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Bill Knickerbocker
William Hart Knickerbocker

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 11", Weight 170 lb.

MLB Debut April 12, 1933
Final Game September 17, 1942
Born December 29, 1911 in Los Angeles, CA
Died September 8, 1963 (age 51)

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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1933 21 SLN NL   33  104    4   21   7   1   1   16   0   1    0   12  .202  .210  .317  .527    75    33   0   0   0   1   5  
 1934 22 SLN NL   58  256   39   95  19   2   3   30   1   4    9   18  .371  .405  .496  .901   119   127   4   2   0   7   3  
 1935 23 BRN NL  123  494   39  131  24   5   0   61   2   6   12   37  .265  .281  .334  .615    84   165   2   6   0   1  10  
 1936 24 BRN NL  153  608   82  167  26   1  14   66   8   5   38   43  .275  .318  .390  .708    93   237   3   1   0   1  16  
 1937 25 SLA AL   92  261   22   54   8   1   0   13   1   1   11   25  .207  .242  .245  .487    60    64   2   3   1   2   2  
 1938 26 SLA AL   20   67   13   16   4   3   1    2   0   0    8    4  .239  .320  .433  .753    99    29   0   0   0   0   0  
 1939 27 SLA AL   10    8    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .125  .125  .125  .250    32     1   0   0   0   0   0  
 1940 28 SLA AL   26   65    6   16   5   1   1    8   0   0   10    5  .246  .359  .400  .759    99    26   1   1   0   2   1  
 1941 29 SLA AL  104  364   43   83  14   3   6   33   4   2   31   33  .228  .287  .332  .620    82   121   8   9   1   3   8  
 1942 30 PHA AL   93  312   28   72   8   0   0   17  10   6   32   34  .231  .306  .256  .563    80    80   1   0   1   2   7  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 10 Seasons      712 2539  276  656 115  17  26  246  26  25  151  211  .258  .302  .348  .650         883  21  22   3  19  52
 Per 600 PA           554   60  143  25   4   6   54   6   5   33   46                                 193   5   5   1   4  11
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With BRN      276 1102  121  298  50   6  14  127  10  11   50   80  .270  .301  .365  .666         402   5   7   0   2  26
   With SLA      252  765   84  170  31   8   8   56   5   3   60   67  .222  .280  .315  .596         241  11  13   2   7  11
   With PHA       93  312   28   72   8   0   0   17  10   6   32   34  .231  .306  .256  .563          80   1   0   1   2   7
   With SLN       91  360   43  116  26   3   4   46   1   5    9   30  .322  .351  .444  .795         160   4   2   0   8   8
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals      907 3418  423  943 198  27  28  368  25  46  244  238  .276  .326  .374  .700        1279  82           9  19
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1933 21 SLN NL  25    5   1.5   2   0   0  .000   9   32   20  .625    0    0  .000  SS   2e49      -55   
 1934 22 SLN NL   9   50   7.8   0   0   0  .000  15   78   59  .756    0    0  .000  SS   2e30      146   
 1935 23 BRN NL  16   43   3.0   0   0   0  .000  24  149  113  .758    0    0  .000  SS   2e38      -96   
 1936 24 BRN NL  20   72   4.2   0   0   0  .000  39  226  168  .743    0    0  .000  SS   2e39      -46   
 1937 25 SLA AL  59   16   2.0  11   3   0  .273  15   97   76  .784    0    0  .000  SS   2e33     -181   
 1938 26 SLA AL   3    9   5.3   1   0   0  .000   2   16   14  .875    0    0  .000  2B   2e15       61   
 1939 27 SLA AL  25    0    .5   8   1   0  .125   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH            -135   
 1940 28 SLA AL  48   10   5.4   4   2   0  .500   6   15    6  .400    0    0  .000  UT              79   
 1941 29 SLA AL   8   36   3.2   4   0   0  .000  13  108   71  .657    0    0  .000  2B   3e27      -94   
 1942 30 PHA AL  13   25   2.7   3   1   0  .333  14   77   51  .662    0    0  .000  2B   3e28      -65   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 10 Seasons          268   3.6  33   7   0  .212 137  798  578  .724    0    0  .000                 -53   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 2.2 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 2.0 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1933 21 SLN NL  SS    31    66    79    9   17   .942    25   236.0   5.53
 1934 22 SLN NL  SS     0     0     0    0    0   .000     0      .0      ?
 1935 23 BRN NL  SS   123   309   359   24  101   .965   122  1079.1   5.57
 1936 24 BRN NL  SS   153   308   533   39  117   .956   153  1351.0   5.60  GG
 1937 25 SLA AL  SS     0     0     0    0    0   .000     0      .0      ?
                 2B     0     0     0    0    0   .000     0      .0      ?
 1938 26 SLA AL  2B    16    36    45    1    7   .988    14   124.0   5.88
                 SS     2     1     6    1    0   .875     2    17.0   3.71
 1939 27 SLA AL  SS     2     1     0    0    0  1.000     0     2.0   4.50
 1940 28 SLA AL  SS    14    16    23    1    7   .975     5    74.1   4.72
                 2B     8    19    19    5    6   .884     7    60.1   5.67
                 3B     2     0     1    0    0  1.000     0     7.0   1.29
 1941 29 SLA AL  2B   101   246   345   13   85   .978    98   892.0   5.96
 1942 30 PHA AL  2B    82   214   231   12   47   .974    73   667.1   6.00
                 SS     9    16    27    2    6   .956     9    74.0   5.23
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 SS   334   717  1027   76  248   .958   316  2833.2   5.54
                 2B   207   515   640   31  145   .974   192  1743.2   5.96
                 3B     2     0     1    0    0  1.000     0     7.0   1.29
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1933  SLN   75-79   Mike Rescigno
 1934  SLN   94-60   Mike Rescigno
 1935  BRN   68-86   Robert Rescigno
 1936  BRN   63-91   Robert Rescigno
 1937  SLA   80-74   Pat Carr
 1938  SLA   81-73   Pat Carr
 1939  SLA   55-99   Pat Carr
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 1942  PHA   58-96   David Dick

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