Birthday: January 9
Chicago Cubs (1977-1981)
- Led NL in Runs Scored in 1978 (104)
- 154 Stolen Bases with Cubs (21st on Cubs all-time list)
Yesterday's Cubs, Today's Metrics
Total WAR as a Cub: 7.5 WAR
15th all-time for a Cubs shortstop. A few comparisons from Cubs history.
- Ryan Theriot had a 7.1 WAR in 2520 PA with Cubs
- Ivan Dejesus had a 7.5 WAR in 3275 PA with Cubs
- Shawon Dunston had a 5.3 WAR in 4842 PA with Cubs
How did Ivan Dejesus compare to his Cub teammates?
Cubs teams-hitters only (300 PA):
- 1977 2.8 WAR was 2nd on team to Steve Ontiveros
- 1978 3.7 WAR was best on 1978 Cubs team (hitters)
- 1979 1.0 WAR was 4th on team (Dave Kingman, Barry Foote, Bill Buckner)
- 1980 1.3 WAR was 3rd on team (Tim Blackwell, Bill Buckner)
- 1981 -1.3 WAR was 4th on team (Bill Buckner, Leon Durham, Steve Henderson)
How did Ivan Dejesus compare to other NL Shortstops of his time?
NL SS (1977-1981)-Includes all NL SS with 300 PA
- 1977 2.8 WAR was 4th of 14
- 1978 3.7 WAR was 3rd of 13
- 1979 1.0 WAR was 7th of 13
- 1980 1.3 WAR was 7th of 14
- 1981 -1.3 WAR was 10th of 11