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Red AmesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1903-1919 MLB Years: 1903-1919
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World Series Champion
PositionsP-533Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeon Kessling Ames
Height5-10Weight185BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 2,1882PlaceWarren,Ohio
Death DateOctober 8,1936 [54.067]
High SchoolWarren Local (Vincent,OH)
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1903 [21.043]
OrganizationsNY1 [11] SLN [5] CIN [3] PHI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8182Retrosheet IDamesr101MLBAM ID110219
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for the New York Giants in 1906,1909-1911 and Cincinnati Reds in 1915
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks51Hittable58SO/BB69vsPower58Hitting58Durability83Team.541Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny1-ST20201.29220210014.052208140000.933.21--5.149.001.751.0002.47
1904New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R21462.271613311133115.0944429238936001.157.360.162.977.282.45.4002.02
1905New York GiantsNLMLBny1-ST222282.743431321230262.222011380210519830001.247.540.073.606.781.89.7332.31
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R2312102.663125615151203.016679601931567101.277.350.044.126.901.68.5452.27
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny1-ST2410122.1639261317281233.01849356410814620001.257.100.154.175.631.35.4552.54
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R25741.81181535021114.0963323027812001.087.56--2.136.383.00.6361.39
1909New York GiantsNLMLBny1-ST2615102.693426820261244.02171097328115613001.228.000.072.995.751.93.6002.04
1910New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R2712112.2233231013350190.01617847363949001.187.610.142.984.441.49.5222.53
1911New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R2811102.6834231113152205.017080610541188001.097.46--2.375.182.19.5242.41
1912New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R291152.463322119282179.01948249335839001.289.750.151.764.172.37.6882.73
1913New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R30212.16853202141.235111008303001.037.56--1.736.483.75.6671.69
1913Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-S/R3011132.883124712152187.01858260770809001.368.890.343.363.841.14.4583.31
1914Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-ST3115232.64473611183106297.02741258789412812001.248.300.242.853.881.36.3952.87
1915Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-S/R32244.5017710415168.0823934224263001.5610.850.263.183.441.08.3333.09
1915St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-ST32932.46151418211113.0933531132482101.107.390.082.543.811.50.7502.52
1916St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-S/R3311162.64452223102178228.022510067357989001.248.880.122.253.871.72.4072.38
1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-S/R3415102.71431924102173209.01897563257625001.188.140.092.452.671.09.6002.61
1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-ST359142.312725217021206.21927553152685001.188.360.042.262.961.31.3912.39
1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-S/R36354.89237161010170.0884438125193001.6111.310.133.212.440.76.3753.20
1919Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-S/R36026.19321101116.02612110341001.8114.63--1.692.251.33.0002.55
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1831672.6353336716620926115363195.0289613119344210341702156201.238.150.122.914.791.65.5230.08
New York Giants Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter108772.45282211711281547121800.21542724490176201169107101.207.700.083.105.841.89.584-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter47482.7415387664664714826.1787329252822329524101.228.560.092.433.211.32.495-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter28402.95956728345209552.05412461811718823424001.328.820.283.063.811.24.412-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.19321101116.02612110341001.8114.63--1.692.251.33.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13112.6337251214282220.0199906437111711001.238.150.122.914.791.65.5420.08

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p2026000001000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1904New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p211640351003003000000.125.186.150.3366143.125.025.100.1716.980.000.000.000.0020.00
1905New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p2234976140307004006000.144.178.206.384203107.144.062.103.1873.740.000.000.000.0021.43
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p233161240000008001000.066.174.066.2404070.066.000.131.14111.430.000.000.000.000.00
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p2439695120015007004000.174.250.217.46715180.162.043.145.2418.750.000.001.2569.008.33
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p251836570002001004000.194.216.194.4107041.194.000.028.2022.440.000.000.000.000.00
1909New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p263481561006005003000.074.128.086.2147189.074.012.074.1155.620.000.000.000.0016.67
1910New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p27336211110160012102000.177.190.242.43215265.250.065.081.2111.5432.3121.001.5462.0018.18
1911New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p2834642601050051203000.094.159.125.2848172.115.031.109.1496.9416.672.400.000.0016.67
1912New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p29335861330031042301000.224.274.276.55016363.371.052.138.2696.3536.515.750.000.0023.08
1913New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p30813120001100501000.154.154.154.3082014.250.000.077.1470.0035.710.000.000.000.00
1913Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-p3031592600020012204000.102.117.102.2196064.162.000.017.1081.5634.3822.000.000.000.00
1913Totals for NL-NL         39723800031012705000.111.123.111.2348078.178.000.028.1151.2834.6227.000.000.000.00
1914Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-p31479461210161023305000.128.146.170.316162101.183.042.074.1541.9832.6716.500.9994.0016.67
1915Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-p321720110000102700000.050.136.050.1861022.077.000.150.1109.0931.823.500.000.000.00
1915St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p3215350400020121703000.114.162.114.2764040.222.000.029.1445.0042.508.500.000.000.00
1915Totals for NL-NL         32551500021142403000.091.153.091.2445062.161.000.073.1316.4538.716.000.000.000.00
1916St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p33456831201010031902000.176.211.206.41714173.245.030.074.2054.1126.036.330.000.008.33
1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p34436431212070062303000.188.257.266.52317373.293.078.172.2588.2231.513.830.000.0025.00
1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p35276411010041071404000.156.239.172.41111175.200.016.141.2159.3318.672.000.000.0010.00
1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p362318040001000701000.222.222.222.4444019.364.000.000.2110.0036.840.000.000.000.00
1919Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-p3635021001000100000.400.400.6001.000315.500.200.200.4660.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
1919Totals for NL-NL         2623061002000801000.261.261.304.5657124.400.043.043.2670.0033.330.000.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter5331014521431073635161204047000.141.190.174.364176201122.173.033.097.0005.4418.183.340.27338.0013.99
New York Giants Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter282587368064239203861025000.136.189.170.35910012650.149.034.102.0005.859.381.610.31293.5015.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter15324974223015111880013000.169.225.201.426505280.249.032.104.0006.4328.574.440.000.0011.90
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9517391910182056209000.110.135.133.268232187.164.023.064.0002.6733.1612.400.53173.0010.53
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35021001000100000.400.400.6001.000315.500.200.200.0000.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162308164332119201962014000.141.190.174.364536341.173.033.097.0005.4418.183.340.27338.0013.99

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny120P2-14-------------2100.01.4
1904New York GiantsNLMLBny121P16-115526413531.8861.940.27-----16100.010.5
1905New York GiantsNLMLBny122P34-2621269518681.9422.380.31-----34100.022.2
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny123P31-20310665-8176.9382.450.37-----31100.020.4
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny124P39-23311768-9587.9162.230.37-----39100.025.5
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny125P18-114532344037.9252.060.32-----18100.011.7
1909New York GiantsNLMLBny126P34-244119991119110.9243.240.45-----34100.022.2
1910New York GiantsNLMLBny127P33-1901168848779.9082.390.42-----33100.021.4
1911New York GiantsNLMLBny128P34-2057697-8376.9162.240.37-----34100.022.2
1912New York GiantsNLMLBny129P33-179653136059.9831.790.33-----33100.021.9
1913Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P31-1872491-5251.9811.650.27-----31100.020.3
1913New York GiantsNLMLBny130P8-41-18-218181.0002.250.44-----8100.05.3
1914Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31P47-29789993116107.9222.280.36-----47100.030.5
1915Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32P17-685221-2827.9641.590.40-----17100.011.0
1915St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32P15-113-39114039.9752.600.35-----15100.09.8
1916St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33P45-2283566-6559.9081.310.26-----45100.029.4
1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34P43-209483248987.9782.020.42-----43100.028.3
1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35P27-206657316663.9552.330.31-----27100.020.9
1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36P23-701121-1413.9290.570.19-----23100.016.8
1919Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36P3-16-7--771.0002.330.44-----3100.02.2
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P533-31941071000742511811107.9372.080.35-----5330.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny1202----------
1904New York GiantsNLMLBny12116----------
1905New York GiantsNLMLBny12234----------
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny12331----------
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny12439----------
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny12518----------
1909New York GiantsNLMLBny12634----------
1910New York GiantsNLMLBny12733----------
1911New York GiantsNLMLBny12834----------
1912New York GiantsNLMLBny12933----------
1913Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3031----------
1913New York GiantsNLMLBny1308----------
1914Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3147----------
1915Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3217----------
1915St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3215----------
1916St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3345----------
1917St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3443----------
1918St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3527----------
1919St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3623----------
1919Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi363----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1905New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB22000.001001.0101102.009.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
1911New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB28012.252008.0621600.886.750.001.136.756.000.00.000
1912New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB29004.501002.0311002.0013.500.004.500.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs012.45404000011.01003037001.188.180.002.455.732.330.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1911New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB2822010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-05-22TradeTraded by Giants with Josh Devore, Heinie Groh and Cash to Reds for Eddie Grant and Art Fromme. 
1920-04-08Released by Cardinals. 
1919-10-01Returned to Cardinals. 
1919-09-05Purchased by Phillies from Cardinals. 
1915-07-24Purchased by Cardinals from Reds. 
* 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.