Butch Wynegar

Butch Wynegar

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Looked like a Hall of Famer until he left Minnesota for The Big Apple.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Minnesota Twins

playing career

1976—1988

nickname

Born

March 14, 1956, in York, PA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Both / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 190
Average HOF C
Hitting
50
Power
50
Running
40
Fielding
60
Throwing
40
*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
Hit his forst home run against
UNIFORM NUMBER
#16
BATTING ORDER
6
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-9-1976
FINAL GAME
5-24-1988
CAREER AGE
20-32
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

26.5

career value

WAR7

22.8

long peak

WAR5C

15.4

prime

WAR3

11.8

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

143.7

career value

WIN shares 7

114.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

56.7

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

#49

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1976—1988

All-Time

#685

POsition Players
#65
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#53
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#47
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.255
Batting Average
.348
On-Base Percentage
.347
Slugging Percentage
8
home runs per season
1
Stolen Bases per season