Ken Williams

Ken Williams

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Left fielder in one of baseball’s most famous outfields, with Baby Doll Jacobson (center) and Johnny Tobin (right) for St. Louis Browns in 1920s.

primary position

Left Field

primary team

St. Louis Browns

playing career

1915—1929

nickname

Born

June 28, 1890, in Grants Pass, OR

died

January 22, 1959, in Grants Pass, OR, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 170

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Ken Williams
Average HOF LF
Hitting
60
Power
70
Running
60
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
Outfield partner
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
7-14-1915
FINAL GAME
8-10-1929
CAREER AGE
25-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

42.5

career value

WAR7

36.5

long peak

WAR5C

29.3

prime

WAR3

20.9

short peak
Average HOF LF

67.4

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF LF

41.9

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

21.5

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

201.9

career value

WIN shares 7

159.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

123.7

prime

Win SHares 3

85.3

short peak
Average HOF LF

368.7

Career Win Shares
Average HOF LF

208.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

146.6

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

101.2

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#23

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1915—1929

All-Time

#176

POsition Players
#50
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#40
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#37
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.319
Batting Average
.393
On-Base Percentage
.530
Slugging Percentage
23
home runs per season
18
Stolen Bases per season