Dave Bancroft

Dave Bancroft

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
When the Hall of Famer made a great play at shortstop he would yell “Beauty!”

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Philadelphia Phillies

playing career

1915—1930

nickname

Beauty

Born

April 20, 1891, in Sioux City, IA

died

October 9, 1972, in Superior, WI, USA

bats / throws

Both / Right

height / weight

5-9 / 160

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Dave Bancroft
Average HOF SS
Hitting
50
Power
40
Running
50
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
Replaced
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-14-1915
FINAL GAME
5-31-1930
CAREER AGE
24-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1921-22
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

49.1

career value

WAR7

37.2

long peak

WAR5C

25.2

prime

WAR3

20.1

short peak
Average HOF SS

65.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF SS

42.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

29.8

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

21.3

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

270.9

career value

WIN shares 7

170.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

111.2

prime

Win SHares 3

83.6

short peak
Average HOF SS

327.4

Career Win Shares
Average HOF SS

189.4

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

133.0

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

92.3

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#24

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#1

1915—1930

All-Time

#224

POsition Players
#28
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#23
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#24
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.279
Batting Average
.355
On-Base Percentage
.358
Slugging Percentage
3
home runs per season
12
Stolen Bases per season