Richie Zisk

Richie Zisk

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Picture-perfect swing but got lost among other fine outfielders in Pittsburgh lineup in the 1970s.

primary position

Right Field

primary team

Texas Rangers

playing career

1971—1983

nickname

Born

February 6, 1949, in Brooklyn, NY

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 200

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Richie Zisk
Average HOF RF
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
40
Fielding
30
Throwing
30
*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
Also won Comeback Player of the Year award with the Seattle Mariners
UNIFORM NUMBER
#22
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-8-1971
FINAL GAME
9-21-1983
CAREER AGE
22-34
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

24.9

career value

WAR7

22.0

long peak

WAR5C

18.3

prime

WAR3

13.3

short peak
Average HOF RF

73.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF RF

43.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF RF

30.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF RF

21.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

179.2

career value

WIN shares 7

136.5

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

70.5

short peak
Average HOF RF

389.8

Career Win Shares
Average HOF RF

205.2

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF RF

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF RF

96.9

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#88

Right Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1971—1983

All-Time

#632

POsition Players
#69
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#104
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#92
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.287
Batting Average
.353
On-Base Percentage
.466
Slugging Percentage
23
home runs per season
1
Stolen Bases per season