Germany Smith

Germany Smith

Star

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Brooklyn Grays

playing career

1884—1898

nickname

Born

April 20, 1859, in Pittsburg, PA

died

December 1, 1927, in Altoona, PA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 175
Average HOF SS
Hitting
30
Power
40
Running
30
Fielding
80
Throwing
70
*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
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-17-1884
FINAL GAME
10-9-1898
CAREER AGE
25-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

21.6

career value

WAR7

16.5

long peak

WAR5C

10.4

prime

WAR3

10.0

short peak
Average HOF SS

65.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF SS

42.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

29.8

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

21.3

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

171.7

career value

WIN shares 7

NA

long peak

Win SHares 5C

62.6

prime

Win SHares 3

NA

short peak
Average HOF SS

327.4

Career Win Shares
Average HOF SS

189.4

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

133.0

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

92.3

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1884—1898

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
#113
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#115
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.243
Batting Average
.289
On-Base Percentage
.332
Slugging Percentage
4
home runs per season
0
Stolen Bases per season