Matty Alou

Matty Alou

Regular
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
One of three Alou brothers to play in the big leagues, with Felipe and Jesus. With the Pirates, Matty was a speedy leadoff man.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Pittsburgh Pirates

playing career

1960—1974

nickname

Born

December 22, 1938, in Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, D.R.

died

November 3, 2011, in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, D.R.

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

5-9 / 160
Average HOF CF
Hitting
60
Power
30
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
Brother
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-26-1960
FINAL GAME
6-21-1974
CAREER AGE
21-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

23.0

career value

WAR7

23.4

long peak

WAR5C

16.8

prime

WAR3

13.8

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

181.1

career value

WIN shares 7

149.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

74.1

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1960—1974

All-Time

#687

POsition Players
#68
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
UNRANKED
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.307
Batting Average
.345
On-Base Percentage
.381
Slugging Percentage
3
home runs per season
15
Stolen Bases per season