Ernie Whitt

Ernie Whitt

Regular

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Toronto Blue Jays

playing career

1976—1991

nickname

Born

June 13, 1952, in Detroit, MI

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-2 / 200

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Ernie Whitt
Average HOF C
Hitting
40
Power
50
Running
20
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
Pinch-hit for Fisk in his first big league at-bat
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
7
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-12-1976
FINAL GAME
7-3-1991
CAREER AGE
24-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

18.3

career value

WAR7

18.3

long peak

WAR5C

13.1

prime

WAR3

8.9

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

128.2

career value

WIN shares 7

103.8

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

47.7

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

#80

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1976—1991

All-Time

#943

POsition Players
#72
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#89
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#81
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.249
Batting Average
.324
On-Base Percentage
.410
Slugging Percentage
16
home runs per season
3
Stolen Bases per season