Bob O'Farrell

Bob O'Farrell

Regular

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Chicago Cubs

playing career

1915—1935

nickname

Born

October 19, 1896, in Waukegan, IL

died

February 20, 1988, in Waukegan, IL, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-9 / 180

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Bob O'Farrell
Average HOF C
Hitting
30
Power
30
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
Boyhood Idol
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-5-1915
FINAL GAME
9-23-1935
CAREER AGE
18-38
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

21.3

career value

WAR7

17.1

long peak

WAR5C

16.2

prime

WAR3

12.4

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

157.2

career value

WIN shares 7

110.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

89.1

prime

Win SHares 3

73.4

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

#71

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#7

1915—1935

All-Time

#876

POsition Players
#46
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#70
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#74
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.273
Batting Average
.360
On-Base Percentage
.388
Slugging Percentage
6
home runs per season
4
Stolen Bases per season