Rick Cerone

Regular

primary position

Catcher

primary team

New York Yankees

playing career

1975—1992

nickname

Born

May 19, 1954, in Newark, NJ

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 192

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Rick Cerone
Average HOF C
Hitting
40
Power
40
Running
40
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
In the years after the death of Thurman Munson, Cerone and Wynegar often split time behind the plate for the Yankees.
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
8-17-1975
FINAL GAME
7-10-1992
CAREER AGE
21-38
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

8.0

career value

WAR7

10.5

long peak

WAR5C

4.5

prime

WAR3

7.2

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

91.7

career value

WIN shares 7

120.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

82.5

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#42

1975—1992

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
#101
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#189
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.245
Batting Average
.301
On-Base Percentage
.343
Slugging Percentage
7
home runs per season
1
Stolen Bases per season