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Billy Johnson
William Russell Johnson (Bull)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 10", Weight 180 lb.

MLB Debut April 22, 1943
Final Game May 10, 1953
Born August 30, 1918 in Montclair, NJ
Died June 20, 2006

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1943 24 NYA AL  154  623   69  168  16   4   7   67  11   9   57   41  .270  .332  .342  .674  213   3   7   2   5  19  MVP-17
 1946 27 NYA AL   87  319   31   77  14   4   5   39   1   3   28   60  .241  .302  .357  .660  114   1   5   3   2   6  
 1947 28 NYA AL  141  511   59  148  21   3  13   70   1   0   42   57  .290  .345  .419  .764  214   8   3   7   3  15  
 1948 29 NYA AL  115  433   55   93  16   5  12   38   0   0   48   25  .215  .300  .358  .658  155   5   1   1   5  15  
 1949 30 NYA AL   91  278   30   64  15   4   3   32   1   0   25   45  .230  .294  .345  .639   96   3   2   0   1   5  
 1950 31 NYA AL  109  355   46   85  16   1   7   42   0   0   41   32  .239  .318  .349  .668  124   3   4   0   2  17  
 1951 32 SLN NL  133  460   60  131  21   0  12   71   3   3   47   52  .285  .348  .409  .757  188   0   6   0   1  10  
 1952 33 SLN NL   88  239   19   66  10   2   0   25   2   3   27   24  .276  .348  .335  .683   80   1   1   3   0   4  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
  8 Seasons      918 3218  369  832 129  23  59  384  19  18  315  336  .259  .326  .368  .694 1184  24  29  16  19  91
 Per 162 games        568   65  147  23   4  10   68   3   3   56   59                          209   4   5   3   3  16
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1943 24 NYA AL  21   69   3.8   0   0   0  .000  19   81   61  .753    0    0  .000  3B   2e17      -36   
 1946 27 NYA AL  35   34   3.6   0   0   0  .000  13   37   21  .568    0    0  .000  3B   2e25      -56   
 1947 28 NYA AL  15   72   5.0   7   1   0  .143  17   68   50  .735    0    0  .000  3B   2e19       -4   
 1948 29 NYA AL  35   45   3.4   5   2   1  .400   8   47   32  .681    0    0  .000  3B   2e26     -147   
 1949 30 NYA AL  69   29   3.5   9   2   0  .222  11   27   12  .444    0    0  .000  3B   2e20      -83   
 1950 31 NYA AL  57   38   3.5   5   1   0  .200  11   52   36  .692    0    0  .000  3B   2e20      -54   
 1951 32 SLN NL  32   66   5.1  17   6   0  .353   4   68   56  .824    0    0  .000  3B   2e12        1   
 1952 33 SLN NL  13   28   4.2  16   5   0  .312   8   34   23  .676    0    0  .000  3B   2e22       22   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
  8 Seasons          383   4.1  59  17   1  .288  91  414  291  .703    0    0  .000                 -44   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 5.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1943 24 NYA AL  3B  154   197  337   19   37  .966  154 1407.1  3.41
 1946 27 NYA AL  3B   87    93  182   13   15  .955   87  777.2  3.18
 1947 28 NYA AL  3B  137   153  356   17   40  .968  133 1237.0  3.70
 1948 29 NYA AL  3B  111    72  248    8   20  .976  104  948.1  3.04
 1949 30 NYA AL  3B   81    72  144   11   18  .952   69  622.2  3.12
                 2B    4     2    4    0    1 1.000    0   10.0  5.40
                 1B    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.1  3.86
 1950 31 NYA AL  3B   90    73  145   10   25  .956   80  736.0  2.67
                 1B   17   128    9    1   14  .993   14  125.1  9.84
 1951 32 SLN NL  3B  112   147  296    4   25  .991  111 1009.1  3.95  GG
 1952 33 SLN NL  3B   68    64  143    8   13  .963   60  541.1  3.44
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1943 WS    NYA SLN   L    4  16  0  2  0  0  0   4  0  2  .125  .111  .125  0
 1950 WS    NYA BRN   W    3  11  2  4  1  0  2   3  1  1  .364  .417 1.000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1943  NYA   88-66   Billy Vanson
 1946  NYA   81-73   Billy Vanson
 1947  NYA   93-61   Billy Vanson
 1948  NYA   79-75   Billy Vanson
 1949  NYA   76-78   Billy Vanson
 1950  NYA  105-49   Billy Vanson
 1951  SLN   84-70   Mike Rescigno
 1952  SLN   82-72   Mike Rescigno

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