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Kid Elberfeld

Bats Right
Throws Right
Height 5' 7"
Weight 158 lb.

Debut May 30, 1898
Final Game September 24, 1914
Born April 13, 1875 in Pomeroy, OH
Died January 13, 1944 in Chattanooga, TN

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG *OPS+  TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
  1898 23  PHI NL  14   38    1    9   4  0   0    7   0      5      .237  .420  .342  122   13   2           7    
 1899 24 CIN NL  41  138   23   36   4  2   0   22   5     15      .261  .378  .319   90   44   2          11    
 1901 26 DET AL 121  432   76  133  21 11   3   76  23     57      .308  .397  .428  124  185  12           7    
 1902 27 DET AL 130  488   70  127  17  6   1   64  19     55      .260  .348  .326   86  159   8          11    
 1903 28 TOT AL 125  481   78  145  23  8   0   64  22     33      .301  .365  .383  121  184   5          15    
         DET AL  35  132   29   45   5  3   0   19   6     11      .341  .412  .424  154   56   1           5    
         NYY AL  90  349   49  100  18  5   0   45  16     22      .287  .346  .367  109  128   4          10    
 1904 29 NYY AL 122  445   55  117  13  5   2   46  18     37      .263  .337  .328  106  146  16          13    
 1905 30 NYY AL 111  390   48  102  18  2   0   53  18     23      .262  .329  .318   96  124  20          16    
 1906 31 NYY AL  99  346   59  106  11  5   2   31  19     30      .306  .378  .384  129  133   7          10    
 1907 32 NYY AL 120  447   61  121  17  6   0   51  22     36      .271  .343  .336  109  150   9          13    
 1908 33 NYY AL  19   56   11   11   3  0   0    5   1      6      .196  .328  .250   88   14   2           5    
 1909 34 NYY AL 106  379   47   90   9  5   0   26  23     28      .237  .314  .288   89  109  10          14    
 1910 35 WSH AL 127  455   53  114   9  2   2   42  19     35      .251  .322  .292   97  133  12          13    
 1911 36 WSH AL 127  404   58  110  19  4   0   47  24     65      .272  .405  .339  110  137  13          25    
 1914 39 BRO NL  30   62    7   14   1  0   0    1   0      2   4  .226  .304  .242   62   15   1           5    
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 14 Seasons    1292 4561  647 1235 169 56  10  535 213  0 427   4  .271  .355  .339  106 1546 119   0   0 165   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg        572   81  155  21  7   1   67  27  0  54   1  .271  .355  .339  106  194  15   0   0  21   0
 Career High    130  488   78  145  23 11   3   76  24  0  65   4  .308  .405  .428  129  185  20   0   0  25   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG *OPS+  TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 

Special Batting 
Glossary
 / Hide Partial Seasons Year Ag Tm  Lg  PA  Outs  RC  RC/27  AIR    BA *lgBA   OBP *lgOBP  SLG *lgSLG  OPS *lgOPS*OPS+ psOPS  SB% 
+--------------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 1898 23 PHI NL   52   31    4  3.48    88| .237  .273| .420  .337| .342  .350| .762  .687| 122           
 1899 24 CIN NL  166  104   15  3.89   101| .261  .292| .378  .355| .319  .381| .697  .736|  90           
 1901 26 DET AL  508  311   72  6.25   101| .308  .290| .397  .347| .428  .390| .825  .737| 124           
 1902 27 DET AL  562  369   53  3.88    99| .260  .286| .348  .344| .326  .386| .674  .730|  86           
 1903 28 TOT AL  534  341   64  5.07    85| .301  .267| .365  .317| .383  .361| .748  .678| 121           
         DET AL  149   88   22  6.75    80| .341  .260| .412  .308| .424  .351| .836  .660| 154           
         NYY AL  385  253   42  4.48    87| .287  .270| .346  .320| .367  .365| .713  .685| 109           
 1904 29 NYY AL  511  344   47  3.69    77| .263  .257| .337  .309| .328  .337| .665  .647| 106           
 1905 30 NYY AL  449  308   38  3.33    80| .262  .260| .329  .321| .318  .339| .647  .659|  96           
 1906 31 NYY AL  393  247   48  5.25    82| .306  .267| .378  .324| .384  .342| .762  .666| 129           
 1907 32 NYY AL  505  335   49  3.95    77| .271  .263| .343  .319| .336  .329| .679  .648| 109           
 1908 33 NYY AL   69   47    4  2.30    69| .196  .247| .328  .304| .250  .314| .578  .618|  88           
 1909 34 NYY AL  431  299   32  2.89    74| .237  .254| .314  .314| .288  .322| .602  .636|  89           
 1910 35 WSH AL  515  353   40  3.06    71| .251  .244| .322  .310| .292  .316| .614  .625|  97           
 1911 36 WSH AL  507  307   51  4.49    94| .272  .279| .405  .345| .339  .366| .744  .711| 110           
 1914 39 BRO NL   70   49    4  2.20    86| .226  .261| .304  .329| .242  .349| .546  .679|  62           
+--------------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 14 Seasons     5272 3445  521  4.08    85| .271  .267| .355  .326| .339  .350| .694  .676| 106           

* indicates the value is park adjusted


Fielding 
Glossary
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 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO    A    E   DP    FP   lgFP  RFg  lgRFg  RF9  lgRF9
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+
+---- Fielding Sorted by Year ------+
 1898 23 PHI NL  3B   14     13   18    8    1  .795  .901  2.21  3.42            
 1899 24 CIN NL  SS   24     48   67   16    6  .878  .910  4.79  5.53            
                 3B   18     26   41    9    3  .882  .903  3.72  3.52            
 1901 26 DET AL  SS  121    332  411   76   62  .907  .898  6.14  5.27            
 1902 27 DET AL  SS  130    326  459   67   63  .921  .928  6.04  5.68            
 1903 28 TOT AL  SS  124    295  410   62   51  .919  .913  5.69  5.21            
         DET AL  SS   34     73  119   14   11  .932  .913  5.65  5.21            
                 3B    1      1    0    0    0 1.000  .909  1.00  3.10            
         NYY AL  SS   90    222  291   48   40  .914  .913  5.70  5.21            
 1904 29 NYY AL  SS  122    237  432   48   44  .933  .934  5.48  5.23            
 1905 30 NYY AL  SS  108    244  317   57   35  .908  .931  5.19  5.20            
 1906 31 NYY AL  SS   98    200  317   42   18  .925  .934  5.28  5.41            
 1907 32 NYY AL  SS  118    295  400   52   31  .930  .935  5.89  5.44            
 1908 33 NYY AL  SS   17     36   51    8    2  .916  .927  5.12  5.42            
 1909 34 NYY AL  SS   61    134  178   19   24  .943  .925  5.11  5.15            
                 3B   44     62   91    7    6  .956  .931  3.48  3.33            
 1910 35 WSH AL  3B  113    139  223   22   15  .943  .931  3.20  3.38            
                 2B   10     21   17    3    1  .927  .945  3.80  4.91            
                 SS    3      6    5    4    1  .733  .924  3.67  5.20            
 1911 36 WSH AL  2B   68    146  186   15   23  .957  .949  4.88  4.94            
                 3B   52     87  116   16   11  .927  .929  3.90  3.26            
 1914 39 BRO NL  SS   18     31   33    7    6  .901  .925  3.56  5.08            
                 2B    1      2    2    0    0 1.000  .952  4.00  4.90            
+---- Fielding Sorted by Position --+
 1910 35 WSH AL  2B   10     21   17    3    1  .927  .945  3.80  4.91            
 1911 36 WSH AL  2B   68    146  186   15   23  .957  .949  4.88  4.94            
 1914 39 BRO NL  2B    1      2    2    0    0 1.000  .952  4.00  4.90            

 1898 23 PHI NL  3B   14     13   18    8    1  .795  .901  2.21  3.42            
 1899 24 CIN NL  3B   18     26   41    9    3  .882  .903  3.72  3.52            
 1903 28 DET AL  3B    1      1    0    0    0 1.000  .909  1.00  3.10            
 1909 34 NYY AL  3B   44     62   91    7    6  .956  .931  3.48  3.33            
 1910 35 WSH AL  3B  113    139  223   22   15  .943  .931  3.20  3.38            
 1911 36 WSH AL  3B   52     87  116   16   11  .927  .929  3.90  3.26            

 1899 24 CIN NL  SS   24     48   67   16    6  .878  .910  4.79  5.53            
 1901 26 DET AL  SS  121    332  411   76   62  .907  .898  6.14  5.27            
 1902 27 DET AL  SS  130    326  459   67   63  .921  .928  6.04  5.68            
 1903 28 TOT AL  SS  124    295  410   62   51  .919  .913  5.69  5.21            
         DET AL  SS   34     73  119   14   11  .932  .913  5.65  5.21            
         NYY AL  SS   90    222  291   48   40  .914  .913  5.70  5.21            
 1904 29 NYY AL  SS  122    237  432   48   44  .933  .934  5.48  5.23            
 1905 30 NYY AL  SS  108    244  317   57   35  .908  .931  5.19  5.20            
 1906 31 NYY AL  SS   98    200  317   42   18  .925  .934  5.28  5.41            
 1907 32 NYY AL  SS  118    295  400   52   31  .930  .935  5.89  5.44            
 1908 33 NYY AL  SS   17     36   51    8    2  .916  .927  5.12  5.42            
 1909 34 NYY AL  SS   61    134  178   19   24  .943  .925  5.11  5.15            
 1910 35 WSH AL  SS    3      6    5    4    1  .733  .924  3.67  5.20            
 1914 39 BRO NL  SS   18     31   33    7    6  .901  .925  3.56  5.08            
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+
 Position Total  SS  944   2184 3080  458  343  .920  .924  5.58  5.34            
                 3B  242    328  489   62   36  .929  .927  3.38  3.36            
                 2B   79    169  205   18   24  .954  .949  4.73  4.94            
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+
 Overall Total      1265   2681 3774  538  403  .923  .925  5.10  4.93            
Appearances on Leaderboards and Awardsnbsp; 

Awards are Year-League-Award, Stats are Year-Value-Rank, (Pos) for All-Star indicates starter & * indicates they played.

Batting Average
1903 AL-.301-10
1906 AL-.306-9

On-base %
1901 AL-.397-6
1903 AL-.365-10
1906 AL-.378-3
1911 AL-.405-10

OPS
1901 AL-.825-9
1906 AL-.763-6

Bases on Balls
1901 AL-57-7
1902 AL-55-10
1911 AL-65-7

Hit By Pitch
1902 AL-11-2
1903 AL-15-1
1904 AL-13-3
1905 AL-16-2
1906 AL-10-3
1907 AL-13-3
1909 AL-14-4
1910 AL-13-5
1911 AL-25-1
Car-165-13

Oldest Player
1911 AL-36-9
1914 NL-39-3

Gray Ink: Batting - 14 (1167) (Average HOFer ≈ 144)
HOF Standards: Batting - 16.9 (819) (Average HOFer ≈ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 5.0 (1445) (Likely HOFer > 100)
Overall Rank in parentheses.

Act.- Denotes rank among active players, Car. - Denotes career rank
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* - Signifies Hall of Famer
Explanation of Similarity Scores
Transactions September 8, 1897: Purchased by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Richmond (Atlantic).
July 12, 1898: Sent from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Detroit (Western) in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)
August, 1899: Purchased by the Cincinnati Reds from the Detroit (Western).
Before 1900 Season: Sent from the Cincinnati Reds to the Detroit (American) in an unknown transaction.
June 10, 1903: Traded by the Detroit Tigers to the New York Highlanders for Herman Long and Ernie Courtney.
December 14, 1909: Purchased by the Washington Senators from the New York Highlanders for $5,000.
February 14, 1914: Signed as a Free Agent with the Brooklyn Robins.
The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. Last transaction is September 30, 2006.
Name and misspellings:
The Norman Tabasco Arthur Kid Elberfeld
Stats updated through August 5, 2007.
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