Wid Conroy

Regular

primary position

Third Base

primary team

New York Highlanders

playing career

1901—1911

nickname

Born

April 5, 1877, in Philadelphia, PA

died

December 6, 1959, in Mount Holly, NJ, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-9 / 158
Average HOF 3B
Hitting
40
Power
40
Running
60
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
Elberfeld and Conroy played in the first game played in the American League in 1901. Conroy had four hits, but Elberfeld’s Tigers scored 10 runs in the bottom of the ninth to won a wild 14-13 game. It’s still the largest ninth-inning deficit ever overcome in an American League game.
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
7
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-25-1901
FINAL GAME
10-5-1911
CAREER AGE
24-34
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

21.8

career value

WAR7

17.7

long peak

WAR5C

13.7

prime

WAR3

9.5

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

147.6

career value

WIN shares 7

112.4

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

55.9

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

NR

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1901—1911

All-Time

#954

POsition Players
#118
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#130
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.248
Batting Average
.301
On-Base Percentage
.329
Slugging Percentage
3
home runs per season
31
Stolen Bases per season