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Bill Buckner
William Joseph Buckner (Billy Buck)

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.
School Arizona State

MLB Debut September 21, 1969
Final Game May 30, 1990
Born December 14, 1949 in Vallejo, CA

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1970 20 LAN NL   11   10    3    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    1  .100  .250  .100  .350    1   0   0   0   0   0  
 1971 21 LAN NL   78  108   13   34   6   1   1   18   1   0    5    3  .315  .339  .417  .756   45   0   2   0   0   4  
 1972 22 LAN NL   68  231   31   87  11   0   1   24   6   0   15   10  .377  .416  .437  .853  101   0   2   1   2   5  
         SFN NL   52  104   11   29   2   1   1   15   2   0    2    4  .279  .290  .346  .636   36   1   1   0   0   5  
         TOT     120  335   42  116  13   1   2   39   8   0   17   14  .346  .378  .409  .787  137   1   3   1   2  10 
 1973 23 SFN NL   59  156   17   41   7   0   1   13   5   0    8   11  .263  .299  .327  .626   51   5   0   0   0   4  
 1974 24 SFN NL  155  635   86  198  38   5  11   88  26   8   25   29  .312  .343  .439  .783  279   2   5   0   8   7  MVP-16
 1975 25 SFN NL   86  223   18   47   8   2   1   24   2   5   19   21  .211  .279  .278  .557   62   1   2   2   3   6  
 1976 26 SFN NL  155  604   77  202  28   8   9   56  14   8   29   24  .334  .364  .452  .816  273   1   2   0   0   9  MVP-18
 1977 27 CHN NL   98  237   24   75  10   0   2   18   0   2   12   22  .316  .352  .384  .736   91   0   0   2   1   5  
 1978 28 CHN NL  111  434   43  136  22   1   3   38   2   3   10   28  .313  .327  .389  .717  169   1   2   3   0   9  
 1979 29 CHN NL  142  550   71  149  25   3   9   58   9   2   33   38  .271  .311  .376  .687  207   5   5   5   1  21  
 1980 30 CHN NL  147  581   64  187  39   3  14   73   1   3   28   19  .322  .348  .472  .820  274   3   8   8   0  16  MVP-17
 1981 31 CHN NL  162  649   70  193  56   3  20   63   4   1   37   31  .297  .335  .485  .821  315   6   4  10   2  13  MVP-7
 1982 32 CHN NL  162  623   66  178  38   3  12   69  13   3   42   39  .286  .337  .414  .751  258   3   5   7   9  16  MVP-22
 1983 33 CHN NL  157  584   52  150  33   2  15   59  10   3   24   24  .257  .288  .397  .685  232   0   2   4   2  15  
 1984 34 KCA AL  127  465   56  135  19   1  15   50   4   1   35   48  .290  .345  .432  .777  201   1   2   4   5   6  
 1985 35 KCA AL  162  670   80  186  35   4   9   70   5   3   27   47  .278  .308  .382  .690  256   1   4   2   4  19  
 1986 36 KCA AL  101  396   46   95  22   3  12   49   4   0   16   25  .240  .272  .402  .674  159   0   4   1   3  19  
 1987 37 MNA AL   88  285   21   86   9   2   5   34   0   0   13   16  .302  .330  .400  .730  114   0   2   5   0   8  
 1988 38 PIN NL   68  133    3   27   4   0   0    9   1   1    7   11  .203  .243  .233  .476   31   0   0   1   0   3  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 19 Seasons     2189 7678  852 2236 412  42 141  828 109  43  389  451  .291  .327  .411  .738 3155  30  52  55  40 190
 Per 162 games        568   63  165  30   3  10   61   8   3   29   33                          233   2   4   4   3  14
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1970 20 LAN NL   0    0   1.1   5   1   0  .200   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   3(+1)e4  -140   
 1971 21 LAN NL   0   14   4.9  50  16   1  .320   0    9    2  .222    0    0  .000  OF   4(-1)e2    84   
 1972 22 LAN NL   9   43   7.7  15   8   0  .533   1   17   12  .706    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e3     95   
         SFN NL   6    9   3.1  29   9   0  .310   0    5    5 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e3   -122   
         TOT                    44  17   0  .386   1   22   17  .773    0    0  .000
 1973 23 SFN NL  43   15   3.4  24   6   1  .250   0    9    5  .556    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e4    -22   
 1974 24 SFN NL  27   97   5.7   3   1   0  .333   7   43   40  .930    0    0  .000  OF   1(+2)e7    20   
 1975 25 SFN NL  11   16   2.3  12   1   0  .083   2   11    9  .818    0    0  .000  OF   2(+2)e5   -86   
 1976 26 SFN NL  25   97   6.2   6   2   0  .333  10   58   40  .690    0    0  .000  1B   3e13      100   
 1977 27 CHN NL  67   30   4.9  43  14   1  .326   3   21   12  .571    0    0  .000  1B   3e17       -3   
 1978 28 CHN NL  33   51   4.5   7   3   0  .429  10   38   19  .500    0    0  .000  1B   3e10      -48   
 1979 29 CHN NL  25   60   3.8   5   0   0  .000   7   53   29  .547    0    0  .000  1B   3e8       -68   
 1980 30 CHN NL  24   90   5.7   3   2   0  .667   8   42   28  .667    0    0  .000  1B   2e11       10   
 1981 31 CHN NL  26  103   5.8   0   0   0  .000  26   64   30  .469    0    0  .000  1B   2e25       -8   
 1982 32 CHN NL  26   86   4.9   0   0   0  .000  12   53   40  .755    0    0  .000  1B   2e12      -32   
 1983 33 CHN NL  29   62   3.7   8   2   0  .250  13   48   30  .625    0    0  .000  1B   2e15      -61   
 1984 34 KCA AL  27   70   5.6   3   1   0  .333  18   47   26  .553    0    0  .000  1B   2e22       72   
 1985 35 KCA AL  30   74   3.9   0   0   0  .000   8   55   37  .673    0    0  .000  1B   2e12      -83   
 1986 36 KCA AL  14   38   3.2   3   1   1  .333   9   40   22  .550    0    0  .000  1B   3e17      -59   
 1987 37 MNA AL  30   35   4.6  12   6   0  .500   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH              52   
 1988 38 PIN NL  69    7   1.7  33   7   0  .212   2   13    7  .538    0    0  .000  1B   4e9      -141   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 19 Seasons         1005   4.7 261  80   4  .307 136  626  393  .628    0    0  .000                 -12   5
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 20.5 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1970 20 LAN NL  CF    3     2    0    0    0 1.000    1   11.0  1.64
                 RF    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    4.0  2.25
 1971 21 LAN NL  LF   15    14    1    0    0 1.000   10   72.0  1.88
                 RF    8     6    0    0    0 1.000    3   30.0  1.80
                 1B    7    21    0    0    1 1.000    2   23.0  8.22
 1972 22 TOT     LF   77   129    4    1    0  .993   69  596.2  2.01
                 RF    5     2    0    0    0 1.000    0   11.0  1.64
                 1B    1     2    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  6.00
 1973 23 SFN NL  LF   15    21    1    0    0 1.000   14  134.0  1.48
                 1B   10    86   12    0   13 1.000    9   82.0 10.76
                 RF   12    12    1    0    0 1.000    9   76.1  1.53
 1974 24 SFN NL  LF  153   295    7    7    1  .977  148 1324.2  2.05
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1975 25 SFN NL  LF   74    95    1    2    0  .980   58  521.2  1.66
 1976 26 SFN NL  1B  134  1133  113   10  111  .992  132 1184.2  9.47
                 CF    9    20    0    0    0 1.000    8   69.0  2.61
                 LF    6     7    2    0    0 1.000    5   39.0  2.08
                 RF    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    1   10.0  2.70
 1977 27 CHN NL  1B   52   436   39    3   31  .994   50  443.0  9.65
 1978 28 CHN NL  1B  104   936   64   10   71  .990  104  919.2  9.79
 1979 29 CHN NL  1B  137  1190  107    7   98  .995  137 1226.0  9.52
 1980 30 CHN NL  1B  142  1213   91    8  123  .994  142 1249.1  9.39
                 LF    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    2   17.0  0.53
 1981 31 CHN NL  1B  162  1430  129   26  140  .984  162 1433.2  9.79
 1982 32 CHN NL  1B  162  1440  131   12  133  .992  162 1434.0  9.86
 1983 33 CHN NL  1B  149  1333  115   13  117  .991  149 1309.0  9.96
                 LF    4     2    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.0  3.60
 1984 34 KCA AL  1B  117  1022   86   18  108  .984  116 1035.1  9.63
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    1    9.0  0.00
 1985 35 KCA AL  1B  139  1188  103    8  147  .994  139 1254.1  9.26
 1986 36 KCA AL  1B   99   829   75    9   81  .990   96  875.1  9.29
 1987 37 MNA AL  1B    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1988 38 PIN NL  1B   38   245   23    2   19  .993   32  253.1  9.52
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1971 NLCS  LAN NYN   W    1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
      WS    LAN OAA   L    3   3  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
 1972 NLCS  SFN PIN   W    5  17  1  4  1  0  0   1  0  0  .235  .278  .294  1
      WS    SFN NYA   L    4   7  2  2  0  0  0   0  1  0  .286  .375  .286  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1970  LAN   72-90   Scott Campbell
 1971  LAN  102-60   Scott Campbell
 1972  LAN   78-84   Scott Campbell
 1972  SFN  110-52   Raul Camacho
 1973  SFN   75-87   Raul Camacho, Joe Russo
 1974  SFN   76-86   Bob Mittleman
 1975  SFN   69-93   Bob Mittleman
 1976  SFN   62-100  Bob Mittleman
 1977  CHN   59-103  Alan Bosslet
 1978  CHN   54-108  Alan Bosslet
 1979  CHN   70-92   Alan Bosslet
 1980  CHN   57-105  Alan Bosslet
 1981  CHN   41-121  Alan Bosslet
 1982  CHN   56-106  Alan Bosslet
 1983  CHN   54-108  Alan Bosslet
 1984  KCA   66-96   Thomas Toney
 1985  KCA   88-74   Thomas Toney
 1986  KCA   82-80   Mike Mashanic, Jim Pardee
 1987  MNA   86-76   Tom Austad
 1988  PIN   80-82   Mike Mashanic

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