Wally Moses

Wally Moses

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Born in Vidalia, Wally Moses was extremely fast, so fast that he was called “The Georgia Express.” He was signed by Augusta in the Palmetto League in 1931 after Ty Cobb saw Moses play in a sandlot game. In his first professional season, fans in Augusta would get excited every time Wally got on first base. Moses worked out a signal where he would take off his cap as he got his lead, which told the cheering fans that he was about to run to second. “All the catchers knew when I was going,” Moses said, “but I still got 22 stolen bases that way.”

primary position

Right Field

primary team

Philadelphia A's

playing career

1935—1951

nickname

Born

October 8, 1910, in Uvalda, GA

died

October 10, 1990, in Vidalia, GA, USA

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

5-10 / 160

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Wally Moses
Average HOF RF
Hitting
50
Power
30
Running
70
Fielding
60
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
Hitting coach for
UNIFORM NUMBER
#9
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-17-1935
FINAL GAME
9-30-1951
CAREER AGE
24-40
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

35.7

career value

WAR7

24.3

long peak

WAR5C

15.9

prime

WAR3

12.8

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

234.1

career value

WIN shares 7

147.5

long peak

Win SHares 5C

102.6

prime

Win SHares 3

69.8

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

#82

Right Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#7

1935—1951

All-Time

#538

POsition Players
#73
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#75
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#70
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.291
Batting Average
.364
On-Base Percentage
.416
Slugging Percentage
7
home runs per season
14
Stolen Bases per season