Arky Vaughan

Arky Vaughan

Elite
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
That shortstop in the National League who was greater than most people realize.

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Pittsburgh Pirates

playing career

1932—1948

nickname

Born

March 9, 1912, in Clifty, AR

died

August 30, 1952, in Eagleville, CA, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 175

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Arky Vaughan
Average HOF SS
Hitting
70
Power
60
Running
60
Fielding
70
Throwing
70
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Rival
UNIFORM NUMBER
#21
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-17-1932
FINAL GAME
9-22-1948
CAREER AGE
20-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

78.0

career value

WAR7

50.7

long peak

WAR5C

35.8

prime

WAR3

25.5

short peak
Average HOF SS

65.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF SS

42.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

29.8

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

21.3

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

358.2

career value

WIN shares 7

237.5

long peak

Win SHares 5C

169.4

prime

Win SHares 3

111.1

short peak
Average HOF SS

327.4

Career Win Shares
Average HOF SS

189.4

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

133.0

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

92.3

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#6

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1932—1948

All-Time

#48

POsition Players
#2
BILL JAMES POSITION
#39
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#5
HALL OF STATS POSITION
#39
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#4
JAWS POSITION
#39
JAWS TOP 100
.318
Batting Average
.406
On-Base Percentage
.453
Slugging Percentage
9
home runs per season
11
Stolen Bases per season