Jim Essian

Position
Catcher
Years
1973-1984
Hall Rating
23
Next Ballot
Jim Essian is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Modern Baseball Era Committee in 2023.
Peak
34%
Longevity
66%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
10.9 3.7 12.9 6.3
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
-11 -6 -5 20 34
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1973 PHI -0.1 -0.1
1974 PHI -0.4 -0.3
1975 PHI 0.2 0.2
1976 CHW 0.8 1.6
1977 CHW 2.1 3.4
1978 OAK 1.1 2.3
1979 OAK -0.4 0.8
1980 OAK 0.2 1.2
1981 CHW -0.2 0.0
1982 SEA -0.4 0.2
1983 CLE -0.3 0.1
1984 OAK 1.1 1.6
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