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 Classic Baseball Era Committee in 2025.
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Peak
32%
Longevity
68%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
47.9 15.5 48.9 27.1
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-181 -1 0 0 0 178
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1929 BRO (LAD) -0.5 -0.4
1930 BRO (LAD) 0.0 0.0
1932 CHC 0.1 0.0
1934 SLB (BAL) 2.7 5.6
1935 2 teams 0.6 2.9
1935 SLB (BAL) -0.2 0.2
1935 WSH (MIN) 0.8 2.7
1936 WSH (MIN) 0.2 2.8
1937 2 teams 0.7 3.3
1937 WSH (MIN) -1.0 -0.4
1937 BOS 1.7 3.7
1938 SLB (BAL) 1.8 4.9
1939 2 teams 5.0 7.8
1939 SLB (BAL) 0.5 1.0
1939 DET 4.5 6.8
1940 DET 5.0 7.3
1941 DET 0.1 2.3
1942 2 teams -3.0 -1.3
1942 WSH (MIN) -2.5 -1.0
1942 BRO (LAD) -0.5 -0.3
1943 3 teams -1.9 -0.2
1943 BRO (LAD) 0.6 1.6
1943 SLB (BAL) -1.8 -1.4
1943 WSH (MIN) -0.7 -0.4
1944 PHA (OAK) 1.9 3.8
1945 PHA (OAK) 0.3 2.2
1946 2 teams 1.9 3.7
1946 PHA (OAK) 0.1 0.6
1946 WSH (MIN) 1.8 3.1
1947 2 teams 1.0 2.6
1947 WSH (MIN) 0.0 0.7
1947 NYY 1.0 1.9
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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