Lew Fonseca

Star

primary position

First Base

primary team

Cleveland Indians

playing career

1921—1933

nickname

Born

January 21, 1899, in Oakland, CA

died

November 26, 1989, in Ely, IA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 180

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Lew Fonseca
Average HOF 1B
Hitting
50
Power
40
Running
40
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
Fonseca edged Simmons for the 1929 AL batting title
UNIFORM NUMBER
#1
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-13-1921
FINAL GAME
9-11-1933
CAREER AGE
22-34
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

14.0

career value

WAR7

14.5

long peak

WAR5C

10.1

prime

WAR3

10.4

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

NA

career value

WIN shares 7

NA

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

NA

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

#15

1921—1933

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES POSITION
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BILL JAMES TOP 100
#154
HALL OF STATS POSITION
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JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.316
Batting Average
.355
On-Base Percentage
.432
Slugging Percentage
5
home runs per season
11
Stolen Bases per season