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Willie HernandezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1995 MLB Years: 1977-1989
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-792Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGuillermo Hernandez Villanueva
Height6-3Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 14,1954 [64.096]PlaceAguada,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1973 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Signing Bonus$25,000Signing ScoutsRuben Amaro Sr
MLB DebutApril 9,1977 [22.146]
OrganizationsCHN [7] DET [6] NYA [1] PHI [1] TOR [1] Awards3Awards Voting2-394
TBC Player ID12732Retrosheet IDhernw001MLBAM ID115822
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks54Hittable54SO/BB68vsPower54Hitting13Durability75Team.491Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38Rel22873.036716600234110.09442371128788301.117.690.902.296.382.79.5333.38
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38Rel23823.77540540021359.2572625635383001.548.600.915.285.731.09.8004.38
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38Rel24445.01512490019079.0855044839533101.579.680.914.446.041.36.5004.19
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38Rel25194.405374600130108.01155853845756101.489.550.663.746.231.67.1003.57
1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-S/R26453.8918810200274.0843932527412001.5010.220.613.284.991.52.444-
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38Rel26003.9512012003213.2147608132001.619.22--5.278.561.63-2.45
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38R/CL27463.007507500301075.0742625324540001.318.880.362.886.482.25.4002.76
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38Rel28103.2011110004119.2168706180001.127.32--2.758.243.001.0001.84
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi48Rel28843.29630630027795.2933935926755001.248.750.852.457.062.88.6673.23
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet21CL29931.9280080006832140.09630306361122000.946.160.382.317.183.11.7502.50
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet21CL308102.7074074006431106.28238321314762000.906.921.101.186.415.43.4443.24
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet21R/CL31873.556406400532488.28735351321772101.228.831.322.137.823.67.5333.65
1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel32003.0020200003.04110120001.6712.00--3.006.002.00--
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet21Rel32343.67450450031849.0532720820301001.499.731.473.675.511.50.4294.99
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet21R/CL33653.066306300381067.2502423831593301.206.651.064.127.851.90.5453.94
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet21R/CL34225.743203200251531.0362120416300101.6610.341.154.608.621.88.5004.04
1991Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-Rel36114.22808002010.210552490001.318.441.693.377.592.25.500-
1995Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-Rel40217.67220220010027.0432423312162102.0414.331.004.005.331.33.667-
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter70633.3874411733004191471040.295243139297349788371001.258.200.843.016.792.26.5260.70
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter774.795084220122114.214169611044684101.6111.070.783.455.341.55.500-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter774.795084220122114.214169611044684101.6111.070.783.455.341.55.500-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter36312.98358035800279120481.24041751605213838410501.127.520.972.577.152.78.537-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter26283.81323113120011320463.04552171973618532922501.388.800.703.586.361.78.481-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter843.29630630027795.2933935926755001.248.750.852.457.062.88.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15133.381572155008831220.0200918320731668201.258.200.843.016.792.26.5360.70
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13134.7996158140234220.027113211719841308201.6111.070.783.455.341.55.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p226716010000000903000.063.063.063.1261019.143.000.000.0560.0047.370.000.000.000.00
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p23551100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p24528021001000501000.250.250.375.625319.667.125.125.2740.0055.560.000.000.0050.00
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p255319041001000701000.211.211.263.4745120.333.052.053.2120.0035.000.000.000.0025.00
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p27753100000101301000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.667.17620.0060.003.000.000.000.00
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p28112010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4530.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi48p286313250001100500000.385.385.385.7705013.625.000.077.3480.0038.460.000.000.000.00
1983Totals for NL-NL         7415260001100500000.400.400.400.8006015.600.000.067.3620.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p30741000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4506341320032012906000.206.219.238.45715270.382.032.079.0001.4341.4329.000.000.0015.38
Chicago Cubs Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter313492820021012406000.163.180.204.38410256.320.041.082.0001.7942.8624.000.000.0025.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6313250001100500000.385.385.385.7705013.625.000.077.0000.0038.460.000.000.000.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter741000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162231510011001002000.206.219.238.4575125.382.032.079.0001.4341.4329.000.000.0015.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22P67-110827-235351.0000.520.32-----67100.041.4
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P54-59212--14141.0000.260.24-----5598.233.3
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P51-794111-1615.9380.290.19-----5298.131.5
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P53-1081220-232321.0000.600.30-----53100.032.7
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn26P18--317-120201.0001.11------18100.013.3
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P12-13-3--331.0000.250.23-----12100.011.7
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P75-75522112827.9640.360.36-----75100.046.3
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28P63-95113-214141.0000.220.15-----63100.038.9
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P11-1914-1551.0000.450.26-----11100.06.8
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P80-140514-119191.0000.240.14-----80100.049.4
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P74-106771-1514.9330.190.13-----74100.046.0
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P64-88613--19191.0000.300.22-----64100.039.5
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet32P45-49241176.8570.130.12-----45100.027.8
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet33P63-67315-118181.0000.290.27-----63100.038.9
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet34P32-3124-1661.0000.190.19-----32100.019.8
1991Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor36P8---3-1331.0000.38------8100.05.6
1995Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya40P22--24-1661.0000.27------22100.015.8
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P744-103958169412231227.9830.310.22-----7440.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P48--524-329291.0000.60------480.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2267----------
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2354----------
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2451----------
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2553----------
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn2618----------
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2612----------
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2775----------
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2863----------
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2811----------
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet2980----------
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet3074----------
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet3164----------
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet3245----------
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet3363----------
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet3432----------
1991Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor368----------
1995Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya4022----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1983Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB28000.003004.0001400.250.000.002.259.004.000.00.000
1984Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB29002.253014.0311301.006.750.002.256.753.000.00.000
1984Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB29001.693025.1410000.786.750.000.000.0000.00.000
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB32000.001000.12000020.0054.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs002.0840400014.3501013001.3810.380.002.086.233.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs000.9660600029.3401014000.543.860.000.963.864.000.00.000

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1984AL Pitcher of the Month (July) ... American League Cy Young Award ... American League Most Valuable Player3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-12-20Released by Tigers. 
1984-03-24TradeTraded by Phillies with Dave Bergman to Tigers for Glenn Wilson and John Wockenfuss. 
1983-05-22TradeTraded by Cubs to Phillies for Bill Johnson and Dick Ruthven. 
1973-09-11ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
1973Philadelphia Phillies-1825,000-------25,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1985Detroit TigersTeam Payroll30660,000-135978++370,78060,000685,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll31960,000-68291++386,34760,0001,645,000
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll321,060,000-50394++344,90660,0002,705,000
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll331,210,000-44394++392,10762,5003,915,000
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll341,310,000-62493++429,80262,5005,225,000
* 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