Dwight Evans

Birthdate 11/03/1951
Death Date
Debut Year 1972
Year of Induction
Teams Orioles, Red Sox
Positions Designated Hitter, Right Field

Dwight Evans won 8 Gold Gloves, appeared in 3 All Star games and finished in the Top 10 of MVP voting 4 times. Would you put him in the Hall?

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WAR makes Dwight Evans a glaring omission from Cooperstown

WAR makes Dwight Evans a glaring omission from Cooperstown

Known for his strong and accurate arm in the outfield, Evans won eight Gold Gloves, appeared in three All Star games and finished in the top ten in MVP voting four times. He finished his career with a WAR of 67.1. That’s higher than many Cooperstown men at his position. The list includes Dave Winfield, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Rice, Ichiro Suzuki
Dwight Evans was an excellent all-around ballplayer without a singular dominant skill

Dwight Evans was an excellent all-around ballplayer without a singular dominant skill

Many believe Dwight Evans Hall of Fame candidacy has been overlooked because he lacked a singular shining talent. Instead he was far above average performance in many areas. His Hall of Fame teammate Jim Rice led the AL in total bases four times, homers three times, and RBI twice. Rice had a career-

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