Ken Oberkfell

Ken Oberkfell

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Singles hitter who batted .300 a few times for Whitey Herzog’s Cardinals.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

St. Louis Cardinals

playing career

1977—1992

nickname

Born

May 4, 1956, in Highland, IL

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 175
Average HOF 3B
Hitting
30
Power
20
Running
60
Fielding
60
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
Infield mate
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
8-22-1977
FINAL GAME
10-4-1992
CAREER AGE
21-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1982
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

22.4

career value

WAR7

22.0

long peak

WAR5C

17.7

prime

WAR3

10.2

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

144.9

career value

WIN shares 7

105.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

49.8

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

#87

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#18

1977—1992

All-Time

#668

POsition Players
#113
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#90
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#97
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.278
Batting Average
.351
On-Base Percentage
.362
Slugging Percentage
3
home runs per season
6
Stolen Bases per season