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Chipper Jones

Hall-of-Famers as Seen Through Player Won-Lost Records: Chipper Jones

Chipper Jones was elected to the Hall of Fame in his 1st year of eligibility, 2018, with 97.2% of the vote.

Five highlights of Chipper Jones's career: The first two tables below present Chipper Jones's career as measured by Player won-lost records, in and out of context.

Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Value Decomposition
Season Team Age Games pWins pLosses pWORL pWOPA
1993ATL21
7
0.00.0-0.0-0.0
1994-22
-
----
1995ATL23
140
20.315.56.04.2
1996ATL24
157
22.817.27.35.3
1997ATL25
157
21.517.95.13.2
1998ATL26
160
23.615.99.37.3
1999ATL27
157
22.615.09.17.3
2000ATL28
156
21.216.76.04.2
2001ATL29
159
20.916.26.14.3
2002ATL30
158
23.616.48.06.1
2003ATL31
153
21.517.05.23.3
2004ATL32
137
17.112.85.23.7
2005ATL33
109
16.010.56.45.2
2006ATL34
110
13.112.11.70.5
2007ATL35
134
19.214.36.04.4
2008ATL36
128
15.512.24.22.9
2009ATL37
143
15.914.22.81.4
2010ATL38
95
12.19.43.52.5
2011ATL39
126
14.912.73.42.1
2012ATL40
112
14.111.53.52.3
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
CAREER (reg. season)
2,498
336.0257.498.870.1
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
PostSeason (career)
93
11.111.00.8-0.2
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
COMBINED
2,591
347.1268.499.669.9


Expected Player Won-Lost Records
Value Decomposition
Season Team Age Games eWins eLosses eWORL eWOPA
1993ATL21
7
0.00.00.00.0
1994-22
-
----
1995ATL23
140
18.717.12.81.0
1996ATL24
157
22.317.76.44.4
1997ATL25
157
21.318.24.52.6
1998ATL26
160
22.417.06.94.9
1999ATL27
157
21.715.97.25.4
2000ATL28
156
20.917.05.43.6
2001ATL29
159
21.116.16.44.5
2002ATL30
158
22.517.45.93.9
2003ATL31
153
20.717.83.71.8
2004ATL32
137
16.513.34.12.6
2005ATL33
109
15.211.44.73.5
2006ATL34
110
14.210.94.12.9
2007ATL35
134
19.813.77.25.7
2008ATL36
128
16.011.75.13.8
2009ATL37
143
15.514.52.10.7
2010ATL38
95
11.79.72.71.7
2011ATL39
126
14.712.92.91.6
2012ATL40
112
13.611.92.61.3
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
CAREER (reg. season)
2,498
329.0264.384.655.9
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
PostSeason (career)
93
11.410.71.40.4
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
COMBINED
2,591
340.4275.086.056.3


Chipper Jones was named to eight All-Star teams in his career. Five times, he was voted the starting third baseman for the National League.

In fact, Chipper Jones was one of the best third basemen in major-league history. The next table shows the top five third basemen for whom I have calculated Player won-lost records, ranked by eWins over positional average earned exclusively at third base.

Third Base
eWins eLosses eWOPA
1Mike Schmidt315.3240.865.9
2Eddie Mathews293.9229.756.2
3Chipper Jones266.5214.745.7
4Ron Santo286.3243.833.8
5George Brett220.4187.131.5


In addition to being one of the top five third basemen in major-league history, he is also one of the top five switch-hitters in major-league history.

Top Switch Hitters
(eWins over Non-Pitcher Average)
eWins eLosses WOPA_b
1Mickey Mantle247.5152.589.1
2Chipper Jones241.4181.753.4
3Eddie Murray280.2233.944.1
4Lance Berkman177.6129.644.0
5Reggie Smith176.6135.136.7


One of the top five third basemen in major-league history; one of the top five switch-hitters in major-league history. Obviously, that's the resume of a Hall-of-Famer.

Article last updated: September 8, 2019



All articles are written so that they pull data directly from the most recent version of the Player won-lost database. Hence, any numbers cited within these articles should automatically incorporate the most recent update to Player won-lost records. In some cases, however, the accompanying text may have been written based on previous versions of Player won-lost records. I apologize if this results in non-sensical text in any cases.

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