Norm Cash

Norm Cash

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Once took a table leg to plate to face Nolan Ryan when the flamethrower was pitching a no-hitter.

primary position

First Base

primary team

Detroit Tigers

playing career

1958—1974

nickname

Stormin' Norman

Born

November 10, 1933, in Justiceburg, TX

died

October 11, 1986, in Beaver Island, MI, USA

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-0 / 185

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Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
70
Running
40
Fielding
50
Throwing
40
*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
Funny story
UNIFORM NUMBER
#25
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
6-18-1958
FINAL GAME
8-6-1974
CAREER AGE
23-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1968
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

52.0

career value

WAR7

33.8

long peak

WAR5C

25.4

prime

WAR3

18.8

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

314.0

career value

WIN shares 7

184.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

130.1

prime

Win SHares 3

95.5

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

#28

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1958—1974

All-Time

#185

POsition Players
#20
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#31
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#32
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.271
Batting Average
.374
On-Base Percentage
.488
Slugging Percentage
29
home runs per season
3
Stolen Bases per season