Benny Kauff

Benny Kauff

Superstar
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Greatest player in brief history of the Federal League.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

New York Giants

playing career

1912—1920

nickname

Born

January 5, 1890, in Pomeroy, OH

died

November 17, 1961, in Columbus, OH, USA

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

5-8 / 157
Average HOF CF
Hitting
70
Power
40
Running
70
Fielding
50
Throwing
30
*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
Compared to
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-20-1912
FINAL GAME
7-2-1920
CAREER AGE
22-30
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

29.0

career value

WAR7

29.1

long peak

WAR5C

25.1

prime

WAR3

19.3

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

175.2

career value

WIN shares 7

174.8

long peak

Win SHares 5C

143.8

prime

Win SHares 3

102.6

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

#75

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#4

1912—1920

All-Time

#457

POsition Players
#94
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#62
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#77
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.311
Batting Average
.389
On-Base Percentage
.450
Slugging Percentage
9
home runs per season
44
Stolen Bases per season