Danny Cater

First Base

1964—1975

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Player LeveL
Journeyman
All-time rank
NR
First Base RANK
NR

Player Detail

Danny Anderson
GIVEN NAME
Cater
SURNAME
February 25, 1940, in Austin, TX
BORN
STILL LIVING
DIED
1964—1975
Playing Career
Played from 24-35
PLAYING AGE
Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago White Sox
Kansas City A's
Oakland A's
New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Cardinals
Teams Played For
First Base
PRIMARY POSITION
Oakland A's
PRIMARY TEAM
NONE
World Series titles
NONE
NICKNAME
NA
UNIFORM NUMBER
UNKNOWN
BATTING ORDER
6-0 / 170
HEIGHT / WEIGHT
Right / Right
BATTED / THREW
April 14, 1964
Major League Debut
June 11, 1975
FINAL GAME

50

HITTING

40

POWER

30

RUNNING

30

FIELDING

50

THROWING
20 = NOT MLB CALIBER
30 = WELL BELOW AVG
40 = Below Average
50 = MLB AVERAGE
60 = ABOVE AVG
70 = EXCELLENT
80 = RARE, ELITE
Cater finished second in the American League batting race in 1968 with a batting average of .290, the lowest mark ever by a runner-up.

Career Stats

GAMES HITS HR RBI AVG
1289
1229
66
519
.276

Teammate Team

CATCHER:
First Base:
Second Base:
Shortstop:
Third Base:
Left Field:
Center Field:
Right Field:
Pitcher:
pitcher:
manager:
COMING SOON

SLASH LINE

AVG OBP SLG
.276
.316
.377

FOR THE TRADITIONALISTS.

VERSUS HIS PEERS

OPS LG OPS COMP
.693
.753
92.3

PLAYER OPS COMPARED TO AVERAGE PLAYER AT HIS POSITION IN HIS LEAGUE AND ERA. OPS = ON-BASE + SLUGGING.

Hall of Fame Worthy?

JAWS JAWS BY HOFER
9.8
52.3

PLAYER JAWS COMPARED TO HOF PLAYER AT HIS POSITION. JAWS = AVERAGE OF CAREER WAR & WAR7.

Danny Cater Per Season

PER 600 PLATE APPEARANCES COMPARED TO Contemporaries AT HIS POSITION

AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB TB TRB AVG OBP SLG OPS
Cater
558
154
62
24
4
8
65
32
51
3
210
189
.276
.316
.377
693
AVG 1B
529
137
66
21
3
19
88
60
85
5
220
201
.259
.337
.416
.753

Danny Cater Rankings

AT First Base BY THESE SOURCES

BASEBALL EGG HALL OF STATS BASEBALL SCHOLAR JAWS BILL JAMES
NR
NR
NR
NR
NR
Updated THRU 2021
Updated THRU 2021
UPDATED THRU 2021
Updated THRU 2021
UPDATED THRU 2020

AT First Base BY VALUE

CAREER LONG PEAK PRIME SHORT PEAK
NR
NR
NR
NR
CAREER WAR
WAR7
WAR 5 CONSECUTIVE
WAR3

Danny Cater PLAYER VALUE

WAR COMPARED TO AVERAGE HALL OF FAMER AT HIS POSITION

CAREER WAR7 WAR5C WAR3 WAR PER SN
10.6
9.0
6.3
6.1
1.31
62.1
42.4
30.7
21.0
5.09
BLUE = Danny Cater
GRAY = AVERAGE HALL OF FAME 1B

WIN SHARES COMPARED TO AVERAGE HALL OF FAMER AT HIS POSITION

CAREER WIN SHARES 7 WIN SHARES 5C WIN SHARES 3 WS PER SN
111.2
94.4
UNK
63.9
13.9
348.1
202.5
145.2
97.0
26.5
BLUE = Danny Cater
GRAY = AVERAGE HALL OF FAME 1B

— Explanation of Advanced Statistics —

Wins Above Replacement is a non-standardized sabermetric statistic developed to sum up a player’s total contributions to his team. A player’s WAR value is claimed to be the number of additional wins his team has achieved above the number of expected team wins if that player were substituted with a replacement-level player:

A player’s best seven seasons according to his Wins Above Replacement (WAR). Also called LONG PEAK.

A player’s best five consecutive seasons according to his Wins Above Replacement (WAR). Also called PLAYER PRIME.

A player’s best three seasons according to his Wins Above Replacement (WAR). Also called SHORT PEAK.

A player’s Wins Above Replacement (WAR) per season (calculated for 162 games).

Advanced statistical method devised by Bill James. A Win Share represents one-third of a team win, by definition, and takes into account defense, offense, baserunning, park effects, and level of competition, era, and many other factors.

A player’s best seven seasons according to his Win Shares. A measure of LONG PEAK.

A player’s best five consecutive seasons according to his Win Shares. A measure of a player’s PRIME.

A player’s best three seasons according to his Win Shares. A measure of a player’s SHORT PEAK.

A player’s Win Shares per season (calculated for 162 games).

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