Charlie Gehringer

Charlie Gehringer

Elite
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
He was so consistent and great that they called him “The Mechanical Man.”

primary position

Second Base

primary team

Detroit Tigers

playing career

1924—1942

nickname

The Mechanical Man

Born

May 11, 1903, in Fowlerville, MI

died

January 21, 1993, in Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 180
Average HOF 2B
Hitting
70
Power
60
Running
50
Fielding
60
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
Famous teammates
UNIFORM NUMBER
#2
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-22-1924
FINAL GAME
9-27-1942
CAREER AGE
21-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1935
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

83.8

career value

WAR7

50.6

long peak

WAR5C

40.1

prime

WAR3

24.9

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

381.4

career value

WIN shares 7

215.4

long peak

Win SHares 5C

170.2

prime

Win SHares 3

102.3

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

#5

Second Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#1

1924—1942

All-Time

#35

POsition Players
#9
BILL JAMES POSITION
#59
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#5
HALL OF STATS POSITION
#59
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#5
JAWS POSITION
#34
JAWS TOP 100
.320
Batting Average
.404
On-Base Percentage
.480
Slugging Percentage
13
home runs per season
13
Stolen Bases per season