Richard James McCabe
Pitcher

5'10", 159 lbs., Batted Right, Threw Right
Born: February 21, 1896, Mamaroneck, New York
Died: April 11, 1950, Buffalo, New York

Debut: May 30, 1918

 

Dick McCabe debuted in the Connecticut League in 1914 and was signed by Boston. He spent the following season with Lynn, Massachusetts, but was injured for most of 1916. McCabe went 15-13 for Buffalo in the 1917 International League.

During the early part of 1918, McCabe was Boston's primary batting practice pitcher. In 1920, McCabe was 22-6 with a 2.22 ERA for Buffalo and returned to the big leagues for three games with the Chicago White Sox in 1922. He continued playing in the minor leagues until 1933. His minor league career numbers over twenty years: 259-212, 3.64 ERA.

 

Pitching
Year Ag Tm  Lg   W   L   G  GS  CG SHO  SV   IP     H  ER  BB  SO  ERA  lgERA  ERA+
1918 22 BOS AL   0   1   3   1   0   0   0   9.2   13   3   2   3  2.79  2.69   97
1922 26 CHW AL   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   3.1    4   2   0   1  5.40  4.07   75
  2 Yr WL% .500  1   1   6   1   0   0   0  13.0   17   5   2   4  3.46  3.05   88
 
Batting
Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB  R  H  2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO    BA   OBP   SLG  
1918 22 BOS AL   3    2  0  0   0  0   0    0   0      0   0  .000  .000  .000
 
Fielding
Year Ag Tm  Lg  Pos  G   PO    A    E   DP    FP   lgFP  RnF  lgRnF GS   Inn  
1918 22 BOS AL   P   3    1    3    0    0 1.000  .952  3.71  2.78   1    9.2
1922 26 CHW AL   P   3    0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  2.73   0    3.1
Position Total   P   6    1    3    0    0 1.000  .952  2.77  2.77   1   13.0
Minor League Pitching
Year Team            Lg    W   L  SV    G    IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  ERA
1914 Bridgeport      EA    5   1        8    41   44    8        11   30
1915 Lewiston/Lynn  NEL   13   9       27   
1916 Lynn/Hartford   EL    2   3        9    49   48             19   31
1917 Buffalo         IL   15  13   7   38   259  264        88   83   94  3.06
1918 Jersey City     IL    2   8       10    85   80   32   27   19   42  2.86
1919 Binghampton/
     Newark          IL   15  16       35   270  268  115   79   49  108  2.63
1920 Buffalo         IL   22   6       37   232  221   94   66   40  103  2.56
1921 Buffalo         IL   17  17       41   283  310  133   76   54  114  2.42
1922 Buffalo         IL    4   7       19   104  136   68   58   19   35  5.02
     Salt Lake City PCL    6   4       14    75   79   37   28   10   22  3.36
1923 Salt Lake City PCL   14  16       57   261  321  168  144   44  112  4.97
1924 Salt Lake City PCL   18  15       48   260  335  193  163   87   95  5.64
1925 Salt Lake City PCL   17  15       46   266  320  161  137   56   86  4.64
1926 Hollywood      PCL   15  19       35   239  249  101   87   45   62  3.28
1927 Hollywood      PCL   11  16       42   196  218  109   79   35   53  3.63
1928 Hollywood      PCL   16  10       37   224  260  112   98   45   59  3.94
1929 Hollywood      PCL    1   4       19    62   83   46   40   13   20  5.81
     Fort Worth      TL    8   3       17    95  108   51   44   24   33  4.17
1930 Fort Worth      TL   20   7       44   245  261  117  104   34   82  3.82
1931 Fort Worth      TL   23   7       36   310  263   86   68   36  111  1.97
1932 Fort Worth/          
     Dallas          TL   15  15       35   241  277  140  103   34   59  3.85
1933 Montreal        IL    0   0        1     2    4    4    4    1    0 18.00
     Birmingham      SA    0   1        6    15   26   20   15    8    4  9.00
TOTALS                   259 212   7  661  3814 4175 1795 1508  766 1355  3.64
Minor Leagues: EA - Eastern Association; NEL - New England League; EL - Eastern League;
IL - International League; PCL - Pacific Coast League; TL - Texas League;
SA - Southern Association.