Jimmy Sheckard

Jimmy Sheckard

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Excellent left fielder for the Cubs when they won pennants in 1906, 1907, 1908, and 1910. Great Hall of Fame candidate.

primary position

Left Field

primary team

Chicago Cubs

playing career

1897—1913

nickname

Born

November 23, 1878, in Upper Chanceford, PA

died

January 15, 1947, in Lancaster, PA, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-9 / 175
Average HOF LF
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
50
Fielding
70
Throwing
50
*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
Outfield partner
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-14-1897
FINAL GAME
9-28-1913
CAREER AGE
22-34
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1907-08
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

49.7

career value

WAR7

34.3

long peak

WAR5C

19.8

prime

WAR3

19.7

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

340.3

career value

WIN shares 7

191.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

124.3

prime

Win SHares 3

96.8

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

#44

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#2

1897—1913

All-Time

#312

POsition Players
#24
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#33
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#28
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.271
Batting Average
.374
On-Base Percentage
.372
Slugging Percentage
4
home runs per season
32
Stolen Bases per season