Max Carey
Max George Carey
(Scoops)
 
Born: January 11, 1890 in Terre Haute, IN
Died: May 30, 1976 - 86 years old
Bats: B Throws: R Ht: 5'11" Wt: 170
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Player in 1961
- Purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates from South Bend in 1910
- High School: Terre Haute (Terre Haute, IN)
- Visit Carey's Managerial Page

Comparison

Comparison
Center Fielders
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Ty Cobb
1905 - 1928
CF
151.2
Pl
WW1
 
151.0
-10.8
0.1
-10.9
2 Tris Speaker
1907 - 1928
CF
133.9
Pl
WW1
 
123.8
2.5
-0.1
-7.7
3 Max Carey
1910 - 1929
CF
53.9
Pl
 
45.3
-0.1
0.0
-8.8
4 Edd Roush
1913 - 1931
CF
45.6
Pl
 
46.4
-6.1
0.0
-5.2
5 Clyde Milan
1907 - 1922
CF
40.1
 
39.5
-5.7
0.0
-6.3
6 Cy Williams
1912 - 1930
CF
37.1
 
41.0
-9.8
0.0
-5.9
7 Benny Kauff
1912 - 1920
CF
29.2
BANc
WW1
 
28.6
-2.5
0.0
-3.0
8 Baby Doll Jacobson
1915 - 1927
CF
28.2
WW1
 
25.7
-2.0
0.0
-4.5
9 Amos Strunk
1908 - 1924
CF
27.7
 
26.1
-3.4
0.0
-4.9
10 Dode Paskert
1907 - 1921
CF
24.6
 
24.2
-4.8
0.0
-5.2
11 Johnny Mostil
1918 - 1929
CF
24.1
 
19.8
2.0
0.0
-2.4
12 Happy Felsch
1915 - 1920
CF
19.6
BANg
WW1
 
17.3
0.1
0.0
-2.2
13 Ira Flagstead
1917 - 1930
CF
18.1
WW1
 
17.5
-2.3
0.0
-2.9
14 Johnny Cooney
1921 - 1944
CF
17.3
 
7.5
-1.5
9.1
-2.3
15 Rube Oldring
1905 - 1918
CF
15.2
 
16.3
-5.8
0.0
-4.7
16 Ping Bodie
1911 - 1921
CF
14.6
WW1
 
15.4
-4.8
0.0
-4.0
17 Jack Smith
1915 - 1929
CF
12.7
 
14.5
-6.8
0.0
-5.0
18 Whitey Witt
1916 - 1926
CF
12.4
WW1
 
16.3
-4.1
0.0
-0.3
19 Nemo Leibold
1913 - 1925
CF
10.7
 
10.5
-4.4
0.0
-4.6
20 Hy Myers
1909 - 1925
CF
8.6
 
9.4
-4.1
0.0
-3.3
21 Ray Powell
1913 - 1924
CF
7.6
 
8.1
-3.2
0.0
-2.7
22 Eddie Brown
1920 - 1928
CF
6.8
WW1
 
6.6
-2.3
0.0
-2.5
23 Tim Hendryx
1911 - 1921
CF
6.7
 
7.4
-2.2
0.0
-1.5
24 Jimmy Walsh
1912 - 1917
CF
5.8
 
5.1
-1.8
0.0
-2.5
25 Jigger Statz
1919 - 1928
CF
4.3
 
1.8
0.9
0.0
-1.6
26 Armando Marsans
1911 - 1918
CF
2.9
Y
 
4.7
-3.9
0.0
-2.1
27 Heinie Mueller
1920 - 1935
CF
2.8
 
3.6
-2.7
0.0
-1.9
28 Bernie Neis
1920 - 1927
CF
2.6
 
3.1
-2.5
0.0
-2.0
29 Roy Massey
1918 - 1918
CF
1.1
 
1.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
30 Joe Riggert
1911 - 1919
CF
0.7
 
1.1
-1.0
0.0
-0.6
31 Bill Cunningham
1921 - 1924
CF
0.6
WW1
 
0.8
-1.0
0.0
-0.9
32 Dixie Carroll
1919 - 1919
CF
0.4
 
0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
33 Johnny Beall
1913 - 1918
CF
0.4
 
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
34 Babe Twombly
1920 - 1921
CF
0.3
 
0.6
-0.7
0.0
-0.4
35 Red Thomas
1921 - 1921
CF
0.1
 
0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
36 Howie Camp
1917 - 1917
CF
0.1
 
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
37 John Mohardt
1922 - 1922
CF
0.0
 
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
38 Chick Bowen
1919 - 1919
CF
-0.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
39 Wally Mattick
1912 - 1918
CF
-0.1
 
0.0
-0.6
0.0
-0.5
40 Kenny Hogan
1921 - 1924
CF
-0.1
 
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
41 Ben Mallonee
1921 - 1921
CF
-0.1
 
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
42 Ed Hock
1920 - 1924
CF
-0.1
 
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
43 Kid Willson
1918 - 1927
CF
-0.2
 
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
44 Wally Hood
1920 - 1922
CF
-0.2
 
0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
45 Charlie See
1919 - 1921
CF
-0.2
 
0.0
-0.1
-0.3
-0.2
46 Dizzy Nutter
1919 - 1919
CF
-0.2
 
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
47 Bob Allen
1919 - 1919
CF
-0.4
 
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
48 Elmer Miller
1912 - 1922
CF
-0.4
 
0.3
-2.2
0.0
-1.6
49 Morrie Schick
1917 - 1917
CF
-0.4
 
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
50 Tex Jeanes
1921 - 1927
CF
-0.5
 
0.1
-0.6
-0.1
-0.1
 
  Max Carey
1910 - 1929
CF
53.9
Pl
 
45.3
-0.1
0.0
-8.8
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