Bobby Avila

Bobby Avila

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Mexican-born batting champion who mplayed second base for Cleveland when they won 111 games in 1954.

primary position

Second Base

primary team

Cleveland Indians

playing career

1949—1959

nickname

Born

April 2, 1924, in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico

died

October 26, 2004, in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 175

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Bobby Avila
Average HOF 2B
Hitting
60
Power
40
Running
50
Fielding
60
Throwing
50
*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
Beat him for the batting title
UNIFORM NUMBER
#1
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-30-1949
FINAL GAME
9-29-1959
CAREER AGE
25-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

28.4

career value

WAR7

25.9

long peak

WAR5C

23.4

prime

WAR3

16.5

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

177.1

career value

WIN shares 7

152.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

124.5

prime

Win SHares 3

81.9

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

#37

Second Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#5

1949—1959

All-Time

#323

POsition Players
#36
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#65
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#61
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.281
Batting Average
.359
On-Base Percentage
.388
Slugging Percentage
10
home runs per season
10
Stolen Bases per season