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Encyclopedia > Will White

William Walter White (October 11, 1854 - August 31, 1911) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher who made his debut on July 20, 1877 with the Boston Red Caps at the age of 23. October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... mcv ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1877 throughout the world. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


He also played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1878-1880, the Detroit Wolverines 1881 and the Cincinnati Red Stockings 1882-1888. Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 14, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront... The following are the baseball events of the year 1878 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1880 throughout the world. ... The Detroit Wolverines were a 19th century baseball team that played in the National League from 1881 to 1888 in the city of Detroit, Michigan. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1881 throughout the world. ... The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1882 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1888 throughout the world. ...


The brother of catcher and third baseman Deacon White, Will White pitched with his right hand, but he was also a switch hitter. He was born in Caton, New York. He died in Port Carling, Ontario, Canada. The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... The position of the third baseman Third base redirects here. ... Deacon White (December 7, 1847 - July 7, 1939), born James Laurie White, was an American professional baseball player in the National Association and Major League Baseball. ... In baseball, a switch hitter (or switch-hitter) is a batter who is able to hit from both the right and left sides of the plate. ... Caton is a town located in Steuben County, New York, United States. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ...


It is speculated that he was a control pitcher opposed to a power one, by his low strikeout count and his low earned run average. A notable reason for his short career and his major league record for games started in a season, is in the 1800s to the mid-1900s relief pitchers were not used if it could be helped. In fact, most teams of that era had 4 starters (most teams use 5 now) and 1 relief pitcher. (All major league teams have 4 or 5 relief pitchers on their active rosters now, and many have 7 or 8.) Cincinnati Reds outfielder Adam Dunn strikes out swinging to Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (not pictured). ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... In baseball statistics, games started (denoted by GS) is credited to a pitcher who throws the very first pitch to the opposing team of a single game. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Trivia

  • Holds the major league record for most games started in a single season, for a pitcher, with Pud Galvin each with 75.
  • Holds the Major League record for innings pitched in a season with 680.0 in 1879 at the age of 24 with the Cincinnati Reds.
  • Has 229 career wins and 166 losses.
  • Nickname was "Whoop-La".
  • Was the first major league player to wear glasses on the field.

Pud Galvin baseball card, 1887 James Francis Pud Galvin (December 25, 1856 – March 7, 1902), an American professional baseball pitcher, was Major League Baseballs first 300-game winner. ... In baseball, innings pitched (IP) are the number of innings a pitcher has completed, measured by the number of batters and baserunners that are put out while the pitcher is in the game. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 14, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront...

Stats

  • Height 5 ft 9 1/2 in
  • Weight 175 lb
  • Winning Percentage .580
  • Earned Run Average (ERA) 2.28
  • Games Played (GP) 403
  • Games Started (GS) 401
  • Complete Games (CG) 394
  • Shutouts (SHO) 36
  • Innings Pitched (IP) 3,542.2
  • Hits (H) 3440
  • Earned Runs (ER) 896
  • Runs (R) 1,844
  • Home runs (HR) 65
  • Base on balls (BoB) 496 (Walks)
  • Strikeouts (SO) 1,041

Height is the measurement of distance between a specified point and a corresponding plane of reference. ... A spring scale measures the weight of an object In the physical sciences, weight is a measurement of the gravitational force acting on an object. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... In baseball statistics, a base on balls (BB), also called a walk, is credited to a batter and against a pitcher when a batter receives four pitches that the umpire calls balls. ...

External links

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis
  • Will White at the Baseball Almanac.com
Preceded by
Pop Snyder
Cincinnati Red Stockings Manager
1884
Succeeded by
Pop Snyder

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