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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Henry O'Rourke
Stat Years
1872-1904  [mlb] 1872-1904
Height/Weight
5-8 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1444) ... C (227) ... 1B (211) ... 3B (148) ... SS (41) ... P (6) ... 2B (2)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1919-01-08 [68.129]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1872-04-26 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.237)
Service Time
Organizations
NY1 [8] BFN [4] BS1 [3] MID [1] PRO [1] MLA [1] WSN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16194 ... retro id: orouj103 ... mlbam id: 120054
Relations
Father of Queenie O'Rourke, Brother of John O'Rourke
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1872Middletown Mansfields MLBMLBmid---21ss-c---123101253141012102000000.307.320.366.686103375.089.059.0001.940.000.000.00.0016.1
    1873Boston Red Stockings MLBMLBbs1---221b-of---25728079981931484214100000.350.381.450.83129412623.157.100.0004.760.340.07280.00.3423.5
    1874Boston Red Stockings MLBMLBbs1---231b---370331821041585611114500000.314.322.453.77533515028.181.139.0001.191.491.2566.21.4926.9
    1875Boston Red Stockings MLBMLBbs1---24of-3b---475358971061376721759600000.296.313.422.73536715126.184.126.0002.451.630.6759.71.6324.5
    1876Boston BeaneatersNLMLB---25of---5703126110217324300151700000.327.358.420.77832713122.000.093.0004.595.201.13156.00.6121.6
    1877Boston BeaneatersNLMLB---26of---66126568961440230020900000.362.407.445.85228511818.000.083.0007.023.160.450.00.0018.8
    1878Boston BeaneatersNLMLB---27of---76025544711771290052100000.278.292.412.70426010525.000.134.0001.928.084.20255.00.3835.2
    1879Providence GraysNLMLBpro---28of---8813626912619914600131000000.348.371.459.83037516629.000.111.0003.472.670.77362.00.2723.0
    1880Boston BeaneatersNLMLB---29of-1b---9863637110020116450021800000.275.315.441.75638416037.000.166.0005.472.080.3860.51.5637.0
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---303b---10833487110521703000271800000.302.352.402.75437514028.000.100.0007.204.800.670.00.0026.7
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---31of---11843706210415623700131300000.281.305.370.67538313723.000.089.0003.393.391.00185.00.5222.1
    1883Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---32of-c---129443610214329813800151300000.328.350.438.78845119138.000.110.0003.332.880.87436.00.2226.6
    1884Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---33of---1310846711916233756300351700000.347.392.480.87250222445.000.133.0006.973.390.4993.41.0027.8
    1885New York GiantsNLMLBny1---34of---14112477119143211654200402100000.300.354.442.79651721142.000.142.0007.744.060.5395.40.9729.4
    1886New York GiantsNLMLBny1---35of-c---15105440106136266134140392100000.309.365.402.76747917733.000.093.0008.144.380.54440.00.2124.3
    1887New York GiantsNLMLBny1---36c-3b---16103397731131513388460361150000.285.352.411.76343816331.000.126.0008.222.510.31132.30.6827.4
    1888New York GiantsNLMLBny1---37of---1710740950112166450250243030000.274.319.372.69143615226.000.098.0005.506.881.25102.20.9223.2
    1889New York GiantsNLMLBny1---38of---1812850289161367381330403410000.321.372.438.81054322046.000.117.0007.376.260.85167.30.5528.6
    1890New York Giants (P) MLBMLBmla---39c---191114781121723759115230332080000.360.410.515.92551924651.000.155.0006.363.850.6153.11.7329.6
    1891New York GiantsNLMLBny1---40of---2013655592164287595190262960000.295.334.398.73258722140.000.103.0004.434.941.12111.00.8524.4
    1892New York GiantsNLMLBny1---41of---2111544862136285056160303050000.304.354.388.74248317433.000.084.0006.216.211.000.00.0024.3
    1893Washington NationalsNLMLBwsn---42of---2212954775157225295150492680000.287.354.356.71060419529.000.069.0008.114.300.53273.50.3318.5
    1904New York GiantsNLMLBny1-53c---2314110000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (23 yrs)19998505172926434651516212032248510360360000.311.352.423.77590513596678.197.112.3195.633.980.71137.20.6925.6
    National League Totals (18 yrs)1663695713342132377127418951680448328280000.306.351.415.76674332886545.197.109.3176.034.410.73169.70.5525.6
    Major League Baseball Totals (5 yrs)3361548395511882421308568623280000.330.359.459.8181618710133.200.129.3283.831.980.5273.71.3026.0
    New York Giants Totals (8 yrs)807323259296617060214461530235176200000.299.350.408.75834871319251.229.109.3116.745.050.75153.90.6026.0
    Buffalo Bisons Totals (4 yrs)36916213545149828816800906100000.317.353.427.7801711692134.165.110.3265.263.570.68202.60.4726.1
    Boston Beaneaters Totals (4 yrs)27711952443696825914000615500000.309.342.430.7721256514102.172.121.3184.864.380.90132.80.7227.6
    Boston Red Stockings Totals (3 yrs)202969258308471812181328271200000.318.336.441.77799642777.175.123.3132.711.200.4480.81.2025.0
    Washington Nationals Totals (1 yrs)12954775157225295150492680000.287.354.356.71060419529.186.069.2998.114.300.53273.50.3318.5
    New York Giants (P) Totals (1 yrs)1114781121723759115230332080000.360.410.515.92551924651.272.155.3636.363.850.6153.11.7329.6
    Providence Grays Totals (1 yrs)813626912619914600131000000.348.371.459.83037516629.146.111.3563.472.670.77362.00.2723.0
    Middletown Mansfields Totals (1 yrs)23101253141012102000000.307.320.366.686103375.089.059.3071.940.000.000.00.0016.1
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1883Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---321---006.4320001217.010950111001.5712.860.001.291.2911.571.00.000
    1883MLB Totals: BFNbyYearMLB----321---006.4320001217.010950111001.5712.860.001.291.2911.571.00.000
    1884Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---332---012.84400034112.27540130000.634.970.000.712.133.553.00.000
    1884MLB Totals: BFNbyYearMLB----331---012.95400034112.77540130000.665.160.000.742.213.693.00.000
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)014.22600046219.7171490241000.997.970.000.941.886.562.00.000
    National League Totals (2 yrs)014.22600046219.7171490241000.997.970.000.941.886.562.00.000
    Buffalo Bisons Totals (2 yrs)014.22600046219.7171490241000.997.970.000.941.886.562.00.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1872Middletown Mansfields NAMLB21C800.02151113726.7033.300.0033.334.82
    1872Middletown Mansfields NAMLB213B200.073101110.9095.000.008.38.74
    1872Middletown Mansfields NAMLB21SS1600.016542619670.7294.400.0066.769.61
    1873Boston Red Stockings NAMLB22C900.0274423531.8863.400.0015.015.82
    1873Boston Red Stockings NAMLB221B3200.0350113318394361.91611.300.0053.356.11
    1873Boston Red Stockings NAMLB22OF2200.01941103423.6761.000.0036.738.64
    1874Boston Red Stockings NAMLB231B7000.0755124640813767.94311.000.0098.6100.01
    1875Boston Red Stockings NAMLB24C100.0000000.0000.000.001.21.33
    1875Boston Red Stockings NAMLB241B600.0440414844.9177.300.007.38.04
    1875Boston Red Stockings NAMLB243B2700.0265534311581.7043.000.0032.936.02
    1875Boston Red Stockings NAMLB24OF4500.072820110080.8001.800.0054.960.03
    1876Boston BeaneatersNLMLB25C100.0000000.0000.000.001.41.44
    1876Boston BeaneatersNLMLB251B200.0160101716.9418.000.002.92.93
    1876Boston BeaneatersNLMLB25OF6800.01547271188161.8562.400.0097.197.11
    1877Boston BeaneatersNLMLB261B100.0601276.8576.000.001.61.65
    1877Boston BeaneatersNLMLB26OF6000.01129220143121.8462.000.0098.498.41
    1878Boston BeaneatersNLMLB27C200.0122311714.8247.000.003.33.32
    1878Boston BeaneatersNLMLB271B200.01000010101.0005.000.003.33.32
    1878Boston BeaneatersNLMLB27OF5700.010215194136117.8602.100.0095.095.03
    1879Providence GraysNLMLB28C500.0329504641.8918.200.005.96.23
    1879Providence GraysNLMLB281B2000.02191114231220.95211.000.0023.524.72
    1879Providence GraysNLMLB283B300.0081098.8892.700.003.53.76
    1879Providence GraysNLMLB28OF5600.051111727962.7851.100.0065.969.13
    1880Boston BeaneatersNLMLB29C900.03211905243.8274.800.0010.510.54
    1880Boston BeaneatersNLMLB291B1900.014141111156145.9297.600.0022.122.13
    1880Boston BeaneatersNLMLB293B1000.01715323532.9143.200.0011.611.63
    1880Boston BeaneatersNLMLB29SS1700.020561449076.8444.500.0019.819.83
    1880Boston BeaneatersNLMLB29OF3700.05711717568.9071.800.0043.043.03
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLB30C800.0307804537.8224.600.009.69.63
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLB301B100.05000551.0005.000.001.21.24
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLB303B5600.08580368201165.8212.900.0067.567.51
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLB30SS300.01500661.0002.000.003.63.64
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLB30OF1800.0275303532.9141.800.0021.721.75
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLB31C200.06100771.0003.500.002.42.44
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLB313B100.0302053.6003.000.001.21.25
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLB31SS200.00100111.0000.500.002.42.43
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLB31OF8100.014015243179155.8661.900.0096.496.43
    1883Buffalo BisonsNLMLB32C3300.012834130175162.9264.900.0033.735.12
    1883Buffalo BisonsNLMLB323B800.066621812.6671.500.008.28.53
    1883Buffalo BisonsNLMLB32SS300.0313502116.7625.300.003.13.23
    1883Buffalo BisonsNLMLB32OF6100.089815011297.8661.600.0062.264.92
    1883Buffalo BisonsNLMLB32P200.0000000.0000.000.002.02.15
    1884Buffalo BisonsNLMLB33C1000.027110138381.0003.800.008.79.33
    1884Buffalo BisonsNLMLB331B1800.02081148223209.93711.600.0015.716.72
    1884Buffalo BisonsNLMLB333B100.0332186.7506.000.000.90.93
    1884Buffalo BisonsNLMLB33OF8600.01126142132118.8941.400.0074.879.62
    1884Buffalo BisonsNLMLB33P400.00200221.0000.500.003.53.73
    1885New York GiantsNLMLB34C800.0203402723.8522.900.007.17.13
    1885New York GiantsNLMLB34OF11200.016210110183172.9401.500.00100.0100.01
    1886New York GiantsNLMLB35C4700.025083193352333.9467.100.0037.944.82
    1886New York GiantsNLMLB351B200.01820120201.00010.000.001.61.93
    1886New York GiantsNLMLB35OF6300.01011191121112.9261.800.0050.860.04
    1887New York GiantsNLMLB36C4000.013766254228203.8905.100.0031.038.82
    1887New York GiantsNLMLB362B200.05401991.0004.500.001.61.93
    1887New York GiantsNLMLB363B3800.0465018211496.8422.500.0029.536.92
    1887New York GiantsNLMLB36OF2800.0607517267.9312.400.0021.727.25
    1888New York GiantsNLMLB37C1500.077225010499.9526.600.0010.914.04
    1888New York GiantsNLMLB371B400.0432134645.97811.300.002.93.72
    1888New York GiantsNLMLB373B200.0132064.6672.000.001.41.95
    1888New York GiantsNLMLB37OF8700.01301361149143.9601.600.0063.081.33
    1889New York GiantsNLMLB38C100.01200331.0003.000.000.80.84
    1889New York GiantsNLMLB38OF12800.016518222205183.8931.400.0097.7100.01
    1890---------39OF11100.017525153215200.9301.800.000.00.01
    1891New York GiantsNLMLB40C1400.04926427975.9495.400.0010.310.34
    1891New York GiantsNLMLB40OF12600.019518221235213.9061.700.0092.692.63
    1892New York GiantsNLMLB41C400.0146102120.9525.000.002.63.57
    1892New York GiantsNLMLB411B100.0801198.8898.000.000.70.95
    1892New York GiantsNLMLB41OF11100.014611151172157.9131.400.0072.596.52
    1893Washington NationalsNLMLB42C900.03617325653.9465.900.006.97.03
    1893Washington NationalsNLMLB421B3300.027719915305296.9709.000.0025.425.62
    1893Washington NationalsNLMLB42OF8700.017416152205190.9272.200.0066.967.43
    1904New York GiantsNLMLB53C108.0401054.8004.000.500.7100.07
    MLB Totals - (C)227009033091151613271212.9135.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)2110021005213210422842152.94210.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)2005401991.0004.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1480019422310518522417.7992.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)410040129455214169.7904.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)14440022432282992627702471.8921.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)6000200221.0000.300.000.00.00
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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
    1872MLB-8--216-----
    1873MLB-932------22-
    1874MLB--70--------
    1875MLB-16-27----45-
    1876MLB-12------68-
    1877MLB--1------60-
    1878MLB-22------57-
    1879MLB-520-3----56-
    1880MLB-919-1017---37-
    1881MLB-81-563---18-
    1882MLB-2--12---81-
    1883MLB233--83---61-
    1884MLB41018-1----86-
    1885MLB-8-------112-
    1886MLB-472------63-
    1887MLB-40-238----28-
    1888MLB-154-2----87-
    1889MLB-1-------128-
    1890MLB---------111-
    1891MLB-14-------126-
    1892MLB-41------111-
    1893MLB-933------87-
    1904MLB-1---------
    Totals6227211214841---1444-