Edd Roush

Edd Roush

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Cantankerous fella who played center field mostly for the Reds; won a pair of batting titles; had friendly rivalry with Zack Wheat.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Cincinnati Reds

playing career

1913—1931

nickname

Born

May 8, 1893, in Oakland City, IN

died

March 21, 1988, in Bradenton, FL, USA

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

5-11 / 170
Average HOF CF
Hitting
70
Power
60
Running
60
Fielding
40
Throwing
40
*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
Traded For
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
8-20-1913
FINAL GAME
9-27-1931
CAREER AGE
20-38
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1919
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

45.1

career value

WAR7

31.7

long peak

WAR5C

24.2

prime

WAR3

16.1

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

316.2

career value

WIN shares 7

191.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

135.8

prime

Win SHares 3

94.6

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

#46

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#4

1913—1931

All-Time

#311

POsition Players
#15
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#34
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#40
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.323
Batting Average
.369
On-Base Percentage
.446
Slugging Percentage
6
home runs per season
22
Stolen Bases per season