Kid Elberfeld

Kid Elberfeld

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Dubbed “The Tabasco Kid,” he loved to scrap and fight. A little fella with a gigantic chip on his shoulder.

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Chicago White Sox

playing career

1898—1914

nickname

The Tabasco Kid

Born

April 13, 1875, in Pomeroy, OH

died

January 13, 1944, in Chattanooga, TN, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-7 / 158

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Kid Elberfeld
Average HOF SS
Hitting
40
Power
30
Running
50
Fielding
50
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
Double Play Partner
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
5-30-1898
FINAL GAME
9-24-1914
CAREER AGE
23-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

33.2

career value

WAR7

25.9

long peak

WAR5C

18.5

prime

WAR3

13.8

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

184.1

career value

WIN shares 7

136.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

69.3

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

#67

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#8

1898—1914

All-Time

#556

POsition Players
#75
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#65
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#59
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.271
Batting Average
.353
On-Base Percentage
.340
Slugging Percentage
1
home runs per season
27
Stolen Bases per season