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19th Century Amos Booth
Full Name: Amos Smith "Darling" Booth
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 5-9 Weight: 159 lbs.
Born: Sep 14, 1853 in Cincinnati, OH
Major League Debut: Apr 25, 1876
Died: Jul 01, 1921 in Miamisburg, OH


CAREER STATISTICS - BATTING TOTALS

BATTING
YR
1876
1877
1880
1882
1882
TM
Cin
Cin
Cin
Bal
Lou
LG
NL
NL
NL
AA
AA
POS
3B
SS
3B
3B
2B
G
63
44
1
1
1
AB
272
157
2
3
4
R
31
16
0
0
0
H
71
27
0
0
0
2B
3
2
0
0
0
3B
0
1
0
0
0
HR
0
0
0
0
0
RBI
14
13
0
0
0
TB
74
31
0
0
0
BB
9
12
0
0
0
IBB
0
0
0
0
0
Totals G
110
AB
438
R
47
H
98
2B
5
3B
1
HR
0
RBI
27
TB
105
BB
21
IBB
0


BATTING BASERUNNING PERCENTAGES
YR
1876
1877
1880
1882
1882
TM
Cin
Cin
Cin
Bal
Lou
LG
NL
NL
NL
AA
AA
K
11
10
0
0
0
HBP
0
0
0
0
0
SH
0
0
0
0
0
SF
0
0
0
0
0
GDP
0
0
0
0
0
SB
0
0
0
0
0
CS
0
0
0
0
0
SB%
-.---
-.---
-.---
-.---
-.---
AVG
.261
.172
.000
.000
.000
OBP
.285
.231
.000
.000
.000
SLG
.272
.197
.000
.000
.000
AB/HR
--.-
--.-
--.-
--.-
--.-
AB/K
24.7
15.7
--.-
--.-
--.-
Totals K
21
HBP
0
SH
0
SF
0
GDP
0
SB
0
CS
0
SB%
-.---
BAVG
.224
OBP
.259
SLG
.240
AB/HR
--.-
AB/K
20.9


CAREER STATISTICS - PITCHING TOTALS

HOW MUCH HE PITCHED WHAT HE GAVE UP
YR
1876
1877
TM
Cin
Cin
LG
NL
NL
G
3
12
GS
1
8
CG
0
6
GF
1
4
IP
9.2
86.0
BF/9
47
42
H
22
114
R
18
75
ER
10
34
HR
0
1
SH
0
0
BB
0
13
Totals G
15
GS
9
CG
6
GF
5
IP
95.2
BF/9
42
H
136
R
93
ER
44
HR
1
SH
0
BB
13


WHAT HE GAVE UP (cont.) THE RESULTS
YR
1876
1877
TM
Cin
Cin
LG
NL
NL
HB
0
0
IBB
0
0
K
0
18
WP
0
7
BK
0
0
BAVG A
.431
.296
W
0
1
L
1
7
ShO
0
0
Sv
0
0
ERA
9.31
3.56
Totals HB
0
IBB
0
K
18
WP
7
Bk
0
AVG A
.312
W
1
L
8
ShO
0
Sv
0
ERA
4.14


TEAM ABBREVIATION KEY
YEARS
1876-1877
1880
1882
1882
TM
Cin
Cin
Bal
Lou
LG
NL
NL
AA
AA
TEAM NAME
Cincinnati Red Stockings
Cincinnati Reds
Baltimore Orioles
Louisville Colonels
LEAGUE NAME
National League
National League
American Assoc.
American Assoc.

Amos Booth holds several Catchers' Pitching records. He has the Most Innings Pitched in a Career with 95.2 IP in 15 games. He has the Most Innings Pitched in a Season with 86 IP in 12 games in 1877 and he holds the record for the Most Batters Faced in a Career (as a pitcher) with 449. His Career ERA of 4.14 is 4th best all time among catchers. In his 15 career games, Amos Started 9 games, pitched middle relief in 1 and closed in 5 more. He chalked up 18 Strikeouts, which is second best all time behind Buck Ewing (23). [See Pitching Catchers.]



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