Hoot Evers
Walter Arthur Evers
 
 
Born: February 8, 1921 in St. Louis, MO
Died: January 25, 1991 - 69 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'2" Wt: 180
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Detroit Tigers as an Amateur Free Agent in 1941
- Served in the Army Air Corps during World War II
- High School: Collinsville (Collinsville, IL)
- College/Univ: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1939)

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
DET
AL
20.4
RF
4
-
 
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
DET
AL
25.4
CF
341
-
 
1.0
0.8
0.2
0.0
-0.0
10.3
7.3
3.0
0.0
3.4
2.1
1.2
0.0
DET
AL
26.4
CF
525
-
 
2.8
2.6
0.1
0.0
-0.1
17.4
13.4
4.0
0.0
6.8
5.6
1.2
0.0
DET
AL
27.4
CF
606
-
 
2.5
2.7
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
19.8
15.4
4.3
0.0
7.5
6.6
1.0
0.0
DET
AL
28.4
LF
508
-
 
3.0
2.2
0.4
0.0
-0.4
18.0
12.7
5.2
0.0
8.2
5.2
3.0
0.0
DET
AL
29.4
LF
610
-
 
4.6
4.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.7
25.5
21.1
4.4
0.0
14.3
12.2
2.1
0.0
DET
AL
30.4
LF
440
-
 
-0.8
-0.8
-0.4
0.0
-0.4
5.4
2.9
2.5
0.0
-3.0
-3.6
0.6
0.0
DET
AL
31.4
-
1
-
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
BOS
AL
31.4
LF
441
-
 
0.5
0.4
-0.4
0.0
-0.6
10.9
8.1
2.7
0.0
2.7
1.5
1.2
0.0
BOS
AL
32.4
LF
330
-
 
-0.1
-0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.4
5.4
3.1
2.3
0.0
-0.6
-1.8
1.1
0.0
BOS
AL
33.4
LF
8
-
 
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
NY1
NL
33.4
LF
11
-
 
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
DET
AL
33.4
LF
66
-
 
-0.7
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.8
-1.0
0.1
0.0
BAL
AL
34.4
RF
210
-
 
0.4
0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.3
3.5
2.8
0.7
0.0
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
CLE
AL
34.4
LF
70
-
 
-0.1
0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
2.0
1.7
0.3
0.0
0.7
0.7
0.1
0.0
CLE
AL
35.4
-
1
-
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
BAL
AL
35.4
RF
138
-
 
0.4
0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
3.4
2.9
0.5
0.0
1.0
0.9
0.1
0.0
12
5
CF
4310
-
 
13.0
11.2
-1.6
0.0
-3.4
122.3
91.7
30.5
0.0
39.6
27.9
11.7
0.0
162 Game Average
611
-
 
1.8
1.6
-0.2
0.0
-0.5
 
17.3
13.0
4.3
0.0
 
5.6
4.0
1.7
0.0
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
9
CF
3101
-
 
12.3
10.9
-0.5
0.0
-1.9
96.9
73.0
23.9
0.0
36.4
27.2
9.1
0.0
3
LF
779
-
 
0.2
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
-1.0
16.3
11.3
5.0
0.0
2.0
-0.4
2.3
0.0
1
CF
11
-
 
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
2
RF
348
-
 
0.8
0.7
-0.3
0.0
-0.4
6.9
5.7
1.2
0.0
0.6
0.5
0.1
0.0
2
LF
71
-
 
-0.1
0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
2.1
1.8
0.3
0.0
0.8
0.7
0.1
0.0
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