Lu Blue

Lu Blue

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Patient hitting first baseman for Tigers in the 1920s.

primary position

First Base

primary team

Detroit Tigers

playing career

1921—1933

nickname

Born

March 5, 1897, in Washington, DC

died

July 28, 1958, in Alexandria, VA, USA

bats / throws

Both / Left

height / weight

5-10 / 165
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
40
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
Influential teammate
UNIFORM NUMBER
#27
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-14-1921
FINAL GAME
4-25-1933
CAREER AGE
24-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

36.7

career value

WAR7

27.9

long peak

WAR5C

16.7

prime

WAR3

14.1

short peak
Average HOF 1B

66.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 1B

42.5

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

20.9

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

194.0

career value

WIN shares 7

137.9

long peak

Win SHares 5C

86.4

prime

Win SHares 3

68.5

short peak
Average HOF 1B

348.1

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 1B

202.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

97.0

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#65

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#4

1921—1933

All-Time

#491

POsition Players
#77
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#67
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#57
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.287
Batting Average
.402
On-Base Percentage
.401
Slugging Percentage
4
home runs per season
15
Stolen Bases per season