Augie Galan

Augie Galan

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
August John Galan was born in May, so go figure. He played primarily for the Cubs and Dodgers, and appeared in three World Series and was named to three All-Star teams.

primary position

Left Field

primary team

Chicago Cubs

playing career

1934—1949

nickname

Born

May 23, 1912, in Berkeley, CA

died

December 28, 1993, in Fairfield, CA, USA

bats / throws

Both / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 175

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Augie Galan
Average HOF LF
Hitting
60
Power
40
Running
60
Fielding
50
Throwing
50
*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
Replaced
UNIFORM NUMBER
#24
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-29-1934
FINAL GAME
9-16-1949
CAREER AGE
22-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

44.7

career value

WAR7

35.2

long peak

WAR5C

23.9

prime

WAR3

18.7

short peak
Average HOF LF

67.4

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF LF

41.9

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

21.5

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

264.0

career value

WIN shares 7

186.8

long peak

Win SHares 5C

127.7

prime

Win SHares 3

94.8

short peak
Average HOF LF

368.7

Career Win Shares
Average HOF LF

208.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

146.6

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

101.2

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#36

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#5

1934—1949

All-Time

#263

POsition Players
#42
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#37
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#36
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.287
Batting Average
.390
On-Base Percentage
.419
Slugging Percentage
9
home runs per season
11
Stolen Bases per season