Elston Howard

Position
Catcher
Years
1955-1968
Hall Rating
61
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Elston Howard is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2022.
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Peak
33%
Longevity
68%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
27.1 8.8 31.8 19.0
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
41 -8 -15 40 46
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1955 NYY 0.6 1.5
1956 NYY -1.5 -0.5
1957 NYY -2.0 -0.8
1958 NYY 1.9 3.2
1959 NYY 0.5 2.0
1960 NYY -0.6 0.5
1961 NYY 3.9 5.4
1962 NYY 2.1 3.8
1963 NYY 3.6 5.2
1964 NYY 3.6 5.5
1965 NYY -0.3 1.0
1966 NYY 0.1 1.6
1967 2 teams -2.5 -1.3
1967 NYY -1.2 -0.5
1967 BOS -1.3 -0.8
1968 BOS -0.6 0.2
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1974
5.2%
1975
6.4%
1976
14.2%
1977
11.2%
1978
10.8%
1979
6.9%
1980
7.5%
1981
20.7%
1982
9.6%
1983
8.6%
1984
11.2%
1985
13.7%
1986
12.0%
1987
10.7%
1988
12.4%
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