Phil Garner

Phil Garner

Regular
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Nicknamed Scrap Iron, helped several teams get to the postseason.

primary position

Second Base

primary team

Pittsburgh Pirates

playing career

1973—1988

nickname

Scrap Iron

Born

April 30, 1949, in Jefferson City, TN

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 175
Average HOF 2B
Hitting
50
Power
30
Running
50
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
Garner switched to second base because the A’s had Bando at third
UNIFORM NUMBER
#3
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-10-1973
FINAL GAME
10-2-1988
CAREER AGE
24-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1979
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

29.7

career value

WAR7

23.3

long peak

WAR5C

16.6

prime

WAR3

11.5

short peak
Average HOF 2B

69.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 2B

44.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 2B

32.2

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 2B

22.1

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

198.1

career value

WIN shares 7

137.2

long peak

Win SHares 5C

98.0

prime

Win SHares 3

66.1

short peak
Average HOF 2B

352.5

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 2B

203.1

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 2B

143.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 2B

97.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#64

Second Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#8

1973—1988

All-Time

#586

POsition Players
#41
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#74
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#62
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.260
Batting Average
.323
On-Base Percentage
.389
Slugging Percentage
9
home runs per season
20
Stolen Bases per season