Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente

Legend
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Graceful star outfielder who died while trying to deliver supplies to victims of an earthquake.

primary position

Right Field

primary team

Pittsburgh Pirates

playing career

1955—1972

nickname

Arriba, The Great One

Born

August 18, 1934, in Carolina, , P.R.

died

December 31, 1972, in San Juan, , P.R.

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 175

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Roberto Clemente
Average HOF RF
Hitting
70
Power
60
Running
60
Fielding
70
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
Influential batting coach
UNIFORM NUMBER
#21
BATTING ORDER
3
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-17-1955
FINAL GAME
10-3-1972
CAREER AGE
20-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1960, 1971
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

94.8

career value

WAR7

50.0

long peak

WAR5C

39.8

prime

WAR3

22.9

short peak
Average HOF RF

73.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF RF

43.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF RF

30.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF RF

21.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

376.8

career value

WIN shares 7

201.1

long peak

Win SHares 5C

147.2

prime

Win SHares 3

95.2

short peak
Average HOF RF

389.8

Career Win Shares
Average HOF RF

205.2

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF RF

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF RF

96.9

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#5

Right Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1955—1972

All-Time

#29

POsition Players
#8
BILL JAMES POSITION
#74
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#5
HALL OF STATS POSITION
#74
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#5
JAWS POSITION
#27
JAWS TOP 100
.317
Batting Average
.359
On-Base Percentage
.475
Slugging Percentage
16
home runs per season
6
Stolen Bases per season