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Bob O'FarrellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1915-1935 MLB Years: 1915-1935
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PositionsC-1338Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Arthur O'Farrell
Height5-9Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 19,1896PlaceWaukegan,Illinois
Death DateFebruary 20,1988 [91.124]
High SchoolWaukegan (Waukegan,IL)
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1915 [18.321]
OrganizationsCHN [11] SLN [6] NY1 [5] CIN [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-79
TBC Player ID16109Retrosheet IDofarb101MLBAM ID119947
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power65Contact61XBH63RBIs72Runs33Hitting53Durability49Team.530Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1915Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c1823010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.3200.000.000.000.000.000.00
1917Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c2038132001101000000.375.444.6251.069529.375.250.500.50311.110.000.000.000.0066.67
1918Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c21521139327311400101511000.283.347.425.7724811125.320.142.230.3748.0012.001.500.80113.0034.38
1919Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c2249125112742092071003000.216.258.280.538356135.235.064.136.2585.197.411.430.000.0022.22
1920Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c2394270296711431910342308000.248.332.352.6849518312.262.104.233.32810.907.370.680.9690.0026.87
1921Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c2496260326512743220181403000.250.299.396.69510323281.252.146.223.3176.414.980.781.4265.0035.38
1922Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c251283926812718846053793419000.324.439.441.88017330481.347.117.324.41416.427.070.430.8398.0023.62
1923Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c26131452731442541284103673816000.319.408.471.87921341526.328.152.316.40912.747.220.572.2837.6728.47
1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c277118325446232820301308000.240.347.344.6916311221.246.104.279.33313.575.880.431.3661.0025.00
1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-c281722240103002500000.182.250.273.5236124.235.091.182.2478.3320.832.500.000.0025.00
1925St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-c2894317378813233201462622000.278.373.360.73311418367.295.082.224.35012.537.080.570.82105.6720.45
1925Totals for NL-NL         111339399213333501483122000.271.365.354.71912019391.292.083.221.34412.287.930.650.77113.0020.65
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-c2914749263144309768106144014000.293.371.433.80421346567.311.140.266.37510.767.760.721.2370.2931.94
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-c3061178194710101830232202000.264.348.331.6795911203.301.067.213.32711.3310.840.960.000.0023.40
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-c31165261110042013900000.212.369.231.60012165.256.019.308.31220.0013.850.690.000.009.09
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny1-c317513323266022020341608000.195.359.286.645388175.209.091.361.32419.439.140.471.1466.5030.77
1928Totals for NL-NL         9118529377022440472508000.200.362.270.632509240.222.070.346.32019.5810.420.530.8392.5024.32
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny1-c3291248357614344230283033000.306.384.435.81910821282.336.129.254.3779.9310.641.071.4262.0027.63
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny1-c3394249377516445410312117000.301.381.446.82711124288.317.145.273.37410.767.290.681.3962.2532.00
1931New York GiantsNLMLBny1-c348517411398311900212311000.224.311.322.6335612197.253.098.218.30110.6611.681.100.51174.0030.77
1932New York GiantsNLMLBny19c355067716300800111011000.239.354.284.63819380.281.045.209.31213.7512.500.910.000.0018.75
1933St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln8c365516316394222000152501004.239.303.325.628538179.272.086.178.2978.3813.971.671.1281.5020.51
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26c37441231030831900111905005.244.306.382.6884712139.282.138.228.3167.9113.671.730.72123.0040.00
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12c37226731530050031101001.224.257.269.52618371.268.045.090.2474.2315.493.670.000.0020.00
1934Totals for NL-NL         66190134511311400143006006.237.289.342.6316515210.277.105.179.2926.6714.292.140.48190.0033.33
1935St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29c381410000000002000001.000.167.000.1670012.000.000.200.12316.670.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 20 Season(s)Filter149141015171120201585154935754740811830011.273.360.388.74815903104742.294.115.255.00011.548.600.751.0880.4127.68
Chicago Cubs Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter6651895253529883127255236251163339001.279.364.401.7657601462188.294.122.263.00011.477.450.651.2370.1927.60
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter387121214132958141214261160126219005.271.357.372.729451841393.295.101.237.00011.499.050.790.86101.0025.53
New York Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter39587111323247101114360125100620000.266.362.381.743332681022.291.115.265.00012.239.780.801.0879.1829.31
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter441231030831900111905005.244.306.382.6884712139.282.138.228.0007.9113.671.730.72123.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624465612222666041594419001.273.360.388.74817334515.294.115.255.00011.548.600.751.0880.4127.68

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1915Chicago CubsNLMLBchn18C2--111-32.6671.00------2100.01.3
1916Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19C1---------------10.00.7
1917Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20C3--91-110101.0003.33------3100.01.9
1918Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21C45--1153643155151.9743.36-----45286.534.9
1919Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22C38--1194865173167.9654.39-----24977.627.1
1920Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23C86--317100196436417.9564.85-----69491.555.8
1921Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24C90--26987128368356.9673.96-----39693.858.8
1922Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25C125--4461431422603589.9774.71-----312897.781.2
1923Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26C124--4181181311549536.9764.32-----713194.780.5
1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27C57--2044045248244.9844.28-----17180.337.3
1925St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28C92--32467105401391.9754.25-----39497.960.1
1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28C3--6---661.0002.00------1717.61.9
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29C146--4661171012593583.9833.99-----414799.394.8
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30C53--1414545190186.9793.51-----16186.934.6
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny131C63--1382721167165.9882.62-----17584.040.9
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C14--614116665.9854.64------1687.59.1
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny132C84--2542262282276.9793.29-----39192.355.6
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny133C69--2593486301293.9734.25-----49473.444.8
1931New York GiantsNLMLBny134C80--2232751255250.9803.13-----38594.152.6
1932New York GiantsNLMLBny135C41--859329794.9692.29------5082.026.6
1933St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36C50--2111971237230.9704.60-----35590.932.7
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37C42--1242512150149.9933.55-----64495.527.8
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37C22--9310-21031031.0004.68------22100.014.6
1935St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38C8--12---12121.0001.50------1457.15.2
MLB Totals for C - 21 season(s)-   C1338--429598013010154055275.9763.94-----5413380.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1915Chicago CubsNLMLBchn18-2---------
1916Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19-1---------
1917Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20-3---------
1918Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21-45---------
1919Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22-38---------
1920Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23-86---------
1921Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24-90---------
1922Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-125---------
1923Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26-124---------
1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27-57---------
1925St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28-92---------
1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28-3---------
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-146---------
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30-53---------
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny131-63---------
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-14---------
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny132-84---------
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny133-69---------
1931New York GiantsNLMLBny134-80---------
1932New York GiantsNLMLBny135-41---------
1933St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36-50---------
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37-42---------
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37-22---------
1935St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38-8---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1918Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB2133000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1926St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB29723271002002200000.304.360.348.7088125.333.044.1308.008.001.000.000.0014.29
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs1026271002002200000.269.321.308.6298128.292.039.1157.147.141.000.000.0014.29

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln30Manager1539261.6011.52 
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin37Manager1515299.34442.08 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1926National League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2028-05-01TradeTraded by Cardinals to Giants for George Harper. 
2025-05-23TradeTraded by Cubs to Cardinals for Howard Freigau and Mike Gonzalez. 
1934-01-11TradeTraded by Cardinals with Syl Johnson to Reds for Glenn Spencer. 
1932-10-10TradeTraded by Giants with Jim Mooney, Bill Walker and Ethan Allen to Cardinals for Ray Starr and Gus Mancuso. 
* 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.