Eddie Yost

Eddie Yost

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
The Walking Man averaged more than 120 walks per season. Stayed mostly hidden from stardom while toiling in Washington.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

Washington Senators

playing career

1944—1962

nickname

The Walking Man

Born

October 13, 1926, in Brooklyn, NY

died

October 16, 2012, in Weston, MA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 170

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Average HOF 3B
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
30
Fielding
40
Throwing
30
*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
Mistaken for
UNIFORM NUMBER
#1
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
8-16-1944
FINAL GAME
7-28-1962
CAREER AGE
17-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

35.0

career value

WAR7

28.3

long peak

WAR5C

19.5

prime

WAR3

14.9

short peak
Average HOF 3B

69.0

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 3B

43.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

31.0

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

21.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

267.2

career value

WIN shares 7

169.2

long peak

Win SHares 5C

121.5

prime

Win SHares 3

78.5

short peak
Average HOF 3B

347.8

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 3B

200.2

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

95.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#55

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1944—1962

All-Time

#429

POsition Players
#24
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#59
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#49
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.254
Batting Average
.394
On-Base Percentage
.371
Slugging Percentage
11
home runs per season
6
Stolen Bases per season