Chris Chambliss

Chris Chambliss

Regular
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Swatted the homer that won the 1976 pennant for the Yankees, first for franchise in twelve years.

primary position

First Base

primary team

New York Yankees

playing career

1971—1988

nickname

Born

December 26, 1948, in Dayton, OH

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 195

About Our Files

What makes THE BASEBALL FILES unique? We have more than 2,500 player files digitized and available for viewing.

Chris Chambliss
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
40
Fielding
50
Throwing
50
*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
Longtime teammates
UNIFORM NUMBER
#10
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
5-28-1971
FINAL GAME
5-8-1988
CAREER AGE
22-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1977-78
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

27.4

career value

WAR7

20.4

long peak

WAR5C

14.7

prime

WAR3

10.5

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

220.7

career value

WIN shares 7

128.1

long peak

Win SHares 5C

92.9

prime

Win SHares 3

60.3

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

#98

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#12

1971—1988

All-Time

#706

POsition Players
#67
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#116
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#96
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.279
Batting Average
.334
On-Base Percentage
.415
Slugging Percentage
14
home runs per season
3
Stolen Bases per season