Woody English

Woody English

Regular

primary position

Shortstop

primary team

Chicago Cubs

playing career

1927—1938

nickname

Born

March 2, 1906, in Fredonia, OH

died

September 26, 1997, in Newark, OH, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-10 / 155
Average HOF SS
Hitting
40
Power
30
Running
40
Fielding
50
Throwing
60
*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
Replaced By
UNIFORM NUMBER
#1
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-26-1927
FINAL GAME
7-1-1938
CAREER AGE
21-32
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

26.1

career value

WAR7

21.2

long peak

WAR5C

16.8

prime

WAR3

13.1

short peak
Average HOF SS

65.9

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF SS

42.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

29.8

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

21.3

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

156.3

career value

WIN shares 7

128.8

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

70.4

short peak
Average HOF SS

327.4

Career Win Shares
Average HOF SS

189.4

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF SS

133.0

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF SS

92.3

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#93

Shortstop

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#7

1927—1938

All-Time

#715

POsition Players
#59
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#87
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#93
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.286
Batting Average
.366
On-Base Percentage
.378
Slugging Percentage
4
home runs per season
7
Stolen Bases per season