John Kruk

John Kruk

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
“I’m not a role model, lady. I’m a ballplayer.”

primary position

First Base

primary team

Philadelphia Phillies

playing career

1986—1995

nickname

Krukkie, The Krukker, Jake

Born

February 9, 1961, in Charleston, WV

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

5-10 / 170

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Average HOF 1B
Hitting
70
Power
40
Running
30
Fielding
40
Throwing
40
*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
All-Star Game Tower Buzz
UNIFORM NUMBER
#29
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-7-1986
FINAL GAME
7-30-1995
CAREER AGE
25-34
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

25.0

career value

WAR7

22.8

long peak

WAR5C

17.3

prime

WAR3

13.6

short peak
Average HOF 1B

66.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 1B

42.5

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

20.9

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

163.1

career value

WIN shares 7

140.1

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

77.6

short peak
Average HOF 1B

348.1

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 1B

202.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

97.0

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#86

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#10

1986—1995

All-Time

#633

POsition Players
#72
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#95
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#95
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.300
Batting Average
.397
On-Base Percentage
.446
Slugging Percentage
14
home runs per season
8
Stolen Bases per season