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Lefty Grove Lefty Grove
Full name: Robert Moses Grove
Born: March 6, 1900, Lonaconing, Maryland
Died May 22, 1975, Norwalk, Ohio
Buried at Frostburg Memorial Park, Frostburg, Maryland
First Game: April 14, 1925; Final Game: September 28, 1941
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 6' 3" Weight: 190
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1947
AL MVP (1931)
P on TSN All-Star Team (1928 to 1932)
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Lefty Grove
Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
1925 PHI A                45    65    3    8   0   0   0    3    1   26   0   2        0   0  .123  .136  .123   0.0 1925 PHI A
1926 PHI A                45    81    6    8   1   1   0    6    5   42   0   9        0   0  .099  .151  .136   0.0 1926 PHI A
1927 PHI A                51    80    8   10   1   0   2    8    8   30   0   9        1   0  .125  .205  .213   0.0 1927 PHI A
1928 PHI A                39    88   10   15   2   1   1    6   10   41   1   5        0   0  .170  .263  .250   0.0 1928 PHI A
1929 PHI A                42   102   13   22   3   0   1   15    6   33   0   8        0   0  .216  .259  .275   0.0 1929 PHI A
1930 PHI A                50   110   11   22   3   2   2   17    7   46   0   4        0   0  .200  .248  .318   0.0 1930 PHI A
1931 PHI A                41   115    8   23   3   0   0   12    3   48   0   4        0   0  .200  .220  .226   0.0 1931 PHI A
1932 PHI A                44   107   10   18   1   0   4   12    5   51   0   4        0   0  .168  .205  .290   0.0 1932 PHI A
1933 PHI A                45   105    9    9   4   0   1    7    4   43   0   4        0   0  .086  .119  .152   0.0 1933 PHI A
1934 BOS A                22    37    4    6   1   0   1    4    2   13   0   3        0   0  .162  .205  .270   0.0 1934 BOS A
1935 BOS A                35    89    5    7   1   1   1    5   13   49   0   6        0   0  .079  .196  .146   0.0 1935 BOS A
1936 BOS A                35    80    5   11   4   0   0    5    6   34   1  12        0   0  .138  .207  .188   0.0 1936 BOS A
1937 BOS A                32    91    6   13   1   0   0    6   12   39   0   6        0   0  .143  .243  .154   0.0 1937 BOS A
1938 BOS A                24    54    8    8   0   0   0    8    7   25   0   7        0   0  .148  .246  .148   0.0 1938 BOS A
1939 BOS A                25    67    3    9   0   0   1    5    9   26   0   9   0    0   0  .134  .237  .179   0.0 1939 BOS A
1940 BOS A                23    53    4    8   0   0   1    2    3   29   0   5   0    0   1  .151  .196  .208   0.0 1940 BOS A
1941 BOS A                21    45    6    5   2   0   0    0    4   18   0   6   1    0   0  .111  .184  .156   0.0 1941 BOS A
Total                    619  1369  119  202  27   5  15  121  105  593   2 103   1i   1   1  .148  .209  .207   0.0 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
i - incomplete
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1929 PHI A Daily Splits    2     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1929 PHI A
1930 PHI A Daily Splits    3     6    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    3   0   0   0   0   1   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1930 PHI A
1931 PHI A Daily Splits    3    10    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    7   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1931 PHI A
Total            Splits    8    18    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0   11   0   0   0   0   1   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1933 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1933 AL   
1936 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1936 AL   
1938 AL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1938 AL   
Total            Splits    3     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Pitching RecordPitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB   SO  SH  WP HPB  BK   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
1925 PHI A                45  18   5   0  12   1  197    207   908  11  120  104  131  116  28   9   5   0  10  12   4.75  -0.5 1925 PHI A
1926 PHI A                45  33  20   1   9   6  258    227  1072   6   97   72  101  194  35   5   6   0  13  13   2.51   3.7 1926 PHI A
1927 PHI A                51  28  14   1  18   9  262.1  251  1106   6  116   93   79  174  30   5   2   1  20  13   3.19   3.0 1927 PHI A
1928 PHI A                39  31  24   4   6   4  261.2  228  1075  10   93   75   64  183   5   4   1   0  24   8   2.58   4.7 1928 PHI A
1929 PHI A                42  37  19   2   5   4  275.1  278  1168   8  104   86   81  170  22   8   3   0  20   6   2.81   3.6 1929 PHI A
1930 PHI A                50  32  22   2  17   9  291    273  1191   8  101   82   60  209  19   2   5   0  28   5   2.54   6.9 1930 PHI A
1931 PHI A                41  30  27   4  10   5  288.2  249  1160  10   84   66   62  175   9   2   1   0  31   4   2.06   8.2 1931 PHI A
1932 PHI A                44  30  27   4  13   7  291.2  269  1207  13  101   92   79  188  10   0   1   0  25  10   2.84   5.9 1932 PHI A
1933 PHI A                45  28  21   2  16   6  275.1  280  1173  12  113   98   83  114  12   1   4   0  24   8   3.20   3.1 1933 PHI A
1934 BOS A                22  12   5   0   6   0  109.1  149   506   5   84   79   32   43   7   1   1   0   8   8   6.50  -1.9 1934 BOS A
1935 BOS A                35  30  23   2   4   1  273    269  1137   6  105   82   65  121  21   2   3   0  20  12   2.70   5.5 1935 BOS A
1936 BOS A                35  30  22   6   3   2  253.1  237  1049  14   90   79   65  130  17   0   4   0  17  12   2.81   6.6 1936 BOS A
1937 BOS A                32  32  21   3   0   0  262    269  1127   9  101   88   83  153  12   5   1   0  17   9   3.02   3.9 1937 BOS A
1938 BOS A                24  21  12   1   3   1  163.2  169   706   8   65   56   52   99  11   3   1   0  14   4   3.08   3.0 1938 BOS A
1939 BOS A                23  23  17   2   0   0  191    180   798   8   63   54   58   81  15   0   1   0  15   4   2.54   3.7 1939 BOS A
1940 BOS A                22  21   9   1   1   0  153.1  159   652  20   73   68   50   62  11   1   1   0   7   6   3.99   0.5 1940 BOS A
1941 BOS A                21  21  10   0   0   0  134    155   598   8   84   65   42   54  13   3   2   0   7   7   4.37  -0.8 1941 BOS A
Total                    616 457 298  35 123  55 3940.2 3849 16633 162 1594 1339 1187 2266 277  51  42   1 300 141   3.06  59.1 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB   SO  SH  WP HPB  BK   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
i - incomplete
World Series Pitching RecordWorld Series Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1929 PHI A Daily Splits    2   0   0   0   2   2    6.1    3    22   0    0    0    1   0   10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0.00 1929 PHI A
1930 PHI A Daily Splits    3   2   2   0   1   0   19     15    76   0    5    3    3   0   10   1   2   0   0   0   3   1   0   1   2   1   1.42 1930 PHI A
1931 PHI A Daily Splits    3   3   2   0   0   0   26     28   107   0    7    7    2   0   16   1   0   0   0   0   5   0   2   0   2   1   2.42 1931 PHI A
Total            Splits    8   5   4   0   3   2   51.1   46   205   0   12   10    6   0   36   2   2   0   0   0   8   1   3   1   4   2   1.75 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
All-Star Game Pitching RecordAll-Star Game Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1933 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   1   1    3      3    12   0    0    0    0   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0.00 1933 AL   
1936 AL    Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    3      3    13   0    2    2    2   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   6.00 1936 AL   
1938 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   1   0    2      4    10   0    2    0    0   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0.00 1938 AL   
Total            Splits    3   1   0   0   2   1    8     10    35   0    4    2    2   0    8   0   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   2.25 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG
1925 PHI A         P   45     6   55    2    3  .968
1926 PHI A         P   45     6   53    3    3  .952
1927 PHI A         P   51     8   55    9    2  .875
1928 PHI A         P   39     6   40    1    0  .979
1929 PHI A         P   42     3   41    2    0  .957
1930 PHI A         P   50     6   53    2    1  .967
1931 PHI A         P   41     2   47    0    1 1.000
1932 PHI A         P   44     3   46    1    1  .980
1933 PHI A         P   45     9   58    2    5  .971
1934 BOS A         P   22     3   18    2    1  .913
1935 BOS A         P   35     1   63    2    6  .970
1936 BOS A         P   35     3   49    2    0  .963
1937 BOS A         P   32     6   43    1    1  .980
1938 BOS A         P   24     0   29    0    0 1.000
1939 BOS A         P   23     0   21    3    2  .875
1940 BOS A         P   22     1   34    3    0  .921
1941 BOS A         P   21     2   17    3    0  .864
Total              P  616    65  722   38   26  .954
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1929 PHI A Daily   P    2    0    0     6.1     0    1    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1930 PHI A Daily   P    3    2    2    19       0    1    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1931 PHI A Daily   P    3    3    2    26       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    2    0     -
Total              P    8    5    4    51.1     0    2    0    0   0    0    0    2    0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1933 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     3       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1936 AL    Daily   P    1    1    0     3       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1938 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Total              P    3    1    0     8       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG

TransactionsTransactions
Sold by Baltimore (International) to Philadelphia Athletics for $100600 (October 8,
1924).

Traded by Philadelphia Athletics with Rube Walberg and Max Bishop to Boston Red Sox
in exchange for Bob Kline, Rabbit Warstler and $125000 (December 12, 1933).


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