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Bill Nicholson

William Beck Nicholson (Swish)

Position: Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: December 11, 1914 in Chestertown, MD
High School: Chestertown HS (Chestertown, MD)
School: Washington College (Chestertown, MD)
Signed
by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1936. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 13, 1936 (Age 21.185, 6,671st in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1939 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Phillies/Athletics 1936-1953

Final Game: September 19, 1953 (Age 38.282)
Died: March 8, 1996 in Chestertown, MD
Buried: Old St. Paul Episcopal Church Cemetery, Chestertown, MD
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Fine Details  · Last updated Nov 22, 2014 7:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #296. Tony Phillips… #297. Tim Salmon… #298. Jimmy Collins… #299. BILL NICHOLSON… #300. Gene Tenace… #301. Carlos Lee… #302. Wally Schang… 

Standard Batting

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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
1936 21 PHA AL 11 12 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 /O9
1939 24 CHC NL 58 243 220 37 65 12 5 5 38 0 20 29 .295 .354 .464 .818 116 102 1 0 3 O9
1940 ★ 25 CHC NL 135 545 491 78 146 27 7 25 98 2 50 67 .297 .366 .534 .899 148 262 7 3 1 *O97 AS,MVP-20
1941 ★ 26 CHC NL 147 617 532 74 135 26 1 26 98 1 82 91 .254 .357 .453 .810 131 241 8 3 0 *O9/7 AS,MVP-16
1942 27 CHC NL 152 672 588 83 173 22 11 21 78 8 76 80 .294 .382 .476 .859 155 280 7 8 1 *O9 MVP-19
1943 ★ 28 CHC NL 154 684 608 95 188 30 9 29 128 4 71 86 .309 .386 .531 .917 166 323 7 5 0 *O9 AS,MVP-3
1944 ★ 29 CHC NL 156 686 582 116 167 35 8 33 122 3 93 71 .287 .391 .545 .935 162 317 3 6 5 *O9 AS,MVP-2
1945 30 CHC NL 151 660 559 82 136 28 4 13 88 4 92 73 .243 .356 .377 .734 106 211 9 6 3 *O9
1946 31 CHC NL 105 345 296 36 65 13 2 8 41 1 44 44 .220 .325 .358 .683 95 106 4 2 3 O9
1947 32 CHC NL 148 581 487 69 119 28 1 26 75 1 87 83 .244 .364 .466 .831 123 227 4 5 1 *O9
1948 33 CHC NL 143 581 494 68 129 24 5 19 67 2 81 60 .261 .371 .445 .816 125 220 5 5 1 *O9
1949 34 PHI NL 98 350 299 42 70 8 3 11 40 1 45 53 .234 .344 .391 .735 99 117 1 5 1 9O
1950 35 PHI NL 41 66 58 3 13 2 1 3 10 0 8 16 .224 .318 .448 .766 101 26 2 0 0 O9
1951 36 PHI NL 85 197 170 23 41 9 2 8 30 0 1 25 24 .241 .342 .459 .801 115 78 1 1 0 O9
1952 37 PHI NL 55 106 88 17 24 3 0 6 19 0 0 14 26 .273 .390 .511 .902 149 45 0 3 1 O9
1953 38 PHI NL 38 73 62 12 13 5 1 2 16 0 0 12 20 .210 .338 .419 .757 96 26 2 0 0 O9
16 Yrs 1677 6418 5546 837 1484 272 60 235 948 27 1 800 828 .268 .365 .465 .830 132 2581 61 52 20
162 Game Avg. 162 620 536 81 143 26 6 23 92 3 77 80 .268 .365 .465 .830 132 249 5 2
CHC (10 yrs) 1349 5614 4857 738 1323 245 53 205 833 26 696 684 .272 .368 .471 .840 136 2289 55 43 18
PHI (5 yrs) 317 792 677 97 161 27 7 30 115 1 1 104 139 .238 .347 .431 .778 109 292 6 9 2
PHA (1 yr) 11 12 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
NL (15 yrs) 1666 6406 5534 835 1484 272 60 235 948 27 1 800 823 .268 .366 .466 .832 133 2581 61 52 20
AL (1 yr) 11 12 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0

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
1936 21 PHA AL 11 12 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.3 .467 .498 -0.3 0.0 -4 /O9
1939 24 CHC NL 58 243 4 0 0 0 -3 2 0.1 8 10 1.0 .503 .501 1.0 -0.3 10 O9
1940 ★ 25 CHC NL 135 545 30 0 0 -3 -6 21 2.1 19 40 4.1 .516 .514 4.4 -1.0 43 *O97 AS,MVP-20
1941 ★ 26 CHC NL 147 617 21 0 0 2 -7 17 1.7 21 38 3.9 .512 .511 3.7 -0.6 36 *O9/7 AS,MVP-16
1942 27 CHC NL 152 672 38 -1 0 2 -7 33 3.6 21 53 5.8 .524 .523 5.6 -0.6 51 *O9 MVP-19
1943 ★ 28 CHC NL 154 684 47 -0 0 3 -7 43 4.8 21 64 6.9 .531 .530 6.6 -0.5 61 *O9 AS,MVP-3
1944 ★ 29 CHC NL 156 686 47 -0 0 -3 -7 37 3.9 22 59 6.0 .525 .524 6.4 -1.1 62 *O9 AS,MVP-2
1945 30 CHC NL 151 660 6 -0 0 4 -7 3 0.3 21 24 2.4 .502 .502 2.0 -0.3 20 *O9
1946 31 CHC NL 105 345 -1 0 0 4 -4 -1 -0.1 13 12 1.2 .499 .499 0.7 0.0 8 O9
1947 32 CHC NL 148 581 16 0 0 2 -6 12 1.2 23 35 3.5 .508 .507 3.3 -0.4 33 *O9
1948 33 CHC NL 143 581 18 -1 1 0 -6 12 1.2 23 34 3.5 .508 .508 3.6 -0.6 35 *O9
1949 34 PHI NL 98 350 0 0 2 6 -4 5 0.4 14 19 1.9 .505 .503 1.2 0.2 13 9O
1950 35 PHI NL 41 66 -0 -1 -0 -2 -1 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .490 .498 0.1 -0.3 0 O9
1951 36 PHI NL 85 197 4 0 1 -2 -2 1 0.0 7 8 0.8 .501 .500 1.1 -0.4 10 O9
1952 37 PHI NL 55 106 6 -0 1 0 -1 5 0.6 4 9 1.0 .511 .504 1.0 -0.1 9 O9
1953 38 PHI NL 38 73 -0 1 0 1 -0 1 0.1 3 4 0.3 .502 .500 0.3 0.0 3 O9
16 Seasons 1677 6418 232 -1 5 14 -68 181 19.1 221 403 41.7 .512 .511 40.7 -6.0 389
CHC (10 yrs) 1349 5614 227 -1 1 11 -60 178 18.8 191 368 38.2 .514 .513 37.3 -5.4 357
PHI (5 yrs) 317 792 9 0 4 3 -8 8 0.7 30 38 3.8 .503 .501 3.6 -0.6 36
PHA (1 yr) 11 12 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.3 .467 .498 -0.3 0.0 -4

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1945 30 CHC NL WS DET L 7 30 28 1 6 1 1 0 8 0 0 2 5 .214 .267 .321 .588 9 0 0 0 0
1 WS 7 30 28 1 6 1 1 0 8 0 0 2 5 .214 .267 .321 .588 9 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1936 PHA AL 21 OF 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.40
1936 PHA AL 21 RF 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .970 2.20
1939 CHC NL 24 OF 58 58 54 134 123 5 6 0 .955 2.21 .975 2.32
1939 CHC NL 24 RF 58 58 54 134 123 5 6 0 .955 2.21 .973 2.12
1940 CHC NL 25 OF 123 121 115 258 235 10 13 2 .950 1.99 .977 2.32 AS,MVP-20
1940 CHC NL 25 RF 95 94 91 197 179 9 9 2 .954 1.98 .973 2.02 AS,MVP-20
1940 CHC NL 25 LF 29 27 24 61 55 2 4 0 .934 1.97 .974 2.26 AS,MVP-20
1941 CHC NL 26 OF 143 143 138 312 293 10 9 2 .971 2.12 .975 2.31 AS,MVP-16
1941 CHC NL 26 RF 141 141 136 309 291 9 9 2 .971 2.13 .968 1.93 AS,MVP-16
1941 CHC NL 26 LF 2 2 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 .977 2.30 AS,MVP-16
1942 CHC NL 27 OF 151 151 151 350 327 18 5 2 .986 2.28 .981 2.34 MVP-19
1942 CHC NL 27 RF 151 151 151 350 327 18 5 3 .986 2.28 .981 2.07 MVP-19
1943 CHC NL 28 OF 154 154 154 364 340 16 8 2 .978 2.31 .977 2.41 AS,MVP-3
1943 CHC NL 28 RF 154 154 154 366 342 16 8 2 .978 2.32 .976 2.21 AS,MVP-3
1944 CHC NL 29 OF 156 156 156 330 305 18 7 4 .979 2.07 .980 2.47 AS,MVP-2
1944 CHC NL 29 RF 156 156 156 332 306 19 7 3 .979 2.08 .974 2.10 AS,MVP-2
1945 CHC NL 30 OF 151 149 148 315 300 12 3 4 .990 2.07 .978 2.45
1945 CHC NL 30 RF 151 149 148 312 299 10 3 4 .990 2.05 .978 2.13
1946 CHC NL 31 OF 80 75 73 188 179 4 5 1 .973 2.29 .977 2.39
1946 CHC NL 31 RF 80 75 73 184 175 4 5 1 .973 2.24 .976 2.08
1947 CHC NL 32 OF 140 140 138 291 281 7 3 1 .990 2.06 .977 2.42
1947 CHC NL 32 RF 140 140 138 282 273 6 3 2 .989 1.99 .978 2.10
1948 CHC NL 33 OF 136 135 134 256 244 7 5 1 .980 1.85 .978 2.39
1948 CHC NL 33 RF 136 135 134 257 246 6 5 1 .981 1.85 .976 2.00
1949 PHI NL 34 RF 92 79 76 198 188 9 1 1 .995 2.14 .977 2.06
1949 PHI NL 34 OF 91 79 76 196 185 10 1 1 .995 2.14 .977 2.48
1950 PHI NL 35 OF 15 10 9 93.0 21 20 0 1 0 .952 1.94 1.33 .978 2.34 2.31
1950 PHI NL 35 RF 15 10 9 93.0 21 20 0 1 0 .952 1.94 1.33 .976 1.86 1.84
1951 PHI NL 36 OF 41 33 32 325.0 77 75 1 1 0 .987 2.10 1.85 .981 2.42 2.41
1951 PHI NL 36 RF 41 33 32 325.0 77 75 1 1 0 .987 2.10 1.85 .981 2.03 2.03
1952 PHI NL 37 OF 19 13 13 144.0 33 33 0 0 0 1.000 2.06 1.74 .981 2.31 2.29
1952 PHI NL 37 RF 19 13 13 144.0 32 32 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 1.68 .980 2.07 2.05
1953 PHI NL 38 OF 12 10 10 93.0 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 1 8 1.26 1.08 .980 2.37 2.32
1953 PHI NL 38 RF 12 10 10 93.0 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 1 8 1.26 1.08 .981 2.00 1.96
16 Seasons OF 1471 1427 1401 655.0 3139 2954 118 67 20 .979 1 1 1.95 2.09 .978 2.38 2.39
16 Seasons RF 1442 1398 1375 655.0 3065 2890 112 63 21 .979 1 1 1.94 2.08 .976 2.01 2.07
2 Seasons LF 31 29 26 64 58 2 4 0 .938 1.94 .974 2.26
16 Seasons TOT 1471 1427 1401 655.0 3139 2954 118 67 20 .979 1 1 1.95 2.09 .978 2.38 2.39
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1960 BBWAA ( 0.4%)

All-Star Games
1940 *
1941 (RF)
1943 (RF)
1944 *
1945--not played

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1940 NL (20, 4%)
1941 NL (16, 5%)
1942 NL (19, 4%)
1943 NL (3, 54%)
1944 NL (2, 56%)
1.23 Career Shares (194th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1942 NL  5.8 (5th)
1943 NL  6.9 (2nd)
1944 NL  6.0 (7th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1942 NL  5.8 (4th)
1943 NL  6.9 (2nd)
1944 NL  6.0 (4th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1940 NL  4.4 (7th)
1942 NL  5.6 (4th)
1943 NL  6.6 (2nd)
1944 NL  6.4 (4th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1943 NL  .309 (6th)

On-Base% s c a p y
1942 NL  .382 (7th)
1943 NL  .386 (7th)
1944 NL  .391 (9th)

Slugging % s c a p y
1940 NL  .534 (2nd)
1942 NL  .476 (6th)
1943 NL  .531 (2nd)
1944 NL  .545 (2nd)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1940 NL  .899 (3rd)
1942 NL  .859 (6th)
1943 NL  .917 (2nd)
1944 NL  .935 (5th)
Career  .830 (245th)

Games Played s c a p y
1942 NL  152 (3rd)
1943 NL  154 (4th)
1944 NL  156 (2nd)
1945 NL  151 (10th)

At Bats s c a p y
1942 NL  588 (4th)
1943 NL  608 (7th)
1944 NL  582 (10th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1942 NL  672 (2nd)
1943 NL  684 (5th)
1944 NL  686 (4th)
1945 NL  660 (10th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1942 NL  83 (10th)
1943 NL  95 (3rd)
1944 NL  116 (1st)

Hits s c a p y
1942 NL  173 (2nd)
1943 NL  188 (4th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1940 NL  262 (7th)
1942 NL  280 (3rd)
1943 NL  323 (2nd)
1944 NL  317 (1st)

Doubles s c a p y
1943 NL  30 (8th)
1944 NL  35 (7th)

Triples s c a p y
1942 NL  11 (2nd)
1943 NL  9 (8th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1940 NL  25 (2nd)
1941 NL  26 (3rd)
1942 NL  21 (4th)
1943 NL  29 (1st)
1944 NL  33 (1st)
1947 NL  26 (7th)
1948 NL  19 (10th)
Career  235 (242nd)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1940 NL  98 (6th)
1941 NL  98 (5th)
1942 NL  78 (8th)
1943 NL  128 (1st)
1944 NL  122 (1st)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1941 NL  82 (5th)
1942 NL  76 (8th)
1944 NL  93 (2nd)
1945 NL  92 (4th)
1947 NL  87 (7th)
1948 NL  81 (4th)
Career  800 (250th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1940 NL  67 (6th)
1941 NL  91 (3rd)
1942 NL  80 (3rd)
1943 NL  86 (2nd)
1944 NL  71 (3rd)
1945 NL  73 (3rd)
1947 NL  83 (1st)

Singles s c a p y
1942 NL  119 (7th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1940 NL  148 (2nd)
1942 NL  155 (5th)
1943 NL  166 (2nd)
1944 NL  162 (5th)
1947 NL  123 (10th)
Career  132 (142nd)

Runs Created s c a p y
1940 NL  95 (8th)
1942 NL  105 (4th)
1943 NL  123 (2nd)
1944 NL  122 (3rd)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1940 NL  31 (5th)
1942 NL  40 (3rd)
1943 NL  50 (2nd)
1944 NL  50 (4th)
Career  247 (195th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1940 NL  3.1 (5th)
1942 NL  4.3 (3rd)
1943 NL  5.2 (2nd)
1944 NL  5.0 (4th)
Career  25.3 (177th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1940 NL  59 (5th)
1941 NL  53 (7th)
1942 NL  54 (4th)
1943 NL  68 (2nd)
1944 NL  76 (2nd)
1947 NL  55 (10th)

Times On Base s c a p y
1942 NL  257 (4th)
1943 NL  264 (2nd)
1944 NL  266 (4th)
1945 NL  234 (10th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1940 NL  .717 (4th)
1942 NL  .737 (6th)
1943 NL  .776 (2nd)
1944 NL  .754 (7th)
Career  .655 (192nd)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1942 NL  8 (1st)
1943 NL  5 (3rd)
1944 NL  6 (3rd)
1945 NL  6 (4th)
1947 NL  5 (3rd)
1948 NL  5 (2nd)
1949 NL  5 (6th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
1942 NL  11.6 (4th)
1943 NL  7.0 (8th)

AB per HR s c a p y
1940 NL  19.6 (3rd)
1941 NL  20.5 (3rd)
1942 NL  28.0 (5th)
1943 NL  21.0 (1st)
1944 NL  17.6 (2nd)
1947 NL  18.7 (6th)
1948 NL  26.0 (10th)

Outs Made s c a p y
1945 NL  435 (10th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
1943 NL  18.68 (7th)
1944 NL  28.34 (7th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1940 NL  0.9 (7th)
1944 NL  3.3 (4th)
1948 NL  1.7 (10th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1940 NL  1.5 (4th)
1943 NL  1.3 (6th)
1944 NL  2.2 (6th)
1948 NL  2.0 (10th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
1943 NL  2.0 (7th)
1944 NL  2.9 (7th)

Def. Games as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1941 NL  141 (2nd)
1942 NL  151 (2nd)
1943 NL  154 (1st)
1944 NL  156 (1st)
1945 NL  151 (2nd)
1947 NL  140 (4th)
1948 NL  136 (4th)
1949 NL  92 (5th)
Career  1,442 (29th)

Putouts as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1941 NL  291 (1st)
1942 NL  327 (1st)
1943 NL  342 (1st)
1944 NL  306 (1st)
1945 NL  299 (2nd)
1947 NL  273 (3rd)
1948 NL  246 (4th)
1949 NL  188 (4th)
Career  2,890 (27th)

Assists as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1940 NL  9 (2nd)
1941 NL  9 (4th)
1942 NL  18 (1st)
1943 NL  16 (3rd)
1944 NL  19 (2nd)
1945 NL  10 (5th)
1949 NL  9 (3rd)
Career  112 (34th)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1939 NL  6 (2nd)
1940 NL  9 (1st)
1941 NL  9 (2nd)
1942 NL  5 (2nd)
1943 NL  8 (2nd)
1944 NL  7 (2nd)
1948 NL  5 (3rd)
Career  63 (31st)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1940 NL  2 (4th)
1942 NL  3 (2nd)
1944 NL  3 (3rd)
1945 NL  4 (2nd)
1947 NL  2 (5th)
Career  21 (56th)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
1941 NL  143 (5th)
1942 NL  151 (2nd)
1943 NL  154 (3rd)
1944 NL  156 (1st)
1945 NL  151 (5th)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
1942 NL  327 (3rd)
1943 NL  340 (5th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
1942 NL  18 (2nd)
1943 NL  16 (5th)
1944 NL  18 (4th)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1940 NL  13 (2nd)
1943 NL  8 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1944 NL  4 (4th)
1945 NL  4 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1940 NL  1.98 (4th)
1941 NL  2.13 (1st)
1942 NL  2.28 (1st)
1943 NL  2.32 (2nd)
1944 NL  2.08 (2nd)
1945 NL  2.05 (4th)
1946 NL  2.24 (1st)
1947 NL  1.99 (4th)
1949 NL  2.14 (2nd)
Career  2.08 (30th)

Fielding % as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1941 NL  .971 (1st)
1942 NL  .986 (3rd)
1943 NL  .978 (4th)
1944 NL  .979 (4th)
1945 NL  .990 (2nd)
1947 NL  .989 (1st)
1948 NL  .981 (3rd)
Career  .979 (97th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1945 NL  .990 (5th)
1947 NL  .990 (1st)

Oldest s c a p y
1951 NL  born 1914-12-11 (8th)
1952 NL  born 1914-12-11 (4th)
1953 NL  born 1914-12-11 (3rd)


Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 19 (115), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 104 (213), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 50 (399), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 22 (660), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Right Field (41st), 41.7 career WAR/33.7 7yr-peak WAR/37.7 JAWS
Average HOF RF (out of 24) = 73.2 career WAR/42.9 7yr-peak WAR/58.1 JAWS

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