Jim Russell

Regular

primary position

Left Field

primary team

Pittsburgh Pirates

playing career

1942—1951

nickname

Born

October 1, 1918, in Fayette City, PA

died

November 24, 1987, in Orlando, FL, USA

bats / throws

Both / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 181

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Jim Russell
Average HOF LF
Both were starting center fielders for Braves teams that won the pennant, (Russell in 1948 when the team was in Boston).
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-12-1942
FINAL GAME
10-1-1951
CAREER AGE
23-32
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

16.9

career value

WAR7

17.0

long peak

WAR5C

14.4

prime

WAR3

10.6

short peak
Average HOF LF

67.4

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF LF

41.9

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

21.5

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 LF

368.7

Career Win Shares
Average HOF LF

208.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

146.6

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

101.2

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1942—1951

All-Time

#976

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JAWS POSITION
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.267
Batting Average
.360
On-Base Percentage
.400
Slugging Percentage
10
home runs per season
9
Stolen Bases per season