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Willie Upshaw

Willie Clay Upshaw

Positions: First Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: April 27, 1957 in Blanco, TX
High School: Blanco HS (Blanco, TX)
Drafted
by the New York Yankees in the 5th round of the 1975 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 9, 1978 (Age 20.347)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1978 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/Indians 1978-1988
Agents: Tom Reich, previously: Steve Comte [*]
Final Game: September 28, 1988 (Age 31.154)
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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
1978 21 TOR AL 95 250 224 26 53 8 2 1 17 4 6 21 35 .237 .298 .304 .602 70 68 4 0 2 3 0 7D3/89
1980 23 TOR AL 34 68 61 10 13 3 1 1 5 1 0 6 14 .213 .284 .344 .628 68 21 0 0 1 0 1 3D/7
1981 24 TOR AL 61 123 111 15 19 3 1 4 10 2 1 11 16 .171 .252 .324 .576 62 36 1 1 0 0 0 D3/97
1982 25 TOR AL 160 646 580 77 155 25 7 21 75 8 8 52 91 .267 .327 .443 .770 102 257 11 1 10 3 8 *3/D
1983 26 TOR AL 160 655 579 99 177 26 7 27 104 10 7 61 98 .306 .373 .515 .887 136 298 8 5 3 7 8 *3/D MVP-11
1984 27 TOR AL 152 635 569 79 158 31 9 19 84 10 4 55 86 .278 .345 .464 .809 119 264 8 5 3 3 14 *3/D MVP-16
1985 28 TOR AL 148 557 501 79 138 31 5 15 65 8 8 48 71 .275 .342 .447 .789 111 224 6 4 1 3 7 *3/D
1986 29 TOR AL 155 661 573 85 144 28 6 9 60 23 5 78 87 .251 .341 .368 .709 91 211 5 2 4 4 4 *3/D
1987 30 TOR AL 150 577 512 68 125 22 4 15 58 10 11 58 78 .244 .324 .391 .715 87 200 7 3 3 1 4 *3
1988 31 CLE AL 149 564 493 58 121 22 3 11 50 12 9 62 66 .245 .330 .369 .699 95 182 10 2 3 4 4 *3
10 Yrs 1264 4736 4203 596 1103 199 45 123 528 88 59 452 642 .262 .335 .419 .754 103 1761 60 23 30 28 50
162 Game Avg. 162 607 539 76 141 26 6 16 68 11 8 58 82 .262 .335 .419 .754 103 226 8 3 4 4 6
TOR (9 yrs) 1115 4172 3710 538 982 177 42 112 478 76 50 390 576 .265 .336 .426 .762 104 1579 50 21 27 24 46
CLE (1 yr) 149 564 493 58 121 22 3 11 50 12 9 62 66 .245 .330 .369 .699 95 182 10 2 3 4 4

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
1978 21 TOR AL 95 250 -9 -1 0 -6 -4 -20 -2.2 9 -11 -1.3 .477 .486 -0.6 -1.1 -5 7D3/89
1980 23 TOR AL 34 68 -1 0 1 -0 -2 -2 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .495 .499 0.1 -0.2 1 3D/7
1981 24 TOR AL 61 123 -5 -1 0 -0 -3 -8 -0.9 4 -4 -0.5 .485 .494 -0.5 -0.4 -4 D3/97
1982 25 TOR AL 160 646 0 -1 1 3 -9 -6 -0.6 22 16 1.4 .496 .496 1.2 -0.6 12 *3/D
1983 26 TOR AL 160 655 26 0 2 4 -9 23 2.6 22 46 4.7 .515 .515 4.2 -0.4 42 $200,000 *3/D MVP-11
1984 27 TOR AL 152 635 10 -0 2 2 -8 4 0.5 22 26 2.5 .503 .503 2.5 -0.7 25 *3/D MVP-16
1985 28 TOR AL 148 557 4 -1 1 8 -8 4 0.5 19 23 2.2 .502 .502 1.4 0.0 15 $730,000 *3/D
1986 29 TOR AL 155 661 -9 5 2 7 -9 -3 -0.2 23 20 1.9 .498 .498 1.2 -0.1 12 $940,000 *3/D
1987 30 TOR AL 150 577 -7 -4 3 14 -8 -3 -0.2 20 17 1.6 .498 .498 0.3 0.6 3 $940,000 *3
1988 31 CLE AL 149 564 -3 -0 0 -4 -7 -15 -1.5 19 4 0.3 .489 .490 0.8 -1.1 9 $900,000 *3
10 Seasons 1264 4736 6 -3 11 26 -67 -26 -2.2 162 136 13.0 .498 .499 10.5 -4.1 110 $3,710,000
TOR (9 yrs) 1115 4172 9 -2 11 30 -60 -11 -0.7 143 132 12.6 .499 .500 9.8 -2.9 101 $2,810,000
CLE (1 yr) 149 564 -3 -0 0 -4 -7 -15 -1.5 19 4 0.3 .489 .490 0.8 -1.1 9 $900,000

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
1978 21 TOR AL 250 186 20 2.9 94 .272 .237 .262 .298 .328 .304 .386 .602 .714 70 .323 -9.0 -0.9 .481 .152 .067 1.6
1980 23 TOR AL 68 49 7 3.8 103 .261 .213 .275 .284 .338 .344 .408 .628 .746 68 .419 -2.9 -0.3 .583 .246 .131 1.0
1981 24 TOR AL 123 94 9 2.6 94 .165 .171 .263 .252 .328 .324 .382 .576 .711 62 .300 -6.2 -0.6 .521 .261 .153 2.7
1982 25 TOR AL 646 457 82 4.8 106 .285 .267 .274 .327 .340 .443 .418 .770 .758 102 .522 -0.1 -0.0 .698 .266 .176 11.6
1983 26 TOR AL 655 427 113 7.1 103 .325 .306 .272 .373 .335 .515 .411 .887 .746 136 .692 29.1 2.9 .880 .320 .209 14.6
1984 27 TOR AL 635 429 92 5.8 100 .298 .278 .268 .345 .332 .464 .405 .809 .736 119 .608 13.8 1.4 .780 .293 .186 13.1
1985 28 TOR AL 557 381 76 5.3 102 .294 .275 .266 .342 .332 .447 .413 .789 .745 111 .569 7.7 0.8 .732 .267 .172 10.4
1986 29 TOR AL 661 447 80 4.8 103 .281 .251 .265 .341 .333 .368 .413 .709 .747 91 .511 -5.6 -0.6 .704 .284 .117 12.9
1987 30 TOR AL 577 409 65 4.2 108 .262 .244 .267 .324 .336 .391 .429 .715 .765 87 .428 -9.9 -0.9 .642 .258 .146 12.0
1988 31 CLE AL 564 398 61 4.1 96 .262 .245 .262 .330 .327 .369 .394 .699 .721 95 .467 -2.8 -0.3 .637 .256 .124 11.5
10 Yrs 4736 3277 605 4.9 102 .283 .262 .268 .335 .333 .419 .410 .754 .743 103 .534 14.1 1.3 .704 .271 .157 102.6
162 Game Avg. 607 420 78 4.9 102 .283 .262 .268 .335 .333 .419 .410 .754 .743 103 .534 2 0 .704 .271 .157 13
TOR (9 yrs) 4172 2879 544 5.1 103 .286 .265 .268 .336 .334 .426 .412 .762 .746 104 .543 16.9 1.6 .713 .273 .161 90.6
CLE (1 yr) 564 398 61 4.1 96 .262 .245 .262 .330 .327 .369 .394 .699 .721 95 .467 -2.8 -0.3 .637 .256 .124 11.5

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
1985 28 TOR AL ALCS KCR L 7 28 26 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .231 .286 .308 .593 8 0 1 0 0 0
1 ALCS 7 28 26 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .231 .286 .308 .593 8 0 1 0 0 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
1978 21 TOR AL 250 0.4% 14.0% 8.4% 4.4% 21% 1.67 6.4 224.0 13.2 1.44 76%
1980 23 TOR AL 68 1.5% 20.6% 8.8% 7.4% 39% 2.33 4.4 61.0 12.2 0.55 68%
1981 24 TOR AL 123 3.3% 13.0% 8.9% 6.5% 42% 1.45 6.9 27.8 11.1 1.24 74%
1982 25 TOR AL 646 3.3% 14.1% 8.1% 8.2% 34% 1.75 6.4 27.6 7.7 1.20 73%
1983 26 TOR AL 655 4.1% 15.0% 9.3% 9.2% 34% 1.61 5.9 21.4 5.6 1.14 70%
1984 27 TOR AL 635 3.0% 13.5% 8.7% 9.3% 37% 1.56 6.6 29.9 6.8 0.94 74%
1985 28 TOR AL 557 2.7% 12.8% 8.6% 9.2% 37% 1.48 7.1 33.4 7.7 0.86 75%
1986 29 TOR AL 661 1.4% 13.2% 11.8% 6.5% 30% 1.12 6.6 63.7 9.6 0.94 73%
1987 30 TOR AL 577 2.6% 13.5% 10.1% 7.1% 33% 1.34 6.6 34.1 8.8 0.97 73%
1988 31 CLE AL 564 2.0% 11.7% 11.0% 6.4% 30% 1.06 7.5 44.8 9.9 0.64 0.78 74% 21% 8.0% 47%
10 Yrs 4736 2.6% 13.6% 9.5% 7.8% 33% 1.42 6.5 34.2 8.0 0.64 0.99 73% 21% 8.0% 47%
MLB Averages 2.1% 13.7% 8.5% 6.7% 29% 1.62 6.5 42.1 8.4 0.80 1.08 74% 20% 8.2% 41%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1978 21 TOR AL -9.0 -0.9 262 -0.6 4.6 -5.2 1.09 -0.9 0.4 -14.7 -1.5 0.96 -10.7 1.51 12
1980 23 TOR AL -2.9 -0.3 71 0.0 1.4 -1.4 1.21 0.2 -0.2 1.3 0.1 0.96 2.0 1.85 9
1981 24 TOR AL -6.2 -0.6 129 -0.0 2.2 -2.3 1.05 -0.6 0.5 -3.5 -0.4 0.89 -5.4 1.61 18
1982 25 TOR AL -0.1 -0.0 673 1.3 13.8 -12.5 1.10 1.3 -0.1 2.1 0.2 0.94 14.9 2
1983 26 TOR AL 29.1 2.9 683 1.9 13.2 -11.3 1.02 3.3 -1.4 28.1 2.7 0.95 34.8 1.50 4
1984 27 TOR AL 13.8 1.4 653 0.0 12.1 -12.0 1.09 1.1 -1.1 8.3 0.8 0.97 13.8 0
1985 28 TOR AL 7.7 0.8 580 0.7 10.5 -9.7 1.00 0.8 -0.1 10.1 1.0 0.95 7.9 0.64 3
1986 29 TOR AL -5.6 -0.6 704 0.2 12.3 -12.0 1.05 -0.2 0.5 2.9 0.3 0.93 -0.8 0.17 2
1987 30 TOR AL -9.9 -0.9 606 -0.1 9.3 -9.4 .98 -1.1 1.0 -6.2 -0.6 0.92 -9.9 1.73 7
1988 31 CLE AL -2.8 -0.3 595 -0.9 9.5 -10.4 1.02 -0.1 -0.7 -5.9 -0.6 0.95 -0.0 2.79 7
10 Yrs 14.1 1.3 4956 2.6 88.7 -86.2 1.04 3.8 -1.3 22.6 2.0 0.94 46.5 1.62 64

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
1978 21 TOR AL 3 0 26% 136 4 6 40% 4 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 2 38% 21 16 4 2 0 2 6 1 5
1980 23 TOR AL 4 0 38% 28 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 60% 8 3 4 1 0 1 1 0 1
1981 24 TOR AL 2 0 27% 70 2 1 67% 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 80% 5 1 4 0 0 0 5 1 4
1982 25 TOR AL 8 0 30% 225 8 8 50% 7 7 0 1 1 0 2 1 5 0 0 3 2 20 48% 27 17 10 7 4 3 22 8 14
1983 26 TOR AL 5 0 33% 252 10 7 59% 9 7 1 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 1 3 2 16 53% 38 20 17 10 3 7 18 7 11
1984 27 TOR AL 6 0 30% 261 10 4 71% 10 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 1 14 42% 47 34 13 9 5 4 15 2 13
1985 28 TOR AL 3 0 35% 207 8 8 50% 8 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 1 1 4 18 51% 31 18 13 12 4 7 16 2 10
1986 29 TOR AL 4 0 35% 256 23 5 82% 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 1 22 55% 34 19 15 12 5 7 25 8 17
1987 30 TOR AL 9 0 31% 203 10 11 48% 10 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 2 12 45% 21 13 8 4 3 1 13 5 8
1988 31 CLE AL 6 0 27% 198 12 9 57% 12 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 22 52% 26 15 11 6 5 1 14 2 12
10 Yrs 50 0 31% 1836 88 59 60% 86 55 1 3 1 1 9 2 38 0 10 11 17 131 50% 258 156 99 63 29 33 135 36 95

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
1978 21 TOR AL 250 80% 53 12 1 0 0 1.51 1 0 7 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 67% 45 4 9% 28 11 39% 145 17 12% 18 8 44% 12 7 58% 0
1980 23 TOR AL 68 88% 13 9 2 0 0 1.85 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 100% 17 0 0% 9 3 33% 46 6 13% 5 1 20% 5 3 60% 0
1981 24 TOR AL 123 87% 19 18 4 1 2 1.61 4 0 1 4 0 1 3 0 1 0 0% 20 1 5% 9 0 0% 65 6 9% 4 1 25% 1 0 0% 0
1982 25 TOR AL 646 56% 155 2 0 0 0 21 0 13 15 6 11 10 1 11 10 91% 109 11 10% 50 21 42% 384 56 15% 27 15 56% 19 9 47% 0
1983 26 TOR AL 655 64% 177 4 1 0 1 1.50 27 1 15 20 7 16 11 1 4 3 75% 128 8 6% 70 23 33% 435 78 18% 47 26 55% 44 29 66% 0
1984 27 TOR AL 635 66% 158 0 0 0 0 19 0 8 15 4 6 13 0 3 3 100% 102 8 8% 59 18 31% 424 67 16% 47 23 49% 18 11 61% 0
1985 28 TOR AL 557 67% 138 3 0 0 0 0.64 15 0 9 10 5 6 9 0 1 1 100% 100 6 6% 42 11 26% 344 54 16% 25 14 56% 18 7 39% 0
1986 29 TOR AL 661 69% 144 2 0 0 0 0.17 9 0 12 5 4 3 6 0 4 4 100% 123 5 4% 54 20 37% 386 52 13% 35 19 54% 22 13 59% 0
1987 30 TOR AL 577 71% 125 7 2 0 1 1.73 15 1 12 13 2 7 8 0 3 3 100% 100 7 7% 44 15 34% 342 47 14% 25 10 40% 20 15 75% 0
1988 31 CLE AL 564 85% 121 7 0 7 2 0 1 2.79 11 0 10 11 0 3 8 0 4 3 75% 106 10 9% 63 23 37% 341 41 12% 20 9 45% 24 15 63% 0
10 Yrs 4736 70% 1103 7 0 64 12 1 5 1.62 123 2 89 95 28 53 70 2 35 30 86% 850 60 7% 428 145 34% 2912 424 15% 253 126 50% 183 109 60% 0
MLB Averages 58% 79% 11% 35% 15% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
1988 31 CLE AL 552 2067 3.74 1170 57.0% 26.8% 10.4% 26.5% 36.3% 73.2% 1.5% 41.7% 85.8% 23.7% 9.4% 52 0 21.4% 118 48 14.3% 79 41 13 50 20.6% 12 2 0
1 Yr 552 2067 3.74 1170 57.0% 26.8% 10.4% 26.5% 36.3% 73.2% 1.5% 41.7% 85.8% 23.7% 9.4% 52 0 21.4% 118 48 14.3% 79 41 13 50 20.6% 12 2 0
MLB Averages 3.58 62.8% 24.4% 14.3% 27.0% 34.3% 75.6% 2.2% 47.4% 81.0% 32.6% 5.5% 15.5% 8.4% 26.3%

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
1978 21 95 250 224 26 53 8 2 1 17 4 6 21 35 .237 .298 .304 .602 70 68 4 0 2 3 0
1979 22 95 250 224 26 53 8 2 1 17 4 6 21 35 .237 .298 .304 .602 70 68 4 0 2 3 0
1980 23 129 318 285 36 66 11 3 2 22 5 6 27 49 .232 .295 .312 .608 69 89 4 0 3 3 1
1981 24 190 441 396 51 85 14 4 6 32 7 7 38 65 .215 .283 .316 .599 67 125 5 1 3 3 1
1982 25 350 1087 976 128 240 39 11 27 107 15 15 90 156 .246 .309 .391 .701 89 382 16 2 13 6 9
1983 26 510 1742 1555 227 417 65 18 54 211 25 22 151 254 .268 .333 .437 .770 107 680 24 7 16 13 17
1984 27 662 2377 2124 306 575 96 27 73 295 35 26 206 340 .271 .336 .444 .781 110 944 32 12 19 16 31
1985 28 810 2934 2625 385 713 127 32 88 360 43 34 254 411 .272 .337 .445 .782 110 1168 38 16 20 19 38
1986 29 965 3595 3198 470 857 155 38 97 420 66 39 332 498 .268 .338 .431 .769 107 1379 43 18 24 23 42
1987 30 1115 4172 3710 538 982 177 42 112 478 76 50 390 576 .265 .336 .426 .762 104 1579 50 21 27 24 46
1988 31 1264 4736 4203 596 1103 199 45 123 528 88 59 452 642 .262 .335 .419 .754 103 1761 60 23 30 28 50

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
1978 21 95 256 228 29 57 9 2 1 19 4 23 35 .250 .315 .320 .635 23 95
1980 23 34 68 61 10 13 3 1 1 5 1 6 14 .213 .284 .344 .628 6 34
1981 24 92 190 170 26 31 5 2 7 17 3 18 24 .182 .268 .359 .627 15 61
1982 25 160 641 576 74 151 24 7 20 72 8 51 91 .262 .322 .432 .754 81 160
1983 26 160 654 578 98 176 26 7 27 103 10 61 98 .304 .372 .514 .886 110 160
1984 27 152 638 571 81 160 31 9 19 86 10 56 86 .280 .348 .466 .814 92 152
1985 28 148 556 500 78 137 31 5 15 64 8 48 71 .274 .341 .446 .787 75 148
1986 29 155 659 572 84 143 28 6 9 59 23 77 87 .250 .339 .367 .706 71 155
1987 30 150 571 508 65 121 21 4 15 55 10 56 78 .238 .317 .384 .701 61 150
1988 31 149 572 498 62 126 23 3 11 53 12 65 66 .253 .339 .378 .717 64 149
10 Yrs 1295 4805 4262 607 1115 201 46 125 533 89 461 650 .262 .335 .418 .753 598 1264
162 Game Avg. 162 601 533 76 139 25 6 16 67 11 58 81 .262 .335 .418 .753 75 1264



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1983 AL (11, 10%)
1984 AL (16, 2%)
0.12 Career Shares (883rd)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1985 Apr 28th AL Player of the Week

Slugging % s c a p y
1983 AL  .515 (6th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1983 AL  .887 (6th)

Games Played s c a p y
1982 AL  160 (6th)
1983 AL  160 (6th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1983 AL  99 (8th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1983 AL  298 (6th)

Triples s c a p y
1983 AL  7 (9th)
1984 AL  9 (5th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1983 AL  27 (9th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1983 AL  104 (8th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1983 AL  113 (6th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1983 AL  29 (10th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1983 AL  2.9 (10th)

Times On Base s c a p y
1983 AL  243 (8th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1983 AL  .693 (6th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1982 AL  8 (10th)
1984 AL  14 (4th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
1987 AL  11 (9th)

SB % s c a p y
1986 AL  82.14 (6th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
1983 AL  14.6 (9th)
1984 AL  13.1 (8th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1983 AL  3.3 (7th)


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 (·)

Gray InkBatting - 18 (1100), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 6 (1536), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 9 (1722), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (152nd), 13.0 career WAR/14.8 7yr-peak WAR/13.9 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.4 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 JAWS

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