Rick Ferrell

Rick Ferrell

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Steady receiver, brother to Wes, one of the best pitchers not in Hall of Fame.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Washington Senators

playing career

1929—1947

nickname

Born

October 12, 1905, in Durham, NC

died

July 27, 1995, in Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 160
Average HOF C
Hitting
40
Power
30
Running
40
Fielding
60
Throwing
60
*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
Brother
UNIFORM NUMBER
#8
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-19-1929
FINAL GAME
9-14-1947
CAREER AGE
23-41
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

29.8

career value

WAR7

19.7

long peak

WAR5C

16.6

prime

WAR3

9.1

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

205.8

career value

WIN shares 7

116.5

long peak

Win SHares 5C

85.6

prime

Win SHares 3

52.2

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

#54

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#5

1929—1947

All-Time

#722

POsition Players
#29
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#45
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#44
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.281
Batting Average
.378
On-Base Percentage
.363
Slugging Percentage
2
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season