Steve O'Neill

Steve O'Neill

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Excellent catcher who starred mostly for Cleveland in 1920s.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Cleveland Naps

playing career

1911—1928

nickname

Born

July 6, 1891, in Minooka, PA

died

January 26, 1962, in Cleveland, OH, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 165
Average HOF C
Hitting
30
Power
30
Running
30
Fielding
70
Throwing
70
*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
Also a fine defensive catcher who later managed a team to a World Championship
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-18-1911
FINAL GAME
9-14-1928
CAREER AGE
19-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1920
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

26.1

career value

WAR7

20.6

long peak

WAR5C

16.8

prime

WAR3

12.1

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

147.1

career value

WIN shares 7

104.2

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

57.9

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#57

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1911—1928

All-Time

#734

POsition Players
#54
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#61
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#51
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.263
Batting Average
.349
On-Base Percentage
.337
Slugging Percentage
1
home runs per season
3
Stolen Bases per season