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Lefty Grove

Position: Pitcher

Bats: Left  •  Throws: Left

6-3, 190lb (190cm, 86kg)

Born: March 6, 1900 in Lonaconing, MD us

Died: May 22, 1975 in Norwalk, OH

Buried: Frostburg Memorial Park, Frostburg, MD

High School: Central HS (Lonaconing, MD)

Debut: April 14, 1925 (Age 25-039d, 5,491st in MLB history)
   vs. BOS 3.2 IP, 6 H, 0 SO, 4 BB, 4 ER

Last Game: September 28, 1941 (Age 41-206d)
   vs. PHA 1.0 IP, 4 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 3 ER, L

Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1947. (Voted by BBWAA on 123/161 ballots)
   View Lefty Grove's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1925 season

Full Name: Robert Moses Grove

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SUMMARY

Career

WAR

106.1

W

300

L

141

ERA

3.06

G

616

GS

457

SV

54

IP

3940.2

SO

2266

WHIP

1.278

Standard Pitching

Standard Pitching YearAgeTmLgWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFERA+FIPWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/WAwards192525 OAK-min MLB 10 12 .455 4.75 45 18 12 5 0 1 197.0 207 120 104 11 131 116 5 0 9 908 1.716 9.5 0.5 6.0 5.3 0.89 PHA AL 192525 PHA AL 10 12 .455 4.75 45 18 12 5 0 1 197.0 207 120 104 11 131 116 5 0 9 908 98 4.73 1.716 9.5 0.5 6.0 5.3 0.89 192626 OAK-min MLB 13 13 .500 2.51 45 33 9 20 1 6 258.0 227 97 72 6 101 194 6 0 5 1072 1.271 7.9 0.2 3.5 6.8 1.92 PHA AL 192626 PHA AL 13 13 .500 2.51 45 33 9 20 1 6 258.0 227 97 72 6 101 194 6 0 5 1072 165 2.96 1.271 7.9 0.2 3.5 6.8 1.92 MVP-8 192727 OAK-min MLB 20 13 .606 3.19 51 28 18 14 1 9 262.1 251 116 93 6 79 174 2 1 5 1106 1.258 8.6 0.2 2.7 6.0 2.20 PHA AL 192727 PHA AL 20 13 .606 3.19 51 28 18 14 1 9 262.1 251 116 93 6 79 174 2 1 5 1106 132 2.92 1.258 8.6 0.2 2.7 6.0 2.20 192828 OAK-min MLB 24 8 .750 2.58 39 31 6 24 4 3 261.2 228 93 75 10 64 183 1 0 4 1064 1.116 7.8 0.3 2.2 6.3 2.86 PHA AL 192828 PHA AL 24 8 .750 2.58 39 31 6 24 4 3 261.2 228 93 75 10 64 183 1 0 4 1064 155 2.75 1.116 7.8 0.3 2.2 6.3 2.86 192929 OAK-min MLB 20 6 .769 2.81 42 37 5 19 2 4 275.1 278 104 86 8 81 170 3 0 8 1168 1.304 9.1 0.3 2.6 5.6 2.10 PHA AL 192929 PHA AL 20 6 .769 2.81 42 37 5 19 2 4 275.1 278 104 86 8 81 170 3 0 8 1168 149 3.22 1.304 9.1 0.3 2.6 5.6 2.10 193030 OAK-min MLB 28 5 .848 2.54 50 32 17 22 2 9 291.0 273 101 82 8 60 209 5 0 2 1191 1.144 8.4 0.2 1.9 6.5 3.48 PHA AL 193030 PHA AL 28 5 .848 2.54 50 32 17 22 2 9 291.0 273 101 82 8 60 209 5 0 2 1191 185 3.09 1.144 8.4 0.2 1.9 6.5 3.48 193131 OAK-min MLB 31 4 .886 2.06 41 30 10 27 4 5 288.2 249 84 66 10 62 175 1 0 2 1160 1.077 7.8 0.3 1.9 5.5 2.82 PHA AL 193131 PHA AL 31 4 .886 2.06 41 30 10 27 4 5 288.2 249 84 66 10 62 175 1 0 2 1160 217 3.01 1.077 7.8 0.3 1.9 5.5 2.82 MVP-1 193232 OAK-min MLB 25 10 .714 2.84 44 30 13 27 4 7 291.2 269 101 92 13 79 188 1 0 0 1207 1.193 8.3 0.4 2.4 5.8 2.38 PHA AL 193232 PHA AL 25 10 .714 2.84 44 30 13 27 4 7 291.2 269 101 92 13 79 188 1 0 0 1207 160 3.13 1.193 8.3 0.4 2.4 5.8 2.38 MVP-14 193333 OAK-min MLB 24 8 .750 3.20 45 28 16 21 2 6 275.1 280 113 98 12 83 114 4 0 1 1173 1.318 9.2 0.4 2.7 3.7 1.37 PHA AL 193333 PHA AL 24 8 .750 3.20 45 28 16 21 2 6 275.1 280 113 98 12 83 114 4 0 1 1173 134 3.48 1.318 9.2 0.4 2.7 3.7 1.37 AS,MVP-5 193434 BOS-min MLB 8 8 .500 6.50 22 12 6 5 0 0 109.1 149 84 79 5 32 43 1 0 1 506 1.655 12.3 0.4 2.6 3.5 1.34 BOS AL 193434 BOS AL 8 8 .500 6.50 22 12 6 5 0 0 109.1 149 84 79 5 32 43 1 0 1 506 73 3.83 1.655 12.3 0.4 2.6 3.5 1.34 193535 BOS-min MLB 20 12 .625 2.70 35 30 4 23 2 1 273.0 269 105 82 6 65 121 3 0 2 1137 1.223 8.9 0.2 2.1 4.0 1.86 BOS AL 193535 BOS AL 20 12 .625 2.70 35 30 4 23 2 1 273.0 269 105 82 6 65 121 3 0 2 1137 175 3.20 1.223 8.9 0.2 2.1 4.0 1.86 AS,MVP-14 193636 BOS-min MLB 17 12 .586 2.81 35 30 3 22 6 2 253.1 237 90 79 14 65 130 4 0 0 1049 1.192 8.4 0.5 2.3 4.6 2.00 BOS AL 193636 BOS AL 17 12 .586 2.81 35 30 3 22 6 2 253.1 237 90 79 14 65 130 4 0 0 1049 189 3.77 1.192 8.4 0.5 2.3 4.6 2.00 AS,MVP-15 193737 BOS-min MLB 17 9 .654 3.02 32 32 0 21 3 0 262.0 269 101 88 9 83 153 1 0 5 1127 1.344 9.2 0.3 2.9 5.3 1.84 BOS AL 193737 BOS AL 17 9 .654 3.02 32 32 0 21 3 0 262.0 269 101 88 9 83 153 1 0 5 1127 159 3.28 1.344 9.2 0.3 2.9 5.3 1.84 AS 193838 BOS-min MLB 14 4 .778 3.08 24 21 3 12 1 1 163.2 169 65 56 8 52 99 1 0 3 706 1.350 9.3 0.4 2.9 5.4 1.90 BOS AL 193838 BOS AL 14 4 .778 3.08 24 21 3 12 1 1 163.2 169 65 56 8 52 99 1 0 3 706 160 3.32 1.350 9.3 0.4 2.9 5.4 1.90 AS,MVP-21 193939 BOS-min MLB 15 4 .789 2.54 23 23 0 17 2 0 191.0 180 63 54 8 58 81 1 0 0 798 1.246 8.5 0.4 2.7 3.8 1.40 BOS AL 193939 BOS AL 15 4 .789 2.54 23 23 0 17 2 0 191.0 180 63 54 8 58 81 1 0 0 798 185 3.60 1.246 8.5 0.4 2.7 3.8 1.40 AS,MVP-15 194040 BOS-min MLB 7 6 .538 3.99 22 21 1 9 1 0 153.1 159 73 68 20 50 62 1 0 1 652 1.363 9.3 1.2 2.9 3.6 1.24 BOS AL 194040 BOS AL 7 6 .538 3.99 22 21 1 9 1 0 153.1 159 73 68 20 50 62 1 0 1 652 112 4.72 1.363 9.3 1.2 2.9 3.6 1.24 194141 BOS-min MLB 7 7 .500 4.37 21 21 0 10 0 0 134.0 155 84 65 8 42 54 2 0 3 598 1.470 10.4 0.5 2.8 3.6 1.29 BOS AL 194141 BOS AL 7 7 .500 4.37 21 21 0 10 0 0 134.0 155 84 65 8 42 54 2 0 3 598 95 3.62 1.470 10.4 0.5 2.8 3.6 1.29 17 Yrs300 141 .680 3.06 616 457 123 298 35 54 3940.2 3849 1594 1339 162 1187 2266 42 1 51 16622 148 3.36 1.278 8.8 0.4 2.7 5.2 1.91 162 Game Avg.19 9 .680 3.06 39 29 8 19 2 3 250 244 101 85 10 75 144 3 0 3 1053 148 3.36 1.278 8.8 0.4 2.7 5.2 1.91 WLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFERA+FIPWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/WAwards PHA (9 yrs)195 79 .712 2.88 402 267 106 179 20 50 2401.0 2262 929 768 84 740 1523 28 1 36 10049 151 3.21 1.250 8.5 0.3 2.8 5.7 2.06 BOS (8 yrs)105 62 .629 3.34 214 190 17 119 15 4 1539.2 1587 665 571 78 447 743 14 0 15 6573 143 3.60 1.321 9.3 0.5 2.6 4.3 1.66 Bold season totals indicate player led league. Italic season totals indicate player led all major leagues.

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