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John Clarkson

John Gibson Clarkson
Born: July 1, 1861
Cambridge, MA USA
Deceased: February 4, 1909
Primary Position: P
All Position(s) Played: P, 1B, 3B, RF, CF, LF, OF
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10" Weight: 155
Career: May 2, 1882-July 12, 1894
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.

John Clarkson compiled a career record of 328 wins and 178 losses in his 546-game career with the Worcester Ruby Legs, Chicago White Stockings, Boston Beaneaters and Cleveland Spiders. He began playing during the May 2, 1882 season and last took the field during the July 12, 1894 campaign. Clarkson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.

Pitching:

YearLgTeamWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
1882NLWOR12.3334.5033020024.04931120203003127
1884NLCHN103.7692.14141311200118.094642810250102007478
1885NLCHN5316.7681.857070068100623.04972551282197030800142487
1886NLCHN3617.6792.41555505030466.24192481251986031300171914
1887NLCHN3821.6443.08605915620523.05132831791992023780252183
1888NLBSN3320.6232.76545405330483.1448247148171190223100332029
1889NLBSN4919.7212.73737216881620.0589280188162030284170162641
1890NLBSN2618.5913.27444404320383.0370186139141400138160211663
1891NLBSN3319.6352.79555144733460.2435244143181540141150141982
1892NLBSN86.5712.35161601540145.21156538460048505617
1892NLCL41710.6302.55292812711243.1235132694720914041041
1893NLCL41617.4854.45363513100295.0358240146119506250151331
1894NLCL4810.4444.42221831310150.217310974646028008653
Totals328178.6482.81531518124853754536.142952384141715911910197880018219146

Batting:

YearLgTeamGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1882NLWOR311110420020003.364.364.546.909600000
1884NLCHN21868416226231700216.262.279.488.7674100000
1885NLCHN72286283346111543200344.216.224.332.5569400000
1886NLCHN5521021021499132320038.233.233.329.5626900000
1887NLCHN63226215405255625601125.242.279.395.6748500000
1888NLBSN5521220520409111750748.195.222.263.4855400000
1889NLBSN73273262365493223801159.206.238.286.5247500000
1890NLBSN4518217318436322620831.249.286.353.6386101000
1891NLBSN55205187284274026201850.225.293.305.5985700000
1892NLBSN1660577133011310315.228.267.333.6001900000
1892NLCL429109101814000420824.139.202.139.3401400000
1893NLCL43713513118276211720420.206.230.305.5354000000
1894NLCL422655581100171069.200.279.255.5331400400
Totals5462060197425443273262423231081382.219.250.319.56962901400

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
1882NLWORP3024.01610.8752.632.33
1882NLWOR1B102.00000.000.00.00
1884NLCHNP140118.0638115.8003.363.14
1884NLCHNOF8064.05541.7141.411.25
1884NLCHN3B208.00220.5002.251.00
1884NLCHN1B104.03030.5006.753.00
1885NLCHNP700623.026174208.9092.892.86
1885NLCHNOF305.010001.0001.80.33
1885NLCHN3B102.001001.0004.501.00
1886NLCHNP550467.019114193.8752.562.42
1886NLCHNOF506.010001.0001.50.20
1887NLCHNP600523.03412575.9582.742.65
1887NLCHNOF5029.05010.8331.551.00
1888NLBSNP540483.022117193.8802.592.57
1888NLBSNOF1014.01020.333.641.00
1889NLBSNP730620.036172278.8853.022.85
1889NLBSN3B102.00000.000.00.00
1889NLBSNOF201.010001.0009.00.50
1890NLBSNP440383.02172143.8692.192.11
1890NLBSNOF1012.01030.250.751.00
1891NLBSNP550461.027114132.9162.752.56
1891NLBSNOF102.00000.000.00.00
1892NLCL4P290243.0951101.8572.222.07
1892NLBSNP160146.023653.8842.342.38
1893NLCL4P360295.0158271.9332.962.69
1893NLCL4OF104.00010.000.00.00
1894NLCL4P220151.034292.8332.682.05
Totals56404692.0239115117845.8862.672.460000.000

Postseason - Pitching:

YearLgTeamSeriesWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
1885NLCHNWS01.0001.1322020016.015142010150000
1886NLCHNWS22.5002.0344031031.0251570120280000
1892NLCL4CS02.0005.2922020017.024161015090000
Totals25.2862.6788071064.06445191180520000

Postseason - Batting:

YearLgTeamSeriesGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1885NLCHNWS413131210000000.154.154.231.385300000
1886NLCHNWS415150100011002.067.067.067.133100000
1892NLCL4CS2881200130001.250.250.625.875500000
Totals1036362510141003.139.139.250.389900000

Awards

1889 - Pitching Triple Crown