Wally Berger
Walter Anton Berger
 
 
Born: October 10, 1905 in Chicago, IL
Died: November 30, 1988 - 83 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'2" Wt: 198
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Served in the Navy during World War II
- High School: Mission (San Francisco, CA)

Defensive Regression Analysis

Multi-Team Years

Center Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
BSN
NL
25.7
CF
 
156
1352.7
 
12.7
9.4
12.8
-0.1
 
20.6
18.9
1.8
BSN
NL
26.7
CF
 
134
1191.7
 
9.4
7.9
10.3
-0.9
 
3.3
5.2
-1.9
BSN
NL
27.7
CF
 
136
1199.0
 
-0.3
-0.2
1.8
-2.0
 
5.6
8.4
-2.7
BSN
NL
28.7
CF
 
150
1315.0
 
3.5
2.7
5.9
-2.4
 
-9.7
-8.1
-1.6
BSN
NL
29.7
CF
 
149
1269.3
 
5.7
4.5
7.0
-1.4
 
14.2
16.7
-2.6
BSN
NL
30.7
CF
 
133
1173.0
 
10.5
8.9
11.9
-1.4
 
12.3
12.1
0.1
NY1
NL
31.7
CF
 
46
349.7
 
2.0
5.8
2.4
-0.3
 
-1.5
-0.6
-1.0
NY1
NL
32.7
CF
 
8
67.0
 
0.1
2.0
0.3
-0.1
 
-1.5
-0.9
-0.7
CIN
NL
33.7
CF
 
29
174.0
 
0.3
1.9
0.6
-0.3
 
-2.6
-1.6
-1.0
PHI
NL
34.7
CF
 
2
14.3
 
-0.1
-6.3
-0.0
-0.0
 
-0.5
-0.4
-0.1
10
4
CF
 
943
8105.7
 
43.8
5.4
52.9
-9.0
 
40.1
49.8
-9.7
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Left Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
BSN
NL
24.7
LF
 
145
1255.7
 
8.4
6.7
8.1
0.3
 
9.1
8.8
0.3
BSN
NL
31.7
LF
 
28
236.3
 
0.2
1.0
0.3
-0.1
 
-0.0
0.4
-0.4
NY1
NL
31.7
LF
 
3
25.0
 
0.0
1.0
0.0
-0.0
 
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
CIN
NL
32.7
LF
 
98
850.3
 
0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.3
 
2.0
1.8
0.2
CIN
NL
33.7
LF
 
66
561.0
 
-0.2
-0.4
-0.8
0.6
 
-1.4
-2.8
1.4
PHI
NL
34.7
LF
 
4
32.7
 
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
 
-1.2
-1.1
-0.2
5
4
LF
 
344
2961.0
 
8.5
2.9
7.5
1.0
 
8.3
7.1
1.3
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



First Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
BSN
NL
25.7
1B
 
1
2.0
 
-0.0
-5.3
-0.0
 
-0.1
-0.1
BSN
NL
26.7
1B
 
11
96.3
 
-0.5
-5.3
-0.5
 
-2.2
-2.2
PHI
NL
34.7
1B
 
1
2.7
 
-0.0
-1.1
-0.0
 
-0.1
-0.1
3
2
1B
 
13
101.0
 
-0.5
-5.2
-0.5
 
-2.4
-2.4
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Right Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
NY1
NL
31.7
RF
 
3
26.7
 
-0.0
-0.6
-0.1
0.1
 
1.0
0.1
0.9
NY1
NL
32.7
RF
 
1
8.7
 
-0.0
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
PHI
NL
34.7
RF
 
5
40.0
 
-0.0
-0.6
-0.1
0.1
 
-1.2
-1.0
-0.2
3
2
RF
 
9
75.3
 
-0.0
-0.6
-0.2
0.1
 
-0.2
-0.9
0.7
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry




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