Del Crandall

Del Crandall

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Great handler of pitchers, strong-armed catcher for Braves who won title in 1957, pennant in 1958.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Boston Braves

playing career

1949—1966

nickname

Born

March 5, 1930, in Ontario, CA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 180
Average HOF C
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
40
Fielding
60
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
Battery mate
UNIFORM NUMBER
#1
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
6-17-1949
FINAL GAME
9-25-1966
CAREER AGE
19-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1957
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

28.2

career value

WAR7

24.6

long peak

WAR5C

17.3

prime

WAR3

13.6

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

182.5

career value

WIN shares 7

131.1

long peak

Win SHares 5C

93.8

prime

Win SHares 3

66.4

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#33

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#5

1949—1966

All-Time

#540

POsition Players
#30
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#47
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#38
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.254
Batting Average
.312
On-Base Percentage
.404
Slugging Percentage
18
home runs per season
3
Stolen Bases per season