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Bill Nicholson
William Beck Nicholson (Swish)

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 6' 0", Weight 205 lb.

MLB Debut June 13, 1936
Final Game September 19, 1953
Born December 11, 1914 in Chestertown, MD
Died March 8, 1996

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   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1940 25 CHN NL  139  513   96  160  21   9  42  110   8   1   57   96  .312  .381  .634 1.014  325   0   0   9   0  17  MVP-2
 1941 26 CHN NL  142  500   65  115  21   0  28   91   2   2   64   91  .230  .319  .440  .759  220   0   1   2   2  11  MVP-16
 1942 27 CHN NL  154  600   94  183  19   9  17   94  20   9   85   91  .305  .393  .452  .845  271   0   3  15   4  11  MVP-5
 1943 28 CHN NL  154  574   98  176  38   6  26  106   6   1   81  104  .307  .390  .530  .920  304   0   7  19   2  12  MVP-2
 1944 29 CHN NL  154  560  124  185  27   8  42  137   6   5   91   71  .330  .418  .632 1.050  354   0  13   9   3  15  MVP-1
 1945 30 CHN NL   83  126   17   27   8   1   3   15   1   1   26   23  .214  .346  .365  .711   46   0   1   1   0   4  
 1946 31 CHN NL  102  311   34   68  12   2   9   53   0   3   48   53  .219  .322  .357  .678  111   0   6   2   2   6  
 1947 32 CHN NL  123  405   74  114  21   2  30   94   3   0   79   89  .281  .393  .565  .959  229   0   7   1   0   8  MVP-19
 1948 33 CHN NL  139  527   76  142  40   4  21   76   1   1   50   62  .269  .336  .480  .816  253   0   8   1   7  10  MVP-16
 1949 34 CHN NL  111  325   45   73   7   2  13   37   5   3   40   64  .225  .314  .378  .693  123   1   1   0   3   8  
 1950 35 CHN NL   19   38    7    9   1   1   4    9   0   0    4    7  .237  .302  .632  .934   24   0   1   1   0   1  
 1951 36 CHN NL    9   12    1    2   1   0   1    3   0   0    0    1  .167  .167  .500  .667    6   0   0   0   0   0  
 1952 37 CHN NL   18   32    6    4   1   0   1    1   0   1    9   11  .125  .317  .250  .567    8   0   0   2   0   0  
 1953 38 CHN NL   21   34    9    8   0   1   2    7   0   0   12   15  .235  .447  .471  .917   16   0   0   1   1   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 14 Seasons     1368 4557  746 1266 217  45 239  833  52  27  646  778  .278  .367  .503  .870 2290   1  48  63  24 103
 Per 162 games        540   88  150  26   5  28   99   6   3   77   92                          271   0   6   7   3  12
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1940 25 CHN NL  21  119   8.7  11   3   0  .273   8   39   14  .359    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e16   115   
 1941 26 CHN NL  15   70   4.8  12   3   1  .250   4   45   19  .422    0    0  .000  OF   4(-1)e10  -50   
 1942 27 CHN NL  22  110   6.8   0   0   0  .000   4   50   25  .500    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e5    -14   
 1943 28 CHN NL  19  121   7.8   0   0   0  .000   7   50   22  .440    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e8      2   
 1944 29 CHN NL  20  149   9.9   0   0   0  .000   5   46   15  .326    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e7    115   
 1945 30 CHN NL  16   16   4.3  58  13   2  .224   0    2    1  .500    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e3    -22   
 1946 31 CHN NL   8   37   3.9  16   2   0  .125   8   32   11  .344    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e9     -4   
 1947 32 CHN NL   9   95   8.5   7   0   0  .000   2   36   15  .417    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e3    128   
 1948 33 CHN NL  29   86   5.8   1   0   0  .000   1   38   18  .474    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e6     0   
 1949 34 CHN NL  22   39   4.0  23   4   1  .174   7   37   14  .378    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e9    -42   
 1950 35 CHN NL   5    7   6.1   9   1   0  .111   0    1    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   4(+2)e16  167   
 1951 36 CHN NL   8    1   2.7   8   2   1  .250   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e7   -134   
 1952 37 CHN NL  10    2   2.7   8   0   0  .000   0    3    2  .667    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e7   -335   
 1953 38 CHN NL  22    8   8.9   8   2   0  .250   0    1    1 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e7    160   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 14 Seasons          866   6.7 161  30   5  .186  46  380  157  .413    0    0  .000                  27   3
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 30.6 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1940 25 CHN NL  RF  128   205    4    8    2  .963  128 1104.0  1.70
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
 1941 26 CHN NL  RF  128   211    3    4    0  .982  128 1084.0  1.78
                 LF    2     2    0    0    0 1.000    1   10.0  1.80
 1942 27 CHN NL  RF  154   279    7    4    1  .986  154 1396.0  1.84
 1943 28 CHN NL  RF  154   247    9    7    4  .973  154 1266.1  1.82
 1944 29 CHN NL  RF  153   225   10    5    3  .979  153 1263.0  1.67
                 LF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    1    6.0  0.00
 1945 30 CHN NL  RF   13    17    0    0    0 1.000   12   95.0  1.61
                 LF   11    21    1    0    0 1.000    8   67.2  2.93
                 CF    3     2    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.0  3.60
 1946 31 CHN NL  RF   83   145    5    8    2  .949   83  674.2  2.00
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
 1947 32 CHN NL  LF  112   195   13    2    0  .990  112  907.2  2.06
                 RF    3     4    0    0    0 1.000    2   19.0  1.89
 1948 33 CHN NL  RF  136   230    9    1    1  .996  136 1170.1  1.84
                 LF    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    2   16.0  1.69
 1949 34 CHN NL  RF   69   130    3    5    0  .964   69  578.0  2.07
                 LF   17    35    1    2    0  .947   17  141.2  2.29
                 CF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1950 35 CHN NL  LF    5     6    0    0    0 1.000    5   38.0  1.42
                 RF    4     5    0    0    0 1.000    3   22.0  2.05
 1951 36 CHN NL  LF    1     3    0    0    0 1.000    1    7.0  3.86
 1952 37 CHN NL  RF    8     7    0    0    0 1.000    7   57.0  1.11
                 CF    1     2    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.1  7.71
 1953 38 CHN NL  RF    8    12    0    0    0 1.000    7   54.0  2.00
                 LF    3     5    0    0    0 1.000    2   19.0  2.37
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1945 WS    CHN DEA   L    3   3  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1940  CHN   84-70   Billy Vanson
 1941  CHN   69-85   Billy Vanson
 1942  CHN   74-80   Alan Boodman
 1943  CHN   88-66   Alan Boodman
 1944  CHN   96-58   Alan Boodman
 1945  CHN  110-44   Alan Boodman
 1946  CHN   80-74   Alan Boodman
 1947  CHN   72-82   Alan Boodman
 1948  CHN   75-79   Alan Boodman
 1949  CHN   57-97   Alan Boodman
 1950  CHN   76-78   Alan Boodman
 1951  CHN   79-75   Alan Boodman
 1952  CHN   71-83   Alan Boodman
 1953  CHN   60-94   Alan Boodman

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