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Full Name: Stanley Anthony Coveleski Primary Position: P
Height/Weight: 5' 11"/166 First Game: September 10, 1912
Birthdate: July 13, 1889 Final Game: August 3, 1928
Birthplace: Shamokin, Pennsylvania MLB Experience: 14 years
Died: March 20, 1984
Deathplace: South Bend, Indiana
Bat/Throw: Right/Right
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969


Biography

Born on July 13, 1889 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, Stan Coveleski (Stanley Anthony Coveleski) played for the Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators and New York Yankees over the course of his 14 year career. Coveleski broke into the bigs on September 10, 1912 with the Philadelphia Athletics, and put up a 3.41 ERA in 232 innings pitched in 1916, his rookie year.

There is some disagreement on what was Stan Coveleski's most productive season. Some believe that it was 1920, when he posted a 2.49 ERA, won 24 games and struck out 133 batters. However, others believe that it was 1917, when he posted a 1.81 ERA, won 19 games and struck out 133 batters.

Statistics

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1912 PHI A 5 2 2 1 3.43 9 9 8 2 1 0 21 18 0 4 0 1 1
1916 CLE A 45 27 15 13 3.41 76 100 88 11 1 3 232 247 6 58 0 3 1
1917 CLE A 45 36 19 14 1.81 133 78 60 24 9 4 298.1 202 3 94 0 3 1
1918 CLE A 38 33 22 13 1.82 87 90 63 25 2 1 311 261 2 76 0 2 4
1919 CLE A 43 34 24 12 2.61 118 99 83 24 4 4 286 286 2 60 0 5 5
1920 CLE A 41 38 24 14 2.49 133 110 87 26 3 2 315 284 6 65 0 1 4
1921 CLE A 43 40 23 13 3.37 99 137 118 28 2 2 315 341 6 84 0 5 4
1922 CLE A 35 33 17 14 3.32 98 120 102 21 3 2 276.2 292 14 64 0 4 2
1923 CLE A 33 31 13 14 2.76 54 98 70 17 5 2 228 251 8 42 0 1 2
1924 CLE A 37 33 15 16 4.04 58 140 108 18 2 0 240.1 286 6 73 0 5 4
1925 WAS A 32 32 20 5 2.84 58 86 76 15 3 0 241 230 7 73 0 2 2
1926 WAS A 36 34 14 11 3.12 50 122 85 11 3 1 245.1 272 1 81 0 3 0
1927 WAS A 5 4 2 1 3.14 3 7 5 0 0 0 14.1 13 0 8 0 0 0
1928 NY A 12 8 5 1 5.74 5 41 37 2 0 0 58 72 5 20 0 0 0
Total 450 385 215 142 2.89 981 1237 990 224 38 21 3082 3055 66 802 0 35 30

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1912 PHI A P 5 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .833
1916 CLE A P 45 0 0 19 72 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .989
1917 CLE A P 45 0 0 12 66 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .951
1917 CLE A OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1918 CLE A P 38 0 0 14 83 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 .960
1919 CLE A P 43 0 0 15 88 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .972
1920 CLE A P 41 0 0 17 90 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 .973
1921 CLE A P 43 0 0 23 108 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .992
1922 CLE A P 35 0 0 14 69 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 .965
1923 CLE A P 33 0 0 18 70 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 .989
1924 CLE A P 37 0 0 21 49 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1925 WAS A P 32 0 0 10 61 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 .959
1926 WAS A P 36 0 0 8 69 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1927 WAS A P 5 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750
1928 NY A P 12 0 0 2 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .955
Total OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total P 450 0 0 174 851 29 45 0 0 0 0 0 .972

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1912 PHI A 5 7 0 1 0 0 .143 .250 .143 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1916 CLE A 45 75 8 13 1 5 .173 .184 .280 1 2 1 19 0 4 0 0 0
1917 CLE A 46 97 1 13 0 4 .134 .160 .175 2 1 3 34 0 7 0 0 0
1918 CLE A 38 110 6 21 0 3 .191 .205 .227 4 0 2 26 0 5 0 0 0
1919 CLE A 43 94 10 20 0 6 .213 .308 .287 5 1 13 31 0 3 0 0 0
1920 CLE A 41 111 13 25 0 17 .225 .295 .297 4 2 11 28 0 9 0 0 0
1921 CLE A 43 116 3 18 0 16 .155 .183 .216 5 1 4 26 0 11 0 0 0
1922 CLE A 35 99 4 10 0 7 .101 .160 .131 1 1 6 21 1 2 0 0 0
1923 CLE A 33 79 9 7 0 6 .089 .122 .089 0 0 1 25 2 9 0 0 0
1924 CLE A 37 82 3 11 0 4 .134 .211 .146 1 0 8 32 0 4 0 0 0
1925 WAS A 32 81 3 9 0 7 .111 .133 .111 0 0 1 25 1 11 0 0 0
1926 WAS A 36 82 8 17 0 3 .207 .226 .293 3 2 2 26 0 3 0 0 0
1927 WAS A 5 6 1 2 0 1 .333 .333 .333 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1928 NY A 12 19 1 1 0 2 .053 .053 .053 0 0 0 9 0 4 0 0 0
Total 451 1058 70 168 1 81 .159 .202 .205 26 10 53 304 4 72 0 0 0

Transactions

  • Sold by Atlantic City (Tri-State) to Philadelphia Athletics (August, 1912).
  • Traded by Cleveland Indians to Washington Senators in exchange for By Speece and Carr Smith (December 12, 1924).
  • Released by Washington Senators (June 17, 1927).
  • Signed by New York Yankees (December 21, 1927).

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