Darrell Evans

Darrell Evans autograph
Birthdate 05/26/1947
Death Date
Debut Year 1969
Year of Induction
Teams Braves, Giants, Tigers
Positions Designated Hitter, First Base, Third Base

SABRmetric star Bill James described Darrell Evans as “the most underrated player in baseball history, absolutely number one on the list”.

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Darrell Evans Autoball contract signed the year of his MLB debut

Darrell Evans Autoball contract signed the year of his MLB debut

Darrell Evans would certainly get more love if he played in today’s SABR-minded environment. He drew over 100 walks in five seasons with a career high of 126 in 1974. As of the start of the 2016 season Evans ranked 11th on the all-time career walk list ahead of hitters like Pete Rose, Willie M
Darrell Evans signed endorsement questionnaire from MLBPA

Darrell Evans signed endorsement questionnaire from MLBPA

The Major League Baseball Players Association sent out questionnaires like this one to its players to determine what endorsements each man had. Today’s players compliment their baseball salary with off field endorsement but that wasn’t always the case. This document filled out by Darrel
Closeup of 1973 Darrell Evans signed endorsement questionnaire from MLBPA

Closeup of 1973 Darrell Evans signed endorsement questionnaire from MLBPA

Shown here is the closeup of Darrell Evans’ signature at the bottom of the 1973 MLBPA endorsement questionnaire. Evans’ autograph is in red pen as he denotes Atlanta as his club and dates the document July 12, 1973. That season Evans joined Hank Aaron and Davey Johnson to form baseball&#

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