Bobo Newsom

Position
Pitcher
Years
1929-1953
Hall Rating
92
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Bobo Newsom is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Early Baseball Era Committee in 2021.
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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
47.7 16.1 49.1 27.2
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-185 0 0 0 150 193
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1929 BRO (LAD) -0.5 -0.5
1930 BRO (LAD) 0.0 0.0
1932 CHC 0.1 0.0
1934 SLB (BAL) 3.0 5.7
1935 2 teams 0.5 2.7
1935 SLB (BAL) -0.2 0.2
1935 WSH (MIN) 0.7 2.5
1936 WSH (MIN) 0.3 2.9
1937 2 teams 0.7 3.2
1937 WSH (MIN) -1.0 -0.4
1937 BOS 1.7 3.6
1938 SLB (BAL) 1.9 5.0
1939 2 teams 5.1 7.8
1939 SLB (BAL) 0.5 0.9
1939 DET 4.6 6.9
1940 DET 5.2 7.5
1941 DET 0.1 2.3
1942 2 teams -2.8 -1.0
1942 WSH (MIN) -2.3 -0.8
1942 BRO (LAD) -0.5 -0.2
1943 3 teams -2.1 -0.3
1943 BRO (LAD) 0.5 1.6
1943 SLB (BAL) -1.9 -1.5
1943 WSH (MIN) -0.7 -0.4
1944 PHA (OAK) 1.8 3.7
1945 PHA (OAK) 0.3 2.1
1946 2 teams 2.0 3.7
1946 PHA (OAK) 0.2 0.6
1946 WSH (MIN) 1.8 3.1
1947 2 teams 0.9 2.3
1947 WSH (MIN) 0.0 0.6
1947 NYY 0.9 1.7
1948 NYG (SFG) -0.3 0.0
1952 2 teams 0.1 0.5
1952 WSH (MIN) -0.2 -0.1
1952 PHA (OAK) 0.3 0.6
1953 PHA (OAK) -0.2 0.1
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1960
2.2%
1962
1.9%
1964
8.5%
1964
0.5% (Run-Off)
1966
8.3%
1967
6.5%
1967
2.0% (Run-Off)
1968
7.8%
1969
9.4%
1970
4.0%
1971
4.7%
1972
7.8%
1973
8.7%
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