Bill Bergen

Journeyman

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Brooklyn Superbas

playing career

1901—1911

nickname

Born

June 13, 1878, in North Brookfield, MA

died

December 19, 1943, in Worcester, MA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 184

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Bill Bergen
Average HOF C
Hitting
20
Power
20
Running
30
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
Older brother, a catcher, who killed his wife and two children, then took his own life at the age of 28.
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
5-6-1901
FINAL GAME
9-20-1911
CAREER AGE
23-33
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

-13.5

career value

WAR7

-6.2

long peak

WAR5C

-2.0

prime

WAR3

-1.9

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

52.0

career value

WIN shares 7

41.1

long peak

Win SHares 5C

27.8

prime

Win SHares 3

20.5

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1901—1911

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
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JAWS POSITION
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JAWS TOP 100
.170
Batting Average
.194
On-Base Percentage
.201
Slugging Percentage
0
home runs per season
4
Stolen Bases per season