Larry Gardner

Larry Gardner

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Third baseman when the Red Sox won titles in the early 19th century.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

Boston Red Sox

playing career

1908—1924

nickname

Born

May 13, 1886, in Enosburg Falls, VT

died

March 11, 1976, in St. George, VT, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-8 / 165
Average HOF 3B
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
50
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
Traded for
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
6-25-1908
FINAL GAME
9-6-1924
CAREER AGE
22-38
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1912, 1915-16, 1920
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

48.2

career value

WAR7

31.4

long peak

WAR5C

20.1

prime

WAR3

15.0

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

260.1

career value

WIN shares 7

159.9

long peak

Win SHares 5C

106.2

prime

Win SHares 3

77.8

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

#37

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1908—1924

All-Time

#336

POsition Players
#29
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#31
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#29
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.289
Batting Average
.355
On-Base Percentage
.384
Slugging Percentage
2
home runs per season
14
Stolen Bases per season