Ken Boyer

Ken Boyer

Elite
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
That third baseman who might have been just as good as Ron Santo and Brooks Robinson, but no one talks about him much.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

St. Louis Cardinals

playing career

1955—1969

nickname

Born

May 20, 1931, in Liberty, MO

died

September 7, 1982, in St. Louis, MO, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 190

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Average HOF 3B
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
50
Fielding
70
Throwing
60
*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
Brother
UNIFORM NUMBER
#14
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-12-1955
FINAL GAME
8-9-1969
CAREER AGE
24-38
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1964
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

62.9

career value

WAR7

46.4

long peak

WAR5C

33.8

prime

WAR3

22.4

short peak
Average HOF 3B

69.0

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 3B

43.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

31.0

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

21.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

283.5

career value

WIN shares 7

184.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

132.4

prime

Win SHares 3

87.6

short peak
Average HOF 3B

347.8

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 3B

200.2

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

95.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#9

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#2

1955—1969

All-Time

#64

POsition Players
#12
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#13
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#14
JAWS POSITION
#89
JAWS TOP 100
.287
Batting Average
.349
On-Base Percentage
.462
Slugging Percentage
22
home runs per season
8
Stolen Bases per season