Rico Petrocelli

Rico Petrocelli

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Popular Italian shortstop who hit lots of homers and was young star on Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox.

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Boston Red Sox

playing career

1963—1976

nickname

Born

June 27, 1943, in Brooklyn, NY

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 175

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Rico Petrocelli
Average HOF SS
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
40
Fielding
40
Throwing
80
*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
Longtime teammates
UNIFORM NUMBER
#6
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-21-1963
FINAL GAME
9-14-1976
CAREER AGE
20-33
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

39.1

career value

WAR7

33.1

long peak

WAR5C

27.7

prime

WAR3

19.7

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

203.7

career value

WIN shares 7

160.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

125.1

prime

Win SHares 3

87.2

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

#30

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1963—1976

All-Time

#250

POsition Players
#32
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#41
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#43
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.251
Batting Average
.332
On-Base Percentage
.420
Slugging Percentage
22
home runs per season
1
Stolen Bases per season