Bob Horner

Bob Horner

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Phenomenal hitter who could have been the greatest slugger ever, but injuries ended his career after a few years of hitting homers.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

Atlanta Braves

playing career

1978—1988

nickname

Born

August 6, 1957, in Junction City, KS

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 195
Average HOF 3B
Hitting
60
Power
70
Running
40
Fielding
30
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
Selected one pick after Horner in MLB Amateur Draft
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
6-16-1978
FINAL GAME
6-18-1988
CAREER AGE
20-30
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

21.9

career value

WAR7

18.9

long peak

WAR5C

15.1

prime

WAR3

10.5

short peak
Average HOF 3B

69.0

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 3B

43.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

31.0

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

21.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

141.6

career value

WIN shares 7

122.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

59.6

short peak
Average HOF 3B

347.8

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 3B

200.2

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

95.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#95

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#15

1978—1988

All-Time

#750

POsition Players
#82
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#111
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.277
Batting Average
.340
On-Base Percentage
.499
Slugging Percentage
35
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season