Catfish Hunter
James Augustus Hunter
(Jim)
 
Born: April 8, 1946 in Hertford, NC
Died: September 9, 1999 - 53 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'0" Wt: 190
(legend)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Player in 1987
- Signed by the Kansas City Athletics as an Amateur Free Agent in 1964
- High School: Perquimans (Perquimans, NC)

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
KC1
AL
19.2
SP
46
133.0
 
0.5
-0.0
-0.0
0.6
0.0
4.1
0.0
0.0
4.1
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
KC1
AL
20.2
SP
65
176.7
 
0.5
0.1
-0.0
0.4
0.0
5.4
0.0
0.0
5.4
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
KC1
AL
21.2
SP
94
259.7
 
5.3
0.7
-0.0
4.7
-0.0
16.4
0.0
0.0
16.4
8.4
-0.1
-0.0
8.6
OAK
AL
22.2
SP
90
234.0
 
1.6
1.2
-0.0
0.4
0.0
9.0
0.5
0.0
8.5
1.1
0.3
0.0
0.7
OAK
AL
23.2
SP
89
247.0
 
2.8
0.4
-0.0
2.4
-0.0
12.8
0.0
0.0
12.8
4.8
-0.2
0.0
5.0
OAK
AL
24.2
SP
99
262.3
 
1.7
0.7
-0.0
1.0
-0.0
11.9
0.0
0.0
11.9
3.6
-0.2
0.0
3.8
OAK
AL
25.2
SP
109
273.7
 
4.3
1.6
-0.0
2.7
0.0
21.1
3.7
0.0
17.4
11.7
3.4
0.0
8.3
OAK
AL
26.2
SP
116
295.3
 
5.8
0.3
-0.0
5.6
-0.0
23.2
0.0
0.0
23.2
13.1
-0.2
0.0
13.4
OAK
AL
27.2
SP
1
256.3
 
1.9
0.1
0.1
1.8
0.1
15.1
0.2
0.0
14.9
7.2
0.2
0.0
7.0
OAK
AL
28.2
SP
-
318.3
 
6.9
0.0
0.0
6.9
0.0
26.8
0.0
0.0
26.8
16.6
0.0
0.0
16.6
NYA
AL
29.2
SP
-
328.0
 
8.1
0.0
0.0
8.1
0.0
28.7
0.0
0.0
28.7
18.8
0.0
0.0
18.8
NYA
AL
30.2
SP
1
298.7
 
1.5
0.0
0.0
1.5
0.0
14.6
0.0
0.0
14.6
6.0
0.0
0.0
6.0
NYA
AL
31.2
SP
-
143.3
 
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
4.3
0.0
0.0
4.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
NYA
AL
32.2
SP
-
118.0
 
1.2
0.0
0.0
1.2
0.0
7.8
0.0
0.0
7.8
3.9
0.0
0.0
3.9
NYA
AL
33.2
SP
-
105.0
 
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
1.0
-2.4
0.0
0.0
-2.4
15
2
SP
710
3449.3
 
41.4
5.0
-0.0
36.5
0.2
202.1
4.4
0.0
197.8
92.4
3.1
-0.0
89.3
162 Game Average
49
238.8
 
2.9
0.3
-0.0
2.5
0.0
 
14.0
0.3
0.0
13.7
 
6.4
0.2
-0.0
6.2
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
10
P
709
2456.3
 
31.3
5.0
-0.1
26.5
0.1
145.7
4.4
0.0
141.3
66.1
3.1
-0.0
63.1
5
P
1
993.0
 
10.1
0.1
0.1
10.0
0.1
56.4
0.0
0.0
56.4
26.3
0.0
0.0
26.3
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James