Hank Gowdy

Hank Gowdy

Regular
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Emerged as unlikely star in 1914 World Series to help MIracle Braves upset favored Athletics.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Boston Braves

playing career

1910—1930

nickname

Born

August 24, 1889, in Columbus, OH

died

August 1, 1966, in Columbus, OH, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-2 / 182

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Average HOF C
Hitting
50
Power
40
Running
30
Fielding
60
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
Another catcher known for his defense who had a great World Series at the plate.
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-13-1910
FINAL GAME
8-29-1930
CAREER AGE
20-40
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1914
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

23.7

career value

WAR7

13.7

long peak

WAR5C

14.1

prime

WAR3

7.1

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

116.3

career value

WIN shares 7

83.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

47.0

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

#77

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#5

1910—1930

All-Time

#916

POsition Players
#77
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#48
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#77
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.270
Batting Average
.351
On-Base Percentage
.358
Slugging Percentage
3
home runs per season
9
Stolen Bases per season