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Willie McCovey
Willie Lee McCovey (Stretch,Mac,Big Mac)

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 6' 4", Weight 210 lb.

MLB Debut July 30, 1959
Final Game July 6, 1980
Born January 10, 1938 in Mobile, AL

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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1959 21 SFN NL   92  198   39   67  12   7  10   32   0   1   26   30  .338  .424  .621 1.045  123   0   1   6   4   2  
 1960 22 SFN NL   96  273   57   76  26   4  17   50   4   1   62   44  .278  .405  .590  .994  161   0   6  11   0   5  
 1961 23 SFN NL  114  317   49   99  15   4  22   63   0   0   36   51  .312  .385  .593  .979  188   0   2   1   3   9  
 1962 24 SFN NL  103  229   41   65   2   1  20   49   0   3   39   35  .284  .384  .563  .947  129   0   3   7   0   3  
 1963 25 SFN NL  155  594  113  176  24   3  54  133   1   0   57  125  .296  .370  .620  .989  368   0   3  14  14   7  MVP-2
 1964 26 SFN NL  133  346   41   73  22   2  19   48   1   0   68   66  .211  .349  .451  .800  156   0   3   3   7   9  
 1965 27 SFN NL  162  596   85  163  23   2  41  103   1   0   87  143  .273  .368  .525  .893  313   1   5   1   5  12  MVP-5
 1966 28 SFN NL  155  550   96  161  27   6  45  118   2   0   71  119  .293  .375  .609  .984  335   0   5  12   4  12  MVP-6
 1967 29 SFN NL  158  514   87  141  19   4  42  107   1   1   59  118  .274  .358  .572  .930  294   0   2   7   9  12  MVP-6
 1968 30 SFN NL  157  616   88  183  16   2  50  144   3   1   55   84  .297  .360  .573  .933  353   0   3   8   7   8  MVP-1
 1969 31 SFN NL  159  556  104  173  29   1  50  135   0   0  102   86  .311  .426  .637 1.063  354   0   6  24  14  17  MVP-2
 1970 32 SFN NL  160  584  138  193  39   4  63  171   0   0  107   87  .330  .435  .735 1.169  429   0   3  10   3  15  MVP-1
 1971 33 SFN NL  119  380   52  121  19   0  25   82   0   0   52   53  .318  .404  .566  .970  215   0   2   3   4  15  
 1972 34 SFN NL   31   61    7   19   2   0   1    5   0   0   10    4  .311  .417  .393  .810   24   0   0   0   1   0  
         LAN NL   59  162   22   36   5   0   8   18   0   0   30   21  .222  .349  .401  .750   65   0   1   2   2   6  
         TOT      90  223   29   55   7   0   9   23   0   0   40   25  .247  .367  .399  .766   89   0   1   2   3   6 
 1973 35 LAN NL  135  437   77  104  21   1  31   85   1   0   97   84  .238  .379  .503  .883  220   0   1   1   3  11  MVP-19
 1974 36 OAA AL  126  372   95  102  10   0  34   70   1   0   92   74  .274  .423  .575  .998  214   0   2   2   5  11  MVP-22
 1975 37 OAA AL  129  397   46   85  20   0  17   55   1   0   60   93  .214  .321  .393  .714  156   0   1   5   3  19  
 1976 38 OAA AL   69  202   18   52  18   0   5   19   0   0   17   39  .257  .321  .421  .742   85   0   0   0   2   8  
         SFN NL   14   10    1    3   1   0   1    3   0   0    2    2  .300  .417  .700 1.117    7   0   0   0   0   1  
         TOT      83  212   19   55  19   0   6   22   0   0   19   41  .259  .326  .434  .760   92   0   0   0   2   9 
 1977 39 SFN NL  136  419   78  128  22   0  32   90   1   0   53   85  .305  .378  .587  .965  246   0   7   1   0  20  
 1978 40 SFN NL   86  245   23   61  12   2   7   38   3   1   26   43  .249  .319  .400  .719   98   0   2   4   0   8  
 1979 41 SFN NL  119  302   32   75   8   0  11   36   0   0   28   65  .248  .312  .384  .696  116   0   2   0   1   8  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 21 Seasons     2667 8360 1389 2356 392  43 605 1654  20   8 1236 1551  .282  .378  .556  .934 4649   1  60 122  91 218
 Per 162 games        508   84  143  24   3  37  100   1   0   75   94                          282   0   4   7   6  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1959 21 SFN NL   8   53  10.7  38  11   3  .289   0    9    6  .667    0    0  .000  1B   4e18      -41   
 1960 22 SFN NL   6   69   9.0  13   4   1  .308   8   27   13  .481    0    0  .000  1B   4e23      177   
 1961 23 SFN NL   5   71   8.5  29  12   2  .414   5   19   10  .526    0    0  .000  1B   4e25      137   
 1962 24 SFN NL   9   50   7.8  16   7   3  .438   0   18   12  .667    0    0  .000  1B   4e15      -10   
 1963 25 SFN NL  24  138   8.7   2   0   0  .000   6   40   26  .650    0    0  .000  1B   3e10       74   
 1964 26 SFN NL  14   57   5.5  22   6   2  .273   8   24   10  .417    0    0  .000  1B   4e30       51   
 1965 27 SFN NL  28  119   7.1   0   0   0  .000  11   43   28  .651    0    0  .000  1B   3e14      -27   
 1966 28 SFN NL  43  126   8.4   4   0   0  .000  24   44   13  .295    0    0  .000  1B   3e25        7   
 1967 29 SFN NL  23  104   7.3  14   2   1  .143  15   37   19  .514    0    0  .000  1B   3e20       17   
 1968 30 SFN NL  31  128   7.8   0   0   0  .000  19   51   31  .608    0    0  .000  1B   3e24       10   
 1969 31 SFN NL  25  152  10.2   1   1   0 1.000  14   56   35  .625    0    0  .000  1B   2e14      -46   
 1970 32 SFN NL  31  188  12.5   4   3   2  .750  16   57   33  .579    0    0  .000  1B   2e17      114   
 1971 33 SFN NL  19   85   8.3  12   5   4  .417  18   36   17  .472    0    0  .000  1B   2e27       94   
 1972 34 SFN NL  28   11   7.2  13   6   0  .462   1    2    1  .500    0    0  .000  1B   3e21       91   
         LAN NL  16   23   4.7  15   2   0  .133   5   13    8  .615    0    0  .000  1B   3e21       31   
         TOT                    28   8   0  .286   6   15    9  .600    0    0  .000
 1973 35 LAN NL  26   88   6.9  10   1   0  .100   9   31   12  .387    0    0  .000  1B   4e18      -83   
 1974 36 OAA AL  11   95   9.1  13   5   1  .385  10   29   11  .379    0    0  .000  1B   4e20       76   
 1975 37 OAA AL   8   48   3.9  16   5   0  .312  10   26   10  .385    0    0  .000  1B   4e24      -91   
 1976 38 OAA AL   5   25   4.4   4   2   0  .500   3   16    8  .500    0    0  .000  1B   4e14      123   
         SFN NL   0    2   8.5  10   3   1  .300   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  1B   4e14      498   
         TOT                    14   5   1  .357   3   16    8  .500    0    0  .000
 1977 39 SFN NL  31   88   7.5  31   7   1  .226   4   23   10  .435    0    0  .000  1B   4e17       98   
 1978 40 SFN NL  55   30   4.2  19   6   1  .316   6   21   10  .476    0    0  .000  1B   4e20       24   
 1979 41 SFN NL  45   35   4.1  45  14   4  .311  10   20    8  .400    0    0  .000  1B   4e20      -24   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 21 Seasons         1795   7.7 331 102  26  .308 202  642  331  .516    0    0  .000                  30   8
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 55.2 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1959 21 SFN NL  1B   50   345   26    0   27 1.000   41  384.1  8.69
 1960 22 SFN NL  1B   80   717   56    8   53  .990   77  692.1 10.05
 1961 23 SFN NL  1B   88   716   51    5   66  .994   78  696.0  9.92
 1962 24 SFN NL  1B   86   517   45    0   61 1.000   55  539.2  9.37
 1963 25 SFN NL  1B  153  1469  141    6  117  .996  151 1365.0 10.62
 1964 26 SFN NL  1B  101   816   81    8   66  .991   98  800.1 10.09
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1965 27 SFN NL  1B  162  1407  145   11  124  .993  162 1448.2  9.64
 1966 28 SFN NL  1B  151  1356  131   24  102  .984  149 1308.1 10.23
 1967 29 SFN NL  1B  151  1270  120   15  106  .989  131 1209.2 10.34
 1968 30 SFN NL  1B  157  1297  102   19   95  .987  156 1427.2  8.82
 1969 31 SFN NL  1B  159  1448   93   14  139  .991  156 1402.2  9.89
 1970 32 SFN NL  1B  157  1405  132   16  135  .990  153 1387.1  9.97
 1971 33 SFN NL  1B  112   890   62   18   87  .981   99  896.2  9.56
 1972 34 TOT     1B   61   463   30    6   51  .988   53  480.0  9.24
 1973 35 LAN NL  1B  124   990   75    9   89  .992  120 1032.1  9.28
 1974 36 OAA AL  1B  110   778   54   10   79  .988   99  799.2  9.36
 1975 37 OAA AL  1B  117   857   41   10   64  .989  109  885.1  9.13
 1976 38 OAA AL  1B   67   495   33    3   43  .994   63  473.0 10.05
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
 1977 39 SFN NL  1B  105   844   67    4   69  .996   99  877.1  9.35
 1978 40 SFN NL  1B   67   526   37    6   32  .989   62  542.2  9.34
 1979 41 SFN NL  1B   72   576   44   10   47  .984   65  580.0  9.62
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1960 WS    SFN DEA   W    7  25  4  7  0  0  1   4  3  4  .280  .357  .400  0
 1961 WS    SFN DEA   L    5  19  1  3  2  0  0   3  2  4  .158  .227  .263  0
 1962 WS    SFN DEA   W    5  15  1  3  0  0  1   2  3  2  .200  .333  .400  0
 1963 WS    SFN CHA   W    7  27  3  6  0  0  2   4  1  8  .222  .241  .444  0
 1966 WS    SFN CHA   L    5  18  0  3  0  0  0   2  1  6  .167  .211  .167  0
 1969 NLCS  SFN NYN   L    4  15  1  4  0  0  1   3  3  5  .267  .389  .467  0
 1970 NLCS  SFN MON   W    4  14  3  3  1  0  2   8  5  2  .214  .421  .714  0
      WS    SFN MNA   L    4  15  1  1  0  0  0   0  3  3  .067  .222  .067  0
 1973 NLCS  LAN MON   W    5  18  5  6  2  0  3   7  5  5  .333  .500  .944  0
      WS    LAN OAA   W    5  17  3  5  2  0  0   0  3  4  .294  .400  .412  0
 1974 ALCS  OAA BOA   L    4  11  1  2  0  0  0   2  0  2  .182  .167  .182  0
 1975 ALCS  OAA BOA   W    4   9  2  3  1  0  0   0  3  2  .333  .500  .444  0
      WS    OAA LAN   L    5  16  2  3  0  0  1   3  2  3  .188  .278  .375  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1959  SFN   90-64   Larry Reeves
 1960  SFN   96-58   Larry Reeves
 1961  SFN   96-58   Larry Reeves
 1962  SFN  107-55   Larry Reeves
 1963  SFN  107-55   Larry Reeves
 1964  SFN   80-82   Darren Dawson
 1965  SFN   91-71   Darren Dawson
 1966  SFN   98-64   Darren Dawson
 1967  SFN   91-71   Darren Dawson
 1968  SFN  103-59   Raul Camacho
 1969  SFN   97-65   Raul Camacho
 1970  SFN  107-55   Raul Camacho
 1971  SFN   76-86   Raul Camacho
 1972  SFN  110-52   Raul Camacho
 1972  LAN   78-84   Scott Campbell
 1973  LAN  109-54   Scott Campbell
 1974  OAA  101-61   Drew Kennedy
 1975  OAA   99-63   Drew Kennedy
 1976  OAA   91-71   Drew Kennedy
 1976  SFN   62-100  Bob Mittleman
 1977  SFN   69-93   Bob Mittleman
 1978  SFN   87-75   Bob Mittleman
 1979  SFN   57-105  Bob Mittleman

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