Norm Eva
Essendon Knights (ML)
Norm Eva
Birthdate:
June 9, 1963 (25 y, 7 m, 6 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/L
Height/Weight:
6'5"/226
Entry:
1983 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 6, Team: Penrith Panthers
Contract:
$206k / 4 years (1988-1991)
ML Service Time:
3 years, 58 days

1988 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
17 17 108.0 6-6 0 0 0 44 100 2.750 2.884 80 3.568 2.40

1988 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
17 39 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 14 0 0 0.180 0.180 0.385 0.169 0.280 -10 -0.41 0.60

1988 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
P 17 108.0 5 14 0 1.0000 1.0989 0.603
Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 58 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 6 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Fair
Local Very Popular
Current Contract
1988 $51.5k ($18.8k left)
1989 $51.5k
1990 $51.5k
1991 $51.5k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 2 3 1 1 1
vs R 2 3 1 1 1
vs L 2 3 1 1 1
Potential 2 3 1 2 1
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 1 3
Arm 1 5 1
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 10
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 10 7 4
vs R 10 7 4
vs L 9 7 4
Potential 10 7 4
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 9 9
Curveball 3 3
Changeup 10 10
Forkball 8 9
Other Pitching
Velocity 97-99 mph
GB % 55%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 8
Hold 8
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1989-01-01
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff increased from 9 to 10
GB% increased from 54% to 55%
1988-08-16
Weight increased from 225 to 226
1988-07-29
Weight increased from 223 to 225
1988-05-04
Weight increased from 222 to 223
1988-04-16
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Contact decreased from 3 to 2
Contact vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Stuff decreased from 10 to 9
Local Popularity increased from Popular to Very Popular
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1988-03-28
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1988-01-17
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff increased from 9 to 10
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup increased from 9 to 10
1987-11-22
Weight increased from 221 to 222
1987-11-01
Weight decreased from 222 to 221
1987-09-20
Stuff decreased from 10 to 9
GB% decreased from 56% to 54%
Curveball Pot decreased from 4 to 3
Changeup decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 221 to 222
1987-08-28
Weight increased from 220 to 221
1987-08-21
Weight increased from 219 to 220
1987-07-17
Weight decreased from 220 to 219
1987-04-18
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Power decreased from 2 to 1
Power vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Eye Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
GB% decreased from 57% to 56%
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
1987-03-20
Weight increased from 219 to 220
1987-03-08
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Stuff increased from 9 to 10
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1986-12-14
Weight decreased from 219 to 218
1986-11-09
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1986-10-05
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 61% to 57%
Forkball Pot decreased from 10 to 9
1986-08-10
Weight decreased from 219 to 218
1986-04-14
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Stuff vs R increased from 9 to 10
Movement Potential increased from 7 to 8
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 58% to 61%
Forkball Pot increased from 9 to 10
Forkball increased from 7 to 8
1986-02-23
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1986-01-05
Stuff vs L increased from 8 to 9
Curveball increased from 2 to 3
1985-09-29
Eye Potential decreased from 3 to 1
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 3 to 1
Stuff increased from 8 to 9
Stuff vs R increased from 8 to 9
Stuff vs L increased from 7 to 8
Movement Potential increased from 6 to 7
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 56% to 58%
Fastball increased from 8 to 9
Curveball Pot increased from 3 to 4
Changeup Pot increased from 9 to 10
Changeup increased from 8 to 10
1985-08-10
Weight decreased from 219 to 218
1985-07-17
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1985-03-31
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1985-01-06
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Stuff Potential increased from 9 to 10
Stuff increased from 6 to 8
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 8
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Velocity increased from 96-98 mph to 97-99 mph
GB% decreased from 57% to 56%
Fastball increased from 7 to 8
Changeup increased from 5 to 8
Forkball Pot increased from 8 to 9
Forkball increased from 6 to 7
1984-10-07
Weight increased from 217 to 218
1984-09-04
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 216 to 217
1984-07-29
Weight increased from 215 to 216
1984-07-17
Contact increased from 1 to 2
Contact vs R increased from 1 to 2
Contact vs L increased from 1 to 2
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Curveball Pot decreased from 4 to 3
Changeup Pot decreased from 10 to 9
Changeup increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 213 to 215
1984-04-02
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
1984-02-05
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1984-01-01
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 56% to 57%
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Changeup increased from 3 to 4
Forkball increased from 5 to 6
1983-09-18
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1983-09-06
Eye Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 1 to 3
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
1983-08-09
Contact Potential increased from 1 to 2
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Velocity increased from 95-97 mph to 96-98 mph
Changeup Pot increased from 9 to 10
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 212 to 213

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1988 25 17 17 108.0 6 6 0 100 44 22.47% 9.89% 1.35% 78.48% 51.43% 0.246 2.750 2.884 80 3.568 -0.13 2.40
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1987 24 26 26 164.1 14 3 0 174 65 26.01% 9.72% 1.94% 80.32% 50.17% 0.246 2.519 2.993 79 3.315 -0.47 3.72
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1986 23 26 26 169.2 13 8 0 158 72 22.77% 10.37% 1.73% 73.25% 56.54% 0.220 2.599 3.174 83 3.494 -0.57 3.51
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1985 22 0 45 46.1 2 3 0 52 40 24.30% 18.69% 0.93% 82.45% 52.50% 0.278 2.914 3.756 95 4.510 -0.84 0.23
Total - VBL
VBL
69 114 488.1 35 20 0 484 221 23.94% 10.93% 1.63% 77.91% 52.96% 0.240 2.636 3.104 82 3.547 -0.47 9.85

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1984 21 10 10 56.2 5 4 0 75 31 30.74% 12.70% 2.87% 79.48% 42.70% 0.313 3.812 4.192 87 4.142 -0.38 1.13
WAD - ADL
1984 21 11 11 69.0 6 0 0 107 24 40.07% 8.99% 1.87% 88.71% 44.44% 0.286 1.826 2.894 68 2.904 -1.07 2.19
WER - YL
1983 20 13 13 70.1 3 5 0 74 25 24.03% 8.12% 1.95% 70.08% 54.84% 0.351 4.095 4.392 98 4.370 -0.30 1.02
WAD - ADL
1983 20 8 8 50.0 1 1 0 72 14 36.73% 7.14% 1.02% 80.51% 50.00% 0.304 2.160 2.603 60 2.983 -0.44 1.83
Total - AAA
AAA
10 10 56.2 5 4 0 75 31 30.74% 12.70% 2.87% 79.48% 42.70% 0.313 3.812 4.192 87 4.142 -0.38 1.13
Total - AA
AA
32 32 189.1 10 6 0 253 63 32.81% 8.17% 1.69% 78.13% 50.35% 0.320 2.757 3.374 77 3.469 -0.62 5.04

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1988 25 17 46 39 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 14 0 0 0.180 0.180 0.385 0.2800 0.169 -10 -0.41
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1987 24 26 68 59 9 3 1 0 4 5 0 20 0 0 0.153 0.150 0.387 0.2250 0.164 -13 -0.75
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1986 23 26 65 54 10 3 0 0 1 5 1 14 0 0 0.185 0.214 0.455 0.2500 0.203 20 -0.45
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1985 22 45 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -129 -0.06
Total - VBL
VBL
114 180 153 26 7 1 0 6 10 1 49 0 0 0.170 0.180 0.408 0.2476 0.178 -1 -1.67

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1984 21 10 22 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0.053 0.100 0.153 0.0909 0.082 -84 -0.40
WAD - ADL
1984 21 11 30 25 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 8 0 0 0.120 0.120 0.240 0.1765 0.111 -62 -0.48
WAD - ADL
1983 20 8 20 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0.056 0.105 0.161 0.1667 0.088 -76 -0.32
WER - YL
1983 20 13 25 23 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 15 0 0 0.174 0.174 0.391 0.5000 0.176 -21 -0.27
Total - AAA
AAA
10 22 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0.053 0.100 0.153 0.0909 0.082 -84 -0.40
Total - AA
AA
32 75 66 8 1 0 0 2 3 1 35 0 0 0.121 0.134 0.271 0.2581 0.127 -52 -1.07

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1988 P 17 108.0 5 14 0 1.000 1.583 1.099 0.60
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1987 P 26 164.1 3 29 4 0.889 1.753 0.935 -0.35
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1986 P 26 169.2 6 31 1 0.974 1.963 1.066 0.39
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1985 P 43 46.1 1 4 1 0.833 0.971 0.822 -0.30
Total P 112 488.1 15 78 6 0.34

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1984 P 10 56.2 1 6 1 0.875 1.112 1.164 0.22
WAD - ADL
1984 P 11 69.0 0 7 2 0.778 0.913 1.511 0.22
WER - YL
1983 P 13 70.1 1 8 1 0.900 1.152 0.899 0.24
WAD - ADL
1983 P 8 50.0 2 3 0 1.000 0.900 1.011 0.27
Total P 42 246.0 4 24 4 0.95
Victorian Baseball League Pitching Log
Click two rows to sum games (Clear)
Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Jan. 14, 1989
Jan 14
STK 2 - 6 5.0 3 5 5 0 4 6 0 2 6 2 23 95 47 -0.31
Jan. 10, 1989
Jan 10
GEE 1 - 0 7.1 2 0 0 0 4 7 0 0 6 8 27 105 79 0.37
Jan. 4, 1989
Jan 4
@NML 4 - 3 5.2 5 3 3 0 4 5 0 1 8 3 27 105 52 -0.01
Dec. 19, 1988
Dec 19
CRL 1 - 0 6.2 5 0 0 0 2 6 0 1 6 7 27 109 72 0.27
Dec. 13, 1988
Dec 13
@COL 7 - 6 6.0 7 3 3 0 3 8 0 0 9 1 28 97 55 0.02
Dec. 7, 1988
Dec 7
GEE 1 - 0 6.1 2 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 4 7 23 101 80 0.36
Dec. 2, 1988
Dec 2
MEL 20 - 2 6.0 5 1 1 0 2 7 0 3 4 5 26 103 66 0.16
Nov. 26, 1988
Nov 26
@NML 0 - 3 5.0 4 3 3 1 4 7 0 1 4 3 23 100 46 -0.10
Nov. 20, 1988
Nov 20
@MEL 1 - 2 5.2 4 2 1 0 3 3 0 0 3 10 24 100 57 0.02
Nov. 14, 1988
Nov 14
SML 1 - 0 7.1 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 8 8 25 100 80 0.42
Nov. 9, 1988
Nov 9
NML 9 - 5 5.1 6 5 5 0 5 6 1 1 5 4 27 108 41 -0.39
Nov. 3, 1988
Nov 3
@CRL 1 - 2 8.0 5 2 2 1 0 6 0 1 6 11 29 91 72 0.09
Oct. 29, 1988
Oct 29
@STK 1 - 3 6.1 5 3 3 2 3 5 0 1 5 9 28 100 46 -0.11
Oct. 23, 1988
Oct 23
@GEE 2 - 3 7.0 5 3 2 1 2 7 0 1 7 6 28 101 60 -0.07
Oct. 17, 1988
Oct 17
COL 9 - 2 7.0 5 2 2 0 3 5 0 0 11 4 28 103 65 0.04
Oct. 12, 1988
Oct 12
@STK 4 - 2 7.0 5 2 2 0 2 4 0 1 10 7 29 102 66 0.21
Oct. 5, 1988
Oct 5
NML 8 - 3 6.1 2 1 1 1 2 6 0 0 6 7 23 100 67 0.12
Victorian Baseball League Hitting Log
Click two rows to sum games (Clear)
Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Jan. 14, 1989
Jan 14
STK 2 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Jan. 10, 1989
Jan 10
GEE 1 - 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
Jan. 4, 1989
Jan 4
@NML 4 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Dec. 19, 1988
Dec 19
CRL 1 - 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
Dec. 13, 1988
Dec 13
@COL 7 - 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Dec. 7, 1988
Dec 7
GEE 1 - 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
Dec. 2, 1988
Dec 2
MEL 20 - 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Nov. 26, 1988
Nov 26
@NML 0 - 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Nov. 20, 1988
Nov 20
@MEL 1 - 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
Nov. 14, 1988
Nov 14
SML 1 - 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
Nov. 9, 1988
Nov 9
NML 9 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
Nov. 3, 1988
Nov 3
@CRL 1 - 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Oct. 29, 1988
Oct 29
@STK 1 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
Oct. 23, 1988
Oct 23
@GEE 2 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
Oct. 17, 1988
Oct 17
COL 9 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
Oct. 12, 1988
Oct 12
@STK 4 - 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.13
Oct. 5, 1988
Oct 5
NML 8 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Jan. 1, 1984 Penrith Norm Eva
Josh Kerslake
Essendon Ben Reynolds
Erich Hookey
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 1988 Essendon (VBL)
1987 Essendon (VBL)
1986 Essendon (VBL)
League Champ 1987 Essendon (VBL)
Pitcher of the Month Nov 1984 West Adelaide (ADL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink3
Grey Ink32
Similar Players (SP)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SH Rank
1986 VBL 9 8
1988 VBL 7 6
Year Lg GS Rank
1986 VBL 26 9
1987 VBL 26 7
Year Lg W Rank
1986 VBL 13 5
1987 VBL 14 4
Year Lg Win % Rank
1986 VBL 0.619 9
1987 VBL 0.824 1
Year Lg Hold Rank
1985 VBL 12 8
Year Lg BB Rank
1986 VBL 72 4
1987 VBL 65 6
1988 VBL 44 8
Year Lg K Rank
1986 VBL 158 3
1987 VBL 174 2
1988 VBL 100 4
Year Lg WP Rank
1986 VBL 9 1
1988 VBL 5 5
Year Lg ERA Rank
1986 VBL 2.599 3
1987 VBL 2.519 2
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1986 VBL 0.220 1
1987 VBL 0.246 4
Year Lg WHIP Rank
1986 VBL 1.055 5
1987 VBL 1.059 5
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1986 VBL 5.676 1
1987 VBL 5.970 2
Year Lg CG Rank
1988 VBL 1 7
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1986 VBL 107 3
1987 VBL 109 1
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1986 VBL 12 2
1987 VBL 13 2
Year Lg WAR Rank
1986 VBL 3.5 6
1987 VBL 3.7 5
1988 VBL 2.4 5
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1987 VBL 3 1