Curt Flood

Curt Flood

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Fleet center fielder who challenged baseball’s reserve clause and sacrificed his career to spark a labor movement in the sport.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

St. Louis Cardinals

playing career

1956—1971

nickname

Born

January 18, 1938, in Houston, TX

died

January 20, 1997, in Los Angeles, CA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-9 / 165

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Average HOF CF
Hitting
60
Power
40
Running
60
Fielding
70
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
Boyhood friend
UNIFORM NUMBER
#21
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-9-1956
FINAL GAME
4-25-1971
CAREER AGE
18-33
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1964, 1967
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

41.9

career value

WAR7

32.8

long peak

WAR5C

23.3

prime

WAR3

15.8

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

223.8

career value

WIN shares 7

168.4

long peak

Win SHares 5C

119.9

prime

Win SHares 3

78.7

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#34

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#5

1956—1971

All-Time

#232

POsition Players
#37
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#52
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#44
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.293
Batting Average
.342
On-Base Percentage
.389
Slugging Percentage
8
home runs per season
8
Stolen Bases per season