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Floyd Caves "Babe" Herman - RF

Born: 1903   Died: 1987
Bats: Left   Throws: Left




Herman's stats at baseballreference.com
Herman's stats at thebaseballcube.com

Nicknames
"Babe"

Hall of Fame
Baseball Evolution - 2006

Years Played
1926-1937, 1945

Main Team
Brooklyn Dodgers 1926-1931; 1945

Other Teams
Cincinnati Reds 1932; 1935-1936
Chicago Cubs 1933-1934
Pittsburgh Pirates 1935
Detroit Tigers 1937

Awards
none

All Star Appearances
none

Positional Breakdown
RF 994; LF 191; 1B 236

Notes of Significance

  • Second all-time in % of balls in play resulting in doubles or triples (10.5%)
  • His 143 runs scored in a season is tied for 79th all-time, but tied for eighth in 1930
  • Brooklyn had a 50% attendance increase from 1929-1930, due in part to Herman's star appeal
  • Played in 37 contests as a 42 year old in 1945; eight years removed from his Major League days

Career Stats

Hitting
GAB RH 2B3B HRRBI SBSB% DP% AVGOBP SLGOPS OPS+TB BR+ HWS
15525603 8821818 399110 181997 94N/A 10.5 .324.383 .532.915 1412980 330 232


Fielding
FR FWS /162 FA+ RngF+ RNG ARM A-E A/G PB/G
-52 N/A N/A -11 -.36 91 88 10 N/A N/A






Baseball Evolution Links for Floyd Caves "Babe" Herman

One Fluke Over The Redbirds' Nest
Keith compares Bob Gibson and 1968 to Babe Herman and 1930

Herman, Herman, Hack and Wilson
A group of players from the 1930's Cubs teams confuses Asher, not just due to their names but because of their treatment from Cooperstown as well.





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