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Wally Gilbert

Walter John Gilbert

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: December 19, 1900 in Oscoda, MI
High School: Denham HS (Denham, MN)
School: Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, IN)(All Transactions)
Debut: August 18, 1928 (Age 27.243)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1928 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Robins/Reds 1928-1932

Final Game: September 24, 1932 (Age 31.280)
Died: September 7, 1958 in Duluth, MN
Buried: Sunrise Memorial Park, Hermantown, MN
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1928 27 BRO NL 39 171 153 26 31 4 0 0 3 2 14 8 .203 .274 .229 .503 34 35 1 3 5
1929 28 BRO NL 143 641 569 88 173 31 4 3 58 7 42 29 .304 .359 .388 .748 87 221 7 23 *5
1930 29 BRO NL 150 688 623 92 183 34 5 3 67 7 47 33 .294 .345 .379 .724 75 236 2 16 *5
1931 30 BRO NL 145 608 552 60 147 25 6 0 46 3 39 38 .266 .322 .333 .655 76 184 6 11 *5
1932 31 CIN NL 114 450 420 35 90 18 2 1 40 2 20 23 .214 .252 .274 .526 44 115 1 9 *5
5 Yrs 591 2558 2317 301 624 112 17 7 214 21 162 131 .269 .322 .341 .663 70 791 17 62
162 Game Avg. 162 701 635 83 171 31 5 2 59 6 44 36 .269 .322 .341 .663 70 217 5 17
BRO (4 yrs) 477 2108 1897 266 534 94 15 6 174 19 142 108 .281 .337 .356 .693 76 676 16 53
CIN (1 yr) 114 450 420 35 90 18 2 1 40 2 20 23 .214 .252 .274 .526 44 115 1 9

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1928 27 BRO NL 39 171 -14 -0 0 2 1 -11 -1.2 5 -6 -0.6 .471 .493 -0.8 0.3 -8 5
1929 28 BRO NL 143 641 -10 -1 0 2 4 -4 -0.4 19 15 1.5 .497 .498 1.4 0.5 13 *5
1930 29 BRO NL 150 688 -24 -1 0 11 4 -9 -0.9 20 11 1.2 .495 .495 0.3 1.3 0 *5
1931 30 BRO NL 145 608 -17 -0 0 2 3 -11 -1.3 19 8 0.7 .492 .493 0.6 0.5 6 *5
1932 31 CIN NL 114 450 -31 0 0 -2 2 -31 -3.3 14 -17 -1.8 .472 .480 -1.6 0.0 -15 *5
5 Seasons 591 2558 -95 -1 0 15 15 -66 -7.0 78 11 1.0 .489 .492 -0.1 2.6 -3
BRO (4 yrs) 477 2108 -64 -1 0 17 12 -36 -3.7 64 28 2.8 .493 .495 1.5 2.6 11
CIN (1 yr) 114 450 -31 0 0 -2 2 -31 -3.3 14 -17 -1.8 .472 .480 -1.6 0.0 -15

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1928 27 BRO NL 171 125 9 1.9 107 .214 .203 .288 .274 .352 .229 .409 .503 .761 34 .158 -14.6 -1.4 .426 .131 .026 .0
1929 28 BRO NL 641 419 78 5.0 119 .317 .304 .302 .359 .366 .388 .440 .748 .805 87 .454 -10.5 -1.0 .699 .170 .084 4.2
1930 29 BRO NL 688 456 81 4.7 126 .307 .294 .312 .345 .370 .379 .464 .724 .834 75 .402 -24.6 -2.2 .664 .172 .085 4.2
1931 30 BRO NL 608 416 58 3.7 103 .286 .266 .285 .322 .344 .333 .403 .655 .747 76 .403 -18.2 -1.8 .573 .143 .067 .0
1932 31 CIN NL 450 339 29 2.3 100 .225 .214 .279 .252 .332 .274 .404 .526 .736 44 .214 -32.9 -3.3 .418 .112 .060 1.3
5 Yrs 2558 1755 255 3.9 113 .283 .269 .295 .322 .355 .341 .429 .663 .784 70 .369 -100.9 -9.6 .585 .151 .072 10.5
162 Game Avg. 701 481 70 3.9 113 .283 .269 .295 .322 .355 .341 .429 .663 .784 70 .369 -100.9 -9.6 .585 .151 .072 3
BRO (4 yrs) 2108 1416 226 4.3 116 .296 .281 .299 .337 .360 .356 .434 .693 .794 76 .400 -68.0 -6.4 .626 .160 .075 9.1
CIN (1 yr) 450 339 29 2.3 100 .225 .214 .279 .252 .332 .274 .404 .526 .736 44 .213 -32.9 -3.3 .418 .112 .060 1.3

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1928 27 BRO NL 171 0.0% 4.7% 8.2% 2.3% 13% 0.57 19.1 51.0 85%
1929 28 BRO NL 641 0.5% 4.5% 6.6% 5.9% 22% 0.69 19.6 189.7 9.8 84%
1930 29 BRO NL 688 0.4% 4.8% 6.8% 6.1% 23% 0.70 18.9 207.7 9.3 85%
1931 30 BRO NL 608 0.0% 6.3% 6.4% 5.1% 21% 0.97 14.5 12.0 85%
1932 31 CIN NL 450 0.2% 5.1% 4.4% 4.7% 23% 1.15 18.3 420.0 10.5 88%
5 Yrs 2558 0.3% 5.1% 6.3% 5.3% 22% 0.81 17.7 331.0 10.8 85%
MLB Averages 1.3% 7.8% 8.0% 7.2% 28% 0.98 11.4 66.8 7.5 80%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1928 27 39 171 153 26 31 4 0 0 3 2 14 8 .203 .274 .229 .503 34 35 1 3
1929 28 182 812 722 114 204 35 4 3 61 9 56 37 .283 .341 .355 .696 76 256 8 26
1930 29 332 1500 1345 206 387 69 9 6 128 16 103 70 .288 .343 .366 .709 75 492 10 42
1931 30 477 2108 1897 266 534 94 15 6 174 19 142 108 .281 .337 .356 .693 76 676 16 53
1932 31 591 2558 2317 301 624 112 17 7 214 21 162 131 .269 .322 .341 .663 70 791 17 62

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1928 27 41 178 160 26 32 4 0 0 3 2 14 8 .200 .269 .225 .494 9 39
1929 28 150 651 580 77 163 29 4 3 51 7 40 31 .281 .335 .360 .695 68 143
1930 29 157 686 625 75 165 31 5 3 54 6 42 34 .264 .312 .344 .656 66 150
1931 30 152 632 575 62 152 26 6 0 47 3 40 40 .264 .319 .330 .649 60 145
1932 31 119 471 440 37 95 19 2 1 42 2 21 24 .216 .253 .275 .528 30 114
5 Yrs 619 2618 2380 277 607 109 17 7 197 20 157 137 .255 .306 .324 .630 233 591
162 Game Avg. 162 685 623 72 159 29 4 2 52 5 41 36 .255 .306 .324 .630 61 591

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Defensive WARs c a p y
1930 NL  1.3 (5th)

At Bats s c a p y
1930 NL  623 (7th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1930 NL  688 (9th)

Singles s c a p y
1929 NL  135 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1929 NL  7 (3rd)
1931 NL  6 (3rd)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1929 NL  23 (3rd)

Outs Made s c a p y
1930 NL  456 (3rd)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 1 (2438), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 2 (1970), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 3 (2608), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (426th), 1.0 career WAR/1.0 7yr-peak WAR/1.0 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.4 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.0 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Walter John Wally walt walter Gilbert

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