Willie Upshaw

Regular

primary position

First Base

primary team

Toronto Blue Jays

playing career

1978—1988

nickname

Born

April 27, 1957, in Blanco, TX

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-0 / 185

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Willie Upshaw
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
60
Running
30
Fielding
50
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
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UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-9-1978
FINAL GAME
9-28-1988
CAREER AGE
21-31
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

13.0

career value

WAR7

14.9

long peak

WAR5C

13.0

prime

WAR3

9.5

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

107.1

career value

WIN shares 7

122.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

78.2

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

NR

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1978—1988

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
#105
BILL JAMES POSITION
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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
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JAWS TOP 100
.262
Batting Average
.335
On-Base Percentage
.419
Slugging Percentage
16
home runs per season
11
Stolen Bases per season