Sid Gordon

Sid Gordon

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
While with the New York Giants, Gordon was one of four Jewish players in the lineup, a first: Gordon and Morrie Arnovich in the outfield, Harry Feldman on the mound, and Harry Danning behind the plate.

primary position

Left Field

primary team

New York Giants

playing career

1941—1955

nickname

Born

August 13, 1917, in Brooklyn, NY

died

June 17, 1975, in New York, NY, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 185
Average HOF LF
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
50
Fielding
50
Throwing
50
*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
Replaced
UNIFORM NUMBER
#4
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-11-1941
FINAL GAME
9-20-1955
CAREER AGE
23-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

38.3

career value

WAR7

32.9

long peak

WAR5C

26.8

prime

WAR3

17.1

short peak
Average HOF LF

67.4

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF LF

41.9

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

21.5

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

198.3

career value

WIN shares 7

154.2

long peak

Win SHares 5C

119.3

prime

Win SHares 3

78.2

short peak
Average HOF LF

368.7

Career Win Shares
Average HOF LF

208.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF LF

146.6

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF LF

101.2

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#35

Left Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1941—1955

All-Time

#259

POsition Players
#49
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#53
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#45
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.283
Batting Average
.377
On-Base Percentage
.466
Slugging Percentage
22
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season