Robby Thompson

Robby Thompson

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
No, not Bobbbby Thomson… This is the wiry fella who played second base for the Giants in the 1980s.

primary position

Second Base

primary team

San Francisco Giants

playing career

1986—1996

nickname

Born

May 10, 1962, in West Palm Beach, FL

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 165
Average HOF 2B
Hitting
40
Power
40
Running
50
Fielding
70
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
Competed with him for Gold Glove Award
UNIFORM NUMBER
#6
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-8-1986
FINAL GAME
9-22-1996
CAREER AGE
24-34
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

33.9

career value

WAR7

30.4

long peak

WAR5C

23.3

prime

WAR3

17.6

short peak
Average HOF 2B

69.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 2B

44.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 2B

32.2

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 2B

22.1

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

164.1

career value

WIN shares 7

137.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

105.9

prime

Win SHares 3

73.0

short peak
Average HOF 2B

352.5

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 2B

203.1

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 2B

143.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 2B

97.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#42

Second Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1986—1996

All-Time

#367

POsition Players
#42
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#48
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#44
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.257
Batting Average
.329
On-Base Percentage
.403
Slugging Percentage
15
home runs per season
13
Stolen Bases per season