Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Hall of Fame right fielder who urged Babe Ruth to give up pitching to focus on smashing home runs.

primary position

Right Field

primary team

Boston Red Sox

playing career

1909—1925

nickname

Hoop

Born

August 24, 1887, in Bell Station, CA

died

December 18, 1974, in Santa Cruz, CA, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 168
Average HOF RF
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
60
Fielding
80
Throwing
60
*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
Protege
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-16-1909
FINAL GAME
10-4-1925
CAREER AGE
21-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1912, 1915-16, 1918
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

53.2

career value

WAR7

30.4

long peak

WAR5C

20.2

prime

WAR3

16.3

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

324.9

career value

WIN shares 7

165.4

long peak

Win SHares 5C

118.5

prime

Win SHares 3

79.5

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

#49

Right Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#1

1909—1925

All-Time

#303

POsition Players
#44
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#34
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#29
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.281
Batting Average
.368
On-Base Percentage
.387
Slugging Percentage
5
home runs per season
26
Stolen Bases per season