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Babe Pinelli


The short bio from the Helmar-R319 card back: Hard-nosed “Babe” is found on the left side of the infield for the Reds, playing some shortstop and third base. He hit .305 in 1922, .277 in ’23, and .306 last year. “Babe” hails from San Francisco, and has played in the Pacific Coast League with Sacramento, Oakland, and Portland. He’s swung the bat for the White Sox and Tigers, before hooking on with Cincinnati. He’s mentioned that after his playing days are over he might like to call balls and strikes as an umpire. “Babe” bats and throws right, stands 5’9”, and tips the scales at 165 lbs.


Birth Date: October 18, 1895
Birth Location: San Francisco, CA
Death Date: October 22, 1984
Death Location: Daly City CA, USA
Weight: 165 lb
Height: 5 ft 9 in
Bats: R
Throws: R
Debut Date: August 3, 1918
Final Game Date: June 17, 1927
Years Played: 8
Games Played: 774
At Bats: 2
Runs: 327
Hits: 723
Doubles: 101
Triples: 33
Home Runs: 5
RBIs: 298
Stolen Bases: 71
Base on Balls: 182
Batting Average: 0.276
Position: Third Baseman

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