Gene Woodling

Gene Woodling

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Known as “Rock,” he played left field with outfield mates Mantle and Bauer for Yankees.

primary position

Left Field

primary team

New York Yankees

playing career

1943—1962

nickname

Rock

Born

August 16, 1922, in Akron, OH

died

June 2, 2001, in Barberton, OH, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-9 / 195

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Gene Woodling
Average HOF LF
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
40
Fielding
60
Throwing
50
*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
Served with him in World War II
UNIFORM NUMBER
#14
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-23-1943
FINAL GAME
9-16-1962
CAREER AGE
20-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1949-53
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

33.2

career value

WAR7

24.7

long peak

WAR5C

14.3

prime

WAR3

12.6

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

229.4

career value

WIN shares 7

144.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

97.0

prime

Win SHares 3

69.2

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

#65

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1943—1962

All-Time

#515

POsition Players
#57
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#61
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#60
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.284
Batting Average
.386
On-Base Percentage
.431
Slugging Percentage
13
home runs per season
3
Stolen Bases per season