Bill Bruton

Position
Center Fielder
Years
1953–1964
Hall Rating
35
Next Ballot
Bill Bruton is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Classic Baseball Era Committee in 2025.
Peak
11%
Longevity
89%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
26.3 2.9 26.7 5.8
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
-27 30 15 33 -8
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1953 MLN (ATL) -1.8 0.7
1954 MLN (ATL) -0.5 1.8
1955 MLN (ATL) 0.1 2.5
1956 MLN (ATL) 1.0 3.3
1957 MLN (ATL) 0.7 2.0
1958 MLN (ATL) 0.2 1.6
1959 MLN (ATL) 0.5 2.5
1960 MLN (ATL) 1.2 3.7
1961 DET 0.6 2.6
1962 DET 0.9 2.8
1963 DET -0.6 1.2
1964 DET 0.6 1.6
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1971
0.3%
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