Red Ames
Leon Kessling Ames
 
 
Born: August 2, 1882 in Warren, OH
Died: October 8, 1936 - 54 years old
Bats: B Throws: R Ht: 5'10" Wt: 185
(legend)
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Notes:
- Purchased by the New York Giants from Ilion in 1903
- High School: Warren (Warren, OH)

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
NY1
NL
20.9
SP
6
14.0
 
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
2.0
0.0
0.0
2.0
1.5
-0.0
0.0
1.5
NY1
NL
21.9
SP
43
115.0
 
0.8
-0.2
0.0
1.0
0.0
8.1
0.0
0.0
8.1
4.2
-0.1
0.0
4.3
NY1
NL
22.9
SP
107
262.7
 
1.1
-0.4
0.0
1.5
0.0
17.7
0.0
0.0
17.7
8.3
-0.2
0.0
8.5
NY1
NL
23.9
SP
70
203.3
 
1.1
-0.5
-0.0
1.6
0.0
12.6
0.0
0.0
12.6
6.0
-0.2
0.0
6.2
NY1
NL
24.9
SP
80
233.3
 
1.9
0.0
-0.0
1.8
0.0
13.7
0.0
0.0
13.7
5.4
-0.2
0.0
5.6
NY1
NL
25.9
SP
41
114.3
 
1.7
-0.1
0.0
1.8
0.0
8.6
0.0
0.0
8.6
4.7
-0.1
0.0
4.7
NY1
NL
26.9
SP
89
244.0
 
-0.3
-0.7
0.0
0.4
0.0
12.6
0.0
0.0
12.6
4.0
-0.3
0.0
4.2
NY1
NL
27.9
SP
65
190.3
 
1.9
-0.2
0.0
2.1
0.0
12.7
0.0
0.0
12.7
6.0
-0.2
0.0
6.2
NY1
NL
28.9
SP
72
205.0
 
3.1
-0.5
-0.0
3.6
-0.0
16.5
0.0
0.0
16.5
9.5
-0.2
0.0
9.7
NY1
NL
29.9
SP
63
179.0
 
2.0
0.0
-0.0
2.0
0.0
13.7
0.1
0.0
13.7
7.3
-0.1
0.0
7.4
NY1
NL
30.9
SP
14
41.7
 
1.1
-0.1
0.0
1.2
0.0
4.2
0.0
0.0
4.2
2.7
-0.0
0.0
2.8
CIN
NL
30.9
SP
64
187.3
 
1.6
-0.6
0.0
2.2
0.0
10.9
0.0
0.0
10.9
4.5
-0.2
0.0
4.7
CIN
NL
31.9
SP
101
297.0
 
3.1
-0.5
-0.0
3.6
-0.0
17.5
0.0
0.0
17.5
7.1
-0.2
0.0
7.2
CIN
NL
32.9
SP
22
68.0
 
-0.9
-0.2
-0.0
-0.7
-0.0
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
-1.6
-0.1
0.0
-1.6
SLN
NL
32.9
SP
40
113.3
 
2.1
-0.3
-0.0
2.4
0.0
8.6
0.0
0.0
8.6
5.0
-0.1
0.0
5.1
SLN
NL
33.9
SP
73
228.0
 
1.1
0.0
0.0
1.1
0.0
11.8
0.0
0.0
11.8
3.9
-0.2
0.0
4.1
SLN
NL
34.9
SP
73
209.0
 
1.7
0.3
0.0
1.4
0.0
15.7
0.1
0.0
15.6
8.6
-0.1
0.0
8.7
SLN
NL
35.9
SP
75
206.7
 
2.1
-0.1
-0.0
2.2
0.0
11.3
0.0
0.0
11.3
4.3
-0.3
0.0
4.6
SLN
NL
36.9
SW
19
70.0
 
-1.4
0.0
-0.0
-1.4
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-2.2
-0.1
0.0
-2.1
PHI
NL
36.9
SP
5
16.0
 
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.5
17
4
SP
1122
3198.0
 
23.9
-4.1
-0.1
28.1
0.0
198.8
0.4
0.0
198.4
88.8
-2.6
0.0
91.4
162 Game Average
85
241.6
 
1.8
-0.3
-0.0
2.1
0.0
 
15.0
0.0
0.0
15.0
 
6.7
-0.2
0.0
6.9
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
11
P
650
1802.7
 
14.9
-2.8
0.0
17.7
0.0
122.3
0.1
0.0
122.2
59.6
-1.6
0.0
61.2
3
P
187
552.3
 
3.8
-1.3
-0.0
5.1
-0.0
28.9
0.0
0.0
28.9
9.9
-0.4
0.0
10.3
5
P
280
827.0
 
5.6
-0.1
-0.0
5.7
-0.0
47.4
0.1
0.0
47.3
19.5
-0.8
0.0
20.3
1
P
5
16.0
 
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.5
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James