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Johnny Peacock

John Gaston Peacock

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: January 10, 1910 in Fremont, NC
School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)(All Transactions)
Debut: September 23, 1937 (Age 27)
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Phillies/Dodgers 1937-1945

Final Game: September 23, 1945 (Age 35)
Died: October 17, 1981 in Wilson, NC
Buried: Fremont Cemetery, Fremont, NC
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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
1937 27 BOS AL 9 33 32 3 10 2 1 0 6 0 0 1 0 .313 .333 .438 .771 89 14 0 0 /2
1938 28 BOS AL 72 215 195 29 59 7 1 1 39 4 1 17 4 .303 .358 .364 .723 78 71 0 2 2/37O
1939 29 BOS AL 92 312 274 33 76 11 4 0 36 1 1 29 11 .277 .347 .347 .693 75 95 4 0 9 2
1940 30 BOS AL 63 156 131 20 37 4 1 0 13 1 1 23 10 .282 .390 .328 .718 85 43 8 0 2 2
1941 31 BOS AL 79 282 261 28 74 20 1 0 27 2 1 21 3 .284 .339 .368 .707 85 96 4 1 3 2
1942 32 BOS AL 88 309 286 17 76 7 3 0 25 1 1 21 11 .266 .316 .311 .627 74 89 5 0 2 2
1943 33 BOS AL 48 126 114 7 23 3 1 0 7 1 1 10 9 .202 .266 .246 .512 49 28 3 0 2 2
1944 34 TOT MLB 87 288 257 21 57 9 3 0 21 1 0 31 15 .222 .306 .280 .586 68 72 6 0 0 2/4
1944 34 BOS AL 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 /2
1944 34 PHI NL 83 284 253 21 57 9 3 0 21 1 31 15 .225 .310 .285 .594 71 72 6 0 0 2/4
1945 35 TOT NL 81 214 184 17 43 11 1 0 20 3 30 10 .234 .341 .304 .645 82 56 3 0 0 2
1945 35 PHI NL 33 80 74 6 15 6 0 0 6 1 6 0 .203 .263 .284 .546 54 21 2 0 0 2
1945 35 BRO NL 48 134 110 11 28 5 1 0 14 2 24 10 .255 .388 .318 .706 98 35 1 0 0 2
9 Yrs 619 1935 1734 175 455 74 16 1 194 14 6 183 73 .262 .333 .325 .658 76 564 33 1 20
162 Game Avg. 162 506 454 46 119 19 4 0 51 4 48 19 .262 .333 .325 .658 76 148 0 5
BOS (8 yrs) 455 1437 1297 137 355 54 12 1 153 10 6 122 48 .274 .337 .336 .673 76 436 24 1 20
PHI (2 yrs) 116 364 327 27 72 15 3 0 27 2 37 15 .220 .299 .284 .584 67 93 8 0 0
BRO (1 yr) 48 134 110 11 28 5 1 0 14 2 24 10 .255 .388 .318 .706 98 35 1 0 0
AL (8 yrs) 455 1437 1297 137 355 54 12 1 153 10 6 122 48 .274 .337 .336 .673 76 436 24 1 20
NL (2 yrs) 164 498 437 38 100 20 4 0 41 4 61 25 .229 .323 .293 .616 76 128 9 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
1937 27 BOS AL 9 33 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .497 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $3,000 /2
1938 28 BOS AL 72 215 -6 1 0 0 2 -4 -0.3 8 4 0.4 .496 .498 0.4 0.2 4 $4,000 2/37O
1939 29 BOS AL 92 312 -9 -0 0 0 3 -7 -0.6 11 4 0.4 .493 .496 0.4 0.3 4 $6,000 2
1940 30 BOS AL 63 156 -1 -0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 5 5 0.5 .500 .500 0.5 0.2 5 $7,500 2
1941 31 BOS AL 79 282 -4 0 0 1 2 -1 -0.1 10 9 0.8 .499 .500 0.7 0.3 8 $7,500 2
1942 32 BOS AL 88 309 -9 0 0 1 3 -6 -0.6 9 3 0.3 .493 .496 0.2 0.4 2 $9,000 2
1943 33 BOS AL 48 126 -7 -0 0 0 1 -6 -0.7 4 -2 -0.3 .486 .496 -0.3 0.1 -2 $9,000 2
1944 34 BOS AL 4 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .474 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $9,000 /2
1944 34 PHI NL 83 284 -8 0 0 0 2 -6 -0.6 9 3 0.3 .493 .496 0.3 0.2 3 2/4
1945 35 PHI NL 33 80 -4 -0 0 0 1 -4 -0.4 3 -1 -0.1 .489 .498 -0.1 0.1 -1 2
1945 35 BRO NL 48 134 1 -0 0 1 1 3 0.3 4 7 0.7 .507 .502 0.6 0.2 6 2
9 Seasons 619 1935 -50 1 0 3 16 -30 -3.1 64 33 3.0 .495 .498 2.6 2.1 31 $55,000
BOS (8 yrs) 455 1437 -39 1 0 2 12 -24 -2.4 48 24 2.1 .495 .498 1.8 1.5 22 $55,000
PHI (2 yrs) 116 364 -12 -0 0 0 3 -9 -1.0 12 3 0.2 .492 .497 0.2 0.3 2
BRO (1 yr) 48 134 1 -0 0 1 1 3 0.3 4 7 0.7 .507 .502 0.6 0.2 6

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
1937 27 BOS AL 33 22 5 6.0 121 .313 .313 .296 .333 .372 .438 .441 .771 .813 89 .561 -0.8 -0.1 .682 .156 .125
1938 28 BOS AL 215 139 26 4.9 123 .305 .303 .296 .358 .376 .364 .442 .723 .818 78 .469 -6.9 -0.6 .664 .164 .062 1.6
1939 29 BOS AL 312 212 33 4.1 117 .289 .277 .291 .347 .367 .347 .431 .693 .798 75 .407 -10.6 -1.0 .611 .175 .069 .0
1940 30 BOS AL 156 105 17 4.3 114 .306 .282 .284 .390 .358 .328 .431 .718 .789 85 .435 -1.9 -0.2 .641 .221 .046 .0
1941 31 BOS AL 282 195 32 4.4 108 .287 .284 .278 .339 .355 .368 .410 .707 .765 85 .466 -5.1 -0.5 .620 .169 .084 .0
1942 32 BOS AL 309 218 28 3.4 98 .276 .266 .270 .316 .345 .311 .378 .627 .724 74 .420 -10.8 -1.1 .509 .119 .045 .0
1943 33 BOS AL 126 97 7 2.0 89 .219 .202 .258 .266 .333 .246 .357 .512 .690 49 .231 -7.6 -0.8 .400 .132 .044 .0
1944 34 TOT MLB 288 206 22 2.9 91 .236 .222 .263 .306 .330 .280 .370 .586 .699 68 .333 -10.0 -1.0 .505 .183 .058 .0
1944 34 BOS AL 4 4 0 0.0 91 .000 .000 .267 .000 .334 .000 .364 .000 .698 -100 .000 -1.0 -0.1 .000 .000 .000
1944 34 PHI NL 284 202 22 2.9 91 .239 .225 .263 .310 .330 .285 .370 .594 .699 71 .341 -8.9 -0.9 .515 .186 .059 .0
1945 35 TOT NL 214 144 20 3.7 95 .247 .234 .271 .341 .340 .304 .373 .645 .713 82 .436 -3.1 -0.3 .618 .250 .071 .0
1945 35 PHI NL 80 61 6 2.6 93 .203 .203 .268 .263 .338 .284 .370 .546 .708 54 .292 -4.4 -0.4 .459 .176 .081 .0
1945 35 BRO NL 134 83 14 4.5 96 .280 .255 .272 .388 .342 .318 .375 .706 .717 98 .525 1.3 0.1 .735 .300 .064 .0
9 Yrs 1935 1338 190 3.8 105 .273 .262 .277 .333 .351 .325 .400 .658 .752 76 .413 -56.8 -5.7 .574 .173 .063 1.9
162 Game Avg. 506 350 50 3.8 105 .273 .262 .277 .333 .351 .325 .400 .658 .752 76 .413 -56.8 -5.7 .574 .173 .063
BOS (8 yrs) 1437 992 148 4.0 109 .284 .274 .281 .337 .357 .336 .410 .673 .767 76 .424 -44.8 -4.5 .579 .160 .062 1.8
PHI (2 yrs) 364 263 28 2.9 91 .231 .220 .264 .299 .331 .284 .370 .584 .701 67 .329 -13.3 -1.4 .502 .183 .064 .0
BRO (1 yr) 134 83 14 4.5 96 .280 .255 .272 .388 .342 .318 .375 .706 .717 98 .525 1.3 0.1 .735 .300 .064 .0
AL (8 yrs) 1437 992 148 4.0 109 .284 .274 .281 .337 .357 .336 .410 .673 .767 76 .424 -44.8 -4.5 .579 .160 .062 1.8
NL (2 yrs) 498 346 42 3.3 93 .243 .229 .266 .323 .334 .293 .371 .616 .705 76 .382 -12.0 -1.2 .558 .213 .064 .0

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
1937 27 BOS AL 33 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 9.1% 30% 0.00 5.3 97%
1938 28 BOS AL 215 0.5% 1.9% 7.9% 4.2% 15% 0.24 48.8 195.0 5.0 88%
1939 29 BOS AL 312 0.0% 3.5% 9.3% 4.8% 20% 0.38 24.9 7.6 84%
1940 30 BOS AL 156 0.0% 6.4% 14.7% 3.2% 14% 0.43 13.1 10.1 1.60 78%
1941 31 BOS AL 282 0.0% 1.1% 7.5% 7.5% 28% 0.14 87.0 9.7 1.14 91%
1942 32 BOS AL 309 0.0% 3.6% 6.8% 3.2% 13% 0.52 26.0 11.4 1.26 89%
1943 33 BOS AL 126 0.0% 7.1% 7.9% 3.2% 17% 0.90 12.7 16.3 1.14 83%
1944 34 TOT MLB 288 0.0% 5.2% 10.8% 4.2% 21% 0.48 17.1 12.2 0.96 84%
1944 34 BOS AL 4 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100%
1944 34 PHI NL 284 0.0% 5.3% 10.9% 4.2% 21% 0.48 16.9 12.0 0.96 84%
1945 35 TOT NL 214 0.0% 4.7% 14.0% 5.6% 28% 0.33 18.4 9.2 0.76 81%
1945 35 PHI NL 80 0.0% 0.0% 7.5% 7.5% 40% 0.00 12.3 0.45 93%
1945 35 BRO NL 134 0.0% 7.5% 17.9% 4.5% 21% 0.42 11.0 7.9 0.94 75%
9 Yrs 1935 0.1% 3.8% 9.5% 4.7% 20% 0.40 23.8 1734.0 8.9 1.03 86%
MLB Averages 1.3% 8.9% 8.8% 6.2% 26% 1.01 10.0 68.0 8.4 0.95 79%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1937 27 BOS AL -0.8 -0.1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1938 28 BOS AL -6.9 -0.6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
1939 29 BOS AL -10.6 -1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
1940 30 BOS AL -1.9 -0.2 44 -0.7 0.7 -1.4 1.67 -0.3 -0.1 -2.4 -0.2 1.09 -1.5 4.36 3
1941 31 BOS AL -5.1 -0.5 159 0.0 2.6 -2.6 1.04 -0.2 0.2 -1.1 -0.1 0.96 -1.9 1.07 6
1942 32 BOS AL -10.8 -1.1 72 -0.4 0.7 -1.1 .84 -0.5 -0.0 -5.1 -0.5 1.03 -4.6 1.29 2
1943 33 BOS AL -7.6 -0.8 39 -0.7 0.6 -1.3 1.58 -0.4 -0.1 -6.2 -0.7 1.03 -4.3 1.56 3
1944 34 TOT MLB -10.0 -1.0 150 -0.9 2.4 -3.3 1.12 -0.6 -0.2 -3.9 -0.4 0.97 -6.6 1.92 7
1944 34 BOS AL -1.0 -0.1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1944 34 PHI NL -8.9 -0.9 150 -0.9 2.4 -3.3 1.12 -0.6 -0.2 -3.9 -0.4 0.97 -6.6 1.92 7
1945 35 TOT NL -3.1 -0.3 159 -0.4 2.5 -2.9 1.16 -0.0 -0.3 -1.3 -0.2 0.99 -1.9 1.84 20
1945 35 PHI NL -4.4 -0.4 33 -0.3 0.4 -0.7 1.11 -0.4 0.2 -5.4 -0.6 1.01 -5.0 2.81 4
1945 35 BRO NL 1.3 0.1 126 -0.1 2.1 -2.2 1.18 0.4 -0.5 4.1 0.4 0.98 3.1 1.60 16
9 Yrs -56.8 -5.7 623 -3.1 9.5 -12.6 1.15 -2.0 -0.7 -20.2 -2.1 0.99 -20.8 1.88 41

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1940 30 BOS AL 0 0 33% 16 1 1 50% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 100% 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1941 31 BOS AL 5 0 29% 63 2 1 67% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 15% 9 7 2 2 1 0 2 2 0
1942 32 BOS AL 2 0 18% 21 1 1 50% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50% 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
1943 33 BOS AL 0 0 21% 19 1 1 50% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
1944 34 TOT MLB 2 0 24% 51 1 0 100% 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 40% 6 5 1 1 0 1 3 1 2
1944 34 PHI NL 2 0 24% 51 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 40% 6 5 1 1 0 1 3 1 2
1945 35 TOT NL 5 0 23% 68 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 17% 8 7 1 1 1 0 3 2 1
1945 35 PHI NL 1 0 29% 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
1945 35 BRO NL 4 0 21% 64 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 18% 8 7 1 1 1 0 2 1 1
9 Yrs 14 0 27% 238 14 6 88% 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 1 0 3 5 25% 24 19 5 4 2 1 12 8 4

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1940 30 BOS AL 44 93% 37 3 1 0 1 4.36 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100% 10 8 80% 7 5 71% 42 6 14% 7 3 43% 4 3 75% 112
1941 31 BOS AL 158 87% 74 6 2 0 1 1.07 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 150% 29 4 14% 19 8 42% 99 18 18% 11 8 73% 5 4 80% 124
1942 32 BOS AL 70 83% 76 2 0 0 0 1.29 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 67% 20 5 25% 12 7 58% 49 5 10% 6 2 33% 3 3 100% 239
1943 33 BOS AL 39 92% 23 3 0 0 0 1.56 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100% 9 3 33% 6 1 17% 27 3 11% 4 1 25% 0 0 87
1944 34 TOT MLB 148 96% 57 7 3 0 1 1.92 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 6 21% 13 4 31% 92 13 14% 10 4 40% 7 3 43% 140
1944 34 PHI NL 148 96% 57 7 3 0 1 1.92 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 6 21% 13 4 31% 92 13 14% 10 4 40% 7 3 43% 136
1945 35 TOT NL 156 96% 43 20 5 0 4 1.84 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 3 13% 15 9 60% 108 17 16% 13 8 62% 5 1 20% 58
1945 35 PHI NL 33 100% 15 4 0 0 1 2.81 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 33% 6 4 67% 27 2 7% 4 2 50% 1 1 100% 47
1945 35 BRO NL 123 94% 28 16 5 0 3 1.60 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 1 6% 9 5 56% 81 15 19% 9 6 67% 4 0 0% 11
9 Yrs 615 92% 455 41 11 0 7 1.88 1 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 9 20 222% 120 33 28% 72 34 47% 417 62 15% 51 26 51% 24 14 58% 1287
MLB Averages 47% 328% 33% 36% 15% 52% 57%

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
1937 27 9 33 32 3 10 2 1 0 6 0 0 1 0 .313 .333 .438 .771 89 14 0 0
1938 28 81 248 227 32 69 9 2 1 45 4 1 18 4 .304 .355 .374 .730 79 85 0 2
1939 29 173 560 501 65 145 20 6 1 81 5 2 47 15 .289 .350 .359 .710 77 180 4 0 11
1940 30 236 716 632 85 182 24 7 1 94 6 3 70 25 .288 .359 .353 .712 79 223 12 0 13
1941 31 315 998 893 113 256 44 8 1 121 8 4 91 28 .287 .353 .357 .711 81 319 16 1 16
1942 32 403 1307 1179 130 332 51 11 1 146 9 5 112 39 .282 .344 .346 .690 79 408 21 1 18
1943 33 451 1433 1293 137 355 54 12 1 153 10 6 122 48 .275 .338 .337 .675 77 436 24 1 20
1944 34 538 1721 1550 158 412 63 15 1 174 11 6 153 63 .266 .332 .328 .660 75 508 30 1 20
1945 35 619 1935 1734 175 455 74 16 1 194 14 6 183 73 .262 .333 .325 .658 76 564 33 1 20

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
1937 27 9 33 32 3 9 2 1 0 5 0 1 0 .281 .303 .406 .709 4 9
1938 28 76 216 198 24 54 6 1 1 32 4 16 4 .273 .327 .328 .655 21 72
1939 29 97 315 279 28 71 10 4 0 31 1 27 12 .254 .320 .319 .639 28 92
1940 30 66 157 133 17 35 4 1 0 11 1 22 10 .263 .368 .308 .676 15 63
1941 31 82 292 267 27 73 20 1 0 26 2 21 3 .273 .329 .356 .685 31 79
1942 32 93 326 302 18 80 7 3 0 26 1 22 12 .265 .315 .308 .623 30 88
1943 33 50 134 121 8 25 3 1 0 8 1 11 9 .207 .273 .248 .521 8 48
1944 34 90 304 270 23 62 10 3 0 23 1 34 16 .230 .316 .289 .605 25 87
1945 35 85 223 192 18 45 12 1 0 21 3 31 10 .234 .341 .307 .648 20 81
9 Yrs 648 2000 1794 166 454 74 16 1 183 14 185 76 .253 .323 .314 .637 182 619
162 Game Avg. 162 500 449 42 114 19 4 0 46 4 46 19 .253 .323 .314 .637 46 619



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Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 4 (2413), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (380th), 3.0 career WAR/3.2 7yr-peak WAR/3.1 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

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