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Billy O'DellCareer Feats
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Billy O'Dell
PositionsP-479, 1B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Oliver O'Dell
Height5-11Weight170BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 10,1932PlaceWhitmire,South Carolina
Death DateSeptember 12,2018 [86.215]
High SchoolNewberry (Newberry,SC)
CollegeClemson University (Clemson,SC)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1954 by the Baltimore Orioles.
Signing Bonus$120,000Signing ScoutsArt Ehlers
MLB DebutJune 20,1954 [22.131]
OrganizationsBAL [5] SFN [5] PIT [2] ATL [1] MLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16094Retrosheet IDodelb101MLBAM ID119931
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About Profile Data

Player Page -- Stat Detail -- Game Log -- Pitching Splits
This page is sponsored by:
  -   As a Newberry native like Billy O'Dell this seemed like the page to sponsor. Also, Billy worked with my father Jack Carter for a while at Newberry Mills.

Player Notes:   Inducted into the Clemson University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1973
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This is a list of Major League games for Billy O'Dell that are deemed to be noteworthy throughout his career.

Career Pitching Feats

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Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1954-06-2022.131BALWS1HDL 1-7box - pbp31   1.0----1------------0--First Career Game
1954-07-2922.170BALWS1HDL 0-6box - pbp15L0.1344-1------------022First Career Game Started
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1957-04-2825.078BALWS1H0W 3-2box - pbp215SV3.2-----2-----------0--First Career Save
1957-06-0925.120BALCHAA0W 5-0box - pbp123W9.06---211-----------08911 Strikeouts, Shutout
1957-07-2825.169BALCHAHDL 3-4box - pbp133L7.08441310--1--------05210 Strikeouts
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1958-05-0326.083BALCLEHDW 3-2box - pbp151W13.0722127-----------095Game Score of 95
1958-07-1726.158BALCHAHNW 3-0box - pbp172W9.09----3-----------079Shutout
1958-08-1626.188BALWS1HNW 9-0box - pbp180W9.02---18-----------0962-hitter, Shutout, Game Score of 96
1958-09-0626.209BALBOSH0W 4-2box - pbp185W9.05221-10-----------08210 Strikeouts
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1959-09-0227.205BALBOSHNW 4-0box - pbp1120W9.07---25-----------081Shutout
1959-09-0727.210BALWS1HDW 7-0box - pbp1121W9.04---36-----------086Shutout
1959-09-2727.230BALNYAADW 3-1box - pbp1125W9.0611-110-----------08710 Strikeouts
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1960-07-0228.143SFNPHIANL 2-3box - pbp1151   10.07222111-----------07711 Strikeouts
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1961-06-1229.123SFNLANHDW 7-4box - pbp2189W5.2522--101--74571777.09171813--10 Strikeouts, 77.0 strike%
1961-07-0429.145SFNCHNADW 19-3box - pbp2195W9.02111113-----------0--13 Strikeouts, Game Score of 92
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1962-06-0530.116SFNCHNADW 11-4box - pbp1227W9.05431210-----------07210 Strikeouts
1962-06-2930.140SFNPHIHNW 4-3box - pbp1233W12.0833-212--1--------09512 Strikeouts, Game Score of 95
1962-09-0230.205SFNCINHDW 6-4box - pbp1249W9.01142--111----------07111 Strikeouts
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1963-07-3031.171SFNPHIHNW 5-0box - pbp1280W9.011---16-----------076Shutout
1963-09-2631.229SFNPHIHDW 10-0box - pbp1292W9.03---14-----------090Shutout, Game Score of 90
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1966-08-2834.200PITSLNADW 5-1box - pbp1438W5.1711--3-----------058100th career Win
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Career Batting Feats

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Game DateTeamOppPosLnG#ABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPNotes
1954-06-20BALWS1p91----------------First Career Game
1958-05-24BALCHAp956311--11--11-----First Career homer