José Valentín

José Valentín

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Fine defensive shortstop who evolved into a power-hitter, slugging as many as 30 homers in a season.

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Milwaukee Brewers

playing career

1992—2007

nickname

Born

October 12, 1969, in Manati, , P.R.

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Both / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 175
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
#2
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-17-1992
FINAL GAME
7-20-2007
CAREER AGE
22-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

31.6

career value

WAR7

25.2

long peak

WAR5C

16.9

prime

WAR3

12.8

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

181.9

career value

WIN shares 7

120.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

59.1

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

#62

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1992—2007

All-Time

#517

POsition Players
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#67
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#69
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.243
Batting Average
.321
On-Base Percentage
.448
Slugging Percentage
24
home runs per season
13
Stolen Bases per season