Charlie Keller

Charlie Keller

Superstar
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Known as “King Kong,” a big-muscled slugger who played in the outfield for the Yankees with Joe DiMaggio.

primary position

Left Field

primary team

New York Yankees

playing career

1939—1952

nickname

King Kong

Born

September 12, 1916, in Middletown, MD

died

May 23, 1990, in Frederick, MD, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 185

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Charlie Keller
Average HOF LF
Hitting
60
Power
70
Running
40
Fielding
30
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
Outfield partner
UNIFORM NUMBER
#9
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-22-1939
FINAL GAME
9-14-1952
CAREER AGE
22-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1939, 1941, 1943, 1947, 1949
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

43.5

career value

WAR7

38.8

long peak

WAR5C

32.7

prime

WAR3

20.3

short peak
Average HOF LF

67.4

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF LF

41.9

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

21.5

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

216.8

career value

WIN shares 7

189.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

147.7

prime

Win SHares 3

102.2

short peak
Average HOF LF

368.7

Career Win Shares
Average HOF LF

208.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

146.6

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

101.2

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#13

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1939—1952

All-Time

#109

POsition Players
#18
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#28
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#31
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.286
Batting Average
.410
On-Base Percentage
.518
Slugging Percentage
26
home runs per season
6
Stolen Bases per season