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Bobo Newsom

Louis Norman Newsom
Born: August 11, 1907
Hartsville, SC USA
Deceased: December 7, 1962
Primary Position: P
All Position(s) Played: P, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'3" Weight: 200
Career: September 11, 1929-September 17, 1953
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1960.

Bobo Newsom compiled a career record of 211 wins and 222 losses in his 606-game career with the Brooklyn Robins, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees and New York Giants. He began playing during the September 11, 1929 season and last took the field during the September 17, 1953 campaign. Newsom was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1960.

Pitching:

YearLgTeamWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
1929NLBRO03.0001.613200009.1151211050600047
1930NLBRO00.000.002020003.0220020100114
1932NLCHN00.000.001010001.010000000003
1934ALSLA1620.4444.01473291525262.12591381171514901351051159
1935ALSLA06.0004.8576110142.2542923213022002193
1935ALWS11112.4784.45282341722198.122210898984065413871
1936ALWS11715.5314.32433832442285.22941601371314601563181258
1937ALWS134.4295.851110030067.2764944448039302321
1937ALBOS1310.5654.46302721410207.2193114103141190127314926
1938ALSLA2016.5565.08444033101329.23342051863019202265131475
1939ALSLA31.7504.7366030045.2502624522028100211
1939ALDET1710.6303.37353142132246.0222100921410401642041050
1940ALDET215.8082.83363412030264.0235110831910001643221101
1941ALDET1220.3754.60433651222250.12651401281511801753031130
1942ALWS11117.3934.93302911520213.22361351175920113302957
1942NLBRO22.5003.3865021032.0281312114021101135
1943NLBRO94.6923.0222127611125.01135142457075203528
1943ALSLA16.1437.39109100052.1694543735037100257
1943ALWS133.5003.8366020040.0382217121011200179
1944ALPHA1315.4642.82373331821265.024310083118201424081095
1945ALPHA820.2863.29363411630257.1255111941210301273021116
1946ALPHA35.3753.38109031058.2612722230032500267
1946ALWS1118.5792.78242211421178.01636355560082203744
1947ALWS146.4004.091413010083.2994438237040111381
1947ALNYA75.5832.8017151620115.21093836830042200475
1948NLNY104.0004.21114100025.235161211309001123
1952ALWS111.5004.97100800212.21677290500063
1952ALPHA33.5003.59145310147.2381919223022202201
1953ALPHA21.6674.89172910038.2442421324016500187
Totals211222.4873.986004837124631213759.13769190816642061732020826176016467

Batting:

YearLgTeamGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1929NLBRO3220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
1934ALSLA509893617200801210.183.200.204.4041900300
1935ALSLA713110100000000.091.091.091.182100200
1935ALWS1288073622210101039.301.329.356.6852600400
1936ALWS14411510811232001100323.213.234.232.4662500400
1937ALWS11326252300110014.120.154.240.394600000
1937ALBOS318175919410400214.253.273.333.6062500400
1938ALSLA461391249314001600121.250.256.282.53835001400
1939ALSLA618180410010002.222.222.278.500500000
1939ALDET3510297618010700116.186.194.206.4002060400
1940ALDET361121079235001600117.215.222.262.4842840400
1941ALDET43968839000300220.102.132.102.234931500
1942ALWS1307975512200300025.160.160.187.3471450400
1942NLBRO612110000000005.000.000.000.000010100
1943NLBRO224744411000600011.250.250.250.5001110300
1943ALSLA1016150500020000.333.333.333.667500100
1943ALWS1615150200010001.133.133.133.267210000
1944ALPHA379788410200200020.114.114.136.2501230900
1945ALPHA369486314100200121.163.172.174.3471500700
1946ALPHA1023190210020005.105.105.158.263300400
1946ALWS1246962510000200015.161.161.161.3231020700
1947ALWS11431291720030006.241.241.310.552910200
1947ALNYA17434204000100011.095.095.095.190410100
1948NLNY111872300000001.429.429.429.857300100
1952ALWS110220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
1952ALPHA1416150200010005.133.133.133.267220100
1953ALPHA17761100000001.167.167.167.333100100
Totals606144113378625328311021117266.189.200.217.4172903018600

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
1929NLBROP300.002011.000.00.67
1930NLBROP200.00000.000.00.00
1932NLCHNP100.001011.000.001.00
1934ALSLAP4700.0134921.969.001.32
1935ALSLAP700.0010001.000.001.43
1935ALWS1P2800.062724.943.001.18
1936ALWS1P4300.0115015.984.001.42
1937ALBOSP3000.082930.925.001.23
1937ALWS1P1100.0312011.000.001.36
1938ALSLAP4400.0113821.961.001.11
1939ALSLAP600.046001.000.001.67
1939ALDETP3500.083331.932.001.17
1940ALDETP3600.033233.921.00.97
1941ALDETP4300.053622.954.00.95
1942NLBROP600.013001.000.00.67
1942ALWS1P3000.053153.878.001.20
1943NLBROP2200.0225041.000.001.23
1943ALSLAP1000.015001.000.00.60
1943ALWS1P600.024001.000.001.00
1944ALPHAP3700.0345001.000.001.30
1945ALPHAP3600.0122821.952.001.11
1946ALWS1P2400.0318001.000.00.88
1946ALPHAP1000.017011.000.00.80
1947ALWS1P1400.02620.800.00.57
1947ALNYAP1700.0312011.000.00.88
1948NLNY1P1100.01410.833.00.45
1952ALWS1P1000.014001.000.00.50
1952ALPHAP1400.0210011.000.00.86
1953ALPHAP1700.017011.000.00.47
Totals60000.01125342832.958.001.080000.000

Postseason - Pitching:

YearLgTeamSeriesWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
1940ALDETWS21.6671.3833031026.018440411700097
1947ALNYAWS01.00019.292100002.1655020000013
Totals22.5002.8654031028.1249906117000110

Postseason - Batting:

YearLgTeamSeriesGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1940ALDETWS312101100000001.100.100.100.200100200
1947ALNYAWS2000000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Totals512101100000001.100.100.100.200100200

Postseason - Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamSeriesPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBSBCSCS%
1940ALDETWSP3326.020001.000.69.67
1947ALNYAWSP212.101001.0003.86.50
Totals5428.121001.000.96.60000.000

Awards

1938 - Baseball Magazine All-Star P5
1940 - Baseball Magazine All-Star P2
1940 - Baseball Magazine All-Star P3