Don Newcombe

Position
Pitcher
Years
1949-1960
Hall Rating
58
Next Ballot
Don Newcombe is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2021.
Peak
44%
Longevity
56%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
38.0 16.6 38.7 12.9
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-17 -1 2 0 99 61
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1949 BRO (LAD) 3.3 5.8
1950 BRO (LAD) 1.8 4.4
1951 BRO (LAD) 1.5 4.2
1954 BRO (LAD) -0.6 0.9
1955 BRO (LAD) 2.8 5.2
1956 BRO (LAD) 2.6 5.3
1957 BRO (LAD) 1.7 3.6
1958 2 teams 0.5 2.3
1958 LAD -1.4 -1.0
1958 CIN 1.9 3.3
1959 CIN 4.3 6.6
1960 2 teams -1.4 -0.2
1960 CIN -1.0 -0.2
1960 CLE -0.4 0.0
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1966
2.3%
1967
6.2%
1967
0.7% (Run-Off)
1968
3.2%
1969
0.9%
1970
1.7%
1971
2.2%
1972
1.8%
1973
2.9%
1974
1.9%
1975
3.0%
1976
5.4%
1977
11.2%
1978
12.7%
1979
12.0%
1980
15.3%
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