Cy Seymour

Cy Seymour

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Seymour is the only player apart from Babe Ruth to finish his career with at least 50 home runs and 50 pitching wins. He started as a hurler, and finished as a heavy-hitting center fielder, and in 1905 for Cincinnati he led the league in batting and RBI.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

New York Giants

playing career

1896—1913

nickname

Born

December 9, 1872, in Albany, NY

died

September 20, 1919, in New York, NY, USA

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-0 / 200
Average HOF CF
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
60
Fielding
40
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
Only other player with at least 50 homers and 50 wins
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-22-1896
FINAL GAME
7-17-1913
CAREER AGE
23-40
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

31.8

career value

WAR7

28.4

long peak

WAR5C

24.1

prime

WAR3

16.6

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

270.7

career value

WIN shares 7

182.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

128.2

prime

Win SHares 3

92.2

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

#74

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1896—1913

All-Time

#455

POsition Players
#31
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#49
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#71
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.306
Batting Average
.353
On-Base Percentage
.412
Slugging Percentage
5
home runs per season
26
Stolen Bases per season