Wayne Causey

Utility Player

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Kansas City A's

playing career

1955—1968

nickname

Born

December 26, 1936, in Ruston, LA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 175
Average HOF SS
Both Killebrew and Causey were signed when they were 17, and by the rules of that time in the 1950s, these “bonus babies” were required to stay on their big league roster for two years before they could go to the minor leagues.
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
6-5-1955
FINAL GAME
9-20-1968
CAREER AGE
18-31
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

8.4

career value

WAR7

NA

long peak

WAR5C

NA

prime

WAR3

NA

short peak
Average HOF SS

65.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF SS

42.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

29.8

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

21.3

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

91.2

career value

WIN shares 7

NA

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

NA

short peak
Average HOF SS

327.4

Career Win Shares
Average HOF SS

189.4

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

133.0

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

92.3

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1955—1968

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
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HALL OF STATS POSITION
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JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
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JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.252
Batting Average
.333
On-Base Percentage
.341
Slugging Percentage
5
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season