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Bill Virdon
William Charles Virdon

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.

MLB Debut April 12, 1955
Final Game July 26, 1968
Born June 9, 1931 in Hazel Park, MI (age 89)

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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1955 24 BRN NL  153  576   71  164  20   4  15   70   2   7   39   67  .285  .329  .411  .740  237   4   2   4   0  12  
 1956 25 PIN NL  152  618  104  213  21   9  16   67   4   7   53   71  .345  .395  .485  .881  300   5   5  17   2  11  MVP-13
 1957 26 PIN NL  146  524   55  131  27   8  11   42   7  13   26   90  .250  .290  .395  .685  207   5   3   0   5   6  
 1958 27 PIN NL  136  506   59  131  17  11   6   32   3   3   36   75  .259  .308  .372  .679  188   4   3   1   1   5  
 1959 28 PIN NL  136  457   53  107  27   1   8   29  10   2   29   64  .234  .280  .350  .630  160   5   3   1   1   8  
 1960 29 PIN NL  100  217   29   52  12   4   2   15   0   0   19   20  .240  .298  .359  .658   78   2   2   0   0   1  
 1961 30 PIN NL   92  238   39   53   7   3   4   16   2   5   29   16  .223  .306  .328  .634   78   2   1   0   0   1  
 1962 31 PIN NL  103  218   18   51  13   1   0   13   2   4    6   34  .234  .254  .303  .557   66   1   0   0   0   1  
 1963 32 PIN NL  152  586   74  131  23   3  11   50   7   6   42   58  .224  .273  .329  .602  193   8   6   6   0   6  
 1964 33 PIN NL  136  422   35   89   7   2   2   32   2   2   12   61  .211  .232  .251  .483  106   3   1   0   0   8  
 1965 34 PIN NL  120  385   44  108  21   3   0   26   6   3   27   44  .281  .325  .351  .676  135   0   3   3   0   6  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 11 Seasons     1426 4747  581 1230 195  49  75  392  45  52  318  600  .259  .305  .368  .673 1748  39  29  32   9  65
 Per 162 games        539   66  140  22   6   9   45   5   6   36   68                          199   4   3   4   1   7
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1955 24 BRN NL  25   74   4.6   0   0   0  .000  14   75   66  .880    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e15  -15   
 1956 25 PIN NL  27  116   7.2   5   0   0  .000   7   66   61  .924    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e6    75   
 1957 26 PIN NL  23   56   3.6   5   1   0  .200   5   70   69  .986    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e6    11   
 1958 27 PIN NL  20   58   4.1   6   1   0  .167   0   54   54 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e3   -32   
 1959 28 PIN NL  22   45   3.3  21   6   0  .286   7   55   51  .927    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e10  -52   
 1960 29 PIN NL  27   24   3.9  24   6   0  .250   1   29   29 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e8   -74   
 1961 30 PIN NL  61   24   3.5  16   3   0  .188   3   24   22  .917    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e7   -48   
 1962 31 PIN NL  56   15   2.5  39   6   0  .154   4   22   20  .909    0    0  .000  OF   1(-2)e10  -74   
 1963 32 PIN NL  36   53   3.0   6   2   0  .333   1   77   76  .987    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e5   -92   
 1964 33 PIN NL  45   23   1.8   3   0   0  .000   7   58   55  .948    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e10 -101   
 1965 34 PIN NL  16   44   4.1   7   2   0  .286   5   52   37  .712    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e12  -16   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 11 Seasons          537   3.9 132  27   0  .205  54  582  540  .928    0    0  .000                 -29   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 10.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 28.5 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1955 24 BRN NL  CF  153   371   12   14    1  .965  152 1356.0  2.54  GG
 1956 25 PIN NL  CF  148   389   12    7    2  .983  145 1284.2  2.81
 1957 26 PIN NL  CF  140   304   14    5    0  .985  127 1160.1  2.47  GG
                 3B    1     1    1    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  9.00
 1958 27 PIN NL  CF  128   287   17    0    1 1.000  114 1051.2  2.60  GG
 1959 28 PIN NL  CF  118   258    9    7    0  .974  103  952.0  2.52
 1960 29 PIN NL  CF   73   147    5    1    1  .993   42  451.2  3.03
                 LF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    5.0  0.00
 1961 30 PIN NL  CF   48    83    8    1    0  .989   30  282.1  2.90
                 LF   26    50    1    2    0  .962   24  207.1  2.21
 1962 31 PIN NL  CF   67   100    3    4    1  .963   37  382.1  2.42
 1963 32 PIN NL  CF  147   351   14    1    5  .997  139 1260.0  2.61  GG
 1964 33 PIN NL  CF  132   272   11    7    2  .976  107 1021.1  2.49
 1965 34 PIN NL  CF  111   199    8    5    2  .976   87  812.2  2.29
                 3B    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    3.0  0.00
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1955 WS    BRN DEA   L    4  12  2  2  0  0  0   1  2  0  .167  .286  .167  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1955  BRN   96-58   Robert Rescigno
 1956  PIN   63-91   Dennis Van Langen
 1957  PIN   75-79   Dennis Van Langen
 1958  PIN   79-75   Dennis Van Langen
 1959  PIN   64-90   Dennis Van Langen
 1960  PIN   72-82   Dennis Van Langen
 1961  PIN   71-83   Dennis Van Langen
 1962  PIN   83-79   Dennis Van Langen
 1963  PIN   73-89   Dennis Van Langen
 1964  PIN   92-70   Dennis Van Langen
 1965  PIN   92-70   Dennis Van Langen

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