Dummy Hoy

Position
Center Fielder
Years
1888-1902
Hall Rating
52
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Dummy Hoy is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Early Baseball Era Committee in 2021.
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Peak
18%
Longevity
82%

Hoy accumulated 32.7 WAR in his career, which translates to a relatively long career at a moderately above average level. He did pull a unique WAR-related feat, however. He managed a 2+ WAR season in four different major leagues: 4.3 for Washington (NL) in 1888, 4.2 for Chicago (AL) in 1901, 3.4 for St. Louis (AA) in 1891, and 2.6 for Buffalo (PL) in 1890. No other player in history has done so in more than three leagues.

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Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
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32.7 6.0 35.2 11.3
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
178 15 0 -34 -91
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1888 WHS (WNL) 2.2 4.3
1889 WHS (WNL) -0.8 1.2
1890 BUF (BFB) 1.3 2.6
1891 STL 1.8 3.4
1892 WHS (WAS) 1.0 3.4
1893 WHS (WAS) -2.9 -0.9
1894 CIN 0.0 2.0
1895 CIN -0.8 0.9
1896 CIN 1.1 2.9
1897 CIN -0.4 1.6
1898 LOU 1.0 3.3
1899 LOU -0.4 2.0
1901 CHW 2.2 4.2
1902 CIN 0.7 1.8
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