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Billy TaylorTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-2001 MLB Years: 1994-2001
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PositionsP-826Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Howell Taylor
Height6-8Weight235BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 16,1961 [56.219]PlaceMonticello,Florida
High SchoolThomas County Central (Thomasville,GA)
CollegeAbraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Tifton,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 5,1994 [32.171]
OrganizationsTEX [8] OAK [6] ATL [4] NYN [1] PIT [1] SDN [1] SEA [1] TBA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID7623Retrosheet IDtaylb001MLBAM ID123163
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts71Walks48Hittable55SO/BB64vsPower55Hitting0Durability77Team.482Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980Gulf Coast RangersGCLRktex-Rel18002.3114212000035.036149016223001.499.26--4.115.661.38--
1980Asheville TouristsSALAtex-S/R180210.93624000014.024241739121002.3615.431.935.797.711.33.000-
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0024.7820416000049.0603826325344001.7311.020.554.596.241.36.000-
1981Gulf Coast RangersGCLRktex-ST19422.7212111000053.0422316029353001.347.13--4.925.941.21.667-
1981Asheville TouristsSALAtex-ST19174.6414122100064.07643332354411001.7310.690.284.926.191.26.125-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST0593.77262331000117.011866492647914001.569.080.154.926.081.23.357-
1982Wausau TimbersMidwAsea45S/R20794.183792820143112.01006452863958001.468.040.645.067.631.51.438-
1983Salem RedbirdsCaroA+sdn-ST21116.26770100041.2303429742425001.736.481.519.079.071.00.500-
1983Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-S/R21586.8721129003076.0866558751754001.8010.180.836.048.881.47.385-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R0696.65281991030117.2116998714931179001.788.871.077.118.951.26.400-
1984Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-Rel22533.83422400028780.0653834851807001.457.310.905.749.001.57.625-
1985Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-Rel23393.47201732000103.2845540748874001.277.290.614.177.551.81.250-
1986Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST24373.9511110210068.0654030637643001.498.560.794.878.431.73.300-
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST24554.60161601000101.2945652757684001.498.320.625.056.021.19.500-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST08124.34272703100169.1159968213941327001.498.420.694.986.991.40.400-
1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST251295.61282800000168.019812210510911008001.7210.590.534.875.351.10.571-
1988Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak-Rel26243.44172150012436.2292014016293001.237.12--3.937.121.81.333-
1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-S/R26485.4920128114182.0985550435422001.6210.760.443.844.611.20.333-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R06124.8537142311165118.21277564451715001.509.630.303.875.381.39.333-
1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel28000.0020200002.24000000001.5013.50------0.00--
1991Greenville BravesSouAAatl-R/CL29621.515905900442277.0491613115653000.835.700.121.757.564.33.750-
1991Greenville BravesSouAAatl-ST29344.19871110043.0492520416266001.5110.260.843.355.441.63.429-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--R/CL0962.4767760114422120.0984133531919001.077.330.372.326.812.94.600-
1992Richmond BravesILAAAatl-R/CL30232.284704700271279.0722720527820001.258.200.573.089.343.04.400-
1993Richmond BravesILAAAatl-CL31241.985905900552668.0561915326811001.207.380.403.4210.673.12.333-
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22Rel32133.50410410011146.0382418418480021.217.380.783.509.322.67.2503.48
1996Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-Rel34000.79707005411.0101103130001.157.94--2.3810.324.33--
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22R/CL34634.335505500301760.0523029525671041.287.760.753.739.992.68.6673.47
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22R/CL35343.827207200452373.0703231336660051.458.630.374.448.141.83.4293.52
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22CL36493.587007000583373.0713729722580131.278.750.862.717.152.64.3083.82
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22CL37153.984304300382643.0482319314381121.4410.050.632.937.952.71.1673.39
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn26Rel37018.1018018005013.020121229140002.1813.501.356.089.451.56.0005.01
2000Durham BullsILAAAtba22CL38404.174204200362645.0472221717472001.419.331.393.389.332.761.000-
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba37Rel38138.5617017007013.213131329130021.618.561.325.938.561.44.2505.55
2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-Rel39037.20200200016820.029171643160001.6013.051.801.357.205.33.000-
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36Rel39004.5010100002.02111030001.009.004.50--13.500.00-6.55
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter16284.21317031700194100323.23141721522713330722181.388.700.753.698.512.31.3640.59
Minor League Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter69904.205091503591132441131379.0134378064593687112578001.478.740.614.477.321.64.434-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter29324.35241561852114377576.26083192804025944917001.509.460.624.036.981.73.475-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter25333.9116149112527529447.03982391953321839727001.377.990.664.387.971.82.431-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter116.26770100041.2303429742425001.736.481.519.079.071.00.500-
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8184.8357233430143190.02001311021310715120001.629.470.625.077.151.41.308-
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter662.8243152800124124.21075739061869001.357.72--4.406.211.41.500-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Oakland Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter15243.84281028100182100295.22791461262211527722161.338.490.673.508.432.41.385-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter018.1018018005013.020121229140002.1813.501.356.089.451.56.000-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter138.5617017007013.213131329130021.618.561.325.938.561.44.250-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5010100002.02111030001.009.004.50--13.500.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11194.2121502150013168220.0213117103189020811121.388.700.753.698.512.31.3670.59
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11144.20812457203918220.02141241031510917912001.478.740.614.477.321.64.440-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p2821000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1991Greenville BravesSouAAatl-p29593000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1992Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p30470000000002000000.0001.000.0001.000002.000.000.000.706100.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1084000000002201000.000.333.000.333007.000.000.500.00028.5728.571.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter491000000002100000.000.667.000.667003.000.0002.000.00066.6733.330.500.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter593000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626000000003302000.000.333.000.3330011.000.000.500.00028.5728.571.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex18P14--27--991.0000.64------14100.022.2
1980Asheville Tourists SALAtex18P6--2---221.0000.33------6100.04.3
1981Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex19P12--2124-1814.7781.17------12100.019.4
1981Asheville Tourists SALAtex19P14--3122-1715.8821.07------14100.09.9
1982Wausau Timbers MidwAsea20P37--417112221.9550.57------37100.026.6
1983Salem Redbirds CaroA+sdn21P7--231-65.8330.71------7100.05.0
1983Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex21P21--442-108.8000.38------21100.015.4
1984Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22P42--783-1815.8330.36------42100.031.1
1985Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23P20--5103-1815.8330.75------20100.014.7
1986Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex24P11---12211412.8571.09------11100.08.2
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24P16--1061-1716.9411.00------16100.011.3
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25P28--1926444945.9181.61------28100.020.0
1988Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak26P17--35--881.0000.47------17100.029.3
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex26P20--219122221.9551.05------20100.014.2
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl28P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1991Greenville Braves SouAAatl29P59--112111413.9290.22------59100.041.0
1991Greenville Braves SouAAatl29P8--17-1881.0001.00------5913.65.6
1992Richmond Braves ILAAAatl30P47--281-1110.9090.21------47100.032.6
1993Richmond Braves ILAAAatl31P59--310121413.9290.22------59100.041.5
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32P41-4623--551.0000.120.11-----41100.036.0
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak34P7---1--111.0000.14------7100.04.9
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34P55-6049--13131.0000.240.22-----55100.034.0
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35P72-73313-116161.0000.220.22-----72100.044.4
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36P70-7348-212121.0000.170.16-----70100.043.2
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37P43-4315--661.0000.140.14-----43100.026.5
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn37P18-13-2--221.0000.110.15-----18100.011.0
2000Durham Bulls ILAAAtba38P42---11111211.9170.26------42100.029.4
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba38P17-131---111.0000.060.08-----17100.010.6
2001Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit39P20---1--111.0000.05------20100.014.2
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39P1-2-------------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P317-3231540-355551.0000.170.17-----3170.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P241--368399128119.9300.49------2410.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P161--18531138271.8660.44------1610.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7--231-65.8330.71------70.00.0
A Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P57--929314138.9270.67------570.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P43--7244-3531.8860.72------430.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex1814----------
1980Asheville Tourists SALAtex186----------
1981Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex1912----------
1981Asheville Tourists SALAtex1914----------
1982Wausau Timbers MidwAsea2037----------
1983Salem Redbirds CaroA+sdn217----------
1983Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2121----------
1984Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2242----------
1985Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2320----------
1986Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2411----------
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2416----------
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2528----------
1988Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak2617----------
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2620----------
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl282----------
1991Greenville Braves SouAAatl2967----------
1992Richmond Braves ILAAAatl3047----------
1993Richmond Braves ILAAAatl3159----------
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3241----------
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak347----------
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3455----------
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3572----------
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3670----------
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3743----------
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn3718----------
2000Durham Bulls ILAAAtba3842----------
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3817----------
2001Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit3920----------
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit391----------

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993International League All-Star Team (RP) ... Triple A All-Star Team (P)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-10-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-04-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2001-04-02Released by Pirates. 
2001-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2000-10-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-03-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2000-03-23Released by Rockies. 
2000-02-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1999-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-07-31TradeTraded by Athletics to Mets for Greg McMichael and Jason Isringhausen. 
1993-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1993-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-04-03Returned to Braves. 
1990-08-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1989-10-22Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-03-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1988-10-22Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1994Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll32132,500-6532328957,101109,000132,500
1996Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll34135,000-6542027957,870109,000267,500
1997Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll35575,000-3595611,182,177150,000842,500
1998Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll361,100,000-2977671,276,192170,0001,942,500
1999Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll372,500,000-193479++1,454,491200,0004,442,500
1999New York MetsTeam Payroll372,500,000-1931279++1,454,491200,0004,442,500
2000Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll38175,000-79548-1,394,248200,0004,617,500
2001Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll39200,000-77149-1,897,758200,0004,817,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red