John Valentin

John Valentin

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Only player to have pulled off an unassisted triple play, hit for the cycle, and hit three home runs in a game.

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Boston Red Sox

playing career

1992—2002

nickname

Born

February 18, 1967, in Mineola, NY

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 170
Average HOF SS
Hitting
40
Power
50
Running
40
Fielding
70
Throwing
70
*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
Mistaken for
UNIFORM NUMBER
#13
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
7-27-1992
FINAL GAME
9-29-2002
CAREER AGE
25-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

32.5

career value

WAR7

31.3

long peak

WAR5C

25.6

prime

WAR3

18.3

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

141.6

career value

WIN shares 7

128.1

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

66.8

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

#41

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1992—2002

All-Time

#314

POsition Players
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#54
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#56
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.279
Batting Average
.360
On-Base Percentage
.454
Slugging Percentage
18
home runs per season
7
Stolen Bases per season