.9671.100.0016.9100.07
    1931Chicago CubsNLMLB35P3100.04140318181.0000.600.0020.1100.05
    1932Chicago CubsNLMLB36P3500.0410201614.8750.400.0022.7100.04
    MLB Totals - (P)410005332191711.0000.000.00---------
    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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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1917MLB15----------
    1918MLB29----------
    1919MLB28----------
    1920MLB16----------
    1921MLB5----------
    1924MLB38----------
    1925MLB36----------
    1926MLB45----------
    1927MLB44----------
    1928MLB21----------
    1929MLB41----------
    1930MLB26----------
    1931MLB31----------
    1932MLB35----------
    Totals410----------