Wally Pipp

Wally Pipp

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Had a headache, sat out a game, lost his job to Lou Gehrig.

primary position

First Base

primary team

New York Yankees

playing career

1913—1928

nickname

Born

February 17, 1893, in Chicago, IL

died

January 11, 1965, in Grand Rapids, MI, USA

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-1 / 180
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
50
Fielding
70
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
Replaced by
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
6-29-1913
FINAL GAME
9-30-1928
CAREER AGE
20-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1923
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

31.4

career value

WAR7

23.5

long peak

WAR5C

15.3

prime

WAR3

12.1

short peak
Average HOF 1B

66.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 1B

42.5

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

30.5

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

20.9

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

198.0

career value

WIN shares 7

127.2

long peak

Win SHares 5C

85.5

prime

Win SHares 3

59.8

short peak
Average HOF 1B

348.1

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 1B

202.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 1B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 1B

97.0

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#83

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#6

1913—1928

All-Time

#602

POsition Players
#83
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#98
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#77
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.281
Batting Average
.341
On-Base Percentage
.408
Slugging Percentage
8
home runs per season
11
Stolen Bases per season