Dickie Thon

Dickie Thon

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Seemed destined for greatness as one of the brillaint young shortstops of the 1980s until he was struck in the face by a pitch.

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Houston Astros

playing career

1979—1993

nickname

Born

June 20, 1958, in South Bend, IN

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 160

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Dickie Thon
Average HOF SS
Hitting
50
Power
50
Running
60
Fielding
60
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
double Play Partner
UNIFORM NUMBER
#10
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
5-22-1979
FINAL GAME
10-3-1993
CAREER AGE
21-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

23.9

career value

WAR7

22.0

long peak

WAR5C

15.6

prime

WAR3

15.7

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

144.1

career value

WIN shares 7

113.2

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

69.2

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

#91

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1979—1993

All-Time

#699

POsition Players
#57
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#94
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#95
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.264
Batting Average
.317
On-Base Percentage
.374
Slugging Percentage
8
home runs per season
20
Stolen Bases per season