Pete Reiser

Pete Reiser

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Ran into a lot of walls, suffered lots of concussions. But when he was healthy, Pistol Pete was a great center fielder for Dodgers.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Brooklyn Dodgers

playing career

1940—1952

nickname

Pistol Pete

Born

March 17, 1919, in St. Louis, MO

died

October 25, 1981, in Palm Springs, CA, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 185

About Our Files

What makes THE BASEBALL FILES unique? We have more than 2,500 player files digitized and available for viewing.

Pete Reiser
Average HOF CF
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
70
Fielding
70
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
Lost the MVP Award to this guy
UNIFORM NUMBER
#27
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
7-23-1940
FINAL GAME
7-5-1952
CAREER AGE
21-33
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

24.4

career value

WAR7

21.6

long peak

WAR5C

26.7

prime

WAR3

17.9

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

128.1

career value

WIN shares 7

121.9

long peak

Win SHares 5C

98.7

prime

Win SHares 3

82.8

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

#35

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#8

1940—1952

All-Time

#244

POsition Players
#46
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#88
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.295
Batting Average
.380
On-Base Percentage
.450
Slugging Percentage
11
home runs per season
16
Stolen Bases per season