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Dwight Evans RFRed Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
20 10569 .272 .370 .470 .294 69.4
Birth Date11-3-1951
Height6' 2"
Weight180 lbs
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ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1972 BOS 20 18 64 57 2 15 3 1 1 23 7 13 0 0 0 6 0 0 .263 .344 .404 .286 2.8 -1.1 0.2
1973 BOS 21 119 328 282 46 63 13 1 10 108 40 52 1 2 3 32 5 0 .223 .320 .383 .264 6.2 0.1 0.7
1974 BOS 22 133 514 463 60 130 19 8 10 195 38 77 2 5 6 70 4 4 .281 .335 .421 .272 16.5 18.9 3.9
1975 BOS 23 128 470 412 61 113 24 6 13 188 47 60 4 2 5 56 3 4 .274 .353 .456 .286 24.4 18.1 4.6
1976 BOS 24 146 571 501 61 121 34 5 17 216 57 92 6 4 3 62 6 7 .242 .324 .431 .274 23.6 6.3 3.3
1977 BOS 25 73 265 230 39 66 9 2 14 121 28 58 0 1 6 36 4 2 .287 .363 .526 .285 15.0 2.9 1.8
1978 BOS 26 147 572 497 75 123 24 2 24 223 65 119 2 2 6 63 8 5 .247 .336 .449 .272 22.0 6.1 3.1
1979 BOS 27 152 563 489 69 134 24 1 21 223 69 76 1 1 3 58 6 9 .274 .364 .456 .272 22.4 8.5 3.2
1980 BOS 28 148 542 463 72 123 37 5 18 224 64 98 5 4 6 60 3 1 .266 .358 .484 .288 26.2 7.7 3.6
1981 BOS 29 108 504 412 84 122 19 4 22 215 85 85 1 3 3 71 3 2 .296 .415 .522 .325 46.1 13.5 6.7
1982 BOS 30 162 727 609 122 178 37 7 32 325 112 125 1 2 3 98 3 2 .292 .402 .534 .315 57.6 13.2 7.5
1983 BOS 31 126 544 470 74 112 19 4 22 205 70 97 2 2 0 58 3 0 .238 .338 .436 .268 12.6 -1.6 1.2
1984 BOS 32 162 738 630 121 186 37 8 32 335 96 115 4 7 1 104 3 1 .295 .388 .532 .318 55.0 -1.9 5.7
1985 BOS 33 159 744 617 110 162 29 1 29 280 114 105 5 7 1 78 7 2 .263 .378 .454 .298 46.1 -0.7 4.8
1986 BOS 34 152 640 529 86 137 33 2 26 252 97 117 6 6 2 97 3 3 .259 .376 .476 .301 37.4 1.7 4.1
1987 BOS 35 154 657 541 109 165 37 2 34 308 106 98 3 7 0 123 4 6 .305 .417 .569 .329 52.0 -4.5 4.7
1988 BOS 36 149 645 559 96 164 31 7 21 272 76 99 1 7 2 111 5 1 .293 .375 .487 .309 39.6 -6.1 3.7
1989 BOS 37 146 630 520 82 148 27 3 20 241 99 84 3 7 1 100 3 3 .285 .397 .463 .311 34.0 3.7 4.1
1990 BOS 38 123 522 445 66 111 18 3 13 174 67 73 4 6 0 63 3 4 .249 .349 .391 .268 8.0 0.0 0.9
1991 BAL 39 101 329 270 35 73 9 1 6 102 54 54 2 2 1 38 2 3 .270 .393 .378 .284 18.3 -2.2 1.7
Career2606105698996147024464837338542301391169753775213847859.272.370.470.294565.682.769.4

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1972 BOS MLB 18 64 .286 .227 .288 .329 .240 .326 107 1.5 1.5 -0.4 -1.1 -0.8 2.8 0.2 2.8 0.2
1973 BOS MLB 119 328 .264 .260 .326 .380 .263 .239 104 1.4 8.7 -3.1 0.1 0.5 6.2 0.7 6.2 0.7
1974 BOS MLB 133 514 .272 .262 .321 .373 .262 .315 108 6 13.3 -5 18.9 -0.8 16.5 3.9 16.5 3.9
1975 BOS MLB 128 470 .286 .257 .327 .376 .263 .293 108 12.3 12.4 -4.7 18.1 -0.4 24.4 4.6 24.4 4.6
1976 BOS MLB 146 571 .274 .256 .319 .361 .261 .263 105 7.3 14.4 -5 6.3 -1.8 23.6 3.3 23.6 3.3
1977 BOS MLB 73 265 .285 .270 .330 .411 .267 .327 115 6.9 7.4 -2.3 2.9 0.3 15.0 1.8 15.0 1.8
1978 BOS MLB 147 572 .272 .260 .323 .384 .264 .278 109 6.7 14.9 -5.5 6.1 3.4 22.0 3.1 22.0 3.1
1979 BOS MLB 152 563 .272 .271 .332 .411 .267 .288 108 6.9 15.8 -5.8 8.5 1.9 22.4 3.2 22.4 3.2
1980 BOS MLB 148 542 .288 .272 .329 .401 .266 .299 107 14.9 14.6 -5.4 7.7 -0.0 26.2 3.6 26.2 3.6
1981 BOS MLB 108 504 .325 .257 .318 .371 .261 .325 105 30.7 12.7 -4.7 13.5 4.7 46.1 6.7 46.1 6.7
1982 BOS MLB 162 727 .315 .263 .324 .398 .264 .322 108 40.1 19.6 -7.3 13.2 2.5 57.6 7.5 57.6 7.5
1983 BOS MLB 126 544 .268 .266 .327 .400 .267 .255 106 4.3 14.8 -6.1 -1.6 1.3 12.6 1.2 12.6 1.2
1984 BOS MLB 162 738 .318 .262 .321 .396 .264 .314 103 42.4 19.8 -7.4 -1.9 1.4 55.0 5.7 55.0 5.7
1985 BOS MLB 159 744 .298 .260 .325 .403 .266 .271 102 28.5 20.3 -7.8 -0.7 3.7 46.1 4.8 46.1 4.8
1986 BOS MLB 152 640 .301 .261 .325 .405 .264 .283 101 26.9 17.7 -6.6 1.7 -3.9 37.4 4.1 37.4 4.1
1987 BOS MLB 154 657 .329 .264 .331 .423 .265 .315 102 48.4 19.4 -10 -4.5 -3.5 52.0 4.7 52.0 4.7
1988 BOS MLB 149 645 .309 .262 .326 .396 .270 .321 104 30.2 16.9 -8.3 -6.1 1.1 39.6 3.7 39.6 3.7
1989 BOS MLB 146 630 .311 .261 .324 .386 .265 .303 108 30.7 16.4 -8.3 3.7 -5.1 34.0 4.1 34.0 4.1
1990 BOS MLB 123 522 .268 .257 .325 .386 .261 .268 106 4.2 14.0 -9 0.0 -1.2 8.0 0.9 8.0 0.9
1991 BAL MLB 101 329 .284 .253 .321 .387 .262 .316 98 7.8 8.9 -3.5 -2.2 2.0 18.3 1.7 18.3 1.7

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1972 BOS MLB 64 2 15 3 1 1 6 7 13 0 0 .263 .344 .404 .140 .286 2.8 -1.1 0.2
1973 BOS MLB 328 46 63 13 1 10 32 40 52 5 0 .223 .320 .383 .160 .264 6.2 0.1 0.7
1974 BOS MLB 514 60 130 19 8 10 70 38 77 4 4 .281 .335 .421 .140 .272 16.5 18.9 3.9
1975 BOS MLB 470 61 113 24 6 13 56 47 60 3 4 .274 .353 .456 .182 .286 24.4 18.1 4.6
1976 BOS MLB 571 61 121 34 5 17 62 57 92 6 7 .242 .324 .431 .190 .274 23.6 6.3 3.3
1977 BOS MLB 265 39 66 9 2 14 36 28 58 4 2 .287 .363 .526 .239 .285 15.0 2.9 1.8
1978 BOS MLB 572 75 123 24 2 24 63 65 119 8 5 .247 .336 .449 .201 .272 22.0 6.1 3.1
1979 BOS MLB 563 69 134 24 1 21 58 69 76 6 9 .274 .364 .456 .182 .272 22.4 8.5 3.2
1980 BOS MLB 542 72 123 37 5 18 60 64 98 3 1 .266 .358 .484 .218 .288 26.2 7.7 3.6
1981 BOS MLB 504 84 122 19 4 22 71 85 85 3 2 .296 .415 .522 .226 .325 46.1 13.5 6.7
1982 BOS MLB 727 122 178 37 7 32 98 112 125 3 2 .292 .402 .534 .241 .315 57.6 13.2 7.5
1983 BOS MLB 544 74 112 19 4 22 58 70 97 3 0 .238 .338 .436 .198 .268 12.6 -1.6 1.2
1984 BOS MLB 738 121 186 37 8 32 104 96 115 3 1 .295 .388 .532 .237 .318 55.0 -1.9 5.7
1985 BOS MLB 744 110 162 29 1 29 78 114 105 7 2 .263 .378 .454 .191 .298 46.1 -0.7 4.8
1986 BOS MLB 640 86 137 33 2 26 97 97 117 3 3 .259 .376 .476 .217 .301 37.4 1.7 4.1
1987 BOS MLB 657 109 165 37 2 34 123 106 98 4 6 .305 .417 .569 .264 .329 52.0 -4.5 4.7
1988 BOS MLB 645 96 164 31 7 21 111 76 99 5 1 .293 .375 .487 .193 .309 39.6 -6.1 3.7
1989 BOS MLB 630 82 148 27 3 20 100 99 84 3 3 .285 .397 .463 .179 .311 34.0 3.7 4.1
1990 BOS MLB 522 66 111 18 3 13 63 67 73 3 4 .249 .349 .391 .142 .268 8.0 0.0 0.9
1991 BAL MLB 329 35 73 9 1 6 38 54 54 2 3 .270 .393 .378 .107 .284 18.3 -2.2 1.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1991-06-14 1991-07-11 15-DL 27 23 - Ankle Inflammation Achilles Tendon - -
1990-07-14 1990-07-30 15-DL 16 18 - Low Back Soreness - -
1983-08-07 1983-09-01 15-DL 25 25 Left Groin Strain - -
1977-08-22 1977-10-01 60-DL 40 41 Right Knee Surgery Cartilage 1977-08-31 -
1977-06-22 1977-07-10 15-DL 18 16 Right Knee Cartilage Injury -
1977-06-02 1977-06-16 15-DL 14 12 Right Knee Cartilage Injury - -

Compensation

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August's Surprising Power PerformancesDaniel Rathman2013-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: What is a Good Hitting Coach Worth?Russell A. Carleton2013-05-06
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: What it Would Mean for the Marlins if Placido Polanco Bats FourthBen Lindbergh2013-03-28
Wezen-Ball: Clemens' 20 K'sLarry Granillo2013-02-04
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Pacific SurflinerGeoff Young2013-01-22
BP Announcements: The Hall of Nearly Great Ebook is Available NowBen Lindbergh2012-07-19
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
Baseball ProGUESTus: The Tensest Series of All TimeDave Studeman2012-04-03
BP Unfiltered: Support The Hall of Very GoodMarc Normandin2012-03-20
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Overlooked Overlooked Hall of FamersBen Lindbergh2012-02-02
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Keeper Reaper: Outfielders for 12/27/11Rob McQuown2011-12-27
Wezen-Ball: Player Rankings for Type A/B Calculations, 1982-1984Larry Granillo2011-11-02
Baseball ProGUESTus: Adventures in Sabermetrics 101Andy Andres2011-09-23
The BP Broadside: The Bronx Blame Game and the Posada PsychodramaSteven Goldman2011-05-17
Spitballing: Repeat BusinessJeremy Greenhouse2011-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Kansas City Royals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-11-19
Checking the Numbers: CarGo on the RoadEric Seidman2010-09-17
Prospectus Q&A: On Trammell and WhitakerDavid Laurila2010-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: SwaptacularJay Jaffe2010-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Don't Call it the Veterans' CommitteeJay Jaffe2010-07-28
Prospectus Q&A: Buck ShowalterDavid Laurila2010-04-04
Prospectus Q&A: Chaz ScogginsDavid Laurila2010-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Astros Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-02-02
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Marlins Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: 10 Men OutJay Jaffe2010-01-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Installing a Bay by QueensChristina Kahrl2010-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Hall of Fame Cases for OutfieldersJay Jaffe2009-12-31
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Angels versus Red Sox LDSChristina Kahrl2009-10-08
The Week in Quotes: July 20-26Alex Carnevale2009-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Beefing UpKevin Goldstein2009-05-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Hitters' Breakout BunchJay Jaffe2009-02-20
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Royals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-02-12
Playoff Diary: ALCS Game Three: Rays versus Red SoxDavid Laurila2008-10-15
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Strange RelationsSteven Goldman2008-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Milestoners and the New New Veterans CommitteeJay Jaffe2007-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Activate Theo EpsteinJim Baker2007-07-06
Player Profile: Austin KearnsMarc Normandin2007-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Gold Gloves in FebruaryJoe Sheehan2007-02-27
This article requires BP Premium accessGrumpy Old Men: JAWS Tackles the Veterans Committee BallotJay Jaffe2007-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Shea HillenbrandDavid Laurila2007-02-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 17-21, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Walkfest, 2006Jim Baker2006-04-28
Prospectus Today: On EdmondsJoe Sheehan2006-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Tales from PECOTASteven Goldman2006-04-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Frank Thomas' RelocodaJim Baker2006-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessRoberto Alomar Calls It Quits: Within Spitting Distance of the Hall of FameJay Jaffe2005-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Class of '05Jim Baker2004-11-30
This article requires BP Premium accessLeast Competent Criminals: The Least Efficient Base-Stealing Teams EverJim Baker2004-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Making RBIs UsefulNate Silver2004-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1984 Part III: GhostbustersSteven Goldman2004-02-19
Aim For The Head: Memory LaneKeith Woolner2004-02-11
Aim For The Head: Pete Rose and the Hall of FameKeith Woolner2003-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Binomial Distribution (or What the Heck is Up with Miguel Tejada and Alex Gonzalez?)Nate Silver2003-05-07
The Impossible Dream: How the 1967 Red Sox Won the PennantMark Armour2003-03-17
From The Mailbag: Baseball ProspectusBaseball Prospectus2002-09-24
Swinging for the Hall, Part 2: A Non-HOF All-Star TeamMichael Wolverton2002-09-18
Swinging for the Hall: The Best Hitter Outside CooperstownMichael Wolverton2002-09-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: Jose Canseco and the Keltner ListRyan Wilkins2002-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessLarry Walker and the Hall of Fame: Larry Walker and the Hall of FameJohn Brattain2002-03-08


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-01-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)I appreciate WAR as a reflective statistic but how is it possible that a player like Vladimir Guererro falls so short in both career AND peak compared to HOF Right Fielders? Yes he was a hacker, but his career OBP is still .379 and OPS .931 with most of his home games in pitcher friendly parks. He was arguably the most feared hitter in the game for a 7 year period, leading the league in intentional walks yet he comes in below guys like Dwight Evans, Reggie Smith, Gary Sheffield and Bobby Bonds. Really?
(Scott from LA)
Vlad racked up his numbers in a much more offense-friendly era than the guys you mention (Sheffield excepted - and the two are side-by-side in the JAWS rankings), his defensive value was in the red, he had one really productive season after age 33, and doesn't have *anything* after his age 36 season. It's very tough to get into the Hall of Fame with a resume like that no matter what preceded it; ask Dale Murphy. (Jay Jaffe on the Hall of Fame)
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)As an older Mets fan who fondly remembers Ventura for his grand slam single, and a young baseball fan who fondly remembers Ventura for charging Nolan Ryan. He deserved better than being one and done, right?
(J.P. from Hartford)
Absolutely. I'm not convinced yet that he belongs, but as with Will Clark, Lou Whitaker, Dwight Evans, Bobby Grich and several others, I certainly feel the debate should have gone on a whole lot longer before anyone made up their minds. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Jay. It seems as though Dwight Evans fell off the ballot a few years ago without much notice. Thoughts on Dewey?
(kgballs from NYC)
There were years where Evans had JAWS numbers that were above the bar, but the rising replacement level and changes in our defensive assessment now leave him pretty short (59.5/37.7/48.6 at a position where 75.7/46.6/61.2 is the standard). A damn sight better than Rice, but not enough for anyone to declare a gross miscarriage of justice. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-09-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jay, Do you think of the players on the new Veteran's Committee ballot belong in the HOF? Thanks for chatting.
(collins from greenville nc)
I think Bill Dahlen does, and I'd be willing to consider Joe Gordon given the impact of World War II service on his career, but I'm far more interested in seeing cases like Bobby Grich, Lou Whitaker and Dwight Evans come up for a vote than some of these oldtimers. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-05-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rich Gedman was my favorite baseball player as a kid. Since I was a wee lad during his career, how do you remember him? His post '86 batting lines are too depressing for me to look at.
(rogerlamarque from Brooklyn)
As part of a really awesome lineup, from Wade Boggs leading off (no stolen bases "to speed things up" in Boston) to Dwight Evans at #2, all the way down to Marty Barrett, who wasn't an impact player but could at least slap .290-worth of singles. I also remember the injuries, principally a bad thumb, pretty much finishing Gedman at 25, a tough break for both him and the franchise. (Steven Goldman)
2008-01-22 19:00:00 (link to chat)I haven't read the whole chat, but I assume you should apologize for what you said about Jim Rice.
(Paul from Undisclosed)
I haven't mentioned Mr. Rice yet, so I'll apologize in advance for what I'm about to say for those easily offended. I was a big Red Sox fan for the entire duration of Rice's career. I pulled for him to succeed as hard as anybody. I believe I am beinig objective when I say that he does not belong in the Hall of Fame. In fact, he is not even close to being a Hall of Famer. In further fact, his long-time teammate, Dwight Evans, has a MUCH stronger case for Cooperstown than he does. I'm as surprised to be writing that as you might be reading it, but take a look at the numbers. (Jim Baker)
2008-01-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)I'm having an arguement with one of the Bostonians I work with as to the misplaced Jim Rice love. I told him Dwight Evans was a better player over the course of his career than Rice. Am I right?
(mferrin from Washington DC)
Yes. JAWS has Evans (91.7) well ahead of Rice (69.4), and even Fred Lynn (68.3) isn't far off the pace.

OK folks, gotta take a time out to do a radio hit in San Diego (1360 AM Sports XTRA). You can listen here:

http://www.xtrasports1360.com/main.html

I'll be back to take one or two more questions but I'll have to run soon after. (Jay Jaffe)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-10 13:30:00Friday LCSGiven how everyone is now bending over backwards to put Rice into the HOF maybe I shouldn't say this, but the GDPs are the one bum rap he got -- hitting behind Wade Boggs and Dwight Evans, or Boggs and Marty Barrett, even Vince Coleman would have hit into a bunch of double plays. There were only a couple of years in Rice's career in which his rate led the league. (Steven Goldman)