Mickey Vernon

Mickey Vernon

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Intelligent player, spent 14 years as iconic first baseman for Washington Senators. He batted .286 for his career but won two batting titles.

primary position

First Base

primary team

Washington Senators

playing career

1939—1960

nickname

Born

April 22, 1918, in Marcus Hook, PA

died

September 24, 2008, in Media, PA, USA

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-2 / 170

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Mickey Vernon
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
30
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
Served with him in World War II
UNIFORM NUMBER
#3
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
7-8-1939
FINAL GAME
9-27-1960
CAREER AGE
21-42
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

34.5

career value

WAR7

25.4

long peak

WAR5C

15.8

prime

WAR3

14.6

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

293.1

career value

WIN shares 7

166.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

108.4

prime

Win SHares 3

84.4

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

#53

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1939—1960

All-Time

#410

POsition Players
#23
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#68
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#66
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.286
Batting Average
.359
On-Base Percentage
.428
Slugging Percentage
12
home runs per season
9
Stolen Bases per season