Joe Adcock

Joe Adcock

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Powerful home run-hitting first baseman for Braves in Milwaukee dynasty years of the 1950s. Once hit a home run to deepest part of center field at Polo Grounds.

primary position

First Base

primary team

Milwaukee Braves

playing career

1950—1966

nickname

Born

October 30, 1927, in Coushatta, LA

died

May 3, 1999, in Coushatta, LA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-4 / 210
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
60
Power
70
Running
50
Fielding
50
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
Was chosen over Adcock to play first base
UNIFORM NUMBER
#9
BATTING ORDER
5
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-23-1950
FINAL GAME
10-1-1966
CAREER AGE
22-38
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1957
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

33.5

career value

WAR7

23.9

long peak

WAR5C

15.3

prime

WAR3

12.5

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

234.5

career value

WIN shares 7

137.9

long peak

Win SHares 5C

86.0

prime

Win SHares 3

68.3

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

#75

First Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

1950—1966

All-Time

#546

POsition Players
#43
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#77
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#74
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.277
Batting Average
.337
On-Base Percentage
.485
Slugging Percentage
28
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season