Red Kress

Regular

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

St. Louis Browns

playing career

1927—1946

nickname

Born

January 2, 1905, in Columbia, CA

died

November 29, 1962, in Los Angeles, CA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 165
Average HOF SS
Hitting
50
Power
50
Running
30
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
Fellow Ginger
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-24-1927
FINAL GAME
7-17-1946
CAREER AGE
22-41
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

16.7

career value

WAR7

15.4

long peak

WAR5C

12.1

prime

WAR3

9.4

short peak
Average HOF SS

65.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF SS

42.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

29.8

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

21.3

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

138.4

career value

WIN shares 7

114.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

57.6

short peak
Average HOF SS

327.4

Career Win Shares
Average HOF SS

189.4

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

133.0

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

92.3

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#17

1927—1946

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
#87
BILL JAMES POSITION
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BILL JAMES TOP 100
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HALL OF STATS POSITION
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JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
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JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.286
Batting Average
.347
On-Base Percentage
.420
Slugging Percentage
10
home runs per season
5
Stolen Bases per season