Cecil Cooper

Cecil Cooper

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Copied Rod Carew’s batting stance; led league in RBI twice for Brew Crew.

primary position

First Base

primary team

Milwaukee Brewers

playing career

1971—1987

nickname

Coop

Born

December 20, 1949, in Brenham, TX

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-2 / 165
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
50
Fielding
50
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
Idol
UNIFORM NUMBER
#15
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-8-1971
FINAL GAME
7-12-1987
CAREER AGE
21-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

36.0

career value

WAR7

30.0

long peak

WAR5C

24.4

prime

WAR3

16.6

short peak
Average HOF 1B

66.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 1B

42.5

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

20.9

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

240.7

career value

WIN shares 7

162.8

long peak

Win SHares 5C

127.3

prime

Win SHares 3

81.2

short peak
Average HOF 1B

348.1

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 1B

202.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

97.0

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#43

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#6

1971—1987

All-Time

#306

POsition Players
#28
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#51
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#53
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.298
Batting Average
.337
On-Base Percentage
.466
Slugging Percentage
21
home runs per season
8
Stolen Bases per season