Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs

Elite
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Liked chicken, won batting titles, walked a lot.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

Boston Red Sox

playing career

1982—1999

nickname

Chicken Man

Born

June 15, 1958, in Omaha, NE

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

6-2 / 190

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Average HOF 3B
Hitting
80
Power
40
Running
30
Fielding
50
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
Compared to
UNIFORM NUMBER
#26
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-10-1982
FINAL GAME
8-27-1999
CAREER AGE
24-41
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1996
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

91.4

career value

WAR7

56.1

long peak

WAR5C

42.2

prime

WAR3

25.8

short peak
Average HOF 3B

69.0

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 3B

43.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

31.0

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

21.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

396.0

career value

WIN shares 7

224.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

162.4

prime

Win SHares 3

103.1

short peak
Average HOF 3B

347.8

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 3B

200.2

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

95.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#2

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#1

1982—1999

All-Time

#20

POsition Players
#4
BILL JAMES POSITION
#60
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#3
HALL OF STATS POSITION
#60
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#3
JAWS POSITION
#26
JAWS TOP 100
.328
Batting Average
.415
On-Base Percentage
.443
Slugging Percentage
8
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season