Buddy Lewis

Buddy Lewis

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Came to Senators as John Lewis in 1930s, made friends with second baseman Buddy Myer, and became Buddy Lewis after that. One of only six players to collect 1,000 hits before their 25th birthday. The others are Ty Cobb, Mel Ott, Al Kaline, Freddie Lindstrom, and Robin Yount.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

Washington Senators

playing career

1935—1949

nickname

Born

August 10, 1916, in Gaston County, NC

died

February 18, 2011, in Gastonia, NC, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 175
Average HOF 3B
Hitting
50
Power
50
Running
50
Fielding
30
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
Protege
UNIFORM NUMBER
#2
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-16-1935
FINAL GAME
9-30-1949
CAREER AGE
18-32
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

28.3

career value

WAR7

24.6

long peak

WAR5C

21.5

prime

WAR3

12.9

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

176.2

career value

WIN shares 7

144.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

105.6

prime

Win SHares 3

67.2

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

#53

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#5

1935—1949

All-Time

#420

POsition Players
#40
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#74
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#75
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.297
Batting Average
.368
On-Base Percentage
.420
Slugging Percentage
9
home runs per season
10
Stolen Bases per season