Cal McVey

Position
First Baseman
Years
1871–1879
Hall Rating
60
Hall of Merit
Inductee
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Cal McVey is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Classic Baseball Era Committee in 2025.
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Peak
52%
Longevity
48%

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Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
19.2 9.9 39.0 14.1
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
156 6 0 -5 9 -33
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1871 BOS (BNA) 1.3 1.7
1872 BOS (BNA) 0.5 1.2
1873 BAL (BLC) 1.1 1.7
1874 BOS (BNA) 1.9 3.0
1875 BOS (BNA) 3.1 4.5
1876 CHC 2.2 3.5
1877 CHC -0.7 0.7
1878 CIN (CNR) 0.8 1.8
1879 CIN (CNR) -0.3 1.1
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