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Billy Gardner
William Frederick Gardner (Whitey,Shotgun)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.

MLB Debut April 22, 1954
Final Game September 11, 1963
Born July 19, 1927 in Waterford, CT (age 95)

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1954 26 SLN NL   34   71    9   13   6   0   2    7   0   0    1   16  .183  .203  .352  .555    73    25   0   1   0   1   1  
 1955 27 SLN NL   91  291   42   72  21   6   5   30   0   0   23   30  .247  .307  .412  .720    95   120  11   2   0   3   1  
 1956 28 SLN NL  147  564   61  124  23   1  10   58   2   3   27   58  .220  .264  .317  .581    77   179  21   4   1   8  25  
 1957 29 SLN NL  154  649   92  183  41   2   5   58  13  10   40   68  .282  .327  .374  .701    96   243  40   2   0   4  14  
 1958 30 SLN NL  154  576   36  148  27   3   2   49   6  11   18   62  .257  .282  .325  .607    82   187   7   5   0   4  13  
 1959 31 SLN NL   63  207   16   41   6   2   5   19   0   2   13   40  .198  .245  .319  .564    77    66   8   0   0   0   3  
 1960 32 WAA AL  154  615   77  159  30   6  11   61   0   0   47   93  .259  .313  .380  .693    94   234  17   3   6   3  15  
 1961 33 MNA AL   81  190   24   46  24   0   2   25   0   0   15   24  .242  .304  .400  .704    97    76   8   0   1   2   5  
 1962 34 BOA AL   72  211   18   61  16   3   0   21   0   0   10   45  .289  .317  .393  .710    98    83   1   3   0   0   4  
 1963 35 BOA AL    2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000  .000     0     0   0   0   0   0   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 10 Seasons      952 3376  375  847 194  23  42  328  21  26  194  436  .251  .295  .359  .654        1213 113  20   8  25  81
 Per 600 PA           543   60  136  31   4   7   53   3   4   31   70                                 195  18   3   1   4  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With SLN      643 2358  256  581 124  14  29  221  21  26  122  274  .246  .288  .348  .635         820  87  14   1  20  57
   With MNA      235  805  101  205  54   6  13   86   0   0   62  117  .255  .311  .385  .696         310  25   3   7   5  20
   With BOA       74  213   18   61  16   3   0   21   0   0   10   45  .286  .314  .390  .704          83   1   3   0   0   4
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals     1034 3544  356  841 159  18  41  271  19  22  246  439  .237  .292  .327  .619        1159  54  12  18  33  83
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1954 26 SLN NL  19    4   2.2   7   2   1  .286   4   20   13  .650    0    0  .000  2B   3e26        7   
 1955 27 SLN NL  54   39   4.5   7   2   0  .286  22   68   39  .574    0    0  .000  UT             143   
 1956 28 SLN NL  27   42   2.3   5   0   0  .000  13  138   93  .674    0    0  .000  2B   3e22      -34   
 1957 29 SLN NL  24   78   4.0   0   0   0  .000  11  161  123  .764    0    0  .000  2B   3e11       20   
 1958 30 SLN NL  24   48   2.8   0   0   0  .000  17  172  124  .721    0    0  .000  2B   3e11       37   
 1959 31 SLN NL  12   15   2.4  10   1   0  .100   5   44   30  .682    0    0  .000  2B   3e21      -24   
 1960 32 WAA AL  28   72   4.0   0   0   0  .000  21  159  106  .667    0    0  .000  UT              17   
 1961 33 MNA AL  76   22   3.9   4   1   0  .250   7   39   22  .564    0    0  .000  2B   3e23      121   
 1962 34 BOA AL   7   26   4.5   6   2   0  .333   9   65   43  .662    0    0  .000  2B   3e34       67   
 1963 35 BOA AL   0    0    .0   2   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  2B   3e10     -474   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 10 Seasons          350   3.4  41   8   1  .195 109  866  593  .685    0    0  .000                  29   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 2.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 0.0 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1954 26 SLN NL  2B    15    36    44    3   11   .964    14   126.1   5.70
                 SS     6     1     6    1    0   .875     1    14.1   4.40
                 3B     7     0     6    0    0  1.000     0    13.1   4.05
 1955 27 SLN NL  2B    33    84    91   11   24   .941    31   276.0   5.71
                 SS    34    51   110   11   25   .936    29   262.1   5.52
                 3B    14     6    30    0    1  1.000     7    76.2   4.23
 1956 28 SLN NL  2B   142   416   361   13  106   .984   141  1248.2   5.60
                 SS     1     1     1    0    0  1.000     0     2.0   9.00
 1957 29 SLN NL  2B   154   323   413   11  102   .985   154  1393.1   4.75
 1958 30 SLN NL  2B   154   356   438   17   92   .979   154  1361.2   5.25
 1959 31 SLN NL  2B    53   126   161    5   45   .983    48   411.2   6.27
 1960 32 WAA AL  SS    79   112   260    8   69   .979    79   701.1   4.77
                 2B    83   187   216   13   58   .969    75   682.1   5.32
 1961 33 MNA AL  2B    60   131   110    6   36   .976    43   382.0   5.68
                 3B    25     8    22    1    5   .968     7   100.2   2.68
 1962 34 BOA AL  2B    56   121   139    8   42   .970    50   440.1   5.31
                 SS     7     4     9    0    4  1.000     2    21.2   5.40
                 3B     4     1     6    1    0   .875     2    19.0   3.32
 1963 35 BOA AL  2B     2     0     1    0    0  1.000     0     3.0   3.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 2B   752  1780  1974   87  516   .977   710  6325.1   5.34
                 SS   127   169   386   20   98   .965   111  1001.2   4.99
                 3B    50    15    64    2    6   .975    16   209.2   3.39
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1954  SLN   70-84   Mike Rescigno
 1955  SLN   64-90   Mike Rescigno
 1956  SLN   48-106  Mike Rescigno
 1957  SLN   68-86   Mike Rescigno
 1958  SLN   70-84   Mike Rescigno
 1959  SLN   59-95   Mike Rescigno
 1960  WAA   83-71   Rick Field
 1961  MNA   69-85   Larry Cupp, Rick Field
 1962  BOA   83-79   Mike Tomeo
 1963  BOA   76-86   Mike Tomeo

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