Gene Richards

Gene Richards

Regular

primary position

Left Field

primary team

San Diego Padres

playing career

1977—1984

nickname

Born

September 29, 1953, in Monticello, SC

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-0 / 175
Average HOF LF
Hitting
20
Power
20
Running
70
Fielding
50
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
Holds the record for most stolen bases by a player from South Carolina. Richards ranks sixth.
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-6-1977
FINAL GAME
9-30-1984
CAREER AGE
23-30
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

18.6

career value

WAR7

18.8

long peak

WAR5C

16.7

prime

WAR3

10.5

short peak
Average HOF LF

67.4

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF LF

41.9

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

21.5

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

119.1

career value

WIN shares 7

117.2

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

65.1

short peak
Average HOF LF

368.7

Career Win Shares
Average HOF LF

208.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

146.6

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

101.2

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1977—1984

All-Time

#800

POsition Players
#110
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
UNRANKED
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.290
Batting Average
.357
On-Base Percentage
.383
Slugging Percentage
4
home runs per season
39
Stolen Bases per season