Johnny Pesky

Position
Shortstop
Years
1942-1954
Hall Rating
62
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Johnny Pesky is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Early Baseball Era Committee in 2021.
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Peak
52%
Longevity
48%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
31.7 16.6 32.6 18.5
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
79 9 12 17 45
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1942 BOS 3.8 5.5
1946 BOS 4.6 6.5
1947 BOS 2.1 4.1
1948 BOS 1.7 3.5
1949 BOS 2.2 4.0
1950 BOS 1.5 3.2
1951 BOS 2.6 4.3
1952 2 teams -0.9 0.0
1952 BOS -0.8 -0.6
1952 DET -0.1 0.6
1953 DET 0.0 1.1
1954 2 teams -1.0 -0.5
1954 DET -0.1 -0.1
1954 WSH (MIN) -0.9 -0.4
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1960
0.4%
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