Socks Seybold

Socks Seybold

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
In 1902, Seybold set an American League record with 16 home runs. The American League was only two years old, but still. The record lasted for 17 seasons until it was broken by Babe Ruth.

primary position

Right Field

primary team

Philadelphia A's

playing career

1899—1908

nickname

Born

November 23, 1870, in Washingtonville, OH

died

November 21, 1921, in Greensburg, PA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 175
Average HOF RF
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
30
Fielding
30
Throwing
40
*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
Broke his AL single season record for home runs
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
8-20-1899
FINAL GAME
10-7-1908
CAREER AGE
30-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

24.3

career value

WAR7

25.6

long peak

WAR5C

19.3

prime

WAR3

12.7

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

147.7

career value

WIN shares 7

145.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

66.5

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

#95

Right Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#4

1899—1908

All-Time

#679

POsition Players
#91
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#101
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#86
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.296
Batting Average
.355
On-Base Percentage
.427
Slugging Percentage
8
home runs per season
11
Stolen Bases per season