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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Frederick Blake
Stat Years
1920-1937  [mlb] 1920-1937
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
P (304)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
West Virginia Wesleyan College (Buckhannon, West Virginia)
Draft
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [8] PHI [1] SLN [1] SLA [1] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8877 ... retro id: blaks101 ... mlbam id: 111065
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1920Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-201---008.10600056013.12114120672012.0314.180.004.054.739.451.17.000
    1920MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----201---008.24600056013.32114120672012.0614.430.004.124.819.621.17.000
    1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-242---664.572911408181106.11235854344421021.5710.410.253.723.554.910.95.500
    1924MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----241---664.582911408181106.31235854344421021.5710.430.253.733.564.920.95.500
    1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-253---10184.863631140352231.126014412517114933051.6210.120.664.443.625.600.82.357
    1925MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251---10184.873631140352231.326014412517114933051.6210.130.664.443.625.610.82.357
    1926Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-264---11123.6039271149121197.22049179792956061.509.290.324.194.334.141.03.478
    1926MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----261---11123.6139271149121197.72049179792956061.509.310.324.204.344.151.03.478
    1927Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-275---13143.293227132250224.123810182382644041.439.550.123.292.574.050.78.481
    1927MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----271---13143.293227132250224.323810182382644041.439.560.123.292.574.060.78.481
    1928Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-286---17112.473429164551240.220980664101783031.297.820.153.782.922.990.77.607
    1928MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----281---17112.473429164551240.720980664101783031.297.830.153.782.923.000.77.607
    1929Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-297---14134.293530131351218.12441221048103704021.5910.060.334.252.895.030.68.519
    1929MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----291---14134.293530131351218.32441221048103704021.5910.070.334.252.895.030.68.519
    1930Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-308---10144.823424704100186.22131271001499804031.6710.270.674.773.866.120.81.417
    1930MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----301---10144.833424704100186.72131271001499804031.6810.300.684.793.876.140.81.417
    1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-319---045.2216500711050.0643429426292011.8011.520.724.685.226.121.12.000
    1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-319---455.581491035171.0904944235314031.7611.410.254.443.936.210.89.444
    1931MLB Totals: CHN-PHIbyYearMLB----312---495.4330141010161121.01548373661606041.7811.450.454.544.466.170.98.308
    1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla143710---227.6115100614136.2553331520121002.0513.501.234.912.958.100.60.500
    1937St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273710---033.7114220512043.2452318118201001.449.270.213.714.124.741.11.000
    1937MLB Totals: SLA-SLNbyYearMLB----372---255.51293201126180.31005649638322001.7211.240.674.273.606.290.84.286
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)871024.1330419681116010881,620.0176687674468740621350301.559.810.384.113.454.870.84.460
    National League Totals (11 yrs)851004.052891958111549471,583.3171184371363720609340301.549.730.364.093.464.790.85.459
    American League Totals (1 yrs)227.7115100614136.7553331520121002.0713.671.244.972.988.200.60.500
    Chicago Cubs Totals (8 yrs)81923.952551847811417161,455.3155575763960661551270261.529.620.374.093.414.680.83.468
    St. Louis Browns Totals (1 yrs)227.7115100614136.7553331520121002.0713.671.244.972.988.200.60.500
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)455.581491035171.0904944235314031.7611.410.254.443.936.210.89.444
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)033.7514220512043.7452318118201001.469.380.213.754.174.791.11.000
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)008.24600056013.32114120672012.0614.430.004.124.819.621.17.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1920Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-20p---164010000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1924Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-24p---22931590103011101000.290.313.355.66833111.065.065.0003.033.031.000.00.0011.1
    1925Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-25p---3367941210070022103000.152.173.165.33884131.038.013.0002.3825.0010.500.00.008.3
    1926Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-26p---439652140004002913000.215.250.215.46571140.000.000.0002.8212.684.500.00.000.0
    1927Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-27p---5328321600030011004000.193.202.193.39588160.000.000.0001.1411.3610.000.00.000.0
    1928Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-28p---63588101910050011317000.216.233.227.46097201.000.011.0001.0313.4013.000.00.005.3
    1929Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-29p---73881111420040041005000.173.212.198.41090162.000.025.0004.4411.112.500.00.0014.3
    1930Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-30p---8366651500020021403000.227.250.227.47771150.000.000.0002.8219.727.000.00.000.0
    1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-31p---91616480001000200000.500.500.5001.0001680.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.00.000.0
    1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-31p---91425261001001700000.240.269.280.5492671.000.040.0003.8526.927.000.00.0016.7
    1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla1437p---101510010000000301000.100.100.100.2001110.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    1937St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2737p---101410130000000101000.300.300.300.6001130.000.000.0000.009.090.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)3105584611851030011491228000.211.233.224.4576021256.036.013.2532.3315.126.500.00.005.1
    National League Totals (11 yrs)2955484611751030011488227000.214.236.226.4625911246.036.012.2542.3714.896.290.00.005.1
    American League Totals (1 yrs)1510010000000301000.100.100.100.2001110.000.000.1430.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (8 yrs)2615094310741029011380226000.210.233.222.4555501135.035.012.2492.3614.556.150.00.004.7
    St. Louis Browns Totals (1 yrs)1510010000000301000.100.100.100.2001110.000.000.1430.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)1425261001001700000.240.269.280.5492671.080.040.3333.8526.927.000.00.0016.7
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)1410130000000101000.300.300.300.6001130.000.000.3330.009.090.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)64010000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.2500.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1920Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB20P6013.11201331.0000.500.233.9100.08
    1924Chicago CubsNLMLB24P290106.12300032321.0001.100.3019.0100.05
    1925Chicago CubsNLMLB25P360231.1752266159.9671.600.2623.4100.02
    1926Chicago CubsNLMLB26P390197.2954116463.9841.600.3225.3100.02
    1927Chicago CubsNLMLB27P320224.11064457874.9492.300.3320.9100.03
    1928Chicago CubsNLMLB28P340240.2448335552.9451.500.2222.197.15
    1929Chicago CubsNLMLB29P350218.1643215149.9611.400.2223.092.14
    1930Chicago CubsNLMLB30P340186.2750145857.9831.700.3122.194.47
    1931Chicago CubsNLMLB31P16050.01160117171.0001.100.3410.4100.010
    1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB31P14071.05220227271.0001.900.389.1100.010
    1937St. Louis BrownsALMLB37P15036.2280010101.0000.700.289.7100.010
    1937St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB37P14043.21120013131.0000.900.309.1100.09
    MLB Totals - (P)30401,616554011324469456.9721.500.280.00.00
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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
    1920MLB6----------
    1924MLB29----------
    1925MLB36----------
    1926MLB39----------
    1927MLB32----------
    1928MLB34----------
    1929MLB35----------
    1930MLB34----------
    1931MLB30----------
    1937MLB29----------
    Totals304----------