White Sox: Would Jose Abreu Make Hall of Fame With Full MLB Career?
Throughout the rest of his career, the averages of what Abreu currently puts up is used as a guide. Every season he has been in the MLB, his hits have continued rise and he only missed 190 hits by one this past season with 189. The lowest amount of base hits he’s had in a season was 176 in 2014, but it’s fair to suggest that if he continued to play at this level, he wouldn’t go higher than 190 or no lower than 170.
He also hasn’t hit 40 or more home runs in a season so it’s fair to also keep those numbers steady at around 30, same with his RBI numbers which haven’t dipped any lower than 100 in his MLB career. Abreu’s career batting average is the simple average of his year-by-year batting average, which hasn’t been lower than .290 and has hit as high as .317. He finished with a batting average of .304 this past season.
Okay, so where does Abreu rank among other Hall of Famers? These are career stats of famous modern-era Hall of Fame first baseman. Try and guess which line’s is Abreu.
- .297 AVG, 2314 H, 449 HR, 1529 RBI, 1517 R
- .296 AVG, 2726 H, 419 HR, 1420 RBI, 1230 R
- .287 AVG, 3255 H, 504 HR, 1917 RBI, 1627 R
- .279 AVG, 2732 H, 379 HR, 1652 RBI, 1272 R
- .297 AVG, 2351 H, 379 HR, 1365 RBI, 1131 R
- .270 AVG, 2211 H, 521 HR, 1555 RBI, 1229 R
- .256 AVG, 2086 H, 573 HR, 1584 RBI, 1283 R