Bill Skowron

Bill Skowron

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
First baseman for Yankees as their dynasty had its final gasp in 1960s.

primary position

First Base

primary team

New York Yankees

playing career

1954—1967

nickname

Moose

Born

December 18, 1930, in Chicago, IL

died

April 27, 2012, in Arlington Heights, IL, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 195
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
40
Power
60
Running
40
Fielding
40
Throwing
40
*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
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UNIFORM NUMBER
#14
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-13-1954
FINAL GAME
10-1-1967
CAREER AGE
23-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1956, 1958, 1961-63
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

26.9

career value

WAR7

20.6

long peak

WAR5C

15.6

prime

WAR3

12.0

short peak
Average HOF 1B

66.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 1B

42.5

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

20.9

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

182.9

career value

WIN shares 7

125.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

61.5

short peak
Average HOF 1B

348.1

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 1B

202.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

97.0

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#95

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#8

1954—1967

All-Time

#696

POsition Players
#75
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#91
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#97
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.282
Batting Average
.332
On-Base Percentage
.459
Slugging Percentage
21
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season