George Watkins

Regular

primary position

Right Field

primary team

St. Louis Cardinals

playing career

1930—1936

nickname

Born

June 4, 1900, in Freestone County, TX

died

June 1, 1970, in Austin, TX, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 175
Average HOF RF
Watkins holds the National league record for highest batting average by a rookie (.373 in 1930). Jackson holds the major league mark, having hit .408 in 1911 as a rookie.
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-15-1930
FINAL GAME
9-27-1936
CAREER AGE
30-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

9.0

career value

WAR7

NA

long peak

WAR5C

NA

prime

WAR3

NA

short peak
Average HOF RF

73.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF RF

43.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF RF

30.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF RF

21.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

NA

career value

WIN shares 7

NA

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

NA

short peak
Average HOF RF

389.8

Career Win Shares
Average HOF RF

205.2

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF RF

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF RF

96.9

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Right Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1930—1936

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES POSITION
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BILL JAMES TOP 100
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HALL OF STATS POSITION
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JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
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JAWS POSITION
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JAWS TOP 100
.288
Batting Average
.347
On-Base Percentage
.443
Slugging Percentage
13
home runs per season
11
Stolen Bases per season