Buddy Bell

Buddy Bell

Superstar
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Son of Gus Bell, and a fine defensive third baseman who had misfortune of playing on bad teams.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

Texas Rangers

playing career

1972—1989

nickname

Born

August 27, 1951, in Pittsburgh, PA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 180

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Average HOF 3B
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
40
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
Traded for
UNIFORM NUMBER
#25
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-15-1972
FINAL GAME
6-17-1989
CAREER AGE
20-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

66.3

career value

WAR7

40.3

long peak

WAR5C

33.1

prime

WAR3

19.5

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

301.7

career value

WIN shares 7

158.5

long peak

Win SHares 5C

98.3

prime

Win SHares 3

73.9

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

#12

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1972—1989

All-Time

#70

POsition Players
#19
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#11
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#15
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.279
Batting Average
.341
On-Base Percentage
.406
Slugging Percentage
14
home runs per season
4
Stolen Bases per season