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Willie Upshaw
Willie Clay Upshaw

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.

MLB Debut April 9, 1978
Final Game September 28, 1988
Born April 27, 1957 in Blanco, TX

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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1978 21 TOA AL   51  145   18   42   6   3   0   12   2   3   18   17  .290  .368  .372  .741   54   0   0   0   0   3  
 1980 23 TOA AL    6   10    4    3   1   1   1    2   0   0    1    3  .300  .333  .900 1.233    9   0   1   0   0   0  
 1981 24 TOA AL   12   26    3    5   1   0   1    3   1   1    3    3  .192  .276  .346  .622    9   0   0   0   0   0  
 1982 25 TOA AL  158  589   72  169  29   8  19   92  17   9   55   80  .287  .344  .460  .804  271  11   7   8   0  14  MVP-25
 1983 26 TOA AL  149  570  105  168  37  10  20  101   3   3   68   99  .295  .372  .500  .872  285   8   4   4   5   8  MVP-11
 1984 27 TOA AL  153  595   77  147  26   9  18   65   6   2   41   84  .247  .301  .412  .713  245   7   3   3   6   7  
 1985 28 TOA AL  149  485   58  141  30   5  15   62   7   7   28   56  .291  .331  .466  .797  226   1   0   1   1  14  
 1986 29 TOA AL   14   55    8   14   2   1   2    4   0   0    4    6  .255  .317  .436  .753   24   0   0   0   1   1  
         CHA AL  114  378   46   93  20   3   4   41  12   3   53   51  .246  .340  .347  .687  131   2   2   0   2   9  
         TOT     128  433   54  107  22   4   6   45  12   3   57   57  .247  .337  .358  .695  155   2   2   0   3  10 
 1987 30 CHA AL   54  173   28   48   9   2   4   35   1   2   16   18  .277  .340  .422  .762   73   0   1   0   1   4  
 1988 31 DEA AL  136  455   44  108  19   3   8   40  11  10   46   62  .237  .310  .345  .655  157   5   3   1   3  13  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 10 Seasons      996 3481  463  938 180  45  92  457  60  40  333  479  .269  .335  .426  .761 1484  34  21  17  19  73
 Per 162 games        566   75  153  29   7  15   74  10   7   54   78                          241   6   3   3   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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1978 21 TOA AL  15   19   4.9   6   1   0  .167   2    4    1  .250    0    0  .000  1B   4e30      139   
 1980 23 TOA AL  27    3  11.0   0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  1B   3e22      605   
 1981 24 TOA AL  24    2   3.1   1   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    0    0  .000  1B   3e14       46   
 1982 25 TOA AL  29   91   5.4   1   0   0  .000  11   56   38  .679    0    0  .000  1B   2e18       34   
 1983 26 TOA AL  32  109   6.9   0   0   0  .000  22   60   34  .567    0    0  .000  1B   2e22      -15   
 1984 27 TOA AL  31   75   4.3   3   1   0  .333  14   52   28  .538    0    0  .000  1B   2e16      -96   
 1985 28 TOA AL  20   68   5.1   8   2   0  .250   7   42   28  .667    0    0  .000  1B   2e12        8   
 1986 29 TOA AL  44    7   4.9   0   0   0  .000   0    7    7 1.000    0    0  .000  1B   2e13       44   
         CHA AL   8   47   4.3   8   1   0  .125   6   29   22  .759    0    0  .000  1B   2e13      -22   
         TOT                     8   1   0  .125   6   36   29  .806    0    0  .000
 1987 30 CHA AL  22   24   5.0   4   1   0  .250   4   17   12  .706    0    0  .000  1B   2e11       48   
 1988 31 DEA AL  26   46   3.4   6   1   1  .167   4   13    8  .615    0    0  .000  1B   3e15      -44   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 10 Seasons          496   4.9  37   7   1  .189  70  282  180  .638    0    0  .000                  -8   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 8.8 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1978 21 TOA AL  1B   16   110    9    2   11  .983   13  118.0  9.08
                 LF    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    2   17.0  1.59
                 CF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    4.0  2.25
 1980 23 TOA AL  1B    3    33    4    0    2 1.000    3   24.2 13.50
 1981 24 TOA AL  1B    6    55    4    0    5 1.000    6   50.1 10.55
                 LF    2     5    0    0    0 1.000    1    9.0  5.00
 1982 25 TOA AL  1B  157  1345  129   11  167  .993  152 1382.1  9.60
 1983 26 TOA AL  1B  149  1353  114   22  133  .985  148 1338.0  9.87
 1984 27 TOA AL  1B  151  1273  122   14  164  .990  148 1341.2  9.36
 1985 28 TOA AL  1B  148  1151   91    7  131  .994  119 1152.2  9.70
 1986 29 TOA AL  1B   14   123   15    0   15 1.000   14  129.0  9.63
         CHA AL  1B  103   847   72    6   76  .994  100  892.2  9.27
 1987 30 CHA AL  1B   53   360   37    4   42  .990   44  398.1  8.97
 1988 31 DEA AL  1B   39   291   30    4   33  .988   36  306.1  9.43
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1985 ALCS  TOA SEA   W    4  13  2  4  1  0  0   0  3  1  .308  .438  .385  0
      WS    TOA SDN   W    6  25  3  5  0  1  1   3  1  7  .200  .231  .400  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1978  TOA   52-110  Thomas Treece
 1980  TOA   82-80   Alan Boodman
 1981  TOA   66-96   Alan Boodman
 1982  TOA   88-74   Alan Boodman
 1983  TOA   93-69   Alan Boodman
 1984  TOA   93-69   Alan Boodman
 1985  TOA  101-61   Alan Boodman
 1986  TOA   90-72   Alan Boodman
 1986  CHA   63-99   Ben Lea
 1987  CHA  102-60   Ben Lea
 1988  DEA   68-94   Rob Tomlinson

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