Vince DiMaggio

Vince DiMaggio

Regular
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Oldest of the three DiMaggio brothers, all of whom became center fielders in the big leagues. Vince was an excellent defensive player, but the worst hitter in the family. He spent his career in the National League, while Joe and Dominic starred in the American League. Vince was an All-Star twice.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Boston Braves

playing career

1937—1946

nickname

Born

September 6, 1912, in Martinez, CA

died

October 3, 1986, in North Hollywood, CA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 183

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Vince DiMaggio
Average HOF CF
Hitting
20
Power
20
Running
50
Fielding
60
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
Brother
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
6
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-19-1937
FINAL GAME
6-6-1946
CAREER AGE
24-33
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

17.4

career value

WAR7

18.4

long peak

WAR5C

11.4

prime

WAR3

9.5

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

140.7

career value

WIN shares 7

130.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

64.9

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#6

1937—1946

All-Time

#962

POsition Players
#114
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#154
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
UNRANKED
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.249
Batting Average
.324
On-Base Percentage
.413
Slugging Percentage
18
home runs per season
12
Stolen Bases per season