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Bill ConnorsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1968 MLB Years: 1966-1968
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PositionsP-26Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Joseph Connors
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 2,1941PlaceSchenectady,New York
Death DateJune 18,2018 [76.228]
High SchoolBellarmine Prep (San Jose,CA)
CollegeSyracuse University (Syracuse,NY)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1961 by the Chicago Cubs.
MLB DebutMay 3,1966 [24.182]
OrganizationsNYN [2] CHN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID10123Retrosheet IDconnb101MLBAM ID112594
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Player Notes:   Participated in the 1953 and 1954 Little League World Series for Schenectady,NY
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts1Walks23Hittable4SO/BB1vsPower4Hitting0Durability13Team.397Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45Rel24017.3111011001016.02013134731001.6911.252.253.941.690.43.0006.74
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn38Rel25006.23615003013.089935130011.005.542.083.469.002.60-4.92
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn33,45Rel26019.00909003014.02114140781012.0013.50--4.505.141.14.0002.96
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter027.5326125007043.0493636719242021.5810.261.473.985.021.26.0002.47
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter017.6715114006027.0292323312211021.529.671.004.007.001.75.000-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter017.3111011001016.02013134731001.6911.252.253.941.690.43.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0107.53133512800360220.02511841843697123100101.5810.261.473.985.021.26.0002.47

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45p24110000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.686100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p2561000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn33,45p26910100000010010001.0001.0001.0002.0001031.000.0001.000.79433.330.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter262010000002001000.500.750.5001.250105.500.0001.000.00040.000.000.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter152010000001001000.500.667.5001.167104.500.000.500.00025.000.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter110000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162120600000012006000.500.750.5001.2506031.500.0001.000.00040.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P11-16-3--331.0000.270.19-----11100.06.8
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P6-13-------------6100.03.7
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P9-1432--551.0000.560.36-----9100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P26-4335--881.0000.310.19-----260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2411----------
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn256----------
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn269----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1977Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAMinorphi35Manager1367066.5151.03 
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca38Pitching Coach1629765.599--1Jim FreyLost World Series (Phillies)
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca39Pitching Coach1035053.48511.04Jim Frey,Dick HowserLost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn40Pitching Coach1627389.45119.05Lee Elia
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn41Pitching Coach1627191.43819.05Charlie Fox,Lee Elia
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42Pitching Coach1619665.596--1Jim FreyLost NLCS (Padres)
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn43Pitching Coach1617784.47823.54Jim Frey
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn44Pitching Coach1607090.43837.05Gene Michael,Jim Frey,John Vukovich
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea45Pitching Coach1627884.4817.04Dick Williams
1988Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea46Pitching Coach1616893.42235.57Dick Williams,Jim Snyder
1989New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya47Pitching Coach1617487.46014.55Dallas Green,Bucky Dent
1990New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya48Pitching Coach1626795.41421.07Stump Merrill,Bucky Dent
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn50Pitching Coach1627884.48118.04Jim Lefebvre
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn51Pitching Coach1628478.51913.04Jim Lefebvre
1994New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya52Bullpen Coach1137043.619--1Buck Showalter
1995New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya53Bullpen Coach1447965.5497.02Buck ShowalterLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1967-08-20Purchased by Mets from Cubs. 
1961-06-16ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* 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.