Earl Averill
Howard Earl Averill
(Rock,The Earl of Snohomish)
 
Born: May 21, 1902 in Snohomish, WA
Died: August 16, 1983 - 81 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 5'9" Wt: 172
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Player in 1975
- Purchased by the Cleveland Indians from San Francisco in 1929
- High School: Snohomish (Snohomish, WA)

Comparison

Comparison
Center Fielders
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Joe DiMaggio
1936 - 1951
CF
78.3
Pl
WW2
 
73.5
3.2
0.0
-1.6
2 Earl Averill
1929 - 1941
CF
48.1
Pl
 
51.0
-5.3
0.0
-2.4
3 Earle Combs
1924 - 1935
CF
42.6
Pl
 
41.8
-2.8
0.0
-3.5
4 Wally Berger
1930 - 1940
CF
42.0
WW2
 
40.1
-1.3
0.0
-3.2
5 Ben Chapman
1930 - 1946
CF
41.9
WW2
 
36.8
0.5
0.5
-4.2
6 Hack Wilson
1923 - 1934
CF
38.8
Pl
 
42.5
-7.2
0.0
-3.5
7 Sam West
1927 - 1942
CF
29.1
WW2
 
25.6
1.0
0.0
-2.5
8 Lloyd Waner
1927 - 1945
CF
24.1
Pl
 
23.0
-2.1
0.0
-3.3
9 Terry Moore
1935 - 1948
CF
19.0
WW2
 
16.0
1.7
0.1
-1.3
10 Johnny Cooney
1921 - 1944
CF
17.3
 
7.5
-1.5
9.1
-2.3
11 Fred Schulte
1927 - 1937
CF
15.5
 
14.7
-1.2
0.0
-2.0
12 Johnny Frederick
1929 - 1934
CF
15.4
 
15.9
-2.4
0.0
-1.9
13 Mike Kreevich
1931 - 1945
CF
14.8
WW2
 
10.7
2.9
0.0
-1.3
14 Hank Leiber
1933 - 1942
CF
14.5
 
17.6
-4.2
-0.3
-1.5
15 Bobby Estalella
1935 - 1949
CF
14.1
 
15.2
-2.5
0.0
-1.5
16 Danny Taylor
1926 - 1936
CF
12.5
 
12.7
-2.1
0.0
-1.9
17 Mule Haas
1925 - 1938
CF
12.4
 
12.2
-2.2
0.0
-2.4
18 Doc Cramer
1929 - 1948
CF
8.7
 
12.6
-6.2
0.1
-2.2
19 Ethan Allen
1926 - 1938
CF
7.2
WW2
 
6.9
-2.8
0.0
-3.1
20 Roy Weatherly
1936 - 1950
CF
6.4
WW2
 
6.1
-0.8
0.0
-1.1
21 Len Koenecke
1932 - 1935
CF
6.2
 
6.1
-0.5
0.0
-0.6
22 Ernie Orsatti
1927 - 1935
CF
4.4
 
6.2
-3.5
0.0
-1.7
23 Kiddo Davis
1926 - 1938
CF
4.4
 
3.8
-0.3
0.0
-0.9
24 Larry Rosenthal
1936 - 1945
CF
4.2
 
3.8
-0.8
0.0
-1.2
25 Estel Crabtree
1929 - 1944
CF
4.0
 
4.2
-1.3
0.0
-1.1
26 Johnny Watwood
1929 - 1939
CF
3.6
 
3.4
-1.0
0.0
-1.3
27 Jim Gleeson
1936 - 1942
CF
3.5
WW2
 
4.0
-1.7
0.0
-1.2
28 Heinie Mueller
1920 - 1935
CF
2.8
 
3.6
-2.7
0.0
-1.9
29 Sammy Byrd
1929 - 1936
CF
2.7
WW2
 
5.8
-5.1
0.0
-2.0
30 Hub Walker
1931 - 1945
CF
2.0
WW2
 
2.3
-0.8
0.0
-0.6
31 Jo-Jo White
1932 - 1944
CF
2.0
 
3.5
-2.7
0.0
-1.2
32 Chick Fullis
1928 - 1936
CF
1.6
 
3.7
-3.1
0.0
-1.1
33 Bob Seeds
1930 - 1940
CF
0.9
 
2.6
-3.5
0.0
-1.8
34 Frenchy Bordagaray
1934 - 1945
CF
0.7
 
4.7
-5.5
0.0
-1.5
35 Ernie Sulik
1936 - 1936
CF
0.2
 
0.7
-0.9
0.0
-0.4
36 Mel Almada
1933 - 1939
CF
0.1
WW2
 
1.1
-2.1
0.0
-1.0
37 Hal Warnock
1935 - 1935
CF
0.0
 
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
38 Fred Frink
1934 - 1934
CF
0.0
WW2
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
39 Frank Doljack
1930 - 1943
CF
-0.1
 
0.4
-1.0
0.0
-0.5
40 Fred Lucas
1935 - 1935
CF
-0.2
 
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
41 Ted Petoskey
1934 - 1935
CF
-0.2
 
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
42 Walt Bashore
1936 - 1936
CF
-0.3
 
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
43 Earl Clark
1927 - 1934
CF
-0.4
 
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
-0.6
44 Pat Veltman
1926 - 1934
CF
-0.4
 
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
45 Linc Blakely
1934 - 1934
CF
-0.5
WW2
 
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
46 Joe Cicero
1929 - 1945
CF
-0.6
 
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
47 Jocko Conlan
1934 - 1935
CF
-0.8
Um
WW1
 
-0.3
-0.7
0.0
-0.2
48 Chet Morgan
1935 - 1938
CF
-1.0
 
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
49 Jake Powell
1930 - 1945
CF
-1.1
 
-0.3
-2.8
0.0
-2.0
50 Bud Hafey
1935 - 1939
CF
-1.2
 
-0.9
-0.2
-0.4
-0.3
 
  Earl Averill
1929 - 1941
CF
48.1
Pl
 
51.0
-5.3
0.0
-2.4
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