Earl Battey

Earl Battey

Regular

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Minnesota Twins

playing career

1955—1967

nickname

Born

January 5, 1935, in Los Angeles, CA

died

November 15, 2003, in Ocala, FL, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 205

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Earl Battey
Average HOF C
As young catchers, Battey and Romano battled each other for the backup role to starter Sherm Lollar.
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
6
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-10-1955
FINAL GAME
9-27-1967
CAREER AGE
20-32
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

18.8

career value

WAR7

18.7

long peak

WAR5C

13.9

prime

WAR3

10.6

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

143.8

career value

WIN shares 7

130.8

long peak

Win SHares 5C

102.0

prime

Win SHares 3

67.4

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#76

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#11

1955—1967

All-Time

#905

POsition Players
#50
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#86
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#76
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.270
Batting Average
.349
On-Base Percentage
.409
Slugging Percentage
15
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season