John Ward

Biographical Info
Full Name: John Montgomery Ward
Position: Shortstop, Second Base, Outfield, Pitcher
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Born: March 3, 1860
Place of Birth: Bellefonte, PA
Debut: July 15, 1878 (18)
Last Game: September 29, 1894 (34)
Died: March 4, 1925 (65)
HOF Induction: 1964
Teams & Awards
Teams: Providence Grays, New York Gothams/Giants, Brooklyn Ward’s Wonders, Brooklyn Grooms
Batting Statistics
Year Age Team G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1878 18 Grays 37 140 138 14 27 5 4 1 15 2 13 .196 .207 .312 .519
1879 19 Grays 83 371 364 71 104 9 4 2 41 7 14 .286 .299 .349 .648
1880 20 Grays 86 362 356 53 81 12 2 0 27 6 16 .228 .240 .272 .513
1881 21 Grays 85 362 357 56 87 18 6 0 53 5 10 .244 .254 .328 .582
1882 22 Grays 83 368 355 58 87 10 3 1 39 13 22 .245 .272 .299 .570
1883 23 Gothams 88 388 380 76 97 18 7 7 54 8 25 .255 .271 .395 .665
1884 24 Gothams 113 510 482 98 122 11 8 2 51 28 47 .253 .294 .322 .616
1885 25 Giants 111 463 446 72 101 8 9 0 37 17 39 .226 .255 .285 .540
1886 26 Giants 122 510 491 82 134 17 5 2 81 36 19 46 .273 .300 .340 .640
1887 27 Giants 129 578 545 114 184 16 5 1 53 111 29 12 .338 .375 .391 .766
1888 28 Giants 122 520 510 70 128 14 5 2 49 38 9 13 .251 .265 .310 .575
1889 29 Giants 114 508 479 87 143 13 4 1 67 62 27 7 .299 .339 .349 .687
1890 30 Ward’s Wonders 128 614 561 134 188 15 12 4 60 63 51 22 .335 .393 .426 .819
1891 31 Grooms 105 480 441 85 122 13 5 0 39 57 36 10 .277 .335 .329 .664
1892 32 Grooms 148 699 614 109 163 13 3 1 47 88 82 19 .265 .355 .301 .656
1893 33 Giants 135 636 588 129 193 27 9 2 77 46 47 5 .328 .379 .415 .794
1894 34 Giants 138 605 549 102 146 12 5 0 79 39 35 6 .266 .311 .306 .617
Career 1,827 8,114 7,656 1,410 2,107 231 96 26 869 540 421 326 .275 .314 .341 .655


Pitching Statistics
Year Age Team W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO WHIP
1878 18 Grays 22 13 1.51 37 37 37 6 0 334.0 308 151 56 3 34 116 1.024
1879 19 Grays 47 19 2.15 70 60 58 2 1 587.0 571 270 140 5 36 239 1.034
1880 20 Grays 39 24 1.74 70 67 59 8 1 595.0 501 230 115 5 45 230 0.918
1881 21 Grays 18 18 2.13 39 35 32 3 0 330.0 326 183 78 2 53 119 1.148
1882 22 Grays 19 13 2.55 34 33 30 4 1 286.0 268 143 81 6 36 72 1.063
1883 23 Gothams 16 13 2.70 34 25 24 1 0 277.0 278 165 83 3 31 121 1.116
1884 24 Gothams 3 3 3.41 9 5 5 0 0 60.2 72 43 23 2 18 23 1.484
Career 164 103 2.10 293 262 245 24 3 2,469.2 2,324 1,185 576 26 253 920 1.043

Stats courtesy of baseball-reference.com

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