Vic Wertz

Vic Wertz

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Hit the ball in 1954 World Series that Willie Mays made “The Catch” on.

primary position

Right Field

primary team

Detroit Tigers

playing career

1947—1963

nickname

Born

February 9, 1925, in York, PA

died

July 7, 1983, in Detroit, MI, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 186

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Average HOF RF
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
40
Fielding
30
Throwing
30
*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
Famous World Series play
UNIFORM NUMBER
#20
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-15-1947
FINAL GAME
9-19-1963
CAREER AGE
22-38
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

26.9

career value

WAR7

22.1

long peak

WAR5C

17.1

prime

WAR3

12.3

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

219.0

career value

WIN shares 7

146.6

long peak

Win SHares 5C

101.2

prime

Win SHares 3

73.8

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

#91

Right Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1947—1963

All-Time

#665

POsition Players
#61
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#97
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#88
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.277
Batting Average
.364
On-Base Percentage
.469
Slugging Percentage
23
home runs per season
1
Stolen Bases per season