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Full Name: James Henry O'Rourke Primary Position: OF,C,1B
Height/Weight: 5' 8"/185 First Game: April 26, 1872
Birthdate: September 1, 1850 Final Game: September 22, 1904
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut MLB Experience: 23 years
Died: January 8, 1919
Deathplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Bat/Throw: Right/Right
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1945


Biography

Jim O'Rourke (James Henry O'Rourke) was born on September 1, 1850 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He made his Major League debut on April 26, 1872 for the Middletown Mansfields. In 1873, his rookie year, he hit .350 with 1 home run and 49 RBI. O'Rourke played for the Middletown Mansfields, Boston Red Stockings, Boston Red Caps, Providence Grays, Buffalo Bisons, New York Gothams, New York Giants and Washington Senators over the course of his 23 year career.

Most people believe that Jim O'Rourke's best season was 1890, when he hit for a .360 average and knocked in 115 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1872 MAN n 23 99 25 27 0 16 .273 .287 .323 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
1873 BOS n 57 280 79 98 1 49 .350 .381 .457 21 3 14 1 0 0 0 0 0
1874 BOS n 70 331 82 104 5 61 .314 .322 .453 15 8 4 5 0 0 11 0 0
1875 BOS n 75 358 97 106 6 72 .296 .313 .422 13 7 9 6 0 0 0 0 0
1876 BOS N 70 312 61 102 2 43 .327 .358 .420 17 3 15 17 0 0 0 0 0
1877 BOS N 61 265 68 96 0 23 .362 .407 .445 14 4 20 9 0 0 0 0 0
1878 BOS N 60 255 44 71 1 29 .278 .292 .412 17 7 5 21 0 0 0 0 0
1879 PRO N 81 362 69 126 1 46 .348 .371 .459 19 9 13 10 0 0 0 0 0
1880 BOS N 86 363 71 100 6 45 .275 .315 .441 20 11 21 8 0 0 0 0 0
1881 BUF N 83 348 71 105 0 30 .302 .352 .402 21 7 27 18 0 0 0 0 0
1882 BUF N 84 370 62 104 2 37 .281 .305 .370 15 6 13 13 0 0 0 0 0
1883 BUF N 94 436 102 143 1 38 .328 .350 .438 29 8 15 13 0 0 0 0 0
1884 BUF N 108 467 119 162 5 63 .347 .392 .480 33 7 35 17 0 0 0 0 0
1885 NY N 112 477 119 143 5 42 .300 .354 .442 21 16 40 21 0 0 0 0 0
1886 NY N 105 440 106 136 1 34 .309 .365 .402 26 6 39 21 0 0 14 0 0
1887 NY N 103 397 73 113 3 88 .285 .352 .411 15 13 36 11 5 0 46 0 0
1888 NY N 107 409 50 112 4 50 .274 .319 .372 16 6 24 30 3 0 25 0 0
1889 NY N 128 502 89 161 3 81 .321 .372 .438 36 7 40 34 1 0 33 0 0
1890 NY P 111 478 112 172 9 115 .360 .410 .515 37 5 33 20 8 0 23 0 0
1891 NY N 136 555 92 164 5 95 .295 .334 .398 28 7 26 29 6 0 19 0 0
1892 NY N 115 448 62 136 0 56 .304 .354 .388 28 5 30 30 5 0 16 0 0
1893 WAS N 129 547 75 157 2 95 .287 .354 .356 22 5 49 26 8 0 15 0 0
1904 NY N 1 4 1 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total PL 111 478 112 172 9 115 .360 .410 .515 37 5 33 20 8 0 23 0 0
Total NL 1663 6957 1334 2132 41 895 .306 .351 .415 377 127 448 328 28 0 168 0 0
Total NA 225 1068 283 335 12 198 .314 .332 .432 54 18 29 12 0 0 12 0 0
Total 1999 8503 1729 2639 62 1208 .310 .352 .423 468 150 510 360 36 0 203 0 0

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1872 MAN n C 8 5 44 21 5 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 .703
1872 MAN n 3B 2 2 18 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .909
1872 MAN n SS 13 13 86 16 54 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 .729
1873 BOS n OF 22 0 0 19 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 .676
1873 BOS n C 9 0 0 27 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 .886
1873 BOS n 1B 32 0 0 350 11 33 18 0 0 0 0 0 .916
1874 BOS n 1B 70 70 625 755 12 46 40 0 0 0 0 0 .943
1875 BOS n OF 45 0 0 72 8 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 .800
1875 BOS n C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1875 BOS n 3B 27 0 0 26 55 34 3 0 0 0 0 0 .704
1875 BOS n 1B 6 0 0 44 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .917
1876 BOS N C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
1876 BOS N OF 68 0 0 154 7 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 .856
1876 BOS N 1B 2 0 0 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .941
1877 BOS N OF 60 0 0 112 9 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 .846
1877 BOS N 1B 1 0 0 6 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .857
1878 BOS N OF 57 0 0 102 15 19 4 0 0 0 0 0 .860
1878 BOS N 1B 2 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1878 BOS N C 2 0 0 12 2 3 1 0 5 0 0 0 .824
1879 PRO N OF 56 0 0 51 11 17 2 0 0 0 0 0 .785
1879 PRO N 3B 3 0 0 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .889
1879 PRO N 1B 20 0 0 219 1 11 4 0 0 0 0 0 .952
1879 PRO N C 5 0 0 32 9 5 0 0 4 0 0 0 .891
1880 BOS N SS 17 0 0 20 56 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 .844
1880 BOS N OF 37 0 0 57 11 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 .907
1880 BOS N 3B 10 0 0 17 15 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .914
1880 BOS N 1B 19 0 0 141 4 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 .929
1880 BOS N C 9 0 0 32 11 9 0 0 10 0 0 0 .827
1881 BUF N C 8 0 0 30 7 8 0 0 9 0 0 0 .822
1881 BUF N 3B 56 0 0 85 80 36 8 0 0 0 0 0 .821
1881 BUF N SS 3 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1881 BUF N OF 18 0 0 27 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .914
1881 BUF N 1B 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1882 BUF N OF 81 0 0 140 15 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 .866
1882 BUF N 3B 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .600
1882 BUF N C 2 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1.000
1882 BUF N SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1883 BUF N 3B 8 0 0 6 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667
1883 BUF N OF 61 0 0 89 8 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 .866
1883 BUF N SS 3 0 0 3 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .762
1883 BUF N C 33 0 0 128 34 13 0 0 30 0 0 0 .926
1883 BUF N P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1884 BUF N OF 86 0 0 112 6 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 .894
1884 BUF N P 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1884 BUF N 1B 18 0 0 208 1 14 8 0 0 0 0 0 .937
1884 BUF N 3B 1 0 0 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .750
1884 BUF N C 10 0 0 27 11 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 1.000
1885 NY N C 8 0 0 20 3 4 0 0 7 0 0 0 .852
1885 NY N OF 112 0 0 162 10 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 .940
1886 NY N 1B 2 0 0 18 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1886 NY N OF 63 0 0 101 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 .926
1886 NY N C 47 0 0 250 83 19 3 0 48 0 0 0 .946
1887 NY N OF 28 0 0 60 7 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 .931
1887 NY N C 40 0 0 137 66 25 4 0 37 0 0 0 .890
1887 NY N 2B 2 0 0 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1887 NY N 3B 38 0 0 46 50 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 .842
1888 NY N C 15 0 0 77 22 5 0 0 14 0 0 0 .952
1888 NY N 1B 4 0 0 43 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1888 NY N OF 87 0 0 130 13 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 .960
1888 NY N 3B 2 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
1889 NY N OF 128 0 0 165 18 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 .893
1889 NY N C 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1890 NY P OF 111 0 0 175 25 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 .930
1891 NY N OF 126 0 0 195 18 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 .906
1891 NY N C 14 0 0 49 26 4 2 0 15 0 0 0 .949
1892 NY N OF 111 0 0 146 11 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 .913
1892 NY N C 4 0 0 14 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .952
1892 NY N 1B 1 0 0 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .889
1893 WAS N OF 87 0 0 174 16 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 .927
1893 WAS N 1B 33 0 0 277 19 9 15 0 0 0 0 0 .970
1893 WAS N C 9 0 0 36 17 3 2 0 7 0 0 0 .946
1904 NY N C 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .800
Total 3B 148 2 18 194 223 105 18 0 0 0 0 0 .799
Total P 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total 1B 211 70 625 2100 52 132 104 0 0 0 0 0 .942
Total C 227 5 44 903 309 115 16 0 196 0 0 0 .913
Total SS 38 13 86 40 129 45 5 0 0 0 0 0 .790
Total 2B 2 0 0 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total OF 1444 0 0 2243 228 299 26 0 0 0 0 0 .892

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1883 BUF N 2 0 0 0 6.43 1 9 5 0 0 1 7 10 0 1 0 1 0
1884 BUF N 4 0 0 1 2.84 3 5 4 0 0 1 12.2 7 0 1 0 0 0
Total 6 0 0 1 4.12 4 14 9 0 0 2 19.2 17 0 2 0 1 0

Transactions

  • Signed by Boston Red Stockings (1873).
  • Signed by Providence Grays (1879).
  • Signed by Boston Red Caps (1880).
  • Signed by Buffalo Bisons (@December 25, 1880).
  • Assigned to Washington Senators by New York Giants (September 15, 1892).

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