Billy Herman

Billy Herman

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Ten-time All-Star second baseman for Cubs and Dodgers. Volunteered at the age of 33 to enter World War II.

primary position

Second Base

primary team

Chicago Cubs

playing career

1931—1947

nickname

Born

July 7, 1909, in New Albany, IN

died

September 5, 1992, in West Palm Beach, FL, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 180

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Billy Herman
Average HOF 2B
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
50
Fielding
60
Throwing
60
*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
double Play Partner
UNIFORM NUMBER
#2
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
8-29-1931
FINAL GAME
8-1-1947
CAREER AGE
21-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

56.0

career value

WAR7

35.3

long peak

WAR5C

28.6

prime

WAR3

20.2

short peak
Average HOF 2B

69.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 2B

44.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 2B

32.2

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 2B

22.1

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

297.0

career value

WIN shares 7

185.9

long peak

Win SHares 5C

135.9

prime

Win SHares 3

90.2

short peak
Average HOF 2B

352.5

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 2B

203.1

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 2B

143.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 2B

97.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#21

Second Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#2

1931—1947

All-Time

#146

POsition Players
#14
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#18
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#20
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.304
Batting Average
.367
On-Base Percentage
.407
Slugging Percentage
4
home runs per season
6
Stolen Bases per season