Sparky Adams

Sparky Adams

Regular

primary position

Second Base

primary team

Chicago Cubs

playing career

1922—1934

nickname

Born

August 26, 1894, in Zerbe, PA

died

February 24, 1989, in Pottsville, PA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-5 / 151

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Sparky Adams
Average HOF 2B
Hitting
30
Power
30
Running
50
Fielding
70
Throwing
70
*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
Adams batted .350 in 100 career at-bats against Rixey
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-18-1922
FINAL GAME
9-30-1934
CAREER AGE
27-39
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1931
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

15.9

career value

WAR7

14.8

long peak

WAR5C

12.0

prime

WAR3

9.3

short peak
Average HOF 2B

69.5

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 2B

44.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 2B

32.2

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 2B

22.1

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

144.1

career value

WIN shares 7

116.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

77.9

prime

Win SHares 3

58.2

short peak
Average HOF 2B

352.5

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 2B

203.1

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 2B

143.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 2B

97.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Second Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#10

1922—1934

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
#97
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#158
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.286
Batting Average
.343
On-Base Percentage
.353
Slugging Percentage
1
home runs per season
18
Stolen Bases per season