Dave Keefe
David Edwin Keefe
 
 
Born: January 9, 1897 in Williston, VT
Died: February 4, 1978 - 81 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 5'9" Wt: 165
(legend)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Philadelphia Athletics as an Amateur Free Agent in 1917

Comparison

Comparison
Starting Pitchers
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Walter Johnson
1907 - 1927
SP
165.6
Pl
 
13.3
-0.1
152.3
-0.0
2 Pete Alexander
1911 - 1930
SP
120.1
Pl
WW1
 
3.3
-0.2
117.0
0.0
3 Red Faber
1914 - 1933
SP
64.9
Pl
WW1
 
-3.5
0.0
68.4
0.0
4 Stan Coveleski
1912 - 1928
SP
60.2
Pl
 
-5.0
0.0
65.2
0.0
5 Dazzy Vance
1915 - 1935
SP
59.9
Pl
 
-2.5
-0.1
62.5
0.1
6 Urban Shocker
1916 - 1928
SP
58.7
 
3.8
0.0
54.8
0.0
7 Jack Quinn
1909 - 1933
SP
58.1
 
-1.0
0.1
59.1
-0.0
8 Eddie Cicotte
1905 - 1920
SP
58.0
BANg
 
1.2
-0.1
56.9
-0.0
9 George Uhle
1919 - 1936
SP
56.0
 
11.5
0.1
44.4
0.0
10 Eppa Rixey
1912 - 1933
SP
55.4
Pl
WW1
 
-1.3
-0.1
56.8
0.0
11 Wilbur Cooper
1912 - 1926
SP
53.7
 
4.9
-0.1
49.0
0.0
12 Burleigh Grimes
1916 - 1934
SP
52.9
Pl
WW1
 
6.2
-0.1
46.9
0.0
13 Babe Adams
1906 - 1926
SP
52.0
 
2.5
-0.1
49.5
-0.0
14 Waite Hoyt
1918 - 1938
SP
51.8
Pl
WW1
 
-1.6
0.0
53.3
-0.0
15 Carl Mays
1915 - 1929
SP
50.2
 
7.7
-0.0
42.5
-0.0
16 Chief Bender
1903 - 1925
SP
49.5
Pl
 
5.6
-0.1
44.0
-0.1
17 Dolf Luque
1914 - 1935
SP
47.6
Y
 
4.6
-0.2
43.1
-0.1
18 Bob Shawkey
1913 - 1927
SP
46.7
WW1
 
0.5
-0.0
46.2
0.0
19 Hippo Vaughn
1908 - 1921
SP
46.3
 
-0.1
-0.1
46.5
-0.0
20 Herb Pennock
1912 - 1934
SP
44.9
Pl
WW1
 
0.8
0.0
44.1
0.0
21 Sam Jones
1914 - 1935
SP
43.7
 
3.2
0.0
40.4
-0.0
22 Tom Zachary
1918 - 1936
SP
41.2
 
2.7
0.0
38.6
0.0
23 Joe Wood
1908 - 1922
SP
40.4
 
12.1
-3.5
29.7
-2.1
24 Hooks Dauss
1912 - 1926
SP
39.2
 
4.1
-0.0
35.2
0.0
25 Howard Ehmke
1915 - 1930
SP
38.3
WW1
 
-0.6
0.0
38.9
0.0
26 Ray Caldwell
1910 - 1921
SP
38.1
WW2
 
6.7
-0.4
31.5
-0.2
27 Jeff Pfeffer
1911 - 1924
SP
38.0
WW1
 
0.2
-0.2
38.1
-0.0
28 Joe Bush
1912 - 1928
SP
37.7
 
6.2
-0.1
31.5
-0.1
29 Dutch Leonard
1913 - 1925
SP
36.0
WW1
 
-0.4
-0.0
36.4
0.0
30 Jesse Haines
1918 - 1937
SP
32.7
Pl
 
-3.0
-0.1
35.8
0.0
31 Slim Sallee
1908 - 1921
SP
32.5
 
-1.0
-0.1
33.6
0.1
32 Rube Marquard
1908 - 1925
SP
31.9
Pl
WWB
 
-2.2
-0.1
34.2
0.0
33 Bill Sherdel
1918 - 1932
SP
31.4
 
3.6
-0.1
27.9
-0.0
34 Claude Hendrix
1911 - 1920
SP
31.4
 
6.4
0.0
25.0
0.1
35 Jim Bagby
1912 - 1923
SP
30.2
 
1.3
0.0
28.9
0.0
36 Dutch Ruether
1917 - 1927
SP
29.9
 
6.6
-0.1
23.3
-0.0
37 Art Nehf
1915 - 1929
SP
29.5
 
4.2
-0.1
25.4
-0.0
38 Jack Coombs
1906 - 1920
SP
28.9
 
4.2
-0.2
24.5
-0.4
39 George Mogridge
1911 - 1927
SP
28.9
 
-1.0
-0.0
29.9
-0.0
40 Lee Meadows
1915 - 1929
SP
28.6
 
-2.3
-0.1
31.1
-0.0
41 Lefty Tyler
1910 - 1921
SP
27.9
 
4.7
-0.1
23.3
-0.0
42 Reb Russell
1913 - 1923
SP
26.9
 
5.4
-0.7
21.6
-0.6
43 Sherry Smith
1911 - 1927
SP
26.3
 
2.6
-0.1
23.7
-0.0
44 Hal Carlson
1917 - 1930
SP
25.8
WW1
 
0.9
-0.1
25.0
-0.1
45 Fred Toney
1911 - 1923
SP
25.1
 
-2.5
-0.1
27.7
-0.0
46 Clarence Mitchell
1911 - 1932
SP
24.8
 
5.1
-1.0
20.3
-0.5
47 Dick Rudolph
1910 - 1927
SP
24.8
 
2.0
-0.1
22.8
0.0
48 Carl Weilman
1912 - 1920
SP
23.8
 
-0.6
-0.1
24.4
-0.0
49 Vean Gregg
1911 - 1925
SP
23.6
 
-1.2
-0.0
24.8
-0.0
50 Bill Doak
1912 - 1929
SP
23.4
 
-5.8
-0.1
29.2
-0.1
51 Earl Hamilton
1911 - 1924
SP
23.0
WW1
 
-0.8
-0.1
23.8
-0.1
52 Jesse Barnes
1915 - 1927
SP
21.6
 
0.8
-0.1
21.0
-0.0
53 Lefty Leifield
1905 - 1920
SP
21.5
 
0.1
-0.0
21.4
0.1
54 Ray Fisher
1910 - 1920
SP
21.3
WW1
 
-0.6
-0.1
21.9
-0.0
55 Leon Cadore
1915 - 1924
SP
19.5
WW1
 
0.5
-0.1
19.0
-0.0
56 Jack Scott
1916 - 1929
SP
18.0
 
5.4
-0.1
12.6
-0.1
57 Jim Shaw
1913 - 1921
SP
17.9
 
-1.4
-0.0
19.4
0.0
58 Vic Aldridge
1917 - 1928
SP
17.4
WW1
 
0.6
-0.0
16.9
0.0
59 Elam Vangilder
1919 - 1929
SP
16.3
 
2.0
0.0
14.2
0.0
60 Guy Morton
1914 - 1924
SP
16.3
 
-3.1
-0.0
19.4
-0.0
61 Al Mamaux
1913 - 1924
SP
15.2
 
0.3
-0.1
14.9
-0.0
62 Rube Benton
1910 - 1925
SP
15.0
WW1
 
-2.0
-0.1
17.1
-0.0
63 Dixie Davis
1912 - 1926
SP
14.3
WW1
 
-0.9
0.0
15.2
0.0
64 Allen Sothoron
1914 - 1926
SP
13.7
 
-0.3
0.0
14.0
0.0
65 Doc Ayers
1913 - 1921
SP
13.6
 
-1.1
-0.0
14.7
0.0
66 Scott Perry
1915 - 1921
SP
13.5
 
-2.1
0.0
15.6
0.0
67 Phil Douglas
1912 - 1922
SP
12.6
BAN
 
-2.1
-0.1
14.8
-0.0
68 Lefty Williams
1913 - 1920
SP
12.5
BANg
WW1
 
-0.8
0.0
13.3
0.0
69 Harry Harper
1913 - 1923
SP
11.9
 
-2.1
0.0
14.0
0.0
70 Jimmy Ring
1917 - 1928
SP
11.6
 
-5.3
-0.1
17.0
-0.0
71 Carmen Hill
1915 - 1930
SP
11.0
 
-0.2
-0.0
11.3
-0.0
72 Pat Ragan
1909 - 1923
SP
10.3
 
-1.9
-0.1
12.3
0.0
73 Dickey Kerr
1919 - 1925
SP
10.3
 
0.9
0.1
9.4
0.0
74 Bernie Boland
1915 - 1921
SP
10.3
WW1
 
-1.0
-0.0
11.3
-0.0
75 Nick Altrock
1898 - 1933
SP
10.2
 
0.5
-0.1
9.7
-0.0
76 Joe Boehling
1912 - 1920
SP
9.7
 
1.1
-0.1
8.7
-0.0
77 Hod Eller
1917 - 1921
SP
9.6
 
0.6
-0.1
9.1
-0.1
78 Frank Miller
1913 - 1923
SP
9.5
 
-2.4
-0.0
11.9
-0.0
79 Hugh McQuillan
1918 - 1927
SP
9.4
 
-0.0
-0.1
9.5
-0.1
80 Ernie Shore
1912 - 1920
SP
9.2
WW1
 
-2.0
-0.0
11.2
0.0
81 Dave Danforth
1911 - 1925
SP
9.2
 
-0.7
0.0
9.8
0.0
82 Allen Russell
1915 - 1925
SP
8.6
 
-1.4
0.0
10.0
0.0
83 Garland Buckeye
1918 - 1928
SP
8.4
WW2
 
0.7
0.0
7.7
0.0
84 Rollie Naylor
1917 - 1924
SP
8.1
 
-1.3
0.0
9.4
-0.0
85 Fritz Coumbe
1914 - 1921
SP
7.6
 
-0.2
-0.1
7.8
-0.1
86 Jakie May
1917 - 1932
SP
7.6
 
-0.6
-0.1
8.2
-0.1
87 Nick Cullop
1913 - 1921
SP
7.3
 
-1.0
0.0
8.3
0.0
88 Dana Fillingim
1915 - 1925
SP
7.1
 
0.8
-0.1
6.3
-0.0
89 Bert Gallia
1912 - 1920
SP
7.1
 
-0.9
-0.0
8.0
-0.0
90 Charlie Robertson
1919 - 1928
SP
6.9
 
0.2
-0.0
6.7
-0.0
91 Jing Johnson
1916 - 1928
SP
6.6
WW1
 
0.4
0.0
6.2
0.0
92 Red Oldham
1914 - 1926
SP
6.5
WW1
 
1.0
0.0
5.4
0.0
93 Herman Pillette
1917 - 1924
SP
6.4
 
0.2
-0.0
6.2
-0.0
94 Jack Bentley
1913 - 1927
SP
6.3
WW1
 
3.0
-1.1
4.1
-0.3
95 Stan Baumgartner
1914 - 1926
SP
6.1
 
-0.1
-0.0
6.2
-0.0
96 Virgil Barnes
1919 - 1928
SP
5.6
WW1
 
-4.0
-0.0
9.6
0.0
97 Pol Perritt
1912 - 1921
SP
5.6
 
-1.9
-0.1
7.5
0.0
98 Art Reinhart
1919 - 1928
SP
5.5
 
1.3
-0.0
4.2
-0.0
99 Elmer Jacobs
1914 - 1927
SP
5.5
 
-1.1
-0.1
6.6
-0.1
100 Joe Oeschger
1914 - 1925
SP
5.4
 
-2.2
-0.1
7.6
-0.0
 
  Dave Keefe
1917 - 1922
SP
2.7
 
-0.3
0.0
3.0
0.0
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