Hod Ford

Journeyman

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Boston Braves

playing career

1919—1933

nickname

Born

July 23, 1897, in New Haven, CT

died

January 29, 1977, in Winchester, MA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 165
Average HOF SS
Hitting
20
Power
20
Running
30
Fielding
70
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
Fod and Critz were an excellent double play combo for the Cincinnati Reds in the late 1920s and early 1930s
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-8-1919
FINAL GAME
5-8-1933
CAREER AGE
21-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

9.8

career value

WAR7

9.5

long peak

WAR5C

5.6

prime

WAR3

5.2

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

105.7

career value

WIN shares 7

102.4

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

56.0

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

1919—1933

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
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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
.263
Batting Average
.316
On-Base Percentage
.337
Slugging Percentage
2
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season