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Billy Pierce
Walter William Pierce

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 5' 10", Weight 160 lb.

MLB Debut June 1, 1945
Final Game October 3, 1964
Born April 2, 1927 in Detroit, MI

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1945 18 DEA AL   0   0  .000  10   0   0   3   0   0   13.0   13    71   12    6   1   17   0   0   13   0  0  4.15  
 1948 21 NYA AL   4   0 1.000  24   4   0   6   2   0   57.2   47   249   25   21   4   33   0   0   35   3  0  3.28  
 1949 22 CHA AL   3  16  .158  36  15   0  12   4   0  105.1  119   492  100   83  13   69   3   4   71   1  2  7.09  
 1950 23 CHA AL  13  11  .542  34  29   5   3   1   2  221.1  192   963  103   83  19  121   2   4  121   3  0  3.38  CY-8
 1951 24 CHA AL  20   9  .690  36  36   6   0   0   2  264.1  245  1089   92   80  18   66   5   4  144   3  0  2.72  CY-3
 1952 25 CHA AL  20   8  .714  36  34  12   0   0   2  266.0  201  1071   84   71  10   85   2   5  180   2  0  2.40  CY-2
 1953 26 CHA AL  27   5  .844  36  36  12   0   0   4  287.2  180  1134   66   51  19   95   3   5  249   2  0  1.60  CY-1
 1954 27 CHA AL  13   9  .591  32  26   4   4   0   2  194.2  178   833   83   72  12   82   5   5  149   5  2  3.33  CY-14
 1955 28 CHA AL  10  14  .417  30  30   8   0   0   2  227.0  185   919   83   71  25   72   1   2  162   3  0  2.81  CY-14
 1956 29 CHA AL  14  18  .438  39  39   7   0   0   4  274.1  290  1186  137  125  33  101   1   1  176   7  0  4.10  
 1957 30 CHA AL  21   5  .808  40  39   5   0   0   1  280.1  243  1131   86   74  19   77   3   5  203   2  1  2.38  CY-1
 1958 31 CHA AL  16  10  .615  40  40   2   0   0   0  244.1  205   999  101   87  31   68   4   7  191   1  0  3.20  CY-6
 1959 32 CHA AL   8  15  .348  36  36   3   0   0   0  232.0  251  1003  136  128  30   71   5   4  117   5  2  4.97  
 1960 33 CHA AL   9  13  .409  32  30   6   1   0   0  202.0  240   891  120  109  21   61   5   4  111   5  0  4.86  
 1961 34 CHA AL   8  13  .381  29  28   4   0   0   2  177.0  211   802  113   98  22   59   4   5  110   3  0  4.98  
 1962 35 CHA AL   5   6  .455  18  15   2   0   0   1  108.0  104   444   39   36  11   24   0   2   51   3  1  3.00  
         SFN NL   5   3  .625   9   9   2   0   0   1   67.2   49   262   21   19   9   14   1   4   33   1  0  2.53  
         TOT     10   9  .526  27  24   4   0   0   2  175.2  153   706   60   55  20   38   1   6   84   4  1  2.82 
 1963 36 SFN NL   3   3  .500  54   1   0  14   2   0   79.0   85   345   38   36   7   30   5   2   38   4  1  4.10  
 1964 37 SFN NL   0   0  .000   6   0   0   1   0   0    7.1   10    35    2    0   0    2   0   1    2   0  0  0.00  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 18 Seasons     199 158  .557 577 447  78  44   9  23 3309.0 3048 13919 1441 1250 304 1147  49  64 2156  53  9  3.40
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1945 18 DEA AL  30   10   6.3   0          0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  170   
 1948 21 NYA AL  34   25   3.9   3  4.00   12   3   0  .250   0    4    4 1.000    0    1  .000 -103   
 1949 22 CHA AL  33   76   6.5   6  3.20   26   1   0  .038   4    5    2  .400    2    1  .667  174   
 1950 23 CHA AL  22  104   4.2   1  5.07   73  13   0  .178   0    7    6  .857    2    0 1.000  -13   
 1951 24 CHA AL  30   96   3.3   0  4.17   88  20   0  .227   3   10    6  .600    6    5  .545  -80   
 1952 25 CHA AL  33   72   2.4   1  4.94   87  18   0  .207   1    8    6  .750    8    4  .667  -77   
 1953 26 CHA AL  27   68   2.1   0  4.56   98   6   0  .061   4   13    8  .615    5    2  .714 -130   
 1954 27 CHA AL  24   85   3.9   1  4.96   60  13   0  .217   0    7    4  .571   12    4  .750  -69   
 1955 28 CHA AL  24   85   3.4   0  3.53   73   8   0  .110   0    5    5 1.000   15    3  .833   11   
 1956 29 CHA AL  18  145   4.7   0  4.49   87  12   0  .138   1   13    8  .615    4    4  .500   31   
 1957 30 CHA AL  18   99   3.2   0  4.79   95  10   0  .105   4    9    5  .556    3    3  .500  -45   
 1958 31 CHA AL  19   94   3.4   0  4.08   83  12   0  .145   0    8    7  .875    1    3  .250  -19   
 1959 32 CHA AL  22  127   4.9   0  3.83   66  13   1  .197   4   11    7  .636    5    2  .714   14   
 1960 33 CHA AL  20  120   5.3   0  4.43   62   6   0  .097   3    9    5  .556    3    2  .600   35   
 1961 34 CHA AL  20  119   5.9   0  4.46   56   6   0  .107   6    8    2  .250    1    1  .500   52   
 1962 35 CHA AL  45   48   4.1   0  3.67   34   3   0  .088   0    3    3 1.000    4    2  .667   -9   
         SFN NL  32   19   2.6   0  3.67   27   4   0  .148   0    3    3 1.000    3    2  .600 -112   
         TOT          67   3.5   0         61   7   0  .115   0    6    6 1.000    7    4  .636
 1963 36 SFN NL  35   39   4.4   3  5.00   11   0   0  .000   0    3    3 1.000    0    0  .000  -23   
 1964 37 SFN NL  24    4   5.8   0          1   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    1    0 1.000   83   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 18 Seasons         1443   3.9  15       1039 148   1  .142  30  126   84  .667   75   39  .658  -23   6
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 36.1 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1952 WS    CHA BRN   L    1  1.12   0-1   0  1   8.0   5   1   0   2
 1953 WS    CHA BRN   W    3  4.71   0-1   0  3  21.0  22  11   5  16
 1954 WS    CHA BRN   W    2  6.30   1-1   0  2  10.0  14   7   2   7
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1945  DEA   94-60   Thomas Treece
 1948  NYA   79-75   Billy Vanson
 1949  CHA   84-70   Robert Rescigno
 1950  CHA   72-82   Robert Rescigno
 1951  CHA   86-68   Robert Rescigno
 1952  CHA  101-53   Robert Rescigno
 1953  CHA  108-46   Robert Rescigno
 1954  CHA   93-61   Robert Rescigno
 1955  CHA   81-73   Robert Rescigno
 1956  CHA   83-71   Robert Rescigno
 1957  CHA   93-61   Robert Rescigno
 1958  CHA   67-87   Robert Rescigno
 1959  CHA   65-89   Robert Rescigno
 1960  CHA   70-84   Ron Tidrow
 1961  CHA   64-90   Jon Fellows
 1962  CHA   82-80   Jon Fellows
 1962  SFN  107-55   Larry Reeves
 1963  SFN  107-55   Larry Reeves
 1964  SFN   80-82   Darren Dawson

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