Ripper Collins

Ripper Collins

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Hard-swinging, beer guzzling slugger for the Gashouse Gang.

primary position

First Base

primary team

Gashouse Gang

playing career

1931—1941

nickname

Born

March 30, 1904, in Altoona, PA

died

April 15, 1970, in New Haven, NY, USA

bats / throws

Both / Left

height / weight

5-9 / 165
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
50
Power
60
Running
40
Fielding
40
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
Switch-hitter who also led the league in home runs
UNIFORM NUMBER
#12
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-18-1931
FINAL GAME
9-28-1941
CAREER AGE
27-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1931, 1934
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

23.5

career value

WAR7

22.4

long peak

WAR5C

18.2

prime

WAR3

13.9

short peak
Average HOF 1B

66.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 1B

42.5

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

20.9

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

143.8

career value

WIN shares 7

133.1

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

78.5

short peak
Average HOF 1B

348.1

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 1B

202.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

97.0

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#97

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#8

1931—1941

All-Time

#703

POsition Players
#100
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#94
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.296
Batting Average
.360
On-Base Percentage
.492
Slugging Percentage
20
home runs per season
3
Stolen Bases per season