Barney McCosky

Barney McCosky

Regular

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Detroit Tigers

playing career

1939—1953

nickname

Born

April 11, 1917, in Coal Run, PA

died

September 6, 1996, in Venice, FL, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 184
Average HOF CF
Hitting
50
Power
30
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
Boyhood hero
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-18-1939
FINAL GAME
7-8-1953
CAREER AGE
22-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

21.2

career value

WAR7

21.5

long peak

WAR5C

16.4

prime

WAR3

10.9

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

148.1

career value

WIN shares 7

142.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

69.1

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#96

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#11

1939—1953

All-Time

#588

POsition Players
#70
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#115
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.312
Batting Average
.386
On-Base Percentage
.414
Slugging Percentage
3
home runs per season
8
Stolen Bases per season