Thurman Tucker
Thurman Lowell Tucker
(Joe E.)
 
Born: September 26, 1917 in Gordon, TX
Died: May 7, 1993 - 75 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 5'10" Wt: 165
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Purchased by the Chicago White Sox from Oklahoma City in 1940
- Served in the Navy during World War II

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 Andy Pafko
1943 - 1959
CF
36.7
 
36.5
-3.4
0.0
-3.6
3 Bobby Thomson
1946 - 1960
CF
33.1
WW2
 
31.7
-1.1
0.0
-2.5
4 Dom DiMaggio
1940 - 1953
CF
31.8
WW2
 
27.5
3.0
0.0
-1.3
5 Johnny Hopp
1939 - 1952
CF
22.7
 
22.1
-3.1
0.0
-3.7
6 Stan Spence
1940 - 1949
CF
22.3
WW2
 
25.6
-4.9
0.0
-1.6
7 Pete Reiser
1940 - 1952
CF
21.7
WW2
 
20.7
-0.3
0.0
-1.4
8 Barney McCosky
1939 - 1953
CF
20.7
WW2
 
19.7
-2.0
0.0
-3.0
9 Terry Moore
1935 - 1948
CF
19.0
WW2
 
16.0
1.7
0.1
-1.3
10 Sam Chapman
1938 - 1951
CF
17.4
WW2
 
17.8
-2.5
0.0
-2.1
11 Johnny Lindell
1941 - 1954
CF
15.6
WW2
 
12.4
-0.3
1.2
-2.3
12 Wally Judnich
1940 - 1949
CF
15.1
WW2
 
16.1
-2.3
0.0
-1.3
13 Bobby Estalella
1935 - 1949
CF
14.1
 
15.2
-2.5
0.0
-1.5
14 Hoot Evers
1941 - 1956
CF
13.0
WW2
 
11.2
-1.6
0.0
-3.4
15 Harry Walker
1940 - 1955
CF
11.0
WW2
 
11.4
-1.6
0.0
-1.2
16 Doc Cramer
1929 - 1948
CF
8.7
 
12.6
-6.2
0.1
-2.2
17 Buster Adams
1939 - 1947
CF
8.3
 
9.3
-1.6
0.0
-0.7
18 Thurman Tucker
1942 - 1951
CF
6.9
WW2
 
4.6
1.7
0.0
-0.6
19 Roy Weatherly
1936 - 1950
CF
6.4
WW2
 
6.1
-0.8
0.0
-1.1
20 Johnny Groth
1946 - 1960
CF
5.9
WW2
 
8.2
-4.0
0.0
-1.7
21 Catfish Metkovich
1943 - 1954
CF
4.7
 
5.6
-3.6
0.0
-2.7
22 Carden Gillenwater
1940 - 1948
CF
4.1
 
3.0
0.8
0.0
-0.3
23 Leon Culberson
1943 - 1948
CF
2.6
 
3.5
-1.5
0.0
-0.7
24 Felix Mackiewicz
1941 - 1947
CF
1.5
 
1.8
-0.5
0.0
-0.2
25 Dick Whitman
1946 - 1951
CF
0.6
WW2
 
0.4
-0.5
0.0
-0.7
26 George Binks
1944 - 1948
CF
0.6
 
0.2
-0.9
0.0
-1.2
27 Al Gionfriddo
1944 - 1947
CF
0.4
WW2
 
1.9
-1.8
0.0
-0.3
28 Tommy Tatum
1941 - 1947
CF
0.1
WW2
 
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
29 Loyd Christopher
1945 - 1947
CF
-0.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
30 Charlie Gilbert
1940 - 1947
CF
-1.5
WW2
 
-0.6
-1.5
0.0
-0.6
31 Paul Lehner
1946 - 1952
CF
-3.8
WW2
 
-2.0
-2.9
0.0
-1.1
32 Bob Usher
1946 - 1957
CF
-4.0
WW2
 
-1.3
-3.4
0.0
-0.7
 
  Thurman Tucker
1942 - 1951
CF
6.9
WW2
 
4.6
1.7
0.0
-0.6
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